Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 343)
 

Bono Praises Bush for Fighting AIDS in Africa

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 8:30am 4/13/2016 at 8:30am

When you think back to the presidency of George W. Bush and try to recall things that were said about him by celebrities, you’re likely to think only of the negative.

Bush was regularly lampooned as an idiot on Saturday Night Live and Kanye West stupidly declared after Hurricane Katrina that “Bush...

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Appropriate This!

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 2:45pm 4/12/2016 at 2:45pm

Bill Whittle’s new Firewall video is inspired by a recent incident at San Francisco State University which we also wrote about.

As usual, Whittle does an outstanding job of dismantling the left and exposing them for the hypocrites they are.

Here’s a partial transcript via Truth Revolt:

Firewall: Appropriate This!

Well, “Cultural Appropriation” is the...

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Hillary and de Blasio Share Laugh Over Racist Joke

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 7:00am 4/12/2016 at 7:00am

At an event on Saturday night, Hillary Clinton and New York City mayor Bill de Blasio made a lame attempt at humor which was blatantly racist.

The New York Times chose to call it a “racially charged” joke:

Racially Charged Joke by Hillary Clinton and Bill de Blasio Leaves Some Cringing

In less than...

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de Blasio: The Other NY Democrat Under FBI Investigation

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Posted by    Monday, April 11, 2016 at 8:30am 4/11/2016 at 8:30am

Hillary Clinton no longer has to feel singled out for being investigated by the FBI. She is now joined by New York City mayor Bill de Blasio.

The Wall Street Journal reports:

Mayor Bill de Blasio Defends Fundraising as Probe Widens

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio defended his fundraising activities on Sunday...

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Bernie’s Campaign Manager Blames Hillary for Rise of ISIS

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Posted by    Sunday, April 10, 2016 at 11:30am 4/10/2016 at 11:30am

The battle for the Democratic nomination is finally getting very interesting. Bernie Sanders’ campaign manager Jeff Weaver recently appeared on CNN and while host Carol Costello was (of course) defending Hillary Clinton’s record, Weaver dropped some heavy criticism.

Weaver went after Hillary for her ties to corporate cash, a usual tactic for...

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Ugly Politics Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by    Sunday, April 10, 2016 at 9:00am 4/10/2016 at 9:00am
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The first line of T.S. Eliot’s epic poem The Waste Land is “April was the cruelest month.” That makes so much sense right now.

For the right…

And...

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Former Defense Secretaries Unload on White House

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Posted by    Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 12:30pm 4/9/2016 at 12:30pm

Bret Baier of FOX News recently did a report on how the military has shrunk under Obama, and the response was so great, he went back and aired interviews that didn’t make it into the program.

Baier spoke with three of Obama’s former secretaries of defense, and they all told a...

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Unlimited Outrage Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 8:30am 4/9/2016 at 8:30am

In case you haven’t noticed, many college students have an amazing capacity for being offended.

Free speech isn’t too popular either.

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Hillary Clinton and the Curse of Martha Coakley

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Posted by    Friday, April 8, 2016 at 8:30am 4/8/2016 at 8:30am

Over at Instapundit, Glenn Reynolds asks: Is Hillary Clinton turning into Martha Coakley? It would be great for Republicans if she is.

The column being cited is by Kimberly Atkins of the Boston Herald:

Hillary Clinton better take notice before being Coakleyed

WASHINGTON — The Wisconsin primary — Hillary Clinton’s sixth loss in a...

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Gap Pulls Ad for Being ‘Racially Insensitive’

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Posted by    Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 8:30am 4/7/2016 at 8:30am

Can you tell what’s racist about the image above? Allow me to explain. You see the black girl is nothing more than an arm rest for the white girl. That’s the latest outrage from the left.

The photo was part of an ad for the Gap but they’ve pulled it and apologized. ...

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Obama to ‘Scale up’ Fight Against ISIS

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 8:30am 4/6/2016 at 8:30am

President Obama announced Tuesday that he’s planning to bring a greater fight to the terror group ISIS, saying he plans to “scale-up” the fight.

CNN reported:

Obama looks to scale up ISIS fight

President Barack Obama said Tuesday that he was looking for ways to scale up the battle against militants in Iraq and...

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Hillary and Bernie Agree to Debate in Brooklyn

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 7:00am 4/5/2016 at 7:00am

Hillary Clinton has finally agreed to another debate with Bernie Sanders after days of taunting between the two campaigns. The debate will happen in Brooklyn on April 14th.

Brooklyn is an interesting choice because Clinton’s campaign headquarters is there and it’s also hipster central and therefore, a hotbed of support for Sanders.

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Air France stewardesses reject order to wear headscarves when flying into Iran

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Posted by    Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 11:00am 4/3/2016 at 11:00am

Stewardesses for Air France have been ordered to wear headscarves when flying into Iran’s capital of Tehran and they’re not happy about it. The order has sparked a backlash.

The Telegraph reports:

Air France stewardesses mutiny over order to wear headscarves

Air France stewardesses, furious at being ordered to wear headscarves in Tehran, say...

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Prolonged Primaries Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by    Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 9:00am 4/3/2016 at 9:00am
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The 2016 primary process is dragging on as the front runners struggle to close the deal.

It’s affecting Democrats…

And Republicans…

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#TheChalkening – Students for Trump troll campuses

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Posted by    Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 12:30pm 4/2/2016 at 12:30pm

Thanks in large part to the Emory University students who pathetically panicked after seeing pro-Trump messages written in chalk on campus sidewalks, pro-Trump messages are now appearing on other college campuses.

The whole thing is going viral on Twitter under the hashtag #TheChalkening.

Here are some choice examples:

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NY phasing in $15 minimum wage

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Posted by    Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 10:30am 4/2/2016 at 10:30am

The State of New York just passed two significant measures. One is a new family leave policy and the other is a new minimum wage of $15 an hour.

Liberals are pretty stoked about both items. Smaller businesses, particularly in hard-hit upstate NY, not so much. Expect the people intended to...

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Cultural Appropriation Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 8:30am 4/2/2016 at 8:30am

We all learned a valuable lesson about culture this week, didn’t we?

This thing is still going on…

And the left still...

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