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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Clinton Defender Howard Dean Loses Morning Joe

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Posted by    Friday, April 24, 2015 at 10:10am 4/24/2015 at 10:10am
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Wow. First David Brock and now Howard Dean. Is there something in the water at MSNBC?

Dean is the former chair of the DNC, a role now filled by our favorite Democrat Debbie Wasserman Schultz. As a long time party loyalist, Dean appeared on Morning Joe yesterday and attempted to downplay new...

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Boston Marathon Bomber’s True Colors Shown to Jurors

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Posted by    Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 7:30am 4/23/2015 at 7:30am
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As the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev entered the penalty phase yesterday, jurors were shown a photo of the Boston Marathon bomber giving the finger to a jail security camera after his arrest.

The Boston Globe reported:

Jurors view footage of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev making obscene gesture

Jurors in the death penalty trial of Boston Marathon...

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Clinton Defender David Brock Loses Morning Joe

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 8:30am 4/22/2015 at 8:30am
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David Brock of Media Matters appeared on MSNBC’s Morning Joe program yesterday and attempted to defend Hillary Clinton from claims made in the new book Clinton Cash.

Even the reliably liberal Mika Brzezinski wasn’t buying Brock’s hollow defense.

Alyssa Canobbio of the Washington Free Beacon:

Mika Brzezinski Corrects the Record on David Brock’s Laughable...

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Scott Walker: Hillary is Out of Touch

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 7:00am 4/21/2015 at 7:00am
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Megyn Kelly interviewed governor Scott Walker on her show last night and covered a wide variety of topics.

The first subject was Hillary Clinton, who Walker suggested is out of touch with the American people. Other topics included Walker’s strategy for winning independent voters in Wisconsin, the GOP’s prospects for 2016...

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Plan B: Run, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Run!

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Posted by    Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 8:30pm 4/19/2015 at 8:30pm
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Debbie Wasserman Schultz has done such a tremendous job of defining the Democratic Party’s central beliefs lately, especially in her response to Rand Paul’s challenges on abortion.

We’re so impressed that we think Wasserman Schultz has become a possible, um, Plan B for Democrats should Hillary faulter.

As evidence for our argument, here...

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Crowd Trashes National Mall for Earth Day

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Posted by    Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 3:00pm 4/19/2015 at 3:00pm
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There was a concert for Earth Day on the National Mall this weekend. It’s good to have events like this to remind us that we need to be responsible stewards of the environment.

Christine Rousselle of Townhall:

National Mall Trashed After Global...

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Christina Hoff Sommers gets Trigger Warnings at Georgetown

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Posted by    Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 4:30pm 4/18/2015 at 4:30pm
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New Post - Oberlin Radical Feminists Freak Out at Christina Hoff Sommers.

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You may remember Christina Hoff Sommers of the American Enterprise Institute as the Factual Feminist.

We’ve linked her outstanding work at College Insurrection

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Rand Paul Flips the Script on Abortion

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Posted by    Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 2:30pm 4/18/2015 at 2:30pm
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Rand Paul has managed to do something no Republican before him has done. In a series of recent comments and media appearances, the Kentucky senator has turned the abortion debate around, calling on Democrats and their media allies to defend their position on late-term abortion.

Paul’s position is summarized perfectly in this...

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Minimum Intelligence Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 8:30am 4/18/2015 at 8:30am
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Who knew we could all become wealthier by just creating new laws?

Why stop there? Let’s make more stuff free, too.

What could possibly go wrong?

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Campaign 2016: A big burrito, with a topping of liberal media bias

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Posted by    Friday, April 17, 2015 at 7:00am 4/17/2015 at 7:00am
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By now, you’ve probably noticed that most of our completely unbiased media is treating Hillary Clinton with the same hard hitting scrutiny they’re applying to Republicans candidates.

Don’t take my word for it. Here’s Chris Cillizza of the Washington Post:

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Chris Matthews Goes Off The Rails

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Posted by    Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 8:30am 4/16/2015 at 8:30am
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MSNBC’s Chris Matthews has never had much love for conservatives, but he’s been on a roll lately.

Here’s what Matthews had to say about the current GOP field on his show yesterday.

Ken Shepherd of News Busters:

Chris Matthews’s ‘Snake-Charmer’ Dog Whistle?; Will Leftists Complain About Racist ‘Microaggression’?

MSNBC Hardball host Chris Matthews loves to...

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Bill de Blasio Still Won’t Endorse Hillary

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 7:00am 4/15/2015 at 7:00am
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Uh oh, it looks like a certain someone didn’t get the message the first time.

Bill de Blasio’s effectiveness as the mayor of New York City is open for debate, but his dedication to progressive politics is beyond dispute. The American left adores him, so his reticence to endorse Mrs. Clinton comes...

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Scott Walker Reacts to Hillary Announcement

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 8:30am 4/14/2015 at 8:30am
Walker on Hillary Announcement

Wisconsin governor Scott Walker has reacted to Hillary Clinton’s unsurprising announcement of her intention to run for president in 2016 by calling her part of the problem.

Millaine Wells of We Are Green Bay News:

Gov. Walker reacts to Clinton announcement

The field of Presidential hopefuls is growing. Hillary Clinton joined...

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Will Republicans get fair shake from John Dickerson at Face the Nation?

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Posted by    Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 6:00pm 4/12/2015 at 6:00pm
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John Dickerson of CBS News has been named to replace Bob Schieffer as the new host of Face the Nation. Hadas Gold of Politico:

CBS News political director John Dickerson has been named the next host of “Face the Nation,” host Bob Schieffer announced Sunday.

Dickerson’s first turn in the anchor chair will...

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Carly Fiorina reacts: Hillary “not the woman for The White House.”

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Posted by    Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 4:37pm 4/12/2015 at 4:37pm
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Carly Fiorina, who is expected to run for president as a Republican in 2016, has taken on the role of taking it to Hillary, particularly on issues related to women.

Fiorina is positioned to undermine Hillary’s supposed record of accomplishment in a way that male candidates can’t because Hillary’s operatives are quick...

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Chafee: Iraq War Vote Disqualifies Hillary

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Posted by    Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 6:00pm 4/11/2015 at 6:00pm
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Former Rhode Island governor Lincoln Chafee announced he was forming a presidential exploratory committee last week, and he’s wasting no time going after Hillary Clinton.

In an appearance on MSNBC’s Morning Joe Friday, he suggested that Hillary’s vote for the war in Iraq makes her a poor choice for president.

Watch:

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Democrats: Pelosi Needs to Go

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Posted by    Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 3:00pm 4/11/2015 at 3:00pm
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Now that Harry Reid has announced his retirement, some Democrats think it’s time for Pelosi to do the same.

Two congressmen from Massachusetts are leading the charge.

Daniel Bassali of the Washington Free Beacon:

Dem Reps: Nancy Pelosi Needs to Go

A couple of Massachusetts congressmen suggested Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s (D., Calif.) efforts in...

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