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“Manholes” are now “Maintenance Holes” in Berkeley, CA

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 19, 2019 at 9:00am 7/19/2019 at 9:00am
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The city council of Berkeley, CA, just took another step in the progressive competition for wokeness. They have changed municipal codes to be gender neutral, in an effort to be more inclusive.

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Restaurant Chain Files For Bankruptcy, Cites Progressive Minimum Wage Laws

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 6:00pm 7/14/2019 at 6:00pm
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The progressive push for higher minimum wage laws has had perfectly predictable results: lower-income people are most harmed, businesses switch to robots, businesses shutter, or as in the case of west coast Restaurants Unlimited, Inc., they simply file for bankruptcy. The chain closed six restaurants prior to filing.

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Ladies of The View Turn on AOC and the Other ‘Justice Democrats’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 12, 2019 at 7:00am 7/12/2019 at 7:00am
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The ongoing feud between Nancy Pelosi and her far-left freshman upstarts has caused something amazing to happen. The ladies of The View have lost patience with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the rest of the “squad” after Ocasio-Cortez played the race card.

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Tucker Carlson Responds to Liberal Attacks Over His Criticism of Ilhan Omar

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 9:00am 7/11/2019 at 9:00am
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During a recent monologue on his show, Tucker Carlson took on Rep. Ilhan Omar and offered a harsh, but entirely fair criticism of her. He must have struck a nerve, because progressives in media are fuming.

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Far Left 2020 Democrat Candidates Lead Among College Students

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 7, 2019 at 9:30am 7/7/2019 at 9:30am
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Is anyone surprised by this? When Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren promise free college, they’re speaking to part of their base.

Campus Reform reports:

POLL: Biden may be ahead nationally, but far-left candidates lead the pack on college campuses

A new poll finds that Democrat candidates Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren...

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Georgetown Professor Michael Eric Dyson Likens Betsy Ross Flag to Swastika

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 4, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/4/2019 at 12:00pm
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Nike launched a new line of sneakers just in time for Independence Day which feature a Betsy Ross flag on the heels. The line was pulled after complaints from noted social justice warrior Colin Kaepernick. Now, Michael Eric Dyson is piling on as well.

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Far Left Groups Pushing 2020 Democrats to Support Open Borders

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 28, 2019 at 8:00pm 6/28/2019 at 8:00pm
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When asked directly, Democrats typically deny being for open borders, but their base hasn’t gotten the memo. Activist groups are now pressuring 2020 Democrats to support an open borders policy.

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FAA Investigating Religious Discrimination Allegations Against Airports That Excluded Chick-Fil-A

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 7:30pm 5/26/2019 at 7:30pm
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Back in 2012, the SJW contingent of the perpetually outraged set their sights on Chick-Fil-A, and Legal Insurrection was proud to take part in Chick-Fil-A Appreciation Day by publishing numerous reader photos.

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Pitting Americans against each other in the “Climate Change” debate

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 6:00pm 5/26/2019 at 6:00pm
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The Democrats’ green justice star, Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY), recently took to social media during a tornado warning in Washington, D.C., and swiftly tried to connect it to climate change.

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DC Comics’s Upcoming Joker Film Accused of “Toxic Masculinity” by Progressive Critics

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 2:00pm 5/26/2019 at 2:00pm
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There has been an enormous amount of excitement on the internet since the recent reveal of the trailer for Warner Brothers’s newest superhero film Joker.

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Cambridge Leftists Remove ‘Offensive’ Massachusetts State Flag from City Hall

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 24, 2019 at 1:00pm 5/24/2019 at 1:00pm
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Officials in Cambridge, MA, which is known for its progressive politics, have removed the Massachusetts state flag from city hall. The flag features an image of the Native American leader Massasoit (aka Ousamequin) with the arm of Myles Standish holding a sword at the top.

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Los Angeles Wasting Money on Homeless Encampment Cleanups

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 11:00am 5/23/2019 at 11:00am
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We have followed the public health crisis is Los Angeles closely, as the homeless population explosion has led to conditions ripe for an outbreak of the disease typhus.

The area’s NBC4 Investigative Team has also covered the story, and assert that the city wastes tens of millions of dollars per year in...

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Liberals Up the Hyperbole as Conservatives Win in Australia’s Election

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 20, 2019 at 9:00am 5/20/2019 at 9:00am
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Australia’s election saw conservatives soar to the top as voters rejected the liberals talking points on climate change and raising taxes. Gee, you mean people have more concerns about money in the pockets...

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Australia: Conservatives score surprise upset victory as voters reject Labor climate change and income inequality agenda

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 7:40pm 5/18/2019 at 7:40pm
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Australia’s ruling conservative coalition has scored a stunning upset victory in the country’s general election, defying polls that were predicting an easy progressive win.

The Labor Party was focused on climate change and raising taxes, and it appears there were a lot of “quiet Scott voters” who...

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California’s green governor is mystified by state’s high gas prices

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 6:00pm 4/28/2019 at 6:00pm
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Legal Insurrection readers may recall that the 2018 election results in California resulted in both a highly progressive governor and the retention of a gas tax after the repeal effort failed.

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“God Bless America” singer Kate Smith target of new social justice crusade

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 6:00pm 4/20/2019 at 6:00pm
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It appears that social justice crusaders have moved on from targeting Civil War generals and are now aiming to Depression-Era ballad singers.

The New York Yankees recently yanked Kate Smith’s 1939 recording of “God Bless America”, which has been regularly played during the seventh inning stretch for 18 years.

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“Hydra-Like” Democratic Dark Money Network Exposed in New Report

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 4:00pm 4/18/2019 at 4:00pm
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The mainstream media loves to trot out the term “dark money” when reporting on the political activities of conservative mega-donors like Charles and David Koch, Sheldon Adelson, and others.

They use the term less frequently when talking about liberal mega-donors, but a new report detailing one billion-dollar network in particular leaves no...

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