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The End of the Obama Era

Posted by  ▪  December 1, 2014

Put that race card back in the deck, man. It’s over.

The End of the Obama Era

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12/1/2014 at 5:00pm
The brutal truth of electoral politics is that, not unlike Supreme Court reasoning, wins, losses, and philosophies exist on a pendulum. Whether the dog wags the tail, or the tail wags the dog, the power of one party over the other waxes and wanes as sure as the sun rises and…
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National #HandsUpWalkOut protest more like #SitDownStayAtWork

Posted by  ▪  December 1, 2014

National Ferguson walkout protest, based on mythical “hands up, don’t shoot” meme, doesn’t exactly bring economy to a halt.

National #HandsUpWalkOut protest more like #SitDownStayAtWork

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12/1/2014 at 3:35pm
Demonstrations called “Hands Up Walk Out” are taking place all over the country today. According to the event website: In the wake of events in the last weeks, including the non-indictment in the killing of Mike Brown and the senseless killings of Akai Gurley in New York and 12-year-old Tamir Rice in Cleveland,…
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The Hillary Smell Test

Posted by  ▪  December 1, 2014

No “New Car Smell”

The Hillary Smell Test

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12/1/2014 at 2:25pm
I think I have called Hillary stale. But I didn’t put it to the smell test, Former Clinton pollster: Hillary lacks ‘new car smell’ Hillary Clinton has lost the “new car smell” she might need to win the presidency in 2016, said Democratic pollster Doug Schoen on Sunday. “The president said [last week]…
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Driver brutally murdered by hammer-wielding teens in St. Louis

Posted by  ▪  December 1, 2014

Will the feds investigate this interracial attack? Will it become a national cause?

Driver brutally murdered by hammer-wielding teens in St. Louis

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12/1/2014 at 12:04pm
A 32 year old Bosnian man is dead after a fatal attack in St. Louis early Sunday morning. Zemir Begic, who’d only been married for six months was beaten to death with hammers in front of his wife and friend. According to CNN: Two juveniles are in custody Sunday, suspected in the de…
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How the Media Aids Hamas

Posted by  ▪  December 1, 2014

Matti Friedman again explains how NGO’s and the media prepare the ground for anti-Israel propaganda

How the Media Aids Hamas

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12/1/2014 at 10:00am
In August, former AP journalist Matti Friedman wrote a devastating account in Tablet Magazine of the Associate Press’ bias against Israel. Friedman has followed up with a new article in The Atlantic, What the media gets wrong about Israel. One part of Friedman’s new expose is about the unexamined role Non-Governmental Organizations…
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Egypt protests as ex-Pres Mubarak cleared of murder charges

Posted by  ▪  December 1, 2014

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi calls for calm

Egypt protests as ex-Pres Mubarak cleared of murder charges

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12/1/2014 at 8:30am
It looks like Ferguson isn’t the only place experiencing violent protests in the wake of a controversial legal decision. In Cairo, crowds erupted when Egypt’s former President Hosni Mubarak was cleared of murder charges. Egyptian police have used tear gas to disperse protesters angry that charges against ex-President Hosni Mubarak over killings during…
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Branco Cartoon – Nightmare

Posted by  ▪  December 1, 2014

How to kill a dream.

Branco Cartoon – Nightmare

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12/1/2014 at 7:00am
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UAW-affiliated California Grad Student Union to Vote on Israel boycott this week

Posted by  ▪  November 30, 2014

BDS destroys everything it touches.

UAW-affiliated California Grad Student Union to Vote on Israel boycott this week

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11/30/2014 at 8:00pm
The anti-Israel movement on campus never sleeps. The latest is that anti-Israel students took over control of the operating council of the United Automobile Workers (UAW) Local 2865, comprised of over 12,000 graduate student employees. They used that control to send to the membership for a vote on December 4 a wide-ranging anti-Israel…
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When Elizabeth Warren Attacks

Posted by  ▪  November 30, 2014

Even Democrats are not immune, as liberals struggle over direction of their party.

When Elizabeth Warren Attacks

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11/30/2014 at 5:41pm
With the midterms over, both parties are turning their focus to 2016. Democrats, who were the clear losers on November 4th are struggling over leadership and the direction of their party. It’s hard to imagine Elizabeth Warren harshly criticizing the Obama administration just a few years ago. The age of Obama is over….
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Fourth Amendment triumphs over warrantless DUI blood tests

Posted by  ▪  November 30, 2014

No consent + no exigent circumstance = no warrantless DUI tests

Fourth Amendment triumphs over warrantless DUI blood tests

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11/30/2014 at 3:40pm
A Texas appeals court has struck down a law allowing police officers to conduct warrantless blood tests on suspected drunk drivers. The law borrows concepts from the Texas Transportation Code and other statutes, and has both attorneys and Fourth Amendment advocates up in arms over what it means to conduct an…
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Lessons of #Ferguson: Don’t Rob Convenience Store, Fight With and Try to Take Cop’s Gun

Posted by  ▪  November 30, 2014

Rich Lowry of National Review leaves Andrea Mitchell babbling “Whoa, Whoa”

Lessons of #Ferguson: Don’t Rob Convenience Store, Fight With and Try to Take Cop’s Gun

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11/30/2014 at 1:40pm
Rich Lowry, Editor of National Review, was on Meet the Press this morning, discussing Ferguson. Here’s what I tweeted out at the time: .@RichLowry is winning @meetthepress today— Legal Insurrection (@LegInsurrection) November 30, 2014 Here’s the video of what was playing just before I sent that tweet, via NRO: National Review editor Rich Lowry riled…
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Radical Left Influence Over Education Not Just for Higher Ed Anymore

Posted by  ▪  November 30, 2014

Moving on out, and into High Schools and Elementary Schools.

Radical Left Influence Over Education Not Just for Higher Ed Anymore

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11/30/2014 at 11:35am
In a recent report on The Kelly File, Megyn Kelly and Dinesh D’Souza addressed leftism in education. Many of the topics discussed are issues we cover at College Insurrection. Watch: Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com Naturally, this report didn’t sit well with the left. Brendan James of Talking Points Memo opened by highlighting D’Souza’s…
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Jewish Nakba Day

Posted by  ▪  November 30, 2014

Remembering the hundreds of thousands of Jewish refugees from Arab and Muslim countries, and setting the historical record straight.

Jewish Nakba Day

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11/30/2014 at 9:37am
“Nakba” is the phrase Arabs use to refer to the creation of Arab refugees from the British Mandate of Palestine created during the civil war and then Arab armies invasion after Arabs rejected the U.N. General Assembly 1947 Partition Plan. Had the Arabs accepted that plan, there would have been an Arab state created…
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No, It Was Not “Improper” for #Ferguson Grand Jury to Consider Self-Defense

Posted by  ▪  November 30, 2014

ThinkProgress misquotes Supreme Court to argue it was improper for Ferguson Grand Jury to hear evidence that the shooting of Michael Brown was self-defense.

No, It Was Not “Improper” for #Ferguson Grand Jury to Consider Self-Defense

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11/30/2014 at 7:30am
One of the most recent of the seemingly never-ending succession of Progressive complaints about the Ferguson Grand Jury is that the Grand Jury’s decision not to indict is inherently flawed because they were permitted to consider self-defense. Those professing this argument rely for support on one of their favorite variations of the classic…
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#Ferguson protesters capture food court, advancing on Sears

Posted by  ▪  November 29, 2014

Local security guards form defensive line at strategic Men’s Wearhouse and Express crossroads.

#Ferguson protesters capture food court, advancing on Sears

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11/29/2014 at 8:42pm
It has come to this. The video is by anti-Israel activist Bassem Masri, whose voice narrates as protesters take over parts of the South County Mall someplace, somewhere in America. (Language Warning) Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream Biggest surprise of the evening? There’s a Sears store still open. UPDATES:  Sears has been…
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The Democrats – Greatest Hits of 2014

Posted by  ▪  November 29, 2014

Solid Gold…

The Democrats – Greatest Hits of 2014

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11/29/2014 at 6:45pm
It’s easy to forget how many stupid things Democrats have said over the last year. Fortunately, David Rutz of the Washington Free Beacon has put them all together: Turkeys The Worst of the Democrats in 2014 The Democratic Party had a really bad 2013. Somehow, it got worse. President Obama admitted in August that “we…
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Being pro-Israel on campus – fight or flight? (spoiler alert: Fight)

Posted by  ▪  November 29, 2014

Support your local pro-Israel student.

Being pro-Israel on campus – fight or flight? (spoiler alert: Fight)

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11/29/2014 at 5:36pm
We have covered the thinly veiled and sometimes not veiled threatening and violent behavior of anti-Israeli activists on campus so many times, it’s hardly possible to sum them up in one post anymore. Just scroll through our BDS Tag. If you read our recent posts about Cornell, you’d know that it can…
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