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Retired Chicago Firefighter Falsely Accused of Murder at Capitol Riot by Social Media Trolls

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Posted by    Friday, January 15, 2021 at 3:00pm 1/15/2021 at 3:00pm
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A retired firefighter in Chicago named David Quintavalle, who wasn’t even in Washington, DC on the day of the unrest at the Capitol, was accused of murder during the incident by people fanning the flames on social media.

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University of Pennsylvania Being Urged to Revoke Trump’s College Degree

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Posted by    Friday, January 15, 2021 at 12:00pm 1/15/2021 at 12:00pm

This is not an honorary degree. This is Trump’s actual college degree. This is madness.

BillyPen reports:

How UPenn could revoke Trump’s Wharton degree

People connected to the University of Pennsylvania have long demanded a more serious response to the actions of 1968 Wharton alumnus President Donald Trump. With last week’s riot at the...

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First Amendment Experts Say COVID Being Used to Stifle Free Speech on Campus

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Posted by    Friday, January 15, 2021 at 10:00am 1/15/2021 at 10:00am

The example being given here is provable. On some college campuses over the last year, administrators allowed protests from left wing groups, such as Black Lives Matter, while not allowing others.

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Penn State Prof Implies Young America’s Foundation Somehow Responsible for Capitol Riots

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Posted by    Friday, January 15, 2021 at 8:00am 1/15/2021 at 8:00am

Young America’s Foundation is an organization that promotes conservative ideas on college campuses. They had absolutely nothing to do with what happened at the Capitol.

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Chapman U. Law Prof John Eastman Resigns After Pressure Campaign Over Trump Rally Appearance

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Posted by    Friday, January 15, 2021 at 7:00am 1/15/2021 at 7:00am
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Professor John Eastman attended the Trump rally last week but did not participate in the Capitol Hill riot. The school faced tremendous pressure from its faculty to fire him for this. The university president refused to fire him.

Eastman has now resigned.

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Biden Pick for DOJ Civil Rights Division Wrote Blacks Are Superior Due to Melanin

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Posted by    Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 5:00pm 1/14/2021 at 5:00pm
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Kristen Clarke is an attorney who Joe Biden wants to run the Civil Rights Division at the Department of Justice. While Clarke was at Harvard, she wrote some things about race that would disturb many Americans.

Tucker Carlson has done two reports about Clarke over the last two days.

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Country’s Worst Mayor Bill de Blasio Looking to Terminate NYC Contracts With Trump

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Posted by    Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 3:00pm 1/14/2021 at 3:00pm
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to terminate the city’s contracts with the Trump Organization due to the Capitol Hill riots.

New York is in the midst of unprecedented health and economic crisis, much of it due to de Blasio’s ineptness as mayor. He is using this situation to deflect...

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U. Michigan Regent Faces Demands to Resign for Not Denouncing Capitol Riot Fast Enough

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Posted by    Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 12:00pm 1/14/2021 at 12:00pm

This regent is a Republican and that’s what this is really all about.

Campus Reform reports:

UMich regent faces calls to resign…even after denouncing Capitol violence

Over 4,000 University of Michigan community members called for administrators to recall Ron Weiser — a member of the school’s Board of Regents — from his position for...

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Former Harvard-Affiliated Researcher Caught Allegedly Trying to Smuggle Cancer Research to China

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Posted by    Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 10:00am 1/14/2021 at 10:00am

On the upside, this person was forced to leave the United States.

The College Fix reports:

Former Harvard-affiliated researcher ordered to leave country after attempt to smuggle cancer research to China

A former researcher for Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston has been ordered to leave the U.S. after lying to customs officers...

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Duke University Profs Want Joe Biden to Create a ‘Misinformation Commission’

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Posted by    Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 8:00am 1/14/2021 at 8:00am

Isn’t this what George Orwell called the Ministry of Truth? People on the left either don’t see what they are becoming or just don’t care.

The Federalist reports:

Duke Profs Call For Biden To Create A Misinformation Commission

A pair of Duke University professors are calling on President-elect Joe Biden to establish a bipartisan...

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Supermarket Chain Adding ‘Black-Owned’ Tags to Products Offered by Minority Owned Businesses

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 3:30pm 1/13/2021 at 3:30pm
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The supermarket chain Giant Food began adding labels to products on their shelves, indicating which items are from black-owned businesses.

This is just the latest example of how the progressive concept of social justice is encroaching on every aspect of our daily lives.

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U. Pittsburgh Facing Lawsuit for Punishing Cardiologist Who Criticized Affirmative Action

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 12:00pm 1/13/2021 at 12:00pm

We mentioned this case in a Quick Take back in August. Professor Norman Wang is now seeking damages and reinstatement.

U. Pittsburgh’s University Times reports:

Lawsuit filed against Pitt on behalf of cardiology professor Norman Wang

The Center for Individual Rights has filed a lawsuit against the University of Pittsburgh on behalf of Norman...

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Big Tech is Following Higher Education’s Method of Deplatforming Conservatives

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 10:00am 1/13/2021 at 10:00am

Progressives in higher education figured out long ago that you don’t have to debate people if you just silence them. That’s what big tech is doing now.

Campus Reform provides a few examples:

Before Big Tech, colleges led the way in de-platforming conservatives

Conservative student group denied ‘for no reason’

Baylor University rejected an application...

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Harvard Institute of Politics Removes Rep. Elise Stefanik From Advisory Board for Questioning 2020 Election

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 8:00am 1/13/2021 at 8:00am
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Democrats, the media, and others spent the last four years insisting Russia stole the 2016 election. Those same people are punishing anyone who questions 2020.

FOX News reports:

Harvard removes GOP Rep. Elise Stefanik from advisory committee over election comments

Republican Rep. Elise Stefanik’s getting the boot from the Harvard Institute of Politics.

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CNN Shutting Down Airport Broadcasts Now That Captive Audience is Largely Gone

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 7:00am 1/13/2021 at 7:00am
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Now that the COVID-19 pandemic has decimated the air travel industry, CNN is discontinuing its airport network. With no captive audience forced to watch, what’s the point?

What will all those airport TV screens show now?

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Chapman University President Refuses to Fire Prof Who Spoke at Trump DC Rally

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 1:00pm 1/12/2021 at 1:00pm
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Chapman University Law Professor John Eastman attended the pro-Trump rally in Washington, DC last week, and even appeared on stage with Rudy Giuliani.

Eastman was not part of the group that stormed the Capitol, but his employer is now being pressured to fire him.

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Harvard Hires Firm Led by Former Obama Admin Officials to Review its Police Department

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 12:00pm 1/12/2021 at 12:00pm
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Of course Harvard hired an Obama connected firm for this. The outcome was just as predictable.

Campus Reform reports:

Harvard hires Obama-connected firm for police review. The result is unsurprising.

Harvard University hired a consulting firm led by former Obama administration officials to review its police department. The firm recommended improving the department’s...

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