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Trump Directs Treasury to Review Tax-Exempt Status of Colleges and Universities

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 10:00am 7/11/2020 at 10:00am
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President Trump revealed Friday in a pair of tweets that he has directed the Treasury Department to review the tax-exempt status of colleges and universities, saying many of them are “about Radical Left Indoctrination, not Education.”

He is correct, they are.

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Authors of Study on Race and Police Killings Seek Retraction Because Conservatives Cite It

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 1:00pm 7/7/2020 at 1:00pm
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An academic paper from 2019 defies the current progressive narrative about police targeting minorities. The paper has been cited by right leaning scholars, such as Heather Mac Donald of the Manhattan Institute.

Now the authors of the paper are seeking to retract it.

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Minneapolis City Council Members Who Voted to Defund Police Get Taxpayer Funded Private Security

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 28, 2020 at 10:00am 6/28/2020 at 10:00am
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The City Council of Minneapolis recently voted unanimously to defund the city’s police department. Now certain members of the council claim they are getting threats, so they have been given private security.

At taxpayer expense, naturally.

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Princeton To Remove Woodrow Wilson’s Name From Public Policy School

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 6:00pm 6/27/2020 at 6:00pm
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As cancel anything pre-Marxist Black Lives Matters moves from Confederate cancellation to all of American history, Princeton University has caved to the radical left’s demands that it remove Woodrow Wilson’s name from its public policy school.

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Phase Two In Push To ‘Abolish the Police’: Isolate Police Unions From Labor Movement

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 7:00am 6/24/2020 at 7:00am
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The recent efforts to oust police unions from the larger labor movement are alarming.  Not because I am a fan of public unions, I’m not, but because of what it reveals about the tactics of the left in demonizing, isolating, and eventually destroying their target du jour.

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VP for Research at Michigan State U. Forced to Resign After Blog Posts Deemed ‘Racist’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 21, 2020 at 10:00am 6/21/2020 at 10:00am
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Dr. Stephen Hsu is a professor of theoretical physics at Michigan State University, where he also served as the vice president for research and innovation. He is now one of the latest casualties of the manic cancel culture currently gripping academia.

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Vermont School Principal Placed on Leave for Criticism of Black Lives Matter

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 9:00am 6/17/2020 at 9:00am
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Tiffany Riley, the principal of Windsor High School in Vermont, has been laced on leave for a comment she made on social media about the Black Lives Matter movement. Riley’s Facebook post prompted an emergency meeting of the local school board which was “uniformly appalled.”

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The Left Targets Tucker Carlson’s Advertisers… Again

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 11:00am 6/13/2020 at 11:00am
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Berklee College of Music in Boston Apologizes for Letting Police Use Bathrooms During Protests

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 12, 2020 at 1:00pm 6/12/2020 at 1:00pm
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Berklee College of Music is located on Massachusetts Avenue, in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood. During the protests for George Floyd, Boston police officers were posted near the school and were allowed to use the school’s bathrooms.

Now the school is apologizing for this.

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You Will Be Made To Bow: White Leftists Kneel Before Blacks They Harmed By Being Born White

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 7:07pm 6/4/2020 at 7:07pm
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I’ve written well over 1,500 posts for Legal Insurrection over the years, and one that stands out in my memory as a heartbreaking emblem of “woke” culture was a post about a school in New York City that was teaching little K-8 white children they were “born racist.”  Children were coming...

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Progressive Student Group Demands Yale Tap Endowment to Ease Economic Burden of Students and Staff

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 10:00am 5/26/2020 at 10:00am

This group is called the ‘Yale Endowment Justice Coalition’ and a quick review of their website reveals their politics.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Will Colleges Tap Large Endowments During Pandemic?

The Yale Endowment Justice Coalition is calling for Yale University to help ease...

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Polling: Joe Biden Has an Enthusiasm Problem With Young Voters

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 8, 2020 at 5:05pm 5/8/2020 at 5:05pm
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Young Democratic voters are not particularly excited about the prospect of voting for Joe Biden, and who can blame them? The primary began with over 20 candidates and ended with, well, Joe Biden.

Young voters tend to be more progressive and they’re getting the most Democrat establishment candidate available.

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Liberal Student Group at George Washington U. Blasts Other Liberal Groups as Too White

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 26, 2020 at 9:30am 4/26/2020 at 9:30am

For the woke, nothing is ever good enough. Even among their own.

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Liberal GWU student group blasts other liberal student groups as ‘too white’

A progressive pro-Palestinian student group at George Washington University is miffed that its politically kindred-spirit organizations are awash in Caucasians.

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Media Hate Narrative: Trump Killing His Own Elderly Voters Could Swing Election

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 24, 2020 at 9:00am 4/24/2020 at 9:00am
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Stacey Abrams Criticizes GA Gov. Brian Kemp’s Plan to Reopen State as ‘Dangerously Incompetent’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at 3:00pm 4/21/2020 at 3:00pm
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We recently pointed out that Stacey Abrams is now campaigning to be Joe Biden’s running mate. Naturally, she has to have an opinion on when Georgia’s economy should be reopened, and of course, it’s negative.

At least she is finally acknowledging she is not the governor of Georgia.

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Virginia is gone, Gov. Ralph Northam of ‘blackface’ and ‘Klan robes’ infamy signs far-left agenda into law

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 3:00pm 4/15/2020 at 3:00pm
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While the nation has been focused on the Coronavirus crisis, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam and his Democrat-controlled legislature, have been hard at work passing new laws.

Northam has signed numerous bills into law on everything from abortion to gun control. Virginia as we knew it is gone.

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Progressive Youth Groups Issue List of Demands to the Joe Biden Campaign

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 9, 2020 at 12:30pm 4/9/2020 at 12:30pm
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Now that Bernie Sanders has suspended his campaign, Joe Biden is truly the presumptive Democratic nominee. Progressives are wasting no time letting Biden know what he must do to win their votes.

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