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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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Vermont: Where Single Payer Went to Die

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Posted by    Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 2:30pm
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The ultra-liberal state of Vermont never liked Obamacare but not for the reasons most Americans object to the law. Vermont felt it didn’t go far enough and was determined to establish its own single payer system. As of this week, that plan is dead.

Sarah Wheaton of

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Krauthammer: Liberalization Won’t Work in Cuba

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Posted by    Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 10:30am
Charles Krauthammer on Cuba

Last night on Special Report with Bret Baier, Charles Krauthammer commented on the economic aspects of Obama’s new policy on Cuba. Dr. K is skeptical and frankly, who could blame him?

From National Review:

Krauthammer: Liberalization Hasn’t Worked in Vietnam or China, Won’t Work in Cuba

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Permissible Hatred Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 8:30am
Susan Douglas University Michigan I Hate Republicans

We’re always told that colleges have to be safe places for students. Controversial topics are prefaced with “trigger warnings” and “microaggressions” are frowned on. Unless you’re a Republican student, that is.


Then there are the real crimes.

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Dr. Vivek Murthy: Our New Anti-Gun Pro-Abortion Surgeon General

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Posted by    Friday, December 19, 2014 at 7:00am
Vivek Murthy

In the haze of the recent news about Cuba, you may not have heard that Dr. Vivek Murthy has been confirmed as the new Surgeon General of the United States.

Tanya Somanader of the White House blog reported:

The Nation’s Doctor: Dr. Vivek Murthy Is Confirmed as Surgeon General

The Surgeon General is America’s...

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Did Obama’s new Cuba policy just launch Marco Rubio’s presidential campaign?

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Posted by    Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 7:00am
Marco Rubio Cuba

As the son of parents who left Cuba for a better life in America, this is a subject Rubio cares about deeply.

He’s also extremely well versed in the history of America’s relationship with Cuba as you’ll see in the videos below.

Watching these videos, though, I can’t help wonder whether Obama’s new...

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James O’Keefe Interviews the Man Behind #Grubergate

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 7:00am
James O'Keefe interview Gruber

In case you’re not aware, the damning videos of MIT economist Jonathan Gruber, which confirmed the worst fears of every single critic of Obamacare, weren’t uncovered by a journalist.

The entire American media complex was scooped by a regular guy who started looking into the way the law was passed after losing...

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Creating New Democrats Through Immigration

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 8:30am
childhood immigration flood

Obama’s immigration plan has been criticized by many conservatives as nothing more than a plan to create new voters for the Democratic Party. If that’s true, which is likely, what could be worse?

How about using taxpayer funds to do it?

Daniel Wiser of the Washington Free Beacon reports:

Taxpayer-Funded Immigrant Advocacy Group...

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Former CIA Official: Democrats Knew About Enhanced Interrogation Techniques

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Posted by    Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 6:00pm
Jose Rodriguez

Democrats are trying to make political hay out of the recently released and highly partisan “torture report” even though they were briefed on enhanced interrogation techniques as far back as 2002.

Former CIA official Jose Rodriguez, who oversaw counterterrorism from 2002 to 2004, appeared on Fox News Sunday today. When asked directly...

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Who Wins the Award for Best Bombing of Iraq?

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Posted by    Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 4:00pm
Nick Gillespie award

Nick Gillespie of the famed Libertarian magazine Reason is a pretty funny guy. In a new video from Reason TV, Gillespie plays host of the “Military Industrial Complex Awards” to hand out the prize for best bombing of...

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Jeb Bush Doesn’t Think He Needs Conservative Support in 2016

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Posted by    Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 4:00pm
Jeb Bush

It looks more and more like Jeb Bush is going to run for president in 2016. If he does, he’ll surely run as one of those moderate Republicans that liberals in media claim to admire and respect, right up to the general election when they transform from Dr. Jekyll to Mr....

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Bad Metaphors Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 8:30am
False CI

This professor might have been joking but conservatives are pretty tired of this stuff.

At least no one organized a protest to shut him down. Others weren’t so lucky.

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Krauthammer: Elizabeth Warren’s Cromnibus Protest is “Spectacular Hypocrisy”

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Posted by    Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 7:00am
Charles Krauthammer on Warren

Last night on Special Report with Bret Baier, Charles Krauthammer offered commentary on Elizabeth Warren’s very theatrical protest of the so-called Cromnibus. Things are a little different now that a Democrat is objecting to a government funding bill.

Transcript via National Review:

What should one think of Elizabeth Warren’s brinksmanship over the cromnibus...

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Did Pro-Hillary SuperPAC Cross A Legal Line?

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Posted by    Friday, December 12, 2014 at 10:00am
Ready for Hillary Logo

Democrats speak out of both sides of their mouths when it comes to campaign finance laws.

They say they want big money out of American politics but they’ll stop at nothing to raise big money to install Hillary Clinton as America’s next president.

Alana Goodman of the Washington Free Beacon reports how that...

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Dick Cheney – New Report on CIA Deeply Flawed

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Posted by    Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 7:00am
Dick Cheney CIA report

Senator Mitch McConnell has characterized the new CIA report on “torture” as a last ditch effort by outgoing Democrats to stick their thumb in the eye of the George W. Bush administration and of course, he’s right.

Where were all these Democrats when Obama was pulverizing suspected terrorists into dust with drones...

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Jon Stewart Uses His Own Mistake to Bash Fox News

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 8:30am
Jon Stewart FOX News

Last week, Jon Stewart of The Daily Show reported a story about a crime in San Bernardino, California which he got completely wrong.

San Bernardino County DA Mike Ramos, who happened to be watching, posted a video on YouTube refuting Stewart’s claim and Stewart promised to apologize for his mistake.

Stewart kept his...

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More Doubt Cast on Lena Dunham’s Rape Story

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 7:00am
Lena Dunham pic

As we reported over the weekend, Lena Dunham’s account of being sexually assaulted by a Republican student at Oberlin is the other collapsing campus rape story.

New details are emerging which cast a longer shadow of doubt over Dunham’s claims.

According to a new report from

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Big Government Serves the Strong

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Posted by    Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 2:45pm
George Will

In his weekly column at the Washington Post, George Will points out something that a number of progressives are beginning to notice. Big government doesn’t look out for...

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