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Oberlin “Choir” Puts Christina Hoff Sommers Controversy to Music

Posted by  ▪  May 10, 2015

Please keep them from the real world.

Oberlin “Choir” Puts Christina Hoff Sommers Controversy to Music

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5/10/2015 at 11:02am
We previously reported on how Oberlin Radical Feminists Freak Out at Christina Hoff Sommers: In the Oberlin Review radical feminists responded to Sommers’ upcoming speech with an OpEd, “A Love Letter to Themselves.” In this love letter, they accuse Sommers of being a “rape denialist” and proceeded to list her “offenses” to…
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Jeb Bush Right to Rise

Jeb’s Super PAC to Meet $100 Million Goal

Posted by  ▪  May 10, 2015

Can he “spend his way to the win”?

Jeb’s Super PAC to Meet $100 Million Goal

Jeb Bush Right to Rise
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5/10/2015 at 9:30am
Jeb Bush’s super PAC expects to raise $100 million by the end of this month.  According to Politico: Jeb Bush is putting in motion an ambitious plan to develop a super PAC that would be unprecedented in its size and scope — a blueprint growing in scale and intensity as he nears…
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LI #04 Happy Mother's Day

Isn’t hating Mother’s Day anti-woman?

Posted by  ▪  May 10, 2015

Anne Lamott should rethink her anti-Mother’s Day screed!

Isn’t hating Mother’s Day anti-woman?

LI #04 Happy Mother's Day
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5/10/2015 at 7:30am
As I was preparing for my Mother’s Day vacation getaway, this tweet came across my screen: A worthy question, as I thought progressives would be positively joyful at this point in the “Hope and Change” presidency. However, they seem to be clinging to their bitterness. Following the social media trail, it turns out…
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London Protests Get Tories Out

Tory! Tory! Tory! Election losers sneak attack on London

Posted by  ▪  May 9, 2015

Deface Women’s WWII War Monument, and other stuff.

Tory! Tory! Tory! Election losers sneak attack on London

London Protests Get Tories Out
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5/9/2015 at 9:00pm
David Cameron’s Conservative Party surprisingly won an absolute majority in the British parliament. Best of all, George Galloway and his merry band of Jew-baiters and anti-Israel maniacs were voted out. With a Conservative Party majority, welfare and other fiscal reforms should pass. That has the sore election losers unhappy. Needless to say, not all…
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FDNY lower standards

Woman Becomes NY Firefighter After Failing Fitness Test

Posted by  ▪  May 9, 2015

Qualified female firefighters “pissed” about special treatment

Woman Becomes NY Firefighter After Failing Fitness Test

FDNY lower standards
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5/9/2015 at 7:15pm
In 2011, the DOJ ordered the Dayton Police Department and the Fire Department of New York to lower the required test scores of minorities after too many failed to pass the existing exams, and in 2013, the Marines changed their fitness requirement for women after the majority of female recruits were…
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Copenhagen buses BDS boycott Israel graffiti

Copenhagen buses torched, painted with anti-Israel boycott graffiti

Posted by  ▪  May 9, 2015

Police suspect Boycott movement motive

Copenhagen buses torched, painted with anti-Israel boycott graffiti

Copenhagen buses BDS boycott Israel graffiti
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5/9/2015 at 5:30pm
It seems that every week there are one or more news stories about anti-Israel violence in Europe, frequently tied to the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, as with attacks in Paris. Here is the latest episode, in which four Copenhagen buses were torched, and another painted with “Boycott Israel – Free…
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Bill Clinton Admits What Many of Us Already Knew

Posted by  ▪  May 9, 2015

There are two sets of rules

Bill Clinton Admits What Many of Us Already Knew

Bill Clinton pic
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5/9/2015 at 4:00pm
Bill Clinton spoke on behalf of the Clinton Foundation at an event in Morocco this week and made a rather revealing comment about the standards applied to people in politics compared to average Americans. Transcript via Real Clear Politics: MOROCCAN BILLIONAIRE MO IBRAHIM: I opened the newspaper and I was shocked to see…
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de Blasio progressive spokesman

Bill de Blasio Set to Introduce Progressive “Contract With America”

Posted by  ▪  May 9, 2015

Positioning himself as “spokesman” of the progressive movement

Bill de Blasio Set to Introduce Progressive “Contract With America”

de Blasio progressive spokesman
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5/9/2015 at 2:00pm
Last year marked the twenty-year anniversary of Newt Gingrich’s “Contract with America” that is often credited with helping usher in the 1994 Republican Revolution.  The Gingrich “Contract with America” was a simple, straightforward list of major reforms Republicans promised to introduce and bring up for a vote should they take control…
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Mosby microphones arrogant

Freddie Gray Case: Detailed Analysis of Motion to Recuse Prosecutor

Posted by  ▪  May 9, 2015

Motion for Recusal details Mosby’s many incontrovertible conflicts of interest

Freddie Gray Case: Detailed Analysis of Motion to Recuse Prosecutor

Mosby microphones arrogant
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5/9/2015 at 12:00pm
One week ago yesterday Maryland State Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby brought a plethora of charges–including second-degree depraved-heart murder, manslaughter, and assault–against six Baltimore police officers accused in the death of Freddie Gray. Yesterday, one week to the day after the charges were brought, the defense lawyers collectively filed a motion to dismiss these…
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Pamela Geller

Who is defending Pam Geller’s liberty?

Posted by  ▪  May 9, 2015

Free Speech Makes Strange Bedfellows.

Who is defending Pam Geller’s liberty?

Pamela Geller
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5/9/2015 at 10:15am
The Pamela Geller incident, and the reaction to it amongst pundits and the press, has demonstrated some disturbing yet important truths. Mainly, it has highlighted how many people are willing to offer what Salman Rushdie called (in the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo murders) the “Yes, but…” defense of free…
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CI 5.9.15

Janitorial Studies Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  May 9, 2015

Your weekly dispatch from the world of higher education.

Janitorial Studies Week at College Insurrection

CI 5.9.15
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5/9/2015 at 8:30am
There’s no shame in being a janitor; it’s a hard job. If these students waste their college years on protests, they might find that out firsthand. Tufts Students Stage Hunger Strike Over Cuts to Janitorial Staff Tufts University Students on Hunger Strike Upset With University Response If that happens, privilege will be the least…
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stop net neutrality

FCC doubles down on Net Neutrality

Posted by  ▪  May 9, 2015

Rollout begins…unless a judge acts

FCC doubles down on Net Neutrality

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5/9/2015 at 7:00am
If activists want to stop the rollout of the new net neutrality rules, they’re going to have to use the courts to do it. Since the FCC first announced that it had approved a new set of regulations governing internet providers, those providers have been trying to find a way to…
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Freddie Gray family lawyer William Murphy

Freddie Gray case: Defense files motion to remove prosecutor

Posted by  ▪  May 8, 2015

Recusal…or court order?

Freddie Gray case: Defense files motion to remove prosecutor

Freddie Gray family lawyer William Murphy
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5/8/2015 at 7:40pm
CNN reports that attorneys for the six Baltimore police officers charged by Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby in the death of Freddie Gray have filed a lengthy motion in Baltimore City District Court to have Mosby removed from the case–either by her recusal or by court order. The motion–which I have not yet seen,…
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Free the Bowdoin Boycotters! (from their own intellectual prison)

Posted by  ▪  May 8, 2015

My column at National Review: “Brainwashed at Bowdoin”

Free the Bowdoin Boycotters! (from their own intellectual prison)

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5/8/2015 at 5:45pm
Readers are aware that Bowdoin College in Maine recently held a student body referendum for a full academic and cultural boycott of Israel. It failed miserably. I have a post at National Review looking back on the referendum, and how the SJP boycotters are doubling-down on their absolutist view of the conflict, Brainwashed…
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Illinois Sup Ct – State retirees can keep their annual compounded COLAs

Posted by  ▪  May 8, 2015

2011 Pension Reform thrown out – Illinois taxpayers will pay the price, and soon.

Illinois Sup Ct – State retirees can keep their annual compounded COLAs

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5/8/2015 at 4:15pm
Hey, remember when I wrote in February 2011 how state employees accused Scott Walker of being Hitler because he wanted to scale back state employee unions? First They Came For The Right To Retire After 30 Years On Full Salary With COLAs. Welcome to Illinois, where in 2011 the legislature made a…
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Celebrating VE Day

Posted by  ▪  May 8, 2015

Seventy years ago today

Celebrating VE Day

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5/8/2015 at 2:55pm
Today marks the 70th anniversary of VE Day (Victory in Europe Day), when the Nazi’s surrendered to allied forces and Russia, ending World War II’s European front. The battle for the Pacific would not be won until later that year, on August 14. The world celebrated the end to the…
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Cleveland Cavaliers apologize for insensitive video domestic violence thorws girl

The Cleveland Cavaliers apologized for this video

Posted by  ▪  May 8, 2015

Do you think they were right?

The Cleveland Cavaliers apologized for this video

Cleveland Cavaliers apologize for insensitive video domestic violence thorws girl
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5/8/2015 at 1:15pm
Not even basketball is immune from feelings these days. There’s an entire discussion to be had about the wussification of sports, but we’ll save that for another time. According to CNN, the following video was played during a time out at Wednesday’s game against the Chicago Bulls. A poorly produced spo…
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