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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Judge Dismisses Lawsuit from College Student Hit by Car While Protesting Trump

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Posted by    Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/18/2019 at 12:00pm
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In November of 2016 right after the election, students at UC San Diego tried to take over a freeway at night while protesting Trump. A girl was hit by a car and then tried to sue the school. A judge just told her that’s not going to fly.

The College Fix

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Colorado State ‘Inclusive Language Guide’ Says Avoid Words ‘America’ and ‘American’

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Posted by    Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 10:00am 7/18/2019 at 10:00am

The left does things like this and then acts shocked when people accuse them of hating America.

Campus Reform reports:

Colorado State: ‘Avoid’ using ‘Americans,’ ‘America’

Colorado State University claims that “American” is a non-inclusive word that should be avoided.

CSU’s online Inclusive Language Guide, compiled by the school’s Inclusive Communications Task Force, lists certain...

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“Noose” Found At U. Michigan Hospital Turns Out Not To Be A Noose

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Posted by    Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 9:00am 7/18/2019 at 9:00am
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A few weeks ago, the University of Michigan Hospital launched an investigation after a supposed noose was found on an employee’s desk. Now the investigation has concluded after finding that it wasn’t a noose at all.

Is anyone surprised?

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Struggling Hampshire College Hires New President With a Conservative Background

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Posted by    Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 8:00am 7/18/2019 at 8:00am
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How fascinating. A left wing school facing closure turns to someone with a conservative background. It says a lot, doesn’t it?

Forbes reports:

Struggling Hampshire College Hires A New President From A Conservative B...

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New York University Offers Free Legal Counsel to Illegal Immigrant Students and Staff

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/17/2019 at 12:00pm

Shouldn’t schools that do this sort of thing be cut off from federal funds?

Campus Reform reports:

DeBlasio’s alma mater offers free legal counsel to illegal students, employees

New York University spoke out against immigration enforcement over the weekend amid mounting anticipation of ICE raids, offering free legal counsel to students and employees at...

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New Owners of Closed College in NH Thought They Were Buying an Operating School

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 10:00am 7/17/2019 at 10:00am

Oops. How is it possible that this didn’t come up during the sales process?

The Union Leader reports:

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Bernie Sanders Says Medicare for All Would Cost Jaw-Dropping $40 Trillion Dollars

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 9:00am 7/17/2019 at 9:00am
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Bernie Sanders was interviewed by the Washington Post on Tuesday and when asked what the price of his Medicare-for-all plan would be, he casually answered that it would be 30 to 40 trillion over ten years.

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Baylor University Allows LGBT Student Group to Break Rules Enforced for Conservatives

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 8:00am 7/17/2019 at 8:00am

The people who scream the loudest about equality are allowed to operate by their own special set of rules. What a surprise.

The College Fix reports:

LGBT activists permitted to break rules at Baylor University, conservative students are not

In the wake of Matt Walsh’s pro-traditional morality speech on campus last April, Baylor University...

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Pete Buttigieg Embraces the Idea of Student Loan Debt Cancellation

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/16/2019 at 12:00pm
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Pete Buttigieg has stagnated in the polls and the media isn’t paying as much attention to him as they did a few months ago. This is an attempt to stay relevant.

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U. Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Gender and Women’s Studies Dept. Shares ‘ICE Raid Toolkit’

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 10:00am 7/16/2019 at 10:00am

This is further proof that the gender studies departments of many universities tend to attract the most radical of the left.

Campus Reform reports:

Public university shares “Toolkit” to combat ‘Trump’s deportation machinery’

The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign’s Gender and Women’s Studies department advertised an “ICE Raid Toolkit” meant to aid illegal immigrants in...

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Poll Finds Socialism is Popular Among Philosophy Majors

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 8:00am 7/16/2019 at 8:00am

This isn’t surprising. It’s hard to find an honest job as a philosopher.

Newsweek reports:

Almost 80 Percent of Philosophy Majors Favor Socialism, Poll Finds

verall, socialism isn’t winning over the majority...

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Joe Biden to Run on Obamacare, Repeats Lie About Keeping Your Plan

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 7:00am 7/16/2019 at 7:00am
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While speaking at forum for AARP in Iowa this weekend, Joe Biden revealed his plan for healthcare, which would be based on Obamacare. At one point, he told the crowd with a straight face, “If you like your plan, you can keep your plan.”

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VIDEO: Doing Stand-Up Comedy on a Liberal College Campus

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Posted by    Monday, July 15, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/15/2019 at 12:00pm
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This video was made in 2015, but I recently saw it for the first time on Twitter. The subject matter is still as relevant today as it was then, and it’s pretty funny.

Over the years, we’ve highlighted the fact that many college campuses can no longer handle comedy, because social justice...

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Scholars Publish Book Warning of Consequences of Transgender Ideology

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Posted by    Monday, July 15, 2019 at 10:00am 7/15/2019 at 10:00am

Putting out a book like this takes serious guts. It’ll likely be attacked as hate speech, even though it’s based in common sense.

The College Fix reports:

Scholars’ new book questions transgender ideology

A new book from a group of academics offers a “dramatic intervention” into the prevailing narrative surrounding transgenderism.

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St. Bonaventure University Asks Judge to Dismiss Lawsuit from Wiccan Professor

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Posted by    Monday, July 15, 2019 at 8:00am 7/15/2019 at 8:00am

This is an update to a story we ran last month. It’s an interesting case.

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Student Attacked for Conservative Activism at Bentley University

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Posted by    Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 1:30pm 7/14/2019 at 1:30pm

The student was collecting signatures to bring a FOX News host to campus. What a crime.

The College Fix reports:

Bentley University student attacked for conservative activism

A conservative student was assaulted while gathering signatures for a Fox News host to come to his campus. The attack occurred earlier this year and is only...

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Analysis Finds College Students Know Very Little About How Financial Aid Works

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Posted by    Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 11:30am 7/14/2019 at 11:30am

This is one of the factors contributing to the massive and growing problem of student loan debt.

Bloomberg reports:

Aspiring College Students Know ‘Shockingly’ Little About Financial Aid

High school students know very little about how financial aid works, according to a new analysis.

An overwhelming majority of 11th and 12th graders (from 73% to...

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