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Who’s up for a Vietnamese Flash Mob singing Hine Mah Tov? (Psalm 133)

Posted by  ▪  April 19, 2015

I sure am.

Who’s up for a Vietnamese Flash Mob singing Hine Mah Tov? (Psalm 133)

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4/19/2015 at 11:35am
I mentioned in a post last night that when Anatoly (Nathan) Sharansky arrived in Israel in 1986, the crowd sang Hene Mah Tov, the lyrics of which start with Psalm 133: I.הִנֵּה מַה טוֹב = Hine mah tov Behold how good וּמַה נָּעִים = uMah-Nayim and how pleasing שֶׁבֶת אָחִים גַּם יַחַד = shevet achim gam…
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Failing our veterans - VA scandal

Army Morale Low Despite $287 Million “Optimism” Program

Posted by  ▪  April 19, 2015

Your tax dollars at work

Army Morale Low Despite $287 Million “Optimism” Program

Failing our veterans - VA scandal
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4/19/2015 at 10:00am
Army morale is at an all-time low, according to USA Today, and the Army is left scratching its head: More than half of some 770,000 soldiers are pessimistic about their future in the military and nearly as many are unhappy in their jobs, despite a six-year, $287 million campaign to make troops…
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A death penalty liberals can believe in

Posted by  ▪  April 19, 2015

Strangulation by regulation and taxes is the preferred method.

A death penalty liberals can believe in

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4/19/2015 at 8:00am
Hi Prof. Jacobson – I snapped this in the parking lot at an event on April 16 at the Univ. of Virginia’s Miller Center for Public Affairs, featuring a discussion with Erik Prince, founder of the now-defunct Blackwater. Check the uppermost left(!) sticker, as contrasted to the rest of the “peace”…
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Sharansky: The U.S. has “lost the courage of its convictions”

Posted by  ▪  April 18, 2015

When did America forget that it’s America?

Sharansky: The U.S. has “lost the courage of its convictions”

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4/18/2015 at 9:00pm
One of my early posts at Legal Insurrection, on November 11, 2008, was Is It Time For Conservatives To Sit Down In The Snow?. The post analogized what conservatives were about to experience in the aftermath of Obama’s first victory to the experience of Soviet Jewish Refusenik Anatoly (Nathan) Sharansky. I…
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Paris Jewish Reporter Harassed Miri Michaeli Schwartz

VIDEO: Jewish reporter harassed in Paris street

Posted by  ▪  April 18, 2015

“Anti-semitism in central Paris just because my microphone had Hebrew writing on it.”

VIDEO: Jewish reporter harassed in Paris street

Paris Jewish Reporter Harassed Miri Michaeli Schwartz
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4/18/2015 at 7:30pm
We have run several posts about Walking While Jewish in European cities, and the resulting street harassment. Here is another example. Call it “Reporting While Jewish” in Paris. Miri Michaeli Schwartz is a reporter for Israel Channel 10 News. She was doing a report on the streets of Paris regarding the search for…
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Talking gangster rap with Marco Rubio

Posted by  ▪  April 18, 2015

Could Rubio be our first hip-hop president?

Talking gangster rap with Marco Rubio

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4/18/2015 at 6:00pm
Now that he’s officially running for President, Sen. Rubio’s affinity for rap and hip-hop is back in the spotlight. Earlier this week, Sen. Rubio was asked if he would be willing to demonstrate his skill of ‘spit rapping lyrics’ on MSNBC’s Morning Joe. Citing the inappropriateness of the lyrics, Rubio declined to…
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Christina Hoff Sommers

Christina Hoff Sommers gets Trigger Warnings at Georgetown

Posted by  ▪  April 18, 2015

“Do these people call themselves adults?”

Christina Hoff Sommers gets Trigger Warnings at Georgetown

Christina Hoff Sommers
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4/18/2015 at 4:30pm
New Post – Oberlin Radical Feminists Freak Out at Christina Hoff Sommers. ——————– You may remember Christina Hoff Sommers of the American Enterprise Institute as the Factual Feminist. We’ve linked her outstanding work at College Insurrection many times. Ms. Sommers spoke at Georgetown on Thursday night and some students took it upon themselves to label…
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Rand Paul Flips the Script on Abortion

Posted by  ▪  April 18, 2015

“It’s time for pro-lifers to go on the offense.”

Rand Paul Flips the Script on Abortion

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4/18/2015 at 2:30pm
Rand Paul has managed to do something no Republican before him has done. In a series of recent comments and media appearances, the Kentucky senator has turned the abortion debate around, calling on Democrats and their media allies to defend their position on late-term abortion. Paul’s position is summarized perfectly in this…
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Rick Scott Medicaid Expansion

Rick Scott To Sue Obama Administration Over Medicaid Expansion

Posted by  ▪  April 18, 2015

Withholding LIP funding a “coercion” tactic?

Rick Scott To Sue Obama Administration Over Medicaid Expansion

Rick Scott Medicaid Expansion
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4/18/2015 at 12:30pm
In 2012, the Supreme Court ruled that states have the right to refuse the ObamaCare Medicaid expansion without penalty to other, existing, federal Medicaid funding.  Following is the summary from SCOTUSblog: The Court’s decision on the constitutionality of the Medicaid expansion is divided and complicated.  The bottom line is that: (1) Congress…
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gun-control

Open Carry is coming to Texas (we think)

Posted by  ▪  April 18, 2015

…but only if the House and Senate can agree on a bill

Open Carry is coming to Texas (we think)

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4/18/2015 at 10:30am
Color the rest of the country shocked: Texas is one of the few states in the nation (six, to be exact) that hasn’t yet approved the open carry of handguns in some form. That all could change this legislative session, though, if Republicans in the legislature have their way. Yesterday, members…
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Minimum Intelligence Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  April 18, 2015

Your weekly dispatch from the world of higher education.

Minimum Intelligence Week at College Insurrection

CI 4.17.15
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4/18/2015 at 8:30am
Who knew we could all become wealthier by just creating new laws? College Students Sign Petition to Raise the Minimum Wage to $50 an Hour Why stop there? Let’s make more stuff free, too. Joe Biden: Let’s Make Community College Free Like High School What could possibly go wrong? Knoxville College to Close for Fall Semester…
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Jeb Bush at NRA Annual Meeting

Jeb Bush comes out for Loretta Lynch

Posted by  ▪  April 18, 2015

Going along to get along?

Jeb Bush comes out for Loretta Lynch

Jeb Bush at NRA Annual Meeting
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4/18/2015 at 7:00am
This could be added to the list of reasons some conservatives don’t want Jeb Bush as the Republican nominee in 2016. But it’s a pretty big one, IMHO: Jeb Bush says that the Senate should confirm the nomination of Loretta Lynch, President Barack Obama’s choice for attorney general. A number of Senate Republicans…
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Paul Revere’s midnight ride happened 240 years ago

Posted by  ▪  April 17, 2015

“Listen, my children, and you shall hear of the midnight ride of Paul Revere”

Paul Revere’s midnight ride happened 240 years ago

paul revere midnight ride 240 years
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4/17/2015 at 8:50pm
Tomorrow evening marks 240 years since Paul Revere made his famous midnight ride. Made famous by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem, Revere’s ride has become an iconic piece of American revolutionary history. Longfellow’s poem was riddled with inaccuracies, but made for an entertaining rhyme. LISTEN, my children, and you shall hear Of the midnight…
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Obama now open to immediate lifting of Iran sanctions?

Posted by  ▪  April 17, 2015

Remember the gradual lifting of Iran sanctions? Kiss it goodbye

Obama now open to immediate lifting of Iran sanctions?

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4/17/2015 at 7:01pm
“This is the new America. We had better get used to it.” Those were the words of an Israeli TV analyst upon learning that Obama is open to negotiating an immediate lifting of sanctions on Iran as part of a nuclear deal — the exact opposite of what he and o…
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Hillary Clinton what difference does it making polling president 2016 scandal

The most comprehensive depiction of Hillary lies yet?

Posted by  ▪  April 17, 2015

This one’s going to leave a mark

The most comprehensive depiction of Hillary lies yet?

Hillary Clinton what difference does it making polling president 2016 scandal
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4/17/2015 at 6:18pm
America Rising PAC dropped a new video earlier this week and boy does this one sting. This latest addition to the open Hillary oppo file recounts the scandalicious candidate’s most memorable lies in all their video-taped glory. Will the truth make a dent in Hillary’s plans? Though she’s launched her official burrito-filled…
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It’s time to talk “Politics and Pie” and 2016

Posted by  ▪  April 17, 2015

RIP, sanity…it’s election season

It’s time to talk “Politics and Pie” and 2016

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4/17/2015 at 4:09pm
Welcome to the cattle call! It’s time for “Politics and Pie” in New Hampshire. If Iowa serves as a pageant for social conservatives, then count New Hampshire as the first best chance for more mainstream conservatives to have their time in the spotlight. Romney won the New Hampshire primary during the 2012…
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US Consulate Possible Target in Erbil Bombing (Updates)

Posted by  ▪  April 17, 2015

Who’s responsible? Developing…

US Consulate Possible Target in Erbil Bombing (Updates)

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4/17/2015 at 2:30pm
A car bomb exploded today outside the U.S. consulate in Erbil. According to the State Department, all officials are accounted for, but as of now no one has claimed responsibility for the attack. Via NBC News: There were no immediate reports of injuries to consulate personnel or local guards, the State Department…
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