Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 304)
 

Buzz Around Biden Continues to Grow

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Posted by    Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 2:30pm 9/3/2015 at 2:30pm

As Hillary Clinton continues to stumble over scandals and sink in the polls, speculation is growing around the possibility of a Joe Biden run for 2016. A trip to Florida by the VP this week is fueling the fire.

Ed O’Keefe of the Washington Post:

A speech. A party fundraiser. In Florida. Clinton?...

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#BlackLivesMatter and #BlueLivesMatter — why the Dem and Media double standard?

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 8:30am 9/2/2015 at 8:30am

A few years ago, liberals in politics and media insisted that rhetoric coming from the Tea Party was violent and that we needed a new tone in political discourse. Now that #BlackLivesMatter activists are openly advocating violence, those folks are nowhere to be found.

Last night on FOX News, Megyn Kelly brought...

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College Insurrection Enters Senior Year

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 8:30am 9/1/2015 at 8:30am

Professor Jacobson published the first College Insurrection post on August 22, 2012.

Welcome to College Insurrection

Since then, we’ve published over 8,000 posts about free speech, rape culture, due process, microaggressions, trigger warnings, white privilege, the BDS movement, wacky professors, speech zones, liberal bias, the higher ed bubble and dozens of other issues...

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Bernie Sanders Tries to Build Gun Control Cred with Left

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Posted by    Monday, August 31, 2015 at 10:00am 8/31/2015 at 10:00am

Bernie Sanders is getting hit from his left on gun control. Vermont is a very blue state, but it’s also rural and has plenty of gun owners.

Yesterday on CNN, he assured Jake Tapper and, by extension, progressive Democratic primary voters that he strongly believes in greater gun control:

Bernie Sanders says he’s...

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Dick Cheney: Obama Surrendering America’s Power

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Posted by    Sunday, August 30, 2015 at 9:00am 8/30/2015 at 9:00am

It’s safe to say that former Vice President Dick Cheney is not a fan of Obama, especially with regard to foreign policy. While Obama is pushing congress to approve his Iran Deal, Cheney is ringing alarm bells.

Rebecca Shabad of The Hill:

Cheney: Obama has ‘surrendered’ America’s global power

Former Vice President Dick Cheney...

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O’Malley Slams DNC Rigged Debate Schedule, Wasserman Schultz Not Pleased

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Posted by    Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 2:30pm 8/29/2015 at 2:30pm

Martin O’Malley’s complaints about the lack of Democratic debates are getting louder and it’s beginning to put a strain on his party. DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz was not happy about his speech at a recent event.

Bradford Richardson of The Hill:

O’Malley challenges DNC over ‘rigged’ debate schedule

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley...

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Trump goes after Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Weiner, Hillary camp goes ballistic

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Posted by    Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 10:30am 8/29/2015 at 10:30am

While speaking at a campaign event in the Boston area Friday night, Donald Trump was jabbing Hillary Clinton and slipped into a seemingly improvised monologue about embattled Clinton aide Huma Abedin and her husband Anthony Weiner.

Josh Feldman of Mediaite:

‘Bing Bing Bing’: Trump Lets Loose on ‘Perv,’ ‘Sleazebag’ Anthony Weiner

Trump was talking...

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History and Hypocrisy Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 8:30am 8/29/2015 at 8:30am

One of Obama’s favorite expressions is the subject of this week’s history lesson with author and columnist Jonah Goldberg.

Speaking of history…

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The Return of Hillary’s Thing

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Posted by    Friday, August 28, 2015 at 8:30am 8/28/2015 at 8:30am

Whenever Hillary Clinton is in trouble James Carville isn’t far behind, snarling and sneering at her critics, labeling their claims as ridiculous and unfounded.

Parts one and two of this horror series came out in March of this year, as soon as Hillary’s email problems began. Now, he’s back for the third...

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Huma Huma Huma

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Posted by    Friday, August 28, 2015 at 7:00am 8/28/2015 at 7:00am

Hillary Clinton’s trusted aide Huma Abedin was in the news earlier this month when it was alleged that she was overpaid while working at the State Department.

A new report from

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Al Sharpton’s New Motto: “Wake up early Sunday morning, we much.”

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Posted by    Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 10:00am 8/27/2015 at 10:00am

MSNBC is dropping the Reverend Al Sharpton’s program ‘PoliticsNation’ from its daily lineup and moving him to a weekly slot which will air on Sunday mornings at 8 am.

Alex Weprin of Politico reports:

MSNBC moves Al Sharpton to Sunday mornings

Sharpton’s last weekday “PoliticsNation” will be Sept. 4. He moves to Sundays a...

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Marco Rubio: Trump Won’t be Republican Nominee

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at 3:25pm 8/26/2015 at 3:25pm

Marco Rubio made a campaign stop in New Hampshire today and dismissed Donald Trump’s current front-runner status, saying that Trump will not be the Republican nominee for 2016.

Sahil Kapur of Bloomberg reported:

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Martin O’Malley: Democratic Party acting “in such an un-Democratic way”

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at 7:00am 8/26/2015 at 7:00am

Martin O’Malley is angry at his own party for the lack of Democratic debates, and who could blame him? He’s so starved for media attention that he’s taken to bashing Donald Trump.

O’Malley makes a valid point—what’s the DNC so afraid of?

David Sherfinski of the

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St. Louis Woman’s Message to #BlackLivesMatter Goes Viral

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 5:30pm 8/25/2015 at 5:30pm

Missouri woman Peggy Hubbard has had enough. Following an incident in St. Louis involving a young black man and the police, she made a video message for #BlackLivesMatter and it has gone viral.

Dave Urbanski of The Blaze:

Black mother Peggy Hubbard notes on her Facebook page that she’s from St. Louis.

And even...

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Report: Obama Gives ‘Blessing’ to 2016 Biden Run

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 7:00am 8/25/2015 at 7:00am

CNN reported last night that President Obama has given his blessing to a 2016 presidential run for Vice President Joe Biden.

This news isn’t completely unexpected but as Legal Insurrection readers know, it will change the landscape of the Democratic Party’s 2016 primary, especially if Elizabeth Warren is involved.

From CNN’s report...

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Americans Who Stopped Train Attack Given France’s Highest Honor

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Posted by    Monday, August 24, 2015 at 4:00pm 8/24/2015 at 4:00pm

The three Americans who stopped a terror attack on a train in France over the weekend were given the Legion of Honor award by French President François Hollande.

CNN reports:

France honors 3 Americans, Briton for stopping train attack

Three days after they pounced on and subdued a gunman Friday aboard a packed train...

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Citizens Must Defend Themselves as Cities Descend into Lawlessness

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Posted by    Sunday, August 23, 2015 at 4:00pm 8/23/2015 at 4:00pm

Following the riots of this spring, Baltimore has found itself a city on the edge. In fact, Baltimore has now surpassed New York City in homicides for the year.

Justin Fenton of the Baltimore Sun:

Baltimore has surpassed New...

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