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  • Traitor to His Class ... Trump's embrace of a tangible American nationalism

    08/29/2015 6:51:39 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 4 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | September 7, 2015 | Julius Krein
    Traitor to His Class: Nothing is more terrifying to the elite than Trump’s embrace of a tangible American nationalism Donald Trump is not a serious candidate. Donald Trump is not a serious man. The truth of these statements is supposed to be self-evident. But one begins to wonder, are they true? Trump’s popularity, while beyond doubt, is treated not as a legitimate expression of popular will but as a mass psychosis to be diagnosed. It would seem to be the duty of every American pundit today to explain the inexplicable and problematic rise of Donald Trump. The critical question, however,...
  • Christie: Track Immigrants Like FedEx Packages

    08/29/2015 6:23:56 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 44 replies
    CNN ^ | August 29, 2015 | Cassie Spodak and Eugene Scott
    Christie: Track Immigrants Like FedEx Packages By Cassie Spodak and Eugene Scott August 29, 2015 Chris Christie said Saturday that if elected president, he will track undocumented immigrants like FedEx packages. "I'm going to have Fred Smith, the founder of FedEx, come work for the government for three months. Just come for three months to Immigration and Customs Enforcement and show these people," the New Jersey governor said at a town hall event here. Christie added that while FedEx can track boxes, the U.S. can't track undocumented immigrants. "You go online and at any moment, FedEx can tell you where...
  • State ethics board examining Martin O'Malley's purchase of mansion furniture

    08/29/2015 6:01:45 PM PDT · by markomalley · 20 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | 8/29/15 | Doug Donovan
    n assistant attorney general asked Friday for a state ethics commission ruling on whether former Gov. Martin O'Malley's purchase of furniture from the governor's mansion violated rules regarding state-owned property.When O'Malley and his family moved out of the mansion in January, they left with most of its taxpayer-purchased furnishings — 54 items that he bought at steep discounts because every piece had been declared "junk" by his administration.O'Malley and his wife, Baltimore District Judge Catherine Curran O'Malley, paid $9,638 for armoires, beds, chairs, desks, lamps, mirrors, ottomans, tables and other items that originally cost taxpayers $62,000, according to documents obtained...
  • Donald Trump: 'This is a movement'

    08/29/2015 5:21:19 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 42 replies
    The Politico ^ | August 29 2015 | Ben Schreckinger
    The billionaire real estate mogul uses a Nashville speech to emphasize his campaign is about more than him.Donald Trump says it’s not all about him. No, seriously. Campaigning in Nashville, Tennessee, Trump on Saturday paid homage to his supporters — claiming they are a part of “a movement” and using colorful language to beg for their support. “This is a movement,” said Trump, who often speaks about himself in campaign appearances. “I don’t want it to be about me. This is about common sense. It’s about doing the right thing.” Trump also paid tribute to his setting, a country music...
  • TEXAS DEPUTY Executed 2 Weeks After New Black Panthers Promised to “Off the Pigs” at Local Rally

    08/29/2015 5:01:28 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | August 29 2015 | Jim Hoft
    Earlier this month armed New Black Panther radicals marched on the Waller County Jail chanting, “The revolution is on… Off the pigs!” A large contingent of Harris County (Houston) sheriff’s office deputies met the protesters at the jail.(VIDEO-AT-LINK)Last night Harris County Deputy Darren Goforth was shot dead execution style around 8:30 at night. Goforth was pumping gas into his vehicle at the time. The shooter shot him in the head and then fired several rounds into his body. Breitbart.Texas reported: “A group of armed members of the New Black Panther Party marched on the Waller County Jail Wednesday afternoon chanting...
  • Iowa Poll: Trump blazes to lead; Carson quietly rises

    08/29/2015 4:52:16 PM PDT · by LS · 66 replies
    Gannett / Des Moines Register ^ | 7:22 p.m. CDT August 29, 2015 | by Jennifer Jacobs, DES MOINES REGISTER AND TRIBUNE LS
  • Trump the Vulgarian (Is there something beyond a "barf alert"?)

    08/29/2015 4:15:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 56 replies
    The Mexico Ledger ^ | August 29 2015 | Eric Bergeson, The Country Scribe
    Can Trump keep it up? When will he implode? What explains his rise in the polls? How do we stop him? The pundits wring their hands. Josh Marshall thinks Trump is a doofus who uses sophisticated military strategy. Peggy Noonan, who penned the phrase "1000 points of light" for George H. W. Bush, declares Trump to be a sign of molecules in motion. Statistician-pundit Nate Silver assures us Trump will meet his doom. Charles Blow has had enough and will no longer mention Trump's name. George Will was moved to pen a glorious sentence which begins, "Every sulphurous belch from...
  • Trump Wins Tea Party Group's 'Nashville Straw Poll' !

    08/29/2015 2:48:18 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 36 replies
    NewsMax ^ | Aug 29 2015 | NewsMax
    Donald Trump took his Republican presidential campaign to Tennessee Saturday, winning the Nashville Straw Poll at the annual convention of the tea party-backed National Federation of Republican Assemblies. Trump won with 52 percent of the vote, CNN reports. It was not immediately clear how many of the 16 others seeking the nomination were on the ballot. In his morning speech, the billionaire businessman praised the tea party's efforts to hold the federal government accountable and discussed how the group has been discredited by the Republican establishment. "You have not been treated fairly," Trump said, according to CNN. "People talk about...
  • Donald Trump Says He'll Decide on Third Party Bid Soon

    08/29/2015 11:29:40 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 64 replies
    ABC News ^ | Aug 29, 2015 | Associated Press
    Trump told reporters following a speech in Nashville Saturday that he's going to make a decision "very soon." He says he thinks the decision will make a lot of people "very happy." Trump has so far refused to pledge to support the eventual Republican nominee. He says it gives him leverage.
  • EXCLUSIVE: TRUMP CALLS CLUB FOR GROWTH ‘A PACK OF THIEVES’

    08/29/2015 2:24:06 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 93 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 29,2015 | by MICHAEL PATRICK LEAHY
    In an exclusive interview with Breitbart News, GOP front runner Donald Trump is firing back at the Club for Growth. “They’re a pack of thieves,” Trump told Breitbart News as he was leaving Nashville’s Rocketown facility. He had just finished delivering a high-energy speech to an overflow crowd of more than 1,000 people. Trump was attending the annual convention of the National Federation of Republican Assemblies, which describes itself as “the grassroots Republican wing of the Republican Party.” “They [the Club for Growth] came to my office looking for money. I turned them down. That’s why they’re after me,” Trump...
  • Marco Rubio’s political skill is in a class by itself

    08/29/2015 2:31:32 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 54 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Aug 29 2015 | Jennifer Rubin
    Sn. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) seems to be biding his time while Trump-mania burns itself out. Unlike Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, he has not become a human pretzel trying to imitate Donald Trump. Unlike Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.), he is not trying to become the Trump “Mini-me.” Unlike Jeb Bush, who had an uneven debate performance, Rubio rarely makes a bad showing. The day before both he and Walker were due to give competing foreign policy speeches, Rubio went on Hugh Hewitt’s radio show. Again he demonstrated why, in terms of political talent, he has no equal. He will be among...
  • Will the real conservatives wake up?

    08/29/2015 2:15:27 PM PDT · by yongin · 40 replies
    WaPO ^ | August 27, 2015 | Jennifer Rubin
    The fiscal conservative group Club for Growth put out a news release that reads, in part: “Donald Trump’s threat to impose new taxes on U.S. car companies will hurt the American economy and cost more American jobs,” said Club for Growth President David McIntosh. “It should thrill liberals and Democrats everywhere that Trump wants to create new taxes and start a trade war to force American companies to work where he demands. “Instead of lowering corporate taxes, cutting unnecessary regulations, and fostering a more profitable environment in the U.S., as some Republican candidates have proposed, Trump wants to unilaterally threaten...
  • FR Stats on Articles for Various Candidates This Last Week

    08/29/2015 12:30:57 PM PDT · by DoughtyOne · 23 replies
    My own workup | 08/29/2015 | DoughtyOne
    Thought it might be interesting to review the volume of posts for some of the candidates. I selected the last week, Saturday the 22nd through Friday the 28th. During that period, there were 1841 threads on the forum. Here are the stats for that period. I have provided the: name, threads with their name in the title, the pct these titles represent of the total treads for the week, and the (to 1) ratio of Trump posts to this candidate's posts Trump 388 21.08% 1.00 Bush 89 4.83% 4.36 Cruz 78 4.24% 4.97 Walker 34 1.85% 11.41 Carson 7 0.38%...
  • Betrayal Papers: Part VI – The Chicago Connection

    08/29/2015 12:57:17 PM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 2 replies
    The American Report ^ | April 22, 2015 | Marcus Kohan, Mary Fanning, General Paul E. Vallely, Regina Thomson,
    This, the sixth and final installment of The Betrayal Papers, will explore various projects, schemes, and associations that tie Obama and his associates together. A preponderance of these project are based out of Chicago, the crossroad of the global Left, Islamic “civilization jihad,” and the Communist mafia. The themes to observe in each case are deception, greed, and power. To have any chance to retain our freedoms and personal safety, we must recognize the depth of the treason from within; we must name the perpetrators and conquer them before they end America. But first, three profiles of key Obama operatives,...
  • Twitter Momentum - Presidential Candidates - August 29, 2015

    08/29/2015 12:53:01 PM PDT · by SamAdams76 · 10 replies
    August 29, 2015
    As social media plays an increasingly important role in presidential politics, I thought it might be useful to point out where the currently announced candidates stand with regard to Twitter follower growth in a given calendar month. Periodically, throughout the current month, I will update this so that we can see who is gaining the most followers, as that is an indication of momentum. Whereas, if a candidate’s follower growth is “flat”, that is an indicator that the candidate may be losing momentum. On the first of each month, I will do a reset and everybody is back to a...
  • Farrakhan: “Justice or Else” March Just the Beginning

    08/29/2015 12:47:18 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies
    The Milwaukee Courier ^ | August 29 2015 | Freddie Allen, NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent
    In a wide-ranging conference call with the Black Press, the Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan said the upcoming “Justice or Else” rally set for October 10 celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March is just the beginning of the movement. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., president and CEO of the NNPA and the national director of the 1995 Million Man March, moderated the call, fielding pooled questions from dozens of publishers and editors from Black newspapers across the country. Farrakhan said that walking down the steps of the United States Capitol building and seeing Black men standing together,...
  • Betrayal Papers: Part V – Who is Barack Hussein Obama?

    08/29/2015 12:34:37 PM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 27 replies
    The American Report ^ | April 15, 2015 | Andrea Shea King, Dr.Ashraf Ramelah, Benjamin Smith,
    This is a portrait of a conspiracy that has reached unprecedented heights of global control. “A riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma” Has there ever been a president whose personal history is so murky, so questionable, and so baffling? All one must do is recall the allegations, still open for debate and research, that checker Obama’s background. Laid out below are some of these allegations, not to be proved or disproved, but to remind the reader that Obama’s personal history is replete with question marks.
  • Trump: I’m winning because Americans are 'tired of being the patsies'

    08/29/2015 12:19:18 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 161 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 29,2015 | By Mark Hensch
    Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump says he is leading the GOP race because he represents Americans who have had it with their nation coming up short. “People in this country are smart,” he told listeners at the National Federation of Republican Assemblies’ 2015 conference in Nashville on Saturday. “We’re tired of being the patsies for everyone,” Trump said. “There is a big, big, growing-by-leaps-and-bounds silent majority out there. [The 2016 race] is going to be an election based on competence.” Trump argued he is surging in national polls because he represents the Tea Party supporters ignored by Democrats and betrayed...
  • Join Ted Cruz in Texas! (September 3 - Fort Worth, Tyler, Kingwood)

    08/29/2015 12:09:50 PM PDT · by Isara · 7 replies
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  • Betrayal Papers: Part IV of V – A New Genocide

    08/29/2015 12:05:16 PM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 1 replies
    The American Report ^ | March 4, 2015 | Trevor Loudon, Wallace Bruschweiler
    Part IV will examine foreign policy under Obama. It will explain how the Obama administration and U.S. Department of State have used the American military and standing in the world as tools to kick start the creation of a new Islamic Caliphate. Obama’s unconscionable enabling of and silence regarding a new genocide will be revealed. Finally, this article will offer a cursory reassessment of America’s allies, and which countries we have lost as friends.
  • West Point Professor Calls On US Military To Target Legal Critics Of War On Terror [Law Schools]

    08/29/2015 12:04:11 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 15 replies
    Guardian (UK) ^ | August 29, 2015 | Spencer Ackerman
    West Point Professor Calls On US Military To Target Legal Critics Of War On Terror US military academy official William Bradford argues that attacks on scholars’ home offices and media outlets – along with Islamic holy sites – are legitimate Spencer Ackerman. 29 August 2015 An assistant professor in the law department of the US Military Academy at West Point has argued that legal scholars critical of the war on terrorism represent a “treasonous” fifth column that should be attacked as enemy combatants. In a lengthy academic paper, the professor, William C Bradford, proposes to threaten “Islamic holy sites” as...
  • Owned by Union, Amalgamated Bank Gives Lift to the Left

    08/29/2015 12:01:34 PM PDT · by Theoria · 2 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 29 Aug 2015 | Nicholas Confessore
    When Ready for Hillary, a pro-Hillary Rodham Clinton “super PAC,” wanted to take out a million-dollar loan five months before it planned to go out of business, it turned to a bank that was founded to guard the savings of New York City garment workers.When the Democracy Alliance, an influential club of liberal donors, sought to recruit members in advance of the 2016 elections, the bank’s president helped to make introductions.And when workers-rights groups wanted to embarrass Walmart and the Gap for unsafe working conditions at factories supplying their stores, Amalgamated Bank, which manages $40 billion in pension fund assets,...
  • Thousands gather for We Stand with God rally at SC State House (Ted Cruz, Rick Perry, Tim Scott)

    08/29/2015 11:44:18 AM PDT · by Isara · 21 replies
    The State ^ | August 29, 2015 | Sarah Ellis
    Streets filled with parked cars, rally attendeesTed Cruz, Rick Perry, Tim Scott address crowd COLUMBIA, SC - Thousands of people are on hand at South Carolina’s State House for the We Stand with God, Pro-Family Rally. Former Texas governor Rick Perry and U.S. Sen. Tim Scott have addressed the crowd. Ted Cruz also spoke at Saturday’s event, which began at 11 a.m. Cruz said he would push for a constitutional amendment to protect states’ same-sex marriage bans. He also railed against the Planned Parenthood videos that allegedly show staffers talking about selling fetal tissue. He said on his first day...
  • Gov. Robert Bentley's Wife Filing for Divorce

    08/29/2015 11:44:12 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 53 replies
    al.com ^ | 8/29
    Gov. Robert Bentley's wife of 50 years, Dianne, today filed for divorce, saying "their marriage has suffered an irretrievable breakdown," according to court records. The couple, both 72, were married in 1965 and have four children. Alabama's First Lady files for divorce Alabama Governor Robert Bentley's wife, Diane, files for divorce citing "complete incompatibility." The filing cites "complete incompatibility of temperament" and states they have been separated since January. The filing also lists her address as Tuscaloosa and his as Montgomery. "There exists a conflict of personalities which destroys the legitimate aims of matrimony and all possibilities of reconciliation are...
  • Donald Trump Nashville Tennessee 8/29/15 Donald Trump NFRA Conference (FULL HD)

    08/29/2015 11:39:26 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 33 replies
    You Tube ^ | 8-29-15 | You Tube
    Published on Aug 29, 2015 'Donald Trump nfra' speech Donald Trump Nashville, TN 8/29/15 Donald Trump NFRA Conference NFRA Presidential Preference Convention (FULL HD) 'Donald Trump Nashville Tennessee' Rally 'Donald Trump NFRA' 8/29/15 Donald Trump Nashville Tennessee Rally Donald Trump NFRA 8/29/15 Donald Trump Nashville Tennessee Rally Donald Trump NFRA 8/29/15 Donald Trump Nashville Tennessee Rally Donald Trump NFRA 8/29/15
  • Betrayal Papers: Part III – Obama’s Scandals and Assaults on Freedoms Explained

    08/29/2015 11:09:44 AM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 1 replies
    The American Report ^ | March 4, 2015 | Terresa Monroe-Hamilton, Colonel Thomas Snodgrass,
    The Betrayal Papers Part I – Under Obama: U.S. Captured by the Muslim Brotherhood, presented a picture of a conspiracy that is manipulating the American government. Part II – In Plain Sight: A National Security “Smoking Gun” named several people in the Obama administration who have documented associations to Muslim Brotherhood front groups and the State of Qatar. This article will explore the deliberate strategy of the Muslim Brotherhood and the Obama administration to cripple the middle class and to steer the American economy, as well as identify, to the extent possible, their role in many Obama scandals.
  • 5 things shills don't want you to know

    08/29/2015 10:57:01 AM PDT · by Company Man · 4 replies
    Youtube ^ | July 25, 2015 | Youtube
    The internet has revolutionized numerous disciplines, and propaganda is no exception. How can you know who's saying what -- and why -- online? Join Ben, Matt, and special guest Joe to learn more about the future of online manipulation.
  • VIDEO: Donald Trump Gives Speech In Nashville, TN

    08/29/2015 10:46:47 AM PDT · by JoeSeales · 15 replies
    NFRA ^ | 8-29-15 | Donald Trump
    Some pretty good zingers in here. Made lots of jokes and seemed laid back and relaxed. Am I stupid? Why have I never heard of the NFRA? National Federation of Republican Assemblies?
  • Betrayal Papers Part II: In Plain Sight – A National Security “Smoking Gun

    08/29/2015 10:42:19 AM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 4 replies
    The American Report ^ | March 1, 2015 | Mary Fanning, General Paul E. Vallely, Regina Thomson, Scott Smith, Sharon Rondeau,
    The first article of the Betrayal Papers asserted that the Muslim Brotherhood was not only influential in the United States government, but in fact dominated the administration of President Barack Hussein Obama. This article will name several key people who were or are in the Obama administration and who have various, documented associations with organizations which are directly tied to and/or funded by the Muslim Brotherhood and the State of Qatar (home to Brotherhood’s Spiritual Leader, Yusuf al-Qaradawi). These individuals have helped dictate national security policies that have crippled counterterrorism efforts at home and abroad.
  • Investigators Release New Details in WDBJ Shooting

    08/29/2015 10:31:13 AM PDT · by robowombat · 12 replies
    Blaze ^ | Aug. 29, 2015 8:24am
    Investigators Release New Details in WDBJ Shooting Aug. 29, 2015 8:24am Franklin County Sheriff’s Office released new details from its investigation into Wednesday’s shooting on live TV that left a Virginia reporter and cameraman dead and another woman injured. Alison Parker and Adam Ward as seen in a tribute by WDBJ. (Image source: WDBJ-TV) Alison Parker and Adam Ward as seen in a tribute by WDBJ. (Image source: WDBJ-TV) Though the investigation into the shooting and deaths of Alison Parker, 24, and Adam Ward, 27, is still ongoing, the sheriff’s office officially announced that suspect Vester Lee Flanagan, 41, fired...
  • Donald Trump Rips Into ‘Sleazebag Perv’ Anthony Weiner

    08/29/2015 10:18:59 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 37 replies
    New York Post ^ | August 28, 2015 | Bob Fredericks
    GOP frontrunner Donald Trump on Friday ripped longtime Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin and her hubby Anthony Weiner, calling the ex-Congressman a “perv” and a “sleazebag” during a speech in Boston. Trump said that Abedin — whose first name he repeatedly mispronounced “Ooma” — worked closely with the former first lady and has access to classified information. “And who is Huma married to?” Trump asked, according to The Hill. “One of the great sleazebags of our time, Anthony Weiner.”
  • Betrayal Papers: Part I – Under Obama The US Captured by the Muslim Brotherhood

    08/29/2015 10:12:35 AM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 7 replies
    The American Report ^ | March 1, 2015 | Dick Manasseri, Gary Kubiak, Gates of Vienna, Hannah Szenes, IQ al Rassooli, Right Side News, Marcus
    PART I OF FIVE The Betrayal Papers will trace the influence of the Muslim Brotherhood in the Obama administration’s foreign and domestic policies. The five-part series will present Muslim Brotherhood USAa picture of a conspiracy that is manipulating the American government to the benefit of a totalitarian, genocidal movement that seeks to establish a global Islamic State. The Muslim Brotherhood is an international political, financial, terrorist and movement whose goal is to establish a global Islamic State (Caliphate). They have and continue to exert tremendous influence of the American government’s foreign and domestic policies under President Barack Hussein Obama. The...
  • The Muslim Brotherhood

    08/29/2015 10:01:49 AM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 3 replies
    The American Report ^ | June 2015 | Andrea Shea King, Dr.Ashraf Ramelah, Benjamin Smith, Brent Parrish, Charles Ortel, Denise Simon,
    This revelation has become an indisputable fact for those who examine the evidence. The Betrayal Papers is a six-part, research and multimedia campaign that presents this evidence. It demonstrates the incredible influence that the Muslim Brotherhood exerts over the Obama administration, many members of Congress, and on American policy foreign and domestic. This series has been meticulously researched by a team of journalists, national security bloggers, and retired military operatives. All of the information contained in this critical and informative campaign is compiled using Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) best practices.
  • Seeking funding (vanity)

    08/29/2015 9:37:32 AM PDT · by AndyTheBear · 25 replies
    AndyTheBear | 8/29/2015 | AndyTheBear
    I am a computer engineer wishing to get a grant for research from whatever financial or political interests might give me one in the interest of showing that CO2 does not cause global warming. If funded, I will make a computer model of the Earth's climate. One of the things I will assume is that CO2 does not cause global warming. I will otherwise apply basic principles with no bias except to tweak the model to match past temperature observations. If the model is off on future predictions, say by being consistently low in its predictions, I will seek to...
  • Trump gets unwelcoming message from Nashville immigration lawyer prior to visit

    08/29/2015 9:34:20 AM PDT · by WilliamIII · 81 replies
    WKRN ^ | August 27 2015 | Chris Bundgaard
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – In the heart of a Nashville area populated with immigrant families, there is a prominent message for Donald Trump on the eve of his weekend presidential campaign visit to Music City. Under the sign for the Ozment Law offices at 1214 Murfreesboro Pike, the message reads “Donald Trump, make Nashville great again. Please leave soon.” It’s a play on the Trump campaign theme of “Make America Great Again!” The sign has already gotten 70 thousand views on Facebook according to Elliott Ozment, who owns the immigration law office bearing his name. He called it a “collaborative...
  • I Like Donald Trump. I REALLY do. But...

    08/29/2015 9:18:10 AM PDT · by cuban leaf · 278 replies
    Self ^ | 8/29/2015 | Self
    Though this is a vanity, I have linked to the foundational source of my point. I REALLY like what the Trump is saying. I like his attitude, I lake his effectively destroying PC and his takedown of the MSM. I like seeing all the liberal and GOPe heads exploding. I especially like him running a screen for Cruz. But I would be very concerned about a Trump presidency. If you look at his stances in the past and some that are current and couple that with is personality, attitude and MO, and imagine him as the "strong man" in the...
  • Sen. Ted Cruz talks Trump in the Upstate (Greer, SC)

    08/29/2015 7:49:04 AM PDT · by Isara · 20 replies
    WYFF4 ^ | Aug 29, 2015 | Liz Lohuis
    GREER, S.C. — Presidential candidate Ted Cruz made another stop in the Upstate Friday night. The Republican U.S. senator from Texas spoke at a town hall meeting in Greer. "When I tell you I am going to do something, I am going to do exactly what I said I would do," said Cruz. Cruz said it's his core values and common sense solutions that will get him in the White House in 2016. He's also giving credit to another candidate for helping his campaign. "Donald Trump talking about this (immigration) issue makes the media talk about this issue and that...
  • Bernie Sanders Warns Democrats They May Not Win in 2016 Without Him

    08/29/2015 7:33:49 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    New York Times ^ | 08/29/2015 | Patrick Healy
    MINNEAPOLIS – Taking his outsider message into the heart of the Democratic establishment, Senator Bernie Sanders, the Vermont independent, challenged hundreds of the party’s leaders on Friday to embrace his candidacy, warning that the huge crowds of supporters he has drawn may not vote for Democratic candidates in 2016 unless he is at the top of the ticket. Mr. Sanders, who has been gaining ground in the polls, was warmly complimentary at first in addressing the Democratic National Committee’s summer meeting here, crediting the party faithful for fighting on behalf of working people and low-income Americans. But he soon turned...
  • Virginia Reporters Prove Once Again that All Lives Matter (Jeffrey Lord)

    08/29/2015 6:47:52 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 2 replies
    consevativereview.com ^ | 8/28/15 | Jeffrey Lord
    Yes, all lives matter. And all one has to do to understand that elemental truth is observe the tidal wave of grief over the taking of the lives of the two Virginia news reporters Alison Parker and Adam Ward. The media is saturated with coverage of their shocking murder. In the wake of the murders, let’s recall that one Democratic presidential candidate—former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley—allowed himself to be bullied into backing down from the idea that “all lives matter.” Recall as well that another presidential candidate, the far more prominent former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, has raced to...
  • The Establishment’s Lies Are Catching Up (great article!)

    08/29/2015 6:45:32 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 89 replies
    conservativereview.com ^ | 8/28/15 | Daniel Horowitz
    They had it all. The GOP party bosses appeared to be winning every legislative and electoral battle with conservatives. After beating back almost every primary challenge in 2014 and after passing one liberal bill after another with the support of Democrats, the elite technocrats and cronies within the party were high-fiving and slapping each other’s backs over their successfully crushing of the tea party. Except – they never won anything. It was all an illusion. And in fact, their temporary victories set the stage for an irrevocable defeat in the long-run. Last cycle, in my previous job, I was heavily...
  • Eric Cantors Establishment Praises with Jeb Endorsement

    08/29/2015 6:43:05 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 15 replies
    conservativereview.com ^ | 8/28/15 | Brian Darling
    Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor endorsed former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush this week and has agreed to become co-chair of Jeb’s Virginia effort. Oh the irony! CNN reported that Cantor said of Jeb: Governor Bush is a true conservative leader with a long-term vision for this country and the practical know-how to implement it. After eight years of anemic growth and declining international relevance, America needs a president that can re-energize our nation and recapture our greatness -- Jeb Bush is that man. I look forward to working closely with the governor and his team as they chart a...
  • O’Malley Says Debates Are ‘Rigged’ For Hillary, Gets Hit With DEATH STARE From DNC Chair

    08/29/2015 6:40:50 AM PDT · by maggief · 24 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | August 29, 2015 | CHRISTIAN DATOC
    Former Gov. Martin O’Malley hammered the Democratic National Committee’s decision to host four — and only four — debates leading up to the primary while speaking at the DNC Summer Meeting Friday
  • NYT's Barro: 'Massive' Gun Grab Only Way To Impact Violent Crime

    08/29/2015 6:31:53 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 61 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Give Josh Barro credit for candor. When it comes to guns, the New York Times correspondent makes no bones about the kind of draconian, Second Amendment-defying approach he thinks is necessary. Forget about expanded background checks or other such measures. The only way to have a "big impact on violent crime," according to Barro, is to emulate Australia and "really take away massive amounts of guns that people have, reduce the rate of gun ownership substantially." View the video here.
  • Clinton resets campaign strategy

    08/29/2015 6:31:06 AM PDT · by maggief · 25 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 29, 2015 | Ben Kamisar
    Hillary Clinton is resetting her campaign strategy with aggressive attacks against Republicans to move the conversation away from questions about the email controversy that has dogged her for months. By comparing Republicans to terrorists and calling the GOP "the party of Trump," Clinton grabbed headlines and sought to assuage doubts about her campaign, even while it has lost ground in recent polls. Democratic strategists say while her talking points are the same as they have been, her delivery, emphasis and posture has changed. “The more the discussion is about the differences between her and the Republican field on women’s health...
  • Black Activists Call for Lynching and Hanging of White People and Cops

    08/29/2015 6:08:35 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 62 replies
    Aug 28, 2015 | Lana Shadwick
    Black Activists Call for Lynching and Hanging of White People and Cops Lana Shadwick 28 Aug 2015 Members of the #FYF911 or #FukYoFlag and #BlackLivesMatter movements called for the lynching and hanging of white people and cops. They encouraged others on a radio show Tuesday night to “turn the tide” and kill white people and cops to send a message about the killing of black people in America. One of the F***YoFlag organizers is called “Sunshine.” She has a radio blog show hosted from Texas called, “Sunshine’s F***ing Opinion Radio Show.” A snapshot of her #FYF911 @LOLatWhiteFear Twitter page at...
  • Donald Trump rips into ‘sleazebag perv’ Anthony Weiner

    08/29/2015 5:45:58 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 72 replies
    NY Post ^ | August 28, 2015 | Bob Fredericks
    GOP frontrunner Donald Trump on Friday ripped longtime Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin and her hubby Anthony Weiner, calling the ex-Congressman a “perv” and a “sleazebag” during a speech in Boston. Trump said that Abedin — whose first name he repeatedly mispronounced “Ooma” — worked closely with the former first lady and has access to classified information. “And who is Huma married to?” Trump asked, according to The Hill. “One of the great sleazebags of our time, Anthony Weiner.”
  • If Trump's Campaign Collapses, It'll Be For One Of These 6 Reasons

    08/29/2015 4:50:36 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 141 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 29, 2015 | John Hawkins
    I don’t know whom I will end up supporting next year, but I do like Donald Trump. I like his books. I like his personality. I appreciate all of the things he's done right in this campaign. If you applied the old "Who would you like to have a beer with?” test that has probably determined far more elections than most Americans want to admit, Trump would beat everyone in the field combined twice over. In a time when the Republican Party has become timid, weak and utterly corrupt, Trump is bold, strong and he has enough money that he...
  • Top Jeb fundraisers leave campaign amid troubling signs

    08/29/2015 3:39:59 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 102 replies
    politico.com ^ | 8/29/15 | Alex Isenstadt and Marc Caputo
    Three top Jeb Bush fundraisers abruptly parted ways with his presidential campaign on Friday, amid internal personality conflicts and questions about the strength of his candidacy, POLITICO has learned. There are different versions of what transpired. The Florida-based fundraising consultants — Kris Money, Trey McCarley, and Debbie Alexander — have said that they voluntarily quit the campaign and were still working with Bush's super PAC, Right to Rise Super PAC. Others said the three, who worked under the same contract, were let go because they were no longer needed for the current phase of the campaign. None of the three...
  • CNN Is Screwing Over Carly Fiorina

    08/29/2015 2:50:48 AM PDT · by Michael van der Galien · 40 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 08-28-2015 | Michael van der Galien
    [MUST WATCH VIDEO] Businesswoman turned politician Carly Fiorina is angry with CNN. The reason? The network is likely to leave her out of its prime time debate because she’s supposedly not polling in the top 10. The only problem with that? She clearly is. As Howie Kurtz explained on Fox News, CNN, however, is using older polls — from before the first Fox News debate — to assemble its “top 10″ of candidates. It’s clear that this is extremely bad for Fiorina, since she barely had name recognition before that debate. After it, however, she quickly surged in the polls...
  • An open letter to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Patrick Marley

    08/29/2015 2:44:01 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 8 replies
    Wisconsin Watchdog ^ | 8-28-15 | M. D. Kittle
    By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Watchdog Dear Patrick: You know what I hate – in addition to Hitler, I mean? I hate working until 1:30 in the morning to publish a great story only to find my counterpart at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (this’d be you) ripping me off – and then missing the story. My story, “Explosive email exposes GAB attorney’s partisan motives in John Doe probe,” cited an email that I had exclusively. I actually worked for that email. You found it the way all of my readers did. Wisconsin Watchdog linked to that document. You linked to...