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Quoting Rick Perry

Posted by  ▪  February 22, 2013

Quoting Rick Perry

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2/22/2013 at 7:00am
From Ben: On the left coast this little cultural tit for tat has been developing for a couple years. First there was So Cal. Meaning Southern California. As in, that’s So Cal. Then Nor Cal for Northern. And now we have No Cal with the the state of Arizona. Wily bit of Az pride. (Tempe…
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Republican Paul McKinley: “The Chicago Machine is panicking”

Posted by  ▪  February 21, 2013

Republican Paul McKinley: “The Chicago Machine is panicking”

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2/21/2013 at 5:45pm
Robin Kelly, one of the leading Democrats running in the congressional special election primary to replace Jesse Jackson, Jr., is under fire this week after it was revealed that an internal investigation by the State Treasurer’s Inspector General recommended she be disciplined. In response to this news and the recent resignations of…
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Like I said

Posted by  ▪  February 21, 2013

Like I said

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2/21/2013 at 4:29pm
this morning, Sequester — already the biggest lie of 2013. Rush says it this way, For the First Time in My Life, I Am Ashamed of My Country:
 

Oh, Florida

Posted by  ▪  February 21, 2013

Oh, Florida

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2/21/2013 at 2:30pm
It’s stuff like this, Rick Scott’s Big Reversal: Governor Rick Scott expressed his support this afternoon for expansion of Florida’s Medicaid program, describing the decision as a choice between “having Floridians pay to fund this program in other states while denying health care to our citizens — or using federal funding to…
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ElizabethWarrenWiki.org nominated for #BlogBash award

Posted by  ▪  February 21, 2013

ElizabethWarrenWiki.org nominated for #BlogBash award

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2/21/2013 at 1:00pm
It’s hard to believe it’s only been about three weeks since we launched ElizabethWarrenWiki.org. The goal was, and remains, to bring together in one place the wealth of research conducted during the Senate campaign by numerous blogs and newspapers on Elizabeth Warren’s background, and then to update and expand that information. It’s a one-stop research shop. For…
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British MP George Galloway storms out of debate when finds out opponent is Israeli

Posted by  ▪  February 21, 2013

Galloway’s ugly anti-Israel face revealed once again

British MP George Galloway storms out of debate when finds out opponent is Israeli

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2/21/2013 at 11:30am
George Galloway is the face the British left’s desire to destroy Israel, as ugly as it gets.  As Christopher Hitchens put it, George Galloway Is Gruesome, Not Gorgeous. Galloway is a member of the British Parliament, and the misleadingly named Respect Party. Galloway showed his ugly political face once again when he stormed out…
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Sequester — already the biggest lie of 2013

Posted by  ▪  February 21, 2013

Sequester — already the biggest lie of 2013

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2/21/2013 at 10:26am
On the very short drive to work this morning, I heard an interview on local AM 870 radio with the Tompkins County town administrator. The radio host kept trying to scare everyone about the Sequester cuts, repeatedly asking how it would affect people in Tompkins County.  The administrator couldn’t go there.  T…
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Monster 590 LI

Branco Cartoon – Frankenquester

Posted by  ▪  February 21, 2013

Branco Cartoon – Frankenquester

Monster 590 LI
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2/21/2013 at 9:45am
Note: You may reprint this cartoon provided you link back to this source.  To see more Legal Insurrection Branco cartoons, click here.  Branco’s  page Cartoonist A.F.Branco
 

David Gerstman aka @Soccerdhg joins Legal Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  February 21, 2013

David Gerstman aka @Soccerdhg joins Legal Insurrection

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2/21/2013 at 8:56am
If you were up at 5:44 a.m. Eastern this morning (I wasn’t) you would have been there at the very moment when David Gerstman’s first post at Legal Insurrection went live, I said, “Hi.” She said, “Yeah, I guess I am.” You may have known David as SoccerDad, someone who frequently sent…
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I said, “Hi.” She said, “Yeah, I guess I am.”

Posted by  ▪  February 21, 2013

I said, “Hi.” She said, “Yeah, I guess I am.”

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2/21/2013 at 5:44am
The “Hi” in the title should clue you in, this is my welcome post. I’m David, the newest blogger at Legal Insurrection. For those who don’t know me, I used to blog as Soccer Dad. After I retired from blogging at the end of 2010, Prof Jacobson offered me his blog as a…
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Across party lines

Posted by  ▪  February 20, 2013

Across party lines

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2/20/2013 at 8:06pm
This infographic was forwarded to me by a reader. I thought it was pretty good. It picks up on a theme I have written about before, Finding common ground in limited government — I am the NRA and EFF. Source: Government Bullies: 5 Ways Americans are Bullied by the Government
 

Tea Party and Republican groups launch Hispanic outreach

Posted by  ▪  February 20, 2013

Tea Party and Republican groups launch Hispanic outreach

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2/20/2013 at 5:14pm
Never let it be said that Tea Party people were not game for a challenge. The American Thinker contributor Tara Servatius reported on a poll that shows Hispanic Americans are fans of Big Government: What drives Hispanic voters is simple, and it was captured with shocking clarity by a Pew Hispanic Center poll…
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NY Prosecutors to press case against retired special forces soldier in high capacity magazine case

Posted by  ▪  February 20, 2013

NY Prosecutors to press case against retired special forces soldier in high capacity magazine case

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2/20/2013 at 3:48pm
I previously reported on the case brought against retired and injured special forces soldier, Nathan Haddad, Injured special forces soldier arrested in upstate NY for possession of high capacity ammunition magazines Nathan is a decorated soldier who has been recognized for his community service in helping other veterans.  (More on Haddad here.) Nathan…
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Copies of Jesse Jackson Jr. Plea Agreement and Statement of Offense

Posted by  ▪  February 20, 2013

Copies of Jesse Jackson Jr. Plea Agreement and Statement of Offense

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2/20/2013 at 1:02pm
As noted earlier, Jesse Jackson Jr. pleaded guilty this morning to criminal conspiracy for misusing campaign funds for personal purposes. We just received the official Plea Agreement and Statement of Offense. Here are the signature pages, the full documents are at the links above.
 

Jesse Jr. pleads guilty

Posted by  ▪  February 20, 2013

Jesse Jr. pleads guilty

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2/20/2013 at 11:22am
Jesse Jackson Jr. pleaded guilty this morning in federal court to a criminal conspiracy charge. The details are just coming out of what happened in court, via NBC News: Former Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. on Wednesday pleaded guilty in federal court to misusing hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign funds. Jackson acknowledged…
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Media Matters’ boycott guy versus The Donald

Posted by  ▪  February 20, 2013

Media Matters’ boycott guy versus The Donald

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2/20/2013 at 10:17am
It has been a long time since the name Angelo Carusone has graced these pages. Carusone is the go-to guy at Media Matters for organizing boycotts and secondary boycotts against people with whom Media Matters disagrees, with Rush Limbaugh as the prime example. Carusone’s efforts were documented here with regard to the Boycott…
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House really safe in 2014?

Posted by  ▪  February 20, 2013

House really safe in 2014?

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2/20/2013 at 9:31am
Guy Cecil is the Democratic strategist who was the hero of the 2012 Senate strategy which resulted in Democrats not only holding the Senate, but picking up two seats.  He will return in 2014. Cecil, it’s worth noting, points out what people like Kathleen Parker refuse to admit, that Republicans’ failure was as…
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