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About: Aleister

Aleister is Generation X small L libertarian known for his blog American Glob who helped William Jacobson launch College Insurrection in the fall of 2012. He also played a pivotal role in the creation and launch of ElizabethWarrenWiki.org.

In addition to his blogging for team Insurrection, he has written for Big Hollywood, Big Government and Twitchy.

Follow him on Twitter @AmericanGlob.




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Majority of Obamacare Customers Will Owe Money This Tax Season

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 8:30am
Bumper Sticker - Wisconsin - Don't Tread On My Obamacare

Tax season approaches and the Obamacare bill is finally coming due.

Sarah Ferris of The Hill has some bad news for people who have been receiving Obamacare subsidies:

H&R Block: Majority of ObamaCare customers paying back subsidy

A majority of ObamaCare customers, 52 percent, are being forced to pay back some of their subsidies...

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The Game is Rigged

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 8:30am
Clinton ad Warren

When it comes to talk of banks and money in America, Elizabeth Warren says the game is rigged.

In the case of the Clinton Family Foundation, she may have a point.

A new ad...

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How Does a Community Organizer Fight Terrorism?

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Posted by    Monday, February 23, 2015 at 12:00pm
State Dept tweet

Now that the White House has concluded its summit on violent extremism, the State Department is soliciting the public for ideas on how to combat extremism.

Via The Right Scoop:

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Apparently only Democrats can see into other people’s hearts

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Posted by    Sunday, February 22, 2015 at 7:30pm
Ann Coulter FOX

This morning on FOX and Friends, Ann Coulter responded to buzz over Rudy Giuliani’s recent comments calling into question Obama’s love for America.

Calling the issue non-controversial, Coulter pointed out that if critics think Giuliani can’t see into Obama’s heart, then why are Democrats always calling conservatives racist? Can they see into...

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Democratic 2014 autopsy identifies the problem: We’re Democrats

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Posted by    Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 8:00pm
DNC Autopsy

Following huge 2014 midterms losses, Democratic Party leaders did some soul searching, analyzed their problems, and made recommendations for winning in the future.

The results were published in the Democratic Victory Task Force Preliminary Findings. Most notably, Democrats want more “narrative” to help them win back the southern whites they hate. You...

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The evolution of immigration rights in America

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Posted by    Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 6:30pm
Bill Whittle

In the new edition of Firewall, Bill Whittle provides a glimpse into how far we’ve come on immigration. Not only is Obama now saying he can grant executive amnesty, a position he claimed was illegal for years, some people in government leadership positions think illegal immigrants have special rights. Very...

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Suppressed Speech Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 8:30am
CI 2.20.15

The American college campus should be a place that celebrates free speech. And yet…

Why is free speech always an issue?

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Why is the Clinton Foundation Accepting Donations from Foreign Governments?

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Posted by    Friday, February 20, 2015 at 9:30am
Clinton Foundation

According to recent reports, the Clinton Foundation is accepting large donations from foreign governments. Accusations of influence peddling are already being made.

James V. Grimaldi and Rebecca Ballhaus of the Wall Street Journal:

Foreign Government Gifts to Clinton Foundation on the Rise

The Clinton Foundation has dropped its self-imposed ban on collecting funds from...

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West VA Oil Train Disaster Renews Calls for Keystone

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Posted by    Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 10:00am
WV Train Derailment

A train carrying crude oil derailed in West Virginia Monday, causing a massive fires and forcing evacuations.

Here’s a report from the Associated Press via the New York Times:

West Virginia Train Derails, Sending Oil Tanker Into River

Oil from North Dakota’s shale fields was still burning in West Virginia a day after a...

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Eric Holder – We’re not at a Time of War

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 6:30pm
Eric Holder DOJ

Outgoing attorney general Eric Holder made a stunning assertion at the National Press Club yesterday by suggesting that America isn’t at a time of war.

The American people, who see the Islamic radicals of ISIS beheading Christians and burning people alive probably think differently.

Tim Mak of The Daily Beast reported:

Eric Holder: ‘We’re...

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Obama Condemns Random Attack on Random Egyptian Citizens

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 4:00pm
ISIS Libya

By now, you’ve heard that ISIS released a video featuring the beheading of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya.

The White House has released a statement but you might notice some missing words:

Statement by the Press Secretary on the Murder of Egyptian Citizens

The United States condemns the despicable and cowardly murder of...

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Copenhagen Shooter Killed and Identified

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Posted by    Sunday, February 15, 2015 at 7:00pm
https://twitter.com/MickeK69/status/567023780770623489

The Copenhagen shooter has been identified as 22 year old Omar Abdel Hamid El-Hussein.

Last night, he was shot and killed by Danish police.

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“Immunizations have saved not millions but billions of lives”

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Posted by    Sunday, February 15, 2015 at 8:00am
Bill Whittle Immunization

A recent outbreak of Measles at Disneyland is the inspiration for the new edition of Afterburner with Bill Whittle.

After addressing the false, media-stoked idea that Republicans are anti-vaccine and therefore anti-science, Bill explores the subject of progressive parenting. He points out that kids who are brought up in the constant safety...

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Media consults SPLC about SPLC-friendly Chapel Hill Shooter

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Posted by    Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 6:30pm
NC Shooter

A North Carolina man named Craig Hicks murdered three young Muslims last week over what appears to be a parking dispute.

Some liberals in the media have consulted the Southern Poverty Law Center on the subject—but have failed to point out that Mr. Hicks is an apparent fan of SPLC.

Jesse Walker of ...

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Rubio to Democrats: Don’t Boycott Netanyahu Speech

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Posted by    Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 3:30pm
Marco Rubio senate

Some Democrats are planning to boycott Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress next month because they view John Boehner’s invitation to Netanyahu as an insult to Obama.

Senator Marco Rubio spoke out on Thursday, urging Democrats not to boycott the speech.

The Washington Free Beacon reported:

Rubio Urges Democrats to Not Boycott Netanyahu

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Ridiculous Requirements Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 7:30am
Columbia University

Columbia University is starting a new mandatory program.

George Washington University, too.

Meanwhile, over in Utah…

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Whatever happened to Justine Sacco?

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Posted by    Friday, February 13, 2015 at 10:00am
Justine Sacco Africa Tweet

Back in December of 2013, a woman named Justine Sacco boarded a plane in New York that was bound for South Africa. She was planning to visit family for the holidays.

She tweeted what was perceived as a politically incorrect message to her tiny Twitter following and by the time she...

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