Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 3)
 

VIDEO: Iowa Board of Regents Meeting Shut Down by Student Protesters

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Posted by    Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 1:30pm 2/8/2020 at 1:30pm

The student protesters were demanding a tuition freeze. Wait until they find out how expensive free college would be.

The Gazette reports:

Student protesters shut down Iowa Board of Regents meeting

Students from across Iowa’s three public universities on Wednesday shut down a Board of Regents by interrupting its afternoon session with loud chants,...

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Students at U. Illinois Want to Make it Easier for Illegal Immigrants to Get State Funds

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Posted by    Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 11:30am 2/8/2020 at 11:30am

How generous of these students. Taxpayers in Illinois must be thrilled with this idea.

Campus Reform reports:

UI students want to make it even easier for illegal students to get state funds

Members of the University of Illinois student government are calling on their peers and the university...

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Clinton Adviser James Carville Panicked Over 2020 Democrats: “We’re losing our damn minds”

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Posted by    Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 10:00am 2/8/2020 at 10:00am
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The Ragin’ Cajun is back and he’s not happy about the direction his party has taken. Bill Clinton adviser James Carville has been making the media rounds this week and sounding an alarm about the Democratic candidates for 2020 and the message they’re sending to voters.

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Campus ‘Undoing Racism’ Workshop Tells Participants That All White People Are Racist

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Posted by    Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 9:30am 2/8/2020 at 9:30am

What a unifying message. By the way, this didn’t happen at one school. This is a traveling workshop.

The College Fix reports:

At ‘Undoing Racism’ workshop, participants told ‘all white people are racist’

The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond’s “Undoing Racism” workshop, hosted on various college campuses and other community locations across the...

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Coronavirus and Conspiracies Week in Higher Education

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Posted by    Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 8:00am 2/8/2020 at 8:00am
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Contagious diseases often present special challenges for colleges and universities. This one is no exception.

Compare and contrast.

Meanwhile, another strange...

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Women of Color Quit Elizabeth Warren’s Nevada Campaign Citing “Toxic” Work Environment

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Posted by    Friday, February 7, 2020 at 8:00pm 2/7/2020 at 8:00pm
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Elizabeth Warren’s campaign is struggling. Not only did she finish third in Iowa, she just lost several campaign employees in Nevada, all women of color, who made some harsh allegations about their treatment.

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VIDEO: Crazed Young Man Screams at Students for Trump on Arizona State Campus

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Posted by    Friday, February 7, 2020 at 12:00pm 2/7/2020 at 12:00pm

Members of Students for Trump were tabling on the campus of Arizona State University, when a young man came along and began screaming about wanting to slash all Republicans’ throats.

Seriously, when you watch this you have to wonder if this guy needs to be medicated.

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Student Group Claims Cornell’s Coronavirus Concerns Stem from ‘Xenophobic Perceptions of Asian People’

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Posted by    Friday, February 7, 2020 at 10:00am 2/7/2020 at 10:00am

Our very own Professor Jacobson is quoted in this story.

FOX News reports:

Student group: Cornell’s coronavirus concerns stem from ‘xenophobic perceptions of Asian people’

A Cornell University student group declared on Tuesday that the school is “buying into Sinophobic rhetoric” and “racist fear mongering” because it sent a mass email about the coronavirus.

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University Closes Online Art Show When Picture of Trump Being Beheaded is Revealed

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Posted by    Friday, February 7, 2020 at 8:00am 2/7/2020 at 8:00am

Nothing to see here. This is perfectly normal behavior in an institution of higher learning, right?

The College Fix reports:

University scrubs online art show after pic depicting Trump be...

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Professor Jonathan Turley: Nancy Pelosi Should Resign

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Posted by    Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 12:00pm 2/6/2020 at 12:00pm
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I could not agree more.

Professor Turley writes at The Hill:

Nancy Pelosi should resign

The House has its share of infamies, great and small, real and symbolic, and has been the scene of personal infamies from brawls to canings. But the conduct of Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) at the State of the Union...

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Cook Political Report Shifts Alabama Senate Race to Lean Republican After Doug Jones Votes to Convict

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Posted by    Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 11:00am 2/6/2020 at 11:00am
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Senator Doug Jones (D-AL) was already facing reelection challenges for next fall, but things just got a lot harder for him. As a Democrat, Jones lucked into this job in Trump country. He might not have it for much longer.

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A Second Professor Has Been Charged for Lying About Alleged Ties to China

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Posted by    Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 10:00am 2/6/2020 at 10:00am

Just last week, a high ranking chemistry professor at Harvard was charged for this. What is going on?

Campus Reform reports:

Another medical research prof with secret ties to China

Yet another university medical research professor has been charged for alleged ties to Chinese efforts to steal American research.

Just a week after Harvard University...

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Campus Activists Shut Down Student Govt. Meeting at Berkeley Shouting ‘Free Palestine’

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Posted by    Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 8:00am 2/6/2020 at 8:00am

The BDS movement is still alive and well at Berkeley.

The College Fix reports:

Student activists chanting ‘Free Palestine’ shut down UC-Berkeley student government meeting

A mob of student activists chanting “free Palestine” disrupted a student government committee meeting Monday at the University of California-Berkeley, as the body was scheduled to vote on a...

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The Iowa Caucus Story You Haven’t Heard: Trump Broke Obama’s 2012 Record for Reelection Turnout

http://insider.foxnews.com/2018/01/28/cherokee-woman-blasts-elizabeth-warren-claiming-native-american-ancestry
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Posted by    Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 1:00pm 2/5/2020 at 1:00pm
http://insider.foxnews.com/2018/01/28/cherokee-woman-blasts-elizabeth-warren-claiming-native-american-ancestry

The last two days have been saturated with media reports about the disaster of the Democrat caucus in Iowa and for good reasons. You probably have not heard much about the Iowa Republican caucus, but there was a significant development there.

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U. Utah Uses ‘Pleasure Packs’ to Discreetly Send Condoms to Students

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 12:00pm 2/5/2020 at 12:00pm

Are students incapable of accessing condoms on their own, if needed?

The Salt Lake Tribune reports:

The University of Utah created ‘Pleasure Packs’ to discreetly mail condoms to...

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UMass Amherst Students Now Able to Earn Credit by Organizing for Social Justice

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 10:00am 2/5/2020 at 10:00am

The left’s agenda continues to eclipse the pursuit of actual scholarship.

Campus Reform reports:

Students earn credit for ‘organizing’ for ‘social justice’

The application for a new “grassroots community organizing” course at...

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LGBT Studies Program Director at Syracuse Wants School to Make Program a Major

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 8:00am 2/5/2020 at 8:00am

This program director is obviously acting as an advocate for her field, but does the school need this major?

The College Fix reports:

Syracuse LGBT studies program director: Give us more faculty, make program a major

The director of Syracuse University’s LGBT studies program wants the program to become a major course of study,...

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