Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 29)
 

College in Georgia Expels Student for Racist Language Used on Social Media

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Posted by    Sunday, June 7, 2020 at 11:30am 6/7/2020 at 11:30am

College students are young and sometimes do dumb things. Also, there have been numerous times over the last several years where college students have been forgiven for doing far worse things than this. Now it’s clear, this is the one line that must not be crossed.

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82-Year-Old Massachusetts Veteran Assaulted for Holding Trump Sign

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Posted by    Sunday, June 7, 2020 at 10:00am 6/7/2020 at 10:00am
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Students at Mizzou Renew Calls for Removal of Thomas Jefferson Statue

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Posted by    Sunday, June 7, 2020 at 9:30am 6/7/2020 at 9:30am

Higher education deserves the apocalypse coming to it in the near future.

The College Fix reports:

Mizzou students once again want statue of Thomas Jefferson removed

In an example of what could be the next phase of the current Black Lives Matter protests sweeping the country, students at the University of Missouri are —...

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Americans Feel Betrayed Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by    Sunday, June 7, 2020 at 8:00am 6/7/2020 at 8:00am
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Americans allowed the country to be shut down for months. Jobs were lost and lives were destroyed. And now, many of the people who forced this to happen, have turned on a dime over left wing riots and protests.

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The Campus Social Justice Warriors of Yesterday Are Now in the Workplace

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Posted by    Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 2:00pm 6/6/2020 at 2:00pm
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For anyone not in the know, a number of reporters at the New York Times are freaking out because the paper published an op-ed by Republican Senator Tom Cotton of Arkansas.

This is the consequence of campus social justice warriors entering the workforce.

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Faculty Members of George Washington U. Law School Want To Strip William Barr of Honorary Degree

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Posted by    Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 11:30am 6/6/2020 at 11:30am
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The left wants to unperson anyone who works for Trump. That’s what this is about.

Forbes reports:

Members Of George Washington University Law School’s Faculty Want To Strip William Barr Of His Honorary Degree

On Monday afternoon, as President Trump walked from the White House to nearby St. John’s Church to stage a photo...

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Paul Krugman Pushes Conspiracy Theory About New Jobs Numbers

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Posted by    Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 10:00am 6/6/2020 at 10:00am
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New York Times columnist and Nobel award winning economist Paul Krugman is a well-known sufferer of Trump Derangement Syndrome. When it was revealed on Friday that the jobs numbers were much better than the doomsday media predicted, Krugman floated a conspiracy theory as an explanation.

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UConn Takes Federal Bailout Cash, Raises Tuition for Some, Offers Free College to Others

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Posted by    Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 9:30am 6/6/2020 at 9:30am

These moves seem contradictory in pretty much every direction.

Campus Reform reports:

UConn takes gov’t bailout while raising tuition, making college ‘free’ for some

After announcing that it would make tuition free for families making up to $50,000 per year, the University of Connecticut squeezed current students for tuition and mandatory fees during the...

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Radicalism on Campus Week in Higher Education

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Posted by    Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 8:00am 6/6/2020 at 8:00am
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Many parents in America must now realize who is teaching their children at college.

This trickles down to students.

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Bernie Sanders Staffers at War With Each Other as Election Approaches

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Posted by    Friday, June 5, 2020 at 1:00pm 6/5/2020 at 1:00pm
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The battle for the soul of the Democratic party that was waging as far back as 2016 primary is still happening. It doesn’t seem to matter what Bernie tells his supporters to do, some of them will never embrace establishment Democrats.

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College Republican Event at Southern Oregon U. Called ‘Alt-Right’ Because Invited Speaker Left Antifa

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Posted by    Friday, June 5, 2020 at 12:00pm 6/5/2020 at 12:00pm

Not belonging to Antifa anymore makes you alt-right? This is insane.

The College Fix reports:

Southern Oregon University calls invited speaker ‘alt-right’ because he left Antifa

Have you left Antifa? You must be a degenerate racist.

Southern Oregon University has a curiously narrow view of the political spectrum, given how it defended its decision not...

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VIDEO: NYU Business Prof Explains How Coronavirus Will be A Wrecking Ball to Higher Ed

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Posted by    Friday, June 5, 2020 at 10:00am 6/5/2020 at 10:00am
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I never heard of Professor Scott Galloway before now but he’s a smart guy. He apparently hosts an online program for Vice. His predictions for higher ed are pretty dire.

Via Ace of Spades who explains:

His basic notion is this:

American education has long been absurdly overpriced. He notes this is the only...

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Prof Resigns After Criticizing Protesters on Twitter

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Posted by    Friday, June 5, 2020 at 8:00am 6/5/2020 at 8:00am

In addition to the prof who resigned, there’s a professor at another school who is facing pressure to resign for mocking students for wanting special considerations right now.

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CNN’s Chris Cuomo Unaware The First Amendment Protects Only Peaceful Protest

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Posted by    Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 4:00pm 6/4/2020 at 4:00pm
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Throughout the protests and riots, it has been amazing to watch apologists on CNN defend what is happening. Chris Cuomo is now wondering aloud why protests should be peaceful.

Has he looked out a window lately?

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Rutgers University Historian Defends Antifa and Trashes Trump

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Posted by    Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 12:00pm 6/4/2020 at 12:00pm

This person has a history of defending Antifa. He has written books about them.

Campus Reform reports:

Rutgers historian runs to rioters’ defense: ‘Antifa isn’t the problem’

Mark Bray, a historian of human rights, terrorism, and political radicalism in modern Europe at Rutgers University in New Jersey, claims President Donald Trump’s labeling of Antifa...

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Drexel University Students Protest Presence of National Guard on Campus

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Posted by    Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 10:00am 6/4/2020 at 10:00am

The National Guard is not on Drexel University’s campus for anything to do with the school. They’re using part of a building as a base of operations. Yet the students are protesting this.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Drexel Students Protest National Guard Presence on Campus

Drexel University students took to social media and wrote...

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Winthrop University Censors Dean for Using Term ‘Wuhan Virus’

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Posted by    Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 8:00am 6/4/2020 at 8:00am

In doing this, isn’t Winthrop University essentially siding with the Chinese Communist Party? Wouldn’t they do the same thing?

The College Fix reports:

Winthrop University censors dean who used term ‘Wuhan virus’

In mid-May, an opinion column discussing the origins of the COVID-19 virus written by a Winthrop University dean was retracted by a...

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