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Baby Boom: 275,000 Babies Born to Illegals In One Year

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/feds-275000-born-to-illegals-in-one-year-would-fill-city-the-size-of-orlando/article/2605649
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 28, 2016 at 10:00am 10/28/2016 at 10:00am
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Although America’s over all birth rate stagnated during Obama’s Great Recession, it’s starting to rise again, with a good percentage of new births being those of illegal immigrants. Legal immigrants accounted for an even larger number of new births in America, the combined result is the finding that “...

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Mizzou Ranked as Worst School For Ideological Diversity in The U.S.

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 28, 2016 at 8:00am 10/28/2016 at 8:00am

To be fair, after the campus displays of 2015 at Mizzou, it’s probably safe to assume people don’t go there to have their worldview broadened.

The Daily Caller reports:

Mizzou Ranked As Worst School In The Country For Ideological Diversity

The University of Missouri (MU) and University of Oregon have been dubiously honored as...

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Germany: Non-Muslim Elementary Schoolchildren Forced to Chant “Allahu Akhbar”

http://www.express.co.uk/news/world/725651/germany-migrants-allahu-akbar-muslim-christmas-islam-primary-school-pupils-angela-merkel
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 8:00pm 10/27/2016 at 8:00pm
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A small child taking an “ethics” lesson at her primary school told her father that she and her classmates were forced to chant an Islamic prayer in class.

The Express reports:

The father of the pupil at the girl’s primary school in German ski resort Garmisch-Partenkirchen discovered that his daughter had been forced...

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Two 8-year-old Palestinians detained on way to carry out knife attack

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 6:30pm 10/27/2016 at 6:30pm

The Palestinian use of children to carry out terror attacks is both shocking and sadly a reflection of a culture of incitement, as we previously reported:

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UCLA Prof Calls Trump Voters Greatest Threat to Democracy Since WWII

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 5:00pm 10/27/2016 at 5:00pm

Hillary Clinton’s flaming dumpster fire of scandals are apparently no problem, though.

The Daily Caller reports:

UCLA Professor: Trump Voters Greatest Threat To Democracy Since World War II

Voters supporting Republican nominee Donald Trump represent the greatest threat to democracy since World War II, according to University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) political science...

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U. Chicago Students Arrested For Blocking Traffic in Free Tuition Protest

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 3:30pm 10/27/2016 at 3:30pm
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Blocking traffic is becoming an increasingly common form of left wing protest. It’s also dangerous and stupid.

The Chicago Maroon reports:

Two Students Arrested For Blocking Traffic on Michigan Ave at Free Tuition Protest

Two University of Chicago students were arrested at around 5 p.m....

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The Man Behind the 47% Video

https://twitter.com/JamesOKeefeIII/status/791444352971276289
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 1:30pm 10/27/2016 at 1:30pm
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Project Veritas has unmasked the man behind the 47% video that shook the 2012 presidential election. A hidden camera captured Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney explaining to a crows of moneyed donors that 47% of the country will not vote for him because their belief is that government should satisfy their...

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UW-Madison Won’t Denounce Student’s Racist Hoodies

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 12:30pm 10/27/2016 at 12:30pm

If these hoodies mentioned any racial group besides white people the Department of Justice would probably be investigating.

The College Fix reports:

UW-Madison won’t denounce student’s ‘All White People Are Racist’ hoodies

A spokesman for the University of Wisconsin-Madison has shrugged off concerns over one of its students selling hoodies bearing the phrase “All...

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Rhode Island Priest: Vote for Hillary puts ‘immortal soul’ in peril

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 11:30am 10/27/2016 at 11:30am

There are some strong feelings out there about Hillary Clinton, particularly since she announced during the debate that abortion was good to go at any time during the pregnancy, even in the 9th month, and her campaign aides were caught in a Wikileaks email dump bashing Catholics.

One priest in Rhode Island...

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Harvard Reaches Tentative Deal With Striking Dining Services Workers

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 1:30pm 10/26/2016 at 1:30pm

It looks like the school is going to concede and give dining services workers an annual salary of $35,000. Knowing the way unions operate, in a decade or less, you’ll be able to make $50K a year working in the Harvard dining hall.

Harvard Magazine reports:

University and Dining Workers Reach Tentative Agreement

WITHOUT...

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SNL’s Surprisingly Kind Portrayal of a Trump Supporter

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O7VaXlMvAvk
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 12:00pm 10/26/2016 at 12:00pm
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This one surprised me. I’ve grown accustomed to most cultural venues mocking anything Republican or right-leaning (though it could be argued Trump is neither).

But a recent ‘Saturday Night Live’ sketch called “Black Jeopardy” was surprisingly kind in its portrayal of what appears to be a Trump supporter, played by Tom...

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Smith College Launches 24/7 Bias Reporting Hotline

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 10:30am 10/26/2016 at 10:30am

Smith College must be a horrible environment for its students. Why else would they need a 24 hour a day, seven day a week bias reporting hotline?

The Daily Caller reports:

This $63,914-Per-Year Women’s College Offers A 24/7 Bias Hotline You Can Call For HURT FEELINGS

Smith College has launched a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week telephone...

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Maine: Police Arrest Man Dressed as Tree for Blocking Traffic

http://www.boston.com/news/local-news/2016/10/25/police-man-dressed-as-tree-arrested-for-blocking-traffic-in-maine
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 9:00am 10/26/2016 at 9:00am
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Clad in some kind of evergreen garland, a man dressed as a tree was arrested for obstructing traffic in Portland, Maine.

From the AP:

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Police say they’ve arrested a man dressed as a tree for blocking traffic in Maine.

They say the man didn’t respond to officers when they warned...

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Hofstra University Students Hold Safe Space to Discuss Safe Spaces

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 7:30am 10/26/2016 at 7:30am

Another story that defies parody, this time at Hofstra University. College students who believe in this stuff don’t seem to know how it’s perceived by people in the real world.

Campus Reform reports:

Hofstra students hold safe space to discuss new safe spaces

Students and faculty gathered together in a safe space at Hofstra...

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Cops Escort Fallen Officer’s Daughter on First Day of School

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 3:30pm 10/25/2016 at 3:30pm

Vanessa Vega, 8, lost her father Jose Vega in the line of duty two weeks ago. Members of the Palm Springs Police Department wanted to let Vanessa know that they will always support and love her so they escorted her on the first day of school.

“Look it, Vanessa,” said one officer....

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Scholar at Northwestern: Christian Fundamentalism ‘More Dangerous’ Than Islamic Terrorism

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 2:00pm 10/25/2016 at 2:00pm

Does this supposed scholar have any evidence of Christians shooting up gay nightclubs or malls? How about bombing plots? Anything?

The College Fix reports:

Northwestern U. scholar: Christian fundamentalism ‘more dangerous’ than Islamic terrorism

“Humanist” scholar Catherine M. Wallace of Northwestern University told the Seminary Co-op near the University of Chicago that “the Christian...

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Michael Moore: Trump’s election will be the biggest “F—ck You” in human history

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 11:00am 10/25/2016 at 11:00am
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Sometimes Michael Moore gets it right in assessing the mood in the forgotten, economically depleted parts of the country. Though he may be overly optimistic in thinking Trump will win, unless this is Brexit Part II, and the polling and conventional wisdom are off in a historic way.

… Trump’s election is...

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