Posts by William A. Jacobson  (Page 14)
 

Supreme Court (loosely paraphrased): What do you think this is, Chicago? Dead Judges can’t vote.

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 8:00pm 2/26/2019 at 8:00pm
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One of the more curious opinions was handed down by the Supreme Court as part of its February 25, 2019 Order List.

The Opinion was

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Fired Oberlin College Prof. Joy Karega, who spread anti-Semitic conspiracy theories, amends discrimination lawsuit

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 4:30pm 2/26/2019 at 4:30pm

Joy Karega is the former Oberlin College professor of social justice writing caused enormous controversy when her anti-Semitic conspiracy theories spread on Facebook were revealed.

We covered the story initially, on March 1, 2016, Oberlin anti-Semitic rant Prof hosting BDS event this week.

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Massachusetts: Woman who attacked MAGA hat man now in ICE custody, was in country illegally

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 2:40pm 2/26/2019 at 2:40pm
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We previously covered another incident in which a person wearing a MAGA hat was physically attacked in public, Woman Arrested for Attacking Man in MAGA Hat at Massachusetts Restaurant:

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Appeals Court reinstates suit against Sheldon Adelson and others over support for Israel

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Posted by    Monday, February 25, 2019 at 10:30am 2/25/2019 at 10:30am

In March 2016, we covered the filing of a lawsuit by notorious Palestinian activist Bassem Tamimi and others against a long list of U.S. persons and entities alleging war crimes due to their support for Israel, Palestinian Bassem al-Tamimi lead plaintiff in suit against dozens of Americans for supporting Israel:

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The Daily Beast goes after PASTRY CHEF at Mar-a-Lago for thought crime because Trump owns property

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Posted by    Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 10:00am 2/24/2019 at 10:00am
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The Daily Beast is the 342nd most trafficked website in the U.S., out of tens of thousands, according to Alexa.com.

Under Editor-in-Chief Noah Shachtman, The Daily Beast has aggressively joined the anti-Trump “Scoop” wars, sometimes with actual reporting, other times in Gawker-style clickbait, leading Recode to ask last November, Is the Daily...

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Help or hurt her? Amy Klobuchar ate salad with her hair comb and made staff clean it

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Posted by    Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 9:00pm 2/23/2019 at 9:00pm
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There has been a concerted effort to portray Amy Klobuchar as a brutal and mean boss who treated her staff poorly.

This has the smell of a classic oppo dump, using the media as accomplices. (In case you didn’t know, reporters are lazy, and if someone can spoon-feed them some oppo research,...

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In Memory of Edward Joffe and Leon Kanner, murdered 50 years ago in a Jerusalem supermarket bombing

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Posted by    Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 8:30pm 2/21/2019 at 8:30pm

On February 21, 1969, a bomb planted by Rasmea Odeh and her co-conspirators from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine exploded in the SuperSol supermarket in Jerusalem, killing Hebrew University students Edward Joffe and Leon Kanner.

A second explosive, timed to explode when first-responders arrived, was defused before...

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With Bread Line Bernie rising, expect Michelle-mentum

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Posted by    Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 7:00pm 2/21/2019 at 7:00pm
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We’ve been arguing for almost a year and a half that the Democratic field, with its angry, socialist and unlikable candidates, will end with Democrats begging and pleading for Michelle Obama to run to save the nation from four more years of Trump.

Most recently I wrote how Michelle Obama’s Grammys Buzz –...

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Anti-Israel BDS boycott campaign returns to Cornell

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 9:30pm 2/20/2019 at 9:30pm

A coalition of student groups led by Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) is renewing a Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) effort at Cornell University, where I teach.

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Covington teen Nicholas Sandmann sues The Washington Post for defamation

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 9:00pm 2/19/2019 at 9:00pm
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You know the story of the Covington Catholic High School kids who were maligned by the media when Native American activist Nathan Phillips, accompanied by a phalanx of videographers, approached them to create a confrontation.

Nicholas Sandmann did nothing other than stand there as Phillips invaded his personal space and banged a...

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Mother of Palestinian knife attacker on Hamas TV: “Muhammad was a butcher and knew how to slaughter”

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 5:00pm 2/19/2019 at 5:00pm
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We have covered this sick picture before. The mothers of Palestinian terrorists who praise their children’s killing of Jews, often wishing they had killed more:

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Trump Border Emergency Proclamation: There is no constitutional crisis and Trump is likely to win

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Posted by    Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 9:55pm 2/17/2019 at 9:55pm
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The hysteria over Donald Trump’s National Emergency Proclamation with regard to the Mexican border is peak stupid even by the standards of the times, in which almost everything Trump does is portrayed with cataclysmic predictions.

This time around, it’s not just the usual Democrat and media suspects, but also some Republican Senators...

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Media following same script against MAGA as it did against Tea Party

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Posted by    Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 7:30pm 2/17/2019 at 7:30pm
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The Jussie Smollett claim of a racial and homophobic attack in late January in Chicago by two white men wearing MAGA hats is falling apart.

The story was suspicious from the start. While not impossible, it was improbable that two white guys were running around Chicago in the middle of the night...

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Reports: Police believe Jussie Smollett paid Nigerian men to stage “MAGA” attack

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Posted by    Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 9:00pm 2/16/2019 at 9:00pm

The Jussie Smollett story of a racial attack was too politically convenient to be true. And as with investments, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.

We have covered several dozen hoaxes, including 

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After Twitter disables “Everybody Hurts” satire video, Trump reposts to “God Bless The U.S.A.”

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Posted by    Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 4:30pm 2/16/2019 at 4:30pm
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I told you that the Streisand Effect would be the end result after REM gets Twitter to take down Trump tweet of “everybody hurts” satirical video mocking Dems at SOTU.

Not only is the REM version of the video spreading on social media, now Trump has tweeted a new version set to the...

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REM gets Twitter to take down Trump tweet of “everybody hurts” satirical video mocking Dems at SOTU

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Posted by    Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 10:00am 2/16/2019 at 10:00am
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On Friday night Donald Trump tweeted a really funny satirical video created by Twitter user @CarpeDonktum.

The video (see below) used the REM song “Everybody Hurts” mixed with Trump’s State of the Union speech audio to mock Democrats and Mitt Romney, with video clips of them in the audience at SOTU. The...

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Supreme Court agrees to hear Census citizenship question case

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Posted by    Friday, February 15, 2019 at 4:30pm 2/15/2019 at 4:30pm
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The Trump administration wants to reinstate a citizenship question on the 2020 Census. Opponents allege that the administration did not follow proper administrative procedures in coming to and announcing the change.

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