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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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California DMV Overwhelmed by Licenses for Illegal Immigrants

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Posted by    Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 7:00pm
http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2015/01/29/only-on-9-some-dmv-customers-waiting-months-for-appointments/

Do you enjoy long wait times at the Department of Motor Vehicles? If you live in California, you’re in luck.

So many illegal immigrants are now applying for driver’s licences that wait times are absurd.

CBS News in Los Angeles reported (h/t Weasel Zippers):

Some Motorists Wait Months For DMV Appointments After Immigrants Law...

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FBI searching for suspected Hezbollah agent in Florida

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Posted by    Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 3:30pm
FBI wanted

The FBI is seeking a man named Ghazi Nasr Al-Din for connections to Hezbollah. He is believed to be in Florida.

WPTV News reported:

The FBI is looking for Ghazi Nasr Al-Din and believes he could be in South Florida

He was just added to the bureau’s seeking information terrorism list.

The agency wants to...

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Accurate Analysis Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 8:30am
CI 1.31.15 b

Christina Hoff Sommers of the American Enterprise Institute has been on a roll lately. When it comes to reporting the facts about rape culture and college campuses, she’s an authority.

Speaking of rape culture…

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McCain to CodePink: “Get out of here you low-life scum.”

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Posted by    Friday, January 30, 2015 at 10:00am
John McCain

Every once in a while, John McCain does the exact right thing. This was one of those times.

During a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing yesterday, leftist Code Pink activists disrupted the session to verbally assault Henry Kissinger who was there to testify on national security issues.

John McCain was having none of...

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Democrats Still Obsessed With Koch Brothers

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Posted by    Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 10:00am
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Remember when Harry Reid and other Democrats thought they could retain control of the Senate by demonizing the Koch brothers? In November of 2014 that strategy proved to be a loser—but Democrats learned nothing.

Sean Sullivan and Anne Gearan of the Washington Post reported yesterday:

Democrats see new chance to attack Kochs after...

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Krauthammer: Scott Walker getting to 2016 Top Tier

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 8:30am
Scott Walker Krauthammer

Charles Krauthammer was on the O’Reilly Factor last night to discuss the Republican contenders for 2016. Wisconsin governor Scott Walker got some kind words from Dr. K, who said that his speech in Iowa last weekend changed things.

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You’ll notice in the video that O’Reilly and Krauthammer...

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Debt-Laden Greece Hands Control to the Far Left

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 8:30am
Tsiprias pic

The economy of Greece has been a disaster for years due to massive entitlement and pension programs. Decades of overspending finally caught up with the Greek government in 2010, when their financial system nearly collapsed.

Other countries in the European Union, notably Germany, loaned Greece billions on the condition that Greece would...

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Former ISIS Prisoner: “They Want Something Worse Than 9/11″

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Posted by    Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 5:00pm
ISIS Escapee

A man named Ahmad Rashidi was interviewed on Meet the Press today and provided an alarming look into the goals of ISIS. He claims they want to be “better” than al-Qaeda and orchestrate an attack “more brutal” than the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center.

Andrew Johnson of National Review...

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Team Hillary Presses Obama for Email Lists

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Posted by    Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 9:30am
Hillary and Obama debate 2008

As the race for 2016 shifts into gear, old conflicts are reemerging between Hillary Clinton supporters and Team Obama; this time, it’s over access to Obama’s massive email lists.

Amie Parnes and Niall Stanage of The Hill reported:

Obama, Clinton tensions build over email lists ahead of 2016

New tensions are emerging in the...

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“Too Dumb” criticisms of American Sniper

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Posted by    Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 7:00pm
American Sniper Entertainment World

It’s a given that Hollywood and the entertainment industry are dominated by liberals but the success of the American Sniper film has caused some of them to really lose it.

Michael Moore and Seth Rogen have been widely criticized for their comments on the film. Rolling Stone’s Matt Taibbi published a column...

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Taxes for Tuition Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 8:30am
529 Tax Changes

Can you guess how Obama is going to pay for his free community college plan? It’s shocking.


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New #Ferguson Video Released: Looters Invade Market Because #Justice

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Posted by    Friday, January 23, 2015 at 10:00am
Horde of Looters

A newly released video shows a mob of Ferguson protesters breaking into and looting a small grocery store in the nearby town of Dellwood.

The store has been looted multiple times and in December, the owner said he might close his business.

As you watch...

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Megyn Kelly’s success must be driving Media Matters crazy-er

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Posted by    Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 8:30pm
Megyn Kelly Pic

Did you think it was impossible for the Times to say something nice about anyone at FOX News?

I did too, until I read this column by Jim Rutenberg:

The Megyn Kelly Moment

Kelly, who is now 44, grew up in Ailes’s America, in a middle-class suburb of Albany called Delmar. She was the...

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Paul Ryan, Rand Paul React to #SOTU

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 7:00am
Ryan and Paul

Congressman Paul Ryan appeared on FOX News after the state of the union and spoke to Bret Baier. His reaction? “A liberal speech by a liberal president.”


Senator Rand Paul was on the Megyn Kelly show a little later. His reaction? “I heard about a lot of...

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“This is a man who wants to punish the rich regardless of its effect on the economy.”

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 7:30am
Charles Krauthammer taxes

Last night on Special Report with Bret Baier, Bret asked Charles Krauthammer for his thoughts on Obama’s proposal to raise the capital gains tax.

Krauthammer pointed out that like all things Obama says and does, this is about left wing political ideology.

Via National Review:

Krauthammer’s Take: Obama ‘Wants to Punish the Rich Regardless...

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Bill Maher Rips Liberal Fear of Free Speech

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Posted by    Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 9:30am
Bill Maher Glenn Greenwald

Bill Maher has been on a free speech tear lately, and if you look back at the last few months it makes perfect sense.

In December of 2014 he was booked to speak at UC-Berkeley’s commencement; but liberal students who disagreed with his views on Islam and free speech tried to shut...

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Bill Clinton on the World’s Greatest Double Standard

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Posted by    Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 4:00pm
Clinton Double Standard

President Bill Clinton appeared on the Seth Meyers show last week and offered some common sense about the double standard of Islamic radicals who take advantage of freedom in western countries.

Clinton’s view is distinctly different than what we’ve heard from the Obama administration which is having trouble even naming America’s enemies.

Greg...

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