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European Diplomat: Of course we hold Israel to a higher standard

Posted by  ▪  December 12, 2014

“this is because you are one of us”

European Diplomat: Of course we hold Israel to a higher standard

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12/12/2014 at 4:50pm
We know that Israel is held to a higher standard of conduct than the Palestinians and its neighbors. A Danish diplomat, in a troubling yet refreshing admission of the obvious, admitted it at a Jerusalem Post forum, and Caroline Glick blasted him: Europe should apply a double standard to Israel when judging its…
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Senate Debates, Votes on NDAA (Updates)

Posted by  ▪  December 12, 2014

Let the airing of grievances commence!

Senate Debates, Votes on NDAA (Updates)

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12/12/2014 at 2:58pm
Update: The Senate has managed to muster the majority vote needed to pass the NDAA. Votes are still flowing in. (Bill eventually passed 89-11.) — You can watch the debate and final vote here, via C-SPAN. The Senate has been in session since 10 this morning, debating a $585 billion defense authorization….
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New NLRB Rule Makes Challenging Unionization Harder

Posted by  ▪  December 12, 2014

Union elections sped up, less time for legal action

New NLRB Rule Makes Challenging Unionization Harder

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12/12/2014 at 1:15pm
The NLRB has spent the past year doing their best to make it easier for union organizers to force workers into union membership. Their McDonald’s ruling brought us closer to mass unionization, and a new rule that was just passed seeks to speed up the union elections process: From Politico: The rule will…
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Rasmea Odeh may fist pump her way to longer sentence (#Justice4Rasmea)

Posted by  ▪  December 12, 2014

Metaphor for anti-Israel activist community.

Rasmea Odeh may fist pump her way to longer sentence (#Justice4Rasmea)

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12/12/2014 at 11:30am
Rasmea Odeh, convicted in Israel of involvement in a supermarket bombing that killed two students and in Detroit of immigration fraud, was released yesterday on $50,000 cash bond. Prosecutors had planned to challenge the source of the bond money, but withdrew that challenge. Odeh’s guilt on the bombing and other terrorist activity, and…
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Did Pro-Hillary SuperPAC Cross A Legal Line?

Posted by  ▪  December 12, 2014

A lawsuit has already been filed.

Did Pro-Hillary SuperPAC Cross A Legal Line?

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12/12/2014 at 10:00am
Democrats speak out of both sides of their mouths when it comes to campaign finance laws. They say they want big money out of American politics but they’ll stop at nothing to raise big money to install Hillary Clinton as America’s next president. Alana Goodman of the Washington Free Beacon reports how that…
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It’s their law school and they’ll cry if they want to

Posted by  ▪  December 12, 2014

Tough love is in order.

It’s their law school and they’ll cry if they want to

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12/12/2014 at 8:30am
As we reported, a wide range of Harvard Law School students, represented by over a dozen student groups, issued a set of demands to HLS administrators in light of the failures of grand juries to indict police officers in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. One of the demands was…
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AACONS Interviews Niger Innis

Posted by  ▪  December 12, 2014

AACONS sits down with TheTeaParty.Net Executive Director Niger Innis to discuss the news of the day.

AACONS Interviews Niger Innis

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12/12/2014 at 7:00am
[WAJ NOTE: I have been interviewed on African American Conservatives Blog Talk Radio multiple times. AACONS has a weekly podcast with some very interesting guests. AACONS now is posting its weekly podcasts at Legal Insurrection.] Niger Innis is Executive Director of TheTeaParty.Net, a longtime member of the Project 21 Black leadership network,…
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Another Government Shutdown Countdown (Update: House passes #CRomnibus)

Posted by  ▪  December 11, 2014

The epic Battle of Cromnibus rages on.

Another Government Shutdown Countdown (Update: House passes #CRomnibus)

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12/11/2014 at 6:40pm
UPDATE: The House passed the massive spending bill. Looks like Senate short term vote tonight and vote tomorrow on bill: Reid: #Senate will pass short-term CR tonight to ensure the govt stays open & will turn to #CRomnibus tomorrow, vote on it asap. cc @CQnow— Sarah Chacko (@sarahheartsnews) December 12, 2014 MERRY CROMNIBUS:…
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“Any man on campus is at risk”

Posted by  ▪  December 11, 2014

My appearance on The Steve Malzberg Show on Newsmax TV.

“Any man on campus is at risk”

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12/11/2014 at 5:00pm
I was in New York City yesterday, and was fortunate to appear on the Steve Malzberg Show on Newsmax TV. We talked about the Rolling Stone campus rape controversy, as well as the interference of anti-Israel activists in Ferguson. We also talked about my National Review column, Mothers Must Speak Up for Their…
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CIA Director: Cause and Effect of Torture Enhanced Interrogation Techniques “Unknowable”

Posted by  ▪  December 11, 2014

Is the CIA lying?

CIA Director: Cause and Effect of Torture Enhanced Interrogation Techniques “Unknowable”

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12/11/2014 at 3:23pm
CIA Director John Brennan held a press conference today at CIA headquarters where he took questions about the recently released “torture report,” the enhanced interrogation techniques (EITs) used in the wake of the 9/11 attacks, and the future of those agents who used the techniques on prisoners. Via Bloomberg: “The cause and…
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Guess what Ted Cruz got his Secret Santa for Christmas

Posted by  ▪  December 11, 2014

Bipartisan Secret Santas are the best Secret Santas

Guess what Ted Cruz got his Secret Santa for Christmas

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12/11/2014 at 1:30pm
The holidays are a time to set aside differences—even in Washington. TMZ recently caught up with Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) and asked him how the Senate celebrates Christmas. TMZ: Senator Cruz, with the holiday approaching, you guys ever change parties and set out gifts or anything like that to President Obama or…
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Ben Edelman Apologizes, Society Still Loses (UPDATED)

Posted by  ▪  December 11, 2014

This isn’t about a $4 overcharge anymore.

Ben Edelman Apologizes, Society Still Loses (UPDATED)

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12/11/2014 at 12:00pm
Harvard Business School professor Ben Edelman has apologized amid backlash from his private-made-public harassment of Boston-are Sichuan Garden manager Ran Duan. Edelman made headlines after lambasting Duan over a $4 overcharge on his Chinese takeout order. After realizing that the menu prices posted online differed from what he was charged by…
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Gruber on Obamacare in 2010: “Full disclaimer, I helped write it”

Posted by  ▪  December 11, 2014

Not quite the tune he was singing at Tuesday’s Congressional hearing

Gruber on Obamacare in 2010: “Full disclaimer, I helped write it”

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12/11/2014 at 10:33am
And here we have yet another Gruber video. Tuesday, Jonathan Gruber voluntarily testified before the House Oversight Committee where he was grilled by committee members from both sides of the aisle. Gruber apologized for his, “glib, thoughtless, and sometimes downright insulting comments.” Gruber took great pains to sidestep any question that touched upon…
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Venezuela On the Road to Default

Posted by  ▪  December 11, 2014

Falling oil prices, welfare state, and central planning to blame

Venezuela On the Road to Default

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12/11/2014 at 8:30am
Over the summer I covered the Argentine government’s default on its debts owed to U.S. hedge funds—its second default in just 13 years. Now fellow Latin American socialist paradise Venezuela is gearing up for a default of its own, as precipitously falling oil prices have decimated the country’s budget and will continue…
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Dick Cheney – New Report on CIA Deeply Flawed

Posted by  ▪  December 11, 2014

“They didn’t bother to interview key people involved in the program.”

Dick Cheney – New Report on CIA Deeply Flawed

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12/11/2014 at 7:00am
Senator Mitch McConnell has characterized the new CIA report on “torture” as a last ditch effort by outgoing Democrats to stick their thumb in the eye of the George W. Bush administration and of course, he’s right. Where were all these Democrats when Obama was pulverizing suspected terrorists into dust with drones…
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Univision asks Obama why he hasn’t done more about ‘white privilege’

Posted by  ▪  December 10, 2014

Univision’s Jorge Ramos to Obama: Many people expected you to do more about “white privilege.”

Univision asks Obama why he hasn’t done more about ‘white privilege’

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12/10/2014 at 7:30pm
Yeah, they went there. “The killings of Michael Brown and Treyvon Martin clearly shows that we don’t live in a post-racial society as many expected when you were elected,” Ramos says. Obama chuckled, “Well, I didn’t expect that. You probably didn’t either.” “But many people expected you to do more on race relations, dealing…
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No, Rasmea Odeh wasn’t targeted for isolation in St. Clair County jail

Posted by  ▪  December 10, 2014

Supporter claims just more propaganda. Convicted immigration fraudster put in jail lockdown after she caused disruption and to protect her.

No, Rasmea Odeh wasn’t targeted for isolation in St. Clair County jail

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12/10/2014 at 6:15pm
On December 11, 2014, federal court in Detroit will hold a hearing whether the court will accept $50,000 cash bond posted on behalf of convicted immigration fraudster Rasmieh (Rasmea) Odeh, who never disclosed her Israeli conviction and prison sentence for killing to students in a supermarket bombing, and other…
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