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Branco Cartoon – Little Big Foot

Posted by  ▪  May 1, 2014

He can’t help it, he was born that way.

Branco Cartoon – Little Big Foot

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5/1/2014 at 7:00am
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J Street loses bid to join Jewish leadership conference

Posted by  ▪  April 30, 2014

The Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations rejects J Street 17-22-3, far short of 2/3 needed.

J Street loses bid to join Jewish leadership conference

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4/30/2014 at 8:00pm
We wrote the other day of the tensions between J Street and other pro-Israel groups, including on campuses, J Street issues media Fatwa against its toughest pro-Israel student opponent. J Street wanted to join the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, but it was rejected today. Via JTA: J Street failed to…
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One-third of Obamacare federal exchange signer-uppers haven’t paid

Posted by  ▪  April 30, 2014

One-third of Obamacare federal exchange signer-uppers haven’t paid

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4/30/2014 at 6:35pm
A press release from the House Energy and Commerce Committee (emphasis added): Data provided to the committee by every insurance provider in the health care law’s Federally Facilitated Marketplace (FFM) shows that, as of April 15, 2014, only 67 percent of individuals and families that had selected a health plan in the federally…
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The administration’s War on Truth about Benghazi

Posted by  ▪  April 30, 2014

Talking points obfuscation directed from White House, newly released memo reveals, yet another piece of the Obama administration’s war on disclosure and truth.

The administration’s War on Truth about Benghazi

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4/30/2014 at 3:30pm
Sharyl Attkisson, former CBS News reporter shut down and cut off because of her dogged search for the truth, writes at her website, White House Directed Incorrect Benghazi Narrative: Newly-released documents reveal direct White House involvement in steering the public narrative about the September 11, 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya, toward…
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Louis C.K.’s epic Twitter rant against Common Core

Posted by  ▪  April 30, 2014

“My kids used to love math. Now it makes them cry. Thanks standardized testing and common core!”

Louis C.K.’s epic Twitter rant against Common Core

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4/30/2014 at 2:00pm
Last night, comedian Louis C.K. was apparently very frustrated with the Common Core inspired homework his children were charged with doing. To vent his frustration, he took to Twitter to give the world a glimpse of what he and his children were dealing with. My kids used to love math. Now it…
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National Dems abandon Wendy Davis’ sinking ship

Posted by  ▪  April 30, 2014

The campaign falls off the long-awaited cliff

National Dems abandon Wendy Davis’ sinking ship

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4/30/2014 at 12:15pm
On April 21, in light of the multitude of problems, I asked Is Wendy Davis’ campaign about to fall off a cliff? How much longer will out of state interests keep funneling money to Davis? With control of the U.S. Senate and various House seats on the line, will liberal activists keep spending good…
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Disillusionment of liberal Millennials may be Obama’s greatest legacy

Posted by  ▪  April 30, 2014

I can see November from the Harvard Millennials survey

Disillusionment of liberal Millennials may be Obama’s greatest legacy

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4/30/2014 at 10:56am
Low Midterm Turnout Likely, Conservatives More Enthusiastic, Harvard Youth Poll Finds A new national poll of America’s 18- to 29- year-olds by Harvard’s Institute of Politics (IOP), located at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, finds low expected participation for the midterm elections as less than one-in-four (23%) young Americans say they will…
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Ambush and execution is not “self-defense”

Posted by  ▪  April 30, 2014

Which is why I have not covered the Byron Smith home invasion “self-defense” case

Ambush and execution is not “self-defense”

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4/30/2014 at 10:20am
This will be a short post, and is intended to just briefly answer the question I’m often asked as to why I haven’t blogged about Byron Smith. I’ve had the question asked hundreds of times, and I’m going to defer now to a group response, and generate a source to which I…
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Egypt: 683 sentenced to death, including Muslim Brotherhood’s spiritual leader

Posted by  ▪  April 30, 2014

Egypt: 683 sentenced to death, including Muslim Brotherhood’s spiritual leader

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4/30/2014 at 8:30am
In Egypt, it looks like they have opted to go BIG: A judge in Egypt on Monday sentenced to death 683 alleged supporters of the country’s ousted Islamist president in the latest mass trial that included the Muslim Brotherhood’s spiritual leader, defense lawyers said. But in a surprise reversal, the same judge also…
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God, Guns and Family

Posted by  ▪  April 30, 2014

(and trucks)

God, Guns and Family

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4/30/2014 at 7:00am
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Merritt Landry home-defense shooting prosecution stalls

Posted by  ▪  April 29, 2014

Merritt Landry, charged with attempted 2nd degree murder in the shooting of Marshal Coulter, remains in limbo as the Grand Jury twice declines to take action on his case.

Merritt Landry home-defense shooting prosecution stalls

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4/29/2014 at 8:25pm
Following my update, posted yesterday, of upcoming self-defense trials for summer 2014, I received numerous inquiries about the Merritt Landry case. Landry, you may recall, confronted a dark figure in the small, enclosed fenced-in yard of his New Orleans home at 2AM.  Landry fired a single shot, striking the figure–who would turn…
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European Union adds 15 individuals to sanctions list amid Ukraine crisis

Posted by  ▪  April 29, 2014

European Union adds 15 individuals to sanctions list amid Ukraine crisis

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4/29/2014 at 6:01pm
The European Union has announced a new round of sanctions that target 15 individuals with a travel ban and assets freeze as the situation in eastern Ukraine has continued to escalate. From CNN: The European Union has imposed sanctions related to the crisis in Ukraine on another 15 people, bringing the total number…
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No takers on my debate challenge to Vassar pro-boycott faculty, but I’m still going

Posted by  ▪  April 29, 2014

The Case for Israel and Academic Freedom still will be made.

No takers on my debate challenge to Vassar pro-boycott faculty, but I’m still going

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4/29/2014 at 3:29pm
You may recall My debate challenge to Vassar pro-boycott faculty who signed an Open Letter defending the American Studies Association academic boycott of Israel: Any or all of the 39 Vassar faculty members are welcome to debate me. All I insist on is equal time cumulatively. If none of the 39 Vassar faculty…
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Rick Perry Has Last Laugh as Toyota Moves to Texas

Posted by  ▪  April 29, 2014

Rick Perry Has Last Laugh as Toyota Moves to Texas

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4/29/2014 at 1:45pm
Professor Jacobson just asked if a Toyota can get from California to Texas on single tank of gas? As a Californian, I would like to answer that question. First, you need to know that California Governor Jerry Brown recently said Rick Perry’s efforts to recruit businesses to Texas are “barely a fart.” So, if…
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Wikipedia Edit War over CNN legal analyst failure to pay Zimmerman debate wager

Posted by  ▪  April 29, 2014

CNN legal analyst Sunny Hostin lost a $100 bet to Andrew Branca about whether George Zimmerman was told not to leave his car, but hasn’t paid yet.

Wikipedia Edit War over CNN legal analyst failure to pay Zimmerman debate wager

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4/29/2014 at 12:08pm
Andrew Branca wrote the other day about his bet with CNN Legal Analyst Sunny Hostin, recorded on air at the Berkeley Law School Stand Your Ground debate, CNN analyst welches on bet after Andrew Branca wins “Stand-Your-Ground” Debate. The bet was over whether George Zimmerman was told not to leave his car w…
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The Obama Straw Man Doctrine

Posted by  ▪  April 29, 2014

The false choice between war and peace.

The Obama Straw Man Doctrine

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4/29/2014 at 10:50am
In Manila yesterday, Fox News’ Ed Henry asked President Obama to explain the Obama doctrine. As Obama faces increasing criticism from all sides regarding the efficacy of his foreign policy, he first scoffed at the question responding, “Well Ed, I doubt I’ll have time to lay out my entire foreign policy doctrine.” The…
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Destructive Generation: the cautionary tale of Fay Stender

Posted by  ▪  April 29, 2014

Destructive Generation: the cautionary tale of Fay Stender

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4/29/2014 at 9:10am
I’m recommending the book Destructive Generation: Second Thoughts About the Sixties by David Horowitz and Peter Collier. It’s a chilling document, especially because—unlike in 1989, when the book was first written—it’s become more and more clear that the left’s long Gramscian march through our institutions has been largely successful. The book’s first…
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