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  • Please keep those donations coming in, folks. We've got a long way to go. [FReepathon thread XIII]

    10/13/2015 9:31:10 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 15 replies
    We need your continuing support to keep FR on the air. FR is funded solely by contributions made by the liberty loving patriots who enjoy and use it. We are beholden to no political party. No advertisers, no outsiders, no sugar daddies, no corporate string pullers. This means no commercial ads. No annoying pop-ups. No ad tracking. No mail campaigns. No spam. No one trying to control us. Definitely no government subsidies or tax breaks. We are self-funded, fiercely independent and enjoy our freedom to speak plainly in the support of God, family, country, liberty!! But we cannot exist without...
  • Young woman who aggressively questioned Trump yesterday was a Bush plant

    10/13/2015 8:00:38 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 125 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Thomas Lifson
    The television networks gleefully featured footage from yesterday’s “No Labels” meeting in New Hampshire of a young woman aggressively challenging Donald Trump on abortion and equal pay for women (video below). But thanks to work by Subdance of Conservative Treehouse, we know that she was a plant, a paid staffer of Senator Kelly Ayotte, and a Bush campaign volunteer. During an appearance at a Jon Huntsman “No Labels” event, a female audience member named Lauren Batchelder played the role of a female antagonist toward candidate Donald Trump. However, Ms. Batchelder is not just an average audience member. She’s a paid...

    10/13/2015 8:10:23 AM PDT · by JewishRighter · 28 replies
    Live Leak ^ | October 13, 2015 | Live Leak
    Palestinian terrorist run over ppl get out of the car to stab them and shot dead happened in jerusalem this morning that's why it took 5 bullets
  • Flight MH17 shot down by Russian-built Buk missile, Dutch report says

    10/13/2015 7:38:14 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 37 replies
    reuters ^ | 10/13 | By Thomas Escritt and Toby Sterling
    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine by a Russian-made Buk missile, the Dutch Safety Board concluded on Tuesday in its final report on the crash in July 2014 that killed all 298 people on board, most of them Dutch. But the long-awaited findings of the board, which was not empowered to address questions of responsibility, did not point the finger at any group or party for launching the missile.
  • Putin Slams Obama on Syria: US Has 'Mush for Brains'

    10/13/2015 7:35:09 AM PDT · by xzins · 70 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 13 Oct 2015
    President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday slammed Washington for refusing to share intelligence with Russia on Syria, and accusing it of muddled thinking. "I believe some of our partners simply have mush for brains," Putin said, expressing some of his strongest criticism yet of Washington's handling of the Syrian crisis. Late last month Moscow launched a bombing campaign in Syria, saying it needed to target Islamic State jihadists before they cross into Russia, which has a large Muslim population. But Washington and its allies slammed Russia's intervention in the conflict, saying Moscow was also targeting Western-backed moderate rebels "Now, we often...
  • Dear Martians

    10/13/2015 6:25:26 AM PDT · by Jim Pelosi · 4 replies
    Taki's Magazine ^ | 10/9/15 | Gavin McInnes
    Dear Martians by Gavin McInnes October 09, 2015 Dear Martians Last week, NASA confirmed that there is water on Mars. This could be some kind of cross-promotional hullabaloo for the movie The Martian, which came out this week, or it could mean there’s life on Mars. If it’s the latter, it behooves us to provide a welcome letter for Martians to get acquainted with our planet. Greetings, Welcome to America. We are members of a cultural group called “The West” and it’s generally understood the West is the best. America is known as the best of the best. We’re the...
  • Busted ! CNN Uses Jeb Bush Staffer Planted In Audience To Frame Donald Trump Narrative/Hit Job….

    10/13/2015 12:40:11 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 251 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 10-13-2015 | sundance
    During an appearance at a Jon Huntsman “No Labels” event, a female audience member named Lauren Batchelder played the role of a female antagonist toward candidate Donald Trump. ADVERTISEMENT However, Ms. Batchelder is not just an average audience member. She’s a paid political operative of the GOP and a paid staff member of Team Jeb Bush: NH 6 Within minutes of her scripted performance at the event, the producers of CNN were quickly editing soundbites and framing a narrative. That story was pushed into the media stream within hours. CNN’s Jeanne Moos was the delivery vehicle for the a hit...
  • VIDEO: Donald Trump Appearance at No Labels Convention in NH

    10/12/2015 10:59:34 AM PDT · by JoeSeales · 59 replies
    Donald Trump ^ | 10-12-15 | Donald Trump
    Pretty good stuff right here. October 12, 2015: GOP Presidential candidate and front-runner Donald Trump was in Manchester, NH today along with several other speakers for the No Labels Problem Solver Convention. He spoke and took questions from the audience.
  • Obama Won't Back Down After Chinese Threat, Sends U.S. Warships [Trunc]

    10/12/2015 10:04:25 AM PDT · by amorphous · 99 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 12 Oct 2015 | Tyler Durden
    On Friday, we reported the latest provocation in what has truly become a very dangerous, if largely pointless, staring contest between Beijing and Washington over China’s reclamation of land in The South China Sea. Responding to suggestions that the US was set to sail warships around the islands Beijing has constructed atop reefs in the Spratlys, China served noticed that it would “never allow any country to violate China's territorial waters and airspace in the Spratly Islands, in the name of protecting freedom of navigation and overflight.” This was simply a formalized version of the more concise phrasing the PLA...
  • BREAKING NEWS: ISIS leader al-Baghdadi's convoy hit by air strike in Iraq

    10/11/2015 5:43:48 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 143 replies
    raq's Air Force have reportedly hit a military convoy carrying the leader of Islamic State Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in Iraq. A military statement claimed the strike had taken purportedly place in the Iraqi province of Anbar but admitted it was unclear if al-Baghdadi had been killed. It is thought Iraqi jets targeted the convoy as it was travelling close to the Syrian border in Western Anbar today.
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 11 October 2015

    10/11/2015 4:55:02 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 217 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 11 October 2015 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows October 11th, 2015 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio; former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, R-Ga.MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders; Reps. Charlie Dent, R-Pa., and Dave Brat, R-Va. FACE THE NATION (CBS): Republican presidential candidates Ben Carson and Donald Trump; Rep. Mick Mulvaney, R-S.C.THIS WEEK (ABC): Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah; Republican presidential candidate Bobby Jindal. STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley; Reps. Tom Cole, R-Okla., Raul Labrador, R-Idaho, and Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla.
  • LIVE Donald Trump Georgia Rally in Norcross [More links down thread]

    10/10/2015 9:05:17 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 116 replies
    You Tube via The New Era ^ | 10-10-2015 | You Tube via The New Era
    LIVE Donald Trump Georgia Rally in Norcross - Donald Trump FULL Speech in Norcross Georgia.
  • Turkey imposes news blackout on 'gruesome' blast images

    10/10/2015 10:00:55 AM PDT · by Mariner · 23 replies
    AP ^ | October 10th, 2015 | Unattributed
    <p>ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey's government says it has imposed a temporary news blackout following two blasts that killed 86 people who were gathering for a peace rally in the capital Ankara.</p>
  • Jerry Parr, Secret Service Agent Who Helped Save Reagan, Dies at 85

    10/09/2015 9:55:16 PM PDT · by NRx · 40 replies
    NY Times ^ | 10-10-2015 | LIAM STACK
    Jerry S. Parr, the Secret Service agent credited with saving President Ronald Reagan’s life during an assassination attempt in 1981, died Friday at a hospice near his home in Washington. He was 85. The death was confirmed by Mr. Parr’s wife, Carolyn, who said he died of congestive heart failure. Mr. Parr was just feet away from Mr. Reagan when John W. Hinckley Jr. opened fire on the president outside the Washington Hilton hotel on March 30, 1981. “When he was about probably six or seven feet from the car, I heard these shots,” Mr. Parr said in a 2013...
  • Russian jet SHOT DOWN by Turkey after it flew into their airspace, according to reports

    10/09/2015 8:27:32 PM PDT · by revivaljoe · 223 replies
    express ^ | Sat, Oct 10, 2015 | SCOTT CAMPBELL
    Russian jet SHOT DOWN by Turkey after it flew into their airspace, according to reports A RUSSIAN jet has been shot down by Turkish forces after it flew into the country's airspace, according to as yet unconfirmed reports circulating on social media.
  • Donald Trump 32% Crushes GOP Field In Latest New Hampshire Gravis Polling…

    10/09/2015 6:52:52 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 90 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | October 9, 2015 | Sundance
    The latest New Hampshire poll shows a far more engaged electorate continuing to be a thorn in the side of the 2015/16 GOPe scheme to anoint Jeb Bush. In addition, the ruse candidates, Fiorina and Rubio have exhausted their media-fueled surge and remain static alongside Jeb Bush at 8%.John Kasich’s ground game and almost exclusive attention to New Hampshire has garnered him a position just above Jeb, Carly and Marco. However, the vulgarians are determined to Make America Great Again!Gravis Marketing, a nonpartisan research firm, conducted a random survey of 1,035 registered voters in New Hampshire regarding the presidential election...
  • Israel to provide Russia with intelligence about Syrian opposition

    10/09/2015 8:17:57 AM PDT · by Freelance Warrior · 48 replies
    Israel will provide Russia with intelligence information about opposition sites in Syria to facilitate Moscow’s military operations, Channel 2TV has reported. The Israeli network said that a senior delegation of Russian army officials will arrive in Israel on Tuesday to coordinate the military cooperation. The delegation will be led by First Deputy Chief of General Staff General Nikolai Bogdanovsky, who will meet his Israeli counterpart, Major-General Yair Golan as well as senior officials in Israeli military intelligence, the air force and the Mossad. Channel 2 noted that the visit follows the meeting between Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian...
  • Breaking: John Boehner has agreed to stay on as Speaker

    10/08/2015 6:25:48 PM PDT · by VictoryGal · 121 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/8/2015 | Bret Baier
    Having Talked to several senior aides on Capitol Hill (along with Chris Stirewalt and his sources on the Hill tied to the leadership) here is the picture that is beginning to form. Speaker John Boehner has agreed to stay on as Speaker--not just until the Caucus nominates someone --but, until that person can confirm 218 votes on the House floor (needed to take the Speaker’s gavel). Short of that – Boehner will stay on for the rest of this Congress and steer legislation that is pending.
  • Congressional Budget Office: Budget deficit drops to $435B

    10/08/2015 5:09:53 PM PDT · by celmak · 44 replies
    AP/Yahoo News ^ | 10/07/2015 | ANDREW TAYLOR
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional budget analysts said Wednesday that the federal government ran a deficit of $435 billion in the just-completed budget year, the smallest deficit since 2007 and well below the record shortfalls of President Barack Obama's first term.
  • Kevin McCarthy’s implosion signals a full-blown Republican revolution

    10/08/2015 12:48:09 PM PDT · by ghost of stonewall jackson · 161 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 10/8/15 | Chris Cillizza
    <p>McCarthy's demise comes hard on the heels of Boehner bowing out of the speakership as a sort of human sacrifice to the tea party right. And it happens as Donald Trump is in the midst of his fourth consecutive month as the Republican front-runner for the party's presidential nomination -- and with Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina, two other people who have never held elected office before, running in second and third place, respectively.</p>
  • Trump in Las Vegas, NV [Live Thread]

    10/08/2015 12:05:11 PM PDT · by CivilWarBrewing · 57 replies
    Mediate ^ | October 8, 2015 | CivilWarBrewing
    Trump is on now, LIVE. Go to link to watch live feed.
  • Boehner to Stay On as Speaker Until Election

    10/08/2015 11:27:43 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 105 replies
    weekly standard ^ | october 8, 2015 | michael warren
    After Leader McCarthy’s announcement, members of the House Republican Conference will not vote today for a new Speaker. As I have said previously, I will serve as Speaker until the House votes to elect a new Speaker. We will announce the date for this election at a later date, and I’m confident we will elect a new Speaker in the coming weeks. Our conference will work together to ensure we have the strongest team possible as we continue to focus on the American people’s priorities.
  • Kevin McCarthy Abruptly Drops Out of House Speaker Race

    10/08/2015 9:36:59 AM PDT · by dragnet2 · 268 replies
    New York Times ^ | 10/8/2015 | JENNIFER STEINHAUER
    WASHINGTON — Representative Kevin McCarthy on Thursday abruptly took himself out of the race to succeed John A. Boehner as speaker, apparently undone by the same forces that drove Mr. Boehner to resign.
  • GOP's McCarthy dropping out of race for House speaker: NBCNews

    10/08/2015 9:31:26 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 78 replies ^ | October 8, 2015 |
  • BREAKING: French train attack hero Spencer Stone

    10/08/2015 8:09:54 AM PDT · by SweetAkitoRose · 222 replies
    CBS Evening News Twitter feed ^ | Oct 8, 2015 | CBS Evening News Twitter
    BREAKING: French train attack hero Spencer Stone was repeatedly stabbed last night, is in critical condition, Any other reports on this?
  • Drudge: “I had a Supreme Court Justice say to me it’s over for me."

    10/06/2015 11:36:40 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 263 replies
    google search ^ | October 6, 2015
    Circulating on the web tonight: During an appearance on the Alex Jones Show, Drudge asserted that copyright laws which prevent websites from even linking to news stories were being advanced. “I had a Supreme Court Justice tell me it’s over for me,” said Drudge. “They’ve got the votes now to enforce copyright law, you’re out of there. They’re going to make it so you can’t even use headlines.” “To have a Supreme Court Justice say to me it’s over, they’ve got the votes, which means time is limited,” he added, noting that a day was coming when simply operating an...
  • Data Transfer Pact between EU and USA ruled invalid - Privacy protection related headache for US biz

    10/06/2015 7:53:06 AM PDT · by MarchonDC09122009 · 15 replies
    The NY Times ^ | 10/06/2015 | Mark Scott
    <p>Europe’s highest court on Tuesday struck down an international agreement that had made it easy for companies to move people’s digital data between the European Union and the United States.</p> <p>The ruling, by the European Court of Justice, could make it more difficult for global technology giants — including the likes of Amazon and Apple, Google and Facebook — to collect and mine online information from their millions of users in the 28-member European Union.</p>
  • Workers remove Ten Commandments monument from Oklahoma Capitol grounds

    10/06/2015 6:47:19 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 67 replies
    FoxNews ^ | October 06, 2015 | FoxNews
    Workers began removing a Ten Commandments monument from the grounds of the Oklahoma Capitol late Monday in accordance with a court order. The Daily Oklahoman reported that the six-foot high monument would be reinstalled outside the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs, a conservative think tank. A contractor hired by the state began removing the monument shortly after 10:30 p.m. local time The works comes after the Oklahoma Supreme Court's decision in June that the display violates a state constitutional prohibition on the use of public property to support "any sect, church, denomination or system of religion."
  • Statement by the North Atlantic Council on incursions into Turkey’s airspace by Russian aircraft

    10/06/2015 6:27:35 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 71 replies
    NATO ^ | Last updated: 05 Oct. 2015 17:23 | NATO
    The North Atlantic Council met today to hold consultations on the potential implications of the recent dangerous military actions of the Russian Federation in and around Syria. Allies expressed their deep concern with regard to the Russian military build-up in Syria and especially the attacks by the Russian Air Force on Hama, Homs, and Idlib which led to civilian casualties and did not target Da’esh. Allies call on the Russian Federation to immediately cease its attacks on the Syrian opposition and civilians, to focus its efforts on fighting ISIL, and to promote a solution to the conflict through a political...
  • Bill Clinton White House suppressed evidence of Iran’s terrorism

    10/05/2015 5:23:40 PM PDT · by John W · 63 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 5, 2015 | John Solomon
    Bill Clinton’s administration gathered enough evidence to send a top-secret communique accusing Iran of facilitating the deadly 1996 Khobar Towers terrorist bombing, but suppressed that information from the American public and some elements of U.S. intelligence for fear it would lead to an outcry for reprisal, according to documents and interviews. Before Mr. Clinton left office, the intelligence pointing toward Iran’s involvement in the terror attack in Saudi Arabia that killed 19 U.S. servicemen and wounded hundreds was deemed both extensive and “credible,” memos show.
  • Poll shows Trump, Fiorina, and almost any Republican beating Hillary in IA badly

    10/05/2015 8:05:19 AM PDT · by LS · 40 replies
    NBC/Wall St. Journal ^ | 10/5/2015 | Mark Murray
    Trump 48/41, Bush 50/40, Fiorina 52/38. Poll has Hillary over Trump in NH, 48-45, losing to Bush and Fiorina. Sanders beats Trump by 5 in IA, trails Bush by 2, Fiorina by 3; and in NH he beats Trump by 10 while beating Fiorina by 2 and is tied with Bush.
  • USCG confirms: SS El Faro has sunk. 33 lives may be lost, still searching

    10/05/2015 7:16:02 AM PDT · by cll · 96 replies
    Various ^ | 10/05/15
    <p>USCG confirms SS El faro has sunk. 1 body and one damaged life boat found among large debris field. details forthcoming.</p>
  • ISIS executes 12 Christians- 2 women raped in public, beheaded—for refusing to renounce Jesus

    10/05/2015 12:57:30 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 167 replies
    Christian Today ^ | 10-5-2015 | Shianee Mamanglu-Regala
    Islamic State militants have brutally murdered 12 Christians, including the 12-year-old son of a Syrian ministry team leader who had planted nine churches, for refusing to renounce Jesus Christ and embrace Islam instead, the Gospel Herald reported. The horrific executions took place last Aug. 28 in an unnamed village outside Aleppo, Syria, according to Christian Aid Mission, a humanitarian group that assists indigenous Christian workers in their native countries. "In front of the team leader and relatives in the crowd, the Islamic extremists cut off the fingertips of the boy and severely beat him, telling his father they would stop...
  • Russian Air Force Strikes ISIS in Al-Raqqa and East Aleppo: Terrorists Suffer Heavy Casualties

    10/05/2015 12:00:08 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 114 replies
    AlMasdar ^ | 10-5-2015 | Leth Fadel
    Over the last 48 hours, the Russian Air Force has targeted the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS) with relentless airstrikes above the provincial capital of the Al-Raqqa Governorate and the terrorist group’s stronghold inside the Deir Hafer Plains in the Aleppo Governorate’s eastern countryside. On Sunday morning, the Russian Air Force struck ISIS again with a flurry of airstrikes above the Tabaqa Military Airport and the Tabaqa National Hospital, destroying another weapons depot belonging to the terrorist located inside the storage facility that is situated to the north of the military barracks. Meanwhile, to the east of the...
  • Putin Reportedly Sending 150,000 Troops To Syria To Wipe Out ISIS

    10/04/2015 5:54:15 AM PDT · by Strategy · 188 replies
    The New Indian Express ^ | October 4, 2015 | By ANI
    LONDON: Russian President Vladimir Putin is reportedly sending 150,000 soldiers to Syria to wipe out the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). According to The Daily Star, he is apparently mounting an enormous military mission to take control of the terror group's stronghold of Raqqa. Raqqa is the self-declared capital of ISIS which is patrolled by as many as 5,000 jihadi members. Putin is set to mobilise 150,000 reservists whom he conscripted into the military earlier this week.
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 4 October 2015

    10/04/2015 5:03:05 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 224 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 4 October 2015 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows October 4th, 2015 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah; General Jack Keane, US Army, Ret.; and Ryan Crocker, a former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Syria, Kuwait, and Lebanon.MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. FACE THE NATION (CBS): Pre-empted by NFL coverage. THIS WEEK (ABC): Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Chris Christie; Reps. Tom Cole, R-Okla., and Keith Ellison, D-Minn. STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Sens. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and John McCain, R-Ariz.; Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn.
  • Video: Donald Trump Speech at Franklin, Tennessee Rally, Oct. 3, 2015

    10/03/2015 12:34:00 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 117 replies
    Shallow Nation ^ | 10-2-2015 | Shallow Nation
    The live stream video is posted above. Donald Trump’s rally is scheduled to begin at 3:30 p.m. ET (2:30 p.m CT local time). Use World Clock to find the equivalent in your own time zone on Saturday, October 3 or Sunday, October 4 accordingly. The rally takes place at The Factory at Franklin in Williamson County, which is in the Nashville metro area. Doors open at 1 p.m. CT and free tickets are available via Eventbrite. Photo credit: Gage Skidmore
  • Shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Ore.

    10/01/2015 11:07:11 AM PDT · by halo66 · 916 replies
    Not sure what the situation is...
  • Live Thread: Benjamin Netanyahu's 2015 UN Address (approx 12pm on FOX News)

    10/01/2015 8:40:49 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 127 replies
    UN ^ | 10/1/15 | Benjamin Netanyahu
    Benjamin Netanyahu is the 11th scheduled speaker, after Georgia (9th) and Lesotho (10th). Live stream at link.
  • Fiorina: 'We must be prepared’ to use force on Russia

    10/01/2015 7:54:38 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 267 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/1/15 | Mark Hensch
    Amid conflicting reports about Moscow targeting U.S.-alllied groups in Syria, GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina said late Wednesday that she backs military readiness against Russian forces. “I believe we must tell the Russians that we will conduct [and] we will secure a no-fly zone around anti-Assad rebel forces that we’re supporting,” she said on Fox News’s "Hannity." “Does that mean we might use force against Russian jets?” host Sean Hannity then asked. “Well, hopefully not,” Fiorina responded. "Hopefully, if we are signaling clearly to the Russians are intention, it will not come to that.” “But if it does come to...
  • Russia Accused Of Bombing U.S. Armed Rebels

    10/01/2015 7:32:36 AM PDT · by Strategy · 79 replies
    CBS News ^ | October 1, 2015
    MOSCOW -- Russian jets carried out a second day of strikes in Syria Thursday, as a senior U.S. politician and activists claimed the targets included rebels backed by the United States. "I can absolutely confirm to you that they were strikes against our Free Syrian Army recruits that have been armed and trained by the CIA, because we have communications with people there," Republican Sen. John McCain, who is head of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said in an interview with CNN, according to the Reuters news agency.
  • Jeb Bush Throws Rubio Under The Bus, Compares Him To Obama

    10/01/2015 6:33:27 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 49 replies
    RCP ^ | 10/1/15 | Tim Hains
    On MSNBC's "Morning Joe" today, former Florida governor Jeb Bush turned on his former ally and protege Marco Rubio, comparing his lack of "leadership skills" to Barack Obama, even though Rubio served as Majority Leader and Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives for nearly ten years (2002-2011). Bush only mention that he "was a member of the House of Representatives when I was governor." JEB BUSH: I think I have the leadership skills to fix things, and that is my strength, and that is what I talk about. And Marco was a member of the [Florida] House of Representatives...
  • Russia launches more Syria strikes as 'Iran and Hizbollah prepare ground operation' - live updates

    10/01/2015 6:59:30 AM PDT · by Trumpinator · 76 replies ^ | 2:10PM BST 01 Oct 2015 | Raziye Akkoc, and Roland Oliphant in Moscow
    Russia launches more Syria strikes as 'Iran and Hizbollah prepare ground operation' - live updates Russian jets bomb rebel positions in Syria including rural areas near the north-western town of Jisr al-Shughour, a day after launching air strikes. Follow latest developments here Latest 14.54 Russia's defence ministry releases footage of four more air strikes in Syria. The ministry posted footage on its official YouTube page that it says shows night air strikes by Russian aviation on four Isil sites in Syrian territory. The ministry said on its YouTube page militant infrastructure in Hama as well as near Idlib was destroyed...
  • Emails: Russia-Linked Hackers Tried to Access Clinton Server

    09/30/2015 4:30:39 PM PDT · by kristinn · 51 replies
    AP via ABC News ^ | Wednesday, September 30, 2015 | Bradley Klapper, Jack Gillum and Stephen Braun
    Newly released emails show Russia-linked hackers tried at least five times to pry into Hillary Rodham Clinton's private email account while she was secretary of state. It is unclear if she clicked on any attachment and exposed her account. Clinton received the infected emails, disguised as speeding tickets, over four hours early the morning of Aug. 3, 2011.
  • Live Thread - Donald Trump Rally In Keene New Hampshire

    09/30/2015 3:46:45 PM PDT · by Amntn · 109 replies
    C-Span ^ | 9/30/15
    It was supposed to start at 7:00 but started at 6:30. Watch live steam at link
  • (LIVE thread) - Sec. Kerry & Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov

    09/30/2015 2:30:14 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 96 replies
    US Dept of State ^ | September 30 | Me
    Any minute, Sec of State John Kerry & Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will have a joint appearance.
  • Government Shutdown Averted as Congress Passes Spending Bill

    09/30/2015 2:16:06 PM PDT · by Lazamataz · 70 replies
    NYTiimes ^ | SEPT. 30, 2015 | By DAVID M. HERSZENHORN
    WASHINGTON — With only hours to spare on the last day of the fiscal year, Congress approved a temporary spending measure to avert a shutdown and keep the federal government operating through Dec. 11. In the House, the measure was approved only because of strong support by Democrats — a sign of just how angry rank-and-file Republicans remain over their powerlessness to force policy changes on the Obama administration. In one last display of their fury, House Republicans on Tuesday adopted another resolution to cut off government financing to Planned Parenthood. The resolution was to be sent to the Senate,...
  • "Russian Air Strikes Unleash Never Seen Before Mass Devastation in Syrian"

    09/30/2015 1:04:26 PM PDT · by Trumpinator · 143 replies ^ | Wednesday, 30 Sep 2015 03:16 PM | Thomson/Reuters
    Syrians living in rebel-held areas of Homs province have seen a lot of destruction in four years of war, but say the Russian air force unleashed a whole new level of devastation in air strikes on their towns on Wednesday. Jets flying at higher altitudes than the Syrian air force emitted no noise to alert the people below to raids reported to have killed at least 33 civilians, including children. "We have been exposed to a wide range of weapons over the last five years, but what happened today was absolutely the most violent and ferocious, and the most comprehensive...
  • Russian air strikes hit three Syrian provinces (Rus Orthodox Church calling it a “holy battle”)

    09/30/2015 11:24:54 AM PDT · by Trumpinator · 155 replies ^ | 30 Sep 2015 16:38 | AFP
    <p>Warplanes have carried out air strikes in Hama, Homs and Latakia in what Russia's powerful Orthodox Church has termed a "holy battle".</p> <p>“Russian and Syrian airplanes carried out numerous strikes today against terrorist positions in Hama, Homs and Latakia provinces,” according to a Syrian security source.</p>
  • Pentagon's top Russia official resigns

    09/30/2015 10:59:58 AM PDT · by RinaseaofDs · 24 replies
    Politico ^ | 9/29/2015 | Austin Wright and Philip Ewing
    The Pentagon's top official dealing with Russia has just resigned, according to Politico. Evelyn Farkas, deputy assistant secretary of defence for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia, will leave at the end of October, a senior defence official told Politico. Ms Farkas's responsibilities included dealing with Russia on Syria and Ukraine.