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“it’s all about neutralization of maleness”

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Posted by    Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 6:52pm
Canon City child kissing girl sexual harassment

We have noted here many times the war on little boys in elementary school through the absurd application of “zero tolerance” rules, When do we finally stop the harassment of little boys by school administrators?

We also have noted Dr. Helen Smith’s book Men on Strike regarding how similar policies through college...

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NY Times: What difference at this point does Benghazi make? (Update – Confirmation Bias?)

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Posted by    Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 1:38pm
Hillary Clinton What Difference Does It Make

The NY Times published a lengthy account of the Benghazi attack that is being hyped as exonerating the Obama administration (and of course, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton), but in fact the report does nothing of the sort.

The main thrust of the spin is that it was the video after all, a...

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Trinity College Profs issue letter rejecting anti-Israel academic boycott

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Posted by    Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 11:39am
Trinity College CT

Several dozen universities have issued rejections of the academic boycott of Israel passed by the American Studies Association, many with forceful statements.

Among the most forceful was Trinity College in Connecticut, whose ...

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Anti-Israel academic boycotters play victim

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Posted by    Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 10:12am
http://youtu.be/MF8pNDtLb4Q

The American Studies Association seems to feel that it has a right to indirect state funding to support its academic boycott of Israel.

A NY State Assemblyman and Senator have announced that they will seek to introduce legislation to cut funding to state institutions which support, through dues, faculty sponsorship, and other means, anti-Israel...

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And the monsters shall go free

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Posted by    Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 7:30am
Palestinian Prisoner Release Celebration Mahmoud Abbas

So that the Palestinians would agree to talk.  That’s the deal Israel had to agree to just to start the talks.

Why agree to it? Because Bibi couldn’t afford to piss off Obama any more than he already had, so he had to cave in on the precondition (which no one w...

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Reverse White Privilege

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Posted by    Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 8:05pm
Michael Eric Dyson Martin Bahir Matt Lewis

We have dealt the “white privilege” so many times here, I probably should start a “white privilege” tag.

Michael Eric Dyson is a frequent commentator on MSNBC.

He’s a Professor of Sociology at Georgetown.

He is quick to make accusations impunigning others with accusations of explicit or implicit racism:

And he has the privilege of...

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Politicians get ready to take on anti-Israel academic boycott

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Posted by    Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 5:50pm
http://youtu.be/SCVu-PHrOYQ

I predicted a couple of weeks ago that it was “only a matter of time before American political society also gets involved” in fighting the anti-Israel academic boycott passed by the American Studies Association and two smaller groups.

The involvement of politicians was to be expected because the boycott is a uniquely political...

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End of Year Lists Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 10:00am
Mount Saint Mary's U Christmas Flash Mob

Some end of year lists:

In a college world of Kangaroo courts and a War on Men, this is good advice, bros:

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Goucher College channels Daniel Patrick Moynihan in denouncing anti-Israel academic boycott

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Posted by    Friday, December 27, 2013 at 11:39pm
Daniel Patrick Moynihan Speech Zionism is not Racism

I have been accumulating the list of universities rejecting the anti-Israel academic boycott passed by the American Studies Association and two smaller groups.

Many of...

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A&E Admits it Ducked Up – will bring back Duck Dynasty Star

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Posted by    Friday, December 27, 2013 at 5:21pm
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American Federation of Teachers secretly funded PAC in Boston Mayor’s race

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Posted by    Friday, December 27, 2013 at 5:14pm
http://youtu.be/S1sUFex61DY

It was “just” a Mayor’s race, but it’s a tale of how unions funnel money to decide elections, often behind the scenes.

The Boston Globe has the scoop, American Federation of revealed as funder behind mysterious pro-Walsh PAC during mayoral campaign (h/t @dbernstein):

Organizers of One Boston, the mysterious political action committee that...

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Now a split decision on NSA data mining

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Posted by    Friday, December 27, 2013 at 3:30pm
National_Security_Agency_headquarters,_Fort_Meade,_Maryland

We reported last week on how Judge Leon in the District of Columbia ruled against the government, preliminarily, on NSA mass data surveillance. I cautioned against the media assumption that the ruling would survive:

The judge issued a preliminary injunction, but stayed his...

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Anti-Israel Amsterdam boycott group uses Anne Frank for Avatar

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Posted by    Friday, December 27, 2013 at 1:10pm
Twitter @BDSAmsterdam Profile

I guess nothing surprises me anymore about the anti-Israel Boycott Divest and Sanctions movement.

So I’ll just put this out there.

A Twitter account using the @BDSAmsterdam name uses Anne Frank for its Avatar, dressed in an Arab Keffiyeh and apparently has been doing so for quite some time.

The use of the

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Trinity College profs issue letter supporting Israel boycott, but less than 10% sign

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Posted by    Friday, December 27, 2013 at 12:15pm
Trinity College CT

The President of Trinity College in Connecticut is one of over 50 University Presidents who have issued a very strong statement rejecting the academic boycott of Israel.

The Trinity statement consisted of a letter to the President of the American...

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