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Suit against Wisconsin “John Doe” star chamber investigators can move forward

Posted by  ▪  April 9, 2014

Allegations that investigation targeting conservatives meant to freeze supporters of Scott Walker

We previously covered the Wisconsin “John Doe” investigation of conservative activists, and the lawsuit brought by Eric O’Keefe: Secret probe of conservatives makes Wisconsin ground zero in First Amendment war Big defeat for anti-conservative Wisconsin “John Doe” probe Wisconsin “John Doe” target goes on offense, threatens federal suit O’Keefe did file suit, and the defendants…
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6 votes, 4.33 avg. rating (87% score)
 
Andrew Branca Campbell Law School

Coalition to Stop Gun Violence objects to Andrew Branca speaking at Campbell U Law School (Update – UC Berkeley too)

Posted by  ▪  April 9, 2014

Zimmerman case outcome and the law of self-defense are tough to handle

Andrew Branca was invited by Campbell University Law School to speak on the issue for which he is best known, The Law of Self Defense. Here’s part of the press release announcing the visit: Nationally renowned self-defense expert Andrew Branca will speak at Campbell Law School next Tuesday, April 8 at noon in…
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Venezuela street protests

Venezuela Update: Violence, protests and … talks?

Posted by  ▪  April 9, 2014
Venezuela Update: Is the end of violence finally in sight after two months of deadly anti-government  protests? In February, I highlighted the Venezuela protests with depiction of protesters taking to the streets to fight against corruption in the government, high inflation, and a high murder rate. At least three people were confirmed to have been killed during anti-government protests by…
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2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (97% score)
 
Bumper Stickers - Virginia - McAuliffe

How long before I can call Virginia

Posted by  ▪  April 9, 2014
“the long suffering Commonwealth of Virginia under Gov. Terry McAuliffe”? Is it too soon? From Carolyn: Another fine submission from Alexandria, VA
4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (98% score)
 
Cornell SJP BDS Logo Divestment Resolution

ALERT: Sneak Passover Anti-Israel Divestment attack at Cornell

Posted by  ▪  April 8, 2014

Students for Justice in Palestine uses Passover holiday to put Jewish and pro-Israel groups at disadvantage

In a move reminiscent of the exploitation of the Yom Kippur Jewish holiday in 1973 to launch an attack on Israel, Cornell Students for Justice in Palestine has launched a last minute, sneak Divestment Resolution which is to come up for initial discussion on less than 48 hours notice this Thursday…
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6 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (81% score)
 
William Jacobson on The Ed Morrissey Show April 8 2014

On The Ed Morrissey Show talking Mozilla, the “bigot card” and boycotts

Posted by  ▪  April 8, 2014
I was pleased to appear on The Ed Morrissey Show this afternoon. Other guests were Andrew Malcolm, Veronique de Rugy, and Sean Noble. My segment starts at the 41 minute mark. We talked about the Mozilla and the anti-Israel academic boycott. Video streaming by Ustream (BTW, it’s true that the…
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3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (97% score)
 
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Russia issues warning against use of force on protesters in eastern Ukraine

Posted by  ▪  April 8, 2014
As Ukrainian authorities cracked down on pro-Russia protesters Tuesday after recent unrest that escalated over the weekend, Russia issued a warning against the use of force and also alleged that a private U.S. military contractor is assisting Ukraine. From the LA Times: Ukrainian riot police on Tuesday cleared a regional administration building and…
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http://youtu.be/bJ8roHIQAhs

Dartmouth grievance list designed to ensure MLK Jr.’s dream never comes true

Posted by  ▪  April 8, 2014

Identity politics in the service of “social justice” retribution and entitlement entrenchment

When I saw this segment on The O’Reilly Factor about student grievances at Dartmouth, I thought is was just more of the same. @JasonMattera I guess you haven’t been on a campus lately— Legal Insurrection (@LegInsurrection) April 8, 2014 Then I read the List (h/t The Other McCain). Wow. Read it for yourself at the…
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6 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (90% score)
 
http://youtu.be/-swcpDpAr20

Democratic campaign season built on a 100% lie

Posted by  ▪  April 8, 2014

Democrats are addicted to the 77% pay gap lie.

Democrats are going all in on the War on Women campaign theme once again, focused this time not on free contraception but on the claim that women make only 77% percent of what men make for comparable work. It is the centerpiece of the 2014 electoral campaign. Glenn Kessler, WaPo’s fact checker, noted…
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Gallup: Uninsured rate still higher than under BUSH

Posted by  ▪  April 8, 2014

Not the headline you’ll see in MSM

Stop the presses: the percentage of people without health insurance has dropped in the first quarter of 2014. But if a decline in the uninsured rate hadn’t occurred when Obamacare began, now that would have been a shock. After all, if you give Medicaid to a whole new group of people, offer…
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6 votes, 4.67 avg. rating (93% score)
 
Bumper Sticker - Walpole MA - Ben Franklin

Ungenuine

Posted by  ▪  April 8, 2014
Might apply to more than one of these bumper stickers. From Deb: I took this pic in a parking lot in Walpole MA. The irony in the inclusion of the Ben Franklin quote leaves me speechless.  This is someone completely unclear on the concept of freedom and security! The actual quote is: “They who would…
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6 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (98% score)
 
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So, was evisceration of Brendan Eich “a PR stunt … nothing but a PR stunt”?

Posted by  ▪  April 7, 2014

If people were played here, when does the boycott of OKCupid start?

A narrative is emerging that the entire Brendan Eich evisceration campaign was a public relations stunt by OKCupid.   That narrative is emerging from the left, based on facts uncovered by the right. Chuck Ross of The Daily Caller was the first to report that the founder of OKCupid, who also is the CEO…
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5 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (98% score)
 
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More regions of Ukraine to go to Russia?

Posted by  ▪  April 7, 2014

Ukraine Acting President accuses Russia of trying to dismember nation

Tensions continued to escalate in eastern Ukraine Monday on the heels of protests over the weekend in which pro-Russia protesters seized government buildings in several cities. From CNN: Ukraine’s acting president accused Russia on Monday of trying to “dismember” his country, warning that uprisings in three cities echoed the events leading to the…
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1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (95% score)
 
http://youtu.be/pbGXmspJv7Y

Santa Monica wrestling coach suspended for pinning (alleged) drug dealing student who swung at him

Posted by  ▪  April 7, 2014

Community rallies around Coach Mark Black

Santa Monica High School wrestling coach and science teacher Mark Black is seeing an outpouring of community support after a (alleged) drug dealing student picked a fight with Black, and lost. Coach Black pinned the student to the ground while help arrived. The incident was caught on cell phone video: The We Support Coach…
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7 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (98% score)