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News Anchor accuses Al Franken of non-consensual kissing, groping in 2006

Posted by  ▪  November 16, 2017

Do Democrat Senators get one free grope, or will Senate move to expel Franken as is talked about with Roy Moore?

News Anchor accuses Al Franken of non-consensual kissing, groping in 2006

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11/16/2017 at 11:20am
Leeann Tweeden, now a local radio news anchor in Los Angeles, has authored an article accusing Senator Al Franken of non-consensual sexual contact in 2006, during a USO tour in the Middle East. This contrasts with the accusations against candidate Roy Moore, which involve alleged conduct several decades ago. Since there have…
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Sacramento’s sexual harassment storm may slam into leading California anti-Trumper

Posted by  ▪  November 16, 2017

Why California’s Senate leader, Kevin de León, may now find it a bit harder to unseat US Senator Dianne Feinstein.

Sacramento’s sexual harassment storm may slam into leading California anti-Trumper

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11/16/2017 at 10:00am
While the American press is fixated on the Alabama sexual harassment allegation controversy involving Judge Roy Moore, there is a similar storm brewing on the Left Coast involving leading Democrats in our state legislature. Legal Insurrection readers may recall my descriptions of Kevin de León, President Pro Tempore of the California Senate…
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UCLA Basketball Players Thank Trump for Keeping Them Out of Chinese Jail

Posted by  ▪  November 16, 2017

“To President Trump and the United States government, thank you”

UCLA Basketball Players Thank Trump for Keeping Them Out of Chinese Jail

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11/16/2017 at 8:30am
Three young men who play basketball for UCLA were on a team visit to China earlier this month when they were arrested for shoplifting. President Trump happened to be landing in China at the same time and intervened on their behalf. The New York Times reports: How Trump Helped Liberate U.C.L.A. ‘Knuckleheads’ From…
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William and Mary Student Op-Ed Justifies Vandalizing Fraternities

Posted by  ▪  November 16, 2017

“fraternities are a microcosm of the patriarchal, classist and white supremacist structures”

William and Mary Student Op-Ed Justifies Vandalizing Fraternities

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11/16/2017 at 7:30am
Aditya Mohan of the William and Mary student paper The Flat Hat also suggests that removing graffiti that’s been painted on frat houses is a form of censorship. Fraternity Spray Paint Protests Justified In Their Accusations The spray painting of “rapist” and “rape” on the fraternity houses was a much-needed action against terrible…
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Branco Cartoon – Campaign Bus

Posted by  ▪  November 16, 2017

Sure looks different underneath

Branco Cartoon – Campaign Bus

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11/16/2017 at 7:00am
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U. Michigan student govt passes watered-down anti-Israel non-divestment divestment resolution

Posted by  ▪  November 15, 2017

Resolution asks Regents to investigate whether to divest, effort is DOA according to University spokesman.

U. Michigan student govt passes watered-down anti-Israel non-divestment divestment resolution

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11/15/2017 at 8:40pm
There was a time that student government resolutions divesting from Israel were all the rage, and the center of the anti-Israel movement on campuses. We covered many such battles, most of which were defeated, though some passed. They always were purely symbolic acts, since student governments have zero power to divest university…
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Aging, humorless Dem Senator rips judicial nominee Don Willett over Bacon Marriage tweet

Posted by  ▪  November 15, 2017

2015 Tweet: “I could support recognizing a constitutional right to marry bacon”

Aging, humorless Dem Senator rips judicial nominee Don Willett over Bacon Marriage tweet

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11/15/2017 at 6:30pm
Wednesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee conducted confirmation hearings for several judicial appointees including Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett. Willett has been nominated for a spot on the fifth circuit. An avid Twitter user, Willett is a bright, humorous spot on the social media platform. Prior to the hearing, many a…
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Russia Throws Venezuela a Lifeline as the Socialist Country Flirts With Default

Posted by  ▪  November 15, 2017

Restructure of debt saved Venezuela…this time.

Russia Throws Venezuela a Lifeline as the Socialist Country Flirts With Default

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11/15/2017 at 4:30pm
I’m seeing conflicting reports: Venezuela defaulted, Venezuela didn’t default, Venezuela is about to default. What’s the truth? Venezuela ALMOST defaulted, but Russia came in at the last second to restructure the $3 billion debt the socialist country owes Russia. S&P Global Ratings said on Monday that Venezuela defaulted after it missed a debt…
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Senate Tax Plan Now Includes Making Individual Tax Cuts Temporary

Posted by  ▪  November 15, 2017

Corporate tax rate will remain permanent.

Senate Tax Plan Now Includes Making Individual Tax Cuts Temporary

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11/15/2017 at 3:00pm
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) has revealed changes made to the Senate’s tax reform bill, which includes expiration dates to the tax cuts given to individuals, but will make the business tax cute permanent. From The Hill: The sunset clause in Hatch’s “modified mark” would mean the new individual rates in…
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Resignation of CFPB head gives Trump opportunity to erase Elizabeth Warren’s legacy

Posted by  ▪  November 15, 2017

“Today is welcome news for all consumers as Richard Cordray will no longer be able to misuse the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) unchecked power”

Resignation of CFPB head gives Trump opportunity to erase Elizabeth Warren’s legacy

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11/15/2017 at 1:45pm
Richard Cordray, an Obama appointee and head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced to staff in an email Wednesday his plans to resign. While he’s yet to confirm his plans, there’s speculation Cordray will return home to run for Ohio’s governorship. The CFPB functions as, “a regulator set…
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Dartmouth Prof to Donate Half of Proceeds From New Book to Antifa

Posted by  ▪  November 15, 2017

“gained popularity after publishing Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook”

Dartmouth Prof to Donate Half of Proceeds From New Book to Antifa

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11/15/2017 at 1:30pm
In a rational world, people in academia would denounce Antifa and their violent, anti-free speech tactics. This guy is planning to give them money. Campus Reform reports: Dartmouth prof to donate half of book proceeds to Antifa A Dartmouth College professor plans to donate half of the proceeds from his latest book to Antifa,…
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Remember when everyone wanted to ban bump stocks?

Posted by  ▪  November 15, 2017

How quickly rhetoric fades

Remember when everyone wanted to ban bump stocks?

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11/15/2017 at 11:45am
Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock used a bump stock attachment when he murdered 58 people. Following the massacre, lawmakers of all political stripes, gun control groups, and even gun rights groups like the NRA agreed the bump stock, which enables rapid fire shooting on some semi-automatic rifles, was not fit for…
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Panel of White Professors at Boston College Laments ‘Whiteness’

Posted by  ▪  November 15, 2017

“We white people created race.”

Panel of White Professors at Boston College Laments ‘Whiteness’

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11/15/2017 at 10:30am
A growing number of progressives in academia are pushing the left’s ‘white supremacy’ narrative. The College Fix reports: At Boston College, panel of white professors lament ‘whiteness’ A recent panel at Boston College titled “Whiteness: A Faculty-Student Dialogue about Race” drew self flagellation from white professors on the dais, who lamented white people’s alleged…
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Zimbabwe Military Seizes Control, Confines President Mugabe to Home

Posted by  ▪  November 15, 2017

The coup that’s not a coup?

Zimbabwe Military Seizes Control, Confines President Mugabe to Home

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11/15/2017 at 10:00am
A non-coup coup has apparently happened in the southern African country of Zimbabwe overnight. I noticed last night on Twitter that the military started to take control in the capital city of Harare, but denied it was a coup because they planned to target criminals around President Robert Mugabe. This is HUGE….
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Cracks appear in Media Matters Twitter thuggery campaign against Hannity

Posted by  ▪  November 15, 2017

Many of the high-profile advertisers who allegedly dropped Hannity over Roy Moore coverage say they didn’t advertise in the first place.

Cracks appear in Media Matters Twitter thuggery campaign against Hannity

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11/15/2017 at 8:30am
Don’t think for a second that the attack on Sean Hannity’s advertiser’s led by Media Matters has anything to do with Hannity’s coverage of or interview with Roy Moore. The Moore coverage is just a pretext to carry out a plan to attack conservative media, Fox News and Hannity that has…
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UVA Loosens Rules for Students Caught Lying or Stealing

Posted by  ▪  November 15, 2017

“to be a lot more forgiving and rehabilitative”

UVA Loosens Rules for Students Caught Lying or Stealing

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11/15/2017 at 7:30am
The new policy makes it easier for students accused of these infractions to stay in school. It’s not clear how this makes things better for everyone. The Daily Caller reports: UVA Loosens Sanctions On Liars, Cheaters, And Thieves A committee at the University of Virginia voted 19-1 to amend the school’s student honor conduct…
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Papa John’s Surrenders to NFL National Anthem Kneelers

Posted by  ▪  November 15, 2017

“We will work with the players and league to find a positive way forward.”

Papa John’s Surrenders to NFL National Anthem Kneelers

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11/15/2017 at 7:00am
Papa John’s, the pizza restaurant chain headquartered in Jeffersontown, Kentucky, has been on a mostly bad publicity roller coaster for several weeks. The company’s founder and CEO John Schnatter spoke out against the national anthem protests at NFL games, claiming they were hurting the company’s bottom line. On November 2nd, Dan Gainor…
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