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McKinney Press Conference: the Good, Bad, and Ugly

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 7:00pm 6/10/2015 at 7:00pm

Earlier today Jane Bishkin, the attorney for Eric Casebolt, gave a brief news conference to provide context around the former police officer’s decision to resign yesterday. Here’s the video in its entirety.

In the process, Bishkin very cleverly won for Casebolt everything that could be salvaged, sacrificed nothing that had not already been lost,...

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McKinney Officer in Brawl Video Resigns

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at 6:27pm 6/9/2015 at 6:27pm

Not many details on this yet but it appears that McKinney police officer Eric Casebolt has resigned from the police department, as reported by ABC news and others sources.

Casebolt’s resignation was confirmed Tuesday by attorney Jane Bishkin, who told WFAA that the decision was made after a meeting with the department’s...

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Video Analysis: McKinney Brawl Another Rush to Misjudgment?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 8, 2015 at 9:15pm 6/8/2015 at 9:15pm

If you hadn’t already heard the internet roar, there is outrage brewing at the use-of-force by police in McKinney, Texas.

The biggest driver of outrage appears to be a ~13 minute cell phone video.

Here’s that video in its entirety, but I call out specific relevant portions below if you don’t want to sit through...

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FBI Arrests Ex-Marine Planning Christmas Day Terror Attack In San Francisco

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 23, 2017 at 1:30pm 12/23/2017 at 1:30pm
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The FBI arrested 26-year-old Everitt Aaron Jameson and charged him with providing material support to a foreign terrorist organization.  Jameson’s planned terror attack included setting off an explosive device on San Francisco’s Pier 39 on Christmas Day.

Jameson, a tow truck driver born in Modesto, California, was discharged from the Marine Corps...

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Campus Carry Now in Effect at Texas Community Colleges

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 14, 2017 at 10:30am 8/14/2017 at 10:30am

Campus carry at Texas community colleges went into effect at the beginning of this month. No problems so far.

From USA Today:

Campus carry comes, quietly, to Texas community colleges

A year after it was implemented at four-year universities,...

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Bill O’Reilly Out at Fox News

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 2:46pm 4/19/2017 at 2:46pm

A growing pile of sexual harassment allegations resulted in Bill O’Reilly’s departure from Fox News. Up through Tuesday night, O’Reilly’s spokesperson was assuring reporters he would return to the network April 24th.

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Judge Dismisses Civil Claims Against Texas AG Ken Paxton

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 5:30pm 3/2/2017 at 5:30pm

A year and a half ago, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton was arrested and charged with three counts of felony securities fraud violations, namely that he duped investors prior to being elected AG.

In 2015 we blogged:

Earlier, a grand jury handed down an indictment addressing Paxton’s July 2011 efforts to sell...

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No indictment in Sandra Bland jail death

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 5:30pm 12/22/2015 at 5:30pm

Various news agencies, including The New York Times, have reported today that there were no indictments issued by a Texas grand jury with respect to the in-custody death of Sand Bland.

By all appearances, Bland had hanged herself in her cell.

Bland was 28-years-old when she responded with anger and non-compliance after being lawfully...

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Texas AG Ken Paxton Indicted on Securities Fraud Charges

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 3, 2015 at 4:30pm 8/3/2015 at 4:30pm

Today, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton surrendered at the Collin County Jail to be arrested and booked on three counts of felony securities law violations. Earlier, a grand jury handed down an indictment addressing Paxton’s July 2011 efforts to sell stocks on behalf of a McKinney, Texas-based corporation while he was...

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Sandra Bland Arrest: Another Lesson in Non-Compliance

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 24, 2015 at 4:00pm 7/24/2015 at 4:00pm

So there’s another notable arrest in the news, that of black woman Sandra Bland by white Texas patrol officer, and thus we have yet another “teachable moment” in non-compliance to lawful police orders. (Note that I address here only Bland’s arrest–I’ve no particular insight into her death three days later while in custody.  Also, I...

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FBI Director: Charleston Shooting Not Terrorism

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 21, 2015 at 5:30pm 6/21/2015 at 5:30pm

The question of whether or not the Charleston shooting was an act of terrorism is an intriguing one.  Typically, we think of terrorism as it relates to clear terrorist attacks perpetrated by known terrorist groups like al Qaeda:  9/11, the Boston bombing, and the Fort Hood terrorist attack.  Or we think...

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LISTEN: AACONS’ Marie Stroughter on the Earl Hall Show

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 10:30am 6/13/2015 at 10:30am

If you enjoy our weekly dose of the AACONS podcast, you’re definitely going to want to listen to Marie Stroughter’s latest appearance on the Earl Hall Show on Blog Talk Radio.

In this episode, Marie and Earl sit down and hash out the cultural issues dominating...

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Another biased anti-Israel U.N. investigative committee formed

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 9:44am 8/12/2014 at 9:44am

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has decided that Israel’s self-defense needs to be investigated. (Note in the UN”s announcement the words “Hamas” and “rockets” are nowhere to be found.) After Operation Cast Lead the UNHRC picked a panel of four individuals, all of whom had prejudged Israel’s guilt. The...

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The Matthew Shepard anti-gay hate crime narrative may be all wrong

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 6:40pm 9/22/2013 at 6:40pm

There are few cultural icons whose life and death story carry the weight of Matthew Shepard.

The story is well-known. A young gay man in Laramie, Wyoming was lured from a bar by two strangers who took him to a remote area and brutally beat him because of hatred of gays, leaving...

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Zimmerman Trial Day 5 – Analysis & Video – State’s own witnesses undercut theory of guilt

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 28, 2013 at 8:41pm 6/28/2013 at 8:41pm

Today saw the State move through another seven of their witnesses, although as has seemed the pattern this first week of trial, the defense more so than the State appeared to benefit from their testimony.

Among these two were most notable–Jonathan Good, who was a resident of Twin Lakes who observed much...

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Shame on Fordham

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 26, 2012 at 11:55am 11/26/2012 at 11:55am

On Thursday afternoon, November 8, 2012, a Facebook event page went live announcing that the Fordham College Republicans were bringing Ann Coulter to speak at the university.

By late the next afternoon the event was canceled, after a wild and threatening liberal reaction which worried both the University and the Fordham Republicans, and...

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People Died, Obama Lied

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 5:15pm 10/10/2012 at 5:15pm

In yet another story that you won’t find in the New York Times, Charlie Spiering in the Washington Examiner reported that Hillary Clinton was scheduled to meet President Obama at the White House today “as more damaging details about the terrorist attack against a United...

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