Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 124)
 

Mega-Trolling: Sarah Palin for Energy Secretary Under Trump?

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Posted by    Monday, September 7, 2015 at 11:30am 9/7/2015 at 11:30am

Some classic cable news was created this weekend when CNN’s Jake Tapper asked Sarah Palin what role she thought she could fill in a Donald Trump administration.

Palin volunteered for the role of energy secretary but said that she’d close down the department.

Even the

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Fleeing blue state taxpayers should leave their blue politics behind

http://knowmore.washingtonpost.com/2015/04/01/how-a-great-american-migration-to-california-reversed-itself/
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Posted by    Sunday, September 6, 2015 at 12:30pm 9/6/2015 at 12:30pm
http://knowmore.washingtonpost.com/2015/04/01/how-a-great-american-migration-to-california-reversed-itself/

A newly published study shows taxpayers are (still) abandoning blue states and heading to states where Republicans retain a greater level of influence.

Leah Jessen of the

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Unintended consequence: GOP donor-class may hand Florida to Trump

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Posted by    Sunday, September 6, 2015 at 10:30am 9/6/2015 at 10:30am

Early in the 2016 cycle, the Republican establishment pushed Marco Rubio aside in Florida and put its money and support behind Jeb Bush. That decision has created a scenario which could rob both candidates of the state’s highly coveted delegates.

Jim Newell of Slate reported:

Has the Republican Establishment Created a Monster?

Last fall,...

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Senator Tim Scott: All Lives Matter

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Posted by    Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 4:00pm 9/5/2015 at 4:00pm

Republican South Carolina senator Tim Scott appeared on CNN yesterday and was questioned by host Brianna Keilar for saying all lives matter. His response was brilliant.

Josh Feldman of Mediaite has a partial transcript:

Sen. Tim Scott: If ‘All Lives Matter’ Really Offends You, That’s Your Problem

Senator Tim Scott said tonight that if...

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August Jobs Report: 94 Million Americans No Longer in Labor Force

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Posted by    Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 12:03pm 9/5/2015 at 12:03pm

Democrats are probably very happy with the August jobs report and the new unemployment rate of 5.1, but if you look closely at the issue, there’s no reason for turning cartwheels just yet.

Susan Jones of CNS News:

Record 94,031,000 Americans Not in Labor Force; Participation Rate Stuck at 38-Year Low for 3rd...

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Pronoun Problems Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 8:30am 9/5/2015 at 8:30am

With all the problems facing higher education right now, why are pronouns such a hot issue?

Pronouns aren’t the only troubling words.

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Nikki Haley – Potential VP Pick?

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Posted by    Friday, September 4, 2015 at 10:00am 9/4/2015 at 10:00am

Back in July, South Carolina Governor Haley’s choices in the wake of the Charleston shootings led many to wonder if she’d be a good choice for VP on the Republican ticket. Now, there’s new speculation.

William Douglas and David Lightman of McClatchy reported:

S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley fuels Republican VP talk

Is she...

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Buzz Around Biden Continues to Grow

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Posted by    Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 2:30pm 9/3/2015 at 2:30pm

As Hillary Clinton continues to stumble over scandals and sink in the polls, speculation is growing around the possibility of a Joe Biden run for 2016. A trip to Florida by the VP this week is fueling the fire.

Ed O’Keefe of the Washington Post:

A speech. A party fundraiser. In Florida. Clinton?...

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#BlackLivesMatter and #BlueLivesMatter — why the Dem and Media double standard?

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 8:30am 9/2/2015 at 8:30am

A few years ago, liberals in politics and media insisted that rhetoric coming from the Tea Party was violent and that we needed a new tone in political discourse. Now that #BlackLivesMatter activists are openly advocating violence, those folks are nowhere to be found.

Last night on FOX News, Megyn Kelly brought...

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College Insurrection Enters Senior Year

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 8:30am 9/1/2015 at 8:30am

Professor Jacobson published the first College Insurrection post on August 22, 2012.

Welcome to College Insurrection

Since then, we’ve published over 8,000 posts about free speech, rape culture, due process, microaggressions, trigger warnings, white privilege, the BDS movement, wacky professors, speech zones, liberal bias, the higher ed bubble and dozens of other issues...

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Bernie Sanders Tries to Build Gun Control Cred with Left

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Posted by    Monday, August 31, 2015 at 10:00am 8/31/2015 at 10:00am

Bernie Sanders is getting hit from his left on gun control. Vermont is a very blue state, but it’s also rural and has plenty of gun owners.

Yesterday on CNN, he assured Jake Tapper and, by extension, progressive Democratic primary voters that he strongly believes in greater gun control:

Bernie Sanders says he’s...

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Dick Cheney: Obama Surrendering America’s Power

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Posted by    Sunday, August 30, 2015 at 9:00am 8/30/2015 at 9:00am

It’s safe to say that former Vice President Dick Cheney is not a fan of Obama, especially with regard to foreign policy. While Obama is pushing congress to approve his Iran Deal, Cheney is ringing alarm bells.

Rebecca Shabad of The Hill:

Cheney: Obama has ‘surrendered’ America’s global power

Former Vice President Dick Cheney...

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O’Malley Slams DNC Rigged Debate Schedule, Wasserman Schultz Not Pleased

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Posted by    Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 2:30pm 8/29/2015 at 2:30pm

Martin O’Malley’s complaints about the lack of Democratic debates are getting louder and it’s beginning to put a strain on his party. DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz was not happy about his speech at a recent event.

Bradford Richardson of The Hill:

O’Malley challenges DNC over ‘rigged’ debate schedule

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley...

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Trump goes after Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Weiner, Hillary camp goes ballistic

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Posted by    Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 10:30am 8/29/2015 at 10:30am

While speaking at a campaign event in the Boston area Friday night, Donald Trump was jabbing Hillary Clinton and slipped into a seemingly improvised monologue about embattled Clinton aide Huma Abedin and her husband Anthony Weiner.

Josh Feldman of Mediaite:

‘Bing Bing Bing’: Trump Lets Loose on ‘Perv,’ ‘Sleazebag’ Anthony Weiner

Trump was talking...

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History and Hypocrisy Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 8:30am 8/29/2015 at 8:30am

One of Obama’s favorite expressions is the subject of this week’s history lesson with author and columnist Jonah Goldberg.

Speaking of history…

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The Return of Hillary’s Thing

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Posted by    Friday, August 28, 2015 at 8:30am 8/28/2015 at 8:30am

Whenever Hillary Clinton is in trouble James Carville isn’t far behind, snarling and sneering at her critics, labeling their claims as ridiculous and unfounded.

Parts one and two of this horror series came out in March of this year, as soon as Hillary’s email problems began. Now, he’s back for the third...

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Huma Huma Huma

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Posted by    Friday, August 28, 2015 at 7:00am 8/28/2015 at 7:00am

Hillary Clinton’s trusted aide Huma Abedin was in the news earlier this month when it was alleged that she was overpaid while working at the State Department.

A new report from

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