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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:

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MOAB Reportedly Killed At Least 94 ISIS Terrorists

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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:

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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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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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Lawmakers in Indiana Pass Bill Banning Sanctuary Campuses

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 14, 2017 at 10:30am 4/14/2017 at 10:30am
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You don’t hear as much about sanctuary campuses now as you did several weeks ago. The movement is quickly dying as more states take measures like this.

The Daily Caller reports:

Indiana Lawmakers Pass Bill Banning Sanctuary Campuses

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College Republicans Demand Political Diversity on Campus

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We constantly hear about left wing students making outrageous demands. Now some College Republicans are making a very reasonable one.

The College Fix reports:

Republican students protest at board meeting, demand trustees protect political diversity on campus

In a rare move, a throng of Republican students upset at ongoing harassment they face on campus...

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Muslim Prof Who Disputed Christ’s Crucifixion Resigns

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 1:30pm 4/13/2017 at 1:30pm

This is an update to a story we’ve been following for a few weeks now.

The College Fix reports:

Muslim professor at center of Christ-hoax controversy resigns

The Muslim professor who...

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Student Threatened by University Employee Over Pro-Trump Window Sign

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 10:30am 4/13/2017 at 10:30am
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Pro-Trump students should start posting signs, wearing shirts, and more whenever possible. Expose all the real campus fascists for who they are. This incident happened at the University of South Alabama.

Campus Reform reports:

School employee tried to threaten student over Trump sign

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Rolling Stone Settles With Former Associate Dean at UVA

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 7:30am 4/13/2017 at 7:30am

Here’s the latest legal update on the false Rolling Stone gang rape story. The magazine has reached a settlement with the administrator who was implicated.

NPR reports:

‘Rolling Stone’ Settles Defamation Case With Former U.Va. Associate Dean

Lawyers for Rolling Stone and Nicole Eramo, a former University of Virginia associate dean, have reached a...

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Former Republican Congressman Steve Stockman Pleads ‘Not Guilty’ to Criminal Charges

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 4:21pm 4/12/2017 at 4:21pm

Former Texas Congressman Steve Stockman plead “not guilty” to criminal conspiracy charges earlier this week. Stockman faces 28 federal corruption charges as well.

Stockman and Jason Posey, his aide, are accused of raising over $1 million under false pretenses and using almost $300,000 for personal interests, laundering most of it and...

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Harvard Palestinian Solidarity Committee Stokes Fear With Fake Flyers About Detentions

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 3:00pm 4/12/2017 at 3:00pm
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Progressives have all sorts of dark fantasies about what isn’t happening under Trump. At Harvard, fake flyers about students being detained were put out by left wing groups recently.

The Harvard Crimson reported:

Fake ‘Investigation Unit’ Notice Sparks Controversy, Apologies

Mock notices from a purported “Harvard Special Investigations Unit” warning students that a resident...

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Notre Dame Students: Having Mike Pence on Campus Makes us Feel Unsafe

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 12:00pm 4/12/2017 at 12:00pm

This is a tactic frequently used by left wing students. It’s also stupid. These students deserve good old fashioned ‘point and laugh’ ridicule.

The Federalist reports:

Notre Dame Students Complain: Mike Pence Makes Us ‘Feel Unsafe’

Students at the University of Notre Dame are not happy that Vice President Mike Pence is going to...

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David Letterman’s Mother Dorothy Passes Away at 95

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 10:30am 4/12/2017 at 10:30am
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So sad. David Letterman’s mother Dorothy Mengering passed away at the age of 95. Who can forget her great segments on Letterman’s late night show?! From The Hollywood Reporter:

Seen via satellite from the kitchen of her modest home in Carmel, Ind., Mengering was at her comic best for the feature “Guess...

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