Jim DeMint’s Keynote Rocks the House at Jackson Hole Summit

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President of the Heritage Foundation and former Senator Jim DeMint gave an inspiring Keynote speech last night at the conservative Jackson Hole Summit on why the Left’s “debasement of monetary policy over the last century, are a subset of a larger crisis” that our nation’s political and cultural elites are out to “override the wisdom and experience accumulated by mankind over the last several millennia.”
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Alleged Texas Cop Killer Charged: Linked to University Attended by Sandra Bland

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HOUSTON, Texas – Authorities in Harris County have identified the alleged killer of a Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy as Shannon Juruary Miles, 31. Breitbart Texas has learned that Miles has an extensive history with law enforcement in Harris County. Miles is being charged with capital murder involving the killing of a police officer. His extensive criminal history includes trespassing, criminal mischief, resisting arrest, evading detention. It appears he had a state jail felony arrest for criminal mischief, but the charge was pleaded down to a misdemeanor charge.
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McLaughlin: ‘Prior Restraint On Speech’ Has Been Empowered On College Campuses

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“McLaughlin Group” host John McLaughlin argued “an atmosphere of prior restraint on speech” has been empowered on college campuses on Friday. McLaughlin said, “Once citadels of free expression and occasional revolutionary ideas, today many American colleges have endorsed political correctness. Terms such as ‘microaggression,’ describing an inadvertent act of offense, have entered the college lexicon, empowering an atmosphere of prior restraint on speech. And many colleges are also disinviting speakers in fear of offending certain elements of their student communities.” And “American colleges are now increasingly reflexive in maintaining politically correct dialogue over controversy, and some say universities have lost sight of education’s ultimate purpose.” He later added, “It also says a lot about what these promoters of this idea [political correctness] think about the quality of college students. And they imagine them, I guess, as frail creatures and they have to be sheltered from disturbing thoughts, lest they become
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Clift: Political Correctness on College Campuses Not A ‘Positive’ ‘Change of Attitude’

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Daily Beast writer Eleanor Clift argued that the increase in political correctness on college campuses hasn’t been a “positive” “change of attitude” on Friday’s “McLaughlin Group.” Clift stated, during a discussion of political correctness on college campuses, “I don’t think it’d be a lot of fun to attend a university that was so carefully monitoring what everybody said, because the whole point of going to college is to be exposed to a variety of viewpoints. But I can see where this is coming from. The style of parenting has changed. We’re now into helicopter parenting, overparenting, parents who talk to their children every day while they’re away at college. And so, the colleges now feel like they have to provide this safe space for students, or else they’re going to hear from the parents. So, I think a lot of people are complicit in this change of attitude. I don’t
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Andreas Antonopoulos Thinks Bitcoin ATMs Need to Be Completely Redesigned

Mastering Bitcoin Author Andreas Antonopoulos recently gave at talk at Harvard’s i-lab, spending much of his time in front of a small audience describing the various issues with Bitcoin as a brand. He noted many problems with the terminology[add link to bitcoin terminology is broken and wrong piece] used in Bitcoin, and he also focused on specific products or services in the Bitcoin space that seem to be doing a disservice to potential users. At one point during the presentation, Antonopoulos turned his attention to Bitcoin ATMs, asking the audience how many of them had used one of the machines in the past. While a few people raised their hands, those hands went down when Antonopoulos then asked how many […]

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