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Newspaper Calls for Reinstatement of Student Suspended for Exposing Teacher’s Anti-Trump Rant

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 10:30am 2/21/2017 at 10:30am
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We covered the rant with video in a prior post. The editors of the OC Register are sticking up for the student.

Check out this editorial:

Recall board if OCC student isn’t reinstated

Orange Coast College has turned its back on academic freedom and integrity with the suspension of Caleb O’Neil for recording Olga...

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College’s Writing Center Claims American Grammar is ‘Racist’

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 7:30am 2/21/2017 at 7:30am

In the future, everything will be racist for 15 minutes. Oh wait, that’s happening now.

The Daily Caller reports:

College Writing Center Declares American Grammar A ‘Racist,’ ‘Unjust Language Structure’

An “antiracist” poster in a college writing center insists American grammar is “racist” and an “unjust language structure,” promising to prioritize rhetoric over...

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Filmmaker Confirms Numbers on Refugees And Crime in Sweden

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 7:00am 2/21/2017 at 7:00am
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During his rally in Florida this weekend, Trump brought up the problems some countries in Europe and elsewhere are having with refugees. He singled out Sweden and the left, including many people in media, jumped on it.

It turns out, Trump was basing his claims on a segment from the Tucker Carlson...

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John Kerry Taking Global Affairs Position at Yale

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Posted by    Monday, February 20, 2017 at 4:30pm 2/20/2017 at 4:30pm

It looks like John Kerry is headed to Yale now that his gig at the State Department is over.

The Daily Caller reported:

John Kerry Retreats To The Ivy League Without His Coveted Nobel Peace Prize

John Kerry will become Yale University’s first Distinguished Fellow for Global Affairs, a capacity in which he will...

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Columbia Accidentally Accepts Students Then Rejects Them

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Posted by    Monday, February 20, 2017 at 1:30pm 2/20/2017 at 1:30pm

This sort of thing happens at different schools every once in a while, usually due to clerical error. That doesn’t make it any easier for the students, though.

CBS News reports:

Not so fast on those acceptance notes, Columbia University says

Columbia University says it’s strengthening its procedures after it accidentally sent acceptance notices...

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Rush: People Voted for Trump Because They Thought the Country Was Over if Hillary Won

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Posted by    Monday, February 20, 2017 at 8:40am 2/20/2017 at 8:40am
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In a rare appearance on FOX News Sunday, Rush Limbaugh addressed a number of Trump related issues including the reasons for his loyal support, his battle with the media, and who’s obstructing him in Washington.

Here are some details from FOX News:

Limbaugh blasts news media attacks on Trump as pointless, ‘kind...

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UC San Diego Students Want the Dalai Lama Banned from Campus

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Posted by    Monday, February 20, 2017 at 7:30am 2/20/2017 at 7:30am

Have we really come to the point where the Dalai Lama is too controversial for some college students? This is madness.

Red Alert Politics reports:

Too “politically incorrect”: Students want Dalai Lama banned from campus

Social justice warriors can find a way to be offended by anything. Even the Dalai Lama’s words are too...

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

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Posted by    Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 6:00pm 2/19/2017 at 6:00pm
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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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Posted by    Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 7:30pm 2/18/2017 at 7:30pm
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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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Posted by    Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 5:00pm 2/18/2017 at 5:00pm
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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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Posted by    Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 11:00am 2/18/2017 at 11:00am
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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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Posted by    Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 9:00am 2/18/2017 at 9:00am
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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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Posted by    Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 8:00am 2/18/2017 at 8:00am
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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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