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AACONS Interviews Allen West and Mike Gonzalez

Posted by  ▪  November 14, 2014

AACONS sits down with Allen West and Mike Gonzalez to discuss the news of the day.

AACONS Interviews Allen West and Mike Gonzalez

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11/14/2014 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.] Allen West served as an US Representative representing Florida’s 22nd and 18th District. He is a 22…
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Landrieu Pushes for Keystone, Cassidy Pushes for Senate Win

Posted by  ▪  November 13, 2014

Veto power looms over Louisiana runoff

Landrieu Pushes for Keystone, Cassidy Pushes for Senate Win

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11/13/2014 at 9:25pm
Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA) is facing a tough runoff with Republican challenger Representative Bill Cassidy, and she’s doing her best to spearhead a legacy vote before Louisiana voters head to the polls in December. Landrieu, who currently chairs the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, is pushing for a Congressional vote approving…
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Black Committeewoman Targeted by #Ferguson Protestors

Posted by  ▪  November 13, 2014

“I was completely surrounded, getting cussed at, yelled at, hollered at.”

Black Committeewoman Targeted by #Ferguson Protestors

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11/13/2014 at 6:30pm
NBC affiliate KDSK is reporting that Ferguson Committeewoman Patricia Bynes claims she was targeted for physical intimidation by protestors while attending the protests herself. Bynes specifies “Lost Voices” as the group that sought to intimidate her, one of many protest-related organizations currently in Ferguson. Democrat Committeewoman Bynes (pictured above) is black, as…
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The ultimate “Ed Schultz is bonkers” mashup

Posted by  ▪  November 13, 2014

MSNBC is always good for a hacktastic laugh

The ultimate “Ed Schultz is bonkers” mashup

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11/13/2014 at 4:30pm
Our good friends over at MRC put together a mashup of some of Ed Schultz’s finest moments. From insisting rather emphatically that, “there are not glitches” with Healthcare.gov to yelling, “this is good! This is great for America!” while talking about Obamacare, Schultz is not one to disappoint when it comes to…
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9th Circuit Denies Intervenor Status on Peruta 2A Case

Posted by  ▪  November 13, 2014

Two other “may issue” 2A cases decided on basis of Peruta may be reviewed en banc.

9th Circuit Denies Intervenor Status on Peruta 2A Case

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11/13/2014 at 3:00pm
Peruta v. County of San Diego (742 F. 3d 1144) was the 9th Circuit 2-to-1 ruling this past February that found unconstitutional California’s “may issue” scheme to restrict the public carry of a firearm to the wealthy and politically influential. (The full-length opinion is embedded at the bottom of this post.) Specifically, the court…
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Democrats Think Elizabeth Warren Can Save Them

Posted by  ▪  November 13, 2014

After a historic defeat, Harry Reid wants to give Warren a promotion.

Democrats Think Elizabeth Warren Can Save Them

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11/13/2014 at 1:00pm
Can Elizabeth Warren save the Democratic Party’s voice in the U.S. Senate? Harry Reid seems to think so. After the historic losses suffered by Democrats last week, Reid wants to give Mrs. Warren a promotion. Manu Raju and John Bresnahan of Politico reported: Harry Reid wants Warren in Senate leadership Senate Democrats want to…
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UN to US: Step Away from the Weed

Posted by  ▪  November 13, 2014

Majority of the west coast unavailable for comment…

UN to US: Step Away from the Weed

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11/13/2014 at 11:30am
Residents of Oregon, Alaska, and the District of Columbia voted in this month’s election to legalize marijuana within their states’ borders, and this has some officials at the United Nations working overtime to convince U.S. officials to force the states to get in line with international norms. Via Reuters: “I don’t see…
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Bombing Victim’s Niece: Rasmea Odeh is no hero

Posted by  ▪  November 13, 2014

An Open Letter to Those in Support of Rasmieh Odeh

Bombing Victim’s Niece: Rasmea Odeh is no hero

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11/13/2014 at 10:00am
WAJ Note: This is a GUEST POST by the niece of Edward Joffe, who was killed in the supermarket bombing for which Rasmea Odeh was convicted and served 10 years in Israeli prison before being released in a prisoner exchange.  Odeh was convicted on Monday of immigration fraud for failing to…
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Branco Cartoon – The Miserable Monster

Posted by  ▪  November 13, 2014

Stupid voters beware.

Branco Cartoon – The Miserable Monster

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11/13/2014 at 8:30am
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Inescapable

Posted by  ▪  November 13, 2014

They are following me.

Inescapable

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11/13/2014 at 7:00am
Spotted in the harbor in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. Spoiled an otherwise nice view.  
 

The State of American Justice

Posted by  ▪  November 12, 2014

Panel on National Review post-election cruise.

The State of American Justice

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11/12/2014 at 8:30pm
I appeared this afternoon during the National Review post-election cruise on a panel with: John Fund (not pictured in Featured Image), author of Obama’s Enforcer: Eric Holder’s Justice Department and well-known legal and political analyst at NRO and elsewhere, Ed Whelan (Ethics & Public Policy Center, and NRO Bench Memos blog), Andy McCarthy, author of…
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DOJ Flails Again in Efforts to Charge George Zimmerman

Posted by  ▪  November 12, 2014

Taaffe to testify to Grand Jury that he couldn’t be sure “racist call” was from Zimmerman

DOJ Flails Again in Efforts to Charge George Zimmerman

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11/12/2014 at 7:00pm
Earlier this month we posted news that Frank Taafe, a self-proclaimed “friend” of George Zimmerman, was going to testify before a Grand Jury that he now believed Zimmerman had a racist motivation for the shooting of Trayvon Martin.  This news came just days before the hotly contested November 4 election in which…
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Jonathan Gruber and the Stupid Americans

Posted by  ▪  November 12, 2014

Who are you calling “stupid?”

Jonathan Gruber and the Stupid Americans

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11/12/2014 at 5:35pm
There’s been quite a commotion over the video of “Obamacare architect” Jonathan Gruber admitting what everybody who’s been paying any real attention already knew: the intentional duplicity with which the law was passed. The only surprise is how open Gruber was about it. The video shows Gruber describing fairly accurately how liberals…
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AP calls Alaska Senate Race for Republican, Alaska Democrats Pitch Fit

Posted by  ▪  November 12, 2014

Call Republican winner a “spoiled child”

AP calls Alaska Senate Race for Republican, Alaska Democrats Pitch Fit

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11/12/2014 at 4:37pm
In the wee small hours of the morning, the Associated Press called the Alaska Senate race for Republican Challenger Dan Sullivan, making another notch on the GOP’s belt of ousted incumbents. According to the AP: Republican Dan Sullivan won Alaska’s U.S. Senate race, defeating first-term incumbent Democrat Mark Begich. Sullivan led Begich by about…
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First Ebola, now the “new AIDS” threatens U.S.

Posted by  ▪  November 12, 2014

Health care workers underprepared—but prepared to go on strike!

First Ebola, now the “new AIDS” threatens U.S.

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11/12/2014 at 1:00pm
Just as the last remaining US patient with Ebola, Dr. Craig Spencer, is released from New York’s Bellevue Hospital, comes a report that another tropical disease, deemed “the new AIDS,” has already infected 300,000 people and is poised to strike more. Over 300,000 Americans have already been infected with the potentially fatal…
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Scott Walker to GOP – Get Out There and Lead!

Posted by  ▪  November 12, 2014

Limbaugh calls Walker a rising star in the Republican Party.

Scott Walker to GOP – Get Out There and Lead!

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11/12/2014 at 11:30am
Scott Walker appeared on Sean Hannity’s show Tuesday night to discuss his recent victory. In the course of their talk, Sean asked Walker for his message to newly elected Republicans. Walker responded by urging the GOP to “get out there and lead,” suggesting that Americans are looking for leadership and real solutions…
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Black #Ferguson Shop Owners Board Up Shops In Fear of Protestors

Posted by  ▪  November 12, 2014

Gun store manager says sales up 50% to buyers across racial lines

Black #Ferguson Shop Owners Board Up Shops In Fear of Protestors

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11/12/2014 at 10:00am
On airport televisions nationwide a news agency known as CNN is reporting that black shop owners near the site of ongoing protests in Ferguson MO are boarding up their shops. The reason? Fear of losing their businesses to renewed rioting, looting, and arson following the anticipated decision of the Grand Jury to not indict…
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