Quick Takes  (Page 111)

VIDEO: How a true conservative debates (in case you have forgotten)

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 14, 2016 at 7:30am 10/14/2016 at 7:30am
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Via Chris Pandolfo at Conservative Review, Senator Mike Lee Reminds Us All What It’s Like to Watch A Conservative Debate:

At Wednesday night’s U.S. Senate debate at Brigham Young University, Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah was asked about the extremely difficult and polarizing topic of religious liberties versus LGBT rights.

In the debate, against...

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Turkish Prisons Are Filled With Professors

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 7:30pm 10/13/2016 at 7:30pm
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We have reported extensively on the purge of Turkish academia, and the relative inaction of American faculty who are quick to boycott Israel.

This article by the son of an imprisoned Turkish professor is chilling, Turkish Prisons Are Filled With Professors — Like My Father:

A Turkish professor who was my father’s colleague...

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James O’Keefe of Project Veritas Suspended (Briefly) From Twitter

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 5:12pm 10/13/2016 at 5:12pm
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O’Keefe’s Project Veritas has been dropping some hot stories of late . . . none of which reflect well on Hillary Clinton.  For some reason (?), his Twitter account was briefly suspended.

Project Veritas reports:

After releasing two viral videos over the last two days, Project Veritas Founder and President James O’Keefe is...

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U. Florida Wants Students to Report Politically Incorrect Halloween Costumes

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 3:00pm 10/13/2016 at 3:00pm
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The left has absolutely no sense of humor. You never hear Irish people complaining when people wear stereotypical Irish gear on St. Patrick’s Day. Like most things with the left, this is really about control.

The Daily Caller reports:

University Of Florida Urges Students To Report Politically Incorrect Halloween Costumes As BIAS INCIDENTS

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UW-Madison Health Center Wants Profs to Include Trigger Warnings on Syllabi

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 1:30pm 10/13/2016 at 1:30pm

If your mental health is so fragile that you can’t view or discuss course content without a warning first, you don’t belong in college. It’s really that simple.

The health center at the University of Wisconsin Madison feels differently.

Heat Street reported:

UW-Madison Health Center Urges ‘Trigger Warnings’ to Protect Student Mental Health

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Project Veritas Exposes Misogyny in Hillary Campaign

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 12:00pm 10/13/2016 at 12:00pm

People have thrown around the word misogyny during this campaign, especially when it comes to Donald Trump. They conveniently forget Hillary Clinton is still married to a man numerous women accused of rape and sexual assault. Oh, and she tried to destroy those women and trashed the 12-year-old victim of the...

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Columbia Installs Campus Plaque to Lament The ‘Colonization’ of Manhattan

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 10:30am 10/13/2016 at 10:30am

If Columbia University really wants to make a difference, maybe they should sell all their New York City real estate and donate all the money to Native Americans.

The College Fix reports:

Columbia U. dedicates campus plaque lamenting Manhattan’s ‘colonization’

Columbia University officials on Monday dedicated a plaque on campus to Native Americans, particularly...

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Report: U.S. Military Retaliated Against Yemen Rebel Attack on USS Mason

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 9:00am 10/13/2016 at 9:00am
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The Obama Administration’s foreign policies have lit fires all over the world. Mid-2015, we covered the civil war in Yemen. As a reminder:

The fighting in Yemen pits the Houthis and allied troops loyal to Saleh against southern separatists, local and tribal militias, Sunni Islamic militants and loyalists of exiled President Abed...

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U. Tennessee Student Under Investigation For Putting Wrong Name on Quiz

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This is one of those stories that’s so dumb, it’s difficult to believe it’s even real. I won’t try to summarize the situation, just read the report below from FIRE:

University of Tennessee Investigating Student Accused of Sexual Harassment for Writing Wrong Name on Quiz

Last week, several news outlets reported that a...

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Wells Fargo CEO Steps Down After Controversy

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 6:00pm 10/12/2016 at 6:00pm

Wells Fargo has recently dominated business news after regulators said the business created over 2 million fake bank and credit card accounts. CEO John Stumpf announced he will step down immediately:

Stumpf said that he was “grateful for the opportunity to have led Wells Fargo” and is optimistic about the bank’s future.

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Deadly Small Plane Crash in Connecticut was Intentional

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 4:30pm 10/12/2016 at 4:30pm

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has found that the small plane crash in Connecticut on Tuesday was intentional. From the Hartford Courant:

A student pilot and instructor were arguing shortly before a small plane they were in crashed near Pratt & Whitney Tuesday, killing one of them, a high-ranking local law...

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Cat Fight: Podesta, Aides Rip Into Each Other Over Press Leaks

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 3:00pm 10/12/2016 at 3:00pm

MEOW! Emails exposed in the Wikileaks dumps shows Clinton campaign chairman and aide Philippe Reines ripping into each other over leaks to the press from within Hillary’s inner circle. Apparently, CNN found out that Hillary planned to sit down with MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell:

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Concordia University Prof Fired for Disparaging Remark About Colin Kaepernick

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Using an obvious figure of speech, a Concordia College professor said she would “kill” Colin Kaepernick over his refusal to stand for the national anthem. Now she’s out of a job.

MLive reports:

Concordia University fires professor for remarks related...

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Some Students Now Using ADHD Drugs to Study

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 12:00pm 10/12/2016 at 12:00pm
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What happened to good old fashioned cramming? Don’t students today know the dangers associated with drug abuse? They’ve had it drilled into their heads since they could walk.

NBC News reports:

Why ADHD Drugs Are the Hottest Study Aid on College Campuses

With midterms coming up at many college campuses, some students will be...

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Ronald McDonald victim of American “killer clown craze”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 10:30am 10/12/2016 at 10:30am
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One of the most treasured icons of American capitalism has been a victim of the “killer clown craze” currently sweeping the nation.

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College Student Binge Drinking is Causing ‘Drunkorexia’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 9:00am 10/12/2016 at 9:00am
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A growing number of college students are skipping meals if they plan to drink due to fear of taking in too many calories. This is leading to a phenomenon known as Drunkorexia.

NBC News reports:

College Students Say ‘Drunkorexia’ Is More Than a Buzzword

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Analysis: Eleven departments at Cornell have ZERO Republican professors

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 7:30am 10/12/2016 at 7:30am

The lack of intellectual diversity on American college campuses is something we’ve covered extensively. The College Fix did a recent report on the subject and even quoted Professor Jacobson.

From their report:

Eleven departments at Cornell have zero Republican professors, including government and philosophy

An exhaustive review of the political party affiliations of Cornell...

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