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Obama admin’s spin on Healthcare.debacle does little to gain users’ confidence

Posted by  ▪  October 22, 2013

Obama admin’s spin on Healthcare.debacle does little to gain users’ confidence

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10/22/2013 at 6:10pm
The fallout of the launch of the Obamacare website continues, and as the administration spins and deflects questions, media outlets are digging deeper for answers that are sure to bring new concerns to light.  And that’s aside from all the other general concerns about the impact of the law itself. The Washington…
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Thanks Obamacare Ads Partial

Three Trillion Dollars, and all we got was this lousy Brosurance

Posted by  ▪  October 22, 2013

Three Trillion Dollars, and all we got was this lousy Brosurance

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10/22/2013 at 4:32pm
At first I thought this was a joke, a parody.  But it’s real. As part of it “ingenius” marketing, a coalition of progressive groups has started a Thanks Obamacare website and Twitter account. The Colorado affiliate has produced the ads imaged above. This is Obamacare on drugs. They should tax the keg as a…
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Elizabeth Warren on Harley

The soft bigotry of “high cheekbones”

Posted by  ▪  October 22, 2013

The soft bigotry of “high cheekbones”

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10/22/2013 at 2:32pm
Greg Pollowitz at National Review asked, Which Is Worse: ‘High Cheekbones’ or ‘Redskins’? A few things are bothering me about Bob Costas calling the term “Redskins” a slur on Sunday night. One, Democrats had absolutely no issue when then senate candidate Elizabeth Warren justified her Native American heritage with her “high cheekbones.” That’s…
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Healthcare.debacle website harbinger of doom

Posted by  ▪  October 22, 2013

Healthcare.debacle website harbinger of doom

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10/22/2013 at 12:18pm
It’s not just 5 million lines of code, folks. It’s not just having to call Verizon to the rescue. It’s not just that it doesn’t work now. The Healthcare.debacle website is a harbinger of doom because it reflects the fundamental inability of government to run such a sweeping portion of the economy as is…
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Dick Cheney defending loyal patriotic Tea Party on Today Show

Dick Cheney defends “loyal, patriotic” Tea Party

Posted by  ▪  October 22, 2013

Dick Cheney defends “loyal, patriotic” Tea Party

Dick Cheney defending loyal patriotic Tea Party on Today Show
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10/22/2013 at 10:30am
Dick Cheney appeared on Hannity, and stated what all thinking people know to be true, Obama is the radical in Washington, D.C., not the Tea Party: FMR VICE PRES. DICK CHENEY: I’m not unsympathetic to the frustration, I think, that’s led many Americans to sign on for or become part of the…
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Tax Prof Blog Rankings 9-30-2013 Page Views 1-5

New and Improved Law Professor Blog Rankings

Posted by  ▪  October 22, 2013

New and Improved Law Professor Blog Rankings

Tax Prof Blog Rankings 9-30-2013 Page Views 1-5
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10/22/2013 at 9:30am
It’s the dawn of a new era in TaxProf’s quarterly law professor blog rankings, as he explains, Law Prof Blog Traffic Rankings: Below are the updated quarterly traffic rankings by page views of the Top 50 blogs edited by law professors for the most recent 12-month period (Oct. 1, 2012 – Sept….
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Hoboken Tools of the Mind

Early childhood “Tools of the Mind” education more like “Mind Control”

Posted by  ▪  October 22, 2013

Early childhood “Tools of the Mind” education more like “Mind Control”

Hoboken Tools of the Mind
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10/22/2013 at 8:15am
Navigate to the Hoboken, NJ, public schools website –a town just across the Hudson from New York City — and you’ll find a front-page announcement that since 2008, Hoboken has based its pre-school and kindergarten curriculum on “Tools of the Mind,” also known as “Cultural-Historical Theory.” Based on the work of Russian…
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Japanese man and woman lean away from each other

What happens to a society in which young people are not interested in sex?

Posted by  ▪  October 22, 2013

What happens to a society in which young people are not interested in sex?

Japanese man and woman lean away from each other
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10/22/2013 at 7:00am
Japan may be about to find out. As you might imagine, the “don’t want to have sex” crowd in Japan doesn’t include all the young people, not by a long shot. But it’s a worrisome percentage, especially considering that this is an age group where the blood usually runs hot. As you…
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Interpol Chief after Kenya Mall attack: Maybe armed citizenry isn’t so crazy after all

Posted by  ▪  October 21, 2013

Interpol Chief after Kenya Mall attack: Maybe armed citizenry isn’t so crazy after all

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10/21/2013 at 6:45pm
In the wake of the Westgate Mall attack in Nairobi, many have turned to the issue of security and a debate over how to protect against similar terrorist attacks on soft targets. Interpol Secretary General Ronald Noble had some interesting comments for ABC News today in a post titled Exclusive: After Westgate, Interpol…
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Just a reminder, Consumer Reports helped shove Obamacare down your throats

Posted by  ▪  October 21, 2013

Rename the website Healthcare.debacle, brought to you by ConsumerReports.Obamacare

Just a reminder, Consumer Reports helped shove Obamacare down your throats

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10/21/2013 at 5:10pm
How nice of Consumer Reports to tell people to wait a month before using the Healthcare.debacle website (h/t Instapundit): If all this is too much for you to absorb, follow our previous advice: Stay away from Healthcare.gov for at least another month if you can. Hopefully that will be long enough for…
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More Truth About Palestinian Rock Throwing

Posted by  ▪  October 21, 2013

More Truth About Palestinian Rock Throwing

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10/21/2013 at 2:40pm
One week ago we posted about how a new website exposed The Truth About Palestinian Rock Throwing. We featured a video exposing the The Wadi’a Maswadah Hoax, about a 5-year old Palestinian rock thrower allegedly “arrested” by the IDF.  In fact, the child was brought to his parents, contrary to media hype,…
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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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Obama Hostages

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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Kelly File Elizabeth Warren

Sunday Night Open (Update – The Washington Warrens)

Posted by  ▪  October 20, 2013

Sunday Night Open (Update – The Washington Warrens)

Kelly File Elizabeth Warren
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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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