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  • Harvard Launches Fellowships in Islamic Law to Sway U.S. Policy [Heads Up!]

    12/28/2016 4:03:59 PM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 40 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | December 25, 2016 | Thomas D. Williams, PhD
    [Undermining the Constitution and the US legal system -Sharia Step #1 (my comment)] Harvard Law School has announced the launch of a series of paid fellowships for research on issues of Islamic law during the 2017-2018 academic year, aimed at influencing public discourse and U.S. policy on Sharia. According to.... Harvard’s Islamic Legal Studies Program, Intisar Rabb, the launch of the new program comes “just in time” for the beginning of the Trump administration and has the goal of “building a community of Islamic law scholars in the academy” as well as informing “policy and media discourse about Islamic law.”...
  • Harvard Law School: Protecting Anti-Semites, Targeting Conservative Students

    04/29/2016 12:25:19 PM PDT · by detective · 7 replies
    FrontPage ^ | April 29, 2016 | Ari Lieberman
    Unless youve been in hibernation for the last few days, youve almost certainly come across the name Husam El Qoulaq, the rabidly anti-Israeli, third-year Harvard Law School student who hurled an anti-Semitic trope at an Israeli parliamentarian during a question and answer session. What most of you may not be familiar with is the Orwellian-like hypocrisy employed by Harvard Law School to protect the identities of anti-Semitic agitators while at the same time utilizing all tools at their disposal to unmask the identities of bloggers, whose only crime was to expose a hoax committed by self-proclaimed social justice warriors. On...
  • Alan Dershowitz says that Ted Cruz was one of his most brilliant students

    04/13/2016 5:38:44 PM PDT · by Marcus · 78 replies
    Blasting News ^ | April 13, 2016 | Mark R. Whittington
    One of the strangest and most intriguing endorsements that Sen Ted Cruz has gotten for his run for the president was from his old Harvard Law professor, Alan Dershowitz. Professor Dershowitz proclaimed Cruz to be one of the most brilliant students he ever had while on The Kelly File. That is quite a compliment considering that Dershowitz is a down the line liberal, and Cruz is running as the most conservative candidate for president since Ronald Reagan.
  • Loretta Lynch Belonged to Jew-Hating, Pro-Terrorist Harvard Group

    01/29/2015 2:04:44 PM PST · by COUNTrecount · 37 replies
    Got News ^ | NOVEMBER 12, 2014 | CHARLES C. JOHNSON
    Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch belonged to a student group that brought Jew-hating Palestinian terrorists to Harvard Law School every year she was a member. Lynch belonged to the Harvard Black Law Students Association (BLSA) from 1981-1984 when she was a student. During those years the radical black group brought representatives from the Palestinian Liberation Operation (PLO). The groups leader, Mohammed Kenyatta, called for the liberation of Palestine and expressed support for the terrorist organization. The BLSA defended bringing the terrorists in a letter to the editor of the Harvard student newspaper, The Harvard Crimson. Jewish student organizations protested the...
  • Alan Dershowitz moves to sue lawyers representing alleged teen sex slave for defamation, but ...

    01/06/2015 10:39:49 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 23 replies
    Legal eagle Alan Dershowitz is not taking the accusation that he bedded a teenage sex slave lying down. The former Harvard Law School professor has filed a sworn statement in Miami federal court "to protect his reputation" against what he calls "outrageously false" and "contemptible" allegations. Dershowitz also vowed to file disciplinary complaints against the attorneys representing his accuser, who has been identified as 30-year-old Virginia Roberts. But before Dershowitz could, the lawyers Paul Cassell and Bradley Edwards sued him for defamation.
  • At Harvard Law School in 1991, Obama approved of restricting speech to protect minorities

    10/08/2012 11:13:56 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 14 replies
    At the height of early-1990s conservative backlash over political correctness and speech codes on U.S. college campuses, Barack Obama participated in a panel event geared toward denying that restrictions on free expression were problematic, or happening at all. The 1991 Harvard Law School yearbook quoted the future President of the United States virtually shrugging his shoulders at the thought that non-liberal white students might take offense at restrictions on speech that minority students found objectionable. I dont see a lot of conservatives getting upset if minorities feel silenced, Obama said, flipping the argument around.
  • Barack Obama, Bully

    10/07/2012 3:01:25 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 55 replies ^ | October 7, 2012 | Carol Platt Liebau
    David Remnick's piece in The New Yorker, attempting to "understand" Obama's debate defeat, begins thusly: When Barack Obama was a student at Harvard Law School, he was never known as a particularly good debater. In class, if he thought that a fellow student had said something foolish, he showed no forensic bloodlust. He did not go out of his way to defeat someone in argument; instead he tried, always with a certain decorous courtesy, to try to persuade, to reframe his interlocutor’s view, to signal his understanding while disagreeing. Obama became president of the law review—the first African-American to do...
  • Internal Emails Show Law Journal Rejected Article Because Author Was Incredibly Conservative

    09/13/2012 4:06:38 PM PDT · by grundle · 6 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | September 13, 2012 | Randy Hall
    When we discuss liberal bias in the media here at NewsBusters, we usually refer to items on television news programs or stories in newspapers across the country, but left-wing intolerance and bias against those who disagree is present in many other facets of our culture, particularly in academia. The latest example of this intolerance for dissent comes out of Harvard University where law students there editing a journal declined to publish an article that was submitted because its author was incredibly conservative which made the editors uncomfortable, especially since he had done some work in the past for the hated...
  • Elizabeth Warren: Undocumented Cherokee Only HLS Prof Not From Top 10 Law School

    09/10/2012 5:02:38 PM PDT · by maggiesnotebook · 38 replies
    Maggie's Notebook ^ | 9-10-12 | Maggie@MaggiesNotebook
    Not only is Elizabeth Warren's claim of Native American blood in serious doubt (as in non-existence), so are her qualifications to teach at Harvard Law School (HLS). Warren, who is running for the Democrat Massachusetts US Senate seat now held by Republican Scott Brown, is the only - repeat - only HLS prof who DID NOT graduate from a top-ten law school. She graduated Rutgers, which reportedly ranks No. 82. By comparison, Scott Brown is an attorney, graduating with a J.D. from Boston College which ranks No. 29. The dean of HLS at the time, Robert Clark, said Affirmative Action...
  • Obama Czar Resigning...Leaving Us With 1000's Of New Regulations To Strangle Business Owners With

    08/03/2012 10:32:53 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 14 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 08-03-12 | Curt
    Obama's Regulatory Czar has resigned: Cass Sunstein, administrator of the powerful Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs in the White House Office of Management and Budget, will return later this month to his previous post at Harvard Law School, the White House will announce Friday. Obama said of Sunstein: For the last three and a half years, Cass Sunstein has helped drive a series of historic accomplishments on behalf of the American people." Accomplishments? During the last 3+ years Obama and his "regulatory czar" have issued 106 new major regulations (as of March 2012). a cost of more than...
  • Regulatory czar (Cass Sunstein) leaving White House to return to Harvard Law School

    08/03/2012 1:33:50 PM PDT · by Libloather · 42 replies
    The Hill ^ | 8/03/12 | Justin Sink
    Regulatory czar leaving White House to return to Harvard Law SchoolBy Justin Sink - 08/03/12 09:26 AM ET Cass Sunstein, a top adviser to President Obama who functions as a gatekeeper on federal regulations, is leaving the White House to return to Harvard Law School. Obama heralded Sunstein, administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, "for his friendship and for his years of exceptional service." "For the last three and a half years, Cass Sunstein has helped drive a series of historic accomplishments on behalf of the American people," Obama said in a statement. "From putting in place...
  • Obama's Former Harvard Law School Professor, Says Obama must be defeated....

    06/17/2012 11:54:45 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 19 replies
    YouTube ^ | 5/22/2012 | UngerRoberto
    In the Beyond series, thinker and politician Roberto Mangabeira Unger imagines beyond the current paradigms. Find out more about Unger at his Harvard Law School faculty page ( and at his Wikipedia page ( "President Obama must be defeated in the coming election," Roberto Unger, a longtime professor at Harvard Law School who taught Obama, said in a video posted on May 22. "He has failed to advance the progressive cause in the United States."
  • Radical Elizabeth Warren Claiming Minority Status To Game the System

    05/04/2012 7:58:22 PM PDT · by Iam1ru1-2 · 34 replies ^ | May 4, 2012 | Nate Jackson
    Radical Elizabeth Warren is the Democrat candidate challenging Republican Scott Brown for his Massachusetts Senate seat. She is also a Harvard law professor who had an interesting background check of sorts this week. During her career at other schools, Warren claimed Native American heritage based on little more than family "lore," supposedly as a means to enjoy minority status and smoke the peace pipe with other faculty members. "I listed myself in the directory in the hopes that it might mean that I would be invited to a luncheon, a group something that might happen with people who are like...
  • Obamas Harvard law professor: Stand your ground law wouldnt protect black men [Video]

    04/11/2012 4:45:48 PM PDT · by Nachum · 21 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 4/11/12 | Sarah Muro
    Dr. Charles Ogletree, who taught both Barack and Michelle Obama at Harvard Law School, aid during the National Action Network convention Wednesday that the slain teen Trayvon Martin is a symbol of whats wrong with America. Complaining about the Florida stand your ground law that may protect Martins killer George Zimmerman from prosecution, Ogletree encouraged his audience of activists to imagine the racial tables were turned. Just think about changing the race, Ogletree said. I want to see the first black man who uses the stand your ground defense and see if it works first
  • Radical Cronyism? Sit-In Leader Nominated as Judge by Pres. Obama

    03/09/2012 11:05:16 AM PST · by Nachum · 7 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 3/9/12 | David Steinberg
    The leader of the occupation in the video Robert L. Wilkins of the Harvard Black Law Students Association was nominated by President Obama on May 20, 2010 to be considered for judge of the U.S. District Court, District of Columbia. He is now a sitting judge in that position. (snip)Not mentioned in the press release: that Wilkins once led an illegal occupation of a law school building to demand the school hire based on skin color, a protest primarily focused on supporting the actions of radical bigot Derrick Bell.
  • More Obama Tapes: Michelle Obama a Race Agitating Occupier?

    03/07/2012 8:47:08 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 34 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 3-7-2012 | J.Christian Adams
    More Obama Tapes: Michelle Obama a Race Agitating Occupier? J.Christian Adams March 7, 2012 A treasure trove of information is coming out regarding Barack Obama’s time in college. Over at the Breitbart sites, we are learning how Obama inserted himself into a fight to implement hiring on the basis of race at Harvard Law School. The Obama tapes also seem to show the other Obama – Michelle – occupying the Harvard Law School dean’s office. The occupiers were agitating for the race-based hiring of Harvard law professors.The racialist fight at Harvard Law from 1988 to 1991 swirls around Professor Derrick...
  • OBAMA: 'Open up your hearts and your minds' to racialist prof

    03/07/2012 6:46:27 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 59 replies ^ | March 7, 2012 | Ben Shapiro
    Below is footage of Barack Obama praising and hugging Professor Derrick Bell. It was spliced and diced by the media to avoid showing just how close Obama was to Bell. More than that, a close associate of the Obama campaign, Harvard Law Schools Professor Charles Ogletree, admitted on our exclusive tape, We hid this throughout the 2008 campaign. I dont care if they find it now. Well, we found it. And it is damaging, because Barack Obama was as close or closer to Derrick Bell than he ever was to Jeremiah Wright. Obama didnt merely sit in the pews ...
  • Never Before Seen 1991 Video Of A Harvard Protest Shows Barack Obama Defending A Radical Law Prof.

    03/07/2012 6:29:11 PM PST · by tobyhill · 63 replies
    business Insider ^ | 3/7/2012 | Michael Brendan Dougherty
    Andrew Kaczynski of Buzzfeed discovered this little gem of a video, in which then-law student Barack Obama spoke at a protest in favor of Harvard Law Professor Derrick Bell. Kaczynski explains what the protest was all about. Bell was the first black tenured professor at the school, and a pioneer of "critical race theory," which insisted, controversially, on reading issues of race and power into legal scholarship. His protest that spring was occasioned by Harvard's denial of tenure to a black woman professor, Regina Austin, at a time when only three of the law school's professors were black and only...
  • Space Traders (story by Obama's 'mentor')

    03/07/2012 1:35:45 PM PST · by Nachum · 9 replies
    Face Book ^ | 3/7/12 | Derrick Bell
    1 January. The first surprise was not their arrival. The radio messages had begun weeks before, announcing that one thousand ships from a star far out in space would land on 1 January 2000, in harbors along the Atlantic coast from Cape Cod to North Carolina. Well before dawn on that day, millions of people across North America had wakened early to witness the moment the ships entered Earth's atmosphere. However expected, to the watchers, children of the electronic age, the spaceships' approach was as awesome as had been that earlier one of three ships, one October over five hundred...
  • The Story Behind the Obama Law School Speech Video (PBS Damage Control)

    03/07/2012 5:13:50 PM PST · by kristinn · 32 replies
    Frontline - PBS ^ | Wednesday, March 7, 2012 | Andrew Golis
    The web is abuzz today about video of a speech Barack Obama gave in 1990 (some reports have incorrectly identified the speech as occurring in 1991) at Harvard Law School defending the actions of Professor Derrick Bell. Bell, the law schools first tenured black professor, had protested Harvards failure to offer tenure to women of color as law school professors. Online publisher Andrew Brietbart, who died last week, had said he possessed the speech and hinted that he would release it, arguing that it provided evidence that Obama has long held radical political beliefs. Today, the website BuzzFeed published a...
  • The Vetting: Obama Embraces Racialist Harvard Prof Obama [tapes on #Hannity tonight]

    03/07/2012 2:44:44 PM PST · by fight_truth_decay · 94 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3/7/12 | Staff
    Breaking footage shows a young Barack Obama leading a protest at Harvard Law School on behalf of Prof. Derrick Bell, a radical academic tied to Jeremiah Wright. We will be releasing significant information in the coming hours.
  • Obama makes Trump's case on affirmative action

    09/01/2011 5:15:04 PM PDT · by opentalk · 15 replies
    WND ^ | August 31, 2011 | Jack Cashill
    In April of this year, after persistent badgering by MSNBC's Chris Matthews, veteran commentator Pat Buchanan said the obvious about President Barack Obama: "I think he's affirmative action all the way." Matthews had been goading Buchanan to defend similar comments made by Donald Trump in his short-lived shot at the presidency. "How does a bad student go to Columbia and then to Harvard?" Trump had asked. "Let him show his records." "By charging that Obama was not admitted based on merit," the Nation fretted in an articled headlined "Confronting Trump's Coded Racism"...Had any of the above critics checked with Barack...
  • Two Major Examples of Why We Cant Trust the Mainstream Media

    08/31/2011 10:28:28 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies ^ | August 30, 2011 | Ron Radosh
    A few not to be missed articles or blogs have appeared in the past few days. The first is by the conservative New York Times columnist, Ross Douthat. Most people, especially those who still buy the print edition, see his regular featured column. But fewer people read his blog, which appears only on the paper’s website, and for that, one usually has to search to find. Two days ago, Douthat wrote about the myth spread by many Democrats and liberals: that conservatives and Republicans want to institute a theocracy in America. As Douthat points out, [A] spate of recent articles...
  • Ever Wonder How Obama Became President of the Harvard Law Review?

    10/01/2010 10:04:29 PM PDT · by aquila48 · 147 replies
    NYT ^ | February 6, 1990 | FOX BUTTERFIELD
    The Harvard Law Review, generally considered the most prestigious in the country, elected the first black president in its 104-year history today. The job is considered the highest student position at Harvard Law School. The new president of the Review is Barack Obama, a 28-year-old graduate of Columbia University who spent four years heading a community development program for poor blacks on Chicago's South Side before enrolling in law school. His late father, Barack Obama, was a finance minister in Kenya and his mother, Ann Dunham, is an American anthropologist now doing fieldwork in Indonesia. Mr. Obama was born in...
  • Obama's zealous civil rights enforcer gets busy

    09/02/2010 3:06:00 PM PDT · by KeyLargo · 11 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | Aug 6, 2010 | Byron York
    Obama's zealous civil rights enforcer gets busy By: Byron York Chief Political Correspondent August 6, 2010 Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division Thomas Perez addresses the Department of Justice's commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of the American with Disabilities Act on July 23, 2010 in Washington, DC. "I love this job," said Thomas Perez, the hard-charging head of the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, in a speech last December to the liberal legal group American Constitution Society. "We have a very broad, a very ambitious vision. It's a very exciting vision, and I wake up every morning with...
  • Obama Stopped Using MLK's Oval Office Rug Quote After Notified in 2008 of 'Borrowed' Origin

    09/04/2010 10:50:00 AM PDT · by kristinn · 35 replies · 1+ views
    Saturday, August 4, 2010 | Kristinn
    The news of Barack Obama's new Oval Office rug containing a favorite quote used by Obama that he attributed to Martin Luther King was taken from a sermon by 19th century Unitarian minister Theodore Parker has taken an interesting twist with research by Freeper Enchante (and Hot Air)showing that in 2008 Obama stopped using the quote in stump speeches after his presidential campaign was informed its origin by Unitarian Rev. Matt Tittle:In April, during the presidential primary season, I perked up from the usual din of campaign rhetoric when I heard then-candidate Barack Obama say (referring to Dr. Martin Luther...
  • Barack Hussein Einstein at Harvard

    07/14/2010 3:26:11 AM PDT · by Scanian · 19 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | July 14, 2010 | James Lewis
    There's a funny story about Barack Obama at Harvard Law, both funny-ha-ha and funny-peculiar. It involves one of those cloud-borne Himalayan intellects of liberalism, Professor Larry Tribe, the Tyler Professor of Constitutional Law at one of the most prestigious law schools in the United States. Tribe is the legal giant who is always a bridesmaid but never a bride for the Supremes. And yea verily, the Professor met and held converse with The Blessed Lightworker Himself back in the nineties. The story doesn't say if they were both stoned out of their minds when they got together, but it's the...
  • How Obama Got Into Harvard

    05/28/2010 5:04:22 AM PDT · by Sioux-san · 144 replies · 5,019+ views ^ | 5/27/2010 | Jack Cashill
    Two years ago I inadvertently began my exploration of the authorship of Barack Obamas 1995 memoir, Dreams From My Father, with an inquiry into how Obama got into Harvard Law School in 1988. In the summer of 2008, I was tipped to a story that the media were scrupulously ignoring. It involved the venerable African American entrepreneur and politico, Percy Sutton. A Manhattan borough president for 12 years and a credible candidate for mayor of New York City in 1977, Sutton had appeared in late March 2008 on a local New York City show called " Inside City Hall." When...
  • Kagan hired Obama man who wants to censor Net

    05/19/2010 7:36:44 AM PDT · by opentalk · 12 replies · 540+ views
    WND ^ | May 18, 2010 | Aaron Klein
    It was President Obama's pick for the Supreme Court, Elena Kagan, who hired radical regulatory czar Cass Sunstein as a Harvard law professor. Sunstein, like Kagan, has advocated extraordinary restrictions on speech and expressed extreme views on other topics. In February 2008, Kagan, as dean of Harvard Law School, announced the arrival at Harvard of Sunstein, then a longtime University of Chicago scholar. Kagan called Sunstein "the preeminent legal scholar of our time."
  • Kagan Whitewash [mainstream media ignores her actions that should disqualify her for Supreme Court]

    05/11/2010 7:48:18 AM PDT · by grundle · 23 replies · 923+ views ^ | May 5, 2010 | Evan Gahr
    As Dean of Harvard Law School in 2004 and 2005 she treated two liberal law professors with kid gloves when they were busted for plagiarism. Her chicanery was so blatant that even a leftist academic said she should be fired for her "whitewash." Kagan's essential absolution of both professors has been virtually unnoticed in the flood of stories about her possible Supreme Court nomination this year and in 2009 when she was considered a top candidate to replace liberal Justice David Souter. But the way she handled professors Larry Tribe and Charles Ogletree, when they both were caught swiping the...
  • To be (a lawyer) or not to be... [BHO a FRAUD!]

    03/08/2010 10:37:44 AM PST · by Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus · 33 replies · 186+ views
    Doug Ross @ Journal ^ | 01 March 2010 | Doug Ross
    I spent some time with the highest tenured faculty member at Chicago Law a few months back, and he did not have many nice things to say about "Barry." Obama applied for a position as an adjunct and wasn't even considered. A few weeks later the law school got a phone call from the Board of Trustees telling them to find him an office, put him on the payroll, and give him a class to teach. The Board told him he didn't have to be a member of the faculty, but they needed to give him a temporary position. He...
  • Obama Making Plans to Use Executive Power

    02/13/2010 10:45:10 AM PST · by NoRedTape · 36 replies · 1,526+ views
    New York Times ^ | Feb 13, 2010 | By PETER BAKER
    We are reviewing a list of presidential executive orders and directives to get the job done across a front of issues, said Rahm Emanuel, the White House chief of staff. Any president has vast authority to influence policy even without legislation, through executive orders, agency rule-making and administrative fiat. And Mr. Obamas success this week in pressuring the Senate to confirm 27 nominations by threatening to use his recess appointment power demonstrated that executive authority can also be leveraged to force action by Congress. If the stalling tactics continue, said Robert Gibbs, the White House press secretary, hes not ruling...
  • Three lives linked by call to duty, common tragedy

    01/31/2010 5:03:09 PM PST · by ventanax5 · 11 replies · 740+ views
    The Boston Globe ^ | Farah Stockman
    They were three best friends at Harvard Law School who turned their backs on lucrative careers to follow an exceedingly rare path: Michael Weston, who jogged through Harvard Yard in combat boots and openly scorned corporate life, joined the Marines. Helge Boes and his girlfriend Cynthia Tidler, who shared their friends sense of duty and adventure, joined the CIA. Their choices - made out of passion, patriotism, and an urge to live an unconventional life - intertwined their fates. Boes, a covert CIA operative, died when a grenade went off during training in Afghanistan in 2003, leaving Tidler, whom he...

    12/29/2009 9:31:25 AM PST · by freedomyes · 156 replies · 4,842+ views
    Allvoices ^ | Dec 29 | J. Grant Swank, Jr.
    Marxist Muslim Barack Hussein ObamaHussein ObamaHussein ObamaHussein Obama is mentally ill and getting worse. The angst will continue as long as he persists in Islam World Rule rather than America with Christian heritage intact.
  • Converting the Preachers- George Soros launches a $50 million effort to purge economics

    10/27/2009 6:23:19 PM PDT · by opentalk · 25 replies · 854+ views
    newsweek ^ | Oct 27, 2009 | Michael Hirsh
    Large swaths of economics are going to have to be rethought on the basis of what's happened." So said Larry Summers, President Obama's chief economic adviser, in an interview in the weeks after the markets crashed a year ago. Yet to a remarkable degree, economic thinking hasn't changed very much at all. (Click here to follow Michael Hirsh). Now financier George Soros is announcing a $50 million effort to speed things along. This week Soros is gathering some of the leading practitioners of the market-skeptic school, who were marginalized during the era of "free-market fundamentalism," among them Nobelists Joseph Stiglitz,...
  • David Frum: Republicans surrender to mob rule (likes Cass, hates Beck)

    09/11/2009 5:26:06 PM PDT · by pissant · 39 replies · 1,493+ views
    National Post ^ | 9/11/09 | David Frum
    When Glenn Beck made his Fox debut, some shrewd conservatives responded with a wink. Maybe the show was paranoid and hysterical. Maybe Beck was none too scrupulous about facts and truth. But why be squeamish? The other side did as bad, or nearly. And see how usefully he mobilized the base! Those shrewd conservatives assumed Beck was working for them. Big mistake. Beck is working for himself and he chooses his targets according to his own scheme of priorities. The newest target is Cass Sunstein, confirmed yesterday by the Senate as director of the Office of Information and Regulatory...
  • Inaugural speech: historical error.( O, Constitutional scholar. snicker )

    01/29/2009 4:25:31 AM PST · by Leisler · 12 replies · 1,120+ views
    Wednesday, 21 January 2009 ^ | 21 January 2009 | Professor David Flint AM
    Mr. Barack Obama presented a fine picture at his inauguration. He exhibited the degree of gravitas appropriate to the office of President of the United States. It is a pity then that his inaugural speech contained at least one significant historical error, one on which he seems to have justified his first executive decision. It was in the part of the speech in which he sought to distinguish himself from his predecessor over Guantanamo Bay. He followed this by his first executive decision, which is to suspend action on the prosecutions at Guantanamo. His difficulty is that it is not...
  • The Man Who Got Obama Into Harvard Law School

    10/23/2008 9:13:23 AM PDT · by GoingBacktoCali · 35 replies · 1,895+ views
    The Neocon Latina ^ | 10/23/08 | GoingBacktoCali
    Because Obama's college grades were not stellar, it follows that Obama needed some help getting into Harvard Law School. By now, many conservatives have heard that Khalid Al-Mansour was the man who helped Obama get into Harvard. This amazing story first came to light during a television interview with Percy Sutton, the former Borough President of Manhattan. During that interview, Sutton revealed that at the time Obama was applying to Harvard, Al-Mansour was raising money for Obama and Al-Mansour also asked Sutton to pull some strings at Harvard on Obama's behalf. If you haven't seen this remarkable clip of Sutton...
  • Obama finally pays local parking tickets

    10/18/2008 6:40:52 PM PDT · by Brown Deer · 70 replies · 2,863+ views
    The Somerville News ^ | March 07, 2007 | George P. Hassett
    Before Barack Obama was a United States senator and a presidential hopeful, he was a Harvard University law student living in Somerville who parked in bus stops and accumulated hundreds of dollars in parking tickets. And for nearly two decades those parking tickets went unpaid, until a representative of Obamas settled all his outstanding debts with Cambridges Traffic, Parking and Transportation Department Jan. 26. Obama attended Harvard Law School from 1988 to 1991. During his time at Harvard, Obama lived at 365 Broadway in Somerville, according to his parking tickets. Records from the Cambridge Traffic, Parking and Transportation office show...
  • How Did Obama Pay for Harvard?

    09/23/2008 8:07:17 PM PDT · by FrdmLvr · 53 replies · 4,851+ views ^ | 9-23-2008 | Ken Timmerman
    Ken Timmerman RSS ARCHIVE Print Page | Forward Page | E-mail Us Obamas Harvard Years: Questions Swirl Tuesday, September 23, 2008 6:11 PM By: Kenneth R. Timmerman Article Font Size How exactly did Barack Obama pay for his Harvard Law School education? The way the Obama campaign has answered the question was simply hard work and student loans. But new questions have been raised about Obamas student loans and Obamas ties to a radical Muslim activist who reportedly was raising money for Obamas Harvard studies during the years 1988 to 1991.
  • Harvard Law On A Heterodox Spree, Listing To Right ......Interesting if true

    01/03/2006 11:01:33 AM PST · by SouthernBoyupNorth · 5 replies · 581+ views
    The New York Observer ^ | 12/5/2005 | By Anna Schneider-Mayerson
    Bradford Berenson doesnt remember Harvard Law School as the most encouraging place for an ambitious young conservative. The 40-year-old partner at Sidley, Austin, Brown and Wood in Washington, D.C., who served in the White House Counsels office under President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2003 and has chaired committees for the Federalist Society, the conservative and libertarian lawyers group, entered the program in 1988, in the immediate aftermath of the Reagan-era culture wars. Back then, he said, it was not unheard of for a student pressing a conservative line in a class discussion to get hisses and boos from...
  • Don't Serve / Don't Tell (The limits of liberal tolerance at Harvard Law School)

    11/18/2005 2:51:33 AM PST · by RWR8189 · 15 replies · 954+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | November 18, 2005 | Kate Thornton Buzicky
    AS MY FELLOW MINNESOTAN Garrison Keillor likes to say, I am a tax-and-spend liberal. I have always been one and I suppose I always will be. I'm also a first lieutenant in the United States Army, attending Harvard Law School in preparation for active duty as a Judge Advocate General's Corps officer. Some assume that the military is only a province of political conservatives and I suppose that the stereotype has some truth in it. But that doesn't mean that only conservatives are welcome in the military and it certainly does mean that its ranks are filled with only Republicans.But...
  • A royalties plan for file sharing

    07/11/2003 2:59:05 PM PDT · by The Electrician · 20 replies · 179+ views
    CNET ^ | July 11, 2003 | William Fisher
    The Recording Industry Association of America has announced that it will soon bring its formidable legal forces to bear on the individuals who share copyrighted music files through the Internet. Starting as early as mid-August, it expects to file "thousands" of lawsuits against people who make large numbers of songs available on peer-to-peer networks. The RIAA is right about three things. First, under current copyright law, the behavior of the file swappers is illegal. Second, partly (although only partly) as a result of the ubiquity of file swapping, the music industry is in crisis. CD sales continue to decline, record...
  • Harvard Law Students launch coalition supporting disarmament of Iraq

    02/24/2003 5:45:39 PM PST · by Mr. Mulliner · 16 replies · 197+ views
    Harvard Law Students launch coalition supporting disarmament of Iraq Home PageMission StatementPosition on IraqDocumentsLinks Contact Us For Immediate Press Release Cambridge, MA. February 24, 2003. Today at Harvard Law School a group of students launched Students for Protecting America, a non-partisan coalition supporting the immediate disarmament of Iraq in the face of its continued non-compliance with UN resolutions. The groups position is that in the aftermath of September 11th, Americans can no longer remain complacent in the face of terrorism and the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction among rogue states. Students for Protecting America supports the Bush Administrations...