Posts by William A. Jacobson  (Page 42)
 

Court denies protective order as to Michael Cohen 2013 communications re Eric Schneiderman accusers

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Posted by    Friday, May 25, 2018 at 5:00pm 5/25/2018 at 5:00pm
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The Michael Cohen court drama continues.

We previously wrote about a motion for a protective order filed by attorney Peter Gleason seeking a protective order as to records seized from Michael Cohen that pertained to certain accusers against former NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, Court Filing: Trump and Michael Cohen were aware of...

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Cruel Pallywood: Hamas Health Ministry withdraws claim Israeli tear gas killed baby

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Posted by    Friday, May 25, 2018 at 11:00am 5/25/2018 at 11:00am
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Pallywood is the industry of anti-Israel activists who spread fake images, stories and so on meant to portray Israelis in the worst possible light. Often the fakery is by western activists — you don’t have to be Palestinian to engage in Pallywood.

The purpose of the fakery is to push false narratives...

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Ken Marcus, nominee to head DOE Civil Rights Office, finally to get floor vote

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Posted by    Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 4:00pm 5/24/2018 at 4:00pm

Kenneth Marcus is the nominee to lead the Office of Civil Rights in the Department of Education.

Marcus is uniquely qualified for the position, we wrote when he was nominated in October 2017:

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Amazon demonetizes conservative website (us) [Updated]

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 7:00pm 5/23/2018 at 7:00pm
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Still not over it

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 7:00am 5/23/2018 at 7:00am

Spotted on the East Side of Providence, Rhode Island. Made my day.

Which also reminds me, I haven’t received very many reader bumper sticker photos lately. It used to be a regular feature here.

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#TheResistance is losing

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 9:00pm 5/22/2018 at 9:00pm

A Reuters/Ipsos poll shows a generic ballot lead for the 2018 congressional midterms … in favor of Republicans.

WUT?

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Trump needs to confront, not appease, Mueller’s posse

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Posted by    Monday, May 21, 2018 at 9:08pm 5/21/2018 at 9:08pm

I’m still shaking my head in disbelief at Rudy Giuliani’s idea that if Robert Mueller and his team agreed to wrap up the “obstruction” investigation by September 1, Trump would sit for an interview.

I covered this development in my prior post, Rudy’s terrible, horrible, no good idea about Trump sitting for a...

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Rudy’s terrible, horrible, no good idea about Trump sitting for a Mueller interview to speed things up

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Posted by    Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 9:00pm 5/20/2018 at 9:00pm
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In my January 24, 2018 post I explained why, Trump should not voluntarily submit to an interview with Mueller:

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Who done it? Huge explosions at Iranian missile depot in Hama, Syria – but no one being blamed

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Posted by    Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 6:00pm 5/20/2018 at 6:00pm
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Israel repeatedly has bombed Iranian missile and weapons depots in Syria, along with other Iranian assets. In most of the cases Syria is quick to blame Israel, and Israel is silent.

When Iranian Revolutionary Guard fighters fired dozens of rockets at Israel recently, Israel wiped out 50 or so Iranian targets and...

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Bernard Lewis RIP – “First the Saturday people, then the Sunday people”

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Posted by    Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 10:00am 5/20/2018 at 10:00am
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Historian Bernard Lewis died yesterday at age 101.

The accolades are rolling in.

Jay Nordlinger tweeted:

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Michael Avenatti to court: Michael Cohen “has presented no evidence” that I received or distributed SAR info

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Posted by    Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 7:30pm 5/19/2018 at 7:30pm
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Michael Avenatti has been described by the NY Times at the “ringmaster” in the Michael Cohen circus.

The fight going on in the SDNY over Avenatti’s request for permission to appear in the case certainly is turning into a circus, with the Judge likely to stop the show early next week.

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Judicial nominees keep moving through the pipeline

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Posted by    Friday, May 18, 2018 at 9:00pm 5/18/2018 at 9:00pm

Pretty much since the 2016 election we’ve been tracking the potential Donald Trump has to fundamentally alter the federal judiciary.

At various times we’ve expressed frustration with the ability of Democrats to slow down the Senate confirmation process. We’ve also recognized that for the most part Judiciary Chair Chuck Grassley and Majority...

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Dem Scott Wallace (#PA01) foundation funded worst-of-the-worst anti-Israel pro-BDS groups

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Posted by    Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 3:00pm 5/17/2018 at 3:00pm
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Pennsylvania’s newly formed 1st Congressional District is a classic “swing” district, and is rated a toss-up by Cook Political Report. Scott Wallace just won the Democrat nomination, and will run against Republican Brian Fitzpatrick, currently the Rep in the soon-to-be phased out 8th District.

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Stormy Daniels court filing: Michael Cohen trying “to soil Mr. Avenatti” (Updated)

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 3:00pm 5/16/2018 at 3:00pm
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We reported previously on the court filing by Michael Cohen’s attorneys objecting to Michael Avenatti appearing in the case for Stephanie Clifford (aka Stormy Daniels).

Avenatti is required to submit an application for admission pro hac vice, meaning he seeks admission for the purpose of the case since he is not otherwise...

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Hamas official: 50 of 62 Gazans killed in border assault on May 14, 2018, were Hamas members

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 1:00pm 5/16/2018 at 1:00pm

The weekly attempts to breach the Israeli border fence by thousands of Gazans is portrayed in the media as a peaceful civilian protest. But it has been anything but peaceful, as we have documented numerous times.

Rather, these are military-style assaults using the cover of civilian protests. They are controlled by Hamas,...

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Court: Expelled male student can proceed on key claims against Johnson & Wales U

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 7:00am 5/15/2018 at 7:00am
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In January 2018, I wrote about a lawsuit by an expelled male student that alleged an outrageous denial of fundamental fairness and failure to follow university rules, Kafkaesque campus sexual assault tribunal at Johnson & Wales alleged in lawsuit:

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NRA sues NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo for using financial regulator to “blacklist” NRA

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Posted by    Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 9:00pm 5/12/2018 at 9:00pm
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The NRA has been under assault from liberal politicians and political groups for decades. But those attacks have intensified after the Parkland school shooting.

Student David Hogg, backed by powerful groups like Media Matters, launched a campaign to pressure companies to sever membership discount programs with the NRA. That campaign was largely...

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