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Obamacare Delays CBS News February 2014

Obamacare delays, he’s had a few

Posted by  ▪  February 11, 2014

He’ll do it his way

Obamacare delays, he’s had a few

Obamacare Delays CBS News February 2014
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2/11/2014 at 8:17am
At what point does the public truly feel the full pain of Obamacare? It’s not a legal issue, it’s just the whim of the administration built around the election cycle.
 
NSA HQ NOVA The Spy Factory

Debut of The Intercept reveals things we mostly already knew

Posted by  ▪  February 10, 2014

Sorry folks, but the debut of The Intercept did not meet the hype.

Debut of The Intercept reveals things we mostly already knew

NSA HQ NOVA The Spy Factory
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2/10/2014 at 8:45pm
Today was the unveiling of The Intercept, Glenn Greenwald’s new venture backed by mega-money from the founder of Ebay. The debut is being described with extreme hyperbole, as if a new age in investigative journalism had been launched, not a website.  But even a cursory review, plus the ability to do Google…
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(Ronald Davis, father of Jordan Davis.)

“Loud Music” Murder Trial Day 4: Entire Self Defense Narrative At Risk

Posted by  ▪  February 10, 2014

Evidence so far inadequate even for SD instruction; seems likely Dunn testifies tomorrow

“Loud Music” Murder Trial Day 4: Entire Self Defense Narrative At Risk

(Ronald Davis, father of Jordan Davis.)
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2/10/2014 at 6:20pm
After four days of trial testimony, and with at most two defense witnesses yet to testify, there exists a distinct possibility that the defense has failed to meet its burden of production on self-defense.  If so, the jury will not be instructed to consider self-defense as a possible legal justification for…
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Global Flash Points Heating Up

Posted by  ▪  February 10, 2014

Global Flash Points Heating Up

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2/10/2014 at 4:41pm
Last week, we noted that Japan and India were allying to protect themselves against China’s regional ambitions. These developments finally seem to have made it to the “Resolute Desk”, which has responded with another of its classic “strongly worded messages” in regards to China’s intentions to expand its defense zone. The Obama administration…
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Israeli Protesters and Boycott

Branco Cartoon – Deja vu

Posted by  ▪  February 10, 2014

Branco Cartoon – Deja vu

Israeli Protesters and Boycott
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2/10/2014 at 3:00pm
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
 
Medical Examiner Dr. Stacey Simons, "loud music" murder trial

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

Posted by  ▪  February 10, 2014

Medical Examiner presents graphic testimony, indicates Davis leaning away from fire when struck; State rests

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

Medical Examiner Dr. Stacey Simons, "loud music" murder trial
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2/10/2014 at 1:25pm
This morning saw testimony from two FDLE evidence technicians, and more interestingly from the medical examiner who conducted Jordan Davis’ autopsy.  She concluded it was most likely that Davis was leaning away from the source of gun fire when he was struck by three bullets, one mortally.  After the medical examiner’s…
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Rand Paul Cspan re Bill Clinton

Why Is Rand Paul Talking About Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky?

Posted by  ▪  February 10, 2014

It’s the preemptive War on the War on Women

Why Is Rand Paul Talking About Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky?

Rand Paul Cspan re Bill Clinton
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2/10/2014 at 11:47am
The title of this post is the question Peter Beinart asks at The Atlantic, with the following sub-title (in italics): There isn’t much political logic to dredging the old scandal up—except as a move to shore up his credibility with social conservatives skeptical of libertarianism. …..But perhaps most puzzling has been the tack…
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California Power Grid Strained By Heat Wave

California Electric Grid Attack Was “Terrorism”

Posted by  ▪  February 10, 2014

Will a terrorist with a rifle spark a massive blackout?

California Electric Grid Attack Was “Terrorism”

California Power Grid Strained By Heat Wave
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2/10/2014 at 10:30am
While all eyes are on Sochi and the undercurrent of concern about potential terrorism in Russia, there has been a troubling upgrade of an California incident initially deemed vandalism. A 2013 attack on an electric substation near San Jose that nearly knocked out Silicon Valley’s power supply was initially downplayed as vandalism…
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LIVE COVERAGE: “Loud Music” Murder Trial, Day 4

Posted by  ▪  February 10, 2014

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

LIVE COVERAGE: “Loud Music” Murder Trial, Day 4

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2/10/2014 at 9:00am
NOTE: LIVE COVERAGE: “Loud Music” Murder Trial, VERDICT WATCH —————- Welcome to day four 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. Before we get to that,…
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On moral relativism and the university

Posted by  ▪  February 10, 2014

On moral relativism and the university

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2/10/2014 at 7:30am
Allan Bloom’s masterwork The Closing of the American Mind is so laden with thoughtfulness that a reader could stop to reflect on nearly every sentence. Plus, Bloom accomplished the extraordinarily difficult task of writing a serious work about education, politics, history, and philosophy in a very lively and readable style. Here’s an…
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What difference, at this point, do The Hillary Papers make?

Posted by  ▪  February 9, 2014

Confirming the bitter, brutal, belligerent Hillary … who secretly supported single payer

What difference, at this point, do The Hillary Papers make?

http://youtu.be/jriU_cPU9Vk
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2/9/2014 at 10:35pm
Alana Goodman at The Washington Free Beacon has published The Hillary Papers (embed at bottom of this post). Here’s Alana’s summary: The papers of Diane Blair, a political science professor Hillary Clinton described as her “closest friend” before Blair’s death in 2000, record years of candid conversations with the Clintons on issues ranging…
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CBS Evening News Michael Dunn Stand Your Ground

Reader “Stand Your Ground” Pop Quiz

Posted by  ▪  February 9, 2014

Is this really “the highest profile stand your ground case in Florida since George Zimmerman”?

Reader “Stand Your Ground” Pop Quiz

CBS Evening News Michael Dunn Stand Your Ground
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2/9/2014 at 8:00pm
Andrew is taking a much needed day off, and tomorrow will resume live coverage — with mid-day and end-of-day wrap ups — of the Michael Dunn Trial, which enters week no. 2. Here is a report from CBS News  (I believe Friday night).  A similar report was on the NBC nightly news…
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Sochi 2014 logo

Six Sochi hotel horrors

Posted by  ▪  February 9, 2014

Soviet-style snafus in modern Russia

Six Sochi hotel horrors

Sochi 2014 logo
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2/9/2014 at 6:05pm
When journalists descended on Sochi last week, many took to Twitter to express their dismay at the state of their hotel rooms. While their conditions are hardly ideal- yellow water, bees in the honey, and more- they are certainly providing entertainment for audiences back home. One Twitter account, @SochiProblems, has become particularly viral-…
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LI #02 SD Mayor Race

Who will replace Bob “Filthy” Filner?

Posted by  ▪  February 9, 2014

Entering the Final Phase of the Latest San Diego Mayoral Race

Who will replace Bob “Filthy” Filner?

LI #02 SD Mayor Race
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2/9/2014 at 4:25pm
I officially project Councilman Kevin Faulconer as the winner of Tuesday’s San Diego mayoral race. Why? Democratic opponent David Alvarez just received the official endorsement of President Obama. “As a native San Diegan, David Alvarez has been a fierce advocate for his city, and on the Council, has led efforts to build a strong…
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Israeli Philharmonic Concert disrupted London 2011

NY Times plays Sympathy for the BDS

Posted by  ▪  February 9, 2014

NY Times’ news and editorial coverage shows sympathy for anti-Israel boycott

NY Times plays Sympathy for the BDS

Israeli Philharmonic Concert disrupted London 2011
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2/9/2014 at 1:43pm
Professor Jacobson made a very good point last week: The BDS movement presents little real threat to Israel currently, while the European governments do present a potential threat, but it is a diplomatic, not boycott, threat.  Kerry, and the boycott movement, conflate the two. The problem is that despite the fact that there’s…
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George Zimmerman bloody nose

George Zimmerman-DMX boxing match canceled

Posted by  ▪  February 9, 2014

Promoter under pressure — from those who didn’t want to see George win?

George Zimmerman-DMX boxing match canceled

George Zimmerman bloody nose
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2/9/2014 at 11:17am
I was looking forward to the charity fight between George Zimmerman and rapper DMX. Legal Insurrection voters were rooting for George: But it is not to be, as reported by the L.A. Times Promoter calls off DMX-George Zimmerman boxing match (h/t Hot Air): A publicity-stunt boxing match is no more. The much hyped and even…
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ABC Diane Sawyer Obamacare numbers release 11-13-2013

More doctors and hospitals excluded from Obamacare plans

Posted by  ▪  February 9, 2014

Health insurance everywhere, but not a doctor to see

More doctors and hospitals excluded from Obamacare plans

ABC Diane Sawyer Obamacare numbers release 11-13-2013
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2/9/2014 at 10:24am
More evidence that the Obamacare health insurance offerings are a cruel joke on the public. We already have covered how there will be few doctors willing to see the millions more Medicaid patients — in many cases people who previously had private insurance. We’ve also covered how insurance companies have no choice but…
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