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Let’s play “What if a Republican said __________?”

Posted by  ▪  November 22, 2014

Imagine the backlash if the GOP was responsible for these quotes

Let’s play “What if a Republican said __________?”

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11/22/2014 at 3:30pm
Double standards are an unfortunate reality of the current media construct. Democratic flubs and gaffes seldom make headlines in mainstream outlets unless the offense is so egregious it can no longer be ignored. Of course their Republican betters aren’t afforded the same white washing. This past week was a particularly inarticulate week for the…
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Illegal Immigrant to CNN: I was inspired to cross the border by Obama

Posted by  ▪  November 22, 2014

Who could have guessed this would happen?

Illegal Immigrant to CNN: I was inspired to cross the border by Obama

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11/22/2014 at 1:20pm
Remember those “intended immigration consequences” I was talking about yesterday? The word is out. Brendan Bordelon of National Review captured this exchange on CNN: Illegal Immigrant Tells CNN She Was Inspired to Cross Border by Obama Amnesty “Did the possibility of immigration reform inspire you to come now?” CNN’s Alina Machado asked the Central…
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Why aren’t House Republicans suing over executive amnesty?

Posted by  ▪  November 22, 2014

The answer is pretty simple

Why aren’t House Republicans suing over executive amnesty?

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11/22/2014 at 11:30am
Today the House GOP sued the Obama Administration in federal court over the Administration’s decision to make changes to the version of the Affordable Care Act that Congress passed. From CNN: The one-two punch from Boehner marks a new era of tension between Republicans who will officially take over Congress in January,…
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Teens gag on Obama-lunches, tweet pics to #ThanksMichelleObama

Posted by  ▪  November 22, 2014

What is that?

Teens gag on Obama-lunches, tweet pics to #ThanksMichelleObama

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11/22/2014 at 10:00am
Warning: what you are about to see is…gross. Mystery mush and other questionable “food” offerings being served to teens at public schools have made their way online, and the results are hilarious (and a little sad.) Less than impressed by the First Lady’s school lunch program, teens are tweeting pictures of their…
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ISIS Gone Wild Week at College Insurrection’s

Posted by  ▪  November 22, 2014

Your weekly report from the crazy world of higher education.

ISIS Gone Wild Week at College Insurrection’s

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11/22/2014 at 8:00am
The pro-ISIS, anti-Israel movement had itself quite a week on college campuses. UC Berkeley Students More Offended by Israeli Flag Than ISIS Flag Harvard Arab Weekend Features Panel on the BDS Movement BDS Activists at UCLA Try to Shut the Press Out of Upcoming Vote UCLA Student Government Passes Anti-Israel BDS Resolution Feminists and rape culture…
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IRS finds 30,000 Lerner emails days after “threat” of buggy whipping

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2014

Or maybe it was fear of “spontaneous diarrhea”

IRS finds 30,000 Lerner emails days after “threat” of buggy whipping

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11/21/2014 at 8:49pm
CAUSE: November 19, 2014, IRS fears employees being “seized with spontaneous diarrhea”. In a federal FOIA lawsuit by Judicial Watch seeking records of Lerner emails and IRS efforts to retrieve the emails, the IRS used two of the comments to the Legal Insurrection Reader Poll post to justify the IRS no longer disclosing…
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https://twitter.com/fr3stanleycohen/status/473691722615365632

Hamas lawyer Stanley Cohen gets 18 months in prison on tax charges

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2014

Used elaborate cash transfers to hide income, but blames the Zionists.

Hamas lawyer Stanley Cohen gets 18 months in prison on tax charges

https://twitter.com/fr3stanleycohen/status/473691722615365632
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11/21/2014 at 6:30pm
We have long followed the saga of Stanley Cohen, an attorney best known for his representation of and allegiance to Hamas. Cohen pleaded guilty to tax charges relating to his elaborate use of cash transactions to conceal income and his failure to file income tax returns for several years. The evidence was overwhelming,…
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Cornell Pro-Israel students taunted: “F**k You Zionist scums”

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2014

Another indication of escalating intimidation on campuses.

Cornell Pro-Israel students taunted: “F**k You Zionist scums”

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11/21/2014 at 5:05pm
We have long tracked the increasing aggressiveness of anti-Israel groups on campus. See my post this summer, Expecting anti-Israel violence on campuses this fall, for a partial catalog of such instances. One component of these protests is non-student activists inflaming the situation. For example, on April 10, 2014, after the Cornell student assembly…
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Executive amnesty? Say goodbye to secure communities.

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2014

Thanks, Obama

Executive amnesty? Say goodbye to secure communities.

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11/21/2014 at 2:49pm
Last night, the President did more than bring illegal immigrants “out of the shadows” with his executive order. With the stroke of a pen, he made it harder for law enforcement officials to protect Americans from illegals who stick their heads out of the shadows to commit violent crimes. As part…
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#Ferguson Officer Who Shot Michael Brown Preparing to Resign

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2014

Grand Jury likely to release “no indictment” decision today

#Ferguson Officer Who Shot Michael Brown Preparing to Resign

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11/21/2014 at 12:55pm
CNN’s Anderson Cooper is reporting that police officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed Michael Brown in Ferguson MO on August 9, is purportedly in the final stages of preparing his resignation from the Ferguson police department. Wilson, who has been in hiding for months following threats of violence against himself and…
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House sues over Obamacare changes (Copy of Complaint)

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2014

A template for possible suit over immigration Executive Action.

House sues over Obamacare changes (Copy of Complaint)

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11/21/2014 at 10:57am
The House of Representatives filed suit this morning over Obama administration unilateral changes to Obamacare. A complete copy of the Complaint is embedded at the bottom of this post. This is expected to be the template for suit over immigration changes announced last night. The NY Times describes the claims in the lawsuit: The lawsuit…
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Obama’s Intended Immigration Consequences

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2014

ICE prepares for new surge of illegal immigrants.

Obama’s Intended Immigration Consequences

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11/21/2014 at 10:14am
You know who’s really excited about Obama’s new immigration plan? Future illegal immigrants. Paul Bedard of the Washington Examiner reported: ICE readies 2,400 beds for new spring surge of illegal immigrants through Texas The Obama administration is bracing for another surge of illegal immigrants next spring, bringing online a family detention center that will…
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This driver saw it all coming

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2014

but there was nothing she could do about it.

This driver saw it all coming

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11/21/2014 at 8:30am
Seems that this driver had advanced knowledge of last night’s immigration speech. From a reader in Houston: It seems people in TX are fed up with our Leader. Taken in a Gun Store parking lot. Thanks, Barbara
 

AACONS Interviews Phillip Hamburger and Regina Roundtree

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2014

AACONS sits down with Phillip Hamburger and Regina Roundtree to discuss the news of the day.

AACONS Interviews Phillip Hamburger and Regina Roundtree

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11/21/2014 at 7:00am
[WAJ NOTE: I have been interviewed on African American Conservatives Blog Talk Radio multiple times. AACONS has a weekly podcast with some very interesting guests. AACONS now is posting its weekly podcasts at Legal Insurrection.] Philip Hamburger is the Maurice and Hilda Friedman Professor of Law at Columbia Law School. A contribu…
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The Immigration Executive Order Liveblog

Posted by  ▪  November 20, 2014

Let the circus begin (LIVE UPDATES)

The Immigration Executive Order Liveblog

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11/20/2014 at 7:36pm
You can watch the announcement here at Legal Insurrection, or on the White House website. We’re a little less than 30 minutes away from Obama’s big announcement on his plan to overhaul immigration, and Twitter is already buzzing: @NoahCRothman @instapundit im a legal immigrant from Colombia. And i feel like a pawn in…
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Issa Blows Whistle on Padded Obamacare Numbers

Posted by  ▪  November 20, 2014

Please, try and convince us this was a “mistake”

Issa Blows Whistle on Padded Obamacare Numbers

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11/20/2014 at 6:18pm
Most adult humans in American understand the difference between comprehensive health insurance, and separate dental plans. Apparently, HHS staffers are neither adult humans, nor aware of the ability of a congressional committee to sniff out fraud connected to a controversial cluster of a health care bill. The House Oversight and Government…
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Obama prepares to throw down the gauntlet

Posted by  ▪  November 20, 2014

We’ve been waiting for this for quite some time, haven’t we?

Obama prepares to throw down the gauntlet

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11/20/2014 at 4:22pm
For months Obama has been saying, “I’m gonna do it, I’m really gonna do it—unless of course you give me what I want.” He even told us the timing; it would be after the election. In doing so, he will be keeping a promise to his radical base (Hispanic…
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