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Celebrity Video Group Song Therapy: “We will survive” Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 15, 2017 at 12:00pm 1/15/2017 at 12:00pm
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This is one of the more bizarre celebrity group videos.

Even more bizarre than when B-List Celebrities called on Congressional Democrats to Obstruct Trump.

The Daily Mail reports (h/t Aussie Dave):

Donald Trump’s supporters have hit out at Hollywood once again, t...

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Pierce College Puyallup Students: Gender Neutral Bathrooms Not Up To Standards

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What so many college administrators don’t understand about the left is that they are never satisfied. Every time you give in, a new list of demands appears.

Campus Reform reported:

Pierce students say new all-gender restrooms not good enough

Students at Pierce College Puyallup are not satisfied with the new all-gender bathrooms on campus,...

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Counseling Services Still Being Offered to Penn State Students Over Election

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 15, 2017 at 8:00am 1/15/2017 at 8:00am

The election was over two months ago but some snowflakes are still experiencing trauma.

The Daily Caller reports:

Penn State Counselors Urge Students To Reach Out To Them After Trump’s Win

Penn State’s Counseling and Psychological Services encouraged students who are emotional over the election of Donald Trump to utilize their services.

Campus newspaper the...

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Manchin: I’ll Help Republicans “Repair” ObamaCare

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 5:00pm 1/14/2017 at 5:00pm
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Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) has stated that he’s supportive of “repairing” the horrendous ObamaCare  monstrosity rather than repealing it.

Politico reports:

West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin said Thursday that he has contacted Republican leaders offering to help bring fellow Democrats on board for fixes to Obamacare that he portrayed as “repair” of the...

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Report: Students from Wealthy Backgrounds More Likely to Attend Grad School

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The report also suggests that wealthier students are more likely to end up in lucrative careers.

From The Atlantic:

Rich Students Go to Graduate School to Get Richer

More Americans are pursuing graduate degrees, but students from wealthier backgrounds are most likely to earn the degrees that pay the most, a new report published...

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Armed Motorist Saves Arizona State Trooper’s Life

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 1:00pm 1/14/2017 at 1:00pm
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In today’s feel good #2A news: an Arizona state trooper is alive today because an armed passerby shot dead the man who first shot and then physically attacked the officer.

The New York Daily News reports:

An armed motorist saved an Arizona state trooper’s life early Thursday by killing a man who had...

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Be Sure Not to Say ‘You Guys’ at UW River Falls

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 11:00am 1/14/2017 at 11:00am

UW River Falls has a new ‘Check Yourself’ campaign. Doesn’t that sound fun?

PJ Media reports:

College Declares ‘You Guys’ To Be Offensive

What are they putting in the water in the University of Wisconsin system? On the heels of UW-Madison students trying to get a conservative student organization declared a “hate group,” we...

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University of Iowa Prepares for Big Budget Cuts

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From the sound of this story, these cuts are pretty major. We’re not talking about the campus entertainment fund here.

The Gazette reports:

University of Iowa bracing for big cuts

University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld has directed those in charge of each of his campus’ budget units to start prioritizing and to “be...

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Report Suggests Colleges Shifting Focus in Civics to Activism and Protests

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 13, 2017 at 1:30pm 1/13/2017 at 1:30pm

This is what is turning our institutions of higher education into training camps for community organizers.

The Washington Times reports:

Protests 101: College civics classes focus more on demonstrations than citizenship

College-level civics courses have been hijacked by a progressive ideology that emphasizes instruction in organizing political movements rather than understanding the American system...

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UC Berkeley Profs Want Chancellor to Cancel Milo Yiannopoulos Visit

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 13, 2017 at 10:30am 1/13/2017 at 10:30am
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Liberals are absolutely terrified of Milo Yiannopoulos. He’s a threat to the current narrative and mono-culture on most campuses.

The College Fix reports:

‘Free speech’: UC Berkeley profs tell chancellor they want Milo appearance canceled

Approximately 100 professors at the University of California Berkeley have signed on...

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Who Will Pay for New York State’s ‘Free’ College?

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A recent article from the Daily Signal reminds us that someone will pay for free college in New York. It is essentially a form of wealth redistribution.

From the article:

New York Proposes Free College, but Not Everyone’s Buying It

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced an “aggressive” new plan to provide free college...

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Obama Ends Special Treatment of Cuban Refugees

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 8:06pm 1/12/2017 at 8:06pm
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Less than ten days before President Obama vacates the Oval Office and his administration announced those fleeing Cuba would no longer be privy to automatic special immigrant status without qualifying for humanitarian relief first, thus ending the so-called “wet-foot, dry-foot” policy initiated by the Clinton administration in 1996.

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Pizza ATMs Are Coming to American College Campuses

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 1:30pm 1/12/2017 at 1:30pm

Where were these when I was in college?

USA Today reported:

Pizza ATMs are launching nationwide and could be coming to your campus

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University of Maryland Promotes Anti-Trump Lecture Series

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 12:00pm 1/12/2017 at 12:00pm

It’s starting to look like academia will be in full-on Trump derangement mode for at least four years.

The Daily Caller reports:

Public University Promotes Lecture That Claims White Supremacy Elected Trump

The publicly-funded University of Maryland (UMD) has now decided to promote a series of lectures that blame America’s “commitment to white supremacy”...

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Brown University Prof Smears Red States as Anti-Democracy

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It’s amazing when people who carry the title of professor say such ridiculous things.

Campus Reform reported:

Brown prof calls red states ‘laboratories of anti-democracy’

A professor at Brown University recently wrote an op-ed expressing his frustration with America’s federalist system, calling Republican-leaning states “laboratories of anti-democracy.”

Matthew Pratt Guterl, chair of Brown’s American Studies...

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College Students in UK Study ‘Zombie Apocalypse’

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This sounds silly, given the subject matter, but the study is based on something very interesting in terms of the spread of disease.

Newsmax reports:

College Students Study Zombie Apocalypse

Physics students at a prestigious British school were given a homework assignment straight out of “Night of the Living Dead” — devise a formula...

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U. Central Florida Hosts ‘Social Justice Week’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 10:30am 1/11/2017 at 10:30am

Can you think of anything more miserable than the prospect of attending events during social justice week?

Campus Reform reports:

UCF hosts ‘Social Justice Week’ to address racism, deportation

The University of Central Florida is kicking off 2017 with an entire week devoted to promoting social justice issues like “racial battle fatigue” and protecting...

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