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UPDATE: Babson College Fires Administrator Who Made Iran Bombing Comments

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 11:30am 1/11/2020 at 11:30am

This administrator was initially placed on leave but has now been fired. FIRE sees this as a free speech issue and has released a statement.

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College Administrator Suspended for Suggesting Iranian Leader Should Pick American Targets for Bombing

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 10, 2020 at 10:00am 1/10/2020 at 10:00am

The administrator in this story is a director of sustainability.

Campus Reform reports:

College admin suspended after suggesting Iranian leader pick American targets ‘he would bomb’

A Massachusetts college administrator is on paid suspension over a social media post suggesting that Iran pick 52 American cultural sites it could attack.

“Ayatollah Khomenei should tweet a...

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Art Prof at Mount Holyoke College Charged With Attempted Murder

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 6, 2020 at 8:00am 1/6/2020 at 8:00am

This is reportedly a case of a spurned lover. Sounds a little crazy.

The College Fix reports:

Mount Holyoke College art professor charged with attempted murder

An art professor from Massachusetts’ Mount Holyoke College is under arrest for the late-December attempted murder of a peer who allegedly had spurned her affections.

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Dem Rep. Joe Kennedy III: Biden Family Members Shouldn’t Profit From Political Relatives

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 12:00pm 1/4/2020 at 12:00pm
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Rep. Joe Kennedy III (D-MA) is currently challenging Senator Ed Markey to replace him as United States senator for Massachusetts. During a recent appearance on CNN, he expressed some concern about the appearance of Hunter Biden profiting from his father’s political connections.

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UMass Dartmouth Criticized by FIRE for Unrealistic Free Speech Policy

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 1:30pm 12/21/2019 at 1:30pm

The school has a ‘free speech zone’ but that’s not even the worst part.

From the FIRE blog:

December 2019 Speech Code of the Month: University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

“Free speech zone” policies are on the decline. FIRE’s Spotlight on Speech Codes 2020 report, released last week, found that 8.3% of surveyed schools maintain...

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First Visiting Scholar at MIT School of Engineering Tasked With Diversity Outreach

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 11:30am 12/21/2019 at 11:30am

Higher education repeatedly demonstrates their belief that diversity is more important than academics.

Campus Reform reports:

MIT School of Engineering first EVER visiting scholar tasked with…diversity outreach

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology announced its first visiting scholar within its School of Engineering. However, instead of engineering technology, the individual will focus on the department’s...

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A good time was had by all

Courtesy Sharon GOP with permission
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 13, 2019 at 8:30pm 12/13/2019 at 8:30pm
Courtesy Sharon GOP with permission

I’m really not thrilled with the Featured Image. I look McSmirky.

But it’s the only close up of me at the podium I have from my lecture last night at the invitation of the Sharon (MA) Republican Town Committee.

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Swastikas Discovered on Men’s Room Door at Worcester State University

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 9, 2019 at 10:00am 12/9/2019 at 10:00am

This has happened at a number of schools in the last few months. It’s dumb, but it gets a lot of attention.

The Worcester Telegram reports:

Swastikas found on Worcester State University door

A Worcester State University employee reported Friday afternoon that swastikas were scrawled on...

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Upcoming Lecture: “The War on Conservative Speech – From Campus to Culture” (December 12, Sharon, MA)

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 9:00pm 12/5/2019 at 9:00pm

On December 12, 2019, at 7 p.m., in Sharon, Massachusetts, I will be giving a lecture on “The War on Conservative Speech – From Campus to Culture,” at the invitation of the Sharon Republican Town Committee:

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Holy Cross Student Protesters Try to Shout Down Speech by Heather Mac Donald

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 29, 2019 at 8:00am 11/29/2019 at 8:00am
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Manhattan Institute scholar Heather Mac Donald gave a speech at the College of the Holy Cross in Massachusetts recently, but the event was marred by students who tried to shout her down.

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Boston College Students and Faculty Want School to Reject Koch Foundation Funding

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 12:00pm 11/20/2019 at 12:00pm

This is so confusing. The left says billionaires should be forced to fund all the things they want but when billionaires give the money voluntarily, they don’t want it?

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Does Anyone Know Why Deval Patrick is Running for President? Does He?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 15, 2019 at 9:00am 11/15/2019 at 9:00am
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Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has made it official. He is joining the race for the Democratic nomination in 2020.

The question many people are asking now is: Why?

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Wheaton College Launches Investigation After Swastikas Found on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 8:00am 11/13/2019 at 8:00am

Are we to believe there are white supremacists lurking on the campus of this Massachusetts school, or is this possibly another campus hoax?

WJAR News reports:

Wheaton College investigating incidents involving s...

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Former MA Governor Deval Patrick Reportedly Considering Jumping Into 2020 Race

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 7:00am 11/12/2019 at 7:00am
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Now that the 2020 election is a year away, the field of Democratic candidates should be shrinking, not expanding. Last week it was reported that Michael Bloomberg is thinking of jumping into the race.

Now former MA Governor Deval Patrick is said to be considering a run.

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Conservative Pundit Andrew Klavan Protested at Boston College

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 11:30am 11/10/2019 at 11:30am

Klavan was invited to speak by the College Republicans, but some students were triggered.

The College Fix reports:

Boston College activists protest ‘Islamophobic, racist’ conservative pundit

This past Tuesday at Boston College approximately 100 protesters “chanted, clapped, stomped,” and pounded on windows in an attempt to thwart conservative pundit Andrew Klavan from speaking to...

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Democrats Protect Sen. Ed Markey Against Insurgent Challenge By Rep. Joe Kennedy

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 5:00pm 11/7/2019 at 5:00pm
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Rep. Joe Kennedy III may end up regretting his decision to abandon his safe seat in Congress to pursue an insurgent campaign against Senator Ed Markey of Massachusetts.

Members of his party have lined up to back Markey.

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Protesters Greet Melania Trump at Boston Hospital to Promote Program That Helps Babies Born on Drugs

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 3:00pm 11/7/2019 at 3:00pm
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First Lady Melania Trump went to Boston Medical Center (BMC) to promote the hospital’s program to cuddle babies born on drugs.

The hatred for the Trump family takes precedence over the promotion of a beautiful program to help babies in need. Even though her visit brought attention to...

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