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Legal Insurrection Semi-Annual Fundraiser

Posted by  ▪  June 17, 2018

Thank you for helping us do what we do.

Legal Insurrection Semi-Annual Fundraiser

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6/17/2018 at 8:45pm
(This post will be “sticky” for a while.) It’s that time of year when we ask readers to help keep us doing what we do. For those of you who are relatively new here, our 7th Anniversary post has a pretty good history of Legal Insurrection. Our current psychiatric condition is discussed…
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#DearJeffBezos: We request @Amazon donate the money it took from us to struggling WaPo employees

Posted by  ▪  June 17, 2018

The amount Amazon held back from us when it s***canned us from Amazon Associates probably is not Yuge, but these WaPo workers need all the help they can get.

#DearJeffBezos: We request @Amazon donate the money it took from us to struggling WaPo employees

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=BjfQwjbpBac
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6/17/2018 at 7:30pm
When Amazon s***canned us from the Amazon Associates program, it made a point to tell us it was holding back and would not pay us any money we had accumulated as referral fees: “… Amazon will not pay you any outstanding advertising fees related to your account ….” I don’t know how much…
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Anti-Israel group which planned to infiltrate Jewish summer camps not welcome at Camp Ramah

Posted by  ▪  June 17, 2018

“If Not Now” campaign to subvert Zionist teaching rejected by leading Jewish summer camp.

Anti-Israel group which planned to infiltrate Jewish summer camps not welcome at Camp Ramah

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6/17/2018 at 6:00pm
Last week the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism’s official summer camping arm, the National Ramah Commission (NRC), pledged not to partner with an activist group of Ramah camp alumni affiliated with the far-left “IfNotNow” (INN) group. In a letter distributed on June 11th to its institutional partners, whose programs this summer include…
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Report: Trump Approval With His Base Tops Obama’s, JFK’s At This Point In Their Presidencies

Posted by  ▪  June 17, 2018

The only president who had better standing among his base at this point was Bush after 9/11

Report: Trump Approval With His Base Tops Obama’s, JFK’s At This Point In Their Presidencies

http://insider.foxnews.com/2018/01/28/cherokee-woman-blasts-elizabeth-warren-claiming-native-american-ancestry
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6/17/2018 at 5:00pm
President Trump must be doing something right, or the #Resistance is doing something very wrong.  Or both.  No recent president has enjoyed a higher approval rating among his base than Trump since President Bush following the 9/11 terror attacks. The Washington Examiner reports: Republican voters are demanding that President Trump run for re-election…
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https://www.mrctv.org/videos/limbaugh-calls-out-medias-double-standard-cults-fox

Rush Limbaugh Refutes New Trump ‘Cult’ Narrative

Posted by  ▪  June 17, 2018

“Donald Trump is not the cause of all this. Donald Trump is the beneficiary.”

Rush Limbaugh Refutes New Trump ‘Cult’ Narrative

https://www.mrctv.org/videos/limbaugh-calls-out-medias-double-standard-cults-fox
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6/17/2018 at 4:00pm
A new narrative is taking form among liberals and never-Trump Republicans. According to them, the GOP is becoming a Trump cult. Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee is one of the latest to push this ridiculous idea. Rush Limbaugh is having none of it. FOX and Friends recently highlighted a clip from Rush’s…
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End of Merkel? Germany’s Coalition Gov on the Verge of Collapse

Posted by  ▪  June 17, 2018

Catholic conservative CSU threatens to abandon alliance over migrant policy

End of Merkel? Germany’s Coalition Gov on the Verge of Collapse

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=71zrQeh2Zxs
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6/17/2018 at 2:00pm
Just three months into her fourth term, Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel faces the biggest crisis of her career. Her Catholic conservative Bavarian ally, the CSU, has threatened to abandon the coalition government over immigration policy. Germany’s Interior Minister and long-time CSU leader, Horst Seehofer, wants to push for tougher immigration laws, which…
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https://twitter.com/abc13houston/status/1008047832488660993

Ted Cruz Defeats Jimmy Kimmel In Charity Blobfish Basketball Classic

Posted by  ▪  June 17, 2018

Two great charities win

Ted Cruz Defeats Jimmy Kimmel In Charity Blobfish Basketball Classic

https://twitter.com/abc13houston/status/1008047832488660993
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6/17/2018 at 12:00pm
Late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel and Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) faced off in a game of one-on-one, and Cruz beat Kimmel 11-9.  The loser agreed to donate $5,000 to the winner’s charity of choice, though both charities—Cruz’s choice Generation One and Kimmel’s choice Texas Children’s Hospital—were ultimately included. It all…
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Harvard Medical School Teaching Hospital to Remove Portraits of White Male Doctors

Posted by  ▪  June 17, 2018

“will create a “sense of belonging” for women and minority employees and students”

Harvard Medical School Teaching Hospital to Remove Portraits of White Male Doctors

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6/17/2018 at 11:30am
I hope Harvard Medical alums object to this. Who is next to be erased from history? The College Fix reports: Harvard teaching hospital to take down portraits of prestigious white male doctors A teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School will take down portraits of prestigious white male doctors that adorn a venerable amphitheater and…
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https://twitter.com/GenMhayden/status/1008035777455026178

Former NSA/CIA Director Gen. Michael Hayden compares U.S. border policy to Nazi extermination camps

Posted by  ▪  June 17, 2018

The Resistance has lost its mind.

Former NSA/CIA Director Gen. Michael Hayden compares U.S. border policy to Nazi extermination camps

https://twitter.com/GenMhayden/status/1008035777455026178
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6/17/2018 at 10:00am
Have you noticed that in the last few days the issue of children separated from parents arrested while illegally crossing the Mexican border has become the latest anti-Trump fury and obsession. This is not a new issue, but is now dominating the media and social media landscape as so many other…
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College Students Fighting for Free Speech Find an Ally in the Trump Administration

Posted by  ▪  June 17, 2018

“on behalf of students who say their views are silenced when administrators restrict where they can protest or who can speak on campus”

College Students Fighting for Free Speech Find an Ally in the Trump Administration

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6/17/2018 at 9:30am
The battle for free speech on campus has been brewing for years. We finally have an administration which is willing to fight. The Wall Street Journal reports: College Students Suing Over Free Speech Get a Powerful Ally: The Trump Administration The Trump administration is using its legal muscle to aid college students who say…
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Summit of the Century Week at Legal Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  June 17, 2018

All the news you may have missed.

Summit of the Century Week at Legal Insurrection

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6/17/2018 at 8:00am
Trump is succeeding where his predecessors failed and it’s driving the left bonkers. North Korea’s Kim says denuclearization is on the table; tells Singapore’s PM ‘entire world is watching’ Trump Ending War Games, Signs Vague Agreement With North Korea Trump Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize After North Korea Summit Pompeo is the…
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Will DOJ Inspector General Report be the excuse Hillary needs to run in 2020?

Posted by  ▪  June 16, 2018

“But my emails” could be the rallying cry for Hillary 2020

Will DOJ Inspector General Report be the excuse Hillary needs to run in 2020?

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6/16/2018 at 9:00pm
The Inspector General report not only explosed James Comey’s breach of protocol, there was a tidbit about Comey using his gmail account for FBI business. That was like rubbing salt in Hillary Clinton’s wound. She tweeted “But my emails” in response, a tweet that had been retweeted and liked hundreds of thousands of…
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Seattle’s Homeless Problem Highlighted In Letter To Convention Leaders

Posted by  ▪  June 16, 2018

“Based on my recent visit, I believe that the problem has gotten out of control”

Seattle’s Homeless Problem Highlighted In Letter To Convention Leaders

http://www.seattle.gov/
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6/16/2018 at 7:30pm
Seattle’s latest attempt to tax its way out of its severe homeless problem failed when Amazon and Starbucks pushed back against the city’s “head tax.”  We’ve chronicled other efforts Seattle has made to generate revenue. Whatever they are doing to address the city’s homeless problem is not working as evidenced by the…
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Elizabeth Warren Says She’s “Filled With Terror” GOP Keeps Both Houses Of Congress

Posted by  ▪  June 16, 2018

“I really, really want us to” take back one or more house of Congress. Because Trump.

Elizabeth Warren Says She’s “Filled With Terror” GOP Keeps Both Houses Of Congress

https://youtu.be/VDsxZ19SvIo
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6/16/2018 at 5:00pm
As the likelihood of that Democrat Blue Wave recedes, Democrats are beginning to publicly suggest that they may not win back either house of Congress. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), a possible 2020 Democrat candidate for president, told MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow that while she hopes the Democrats can take back at least one…
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Reporters Must Ask Clooney One Key Question About the SPLC

Posted by  ▪  June 16, 2018

The Clooney’s gave $1 million to a group that is actively hostile to conservative organizations

Reporters Must Ask Clooney One Key Question About the SPLC

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qr_nGAbFkmk
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6/16/2018 at 2:30pm
George Clooney makes some reporters swoon, and it has little to do with his handsome mug. The Oscar winner is one of the industry’s more thoughtful stars, sharing his progressive views in a way his peers can’t often match. He’s hobnobbed with President Barack Obama, testified before Congress and traveled the globe…
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Harvard Accused of Turning Away Asian Applicants Based on Supposed Personality Traits

Posted by  ▪  June 16, 2018

“personal ratings significantly dragged down their chances of being admitted”

Harvard Accused of Turning Away Asian Applicants Based on Supposed Personality Traits

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6/16/2018 at 1:30pm
The claim being made here is that ‘personality traits’ is basically a loophole for discrimination. The New York Times reports: Harvard Rated Asian-American Applicants Lower on Personality Traits, Suit Says Harvard consistently rated Asian-American applicants lower than others on traits like “positive personality,” likability, courage, kindness and being “widely respected,” according to an analysis…
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California moves to declare coffee “safe” and not a cancer hazard

Posted by  ▪  June 16, 2018

For the first time in ages, California regulators have chosen wisely.

California moves to declare coffee “safe” and not a cancer hazard

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6/16/2018 at 12:00pm
Legal Insurrection readers will recall a California court ruled that coffee shops had a duty to warn patrons of the cancer hazard associated with a component of roasted coffee called acrylamide under the state’s notorious Proposition 65 rules. During my day job as an environmental health and safety professional this week, I…
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