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  • Top Psychiatrist Says Hillary Clinton Should Drop Out Of Monday’s Presidential Debate

    09/24/2016 3:08:31 PM PDT · by kevcol · 71 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | September 24, 2016 | Hannah Bleau
    “How do I think she should prepare? I think she should say I’m going to hold three press conferences, I’m not doing the debates. Because it’s like the third rail,” Ablow said. “I don’t know that debating Donald Trump is something you can plan for great success with. It’s like getting in the ring with Muhammad Ali. Because you got the rodeo clown and the skilled boxer in one person. In a way if I would have been advising Hillary Clinton I would say listen, say that he’s a reality TV host that’s been beyond the pale and simply don’t...
  • Cruz says he and his family have forgiven Donald Trump, says decision to endorse took months of...

    09/24/2016 8:58:21 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 64 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Sep. 24, 2016 | Chris Enloe
    For Sen. Ted Cruz (Texas), the decision to endorse Republican nominee Donald Trump wasn’t an easy one. Although for the former Republican presidential nominee’s supporters the decision seemed to be sudden and rash, Cruz told KTRK-TV Friday that the decision to support Trump didn’t come as a result of a political deal, but rather it came after several months of thought and prayer. “There were no deals,” Cruz told the news station. “We had been engaged in conversations. You know it’s been a decision as I said I’ve been thinking about and praying about for weeks and months, discussing it...
  • Obama used a pseudonym in emails with Clinton, FBI documents reveal

    09/23/2016 5:16:01 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 122 replies
    Pollutico ^ | 09/23/2016 | JOSH GERSTEIN and NOLAN D. MCCASKILL
    President Barack Obama used a pseudonym in email communications with Hillary Clinton and others, according to FBI records made public Friday. The disclosure came as the FBI released its second batch of documents from its investigation into Clinton’s private email server during her tenure as secretary of state. The 189 pages the bureau released includes interviews with some of Clinton’s closest aides, such as Huma Abedin and Cheryl Mills; senior State Department officials; and even Marcel Lazar, better known as the Romanian hacker “Guccifer.” In an April 5, 2016 interview with the FBI, Abedin was shown an email exchange between...
  • 9 times Ted Cruz insulted Donald Trump before endorsing him (Pollutico Alert!)

    09/23/2016 3:37:24 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 7 replies
    Pollutico ^ | 09/23/2016 | MADELINE CONWAY
    Two months after he was booed off the stage at the Republican National Convention for snubbing his party’s presidential nominee, Sen. Ted Cruz endorsed Donald Trump on Friday. That declaration to vote for him, though, comes after the Texas senator openly disparaged his primary opponent repeatedly — in part responding to Trump’s attacks on his wife and father. 1. Early on, Cruz speculated that Trump’s tax returns could show a mob connection In February, Cruz offered his take on why Trump hadn’t released his tax returns in an interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” suggesting that they might show “Donald's...
  • Twitter Suspends Conservative Prof. Over Tweet About Protestors

    09/22/2016 7:03:08 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 13 replies
    MRC TV ^ | September 22, 2016 | Ashley Rae Goldenberg
    Twitter temporarily suspended a prolific academic over his tweet regarding protesters in Charlotte, N.C. blocking access to highways. Wednesday night, protesters were reportedly blocking the interstate in response to the death of Keith Lamont Scott, a black man who was shot and killed by a black police officer on Tuesday. In response to the protest, Glenn Reynolds, a University of Tennessee law professor known for his blog, Instapundit, tweeted motorists should “run them down”:
  • Worsening highway traffic slows down paid express lanes

    09/21/2016 11:51:07 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 7 replies
    The Rundown (PBS Blog) ^ | September 12, 2016 | Rebecca Beitsch, Stateline
    Highway express lanes provide a faster trip for carpoolers, people who drive low-emission cars, and solo travelers who are willing to pay more.ThatÂ’s the idea, anyway.But as Americans drive more miles than ever before, express lanes are facing a challenge: they are too popular. So many drivers of all kinds are using the lanes that it is increasingly difficult for transportation officials to keep them speedy.For solo drivers, the tolls in express lanes typically vary based on demand. In some places, drivers pay more during peak travel times, and in others prices go up as more cars enter the lane....
  • TYT‘s Cenk Uygur Warns Dems: ‘Get Your Head Out of the Sand. She’s Losing.’

    09/21/2016 5:23:32 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies
    Mediaite ^ | September 21, 2016 | Sam Reisman
    The Young Turks‘ Cenk Uygur issued a rebuke to Democrats who were assured that Hillary Clinton was a sure bet to beat Trump. Uygur was responding to footage of a Florida crowd breaking out in laughter when Democratic congressional candidate Charlie Crist said at a debate that Clinton was “honest.” Crist is a former Republican and also former Florida governor. (VIDEO-AT-LINK) “They LOL’d literally. That’s a LOL,” Uygur said. He continued, “Democratic party establishment, you knuckleheads. What have you done? What have you done? You thought that she was the better candidate.” He noted that Florida, the home of the...
  • Baltimore councilman introduces replica gun ban

    09/21/2016 12:45:23 PM PDT · by PROCON · 25 replies
    guns.com ^ | Sep. 20, 2016 | Christen Smith
    A Baltimore City Council member introduced a replica gun ban Monday criminalizing the possession of any toy or imitation weapon “that can reasonably be perceived to be a real firearm.” Councilman James Kraft told The Baltimore Sun he sponsored the legislation “to protect the city’s youth.” In April, city police officers shot 14-year-old Dedric Colvin in the shoulder and leg on a street in East Baltimore. Colvin was carrying a BB gun officers said resembled a semiautomatic pistol. Similar incidents have unfolded across the country. Last week police officers in Columbus, Ohio, shot and killed 13-year-old Tyree King after...
  • Hating Donald Trump isn’t enough – we need to talk about why Hillary Clinton rules (Not satire)

    09/20/2016 10:28:25 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    The Manchester Guardian ^ | September 20, 2016 | Lindy West
    If we care about our future as a non-blown-up planet, it’s time to stop treating the Democratic candidate as if she’s barely better than a literal white supremacist If there’s one thing Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign has taught us it’s to view every depraved moral nadir as a challenge, not a destination. You think this is bad? Wait for the tangy mouth garbage he’s got stewing for tomorrow. Then forget about it instantly – everyone else will! I heard state department employees sometimes email each other!!! Just this week we’ve seen Trump metabolise the Chelsea bombing into an incoherent...
  • Go ahead, say ‘Trump’

    09/20/2016 9:14:05 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    The North Providence Valley Breeze ^ | September 20, 2016 | Tom Ward, Publisher
    Last week, I met a friend who’s active in business. He told me, “You know, a lot of my acquaintances are still not sure of who they’ll be voting for in the presidential election. They tell me ‘I might make up my mind as I get into the voting booth.’” “They’re voting for Donald Trump,” I told him. “They just don’t want to tell you.” Maybe they are embarrassed, or just not inclined to share with others that they’re angry and want change. Maybe it’s buyer’s remorse on Obama’s “fundamental transformation” of America that insults police. They know that their...
  • The Daily Beast Alt-Right Pepe Article Debunked, No Corrections Made

    09/20/2016 6:20:26 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    One Angry Gamer ^ | September 17, 2016 | Billy D.
    After Hillary Clinton called out the Alt-Right and established that the fringe political sect was inexplicably linked to a decade old meme called “Pepe”, the Daily Beast’s Olivia Nuzzi did an article with two individuals who claimed to have helped establish Pepe the Frog as a white supremacist representing Donald Trump and the Alt-Right. The only thing is… everything the duo told Nuzzi turned out to be a lie. Nuzzi printed the article back on May 26th, 2016 on The Daily Beast. Jared T. Swift and Paul Town, two anonymous individuals who claimed to be white nationalists, fed Nuzzi a...
  • Debate etiquette: Should Trump call his opponent 'Crooked Hillary' on stage?

    09/20/2016 5:39:23 AM PDT · by kevcol · 96 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | September 19, 2016 | Jennifer Harper
    The survey itself was created by campaign manager Kellyanne Conway, a veteran pollster herself. It asks for practical input on 14 policy items, from illegal immigration to the $19 trillion federal debt. But it also seeks advice on a broader scope. Should Mr. Trump defend his agenda, attack Mrs. Clinton’s ideas or present an equal balance between the two? Here’s a few more questions from the poll, verbatim: "Do you think Trump should refer to Hillary as 'Crooked Hillary' on stage? "Should Trump call out Hillary's reluctance to say 'radical Islamic terrorism' and her underlying fear of being politically incorrect?...
  • Donna Brazile and Frank Luntz take sides on the debates, birtherism and more in interviews with KTNV

    09/19/2016 6:32:23 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    KTNV-TV ^ | September 19, 2016 | Jon Ralston
    Republican pollster Frank Luntz thinks birtherism is just "noise" and will have no impact on the presidential election. Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Donna Brazile thinks he's wrong and that it will activate voters -- and not just African-Americans. Luntz and Brazile made their comments in separate interviews Monday with 13 Action News. Luntz is in Las Vegas to speak to a convention and to meet with various gaming clients. He does work for the Sands, Wynn Resorts and MGM Resorts. Brazile is here because Nevada is a battleground state and she is meeting with labor officials and activists. Luntz talked...
  • MOTHER JONES: Donald Trump's Takeover of the Republican Party Is Complete (Mother Jones plays the ra

    09/19/2016 4:59:06 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 17 replies
    MOTHER JONES ^ | 09/19/2016 | PEMA LEVY
    Eric Thayer/Reuters via ZUMA Press On Sunday, the Republican Party establishment officially endorsed Donald Trump's false narrative about the birther conspiracy. For five years, Trump has pushed the discredited theory that President Barack Obama was not born in the United States. Even after the White House released Obama's birth certificate in 2011, Trump continued to fan the flames of this conspiracy. He refused to admit that he was wrong until last Friday, when his role in the birther movement became an issue in the presidential election. Then, rather than admit he was wrong, Trump falsely blamed Hillary Clinton for starting...
  • Hillary Clinton supporters are already making excuses for her election defeat

    09/19/2016 1:54:16 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 53 replies
    Blasting News ^ | September 19, 2016 | Mark Whittington
    It seems that Americans have 'always seen ambitious women as unhealthy' #Election 2016 is just around a month and a half away but some Hillary Clinton supporters are already starting to make excuses for her increasingly likely defeat. Toward that goal, Rebecca Onion wrote a recent piece in Slate entitled “America Has Always Seen Ambitious Women as Unhealthy.” The theory is that Americans are rejecting Clinton because they think her relentless drive for the Oval Office is making her sick. The problem is that the author has had to reach back to the Edwardian age to find examples of ambitious...
  • Clinton scolds Trump for grandstanding on terror fears (Pollutico Alert!)

    09/19/2016 12:34:06 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 16 replies
    Pollutico ^ | 09/19/2016 | NOLAN D. MCCASKILL
    Donald Trump says the latest domestic terror attacks prove the need to remove the stigma around profiling. Hillary Clinton says Trump’s “demagogic” popping off borders on treason and shows why he’s unfit to be commander in chief. The dueling arguments, played out on Twitter and cable news, sharply politicized the latest outbreak of domestic terror — a series of planted bombs throughout New York and New Jersey, as well as a stabbing spree at a Minnesota mall. “We don’t wanna do any profiling,” Trump bemoaned during a phone interview with “Fox and Friends” on Monday morning, before going on to...
  • Can I Manipulate Port Assignments on a Windows Machine? (Vanity)

    09/19/2016 7:33:01 AM PDT · by lafroste · 37 replies
    me ^ | 9/19/2016 | lafroste
    I am trying to load an AAMPS stack on my Windows 7 machine. However, no matter what port I set the config file of the Apache server, it comes back with an error message saying that port is already being used by another app (without specifying said app). I'm getting to the point of believing that some rogue program has glommed on to EVERY port.I cannot find any listing of Port assignments or any way to affect those assignments. Typically, Apache listens to port 80.Can anyone advise on how to solve this problem? Thanks!
  • Minneapolis Star Tribune Blames 'Anti-Muslim Tensions' for St. Cloud Mass Stabbing (truncated)

    09/19/2016 7:04:38 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 55 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 9-18-2016 | Patrick Poole
    Full Title: Minneapolis Star Tribune Blames 'Anti-Muslim Tensions' for St. Cloud Mass Stabbing by 'Soldier of the Islamic State' Just hours after a young Somali immigrant stabbed nine people at a shopping mall in St. Cloud, a mid-sized town in central Minnesota, the far-Left Minneapolis Star Tribune published an article hinting that the suspect may have been inspired by "anti-Muslim tensions." The article was later scrubbed and replaced with a new article that directly raised the question of whether the attack by Dahir Adan was motivated by previous anti-Muslim incidents in the city. ..... (snip) But at 2:42 p.m. today,...
  • I got polled!!!

    09/19/2016 6:29:20 AM PDT · by spacewarp · 53 replies
    Self | 9/19/2016 | Paul Rivers
    Last night, I got called and polled for the coming election. Was asked if I was voting for Trump, Clinton or Johnson. No questions about Stein. Answered Trump. Was asked in NC, if I was voting for Burr or his opponent. Answered Burr. Was asked if I'd seen any ads in the last two weeks in favor of Trump. I answered yes. I said that I'd seen several. Was asked if I'd seen any ads in the last two weeks attacking Clinton. I answered yes. Told them I saw an NRA ad and it was quite effective. Was asked if...
  • Why You Can Expect To See More Violence In Schools This Year

    09/18/2016 10:37:50 AM PDT · by PROCON · 20 replies
    thefederalist.com ^ | Sep. 15, 2016 | Joy Pullmann
    Two years ago I chased down a single dad whose son attended schools in the same district as the infamous Missourian Michael Brown. Sixty-six-year-old Paul Davis, a cab driver and son of Mississippi sharecroppers, decided to pay $1,500 in rent atop his mortgage just to get his son Robert out of some of the nation’s most violent schools by establishing residency in a better school district. Davis told me about the time in fifth grade other black boys had held Robert down until he peed on himself; the time bullies stole his book bag; the many times they attacked Robert—in...
  • Norman Podhoretz, neoconservative thinker, endorses Donald Trump

    09/17/2016 11:08:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    Jewish News ^ | September 9, 2016 | JTA
    Norman Podhoretz, a founder of the neoconservative movement, said that he backs Donald Trump for president. With his endorsement in an interview this week in the Times of Israel, the former editor of Commentary magazine parts ways with the many neoconservatives who say they cannot support the Republican nominee because of his foreign policy views. Podhoretz, 86, said that any concerns he had about Trump are outweighed by his trepidation at a Hillary Clinton presidency. He cites especially her role, as secretary of state in President Barack Obama’s first term, in shaping last year’s deal in which Iran rolled back...
  • Where Americans Should Emigrate To If Donald Trump Becomes President

    09/17/2016 4:32:57 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 71 replies
    London Telegraph ^ | September 16, 2016 | Sally Peck
    Where Americans should emigrate to if Donald Trump becomes president The Donald is waving you off - but where is a liberal American to move? Sally Peck, travel writer 16 SEPTEMBER 2016 • 9:36AM In a world where George W is being parachuted in as a saviour to those turned off by The Donald, many US citizens are probably thinking: next stop, Canada. But if you need to put an ocean between yourself and Mr Trump – and don’t want to have a maple leaf appliqued onto everything you own – why not try these tempting alternatives to America’s Democratic...
  • Castellanos: "I Wonder If This Race Is Not Already Over, Maybe Trump Has Won This Thing"

    09/17/2016 4:17:50 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 47 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | September 15, 2016 | Tim Haines
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)Alex Castellanos, who runs the pro-Trump Super PAC 'Rebuilding America Now,' wonders if Trump knows that he is going to win, in an appearance on Bloomberg's 'With All Due Respect' on Wednesday. ALEX CASTELLANOS: When you look at the real numbers in these [swing] states, we've seen Trump up in North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, tight, we have numbers that say that. So yeah. I wonder if this race is not already over and maybe Trump has won this thing....
  • Is Gun Confiscation Coming to Hawaii?

    09/17/2016 3:10:25 PM PDT · by PROCON · 41 replies
    bearingarms.com ^ | Sep. 16, 2016 | Matt Vespa
    States are seen as the laboratories for democracy. They can be places to cite great public policy successes and highlight the many horrible failures. As more Democratic states adopt more anti-gun policies, there are fears that the groundwork for confiscation is being set. Of all places, you would think that California, or New York, would be the place that Second Amendment rights advocates fear would be the test area for such policies. Nope. It’s actually Hawaii. The Aloha State is the first in the country that requires its gun-owning residents to enter a federal database (via NRA Hunters): Hawaii’s...
  • If Trumps Wins, The Clinton’s (sic) Go To Jail!

    09/17/2016 2:55:39 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 28 replies
    YouTube.com ^ | 09/16/2016 | ProjectClarity
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U97Hg7cQDqA
  • People Are Justifiably Infuriated With How Jimmy Fallon Handled Trump

    09/17/2016 12:17:37 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 72 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | September 16, 2016 | Maxwell Strachan, senior editor
    “The Tonight Show” host humanized a dangerous man on Thursday night. Jimmy Fallon had Donald Trump on “The Tonight Show” Thursday night, and all some people could talk about afterward was a head rub. Toward the end of the interview, Fallon asked the Republican presidential nominee if he could mess up his famous head of hair on live TV, leading to raucous applause and the sort of bite-sized video that both the creators and consumers of internet media eat up. Before the rub, Fallon did sneak in a few subtle quips, like asking Trump if he knew what a coin...
  • Clinton “Largest unprosecuted charity fraud ever attempted" Cumulative May Exceed $100 BILLION

    09/16/2016 6:11:01 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 34 replies
    Charles Ortel ^ | Charles Ortel
    Charles Ortel bio, B.A. from Yale, MBA from Harvard Business School. He previously worked as a Managing Director at investment bank Dillon Read and later as a Managing Director at the financial research firm, Newport Value Partners. In a 9-page letter dated yesterday and posted to his blog, Ortel calls the Clintons’ charity the “largest unprosecuted charity fraud ever attempted,” adding for good measure that the Clinton Foundation is part of an “international charity fraud network whose entire cumulative scale (counting inflows and outflows) approaches and may even exceed $100 billion, measured from 1997 forward.” Ortel lists 40 potential areas...
  • [VANITY] Why all of sudden Obama's birth is in the news again?

    09/16/2016 6:08:21 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 79 replies
    EEE | 16 FRIDAY 2016 | EEE
    Please advise. How all of a sudden this became a big issue again? I mean, this issue literally came out of nowhere. In fact, I didn't hear anything about it until Trump's press conference today. Was it another Clinton distraction, that ended up failing miserably?
  • GOP a no-show while refugees pour in

    09/16/2016 12:55:25 PM PDT · by PROCON · 10 replies
    onenewsnow.com ^ | Sep. 16, 2016 | Chad Groening
    A pro-immigration enforcement group is calling on Congress to block President Barack Obama's latest effort to bring more Islamic refugees into the United States. Ira Mehlman of the Federation for American Immigration Reform, or FAIR, says Obama's own security people have admitted there is no way to vet the refugees for affiliation to radical Islamic groups such as ISIS. Yet the administration has announced it's raising the number of refugees that will be permitted into the U.S. to 110,000 during the coming fiscal year, which begins October 1. That's a 30-percent increase from the 85,000 permitted during the current year.
  • Al Gore May Bring Raw Animal Magnetism To Hillary’s Campaign

    09/16/2016 9:36:19 AM PDT · by PROCON · 94 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | Sep. 16, 2016 | Jim Treacher
    For a while there, the polls were all wrong because they said Donald Trump was losing. But now the polls are saying that Trump and Clinton are fleshy, wrinkled neck and fleshy, wrinkled neck. Now we can all start trusting the polls again. Whew! I don’t want to say Hillary is panicking, because who knows if she’s even conscious right now. But it sounds like her campaign is trying to regain the lead by bringing in some star power. Somebody the American people cherish. Somebody like President of the Environment Al Gore.
  • Donald Trump calls his political rallies ‘a form of exercise’

    09/15/2016 5:29:43 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    The Irish Times ^ | September 15, 2016 | Simon Carswell
    Republican candidate Donald Trump has said he stays healthy on the presidential campaign trail with his animated performances at rallies describing them as “a form of exercise.” The New York businessman told celebrity doctor Mehmet Oz on his television programme, The Dr Oz Show, that his physical motions during rallies in hot rooms kept him in good health. “It is a lot of work, you know,’ he said. “When I speak in front of 15,000 people and I’m up there using a lot of motion, I guess in its own way it’s a pretty healthy act. “And I really enjoy...
  • Jimmy Carter: The U.S. is seeing a "resurgence of racism"

    09/15/2016 1:49:45 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 78 replies
    CBS News ^ | September 15, 2016 | The Associated Press
    Jimmy Carter says the United States is experiencing a “resurgence of racism” and he’s calling on Baptist faith leaders to foster change in their churches and communities. The former U.S. president spoke Thursday at a summit hosted by the New Baptist Covenant, which he convened in 2007 to unite Baptists of different races, ethnicities and theologies. Carter’s keynote address came during a three-day meeting in Atlanta aimed at creating partnerships between black and white churches to work together on pressing issues in their community...
  • Australia offers gun amnesty after increase in shootings

    09/15/2016 1:48:29 PM PDT · by PROCON · 19 replies
    guns.com ^ | Sep. 14, 2016 | Chris Eger
    <p>With shootings a weekly occurrence in Melbourne and crime up, Justice Minister Michael Keenan announced plans to allow those with illegal guns to turn them in without compensation.</p> <p>The island continent with a population of around 24 million held a nationwide gun buyback in 1996 following a mass killing known as the Port Arthur massacre, where a gunman murdered 35 people and injured 24. The measure led to severe restrictions on firearms including an outright ban on most semi-automatic and pump-action rifles and shotguns. During the enactment of the law, the government bought back nearly 700,000 guns at a cost of $500 million, but whether or not it had a positive affect is still up for debate.</p>
  • 5 reasons Trump might fall in autumn (Pollutico whistling past the graveyard)

    09/15/2016 12:31:19 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 19 replies
    Pollutico ^ | 2016-09-15 | Glen Thrush
    The GOP nominee’s surge is real, but perishable. The GOP nominee prefers his KFC by the bucket, devours the fries before the Big Mac, and only eats greens out of taco bowls perched atop white linen napkins – but make no mistake, these are Donald Trump’s salad days. Counted down in the dark days after his gloomy Cleveland convention, with polls showing him behind by double digits, Trump has mounted what, to the unschooled political observer, appears to be a remarkable political comeback. He’s pulled even with Clinton among likely voters in the latest New York Times/CBS national poll –...
  • Trump slips back into old ways (Pollutico Alert!)

    09/15/2016 8:08:14 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 22 replies
    Pollutico ^ | 2016-09-15 | Nick Gass
    The Republican nominee’s attack on an African-American pastor shows his discipline is not rock solid. Donald Trump’s newfound commitment to message discipline and restraint showed some cracks on Thursday, with the Republican nominee attacking an African-American pastor who cut off his political speech in a Flint, Michigan, church. "Well, I was in Flint yesterday and it was a very interesting experience and got unbelievably good treatment from people, I must say, and even in that audience, the treatment was great. But something was up because I noticed she was so nervous when she introduced me," Trump said in a telephone...
  • Is Colin Powell being advanced as Hillary's replacement?

    09/15/2016 4:08:58 AM PDT · by Fhios · 55 replies
    9/15/2016 | Total Vanity
    Recent news cycles seem to have been a bit positive for Colin Powell. They at least brought him to the forefront of public consciousness. He could be a Hillary replacement and probably the best replacement. Joe Biden -- no Elizabeth Waren -- probably not Kaine promoted -- possibility Bernie Sanders -- Remote possibility Either way, if Hillary has to drop it means civil war within the Democratic party. It's going to take a light touch to consolidate that and Colin Powell might have it and can neutralize much Trumps platform.
  • Eleanor Clift: Hillary Clinton Isn’t Sick. You Are.

    09/14/2016 6:13:23 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 139 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | September 12, 2016 | Eleanor Clift
    When Hillary Clinton began mapping out her presidential campaign, she knew that clearing the hurdle to become the first woman commander in chief would be paramount. What she didn’t know or fully understand 18 months ago was how her age would work against her in subtle and cruel ways, and how ageism and sexism can combine in a double whammy undermining her candidacy. Unfounded rumors spread by Donald Trump and his allies about Clinton’s allegedly poor health and lack of stamina found their mark Sunday in a video gone viral that shows Clinton stumbling as aides help her into a...
  • How to tell if your co-worker is a psychopath

    09/14/2016 9:54:33 AM PDT · by PROCON · 39 replies
    news.com.au ^ | Sep. 13, 2016 | Emma Reynolds
    We’ve all had that co-worker at some point: superficially charming, supremely self-confident, but they’ll walk over anyone to get ahead and not feel a second’s remorse. Perhaps, after you were burned yet again, you half-joked that they must have a personality disorder. Today, experts believe it’s very possible that your colleague is a psychopath. Groundbreaking research presented at the Australian Psychology Society Congress in Melbourne this week reveals that one in five corporate workers may have the disorder — as many as in the prison population.
  • Columnist Says He Won't Date Feminists, Feminists Instantly Validate Him

    09/13/2016 9:14:33 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 31 replies
    PJ Media ^ | September 12, 2016 | Tom Knighton
    Columnist David Hon might not be an underwear model, but he knows what he wants in a relationship -- and what he doesn't: irrational hatred of his DNA.Last week, Hon penned a column titled "Why I'll Never Date A Feminist." In response, feminists ... well, they proved his opinion to be a wise one.Wrote Hon: If you look for a reason to hate men, chances are you’re going to find it. The truth is, I don’t blame women, (especially in my generation) for hating men. They’ve been told there’s a wage gap (I disagree). That there’s a culture of rape...
  • Clinton Campaign Claims Cartoon Frog is a Symbol of ‘White Supremacy’

    09/13/2016 7:18:25 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 51 replies
    MRC TV ^ | September 13, 2016 | Ashley Rae Goldenberg
    Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign issued a explainer condemning a cartoon frog meme for allegedly being a symbol of white supremacy. The “Donald Trump, Pepe the frog, and white supremacists” explainer includes an image shared by Republican presidential Donald Trump’s son, Donald Trump Jr., referencing Clinton’s “basket of deplorables” statement:
  • The Root: We Need a New National Anthem

    09/13/2016 3:31:42 PM PDT · by PROCON · 73 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | Sep. 13, 2016 | Callista Ring
    The self-righteous hindsight of the left exposes itself again as progressive writer Lawrence Ware suggests, “Put simply, we need a new national anthem…” In an article published by The Root on September 12, Ware urged for the rewriting of the national anthem due to the “vicious legacy of who wrote this song and what it represents.” He referenced a Counterpunch article which argues that Francis Scott Key, the author of the national anthem, was a pro-slavery, black abusing, religious nut. To ask black people to stand for the national anthem, Counterpunch argued, is comparable to asking a Jewish person to...
  • (Old Hillary Clinton Secret Service guy) - Here's Why Her 'Fainting' Video Really Scares Me"

    09/13/2016 11:13:30 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 53 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 9-13-2016 | Submitted by Gary Byrne via Independent Journal Review
    Original title of the article - "I Protected Hillary Clinton In The Secret Service - Here's Why Her 'Fainting' Video Really Scares Me" I protected First Lady Hillary Clinton, President Bill Clinton, and their family while I served in the Secret Service Uniform Division as an officer from 1991-2003. By now, you have most likely seen the startling video of Hillary Clinton ‘fainting.’ Through the lens of my 29-year-career in The Service, I can see what a naked-eyed media pundit cannot: There is something seriously wrong with Mrs. Clinton.Pneumonia or overheating are highly suspect excuses and I’ll explain why.(snip) Here’s...
  • New FCC Cable TV App Mandate: 'Fixing' a Problem Caused by the Fixer

    09/12/2016 8:49:27 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 4 replies
    MRC TV ^ | September 11, 2016 | P. Gardner Goldsmith
    In Medieval times, Kings and Queens interested in maintaining control over small, outlying geographical areas arranged a complex system of fiefdoms, vesting feudal lords with their imprimatur to tell the local serfs and vassals what to do, and granting them the “power” to extract taxes – a portion of which would be given to the royals. Despite Constitutional strictures created to insure the contrary, the United States federal government has followed pretty much the same template, albeit on a bureaucratic, rather than monarchical, level. Case in point, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), which is showing once more that it is...
  • Finally, A Little Honesty About Islam In Mainstream Media

    09/12/2016 8:07:48 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 17 replies
    Advice Goddess Blog ^ | September 12, 2016 | Amy Alkon
    A little, that is. Shadi Hamid writes in the LA Times about why Islam isn't like other faiths -- as I've long been explaining here. He explains the reason the Quran is different from the Bible in very articulate terms: Contrary to what many think, there is no Christian equivalent to Koranic "inerrancy," even among far-right evangelicals. Muslims believe the Koran is not only God's word, but God's actual speech -- in other words, every single letter and word in the Koran comes directly from God. This seemingly semantic difference has profound implications. If the Koran is God's speech, and...
  • Presenting the Stupidest liberal Hate Mail EVER!!

    09/12/2016 6:51:21 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 7 replies
    CLICK HERE TO SEE THE AWESOME YT VIDEO ABOUT THE STUPIDEST HATE MAIL EVER! So as you may remember we got quite a bit of hateful mail and comments last month by All the liberal idiots who hate Donald Trump and hate America. These were from either email or Youtube. The vast majority of my commenters and email is positive. After all if liberals are so pissed off I must be doing a good job! Its when you hit your target when you take flak. Not surprisingly I got this ditty from killtrumpnow@gmail.com from a liberal who says he's from...
  • [VANITY] Who is responsible for vetting Hillary's health vis-a-vis her eligibility to run for Pot

    09/12/2016 12:43:01 AM PDT · by Fhios · 30 replies
    9/12/2016 | Total Vanity
    Okay, we have this nice constitution with eligibility requirements for President of the United States. Who's job is it to enforce the health issues and actually determine elibility. We have physician's statements for Hillary (and Trump), but who actually has the fiduciary responsibility and how is it done?
  • “Overheated” Hillary Clinton Still Set For Hollywood Fundraisers This Week

    09/11/2016 12:01:37 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | September 11, 2016 | Dominic Patten
    Hillary Clinton suddenly exited the 9/11 anniversary ceremony in NYC today suffering from being “overheated,” according to her campaign, but the ex-Secretary of State is still coming out West to rake in some Hollywood dough on Tuesday. “Nothing has changed in the Secretary’s schedule,” a source very close to the Clinton campaign told Deadline Sunday. After flying into the Bay Area and hitting up Silicon Valley wallets on Monday, the Democratic Presidential candidate is set for big ticket Los Angeles fundraisers at Seth MacFarlane and Barry Diller’s homes on September 13. Ex-Disney boss Michael Eisner and wife Jane are among...
  • Strongest Trump Argument About Russia and Putin

    09/11/2016 11:46:18 AM PDT · by ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton · 5 replies
    I just watch Newt defend Trump on his Putin statements. I think the best argument is the statement that 0bama made prior to his re-election that once re-elected, tell Putin he'd have more flexibility.
  • Hillary’s media is torching its standards to cover the election

    09/11/2016 11:44:03 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    The New York Post ^ | September 11, 2016 | Michael Goodwin
    There is nothing more to learn about Hillary Clinton’s home-brew server, deleted e-mails, chronic cough or anything else that makes her look bad, according to The Washington Post. And The New York Times, stung by Clinton’s woeful performance at last week’s presidential forum, believes the debates are going to be a total disaster unless moderators get much, much tougher with Donald Trump. To judge from her tone, the Gray Lady finally has found somebody she wants to waterboard. Naturally, it’s a Republican, not a terrorist. America’s two most prominent newspapers used to compete for Pulitzer Prizes and readers, but now...
  • Hope and Despair: Being Muslim in America After 9/11

    09/11/2016 10:09:44 AM PDT · by PROCON · 37 replies
    nbcnews.com ^ | Sep. 11, 2016 | ALIYAH FRUMIN and AMANDA SAKUMA
    Fifteen years after the 9/11 attacks, Islamophobia is on the rise in America.Anti-Muslim hate crimes are approximately five times more frequent than they were before 2001, according to the FBI. The past year has been particularly brutal, especially in the aftermath of Islamic State-claimed attacks in Europe and the San Bernardino shootings last December carried out by a Muslim husband and wife. More reports of mosque vandalism and attacks against those believed to be Muslim surfaced. Anti-Muslim rhetoric has also been given an enormous boost of pseudo-credibility and prominence by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.