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[asset|aid=897|format=image|formatter=asset|title=0809battleplan.jpg|width=90|height=150|align=left|resizable=true]In the aftermath of the Republican and Democrat nominations, new poll figures indicate that the race for America's heads, hearts, and votes is widening slightly; Obama is edging out
[asset|aid=823|format=image|formatter=asset|title=bunchadirtycommies.jpg|width=249|height=257|align=right|resizable=true]Right-wingers say the darndest things.
The folks over at Love Global Warming — no joke, that's the name of the blog — are bent on revealing the truth about Young People For and other "so-called environmentalist organizations that prey on young people all over the free world."
Apparently YP4 is a "communist front [organization] whose only reason for existence is to trick the youth of America into throwing out our way of life and adopting communist ideologies."
Oh May--Month of flowers, couples holding hands to make you feel bad about yourself, and of course the usual craziness on campus.
Liberal indoctrination, gun bans and “pro-homosexual clubs”... it’s another Right Wing Watch on Campus round-up!
But first: What do you do when Ann Coulter comes to your campus? 2008 fellow Betsy Ott at Northern Michigan University organized a Truth Rally with the Progressive Student Roundtable “to promote diversity, tolerance [and] acceptance.”
Read on for more.
Many student groups at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio were outraged when they heard that ultra-conservative Ann Coulter was coming to speak on September 6th. Inspired by this upcoming visit, student groups formed a coalition with organizations including People for the American Way, Equality Ohio, Progress Ohio, HRC and NOW-Cincinnati to counter Ann Coulter's $20,000 speaking fee and raise some money of their own to support the student groups on campus working to uphold the many values Coulter is famous for assaulting.
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The Terrorism Awareness Project (TAP) is a new national program of the David Horowitz Freedom Center. It was launched last week to alert the American public--and particularly American college students--to the threat posed by radical Islam by placing ads of the project in college newspapers.
So far 15 colleges have been approached to run TAP's ads, Purdue, the University of Pennsylvania, and the University of Michigan--have rejected the ad, while six universities, including San Francisco State, Berkeley and Duke have accepted the ad for publication.
Patrick Henry College in rural Virginia is a right-wing Christian college that enforces strict codes of conduct, dress codes and curfews. However, what makes it unique is its close ties to the White House and the fact that so many of its students end up working for the Bush administration and the whole Republican establishment as interns and staffers.