Posts by William A. Jacobson  (Page 4)
 

The Godfather Part SCOTUS: Preparing for Democrats to “go to the mattresses” over Trump pick

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Posted by    Saturday, July 7, 2018 at 9:00pm 7/7/2018 at 9:00pm

There is unhinged.

And then there is NY Times Editorial Board unhinged.

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In blow to anti-Israel profs, lawsuit against American Studies Association over BDS to stay in federal court

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Posted by    Saturday, July 7, 2018 at 10:00am 7/7/2018 at 10:00am

The American Studies Association (ASA) was the first, and so far the only, major American academic association to adopt the academic boycott of Israel, part of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) call to isolate and cut ties with Israel and Israelis.

The fallout from the December 2013 ASA resolution was swift. The...

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BDS-funding Dem candidate Scott Wallace sinking, Cook moves #PA01 to ‘Leans Republican’

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Posted by    Friday, July 6, 2018 at 5:00pm 7/6/2018 at 5:00pm
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Democrats had high hopes for a pick up in the newly-redistricted 1st District of Pennsylvania, the result of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision that threw out the 2010 redistricting for allegedly violating the Pennsylvania Constitution.

The issue of whether partisan redistricting violates the U.S. Constitution remains an open question, despite recent SCOTUS...

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Trump may offer $1 million for Elizabeth Warren to take DNA test, but maybe she already has

http://insider.foxnews.com/2018/07/05/donald-trump-rips-pocahontas-elizabeth-warren-2020-opponent-montana-rally
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Posted by    Friday, July 6, 2018 at 3:00pm 7/6/2018 at 3:00pm
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I know Trump and Elizabeth Warren are fighting when traffic to Elizabeth Warren Wiki’s Elizabeth Warren Native American / Cherokee Controversy page spikes.

And it’s spiking, because Trump once again has poked Warren over her claim to be an undocumented Native American.

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Oberlin College subpoenas journalist’s communications (ours)

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Posted by    Friday, July 6, 2018 at 11:00am 7/6/2018 at 11:00am
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As readers are aware, Legal Insurrection has reported more extensively on events at Oberlin College over the past several years than almost any other website.

Among other things, Legal Insurrection has engaged in reporting on the following issues related to Oberlin College:

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Schumer: Trump should pick Merrick Garland to replace Justice Kennedy, and also unicorns

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Posted by    Thursday, July 5, 2018 at 9:00pm 7/5/2018 at 9:00pm

As the July 9 date for Trump to announce his pick to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy nears, there is a vicious multi-front war evolving.

Of course, Democrats are attacking every likely nominee, with the anti-Catholic bigotry against Amy Coney Barrett the most prominent. Barrett would be the most finger-in-the-liberals-eye pick, and not...

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A plan to get even with Republicans “with their very worst nightmare”

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Posted by    Thursday, July 5, 2018 at 5:00pm 7/5/2018 at 5:00pm
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Rob Goodman, a post-doctoral researcher at McGill University, is mad. At Trump. And Republicans.

For supposedly breaking so many norms of political behavior that dramatic action is needed by Democrats to save the Republic.

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Trump admin revokes Obama’s pro-affirmative action guidelines

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 9:00pm 7/3/2018 at 9:00pm

Chief Justice Roberts famously wrote that “The way to stop discrimination on the basis of race is to stop discriminating on the basis of race.”

That simple and correct formulation exposes how racial discrimination in the name of anti-racial discrimination perpetuates the problem. It’s a problem inherent in affirmative action based on race,...

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A Dem fight over Amy Barrett’s Catholicism may be just what Trump wants

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Posted by    Monday, July 2, 2018 at 7:00pm 7/2/2018 at 7:00pm
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Neil Gorsuch was an incredibly safe pick for Trump. Despite the plaintive wails of Democrats about a “stolen” seat, they didn’t have much with which to go after Gorsuch on the merits.

Nonetheless Democrats filibustered Gorsuch, forcing Republican’s to play the nuclear option for a SCOTUS nominee (as Democrats did in 2013...

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ABC News: Don Willett is WAY TOO FUNNY to be on the Supreme Court

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Posted by    Sunday, July 1, 2018 at 4:00pm 7/1/2018 at 4:00pm

Former Texas Supreme Court Justice, and now 5th Circuit Judge, Don Willett has been a favorite of conservatives and libertarians for a long time.

Prof. Glenn Reynolds recently commented:

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#ResistanceNuts: Dem Senate candidate Richard Painter demands investigation into Justice Kennedy’s retirement, because Trump

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Posted by    Sunday, July 1, 2018 at 10:00am 7/1/2018 at 10:00am
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There’s crazy, and then there’s #TheResistance crazy, which is a whole other level.

The latest evidence comes from Twitter/cable news star and conspiracy theorist Richard Painter, who is a Democrat candidate for Senate in Minnesota.

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#NY23 Dem primary leader Max Della Pia’s campaign website copied from Jon Ossoff

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Posted by    Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 8:10pm 6/30/2018 at 8:10pm
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You remember Jon Ossoff?

He was the high-flying national liberal and media darling who crashed to the ground in the Georgia 6th District congressional special election in June 2017.

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Dem Presidential hopefuls are all ‘Democratic Socialists’ now: Elizabeth Warren demands #AbolishICE

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Posted by    Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 7:30pm 6/30/2018 at 7:30pm
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It’s Official.

The Abolish ICE movement is now a full-blown Democratic Party thing.

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“Abolish ICE” is Democrat for “Open Borders” and Yes, Dems are actually going to run on that

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Posted by    Friday, June 29, 2018 at 9:23pm 6/29/2018 at 9:23pm
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Abolishing ICE is codeword for open borders.

And Open Borders is where Democrats have been moving for a generation. Now that slow creep is a full out sprint.

While it’s been percolating, New York Socialist Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who defeated the No. 4 Democrat in the House in a primary earlier this week,...

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Dialing back the Dread Clock

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Posted by    Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 9:30pm 6/28/2018 at 9:30pm

This is the year of Dread at the loss of institutions and the seeming impossibility of regaining them anytime soon.

I wish I had a Dread Clock, similar to the Doomsday Clock.

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CA Supreme Court: Bullet stamping law survives despite being impossible to comply with

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Posted by    Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 5:05pm 6/28/2018 at 5:05pm

This is a joke, right?

I thought there must be a misinterpretation when I saw this tweet from an AP reporter:

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Virginia Federal Judge: Mueller can continue to prosecute Manafort for matters unrelated to the campaign

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 9:32pm 6/26/2018 at 9:32pm
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In early May 2018, we reported on comments by the U.S. District Court Judge in Virginia that had many pundits giddy.

The Judge lambasted Robert Mueller’s team during a hearing on whether to dismiss the Superseding Indictment, Manafort Judge: Mueller only really cares about the “prosecution or impeachment” of Trump:

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