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Georgia State Law

A southern style legal education and a lesson in diversity

Posted by  ▪  May 19, 2014

“Remember that diversity exists in more than just the tone of one’s skin, but in their thoughts and opinions as well.”

A southern style legal education and a lesson in diversity

Georgia State Law
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5/19/2014 at 1:30pm
I graduated from the Georgia State University College of Law on Friday and, as tends to happen at occasions like this, I found myself reflecting on the years I spent there. As I thought about the many specific instances of triumphs and shortcomings I experienced while in law school, I continually circled…
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Narendra Modi Indian Election Victory

Did Indian election eviscerate BDS?

Posted by  ▪  May 19, 2014

The second most populous country in the world just elected a strong pro-Israel leader and party.

Did Indian election eviscerate BDS?

Narendra Modi Indian Election Victory
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5/19/2014 at 11:49am
I don’t know much about Indian politics, so I haven’t written about the election sweep which threw out the long-dominant Congress Party. I do know that successive Indian governments have had at times contradictory relations with with Israel; not as crazed anti-Israel as many, but not solidly on Israel’s side either. Indian-born writer Vijeta…
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No Fluke: Anita Hill was one of the first people to contact Jill Abramson

Posted by  ▪  May 19, 2014

There isn’t enough popcorn in the world…

No Fluke: Anita Hill was one of the first people to contact Jill Abramson

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5/19/2014 at 10:55am
I just don’t know how much more I can take of the escalating brawl between The NY Times and its fired Executive Editor Jill Abramson. Abramson is playing the sexism card on The Times the way The Times plays the sexism card on Republicans. The Times responded by playing the “nuts” defense on…
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(Trigger Warning) You commencement disinviters are immature brats

Posted by  ▪  May 19, 2014

And also take your privilege check and …

(Trigger Warning) You commencement disinviters are immature brats

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5/19/2014 at 10:02am
That’s a rough paraphrase of the Commencement address at Haverford College yesterday, via The Blaze: After more than 40 Haverford College students and three professors protested an invitation to Robert Birgeneau — former chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley — to speak at the suburban Philadelphia school’s commencement, Birgeneau eventually bowed out. Those opposed…
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How unbearable will Hillary’s 2016 run be? This unbearable.

Posted by  ▪  May 19, 2014

A non-stop cacophony of contrived cackles.

How unbearable will Hillary’s 2016 run be? This unbearable.

Hillary Clinton The View Barbara Walters last show 2
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5/19/2014 at 8:30am
Source >> Barbara Walters Last appearance on The View. Really want to punish yourself? Click here (don’t worry, it’s safe for work, but you may never be the same).
 
Loony Harry Reid

Branco Cartoon – Lost In Space

Posted by  ▪  May 19, 2014

Branco Cartoon – Lost In Space

Loony Harry Reid
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5/19/2014 at 7:00am
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Making It Costly To Be Pro-Israel On Campus

Posted by  ▪  May 18, 2014

UCLA once again is a testing ground for anti-Israel strategies — student-led lawfare.

Making It Costly To Be Pro-Israel On Campus

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5/18/2014 at 7:15pm
On Thursday night, UCLA’s student government judicial board heard Students for Justice in Palestine v. Singh and Students for Justice in Palestine v. Rogers, both alleging that members of UCLA’s  student government (USAC) who are against the Boycott Sanction and Divest (BDS) movement  took inappropriate gifts from pro-Israel organizations and should have…
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Chinese territorial claims spark violent protests in Vietnam

Posted by  ▪  May 18, 2014

Vietnam tries to quell protests, including burning of Chinese factories, as tensions rise.

Chinese territorial claims spark violent protests in Vietnam

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5/18/2014 at 5:30pm
Tensions between China and Vietnam have recently escalated after more than two weeks of conflict over a territorial dispute in the South China Sea. From CNN: China has evacuated more than 3,000 of its citizens from Vietnam and is sending ships to retrieve more of them after deadly anti-Chinese violence erupted last week…
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Argentine Court blocks Iran “Truth Commission” deal on 1994 Jewish Center bombing

Posted by  ▪  May 18, 2014

An Effort to Whitewash Iran’s Role in International Terror Hits a Legal Snag

Argentine Court blocks Iran “Truth Commission” deal on 1994 Jewish Center bombing

Iran_Argentina_AMIA
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5/18/2014 at 4:00pm
In 1994 terrorists struck the Asociación Mutual Israelita Argentina (AMIA) in Buenos Aires, Argentina. 85 people were killed. In 2003, an Argentine judge issued arrest warrants for four Iranian officials (but denied warrants for twelve others) for their involvement in the terror attack. In 2007 INTERPOL, an international police organization, issued warrants for…
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Mayor Julian Castro of San Antonio had less responsibility than Mayor Sarah Palin of Wasilla

Posted by  ▪  May 18, 2014

Talk about the need to get some credibility before the Veep nod in 2016

Mayor Julian Castro of San Antonio had less responsibility than Mayor Sarah Palin of Wasilla

http://sacurrent.com/last-words-build-your-own-castro-campaign-poster-1.1356262
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5/18/2014 at 12:48pm
Sarah Palin, who also was Governor of Alaska at the time of her nomination for Veep, was excoriated by the mainstream media for her stint as Mayor of Wasilla, Alaska, with the argument being that her job only involved overseeing a few departments.  It was less than worthless experience, the meme…
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Wellesly College Statue Man In Underwear

Warning, this post may “Trigger” you to think

Posted by  ▪  May 18, 2014

“Trigger Warnings” are the latest method of enforcing conformity on campus

Warning, this post may “Trigger” you to think

Wellesly College Statue Man In Underwear
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5/18/2014 at 10:34am
The fragile college student mind is getting more fragile by the day. As if the normal run of political correctness were not enough, we now have “Trigger Warnings” — the notion that students need to be warned that the material they are about to read in class may “trigger” emotional upset. The concept…
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Lee Zeldin

Dems cut and run from claim Republican Iraq Vet a coward

Posted by  ▪  May 18, 2014

DCCC desperation ahead of 2014 midterms showing.

Dems cut and run from claim Republican Iraq Vet a coward

Lee Zeldin
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5/18/2014 at 9:10am
Republican Lee Zeldin is running for congress in New York and is an Iraq War veteran. That didn’t stop the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee from accusing Zeldin of being a coward. Alex Pappas of the Daily Caller reported: In a post on its website, the campaign arm of the House Democrats is asking whether…
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Remington

Remington Moving Two Production Lines From New York to Alabama

Posted by  ▪  May 18, 2014

Jobs not safe from NY SAFE Act gun control law.

Remington Moving Two Production Lines From New York to Alabama

Remington
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5/18/2014 at 7:00am
After New York State passed the “SAFE Act” gun control law, there were fears that Remington Arms, a major employer in the economically depressed upstate area would leave. Slowly, that appears to be happening.  First, Remington announced it was opening a plant in Alabama, for future expansion.  But politicians assured us that…
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RIP Miss Beazley

Posted by  ▪  May 17, 2014

Follows passing of Bush family dog Barney, who died last year.

RIP Miss Beazley

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5/17/2014 at 8:32pm
Former President George W. Bush announced today that the family’s beloved Scottish Terrier, Miss Beazley, was put to rest after battling an illness. In a statement posted on his Facebook page, along with the featured photo above, the former president announced: “This weekend our beloved dog, Miss Beazley, was put to rest…
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The White Privilege Industrial Complex needs your children

Posted by  ▪  May 17, 2014

Saturday Night Card Game — Elementary schools are the new source of feedstock.

The White Privilege Industrial Complex needs your children

http://youtu.be/0tlltSlGItY
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5/17/2014 at 6:35pm
More in the series of videos by Progressives Today of the 2014 White Privilege Conference held in Madison, WI: Part 1: White Privilege Industrial Complex exposed Part 2: Just when you thought the White Privilege Conference could not get any worse In Part 3 of the video series, the targeting of elementary schools is discussed: Why do…
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Mayor of San Antonio one heartbeat away from the presidency?

Posted by  ▪  May 17, 2014

2016 identity politics: We’ll meet your Marco Rubio, and raise you a Julian Castro.

Mayor of San Antonio one heartbeat away from the presidency?

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/24/julian-castro-wont-run-for-governor-texas_n_2542040.html
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5/17/2014 at 4:40pm
I’ve seen this coming for a couple of years. Julian Castro, the Mayor of San Antonio, reportedly is being nominated for a Cabinet post to give him the credentials to be Hillary’s Veep pick. San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro Is Said to Be HUD Pick in Cabinet Reshuffling: President Obama is preparing to nominate…
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Ben Carson

Is Dr. Ben Carson Going to Run for President?

Posted by  ▪  May 17, 2014

Is Dr. Ben Carson Going to Run for President?

Ben Carson
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5/17/2014 at 2:30pm
A better question might be should Dr. Ben Carson run for president? It’s no secret that Dr. Carson enjoys tremendous support from American conservatives. When he spoke at CPAC in March of this year, the audience was sprinkled with signs which read “Run Ben, Run” but that doesn’t necessarily form the basis…
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