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Having a Defense secretary from...
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.
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Do we really need to invent new terror groups to justify America’s actions in the Middle East? Is the Obama administration so reluctant to admit that al-Qaeda still exists?
If you ask Andrew C. McCarthy of National Review, the answer to both of those questions is yes:
The Khorosan Group Does Not Exist
A panel on Melissa Harris-Perry’s MSNBC program discussed the beheading of a woman in Oklahoma by Alton Nolen, a convert to Islam as to whom a picture of Jihadist sympathy is emerging.
Perry insists that this was an act of workplace violence and treats the beheading as a passing detail.
At times, they...
Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, who was involved in the creation of Obamacare, doesn’t.
In case you missed it, Dr. Emanuel recently penned a ghoulish piece for The Atlantic in which he said that he...
Sharyl Attkisson is one of the few journalists working today who clearly puts her profession above partisan politics.
She recently appeared on WMAL radio in Washington, DC to discuss the Fast and Furious scandal and others as well as the media’s refusal to aggressively report these stories.
In a new edition of Firewall, Bill Whittle explains why believing in Socialism requires the same thought process as believing in the Loch Ness Monster.
Here’s a partial transcript via Truth Revolt:
Ah, Progressives! You really have to – well, not admire them exactly – but if not admire them then at least...
It’s easy to spend years of your life and tens of thousands of dollars on college. Choose wisely.
- The Ivy League’s 13 Most Liberal Courses
- Campus Reform’s Caleb Bonham Talks About Crazy College Classes
The possibilities are endless.
- Professor Kanye West (No Joke)
- Before You Take a Women’s Studies Course…
- Berkeley Journalism School Considers $10,000 Tuition Increase
Upon hearing the news of Eric Holder’s resignation from the Department of Justice yesterday, NBC’s Chuck Todd took to the airwaves and claimed that Holder is a very non-political person.
Media bias is one thing. The utter dismissal of reality is another.
Brendan Bordelon of National Review has the details:
NBC’s Chuck Todd: Self-Professed...
When it comes to the (former?) War on Terror, the media has already been caught furiously spinning legitimate news stories in order to set Obama apart from his predecessor.
While the revisionism of the New York Times was remarkable, Michael Tomasky of the Daily Beast deserves an honorable mention:
Obama’s Iraq Is Not...
What’s the problem with an extra ten or twenty thousand dollars for a journalism degree?
It’s not like the public’s trust in journalists is at an all time low or anything.
The higher education bubble is a subject we’ve covered extensively at College Insurrection.
This new report from Kaitlin Mulhere at Inside Higher...
After a man jumped the fence and actually made it through the front door of the White House last weekend, the Secret Service is thinking of beefing up the security area around 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Carol D. Leonnig of the Washington Post reported Monday:
Secret Service considers a larger buffer zone around the...
Congressman Adam Schiff of California appeared on FOX News Sunday today and said rather plainly that congress has pretty much given up on the rules.
Patrick Brennan of National Review has the details:
Dem Congressman: Is Congress Abdicating Its Consitutional War Powers? ‘Absolutely’
Asked this morning by Fox News’s Chris Wallace whether Congress is...
Everyone suddenly seems to like the idea of having Condoleezza Rice take over leadership of the NFL for some reason.
Judy Kurtz of The Hill recently wrote:
Condoleezza Rice: NFL commissioner?
Now, some are say...
With the midterms approaching and Obama’s approval rating in the gutter, vulnerable Democrats are avoiding any discussion of one particular subject. Obama.
Colby Itkowitz of the Washington Post has the story:
These days, Democrats aren’t talking much about Obama in congressional speeches
When President Obama took office in 2009, congressional Democrats were euphoric. With...
It looks like that recent report from Real Clear Defense was prophetic.
The Wall Street Journal reported this week that Obama will require the military to get his personal approval for US air strikes in Syria.
Here’s an excerpt via Hot Air:
The U.S. military campaign against Islamist militants in Syria is being designed...
In case you haven’t heard, there was a little free speech situation at Yale this week.
- After Yale President Pleas for Free Expression, Students Attempt to Silence Critic of Islam
- Ayaan Hirsi Ali Gets Standing Ovation at Yale
- Ayaan Hirsi Ali Responds to Muslim Critics at Yale
Meanwhile, over at George Mason University…