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Did the internet eat your brain?

Posted by  ▪  July 6, 2013

Did the internet eat your brain?

Posted by
7/6/2013 at 7:00am
If you are reading this on a Saturday over a holiday weekend then the video below from Legal Insurrection reader and sometimes commenter Bill Dyszel probably applies to you. You may remember Bill from these classics previously featured here: Top 10 Patriotic Junk Food Songs Mercurial Redemption, An Eco-Maniacal Opera The Blagojevich Polka
 

Zimmerman Trial Day 9 — Families Feud Over Scream Identification

Posted by  ▪  July 5, 2013

Zimmerman Trial Day 9 — Families Feud Over Scream Identification

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7/5/2013 at 7:15pm
Today began with the expectation that it would the the day on which the State rested its case. That proved true, and it was. It was also among the most bizarre and disturbing days of a lengthy trial full to the brim with bizarre and disturbing days. Sybrina Fulton, Trayvon Martin’s Mother The…
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Hollywood to Promote Obama-care

Branco Cartoon – Risky Business

Posted by  ▪  July 5, 2013

Branco Cartoon – Risky Business

Hollywood to Promote Obama-care
Posted by
7/5/2013 at 5:00pm
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
 

Egypt Update: Deadly Clashes Between Morsi Supporters and Opponents

Posted by  ▪  July 5, 2013

Egypt Update: Deadly Clashes Between Morsi Supporters and Opponents

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7/5/2013 at 3:48pm
A Health Ministry official indicated that ten people have been killed in clashes between Morsi supporters and opponents as demonstrations continued across Egypt today, according to the Associated Press. A Health Ministry official says 10 people have been killed and 210 wounded in clashes around the country involving opponents and backers of…
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Snowden Leaks May Have Impact on Upcoming Cybersecurity Talks Between US and China

Posted by  ▪  July 5, 2013

Snowden Leaks May Have Impact on Upcoming Cybersecurity Talks Between US and China

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7/5/2013 at 1:16pm
As the US prepares to meet with China next week, recent leaks by Edward Snowden appear to have put cybersecurity talks in jeopardy. From The Hill: The Obama administration had hoped to press China on the issue during the fifth round of the U.S.-China Strategic & Economic Dialogue. Instead, it finds itself on…
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WaPo treats delay of ObamaCare employer mandate as equivalent of flesh wound

Posted by  ▪  July 5, 2013

WaPo treats delay of ObamaCare employer mandate as equivalent of flesh wound

Posted by
7/5/2013 at 10:55am
As Mandy Nagy previously noted here, the employer mandate of the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as ObamaCare, will now be delayed until 2015. The decision to delay Obamacare’s employer mandate could cost the U.S. billions: http://t.co/bzOYrJAYj3— MarketWatch (@MarketWatch) July 4, 2013 News of the O-care employer mandate delay was posted late in…
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Trayvon Martin’s Brother: Originally not sure if it was Trayvon screaming on 911 call

Posted by  ▪  July 5, 2013

Prior TV interview contradicts current claims of certainty

Trayvon Martin’s Brother: Originally not sure if it was Trayvon screaming on 911 call

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7/5/2013 at 9:36am
Jarvis Martin, Fulton half-brother, testified in court today that the voice on the 911 call was that of Trayvon Martin. On cross-examination, however, it was revealed that two weeks after first hearing the screams on the 911 call he was interviewed in a sit-down with a local TV reporter and at…
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Zimmerman Trial Day 9: Live Video, Analysis of State’s Case & Witnesses

Posted by  ▪  July 5, 2013

Zimmerman Trial Day 9: Live Video, Analysis of State’s Case & Witnesses

Posted by
7/5/2013 at 8:40am
I trust that everyone had a safe and satisfying celebration of the birthday of the greatest nation on earth yesterday, and that no fireworks were left unexpended (if any were left unexpended, deduct 10% from “man-card”–and for Pete’s sake, don’t tell anybody). Today we will again be covering the Zimmerman Trial live,…
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Muslim Brotherhood “Day of Rejection” in Egypt

Posted by  ▪  July 5, 2013

Muslim Brotherhood “Day of Rejection” in Egypt

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7/5/2013 at 8:00am
(Live video and Twitter feeds at bottom of post.) In the past two years the Muslim Brotherhood has shown the ability to put millions of people on the street. They have called for a day of protest today over the removal of Mohamed Morsi from office. We’ll have live coverage and updates. This AP article…
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July 4th Night

Posted by  ▪  July 4, 2013

July 4th Night

Posted by
7/4/2013 at 9:00pm
Dan Bongino — future Congressman in MD-06 — delivered the keynote speech at the Convervative Soiree in Maryland. You can check out CLASSIC VIDEO: Ronald Reagan’s 1986 Independence Day Address at American Glob, run by Aleister who also helps us at College Insurrection. From Michael Yon (h/t a reader): https://twitter.com/Michael_Yon/status/351208658908098560 Related: Have you visited Elizabeth…
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Zimmerman Trial Review– How We Got Here, And Where We’re Going

Posted by  ▪  July 4, 2013

Zimmerman Trial Review– How We Got Here, And Where We’re Going

Posted by
7/4/2013 at 6:30pm
As the State prepares to rest its case against George Zimmerman as early as tomorrow, I can’t help but juxtapose where we ought to be in terms of the weight of evidence of Zimmerman’s guilt of second degree murder, and contrast it with where we are. The gap is of Grand…
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Fourth of July Picks for Movies, Food & Drinks

Posted by  ▪  July 4, 2013

Fourth of July Picks for Movies, Food & Drinks

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7/4/2013 at 4:32pm
The Fourth of July weekend is a perfect time to spend with friends and family, especially when you can mix in a little history and entertainment.  I thought it might be helpful to round up a few good lists out there to make eating and entertaining fun and easy.  There’s a…
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Live updates – Egyptian military launches crackdown on Muslim Brotherhood (Update – MB calls for Friday protests)

Posted by  ▪  July 4, 2013

Live updates – Egyptian military launches crackdown on Muslim Brotherhood (Update – MB calls for Friday protests)

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7/4/2013 at 12:12pm
(Live video and Twitter feeds at Muslim Brotherhood “Day of Rejection” in Egypt.) Kind of back to the future, considering how Mubarak cracked down on the Muslim Brotherhood for decades. There may be elections in the future, but the military seems intend on weakening the MB in the interim, via NBC News: A crackdown…
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Was that an anti-Obama Tweet? (Reader Poll)

Posted by  ▪  July 4, 2013

Calling Dr. Rorschach

Was that an anti-Obama Tweet? (Reader Poll)

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7/4/2013 at 10:15am
I’m glad the Muslim Brotherhood is out of power in Egypt. From the inception of the 2011 protests against Hosni Mubarak, we warned that western media, particularly the NY Times and its writer Roger Cohen, misunderstood the threat of Islamist supremacy in the revolution. We were right, although the ability of…
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The Folly of the Peace Processors

Posted by  ▪  July 4, 2013

The Folly of the Peace Processors

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7/4/2013 at 7:30am
1) When all else fails focus on Israel I’m not sure that the editors of the New York Times realized how absurd the title of this recent article on the Middle East sounded, Chaos in Middle East Grows as the U.S. Focuses on Israel. Surely everything would be peaceful in Egypt if…
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Overnight Open Thread – Fireworks at 9

Posted by  ▪  July 3, 2013

Overnight Open Thread – Fireworks at 9

Posted by
7/3/2013 at 11:39pm
Let me be the first to wish you a Happy July 4th. There will be Fireworks and Music in the evening. At 9 p.m. Eastern. The old readers remember it, the new ones should show up to find out what I’m talking about.
 

Zimmerman Trial Day 8: Live Video, Analysis & Reader Poll: DNA Inconclusive & Judge Nelson Terse

Posted by  ▪  July 3, 2013

Zimmerman Trial Day 8: Live Video, Analysis & Reader Poll: DNA Inconclusive & Judge Nelson Terse

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7/3/2013 at 7:40pm
First things first–Legal Insurrection presents yet another of our class-leading internet polls on Florida v. Zimmerman.  Vote to lend your voice to whether George Zimmerman should be called by the defense to testify: Should George Zimmerman testify? Trial Day 8: Nearing the Close of the State’s Case We already covered the morning testimony in…
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