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Peggy Noonan, Who Explored Why Trump Appeals to Americans, Wins Pulitzer for Commentary

In a rare acknowledgement of conservative journalists by the most powerful arbiter of serious journalism, political commentator and columnist Peggy Noonan on Monday won a Pulitzer Prize for her columns for The Wall Street Journal on the 2016 presidential campaign. Awarding her the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary, judges said Noonan earned it for “rising to the moment with beautifully rendered columns that connected readers to the shared virtues of Americans during one of the nation’s most divisive political campaigns.” She won one of 14 prizes for journalism announced Monday afternoon. The Pulitzer judges recognized Noonan’s graceful but grounded work—she tends to write as if passing along personal, first-person musings on what she has observed or friends have said—in 10 columns published between Feb. 27 and Dec. 31, 2016. In the first entry, … Read entire article »

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College May Punish Students Who Disrupted Conservative’s Speech

Claremont McKenna College officials have announced possible repercussions for students who protested a conservative speaker’s speech last week. Protesters successfully blocked students and professors from entering an on-campus building to hear Heather Mac Donald’s pro-police speech, as reported by The Daily Signal last Friday. Mac Donald is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, a conservative think tank. In response, Hiram Chodosh, the president of Claremont McKenna College, or CMC, released a statement Friday, saying, “Blocking access to buildings violates College policy. CMC students who are found to have violated policies will be held accountable.” Joann Young, director of media relations for CMC, elaborated on Chodosh’s statement, telling The College Fix in an email that students could face a variety of repercussions, including “temporary or permanent separation from the college.” Steven Glick, a senior at Pomona College, one of the … Read entire article »

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Americans Reject Proposed Online Access Law

Senate Republicans recently voted to eliminate proposed privacy rules that prevent Internet Service Providers (ISPs) from selling or sharing users’ browsing history and other personal information, and voters aren’t having it. (To see survey question wording, click here.) (Want a free daily e-mail update? If it’s in the news, it’s in our polls).  Rasmussen Reports updates are also available on Twitter or Facebook. The national survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on April 9-10, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology. … Read entire article »

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Who's Unsafe on Campus? By Michelle Malkin

Springtime may be in bloom, but snowflakes never go out of season at America’s most prestigious colleges and universities. Quivering students at the University of Notre Dame launched a protest last week against the school’s decision to invite Vice President Mike Pence as commencement speaker. Activist Imanne Mondane told the campus newspaper that she and her peers felt “unsafe” and threatened by “someone who openly is offensive but also demeaning of their humanity and of their life and of their identity.” … Read entire article »

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Voters Less Fearful of Worsening U.S.-Russia Relations

Voters appear to be less concerned that tense United States-Russia relations will have a negative impact on America, but they still strongly believe the two nations are headed for another Cold War scenario. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 35% of Likely U.S. Voters say the country’s worsening relationship with Russia is bad for America, while just 16% say it’s good for the country. Another 38% say worsening relations between the two countries will have no impact on America. (To see survey question wording, click here.) (Want a free daily e-mail update? If it’s in the news, it’s in our polls). Rasmussen Reports updates are also available on Twitter or Facebook. The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on April 9-10, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is … Read entire article »

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Animal magnitude: Mexican study concludes Trump’s border plan would be catastrophic for wildlife

Animal magnitude: Mexican study concludes Trump’s border plan would be catastrophic for wildlife

**Written by Doug Powers In case the open borders crowd feels they’re losing the argument, they can now turn discussion about the “wall” into an “animal rights” debate: A study by Mexico’s top university has revealed that at least 800 species of wildlife will be adversely affected by President Trump’s planned 2,000-mile border wall with Mexico. Research published by ecologists from the Mexican National Autonomous University has shown that an impassable physical barrier placed into ecosystems inhabited by … Read entire article »

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Who’s unsafe on campus?

Who’s unsafe on campus? by Michelle MalkinCreators Syndicate Copyright 2017 Springtime may be in bloom, but snowflakes never go out of season at America’s most prestigious colleges and universities. Quivering students at the University of Notre Dame launched a protest last week against the school’s decision to invite Vice President Mike Pence as commencement speaker. Activist Imanne Mondane told the campus newspaper that she and her peers felt “unsafe” and threatened by “someone who openly is offensive but also demeaning of their humanity and of their life and of their identity.” In other words: The mere presence of a public official whose policy positions veer from acceptable left-wing norms is a public safety hazard. At Wichita State University, the student government voted to refuse official recognition of the libertarian Young Americans for Liberty group because it … Read entire article »

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