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Kiss Chinatown goodbye under Obama data-mined racial quota system?

Posted by  ▪  July 19, 2015

Obama admin racial data mining is about loss of freedom, not ending discrimination.

Kiss Chinatown goodbye under Obama data-mined racial quota system?

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7/19/2015 at 3:30pm
After the recent Supreme Court ruling on “disparate impact” in housing, Amy predicted that social justice activists and lawyers had been given powerful precedent to use racial and ethnic data mining against developers who did not intentionally discriminate: When the Supreme Court handed down its ruling in Texas Department of Housing v. Inclusive Communities…
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Salon Kicks Off “Draft Al Gore” Campaign

Posted by  ▪  July 19, 2015

Al Gore in 2008: I don’t intend to be a presidential candidate again. Ever.

Salon Kicks Off “Draft Al Gore” Campaign

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7/19/2015 at 1:30pm
Just when you thought the Democrat presidential primary couldn’t get any more entertaining, the folks over at Salon are trying to kick off a “draft Al Gore” campaign. Seriously. From Salon’s article It’s time to draft Al Gore, with the subheading, “Hillary’s flailing. Biden’s grieving. Bernie’s a longshot. Gore bridges the party’s establishment,…
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Ted Cruz Addresses Conservative Preference for a Governor as Presidential Nominee

Posted by  ▪  July 19, 2015

“Would You Rather Have a Conservative as Your Next President?”

Ted Cruz Addresses Conservative Preference for a Governor as Presidential Nominee

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7/19/2015 at 11:30am
The Family Leadership Summit in Iowa on Saturday was a veritable who’s who of 2016 GOP presidential candidates including Dr. Ben Carson, Senator Ted Cruz, Lindsey Graham, Governor Mike Huckabee, Governor Bobby Jindal, Senator Marco Rubio, Governor Rick Perry, Senator Rick Santorum, Donald Trump, and Governor Scott Walker. I like the one-on-one…
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I’ve Read the Nuclear Deal, Mr. President, and It’s Awful

Posted by  ▪  July 19, 2015

Deal rewrites history: Iran committed no violations in the past

I’ve Read the Nuclear Deal, Mr. President, and It’s Awful

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7/19/2015 at 9:30am
In his combative press conference last week to defend the P5+1 nuclear deal with Iran, President Barack Obama issued the following challenge: So to go back to Congress, I challenge those who are objecting to this agreement, number one, to read the agreement before they comment on it; number two, to explain…
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So does this mean a Bernie-Hillary ticket?

Posted by  ▪  July 19, 2015

Democrats’ winning formula.

So does this mean a Bernie-Hillary ticket?

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7/19/2015 at 7:30am
From reader Byran: You published a photo of mine several years ago [Featured Image]. This week my wife and I are at a meeting in Vegas, the city that unbridled capitalism built. I photographed this guy at the pool wearing this shirt and found it amusing in its hypocrisy. I continue to enjoy your…
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Hillary Clinton Bars Young Supporters from Speaking to Press

Posted by  ▪  July 18, 2015

“Why in the world would you do that?”

Hillary Clinton Bars Young Supporters from Speaking to Press

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7/18/2015 at 8:30pm
Yesterday in Iowa, the Hillary Clinton campaign told their young supporters they couldn’t speak to the press. This clumsy and seemingly paranoid move earned Hillary Clinton mockery even on MSNBC. Daniel Halper of the Weekly Standard has the details: “Here’s what struck me,” said Susan Page of USA Today, “when I read the…
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Progressive racial fissure ruptures at Netroots Nation (#NN15)(#BlackLivesMatter)

Posted by  ▪  July 18, 2015

Class consciousness and race consciousness compete for supremacy in Democratic Party.

Progressive racial fissure ruptures at Netroots Nation (#NN15)(#BlackLivesMatter)

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7/18/2015 at 6:30pm
One of the big secrets of the Democratic Party is the deep racial tension between the mostly white elite progressive leaders and activists “of color.” We examined this in detail in 2011, Dem Base Fractures Into Twitter War And Charges Of Racism Against Professional Left. In that post, we documented the Twitter…
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Scott Walker: We need to acknowledge radical Islamic terrorism is our enemy

Posted by  ▪  July 18, 2015

“It’s not enough just to have containment anymore.”

Scott Walker: We need to acknowledge radical Islamic terrorism is our enemy

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7/18/2015 at 5:00pm
Governor Scott Walker appeared on the Kelly File Thursday night and commented on the shooting in Chattanooga. His response was starkly different than Obama’s. Transcript via Mike Miller of IJ Review: Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker joined the growing chorus of those calling on President Obama to acknowledge that America is at war…
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Cruz, Sessions: After Chattanooga, Time To Fix Legal Immigration System

Posted by  ▪  July 18, 2015

“We are under no obligation to admit anyone to the United States”

Cruz, Sessions: After Chattanooga, Time To Fix Legal Immigration System

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7/18/2015 at 3:30pm
Following the Chattanooga terror attack, the media seems confused about what had happened or at least why it had happened. Ted Cruz, however, experiences no such confusion and issued a powerful statement. “In the wake of this vicious attack on our nation we need to rid ourselves of two dangerous delusions, first and…
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Did Donald Trump just strangle himself with McCain “war hero” comment? (Update)

Posted by  ▪  July 18, 2015

Will this be remembered as the moment the rise of Trump’s campaign began to slow and the Republican Party began to heal?

Did Donald Trump just strangle himself with McCain “war hero” comment? (Update)

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7/18/2015 at 1:17pm
When it came to Donald Trump’s comments on violence from illegal immigrants, I argued that it was possible to differentiate between the man (Trump) and the issue. Whether or not you liked the man, he raised a legitimate issue. Trump in an interview today made a comment about John McCain that is…
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Governors Arm National Guard in Wake of Chattanooga Terror Attack

Posted by  ▪  July 18, 2015

Putting the “armed” back in Armed Forces

Governors Arm National Guard in Wake of Chattanooga Terror Attack

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7/18/2015 at 12:30pm
With news this morning of a fifth victim of the Chattanooga terror attack, we mourn four fallen Marines and one fallen Sailor: Lance Cpl. Squire “Skip” K. Wells, Gunnery Sgt. Thomas J. Sullivan, Staff Sgt. David A. Wyatt, Sgt. Carson A. Homquist, and Petty Officer 2nd Class Randall Smith. While we mourn,…
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Gaza July 18, 2014 – Ground War After Hamas Rejects Ceasefire

Posted by  ▪  July 18, 2015

Thousands more would die and be injured.

Gaza July 18, 2014 – Ground War After Hamas Rejects Ceasefire

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7/18/2015 at 10:30am
Periodically throughout this summer, we are taking a look back at our coverage of the 2014 Gaza conflict. It’s important to do this because a relentless propaganda campaign portrays the conflict as initiated and continued by Israel in retaliation for the kidnapping and murder of three Israeli teens by a Hamas-affiliated cell…
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Proud Patriots Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  July 18, 2015

Your weekly report from the world of higher education.

Proud Patriots Week at College Insurrection

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7/18/2015 at 8:30am
YAF’s national conference is coming up and there’s still time to register to attend. Young America’s Foundation Urges You to Join Them Speaking of conservatives on campus, Scott Walker was in the news this week. Politico Writers Wonder if Scott Walker Would be a Bad President Because He Didn’t Finish College Scott Walker Considers Online…
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Rolling Stone: We didn’t defame UVA dean

Posted by  ▪  July 18, 2015

They want the case dismissed!

Rolling Stone: We didn’t defame UVA dean

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7/18/2015 at 7:00am
Here at Legal Insurrection, we devoted a lot of (virtual) ink to the Rolling Stone campus rape story debacle. Sabrina Erdely’s now-retracted article on “Jackie’s” traumatic gang rape—and its relation to the campus sexual assault problem Erdely so desperately wanted to prove exists—serves as a textbook example of how not to…
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Actually, Obama turned out to be a great negotiator

Posted by  ▪  July 17, 2015

(with Congress)

Actually, Obama turned out to be a great negotiator

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7/17/2015 at 7:30pm
It is not often that I feel compelled to defend President Obama. But in this case I will. The recent nuclear deal with Iran reveals that he is not a poor negotiator but rather an excellent one. The President has been mocked for his negotiation skills throughout his tenure by the Left…
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#ChattanoogaShooting Killer: What We Know So Far

Posted by  ▪  July 17, 2015

Illegal weapons, and trips to the Middle East

#ChattanoogaShooting Killer: What We Know So Far

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7/17/2015 at 6:00pm
Yesterday’s murders in Chattanooga unleashed a hailstorm of speculation about the origins of the shooter, his motives, and whether or not he was affiliated with ISIS, al-Qaida, or another network of Islamic extremists. Even before the authorities released the shooter’s name—Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez—reasonable speculation ensued. Throughout the course of the day, we…
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Carly Fiorina at her absolute best

Posted by  ▪  July 17, 2015

Taking on gotcha questions, turning them around, and mastering the facts

Carly Fiorina at her absolute best

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7/17/2015 at 4:30pm
We are fans of Carly Fiorina. She should be on the stage at the debates, though it’s not clear she will be. Fiorina has shown an ability to take on hostile questioners with a smile, as she slices and dices liberal talking points. That’s why we have featured videos of her appearances several…
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