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Anti-Israel activists try to shut down protests over California bakery honoring Palestinian terrorist

Posted by  ▪  July 30, 2017

Reem’s Bakery in Oakland glorifies Rasmea Odeh, and doesn’t like people holding vigils outside for her victims.

Anti-Israel activists try to shut down protests over California bakery honoring Palestinian terrorist

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7/30/2017 at 9:30am
We’ve written before about convicted Palestinian terrorist Rasmea Odeh, a military member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) who murdered two university students, Edward Joffe and Leon Kanner, in 1969 when she put a bomb in a Jerusalem supermarket. She also unsuccessfully tried to bomb the British…
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Engineers Confused by Microaggressions Workshop at Academic Conference

Posted by  ▪  July 30, 2017

“dealing with snowflakes and trigger warnings.”

Engineers Confused by Microaggressions Workshop at Academic Conference

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7/30/2017 at 8:30am
Can you blame these folks for feeling bewildered by a segment on microaggressions at this type of event? Campus Reform reports: Engineers baffled by ‘microaggression’ workshop at conference A recent academic conference on advanced manufacturing techniques was interrupted for an hour-long workshop on microaggressions. Louisiana State University hosted its second annual Consortium for Innovation in…
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Republicans and Repeals Week at Legal Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  July 30, 2017

All the news you may have missed.

Republicans and Repeals Week at Legal Insurrection

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7/30/2017 at 7:30am
It was a very disappointing week for anyone who expected the GOP to deliver on Obamacare. Democrats Turn on John McCain After His Vote to Open Debate Health Care Bill Face it, Republicans Have No Intention of Repealing Obamacare Mika: Too Late to Repeal Obamacare, “Whether You Were for it or…
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Media and Democrats obsessed with Russia. People I meet are focused on the economy and jobs.

Posted by  ▪  July 29, 2017

Anecdotes about Trump’s economy

Media and Democrats obsessed with Russia. People I meet are focused on the economy and jobs.

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7/29/2017 at 9:00pm
I mentioned the other day how a friend, who is a lifelong Democrat and always has been very anti-Trump, expressed complete disgust at the media, particularly the handling of Russia, Media overplaying its anti-Trump hand – statistics and an anecdote about a lifelong Democrat: The conversation was with someone I’ve known for almost…
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Debbie Wasserman Schultz Scandal Highlights Media’s Double Standard

Posted by  ▪  July 29, 2017

Blackout and spin.

Debbie Wasserman Schultz Scandal Highlights Media’s Double Standard

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7/29/2017 at 7:20pm
Former DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz is at the center of a scandal involving her former IT staffer. We covered the scandal in recent posts: FBI Takes Destroyed Hard Drives From Wasserman Schultz’s IT Aides Wasserman Schultz Aide Arrested at Airport, Wired $300K to Pakistan But you’d never know there was a scandal…
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The Law and Charlie Gard

Posted by  ▪  July 29, 2017

Parental rights in the US versus the UK

The Law and Charlie Gard

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7/29/2017 at 5:30pm
As expected, the news has come of the death of Charlie Gard. This sad and troubling case has drawn worldwide discussion, and questions and concerns have been raised about what might happen in a similar case here. Some analogies have been made to the well-known US case of Terry Schiavo, but there were…
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Students Beware: College Loan Debt Never Goes Away

Posted by  ▪  July 29, 2017

“an Internal Revenue Service agent told her the Department of Education (DOE) was “holding back” the $8,220 refund”

Students Beware: College Loan Debt Never Goes Away

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7/29/2017 at 4:00pm
The article from Reuters I’ve excerpted below is a cautionary tale to students and parents. When it comes to college loans, you must borrow wisely. Student loan borrowers, herded into default, face a relentless collector: the U.S. Lakisha Johnson figured all she needed was her 2016 tax refund to get her and her…
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Illinois: Cook County Beverage Tax Will Start on Wednesday

Posted by  ▪  July 29, 2017

A union has proposed even more taxes for Chicago.

Illinois: Cook County Beverage Tax Will Start on Wednesday

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7/29/2017 at 3:30pm
Cook County Circuit Judge Daniel Kubasiak dismissed a challenge to the county’s beverage tax as unconstitutional, which means the tax will go into effect on Wednesday. From The Chicago Tribune: In the immediate aftermath of Friday’s ruling, retailers and beverage industry groups lamented the setback, while health groups and county officials cheered….
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Trump Awards Medal of Valor To Officers Who Responded To The Attempted Assassination Of GOP Congressmen

Posted by  ▪  July 29, 2017

“Great American heroes”

Trump Awards Medal of Valor To Officers Who Responded To The Attempted Assassination Of GOP Congressmen

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7/29/2017 at 2:00pm
I love this story!  Not that you’ll see it in the mainstream media, but President Trump awarded Medals of Valor to each of the law enforcement officers who responded to the Alexandria, Virginia assassination attempt on GOP Congressmen who were practicing for a charity baseball game. Hot Air reports: President Trump held a…
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J. K. Rowling Spreads False Claim About Trump

Posted by  ▪  July 29, 2017

How false narratives about Trump start . . . and spread

J. K. Rowling Spreads False Claim About Trump

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7/29/2017 at 1:30pm
In yet another example of the anti-Trump contingent creating and spreading misleading stories about President Trump, J. K. Rowling has gone on a Twitter tirade about a video that shows Trump supposedly ignoring a child in a wheelchair. What the now-viral video fails to show is that at the beginning of this…
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U. Michigan Hiring Bias Administrator for ‘Cultural Appropriation Prevention’

Posted by  ▪  July 29, 2017

“comes with a starting salary range of $46,000 – $57,000”

U. Michigan Hiring Bias Administrator for ‘Cultural Appropriation Prevention’

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7/29/2017 at 12:00pm
Academia is overloading itself with pointless administrator positions. And then people wonder why tuition keeps rising so much. Campus Reform reports: UMich hiring admin for ‘cultural appropriation prevention’ The University of Michigan is looking for someone to clamp down on “students of concern” and “enact cultural appropriation prevention initiatives.” A job posting on the school’s…
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Germany: Knife-wielding Terrorist Shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ Kills One, Wounds Several More

Posted by  ▪  July 29, 2017

The terrorist is a refugee and, according to local police, a “known Islamist”

Germany: Knife-wielding Terrorist Shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ Kills One, Wounds Several More

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7/29/2017 at 11:30am
A 26-year-old “Palestinian” refugee entered a supermarket in Hamburg, Germany and stabbed one man to death while shouting “Allahu Akbar.”  As he attempted to flee the scene, he stabbed several other persons.  The exact number is not yet clear and reports range from three to six people wounded. Fox News reports: A knife-wielding…
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U. Central Florida Diversity Chair: Trump Supporters Not Welcome on Campus

Posted by  ▪  July 29, 2017

“a known progressive who has a history of making those with differing opinions feel unwelcomed”

U. Central Florida Diversity Chair: Trump Supporters Not Welcome on Campus

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7/29/2017 at 10:00am
Is this even legal? Can you imagine the outcry if a college official anywhere had said such a thing about Obama? Red Alert Politics reported: UCF’s new ‘Diversity Chair’: Trump supporters are not welcome on campus University of Central Florida’s (UCF) Student Government Association (SGA) just appointed a diversity chair who believes that “Trump…
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New York Gov. Cuomo Asks Private Companies to Help Fix Subways

Posted by  ▪  July 29, 2017

Where’s the tax money?

New York Gov. Cuomo Asks Private Companies to Help Fix Subways

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7/29/2017 at 9:30am
Democratic New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has asked the private sector to help foot the bill to fix the subway in New York City. From New York Daily News: “We have to change our attitude. This is our MTA [Metropolitan Transportation Authority], right? This is our transit system,” Cuomo told members of…
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Adults on Campus Week in Higher Education

Posted by  ▪  July 29, 2017

Your weekly report on campus news.

Adults on Campus Week in Higher Education

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7/29/2017 at 7:30am
Many problems in higher education today could be solved if grown ups on campus would take responsibility and stop letting students run the show. Adam Carolla and Ben Shapiro Testify Before Congress on Campus Free Speech Instead, we get pandering. Community College Official Wants to Drop Algebra Requirement Due to Low Pass…
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National Anthem Protests Killed NFL Viewership

Posted by  ▪  July 28, 2017

No one wants social justice mixed with their football

National Anthem Protests Killed NFL Viewership

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7/28/2017 at 7:00pm
We’ve had several discussions on how the over politicalization of sports is killing viewership, putting channels like ESPN in jeopardy. No one wants political toxicity infiltrating America’s favorite past times. And Americans especially tend not to appreciate when anti-patriotic garbage becomes widely accepted in professional sports, like oh, say, NFL players…
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Reince Priebus OUT at White House

Posted by  ▪  July 28, 2017

Looks like The Mooch got his man

Reince Priebus OUT at White House

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7/28/2017 at 5:09pm
Reince Priebus, Trump’s Chief of Staff, no longer has that position. He is being replaced by General (and Secretary of Homeland Security) John Kelly. Trump announced the move in a series of tweets: https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/891040645581873152 How things have changed. Here’s Trump’s tribute to Reince election night: https://youtu.be/Wn9_z0e819U?t=11m57s The removal comes just a day after one of the…
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