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  • Democrats must confront hard truths

    07/24/2016 3:25:01 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 10 replies
    Las Vegas Review-Journal ^ | 23, july, 2016 | STEVE SEBELIUS
    As the party prepares to convene in the birthplace of democracy, it faces dangers from within and without that threaten to destroy its chances to govern at a time of uncertainty, upheaval and unpredictability. The nation’s attention has just been focused on four days of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, capped by a speech in which Donald Trump told us we were unsafe and could only be saved by a strong leader unbound by political correctness, unafraid to confront the world. Democrats have already begun focusing on the excesses of that convention but they risk missing the very important...
  • Elizabeth Warren: 'We will never build Donald Trump's stupid wall'

    07/24/2016 3:09:14 PM PDT · by Utilizer · 26 replies
    Orlando Weekly ^ | Sat, Jul 23, 2016 at 5:10 PM | Monivette Cordeiro
    For U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, there aren't enough characters on Twitter to describe Republican nominee Donald Trump, so instead she took to the stage at the National Council of La Raza conference in Orlando, unleashing a burning indictment of the businessman to about 300 people. Calling Trump a "loud-mouthed fraud," "thin-skinned" and "a man with cash in his hand and hate in his heart," Warren says presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and her running mate Tim Kaine must be the next president and vice president respectively. "Trump will never be president of the United States," she says to the cheering...
  • BREAKING NEWS: Democrat chairwoman RESIGNS

    07/24/2016 2:39:02 PM PDT · by Islander7 · 32 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | July 24, 2006 | By Khaleda Rahman
    Full Title: BREAKING NEWS: Democrat chairwoman RESIGNS hours before Clinton convention. Email hack revealing how party conspired against Sanders forces Debbie Wasserman Schultz to quit Democratic party chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz has stepped down following Bernie Sanders' call for her resignation in the wake of a humiliating Wikileaks email hack that exposed her bias and showed the party had conspired against the Vermont senator. Party officials took part in crisis talks on Sunday afternoon - the eve of the party's national convention in Philadelphia - over mounting calls for Wasserman Schultz's resignation. The controversy exploded over the weekend, prompted in...
  • Leaked Emails Show DNC Officials Planned Anti-Trump Protests (Sent Interns To Staff Them)

    07/24/2016 3:34:56 AM PDT · by Strac6 · 80 replies
    Dailly Caller ^ | Alex Pfeiffer
    The release of Democratic National Committee emails by WikiLeaks Friday reveals that DNC officials planned anti-Donald Trump protests. In multiple emails DNC officials sign off and acknowledge the existence of two anti-Donald Trump protests in South Bend, IN. and Billings, MT. The release of nearly 20,000 emails is the first in a WikiLeaks “Hillary Leaks” series. On April 29, a DNC press staffer, Rachel Palermo, alerted Eric Walker, deputy communications director, about a Facebook page for an anti-Trump protest on May 2 in South Bend. “Whoo! Thanks to our interns for finding this out.” Walker replies, “I like it, as...
  • Collusion between CNN-Jake Tapper and Clinton campaign from #dncleak

    07/24/2016 2:13:30 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    Fire Andrea Mitchell ^ | July 23, 2016
    All those who still insist that Jake Tapper is a fair, “unbiased” journalist will have to eat crow again. E-mails released by the #dncleak from Wikileaks reveal that Jake Tapper, CNN and the Clinton campaign colluded to do biased hit pieces on behalf of DNC against Republicans during the primaries. This is what journalistic integrity is in the twenty first century. This wasn’t just for bashing Donald Trump. CNN Tapper was given stories to bash Ted Cruz too. Why am I not surprise? There’s a reason why CNN is known as the Clinton News Network. Now we can call it...
  • Debbie Wasserman Schultz will step down as DNC chair following convention

    07/24/2016 1:32:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    WXYZ-TV ^ | July 24, 2016 | The Associated Press
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Debbie Wasserman Schultz is resigning under pressure as Democratic Party chairwoman, a stunning leadership shakeup as party officials gather in Philadelphia to nominate Hillary Clinton. Wasserman Schultz's announcement Sunday follows a firestorm over hacked emails suggesting the Democratic National Committee favored Clinton during the primary, despite pledging neutrality. The leaked emails prompted primary runner-up Bernie Sanders to call for Wasserman Schultz's immediate resignation....
  • BREAKING: Wasserman Schultz Resigns!

    07/24/2016 12:59:10 PM PDT · by Enchante · 279 replies
    Twitter ^ | 07/24/16 | Jake Sherman
    DWS IS OUT
  • Bryan Lewis "I Think My Dog's A Democrat"

    07/24/2016 12:52:29 PM PDT · by demkicker · 25 replies
    You Tube ^ | March 8, 2016 | Bryan Lewis
    Well, I think my dog's a democrat and it breaks my heart to say - to think an ugly thing like that, but there's a big old pile of evidence that points to the fact that my dog might be a democrat....
  • DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz under pressure to resign

    07/24/2016 11:24:06 AM PDT · by Innovative · 66 replies
    CNN ^ | July 24, 2016 | Jeff Zeleny and Eric Bradner
    Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz will not have a major speaking role or preside over daily convention proceedings this week, a decision reached by party officials Saturday after emails surfaced raising questions about the committee's impartiality during the Democratic primary. The DNC Rules Committee has named Rep. Marcia Fudge, D-Ohio, as permanent chair of the convention, according to a DNC source. She will gavel each session to order and will gavel each session closed. "She's been quarantined," another top Democrat said of Wasserman Schultz.
  • Rep. Keith Ellison: Trump ‘Worst Republican Nominee Since George Wallace’

    07/24/2016 10:06:42 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 96 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    On the off chance that far-left Dem congressman Keith Ellison is on your holiday shopping list, we have the perfect gift suggestion: a good biography of George Wallace. On today’s This Week, Ellison claimed that Donald Trump was “the worst Republican nominee since George Wallace.” Just one small problem, of course. As Republican Rep. Tom Cole pointed out, Wallace was a Democrat who sought the Dem presidential nomination [multiple times] and even addressed the Democratic National Convention [in 1972.] Ruh-roh! View the video here.
  • Philly's a great place for a party, but its Democrats are a disgrace

    07/24/2016 7:33:40 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 25 replies
    The Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | 24 July, 2016 | Opinion
    With new flags on the Parkway, new lights on the boathouses, and new efforts to shelter the homeless, the Democrats who have run Philadelphia for more than half a century have cleaned up the city for the Democratic National Convention. If only they could clean up themselves. Given its historic resonance, continuing revival, and convenient location in a politically important state, Philadelphia is a fine place for a convention. The city's chief flaw as a backdrop for the Democrats is, well, the Democrats. In just the past three years, Philadelphia Democrats have seen a congressman, a state senator, five state...
  • Twitter accused of suppressing DNC Wikileaks story

    07/24/2016 2:09:35 AM PDT · by cba123 · 19 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 7/22/16 11:28 PM | Rudy Takala (@RudyTakala)
    Twitter lit up Friday night with allegations that it tried to suppress news that secret-leaking website Wikileaks exposed thousands of emails obtained from the servers of the Democratic National Committee. Friday afternoon, users noted, "#DNCLeaks" was trending, with more than 250,000 tweets about it on the platform. By Friday evening, it vanished completely from the site's "trending" bar for at least 20 minutes. It returned as "#DNCLeak" after users erupted, though it was too late to quell their rage. (Please see link for full story.)
  • Clinton Cash - Official Movie Premiere [till 11pm]

    07/23/2016 5:34:35 PM PDT · by thouworm · 153 replies
    Breitbat/YouTube ^ | 7-23-2016
    Available here without going through the Breitbart loops. Many Freepers never got a reply from Breitbart with a password for access to the movie. Try the YouTube link for the full documentary.
  • DNC chair won't speak at Dem convention following Wikileaks fallout

    07/23/2016 9:02:52 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 135 replies
    CNN Politics ^ | July 23, 2016 | Theodore Schleifer, Eugene Scott and Jeff Zeleny
    The head of the Democratic National Committee will not speak at the party's convention next week, a decision reached by party officials Saturday after emails surfaced that raised questions about the committee's impartiality during the Democratic primary. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, whose stewardship of the DNC has been under fire through most of the presidential primary process, will not have a major speaking role in an effort "to keep the peace" in the party, a Democrat familiar with the decision said. The revelation comes following the release of nearly 20,000 emails. One email appears to show DNC staffers asking how they...
  • The Left in Fever Pitch After RNC

    07/23/2016 2:01:04 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 35 replies
    Plizette ^ | Updated 23 Jul 2016 at 10:47 AM | Laura Ingraham
    As for the notion that Reagan's rhetoric was purely positive and aspirational — here's a line from his speech at the 1980 convention: "Back in 1976, [Jimmy] Carter said, 'Trust me.' And a lot of people did. Now, many of those people are out of work. Many have seen their savings eaten away by inflation. Many others on fixed incomes, especially the elderly, have watched helplessly as the cruel tax of inflation wasted away their purchasing power. And, today, a great many who trusted Mr. Carter wonder if we can survive the Carter policies of national defense." One other point:...
  • Video: Donald Trump Calls to Thank Cleveland Police Chief and Officers for Keeping RNC Convention...

    07/23/2016 3:06:07 PM PDT · by blueyon · 14 replies
    the gateway pundt ^ | 7/23/16 | Kristinn Taylor
    "Video: Donald Trump Calls to Thank Cleveland Police Chief and Officers for Keeping RNC Convention Safe" Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump called Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams on Friday to thank him for keeping the Republican National Convention held this week in Cleveland safe. The call came as Williams was attending a media availability with bike patrol officers outside the Quicken Loans Arena where the convention was held. Williams put Trump on speaker so he could speak to the approximately fifty officers. The officers can be seen in video tightly surrounding the chief to hear Trump speak. Afterward, many of...
  • Democrats, Looking Past Obama, Are a Party Without a Cause

    07/23/2016 1:17:17 PM PDT · by HomerBohn · 12 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 7/23/2016 | Jonathan Martin
    PHILADELPHIA — When President Obama takes the stage here this week to begin his monthslong political farewell, it will mark a bittersweet moment for Democrats. Mr. Obama is not going to be missed only because he is beloved by the faithful. The president has also fulfilled two longstanding if often elusive goals of his party: He has largely transcended the traditional moderate-versus-liberal split, papering over internal divisions. And he passed a sweeping health care law. But without the unifying presence of Mr. Obama in the White House, or the organizing aim of expanding health care, it is unclear who will...
  • Four things to watch at the DNC (Freeper input needed to complete a rather pathetic short list)

    07/23/2016 10:57:22 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 60 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | July 23, 2016 | Susan Ferrechio
    After a raucous Republican National Convention was punctuated by infighting over GOP nominee Donald Trump, Democrats are likely to put on a convention that showcases a party united behind Hillary Clinton and her agenda. [Snip] Here's what to look for when the Democrats convene: Pressure from the Left The fight over super delegates Mothers of the movement speeches Clinton's reinforcements The DNC's list of speakers includes no fewer than 43 top elected officials including senators, governors, House lawmakers and mayors.
  • Vanity--Hillary: The secret history of the Democratic Party

    07/23/2016 6:56:25 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 36 replies
    vanity | 7-23-16 | self: vanity
    I'm interested in the opinions of anyone who saw Dinesh D'Souza's new documentary at its opening yesterday. It was very well done, but it filled me with sadness in that I live in a very Republican area and the theatre had just a smattering of patrons. The small audience was enthusiastic, but we were too few for this high quality offering. I knew about half of the people there! D'Souza's message was delivered to the choir.
  • LA Times Op Ed Says Hillary Win Only Way to Avert Coup [semi-satire]

    07/23/2016 6:42:18 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 8 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 24 July 2016 | John Semmens
    Fear that Trump might be elected president prompted hysteria from leftist loon James Kirchick in an op ed he wrote in this week's LA Times. "If voters don't put Hillary in the White House our only option may be a military coup against a President Trump," Kirchick warns. Kirchick contends that such a first ever violent overthrow of an election outcome in this country "would be defensive in nature. Trump is outside the mainstream of the governing coalition that has run this country for the last 25 years. Even if he wins a majority of votes his ascension to office...
  • Wikileaks Proves Primary Was Rigged: DNC Undermined Democracy

    07/22/2016 11:31:34 AM PDT · by Signalman · 56 replies
    observer.com ^ | 7/22/2016 | Michael Sainato
    On July 25, the Democratic National Convention will begin in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. To commensurate the event and its embrace of corrupt politician Hillary Clinton as the Democratic nominee, Wikileaks is releasing thousands of DNC/Clinton emails. In its recent leak of 20,000 DNC emails from January 2015 to May 2016, DNC staff discuss how to deal with Bernie Sanders’ popularity as a challenge to Clinton’s candidacy. Instead of treating Sanders as a viable candidate for the Democratic ticket, the DNC worked against him and his campaign to ensure Clinton received the nomination. One email from DNC deputy communications director Eric Walker...
  • OBAMA Mocked Trump And RNC’s “Vision of Chaos And Violence” 1 Hour Before Munich Attack (VIDEO)

    07/22/2016 6:09:52 PM PDT · by Enchante · 50 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | July 22, 2016 | Aleister
    OBAMA Mocked Trump And RNC’s “Vision of Chaos And Violence” 1 Hour Before Munich Attack (VIDEO) Aleister Jul 22nd, 2016 2:30 pm 142 Comments Obama RNC Obama held a joint press conference with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto approximately one hour before the shooting attack in Munich, Germany and mocked Trump and the Republican National Convention for concerns over terrorism. Once again… It's reality vs. Obama and reality wins… pic.twitter.com/0ubuFnaQ6Q — Jim Hoft (@gatewaypundit) July 22, 2016 CNN reported: Obama: Trump’s doom-and-gloom doesn’t match reality The deeply pessimistic outlook that Donald Trump offered at this week’s Republican National Convention doesn’t...
  • Wikileaks Releases Nearly 20,000 Hacked DNC Emails

    07/22/2016 9:28:16 AM PDT · by ncfool · 128 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 7/22/2016 | Chuck Ross
    Wikileaks has released nearly 20,000 emails it says are from the accounts of Democratic National Committee officials. The release could cloud the upcoming Democratic party convention, which kicks off next week in Philadelphia. It is unclear how Wikileaks obtained the records, but the release comes weeks after a hacker (or hackers) going by the name Guccifer 2.0 began releasing records obtained through the DNC’s computer systems. The hacker claims to be Romanian, but many suspect that the records were taken by a team of Russian hackers. Guccifer 2.0 has said that they obtained DNC emails. Other documents released by the...
  • The Real Threats and Blame vs The Liberal Abstract Threats and Blame

    07/22/2016 9:28:14 AM PDT · by FiddlePig · 1 replies
    The RedNeckoBlogger ^ | 07-22-2016 | RedNeckoBlogger
    WARNING! RedneckoBlogger opines! Media and Liberals are in apoplexy at Trump’s speech. This shows they do indeed occupy an alternate universe from real working folks... Trump’s strongest base! Liberals always sell fear of the ABSTRACT, while NEVER recognizing and often denying the fear of the REAL. If you fear the real threat of an ISIS nut yelling "Allahu Akbar" while shooting down gays or driving a truck through a crowd, you’re a "bigot"! If you fear an attack by an illegal immigrant felon on his 10th return from deportation, you’re a "hater". BUT... If you fear the abstract nonsense that...
  • While the RNC played out, the donkeys took over the Fox house

    07/22/2016 9:07:33 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 28 replies
    CANADA Free Press ^ | 07/22/16 | Judi McLeod
    Meanwhile, it’s Goodbye ’Fair and Balanced’, ‘Hello Progressive Propaganda.’ While most attention was on the captivating histrionics of the 2016 Republican National Convention, the progressives were taking over Fox News. ‘Ailes is out as Fox News head, Murdoch named acting chief’ (AP, July 21, 2016)
  • DNC: The mothers of Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown will appear with Bill Clinton

    07/22/2016 7:55:30 AM PDT · by ncfool · 159 replies
    SF Gate ^ | July 22nd, 2016 | Brian Flood
    "Bill Clinton will be joined by Mothers of the Movement, which includes the mothers of black men and women who have been killed by gun violence or in police custody. The mothers of Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown are scheduled to appear at the DNC."
  • DNC replaces two Vermont delegates - because they're men

    07/21/2016 2:07:20 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 35 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | July 21, 2016 | Ashe Schow
    The Democratic National Convention ordered the state party of Vermont to replace two delegates — because they're men. State Sen. Tim Ashe and party insider Ken Dean were ordered to be replaced by the DNC so that the party could achieve a gender balance. Dean and Ashe have filed a formal complaint with the DNC's credentials committee, according to the Associated Press. Dean and Ashe were elected by the people of Vermont to serve as delegates on June 11. Everything was fine until July 5, when the DNC ordered the state party to replace the two men with women. This...
  • Loretta Sanchez unloads on President Obama for endorsing her rival for Senate

    07/20/2016 4:14:12 PM PDT · by george76 · 51 replies
    la Times ^ | JULY 20, 2016 | Phil Willon
    Orange County congresswoman Loretta Sanchez let loose on resident Obama for endorsing her rival in California’s U.S. Senate race, accusing him of being part of the “entrenched political establishment” that has failed California voters. Obama and Vice President Joe Biden announced their support for U.S. Senate candidate Kamala Harris early Tuesday morning, praising her record as California’s attorney general and a prosecutor. Harris has been a longtime political ally of the resident. Sanchez said she was “disappointed” that Obama would intervene in a Senate race between two Democrats, ... I believe that California voters are deeply concerned about the entrenched...
  • Here Is Who Donald Trump Wants for Treasury Secretary

    07/20/2016 11:36:36 AM PDT · by Maceman · 20 replies
    Fortune ^ | JULY 19, 2016 | Dan Primack
    Believe it or not, the job may go to a former Clinton donor if Trump is elected. Donald Trump has told prospective donors that, if elected president, he plans to nominate former Goldman Sachs banker Steve Mnuchin for U.S. Treasury Secretary. That’s according to Anthony Scaramucci, a high-profile hedge fund manager and Trump fundraiser. Mnuchin, who is a former donor to Hillary Clinton, spent 17 years with Goldman Sachs, where his father also had been a prominent executive. He later worked with investment groups affiliated with George Soros, including as chairman of controversial mortgage lender OneWest Bank Group (which would...
  • Oil Industry CEO Claims Democrats Have Done More For Oil

    07/20/2016 11:38:59 AM PDT · by bananaman22 · 16 replies
    Oilprice.com ^ | 20-07-2016 | GOPConvention
    With the Republican National Convention set to wrap up on Thursday, and the Democratic National Convention getting ready to kick off in Philadelphia next week, one prominent oil executive is noting that the industry has fared better under Democrats than Republicans. Scott Sheffield, CEO of Pioneer Natural Resources, says that he has noticed the trend during his 42 years in the business. That may sound strange considering the two parties’ diverse platforms when it comes to energy. The Republican party is touting deregulation and has said that it does not support the Paris Climate Accords. Going a few steps further,...
  • Bigot Baiting

    07/19/2016 6:25:53 PM PDT · by OddLane · 2 replies
    First Things ^ | July 19, 2016 | R.R. Reno
    I can’t imagine a policy more irrelevant to the problems facing our society than bathroom privileges for transgender students. The bottom half of American society is collapsing. Voters are revolting against establishment candidates, casting doubt on the economic and cultural consensus that has predominated over the last generation. And the Obama administration presses for transgender rights? This is amazing, but not surprising given the history of post-sixties liberalism. When I was a child, my home state, Maryland, was dominated by the postwar Democratic party: white ethnic working-class voters, educated progressives in Baltimore and its suburbs, and white segregationists who still...
  • Hillary Clinton spokeswoman drops public hint about VP announcement Friday

    07/19/2016 12:38:42 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 56 replies
    latimes.com ^ | July 19, 2016 | Chris Megerian
    Hillary Clinton seems likely to announce her choice for vice president on Friday while she’s campaigning in Florida. That on-the-record hint, which came after days of backstage rumors, came Tuesday while CNN’s Wolf Blitzer was interviewing Karen Finney, a spokeswoman for the Clinton campaign.
  • DOJ: Staffer's tweet about Melania Trump was 'inappropriate'

    07/19/2016 11:44:34 AM PDT · by blueyon · 21 replies
    the Hill ^ | 07/19/16 | Lydia Wheeler
    A staffer at the Department of Justice is in hot water after sending a tweet about Melania Trump from the agency’s Twitter account. In a statement Tuesday, a Justice official said a “staffer in the public affairs office erroneously used the official Department of Justice Twitter handle to post a tweet that was intended for a personal account.” “CNN is the biggest troll of all lmao #Petty,” the staffer reportedly tweeted with a CNN story about Donald Trump’s campaign denying accusations that his wife plagiarized a 2008 speech from Michelle Obama when speaking at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland...
  • [Satire] AG Says Lying Under Oath "Could Be Okay"

    07/19/2016 10:00:49 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 2 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 17 July 2016 | John Semmens
    During testimony before the House Judiciary Committee this week, Attorney General Loretta Lynch refused to make "a blanket condemnation of lying under oath." The issue was raised by Rep Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) regarding former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's "continuously changing and inconsistent testimony on a number of issues before this Committee over several years." Lynch contended that "each case has to be examined on its individual merits. It depends on who is testifying and whether a more important objective than mere truth is at hand. There is an old saying that 'a diplomat is a patriot sent abroad to...
  • How Democrats Steal Elections

    07/19/2016 7:29:09 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 18 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 19 July, 2016 | Paul Murphy
    The reality is that in the 2016 election it now takes more than a majority for a Republican to win. Romney, for example, won about two thirds of all precincts nationwide and probably got in the range of 55% of the verifiable vote, but lost the election to nearly unanimous Obama support from nearly 100% turnout of potentially eligible voters in inner city precincts in key states like Ohio, where the certainty of being accused of racism for even thinking you couldn't get that level of turnout for a week of free pizza and beer prevented any form of verification....
  • Hillary Invites Mother Of Michael Brown, Convenience Store Robber & Attempted Cop Murderer, To Speak

    07/18/2016 11:51:42 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 44 replies
    The Daily Wire ^ | July 18, 2016 | Hank Berrien
    While police officers are getting murdered in Dallas and Baton Rouge, while others are under assault in Missouri, Georgia and Tennessee, while supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement attempt to justify the murders of police officers, the Democratic National Convention, AKA Hillary’s Coronation, will feature the mothers of black men who died in confrontations with police, thereby perpetuating the myth that there is systemic racism in police departments across the nation. One mother who will speak will be Lezley McSpadden, the mother of Michael Brown, the “Gentle Giant” who burgled a convenience store, then attempted to grab the gun...
  • Daytona Beach police car firebombed; BLM leaves disgusting hate note for cops that says it all

    07/18/2016 6:32:14 PM PDT · by blueyon · 17 replies
    BPRBizPacReview ^ | 07/18/16 | Michael Dorstewitz
    Violence directed at law enforcement moved to the Sunshine State Sunday when a Daytona Beach police cruiser was torched with a Molotov cocktail. The arsonist left a note saying “#BlackLivesMatter, A Sterling, P Castile, F**k the police.” WKMG-TV’s Troy Campbell reported:
  • Outside Cleveland, thousands of Democrats are becoming Republicans

    07/18/2016 2:52:05 PM PDT · by RedStateRocker · 34 replies
    CNN ^ | Updated 1:33 PM ET, Mon July 18, 2016 | By Jeff Simon, Vanessa Yurkevich and Contessa Gayles, CNN
    Democrats were calling and Mark Monroe knew something was going on. They were calling the local Republican Party chairman because they wanted to join his party. They wanted to join Donald Trump's party. It turns out that registering is as easy as asking for a ballot on Ohio's primary day. So, he told them, just show up on March 15, and request a Republican ballot. So they did.
  • Justice Inadvertently Boosts Trump Candidacy [semi-satire]

    07/18/2016 8:51:54 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 3 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 17 July 2016 | John Semmens
    This week Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg waded into the political domain and unintentionally bolstered the chances for Donald Trump to win the presidency. Calling him a "faker with a big ego," the 83-year-old Justice threatened to move to New Zealand if Trump wins in November. Alarmed that Ginsburg's outburst could work in Trump's favor, the Washington Post's editors criticized "her abandonment of the veneer of judicial impartiality. The acceptance of the Court's authority to strike down legislation enacted by the people's representatives relies on a perception of unbiased application of basic legal and constitutional rules. Taking sides in...
  • Baltimore police lieutenant cleared in Freddie Gray death

    07/18/2016 8:35:41 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 33 replies
    NY Post ^ | Jul 18, 2016 | By David K. Li
    Baltimore police lieutenant cleared in Freddie Gray death By David K. Li July 18, 2016 | 10:42am Baltimore police lieutenant cleared in Freddie Gray death A Baltimore judge on Monday cleared the highest-ranking cop tied to Freddie Gray’s death. Lt. Brian Rice was found not guilty of involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment in a bench trial before Baltimore Circuit Court Judge Barry Williams. Prosecutors had blamed Rice for Gray’s death because he did not put a seat belt on the prisoner when Gray was loaded into the back of a police van. Gray, 25, died from spinal cord injuries he...
  • American Professors Gather in Tehran for Occupy Wall Street Conference

    09/20/2012 8:31:41 PM PDT · by Churchjack · 27 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 4/21/2012 | Daniel Halper
    The professors interviewed on Press TV include Alex Vitale of Brooklyn College, Heather Gautney of Fordham University, and John Hammond of City University of New York. video at link
  • Three Police Officers killed IN Baton Rouge

    07/17/2016 7:46:24 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 1,754 replies
    Just a breaking news report over KTLA so far
  • Congressman Calls "Law and Order" Unfair to Minorities [semi-satire]

    07/17/2016 9:48:09 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 12 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 17 July 2016 | John Semmens
    Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC) lambasted Trump's claim to be the "law and order" candidate, calling it "a cruel and insensitive attempt to place the values of white Americans over those of us who are black. It is racism that forces blacks to commit crimes to support themselves and their families. The kind of enforcement that Trump would impose threatens the livelihoods of a significant segment of the minority community." Clyburn may have a point. According to data from the Bureau of Justice Statistics, blacks are responsible for the majority of robberies and murders in the 75 most populated U.S. counties....
  • Survey: Bernie Delegates Would Hate It If Hillary Picks One Of These People For VP

    07/17/2016 5:52:10 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 9 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | July 16, 2016 | Kerry Picket
    Bernie Sanders delegates believe that a number of high-profile names being mentioned as options for Hillary Clinton's running mate are unacceptable, and if she picks one of them, those delegates are be ready to protest the pick in Philadelphia at the Democratic National Convention in less than two weeks. According to a survey of Sanders delegates conducted by the Bernie Delegates Network, the numbers show "big concerns about Hillary Clinton's pending choice of a vice presidential candidate." [Snip] According to the online poll, a "vast majority" of surveyed delegates said that if Clinton picks someone they don't like, they would...
  • Cornel West endorses Green Party’s Jill Stein, calls Trump “neo-fascist catastrophe"....

    07/16/2016 5:18:10 AM PDT · by Enchante · 43 replies
    Salon.com ^ | July 15, 2016 | Ben Norton
    In his op-ed, West echoed what he told Salon in an interview in May. “Just to tell the truth, Trump is a narcissistic neo-fascist in the making, and you just have to say that. That’s what it is,” he said, blasting the corporate media for fueling the rise of the GOP front-runner and describing him as the out-of-control Frankenstein’s monster who is “coming back to haunt you.” “Hillary Clinton is a milquetoast neoliberal” who is pushing for “hawkish policies around the world; you just have to say that,” West added. He excoriated the capitalist system and the “big money” that...
  • French Terror Suspect Named As Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, A "Well-Known" Tunisian Criminal

    07/15/2016 4:34:43 AM PDT · by blueyon · 59 replies
    UK Telegraph via zerohedge ^ | 7/15/16 | UK Telegraph posted on zerohedge by Tyler Durden
    Now that the initial shock of the Nice Bastille Day terror attack which claimed at least 84 lives has passed, and the investigation into the causes and motives behind the latest tragic mass killing has begun. Earlier this morning it was revealed that the driver of the truck used to attack Bastille Day celebrations in Nice has been named in local reports as 31-year-old delivery driver Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, a Tunisian criminal, who is reported to be a French passport holder, and well-known to the police. According to newspaper Nice-Matin, quoted by the Telegraph, the identity of the driver of...
  • Dem Congressional Candidate Thinks 9/11 Was 'One of the Greatest Events in Human History’

    07/15/2016 4:07:41 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 32 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 14, 2016 | Leah Barkoukis
    There are always long-shot candidates in any political race, but Democrat Scott Fenstermaker may take it to a whole new level, and I’m not talking about in a “the rent is too damn high” kind of way. Fenstermaker, a criminal defense and tax litigation attorney, made recent comments about 9/11 in a “Humans of New York” profile that has the New York Daily News referring to him as “deranged.” In the profile piece, Fenstermaker argued that the U.S. “got what it deserved” on September 11. "I think the people in those towers died as representatives for the rest of us,...
  • Shotguns to be removed from Chicago Police

    07/14/2016 3:10:43 PM PDT · by KeyLargo · 39 replies
    Thursday, July 14, 2016 Bye Bye Shotguns? An interesting missive out of the Chief of Patrol's Office this week: Commencing the week of 18 July 2016 through 22 July 2016, there will be a District shotgun and ammunition turn-in. The purpose of this weapon turn-in is to collect the shotguns, reconcile the inventory and later repurpose the weapons if necessary. [emphasis added - SCC] There's an attached matrix for every district and unit to bring the shotguns in - and the Districts may not get them back. One of the more versatile weapons in the Department inventory is being removed...
  • MOOCHELLE Said Blacks Should Vote Democrat

    07/14/2016 6:11:29 AM PDT · by Paul46360 · 31 replies
    Michelle Obama has said blacks should vote democrat, and Barack tips his hat to BLM, But BLM are just becoming an intimidation arm of the democrat party the same as the KKK were, and they are sold out for socialism the same as the Nazis. On top of that all of the aforementioned depend on justifying the hatred of a group or groups and unifying others on that hate and anger and motivate with the us against them mentality to achieve their insatiable goals.
  • Deconstructing the logic of the Hillary voter

    07/13/2016 10:16:00 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 14 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/13/16 | Herman Cain
    Put down the Fool-Aid and think I know many of you are going to vote for Hillary Clinton for president, because she is a woman. That’s a shallow gender-biased reason but that’s your choice. Some of you are going to vote for Hillary because she is the presumptive Democrat nominee. You have voted Democrat all your life and you are not going to change now, even if you do not think she can lead this country.