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2018 Fundraiser for Serra High Junior ROTC Program

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 4:00pm 10/20/2018 at 4:00pm
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Legal Insurrection readers may recall that my son is participating in the Serra High Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC), and many kindly contributed to the annual fundraiser.

The unit is now in the midst of the 2018 fundraiser, and I would like to ask for your support again. If you...

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Warning Fireworks and Loud Music – Wear eye and ear protection

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 5, 2018 at 6:45pm 10/5/2018 at 6:45pm
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I’m taking nothing for granted on the Kavanaugh confirmation vote Saturday, October 6, 2018.  Voting time is in flux, could be as early as 3 p.m. Eastern or as late as 5 p.m. We will have live coverage.

While it appears Kavanaugh will be confirmed now that Flake, Collins and Manchin are...

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The Littlest Member of the LI Family Turns 2

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 30, 2018 at 7:30pm 9/30/2018 at 7:30pm

It’s been two years since our littlest love, the first LI baby, joined us in this big, bad, beautiful world.

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Congrats Prof. Miriam Elman: Algemeiner’s top 100 people “positively influencing Jewish life”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 8:00pm 9/15/2018 at 8:00pm

The Algemeiner “was founded in 1972 by famed journalist Gershon Jacobson as Der Algemeiner Journal and was originally published in Yiddish.” It’s now one of a core of “Jewish” publications, but unlike some leftist publications like The Forward, it’s more moderate in its politics.

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Cartoonist A.F. Branco hits it big

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Tony Branco doesn’t like to toot his own horn. So I’ll do it for him.

When Tony first joined Legal Insurrection on August 6, 2012, I wrote:

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Do something

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 26, 2018 at 9:00pm 8/26/2018 at 9:00pm

After my October 12, 2017, post Legal Insurrection is 9 years old, and filled with dread, a reader emailed me, seeking advice on what he could do to “advance freedom”:

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Ding! 600,000th Legal Insurrection Comment

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 8:30am 8/21/2018 at 8:30am

Just before Midnight (Eastern) on Monday, August 20, 2018, Legal Insurrection registered its 600,000th comment.

Drumroll please. And the winner is:

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Kathleen Breitman on the battle for Tezos – “I’m doing it as an act of love for my husband”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 9:00am 7/24/2018 at 9:00am

A little over a year ago former Legal Insurrection author and Cornell undergrad Kathleen (McCaffrey) Breitman wrote about her experience co-founding, with her husband Arthur, the blockchain platform Tezos, Dear Legal Insurrection readers, remember me?

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Neo-Neocon’s 5th Anniversary at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 9:00am 7/19/2018 at 9:00am

On July 19, 2013, Neo-Neocon posted for the first time at Legal Insurrection, Obama’s identification with Trayvon Martin. Over 200 posts later, here we are at her 5th Anniversary.

I’m not sure how we connected, probably as a result of her involvement as a Tea Party blogger at her own website, Neo-Neocon.

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#DearJeffBezos: We request @Amazon donate the money it took from us to struggling WaPo employees

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 17, 2018 at 7:30pm 6/17/2018 at 7:30pm
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When Amazon s***canned us from the Amazon Associates program, it made a point to tell us it was holding back and would not pay us any money we had accumulated as referral fees:

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All Hail the King Harv’s Imperial Coffees (Updated)

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 7:00am 6/6/2018 at 7:00am

I have been known to be drink $4 Ithaca lattes, if visiting Legal Insurrection readers pay.

So when reader David threw a pity party for me after Amazon dumped us, and offered to send me some coffee from his family business, I was like: If you insist.

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Andrew Branca – 5th Anniversary at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 6:00pm 6/5/2018 at 6:00pm

On June 5, 2013, Legal Insurrection commenter Andrew Branca came on board at my request to help cover the upcoming trial of George Zimmerman for the killing of Trayvon Martin.

Andrew’s his first post here, Getting to Murder 2: Finding George Zimmerman’s “Depraved Mind”, evolved into the best coverage of the Zimmerman...

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I just ordered from Walmart.com, and it felt Amaz-ing

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 7:00pm 5/29/2018 at 7:00pm

Not for nothing, there is life after Amazon.

Walmart.com isn’t quite up to Amazon’s website ease of use, depth of user reviews, or breadth of product, but it’s getting a lot better. And the price is the price and the shipping (or free shipping) is what it is. Do a test at...

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Amazon demonetizes conservative website (us) [Updated]

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 7:00pm 5/23/2018 at 7:00pm
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How Some of Us at LI (Readers, too) Celebrate Culture

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 6:45pm 5/12/2018 at 6:45pm

Today is Cultural Appreciation Day here at Legal Insurrection. While some yammer on about ‘cultural appropriation’ (if such a thing does exist, it’s certainly not bad), we’ve decided to share how we celebrate various cultures.

A few writers and readers have shared your stories. Leslie is all over Culture Appreciation Day and...

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Wanna Join Us for Cultural Appreciation Day on May 12?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 4, 2018 at 9:00am 5/4/2018 at 9:00am

Saturday, May 12 is the first official Cultural Appreciation Day here at Legal Insurrection.

If you’ve followed the news lately (and we assume that if you’re a regular reader, you do), you’ve been MADE aware that something as innocuous as a thrift store prom purchase triggers half the internet. The social justice...

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Did RedState really purge anti-Trump authors?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 27, 2018 at 9:17pm 4/27/2018 at 9:17pm

This is tough.

The conservative blogging world is a small place, so I have good friends who were recently blindsided by the layoffs at RedState, and many who still have a job. My thoughts are with them all. Neither side of this situation is easy.

Friday, news broke that RedState, owned by...

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