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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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Starbucks’ ‘Race Together’ cancelled — for now

Posted by  ▪  March 23, 2015

Coffee company scraps in-store push, promises to move forward with campaign

Starbucks’ ‘Race Together’ cancelled — for now

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3/23/2015 at 3:00pm
If there were an award for ill-conceived marketing campaigns, ‘Race Together’ would earn the gold. Starbucks’ latest social justice endeavor that encouraged baristas to engage customers in conversations about race came to a resounding halt Sunday. One week after its launch, the corporate coffee behemoth decided to cancel the first phase of…
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Ted Cruz’s Liberty University speech leaves Media frazzled

Posted by  ▪  March 23, 2015

Cruz’s campaign kickoff is trolltastic

Ted Cruz’s Liberty University speech leaves Media frazzled

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3/23/2015 at 1:21pm
Shortly after midnight last night, Senator Ted Cruz announced his candidacy for President via Twitter. I’m running for President and I hope to earn your support! pic.twitter.com/0UTqaIoytP— Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) March 23, 2015 Today, Senator Cruz kicked off his presidential campaign at Liberty University. Of the many things I learned about Cruz in his…
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http://fox6now.com/2014/07/31/wisconsin-supreme-court-upholds-voter-id-law/#ooid=ZjNmxkbzo576OR8nH1QUtYgQkfS7YMBD

Supreme Court allows Wisconsin Voter I.D. law to stand

Posted by  ▪  March 23, 2015

Another notch for Scott Walker

Supreme Court allows Wisconsin Voter I.D. law to stand

http://fox6now.com/2014/07/31/wisconsin-supreme-court-upholds-voter-id-law/#ooid=ZjNmxkbzo576OR8nH1QUtYgQkfS7YMBD
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3/23/2015 at 11:15am
The Supreme Court today refused to accept for review a case challenging the Wisconsin Voter I.D. law. The case, Frank v. Walker, was on a long list of cases as to which petitions for certiorari were denied without explanation. In early October, 2014, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the Voter I.D….
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It will be Bibi — progressive American Jews hardest hit

Posted by  ▪  March 23, 2015

Hordes of critics who have another country.

It will be Bibi — progressive American Jews hardest hit

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3/23/2015 at 10:03am
The talk of forming a ruling coalition is over — at latest count, the Likud-led coalition has 67 Knesset seats (61 needed for majority) pledged to it, as The Times of Israel reports this morning: With [Avigdor] Liberman’s (unsurprising) endorsement, Prime Minister Netanyahu has 67 MKs, representing six parties (Likud, Jewish Home,…
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Obama’s dangerous Iran nuke strategy

Posted by  ▪  March 23, 2015

Might address known nuclear research, but leaves hidden research intact

Obama’s dangerous Iran nuke strategy

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3/23/2015 at 8:30am
The nuclear negotiations between the West and Iran may have reached an impasse over the timing of Iran getting relief from sanctions. This is how The Guardian broke down the differences between the United States and the French on Friday: Diplomats say the French foreign minister, Laurent Fabius, telephoned the French delegation in…
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Branco Cartoon – Dam it

Posted by  ▪  March 23, 2015

Opening the flood gates

Branco Cartoon – Dam it

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3/23/2015 at 7:00am
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Steel cage match: Scott Walker v. Ted Cruz (Reader Poll)

Posted by  ▪  March 22, 2015

Only one leaves this poll standing.

Steel cage match: Scott Walker v. Ted Cruz (Reader Poll)

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3/22/2015 at 7:31pm
The race is on. Scott Walker is expected by everyone to run for President, and already has formed an exploratory committee. Ted Cruz is set to announce on Monday that he’s running, skipping the exploratory stage. These are two Legal Insurrection favorites based on prior polling, so let’s see how it sorts out. Steel Cage…
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House Homeland Security Chair: ISIS Terrorists are Inside U.S.

Posted by  ▪  March 22, 2015

Terrorists believed to be targeting U.S. military in America.

House Homeland Security Chair: ISIS Terrorists are Inside U.S.

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3/22/2015 at 7:30pm
In an appearance on ABC News, House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul made a disturbing announcement. Joel Gehrke of National Review: Homeland Security Chair: ISIS Terrorists Are ‘Here In The United States’ ISIS terrorists are “here in the United States,” according to House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R., Texas), who believes it “would…
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Tweets from Iran’s Ayatollah embarrass America’s diplomatic efforts

Posted by  ▪  March 22, 2015

“We reject US fraudulent offer of reaching a deal with Iran first then lifting sanctions”

Tweets from Iran’s Ayatollah embarrass America’s diplomatic efforts

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3/22/2015 at 6:00pm
As the arbitrary deadline to strike a deal with Iran draws close, Secretary Kerry says “genuine progress” has been made. France is not so sure the negotiations are going well, and neither is Israel. Both nations share concerns that Iran is receiving far too many concessions, saying any rush to relax…
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Mob shouting “Kill the Jews” attacks London Synagogue

Posted by  ▪  March 22, 2015

The rise of anti-Semitism in Europe continues.

Mob shouting “Kill the Jews” attacks London Synagogue

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3/22/2015 at 4:30pm
We have documented the rise of anti-Semitism throughout Europe, including the problem of Walking While Jewish, No Jew Go Zones, and the attacks on Jewish institutions, such as a Paris Synagogue. Add another incident to the list. London police responded to an attack on a synagogue last night as a…
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Austin Lawyer Claims Credit for “White People Only” Sticker Vandalism

Posted by  ▪  March 22, 2015

“The way s*** works is racist”

Austin Lawyer Claims Credit for “White People Only” Sticker Vandalism

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3/22/2015 at 3:30pm
Remember Austin’s “White People Only” sticker controversy? Last week, shop owners came in to find that their businesses had been branded with stickers bearing the Austin city seal and proclaiming that the premises were “exclusively for white people.” When the racially-charged stickers started popping up unsolicited on businesses all over the…
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Game Changer: Boston Globe urges Elizabeth Warren to challenge Hillary

Posted by  ▪  March 22, 2015

The day the rise of Hillary began to slow, and our planet to heal.

Game Changer: Boston Globe urges Elizabeth Warren to challenge Hillary

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3/22/2015 at 2:06pm
With Hillary’s email and fundraising scandals destined to be a permanent fixture in the 2016 campaign if she runs, and with Clinton fatigue already setting in, the voices calling on Elizabeth Warren to mount a challenge are growing stronger. What started with committed progressives at places like MoveOn.org and Daily Kos, now…
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Ted Cruz will run for president

Posted by  ▪  March 22, 2015

Announcement Monday

Ted Cruz will run for president

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3/22/2015 at 12:00pm
The day is upon us. This week, Ted Cruz will become the first presidential candidate to officially throw his hat in the ring. Senior advisors with direct knowledge of Cruz’s plans said that the junior senator from Texas will make his big announcement at a convocation ceremony at Liberty University this…
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C-SPAN gets call from “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”

Posted by  ▪  March 22, 2015

“Yo homes, smell ya later!”

C-SPAN gets call from “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”

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3/22/2015 at 10:00am
C-SPAN gets its fair share of wild calls, but this one has to be one of the best as of late. ‘Jack Strickland’ called into C-SPAN with a tale reminiscent of one from 90’s sitcom, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, featuring Will Smith. ‘Strickland’ has a history of C-SPAN prank calls….
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UN will hold emergency meetings on Yemen

Posted by  ▪  March 22, 2015

Thank you for noticing the bloodstained pavement

UN will hold emergency meetings on Yemen

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3/22/2015 at 8:00am
Today the UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting to discuss the devolving situation in Yemen. The council will meet in a closed session at 3 p.m. EDT. Earlier this year the UN condemned the Houthi siege on Sana’a and the subsequent attack on the sitting government. Deposed President Abed Rabbo…
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ISIS forms kill list targeting US military members

Posted by  ▪  March 21, 2015

“DIE IN YOUR RAGE!”

ISIS forms kill list targeting US military members

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3/21/2015 at 7:36pm
ISIS has posted the names, addresses, units, and headshots of 100 U.S. military personnel they claim have participated in airstrikes against the terror group’s activities in Iraq, Syria, and other areas in the Middle East. In a message posted to the self-styled “Islamic State Hacking Division,” the terror group urges its…
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