About: Mike LaChance

Mike LaChance is also known as “Aleister.” He is a Generation X libertarian originally known for his blog American Glob. He has also written for the Center for Security Policy, the Gateway Pundit, Breitbart and others.

He covers higher education and politics for Legal Insurrection and is also the editor of American Lookout.

Follow him on Twitter @MikeLaChance33




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Ryerson University Cancels Free Speech Event Due to Safety Concerns

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Posted by    Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 10:30am 8/17/2017 at 10:30am

This is how the enemies of free speech win. Fear leads to silence.

The Daily Caller reported:

College Responds To Hosting Panel On Free Speech By Canceling It

Ryerson University canceled a panel Wednesday dedicated to discussing the silencing of free speech on college campuses, citing “campus safety.”

The Canadian school canceled “The Stifling of...

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Tucker Carlson Slams Bill Kristol for ‘Rationalizing Slavery’ Twitter Smear

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Posted by    Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 10:00am 8/17/2017 at 10:00am
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Bill Kristol of the Weekly Standard has become one of the loudest voices of the Never-Trump right. As a result, he has taken to attacking fellow conservatives he perceives as being too Trump-friendly.

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Community College in Michigan Creates Social Justice Retreat for HS Students

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Posted by    Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 7:30am 8/17/2017 at 7:30am

This is straight up left wing indoctrination masquerading as education.

The Blaze reports:

Community college creates ‘social justice retreat’ for high school students

Michigan’s Kellogg Community College’s Center for Diversity and Innovation will host an overnight...

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U. San Francisco to Hold Segregated ‘Blacks Only’ Orientation

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 1:30pm 8/16/2017 at 1:30pm

Once again, academia is setting the civil rights movement back years. Why are people OK with this?

The College Fix reports:

University of San Francisco to host blacks-only student orientation

The University of San Francisco this week is scheduled to host a segregated orientation dedicated to black students, a program that takes place in...

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CUNY Prof Laments ‘Linguistic Racism’ in Standard English

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 10:30am 8/16/2017 at 10:30am

So the English Language is racist now, as well? There’s no end to it.

Campus Reform reported:

Prof: ‘privileging of standard English’ is ‘linguistic racism’

A professor of medieval literature at the City University of New York (CUNY) lamented academia’s support for “Standard American English” in a recent op-ed.

In an op-ed for Inside Higher...

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Cleveland Cannabis College Expanding Curriculum

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 7:30am 8/16/2017 at 7:30am

The irony here is that graduates of this school will probably have decent job prospects.

News 5 Cleveland reports:

Cleveland Cannabis College curriculum expanding this fall

A year shy of Ohio’s medical marijuana program becoming operational, Cleveland Cannabis College is expanding it’s curriculum in the hopes of helping to fill the thousands of jobs...

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Conservative Student Attacked at Charlottesville Vigil in Syracuse for Wearing YAF Cap

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 7:00am 8/16/2017 at 7:00am
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Let’s play a game. Pretend that a conservative white student approached a liberal black student at an event and said “You’re not welcome here.” What do you think would happen?

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U. Chicago Grad Students to Vote on Unionizing

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 1:30pm 8/15/2017 at 1:30pm
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If grad students unionize, what comes next? Labor strikes? Using union power for politics?

The Chicago Tribune reports:

University of Chicago grad students to hold union vote

A group of about 2,500 University of Chicago graduate students have been cleared to proceed with a union vote, a victory for organizers after a long hear...

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Profs Advised to Treat Classroom Microaggressions Like Assaults

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 10:30am 8/15/2017 at 10:30am

This is part of a new trend on the left to treat words as acts of violence. It is dangerous and stupid.

The College Fix reports:

Professors advised to treat racial microaggressions in classrooms like assault

Professors attending a recent academic conference were advised to treat racial microaggressions in the classroom like actual assaults,...

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Kim Jong Un Blinks: Holding Off on Plan to Strike Guam

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 8:30am 8/15/2017 at 8:30am
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The world can breathe easier for now. According to new reports, Kim Jong Un has decided to watch the United States for a while before attacking the innocent people of Guam.

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Scripps College Student Says She Was Bullied for Being Photographed With Mike Pence

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 7:30am 8/15/2017 at 7:30am
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It’s not hard to believe this young woman’s claim. If you don’t hate this administration, the left targets you.

The New York Post reports:

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HuffPo Article Defends Actions of Student Protesters at Evergreen State

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Posted by    Monday, August 14, 2017 at 1:30pm 8/14/2017 at 1:30pm
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You knew someone was going to write something like this eventually.

Of course it was the HuffPo:

Another Side Of The Evergreen State College Story

In recent months, conservative and far-right forces have intensified their targeting of higher education, particularly outspoken faculty members who stand up for equity and diversity. In HuffPost, Matthew Houghly...

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Campus Carry Now in Effect at Texas Community Colleges

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Posted by    Monday, August 14, 2017 at 10:30am 8/14/2017 at 10:30am

Campus carry at Texas community colleges went into effect at the beginning of this month. No problems so far.

From USA Today:

Campus carry comes, quietly, to Texas community colleges

A year after it was implemented at four-year universities,...

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Washington State Prof Says Colin Kaepernick Just Holding America Accountable

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Posted by    Monday, August 14, 2017 at 7:30am 8/14/2017 at 7:30am

This is the most creative excuse for Colin Kaepernick’s behavior so far.

The College Fix reports:

Prof: Colin Kaepernick just holding America accountable for ‘historical failure to honor Black life’

What’s the big deal about NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick not yet being signed by a team?

It shows how utterly racist the league — and...

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Trump Signs New Bill Intended to Give Veterans Greater Healthcare Choices

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Posted by    Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 3:30pm 8/13/2017 at 3:30pm
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Improving healthcare for veterans was one of the central tenets of Trump’s presidential campaign. This weekend, he took another step towards that goal by singing a bill which will allow veterans to seek private care.

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One Year Master’s in Data Journalism At Columbia Costs $150K

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Posted by    Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 12:30pm 8/13/2017 at 12:30pm

The high and rising cost of college is one thing, but this is positively stunning.

The Daily Caller reports:

The Cost Of A One Year Master’s In Data Journalism At Columbia Is … $150K

A new one-year data journalism master’s degree offered by Columbia University costs $150,000.

Prospective students will need to pay approximately $106,000...

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Former Berkeley Chancellor Gets Massive Golden Parachute After Failed Tenure

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Posted by    Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 10:30am 8/13/2017 at 10:30am

This is one of the reasons tuition is out of control.

Red Alert Politics reports:

After disastrous tenure and resignation, ex-Berkeley Chancellor still gets massive salary

A former UC Berkeley chancellor is set to make nearly $434,000 next year, despite the fact that he won’t be teaching or managing any campus programs. Nicholas Dirks...

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