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Norks May Have Restarted Nuke Reactor

Posted by  ▪  September 13, 2013

Norks May Have Restarted Nuke Reactor

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9/13/2013 at 2:44pm
Friday the 13th is an appropriate day to report that the North Koreans may have taken a lesson from Syria, which seemingly built up its chemical weapons supply “in plain sight.” Satellite imagery shows that North Korea appears to have restarted a reactor capable of producing weapons-grade plutonium. White steam can be seen…
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ASU Band Trayvon

T.R.A.Y.V.O.N.

Posted by  ▪  September 13, 2013

T.R.A.Y.V.O.N.

ASU Band Trayvon
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9/13/2013 at 1:06pm
Andrew Branca and I gave our presentation yesterday at Cornell Law School on the Zimmerman case, and the reasons why the jury reached the correct verdict. I’m hopeful the video will be available to post soon. One of the things I talked about was the mythology of the case, and how…
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How high, Mr. Assad, do we have to jump?

Posted by  ▪  September 13, 2013

How high, Mr. Assad, do we have to jump?

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9/13/2013 at 10:31am
Now Bashar Assad is showing the price for him to declare his chemical weapons and talk about — just words — maybe, possibly, removing them to somewhere, somehow, some time in the future. https://twitter.com/LegInsurrection/status/378509356183986176 That price is guaranteeing his regime stays in power and the rebels are disarmed, Listing Demands, Assad Uses Crisis…
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Spoiler Alert in VA Governor Race

Posted by  ▪  September 13, 2013

Spoiler Alert in VA Governor Race

Photo: Wikimedia
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9/13/2013 at 8:25am
Spoiler candidate alert: Libertarian Robert Sarvis is a third-party candidate in the 2013 Virginia governor’s race. Although polling reveals that it is unlikely for him to win, will he split votes away from Republican candidate Ken Cuccinelli in the process? Election day is less than 60 days away, and Republican Ken Cuccinelli…
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Texas Bug Spray

Posted by  ▪  September 13, 2013

Texas Bug Spray

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9/13/2013 at 7:00am
From Brooks: Saw this truck in a parking lot outside my doctor’s office in Bedford, TX. It took a moment to realize that the “Prius Repellent” sign on the truck was situated over the truck’s muffler. Have a good one.
 

What’s so bad about how Vlad impaled us at The Times?

Posted by  ▪  September 12, 2013

Did Putin say anything we haven’t been hearing from the left for decades?

What’s so bad about how Vlad impaled us at The Times?

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9/12/2013 at 8:00pm
I was fortunate to have been mostly off the grid today and thereby missed the rage and fury about Vladimir Putin’s Op-Ed in The NY Times pissing all over the concept of American Exceptionalism: It is extremely dangerous to encourage people to see themselves as exceptional, whatever the motivation. There are big…
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California passes new fracking rules that leave everyone unsatisfied

Posted by  ▪  September 12, 2013

California passes new fracking rules that leave everyone unsatisfied

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9/12/2013 at 7:00pm
In a move that is apt to stun the California-critics among Legal Insurrection readers, our state legislature passed a pro-fracking measure: Oil and gas drillers that use a technique known as fracking would face new rules in California under legislation that was sent to governor Wednesday. The measure includes a requirement that drillers…
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Is Obama’s presidency in collapse?

Posted by  ▪  September 12, 2013

Is Obama’s presidency in collapse?

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9/12/2013 at 5:50pm
Peter Wehner certainly thinks so: In the first year of his second term, the president has failed on virtually every front. He put his prestige on the line to pass federal gun-control legislation–and lost. He made climate change a central part of his inaugural address–and nothing has happened. The president went head-to-head…
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Putin Op-Ed: We Come in Peace

Posted by  ▪  September 12, 2013

When aliens said “We come in peace,” they almost invariably had their sights set on world domination. So beware Vladimir Putin when he comes bearing peace.

Putin Op-Ed: We Come in Peace

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9/12/2013 at 4:40pm
I can’t say I’m outraged by Vladimir Putin’s op-ed in the New York Times like some are. https://twitter.com/jaketapper/status/378139795333324800 In fact, I rather agree with those that he has shown an aptitude for column writing and his presence would enhance the tired New York Times opinion pages. https://twitter.com/nycjim/status/378197863777312769 https://twitter.com/rogerlsimon/status/378208275830824960 In the op-ed, A Plea for Caution From…
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Recall Elections Smoke Out Two Colorado State Senators

Posted by  ▪  September 12, 2013

Recall Elections Smoke Out Two Colorado State Senators

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9/12/2013 at 3:00pm
More politicians are joining San Diego’s former mayor, Bob Filner, for early retirements. Colorado citizens held historic recall elections Tuesday and removed two state senators: Two Democratic lawmakers in Colorado, including the president of the state Senate, were recalled Tuesday in elections brought about by their support for tougher gun control laws. According to…
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Facebook founder to meet with top Republicans

Posted by  ▪  September 12, 2013

Facebook founder to meet with top Republicans

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9/12/2013 at 1:23pm
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is scheduled to meet with top Republican lawmakers next week to discuss a number of policy issues. From Bloomberg News: Facebook Inc. (FB) founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who has been pushing for a revision of U.S. immigration law, plans to meet with the top four Republicans…
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75,000 Bikers versus 25 Truthers

Posted by  ▪  September 12, 2013

75,000 Bikers versus 25 Truthers

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9/12/2013 at 9:45am
For event organizers, the definition of failure is when counter-protesters and police outnumber your intended audience. A good example to total event failure was the “Million Muslim March,” which was just a bit shy of its goal…by 999,975 people. And it seems that the event wasn’t so much about Islam, but about the…
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Obama Stranded

Branco Cartoon – Stranded

Posted by  ▪  September 12, 2013

Branco Cartoon – Stranded

Obama Stranded
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9/12/2013 at 8:15am
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
 

Literally and figuratively

Posted by  ▪  September 12, 2013

Literally and figuratively

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9/12/2013 at 7:00am
From Catherine, yesterday: Greetings again from northern Idaho!  I’m sending you here a picture of the back of a truck that I took a few weeks ago in a parking lot in Sandpoint, Idaho.  If you ever get the chance, this area of the country is gorgeous, and I highly recommend seeing…
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Obama’s Syria speech: The aggressive right and the warm-hearted left

Posted by  ▪  September 11, 2013

Obama’s Syria speech: The aggressive right and the warm-hearted left

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9/11/2013 at 6:00pm
Obama’s remarks last night on Syria, summarized: “Chemical weapons are bad. So I’m going to attack Syria, but maybe not. And I trust Putin, except maybe I don’t. So perhaps let’s have a diplomatic solution instead. And suddenly I believe in American exceptionalism—that is, regarding military attacks limited to targeted strikes.” The…
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Hiding WMD in Plain Sight

Posted by  ▪  September 11, 2013

Hiding WMD in Plain Sight

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9/11/2013 at 4:15pm
Yesterday the New York Times reported With the World Watching, Syria Amassed Nerve Gas. The article documents how, despite international efforts to prevent it, Syria built up its supply of chemical weapons. Proliferation experts said President Bashar al-Assad of Syria and his father before him, former President Hafez al-Assad, were greatly helped…
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Shellie Zimmerman Police Report released

Posted by  ▪  September 11, 2013

“evidence did not support the original complaint”

Shellie Zimmerman Police Report released

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9/11/2013 at 2:09pm
At a press conference earlier today, the Lake Mary, Florida, police indidated that no charges have yet to be filed against either George or Shellie Zimmerman based on available evidence. The iPad which may contain video is in such bad shape that it might be weeks or months before video is…
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