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Jerry Brown

Gov. Jerry Brown’s Greenhouse Gas Executive Order Challenged

Posted by  ▪  April 22, 2016

State’s top lawyer: Brown exceeded his authority.

Gov. Jerry Brown’s Greenhouse Gas Executive Order Challenged

Jerry Brown
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4/22/2016 at 8:30am
Regular Legal Insurrection readers may recall that prior to signing the new state minimum wage law, California Governor Jerry Brown was heckled at the Paris Climate Conference. Brown was challenged by a group of protesters opposed to carbon offset programs they said could hurt indigenous people. However, his enthusiasm for imposing draconian…
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Hillary Believes Bernie Supporters Will Embrace Her

Posted by  ▪  April 22, 2016

“I’m confident that we’ll all join together.”

Hillary Believes Bernie Supporters Will Embrace Her

Hillary Bernie supporters
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4/22/2016 at 7:00am
Hillary Clinton is trying to convince her party, and possibly herself, that Bernie Sanders supporters will ultimately embrace her as the Democratic nominee. Nick Gass reports at Politico: Clinton: Sanders’ young supporters will unite behind me Just as her supporters coalesced behind Barack Obama after she exited the race in 2008, Hillary Clinton expressed…
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Behind closed doors with GOP elites, Trump campaign guru admits to the con

Posted by  ▪  April 21, 2016

“When he’s out on the stage … he’s projecting an image that’s for that purpose”

Behind closed doors with GOP elites, Trump campaign guru admits to the con

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yqx3Zf-sOI8
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4/21/2016 at 9:00pm
I fully appreciate that support for Trump has become a cult of personality. Nothing can sway those who refuse to see that Trump is conning them. He doesn’t respect you. He doesn’t like you. He is manipulating you to get what he wants. It’s all a show. And his new convention manager (and de…
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Hillary Clinton Dem Debate 4-14-2016

FBI Director: No Deadline for Clinton Email Investigation

Posted by  ▪  April 21, 2016

Convention or no

FBI Director: No Deadline for Clinton Email Investigation

Hillary Clinton Dem Debate 4-14-2016
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4/21/2016 at 7:00pm
The FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a personal email account and home-brewed server won’t be wrapping up anytime soon. Nor is the Democratic convention a consideration in the timeliness of the investigation. NBC reported FBI Director James Comey’s remarks Thursday afternoon: Asked about the case today at a security conference in…
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Sen. Sasse's Impassioned Speech on the Price of Baby Body Parts

Sen. Sasse’s Impassioned Speech on the Price of Baby Body Parts

Posted by  ▪  April 21, 2016

“Babies are not the sum of their parts”

Sen. Sasse’s Impassioned Speech on the Price of Baby Body Parts

Sen. Sasse's Impassioned Speech on the Price of Baby Body Parts
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4/21/2016 at 5:30pm
Last year, Sen. Sassee introduced companion legislation to the House version of the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. Speaking before the House Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives Wednesday, Sen. Sasse gave an impassioned speech on the sanctity of life and the necessity of protecting the lives of the unborn. Sen. Sasse’s remarks…
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Why the Country’s Largest Health Insurer is Calling it Quits in Some Obamacare Marketplaces

Posted by  ▪  April 21, 2016

The health insurance pickins just got slimmer

Why the Country’s Largest Health Insurer is Calling it Quits in Some Obamacare Marketplaces

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4/21/2016 at 3:45pm
The country’s largest health insurer, UnitedHealth announced earlier this week it would cease participating in some Obamacare markets. In a post-ACA world, insurers like UnitedHealth are losing money and claim they’re no longer able to offer affordable premiums in certain areas. UnitedHealth’s Obamacare exit isn’t unexpected. Last year, we found that…
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JVP Passover Haggadah 2016 w border

Anti-Israel activists hijack Passover, turn it into Palestinian liberation event

Posted by  ▪  April 21, 2016

Jewish Voice for Peace and ‘If Not Now’ promote BDS Haggadahs and Liberation Seders

Anti-Israel activists hijack Passover, turn it into Palestinian liberation event

JVP Passover Haggadah 2016 w border
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4/21/2016 at 1:51pm
Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) is a non-Jewish organization that gives cover to the anti-Israel boycott movement (BDS) and its political war on Israel by washing away the stains of anti-Semitism that are central to the BDS movement’s founding, actions and identity. As we noted in a prior post, JVP operates in…
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German Taxpayers Fund Hezbollah

German taxpayers fund Hezbollah activists through ‘refugee projects’

Posted by  ▪  April 21, 2016

City of Berlin is set to award €100,000 to a ‘refugee project’ allegedly run by Hezbollah sympathisers

German taxpayers fund Hezbollah activists through ‘refugee projects’

German Taxpayers Fund Hezbollah
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4/21/2016 at 12:00pm
Germany-based activists linked to the terrorist outfit Hezbollah could be getting large amounts of financial support from the German government, the German newspaper Berliner Zeitung reveals. In one instance, city of Berlin is set to grant €100,000 to a ‘refugee project’ allegedly run by Hezbollah sympathisers. ‘Refugee Impulse Club’, as the group is called, has also been…
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Anders Breivik

Mass Murderer Sues Norwegian Government for Violating His Civil Rights

Posted by  ▪  April 21, 2016

And wins…

Mass Murderer Sues Norwegian Government for Violating His Civil Rights

Anders Breivik
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4/21/2016 at 10:30am
Anders Breivik, the mass murderer who killed 77 people during a rampage in 2011, has successfully sued the government of Norway for violating his civil rights by keeping him in solitary confinement and searching him. CNN reported: Mass killer Anders Breivik’s human rights breached in prison, court rules Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik…
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https://twitter.com/TODAYshow/status/723125136170213376

Trump: Transgenders can use any bathroom

Posted by  ▪  April 21, 2016

Supports Caitlyn Jenner’s right to choose.

Trump: Transgenders can use any bathroom

https://twitter.com/TODAYshow/status/723125136170213376
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4/21/2016 at 9:04am
Donald Trump was asked on the Today Show which bathroom at Trump Tower Caitlyn Jenner should use. Trump didn’t limit himself to Caitlyn, and broadly proposed that businesses would be discriminating if they provide a separate (presumably non-gendered) bathroom. Trump also complained that a separate bathroom would be too expensive for businesses. https://twitter.com/TODAYshow/status/723125136170213376 Here’s…
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LI #17 Flint Justice

3 Gov’t Workers Formally Charged in Flint Water Crisis

Posted by  ▪  April 21, 2016

Michigan Attorney General: “No one is above the law, not on my watch.”

3 Gov’t Workers Formally Charged in Flint Water Crisis

LI #17 Flint Justice
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4/21/2016 at 8:30am
The #FlintWaterCrisis, which we have been following closely, has formally become a criminal case. Three government employees are now facing serious charges for their alleged involvement in perpetuating conditions that led to the elevated levels of lead in the public water supply. Michigan Department of Environmental Quality District Engineer Michael Prysby was arraigned…
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GOPe for Hillary

Branco Cartoon – Turncoat

Posted by  ▪  April 21, 2016

Mistaken Identity

Branco Cartoon – Turncoat

GOPe for Hillary
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4/21/2016 at 7:00am
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Drunk History: Harriet Tubman Leads an Army of Bad B*tches

Posted by  ▪  April 20, 2016

“She was dope as hell”

Drunk History: Harriet Tubman Leads an Army of Bad B*tches

drunk history harriet tubman leads an army of bad bitches $20 bill andrew jackson
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4/20/2016 at 9:00pm
Harriet Tubman was a badass. And if things go as planned, she’ll be gracing the front of our $20 bills in about ten years or so. In honor of Tubman’s accension to currency, I present to you Drunk History’s recounting of Harriet Tubman, Union spy. If you’re not familiar with Drunk History,…
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U.S. Supreme Court to Iranian Bank: Pay up

Posted by  ▪  April 20, 2016

Upholds Congressional law making collection by terror victims easier.

U.S. Supreme Court to Iranian Bank: Pay up

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4/20/2016 at 7:30pm
I guess I knew this case was percolating through the system, but I didn’t pay much attention to it. The Supreme Court upheld a law which paved the way for terror victims to recover damages from Iran. The Opinion is here. The legal issue was not terrorism, but whether Congress exceeded its authority. Here’s…
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0SL7jFlFBCY

Israel blows up newly-discovered Hamas tunnel

Posted by  ▪  April 20, 2016

Home many homes could have been built with the cement Hamas diverted?

Israel blows up newly-discovered Hamas tunnel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0SL7jFlFBCY
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4/20/2016 at 6:00pm
A few days ago we reported on a Hamas tunnel from Gaza into Israel which was discovered. David Horvitz, Editor-in-Chief of The Times of Israel, explains the significance of the tunnel, Tunnel exposure shows next Hamas war is a case of ‘when,’ not ‘if’: With the cessation of hostilities, even as Israel was…
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legislators move to defund university of tennessee's diversity office

Legislators Move to Defund U. of Tennessee’s Office of Diversity

Posted by  ▪  April 20, 2016

Students organize protests, insisting the state continue funding their annual Sex Week

Legislators Move to Defund U. of Tennessee’s Office of Diversity

legislators move to defund university of tennessee's diversity office
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4/20/2016 at 4:15pm
Tuesday, Tennessee’s General Assembly passed a bill that would defund the University of Tennesee’s Office For Diversity and Inclusion. The bill has been passed to the state Senate. Legislators would divert funds currently allocated to the Office of Diversity, “to minority scholarships for engineering students. It would also bar the university…
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Andrew Jackson Booted off front of $20 Bill, Replaced with Harriet Tubman

Posted by  ▪  April 20, 2016

A plan we can all agree on

Andrew Jackson Booted off front of $20 Bill, Replaced with Harriet Tubman

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4/20/2016 at 2:30pm
Earlier this week, I blogged about the ongoing $10 bill saga and what looked to be its conclusion — the Treasury would leave Alexander Hamilton alone, or at least on the $10 bill. Wednesday, that was confirmed. Tremendous backlash, and the assistance of a widely popular musical about Alexander Hamilton caused the…
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