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Would all the reporters who savaged Bob Woodward now like to apologize?

Posted by  ▪  May 14, 2013

Woodward was prescient about the Obama administration’s treatment of the press

Would all the reporters who savaged Bob Woodward now like to apologize?

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5/14/2013 at 11:43am
How long ago is seems now. Bob Woodward complained in February about heavy handed administration treatment after Woodward reported that Obama was untruthful about who came up with the idea of the Sequester: The reaction from the left media in particular was savagery, belittling Woodward, making is seem as if the words used…
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The ignored DOJ scandal — anti-free speech codes on campuses

Posted by  ▪  May 14, 2013

The ignored DOJ scandal — anti-free speech codes on campuses

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5/14/2013 at 10:01am
Amidst all the scandals exposed these past two weeks, one is being ignored by the mainstream media and most of the conservative media as well — the actions of the Department of Justice and Department of Education to force colleges and universities to impose anti-free speech codes. We wrote about this on Friday, The…
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Dems find their IRS-Tea Party Scandal savior — look, Citizens United!

Posted by  ▪  May 14, 2013

Repeat after them, “Citizens United made the IRS do it”

Dems find their IRS-Tea Party Scandal savior — look, Citizens United!

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5/14/2013 at 8:52am
The Democratic Party and left-media obsession with the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision continues unabated. Citizens United is the all purpose bogeyman — whatever the political problem, put it at the doorstep of a decision which simply said that groups of people can join together for political purposes and that one of…
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Nowhat?

Posted by  ▪  May 14, 2013

Nowhat?

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5/14/2013 at 7:00am
Can’t figure this one out. Spotted in Ithaca.
 

IRS officials in D.C. in on Tea Party targeting, Cincinnati office leaked tax docs

Posted by  ▪  May 13, 2013

The whole fish is rotten, but the head doesn’t know?

IRS officials in D.C. in on Tea Party targeting, Cincinnati office leaked tax docs

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5/13/2013 at 8:56pm
Big, really big breaking stories showing that the targeting of Tea Party and conservative groups extended beyond Cincinnati and included leaked tax documents. The Washington Post reports tonight, IRS officials in Washington were involved in targeting of conservative groups: Internal Revenue Service officials in Washington and at least two other offices were…
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How do you ask a journalist to be the last journalist to lose credibility defending Obama?

Posted by  ▪  May 13, 2013

Obama DOJ secretly grabs AP phone records — We are all Tea Partiers now.

How do you ask a journalist to be the last journalist to lose credibility defending Obama?

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5/13/2013 at 5:56pm
I leave the internet for just a couple of hours, and another shoe drops, this time on the head of journalists everywhere. Govt obtains wide AP phone records in probe The Justice Department secretly obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors for The Associated Press in what the news cooperative’s…
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Verdict — Gosnell found guilty on three counts of murder

Posted by  ▪  May 13, 2013

Also involuntary manslaughter in death of patient Karnamaya Mongar

Verdict — Gosnell found guilty on three counts of murder

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5/13/2013 at 3:19pm
Just breaking Kermit Gosnell Found Guilty on Three First-Degree Murder Charges: The jury in the murder trial of abortion practitioner Kermit Gosnell returned a verdict and found him guilty on three of the four first-degree murder charges he faced. Phila abortionist Kermit #Gosnell guilty 1st degree murder in 3 of 4 babies.— jdmullane (@jdmullane)…
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Legal Insurrection and Judicial Watch file suit to obtain David Gregory gun law violation documents

Posted by  ▪  May 13, 2013

Legal Insurrection and Judicial Watch file suit to obtain David Gregory gun law violation documents

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5/13/2013 at 2:45pm
Judicial Watch, a leading government open records organization, announced today that it has filed suit on behalf of Legal Insurrection to obtain documents regarding David Gregory’s violation of the District of Columbia gun laws and the investigation which led to the decision of the District of Columbia Attorney General not to prosecute: Judicial…
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IRS Target 590 LI

Branco Cartoon – IRS Targeted Grilling

Posted by  ▪  May 13, 2013

Branco Cartoon – IRS Targeted Grilling

IRS Target 590 LI
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5/13/2013 at 1:00pm
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Now we can dare call the IRS targeting of Tea Party groups a conspiracy

Posted by  ▪  May 13, 2013

Now we can dare call the IRS targeting of Tea Party groups a conspiracy

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5/13/2013 at 11:49am
The notion that a few “low level” local IRS employees went rogue is false. The timeline appendices to the Inspector General’s report, released by ABC News, detail a far reaching conspiracy to target Tea Party groups with the knowledge of numerous supervisory and compliance persons within the IRS. https://twitter.com/jonkarl/status/333972296882610177 The timeline is embedded below. You…
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IRS Tea Party targeting scandal too big to ignore

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IRS Tea Party targeting scandal too big to ignore

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5/13/2013 at 10:37am
Consider this a follow up to my post IRS reaped hatred of Tea Party sown by Democrats and the media. Mediaite, which really is an invaluable resource for videos of what happens on television news, has several videos of commentary from non-right wing pundits concerning the deep trouble of the Obama administration: Dennis…
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Seven years of college and all they know is targeting “patriots” and those educating about the Constitution and Bill of Rights

Posted by  ▪  May 13, 2013

Seven years of college and all they know is targeting “patriots” and those educating about the Constitution and Bill of Rights

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5/13/2013 at 8:46am
There is so much wrong with the IRS scandal at so many levels, it’s almost hard to know where to start. It goes way beyond abuse of power, although it certainly is that. It is, as Newt said this morning on Morning Joe, “culturally sick” (emphasis added): “[Obama] also owes every tea party in…
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Look who I found

Posted by  ▪  May 13, 2013

Look who I found

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5/13/2013 at 7:00am
Two longtime Legal Insurrection readers, brothers Jim from California and Jon from Michigan. Jim’s daughter was a student of mine and we met yesterday at Cornell Law School’s post-commencement reception. You may not be able to see it, but Jim was wearing an AR-15 pin.
 

Weekend Wrap-up of Benghazi Coverage – Notable Quotes

Posted by  ▪  May 12, 2013

Weekend Wrap-up of Benghazi Coverage – Notable Quotes

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5/12/2013 at 6:00pm
The weekend’s media coverage on Benghazi brought in some notable quotes and points of interest: Petraeus: talking points “essentially useless” When the Benghazi talking points were being reviewed and revised by other agencies after the September 2012 attack, former CIA Director David Petraeus indicated that the revised talking points were “essentially useless.” In emails…
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The Washington Post leads on the #IRScandal … who will follow?

Posted by  ▪  May 12, 2013

The Washington Post leads on the #IRScandal … who will follow?

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5/12/2013 at 4:00pm
This morning Prof Jacobson observed IRS reaped hatred of Tea Party sown by Democrats and the media. A Tweeter responded: @leginsurrection Douthat makes the same point, in a NYer’s version of the argument nytimes.com/2013/05/12/opi…— Tampa (@S1CT) May 12, 2013 Indeed. Douthat laid out the case of The Taxman vs. the Tea Party in a…
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NBC’s David Gregory Calls Carney’s Explanation on Revised Benghazi Talking Points “Not Accurate”

Posted by  ▪  May 12, 2013

NBC’s David Gregory Calls Carney’s Explanation on Revised Benghazi Talking Points “Not Accurate”

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5/12/2013 at 3:00pm
David Gregory of Meet the Press sat down Sunday morning with House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) and Ambassador Thomas Pickering, who has led the state department’s review of Benghazi, to discuss the investigation into the aftermath of the September 11th, 2012 attack on the US consulate.  An interesting turn…
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Don’t drink the global warming “wine”

Posted by  ▪  May 12, 2013

Don’t drink the global warming “wine”

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5/12/2013 at 1:30pm
Happy Mother’s Day. As part of my personal celebration, I am planning to indulge in one of my pamper pastimes: Sipping some fine California wine. Sadly, eco-activists have targeted the Golden State’s vineyards in their latest fear campaign: The study, published recently in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), is billed…
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