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Vassar students start voting on anti-Israel referenda

Posted by  ▪  April 26, 2016

Will students vote to diminish the value of their own degrees?

Vassar students start voting on anti-Israel referenda

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4/26/2016 at 9:00pm
We have covered extensively the goings on at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY, with regard to anti-Israel resolutions proposed by Vassar Students for Justice in Palestine and Vassar Jewish Voice for Peace. The atmosphere has been particularly toxic, with overt acts of anti-Semitism and intimidation of students who oppose the Boycott, Divestment…
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LIVE RESULTS: East Coast Primaries

Posted by  ▪  April 26, 2016

Updates: Will Trump exceed delegate expectations?

LIVE RESULTS: East Coast Primaries

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4/26/2016 at 7:30pm
Connecticut, Delaware, Pennsylvanie, Rhode Island, and Maryland vote today. All polls close at 8:00 PM EST. UPDATES (by WAJ): Issue is not whether Trump wins the 5 states, issue is whether he picks up more delegates than expected, which he will have to do to get on trajectory for first ballot win. https://twitter.com/jaketapper/status/725151780666003457 Big delegate…
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‘Trump University’ Case is Going to Trial

Posted by  ▪  April 26, 2016

Donald Trump to be a witness

‘Trump University’ Case is Going to Trial

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4/26/2016 at 5:30pm
Tuesday, a New York judge decided the ‘Trump University’ case will go to trial. No trial date has been set (Fox News reports tentative trial date would be sometime this fall), but New York’s Attorney General indicated he expects Republican presidential frontrunner, Donald Trump to testify as a witness. New York’s…
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Pennsylvania Democrat Holds Casting Call for “Supporters”

Posted by  ▪  April 26, 2016

Political theater

Pennsylvania Democrat Holds Casting Call for “Supporters”

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4/26/2016 at 4:30pm
How do you know a politician’s ground game sucks? He has to pay people to play the part of “supporter.” Pennsylvania State Rep. Kevin Boyle (D) is looking for supporters for a day. Stand at a Philadelphia polling location, wave a sign (probably, the email doesn’t enumerate specific duties), and you…
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Ben Carson: ‘People Who Are Very Ambitious Should Not Be President’

Posted by  ▪  April 26, 2016

Worst surrogate ever or THE worst surrogate ever?

Ben Carson: ‘People Who Are Very Ambitious Should Not Be President’

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4/26/2016 at 3:00pm
Oh, Ben Carson. Sweetheart, he may be, but the man is never short on gaffes. On Fox News’ Outnumbered Tuesday, Dr. Carson, former Republican presidential contender, now Donald Trump spokesman had some interesting things to say about ambitious individuals: “People who are very ambitious and who will do whatever it takes…
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Trump set to “steal” more delegates in “rigged” northeast primaries (Update – Grand “Theft”)

Posted by  ▪  April 26, 2016

If Trump had proportional delegate allocation, he would have zero chance of a first ballot win.

Trump set to “steal” more delegates in “rigged” northeast primaries (Update – Grand “Theft”)

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4/26/2016 at 1:00pm
What do you call a presidential candidate who invents a phony talking point portraying himself as a victim, when he in fact is the perpetrator? Bill Clinton? Yes, but let’s not get nostalgic. Mr. Donald J. Trump? Yes, bingo. Trump and his merry band of Trumpmedia have relentlessly pushed the narrative that Trump is the…
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Suicide on the rise in the US

Posted by  ▪  April 26, 2016

Most demographic groups are affected

Suicide on the rise in the US

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4/26/2016 at 11:30am
This is depressing news: Suicide in the United States has surged to the highest levels in nearly 30 years, a federal data analysis has found, with increases in every age group except older adults. The rise was particularly steep for women. It was also substantial among middle-aged Americans, sending a signal of…
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Anti-Semitic Cyber Attack Hits Universities Across Germany

Posted by  ▪  April 26, 2016

Printers and copiers spew anti-Semitic flyers.

Anti-Semitic Cyber Attack Hits Universities Across Germany

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4/26/2016 at 10:00am
Right in time for Passover as tiny Jewish student communities across Germany were preparing for the Jewish holiday, several University campuses all over the country were hit by a major anti-Semitic cyber-attack. Last week, printers and photo copy machines on college campuses across Germany began spontaneously shooting off flyers filled with anti-Semitic contents. The…
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CDC official’s immigration warning: “Plan on many of the kids having T.B.”

Posted by  ▪  April 26, 2016

Unintended consequence: American TB rates rise for first time in 20 years!

CDC official’s immigration warning: “Plan on many of the kids having T.B.”

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4/26/2016 at 8:30am
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have done neither, lacking the power to stem the flow of essentially unimpeded immigration into the U.S. by unaccompanied minors. Judicial Watch recently reviewed the records generated by that agency during the past few years, and the findings were truly sickening. A government official warned…
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VIDEO: Why Success Rarely Follows Government Funding

Posted by  ▪  April 26, 2016

A new lesson from Prager University.

VIDEO: Why Success Rarely Follows Government Funding

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4/26/2016 at 7:00am
We’ve been featuring Prager University videos at College Insurrection for years now and we figured it was about time we showcased them here at Legal Insurrection once in a while. Dennis Prager has done an outstanding job with his online university and affiliated videos which cover everything from government issues to social…
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Clickbait

Posted by  ▪  April 25, 2016

Seriously, click.

Clickbait

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4/25/2016 at 7:00pm
Earlier today I asked Kemberlee if we were all Melissa-Clicked out. She said we were. I disagree. The most famous redheaded muscle prof in the world is the blog post gift that keeps on giving. Slow news day? Click. Scrambling to fill blog post time slot? Click. Want people to click? Click. The latest screaming clickbait (actually,…
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HSAs on the Obamacare Exchange Chopping Block

Posted by  ▪  April 25, 2016

Obamacare just gets better and better

HSAs on the Obamacare Exchange Chopping Block

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4/25/2016 at 5:00pm
Non-profit Obamacare exchanges are a bit fat failure, premiums and deductible continue to soar while benefits diminish, and now, Health Savings Accounts may get the ax. For health insurance consumers with high deductibles, HSAs are a lifesaver. Contributing pre-tax cash to the HSA helps offset out-of-pocket costs. Thanks to final Affordable…
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Senator Carper Leads Hillary Supporters in “She Works Hard for the Money”

Posted by  ▪  April 25, 2016

Your daily dose of cringe

Senator Carper Leads Hillary Supporters in “She Works Hard for the Money”

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4/25/2016 at 3:30pm
WARNING: What you are about to see if painful to watch. Stumping for Hillary in Delaware, Senator Carper attempted to lead Hillary supporters in a cheesy rendition of Donna Summer’s “She Works Hard for the Money”. And it was awful: WATCH: Senator leads @HillaryClinton supporters in rendition of “She Works Hard for the…
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Federal Court Orders Tom Brady to Serve Deflategate Suspension

Posted by  ▪  April 25, 2016

Justice?

Federal Court Orders Tom Brady to Serve Deflategate Suspension

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4/25/2016 at 1:45pm
Monday, a federal appeals court decided Tom Brady must serve a four-game suspension rendered in the original Deflategate decision. The suspension was overturned by a federal judge in September. ESPN reports: Monday’s ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals to reinstate New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s suspension doesn’t come as a surprise after…
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Queen: You Can Bring Only 3 Choppers, Obama

Posted by  ▪  April 25, 2016

New rules after the president’s entourage wrecked her garden in 2011

Queen: You Can Bring Only 3 Choppers, Obama

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4/25/2016 at 12:00pm
Her majesty insisted President Obama bring no more than three choppers to her 90th birthday celebration. After his entourage of twelve helicopters ruined the grass in Queen Elizabeth’s Windsor Castle gardens during a 2011 visit, the Obama administration’s attempts to bring an extensive security detail were no match for the Queen’s…
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Has John Kasich’s moment finally arrived?

Posted by  ▪  April 25, 2016

Thinking the unthinkable.

Has John Kasich’s moment finally arrived?

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4/25/2016 at 10:15am
I once commented that I can’t stand the sound of John Kasich’s voice. It’s not that it is grating on the nerves, like Hillary’s screeching chalkboard-scraping cackle. It’s just that he reminds me and a lot of people of the relative at the dinner table who JUST WON’T STOP TALKING. And who doesn’t…
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NY Post: Mayor de Blasio is Going Down

Posted by  ▪  April 25, 2016

Amidst allegations of “willful and flagrant” violations of campaign-finance law

NY Post: Mayor de Blasio is Going Down

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4/25/2016 at 8:30am
New York City mayor Bill de Blasio is facing a corruption scandal that has Michael Goodwin at the New York Post announcing that the mayor is “going down.” Goodwin writes: Less than a week ago, Mayor de Blasio was offering aid to Ecuadorians after the earthquake there. Now a political earthquake is rocking…
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