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New Year’s Eve Open

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 31, 2015 at 8:00pm 12/31/2015 at 8:00pm

Barring big breaking news, which unfortunately is a possibility tonight, this will be my and our last post of 2015.

This is the time each year I get a little weepy-eyed and reflective.

When I look back on the past year, there were some tough times. I think of Mandy often, and wish...

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10 most viewed Legal Insurrection posts in 2015

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at 7:05pm 12/30/2015 at 7:05pm

2015 was a decent year in terms of blog traffic. We were up over 1 million page views compared to 2014, to over 15 million for the year.

Based on Google Analytics, here were the ten post with the most page views during 2015:

1. Finally Obtained: David Gregory Arrest Warrant Affidavit, January...

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‘Twas the Blogger’s Night Before Christmas

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 8:30pm 12/24/2015 at 8:30pm

This small poetic effort of mine has become somewhat of a holiday tradition. Merry Christmas Eve to you all!

‘TWAS THE BLOGGER’S NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the ‘sphere
Bloggers were glad to see Christmas draw near.
Their laptops were turned off and all put away
The bloggers were...

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Shop Amazon.com

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 27, 2015 at 7:00am 11/27/2015 at 7:00am

Many of our readers will be shopping online starting on Black Friday (today) and Cyber Monday, through the end of the year.

You can use this link, the Amazon search box in the sidebar, any of the links on our Amazon Page, or click on the image below.

 
 
 

Legal Insurrection is hiring

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 20, 2015 at 7:00am 11/20/2015 at 7:00am

It’s with a mix of sadness for us (because she’s leaving) and happiness for her (because she found a great law job) that I report Amy Miller is leaving Legal Insurrection at the end of the month. I’ll have more to say about that when we throw her going away party, which...

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Legal Insurrection is 7 years old

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDwiurNm13s
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 7:30pm 10/17/2015 at 7:30pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDwiurNm13s

I can’t believe I missed Legal Insurrection’s 7th anniversary on October 12, 2015.

I even had the date on my calendar, but I’ve been so distracted lately I didn’t pay attention.

The lights were turned on here on

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Islamic Radicals Publish Hit List on Bloggers

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 25, 2015 at 10:00am 9/25/2015 at 10:00am

Islamists in Bangladesh have published a hit list of bloggers and writers which includes people in Europe and America. The image above is of people in Bangladesh protesting the murder of a blogger earlier this year.

Jethro Mullen of

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Advertising Networks Abuse Their Users

http://blog.pagefair.com/2015/ad-blocking-report/
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 14, 2015 at 9:05pm 9/14/2015 at 9:05pm
http://blog.pagefair.com/2015/ad-blocking-report/

[WAJ Note: Given the vigorous reader discussion about Ad Blockers, I asked Jason Boisvert, who has contacted me via Twitter in the past about auto-play issues, if we could repost his

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Big Internet Gets Bigger: NBC buys stakes in Vox and Buzzfeed

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 7:00pm 8/15/2015 at 7:00pm

Comcast subsidiary NBC Universal recently purchased large shares of Buzzfeed and Vox Media. NBC Universal, “owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks, and a suite of leading Internet-based businesses.”

With...

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You’re killing us – one ad block at a time (Update)

http://blog.pagefair.com/2015/ad-blocking-report/
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 5:30pm 8/11/2015 at 5:30pm
http://blog.pagefair.com/2015/ad-blocking-report/

Free content isn’t free to produce.

It costs money to produce. Even at a “blog” without layers of bureaucracy.

I understand the urge to adblock. There are many big conservative websites I just won’t visit anymore because I’m bombarded with pop-ups, pop-overs, pop-unders, and click pop-ups. And then there are auto-run video ads,...

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Housekeeping – User Accounts – Readers Take Note

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 11, 2015 at 7:00pm 5/11/2015 at 7:00pm

We need to do a little maintenance on our vast database of User accounts. It will happen overnight early in the morning (Eastern) of May 13.

You don’t need to register as a User (“Subscribe”) to read the website. You only need to register to comment or to use the Thumbs Up/Down...

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For the Honor and Glory of It All

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 7:30pm 5/3/2015 at 7:30pm

When I was drafting my post about the attack on two French Jews by a boycott movement gang, I saw on the Dashboard that we had reached our 15,000th published post.  That would be Aleister’s post, Clinton War Room Targets “Cash” Author.

Why do we do it?

We do it for the Honor...

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This “Not One Red Cent” blogger can fall in love with Marco Rubio again

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 9:00am 4/23/2015 at 9:00am

SHREVEPORT –About six years ago, in May 2009, I received an outraged email from Stacy McCain. He had just learned that the NRSC (National Republican Senatorial Committee) had endorsed Charlie Crist in the 2010 Florida Senate race fifteen months before the primary.

As you may recall, Mel Martinez was retiring and so...

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Death by Blogging

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 30, 2015 at 4:00pm 3/30/2015 at 4:00pm

Blogger Burnout” is a frequent joke around here.

But it’s true.

Andrew Sullivan quit blogging in late January 2015, as we reported at the time Breaking – Big Blogger Burns Out. Sullivan’s announcement focused mostly on a desire to change paths:

Why? Two reasons. The first is one I hope anyone can understand: although...

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Going Mobile

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 8:33pm 3/25/2015 at 8:33pm

We did it, we really did it.

After years of reader requests, nay demands, for a mobile phone template we did it.  It is NOT AN APP. Don’t ask me how you get the App.  You don’t need to download anything.

Apps are so three years ago.

It’s a full blown mobile tempate. Like...

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Breaking – Big Blogger Burns Out

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 3:15pm 1/28/2015 at 3:15pm

Blogger Burnout.

A frequent topic here, first visited on January 15, 2009, Add “Blogger Burnout” To The List Of Blogger Ailments. For those of you keeping track, that would be about 3 months after I started Legal Insurrection.

Three months! Even then I realized that being a blogger could be about the most...

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The year that was

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at 12:35pm 12/31/2014 at 12:35pm

This was a tough year.

We lost two of Legal Insurrection’s biggest fans, my in-laws, who after 68 years of marriage died a couple of months apart this summer. Our friend, reader, commenter and one-time photoshop “director” Patricia also lost her husband John.

We also lost two of our dogs in a...

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