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Divestment Derangement Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 7:30am 2/7/2015 at 7:30am

The BDS movement had quite a week, particularly at UC Davis.

Activists have even found a new target for divestment.

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Eric Holder: Justice Dept Not Politicized

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 7:00am 2/4/2015 at 7:00am

The Senate confirmation hearings for Loretta Lynch have been in the news for over a week and for good reason. As Eric Holder prepares to exit the Department of Justice, many people want to be sure America doesn’t end up with another Eric Holder.

Lynch has many positive qualities but as Professor...

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Not being Eric Holder is not enough – vote No on Loretta Lynch

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 8:05pm 1/29/2015 at 8:05pm

It pains me to come to the conclusion that Loretta Lynch should not be confirmed as our next Attorney General.

As I wrote before, Lynch was a law school classmate. While we were not “friends,” we were acquaintances. I have only good memories of her, and it does not surprise me that...

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Why aren’t House Republicans suing over executive amnesty?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 11:30am 11/22/2014 at 11:30am

Today the House GOP sued the Obama Administration in federal court over the Administration’s decision to make changes to the version of the Affordable Care Act that Congress passed.

From CNN:

The one-two punch from Boehner marks a new era of tension between Republicans who will officially take over Congress in January,...

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ISIS Gone Wild Week at College Insurrection’s

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 8:00am 11/22/2014 at 8:00am

The pro-ISIS, anti-Israel movement had itself quite a week on college campuses.

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Obama prepares to throw down the gauntlet

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 4:22pm 11/20/2014 at 4:22pm

For months Obama has been saying, “I’m gonna do it, I’m really gonna do it—unless of course you give me what I want.” He even told us the timing; it would be after the election.

In doing so, he will be keeping a promise to his radical base (Hispanic...

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House hires Turley as lead counsel in suit against Obama

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 3:40pm 11/18/2014 at 3:40pm

News recently broke that George Washington University constitutional law professor Jonathan Turley has been tapped as lead counsel by the U.S. House of Representatives in their lawsuit against President Obama.

Turley has been on the national legal scene for a number of years, but has been gaining increasing notoriety of late as a...

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ISIS threat presents a chance for Congress to reassert its constitutional relevance

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 7:00pm 11/11/2014 at 7:00pm

In a recent op-ed for the Daily Beast, Senator Rand Paul became the latest critic of what many see as a long history of Presidential abuse of power stretching back to Richard Nixon. In his piece, entitled “Obama’s ISIS war is illegal,” Paul made clear his view that ...

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Indictment of Rick Perry uniting unlikely allies against prosecutorial abuse

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 12:02pm 8/17/2014 at 12:02pm

The prosecutors in Austin, Texas thought they had one over on Texas Governor Rick Perry when they convinced a grand jury to issue an indictment accusing Perry of abusing his veto power.  A copy of the indictment is here.

That alleged criminal abuse of power related to Perry’s threat to issue a...

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America Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 5, 2014 at 7:30am 7/5/2014 at 7:30am

As long as it’s 4th of July weekend let’s start with America, our country and the film.

While we’re on the subject of America, here’s some news about our president.

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13-year old boy suspended for twirling pencil in “gun motion” manner

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 7, 2014 at 11:25am 4/7/2014 at 11:25am

Add this to the very long list of zero tolerance insanity:

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Another Obamacare extension: Is anyone surprised?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 5:21pm 3/26/2014 at 5:21pm

Another day, another Obamacare extension decided by the president himself—thus further justifying the fact that the law is called by his name.

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Law prof: US is at “constitutional tipping point”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 7:01pm 2/27/2014 at 7:01pm

Jonathan Turley, a law professor at George Washington University, testified Wednesday before the House Judiciary Committee on the topic of “Enforcing the President’s Constitutional Duty to Faithfully Execute the Laws.”

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Obamacare political delays in one infographic

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 14, 2014 at 6:07pm 2/14/2014 at 6:07pm

This infographic was produced by the GOP to show how many delays there have been in the Obamacare implementation.

The law is not being implemented according to the law, but according to the political cycle.

It is, as Jonathan Turley stated the other day,

 “a fundamental change in our system” to which the media...

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Who are the 37%?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 2:56pm 2/13/2014 at 2:56pm

A number of readers emailed me about this Kelly File segment last night.

Money quote, bordering on “a cult of personality.”

This video is h/t Hot Air:

 
 
 

Even more on Obama lawlessness (Video added)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 8:36pm 12/3/2013 at 8:36pm

A follow up to An increasingly dangerous presidency and More on Obama lawlessness.

You can read the full testimonies at the links. The key thing is that there may be no remedy — other than at the ballot box in 2014 — to Obama’s lawlessness. There are issues of standing (who can...

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What do Steven Pagones, Kareem Brunner and George Zimmerman have in common?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 15, 2013 at 4:48pm 7/15/2013 at 4:48pm

Now that George Zimmerman has been acquitted in a court of law, it’s reasonable to review how the case progressed. Breitbart provided a useful timeline. Here’s the third item:

March 13, 2012 – NBC’s...

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