Posts by William A. Jacobson  (Page 10)
 

Giving Tuesday – Smile

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Posted by    Thursday, November 28, 2019 at 9:00am 11/28/2019 at 9:00am

December 3, 2019, is Giving Tuesday, the first one for the Legal Insurrection Foundation, a tax-exempt 501(c)(3). All donations are tax deductible to the full extent permitted by law. Reader donations have been critical to our success and survival. More than you know.

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Court: Expelled Johnson & Wales male student gets trial on claim of unfair disciplinary process

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at 8:20pm 11/27/2019 at 8:20pm

In January 2018, I wrote about the Kafkaesque campus sexual assault tribunal at Johnson & Wales alleged in lawsuit.

The case involved all-too-common really troubling procedural twists:

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Welcome to the World, Walter Canon

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 8:30pm 11/26/2019 at 8:30pm

On Sunday morning, November 24, Walter Canon, son of Kemberlee Kaye and her husband Jeff, entered the world at 9 lbs. 8 oz. He joins his two big sisters, who have been anxiously awaiting his arrival.

Walt was born with a congenital heart problem, and is being cared for by doctors and...

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Michelle Obama 2020 Chatter Rising — As We Predicted Over Two Years Ago

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uqrBK9wmHl8
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Posted by    Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 5:00pm 11/26/2019 at 5:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uqrBK9wmHl8

I’m not saying we’re clairvoyant. I’m not saying we see things before others do. I’m not saying that by the time this is all over you are going to be asking us to pick lottery numbers for you.

I’m not saying any of those things, though I will humble br...

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Supreme Court blocks House subpoena to Trump’s accountants pending full appeal

http://www.cnn.com/interactive/2017/01/politics/trump-inauguration-gigapixel/
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Posted by    Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 11:04am 11/26/2019 at 11:04am
http://www.cnn.com/interactive/2017/01/politics/trump-inauguration-gigapixel/

The U.S. Supreme Court has blocked a subpoena issued by the House Committee on Oversight and Reform to Trump’s accounting firm, pending a full appeal. So while the Stay is temporary, it likely will last several months until the appeal is decided.

This is part of a full-scale assault by Democrat controlled...

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18 years later: Remembering CIA Officer Johnny “Mike” Spann, the first American killed in Afghanistan after 9/11

https://abc3340.com/news/local/hes-a-traitor-mike-spanns-father-reacts-to-john-walker-lindhs-impending-release
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Posted by    Monday, November 25, 2019 at 6:30pm 11/25/2019 at 6:30pm
https://abc3340.com/news/local/hes-a-traitor-mike-spanns-father-reacts-to-john-walker-lindhs-impending-release

For many years, on November 25 and also Memorial Day, we have remembered Johnny Micheal Spann, a CIA Operations Officer who was the first American killed in Afghanistan after 9/11.

We have told Spann’s story many times, but it never gets old. Our 15th Anniversary post summed up much of what we...

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Vulnerable Dems Taking Impeachment Heat Over Thanksgiving

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2016_United_States_presidential_election_in_New_York#By_congressional_district
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Posted by    Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 8:00pm 11/24/2019 at 8:00pm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2016_United_States_presidential_election_in_New_York#By_congressional_district

I was in Ithaca for a school event recently, and it didn’t take much time so see an anti-Impeachment ad on TV.

This ad directed at Anthony Brindisi (D-NY22) was all over the airwaves (not sure if it was Binghamton or Syracuse stations):

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All three Nicholas Sandmann lawsuits to go forward — WaPo, CNN, NBC

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gss45TTE4sk
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Posted by    Friday, November 22, 2019 at 9:25pm 11/22/2019 at 9:25pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gss45TTE4sk

On October 28, 2019, we reported on a stunning development in Nicholas Sandmann’s previously dismissed lawsuit against The Washington Post, Judge Reopens Nicholas Sandmann lawsuit against Washington Post.

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Attempted Theft In Progress

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Posted by    Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 8:55pm 11/21/2019 at 8:55pm
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I am now going to give you the least surprising announcement in the history of unsurprising announcements:

“Breaking: Dems say enough evidence to move forward on impeachment. Vote likely by mid-December. They will not wait for courts to force additional witnesses”

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While you were watching Gordon Sondland, Trump flipped the 11th Circuit

https://youtu.be/x-O56ft3LD8
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Posted by    Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 5:05pm 11/20/2019 at 5:05pm
https://youtu.be/x-O56ft3LD8

“While you were focused on ….” Trump continued to remake the federal judiciary, is now something of a series here:

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Elise Stefanik skewers Dems impeachment case with classic cross-examination techniques

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=POBP1uwgYDY
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Posted by    Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 7:30pm 11/19/2019 at 7:30pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=POBP1uwgYDY
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Where I’ve ****

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Posted by    Monday, November 18, 2019 at 9:08pm 11/18/2019 at 9:08pm

You may have noticed I’ve been a little thin around here lately.

It’s been crunch time for me as the semester is nearing an end, and I’ve also had some personal matters to attend to.

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David Gibson of Gibson’s Bakery has passed away

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Posted by    Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 2:50pm 11/16/2019 at 2:50pm

David Gibson, one of the owners of Gibson’s Bakery and a named plaintiff in the lawsuit against Oberlin College, has passed away after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He passed away early this morning at home surrounded by his family.

After the verdict, David said that he hoped that the bakery could...

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Elise Stefanik’s Stardom is Born

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Posted by    Friday, November 15, 2019 at 8:02pm 11/15/2019 at 8:02pm

Elise Stefanik is from New York’s 21st District.

We’re not talking Manhattan here, it’s the north country, covering the Adirondack Mountains from the Vermont border to the east and the Canadian border to the north and west.

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Liberal Tears: Protesters play Christine Blasey Ford on huge screen outside gala honoring Brett Kavanaugh

https://twitter.com/MattLaslo/status/1195100514444349442
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Posted by    Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 9:30pm 11/14/2019 at 9:30pm
https://twitter.com/MattLaslo/status/1195100514444349442

They are not over it.

It’s an open, gaping wound that is driving them crazy. And will for a generation.

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AUDIO: “There is a hunger on behalf of students to learn about” free speech “and they’ve never had anybody explain it to them”

photo credit Ellen Gugenberger
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Posted by    Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 8:30pm 11/12/2019 at 8:30pm
photo credit Ellen Gugenberger

A little over two years ago, on October 25, 2017, I gave a speech about free speech and hate speech at Vassar College.

It was, as I have described many times, an ‘out-of-body’ experience because of false claims spread about me and my appearance by students, including student government. From my post, Safe...

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VIDEO — Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College: Identity Politics on Trial

http://jameswilsoninstitute.org/events/show/gibson-s-bakery-v-oberlin-college-campus-identity-politics-on-trial
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Posted by    Monday, November 11, 2019 at 9:00pm 11/11/2019 at 9:00pm
http://jameswilsoninstitute.org/events/show/gibson-s-bakery-v-oberlin-college-campus-identity-politics-on-trial

On November 1, 2019, I gave a lecture for the James Wilson Institute, titled Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin: Identity Politics on Trial. The lecture was held at the Hillsdale College center in D.C.

JWI delivered a special treat for attendees, Gibson’s Bakery cookies!

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