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U.S. Hits al-Shabaab in Somalia

Posted by  ▪  September 2, 2014

It used to be the one place you didn’t go.

U.S. Hits al-Shabaab in Somalia

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9/2/2014 at 11:43am
Fox News reports that the United States has executed a series of drone strikes against al-Shabaab strongholds in Somalia. The Pentagon is still reportedly assessing the success of the strike, which was aimed at al-Shabaab leadership: A senior Somali official, speaking on condition of anonymity, told The Associated Press that a U.S….
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Fast Food Workers Plan Thursday Strike

Posted by  ▪  September 2, 2014

$15 or bust!

Fast Food Workers Plan Thursday Strike

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9/2/2014 at 10:00am
Fast food workers are planning to take their protests to a new level Thursday as they take to the streets for the largest mass strike to date. According to the New York Times, these protests will be different from previous protests in two ways. First, organizers are expanding their demonstrations’ locations, and…
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Obama Credits [Unnamed Predecessors’] Policies With Keeping America Safe

Posted by  ▪  September 2, 2014

Naturally, couldn’t manage to compliment Bush-Cheney by name.

Obama Credits [Unnamed Predecessors’] Policies With Keeping America Safe

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9/2/2014 at 8:30am
It’s amazing what you can miss if you don’t attend fundraisers for the Democratic Party. Daniel Halper of the Weekly Standard tells a fascinating story about Obama at such an event in Rhode Island this weekend: Obama: Bush-Cheney ‘Security Apparatus’ Makes Us ‘Pretty Safe’ President Barack Obama said last night at a Democratic fundraiser…
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Branco Cartoon – Game On

Posted by  ▪  September 2, 2014

Obama Disengaged

Branco Cartoon – Game On

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9/2/2014 at 7:00am
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 is Cartoonist A.F.Branco
 

How Hamas’ Casualty Figures Became News

Posted by  ▪  September 1, 2014

The Washington Post misses a chance to expose Hamas’ deception

How Hamas’ Casualty Figures Became News

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9/1/2014 at 8:00pm
Central to the charge that Israel’s conduct warrants an investigation by an “independent” commission to investigate whether it committed war crimes is the premise that Israel, in defending itself against rockets launched by Hamas into its territory, caused a disproportionate number of civilian deaths. Since a commission appointed by the anti-Israel United…
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Ferguson Police Begin to Equip with On-Body Cameras

Posted by  ▪  September 1, 2014

Officers are beginning to wear the $300 on-body cameras following the shooting of Mike Brown

Ferguson Police Begin to Equip with On-Body Cameras

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9/1/2014 at 6:00pm
A report from NBC news indicates that police officers in Ferguson, Missouri are being equipped with on-body cameras in the aftermath of the shooting of Michael Brown by Officer Darren Wilson. The picture above captures an example of footage from this type of camera at the moment an equipped officer (not…
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7 Times the Public Received Bad News Without Social Media

Posted by  ▪  September 1, 2014

President Obama thinks people are only now waking up to the evil in the world because of the advent of social media. We disagree.

7 Times the Public Received Bad News Without Social Media

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9/1/2014 at 3:43pm
A few days ago, President Obama made what is probably one of his silliest remarks yet when he insinuated we’re only now realizing the world is a “messy” place because of the advent of social media. Really? No one noticed the underbelly of humanity before Twitter? We beg to differ. That time that jerk Aaron Burr…
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Even Democrats are abandoning Obama

Posted by  ▪  September 1, 2014

Reminders of Obama’s policies could be toxic for dems in battleground states.

Even Democrats are abandoning Obama

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9/1/2014 at 1:15pm
It seems like even the most staunch democrats are waking up to the realities of Obama’s America—especially the political realities. Republicans need to capture 5 of the 6 most competitive Senate seats in the 2014 midterms to regain control of the chamber and end Majority Leader Harry Reid’s reign of terror…
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Hundreds of Americans Have Fought for ISIS

Posted by  ▪  September 1, 2014

Says House Intel Chair: “Some of them have drifted back to the U.S.”

Hundreds of Americans Have Fought for ISIS

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9/1/2014 at 10:00am
During an appearance on FOX News Sunday, Representative Mike Rogers of Michigan was asked how many Americans have joined ISIS. His answer was nothing short of stunning. Ian Tuttle of National Review has the details: House Intel Chair: ‘Hundreds’ of Americans Have Fought with ISIS; Some Have Returned to U.S How many Americans are…
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Let’s talk about your “End-of-Life,” says AMA

Posted by  ▪  September 1, 2014

Will Medicare follow the example of private insurers?

Let’s talk about your “End-of-Life,” says AMA

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9/1/2014 at 10:00am
The American Medical Association wants to jumpstart a health care discussion that died a political death almost five years ago: to “death panel,” or not to “death panel?” Of course, we’re not talking about actual panels making life-or-death decisions on behalf of patients, but mandated coverage for “end of life discussions” between…
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Judge blocks Louisiana law requiring abortion providers have hospital privileges

Posted by  ▪  September 1, 2014

State-level patient protections are under fire (again.)

Judge blocks Louisiana law requiring abortion providers have hospital privileges

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9/1/2014 at 8:30am
On Sunday, a federal judge temporarily blocked a new Louisiana law that would require doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of their practice. U.S. District Judge John deGravelles’ ruling potentially saved all 5 of Louisiana’s abortion clinics from being forced to close their…
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It’s nothing

Posted by  ▪  September 1, 2014

but sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity

It’s nothing

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9/1/2014 at 7:00am
From J, spotted in Charlottesville, VA, on August 30. From a driver who forgot this MLK Jr. quote: Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
 

Israel Takes Out Syrian Drone

Posted by  ▪  August 31, 2014

Temperatures are rising in the Golan Heights.

Israel Takes Out Syrian Drone

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8/31/2014 at 8:38pm
Israel has reportedly fired upon and shot down a Syrian drone that invaded Israeli-controlled airspace this Sunday. Although the Israeli military does not believe that the drone was launched as part of an attack on Israel, the tensions in the Golan Heights borderlands have officials on alert. From the Wall…
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When can you legally use a gun against an unarmed person?

Posted by  ▪  August 31, 2014

Legally, it doesn’t matter that both Mike Brown and Trayvon Martin were “unarmed” when shot to death.

When can you legally use a gun against an unarmed person?

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8/31/2014 at 6:20pm
One of the most common laments to come out of Ferguson these last days has been that surely it was outrageous for Office Darren Wilson to use his service pistol to shoot an “unarmed” Mike Brown.  (Earlier iterations of this narrative went further in their misinformation, describing the 18-year-old 6’4″ 292…
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Is Joe Biden Running for President in 2016?

Posted by  ▪  August 31, 2014

Think of the potential for entertainment.

Is Joe Biden Running for President in 2016?

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8/31/2014 at 5:00pm
It’s fun to think about how the media would drive itself crazy trying to choose sides between Joe and Hillary. On one hand, Hillary is a woman and the media’s expected inheritor of the presidency. On the other hand, Biden is part of the Obama administration. Justin Sink of The Hill recently…
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Islamists gone wild: Pool party at seized US Embassy Annex in Libya

Posted by  ▪  August 31, 2014

Islamists who seized US Embassy compound in Tripoli throw massive pool party, South Beach style.

Islamists gone wild: Pool party at seized US Embassy Annex in Libya

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8/31/2014 at 3:10pm
At least they know how to have fun? According to the Washington Times: Islamists who gained control of a U.S. Embassy residential compound in Libya last week posted a video online of the men throwing a spring break-like pool party at the property. A commander for the umbrella Islamist militia group, the Dawn…
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Drought Becomes Major Issue in #CA07 Election

Posted by  ▪  August 31, 2014

Drought Becomes Major Issue in #CA07 Election

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8/31/2014 at 2:00pm
Since late 2013, California has been experiencing one of the largest, most intense droughts in the state’s history. As of August 26, the U.S. Drought Monitor rates the drought in most of California ‘D4 – Exceptional Drought’, the highest rating on its scale. It spread from south-central California, and has since…
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