Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 11)
 

Bloomberg Campaign Reportedly Offered Yang VP Slot in Exchange for Endorsement

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Posted by    Friday, February 28, 2020 at 3:00pm 2/28/2020 at 3:00pm
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Michael Bloomberg is looking for support anywhere he can get it. His campaign recently reached out to Andrew Yang, who now works for CNN after dropping his presidential bid, and supposedly offered him the role of running mate in exchange for his endorsement.

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VIDEO: Student Protesters at Syracuse University Block Traffic

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Posted by    Friday, February 28, 2020 at 12:00pm 2/28/2020 at 12:00pm
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These students recently said they are in fear for their lives yet now they’re blocking traffic.

Campus Reform reports:

Caught on video: Black-masked Syracuse protesters ‘blocking traffic’

Leftist protesters at Syracuse University blocked off at least two city blocks Wednesday night in what is the latest development in the months-long standoff between the school...

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U. Tennessee Prof Charged With Lying About Connection to University in China

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Posted by    Friday, February 28, 2020 at 10:00am 2/28/2020 at 10:00am

This professor taught aerospace engineering and got funding from NASA. Great.

WVLT News reports:

UT professor charged for lying about connection to Chinese university

The Department of Justice announced that a University of Tennessee professor was charged with wire fraud and making false statements about his connection to a university in China.

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Law Students at U. Washington Complain School’s Diversity Initiatives Not Enough

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Posted by    Friday, February 28, 2020 at 8:00am 2/28/2020 at 8:00am

For the left, this is more important than the subject being studied. Also note that the main demand is control over hiring.

The College Fix reports:

U. Washington law students complain school’s diversity initiatives are ‘not enough’

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Even Winning South Carolina Might Not Save Joe Biden

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Posted by    Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 1:00pm 2/27/2020 at 1:00pm
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For months now, Joe Biden and his surrogates have been talking about South Carolina. Joe did poorly in Iowa and New Hampshire, then placed second in Nevada, but South Carolina is his so-called firewall. This is where he is going to win big.

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Heiress to the Hot Pockets Fortune Gets Five Months in Prison in College Admissions Scam Case

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Posted by    Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 12:00pm 2/27/2020 at 12:00pm

If you didn’t know there is an heiress to the ‘Hot Pockets’ fortune, you’re not alone.

Reuters reports:

Hot Pockets heiress gets 5 months in prison for U.S. college admissions scam

A California woman whose family’s company created the microwavable snack Hot Pockets was sentenced on Tuesday to five months in prison for paying...

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NYU Prof Running for Congress Proposes Giving Families Monthly Cash for Each Child

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Posted by    Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 10:00am 2/27/2020 at 10:00am

The idea is that this would replace the Child Tax Credit, but it’s much pricier.

Campus Reform reports:

NYU prof’s congressional campaign promises free money to families

A New York University professor is running for Congress in the 12th District of New York with a platform plank of paying families $500...

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Panel at U. Michigan Blames Western Colonialism for Gender Violence Among Immigrants

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Posted by    Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 8:00am 2/27/2020 at 8:00am

Do you ever just sit back and marvel at the left’s ability to come up with things like this?

The College Fix reports:

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Is Bernie Sanders About to Eat Elizabeth Warren’s Lunch in Massachusetts?

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 4:00pm 2/26/2020 at 4:00pm
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Elizabeth Warren’s placement in the New Hampshire primary was not only awful, but embarrassing for her and her supporters, considering it happened in her backyard. What happens if Bernie Sanders creams her in Massachusetts on Super Tuesday?

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Syracuse U. Hires Former AG Loretta Lynch to Review Campus Police Treatment of Student Protesters

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 12:30pm 2/26/2020 at 12:30pm
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The quest to turn these student protesters into victims has really been something to behold.

Syracuse.com reports:

Former Obama Attorney General Loretta Lynch to review SU’s police department amid protests

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Protesters From Multiple Groups Interrupt Family Weekend Event at Harvard

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 10:30am 2/26/2020 at 10:30am

Activists think disrupting events like this gives them more visibility, but it also turns a lot of people against them.

The College Fix reports:

‘A little bit overkill’: Protesting groups interrupt Harvard president’s speech during family weekend

A broad variety of student protesters on Friday interrupted a speech by Harvard President Lawrence Bacow during...

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Georgetown University Hires New ‘Associate Director for Undocumented Students’

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 8:00am 2/26/2020 at 8:00am

Have you ever seen an industry bend over backwards for non-citizens in the way higher education has in recent years?

Campus Reform reports:

Georgetown official: Illegal immigrants are ‘freedom fighters’

Georgetown University named a new Associate Director for Undocumented Students, who referred to illegal immigrants as “freedom fighters.”

While not a new position, the role...

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Unions For Thee But Not For We: Leftist ‘Young Turks’ Fights Unionization

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 3:00pm 2/25/2020 at 3:00pm
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In a classic case of liberal hypocrisy, the progressive YouTube program “The Young Turks” is in turmoil because management is opposing efforts by employees to unionize.

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Trump Administration Launching Campaign to Tout Alternatives to College Degree

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 12:00pm 2/25/2020 at 12:00pm

This is a great idea. Young people have so many more choices than college, especially in such a robust economy.

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Student Govt. at Trinity U. Denies Funding for Conservative Group’s Invited Speaker

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 10:00am 2/25/2020 at 10:00am

As long as there is political bias like this on college campuses, taxpayers should not be expected to fund “free” college.

Campus Reform reports:

Student gov denies conservative group funding, citing ‘values’ difference

The Trinity University Student Government Association has again denied funding for a Young Conservatives of Texas speaker event.

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Student Protesters Occupying Building at Syracuse U. Claim They ‘Fear for Their Lives’

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 8:00am 2/25/2020 at 8:00am

So much drama. These are the same students that had their suspensions lifted after only 24 hours.

The College Fix reports:

Syracuse race protesters ‘fear for their lives’ at sit-in, allege ‘starvation’ tactics

The occupation of Syracuse University’s Crouse-Hinds Hall continues into a new week, with student protesters alleging they have been denied food...

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Course in ‘Adulting’ at UC Berkeley so Popular, Students Are Being Turned Away

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Posted by    Monday, February 24, 2020 at 12:00pm 2/24/2020 at 12:00pm

Perhaps more schools should introduce a course like this. There is obviously a market for it. This report is from a few weeks ago, but we didn’t see it until now.

KTVU News reports:

UC Berkeley course in ‘adulting’ so popular, it’s turning students away

UC Berkeley is offering a class in “adulting,” basic...

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