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Ossoff Didn’t Vote in 2012 . . . Because He Was Studying Abroad

Posted by  ▪  April 22, 2017

Absentee ballots hard

Ossoff Didn’t Vote in 2012 . . . Because He Was Studying Abroad

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4/22/2017 at 4:30pm
With the Georgia 6th special election behind us, the attention is shifting to June’s run-off election between progressive Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican Karen Handel.  Apparently, Ossoff didn’t figure out how to vote by absentee ballot until last year. CNN reports: Democratic congressional candidate Jon Ossoff didn’t vote in the 2012 presidential election…
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Obama’s Triumphant Return . . . to Community Organizing in Chicago

Posted by  ▪  April 22, 2017

Who says you can’t go home again?

Obama’s Triumphant Return . . . to Community Organizing in Chicago

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4/22/2017 at 3:00pm
After months of speculation about what Obama’s post-presidency would entail, we finally have our answer.  No, he’s not going to start an impressive project that will salvage his name if not his presidency (as Carter did with the Carter Work Project tied to Habitat for Humanity).  No, he’s not going to…
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University Bans Pro-Life Display Because it Creates Unsafe Environment

Posted by  ▪  April 22, 2017

“ensure this does not happen again.””

University Bans Pro-Life Display Because it Creates Unsafe Environment

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4/22/2017 at 2:30pm
Saying this display creates an unsafe space is obviously just an excuse. A lame one, too. The College Fix reports: University leaders ban pro-life flag display, say it ‘created an unsafe environment’ Pro-life students at Wilfrid Laurier University say they will no longer be able to put up their pro-life flag display, with campus…
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Joy Reid’s “Conservative Commentator” Wants Ivanka and Jared to Push Trump Left

Posted by  ▪  April 22, 2017

“Ivanka and Jared are more moderate. I hope they would use that influence a little bit more.”

Joy Reid’s “Conservative Commentator” Wants Ivanka and Jared to Push Trump Left

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4/22/2017 at 1:00pm
As we’ve documented, Joy Reid has a habit of shutting down conservatives on her MSNBC show who say things she doesn’t like. So today, Reid invited on her kind of conservative. Kirsten Haglund, billed by the show as a “conservative commentator,” was highly critical of the way Ivanka allegedly mixes business and…
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Study: Artificially-sweetened Drinks Associated with Strokes, Dementia

Posted by  ▪  April 22, 2017

Sugar-sweetened drinks were not associated with stroke or dementia

Study: Artificially-sweetened Drinks Associated with Strokes, Dementia

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4/22/2017 at 12:30pm
A study published in Stroke, an academic medical journal, associates artificially-sweetened beverages with an increased risk of ischemic stroke, all-cause dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease dementia. https://twitter.com/StrokeAHA_ASA/status/855157659259031554 From the study’s abstract: Results—After adjustments for age, sex, education (for analysis of dementia), caloric intake, diet quality, physical activity, and smoking, higher recent and higher cumulative intake…
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U. Alaska Displays Prof’s Art Depicting Trump’s Severed Head

Posted by  ▪  April 22, 2017

And just like that, free speech on campus is important again.

U. Alaska Displays Prof’s Art Depicting Trump’s Severed Head

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4/22/2017 at 11:00am
For anyone who hasn’t been paying attention, here’s a quick recap of where we are now. If Ann Coulter or any other conservative wants to speak on a college campus, it’s justification for a riot. If a professor decides to paint the president as beheaded, it’s an important free speech issue….
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U. Pittsburgh Prof: ‘We’re All Screwed Because White People Are In Charge’

Posted by  ▪  April 22, 2017

Classy…

U. Pittsburgh Prof: ‘We’re All Screwed Because White People Are In Charge’

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4/22/2017 at 10:30am
Isn’t it amazing how progressives claim conservatives are the divisive ones while saying things like this? The Daily Caller reported: Pittsburgh Professor: ‘We’re All Screwed Because White People Are In Charge’ University of Pittsburgh professor Shanara Reid-Brinkley held a lecture Tuesday where she stated that American democracy was built on “anti-blackness” and that black…
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Cartoon Campuses Week in Higher Education

Posted by  ▪  April 22, 2017

Your weekly report on campus news.

Cartoon Campuses Week in Higher Education

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4/22/2017 at 9:00am
People are starting to notice how ridiculous our higher education system has become. The Onion Lampoons SJW Culture at UC Berkeley VIDEO: The Simpsons Skewers Social Justice Warriors at Yale Free speech for me but not for thee. Ann Coulter Vows to Speak at UC Berkeley Despite Ban UC Berkeley Reverses Position…
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Teacher Union Wants Profs to Give Students Extra Credit for Anti-Trump Events

Posted by  ▪  April 22, 2017

“please support this effort in one or more of the following ways”

Teacher Union Wants Profs to Give Students Extra Credit for Anti-Trump Events

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4/22/2017 at 8:30am
It’s fun to imagine how something like this would have gone over eight years ago. Campus Reform reports: Union asks profs to give extra credit for anti-Trump events Faculty members at a Washington college are being encouraged to award students extra credit for attending a “Day of Resistance” featuring a slew of events condemning…
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Earth Day 2017: A look back at the fun prediction failures

Posted by  ▪  April 22, 2017

Improbable history, indeed!

Earth Day 2017: A look back at the fun prediction failures

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4/22/2017 at 7:30am
April 22 marks the 47th anniversary of Earth Day! The eco-holiday was inaugurated in 1970, and the organizers chose the third week in April because it was conveniently between the booze-filled festivities of Spring Break and the caffeine-fueled horror of final exams. Inspired by the anti-war movement, Earth Day was suppose to…
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Hillary and the messaging problem

Posted by  ▪  April 21, 2017

It wasn’t just Hillary’s problem, either

Hillary and the messaging problem

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4/21/2017 at 8:30pm
Amidst all the discussion of the new book Shattered, describing the failed Hillary Clinton campaign, Rolling Stone author Matt Taibbi has written an article emphasizing Hillary’s failure to even know why she was running, and the inability of her campaign to convey any reason to the public: “…a root problem that confounded…
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ExxonMobil Denied Sanctions Waiver to Drill in Russia

Posted by  ▪  April 21, 2017

Russian company Rosneft received sanctions after Moscow invaded Ukraine and annexed Crimea in 2014.

ExxonMobil Denied Sanctions Waiver to Drill in Russia

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4/21/2017 at 7:00pm
The Treasury Department has rejected a request from ExxonMobil to waive Russian sanctions in order for the oil company to drill with PAO Rosneft. The department received sanctions years ago after Russia invaded Ukraine and annexed Crimea. ExxonMobil, which Secretary of State Rex Tillerson headed, had made plans with Rosneft to drill…
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Keith Ellison Blames Obama For Historic Democrat Losses

Posted by  ▪  April 21, 2017

Blind squirrel meet nut

Keith Ellison Blames Obama For Historic Democrat Losses

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4/21/2017 at 5:30pm
Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN), deputy chair of the DNC, has rattled the left with his unflinching grasp of the obvious:  Obama, Ellison claims, deserves blame for Democrat losses during his presidency. While Obama himself somehow managed to win election twice, his party suffered the loss of over a thousand Congressional, state, and…
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House Intelligence Committee Requests Sally Yates to Testify Over Russia

Posted by  ▪  April 21, 2017

Her original hearing in March was canceled.

House Intelligence Committee Requests Sally Yates to Testify Over Russia

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4/21/2017 at 4:00pm
The House Intelligence Committee has invited some former President Barack Obama’s administration officials to testify in a closed hearing over the panel’s investigation into possible Russian interference in our presidential election. The committee included former acting Attorney General Sally Yates who President Donald Trump fired when she instructed Department of Justice “lawyers…
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Trump to Include Dodd-Frank, Taxes in Latest Executive Order

Posted by  ▪  April 21, 2017

The order includes reviewing top parts of Dodd-Frank.

Trump to Include Dodd-Frank, Taxes in Latest Executive Order

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4/21/2017 at 2:30pm
President Donald Trump will sign an executive order for Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to target financial regulations from former President Barack Obama that have caused companies trouble to conduct business. Mnuchin has said that the orders from Trump “are meant to emphasize the administration’s economic priorities to the American people.” This includes…
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Students at Harvard Told That Gender Can Change ‘Day by Day’

Posted by  ▪  April 21, 2017

“there are more than two sexes”

Students at Harvard Told That Gender Can Change ‘Day by Day’

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4/21/2017 at 1:30pm
Do you think the senior staff at Harvard Medical School would agree with this? Campus Reform reports: Harvard tells students gender can ‘change from day to day’ The office of BGLTQ Student Life at Harvard University has released a new school-sponsored guide telling students to “fight transphobia” and “get the facts about gender diversity.” The…
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China Using Hackers to Target U.S. Missile Defense in South Korea

Posted by  ▪  April 21, 2017

China says THAAD will compromise its security.

China Using Hackers to Target U.S. Missile Defense in South Korea

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4/21/2017 at 1:00pm
I’ve chronicled China’s opposition to the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), the U.S. missile-defense system in South Korea. The Chinese government has denied retaliating against the system, but one American cybersecurity firm told The Wall Street Journal that it found evidence that Beijing has used hackers to target THAAD. The firm FireEye…
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