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Reports: Rod Rosenstein Will Meet With Trump on Thursday

Posted by  ▪  September 24, 2018

Trump said he wants all the facts before he comments on Rosenstein.

Reports: Rod Rosenstein Will Meet With Trump on Thursday

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9/24/2018 at 11:00am
Earlier this morning, Axios has reported that “Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has verbally resigned to Chief of Staff John Kelly in anticipation of being fired by President Trump, according to a source with direct knowledge.” Other reports indicate that Rosenstein is headed to the White House and “expecting to be fired”…
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Stanford Erasing Priest’s Name from Campus Over ‘Violence Against Native Americans’

Posted by  ▪  September 24, 2018

“prominent role in the California missionary system and the treatment of Native Americans by missionaries”

Stanford Erasing Priest’s Name from Campus Over ‘Violence Against Native Americans’

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9/24/2018 at 10:00am
I don’t know much about the history of Father Junipero Serra of California, but the charges against him are part of a growing trend on college campuses. The College Fix reports: Citing ‘violence against California Native Americans,’ Stanford to ax Junipero Serra’s name from campus features Stanford University will remove Father Junipero Serra’s name…
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Kavanaugh Open Thread: Will Republicans grow a spine and stand up to anti-Kavanaugh smear campaign?

Posted by  ▪  September 24, 2018

Democrats use new flimsy accusations to demand a halt to all further Judiciary Committee hearings, including Christine Blasey Ford testimony.

Kavanaugh Open Thread: Will Republicans grow a spine and stand up to anti-Kavanaugh smear campaign?

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9/24/2018 at 9:00am
This could be the reason why the Senate Democrats and Christine Blasey Ford kept trying to delay a hearing and confirmation for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The New Yorker dropped a story from Ronan Farrow about a woman alleging that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her during their time at Yale. Sen. Chuck Grassley…
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College in Iowa Hosts ‘White Privilege Symposium’ for Students and Educators

Posted by  ▪  September 24, 2018

“White Privilege Symposium: Navigating Race, Privilege, Identity & Equity (Intersectionality): The Path Forward”

College in Iowa Hosts ‘White Privilege Symposium’ for Students and Educators

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9/24/2018 at 8:00am
What purpose does this serve, other than continuing to divide people by race? The Washington Examiner reports: College hosts ‘White Privilege Symposium’ to find out ‘Where did white people come from?’ This month, Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, hosted a “White Privilege Symposium” for students and educators, offering crash courses on topics…
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Branco Cartoon – Show Time

Posted by  ▪  September 24, 2018

Starring Primadonna

Branco Cartoon – Show Time

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9/24/2018 at 7:00am
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New Kavanaugh accuser “reluctant to characterize Kavanaugh’s role in the alleged [Yale] incident with certainty”

Posted by  ▪  September 23, 2018

But “after six days of carefully assessing her memories and consulting with her attorney, … she felt confident enough of her recollections to say that she remembers”

New Kavanaugh accuser “reluctant to characterize Kavanaugh’s role in the alleged [Yale] incident with certainty”

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9/23/2018 at 8:34pm
There is a reason Democrats and Ford’s team have been stalling both a committee vote and testimony in the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings. They managed to postpone things until Thursday, in an obvious attempt to gain as many extra days as possible. We covered today’s developments in Kavanaugh accuser to testify Thursday…
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Poll: Interest in Midterms Lags For Key Democrat Voting Blocs (Young Voters, Independents, Non-white Voters)

Posted by  ▪  September 23, 2018

This is not a time to be precious and demand party purity

Poll: Interest in Midterms Lags For Key Democrat Voting Blocs (Young Voters, Independents, Non-white Voters)

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9/23/2018 at 8:00pm
Here’s what we know because we’ve been repeatedly told: One, if the Democrats take one or both Houses of Congress, President Trump will be, at best, more lame than the lamest lame duck in the history of our nation as he complies with a zillion Congressional inquiries and demands and fights…
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When justice becomes “social justice” there is no justice . . . or mercy

Posted by  ▪  September 23, 2018

“there’s a constant natural conflict between justice and mercy,” a conflict the left resolves by redefining justice

When justice becomes “social justice” there is no justice . . . or mercy

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9/23/2018 at 6:00pm
This post isn’t primarily about Kavanaugh and Ford, although obviously that’s the jumping-off spot. It’s about the larger issues that the controversy reflects, which have to do with the nature of justice. Robert Frost (yes, that Robert Frost) had this to say on the subject (from a talk he gave at Bread…
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Ben of Ben and Jerry’s Asks Twitter For Progressive Ice Cream Names, Hilarity Ensues

Posted by  ▪  September 23, 2018

Who’s up for some Maxine’s Harass Mint and Utopian Breadline Pudding ice cream?

Ben of Ben and Jerry’s Asks Twitter For Progressive Ice Cream Names, Hilarity Ensues

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9/23/2018 at 4:00pm
Twitter hashtag games are a fun and effective way of sharing our ideas, no less so now that Twitter is silencing conservatives. Case in point, Ben, of Ben and Jerry’s ice cream fame and fortune, coordinated a “name the ice cream for seven up and coming progressives” effort with MoveOn.org and…
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Will the Kavanaugh Hearing Drama Impact California Senate Race?

Posted by  ▪  September 23, 2018

Half of California’s Republican voters were undecided before Feinstein upended the Kavanaugh nomination process

Will the Kavanaugh Hearing Drama Impact California Senate Race?

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9/23/2018 at 2:00pm
Legal Insurrection readers may recall my recent post on California’s November ballot and the poll that indicated Senator Dianne Feinstein has only an 8-point advantage over progressive challenger, state senator Kevin de León. For the incumbent, this should be a troubling number, particularly when her challenger is leading among Republican voters. For…
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Enrollment at University of Montana is Lowest in Twenty-Five Years

Posted by  ▪  September 23, 2018

“has seen a 28.5 percent drop in enrollment over the past seven years”

Enrollment at University of Montana is Lowest in Twenty-Five Years

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9/23/2018 at 1:30pm
We’re going to see more reports like this over the next decade. The Missoulian reports: 7.6 percent decline puts University of Montana enrollment at lowest in 25 years The University of Montana saw a 7.6 percent drop in enrollment from last fall to this fall, according to its latest census enrollment report. It marks the…
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Cal State Long Beach removing “Prospector Pete” statue because 1849 Gold Rush now politically incorrect

Posted by  ▪  September 23, 2018

Will be sent from visible campus plaza to another location, because of the impact the 1849 gold rush had on indigenous people.

Cal State Long Beach removing “Prospector Pete” statue because 1849 Gold Rush now politically incorrect

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9/23/2018 at 12:00pm
Another campus statue is being singled out for removal over political correctness. “Prospector Pete” is going to be taken off the campus plaza of California State University Long Beach and moved to an alumni center, because critics say the Gold Rush contributed to deaths of indigenous peoples. This is reminiscent of efforts…
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Scholars at James Madison U. Organizing ‘Feminist Scholarship’ Fellowship

Posted by  ▪  September 23, 2018

“dedicated to sustaining feminist scholarship both on-campus and in [applicants’] own research projects”

Scholars at James Madison U. Organizing ‘Feminist Scholarship’ Fellowship

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9/23/2018 at 11:30am
How long will it be before someone calls the word “fellowship” problematic? Campus Reform reports: JMU scholars assemble ‘feminist scholarship’ fellowship James Madison University will hold its first meeting for a new faculty fellowship community to advance “feminist scholarship” on Friday. The university was seeking faculty applicants for the “Madison Fellowship,” geared toward “sustaining feminist…
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All named eyewitnesses dispute Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford’s story

Posted by  ▪  September 23, 2018

All four of the people Christine Blasey Ford says were at the party in question deny being there, including a female Democrat.

All named eyewitnesses dispute Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford’s story

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9/23/2018 at 10:00am
Two big developments overnight may be the most significant developments so far in the story told by Christine Blasey Ford about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh: FIRST. A woman Ford alleged was at the party in question, Leland Keyser, went on record through her attorney denying being at any such Party or…
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Ithaca College Republicans Accused of Racism for Speaking Out Against Illegal Immigration

Posted by  ▪  September 23, 2018

“Illegal immigrants come to our country and have no respect for the rule of law.”

Ithaca College Republicans Accused of Racism for Speaking Out Against Illegal Immigration

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9/23/2018 at 9:30am
This is where the left is on this issue now. If you’re not basically for open borders, you’re a racist. The College Fix reports: Ithaca College Republicans called racists for anti-illegal immigration statement The Ithaca College Republicans faced massive backlash and were accused of supporting racism following a strongly worded statement the group put…
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Whatever it Takes Week at Legal Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  September 23, 2018

All the news you may have missed.

Whatever it Takes Week at Legal Insurrection

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9/23/2018 at 8:00am
From the moment Brett Kavanaugh was announced, Democrats vowed to do whatever it takes to prevent his confirmation to the Supreme Court. And now, that’s exactly what they’re doing. Judiciary Committee sets Monday vote on Kavanaugh after accuser rejects testimony deadline No, the Public Treatment of Kavanaugh’s Accuser is Not Why…
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Democrats’ total personal war on Brett Kavanaugh should be a Midterm wake-up call for Republicans

Posted by  ▪  September 22, 2018

There but for fortune could go you or I.

Democrats’ total personal war on Brett Kavanaugh should be a Midterm wake-up call for Republicans

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9/22/2018 at 9:18pm
Soon after Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination for the Supreme Court, Democrat Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announced total war on Kavanaugh. That war would not just be procedural, it would be personal: Schumer chose to fight the nomination aggressively. On the night of the nomination, his office released a statement saying that he would “oppose…
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