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Oberlin College lashes out at Gibson’s Bakery, portrays itself as victim

Posted by  ▪  December 13, 2017

Allege “violent physical assault … on unarmed Oberlin students,” despite guilty pleas from students to shoplifting and criminal trespass, amid continuing Black Lives Matter boycott of bakery.

Oberlin College lashes out at Gibson’s Bakery, portrays itself as victim

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12/13/2017 at 10:10am
For over a year we have been covering an incident at Gibson’s Bakery in Oberlin, Ohio, close to Oberlin College. The incident involved charges of racial profiling against the Bakery after three black Oberlin students were arrested for shoplifting. When one of the employees, Allyn Gibson, attempted to stop them, a…
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Democrats Signaling They Won’t Force Shutdown Over Dreamers

Posted by  ▪  December 13, 2017

“Democrats are loath to be pegged as responsible for shutting down the government”

Democrats Signaling They Won’t Force Shutdown Over Dreamers

https://youtu.be/NO-LaBcvuPs
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12/13/2017 at 8:30am
In a move that’s sure to infuriate their base, Democrats are backing away from demands that a deal be put in place for Dreamers to get the budget deal done. It’s a dramatic shift from just days ago. Heather Caygle and Elana Schor report at Politico: Dems back away from brink on Dreamers Democratic…
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Ohio U. Prof Claims Global Warming is Worse Than War

Posted by  ▪  December 13, 2017

“matched only by all-out nuclear war”

Ohio U. Prof Claims Global Warming is Worse Than War

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12/13/2017 at 7:30am
Have you noticed the left’s tendency to go too far with climate change rhetoric? Happens all the time. The Washington Examiner reports: Ohio professor claims ‘global warming is worse than war’ A professor in the School of Communication Studies at Ohio University recently told a class that “global warming is worse than war.” After…
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Texts Expose Official Involved in Russia Investigation Calling Trump an “Idiot”, Saying “Hillary should win”

Posted by  ▪  December 13, 2017

“God Hillary should win 100,000,000 – 0”

Texts Expose Official Involved in Russia Investigation Calling Trump an “Idiot”, Saying “Hillary should win”

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12/13/2017 at 7:00am
Text messages made public Tuesday night expose the depth of anti-Trump bias in Mueller’s investigation into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. The texts produced were exchanged between Peter Strzok, a top intelligence official, and Lisa Page, an attorney for the FBI. Both expressed concern over comments Trump made during…
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Judicial Voterama: Grasz confirmed (8th Cir.), Willett advances to floor vote (5th Cir.)

Posted by  ▪  December 12, 2017

Meanwhile: Talley offers to withdraw (Alabama District Court)

Judicial Voterama: Grasz confirmed (8th Cir.), Willett advances to floor vote (5th Cir.)

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12/12/2017 at 8:00pm
The “judge story” that Trump crowed about in October continues apace. Tonight the Senate confirmed Leonard Steven Grasz, by a 50–48 vote, to be a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eight Circuit.  Grasz had received a unanimous “Not Qualified” rating from the American Bar Association, an influential legal organization…
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Alabama Senate Special Election – JONES wins

Posted by  ▪  December 12, 2017

Quick Take — While this was a candidate specific loss, it certainly will be spun as part of a wave.

Alabama Senate Special Election – JONES wins

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12/12/2017 at 7:30pm
UPDATE: AP and networks have called the race for Jones at about 10:25 p.m. Eastern. Moore led most of the night, but Birmingham (Jefferson County) was late reporting, and when it did, it swung the election. Jones won Jefferson County with about 70% of the vote. There will be hot takes galore. Here’s my…
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Trump dominates news cycle with tweet about Kirsten Gillibrand

Posted by  ▪  December 12, 2017

Meanwhile, Elizabeth Warren’s response was definite face-palm.

Trump dominates news cycle with tweet about Kirsten Gillibrand

https://youtu.be/IkI06sFPGYs
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12/12/2017 at 6:00pm
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) tried to come to the defense of her colleague Sen. Kristin Gillibrand (D-NY) after President Donald Trump claimed that the latter used to beg him for campaign contributions “and would do anything for them.” Warren fired back on Twitter and asked Trump if he is “really trying…
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CNN’s Jim Acosta Whines About WH Press Secretary Being Mean

Posted by  ▪  December 12, 2017

Again

CNN’s Jim Acosta Whines About WH Press Secretary Being Mean

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12/12/2017 at 4:26pm
During Monday’s White House press briefing, CNN’s Jim Acosta worked to make himself a story. Again. Acosta asked about Trump’s claim that media is “fake news”, which lead to a heated exchange with White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders. “Journalists make honest mistakes and that doesn’t make them fake news,” said Acosta. “When journalists…
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http://www.cnn.com/interactive/2017/01/politics/trump-inauguration-gigapixel/

“Democrats’ #Resistance is creating a genuine constitutional crisis”

Posted by  ▪  December 12, 2017

Georgetown Law Prof. Randy Barnett: “…. in which governmental power is not allowed by them to be peacefully transferred after a lawful election”

“Democrats’ #Resistance is creating a genuine constitutional crisis”

http://www.cnn.com/interactive/2017/01/politics/trump-inauguration-gigapixel/
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12/12/2017 at 2:30pm
Georgetown Law Professor Randy Barnett had a tweet on December 5, 2017, that I’ve been meaning to write about. It reflects a subject I, and others, have been focusing on since election night — the refusal of Democrats and #NeverTrump Republicans to accept the outcome of the election not just emotionally, but…
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Vanderbilt University Administrator Says Disruptive Protests Should be Encouraged

Posted by  ▪  December 12, 2017

“are essential for forward progress”

Vanderbilt University Administrator Says Disruptive Protests Should be Encouraged

https://youtu.be/DWDnReaVUSg
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12/12/2017 at 1:30pm
I wonder if this LGBTQI administrator would feel the same way if conservative students decided to follow him around and interrupt him every time he tries to speak. Campus Reform reports: Disruptive protesters should be ‘celebrated,’ admin says The Director of LGBTQI Life at Vanderbilt University recently argued that student protesters should be “celebrated,”…
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Allegations of Illegal Sale of Fetal Tissue Shut Down Two California-based Companies

Posted by  ▪  December 12, 2017

“This settlement seized all profits from DV Biologics and DaVinci Biosciences, which they acquired by viewing body parts as a commodity and illegally selling fetal tissues for valuable consideration.”

Allegations of Illegal Sale of Fetal Tissue Shut Down Two California-based Companies

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12/12/2017 at 1:00pm
A complaint launched by the pro-life group, The Center for Medical Progress back in September of 2015 has resulted in the shuttering of two California-based bioscience companies. The CMP gained notoriety for releasing a string of undercover videos exposing Planned Parenthood’s role in the aborted baby part industry. The LA Times…
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Merkel Condemns “All Forms of Antisemitism,” Fails to Address Muslim Jew-Hatred in Germany

Posted by  ▪  December 12, 2017

Muslim demonstrators in Berlin shout “death to Jews” and “Jews, remember Khaybar, army of Muhammad is coming again” during weekend protests

Merkel Condemns “All Forms of Antisemitism,” Fails to Address Muslim Jew-Hatred in Germany

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6XrTb6NFKEQ&t=81s
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12/12/2017 at 11:37am
After two days of silence, German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned antisemitic demonstrations that took place in Germany during the weekend. “We oppose all forms of antisemitism and xenophobia.” she told reporters on Monday. “The state has to use all available legal measures” against such acts, she added. Merkel’s condemnation failed to address the…
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Poster for Vigil to Honor Kate Steinle Trashed by Vandals at UC Berkeley

Posted by  ▪  December 12, 2017

“a small but vocal group of demonstrators who accused the GOP students of using Steinle’s memory to advance fascism”

Poster for Vigil to Honor Kate Steinle Trashed by Vandals at UC Berkeley

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gM27sCW1u28
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12/12/2017 at 10:30am
What kind of person does this? You can’t even show respect for the dead? The College Fix reported: At UC Berkeley, vandals trash vigil poster honoring Kate Steinle A large poster at UC Berkeley of Kate Steinle was torn and trashed by vandals just one day after it was used to honor her memory…
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The Linda-Sarsourization of Feminism: Anti-Israel BDS an “Intersectional Feminist” 1st Date Requirement

Posted by  ▪  December 12, 2017

Dating Advice from Everyday Feminism author Lara Witt, who also thinks “White People Are Evil. Whiteness is Evil.”

The Linda-Sarsourization of Feminism: Anti-Israel BDS an “Intersectional Feminist” 1st Date Requirement

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12/12/2017 at 10:00am
For some years we’ve been reporting about how Jews are being ostracized, intimidated and even physically assaulted based on their identification with Israel. As we’ve documented, on some college and university campuses, the harassing conduct of anti-Israel and pro-BDS (boycott, divestment, and sanctions) groups is so severe and persistent that it’s starting…
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http://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2016/09/01/donald-trump-doctor-griffin-pkg-tsr.cnn/video/playlists/donald-trump-health/

CNN is very concerned about Trump’s Diet Coke habits

Posted by  ▪  December 12, 2017

Someone get CNN a Pulitzer for this round of hard-hitting journalism

CNN is very concerned about Trump’s Diet Coke habits

http://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2016/09/01/donald-trump-doctor-griffin-pkg-tsr.cnn/video/playlists/donald-trump-health/
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12/12/2017 at 8:30am
Over the weekend, the New York Times published a glimpse virtual behind the scenes glimpse into Trump’s presidency. Nestled in the story was the revelation that Trump consumes approximately 12 Diet Cokes daily, Cokes delivered to him by White House staff summoned by a button. Watching cable, he shares thoughts with…
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John Jay College Closing Art Exhibit Featuring Work by Gitmo Detainees

Posted by  ▪  December 12, 2017

“decided to close the exhibit to the public until further notice”

John Jay College Closing Art Exhibit Featuring Work by Gitmo Detainees

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12/12/2017 at 7:30am
This art show opened a couple of weeks ago but apparently the school got threatened over it. The Daily Caller reports: Gitmo Art Exhibit Closing After Snapchat Threat An art exhibit featuring the works of Guantanamo Bay prisoners at John Jay College is shutting down Monday after a Snapchat message mentioned a threat against…
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Bracing for continuing instability and worse in North Korea

Posted by  ▪  December 12, 2017

Earthquakes, China’s new refugee camps, and US-led missile defense drills.

Bracing for continuing instability and worse in North Korea

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Egd8loIt0Og
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12/12/2017 at 7:00am
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. The tremors have continued, as the entire area remains geologically unstable. According to the USGS, last weekend’s tremors were “relaxation events”. They measured a magnitude…
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