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CCSU Prof Blames Trump for Scalise Shooting

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 19, 2017 at 10:30am 6/19/2017 at 10:30am

Apparently no one has told this professor that the shooter was a Bernie supporter and MSNBC fan. Actually, he admits that the shooter was left wing but still blames Trump.

Campus Reform reports:

Prof blames ‘Trump and trumpism’ for Scalise shooting

A Central Connecticut State University professor is blaming the politically-motivated shooting of House...

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Cal State Long Beach Now Acting as a Sanctuary Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 19, 2017 at 7:30am 6/19/2017 at 7:30am
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Naturally, the school is downplaying the whole thing so as not to attract the wrong attention.

The College Fix reports:

Cal State Long Beach acts as de facto sanctuary campus

California State University, Long Beach is operating as a “sanctuary campus” in everything but name “for fear of retaliation from the federal government,” the...

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Robert Hayden for Father’s Day: “what did I know / of love’s austere and lonely offices?”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 5:30pm 6/18/2017 at 5:30pm
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It’s Father’s Day, a sort of poor stepchild to Mother’s Day, although fathers themselves are hardly that. They are central to a family.

Just ask the people who never had one, or who had a difficult relationship with theirs. Or ask the people who were nurtured in the strength of a father’s...

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BBC Tweeted About Palestinians Killed; Nothing About Attack On Israeli Police

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 3:34pm 6/18/2017 at 3:34pm
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The BBC is not known for its lack of bias, but this one really takes the cake.  They had it right that three Palestinians were killed, but forgot to mention they had attacked three Israeli police officers, killing one.

From Twitchy: “In short, two of the Palestinians killed had attacked police officers...

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Trump to Introduce Apprenticeship Program to Deal With Student Debt

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 1:30pm 6/18/2017 at 1:30pm
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This is good news. The Trump administration has got to take steps to deal with student debt.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Trump touts plan for students to ‘earn while they learn’

President Trump on Friday touted his administration’s new apprenticeship program as a way for young adults to “earn while they learn” instead of...

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Finally – Congress to Hold Hearing on Campus Assault on Free Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 11:30am 6/18/2017 at 11:30am

This has been a long time coming. It will be fascinating to see what comes of it.

The Daily Caller reports:

Congress To Hold Hearing On ‘Assault’ Of Campus Free Speech

Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley announced Friday a witness list for a...

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No One Does Father’s Day like Trump Does Father’s Day

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 10:00am 6/18/2017 at 10:00am

Is this tweet from 2013 classic, or what?

If you are unable to laugh about this, you are doing it wrong.

 
 
 

Obamas to be Honorary Football Coaches at U. Michigan

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 8:30am 6/18/2017 at 8:30am
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Aren’t the Obamas lucky? They can visit any college they want and no one protests or causes trouble.

The Hill reports:

Obamas invited to be honorary football coach at University of Michigan

Former President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama could have new gigs as football coaches at the University of Michigan —...

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Did an Arizona Garage Hide a Jackson Pollock Painting?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 4:30pm 6/17/2017 at 4:30pm
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J. Levine Auction & Appraisal CEO Josh Levine believes his firm discovered a Jackson Pollock painting in a garage in Sun City, AZ, that included items from the estate of Jenifer Gordon Cosgriff, a New York art collector.

From Phoenix New Times:

The piece Levine credits to Pollock is an untitled gouache in...

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Students Involved in SUNY Albany Hate Crime Hoax Get Three Years Probation

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 2:30pm 6/17/2017 at 2:30pm

This is an update to a story we’ve been following.

Mental Recession reports:

Students Who Made Up Albany Hate Crime Sentenced to 3-Years Probation

Asha Burwell and Ariel Agudio, two of the three women who fabricated a crime in which they were allegedly beaten by ’20 white people’ because of the color of their...

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Why Are Bernie Bros So Angry?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 12:30pm 6/17/2017 at 12:30pm

In light of the attempted assassination of Steve Scalise and other Republican congressman by a Bernie-loving progressive, and the widespread leftist violence by Antifa and similar groups, it’s worth asking why the American left is so angry.

Larry Elder attempts to answer that question in the video below. The key, he says,...

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Scientists in Antartica Discover 118-Year-Old Painting by British Explorer

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 10:30am 6/17/2017 at 10:30am
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Scientists found a painting by famous British explorer Dr. Edward Wilson in one of the first structures built on Antartica. Wilson painted the artwork in 1899. From Sky News:

The almost perfectly-preserved artwork was painted by Dr Edward Wilson, a British polar explorer who died in Antarctica with his expedition leader Captain...

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Ohio Wesleyan to Offer New Major in Social Justice

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 8:30am 6/17/2017 at 8:30am

Just think of all the job opportunities which will be available to someone with a degree in social justice.

Campus Reform reports:

Ohio Wesleyan to launch ‘Social Justice Major’ in fall

Ohio Wesleyan University will begin offering a degree in Social Justice starting this fall.

“Truly understanding issues of social justice and taking effective action...

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UMass Amherst Offers “Resistance Studies Initiative”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 16, 2017 at 1:30pm 6/16/2017 at 1:30pm

Here we have another publicly funded school offering course work in left wing radicalism. Who’s paying for it?

Campus Reform reports:

UMass courses promote ‘resistance’ to capitalism, patriarchy

The University of Massachusetts-Amherst “Resistance Studies Initiative” teaches students strategies for “resistance” against “capitalism’s exploitative practices” and “patriarchal hierarchies.”

“The Initiative seeks to create ‘resistance studies,’ a...

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Can You Guess Who the Boston Globe Wants as Harvard’s Next President?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 16, 2017 at 10:30am 6/16/2017 at 10:30am

Harvard president Drew Faust has announced that she’s going to step down. The liberal Boston Globe already has an idea for her replacement.

The Hill reports:

Boston Globe floats Obama as possible Harvard president

The Boston Globe is floating former President Obama as a potential president of Harvard University.

The Globe on Thursday published a...

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Students and Faculty Angry About Mike Pence Visit to Florida International U.

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 16, 2017 at 7:30am 6/16/2017 at 7:30am
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The left’s perpetual outrage is so tiresome. A year ago, most of these fools probably didn’t even know Mike Pence existed.

The Miami New Times reports:

FIU Students, Faculty Slam Vice President Mike Pence’s Visit To Campus

For Juan Morales, a graduate student at Florida International University, Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to his...

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Nationwide Blood Drive Underway for Rep. Scalise

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 4:07pm 6/15/2017 at 4:07pm

Our friends in Louisiana alerted us to a nationwide blood drive being held for Rep. Steve Scalise who was shot Wednesday while practicing for the Congressional baseball game. Rep. Scalise remains in critical condition and has received several blood transfusions.

A New Orleans chapter of Knights of Columbus has organized a...

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