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




Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 1)
 

Student Activists at Syracuse U. Demand Right to Choose ‘Same Race’ Roommates

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 12:00pm 11/14/2019 at 12:00pm

These are left wing students who are supposedly fighting racism. Is irony still a thing?

The College Fix reports:

Syracuse activists demand right to exclude potential roommates because of their race

Diversity and...

Read More...
 
 
 

Julian Castro Doesn’t Qualify for November Democrat Debate

https://youtu.be/HE2nUstHQOQ
Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 11:00am 11/14/2019 at 11:00am
https://youtu.be/HE2nUstHQOQ

Julian Castro was probably never going to be the Democrat nominee, but he has managed to hang on for longer than Beto O’Rourke and Bill de Blasio.

Now he has missed the threshold for the next Democrat debate this month.

(more…)

 
 
 

Princeton and Brown Graduate Programs Dropping Standardized Tests to Promote Diversity

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 10:00am 11/14/2019 at 10:00am

Diversity is more important than scholarship to many people in higher education. This is just another example of the fact.

Campus Reform reports:

Ivy League schools drop ‘cuturally biased’ standardized test requirement

Two Ivy League universities have announced that many graduate programs will no longer require the traditional standardized Graduate Records Examination testing requirements...

Read More...
 
 
 

Ben Shapiro Responds to Boston University Students ‘Triggered’ by Campus Speech

https://youtu.be/t0ImXkiwKY8
Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 8:00am 11/14/2019 at 8:00am
https://youtu.be/t0ImXkiwKY8

A minority student group at the school suggested that Shapiro is promoting white supremacy, which is just absurd.

FOX News reports:

Ben Shapiro blasts Boston University students ‘triggered’ by campus speech

Ben Shapiro responded to a minority group at Boston University who said they would be “overwhelmed” and “triggered”...

Read More...
 
 
 

Nine Students Have Died at the University of Southern California in Three Months

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 12:00pm 11/13/2019 at 12:00pm

What is going on here? That’s an astonishing number of deaths for such a short time.

FOX News reports:

USC student found dead off campus is university’s 9th death this semester, report says

The University of Southern California is investigating the death of its ninth student in three months, a phenomenon that’s sending alarm...

Read More...
 
 
 

A Christian College in Montana is Refusing to Allow a Student Pro-Life Display

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 10:00am 11/13/2019 at 10:00am

The school fears the display would be divisive. If students run into this at a Christian school, what places are left as options for Christian students?

The College Fix reports:

Christian college bans pro-life display because people might think it’s pro-life

A Christian college refused to allow a display of Christian crosses to honor...

Read More...
 
 
 

Wheaton College Launches Investigation After Swastikas Found on Campus

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 8:00am 11/13/2019 at 8:00am

Are we to believe there are white supremacists lurking on the campus of this Massachusetts school, or is this possibly another campus hoax?

WJAR News reports:

Wheaton College investigating incidents involving s...

Read More...
 
 
 

Madness at Northwestern: School Paper Apologizes to Activists for Covering Speech by Jeff Sessions

https://twitter.com/kylegriffin1/status/1021765714498215936
Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 7:00am 11/13/2019 at 7:00am
https://twitter.com/kylegriffin1/status/1021765714498215936

Northwestern University in Chicago is home to one of the most renowned journalism schools in the country, but it is not immune from campus protest culture and the madness that comes with it.

(more…)

 
 
 

U. Alaska Southeast Cancels Classes so Students Can Attend ‘Power and Privilege Symposium’

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 12:00pm 11/12/2019 at 12:00pm

The University of Alaska system is currently in the middle of a budget crisis. Maybe they should be allowed to fail.

Campus Reform reports:

UAlaska CANCELS class for ‘Power...

Read More...
 
 
 

Harvard Student Council Sides With Activists Against Student Paper Over ICE Flap

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 10:00am 11/12/2019 at 10:00am

Last month the student paper, the Harvard Crimson, did a report on anti-ICE protests and asked ICE for comment. This simple act of journalism set off a firestorm against the paper.

Now the student council has sided with the activists.

The College Fix

Read More...
 
 
 

U. Virginia Cancels 21-Gun Salute for Veterans Day Fearing it Might Panic Students

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 8:00am 11/12/2019 at 8:00am

The appropriate response to this argument should have been: “Then let them panic.”

CNS News reported:

University of Virginia Cancels 21-Gun Salute Veterans Day Tradition, Fears Students Will ‘Panic’

The University of Virginia (UVA) has cancelled its tradition of honoring fallen veterans with a 21-gun salute on Veterans Day, citing concerns that it will...

Read More...
 
 
 

Former MA Governor Deval Patrick Reportedly Considering Jumping Into 2020 Race

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4FjT6avpgiI
Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 7:00am 11/12/2019 at 7:00am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4FjT6avpgiI

Now that the 2020 election is a year away, the field of Democratic candidates should be shrinking, not expanding. Last week it was reported that Michael Bloomberg is thinking of jumping into the race.

Now former MA Governor Deval Patrick is said to be considering a run.

(more…)

 
 
 

Activists at Brown University Discuss Plan to Eliminate Prisons in America

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Monday, November 11, 2019 at 12:00pm 11/11/2019 at 12:00pm

When people entertain ideas like this, they should be told that they are not serious people. This is ridiculous.

What are you going to do with violent criminals? Send them to the safe space?

The College Fix reports:

Brown University activists discuss eliminating the nation’s prisons

Last Wednesday, members of the student activist group RailRoad...

Read More...
 
 
 

University for Women in Virginia Now Only Requires Applicants to Identify as Female

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Monday, November 11, 2019 at 10:00am 11/11/2019 at 10:00am

Another school embraces the woke policy on gender but with a caveat for biological women who live as men. It’d be fascinating to hear how alums feel about this.

Campus Reform reports:

Women’s college now only requires...

Read More...
 
 
 

President Trump and First Lady Melania Get Warm Welcome at U. Alabama Football Game

https://twitter.com/ColumbiaBugle/status/1193270163824447488
Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Monday, November 11, 2019 at 8:00am 11/11/2019 at 8:00am
https://twitter.com/ColumbiaBugle/status/1193270163824447488

President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump attended a recent football game at the University of Alabama and got tremendous cheers from the audience. You probably won’t see this on CNN.

Here are a few videos via Twitchy:

Read More...
 
 
 

University’s Attorney Resigns After Using the N-Word During Free Speech Event

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 1:30pm 11/10/2019 at 1:30pm

She was using the word as an example of bad speech which is still protected, but it sparked outrage.

FOX News reports:

Texas university attorney’s use...

Read More...
 
 
 

Liberal City of Tucson, AZ Overwhelmingly Rejects Sanctuary City Proposal

https://youtu.be/sk8VMqDDGBs
Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 12:00pm 11/10/2019 at 12:00pm
https://youtu.be/sk8VMqDDGBs

Liberal immigration activists got a proposal onto the ballot in Tucson, Arizona which would have designated the city as a sanctuary city. Voters rejected the measure, and it wasn’t even close.

(more…)