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“Dump Shaheen”

Posted by  ▪  August 30, 2014

A sign of the times?

“Dump Shaheen”

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8/30/2014 at 7:00am
We reported earlier that Scott Brown was in a dead heat with Jean Shaheen, a surge from prior polling. Could this be a repeat of his 2010 victory over Martha Coakley? From Diane: Don’t know if Brown is the answer but this is the question. In Exeter nh just at border of Stratham.
 
http://youtu.be/Xk0QBI3hQqA

Watch: Hamas supporters lift Al Jazeera reporter in air in celebration

Posted by  ▪  August 29, 2014

Media a critical part of the Hamas war effort.

Watch: Hamas supporters lift Al Jazeera reporter in air in celebration

http://youtu.be/Xk0QBI3hQqA
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8/29/2014 at 9:15pm
Tamer Al-Mishal was a reporter for Al Jazeera in Gaza during the recent conflict. Among all the networks reporting from Gaza, Al Jazeera was considered vital to Hamas getting its message out. Al-Mishal was granted special access to accompany Hamas fighters in tunnels to prove to the world that Hamas still had fighting…
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Judge Rejects Key Parts of Texas Abortion Law

Posted by  ▪  August 29, 2014

Abortion clinics in Texas have received a stay … at least for now.

Judge Rejects Key Parts of Texas Abortion Law

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8/29/2014 at 7:27pm
U.S. District Court Judge Lee Yeakel ruled today that portions of Texas’ 2013 abortion law are unconstitutional. “HB 2,” which passed during the last legislative session in spite of the efforts of now-gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis (D-10), drew the ire of women’s rights activists and abortion providers for its imposition of…
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Texas and California in crosshairs of ISIS and Al Qaeda?

Posted by  ▪  August 29, 2014

Recent reporting indicates concerns for states along the Mexico border.

Texas and California in crosshairs of ISIS and Al Qaeda?

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8/29/2014 at 5:35pm
Watching the press conference that President Obama gave yesterday in which he revealed that his foreign policy has devolved from “don’t do stupid stuff” to “no strategy,” I was perplexed that the media was complaining more about the color of the suit instead of its emptiness. Mulling over the subsequent coverage, I…
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Anti-Israel “progressives” enraged at Elizabeth Warren

Posted by  ▪  August 29, 2014

Liberal politician loves the only liberal society in the Middle East. Why is that a problem?

Anti-Israel “progressives” enraged at Elizabeth Warren

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8/29/2014 at 3:04pm
Now I come to praise Elizabeth Warren. Warren long has made sense when it comes to the Middle East, in her strong support of Israel and her understanding of the neighborhood in which Israel lives. Whatever her other positions, we should at least acknowledge when she is right. And she did so…
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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/terrorism-in-the-uk/11063882/Terror-attack-on-UK-highly-likely-as-threat-level-raised.html

Britain raises terror threat level to “highly likely”

Posted by  ▪  August 29, 2014

Is Britain finally coming to grips with the Jihadis among it?

Britain raises terror threat level to “highly likely”

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/terrorism-in-the-uk/11063882/Terror-attack-on-UK-highly-likely-as-threat-level-raised.html
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8/29/2014 at 12:41pm
Britain, home to many of the Jihadists fighting for ISIS, including the likely beheader of James Foley, has just raised its terror threat level. The Telegraph reports, Terror attack on UK ‘highly likely’ as threat level raised: The UK terror threat level has been raised to its second highest meaning an attack on…
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Video Guide to new California Affirmative Consent Law

Posted by  ▪  August 29, 2014

Parody may be law soon in California.

Video Guide to new California Affirmative Consent Law

http://youtu.be/QwQmYSASlXo
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8/29/2014 at 10:40am
Last March we covered how California Seeks to Redefine Consensual Campus Sex as Rape, and we asked the question: “How does classifying most consensual sex as rape help rape victims?” It doesn’t, of course. The California affirmative consent legislation was not about preventing rapes or other sexual assaults, which already are crimes,…
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The Bad, Good and Worse news at Obama’s ISIS press conference

Posted by  ▪  August 29, 2014

Obama: “we don’t have a strategy yet” as to ISIS. Media: Look at Obama’s tan suit.

The Bad, Good and Worse news at Obama’s ISIS press conference

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8/29/2014 at 9:17am
I was in class yesterday during Obama’s press conference, in which he announced the obvious: We have no strategy as to ISIS. So I didn’t get to watch it live and see the instant reaction. There was Bad, Good and Worse news. The bad news: We have no strategy as to ISIS, or…
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Rasmussen Poll: Most Think DOJ Motivated by Politics

Posted by  ▪  August 29, 2014

America is finally waking up.

Rasmussen Poll: Most Think DOJ Motivated by Politics

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8/29/2014 at 7:00am
Surprising absolutely no one, a new Rasmussen report released today reveals that the majority of Americans believe that the Department of Justice is motivated by a political agenda, as opposed to upholding justice: A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 38% of Likely U.S. Voters have at least a…
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AACONS Interviews Ronald Kessler and Ilya Somin

Posted by  ▪  August 28, 2014

Journalist Ronald Kessler discusses First Famlilies,and George Mason law prof. talks Framers’ intent.

AACONS Interviews Ronald Kessler and Ilya Somin

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8/28/2014 at 8:00pm
[WAJ NOTE: I have been interviewed on African American Conservatives Blog Talk Radio multiple times. AACONS has a weekly podcast with some very interesting guests. AACONS will begin posting their weekly podcasts at Legal Insurrection.] Award winning journalist Ronald Kessler discusses a new tell all about what the First families are really…
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Israel’s neighborhood and why Netanyahu was right on the ceasefire

Posted by  ▪  August 28, 2014

The brutal neighborhood in which Israel lives extends beyond Gaza, and so must the strategy.

Israel’s neighborhood and why Netanyahu was right on the ceasefire

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8/28/2014 at 7:00pm
Michael Oren, former Israeli Ambassador to the United States, commented the other day: “There’s a longstanding conventional wisdom that Israel doesn’t do well in wars of attrition,” said Michael B. Oren, an Israeli historian and a former ambassador to the United States. “That overlooks a broader historical view that Israel’s entire…
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#FL26: Carlos Curbelo Wins GOP Primary

Posted by  ▪  August 28, 2014

with Romney backing

#FL26: Carlos Curbelo Wins GOP Primary

http://youtu.be/7NM3U2GkRHo
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8/28/2014 at 6:00pm
Carlos Curbelo, a 34-year old Miami-Dade School Board member, decisively won the FL26 Republican primary election last Tuesday and is now directly challenging incumbent Democrat Joe Garcia. Curbelo, with the endorsement of former Gov. Jeb Bush, current House reps like Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, and state GOP leaders, took 47% of the vote in…
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L.A. Mayor to boost fast food automation (by raising minimum wage to $13.25)

Posted by  ▪  August 28, 2014

The laws of economics need not apply, apparently.

L.A. Mayor to boost fast food automation (by raising minimum wage to $13.25)

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8/28/2014 at 4:30pm
Earlier this month, we wrote about McDonald’s and what appears to be a technological experiment that would replace cashiers: McDonald’s employees who picketed for a better living wage (whatever that means) may come to regret that decision. According to a Redditor, a McDonald’s in Illinois replaced their cashiers with machines.  The machines appear to be the cousins…
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Utah polygamy ruling — You can’t just jump off the slippery slope

Posted by  ▪  August 28, 2014

Incestuous marriages next? No one can jump off the slippery slope.

Utah polygamy ruling — You can’t just jump off the slippery slope

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8/28/2014 at 3:00pm
We reported last December on how a Utah federal judge strikes down key part of anti-polygamy law: Yes, this all was predicted long ago, and led to charges of fear mongering and false slippery slopes. The legalization of polygamy followed logically from the legal arguments against one man-one woman, as was predicted not just by…
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Inanity or Insanity? Blaming Global Warming, Big Oil for South Napa Earthquake

Posted by  ▪  August 28, 2014

Stop the liberal anti-science!

Inanity or Insanity? Blaming Global Warming, Big Oil for South Napa Earthquake

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8/28/2014 at 1:28pm
As I was enjoying the history and the beauty of Virginia on the last day of our family vacation, a significant earthquake struck Northern California. The aftershocks are continuing from the magnitude 6.0 shaker that caused over 200 injuries, mainly lacerations and bruises from falling debris. Most tragically, because of where…
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Rick Perry’s Concealed Carry Permit Suspended

Posted by  ▪  August 28, 2014

Indictments have consequences.

Rick Perry’s Concealed Carry Permit Suspended

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8/28/2014 at 11:25am
Democrats are still smiling over the recent felony indictment of Rick Perry, even as the Governor’s legal team is taking steps in court to reveal the spurious nature of the charges. One consequence of the indictment, however, has thrown conservatives in Texas for a loop. Texas media began reporting last week that…
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A Conundrum? New Orleans Murders Fall as Self-Defense Killings Rise

Posted by  ▪  August 28, 2014

Ignorance of the Law Also Catches Many Defenders in Consciousness-of-Guilt Trap

A Conundrum? New Orleans Murders Fall as Self-Defense Killings Rise

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8/28/2014 at 9:45am
It’s become so commonplace for “journalists” to be blind to obvious cause-and-effect relationships that fall outside the acceptable Progressive narrative that James Taranto of the Wall Street Journal has long used the tag-line “Fox Butterfield, Is That You?” as he notes these occurrences in his daily (and excellent) “Best of the Web”…
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