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Glenn Reynolds Interview Andrew Breitbart screen shot

Andrew Breitbart: “Take on the bullies on the playground”

Posted by  ▪  October 27, 2013

Andrew Breitbart: “Take on the bullies on the playground”

Glenn Reynolds Interview Andrew Breitbart screen shot
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10/27/2013 at 6:01pm
While looking for something else, I stumbled up this interview by Prof. Glenn Reynolds and the Insta-Wife of Andrew Breitbart from February 2010. It may be the best interview of Andrew I’ve ever seen. And it’s as relevant, if not more so, now as it was back then. There’s so much in it, listen to…
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Officials to face tough questions this week on Obamacare website rollout

Posted by  ▪  October 27, 2013

Officials to face tough questions this week on Obamacare website rollout

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10/27/2013 at 4:35pm
This upcoming week is going to be an interesting one, as more hearings are scheduled on the Hill to address the troubled rollout of the Obamacare website. From the StarTribune: Republicans said Sunday they intend to press Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on the Obama administration’s troubled launch of healthcare.gov, the…
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The Necessary Crisis between Iran and the United States

Posted by  ▪  October 27, 2013

Mideast Media Sampler 10/27/2013 – Iran has been at war with the West for at least thirty years.

The Necessary Crisis between Iran and the United States

(1983 bombing of US Marine barracks in Beirut Photo: Wikimedia Commons)
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10/27/2013 at 1:35pm
Recently, after the first round of nuclear talks with Iran had concluded one of the American negotiators said: “… I have never had such intense, detailed, straightforward, candid conversations with the Iranian delegation before.” The word that bothered me most in that declaration was “candid.” How did Iranian foreign minister start kick…
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Egyptian “Wedding of Death” Shows Coptic Christians Still Endangered

Posted by  ▪  October 27, 2013

Egyptian “Wedding of Death” Shows Coptic Christians Still Endangered

Legal Insurrection #07 coptic church
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10/27/2013 at 11:30am
I have been following the disturbing news from Egypt closely; while it was hoped that a new president and a ban on the Muslim Brotherhood might stem more violence against its Coptic Christians, it looks like that is not to be: The wedding party stood outside the church, eagerly awaiting the ceremonious…
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Elizabeth Warren Factory Owners Speech Screen Shot

Run, Elizabeth, Run

Posted by  ▪  October 27, 2013

Run, Elizabeth, Run

Elizabeth Warren Factory Owners Speech Screen Shot
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10/27/2013 at 10:06am
David Frum at The Daily Beast, and Alex Pareene at Salon.com, each write about Elizabeth Warren and Ted Cruz, and 2016. Frum sees a Warren run ending in defeat at the hands of the Clinton machine, How Ted Cruz Can Win in 2016: Democrats liked Hillary personally. But they could see that a Clinton…
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Tea Party Raising McCain’s Frustration

Posted by  ▪  October 27, 2013

Tea Party Raising McCain’s Frustration

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10/27/2013 at 8:15am
Meghan McCain says her Arizona senator dad is “depressed” and “frustrated” with the tea party faction of the Republican Party, which she called “the hyper-conservative wing.” The comments were part of Meghan’s promo for her new show, which no one will watch, Raising McCain. As a Tea Party activist, I am all for…
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Bumper Sticker - No Child Left A Dime Vote Obama

I’ll meet that bumper sticker, and raise you 7 trillion

Posted by  ▪  October 27, 2013

I’ll meet that bumper sticker, and raise you 7 trillion

Bumper Sticker - No Child Left A Dime Vote Obama
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10/27/2013 at 7:00am
From Henry, taken in Ojai, CA: I hope this one is a bit more clear. Upper left sticker says, “Vote Obama” Sticker below plate says, “The Bush Legacy: No Child Left A Dime.” I should have jumped out and offered to scrape off the Bush sticker for $20.  LOL  
 
Hardball -  A Pattern Of Disrespect

“I cannot even stand to look at you” lie spurs Hardball to call GOP racists anyway

Posted by  ▪  October 26, 2013

Saturday Night Card Game

“I cannot even stand to look at you” lie spurs Hardball to call GOP racists anyway

Hardball -  A Pattern Of Disrespect
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10/26/2013 at 7:53pm
Dick Durbin’s Facebook comment that a senior House Republican told Obama “I cannot even stand to look at you” was exposed as a lie. The lie did not originate with Durbin, he merely passed on what Harry Reid told the Senate Democratic caucus based on information provided to Reid by The White…
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Free California

Californians aim for Colorado-Style gun control Recalls

Posted by  ▪  October 26, 2013

Californians aim for Colorado-Style gun control Recalls

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10/26/2013 at 4:38pm
California Governor Jerry Brown’s had a mixed reaction to several pieces of gun control legislation that recently hit his desk: California Gov. Jerry Brown split the difference Friday on the pile of gun-control bills sitting on his desk, opting to sign five but veto seven, including a bill that would have banned the…
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LIVE: #StopWatchingUs, Rally Against Mass Surveillance

Posted by  ▪  October 26, 2013

LIVE: #StopWatchingUs, Rally Against Mass Surveillance

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10/26/2013 at 2:04pm
#StopWatchingUs, the Rally Against Mass Surveillance, kicked off Saturday morning in Washington DC and continues into the afternoon.  It’s been an interesting mix of demographics, with people there from both left and right.  The StopWatching.us coalition includes an equally (and oddly) diverse collection of organizations like the American Civil Liberties Union,…
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Kelly File Ezekial Emanuel

Dr. Ezekiel “Death Panel” Emanuel defends Obamacare debacle

Posted by  ▪  October 26, 2013

Dr. Ezekiel “Death Panel” Emanuel defends Obamacare debacle

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10/26/2013 at 12:18pm
Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, brother of Rahm Emanuel, was on Kelly File last night. (Video embed at bottom of post.) You may not remember Ezekiel. He was the Dr. Death Panel referred to by Sarah Palin in early August 2009 (emphasis added): The Democrats promise that a government health care system will reduce the…
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NYT Immigration poses Republican Rift

Amnesty is the new government shutdown

Posted by  ▪  October 26, 2013

Amnesty is the new government shutdown

NYT Immigration poses Republican Rift
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10/26/2013 at 10:04am
Republican split! Rift! Schism! The media is already salivating, Immigration Poses Threat of Another Republican Rift: A push to bring immigration legislation to the House floor, led by an unusual coalition of business executives, prominent conservatives and evangelical leaders, threatens to create another schism in the Republican Party and could have a noticeable…
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Henry Louis Gates Jr. Morning Joe

“Not Stupidly” Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  October 26, 2013

“Not Stupidly” Week at College Insurrection

Henry Louis Gates Jr. Morning Joe
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10/26/2013 at 8:15am
He did not act stupidly, this time: Black Harvard Prof Says it’s Time to End Race-Based Affirmative Action Post Title of the Week Award goes to Aleister: OOPS! College TA Emails T and A Pics to Class Brought to you by the good folks at healthcare.gov: Brown’s $400,000 NIH Study: Pesos for Mexican Prostitutes Kill joys: University of…
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Bumper Sticker - Walnut Creek CA - NRA Vote

Bum rap

Posted by  ▪  October 26, 2013

Bum rap

Bumper Sticker - Walnut Creek CA - NRA Vote
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10/26/2013 at 7:00am
From Bill in Walnut Creek, CA: Wonderful Bumper Sticker Juxtaposit​ion NRA on a Prius in Walnut Creek, CA!! I’m definitely starting to think Priuses are getting a bum rap. We’re seeing a lot of good bumper stickers on them.
 
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Facebook chats released in Florida cyberbullying suicide case

Posted by  ▪  October 25, 2013

Facebook chats released in Florida cyberbullying suicide case

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10/25/2013 at 8:43pm
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office on Friday released private Facebook chats of two middle school girls, aged 12 and 14, who were recently charged with aggravated stalking in connection with the bullying case of Rebecca Sedwick. Sedwick, 12, who was allegedly bullied by the two for months, took her own life in…
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Martha Robertson Roll Call Interview

NY-23 Dem candidate still seeking proof GOP hacked website weeks after fundraising claim

Posted by  ▪  October 25, 2013

NY-23 Dem candidate still seeking proof GOP hacked website weeks after fundraising claim

Martha Robertson Roll Call Interview
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10/25/2013 at 6:30pm
Ever since Legal Insurrection broke the story that NY-23 Democratic challenger Martha Robertson sent a fundraising email claiming that “GOP Ops” had been “caught” trying to take down her website, Robertson has been on the defensive. The Robertson campaign has not provided any proof that GOP operatives attempted to hack her website and has…
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No “Make-My-Day” Immunity for Colorado Woman Who Killed Estranged Boyfriend

Posted by  ▪  October 25, 2013

No “Make-My-Day” Immunity for Colorado Woman Who Killed Estranged Boyfriend

Marla Abling Screenshot
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10/25/2013 at 5:00pm
A Colorado judge denied immunity under the state’s “Make My Day” law to a woman charged with 1st degree murder. The defendant, Marla Abling, has been charged with first degree murder for the strangulation killing of her estranged boyfriend, Rory Alba. The couple had a history of alleged domestic violence, and Abling…
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