Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 345)
 

Microaggressions Now Considered Harassment at the State Department?

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 8:30am 3/8/2016 at 8:30am

We’ve covered the speech squelching progressive concept of microaggressions at College Insurrection countless times as an impediment to free expression on campus.

Now it seems this idea is entering parts of the government.

Peter Hasson reports at the Daily Caller:

State Dept. Warns Employees: ‘Microaggressions’ May Count As Harassment

Following the example set by elite...

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Michelle Malkin at CPAC: GOP Sold Out Movement Conservatives

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Posted by    Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 2:00pm 3/6/2016 at 2:00pm

Many speeches were given at CPAC this weekend, but one stood out from the rest.

Conservative author, activist and entrepreneur Michelle Malkin gave a fiery speech in which she reminded movement conservatives that they have been repeatedly betrayed by the Republican Party.

Malkin began her speech by saying:

“It’s not people outside the party...

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Elections and Enthusiasm Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by    Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 9:00am 3/6/2016 at 9:00am

Each party is facing challenges in this election.

Democrats…

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Remedial Civics Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 8:30am 3/5/2016 at 8:30am

Some college students could use a refresher course on what the Supreme Court does.

What could be causing this deficiency in basic knowledge?

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Democrats Might Have a 2016 Turnout Problem

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Posted by    Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 8:30am 3/3/2016 at 8:30am

One of the best things Republicans have going for them in 2016 is voter enthusiasm. So far in the primary process, voter turnout greatly favors the GOP over Democrats.

Phillip Bump reports at the Washington Post:

1 million more people have voted in Republican primaries than Democratic ones

We’ve been tracking the discrepancy between...

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NEW TONE: Comedy Central Host Fantasizes About Murdering Trump

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 7:00am 3/2/2016 at 7:00am

In recent years, whenever a violent tragedy has occurred, the left has been quick to blame the NRA, Republicans, the Tea Party, and conservatives.

Then they stand on a soap box and lecture everyone about civility and demand a new tone in our politics. It’ll be interesting to see if any...

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Clinton Camp to Hold Fundraiser With Wall St. and Big Pharma Lobbyists

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 4:00pm 3/1/2016 at 4:00pm

Hillary Clinton is expected to clean up today which means unless she suffers any consequences for her questionable decisions while serving at the State Department, which let’s face it – she won’t, she will be the Democratic Party nominee.

Knowing that, Bernie Sanders supporters will surely be excited to know that the...

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Marine Removed From Bill Clinton Event After Benghazi Question

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Posted by    Monday, February 29, 2016 at 8:30am 2/29/2016 at 8:30am

A questioner identifying himself as a former Marine was removed from an event in South Carolina this weekend where Bill Clinton was speaking on behalf of his wife.

The man was asking Clinton about Benghazi and the crowd didn’t like it. The Marine could have handled it better. As you’ll see in...

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Fight for Free Speech Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by    Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 8:30am 2/28/2016 at 8:30am

There is a war taking place for the right to speak out and our campuses are the battleground.

There was other higher education news this week.

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It was nice knowin’ ya, Melissa Harris-Perry

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Posted by    Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 2:30pm 2/27/2016 at 2:30pm

MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry is now protesting her own show, proving once again that the only thing lower than the network’s ratings is the collective IQ of their on-air talent.

The New York Times reports:

Melissa Harris-Perry Walks Off Her MSNBC Show After Pre-emptions

In an unusually public flare-up, one of MSNBC’s television personalities...

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Conservatives win in … Jamaica

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Posted by    Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 12:30pm 2/27/2016 at 12:30pm

Liberal and conservative mean different things in countries outside the U.S. but in Jamaica, the only party that resembles what we would call conservative is the Jamaica Labour Party.

The website Discover Jamaica describes the JLP this way:

The JLP is considered the more conservative and consistent party and has always espoused the...

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Politically Challenged Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 8:30am 2/27/2016 at 8:30am

I’m starting to think the cost of college isn’t our biggest problem.

We have other issues, too.

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Bernie Sanders Insists His Socialist Proposals Are Viable

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Posted by    Friday, February 26, 2016 at 10:00am 2/26/2016 at 10:00am

Early this week, while most people were focusing on the Nevada GOP caucus, CNN held another Democratic Party town hall event. When Bernie Sanders was confronted about the viability of his proposals, he got a little cranky.

Jack Heretik reports at the Washington Free Beacon:

Bernie Sanders Tries To Defend Viability Of His...

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Ben Shapiro speaks at California campus, all hell breaks loose

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Posted by    Friday, February 26, 2016 at 7:00am 2/26/2016 at 7:00am

We reported earlier this week that conservative author Ben Shapiro was banned from speaking at California State University LA by the school’s president.

The school then relented and said Shapiro could come after all. Then things got crazy.

Students who wanted to hear Shapiro speak had to be ushered quietly into the lecture...

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Video: Dems disagree with Joe Biden on SCOTUS nominations

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Posted by    Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 8:30am 2/25/2016 at 8:30am

Democrats are pushing hard for the senate to lay down and approve an Obama nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court even after Chuck Schumer was

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California State University LA Bans Ben Shapiro

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 8:30am 2/24/2016 at 8:30am

Conservative author and speaker Ben Shapiro has been banned from making an appearance at California State University Los Angeles by the school’s president.

Shapiro would apparently present too great a threat to the safe spaces of CSULA’s sensitive snowflake students.

Christine Rousselle reported at

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The Conservative Divide Over Donald Trump

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 1:00pm 2/23/2016 at 1:00pm

One of the most fascinating aspects of the Republican side of the 2016 election has been the sharp divide among conservatives over Donald Trump. People tend to fall into one of three camps; love him, hate him or will support him if he’s the nominee.

On one side, you’ve got multiple conservative...

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