Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 321)
 

Check Your Own Damn Privilege Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 8:30am 5/17/2014 at 8:30am

Checking your privilege is all the rage on college campuses these days.

Of course, if you don’t want to check your privilege, there are alternatives.

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Hillary “Asleep at the Wheel” on Boko Haram and Benghazi

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Posted by    Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 7:00pm 5/11/2014 at 7:00pm

The Daily Beast’s Josh Rogin has written a new piece about Hillary Clinton’s refusal to brand Boko Haram as terrorists during her time at the State Department…

The State Department under Hillary Clinton fought hard against placing the al Qaeda-linked militant group Boko Haram on its official list of...

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Microaggression Mania in new PSA from MTV

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Posted by    Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 5:30pm 5/11/2014 at 5:30pm

We have covered Migroaggression Mania before, 2014 – Year of the Microaggression.

It’s no secret that MTV leans left but a new PSA from the channel aimed at young people clearly plays into the left’s everyone-is-racist-and-sexist meme.

Truth Revolt, for which Ben Shapiro serves as editor, recently noted that MTV partnered with organizations...

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Shocking Report Suggests Obamacare Still Unpopular

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Posted by    Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 3:30pm 5/11/2014 at 3:30pm

You know things aren’t going well when the Washington Post is forced to report bad news for Democrats.

Scott Clement and Aaron Blake recently wrote…

Why Obamacare isn’t getting any more popular — and probably won’t

In just one week, a barrage of national polling has reached the same verdict: Obamacare’s Rocky Balboa-esque announcement...

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MSNBC Sure Likes to Talk About the Koch Brothers

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Posted by    Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 1:30pm 5/11/2014 at 1:30pm

The folks at MSNBC are very displeased that FOX News has been reporting on Benghazi. One writer at the progressive network has even suggested that the new select committee exists because Republicans have few other options…

With few other options, Republicans double down on Benghazi

The economy is looking up. Obamacare isn’t self-destructing....

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George Will – Wisconsin John Doe Investigation a Partisan Abuse of Law Enforcement

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Posted by    Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 9:30am 5/11/2014 at 9:30am

Legal Insurrection readers are likely familiar with the harassment of Scott Walker supporters in Wisconsin.

George Will addressed the issue with some follow up in

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Joe Biden Channels Elizabeth Warren in Speech

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Posted by    Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 8:00am 5/11/2014 at 8:00am

There’s been much speculation over whether or not Elizabeth Warren will run for president.

Some folks have also suggested that Joe Biden may run for president.

Here’s a new question: What if they ran together?

CNN’s Peter Hamby reports…

Biden delivers ‘Elizabeth Warren-type speech’ at fundraiser

Vice President Joe Biden appeared at a closed-door fundraiser in...

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Maybe Harry Reid Needs to Rest in a Quiet Place

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Posted by    Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 5:30pm 5/10/2014 at 5:30pm

If you think Senator Harry Reid has been acting a little crazy lately, you’re not alone.

In response to Reid’s behavior, the Editors of National Review have written a thoughtful note on his behalf…

The Editors would like to extend our condolences to Senator Harry Reid and his family as they go through...

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MLK III Confuses Touré Neblett by Saying Black People Should Engage With the Tea Party

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Posted by    Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 3:30pm 5/10/2014 at 3:30pm

A picture really is worth a thousand words. Just look at the expression on the face of MSNBC’s Touré Neblett when the son of Martin Luther King Jr. says black people should engage with the Tea Party.

Brendan Bordelon of the Daily Caller

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Nancy Pelosi Says Something Truthful About Benghazi

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Posted by    Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 12:00pm 5/10/2014 at 12:00pm

Former house speaker Nancy Pelosi has announced that Democrats will not participate in the new select committee on Benghazi.

The Washington Examiner reported…

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has rejected the terms of a GOP-created select committee on Benghazi, but Republicans are moving ahead without them.

A top aide to House Speaker John Boehner,...

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Idiots in Charge Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 8:00am 5/10/2014 at 8:00am

Have you gotten a sense that idiots have taken over higher education?

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Time for New Leadership on the Right?

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Posted by    Friday, May 9, 2014 at 7:30pm 5/9/2014 at 7:30pm

If you’ve ever read my blog, you may know that I’m a big fan of Bill Whittle and his series of Afterburner videos from PJ Media.

In his newest video, titled Time to Go, Bill looks at Mitch McConnell and John Boehner...

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Person who politicizes everything for Obama complains GOP politicizing Benghazi

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Posted by    Sunday, May 4, 2014 at 6:30pm 5/4/2014 at 6:30pm

Obama adviser David Plouffe appeared on ABC’s This Week today and in a classic case of liberal projection, he tried to blame the GOP for politicizing the attack in Benghazi.

Conservative talk radio host Laura Ingraham was also on the panel and took Plouffe to task.

Transcript via ABC News…

David Plouffe, you’re...

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Will Scott Brown vs. Jeanne Shaheen set spending record?

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Posted by    Sunday, May 4, 2014 at 4:26pm 5/4/2014 at 4:26pm

The senate race between Democratic incumbent Jeanne Shaheen and Republican challenger Scott Brown is going to be a pricey one. Some are even speculating that it could set records.

Chris Cassidy of the Boston Herald reports…

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Red Oregon?

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Posted by    Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 4:28pm 5/3/2014 at 4:28pm

A new poll conducted by the Daily Caller and Vox Populi shows Republican senate candidate Monica Wehby now has a slight edge over Democratic incumbent Jeff Merkley in Oregon.

Will Rahn reported…

WAVE YEAR? Daily Caller Poll Shows Deep-Blue Oregon Flashing Red

Oregon Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley is running neck-and-neck with Republican challenger Monica...

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Republicans Demand Special Prosecutor for Tea Party Targeting Investigation

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Posted by    Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 1:38pm 5/3/2014 at 1:38pm

New revelations in the Benghazi scandal dominated the news this week and even caused John Boehner to announce the formation of a select committee for further investigation.

With so much focus on Benghazi, it’s easy to forget that there are other scandals to be investigated such as the targeting of the...

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Uncomfortable Learning Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 8:30am 5/3/2014 at 8:30am

Sometimes learning new things is uncomfortable.

Sometimes certain words make people uncomfortable.

Some people are made uncomfortable by religion.

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