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Three-fingered response

Posted by  ▪  June 20, 2014

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Some Palestinians have celebrated the kidnapping of three Israeli teenagers by holding up three fingers, among other celebratory imagery like three rats hanging from a pole. In response, an IDF Arabic language spokesman tweeted out his own three finger salute. Elder of Ziyon blog, an invaluable resource on the Middle East, explains: The IDF’s…
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Will flood of false flag PAC ads doom conservative in #NY22?

Posted by  ▪  June 19, 2014

Is any national conservative or Tea Party help on the way?

Last Sunday night we called attention to the flood of PAC advertising on behalf of incumbent Republican Richard Hanna in the safe-Republican NY-22 district. The Republican primary is June 24. There is no Democratic candidate, because the district was considered so safe Republican. The PAC ads are “false flags” because they present…
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Gov. Rick Perry: We’ll defend the border because the feds won’t

Posted by  ▪  June 19, 2014

Texas defends itself against illegal immigrants and Obama

The federal government of the United States has jurisdiction over the border problem but is doing nothing to stop it and might in fact be encouraging it. So the state of Texas announces that it will take action: Texas’ top three leaders, Governor Rick Perry, Lt. Governor David Dewhurst, and House Speaker Joe…
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IRS: The Dog also ate Lois Lerner’s Hard Drive

Posted by  ▪  June 19, 2014

The cover up is becoming almost as bad as the crime.

The plot seems to thicken every day now on the infamous “missing emails” from IRS manager Lois Lerner. So only did Lerner’s emails disappear in an alleged “computer crash,” but so did six other IRS officials at the center of the IRS targeting scandal. Now comes news that the…
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Media Malpractice – Report false criminal accusations against Walker, but not contrary judicial rulings

Posted by  ▪  June 19, 2014

Multiple judges have found there was no crime even if what prosecutors claim was true. (Update – Walker interview added)

The big breaking news in the “John Doe” anti-Conservative Wisconsin investigation is that the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals released previously sealed court exhibits detailing accusations made at the time the Wisconsin prosecutors commenced the proceeding. So you get screaming headlines such as these: What is not being reported, is that multiple judges…
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Obama: Up to 300 military advisors to Iraq

Posted by  ▪  June 19, 2014
In a press conference today, President Obama announced that the U.S. was relocating some personnel out of Iraq, and sending reinforcements for the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad. Obama also stated that there would be increased monitoring and surveillance of ISIL insurgents, and increased military support for Iraq, including joint operations centers in Baghdad. Additional equipment also…
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Upcoming school district primaries reflect Common Core’s growing stigma

Posted by  ▪  June 19, 2014

All politics is local.

On June 24th of next week, 16 school district primaries will be held in Maryland and Utah, with 152 candidates vying for 44 seats. Alpine School District, the largest school district in Utah, has provided a glimpse into assessing the damage that support for Common Core State Standards–and in this case, alleged misconduct…
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2014 FIU Cuba Poll

Poll finding Cuban-Americans favor ending embargo called into question

Posted by  ▪  June 19, 2014

Numbers called into question, as well as ideological sponsors.

A poll released this week suggests that a majority of Cuban-Americans living in Miami favor ending the Cuban trade embargo. A finer reading calls those results into question. The poll, conducted by Florida International University (FIU) professors Guillermo J. Grenier and Hugh Gladwin for the Cuban Research Initiative, finds that 52% of…
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch dumps George Will for speaking uncomfortably about campus victimhood

Posted by  ▪  June 19, 2014

George Will experiences the Shut Up Culture.

Some privileges are permissible topics for discussion on campus and in the media. For example, White Privilege is the obsession of some faculty and students. George Will pointed out that there is another privilege on campuses — false or contrived claims of victim status.  Will did not argue that real victims, be it of…
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Branco Cartoon – Delay of Game

Posted by  ▪  June 19, 2014
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Makin’ me wonder

Posted by  ▪  June 19, 2014
what this window sticker means. Spotted it in the parking garage at Syracuse Airport on my return yesterday from Los Angeles.
 
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Hillary’s ‘Hard Choices’ Lightning Round

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2014

The topic of hard choices may have come up a few times in Clinton’s town hall interview on CNN.

We posted earlier here at Legal Insurrection about Hillary Clinton’s Tuesday evening FOX News interview. Clinton also sat down Tuesday for a Town Hall interview that aired on CNN, as she has been making the rounds to promote her new book, “Hard Choices.” The folks at Digitas Daily compiled a supercut video with…
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A birds-eye view of Professor Jacobson’s Case for Israel and Academic Freedom

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2014

In visit to Los Angeles, inspiring others to continue to fight for real academic freedom.

A little over five years ago I started reading Legal Insurrection, and nearly two years ago I was privileged to become a contributor. So, I was thrilled to finally be able to meet Bill Jacobson in person last night when he made The Case for Israel and Academic Freedom. The talk…
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George W. Bush 2007: Pulling all troops from Iraq will risk throwing away gains

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2014
No, George Bush hasn’t actually commented on present events in Iraq, probably because he doesn’t believe it’s helpful for ex-presidents to criticize their successors. But he already described the situation back in 2007, when he gave a speech explaining why he was vetoing a bill passed by the Democratic Congress which would…
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Hillary Clinton Fox News interview analysis: Benghazi, Bergdahl, more

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2014

Clinton on initial reports after Benghazi attack: “This was the fog of war”

Hillary Clinton joined FOX News’ Bret Baier and Greta Van Susteren Tuesday evening for a much anticipated interview, where the former Secretary of State answered questions on a number of topics – Benghazi, the controversial swap of Sgt. Bergdahl for the Taliban five, the IRS scandal, and a wide range of other…
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IRS: More dogs ate more emails than previously thought

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2014

More emails “lost” from Lerner’s IRS colleagues during crucial period of Congressional scrutiny

On Tuesday, House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp dropped another bombshell into the simmering IRS-targeting-conservatives scandal. This new information comes on the heels of Friday’s announcement by Camp that the IRS had only “lost” Lois Lerner’s emails. Lerner is at the center of the IRS scandal and potential…
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Israel Rearresting Terrorists Released in Prior Exchange #BringBackOurBoys #EyalGiladNaftali

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2014

Israeli Arab teen threatened for supporting kidnapped teens

Last Thursday night, three Israeli teenagers Eyal Yifrach, Gil-ad Schaar and Naftali Fraenkel were abducted setting off a massive manhunt for the three and their captors. Israel has mobilized its reserve units to assist in the search. Palestinian society is showing support … for the kidnappers. The Jerusalem Post reports: Prime Minister Binyamin…
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