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Dakota Access Pipeline Update: Judge orders redo of environmental review

Posted by  ▪  June 19, 2017

Will DAP be the next victim of #Resist?

Dakota Access Pipeline Update: Judge orders redo of environmental review

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6/19/2017 at 8:30am
President Trump has faced many opponents during his quest for the White House and the early days of his administration. However, no group seems to be as powerful as the judiciary when it comes to gutting his policies. Legal Insurrection readers will recall that one of Trump’s first acts as President was…
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Cal State Long Beach Now Acting as a Sanctuary Campus

Posted by  ▪  June 19, 2017

“list of demands has also been presented”

Cal State Long Beach Now Acting as a Sanctuary Campus

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6/19/2017 at 7:30am
Naturally, the school is downplaying the whole thing so as not to attract the wrong attention. The College Fix reports: Cal State Long Beach acts as de facto sanctuary campus California State University, Long Beach is operating as a “sanctuary campus” in everything but name “for fear of retaliation from the federal government,” the…
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Branco Cartoon – Animal Farm

Posted by  ▪  June 19, 2017

Some Are More Equal Than Others

Branco Cartoon – Animal Farm

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6/19/2017 at 7:00am
Note: You may reprint this cartoon provided you link back to this source. For more A.F.Branco cartoons at Legal Insurrection click here.
 

Legal Insurrection Semi-Annual Fundraiser

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2017

Help keep us in the fight.

Legal Insurrection Semi-Annual Fundraiser

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6/18/2017 at 9:00pm
(This post will be “sticky” for a while.) It’s that time of year when we ask readers to help keep us doing what we do. For those of you who are relatively new here, our 7th Anniversary post has a pretty good history of Legal Insurrection. In our 8th Anniversary post, a…
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New Liberal Narrative: DeVos Doesn’t Care About Civil Rights in Education

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2017

“inquiries to identify systemic issues and whole classes of victims will be scaled back”

New Liberal Narrative: DeVos Doesn’t Care About Civil Rights in Education

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6/18/2017 at 7:30pm
If you’re wondering why President Trump’s Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos needs millions of dollars in security, this is one of the reasons. DeVos is trying to make improvements in her department but is being predictably cast as someone who doesn’t care about civil rights. Erica L. Green writes at the New…
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U. S. Shoots Down Syrian Fighter-Bomber After Attack on Coalition Forces

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2017

“A U.S. Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet shot down a Syrian Su-22 that had dropped bombs near SDF positions”

U. S. Shoots Down Syrian Fighter-Bomber After Attack on Coalition Forces

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6/18/2017 at 5:59pm
A U. S. Navy fighter jet shot down a Syrian Su-22 fighter-bomber following an attack on U. S.-led coalition forces in Syria. This story is just breaking, so we will have more as it becomes known. Fox News reports: U.S. Navy fighter jet shot down a Syrian government warplane after it attacked Washington-backed fighters…
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Robert Hayden for Father’s Day: “what did I know / of love’s austere and lonely offices?”

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2017

Happy Father’s Day everyone!

Robert Hayden for Father’s Day: “what did I know / of love’s austere and lonely offices?”

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6/18/2017 at 5:30pm
It’s Father’s Day, a sort of poor stepchild to Mother’s Day, although fathers themselves are hardly that. They are central to a family. Just ask the people who never had one, or who had a difficult relationship with theirs. Or ask the people who were nurtured in the strength of a father’s…
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BBC Tweeted About Palestinians Killed; Nothing About Attack On Israeli Police

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2017

The tweet has since been deleted, but not before setting off a firestorm

BBC Tweeted About Palestinians Killed; Nothing About Attack On Israeli Police

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6/18/2017 at 3:34pm
The BBC is not known for its lack of bias, but this one really takes the cake.  They had it right that three Palestinians were killed, but forgot to mention they had attacked three Israeli police officers, killing one. From Twitchy: “In short, two of the Palestinians killed had attacked police officers…
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Wins for President Trump underreported by American Press

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2017

Nevertheless…..#HePersisted!

Wins for President Trump underreported by American Press

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6/18/2017 at 2:30pm
As we approach the 150 day mark for President Donald Trump’s first term, I thought in might be useful to have a retrospective post about how the American press has presented his record, outside of Twitter, Russia and Comey hearings…and highlight some of his underreported victories. Professor Jacobson so noted, the news…
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Trump to Introduce Apprenticeship Program to Deal With Student Debt

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2017

“programs that place students into high-paying careers”

Trump to Introduce Apprenticeship Program to Deal With Student Debt

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6/18/2017 at 1:30pm
This is good news. The Trump administration has got to take steps to deal with student debt. The Washington Examiner reports: Trump touts plan for students to ‘earn while they learn’ President Trump on Friday touted his administration’s new apprenticeship program as a way for young adults to “earn while they learn” instead of…
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Former NYT Editor: Republican “Rage Machine” Responsible For Current Political Climate

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2017

“I do think that both sides are not equally at fault”

Former NYT Editor: Republican “Rage Machine” Responsible For Current Political Climate

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6/18/2017 at 12:30pm
In the wake of the Scalise shooting, Fareed Zakaria hosted a segment on his CNN show this morning devoted to addressing how Republicans and Democrats can stop their “internecine struggle” and “reconcile.” Two of the guests bought into the premise, discussing the challenges involved and possible approaches to reconciliation. But the third guest,…
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Finally – Congress to Hold Hearing on Campus Assault on Free Speech

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2017

“will likely include issues pertaining to campus speakers disinvited”

Finally – Congress to Hold Hearing on Campus Assault on Free Speech

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6/18/2017 at 11:30am
This has been a long time coming. It will be fascinating to see what comes of it. The Daily Caller reports: Congress To Hold Hearing On ‘Assault’ Of Campus Free Speech Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley announced Friday a witness list for a hearing next week to explore First Amendment restrictions on college campuses. The…
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Germany: Public Outrage Forces TV Network to Air ‘Censored’ Antisemitism Documentary

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2017

Plan to show the documentary late at night on a weekday raises questions about the state media’s sincerity

Germany: Public Outrage Forces TV Network to Air ‘Censored’ Antisemitism Documentary

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6/18/2017 at 10:45am
Public outrage has forced the leading German broadcaster ARD to air the Antisemitism documentary that had previously been censored. The 90-minute documentary, commissioned by the French-German TV network ARTE and Germany’s WDR — both funded by the German government, had previously been shelved. The film highlights the prevailing Antisemitism in Europe’s growing…
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No One Does Father’s Day like Trump Does Father’s Day

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2017

The Honey Badger don’t give a …

No One Does Father’s Day like Trump Does Father’s Day

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6/18/2017 at 10:00am
Is this tweet from 2013 classic, or what? If you are unable to laugh about this, you are doing it wrong.
 

Violence of the Resistance Week at Legal Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2017

All the news you may have missed.

Violence of the Resistance Week at Legal Insurrection

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6/18/2017 at 9:00am
It’s time for Democrats and the media to face facts. A member of their ‘resistance” tried to kill elected Republican officials this week. Rep. Steve Scalise, Aides Shot at Baseball Practice in Virginia Shooter of Republican Congressmen Identified: Trump hating, Bernie loving The Internet’s Worst Post-Baseball Shooting Reactions WATCH: Video shows House…
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Obamas to be Honorary Football Coaches at U. Michigan

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2017

“The Obamas would be the biggest get for the university so far.”

Obamas to be Honorary Football Coaches at U. Michigan

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6/18/2017 at 8:30am
Aren’t the Obamas lucky? They can visit any college they want and no one protests or causes trouble. The Hill reports: Obamas invited to be honorary football coach at University of Michigan Former President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama could have new gigs as football coaches at the University of Michigan —…
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R.I.P. Flounder

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2017

Most beloved character from Animal House.

R.I.P. Flounder

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6/18/2017 at 7:30am
Flounder has died. CNN reports: Stephen Furst, the actor who played the hapless, beanie-wearing frat boy Flounder in the 1978 movie “Animal House,” has died at age 63, his son, Nathan Furst, told CNN on Saturday. “It was from complications from diabetes,” Nathan Furst said. “Over the last several years it was getting…
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