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Columbia Teacher Conference Addresses Microaggressions and White Privilege

Posted by  ▪  August 1, 2017

“creating and sustaining racially, ethnically and socio-economically integrated schools”

Columbia Teacher Conference Addresses Microaggressions and White Privilege

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8/1/2017 at 10:30am
Is the madness we see on college campuses coming soon to a public school classroom near you? The Daily Caller reports: Columbia University Teachers Conference Tackles ‘Whiteness’ And ‘Microaggressions’ A recent conference hosted at Columbia University for teachers included workshops on dealing with white privilege and challenging microaggressions in the classroom. In the “Reimagining Education…
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Court: VA Politician Who Blocked Constituent on Social Media Violated First Amendment

Posted by  ▪  August 1, 2017

Will this help determine those who sued Trump for blocking them on Twitter?

Court: VA Politician Who Blocked Constituent on Social Media Violated First Amendment

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8/1/2017 at 10:00am
U.S. District Judge James Cacheris in Alexandria, VA, ruled that politicians who block followers on social media violates free speech. From The Wall Street Journal: A federal court in Virginia ruled that a local politician violated the free-speech rights of a constituent she banned from her Facebook page, in a case the judge…
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Morning Joe Republican Elise Jordan “Really Disgusted” by Ivanka

Posted by  ▪  August 1, 2017

Jordan: I have “really tired of the Jared and Ivanka spin machine”

Morning Joe Republican Elise Jordan “Really Disgusted” by Ivanka

https://youtu.be/l7Kw26rhQrM
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8/1/2017 at 8:30am
There are many vitriolic anti-Trump regulars on Morning Joe. Elise Jordan ranks right up there with the “best” of them. Interesting, considering that Jordan is a Republican, having worked for President George W. and on the Rand Paul campaign. Perhaps that explains it: bitter aftertaste from the primaries? In June, as our friends…
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Women’s Studies Scholar Wishes Someone Would Shoot Trump

Posted by  ▪  August 1, 2017

“did not respond to requests via email and direct message for comment”

Women’s Studies Scholar Wishes Someone Would Shoot Trump

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8/1/2017 at 7:30am
Criticizing President Obama was deemed racism by progressives. Things sure have changed under Trump. The College Fix reports: Women’s studies scholar says of Trump: ‘I wish someone would just shoot him outright’ A gender, sexuality and women’s studies scholar recently called President Donald Trump a “joke” and wished “someone would just shoot him outright”…
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Does Trump Need to Declare an Emergency on Opioids?

Posted by  ▪  August 1, 2017

“most recent data estimates that 142 Americans die every day from a drug overdose”

Does Trump Need to Declare an Emergency on Opioids?

https://youtu.be/b9XNTeneaP8
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8/1/2017 at 7:00am
While the battle over Obamacare has raged, it has taken attention away from the ongoing opioid crisis. Now, Trump’s own commission on opioids has asked him to declare a national emergency. Abby Goodnough reports at the New York Times: White House Panel Recommends Declaring National Emergency on Opioids President Trump’s commission on the opioid…
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Vietnam Vet Receives Medal of Honor for Saving 10 Soldiers

Posted by  ▪  July 31, 2017

Ran into enemy fire for 48 hours.

Vietnam Vet Receives Medal of Honor for Saving 10 Soldiers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nsBI37Nm7KM
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7/31/2017 at 8:00pm
In 1969, 23-year-old James McCloughan served as a private first class combat medic in the U.S. Army in Vietnam. But at Tam Ky, the enemy constantly fired upon his unit for 48 hours. McCloughan did not stop fighting. He risked his life and managed to save 10 fellow soldiers on nine occasions…
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Turkish Women Tell Men: “Don’t Mess With My Outfit”

Posted by  ▪  July 31, 2017

Women who choose to wear headscarves have even experienced harassment.

Turkish Women Tell Men: “Don’t Mess With My Outfit”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kv6g1nLPgXc
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7/31/2017 at 6:35pm
Over the weekend, females gathered in Istanbul’s Maçka Democracy Park to protest against harassment other females have received for not dressing conservatively enough. The Hürriyet Daily News reported: Women shouted slogans, chanting, “Do not mess with my clothes, my shorts, my life” and “Women are powerful together.” People sitting in the park showed…
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Confirmed: Senate Too Gridlocked to Move Forward With Obamacare Reform

Posted by  ▪  July 31, 2017

“There’s just too much animosity and we’re too divided on healthcare”

Confirmed: Senate Too Gridlocked to Move Forward With Obamacare Reform

https://twitter.com/mikedebonis/status/890801647433076737
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7/31/2017 at 5:11pm
We’ve been actively chronicling the Senate Republican’s embarrassing attempt (or feigned, depending on your thoughts here), to repeal Obamacare. Whether it’s one big, long con, or a deeply fractured caucus, Sen. Hatch is under the impression that the division in the Republican ranks runs far too deep to find a path…
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Anthony Scaramucci OUT as White House Communications Director

Posted by  ▪  July 31, 2017

Lasted ten days!

Anthony Scaramucci OUT as White House Communications Director

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7/31/2017 at 2:45pm
After a mere ten days, Anthony Scaramucci is out as White House Communications Director. From The New York Times: Mr. Scaramucci’s abrupt removal came just 10 days after the wealthy New York financier was brought on to the West Wing staff, a move that convulsed an already chaotic White House and led…
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Sen. Jeff Flake: “We’ve got to go back to traditional conservatism”

Posted by  ▪  July 31, 2017

“We’ve given in to nativism and protectionism. And I think that if we’re going to be a governing party in the future and a majority party we’ve got to go back to traditional conservatism”

Sen. Jeff Flake: “We’ve got to go back to traditional conservatism”

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/senator-jeff-flake-republican-party-lost-its-way/
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7/31/2017 at 1:30pm
As Senate Republicans pick up the pieces of an embarrassing Obamacare repeal defeat, one that was self-imposed, those up for re-election in 2018 are grappling for an explanation. Like other’s before him, Arizona’s Junior Senator Jeff Flake says returning to traditional conservatism is the GOP’s only hope of success. Joining Face the…
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Profs Claim Color Blindness to Race is Unethical

Posted by  ▪  July 31, 2017

“Color-blind racial attitudes may prevent White individuals from developing a deeper level of awareness of racial oppression”

Profs Claim Color Blindness to Race is Unethical

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7/31/2017 at 1:30pm
Doesn’t it sometimes seem like progressives in academia are setting us back years in terms of racial equality? Campus Reform reports: Color-blindness is ‘unethical,’ USC profs declare Two University of South Carolina professors argue in a recent paper that “color-blind racial attitudes” are “unethical” and “can also perpetuate White norms.” Mary Ann Priester and…
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Panic? Democrat Campaign Chief Won’t Withhold Funds From Pro-Life Candidates

Posted by  ▪  July 31, 2017

Desperate times call for desperate measures.

Panic? Democrat Campaign Chief Won’t Withhold Funds From Pro-Life Candidates

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7/31/2017 at 11:35am
Desperation and panic have shown up in the Democrat Party today. Rep. Ben Ray Luján (D-NM), the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee chairman, told The Hill that the party will not withhold funds from Democrat pro-life candidates: “There is not a litmus test for Democratic candidates,” said Luján, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee…
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UC Irvine Rescinds Nearly 500 Fall Admission Offers

Posted by  ▪  July 31, 2017

“we could have managed that process with greater care”

UC Irvine Rescinds Nearly 500 Fall Admission Offers

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7/31/2017 at 10:30am
This has public relations nightmare written all over it. FOX News reports: California university pulls almost 500 fall admission offers University of California, Irvine officials have rescinded hundreds of admission offers for the upcoming fall semester. The Los Angeles Times reported that offers to 499 UC Irvine students were withdrawn — 290 of them for…
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Congress Will Face Debt Ceiling Decision Immediately After Recess

Posted by  ▪  July 31, 2017

Address the debt ceiling or damage America’s credit rating.

Congress Will Face Debt Ceiling Decision Immediately After Recess

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TTlkX41zuhQ
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7/31/2017 at 10:12am
After failing to do anything with Obamacare, Congress has gone on recess without addressing the debt ceiling. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has warned Congress to address the debt ceiling for the past seven months and do something before recess. Mnuchin said the government needs to raise the debt ceiling before September…
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North Korea, Iran Vow to Continue Missile Programs Despite New U.S. Sanctions

Posted by  ▪  July 31, 2017

Trump expected to sign new sanctions into law.

North Korea, Iran Vow to Continue Missile Programs Despite New U.S. Sanctions

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/national-govt--politics/read-president-trump-speech-coast-guard-academy-commencement/jU7CcqSBvvn0a1d305HSeJ/
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7/31/2017 at 8:40am
President Donald Trump has said that he will sign a bill that will place new sanctions against Russia, North Korea, and Iran. The sanctions against Russia have received the most attention, especially since Russian President Vladimir Putin has threatened to retaliate. But the bill has sanctions against North Korea and Iran over…
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Women’s Groups at Harvard Frustrated by Same Sex Clubs Ban

Posted by  ▪  July 31, 2017

“These sanctions unfairly punish women’s groups”

Women’s Groups at Harvard Frustrated by Same Sex Clubs Ban

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7/31/2017 at 7:30am
This is rich in irony because the ban on same sex clubs was largely done with equality for women in mind. The Boston Globe reports: Harvard women’s groups frustrated by efforts to ban them Just blocks from the multimillion-dollar brick mansions owned by Harvard University’s legendary all-male final clubs is a separate world. Here, drab…
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Branco Cartoon – Mauled

Posted by  ▪  July 31, 2017

From behind.

Branco Cartoon – Mauled

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7/31/2017 at 7:00am
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