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University of Iowa to Spend Nearly $3 Million on Diversity Efforts This Year

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 9:30am 5/11/2019 at 9:30am

How many full scholarships could be provided by this massive expense?

The College Fix reports:

This public university will spend nearly $3 million on diversity this year alone

The University of Iowa has earmarked over $2.7 million for its Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for this fiscal year. The budget, a copy of...

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Did Green Justice Policies Cause the Massive Midwest Floods?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 6, 2019 at 3:00pm 5/6/2019 at 3:00pm
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A few weeks ago, we reported on the historic flooding in Nebraska that swamped part of Offutt Air Force Base. The rains have been unrelenting. The Mississippi River has hit flood levels for over a month.

The Mississippi River has been at major flood stage for 41 days and counting, and this...

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Bill Advances in Iowa to Ban Campus Free Speech Zones

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 10:00am 3/19/2019 at 10:00am

This needs to happen all over. Free speech zones are an insult to the idea of free speech.

Campus Reform reports:

Iowa is really close to banning free speech zones

An Iowa bill to eliminate free speech zones and prohibit universities from discriminating based on viewpoints is headed to the governor’s desk.

Specifically, Senate File...

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Students at U. Iowa Hold Rally to Ask ‘Does the University love us?’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 1, 2019 at 8:00am 3/1/2019 at 8:00am

It sounds like these students want the school to act as a parent. It says a lot about how the left views government.

The College Fix reports:

University of Iowa student rally asks: ‘Does the university love us?’

Students at the University of Iowa gathered Thursday afternoon commemorating the hashtag banner “#DoesUIowaLoveMe” and to...

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U. Iowa Cancels ‘Understanding Your Whiteness’ Event Claiming it Was Misconstrued

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 10:00am 2/7/2019 at 10:00am

Like so many other dumb events on campus these days, this had nothing to do with scholarship or even fun. And when people noticed it, the school pulled the plug.

Campus Reform reports:

UI cries fake news while canceling ‘whiteness’ event

The University of Iowa canceled an event, titled, “Understanding Your Whiteness,” after questions...

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U. Iowa Student Paper Claims MAGA Becoming Symbol of White Supremacy

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 12:00pm 1/30/2019 at 12:00pm
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It’s amazing that this false narrative is still being advanced so many days later.

Take a look at this:

Column: MAGA is becoming a symbol of white supremacy

The viral video showing a standoff between a Covington Catholic High School student and a Native American veteran shed light on the escalating visibility of racial...

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Republicans Kick Rep. Steve King Off Committees After White Supremacist Controversy

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 8:00am 1/15/2019 at 8:00am

Rep. Steve King (R-IA) is no stranger to racial controversy and it’s nice to see the Republican party finally doing something about it. The Republicans have booted King from committees after he told The New York Times, “White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization — how did that language become offensive?” From ...

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First voter question to Elizabeth Warren in Sioux City: “Why did you undergo the DNA testing?”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 1:00pm 1/5/2019 at 1:00pm

I wrote recently that Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign already has been defined by her Native American problem much as emails defined Hillary.

Trump has switched, at least temporarily, from calling her “Pocahontas” to mock her false claim to be Native American to mocking the DNA test results that showed Warren may only be...

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DOJ Says U. Iowa Violated Christian Group’s First Amendment Rights

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 28, 2018 at 12:00pm 12/28/2018 at 12:00pm

The school found the groups traditional values of faith “unwelcoming” and deregistered them. Luckily, the Department of Justice saw things differently.

The Daily Caller reports:

DOJ Says University Of Iowa Violated First Amendment For Deregistering Christi...

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U. Iowa Reportedly Exempts Race-Based Clubs from Discrimination Rules to Provide Safe Space

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 10:00am 12/19/2018 at 10:00am

A Christian group on campus claims they are held to a very different standard.

The College Fix reports:

Public university admits it exempts race-based clubs from discrimination rules to give them a ‘safe space’

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Des Moines Register Downplays Trump Polling Strength

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 17, 2018 at 11:00am 12/17/2018 at 11:00am
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Another Hoax: Racist Notes Found at Drake University Were Written by the ‘Victim’

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 1:00pm 12/1/2018 at 1:00pm
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Three weeks ago, all hell broke loose on the Iowa campus of Drake University when a black student claimed to receive racist notes telling her to leave campus. Now it has been discovered that she was the author of the notes.

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Illegal Immigrant Charged With Murder of Mollie Tibbetts

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 5:37pm 8/21/2018 at 5:37pm
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University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbets went missing more than a month ago. The police discovered her body today and charged an illegal immigrant with first degree murder. From The Daily Caller:

Cristhian Bahena Rivera, 24, was charged with murder. He had resided in the area for four to seven years, officials...

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Iowa: Governor Signs Heartbeat Bill Dubbed “Nation’s Strictest Abortion Regs”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 5:00pm 5/5/2018 at 5:00pm
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On Friday, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds (R) signed the “heartbeat bill” into law.

The AP reports:

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Friday signed a law banning most abortions if a fetal heartbeat can be detected, or at around six weeks of pregnancy, marking...

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VA Uses Illegal Policy That Allows Hospitals to Hire Those With Revoked Licenses

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 4:00pm 12/21/2017 at 4:00pm
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USA Today has dropped another article on the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as the publication continues its investigation into the department. This investigation discovered that a VA policy has allowed hospitals to hire health care providers with revoked licenses, but it’s illegal to do so thanks to a 1999 law:

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VA Hires Doctors They Know Have Malpractice Claims, Felony Convictions

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 4, 2017 at 11:30am 12/4/2017 at 11:30am
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USA Today has done an excellent investigation into the Department of Veteran Affairs. Its latest bombshell shows that the VA has hired doctors they know have malpractice claims and felony convictions. How could this possibly happen? A not so thorough hiring process:

Applications are vetted, education and licenses verified, references checked, and...

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Iowa Pulls Waiver Requesting Obamacare Overhaul

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 9:00pm 10/24/2017 at 9:00pm
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In August, Iowa officials submitted a request to make changes to its Obamacare market as it faced doom due to high premiums and insurance companies dropping out. Officials wanted to make changes that would “provide consumers with age- and income-based tax credits as well as using a reinsurance mechanism...

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