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  • Rose unplugged Morning Show July 29 2015

    07/29/2015 2:51:49 AM PDT · by GregB · 2 replies
    Rose is back! Formerly the “Rose” half of the Quinn & Rose Morning Show, she is back on the air and ready for the fight! Catch her on Pittsburgh’s 1250 AM “The Answer” WPGP, from 8AM to 10AM Monday through Friday or via live stream at www.am1250theanswer.com, where you can also get the podcasts. Join us for real no-nonsense conservative talk with a passion that only Rose can deliver!
  • The Quinn in the Morning Show with Jim Quinn - July 29, 2015

    07/29/2015 2:33:17 AM PDT · by sneakers · 1 replies
    Jim Quinn is back! - and in better form than ever!! The Quinn in the Morning Show airs from 6:00am to 9:00 am, Monday thru Friday. To listen online, go to www.warroom.com and sign up (for a small fee). Or you can listen on the radio locally in the upstate NY area on 1040 WYSL Rochester, NY or 1480 WCNS in Latrobe, Pa. If you sign up online, be sure to choose the "auto-renew" option in order to have full access to archived shows and podcasts.
  • Seattle’s ‘upzoning’ plan seems to be sinking

    07/29/2015 1:06:44 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 2 replies
    Seattle Times ^ | July 28, 2015 | Danny Westneat
    [SNIP].......Another councilmember said the rollback of single-family zoning is dead, at least on the current council.“I don’t think you’re going to see duplexes and triplexes in the single-family areas, not from this council,” Nick Licata said. “They’re getting roughed up for it out there. It isn’t worth it.”Interesting. Maybe the spirit of Emmett Watson is still with us after all?Maybe. Licata has an interesting perspective on Seattle’s growth politics. He got his start in the 1970s campaigning against that lone “skyscraper” in the University District, the UW Plaza tower, which quaintly is only 22 stories tall. It’s hard to explain...
  • Democrats’ Window to Find Strong House Candidates Slowly Closing - following "bruising losses"

    07/29/2015 12:16:06 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 4 replies
    Roll Call ^ | July 28, 2015 | Emily Cahn and Ivan Levingston
    When former Nevada Secretary of State Ross Miller passed on a bid in the Silver State’s 3rd District last week, it sent Democrats back to the drawing board again to find a nominee for this Tossup seat in 2016. Miller’s decision to sit the race out was a disappointment for national Democrats, who thought his profile would make him a strong candidate for this highly competitive seat. But it’s indicative of a larger issue Democrats face this cycle: Recruiting House candidates in 2016 hasn’t been as easy as many predicted two years ago. More than a year from Election Day,...
  • Jon Stewart’s Secret Obama Meetings Reveal He’s a Partisan Hack

    07/28/2015 11:43:39 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 29, 2015 | Kyle Smith
    Jon Stewart — the man who loves to be called a nonpartisan, a scourge of cant, an honest soul who follows the truth wherever it leads — has been secretly taking trips to the White House to receive intense one-on-one lobbying from President Obama. Moreover, Politico reported Tuesday, “Daily Show” staffers routinely call up the White House to get the administration’s input. Austan Goolsbee, a former top economic adviser to the president, frequently e-mailed with his college classmate Scott Bodow, a “Daily Show” executive producer, to offer spin. Obama flunky David Axelrod often reached out directly to Stewart.
  • Daily Kickoff: Rising Star Israeli diplomat George Deek | Ted Cruz to host Iran strategy meeting

    07/28/2015 11:19:05 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet
    SCENE LAST NIGHT: Less than a mile or so from Chabad Lubavitch's HQ at 770 Eastern Parkway, around 80 Hillary for America supporters gathered at the home of former White House Jewish Liaison Jarrod Bernstein and Hildy Kuryk, currently communications director at Vogue, to hear from the Clinton campaign's senior advisors including manager Robby Mook, vice chairwoman Huma Abedin and finance director Dennis Chang. SPOTTED: Recent Chairman of the Conference of Presidents Bob Sugarman, Obama mega-bundler Sarah Kovner, Tusk Ventures' Seth London, Anya Hoerburger of Intermedia Partners, Samantha Maltzman, Jill Strauss, Samantha Vinograd of Goldman Sachs and formerly at office...
  • Is it time for Hillary Clinton to panic?

    07/28/2015 10:47:36 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 26 replies
    BBC News ^ | July 28, 2015 | by Anthony Zurcher
    Benghazi! Falling approval ratings! Email-gate! Lately the headlines have been full of gloom for Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton, prompting a spate of columns and commentary about whether her campaign is Officially in Trouble. "Both her and her campaign are in trouble," pollster John Zogby said in a recent television interview. "She is frankly sinking like a rock." But is it really so? Here are some reasons why - and why not - the former secretary of state should be concerned about her presidential prospects.
  • Trump = End of Weak-Kneed, Apologizing GOPe?

    07/28/2015 10:40:37 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 18 replies
    I'm not sold on Trump as a candidate given his mixed political, private, and business history but I do appreciate he is leading the effort to kill off the constant crawfishing, apologizing, weak approach that most Republicans have been taking post George W. Even Huckabee followed the pattern of speaking the truth (Obama is setting up millions of Jews for death by fire - atomic if Iran gets the bomb) and not backing down. Why do they care so much what the media New York elite think of them anyway? You're REPUBLICAN. They aren't your friend. They'll never like you....
  • Politico: Fox lowers threshold for early debate

    07/28/2015 9:46:02 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 66 replies
    Politico ^ | 7-28-2015 | Politico
    Fox News is opening its 5 p.m. debate to all the announced Republican candidates who fail to make the cut for the Aug. 6 prime-time event, removing a requirement that participants reach at least 1 percent in polling. The change amounts to an insurance policy for candidates who were in danger of being disqualified from the vital first debate based on low polls – Carly Fiorina, former New York Gov. George Pataki and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.).The announcement by Michael Clemente, Fox News Executive Vice President, News, means that all 16 announced candidates will qualify for Cleveland — either the...
  • 'You're Disgusting': Donald Trump Walks Out On Lawyer Needing to Pump Breast Milk during lawsuit...

    07/28/2015 9:36:25 PM PDT · by Up Yours Marxists · 58 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | Tuesday, July 28, 2015 | Michael Sorrentino
    Donald Trump became disgusted and walked out on a female lawyer needing to pump breast milk for her daughter while testifying over a failed Florida real estate project, documents of sworn testimony reported by The New York Times show. "You're disgusting," Trump reportedly told Elizabeth Beck when she asked for a medical break for her 3-month-old, taking out her pump to emphasize urgency. The 2011 conversation is said to be not disputed by either side, but Trump's lawyer Alan Garten said his client's reaction had nothing to do with her decision to pump. "It was solely the fact that she...
  • Trump Schools the Republican Establishment

    07/28/2015 6:31:18 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 26 replies
    Politico ^ | July 28, 2015 | Matt Latimer
    GOP elites are only making The Donald stronger. Kids, you tried your best and you failed miserably,” the great Homer Simpson once observed. “The lesson is: never try.” That’s probably how the so-called “smart set” within the Republican Party feels these days. Ever since Mitt Romney’s 2012 defeat—a loss that caught everyone off guard except for people who followed public opinion polls or read a newspaper—we Republicans were promised a tough, new approach to the presidential primary process. No longer would the “non-serious candidates”—a term the bigwigs applied to people like Michele Bachmann or Herman Cain—be permitted to dominate the...
  • Ted Cruz bullied Republicans for years. Now they’re standing up to him. [Ha! Ha! Ha!]

    07/28/2015 8:40:14 PM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 42 replies
    Washington Post ^ | July 28 at 4:50 PM | Dana Milbank
    Who’s afraid of big, bad Ted Cruz? Not Lamar Alexander. The Tennessee Republican went on the Senate floor to accuse his fellow Republican of proposing actions that would “render ourselves lawless” and cause “chaos.” Alexander reminded the Texan that the Senate “requires restraint and goodwill.” Dana Milbank writes about political theater in the nation’s capital. He joined the Post as a political reporter in 2000. View Archive FacebookGoogle+RSS Not John Cornyn. The senior senator from Texas said that Cruz’s prescription would be a “terrible mistake” and that if his fellow Texas Republican were making a valid point, “you would find...
  • Remembering Mary Jo

    07/28/2015 8:29:12 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 33 replies
    Citizens Voice ^ | July 26 2015 | BY WILLIAM C. KASHATUS
    Editor’s note: This is the final installment of a two part series examining the life, and death, of Forty Fort native Mary Jo Kopechne. Part 1 was published Sunday, July 19. Today, July 26, would have been the 75th birthday of Mary Jo Kopechne, the 28-year-old Wyoming Valley native who was killed when a car driven by U.S. Sen. Edward M. Kennedy plunged off a bridge on Chappaquiddick Island in July, 1969. Such a milestone offers a rare opportunity to remember an attractive, bright young woman who had a very promising future in politics and one who was extremely committed...
  • Bevin, Conway clash over policy at Chamber forum

    07/28/2015 8:13:37 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 1 replies
    cn|2 Pure Politics ^ | 7/28/2015 | Nick Storm
    In their third joint appearance of the general election gubernatorial candidates Matt Bevin and Jack Conway traded barbs as policy took center stage. The forum between Bevin and Conway keynoted the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce’s annual business summit in Louisville on Tuesday. The forum was moderated by former Pure Politics managing editor Ryan Alessi. The next governor will assume office in December and will quickly have to produce a budget to guide the state over the next two years. A seemingly straightforward question to Bevin about what his top budgeted priority would be drew a quick rebuke. “If I told...
  • President Obama is antagonist in new ads by Jack Conway, Republican Governors Association

    07/28/2015 8:09:54 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat
    cn|2 Pure Politics ^ | 7/28/2015 | Kevin Wheatley
    As Democratic gubernatorial nominee Jack Conway seeks separation between himself and an unpopular president in one of two new television ads released on Tuesday, the Republican Governors Association is attempting the opposite in a competing spot unveiled the same day. Conway’s campaign released two 30-second ads that are set to air statewide in a six-figure buy. In one, titled “Fiscal,” Conway pledges to “hold the line on taxes” and touts his office’s record of winning high-dollar judgements during his two terms while the other, called “Coal,” highlights his decision to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for proposed regulations on...
  • Donald Trump Promises To Put Sarah Palin In His Cabinet If He Is Elected President (Heads exploding)

    07/28/2015 8:03:35 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 60 replies
    Politicus USA - Real liberal politics ^ | July 28, 2015 | Jason Easley, founder & senior editor
    Donald Trump is threatening America with a promise to put Sarah Palin in his cabinet if he is elected president. Audio of Trump: (AUDIO-AT-LINK)According to Politico, Trump said that he would put Palin his cabinet or seek her advice: “She’s really somebody who knows what’s happening. She’s a special person. She’s really a special person. And I think people know that and she’s got a following that’s unbelievable,” he continued. (Palin has more than 4 million Facebook followers.) “I’m looking at some of these candidates, they’re weak, they’re ineffective and to a degree that’s almost hard to believe. And, you...
  • Hillary Clinton’s $600 Haircut Puts Bergdorf on Lockdown

    07/28/2015 8:07:21 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 56 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 28, 2015 | Emily Smith
    Hillary Clinton put part of Bergdorf Goodman on lockdown on Friday to get a $600 haircut at the swanky John Barrett Salon. Clinton, with a huge entourage in tow, was spotted being ushered through a side entrance of the Fifth Avenue store on Friday. A source said, “Staff closed off one side of Bergdorf’s so Hillary could come in privately to get her hair done. An elevator bank was shut down so she could ride up alone, and then she was styled in a private area of the salon.
  • Fellow Republican Launches Bid to Oust Boehner as House Speaker

    07/28/2015 7:16:08 PM PDT · by South40 · 36 replies
    NBC ^ | 28 JUL 2015 | LUKE RUSSERT, M. ALEX JOHNSON and ALEX MOE
    WASHINGTON — A House Republican often at odds with John Boehner launched a bid Tuesday to kick the speaker of the house out of his job — an almost unheard-of rebellion but one that has been simmering for months. Rep. Mark Meadows, R-North Carolina, filed a motion to "vacate the chair" — a parliamentary maneuver that could be used to depose Boehner, R-Ohio. The motion accuses Boehner of having "endeavored to consolidate power and centralize decision-making, bypassing the majority of the 435 Members of Congress and the people they represent," and of using "the power of the office to punish...
  • It’s On: Rep. Mark Meadows Makes Move To Unseat Boehner As Speaker Immediately

    07/28/2015 4:17:12 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 67 replies
    Big Government ^ | July 28 2015 | by MATTHEW BOYLE
    Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC)96% has filed a motion aimed at unseating Boehner immediately as Speaker of the House. “Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) has filed a motion to try to force Speaker John Boehner from his leadership post,” Politico wrote in a breaking news alert. “The move, called a motion to vacate the chair, represents a new level of opposition to GOP leadership from the conservative wing of the House Republican Conference. The motion can be postponed for several days before consideration.” It’s unclear if this will be successful, but over the past few years there have been two major coup...
  • Cruz to Address NFRW Convention (Sept 12 - Phoenix, Arizona)

    07/28/2015 6:14:36 PM PDT · by Isara · 2 replies
    National Federation of Republican Women ^ | July 28, 2015 | Lisa Ziriax
    Republican Women Meet in Phoenix Sept. 10-13PHOENIX, Ariz. – Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz will address the 38th biennial convention of the National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) the afternoon of Saturday, Sept. 12. The NFRW convention, which is expected to draw about 1,300 Republican women leaders from across the nation, is set for Sept. 10-13 at the J.W. Marriott Desert Ridge Resort and Spa in Phoenix, Ariz. The NFRW is inviting Republican presidential candidates to address the convention and earlier this month announced Carly Fiorina as the headline speaker at the convention opening. National pollster Kellyanne Conway and the...
  • CNN’s Tapper Sends His Condolences To Ben Carson Over Mother’s Passing…Even Though She’s Alive

    07/28/2015 6:03:08 PM PDT · by markomalley · 22 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 7/28/15 | Al Weaver
    CNN’s Jake Tapper learned Tuesday what it is like to put someone in their casket early when he offered up his well wishes to former neurosurgeon Ben Carson over the passing of his mother, Sonya Carson.Only one problem: She never died.At the conclusion of an interview between the Tapper and Carson on “The Lead,” Tapper sent his “deepest condolences” to the 2016 presidential candidate, adding how much he knew his mother meant to him.“This is the first time I’ve seen you since you lost your mother, and I just wanted to send our deepest condolences on your lost,” Tapper told...
  • Texas Tea Party Leader JoAnn Fleming Endorses Cruz for President

    07/28/2015 5:29:38 PM PDT · by Isara · 4 replies
    TedCruz.org ^ | 07/28/15
    Fleming: “I am proud to be the Texas Tea Party Chairwoman for Cruz”HOUSTON, Texas — Today U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, R-Texas, announced that longtime conservative activists JoAnn Fleming will become the Texas Tea Party Chairwoman for Cruz for President.“JoAnn is one of Texas’ most experienced activists and has a long record of leading the fight for conservative principles,” said Cruz. “She has been a supporter from the very beginning when no one thought I had a shot at even becoming a senator, and through her hard work and dedication we proved the establishment wrong. Under her leadership, I am certain...
  • Carly Fiorina refuses the rape and incest bait [Carly is not impressed with your talking points]

    07/28/2015 5:28:52 PM PDT · by markomalley · 31 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | 7/28/15 | Kemberlee Kaye
    Following the release of the second Planned Parenthood undercover video last week, Presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina joined Jake Tapper on The Lead. Tapper asked Fiorina to define her position on Governor Walker’s recent bill that prohibits abortions after twenty weeks and makes no exclusions for instances of rape and incest. Rather than taking the let’s connect Fiorina to what the left believes is an extremist pro-life position bait, Fiorina directed attention to a bill bouncing around the Senate floor, “let’s talk about the legislation that’s sitting on the Senate floor right now which does allow for those exceptions,” she responded.(video...
  • Poll: 63 percent oppose defunding Planned Parenthood [CAUTION: DEM POLLSTER]

    07/28/2015 5:14:31 PM PDT · by markomalley · 30 replies
    The Hill ^ | 7/28/15 | Peter Sullivan
    Sixty-three percent of registered voters oppose cutting off federal funds to Planned Parenthood, according to a new poll commissioned by the organization. The poll, conducted by the Democratic firm Hart Research Associates, finds that along with 63 percent of voters overall who oppose defunding Planned Parenthood, 68 percent of independents also oppose the move. The poll finds that a “bare majority” of 53 percent of Republicans favor defunding, while 34 percent oppose the move. The survey finds that voters are more likely to vote for a candidate who supports funding Planned Parenthood over one calling to end funding, by a...
  • 8 Illegal Alien Sex Criminals Arrested near Texas Border

    07/28/2015 5:03:36 PM PDT · by Mariner · 24 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 28th, 2015 | by Ildefonso Ortiz
    McALLEN, Texas—Eight illegal aliens with criminal convictions for sexual crimes were caught this past weekend near the Texas border. The arrests took place in McAllen, Rio Grande City, and Kingsville, according information provided to Breitbart Texas by the U.S. Border Patrol. ”All eight men had previously been charged with sexual crimes to include lewd and lascivious acts with a child under 14, sexual assault, lewd and lascivious behavior against a child—fondling, and first degree sexual abuse by forcible compulsion,” the information provided by USBP revealed. Four of the criminal aliens came from Mexico, two from El Salvador, and two from...
  • Dr. Dena Minning - romantically linked to Alan Grayson - files to run for his Congress seat

    07/28/2015 4:31:10 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 15 replies
    The Orlando Sentinal ^ | July 25, 2015 | Scott Powers
    r. Dena Marie Minning, a biochemist and medical doctor who has been romantically linked for months to U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, filed paperwork late Friday to run for election to his seat in Congress.. A Democrat, Minning, 44, has no Florida political background. She is a medical doctor and a biotechnology entrepreneur who founded and runs MedExpert Consulting Inc. In the past two years she was listed as a federal lobbyist with her company to represent Biocryst Pharmaceuticals, which advertises the drug Rapivab as a “first-and-only one-dose intravenous treatment for influenza.” Grayson is declining a re-election bid for his...
  • Gov. race: Edwards leads as Vitter skids (Louisiana)

    07/28/2015 4:26:27 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 34 replies
    Democrat John Bel Edwards, left, has taken the lead over Sen. David Vitter and the other Republicans in the race. A widely respected firm’s latest poll on the Louisiana governor's race — a poll The Independent obtained through a source before its public release — shows the lone Democrat in the contest, Amite state Rep. John Bel Edwards, with a six-point lead over previous (and, as conventional wisdom would have it) frontrunner U.S. Sen. David Vitter. Conducted sometime in late June by Market Research Insight, the respected and frequently used polling firm of Verne Kennedy, the poll shows Edwards with...
  • New Hampshire: Trump Leads, Bush Seconds

    07/28/2015 4:24:04 PM PDT · by Reno89519 · 26 replies
    Monmouth University ^ | July 28, 2015 | Monmouth University (Patrick Murray)
    One-quarter of likely GOP primary voters in New Hampshire currently support Donald Trump (24%), with Jeb Bush placing second at 12%. Roundi ng out the top ten are newly announced candidate John Kasich (7%), Scott Walker (7%), Marco Rubi o (6%), Ben Carson (5%), Rand Paul (5%), Chris Christie (4%), Carly Fiorina (3%) and Ted Cruz (3%) . Mike Huckabee, Bobby Jindal, and George Pataki each get 2%, while Rick Perry, Rick Santorum, Lind sey Graham, and Jim Gilmore earn 1% or less.. Another 14% of likely primary voters are undecided. snip
  • Drive-Bys Attempt to Smear Trump with More of the Usual Crap, Fail Miserably

    07/28/2015 4:09:34 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | July 28, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: They tried to get Trump, the Daily Beast, claiming that he raped Ivana, and they were foiled when Ivana came out and endorsed Trump. She talked about how much she loved Trump and they worked together raising their kids and so forth and it didn't happen. Now, Trump's lawyer went out there -- and Cohen, Michael Cohen -- and said that (summarized), "Well, there's no rape in marriage anyway. A spouse can't rape another spouse." So, that guy's been flogged, and Trump has straightened that out. But The Daily Beast, you will hear... The Daily Beast's source...
  • Trumped-Up Charges: Where is the Righteous Outrage?

    07/28/2015 3:29:39 PM PDT · by Randall_S · 16 replies
    The American Report ^ | July 28, 2015 | William Michael
    Summary: The media attack Donald Trump for telling the truth about America’s problems. Yet they ignore the outrageous and tragic scandals of Obama and Hillary, including their embrace of Islamic terrorists, use of IRS against political enemies, and decimation of the American economy. THE TIME FOR CITIZENS TO SPEAK UP IS NOW! Over the last few weeks, the bought-and-paid-for media have been presenting Donald Trump and his outspoken, truthful comments as outrageous. These “Trumped-up” charges are ridiculous. All the Donald has done is point out what mostly everyone knows: Emperor Barack has no clothes. (Spare us the thought.) Indeed, Trump...
  • House conservative seeks Boehner's ouster [Mark Meadows]

    07/28/2015 3:05:37 PM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 89 replies
    Politico ^ | 07/28/2015 | Jake Sherman and Lauren French
    Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) has filed a motion to try to force Speaker John Boehner from his leadership post. The move, called a motion to vacate the chair, represents a new level of opposition to GOP leadership from the conservative wing of the House Republican Conference. The motion can be postponed for several days before consideration. The resolution was filed late Tuesday afternoon, just one day before the House was slated to depart for its summer recess.
  • How is the Trump Campaign Spending its Money?

    07/28/2015 2:45:19 PM PDT · by GoneSalt · 26 replies
    7/28/2015 | Max Galka
    On July 15th, the Federal Election Commission released the first batch of quarterly financial disclosure reports for the 2016 presidential campaigns. I have gone through the data, and it came as no surprise that one campaign’s financials looked very different from the others. Here are a few of the interesting pieces to come out of the Donald Trump Campaign‘s financial disclosures. Where is the Trump campaign spending its money? As of the reporting date, the Trump Campaign had spent a total of about $1.4M. Here’s how it breaks down. Travel is the largest expense category by a wide margin. Most...
  • Trump dominates nightly news on election, study shows

    07/28/2015 2:33:35 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 25 replies
    wisc news ^ | July 28, 2015 | David Bauder
    NEW YORK (AP) — Since the beginning of June, Donald Trump has received more coverage on the broadcast network evening newscasts than all of the other candidates for president combined, with his estranged former partners at NBC giving him the most attention. The statistics offered by Andrew Tyndall, a consultant who studies the content of evening newscasts, is one snapshot of how Trump has seized the media's attention to the detriment of his rivals. The ABC, CBS and NBC evening newscasts spent 114 minutes on campaign coverage from the beginning of June through the end of last week, and Trump...
  • Cruz: 'McConnell led effort to keep Planned Parenthood funding'

    07/28/2015 2:28:28 PM PDT · by stars & stripes forever · 59 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 7/27/2015 | Garth Kant
    WASHINGTON – Just days after publicly calling the majority leader a liar on the Senate floor, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, has upped the stakes in his war on GOP brass by accusing Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., of spearheading the effort to keep taxpayer funds going to Planned Parenthood. In a statement that mentioned “gruesome videos of senior officials of Planned Parenthood discussing the selling of body parts of unborn children,” Cruz blasted McConnell for blocking an amendment by Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, to defund the abortion provider.
  • Trump Force One

    07/28/2015 2:10:40 PM PDT · by GoneSalt · 51 replies
    businessinsider.com ^ | 7/28/2015 | Benjamin Zhang
    As Donald Trump's campaign for the White House kicks into high gear, the bombastic billionaire will be jetting across America on his private Boeing 757-200 airliner. Unlike most presidential candidates, The Donald actually owns his campaign plane. "Trump Force One" — as some have dubbed the jet — will be one of the most visible symbols of Trump's run for the Oval Office. Trump has owned the Boeing airliner— registration N757FA — since 2011 and has customized the aircraft to his liking. Have a closer look at Donald Trump's personal Boeing 757-200 jet.
  • Ted Cruz Coming to Huntsville

    07/28/2015 1:56:50 PM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 11 replies
    Alabama Political Reporter ^ | 28 Jul 2015 | Brandon Moseley
    Sixteen different Republicans are running for their party’s presidential nomination. One of these is US Senator Ted Cruz from Texas. Ted Cruz’s campaign has announced that the outspoken Senator and presidential contender will be in Huntsville on Sunday, August 9.Cruz will join US Representative Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) as well as supporters and conservative activists for an ice cream social at the Jackson Center, 600 Genome Way in Huntsville. Other campaign stops in Alabama are planned.The Cruz campaign wrote: “Attention Alabama Supporters - Ted is coming your way! In a field that now numbers 16 Republican presidential candidates, Ted Cruz said...
  • Watch: Ted Cruz Just Threw An Epic Challenge At Obama- ‘…In Front Of The American People’

    07/28/2015 1:53:08 PM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 23 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | July 28, 2015 at 11:13am | Jack Davis
    VIDEOSen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, has called out President Barack Obama, challenging the president to debate the substance of the Iran nuclear agreement within the next 60 days. The 2016 Republican presidential candidate calls the proposed agreement “the single greatest national security threat facing America.”“I will invite President Obama at any time and place of his choosing to debate the substance of the Iran deal,” Cruz said Monday on Fox News’s Hannity. “Let’s do it in front of the American people.” Cruz later offered Obama the option of sending Secretary of State John Kerry as a proxy.Cruz has been adamant that...
  • Appeal of the family man? Donald Trump has ‘huge lead’ among Republican women voters, polls say

    07/28/2015 1:50:39 PM PDT · by GoneSalt · 186 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 7/28/2015 | Jennifer Harper
    “Riding a wave of non-stop publicity, a new poll shows mogul Donald Trump solidly in first place among 256 likely Republican primary and caucus voters nationwide,” says pollster John Zogby, who reveals that the billionaire is now in the lead with support from 20 percent of likely primary voters overall. The percentage is even higher among women voters. Jeb Bush is in second place with 16 percent, followed by Gov. Scott Walker, Sen. Rand Paul, Ben Carson, Sen. Marco Rubio, Mike Huckabee, Sen. Ted Cruz, and Govs. Chris Christie, John Kasich and Bobby Jindal. Mr. Bush bests Mr. Trump among...
  • IRS Failed to Search 5 of 6 Locations for Learner E-mails

    07/28/2015 1:47:01 PM PDT · by CharlesOConnell · 10 replies
    Americans for Tax Reform ^ | 7/28/2015 | Alexander Hendrie
    The IRS failed to search five of six possible sources of electronic media for Lois Lerner’s emails, according to a documentation released by the House Oversight Committee on Monday.
  • Trump: I Would LOVE Sarah Palin in My Cabinet, …Update: Trey Gowdy as Attorney General

    07/28/2015 1:30:09 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 62 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | July 28 2015 | Jim Hoft
    Donald J. Trump ✔@realDonaldTrump "@USARestoring: @HillaryClinton's toast. Dems had better get the"B Team" off the bench. @TGowdySC for Attorney General under President Trump 11:23 PM - 27 Jul 2015 · Manhattan, NY, United States 500 Retweets 979 favorites
  • Local Governments Are The Source Of Housing Inequality

    07/28/2015 1:26:12 PM PDT · by george76 · 22 replies
    The Federalist ^ | JULY 27, 2015 | Chuck DeVore
    Wealth inequality? Blame local government, whose meddling in property rights causes artificial scarcity in housing. ... Matthew Rognlie, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology doctoral student in economics .. makes an interesting insight; housing prices are going up because of artificial scarcity caused by land-use regulation. Put another way, the concentration of wealth is not an issue of the “1 percent” winning while the rest of us lose—it’s an issue of homeowners benefitting from government restrictions on property rights that prevent a free market in homebuilding, restricting supply and driving up prices. ... If Rognlie is correct (and the data suggests...
  • ABC'S "The View" To Huckabee: Iran Deal Statements "Dangerous","You Don't Have To Be Trump"

    07/28/2015 1:05:26 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 41 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | July 28, 2015 | Pam Key
    Tuesday on ABC’s “The View” co-host Rosie Perez reacted to Republican presidential candidate former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee saying the Iran nuclear deal was Obama leading Israelis to the “door of the oven” and said it was “dangerous,” to comparing the Obama administration and other world leaders to “Nazis and Hitler.”
  • Trump: I'd "Love" To Have Palin In My Admin In An Official Capacity

    07/28/2015 12:57:53 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 61 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | July 28, 2015 | Ian Hanchett
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said he would “love” to have former Alaska Governor and GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin in his campaign in an official capacity on Monday’s broadcast of “The Palin Update” on Mama Grizzly Radio.
  • Carly's speech at The Reagan Library (July 27, 2015)

    07/28/2015 12:51:56 PM PDT · by newfreep · 21 replies
    YouTube ^ | July 27, 2015 | Carly Fiorina
    Another GREAT speech by Carly at Reagan Library...and received a long standing ovation at end. The Q&A was just as impressive!
  • Krauthammer, Brit Hume comes down on Cruz: An act of ‘amazing hypocrisy’ to refuse to attack Trump

    07/28/2015 12:51:27 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 74 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | 07/28/2015 | Carmine Sabia
    Ted Cruz‘s epic battle with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on the Senate floor flowed onto the Fox News set Monday when two influential personalities called out the Texas senator for not going after Donald Trump in the name of party solidarity — but being willing to attack one of his own party’s leaders. On Fox News’ “Special Report” Monday, commentator Brit Hume accused Cruz of hypocrisy. Ted Cruz‘s epic battle with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on the Senate floor flowed onto the Fox News set Monday when two influential personalities called out the Texas senator for not going...
  • Fracking Billionaires Give Record-Setting Donation to Ted Cruz

    07/28/2015 12:45:23 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    AllGov ^ | 07/28/2015 | Noel Brinkerhoff, Danny Biederman
    Two Christian conservatives who became billionaires from fracking have given a record political contribution to Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz. Farris and Dan Wilks, who made their fortunes in the West Texas fracking boom, have reportedly contributed $15 million to Keep the Promise, a super PAC supporting Cruz. The $15 million is the largest contribution so far in the 2016 race, and represents nearly half of the $38 million raised by Keep the Promise. The Wilks brothers have largely maintained a low profile until now. But their public remarks have caught the attention of liberals. Farris Wilks, 63, told CNN...
  • 5 Reasons Donald Trump's Run At The Presidency Is Good For The Republican Party

    07/27/2015 10:58:58 PM PDT · by entropy12 · 25 replies
    Townhall ^ | 07-28-15 | John Hawkins
    Over the last few weeks we’ve seen Republican consultants and pundits publicly fretting about whether Donald Trump will hurt the GOP’s brand. What a joke! When do those people start worrying about what Mitch McConnell, John Boehner and the rest of the GOP’s leadership are doing to the Party’s brand? Just this week-end, McConnell shut down efforts to defund Planned Parenthood, fight sanctuary cities, kill Obamacare and stop Iran from getting nukes because they might get in the way of pushing corporate welfare. At this point, Boehner and McConnell might as well just wear the logos of the corporations and...
  • Illegal Alien charged with murder and attempted rape in Cleveland area

    07/28/2015 12:19:01 PM PDT · by E Rocc · 54 replies
    WEWS TV Cleveland ^ | July 28, 2015 | Newsnet5
    "Razo admitted to being in the U.S. illegally and deputies called the U.S. Border Patrol, the report states, but the agency decided not to respond to take Razo into custody."
  • How Close Was Donald Trump To The Mob?

    07/28/2015 12:10:31 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 227 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 07/28/2015 | David Marcus
    Donald Trump is running for president. Many believed or hoped that the Donald’s latest foray into national politics was nothing more than a public-relations move, not a serious attempt to reside at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. But now that Trump holds the lead in national polls, as well as polls in Iowa and New Hampshire, it’s time to take his campaign seriously. Media outlets like Huffington Post and the Wall Street Journal, which are covering Trump’s run as an entertainment story, not a news story, are making a mistake. If Trump wants to be a serious candidate for president, and has...
  • EXCLUSIVE: 'Hillary must NEVER become President', says Linda Tripp!

    07/28/2015 12:05:13 PM PDT · by safetysign · 43 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 07/28/2015 | Laura Collins
    EXCLUSIVE: 'Hillary must NEVER become President', says the woman who exposed Bill's affair with Monica. Former Clinton West Wing assistant Linda Tripp says Democratic contender is a liar who treats the public with contempt Linda Tripp, now 65, was a civil servant who had a ringside seat during Clinton's administration with office directly adjacent to Hillary's She exposed President Clinton affair with Monica because it was the culmination of years of so much corruption Although she was vilified for her role in the scandal, she breaks years of silence to tell Daily Mail Online she would do it again During...