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Texas Campus Carry Opponents Fight the Law

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 12:30pm 2/21/2016 at 12:30pm

Have you noticed that when liberals win it’s the “law of the land” and when liberals lose it’s an injustice which needs to be corrected?

A new Texas law allows college students to carry guns on campus but opponents aren’t happy.

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Oklahoma School Staff Armed and Ready to Use Whatever Force Necessary

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 2:30pm 2/7/2016 at 2:30pm

Last year, Professor Jacobson posted about a Texas school posting a sign that the staff is armed, and now, one Oklahoma school district is following suit and allowing teachers and staff to carry and to use whatever force is necessary to thwart potential attacks.

The Muskogee Phoenix reports:

New signs posted on the...

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Redheaded Mizzou Muscle Prof. Suspended

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 5:45pm 1/28/2016 at 5:45pm

University of Missouri professor Melissa Click who famously called for “some muscle” to remove a student journalist from a campus protest was charged with assault on Monday and has now been suspended.

Reuters reports:

Missouri suspends professor who called for ‘muscle’ against student reporter

A University of Missouri communications professor who called for “some...

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Report: Nearly 10% of College Grads Think Judge Judy Serves on SCOTUS

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 8:30am 1/20/2016 at 8:30am

We covered this a few days ago at College Insurrection but the story has gone national.

This all springs from a report by the Council of Trustees and Alumni called A Crisis in Civic Education.

Among many troubling findings, the report revealed:

There is a crisis in American civic education. Survey after survey shows...

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Liberty University President Urges Students to Arm Themselves

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 4:30pm 12/6/2015 at 4:30pm

Recent remarks by Liberty University president Jerry Falwell, Jr. are going viral. In an address to a large audience, he urged students to obtain gun licenses and arm themselves.

Falwell was obviously talking about the terrorists who carried out the attacks in San Bernardino, but as you’ll see below, he had to...

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Wisconsin Elementary School Cancels Reading of Transgender Book

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 29, 2015 at 4:00pm 11/29/2015 at 4:00pm

For many years, progressives and assorted leftists have been threatening (and pursuing) law suits against schools, cities and towns, and cemeteries and memorials in an attempt to remove all evidence of religious faith from the public sphere.

The result has been a series of knee-jerk reactions by scared administrators who’ve preemptively

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Feds: Illinois school must allow transgender male unrestricted use of girls’ shower and locker room

http://www.cnn.com/2015/11/03/us/illinois-school-district-transgender-ruling/
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 10:00am 11/3/2015 at 10:00am
http://www.cnn.com/2015/11/03/us/illinois-school-district-transgender-ruling/

This is the next battlefield, which already has arrived.

As far as the feds are concerned, it is unlawful discrimination if a school provides anything less than full, unrestricted access for male transgender students to areas previously deemed private girls-only areas, such as showers and locker rooms.

The NY Times reports, Illinois District...

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“Clock Kid” and His Family are Moving to Qatar

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 7:00am 10/21/2015 at 7:00am

This story just keeps getting weirder.

Remember Ahmed Mohamed? He’s the Texas teen who sailed into his (extended) 15 minutes of fame after one of his teachers mistook a “homemade clock” for a homemade bomb.

The Social Justice Warriors rushed to Ahmed’s cause, crying racism; President Obama even invited him to...

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Media reacts to professor’s racist taunt against Ben Carson

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 8:30am 10/8/2015 at 8:30am

By now, you may have heard that University of Pennsylvania religious studies professor Anthea Butler is under fire for comments she made about Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson.

Butler suggested that Carson, a renowned pediatric brain surgeon, should get the ‘coon of the year’ award.

We covered the story at College...

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Feminist Icon Criticizes “Rape Culture” Activism

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 9:30am 9/20/2015 at 9:30am

Susan Brownmiller wrote the 1975 book Against Our Will: Men, Women, and Rape which set the stage for much of today’s feminism. She is not, however, a huge fan of everything espoused by today’s feminists, including slut walks and rape culture activism.

Katie Van Syckle of New York Mag recently interviewed her....

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Blame Zero Tolerance Insanity – Not “Islamophobia” – for TX schoolchild clock incident

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 10:00am 9/17/2015 at 10:00am

Yesterday a Texas teenager, who happens to be a Muslim, brought a homemade clock to school and was arrested because the clock was mistaken for a bomb. Some people are blaming racism but zero tolerance policies are the real problem.

NBC News reports that he won’t be charged:

No Charges For Ahmed Mohamed,...

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Bill Whittle’s The Class of 2015: Book Burners Afraid of Matches

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 3:30pm 4/26/2015 at 3:30pm

In the newest edition of Afterburner, Bill Whittle focuses on higher education and some of the backwards thinking that exists in academia today.

As an example, he points to a student who protested Condoleezza Rice as a speaker on campus without appreciating the fact that Rice is more authentic than many of...

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Atlanta Educators Who Faked Test Scores Sentenced

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 4:30pm 4/14/2015 at 4:30pm

The Atlanta educators who were convicted on April 1 of racketeering and other charges related to purposely inflating test scores in poorly performing schools were sentenced in the Fulton County Court today:

One by one, they stood, alongside their attorneys, before Fulton County Superior Court Judge Jerry Baxter.

In this system, a jury...

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State of the Union Preview: “Free” Community College?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 9:27pm 1/8/2015 at 9:27pm

Today, President Obama unveiled a new plan to make two years of Community College free “to responsible students across America”—and it’s just as flawed as that knee-jerk gut reaction you just had told you it is.

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Mayor threatens to sue as Chicago teachers strike continues

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 17, 2012 at 9:00am 9/17/2012 at 9:00am

The Chicago Teachers Union strike continues Monday after a failure to resolve the strike, now into its second week with 350,000 children affected by the standoff. There had been some optimism that the union officials, who met Sunday afternoon, would vote in favor of the agreement negotiated on their behalf by...

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Obama abandons Chicago teachers just like he did Wisconsin’s public unions

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 14, 2012 at 3:30pm 9/14/2012 at 3:30pm

Why is Obama abandoning the Chicago Teachers Union, just as he abandoned the Wisconsin unions during the Walker recall?

As the Chicago Teachers Union strike drags...

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Chicago Teachers Union authorizes strike as Rahm heads to DNC

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 31, 2012 at 5:35pm 8/31/2012 at 5:35pm

The Chicago Teachers Union, after a summer of threats and miscellaneous protest actions, announced a date for their strike of September 10 this Thursday. CTU released a copy of their resolution on the website:

The strike is necessary to achieve a labor contract with acceptable wages, benefits and job protections; and for all...

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