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  • The Culture War Is Being Transformed Into A Hot War

    10/24/2016 2:23:05 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    Return of Kings ^ | October 24, 2016 | Daryush "Roosh" Valizadeh
    We’re approaching a point of no return. Your life will soon be impacted not just in the abstract of the degradation in women around you or an invisible tightening of your free speech, but a concrete decline in your safety and standard of living. The next stage of the long-running culture war will be marked by three features, shades of which you’re already seeing. They include an alliance of the government with subversives, a sharp increase in violence, and institutional collapse. The media and government will form an official alliance with groups that are determined to commit violence. It should...
  • Despite the pundits who've decided the race is over, polls show the Donald refuses to die

    10/24/2016 12:30:03 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies
    The Star Ledger ^ | October 23, 2016 | Paul Mulshine
    As we prepare to enter the final two weeks of this presidential campaign, here's how things shape up: On the one hand, we have a candidate who's accused of hiring crazed fanatics to aid in her campaign. On the other hand, we have a candidate who gets crazed fanatics to help in his campaign for free. Who's going to win? At the moment the most reliable poll in recent history is giving a slight edge to the guy who fires up fanatics for free. That's Donald Trump, and as of Saturday the Investors Business Daily/TechnoMetrica Market Intelligence Poll had him...
  • Trump confounds many Republicans with last-minute push in Virginia

    10/24/2016 11:28:04 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 59 replies
    The Washington Post's Virginia Politics ^ | October 24, 2016 | Laura Vozzella
    RICHMOND — Republican Donald Trump, never short on campaign shockers, pulled one off Saturday simply by setting foot in Virginia. Trump’s rally in Virginia Beach, part of a renewed push here that included a $2 million television ad buy, flabbergasted political analysts and GOP strategists who’ve considered the swing state off the table for months. Trailing Democrat Hillary Clinton by double digits in the latest Virginia polls, Trump will dispatch key surrogates — his children — for series of visits to Northern Virginia this week. His campaign said Trump and runningmate Mike Pence will return to the state “a lot”...
  • Crapo says he will vote for Trump after all (Idaho)

    10/24/2016 11:17:04 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    KIVI-TV ^ | October 24, 2016 | Steve Bertel and The Associated Press
    Republican U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo of Idaho says he’ll be voting for Donald Trump after all. This, after Crapo earlier this month rescinded his endorsement of the presidential candidate. In a statement released Monday, Crapo says he will vote for Trump to keep Hillary Clinton from becoming president. “The choice we have is between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Given that choice, I will vote for the Republican ticket, Trump and Pence. We must elect a President who will appoint strong Supreme Court justices who will interpret the Constitution as it was written and who will help lead us to...
  • Ohio GOP leader backs Trump after state campaign dispute (Matt Borges again)

    10/24/2016 11:06:39 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    WTOL-TV ^ | October 24, 2016 | The Associated Press
    CINCINNATI, OH (AP) - Ohio Republican Party Chairman Matt Borges says he's voting for Donald Trump, whose presidential campaign in the swing state earlier denounced and cut ties with Borges after he openly criticized Trump. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports Borges told GOP insiders in an email Sunday that he'll vote the Republican ticket, including Trump for president....
  • A Responsible Refusal From Trump (He Was Right To Withhold Judgment on Election Outcome)

    10/24/2016 10:35:25 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    US News & World Report ^ | October 24, 2016 | Peter Roff, Contributing Editor
    Ignore the phony outrage over Trump saying he might question the election results – candidates and supporters cry foul over them all the time. Invoking the spirit of Groucho Marx let me say the behavior of the mass media during this election has made it very uncomfortable for me to be a member of the club. For almost a week, the networks, the newspapers and the internet featured attacks on Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump over his answer to whether he would accept the results of the upcoming election. It's a foolish question, one he rightly refused to answer...
  • Emails Shows Clinton Campaign Discussing ‘Trump Swift Boat Project’

    10/24/2016 10:15:34 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | October 24, 2016 | Chuck Ross
    An email released on Monday by Wikileaks shows members of the Hillary Clinton campaign discussing a “Trump swift boat project” with a political strategist with longstanding ties to the Clintons. “I know you can’t look past Bernie and March primaries — but who is in charge of the Trump swift boat project?” Joel Johnson, the managing director of Glover Park Group, strategic communications firm, wrote in a Feb. 26 email to Clinton’s communications director Jennifer Palmieri. “Needs to be ready, funded and unleashed when we decide — but not a half assed scramble,” he added. Palmieri responded, sarcastically: “Gee. Thanks,...
  • Donald Trump Jr.: Ohioans will ignore Kasich, Portman, and vote for Trump anyway

    10/24/2016 9:52:01 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    The Columbus Dispatch ^ | October 24, 2016 | Darrel Rowland
    ASHLAND — Ohio is a state where Donald Trump's campaign has to overcome both Democratric and Republican forces, his namesake son told hundreds of supporters in a sprawling shop that sells guns and other outdoors gear. In his first public campaign stop in the Buckeye State, Donald Trump Jr. said his father will overcome the lack of support from officials such as Ohio Gov. John Kasich and Sen. Rob Portman because he appeals directly to the people. “This is a year for change. This is a time where everyone is sick of their politicians as usual,” he told The Dispatch...
  • The media versus Donald Trump

    10/24/2016 8:18:25 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    USA Today | October 24, 2016 | Michael Wolff
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  • IT’S NOT OVER YET! Trump actually now LEADING the race e according to the poll which has best record

    10/24/2016 7:44:40 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    The Sun ^ | October 24, 2016 | Danny Collins
    AN opinion poll that correctly predicted the last three US Presidents has announced Donald Trump is in pole position to win the White House. The Republican candidate‘s faltering campaign was widely seen to be in chaos with some pollsters putting him 12 PER CENT behind rival Hillary Clinton. But a IBD/TIPP survey has thrown the cat amongst the pigeons by declaring Trump to be on 42 per cent - two ahead the Democrat nominee. And far from being a maverick result, the company has a knack of picking the winning horse. The joint Investor’s Business Daily and TechnoMetrica Market Intelligence...
  • Trump Makes Subtle, Unexpected Push for Down-Ballot Republicans

    10/23/2016 6:15:28 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    NBC News ^ | October 23, 2016 | Ali Vitali
    NAPLES, Fla. — While Hillary Clinton is making an explicit push for Democratic down-ballot candidates, Donald Trump is taking a more subtle approach. Sunday evening in sunny Florida, Trump repeatedly pushed his supporters to help keep Republicans in control of Congress. Asking voters to cast their votes for him in 16 days, Trump said, "That includes helping me re-elect Republicans all over the place," adding that it would be "nice if they helped us, too, right? To enact my first 100 days." At three other points in the speech, Trump slipped in mentions of a Republican House and Senate as...

    10/23/2016 6:05:13 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 20, 2016 | John Hayward
    YouGov’s post-debate poll finds Hillary Clinton winning the third presidential debate by a 10-point margin over Donald Trump, 49 percent to 39 percent. However, undecided and third-party voters gave Trump a 22-point lead. (VIDEO-AT-LINK) When asked to chose only between Clinton and Trump in the 2016 election, 61 percent of undecided and third-party candidates picked Trump after the third debate, versus 39 percent for Clinton. This could be an encouraging result for Trump, because 9 percent of respondents to YouGov preferred a third-party candidate, or professed themselves undecided. A statistically insignificant number said they did not plan to vote at...
  • Sea of faulty polls

    10/23/2016 5:33:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies ^ | Thursday, October 20, 2016 | Salil Mehta
    Submitted by Salil Mehta via Statistical Ideas blog, Sea of faulty polls In this article we cover the theoretical bases for two interconnected ideas that we've discussed recently: (a) that the empirical polling results are not as dire as current landslide mainstream media projections make it out to be, and (b) many polls are oscillating about impossibly low probabilities right now for Donald Trump. This year is genuinely unique in merging several fundamental aspects, with a largely disenfranchised voting base across the country (i.e., record undecideds), and pollsters unable or unwilling to properly assess the true probability for Mr. Trump...
  • At A Conference For Coastal Elites, Silicon Valley Talks Trump

    10/23/2016 5:24:50 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    Buzz Feed News ^ | October 23, 2016 | Nitasha Tiku
    Donald Trump’s popularity is prompting the tech industry to wonder whether its massive success has left some Americans behind. Unless you’re invited to Graydon Carter’s private dinner, the cocktail party at San Francisco’s historic Ferry Building is supposed to be the highlight of the annual Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit, a high-end business conference for the coastal elite. On Wednesday evening, guests were escorted from the Yerba Buena Center to the Embarcadero by trolley and greeted by a six-person mariachi band who played through the selfies. But a little past 6 p.m., the crowd in the cathedral-esque lobby had already...
  • Trump's Gettysburg: Nailed It

    10/23/2016 3:58:00 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    Political Pistachio ^ | October 23, 2016 | Douglas V. Gibbs
    I suppose we should ask, where was the Trump of Gettysburg during the three debates? In his Gettysburg speech, in an iconic location, Trump unveiled what a Trump presidency would truly entail. He laid out his political pledges, and labeled it a "Contract with the American Voter," giving us a plan modeled after the 1994 Republican 'Contract with America'. It's time to drain the swamp in Washington, he explained, adding in a Lincoln-esque twist he plans to replace D.C. elites "with a new government of, by and for the people." A Trump aide said the reason the Gettysburg Civil War...
  • CBS: 24 Percent of FL Clinton Supporters Would Consider Voting Trump to ‘Shake Up Political System’

    10/23/2016 3:10:04 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 23, 2016 | Katie McHugh
    A CBS News poll surveying Florida voters found that almost a quarter of Hillary Clinton supporters would possibly consider voting for Donald Trump to “shake up the political system.” Pollsters, who released the results Sunday, asked Clinton supporters who had not already voted: “Even though you aren’t voting for him now, would any of these be reasons to consider voting for Donald Trump?” Of those who said they planned to vote for Clinton, 24 percent said “shaking up” political leadership in Washington, D.C. would be a reason to vote for Trump. Another seven percent said that “ending political correctness” is...
  • Clinton’s WikiLeaks strategy: Doubt, delay, distract

    10/22/2016 8:11:32 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    McCatchy DC ^ | October 22, 2016 | Anita Kumar
    The emails are full of potential damage for Hillary Clinton. She weighed the political implications of policies. She is close to Wall Street. Her aides gathered information to discredit a woman who’d accused her husband of rape. So how has she so far remained largely unscathed by the unprecedented release of hacked emails? It’s one part a deliberate strategy of casting doubt on the authenticity and distracting from the content of the emails, one part fatigue by Americans who already have seen tens of thousands of Clinton’s emails and one part a whole lot of luck....
  • Will Professor Allan Lichtman's forecast on Donald Trump winning the presidency hold true?

    10/22/2016 7:37:58 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    Blasting News ^ | October 22, 2016 | M.G. Singh
    The professor, in an earlier forecast, had predicted that Donald Trump will be the winner but he admits now that this election is testing his module. America is at the crossroads of an acrimonious election as the two candidates #Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton battle each other. As per the latest reports and Gallup polls, Hillary is set to win. She appears to be heading for victory, especially after beating Trump in all 3 debates. In such circumstances, the prediction of Professor Allan Lichtman that Donald Trump will be the winner has now to be taken with a pinch of...
  • Donald Trump’s Finest Hour

    10/22/2016 7:12:41 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | October 22, 2016 | Wlady Pleszczynski
    The common view is that there were three debates this year between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. But what about the bonus debate last night at the Al Smith Dinner in New York? It was probably Trump’s greatest performance. Funny, self-deprecating (within reason), and devilishly biting (in the best Johnny Carson roast tradition, which apparently is lost on all the usual suspects who afterward shrieked that Trump had gone too far again; but what else can you expect from a holy man like David Gergen?). And Donald brought the best out of Hillary, if such a thing is possible. One...
  • Memo to the media: There's nothing revolutionary in Trump’s election results answer

    10/22/2016 6:42:52 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 21, 2016 | Jeffrey H. Anderson, LifeZette
    The third and final presidential debate highlighted Hillary Clinton’s support for partial-birth abortion, “open borders” (her words), and “free” college for all students whose families make up to $125,000. Yet Donald Trump is the extremist, in the eyes of the elite media, because he wouldn’t pledge to support the outcome of the election in advance. Such pledges, of course, are useless. In response to another Fox News debate question, Jeb Bush pledged in advance to support the Republican nominee, no matter who he or she was. Yet Bush is now opposing Trump. Moreover, it is hardly unprecedented for a candidate...
  • When it comes to talk of a ‘rigged’ election the progressive left is already there

    10/21/2016 8:23:55 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    Hot Air ^ | October 21, 2016 | John Sexton
    The issue that progressives suddenly seem very concerned about, i.e. that Donald Trump will corrode America’s faith in our electoral system, is a case of rushing to close the barn door after the horse has already gotten out. Whatever damage Trump has done in the past couple months can’t compare to what progressives themselves have been doing for the past 16 years. The concern about Trump being expressed, seemingly everywhere this week, is that he will poison the well of democracy, i.e. he’ll convince people a presidential election was stolen. But that’s a concern about something that may happen in...
  • Trump wows the crowd in Newtown, Bucks County

    10/21/2016 7:31:26 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    The Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | October 21, 2016 | Caitlin McCabe
    Calling the movement he created "Brexit times five," Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Friday night spoke to a crowd of thousands in Bucks County, where he vowed again to jail illegal immigrants who reentered the country, to impose term limits for Congress, and to rebuild the "inner-cities of Philadelphia." Speaking in Newtown, a 0.6-square-mile borough where cow pastures are prevalent and neon Trump billboards dot the interstate leading into town, the candidate addressed the crowd for 30 minutes in a speech that offered very little that was new or surprising, and stuck to familiar themes, such as beating up...
  • Is Trump's claim of election rigging helping him make a comeback in the polls?

    10/21/2016 6:59:57 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    The International Business Times ^ | October 22, 2016 | Harriet Sinclair
    Republican presidential nominee is continuing to narrow Hillary Clinton's lead on him, also topping several national polls, a turnaround from the Democrat's previous lead. In a four-way poll by IBD/TIPP Tracking including Gary Johnson and Jill Stein released on 21 October, Trump is leading Clinton with 41 points to her 40, while the same poll by Rasmussen Reports has Trump leading Clinton by two points, Real Clear Politics reported. A head-to-head race by LA Times/USC Tracking has Trump leading by one point on 45 to Clinton's 44 points, although a two-way poll by IBD/TIPP Tracking has Clinton ahead by two...
  • Trump: 'We'll no longer be the dumb people; we'll be the genius people'

    10/21/2016 3:15:55 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ^ | October 21, 2016 | Tom Fontaine
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump told a frenzied crowd of more than 5,000 in Johnstown that polls are swinging in his direction and he's poised to solve a range of problems that he said are ailing Western Pennsylvania and the nation. “We're going to beat the system and we're going to un-rig the system,” Trump said Friday inside Johnstown's Cambria County War Memorial Arena, where most people remained standing, chanting and roaring with applause throughout the 45-minute speech. As for Johnstown, a town with a proud manufacturing history where Trump said one in three people live in poverty, Trump promised:...
  • Michael Moore to Donald Trump Voters: 'You're Legal Terrorists'

    10/21/2016 1:04:50 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 74 replies
    Rolling Stone ^ | October 21, 2016 | Jason Newman
    Earlier this week, veteran documentarian Michael Moore delivered his own October Surprise. The Oscar-winning documentarian and legendary muckraker suddenly announced the release of a previously unannounced project: Michael Moore in TrumpLand, a new film culled from two one-man shows the director performed earlier this month in the predominantly Republican town of Wilmington, Ohio. Shot, edited and released in less than two weeks, the movie largely avoids haranguing the Republican presidential nominee, with Moore devoting most of the film to Clinton's virtues alongside polemics about the decline of the "angry white male" and need for increased gun control regulations. (The film...
  • NeverTrump Agonistes: Trump is the Only Pro-Life Choice

    10/21/2016 8:16:03 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    Lifezette ^ | October 20, 2016 | Laura Ingraham
    Now that we are done with the presidential debates, with just a few weeks until Election Day, the choice for the country could not be more stark. Hillary Clinton promises to continue the economic and foreign policy path of Barack Obama, which has weakened our country and emboldened our enemies. By expanding government spending, forgiving student loan debt, granting amnesty to millions of illegals, raising taxes, continuing with Obamacare, Madam President would massively pile on debt to a nation already leveraged to the hilt. As for Donald Trump, he will streamline government, cut taxes, incentivize businesses to bring assets back...
  • Poll: Who will win the presidential election 2016 Clinton or Trump?

    10/21/2016 7:58:18 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies
    The Oxford Eagle ^ | October 20, 2016 | Staff and Wire Services
    As a tumultuous campaign nears an end, undecided voters across the country watched the final debate of the U.S. presidential race with a mix of skepticism and rapt attention Wednesday night. They were searching for clarity, and some found it. But others remained painfully undecided just a few weeks before the election, saying neither candidate won them over. Read below what undecided voters had to say after the final presidential debate and take our poll here and tell us: Who will (or should) win the presidential election 2016? Who will win the Presidential Election? Hillary Clinton Donald Trump “I heard...
  • Donald Trump increases lead with US military personnel despite scandals

    10/21/2016 7:29:02 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 42 replies
    The Stars and Stripes - Korea ^ | October 21, 2016 | Christopher Harress
    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has emerged as a clear favorite among serving U.S. troops despite a litany of campaign-damaging scandals that have hurt his popularity among the general population. The New York real-estate developer polled at around 40 percent compared with just 20 percent for his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton and 27 percent for third-party candidate Gary Johnson, according to an October poll conducted by the Military Times and the Institute for Veterans and Military Families. While Trump has a commanding lead among military personnel, he is not as popular among officers or women, polling at 26.2 percent and...
  • Obama Calls For Public Option, Which He Once Hedged Against

    10/21/2016 6:42:29 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    ABC News ^ | October 20, 2016 | Ali Rogin
    President Barack Obama pushed today to renew focus on a so-called “public option” in the insurance marketplace -- a popular item among progressives, but one Obama publicly hedged against during negotiations leading to the passage of his signature health care law. In a speech in Miami, Obama said the public option would “give folks more options in those places where there’s just not enough insurers to compete.” But the president did not mention how during the 2009 negotiations over what’s now known as Obamacare the White House used the public option as a bargaining chip -- dropping it as a...
  • Hillary seeks to 'decapitate' Trump campaign in historic bid to take Texas for the Democrats

    10/21/2016 5:24:17 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 99 replies
    The London Telegraph ^ | October 19, 2016 | Nick Allen in Washington
    Hillary Clinton, the Democratic presidential nominee, has launched a historic bid to win the deeply Republican state of Texas in a bid to destroy Donald Trump's chances of becoming president. Mrs Clinton committed $1.5 million to begin running television advertisements in the Lone Star state, which is usually ignored by Democratic presidential nominees who have not won it for 40 years. Texas has 38 votes in the presidential electoral college, the second biggest number of any state after California. A candidate needs 270 to win. Targeting Texas amounted to a political "decapitation strategy" by taking the biggest Republican state....
  • The Two Dimensions of Trump’s Campaign

    10/21/2016 5:04:16 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 21, 2016 | Bruce Heiden
    A few nights ago on Megyn Kelly’s program Chris Stirewalt made a clever comment that epitomized the blindness of political pros in government and the media to the stakes and significance of the 2016 presidential campaign. Noting Trump’s current unfavorable standing in the pre-election polls, Stirewalt concluded that this election is starting to look more and more like 1996 (or words to that effect). What Stirewalt presumably meant was that he expects Hillary Clinton to prevail on Election Day 2016 by a margin similar to Bill Clinton’s margin of victory in 1996. She might, although I doubt it. But even...
  • Kobach calls Trump's stance on election results 'reasonable' (KS Sec'y of State)

    10/20/2016 4:52:49 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    The Daily Progress ^ | October 20, 2016 | John Hanna, Associated Press Political Writer
    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' top election official said Thursday that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump was justified in refusing to promise now that he'll accept the election results, even as the state party chief and a GOP senator on the ballot urged candidates to do so. Secretary of State Kris Kobach called criticism of Trump over his refusal during Wednesday night's presidential debate to commit to accepting the results "rather amusing." He said no candidate should concede if the race is close and there are questions about the count, citing the 2000 contest in Florida, decided by fewer than...
  • On “Accepting Election Results” (Has the media forgotten Al Gore?)

    10/20/2016 2:44:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    Powerline Blog ^ | October 19, 2016 | John Hinderaker
    I said I wouldn’t comment on tonight’s debate until tomorrow, when I host the third hour of Laura Ingraham’s radio show. But I can’t resist, having seen how the liberal press is trying to spin what, by any objective standard, was a pretty good night for Donald Trump. It’s all about Trump’s refusal to commit to “accepting the result of the election” should he lose: Horrifying! Trump “upends a basic pillar of American democracy” by saying he will wait and see what happens on election day, because of his concern about voter fraud. But wait! Who was the last candidate...
  • Outrage or Genius? Trump Refuses to Accept Results of Election in Third Debate

    10/20/2016 1:08:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 78 replies
    PJ Media ^ | October 19, 2016 | Roger L. Simon
    Donald Trump is more similar to the Founders of our country than anyone who has run for the presidency in my lifetime. What?! What?! Didn't Trump just jump an entire school of sharks in the third debate, saying he didn't know if he would accept the outcome of the election. Isn't he finished? Are you out of your bloody mind, Simon? Okay, maybe, it wouldn't be the first time... but hear me out. Put briefly: If Donald Trump believes—as many of us do—that the FBI is corrupt, the Justice Department is corrupt, the other party is hiring violent paid thugs...
  • Undercover video reveals Democratic operatives’ efforts to incite violence at Trump rallies

    10/20/2016 12:53:38 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    New Boston Post ^ | October 19, 2016 | Evan Lips
    Project Veritas, the undercover journalism group famous for producing secretly-recorded videos that have exposed organizations like ACORN and Planned Parenthood, has made its presence known once again with the release of footage showing a Democratic operative explaining how the party has been behind efforts to foment violence at the rallies of Republican Donald Trump. The video of Scott Foval, national field director for the nonprofit Americans United for Change, explaining how Democratic operatives work to provoke and incite attendees at Trump rallies has already cost him his position. “I mean, honestly, it’s not hard to get some of these a–holes...
  • Hutchinson: Trump can still win despite poll numbers that aren't favorable

    10/20/2016 11:26:54 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | October 20, 2016 | Emma Pettit
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  • Rasmussen delivers post-debate poll triumph for Trump

    10/20/2016 8:29:57 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | October 20, 2016 | Bob Unruh
    Whatever impact the third and final presidential debate of the 2016 election season may have still is to come, but the day after the event, Rasmussen had GOP candidate Donald Trump up by three points in its polling. “The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online White House Watch survey finds Trump with 43 percent support among Likely U.S. Voters to Clinton’s 40 percent,” the report said on Thursday. “Six percent still prefer Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson, and three percent favor Green Party nominee Jill Stein. Another three percent like some other candidate, and six percent are undecided.” The same...
  • Donald Trump Holding Rally In Newtown Friday (Pennsylvania)

    10/19/2016 9:59:43 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet
    Patch ^ | October 20, 2016 | Kara Seymour
    Donald Trump, the Republican candidate for president, will be holding a rally at the Newtown Athletic Club Friday. The event was announced on the campaign's website. The rally will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Newtown Athletic Club Sports Training Center. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. The NAC Sports Training Center is located at 120 Pheasant Run, Newtown. NAC owner Jim Worthington has been a vocal supporter of Trump and was elected as a delegate for the Republican National Convention in July. The rally in Newtown is one of two events scheduled in Pennsylvania Friday. The Republican candidate will be...
  • Donald Trump Calls Hillary Clinton a 'Nasty Woman' During Debate

    10/19/2016 8:39:56 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 56 replies
    ABC News ^ | October 19, 2016 | Julia Jacobo
    Donald Trump called Hillary Clinton a "nasty woman" during the last presidential debate. The two presidential candidates were discussing their plans for when programs like social security and Medicare run out, with Clinton emphasizing, "We need to put more more money into the social security trust fund." "That's part of my commitment to raise taxes on the wealthy," Clinton said. "My social security payroll contribution will go up, as will Donald's, assuming he can't figure out how to get out of it." "Such a nasty woman," Trump uttered, interrupting Clinton as she repeated that it's necessary to "replenish the social...
  • Notes from debate: Woman goes nuts with peanut-butter smear

    10/19/2016 6:40:35 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | October 19, 2016
    A Wisconsin woman is giving a whole new meaning to “political smear campaign.” Christina Ferguson, 32, a Hillary Clinton supporter, was arrested Monday night and charged with disorderly conduct after allegedly smearing peanut butter on approximately 30 vehicles parked outside what she thought was a Donald Trump rally. After bursting in – a “family-size jar of low-sodium, creamy natural Jif” in hand – Ferguson began yelling that she hated Donald Trump. When she was booted from the building, the passionate partisan proceeded to spread peanut butter on vehicles in the parking lot. But those cars had nothing to do with...
  • Clinton vs. Trump Poll: Who’s winning the presidential debate tonight so far?

    10/19/2016 6:16:00 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 188 replies
    The Oxford Eagle ^ | October 19, 2016 | Staff and The Associated Press
    Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are preparing to face off on the debate stage for the final time in the final presidential debate of 2016. During the debate take our poll here and tell us who is winning the debate tonight so far. After the debate our poll will continue to collect final Clinton vs. Trump final debate 2016 results. We will also have final presidential debate live updates here throughout so bookmark this page and stick around for debate results. Who is winning the presidential debate tonight? Hillary Clinton Donald Trump
  • The perils of polling in a Brexit and Donald Trump world

    10/19/2016 6:04:52 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    Tech Crunch ^ | October 19, 2016 | Michael Li and Raymond Perkins
    Over the last decade we’ve witnessed big data tackle issues such as crime, health care, climate change, and even how to select a movie. So, with the availability of ever-growing collections of political data, more sophisticated statistical analysis techniques, and the ubiquitous presence of social media, it is tempting to think that big data should be able to give us a completely accurate prediction of major votes likes Brexit or the American presidential election. After all, statistical error decreases with sample size, so with unbounded data at our fingertips, it’s easy to imagine that measurement error will also vanish. Indeed,...
  • Trump sign, U.S. flag set on fire on family’s lawn: ‘We could have died’ (Virginia)

    10/19/2016 1:44:39 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 18, 2016 | Jessica Chasmar
    Police in Fredericksburg, Virginia, are searching for the person responsible for setting fire to a pro-Donald Trump display that sat just a few feet from a row of townhouses. Police said an officer patrolling the Riverside Manor neighborhood noticed the display on fire about 2 a.m. Monday, a local ABC News affiliate reported. The fire reportedly destroyed a large Donald Trump sign, a Rep. Rob Wittman sign, an American flag and a bale of hay that the flags were attached to. The owners of the display were grateful the officer saw the fire when he did. “If it wasn’t for...
  • White evangelicals stand with Donald Trump, surveys say

    10/19/2016 1:30:42 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    The Tennessean | October 19, 2016 | Holly Meyer
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  • SUNY professor says Trump win at least 87 percent certain; other polls 'bunk'

    10/19/2016 1:15:51 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies
    The Post-Standard ^ | October 19, 2016 | Kevin Tampone
    Stony Brook, N.Y. — A SUNY professor continues to project Donald Trump as the likely winner of this year's election and he's critiquing polls that predict the opposite in a new opinion piece. Helmut Norpoth has been predicting a Trump victory since early this year. His model currently projects a win for the Republican with a certainty of 87 to 99 percent. Norpoth is a professor at Stony Brook University on Long Island. That flies in the face of just about every other major election forecast out there, which mostly give an edge to Democrat Hillary Clinton, notes the Daily...
  • Trump ‘really, really thinks he’s going to win’

    10/19/2016 12:42:03 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 44 replies
    The Hill's Briefing Room Blog ^ | October 19, 2016 | Mallory Shelbourne
    Donald Trump thinks he’s going to win the White House, despite polls that show him badly trailing Hillary Clinton, his campaign CEO said in an interview published Wednesday. "Right now he really, really thinks he's going to win,” Trump campaign CEO Steve Bannon said in an interview with CNN. Bannon, the former executive chairman of Breitbart News, said media outlets are failing to see “the amount of anger that's out there.” National and battleground state polls show Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, is faltering. Clinton, the Democratic nominee, is leading Trump by 6.6 points in the RealClearPolitics average of polls....
  • Peter Thiel ‘not a gay man’ for supporting Donald Trump: LGBT magazine

    10/19/2016 12:02:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 52 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 19, 2016 | Bradford Richardson
    Peter Thiel may be attracted to men, but a prominent LGBT magazine says he’s “not a gay man” because he supports Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. In a rambling article for The Advocate, Connecticut College history professor Jim Downs posits that there is more to being gay “than just having sex with someone of the same gender.” Mr. Downs argues the Silicon Valley billionaire reaffirmed his personal “sexual choices” by supporting Mr. Trump, but separated himself from the broader “gay identity” rooted in class struggle against oppression. “By the logic of gay liberation, Thiel is an example of a man...
  • Guess Who Paid to Injure Cops

    10/19/2016 11:00:09 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    Second City Cop ^ | October 18, 2016
    Yes, the democrats. Specifically the husband of communist plant and Alinsky-ite representative Jan Schakowsky: •Democrats have used trained provocateurs to instigate violence at Republican events nationwide throughout the 2016 election cycle, including at several Donald Trump rallies, using a tactic called “bird-dogging,” according to a new video investigation released Monday by James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas. The goal of “bird-dogging”: to create a sense of “anarchy” around Donald Trump that would undermine his political support. Often, the tactic uses the most vulnerable people — including the elderly and disabled — to maximize shock value. O’Keefe’s extensive video investigation reveals that the...
  • Why I Fear America Could Enslave Black People Again

    10/19/2016 9:12:55 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 103 replies
    Time Magazine ^ | October 18, 2016 | Tavis Smiley
    Donald Trump’s ‘Make America great again’ slogan and this Republican Congress's actions raise unanswered questions Recently I appeared at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Penn., for a talk entitled “Making America As Good As Its Promise.” So you don’t confuse the theme of my talk with the slogan of a particular presidential campaign, let me delineate the difference. When I hear Donald Trump suggest that he wants to “make America great again,” it always triggers the same three questions in my head. One: How is Trump defining “greatness”? I’m not sure he and I share an understanding of what makes a...
  • U.K. Bookmakers See Surge of Bets on a Donald Trump Victory—Just Like Brexit

    10/19/2016 8:58:40 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    Time Magazine ^ | October 19, 2016 | Suyin Haynes
    65% of all bets on the market have backed Trump to win the U.S. presidential election Donald Trump’s odds to win the U.S. presidential election may not match that of bookmaker’s favorite Hillary Clinton, but a late surge of bets have been placed on the Republican candidate ahead of the final presidential debate on Wednesday. British-based bookmakers William Hill have launched their list of bets for the final debate, with Clinton placed at 1-3 to win the final televised showdown and Trump at 9-4. Overall, Clinton remains the hot favorite to win the presidency, whereas Trump now has a 20%...