Posts by William A. Jacobson  (Page 5)
 

Vulnerable Dems Taking Impeachment Heat Over Thanksgiving

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Posted by    Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 8:00pm 11/24/2019 at 8:00pm
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I was in Ithaca for a school event recently, and it didn’t take much time so see an anti-Impeachment ad on TV.

This ad directed at Anthony Brindisi (D-NY22) was all over the airwaves (not sure if it was Binghamton or Syracuse stations):

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All three Nicholas Sandmann lawsuits to go forward — WaPo, CNN, NBC

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Posted by    Friday, November 22, 2019 at 9:25pm 11/22/2019 at 9:25pm
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On October 28, 2019, we reported on a stunning development in Nicholas Sandmann’s previously dismissed lawsuit against The Washington Post, Judge Reopens Nicholas Sandmann lawsuit against Washington Post.

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Attempted Theft In Progress

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Posted by    Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 8:55pm 11/21/2019 at 8:55pm
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I am now going to give you the least surprising announcement in the history of unsurprising announcements:

“Breaking: Dems say enough evidence to move forward on impeachment. Vote likely by mid-December. They will not wait for courts to force additional witnesses”

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While you were watching Gordon Sondland, Trump flipped the 11th Circuit

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 5:05pm 11/20/2019 at 5:05pm
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“While you were focused on ….” Trump continued to remake the federal judiciary, is now something of a series here:

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Elise Stefanik skewers Dems impeachment case with classic cross-examination techniques

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 7:30pm 11/19/2019 at 7:30pm
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Where I’ve ****

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Posted by    Monday, November 18, 2019 at 9:08pm 11/18/2019 at 9:08pm

You may have noticed I’ve been a little thin around here lately.

It’s been crunch time for me as the semester is nearing an end, and I’ve also had some personal matters to attend to.

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David Gibson of Gibson’s Bakery has passed away

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Posted by    Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 2:50pm 11/16/2019 at 2:50pm

David Gibson, one of the owners of Gibson’s Bakery and a named plaintiff in the lawsuit against Oberlin College, has passed away after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He passed away early this morning at home surrounded by his family.

After the verdict, David said that he hoped that the bakery could...

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Elise Stefanik’s Stardom is Born

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Posted by    Friday, November 15, 2019 at 8:02pm 11/15/2019 at 8:02pm

Elise Stefanik is from New York’s 21st District.

We’re not talking Manhattan here, it’s the north country, covering the Adirondack Mountains from the Vermont border to the east and the Canadian border to the north and west.

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Liberal Tears: Protesters play Christine Blasey Ford on huge screen outside gala honoring Brett Kavanaugh

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Posted by    Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 9:30pm 11/14/2019 at 9:30pm
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They are not over it.

It’s an open, gaping wound that is driving them crazy. And will for a generation.

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AUDIO: “There is a hunger on behalf of students to learn about” free speech “and they’ve never had anybody explain it to them”

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 8:30pm 11/12/2019 at 8:30pm
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A little over two years ago, on October 25, 2017, I gave a speech about free speech and hate speech at Vassar College.

It was, as I have described many times, an ‘out-of-body’ experience because of false claims spread about me and my appearance by students, including student government. From my post, Safe...

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VIDEO — Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College: Identity Politics on Trial

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Posted by    Monday, November 11, 2019 at 9:00pm 11/11/2019 at 9:00pm
http://jameswilsoninstitute.org/events/show/gibson-s-bakery-v-oberlin-college-campus-identity-politics-on-trial

On November 1, 2019, I gave a lecture for the James Wilson Institute, titled Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin: Identity Politics on Trial. The lecture was held at the Hillsdale College center in D.C.

JWI delivered a special treat for attendees, Gibson’s Bakery cookies!

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Sarah Palin suit against NY Times still alive: Appeals Court denies Rehearing of Order reinstating case

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Posted by    Monday, November 11, 2019 at 3:00pm 11/11/2019 at 3:00pm
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When we last checked in Sarah Palin’s lawsuit against the New York Time over false claims that Palin’s 2011 electoral map was connected to the shooting of then congresswoman Gabby Giffords, the lawsuit had been reinstated by a panel of the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals, after a trial...

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Prof. Miriam Elman – 5th Anniversary at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 9:00pm 11/9/2019 at 9:00pm

September 17, 2014, changed my life forever.

I gave a speech in Syracuse, NY, for the Jewish Federation of Central New York about the anti-Israel movement on campus. I can’t find a video or audio of the appearance, but I remember one thing in particular.

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Cleveland Media Seek Access To Gibson’s Bakery Store Clerk’s Sealed Facebook Records in Oberlin College Case, But Why?

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Posted by    Friday, November 8, 2019 at 8:30pm 11/8/2019 at 8:30pm
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Do you believe in coincidences? This may just be a huge coincidence, but it certainly is another very curious twist in the Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College case.

You may recall that in late August 2019, two months after the trial which ended disastrously for Oberlin College, the college unsuccessfully sought to...

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It’s always been a “coup” attempt, so let’s stop shying away from that C-word

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Posted by    Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 9:40pm 11/7/2019 at 9:40pm

On December 12, 2016, a month after the presidential election and a month before Trump’s Inauguration, I called the attempt to nullify the 2016 election a “coup” attempt. I don’t know if I was the first to use that C-word, but I was earlier than most.

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Elizabeth Warren’s “life narrative will not hold up to scrutiny, I can guarantee you that”

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 9:09pm 11/6/2019 at 9:09pm
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During my recent trip to D.C., I had a chance to sit down for an interview with Cabot Phillips of Campus Reform, which is part of The Leadership Institute. The topic was Elizabeth Warren, focusing on her Medicare-for-all plan, as well as her Native American problem and electoral prospects.

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Biden describes Elizabeth Warren’s elitism: “If you were only as smart as I am you would agree with me”

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 9:00pm 11/5/2019 at 9:00pm
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Elizabeth Warren wants a fundamental transformation of the nation, large “structural change.”

Early on, some low-or-no polling *moderate* Democrat candidates challenged Warren, to no avail. Warren belittled challengers as wimps and sellouts. And the wimps and sellouts were left speechless.

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