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VERDICT WATCH: Initial Jury deadlock in police shooting of Walter Scott (Update: resume deliberations Monday)

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2016

One holdout juror for not guilty.

VERDICT WATCH: Initial Jury deadlock in police shooting of Walter Scott (Update: resume deliberations Monday)

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12/2/2016 at 5:35pm
You may recall the shooting killing of Walter Scott by police officer Michael Slager. Video showing Slager shooting Scott in the back as he ran away went viral. Slager testified in his own defense at the trial. His basic defense was that he acted reasonably given the high stress situation: The April 4, 2015,…
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That Time Donald Trump Was in a McDonald’s Commercial

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2016

“Together Grimace, we could own this town.”

That Time Donald Trump Was in a McDonald’s Commercial

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12/2/2016 at 4:30pm
“It’s amazing. A Big and Tasty for just a dollar? How do you do it? What’s your secret?” Trump asked Grimace… While internetting, I came across a McDonald’s ad from 2002, featuring President-elect Trump. There are several renditions of the ad, all equally as entertaining: Follow Kemberlee on Twitter @kemberleekaye
 
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WISCONSIN HELD HOSTAGE — Recount Day 2

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2016

Pro-trump Super PACS file suit to stop the recount

WISCONSIN HELD HOSTAGE — Recount Day 2

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12/2/2016 at 4:00pm
If you’re just joining the Wisconsin recount fiasco, see here and here. Friday, two pro-Trump super PACs filed a law suit alleging the Wisconsin recount is unconstitutional because not all ballots are treated equally. The suit also expresses concern about the possible forfeiter of Wisconsin’s ten electoral votes should the recount proceed. From…
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Ohio State Attacker Was Taking Class About Microaggressions

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2016

You couldn’t make this up.

Ohio State Attacker Was Taking Class About Microaggressions

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12/2/2016 at 3:00pm
I don’t wish to be snarky because this is obviously a very serious subject but wow. If you made this up, no one would believe it. Reason reports: Ohio State Knife Attacker Abdul Artan Was Taking a Class About Microaggressions Before he was shot dead while attempting to murder a bunch of people with…
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Hillary Team Once Again Blames Everyone For Her Loss

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2016

It is NEVER Hillary’s fault.

Hillary Team Once Again Blames Everyone For Her Loss

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12/2/2016 at 2:30pm
Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government holds a forum with the presidential campaign teams every four years after the election. This year provided more entertainment than usual as Hillary Clinton’s team once again melted down and blamed everyone for her loss…everyone except her. The prime suspects in Hillary’s team’s eyes? FBI Director…
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Keith Ellison blames “right-wing smear campaign” for his Farrakhan and Israel controversies

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2016

Following the Clinton playbook on how to deflect inconvenient facts.

Keith Ellison blames “right-wing smear campaign” for his Farrakhan and Israel controversies

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12/2/2016 at 1:00pm
Legal Insurrection readers have known for weeks about the controversial past of Keith Ellison, including support for Louis Farrakhan, being the go-to Congressman for anti-Israel groups, and statements suggesting it made no sense to base Mideast policy around Israel: Top Dems rally around radical Keith Ellison for DNC Chair Keith Ellison’s…
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Student Newspapers Face Increasing Censorship From University Administrators

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2016

Administrators don’t like being the subject of news.

Student Newspapers Face Increasing Censorship From University Administrators

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12/2/2016 at 12:00pm
It is amazing that America’s institutions of higher education have so many issues with free speech. Inside Higher Ed reports: Student Press Under Pressure Student news organizations face threats of censorship and intimidation from university administrators, sometimes in the form of budget cuts in the wake of unflattering articles and sometimes with the firings…
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CNN’s Camerota Suggests Trump Used ‘Threat’ to Get Carrier Deal

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2016

Wouldn’t Want Nuthin’ to Happen to Your Little Company There

CNN’s Camerota Suggests Trump Used ‘Threat’ to Get Carrier Deal

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12/2/2016 at 11:30am
Nice little company you got there. Wouldn’t want to see nuthin’ happen to it . . . CNN’s Alisyn Camerota suggested this morning that Donald Trump used a “threat” against United Technologies to get its Carrier subsidiary to agree to keep manufacturing jobs in Indiana. Even the Indianapolis Star reporter who had…
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PHOTO: Tennessee Firemen Take First Nap Since Fighting Wildfires

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2016

First sleep in 36 hours!

PHOTO: Tennessee Firemen Take First Nap Since Fighting Wildfires

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12/2/2016 at 10:30am
Fireman Adam Scott Momberger took a photo of the firefighters finally catching a nap since they started battling the fires across Tennessee. The fires have killed seven people, injured 53 people, and destroyed 700 homes. Huge rainstorms helped the firefighters on Wednesday, but now they face “some rock and mudslides.” As Leslie noted,…
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TX Gov. Abbott to Cut Funding to State Colleges Which Offer Sanctuary

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2016

Hard ball.

TX Gov. Abbott to Cut Funding to State Colleges Which Offer Sanctuary

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12/2/2016 at 10:00am
There is a mad rush among progressive academics to institute “sanctuary campus” polices which will harbor illegal immigrants much in the same way as sanctuary cities. It’s largely due to Trump’s stunning election victory and the left is trying to make it happen before the President Elect is sworn in. Meanwhile, opponents…
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Georgetown U. Event Promotes Bill Forcing Taxpayer-Funded Abortions

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2016

“every guest speaker’s ties to abortion advocacy was documented”

Georgetown U. Event Promotes Bill Forcing Taxpayer-Funded Abortions

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12/2/2016 at 9:00am
Georgetown is technically a Catholic school. How is this even possible? Life News reports: Georgetown University Event Promotes Bill Forcing Taxpayer-Funded Abortions Among the many morally objectionable presentations made at a recent abortion advocacy symposium that took place at Georgetown University was the final address of the day, which was dedicated to rallying support…
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Virginia School System Suspends ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ ‘Huckleberry Finn’ Over Racial Slurs

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2016

Censorship.

Virginia School System Suspends ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ ‘Huckleberry Finn’ Over Racial Slurs

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12/2/2016 at 8:30am
The Accomack County Public Schools in Virginia has suspended the classics To Kill A Mockingbird and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn over racial slurs after a parent filed a complaint: “I keep hearing, ‘This is a classic, This is a classic,’ … I understand this is a literature classic. But at some point,…
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Buzz Aldrin Safely Removed From South Pole

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2016

The astronaut became sick on his trip

Buzz Aldrin Safely Removed From South Pole

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12/2/2016 at 7:30am
Medial officials have evacuated American astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, from the South Pole after he became sick on a trip to Antartica: The 86-year-old Aldrin arrived at a hospital in Christchurch, New Zealand early Friday morning local time. According to a statement from the tour…
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Branco Cartoon – Money For Nothing

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2016

What a load

Branco Cartoon – Money For Nothing

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12/2/2016 at 7:00am
Note: You may reprint this cartoon provided you link back to this source. For more A.F.Branco cartoons at Legal Insurrection click here.
 
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White House Pressuring Cuba to Make Deals With GE, Google

Posted by  ▪  December 1, 2016

This will not help the Cuban people.

White House Pressuring Cuba to Make Deals With GE, Google

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12/1/2016 at 8:00pm
With President-elect Donald Trump a month away from taking the White House, President Barack Obama’s administration has put pressure on Cuba’s regime to make deals with GE and Google for the companies to operate on the island: White House officials are unsure how Mr. Trump, the president-elect, will approach Mr. Obama’s Cuba…
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Beaver Caught Christmas Shopping at Maryland Store

Posted by  ▪  December 1, 2016

Ready for a Woodland Critter Christmas!

Beaver Caught Christmas Shopping at Maryland Store

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12/1/2016 at 6:30pm
A beaver snuck into a local dollar store in Charlotte Hall, Maryland, apparently trying to find the best Christmas decorations: According to the St. Mary’s County Sheriff Office, the beaver strolled right in through the front door and began tearing up a slew of discounted decor — but witnesses said the animal…
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RACIST LINGERIE? Cosmopolitan Lashes Out at Victoria’s Secret

Posted by  ▪  December 1, 2016

EVERYTHING IS RACIST!

RACIST LINGERIE? Cosmopolitan Lashes Out at Victoria’s Secret

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12/1/2016 at 6:05pm
Cosmopolitan writer Helin Jung wrote that Victoria’s Secret has developed racist lingerie for its annual fashion show. Yes, apparently lingerie can be racist: None of that even sounds nice, but if it does, don’t let yourself be hoodwinked by Victoria’s Secret’s brazen attempt to re-label what is clearly cultural appropriation by turning…
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