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(Not) Trusting Obama on Israel in Term 2

Posted by  ▪  March 22, 2012
From Seth Mandel: When foreign policy “realists,” pseudo-realists, and leftists claim that the pro-Israel establishment is preventing an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, their argument fails to account for one aspect of recent Mideast history: During the administrations of American presidents seen as favoring Israel, the Jewish state’s leaders made serious offers for a…
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Run, Dennis, Run

Posted by  ▪  March 22, 2012
When Dennis Kucinich lost his primary in a new district which required him to compete against an incumbent, I was disappointed. We need a Dennis Kucinich, someone by whom others can be measured – vertically, psychologically, dentally, and bumperstically. Run in Washington State, Dennis, Run: Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) is heading back to Washington state…
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Good omen

Posted by  ▪  March 22, 2012
A state senate race in a normally safe Democratic district in New York has Democrats worried.  (h/t reader Tom) Down to the wire in too-close-to-call Southern Brooklyn Senate race (emphasis mine): The too-close-to-call state Senate race in southern Brooklyn was down to the  wire Wednesday, with Republican David  Storobin holding a slim lead over…
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$100,000 of ‘grassroots’ anti-Rush activism

Posted by  ▪  March 22, 2012
Just as Bill Maher was pleading for an “amnesty” in the political correctness war to silence speech, Media Matters was committing $100,000 to an advertising campaign urging people to call local radio stations to complain about Limbaugh.  Via AP: The liberal Media Matters for America is using a past campaign against Glenn…
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Bill Maher reaping what Media Matters has sown

Posted by  ▪  March 22, 2012
We live in a world where groups like Media Matters and Think Progress monitor and record every word uttered by any conservative of prominence in the media, hoping to find something “insensitive” with which to mount a campaign to silence the speaker through intimidation of advertisers. So what goes around come around, and…
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‘Defeat Obama’ sign draws ire of Obama mega-fundraiser, mega support from readers

Posted by  ▪  March 22, 2012
Reader IGCBlogger sent an e-mail with the subject line “not a bumper sticker” and wrote: Prof: Sorry I’m not a particularly good photographer, but this says “Defeat Obama in 2012″. I took it a few days ago in Sarasota, FL, on Tamiami Trail, a major thoroughfare in the city. Here is some background…
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It’s almost over (Update: It’s over)

Posted by  ▪  March 21, 2012
Update 3-22-2012:  The Toulouse killer was killed in a police raid overnight: Police stormed the flat where Mohammed Merah was holed up at 09:30 GMT, after a siege that had lasted 32 hours. Merah fired at officers and was found dead after jumping from a window. ———————————— Reports of an assault on the Toulouse gunman…
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Bye-bye Google Friend Connect

Posted by  ▪  March 21, 2012
Google has done away with Friend Connect for non-Blogspot blogs, which means that 800+ people who followed me that way no longer can do so. If you are one of the people who followed that way, you can sign up for the RSS feed. I also started a Google+ page but I’m not really…
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Me on African-American Conservatives radio

Posted by  ▪  March 21, 2012
I was a guest last night on African-American Conservatives radio show.  The topics included Legal Insurrection blog history, the Rush controversy, boycott tactics, the Republican primaries, and Scott Walker. The segment is embedded below, or you can listen directly at their website.  My segment starts at 22:00 (slide the bar over once…
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Shake it and start over

Posted by  ▪  March 21, 2012
Robert Costa says Newt’s not going to drop out: Think Newt is about to drop out? Nah. He’s loving this. Just watch this clip. This is classic Newt–of the moment, sly. politico.com/blogs/burns-ha… — Robert Costa (@robertcostaNRO) March 21, 2012
 

Little guys and gals win one

Posted by  ▪  March 21, 2012
in Supreme Court against EPA: The Supreme Court on Wednesday unanimously ruled for an Idaho couple who have  been in a four-year battle with the Environmental Protection Agency over the government’s claim that the land on which they plan to build a home contains sensitive wetlands. The decision allows Mike and Chantell Sackett to…
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Bush 4 Mitt

Posted by  ▪  March 21, 2012
“BREAKING” – “Congratulations to Governor Mitt Romney on his win last night and to all the candidates for a hard fought, thoughtful debate and primary season,” said Bush in a statement. “Primary elections have been held in thirty-four states, and now is the time for Republicans to unite behind Governor Romney and take…
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Independent Rush boycott group coordinated with Media Matters

Posted by  ▪  March 21, 2012
I have been covering political boycotts frequently since the inception of this blog, including the Prop 8 boycotts, the Mormon Boycott, the DNC boycott, the Beck boycott, the King & Spalding boycott, boycotts of various states for various reasons, the anti-Israel boycotts, and so on. So when the boycott of Rush Limbaugh started…
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Toulouse killer surrounded

Posted by  ▪  March 21, 2012
Via The Times of Israel: Mohammed Merah, the man suspected of the Toulouse Jewish school massacre, was still holed up in his house in northern Toulouse early Wednesday afternoon after a pre-dawn gun battle. Merah had given up a pistol in exchange for a mobile phone, but still had powerful weapons, including an…
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