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What Was RNC Thinking in Selecting CNBC to host Debate?

Posted by  ▪  October 29, 2015

What did they expect to happen?

What Was RNC Thinking in Selecting CNBC to host Debate?

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10/29/2015 at 8:30am
If you watched the CNBC Republican primary debate last night and the political analysis that followed on FOX News or any other center right outlet, you know what a disaster the event was. The moderators were so far left and openly combative that it was like watching a Republican debate moderated by…
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Legal Insurrection Reacts to the #CNBCGOPDebate

Posted by  ▪  October 29, 2015

We have a lot of opinions, people…

Legal Insurrection Reacts to the #CNBCGOPDebate

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10/29/2015 at 7:00am
Trigger warning: hot takes! Give our analyses a look, then take it to the comments… Aleister: The CNBC Republican debate was a dumpster fire from beginning to end. John Harwood and the other moderators were openly hostile and argumentative to the candidates when they weren’t encouraging the candidates to fight among themselves. What a contrast…
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Who won the CNBC Debate? (Reader Poll)

Posted by  ▪  October 28, 2015

I missed the debate, so tell me.

Who won the CNBC Debate? (Reader Poll)

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10/28/2015 at 11:42pm
I missed almost the entire CNBC Debate, as I was at another event. Various Legal Insurrection authors who did watch will have their reactions and highlights first thing Thursday morning. So tell me, Who Won? For this poll there is a twist. You can pick up to three. Poll open until Noon (Pacific) on…
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LIVE REACTIONS: CNBC “Main Stage” GOP Debate

Posted by  ▪  October 28, 2015

Focus on taxes, jobs, and the economy…this could be the Big One.

LIVE REACTIONS: CNBC “Main Stage” GOP Debate

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10/28/2015 at 7:56pm
Welcome to the main stage! Tonight’s debate will feature… Carly Fiorina Jeb Bush Donald Trump Chris Christie Ben Carson Marco Rubio Ted Cruz Rand Paul Mike Huckabee John Kasich CNBC, like Fox News, decided to put tonight’s debate behind the “cable news subscriber” paywall. If you pay for cable and are away from your TV, you can log in and watch here….
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uecneTWkoDE

Cornell basking in “Streisand Effect” after Watters’ World shutdown

Posted by  ▪  October 28, 2015

Student newspaper calls it an “Embarrassment to Cornell”

Cornell basking in “Streisand Effect” after Watters’ World shutdown

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uecneTWkoDE
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10/28/2015 at 6:30pm
On Monday night, October 26, 2015, The O’Reilly Factor ran a Watters’ World segment with student-on-the-street interviews. The highlight of the segment was that Cornell shut down Jesse Watters on air during student interviews. Here is the segment. I predicted that Cornell would experience the Streisand Effect, which is: The Streisand effect is the…
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China Lashes Out at U.S. Navy Maneuvers in South China Sea

Posted by  ▪  October 28, 2015

“Think again”

China Lashes Out at U.S. Navy Maneuvers in South China Sea

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10/28/2015 at 5:23pm
Earlier this week, the Pentagon announced that the U.S. Navy planned on sending a destroyer into disputed waters in the South China Sea. In the first of a series of missions, the USS Lassen would breach the 12-mile “buffer” zone around the man-made islands in the Spratly archipelago as a way…
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American Anthropological Association facing self-destructive BDS resolution

Posted by  ▪  October 28, 2015

Anti-Israel academic boycott movement will damage academia long before it damages Israel.

American Anthropological Association facing self-destructive BDS resolution

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10/28/2015 at 3:40pm
Last year we highlighted a debate within the American Anthropological Association as to whether to boycott Israel, and how the anti-Israel activists had stacked the deck, Anti-Israel academic boycotters rig debate at American Anthropological Association. That stacked deck recently resulted in a one-sided report calling for action against Israel, though a full…
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2016 Outlook: No Individual PPOs Available to Health Insurance Consumers in Houston

Posted by  ▪  October 28, 2015

But you can have an HMO

2016 Outlook: No Individual PPOs Available to Health Insurance Consumers in Houston

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10/28/2015 at 1:30pm
Consumers living in the country’s fourth largest city will no longer be able to purchase an individual PPO. Market changes sparked by implantation of Obamacare are putting the squeeze on the self-employed and those who purchase health insurance outside of a large employer sponsored PPO. The Lone Star State’s largest PPO provider, Blue…
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How GOP Candidates are Preparing for Tonight’s Debate

Posted by  ▪  October 28, 2015

Drinks, marriage, birthdays, prize fighters, and toilets

How GOP Candidates are Preparing for Tonight’s Debate

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10/28/2015 at 11:45am
Tonight, GOP Presidential contenders will duke it out on stage for the third time. How are the candidates preparing for this evening’s verbal sparring? Marco Rubio is checking stats. Rand Paul is practicing “Yo Momma” jokes. NBC News reports: Rand Paul thinks Donald Trump winning the GOP nod and inviting Paul to be on his…
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Campus Sexual Assault: Bad Statistics Don’t Help Victims

Posted by  ▪  October 28, 2015

Agenda-driven studies are skewing the campus sexual assault debate

Campus Sexual Assault: Bad Statistics Don’t Help Victims

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10/28/2015 at 10:00am
For years, we have heard that that 1-in-4 or 1-in-5 college women are victims of rape or sexual assault. The studies behind the statistic tended to be agenda-driven and unscientific, but now according to hundreds of news stories, there’s a new, more comprehensive survey that confirms epidemic levels of sexual predati…
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Calls Grow for Hillary to Apologize for VA Comments

Posted by  ▪  October 28, 2015

Playing politics with veterans.

Calls Grow for Hillary to Apologize for VA Comments

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10/28/2015 at 8:30am
Last week on MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow show, Hillary Clinton downplayed recent scandals at the Department of Veterans Affairs which resulted in the deaths of vets who were waiting for care. Since then, a growing chorus is calling for Clinton to apologize. CNN reports: Veterans’ groups fire back at Clinton’s VA comments Some veterans groups…
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Branco Cartoon – Fire Drill

Posted by  ▪  October 28, 2015

You have trained your entire lives for this

Branco Cartoon – Fire Drill

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10/28/2015 at 7:00am
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House Budget Deal Breakdown: It’s a Cluster

Posted by  ▪  October 27, 2015

“This is what Republican surrender looks like.”

House Budget Deal Breakdown: It’s a Cluster

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10/27/2015 at 8:00pm
The air is crisp, the leaves are donning their autumnal dress, and the Hill is bracing for it’s annual budget fight. According to Speaker Boehner, “there’s no reason to vote against it.” But what’s really in the House’s budget proposal? The Washington Examiner’s Phillip Klein isn’t so convinced. “This is what Republican surrender looks…
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http://youtu.be/rZKWjwzwewo

More Bad News On the Obamacare Front: Thousands to Lose Subsidies, Premiums Soaring

Posted by  ▪  October 27, 2015

Obamacare, the disaster that keeps on giving

More Bad News On the Obamacare Front: Thousands to Lose Subsidies, Premiums Soaring

http://youtu.be/rZKWjwzwewo
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10/27/2015 at 6:15pm
I started writing this post before I checked the mail today. Needing a break from the computer screen, I wandered out to the mailbox to find an “OPEN IMMEDIATELY, THE APOCALYPSE IS NIGH” envelope from my health insurance provider, tucked between the junk mail and a cooking magazine. Sure enough, it…
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New Planned Parenthood Video May Show Partial Birth Abortion Admission

Posted by  ▪  October 27, 2015

Atrocities against humanity

New Planned Parenthood Video May Show Partial Birth Abortion Admission

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10/27/2015 at 4:40pm
Today, the Center for Medical Progress released the eleventh video in a series aimed at exposing criminal activity at Planned Parenthood clinics. This newest video purports to show Planned Parenthood doctor Dr. Amna Dermish describing how she provides very illegal partial birth abortions to her patients. More from Fox News: “My aim is…
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#HeyMarco Video Showcases a Very Relatable Rubio

Posted by  ▪  October 27, 2015

Tupac, Dan Marino, and a water bottle cameo

#HeyMarco Video Showcases a Very Relatable Rubio

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10/27/2015 at 3:14pm
Earlier this year, I used a great deal of digital ink describing why I believe that Marco Rubio has the best digital campaign of the cycle. So far, his team has done the best job stripping down the trappings of campaign life to offer the country an introduction to who Marco…
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Poland Election: Landslide win for Conservatives, a blow to Markel’s Mass-Migration Policy

Posted by  ▪  October 27, 2015

Merkel loses key ally in push for migrant quotas

Poland Election: Landslide win for Conservatives, a blow to Markel’s Mass-Migration Policy

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10/27/2015 at 1:15pm
The landslide victory of the conservative party in Poland has delivered a big blow to the open border policy pursued by German Chancellor Merkel and unelected Eurocrats in Brussels. Poland’s ruling liberal Civic Platform has now become the first political victim of EU’s mass migration policy. The conservative Law and Justice Party…
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