Posts by William A. Jacobson  (Page 3)
 

CNN’s 7-Hour ‘Climate Change’ Town Hall was a man-made disaster for Democrat presidential candidates

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Posted by    Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 9:00pm 9/5/2019 at 9:00pm
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The presidential ambitions of the leading Democrat candidates may not survive CNN’s 7-Hour ‘Climate Change’ Townhall.

It was a man-made disaster, created in the fevered swamps of CNN and fueled by pledges of allegiance to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal.

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This is your periodic reminder, AJ+ (@AJplus) is Al Jazeera’s viral video propaganda wing

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 9:15pm 9/3/2019 at 9:15pm

We haven’t written a lot about AJ+ (@AJplus), but we have written some.

We’ve tweeted about @AJplus more than we’ve written, with the periodic reminder that @AJplus is the viral video wing of the anti-Israel movement:

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Republican Senators: Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) Brief “openly threatened” Supreme Court “with political retribution”

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Posted by    Monday, September 2, 2019 at 4:00pm 9/2/2019 at 4:00pm

In August 2019, Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse signed and filed an Amicus Brief in the U.S. Supreme Court that threatened the Justices with future court-packing if they didn’t vote his way on a 2nd Amendment case.

It truly was an extraordinary move, as we explained in Dem Senators to Supreme Court:...

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Hezbollah attacks near Avivim, Israel, scene of notorious 1970 school bus rocket attack

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Posted by    Sunday, September 1, 2019 at 9:18pm 9/1/2019 at 9:18pm

Israeli raids on Iranian bases in Syria killed two Hezbollah operatives working with the Iranians to launch drone attacks on Israel. That same day, Israel reportedly destroyed key Iranian missile manufacturing equipment in the heart of Hezbollah’s Beirut stronghold, using small copter-drones.

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James Comey “was shown to be a scoundrel, a liar, a leaker, all of these things”

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Posted by    Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 9:30pm 8/31/2019 at 9:30pm
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In the aftermath of the Department of Justice Investigator General Report on James Comey, I commented that James Comey was the Bad Guy in the ‘Russia Collusion’ story

I had a chance to expand on that concept during a radio interview with Jack Riccardi on KTSA, San Antonio:

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Reports: Small Israeli copter-drones blew up key Iranian missile equipment in heart of Hezbollah stronghold

https://www.timesofisrael.com/report-drone-strike-will-delay-hezbollah-missile-program-by-at-least-a-year/ https://twitter.com/michaelh992/status/1166317716266991617
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Posted by    Friday, August 30, 2019 at 5:00pm 8/30/2019 at 5:00pm
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We recently reported on Israel’s attacks on Iranian bases in Syria at which drone attacks on Israel were being prepared, Israel hits Iranian bases in Syria to prevent large-scale drone attack.

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James Comey was the Bad Guy in the ‘Russia Collusion’ story

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Posted by    Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 9:00pm 8/29/2019 at 9:00pm

The Department of Justice Inspector General Report revealed what many of us suspected all along: James Comey was the Bad Guy in the ‘Russia Collusion’ story.

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Gibson’s Bakery: Oberlin College’s request for a new trial is “baseless”

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Posted by    Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 1:15pm 8/29/2019 at 1:15pm

In the Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College case, the judgment for the plaintiffs amounted to almost $32 million in damages and defendants were required to post a $36 million bond to secure the judgment pending appeal.

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Kirsten Gillibrand ends her pathetic, opportunistic presidential candidacy

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 5:55pm 8/28/2019 at 5:55pm
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There never was a reason for a Kirsten Gillibrand presidential candidacy.

In a world of opportunistic, unprincipled, chameleon-like politicians, she stood out as among the most opportunistic, unprincipled and chameleon-like.

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Investigation: Radical ‘American Muslims for Palestine’ a Key Connector of Anti-Israel Groups

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Posted by    Monday, August 26, 2019 at 5:00pm 8/26/2019 at 5:00pm

American Muslims for Palestine (AMP) has emerged as one of the most radical and controversial anti-Israel groups, with a far reach into campuses and anti-Zionist organizations. We have covered the role of AMP in numerous posts dating back several years.

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“Reply”

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Posted by    Monday, August 26, 2019 at 10:10am 8/26/2019 at 10:10am
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We always have had a “Reply” function in the comment section on the desktop version of Legal Insurrection.

Now we have it on the mobile version.

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Trump supporters are quoting journalists’ embarrassing social media statements, and the NY Times is furious

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Posted by    Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 9:05pm 8/25/2019 at 9:05pm
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The call out and cancel cultures, enabled by major media, are out of control. Old tweets, sometimes from teenage years, are dug up and turned into media feeding frenzies.

In December 2018, Robby Soave at Reason reported, Medi...

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Israel hits Iranian bases in Syria to prevent large-scale drone attack

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Posted by    Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 10:00am 8/25/2019 at 10:00am
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Israel has attacked Iranian bases in Syria to preempt the launch of a squadron of bomb-loaded attack drones that were in the final preparations for launch.

The planned drone attack was personally supervised by Iranian Quds Force Commander Qassem Soleimani, according to the Israel Defense forces, which in an unusual move...

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg recently underwent treatment for pancreatic tumor

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Posted by    Friday, August 23, 2019 at 5:00pm 8/23/2019 at 5:00pm
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90th Anniversary of Arab Massacre of Jews in Hebron and Safed

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Posted by    Friday, August 23, 2019 at 3:04pm 8/23/2019 at 3:04pm

Ninety years ago, in 1929, Arabs went on a murderous anti-Jewish rampage in the British Mandate for Palestine, ransacking ancient Jewish communities in Hebron and Safed (Tzefat). In the course of the week, a total of 130 Jews were dead.

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Oberlin College Seeks New Trial in Gibson’s Bakery Case

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Posted by    Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 9:30pm 8/22/2019 at 9:30pm

Everyone is waiting for the appeal in the Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College case that has captured the attention of the nation. The judgment is for almost $32 million in damages and defendants were required to post a $36 million bond to secure the judgment pending appeal.

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Rashida Tlaib *forgot* to mention Palestinian Suicide Bombers in teary statement about checkpoints

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 8:30pm 8/21/2019 at 8:30pm

Rep. Rashida Tlaib gave a teary-eyed statement about her experiences at Israeli checkpoints. It’s unclear of the time frame. First she said it was when she was a young child and visiting her grandmother, and then she mentioned her American mother going through a checkpoint, and her “then husband” being searched...

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