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  • WikiLeaks Reveals Media Collusion

    07/27/2016 4:29:58 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 27, 2016 | Brent Bozell
    The radical leftist collective known as WikiLeaks tried to ruin the Democratic convention by posting a trove of Democratic National Committee emails that easily proved that party leader Debbie Wasserman Schultz and her staff shunned neutrality in favor of pushing Hillary Clinton's nomination. The Bernie Sanders socialists were enraged, their suspicions confirmed. The media paid some attention to that, especially when Schultz was quickly ousted from her job. Guess what else was confirmed, which the media largely skipped over? The evidence in the emails that revealed great chumminess and coordination between Democrats and the supposedly "objective" national press. You really...
  • #BlueLightFriday: From the White House to Your House

    07/27/2016 4:14:56 AM PDT · by Kaslin
    Townhall.com ^ | July 27, 2016 | Michelle Malkin
    When you need something done, call a retired cop. That's how Blue Light Friday at the White House came together last week. Unlike the lame duck occupant at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., I have little experience as a community organizer. So I asked retired New York Police Department officer John Cardillo if he could help me turn out his law enforcement friends, families and supporters to honor the fallen. His one-word answer: "Yes." Our mission: Bring a blue hue to the People's House in Washington, D.C. -- in the wake of the Dallas and Baton Rouge police ambushes -- since Barack...
  • (Flashback From October 17, 2002) Carter, Democrats Asked Soviets to Stop Reagan

    07/26/2016 6:26:18 PM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 19 replies
    Newsmax.com frontpagemag.com ^ | Thursday, October 17, 2002 | frontpagemag.comnewsman
    Peter Schweizer, a Hoover Institution research fellow, has just written a new book, "Reagan's War: The Epic Story of His Forty-Year Struggle and Final Triumph Over Communism." Schweizer, after scouring once-classified KGB, East German Stasi and Soviet Communist Party files, discovered incontrovertible evidence that the Soviets not only played footsie with high-ranking Democrats, they also worked behind the scenes to influence American elections. Soviet diplomatic accounts and material from the archives show that in January 1984 former President Jimmy Carter dropped by Soviet Ambassador Anatoly Dobrynin's residence for a private meeting. Carter expressed his concern about and opposition to Reagan's...
  • Team Clinton’s Overconfidence

    07/26/2016 4:31:19 PM PDT · by Innovative · 9 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | July 26, 2016 | Jason L. Riley
    On Friday, Hillary Clinton’s choice of Tim Kaine as her running mate projected confidence. By Monday, it looked more like overconfidence. For more than a month, Mrs. Clinton and her allies have been running campaign ads in battleground states, and Mr. Kaine, a senator from one such state (Virginia), is a potential plus in nearly all of them. His bilingualism could enhance her appeal among Hispanic voters in places like Florida and Colorado. His Roman Catholicism could help her in swing states with large Catholic populations such as Wisconsin and Pennsylvania. As a former governor of Virginia, Mr. Kaine brings...
  • For Trump! Against the Disloyalists!

    07/26/2016 4:28:21 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    American Thinker ^ | July 26, 2016 | Jared E. Peterson
    At last it’s beyond dispute: This time the Republican Party’s presidential nominee is someone chosen by full throated roar from its augmented voter base, not by the timid and failed leadership that’s gripped the Party since Reagan. And just as importantly, despite furious howls from “We prefer Hillary” turncoats scattered among Republican elites and conservative intellectuals, it’s now also indisputable that Donald Trump is fighting for the major part of the Republican Party and American conservatism’s Reagan agenda: unapologetic patriotism and belief in American exceptionalism, a freer, less regulated economy, a Supreme Court that respects the Constitution, unrestricted freedom of...
  • Is Trump’s Campaign Too Small? Or Is Clinton’s Too Big?

    07/26/2016 4:07:19 PM PDT · by grayboots · 25 replies
    New York Slimes ^ | 7/26/2016 | Robert Draper
    Despite the view expressed by many commentators that last week’s Republican convention more closely resembled a grand-mal seizure than a smoothly coordinated rollout of a presidential nominee, Donald Trump emerged from Cleveland with exactly the kind of bounce such events are supposed to deliver. A CBS News poll now has Trump slightly ahead in 11 battleground states; FiveThirtyEight also shows him leading Hillary Clinton in Ohio, Florida, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, Nevada and Iowa. If this lead holds, he would most likely be guaranteed victory on Nov. 8.
  • A True Story of 'Hands Up, Don’t Shoot' for Hillary’s Convention

    07/26/2016 3:59:30 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    American Thinker ^ | July 26, 2016 | Colin Flaherty
    Now let us praise the most damaging hoax of our generation: The ‘hands ups, don’t shoot’ fairy tale surrounding the shooting death of St. Michael Brown of Ferguson -- which is about to be glorified at the Democrat convention tonight. Not for the first time: Shortly after the shooting, the President of the United States interrupted his speech to the Congressional Black Caucus to point out members of the Brown family in attendance. They were welcomed with thunderous applause. As were the parents of St. Trayvon of Martin during a SRO appearance at the National Association of Black Journalists convention...
  • The STEM Education Challenge

    07/26/2016 11:08:51 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 47 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 26, 2016 | Allen West
    (Editors’ note: This column is co-authored by Chris MacFarland)New, robust partnerships between the public and private sectors are needed today to attract and educate the young scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians for tomorrow.A stem is the main trunk of a plant, and STEM — short for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics — is the main trunk of our economy.A plant that gets too little water will fail to grow. Unfortunately, that’s also what’s happening to STEM education in our country today.We’re simply failing to attract and educate a sufficient number of young scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians. Demand for these...
  • The Abortion-ization of the Democratic Party

    07/26/2016 10:58:49 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 26, 2016 | Kristan Hawkins
    When I was in grade school, I often played at nights and on the weekends with a boy who lived a couple of houses from me. We would ride bikes, play video games, the usual stuff. But during the school day, I noticed he was always mean to me if I approached him when he was hanging out with his friends. I asked him about it once and he told me we were like “secret” friends. I was a girl and straight-A student and he was a jock so I guess in his mind we didn’t mix. That was the...
  • Email Scandal Reveals the Hypocrisy of the Democratic Party

    07/26/2016 10:50:34 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 26, 2016 | Rachel Marsden
    The self-styled "party of unity" has been exposed as a collection of manipulative dividers. The facade that Democrats present to American voters is crumbling. WikiLeaks has released more than 19,000 internal emails from Democratic National Committee officials, claiming that the massive leak is merely Part 1 of a "Hillary Leaks" series. The emails reveal DNC favoritism toward Hillary Clinton, who'll be officially nominated for the White House this week, at the expense of her vanquished Democratic rival, Bernie Sanders. DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz stepped down Monday just as the party's national convention was getting underway. How did the documents...
  • 7 Things the Left Doesn’t Want You to Know About Their History

    07/26/2016 8:47:51 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 26, 2016 | Dinesh D' Souza
    Monday marked the beginning of the Democratic National Convention, where Hillary Clinton and her fellow Democrats will try to convince the country that they are the party of the future. To combat their lies, here is a list of seven things they donÂ’t want you to realize about their history from my latest book, HillaryÂ’s America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party.1. The Founder of the Democratic Party was a Racist Land StealerAndrew Jackson didnÂ’t really go around the law; he made the law. He was a law unto himself. ThatÂ’s because he had the troops and the guns...
  • Hey, Sandernistas, are you trying to elect Donald Trump?

    07/26/2016 7:37:04 AM PDT · by Mariner · 6 replies
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | July 26th, 2016 | Sacramento Bee Editorial Board
    Supporters of Bernie Sanders have had a big impact on the Democratic agenda. They have pushed through the most liberal party platform in recent memory. The $15 minimum wage, single-payer health care, debt-free college – these and other progressive priorities are getting attention they haven’t received in generations. What a waste it would be if Americans failed to elect a Democratic president. Unfortunately, electing Donald Trump is exactly what some Sanders partisans appear to be bent on with their dogmatic and destructive demonization of Hillary Clinton. Perhaps they missed it, what with all the booing of every voice of reason...
  • The Late, Great Democratic Party

    07/26/2016 6:30:31 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 51 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 26, 2016 | Stephen Moore
    This week, the Democrats officially appoint the battered Hillary Clinton to be torchbearer of the party. She has slouched to the finish line. She is tired and the country is tired of her. Sorry, Democrats, no do-overs. You're stuck with her. But it isn't just Clinton who is out of touch and in tragic decline. It's the whole Democratic Party. My friends at the American Enterprise Institute reported last week that the Democratic platform is silent on economic growth. Maybe that is because across the country during the past eight years of Obamanomics, economic growth has been silent. This is...
  • Bitter Bernie Sanders supporters dangerously delusional if they don't follow their leader and stand

    07/26/2016 5:18:59 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 31 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | July 26, 2016 | Josh Greenman
    Complete Headline: Bitter Bernie Sanders supporters dangerously delusional if they don't follow their leader and stand behind Hillary The embittered Bernie Sanders brigades who interrupted speeches throughout the first day and night of the Democratic convention, chanting for their man and booing every mention of the nominee, as though it were Purim and Hillary Clinton the evil Haman, are dangerously delusional. You should respect their vote and passion; you shouldn't respect their rude outbursts. Those who couldn't contain themselves proved not to be proud progressives but petulant children who risk helping to elect Donald Trump, a massive threat to...
  • Refugee Jihad Spreads in Germany-Why the recent wave of attacks is only the beginning

    07/26/2016 4:46:59 AM PDT · by SJackson · 45 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | July 26, 2016 | Joseph Klein
    Refugee Jihad Spreads in Germany Why the recent wave of attacks is only the beginning. July 26, 2016 Joseph Klein The German people are suffering the consequences of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s reckless open door “refugee” policy. Merkel laid down the welcome mat for around a million migrants last year, many of them from troubled areas of the Middle East and South Asia, including Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan. There have been four violent attacks in Germany within just the past week. Two of them were committed by Syrian migrants. A third was committed by an Afghan asylum seeker. The fourth,...
  • The National Bolshevik Association

    07/26/2016 4:45:43 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 26, 2016 | Mike Adams
    Rep. Robert Pittenger of North Carolina has written one of the best letters (below) I’ve ever seen come from the pen of an American politician. It was written to National Basketball Association Commissioner Adam Silver and thus stands little chance of getting a response. Since the letter was so good and will probably get no reply, I thought I would offer the kind of rebuttal Commissioner Silver would offer if he really had personal integrity and a character for truth telling. He has neither. So here goes: Dear Mr. Silver:Last week, I met with constituents from China who outlined the...
  • What's 'Making America One Again' About?

    07/26/2016 4:33:23 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 26, 2016 | Michael Barone
    "Make America One Again." That was the stated theme of the last night of the Republican National Convention. In the welter of analysis of Donald Trump's acceptance speech, few have commented on it, but it's worth taking it seriously. Liberal commentators have dwelled repeatedly on Trump's "dark" and "dystopian" view of America. Apparently, you're not supposed to think badly of our nation when we have a black Democratic president. This is mostly just partisan spin. The candidate of the out party invariably takes a dim view of the way things are going. Yes, they usually add more uplift than Trump...
  • Winners and losers from the first night of the Democratic convention (Acid Reflux)

    07/26/2016 4:20:52 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 61 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 7/26/2016 | Chris Cillizza
    A tumultuous first day of the Democratic National Convention is in the books. I watched, tweeted and, candidly, ate and drank. (I mean, it was a long day.) My take on the best and worst of the night that was is below. Winners * Michelle Obama: An absolute home run. Period. It will be difficult for anyone in the next three days to deliver a better speech than the first lady did on Monday night. She used her personal story of raising two young African American girls in the White House to tie her husband's history-making presidency to the history-making...
  • Hugh Hewitt: Winners and losers in Cleveland

    07/25/2016 6:56:41 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 43 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | July 24, 2016 | Hugh Hewitt
    ...Donald Trump came, saw and conquered. His children went four for four in terrific speeches with Ivanka almost stealing the night from her father. But it was the original Trump who milked his long Thursday night speech — purposeful and a ratings bonanza — to lay out his message in disciplined, audience-by-audience focused fashion... Five stars for all the Trumps...
  • Americans Would Prosper Better With A Republican President

    07/25/2016 3:29:44 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 25, 2016 | Peter Morici
    Hillary Clinton claims the economy does better with a Democrat in the White House--that’s simply false.Unless a president presides over an absolute disaster—as did George W. Bush or Herbert Hoover—comparing one with another is tricky business. Too much depends on the domestic circumstances each inherits and conditions in the wider global economy.The best recent apples to apples comparison is between the tough situations Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama faced when they assumed high office and how the fortunes of America's families subsequently progressed—with Reagan relying on conservative prescriptions and Obama on activist government to fix things.Obama took office during a punishing financial...
  • How will Germany change after string of bloody attacks?

    07/25/2016 3:28:36 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 60 replies
    TheLocal.de ^ | 25 Jul 2016 14:56 GMT+02:00 | Jörg Luyken
    Within seven days Germany has been hit by four bloody attacks on innocent people on its streets and on a train. What does this unprecedented string of murders mean for the country? […] … Public opinion turned strongly against the welcoming culture after sexual assaults in Cologne and Hamburg over New Year, around half of the suspects for which arrived as refugees over the preceding 12 months. The great influx of refugees which took place in the second half of 2015 came to an end months ago, with monthly arrivals now comparable to the numbers that crossed the border in...
  • Trump Poll Bounce Rattles Experts

    07/25/2016 3:17:46 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 44 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | July 25, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Trump got a convention bounce and it's a big one, a six-point convention bounce. Now, if you look at Real Clear Politics average of polls, you don't see six points, because those polls -- the average of those polls -- consist of a number of days before the convention added to the days of and after the convention. But if you take out the days leading up to the convention -- just look at the polling data that comes from the convention and after it -- it's a huge, six-point convention bump. Now, you might say, "Well,...
  • Democrats: Party of Doom and Gloom

    07/25/2016 3:05:51 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | July 25, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: You remember one of the themes from last week. We had the Trump acceptance speech. That night and the next day there was total unison throughout the media. Is it not fascinating, is it not illustrative how every Drive-By Media outlet -- print, internet, broadcast, radio and television -- every one of them used the same exact terms to describe Trump's speech: dark, foreboding, scary. Every day they illustrate how they are not news. But, more importantly, they are the ones, the left owns dark. The left owns scary. Those are techniques. The left has frightened young...
  • DNC Emails Prove What We Knew

    07/25/2016 1:25:00 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | July 25, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: You know what the biggest joke of the all of this is? The biggest joke they're trying to tell us, "Hey, nobody knew that the Democrat National Committee had rigged the game for Hillary. Nobody knew." Crazy Bernie supporters didn't know. Bernie didn't know. Come on, everybody knew. Maybe they didn't. But everybody knew this game was rigged from the get-go, on the Democrat side, before we got the email release from WikiLeaks. Who would have ever believed that Democrats have come to be defined by secret emails that have been dumped on us, emails we were...
  • Sowell: Black Votes Matter

    07/25/2016 1:22:40 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 33 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | July 26, 2016 | Thomas Sowell
    Black votes matter. If Republicans could get 20 percent of black votes, the Democrats would be ruined. This is highly unlikely, given the approach used by Republicans. However, the point is that Democrats must not only continue to get nine-tenths of black votes, they also need to get a high turnout of black voters on election day. People who expected the election of President Barack Obama to lead to racial healing and a post-racial society failed to take account of the political reality that racial healing and a post-racial society would, at a minimum, reduce black voter turnout. Black votes...
  • The Libertarian Book of Trump

    07/25/2016 12:22:47 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 25, 2016 | Ilana Mercer
    In a new book, “The Trump Revolution: The Donald’s Creative Destruction Deconstructed,” I argue that Donald J. Trump is the quintessential post-constitutional candidate. In the “Opening Statement,” titled “Welcome To The Post-Constitutional Jungle,” oldies will recognize a nod to the Guns N' Roses classic, “Welcome to the Jungle,” as well as to broadcaster Mark Levin's coinage. We inhabit what Levin has termed a post-constitutional America. The libertarian (and classical conservative) ideal—where the chains that tether us to an increasingly tyrannical national government are loosened and power is devolved once again to the smaller units of society—is a long way away....
  • There Is Nothing Honorable about Losing to Hillary

    07/25/2016 11:55:37 AM PDT · by Lakeshark · 7 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | Karin McQuillan
    In 2008 we had John McCain, who was too honorable to criticize Barack Hussein Obama. In 2012 we had Mitt Romney who again was too honorable to attack our first black President. Now we have Ted Cruz who is too honorable to honor his pledge of party unity, too honorable to protect our Supreme Court from Hillary’s potential nominees, and too honorable to help us win. We have all the Libertarians, so honorable they have a shot at throwing the election to Hillary. We have a whole list of conservative pundits and websites, who could swallow the GOP betraying all...
  • There Is Nothing Honorable about Losing to Hillary

    07/25/2016 11:50:19 AM PDT · by Lakeshark · 10 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | Karin McQuillan
    In 2008 we had John McCain, who was too honorable to criticize Barack Hussein Obama. In 2012 we had Mitt Romney who again was too honorable to attack our first black President. Now we have Ted Cruz who is too honorable to honor his pledge of party unity, too honorable to protect our Supreme Court from Hillary’s potential nominees, and too honorable to help us win. We have all the Libertarians, so honorable they have a shot at throwing the election to Hillary. We have a whole list of conservative pundits and websites, who could swallow the GOP betraying all...
  • Revolution Unfolding Before Our Eyes

    07/25/2016 8:29:04 AM PDT · by LS · 119 replies
    self | 7/25/2016 | LS
    Julian Assange says more is coming---that more Wikileaks will be emerging that would lead to Cankles' indictment. Well, we know that won't happen, at least not for several months. But Assange's comment should alert everyone on both sides that the revolution we thought was brewing? It's brewed. It has achieved critical mass. And you see it in the polls. Over the weekend, not only does CNN have Trump now at a 5-point lead, but if the election is head to head, Trump is at 48%. Given what are (as we well know) significant sampling biases in these polls---which I won't...
  • ‘MERE ISLAM’ AND THE MUNICH MASSACRE

    07/25/2016 7:28:04 AM PDT · by SJackson · 14 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | Raymond Ibrahim | July 25, 2016
    ‘Mere Islam’ and the Munich Massacre Killer wasn’t a refugee, ISIS, or even a Sunni: but he was Muslim… July 25, 2016 Raymond Ibrahim    Raymond Ibrahim is a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center. A German-born 18-year-old of Iranian descent named Ali Sonboly went on a shooting spree last Friday.  He reportedly targeted young children; a number of adolescents were among the nine he murdered. This incident is a reminder that the ongoing terrorization of the West is not limited to the Islamic State (“ISIS”), “extreme” Wahhabi or Salafi interpretations of Islam, or terrorists posing as...
  • KAINE: THE FACE OF THE DEMOCRATS’ DANGEROUS FOREIGN POLICY PRIORITIES

    07/25/2016 7:25:08 AM PDT · by SJackson · 9 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | July 25, 2016 | Joseph Klein
    Kaine: The Face of the Democrats’ Dangerous Foreign Policy Priorities A telling pick for the Clinton VP post. July 25, 2016 Joseph Klein    Hillary Clinton settled on Virginia Senator Tim Kaine to be her running mate.  Senator Kaine’s self-effacing description of himself is “boring,” a trait that Hillary appears to relish. “I love that about him,” she told CBS News. Hillary also was looking for someone with knowledge of national security issues. Senator Kaine serves on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and Arms Services Committee. What she really found in Senator Kaine is a running mate who epitomizes...
  • A Black and Blue America Needs Healing

    07/25/2016 7:17:12 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 25, 2016 | Terry Paulson
    We’re living in a black and blue America, bruised by racial tensions erupting on both sides of the divide. Xavier Johnson was a racist, taking aim in Dallas to kill as many white policemen as possible. The copycat murders of officers in Baton Rouge and other cities have just escalated the crisis. Some police may have harbored racist beliefs that helped fuel unjustified use of force with innocent black civilians. Racism remains, but harping on the past and the few officers who live out their bias cannot be the answer. Most Americans detest racism of any color from police and...
  • So You're Voting Your Conscience

    07/25/2016 7:10:10 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 39 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 25, 2016 | Katie Kieffer
    Many people conflate “voting your conscience” with writing-in a third party candidate—a mistake caused by thinking you are personally responsible for the actions of your politicians. Last week, Sen. Ted Cruz confused evangelical voters who hold his opinion in high regard. In his speech at the GOP National Convention in Ohio, he subtly advised them not to vote for the GOP nominee, Donald Trump. Despite being invited by the Trump campaign to command a primetime speaking slot, Cruz did not use the slot to unify the party and defeat Hillary Clinton. Instead, he preached vague marching orders: “We deserve leaders...
  • Garrison Keillor: Praise The Lord, I've Seen The Dark (barf alert but funny)

    07/25/2016 6:45:30 AM PDT · by Iron Munro · 40 replies
    Tampa Bay Times ^ | Friday, July 22, 2016 | Garrison Keillor
    A week ago I felt good about America but no more. Coyotes are running freely in the streets of our big cities, the stock market is teetering on the verge of collapse, the monetary system will soon go belly-up, China and North Korea and Iran have a knife to our throats, our schools are in chaos, politicians corrupt, the media stupefied by political correctness, and everywhere you look you hear foreign accents. We are on the edge of the abyss. At my house, we've begun fortifying the basement walls with sandbags and laying in barrels of fresh water and K-rations....
  • Trump showed at RNC he's approaching the presidency like a smart CEO

    07/25/2016 5:51:43 AM PDT · by Lakeshark · 34 replies
    Herman Cain ^ | 7/25/16 | Herman Cain
    One of the reasons I’ve been favorably inclined toward Donald Trump’s candidacy right from the start is that he saw something I saw when I ran four years ago. America needs a president who understands executive decision-making. When I was a candidate, I met with Donald Trump to seek his advice. He was only too happy to see me, and we had a great conversation. One of the things we agreed on was that few candidates from either party seemed to understand how effective executive leaders make decisions, set priorities or put together teams who can get results.*snip*Trump is clearly...
  • Don’t Let Liberals Destroy Fox News

    07/25/2016 5:23:51 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 83 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 25, 2016 | Kurt Schlichter
    The idea behind the Fox News channels was by no means a stroke of genius; it was actually a stroke of the blazingly obvious. Why not create a cable news network that was explicitly not another Democrat propaganda machine and directly target the 50 percent of Americans the rest of the media either ignores or treats like dirt? The genius of Roger Ailes came in its execution – everything from the uniquely hot color palette to the uniquely hot journalists to the (at first) unique mix of opinion and straight reporting, all backed by a lean, mean organization that produced...
  • There is Nothing Honorable About Losing to Hillary

    07/25/2016 12:54:35 AM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 30 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 07/25/2016 | Karin McQuillan
    In 2008 we had John McCain, who was too honorable to criticize Barack Hussein Obama. In 2012 we had Mitt Romney who again was too honorable to attack our first black President. Now we have Ted Cruz who is too honorable to honor his pledge of party unity, too honorable to protect our Supreme Court from Hillary’s potential nominees, and too honorable to help us win. We have all the Libertarians, so honorable they have a shot at throwing the election to Hillary. We have a whole list of conservative pundits and websites, who could swallow the GOP betraying all...
  • Why Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei Is Supremely Confident

    07/24/2016 4:47:39 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 6 replies
    Jewish Press ^ | July 24th, 2016 | Ziva Dahl
    One year after they signed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, popularly known as the Iran deal, the Iranians are secretly attempting to procure illicit nuclear technology and equipment. So says Germany’s domestic intelligence agency. It appears the mullahs are supremely confident that America and the West will do nothing to enforce the agreement. Looking back on the Iran nuclear deal and the singular role Iran’s American lobby, the National Iranian American Council (NIAC), played in the formulation and promotion of the agreement, it’s clear that Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s past experience with President Obama has given him...
  • The rise of black nationalist groups that captivated killers in Dallas, Baton Rouge

    07/24/2016 4:34:29 PM PDT · by Candor7 · 13 replies
    WAPO ^ | July 23 at 8:42 PM | Kevin Sullivan
    Micah Xavier Johnson, who killed five police officers in Dallas, was increasingly drawn to black nationalist ideology and attended several meetings of the People’s New Black Panther Party. Gavin Eugene Long, who killed three officers in Baton Rouge, said he belonged to the Washitaw Nation, an obscure black nationalist group that claims ownership to the huge swath of the United States obtained in the Louisiana Purchase on the belief that they are descended from a U.S. indigenous group. The People’s New Black Panther Party and the Washitaw Nation have vastly different ideologies and no direct ties to each other, but...
  • Three Simple Reasons Why Trump Will Win

    07/24/2016 9:33:44 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 37 replies
    American Thinker ^ | July 24, 2016 | Lloyd Marcus
    Based on traditional campaign markers and guideposts, experts predict Trump will go down in humiliating defeat to Hillary Clinton. I think they are wrong, folks. Michael Jackson said, “I'm not like other guys.” I say Donald Trump is not like other politicians. When Trump announced his bid for the White House, snooty political elites laughed, “Look at this idiot.” They had no idea that millions of Americans at home watching were saying, “Yeah! Right on! I like this guy!” Polls continue to tighten between Trump and Hillary. I suspect some of Hillary's lead is due to voters lying to pollsters...
  • The RNC Convention through Mainstream Media Eyes

    07/24/2016 9:15:00 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    American Thinker ^ | July 24, 2016 | Dan Joppich
    I’m one of those rare few who don’t believe in paying for television or radio, so most of my updates on the RNC convention came via network news, public television, public radio and a smattering of Liberal-leaning websites. Since it’s unlikely that most here frequent these “news” sources, I thought that I would share my takeaway from the Left’s point of view this week: Monday – Apparently nobody gave speeches on Monday if you get your news from the Left. Coverage revolved around all the people carrying guns and all the police in and around the convention center. Since the...
  • Kaine and Unable

    07/24/2016 8:57:50 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    American Thinker ^ | July 24, 2016 | Doris O'Brien
    Most pundits consider Tim Kaine a safe, if boring, vice presidential running mate for Hillary Clinton. For those who truly understand the frontrunner, Kaine is an apt pick. Like Mike Pence, he is not exceptionally attention-grabbing. Neither of them has to be. The two top dogs in the race already have all the deep-throated growl they need. Kaine has been operating in the political arena for over 22 years. He has an all too familiar "insider" résumé that tracks his career moves through various levels of state, party, and federal government. He is being touted by Democrats as someone who...
  • It Was a 'Dark and Stormy Night' (for Cruz, the Media, and Hillary)

    07/24/2016 8:47:54 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    American Thinker ^ | July 24, 2016 | Clarice Feldman
    Cruz’s “Conscience” Cruz played dog in the manger at the Republican convention. Someone should have whispered in his ear these words from Omar Khayyam: " “The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ, Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line, Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it.” Some say his phrase “vote your conscience” was just a call to support the entire ticket. I don’t. I think the delegates who booed him had it right. As my friend JM Hanes observed: "Vote your conscience" is a veritable NeverTrump...
  • Trump Must Pledge to Implement GOP Platform

    07/24/2016 7:41:19 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 59 replies
    (Published by) Townhall.com ^ | July 24, 2016 | (Op-ed written by) Matt Barber
    Even as the GOP establishment drifts ever leftward, mutating into a “progressive” monstrosity nearly indistinguishable from its DNC Capital Club drinking buddies, a group of conservative delegates has crafted what’s being called “the most conservative Republican Platform in history.”By the grace of God, this platform was adopted in toto this past week at the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland.Now, to unify the Republican Party and admit into triage an America on the precipice of total collapse (and to put us on the road to recovery), nominee Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress should immediately pledge to implement every plank...
  • Trump's Emasculation of Republican Foreign Policy (Barf and Hurl Alert!!!

    07/24/2016 7:17:01 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 50 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 24, 2016 | Steve Chapman
    If there has been any constant in the Republican worldview over decades, it's that American strength, resolve and credibility are essential in foreign affairs, and weakness and uncertainty lead straight to disaster. The GOP legions regard Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton as failures because they have been insufficiently willing to challenge our adversaries and stand with our friends. "Our allies don't trust us, and our enemies don't fear us" is a claim made by one Republican after another. But the Cleveland convention was a study in dissonance between the bedrock convictions of just about every loyal Republican and the opinions...
  • Hillary: The Source of Business

    07/24/2016 7:08:38 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 24, 2016 | Bruce Bialosky
    Hillary remains a rich vein of commentary, so much so that I could (and might) spend from now to November writing about her peccadilloes. The one part of her march to the presidency that baffles me is that anyone who runs a business would support her campaign. The woman has no history in business, no understanding of how business operates, and the only laurel on which she relies is that during her husband’s terms business did fairly well. Yet many businesses have paid a pretty penny to hear her sage advice. Ms. Clinton has recently been supporting new restrictions on...
  • Democrats Need to Stop Insisting That Everything Is Going Well

    07/24/2016 2:03:24 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 54 replies
    Current Affairs ^ | July 23, 2016 | Nathan J. Robinson, editor
    Trivializing people’s problems and fears is not a good way to win support. Among members of the liberal press, the reaction to Donald Trump’s RNC acceptance speech has been almost unanimous. It was, they say, “grim,” “angry,” and “dark.” Trump painted a “Mad Max” picture of the United States, as a nation is crisis, beset by crime, terrorism, unemployment, and despair. This picture, say the commentators, is false. Trump exaggerated crime rates, which are actually going down rather than up. He scare-mongered about immigrants and terrorism, creating threats where there are none. And he suggested that the world is going...
  • Munich shooting linked to neo-Nazi mass murderer Anders Breivik (Liberals changing reality again)

    07/23/2016 5:26:26 PM PDT · by Cubs Fan · 56 replies
    The German-born shooter, Ali Sonboly, was likely inspired by right-wing extremists. He was not at all religious A German gunman likely influenced by right-wing extremists killed nine people and injured 27 more in a mass shooting on Friday. German police said the shooter was “obsessed” with mass shootings. Authorities also said the shooting was connected to neo-Nazi Anders Breivik. Munich police chief Hubertus Andrae said the link between Breivik and the Munich shooting is “obvious,” the BBC reported. The Munich shooting took place on the fifth anniversary of the massacre Breivik carried out in Norway, in which he murdered 77...
  • Trump's Speech Wasn't 'Dark' or 'Angry.' The Media Is Out of Touch.

    07/23/2016 4:51:31 PM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 60 replies
    The National Interest ^ | July 23, 2016 | Peter Navarro
    Either the mainstream press doesn’t get Donald J. Trump—or its poison pens are simply out to get him. Exhibit A is last week’s dour coverage of one of the most electrifying presidential nomination acceptance speeches in the last thirty years. I was at the Cleveland arena Thursday night where this history was made, and I was particularly revolted by Friday morning’s spin from two of the biggest Horseman of the Trump Apocalypse. The New York Times castigated the speech as “dark” and “angry” while the Washington Post labeled it “a dire portrait of a lawless, terrorized nation.” In truth,...
  • Don't Buy the Media Labels on Tim Kaine: 'Centrist' or 'Devout Catholic'

    07/23/2016 12:47:42 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 53 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | July 23, 2016 | Tim Graham
    Hillary Clinton's selection of Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Virginia) as her running mate is already creating one distortion of reality: that Kaine is somehow a "centrist." His American Conservative Union rating score in his first three years in the Senate is 0.00. But here was The Wall Street Journal opening up its coverage tonight: The other distortion is any journalist touting Kaine as a "devout Catholic" or "traditional Catholic" without noting it would be more accurate to call him a devout and traditional Democrat. A "devout" believer in the church would champion in public its pro-life stance and its opposition to...