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Harvey Weinstein Turns Himself In, Charged With Rape and Criminal Sex Act

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 25, 2018 at 10:00am 5/25/2018 at 10:00am
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Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein turned himself in this morning to the New York police. They arrested him on charges of first- and third-degree rape and first-degree sex act.

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Judge Evicts 30 Year Old Man-Child from Parents’ House

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 9:00am 5/24/2018 at 9:00am
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A 30 year old New York man named Michael Rotondo has been ordered by a judge to vacate his parents’ house. Rotondo has been living with his folks for the last eight years without paying rent. The parents also claim he refuses to get a job.

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NFL Teams Will be Fined if Players on the Field Kneel During National Anthem

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 3:00pm 5/23/2018 at 3:00pm
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Prompted by the actions of former quarterback Colin Kaepernick who, in the name of social justice, began taking a knee during the national anthem, the NFL released a new league policy for players during the national anthem.

The league will allow players to remain in the locker room during the national anthem,...

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Will the Addition of the Obamas Steer Netflix Leftward?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 21, 2018 at 7:00pm 5/21/2018 at 7:00pm
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Online streaming giant Netflix announced Monday its plans to form a “storytelling partnership with Barack and Michelle Obama.”

“President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have entered into a multi-year agreement to produce films and series with Netflix, the world’s leading internet entertainment service,” says Netflix.

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Someone Called 911 to Report Man With Bassoon, Mistaking the Instrument for a Weapon

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 7:00pm 5/17/2018 at 7:00pm
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Eric Barga arrived at Covenant Presbyterian Church about a half hour early for bell choir practice. April 5 was “one of the first nice days,” Barga remembers, so he sat on the trunk of his car and began killing time by playing scales.

Less than ten minutes later, two law enforcement units...

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Federal Law That Banned Sports Gambling

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 14, 2018 at 1:00pm 5/14/2018 at 1:00pm

The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to strike down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PAPSA) that outlawed sports gambling in most states.

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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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Will Your Mom Like Your Mother’s Day Gift?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 5:30pm 5/12/2018 at 5:30pm

My mom has always been very meh about Mother’s Day. She always thought (and still thinks) it’s a Hallmark holiday and has said more than once that if we didn’t bother appreciating her throughout the year, there was no point in doing so on Mother’s Day.

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#MyReligionIsNotYourCostume: Met Gala 2018 And Cultural Appropriation

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 4:00pm 5/12/2018 at 4:00pm
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Welcome to Legal Insurection’s First Annual Cultural Appreciation Day.

This day was inspired by the brave response of 18-year old Keziah Daum to the social media storm she sparked by wearing a gorgeous Chinese cheongsam dress for some selfies before her prom. Daum refused to apologize after she was deluged by social...

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SPLC, Assorted SJW Groups “Helping” Spotify Police Music for “Hate Content”

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Spotify has announced that it is partnering with the SPLC and a whole host of other SJW groups to monitor music on its service for “hate content.”

The other groups “helping” Spotify monitor its content are: ...

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Leslie Eastman: Confessions of a Cultural Appreciation Addict

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 8:00am 5/12/2018 at 8:00am
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I am thrilled to be able to be able to share some of my “cultural appreciation” experiences with our Legal Insurrection friends.

In fact, this idea came from a response I was going to make during the social justice brouhaha over 18-year old Keziah Daum’s Chinese cheongsam prom dress. I, too have...

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This is Why Democrats Now See Kanye West as a Threat

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

In the days following Kanye’s Wests positive remarks about Trump, he was ridiculed by late-night hosts Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmell. Other celebrities like Snoop Dog attacked Kanye on Twitter. These weren’t only unfair criticisms of Kanye, they were warnings to others. Stray from the liberal narrative and you too will...

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Does the ‘Intellectual Dark Web’ represent the future of ideas?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 6:00pm 5/8/2018 at 6:00pm
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‘Intellectual Dark Web’. Have you heard of it?

I hadn’t either until an article by Bari Weiss was published in the NYT.
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Report: Rosie O’Donnell “has regularly broken Federal Election Commission rules”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 7, 2018 at 7:00pm 5/7/2018 at 7:00pm
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According to a report in the New York Post, Rosie O’Donnell repeatedly made more than the legally allowable campaign contributions to several Democrat candidates.

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Saudi Crown Prince already spearheading significant change in Saudi Arabia

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 2:00pm 5/6/2018 at 2:00pm
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Late last week, reports began to surface that Saudi Arabia has made a deal with the Vatican to construct churches for Christian worshippers.

Sadly, that appears to have been #FakeNews.

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UK: Amazon Delivery Driver Steals Man’s Dog, Owner Emails Jeff Bezos, Dog Returned

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 3:30pm 5/5/2018 at 3:30pm
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A man from the UK found the bag of dog food he’d ordered from Amazon awaiting him . . . and his miniature schnauzer puppy gone.  He emailed Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos and was delighted to have his puppy returned to him.

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Trump Thanks Kanye West for Rise in Polls With African-Americans

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 10:00am 5/5/2018 at 10:00am
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WAJ NOTE: THIS IS THE 28,000th POST PUBLISHED AT LEGAL INSURRECTION – OORAH!

Trump spoke at the NRA convention Friday and as part of his remarks, gave a shout out to Kanye West. Trump credited recent supportive comments from West for his rise in a poll among African Americans.

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