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Executive Actions Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by    Sunday, July 12, 2020 at 8:00am 7/12/2020 at 8:00am
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Local Democrat leaders continue to sit on their hands in many places, but Trump is talking action at the federal level.

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Retired Prof Claims She Was Doxed And Threatened For Opposing Cancel Culture

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Posted by    Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 1:30pm 7/11/2020 at 1:30pm

The left has thrown cancel culture into overdrive. Much of this is being fueled by the election.

Campus Reform reports:

EXCLUSIVE: Retired prof says she was doxed, threatened for opposing cancel culture

A Twitter account revealed the home address and personal details of a retired professor and University of Georgia alumna after she voiced...

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Auburn University Reports $15 Million in Losses Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

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Posted by    Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 11:30am 7/11/2020 at 11:30am

When the total amount lost by schools due to coronavirus is finally tallied, it’s probably going to be in the hundreds of billions.

The Auburn Plainsman reports:

Auburn University loses $15 million from pandemic

As Auburn University approaches four months since its initial move to remote instruction because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the institution...

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Trump Directs Treasury to Review Tax-Exempt Status of Colleges and Universities

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Posted by    Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 10:00am 7/11/2020 at 10:00am
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President Trump revealed Friday in a pair of tweets that he has directed the Treasury Department to review the tax-exempt status of colleges and universities, saying many of them are “about Radical Left Indoctrination, not Education.”

He is correct, they are.

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Student Groups at George Washington U. Want Names of Madison And Monroe Removed from Buildings

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Posted by    Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 9:30am 7/11/2020 at 9:30am

Because the radical left has been allowed to get away with tearing down statues for weeks, the campus left feels completely emboldened to make these demands.

The College Fix reports:

George Washington U. groups want names Madison, Monroe, Churchill removed from buildings

Progressive student groups at George Washington University have started a petition to...

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Canceled on Campus Week in Higher Education

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Posted by    Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 8:00am 7/11/2020 at 8:00am
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The left controls college campuses, and they’re sending a message loud and clear. Speak out and you could be gone.

They’re also still busy erasing history.

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University of Delaware Sued for Refusing to Release Joe Biden’s Senate Records

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Posted by    Friday, July 10, 2020 at 2:00pm 7/10/2020 at 2:00pm
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Some people believe Biden’s records could corroborate Tara Reade’s allegations.

Campus Reform reports:

U. Delaware sued for hoarding Biden senate records that could corroborate Tara Reade’s allegations

After refusing to release presumptive Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden’s senatorial records, the University of Delaware is being sued by two conservative groups. The Daily Caller News...

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Goya Foods Faces Boycott After CEO Praises Trump, Supporters Respond With #BuycottGoya

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Posted by    Friday, July 10, 2020 at 1:00pm 7/10/2020 at 1:00pm
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Goya Foods CEO Bob Unanue was at the White House this week with other Latino business leaders, as part of the ‘Hispanic Prosperity Initiative.’

Unanue offered some praise to President Trump and the unhinged left, including certain members of Congress, immediately called for a boycott of his company.

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Student Govt. at Georgetown Votes to Condemn College Republican’s ‘I Love America’ Column

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Posted by    Friday, July 10, 2020 at 12:00pm 7/10/2020 at 12:00pm

The column was also critical of the Black Lives Matter movement, which was likely one of the things that triggered critics.

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Faculty at UNH Law School Votes to Drop Franklin Pierce From School Name

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Posted by    Friday, July 10, 2020 at 10:00am 7/10/2020 at 10:00am

Doesn’t it seem like the left was just waiting for this moment to go after historical figures all at once? Doesn’t this seem coordinated.

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Student’s Admission to Marquette University Threatened Over Pro-Trump Video on Social Media

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Posted by    Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 4:00pm 7/9/2020 at 4:00pm
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Samantha Pfefferle made a video expressing her support for President Trump on the social media network TikTok. This led to a campaign to get her admission to Marquette University rescinded.

The school has not rescinded her admission, but they did ask her some crazy questions about her views.

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Ivy League Postponing All Sports to 2021 Due to Coronavirus

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Posted by    Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 12:30pm 7/9/2020 at 12:30pm

This is bad news for college sports fans, not to mention college athletes.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Ivy League Postpones Athletics Until 2021

The Ivy League, whose member universities are among the most visible but whose sports programs fill a unique role in college athletics, will postpone all fall sports until 2021 in light...

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Harvard and MIT Suing Trump Administration Over New Student Visa Policy

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Posted by    Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 10:00am 7/9/2020 at 10:00am

Under this new policy, foreign students taking only online classes, are supposed to return to their home countries. Naturally, the left is outraged about this.

Campus Reform reports:

Harvard, MIT sue Trump admin over new student visa policy

Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology filed a lawsuit Wednesday in response to ICE restrictions...

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‘Feminist Geography’ Prof Thinks Tall Buildings are Sexist

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Posted by    Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 8:00am 7/9/2020 at 8:00am

Did you even know ‘feminist geography’ was a thing? How does one use such knowledge in the real world?

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U. Pittsburgh ‘Black Senate’ Demands Segregated Space “Solely for Black Students to Congregate”

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 3:00pm 7/8/2020 at 3:00pm
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Some student activists at various schools are recognizing current trends and are taking advantage of the situation. At the University of Pittsburgh, a coalition of black student activists has put together a list of demands.

The demands range from curriculum to hiring and firing policies.

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Faculty at Washington and Lee U. Vote to Remove Lee’s Name from School

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 12:30pm 7/8/2020 at 12:30pm

It’ll be fascinating to hear what the school will be called if they actually go through with this.

Forbes reports:

Washington And Lee Faculty Vote To Remove ‘Lee’ From University’s Name

Washington and Lee University, a small liberal arts university in Lexington, Virginia, has moved a step closer to being the first American institution...

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Student Leaders and Professors at Emory U. Have Discussion on Abolishing Police

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 10:00am 7/8/2020 at 10:00am

For years, we’ve been told that college campuses are hotbeds of rape and other crimes, but now we’re told these same places don’t need police.

Campus Reform reports:

Emory profs, students lead conversation on ‘abolition’...

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