Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 18)
 

U. Minnesota Cancels Michael Bloomberg Lecture Over Likely Presidential Run

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Posted by    Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 11:30am 11/17/2019 at 11:30am
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At first glance this sounds political, but it was actually a legal decision.

The Star Tribune reports:

University of Minnesota scraps Bloomberg lecture, citing his likely candidacy

The University of Minnesota canceled one of its biggest annual lectures, a December speech set to be delivered by Michael Bloomberg, citing the former New York City...

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AG William Barr: Anti-Trump Resistance used “an explicit strategy of using every tool and maneuver available to sabotage the functioning of his Administration”

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Attorney General William Barr gave a speech at the Federalist Society this weekend in which he called out Democrats and the so-called “resistance” for their constant obstruction of Trump.

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University Group Aims to Help White Employees Combat Their Racism

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Posted by    Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 9:30am 11/17/2019 at 9:30am

Can you imagine a meeting of this group? Must be tons of laughs.

The College Fix reports:

University group coaches white employees how not to be racist

A private Jesuit university in Los Angeles is host to an “anti-racist” group that seeks to educate and support white-identifying employees in their battle against racism.

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Theater of the Absurd Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by    Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 8:00am 11/17/2019 at 8:00am
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The Democrat impeachment show opened this week. The early reviews are not good.

You think so?

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Democrats Changed Impeachment Messaging From ‘Quid-Pro-Quo’ to ‘Bribery’ After Focus Group

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Posted by    Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 5:00pm 11/16/2019 at 5:00pm

When Nancy Pelosi and Adam Schiff talk about impeachment on TV, they often frame it somberly and claim it’s not about politics.

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Former CNN Commentator Calls for Abolition of Prisons in Speech at St. Olaf College

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Posted by    Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 1:30pm 11/16/2019 at 1:30pm

Remember Marc Lamont Hill? He used to be a CNN contributor. He recently gave a speech at St. Olaf College in which he called for an end to nation states and prisons.

Campus Reform reports:

EXCLUSIVE: In campus speech, fired CNN commentator advocates ‘dismantling’ of nation states, ‘abolition’ of prisons

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Two Chemistry Professors in Arkansas Arrested on Suspicion of Making Meth

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Posted by    Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 11:30am 11/16/2019 at 11:30am

This is like Breaking Bad in real life. To make matters worse, the alleged activity was happening in the school science center.

Action News JAX reports:

Two university chemistry professors arrested on suspicion of making meth

A pair of chemistry professors at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, were arrested on suspicion of manufacturing...

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UNC Charlotte Students Say They Feel ‘Unsafe’ After School Hires Former Gitmo Commander for Security

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Posted by    Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 9:30am 11/16/2019 at 9:30am

Ah, the old – your presence on campus makes me feel unsafe – canard. It’s been a while since we’ve heard this one. Here’s a simple response: If that’s the case, then you’re obviously not mature enough for college.

The College Fix reports:

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Freedom of the Press Week in Higher Education

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Posted by    Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 8:00am 11/16/2019 at 8:00am
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A crazy thing happened at Northwestern University this week.

Something similar happened at Harvard.

Gibson’s vs. Oberlin update.

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University in Pennsylvania Aims to Help Students ‘Decolonize Thanksgiving’

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Posted by    Friday, November 15, 2019 at 12:00pm 11/15/2019 at 12:00pm

Why does it seem like there are people in higher education intent on destroying anything connected to American history and tradition?

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University invites students to ‘Decolonize your Thanksgiving’

A Pennsylvania University is hosting an event aimed to both “decolonize” Thanksgiving and educate students about the “myths of Thanksgiving,” along with serving...

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Northwestern Student Paper Refuses to Publish College Republicans’ Response to Sessions Protest

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Posted by    Friday, November 15, 2019 at 10:00am 11/15/2019 at 10:00am
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The student paper at Northwestern embarrassed itself over the Sessions speech by apologizing to protesters. Read the full back story here. Now they are making the situation worse.

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Does Anyone Know Why Deval Patrick is Running for President? Does He?

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Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has made it official. He is joining the race for the Democratic nomination in 2020.

The question many people are asking now is: Why?

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Protests Erupt at Bucknell University Over Speech by Heather Mac Donald

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Posted by    Friday, November 15, 2019 at 8:00am 11/15/2019 at 8:00am
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As noted in the story below, Bucknell recently hosted a talk by a pro-Antifa scholar and there were no issues. Outrage about campus speakers always goes in the same direction.

The College Fix reports:

Blacklisting, vandalism, picket line: Outrage erupts at Bucknell ahead of Heather Mac Donald talk

When Antifa scholar Mark Bray, known...

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

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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?

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

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Julian Castro Doesn’t Qualify for November Democrat Debate

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Posted by    Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 11:00am 11/14/2019 at 11:00am
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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.

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Princeton and Brown Graduate Programs Dropping Standardized Tests to Promote Diversity

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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...

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

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Posted by    Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 8:00am 11/14/2019 at 8:00am
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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”...

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