Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 344)
 

Making Monsters Week at College Insurrection

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

How bad have things gotten on college campuses? This bad.

We might need an intervention.

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Marco Rubio Eats Jeb Bush’s Lunch

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Posted by    Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 11:00am 6/4/2015 at 11:00am

Jeb Bush may be a decent man, but when it comes to fundraising, conservative donors are putting their eggs in another candidate’s basket.

Matea Gold and Sean Sullivan of the Washington Post:

With some donors doubting Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio seizes an opening

Marco Rubio is benefiting from pockets of discontent in Jeb Bush’s...

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Bernie Sanders and Media Normalization of Socialism

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 10:00am 6/3/2015 at 10:00am

Have you noticed that the same media that uses words like “extreme” to describe Ted Cruz, Scott Walker, and other Republicans finds nothing out of the ordinary when it comes to Bernie Sanders?

Sanders, who wants a 90% tax rate for the wealthiest Americans, and recently came under fire for a 1972...

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Another Member of Team Obama Joins MSM

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 8:30am 6/2/2015 at 8:30am

Now that former Obama aide Dan Pfeiffer is joining CNN, the number of Obama administration officials in the mainstream media has shot up to five. David Axelrod and Robert Gibbs are on the payroll at MSNBC, and CNN is also home to former “Green Jobs Czar” Van Jones. Jay Carney also...

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Most Democrats Want Illegal Immigrants to Vote

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Posted by    Sunday, May 31, 2015 at 5:30pm 5/31/2015 at 5:30pm

According to a recent poll from Rasmussen, a shockingly high number of Democrats think that non-citizens should be allowed to vote in America’s elections:

Most Democrats Think Illegal Immigrants Should Vote

Are voters ready to let illegal immigrants vote? A sizable number, including most Democrats, are.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds...

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Cruz: No Federal Funds for Universities that Boycott Israel

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Posted by    Sunday, May 31, 2015 at 4:00pm 5/31/2015 at 4:00pm

Professor Jacobson has written extensively about the BDS movement and the effort to boycott the boycotters.

Senator Ted Cruz has a new idea. Take federal funds away from schools that boycott Israel. He made the remarks at the Champion of Jewish Values International Awards Gala. Among attendees was Sheldon Adelson, an influential...

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Unions Want Exemption from Minimum Wage Hike They Supported

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Posted by    Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 5:00pm 5/30/2015 at 5:00pm

This seems to happen frequently. As we noted in 2013, the IRS and other workers’ unions wanted an exemption from Obamacare, despite the fact that they would be trusted with enforcing it and had been avid supporters of it.

Now labor leaders in Los Angeles, who pushed for a minimum wage...

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Maryland Dem: Left has ‘Hijacked’ Party’s Message

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Posted by    Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 3:30pm 5/30/2015 at 3:30pm

Congressman John Delaney of Maryland has noticed a hard shift to the left in the Democratic Party, making him unique among his colleagues.

Some Democrats are currently supporting the presidential run of a senator who openly describes himself as a socialist. You would think that’s enough to support Delaney’s conclusion, but he’s...

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Commencement Craziness Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 8:30am 5/30/2015 at 8:30am

Graduation season is upon us once again, so let’s enjoy some commencement speeches.

There were speakers from the world of politics.

And the entertainment industry.

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Creator of Viral Obama Poster Loses Hope

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Posted by    Friday, May 29, 2015 at 8:30am 5/29/2015 at 8:30am

If you were paying attention to American politics in 2008, you couldn’t escape from the viral Obama “hope” poster created by Shepard Fairey. His simple image became a symbol of the junior senator’s presidential campaign and was proudly displayed by Obama supporters on Facebook.

Unfortunately for Fairey, his love of Obama was...

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Liberal Media Deeply Concerned About Obama’s Legacy

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Posted by    Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 8:30am 5/28/2015 at 8:30am

America’s foreign policy in the Middle East is falling apart and health insurance premiums are skyrocketing under Obamacare, but...

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Report: Clinton Foundation Donors got Weapons Deals While Hillary was at State

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 10:00am 5/27/2015 at 10:00am

An explosive new report from David Sirota and Andrew Perez of the International Business Times suggests that preferential treatment in weapon sales was given to Clinton Foundation donors while Hillary Clinton was serving in the state department:

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Will Rand Paul’s Position on NSA Hurt His Chances?

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 7:00am 5/26/2015 at 7:00am

Rand Paul inhabits a unique position in the Republican Party. While he’s conservative on some issues, his Libertarian views on others put him at odds with the establishment.

His recent filibuster...

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Clinton speech income conflicts with campaign message

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Posted by    Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 5:00pm 5/24/2015 at 5:00pm

Hillary Clinton is trying very hard to frame herself as a candidate who can identify with average Americans, but the vast wealth she and her husband have accumulated through giving speeches conflicts with that message.

Philip Bump of the Washington Post recently pointed this out:

The Clintons made $700,000 from speeches the day...

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The Culture of Victimization

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Posted by    Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 2:00pm 5/24/2015 at 2:00pm

Department of Justice official Vanita Gupta has come under fire for suggesting the riots in Baltimore and Ferguson should be blamed in part on slavery and Jim Crow laws.

J. Christian Adams of PJ Media recently wrote:

DOJ Official: Slavery to Blame for Riots in Ferguson and Baltimore

Vanita Gupta, head...

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Democrats Concerned About Hillary vs. Rubio?

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Posted by    Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 8:00pm 5/23/2015 at 8:00pm

According to a new report from Jeremy W. Peters of the New York Times, there’s one Republican candidate that Democrats fear in a 2016 match-up with Hillary Clinton:

A Hillary Clinton Match-Up With Marco Rubio Is a Scary Thought for Democrats

WASHINGTON — They use words like “historic” and “charismatic,” phrases like “great...

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“The administration is sounding like Baghdad Bob”

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Posted by    Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 4:30pm 5/23/2015 at 4:30pm

The Obama administration’s recent claim that their strategy against ISIS is working is being met with skepticism.

On Special Report Thursday night, Charles Krauthammer pointed out the farce of their position.

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