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Study Confirms Free Speech is Under Assault on College Campuses

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 3:28pm 9/10/2016 at 3:28pm

The CATO Institute has released a new study which confirms what a growing number of Americans already know.

Our colleges and universities have serious free speech issues.

From the report:

Freedom of Speech under Assault on Campus

Freedom of speech has been severely criticized at many American universities. Meanwhile, such prestigious transnational institutions as the...

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Obama has a newly-discovered parasite named after him

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 2:36pm 9/10/2016 at 2:36pm
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Apparently, some distant relative of Obama was among the scientists who discovered a new flatworm and decided to name it Baracktrema obamai.

Popular Science reports:

A new species of blood fluke was found infecting the lungs...

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Nurse in famous V-Day Times Square photo kiss passes away

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 1:50pm 9/10/2016 at 1:50pm

Greta Friedman gained fame when a photographer captured the moment when a soldier grabbed her in Times Square and planted a kiss on her as America celebrated the end of World War II. It quickly became an iconic picture.

Her son Joshua confirmed the 92-year-old nurse passed away this morning.

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Clinton Campaign Event at Penn State Charges Students $500 to $1,000 to Meet Chelsea

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 11:27am 9/10/2016 at 11:27am
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Selling access is the Clinton family business and apparently, Chelsea is all in too.

According to a report from Heat Street, students at Penn State who wanted access to Chelsea Clinton were expected to buy tickets at $500 to $1,000 a pop.

From the report:

Penn State ‘Progressives’ Denounce Steep Ticket Prices for Chelsea...

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Female student lied about sexual assault, destroyed athlete’s career

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 8:00am 9/10/2016 at 8:00am
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With universities under extreme pressure from the Obama education department, social justice warriors, and radical feminists, all it takes is an accusation of sexual impropriety to destroy the accused.

We have documented in dozens of posts the kangaroo court system on campuses in which men are railroaded with few due process protections.

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Hungarian Camerawoman Charged For Tripping, Kicking Migrants

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 9, 2016 at 7:03pm 9/9/2016 at 7:03pm

Seems this woman was in the wrong line of work.

A Hungarian camerawoman was charged with “breach of peace” for tripping and kicking migrants.

CNN reports:

The camerawoman seen on video tripping fleeing migrants in Hungary was charged Wednesday with “breach of peace” by the public prosecutor’s office in the southern Hungarian...

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Melissa Harris-Perry: Georgetown’s Reparations For Slavery Not Enough

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 9, 2016 at 5:15pm 9/9/2016 at 5:15pm

Georgetown University recently took extraordinary measures to atone for connections to slavery in its past.

Melissa Harris-Perry, formerly of MSNBC, now writes at Elle:

Georgetown’s Reparations Are Not Enough

College is as much an idea as a location. Shaded quads and imposing libraries, fraternity parties and football games, impassioned peers and engaged professors represent...

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Egyptian MP: Egyptian Men Can’t Satisfy Sexual Urges of Uncircumcised Women

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 9, 2016 at 3:15pm 9/9/2016 at 3:15pm
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Female “circumsion” is also known as female genital mutilation, a barbaric practice that causes extreme pain, risk of infection or death, and lifelong problems. But it’s still supported in some societies.

Here is one Egyptian’s bizarre justification.

Via MEMRI:

Egyptian MP Ilhami Agina Supports FGM: Egyptian Men Suffer from Impotence, Can’t Satisfy Sexual Urges...

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Activists at Brown U. Place Free Tampons in Men’s Rooms

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 9, 2016 at 12:30pm 9/9/2016 at 12:30pm

The ongoing lunacy over gender continues unabated on college campuses.

Brown University activists are now planning to make sure men’s rooms are equipped with feminine hygiene products.

Campus Reform reports:

Tampons coming to men’s rooms at Brown University

Brown University’s student body president will be hand-delivering menstrual products to all nonresidential bathrooms on campus, including...

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Biggest Nork Nuke Test Yet

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 9, 2016 at 10:08am 9/9/2016 at 10:08am
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The hermit kingdom, which signed an agreement, ahem, not to develop nukes, just conducted it’s 5th nuclear test, the biggest yet. And “better” yet, a miniaturized version capable of fitting on a missile. Or so they say.

Guess who negotiatiated the Nork Nuke Deal? Wendy Sherman, the same woman who negotiated the...

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Northwestern Bans Prof From Campus Over Website And Safety Concerns of Faculty

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 9, 2016 at 8:00am 9/9/2016 at 8:00am

A political science professor at Northwestern University has been banned from campus after she created a website which is critical of the school.

Faculty members expressed concerns for their safety as well. It sounds like this professor could use some counseling.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Banned From Campus

Northwestern University has banned a full professor...

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Gary Johnson Owns His Aleppo Gaffe

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 4:57pm 9/8/2016 at 4:57pm
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Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson had a rough morning.

Joining MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Johnson was asked, “What would you do if you were elected about Aleppo?” to which Johnson replied, “What is Aleppo?”

It’s hard to watch, but here it is:

Aleppo of course is a central local in the Syrian conflict.

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Shock – Campus Carry Opponents Vastly Overstated Costs

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 4:00pm 9/8/2016 at 4:00pm

Have you noticed that liberals sometimes turn into fiscal conservatives when it comes to paying for things they don’t like?

Campus carry is one such issue.

The Dallas Morning News reports:

Texas schools said campus carry would cost $15M this year but have spent less than $1M so far

The costs incurred by most public...

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Harvard Crimson: College Students Can’t Handle Guns Because Their Brains Aren’t Fully Developed

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 2:30pm 9/8/2016 at 2:30pm

A new editorial from the Harvard Crimson claims campus carry is an awful idea because college students’ brains aren’t finished developing. Also, they’re drunk a lot of the time.

This is not parody:

No Guns on Campus

Sex toys are only loosely related to safety, but at the University of Texas, they have become...

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Trump Campaign Announces Whopping $90 Million in August Fundraising

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 1:25pm 9/8/2016 at 1:25pm

The Trump campaign could use some good news.

Today, the campaign announced they’d raised a whopping $90 million in August.

Perhaps they’ll use the money to do things most campaigns do, like...

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Goldman Sachs Bans Employees From Donating to Trump But Not Hillary

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 1:11pm 9/8/2016 at 1:11pm

In 2012, Mitt Romney was portrayed by the left as a rich, out of touch elitist but they’ve abandoned that strategy in 2016. I wonder why?

The Washington Examiner reports:

Goldman Sachs bans employee donations to Trump, not Clinton

Goldman Sachs has banned partners of the firm from donating money to Donald Trump’s presidential...

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Hillary Gets The Dr. Seuss Treatment in Hilarious Cartoon Video

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 9:00am 9/8/2016 at 9:00am

This video spoofs Hillary Clinton appearing on the Jimmy Kimmel show, where she gets the treatment usually reserved for Republicans on late night shows.

Kimmel reads her a Dr. Seuss style book called “Crime isn’t Criminal” and it’s pretty funny.

Watch below:

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