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NJ high school sports association to ban “f-word” and “bias-language” trash talk

Posted by  ▪  September 16, 2013

NJ high school sports association to ban “f-word” and “bias-language” trash talk

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9/16/2013 at 8:28am
New rules will apply in NJ to football games and other high school sports that utilize referees, aimed at eliminating unsportsmanlike trash talk.  Players and attendees will now be required to abide by expanded restrictions on certain conduct and speech, and in some cases, use of specific biased language will get a player…
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Putin New York Times

Branco Cartoon – Twerkovsky’s 2013 Overture

Posted by  ▪  September 16, 2013

Branco Cartoon – Twerkovsky’s 2013 Overture

Putin New York Times
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9/16/2013 at 7:00am
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
 

Is Buzzfeed the new home for viral conservative listicles?

Posted by  ▪  September 15, 2013

Is Buzzfeed the new home for viral conservative listicles?

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9/15/2013 at 7:30pm
Buzzfeed seems to engender pretty strong feelings all around.  Mostly the criticism was from the right during the election, but I’m seeing grumbling from the left lately as well. I cautioned last February not to underestimate BuzzFeed Politics, which is an emerging force in news and uses cats to maximum effect.  Despite my tongue-in-cheek post,…
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Doctors by Obamacare Plan - LA Times

Doctors, doctors everywhere, but not a one to see you (under Obamacare exchange coverage)

Posted by  ▪  September 15, 2013

Death Panels by a thousand cuts.

Doctors, doctors everywhere, but not a one to see you (under Obamacare exchange coverage)

Doctors by Obamacare Plan - LA Times
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9/15/2013 at 5:25pm
No one could have seen this coming, no one. From the L.A. Times, that hotbed of right-wing scare-tactics, Insurers limiting doctors, hospitals in health insurance market: The doctor can’t see you now. Consumers may hear that a lot more often after getting health insurance under President Obama’s Affordable Care Act. To hold down premiums, major…
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Syria FSA Fighter with Cat

If Assad were slaughtering cats, would we be more concerned?

Posted by  ▪  September 15, 2013

If Assad were slaughtering cats, would we be more concerned?

Syria FSA Fighter with Cat
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9/15/2013 at 3:15pm
Jeffrey Goldberg makes several points similar to the points I made in my post last night, The Deal: In order to remove the threat of Bashar Assad, we have to save Bashar Assad. Goldberg writes, New Syria Agreement Is a Big Victory. For Assad: A couple of months ago, the Obama administration was…
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Blaming Zionism for lack of two-state solution all that’s fit to print at NY Times

Posted by  ▪  September 15, 2013

Mideast Media Sampler 09/15/2013

Blaming Zionism for lack of two-state solution all that’s fit to print at NY Times

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9/15/2013 at 1:10pm
Ian Lustick has graced the op-ed page of the New York Times with Two State Illusion. Here’s the thrust of his argument: All sides have reasons to cling to this illusion. The Palestinian Authority needs its people to believe that progress is being made toward a two-state solution so it can continue…
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Abenaki tribe wants no part of Middlebury 9/11 flag-grabbing

Posted by  ▪  September 15, 2013

Abenaki tribe wants no part of Middlebury 9/11 flag-grabbing

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9/15/2013 at 11:02am
On Friday we asked:  Which was worse: Middlebury 9/11 flag-grabbing or Oberlin racism hoax? It arose from the actions of Anna Shireman-Grabowski, a Middlebury student, who felt compelled to destroy a 9/11 memorial on campus by trashing thousands of small American flags, each one representing a person who died on 9/11: While the…
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(Russian FM Sergei Lavrov, sketched by James Rosen)

The Russians know how to live

Posted by  ▪  September 15, 2013

The Russians know how to live

(Russian FM Sergei Lavrov, sketched by James Rosen)
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9/15/2013 at 9:23am
James Rosen of Fox News sketched the image below while waiting for Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov to appear before reporters. Rosen tried to parlay it into an exclusive interview, but no luck, via AP: Then Fox News television correspondent James Rosen reached over and handed Lavrov a cartoon portrait he had sketched to…
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An abortion or a gun?

Posted by  ▪  September 15, 2013

An abortion or a gun?

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9/15/2013 at 7:00am
Which are you more likely to survive? Another from Bill in the St. Petersburg area: Guns and abortion Guns may kill people but abortion definitely does….
 

The Deal: In order to remove the threat of Bashar Assad, we have to save Bashar Assad

Posted by  ▪  September 14, 2013

The Deal: In order to remove the threat of Bashar Assad, we have to save Bashar Assad

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9/14/2013 at 10:31pm
Mandy covered this morning the outline of the “principles” agreed upon by the U.S. and Russia for Syria to end its possession of chemical weapons. The deal, announced as we were waking this morning, is being spun a variety of ways.  It holds the promise of removing chemical weapons from someone who is…
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Continued support and well wishes for Jim Hoft

Posted by  ▪  September 14, 2013

Continued support and well wishes for Jim Hoft

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9/14/2013 at 8:00pm
As many Legal Insurrection readers know by now, Jim Hoft (Gateway Pundit) has been in the hospital for some time.  He’s undergone several procedures to date and still has a long road to recovery ahead of him. Jim is a friend to many of us in the movement, myself and Anne included,…
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Google Street View car driver in bizarre triple crash and run incident

Posted by  ▪  September 14, 2013

Google Street View car driver in bizarre triple crash and run incident

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9/14/2013 at 6:47pm
Well this is bit of a calamity.  A Google Street View car driver crashed into a vehicle, then crashed into a second vehicle after fleeing the driver from the earlier crash.  He fled again and then crashed into a parked truck.  All while driving one of those vehicles with the slightly…
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Some American Justice Served Up for Our Children

Posted by  ▪  September 14, 2013

Some American Justice Served Up for Our Children

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9/14/2013 at 4:30pm
As in other countries, many children in this country unfortunately face death and violence as well.  So, today, I am offering some items that have come across my screen that show American Justice at is finest and which involve children. One of the most heart-wrenching stories I have ever read is that…
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Facebook page of Iran’s Foreign Minister reportedly hacked

Posted by  ▪  September 14, 2013

Facebook page of Iran’s Foreign Minister reportedly hacked

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9/14/2013 at 2:14pm
The Facebook page of Iran’s Foreign Minister was reportedly hacked, according to the Associated Press.  Details of what exactly was posted and how the account was accessed weren’t immediately clear, but reports indicate the message was a comment about Iran’s 2009 election. From the Associated Press: The report Saturday by Fars quotes Marzieh…
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US and Russia reach deal on Syria, but has Assad really been punished?

Posted by  ▪  September 14, 2013

US and Russia reach deal on Syria, but has Assad really been punished?

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9/14/2013 at 12:23pm
The US and Russia reached an agreement on a plan for Syria to turn over its chemical weapons. https://twitter.com/AP/status/378824698844688384 From the State Department’s Framework for Elimination of Syrian Chemical Weapons: Taking into account the decision of the Syrian Arab Republic to accede to the Chemical Weapons Convention and the commitment of the Syrian authorities…
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NJ stays strong after Seaside boardwalk fire

Posted by  ▪  September 14, 2013

NJ stays strong after Seaside boardwalk fire

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9/14/2013 at 10:14am
Business owners on the boardwalk in Seaside Park and Seaside Heights are dealing with the aftermath of the fire that took out more than 30 businesses on Thursday. When you grow up and live in Jersey, for most of us, “the boardwalk” at any one of our numerous beaches is a staple…
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“Failure to Understand” Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  September 14, 2013

“Failure to Understand” Week at College Insurrection

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9/14/2013 at 8:30am
What we have here is a failure to understand. They don’t understand what they’re doing wrong: Only 16% of the 420K students in the CA State University system graduate within 4 years Catholic college hosts sex workshop featuring “c**t” coloring book DOE and DOJ threaten free speech by stalling approval for U. Montana sex harassment…
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