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Martha Robertson, under fundraising cloud, named to “Red to Blue” list in NY-23

Posted by  ▪  March 3, 2014

Democrats are putting a lot of eggs in Robertson’s basket.

Martha Robertson, under fundraising cloud, named to “Red to Blue” list in NY-23

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3/3/2014 at 8:54pm
Martha Robertson’s fundraising cloud just won’t go away in her challenge to Republican Tom Reed in NY-23. Robertson raised funds based on the claim that GOP operatives were caught trying to take down her website during a critical fundraising period. She never has come forward with any proof, and broke her promise…
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Hobby Lobby also argues its case in social media

Posted by  ▪  March 3, 2014

Hobby Lobby using 21st Century tech to defend Biblical principles

Hobby Lobby also argues its case in social media

http://youtu.be/empZxxB19nU
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3/3/2014 at 5:15pm
You may have heard about the upcoming Supreme Court case of Sebellius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. On November 26, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores Inc., a case arising out of commitment of the Green family, the sole owners of Hobby Lobby S…
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Obama meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Posted by  ▪  March 3, 2014

How does warm press conference mesh with Obama’s warnings yesterday?

Obama meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

http://youtu.be/kNHR1tcDfpU
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3/3/2014 at 3:24pm
President Obama has been meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today. From the Washington Post: Seeking to salvage an elusive Middle East peace plan, President Barack Obama pressed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Monday to make the “tough decisions” needed to move forward on talks with the Palestinians.But facing a U.S.-imposed April…
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Branco Cartoon – Armed Forces

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Branco Cartoon – Armed Forces

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3/3/2014 at 11:31am
Note: You may reprint this cartoon provided you link back to this source.  To see more Legal Insurrection Branco cartoons, click here. Branco’s page is Cartoonist A.F.Branco
 

US Sup Ct refuses to hear Romeike homeschooling case

Posted by  ▪  March 3, 2014

Family faces deportation to Germany, where they risk fines, imprisonment and loss of children for homeschooling.

US Sup Ct refuses to hear Romeike homeschooling case

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3/3/2014 at 9:49am
In an Orders list just released, the US Supreme Court has refused to grant certiorari to the petition filed by the Romeike family seeking asylum because of persecution of homeschoolers in Germany. The result is that the family faces deportation back to Germany, where they will risk fines, imprisonment, and loss of…
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Where have you gone, Daniel Patrick Moynihan

Posted by  ▪  March 3, 2014

Israel supporters turn their lonely eyes to you

Where have you gone, Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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3/3/2014 at 8:47am
Israel has been under international pressure for its entire existence. That pressure was worse in the past than it likely ever will be again. The threats from the international union of thugs, tin pot dictators, and anti-Semites, also known as the U.N. General Assembly, even went so far in 1975 to…
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Your News Media

Posted by  ▪  March 3, 2014

Your News Media

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3/3/2014 at 7:00am
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http://www.mytwintiers.com/story/d/story/tompkins-co-gop-files-complaint-with-board-of-elec/20531/bB0vDE7ax0yNGKwMsaNQMQ

False fundraising solicitation dogs Dem hopeful in NY-23

Posted by  ▪  March 2, 2014

Martha Robertson still not coming clean over claim GOP operatives were caught hacking her website.

False fundraising solicitation dogs Dem hopeful in NY-23

http://www.mytwintiers.com/story/d/story/tompkins-co-gop-files-complaint-with-board-of-elec/20531/bB0vDE7ax0yNGKwMsaNQMQ
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3/2/2014 at 8:28pm
In early October, 2013, Legal Insurrection broke the story of a claim by Martha Robertson, the Emily’s List-backed Democratic challenger in NY-23, that GOP operatives were caught trying to take down her website during a crucial fundraising period last fall. The District is a key priority for both parties, and money is…
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Obama threatens Israel on eve of Netanyahu visit

Posted by  ▪  March 2, 2014

Follows up on John Kerry’s threat so stand aside and leave Israel to the international mob.

Obama threatens Israel on eve of Netanyahu visit

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3/2/2014 at 6:45pm
Jeffrey Goldberg has carved out what for a journalist covering the Middle East is an enviable niche — vigorously pro-Israel yet not anti-Obama. When Bibi Netanyahu lectured Obama on the Middle East in a White House press conference in 2011, Goldberg leapt to Obama’s defense with the following declaration: Dear Mr. Netanyahu, Please…
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Lois Lerner: Still taking the 5th?

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Lois Lerner: Still taking the 5th?

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3/2/2014 at 5:12pm
An attorney for Lois Lerner says the former Internal Revenue Service official still intends to continue to assert her Fifth Amendment rights before the House Oversight committee, despite earlier claims from a top GOP lawmaker Sunday that she would testify this week. Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), chairman of the House Committee on…
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Closed NYU anti-Israel conference goes off without a hitch, or a dissenting voice

Posted by  ▪  March 2, 2014

Academic vibrancy in boycott lingo means freedom from criticism.

Closed NYU anti-Israel conference goes off without a hitch, or a dissenting voice

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3/2/2014 at 3:24pm
Friday and Saturday was the super-secret, closed-door BDS organizing conference held by NYU’s American Studies Department under the direction of Lisa Duggan, an NYU Prof. and incoming President of the American Studies Association. Duggan, a big supporter of the anti-Israel academic boycott, apparently did not want dissenting voices present: The agenda was stacked…
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Obamacare rollout: Even deep blue states in deep trouble

Posted by  ▪  March 2, 2014

Maryland’s problems are a microcosm of the issues we all saw with the rollout of healthcare.gov

Obamacare rollout: Even deep blue states in deep trouble

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3/2/2014 at 1:00pm
Deep blue Maryland was quick to accept the federal dollars offered for Medicaid expansion as a result of the passage of Obamacare. It has become a common theme among Democrats to blame the failures of Obamacare on Republican unwillingness to accept the law. It seems, however, that even the most ardent supporters…
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#BDSfail – 8 people show up for Sussex “Israeli Apartheid Week” march

Posted by  ▪  March 2, 2014

#BDSfail – 8 people show up for Sussex “Israeli Apartheid Week” march

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3/2/2014 at 11:00am
Laurel will have more later on how Israeli Apartheid Week on U.S. campuses appears to have withered this year. This nasty hate fest, that in past years has generated a lot of energy and publicity, has passed largely unnoticed in the U.S. There have been some events, but mostly the wind…
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Hurts so bad that Palin was right and Obama-Media Industrial Complex wrong

Posted by  ▪  March 2, 2014

For Politico and others, “sorry” seems to be the hardest word.

Hurts so bad that Palin was right and Obama-Media Industrial Complex wrong

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3/2/2014 at 9:25am
Please see Mandy for more coverage of the crisis here. As Brian and Neo have previously posted, during the 2012 campaign Mitt Romney was mocked by President Obama and his cheerleaders for highlighting the Russian threat to American interests. Romney wasn’t the first Republican mocked for suggesting that Obama wasn’t ready or willing…
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Knife attack at Chinese train station leaves dozens dead

Posted by  ▪  March 2, 2014

Knife attack at Chinese train station leaves dozens dead

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3/2/2014 at 7:30am
At least 29 people were killed Saturday after assailants wielding knives stormed a train station in southwestern China, in what has been described as “an organized, premeditated violent terrorist attack.” From the Associated Press via ABC News: More than 10 assailants slashed scores of people with knives at a train station in southern…
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What and who Andrew Breitbart faced

Posted by  ▪  March 1, 2014

Saturday Night Card Game — It’s no coincidence that the Israel haters also hate us.

What and who Andrew Breitbart faced

http://youtu.be/y5TOJt6YmQg
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3/1/2014 at 7:05pm
On this second anniversary of Andrew Breitbart’s death, Legal Insurrection and others are remembering Andrew. Some of Andrew’s enemies in life, however, continue their efforts in his death. I seriously thought about not calling attention to such people, but that would be a cop out. At the Breitbart Awards in Providence in 2012,…
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Showdown with Putin: who’s afraid of Obama?

Posted by  ▪  March 1, 2014

Showdown with Putin: who’s afraid of Obama?

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3/1/2014 at 4:00pm
NOTE: for previous coverage of the situation in Ukraine/Crimea, you can follow this live coverage post. Putin is no doubt quaking in his boots at this warning issued by President Obama: “We are now deeply concerned by reports of military movements taken by the Russian Federation inside of Ukraine,” Obama said in a…
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