The University of Louisville attacks Freedom of Speech

From the Louisville Courier-Journal: White nationalist recruiting fliers posted around University of Louisville’s campus Thomas Novelly, The Courier-Journal | Published 2:59 p.m. ET September 21, 2017 A series of fliers urging students to join a white nationalist group have been appearing on the University of Louisville’s campus. “For all of those who feel alone in …

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Das deutsche Original wäre besser geklungen

First the tweet: America’s Jews Are Driving America’s Wars https://t.co/oUH7b0QPMt — Valerie Plame Wilson (@ValeriePlame) September 21, 2017 And now the screen shot, because it’ll soon disappear: Then she tries to salvage her reputation: 1) First of all, calm down. Re-tweets don't imply endorsement. Yes, very provocative, but thoughtful. Many neocon hawks ARE Jewish. https://t.co/m5oGgKPo2a …

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The failure to grow up

From National Review: Generation Free Lunch? A new study suggests Millennials haven’t learned the value of hard work. by Heather Wilhelm | September 21, 2017 | 4:00 AM | @heatherwilhelm A new study suggests Millennials haven’t learned the value of hard work. Last week, an eleven-year-old hero meticulously pushed his way into the national spotlight, …

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It’s time to help our own people!

From The Washington Post: Mexico needs help now. Can President Trump overcome his grudges and provide it? After a devastating earthquake, it’s time for solidarity. By León Krauze1 | September 20, 2017 | 11:58 AM Early in the morning of Sept. 19, 1985, a ferocious earthquake shook Mexico City. For almost two minutes, the wobbly …

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Very little of substance has been different during the first nine months of the Trump Administration than it would have been had Hillary Clinton won the election

Heather Long tweeted: Investors sure aren't worried about much… they keep brushing off hurricanes, North Korea nukes, the Fed and DC politics https://t.co/j8qmInOzs6 — Heather Long (@byHeatherLong) September 20, 2017 The truth is that I’d brush off those things, too. North Korean nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles? It’s a really bad thing that they have …

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Freedom of speech isn’t so popular on campus

From The Washington Post: A chilling study shows how hostile college students are toward free speech By Catherine Rampell | Opinion writer | September 18 at 8:02 PM Here’s the problem with suggesting that upsetting speech warrants “safe spaces,” or otherwise conflating mere words with physical assault: If speech is violence, then violence becomes a justifiable response …

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Where Amazon should locate their new headquarters

From The New York Times: Dear Amazon, We Picked Your New Headquarters for You By Emily Badger, Qouctrung Bui and Claire Cain Miller | September 9, 2017 Amazon has set off a scrum among cities that are hoping to land the company’s second headquarters — with the winner getting the prize of a $5 billion …

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The political scientists are missing the point It isn't demographics or issues which determine election results; it is the candidates themselves

From The Wall Street Journal: Coalition of the Descendant ‘I argued that demographics favored the Democrats. I was wrong.’ By James Freeman | September 15, 2017 | 10:51 a.m. ET Hard as it may be to believe, this could be the beginning of the end of identity politics. The intellectual godfather of the Democratic Party’s …

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The Success of Socialism: Part 8 — The New Republic calls for more socialism, just as socialism has killed Venezuela

Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher of the United Kingdom once said: Socialist governments traditionally do make a financial mess. They always run out of other people’s money. It’s quite a characteristic of them. They then start to nationalise everything, and people just do not like more and more nationalisation, and they’re now trying to control …

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