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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Documentary: Is the University Killing Free Speech?

Free Speech at Brown Doc
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Posted by    Friday, July 29, 2016 at 8:00am 7/29/2016 at 8:00am
Free Speech at Brown Doc

A new documentary first crossed our radar yesterday at College Insurrection. It’s a short film about the state of free speech on college campuses which focuses on Brown University, where the filmmaker went to school.

Despite the focus on Brown, the issues examined in the film are universal because this is a...

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MOVIE REVIEW: Clinton Cash is a Must-See Film

Clinton Cash
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Posted by    Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 1:00pm 7/28/2016 at 1:00pm
Clinton Cash

I watched the new documentary film “Clinton Cash” based on the book by Peter Schweizer this week and all I can say is the Clintons’ corruption is worse than most people know.

As a full time blogger, I watch cable news and monitor political news all day every day and even I...

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Carlos Danger Compares Hillary to George Washington

Anthony Weiner on Hillary
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Posted by    Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 7:30am 7/27/2016 at 7:30am
Anthony Weiner on Hillary

Anthony Weiner, the disgraced former New York Congressman and husband of Hillary confidante Huma Abedin, has (ahem) inserted himself into the debate over the 2016 election.

Weiner has obvious reasons for backing Clinton which go beyond party affiliation and his wife’s relationship to the Democratic nominee. If Hillary wins, Weiner will have...

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Bernie Fans’ Signs Confiscated at Dem Convention

Bernie signs confiscated
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Posted by    Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 7:00am 7/26/2016 at 7:00am
Bernie signs confiscated

The Democratic National Convention is off to a great start for anyone who enjoys watching the Democratic Party implode under its own internal divisions. Not only are Bernie Sanders supporters putting on a show outside the convention center, they’re in the hall and making themselves heard.

That’s a problem for the people...

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“Hillary’s America” – The Music Video

Hillarys America Music Video
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Posted by    Monday, July 25, 2016 at 2:30pm 7/25/2016 at 2:30pm
Hillarys America Music Video

Dinesh D’Souza’s new film “Hillary’s America” opened on Friday and will get plenty of buzz as the Democratic National Convention unfolds in Philadelphia this week.

To help promote the movie, Dinesh and his team have released a music video featuring Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers.

The Hollywood Reporter has the story:

Dinesh D’Souza...

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John Kerry: Air Conditioners Just as Bad as ISIS

John Kerry LI
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Posted by    Sunday, July 24, 2016 at 11:00am 7/24/2016 at 11:00am
John Kerry LI

This is one of the reasons Trump is getting so much support. Under this Democratic administration, the American people are lied to at every turn, as issues are constantly couched in progressive talking points.

Every threat we face at home and abroad is explained away by climate change, income inequality, gender inequity...

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Self Preservation Week at Legal Insurrection

College Campus Assault New NRA Ad Gets Personal second amendment gun control
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Posted by    Sunday, July 24, 2016 at 9:00am 7/24/2016 at 9:00am
College Campus Assault New NRA Ad Gets Personal second amendment gun control

A powerful new message about the importance of self defense rebukes the left’s narrative.

is it any wonder people want to protect themselves?

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While No One Was Looking, Massachusetts Banned “Assault Weapons”

MA gun control LI
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Posted by    Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 10:30am 7/23/2016 at 10:30am
MA gun control LI

This week while all eyes were on the Republican National Convention, the Attorney General of Massachusetts took it upon herself to enact a new form of gun control by redefining assault weapons.

Townhall reported:

Mass AG Unilaterally Changes Gun Laws, Redefines Assault Weapon Definition

With most of the media attention on the Republican National...

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Safe Spaces Week at College Insurrection

Case Western
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Posted by    Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 8:30am 7/23/2016 at 8:30am
Case Western

Some of our special snowflakes were traumatized by the presence of police on campus for the Republican National Convention.

The truth is, there are no safe spaces in the real world.

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VIDEO: Socialism Makes People Selfish

Prage U. Socialism
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Posted by    Friday, July 22, 2016 at 7:00am 7/22/2016 at 7:00am
Prage U. Socialism

The newest video from Prager University is hosted by Dennis Prager himself and is as entertaining as it is enlightening.

For the subject, Prager examines the differences between socialism and capitalism with an eye to the stereotype propagated by many on the left that capitalism makes people selfish.

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Yale Rehires Employee Who Smashed “Racist” Stained Glass Window

Corey Menafee
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Posted by    Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 8:30am 7/21/2016 at 8:30am
Corey Menafee

Last week, Yale cafeteria worker Corey Menafee “resigned” from his job after smashing a stained glass window at the school claiming the image was racist and made him angry.

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Remember When Hillary Accused Obama of Plagiarism?

Hillary Obama 08
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Posted by    Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 8:30am 7/20/2016 at 8:30am
Hillary Obama 08

The media has decided that the alleged Melania Trump plagiarism story is the greatest thing that’s ever happened in American politics.

So as long as we’re on the subject, let’s look back at the last time plagiarism...

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Case Western U closes this week since students fear cops from GOP Convention

Case Western
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Posted by    Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at 8:30am 7/19/2016 at 8:30am
Case Western

Due to a tremendous need for security at the Republican convention this week, policemen from all over the country came to Cleveland to work the event.

An arrangement was made to house many of these police at Case Western University, but students complained that they wouldn’t feel safe with all those cops...

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Unexpectedly! Obama Now Pushing Public Option in Obamacare

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Posted by    Sunday, July 17, 2016 at 11:00am 7/17/2016 at 11:00am
obamacare repeal replace

Now that Obamacare co-ops are collapsing and Bernie Sanders has spent months revving up Democratic Primary voters on the idea of “free” healthcare, Obama is suddenly open to the idea of a public option in Obamacare.

Some might think this was the goal all along.

The Wall Street Journal reports:

President Obama Pushes for...

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Denial of Reality Week at Legal Insurrection

http://youtu.be/rZKWjwzwewo
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Posted by    Sunday, July 17, 2016 at 9:00am 7/17/2016 at 9:00am
http://youtu.be/rZKWjwzwewo

In all the craziness of the last week, reality has been turned on its head.

Here’s more reality.

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Fake Out? Hillary meeting signal Warren still in running for Veep?

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Posted by    Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 12:30pm 7/16/2016 at 12:30pm
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Now that Trump has named Mike Pence as his VP, all eyes are turning to the Democrats to see who Hillary Clinton will choose as her running mate.

A recent meeting has people wondering about one particular Senator.

The Hill reports:

Clinton meets with Warren amid VP speculation

Hillary Clinton met with Sen. Elizabeth Warren...

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Campus Concerns Week at College Insurrection

Campus Concerns
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Posted by    Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 8:30am 7/16/2016 at 8:30am
Campus Concerns

It looks like Hillary Clinton is still struggling with the college vote.

They have good reasons to be concerned.

Of course, the left is doing everything they can to...

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