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Due Process Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 8:15am 8/23/2014 at 8:15am

There was some good news this week.

And there was some bad news this week.

There was also some predictable news this week.

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16 Year Old Arrested for Writing About Killing a Dinosaur for School Project

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Posted by    Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 7:00am 8/23/2014 at 7:00am

Legal Insurrection has covered the new zero tolerance policies in American schools before, but this is a case you may have missed last week.

Sixteen year old Alex Stone of Virginia was given a writing assignment on the second day of school. When he wrote an obviously fictional account of killing his...

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Fox and Comcast PACS play fair and balanced in political contributions

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Posted by    Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 4:03pm 8/17/2014 at 4:03pm

I wasn’t aware that 21st Century Fox, the parent company of Fox News, has its own PAC. I was even more surprised to learn that the Fox PAC gives lots of money to Democrats.

Colby Itkowitz of the Washington Post reported:

Fair and balanced: Fox PAC supports Democrats, too

Fair and balanced after all?

21st...

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The curious case of the missing D

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Posted by    Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 2:00pm 8/17/2014 at 2:00pm

Brent Bozell of the Media Research Center appeared on Newsmax TV’s Steve Malzberg Show this weekend to discuss the media’s habit of dropping a politician’s party affiliation in scandals that involve Democrats.

As Bozell correctly points out, the media never fails to mention party affiliation in any b...

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U.S. helping build border fence … in Ukraine

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Posted by    Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 1:58pm 8/16/2014 at 1:58pm
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The recent flood of illegal immigrants across the southern border has caused many Americans to wonder why our country is seemingly incapable of border security.

A fence is in place in some areas while others are completely open. With that in mind, many Americans will be surprised to learn that the State...

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Robin Williams Wasn’t the Only Recent Suicide

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Posted by    Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 12:15pm 8/16/2014 at 12:15pm

In the wake of the tragic suicide of actor Robin Williams, Bill Whittle reminds us that suicide is rampant among members of our armed forces.

Whittle goes out of his way to emphasize that he means no disrespect to the memory of Robin Williams or his family but the number of military...

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Nineteen Eighty-Four Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 8:15am 8/16/2014 at 8:15am

Big Brother really is watching.

History is rewritten by the Ministry of Truth.

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Hillary’s George Bush is Obama

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Posted by    Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 5:00pm 8/10/2014 at 5:00pm

If Hillary Clinton runs for president in 2016, will she pull an Obama, and blame everything on her predecessor, the way Obama still blames Bush for everything?

Even if it’s a President from her own party?  And an administration she participated in? And a Foreign Policy she helped develop?

From recent interviews, looks...

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MSNBC’s Chris Matthews Trashes Blogs and Takes a Poke at VOX

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Posted by    Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 9:38am 8/10/2014 at 9:38am

Apparently, Chris Matthews of MSNBC isn’t a fan of blogs and websites. In a recent broadcast, he took special aim at VOX.

Connor Williams of News Busters reported:

MSNBC’s Matthews Disses Colleague Ezra Klein’s Vox: ‘Let Me Deal With the Grown Ups’

Chris Matthews is apparently no fan of blogs or websites, even when...

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Democrats Contort Themselves to Support Obama’s Airstrikes in Iraq

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Posted by    Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 3:15pm 8/9/2014 at 3:15pm

Protesting the Iraq War under President Bush was a cottage industry for Democrats, even though they voted for it. But now that Obama’s hand has been forced, Democrats are doing their best to lend cautious support.

Kristina Wong of The Hill describes the liberal predicament:

Left frets over Iraq mission creep

The president’s...

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Kirsten Powers hits Obama’s inaction on plight of Christians in Middle East

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Posted by    Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 10:58am 8/9/2014 at 10:58am

Kirsten Powers and other panelists on the FOX News program “Outnumbered” were discussing Obama’s newly discovered concern for Christians in the middle east and things got a little heated.

Powers, who is a liberal and frequent defender of Obama, was one of the most vocal critics.

Tim Cavanaugh of National Review has...

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Liberty Rising Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 8:15am 8/9/2014 at 8:15am

A new generation of liberty loving kids is growing on college campuses.

A certain amount of push back from these young people should be expected.

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Rubio on immigration: Executive action is the “single greatest impediment to moving forward.”

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Posted by    Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 4:50pm 8/3/2014 at 4:50pm

Senator Marco Rubio appeared on FOX News Sunday today and was asked some tough questions by host Chris Wallace with regard to the border and immigration.

While Rubio clearly articulated a three point plan to deal with the problems, he pointed out that the biggest obstacle at the moment is the president.

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Pelosi chases House Republican for telling the truth about her speakership

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Posted by    Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 10:27am 8/3/2014 at 10:27am

Pennsylvania Republican Tom Marino sent a panicked Nancy Pelosi running across the house floor last night after speaking the truth about the Democratic Party and our current border crisis.

John Parkinson of ABC News reported:

Pelosi Chases Republican Tom Marino Across...

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Illinois Dem Says Nasty Things About GOP in English, Gets Even Nastier in Spanish

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Posted by    Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 8:00am 8/3/2014 at 8:00am

Remember back in 2010 when Obama urged Latinos to “punish our enemies?”

Illinois Democrat Luis Gutiérrez took that concept to a whole new level at a press conference about immigration reform this weekend.

Flanked by members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Gutiérrez offered remarks in English and then Spanish but his tone...

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Remember When Democrats Tried to Impeach Bush?

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Posted by    Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 1:15pm 8/2/2014 at 1:15pm

Last week was filled with impeachment mania. Everyone was wondering if the Republicans would try to impeach Obama. The Democratic Party just loved it. They hyped the subject to motivate their base and

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Pointless Studies Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 8:30am 8/2/2014 at 8:30am
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Who’s up for wasting some time and tax dollars?

Maybe we really do need an extra grade.

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