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  • "Fact checkers" WaPo: "sure" no illegals voted...

    11/28/2016 7:16:21 AM PST · by FreedomUS · 29 replies
    WaPo the always warrior with a poisonous passion in its OBSESSIVE anti Trump-ism, is 100% sure Trump's charge of illegal votes is 'false.' "Donald Trump’s bogus claim that millions of people voted illegally for Hillary Clinton" - Washington Post Nov-27-2016. It's one thing to call it: unproven, another thing to be so certain it's not true with no evidence to base it upon. However, what is so certain is that in 2013: "Supreme Court strikes down Arizona law requiring proof of citizenship to vote - U.S." NBC - Jun 17, 2013 - The Supreme Court on Monday struck down an Arizona law that requires ... requirement for would-be voters to show proof of U.S....
  • Michelle Obama is Democrats’ best bet for 2020, oddsmakers say

    11/18/2016 9:49:07 AM PST · by PROCON · 152 replies ^ | Nov. 17, 2016 | Stephen Dinan
    Michelle Obama says she wants nothing to do with politics now, but oddsmakers still say she’s got the best chance of any Democrat of winning the White House in four years. Bovada, an online gambling site, says the odds of Mrs. Obama winning are 12-to-1. The next-best Democrats, Sen. Tim Kaine and Elizabeth Warren, get odds of 14-to-1. By contrast three Republicans have higher odds: President-elect Donald Trump is a 2-to-1 bet to repeat, while Vice President-elect Mike Pence and House Speaker Paul D. Ryan are each given 10-to-1 odds.
  • Pelosi challenger says Dems need to start winning

    11/18/2016 6:22:01 AM PST · by kevcol · 45 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | November 18, 2016 | Kyle Feldscher
    The Democratic congressman challenging Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi for the House opposition leader said he's gunning for the top spot because it's time to start winning again. . . . "We're not winning and it's time for a change.
  • Odds on GOP retaining Senate in 2018

    11/15/2016 8:19:59 PM PST · by Degaston · 17 replies
    The Republicans have 8 seats, Dems have 23 seats, and the 2 Dem-leaning Independents are in this Class. With 44 seats in the other 2 classes for the GOP and Pence as VP this means the Dem's have to pick off 3 seats to get the majority. Utah Hatch, Texas Cruz, Nebraska Fischer, Mississippi Wicker, and Wyoming Barrasso are about as close as possible to being done-deals that their seats stay GOP in 2018. Picking off Corker in Tennessee would be super hard to do. Flake in Arizona could be vulnerable depending on fallout with immigration enforcement. About the only...
  • SICK BAST***=> Senior Banker Calls for ISIS to Rape and Decapitate Melania Trump

    11/15/2016 4:40:52 AM PST · by kevcol · 74 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | November 14, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    Don King, a senior banker with BNP Paribas, posted a threat for ISIS to rape and behead Melania Trump. Could you even imagine if someone posted this tweet about Michelle Obama or Hillary Clinton? How disgusting.
  • 'Orange Is the New Black' Star Suggests Taking a Baseball Bat to Anyone Who's Not a Democrat

    11/13/2016 8:28:23 AM PST · by kevcol · 86 replies
    Independent Journal Review ^ | November 12, 2016 | Parker Lee
    Earlier this week, actress Lea DeLaria — who's made a splash in her role on Netflix's hit show “Orange Is the New Black” — posted an Instagram photo in which she appeared to call for violence against anyone who's not a Democrat. Or pick up a baseball bat and take out every f**king republican and independent I see.
  • Utahns want Donald Trump to soften his tone, reach out [barf alert]

    11/13/2016 7:56:33 AM PST · by kevcol · 42 replies
    The Salt Lake Tribune ^ | November 12, 2016 | MATT CANHAM
    As she watched the election returns late Tuesday, Jessica Anderson couldn't fight back the tears or the feeling her country had just been diminished. . . . "It was very demoralizing to me to think that so many Americans could look past his foul nature and still vote for him," she said. "I was very depressed." ... She voted for independent Evan McMullin, while her Republican husband voted for Clinton. She stands by her decision, criticizing the Democratic nominee as a politician who would have pushed the country toward socialism. At the same time, she said, she had already "come...
  • Wisconsin Republican: Ryan is 'Quisling of Capitol Hill'

    11/13/2016 5:35:02 AM PST · by kevcol · 23 replies
    WND ^ | November 12, 2016 | Paul Bremmer
    “Many of our fellow citizens feel alienated and have lost faith in our core institutions. They don’t feel heard, and they don’t feel represented by those in office. But Donald Trump heard a voice out in this country that no one else heard.” House Speaker Paul Ryan spoke those words Wednesday, a day after Trump’s momentous upset victory in the presidential election. But the speaker is wrong to suggest Trump heard a voice no one else did, contends Paul Nehlen, the man who challenged Ryan in his GOP congressional primary this year. “We’ve all been screaming it,” Nehlen told WND...
  • Report: University of Pennsylvania Offers Puppies, Coloring Books to Students Distraught[tr]

    11/13/2016 5:16:56 AM PST · by kevcol · 48 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 12, 2016 | Tom Ciccotta
    Administrators at the University of Pennsylvania reportedly provided students upset over the results of Tuesday’s presidential election with emotional support puppies, coloring books, and chocolate. . . . “Some professors turned Wednesday’s classes into ‘safe spaces’ in which students could freely express their concerns for their futures. On a campus that voted 3612-375 in favor of Hillary Clinton, these open forums were naturally dominated by anti-Trump voices.” “Obviously the diversity at Penn is not diversity of opinion since the opinion of almost half the country is almost unaccounted for on campus,” Tancredi claimed. “I’m also worried for my fellow students....
  • Podesta: Hillary Clinton lost because media gave Donald Trump ‘a pass’

    11/12/2016 6:44:10 PM PST · by kevcol · 106 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | November 11, 2016 | Douglas Ernst
    A private conference call Thursday with Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta, communications director Jennifer Palmieri and other aides addressed what Ms. Palmieri called “the most devastating loss in the history of American politics,” The Hill reported Thursday. . . . “The media always covered [Mrs. Clinton] as the person who would be president and therefore tried to eviscerate her before the election, but covered Trump who was someone who was entertaining and sort of gave him a pass,” Mr. Podesta said. “We need to reflect and analyze that and put our voices forward.”
  • Mike Pence will use political experience to help guide Donald Trump’s agenda on Capitol Hill

    11/11/2016 6:28:06 AM PST · by kevcol · 30 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | November 10, 2016 | Seth McLaughlin
    The Indiana governor and former congressman took a leap of faith when he accepted Mr. Trump’s invitation to be his running mate. Now conservatives say that as the experienced Capitol Hill hand serving a president who has never held elected office before, Mr. Pence is positioned to be one of the most influential vice presidents in history. . . . “I think he will be there as a steady, faithful partner to Donald Trump, bring his experience from being a House member and as a governor into the room and share with him, ‘Here is how we really make work...
  • U. of Michigan Gives Students Play-Doh, Coloring Books to Cope With Trump

    11/10/2016 8:37:47 PM PST · by kevcol · 75 replies
    PJ Media ^ | November 10, 2016 | Tom Knighton
    “People are frustrated, people are just really sad and shocked,” said Trey Boynton, the director of multi-ethnic student affairs at the University of Michigan. “A lot of people are feeling like there has been a loss. We talked about grief today and about the loss of hope that this election would solidify the progress that was being made.” There was a steady flow of students entering Ms. Boynton’s office Wednesday. They spent the day sprawled around the center, playing with Play-Doh and coloring in coloring books, as they sought comfort and distraction.
  • Carr: There was more than one loser

    11/10/2016 5:33:10 PM PST · by kevcol · 14 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | November 10, 2016 | Howie Carr
    Loser: Mitt Romney, maybe the biggest next to Hillary. Had a temper tantrum about Trump, who then proceeded to carry Mitt’s real home state, Michigan, something Romney could never come close to doing in 2012. Who’s yo’ daddy, Willard? . . . Losers: Libertarian ticket of Gary Johnson and Bill Weld. Started the campaign as “respected” former GOP governors, ended as wasted, beclowned cheerleaders for the most corrupt major-party presidential candidate in U.S. history.
  • Obama 'stands by' his Trump insults

    11/10/2016 1:23:20 PM PST · by kevcol · 41 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | November 10, 2016 | Sarah Westwood
    President Obama has not changed his view that President-elect Donald Trump is "uniquely unqualified" to hold the office of the presidency, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Thursday. "The president's views haven't changed. He stands by the argument he made on the campaign trail," Earnest told reporters Thursday.
  • France plans on getting tough with President-elect Trump

    11/09/2016 8:48:34 PM PST · by kevcol · 63 replies
    Bizpac Review ^ | November 9, 2016 | Saagar Enjeti, DCNF
    France’s Foreign Minister said Wednesday Europe must not flinch in protecting European interests from President-elect Donald Trump. “We have to meet the challenge for a Europe that must be able to better defend its citizens and its interests,” French Foreign Minsiter Jean-Marc Ayrault told French media. Ayrault called Trump’s statements on foreign policy “confused” and shocking to traditional U.S. allies.
  • Jeb and George H.W. Bush Congratulate Donald Trump, Offer Prayers

    11/09/2016 8:29:16 PM PST · by kevcol · 53 replies
    TIME ^ | November 9, 2016 | Sarah Begley
    “Barbara and I congratulate @realDonaldTrump, wish him well as he guides America forward as our next President,” wrote H.W. on Twitter. “His family is in our prayers.” “Congratulations on your victory @realDonaldTrump,” wrote Jeb. “As our President, Columba and I will pray for you in the days and months to come.”
  • Teary-eyed Tim Kaine ‘proud of Hillary’

    11/09/2016 7:59:23 PM PST · by kevcol · 34 replies
    CNN wire via WTVR ^ | November 9, 2016 | CNN wire
    NEW YORK — Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine on Wednesday praised Hillary Clinton and her candidacy in introductory remarks for his running mate in New York. Kaine, speaking before campaign staffers and supporters, noted Clinton’s historic candidacy as the first female major party nominee and said she had won the popular vote. “I’m proud of Hillary, because she loves this country,” said Kaine, who had tears in his eyes.
  • It’s 1980 all over again

    11/09/2016 7:40:28 PM PST · by kevcol · 17 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | November 9, 2016 | Donna Wiesner Keene
    Even more than in 1980, the media this year was in the tank for the Democrats. That crazy, racist and fringe tea party movement had been put in its place, dismissed as consisting of little more than a bunch of elderly ignoramuses not even worth mentioning as everyone prepared to coronate Mrs. Clinton. Less idealistic about how long it would take to change the country, tea party activists had gone to work, joining with others who distrusted pollsters and do not answer surveys.
  • (Vanity) A brief look at Puerto Rico's 2016 general elections

    11/09/2016 7:46:32 AM PST · by rrstar96 · 4 replies
    November 9, 2016 | rrstar96
    Ricardo Rosselló with the pro-statehood New Progressive Party (PNP) was elected Governor of Puerto Rico during yesterday’s general elections. With 97% of the island’s polling stations reporting, Rosselló (the son of former Governor Pedro Rosselló) received 41.76% of the vote compared to 38.93% for former Secretary of State and pro-Commonwealth Popular Democratic Party (PPD) candidate David Bernier. According to additional information posted on the Commonwealth Elections Commission website this morning, Rosselló carried 46 of the island’s 78 municipalities, Bernier carried 23, and the remaining 9 were not yet called due to a 0.5% or less difference between the two candidates....
  • Mitt Romney Sends ‘Best Wishes’ To President-Elect Donald Trump

    11/09/2016 6:38:06 AM PST · by kevcol · 68 replies
    CBS Boston ^ | November 9, 2016 | CBS
    BOSTON (CBS) – Mitt Romney, a critic of Donald Trump who came up short in his own campaign for president, is wishing Trump well after his surprise victory. “Best wishes for our duly elected president: May his victory speech be his guide and preserving the Republic his aim,” Romney tweeted Wednesday morning.
  • Political pundits: We're fired!

    11/09/2016 6:09:35 AM PST · by kevcol · 25 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | November 9, 2016 | Dustin Siggins
    Likewise, millions of blue-collar voters who have been sacrificed for political gain by establishment-approved politicians in both parties made their voices heard. Political correctness was thrown out the window, the GOP's slide towards amnesty was halted and corrupt partnerships between big government and big business were put on notice. Second, it's about time the chattering class was knocked off its perch. People who add no value to the nation's economy and spend most of their time denigrating Americans as stupid and unable to function without a nanny government were sent reeling. The American people were heard loud and clear, throwing...
  • D.C. Republicans ready 'Trump dumpster fire' celebration

    11/09/2016 12:24:11 AM PST · by kevcol · 7 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | November 8, 2016 | Paul Bedard
    Washington's #NeverTrump Republicans have set an Election Day victory party to cheer the GOP nominee's defeat, they hope. In a Facebook post, the group said it would meet at Lincoln, about four blocks from the White House. . . .Please join your fellow #NeverTrump Republicans (and some friends from across the aisle) on election night to celebrate the end of this historically-awful campaign season and the electoral repudiation of Donald Trump and all he represents.
  • AP calls election for TRUMP

    11/08/2016 11:32:55 PM PST · by kevcol · 28 replies
    AP ^ | November 9, 2016 | AP
  • John Kasich, eager to chart a GOP future after Donald Trump, plans Thursday speech in D.C.

    11/08/2016 11:20:17 PM PST · by kevcol · 59 replies
    The Plain Dealer ^ | November 8, 2016 | Henry J. Gomez
    CLEVELAND, Ohio – Ohio Gov. John Kasich will move quickly this week to assert himself as a major political figure as the Republican Party looks to move past Donald Trump. ... In the address, Kasich will outline his vision for the future of the country and party.
  • Ryan calls to congratulate Trump

    11/08/2016 11:08:33 PM PST · by kevcol · 13 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | November 9, 2016 | Susan Ferrechi
    House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., called Donald Trump early Wednesday morning, according to an aide, who said he "congratulated Trump on his big night." The aide said Trump and Ryan, "had a very good conversation." Ryan also spoke with GOP vice presidential nominee Mike Pence, a former House GOP leader. Ryan endorsed Trump earlier this year but had been estranged from the Trump campaign following a leaked video from 2005 that showed Trump making lewd comments about women.
  • Grief and Disbelief at Clinton HQ as Donald Trump Pulls Ahead: ‘I Feel Nauseous,’ Aide Says

    11/08/2016 10:40:09 PM PST · by kevcol · 66 replies
    People ^ | November 8, 2016 | Stephanie Petit
    Despite a palpable buzz in the air at the start of the evening, the crowd grew quiet as the swing states of North Carolina and Florida went to the Republican presidential nominee. Michigan, New Hampshire and Wisconsin all look as though they could swing for Trump, as well. “I feel nauseous,” one top campaign official for Clinton told PEOPLE before slipping behind a black curtain beyond which reporters were barred.
  • Drudge Upper Headline: TRUMP WINS IN HISTORIC UPRISING...

    11/08/2016 9:20:20 PM PST · by kevcol · 76 replies
    Drudge ^ | November 8, 2016
  • Report: Senate Dem may be willing to switch parties

    11/08/2016 9:13:44 PM PST · by kevcol · 28 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | November 8, 2016 | Pete Kasperowicz
    An MSNBC reporter said Tuesday night that Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., told her that he could decide to switch to the Republican Party if Trump wins and the Senate is close. "There was a conversation I just got off the phone with Sen. Joe Manchin, because I've been picking up a lot of intense speculation that in the event there was a 50-50 Senate, he might be somebody who would switch parties, potentially become an independent," reporter Kasie Hunt said. "I have to tell you, I couldn't get a firm commitment from him that he was definitely going to be...
  • Reports: Mentally Ill Voters Being Used As Pawns In Florida

    11/08/2016 4:04:20 PM PST · by kevcol · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 8, 2016 | Caleb Ecarma
    The voter fraud allegations in Broward County, Fla. continued today, as this morning a sworn affidavit was released stating dozens of mentally-ill or mentally incapacitated voters have had their ballots effectively filled out by individuals claiming to assist them. Florida Republican operative Lauren Cooley first broke the story on Twitter earlier today. The affiant is a poll watcher, certified by the Broward County Supervisor of Elections, and states that these incidents have been ongoing at the North West Regional Library polling location in Coral Springs, Fla. since early voting began on Oct. 24.
  • Heavy voter turnout reported across Granite State

    11/08/2016 12:22:11 PM PST · by kevcol · 32 replies
    New Hampshire Union Leader ^ | November 8, 2016 | JOHN KOZIOL
    "It’s looking like (Secretary of State) Bill Gardner’s prediction of a record turnout is going to hold up," said Deputy Secretary of State David Scanlan in a phone interview. On Friday, Gardner predicted a record 550,000 votes will be cast on Elections Day. He believes 282,000 Republican ballots will be cast – a record for the GOP – and 268,000 Democratic ballots, second to the 272,000 cast in 2008. . . . One woman exiting the school, Alice Noise, said she was a Democrat who voted for Trump because she had lost trust in Clinton after repeated scandals. "I was...
  • Voto secreto Trump? Most Hispanics back deportation, want immigration cap cut in half

    11/08/2016 9:37:05 AM PST · by kevcol · 20 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | November 8, 2016 | Paul Bedard
    An election eve poll finds sweeping support for immigration enforcement even among most Hispanics in the United States, potentially bolstering Donald Trump's presidential bid. The Pulse Opinion Research survey found that 51 percent of Hispanics believe that there has been "too little" done to enforce immigration laws. What's more, by a margin of 49 percent to 36 percent, Hispanics "support a policy causing illegal immigrants to return home by enforcing the law."
  • 'Out of Our Polls Trump': Topless Women Escorted Out of Manhattan Polling Station

    11/08/2016 7:51:58 AM PST · by kevcol · 82 replies
    NBC New York ^ | November 8, 2016 | Lisa Fernandez and Mark Matthews
    Two women, naked from the waist up, burst into a midtown Manhattan polling station early Tuesday, shouting: “Out of our polls Trump, out of our polls Trump!” The women were soon escorted out of the basement of P.S. 59 at 233 E. 56th Street, where Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is expected to vote later. The women wore jeans but no tops. One had the word “Trump” near her collarbone and the words “Grab your b---s” scrawled on her belly.
  • 'Today is our Independence Day!' Trump urges voters to 'close the books on the Clintons' [tr]

    11/08/2016 5:26:31 AM PST · by kevcol · 10 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | November 7, 2016 | David Martosko
    Donald Trump ended his historic presidential campaign the way he began it: promising to 'make America great again.' More than 300 rallies into his 17-month White House quest, the baseball cap slogan had become a speech-ending war whoop. In the wee hours of Election Day, he made his case one last time. 'I am with you. I will fight for you. And I will win for you. I promise,' he said.
  • Kaine: Vote for Clinton because she 'won't go away'

    11/08/2016 4:55:20 AM PST · by kevcol · 44 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | November 8, 2016 | Becket Adams
    She wouldn't go away. Isn't that what you want in a president of the United States? Someone that won't back up, won't go away, won't give up?" Kaine asked. . . . Kaine was joined at his rally in Fairfax by Vice President Joe Biden, who assured supporters that the country's future has never looked brighter. "We're America, we don't scare easily. We're America, we never bend, we never bow, we never break," Biden said.
  • State Department tells court it needs 5 years to review deleted Clinton emails

    11/07/2016 1:32:21 PM PST · by kevcol · 48 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | November 7, 2016 | Sarah Westwood
    State Department officials asked a federal court Monday to consider allowing them up to five years for their review of 31,000 pages of emails recovered by the FBI during its year-long investigation of Hillary Clinton. During the same hearing, the State Department admitted that the FBI provided 2,100 emails from Clinton's server that her legal team either deleted or withheld.
  • Justice Dept. sending more than 500 election monitors to 28 states

    11/07/2016 8:46:01 AM PST · by kevcol · 61 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | November 7, 2016 | Kelly Cohen
    The Justice Department will send more than 500 election monitors to polling places in 28 states on Election Day. The election monitors will help enforce federal voting rights laws in 67 jurisdictions nationwide, the DOJ's Civil Rights Division said Monday. "The department is deeply committed to the fair and unbiased application of our voting rights laws and we will work tirelessly to ensure that every eligible person that wants to do so is able to cast a ballot," said Attorney General Loretta Lynch in a statement.
  • Would an Endorsement by Laura Bush Seal the Deal for Hillary Clinton?

    11/07/2016 8:32:26 AM PST · by kevcol · 86 replies
    Observer ^ | November 6, 2016 | John A. Tures
    When Donald Trump destroyed and derided Bush Family heir-apparent, Jeb “Low Energy” Bush, in the GOP primaries in 2016, eyes turned toward the dynastic Republican family in Texas. Would the Bushes cross party lines to back Hillary Clinton or stick with the Republican standard-bearer? In September, Kathleen Kennedy Townsend revealed that George H. W. Bush said he would vote for Clinton, which the former president’s spokesperson later confirmed. His son, President George W. Bush, noticeably refused to endorse Trump, but his nephew George P. Bush, the Texas Land Commissioner, last week let it slip that his uncle may vote for...
  • Donald Trump will lose after failing to follow Mitt Romney - Expert [LOL alert]

    11/07/2016 7:54:59 AM PST · by kevcol · 43 replies
    CNBC ^ | November 7, 2016 | David Reid
    James Boys, senior US policy expert and associate professor of international political studies at Richmond University, told CNBC Monday that Trump is not waging a campaign that can win the election. "If you put in someone who could reach out to Hispanics, to women, to the African American community and build on what Mitt Romney had done four years ago, maybe. "But when you see him do the exact opposite, it is impossible to see how he can win this," he said.
  • Sarah Palin leaves Detroit campaign event early after fight breaks out [Misleading Title]

    11/07/2016 7:42:09 AM PST · by kevcol · 41 replies
    The Michigan Daily ^ | November 6, 2016 | Timothy Cohn
    Protesters threw beer and opened a can of pepper spray during a visit from former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s (R) visit to the Town Pump Tavern in Detroit on Sunday night where she was slated to campaign for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and participate in an interview with Fox News’s Bill O’Reilly. . . . Shortly after Palin’s arrival at the Detroit bar, two men began to yell obscenities and anti-Trump rhetoric before they were removed by the owner. According to an eyewitness, a woman threw beer on the bar owner while he was walking the men out of...
  • Harvard Prof: “Riot in the Streets” to Block “Sociopath” Trump (Video)

    11/07/2016 6:40:29 AM PST · by kevcol · 50 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | November 6, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    Liberal constitutional law prof Sanford Levinson (currently teaching at Harvard), in a recent Wall Street Journal interview, stated that “some” describe Trump as a “sociopath,” and he opined that if Trump’s elected, it might be necessary to stage a military coup to take him out.
  • University’s history course on slavery has a new section on Donald Trump

    11/07/2016 2:01:39 AM PST · by kevcol · 20 replies
    The College Fix ^ | November 7, 2016 | Matt Lamb
    A Catholic university’s course on slavery has apparently been updated to include a new threat to African Americans: Donald Trump. The upper-level history course, “Slavery and Abolition Then and Now,” will be taught in the spring semester by Prof. John Donoghue, an expert in the Atlantic slave trade. The description of the course on the class registration website LOCUS says it “will introduce students to the long durée of global slavery as a means to convey slavery’s ubiquity across time and space.”
  • Tuesday Night/Wednesday Morning Predictions...

    11/05/2016 7:33:33 PM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 66 replies
    05 Nov 2016 | US Navy Vet
    Also down ballot predictions maybe too.
  • Rained Out! Hoarse Hillary Clinton Cuts Rally Short Due to Florida Storm

    11/05/2016 2:26:53 PM PDT · by kevcol · 36 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 5, 2016 | Charlie Spiering
    Her speech was only about about seven minutes long, but she fled after she started getting wet. . . . “I was with Jay-Z and Beyonce,” Clinton bragged, calling it “the most extraordinary show.” She also appeared delighted that Beyonce’s dancers were wearing pantsuits during the performance.
  • In final days, elected Democrats turn out to campaign for Clinton while Trump goes it alone

    11/05/2016 7:50:18 AM PDT · by kevcol · 63 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | November 5, 2016 | Becket Adams
    Trump, on the other hand, is running something of a two-man show with his running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, as many leading Republican lawmakers have either avoided being seen with him in public or stated outright that they will not campaign with the party's nominee. The GOP nominee has appeared at campaign rallies this week in Michigan, Iowa, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Florida, Ohio, New York, North Carolina and New Hampshire. Pence, for his part, has held rallies in Florida, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Michigan and Iowa.
  • Spouse vs. spouse: Bill Clinton dings Melania Trump

    11/04/2016 7:33:05 PM PDT · by kevcol · 26 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | November 4, 2016 | Becket Adams
    Bill Clinton said Friday that he felt bad for Melania Trump, third wife to GOP nominee Donald Trump, after she gave a speech outlining her plans to address cyberbullying. "I never felt so bad for anybody in my life as I did for his wife going out giving a speech saying oh, cyberbullying was a terrible thing," the former president said Friday at a campaign stop in Colorado.
  • Some Arkansas ballots have 'liar' in Hillary Clinton's name

    11/04/2016 7:18:37 PM PDT · by kevcol · 15 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | November 4, 2016 | Anna Giaritelli
    A first-time voter in Arkansas discovered a major error on her ballot when she went to vote in Lonoke County this week: Hillary Clinton's name was spelled Hilliary, placing the word "liar" in the Democratic presidential nominee's first name. The unnamed woman reported the mistake to election officials and said she believes election officials purposely misspelled her name.
  • LA Times fires reporter who wanted Trump dead

    11/03/2016 7:30:28 PM PDT · by kevcol · 38 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | November 3, 2016 | Eddie Scarry
    "Earlier today, Steven Borowiec, a freelance journalist in South Korea, posted a tweet about Donald Trump on his personal Twitter profile that violated our professional standards," the paper said in a statement to the Washington Examiner. "The Los Angeles Times is committed to fair, evenhanded coverage of the presidential campaign, and expects all journalists representing the paper, including non-staff contributors such as Mr. Borowiec, to adhere to this standard in their articles and social media posts," it said. "We regard Mr. Borowiec's comment as inexcusable, and we have ended our relationship with him."
  • A Kenyan crowdsourcing tool will monitor the U.S. election for fraud

    11/02/2016 10:03:10 PM PDT · by kevcol · 11 replies
    McClatchy ^ | November 2, 2016 | Teresa Welsh
    “There has been unprecedented conversation in the 2016 USA election about issues with the voting process, and even some potential worry of violence on election day,” Ushahidi COO Nat Manning wrote. “While there is no evidence of voter fraud in America, there are instances of voter suppression and voting issues on election day. As citizens, let’s raise our voices and help to report any issues on election day as well as celebrate all those who run a tight ship and bring trust to the underpinning of our democratic systems.”
  • HAH-HAH! Business Owner Adds Hillary in Orange Jumpsuit to Trump Display After Nasty Phone Call

    11/01/2016 7:35:29 PM PDT · by kevcol · 10 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | November 1, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    Business owner Mike Makowski from Concordville, Pennsylvania posted a Trump-Pence sign at his business. But after he got an angry call from a Hillary supporter he made some updates to his display. Makowski welded a “jail cell” together and added a replica of Hillary Clinton in an orange jumpsuit.
  • Still in it: Gary Johnson pushes a master strategy to win the White House

    11/01/2016 4:11:52 PM PDT · by kevcol · 44 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 31, 2016 | Jennifer Harper
    Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson and his running mate Bill Weld have a master plan in place “to change history” and win the 2016 election. The pair maintain that quirky political circumstances, voting variables and polling inaccuracies could play in their favor. . . . This situation presents “a clear and realistic strategy” for the third party should the election end up being sent to the House of Representatives, as per established protocols, say the Libertarian gents.