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How Zimmerman Myth Became Academic Truth

Posted by  ▪  October 12, 2014

Academic paper by law professor perpetuates untrue claims that Zimmerman followed Martin contrary to police instructions

How Zimmerman Myth Became Academic Truth

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10/12/2014 at 5:35pm
Well, this is interesting. I came across the University of Miami Law School Summer 2014 edition of their law review, and noted that it had a particular focus on Stand-Your-Ground. Awesome! I dug right into the Foreword, “Stand Your Ground” in Context: Race, Gender, and Politics,” by University of Miami School of Law Professor Donna Coker. As…
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Paul Krugman: Obama one of most successful presidents ever

Posted by  ▪  October 12, 2014

If bigger, more intrusive government and a lowering of U.S. status in the world is the test, then Obama is wildly successful

Paul Krugman: Obama one of most successful presidents ever

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10/12/2014 at 3:42pm
This is a fascinating glimpse into the progressive mind. Paul Krugman was interviewed on ABC’s This Week and just couldn’t say enough about what a great president Obama has been. Ryan Lovelace of National Review has the story: Krugman: Obama One of the Most Successful Presidents in American History On ABC’s This Week, New York…
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http://wpri.com/2014/10/07/cianci-has-cash-lead-over-elorza-in-race-for-providence-mayor/

Absolutely classic Rhode Island story

Posted by  ▪  October 12, 2014

Only in Rhode Island

Absolutely classic Rhode Island story

http://wpri.com/2014/10/07/cianci-has-cash-lead-over-elorza-in-race-for-providence-mayor/
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10/12/2014 at 2:00pm
You may not fully appreciate this unless you are from my former home State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations. As mentioned here before, twice-convicted former Providence Mayor Vincent “Buddy” Cianci not only is running for Mayor a third time (as an Independent), he is leading in the polls. Buddy’s first conviction…
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http://youtu.be/eVXb_DLvUBY

The most amazing pro-Israel Yom Kippur sermon

Posted by  ▪  October 12, 2014

Rabbi Angela Buchdahl: “Israel is our motherland. Israel is family…. Israel is the beating heart of our people. And Israel is ours.”

The most amazing pro-Israel Yom Kippur sermon

http://youtu.be/eVXb_DLvUBY
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10/12/2014 at 12:18pm
One of the most disturbing trends I witness on campuses is the way some — just some, by no means a majority — of leftist Jewish students have fallen prey to, and espouse, anti-Israel propaganda expertly generated by groups like Jewish Voice for Peace and its comrades in arms, groups like…
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Is Ebola about to go wild?

Posted by  ▪  October 12, 2014

The protocol “works” in Dallas, but health worker “breaches protocol” and contracts disease.

Is Ebola about to go wild?

http://youtu.be/LOpJHvOtQp4
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10/12/2014 at 10:33am
No, of course not, because we have it under control. Oh, wait, ‘Heroic’ Health Worker Becomes Second U.S. Ebola Case: A Texas health care worker who cared for Liberian Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for the disease, hospital officials said Sunday. The worker became infected despite…
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Legal Insurrection is 6 years old

Posted by  ▪  October 12, 2014

Have you hugged your blogger today?

Legal Insurrection is 6 years old

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10/12/2014 at 9:00am
D.O.B. October 12, 2008 The first post was Obama is Door No. 2.  Read it. And weep. How would I assess the world today as opposed to six years ago? We are a nation in decline by design, not by necessity.  People who don’t recognize that reality are fooling themselves. As for us, I think…
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Jay Carney Predicts a Good Year for Republicans

Posted by  ▪  October 12, 2014

“Look, it’s not a good dynamic for Democrats out there.”

Jay Carney Predicts a Good Year for Republicans

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10/12/2014 at 7:30am
The last time we checked in with former White House spokesman Jay Carney he was predicting doom for Democrats in the midterms. It looks like he hasn’t changed his mind. It’s also interesting to note that Carney is acknowledging the fact that so many Democrats are distancing themselves from Obama. From the Washington…
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http://youtu.be/4Ka42IVTQTI

Joni Ernst up by 1 pt in new Des Moines Register Poll (#IASEN)

Posted by  ▪  October 11, 2014

Joni Ernst up by 1 pt in new Des Moines Register Poll (#IASEN)

http://youtu.be/4Ka42IVTQTI
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10/11/2014 at 7:35pm
Remember when a recent Des Moines Register poll showed Republican Joni Ernst up by 6 points over Bruce Braley, and Democrats had a complete meltdown? And I shouted Sooey! A new poll shows that the gap has closed, with Ernst up 1 point, via Des Moines Register: Iowa’s blitzkrieg U.S. Senate race is now…
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Talking point: Republicans don’t really want the Secret Service to protect Obama

Posted by  ▪  October 11, 2014

Finding inconsistencies where none exist.

Talking point: Republicans don’t really want the Secret Service to protect Obama

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10/11/2014 at 6:18pm
In a recent appearance on MSNBC, the Washington Post’s Dana Milbank suggested an inconsistency between Republican desires to remove Obama from office, and Republican complaints that the Secret Service was not adequately protecting Obama from harm. Why is that inconsistent? Can’t we both oppose a president and want to protect the President?…
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http://www.npr.org/2010/11/18/131418157/the-reinvention-of-calif-s-new-and-former-governor

California Election Snapshot: Ghosts of Past, Present and Future Collide

Posted by  ▪  October 11, 2014

Jerry Brown is still around, but hoping for Barbara “Ma’am” Boxer to retire.

California Election Snapshot: Ghosts of Past, Present and Future Collide

http://www.npr.org/2010/11/18/131418157/the-reinvention-of-calif-s-new-and-former-governor
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10/11/2014 at 4:00pm
In the wake of news that my future congressional representative may be someone with sound fiscal awareness, and since I am nothing if not optimistic, I took a glace at the status of the California governor’s race today. This race pits our state’s longest serving governor, Jerry Brown, against the Republican Neel…
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http://youtu.be/FAA_So0d01w

“This isn’t liberalism: this isn’t even leftism — it’s infantilism”

Posted by  ▪  October 11, 2014

Bill Whittle – Today’s Liberals Aren’t Liberal

“This isn’t liberalism: this isn’t even leftism — it’s infantilism”

http://youtu.be/FAA_So0d01w
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10/11/2014 at 2:15pm
The newest edition of Firewall with Bill Whittle struck a chord with me because he launches his monologue by talking about something one of his liberal friends posted on Facebook. As a New England lifer, I have lots of liberal friends and I hardly ever go on Facebook anymore because I can’t…
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Colorado votes on “personhood” (again)

Posted by  ▪  October 11, 2014

Is this amendment a veiled attempt at criminalizing abortion?

Colorado votes on “personhood” (again)

http://bcove.me/q5zc2946
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10/11/2014 at 12:15pm
On November 4, Colorado residents will have to decide whether or not to change their criminal code to include an “unborn human being” in the definition of a “person.” Proponents of the measure, dubbed “Amendment 67,” say that the goal of the initiative is to protect pregnant women, but opponents say…
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Three Weird Myths About Marissa Alexander That People Think Are True

Posted by  ▪  October 11, 2014

The truth about the “warning shot,” garage doors, and the couple’s history of domestic abuse

Three Weird Myths About Marissa Alexander That People Think Are True

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10/11/2014 at 10:35am
Marissa Alexander was back in the news, as her lawyers try to preclude state prosecutors from getting truthful but damaging evidence against her before the jury (details on this below). With her trial now only about 6 weeks away, the misinformation machinery will be spinning up to top speed. As a…
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Whirled Peas Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  October 11, 2014

Your weekly report from the Whirled of higher education.

Whirled Peas Week at College Insurrection

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10/11/2014 at 8:30am
We’re dedicating this week’s College Insurrection round-up to Harvard students who think the U.S. is a greater threat to World Peace than ISIS. Harvard Professor Says Eric Holder is the “Moral Compass” of the Obama Administration Harvard Students Think America is a Bigger Threat to World Peace Than ISIS Speaking of Harvard… Hundreds of Harvard…
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Give it up, man, you’re living in the past

Posted by  ▪  October 11, 2014

And fix your brake lights.

Give it up, man, you’re living in the past

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10/11/2014 at 7:00am
From J: The election is coming up — the 1976 election, that is. Only in Madison.
 
http://youtu.be/isXauApti2I

Friday Night at the Fights

Posted by  ▪  October 10, 2014

Jason Mattera questions Harry Reid, gets shoved by security

Friday Night at the Fights

http://youtu.be/isXauApti2I
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10/10/2014 at 7:55pm
Senator Harry Reid is known for his rants against the “1%” and evil Republican moneyed types. Never mind that Reid stays in the Ritz Carlton when he’s in D.C. or that he’s worth over 6 million bucks, of course. Ambush journalist, Jason Mattera, caught up with Senator Reid and asked him about his…
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A Tale of Two Nobel Peace Prize Winners

Posted by  ▪  October 10, 2014

Hope versus achievement.

A Tale of Two Nobel Peace Prize Winners

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10/10/2014 at 5:45pm
This year, we have two deserving Nobel Peace Prize winners, each of whom has an inspiring story of fighting against great odds for the humanity of others, and suffering great pain in the process. They are the people we imagine when we think of the Nobel Peace Prize in our mind’s eye….
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