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Seattle University Prof Promotes Violent Resistance in Social Media Post

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 8:00am 3/12/2019 at 8:00am

At some point, someone on the left is going to go over the edge. The rhetoric keeps going higher and crazier.

Jason Rantz reports at MyNorthwest:

Rantz: Seattle University professor promotes violent resistance, school won’t condemn it

An associate professor at Seattle University School of Law promoted the value of violent resistance in a...

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Project Veritas video: “Political Targeting” at Facebook

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 1, 2019 at 9:00am 3/1/2019 at 9:00am
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In their latest investigation, James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas group spoke to a former Facebook employee who alleges that political bias at the social media giant is very real.

She cites specific examples of people who have been targeted and even says that Facebook is trying to influence elections.

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Journalist Andy Ngo Documents Many Hoaxes Amplified by Democrats, MSM

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 18, 2019 at 2:00pm 2/18/2019 at 2:00pm

In light of the Jussie Smollett alleged hate crime hoax in Chicago, journalist Andy Ngo took to Twitter to remind the rest of the journalism world just how many of these hoaxes have occurred since President Donald Trump took office.

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Bloomingdale’s Caves, Pulls Fake News T-Shirt After One Complaint

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 7:00am 2/12/2019 at 7:00am
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Oh good Lord. Now I want one!

WPIX reporter Allison Kaden complained to Bloomingdale’s on Twitter over a Fake News t-shirt, which led to the famous department store pulling the item.

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Twitter Locked Daily Caller’s EIC’s Account After He Tweeted ‘Learn to Code’ at The Daily Show

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 2:00pm 2/6/2019 at 2:00pm
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The Daily Caller’s White House Correspondent Amber Athey tweeted out this morning that Twitter locked out the publication’s Editor-In-Chief Geoffrey Ingersoll after he tweeted “learn to code” to The Daily Show.

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Covington Student Nick Sandmann’s Lawyers Send Preservation Letters to Media, Celebrities

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 4, 2019 at 1:00pm 2/4/2019 at 1:00pm
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Lawyers for Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann and his family have sent preservation letters to media and celebrities. These letters hint at possible libel and defamation lawsuits due to the treatment Sandmann received from these entities after a short video went viral of him on the Lincoln Memorial with...

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Kentucky Student Speaks Out: ‘I Will Not Stand for This Mob-Like Character Assassination of my Family’s Name’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 21, 2019 at 1:30pm 1/21/2019 at 1:30pm
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Remember that viral video of a kid supposedly taunting a Native American Vietnam vet? Yeah, it didn’t take long for people to realize there was more to the story.

Well, since the media and everyone else went on a rampage against him, the student identified himself as Nick Sandmann, a junior from...

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Media Narrative of “Catholic MAGA high schoolers mob Native American elder” doesn’t hold up to video scrutiny

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 8:15pm 1/20/2019 at 8:15pm
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The internet blew up over a (as it turns out) heavily-edited clip of white male Catholic March for Life high schoolers apparently taunting, mocking, and otherwise behaving badly toward a Native American elder.  Even many on the right condemned the MAGA hat-wearing boys for their perceived vile behavior.

The problem?  We didn’t...

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More Cases Discovered of Democrat Operatives Who Pushed Fake Political Pages, Ads on Facebook

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 3:00pm 1/9/2019 at 3:00pm
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In December, I blogged about a New York Times report that described how Democratic tech experts adopted Russian tactics supposedly used in the 2016 election in order to help Democrat Doug Jones defeat Republican Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate race in 2017.

Three more reports have come out detailing how Democrat...

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Tweet Surfaces in Which Former Cleveland Clinic Doc Threatened to “Purposely Give” Jews “The Wrong Meds”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 9:00am 1/2/2019 at 9:00am
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Lara Kollab, a 27 year-old former intern at the Cleveland Clinic, has come under fire after her anti-Semitic comments on social media came to light.

She stopped working at the clinic in September, but the Cleveland Clinic condemned her comments.

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Elizabeth Warren’s “Dukakis Tank” moment

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at 10:00am 1/1/2019 at 10:00am
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You all remember the “Mike Dukakis Tank” image?

Dukakis, trying to overcome the public perception that he was a wimp and soft on the military, boarded a tank on September 13, 1988. The image tanked his presidential campaign because the theater he created exposed him as a phony. Trying to portray the...

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Report: Democrats Spent As Much On Fake Russian Bots As The Russians Did On Real Ones

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 7:30pm 12/22/2018 at 7:30pm
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The Democrats have been wailing about the Russian influence on the 2016 election, but it turns out, as Mary blogged earlier this week, that they are implicated in creating their own army of fake Russian bots to influence the 2017 Alabama Special Election.

According to reports, Democrats spent the same amount of...

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REPORT: Facebook Allowed Companies to Read, Write, and Delete User Private Messages

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 1:00pm 12/19/2018 at 1:00pm

Out of the frying pan and into the fire for social media giant Facebook.

A report published by The New York Times details Facebook’s relationships with large corporations and the extent to which they provided access to user data.
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Duke U. Official Leaves Facebook After Students Complain About ‘Offensive’ Posts

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 9:30am 12/15/2018 at 9:30am

Students aren’t the only ones who can get into trouble because of social media. Here’s proof.

The College Fix reports:

Duke U. official leaves Facebook after students complain his posts are ‘...

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Instapundit: “Twitter… is primarily a tool for getting people angry and letting them focus their anger on a particular target”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 7, 2018 at 2:00pm 12/7/2018 at 2:00pm
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During the funeral for George H.W. Bush, Trump was spotted not reciting the Apostle’s Creed and leftists on Twitter used it as an opportunity to bash him.

Professor Glenn Reynolds of Instapundit appeared on the Martha MacCallum show Thursday night to talk about this and used it as an example of why...

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Laura Loomer Handcuffs Herself to Twitter HQ to Protest Her Twitter Ban

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 30, 2018 at 3:00pm 11/30/2018 at 3:00pm
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Last week, Professor Jacobson blogged about Laura Loomer who was kicked off of Twitter for criticizing incoming Congresswoman Ilhan Omar.

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Study Finds College Students Less Depressed When They Limit Time on Social Media

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 8:00am 11/28/2018 at 8:00am

This seems so obvious. How do students even get any studying done today when there are so many distractions?

The College Fix reports:

College students significantly less depressed, lonely when they limit social media: study

Limiting the amount of time spent daily on social media can significantly decrease feelings of depression and loneliness, according...

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