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Yet another reason Lawrence O’Donnell is wrong on #Ferguson Grand Jury (@lawrence)

Posted by  ▪  November 29, 2014

Tennessee v. Garner limits the use of deadly force in arresting nondangerous suspects, NOT demonstrably dangerous suspects such as Michael Brown.

Yet another reason Lawrence O’Donnell is wrong on #Ferguson Grand Jury (@lawrence)

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11/29/2014 at 12:15pm
As a follow-up to our post yesterday, de-bunking Lawrence O’Donnell’s claim that a purported error on the part of prosecutors led the Ferguson Grand Jury into error, I thought it might be informative to progress that de-bunking to an even more comprehensive level. As noted yesterday in No, Prosecution did not Mislead #Ferguson…
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“What if they held an election but America’s President said it didn’t count?”

Posted by  ▪  November 29, 2014

We did, in November!

“What if they held an election but America’s President said it didn’t count?”

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11/29/2014 at 10:43am
I just stumbled on this video from Conservative War Chest at FOX Nation and there’s only one word to describe it. Brutal. This spot goes after Obama, the Democratic Party and the liberal media. It perfectly captures the mood of conservative post-midterm America. Check it out: Here’s the description from Conservative War Chest: Obama Putting at…
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Mugged by Reality Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  November 29, 2014

Your weekly dispatch from the crazy world of higher education.

Mugged by Reality Week at College Insurrection

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11/29/2014 at 8:30am
When I first saw this story, I thought it was something out of The Onion. College Student Believes He Deserved to be Mugged Because of His ‘Privilege’ This too. Brigham Young University Cracks Down on Beards This is what happens when you make fun of progressives. U. Michigan Student Writer Suspended by Campus Newspaper for Satirical…
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There’s a Bear in the Woods

Posted by  ▪  November 29, 2014

And this driver can see it.

There’s a Bear in the Woods

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11/29/2014 at 7:00am
Saw this recently in Hancock County, Maine. The plethora of bear stickers are in response to a referendum that would outlaw 93% of bear hunting in Maine. (http://www.maine.gov/ifw/wildlife/species/mammals/2014BearReferendum.html) As someone who has had a bear destroy property in my backyard very close to my house, I am of the opinion that an overpopulation…
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http://youtu.be/8PpJMjGYIUw

As usual, Black Friday was a total mess

Posted by  ▪  November 28, 2014

Hold my earrings, guys. It’s about to get REAL.

As usual, Black Friday was a total mess

http://youtu.be/8PpJMjGYIUw
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11/28/2014 at 8:30pm
Another Black Friday is (almost) behind us, and while I’m 90% certain that no one has been trampled to death this year (yet,) things got a little crazy (read: completely insane) at retail outlets across the country. Authorities said two women got into a pushing and shoving match — with at least…
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No, Prosecution did not Mislead #Ferguson Grand Jury into Erroneous Decision

Posted by  ▪  November 28, 2014

Lawrence O’Donnell ignores that Darren Wilson’s strong claim of lawful self-defense was more than sufficient to prevent indictment

No, Prosecution did not Mislead #Ferguson Grand Jury into Erroneous Decision

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11/28/2014 at 7:00pm
There have been many false factual narratives of the Michael Brown killing, such as “hands up, don’t shoot.” Now there’s a new false legal narrative spreading, that a prosecutorial mistake misled the Grand Jury into erroneously failing to indict Police Officer Darren Wilson. The source of the claim appears to be MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell. O’Donnell,…
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Watch the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer

Posted by  ▪  November 28, 2014

How will the franchise fare under new direction?

Watch the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer

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11/28/2014 at 5:46pm
If you’re a Star Wars fan, you’ll want to see this. Disney released an 88 second teaser trailer for their first  Star Wars film, The Force Awakens. Disney purchased Lucasfilm for $4 billion in 2012 from George Lucas who was the sole owner. According to USA Today, Lucas will remain a creative consultant. “For the…
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White House – Illegal Immigrants Entitled to Social Security and Medicare

Posted by  ▪  November 28, 2014

Gird your loins, taxpayers.

White House – Illegal Immigrants Entitled to Social Security and Medicare

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11/28/2014 at 3:45pm
According to a new report from FOX News, illegal immigrants who fit certain criteria set forth by Obama last week will be eligible for taxpayer funded programs: Illegal immigrants to be eligible for Social Security, Medicare Illegal immigrants who apply for work permits in the U.S. under President Obama’s new executive actions will…
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http://youtu.be/EFLH7TFuMpk?t=4m20s

Conservative student reporter attacked at Ithaca #Ferguson protest

Posted by  ▪  November 28, 2014

Protester pushed her sign into Cornell Review reporter to try to get him to stop filming.

Conservative student reporter attacked at Ithaca #Ferguson protest

http://youtu.be/EFLH7TFuMpk?t=4m20s
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11/28/2014 at 2:00pm
Casey Breznick is the Editor in Chief of The Cornell Review, the conservative Cornell undergraduate journal and its blog, The Cornell Insider. Casey also writes for Legal Insurrection and previously College Insurrection. Casey has done a lot of great reporting for the Review on political events, such as the Martha Robertson campaign,…
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Justice—for whom?

Posted by  ▪  November 28, 2014

Slogans are not what it’s all about

Justice—for whom?

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11/28/2014 at 12:40pm
Let’s take a look at the classic depiction of Justice: She wears a blindfold. And not because it’s Halloween. It’s because: Lady Justice (Latin: Iustitia, the Roman goddess of Justice, who is equivalent to the Greek goddesses Themis and Dike) is an allegorical personification of the moral force in judicial systems. …Lady…
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NY Times: Iranian nuke hardliners are just like our nuke hardliners

Posted by  ▪  November 28, 2014

The False Equivalence in The New York Times Coverage of P5+1 Nuclear Talks with Iran

NY Times: Iranian nuke hardliners are just like our nuke hardliners

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11/28/2014 at 11:00am
A post-mortem about the recently concluded P5+1 nuclear talks with Iran in The New York Times made a false equivalence between the two sides. In the end, both were constrained by hard-line politics at home. Mr. Zarif, while friendly, outgoing and Westernized, had pushed to the very limits of his brief; he…
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Sick: BDS groups spread photoshop of Concentration Camp inmates holding anti-Israel signs

Posted by  ▪  November 28, 2014

How do you reason with such disturbed people?

Sick: BDS groups spread photoshop of Concentration Camp inmates holding anti-Israel signs

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11/28/2014 at 9:24am
We are dealing with some really sick minds when it comes to the proponents of the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions (BDS) movement propaganda machine. The latest is from a group with over 91,000 Facebook fans, called “I Acknowledge Apartheid Exists.” That phrase is an integral part of the BDS movement, which falsely seeks…
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#Ferguson Eye Witness Intimidation: Chilling Details

Posted by  ▪  November 28, 2014

“I Googled my name and I seen my picture, and it said like snitches get stitches. Been nervous and scared.”

#Ferguson Eye Witness Intimidation: Chilling Details

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11/28/2014 at 7:30am
The official transcript of the Ferguson Grand Jury continues to be fascinating as I chug my way past the 20% reading mark. A portion of the current eye witness testimony before me, that of Interview #4 taken on September 17 , was particularly engaging however. The reason? It shows in visceral detail some…
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Shop Amazon.com and Help Legal Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  November 27, 2014

A small percentage of your purchase goes to Legal Insurrection, at no extra cost to you.

Shop Amazon.com and Help Legal Insurrection

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11/27/2014 at 10:00pm
Many of our readers will be shopping online starting on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, through the end of the year. For those of you who use Amazon.com, you have an easy way to help Legal Insurrection at the same time. If you go to Amazon via one of our links, Amazon will…
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AACONS interviews Thomas E. Woods and Jay Sekulow

Posted by  ▪  November 27, 2014

Thomas E. Woods and Jay Sekulow join AACONS to discuss the news of the day.

AACONS interviews Thomas E. Woods and Jay Sekulow

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11/27/2014 at 8:30pm
[WAJ NOTE: I have been interviewed on African American Conservatives Blog Talk Radio multiple times. AACONS has a weekly podcast with some very interesting guests. AACONS now is posting its weekly podcasts at Legal Insurrection.] Thomas E. Woods, Jr., is a senior fellow of the Ludwig von Mises Institute and host of…
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And Now, The War on Toe-fur-key

Posted by  ▪  November 27, 2014

A war we cannot afford to lose.

And Now, The War on Toe-fur-key

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11/27/2014 at 6:30pm
You may not be aware that Dana Loesch of The Blaze makes videos. This new Thanksgiving related spot is pretty funny. In what should come as a surprise to no one, Loesch isn’t a fan of fake turkey. I couldn’t agree more. Would you believe Tofurky has been around for 20 years? Emanuella Grinberg…
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On Giving Thanks

Posted by  ▪  November 27, 2014

Wishing you a very Happy Thanksgiving

On Giving Thanks

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11/27/2014 at 4:30pm
There are countless reasons it’s great to be an American. That we have an entire national holiday devoted to being thankful is incredibly special. We are incredibly fortunate to live in a country created by men who passed on to us a legacy of individual liberty and the gumption to stand firm against tyranny. This time…
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