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Healthcare.gov PR solution: Blame technological arsonists, computer code terrorists and suicide programmers

Posted by  ▪  October 21, 2013

Healthcare.gov PR solution: Blame technological arsonists, computer code terrorists and suicide programmers

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10/21/2013 at 12:48pm
who collectively have done more damage to Obamacare the brand than Republicans in Congress could have dreamed. The problems, according to the NY Times, are deep, deeeep, deeeeeeep, Contractors See Weeks of Work on Health Site: Federal contractors have identified most of the main problems crippling President Obama’s online health insurance marketplace, but…
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Branco Cartoon – Not So Free At Last

Posted by  ▪  October 21, 2013

Branco Cartoon – Not So Free At Last

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10/21/2013 at 10:51am
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
 
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Welcome to Legal Insurrection Version 2.1

Posted by  ▪  October 21, 2013

Welcome to Legal Insurrection Version 2.1

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10/21/2013 at 8:54am
Legal Insurrection Version 1.0 was the old Blogger template. Version 2.0 was the custom designed WordPress template initiated in June 2011. This Version 2.1 is a redesign of the home page to accomplish the following: 1. Featured Posts. Adding the ability to keep featured posts on the home page just below the banner was…
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Sunday Night Open (Update – The Washington Warrens)

Posted by  ▪  October 20, 2013

Sunday Night Open (Update – The Washington Warrens)

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10/20/2013 at 9:13pm
Been away all week at a conference in Orlando. Thanks to Mandy and other contributors for covering. Remember, there may be a partial shutdown of LI on Monday morning, for “maintenance.” What did I miss? Update: The Washington Warrens!
 
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Running to Govern is Much Different Than Running Government

Posted by  ▪  October 20, 2013

President Obama employed cutting edge information to get re-elected. He didn’t show as much interest in his implementation of Obamacare.

Running to Govern is Much Different Than Running Government

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10/20/2013 at 5:00pm
Last year the big technology news was how President Obama’s re-election campaign used technology to beat Mitt Romney. This year’s big technology news is the failure of the introduction of Obamacare’s healthcare exchanges. https://twitter.com/JayCaruso/status/390835631493898240 Last year, even before the election, President Obama’s IT operation got noticed. A June 2012 article in Politico asserted: The depth…
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Supporters show up to rally behind bullied student after aunt’s Facebook post

Posted by  ▪  October 20, 2013

Supporters show up to rally behind bullied student after aunt’s Facebook post

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10/20/2013 at 3:02pm
It started with a single Facebook post. When the aunt of a high school student realized he was being bullied at school, she took to Facebook to invite what turned out to be about 100 of his “new friends” to meet her nephew at school and show their support.  It ended well, even…
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Sen. Durbin: “Ultimately, Secretary Sebelius will testify” on ObamaCare website issues

Posted by  ▪  October 20, 2013

Sen. Durbin: “Ultimately, Secretary Sebelius will testify” on ObamaCare website issues

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10/20/2013 at 12:37pm
Democratic Senator Dick Durbin told FOX News Sunday that Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will “ultimately” testify before Congress to address Obamacare website rollout issues. From FOX News: A top Democratic senator said Sunday that Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius will testify before Congress about the problem-plagued ObamaCare…
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Qatar websites restored after Syrian Electronic Army attack

Posted by  ▪  October 20, 2013

Qatar websites restored after Syrian Electronic Army attack

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10/20/2013 at 10:31am
Several websites with the Qatar (.qa) domain extension have been restored to normal after being disrupted by the Syrian Electronic Army this weekend. The hackers targeted the Qatar Domains Registry and altered DNS records for several high profile domains, according to Softpedia, then defacing pages with postings of pro-Assad propaganda. From the…
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Circus posters removed after complaint from woman with fear of clowns

Posted by  ▪  October 20, 2013

Circus posters removed after complaint from woman with fear of clowns

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10/20/2013 at 8:30am
A town council in England has taken down promotional circus posters after a complaint from one woman – in a town of 28,000 – who happens to have a fear of clowns, according to the Daily Mail. A council has removed posters advertising a circus following a complaint from a woman who…
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Baby on Board, too

Posted by  ▪  October 20, 2013

Baby on Board, too

Bumper Sticker - Charlottesville VA - stick figure family
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10/20/2013 at 7:00am
Remember all those “Baby on Board” yellow signs back in the day? From J: the bumper sticker we’ve been waiting for, re this ridiculous trend. Spotted in Charlottesville.  
 
Joe The Plumber Meets Obama

Anatomy of how a racism lie spread half way around the world

Posted by  ▪  October 19, 2013

Saturday Night Card Game

Anatomy of how a racism lie spread half way around the world

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10/19/2013 at 9:17pm
“A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.” That quote, erroneously and ironically attributed to Mark Twain, is reflected in a false accusation of racism spread recently regarding Samuel J. Wurzelbacher, a/k/a “Joe the Plumber.” Wurzelbacher is hardly the household name he was back…
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Ancient Rocks Toppled

Boy Scout leaders who toppled ancient Utah rock reportedly receiving death threats

Posted by  ▪  October 19, 2013

Boy Scout leaders who toppled ancient Utah rock reportedly receiving death threats

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10/19/2013 at 6:38pm
Two men associated with the now viral video of them toppling a rock formation in Utah’s Goblin Valley State Park say they are receiving death threats, according to the Associated Press/ABC News. Two Utah Boy Scout leaders who purposely knocked over an ancient desert rock formation in a state park say they’ve…
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“America’s path to the gallows”: inevitable?

Posted by  ▪  October 19, 2013

Despite frustration, good things can still be accomplished.

“America’s path to the gallows”: inevitable?

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10/19/2013 at 4:30pm
Here’s a comment to ponder: How many more H.W. Bush’s must we support before it is acknowledged that America’s path to the gallows is merely delayed under such men? My purpose is not to defend George H. W. Bush, a decent man but certainly not high on my presidential list. It’s about that…
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Mayor of Pennsylvania town tells voters to vote for someone else

Posted by  ▪  October 19, 2013

Mayor of Pennsylvania town tells voters to vote for someone else

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10/19/2013 at 3:11pm
The mayor of a small town in central Pennsylvania who is running unopposed for a second term is now telling voters not to vote for him. After missing the deadline to remove his name from the ballot, Mayor Bob Wiser decided that he wants to call it quits. From the Centre Daily Times: Port…
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How much influence do partisan news shows have on political views?

Posted by  ▪  October 19, 2013

How much influence do partisan news shows have on political views?

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10/19/2013 at 1:06pm
Tech blog Ars Technica asks Are partisan news sources polarizing Americans? as it takes a look at the book “Changing Channels or Changing Minds: Partisan News in an Age of Choice .”  The book focuses on, among other things, whether or not partisan news programs really have that much of an…
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BDS movement distilled – when Israeli soldiers not raping Arab women is racist

Posted by  ▪  October 19, 2013

BDS rhetoric is so extreme that even some left-wing Jewish critics of Israel are worried.

BDS movement distilled – when Israeli soldiers not raping Arab women is racist

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10/19/2013 at 11:15am
The Boycott, Divest and Sanction Israel movement is a Potemkin movement which has the façade of merely opposing the “occupation,” but which in reality seeks the destruction of Israel, and willingly joins with the worst Islamists and anti-Semites in that goal. Groups like the American Friends Service Committee and Jewish Voice for…
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“Yes, Yes, Yes!” Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  October 19, 2013

“Yes, Yes, Yes!” Week at College Insurrection

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10/19/2013 at 9:45am
Yes, Yes, Yes! Are You Ready for Terrifying Law School Tuition? Are Single Sex Schools the Wave of the Future? Dartmouth Student – Can the government shutdown teach us to live with less? Is Oberlin the college with the worst return on investment? War on Men? Is George Galloway a disgusting pig who, along with his BDS…
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