Quick Takes  (Page 261)

U. Manitoba: Don’t Mention Safe Space at Event or People Will Think it’s Unsafe

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 12:30pm 9/20/2016 at 12:30pm

At the University of Manitoba, the first rule of the safe space is not to mention that they have a safe space.

CBC News reports:

Organizer asked to be discreet about safe space at university frosh festival

Volunteers who organized the first designated safe space at a University of Manitoba Students’ Union (UMSU) event...

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This Rick Perry Dancing Gif is The Best Thing You’ll See Today

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hfwuurTlATA
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 9:40am 9/20/2016 at 9:40am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hfwuurTlATA

As we’ve blogged previously, Governor Perry is on this season of ‘Dancing With the Stars’.

So far, he’s doing alright; hasn’t been cut. In his latest DWTS appearance, Perry and his partner danced to the themes song from Green Acres. And here’s a little taste:

May you forever be as happy as...

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Elizabeth Warren: Trump Suggesting ‘Somebody Should Do Violence’ to Hillary

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 6:45am 9/20/2016 at 6:45am

For those contemplating the appalling possiblity of a President Hillary Clinton, just consider: Elizabeth Warren, had she thrown her hat in the ring, might today be the Dem nominee.

On Chris Hayes’ MSNBC show tonight, the always-at-11-on-the-rage-meter Warren alleged that Donald Trump, by imagining what would happen if Hillary’s bodyguards laid down their arms, ...

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The Top 5 Issues Facing Black Americans

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 19, 2016 at 3:00pm 9/19/2016 at 3:00pm
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Prayer University’s latest explains what they’ve concluded are the five biggest issues troubling the African-American community.

According to Prager U:

What are the five biggest problems facing black Americans? Where do things like racism and police brutality rank? What about the absence of black fathers? Taleeb Starkes, author of Amazon #1 bestseller “Black...

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Roger Goodell Praises NFL Players Taking Knee During National Anthem

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 19, 2016 at 1:30pm 9/19/2016 at 1:30pm

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has praised the NFL players who have chosen to take a knee during the national anthem. San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick started the trend in the preseason, which has taken off across the country. He said:

“As I’ve said before, I truly respect our players wanting to speak...

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Al-Aqsa Mosque Address: Oh Allah, Blow Up the Capitals and Planes of U.S. and Russia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eRuVBsFKXvA
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 19, 2016 at 12:30pm 9/19/2016 at 12:30pm
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Al-Aqsa Mosque on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem long has been a source of incitement.

It’s not just the claims of Israeli designs to destroy the Mosque (built on top of Jewish Temples as a victory monument) which have been used at least since the time of the Grand Mufti in the...

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NJ Police Release Images Of Man Suspected Of Taking Pics Of Women In Target Dressing Room

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 19, 2016 at 10:37am 9/19/2016 at 10:37am
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This story was published a week ago, but I can’t find any follow-up as to whether they round the suspect. So apparently your help still is needed.

Via CBS News:

Police are asking the public’s help in identifying a man suspected of photographing women inside a department store dressing room.

This man was spotted...

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Michigan School District: Betsy Ross Flag Symbolizes “Hate”

http://www.mlive.com/news/grand-rapids/index.ssf/2016/09/forest_hills_superintendent_is.html#incart_river_home
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 19, 2016 at 8:00am 9/19/2016 at 8:00am
http://www.mlive.com/news/grand-rapids/index.ssf/2016/09/forest_hills_superintendent_is.html#incart_river_home

A high school football game in Michigan gained national attention when its school district Superintendent apologized for the display of a Betsy Ross flag.  He stated that it symbolizes “exclusion and hate.”

Michigan Live reports:

Forest Hills Superintendent Dan Behm has apologized for the actions of a group of students who upset many...

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Navy To Train Sailors in New Transgender Policy

public domain http://www.military.com/daily-news/2016/09/16/navy-to-hold-all-hands-training-webinars-new-transgender-policy.html
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 7:00pm 9/18/2016 at 7:00pm
public domain http://www.military.com/daily-news/2016/09/16/navy-to-hold-all-hands-training-webinars-new-transgender-policy.html

Now that the Pentagon has approved transgender military members to serve openly, the military is planning for the massive number of its transgender personnel who will undoubtedly embrace their inner “zi.”  To that end, the United States Navy is planning a three-pronged training process to help sailors with the transition. ...

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Parents Complain They Got ‘Contact High’ During Swarthmore College Tour

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 4:00pm 9/18/2016 at 4:00pm

If you’re a parent who doesn’t want your child to smoke Marijuana in college, this a pretty good red flag.

CBS News in Pittsburgh reports:

Parents Complain Of ‘Contact High’ During Pa. College Tour

Student tour guides at a college outside Philadelphia say they have been told not to bring prospective students or their...

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ObamaCare’s Narrow Networks and High Deductibles Hurt American Families

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 2:00pm 9/18/2016 at 2:00pm

Early predictions of ObamaCare’s failure were ignored, yet a new government report shows that American families are—as predicted—having trouble affording and accessing health care.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Obamacare enrollees had trouble affording and accessing health care as well as understanding how to use their plans, according to a report from the...

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ISIS Claims Responsibility for Minnesota Mall Knife-Wielding Terrorist

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 11:59am 9/18/2016 at 11:59am
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A knife-wielding terrorist rampaged through a Minnesota Mall, stabbing victims and asking at least one person if he was Muslim.  ISIS has claimed responsibility for this “soldier of the Islamic State.”  Their “soldier of Allah” was shot by an off-duty police officer and died at the scene.

Fox News reports:

ISIS claimed responsibility...

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Brown University Reinstates ROTC For First Time Since Vietnam War

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 10:00am 9/18/2016 at 10:00am

Can you even imagine the campus protests this is going to spark? Just invoking the term “Vietnam War” will probably trigger certain faculty members.

FOX News reports:

Brown reinstates ties to ROTC that it cut during Vietnam War

Brown University is offering students a way to train to become officers in the Navy, Marine...

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Dallas Cop Files Suit Against Black Lives Matter Leader for Inciting Violence

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 8:30am 9/18/2016 at 8:30am

A Dallas police sergeant filed suit in federal court against Black Lives Matter leaders, among others, for inciting violence against police.

The Dallas Morning News reported:

Sgt. Demetrick Pennie, president of the Dallas Fallen Officer Foundation and a 17-year law enforcement veteran, filed the amended complaint in federal court Friday.

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FBI Director: Put Tape Over Your Computer Webcam

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 8:03pm 9/17/2016 at 8:03pm

Not just a myth for the overly paranoid — unless you’re willing to share your webcam’s view the world’s n’er do wellers, you may want to consider covering that puppy up.

Sound far fetched? FBI Director James Comey reiterated last week that covering your webcam is no different than locking...

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Intifada NYC?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 5:15pm 9/17/2016 at 5:15pm

I think we missed reporting on the meat cleaver attack on a NYC policeman earlier this week.

Turns out, it wasn’t just any meat cleaver maniac, it was a Palestinian facing deportation, The NY Daily News reports Meat cleaver madman, a Palestinian, was in Midtown to appeal deportation order before he...

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Jimmy Fallon Wears Medical Mask for Hillary’s “Tonight Show” Appearance

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/296440-jimmy-fallon-greets-clinton-with-medical-mask
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 3:15pm 9/17/2016 at 3:15pm
http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/296440-jimmy-fallon-greets-clinton-with-medical-mask

In a “Tonight Show” appearance scheduled to air Monday night, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was greeted by a medical mask-wearing Jimmy Fallon.

Well played, Mr. Fallon. Well played.

Last week, Donald Trump...

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