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Umbrella Sharing Start-up ‘Loses’ Nearly 300,000 Umbrellas

Posted by  ▪  July 12, 2017

Who could’ve possibly seen this coming?

Umbrella Sharing Start-up ‘Loses’ Nearly 300,000 Umbrellas

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7/12/2017 at 2:30pm
Hoping to capitalize on the burgeoning sharing economy, a Chinese start-up company lost almost all of its wares within weeks of opening up shop. E Umbrella, which opened up operations in eleven different Chinese cities, is now without umbrellas to “share”. The problem wasn’t so much renting the umbrellas, it w…
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Connecticut Bans Civil Forfeiture Without Criminal Conviction

Posted by  ▪  July 12, 2017

“Civil forfeiture is one of the most serious assaults on Americans’ private property rights.”

Connecticut Bans Civil Forfeiture Without Criminal Conviction

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7/12/2017 at 1:00pm
Civil forfeiture remains a controversial issue in America since it’s “a process by which the government can take and sell your property without ever convicting, or even charging, you with a crime.” The procedures are civil, which means defendants do not receive the same protections given to criminal defendants. Connecticut has put…
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Cook County Threatens 1,100 Layoffs After Soda Tax Delayed

Posted by  ▪  July 12, 2017

New soda tax hearing scheduled for July 21.

Cook County Threatens 1,100 Layoffs After Soda Tax Delayed

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7/12/2017 at 11:30am
Officials in Cook County, the home of Chicago, have threatened to pass out 1,100 layoff notices since a judge delayed implementation of a soda tax. Circuit Judge Daniel Kubasiak placed a temporary hold on the tax until at least July 21. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said this move has forced…
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Israeli Universities Look to Asia Amid Boycott Threats in West

Posted by  ▪  July 12, 2017

“Israeli universities and Israel [as a whole] are very highly regarded in Asia”.

Israeli Universities Look to Asia Amid Boycott Threats in West

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7/12/2017 at 10:30am
Israel is responding to threats of academic boycotts in the West by creating alliances in Asia. This is a smart move. Who could blame them? The Times of Higher Education reports: As Western boycotts continue, Israeli universities look to Asia Nestled between Europe, Asia and Africa, in a country reputed to be home to…
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Wild America: Reports of string of animal attacks across nation

Posted by  ▪  July 12, 2017

Reports of bison, shark, bear and coyote attacks seem to prove the premise of a sci-fi show!

Wild America: Reports of string of animal attacks across nation

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7/12/2017 at 10:00am
For many Americans, summertime features camping, hiking and trips to the beach, and fireworks. This year, wild animals are adding a surprising, new element to the seasonal fun: Terror! In Colorado, a teen camper woke up to the sound of crunching to find his head in the maw of a bear. The noise was…
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Scarborough Compares Trump to Nixon just before Resignation

Posted by  ▪  July 12, 2017

Scarborough makes Trump-Nixon analogy morning after he declared his departure from GOP

Scarborough Compares Trump to Nixon just before Resignation

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7/12/2017 at 8:46am
Does Joe Scarborough believe that Donald Trump will be resigning the presidency sometime this summer? Seems so, judging from Joe’s baleful proclamation on today’s Morning Joe. Said Scarborough: “they have dug so far down low into the bunker that this is not Nixon in ’73. This is Nixon in the summer of…
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Christina Hoff Sommers: Intersectionality Driving Campus Threat to Free Speech

Posted by  ▪  July 12, 2017

“the source of the new preoccupation with microaggressions”

Christina Hoff Sommers: Intersectionality Driving Campus Threat to Free Speech

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7/12/2017 at 7:30am
Our friend Christina Hoff Sommers has written a new column at the American Enterprise Institute which focuses on the current threat to free speech. The Threat to Free Speech When Heather Mac Donald’s “blue lives matter” talk was shut down by a mob at Claremont McKenna College, the president of neighboring Pomona College…
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‘For the love of God, treason is defined in the Constitution. This is not treason.’

Posted by  ▪  July 12, 2017

Professor Turley on Donald Trump Jr. meeting with Russian lawyer.

‘For the love of God, treason is defined in the Constitution. This is not treason.’

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7/12/2017 at 7:00am
Democrats and their media allies are acting as if they’ve finally hit the Russian collusion jackpot over the revelation that Donald Trump Jr. met with a Russian lawyer. Hillary Clinton’s running mate, Senator Tim Kaine, has even suggested this could be evidence of treason. Professor Jonathan Turley of George Washington University threw…
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Republican views of higher ed impact on society turn sharply negative

Posted by  ▪  July 11, 2017

There is only so long higher ed can continue biting the hand that feeds it.

Republican views of higher ed impact on society turn sharply negative

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7/11/2017 at 9:20pm
At Legal Insurrection we have focused on higher education as much, if not more (I’m not taking the time to count 8 years of posts), than any other subject. We even had a website for several years, College Insurrection, focused on higher ed. Now we have consolidated our higher ed coverage at…
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San Francisco Transit Refuses to Release Robbery Videos Over Fears of Racism

Posted by  ▪  July 11, 2017

Political correctness > safety.

San Francisco Transit Refuses to Release Robbery Videos Over Fears of Racism

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7/11/2017 at 7:00pm
The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) authority has decided not to release surveillance videos of robberies occurring at BART stations for fear they videos might incite racism. People have begun to fear for their safety due to the numerous crimes, but fears of stereotyping have taken priority with BART officials. According to CBS…
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Wildfires rage across the Western U.S.

Posted by  ▪  July 11, 2017

California Hardest Hit

Wildfires rage across the Western U.S.

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7/11/2017 at 5:30pm
More than forty wildfires are raging across the western U.S., fueled by high temperatures and dry conditions. The National Weather Service early on Monday issued red flag warnings, signaling critical conditions over the next 24 hours, for regions in at least six states. In some areas, firefighters have been battling fires for…
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The President, the VP, and Americans Agree: Repeal Now, Replace Later (Or Never)

Posted by  ▪  July 11, 2017

Just waiting on Congress

The President, the VP, and Americans Agree: Repeal Now, Replace Later (Or Never)

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7/11/2017 at 4:00pm
Republicans have gained historic electoral wins across the board in the past eight years, and one of the driving issues behind these victories has been their repeated promise to repeal ObamaCare. In case anyone’s forgotten, the initial outcry from voters was first to reject and then, once it was passed in the…
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Trump Jr. emails show amateurishness, but not “collusion” or illegality

Posted by  ▪  July 11, 2017

Trump opponents popping the champagne corks is probably the best thing Trump Jr. has going for him

Trump Jr. emails show amateurishness, but not “collusion” or illegality

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7/11/2017 at 2:00pm
The NY Times has an article today about email exchanges between Donald Trump Jr. and a person setting up a meeting with a Russian lawyer promising damaging documents and information about Hillary Clinton’s connections to Russia. In a preemptive move, Trump Jr. published the email exchange on Twitter (here and here) just…
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Freshmen at San Jose State University Must Now Pay for Microaggression Training

Posted by  ▪  July 11, 2017

“comes with a $250 price tag”

Freshmen at San Jose State University Must Now Pay for Microaggression Training

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7/11/2017 at 1:30pm
This is an example of how progressive concepts are legitimized by academia. These students have to pay for their indoctrination. Campus Reform reports: San Jose State freshmen pay for own microaggressions training Freshmen at San Jose State University now have to pay for their own diversity training, which is incorporated into a Frosh Orientation…
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Investigation Into Land Deal by Bernie Sanders’ Wife Intensifies

Posted by  ▪  July 11, 2017

FBI and federal prosecutors have questioned numerous people lately.

Investigation Into Land Deal by Bernie Sanders’ Wife Intensifies

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7/11/2017 at 1:00pm
In May, Kemberlee blogged that the FBI reportedly started investigating failed presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders’ wife Jane over a land deal. She allegedly falsified loan documents when she served as president of the now defunct Burlington College. Federal prosecutors have now amped up the investigation after they hauled “off more than a…
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Long-standing China-India Border Dispute Deepens

Posted by  ▪  July 11, 2017

Military stand-off along the China-India border ‘most serious confrontation in more than 30 years,’ Chinese media reports

Long-standing China-India Border Dispute Deepens

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7/11/2017 at 11:30am
A territorial dispute along the China-India border is threatening to turn into a military conflict between the two nuclear-armed nations. The area under dispute is located near the ‘Bhutan tri-junction’, where the borders of China, India, and the tiny Buddhist Kingdom of Bhutan meet. The Chinese envoy to New Delhi described the…
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New York Times Profiles the Downfall of Mizzou

Posted by  ▪  July 11, 2017

“the university is temporarily closing seven dormitories and cutting more than 400 positions”

New York Times Profiles the Downfall of Mizzou

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7/11/2017 at 10:30am
The situation at Mizzou has gotten so bad that even the liberal media can no longer ignore the story. From the New York Times: Long After Protests, Students Shun the University of Missouri In the fall of 2015, a grassy quadrangle at the center of the University of Missouri became known nationwide as the…
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