Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 361)
 

#BlackLivesMatter protesters shut down Bernie Sanders event

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Posted by    Sunday, August 9, 2015 at 7:30am 8/9/2015 at 7:30am

For the second time in a month, Bernie Sanders has been derailed by Black Lives Matter activists. The last time was at the Netroots Nation conference in Phoenix. This time it was at a campaign rally in Seattle, WA.

John Wagner of the

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Navy to Post Armed Guards at Reserve Centers After Chattanooga

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Posted by    Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 6:30pm 8/8/2015 at 6:30pm

If you’re one of the people who think it’s madness to prohibit the carrying of firearms in military workplaces, there’s some good news developing.

The U.S. Navy is planning to place armed guards at reserve centers.

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Dems Announce Curiously Short and Delayed Debate Schedule

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Posted by    Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 1:00pm 8/8/2015 at 1:00pm

While everyone has been talking about the Republican debate on Thursday night, the Democratic Party finally announced its (small) debate schedule.

It’s almost like the party wants to minimize the number of times Ms. Clinton appears in a debate with her challengers, some of whom are already complaining.

CNN reported:

CNN to host...

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School Superlatives Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 9:00am 8/8/2015 at 9:00am

Every school is known for something, whether they like it or not.

It’s not always good to be known for things.

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Was Debate Carly Fiorina’s Breakout Moment?

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Posted by    Friday, August 7, 2015 at 8:00am 8/7/2015 at 8:00am

In the first of the two Republican debates yesterday, the lower polling candidates squared off in a so-called “Happy Hour” debate. All of the candidates did well but Carly Fiorina truly stood out and her performance might be just the jolt her campaign needed.

The consensus among many in media was that...

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Jon Stewart’s Double Standards – A Retrospective

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Posted by    Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 7:00am 8/6/2015 at 7:00am

It’s ironic and perhaps not accidental that tonight marks both the first Republican Primary debate on FOX News, and the final episode of the Daily Show with Jon Stewart. I look forward to a ratings comparison next week.

Stewart’s political shell game occupies two sides of the same coin. On the first...

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Elizabeth Warren Slammed on Morning Joe for Planned Parenthood Hypocrisy

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 7:00am 8/5/2015 at 7:00am

On Monday, Elizabeth Warren took to the senate floor and made a series of bizarre accusations about the awful series of Planned Parenthood videos. Senator Warren apparently believes this is all part of a vast right-wing conspiracy to take away women’s rights.

Maybe progressives should find a different politician to clone.

MSNBC’s...

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Left Building an Army of Elizabeth Warrens

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 8:30am 8/4/2015 at 8:30am
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If you thought the faith progressives have in Elizabeth Warren was over the top, you ain’t seen nothing yet.

So strong is the left’s love of all things Warren, they’re now trying to create an army of political candidates just like her to run for public office.

Sam Frizell reports at Time:

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Watch People Struggle to Name First Amendment Rights

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Posted by    Monday, August 3, 2015 at 8:30am 8/3/2015 at 8:30am

Dan Joseph of MRCTV has released a new video which is as maddening as it is humorous. Joseph interviews a bunch of people and asks them to list the rights guaranteed by the First Amendment and almost everyone struggles to name them.

Here’s the best part, he’s interviewing people who have just...

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Clinton Aide Huma Abedin Allegedly Overpaid by State Department

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Posted by    Sunday, August 2, 2015 at 9:00am 8/2/2015 at 9:00am

Huma Abedin is widely known as one of Hillary Clinton’s most trusted aides and advisers. She’s also known for keeping a low public profile and for being the wife of Anthony Weiner, aka Carlos Danger.

According to a new report by Tom Hamburger, Rosalind S. Helderman, and Carol D. Leonnig of the ...

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MSNBC Axes Three Shows

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Posted by    Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 4:30pm 8/1/2015 at 4:30pm

MSNBC has pulled the plug on three shows. The Cycle, Now with Alex Wagner, and The Ed Show will no longer grace the TV screens of the struggling network’s viewers.

Dylan Byers of Politico broke the story this week:

MSNBC cancels three shows amid transition

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DNC Chair Can’t Explain Difference Between Democrats and Socialists

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Posted by    Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 10:30am 8/1/2015 at 10:30am

DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz appeared on Hardball with Chris Matthews this week and to Matthews’ credit, he asked her a tough question.

First, the two were discussing Bernie Sanders and the role he should play in the next Democratic National Convention. Then Matthews asked Schultz to explain the difference between a...

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Party on Campus Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 8:30am 8/1/2015 at 8:30am

It was quite a week for politics in higher ed. Who would you say has the best party on campus?

Democrats?

Republicans?

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And Then There Were Seventeen

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Posted by    Friday, July 31, 2015 at 8:30am 7/31/2015 at 8:30am

Former Virginia governor Jim Gilmore has entered the race for the 2016 Republican nomination.

Now before you throw yourself off the nearest building, hear me out. This guy has serious credentials.

Gilmore was chairman of...

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PA Democrat Chaka Fattah Charged With Racketeering

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Posted by    Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 10:00am 7/30/2015 at 10:00am

Chaka Fattah, a Democrat who represents Pennsylvania’s second district, has been charged with racketeering conspiracy alongside four other people in a case that smacks of influence peddling.

The Department of Justice announced the charges yesterday:

Congressman Chaka Fattah and Associates Charged with Participating in Racketeering Conspiracy

A member of Congress and four of his...

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Hillary on Keystone Pipeline – I’ll tell you my position when I’m President

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 7:00am 7/29/2015 at 7:00am

As Ed Morrissey comments at Hot Air, “Profiles in Courage this ain’t.”

At a campaign event in New Hampshire yesterday, an attendee asked Hillary if she would approve the Keystone XL Pipeline. Her answer, if you can call it one, was that she would answer the question if and when she...

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Video: Illegal immigrants land on Miami beach during fashion shoot

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 8:30am 7/28/2015 at 8:30am
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This might be funny if it wasn’t such a serious subject.

Earlier this month, as a fashion photo shoot was taking place on Miami Beach, a boat carrying illegal immigrants approached the beach, and the passengers proceeded to run onto and across the beach. The incident was captured on video which you...

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