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Democrat Rep Suggests Trump Appoint Hillary UN Ambassador

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 3:30pm 11/20/2016 at 3:30pm
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Representative Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) has suggested that Hillary would make a great UN ambassador.  Apparently, Maloney thinks that President-elect Trump should offer Hillary a consolation prize as Obama did when he made Hillary Secretary of State, but it’s an outlandish idea.

The Hill reports:

President-elect Donald Trump should appoint Hillary Clinton to be...

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Judge Jeanine’s Scathing Take Down of Hamilton Cast

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 2:30pm 11/20/2016 at 2:30pm
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Yesterday, I wrote about the audience booing Vice-president Elect Pence and the cast lecturing him on, of all things, inclusiveness and tolerance. Judge Jeanine devoted her Opening Statement to the incident, and as usual, she not only nails it but does so with great aplomb.

Fox News reports:

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Students Get Naked at Harvard Yale Football Game For Some Reason

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 1:30pm 11/20/2016 at 1:30pm
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These students made a rather cheeky decision. Sorry, I couldn’t resist.

The New York Post reports:

A whole lot of college butts delayed Harvard-Yale game

This time of year, everyone likes to ask out loud what the best rivalry in college football is. Auburn-Alabama? Ohio State-Michigan? Yet no one seems to discuss Harvard-Yale. “The...

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Georgia: Gun-toting Granny Fends Off Armed Criminals

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This week’s feel-good story comes to us from Georgia, and it’s a peach of a tale.  A pistol-packing 78-year-old grandmother, roused from her afternoon nap, found two men in her hallway; upon seeing that she was armed, they fled the scene.  They were later apprehended and charged, as was the female...

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Reuters Poll: Americans Want Trump To Fix Healthcare First

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 9:30am 11/20/2016 at 9:30am

In a poll conducted after President-elect Trump’s White House win, Reuters found that Americans have prioritized healthcare reform, job creation, and immigration.  In that order.

Reuters reports:

Healthcare is the top issue Americans want D...

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Settlement Reached in Lawsuit Over Trump University

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 7:30am 11/20/2016 at 7:30am

Trump is wise to get this out of the way before he’s sworn in. It could have been a distraction.

NBC News reports:

$25 Million Settlement Reached in Trump University Lawsuit

Donald Trump has agreed to a $25 million settlement to end the fraud cases against his now-defunct Trump University, New York’s attorney general...

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Elderly Woman Mad About No Shopping Carts Starts Strip Mall Fire

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 6:00pm 11/19/2016 at 6:00pm

This story is from a few days ago, but I couldn’t pass it up. A 64-year-old woman started a fire at a Dollar Tree Store in Kent, WA because the Dollar Tree Store did not have any

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Profs Call Founding Fathers ‘Terrorists,’ Dispute America’s Founding

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 4:00pm 11/19/2016 at 4:00pm

This is part of the reason Trump won. Liberal academics don’t know it yet but they’ll find out in time.

People have had it with this garbage.

The College Fix reports:

Professors call Founding Fathers ‘terrorists,’ founding ideals a ‘fabrication’

A humanities course currently taught at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs teaches that the...

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Florida Mall Santa Replaced For Saying Hillary Is On “Naughty List”

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After telling a little girl that she was on his “nice” list, a Florida mall Santa added that Hillary, however, was on his “naughty” list.  The child’s mother complained, the Santa was replaced and sent off for extra training on how not to offend Hillary supporters.

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Democrat Senator Joe Manchin Backing Sessions for AG

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 12:00pm 11/19/2016 at 12:00pm
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Amid the anguished cries of Democrats in Congress, one Democrat senator is supporting President-elect Trump’s choice of Jeff Sessions for Attorney General. Joe Manchin (D-WV), who frequently breaks with Democrats on issues related to the Second Amendment and coal, stated that Sessions has his support.

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Conservative College President Being Considered for Trump’s Education Secretary

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 11:00am 11/19/2016 at 11:00am
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Larry Arnn is the president of Hillsdale College. Liberal heads will explode over this.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Conservative college president considered for education secretary

Hillsdale College President Larry Arnn is being considered by President-elect Donald Trump to head the Department of Education in his new administration.

“Names fly around at light speed. Mine is...

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White Students at Pomona College Launch Club for ‘Deconstructing Our Whiteness’

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 9:00am 11/19/2016 at 9:00am
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Liberals have gotten to the point where they’re even calling themselves racists.

Campus Reform reports:

White students create ‘deconstructing whiteness’ club at Pomona

White students at Pomona College have launched a new student group dedicated to “owning our racism” and “deconstructing our whiteness.”

The organization—which calls itself “We’ve Got Work To Do: White People for...

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Texas Officers Give Out Turkeys Instead of Tickets

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 18, 2016 at 5:00pm 11/18/2016 at 5:00pm

Fort Worth officers have chosen to give out turkeys to those they pull over “instead of tickets for small traffic violations.” Fox 8 reported:

The turkeys, which were donated to the Fort Worth Police Department, were then used to spread Thanksgiving cheer.

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Vassar Election Reaction: “students gathered for an impromp­tu primal scream”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 18, 2016 at 3:00pm 11/18/2016 at 3:00pm

We’ve seen some *impressive* student reactions to the election of Donald Trump.

But the reaction of students at Vassar College appears to be our first “primal scream.”

The student newspaper reported:

By the end of election night, Vas­sar campus was filled with faces of somber disbelief. Social media outlets were flooded with indignant outcries...

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Students Declare Syracuse University a Sanctuary Campus

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To accept this premise, you have to first agree that the students have the authority to make such a declaration, which they don’t.

Syracuse.com reports:

1,000 students declare Syracuse University, SUNY ESF a ‘sanctuary campus’

About 1,000 students and community members declared Syracuse University and neighboring SUNY ESF a “sanctuary campus,” safe from the...

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Jesse Jackson Leads Student Walkout Over Trump at U. Michigan

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You knew the Reverend Jesse Jackson was going to get in on all this anti-Trump protesting, didn’t you?

The Michigan Daily reports:

Students hold walkout with Rev. Jesse Jackson demanding University action...

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Post-Election Harvard Crimson Editorial Addresses Lack of Ideological Diversity on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 18, 2016 at 7:30am 11/18/2016 at 7:30am

This is the most rational response to the election in higher education I’ve seen so far. In fact, maybe the only one.

Kudos to The Crimson:

Elephant and Man at Harvard

As students and professors continue to take stock of the results of Tuesday’s election, the ideological uniformity of much of Harvard’s population will...

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