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Dump Godwin

Posted by  ▪  August 16, 2013

Dump Godwin

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8/16/2013 at 7:00am
Dick Durbin earned the nickname Turban Durbin when he compared U.S. soldiers to Nazis in 2005, a verbal example of Godwin’s law: As an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Nazis or Hitler approaches one Norbie remembered it: Snapped this pic at a red light on my way home from our struggling…
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Ex-WaPo Ombudsman alleges Media Matters organized email campaign against Jennifer Rubin

Posted by  ▪  August 15, 2013

“organized email campaigns against her by leftie groups like Media Matters”

Ex-WaPo Ombudsman alleges Media Matters organized email campaign against Jennifer Rubin

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8/15/2013 at 8:57pm
Former WaPo Ombudsman Patrick Pexton wrote an “Open Letter” to Jeff Bezos upon buying WaPo. The letter is getting attention because Politico picked up on one piece of advice from Pexton to Bezos, Fire Jennifer Rubin: “She doesn’t travel within a hundred miles of Post standards [LOL – my add],” Pexton argues. “She…
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Forgetting the Danger of the Muslim Brotherhood

Posted by  ▪  August 15, 2013

Mideast Media Sampler – 08/15/2013 – The situation in Egypt is bad; could it have been worse?

Forgetting the Danger of the Muslim Brotherhood

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8/15/2013 at 6:30pm
What should the American response to the latest outbreak of violence in Egypt be? U.S. Pulls Out of Egypt’s Bright Star War Game “Cairo’s brutality highlights U.S. fecklessness despite billions… http://t.co/COLolJDG5o — Michael Yon (@Michael_Yon) August 15, 2013   Not entirely surprisingly, the editors in the New York Times call for a complete cutoff of…
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Missouri Rodeo Clown

Branco Cartoon – Clowning Around

Posted by  ▪  August 15, 2013

Branco Cartoon – Clowning Around

Missouri Rodeo Clown
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8/15/2013 at 4:30pm
Note: You may reprint this cartoon provided you link back to this source. To see more Legal Insurrection Branco cartoons, click here. Branco’s page is Cartoonist A.F.Branco
 

Syrian Electronic Army hack on Outbrain disrupts WaPo, other news outlets

Posted by  ▪  August 15, 2013

Syrian Electronic Army hack on Outbrain disrupts WaPo, other news outlets

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8/15/2013 at 3:30pm
The Syrian Electronic Army is claiming credit today for hacking content recommendation service Outbrain, which appears to have affected several media outlets that include TIME, CNN and the Washington Post. Outbrain has confirmed the attack (without mention of SEA). https://twitter.com/Outbrain/status/368044125536272386 The Washington Post also confirmed its disruption this morning. In a statement posted to…
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NJ Cop Faces 1st Degree Murder — should have followed Law of Self Defense

Posted by  ▪  August 15, 2013

NJ Cop Faces 1st Degree Murder — should have followed Law of Self Defense

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8/15/2013 at 2:00pm
You’d think a police officer would know better, but I’ve come across a MD incident in which a New Jersey detective (working for a State prosecutor’s office) managed to violate multiple principles of the law of self defense and get himself charged with 1st degree murder.  (Usual disclaimer:  the “facts” in…
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Car bomb hits Hezbollah stronghold in Beirut

Posted by  ▪  August 15, 2013

Car bomb hits Hezbollah stronghold in Beirut

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8/15/2013 at 12:27pm
We predicted this would happen when Hezbollah intervened on behalf of Assad in Syria, including the conquest of Qusayr, and the ongoing battles in Homs and Aleppo. Hezbollah’s chief, Hassan Nasrallah, openly bragged that Hezbollah was in Syria to the bitter end. The death toll is rising at this writing, so keep track…
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For Dems in 2016, it’s Hillary or bust

Posted by  ▪  August 15, 2013

For Dems in 2016, it’s Hillary or bust

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8/15/2013 at 11:15am
Larry Sabato came out with his rankings of presidential contenders today. I was going to write about the downgrade of Marco Rubio, but that’s old news. More interesting is the rankings of Democrats. There is no “First Tier” other than Hillary. The drop from Hillary to Joe Biden is dramatic, and…
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America 2013: Rodeo Clown more politically mature than politicians and media

Posted by  ▪  August 15, 2013

History started with Obama: Crowd taunts and mocks President, what have we become America?

America 2013: Rodeo Clown more politically mature than politicians and media

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8/15/2013 at 9:45am
There is full blown Democratic furor over Tuffy the Rodeo Clown. The incident is being portrayed as racially motivated, and the repurcussions have been severe. Tuffy (Facebook support page here) has been fired and banned for life from the Missouri State Fair, the announcer has resigned, the rodeo association is requiring sensitivity…
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Egypt: Death toll rises after armed confrontations, Christian churches burned

Posted by  ▪  August 15, 2013

Egypt: Death toll rises after armed confrontations, Christian churches burned

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8/15/2013 at 8:18am
NOTE – This post will be updated throughout the day, with “breaking” news at the top, other updates below, and the live streams at the bottom: BREAKING – OBAMA STATEMENT – Condemns violence, cancels joint military exercise, but no aid cutoff: Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy ————— The…
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Rogue Rodeo Clown’s car spotted in Texas

Posted by  ▪  August 15, 2013

Rogue Rodeo Clown’s car spotted in Texas

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8/15/2013 at 7:00am
Saw a lot of these in 2012. But now that he’s reelected, displaying one of these may be deemed a capital offense. So ride ’em cowboy, while you still can. From Nanette: I LOVE Texas!! My favorite so far this year!!!
 

“Every single one of them has blood on his hands”

Posted by  ▪  August 14, 2013

“Every single one of them has blood on his hands”

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8/14/2013 at 9:10pm
I was interviewed this morning by Lee Rayburn of WHCU 870 AM in Ithaca. The topic was the release of prisoners by Israel and the Middle East Peace Process.
 

Bradley Manning apologizes for his actions that ‘hurt the US’

Posted by  ▪  August 14, 2013

Bradley Manning apologizes for his actions that ‘hurt the US’

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8/14/2013 at 6:34pm
As the defense neared the end of its side in the sentencing phase of Bradley Manning’s trial, the convicted Wikileaker spoke to the court himself today.  In an unsworn statement, he began with an apology, saying, “I am sorry that my actions hurt people; I am sorry that they hurt the…
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Media Matters: Be afraid of Megyn Kelly, be very afraid

Posted by  ▪  August 14, 2013

Media Matters: Be afraid of Megyn Kelly, be very afraid

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8/14/2013 at 4:37pm
We don’t actually know that Megyn Kelly is replacing Sean Hannity, even if the Drudge scoop is true that Kelly is taking the 9 p.m. slot at Fox News.  Hannity may be moving to another prime time slot, or there may be some out-of-the-box schedule other than 1 hour slots per…
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This seems like a good time to repost the Obama children’s choir video

Posted by  ▪  August 14, 2013

This seems like a good time to repost the Obama children’s choir video

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8/14/2013 at 2:15pm
What with the damn rodeo clown getting fired, banned, and the whole association subject to sensitivity training for the offense of clowning around at the expense of the President. What with the long history of rodeo and other clowns mocking presidents at public events (even down to the broom up the rear end), as…
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Israel to recruit students as it gears up for social media battle

Posted by  ▪  August 14, 2013

Israel to recruit students as it gears up for social media battle

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8/14/2013 at 12:41pm
It appears Israel is gearing up for its own citizen army to defend itself – on social media. From the Jerusalem Post’s article, Government to use citizens as army in social media war: The Prime Minister’s Office has a far-reaching plan to utilize students and other supporters of Israel around the world in…
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Is John Kerry “concern” trolling Israel?

Posted by  ▪  August 14, 2013

Mideast Media Sampler 08/14/2013

Is John Kerry “concern” trolling Israel?

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8/14/2013 at 10:15am
For the third time in two weeks we have a report about Secretary of State Kerry’s concern for Israel. First in the New York Times: With the Palestinians poised to take their claim for statehood to the International Criminal Court and United Nations bodies, American officials say the two sides were facing a…
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