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KISS Stops Concert To Honor Our Troops, Say Pledge of Allegiance with Audience

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 3:04pm 9/11/2016 at 3:04pm
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File this one under “awesome.”

Via Redstate:

During one of their concerts, KISS took a moment out to do some amazing things. First, they started by explaining that this tour was all about freedom, and that freedom is not at all free. Thus, they showed their appreciation for our troops by awarding the...

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VIDEO: Mike Pence Responds to Hillary’s ‘Basket of Deplorables’ Remarks

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 2:33pm 9/11/2016 at 2:33pm
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Say what you like about Donald Trump, but he made a very good choice in his running mate. Mike Pence is a decent man who cares about the American people very much.

His response to Hillary’s recent remarks was excellent.

The Washington Times reported:

Mike Pence rebukes Hillary Clinton for her ‘deplorable’ slam of...

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University of Iowa to Offer Degree in Social Justice

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 12:59pm 9/11/2016 at 12:59pm

Whenever universities create degree offerings like this, no one ever seems to ask the most important question.

What is a graduate going to do with such a degree?

Campus Reform reports:

UPDATE: U of Iowa creates social justice bachelor’s degree

The University of Iowa has become the first school in the state to add a...

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Wife Shares Final Conversation With Her Husband Who Died in the 9/11 Attacks

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 12:00pm 9/11/2016 at 12:00pm
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Beverly Eckert was on the phone with her husband when the twin tower where he worked collapsed. She shared her story about those final minutes speaking with her husband.

That last conversation changed her life.

Hold you love ones a little tighter. Be generous with love. And never pass up an...

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Hamas MP: “The Jews Are The Vilest Nation in History”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 10:00am 9/11/2016 at 10:00am
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There is nothing shocking about this video, if you understand that Hamas’ goal is the destruction of Israel and the subjugation and death of the Jews.

But it’s important to document the types of statements made regularly along these lines.

Via MEMRI:

Hamas MP Marwan Abu Ras in a Friday Sermon: The Jews Are...

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Chicago, Land of Strict Gun Laws, Hits 500 Homicides Already This Year

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 8:00am 9/11/2016 at 8:00am

Chicago has achieved a unique distinction: the city has already had more murders this year than New York and Los Angeles combined.

The Chicago Tribune reports:

Chicago hit 500 homicides the other day, with more killings this year than in New York and Los Angeles combined. So the magic number made national and...

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VIDEO: Brit Hume and Bill O’Reilly Discuss Craziness on College Campuses

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 4:21pm 9/10/2016 at 4:21pm
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Brit Hume and Bill O’Reilly of FOX News recently reported on and discussed a number of higher education stories we’ve covered recently right here at Legal Insurrection, such as the Brown University tampon debacle.

Watch it all below:

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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

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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