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Venezuela: Failed Socialist State Pulls $100 Bill, Looting Erupts

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 2:00pm 12/17/2016 at 2:00pm
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Venezuela’s socialist nightmare continues as Maduro ignores warnings and pulls the $100 bolivar bill, making it completely worthless.

Needless to say, the already-starving Venezuelan people were not happy, and protests and looting broke out across the country as news reached the people—at least those with $100 bills—that their money had...

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Sheriff Trains Southeastern U. Faculty to Carry Guns on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 12:00pm 12/17/2016 at 12:00pm

It looks like faculty members at one Florida university have decided it’s a good idea to be armed.

ABC News reports:

Sheriff Training University Faculty to Carry Guns on Campus

A central Florida sheriff’s office said Friday that it plans to train faculty at a local private university in law enforcement tactics and will...

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U. Wisconsin Students Want Conservative Group Forced Into Diversity Training

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 10:00am 12/17/2016 at 10:00am

Students at the University of Wisconsin Madison have started a petition to force members of Young America’s Foundation to go through diversity training. Nothing creepy about that.

Campus Reform reports:

UW students petition to shut down YAF, punish leaders

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Princeton Suspends Men’s Swim Team Season Over Locker Room Talk

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This is a thing now. Men’s sports teams are being punished at various schools in this same scenario.

The Daily Caller reports:

Princeton Swim Team Has Season Canceled Over Locker Room Talk

Princeton University suspended its men’s swimming program for the rest of the season after the discovery of internal team emails the school...

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Kalamazoo College Names ‘Social Justice Fellows’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 16, 2016 at 3:00pm 12/16/2016 at 3:00pm

We’ve come to the point where you can receive a college fellowship based on a progressive political concept.

From the Kalamazoo College website:

Social Justice Fellows Named

The Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership (ACSJL) has announced the 2016-17 Regional Fellows. The program helps leaders in Kalamazoo County clarify the core values they want...

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Kansas Board of Regents Approves Campus Carry Measure

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 16, 2016 at 12:00pm 12/16/2016 at 12:00pm

Here’s more good news for Second Amendment supporters and college students who want to protect themselves.

ABC News reports:

Kansas Board OKs Universities’ Policies for Guns on Campus

The Kansas Board of Regents on Wednesday approved policies for how the state’s six public universities will implement a state law allowing people to carry concealed...

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President of Cornell Republicans Physically Assaulted Over Politics

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 16, 2016 at 9:00am 12/16/2016 at 9:00am

The unhinged left thinks they’re morally superior and therefore justified in doing things like this.

The College Fix reports:

Cornell College Republicans president assaulted, called ‘racist bitch’

The president of the Cornell University College Republicans was shoved to the ground and called a “racist bitch” the night after the election, and campus officials are...

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Texas Woman’s University Decides ‘Holiday’ and ‘Evergreen’ Are Too Religious

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 3:00pm 12/15/2016 at 3:00pm
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What about all the people who don’t celebrate ‘holidays’ with ‘evergreen’ trees? Did you ever think about their feelings?

Campus Reform reports:

‘Holiday,’ ‘evergreen trees’ too religious for TWU

Texas Woman’s University is offering tips for an “all-inclusive, multicultural” Christmas season, warning that the word “holiday” is no longer inclusive enough and advising that...

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West Point Holds Annual ‘Transgender Day of Remembrance’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 12:00pm 12/15/2016 at 12:00pm

When did our military become so seemingly obsessed with transgenderism? Oh right, over the last eight years.

This is unreal. The Daily Caller reports:

Speakers At West Point Transgender...

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Liberty University to Build On-Campus Shooting Range

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 9:00am 12/15/2016 at 9:00am

You’ve got to love Liberty University. They do what they want no matter how much it would terrify the left.

News 10 ABC reports:

University in Virginia to build on-campus shooting range

Liberty University could become the first college to have an NRA and NCAA certified outdoor shooting range on campus.

The university is looking...

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State Department Addresses Prison Radicalization Worldwide

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 3:00pm 12/14/2016 at 3:00pm

The State Department issued a statement about a recent conference hosted with U.S. tax dollars which addressed prison radicalization.

From the release:

The International Institute for Justice and the Rule of Law (IIJ), with grant funding from the United States, hosted a global workshop in Valletta, Malta on December 12-13, 2016, on efforts...

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State Court Upholds U. California Decision to Offer In-State Tuition to Illegals

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The taxpayers of California are getting fleeced by their largest public university system and a court just said it was OK.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports:

State court upholds UC tuition, aid for immigrants here illegally

A state appeals court says the University of California Board of Regents acted legally in allowing unauthorized immigrants...

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Faith Based Universities See Trump’s Win as a Reprieve

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 10:30am 12/14/2016 at 10:30am

The last eight years have been an assault on faith based institutions in many ways so it’s no wonder the folks at these schools are breathing a sigh of relief.

National Review has the story:

For Some Faith-Based Institutions, Trump Represents a Reprieve

Perhaps more than any other sector in America, the ivory towers...

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Amherst College Suspends Men’s Cross Country Team Over Lewd Messages

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 7:30am 12/14/2016 at 7:30am

This is a weird trend. It has happened at at least two other schools in the last few months.

USA Today reports:

Amherst College suspends cross country team for sexually explicit messages

The men’s cross-country team at Amherst College in Massachusetts has been suspended from team activities after a number of messages came to...

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Former Baseball Pitcher Joins Police Force

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 4:30pm 12/13/2016 at 4:30pm

Former Major League Baseball pitcher Anthony Varvaro has decided to leave baseball and become a Port Authority Police Officer. Fox News reported:

Varvaro, a former set-up reliever with the Red Sox, Atlanta Braves and Seattle Mariners, joined the police force...

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Instagram Account Features Queen Elizabeth With Trump’s Face

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 3:00pm 12/13/2016 at 3:00pm

An account on Instagram features pictures of Queen Elizabeth, but there’s one problem. The person behind the account has photoshopped Donald Trump’s face onto her.

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Columbia Grad Students Join the United Auto Workers Union

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 1:30pm 12/13/2016 at 1:30pm

Grad students at Columbia have been fighting for the right to unionize for some time. Now they’ve got it and they joined the United Auto Workers union. Doesn’t that sound a little strange?

The Wall Street Journal reported:

Columbia University Grad Students Join UAW After Battle for Right to Unionize

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