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Senate Votes to Table Rand Paul’s War Vote Amendment

Posted by  ▪  September 13, 2017

Paul wanted to put war powers back where it belongs…the Senate.

Senate Votes to Table Rand Paul’s War Vote Amendment

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9/13/2017 at 1:00pm
The U.S. Senate has voted to table Sen. Rand Paul’s (R-KY) amendment to repeal the 2001 and 2002 war authorizations that have allowed the U.S. military “to fight terrorism across the globe” in everlasting wars. Paul wanted Congress to “reassert its authority to declare war from the Executive Branch.” Paul and others,…
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House Passes Amendments to Stop DOJ’s Civil Asset Forfeiture Program

Posted by  ▪  September 13, 2017

The one issue that brings everyone together!

House Passes Amendments to Stop DOJ’s Civil Asset Forfeiture Program

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8PsB4Ykf888#action=share
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9/13/2017 at 11:30am
On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed amendments to stop the Department of Justice’s civil asset forfeiture program, which Attorney General Jeff Sessions introduced in July. The amendments received support from those within the House Freedom Caucus and some of the biggest liberals in Congress. Civil forfeiture remains a controversial issue in…
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Assumption College Cancels Charles Murray Speech Over Threat of Antifa Violence

Posted by  ▪  September 13, 2017

“inability to respond in the event of a violent protest”

Assumption College Cancels Charles Murray Speech Over Threat of Antifa Violence

https://youtu.be/zO4V0VZet7o
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9/13/2017 at 10:30am
Antifa doesn’t even have to show up to shut down free speech anymore. The fear of their arrival is enough now. Campus Reform reports: College cancels Charles Murray over ‘mere threat’ of Antifa Controversial economist and author Charles Murray was recently disinvited from speaking at Assumption College due to alleged safety concerns. The Boston Globe,…
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https://youtu.be/QeJIPx2U53Y

Even Dems who aren’t co-sponsoring Bernie’s Single-Payer plan want Single Payer

Posted by  ▪  September 13, 2017

Chris Murphy (CT) seeks “natural transitioning to a single-payer system”

Even Dems who aren’t co-sponsoring Bernie’s Single-Payer plan want Single Payer

https://youtu.be/QeJIPx2U53Y
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9/13/2017 at 10:00am
They can get you now, or get you later . . . Fifteen senators, including 2020 hopefuls like Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris, are co-sponsoring Bernie Sanders’ single-payer health care bill. But even some of those not signing on have plans to eventually convert the country to single payer. On today’s Morning Joe,…
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https://youtu.be/OWq5WVMwxw0

ESPN Determined to Kill its Brand With Left Wing Politics

Posted by  ▪  September 13, 2017

Conservative viewers not welcome.

ESPN Determined to Kill its Brand With Left Wing Politics

https://youtu.be/OWq5WVMwxw0
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9/13/2017 at 8:30am
The leadership at ESPN seems to think it can change the way people think by injecting left wing politics into its coverage of professional sports. Instead, they are alienating sports fans, many of whom are conservatives, and destroying their brand at the same time. Host Jemele Hill published a tweet on Tuesday,…
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https://youtu.be/a6sywFdvURE

Steve Bannon to Speak at UC Berkeley During Free Speech Week

Posted by  ▪  September 13, 2017

What could go wrong?

Steve Bannon to Speak at UC Berkeley During Free Speech Week

https://youtu.be/a6sywFdvURE
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9/13/2017 at 7:30am
It’ll be fascinating to see how certain members of the student body react to this. The Los Angeles Times reports: Steve Bannon to speak at ‘Free Speech Week’ event at UC Berkeley Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is scheduled to come to UC Berkeley later this month as part of a four-day…
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jtikOmKT1kI

California leaders plan to spend $30 million on DACA recipients

Posted by  ▪  September 13, 2017

Budget priorities in the Twilight Zone!

California leaders plan to spend $30 million on DACA recipients

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jtikOmKT1kI
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9/13/2017 at 7:00am
It’s another glorious day in the Twilight Zone state in which I live. Earlier this year, California nearly had a major catastrophe when it was feared the Oroville Dam would breach. More recently, our major cities have had to power-wash streets with disinfectant in an effort to stem infectious disease outbreaks that…
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No Federal Charges in Freddie Gray Death – Detailed DOJ Report Explains Why

Posted by  ▪  September 12, 2017

“the investigation into this incident has been closed without prosecution”

No Federal Charges in Freddie Gray Death – Detailed DOJ Report Explains Why

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9/12/2017 at 9:45pm
The Department of Justice has declined to prosecute any police officers in the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore. The decision comes after a complete failure of state prosecutions. Andrew Branca wrote dozens of posts analyzing the evidence, the law, and the trials. This post by Andrew summarized the proceedings, Freddie Gray Trials: Prosecutors Drop…
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3BKCuHxWMGY

Liberals Objectify Hope Hicks – Trump picked her for WH Communications Director because she’s HOT

Posted by  ▪  September 12, 2017

Equality for (some) women!

Liberals Objectify Hope Hicks – Trump picked her for WH Communications Director because she’s HOT

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3BKCuHxWMGY
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9/12/2017 at 8:00pm
All women are equal!* *Unless they’re hot, conservative, successful, or any combination of the above. Tuesday, Hope Hicks was named White House Communication’s Director, making her the third person in the role since Trump took office. Hope Hicks now permanent WH Communications Director. Two women (Hicks and @PressSec) in the top two…
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Supreme Court stays 9th Circuit refugee ruling – Trump Travel Order still in effect

Posted by  ▪  September 12, 2017

“stayed with respect to refugees covered by a formal assurance, pending further order of this Court”

Supreme Court stays 9th Circuit refugee ruling – Trump Travel Order still in effect

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9/12/2017 at 7:04pm
Yesterday Justice Kennedy issued a temporary stay of the 9th Circuit’s ruling as to refugees, whose entry is put on hold under the Trump Travel Order No. 2. Today the full Supreme Court granted the stay: The application for stay of mandate presented to Justice Kennedy and by him referred to the Court…
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4NGOvMg3zCk

Revisiting Rod Blagojevich: “your personality may not be entirely suitable for public service”

Posted by  ▪  September 12, 2017

Judge’s statement at sentencing rings true, as I revisit Legal Insurrection’s first obsession: BLAGO

Revisiting Rod Blagojevich: “your personality may not be entirely suitable for public service”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4NGOvMg3zCk
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9/12/2017 at 5:30pm
It’s been a long time since I’ve written about former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, affectionately known as Blago. Chicago Magazine has an in-depth and fascinating profile of and interview with Blago in prison, His Life in Prison – BLAGO. You really need to read the whole thing, but the final paragraph sums up…
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http://abc13.com/politics/residents-not-thrilled-about-proposed-property-tax-hike/2404840/

Houston Mayor Wants 9% Property Tax Hike to Pay for Harvey Damage

Posted by  ▪  September 12, 2017

It’s not about the money

Houston Mayor Wants 9% Property Tax Hike to Pay for Harvey Damage

http://abc13.com/politics/residents-not-thrilled-about-proposed-property-tax-hike/2404840/
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9/12/2017 at 4:00pm
Houstonians grappling with Harvey damage are not pleased with Mayor Turner’s latest proposal — a 8.9% property tax rate hike to pay for the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey. Turner’s rate hike request is temporary (supposedly) and would generate an estimated $113M for the city. But it has to pass city…
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UN: Myanmar Violence Against Rohingya is ‘Textbook’ Ethnic Cleansing

Posted by  ▪  September 12, 2017

No words to describe this situation.

UN: Myanmar Violence Against Rohingya is ‘Textbook’ Ethnic Cleansing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=83&v=YFPmvUmv4qQ
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9/12/2017 at 2:30pm
Finally. After months of the Myanmar armed forces killing, raping, and destroying the Muslim minority Rohingya, the United Nations described the violence as “a textbook example of ethnic cleansing.” From Reuters (emphasis mine): “We have received multiple reports and satellite imagery of security forces and local militia burning Rohingya villages, and consistent accounts…
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVwhgxHQBPM

U. Baltimore Students Protest Choice of Betsy DeVos as Fall Commencement Speaker

Posted by  ▪  September 12, 2017

“students participated in a “class walk out” demonstration”

U. Baltimore Students Protest Choice of Betsy DeVos as Fall Commencement Speaker

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVwhgxHQBPM
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9/12/2017 at 1:30pm
You have to give DeVos credit for putting herself out there so often. She has to know this is going to happen. The Baltimore Sun reports: University of Baltimore students protest Betsy DeVos as fall commencement speaker University of Baltimore president Kurt Schmoke defended his decision to invite U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos…
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http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/94582334-132.html

Deadly Hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego has left 15 dead already

Posted by  ▪  September 12, 2017

City has 5 business days to develop plan for remedying “fecally contaminated environment.”

Deadly Hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego has left 15 dead already

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/94582334-132.html
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9/12/2017 at 1:00pm
San Diego has been battling with an extremely aggressive outbreak of Hepatitis A, an infection that targets the liver and may result in death in severe cases. The victims have been mainly homeless people, who have been coming to the city in significantly increasing numbers. The situation is grave: since November 2016, the…
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCbQXTNOS9s

Israel, India to Boost Start Up Cooperation 

Posted by  ▪  September 12, 2017

Indian IT delegation visits Israel, sees joint revenue potential of $25 billion in start up sector

Israel, India to Boost Start Up Cooperation 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCbQXTNOS9s
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9/12/2017 at 11:30am
India wants to strengthen ties with Israeli start ups, a visiting delegation of Indian IT companies to the Jewish State stressed. The delegation was organised by Nasscom, Indian association representing software companies, and the global consulting firm Accenture. “The Nasscom Product Council and IT consulting major Accenture plan to collaborate with Israel Innovation Authority…
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Left Wing Agitators at Berkeley Call Ben Shapiro a White Supremacist

Posted by  ▪  September 12, 2017

“Campuses must become FASCIST-FREE ZONES.”

Left Wing Agitators at Berkeley Call Ben Shapiro a White Supremacist

https://youtu.be/QtuqmThPE5c
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9/12/2017 at 10:30am
This just goes to show that left wingers often don’t even know the subject of their protest. The Daily Caller reports: Berkeley Agitators Say Orthodox Jew Ben Shapiro Is A ‘White Supremacist’ Left-wing agitators have falsely labeled conservative commentator Ben Shapiro a “white supremacist,” in an apparent attempt to inflame tensions ahead of Shapiro’s…
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