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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Yes, Hillary’s emails did contain classified information

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Posted by    Thursday, July 2, 2015 at 8:30am 7/2/2015 at 8:30am
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Remember all the fanfare over Hillary Clinton releasing her emails and claiming that there wasn’t any classified information in any of them?

Hillary absolutely denied ever sending classified material during her UN press conference:

QUESTION: Were you ever — were you ever specifically briefed on the security implications of using — using...

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Greece misses IMF deadline, signals impending default

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 11:30am 7/1/2015 at 11:30am
CNN Greece Defaults

What was once considered unthinkable has now happened. Having missed the June 30th deadline for payment on its debt, the country of Greece has effectively defaulted. This is going to have a considerable effect on the

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Krauthammer: SCOTUS gay marriage decision “huge loss for democracy”

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 5:25pm 6/30/2015 at 5:25pm
Charles Krauthammer on Oreilly

Charles Krauthammer appeared on the O’Reilly Factor last night and was asked by Bill O’Reilly to name three reasons for the recent rapid changes in America, with a focus on recent U.S. Supreme Court cases.

Krauthammer cited culture as one of the reasons and he’s absolutely right. Andrew Breitbart frequently voiced his...

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Christie to Announce Presidential Run Tuesday

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Posted by    Monday, June 29, 2015 at 8:30am 6/29/2015 at 8:30am
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The field of Republicans running for president is about to get a bit more crowded as New Jersey governor Chris Christie is expected to announce his bid to run on Tuesday.

Bloomberg reports:

Chris Christie Said to Plan Tuesday Announcement of Presidential Run

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will join the crowded Republican 2016...

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Carly Fiorina Gains Ground

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Posted by    Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 5:30pm 6/27/2015 at 5:30pm
Carly Fiorina on FOX

A recent poll by the Wall Street Journal and NBC News found that a handful of Republican presidential candidates have seen an increase in support but one of the the biggest jumps went to Carly Fiorina:

GOP 2016 Hopefuls Carly Fiorina,...

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Greece and Eurozone Talks Stall as Deadline Looms

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Posted by    Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 4:00pm 6/27/2015 at 4:00pm
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Greece and the Eurozone have been unable to reach an agreement ahead of a bailout deadline which quickly approaches on June 30th. If negotiations fail, Greece could leave the European Union and ultimately face economic collapse.

The situation is already causing a dash for cash in the debt strapped country.

Bloomberg reports:

Greeks Line...

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Tyranny and T-Shirts Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 8:30am 6/27/2015 at 8:30am
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Academia may have lost its sense of humor but we still have freedom of speech.

Then again, maybe we don’t have free speech.

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Walker Goes Full Honey Badger on WI Gun Laws

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Posted by    Friday, June 26, 2015 at 12:00pm 6/26/2015 at 12:00pm
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After the Charleston shootings, there was a renewed push by President Obama for restricting access for law-abiding citizens to guns. Scott Walker wasn’t having any of it.

He signed into law a loosening of waiting periods that have been on the books for decades.

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Ted Cruz explains switch on trade legislation

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Posted by    Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 6:00pm 6/25/2015 at 6:00pm
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The senate passed the Trade Promotion Authority bill yesterday but it did so without Ted Cruz who supported an earlier version of the bill.

Janet Hook of the Wall Street Journal:

Ted Cruz Flips on Trade Bill on Eve of Key Senate Vote

Sen. Ted Cruz, a free-trade advocate who had supported legislation to...

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MSNBC Panel Laughs About White House’s Gruber Lies

Howard Dean on Gruber
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Posted by    Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 7:00am 6/23/2015 at 7:00am
Howard Dean on Gruber

Back in the fall of 2014, when the news of Grubergate broke, Obama claimed that Jonathan Gruber was just some advisor who never worked on his staff.

You don’t have to take my word for it. Here’s a video...

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Greece Teeters on Brink of Default

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Posted by    Sunday, June 21, 2015 at 2:00pm 6/21/2015 at 2:00pm
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The new left-wing leaders in Greece have done little to stem the country’s growing financial crisis and even members of the Obama administration are now urging them to act.

NBC News reports:

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Obama Still Chasing Gun Control

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Posted by    Sunday, June 21, 2015 at 10:30am 6/21/2015 at 10:30am
Obama at Georgetown

Gun control has never been a winning issue for Democrats but that hasn’t stopped them from trying. In the wake of the Charleston shootings, Obama is pursuing the issue with renewed vigor.

Edward-Isaac Dovere of Politico reports:

Obama: I’m not giving up on guns

SAN FRANCISCO—Wrapping together his frustrations with the country’s continuing problems with racism...

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Nikki Haley Wants Death Penalty for Dylann Roof

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Posted by    Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 4:30pm 6/20/2015 at 4:30pm
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As the families of victims in the Charleston shootings show amazing strength and faith, some people on the left are already exploiting the incident for political gain.

Meanwhile, South Carolina governor Nikki Haley is calling for the harshest punishment for the shooter.

Nick Gass of Politico:

Nikki Haley: Charleston shooter deserves death penalty

A little...

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The Democrats’ Love-Hate Relationship With Wealth

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Posted by    Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 2:30pm 6/20/2015 at 2:30pm
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The Democratic Party has made it clear that income inequality will be one of their main issues for 2016.

The fact that the Clintons are multi-millionaires is conveniently overlooked, as are the party’s ties to incredibly rich donors. Dave Boyer of the Washington Times provides this interesting new report:

Obama, Pelosi mend fences...

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Constitutions on Campus Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 8:30am 6/20/2015 at 8:30am
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What is it about the United States Constitution that so many colleges fear?

Thank goodness for FIRE.

Here’s a rape culture update.

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Woman Who Survived Beheading Attack Tells Her Story

2014 Terror attack in OK
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Posted by    Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 11:00am 6/18/2015 at 11:00am
2014 Terror attack in OK

You may recall the horrific story of Colleen Hufford, a 54 year-old Oklahoma woman who was beheaded in 2014 by a co-worker who was a recent convert to Islam.

The story shocked the nation and reminded many of the Fort Hood attack; some people insisted it wasn’t terrorism but just an act...

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Scott Walker Leads GOP in New National Poll

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 10:00am 6/17/2015 at 10:00am
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We interrupt your regular programming about Jeb Bush and Donald Trump to bring you this report about the Republican nomination for 2016. Scott W...

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