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Vanderbilt U. now completely obsessed with gender pronouns

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 7:00am 9/10/2016 at 7:00am

Vanderbilt University has picked up the idea of preferred gender pronouns and run away with it. There are charts on campus to explain the proper usage of gender pronouns and name plates are providing individual pronoun preferences.

KLEW TV News reports:

Pronoun...

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Evergreen State College President Says Safe Spaces ‘Critical’ to Student Success

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 7:03pm 9/6/2016 at 7:03pm

The university system has existed for centuries without safe spaces but now they’re indispensable?

That’s what the president of Evergreen State College says.

Campus Reform reports:

Safe spaces ‘critical’ to student success, college prez says

In the wake of the University of Chicago’s attack on safe spaces, one college president is adamantly defending their usage...

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College Professor: Stop Having Children to Save Them from Climate Change

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 7:30pm 8/20/2016 at 7:30pm

Here at LI, we’ve been covering the various attempts by the left to use global warming climate change as an excuse for everything from a falsely predicted “bee-pocalypse” to #

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Newest Political Art Entry: Naked Donald Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 7:00am 8/20/2016 at 7:00am

A few weeks ago, my colleague Mary reported that an Australian artist removed his mural of Hillary Clinton after a local council vote.

His first rendition put her in a very revealing swimsuit; the second featured a burqa after the council first told him to paint over it.

In the US, an “anonymous...

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Amazing letter of support for police in liberal Ithaca, NY

https://www.facebook.com/ithacapolice/photos/pb.268935962829.-2207520000.1469934012./10153965326607830/?type=3&theater
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 31, 2016 at 7:00am 7/31/2016 at 7:00am
https://www.facebook.com/ithacapolice/photos/pb.268935962829.-2207520000.1469934012./10153965326607830/?type=3&theater

It’s not easy being a police officer in Ithaca, NY, where I live and work. Ithaca is the home of Cornell University and Ithaca College, and is known for being “10 sq. miles surrounded by reality.”

First, despite it’s fancy (pseudo) intellectual and progressive “caring” veneer, there is a serious drug and violent...

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Will Jill Stein Inherit Bernie’s Revolution?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 30, 2016 at 2:30pm 7/30/2016 at 2:30pm

Now that Hillary Clinton is the official Democratic nominee, a significant number of Bernie Sanders supporters are gravitating to Green Party candidate Jill Stein, who seems happy to have them.

The question is whether support for Stein will have any impact on the outcome of the election and if she’s capable of...

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Philadelphia Nanny Staters Pass Soda Tax

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 17, 2016 at 9:10am 6/17/2016 at 9:10am

The left is celebrating the passage of a new tax on soda and sugary drinks in Philadelphia. It’s the second tax of its kind, the first was in Berkeley, California. This victory will only embolden proponents.

CNN reports:

Philadelphia passes a soda tax

In a final vote of 13-4, the Philadelphia City Council on...

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Race Activists at Mizzou Hijack Vigil for Orlando

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 10:00am 6/16/2016 at 10:00am

In another banner moment for the University of Missouri, student race activists hijacked a vigil for the victims of the Orlando terror attack this week.

The College Fix reported:

WATCH: Mizzou race activist hijacks Orlando vigil as gay community rebukes her

A vigil Monday planned by several University of Missouri student organizations was supposed...

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Yale Students Demand English Department Drop White Male Poets

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 3, 2016 at 10:00am 6/3/2016 at 10:00am

Social justice warriors at Yale are angry that the study of English involves reading the work of old white men. In a move that defies history and logic, they have launched a petition which makes specific demands on Yale’s English Department to put an end to this travesty.

Robby Soave writes...

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Violent Anti-Trump Protestors Go Wild after San Jose Event

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 3, 2016 at 8:30am 6/3/2016 at 8:30am

San Jose media appears to be following the same template used by San Diego’s press last Friday: Make the focus of the Donald Trump rally reports the protests that occur after the event, instead of the thousands of enthusiastic supporters who attended.

During the rally within an annex of the San Jose...

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No Punishment for Black Lives Matter Activists Who Invaded Dartmouth Library

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 8:30am 6/1/2016 at 8:30am

Last fall a large group of Dartmouth students who are also Black Lives Matter activists, marched into the school’s Baker-Berry Library and caused a disruption.

This was no small affair. Campus Reform reported that students in the library who were simply trying to study alleged physical and verbal assaults such as “F***...

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Social Justice Warriors Drive Innocent Faculty Couple from Yale Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 27, 2016 at 11:30am 5/27/2016 at 11:30am

Last fall, Yale sent out an email which encouraged students to show sensitivity in their choice of Halloween costumes. Erika Christakis, Associate Master of Silliman College responded to the email by reminding students of the importance of free expression. Her husband Nicholas Christakis, Master of Silliman College, defended his wife’s email.

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#FreeRebelPundit – arrested while filming leftist riot DePaul U. appearance (Audio added)

http://www.breitbart.com/big-journalism/2013/03/01/joining-andrew-breitbart-in-the-scrum/
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 11:00pm 5/24/2016 at 11:00pm
http://www.breitbart.com/big-journalism/2013/03/01/joining-andrew-breitbart-in-the-scrum/

Breitbart author/media personality Milo appeared at DePaul University tonight, and was met with a stage takeover and threats of violence.

Breitbart News has the details:

Milo Yiannopoulos’ event at DePaul University had to be cut short Tuesday night after protesters stormed the stage, blew whistles, grabbed the microphone out of the interviewer’s hand, and...

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BREAKING – Small Democratic Socialist town in middle of nowhere 8th most expensive to raise family

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 9:15pm 5/24/2016 at 9:15pm

Ithaca, NY, loves it some Democratic Socialism of the Bernie Sanders type.

Ithaca is the second Most Pro-Sanders Zip Code in the nation, just behind the Mission District of San Francisco.

Here are the directions to my house, circa November 2008:

To live in...

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Progressive Astroturf Central

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 20, 2016 at 8:30am 5/20/2016 at 8:30am

My wife and I walked into a pizza place in Boston near the hospital one of my daughters has been in (*) when my wife noticed this poster about getting paid to protest.

The poster promised pretty good summer money, that certainly would be attractive to otherwise unemployable SJW’s.

The poster was by...

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Scripps College Students: Madeleine Albright is a War Criminal

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 10:30am 5/14/2016 at 10:30am

Madeleine Albright is set to deliver the commencement address at Scripps College. You would think that the nation’s first female secretary of state would be welcomed at the women only school but we live in strange times.

Back in April, students objected to Albright for being white, now they’ve decided the real...

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Van Jones: Three Dumb Ideas Progressives Have About Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 13, 2016 at 7:00pm 5/13/2016 at 7:00pm

Disgraced communist and former Obama “Green Jobs Czar,” Van “Cash for Clunkers” Jones, hasn’t been resting on his laurels since his abrupt 2009 middle-of-the-night departure from the Obama administration. He was busy serving at the front of the progressive campaign to diminish and demonize the Tea Party into obscurity, and he has...

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