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Joy Reid flips out when guest mentions Elizabeth Warren’s American Indian “stunt”

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Joy Reid tends to get agitated when a guest doesn’t go in the direction she wants on her MSNBC show.

Mark Finkelstein has featured her antics and those of her guests a number of times:

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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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Rush: ‘Deep State Embeds’ by Obama/Hillary ‘Absolutely’ Behind Russia-Trump Leaks

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 10:40am 2/19/2017 at 10:40am

On today’s Fox News Sunday, Rush Limbaugh said that “embeds” by former President Obama and Hillary Clinton in the “deep state”—the permanent bureaucracy—are “absolutely” behind the leaks about ties between the Russians and the Trump campaign.

Rush added that “the left, which is run by Obama and Hillary and the hierarchy of the Democrat...

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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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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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Nine People Flee US Border Agents, Seek Asylum in Canada

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 3:00pm 2/18/2017 at 3:00pm
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Nine people flee our border patrol and scoot into Canada to seek asylum.

Reuters reports:

Nine asylum-seekers, including four children, barely made it across the Canadian border on Friday as a U.S. border patrol officer tried to stop them and a Reuters photographer captured the scene.

As a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officer...

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Bill Gates: Robots Should Pay Taxes, Too!

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 1:00pm 2/18/2017 at 1:00pm

Bill Gates is arguing for a robot tax on businesses and, by clear and obvious extension, on consumers.

Fox News reports:

Bill Gates, the co-founder of  Microsoft and world’s richest man, said in an interview Friday that robots  that steal human jobs should pay their fair share of taxes.

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Yale Women’s Center Angry That Calhoun College Being Renamed for a White Woman

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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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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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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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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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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:

“They got onto the topic of...

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