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David Gregory If I Were You Meme

D.C. police and Atty General aggressively prosecute someone who is not David Gregory

Posted by  ▪  October 23, 2013

D.C. police and Atty General aggressively prosecute someone who is not David Gregory

David Gregory If I Were You Meme
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10/23/2013 at 8:01pm
Legal Insurrection, with the help of Judicial Watch, still is fighting the FOIA litigation to get a full document production from the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department and D.C. Office of Attorney General Irvin Nathan as to the investigation and non-prosecution of David Gregory and others at NBC News for the clear…
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HC-chat-rep

Healthcare.gov online chat rep answer to potential customer: “Don’t run with scissors”

Posted by  ▪  October 23, 2013

Healthcare.gov online chat rep answer to potential customer: “Don’t run with scissors”

HC-chat-rep
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10/23/2013 at 6:19pm
The House GOP Conference issued the following statement today (received via email) regarding a conversation between a potential customer and an online chat customer service representative for Healthcare.gov: Earlier today, the House Republican Conference released a video highlighting actual excerpts from an online chat between a potential customer and a customer…
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DickDurbin

WH spox denies Sen. Durbin claim House GOPer told Obama “I cannot even stand to look at you”

Posted by  ▪  October 23, 2013

WH spox denies Sen. Durbin claim House GOPer told Obama “I cannot even stand to look at you”

DickDurbin
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10/23/2013 at 3:44pm
In a Facebook posting over the weekend, Democratic Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois alleged that a top House Republican leader told President Obama, “I cannot even stand to look at you,” during a negotiation meeting over the government shutdown, according to a report last night in The Hill.  The claim drew…
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CBS News healthcare website underprices real cost

BernieMadoff.healthcare.gov

Posted by  ▪  October 23, 2013

BernieMadoff.healthcare.gov

CBS News healthcare website underprices real cost
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10/23/2013 at 1:18pm
Joan Walsh of Salon.com threw a classic Salon.com race-card fit the other day because Ted Cruz referred to healthcare.gov as being run by Nigerial scam artists: Hey, did you hear the one about the disappearing “Nigerian email scammers”? They’ve “become a lot less active lately” because they’ve “all been hired to run the…
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troll

White House staffer fired after probe into anonymous tweets

Posted by  ▪  October 23, 2013

White House staffer fired after probe into anonymous tweets

troll
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10/23/2013 at 11:40am
It turns out the disappearance in recent days of a noted snarky national security tweeter was no Halloween prank after all.  The anonymous personality known to Twitter as @natsecwonk has not only been outed, but is out of a job. From Politico: A senior National Security Council staffer who was a key member…
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Kathleen Sebelius CNN Interview

All The President’s Bad News Gatekeepers

Posted by  ▪  October 23, 2013

All The President’s Bad News Gatekeepers

Kathleen Sebelius CNN Interview
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10/23/2013 at 9:18am
Kathleen Sebelius is insistent that no one told Obama prior to October 1 that testing and evaluation had indicated healthcare.gov likely would fail. Not even as a government “shutdown” was looming over the issue of delaying the individual mandate for a year?  Even though an inoperable healthcare.gov website would justify the Republican…
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cucinelli speaking

Santorum to Cuccinelli’s rescue?

Posted by  ▪  October 23, 2013

Santorum to Cuccinelli’s rescue?

cucinelli speaking
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10/23/2013 at 7:20am
With less than two weeks to go before the Virginia gubernatorial election, candidates Terry McAuliffe and Ken Cuccinelli (aka Sauron and SpongeBob Squarepants) are each receiving campaign support from some pretty well-known political figures. On Saturday, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton offered a “rousing endorsement” to an audience in Falls Church,…
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Alan Grayson Burning Cross

Alan Grayson serves more poison

Posted by  ▪  October 22, 2013

Alan Grayson serves more poison

Alan Grayson Burning Cross
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10/22/2013 at 8:38pm
We’ve seen years of offensive name calling and antics from Alan Grayson. He called a Federal reserve lobbyist a whore, and most famously claimed that Republicans want people to die quickly. Grayson’s latest, however, is his worst yet, via NRO, Dem Rep. Uses Burning KKK Cross to Depict Tea Party: Representative Alan Grayson (D-Fl.)…
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Healthcare-gov-notice

Obama admin’s spin on Healthcare.debacle does little to gain users’ confidence

Posted by  ▪  October 22, 2013

Obama admin’s spin on Healthcare.debacle does little to gain users’ confidence

Healthcare-gov-notice
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10/22/2013 at 6:10pm
The fallout of the launch of the Obamacare website continues, and as the administration spins and deflects questions, media outlets are digging deeper for answers that are sure to bring new concerns to light.  And that’s aside from all the other general concerns about the impact of the law itself. The Washington…
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Thanks Obamacare Ads Partial

Three Trillion Dollars, and all we got was this lousy Brosurance

Posted by  ▪  October 22, 2013

Three Trillion Dollars, and all we got was this lousy Brosurance

Thanks Obamacare Ads Partial
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10/22/2013 at 4:32pm
At first I thought this was a joke, a parody.  But it’s real. As part of it “ingenius” marketing, a coalition of progressive groups has started a Thanks Obamacare website and Twitter account. The Colorado affiliate has produced the ads imaged above. This is Obamacare on drugs. They should tax the keg as a…
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Elizabeth Warren on Harley

The soft bigotry of “high cheekbones”

Posted by  ▪  October 22, 2013

The soft bigotry of “high cheekbones”

Elizabeth Warren on Harley
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10/22/2013 at 2:32pm
Greg Pollowitz at National Review asked, Which Is Worse: ‘High Cheekbones’ or ‘Redskins’? A few things are bothering me about Bob Costas calling the term “Redskins” a slur on Sunday night. One, Democrats had absolutely no issue when then senate candidate Elizabeth Warren justified her Native American heritage with her “high cheekbones.” That’s…
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Healthcare-gov-notice

Healthcare.debacle website harbinger of doom

Posted by  ▪  October 22, 2013

Healthcare.debacle website harbinger of doom

Healthcare-gov-notice
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10/22/2013 at 12:18pm
It’s not just 5 million lines of code, folks. It’s not just having to call Verizon to the rescue. It’s not just that it doesn’t work now. The Healthcare.debacle website is a harbinger of doom because it reflects the fundamental inability of government to run such a sweeping portion of the economy as is…
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Dick Cheney defending loyal patriotic Tea Party on Today Show

Dick Cheney defends “loyal, patriotic” Tea Party

Posted by  ▪  October 22, 2013

Dick Cheney defends “loyal, patriotic” Tea Party

Dick Cheney defending loyal patriotic Tea Party on Today Show
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10/22/2013 at 10:30am
Dick Cheney appeared on Hannity, and stated what all thinking people know to be true, Obama is the radical in Washington, D.C., not the Tea Party: FMR VICE PRES. DICK CHENEY: I’m not unsympathetic to the frustration, I think, that’s led many Americans to sign on for or become part of the…
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Tax Prof Blog Rankings 9-30-2013 Page Views 1-5

New and Improved Law Professor Blog Rankings

Posted by  ▪  October 22, 2013

New and Improved Law Professor Blog Rankings

Tax Prof Blog Rankings 9-30-2013 Page Views 1-5
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10/22/2013 at 9:30am
It’s the dawn of a new era in TaxProf’s quarterly law professor blog rankings, as he explains, Law Prof Blog Traffic Rankings: Below are the updated quarterly traffic rankings by page views of the Top 50 blogs edited by law professors for the most recent 12-month period (Oct. 1, 2012 – Sept….
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Hoboken Tools of the Mind

Early childhood “Tools of the Mind” education more like “Mind Control”

Posted by  ▪  October 22, 2013

Early childhood “Tools of the Mind” education more like “Mind Control”

Hoboken Tools of the Mind
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10/22/2013 at 8:15am
Navigate to the Hoboken, NJ, public schools website –a town just across the Hudson from New York City — and you’ll find a front-page announcement that since 2008, Hoboken has based its pre-school and kindergarten curriculum on “Tools of the Mind,” also known as “Cultural-Historical Theory.” Based on the work of Russian…
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Japanese man and woman lean away from each other

What happens to a society in which young people are not interested in sex?

Posted by  ▪  October 22, 2013

What happens to a society in which young people are not interested in sex?

Japanese man and woman lean away from each other
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10/22/2013 at 7:00am
Japan may be about to find out. As you might imagine, the “don’t want to have sex” crowd in Japan doesn’t include all the young people, not by a long shot. But it’s a worrisome percentage, especially considering that this is an age group where the blood usually runs hot. As you…
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westgate-mall-attack3

Interpol Chief after Kenya Mall attack: Maybe armed citizenry isn’t so crazy after all

Posted by  ▪  October 21, 2013

Interpol Chief after Kenya Mall attack: Maybe armed citizenry isn’t so crazy after all

westgate-mall-attack3
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10/21/2013 at 6:45pm
In the wake of the Westgate Mall attack in Nairobi, many have turned to the issue of security and a debate over how to protect against similar terrorist attacks on soft targets. Interpol Secretary General Ronald Noble had some interesting comments for ABC News today in a post titled Exclusive: After Westgate, Interpol…
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