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Jeb Bush: I Support Gun Rights

Posted by  ▪  April 11, 2015

(So Don’t Worry About Immigration or Education)

Jeb Bush: I Support Gun Rights

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4/11/2015 at 4:30pm
Jeb Bush has a problem.  He wants to be president, and he is apparently planning to run as a Republican; however, he’s not particularly conservative in key areas that are important to the conservative base, including immigration and education. On the world stage, Bush sees America as “a leader among equals,” whatever…
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Democrats: Pelosi Needs to Go

Posted by  ▪  April 11, 2015

“Nancy Pelosi will not lead us back into the majority.”

Democrats: Pelosi Needs to Go

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4/11/2015 at 3:00pm
Now that Harry Reid has announced his retirement, some Democrats think it’s time for Pelosi to do the same. Two congressmen from Massachusetts are leading the charge. Daniel Bassali of the Washington Free Beacon: Dem Reps: Nancy Pelosi Needs to Go A couple of Massachusetts congressmen suggested Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s (D., Calif.) efforts in…
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Bloomberg Politics Tries to Help Hillary, Fails Miserably

Posted by  ▪  April 11, 2015

No, Nancy Reagan did not endorse Hillary Clinton

Bloomberg Politics Tries to Help Hillary, Fails Miserably

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4/11/2015 at 1:00pm
Hillary Clinton has a number of hills to climb and unflattering revelations about her character to overcome, but one of the most problematic things that she faces is that no one can seem to name even one accomplishment from her time at State or even from her time in the Senate. …
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On shooting fleeing suspects

Posted by  ▪  April 11, 2015

Not so fast.

On shooting fleeing suspects

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4/11/2015 at 11:00am
The killing of Walter Scott by Officer MIchael Slager was caught on video, leaving no doubt that he was shot in the back while fleeing from a traffic stop. A commenter on my blog asked whether the hue and cry that has resulted means that “if you can run…
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Film Studies Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  April 11, 2015

Your weekly report from the world of higher education.

Film Studies Week at College Insurrection

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4/11/2015 at 9:00am
Some films are more controversial than others. Boston University Screens Documentary Film About Campus Rape University of Michigan Backtracks Plans to Cancel Showing of American Sniper Just working in video production can get you into trouble. Barry University Student Suspended for Working With James O’Keefe Barry University Prof Files Charges Against Student Who Worked With James…
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Boston Bomber Death Penalty Trial Begins April 21

Posted by  ▪  April 11, 2015

Death, or Life?

Boston Bomber Death Penalty Trial Begins April 21

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4/11/2015 at 7:20am
On Wednesday, a jury in Boston found Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty of capital murder. The prosecution went 30 for 30 on all counts, including all 17 charges that include a penalty of either death or life in prison. Yesterday, U.S. District Judge George O’Toole announced that the second…
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Can conservatives fall in love again with Marco Rubio?

Posted by  ▪  April 10, 2015

Remember when Rubio was the upstart “Not One Red Cent” candidate?

Can conservatives fall in love again with Marco Rubio?

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4/10/2015 at 7:30pm
Marco Rubio is set to announce a run for President on Monday. We haven’t talked a lot about Marco recently, ever since the immigration debacle, from which he has backed away.  (Like Scott Walker?) That event seemed to take him off the radar. But why? We remember Marco. The insurgent Tea Party candidate who…
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The White House’s Cognitive Dissonance on Iran

Posted by  ▪  April 10, 2015

Is the White House paying attention to what the White House is saying?

The White House’s Cognitive Dissonance on Iran

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4/10/2015 at 6:00pm
We already know that there’s a lot the White House isn’t telling us when it comes to the nuclear scam deal “framework” it claims to have worked out with the Iranians. Yesterday, Professor Jacobson explained that after the “framework” was announced, it became almost immediately apparent that the US, Europe, and…
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Is this the video Hillary will release when she announces?

Posted by  ▪  April 10, 2015

She said, she said.

Is this the video Hillary will release when she announces?

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4/10/2015 at 4:30pm
By all accounts of the dozens of news outlets who have scoops signifying their insider status with Team Hillary, Hillary Clinton will announce her presidential run in a tweet and video to be released Sunday. I’m expecting the tweet to say something like: “Break the Glass Ceiling, Y’all.” But what of the video? Is…
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More Drama for the Secret Service

Posted by  ▪  April 10, 2015

*holds head in hands*

More Drama for the Secret Service

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4/10/2015 at 2:45pm
Just when you thought it was safe to hop back on the motorcade… A member of the Uniformed Division of the Secret Service has been placed on administrative leave and had his security clearance suspended after being arrested Friday. The agent has been charged with misdemeanor destruction of property. We don’t have…
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Purple Hearts Awarded to Fort Hood Victims

Posted by  ▪  April 10, 2015

“Nothing has defeated you. Today is about victory.”

Purple Hearts Awarded to Fort Hood Victims

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4/10/2015 at 1:15pm
In 2009, Nidal Hasan opened fire on Fort Hood. When the bullets finally stopped flying, 13 people lay dead, and another 32 were injured in what was the deadliest attack ever on a U.S. military installation. The United States government deemed the attack “Workplace Violence”, drawing backlash amongst military advocates. Congress,…
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Flashback Friday: Hillary attempts “Southern,” fails

Posted by  ▪  April 10, 2015

No. Just stop.

Flashback Friday: Hillary attempts “Southern,” fails

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4/10/2015 at 11:40am
Presidential election cycles are exciting times. Normally, we like to focus on the “important issues” facing our candidates—the sorts of things that can really make or break a candidacy like policy, polling numbers, or debate prowess (or lack thereof.) Too often we get wrapped up in the things that actually matter and…
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Clyburn Blames ALEC for Scott Shooting

Posted by  ▪  April 10, 2015

Any excuse to start a political fight…

Clyburn Blames ALEC for Scott Shooting

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4/10/2015 at 10:00am
ALEC, or the American Legislative Exchange Council is an organization that is described as such: “…is a nonprofit organization of conservative state legislators and private sector representatives that drafts and shares model state-level legislation for distribution among state governments in the United States. According to its website, ALEC “works to advance the fundamental…
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Indiana’s Memories Pizza Reopens

Posted by  ▪  April 10, 2015

$842,000 dollars richer…

Indiana’s Memories Pizza Reopens

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4/10/2015 at 8:30am
After being bombarded with threats last week for their traditionally Christian stance on marriage, Memories Pizza was forced to close. Yesterday, they reopened their doors with over $800,000 dollars in the bank. FOX News reported: Northern Indiana pizzeria that backed religious law reopens A northern Indiana pizzeria that closed after its owner supported Indiana’s…
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Dash Cam Footage of Walter Scott Shooting Released

Posted by  ▪  April 10, 2015

How could this happen?

Dash Cam Footage of Walter Scott Shooting Released

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4/10/2015 at 7:00am
Authorities have released more information regarding the police officer shooting of Walter Scott. Last weekend, cell phone footage surfaced showing South Carolina officer Michael Slager pursuing and then shooting a fleeing Scott several times in the back. The video evidence itself was damning, but it left a lot of people wondering…
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AACONS Interviews Allen West and Josh Blackman

Posted by  ▪  April 9, 2015

AACONS sits down with Allen West and Josh Blackman to discuss the news of the day.

AACONS Interviews Allen West and Josh Blackman

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4/9/2015 at 8:15pm
Allen West is CEO of the National Center for Policy Analysis. Formerly, he served as an US Representative representing Florida’s 22nd and 18th District. He is a 22 year veteran of the military where he earned the rank of Lieutenant Colonel as well as a Bronze Star and a Meritorious Service…
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The Obama Administration’s Nonproliferation Hypocrisy

Posted by  ▪  April 9, 2015

They have come to praise the treaty … and bury it.

The Obama Administration’s Nonproliferation Hypocrisy

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4/9/2015 at 6:45pm
I visited the State Department’s website earlier this week and I was greeted by an item hailing the 45th anniversary of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT). After hailing the treaty the article goes on to say more explicitly, “[i]f we didn’t already have the NPT, we would desperately need it today.” A couple…
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