Posts by William A. Jacobson  (Page 30)
 

Legal Insurrection is 10 years old

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Posted by    Friday, October 12, 2018 at 7:00am 10/12/2018 at 7:00am

Ten years ago today, at 5:42 p.m. Eastern, Legal Insurrection published its first post, Obama is Door No. 2.

But why?

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U. Michigan BDS Bully Prof. receives mild punishment, as second faculty perp identified

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Posted by    Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 9:00pm 10/11/2018 at 9:00pm
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You remember John Cheney-Lippold, the U. Michigan professor who agreed to write a recommendation for a student, then pulled it when he realized the student intended to use it to study in Israel.

We covered the story in BDS Bully: U. Michigan Prof discriminates against student wanting to study in Israel.

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Mitch McConnell rams through 15 more federal judges

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Posted by    Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 7:30pm 10/11/2018 at 7:30pm

Fresh off his victory in confirming Brett Kavanaugh, Mitch McConnell forced stalling Democrats to agree to 15 more federal judicial confirmations in exchange for putting the Senate in recess so vulnerable Democrats could return home to campaign.

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Israel destroys another Hamas cross-border attack tunnel

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Posted by    Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 4:00pm 10/11/2018 at 4:00pm
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While Palestinians in Gaza cry poverty, Hamas devotes enormous resources to building complex and sophisticated attack tunnels.

International assistance including Cement, steel, wood and other materials that could be used to build and repair homes, are diverted to military purposes. Each such tunnel uses approximately $3 million in resources.

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Deranged media gets Trump advisor Stephen Miller’s 3rd grade teacher to badmouth him

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Posted by    Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 9:00am 10/11/2018 at 9:00am
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So many lines have been crossed by Democrats and their supportive media, I’m not sure there are any lines left.

Stephen Miller, advisor to Trump, is hated by Democrats and other leftists because of his role helping elect Trump and Miller’s strong positions on immigration.

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Eric Holder: “When they go low, we kick them”

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 2:25pm 10/10/2018 at 2:25pm
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The Democrats are looking for a fight. Their leadership and base has encouraged street harassment of Republicans, and their candidates are following suit.

Likely Democrat presidential candidates are falling all over each other trying to show who will be the most aggressive in going after Republicans.

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VIDEO: Brutal debate takedown of Sheldon Whitehouse over ‘boofing’ interrogation of Kavanaugh

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 9:20pm 10/9/2018 at 9:20pm
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Sheldon Whitehouse, the incumbent Rhode Island Democrat Senator, has been mocked nationally for his bizarre and intense interrogation of Brett Kavanaugh over high school yearbook entries Whitehouse suggested were sexual references.

Kavanaugh pushed back, explaining that the term “boofing” meant flatulence, “ralphing” was vomiting, and “Devil’s Triangle” was a drinking game. Whitehouse...

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Hillary: Civility not possible until Dems take back control

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 7:30pm 10/9/2018 at 7:30pm
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Hillary is doing everything you would expect her to do if she were preparing another presidential run in 2020.

She and Bill just announced a national speaking tour, she attacked Kavanaugh, and she makes sure to keep herself in a news cycle just about every week.

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Democrats’ campaign to delegitimize the Supreme Court is an attempt to intimidate the Justices

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Posted by    Monday, October 8, 2018 at 9:24pm 10/8/2018 at 9:24pm
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It’s not like we didn’t see this coming.

Throughout the full frontal assault on Brett Kavanaugh, we warned that the goal of liberals was to delegitimize Kavanaugh and the Supreme Court:

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Justice Kavanaugh Sworn In At White House

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Posted by    Monday, October 8, 2018 at 7:03pm 10/8/2018 at 7:03pm
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Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in at the White House today, by Justice Anthony Kennedy, whom Kavanaugh replaces on the Court and for whom Kavanaugh clerked.

Also in attendance were the other members of the Supreme Court.

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Hillary and Bill announce national tour

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Posted by    Monday, October 8, 2018 at 1:00pm 10/8/2018 at 1:00pm

Hillary Clinton feels cheated.

The presidency should have been hers. The Russians did it. The deplorables did it. She is the victim deprived of her destiny.

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Sheldon “Gasbag” Whitehouse video goes viral after “boofing” debacle

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Posted by    Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 7:00pm 10/7/2018 at 7:00pm
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Sheldon Whitehouse is being challenged by former Rhode Island Supreme Court Justice Robert Flanders in the upcoming Senate race.

We have been covering the race for months, long before it started to gain national attention. That recent attention is a result of Whitehouse’s performance during the Kavanaugh hearings, when he earned national...

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McConnell opens up possibility Senate would confirm Trump SCOTUS nominee in 2020

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Posted by    Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 9:50am 10/7/2018 at 9:50am
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Mitch McConnell dropped a political nuclear bomb on Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace.

In discussing Senate confirmation of Supreme Court nominees, McConnell discussed how he did not allow Obama’s nomination of Merrick Garland to go forward. He contrasted the Republican position with Democrats’ attacks on Brett Kavanaugh by pointing out that...

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45 years ago – Yom Kippur War launched against Israel

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Posted by    Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 5:40pm 10/6/2018 at 5:40pm

Today is the 45th Anniversary of the 1973 Yom Kippur War.

We have covered the war in several prior posts, including in an extensive post in 2015, Yom Kippur War – October 6, 1973:

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Senate CONFIRMS Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

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Posted by    Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 2:45pm 10/6/2018 at 2:45pm
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Brett Kavanaugh has been confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court, 50-48. He has been sworn in, with a ceremonial swearing in likely Monday. He will take the bench Tuesday.

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Linda Sarsour calls Susan Collins “the mother & grandmother of white women in America who gave us” Trump

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Posted by    Friday, October 5, 2018 at 9:30pm 10/5/2018 at 9:30pm
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Linda Sarsour is the Islamist supremacist Farrakhan fan who once called for Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a victim of Female Genital Mutilation, to have her vagina taken away for criticizing Islamism:

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Warning Fireworks and Loud Music – Wear eye and ear protection

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Posted by    Friday, October 5, 2018 at 6:45pm 10/5/2018 at 6:45pm
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I’m taking nothing for granted on the Kavanaugh confirmation vote Saturday, October 6, 2018.  Voting time is in flux, could be as early as 3 p.m. Eastern or as late as 5 p.m. We will have live coverage.

While it appears Kavanaugh will be confirmed now that Flake, Collins and Manchin are...

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