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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Princeton University President: The Term ‘Sanctuary Campus’ Has No Basis in Law

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The President of Princeton University may find himself in hot water with the left very soon. He dared to question the validity of sanctuary campuses.

The Daily Caller reports:

Fancypants College President: The Term ‘Sanctuary Campus’ ‘Has No Basis In Law’

n the wake of last month’s presidential election, petitions have cropped up at...

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Colleges Crack Down on “Inappropriate” Religious Christmas Displays

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The annual War on Christmas is getting started right on time at some American colleges and universities.

Campus Reform reports:

No ‘religious icons’ during Christmas, colleges tell students

With Christmas approaching, universities are cracking down on potentially offensive religious decorations, all but banning displays of the “Nativity Scene” and images of the “crucifixion.”

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Columbia Students And Faculty Form ‘Columbia Against Trump’ Group

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This stuff is getting pretty tiresome. The guy hasn’t even been sworn in yet and the left is acting like they’re living under tyranny.

The College Fix reported:

Columbia U. students, faculty form group ‘Columbia Against Trump’

This past Thursday, a whole 45 students showed up for the inaugural meeting of...

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Jill Stein’s Pennsylvania Recount Headed to Federal Court

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On Saturday night it was announced that the Green Party had dropped its recount efforts in Pennsylvania.

CBS News in Pittsburgh reported:

Green Party Drops Statewide Pennsylvania Recount

Green Party-backed voters dropped a court case Saturday night that had sought to force a statewide recount of Pennsylvania’s Nov. 8 presidential election, won by Republican...

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Oberlin College President Backs Sanctuary Campus Policy

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If there’s one American college everyone knew would get behind the sanctuary campus movement, it was Oberlin.

The Chronicle reports:

Oberlin College leader backs sanctuary campus campaign

In a letter of support for making Oberlin College a sanctuary campus, President Marvin Krislov outlined...

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Sore Losers Week at Legal Insurrection

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It’s safe to say the left is not handling the election results well.

Meanwhile, Trump moves forward.

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Student Sues University After Accruing $224K in Debt But Getting No Degree

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This woman was trying to get her doctorate in education. Six years later, she still doesn’t have a degree and is drowning in debt. How does this happen?

NBC News reports:

Student Sues Walden University: ‘I Wasted Six Years of My Life’

Jennifer Wright, an ex-Marine Corps officer who teaches grade schoolers in the...

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Staffer at Ohio State Under Fire for Expressing Sympathy for Campus Attacker

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Given the current climate on college campuses in America, is this really so surprising?

Heat Street reports:

Black Lives Matter Ohio State University Staffer Expresses Sympathy with Campus Attacker

Using the Black Lives Matter hashtag, an Ohio State University employee wrote a Facebook post urging compassion for the man who attacked and injured 11...

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“This is your final disgrace, Hillary. Go home.”

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Remember when Hillary insisted that if Donald Trump wouldn’t accept the results of the election, he was threatening our democracy? She doesn’t. Neither does Jill Stein, apparently.

In a new video, Bill Whittle explores what’s really going on here and suggests this is all bout de-legitimizing Trump’s victory. Just think back to...

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VIDEO: GA State Rep. Warns Colleges Could Lose Funds Over Sanctuary Campuses

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Georgia State Rep. Earl Ehrhart has a warning for colleges that adopt sanctuary campus policies.

“If you don’t follow the law, the state funds are not gonna follow you.”

He made the statement on FOX and Friends of Friday morning.

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Hampshire College Starts Flying American Flag Again

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Perhaps the hundreds of veterans who protested at Hampshire College recently made the difference.

The Associated Press reports:

Massachusetts College Starts Flying US Flag Again

The Massachusetts college that drew nationwide criticism when it stopped flying the U.S. flag on campus following the presidential election says Old Glory is back up.

Hampshire College in Amherst...

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Patriotism 101 Week in Higher Education

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Why are so many people in acadmia so keen on anti-American sentiment?

Hampshire College offered the nation a free lesson in love of country this week.

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New Smartphone App Records Microaggressions on Campus

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Can you imagine the time and effort that went into developing this ridiculous application?

The College Fix reports:

‘Virtual safe space’: Smartphone app records campus microaggressions

In the quest to study microaggressions, one scholar has harnessed technology to chronicle such verbal insults and unintentional slights, creating an app that allows students to not only...

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Ohio State Attacker Was Taking Class About Microaggressions

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I don’t wish to be snarky because this is obviously a very serious subject but wow. If you made this up, no one would believe it.

Reason reports:

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Student Newspapers Face Increasing Censorship From University Administrators

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It is amazing that America’s institutions of higher education have so many issues with free speech.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Student Press Under Pressure

Student news organizations face threats...

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TX Gov. Abbott to Cut Funding to State Colleges Which Offer Sanctuary

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There is a mad rush among progressive academics to institute “sanctuary campus” polices which will harbor illegal immigrants much in the same way as sanctuary cities. It’s largely due to Trump’s stunning election victory and the left is trying to make it happen before the President Elect is sworn in.

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Georgetown U. Event Promotes Bill Forcing Taxpayer-Funded Abortions

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Georgetown is technically a Catholic school. How is this even possible?

Life News reports:

Georgetown University Event Promotes Bill Forcing Taxpayer-Funded Abortions

Among the many morally objectionable presentations made at a recent abortion advocacy symposium that took place at Georgetown University was the final address of the day, which was dedicated to rallying support...

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