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Here Comes Bobby Jindal

Posted by  ▪  June 24, 2015

Here Comes Bobby Jindal

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6/24/2015 at 2:52pm
It’s official—Bobby Jindal is running for President of the United States. Today’s initial announcement was quieter than the many that have come before it. There was no stadium, no enthusiastic crowd, no Instagram enthusiasts—just a single camera, and a conversation between Jindal and his wife and children. It was…different. Watch: The crowds and flashing…
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Tsarnaev hears from his victims, is formally sentenced to death

Posted by  ▪  June 24, 2015

“He chose hate. He chose destruction. This is all on him.”

Tsarnaev hears from his victims, is formally sentenced to death

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6/24/2015 at 1:11pm
Earlier this year, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to death after a jury found him guilty on 30 counts including conspiracy and murder. 10 of those counts carried a capital sentence, and just one month after the verdict was read, the same jury sentenced Tsarnaev to death. Today, a…
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Negotiations continue as war in Yemen rages on

Posted by  ▪  June 24, 2015

War, negotiations, and a growing crisis.

Negotiations continue as war in Yemen rages on

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6/24/2015 at 11:40am
Representatives from the Yemeni southern separatist movement are meeting in Oman this week with Houthi officials in an attempt to stall the fighting that has led to a humanitarian crisis in the impoverished nation. In addition, a coalition loyal to former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has headed to Moscow for…
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Biden Really Considering 2016 Run?

Posted by  ▪  June 24, 2015

Is he ready to take on Hillary?

Biden Really Considering 2016 Run?

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6/24/2015 at 10:00am
Despite not having taken the step to even announce that he’s considering to announce a possible announcement about a run for the presidency, Joe Biden’s people are quietly saying he will decide soon. Biden’s entry into the race would certainly shakes things up. Despite the Hillary juggernaut, Biden could be a formidable…
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Non-resident U.S. citizen granted trial challenging ATF gun ownership restrictions

Posted by  ▪  June 24, 2015

D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals decision clears the way.

Non-resident U.S. citizen granted trial challenging ATF gun ownership restrictions

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6/24/2015 at 8:30am
We last saw Attorney Alan Gura just last week, when we covered his oral arguments in front of the 9th Circuit en banc on the matter of “good cause” concealed carry requirements in California (see Full 9th Circuit hears “Good Cause” 2A Ruling and Analysis: Government’s laughable arguments in 9th Circuit…
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PBS host unsuccessfully tries to corner Ted Cruz on gun control

Posted by  ▪  June 24, 2015

Media Bias vs. Reason

PBS host unsuccessfully tries to corner Ted Cruz on gun control

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6/24/2015 at 7:00am
Ah yes, the media and gun control. Senator Cruz joined PBS host Tavis Smiley Tuesday. Smiley seized the opportunity to peg Sen. Cruz on gun control. “To me and to others who’ve seen this, it seemed in bad taste, but maybe that’s my assessment,” Smiley said. “We all know what happened…
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Wounded Syrian on way to Israeli hospital “lynched” by Druze

Posted by  ▪  June 23, 2015

Anger over attacks by Jihadis in Syria against Druze community spills over.

Wounded Syrian on way to Israeli hospital “lynched” by Druze

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6/23/2015 at 9:00pm
On May 25, 2015, I reported on my visit to Ziv Hospital in Safed (Tsvat), Israel, where people injured in the Syrian conflict were being given medical care, Meet an Israeli Doctor Saving Syrian Lives and Limbs: Ziv has received some publicity the past two years for its treatment of Syrians. While…
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How men and women differ on sex and relationships

Posted by  ▪  June 23, 2015

Love, sex, marriage, and… polygamy?

How men and women differ on sex and relationships

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6/23/2015 at 7:30pm
Despite gender fluidity’s fifteen minutes of progressive fame, men and women still hold differing opinions on what is “morally acceptable” in the confines of a romantic relationship. Polling released by Gallup Monday showed that the spectrum of “morally acceptable” behaviors has grown, but a crevasse splits men and women on issues like…
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Weighing in on the “Trans Fat” Ban

Posted by  ▪  June 23, 2015

Saving America one doughnut at a time!

Weighing in on the “Trans Fat” Ban

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6/23/2015 at 6:00pm
The federal government is regulating the American meal, again. This time, the target is trans-fat! The Obama administration is ordering food companies to phase out the artery-clogging trans fats that can lead to heart disease, the country’s leading cause of death. The Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that it would require food makers to…
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The Rachel Dolezal Story has Jumped the Shark

Posted by  ▪  June 23, 2015

So much for that “race-fluid” narrative

The Rachel Dolezal Story has Jumped the Shark

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6/23/2015 at 4:15pm
Can we be done with Rachel Dolezal? I think we’re ready to be done with Rachel Dolezal. If the left’s reaction to the general backlash against a decades-long exercise in blackface is any indication, we may be nearly free of seeing her face in the news. Acknowledging that the story is…
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Obama DOJ bucks anti-ransom policy as ISIS ramps up terror

Posted by  ▪  June 23, 2015

US weakens, ISIS emboldens

Obama DOJ bucks anti-ransom policy as ISIS ramps up terror

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6/23/2015 at 2:46pm
Since last year, Obama Administration officials have been internally debating whether or not to continue with their existing policy banning the payment of ransom to terrorists in exchange for hostages. In the United States, the law specifically bans the aiding of a terror organization; however, debate over the diplomatic effects of…
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Gun-Free Zones: Real, or Pretend?

Posted by  ▪  June 23, 2015

If you were the gunman, where would you go?

Gun-Free Zones: Real, or Pretend?

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6/23/2015 at 1:00pm
Here’s an interesting article about how it might have been a good thing if the attendees at the Bible study meeting in Charleston had been armed. That’s not just a fanciful thought. Mass murders, even mass murders at churches, have been thwarted before by a good guy wielding a…
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Free Trade Deal passes another Senate hurdle (Updated)

Posted by  ▪  June 23, 2015

60-37

Free Trade Deal passes another Senate hurdle (Updated)

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6/23/2015 at 12:05pm
Today, pro-trade members of the Senate won a major battle for free trade after they overcame a liberal filibuster levied against the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), or “fast track” trade authority. Coming into today’s cloture vote, analysts weren’t 100% sure that Republican leadership would be able to wrangle both their own caucus,…
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Freddie Gray Case: Trial Date Set For Officers

Posted by  ▪  June 23, 2015

Meanwhile, Prosecutor Mosby gets a breathlessly fawning profile in Vogue

Freddie Gray Case: Trial Date Set For Officers

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6/23/2015 at 10:00am
A trial date of October 13 has been set for the six officers charged with a plethora of felonies following the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody this past April, reports the Baltimore Sun.  The same report notes that each of the officers has pleaded not guilty, and requested a…
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Latest U.N. Gaza Report Fatally Flawed

Posted by  ▪  June 23, 2015

Lack of military context and questionable conclusions.

Latest U.N. Gaza Report Fatally Flawed

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6/23/2015 at 8:30am
First the good news, the so-called Schabas report, the United Nations Human Rights Council inquiry into last year’s war between Hamas and Israel, isn’t as bad as its predecessor, the infamous, discredited Goldstone report. But it’s still pretty bad. The Schabas report is named for the judge who originally headed it, William…
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MSNBC Panel Laughs About White House’s Gruber Lies

Posted by  ▪  June 23, 2015

“I owe my Republican sources an apology.”

MSNBC Panel Laughs About White House’s Gruber Lies

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6/23/2015 at 7:00am
Back in the fall of 2014, when the news of Grubergate broke, Obama claimed that Jonathan Gruber was just some advisor who never worked on his staff. You don’t have to take my word for it. Here’s a video of Obama responding to a direct question on the subject from Ed Henry…
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http://youtu.be/afK-AM-XDE8

Rasmea Odeh Appeal has fundamental inconsistency

Posted by  ▪  June 22, 2015

which even calling the Israelis “Nazis” in her Brief can’t overcome.

Rasmea Odeh Appeal has fundamental inconsistency

http://youtu.be/afK-AM-XDE8
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6/22/2015 at 9:35pm
Rasmieh (Rasmea) Odeh is the convicted bomber of the SuperSol supermarket in “West” Jerusalem in 1969 which killed Edward Joffe and Leon Kanner.   The evidence of Rasmea’s guilt was and is overwhelming, and has grown more so over the years. See my prior posts on the case: Rasmea Odeh rightly convicted of Israeli supermarket bombing…
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