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2018 will start with a deep freeze

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Posted by    Friday, December 29, 2017 at 10:00am 12/29/2017 at 10:00am
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2017 is ending with a series of Arctic blasts impacting holiday travelers across the American heartland.

One storm that has dumped more than 65 inches of snow in Pennsylvania, creating travel chaos and forcing one of the state’s counties to declare an emergency.

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Defecting North Korean Soldier has anthrax antibodies in bloodstream

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at 10:00am 12/27/2017 at 10:00am

Just before Christmas, Legal Insurrection noted reports that North Korea was loading potentially deadly anthrax bacteria onto intercontinental ballistic missiles as part of a biological weapons test program.

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Did Melania Trump troll Michelle Obama with sugarplums?

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Posted by    Monday, December 25, 2017 at 1:30pm 12/25/2017 at 1:30pm
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There has been a quite a bit of social media debate on Melania Trump’s Christmas decor this year.

America’s glamorous First Lady focused on the magic of the season with her arrangements.

“The White House at Christmas traditionally has been a magical place for children,” The White House Historical Association explains. Since the...

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SpaceX launch creates special December light show in Southwest

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Posted by    Sunday, December 24, 2017 at 5:00pm 12/24/2017 at 5:00pm
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Forget UFO’s!  On Friday night, SpaceX launched a satellite that lit the evening sky over Southern California, dazzling and amazing spectators in California and Arizona.

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket, launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 5:27 p.m., was carrying 10 satellites to low-Earth orbit. The satellites will be part of a...

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Israel sees surge in Christian pilgrims this Christmas

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Posted by    Saturday, December 23, 2017 at 9:00pm 12/23/2017 at 9:00pm

Despite the on-going geopolitical drama related the impending move of the American embassy to Jerusalem, Israel is seeing a surge in the number of Christians visiting the holy sites this year.

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“Warrior Strike”: US troops train to take out North Korean WMD’s

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Posted by    Saturday, December 23, 2017 at 11:30am 12/23/2017 at 11:30am
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There have been some interesting developments related to North Korea this week.

The U.S. military is conducting a series of drills with South Korea’s military.  The training is intended to boost tunnel-warfare capabilities.

Hundreds of troops from the U.S. and South Korea conducted a joint training exercise dubbed “Warrior Strike” last week, South...

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President Trump and Congress plan a defense against EMP attacks

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Posted by    Friday, December 22, 2017 at 8:30am 12/22/2017 at 8:30am
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There has been a fascinating policy development that has flown under the radar, as the current news cycle has been flooded with tax news and United Nations drama.

The U.S. Congress has reactivated a committee that was set to disband, which was initially created to devise countermeasures against a possible electromagnetic pulse...

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The White House Website Gets a Make-Over

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 9:30am 12/20/2017 at 9:30am
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The last time we checked on WhiteHouse.gov, social justice warriors across the country were in a snit because the Trump administration had archived the progressive content posted by its predecessor.

The official White House website has now gotten

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How Harry Reid launched the Pentagon’s UFO Program

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 8:30am 12/19/2017 at 8:30am
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Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid left quite a legacy.

Not only did he weaken the power of the minority party to filibuster Cabinet-level appointees and most judicial nominees, but he also funded a mysterious Pentagon program that sought Unidentified Flying Objects (UFO).

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Climate Change no longer designated a “National Security Threat”

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Posted by    Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 11:00am 12/17/2017 at 11:00am
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It appears that the Trump Administration may be doling out even more policy goodness this Christmas season.

A few short weeks ago it was being reported that the 2,400-page National Defense Authorization Act that Congress sent to President Trump contained language that contradicted his views on what constituted a

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Are Big Wind firms actually “Subsidy Miners”?

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Posted by    Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 9:00am 12/17/2017 at 9:00am
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Eco-activists enamored by alternative energy technology have long touted the potential for wind farms as a source of power.

However, it appears that the industry’s promises may be full of hot air.

Take, for example, the funding for many projects. Many Americans are now coining the term “Big Wind” for wind farm installation...

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EPA Headquarters: Epicenter of the Draining Swamp

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Posted by    Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 1:00pm 12/16/2017 at 1:00pm

Perhaps no agency has been so public about its #Resistance to President Donald Trump and his efforts to drain the swamp and reduce regulations than the Environmental Protection Agency.

Perhaps, then, it is fitting that as we approach the 1-year anniversary of the Trump inauguration, the agency’s headquarters appears to be the ...

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Turns out the Great Glitter Scare was #FakeScience

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Posted by    Friday, December 15, 2017 at 10:00am 12/15/2017 at 10:00am
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It comes as no surprise to Legal Insurrection readers as we have been following recent news cycles that sensational #FakeNews items spread rapidly through media, only to have retractions and corrections lag weakly behind.

The same is true of #FakeScience.

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Cooking fire at a homeless encampment sparked LA’s inferno

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 7:00pm 12/13/2017 at 7:00pm
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This weekend, I reported on the spate of fires that have erupted though Southern California, which included the Skirball Fire that threatened...

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Bracing for continuing instability and worse in North Korea

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 7:00am 12/12/2017 at 7:00am
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The last time we checked in on North Korea, earthquakes and tunnels collapses have continued in the mountain range that has been the rogue nation’s nuclear test site.

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Border Wall Prototype Testing Has Begun

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Posted by    Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 3:00pm 12/10/2017 at 3:00pm
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Legal Insurrection readers will recall our story in September that construction had begun on prototypes for President Trump’s border wall in the San Diego area.

The prototypes are now complete, and testing has begun!

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) began physically testing southwestern border wall prototypes this week, according to a spokesman...

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13 States ask SCOTUS to block California egg law

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Posted by    Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 9:15pm 12/9/2017 at 9:15pm
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Thirteen states are trying to haul California in front of the US Supreme Court.

While there is a myriad of issues that would be worthy of this move, it is the Golden State’s egg law that the potential plaintiffs want cracked open before the nation’s highest court.

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