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Christina Hoff Sommers

Christina Hoff Sommers gets Trigger Warnings at Georgetown

Posted by  ▪  April 18, 2015

“Do these people call themselves adults?”

Christina Hoff Sommers gets Trigger Warnings at Georgetown

Christina Hoff Sommers
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4/18/2015 at 4:30pm
New Post – Oberlin Radical Feminists Freak Out at Christina Hoff Sommers. ——————– You may remember Christina Hoff Sommers of the American Enterprise Institute as the Factual Feminist. We’ve linked her outstanding work at College Insurrection many times. Ms. Sommers spoke at Georgetown on Thursday night and some students took it upon themselves to label…
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Rand Paul Flips the Script on Abortion

Posted by  ▪  April 18, 2015

“It’s time for pro-lifers to go on the offense.”

Rand Paul Flips the Script on Abortion

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4/18/2015 at 2:30pm
Rand Paul has managed to do something no Republican before him has done. In a series of recent comments and media appearances, the Kentucky senator has turned the abortion debate around, calling on Democrats and their media allies to defend their position on late-term abortion. Paul’s position is summarized perfectly in this…
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Rick Scott Medicaid Expansion

Rick Scott To Sue Obama Administration Over Medicaid Expansion

Posted by  ▪  April 18, 2015

Withholding LIP funding a “coercion” tactic?

Rick Scott To Sue Obama Administration Over Medicaid Expansion

Rick Scott Medicaid Expansion
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4/18/2015 at 12:30pm
In 2012, the Supreme Court ruled that states have the right to refuse the ObamaCare Medicaid expansion without penalty to other, existing, federal Medicaid funding.  Following is the summary from SCOTUSblog: The Court’s decision on the constitutionality of the Medicaid expansion is divided and complicated.  The bottom line is that: (1) Congress…
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gun-control

Open Carry is coming to Texas (we think)

Posted by  ▪  April 18, 2015

…but only if the House and Senate can agree on a bill

Open Carry is coming to Texas (we think)

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4/18/2015 at 10:30am
Color the rest of the country shocked: Texas is one of the few states in the nation (six, to be exact) that hasn’t yet approved the open carry of handguns in some form. That all could change this legislative session, though, if Republicans in the legislature have their way. Yesterday, members…
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Minimum Intelligence Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  April 18, 2015

Your weekly dispatch from the world of higher education.

Minimum Intelligence Week at College Insurrection

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4/18/2015 at 8:30am
Who knew we could all become wealthier by just creating new laws? College Students Sign Petition to Raise the Minimum Wage to $50 an Hour Why stop there? Let’s make more stuff free, too. Joe Biden: Let’s Make Community College Free Like High School What could possibly go wrong? Knoxville College to Close for Fall Semester…
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Jeb Bush at NRA Annual Meeting

Jeb Bush comes out for Loretta Lynch

Posted by  ▪  April 18, 2015

Going along to get along?

Jeb Bush comes out for Loretta Lynch

Jeb Bush at NRA Annual Meeting
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4/18/2015 at 7:00am
This could be added to the list of reasons some conservatives don’t want Jeb Bush as the Republican nominee in 2016. But it’s a pretty big one, IMHO: Jeb Bush says that the Senate should confirm the nomination of Loretta Lynch, President Barack Obama’s choice for attorney general. A number of Senate Republicans…
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Paul Revere’s midnight ride happened 240 years ago

Posted by  ▪  April 17, 2015

“Listen, my children, and you shall hear of the midnight ride of Paul Revere”

Paul Revere’s midnight ride happened 240 years ago

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4/17/2015 at 8:50pm
Tomorrow evening marks 240 years since Paul Revere made his famous midnight ride. Made famous by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem, Revere’s ride has become an iconic piece of American revolutionary history. Longfellow’s poem was riddled with inaccuracies, but made for an entertaining rhyme. LISTEN, my children, and you shall hear Of the midnight…
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Obama now open to immediate lifting of Iran sanctions?

Posted by  ▪  April 17, 2015

Remember the gradual lifting of Iran sanctions? Kiss it goodbye

Obama now open to immediate lifting of Iran sanctions?

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4/17/2015 at 7:01pm
“This is the new America. We had better get used to it.” Those were the words of an Israeli TV analyst upon learning that Obama is open to negotiating an immediate lifting of sanctions on Iran as part of a nuclear deal — the exact opposite of what he and o…
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Hillary Clinton what difference does it making polling president 2016 scandal

The most comprehensive depiction of Hillary lies yet?

Posted by  ▪  April 17, 2015

This one’s going to leave a mark

The most comprehensive depiction of Hillary lies yet?

Hillary Clinton what difference does it making polling president 2016 scandal
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4/17/2015 at 6:18pm
America Rising PAC dropped a new video earlier this week and boy does this one sting. This latest addition to the open Hillary oppo file recounts the scandalicious candidate’s most memorable lies in all their video-taped glory. Will the truth make a dent in Hillary’s plans? Though she’s launched her official burrito-filled…
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It’s time to talk “Politics and Pie” and 2016

Posted by  ▪  April 17, 2015

RIP, sanity…it’s election season

It’s time to talk “Politics and Pie” and 2016

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4/17/2015 at 4:09pm
Welcome to the cattle call! It’s time for “Politics and Pie” in New Hampshire. If Iowa serves as a pageant for social conservatives, then count New Hampshire as the first best chance for more mainstream conservatives to have their time in the spotlight. Romney won the New Hampshire primary during the 2012…
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US Consulate Possible Target in Erbil Bombing (Updates)

Posted by  ▪  April 17, 2015

Who’s responsible? Developing…

US Consulate Possible Target in Erbil Bombing (Updates)

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4/17/2015 at 2:30pm
A car bomb exploded today outside the U.S. consulate in Erbil. According to the State Department, all officials are accounted for, but as of now no one has claimed responsibility for the attack. Via NBC News: There were no immediate reports of injuries to consulate personnel or local guards, the State Department…
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Virginia Chief Justice Drawn Into Israel Trip Cancellation Issue

Posted by  ▪  April 17, 2015

FOIA documents show concerns over Israel trip brought to highest level prior to cancellation.

Virginia Chief Justice Drawn Into Israel Trip Cancellation Issue

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4/17/2015 at 1:00pm
On Friday night, March 27, 2015, the Virginia State Bar (VSB) ignited a firestorm of controversy by sending a blast email to 43,000 members cancelling a planned November 2015 Mid-Year Legal Seminar in Jerusalem (the “Israel Trip”).  In a follow up email blast on March 29, VSB defended the decision, citing a…
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Lynch and Reid vs. Justice for Victims of Trafficking

Posted by  ▪  April 17, 2015

Democrats can’t make this issue go away

Lynch and Reid vs. Justice for Victims of Trafficking

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4/17/2015 at 11:37am
Maybe it’s just me talking here, but I think that if you’re going to choose a hill to die on, one involving a bill that helps put an end to modern day slavery seems like a pretty good choice. Not so if you’re a Democrat, or have a seemingly vested…
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When did the White House find out about Bergdahl?

Posted by  ▪  April 17, 2015

What did they know—and when did they know it?

When did the White House find out about Bergdahl?

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4/17/2015 at 10:00am
As much as the White House might wish it would, the Bowe Bergdahl prisoner swap scandal simply refuses to die. Last year, the U.S. government released 5 Taliban terrorists in exchange for the life of Bowe Bergdahl, a man who most of the country—and all of his colleagues—believes deserted his post in…
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Gawker staffers considering unionizing

Posted by  ▪  April 17, 2015

Pass the popcorn.

Gawker staffers considering unionizing

https://vimeo.com/71372782
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4/17/2015 at 8:30am
Yesterday Gawker Media’s staffers announced their open flirtations with unionization. While union strongholds nationwide are diminishing in favor of greater employee choice and right to work, Gawker is hoping to be the first online publication subject to union demands. Hamilton Nolan explained why he finds unionization appealing because he wanted to…
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Hillary Media Bias

Campaign 2016: A big burrito, with a topping of liberal media bias

Posted by  ▪  April 17, 2015

Sharp observation on Hillary: “We’ve never seen her get a burrito before.”

Campaign 2016: A big burrito, with a topping of liberal media bias

Hillary Media Bias
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4/17/2015 at 7:00am
By now, you’ve probably noticed that most of our completely unbiased media is treating Hillary Clinton with the same hard hitting scrutiny they’re applying to Republicans candidates. Don’t take my word for it. Here’s Chris Cillizza of the Washington Post: No, the media isn’t biased toward Hillary Clinton. http://t.co/1ud1enCJLW pic.twitter.com/XQTE5ciI7z— Chris Cillizza (@TheFix)…
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AACONS Interviews Ken Blackwell and Michael Doran

Posted by  ▪  April 16, 2015

AACONS sits down with Ken Blackwell and Michael Doran to discuss the news of the day

AACONS Interviews Ken Blackwell and Michael Doran

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4/16/2015 at 8:00pm
Ken Blackwell is the Senior Fellow for Family Empowerment at the Family Research Council. He is also a former mayor of the City of Cincinnati and served as both Treasurer and Secretary for the State of Ohio. He also served as the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Human…
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