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Students Demand More Spending on Diversity at Cash-Strapped College

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 1:30pm 4/18/2017 at 1:30pm

These students don’t seem to realize their demands are contributing to the financial demise of their school.

Campus Reform reports:

Students demand cash-strapped college spend more on diversity

The student government at Limestone College is demanding longer Health Center hours and the hiring of more “faculty members of color,” but doesn’t want current students...

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Holy Cross Considers Dumping ‘Crusader’ Mascot

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 10:30am 4/18/2017 at 10:30am
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It looks as though political correctness may be about to claim another sports mascot.

The Telegram reports:

Holy Cross debates abandoning ‘Crusader’ mascot

Faced with the prospect of changing its historic “Crusaders” nickname this fall, the College of the Holy Cross is also confronting a central question: What’s in a name?

According to six professors...

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Prof Who Said ‘Trump Must Hang’ Now Apologizing Profusely

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 7:30am 4/18/2017 at 7:30am
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This guy has changed his tune, big time. An FBI investigation can do that.

The Daily Caller reports:

Fresno State Professor Who Said ‘Trump Must Hang’ Apologizes Profusely, Flees Fresno

The history professor at California State University, Fresno who appeared to advocate for the death of President Donald Trump on Twitter has apologized profusely...

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Arkansas Judge Participates in Death Penalty Protests After He Blocks Executions

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 17, 2017 at 2:00pm 4/17/2017 at 2:00pm
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Arkansas Judge Wendell Griffen decided to participate in a death penalty protest only two days after he blocked executions. This has led officials to believe he cannot be impartial when it comes to death penalty cases. From

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Ontario Hospitals Put Bed in ‘Unconventional Spaces’ Due to Patient Surge

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 17, 2017 at 9:51am 4/17/2017 at 9:51am
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American liberals love to crow about Canada’s healthcare system, but the reality is far different from the rhetoric.

From The Star:

It’s been a rough few months for Ontario hospitals. Wait times for patients admitted through ERs...

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Andrew Sullivan Asks, “Why do Democrats feel sorry for Hillary Clinton?”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 16, 2017 at 4:00pm 4/16/2017 at 4:00pm

One of the more puzzling reactions to Hillary Clinton’s 2016 loss to Donald Trump is the chorus of left-leaning voices offering up an array of reasons excuses for her loss, none of which address the real problems with her and with her historically-awful campaign.

Instead of addressing her unlikable personality, her myriad...

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Chris Christie Commutes Sentence of Marine Convicted On Gun Charges

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 16, 2017 at 2:00pm 4/16/2017 at 2:00pm

This is good news.  Chris Christie has commuted the sentence of a former Marine from Virginia who was convicted in New Jersey on gun charges.

The Marine Corps Times reports:

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Friday commuted t...

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World’s Oldest Person Passes Away at 117

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 16, 2017 at 12:00pm 4/16/2017 at 12:00pm
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Emma Morano of Italy has passed away at the age of 117. She was the oldest living person in the world and the last person born in the 19th century. From the BBC:

Emma Morano was born on 29 November 1899 in the Piedmont region of Italy. She was officially the last...

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American Flag Banished from UC Davis Student Government Meetings

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 16, 2017 at 10:00am 4/16/2017 at 10:00am
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Cut off all government funding to the school. If they don’t like the flag, they don’t deserve the benefits that come with it.

Red Alert Politics reports:

UC-Davis student government banishes American flag from meetings

Throughout its extensive history, the American flag has had its peaks and troughs. It’s been hoisted by U.S. marines...

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Arizona State Prof Allows Class to Hold Anti-Trump Protest Instead of Final Exam

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 16, 2017 at 8:00am 4/16/2017 at 8:00am
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We really need to start tracking and punishing schools that do this crap, especially if they get tax dollars.

The College Fix reports:

Arizona State U. prof allows class to hold anti-Trump protest instead of taking final...

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MOAB Reportedly Killed At Least 94 ISIS Terrorists

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 5:30pm 4/15/2017 at 5:30pm
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As the dust settles and Afghan officials get a better understanding of the impact of Thursday’s U. S. military dropping the “Mother of all bombs,” the tally of dead ISIS terrorists is revised up from 36 to at least 94.

CNN reports:

At least 94 Islamic State fighters were killed when the US...

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U. Michigan Prof Claims the English Language is Sexist

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 3:30pm 4/15/2017 at 3:30pm

We’ve now come to the point where the English language is sexist? What’s next? Is there any aspect of American culture that the left won’t vilify in some way?

The College Fix reports:

Professor: ‘The English language is sexist’

The English language is sexist, a University of Michigan professor told Iowa State University students...

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Socialism Fail: Fifth Protester Dies in Most Recent Venezuelan Protests

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 1:30pm 4/15/2017 at 1:30pm
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Venezuela’s socialist experiment has failed.  Spectacularly.  Lack of food, basic commodities like toilet paper, and medicine has resulted in a population that is on the verge of starvation and increasingly committed to removing failed president Maduro from office.  The latest protests have resulted, so far, in five protester deaths.

NPR reports:

Protests are...

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Prof Who Said ‘Trump must hang’ Reportedly Under FBI Investigation

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 11:30am 4/15/2017 at 11:30am
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This is great. The professor deserves to be investigated over this. Anyone else would be.

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VIDEO: College Kids Are Intolerant Jerks

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 8:30am 4/15/2017 at 8:30am
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The folks at the Washington Free Beacon put together this compilation. You may recognize a few of these classic moments.

David Rutz writes:

College Kids Are Intolerant Jerks

The epidemic of wilting American college students unable to handle visiting speakers with dangerous, conservative views doesn’t appear to be slowing down.

With Notre Dame students feeling...

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Ex-Patriots Player Hernandez Found Not Guilty for 2012 Murder Charges

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 14, 2017 at 4:30pm 4/14/2017 at 4:30pm
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A jury has found former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez not guilty for the 2012 murders of two men, Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado. Hernandez has already started serving a life sentence for a murder charge from 2013. FOX Sports reported:

Prosecutors said Hernandez opened fire on t...

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Brown University Now Using Gender Neutral Pronouns in Admissions Correspondence

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 14, 2017 at 1:30pm 4/14/2017 at 1:30pm
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Brown University is using terms like “they” and “their” instead of “he” and “she” in official communications. This is madness.

James Freeman writes at the Wall Street Journal:

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