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In Memory of Petra Marquardt-Bigman

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 16, 2021 at 9:00pm 1/16/2021 at 9:00pm
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Dr. Petra Marquardt-Bigman has passed away. Petra was a dear friend, and a researcher and writer for Legal Insurrection and many other outlets.

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American Thinker disables its comment section

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 15, 2021 at 7:00pm 1/15/2021 at 7:00pm
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The demise of comment sections has been happening for a decade.

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Kathy Shaidle — 5 Feet of Fury — RIP

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 9, 2021 at 9:30pm 1/9/2021 at 9:30pm
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Canadian blogging pioneer and friend of Legal Insurrection Kathy Shaidle passed away today after a battle with Ovarian cancer.

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Mike LaChance’s Top 10 Posts Of 2020

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 2, 2021 at 10:00am 1/2/2021 at 10:00am

This year I decided to sort my posts by month and just pick a favorite from almost each one.

It’s been such a crazy year, I figured this might simplify things. Here we go.

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Legal Insurrection’s Most-Viewed Posts of 2020

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 1, 2021 at 8:00am 1/1/2021 at 8:00am
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Happy New Year to Legal Insurrection readers! 2020 was a boom year for Legal Insurrection in many ways, including website traffic.

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Vijeta Uniyal of Legal Insurrection Named to Algemeiner’s “Top 100 People Positively Influencing Jewish Life 2020”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 8:30pm 12/2/2020 at 8:30pm
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The Algemeiner “was founded in 1972 by famed journalist Gershon Jacobson as Der Algemeiner Journal and was originally published in Yiddish.” It’s one of the leading “Jewish” publications, more moderate in its politics than some others, and a source we frequently link to for matters regarding the anti-Israel movement...

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Baby Walt is One-Year-Old!

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at 7:00pm 11/25/2020 at 7:00pm

Last Thanksgiving was the worst Thanksgiving I have ever had. My husband and I got up and dressed in the morning and headed to the NICU to spend some precious time with our four-day-old son, Baby Walt and had planned to come back and do our best to enjoy the rest...

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King Harv’s Imperial Coffees does it again

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 7:00am 8/25/2020 at 7:00am
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You may recall that in June 2018 I wrote about a shipment of coffee I received from reader David, who run’s King Harv’s Imperial Coffees, a family business. King Harv’s specializes in exotic and rare coffees, not the sort of bean you can get even from most specialty roasters.

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More comment sections bite the dust

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Inside Higher Ed provides pretty thorough and good coverage of, ahem, higher ed. I don’t visit it daily, generally when there’s some issue that pops up. I have found their comment section to be relatively sane, *relatively* being the key word.

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All 4,000 cadets are returning to the U.S. Air Force Academy for the fall semester

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 26, 2020 at 4:00pm 7/26/2020 at 4:00pm
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Legal Insurrection readers may recall that my son accepted an appointment at the U.S. Air Force Academy.

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Problems with website (Update)

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 12, 2020 at 4:51pm 7/12/2020 at 4:51pm

We will be doing maintenance on the website overnight (early Thursday morning). There may be a perioe of time after 1 a.m. Eastern when the website is down for an extended period of time.

Prior: You may have noticed that the website has been going down repeatedly the last few days. We...

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Baby Walt Update: 7 Months Old and Chunky as Can Be

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 8:00pm 6/30/2020 at 8:00pm

It’s been a few months since I’ve shared an update on Baby Walt, mainly thanks to the world shutting down and life changing suddenly and dramatically, though not necessarily badly. Walt turned 7 months old last week, which is hard to believe and also, truly miraculous.

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#Obamagate is simply Obama being Obama

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 15, 2020 at 8:14pm 5/15/2020 at 8:14pm

There was a time in the long ago past that we did Open Threads. Basically opening the floor to whatever you wanted to talk about in the comment section.

I have a lot of topics on my plate, but every now and then you need to stop and pause.
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Wuhan coronavirus a possible “media extinction event”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 27, 2020 at 7:00pm 3/27/2020 at 7:00pm

Given the pervasive distrust of media, particularly national mainstream media, news that the Wuhan coronavirus crisis is hitting news media hard may not garner a lot of sympanthy. But the hardest hit is at the local level, not the names you know and love/hate.

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Baby Walt Update: Four Months Old and Doing Swell

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 8:30pm 3/25/2020 at 8:30pm

Baby Walt turned four months old yesterday, though it feels like he’s been with us always. And seems impossible that it’s only been four months.

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“Walk toward the fire” — Andrew Breitbart died 8 years ago

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 5:40pm 3/1/2020 at 5:40pm

Every year on March 1, we remember the life and legacy of Andrew Breitbart.

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Blago is Back – Trump commutes sentence of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 8:00pm 2/18/2020 at 8:00pm
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Blago. What’s in a name?

Today, Trump commuted the sentence of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich:

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