Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 319)
 

Rising Tuition Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, December 26, 2015 at 8:30am 12/26/2015 at 8:30am

The higher ed bubble grows, as does college tuition. What could be driving all this inflation?

Cause and effect?

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The Ultimate Christmas Flash Mob Video!

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Posted by    Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 4:00pm 12/24/2015 at 4:00pm

We featured this video last year and liked it so much, we’re doing it again.

Christmas flash mobs have become very popular over the last few years but so far none have matched the outstanding effort put forth by the Opera Company of Philadelphia in 2010.

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Three Republicans May Not Make the Cut for Next Debate

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 2:30pm 12/23/2015 at 2:30pm
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According to polling rules set forth by the FOX Business Network, the next Republican debate in January may reduce the number of candidates on stage by three.

Ben Kamisar reports at The Hill:

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Intruder Meets Armed Homeowner, Loses

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 1:00pm 12/22/2015 at 1:00pm

Recently in Nashville, a man decided to kick in the door of a house. Little did he know, the homeowner was at home and armed. Things didn’t turn out well for the criminal.

ABC News in Nashville reported:

Man shot after kicking in door to Madison home

One man is in the hospital after...

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Jeb Bush Fails to Move the Needle in Post-Debate Poll

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Posted by    Sunday, December 20, 2015 at 11:00am 12/20/2015 at 11:00am

Despite acting a bit more aggressive in the last Republican debate, Jeb Bush has been unable to move his poll numbers up and break away from the pack.

Dana Blanton reports at

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Empty Slogans Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by    Sunday, December 20, 2015 at 9:00am 12/20/2015 at 9:00am

It’s that time of the week again. Let’s look back at the last seven days in blogging.

Of course, there was plenty of political news.

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Obamacare Forcing People Into Part-Time Work Says… Hillary

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Posted by    Saturday, December 19, 2015 at 2:30pm 12/19/2015 at 2:30pm

At a recent town hall event in Iowa City, Hillary Clinton was asked a question about how the Affordable Care Act is affecting jobs. Her response was somewhat shocking.

Alyssa Canobbio of the Washington Free Beacon:

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Obama’s Year End Presser Was a Doozy

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Posted by    Saturday, December 19, 2015 at 12:30pm 12/19/2015 at 12:30pm

In case you missed it yesterday, Obama gave his last press conference of the year. We’ve compiled some clips to give you an idea of how it went.

Obama clearly stated that the U.S. is going to defeat ISIS.

NBC News reported:

Obama: ‘We’re Going to Defeat ISIS’

President Obama dispelled any notion Friday that...

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Fail at Yale Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, December 19, 2015 at 8:30am 12/19/2015 at 8:30am

Yale students were recently asked to sign a petition to repeal the First Amendment and some of them actually did.

There was a somewhat embarrassing incident at Harvard as well.

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Democrats Don’t Want You to Watch Them Debate

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Posted by    Friday, December 18, 2015 at 7:00am 12/18/2015 at 7:00am

The last Democratic primary debate was on a Saturday night and the next one is this Saturday night. The one after that will be on a Sunday night. What’s going on here is so clear that even liberal journalists have to admit it.

Frank Bruni of the New York Times:

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Obama Meets Bloomberg on Gun Control – What Could go Wrong?

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Posted by    Thursday, December 17, 2015 at 8:30am 12/17/2015 at 8:30am

While everyone in the media was talking about the Republican debate yesterday, Obama quietly met with former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg to discuss gun control.

Jordan Fabian reported at The Hill:

Obama meets with Bloomberg to talk guns

President Obama on Wednesday met with former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, an...

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Hillary Was for Empty Slogans Before She Was Against Them

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 7:00am 12/16/2015 at 7:00am

It’s funny to watch Hillary Clinton attack empty slogans when her party is built on them. In a campaign stop in Minnesota, she thought she was going after Republicans but as Daniel Bassali of the Washington Free Beacon notes, some people heard it differently:

Hillary Clinton Inadvertently Hits Obama: ‘Shallow Slogans Don’t...

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Cash Poor Democrats Want Taxpayers to Fund Their Convention

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 2:45pm 12/15/2015 at 2:45pm

Last month we reported that the DNC was going into debt while the RNC was raising millions. In a new but related development, the cash poor Democrats want taxpayers to help pay for their national convention.

Stephen Dinan reported at the Washington Times:

Struggling DNC craves tax dollars for convention

Already struggling...

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Remember, media cheering Paris Climate Change Agreement will cover 2016 election

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Posted by    Monday, December 14, 2015 at 10:00am 12/14/2015 at 10:00am
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Here’s something you may have missed over the weekend. While most Americans are concerned about terrorism and the growth of ISIS, President Obama and other world leaders met in Paris to discuss climate change.

When an agreement was reached, journalists reacted like excited teenage girls.

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World Gone Mad Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by    Sunday, December 13, 2015 at 9:30am 12/13/2015 at 9:30am

There have been some major developments over the last seven days. Let’s review, shall we?

Trump continues to dominate polls and headlines.

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Progressive College Student Mistakenly Tries to Debate Dinesh D’Souza

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Posted by    Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 3:30pm 12/12/2015 at 3:30pm

Conservative author and filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza visited Amherst College in October and engaged in some voluntary debate with a small audience.

One student asked two very long questions which, combined with D’Souza’s responses, make up the bulk of the video below.

The first question is about American foreign policy in the Middle East...

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Rand Paul Out of the Next Main GOP Debate? (Update – He’s in)

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Posted by    Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 10:30am 12/12/2015 at 10:30am

According to polling rules set for Republican primary debates, Rand Paul may find himself demoted to the lower tier while Christie comes back to the main stage next Tuesday.

Steven Shepard reports at Politico:

Rand Paul could be booted from main debate stage

Rand Paul, once considered the main contender for the anti-establishment GOP...

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