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Ann Coulter: Trump’s Press Conference Performance ‘Magnificent’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 17, 2017 at 4:00pm 2/17/2017 at 4:00pm

For those who’ve been subjected to the MSM’s cavalcade of criticism of President Trump’s press conference of yesterday, some welcome relief from Ann Coulter’s corner. On Sean Hannity’s radio show yesterday, chatting with witty and insightful guest host Mark Simone, the inimitable Ann offered up these observations:

  • Trump’s performance was “magnificent”—Ann could...
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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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Student Suspended for Exposing Teacher Who Called Trump’s Election Terrorism

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 17, 2017 at 10:30am 2/17/2017 at 10:30am
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A student who recorded his teacher calling Trump’s election an act of terrorism has been suspended. Does that sound right to you?

Campus Reform reports:

Student suspended for recording ‘act of terrorism’ prof

The student who filmed his professor calling Donald Trump’s election “an act of terrorism” has received a one-semester suspension from Orange...

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U. Wisconsin-Madison Students Demand Free Tuition for Black Students

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 17, 2017 at 7:30am 2/17/2017 at 7:30am
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When these students graduate and some of them get jobs, do you think they’ll be willing to work for free?

The Associated Press reports:

Wisconsin students demand free tuition for black students

Black students should be offered free tuition and housing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison because blacks were legally barred from education during...

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Princeton Now Being Pressured to Rename School Named for Woodrow Wilson

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 1:30pm 2/16/2017 at 1:30pm
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Woodrow Wilson, America’s first progressive president, was also a bit of a racist. Now that Yale has changed the name of Calhoun College, everyone has to do the same thing, apparently.

Heat Street reports:

Princeton Pressured to Rename School Honoring ‘White Supremacist’ President Woodrow Wilson

Princeton is under renewed pressure to rename an institution...

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UCLA Now Offering Seminars to Help Students Understand Trump Phenomenon

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 10:30am 2/16/2017 at 10:30am

Maybe members of the Democratic Party and the media should sign up. Couldn’t hurt, right?

The Daily Caller reports:

UCLA Offers Seminars To Help Students Understand Trump Phenomenon

The University of California — Los Angeles will be offering seminars this spring with topics revolving around the rise of Donald Trump and the 2016 presidential...

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UC Students Don’t Think Free Speech Should Apply to ‘Trump Surrogates’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 7:30am 2/16/2017 at 7:30am

Isn’t it nice of the left to decide for the rest of us who is allowed to speak?

Campus Reform reports:

UC students: free speech shouldn’t apply to ‘Trump surrogates’

Students at the University of Chicago are asking the school to disinvite Trump’s former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, saying that allowing him to speak...

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North Carolina Deputy Shows Off Moves in a Dance Off

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 6:30pm 2/15/2017 at 6:30pm

I love watching these videos! They never get old. Someone posted a video of a North Carolina cop showing off his dance moves when a boy named Jason challenged him to a dance-off. From Fox 13:

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FLASHBACK: George H.W. Bush Reads Love Letters to Barbara

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 5:00pm 2/15/2017 at 5:00pm

I noticed President George H.W. Bush trending on Facebook and immediately thought the worst. Instead, he is trending because news outlets have circulated him reading his old love letters to his wife of 72 years Barbara. Why not keep sharing it? These two are the definition of RELATIONSHIP GOALS. They fell...

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Death of the Individual Mandate?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 3:30pm 2/15/2017 at 3:30pm

Could one little question on a tax return be a game changer?

From Reason:

How much difference does a single line on a tax form make? For Obamacare’s individual mandate, the answer might be quite a lot.

Following President Donald Trump’s executive order instructing agencies to provide relief from the health law, the Internal...

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McGill U. Student Representative Gains Support After Saying: “Punch a Zionist Today”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 2:00pm 2/15/2017 at 2:00pm
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Leftists sure are getting comfortable with openly calling for violence against others lately.

You would think this student’s message would be reprehensible to most people but he’s getting support.

National Post reports:

Supporters rally behind McGill student rep who called for Zionists to be punched

In this age of trigger warnings and micro-aggressions, a university...

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Prager U: Don’t Compare Yourself to Others

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 12:00pm 2/15/2017 at 12:00pm
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Are you making the mistake of comparing yourself to others? Then Prager U’s latest might be for you.

Have you ever looked at a celebrity, a colleague, or a friend and thought: “I wish I were that successful”?

In this week’s video, comedian and Fox News host Tom Shillue explains why comparing yourself...

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Op-Ed: College Guys Should be Terrified of Campus Hookups

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 10:30am 2/15/2017 at 10:30am

Naomi Schaefer Riley of the New York Post makes an excellent point here. Given the climate of guilty until proven innocent on many college campuses, young men are taking a great risk.

Here’s an excerpt:

Why college guys should be terrified of campus hookups

“Men need to feel a cold spike of fear when...

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College Students Wear White Pins as Reminders of White Privilege

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 7:30am 2/15/2017 at 7:30am
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The left’s obsession with race takes on truly ridiculous forms of expression sometimes.

The College Fix reports:

Students wear white pins to remind them of white privilege

Students at Elizabethtown College this month are wearing white pins in...

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College’s Statue of Thomas Jefferson Vandalized With Fake Blood

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 1:30pm 2/14/2017 at 1:30pm
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This happened at the College of William and Mary. It’s an utter disgrace.

The Daily Caller reports:

Jefferson Statue Smeared With ‘Blood’ At William & Mary

A William & Mary student posted two pictures of a Thomas Jefferson statue stained with fake blood and a message reading: “Overseen: TJ caught with the blood of...

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Geraldo Rivera Resigns Yale Fellowship After Calhoun College Name Change

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 10:30am 2/14/2017 at 10:30am

In other news, who knew Geraldo Rivera was a fellow at Yale?

Campus Reform reports:

Geraldo Rivera quits Yale over Calhoun College name change

Fox News contributor Geraldo Rivera is resigning his position at Yale University because the school chose to rename a residential college because of its ties to slavery.

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Army Vet Who Joined Ivy League Says Safe Space Culture Divides Students

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 7:30am 2/14/2017 at 7:30am

Coddled students who demand safe spaces look even more ridiculous when compared to a student who has seen real combat up close.

The College Fix reports:

Army veteran who joined Ivy League denounces its ‘safe-space culture,’ says it divides people

When Justin Deal enrolled at Columbia University after spending six years in the U.S....

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