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Head in Hands

When it Comes to Voter ID, Ageism is the New Racism

Posted by  ▪  July 7, 2014

Acquiring an ID is far too complicated for America’s educated, apparently.

When it Comes to Voter ID, Ageism is the New Racism

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7/7/2014 at 1:37pm
Via the New York Times: …lawyers for seven college students and three voter-registration advocates are making the novel constitutional argument that the law violates the 26th Amendment, which lowered the voting age to 18 from 21. The amendment also declares that the right to vote “shall not be denied or abridged by…
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“All Kids Can Learn,” and Charter Schools are Raising the Bar

Posted by  ▪  July 7, 2014

It’s time to abolish the tyranny of low expectations.

“All Kids Can Learn,” and Charter Schools are Raising the Bar

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7/7/2014 at 11:15am
The latest series of polling data suggests that support for school choice in America is on the rise. A 2013 Luntz Global Public Opinion Survey (via National School Choice Week) showed that a majority of Americans fully support having more flexibility and more choice in their child’s education: Public support for school…
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American Monarchy

Monarchy in America – The Centralization of Power in the Executive Branch

Posted by  ▪  July 7, 2014

“America is dropping like a stone in rankings of freedom.”

Monarchy in America – The Centralization of Power in the Executive Branch

American Monarchy
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7/7/2014 at 9:45am
Tracy Oppenheimer of Reason TV recently interviewed Frank Buckley, an author and law professor at George Mason University. Buckley contends that the power of the presidency has strayed from what the framers intended: Presidential Power and the Rise of American Monarchy: Q&A with Author Frank Buckley “America is dropping like a stone in…
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Shelly Dadon

Israeli reaction to murder of teen a sign of Israel’s moral strength

Posted by  ▪  July 7, 2014

Where is the Palestinian soul searching over the murders of Shelly Dadon, Gil-ad Shaar, Eyal Yifrach and Naftali Fraenkel?

Israeli reaction to murder of teen a sign of Israel’s moral strength

Shelly Dadon
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7/7/2014 at 8:20am
Israel is undergoing intense soul searching, as a nation, for the actions of what are believed to be 6 Israeli Jews in murdering an Israeli Arab teen, Mohammed Abu Khedair, in retaliation for the kidnapping and murder of three Israeli teens, Gil-ad Shaar, Eyal Yifrach and Naftali Fraenkel. Much of that critic…
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Border Patrol Babysitters

Branco Cartoon – Baby Daddy

Posted by  ▪  July 7, 2014

Branco Cartoon – Baby Daddy

Border Patrol Babysitters
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7/7/2014 at 6:45am
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
 
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Welcome to the Border Crisis, Mr. Congressman

Posted by  ▪  July 6, 2014

Members of Congress are heading to Texas to visit border area detention facilities.

Welcome to the Border Crisis, Mr. Congressman

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7/6/2014 at 7:02pm
Via Fox News: The Department of Health and Human Services is allowing members of Congress to visit a Texas immigration detention center amid growing concerns about access to such facilities housing the recent surge of children who have illegally crossed the U.S.-Mexico border. The tour is scheduled to take place Tuesday morning. The…
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Obama NSA Speech

You’re not paranoid, the government really is watching you

Posted by  ▪  July 6, 2014

NSA capturing more non-targeted than targeted communications.

You’re not paranoid, the government really is watching you

Obama NSA Speech
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7/6/2014 at 5:30pm
After an extraordinary four-month data-crunching investigation of material leaked by Edward Snowden, the Washington Post let off some fireworks this Fourth of July weekend. Their investigation proves that the National Security Agency (NSA) has monitored many more ordinary Americans’ internet usage than non-American foreigners under suspicion of terrorist activities. Nine of 10…
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Wendy Davis Supporters Can’t Name One of Her Legislative Accomplishments

Posted by  ▪  July 6, 2014

“To be perfectly honest with you, I can’t name one.”

Wendy Davis Supporters Can’t Name One of Her Legislative Accomplishments

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7/6/2014 at 4:00pm
Wendy Davis supporters are pretty excited about her campaign for governor of Texas but when pressed to name one of her legislative accomplishments, they’re surprisingly silent. Yehuda Remer of Truth Revolt sees a pattern: Just as Hillary Clinton supporters were unable to name a single accomplishment of the former Secretary of State, Wendy…
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Gotta love that free contraception!

Posted by  ▪  July 6, 2014

By way of a HHS decision, we are all paying for it.

Gotta love that free contraception!

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7/6/2014 at 2:30pm
Isn’t this wonderful? More than half of privately insured women are getting free birth control under President Barack Obama’s health law, a major coverage shift that’s likely to advance. …The share of privately insured women who got their birth control pills without a copayment jumped to 56 percent [in 2013], from 14 percent…
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Arab Violence Against Israel and Jews Continues

Posted by  ▪  July 6, 2014

With the media focused on one murder case, the ongoing violence against Israelis is largely ignored

Arab Violence Against Israel and Jews Continues

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7/6/2014 at 1:00pm
While the media has been focused on the arrests of up to six Jews in the killing of Mohammed Abu Kheidr, Arab violence against Israel has been continuing. The Jerusalem Post reports: The Sha’ar Hanegev Regional Council area was battered with ten rockets from Gaza. Residents of the communities in the Sha’ar Hanegev area…
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If Obama isn’t secretly urging Elizabeth Warren to run, he should be

Posted by  ▪  July 6, 2014

Obama’s Mini-Me will protect all of Obama’s, ahem, accomplishments.

If Obama isn’t secretly urging Elizabeth Warren to run, he should be

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7/6/2014 at 11:30am
Ed Klein reports that Obama is using Valerie Jarrett to urge Elizabeth Warren to challenge Hillary in the primary to protect Obama’s transformation of the nation into something of which he and Michelle can be proud. Warren will protect Obama’s, ahem, achievements, Hillary can’t be trusted to do that. It’s entirely believable. …
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Sunday morning links

Posted by  ▪  July 6, 2014

Research into social media’s impact on relationships, Twitter drama, Open Carry Guitar rally and more.

Sunday morning links

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7/6/2014 at 10:00am
Some links from around the web for your weekend reading. Social media use may have some negative impact on some relationships, at least, according to a couple of separate recent studies. (Hint: Get your face out of that cell phone once in awhile). This study focused on Twitter…via The Daily Beast, #Fail: How…
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Reports: Six Israeli Jews arrested in murder of Palestinian teen

Posted by  ▪  July 6, 2014

Murderers of three Israeli teens still on the loose.

Reports: Six Israeli Jews arrested in murder of Palestinian teen

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7/6/2014 at 8:33am
Reports this morning from Israel indicate that six Israeli Jews have been arrested in the murder of Mohammed Abu Kheidr, apparently as retaliation for the murder of three Israeli teens, Gil-ad Shaar, Eyal Yifrach and Naftali Fraenkel. The Times of Israel reports: Six suspects have been arrested and interrogated in connection with the…
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Bumper Stickers - Porter TX - Jesus Saves Obama Spends

Heretic

Posted by  ▪  July 6, 2014

Texas-sized

Heretic

Bumper Stickers - Porter TX - Jesus Saves Obama Spends
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7/6/2014 at 7:30am
Professor J… I was at my Local Tractor Supply store in Porter, Texas, just northeast of Houston on I69 and saw this in the parking lot. As you can see,it’s a veritable rolling billboard for the First Amendment. I didn’t see the driver, but up here in this neck of the woods…
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Benjamin Moore Clinton Brown Color

Your paint may be racist

Posted by  ▪  July 5, 2014

Saturday Night Card Game – What’s a paint company to do to describe [unmentionable color]?

Your paint may be racist

Benjamin Moore Clinton Brown Color
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7/5/2014 at 8:00pm
Please make it stop. First they came for Black List, Baa Baa Black Sheep,Rejigger, Providence Plantations, Black Friday, Gobbledygook, Illegal Immigrant, Undocumented Immigrant, Master Bedroom, Chink in the Armor, and even the use of white copy paper and brown bagging it to lunch. Politically correct speech has become an Albatross around our necks. Then they came for the paint, and there were few words left to defend it. Fired employee…
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al-Baghdadi July 5

Head of ISIS Caliphate Speaks In Ramadan Video

Posted by  ▪  July 5, 2014

al-Baghdadi combines prayer with call for jihad

Head of ISIS Caliphate Speaks In Ramadan Video

al-Baghdadi July 5
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7/5/2014 at 6:35pm
The self-proclaimed leader of the united Islamic State, or Caliphate, appeared for the first time in public on Saturday since his military organization took large parts of territory in northern Iraq. Before being named “caliph” Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was the leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (known…
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George Will

Hobby Lobby beats the Bullies

Posted by  ▪  July 5, 2014

“Legal consequences of political tactics by today’s progressives.”

Hobby Lobby beats the Bullies

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7/5/2014 at 5:00pm
In his new column at the Washington Post, George Will examines the recent rulings of the Supreme Court on Hobby Lobby and unions. As usual, Will has the facts on his side: The Supreme Court reins in government bullies Two 5 to 4 decisions this week, on the final decision day of the Supreme…
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