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Byron Smith sentenced to life without parole

Ambush and execution is not “self-defense”

Posted by  ▪  April 30, 2014

Which is why I have not covered the Byron Smith home invasion “self-defense” case

Ambush and execution is not “self-defense”

Byron Smith sentenced to life without parole
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4/30/2014 at 10:20am
This will be a short post, and is intended to just briefly answer the question I’m often asked as to why I haven’t blogged about Byron Smith. I’ve had the question asked hundreds of times, and I’m going to defer now to a group response, and generate a source to which I…
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LI #21 Egypt Court Sentence

Egypt: 683 sentenced to death, including Muslim Brotherhood’s spiritual leader

Posted by  ▪  April 30, 2014

Egypt: 683 sentenced to death, including Muslim Brotherhood’s spiritual leader

LI #21 Egypt Court Sentence
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4/30/2014 at 8:30am
In Egypt, it looks like they have opted to go BIG: A judge in Egypt on Monday sentenced to death 683 alleged supporters of the country’s ousted Islamist president in the latest mass trial that included the Muslim Brotherhood’s spiritual leader, defense lawyers said. But in a surprise reversal, the same judge also…
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Bumper Sticker - God, Family and Guns

God, Guns and Family

Posted by  ▪  April 30, 2014

(and trucks)

God, Guns and Family

Bumper Sticker - God, Family and Guns
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4/30/2014 at 7:00am
Thought you would enjoy this. Regards, puyalluppete Taken in South Hill, WA.
 
Merritt Landry, wife, daughter

Merritt Landry home-defense shooting prosecution stalls

Posted by  ▪  April 29, 2014

Merritt Landry, charged with attempted 2nd degree murder in the shooting of Marshal Coulter, remains in limbo as the Grand Jury twice declines to take action on his case.

Merritt Landry home-defense shooting prosecution stalls

Merritt Landry, wife, daughter
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4/29/2014 at 8:25pm
Following my update, posted yesterday, of upcoming self-defense trials for summer 2014, I received numerous inquiries about the Merritt Landry case. Landry, you may recall, confronted a dark figure in the small, enclosed fenced-in yard of his New Orleans home at 2AM.  Landry fired a single shot, striking the figure–who would turn…
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European Union adds 15 individuals to sanctions list amid Ukraine crisis

Posted by  ▪  April 29, 2014

European Union adds 15 individuals to sanctions list amid Ukraine crisis

ukraine-russia-sanctions
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4/29/2014 at 6:01pm
The European Union has announced a new round of sanctions that target 15 individuals with a travel ban and assets freeze as the situation in eastern Ukraine has continued to escalate. From CNN: The European Union has imposed sanctions related to the crisis in Ukraine on another 15 people, bringing the total number…
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Vassar Quad

No takers on my debate challenge to Vassar pro-boycott faculty, but I’m still going

Posted by  ▪  April 29, 2014

The Case for Israel and Academic Freedom still will be made.

No takers on my debate challenge to Vassar pro-boycott faculty, but I’m still going

Vassar Quad
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4/29/2014 at 3:29pm
You may recall My debate challenge to Vassar pro-boycott faculty who signed an Open Letter defending the American Studies Association academic boycott of Israel: Any or all of the 39 Vassar faculty members are welcome to debate me. All I insist on is equal time cumulatively. If none of the 39 Vassar faculty…
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welcome-to-texas

Rick Perry Has Last Laugh as Toyota Moves to Texas

Posted by  ▪  April 29, 2014

Rick Perry Has Last Laugh as Toyota Moves to Texas

welcome-to-texas
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4/29/2014 at 1:45pm
Professor Jacobson just asked if a Toyota can get from California to Texas on single tank of gas? As a Californian, I would like to answer that question. First, you need to know that California Governor Jerry Brown recently said Rick Perry’s efforts to recruit businesses to Texas are “barely a fart.” So, if…
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UC Berkeley Stand Your Ground Debate Video opening screencap

Wikipedia Edit War over CNN legal analyst failure to pay Zimmerman debate wager

Posted by  ▪  April 29, 2014

CNN legal analyst Sunny Hostin lost a $100 bet to Andrew Branca about whether George Zimmerman was told not to leave his car, but hasn’t paid yet.

Wikipedia Edit War over CNN legal analyst failure to pay Zimmerman debate wager

UC Berkeley Stand Your Ground Debate Video opening screencap
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4/29/2014 at 12:08pm
Andrew Branca wrote the other day about his bet with CNN Legal Analyst Sunny Hostin, recorded on air at the Berkeley Law School Stand Your Ground debate, CNN analyst welches on bet after Andrew Branca wins “Stand-Your-Ground” Debate. The bet was over whether George Zimmerman was told not to leave his car w…
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Obama Doctrine

The Obama Straw Man Doctrine

Posted by  ▪  April 29, 2014

The false choice between war and peace.

The Obama Straw Man Doctrine

Obama Doctrine
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4/29/2014 at 10:50am
In Manila yesterday, Fox News’ Ed Henry asked President Obama to explain the Obama doctrine. As Obama faces increasing criticism from all sides regarding the efficacy of his foreign policy, he first scoffed at the question responding, “Well Ed, I doubt I’ll have time to lay out my entire foreign policy doctrine.” The…
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soledad

Destructive Generation: the cautionary tale of Fay Stender

Posted by  ▪  April 29, 2014

Destructive Generation: the cautionary tale of Fay Stender

soledad
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4/29/2014 at 9:10am
I’m recommending the book Destructive Generation: Second Thoughts About the Sixties by David Horowitz and Peter Collier. It’s a chilling document, especially because—unlike in 1989, when the book was first written—it’s become more and more clear that the left’s long Gramscian march through our institutions has been largely successful. The book’s first…
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We will Never be Brothers Ukraine Video screencap

Can Federalization Save Ukraine?

Posted by  ▪  April 29, 2014

Can Federalization Save Ukraine?

We will Never be Brothers Ukraine Video screencap
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4/29/2014 at 7:00am
1. Federalization In Ukraine, parties on the losing end of the electoral process take turns demanding federalization or even secession. The idea’s been floating around for years; The Svoboda party, formerly known as the Social Nationalist Party of Ukraine, includes decentralization in their official platform.  After Viktor Yanukovich, whose power base is located…
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http://youtu.be/dS-dRV5YSTU?t=2m8s

J Street issues media Fatwa against its toughest pro-Israel student opponent

Posted by  ▪  April 28, 2014

J Street demands that media “distance themselves” from Brandeis University student Daniel Mael

J Street issues media Fatwa against its toughest pro-Israel student opponent

http://youtu.be/dS-dRV5YSTU?t=2m8s
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4/28/2014 at 7:00pm
We have addressed J Street multiple times before. J Street is the progressive lobbying and political action group created as an alternative to AIPAC and other mainstream pro-Israel groups. J Street was co-founded by Jeremy Ben-Ami, with major early funding from George Soros and a mysterious Hong Kong financier.  J Street initially…
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Marissa Alexander, awaiting re-trial on aggravated assault charges

The Key Self-Defense Trials Coming in Summer 2014

Posted by  ▪  April 28, 2014

Summer 2014 promises a veritable tsunami of self-defense cases, including Walker, Wafer, Alexander, and Dunn

The Key Self-Defense Trials Coming in Summer 2014

Marissa Alexander, awaiting re-trial on aggravated assault charges
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4/28/2014 at 5:20pm
Yesterday I promised an update on the key self-defense trials coming our way over the course of this summer, and so here I am to keep that promise. Before I get into that, however, I’d like to share a couple of items that have been brought to my attention in the last…
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http://youtu.be/hgiJah7M_ac

Can a Toyota get from California to Texas on single tank of gas? (Asking for a friend)

Posted by  ▪  April 28, 2014

Adios, sayonara, adieu, and goodbye Californiya.

Can a Toyota get from California to Texas on single tank of gas? (Asking for a friend)

http://youtu.be/hgiJah7M_ac
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4/28/2014 at 3:37pm
Saw this “breaking news” last night on Twitter. Toyota is leaving Southern California for Texas, via USA Today: Toyota is moving its national headquarters from the Los Angeles suburbs to Plano, Texas. It will create a sprawling campus north of Dallas that will bring together 4,000 employees from manufacturing, sales and marketing and corporate…
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Affirmative Action Gratz

Activist: Michigan Affirmative Action decision was “racist”

Posted by  ▪  April 28, 2014

“This is a racist decision that takes us back to an era of states’ rights”

Activist: Michigan Affirmative Action decision was “racist”

Affirmative Action Gratz
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4/28/2014 at 1:59pm
Yesterday, Chris Wallace featured two panelists to debate the outcome of a recent United States Supreme Court ruling on Affirmative Action and the use of race in the admissions process. The case upheld a Michigan voter referendum banning the use of race or gender based Affirmative Action programs in the public…
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http://youtu.be/zhpZitINL3k

Someone Who’s Not David Gregory faces tax investigation after absurd gun prosecution

Posted by  ▪  April 28, 2014

D.C. Tax Authorities pile on Mark Witaschek, convicted of bizarre gun violation, allegedly at behest of D.C. Attorney General.

Someone Who’s Not David Gregory faces tax investigation after absurd gun prosecution

http://youtu.be/zhpZitINL3k
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4/28/2014 at 11:46am
We have written about Mark Witaschek many times before. Witashek was aggressively prosecuted the same D.C. Office of Attorney General that refused to prosecute David Gregory for a clear gun law violation, all because Witaschek was found in possession of an inoperable shotgun shell and “muzzle loader” bullets, Someone who’s not David…
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https://twitter.com/AviMayer/statuses/460779032989020161

Holocaust Remembrance Day

Posted by  ▪  April 28, 2014

Yom Hashoah

Holocaust Remembrance Day

https://twitter.com/AviMayer/statuses/460779032989020161
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4/28/2014 at 10:34am
Today is Holocaust Remembrance Day. A two minute siren is sounded in Israel and everything comes to a stop. On this day we remember not only the 6 million Jews, but the millions of non-Jews killed by the Nazis, the “righteous gentiles” who risked their lives and the lives of their families to…
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