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What if you had an open Senate seat and almost no Republicans wanted it?

Posted by  ▪  February 10, 2013

What if you had an open Senate seat and almost no Republicans wanted it?

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2/10/2013 at 5:58pm
That’s pretty much the situation in Massachusetts, as summarized by Jazz Shaw at Hot Air, MA GOP throwing in the towel on Kerry seat? Is Massachusetts still in play for elections on the state-wide level? If you asked anyone in the heady days of the 2010 cycle after Scott Brown shocked the…
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The Depopulation Bomb

Posted by  ▪  February 10, 2013

The Depopulation Bomb

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2/10/2013 at 4:00pm
On the syllabus of my Econ 101 class was Paul Ehrlich’s The Population Bomb.  This being a year or two after the book’s publication, our class discussions weren’t debates about the veracity of the book’s thesis: In the 1970’s the world will undergo famines—hundreds of millions of people are going…
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Dr. Benjamin Carson, Sr., has them mostly silent

Posted by  ▪  February 10, 2013

Dr. Benjamin Carson, Sr., has them mostly silent

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2/10/2013 at 2:00pm
On Friday we featured the Stand Up and Cheer speech by Dr. Benjamin Carson, Sr. The speech has received widespread coverage in the right-media, but I’ve notice the left-media, which normally will viciously attack black conservatives, is relatively silent.  (I could only find one fourth-tier bottom feeder who criticized it, not worth…
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Near complete gun bans by a thousand regulations

Posted by  ▪  February 10, 2013

Near complete gun bans by a thousand regulations

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2/10/2013 at 11:30am
In  Heller v. D.C. and McDonald v. Chicago, the Supreme Court made clear that sweeping gun bans are unconstitutional. In response, we are seeing a new trend — don’t “ban” guns, but make it so costly, burdensome, and fraught with legal risk of an innocent mistake that otherwise law abiding citizens “voluntarily”…
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Obamaphones is a life philosophy, not a thing

Posted by  ▪  February 10, 2013

Obamaphones is a life philosophy, not a thing

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2/10/2013 at 10:00am
Aleister at American Glob, who helps at College Insurrection, posted the video below in honor of College Insurrection’s 1000th post.  The video is via CampusReform.org. You see, Obamaphones is a life philosophy, not a thing. And it’s not just in Cleveland. (language warning)
 

I should have watched the Super Bowl

Posted by  ▪  February 10, 2013

I should have watched the Super Bowl

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2/10/2013 at 8:30am
Because if I had, I would have seen the Dodge “So God Made A Farmer” commercial, and this parody by the very hot (as in doing good work and getting attention, not as in “hot” hot) SooperMexican would have made me laugh even harder the first time I saw it. Forwarded to…
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You can hide, but you can’t run

Posted by  ▪  February 10, 2013

You can hide, but you can’t run

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2/10/2013 at 7:00am
From reader J, spotted in Charlottesville, VA: From the Berkeley of the Blue Ridge, along comes a person who really “gets it…”
 

Pray for the water pipes of Rhode Island

Posted by  ▪  February 9, 2013

Pray for the water pipes of Rhode Island

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2/9/2013 at 7:23pm
Much of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations is without power as the result of the Snowzilla/Snowmaggedon/Blizzapocalypse of 2013. Including my house. Pray for our water pipes. Update 2-10-2013 9 a.m. — They’re still dripping.  One of the few times a drip is a good thing. and 8 p.m. — lights back…
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Saturday Night Card Game (Sometimes a monkey joke is just a monkey joke)

Posted by  ▪  February 9, 2013

Saturday Night Card Game (Sometimes a monkey joke is just a monkey joke)

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2/9/2013 at 6:00pm
Mahmood Ahmadinejad wants to ride a rocket into space in place of a monkey. Pretty funny if you ask me, and actually I’m in favor of it.  Load him up and let him fly. John McCain thought it was pretty funny too, and tweeted (via Twitchy) So Ahmadinejad wants to be first Iranian in…
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Where did we go so wrong as a nation that laughing about and celebrating abortion became hip?

Posted by  ▪  February 9, 2013

Where did we go so wrong as a nation that laughing about and celebrating abortion became hip?

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2/9/2013 at 3:11pm
Really. It has nothing to do with whether you support a woman’s “right” to choose.  One can support or not oppose that “right” and still appreciate the gravity of the decision, and understand that a child never was born. At what point in the development of the nation did we go so wrong that it became hip…
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Every now and then someone at The New Yorker writes something witty

Posted by  ▪  February 9, 2013

Every now and then someone at The New Yorker writes something witty

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2/9/2013 at 1:45pm
Not often anymore, mostly just hack attacks on Republicans. But this is good, even if it does take a gratuitous shot at Dick Cheney, Andy Borowitz, U.S. Cancels Regular Drone Strikes on Saturdays: WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Citing budgetary concerns, the United  States announced today that it would discontinue regular Saturday drone strikes  on…
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College Insurrection reaches 1000

Posted by  ▪  February 9, 2013

College Insurrection reaches 1000

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2/9/2013 at 12:10pm
Today marked the 1000th post at College Insurrection, CA schools give up teaching algebra in 8th grade. Thanks to Aleister of American Glob and Leslie Eastman of Temple of Mut (and Legal Insurrection) for their help in creating and aggregating content daily. Thanks also to our guest authors, including John Rosenberg from Discriminations…
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The Legal Case for Israel

Posted by  ▪  February 9, 2013

The Legal Case for Israel

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2/9/2013 at 10:33am
We have focused frequently on the lawfare strategy against Israel, advocated by people like Hastings College of Law Professor George Bisharat, which has been a primary focus of Palestinian political strategy ever since Israel put a halt to suicide bombings by building the security barrier. Lawfare against Israel, however, is based on…
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Gender Bender Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  February 9, 2013

Gender Bender Week at College Insurrection

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2/9/2013 at 8:30am
Gender Bender Brown University Will Cover Sex Change Operations for Students NC Gov speaks truth to Gender Studies power Swarthmore’s new “Masturbatory Theater” club Big college concern — how to fix the ‘Orgasm Gap’ The Fun, New Campus Activity: Racy Facebook Confessions Just twisted: Dartmouth Says Ski Team Can’t Dye Their Hair Green Because That’s Hazing Christian University in…
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When they say “keep your laws off my body!”

Posted by  ▪  February 9, 2013

When they say “keep your laws off my body!”

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2/9/2013 at 7:00am
… what they really mean is “Put Your Laws All Over My Body” except as to abortion. From Linda in Tennessee:
 

Stand up and cheer

Posted by  ▪  February 8, 2013

Stand up and cheer

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2/8/2013 at 6:20pm
This video of Dr. Benjamin Carson, Sr. speaking at the National Prayer Breakfast is getting attention. It was forwarded to me by Linda in Tennessee: Watch Obama squirm and cover his mouth with his fingers If you’re looking for positive reinforcement, you’ll be cheering Dr Carson’s courage to take it to the leftist-in-chief. The action…
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Idaho legislator wants Atlas Shrugged on school reading list

Posted by  ▪  February 8, 2013

Idaho legislator wants Atlas Shrugged on school reading list

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2/8/2013 at 4:30pm
We recently posted a story on changing the direction of political dialog in this country, which asked the following question: How do we get a foothold for conservative ideas in the public schools, and how do we expand that foothold over time? An Idaho lawmaker may be providing the answer to that question: State…
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