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Supreme Court allows Texas Voter ID law

Posted by  ▪  October 18, 2014

Massive victory for Voter ID.

AP reports via HuffPo: The Supreme Court said Saturday that Texas can use its controversial new voter identification law for the November election. A majority of the justices rejected an emergency request from the Justice Department and civil rights groups to prohibit the state from requiring voters to produce certain forms of photo…
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GOTV: Pew finds likely voters not likely to change allegiance

Posted by  ▪  October 18, 2014

Focus on independents, emphasize straight ticket voting.

A new data dump from Pew Research suggests that political campaigns might want to abandon any last-ditch efforts to change minds prior to this year’s midterm elections. A continuous panel survey of 3,154 adults showed that this years likely voter demographic is more polarized than the average American. This polarization also affects…
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Cover Up Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  October 18, 2014

Your weekly dispatch from the crazy world of higher education.

When some College Democrats recently campaigned for Alison Grimes in Kentucky, they learned there are certain things you just don’t talk about. College Democrats Campaigning for Alison Grimes in Kentucky Cover Up Obama Shirts (Jump ahead to 2:00 for “cover up” discussion) The new campus consent laws continue to stir controversy. Proponent of Affirmative Consent…
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New #Ferguson: “forensic evidence … lent credence to Officer Wilson’s version of events”

Posted by  ▪  October 17, 2014

NY Times reports: “Officer Wilson appeared for four hours before a St. Louis County grand jury” to tell his side of story.

A breaking New York Times report sheds new light on Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson’s mortal encounter with local Michael Brown. The police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., two months ago has told investigators that he was pinned in his vehicle and in fear for his life as he struggled…
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FIRE shreds Ezra Klein and denial of due process to college men

Posted by  ▪  October 17, 2014

Where would Ezra Klein be now if he had been subjected to the kangaroo courts he thinks appropriate for others?

WAJ: This is a guest post by Robert L. Shibley, Senior Vice President of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE). As “Yes Means Yes” mania sweeps across college campuses, and the lives of innocent men falsely accused are ruined in a witch hunt atmosphere, the FIRE once again is…
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U.S. Military Commander: Not so fast on defeating ISIS

Posted by  ▪  October 17, 2014

“The campaign to destroy ISIL will take time and there will be occasional setbacks along the way.”

The U.S. Military is on a mission to manage expectations regarding the fight against ISIS in Iraq and Syria. Army Gen. Lloyd Austin, commander of U.S. military operations against Islamic State, gave an update at the Pentagon about the military campaign in Iraq, and emphasized that while U.S. forces have made gains…
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Obama Ebola Czar is Dem political operative Ron Klain

Posted by  ▪  October 17, 2014

It’s the politics, stupid.

Hey, that’ll work: President Obama has asked Ron Klain, who served as chief of staff to both Vice President Biden and former vice president Al Gore, as his Ebola response coordinator, according to a White House official. “He will report directly to the president’s homeland security adviser, Lisa Monaco, and the president’s national…
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I have no idea what #GamerGate is

Posted by  ▪  October 17, 2014

Did I miss something?

I’ve seen people writing and tweeting about #GamerGate. I have no idea what that is, still. Looks like it has something to do with Gamers and Liberal Feminists (image below of Christina Hoff Sommers, who has confronted liberal feminists herself): Why @CHSommers is #GamerGate’s based mom. :) pic.twitter.com/fX3ituRvLJ— Mephistopheles (@myfist0) October 17, 2014 I received…
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“Loud Music” Killer Sentenced to Life Without Parole

Posted by  ▪  October 17, 2014

Dunn’s narrative of self-defense was ineffective in light of flight from the scene and total absence of corroborating evidence.

In breaking news CNN reports that Michael Dunn, the Florida man who fired multiple rounds at four black teenagers in an SUV after an argument about their loud music, has been sentenced to life without parole.  One of those four teenagers, Jordan Davis, was mortally wounded.  Dunn had argued self-defense as…
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Judge orders jurors protected from pro-Palestinian activists

Posted by  ▪  October 17, 2014

Upcoming trial of convicted terrorist Rasmieh Odeh on falsely filling out naturalization application gets heated.

The trial of Rasmieh Odeh, an American citizen of Palestinian descent convicted in Israel decades ago of involvement in a terrorist group (the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine) that bombed a supermarket, starts next in two weeks. Odeh now denies involvement, claiming she was tortured and sexually humiliated into confessing…
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Hillary jabs Mitt

Posted by  ▪  October 17, 2014

Might she be running for something?

At a recent appearance in Detroit, a city which is falling apart at the seams after decades of Democratic Party rule, Ms. Clinton stuck up for the Obama administration’s auto industry bailouts while making an underhanded jab at Mitt Romney. Dan Merica of CNN reported: Hillary Clinton subtly swipes at Mitt Romney over…
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AACONS Interviews Robert Rector and Dr. Alveda King

Posted by  ▪  October 17, 2014

Robert Rector talks about the welfare state, and Dr. King discusses building strong communities.

[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 now is posting its weekly podcasts at Legal Insurrection.] Robert Rector, a leading authority on poverty, welfare programs and immigration in America for three decades, is…
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Thanks Deadspin!

Posted by  ▪  October 16, 2014

Botched takedown of Cory Gardner helps Cory Gardner.

Deadspin, which is part of Gawker Media, ran a story yesterday that Cory Garnder, the Republican running for Senate in Colorado who is ahead in the polls, had faked his high school football career. It was game over according to the cheerleading section on Twitter. Wow. RT @AdamWeinstein: Ah ha ha ha ha…
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“Rape Culture” Justice: Better 10 Innocent Men Suffer, Than 1 Guilty Man Escape

Posted by  ▪  October 16, 2014

“Yes Means Yes” doesn’t empower women — it empowers “rape culture” propagandists

I’ve written previously about California’s new “Yes Means Yes” law, which codifies a strict definition of “affirmative consent” as it applies to students on college campuses. It’s a terrible bill, but some liberals are touting its absolute failure to address any real problems as its greatest achievement. A group of professors at…
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Ebola Panic: Obama signs Executive Order authorizing Reserves call up

Posted by  ▪  October 16, 2014

“it is necessary to augment the active Armed Forces of the United States for the effective conduct of Operation United Assistance”

S–t just got real. Breaking: Obama signs executive order authorizing DOD to call up selected reserve and ready reserve for Ebola response— Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) October 16, 2014 The call up will assist the military force fighting Ebola as part of Operation United Assistance. The Executive Order appears to be part of sending the…
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Fundraising emails: The Ebola of your Inbox

Posted by  ▪  October 16, 2014

Jon Stewart hilariously calls out overzealous Democratic campaign emails

If you’re reading this blog, you’re probably experiencing an email inbox inundated with desperate campaign asks. The worst offender this election season is without a doubt the DCCC (Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee). So far, I’ve received emails from Nancy Pelosi, Joe Biden, and even the President himself this midterm cycle. The dramatics and…
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Houston Mayor uses lawfare against local churches

Posted by  ▪  October 16, 2014

Looks like political vindictiveness after opposition to rights ordinance backed by Mayor.

Houston’s summer was marred by a battle over religious liberties and overreaching government. Sparring over a city ordinance that would force businesses, among other things, to allow transgendered clientele the use of opposite sex restrooms or risk discrimination suits, Bayou City area clergy and the government aren’t exactly on the best of terms. Rather…
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