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Trump reset the Obama Grand Bargain with the Mullahs by taking out Soleimani

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 8:30pm 1/8/2020 at 8:30pm

In the short run, the killing of Major General Qassem Soleimani, the commander of the Quds Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps., is a complete victory for Trump. The killing came after a long series of Iranian provocations over the past several months and years.

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Iran launches missile attacks on U.S. bases in Iraq

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at 6:32pm 1/7/2020 at 6:32pm

U.S. miliary bases in Iraq are under Iranian missile attack, the U.S. Department of Defense and Iranian media have confirmed.

Fars News posted this tweet:

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CNN Settles Nick Sandmann Lawsuit

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at 3:29pm 1/7/2020 at 3:29pm
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CNN has settled the lawsuit brought by Nicholas Sandmann over coverage of the incident in which Sandmann falsely was accused of trying to intimidate a Native American activist, according to local TV reports. Sandmann filed lawsuits against CNN, The Washington Post, and NBC. Initially the lawsuits were dismissed, but recently a...

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Linc Chafee files to run for president on Libertarian Party line

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Posted by    Monday, January 6, 2020 at 9:00pm 1/6/2020 at 9:00pm

Readers of Legal Insurrection know who Linc Chafee is.

For several years we covered the once-upon-a-time Republican Senator (in a seat he inherited from his father), and Independent former Governor of Rhode Island, is quirky, to put it mildly.

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American Trump Derangement Syndrome Is An Iranian Strategic Asset

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Posted by    Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 8:00pm 1/5/2020 at 8:00pm
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One word summarizes the past three days since the killing of Major General Qassem Soleimani, the commander of the Quds Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps, by an American drone on order of Donald Trump: Speculation.

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Trump: If Iran attacks, we will hit 52 Iranian sites “representing the 52 American hostages taken by Iran many years ago”

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Posted by    Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 7:30pm 1/4/2020 at 7:30pm
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Iran has threatened serious retaliation for the U.S. killing of Iranian terror mastermind Qassem Soleimani.

Trump just tweeted an interesting message, referencing the U.S. diplomats taken hostage by Iran in 1979:

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Liberal media finds its new Che Guevara in dead Iranian terror chief Qassem Soleimani

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Posted by    Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 4:00pm 1/4/2020 at 4:00pm
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Things required to be a liberal media revolutionary icon:

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Bernie v. Trump is the battle we need, just as Britain needed Corbyn v. Johnson

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Posted by    Friday, January 3, 2020 at 8:00pm 1/3/2020 at 8:00pm
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Bernie is staging a major comeback in fundraising and media perception as Democrats head into the Iowa caucuses in just over a month.

How quickly talk turned from Warren being inevitable, to Bernie being “ascendant” as WaPo says, and now going on attack against Biden:

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CNN Scoop: Trump ate ice cream as news of airstrike on Iranian General broke

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Posted by    Friday, January 3, 2020 at 3:50pm 1/3/2020 at 3:50pm

CNN received a lot of mockery when it reported in May 2017 that Trump received two scoops of ice cream at dinners while others got only one scoop.

CNN is back at it, with a report on how President Trump dined on ice cream as news of the airstrike broke:

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CONFIRMED: Qassem Soleimani killed by U.S. in Baghdad

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Posted by    Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 8:57pm 1/2/2020 at 8:57pm
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Major General Qassem Soleimani, the commander of the Quds Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps, is the architect of Iran’s war on the West and Israel, including through Lebanon’s Hezbollah terrorist group.

There was an airstrike on a convoy of vehicles at Baghdad airport, and reportedly Soleimani was killed along with...

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Legal Insurrection’s 10 Most-Viewed Posts of 2019

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at 7:30pm 1/1/2020 at 7:30pm
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2019 was a boom year for Legal Insurrection. Our page views hit 21 million, the most ever for a single year, and a 25% increase from 2018.

Our most-viewed post had over 500,000 views, topping the previous record for a single post of 320,000 views set in 2018 by Fuzzy’s post, ...

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Biden to Coal Miners: “Learn to Program”

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at 8:00pm 12/31/2019 at 8:00pm
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Telling Journalists to “learn to code” in anticipation of their job losses is enough to get you kicked off Twitter. Seriously.

Joe Biden promised to create a new legion of unemployed blue collar workers to advance the Green New Deal, as we covered in Biden Says Willing to Sacrifice Hundreds of Thousands of...

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A Personal Thanks

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at 2:00pm 12/31/2019 at 2:00pm

What a year.

The politics have been b**s*** crazy. It’s been hard to focus on longer term projects and investigations when you don’t know from one minute to the next, much less one day to the next, what the next fire alarm will be about.

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Best A.F. Branco Legal Insurrection Cartoon of 2019 (And the Winner Is)

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Posted by    Monday, December 30, 2019 at 8:00am
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Another year of fabulous A.F. Branco cartoons is coming to an end. You can view a video of all Tony’s 2019 cartoons in the video below.

A reader vote on the Best cartoon is becoming an annual event:

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“Deadly Exchange”- It’s time to speak out against anti-Zionists who seek to turn Blacks against Jews

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Posted by    Sunday, December 29, 2019 at 6:00pm 12/29/2019 at 6:00pm

The recent spike in attacks on Jews in the greater New York City area follows a pattern that does not fit with the media portrayal of violence against Jews being solely a ‘white nationalist’ problem. All or almost all of the attacks were perpetrated by non-whites, including the deadly shooting in...

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After brutal mockery, Biden kinda-sorta walks back refusal to obey Senate impeachment trial subpoena

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Posted by    Saturday, December 28, 2019 at 8:00pm 12/28/2019 at 8:00pm

Joe Biden was clear twice on the record in the past month that he would refuse to obey a Senate subpoena to testify at Trump’s impeachment trial. There was no lack of clarity in the questions or Biden’s answer.

As documented in my prior post, Biden said it in an NPR...

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Biden: Of course I’d nominate Obama for Supreme Court “if he’d take it”

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Posted by    Saturday, December 28, 2019 at 6:06pm 12/28/2019 at 6:06pm
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Nice way to motivate the base — the Republican base.

Via NY Times reporter Thomas Kaplan:

Biden, in Washington, Iowa, is asked if he would nominate Obama to the Supreme Court. “If he’d take it, yes,” Biden says.

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