Quick Takes  (Page 30)

Venezuelan Government Becomes Tyrannical Robin Hood Santa

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 4:30pm 12/11/2016 at 4:30pm

In a surreal move, the failing socialist Venezuelan government has arrested toy executives and stolen their toys . . . to give to the poor children of the country.  Unless the toys are made of food or toilet paper, I doubt the children will be much impressed.

BBC News reports:

Venezuelan authorities have...

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University Donor Outrages Students By Saying They Should Repay Loans

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 2:30pm 12/11/2016 at 2:30pm

A major donor to California State Fullerton sparked an outrage among students by suggesting they get jobs to pay back their student loans.

Campus Reform reported:

CSUF donor enrages students by suggesting they get jobs

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Republican John Kennedy Wins Louisiana Runoff Election for US Senate

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 12:30pm 12/11/2016 at 12:30pm
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Republican John Kennedy has won the Louisiana runoff race for Senate, and the GOP now holds a 52-48 majority in the Senate.  Louisiana also elected two GOP House members, giving Republicans a 241-194 majority in the House.

Fox News reports:

Louisiana voters chose Saturday to send Republican state Treasurer John Kennedy to the...

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Rolling Stone Challenges Verdict Over False Gang Rape Story at UVA

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 10:30am 12/11/2016 at 10:30am

Rolling Stone has a lot of nerve to challenge this verdict. Perhaps it’s their only option, financially.

ABC News reported:

Rolling Stone Challenges Verdict in UVa Defamation Case

Rolling Stone magazine urged a federal judge on Monday to overturn the verdict of a jury, which found that the publication and a reporter defamed a...

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Prof Bans Use of Term ‘Illegal Immigrant’ on Exam

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 8:30am 12/11/2016 at 8:30am

Does anyone else find it disturbing that a professor would ban the use of an accurate term because it clashes with a liberal world view?

The Daily Caller reported:

USC Professor Bans Students From Using The Phrase ‘Illegal Immigrant’ On Exam

A professor at the University of Southern California has barred her students from...

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Senate Democrats Regret Reid’s Nuclear Option Power Play

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 4:00pm 12/10/2016 at 4:00pm

While retiring Harry Reid has no such compunction, Senate Democrats who will actually be in the next Congress are very much regretting Reid’s nuclear option play.

CNN reports:

Senate Democrats are eager to make Donald Trump pay a political price...

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Hillary’s Loser Campaign Spent a Record $1.2 Billion

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 3:00pm 12/10/2016 at 3:00pm
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The errors the Hillary campaign made are many, and they managed to spend $1.2 billion and still lose the presidential election.

The New York Post reports:

Hillary Clinton and her supporters spent a record $1.2 billion for her losing presidential campaign — twice as much as the winner, Donald Trump, according to the...

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American-Israeli Academic Collaboration Soars Despite BDS Efforts

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 2:00pm 12/10/2016 at 2:00pm

Despite ongoing BDS efforts, academic collaboration amongst American and Israeli scholars has skyrocketed in our nation’s universities over the past decade.

Tablet Magazine reports:

Contrary to what one might expect given...

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China Flexes Its Muscles, Flies Nuke-capable Bomber in South China Sea

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 1:00pm 12/10/2016 at 1:00pm

China is apparently still fuming about the phone call between President-elect Trump and Taiwan’s freely-elected president, Tsai Ing-wen.  To vent some of its frustration and presumably to remind the world...

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Ohio Lawmakers Approve Concealed Carry for College Campuses

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 12:00pm 12/10/2016 at 12:00pm

This is great news for Second Amendment supporters and Ohio college students who want to arm themselves for protection.

FOX News reports:

Ohio lawmakers approve concealed carry at colleges, day cares

Lawmakers in Ohio approved legislation Friday morning expanding the state’s concealed-weapons law to allow guns in colleges and day care centers and on...

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Student Activist Group at Ohio State Says Attacker Was Wrongly Shot by Police

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 10:00am 12/10/2016 at 10:00am

Admit it, you knew it was just a matter of time before someone said this. Didn’t you?

The Daily Caller reports:

OSU Activists Complain Terrorist Was Wrongly Shot By Police

An Ohio State University (OSU) student who attempted to go on a stabbing spree last month before being gunned down by a nearby officer...

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Leftist Students at Reed College Scream Obscenities at Director of Pro-Trans Movie

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 8:00am 12/10/2016 at 8:00am
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The director of the pro-transgender film “Boys Don’t Cry” made an appearance at Reed College but was shouted down by leftist students who also screamed obscenities at her. The reason why will blow your mind.

Robby Soave reports at Reason:

Leftist Students Shouted ‘F*ck You B*itch’ at the Gay Director of a Pro-Trans...

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Syracuse University Chancellor Rejects Sanctuary Campus Policy

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 9, 2016 at 1:30pm 12/9/2016 at 1:30pm
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Well this isn’t going to win him ant friends from the progressive student body, is it?

The College Fix reports:

Chancellor on Syracuse being a ‘sanctuary campus’: We ‘simply cannot ignore federal laws’

Syracuse University Chancellor Kent Syverud today “expressed support for undocumented students” but said the school “must comply with federal laws” in...

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House Republican Bill Would Deny Funds to Colleges That Ban The Flag

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 9, 2016 at 10:30am 12/9/2016 at 10:30am
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This is a great idea. Hit these left wing schools where it hurts and watch how quickly they come around.

Campus Reform reports:

GOP bill would strip funding from schools that ban the flag

In response to Hampshire College’s controversial removal of the American flag, 54 House Republicans have introduced a bill that would...

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Students Who Support Trump Disrespected on Liberal Campuses

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 9, 2016 at 7:30am 12/9/2016 at 7:30am

We’re always hearing about liberal students who feel unsafe on college campuses. They should try being Trump supporters for a while.

The New York Times reports:

On Campus, Trump Fans Say They Need ‘Safe Spaces’

Amanda Delekta, a sophomore at the University of Michigan and political director of the College Republicans, was ecstatic when...

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College Requires Students to Pass ‘Gender Violence’ Test Before Class Enrollment

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 1:30pm 12/8/2016 at 1:30pm

What does a ‘Gender Violence’ test have to do with a students ability to complete academic course work, you ask? Nothing. This is forced participation in left wing politics.

The College Fix reports:

College forces students to pass test on ‘gender violence’ before class enrollment

Kirkwood Community College is requiring students to take an...

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Movie About Political Correctness on Campus Accused of Not Being PC

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 10:30am 12/8/2016 at 10:30am

Adam Carolla and Dennis Prager are making a documentary about political correctness on college campuses but they’re running into problems because they’re not politically correct.

The Hollywood Reporter has the s...

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