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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VIDEO: Seattle City Council Members Show Passive-Aggressive Contempt For Speaker at Public Hearing

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Posted by    Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 2:00pm 3/23/2019 at 2:00pm
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Members of Seattle’s City Council seem to have forgotten that they are servants of the public. During a recent public hearing, a man wanted to make a statement. The open contempt the members of the council showed to this man was astounding.
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College of St. Joseph to Close After Spring 2019 Semester

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Posted by    Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 1:30pm 3/23/2019 at 1:30pm

It’s sad to see this happening to another American school, but you can’t fight reality.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Another Vermont College Will Close

The College of St. Joseph, in Vermont, announced Thursday that it will shut down at the end of the semester.

The college has been struggling for the last year, most recently...

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NYU Study Recommends Providing Government Benefits to Illegal Immigrants

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Posted by    Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 11:30am 3/23/2019 at 11:30am

This sounds a lot like the platform of the Democratic party. Must be a coincidence.

Campus Reform reports:

NYU study advocates providing government benefits to illegal aliens

A new study released by the Institute of Human Development...

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Course on ‘American Political Thought’ at CU Denver Removes White Men from Curriculum

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Posted by    Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 9:30am 3/23/2019 at 9:30am

Try this with any other group in society and watch what happens.

The College Fix reports:

‘American Political Thought’ course at CU Denver removes all white men from curriculum

I can clearly recall the first day of class a few semesters ago when I eagerly began a course called “American Political Thought” at the...

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Protecting Free Speech Week in Higher Education

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Posted by    Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 8:00am 3/23/2019 at 8:00am
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It’ll be fascinating to see what effect Trump’s recent executive order will have on matters of free speech on campus. Just the fact that he put a spotlight on it may have some impact.

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Amherst College Creates ‘Common Language Document’ for Students

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Posted by    Friday, March 22, 2019 at 12:00pm 3/22/2019 at 12:00pm

If this isn’t political indoctrination, what is?

The Daily Wire reports:

Amherst College Releases Insane ‘Common Language Document’

On Wednesday, Amherst College in Massachusetts released a new “Common Language Document” for its students which lays out “def...

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NYU Journalism School Hires Former New Yorker Writer Who Falsely Claimed ICE Agent Had Nazi Tattoo

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Posted by    Friday, March 22, 2019 at 10:00am 3/22/2019 at 10:00am

What a sterling example of why trust in the press is at such a record low. She’s going to teach a course about reporting on the “far right.”

The Wrap reports:

NYU Journalism School Hires Ex-New Yorker Fact Checker Who Falsely Said ICE Agent Had Nazi Tattoo

New York University h...

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Major Obama Fundraisers and a Former Obama Aide Embrace Beto for 2020

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Posted by    Friday, March 22, 2019 at 9:00am 3/22/2019 at 9:00am
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What Beto O’Rourke lacks in policy chops, he seems to make up for in fundraising abilities. During the 2018 midterms he amassed a war chest of $80 million dollars. After officially launching his 2020 presidential bid, he raked in over $6 million in 24 hours.

Now Beto has attracted some of Obama’s...

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Conservative Christian Student Blocked from Serving in Student Govt. at UMass Amherst

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Posted by    Friday, March 22, 2019 at 8:00am 3/22/2019 at 8:00am

There was actually applause after his nomination was rejected. What bias?

The College Fix reports:

Conservative Christian student blocked from serving on student government at UMass Amherst

The student government association at UMass Amherst recently voted to reject a conservative Christian student from serving as a senator even though there were active vacancies to...

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University in the UK Cancels Jordan Peterson’s Visiting Fellowship for Not Being Inclusive

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Posted by    Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 12:00pm 3/21/2019 at 12:00pm
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In other words, Peterson is being excluded for not being inclusive. You couldn’t make this up.

Robby Soave reports at Reason:

University of Cambridge Cancels Jordan Peterson’s Visiting Fellowship Because He Is Not ‘Inclusive’

Jordan Peterson, the University of Toronto psychologist known for criticizing political correctness, announced Monday that he would be a visiting...

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Telling Jokes at Portland State Could Get You Reported to the Bias Response Team

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Posted by    Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 10:00am 3/21/2019 at 10:00am

We should make George Orwell’s 1984 required reading at all colleges. People don’t seem to understand they’re living it.

The College Fix reports:

Making jokes at Portland State gets you reported to...

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Rep. James Clyburn Compares Trump’s Rise to Hitler: “Greatest Threats to Democracy of My Lifetime”

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Posted by    Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 9:00am 3/21/2019 at 9:00am
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Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC) compared President Donald Trump to Hitler in a recent interview with NBC. It’s amazing that Democrats can say things like this and it goes completely unchallenged.

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Lawsuit: Conservative Student Claims He Was Forced to Advocate Liberal Policies

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Posted by    Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 8:00am 3/21/2019 at 8:00am

This happened years ago at Rhode Island College, but it’s just heading to court now.

Ashe Schow reports at the Daily Wire:

College Forced Conservative To Advocate Liberal Causes. Now The Case Is Going To A Jury.

William Felkner was once a graduate student at Rhode Island College (RIC), working toward a degree from...

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New Research Finds Trigger Warnings Have ‘Little Effect’

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 12:00pm 3/20/2019 at 12:00pm

Is anyone surprised by this? Should anyone who claims to need trigger warnings be in college in the first place?

The College Fix reports:

Research finds trigger warnings have ‘little effect’ on emotional response – even for victims

Are trigger warnings in the classroom helping students better deal with troubling topics in the...

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47 Percent of Faculty Offered Buy-out at University of Akron

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 10:00am 3/20/2019 at 10:00am

The school is trying to make millions in cuts to trim its budget.

Cleveland.com reports:

University of Akron offers buy-out to 47 percent of faculty

The University of Akron offered a buy-out to about 47 percent of faculty on Monday in an effort to balance its budget.

Taking a “voluntary separation or retirement” offer would...

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College of the Atlantic in Maine Promoted ‘Climate Strike’ in Support of Green New Deal

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 8:00am 3/20/2019 at 8:00am

This is activism, not academics. It’s all about the advancement of the left’s agenda.

Campus Reform reports:

Maine college promotes climate strike supporting Green New Deal

A Maine college promoted a climate strike march, where students demanded support for climate change education and...

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‘Seattle is Dying’ Special Shows a City Gripped by Homelessness and Drug Abuse

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 7:00am 3/20/2019 at 7:00am
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Seattle is in the midst of a crisis. Tent camps have become a common sight, along with homeless people, many of whom suffer from drug addiction, mental illness or both. We recently ran a post about the frustration of police officers in Seattle and how some of them are even resigning...

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