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Boycott supporters plead for Universities to ease pressure on American Studies Association

Posted by  ▪  February 7, 2014

National Lawyers Guild and others accuse universities of “McCarthy” like intimidation of academic boycott supporters.

Boycott supporters plead for Universities to ease pressure on American Studies Association

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2/7/2014 at 3:01pm
Over 225 University Presidents have issued statements condeming the anti-Israel academic boycott by the American Studies Association as a threat to academic freedom and education, as have several major academic organizations such as the American Association of University Professors and the Association of American Universities. Of the 80 ASA Institutional Members, at…
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Defense Counsel Cory Strolla pointing

Mid-Day Wrapup: “Loud Music” Murder Trial, Day Two

Posted by  ▪  February 7, 2014

Four first responders, and Kevin Thompson, Durango passenger, testified

Mid-Day Wrapup: “Loud Music” Murder Trial, Day Two

Defense Counsel Cory Strolla pointing
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2/7/2014 at 1:07pm
The court moved through five witnesses this morning, as they proceeded with the State’s presentation of its case in the “loud music” first degree murder trial of Michael Dunn, for the shooting death of 17-year-old Jordan Davis. The first four witnesses were all first responders–three police officers and a Fire & Rescue…
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Brainwashing works

Posted by  ▪  February 7, 2014

Repeat “Blame Bush” ad infinitum — it works!

Brainwashing works

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2/7/2014 at 11:10am
From CNN: Five years into Obama’s presidency, only a third of the public believes that Obama and the Democrats are primarily responsible for the country’s current economic problems. More Americans continue to blame former President Bush and the Republicans. But the number who say the GOP is more responsible – now at…
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Police Officer Robert Holmes, Michael Dunn "loud music" murder trial

LIVE COVERAGE: “Loud Music” Murder Trial, Day Two

Posted by  ▪  February 7, 2014

Real-time legal analysis from self-defense law expert and attorney Andrew Branca

LIVE COVERAGE: “Loud Music” Murder Trial, Day Two

Police Officer Robert Holmes, Michael Dunn "loud music" murder trial
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2/7/2014 at 9:12am
Welcome to day two of our live coverage of the “loud music” 1st degree murder trial of Michael Dunn in real time. Here are a couple live video feeds, with the smaller, upper-most feed proving the most reliable yesterday. At the bottom of the post is a live Twitter feed with my…
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Wendy Davis supports open carry

Posted by  ▪  February 7, 2014

And also the ability to carry handguns not-concealed

Wendy Davis supports open carry

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2/7/2014 at 8:15am
She’s the rock ’em sock ’em cowgirl, now. Goodbye pink sneakers, hello six shooter. Because abortion isn’t going to win her the Governorship. Wendy Davis joins Greg Abbott in supporting ‘open carry’ gun law The Wild West tradition of openly carrying your six-shooter on the street has long been banned in Texas under state…
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Obama-care Kills Jobs

Branco Cartoon – O-verdosed

Posted by  ▪  February 7, 2014

Branco Cartoon – O-verdosed

Obama-care Kills Jobs
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2/7/2014 at 7:00am
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Michael Dunn Attorney Corey Strolla Opening Statement

“Loud Music” Murder Trial Day 1: Animosity and Provocation Narratives Emerge

Posted by  ▪  February 6, 2014

State emphasizes Dunn’s animosity, premeditation; the Defense weak police work, provocation, emotional trauma

“Loud Music” Murder Trial Day 1: Animosity and Provocation Narratives Emerge

Michael Dunn Attorney Corey Strolla Opening Statement
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2/6/2014 at 9:05pm
The key legal narratives of both the State and defense began to emerge this afternoon as the Michael Dunn “loud music” murder trial kicked off with an afternoon launch. Dunn, 47-years-old, is charged with 1st degree murder for the shooting death of 17-year-old Jordan Davis. The State believes Dunn shot Jordan out…
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The undead: Communism and Socialism

Posted by  ▪  February 6, 2014

Why do socialism and communism continue to appeal to so many people even after they’ve been proven so wrong?

The undead: Communism and Socialism

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2/6/2014 at 6:15pm
Communism/Socialism is an idea whose time has always come, ever-fresh and ever-new. It keeps rearing its ugly head wearing a new mask, like some vampire returning in a different guise. But can’t we finally drive a stake through its wretched heart? Robert Stacy McCain describes the latest renaissance of an idea that…
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James Carville joins FOX News as contributor

Posted by  ▪  February 6, 2014

James Carville joins FOX News as contributor

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2/6/2014 at 4:38pm
James Carville has found a new home at FOX News. From FOX News: Veteran Democratic strategist James Carville has been hired as a Fox News contributor. The former Bill Clinton adviser will join the network to provide political commentary. Bill Shine, executive vice president of programming, announced the move on Thursday. “James’ successful and storied…
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U.S. House introduces bipartisan anti-academic boycott bill

Posted by  ▪  February 6, 2014

More fallout from American Studies Association anti-Israel boycott

U.S. House introduces bipartisan anti-academic boycott bill

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2/6/2014 at 3:04pm
While legislation regarding academic boycotts is stalled in the NY State Assembly after widespread protests, a federal bill has been introduced by House Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam (R., Ill.) and Rep. Dan Lipinski (D., Ill.). The bill is embedded at the bottom of this post. Roskam was one of the Congressman…
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John Kerry’s loose lips may sink peace ship

Posted by  ▪  February 6, 2014

Publicly overhyping boycott threat as means of pressuring Israel merely emboldens anti-Israel rejectionists

John Kerry’s loose lips may sink peace ship

BDS New Seasons store Portland
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2/6/2014 at 1:48pm
John Kerry has done a great disservice to the peace process by pumping up the anti-Israel boycott movement far beyond its reality, and doing so in a way that was widely and accurately perceived as a bullying threat to Israel.  Such overhyping only serves to entrench those who think Israel can…
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Michael Dunn During Opening Statement by Defense

LIVE COVERAGE: “Loud Music” Murder Trial

Posted by  ▪  February 6, 2014

Real-time legal analysis from self-defense law expert and attorney Andrew Branca

LIVE COVERAGE: “Loud Music” Murder Trial

Michael Dunn During Opening Statement by Defense
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2/6/2014 at 12:24pm
As we did during the Zimmerman trial, we plan to cover the “loud music” 1st degree murder trial of Michael Dunn in real time. Here are a couple live video feeds, we’re not yet sure which will prove more reliable. At the bottom of the post is a live Twitter feed with…
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IRS Bonus Cartoon

Branco Cartoon – Stupid Dog Tricks

Posted by  ▪  February 6, 2014

Branco Cartoon – Stupid Dog Tricks

IRS Bonus Cartoon
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2/6/2014 at 12:13pm
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State Attorney Angela Corey, leading the "loud music" 1st degree murder prosecution of Michael Dunn

“Loud Music” Murder Trial Begins: Meet the Jurors

Posted by  ▪  February 6, 2014

Ten women and six men empaneled, of various ethnicities and backgrounds

“Loud Music” Murder Trial Begins: Meet the Jurors

State Attorney Angela Corey, leading the "loud music" 1st degree murder prosecution of Michael Dunn
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2/6/2014 at 10:23am
The Florida “loud music” murder trial begins at Noon today. As you’ll recall, 47-year-old Michael Dunn is charged with 1st degree murder (FL Statute 782.04) in the shooting death of 17-year-old Jordan Davis, and the attempted murder of three of Davis’ companions, all of whom were also struck by bullets.  Dunn claims…
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Ukraine parliament to draft bill on constitutional amendments

Posted by  ▪  February 6, 2014

Ukraine parliament to draft bill on constitutional amendments

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2/6/2014 at 9:28am
An early morning report from Reuters on Thursday indicated that Ukraine’s parliament has agreed to try and work on a joint bill on constitutional amendments. The parties in Ukraine’s deadlocked parliament agreed on Thursday to try to draft a joint bill on constitutional amendments that could be put to a vote as…
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Judge Russell Healey, presiding over the "loud music" 1st degree murder trial of Michael Dunn in the shooting death of Jordan Davis

“Loud Music” Murder Trial: Jury Selection Completed, Trial To Begin Tomorrow

Posted by  ▪  February 5, 2014

10 women, 6 men empaneled as jury, trial begins tomorrow at Noonrop

“Loud Music” Murder Trial: Jury Selection Completed, Trial To Begin Tomorrow

Judge Russell Healey, presiding over the "loud music" 1st degree murder trial of Michael Dunn in the shooting death of Jordan Davis
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2/5/2014 at 8:00pm
A jury of 10 women and 6 men were chosen today for the first degree murder trial of 47-year-old Michael Dunn, charged in the shooting death of 17-year-old Jordan Davis.  Twelve of these sixteen will sit as primary jurors, and another four as alternates, but it was not yet clear as…
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Clay Aiken officially announces run for Congress

Posted by  ▪  February 5, 2014

Clay Aiken officially announces run for Congress

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2/5/2014 at 6:30pm
Former American Idol star Clay Aiken has officially announced his bid for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in the second district of North Carolina. The seat is currently held by Republican Rep. Renee Ellmers.  (Some may remember the videotaped message that Ellmers made in 2010 for readers of Legal…
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