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LAPD Deploys Germ-Fighting Robot for Typhus-Stricken Station

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 11:00am 7/2/2019 at 11:00am
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We recently reported that the area around the Los Angeles Police Department Skid Row station resembles something from the Dark Ages, with cases of flea-caused typhus and other potentially deadly diseases infecting some of its officers.

The LAPD is now using future-tech to battle the Medieval conditions plaguing its staff.

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San Francisco Weighing Plans for Forced Treatment of Mentally Ill Addicts

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Posted by    Monday, July 1, 2019 at 9:00am 7/1/2019 at 9:00am
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California Governor Gavin Newsom recently said (with a straight face) that “California was still the envy of the world” in response to the numerous California critics who brought up the homeless problem, feces and syringes in the streets, and rodents infecting people in city halls.

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Trump becomes first sitting U.S. President to enter North Korea

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Posted by    Sunday, June 30, 2019 at 10:00am 6/30/2019 at 10:00am
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When President Donald Trump concluded his business at the G20 meeting last week, he indicated he would be happy to meet with North Korea‘s President Kim Jong Un while he was at the DMZ during his visit to South Korea.

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Will the Next Trump-Kim Summit be at Korea’s DMZ?

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Posted by    Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 4:00pm 6/29/2019 at 4:00pm
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President Donald Trump has been using his Twitter account to good effect this week, including his cutting commentary about the first two Democratic Party debates.

On his way to South Korea after successfully concluding the G20 economic summit in Japan, Trump invited North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to meet him at...

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Oregon’s Republican State Senators Flee Capitol to Protest “Climate Change” Vote

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Posted by    Friday, June 28, 2019 at 2:00pm 6/28/2019 at 2:00pm
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Legal Insurrection readers will note that in my coverage of California, virtue-signaling urban priorities routinely triumph over sensible and important rural ones.

The same is true in Oregon. However, the difference is that 11 of the Republican state senators representing the redder areas of that state are taking a stand.

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California Begins Process to Remove 1.5 Million Inactive Voters From its Rolls

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 6:00pm 6/25/2019 at 6:00pm
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Last week, Los Angeles County officially sent notices to 1.5 million inactive voters on its voter rolls, which is the first step in removing the names of voters who have moved, died, or are otherwise ineligible to vote in federal, state, and local elections.

Under the terms of the settlement, voters who...

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Authorities evaluating if methanol poisoning is cause of seven American deaths in Dominican Republic

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Posted by    Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 2:00pm 6/15/2019 at 2:00pm
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Over the past year, seven American tourists have mysteriously died while vacationing in the Dominican Republic, and federal authorities are now weighing the possibility that poisoned alcohol may be the cause.

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Federal Employees Protest Cost-Cutting Agriculture Department Relocation Plans

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Posted by    Friday, June 14, 2019 at 3:30pm 6/14/2019 at 3:30pm
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Members of the American Federation of Government Employees staged a protest over the announcement of relocation plans of two Agriculture Department research agencies.

The employees turned their backs on Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue during his review of the relocation plans.

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Trump to send 1,000 additional American troops to Poland

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Posted by    Friday, June 14, 2019 at 11:30am 6/14/2019 at 11:30am
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President Donald Trump gave a warm welcome to Polish President Andrzej Duda along with his wife Agata Kornhauser-Duda During a joint press conference, Trump promised more troops with further support for the European nation.

President Trump said Wednesday he is sending 1,000 additional troops to Poland in an effort to strengthen the...

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President Trump receives “beautiful letter” from North Korean leader

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 7:00pm 6/12/2019 at 7:00pm
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Last June, President Donald Trump was preparing to meet North Korea’s Chairman Kim Jong Un for the “Singapore Summit”.

This June, there has been no discernible progress made toward officially ending the Korean War or transitioning North Korea to something other than a rogue regime. However, Trump remains optimistic and committed to...

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California Moves Forward on Plans Offering Free Healthcare for Illegal Immigrants Under 26

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 9:00am 6/11/2019 at 9:00am
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I noted that on his inauguration day, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced a dramatic Medi-Cal expansion to cover young illegal immigrant adults.

His dreams may become the California taxpayer’s nightmare thanks to the state legislature.

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WHO Declares Large Ebola Outbreaks as the New Normal

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Posted by    Monday, June 10, 2019 at 9:00am 6/10/2019 at 9:00am
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We have followed the outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo for over six months.

Officials have reported nearly 3,000 cases of the hemorrhagic disease. However, the actual number of infected Congolese may be a third higher than figures show, experts have warned.

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9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel nullifies barrier to Keystone XL pipeline

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Posted by    Sunday, June 9, 2019 at 5:30pm 6/9/2019 at 5:30pm
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Back in March, President Donald Trump signed a presidential permit to initiate the construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline with a facility in Montana, the building of which has been delayed by a federal court order and an injunction.

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President Trump wants Mars, not Moon, to be NASA’s priority destination

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Posted by    Sunday, June 9, 2019 at 4:00pm 6/9/2019 at 4:00pm
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President Donald Trump launched another salvo of chaos and drama into social media Friday. The president tweeted that NASA should look beyond the moon to Mars, after his strategy for exploring space came under criticism from a former astronaut.

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Rapid DNA testing reveals fraudulent family units crossing into U.S.

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Posted by    Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 6:00pm 6/8/2019 at 6:00pm
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Last month, the fourth straight record-breaking month for U.S. Border Patrol, the agency apprehended over 80,000 members of “family units” crossing the southwest border with Mexico.

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Glacier National Park Starts Removing Its ‘Gone by 2020’ Signs

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Posted by    Friday, June 7, 2019 at 9:00am 6/7/2019 at 9:00am
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Back at the height of the global warming craze in 2009, before leftists rebranded it “climate change,” supposed experts predicted all the glaciers in Montana would disappear by 2020.

Daniel Fagre, a U.S. Geological Survey ecologist, warns that glaciers may be melting at an even faster rate than originally predicted, according to...

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Book Review: The Social Media Upheaval by Glenn Reynolds

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 9:00pm 6/5/2019 at 9:00pm

Glenn Reynolds launched Instapundit in August 2001, which laid a key foundation stone down for the publication and dissemination of independent conservative news and opinion over the past 18 years. “Instalanches” have blessed Legal Insurrection with many links.

Over the past 18 years, Reynolds has observed the deterioration of social media and...

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