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St. Gregory’s University in Oklahoma Announces Closure

Posted by  ▪  November 13, 2017

“was established in 1875”

St. Gregory’s University in Oklahoma Announces Closure

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11/13/2017 at 1:30pm
Another small school is falling due to financial difficulty. Inside Higher Ed reports: Another Small Private College Will Close Two weeks ago, Memphis College of Art said it would close. Also last month, Grace University, in Nebraska, announced plans to shut down, and Wheelock College announced plans to merge into Boston University. In another sign…
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http://www.nbcnews.com/politics/politics-news/trump-surprises-first-batch-white-house-visitors-n730111

9th Circuit allows most of Trump Travel Order No. 3 to go into effect

Posted by  ▪  November 13, 2017

Hawaii District Court injunction stayed except to persons with a “close familial relationship” in the U.S.

9th Circuit allows most of Trump Travel Order No. 3 to go into effect

http://www.nbcnews.com/politics/politics-news/trump-surprises-first-batch-white-house-visitors-n730111
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11/13/2017 at 12:51pm
The District Court in Hawaii recently granted yet another injunction against a Trump Travel Order, in that case Travel Order No. 3. In light of prior Supreme Court stays of similar injunctions, the Hawaii District Court Order was plainly ridiculous. I noted at the time: I can’t say I’m surprised by the…
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Trump Picks Former Drug Executive Alex Azar as Health Secretary

Posted by  ▪  November 13, 2017

Tom Price resigned in September over his use of private jets.

Trump Picks Former Drug Executive Alex Azar as Health Secretary

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oAkdYlva1Eo
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11/13/2017 at 11:30am
President Donald Trump has picked former drug executive Alex Azar for Health and Human Services secretary to replace Tom Price, who resigned in September after questions arose of his use of private jets. Azar served as HHS deputy secretary in President George W. Bush’s administration from 2005 to 2007 when Mike Leavitt…
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Johns Hopkins Prof Claims Trump Won by Invoking History of White Supremacy

Posted by  ▪  November 13, 2017

“a response to the advancement of people of color”

Johns Hopkins Prof Claims Trump Won by Invoking History of White Supremacy

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11/13/2017 at 10:30am
This is the left’s new talking point. Anything liberals don’t like is white supremacy. The College Fix reports: Johns Hopkins prof: Trump won election by ‘invoking the history of white supremacy’ This past Tuesday Johns Hopkins philosophy professor Chris Lebron spoke about his new book, “The Making of Black Lives Matter: A Brief History…
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https://twitter.com/CNN/status/930017170456801280

Iran and Iraq Earthquake’s Death Toll Around 350

Posted by  ▪  November 13, 2017

Almost 7,000 injured.

Iran and Iraq Earthquake’s Death Toll Around 350

https://twitter.com/CNN/status/930017170456801280
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11/13/2017 at 10:00am
A 7.3 magnitude earthquake shook the border of Iran and Iraq over the weekend and the death roll has risen to 348 people. From Reuters: State television said more than 348 people were killed in Iran and at least 6,600 were injured. Local officials said the death toll would rise as search…
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Professor Disciplined for Giving ‘Female or Shemale’ Quiz

Posted by  ▪  November 13, 2017

“joked that the quiz was a lesson to people to not to get too drunk or they might take the wrong one home”

Professor Disciplined for Giving ‘Female or Shemale’ Quiz

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11/13/2017 at 9:00am
In our hyper politically correct environment, it’s amazing that this professor didn’t know how this would end. The Daily Caller reports: Prof Who Gave ‘Female Or Shemale’ Quiz Now Only Teaching Online Classes A sociology professor is no longer teaching in the classroom after he gave his students a quiz asking them to ident…
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uH-1sJyWpeQ

DOJ Requires RT to Register as Foreign Agent

Posted by  ▪  November 13, 2017

Out of 400 registrants, RT is the only news outlet required to register

DOJ Requires RT to Register as Foreign Agent

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uH-1sJyWpeQ
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11/13/2017 at 8:30am
Trump’s Department of Justice decided last week that some of the work completed by Russian publication RT falls under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938 and gave the news outlet a deadline of Monday to register as a foreign agent. RT would be the first news outlet to register under…
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Branco Cartoon- Infringed?

Posted by  ▪  November 13, 2017

Don’t Even Think About It

Branco Cartoon- Infringed?

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11/13/2017 at 7:00am
For more A.F. Branco cartoons at Legal Insurrection click here.
 
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Would the Senate invoke Article I, Section 5, clause 2, to “expel” Senator Roy Moore?

Posted by  ▪  November 12, 2017

Let’s hope more evidence comes out that sheds light on who is telling the truth, and that it comes out before the election.

Would the Senate invoke Article I, Section 5, clause 2, to “expel” Senator Roy Moore?

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11/12/2017 at 9:00pm
The allegations against Roy Moore as detailed in a Washington Post story on November 9 are serious, and should be taken seriously. Because the allegations involve events from 40 years ago, there is a distinct possibility that voters may be skeptical enough of the allegations to elect Moore nonetheless. That could provide…
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With Prospects Fading, Here’s How Republicans Hold the House in 2018

Posted by  ▪  November 12, 2017

Democrats aren’t winning as much as Republicans are losing. Can the GOP turn it around?

With Prospects Fading, Here’s How Republicans Hold the House in 2018

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11/12/2017 at 6:30pm
In one short year, the Republican majority in the U. S. House of Representatives has shifted from seemingly safe to somewhat in jeopardy.  The Democrats have an uphill battle in the Senate, defending 25 seats to the GOP’s nine, but a number of circumstances and Tuesday’s election results have improved Democrats’…
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New Palestinian Authority textbooks teach “martyrdom as a life goal”

Posted by  ▪  November 12, 2017

Radicalization is pervasive across new curriculum, and much worse than before.

New Palestinian Authority textbooks teach “martyrdom as a life goal”

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11/12/2017 at 5:00pm
For years we’ve been covering incitement on the part of the Palestinian Authority (PA) and its failure to prepare Palestinian society for a resolution of the conflict via non-violent means. The PA is viewed by the West as the ‘moderate’ Palestinian body and Israel’s supposed ‘partner for peace’, but as we’ve repeatedly…
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Papadopoulos Says He Lied To FBI Out of Loyalty to Trump

Posted by  ▪  November 12, 2017

“he later acknowledged that he lied during that meeting about the timing of certain contacts”

Papadopoulos Says He Lied To FBI Out of Loyalty to Trump

https://twitter.com/kylegriffin1/status/928967603695038464
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11/12/2017 at 4:30pm
George Papadopoulos, President Trump’s former foreign policy aide, pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about the timing of meetings in which he participated. https://twitter.com/kylegriffin1/status/928967603695038464 ABC News reports that Papadopoulos claims he fudged the dates because he did not want to contradict the president’s public statements regarding these meetings. George Papadopoulos, the Trump foreign…
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y69Mp1Gi7qM

Social Justice Warrior Hatred of “Toxic Masculinity” Poisons Entertainment Industry

Posted by  ▪  November 12, 2017

A look at George Takei, Thor, and social justice messaging.

Social Justice Warrior Hatred of “Toxic Masculinity” Poisons Entertainment Industry

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y69Mp1Gi7qM
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11/12/2017 at 3:00pm
I once noted that with the election of President Trump, a new era for Alpha Males began. However, social justice warriors who want to lead the #Resistance charge against our current president are targeting “toxic masculinity” in the same way they used the smear “era of greed” against President Ronald Reagan. The…
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Prof Under Fire for Telling Students to Work Hard and Avoid Drinking

Posted by  ▪  November 12, 2017

“extremely damaging”

Prof Under Fire for Telling Students to Work Hard and Avoid Drinking

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11/12/2017 at 2:30pm
This seems like good advice for any student but the outrage brigade didn’t like it. FOX News reports: Professor draws ire for saying students will have to work hard and avoid drinking UK’s Cambridge University physical sciences professor came under fire this week from mental health campaigners and students after he suggested undergraduates will…
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Terry McAuliffe for President 2020?

Posted by  ▪  November 12, 2017

Tuesday’s Virginia election reignites talk of McAuliffe 2020 Presidential Bid: “Let’s Talk After I Get Out of Here”

Terry McAuliffe for President 2020?

https://youtu.be/Nus4KvOVWDk
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11/12/2017 at 1:00pm
There has long been a lot of buzz about Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe (D) running for president in 2020.  In the wake of Tuesday’s strong showing for Democrats in Virginia, McAuliffe’s potential for a presidential bid in 2020 has improved. In an interview with MSNBC’s Al Sharpton in which Sharpton asked about his…
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Profs at Miami U. Pout Over State of Teaching in Trump Era

Posted by  ▪  November 12, 2017

“the current situation we find ourselves in”

Profs at Miami U. Pout Over State of Teaching in Trump Era

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11/12/2017 at 12:30pm
The next four to eight years are going to be very long for some people. The College Fix reports: Professors at Miami University lament state of teaching in the Trump era Adding to the perceived angst regarding the state of education in the Donald Trump era, professors at Miami University recently pondered — worried…
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Trump judicial confirmations moving along, but not fast enough

Posted by  ▪  November 12, 2017

Grassley and McConnell need to clear all roadblocks, and Trump needs to fill the pipeline, so there isn’t a single vacant seat heading into 2018 elections.

Trump judicial confirmations moving along, but not fast enough

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11/12/2017 at 11:00am
In numerous prior posts we have followed the tortuous process of getting Trump federal judicial nominees confirmed. Democrats have thrown down every procedural delay possible, even for nominees they didn’t oppose. What Democrats fear is that Trump will take advantage of the historic opportunity handed him to reshape the federal judiciary for a…
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