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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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WaPo: Obama Admin Was Warned About Border Crisis Last Year

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Posted by    Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 4:19pm
http://www.minnpost.com/dc-dispatches/2013/07/gop-begins-long-immigration-reform-process-focusing-border-security

If you’re like most Americans, you may be wondering why the surge of illegal immigrants at the southern border happened all at once. People want to know the cause and what could have been done to prevent it.

While answers have been scarce, the Washington Post has published a rather damning piece...

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FOX News Buries Competition In Coverage of Ukraine

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Posted by    Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 12:00pm
FNC

John Nolte of Breitbart is reporting that as major news events unfolded at the end of the last week, FOX News outperformed CNN and MSNBC by a significant margin:

Ratings: Fox News Crushes CNN, MSNBC During Ukraine Crisis

By nearly 3-to-1 margins, Fox News crushed CNN on Thursday, one of the biggest breaking...

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Audience on Bill Maher Show Applauds Defense of Israel

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Posted by    Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 1:39pm
Bill Maher Israel

This is remarkable if you know anything about Bill Maher and his audience. You would have to switch channels to MSNBC or the Daily Show to find a more progressive crowd.

I’ve never been a fan of Bill Maher but to his credit, he did anger many progressives on Twitter this week...

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OUT: Cult of Obama // IN: Cult of Warren

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Posted by    Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 11:45am
Run Liz Run Elizabeth Warren for President Video Men with Posters

In many ways, Elizabeth Warren is the perfect Democratic Party candidate to follow Obama. First term senator? Check. No major accomplishments to speak of? Check. No executive experience? Check. A questionable life story that the media refuses to investigate? Check. She really has it all.

The progressive base of the Democratic Party...

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Hitting the Iceberg Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 8:00am
Der Untergang der Titanic

Unfortunately, there may not be enough lifeboats for everyone.

You may be wondering why higher education is going down so quickly. Here are some clues…

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So if Hobby Lobby were unincorporated, Chuck Schumer would be okay with its contraceptive policy?

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Posted by    Monday, July 14, 2014 at 8:30am
Chuck Schumer

The Hobby Lobby decision really brought out the hyperbole of the Democratic Party.

Senator Chuck Schumer of New York is no exception. Speaking at a press conference Thursday, he made some remarks about the decision. Eric Scheiner of CNS News reported:

At a press conference Thursday, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said people with religious beliefs...

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Surprise! Democrats to Push Race Issues in 2014 Midterms

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Posted by    Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 4:00pm
Bumper Sticker - DC - Proud to be a Democrat

Before the 2008 election, many liberals insisted that if Obama didn’t win it would be because America is a racist country. Now that Obama has won two presidential elections and almost a decade has passed, many liberals are still insisting that America is a hotbed of racism.

In fact, according to a...

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Krauthammer: Obama is Robbing the Military to Inflate the Entitlement State

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Posted by    Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 4:00pm
Charles Krauthammer on Putin and Obama

Jonathan Hendershott of the New York Post recently reported that members of our armed services, some of whom are currently serving overseas, are about to receive pink slips:

In a stunning display of callousness, the Defense Department has announced that thousands of soldiers — many serving as commanding officers in Afghanistan —...

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Obama Thinks He’s Doing All the Work

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Posted by    Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 2:00pm
Obama Working Hard Alone

This week Obama spoke to a crowd in Austin, Texas. He was in the state for fundraisers and never visited the border. That didn’t stop him from complaining about congress and Republicans in particular. Obama said he’s doing all the work.

The Washington Free Beacon reported:

Obama: It’s Lonely Doing All The Work

“You...

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Battle of the Dukes Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 8:45am
CI Duke

Saddle up, pilgrims.

I’ll take John Wayne over Duke University any day. Oh, and speaking of Duke…

Young Americans are catching on.

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Monarchy in America – The Centralization of Power in the Executive Branch

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Posted by    Monday, July 7, 2014 at 9:45am
American Monarchy

Tracy Oppenheimer of Reason TV recently interviewed Frank Buckley, an author and law professor at George Mason University. Buckley contends that the power of the presidency has strayed from what the framers intended:

Presidential Power and the Rise of American Monarchy: Q&A with Author Frank Buckley

“America is dropping like a stone in...

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Wendy Davis Supporters Can’t Name One of Her Legislative Accomplishments

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Posted by    Sunday, July 6, 2014 at 4:00pm
Wendy Davis Pink Sneakers

Wendy Davis supporters are pretty excited about her campaign for governor of Texas but when pressed to name one of her legislative accomplishments, they’re surprisingly silent.

Yehuda Remer of Truth Revolt sees a pattern:

Just as Hillary Clinton supporters were unable to name a single accomplishment of the former Secretary of State, Wendy...

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Hobby Lobby beats the Bullies

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Posted by    Saturday, July 5, 2014 at 5:00pm
George Will

In his new column at the Washington Post, George Will examines the recent rulings of the Supreme Court on Hobby Lobby and unions.

As usual, Will has the facts on his side:

The Supreme Court reins in government bullies

Two 5 to 4 decisions this week, on the final decision day of the Supreme...

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HHS Releases 1,300 Pages of Obamacare Regulations on July 4th Eve

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Posted by    Saturday, July 5, 2014 at 3:00pm
Healthcare.gov Obamacare Girl

The Obama administration has a habit of releasing new regulations at the beginning of holiday weekends and the 4th of July is no exception.

While most Americans are planning outings with family and friends for picnics and fireworks, 1,300 pages of new Obamacare regulations were released.

Larry O’Connor of Truth Revolt reported:

Holiday Document...

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