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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Sen. Tom Cotton: Biden’s DHS pick “disqualified” for “selling Green Cards to Chinese nationals on behalf of rich, democratic donors”

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Posted by    Friday, November 27, 2020 at 1:00pm 11/27/2020 at 1:00pm
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Joe Biden’s pick to lead the Department of Homeland Security is Alejandro Mayorkas, who held a lower position at DHS under Obama. While the media is swooning over this choice, they’re leaving out an important part of Mayorkas’s record.

In 2013, Mayorkas was embroiled in a scandal that involved the alleged sale...

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Concordia University Gets 50 False Positive Test Results for COVID-19

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Posted by    Friday, November 27, 2020 at 12:30pm 11/27/2020 at 12:30pm

How many other schools have had a similar experience and don’t even know it? People are making life-altering decisions based on this.

The New York Post reports:

University COVID ‘outbreak’ due to more than 50 false positive test results

Concordia University in California said more than 50 rapid COVID-19 tests offered to asymptomatic students...

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George Washington University Paints Black Lives Matter Mural on School Basketball Court

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Posted by    Friday, November 27, 2020 at 10:30am 11/27/2020 at 10:30am

George Washington University should ask the NBA how this is working out for them. The ratings aren’t great.

Campus Reform reports:

GWU paints BLM symbol with closed fist on basketball court

George Washington University painted a “Black Lives Matter” symbol on its basketball court, which the university’s basketball and volleyball teams use for practice,...

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90 Percent of Harvard Freshmen Reportedly Supported Joe Biden

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Posted by    Friday, November 27, 2020 at 9:00am 11/27/2020 at 9:00am
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This is from a story about conservatives on campus at Harvard. They are obviously a small minority.

The Harvard Crimson reports:

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Reminder: In 2016 Democrats Threatened and Harassed Members of Electoral College to Stop Trump

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Posted by    Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 9:00pm 11/26/2020 at 9:00pm
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As we watch Democrats and their many friends in media melt down over Trump’s challenges to the 2020 election over alleged voter fraud, it’s important to remember where we were four years ago after Trump’s surprise 2016 victory.

Not only were Democrats claiming that Russia stole the election for Trump, they harassed...

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Wentworth Institute of Technology Faculty Members Object to School’s Reopening Plans

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Posted by    Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 1:30pm 11/26/2020 at 1:30pm

How much longer do people think everything can go on as virtual only? Sooner or later people will start asking why you need an actual campus and buildings.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Wentworth Faculty Rebuke Spring Instruction Plans

Worried for their safety and stretched thin between work and parenting responsibilities, faculty members and librarians...

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English Prof at UC-Berkeley Tells Students to Burn ‘Transphobic’ Book

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Posted by    Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 11:30am 11/26/2020 at 11:30am

So we have finally come to the point where progressives are advocating the burning of books. Frankly, I’m surprised it took this long.

Campus Reform reports:

Berkeley English prof tells people to ‘burn’ ‘transphobic’ book

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Native American Literature Course at U. Pennsylvania to Explore Capitalism’s Role in Climate Change

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Posted by    Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 9:30am 11/26/2020 at 9:30am

Do you ever get the sense that some college courses are designed by a generator that takes random left-wing talking points and arranges them in different combinations?

The College Fix reports:

Penn Native American literature course will explore capitalism’s role in climate change

The University of Pennsylvania will offer a course in the spring...

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Trinity College Promises New Diversity Hires and Microagression Training

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at 12:30pm 11/25/2020 at 12:30pm

Notice that the goal here is not greater academic achievement. The priority is the left’s agenda.

Campus Reform reports:

Trinity College will make six new diversity hires each year, implement mandatory ‘unconscious bias,’ ‘microaggression’ tra...

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After Four Years of Democrat Attacks on Trump Supporters, Biden Can’t “Unify” the Nation

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at 12:00pm 11/25/2020 at 12:00pm
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If Joe Biden is sworn in as president in January, he is going to have a serious problem on his hands. No one on the right has forgotten the relentless attacks of the last four years. Calls for unity are going to fall on deaf ears.

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Professor Offers Advice to Students on ‘Decolonizing Your Thanksgiving’

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at 11:00am 11/25/2020 at 11:00am

Why is the left so intent on politicizing Thanksgiving? We go through this every single year.

The College Fix reports:

Professor instructs students on ‘decolonizing your Thanksgiving’

An assistant professor of anthropology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania recently talked to students about how to “decolonize” their Thanksgiving, arguing that the traditional pilgrims and Indians...

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Student Government Officials at Cornell Reportedly Threatened for Voting Against Disarming Police

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at 8:00am 11/25/2020 at 8:00am

We have gotten to the point where people on the left are comfortable using threats and intimidation. Where do they think this will end?

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Cornell Activists Threaten Peers Who Voted Against Disarming the Police

Cornell University activists are threatening student government representatives who voted against disarming the campus police.

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UVA Student Paper Op-Ed Says Stand Up to ‘Racist’ Family Members at Thanksgiving

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 12:00pm 11/24/2020 at 12:00pm

It’s that time of year again and right on cue, progressives are urging people to ruin the holidays with political fights.

Campus Reform reports:

UVA student newspaper opinion writer: ‘Stand up’ to ‘racist family’ at Thanksgiving

An opinion columnist at the University of Virginia’s student newspaper encouraged her readers to “stand up” to “...

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Researcher Finds Big Tech Manipulated 2020 Election: “Google’s Search Results Were Strongly Biased in Favor of Liberals and Democrats”

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 11:00am 11/24/2020 at 11:00am
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In his opening monologue last night, Tucker Carlson talked about how big tech companies like Google, Facebook, and Twitter affected the outcome of the 2020 election.

He suggested that they acted on behalf of just one party, the Democrats.

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Stanford Apologizes to Departments for Following Trump’s Order on Critical Race Theory

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 10:45am 11/24/2020 at 10:45am

If Joe Biden is sworn in as president in January, expect higher education to pursue critical race theory with even greater zeal in the coming years.

The College Fix reports:

Stanford apologizes for telling departments to follow Trump executive order on race and sex stereotyping

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State Department Says Anti-American Educators Are Undermining Effort to Counter China

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 8:00am 11/24/2020 at 8:00am

This will probably not come as much of a surprise to Legal Insurrection readers. When you have so many people in education who seem to be supporters of socialism and even communism, it tends to have an effect.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

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Jones College in Mississippi Settles With Student in First Amendment Case

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Posted by    Monday, November 23, 2020 at 12:00pm 11/23/2020 at 12:00pm

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education scores another victory for free speech.

From the FIRE Blog:

VICTORY: Student stopped by campus police for holding up a sign settles First Amendment lawsuit with Mississippi college

Mississippi’s Jones College on Wednesday finalized a settlement with former student Michael Brown, who sued the college after administrators...

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