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Prof Deletes Tweet Hoping for Death of the Republican Party: ‘F**k ’em All’

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 9:30am 10/17/2020 at 9:30am

The election is clearly making some people a little crazy. At least she had the common sense to delete the tweet.

I wonder if anyone has told this history professor that the Republican party was founded to end slavery?

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Radford University Encourages Students to Attend BLM Protest Despite Coronavirus Restrictions

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 21, 2020 at 10:30am 9/21/2020 at 10:30am

This is what we have been witnessing since the early days of summer. Coronavirus restrictions exist for almost everything except Black Lives Matter protests which are exempt for some reason.

Campus Reform reports:

Radford encourages students to attend BLM protest, despite COVID restrictions

Radford University is allowing a Black Lives Matter protest to take...

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Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax Officially Enters Governor Race A Year After Facing Two Sexual Assault Allegations

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 14, 2020 at 1:00pm 9/14/2020 at 1:00pm
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Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax announced his gubernatorial candidacy a few months after he let people know he was thinking about it.

The announcement also comes a year after he faced two sexual assault allegations.

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Washington and Lee University Offers Course on ‘How to Overthrow the State’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 6, 2020 at 12:00pm 9/6/2020 at 12:00pm
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For months now, Washington and Lee University in Virginia has been struggling over whether or not to strip Lee’s name from the school, based on his association with the Confederacy.

Yet the same school is now offering a course on how to overthrow the state. How’s that for irony?

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Revolutionary War Statue at University of Virginia Vandalized With Red Paint

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 8:00am 8/20/2020 at 8:00am

Does everyone remember when we were assured this was just about Confederate statues?

Campus Reform reports:

Revolutionary War statue doused in red paint at UVA

A statue of George Rogers Cl...

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Massachusetts: Accused Rapist Bailed Out of Jail by Liberal Bail Fund Group Charged With Raping Again

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 6:00pm 8/9/2020 at 6:00pm
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A pro-bail reform group in Massachusetts posted bail for a twice-convicted rapist who has now been charged with yet another rape.  The group called “Massachusetts Bail Fund” has as its slogan, “Free Them All.”

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Virginia Commonwealth University ‘Protests’ Cause Over $100,000 in Damage

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at 10:00am 7/28/2020 at 10:00am

Imagine being a donor to this school and knowing that it’s being treated this way by some current students.

Campus Reform reports:

Universities suffer more than $100k in damages amid violent weekend protests

Amid protests taking place in major cities this weekend, universities were not immune to the violence.

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Virginia Mandates “Slavery Lessons” . . . For Kindergarteners

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 7:00am 7/21/2020 at 7:00am
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Here at LI, we have long covered the Marxist takeover of college education and its devolution into the crazed, self-righteous cancel culture cult that has taken over the leftstream media, Hollywood, and major corporations.  Campus culture has become American culture in many disturbing and alarming ways, and as Andrew Breitbart famously...

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Faculty at Washington and Lee U. Vote to Remove Lee’s Name from School

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 12:30pm 7/8/2020 at 12:30pm

It’ll be fascinating to hear what the school will be called if they actually go through with this.

Forbes reports:

Washington And Lee Faculty Vote To Remove ‘Lee’ From University’s Name

Washington and Lee University, a small liberal arts university in Lexington, Virginia, has moved a step closer to being the first American institution...

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VA Governor Northam Signs Law Allowing In-State Tuition for Some Illegal Immigrants

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 3, 2020 at 11:00am 7/3/2020 at 11:00am

This means that illegal immigrants could pay less for college in Virginia than American citizens.

Campus Reform reports:

Illegal immigrants can now pay cheaper tuition than some American citizens in Virginia

Gov. Ralph Northam (D) signed a bill into Virginia law that will allow illegal immigrant students to qualify for in-state tuition.

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U. Virginia to Pay U.S. Government $1 Million Dollars in Settlement

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 12:30pm 7/1/2020 at 12:30pm

The school was accused of not accounting for the way it used some federal grant money. It was a pretty expensive mistake.

The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports:

University of Virginia to pay $1 million in settlement with U.S. government

Authorities said Tuesday that the University of Virginia has agreed to pay $1 million to settle...

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Washington and Lee University Reportedly Considering Name Change

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 28, 2020 at 1:30pm 6/28/2020 at 1:30pm

If this happens, Yale will come under increasing pressure to do the same.

WSLS News reports:

Washington & Lee University potential name change draws criticism from former president’s descendant

A woman with ties to Washington & Lee University’s founding is not happy about the recent name change proposal.

“I’m very angry,” said Tina Tabor, who...

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University of Virginia Makes Small Change to Athletics Logo Over Slavery Connection

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 8:00am 6/18/2020 at 8:00am

You can see the image below. The change is barely noticeable.

The Hill reports:

University of Virginia changes athletics logo over connection to slavery on campus

The University of Virginia’s Athletics Department announced this week that it is changing a logo that was unveiled earlier this year over its link to slavery on the...

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University Creates High Ranking Diversity Position Despite Coronavirus Hiring Freeze

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 9:30am 6/13/2020 at 9:30am

At times like this, people and organizations show where their true priorities lie.

The College Fix reports:

Public university creates high-ranking diversity position, exempts from COVID-19 hiring freeze

Some things are more important than fiscal prudence in a time of plummeting university income. Namely, an associate vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion.

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Man Injured After Confederate Statue Falls on Head: ‘His Skull was Actually Showing’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 7:57am 6/11/2020 at 7:57am
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I am shocked this hasn’t happened more. The Black Lives Matter chapter of Portsmouth, VA, vandalized and toppled a Confederate statue.

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Christopher Columbus Statue Torn Down, Thrown Into Lake in Downtown Richmond

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 7:00am 6/10/2020 at 7:00am
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The death of George Floyd has reignited the obsession with removing statues of those with unsavory pasts.

Protesters tore down the Christopher Columbus statue in Byrd Park in Richmond, VA. They then threw it into the lake.

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Ralph Northam Orders Virginians to Wear Masks Days After Being Spotted Near Others at Beach Without One

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 11:00am 5/27/2020 at 11:00am
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Virginia’s Democrat Governor Ralph Northam has now ordered all Virginians to wear face masks in public. Just two days ago, the governor was spotted at a beach, not wearing a mask or practicing social distancing.

Doesn’t this send a rather mixed message?

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