Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 3)
 

Jimmy Kimmel No Longer the ‘Moral Conscience of America’

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Posted by    Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 1:00pm 10/14/2017 at 1:00pm
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Jimmy Kimmel is pulling the same old trick Jon Stewart used for years. When discussing a topic like healthcare or gun control, he’s a serious policy wonk. When something comes up that’s inconvenient or embarrassing to Democrats, hey – he’s just a TV host.

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Princeton Student: Conservatives Don’t Really Believe in Free Speech

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Ryan Born, the student who wrote this op-ed for The Princetonian, doesn’t even seem to believe that free speech applies to conservatives.

Speech is free

It seems that, nowadays, cries for “free speech” ring from campus to campus. The term has become quite famous and quite popular. Perhaps it owes its popularity to...

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Dartmouth Student Claims Homecoming Honors ‘Legacy of Colonialism’

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Posted by    Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 9:30am 10/14/2017 at 9:30am
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Give the left long enough and they can find something wrong with everything.

Campus Reform reports:

Dartmouth student: Homecoming honors ‘legacy of colonialism’

A student leader at Dartmouth College wants her classmates to “support the marginalized” by rejecting a time-honored homecoming tradition.

In an op-ed for The Dartmouth, student Jessica Cantos, a member of the...

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Shouting You Down Week in Higher Education

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Posted by    Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 7:30am 10/14/2017 at 7:30am

Some college students think free speech means they have a right to silence others.

It never ends.

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University Rejects $5 Million Dollar Gift From Harvey Weinstein

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Posted by    Friday, October 13, 2017 at 1:30pm 10/13/2017 at 1:30pm
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The Harvey Weinstein scandal is even making waves in academia now.

The Daily Caller reports:

SURPRISE! Southern Cal Abandons Harvey Weinstein’s $5 Million Gift For Women Filmmakers

The University of Southern California has rejected a $5 million donation from Harvey Weinstein in response to allegations that Weinstein sexually abused scores of women for decades.

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Oberlin Students: America Not Worth Being Proud Of

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Students Kennedy Kline and Ua Hayes recently wrote an essay for the Oberlin Review which drips with the sort of leftism we’ve come to expect from this school.

Anthem Supports False Narrative of Freedom

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Associated Press Tries Tying Steve Bannon to Harvey Weinstein

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Posted by    Friday, October 13, 2017 at 10:00am 10/13/2017 at 10:00am
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You knew this would happen, right? The media can’t resist the urge to tie anything negative to Trump directly or by extension. The ridiculous thing about this is that it’s a blatant nothing burger. The whole point is to plant an association in people’s minds.

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Toronto Schools Removing ‘Chief’ From Job Titles to Respect Indigenous Peoples

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Posted by    Friday, October 13, 2017 at 7:30am 10/13/2017 at 7:30am
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When you start down this path of political correctness, it never ends.

The Globe and Mail reports:

TDSB to remove ‘chief’ from job titles out of respect...

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Student Protesters Disrupt Charles Murray Speech at U. Michigan

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Posted by    Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 4:00pm 10/12/2017 at 4:00pm
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The College Republicans at the University of Michigan invited sociologist and author Charles Murray to speak, but the event was disrupted by student protesters using the same unfair criticisms of Murray heard on other campuses.

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Georgetown Student Paper Now Documenting ‘Bias’ Incidents

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Somehow, I don’t think this is geared towards protecting pro-Trump students on campus.

Campus Reform reports:

Georgetown student paper begins documenting ‘bias’ incidents

Georgetown University’s school newspaper is teaming up with a national non-profit to tell the personal stories of students who have experienced bias-related incidents.

According to a recent call for stories, The Hoya...

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Poll Finds 58 Percent of Students Think ‘Intolerant’ Ideas Should be Kept Off Campus

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Posted by    Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 10:30am 10/12/2017 at 10:30am

Intolerant is liberal speak for anything that doesn’t line up with what liberals believe.

The Daily Caller reports:

POLL: 58 Percent Of College Kids Think ‘Intolerant’ Ideas Shouldn’t Be On Campus

The majority of conservative and liberal college students believe that they shouldn’t be in a campus environment where there are “intolerant or offensive...

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Columbia Students Protest British Speaker Critical of Increased Islamic Immigration in EU

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Posted by    Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 7:30am 10/12/2017 at 7:30am

The speaker was appearing by Skype but that didn’t stop the protesters.

The New York Post reports:

Protesters stop British nationalist speech at Columbia

Protesters opposing a speech by a controversial British nationalist at Columbia University Tuesday chanted “NYPD, KKK, how many kids have you killed today,” according to Facebook footage of the event.

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UC Raises Tuition While Spending Tens of Millions on Extravagant Pensions

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 1:30pm 10/11/2017 at 1:30pm

As a smart man once said, something that can’t go on forever, won’t. How is this sustainable?

The College Fix reports:

University of California hands out massive pensions, hits students with higher tuition

The University of California 10-campus system is spending upwards of tens of millions of dollars on increasingly generous pensions for faculty,...

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Drexel U Prof Placed on Leave for Inflammatory Las Vegas Comments

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 10:30am 10/11/2017 at 10:30am
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We wrote about the professor’s comments last week. Now he has been placed on leave.

The Daily Caller reports:

Drexel Puts Tenured ‘White Genocide’ Prof On Leave After He Blamed Vegas Massacre On White People

Drexel University put a tenured...

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Protesters at TSU Law School Shout Down Congressman at Conservative Student Event

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 10:00am 10/11/2017 at 10:00am
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The Federalist Society at Texas Southern University’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law invited Republican State Rep. Briscoe Cain to speak about his experiences in the Texas legislature. Unfortunately, a group of protesters took it upon themselves to decide Briscoe shouldn’t be allowed to speak.

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Petition Demands Immigration Debate Be Cancelled at Seattle U. Law School

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 7:30am 10/11/2017 at 7:30am

The left does not want to debate the issues. They believe they are right and don’t want anyone questioning them.

Bloomberg’s Big Law Business Blog reports:

Seattle Law School Latest Flashpoint Over Campus Speech (Updated)

An immigration debate at Seattle University School of Law is the latest front for the hot-button issue of campus...

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U. Michigan President Hid Emails in Which He Insulted Campus Trump Supporters

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 1:30pm 10/10/2017 at 1:30pm
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Can you imagine how difficult it must be to be a college student who supports Trump in our current academic environment?

The Daily Caller reports:

University Of Michigan President Insults Trump Supporters In Emails He Tried To Hide

The president of the taxpayer-funded University of Michigan, Mark Schlissel, wrote in an email that he...

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