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Al Sharpton Barack Obama Blaze Video Same Words

Words, just (the same) words

Posted by  ▪  February 27, 2014

Words, just (the same) words

Al Sharpton Barack Obama Blaze Video Same Words
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2/27/2014 at 10:44am
Remember Obama and Deval Patrick’s “just words” similarity? That’s nothing compared to this hysterical video mash up from The Blaze:
 
Crimea protest 2-27-2014 Sevastopol

LIVE Updates — #Ukraine #Russia #Crimea crisis

Posted by  ▪  February 27, 2014

LIVE Updates — #Ukraine #Russia #Crimea crisis

Crimea protest 2-27-2014 Sevastopol
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2/27/2014 at 9:18am
There have been some developments in Ukraine since late yesterday. In Crimea, armed gunmen seized the regional government headquarters and parliament buildings and raised the Russian flag, according to Reuters. Armed men seized the regional government headquarters and parliament in Ukraine’s Crimea on Thursday and raised the Russian flag, alarming Kiev’s new rulers,…
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(Joseph Walker "road rage" shooting scene.)

Off-Duty Cop “Road Rage” Case: Cracks Appear in Prosecution Narrative

Posted by  ▪  February 27, 2014

Motion to dismiss indictment unlikely to succeed, but effectively degrades prosecution’s narrative of guilt

Off-Duty Cop “Road Rage” Case: Cracks Appear in Prosecution Narrative

(Joseph Walker "road rage" shooting scene.)
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2/27/2014 at 7:30am
First, full disclosure: I was contacted personally by one of the lawyers for Joseph Walker, the New Jersey law enforcement officer charged with first degree murder by Maryland in the “road rage” shooting death of Joseph Dean Harvey, Jr. Walker’s defense attorney Charles Curlett told me that he’d seen the coverage of…
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William Jacobson at Ithaca College Case for Israel Academic Freedom w Hillel students

The Case for Israel and Academic Freedom

Posted by  ▪  February 26, 2014

My talk at Ithaca College in opposition to the academic boycott of Israel

The Case for Israel and Academic Freedom

William Jacobson at Ithaca College Case for Israel Academic Freedom w Hillel students
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2/26/2014 at 9:00pm
I appeared on Tuesday evening, February 25, 2014, at Ithaca College for a talk on The Case for Israel and Academic Freedom. The appearance was in response to the appearance at Ithaca College of Cornell Professor Eric Cheyfitz, a vocal supporter of the anti-Israel BDS movement and particlarly the American Studies Association academic…
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Troops in western Russia placed on alert in drill

Posted by  ▪  February 26, 2014

Troops in western Russia placed on alert in drill

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2/26/2014 at 7:25pm
Amid ongoing tension in Ukraine, Russia’s president ordered a military drill Wednesday, scheduled to continue until March 3rd. From the NY Times: President Vladimir V. Putin ordered a surprise exercise of ground and air forces on Ukraine’s doorstep Wednesday, intending to demonstrate his country’s military preparedness at a time of heightened tensions with…
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(Joseph Dean Harvey, Jr.)

Off-duty “Road Rage” Cop lawyer: Grand Jury given “materially false and misleading testimony”

Posted by  ▪  February 26, 2014

Walker defense attorney seeks dismissal of first degree murder indictment of Walker

Off-duty “Road Rage” Cop lawyer: Grand Jury given “materially false and misleading testimony”

(Joseph Dean Harvey, Jr.)
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2/26/2014 at 1:30pm
The lawyer representing New Jersey Detective Joseph Walker, awaiting trial for first degree murder in the Maryland shooting death of Joseph Dean Harvey Jr., has filed a motion to have the charges dismissed on the grounds that “the assistant state’s attorney and the Maryland state trooper, who led the investigation, presented materially…
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Returning Syrian Jihadists coming to a town near you?

Posted by  ▪  February 26, 2014

Foreign fighters recruited by Al Qaeda and Hezbollah are fighting in Syria. What happens when they come home?

Returning Syrian Jihadists coming to a town near you?

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2/26/2014 at 11:45am
A number of news stories have focused on the threat that jihadists returning from Syria present. In December, the Wall Street Journal reported Jihadists Returning Home to Europe From Syria Pose New Terror Threat: Authorities in the U.K. and France recently made several terror-related arrests of individuals suspected of links to Syria. … For…
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UCLA student we just fucking blew it

Video – UCLA student melts down after anti-Israel resolution defeated

Posted by  ▪  February 26, 2014

Tears and screams from anti-Israel BDS movement after stunning defeat.

Video – UCLA student melts down after anti-Israel resolution defeated

UCLA student we just fucking blew it
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2/26/2014 at 10:34am
We covered the defeat of the UCLA divestment resolution earlier. Here is a video of how a student council member note taker, who apparently supported the resolution, reacted (the sound on the Google Hangout live feed (via Daily Bruin) was low, so turn up the volume): (Note: I have learned that the student…
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UCLA votes 7-5 against BDS resolution

UCLA Student Council rejects anti-Israel divestment resolution

Posted by  ▪  February 26, 2014

Huge defeat for Boycott Divest Sanction movement — anti-Israel students in shock

UCLA Student Council rejects anti-Israel divestment resolution

UCLA votes 7-5 against BDS resolution
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2/26/2014 at 9:33am
After an all-night session, the UCLA student council defeated an ant-Israel divestment resolution by a vote of 7-5.  (Featured image is moment vote announced.) The vote received enormous attention, and was trending in the U.S. on Twitter. This is a huge defeat for BDS on campus. Divestment resolutions recently were overturned at…
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Hutchinson

HuffPo writer: Republicans can never not be racist

Posted by  ▪  February 26, 2014

And apparently there’s no such thing as a racist Democrat

HuffPo writer: Republicans can never not be racist

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2/26/2014 at 8:20am
In a recent Huffington Post column, co-host of the Al Sharpton show and “frequent MSNBC contributor,” Earl Ofari Hutchinson (pictured above) had some choice words for members of the Republican party. It appears, according to Hutchinson, that regardless of whether Republicans like Rand Paul, Ted Cruz, and Rick Perry denounce rocker Ted…
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Bumper Sticker - Evanston IL - torn obama sticker

Missed a spot

Posted by  ▪  February 26, 2014

Missed a spot

Bumper Sticker - Evanston IL - torn obama sticker
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2/26/2014 at 7:00am
Herbie from Chicago sends this along: Spotted in an Evanston, Illinois parking lot. Someone apparently changed hiser mind about the Veep and Vice-Veep. Looks like s/he missed a spot:
 
Kansas City Police Officer Donald Hubbard beaten by Anthony Bruno

Video: Kansas City policeman shoots attacker on top and punching

Posted by  ▪  February 25, 2014

Zimmerman redux: Police officer having head beaten into sidewalk by unarmed attacker draws his pistol, kills attacker

Video: Kansas City policeman shoots attacker on top and punching

Kansas City Police Officer Donald Hubbard beaten by Anthony Bruno
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2/25/2014 at 7:20pm
For a dramatic example of how quickly a fight can go bad even for a trained, experienced, and armed police officer against an unarmed aggressor — an example with eerie parallels to George Zimmerman’s defensive shooting of Trayvon Martin — see this bit of cellphone video. It captures a Kansas City Police…
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Ukraine Parliament

Ukraine parliament delays formation of new government

Posted by  ▪  February 25, 2014

Ukraine parliament delays formation of new government

Ukraine Parliament
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2/25/2014 at 5:44pm
The Ukrainian parliament delayed a Tuesday deadline to form a new government, postponing those efforts until Thursday. From FOX News: Ukraine’s interim leaders pushed back their self-imposed deadline to form a unity government Tuesday, while the whereabouts of the country’s fugitive president, Viktor Yanukovych, remained unknown. Members of the Ukrainian parliament had set a…
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http://youtu.be/Mo5TfQpskNo

Truth in Obamacare consumer price increase billing

Posted by  ▪  February 25, 2014

Just passing along the cost to consumers, so shouldn’t they know it?

Truth in Obamacare consumer price increase billing

http://youtu.be/Mo5TfQpskNo
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2/25/2014 at 2:30pm
The myth of most government imposed costs is that it hits the business. In fact businesses pass along higher costs through higher prices. Usually the precise government imposed cost is hidden. In the age of Obamacare, however, some businesses are breaking out the Obamacare cost as a separate billable line item. Makes sense. Via Washington Free…
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U.N. Human Rights Council video screen cap

Human Rights are in the worst of hands at the U.N.

Posted by  ▪  February 25, 2014

The continuing and absurd U.N. vendetta against Israel

Human Rights are in the worst of hands at the U.N.

U.N. Human Rights Council video screen cap
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2/25/2014 at 11:04am
So much of the propaganda against Israel comes from the United Nations. But the U.N. human rights bureaucracy has no credibility, as this video demonstrates.
 
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California Chapter of ASA refuses to apply anti-Israel academic boycott

Posted by  ▪  February 25, 2014

An important crack in the ASA academic boycott facade.

California Chapter of ASA refuses to apply anti-Israel academic boycott

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2/25/2014 at 9:19am
I noted yesterday that the Executive Committee of the American Studies Association has told its Regional Chapter Officers not to communicate with me substantively regarding whether the Chapters will apply the anti-Israel academic boycott adopted by ASA at the national level. Regional Chapter involvement in the boycott is important for many reasons. The…
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Bridal Magazine Cuba Hot

Bridal magazine touts travel to Cuba, “it’s hot!”

Posted by  ▪  February 25, 2014

You can witness oppression “before there’s a Starbucks on every corner”

Bridal magazine touts travel to Cuba, “it’s hot!”

Bridal Magazine Cuba Hot
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2/25/2014 at 7:30am
Brides take note: apparently the cool thing to do right now is choose a honeymoon destination like Cuba where you can witness oppression “before there’s a Starbucks on every corner” and you can see all its “sexy, vintage style intact.” At least, according to the free magazine Bloomgingdale’s is handing out to…
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