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Leftist Outlet Salon Publishes “25 Conservatives Worth Following On Twitter”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 3:45pm 10/14/2017 at 3:45pm

I would be horrified and humiliated if I ever made Salon‘s bestest conservatives evah list.  Their list of conservatives worth following on Twitter consists almost exclusively of #NeverTrumpers but includes faux conservatives raking in big bucks as some lamestream media outlet’s token righty.

Some are hailed as supporting open borders, amnesty, ObamaCare,...

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Susan Rice calls Trump’s statement on Iranian aggression “BS”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 1:30pm 10/14/2017 at 1:30pm
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Former Obama patsy and two-time winner of Obama’s musical chairs approach to Executive branch appointments Susan Rice has deigned to share her insightful opinion of President Trump’s Iran speech in which he outlined Iranian aggression and announced that he was sending the bad Iran deal back to Congress.

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Princeton Student: Conservatives Don’t Really Believe in Free Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 11:30am 10/14/2017 at 11:30am
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Ryan Born, the student who wrote this op-ed for The Princetonian, doesn’t even seem to believe that free speech applies to conservatives.

Speech is free

It seems that, nowadays, cries for “free speech” ring from campus to campus. The term has become quite famous and quite popular. Perhaps it owes its popularity to...

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Dartmouth Student Claims Homecoming Honors ‘Legacy of Colonialism’

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 9:30am 10/14/2017 at 9:30am
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Give the left long enough and they can find something wrong with everything.

Campus Reform reports:

Dartmouth student: Homecoming honors ‘legacy of colonialism’

A student leader at Dartmouth College wants her classmates to “support the marginalized” by rejecting a time-honored homecoming tradition.

In an op-ed for The Dartmouth, student Jessica Cantos, a member of the...

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University Rejects $5 Million Dollar Gift From Harvey Weinstein

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 13, 2017 at 1:30pm 10/13/2017 at 1:30pm
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The Harvey Weinstein scandal is even making waves in academia now.

The Daily Caller reports:

SURPRISE! Southern Cal Abandons Harvey Weinstein’s $5 Million Gift For Women Filmmakers

The University of Southern California has rejected a $5 million donation from Harvey Weinstein in response to allegations that Weinstein sexually abused scores of women for decades.

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Oberlin Students: America Not Worth Being Proud Of

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 13, 2017 at 10:30am 10/13/2017 at 10:30am
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Students Kennedy Kline and Ua Hayes recently wrote an essay for the Oberlin Review which drips with the sort of leftism we’ve come to expect from this school.

Anthem Supports False Narrative of Freedom

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Toronto Schools Removing ‘Chief’ From Job Titles to Respect Indigenous Peoples

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 13, 2017 at 7:30am 10/13/2017 at 7:30am
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When you start down this path of political correctness, it never ends.

The Globe and Mail reports:

TDSB to remove ‘chief’ from job titles out of respect...

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Las Vegas Concert Attendees Sue Bump Stock Manufacturer, Another Sues Hotel

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 3:30pm 10/12/2017 at 3:30pm
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Some of the people who attended the Las Vegas concert that Stephen Paddock attacked are suing the bump stock manufacturer. A woman who received wounds during the massacre has decided to sue the Mandalay Bay.

Authorities said they found “an arsenal of weapons, including bump fire stocks” in Paddocks suite at the...

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Georgetown Student Paper Now Documenting ‘Bias’ Incidents

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 1:30pm 10/12/2017 at 1:30pm
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Somehow, I don’t think this is geared towards protecting pro-Trump students on campus.

Campus Reform reports:

Georgetown student paper begins documenting ‘bias’ incidents

Georgetown University’s school newspaper is teaming up with a national non-profit to tell the personal stories of students who have experienced bias-related incidents.

According to a recent call for stories, The Hoya...

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Poll Finds 58 Percent of Students Think ‘Intolerant’ Ideas Should be Kept Off Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 10:30am 10/12/2017 at 10:30am

Intolerant is liberal speak for anything that doesn’t line up with what liberals believe.

The Daily Caller reports:

POLL: 58 Percent Of College Kids Think ‘Intolerant’ Ideas Shouldn’t Be On Campus

The majority of conservative and liberal college students believe that they shouldn’t be in a campus environment where there are “intolerant or offensive...

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Columbia Students Protest British Speaker Critical of Increased Islamic Immigration in EU

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 7:30am 10/12/2017 at 7:30am

The speaker was appearing by Skype but that didn’t stop the protesters.

The New York Post reports:

Protesters stop British nationalist speech at Columbia

Protesters opposing a speech by a controversial British nationalist at Columbia University Tuesday chanted “NYPD, KKK, how many kids have you killed today,” according to Facebook footage of the event.

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Girl Scouts Respond to Boy Scouts New Policy Allowing Girls and They’re Not Happy

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 5:05pm 10/11/2017 at 5:05pm

Wednesday, the Boy Scouts announced that beginning next year, they’d allow girls in some of their programs. We blogged about that extensively here.

The Girl Scouts have responded and they’re not happy. They’ve accused dwindling Boy Scout membership for the about-face in policy:

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UC Raises Tuition While Spending Tens of Millions on Extravagant Pensions

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 1:30pm 10/11/2017 at 1:30pm

As a smart man once said, something that can’t go on forever, won’t. How is this sustainable?

The College Fix reports:

University of California hands out massive pensions, hits students with higher tuition

The University of California 10-campus system is spending upwards of tens of millions of dollars on increasingly generous pensions for faculty,...

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Drexel U Prof Placed on Leave for Inflammatory Las Vegas Comments

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 10:30am 10/11/2017 at 10:30am
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We wrote about the professor’s comments last week. Now he has been placed on leave.

The Daily Caller reports:

Drexel Puts Tenured ‘White Genocide’ Prof On Leave After He Blamed Vegas Massacre On White People

Drexel University put a tenured...

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Petition Demands Immigration Debate Be Cancelled at Seattle U. Law School

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 7:30am 10/11/2017 at 7:30am

The left does not want to debate the issues. They believe they are right and don’t want anyone questioning them.

Bloomberg’s Big Law Business Blog reports:

Seattle Law School Latest Flashpoint Over Campus Speech (Updated)

An immigration debate at Seattle University School of Law is the latest front for the hot-button issue of campus...

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U. Michigan President Hid Emails in Which He Insulted Campus Trump Supporters

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 1:30pm 10/10/2017 at 1:30pm
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Can you imagine how difficult it must be to be a college student who supports Trump in our current academic environment?

The Daily Caller reports:

University Of Michigan President Insults Trump Supporters In Emails He Tried To Hide

The president of the taxpayer-funded University of Michigan, Mark Schlissel, wrote in an email that he...

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Fraternity Members Earn More After School, Despite Having Lower Grades

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 10:30am 10/10/2017 at 10:30am

The unfair fraternity stereotype is a football watching, beer chugging jock who is uninterested in much else. But they tend to do better than others after graduation.

Bloomberg reports:

The Fraternity Paradox: Lower GPA, Higher Incomes

Tragedies at college fraternities never seem to be out of the spotlight for very long.

Four men pleaded guilty...

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