Quick Takes  (Page 30)

“Bikers for Trump” Roaring Into DC To Counter Inauguration Protests

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As progressives send death threats to entertainers who planned to perform at President-elect Trump’s inauguration and plot mass disruption of same, Bikers for Trump are planning to roar into DC and counter the melting snowflakes’ fruitless, groundless wails with some American spirit.

Fox Business reports:

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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus to End Its 146-Year Run

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 16, 2017 at 9:00am 1/16/2017 at 9:00am
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After being the Greatest Show on Earth for 146 years, Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus is coming to an end due to the absence of elephants, low ticket sales, and high operating costs.

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Debunking the myth of excessive Israeli checkpoints

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 16, 2017 at 7:30am 1/16/2017 at 7:30am
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The propaganda by anti-Israel activists and faux “human rights” groups claims there are so many checkpoints in the West Bank that Palestinians have no freedom of movement.

In fact, as suicide bombings and similar attacks have decreased, so have the number of checkpoints. Most of the main checkpoints are now at areas...

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“Thanks Obama!” Applause Day Planned for January 19th

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 15, 2017 at 6:00pm 1/15/2017 at 6:00pm
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Progressives just can’t seem to get enough of themselves. First, it was the annual push for the people of the world to turn off their lights for “Earth Hour,” and now it’s a push for the people of the world to (you can’t make this stuff up) stand up and clap...

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Abducted newborn found alive 18 years later

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 15, 2017 at 4:00pm 1/15/2017 at 4:00pm
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Do you believe in miracles?

CNN reports, Newborn abducted from hospital found alive 18 years later, sheriff says:

For most of her life, the young woman born Kamiyah Mobley has lived under another name.

A neighbor in Walterboro, South Carolina, described her as a typical 18-year-old who resided with the woman she long believed...

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A Catholic University in Chicago Boasts High Enrollment of Muslim Students

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 15, 2017 at 2:00pm 1/15/2017 at 2:00pm

Benedictine University is a Catholic college but has a surprisingly high number of Muslim students.

The Chicago Tribune reports:

Small Catholic university, big Muslim enrollment try to build bridges

Zainub Fiaz did her homework on Benedictine University before enrolling in the quiet institution in west suburban L...

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Celebrity Video Group Song Therapy: “We will survive” Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 15, 2017 at 12:00pm 1/15/2017 at 12:00pm
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This is one of the more bizarre celebrity group videos.

Even more bizarre than when B-List Celebrities called on Congressional Democrats to Obstruct Trump.

The Daily Mail reports (h/t Aussie Dave):

Donald Trump’s supporters have hit out at Hollywood once again, t...

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Pierce College Puyallup Students: Gender Neutral Bathrooms Not Up To Standards

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 15, 2017 at 10:00am 1/15/2017 at 10:00am
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What so many college administrators don’t understand about the left is that they are never satisfied. Every time you give in, a new list of demands appears.

Campus Reform reported:

Pierce students say new all-gender restrooms not good enough

Students at Pierce College Puyallup are not satisfied with the new all-gender bathrooms on campus,...

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Counseling Services Still Being Offered to Penn State Students Over Election

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 15, 2017 at 8:00am 1/15/2017 at 8:00am

The election was over two months ago but some snowflakes are still experiencing trauma.

The Daily Caller reports:

Penn State Counselors Urge Students To Reach Out To Them After Trump’s Win

Penn State’s Counseling and Psychological Services encouraged students who are emotional over the election of Donald Trump to utilize their services.

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Manchin: I’ll Help Republicans “Repair” ObamaCare

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 5:00pm 1/14/2017 at 5:00pm
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Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) has stated that he’s supportive of “repairing” the horrendous ObamaCare  monstrosity rather than repealing it.

Politico reports:

West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin said Thursday that he has contacted Republican leaders offering to help bring fellow Democrats on board for fixes to Obamacare that he portrayed as “repair” of the...

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Report: Students from Wealthy Backgrounds More Likely to Attend Grad School

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The report also suggests that wealthier students are more likely to end up in lucrative careers.

From The Atlantic:

Rich Students Go to Graduate School to Get Richer

More Americans are pursuing graduate degrees, but students from wealthier backgrounds are most likely to earn the degrees that pay the most, a new report published...

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Armed Motorist Saves Arizona State Trooper’s Life

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 1:00pm 1/14/2017 at 1:00pm
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In today’s feel good #2A news: an Arizona state trooper is alive today because an armed passerby shot dead the man who first shot and then physically attacked the officer.

The New York Daily News reports:

An armed motorist saved an Arizona state trooper’s life early Thursday by killing a man who had...

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Be Sure Not to Say ‘You Guys’ at UW River Falls

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 11:00am 1/14/2017 at 11:00am

UW River Falls has a new ‘Check Yourself’ campaign. Doesn’t that sound fun?

PJ Media reports:

College Declares ‘You Guys’ To Be Offensive

What are they putting in the water in the University of Wisconsin system? On the heels of UW-Madison students trying to get a conservative student organization declared a “hate group,” we...

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University of Iowa Prepares for Big Budget Cuts

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 9:00am 1/14/2017 at 9:00am
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From the sound of this story, these cuts are pretty major. We’re not talking about the campus entertainment fund here.

The Gazette reports:

University of Iowa bracing for big cuts

University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld has directed those in charge of each of his campus’ budget units to start prioritizing and to “be...

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Report Suggests Colleges Shifting Focus in Civics to Activism and Protests

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 13, 2017 at 1:30pm 1/13/2017 at 1:30pm

This is what is turning our institutions of higher education into training camps for community organizers.

The Washington Times reports:

Protests 101: College civics classes focus more on demonstrations than citizenship

College-level civics courses have been hijacked by a progressive ideology that emphasizes instruction in organizing political movements rather than understanding the American system...

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UC Berkeley Profs Want Chancellor to Cancel Milo Yiannopoulos Visit

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 13, 2017 at 10:30am 1/13/2017 at 10:30am
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Liberals are absolutely terrified of Milo Yiannopoulos. He’s a threat to the current narrative and mono-culture on most campuses.

The College Fix reports:

‘Free speech’: UC Berkeley profs tell chancellor they want Milo appearance canceled

Approximately 100 professors at the University of California Berkeley have signed on...

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Who Will Pay for New York State’s ‘Free’ College?

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A recent article from the Daily Signal reminds us that someone will pay for free college in New York. It is essentially a form of wealth redistribution.

From the article:

New York Proposes Free College, but Not Everyone’s Buying It

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced an “aggressive” new plan to provide free college...

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