Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 343)
 

Tyranny and T-Shirts Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 8:30am 6/27/2015 at 8:30am

Academia may have lost its sense of humor but we still have freedom of speech.

Then again, maybe we don’t have free speech.

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Walker Goes Full Honey Badger on WI Gun Laws

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Posted by    Friday, June 26, 2015 at 12:00pm 6/26/2015 at 12:00pm

After the Charleston shootings, there was a renewed push by President Obama for restricting access for law-abiding citizens to guns. Scott Walker wasn’t having any of it.

He signed into law a loosening of waiting periods that have been on the books for decades.

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Ted Cruz explains switch on trade legislation

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Posted by    Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 6:00pm 6/25/2015 at 6:00pm

The senate passed the Trade Promotion Authority bill yesterday but it did so without Ted Cruz who supported an earlier version of the bill.

Janet Hook of the Wall Street Journal:

Ted Cruz Flips on Trade Bill on Eve of Key Senate Vote

Sen. Ted Cruz, a free-trade advocate who had supported legislation to...

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MSNBC Panel Laughs About White House’s Gruber Lies

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 7:00am 6/23/2015 at 7:00am

Back in the fall of 2014, when the news of Grubergate broke, Obama claimed that Jonathan Gruber was just some advisor who never worked on his staff.

You don’t have to take my word for it. Here’s a video...

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Greece Teeters on Brink of Default

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Posted by    Sunday, June 21, 2015 at 2:00pm 6/21/2015 at 2:00pm

The new left-wing leaders in Greece have done little to stem the country’s growing financial crisis and even members of the Obama administration are now urging them to act.

NBC News reports:

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Obama Still Chasing Gun Control

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Posted by    Sunday, June 21, 2015 at 10:30am 6/21/2015 at 10:30am

Gun control has never been a winning issue for Democrats but that hasn’t stopped them from trying. In the wake of the Charleston shootings, Obama is pursuing the issue with renewed vigor.

Edward-Isaac Dovere of Politico reports:

Obama: I’m not giving up on guns

SAN FRANCISCO—Wrapping together his frustrations with the country’s continuing problems with racism...

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Nikki Haley Wants Death Penalty for Dylann Roof

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Posted by    Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 4:30pm 6/20/2015 at 4:30pm

As the families of victims in the Charleston shootings show amazing strength and faith, some people on the left are already exploiting the incident for political gain.

Meanwhile, South Carolina governor Nikki Haley is calling for the harshest punishment for the shooter.

Nick Gass of Politico:

Nikki Haley: Charleston shooter deserves death penalty

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The Democrats’ Love-Hate Relationship With Wealth

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Posted by    Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 2:30pm 6/20/2015 at 2:30pm

The Democratic Party has made it clear that income inequality will be one of their main issues for 2016.

The fact that the Clintons are multi-millionaires is conveniently overlooked, as are the party’s ties to incredibly rich donors. Dave Boyer of the Washington Times provides this interesting new report:

Obama, Pelosi mend fences...

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Constitutions on Campus Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 8:30am 6/20/2015 at 8:30am

What is it about the United States Constitution that so many colleges fear?

Thank goodness for FIRE.

Here’s a rape culture update.

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Woman Who Survived Beheading Attack Tells Her Story

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Posted by    Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 11:00am 6/18/2015 at 11:00am

You may recall the horrific story of Colleen Hufford, a 54 year-old Oklahoma woman who was beheaded in 2014 by a co-worker who was a recent convert to Islam.

The story shocked the nation and reminded many of the Fort Hood attack; some people insisted it wasn’t terrorism but just an act...

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Scott Walker Leads GOP in New National Poll

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 10:00am 6/17/2015 at 10:00am

We interrupt your regular programming about Jeb Bush and Donald Trump to bring you this report about the Republican nomination for 2016. Scott W...

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IRS Stalls on Sharing New Lois Lerner Emails

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 10:00am 6/16/2015 at 10:00am

The race for 2016 has shifted the focus of the media and many Americans away from the IRS scandal, but a new development in the story has come to light.

Over 6,000 Lois Lerner emails have been found but the IRS is stalling on sharing them.

You’ll never guess why.

Gerri Willis of...

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Jeb Bush’s First Campaign Video Introduces Him to America

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Posted by    Sunday, June 14, 2015 at 6:00pm 6/14/2015 at 6:00pm

Jeb Bush is expected to announce his run for president tomorrow, and his team has already released their first video and are touting it as Bush introducing himself to the American people.

The spot focuses on Bush’s time as governor of Florida and hits specific notes on women, minorities, the disabled, education,...

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Hillary – The Campaign Chameleon

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Posted by    Sunday, June 14, 2015 at 2:30pm 6/14/2015 at 2:30pm

Bob Woodward appeared on CNN’s State of the Union program with Jake Tapper today and claimed that one of Hillary’s favorite sayings is “fake it until you make it.”

He also pointed out the fact that she has a trust deficit issue and that she hasn’t been forthcoming enough with the emails...

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Hillary Relaunches Campaign All Over Again

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Posted by    Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 4:00pm 6/13/2015 at 4:00pm

Hillary Clinton announced her intention to run for president back in April with the release of a video but apparently, that wasn’t the real launch of her campaign.

The second and all-new launch happened today on New York’s Roosevelt Island which, ironically, used to be called Welfare Island.

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Carly Fiorina: Conservatives Should Reclaim Feminism

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Posted by    Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 2:00pm 6/13/2015 at 2:00pm

Carly Fiorina sat in the “Center Seat” Thursday night on Special Report with Bret Baier. They ought to call the segment the “Hot Seat” as it offers viewers and the pundits on the panel a chance to ask the candidate tough questions in a close setting.

Fiorina took questions about herself, her...

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Higher Ed Bubble Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 8:30am 6/13/2015 at 8:30am

It was a rough week in academia.

Things are tough all over.

Which might explain why this is happening.

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