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ISIS militants burn 45 human beings in western Iraq

Posted by  ▪  February 17, 2015

Barbarism

ISIS militants burn 45 human beings in western Iraq

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2/17/2015 at 7:19pm
There are no words. From the BBC: Jihadist militants from Islamic State (IS) have burned to death 45 people in the western Iraqi town of al-Baghdadi, the local police chief says. Exactly who these people were and why they were killed is not clear, but Col Qasim al-Obeidi said he believed some were members…
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The left is worried about Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Posted by  ▪  February 17, 2015

…and you should be, too

The left is worried about Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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2/17/2015 at 5:52pm
One of the most interesting developments in the recent media spin cycle is the renewed fascination—on both the left and the right—with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ginsburg has been in the national spotlight since her appointment in 1993; her tenure on the Court has afforded her the opportunity to become…
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Obama Condemns Random Attack on Random Egyptian Citizens

Posted by  ▪  February 17, 2015

No mention of the word “Christian.”

Obama Condemns Random Attack on Random Egyptian Citizens

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2/17/2015 at 4:00pm
By now, you’ve heard that ISIS released a video featuring the beheading of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya. The White House has released a statement but you might notice some missing words: Statement by the Press Secretary on the Murder of Egyptian Citizens The United States condemns the despicable and cowardly murder of…
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The most affectionate Vice President ever?

Posted by  ▪  February 17, 2015

Gimme some sugar, baby

The most affectionate Vice President ever?

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2/17/2015 at 2:30pm
Uncle Joe was spotted publicly creeping on women again wielding his charm earlier today. This time, the victim was the wife of newly appointed Secretary of Defense, Ashton Carter. Biden hanging onto Ashton Carter’s wife (and whispering things) at Carter’s swearing-in pic.twitter.com/qc911pu1GT— jennifer bendery (@jbendery) February 17, 2015 Carter was sworn in by…
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State Department: ‘We cannot win this war by killing’ ISIS

Posted by  ▪  February 17, 2015

Want to stop ISIS? Give them… jobs?

State Department: ‘We cannot win this war by killing’ ISIS

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2/17/2015 at 12:30pm
State Department Spokeswoman Marie Harf is at it again. Last night, Harf sat down with Chris Matthews who had several straightforward questions about how the U.S. plans to deal with ISIS. It was one of those wonderful moments where Matthews was absolutely right. “How do we stop this? … If I…
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Dunn Juror Doubles Down on Premeditation Standard

Posted by  ▪  February 17, 2015

“I gave a promise that I would come back with a judgement according to the law.”

Dunn Juror Doubles Down on Premeditation Standard

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2/17/2015 at 11:00am
Wayne Davis, the jury foreman in the Michael Dunn re-trial that found Dunn guilty of the first-degree murder of Jordan Davis, was interviewed for the first time this past week by News4Jax. Remember Dunn? He’s the one charged with 1st degree murder for the shooting death of 17-year-old Jordan Davis. The State believed…
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MT Man Who Baited, Killed German Student Gets 70 Years

Posted by  ▪  February 17, 2015

Markus Kaarma, 30 years old, is not eligible for parole until 2035

MT Man Who Baited, Killed German Student Gets 70 Years

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2/17/2015 at 9:30am
Markus Kaarma, the Montana man convicted last December of the murder of German exchange student Diren Dede was sentenced this week to 70 years in prison, as reported by the Dickinson Press.  Kaarma is 30 years old, and will not be eligible for parole until he is 50. Kaarma was presented as…
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Obama’s Concessions to Iran Alienating Allies

Posted by  ▪  February 17, 2015

When you’ve lost the Washington Post and Tim Kaine …

Obama’s Concessions to Iran Alienating Allies

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2/17/2015 at 8:00am
Last week, Prof. Jacobson noted that The Washington Post published an editorial criticizing President Obama’s handling of the nuclear negotiations with Iran. Prof. Jacobson’s mentioned the editorial in the context of arguing that the likely deal is against “the best interests of the American people.” But there’s something else remarkable about the editorial….
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Texas Federal Court Enjoins Obama Immigration Executive Action

Posted by  ▪  February 17, 2015

Issues Temporary Injunctive Order — Is this a way out for Republicans on DHS funding

Texas Federal Court Enjoins Obama Immigration Executive Action

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2/17/2015 at 12:02am
In a decision which is to have a profound impact on both the immigration debate and the currently stalled funding of the Department of Homeland Security, a federal court judge in Texas has issued a Temporary Restraining Injunctive Order preventing implementation of Obama’s Immigration executive action. The Order and 123-page Opinion…
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RIP Lesley Sue Goldstein (Gore)

Posted by  ▪  February 16, 2015

A much more talented artist than just a “party” girl.

RIP Lesley Sue Goldstein (Gore)

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2/16/2015 at 7:30pm
Lesley Sue Goldstein, better known as Lesley Gore, was featured for a week in our Video of the Day series in December. She’s best known for “It’s My Party” but that was just a part, and not even the best, of her music. Fox News reports: Singer-songwriter Lesley Gore, who topped the charts in…
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Next Obamacare push will come via the pulpit

Posted by  ▪  February 16, 2015

“The body is a temple and it must be insured!”

Next Obamacare push will come via the pulpit

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2/16/2015 at 6:16pm
Obama Administration officials are feeling the heat from the downward spiral of its figurehead health care legislation, and they’re looking for allies in what is arguably the most unlikely place on Earth—the Church. Unlikely indeed, considering religious organizations (and organizations run by religiously-minded entrepreneurs) have been engaged in an all-out war…
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Retribution? ATF Bans Common Rifle Ammo

Posted by  ▪  February 16, 2015

A sudden decision from BATFE

Retribution? ATF Bans Common Rifle Ammo

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2/16/2015 at 4:30pm
On Wednesday, February 11, the Department of Justice and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives (BATFE) suffered a humiliating federal court defeat that struck at the very core of its power.  In response, it took the DOJ and the BATFE only two days to petulantly strike back at gun owners…
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Rahm Emanuel loves to tweet about himself in the third person

Posted by  ▪  February 16, 2015

Rahm loves Rahm like Kanye loves Kanye

Rahm Emanuel loves to tweet about himself in the third person

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2/16/2015 at 3:08pm
Chicago’s Mayor can’t be bothered with first person pronouns. At least not when it comes to his Twitter account. Not all politicians have social media pros running their accounts for them. Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn runs his own Twitter account. And former Texas Governor, Rick Perry, also personally tweets from…
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The roots of the Copenhagen attack

Posted by  ▪  February 16, 2015

You can find them in the Rushdie fatwa

The roots of the Copenhagen attack

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2/16/2015 at 1:30pm
So now we know the identity of Copenhagen shooter Omar Abdel Hamid El-Hussein, whose crime has mirrored the recent terrorist attacks in Paris but with a smaller death total and a single perpetrator. More details will no doubt emerge, but already it seems fairly clear what’s going on here: a…
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Egyptian Warplanes Bomb ISIS Targets in Libya

Posted by  ▪  February 16, 2015

After 21 Egyptians murdered, Sisi did more than take selfies.

Egyptian Warplanes Bomb ISIS Targets in Libya

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2/16/2015 at 12:00pm
Egyptian warplanes have bombed ISIS strongholds in the neighboring country of Libya. Egypt’s air force bombed ISIS targets in Libya at dawn on Monday, a day after the militant group released a video purporting to show the execution of 21 Egyptian Copts there. “Your armed forces on Monday carried out focused air strikes…
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No, the media did not ignore the Chapel Hill shootings

Posted by  ▪  February 16, 2015

What separates Chapel Hill from Copenhagen?

No, the media did not ignore the Chapel Hill shootings

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2/16/2015 at 10:30am
Almost immediately after news of the Chapel Hill shootings broke on major media outlets and social media, talking heads on the left seized the opportunity to turn the brutal murders of three muslim human beings into a political debate: Why isn’t this ALL OVER the news?!! https://t.co/DO7kKPdwfl IF Muslim had shot three white…
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AltyhmrIFgo

Walking While Jewish in Paris

Posted by  ▪  February 16, 2015

There doesn’t seem to be much Viva in some parts of La France.

Walking While Jewish in Paris

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AltyhmrIFgo
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2/16/2015 at 8:55am
“Walking while Jewish” is a phrase I have been using quite a bit lately, when it comes to the rise of anti-Semitic street harassment and violence in Europe, often masquerading as anti-Zionism and frequently by Muslim young men. A Swedish reporter made a film recently of how he was harassed in Malmö,…
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