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Brandeis U becomes latest to receive set of “Demands”

Posted by  ▪  November 20, 2015

“If we don’t get it, shut it down”

Brandeis U becomes latest to receive set of “Demands”

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11/20/2015 at 4:08pm
Brandeis University becomes the latest school to receive a set of demands from a student protest group… or else. The group, calling itself Concerned Students 2015, made the following demands, according to an all-campus email from Brandeis Interim President Lisa Lynch forwarding an email she had received: ———- Forwarded message ———- From: Ford Hall…
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Gowdy: Obama hyper-partisanship allowed refugee crisis to grow

Posted by  ▪  November 20, 2015

Administration wants “to cut off debate rather than discuss foreign policy”

Gowdy: Obama hyper-partisanship allowed refugee crisis to grow

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11/20/2015 at 2:30pm
Wednesday, I argued that debate over the Syrian refugee crisis detracts from the heart of the issue — President Obama’s incompetency combatting radical Muslim terrorist cells. Had this administration some semblance of strategy or will to win, the contentious and overly politicized refugee debate would be nonexistent. There would be no need…
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Petition launched defending UT-Austin Israel Studies Prof. against smear campaign

Posted by  ▪  November 20, 2015

Ugly false accusations made by anti-Israel students.

Petition launched defending UT-Austin Israel Studies Prof. against smear campaign

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11/20/2015 at 1:05pm
The organized smear campaign against UT-Austin Israel Studies professor Ami Pedahzur continues unabated. For those of you who are new to the story, the UT-Austin Palestine Solidarity Committee invaded an Israel Studies event hosted by Prof. Pedahzur (possibly in violation of the campus code), refused either to participate in the event or…
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Changes Proposed to Florida’s Infamous “10-20-Life” Sentencing Law

Posted by  ▪  November 20, 2015

Cases of aggravated assault would no longer be subject to mandatory minimum

Changes Proposed to Florida’s Infamous “10-20-Life” Sentencing Law

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11/20/2015 at 11:30am
NOTE: This post has one correction and one clarification, as noted below. One of Florida’s more interesting laws is the so-called “10-20-Life” statute, properly cited as §775.087 Possession or use of weapon; aggravated battery; felony reclassification; minimum sentence.  In a nutshell, §775.087 provides, among other things, for mandatory minimum sentences for the possession or…
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Hillary Suddenly Concerned About Defeating ISIS

Posted by  ▪  November 20, 2015

This must have gone over well with a focus group.

Hillary Suddenly Concerned About Defeating ISIS

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11/20/2015 at 10:00am
When asked about combating ISIS at the Democratic Party debate last Saturday, Hillary Clinton said “It cannot be an American fight.” She took some heat for saying that, even from the left. After what must have been a furious few days of focus groups and word testing, she presented a plan to…
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AACONS Interviews Dr. Ben Carson

Posted by  ▪  November 20, 2015

Dr. Ben Carson…pre-election cycle!

AACONS Interviews Dr. Ben Carson

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11/20/2015 at 8:30am
Last year, our friends at AACONS had the opportunity to interview Dr. Ben Carson. Give it a listen! Visit AACONS Blog Talk Radio page and its home blog website. They have a great Facebook page and active Twitter account. [NOTE: AACONS now is posting its weekly podcasts at Legal Insurrection.]
 

Legal Insurrection is hiring

Posted by  ▪  November 20, 2015

(seriously)

Legal Insurrection is hiring

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11/20/2015 at 7:00am
It’s with a mix of sadness for us (because she’s leaving) and happiness for her (because she found a great law job) that I report Amy Miller is leaving Legal Insurrection at the end of the month. I’ll have more to say about that when we throw her going away party, which…
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Pope Francis: “The whole world is at war”

Posted by  ▪  November 19, 2015

US Embassy in Italy warns Americans to avoid the Vatican.

Pope Francis: “The whole world is at war”

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11/19/2015 at 9:00pm
It was only two short months ago that Pope Francis was touring this country and promoting his climate change encyclical, having made this issue a key one in his papacy. In the wake of the Paris attacks, his priorities seem to have been shifted. Unfortunately, he blames the weapon sellers instead of…
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‘Black Widows’ of Chechnya – model for the next attack wave in Europe?

Posted by  ▪  November 19, 2015

as Obama mocks fear of “widows and orphans”

‘Black Widows’ of Chechnya – model for the next attack wave in Europe?

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11/19/2015 at 7:33pm
Obama’s taunt that Republicans “are scared of widows and orphans” takes on an ironic twist in light of the fact that one of the dead in Wednesday morning’s Paris raid was a female suicide bomber, Hasna Aitboulahcen [Featured Image]. We also know that, in some of the earliest conflicts in which a significant…
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Key Group of Democrats Aligned With House GOP to Help Pass Syrian Refugee Bill

Posted by  ▪  November 19, 2015

House votes to curb Syrian refugee influx

Key Group of Democrats Aligned With House GOP to Help Pass Syrian Refugee Bill

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11/19/2015 at 6:00pm
In the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks, Americans are looking toward their elected leadership for a way forward in the plan to defeat ISIS. One of the plans put forward by the GOP-led Congress is to enhance security measures and to temporarily halt settlements for the incoming Syrian and Iraqi refugees,…
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Confirmed: Paris Attack Mastermind Killed in Raid

Posted by  ▪  November 19, 2015

Currently enjoying Hell

Confirmed: Paris Attack Mastermind Killed in Raid

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11/19/2015 at 4:36pm
Abdelhamid Abaaoud, the mastermind behind last week’s terror attacks in Paris that killed 129 people (so far—some victims are still in critical condition) and wounded hundreds more, was confirmed dead following a dramatic police raid on an apartment complex in the Parisian suburb of Saint-Denis on Wednesday. According to multiple reports, French…
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American Teenager Murdered in Palestinian Attack

Posted by  ▪  November 19, 2015

Tel Aviv, West Bank targeted

American Teenager Murdered in Palestinian Attack

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11/19/2015 at 3:00pm
Today, American Yeshiva student Ezra Schwartz was murdered in the Gush Etzion area of the West Bank in Jerusalem. He was one of three killed when a Palestinian terrorist open fired into a traffic jam. The Jerusalem Post reports: Seven others were lightly wounded in the attack, two Israeli women and five…
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Merkel Falters as Anti-Immigration Party becomes 3rd Largest in Germany

Posted by  ▪  November 19, 2015

Merkel’s mass-immigration policy poised to “fundamentally transform” the demography of Europe forever

Merkel Falters as Anti-Immigration Party becomes 3rd Largest in Germany

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11/19/2015 at 1:00pm
As German Chancellor Angela Merkel doubles down on her open-border policy just days after the deadly Paris terror attacks by reiterating her government’s willingness to absorb more migrants, the political landscape in changing rapidly before her eyes. The anti-immigration party AfD that was just above 3 percent in opinion polls as recently as…
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Paris Attacks Bring Inevitable Calls for Gun Control From the Left

Posted by  ▪  November 19, 2015

Never let a crisis go to waste.

Paris Attacks Bring Inevitable Calls for Gun Control From the Left

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11/19/2015 at 11:30am
As the world reacts to the terror attacks in Paris and French authorities continue to address new developments, some progressives are pushing the left’s pet issue of gun control. In order to understand their point, you have to completely ignore the fact that France has some of the strictest gun control laws…
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46W4S3lr9HU

UT-Austin anti-Israel student leader called for “support” of Hamas, Islamic Jihad, PFLP

Posted by  ▪  November 19, 2015

Just over two months ago leader of Israeli Studies disruption called on BDS movement to “support Palestinian resistance groups”

UT-Austin anti-Israel student leader called for “support” of Hamas, Islamic Jihad, PFLP

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46W4S3lr9HU
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11/19/2015 at 10:20am
The students who disrupted a UT-Austin Israel Studies event hosted by Professor Ami Pedahzur have gone on the offensive, filing a “civil rights” complaint with the University. The disruption was carried out by the UT-Austin Palestine Solidarity Committee (PSC), led by law student Mohammed Nabulsi, who also is a leader of the…
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On Fighting ISIS

Posted by  ▪  November 19, 2015

Are there any good options?

On Fighting ISIS

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11/19/2015 at 8:30am
The best approach to addressing the ISIS threat would have been one of prevention—an ounce of it worth far more than a pound of cure. An obvious move would have been to keep a small residual force in Iraq, back when even Obama was crowing about the successful transition there. Another…
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Branco Cartoon – I Have Seen The Enemy

Posted by  ▪  November 19, 2015

and he is….

Branco Cartoon – I Have Seen The Enemy

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11/19/2015 at 7:00am
Note: You may reprint this cartoon provided you link back to this source.