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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Sign on Prof’s Door Reads: “Republicans are heartless a**holes”

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Posted by    Monday, May 21, 2018 at 2:00pm 5/21/2018 at 2:00pm

When asked about it, the professor claimed she was just exercising her First Amendment rights. Isn’t it great when the left suddenly loves free speech?

Campus Reform reports:

Sign on prof’s door calls Republicans ‘heartless a**holes’

A professor at California State University-East Bay displays signs on her office window declaring that “Republicans are heartless...

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Hillary Talks 2016 During Speech at Yale: “No, I’m not over it”

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Posted by    Monday, May 21, 2018 at 1:00pm 5/21/2018 at 1:00pm
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Hillary Clinton spoke to graduates at Yale’s class day this weekend and admitted that she still isn’t over the outcome of the 2016 election. It’s becoming clear that she will never be over it.

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Pro-Trump Prof Sues New Mexico State for Wrongful Termination

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Posted by    Monday, May 21, 2018 at 10:00am 5/21/2018 at 10:00am
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Can you imagine how hard it must be to be pro-Trump in academia? It’s a tiny minority.

The Daily Caller reports:

Pro-Trump Professor Sues New Mexico State University For Wrongful Termination

A pro-Trump professor sued New Mexico State University Friday after the...

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Planned Parenthood Sponsors ‘Reproductive Justice Fellowship’ at CUNY

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Posted by    Monday, May 21, 2018 at 8:00am 5/21/2018 at 8:00am
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Every cause adored by the left has a second home in academia.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Planned Parenthood sponsors a college-level ‘reproductive justice fellowship’

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College Student Alleges Her Grades Improved When She Became Critical of Republicans

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Posted by    Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 2:30pm 5/20/2018 at 2:30pm

Does anyone doubt that this really happened?

The Washington Examiner reports:

A’s for liberal papers only: A conservative’s college experience

Leah Keller, a graduating senior at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pa., is only now choosing to speak out about her early experiences as a conservative on campus, 3 1/2 years later.

Keller told Red Alert...

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Majority of Students at Pomona College Say Campus Climate Hinders Free Speech

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Posted by    Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 12:30pm 5/20/2018 at 12:30pm

This is according to a Gallup poll. You would probably get a similar result at a majority of American colleges.

The College Fix reports:

Gallup poll: Nine of ten Pomona College students say campus climate hinders free speech

A Gallup poll on Pomona College’s “Perceptions of Speech and Campus Climate” has been released, and...

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Rob ‘Meathead’ Reiner Says We’ve Never Had TV Networks Align With a President

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Posted by    Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 12:00pm 5/20/2018 at 12:00pm
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Like many of his fellow progressives, film director Rob Reiner either slept through eight years of media coverage of President Obama, or thinks you did. Trump gets hammered by 90 percent of the media or more on a daily basis, but that’s just not enough.

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James Mattis Awarded Honorary Degree from Institute of World Politics

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Posted by    Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 9:30am 5/20/2018 at 9:30am
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Mattis recently gave the commencement address at this school. Sounds like they enjoyed his visit.

The Hill reports:

Mattis receives honorary doctorate from international affairs school

Defense Secretary James Mattis donned his academic regalia on Saturday as he received an honorary doctorate from an international affairs school.

Mattis received the honorary law degree after his...

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Self-Defeating Liberals Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by    Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 8:00am 5/20/2018 at 8:00am
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In many ways, the left has become its own worst enemy.

Their allies in media only make it worse.

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White ‘Allies’ Barred From Georgetown Discussion About Arming Campus Police

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Posted by    Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 2:30pm 5/19/2018 at 2:30pm
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This will not help the cause of students who are against arming the police. It will only further alienate them from the campus community.

Campus Reform reports:

Student group bars white ‘allies’ from forum on arming police

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Spanish Economists and Academics to Boycott Events Without Enough Female Experts

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Posted by    Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 11:30am 5/19/2018 at 11:30am

Expertise doesn’t matter anymore. What’s more important is quotas based on identity politics so everyone feels better.

El Pais reports:

Spanish economists and academics to boycott events without female experts

A group of renowned economists and academics from Spain has signed a document promising not to appear as a speaker at any academic event...

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Glenn Beck Changes His Mind About Trump: “I’ll vote for him in 2020”

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Posted by    Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 10:00am 5/19/2018 at 10:00am
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Before the 2016 election, the conservative journal National Review published a long piece called “Against Trump” which included thoughts from a variety of conservative figures. Among them was talk host Glenn Beck.

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Anti-Israel Activists at UCLA Try to Shout Down Lebanese Christian Speaker

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Posted by    Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 9:30am 5/19/2018 at 9:30am
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When you read the description of what happened below, bear in mind that these are college students. Yet they are completely divorced from reality and out of control.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Anti-Israel Activists Try to Shout Down Lebanese Christian at UCLA

Pro-Palestinian students at UCLA attacked a Lebanese Christian sharing the story...

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Women’s Studies Week in Higher Education

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Posted by    Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 8:00am 5/19/2018 at 8:00am
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The experiences of women in higher education are obviously very different based on the individual.

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Commencement Speaker at All Women’s College Angers Students by Criticizing #MeToo Movement

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Posted by    Friday, May 18, 2018 at 12:00pm 5/18/2018 at 12:00pm

This happened at Sweet Briar College and the speaker, a woman, is also a graduate.

FOX News reports:

Commencement speaker at all-women’s college blasted for criticizing #MeToo movement

A commencement speaker at a Virginia all-women’s college upset students and alumni for her criticism of the #MeToo movement on Saturday, according to a report from...

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Marylhurst University in Oregon to Close as Enrollment Drops Below 50 Percent

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Posted by    Friday, May 18, 2018 at 10:00am 5/18/2018 at 10:00am

Another one bites the dust. The higher ed bubble is real.

KGW8 News reports:

Marylhurst University to close as enrollment drops by 50 percent

Marylhurst University is closing its doors after 125 years of operation.

The small Catholic university in unincorporated Clackamas County, near Lake Oswego, said declining enrollment led...

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Senate Republicans May Cancel August Recess and That’s Bad News for Democrats

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Posted by    Friday, May 18, 2018 at 9:00am 5/18/2018 at 9:00am

Mitch McConnell and other Senate Republicans are talking about cancelling the Senate’s August recess. They claim they need the extra time for confirmations the Democrats have obstructed but there’s a greater strategy afoot.

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