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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Responding to Radicals Week at College Insurrection

Crowder at UMass
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Posted by    Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 8:30am 4/30/2016 at 8:30am
Crowder at UMass

When Milo Yiannopoulos, Christina Hoff Sommers and Steven Crowder visited UMass this week, they were met with protest from social justice warriors. Things got interesting.

Strong language warning.

Speaking of social justice warriors…

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Bernie Sanders Should Stay in Race Says… Ralph Nader

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Posted by    Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 7:00am 4/30/2016 at 7:00am
Ralph Nader

Ralph Nader is best known for his work as a consumer advocate and for being a spoiler candidate in the 2000 presidential election. Now he’s urging Bernie Sanders to stay in the 2016 race, which is kind of hilarious.

Telesur News reports:

Ralph Nader Says Bernie Sanders Shouldn’t Drop Out of the Race

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American Economy Expanding at Dismal Rate

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Posted by    Friday, April 29, 2016 at 8:30am 4/29/2016 at 8:30am
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The American economy is off to a horrible start in 2016. GDP grew a measly 0.5 percent in the first quarter of this year. No wonder Democrats want to talk about transgender people and bathrooms.

Bloomberg

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Austria Cracks Down on Migrants As Far-Right Gains Support

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Posted by    Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 8:30am 4/28/2016 at 8:30am
Austria migrants

Austria is also in the midst of a presidential election and the subject of the migrant crisis is playing a significant role. The nation’s conservative party is doing very well.

BBC News reports:

Austria election: Far-right tops first round...

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New Poll Finds Most Millennials Reject Capitalism

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 7:00am 4/27/2016 at 7:00am
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According to a new poll conducted by Harvard, a majority of Millennials reject the idea of capitalism.

It’s no surprise that a generation of people who grew up in the era of “everyone gets a trophy” reject the idea of unequal rewards based on hard work. Millennials were educated largely by public...

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VIDEO: Why Success Rarely Follows Government Funding

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 7:00am 4/26/2016 at 7:00am
Prager U Govt Investment

We’ve been featuring Prager University videos at College Insurrection for years now and we figured it was about time we showcased them here at Legal Insurrection once in a while.

Dennis Prager has done an outstanding job with his online university and affiliated videos which cover everything from government issues to social...

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Wasserman Schultz: Hillary emailed like other Secretaries of State (except for the private server part)

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Posted by    Sunday, April 24, 2016 at 6:00pm 4/24/2016 at 6:00pm
DWS Clinton email

In an appearance on FOX News Sunday today, DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schulz dismissed Hillary Clinton’s email scandal and the ongoing FBI investigation as a non-issue.

Host Chris Wallace called her out for innacurate comparisons to other officials.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Schultz: Clinton Used Private Email The Same Way as Previous Secretaries...

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Political Fatigue Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by    Sunday, April 24, 2016 at 8:00am 4/24/2016 at 8:00am
Hillary Bernie supporters

Is everyone else beginning to feel like this election is dragging on longer than usual?

There are lots of crazy ideas floating around.

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Hillary’s Paid Speech Problem Just Got Worse

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Posted by    Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 7:30pm 4/23/2016 at 7:30pm
Hillary paid speeches

A new report from the Associated Press says that a significant number of companies which paid Hillary Clinton for speeches had interests in government business. This may explain why she has been so reluctant to release her speech transcripts.

Here’s an excerpt from the report:

Firms that paid for Clinton speeches have US...

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Virginia Governor Creates 200,000 New Hillary Voters

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Posted by    Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 10:30am 4/23/2016 at 10:30am
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Virginia’s Democrat governor Terry McAuliffe just gave his party and Hillary Clinton a huge gift for the 2016 election by granting felons the right to vote.

He did it by executive order to circumvent the state’s Republican led legislature and claimed it was all about righting wrongs of the past.

The New York...

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Identity Crisis Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 8:30am 4/23/2016 at 8:30am
Identity CI

What happens when a white man tells college students he’s a six and a half foot tall Chinese woman?

It seems reality is no longer important on campus.

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Hillary Believes Bernie Supporters Will Embrace Her

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Posted by    Friday, April 22, 2016 at 7:00am 4/22/2016 at 7:00am
Hillary Bernie supporters

Hillary Clinton is trying to convince her party, and possibly herself, that Bernie Sanders supporters will ultimately embrace her as the Democratic nominee.

Nick Gass reports at Politico:

Clinton: Sanders’ young supporters will unite behind me

Just as her supporters coalesced behind Barack Obama after she exited the race in 2008, Hillary Clinton expressed...

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Mass Murderer Sues Norwegian Government for Violating His Civil Rights

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Posted by    Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 10:30am 4/21/2016 at 10:30am
Anders Breivik

Anders Breivik, the mass murderer who killed 77 people during a rampage in 2011, has successfully sued the government of Norway for violating his civil rights by keeping him in solitary confinement and searching him.

CNN reported:

Mass killer Anders Breivik’s human rights breached in prison, court rules

Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik...

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Minimum Wage Hike Kills Popular Upstate NY Eatery

Bob and Rons Fish Fry
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Posted by    Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 7:00am 4/20/2016 at 7:00am
Bob and Rons Fish Fry

New York’s new minimum wage is being cited as the main reason that a popular Albany restaurant is closing its doors after serving the community for decades.

Mental Recession reports:

Beloved Upstate Restaurant Closes, Cites Minimum Wage Hike As Major Reason

An Albany area fish fry restaurant is closing its doors after nearly 70...

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Massachusetts School Gives Dancing Trumps the Hook

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 7:00am 4/19/2016 at 7:00am
Dancing Trumps

We’ve been documenting the Trump hysteria which has gripped college campuses but we now turn to an elementary school in a suburb of Boston, Massachusetts.

Three boys who came up with a hilarious act for their school talent show have been told the show won’t go on.

The Boston Globe

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Elizabeth Warren Wants the IRS to Do Your Taxes

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Posted by    Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 2:30pm 4/17/2016 at 2:30pm
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Do you trust the federal government to prepare your taxes for you? Elizabeth Warren thinks so.

Should the Tea Party activists and others who have been harassed by the IRS for political reasons in recent years be expected to trust the agency with preparing their returns? Isn’t it bad enough that the...

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Double Standards Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by    Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 8:30am 4/17/2016 at 8:30am
Hillary and de Blasio

Isn’t it amazing what liberals are allowed to get away with, compared to conservatives?

There was plenty of political news this week.

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