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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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Prof Who Tweeted ‘Trump Must Hang’ Issues Unapologetic Statement

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 9:00am 4/12/2017 at 9:00am
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A professor at Cal State Fresno who recently tweeted some violent things about President Trump has issued a statement. It’s not much better than his vile tweets.

FOX 26 reports:

Fresno State professor who tweeted ‘Trump must hang’ issues statement

Statement regarding President Joseph Castro’s “Statement regarding lecturer’s social media posts” of 10:25am, today,...

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Egypt’s President Sisi declares 3-month State of Emergency following church bombings

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 7:30am 4/12/2017 at 7:30am

Less that 24 hours after ISIS claimed responsibility for attacks on two Coptic churches in Egypt that left 37 people dead and over a hundred wounded, President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has declared a state of...

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Claremont McKenna Students Who Shouted Down Heather Mac Donald May Face Discipline

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 1:30pm 4/11/2017 at 1:30pm
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These students should face discipline of some kind. The scene was reminiscent of what happened at Middlebury.

The Daily Caller reports:

Black Lives Matter Students Facing Disciplinary Action From College

Elite Claremont McKenna College may discipline with suspension or expulsion some unruly students who effectively shut down a Blue Lives Matter presentation, The College...

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Student in Texas Commits Suicide After Trial by Kangaroo Court

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 10:30am 4/11/2017 at 10:30am
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This is such a sad story. To make matters worse, it’s all just based on accusations. Nothing more.

Ashe Schow reports at Watchdog:

Texas student commits suicide after Title IX kangaroo court

If every other egregious example of a male student denied due process after being accused of sexual misconduct gets ignored – this...

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New York State Pushes Through ‘Free’ College Plan

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As if it wasn’t already expensive to live in New York. Now, taxpayers there have a new entitlement to pay for.

NBC News reported:

New York Becomes Only State to Offer Free Four-Year College

New York will be the only state in the country to offer universal public college tuition coverage for working- and...

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Joy Villa Lost Friends Due to Her Pro-Trump Dress

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 10, 2017 at 3:00pm 4/10/2017 at 3:00pm
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Singer Joy Villa turned heads when she wore a pro-Trump gown at the Grammys in February. Today she told Fox & Friends that she lost many friends because of the dress. From Fox News:

Joy Villa’s life has changed tremendously since the singer donned a pro-Trump dress at the 59th annual...

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Loyola U. Chicago to Let Students Bypass Western Civ With ‘Diversity’ Courses

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 10, 2017 at 1:30pm 4/10/2017 at 1:30pm

Who needs to study Western Civilization when there are diversity courses available?

The College Fix reports:

Amid complaints, Loyola to let students bypass Western civilization classes for ‘diversity courses’

Beginning in the fall, Loyola University Chicago...

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Psychiatry Prof Suggests Some Students Have Mental Illness Over Election

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 10, 2017 at 12:00pm 4/10/2017 at 12:00pm

Anyone who has been paying attention since November 9th would undoubtedly agree with this diagnosis.

Red Alert Politics reported:

Professor: Millennials have mental health problems from 2016 election

After Donald Trump won the presidency in November, liberal college students were pretty upset as they took part in cry-ins, walkouts, and marches. However, a psychiatry...

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Student With Pro-Trump Sign Gets Removed From Campus Event

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 10, 2017 at 7:30am 4/10/2017 at 7:30am
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Can you imagine anything like this happening in the age of Obama? Of course not.

PJ Media reports:

Student Removed From Campus Event for Bringing Pro-Trump Sign

People commit to pushing the limits of human ability in some strange, extremely specialized endeavors. For example, someone holds the world record for “Most Weight Lifted With...

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Plummeting Enrollment Causes Mizzou to Close Some Dorms

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 3:00pm 4/9/2017 at 3:00pm

The University of Missouri is facing big problems which can be traced directly to their refusal to make changes after the campus protests of 2015.

PJ Media reports:

U. of Missouri Shutters Dorms, Enrollment Plummets in Wake of...

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Buzzfeed Sues FBI Over Andrew Breitbart FOIA Requests

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 12:30pm 4/9/2017 at 12:30pm

BuzzFeed and journalist Jason Leopold are suing the FBI claiming that their FOIA requests for “all records” related to Andrew Breitbart was not sufficiently met.

The Hill reports:

BuzzFeed News and journalist Jason Leopold are suing the FBI, claiming that the agency failed to adequately respond to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)...

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Cal State Fresno Prof: “Trump must hang. The sooner and the higher, the better”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 10:30am 4/9/2017 at 10:30am
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Isn’t this the sort of thing that can get you a visit from the Secret Service?

The Daily Caller reported:

Professor: ‘Trump Must Hang,’ Republic...

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