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DOJ To Announce No Federal Charges Against George Zimmerman (Update: Announced)

Posted by  ▪  February 24, 2015

Announcement appears timed to coincide with 3-year anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death

DOJ To Announce No Federal Charges Against George Zimmerman (Update: Announced)

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2/24/2015 at 1:50pm
The Department of Justice will reportedly announce that it will not bring federal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman over Zimmerman’s self-defense killing of Trayvon Martin, reports ABC News. This decision comes as no surprise to anyone familiar with the actual facts of the case. Zimmerman’s claim of lawful self-defense was overwhelmingly…
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ISIS abducts 70+ Christians in Syria, Shiites in Afghanistan

Posted by  ▪  February 24, 2015

Whereabouts unknown

ISIS abducts 70+ Christians in Syria, Shiites in Afghanistan

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2/24/2015 at 11:55am
Yesterday, I touched a little bit on how ISIS’ acts of terror have had their intended effect on people in the Middle East. Those targeted—or even existing in the blast zone—are falling apart, and it’s not all due to videos released of burnings and beheadings. ISIS has a long history of…
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Egypt’s Children Play “ISIS Executions” in the Streets

Posted by  ▪  February 24, 2015

In Syria, activists use children as props in “human cage” video.

Egypt’s Children Play “ISIS Executions” in the Streets

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2/24/2015 at 10:00am
Sickening videos recently surfaced from ISIS showing the next generation of Islamic radicals being trained. Elsewhere in regions impacted by the group’s atrocities, videos nearly as chilling are being uploaded. From Egypt comes a clip of children at play. The game? “ISIS Executions” Children from Egypt’s El Mahalla El Kubra have been video-taped “slaughtering” other…
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The Game is Rigged

Posted by  ▪  February 24, 2015

New ad uses Elizabeth Warren’s words against Hillary Clinton.

The Game is Rigged

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2/24/2015 at 8:30am
When it comes to talk of banks and money in America, Elizabeth Warren says the game is rigged. In the case of the Clinton Family Foundation, she may have a point. A new ad from American Crossroads uses Elizabeth Warren’s own words to skewer the Clintons and the funds they freely take…
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Academic boycotter doesn’t like being boycotted

Posted by  ▪  February 24, 2015

Boycotts of academic institutions are boycotts of the individuals who work there.

Academic boycotter doesn’t like being boycotted

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2/24/2015 at 7:00am
By now, most of you have heard of Steven Salaita, whose unhinged (that’s a charitable description) tweets apparently caused the University of Illinois Board of Trustees not to approve his contingent offer of tenured employment. Shortly after UI at Urbana-Champaign Chancellor Phyllis Wise indicated that she would not forward the contingent offer…
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Hillary Clinton is Rebranding Again

Posted by  ▪  February 23, 2015

Good luck with that

Hillary Clinton is Rebranding Again

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2/23/2015 at 8:20pm
Who is Hillary Clinton? As it turns out, not even her consultants know. At least, not right now, which is why she’s added some of the best corporate branding wizards in the business to reimagine her persona in the image of someone fit for the Oval Office. All of this is happening…
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New ISIS video shows radicalization of children

Posted by  ▪  February 23, 2015

Some as young as 5

New ISIS video shows radicalization of children

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2/23/2015 at 6:38pm
They’re the “next generation” of Islamic radicals, and they’re being trained en masse at the Al Farouk Institute for Cubs in Raqqa, Syria—if a new video released by ISIS is indeed what the group claims it to be. From Fox News: The 9-minute video released Monday shows about 70 camouflage-clad kids, who…
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Wage equality is only a problem for Hollywood, the White House, and Hillary staffers

Posted by  ▪  February 23, 2015

Cry us a river

Wage equality is only a problem for Hollywood, the White House, and Hillary staffers

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2/23/2015 at 5:00pm
You gotta love the Oscars. It’s one of the best nights to watch Hollywood revel in its self-importance. As customary, at least one award recipient had to wax poetic about something political. Winning Best Supporting Actress for her role in Boyhood, Patricia Arquette took the opportunity to make a pitch for…
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Palestinian groups found liable for knowingly supporting terrorist attacks in Israel

Posted by  ▪  February 23, 2015

$218.5 million in damages isn’t exactly chump change

Palestinian groups found liable for knowingly supporting terrorist attacks in Israel

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2/23/2015 at 3:20pm
Today, a decade long court battled ended when two Palestinian organizations were found liable for knowingly supporting terrorist attacks which resulted in the death of American citizens. Benjamin Weiser reports for the New York Times: The Palestinian Authority and the Palestine Liberation Organization were found liable on Monday by a jury in Manhattan…
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Feds seek Expedited Stay of Immigration Injunction

Posted by  ▪  February 23, 2015

Obama immigration executive action on hold until a stay granted.

Feds seek Expedited Stay of Immigration Injunction

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2/23/2015 at 1:50pm
The federal government has filed in U.S. District Court an Emergency Expedited Motion for a Stay of the Temporary Injunction putting a stop to Obama’s executive immigration action. The successful plaintiff states have filed a letter opposing expedited treatment. If the District Court denies the stay, or does not rule by the close…
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How Does a Community Organizer Fight Terrorism?

Posted by  ▪  February 23, 2015

With a new logo, of course.

How Does a Community Organizer Fight Terrorism?

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2/23/2015 at 12:00pm
Now that the White House has concluded its summit on violent extremism, the State Department is soliciting the public for ideas on how to combat extremism. Via The Right Scoop: We want your input. Share solutions you think are critical to countering violent extremism. http://t.co/lmVRNT7CAl pic.twitter.com/ivZKtwEQ8a— Department of State (@StateDept) February 20, 2015 Th…
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Gallup: Americans still love Israel, a lot

Posted by  ▪  February 23, 2015

Though Democrat support weakens recently, presumably in response to Obama-Bibi spat.

Gallup: Americans still love Israel, a lot

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2/23/2015 at 10:37am
In the various speeches I’ve given since the summer Gaza conflict, I’ve predicted that the conflict would not move the public opinion needle much, if at all. That, despite snap surveys over the summer which suggested potential weakening of support. I also point out that some college campuses are anti-Israel bubbles, not…
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Review – “BROWN PEOPLE: Hispanic Politics in the Disunited State of Amigos”

Posted by  ▪  February 23, 2015

An insightful analysis on the Hispanic community.

Review – “BROWN PEOPLE: Hispanic Politics in the Disunited State of Amigos”

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2/23/2015 at 9:00am
BROWN PEOPLE, Hispanic Politics and the Disunited State of Amigos by Javier Manjarres is an entertaining and eye-opening look at America’s Hispanic community, and the author’s personal experiences as a citizen activist and conservative pundit. This spirited book is essential reading for those who want an enhanced understanding of the complexities…
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Branco Cartoon – Unrequited Love

Posted by  ▪  February 23, 2015

It’s you, not me.

Branco Cartoon – Unrequited Love

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2/23/2015 at 7:30am
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For peace sake: Name and shame enemies of the Jewish people

Posted by  ▪  February 22, 2015

In the age of ISIS, “Interfaith Dialogue” needs to move beyond platitudes.

For peace sake: Name and shame enemies of the Jewish people

http://youtu.be/jfbFr4ZVheY
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2/22/2015 at 8:30pm
One day before the terror attacks in Copenhagen, during a Friday, February 13 sermon, Hajj Saeed, the imam of the city’s Al-Faruq Mosque rejected inter-faith dialogue with Jews calling it a “malignant idea”. There can be no reconciliation with the Jews, said Saeed; it would be like trying to “reconcile Truth with…
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Apparently only Democrats can see into other people’s hearts

Posted by  ▪  February 22, 2015

Love is in the eye of the beholder.

Apparently only Democrats can see into other people’s hearts

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2/22/2015 at 7:30pm
This morning on FOX and Friends, Ann Coulter responded to buzz over Rudy Giuliani’s recent comments calling into question Obama’s love for America. Calling the issue non-controversial, Coulter pointed out that if critics think Giuliani can’t see into Obama’s heart, then why are Democrats always calling conservatives racist? Can they see into…
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Anti-Boycott Bill called “devastating weapon” by anti-Israel activists

Posted by  ▪  February 22, 2015

Warning that the sky is falling on BDS.

Anti-Boycott Bill called “devastating weapon” by anti-Israel activists

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2/22/2015 at 6:00pm
On February 10, 2015, I wrote about legislation introduced in the House targeting the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, whose goal is the destruction of Israel through economic, cultural and academic boycotts. The legislation, called the United States-Israel Trade and Commercial Enhancement Act, focuses on the “economic” boycott of Israel, expanding…
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