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  • Did anyone see the FOX graphic?

    02/05/2016 5:30:33 PM PST · by LS · 26 replies
    self | 2/6/2016 | LS
    There was a graphic on FOX, posted in Twitter, so I didn't get the context or even really understand it: It said "% of voters who initially stayed home on caucus night" or something like that. It has Trump at 24%, Cruz at something like 15%. Now, if it meant they DID stay home, it still wouldn't change the outcome (24% of 38,000 is just over 9,000 giving Trump 47,100, while Cruz at 15% of 51,750 would give him 58,600. But I don't know what they meant. Anyone catch this?
  • Donald Trump admits skipping Fox debate may have cost him in Iowa

    02/05/2016 12:33:17 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 43 replies
    WWNT ^ | 02/05/2016 | Carrie Doyle
    Following the Iowa caucuses, the gloves have clearly come off between Republican caucus victor Ted Cruz and runner-up Donald Trump. But of course Trump doesn't actually expect anyone to nullify Iowa's results. Continuing the tweetstorm, Trump also pointed to a much-criticized Cruz mailer mocked up to look like an official notice from election authorities and geared at shaming Iowans into voting for him. That poll found that Trump had an overwhelming national lead, 34 percent to second-place Cruz at 18 percent. 'I think some people were disappointed that I didn't go into the debate, ' Trump said. Candidates now move...
  • Israeli court sentences 2 for burning Palestinian teenager alive

    02/04/2016 6:19:38 PM PST · by SJackson · 17 replies
    Foxnews ^ | 2-3-16
    JERUSALEM - An Israeli court on Thursday sentenced two Israeli minors for the murder of a 16-year-old Palestinian in 2014, sending one to life in prison for a crime that provoked deep soul-searching in Israel and was one of a series of events that led to the Gaza war later that year. The court sentenced a second Israeli teenager, believed to have had a lesser role in the crime, to 21 years in prison. Another Israeli defendant is awaiting his verdict following a psychological examination. The three Israelis snatched Palestinian teen Mohammed Abu Khdeir from an east Jerusalem neighborhood in...
  • Marco Rubio George Soros Rupert Murdock and Fox News: The Cheap Labor Gang

    02/04/2016 11:36:44 AM PST · by jmaroneps37 · 16 replies
    cocachisright.com ^ | Feb. 4, 2016 | By Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Marco Rubio, George Soros, Rupert Murdock and Fox News are the Cheap Labor Gang. They are all in on a scheme to push amnesty down our throats. Here’s how it works: They win; we lose if we nominate Rubio. While Iowans showed they aren’t concerned about illegal aliens, (just 11% saw them as important) the rest of America is very concerned about them. A September CNN survey showed an astounding 9 of 10 Americans see illegals as an important issue. Among those very concerned about illegal aliens are Marco Rubio George Soros Rupert Murdock and Fox News. Their concern is...
  • Bill O'Reilly and Megyn Kelly's rivalry felt in halls of Fox News

    02/02/2016 8:23:41 AM PST · by detective · 58 replies
    CNN ^ | February 1, 2016 | Brian Stelter
    Donald Trump's fight with Fox News has exposed another personal feud -- the one between Fox stars Bill O'Reilly and Megyn Kelly. The animosity between O'Reilly and Kelly is an open secret in the halls of Fox. People there disagree about its origins, but they agree the two prime time hosts are highly competitive with one another.
  • Rubio Love Fest on Fox

    02/01/2016 7:39:59 PM PST · by Barney Gumble · 178 replies
    self | Me
    Watching Fox News, I see Cruz has 28% and is the winner, but you'd never know it, because it's been "Rubio is the real winner" and now they've been playing the Rubio 3rd place speech for the last 20 minutes.
  • Fox News Buries Cruz Iowa Victory with Rubio, Clinton Coverage

    02/01/2016 9:50:22 PM PST · by mitchell001 · 88 replies
    February 2, 2016 | Ralph Mitchell
    Coverage of the Ted Cruz Iowa Victory is being minimized by Fox News with excessive coverage of Rubio and Clinton. This is based on the evidence of those viewing.
  • Fox in Complete Rubio Pimp Mode (VANITY)

    02/01/2016 9:48:25 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 50 replies
    VANITY
    "Rubio is John Kennedy to Hillary Clinton's Richard Nixon." It began with the debate where they came out declaring Rubio the winner. Frank Luntz had a 'select group' who mostly said Rubio won and - surprise - Rubio showed up to chat with them. Cruz won tonight and they quickly dismissed him as unelectable, speech was too long, another Huckabee type victory. Trump's loss was a death blow to his campaign, said Krauthammer. They have all this scripted beforehand it seems. So the GOPe's go to guy is Rubio at this point. Gang of 8 membership paying off for him...
  • Trump: "FOX Is Great. We're Back. We're Friends"

    02/01/2016 1:02:40 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 96 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | February 1, 2016
    ......."Frankly, FOX is great. We're back. We're friends. All of that stuff," Trump said about his relationship with the news network. "But I said, I'm not going into that debate. We held something in lieu. of the debate. I said, let's hold a rally for our veterans."
  • Breitbart CEO Stephen K. Bannon On Fox News Channel/Donald Trump/Megyn Kelly Feud

    01/31/2016 2:39:23 PM PST · by Zenjitsuman · 18 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1/31/16 | Breitbart CEO Stephen K. Bannon
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ccpZv5hR5Lw Answers the real reason Trump didn't go to the debate, and chastises the way Fox treats both Cruz and Trump very forcefully. How dare Fox attack GOP frontrunners and treat Democrats better than our guys.
  • Ted Cruz's Closest Counselors Are Neocons

    01/31/2016 5:26:31 PM PST · by VitacoreVision · 83 replies
    The New American ^ | 15 October 2015 | Joe Wolverton, II, J.D.
    There's a lot about Ted Cruz that should worry constitutionalists considering voting for the senator in the presidential election of 2016.Recently, Infogram published brief but illuminating biographies of several of Cruz's key foreign policy advisors. The information disclosed in these revelations could trouble many constitutionalists otherwise keen on the senator and who rely on him to restore the rule of law to the White House.The first person highlighted in the article is the chairman of Cruz's foreign policy team, Chad Sweet.Sweet's professional and political background betrays Cruz's claims of being someone who promises "not to continue going in the same...
  • [false] Reports question Trump's giving to veterans groups

    01/31/2016 5:24:05 PM PST · by CutePuppy · 123 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2016 January 29 | Adam Shaw
    Donald Trump announced Friday he raised $6 million for veterans at his fundraiser in Iowa the night before. Iowa was amazing last night. The event could not have worked out better. We raised $6,000,000 for our great vets. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) > But this would appear a significant increase from what he's given to the cause before, according to some reports which questioned whether the billionaire businessman has been a consistent donor to vet groups. Showbiz 411 reports that the Donald J. Trump Foundation gave a total of $2.6 million in charitable donations in the last three years,...
  • An Indictment Against Conservative Media

    01/31/2016 9:32:24 AM PST · by EveningStar · 94 replies
    RedState ^ | January 31, 2016 | Susan Wright
    ...At this very critical juncture in our history, while our nation and our liberties have been ravaged by the Obama years, and life as we know it in this nation hangs precariously by a thread, Fox News, Limbaugh, Levin, and Hannity have gambled with our future, knowing we have no collateral to back up the game. For months, these fair weather friends of conservatism have heaped slovenly, starry-eyed adoration on Donald Trump. Trump - that gilded toad, who's conservative history began at about the time he decided to run as a Republican has been shoved in our faces from the...
  • Cruz: Trump 'Owes At Least $480 Million Right Now' [VIDEO]

    01/31/2016 7:27:11 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 233 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | January 31, 2016 | Derek Draplin
    Sen. Ted Cruz on Sunday accused front-runner Donald Trump of owing $480 million, noting "it could be billions." Appearing on "Fox News Sunday" the Texas senator told host Chris Wallace that his own loans to run for senate were disclosed and also accused Trump of owing millions. "If you look at his financial disclosure, he owes at least $480 million dollars right now, and it could be billions," Cruz told Wallace. "He knows this loan story is completely nonsense," Cruz said. "It's also the height of hutzpah - for someone who owes hundreds of millions of dollars if not billions...
  • Total War: Trump Goes After ‘Psycho’ Manchester Union Leader

    01/29/2016 4:34:37 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 31 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 29, 2016 | John Nolte
    For those of us who have been waiting decades for a Republican presidential candidate to figure out that the Establishment Media is already at war with us, Donald Trump is not only an answer to that prayer but an effective answer. After just taking down the once-infallible Fox News a notch, in New Hampshire Friday, The Donald eviscerated New Hampshire’s Union Leader. The New York Times: Mr. Trump has denounced the paper repeatedly since it endorsed Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey for president, but on Friday he let loose with a new and more intense stream of invective against...
  • Fox News: Contacts in the FBI and DOJ are 'Super Pissed Off' at the White House

    01/30/2016 9:36:54 AM PST · by Signalman · 54 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 1/30/2016 | Debra Heine
    According to Fox News' chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge, her contacts in the FBI and DOJ are "super pissed off" at what White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said about Hillary Clinton's email problems Friday. "That's not something I'm worried about," he told reporters at the daily briefing. Earnest threw cold water on predictions that Hillary Clinton will face a Justice Department indictment for mishandling classified information on her private and unsecure email server while secretary of State.. "That will be a decision that will be made by the Department of Justice," he said. "Some officials have said she is...
  • Marco Rubio Previously Paid Pollster Frank Luntz, Who Praised Rubio on Fox News

    01/29/2016 5:34:12 AM PST · by maggief · 55 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 29, 2016 | PATRICK HOWLEY
    Fox News used a pollster to host a pro-Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)79% focus group after Thursday night's Republican debate, despite the fact that the pollster actually had Rubio as a client. Pollster Frank Luntz got significant airtime to direct a post-debate focus group that unsurprisingly was very favorable to Rubio, the GOP establishment pick in the primary race. "Megyn, you asked probably the toughest question of the debate. You gave the candidates no room to wiggle. You pressed him. And he responded," Luntz gushed to Megyn Kelly, awkwardly referring only to Rubio before even mentioning him by name. "I want...
  • Grow Up! How can anyone be for this spoiled brat?

    01/30/2016 12:54:47 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 313 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | January 30, 2016 | Thomas Sowell
    Of all the many things said about Donald Trump, what was said by Roger Ailes, head of the Fox News Channel, said it all in just two words: "Grow up!" It is amazing how many people have been oblivious to this middle-aged man's spoiled brat behavior, his childish boastfulness about things he says he is going to do, and his petulant response to every criticism with ad hominem replies. He has boasted that his followers would stick by him even if he committed murder. But is that something to boast about? Is it not an insult to his followers, if...
  • Ted Cruz’s Negative Ads Go After Marco Rubio, Rather Than Donald Trump (Cruz fights for 2nd)

    01/29/2016 11:45:27 AM PST · by springwater13 · 78 replies
    Senator Ted Cruz, scrambling to put down a growing threat in Iowa from Senator Marco Rubio, is shifting nearly all of his negative advertising from Donald J. Trump to Mr. Rubio for the final three days of the caucuses. Mr. Cruz intends to direct his firepower at his Senate colleague after days of seeing Mr. Rubio inch up both in public polling and his own private surveys, according to two advisers to Mr. Cruz who spoke on the condition of anonymity. After leading in the polls in Iowa for much of the last month, Mr. Cruz has slipped into second...
  • Sorry, Donald Trump. But Megyn Kelly is a fantastic debate moderator.

    01/29/2016 3:05:42 PM PST · by EveningStar · 122 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | January 29, 2016 | Callum Borchers
    There was no avoiding it, and Fox News Channel didn't really try: Megyn Kelly was the star of the show at Thursday's Republican presidential debate in Des Moines. Kelly, of course, is a big reason that GOP front-runner Donald Trump refused to participate. Ever since their run-in at the first primary debate in August, Trump has maintained that Kelly is a "lightweight" who doesn't ask fair questions. (Never mind that he previously said she's a great moderator.) Unreasonable as Trump's critique might be, all eyes were on Kelly and her questions in Des Moines.
  • Ted Cruz Campaign Blindsided by Fox's Gotcha Montage During Debate

    01/29/2016 1:26:18 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 48 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1/29/16 | KEN KLUKOWSKI
    Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)'s communications director, Rick Tyler, joined Breitbart News Executive Chairman Stephen K. Bannon Friday on Breitbart News Daily. They recapped last night's national debate, discussing how Fox News tried to paint Cruz as pro-amnesty, and also highlighted that Cruz is challenging Trump to a one-on-one final debate Saturday night in Iowa, before Monday's caucuses. Fox News surprised many viewers-and angered many conservatives-by running a campaign-style video going after Cruz on immigration, suggesting that in 2013 both Cruz and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) equally supported amnesty for illegal aliens.
  • Trumpless Debate Second Lowest Rated of Primary

    01/29/2016 7:21:45 AM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 53 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/29/2016 | Harper Neidig
    Early Nielsen ratings show that Thursday night's Fox News debate was the second-lowest rated debate of the primary season, according to a CNN report. Without Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump participating, the debate got an 8.4 Nielsen rating, according to the report. That's better than the previous debate hosted by Fox Business Network, which got a 7.4 Nielsen rating. But that was a strong number for Fox Business Network, which is less widely available than Fox News and CNN. Thursday's rating would be much smaller than the 15.9 Nielsen rating for the first GOP debate hosted by Fox News in...
  • So Post Debate, What Happened?

    01/29/2016 9:43:39 AM PST · by SatinDoll · 18 replies
    The Market-Ticker ^ | Jan.29, 2016 | Karl Denninger
    Who won last night's debate? Trump. And he wasn't there. Who lost? Fox News, which led the **debate** with a cheap shot at Trump. Megyn did herself no favors in that regard, and she had better hope that nothing ever disrupts the media oligopoly (a losing bet, IMHO) as if it does she is going to find her best and highest calling in Nevada somewhat outside of Clark County. The program Trump put together, with essentially zero notice, was very nice. It was the best political speechifying and rallying that I've seen since I have been sentient enough to pay...
  • Rick Santorum Rips Megyn Kelly, Roger Ailes, Fox News for Making Sure ‘Game Is Being Stacked’

    01/29/2016 5:17:22 AM PST · by xzins · 92 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 28 Jan 16 | Matthew Boyle
    DES MOINES, Iowa - Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, the winner of the 2012 GOP caucuses, told Breitbart News in the spin room after the undercard Fox News Channel debate that he's pleased the Fox News Channel is being exposed for being biased in favor of establishment GOP candidates for president. Specifically, Santorum ripped not just Megyn Kelly and Bill O'Reilly for refusing to put him on their shows even once since he launched his 2016 presidential campaign in May. Santorum makes the point that it's fairly outrageous Kelly, O'Reilly, and others have blacked out his candidacy, as he didn't...
  • Cruz Finds Himself in Crosshairs as Trump Skips Debate

    01/29/2016 4:40:45 AM PST · by Helicondelta · 16 replies
    time.com ^ | January 29
    Without Donald Trump on stage, Ted Cruz found himself exposed Thursday night at the seventh GOP debate, as his rivals and the moderators pummeled the Texas senator with questions about his temperament and credentials. Rand Paul called him inauthentic. Marco Rubio said his campaign is built on lies. Chris Christie cast him as part of a dysfunctional Washington. Even the moderators wanted to know: Why do his fellow Senators despise him? It may prove to be a bankshot victory for Trump, who lost out on national exposure at the debate but gained by rarely being a topic of discussion, as...
  • Fox’s News Corp Is a Major Donor to the Clintons

    01/29/2016 9:14:56 AM PST · by detective · 43 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 29 Jan 2016 | Patrick Howley
    The parent company of Fox News has helped to finance the career of Hillary Clinton. In fact, the company has helped a lot. 21st Century Fox/News Corp. ranks ninth on the list of the top "corporate and union donors to the Clintons over two decades," according to a little-noticed list compiled by The Wall Street Journal in 2014. The list counts donations from "companies, foundations, and employees."
  • Trump-Less Debate Is Second-Lowest Rated Of The Primary

    01/29/2016 8:27:48 AM PST · by Helicondelta · 43 replies
    thehill.com ^ | January 29
    Early Nielsen ratings show that Thursday night's Fox News debate was the second-lowest rated debate of the primary season, according to a CNN report. Without Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump participating, the debate got an 8.4 Nielsen rating, according to the report. Thursday's rating would be much smaller than the 15.9 Nielsen rating for the first GOP debate hosted by Fox News in August. Trump appeared at that debate, and clashed memorably with moderator Megyn Kelly when she asked him about his comments regarding women. A record 25 million people tuned in for the debate.
  • The Republican Debate: A Swell Job Was Done By All

    01/29/2016 8:53:44 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 9 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 1-29-2016 | MOTUS
    Did you watch the Republican debate last night? Neither did I. I did tune in to their after-show selfie analysis long enough to note that Fox thinks they did a very fine job, indeed. With The Donald off the set the show really was all about the moderators, the way it’s supposed to be.And I must say in the clips I saw Ms. Megyn looked fabulous. Although those furry eyelashes were a bit distracting in the same way Lady M’s are from time to timeAnyway, they think they did such a swell job that they even managed to breathe a...
  • Carpenter: Lackluster Debate Freezes Race

    01/29/2016 7:11:37 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 8 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | January 29th, 2016 | Amanda Carpenter
    Lackluster Debate Freezes Race Amanda Carpenter January 29th, 2016 This may be the first GOP presidential debate without any consequences. Perceptions from before and during the debate remain after. Donald Trump is far away from the pack, churning furiously away in his own universe. Ted Cruz is his closest competitor in orbit, with Marco Rubio behind. Elsewhere in the sky are Jeb Bush, Rand Paul, Ben Carson, John Kasich, and Chris Christie fighting to be seen by the voters. sans Trump. Without Trump present, the debate was a series of questions, exchanges, and canned lines we've all heard before. The...
  • Don’t let the talking heads cast your vote for president

    01/29/2016 6:42:25 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/29/16 | Judi McLeod
    Don’t let the media do your thinking for you, that’s what the government has done for the past eight years. While the juvenile FoxNews/Google debate was underway last night, this is what was going down in the enemy camp, where President Barack Obama made his final address to the House Democratic Caucus retreat as president. “Democrats will win in November and we will have a Democratic president succeed me,” he said. “On a night where much of the media’s attention is focused on Donald Trump’s refusal to participate in the GOP debate in Iowa, Obama referenced the Republican front-runner when...
  • The Supplicant: Stop Smearing Megyn! Ailes Refuses Donation to Veterans, tells CNN.....

    01/28/2016 8:50:36 PM PST · by Cats Pajamas · 90 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Jan 28 2015
    Roger Ailes had three brief conversations with Donald Trump today about possibly appearing at the debate – there were not multiple calls placed by Ailes to Trump. In the course of those conversations, we acknowledged his concerns about a satirical observation we made in order to quell the attacks on Megyn Kelly, and prevent her from being smeared any further. Furthermore, Trump offered to appear at the debate upon the condition that FOX News contribute $5 million to his charities. We explained that was not possible and we could not engage in a quid pro quo, nor could any money...
  • Fox News Thinks Moderators Should Attack Candidates

    01/29/2016 3:20:35 AM PST · by Biggirl · 62 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | January 29,2016 | Joel B. Pollak
    The media consensus after the first GOP debate in August was that the Fox News moderators had done a good job. The idea that they had done poorly was a minority view, outside of the fervent gallery of Donald Trump supporters.
  • Donald Trump Now in Twitter Battle With Prince of Saudi Arabia For Retweeting Fake Photo

    01/28/2016 6:30:28 PM PST · by Kaslin · 138 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 28, 2016 | Katie Pavlich
    Earlier today GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump retweeted an obviously fake photo featuring a woman in a burqa, Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly and Saudi Prince Al-Waleed Talal. Prince Talal noticed and issued a response. It's not clear what bailouts Talal is referring to, but this certainly is a rocky start to diplomatic relations should Trump win the White House. This isn't the first time the two have feuded. In the past, Trump referred to Talal as a "dopey" prince. Prince Talal noticed and issued a response. It's not clear what bailouts Talal is referring to, but this certainly is...
  • A Saudi Prince Fond of High-Profile Investing

    01/28/2016 8:01:29 PM PST · by RginTN · 27 replies
    the new york times ^ | April 12, 1995 | PETER TRUELL
    Just who is Donald J. Trump's Prince, and why has he come now to buy into the Plaza Hotel? Prince Walid bin Talal is the Saudi ruling family's most prominent -- and most adventurous -- international investor, with large stakes in Citicorp, Four Seasons Hotels, Fairmont Hotels, Euro Disney and Saks Fifth Avenue, which is controlled by Investcorp of Bahrain.
  • Trump Avoids the Immigration Flip-Flopping Bloodbath

    01/28/2016 9:55:59 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 109 replies
    nationalreview.com ^ | January 28 | JIM GERAGHTY
    In the middle of tonight's debate, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, Jeb Bush and Rand Paul spent about ten minutes trading accusations of inconsistency on immigration reform. It felt like the last ten minutes of The Departed, where almost every major character suffered a grievous injury.
  • Chuck Todd: Trump Event Had ‘Rock Concert Atmosphere’ Versus ‘Low Energy’ GOP Debate

    01/28/2016 9:53:43 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 104 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | January 28
    While Thursday night's GOP debate was still on-going, NBC's Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd appeared on MSNBC's The Last Word and hyped that Donald Trump events like the one he held instead of attending the debate have a "sort of like this rock concert feel" while the latest Republican presidential debate felt like it was "low energy" instead. After joking that Rick Santorum was desperately trying to not stand directly behind the Trump campaign podium at the so-called event for veterans, Todd mentioned that he was there for awhile before coming back to the debate site and noticed that...
  • Rand Paul Attacks Ted Cruz on Flip Flopping | Fox News Debate (1/28/2016)

    Rand Paul Attacks Ted Cruz on Flip Flopping | Fox News Debate.
  • ‘Was That All An Act?’: Cruz Confronted by Kelly, Paul and Rubio Over Immigration History

    01/28/2016 8:54:41 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 88 replies
    theblaze.com ^ | January 28
    Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz came under fire Thursday night, being accused by 2016 rivals of not being truthful about his former position on immigration. The Texas senator was first grilled by moderator Megyn Kelly on the issue. She played video of Cruz saying he was in favor of passing immigration reform in 2013 if a pathway to citizenship was removed by way of an amendment he had proposed. Such reform would have still allowed for legalizing individuals who were in the U.S. illegally. "Was that all an act?" Kelly asked after playing multiple video clips of Cruz. "It was...
  • Vote Now: Who Won the Seventh Republican Presidential Debate?

    01/28/2016 8:49:31 PM PST · by BigEdLB · 159 replies
    Time Magazine ^ | 1/28/16 | Time Staff
    Republicans met for their seventh presidential debate Saturday, and we want to know who you think won. Take a moment to click the link below next to the candidate who you thought did the best at the Fox News debate in Des Moines, Iowa. We’ve gone ahead and included front-runner Donald Trump, who skipped the debate over a conflict with Fox.
  • Trump Overshadows Republican Debate Even As He Sits It Out

    01/28/2016 8:43:16 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 33 replies
    reuters.com ^ | January 28
    "I'm a maniac and everyone on this stage is stupid, fat and ugly, and Ben, you're a terrible surgeon," Senator Ted Cruz of Texas said to rival Ben Carson, a retired neurosurgeon, as the debate opened, saying he had now "gotten the Donald Trump portion of the program out of the way." Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, who has been a frequent target of Trump's attacks, said he "kind of missed Donald Trump," adding: "He was such a teddy bear to me." Trump was able to garner a tremendous amount of attention on Thursday without having to share much of...
  • Biden: Trump or Cruz nomination ‘a gift from the Lord’

    01/28/2016 8:39:31 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    Yahoo! Politics ^ | Olivier Knox, Chief Washington Correspondent
    Vice President Joe Biden told fellow Democrats on Thursday that they should see it as “a gift from the Lord” if Republicans nominate Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas or billionaire businessman Donald Trump for president in 2016. “We may be given a gift from the Lord in the presidential race here,” Biden told lawmakers attending the annual House of Representatives Democratic conference, held this year in Baltimore. “I don’t know who to root for more: Cruz? Or what’s that guy’s name, he’s having a fundraiser for veterans tonight, I’m told,” said the vice president. Trump has announced he will snub...
  • Trump Dominated Debate Online Stats Despite Absence

    01/28/2016 8:38:45 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 9 replies
    mediaite.com/ ^ | January 28
    Despite not showing up at the Republican Fox News debate tonight, Donald Trump still dominated the online conversation. Google, Fox News' partner for the debate, kept track of which candidates were the most searched during the debate. Guess who topped the chart almost all throughout Yep, aside from that brief Marco Rubio blip, it was Trump all the way.
  • Donald Trump Won The Debate

    01/28/2016 8:35:56 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 98 replies
    vox.com ^ | January 28
    Candidates with big poll leads have sought to wriggle out of debating without looking like cowards or risking a slip into obscurity for years, but Donald Trump actually lived the dream Thursday night. By picking a well-timed fight with Fox News and Megyn Kelly, Trump dominated days of debate coverage without even participating, then stood aside and laughed -- hosting his own rival televised event while on the main stage his GOP rivals spent hours squabbling with each other and turning in poor man's versions of Trump-style demagoguery.
  • Paul, Rubio gang up on Cruz

    01/28/2016 8:30:55 PM PST · by Red Steel · 49 replies
    Politico ^ | 01/28/16 10:35 PM EST | Katie Glueck
    Senators Rand Paul and Marco Rubio joined forces Thursday night to accuse their colleague, Ted Cruz, of being willing to "do or say anything" out of political expediency. "This is the lie Ted's campaign is built on, and Rand touched upon it," Rubio said during the debate. "That he is the most conservative guy and everybody else is a RINO. The truth is, Ted, throughout this campaign, you've been willing to do or say anything in order to get votes." Rubio and Paul argued that Cruz has been inconsistent in his approach to immigration reform. Cruz, who put forth an...
  • GOP Debate: Megyn Kelly challenges Ted Cruz on his past immigration statements

    01/28/2016 8:17:16 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 131 replies
    WND ^ | 1/28/2016
    Megyn Kelly challenges Ted Cruz on his past immigration statements.
  • FNC GOP Debate update: Megyn Kelly (FNC) makes candidates defend their past positions on amnesty

    01/28/2016 7:52:17 PM PST · by sickoflibs · 111 replies
    me watching debate | 1/28/2016 | SOL
    Best debate so far Kelly asked Rubio to defend his getting elected to Senate by opposing amnesty, then working with Senate Dems to pass their Obama amnesty bill. She even asked Cruz to defend his trying to amend the same Senate bill on citizenship without specifically calling for it to oppose all legalization of illegals. These FNC questions are tough. Cruz asked to defend his opposition to ethanol. So far none of them have walked off the stage in protest. Trump made a good decision to no-show, since he says that him being questioned on his past statements is being...
  • Fiorina Slams Fox News Moderator Over Smearing Rick Santorum’s Pro-Life Credentials

    01/28/2016 7:51:15 PM PST · by Engraved-on-His-hands · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 28, 2016 | Staff
    Moderator Martha MacCallum twisted facts during the GOP undercard debate in Iowa when she turned to pro-life former Sen. Rick Santorum and asked, "Carly Fiorina was the only one of the GOP candidates to attend the March for Life in Washington last week. Where were you?" The premise of MacCallum's question was deceptive, at best. As Breitbart News reported, Fiorina was the only GOP presidential candidate invited to speak at the March for Life on January 22. The committee that organizes the march set the theme of "Pro-Life, Pro-Woman Go Hand-in-Hand" as a way to counter the "war on women"...
  • Trump dominates Google during debate

    01/28/2016 7:37:41 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 16 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/28/2016 | Rebecca Savransky
    Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is dominating Google searches during Thursday night's GOP debate, despite not being on the stage. The debate is sponsored by Fox News and Google. Trump announced earlier this week he wouldn't attend the event, just four days before the Iowa caucuses, claiming he was treated unfairly by Fox News. The network sent out a press release earlier this week mocking the billionaire businessman, who has had a long feud with Fox anchor Megyn Kelly. Instead of attending the debate, Trump is holding his own event at the same time to raise money for veterans. Trump...
  • Donald Trump Gave $1 million To The Event He's Hosting

    01/28/2016 7:34:11 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 37 replies
    yahoo.com ^ | January 28
    Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump began his Thursday-night charity event by touting all of the people --including himself -- who wrote big checks for it. Trump announced that he would suddenly host a fundraiser for veterans as an alternative to going to the Fox News primary debate. Trump boycotted the event after repeatedly complaining about Fox host Megyn Kelly, one of the moderators at the debate, as well as the network overall. "First, we have to talk about people that made a lot of money," Trump began. "They wouldn't have made a lot of money, they wouldn't even be here,...
  • No-Show Trump Dominates GOP Debate

    01/28/2016 6:54:29 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 103 replies
    politico.com ^ | January 27
    The first question and joke of the night, unsurprisingly, were about the man who did not show. Responding to Fox moderator Megyn Kelly's question about what kind of message it sends the people of Iowa to boycott the prime-time debate, Ted Cruz vowed to make the state "fly-to country" when he becomes president in 2017, not "flyover country."