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Report: Mossad tipped off Germans to Iranian spies scouting Israeli and Jewish targets

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 4:00pm 1/17/2018 at 4:00pm

Iran’s Mullah regime is not only a state sponsor of terrorism, it is a terrorist regime that targets, directly and through others, not only Israelis but Jewish institutions.

Iranians were involved in the bombing of the Buenos Airies...

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U. Mississippi May Punish Students for Using Microaggressions

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 2:00pm 1/17/2018 at 2:00pm

The strategy here is simple. Adhere to the left’s agenda or face real punishment. It’s called conditioning.

The Daily Caller reports:

Ole Miss Might Start Suspending Students Over Microaggressions

The University of Mississippi (UM) might punish students who make offensive remarks, but it hasn’t clarified whether it will actually double down on students who...

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Duke Forms New Think Tank to Focus on ‘Sexism, Homophobia and Gender Bias’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 12:00pm 1/17/2018 at 12:00pm

This is what passes for the stuff of think tanks these days. More left wing clap trap.

The College Fix reports:

New think tank at Duke focused on ‘sexism, homophobia, gender bias and violence’

The Women’s Center and student government at Duke University have collaborated to introduce a gender-centric think tank on campus, one...

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Illegal alien cop-killer wishes he’d killed more

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 10:00am 1/17/2018 at 10:00am
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Every single crime committed by an illegal alien is a crime that never should have happened here, because the perpetrator should not have been in the country. So you can disregard purported statistics, which are highly questionable to begin with, asserting that people in the country illegally have lower crime rates.

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Hampshire College Course Explores ‘Appropriate Whiteness in the Age of Trump’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 8:00am 1/17/2018 at 8:00am
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As I’ve pointed out before, Hampshire College in Massachusetts makes Berkeley look like a conservative institution.

Campus Reform reports:

Course explores ‘appropriate whiteness in the age of Trump’

Hampshire College is offering a course this semester exploring how to respond to white supremacy in the “Age of Trump.”

The course description for “White Supremacy and...

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Claim: “Centrist Democrats” launch “smear campaign against young trans woman” Chelsea Manning “to keep an old straight white man in power”

https://twitter.com/xychelsea/status/942464280699588609
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 4:15pm 1/16/2018 at 4:15pm
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Glenn Greenwald is in attack mode in support of Chelsea Manning’s run for the Senate in Maryland, with an unintentionally (or not) humorous characterization of the Senate race:

Manning’s opponent in the Democratic Party primary is one of the most standard, banal, typical, privileged and mediocre politicians in the U.S. Congress: Benjamin...

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UC Berkeley Sued by People Injured During Riot at Milo Yiannopoulos Event

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 12:00pm 1/16/2018 at 12:00pm
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This happened almost a year ago. Leftists tore the campus apart as the police seemingly did nothing to stop it.

The College Fix reports:

Local residents sue UC Berkeley due to injuries suffered at Milo Yiannopoulos appearance

Four Berkeley area residents are suing the city, the University...

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Using Pink and Blue to Denote Sex Declared ‘Bias Incident’ at Williams College

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 10:00am 1/16/2018 at 10:00am

The left in academia is doing its part to completely erase traditional gender roles.

PJ Media reports:

Williams College Declares Using Pink and Blue To Denote Sex Is a ‘Bias Incident’

For generations, people have used pink to denote female and blue to denote male. This is especially handy with babies, since babies’ faces...

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Rice University Student Paper Attempts Satire by Calling White People Disgusting

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 8:00am 1/16/2018 at 8:00am

This was a supposed attempt to be funny on MLK Day. The school has issued a statement saying they’re disappointed.

The Blaze reports:

University student paper calls white people ‘disgusting’ in ‘guilt-free MLK’ satire blurb

A Rice University student-run newspaper issued an explanation after publishing a “guilt-free MLK day” coupon in its Jan. 10...

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Gender Studies Coordinator’s Checklist Determines Your Level of Support for White Supremacy

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 15, 2018 at 6:00pm 1/15/2018 at 6:00pm

What does this even have to do with academics? Nothing. Serious study is being replaced with social justice activism.

The College Fix reports:

Gender studies coordinator offers ‘checklist’ to determine if you support white supremacy

An English professor and gender studies program coordinator at Linfield College has come up with a list of fifteen...

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Half of Top 100 Colleges No Longer Require The SAT or ACT

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 15, 2018 at 5:00pm 1/15/2018 at 5:00pm
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One of the few rites of passage into higher education is falling to the wayside.

The Daily Caller reports:

Half Of The Top 100 Colleges No Longer Require ACT Or SAT Scores

Half of the U.S.’s...

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Economics Prof Warns Academia’s Leftward Shift May Get Worse

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 15, 2018 at 4:00pm 1/15/2018 at 4:00pm

Sadly, this isn’t hard to believe. Just look at what has unfolded on many college campuses over the last year.

Campus Reform reports:

Prof fears academia’s ‘leftward shift’ could get even worse

An economics professor recently warned of the harmful consequences caused by academia’s increasingly leftist tilt.

Phil Magness, who teaches at Berry College in...

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Trump brands CA Sen. Feinstein as “Sneaky Dianne”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 4:30pm 1/14/2018 at 4:30pm

Earlier this week, my colleague Mary Chastain reported that ranking Judiciary Committee Member Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) released the closed testimony of Glenn Simpson, a founder of Fusion GPS, which produced the dossier in 2016 of then-candidate Donald Trump.  Initially, Feinstein said the release was at Simpson’s request.

As Mary noted, the Judiciary...

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New Fall Fashion: Skirts for Men

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 2:30pm 1/14/2018 at 2:30pm
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Move over Pajama Boy, we have a brand new fashion trend:  skirts for men.

The New York Post reports:

In an era during which rules seem meant to be broken — and more and more people are calling for...

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Harvard Law Profs Claim Trump Exhibits all the Criteria of an Authoritarian

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 12:30pm 1/14/2018 at 12:30pm

It took the left a few years to start calling George W. Bush Hitler. With Trump, the effort began on day one.

The College Fix reports:

Professors: Trump exhibits all the criteria of an authoritarian, is ‘worst kind of super villain’

In another example of academics’ politically bigoted hubris regarding our current president, two...

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Miami Dolphins Offer College Scholarship in Social Justice

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 10:30am 1/14/2018 at 10:30am

What better way is there to bring back football fans who are tired of all the left wing politics?

Campus Reform reports:

Miami Dolphins create social justice scholarship program

The Miami Dolphins recently announced a new social justice-themed scholarship that will cover four years of tuition for one student, along with a “social justice...

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Mizzou Dean Claims She Was Fired for Criticizing Diversity Quotas

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 8:30am 1/14/2018 at 8:30am

Identity politics has worked out so well for Mizzou, hasn’t it? Oh wait, no it hasn’t.

The Daily Caller reports:

Former Mizzou Dean Says She Was Fired For Criticizing ‘Diversity’ Quotas

A former University of Missouri dean claims that she was fired because of her race and her expressing skepticism over the university’s diversity...

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