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  • These companies will be closed on Election Day

    11/08/2016 5:20:34 AM PST · by nuconvert · 22 replies
    FOX8 news ^ | November 5, 2016
    -excerpt- November 8 will be a paid holiday for workers at General Motors, Ford Motor Company, Square, Hearst Publishing, Patagonia, mattress company Casper and digital media company Thrillist. While there is no federal law requiring workers get time off to vote, state laws vary on what’s required. For instance, some offer paid leave for a set amount of time to vote. Others offer unpaid leave and some require workers give adequate notice before taking leave to vote.
  • Question:When do the East Coast Returns Come In?

    11/06/2016 9:36:48 AM PST · by nikos1121 · 67 replies
    11/06/2016 | nikos1121
    When the polls close in New York, NC, PA, FL, NH etc, ie the East Coast, will the networks be able to start posting results, or must we wait until they close on the West Coast? Does anyone know for sure?
  • So the Hillary Indictment Will Have to Come From Us

    07/06/2016 6:10:29 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 47 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 5, 2016 | Mark Davis
    It was quite the spectacle, and quite the damning litany of charges against Hillary Clinton. And after sharing them for several minutes, formerly respected FBI Director James Comey told us that “no reasonable prosecutor would bring such a case.” I am familiar with several reasonable prosecutors who would have been glad to do it if the lifting is a little too heavy for Comey, who started his remarks as a straight-arrow law-and-order figure and a quarter-hour later earned his card in the Hillary Clinton protection racket. To be clear, since the FBI Director seems a little fuzzy: Hillary Clinton knowingly...
  • Hopes rise for Trump rivals as South Carolina votes

    02/20/2016 4:42:04 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 106 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 20, 2016 | Niall Stanage
    COLUMBIA, S.C. - Late-deciding voters may be moving away from Donald Trump and toward rivals Ted Cruz or Marco Rubio as South Carolina Republicans prepare to cast their ballots in Saturday's primary. Two new polls show a sharp drop in the business mogul's once-comfortable lead, while his rivals have endorsements and traditional organizing power on their side. It may not be enough. Almost all observers expect Trump to prevail in the end. But a narrow margin of victory would raise questions about his long-term prospects in the race. And a stronger-than-expected showing from either Cruz or Rubio could give their...
  • Blue State Leftists Destroying Red States?

    12/07/2014 5:44:59 AM PST · by Kaslin · 66 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 7, 2014 | Bruce Bialosky
    Occasionally an analysis so turns your head that you have to do your own investigation to determine whether that analysis makes any sense. When it comes from the New York Times (the daily bible of the Left), one needs to take an extra hard look. Before the mid-term election two Times reporters asserted that blue-state voters are moving to red states and making them purple. Robert Gebeloff and David Leonhardt of the Times took a look at the people flooding out of blue states and moving to red states. They assert that this population flow has been going on for...
  • Two Hidden Factors in the 2014 Campaign

    11/11/2014 9:15:33 AM PST · by Kaslin · 33 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 11, 2014 | Michael Barone
    Looking back on the 2014 election cycle, I see two largely unnoticed turning points that worked against Democrats and in Republicans' favor. The first came in response to the October 2013 government shutdown. This was blamed, as shutdowns usually are, on Republicans, partly because of their skepticism about big government, and partly because media professionals tend to fault the GOP in any partisan fight. The shutdown occurred because about 40 Republican House members refused to support a continuing resolution funding the government without a proviso defunding Obamacare. Texas freshman Sen. Ted Cruz had been barnstorming the country arguing that this...
  • **Election Day 2014 - LIVE THREAD**

    11/04/2014 2:08:21 AM PST · by RKBA Democrat · 2,905 replies
    Free Republic Rocks! | November 4, 2014
    Happy Election Day everyone! I figured I'd go ahead and get the election day thread started. Polls open on the east coast in a little less than an hour. Please be sure to post observations of interest if you went to the polls today.
  • Three Reasons Pro-Life People Need to be Involved in the Political Process

    11/03/2014 8:02:55 AM PST · by Morgana · 4 replies
    Life News ^ | 11/3/14 | Josh Brahm
    It’s Election Day on Tuesday. (Not a Calvinist holiday. People are voting in booths…) A lot of pro-life advocates are fed up with politics, especially in a state like California where it seems like the pro-life vote doesn’t matter. I have a lot of empathy with people who feel apathetic about the entire political process, but I want to offer a few reasons to stay involved. voteprolife26I spoke at a pro-life conference in Southern California recently put on by California Pro-Life Council, and Bryan Johnston asked me to spend the last part of my speech encouraging the attendees to stay...
  • Why Are the Senate Races Close?

    10/31/2014 3:46:43 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 68 replies
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | October 31, 2014 | David Horowitz
    For six years the Democratic majority in the Senate has formed a solid bloc behind a president who betrayed every American soldier who died in Iraq by deliberately losing the war and failing to secure the peace. Obama’s anti-military, anti-American zeal has brought this country to its knees internationally.
  • Favors and Loot for Sale

    09/10/2014 6:05:52 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 10, 2014 | Walter E. Williams
    At a July fundraising event in Chicago, Mrs. Michelle Obama remarked, "So, yeah, there's too much money in politics. There's (sic) special interests that have too much influence." Sen. John McCain has been complaining for years that "there is too much money washing around political campaigns today." According to a 2012 Reuters poll, "Seventy-five percent of Americans feel there is too much money in politics." Let's think about money in politics, but first a few facts. During the 2012 presidential campaign, Barack Obama raised a little over $1 billion, while Mitt Romney raised a little under $1 billion. Congressional candidates...
  • Hipsters On Food Stamps, Part 1 & 2

    01/12/2014 9:36:39 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    The Last Psychiatrist ^ | November 10, 2012
    "In the John Waters-esque sector of northwest Baltimore -- equal parts kitschy, sketchy, artsy and weird -- Gerry Mak and Sarah Magida sauntered through a small ethnic market stocked with Japanese eggplant, mint chutney and fresh turmeric. After gathering ingredients for that evening's dinner, they walked to the cash register and awaited their moments of truth." Those are two "hipsters", and the punchline is that they pay for their foodie porn with foodie stamps, which sounds like it should be a terrible thing, except it's in Salon.com, which means they're going to try and tell you how it's a good...
  • Mark Levin: Amend Constitution to Put Tax Day and Election Day Back to Back

    08/12/2013 1:48:04 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 44 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | August 12, 2013 - 12:46 AM | Terence P. Jeffrey
    In his new book—The Liberty Amendments: Restoring the American Republic—nationally syndicated radio host Mark Levin, who served as chief of staff in the Reagan Justice Department, argues that the Constitution should be amended to put tax day and election day back to back. “I would move tax day to the day before election day,” Levin said in an interview on CNSNews.com’s Online With Terry Jeffrey. “I think this is very important, because if you’ll notice, election day and tax day are about as far apart as they can get, like seven months apart,” said Levin. “So we’re voting on the...
  • The Battle Of Athens Or How Common Citizens Removed A Corrupt Government From Their County.

    05/20/2013 5:53:15 PM PDT · by don-o · 19 replies
    Wake Up America ^ | May 20, 2013
    The Battle of Athens (sometimes called the McMinn County War) was a rebellion led by citizens in Athens and Etowah, Tennessee, United States, against the local government in August 1946. The citizens, including some World War II veterans, accused the local officials of political corruption and voter intimidation. Here is what happened: Following World War II in 1946, violence erupted when returning American soldiers discovered their Tennessee county had been taken over by political corruption. Their plan to take it back involved bullets—lots of bullets—and dynamite. Why Athens in McMinn County, Tennessee became a battleground was due to Paul Cantrell,...
  • Connecticut Election Day Voters, Post Here,How Is The Polling Places Doing? VANITY

    11/06/2012 6:06:37 AM PST · by Biggirl · 15 replies
    November 6,2012 | Biggirl
    Connecticut FRpers, post here about how the Election Day polling places are doing here.
  • Best Wishes for Election Day!

    11/04/2012 3:42:05 PM PST · by Alberta's Child · 8 replies
    Self | 11/4/12 | Alberta's Child
    I just wanted to sign in one last time for a while and wish everybody the best over the next few days. I've had it with the miserable performance of this website for now, so I don't expect to be here much (if at all) before next weekend. I can't be wasting my time watching my posts disappear into cyberspace. Get out there and vote, and GO ROMNEY/RYAN ... Take Back America!
  • Michelle: Vote Early Because Your Toilet May Be Overflowing On Election Day

    10/22/2012 5:07:32 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 24 replies
    http://cnsnews.com/ ^ | October 22,2012 | Elizabeth Harrington
    (CNSNews.com) – First Lady Michelle Obama encouraged her husband’s supporters to vote early, because you may find your “toilet overflowing” on Election Day. “You can also tell people that they don’t have to wait until November the 6th to cast their ballots because you can do it early,” Mrs. Obama told a crowd Friday at the University of Wisconsin in Wausau.
  • Tea Party Solicits Volunteers For Virginia on Election Day

    08/20/2012 6:26:59 PM PDT · by lbryce · 2 replies
    Tea Party national Headquarters ^ | August 20, 2012 | Staff
    Are you ready to make a difference this Election Day? This Presidential Election is the most important in our lifetime. For conservative states like Texas and Tennessee, our work is complete in our own states. We won the US Senate race and many state legislative and down-ballot county races. Now, for November, the majority of races in Texas don’t have competitive or serious Democratic challengers in the General Election. We’ve worked hard and experienced many victories. So what do activists do now? How do we utilize our passion and experience to impact votes in the November General Election? Answer:...
  • You Can Do Better

    02/01/2012 12:37:16 PM PST · by hawkins · 3 replies
    Church of Christ Articles ^ | 02/01/2012 | Travis Main
    Watching the election year primaries unfold, it is clear disgust surrounds the individual in the White House and the top two challengers for the office of President of the United States. The man in the White House characterized his last three years with deception, poor stewardship, and immoral decision making. One of his challengers has a past characterized by philandering and broken trust while the other has demonstrated immoral choices involving support of homosexuality, abortion, and stem cell research. This speaks completely to their moral fiber; it does not address their failures of ideology or misdirected spirituality. Presently and historically,...
  • Obama Postpones Forcing Catholic Institutions To Buy Birth Control Until After Election Day

    01/20/2012 1:57:38 PM PST · by george76 · 29 replies
    Business Insider ^ | Jan. 20, 2012 | Michael Brendan Dougherty
    The Obama Administration has decided to allow one more year for religious groups to comply with a regulation that forces them to make an impossible choice: either provide health-insurance that includes coverage of birth control and some abortion-inducing drugs to their employees, or provide no health-insurance and face stiff and escalating fines from the government. ... Belmont Abbey College, has sued the Obama administration, and its president, Bill Thierfelder ... has said that he will close the school before he complies with the Obama administration's requirement that purchase health-insurance for its employees inclusive of contraception. “This is a shameless attempt...
  • Obama to give interview to Ryan Seacrest on election day, confirming irrelevance

    11/02/2010 4:22:30 AM PDT · by Suvroc10 · 20 replies
    Examiner ^ | November 2, 2010 | Marc Schenker
    Barack Obama is to give an interview to Ryan Seacrest on election day, confirming his irrelevance as president at this stage in his first term. While Obama could have at least tried to help his party’s chances by appearing on a more credible network that reaches a much bigger audience than little old Ryan Seacrest (Don’t confuse him with Kelly Clarkson!), say, like Fox News, he turns tail and chooses to go on a laughable host’s trivial radio show. Despite the fact that the pro-Obama forces in the liberal mainstream media are spinning this ridiculous and cowardly move by the...