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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Students With Nontraditional Gender Identities Report More Mental Health Issues

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Posted by    Monday, August 19, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/19/2019 at 12:00pm

It would be interesting to know how many of these students had traditional gender identities before college.

MedPage Today reports:

78% of Non-Cisgender College Students Report Mental Health Symptoms

College students with nontraditional gender identities reported two to four times as many symptoms of mental health conditions as cisgender students, according to cross-sectional...

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Social Justice Courses and Majors Becoming the Norm at Many Colleges

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Posted by    Monday, August 19, 2019 at 10:00am 8/19/2019 at 10:00am

The implementation of a social justice curriculum took less than a decade and it didn’t happen by accident.

Campus Reform reports:

‘Social justice’ majors, courses, events are new norm on college campuses

Social justice majors and other social justice-themed activities are becoming an increasingly regular occurrence on college...

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Mom Claims Son’s Virginia Tech Orientation Was Full of Leftist Propaganda

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Posted by    Monday, August 19, 2019 at 8:00am 8/19/2019 at 8:00am

This concerned mother shares the anxiety of many parents sending their kids off to college.

She writes at the Federalist:

My Son’s Freshman Orientation At Virginia Tech Was Full Of Leftist Propaganda

Are taxpayers funding academic institutions to indoctrinate our kids? That disturbing and irresistible question plagued me during the long drive home last...

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Michigan State Issues Insane Recommendation on Trigger Warnings

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Posted by    Sunday, August 18, 2019 at 1:30pm 8/18/2019 at 1:30pm

Even the word “but” is a trigger. This is madness.

The College Fix reports:

Michigan State orders student employees not to say ‘but’ – it’s triggering

Don’t “apologize” to customers. Don’t tell them it’s “no problem” to handle their concerns. Don’t even use the word “but”!

These are some of the trigger words that Michigan...

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Prof Fired by Johns Hopkins for Standing up to Protesters Turns Down Facebook Job

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Posted by    Sunday, August 18, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/18/2019 at 12:00pm

The saga of former Johns Hopkins professor Daniel Povey is a fascinating glimpse into the world of campus protest culture and what can happen to those who stand up to it.

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Student Govt. President Faces Calls for Removal After Urging Respect for Others’ Opinions

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Posted by    Sunday, August 18, 2019 at 11:30am 8/18/2019 at 11:30am

The left doesn’t want to have a discussion. They believe they are right and that’s the end of it.

Campus Reform reports:

Student gov president faces calls for removal after asking people to respect others’ opinions

A Texas student government president faced backlash after asking people to respect the free expression of opinions.

Mohamed AbdelGilil,...

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Timeline Chronicles the Fall of the College of New Rochelle

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Posted by    Sunday, August 18, 2019 at 9:30am 8/18/2019 at 9:30am

The College of New Rochelle is now closed. This timeline explains how it happened.

From Lohud:

Timeline: The collapse of the College of New Rochelle

Oct. 16, 2016
President Judith Huntington submits her resignation to the College of New Rochelle’s board of trustees.

Oct. 18, 2016
The College of New Rochelle announces Huntington’s resignation and an internal...

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The Left Resists Reality Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by    Sunday, August 18, 2019 at 8:00am 8/18/2019 at 8:00am

This week the squad provided a side-show to the ongoing train wreck of the Democratic primary.

Speaking of the Democratic primary.

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NC State Vice Chancellor Resigns Over Old Tweets Calling Republicans KKK and Nazis

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Posted by    Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 1:30pm 8/17/2019 at 1:30pm

It’s somewhat surprising that he resigned. People who work in academia say things like this all the time.

Campus Reform reports:

NC State vice chancellor steps down after tweets calling Republicans ‘KKK’ members, ‘neo-nazis’ surface

North Carolina State University Vice-Chancellor Mike Mullen has stepped down after the North Carolina State College Republicans called for...

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Rachel Maddow Smears Trump Judicial Nominee as Racist by Misrepresenting Law Review Article

https://youtu.be/tznHwD66yQ0
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Posted by    Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/17/2019 at 12:00pm
https://youtu.be/tznHwD66yQ0

The liberal media has completely abandoned the Trump Russia conspiracy and has moved on to promoting a false narrative about white supremacy. Rachel Maddow is clearly on board, and she used her platform to falsely smear a Trump judicial nominee this week.

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Professor Explains Why He Carries a Gun on Campus

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Posted by    Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 11:30am 8/17/2019 at 11:30am

Timothy H. Hsiao is a professor at Grantham University, Park University, and Johnson County Community College.

He writes at the Federalist:

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Professor Exonerated After Criticism for Using N-Word While Discussing James Baldwin Literature

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Posted by    Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 9:30am 8/17/2019 at 9:30am

This is a happy ending to a crazy story. She should never have been criticized in the first place.

The FIRE blog

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Constitutional Studies Week in Higher Education

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Posted by    Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 8:03am 8/17/2019 at 8:03am

In the wake of the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, the issue of campus carry is coming back into focus.

Th...

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Study Finds Graduation Rates are Rising Because College is Getting Easier

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Posted by    Friday, August 16, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/16/2019 at 12:00pm

We now have professors arguing that grades shouldn’t be given, so why should this surprise anyone?

The Federalist reports:

Study: More Students Are Graduating College Because It’s Gotten Easier

In the 1990s, only 40 percent of students who entered a four-year state college graduated within the next six years. In the 2000s, that six-year...

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Funny Video: Watch The University of Texas Football Team Get Hypnotized

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Posted by    Friday, August 16, 2019 at 10:00am 8/16/2019 at 10:00am

This is pretty good stuff. They brought in a hypnotist as part of a team building exercise.

The Loop reports:

University of Texas football team gets hypnotized, and the results are hilarious

The University of Texas football team took place in an unusual team-building exercise this week. Instead of...

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CUNY Prof Says “Ideology of Racialized Terrorism” is Responsibility of All White People

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Posted by    Friday, August 16, 2019 at 8:00am 8/16/2019 at 8:00am

Imagine a professor saying “all” people of any other race were responsible for such a thing. People would lose their minds.

The College Fix reports:

CUNY adjunct professor: All white people responsible for ‘ideology of racialized terrorism’

An adjunct professor from City University of New York says the “ideology of racialized terrorism” is the...

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Trump Reportedly Wants to Buy Greenland for the United States

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Posted by    Friday, August 16, 2019 at 7:00am 8/16/2019 at 7:00am
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President Donald Trump reportedly wants to acquire Greenland for the United States. Your eyes have not deceived you.

This is real. Can you even imagine the ramifications of such a thing? It’s hard to comprehend.

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