For this selfie, I stood accused of cultural “appropriation”

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On the modern campus chock full of microaggression bureaucracies and monitoring, no gesture no matter how small escapes scrutiny.

For this selfie, I stood accused of cultural “appropriation”

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An excellent Open Letter to the President of the Vassar College from a Vassar alumnus, published in the student newspaper, is a must read as to what happened when I spoke at Vassar on “hate speech” and free speech. President Elizabeth Bradley’s response is here.

That letter exchange was the subject of my post, Alum to Vassar College President: “You owe Professor Jacobson a public apology”, which has even more detailed background.

That letter exchange also caused me to go back and look at a letter from the Executive Board of the Vassar Student Association (the student government) to Vassar’s President, demanding my appearance be cancelled. After lodging a series of accusations against me, the VSA letter concluded:

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Rep. Steve King’s “Diversity is not our strength” Tweet and Democrat Politics of Division

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“Assimilation has become a dirty word to the multiculturalist Left.”

Rep. Steve King’s “Diversity is not our strength” Tweet and Democrat Politics of Division

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In one of those odd moments in which a politician accidentally speaks the truth, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in 2010 that multiculturalism had failed.  She said that the idea of various cultures living in harmony, “side-by-side” didn’t work, that it had “utterly failed.”  She’s since changed her tune, of course, but she wasn’t wrong.

Multiculturalism does not, indeed cannot, create a peaceful and happy socio-cultural climate. By its very nature it is about division and disunity, about separating people of various cultures and encouraging them to stay separate from the rest of society.

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http://www.nbcnews.com/politics/politics-news/trump-surprises-first-batch-white-house-visitors-n730111

Great Jobs Report Bad News for Dems: Hispanic Unemployment Rate At Historic Low

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Great Jobs Report Bad News for Dems: Hispanic Unemployment Rate At Historic Low

http://www.nbcnews.com/politics/politics-news/trump-surprises-first-batch-white-house-visitors-n730111
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12/10/2017 at 5:00pm
What do Dems do with identity politics when traditional Dem voter groups are doing great?
 

 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oAOvaa4wyiM

Border Wall Prototype Testing Has Begun

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Border Wall Prototype Testing Has Begun

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oAOvaa4wyiM
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12/10/2017 at 3:00pm
Meanwhile, the Los Angles City Council votes to "require businesses with city contracts to disclose if they are working on Trump's proposed border wall"
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XgVGv5Hf_Dc

Taxpayers Paid $220K to Settle Rep. Alcee Hastings Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

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Taxpayers Paid $220K to Settle Rep. Alcee Hastings Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XgVGv5Hf_Dc
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12/10/2017 at 1:00pm
Apparently he had NO idea that we paid this settlement.
 
https://youtu.be/sRK1nI8wyp8

College Republicans Ejected from Fordham U. Coffee Shop Over MAGA Hats

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College Republicans Ejected from Fordham U. Coffee Shop Over MAGA Hats

https://youtu.be/sRK1nI8wyp8
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"you are wearing hats that completely violate safe space policy"
 
 

Synagogue firebombed in Göteborg, as Islamic battle cry heard at ‘Days of Rage’ in European cities

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Synagogue firebombed in Göteborg, as Islamic battle cry heard at ‘Days of Rage’ in European cities

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"Jews, remember Khaybar, the army of Muhammad is returning"
 
 

Historic Firsts Week at Legal Insurrection

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Historic Firsts Week at Legal Insurrection

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12/10/2017 at 7:30am
All the news you may have missed.
 
 
https://www.cnbc.com/video/2014/12/31/cali-egg-rules.html

13 States ask SCOTUS to block California egg law

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13 States ask SCOTUS to block California egg law

https://www.cnbc.com/video/2014/12/31/cali-egg-rules.html
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12/9/2017 at 9:15pm
Claim California law that requires any eggs sold there to come from hens that have space to stretch out in their cages violates interstate commerce clause.
 
https://twitter.com/MooreSenate and https://twitter.com/GDouglasJones

Alabama Senate: Jones Mails Bizarre Racial Flier as Moore Leads in Polls

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Alabama Senate: Jones Mails Bizarre Racial Flier as Moore Leads in Polls

https://twitter.com/MooreSenate and https://twitter.com/GDouglasJones
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12/9/2017 at 7:30pm
“It’s way bigger than Roy Moore...It is the direction of our country.”
 

Supreme Ct blocks order that Trump Admin turn over DACA legal advice docs

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Supreme Ct blocks order that Trump Admin turn over DACA legal advice docs

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12/9/2017 at 6:00pm
Justices 5-4 stay unusual order, with liberal Justices writing 10-page dissent.
 
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t8qsHPTz0pU

Iraq Prime Minister Declares Victory Over ISIS

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Iraq Prime Minister Declares Victory Over ISIS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t8qsHPTz0pU
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12/9/2017 at 4:36pm
"Our heroic armed forces have now secured the entire length of the Iraq-Syria border."
 
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ccfzqp3mVe4

As California burns, President Trump approves emergency declaration

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As California burns, President Trump approves emergency declaration

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ccfzqp3mVe4
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12/9/2017 at 3:00pm
Thousands of Californians have been evacuated as firefighters struggle to contain wind-swept flames.
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LsglhnKQ8cc

VIDEO: Nikki Haley defends America and Israel over Jerusalem at UN Security Council

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VIDEO: Nikki Haley defends America and Israel over Jerusalem at UN Security Council

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LsglhnKQ8cc
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12/9/2017 at 1:00pm
"The United States no longer stands by when Israel is unfairly attacked in the United Nations."
 

Woman Gets Probation in January 2017 Chicago Facebook Torture Case

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Woman Gets Probation in January 2017 Chicago Facebook Torture Case

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12/9/2017 at 11:00am
"terms of the plea agreement bars Covington from using social media for four years"
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEs92eut4Lc

Female Aides Believe Franks Wanted to Have Sex With Them, Offered $5 Million to Carry Baby

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Female Aides Believe Franks Wanted to Have Sex With Them, Offered $5 Million to Carry Baby

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEs92eut4Lc
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12/9/2017 at 9:00am
Franks resigned on Friday.
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDYNVH0U3cs

Proving Our Point Week in Higher Education

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Proving Our Point Week in Higher Education

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDYNVH0U3cs
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12/9/2017 at 7:30am
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