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Divestment Derangement Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  February 7, 2015

Your weekly dispatch from the world of higher education.

The BDS movement had quite a week, particularly at UC Davis. Swastikas Painted on Jewish Frat Building Near UC Davis BDS Activists at UC-Davis Chant ‘Allahhu Akbar’ at Jewish Students Activists have even found a new target for divestment. Boston University Rejects Proposal to Divest From Gun Companies Harvard has made some good decisions lately. Eric Can…
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Brian Williams Lied About Being Shot Down RPG Hellicopter NBC News Achor Lied

Everybody wants a piece of Brian Williams (Reader poll: Stay or Go?)

Posted by  ▪  February 6, 2015

A threat to his peers.

In the past day, things seem to have changed in the Brian Williams story. The investigation of possible lies about being in a helicopter taking fire crossed two rubicons. First, the scope expanded to reports about his claims during Hurricane Katrina. Second, and more important, the mainstream media took up the call, with the…
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The next big anti-Israel food fight? GreenStar Coop (Ithaca)

Posted by  ▪  February 6, 2015

Local BDS activists attempting to co-opt the Coop.

As mentioned in a prior post, an upstate New York group calling itself Central NY Committee for Justice in Palestine just launched a campaign to convince GreenStar Food Coop in Ithaca to boycott Israeli products, Ithaca (NY) anti-Israel group starts food co-op boycott drive with Sabra Hummus blood libel. GreenStar’s governing Council…
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Wife divorces husband for refusing to abandon Down Syndrome son

Posted by  ▪  February 6, 2015

He chose life and lost his wife

‘Heartbreaking’ doesn’t do this story justice. Ruzan Badalyan gave birth to a baby boy with down syndrome. She then gave her husband an ultimatum — he must choose her or the child. Samuel Forrest chose his son. ABC News reports: “This pediatrician walks out of the room with a little bundle — that…
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Dr. Ben Carson put on “Extremist” Watch List by Southern Poverty Law Center

Posted by  ▪  February 6, 2015

Playing politics.

The Southern Poverty Law Center ceased long ago to be a neutral source of information. As we have documented over the past years, SPLC has used the credibility it earned decades ago fighting the Klan to turn itself not only into a huge money-raising machine, but also to poison the political process: The…
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IRS building

More Corruption: IRS rehires bad employees

Posted by  ▪  February 6, 2015

Will this become the next #IRSscandal?

Brace yourself for what could become #IRSscandal…3.0? 4.0? 10.0? I’ve lost track. A new report from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration shows that the IRS rehired hundreds of problem employees over the course of three years. According to the report, four of those employees left the IRS after having serious…
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ISIS claims US hostage dead, blames Jordanian airstrikes

Posted by  ▪  February 6, 2015

Divide and conquer?

The CIA is investigating claims that American hostage Kayla Jean Mueller was killed during Jordanian airstrikes in Syria. Mueller, an American aid worker, was taken by ISIS a year and a half ago, and is believed to be the last American held hostage by the group. Via the New York Times: An…
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LI #23 Vaccination

Don’t blame Tea Partiers for liberal #Antivaxxers

Posted by  ▪  February 6, 2015

Tea Party movement once again gets wrongly blamed by complicit mainstream media.

In my last post on the continuing measles outbreak, I encouraged Americans to consider vaccinations. Imagine my surprise upon discovering that, as the co-founder of a San Diego Tea Party group, I am also labeled one of the dreaded #antivaxxers! Dear @GovChristie, have you no shame? Does your pandering to the tea…
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Iran Nuclear Talks

Democrats have a choice, but it’s not Bibi versus Barack

Posted by  ▪  February 6, 2015

It’s Barack versus the best interests of the American people.

It all is proceeding as planned. A nuke deal with Iran, with the quid pro quo of assisting Iran’s expansion into a regional power, is working its way forward. For that, Iran gets to keep most of its nuclear program, because it likes it. There are two things standing in the way:…
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Obama National Prayer Breakfast

Obama: I’ll meet your ISIS, and raise you The Crusades

Posted by  ▪  February 6, 2015

Dude, that was like 800 years ago.

At the National Prayer Breakfast yesterday, President Obama equated the horrific acts carried out by ISIS to the Christian Crusades. Nedra Pickler of AP News reported: Obama condemns those who seek to ‘hijack religion’ President Barack Obama on Thursday condemned those who seek to use religion as a rationale for carrying out violence around…
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AACONS Interviews Allen West and Peter J. Wallison

Posted by  ▪  February 6, 2015

AACONS sits down with Allen West and Peter J. Wallison to discuss the news of the day

Allen West served as an US Representative representing Florida’s 22nd and 18th District. He is a 22 year veteran of the military where he earned the rank of Lieutenant Colonel as well as a Bronze Star and a Meritorious Service Medal. Currently, he is a Fox News contributor, the author of…
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Brian Williams Lied About Being Shot Down RPG Hellicopter NBC News Achor Lied

Brian Williams On Katrina: Fact or Fiction?

Posted by  ▪  February 5, 2015

Brian Williams or Paul Bunyan?

After NBC News Anchor copped to fibbing about being on a Chinook under fire in Iraq, watchdogs began to question more of the anchor’s tallest tales. Louisiana’s Hayride is on the Hurricane Katrina beat and has serious doubts about the veracity of Williams’ claim that he saw a dead body floating…
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Net Neutrality announcement tees up court battle

Posted by  ▪  February 5, 2015

This is far from over

Say hello to the FCC’s newly-dubbed “New Rules for Protecting the Open Internet”. From The Hill: Tom Wheeler, head of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), announced Wednesday that he will be circulating to his colleagues the “strongest open Internet protections ever proposed by the FCC,” made up of “enforceable, bright-line rules.” The proposal will…
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Manterruptions

Manterruptions are plaguing the workplace

Posted by  ▪  February 5, 2015

Feminists hardest hit

Manterruptions. If not for TIME magazine, I’d have gone along my merry way, ignorant to the fact that manterruptions exist. No, it’s not a fun, colloquial expression used by youngsters these days. The author is quite serious about the trials and tribulations forged by manterruptions. What’s a manterruption, you ask? According…
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Illegal-Immigration

Immigration Debate Stalls DHS Funding (Again)

Posted by  ▪  February 5, 2015

100% pure obstructionism

Obstruction from the left? Must be a day ending in -y. For the third time in a row, Senate Democrats have blocked floor debate on a bill that would fund the Department of Homeland Security after February 27. The problem? The piece of legislation Republicans are trying to pass contains provisions…
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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2536822/Do-know-man-Most-Americans-recognize-news-anchor-Brian-Williams.html

Dan Rather was Brian Williams before Brian Williams became Dan Rather

Posted by  ▪  February 5, 2015

Get it?

From Politico, Dan Rather backs Brian Williams: Brian Williams is “an honest, decent man, an excellent reporter and anchor–and a brave one,” veteran newsman Dan Rather told POLITICO on Thursday. Rather’s note of support comes after the revelation that Williams falsely claimed to have been aboard a helicopter that was shot down during…
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Hillary is Obama

Clinton Campaign begins without Team Hillary

Posted by  ▪  February 5, 2015

Wheels = off, already?

The 2016 race is already barreling forward on the right, with candidates from every point on the conservative-libertarian political spectrum throwing elbows and pressing forward to gain the attention of both the media, and primary voters in key states like Iowa and New Hampshire. Space in the spotlight is at a…
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