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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Betsy DeVos Blames Moral Relativism for Campus Free Speech Crisis

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 12:00pm 9/18/2018 at 12:00pm
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It’s very encouraging that members of the Trump administration are addressing this issue.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Betsy DeVos accurately diagnoses higher ed’s free speech problem

On the occasion of Constitution Day, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos delivered her first major address on free speech in higher education – and she didn’t hold back.

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Student Claims School Covering Up Prof Who Shot Himself to Protest Trump

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 10:00am 9/18/2018 at 10:00am
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Last week, a professor at the College of Southern Nevada shot himself in the arm to protest Trump. One student says the school has swept the entire incident under the rug because the prof is a leftist.

Campus Reform reports:

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Honors College at Boston U. Drops Western Canon in Favor of Social Justice Curriculum

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 8:00am 9/18/2018 at 8:00am

The left is methodically replacing serious academic study with left wing indoctrination. This is just the latest example.

The College Fix reports:

Boston U. honors college abandons Socratic method, Western canon in favor of social justice curriculum

Students enrolled in the Kilachand Honors College at Boston University used to have a required class called...

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Hollywood’s #MeToo Hypocrisy on Full Display With Hiring of Accused Director

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 7:00am 9/18/2018 at 7:00am
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Hollywood film director Bryan Singer has been at the center of a maelstrom of accusations involving the sexual abuse of teenage boys by high ranking people in the film industry. Singer has never been convicted, but his name has surfaced in multiple allegations.

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Judge Dismisses Lawsuit of Woman Injured at Berkeley Protest of Yiannopoulos Event

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Posted by    Monday, September 17, 2018 at 12:00pm 9/17/2018 at 12:00pm
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She was there to hear the speech and alleged that she was pepper sprayed by a protester. The judge ruled that Berkeley wasn’t responsible.

FOX News reports:

Judge tosses $23M lawsuit linked to Berkeley protest vs. Milo Yiannopoulos

A federal judge on Friday dismissed most claims in a $23 million lawsuit brought by a...

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U. Michigan Hiring Student Facilitators to Run Anti-Racism Workshops

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Posted by    Monday, September 17, 2018 at 10:00am 9/17/2018 at 10:00am

The narrative that college students are victims must be constantly reinforced.

Campus Reform reports:

University hiring students for ‘coalition building’

The University of Michigan announced it is hiring “student facilitators” to run “anti-racism” and “coalition building” workshops.

“Student facilitators” at the University of Michigan will work within the Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs...

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UPenn Profs Launch ‘Media Awareness Initiatives’ Because Trump

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Posted by    Monday, September 17, 2018 at 8:00am 9/17/2018 at 8:00am
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Does anyone recall such a program being launched at any universities when Obama was investigating journalists?

The College Fix reports:

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U. Wisconsin-Madison Introducing Policy to Punish Those Who Disrupt Free Speech

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Posted by    Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 1:30pm 9/16/2018 at 1:30pm

Free speech advocates are worried about these policies but the left has brought us to this point. How else do you deal with this problem?

Campus Reform reports:

College’s ‘protest guidelines’ concern free speech advocates

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Heather Mac Donald: Colleges Teach Students to See Bias Where It Doesn’t Exist

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Posted by    Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 11:30am 9/16/2018 at 11:30am

Heather Mac Donald, a scholar at the Manhattan Institute, has been leading an effort to expose the left’s ruinous agenda in higher education.

She writes at Time:

How Colleges Teach Students to See Bias Where It Doesn’t Exist

“You have blood on your hands. You’re a murderer,” shouted one of the protesters at Judge...

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Elizabeth Warren Proposes More Futile Progressive Legislation in Prep for 2020 Run

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Posted by    Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 10:00am 9/16/2018 at 10:00am

If you want proof that Elizabeth Warren is planning to run for president in 2020, look no further than her actions.

She has been busy for months with tons of progressive busy work which is likely to go nowhere, but that’s not the point. She’ll likely use it to distinguish herself...

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Study Finds Diversity Officers Contribute Nothing Positive to a University

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Posted by    Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 9:30am 9/16/2018 at 9:30am

Diversity administrators are nothing more than a new class of pointless, highly paid campus bureaucrats.

PJ Media reports:

STUDY: Diversity Officers ‘Contribute Nothing Positive to a University’

A new Baylor University study has discovered that Chief Diversity Officers — who are typically paid upwards of $180,000 — are ineffective at one of their major...

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Democrats Throw the Kitchen Sink Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by    Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 8:00am 9/16/2018 at 8:00am
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Democrats launched a final pathetic effort to stop Kavanaugh’s confirmation this week.

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Libertarian Student Activists Had Major Impact on New Hampshire Primaries

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Posted by    Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 1:30pm 9/15/2018 at 1:30pm

These students have a pretty impressive winning streak going. Good for them.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Libertarian student activists win 13 New Hampshire primary races in one night

Last month, a libertarian activist group announced their involvement in 16 New Hampshire state house elections. On Tuesday night, 13 of the 16 candidates they supported...

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Student Council Declares Ingredients in School Ice Cream Not Inclusive Enough

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Posted by    Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 11:30am 9/15/2018 at 11:30am

This sounds absurd on its face, but that’s just because of the ‘student speak’ they’re using. Read the story.

Campus Reform reports:

Student council members: Ice cream is not ‘inclusive’ enough

Student council members at The University of Wisconsin-Madison are demanding...

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John Kerry Should be Made to Answer for His Meetings With Iran

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Posted by    Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 10:00am 9/15/2018 at 10:00am

Former Secretary of State John Kerry recently admitted that he has had meetings with officials from Iran since leaving office. One of the points Kerry relayed to them was that they should wait out the Trump presidency. It’s nearly impossible to imagine the firestorm this would set off among Democrats and...

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University Scrubs ‘Safe Space for White Students’ from Listings After Scrutiny

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Posted by    Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 9:30am 9/15/2018 at 9:30am

This proves once again, that many people in academia have no idea how crazy these things sound until they notice public reaction.

The College Fix reports:

University scrubs ‘safe space for White students’...

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Puppies and Social Justice Week in Higher Education

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Posted by    Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 8:00am 9/15/2018 at 8:00am
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Higher education is still obsessed with social justice.

But the left is projecting its softer side for votes.

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