About: Mike LaChance

Mike LaChance is also known as “Aleister.” He is a Generation X libertarian originally known for his blog American Glob. He has also written for the Center for Security Policy, the Gateway Pundit, Breitbart and others.

He covers higher education and politics for Legal Insurrection and is also the editor of American Lookout.

Follow him on Twitter @MikeLaChance33




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Cambridge Leftists Remove ‘Offensive’ Massachusetts State Flag from City Hall

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Posted by    Friday, May 24, 2019 at 1:00pm 5/24/2019 at 1:00pm
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Officials in Cambridge, MA, which is known for its progressive politics, have removed the Massachusetts state flag from city hall. The flag features an image of the Native American leader Massasoit (aka Ousamequin) with the arm of Myles Standish holding a sword at the top.

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U. Pennsylvania Study Finds America is Less Racist Under Trump

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Posted by    Friday, May 24, 2019 at 12:00pm 5/24/2019 at 12:00pm
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This defies the Democrat media narrative and will likely be ignored as a result.

The College Fix reports:

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Three Female Students Suing Yale Over Alleged Sexual Discrimination

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Posted by    Friday, May 24, 2019 at 10:00am 5/24/2019 at 10:00am

The lawsuit takes direct aim at off-campus fraternities and alleges that these organizations make the school a dangerous place.

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Keystone College Cutting Majors and Laying off Staff

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Posted by    Friday, May 24, 2019 at 8:00am 5/24/2019 at 8:00am

Another small private college making cuts, for the purpose of sustainability.

WNEP News reports:

Keystone College to Eliminate Two Majors, Layoff Employees

Keystone College has announced plans to layoff professors and eliminate programs as part of a campus-wide realignment.

The college near Factoryville is done for the semester but administrators rolled out plans that will...

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Survey: 41 Percent of College Students Don’t Believe ‘Hate Speech’ Should be Protected

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Posted by    Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 12:00pm 5/23/2019 at 12:00pm

The First Amendment exists to protect speech we don’t like. Also, who decides what qualifies as hate speech?

Campus Reform reports:

Disturbing number of students say hate speech is not free speech, report says

A new report has revealed that support of the First Amendment among college students seems to be decreasing, as nearly...

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More Colleges Experiencing a Decrease in Enrollment

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Posted by    Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 10:00am 5/23/2019 at 10:00am

The announced closing of several small colleges already this year should serve as a warning. Things have to change.

The Chronicle of Higher Education reports:

Enrollment Shortfalls Spread to More Colleges

A broad swath of private colleges across the Northeast and mid-Atlantic regions are expected to miss their enrollment goals for the fall semester....

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Is it Time to Stick a Fork in Beto’s 2020 Campaign?

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Posted by    Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 9:00am 5/23/2019 at 9:00am
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Just a few months ago, people were saying Beto O’Rourke might be the “white Obama.” Now he is watching his support and momentum collapse. If the ratings for his CNN town hall event this week are any indication of his future, it might be time for him to c...

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Struggling Hampshire College Launches Search for New President

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Posted by    Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 8:00am 5/23/2019 at 8:00am
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The last president resigned abruptly in April. The person who takes on this role will have their work cut out for them.

Mass Live reports:

Hampshire College begins search for president

Financially struggling Hampshire College is seeking a new president, who would be...

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More Than 75 Universities Now Hold Black-Only Graduation Ceremonies

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 12:00pm 5/22/2019 at 12:00pm

Higher education is embracing segregation. How is this not perceived as backwards?

The College Fix reports:

More than 75 universities now host blacks-only graduation ceremonies

This month and next dozens of universities across the nation, from private top-tier schools to public state institutions, will host segregated graduation ceremonies and celebrations for their black graduates.

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Ted Cruz Investigating Alleged Faith Based Discrimination at Yale

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 10:00am 5/22/2019 at 10:00am
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Ted Cruz is an excellent person to have as an ally in a case like this.

Campus Reform reports:

Cruz closes in on Yale, demands key docs on alleged faith discrimination

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is investigating Yale Law school claiming that the institution has unconstitutionally discriminated against students espousing “traditional Christian views.”

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Feel the Bern: New Gallup Poll Finds 40 Percent of Americans Support Socialism

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 9:00am 5/22/2019 at 9:00am
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Support for socialism in America used to belong to the far left fringe, but a new poll from Gallup indicates that socialism has gained acceptance in recent years.

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Requests for Emotional Support Animals Skyrocket at American Colleges and Universities

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 8:00am 5/22/2019 at 8:00am

People have exploited and abused the concept of emotional support animals because they just want their pets with them at all times.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Dog Days in Dorms

Most students know the list of items they can’t bring into a university dormitory. They can’t haul in their own beds. They can’t set...

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URI Co-Sponsors Conference on ‘Social Justice in Higher Education’

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 12:00pm 5/21/2019 at 12:00pm

The conference agenda reads like a parody of the left.

Campus Reform reports:

Public univ. sponsors social justice conference to address ‘white accountability,’ ‘microaggressions’

The University of Rhode Island sponsored a “Social Justice in Higher Education” conference, with speakers discussing topics such as “White Accountability,” “Addressing Microaggressions,” and more.

The conference was put on Wednesday...

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New Study Claims Democrats Over-Reported Stress After the 2016 Election

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 10:00am 5/21/2019 at 10:00am
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If you remember the insanity that unfolded on American college campuses, you might dispute the findings of this study.

The College Fix reports:

Study claims Democrats ‘over-reported’ mental stress following 2016 election

Remember studies like this one which showed some 25 percent of those surveyed reported “clinically significant” stress levels due to Donald...

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Loretta Lynch Denies Telling James Comey to Call Hillary Investigation a “Matter” – Someone is Lying

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 9:00am 5/21/2019 at 9:00am
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Former FBI director James Comey is on the record, claiming that he was told by then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch to classify the Hillary email investigation as a “matter” rather than an “investigation.” A newly released transcript of Loretta Lynch’s testimony contradicts that account.

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Op-Ed Calls Elizabeth Warren’s Free College Plan a Form of Vote Shopping

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 8:00am 5/21/2019 at 8:00am
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It’s difficult to disagree with this point.

Vicki Alger writes at the Sun Sentinel:

Democratic presidential candidate Warren shopping for votes with college free-for-all plan

There’s no such thing as a free lunch, or free college. But that reality hasn’t stopped Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts from touting her trillion-dollar-plus plan.

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Morehouse College Commencement Speaker Paying Student Loans for Class of 2019

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Posted by    Monday, May 20, 2019 at 12:00pm 5/20/2019 at 12:00pm

He announced this during his commencement speech, to deafening cheers, no doubt.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported:

Morehouse commencement speaker to pay off Class of 2019’s student loans

Billionaire Robert F. Smith, who received an honorary doctorate at Morehouse College’s Sunday morning graduation exercises, had already announced a $1.5 million gift to the school.

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