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Ithaca College student gov’t votes for Microaggression reporting system

Posted by  ▪  March 25, 2015

Big brother, oh brother.

Ithaca College student gov’t votes for Microaggression reporting system

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3/25/2015 at 10:00am
It has been a while since we have reported on Microaggression mania on college campuses: UCLA Prof accused of racist “micro-aggression” for correcting student grammar Microaggression Mania: McGill U. student leader apologizes for .gif of Obama kicking open door 2014 – Year of the Microaggression Princeton Student Says Joking About the Way He Says ‘Cool…
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New Mexico Legislature Tames Civil Forfeiture Laws

Posted by  ▪  March 25, 2015

Policing for profit just got a lot harder.

New Mexico Legislature Tames Civil Forfeiture Laws

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3/25/2015 at 8:30am
Civil forfeiture is a huge problem in America. How could it not be? Any policy written to allow law enforcement agencies to hold property responsible for a crime that may or may not have been committed by its owner is eventually doomed. Police have used civil forfeiture procedures to seize millions…
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So what if Ted Cruz is enrolling in Obamacare?

Posted by  ▪  March 25, 2015

Who knew abiding by the the law was such a novel accomplishment?

So what if Ted Cruz is enrolling in Obamacare?

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3/25/2015 at 7:00am
The man who garnered national attention by making himself Obamacare’s arch nemesis is enrolling in the dastardly program one day into his presidential campaign. Previously covered by his wife’s cadillac Goldman Sach’s healthcare plan, Heidi Cruz’s departure from the investment behemoth means the Cruz’s will be looking to the exchange for their health…
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Stop clapping! You’re triggering feminist anxiety!

Posted by  ▪  March 24, 2015

You’ll need to use Jazz Hands

Stop clapping! You’re triggering feminist anxiety!

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3/24/2015 at 8:38pm
Today will go down in history as the day feminists officially stepped beyond the bounds of self-parody. UK based outfit, the National Union of Students is hosting a conference for women. The multi-day conference for union delegates began today. Motions up for consideration at the conference include designating the abolishment of prisons…
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How intense is spying on Israel? This intense.

Posted by  ▪  March 24, 2015

2013 Report: To evade surveillance Netanyahu has no office computer, email or private phone, and sometimes resorts to “gestures”

How intense is spying on Israel? This intense.

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3/24/2015 at 6:30pm
With news that Israel spied on the Iran nuke negotiations, there is high dudgeon in some quarters. Extending the administration’s Bibi-bashing news cycle apparently was the intent of the U.S. officials who leaked the information to The Wall Street Journal. While Israel denies spying on U.S. officials, as opposed to targeting the…
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Obama: We will maintain Afghanistan troop levels

Posted by  ▪  March 24, 2015

Flexibility on drawdown

Obama: We will maintain Afghanistan troop levels

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3/24/2015 at 4:48pm
And down goes another campaign pledge! Today President Obama held a joint press conference with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to announce that the United States will maintain its 9800 troop count in Afghanistan through the end of the year. The President had previously promised to reduce that troop count to 5500….
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“Botched response?” House panel investigates Secret Service

Posted by  ▪  March 24, 2015

“We expect answers”

“Botched response?” House panel investigates Secret Service

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3/24/2015 at 3:12pm
The Secret Service has problems—and today, director Joseph Clancy talked to Congress about his plans to turn things around. The subject of today’s hearing centered around an incident that occurred earlier this month at the White House, where two likely-intoxicated Secret Service agents hit a security barrier after driving through an…
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https://twitter.com/SeahawkBurrrton/status/579018874613465088

Obama’s treatment of Israel in one tweet

Posted by  ▪  March 24, 2015

Saw it coming from a mile away.

Obama’s treatment of Israel in one tweet

https://twitter.com/SeahawkBurrrton/status/579018874613465088
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3/24/2015 at 1:37pm
The featured image was sent in response to my tweet: That moment you realize anything is possible with this President http://t.co/wgukEGf3wY via @timesofisrael— Legal Insurrection (@LegInsurrection) March 20, 2015
 

Obamacare forces businessman to sell 16 IHOP restaurants

Posted by  ▪  March 24, 2015

“This law will cost my company more money than we make.”

Obamacare forces businessman to sell 16 IHOP restaurants

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3/24/2015 at 12:00pm
Indiana business owner Scott Womack knows firsthand how Obamacare affects the economy and jobs. He just sold 16 of his IHOP restaurants because of the rules imposed by the law. We recently reported that some restaurants in Seattle are having trouble with a new minimum wage policy. Progressives seem to believe that any…
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Post-Net Neutrality update: Let the lawsuits begin!

Posted by  ▪  March 24, 2015

The march of the lawyers

Post-Net Neutrality update: Let the lawsuits begin!

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3/24/2015 at 10:30am
Yesterday, the first two lawsuits dealing with the new “Net Neutrality” rules were filed in federal court. The United States Telecom Association, a trade org representing the nation’s largest telecom companies, and Alamo Broadband, a small Texas-based broadband company, are both suing over the FCC’s choice to use Title II of…
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Ted Cruz Campaign Like Obama’s? Not Really

Posted by  ▪  March 24, 2015

Not all first-term Senators with presidential ambitions are the same.

Ted Cruz Campaign Like Obama’s? Not Really

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3/24/2015 at 8:55am
Texas Senator Ted Cruz became the first “official” contender to announce he is running for the GOP presidential nomination in 2016. One of the more bizarre narratives to quickly form after Cruz made his announcement, has been the comparison between him and President Barack Obama. While there are some similarities — both first term Senators,…
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http://youtu.be/ETm2o0RUB5g

The Truths of the Gaza War Revealed

Posted by  ▪  March 24, 2015

Tunnels, human shields, intimidated reporters and more.

The Truths of the Gaza War Revealed

http://youtu.be/ETm2o0RUB5g
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3/24/2015 at 7:30am
Between July 17 and August 5 of2014, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) destroyed 32 tunnels in Gaza — 100 kilometers of concrete-lined and accessorized passageways dug deep beneath the earth’s surface with openings near Israeli homes and kindergartens. Hamas murdered dozens of the nearly 900 diggers in its employ, fearing that…
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Obama furious Israel found out Iran nuke deal secrets and told Congress

Posted by  ▪  March 23, 2015

Wall Street Journal reports: The back story emerges — Obama hid negotiations and details, from Israel and Congress.

Obama furious Israel found out Iran nuke deal secrets and told Congress

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3/23/2015 at 11:11pm
The Obama administration has vented its fury at Israel based on Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress, and pre-election statements. None of those issues justified the complete fury coming from the administration. It just didn’t add up. Now The Wall Street Journal reveals the back story — one in which the Israelis found…
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Texas “Cop Watcher” bill walked back, sponsor under fire

Posted by  ▪  March 23, 2015

“Maybe the haters can add this to my new Recall page.”

Texas “Cop Watcher” bill walked back, sponsor under fire

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3/23/2015 at 9:13pm
Earlier this month I wrote a lengthy but necessary breakdown of Texas’ “Cop Watcher” bill. Sponsored by Dallas-area House representative Jason Villalba, HB 2918 as filed would have changed the way activists and citizen journalists are allowed to interact with police officers. Almost immediately after the bill was filed, Villalba came…
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Anti-immigrant National Front loses first round in French elections

Posted by  ▪  March 23, 2015

Round 2 coming March 29

Anti-immigrant National Front loses first round in French elections

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3/23/2015 at 7:35pm
The controversial National Front party lost ground to former president Nicolas Sarkozy’s center-right UMP party and their allies in the first round of the French elections on Sunday. UMP took 32% of the vote, with Marine Le Pen’s National Front (FN) trailing at 26%. Current president Francis Hollande’s Socialists came in third…
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As UN talks, Iran makes moves in Yemen

Posted by  ▪  March 23, 2015

“Peaceful dialogue is the only way forward” is divorced from reality.

As UN talks, Iran makes moves in Yemen

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3/23/2015 at 6:00pm
Yesterday the United Nations Security Council met in a rare Sunday meeting to discuss the devolving political and social situation in Yemen. What does that mean? It means that United Nations Special Adviser Jamal Benomar said a lot of words: “Emotions are running extremely high and, unless solutions can be found, the…
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No evidence of rape at UVA fraternity say Charlottesville police

Posted by  ▪  March 23, 2015

‘Rape culture’ hardest hit

No evidence of rape at UVA fraternity say Charlottesville police

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3/23/2015 at 4:30pm
The seminal case in the fight against ‘rape culture’ ended today, leaving a giant, gaping hole in the Rape Culture agenda. An investigation conducted by the Charlottesville Police Department found no evidence of rape at the accused University of Virginia fraternity. Months ago, Rolling Stone broke Jackie’s story. Jackie claimed she’d been…
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