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  • Videos force Democrats on defensive about tricks

    10/21/2016 9:45:50 AM PDT · by mdittmar ^ | 10/2/206 | STEVE EDER and JONATHAN MARTIN
    A Democratic operative, wearing a checkered blue shirt and a tie, spoke calmly, explaining exactly how agents could infiltrate the rallies of Donald Trump and cause mayhem among the Republican nominee’s team, his security staff and supporters.Creating an explosive reaction, said the operative, Scott Foval, was “the whole point of it.”Foval and Robert Creamer, another operative working for the Democratic National Committee, were the unwitting stars of undercover videos released this week in which they and others were captured discussing unseemly tactics like instigating violence at Trump’s rallies and arranging for fraudulent voting
  • Clinton Foundation Took $12 Million From Corrupt Morocco Government: She 'Created This Mess,'

    10/21/2016 9:27:41 AM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 2 replies
    IBTimes ^ | October 21, 2016 | Lydia O'Neal
    Clinton Foundation Took $12 Million From Corrupt Morocco Government: She 'Created This Mess,' Abedin Says In WikiLeaks Emails Fueling criticism that Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton may have diplomatic conflicts of interest related to her private foundation, recent emails released by WikiLeaks show she expressed hesitation to attract more publicity to a $12 million Clinton Foundation charity meeting in Morocco—against her closest aides’ advice.
  • Cardinal Dolan: Trump, Clinton traded jabs at Al Smith Dinner — but it was different in private

    10/21/2016 9:11:20 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 39 replies
    Today via AOL News ^ | October 21, 2016 | EUN KYUNG KIM
    While each candidate delivered some biting comments while taking a turn behind the dais at the Al Smith Dinner, "there were some very touching moments" in private, Dolan said, describing one right after he asked both of them to pray with him. "After the little prayer, Mr. Trump turned to Secretary Clinton and said, 'You are one tough and talented woman,'" Dolan said. "He said, 'This has been a good experience, this whole campaign, as tough as it's been.'" Clinton then returned the compliment. "She said to him, 'Donald, whatever happens, we need to work together afterward,'" Dolan said.
  • Trump Leads McMullin by One Point Among Likely Utah Voters

    10/21/2016 9:03:55 AM PDT · by C19fan · 18 replies
    Utah Policy ^ | October 20, 2016 | Bryan Schott
    Donald Trump has a slim one-point lead over independent candidate Evan McMullin among likely voters in Utah. Democrat Hillary Clinton is in third place. The survey, commissioned by, is the third straight survey of Utah showing McMullin has either caught or passed the GOP nominee in usually rock-solid Republican Utah.
  • 'I am the least racist person you've ever met!' Furious Trump WALKS OUT of interview when reporter

    10/21/2016 9:02:30 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 44 replies ^ | 10/20/16 | Anneta Konstantinides
    fullt title................'I am the least racist person you've ever met!' Furious Trump WALKS OUT of interview when reporter asks him about sexual assault and race claims............Donald Trump walked out of an interview with a local television station after he was asked about being labeled a racist and sexist during the course of his campaign. Moments before addressing a packed house at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Ohio, Trump talked with NBC4’s Colleen Marshall about the end of the race to the White House. 'Nineteen days out from the election, you've been labeled a racist, you've been called a sexist, how...'...
  • LIVE Stream: Donald Trump Rally in Fletcher, NC,OH 10/21/16

    10/21/2016 8:58:31 AM PDT · by jennychase · 6 replies
    Youtube ^ | 10/21/2016 | RSBN
  • Poll: Trump ahead among NC unaffiliated voters

    10/21/2016 8:53:23 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 9 replies ^ | August 18, 2016 | Donna King
    ALEIGH - A poll released Thursday shows that Donald Trump is leading Hillary Clinton among unaffiliated voters in North Carolina 38 to 28 percent. The poll is from N.C. conservative think tank the Civitas Institute and also shows that unaffiliated voters have an increasingly favorable view Gov. Pat McCrory, a Republican, at 46 percent favorable, compared to 40 percent this time last year. His opponent, Democrat Roy Cooper, is polling 31 percent favorable. Cooper had his unfavorable numbers double in a year, jumping from 14 percent to 26 percent. The poll found that among unaffiliated voters, McCrory leads Cooper 43...
  • The Rush Limbaugh "OPEN LINES FRIDAY" Show, M-F, 12noon-3PM, WOR-AM, Friday, October 21st, 2016.

    10/21/2016 8:52:29 AM PDT · by carriage_hill · 15 replies
    The EIB Network ^ | Friday, October 21st, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    AND NOW... amidst billowing clouds of fragrant, aromatic first- and second-hand premium cigar smoke... it is time for... that harmless, lovable little fuzz ball, the highly-trained broadcast specialist, having more fun than a human being should be allowed to have, from behind the golden EIB microphone, firmly ensconced in the prestigious Attila-The-Hun chair at the Limbaugh Institute of Advanced Conservative Studies, serving humanity simply by showing up, and he’s not retiring until every American agrees with him — do NOT doubt him — with shrieks of joy at the mere mention of his name (that’s Rush, for those in Rio...
  • WikiLeaks: Proposed response to State Dept disclosure on Sid emails (Coordinate with State and AP)

    10/21/2016 8:47:49 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 1 replies
    WikiLeaks ^ | October 21, 2016 | Nick Merrill, Brian Fallon To: Date: 2015-06-25 00:40 Subject: Re: Proposed response to upcoming State Dept disclosure on Sid emails Based on conversations today, below is the finalized version of the response plan: Q: The State Department says that at least 16 of the emails that Sid Blumenthal turned over to the Benghazi Select Committee were not included in the 55,000 pages of materials produced by Hillary Clinton. Doesn't this prove that Hillary Clinton deleted certain emails at some point before producing them to the Department?* ON-THE-RECORD RESPONSE FROM SPOKESMAN NICK MERRILL: "Hillary Clinton has turned over 55,000 pages of materials to...
  • USA Today’s Weak-Kneed Push For Gun Control

    10/21/2016 8:37:26 AM PDT · by rktman · 6 replies ^ | 10/21/2016 | unknown
    It’s just what you would expect from a newspaper whose editorial board just can’t help taking the wrong side on the issue of gun control. Despite widespread opposition by law enforcement and top state officials, USA Today last week chose to urge the newspaper’s handful of readers in Nevada and Maine to vote “yes” on anti-gun background check initiatives that would only affect the law-abiding, leaving armed criminals to commit whatever violent crimes they choose. The editorial was titled, “Vote 'yes' on gun safety measures: Our view,” with a subhead stating, “Do what weak-kneed members of Congress have refused to...
  • Google Consumer Surveys - NC / FL: tied, PA / Nevada: +1 Clinton, Ohio: +5 Trump, Iowa: +2 Clinton

    10/21/2016 8:32:18 AM PDT · by SpeedyInTexas · 9 replies
    538 ^ | 10/21/201 | 538
    North Carolina, Florida, Penn, Ohio, Iowa, Nevada are all within the margin and WINNABLE!
  • Gallup Poll, October 22, 2012: Romney 52, Obama 45

    10/21/2016 8:23:52 AM PDT · by hawaiian · 32 replies
    Just sayin' The mounds of exposed corruption piling up on Hillary is going to take its toll. Late-breakers are going to go for Trump.
  • Real Clear Politics Latest Polls

    General Election: Trump vs. Clinton vs. Johnson vs. Stein IBD/TIPP Tracking Clinton 40, Trump 41, Johnson 8, Stein 4 Trump +1 General Election: Trump vs. Clinton IBD/TIPP Tracking Clinton 43, Trump 41 Clinton +2 General Election: Trump vs. Clinton vs. Johnson vs. Stein Rasmussen Reports Clinton 41, Trump 43, Johnson 5, Stein 3 Trump +2 General Election: Trump vs. Clinton LA Times/USC Tracking Clinton 44, Trump 45 Trump +1 Georgia: Trump vs. Clinton vs. Johnson Atlanta Journal-Constitution Trump 44, Clinton 42, Johnson 9 Trump +2 Virginia: Trump vs. Clinton vs. Johnson vs. Stein Christopher Newport Univ. Clinton 45, Trump 33,...
  • House Committee Vows to Pursue Hillary's Private Emails

    10/21/2016 8:14:59 AM PDT · by tekrat · 14 replies
    NewsMax ^ | 10/21/2016 | John Gizzi
    Rep. Lamar Smith is pushing ahead in his committee's effort to hold Hillary Clinton accountable for her private e-mail server while she was secretary of state. On Thursday, Smith, chairman of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, announced that he is going to hold the Platte River Networks, which set up and maintained Clinton’s server, in contempt of Congress when lawmakers return to Washington following the November election. “Platte River continues to obstruct our committee’s investigation into the possible misuse security of former Secretary Clinton’s private e-mail server,” Smith told a packed press conference on Capitol Hill."
  • (Drudge) Major internet problems reported after cyberattack

    10/21/2016 8:14:30 AM PDT · by bushwon · 40 replies
    Mashable ^ | 10/21/2016 | Emma Hinchliffe
    Sites across the internet had problems on Friday morning following a cyberattack on a major internet management company. On Friday morning, Dyn — a company that hosts domain name systems — announced it has been the subject of a cyberattack that caused major problems for numerous websites. People reported issues with Twitter, Spotify, SoundCloud, Vox Media sites, Airbnb and numerous other sites. SEE ALSO: It's war: U.S. officially blames Russia for recent hacks Domain name systems (DNS) are essentially the GPS of the internet, taking the text URLs you type into a browser and figuring out where those websites’ data...
  • WikiLeaks: David Kendall had 4 classified emails on thumb drive, referred to State and FBI

    10/21/2016 8:12:12 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 4 replies
    WikiLeaks - Podesta ^ | October 21, 2016 | David Kendall
    From: Kendall, David [] Sent: Friday, July 24, 2015 10:39 AM To: Nick Merrill, Brian Fallon Cc:Cheryl Mills, Heather Samuelson, Huma Abedin, Others Subject: Report from the Hill It appears that the IC IG (not State IG) has sent a notification to Congress (maybe only to HPSCI—unclear) describing the work the IC IG has been doing recently (unclear if a general report or one only focusing on 55,000 pages). As to the HRC emails, the report explicitly states that none of those emails bore classification or dissemination-limitation markings. It goes on to say that its own IC IG review of...
  • U.S. vote authorities warned to be alert to Russian hacks faking fraud - officials

    10/21/2016 8:01:24 AM PDT · by GregNH · 27 replies
    Rueters Africa ^ | 10/21/2016 | David Rohde and Mark Hosenball
    U.S. intelligence and law enforcement officials are warning that hackers with ties to Russia's intelligence services could try to undermine the credibility of the presidential election by posting documents online purporting to show evidence of voter fraud.
  • Why Won’t the US Justice Department Investigate Antisemitism?

    10/21/2016 7:48:54 AM PDT · by SJackson · 23 replies
    Algemeiner ^ | 10-21-16 | Johanna Markind
    Despite the Obama administration’s touting itself as the most transparent in history, its Justice Department has stonewalled requests for information about its efforts to combat antisemitism; this stands in stark contrast to its very public talk about fighting anti-Muslim crime.Readers may remember Rick Santorum telling the audience at a 2015 presidential debate, “There’s [sic] four times as many acts of violence against Jews than there are against Muslims, [but] I never hear the president talk about that.” The statistic is roughly accurate, according to a comparison of the raw numbers of reported hate crimes targeting each community in 2014. It should be noted, however, that the statistics are incomplete. For example, Kansas failed to report three 2014 murders targeting Jews,...
  • Madonna: ‘If You Vote for Hillary Clinton, I Will Give You a Blowj*b’ (Warning- explicit language)

    10/21/2016 7:43:46 AM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 77 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | October 20, 2016 | Daniel Nussbaum
    [Warning: Story contains graphic language] Pop star Madonna got raunchy while introducing comedian Amy Schumer at a performance in New York City Tuesday night,.. promising the crowd sexual favors in exchange for their support of ... Hillary Clinton. “If you vote for Hillary Clinton, I will give you a blowj@b. OK?” the 58-year-old ... singer told an audience at New York’s Madison Square Garden Tuesday night. “I’m really good. I’m not a douche, and I’m not a tool. I take my time, I have a lot of eye contact, and I do swallow.”... Schumer took the stage afterward for her...
  • Trump national political director 'steps back' from campaign

    10/21/2016 7:39:43 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 12 replies
    The Hill vis MSN ^ | 10/20/2016 | Nikita Vladimirov
    Donald Trump's national political director, Jim Murphy, said Thursday he is stepping back from the Republican nominee's campaign. "I have not resigned but for personal reasons have had to take a step back from the campaign," Murphy said, as first reported by Politico. Murphy was brought on to the campaign in June and is a close friend of Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort.
  • Some Advice for President Clinton-Elevating the gun debate from culture war to real reform

    10/21/2016 7:28:47 AM PDT · by SJackson · 18 replies
    National Review ^ | October 20, 2016 | Kevin D. Williamson
    Madam President: Criticized for his advising Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, Milton Friedman offered the only persuasive response: “I gave him good advice.” I cannot congratulate you on your election — no sane person could — but I can offer some good advice. There is not much to like about you. You are intellectually and morally stunted, a creature of pure politics who has never had a single interesting or original idea. You are deeply corrupt yourself and a source of corruption in others. The republic truly deserves better than you. You don’t just do discredit to your party and your...
  • WikiLeaks: FW: Fact Sheets on Clinton Email

    10/21/2016 7:22:30 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 2 replies
    WikiLeaks ^ | October 21, 2016 | Paul M. Bell, Press Secretary, Benghazi Committee
    From: Bell, Paul Sent: Friday, March 20, 2015 3:22 PM To: Democratic Press Secretaries Subject: Fact Sheets on Clinton Email Hi All— Happy Friday. Benghazi Select Committee Chairman Gowdy recently sent a letter to Clinton’s lawyer asking her to turn over her server. Benghazi Dems have put together these attached fact sheets regarding Clinton’s email use. Please take note of the first one which compares Gowdy’s approach to the standard Democrats used during the investigation into Bush Administration staffers sending official emails through private RNC email servers. Only the first fact sheet has been made available to press, so please...
  • The fake polls are about to take a turn for the better nobody wants to be ridiculously wrong

    10/21/2016 7:17:03 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 48 replies
    vanity | October 21, 2016 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Wednesday we were stunned to hear a Hillary Clinton campaign spokesperson casually say, “in the next three weeks we expect the polls to tighten significantly.” This begs the question: "Why would a Clinton spokesperson say the polls would “tighten” let alone say “the polls [would] tighten significantly?” Why would this be? Even Natie Silver knows the polls we see are fake and built on fake turnout models ; that’s why. Because Donald Trump has not been stopped by the fake false accusations against him by women seeking their 15 minute of fame, they have to try something else. That something...
  • WikiLeaks: Donna Brazile Shreds Obama Economy

    10/21/2016 7:07:53 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 12 replies
    LifeZette ^ | October 21, 2016 | Edmund Kozak
    In an email to Clinton campaign chair John Podesta from February 2016, released Friday by WikiLeaks, now-acting chair of the Democratic National Committee Donna Brazile gave a frank and honest assessment of the Obama economy — it wasn’t good. “I think people are more in despair about how things are—yes new jobs but they are low wage jobs,” she admits. “HOUSING is a huge issue. Most people pay half of what they make to rent,” she continued.
  • (vanity) In 1980 two weeks from election polls had Jimmy Carter 47 -- Ronald Reagan 39

    10/21/2016 7:01:13 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 39 replies
    Pollsters and the news media keep trying to dispirit Mitt Romney’s supporters and to show that Barack Obama will be the inevitable victor. Even after the polling has been packed with Democrats, Obama cannot show a convincing lead that would take him to victory. Past polls have also shown Democrats leading their Republican opponents up to the election. One of the most dramatic was a Gallup Poll result 2 weeks before the 1980 General Election that showed Jimmy Carter to be far ahead of Ronald Reagan. Rush Limbaugh stated, In a Gallup poll on October 26th in 1980, two weeks...
  • WikiLeaks: Wyss Foundation Democracy Strategy Discussion Memo

    10/21/2016 7:00:45 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 9 replies
    WikiLeaks - Podesta ^ | October 21, 2016 | Matt Hollamby To: Date: 2015-03-06 21:00 Subject: Democracy program (Attachment) Unmarried women, youth, and people of color – low-income populations who tend to be reliably progressive on economic and women’s inequality issues—do not participate equally in the democratic process. They are not registered, don’t turnout, and drop-off in non-presidential years. The ultimate goal of the Democracy Program is to create systemic change that will result in the government taking responsibility for all citizens voting. We believe these efforts will alter the electorate, but they will not do it in time to fully achieve the Wyss policy agenda within the next...
  • Early Voting - North Carolina

    10/21/2016 6:58:35 AM PDT · by mrs9x · 89 replies
    Things are not looking good in the early voting in North Carolina. For whatever reason, Republican absentee ballot requests and returns are down significantly from 2012. Also, yesterday was the first day of in-person early voting, and the Democrats were well ahead of Republicans, 85K to 39K. Can anyone explain what is going on in North Carolina? I know many Democrats there are old-time conservative Democrats, but I would like to see the numbers for Republicans go up.
  • Miller Campaign Points to Infiltrator as Latest Murkowski ‘Dirty Trick’

    10/21/2016 6:56:32 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 9 replies ^ | 10/20/16 | David Codrea
    USA – -( “The Joe Miller campaign for US Senate denounced the Murkowski campaign’s dirty tricks … after a Murkowski staffer entered Miller HQ to sign up as a volunteer,” a campaign press release announced. “The young staffer has been identified as David Nelson. “This isn’t his first visit to Miller HQ, as Mr. Nelson showed up some weeks back to sign up for volunteer duties,” the release elaborates. “After his first visit, Nelson was seen entering Murkowski HQ, and his name was subsequently purged from the Miller campaign volunteer list."
  • Why is Project Veritas not generating the outrage it should? (VANITY)

    10/21/2016 6:41:05 AM PDT · by rlmorel · 111 replies
    Project Veritas ^ | 10/21/2016 | Myself
    James O'Keefe has produced documentation in his Project Veritas endeavor which has produced two videos that I know of to date (which can be found on Youtube as well, Part 1: Rigging the Election - Video I: Clinton Campaign and DNC Incite Violence at Trump Rallies and Part 2: Rigging the Election - Video II: Mass Voter Frauds. I have watched these two videos, and the content astonishes me. But let me clarify that they do not astonish me the way they might astonish or startle many Americans, because the tactics are not new, I have seen evidence of this...
  • Per Wikileaks: Podesta Meeting Directly with PAC

    10/21/2016 6:39:36 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 18 replies
    Image of the email below:
  • Obamacare Premiums Up ... 50% In IL, AZ, PA; 93% In NM: When Does The Death Spiral Blow Up?

    10/21/2016 6:37:18 AM PDT · by Rockitz · 24 replies ^ | 21 October 2016 | Tyler Durden
    Obamacare premiums are skyrocketing out of sight. A jump of a mere 30% looks like a good deal compared to jumps of over 50% in six states, and 93% in New Mexico. Congratulations are in order for those living in a handful of states whose premiums only rose 20%. The Wall Street Journal reports Rate Increases for Health Plans Pose Serious Test for ObamaÂ’s Signature Law. ... Approved Hikes â—¦Approved Hikes Just Under 20%: Colorado, Florida and Idaho â—¦Approved Hikes 20% to 29%: Connecticut, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland â—¦Approved Hikes 30% to 49%: Alabama, Delaware, Hawaii, Kansas, Mississippi, Texas...
  • Many sites including Twitter, Shopify and Spotify suffering outage

    10/21/2016 6:35:08 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 28 replies
    A number of popular sites and services are down right now for many users, including Twitter, SoundCloud, Spotify and Shopify. The cause appears to be a sweeping outage of DNS provider Dyn, as a result of a DDOS attack, according to a post on Hacker News. We’re tracking the outage and will let you know if we discover anything further about outage length, cause or sites affected. Other sites experiencing issues include Box, Boston Globe, New York Times, Github, Airbnb, Reddit, Freshbooks, Heroku and Vox Media properties. Users accessing these sites might have more or less success depending on where...
  • The Brutal Truth (on the A.Smith dinner)

    10/21/2016 6:34:02 AM PDT · by Dana1960 · 64 replies
    Market Ticker ^ | 10/21/16 | Karl Denninger
    Last night there was somewhat of a ritualistic dinner held. It was the Al Smith dinner, a white-tie affair, and a ritual that Presidential candidates, very late in the game, have usually taken part in. This year was no different, with both Hillary and Trump sporting their white-tie best. But this is not your usual sort of passe' thing. No, it's a benefit, and as are many benefits in New York it was stuffed with priestly types and an extraordinary price tag -- but, as is frequently the case when there are so many with a priestly bent headlining the...
  • Another of Clinton's scripted airplane 'Press Conferences'.

    10/21/2016 6:16:43 AM PDT · by tosh · 14 replies
    youtube ^ | Youtube
    Watch from 2:00 on. Nick Merrill, Clinton's press secretary, texts reporters questions, signals them with knowing glances and nods, actually intercedes in conference to ensure his teed up reporters get to ask his pre arranged questions. In plain sight. Unreal.
  • WATCH: Hillary Clinton Refers to Barack Obama as Muslim at Al Smith Dinner

    10/21/2016 6:15:17 AM PDT · by drpix · 34 replies ^ | 10/20/16 | Jessica McBride
    Hillary Clinton made a joke that referred to President Barack Obama as a Muslim at the Al Smith charity dinner... Clinton first joked that it would be awkward at the annual presidents’ day photo at the White House if Trump wins and “not just with Bill...” “How is Barack going to get past the Muslim ban?” Hillary joked.
  • Schakowsky's Husband 'Stepping Back' From Clinton Campaign

    10/21/2016 6:07:02 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 28 replies
    Roll Call ^ | Oct 20, 2016 | Christina Flom
    Schakowsky's Husband 'Stepping Back' From Clinton Campaign Bob Creamer is shown on video allegedly discussing inciting violence at Trump rallies Robert Creamer, husband of Illinois Rep. Jan Schakowsky, is "stepping back" from the Hillary Clinton campaign after a video suggested his organization tried to instigate violence at Donald Trump rallies. Creamer was aiding the Democratic National Convention for Clinton's presidential bid. He works for a progressive consulting firm, Democracy Partners, and is head of the group Mobilize, which contracted with the DNC. "I am unwilling to become a distraction to the important task of electing Hilary Clinton, and defeating Donald...
  • Best of the worst: Here are the most shocking WikiLeaks Podesta emails so far

    10/21/2016 6:06:36 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 14 replies
    RT ^ | 21 Oct, 2016 09:06
    As WikiLeaks continues to release emails from Hillary Clinton campaign chair John Podesta, RT brings you a round-up of the most scandalous details released so far. Those Wall St speeches A January 2016 email detailed how Clinton boasted of her “great” relations with bankers in an October 2013 speech. She spoke of how “more thought has to be given to the process and transactions and regulations so that we don’t kill or maim what works, but we concentrate on the most effective way of moving forward with the brainpower and the financial power that exists here [on Wall Street].” Meanwhile,...
  • ‘This Isn’t Going to Work’: Matthews Shuts Down Trump Surrogate

    10/21/2016 5:50:49 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 31 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    On last evening’s Hardball, when Trump surrogate Steve Cortes said that voters across America aren't bothered by Donald Trump’s refusal to blindly accept the election outcome, Chris Matthews shut him down. After calling Cortes an “elitist,” Matthews declared “this isn’t going to work,” cut Cortes off, and moved to reliable liberal Ruth Marcus of the Washington Post. By coincidence, in this morning’s Quick Hits, this Insurrectionist wrote “the liberal echo chamber has contracted a bad case of the vapors over Trump’s statement, but hard to believe many actual voters out in America give much of a darn.” Guess elitist minds...
  • White House Watch: Still A Close One

    10/21/2016 5:45:11 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 14 replies ^ | Friday, October 21, 2016
    Early results from their final debate are in, and Donald Trump remains barely ahead of Hillary Clinton in the White House Watch. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey of Likely U.S. Voters finds Trump with a 43% to 41% lead over his Democratic rival. Five percent (5%) favor Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson, while Green Party nominee Jill Stein earns three percent (3%) support. Another three percent (3%) like some other candidate, and five percent (5%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.) Yesterday, Trump was ahead by three. The lead has been shifting back and...
  • An establishment in panic

    10/21/2016 5:42:10 AM PDT · by McGruff · 30 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 10/20/2016 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    Pressed by moderator Chris Wallace as to whether he would accept defeat should Hillary Clinton win the election, Donald Trump replied, “I will tell you at the time. I’ll keep you in suspense.” “That’s horrifying,” said Clinton, setting off a chain reaction on the post-debate panels with talking heads falling all over one another in purple-faced anger, outrage and disbelief. “Disqualifying!” was the cry on Clinton cable. “Trump Won’t Say If He Will Accept Election Results,” wailed the New York Times. “Trump Won’t Vow to Honor Results,” ran the banner in the Washington Post.
  • "She Was In Full Meltdown”: Hillary Unleashed On Donna Brazile

    10/21/2016 5:40:40 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 33 replies
    Hindsight is making more and more clear that Hillary’s outrageously rigged campaign is dependent – heavily dependent – on control over the media. Nearly every question she has been asked during the past 18 months has been approved and agreed upon ahead of time. Hillary’s responses have been heavily scripted and rehearsed. It even emerged that Donna Brazile, who is a CNN contributor and who was appointed interim chair of the DNC after Debbie Wasserman Schultz was forced out, shared questions that were meant to be spontaneous with the Clinton campaign in advance.
  • Poll workers are being trained to prepare for guns at polling stations

    10/21/2016 5:35:30 AM PDT · by justlittleoleme · 27 replies
    The Week ^ | 10/21/16 | Jeva Lange
    Donald Trump has urged his supporters to "watch the polling booths" on Nov. 8, a rallying cry that has election officials worrying — and training for how to deal with guns or possible attacks at the polls.It is an unprecedented situation; in fact, most states don't even have laws governing guns at polling places, sending election officials scrambling to sort through their states various open-carry and concealed weapons laws, The Washington Post reports."We've never seen this level of concern, this far out from Election Day — poll workers in states across the country being trained to deal with guns," Everytown...
  • Florida Absentee Ballot update, 10/21/2016

    10/21/2016 5:25:20 AM PDT · by SpeedyInTexas · 25 replies
    10/21/2016 | self
    Here are the RETURNED Florida Absentee Ballot numbers for 2016 (REPs led in this category by 79,000 in 2012). Approximately 32.1% of Absentee Ballots have been returned at this point. 10/21/16: REPs - 416,778, DEMs - 399,434 lead of 17,344 for REPs, 41.8% to 40.0% 10/20/16: REPs - 369,467, DEMs - 356,635 lead of 12,832 for REPs, 41.7% to 40.2% 10/19/16: REPs - 316,400, DEMs - 305,626 lead of 10,774 for REPs, 41.7% to 40.3% 10/18/16: REPs - 265,657, DEMs - 259,824 lead of 5,833 for REPs, 41.5% to 40.6% 10/17/16: REPs - 210,629, DEMs - 210,595 lead of 34...
  • Paulding voting early in same numbers as state's second-largest county

    10/21/2016 5:18:50 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 19 replies ^ | 18 Oct 2016 | Tom Spigolon
    More than 3,100 Paulding Countians have used their opportunity to vote early in this year's presidential election. A total of 1,575 Paulding voters cast ballots Tuesday at the county's sole early voting location at the Watson Government Building in Dallas. That total almost matched Monday's total of 1,574 voters, said election supervisor Deidre Holden. Monday's voter numbers also nearly matched the turnout in the state’s second-largest county, Gwinnett, in the number who cast ballots on the first day of the three-week early voting period before the Nov. 8 election. Gwinnett County's first-day count was 1,580 voters, said county spokesperson Joe...
  • Vanity Both Twitter and Reddit appear to be down

    10/21/2016 5:02:14 AM PDT · by ScholarWarrior · 69 replies
    Since 7am, worldwide.
  • IBD/TIPP DailyTracking Poll (T-41, C-40)

    10/21/2016 4:49:13 AM PDT · by tatown · 74 replies
    IBD/TIPP ^ | 10/21/16 | IBD Staff
    The IBD/TIPP poll — a collaboration between Investor's Business Daily (IBD) and TechnoMetrica Market Intelligence (TIPP) — has been the most accurate poll in recent presidential elections.
  • Democrat Voter Fraud goes back to at least 1876

    10/21/2016 4:45:29 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 15 replies
    vanity | October 21, 2016 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Joseph Stalin, a man many Democrats have admired over the years, once said this about elections, “It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything.” The original “Florida 2000” was perpetrated in 1876. During the attempted theft of the presidency by Al Gore in 2000, remember how the Democrats kept fraudulently referring to the Republicans having stolen the election of 1876? They knew the public schools run by their pals in the various teachers unions didn’t teach the truth and they rightly...
  • Chris Wallace's rigged question about a rigged election

    10/21/2016 4:37:56 AM PDT · by NYer · 28 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 21, 2016 | J.B. Williams
    It was déjà vu all over again when Fox News debate moderator Chris Wallace asked Trump the question that has dominated the news media ever since, drawing new attacks on Trump from political establishment stooges everywhere. Back in the spring, during the primaries, Trump was asked if he would sign a pledge to support whoever the eventual GOP nominee might be, pledging not to challenge that nominee and, in the end, to support that nominee.  Trump, along with every other GOP primary candidate, agreed to take that pledge, only to watch other GOP candidates refuse to keep that pledge...
  • Hillary’s Plot Against America

    10/21/2016 4:17:15 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 21, 2016 | Ed Lasky
    Recent news and leaks make it clear that a plot is afoot. A smoking gun has been found. Republicans are committing political malpractice by not making it clear they are the last line of defense. ObamaCare is imploding, as was widely predicted upon its passage by Republicans and a range of non-partisan experts. The ObamaCare meltdown is even worse than we thought. Bloomberg News recently: A growing number of people in Obamacare are finding out their health insurance plans will disappear from the program next year, forcing them to find new coverage even as options shrink and prices rise. At...
  • Victor Davis Hanson: The 2016 Presidential Race Just Keeps Getting More Weird

    10/21/2016 4:14:56 AM PDT · by expat_panama · 32 replies
    Investors Business Daily ^ | October 20, 2016 | VICTOR DAVIS HANSON
    A presidential campaign is figuratively called a "race." Two runners sprint toward the Election Day finish line for the prize of the presidency. But the 2016 presidential campaign has spawned lots of weird races. The first sprint is one between embarrassments and scandals. Will another WikiLeaks disclosure confirm that Hillary Clinton is a dishonest and conniving hypocrite? Or will yet another open-mic tape, disgruntled beauty queen or old Howard Stern interview remind us that Donald Trump's private life was -- and perhaps still is -- uncouth? The winner will be the candidate leaked about the least by Election Day. Here,...