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  • Clinton win shrinks with new Iowa Democratic Party results

    02/07/2016 7:43:22 PM PST · by Carl Vehse · 23 replies
    CNN ^ | February 7, 2016 | Tom LoBianco
    The slim margin by which Hillary Clinton won the Iowa caucuses shrank even narrower after the Iowa Democratic Party said Sunday it found counting errors in five of the 14 precincts it double-checked.
  • Why Is Rush Limbaugh Helping the Democrats?

    02/07/2016 7:34:43 PM PST · by kathsua · 88 replies
    London Telegraph ^ | February 7th, 2016 | reasonmclucus
    Rush Limbaugh doesn’t understand that he is the best friend the Democrats have. He is helping them get the devotion of the Main Stream Media.
  • Democrat Party Bosses Panicked Over Bernie Sanders (extremely enjoyable read alert)

    02/07/2016 1:31:31 PM PST · by Zakeet · 51 replies
    DC Whisper ^ | February 6, 2016
    "This has gotten way out of hand." So goes the oft-repeated refrain from top-tier DNC bosses to rank and file operatives who are all now scrambling to try and figure out what is an increasingly serious Bernie Sanders dilemma. The Sanders' dynamic playing out within the Democrat Party is in fact a far greater and more important story than the Donald Trump vs GOP Establishment meme that the Mainstream Media has put on a repeating loop for the last several months. As combative and boisterous as Trump can be, his views represent a significant wing of BOTH the Republican and...
  • Iowa Democratic Party rejects audit of caucus vote (cheating ticks off socialists)

    02/07/2016 1:57:54 AM PST · by Libloather · 17 replies
    World Socialist Web Site ^ | 2/06/16 | Barry Grey
    **SNIP** McGuire, whose state organization, like the national party apparatus, is solidly behind Clinton, rejected the request, telling the Register in an interview Tuesday, "These are the final results." Democrats have never released actual head counts in Iowa caucuses, and McGuire flatly said they would not be released this time either. On Thursday, the Register published an editorial headlined, "Something smells in the Democratic Party," denouncing state party officials for refusing to agree to an audit or release details of the voting. "What happened Monday night at the Democratic caucuses was a debacle, period," the Register wrote. "Democracy, particularly at...
  • MSNBC's Democratic debate is lowest rated of the season

    02/05/2016 2:37:46 PM PST · by Zakeet · 19 replies
    CNN ^ | February 5, 2016 | Brian Stelter
    With 4.5 million viewers, it was the lowest-rated debate of the 2016 election cycle by far, according to Nielsen data. The prior low was 7.8 million viewers for ABC's Democratic debate on the Saturday night before Christmas. [Snip] Thursday's two-hour session, moderated by Maddow and Chuck Todd, represented the first time Clinton and Sanders sparred head-to-head, without Martin O'Malley on stage with them. Some Twitter critics said it was the best debate of the election cycle thus far, burnishing the brands of Todd and Maddow.
  • Des Moines Register calls for audit of Iowa results: 'Something smells in the Democratic Party'

    02/04/2016 9:52:46 AM PST · by Zakeet · 45 replies
    Politico ^ | February 4, 2016 | Eliza Collins
    In a strongly worded editorial on Thursday, The Des Moines Register called on the Iowa Democratic Party to move quickly to prove that Monday's results are correct. The piece titled "Editorial: Something smells in the Democratic Party," starts out: "Once again the world is laughing at Iowa." It gets sharper from there.
  • Donald Trump Tweets: Ted Cruz 'Stole' Iowa, Results Should Be 'Nullified'

    02/03/2016 6:52:48 PM PST · by Hoodat · 199 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3 Feb 2016 | Alex Swoyer
    GOP frontrunner Donald Trump took to Twitter Wednesday morning to blast Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), saying he "didn't win Iowa, he stole it" and that the results should be "nullified." Ted Cruz didn't win Iowa, he stole it. That is why all of the polls were so wrong and why he got far more votes than anticipated. Bad!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 3, 2016
  • Brent Hawkes, Toronto pastor, charged in Nova Scotia with sex crimes dating back to 1970s

    02/01/2016 4:37:25 PM PST · by Loyalist · 7 replies
    CBC News
    Brent Hawkes, a prominent Toronto pastor, has been charged with committing sex crimes in Nova Scotia, lawyer Clayton Ruby confirmed to CBC News. Ruby said his client was charged by the RCMP in December with indecent assault and gross indecency in Kings County, N.S. The offences are alleged to have happened in the 1970s. The 65-year-old, who delivered the eulogy at former New Democratic Party leader Jack Layton's 2011 funeral, has been the senior pastor at the Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto for nearly 40 years. He is well known in the LGBT community, and has been recognized for his...
  • MSNBC’s Mitchell Predicts Democratic 'Legal Challenge' Over Iowa Results (Rat spat alert)

    02/01/2016 2:33:33 PM PST · by Zakeet · 26 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | February 1, 2016 | Steve Guest
    MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell predicted Monday that there will be "protests on the Democratic side" and that there will be a "legal challenge" to the Iowa caucus results. [Snip] "If I had to bet I would bet Bernie by just a little bit only because Hillary underperformed so badly here eight years ago." Mitchell then predicted, "I think there are going to be protests on the Democratic side. You're going to have a legal challenge."
  • The Anti-Trump Celebrity Team [vanity]

    01/31/2016 11:20:40 AM PST · by Heart-Rest · 74 replies
    Sarah Palin, Clint Eastwood, and Sheriff Joe Arpaio are all Pro-Trump, while the people listed below are some of the more prominent Anti-Trump public figures who have recently come out publicly and stridently against Trump. It seems that a lot of voices have been publicly raised against Trump recently, but exactly who do these "voices" belong to? (Again, see list below.) Are you personally aligned with the Pro-Trump team, or with the Anti-Trump team which is represented below? (They say that politics makes strange bedfellows, but I think we can at least all agree on this, that...
  • Trump: Unlike Cruz, ‘I Have a Heart,’ I’ll Enact Universal Health Coverage

    01/31/2016 10:18:08 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 503 replies
    National Review ^ | January 31, 2016 12:20 PM | Tom S. Elliott
    In an interview this morning on This Week, Donald Trump cited his desire to "help people" as the reason he favors government-funded universal health coverage. Unlike Ted Cruz, Trump said, "I have a heart." "If somebody has no money and they're lying in the middle of the street and they're dying, I'm going to take care of that person," Trump said.
  • Mitchell FOX 2 Michigan Poll finds Trump holds 3-1 lead over closest GOP opponents [TRUMP MAJORITY!]

    01/28/2016 4:48:21 PM PST · by BigEdLB · 13 replies
    Fox 2 Detroit ^ | 1/28/16 | Mitchell Research
    An exclusive Mitchell FOX 2 Detroit Poll of Michigan finds that Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton hold large leads over their nearest GOP and Democratic opponents, respectively. In a head to head matchup, Trump holds a 47 - 43 percent lead over Clinton with 10 percent undecided. The latest Mitchell poll data has Trump holding a 3-1 lead over his two closest opponents in the Michigan Republican Presidential Primary.
  • Trump's Supporters in New Hampshire Really Do Exist. (I Saw Them!)

    01/27/2016 11:12:40 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 16 replies
    Slate ^ | January 26, 2016 | Jim Newell
    "....The Washington Examiner's Byron York reports on the burgeoning Kaelism among Republican poobahs who were gathered at Saturday's First in the Nation Town Hall in Nashua. "Most of the politicos in Nashua didn't deny that the polls are what they are," York writes. "They just explained that they haven't personally encountered evidence that the Trump-dominated polls are accurate." As one "very well-connected state Republican" says, "I don't see it....I don't feel it. I don't hear it, and I spend part of every day with Republican voters." Former New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu and his wife, after racking their brains to...
  • The Two Words That Explain Donald Trump

    01/26/2016 2:46:22 PM PST · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 26, 2016 | Lawrence Meyers
    For months, pundits have been trying to suss out Donald Trump. Is he a Liberal? A RINO? A Conservative? Why did he give to this Leftist group? Why did he say this? How could he say that? He's Hitler. He's speaking what we think. What are his views on abortion, on the economy, on ISIS? Everybody, and I mean everybody, is so used at trying to pigeonhole political candidates that they are missing what is right in front of them. Donald Trump can be explained in two simple words: Donald Trump. Donald Trump is, and always has been, about himself....
  • Trump says he could cut deals with Pelosi

    01/26/2016 9:29:30 AM PST · by Isara · 59 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 1/26/16 | Ariel Cohen
    Donald Trump said that he has always had a great relationship with Nancy Pelosi in Congress and that the two will work together if he is elected to the Oval Office. "I think I'll get along with Nancy Pelosi," Trump said Tuesday on "Morning Joe" when asked who he could make deals with in Congress. He added, "Ive always had a great relationship with Harry Reid and frankly if I weren't running for office I'd be able to deal with [Pelosi], I'd be able to deal with Reid, I'd be able to deal with anybody." The GOP front-runner, who has...
  • America's Ruling Class vs. All

    01/25/2016 3:24:02 PM PST · by PoliticallyShort · 8 replies
    PoliticallyShort.com ^ | 01/24/2016 | Nick Short
    Sitting back and observing the current civil war happening within the Republican party should come as no surprise to anyone who resides outside the beltway of Washington, D.C. Pundits, thinkers, writers, and radio hosts who I once admired, have now lost credibility as they have bestowed upon themselves the bastion of what is and isn’t “true conservatism”. Yet, while the civil war wages within the party, the party itself does a disservice to this nation for fighting the wrong battle at the wrong time as the war for the heart of this country wages on. To myself, this has always...
  • Poll: Only Trump Bests Hillary & Bernie In Florida

    01/21/2016 7:15:43 AM PST · by mandaladon · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 21 Jan 2016 | John Nolte
    Florida Atlantic University released a series of polls Wednesday that will dishearten those pushing the idea that Trump cannot win a general election. The poll not only shows that Trump beats Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) 16% in a general election match-up in the must-win state of Florida, it shows that Trump is the only Republican who beats both. Against Hillary, Trump wins 47% to 44%. Against Bernie, Trump wins 47% to 42%. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) 97% loses to Hillary 47% to 42%. The Texas Senator ties with Sanders, 43% to 43%. Florida Senator Sen. Marco Rubio...
  • Listen: Levin Explains Trump's Crony-Capitalist Iowa Ethanol Pander

    01/20/2016 4:35:40 PM PST · by TBBT · 189 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | 1/20/16 | CR Wire
    Conservative Review Editor-in-Chief Mark Levin explained why Donald Trump, the supposed anti-establishment candidate, is siding with the establishment on the ethanol mandate. It has everything to do with trying to pander for votes. Levin explained what crony capitalism is. That it is the state picking winners at the expense of others. In the case of ethanol they have made it mandatory in cars, even though it is proven that it does not reduce oil usage, because oil is needed for the production of ethanol. That it hurts engines. The most damaging thing that ethanol does, according to Levin is add...
  • Clinton Vs. Sanders - What Does Google Say... And The Facts

    01/20/2016 6:22:09 AM PST · by Arcy · 2 replies
    Zerohedge ^ | January 19, 2016 | Tyler Durden
    With stunning polls showing Bernie Sanders with a 60% to 33% lead over Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire... The new poll, mostly conducted before Sunday night's debate, found Sanders' support has grown by 10 points since a late-November/early December CNN/WMUR poll, which found Sanders holding 50% to Clinton's 40%. As Liberty Blitizkrieg's Mike Krieger notes, the following "suggested searches" from Google pretty much sums up how the general public feels about the two leading candidates for the Democratic nomination... And here are the facts, as dissected by Politifact:
  • RUSH: "I don't think they care whether [Trump's] a conservative, liberal, or a Martian"

    01/19/2016 2:40:02 PM PST · by TBBT · 128 replies
    vanity | 1/1916 | vanity
    RUSH: About Trump supporters - "I don't think they care whether the person's a conservative, liberal, or a Martian" So... There you have it... Trying to convince the Trumpites that the Donald isn't a conservative is a futile effort. They already know it and they don't care. And now we know - without a doubt - that Palin doesn't either. Personally, I never thought much of Palin one way or the other. That she's also an opportunist, really doesn't surprise.
  • Donald Trump Is Really Unpopular With General Election Voters

    01/18/2016 1:49:16 PM PST · by Citizen Zed · 64 replies
    fivethirtyeight.com ^ | 1-18-2016 | NATE SILVER
    We've got an unpopular set of presidential candidates this year - Bernie Sanders is the only candidate in either party with a net-positive favorability rating - but Trump is the most unpopular of all. His favorability rating is 33 percent, as compared with an unfavorable rating of 58 percent, for a net rating of -25 percentage points. By comparison Hillary Clinton, whose favorability ratings are notoriously poor, has a 42 percent favorable rating against a 50 percent unfavorable rating, for a net of -8 points. Those are bad numbers, but nowhere near as bad as Trump's. This is not just...
  • I keep Trying to Like Him

    01/17/2016 11:50:46 AM PST · by uscga77 · 224 replies
    I keep trying to like Trump but then he says things like he did in the debate and in the days since. What's wrong with the guy? I agree with Levin. Knock it off! And I'm from New York. And yes Cruz was right about New York values.
  • Trump: 'I'd Do The Public A Big Favor' By Suing Ted Cruz Over Eligibility To Be President

    01/17/2016 12:48:44 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 258 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 1/17/16 | Steve Guest
    Donald Trump unloaded on Sen. Ted Cruz, saying, "I'd do the public a big favor" by suing Cruz over his eligibility to be president. -snip- Stephanopoulos then said, "But you know, the person who sued him probably doesn't have standing, a lot of legal scholars-." Trump interrupted, saying, "That's all right. There will be a lot of people who sue him who do have standing." "Say you have standing, why don't you file the case," Stephanopoulos asked. Trump responded, "Oh that's an interesting case. Wow that sounds like a very good case. I'd do the public a big favor." -snip-...
  • Trump is the best choice for NH Democrats

    01/17/2016 11:51:05 AM PST · by justlittleoleme · 92 replies
    Union Leader ^ | December 14. 2015 10:55PM | Grant Bosse
    New Hampshire Democrats have an important choice to make on Feb. 9. And the choice is clear: Donald Trump for President. For decades, Trump has consistently supported bigger government, and ridiculed conservative principles.During his first - run for the Presidency in 1999, Trump told Larry King, “I believe in universal health care.” He repeated that support in his 2000 book, backing a system like Canada’s single-payer system. And Trump has been consistent, praising Scotland’s single-payer health care system this year. Trump can carry the Democrat’s banner as a longtime advocate for government takeover of health care.Trump has a long history...
  • Trump Says He'll Consider Filing Citizenship Suit Against Cruz (video at source)

    01/17/2016 8:01:33 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 449 replies
    weeklystandard.com ^ | Daniel Halper
    Presidential candidate Donald Trump told ABC's George Stephanopoulos that he'll consider filing a lawsuit against Ted Cruz regarding his U.S. citizenship. Trump made the comments after Stephanopoulos asked whether he'd sue.
  • TRUMP: I’m bigger than REAGAN!

    01/17/2016 8:30:22 AM PST · by Nachum · 122 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 1/17/16 | soopermexican
    EL Trumpo says that his movement is bigger than Reagan’s, because why not say you’re better than the greatest president in the last generation? From Bloomberg: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said he’s building a movement bigger than that of former President Ronald Reagan. “I think that the closest thing I can think of is Reagan, but I don’t think it’s the intensity that we have,” the billionaire told Mark Halperin and John Heilemann of Bloomberg’s With All Due Respect just minutes after he finished a rousing speech to a capacity crowd of 10,000 inside a Pensacola, Florida, arena on...
  • So who’s going to watch Sunday Dem Debate instead of NFL Playoffs?

    01/17/2016 5:27:46 AM PST · by Zakeet · 37 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | January 16, 2016
    Have you heard that there's a Democratic Party debate Sunday? If you haven't, you're not alone. Once again, the DNC has scheduled a debate at a time to minimize viewership. FOX News reports: With Sunday debate, DNC places NFL, 'Downton Abbey' fans in tough spot Once again, a Democratic debate is being held on the weekend, and this one could have a slimmer audience than usual - coming on the same day as two NFL playoff games, not to mention "Downton Abbey." The Sunday night debate in South Carolina, hosted by NBC News, is the latest in a series of...
  • Trump Made No Donations To 9/11 Charities [Opinion]

    01/16/2016 7:18:27 PM PST · by Hoodat · 138 replies
    The Smoking Gun ^ | 03 Nov 2015 | William Bastone
    Billionaire was a zero in aftermath of terror attack In the aftermath of the 2001 terror attack on the World Trade Center, Donald Trump, a billionaire son of New York City, did not make a single charitable donation to any of the not-for-profit groups that provided aid to survivors, rescue workers, or the families of cops and firemen who died trying to save others, Internal Revenue Service records show. While business moguls raced to write seven-figure checks and schoolchildren emptied their piggy banks, Trump’s charitable foundation--the vehicle through which the Republican presidential candidate’s philanthropy trickles--apparently did not feel the need...
  • Will anyone watch the Democratic debate this weekend?

    01/16/2016 12:35:44 PM PST · by Libloather · 72 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | 1/16/16 | James Pindell
    Sunday night's presidential debate should be the most closely watched meeting of the party's candidates this year. But once again, thanks to the Democratic National Committee"s schedule, debate viewership will not be even close to what it could have been. **SNIP** But not only will this debate air at 9 p.m. on Sunday, in the middle of a three day weekend, but it will also run during National Football League playoff games and - dare we say - a new episode of PBS's popular series, "Downton Abbey."
  • Trump Donated Heavily To Democrats, Especially During Election Which Put Reid And Pelosi In Power

    01/16/2016 12:33:37 PM PST · by gwgn02 · 107 replies
    DailyCaller ^ | 6/3/15 | Chuck Ross
    While the Trumps spent nearly $50,000 to elect congressional Democrats, they donated only $1,000 to the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRSC). But perhaps the worst outcome that election for Republicans was that Pelosi and Reid became Speaker of the House and Senate Majority Leader, respectively. The pair made a formidable team and did heavy lifting to ensure that Obama was elected in 2008 and that much of his agenda — including Obamacare — was put in place.
  • Trump's New York Values (Tim Russert NBC interview)

    01/15/2016 3:37:10 PM PST · by gwgn02 · 187 replies
    NBCNews via Youtube ^ | 1/14/16 | Jerry Livingston
    Trump singing a different tune just a short while back. FLIP FLOP campaign conservative.
  • Donald Trump Just Received The BEST NEWS POSSIBLE! He Didn’t Even Expect THIS!

    01/14/2016 10:03:19 AM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 142 replies
    As the Republican candidates prepare for tonight's GOP debate on Fox Business... conservative GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump just received news so extraordinary that he didn't even expect it! According to a bombshell report by the Washington Post, not only is Trumps lead among Republicans at historic levels, but his national lead is TWO TIMES BIGGER THAN HILLARY CLINTON'S! This announcement of polling data destroys the arguments made by the political establishment that Trump isn't electable in a general election. There is no candidate in either party that has this sort of massive appeal among likely voters: National polling doesn't...
  • Mmm Mmm Mmm, Donald John Trump

    01/14/2016 3:44:49 PM PST · by TBBT · 53 replies
    Redstate ^ | 1/14/16 | Ben Howe
    Behold "The Freedom Girls" performing at a Trump rally in Florida yesterday morning. It's very reminiscent of another one you may recall from 2009. We on the right used as an example of how Obama had, for many, transcended merely being a political figure and had become a hero of mythological proportions to his worshippers. I'm sure many of his sycophants will pretend there is a difference between a worshipful, outrageous, child-sung battle hymn at a rally for that person and thus officially sanctioned by the subject of the song vs a worshipful, outrageous, child-sung musical history at a tax-payer...
  • Trump Scares Democrats Almost as Much as Republicans

    01/14/2016 11:26:21 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 27 replies
    Roll Call ^ | January 14, 2016 | Jon Allen
    Trump's more open to policies that appeal to Democratic voters than any of the other Republicans in the race. Though he tends not to emphasize them in the primary - for obvious reasons - he holds or has held un-Republican positions on the social safety net, taxes, campaign finance, gay rights and other issues.That is, he would be more likely as president to find common ground with Democrats in Congress than any of the other Republican candidates, most of whom have gotten to where they are through careful attention to party orthodoxy.Donald Trump terrifies Democratic leaders almost as much as...
  • TRUMP MOVES TO THE CENTER: I Support Amnesty

    01/14/2016 8:46:53 AM PST · by Theo · 94 replies
    Doug Ross @ Journal ^ | Jan. 13, 2016 | Marc A. Thiessen
    Trump's supporters loved his promise this week to create a "deportation force" to remove all 11 million illegal immigrants living in America, and his repeated declaration that everyone here illegally will "have to go." But his supporters tend to overlook is his other promise -- repeated in a recent debate -- that under his immigration plan "they will come back." That's right. Under Trump's immigration plan almost all of 11 million illegal aliens (save for a small minority with criminal records) will get to return and get permanent legal status to stay here in America. Trump supports amnesty. On the...
  • Trump and the Coal Miner's Daughter: Country Music Legend Loretta Lynn Endorses Trump

    01/14/2016 8:02:30 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/14/2016 | Russ Vaughn
    Country music is the music for much of working-class America, and for many of those who make up that great mass of humanity, 83-year-old Loretta Lynn is the reigning Queen of Country Music now that the great Kitty Wells is no longer with us.  Last week, Lynn publicly announced that she was supporting Donald Trump for the presidency in 2016.  In fact, she says she has been passing on that message of support to her audiences at the closing of her concerts for some time now, and it is being very well-received.  What's more, the Coal Miner's Daughter, so...
  • This Donald Trump crowd shot from Florida will wow you

    01/14/2016 5:22:33 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 416 replies
    WaPo ^ | Chris Cillizza
    Donald Trump took his front-running campaign for the Republican presidential nomination to Pensacola, Fla., on Wednesday night. And, holy cow, did people come out in droves to see him. Here's a photo of the crowd taken by WaPo's own Jenna Johnson. *snip* Trump's campaign claimed it gave out 20,000 tickets; the arena holds 11,500 people. According to Jenna's reporting, there were "at least 11,000" in attendance and "several thousand more were turned away." Large crowds are the rule, not the exception, at this point for Trump. He had 8,000 people in Lowell, Mass., earlier this month; more than 2,000 showed...
  • LIVE THREAD: Donald Trump is in Pensacola, FL 7 pm today @ Pensacola Bay Center

    Donald Trump is in Pensacola, FL today 7 pm @ Pensacola Bay Center - 201 East Gregory Street Pensacola, FL 32502. Over 11,000 people are expected to attend the rally. Ticket link is at the URL listed. Other streams will be posted as they develop.
  • Trump Has Started Playing 'Born In The USA' At Rallies To Taunt Cruz

    01/12/2016 7:16:32 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 154 replies
    Now that he has raised questions about Sen. Ted Cruz's (R-TX) Canadian birth and American citizenship, Donald Trump has started playing Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the USA" before campaign rallies, according to reports in The Weekly Standard and the Texas Tribune. The introduction of the song may be an attempt by the real estate mogul to troll Cruz as many openly wonder whether he is eligible to run for president. Cruz was born in Canada, but his mother was an American citizen, earning Cruz citizenship in the United States at birth. The Texas senator has repeatedly said that he is...
  • It Doesn't Matter How LIBERAL Trump Is As Long As He's Right On Immigration - Ann Coulter (VIDEO)

    01/12/2016 11:08:34 AM PST · by conservativejoy · 87 replies
    Right Scoop ^ | 1/1/2/2016 | soopermexican
    In a really good debate between Republican activist Liz Mair and right-wing firebrand Ann Coulter, they go at each other about whether Trump is actually a conservative and whether he's good for the country. Watch below: Ann Coulter basically lays out all her cards very early on when she says that nothing else matters as long as Trump is far right on immigration. She doesn't care that he's liberal on a lot of other issues, including the power of the federal government, executive orders, eminent domain, and crony capitalism, as long as he's tough on immigration. Liz Mair hits her...
  • Donald Trump asks a Reno audience to weigh in on Ted Cruz’s eligibility

    01/10/2016 5:29:53 PM PST · by VinL · 527 replies
    WashPo ^ | Jenna Johnson
    After days of coyly raising questions about Ted Cruz's eligibility to be president, given that he was born in Canada to an American mother and a Cuban father, Donald Trump let his audience weigh in at a rally Sunday afternoon. "Is he a natural-born citizen?" the Republican White House hopeful asked several thousand gathered in a Reno ballroom. Members of the crowd shouted back, "No!" "I don't know," Trump said. "Honestly, we don't know. Who the hell knows." Cruz was Trump's No. 1 target during the 65-minute event, revealing just how much of a threat the Republican senator from Texas...
  • Still don’t think Donald Trump can win? This chart should convince you

    01/09/2016 5:24:06 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 106 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 1/9/2016 | Chris Cillizza
    When people find out I am a political reporter, they usually have only one question for me: "Donald Trump can't really win this thing, can he?" My answer is always the same these days: Absolutely he can. The reason is simple: Trump is the national front-runner, yes, but he is also ahead in a two key early states -- New Hampshire and South Carolina -- and a strong second in Iowa, the state that kicks the whole presidential process off on Feb. 1. Could he totally collapse from that position? Sure. As we know from recent history, voters in Iowa...
  • In Iowa, Trump intensifies ‘birther’ attack against Cruz

    01/09/2016 4:16:21 PM PST · by VinL · 345 replies
    ABC ^ | 1/9/16 | Staff
    Donald Trump intensified his criticism of Ted Cruz at two Iowa campaign rallies on Saturday, urging voters to reject the Texas senator by saying his Canadian birth raises serious questions about his eligibility to become president. "He was born in Canada. I guess his parents voted in Canada," Trump said at an afternoon rally in Clear Lake. "So if you were born in Canada, immediately it's a little bit of a problem." Trump added: "You cannot put somebody there that's gonna go in ... he's going to be immediately sued." Earlier Saturday, Trump said at a rally in Ottumwa that...
  • Norfolk Treasurer Anthony Burfoot faces public corruption, perjury charges

    01/09/2016 1:38:49 AM PST · by csvset · 9 replies
    The Virginian-Pilot ^ | 8 january 2016 | Tim Eberly and Scott Daugherty
    NORFOLK City Treasurer and former Vice Mayor Anthony Burfoot was arrested Friday on federal political corruption charges alleging he accepted almost a half-million dollars in kickbacks while serving on the City Council. Burfoot, who was elected treasurer in November 2013 after serving on the council for more than a decade, is accused of using his influence on the council to funnel work and favors to local businessmen. He appeared in U.S. District Court on Friday afternoon wearing a light gray suit, his customary bow tie removed by federal agents as a security precaution. Burfoot was escorted into the courtroom in...
  • Hillary Clinton Can´t Tell The Difference Between A Democrat And A Socialist

    01/06/2016 4:46:40 PM PST · by Nachum · 21 replies
    Investor´s Business Daily ^ | 1/6/16 | Editorial
    Politics: The trouble that Hillary Clinton had distinguishing a Democrat from a socialist during an MSNBC interview was understandable. It´s like describing the difference between a dog and a canine. At the tail end of a series of beach-ball-soft questions, "Hardball" host Chris Matthews asked Clinton: "Now, Bernie (Sanders) calls himself a socialist. ... You´re a Democrat. ... What´s the difference between a socialist and a Democrat?" Clinton: "Well, I can tell you what I am. I am a progressive Democrat." Matthews: "How is that different than a socialist?" Clinton: Hamana, hamana, mumble, mumble, "we have got to get all...
  • VIDEO:Chris Matthews asks Hillary the difference between a Dem and a socialist can’t get an answer

    01/06/2016 2:38:57 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 15 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/06/16 | Robert Laurie
    Gosh. Why is this question so hard to answer? You may recall that, a few months ago, Chris Matthews made waves by asking DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz a very simple question: “What’s the difference between a Democrat and a Socialist? After all, Bernie Sanders is a proud socialist and Dems like to claim that label doesn’t apply to them. Wasserman Schultz, unsurprisingly, couldn’t answer the question. Apparently she found it difficult to outline a difference where none exists.
  • Democrat resolution seeks to curb hate-speech wave ... and admits it's fictional

    01/05/2016 7:22:08 AM PST · by hemogoblin · 12 replies
    Christian Action Network ^ | 1/04/2016 | Alec Rooney
    House Democrats have moved to clamp down on a wave of anti-Muslim sentiment and crime in the United States that they concede — in the very text of their own resolution — does not actually exist. ......... Apart from the obvious dangers of U.S. lawmakers moving to demonize Americans for the things they say, the resolution goes on to confusingly cancel itself out in terms of simple logic. After declaring the importance of Muslims to the U.S. culture and economy, and that “hate speech” goes against “the Nation’s founding principles,” and that women in hijabs and headscarves are being “targeted,”...
  • Media gleefully reporting al-Shabab video with Trump, IGNORES Hillary and ‘Black Lives....

    01/02/2016 2:37:42 PM PST · by blueyon · 33 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 1/02/16 | soopermexican
    Media gleefully reporting al-Shabab video with Trump, IGNORES Hillary and ‘Black Lives Matter’ are in it TOO!! El Trumpo is finally being used in a terrorist training video and the media couldn’t be more happy. Here’s TIME magazine: An al-Qaeda affiliate released arecruitment video Friday that includes an excerpt of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump announcing his call to temporarily ban all Muslims from entering the U.S. AND: The video, apparently the first to include footage of Trump, juxtaposed clips of the presidential candidate and al-Awlaki saying “the West will eventually turn against its Muslims citizens,” according to the Times,...
  • Trump's strongest Republican supporters: Registered Democrats?

    12/31/2015 5:54:01 PM PST · by Kaslin · 229 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | December 31, 2015 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    That’s odd. What could Democrats possibly see in a lifelong true conservative like Donald Trump? There’s something for everyone in Nate Cohn’s new post. If you’re a Trump fan, here’s the smoking gun that he really is a new Reagan, the guy who’s going to broaden the tent and sweep to victory in November by bringing centrist Democrats into the GOP. If you’re a Trump critic, here’s further proof that he’s the RINO of RINOs, a man who’s blended nationalism, center-left economics, and Jacksonian foreign policy into something that tastes better to members of the other party than it does...
  • Bernie Sanders Holds 34 Point Lead in Vermont over Hillary Clinton

    12/30/2015 7:29:57 AM PST · by BigEdLB · 43 replies
    Overtime Polotics ^ | 12/29/15 | Fred
    Bernie Sanders has a sizable lead over Hillary Clinton in Vermont, with a 63-29% advantage. It is not so much that Sanders has a big lead, but it seems as though a majority of the state has coalesced around him. Since it is Sanders’ home state, there is a very good chance his high level of support will lead him to winning most of the 26 delegates available from Vermont Hillary Clinton probably will almost definitely have enough support in the state to take some delegates, seemingly meeting the 15% threshold with ease. Since Vermont allocates pledged delegates proportionally, Sanders...