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Schumer, McConnell Will Lead in Senate

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 3:00pm 11/16/2016 at 3:00pm

Sen. Chuck Schumer won Minority Senate Leader while Sen. Mitch McConnell maintained his position as Senate Majority Leader:

Schumer, who until Wednesday was the third-ranking Senate Democrat, secured the top position with little opposition after Reid, D-Nevada, announced his retirement this summer.

And he managed to hold onto the post, despite Democrats boasting...

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Student Ejected From Class For Not Agreeing Trump Election As Bad As 9/11

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 1:30pm 11/16/2016 at 1:30pm

Suggesting that an election is worse than 9/11 is offensive and outrageous. Kicking a student out of your class for disagreeing with you about this is worse.

The College Fix reports:

Student kicked out of class for disagreeing that Trump election was as bad as 9/11

When Republican Donald Trump was elected president last...

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Barnard Students Console Themselves Over Election With Coloring Books

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 10:30am 11/16/2016 at 10:30am
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The coloring books were apparently “feminist” coloring books but at this point, what difference does it make?

Campus Reform reports:

Barnard students mourn Hillary loss with ‘feminist coloring pages’

Barnard College students shaken over the loss of Hillary Clinton will be treated to a “space to destress in light of the tumultuous election...

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Donald Trump Heads to Disney’s Hall of Presidents

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 9:00am 11/16/2016 at 9:00am

Disney World will add President-elect Donald Trump to its “Hall of Presidents” attraction at Magic Kingdom:

And with the announcement of a new POTUS, Disney fans know what that has meant historically: a new animatr...

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U. Miami Students Get Milk And Cookies to Help Deal With Trump Victory

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 7:30am 11/16/2016 at 7:30am
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It’s amazing how higher education turned into kindergarten following the election. It’s so embarrassing to see this happening in so many places.

The Miami Hurricane reports:

Students ask themselves ‘what now?’ after Election 2016

Students, faculty, religious leaders and organizers of Get Out The Vote (GOTV) gathered two nights after the shocking presidential election...

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Students And Faculty at UVA Object to Inclusion of Thomas Jefferson in Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 4:30pm 11/15/2016 at 4:30pm
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Some students and faculty at UVA are freaking out about the inclusion of Thomas Jefferson in university communications. You know, the same Thomas Jefferson who founded UVA. To her credit, the school president declined to follow the mob’s advice.

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Unanimous Vote Gives Paul Ryan His First Full Term as Speaker of the House

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 2:46pm 11/15/2016 at 2:46pm

Despite Sean Hannity’s calls for a new Speaker of the House, House Republicans unanimously voted Ryan into his first full term.

From the Washington Examiner:

House Republicans on Tuesday unanimously nominated Paul Ryan to serve his first full term as speaker in t...

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Anti-Israel Kent State Students want Golda Meir Quote Removed (UPDATE – Rejected)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 1:30pm 11/15/2016 at 1:30pm
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Golda Meir was the first female Prime Minister of Israel. What happened to all that talk about how important it is to break the glass ceiling?

Cleveland.com reports:

Kent State students want quote by former Israeli prime minister...

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Columbia Suspends Men’s Wrestling Season Over Lewd Texts

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 10:30am 11/15/2016 at 10:30am

We saw something similar to this just recently at Harvard, which cancelled men’s soccer. Why are these schools punishing the entire teams instead of individuals?

The New York Times reports:

Columbia Suspends Wrestling Season After Lewd and Racist Text Messages Are Revealed

Columbia University’s wrestling team, which bills itself as the nation’s oldest intercollegiate...

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Prager U: Is Your Child Getting Enough Vitamin N?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 9:00am 11/15/2016 at 9:00am
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Prager U’s latest takes on the magic word — “no”. Creating and holding boundaries make for healthy kids. Raise kids without telling them “no” and you get, well, see the latest “special snowflake” generation.

Prager explains:

If you’re a parent, is your child getting enough Vitamin N? It may be the most important...

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Oberlin students on Trump victory: “The world is going to end tomorrow”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 7:30am 11/15/2016 at 7:30am
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This may partly explain the vicious attempt by Oberlin students to shut down a local bakery after a black student was arrested for shoplifting.

The Oberlin Review reports, Election Day Rattles Oberlin with Trump Election

Waves of fear and shock spread across campus Tuesday night as an unlikely reality set in: Donald Trump...

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Glenn Reynolds: Colleges Are Excluding Students Who Supported Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 14, 2016 at 8:00pm 11/14/2016 at 8:00pm

Professor Glenn Reynolds of Instapundit has written a new column for USA Today in which he makes an excellent point. Colleges that claim to be inclusive are excluding students who supported Trump in their post-election meltdowns.

From the column:

‘Tolerant’ educators exile Trump voters...

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Ivana Trump Wants to be Czech Ambassador

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 14, 2016 at 6:30pm 11/14/2016 at 6:30pm

President-elect Donald Trump’s ex-wife Ivana wants him to make her US ambassador to the Czech Republic:

“I will suggest that I be ambassador for the Czech Republic,” Ivana told The Post on Friday.

“[That] is where I’m from and my language and everybody knows me. I’m quite known all around the world. Not...

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U. Michigan Law School Scrubs Post-Election Play-Doh Event From Website

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You read the headline right. The University of Michigan Law School offered a post-election event for traumatized students which included having fun with Play-Doh.

The Daily Caller reported:

Univ. Of Michigan Law School Tries — And Fails — To Scrub Trump Trauma Play-Doh Event From Website

Staffers at the University of Michigan Law School...

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PBS Anchor, Gwen Ifill, Passes Away

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 14, 2016 at 3:31pm 11/14/2016 at 3:31pm
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This one is a heartbreaker.

Politico reports:

Gwen Ifill, the longtime news anchor who had served as a co-host of PBS’s NewsHour and as moderator of “Washington Week,” has died after a battle with cancer, PBS has confirmed. She...

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Disney Releases Trailer for Live Action Beauty and the Beast and it’s Everything You Hoped it Would Be

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 14, 2016 at 12:28pm 11/14/2016 at 12:28pm
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Disney released a trailer for the live action rendition of Beauty and the Beast, the fourth of such remakes. For those who loved the animated version, the upcoming film looks promising.

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This liberal attitude explains why Trump won

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 14, 2016 at 10:45am 11/14/2016 at 10:45am

Noticed the map referring most of the country as “Dumbfukistan” being passed around on Twitter and elsewhere.

It perfectly demonstrates why Trump won.

And why Democrats/Liberals (no difference at this point) have been eviscerated in most of the states.

This is the New Yorker map referred to in my tweet:

 
 
 
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