About: Aleister

Aleister is Generation X small L libertarian originally known for his blog American Glob. He helped William Jacobson launch College Insurrection in the fall of 2012 and played a pivotal role in the creation of ElizabethWarrenWiki.org.

He covers higher education and politics for Legal Insurrection and often fills in for Jim Hoft at The Gateway Pundit.

He is also the editor of American Lookout.

Follow him on Twitter @AmericanGlob.




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Student Group at Yale Wants Co-Ed Frats But Would Exempt Sororities

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There are times when the targets of SJW campaigns have to just say “no.” Especially when the situation is so clearly unfair.

Heat Street reports:

Yale Student Group Wants to Force Fraternities to Admit Women, Gives Sororities Free Pass

A Yale student group has waged a war on the university fraternities and will use...

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‘Islamic Totalitarianism’ Book Censored at UCLA Free Speech Event

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Posted by    Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 12:30pm 2/19/2017 at 12:30pm

Some people think free speech is great unless you offend the wrong crowd.

The Daily Caller reports:

UCLA Free Speech Event Censors ‘Islamic Totalitarianism’ Book

According to The College Fix, a free speech seminar at UCLA on Feb. 1 became an exercise in censorship when a book on “Islamic Totalitarianism” was removed from sight...

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Sanctuary Campuses Carry Risks in Defying Trump

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Posted by    Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 8:30am 2/19/2017 at 8:30am
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Activists on campus are excited about defying Trump but reality should give pause to administrators.

From Real Clear Politics:

‘Sanctuary Campuses’ Defy Trump — Though at a Risk

With the Trump administration’s immigration policy taking shape and the threat of increased deportations looming, nearly a dozen colleges around the country have begun taking a...

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Democrats in Denial Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by    Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 7:30am 2/19/2017 at 7:30am

It’s been almost a month since Trump was sworn in and instead of regrouping, Democrats are obsessing on all the wrong things.

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Fired Acting AG Sally Yates now “a symbol of the anti-Trump resistance”

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Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates, fired for insubordination after she told DOJ not to defend Trump’s immigration Executive Order, is being held up as a new hero by the left for doing so.

She attended an event on race in Atlanta this week and got a standing ovation.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported:

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Berkeley Rethinking Hands-Off Approach to Anti-Milo Rioters

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There was only one arrest on the night of the Berkeley riot despite expensive damage and violence. Now the school is wondering if they handled it right.

Campus Reform reports:

Berkeley reconsiders ‘hands-off’ approach to anti-Milo riot

The University of California, Berkeley is reconsidering the “hands-off” approach taken by campus police during the violent...

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Yale Women’s Center Angry That Calhoun College Being Renamed for a White Woman

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Nothing is ever enough for the left. With every capitulation comes a new complaint.

The College Fix reports:

Yale Women’s Center ticked that white woman replaced slaveholder on building name

It’s not enough for the Yale Women’s Center that the university took the name of a slaveholding vice president off a building.

It criticized the...

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Juan Williams blocked as Commencement speaker at Ursinus College after opposition

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Some members of the faculty cited controversial things Juan has said, and a past problem he has had, as the reason he would not be inappropriate commencement speaker. One has to wonder whether his affiliation with Fox News was a contributing factor given campus climates today.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

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No Safe Spaces Week in Higher Education

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Some people are entitled to safe spaces on college campuses while others are not.

Yale was in news this week.

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UC Berkeley’s Division of Equity and Inclusion Costs $20 Million Annually

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Posted by    Friday, February 17, 2017 at 1:30pm 2/17/2017 at 1:30pm

This Orwellian school department is staffed by 150 people. And students wonder why tuition is so high.

City Journal reports:

From Culture to Cupcakes

A naive observer of the Berkeley campus would think that lots of people “other than himself” exist there, and would even think that Berkeley welcomes those “other” people with overflowing...

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Student Suspended for Exposing Teacher Who Called Trump’s Election Terrorism

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A student who recorded his teacher calling Trump’s election an act of terrorism has been suspended. Does that sound right to you?

Campus Reform reports:

Student suspended for recording ‘act of terrorism’ prof

The student who filmed his professor calling Donald Trump’s election “an act of terrorism” has received a one-semester suspension from Orange...

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U. Wisconsin-Madison Students Demand Free Tuition for Black Students

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When these students graduate and some of them get jobs, do you think they’ll be willing to work for free?

The Associated Press reports:

Wisconsin students demand free tuition for black students

Black students should be offered free tuition and housing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison because blacks were legally barred from education during...

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Chuck Todd Doesn’t Get it — Media Delegitimized Itself Before Trump

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Posted by    Friday, February 17, 2017 at 7:00am 2/17/2017 at 7:00am

Trump’s press conference on Thursday was pure Trump. The liberal media, which just a day before was complaining that Trump passed them over for questions, is now feigning shock.

Chuck Todd is aghast. The Hill reports:

Chuck Todd: Trump’s treatment of the press is un-American

“Meet the Press” host Chuck Todd on Thursday slammed...

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Princeton Now Being Pressured to Rename School Named for Woodrow Wilson

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Woodrow Wilson, America’s first progressive president, was also a bit of a racist. Now that Yale has changed the name of Calhoun College, everyone has to do the same thing, apparently.

Heat Street reports:

Princeton Pressured to Rename School Honoring ‘White Supremacist’ President Woodrow Wilson

Princeton is under renewed pressure to rename an institution...

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UCLA Now Offering Seminars to Help Students Understand Trump Phenomenon

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Posted by    Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 10:30am 2/16/2017 at 10:30am

Maybe members of the Democratic Party and the media should sign up. Couldn’t hurt, right?

The Daily Caller reports:

UCLA Offers Seminars To Help Students Understand Trump Phenomenon

The University of California — Los Angeles will be offering seminars this spring with topics revolving around the rise of Donald Trump and the 2016 presidential...

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Liberal Media in Crisis After Being Passed Over for Questions

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The liberal media’s inflated sense of importance is on full display. During a press conference yesterday with Benjamin Netanyahu, liberal journalists wanted to shift the narrative to the resignation of Michael Flynn.

They were unable to do so because Trump took questions from reporters at Townhall and the Christian Broadcasting Network, both...

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UC Students Don’t Think Free Speech Should Apply to ‘Trump Surrogates’

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Posted by    Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 7:30am 2/16/2017 at 7:30am

Isn’t it nice of the left to decide for the rest of us who is allowed to speak?

Campus Reform reports:

UC students: free speech shouldn’t apply to ‘Trump surrogates’

Students at the University of Chicago are asking the school to disinvite Trump’s former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, saying that allowing him to speak...

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