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VIDEO: Dutch Muslim MP refuses to shake Netanyahu’s hand

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 12:30pm 9/7/2016 at 12:30pm

Remember the Egyptian Judo Olympic competitor who got his ass kicked by an Israeli athlete then refused to shake hands?

At least had the excuse of being a sore loser.

But this Dutch Muslim Member of Parliament is just a pure hater.

Via IsraellyCool:

Dutch Member of Parliament Tunahan Kuzu...

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VIDEO: Six-year-old year girl takes on ax-wielding robbers

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 11:13am 9/7/2016 at 11:13am

What a brave girl! In New Zealand, six-year-old Sarah Patel attacked the ax-wielding men who tried to rob her family’s shop. CCTV caught the footage:

The Guardian reported:

CCTV footage shows the masked men kicking, punching and threatening employees with an axe and a crowbar, or iron lever.

In the video Sarah rushes at...

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California Farmworkers Overtime Bill just a way to force farmers into union contracts

http://reaganbaby.com/2016/09/farm-worker-ot-bill-democrats-forcing-farm-owners-into-union-contracts/
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 10:40am 9/7/2016 at 10:40am
http://reaganbaby.com/2016/09/farm-worker-ot-bill-democrats-forcing-farm-owners-into-union-contracts/

From Katy Grimes — an occasional contributor to Legal Insurrection — over at ReaganBaby.com, FARM WORKER OT BILL: DEMOCRATS FORCING FARM OWNERS INTO UNION CONTRACTS:

The California newspapers, telev...

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Prof Ends Hunger Strike Over Being Denied Tenure

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 9:00am 9/7/2016 at 9:00am

Isn’t staging a hunger strike over being denied tenure a little like saying you’re going to hold your breath until you get what you want?

The Chronicle of Higher Education reports:

Professor Ends Hunger Strike He Began After Being Denied Tenure

Juan J. Rojo, the assistant professor of Spanish who went on a hunger...

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NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio: Stop BDS hijacking progressive movement

http://www1.nyc.gov/office-of-the-mayor/bio.page
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 7:00am 9/7/2016 at 7:00am
http://www1.nyc.gov/office-of-the-mayor/bio.page

The hijacking of progressive causes by the anti-Israel boycott movement is a frequent focus of mine, as I laid out (for the umpteenth time) recently, BDS is a Settler Colonial Ideology:

BDS itself has become a settler colonial ideology, which imposes itself on other peoples and other struggles, conquers, and subjugates the...

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Evergreen State College President Says Safe Spaces ‘Critical’ to Student Success

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 7:03pm 9/6/2016 at 7:03pm

The university system has existed for centuries without safe spaces but now they’re indispensable?

That’s what the president of Evergreen State College says.

Campus Reform reports:

Safe spaces ‘critical’ to student success, college prez says

In the wake of the University of Chicago’s attack on safe spaces, one college president is adamantly defending their usage...

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Philippine President ‘Regrets’ Calling Obama ‘Son of a Whore’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 1:35pm 9/6/2016 at 1:35pm

President Barack Obama cancelled a meeting with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte called him a “son of a whore” on Monday. Now Duterte regrets using the language:

“While the immediate cause was my strong comments to certain press questions that elicited concern and distress we also regret it came across as a personal...

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Sen. Cornyn Drops Twitter Mic on Chuck Schumer’s Zika Bill Complaints

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 12:06pm 9/6/2016 at 12:06pm

Senator Schumer’s Zika virus bill complaints were met with a swift kick in the pants by Senator Cornyn Tuesday morning:

In June,...

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Donald Trump Takes Lead in Latest CNN Poll

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 11:00am 9/6/2016 at 11:00am

Donald Trump has taken the lead in the latest CNN poll:

Trump tops Clinton 45% to 43% in the new survey, with Libertarian Gary Johnson standing at 7% among likely voters in this poll and the Green Party’s Jill Stein at just 2%.

The network conducted the poll from September 1 – 4...

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NFL Player Scores 4.0 GPA in Math in First PhD Semester at MIT

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 5, 2016 at 8:49pm 9/5/2016 at 8:49pm

Holy cow! Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman John Urschel recorded a 4.0 GPA at MIT in his first semester of his PhD program.

But it’s actually not that surprising:

He...

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Obama Delivers On Vow To “Bankrupt” Coal Industry

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-09-05/obama-delivers-vow-bankrupt-coal-industry-37000-coal-jobs-lost-his-2nd-term
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 5, 2016 at 6:28pm 9/5/2016 at 6:28pm
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-09-05/obama-delivers-vow-bankrupt-coal-industry-37000-coal-jobs-lost-his-2nd-term

Via ZeroHedge

Turns out politicians do occasionally keep their promises. For example, in 2008 Obama vowed to “bankrupt” the coal industry by imposing massive fines on greenhouse gas emissions. Obama made the following comment to the San Francisco Chronicle in 2008:

“So if somebody wants to build a coal-powered plant, they can;...

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Judge Who Ruled Against Rape Investigation at Brown Targeted by Campus Activists

http://law.rwu.edu/sites/law/files/rwu/Dean/images/NECWLT-2011-4.JPG
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 5, 2016 at 5:20pm 9/5/2016 at 5:20pm
http://law.rwu.edu/sites/law/files/rwu/Dean/images/NECWLT-2011-4.JPG

If progressives were allowed to re-write the 10 Commandments, they’d probably include something like:

Thou shalt not question rape culture.

The College Fix reports:

Federal judge who ruled against Brown’s rape investigation targeted by student campaign

When Judge Aaron Persky in California gave a convicted student rapist a sentence perceived by many as too lenient...

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Vanderbilt U. Plasters Campus With Gender Neutral Pronoun Guides

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 5, 2016 at 5:10pm 9/5/2016 at 5:10pm

Vanderbilt University is on a quest to make students use stupid made-up pronouns like Ze and Zir.

This is about controlling the way people speak, plain and simple.

The Daily Caller reports:

Overpriced Fancypants University Festoons Campus With Absurd ‘Ze, Zir, Zirs’ PRONOUN POSTERS [PHOTO]

Vanderbilt University has festooned its campus with professionally-designed posters which...

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Hillary coughing fit in Cleveland

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H133cTro1NQ
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 5, 2016 at 5:04pm 9/5/2016 at 5:04pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H133cTro1NQ

Hillary supporters pooh-pooh concerns about her health, but with the concussion having caused her to not remember stuff, and repeated instances of coughing and trouble walking, maybe there is a lot of there, there.

 
 
 

Prager U: Income Inequality is GOOD

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1e35Vf-9n8E&feature=youtu.be
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 5, 2016 at 4:57pm 9/5/2016 at 4:57pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1e35Vf-9n8E&feature=youtu.be

What if everything you’ve heard about income inequality is wrong? What if it’s actually a good thing for there to be people who are rich and people who aren’t? John Tamny, editor of RealClearMarkets, clarifies one of the big misunderstandings of our time.

 
 
 

Lawmakers Return Tuesday to Develop Spending Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 5, 2016 at 4:40pm 9/5/2016 at 4:40pm

Lawmakers return from recess on Tuesday to develop a temporary spending bill to avoid a government shutdown. They have four weeks to make one in order for the government to continue after October 1.

The Zika virus has become one of the major concerns within the House and Senate. From Fox News:

Lawmakers...

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