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John Boehner lunch counter immigration

Is amnesty really dead?

Posted by  ▪  December 4, 2013

Is amnesty really dead?

John Boehner lunch counter immigration
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12/4/2013 at 12:28pm
Amnesty for illegal aliens never seems to be really, truly dead, despite frequent pronouncements. The news that John Boehner has hired a former John McCain staffer involved in McCain’s push for immigration reform has rekindled speculation that Boehner will go soft on the issue. Steve Dinan in The Washington Times write, Hola: Boehner…
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Harvard Survey Approval Obamacare Close Up

Harvard Survey: Obama and Obamacare push Millennials support off cliff

Posted by  ▪  December 4, 2013

47% of Millennials would vote to recall Obama versus 46% who would not.

Harvard Survey: Obama and Obamacare push Millennials support off cliff

Harvard Survey Approval Obamacare Close Up
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12/4/2013 at 10:33am
Havard’s Institute of Politics just released a devastating study showing a massive drop in support among Millennials for Obama and Obamacare. Bottom line is that Millennials don’t like Republicans, but for the first time they don’t like Obama and Democrats almost as much. Here is the key finding in the Executive Summary (at…
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Hezbollah Commander Assassinated Beirut 12-4-2013

Senior Hezbollah commander assassinated (Updates)

Posted by  ▪  December 4, 2013

Senior Hezbollah commander assassinated (Updates)

Hezbollah Commander Assassinated Beirut 12-4-2013
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12/4/2013 at 9:04am
Just one day after Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah gave a gloating television interview about the triumph of the Iranian nuclear deal, the former head of Hezbollah’s rocket forces, someone involved in procuring arms from Iran, and a close associate of Nasrallah was assassinated outside his home in Beirut. Via Times of Israel: Lebanese…
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Liberal Bloggers at White House 2010

Which liberal pundit’s credibility will be the last to die for the Obamacare mistake?

Posted by  ▪  December 3, 2013

That “fixed” Obamacare website still is so broken feds will have to make estimated payments to insurers to cover premiums

Which liberal pundit’s credibility will be the last to die for the Obamacare mistake?

Liberal Bloggers at White House 2010
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12/3/2013 at 9:35pm
Really, now we’re going to make estimated payments to insurance companies because healthcare.gov doesn’t even have a payment system? Megyn Kelly discussed this tonight. (Video added at bottom of post.) Here’s the Reuters report, Short-term fix eyed for another problem with U.S. healthcare website: Dec 3 (Reuters) – President Barack Obama’s administration h…
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House Judiciary Hearing Faithful Execution of Laws 12-3-2013

Even more on Obama lawlessness (Video added)

Posted by  ▪  December 3, 2013

Even more on Obama lawlessness (Video added)

House Judiciary Hearing Faithful Execution of Laws 12-3-2013
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12/3/2013 at 8:36pm
A follow up to An increasingly dangerous presidency and More on Obama lawlessness. You can read the full testimonies at the links. The key thing is that there may be no remedy — other than at the ballot box in 2014 — to Obama’s lawlessness. There are issues of standing (who can…
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guardian-snowden

The Guardian has published just one percent of Snowden leak

Posted by  ▪  December 3, 2013

The Guardian has published just one percent of Snowden leak

guardian-snowden
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12/3/2013 at 6:17pm
The Guardian has only published about one percent of the material leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, according to statements made by the outlet’s editor to a British parliamentary committee Tuesday. From the Associated Press via the Washington Post: The editor of the Guardian said Tuesday that his newspaper has published just…
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Scott Walker John Doe Probe

Secret probe of conservatives makes Wisconsin ground zero in First Amendment war

Guest Post by M.D. Kittle  ▪  December 3, 2013

Targeting of conservatives in “John Doe” investigation.

Secret probe of conservatives makes Wisconsin ground zero in First Amendment war

Scott Walker John Doe Probe
Guest Post by M.D. Kittle
12/3/2013 at 3:58pm
[WAJ Intro: There are huge developments targeting conservatives and Scott Walker supporters in Wisconsin. I asked Matt Kittle of Wisconsin Reporter, who has written extensively about the so-called “John Doe” investigations, to explain the situation to Legal Insurrection readers because of the national implications, and he kindly agreed to do this…
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(Hezbollah flag and sign near Metula, Israel)(photo Hadar Sela)

Hezbollah chief praises Iran nuke deal, say U.S. wanted broader talks with Iran

Posted by  ▪  December 3, 2013

Hezbollah chief praises Iran nuke deal, say U.S. wanted broader talks with Iran

(Hezbollah flag and sign near Metula, Israel)(photo Hadar Sela)
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12/3/2013 at 2:09pm
In an interview airing now on Lebanese OTV television, Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah discusses the Iranian nuclear deal (summary translation via NOW Lebanon): The Iran nuclear deal has significant repercussions. The region’s peoples are the biggest winners from this deal because regional and international forces have been pushing for war…
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Obama Obamacare statement 12-3-2013 2

Obamacare plan: Not one step back (Update: Obama statement – Not going back)

Posted by  ▪  December 3, 2013

Republican response: Bring it on.

Obamacare plan: Not one step back (Update: Obama statement – Not going back)

Obama Obamacare statement 12-3-2013 2
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12/3/2013 at 11:56am
There is no turning back. Not one step. Instead, the White House and apparatus are going on offense pushing Obamacare forward, as CNN and other media are reporting: Battered by two months of bad publicity over the Obamacare website, the White House is going on the offensive to tout what…
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Arafat being carried ill

Report: French experts rule out Arafat poisoning

Posted by  ▪  December 3, 2013

Report: French experts rule out Arafat poisoning

Arafat being carried ill
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12/3/2013 at 9:59am
A highly criticized Swiss analysis suggested a moderate possibility of polonium poisoining as the cause of Yasser Arafat’s death.  Arafat’s widow had requested the testing. Palestinian political officials immediately announced (as they had even before the Swiss report) that Israel was the culprit. AFP now is reporting that a French group of experts…
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NY Times Board of Editors headshots partial

NY Times makes its peace with Iranian nuclear enrichment

Posted by  ▪  December 3, 2013

Nine years ago the New York Times argued that Iran must “abandon its nuclear fuel enrichment efforts,” but now supports a deal which enables such enrichment.

NY Times makes its peace with Iranian nuclear enrichment

NY Times Board of Editors headshots partial
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12/3/2013 at 8:42am
Exceprts from two editorials, nine years apart, in the New York Times, presented with no additional commentary. Iran’s Nuclear Threat – The New York Times – October 22, 2004 What is critical is for the winner of the presidential race, and for the three European nations, to make it urgently and abundantly clear…
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Bumper Sticker - Kingwood TX - Honk

Not King of this road

Posted by  ▪  December 3, 2013

Not King of this road

Bumper Sticker - Kingwood TX - Honk
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12/3/2013 at 7:00am
From Nanette: Spotted in Kingwood, TX Absolutely love the bottom one and thought you would too! Thanks for all you do!
 
Romeike Family

Update on Romeike homeschooling case

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2013

Update on Romeike homeschooling case

Romeike Family
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12/2/2013 at 8:22pm
We have been covering the case of the Romeikes, devout Christians from Germany who wanted to homeschool their children because of what they perceived as the secularist agenda in German public schools. They fled and sought asylum in the U.S. after they faced mounting fines and the potential of imprisonment: DOJ seeks…
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ukraine-protest

Unrest continues in Ukraine as protesters block government offices

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2013

Unrest continues in Ukraine as protesters block government offices

ukraine-protest
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12/2/2013 at 5:00pm
Protesters in Ukraine ramped up activities Monday as they blocked entrances to government offices, blocked streets, and have called for a nationwide strike.  The actions follow a weekend of protests, triggered by the Ukranian president’s refusal to sign an association agreement with the European Union. From NBC News: Thousands of Ukrainian protesters on…
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Lee Rigby

Trial Update: Murderers of Lee Rigby searched for British soldier to kill

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2013

Trial Update: Murderers of Lee Rigby searched for British soldier to kill

Lee Rigby
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12/2/2013 at 3:30pm
The machete murder of British soldier Lee Rigby on the open street by Islamic terrorists garnered widespread media attention in the U.S. at the time. Leslie wrote about the case last May, My Memorial Day Tribute to Self Defense, and we featured British newspaper front pages: The ongoing trial of the murderers, however,…
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Obama Poll Numbers Political Cartoon

Branco Cartoon – The Unforgiven

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2013

Branco Cartoon – The Unforgiven

Obama Poll Numbers Political Cartoon
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12/2/2013 at 1:55pm
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Potemkin Village Catherine The Great

It takes a Potemkin Village to declare Mission Accomplished on Obamacare

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2013

It takes a Potemkin Village to declare Mission Accomplished on Obamacare

Potemkin Village Catherine The Great
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12/2/2013 at 10:47am
Yesterday the Obama administration declared Mission Accomplished on the healthcare.gov website. But the mission that was accomplished was something of a Potemkin Village — the “front end” has been improved to a lower level of failure. Taking the glass half-full approach, 80-90% of users will be able to use the website. But that’s…
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