Posts by William A. Jacobson  (Page 5)
 

Indiana: Republican Mike Braun Defeats Incumbent Dem Joe Donnelly (#INSen)

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 9:05pm 11/6/2018 at 9:05pm

This is big. It all but eliminates Democrats’ longshot hope to retake the Senate. And indicates Republicans will pick up seats.

Here’s the vote count with 50% in when the race was called:

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Don’t let Operation Demoralize win the midterms, vote

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Posted by    Monday, November 5, 2018 at 9:00pm 11/5/2018 at 9:00pm

It’s hard not to feel that in the run up to every national election the mainstream media and ‘progressive’ cultural infrastructure gaslight us into believing Democrats are destined to win.

Gaslighting is a term I never used to use much before, but it fits;

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Andrew Gillum’s ties to anti-Israel, terrorist-glorifying Dream Defenders should be a disqualifier

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Posted by    Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 8:45pm 11/4/2018 at 8:45pm

Democrat Mayor of Tallahassee Andrew Gillum has about an even shot of becoming Governor of Florida, if the polls are accurate. He might even be a slight favorite to defeat Republican Ron DeSantis.

There’s a lot politically not to like about Gillum — he’s on the far left of the Democratic Party,...

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Senate Judiciary Final Report: “no evidence to substantiate any of the claims of sexual assault made against Justice Kavanaugh”

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Posted by    Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 9:30am 11/4/2018 at 9:30am

The Senate Judiciary Committee has released its Final Report (pdf.)(full embed at bottom of post) detailing the extensive investigation conducted into allegations of sexual misconduct lodged against Brett Kavanaugh during his confirmation proceedings.

The report completely clears Kavanaugh. Here is a portion of the Summary (emphasis added):

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#NY23: Tom Reed hits Mitrano campaign for staffer anti-cop, anti-capitalist social media post

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Posted by    Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 8:10pm 11/3/2018 at 8:10pm

It’s hard to know if the contest between incumbent Republican Tom Reed and Democrat challenger Tracy Mitrano in NY-23 is competitive.

Cook and a couple of other analysts have moved the race from Safe/Solid Republican to Likely Republican. No one has moved it to toss up or even Lean Republican.

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No looking back

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Posted by    Friday, November 2, 2018 at 9:00pm 11/2/2018 at 9:00pm

We have run hundreds of bumper stickers and other forms of automobile messaging over the years.

This one was sent by reader Norbie a few days ago:

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Due to security concerns, Justice Kavanaugh will not walk down Supreme Court steps after Investiture ceremony

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9LOyqy6vBbM
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Posted by    Friday, November 2, 2018 at 2:15pm 11/2/2018 at 2:15pm
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The Investiture is a ceremony in which a new Supreme Court Justice, already sworn onto the court, is ceremonially welcomed:

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Honduran Migrant Caravan members file lawsuit against Trump border enforcement plans

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Posted by    Friday, November 2, 2018 at 9:00am 11/2/2018 at 9:00am
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This is like an election gift to Republicans.

People participating in the Honduran Migrant Caravan making its way through Mexico have filed a class action lawsuit in federal court in D.C. against Trump’s possible border enforcement plans.

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Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro: “we intend to transfer the Brazilian Embassy from Tel-Aviv to Jerusalem”

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Posted by    Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 8:05pm 11/1/2018 at 8:05pm

Jair M. Bolsonaro, the President-elect of Brazil and frequently referred to as the “Brazilian Trump,” had promised during the campaign to move Brazil’s embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Israel’s capital, Jerusalem. This was consistent with his strong pro-Israel stance.

There was speculation that he would back off the promise, as...

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Hamas member killed in “accidental explosion during preparation and training”

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Posted by    Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 3:00pm 11/1/2018 at 3:00pm

Hamas Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades member Daoud Rezeq Eid Jneid is the latest victim of a Palestinian “work accident”.

A “work accident” is a commonly used term to refer to Palestinian terrorists who die by their own hand when explosives or explosive devices they are handling detonate prematurely. We have covered many...

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Scott Walker revolution on the line in Wisconsin

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 9:00pm 10/31/2018 at 9:00pm

Oh what a night.

That was the post I wrote the day after Scott Walker defeated the recall effort against him in 2012:

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Mia Love in tough reelection fight (#UT04)

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 7:15pm 10/30/2018 at 7:15pm
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We were the first website to pick up on the star potential of Ludmya “Mia” B. Love.

I remember calling her on her cell phone in early January 2012, before she received any national attention and before anyone thought she had a chance of winning the Republican nomination in Utah’s 4th...

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Trump considering Executive Order ending Birthright Citizenship for children of non-citizens and illegal immigrants

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 9:00am 10/30/2018 at 9:00am
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Axios reports this morning that Trump is considering signing an Executive Order ending birthright citizenship for children of illegal immigrants:

President Trump plans to sign an executive order that would remove the right to citizenship...

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Trump asks Court to SLAPP Stormy Daniels with $341,559.50 in legal fees plus sanctions

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Posted by    Monday, October 29, 2018 at 9:00pm 10/29/2018 at 9:00pm
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Stephanie Clifford, better known as Stormy Daniels, sued Donald Trump for defamation over Trump’s assertion that Daniels’ lied about supposed threats against her. She is represented in the case by Democrat presidential hopeful Michael Avenatti.

Those alleged threats were covered by us on April 17, 2018, Internet Works Feverishly to Identify Sketch of...

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Senate Judiciary Committee holds nominee hearings during recess, and Dems are pissed

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Posted by    Monday, October 29, 2018 at 7:00pm 10/29/2018 at 7:00pm
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You may recall that just after Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation, Democrats agreed to confirm 15 federal judicial nominees in exchange for Mitch McConnell putting the Senate in recess so that vulnerable Senate Dems could return home to campaign.

#TheResistance was upset. While they can’t stop nominees, they demand resistance for resistance sake. But...

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Will the Feds flip Julie Swetnick against Michael Avenatti?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-vYVDPbL_EA https://www.msnbc.com/msnbc/watch/julie-swetnick-speaks-about-alleged-behavior-by-judge-kavanaugh-1334265923929?v=raila&
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Posted by    Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 8:00pm 10/28/2018 at 8:00pm
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Here’s a thought experiment.

If you were a federal prosecutor, and given the choice, would you prioritize prosecuting:

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Hamas Commander killed at Gaza border when ‘hand grenade’ exploded prematurely

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Posted by    Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 12:00pm 10/28/2018 at 12:00pm
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Consider this part of the Palestinian terrorist “work accident” series.

A “work accident” is a commonly used term to refer to Palestinian terrorists who die by their own hand when explosives or explosive devices they are handling detonate prematurely. We have covered many such incidents.

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