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Saturday Night Open

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Saturday Night Open

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5/11/2013 at 7:21pm
Benghazi exposed to be a big White House and State Department lie. The IRS caught targeting Tea Party groups and those “educating on the Constitution and Bill of Rights.” Republicans ready to pass amnesty for law breakers. There will be no Saturday Night Card Game tonight. I’m taking the night off and gathering my…
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IRS anti-Tea Party scandal gets real — senior IRS officials aware of targeting (Update – Chief Counsel knew and targets expanded to groups “educating on the Constitution and Bill of Rights”)

Posted by  ▪  May 11, 2013

IRS anti-Tea Party scandal gets real — senior IRS officials aware of targeting (Update – Chief Counsel knew and targets expanded to groups “educating on the Constitution and Bill of Rights”)

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5/11/2013 at 3:42pm
This is getting real. Yesterday it was just some “low level” employees involved. Now AP is reporting that senior IRS officials were aware of the targeting, via AP, IRS watchdog: Senior IRS officials knew in 2011 tea parties’ tax-exempt status being targeted (h/t @GabrielMalor): WASHINGTON (AP) — IRS watchdog: Senior IRS officials…
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Anti-Israel Prof. Noam Chomsky helped BDS get to Stephen Hawking

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Anti-Israel Prof. Noam Chomsky helped BDS get to Stephen Hawking

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5/11/2013 at 12:22pm
If you think Stephen Hawking’s decision not to attend a conference in Israel was a principled stand for academic or other freedoms, you can drop that notion. Hawking, as many have pointed out in the past few days, has attended conferences in the past several years in such beacons of academic freedom…
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How IRS targeting of Tea Party groups was exposed

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How IRS targeting of Tea Party groups was exposed

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5/11/2013 at 10:00am
Mark Levin details the history of the fight to expose the IRS targeting of conservative groups. Via DailyRushbo via Right Scoop:
 

“Think As You Are Told” Week at College Insurrection

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“Think As You Are Told” Week at College Insurrection

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5/11/2013 at 8:36am
Lords of the Flies: Johns Hopkins pro-choice group tries to silence pro-life students using “harassment” policy Northwestern Latino student group says eating tacos to celebrate Cinco de Mayo is racist Berkeley student govt calls for divestment from “United States Prison Industrial Complex” including, um, McDonalds Envelope with white powder sent to Alan Dershowitz, Harvard Law…
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Like a whole other, other country

Posted by  ▪  May 11, 2013

Like a whole other, other country

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5/11/2013 at 7:00am
Not Texas. Dear Prof. Jacobson, Well, the skies are blue, at least . . . After “One step away from #Gosnell,” I figure we need our spirits lifted a bit, so I present the following, taken in Burns, Oregon, the other day. Some background: Harney County, Oregon, is 10,226 sq. mi. (roughly the size of…
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The FIRE: “The government has mandated speech codes on all campuses”

Posted by  ▪  May 10, 2013

“I hoped I would never see this day, but I feared I would.”

The FIRE: “The government has mandated speech codes on all campuses”

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5/10/2013 at 5:56pm
The Foundation for Individual Rights In Higher Education (FIRE) is the premier non-partisan organization fighting to protect free speech and other constitutional rights on campus.  The FIRE defends everyone’s rights, regardless of political affiliation. We have cited The FIRE numerous times here and at College Insurrection, and they have submitted a few guest…
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Jay Carney attempts to throw CIA under the bus on Benghazi talking points

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Jay Carney attempts to throw CIA under the bus on Benghazi talking points

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5/10/2013 at 4:16pm
I’ll post the video when available. (Wow, GOP Rapid Response got this video out really quickly) Here are some tweets as it took place: Throwing CIA under bus never works, ask every prior President–> payback leaks— Legal Insurrection (@LegInsurrection) May 10, 2013 Carney: Should we have overruled the intelligence community?We relied on what they thought.Fighting…
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Mideast Media Sampler – 05/10/2013 – Newseum honors Terror TV

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Mideast Media Sampler – 05/10/2013 – Newseum honors Terror TV

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5/10/2013 at 3:00pm
1) When is news not really news? The Newseum – a museum devoted to the news business – recently held an event to honor journalists killed in the line of duty. Included in that honor members of Hamas who were killed by Israel this past November. Newseum honoring Hamas employees is an insult…
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Branco Cartoon – Grab A Mop

Posted by  ▪  May 10, 2013

Branco Cartoon – Grab A Mop

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5/10/2013 at 1:16pm
Note: You may reprint this cartoon provided you link back to this source. To see more Legal Insurrection Branco cartoons, click here. Branco’s page is Cartoonist A.F.Branco  
 

As IRS admits it targeted Tea Party groups, remember IRS is Obamacare enforcer

Posted by  ▪  May 10, 2013

A lesson also for blind faith in government to fairly enforce the Gang of 8 immigration provisions

As IRS admits it targeted Tea Party groups, remember IRS is Obamacare enforcer

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5/10/2013 at 11:50am
Mark Levin and the Landmark Legal Foundation fought to expose IRS political abuses directed at Tea Party groups. The NY Times reported at the time: Jay Sekulow, a conservative lawyer known more for his stands on religious freedom than for his tax work, said he is representing 16 Tea Party groups that are…
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Benghazi leaks finally breaking the damn media dam

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Benghazi leaks finally breaking the damn media dam

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5/10/2013 at 9:33am
ABC News blows the lid off the lies of the Obama administration regarding Susan Rice’s talking points. That lid already had been blown off by Stephen Hayes, but now it’s in the mainstream media. Exclusive:The Benghazi talking points underwent 12 revisions, extensive edits from State. They are all here: abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics…. #GMA— Jonathan Karl…
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More on the bad economics of Elizabeth Warren’s student loan proposal

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Pitting Federal Reserve risk-free short-term lending to banks versus long-term risky lending to students was pure political demagoguery.

More on the bad economics of Elizabeth Warren’s student loan proposal

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5/10/2013 at 8:29am
My post yesterday, Elizabeth Warren finds way to inflate Higher Ed bubble even more, has received a fair amount of attention. The Boston Globe featured the post in its coverage of the debate over Warren’s proposal, Swimming in student debt?  The article included this screen shot for the ages: Others are joining in…
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#OpUSA Fails Miserably But Succeeds in Uniting Israeli and US Cyber-Defenders

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#OpUSA Fails Miserably But Succeeds in Uniting Israeli and US Cyber-Defenders

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5/10/2013 at 7:25am
As expected, the #OpUSA campaign planned by hackers against US websites on May 7th turned out to be nothing more than mostly hot air.  All the promises to “wipe the US off the cyber map” resulted in a small number of annoyance defacements, many of them not even connected with the…
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Senate Hacks Free Market with Bipartisan Support

Posted by  ▪  May 9, 2013

Senate Hacks Free Market with Bipartisan Support

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5/9/2013 at 9:06pm
As a citizen activist, I remember how thrilled we were with the results of the 2010 election, in which the Republicans made enormous gains that were suppose to protect the free market. Fast forward to 2013.  The Senate has just approved the “Marketplace Fairness Act”, legislation that will end tax-free online shopping. …
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Why is Daily Kos so afraid of some speech competition from the Koch Brothers?

Posted by  ▪  May 9, 2013

Why is Daily Kos so afraid of some speech competition from the Koch Brothers?

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5/9/2013 at 6:00pm
The Daily Kos is reacting very hysterically to the mere possibility that the Koch Brothers might buy 8 Tribune Co. newspapers, including the L.A. Times. Kos has teamed up with SEIU and others to try to pressure the Tribune not to sell the papers to the Koch Brothers, as noted at Hot…
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Tunisian indicted in U.S. in connection with Canadian railway terror plot

Posted by  ▪  May 9, 2013

Tunisian indicted in U.S. in connection with Canadian railway terror plot

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5/9/2013 at 4:17pm
On April 22, 2013, we noted that a terror plot to derail trains headed for the United States was foiled, Canadian terrorist plot foiled — arrests made (Update – supported by al-Qaeda in Iran). The FBI made the following announcement of the indictment of a Tunisian, Ahmen Abassi,  in the U.S. in connection…
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