Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 318)
 

Obama’s Town Hall on Guns Just More of the Same

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Posted by    Friday, January 8, 2016 at 10:00am 1/8/2016 at 10:00am

Obama’s “Guns in America” town hall event on CNN last night was a quiet event with plenty of respectful questions from the invitation only audience but failed to present any new ideas for dealing with gun violence short of making it harder for people to buy guns.

Within the first 15 minutes,...

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The Clintons’ Baggage is Finally Catching up to Them

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Posted by    Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 10:00am 1/7/2016 at 10:00am

Hillary Clinton has a big problem. As a candidate, she wants to be seen as an advocate for women but her husband’s past and her defense of it conflicts with that message. She simply can’t have it both ways.

To make matters worse, some of Bill Clinton’s accusers are starting to...

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Obama Quietly Prepares to Transfer Prisoners From Gitmo

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at 8:30am 1/6/2016 at 8:30am

While Obama cried for TV cameras yesterday, his administration was putting the finishing touches on a plan to transfer up to 17 prisoners from Guantanamo Bay. This has been in the works for a while.

Catherine Herridge...

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Baltimore Broke its Record For Homicides in 2015

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at 8:30am 1/5/2016 at 8:30am

The city of Baltimore reached a grim milestone in 2015 by racking up more homicides in one year than ever before.

Kevin Rector reported at The Baltimore Sun:

Deadliest year in Baltimore his...

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Some “Armed” Protest Occupations Are More Equal Than Others

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Posted by    Sunday, January 3, 2016 at 6:00pm 1/3/2016 at 6:00pm

Protesters have taken over a small federal building in Oregon and some of them are armed. One of them is Ammon Bundy, son of rancher Cliven Bundy who was in the news last year for clashing with federal authorities over land use.

The reason for the protest seems to be two-fold. The...

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Collapsing Campaigns Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by    Sunday, January 3, 2016 at 8:30am 1/3/2016 at 8:30am

The American people are paying attention to the presidential race now and the fields are beginning to narrow.

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Donald Trump Outdid All Rivals on Social Media in 2015

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Posted by    Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 2:30pm 1/2/2016 at 2:30pm

Everyone knows Donald Trump is very active on Twitter but now it’s official. Out of everyone running for president, Trump pretty much killed it on social media.

Hadas Gold reported at Politico:

Trump dominated rivals on social media in 2015

In 2015, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump dominated his rivals on social media, causing...

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Here Comes Obama’s Executive Action on Guns

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Posted by    Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 10:30am 1/2/2016 at 10:30am

Now that the holidays are over it’s back to business as usual. In Obama’s case that means pushing a pet issue with no authorization from congress.

The Wall Street Journal reports:

Obama Ready to Act Alone on Gun Control

President Barack Obama, who has bypassed a reluctant Congress on issues ranging from immigration to...

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Goodbye 2015 Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 8:30am 1/2/2016 at 8:30am

This is the last weekly round-up of College Insurrection posts from 2015. As you’ll see below, we’re still facing many of the same issues on campus.

Race is still a hot button.

Free speech problems.

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Emails: George Soros Regretted Backing Obama Over Hillary in 2008

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Posted by    Friday, January 1, 2016 at 3:00pm 1/1/2016 at 3:00pm

A new batch of Hillary Clinton’s emails was released last night on New Year’s Eve. One particularly entertaining exchange revealed that the progressive billionaire George Soros had some regrets over the 2008 election.

Kristina Wong reports at The Hill:

Clinton emails: Billionaire Soros said he regretted backing Obama

George Soros, a billionaire Democratic donor,...

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My 10 Favorite College Insurrection Posts of 2015

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Posted by    Thursday, December 31, 2015 at 10:00am 12/31/2015 at 10:00am

2015 was a big year in campus news and we covered pretty much all of it at College Insurrection, which makes it difficult to pick just 10 posts so I’m going to focus on stuff that made me laugh.

Here goes:

10. Holyoke College Cancels the ‘Vagina Monologues’ for Not Being Feminist Enough

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Martin O’Malley Event in Iowa Draws One Person

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at 8:30am 12/30/2015 at 8:30am

Democrat presidential candidate Martin O’Malley held a campaign event in Iowa Monday and one single person showed up. In O’Malley’s defense, it was snowing in Iowa but still… one guy?

Here’s the worst part, the guy left uncommitted.

Nick Gass reported at

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Samuel L. Jackson Hoped San Bernardino Shooter Was a ‘Crazy White Dude’

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at 10:00am 12/29/2015 at 10:00am

Actor Samuel L. Jackson let a little too much information slip in a recent interview with the Hollywood Reporter. He was speaking to them about his new film The Hateful Eight but the conversation turned to current events.

On the subject of the San Bernardino terror attack, Jackson had a different culprit...

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What if VA Dem politicians had to abide same anti-gun rules imposed on citizens?

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Posted by    Monday, December 28, 2015 at 8:30am 12/28/2015 at 8:30am

Virginia had an election in November which Democrats, including governor Terry McAuliffe, hoped would give them control of the state senate. They campaigned in part on gun control and lost, but that hasn’t stopped them from pushing their agenda.

After failing to achieve their goals through the democratic process, top Democrats are...

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Trump: Hillary’s bullying of Bill’s women may become campaign issue

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHlt1W83JFU
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Posted by    Sunday, December 27, 2015 at 10:30am 12/27/2015 at 10:30am
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Hillary Clinton is already playing the sexism card against Donald Trump but he responded quickly by implying that if she persists in that line of attack, he’s going to start bringing up her husband’s checkered past. And her treatment of the women.

Robert Fowler reports at Opposing Views:

Donald Trump To Hillary Clinton:...

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Politics and Presents Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by    Sunday, December 27, 2015 at 8:30am 12/27/2015 at 8:30am

The two big ticket items at Legal Insurrection this week were politics and Christmas.

Let’s begin with Ted Cruz.

Meanwhile, on the other side of the aisle…

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Hillary Clinton’s Deportation Problem

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Posted by    Saturday, December 26, 2015 at 4:30pm 12/26/2015 at 4:30pm

Just before Christmas, it was quietly announced that the Obama administration is going to deport a significant number of illegal immigrants after the holidays. That presents a political problem for Hillary Clinton, who will have to choose a side in a no-win scenario.

The Washington Post

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