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  • Trump Asks Sanders voters to Back His Campaign

    07/29/2016 10:18:54 AM PDT · by tflabo · 27 replies
    CBS News ^ | CBS News
    Trump is short video excerpt from last month.
  • Beware The Predictable Polling Onslaught to Paint the Potemkin Village…

    07/28/2016 4:36:38 PM PDT · by dontreadthis · 30 replies
    The Last Refuge ^ | July 28, 2016 | sundance
    We are not, repeat NOT, going to exhaust unnecessary energy in the next 10 days to deconstruct the insufferably predictable media-agenda-polls that are looming on the near horizon. The corporations who have a vested interest in manufacturing the Potemkin village have their collected pollsters armed with fresh paint to create the optics of a “historic” surge in polling upon the conclusion of the Democrat National Party Convention in Philadelphia. Benjamin Franklin Half a Truth is often a Great Lie This paint job has been planned for weeks, if not months. You can count on a manufactured corporate-media pretense to deliver...
  • Insiders: Hillary's speech was a winner

    07/29/2016 5:43:01 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 62 replies
    Politico ^ | 07/29/16 | Steven Shepard
    Insiders: Hillary's speech was a winner “The narrative of division is bogus. The hecklers were never Democrats to begin with,” said an Iowa Democrat. By Steven Shepard 07/29/16 05:20 AM EDT PHILADELPHIA — Hillary Clinton’s acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention helped to ease party insiders’ anxiety after a week in which Donald Trump rode a modest bounce from the GOP convention into a neck-and-neck race with Clinton in the general election. That’s according to The POLITICO Caucus — a panel of activists, strategists and operatives in 11 key battleground states. Three quarters of Democratic insiders said following Clinton’s...
  • Exclusive: FBI probes hacking of Democratic congressional group - sources

    07/28/2016 9:21:22 PM PDT · by wildwoodla · 26 replies
    Reutres ^ | Thu Jul 28, 2016 11:20pm EDT | JOSEPH MENN, DUSTIN VOLZ AND MARK HOSENBALL
    The FBI is investigating a cyber attack against another U.S. Democratic Party group, which may be related to an earlier hack against the Democratic National Committee, four people familiar with the matter told Reuters.
  • OK everyone...Election Predictions...Newspaper Headlines election Day +1

    07/28/2016 4:23:22 PM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 110 replies
    28 July 2016 | US Navy Vet
    Please post 'em here...
  • The Democratic Bash Won’t Matter

    07/27/2016 10:24:08 PM PDT · by Angels27 · 15 replies
    WSJ ^ | 7-27-16 | Tokyo Rove
    Though the slogan for the first day of the Democratic National Convention was “United Together,” the party appeared to be anything but. Hacked emails dumped online by WikiLeaks had confirmed the worst suspicions of Sen. Bernie Sanders’s supporters. The Democratic establishment had been working all along to defeat their man, even discussing whether to plant stories that Mr. Sanders, who is Jewish, doesn’t believe in God. After Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced her resignation, she was rewarded by being named an “honorary chair” for Hillary Clinton’s campaign. Sanders supporters were hardly satisfied. On Monday the Bernie Bunch...
  • Here Are 5 Women That Are Better Role Models To Young Girls Than Hillary Clinton

    07/27/2016 5:55:52 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 78 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 27, 2016 | Sophie Carson
    "If there are any little girls out there who stayed up late to watch, let me just say: I may become the first woman president, but one of you is next," Hillary Clinton told the Democratic National Convention audience via satellite Tuesday night. This remark, said in a tone one might use to talk to babies, was the cherry on top of a slate of speakers who lauded Clinton’s landmark accomplishment as the country’s first female presidential nominee of a major party. The word “historic” was on everyone’s lips as Democrats claimed moral superiority for their support of a woman...
  • Julian Assange: 'A lot more material' coming on US elections

    07/26/2016 4:56:02 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 57 replies
    CNN ^ | 7/26/2016 | Matthew Chance
    (CNN)Wikileaks founder Julian Assange said Tuesday his whistleblowing website might release "a lot more material" relevant to the US electoral campaign. Assange was speaking in a CNN interview following the release of nearly 20,000 emails stolen from the Democratic National Committee by suspected Russian hackers. However, Assange refused to confirm or deny a Russian origin for the mass email leak, saying Wikileaks tries to create ambiguity to protect all its sources. "Perhaps one day the source or sources will step forward and that might be an interesting moment some people may have egg on their faces. But to exclude certain...
  • 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...
  • Unaired 60 MINUTES Hillary Kaine Interview on DNC

    07/24/2016 7:02:02 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 8 replies
    "I am adamantly opposed to anyone bringing religion into our political process," Hillary Clinton told Scott Pelley yesterday, referring to a recently released email that appears to be an attempt to undermine Bernie Sander's presidential candidacy on the basis of his religion. Earlier this week, WikiLeaks released thousands of emails that appear to have been sent and received by members of the Democratic National Committee, including one from a senior DNC staffer. Pelley read parts of this email to Clinton: "For Kentucky and West Virginia, can we get someone to ask his belief? Does he believe in a god? He...
  • IF DONALD TRUMP IS ELECTED PRESIDENT, AMERICA LOSES!

    07/24/2016 4:20:30 PM PDT · by Pilgrim's Progress · 42 replies
    self | 7/22/2016 | self
    - We lose all the illegal executive orders that n0bama foisted upon the American people. - We lose the threat of speaking freely on one's Facebook page without fear of losing one's job. - We lose (if Trump can do it) all the liberal judges that don't interpret the law but legislate from their benches. - We lose the feeling of hopelessness as he locks the borders to unvetted Syrian refugees. - We lose the unemployment checks as he builds a wall against the freeloading illegal aliens. - We lose the uncomfortable notion that the Supreme Court will be loaded...
  • Twitter users erupt: #DNCLeaks disappears from trending news as WikiLeaks emails released

    07/23/2016 9:42:46 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 25 replies
    Washington Times ^ | July 23, 2016 | Douglas Ernst
    Conservative Twitter users erupted on Friday after the social media platform torpedoed #DNCLeaks from its trending-news feed after Wikileaks released 20,000 emails by Democratic National Committee staff members. Embarrassing emails sent and received by DNC members had enough momentum to propel the story to Twitter’s top “trending” news feed on Friday afternoon. The #DNCLeaks entry vanished in the evening, but returned 20 minutes later after users cried foul. The story had 250,000 tweets at the time it was pulled. The Washington Examiner then aggregated the stream of angry feedback by conservatives.
  • Kaine Accepts Resignation of {His} Controversial {Islamist} Appointee [HILLARY'S VP'S RECORD]

    07/22/2016 5:59:25 PM PDT · by drpix · 17 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 9/27/2007 | staff
    RICHMOND, Va. – A controversial leader of a U.S. Muslim group resigned from a Virginia state board hours after Gov. Tim Kaine learned during a radio call-in show about incendiary comments the appointee made about Israel, Islam and U.S. foreign policy. Dr. Esam Omeish, who is a top surgeon at a Washington, D.C., area hospital, also is seen in videos found on YouTube.com that show him advocating "the jihad way," decrying the Israeli invasion last year of Lebanon, and calling for President Bush's impeachment. - cont'd -
  • Ted Cruz and the Trump Takeover

    07/22/2016 6:12:24 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 60 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 22, 2016 | Pat Buchanan
    The self-righteousness and smugness of Ted Cruz in refusing to endorse Donald Trump, then walking off stage in Cleveland, smirking amidst the boos, takes the mind back in time. At the Cow Palace in San Francisco in July of 1964, Gov. Nelson Rockefeller, having been defeated by Barry Goldwater, took the podium to introduce a platform plank denouncing "extremism." Implication: Goldwater's campaign is saturated with extremists. Purpose: Advertise Rocky's superior morality. Smug and self-righteous, Rocky brayed at the curses and insults, "It's a free country, ladies and gentlemen." Rocky was finished. He would never win the nomination. Richard Nixon took...
  • God might not want a woman to be president, some religious conservatives say

    07/20/2016 8:37:44 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 40 replies
    Washington Post ^ | July 20, 2016 at 6:00 AM | Julie Zauzmer
    Four years before Hillary Clinton became the first woman to mathematically capture a major U.S. political party’s presidential nomination, a staff member on Rick Santorum’s 2012 presidential campaign posed a question in an email that shocked many people: “Is it God’s highest desire, that is, his biblically expressed will, … to have a woman rule the institutions of the family, the church, and the state?” God’s will or not, in 2016, it’s all that much closer to coming to fruition. Clinton is poised to be nominated for president by the Democratic Party next week. And so religious hard-liners of all...
  • More Sanders voters say they will choose 'other,' or not vote, than back Clinton

    07/16/2016 10:28:37 PM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 28 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 07/16/2016 | Paul Bedard
    Supporters of rebel Democrat Sen. Bernie Sanders are not following his lead in backing Hillary Rodham Clinton, detouring away from the establishment Democrat to other candidates including Donald Trump. A new Economist/YouGov poll showed that the email scandal, and FBI Director James Comey's charge that Clinton's behavior was "extremely careless," has led Sanders backers to abandon the former secretary of State. Since Comey's House testimony, support for Clinton has dropped 12 points, to 41 percent. For the first time, Sanders supporters now prefer either someone else or they won't vote. It is the latest evidence that Clinton suffers from a...
  • GOP Cleveland organizers beg Adelson for $6 million

    07/15/2016 5:33:21 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 45 replies
    Politico ^ | 07/14/16 | Alex Isenstadt and Shane Goldmacher
    GOP Cleveland organizers beg Adelson for $6 million The GOP admits two dozen companies have pulled out because of Trump. By Alex Isenstadt and Shane Goldmacher 07/14/16 07:02 PM EDT CLEVELAND — Millions of dollars short and running out of time, organizers of the Republican National Convention have written an urgent request for $6 million to Las Vegas billionaire couple Sheldon and Miriam Adelson to cover the bills for next week’s festivities. In a letter to the Adelsons, obtained by POLITICO, the Cleveland 2016 Host Committee revealed the names of more than two dozen prominent corporations and individuals who have...
  • What Newt Gingrich Really Thinks of Donald Trump

    Newt Gingrich, a leading candidate to be Donald Trump’s running mate, told Republicans at a closed-door meeting earlier this year that Trump is not a conservative, speaks to voters “at the lowest level of any candidate in either party,” and could lose in a landslide if he didn’t significantly change his approach to campaigning. Gingrich suggested Trump’s move from campaigning to governing would be challenging: “How we make the transition from, you know, language for fourth graders to real policy, I don’t know.” His comments came in a February speech in Washington to the Republican State Leadership Committee, months before...
  • Election 2016, a drama even Shakespeare couldn’t write

    07/12/2016 8:19:01 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/12/16 | Judi McLeod
    This modern tragedy is that everyday Americans have been written into the Democrats’ script as those who must watch it all unfurl as helpless members of a captive audience The stage is set. The red velvet curtain is now going up on Election 2016 Act I today when Bernie Sanders endorses ‘opponent’ Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire. Savvy columnist Robert Laurie writes: “Bernie will kneel before his superior and kiss the queen’s ring with glowing endorsement.” We would put it that he will be kissing a certain part of the queen’s anatomy. It’s all been written in the script.
  • If Trump Picks This Guy for VP, It’s All Over For Him

    07/11/2016 7:46:30 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 156 replies
    Constitution.com ^ | July 11, 2016 | Gary DeMar
    “U.S. won’t ‘collapse’ because of same-sex marriage and abortion.” — Lt. General Michael Flynn Evangelicals are already reluctant to vote for Trump. The only thing that’s giving many of them pause is seeing Hillary Clinton sworn in as President in January 2017. I view Trump as a way to rid our nation of the Clintons once and for all. We may actually end up with a working Congress if Trump is elected. That’s a good thing. No one will be able to pull either the race or woman card when Congress opposes something unconstitutional Trump does. Trump could blow any...
  • Hacked Messages Discuss the Plan for a Black Lives Matter “Summer of Chaos” Leading to Martial Law

    07/10/2016 8:12:14 PM PDT · by TXnMA · 110 replies
    USA Today, Baltimore Sun, DC Clothesline via Oath Keepers Website ^ | July 6, 2016 | USA Today, Baltimore Sun, DC Clothesline via "Navy Jack"
    Is U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch coordinating with Black Lives Matter activists to disrupt the upcoming Republican and Democratic National Conventions so that martial law will be declared and the elections suspended/indefinitely postponed? This allegation is the subject of hundreds of articles regarding a series of purported direct messages between three leading Black Lives Matter activists. The messages claim the endorsement and support of U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch. Their alleged goal, as stated in the messages, is to cancel the Presidential election and keep Barack Obama in office, while also giving him a justification to attempt a declaration of...
  • Trump Fans Should Pay Attention to and Prepare for What’s Coming Because it’s Going to Get VERY Ugly

    08/01/2015 8:34:20 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 93 replies
    LibertyNews.com ^ | 08/01/2015 | Eric Odom
    I consider myself more an activist than a politico. That said, I’ve worked on campaigns and have a good understanding of what makes them tick. I’ve worked on city level races, county races, federal house races, a senate and a Gubernatorial race.Some things are always unpredictable. But others are always predictable. Inevitably, there are candidates whose fans/followers believe that through sheer will their candidate can and will win.  I watched this happen with Sharon Angle in Nevada, Christine O’Donnell in Delaware and Doug Hoffman in New York. There are many, many other examples of it over just the past six...
  • Donald Trump Just Announced His Pick for Attorney General – Hillary’s Worst Nightmare!

    07/10/2016 9:24:37 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 28 replies
    Conservative Read ^ | 07-10-2016 | Chris
    Donald Trump has made yet another announcement that will dismay Democrats across the country, and that is his choice for Attorney General. Trump tweeted that his pick for Attorney General is South Carolina conservative Rep. Trey Gowdy, who currently chairs the U.S. House of Representative’s Select Committee on Benghazi.
  • VILE: Why You Should Delete The Pandora App Immediately

    07/10/2016 7:05:34 PM PDT · by Domandred · 76 replies
    The Federalist Papers ^ | 7/9/2016 | Robert Gehl
    Less than 24 hours after a Black Lives Matter sympathizer’s murderous rampage left 5 police officers dead and 11 more wounded, the streaming music service Pandora did something vile. They posted a message on the front of their Facebook page: pandora message It reads: “Our heart ache for all those who unfairly lost their lives. We stand with marginalized communities. We stand for racial justice. We stand for equity And we stand together to make this world a better place. #BlackLivesMatter #LoveAboveAll.” No mention of the lives of the officers lost the day before. No mention of their heroic sacrifice....
  • Clinton campaign manager promises major Florida effort, warns that Trump could win state

    07/10/2016 2:40:54 PM PDT · by Brilliant · 69 replies
    The Orlando Sentinel ^ | July 10, 2016 | Anthony Man
    Hillary Clinton's campaign manager had a warning Saturday for any Florida Democrats who might be tempted to relax, figuring their party's presidential candidate is sure to cruise to an easy victory over Donald Trump: Anyone who thinks Trump can't win is wrong. "Donald Trump can win Florida. Donald Trump can win the presidential election...," said Robby Mook, Clinton's national campaign manager. "So everyone needs to do everything they can..." Floridians can expect to see "a lot..." of Clinton between now and Election Day, Mook said... He said the Clinton effort would include an enormous ground operation that might ultimately surpass...
  • EXCLUSIVE: 'Dump Trump' RNC Delegate Leader: We 'Have The 28 Votes' To Unbind Delegates

    07/10/2016 2:32:42 PM PDT · by Mechanicos · 442 replies
    The Daily Wire ^ | July 10 2016 | Daily Wire
    Over the weekend, The Daily Wire had the opportunity to speak with Kendal Unruh, a member of the Colorado Republican delegation to the Republican National Convention. Unruh is also a member of the Rules Committee at the RNC, and a leading advocate for a vote that would unbind the delegates from the candidates to which their state primaries are pledged. Unruh explained that "28 committee members are required to pass a minority report, which then goes to the convention floor for all delegates to vote on. It then requires a simple majority to pass." She added that she does "have...
  • Clinton Crimes vs. Trump Crimes

    07/10/2016 1:00:24 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 10, 2016 | Joy Overbeck
    When people tell me that it doesn’t matter whether they vote for Her Clintoness or the Trumpster because both are equally corrupt, I check my frustration and instead ask them a few questions. First: would you rather entrust your nation’s future to someone who raked in millions of dollars doing illegal favors for foreign governments while holding one of the highest offices in the land, or to someone who calls Rosie O’Donnell a pig? Then – who is more qualified: the Democratic nominee who knowingly endangers America’s security by using an illegal basement server to hide her guilty trail of...
  • How We Got To The Brink Of Civil War, And How To Stop It

    07/10/2016 2:10:56 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 98 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | July 10, 2016 | Joel B. Pollak
    My wife related a disturbing story to me about a ride with an Uber driver late last week. The gentleman behind the wheel was black,and a Navy veteran,so he and my wife had at least two things in common.
  • Dallas Shooting Suspect Wanted To Bring Gun To Trump Protest Rally, Civil Rights Leader Says

    07/10/2016 1:42:04 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    KERA-TV ^ | July 10, 2016 | Bill Zeeble
    Three weeks before Micah Xavier Johnson opened fire on Dallas police, he offered to work security for protesters outside a Donald Trump appearance in Dallas. Organizers said “no way” – because Johnson wanted to bring a gun.(AUDIO-AT-LINK) Rev. Peter Johnson is a longtime Dallas civil rights activist – and no relation to the suspected shooter. Johnson has led marches for decades, going back to his years with Martin Luther King Jr. He’s lived by King’s ethos of non-violence. Johnson was helping plan the June rally against the presumptive Republican presidential nominee when a man named Micah Xavier Johnson appeared. “Young...
  • Reverend Jesse Jackson points the finger at Donald Trump and his followers

    07/10/2016 11:42:20 AM PDT · by rktman · 46 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 7/8/2016 | Matthew Hunter and Darren Boyle
    Rev Jesse Jackson said there was a climate of fear and division in the US He was commenting in the aftermath of the murder of five police officers He accused Trump and his followers of 'scapegoating' black people Jackson asked President Obama to host a conference on violence
  • Harvard’s liberals trying to “steal” historical papers from African American contractor

    10/24/2013 9:51:35 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 4 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 10/24/13 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Barack Obama’s pal Henry “skip” Gates, the Harvard professor who couldn’t understand why a White police officer would stop and question him from climbing in his window, is now having trouble understand why a Black contractor won’t give his school historical papers he found in an abandoned house. When cleaning contractor Rufus McDonald found an old trunk in an attic last year he discovered it contained the personal papers of Richard T. Greener, Harvard University’s first Black graduate. The find sent waves of excitement through the academic world especially at Harvard where Skip Gates works. By his own description, the...
  • Ending the Slavery Blame-Game (Obama Favors Reparations in Theory)

    04/23/2010 8:51:34 AM PDT · by C19fan · 47 replies · 906+ views
    New York Times ^ | April 23, 2010 | Henry Lousi Gates, Jr.
    THANKS to an unlikely confluence of history and genetics — the fact that he is African-American and president — Barack Obama has a unique opportunity to reshape the debate over one of the most contentious issues of America’s racial legacy: reparations, the idea that the descendants of American slaves should receive compensation for their ancestors’ unpaid labor and bondage. There are many thorny issues to resolve before we can arrive at a judicious (if symbolic) gesture to match such a sustained, heinous crime. Perhaps the most vexing is how to parcel out blame to those directly involved in the capture...
  • Slavery Reparations: A Dead Issue, and Well-Deserved

    05/11/2010 11:55:17 AM PDT · by AJKauf · 35 replies · 887+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | May 11 | Clayton Cramer
    When whites say that slavery reparations is a dead issue, that’s not news. When conservative blacks say it, it isn’t news. But when Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. says it, you can put a fork in it. There are a few black Americans whose ancestors were never held as slaves in this country. (One of them has a rather important job now — something involving government housing and ’round the clock protection.) Does President Obama deserve a reparations check?...
  • Ben Affleck Goes on Vulgar Tirade About Cowardly [Bleeping] Democrats Caving on Iraq

    05/26/2007 9:04:08 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 109 replies · 6,865+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | May 26, 2007 | Noel Sheppard
    If you had any questions about how antiwar liberals were going to respond when the Democrats didn't withdraw American troops from Iraq like they promised during the 2006 campaign, you got your answers last night on HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher." When the host moved the discussion to what the panel thought of "the Democrats, you know, caving in on this Iraq spending bill," actor Ben Affleck went on a tirade about these "f***ing people," saying that the "Democrats live in fear of basically, you know, being called cowards" and of "looking like p***ies." Affleck concluded his attack on his...
  • Ann Coulter: IVANA TRUMP ESCORTED OFF PLANE: NAPOLITANO DECLARES 'THE SYSTEM WORKED' (Profiling!)

    12/30/2009 4:05:33 PM PST · by Syncro · 46 replies · 2,909+ views
    AnnCoulter.Com ^ | December 30, 2009 | Ann Coulter
    IVANA TRUMP ESCORTED OFF PLANE: NAPOLITANO DECLARES 'THE SYSTEM WORKED'December 30, 2009In response to a Nigerian Muslim trying to blow up a flight from Amsterdam to Detroit on Christmas Day, the government will now prohibit international travelers from going to the bathroom in the last hour before the plane lands. Terrorists who plan to bomb planes during the first seven hours of the eight-hour flight, however, should face no difficulties, provided they wait until after the complimentary beverage service has been concluded. How do they know Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab didn't wait until the end of the flight to try to...
  • Police are safer under Obama than they have been in decades

    07/10/2016 2:16:52 PM PDT · by blueyon · 70 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 7/09/16 | Christopher Ingraham
    In the aftermath of the mass shooting of a dozen police officers in Dallas this week, some conservatives rushed to lay blame for the incident at the feet of the Obama administration. Former Republican congressman Joe Walsh said on Twitter that "Obama's words & [Black Lives Matter]'s deeds have gotten cops killed." Rep. Roger Williams (R-Tex.) said, "the spread of misinformation and constant instigation by prominent leaders, including our president" contributed to the killings. Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) said the shooting had "roots" in the "anti-white/cop events illuminated by Obama." These statements are part of a broader narrative of a...
  • 2 Transgender Women Make History With Congressional Primary Wins

    07/10/2016 9:47:24 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 70 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | June 29, 2016 | Jennifer Bendery
    WASHINGTON — Transgender women won two congressional primary races Tuesday night — and made history as the first trans people to become major candidates for the U.S. House or Senate. Utah voters chose Misty Snow (D) to run against Sen. Mike Lee (R) in November. In Colorado, voters backed Misty Plowright (D) to take on Rep. Doug Lamborn (R). It’s a long shot for either to get elected. Utah is a solidly Republican state, and Lamborn’s district in Colorado is extremely conservative. Still, it’s a positive sign that transgender candidates aren’t just out there, they can also succeed. “In what...
  • All-girl Ghostbusters remake criticized for racial stereotyping after white leads play [tr]

    03/04/2016 7:00:26 AM PST · by C19fan · 44 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 4, 2016 | Hannah Parry
    t's the film fans have been waiting decades for. And today, the first trailer for the hotly-anticipated Ghostbusters re-boot was finally released. But while many praised the hilarious clip, showing Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones battling New York's supernatural nasties, some have complained that the film is falling back on racial stereotypes. That's because, while the white leads, McCarthy, Wiig and McKinnon, play brilliant engineers, professors and scientists, Jones' character is a simple NYC subway worker.
  • Trump Does The Unthinkable

    07/10/2016 8:02:11 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 98 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 10, 2016 | Liz Crokin
    Donald Trump is a racist, bigot, sexist, xenophobe, anti-Semitic and Islamophobe -- did I miss anything? The left and the media launch these hideous kinds of attacks at Trump everyday; yet, nothing could be further from the truth about the real estate mogul. As an entertainment journalist, I’ve had the opportunity to cover Trump for over a decade, and in all my years covering him I’ve never heard anything negative about the man until he announced he was running for president. Keep in mind, I got paid a lot of money to dig up dirt on celebrities like Trump for...
  • Busted Flat: All-Too-Normal Activity Dominates the 'Ghostbusters' Remake

    07/10/2016 7:45:19 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 53 replies
    ©2016 Village Voice, LLC. All rights reserved. ^ | SUNDAY, JULY 10, 2016 AT 9 A.M. | BY MELISSA ANDERSON
    What I watched for the next two hours was mostly a tragic underutilizing of four of this country's funniest women — Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones, and Kate McKinnon as the evil-ectoplasm battlers of the title, fighting to save a New York that is played primarily by Boston — combined with what felt like the world's longest laser-tag game. the main performers rarely get to display their individual idiosyncratic strengths. It's particularly dispiriting to hear McCarthy, one of the most floridly gifted verbal riffers in comedy, have to utter frat-brah catchphrases like "Let's do this." That kind of lifeless,...
  • 3 killed, including 9-year-old boy, in San Bernardino

    07/10/2016 7:57:33 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 52 replies
    FOX News ^ | July 09, 2016
    Police say three people, including a 9-year-old boy and his father, were shot dead outside a liquor store in San Bernardino. San Bernardino Police Sgt. Vicki Cervantes said Saturday the shooter was waiting for the victims outside the store late Friday. When they walked out, the shooter approached them from behind, pulled a gun and fatally shot them all. The victims were identified as 25-year-old Samathy Mahan, 26-year-old Travon Lamar Williams and 9-year-old Travon Williams.
  • Gen. Flynn on Abortion: 'Woman Have to Be Able to Choose'

    07/10/2016 7:58:25 AM PDT · by Pinkbell · 76 replies
    ABC This Week ^ | July 10, 2016
    Possible Trump VP pick Gen. Michael Flynn on abortion: "Woman have to be able to choose." #ThisWeek
  • Report: Dallas sniper seen conducting military training exercises leading up to attack

    07/10/2016 12:17:09 AM PDT · by topher · 27 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 9-July-2016
    The black Army veteran who killed five Dallas police officers may have been making himself fit for combat in preparation for the attack, according to a report. Micah X. Johnson, 25, had been spotted by one neighboring family conducting what looked like military training exercises in his suburban Dallas yard leading up to the shooting, The Dallas Morning News reported.
  • Clinton backers nix Israel 'occupation' add to Democratic platform

    07/10/2016 1:26:50 AM PDT · by ErikJohnsky · 9 replies
    Supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Saturday rejected a proposal to include a statement in the party's platform calling for Israel's "end to occupations and illegal settlements," CNN reported. ... While the committee voted against the addition 95-73, CNN reported that the move garnered the loudest negative response of the day from the audience. ... One crowd member was escorted out of the meeting after he stood up and yelled that the party had "sold out" to AIPAC (the American Israel Public Affairs Committee).
  • CANCELLED: Donald J. Trump in Miami

    07/08/2016 6:19:29 AM PDT · by dontreadthis · 151 replies
    https://twitter.com/gbennettpost ^ | 7/8/16 | George Bennet
  • LIVE:Donald Trump’s policy speech in Miami, FL @ Royal Poinciana Ballroom. 2:30 PM EDT.

    07/08/2016 3:20:37 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 171 replies
    Friday, July 8, 2016: LIVE streaming coverage of Donald Trump’s policy speech in Miami, FL at the Royal Poinciana Ballroom. Coverage will begin at 2:30 PM EDT. Miami, FL Watch the LIVE stream of the event below beginning at 2:30 PM EDT Royal Poinciana Ballroom
  • Dallas sniper was sent home from Afghanistan over sexually harassing a female soldier

    07/09/2016 8:34:57 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 37 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | July 9, 2016 | By Khaleda Rahman
    Dallas sniper was sent home from Afghanistan over sexually harassing a female soldier then 'got in touch with bad folks and went all Black Panther' Micah Johnson killed five officers and wounded seven more on Thursday Johnson, 25, served in the Army Reserve as a private first class from 2009 In May 2014, he was accused of sexual harassment by a female soldier Army sent him home, recommending an 'other than honorable discharge' He was described as a loner who followed black militant groups online They included the African American Defense League and the New Black Panther Party The Dallas...
  • "I shot him as much as I could" survivor has book out: "Armed Survivor" Free on Kindle

    07/09/2016 8:31:15 AM PDT · by Auntie Mame · 36 replies
    Amazon ^ | 07-09-16 | Christine Hand-Gonzales
    On May 11, 2011 I received the following email from a friend and fellow Freeper: Here's what our daughter and son in law woke up to this morning - not to mention what the neighbor woke up to.. You shooters in the crowd will be glad to know that this neighbor of R and P - gal living alone - shot and killed the guy with 10 of 11 shots fired from a .22 and was reaching for her .38 when she ran out of bullets in the .22 and the guy left the same way he got in -...
  • Anarchy explodes in Dallas

    07/08/2016 5:19:02 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 14 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/07/16 | Judi McLeod
    <p>Special: "Cocktail" Drink Could Finally Be The “Fuck tha (sic) Police”</p>
  • Obama condemns 'despicable' shootings of Dallas police officers

    07/08/2016 5:05:50 AM PDT · by Pinkbell · 94 replies
    LA Times ^ | July 8, 2016 | Michael A. Memoli
    President Obama called the shooting deaths of at least five Dallas police officers a “vicious, calculated and despicable attack” and a “wrenching reminder” of the sacrifices of law enforcement. Speaking from Warsaw on Friday after the first of a series of meetings with European Union and NATO leaders, the president said he had offered his condolences to the Dallas mayor overnight. “We are horrified over these events,” he said. “We stand united with the people in the police department in Dallas.” The officers were monitoring a peaceful protest Thursday of police shootings of black men this week in Minnesota and...