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  • Have No Doubt: The Left is Dead Serious About This Election

    10/22/2018 7:39:55 PM PDT · by Behind the Blue Wall · 20 replies
    Vanity | October 23, 2018 | Behind the Blue Wall
    I'm feeling increasingly optimistic about the midterm elections, but I just wanted to toss out one particular data point for anyone who might not be making absolutely sure that they are going to get their vote recorded on November 6. I work for a nonprofit conservation organization based in San Francisco. As you might expect, the leadership and the employees (excluding yours truly of course!) are nearly all liberal. Last week, for the first time ever, we decided to close all of our offices on Election Day for a paid holiday so that our employees can not only vote, but...
  • Is President Trump Coming to California to Campaign for John Cox?

    10/22/2018 9:11:38 PM PDT · by hapnHal · 28 replies
    22 Oct 18 | hapnHAL
    Last June John Cox, the Republican candidate for governor, said President Donald Trump will campaign for him and other California conservatives running for office this fall. Well time is getting short. President Trump where are you? Look at Trump's gigantic rally in Houston. Let's watch President Trump turn California from a Blue State to a RED STATE. President Trump we NEED YOU. Please come.
  • Vandals Throw Giant Boulder Through Rep. McCarthy’s Office Window

    10/22/2018 8:26:04 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 34 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | October 22, 2018 | Amber Athey
    House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s office in California was vandalized on Monday, according to an Instagram post by the Congressman. McCarthy, whose local office is in Bakersfield, CA, posted photos of the suspects and some of the damage. Two young men were caught on surveillance camera outside of the office, which had its window smashed in by a large boulder.
  • Early voting points to massive turnout, potential warning signs for GOP

    10/22/2018 8:28:48 PM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 73 replies
    https://www.foxnews.com ^ | October 22, 2018 | Gregg Re
    Early voting numbers show a dramatic increase in voter engagement in this year's midterm elections compared with 2014 totals, and preliminary turnout results in some states are sending Republicans renewed warnings of a so-called "blue wave" just weeks before Election Day.
  • Encouraging Thread by LS

    10/22/2018 7:00:59 PM PDT · by dontreadthis · 78 replies
    twitter ^ | 10/22/18 | Larry Schweikart
    1) Gonna offer a hypothesis. This is NOT a prediction quite yet.
  • What’s at stake for federal employees in the midterm elections?

    10/22/2018 6:38:51 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 23 replies
    The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) ^ | October 22, 2018 | The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE)
    In just two weeks, Americans will flock to the polls to cast their votes in the mid-term elections where all 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives and 35 of the 100 U.S. Senate seats are up for grabs. The people we elect on Nov. 6 will make policy decisions that will shape the future of our country for years to come.  As a federal employee, it’s your chance to make your voice heard and hold politicians accountable. Besides Social Security, health care, voting rights, and other important issues, your entire livelihood is on the line. It’s not about...
  • 5 Stories that Matter

    10/22/2018 6:32:29 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 4 replies
    The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) ^ | October 22, 2018 | The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE)
    IMPORTANT: This information should not be downloaded using government equipment, read during duty time or sent to others using government equipment, because it suggests action to be taken in support of or against legislation. Do not use your government email address or government phone in contacting your Member of Congress.Each week, AFGE browses the World Wide Web for stories that matter to AFGE members. Here are the five stories you shouldn’t miss this week:Trump Demands 5 Percent Spending Cuts from Every Cabinet Agency President Trump on Wednesday ordered Cabinet secretaries to develop a plan to cut 5 percent of their agencies’ budgets,...
  • Divided Democrats struggle to answer Trump’s claims on migrant caravan

    10/22/2018 6:21:20 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 46 replies
    The Washington Post (AKA The Amazon Compost) ^ | October 22 at 8:31 PM | Sean Sullivan and David Nakamura
    Democrats are struggling to respond to President Trump and his Republican allies, who are casting the caravan of thousands of migrants headed toward the U.S.-Mexico border as a failure of Democrats to help enact immigration policy in the GOP-controlled Congress. Some Democrats said Trump is vulnerable to a counterattack on his core campaign issue given that his policies failed to reduce the number of unauthorized immigrants. Yet party leaders and Democratic candidates have largely been silent ahead of the midterm elections, refusing to engage with Trump. The Democratic and Republican strategies reflect the path each party has charted with two...
  • Trump: 'You know what I am? I'm a nationalist'

    10/22/2018 6:03:19 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 40 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/22/18 | Brett Samuels
    President Trump on Monday declared himself a "nationalist" as he railed against Democrats and "globalists" who put the wellbeing of the world over the country. At a raucous campaign rally in Houston, Trump warned supporters that Democrats will seek to restore influence to "corrupt, power-hungry globalists." "You know what a globalist is? A globalist is a person that wants the globe to do well, frankly, not caring about our country so much," Trump said. "And you know what, we can’t have that." The crowd began booing as Trump moved on to his preferred descriptor. "You know, they have a word....
  • Beto O’Rourke: U.S. Needs to Send Financial Aid to Stabilize Central America

    10/22/2018 5:33:26 PM PDT · by C19fan · 61 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 21, 2018 | Staff
    Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) said America needed to send financial aid to stabilize Central America to decrease asylum-seeking immigrants. O’Rourke said, “If things are so desperate in Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, that someone would risk their lives to come here than what can we do to improve situations there? We have invested trillions of dollars for wars in the Middle East. Could we invest some fraction of that to provide the stability in Northern triangle counties of Central America make sure people have a reason to stay and raise their families where...
  • AZ Sen: Democrat Kyrsten Sinema's Senate Bid Has Become A Total Train Wreck

    10/22/2018 5:19:44 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 50 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 22, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    The Arizona Senate race is one that Democrats think they can pick up. Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) is unpopular; the latest crop of Republicans that have represented the state have disappointed conservatives and its trending blue. It’s going to be tight. Right now, Republican Congresswoman Martha McSally and Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema are duking it out. Sinema had a commanding lead, but the vicious fight over the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh gave the GOP base a boost, plus the serial bad news from Sinema’s past activist history has turned her Senate run into something of a dumpster fire. There’s...
  • Trump to Unveil 'Major Tax Cut for Middle-Income People' Before Election

    10/22/2018 12:45:28 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 10/22/2018 | Rick Moran
    Donald Trump told reporters after a rally in Nevada that he was planning to propose a major tax cut targeting middle-income Americans before the end of the month."We are looking at putting in a very major tax cut for middle-income people. And if we do that it'll be sometime just prior, I would say, to November,” Trump told reporters. “We are studying very deeply right now round the clock a major tax cut for middle-income people." Trump has taken criticism from Democrats for his tax cuts, which they claim only help large corporations and the top 1 percent. But...
  • Donald Trump: 'Major Tax Cut For Middle-Income People' Coming in 10 Days

    10/22/2018 9:32:36 AM PDT · by Steve1999 · 37 replies
    NN ^ | 2018-10-21 21:00 | Riva Mendoza
    President Donald Trump says a 'major tax cut for middle-income people' is coming in 10 days as he plans to implement a large tax reduction for the middle class before November midterms.
  • Our View | Fed Up with Bullies, We Endorse Steve Knight

    10/22/2018 4:22:36 AM PDT · by thirdgradeteacher · 7 replies
    The Signal - Santa Clara Valley Local Paper ^ | 10/21/18 | Signal Editorial Board
    When leftists bully the media, they turn on you too.
  • ’The Creepy Line’ Documentary Explores How Google and Facebook Can Undermine Democracy

    10/22/2018 4:53:21 PM PDT · by Mount Athos · 2 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 22 Oct 2018 | Lucas Nolan
    “We estimated that if these companies were all working together and supporting the same candidate, and really pulling out all the stops and using all the methods they have to manipulate, they could shift 10 percent of the voting population of America, with no-one knowing that they had done this, and without leaving a paper trail for authorities to track,” The 85-page briefing, titled “The Good Censor,” admits that Google and other tech platforms now “control the majority of online conversations” and have undertaken a “shift towards censorship” in response to unwelcome political events around the world.
  • Another Poll from Florida (Scott +5 DeSantis +3)

    10/22/2018 2:18:21 PM PDT · by grayboots · 25 replies
    Rick Scott For Florida ^ | 10/22/2018 | Rick Scott For Florida
    On Message Inc. polling company. This might be an internal poll and methodology is at the link. Polling sample is a big sample of 2200 likely voters between 10/14-18.
  • Trump says he's ditched Lyin' Ted name: 'He's Beautiful Ted'

    10/22/2018 1:58:13 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 45 replies
    MSN News ^ | October 22, 2018 | Matthew Choi, The Politico
    President Donald Trump let bygones be bygones Monday with his former rival presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, praising the Texas Republican before heading to Houston to rally for him. When the two men were duking it out for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, Trump famously hurled insults at Cruz, christening him with one of Trump's signature monikers: "Lyin' Ted." Trump also went after Cruz's family, suggesting Cruz's father was involved in the John F. Kennedy assassination and targeting Cruz's wife Heidi for her appearance. But the president made a reversal of his past insults as he prepared for his highly...
  • Mueller report PSA: Prepare for disappointment (Libs not getting pony alert)

    10/19/2018 10:02:39 AM PDT · by mojito · 36 replies
    Politico ^ | 10/19/2018 | DARREN SAMUELSOHN
    President Donald Trump's critics have spent the past 17 months anticipating what some expect will be among the most thrilling events of their lives: special counsel Robert Mueller’s final report on Russian 2016 election interference. They may be in for a disappointment. That’s the word POLITICO got from defense lawyers working on the Russia probe and more than 15 former government officials with investigation experience spanning Watergate to the 2016 election case. The public, they say, shouldn’t expect a comprehensive and presidency-wrecking account of Kremlin meddling and alleged obstruction of justice by Trump — not to mention an explanation of...
  • Pastor Andrew Brunson suspended on Twitter 2 days after release from Turkey (vanity)

    10/14/2018 10:09:43 PM PDT · by Future Useless Eater · 57 replies
    Twitter ^ | oct 15, 2018 | self
    Pastor Andrew Brunson (@BrunsonPastor) apparently created a Twitter account on the day he was released from Turkey. The archive.org version says his twitter account was created on October 12th. >P> Here is his suspended page https:/twitter.com/BrunsonPastor Here is the October 13th save of his page at archive.org https://web.archive.org/web/20181013113932/https:/twitter.com/BrunsonPastor Pastor Andrew Brunson (@BrunsonPastor) Official Account Pastor Andrew Brunson (@BrunsonPastor) Beigetreten Oktober 2018 Pastor Andrew Brunson (@BrunsonPastor) {when you hold your mouse over the word Oktober, it shows that the account was created on October 12.} This graphic says the pastor violated Twitter rules. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dpa13mMXUAUoGf8.jpg
  • Jane Fonda on Trump: 'I Believe He Suffers From PTSD'

    10/22/2018 12:59:41 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 55 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | October 22, 2018 | P.J. Gladnick
    A failure to elect a Democrat majority in Congress in a couple of weeks could drive leftwing actress Jane Fonda insane. Who is the source for this information? Jane Fonda herself in the October 20 Hollywood Reporter. The ironic thing is that in the same article, Fonda accuses President Donald Trump of having PTSD. First let us look at Fonda's claim that Trump has PTSD followed by an examination of who probably does really suffer from it in "Jane Fonda: 'Midterms Are the Most Important Elections of My Lifetime'."