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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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Completely Clueless Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 8:30am
CI Clueless

Do you know who won the Civil War? If so, you’re smarter than some students at Texas Tech.

Kangaroo courts and rape culture.

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Desperate times: Husband of DE Dem Candidate Caught Stealing Republican Lawn Signs

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Posted by    Friday, October 31, 2014 at 8:30am
Busted

What’s one to do when it looks like the midterms aren’t going their way?

Stealing Republican lawn signs is always an option, as long as you don’t get caught. One Delaware Democrat wasn’t so lucky.

Thomas Lifson of American Thinker provides this stunning yet funny report:

Dem state senator’s husband busted while stealing GOP lawn signs

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Kay Hagan: Depends on what the meaning of “you can keep your health plan” is

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Posted by    Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 9:00am
Kay Hagan

To be fair, Senator Kay Hagan wasn’t the only Democrat who said people would be able to keep their healthcare plans and doctors under Obamacare. Lots of Democrats made that claim, including Obama and many of his supporters in the media.

It’s funny how they’re so tongue tied now. Kay Hagan was...

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Jeanne Shaheen “out there working for the people of Vermont”

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 7:00am
Elizabeth Warren View

Elizabeth Warren appeared on The View on Tuesday and gave ringing endorsement to Jeanne Shaheen for working so hard for the people of… Vermont.

From the Washington Free Beacon:

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) gave an impassioned endorsement of senator Jeanne Shaheen (D., N.H.) on Tuesday’s The View.

The only problem was that she...

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UC Berkeley students organize to block Bill Maher from speaking on campus

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 8:30am
http://youtu.be/JDFrNQAjDYA

Back in September, Prof. Jacobson asked How long before Bill Maher is banned on campus?

It turns out the answer is… about a month.

Greg Piper of...

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You’re not paranoid, Dems actually do want FEC to silence internet speech

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Posted by    Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 11:58am
Drudge

This is just another case of Democrats doing something they would be outraged about if Republicans tried it.

In this instance, they want to use the power of government to silence opposition.

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Margin of Fraud: Non-Citizen Vote May Determine U.S. Elections

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Posted by    Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 8:00am
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Non-citizens, who should not be voting, wield significant influence in American elections according to a new report from the Washington Post. Can you guess which party they typically vote for?

Jesse Richman and David Earnest reported, here are some highlights:

Could non-citizens decide the November election?

In a forthcoming article in the journal Electoral...

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Obamacare an Albatross for Dems in Midterms

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Posted by    Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 1:48pm
Mary Landrieu 2009 Vote for Obamacare

Some people think Obamacare is ancient history and Democrats would certainly like to believe that but it’s still an important issue.

Byron York of the Washington Examiner explains the how and why:

Who says Obamacare...

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Hillary Clinton: Businesses Don’t Create Jobs, Gubmint does

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Posted by    Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 10:31am
Hillary Clinton jobs

Wow.

While campaigning for Martha Coakley in Massachusetts, Hillary Clinton took a jab at trickle down economics and in the process of doing so, claimed that corporations and businesses don’t create jobs.

The Washington Free Beacon has the story:

Hillary Clinton: Corporations and Businesses Don’t Create Jobs

At a Democratic rally in Massachusetts, Hillary Clinton’s...

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Inconvenient Truths Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 8:30am
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This week’s course from Prager University was particularly enlightening.

Here’s another inconvenient truth. Higher ed isn’t immune to Ebola.

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Early Voting Turnout for Republicans in Iowa is Unprecedented

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Posted by    Friday, October 24, 2014 at 8:00am
Joni Ernst

Early voting is looking good for Iowa Republican Joni Ernst. In fact, it’s looking better than usual.

Kirsten Hunter of the Washington Free Beacon reports that even CNN is acknowledging the trend:

CNN: Iowa Early Vote Data Shows Unprecedented Republican Numbers

Elated Republicans are celebrating the unprecedented success of U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst...

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Democrats to Obama – Stop trying to help us!

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Posted by    Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 1:00pm
2014 Obama

It’s remarkable to watch Democrats scrambling to get away from Obama just six years after they and the media declared the death of the GOP.

The latest example comes from Josh Kr...

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Jeanne Shaheen – Proud Member of the 99 Percent

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 11:30am
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If you missed the debate between Scott Brown and Jeanne Shaheen in New Hampshire last night, consider yourself lucky.

Brown did very well despite the tremendous odds stacked against him. The debate was sponsored in part by the University of New Hampshire and moderated by the not-at-all biased Chuck Todd of...

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MoveOn: If Republicans take Senate, they might do to us what we did to them

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 11:30am
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The leftist outfit known as MoveOn.org has created a new ad for the 2014 election.

The video warns that if Republicans win the senate this fall, they might use an underhanded procedure known as ‘reconciliation’ to pass legislation. Legal Insurrection readers will no doubt recall that reconciliation was the very process Democrats...

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What we have here, is a failure of confidence and trust

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Posted by    Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 4:15pm
Frank Luntz

Pollster Frank Luntz appeared on CBS News Friday to comment on a poll which found trust in government institutions is extremely low. He went on to point out widespread distrust in media as well.

Kyle Drennen of News Busters has the story:

Frank Luntz on CBS: ‘Collapse in Confidence’ of Government, Media

Appearing on...

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Obamamedia found someone other than Bush to blame for Ebola

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Posted by    Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 8:00am
Rick Perry Mugshot cropped

Remember all the times Obama golfed, traveled to Hawaii, vacationed in Martha’s Vineyard and the liberal media insisted that it was no big deal because an executive can do their job from anywhere?

Apparently, that rule doesn’t extend to Republican governors and while most Americans might think the government’s poor handling of...

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“So we have a virus on the loose that turns your organs into liquid … “

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Posted by    Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 5:45pm
Charles Krauthammer on Putin and Obama

Yesterday’s announcement that the Obama administration was appointing partisan bureaucrat Ron Klain as Ebola Czar was met with partisan reactions. Liberals think it’s a great idea while conservatives are skeptical.

Perhaps no one put the situation in perspective better than Charles Krauthammer who, by being a psychiatrist is also a medical doctor...

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