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  • Cruz's Image Plummets, Trump's Improves Among Republicans

    05/03/2016 5:32:33 AM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 50 replies
    Gallup.com ^ | 05/02/2016 | Frank Newport
    Ted Cruz -- attempting to hold on to the narrowing possibility that he can wrest the GOP nomination away from front-runner Donald Trump -- faces a crucial Indiana primary on Tuesday. Meanwhile, and perhaps ominously for Cruz, he has run into headwinds among Republicans at the national level. His image has essentially nosedived over the past week or two, while Trump's image has become more positive. Republicans' views of Cruz are now the worst in Gallup's history of tracking the Texas senator. His image among Republicans and Republican-leaning independents is at 39% favorable and 45% unfavorable, based on April 24-30...
  • Glenn Beck: God Prolonged GOP Primary So Every State Could Choose Between "Good Or Evil"

    05/02/2016 3:17:11 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 120 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | May 2, 2016 | Rebecca Mansour
    In a fiery rally speech for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Sunday night, Glenn Beck expressed his belief that God has sent us Cruz as “a man who was raised for these times,” and that God has deliberately prolonged the GOP primary season so that every state in the union will be forced to choose between “good or evil.”
  • Awesome video! 18,000 screaming Trumpatriots yesterday in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

    05/02/2016 3:33:56 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 69 replies
    powdered wig society ^ | May 2, 2016 | Thomas Madison
    18,000+ people at the Fort Wayne, Indiana Trump Rally "MASSIVE" VIDEO https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SNzRH9MnP3g Published on May 1, 2016 Fort Wayne, Indiana! "Thanks For Pictures from "Trump-Indiana, The People's Grassroots Campaign" Join Their Indiana For Trump FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/groups/17650... By: Mark F. @immigrant4trump Full Speech: Donald Trump Rally in Fort Wayne, Indiana (5-1-16) Allen County War Memorial Coliseum https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5dxTg4X1tM - SUNDAY, MAY 01, 2016 - FORT WAYNE, IN Allen County War Memorial Coliseum 4:00 PM Doors open at 12:30 PM GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump Holds Campaign Rally in Fort Wayne, Indiana - Allen County War Memorial Coliseum Donald Trump Allen County War...
  • Leaked documents from ISIS headquarters show terror group and Syrian dictator Assad colluded....

    05/02/2016 2:49:21 PM PDT · by Velveeta · 30 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 5/2/2016 | Jenny Stanton
    The Islamic State and Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad have been colluding, according to leaked documents. An investigation suggests there was co-operation between the regime and the terror group over the city of Palmyra, which was held by ISIS for nearly a year before it was retaken by Syrian forces in March. They also appear to show ISIS and the Syrian government made a deal to trade oil for fertiliser.
  • Cruz's faltering campaign shows the risks of depending on a few wealthy donors

    05/02/2016 2:42:39 PM PDT · by catnipman · 72 replies
    LA Times ^ | 5/2/2016 | Joseph Tanfani and Noah Bierman
    Ted Cruz, in his outsider’s bid for the White House, has depended heavily on the largesse of just three wealthy donors to establish credibility and stay afloat amid a chaotic nominating process that killed off most of his rivals. Now, at perhaps the most desperate moment in his quest to win the Republican nomination, Cruz is learning the perils of relying on strong-willed magnates who carry their own agendas and have demanded an unprecedented level of control in how their money is spent. ...
  • Florida Jewish center attack plot thwarted, feds say

    05/02/2016 2:24:00 PM PDT · by Innovative · 10 replies
    CBS News ^ | May 2, 2016 | CBS Miami
    A man's planned explosive attack on a South Florida Jewish center was thwarted by the FBI through an undercover operation involving a dummy bomb, authorities said Monday. James Medina, 40, made his initial appearance in federal court Monday following his arrest last week in the alleged plot against the Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center, which includes a synagogue, school and meeting halls. Medina is charged with attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction, which carries a potential life prison sentence. Assistant U.S. Attorney Marc Anton said the FBI learned in March that Medina - a Muslim convert who said in...
  • Joe Arpaio defeats immigrant groups in court; Arizona ID theft law upheld

    05/02/2016 1:49:27 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 50 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | May 2, 2016 | Stephan Dinan
    States can impose their own stiff penalties on illegal immigrants and others who steal identities to get jobs, a federal appeals court ruled Monday, upholding Arizona’s law and dealing a setback to immigrant rights advocates. The decision is yet another victory for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and more broadly for Arizona, which has been a pioneer in trying to find ways to punish illegal immigrants, stepping into a void left by the Bush and Obama administrations. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said there are still some questions about how police and prosecutors use the identity theft laws,...
  • Jan Brewer Furious After What Cruz Is Able To Pull Off In AZ. (Cruz-Kasich Alliance)

    05/02/2016 10:54:58 AM PDT · by AmericanInTokyo · 73 replies
    Biz PAC Review ^ | Michael Dorsterwitz
    “I got cheated!” After Donald Trump received nearly twice the votes of Ted Cruz at Saturday’s Arizona Republican convention, the Texas senator walked away with a significant majority of the delegates from that state, KTAR reported. Cruz took nearly all the state’s 28 at-large delegates and basically split the 27 selected by congressional district. Former Gov. Jan Brewer, a Trump supporter, was livid as the results were announced, indicating that she’d lost her first election in 35 years. Read more: http://www.bizpacreview.com/2016/05/01/gov-jan-brewer-furious-after-what-cruz-is-able-to-pull-off-in-arizona-a-state-he-lost-to-trump-335367#ixzz47WOcx8ME
  • Report: Rubio won’t endorse Cruz because he doesn’t want it used against him in 2020

    05/02/2016 9:11:26 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 25 replies
    Hotair ^ | May 2,2016 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    Marco Rubio won’t be endorsing Ted Cruz during the Republican presidential primary, but he’s likely to back the Texas senator at a contested convention — if it gets that far… Rubio has already helped Cruz by renting him his fundraising list, calling him “the only conservative left in the race,” withdrawing his name from the primary ballot in select states so as not to siphon votes from Cruz and petitioning to hang on to some of the 171 delegates he won to keep them from going to Donald Trump… “Marco wants Donald to lose. If he thought his endorsement would...
  • Gravis Poll: Indiana Trump 44 Cruz 27 Kasich 9

    05/02/2016 8:37:02 AM PDT · by usafa92 · 108 replies
    Gravis ^ | 5/2/2016 | Gravis
    Gravis Marketing, a nonpartisan research firm, conducted a random survey of 379 likely Republican Primary voters in Indiana. The poll was conducted from April 28th to the 29th and has a margin of error of ± 5% at a 95% confidence level. The total may not round to 100% because of rounding. The polls were conducted using live telephone calls to landlines and mobile phone numbers of registered voters in Indiana and weighted by anticipated voting demographics.
  • New Hampshire GOP Aims to Block Trump Delegates From Convention Slots

    05/02/2016 8:13:29 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 23 replies
    NewsMax ^ | 2 May 2016 | Joe Crowe
    Donald Trump won the New Hampshire presidential primary in February, but Republican Party officials are planning to block his delegates from places on the rules and platform committees at the July national convention, according to NHPR. The slots would go to delegates that were assigned to Marco Rubio, Jeb Busch, John Kasich, and Ted Cruz, even though Trump won 35 percent of the vote, according to a report in Politico. The committee assignments were released in a blind-carbon-copied email from the New Hampshire Republican Party's executive director, Ross Berry, according to a story in The Guardian. A source in the...
  • FBI Confirms “Enforcement Proceeding” Against Hillary

    05/02/2016 6:31:31 AM PDT · by xzins · 104 replies
    Young Conservatives ^ | May 2, 2016 | Alicia Powe
    The mainstream media has succeeded in covering up Hillary Clinton’s email scandal and it appears her supporters couldn’t care less about the corruption. While it seems unlikely that Clinton will be hauled away in handcuffs anytime soon, a new filing by the Justice Department contains a phrase that suggests a criminal prosecution is being planned for the Democratic presidential frontrunner. From The Federalist Papers: In the ongoing battle to get access to the e-mails that Hillary sent, or received or tried to destroy, the Justice Department has been forced to respond or explain why certain emails must remain classified. When...
  • Trumps Harsh Words on Immigration Is Motivating Immigrants

    05/02/2016 4:17:50 AM PDT · by MIA_eccl1212 · 44 replies
    U.S. News and World Report ^ | 5/2/2016 | Sergio Bustos, Associated Press
    Tens of thousands of immigrants seeking citizenship as immigration is key campaign issue. MIAMI (AP) — Tens of thousands of immigrants are applying for U.S. citizenship in a year when immigration is at the center in this year's presidential campaign. Many immigration advocates say fear of Donald Trump becoming president is motivating many longtime immigrants to apply for citizenship, so they can vote. On a recent Saturday morning in South Florida, 50-year-old Edgar Ospina (oh-SPEE'-nah) stood in a long line to take the first step
  • Graham: Trump would lead to 'another 9/11'

    05/02/2016 3:51:27 AM PDT · by 2nd amendment mama · 108 replies
    CNN.com ^ | 5/1/3026 | Eric Bradner
    Indianapolis (CNN)South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham is predicting "another 9/11" if Donald Trump is elected president. In an interview on CBS' "Face the Nation" Graham said the Republican Party is in the midst of a "civil war" and called Trump's foreign policy positions dangerous. He pointed to former House Speaker John Boehner's comments about his friendly relationship with Trump, and Boehner's dismissal of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, Trump's chief Republican presidential rival, as "Lucifer in the flesh."
  • Jon Huntsman: Time for GOP to Rally Around Donald Trump

    05/01/2016 8:06:37 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 47 replies
    Jon Huntsman, the former Republican governor of Utah who served in the Obama administration, thinks the GOP should stop fighting. “We’ve had enough intraparty fighting. Now’s the time to stitch together a winning coalition,” Huntsman said, according to Politico. “And it’s been clear almost from the beginning that Donald Trump has the ability to assemble a nontraditional bloc of supporters,” he added. “The ability to cut across traditional party boundaries — like ’80, ’92 and 2008 — will be key, and Trump is much better positioned to achieve that.” Huntsman was U.S. Ambassador to China under President Obama. His 2012...
  • Are Ted Cruz delegates starting to freak?

    05/01/2016 7:36:40 PM PDT · by detective · 30 replies
    WND ^ | 05/01/2016
    After walking away with the majority of delegates in Wyoming and Colorado, Sen. Ted Cruz was on a roll. His knowledge of the “obscure, internecine” delegate fights gave him a tactical advantage over front-runner Donald Trump, which could end up deciding the Republican nomination for president. “This is how elections are won in America,” said Cruz. The Texas senator saw a silver lining to his declining polls as he heads into Tuesday’s critical Indiana primary. According to the National Review, “The political world was captivated – and Trump supporters were infuriated – by the Cruz campaign’s successful effort to elect...
  • CRUZ POACHES NEARLY ALL AZ DELEGATES=> Former Gov. Jan Brewer Screams “I Got Cheated!”

    05/01/2016 6:37:15 AM PDT · by GilGil · 211 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 5/1/2016 | Jim Hoft
    Donald Trump won the Arizona Republican primary with 47% of the vote to second place Ted Cruz with 25%. But that didn’t stop the Cruz campaign and GOP elites from coming in and poaching all of the delegates at today’s state convention. The Cruz camp and GOP elites call this a “good ground game.” Even former Governor Jan Brewer, an outspoken Trump supporter, had her name removed from the online ballot and did not make the cut.
  • Latest Campaign Data – Cruz Unfavorability Increases, Confidence Crumbles – Trump Over 60% In WV

    05/01/2016 6:18:44 AM PDT · by GilGil · 89 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | 5/1/2016 | Sundance
    Ted Cruz has a net non-favorable rating amid Republican voters (Per Gallup) and the addition of Carly Fiorina has only worsened the condition of the Ted Cruz campaign. Per Gallup, Cruz now has a negative net favorability rating among Republicans.
  • Indiana Poll – Donald Trump 49%, Ted Cruz 34%, John Kasich 13%… ( Trump gets all delegates)

    05/01/2016 3:46:31 PM PDT · by GilGil · 58 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | 5/1/2016 | Sundance
    […] “In Indiana, Trump is positioned to corral all the [state’s 57] delegates, which will be a big prize toward winning the nomination outright,” says Lee Miringoff, director of the Marist College Institute for Public Opinion. “Clinton and Sanders are more likely to divide the delegate pool, which will do little to change the narrative on the Democratic side.” (link)
  • Cruz Delegates Waver as Trump Gains Momentum

    05/01/2016 2:10:15 PM PDT · by monkapotamus · 67 replies
    National Review ^ | May 1, 2016 | Brendan Bordelon
    Those delegates are vital to Cruz’s quest to deny his rival the 1,237 delegates he’ll need on the first ballot in Cleveland. But as they’ve watched Cruz struggle to tread water in a primary increasingly dominated by Trump, many of them, wary of a bitter convention battle that could rend the party at its seams, are rethinking their commitment to the Texas senator. Of the ten North Dakota delegates on the Cruz slate reached by National Review, five express serious reservations about backing the Texas senator on that crucial first ballot...
  • Cruz denies an Indiana loss would end campaign

    05/01/2016 1:44:48 PM PDT · by Mariner · 137 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 1st, 2016 | By Jessie Hellmann
    Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz said on Sunday he would continue his campaign if he lost the critical Indiana primary on Tuesday. "If you don't win in Indiana under these circumstances, is this race over?" asked "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace. "Of course not," Cruz said. "It's going to be a battle to see who can earn a majority of the delegates elected by the people at the convention. And the reason Donald is so frantic to say the race is over ... is because Donald knows he cannot earn a majority of the delegates that were elected by...
  • Poll: Trump has 15-point lead over Cruz in Indiana

    05/01/2016 10:01:37 AM PDT · by Innovative · 35 replies
    MSN/USA Today ^ | May 1, 2016 | Heidi M Przybla
    <p>Republican front-runner Donald Trump holds a 15-point lead over Ted Cruz in Indiana, which holds its primary on Tuesday, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll.</p> <p>Trump leads with 49% to Cruz’s 34%, while Ohio Governor John Kasich is behind both with 13%.</p>
  • Iraq state of emergency as protesters camp outside parliament

    05/01/2016 7:16:48 AM PDT · by thoughtomator · 5 replies
    The Irish Times ^ | updated 5/1/2016 | unattributed
    Hundreds of supporters of a powerful Shia Muslim cleric camped outside parliament in Baghdad overnight a day after thousands stormed the Green Zone and entered the parliament building, prompting the declaration of a state of emergency. Hundreds of people gathered in protest at the failure of Iraqi MPs to convene for a vote to approve new ministers. The unrest comes after weeks of political turmoil in Baghdad over efforts by the prime minister Haider al-Abadi, to replace party-affiliated ministers with technocrats. MPs failed to reach a quorum to approve the measures on Saturday. On Saturday the protesters broke into the...
  • John Kasich: People "probably" born gay

    05/01/2016 6:55:57 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 42 replies
    CBS News ^ | 04/30/2016 | Reena Flores
    Republican presidential candidate and Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Friday that gay people are "probably" born that way, conceding that view during a testy exchange with a gay voter at a California event. Asked by Kelly Bryan, a gay 62-year-old man, during an event at the Commonwealth Club of California whether people are "born gay," Kasich first attempted to avoid answering the question. "I'm not gonna get into all the analysis of this or that," Kasich said at the San Francisco town hall. "I'm not gonna do that." But the questioner pressed again: "It's not analysis. Are people born gay?"...
  • Trump leads Cruz by 15 points in crucial Indiana race

    05/01/2016 6:03:46 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 22 replies
    MSNBC ^ | May 1, 2016 | Mark Murray
    Donald Trump holds a 15-point lead over Ted Cruz in the potentially decisive May 3 presidential primary race in Indiana, according to results from a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll. Trump gets support from 49 percent of likely Republican primary voters – followed by Cruz at 34 percent and John Kasich at 13 percent.
  • Raw Video: Donald Trump Supporter Walks Through Angry Crowd Of Protesters

    04/30/2016 10:37:42 PM PDT · by mbrfl · 51 replies
    KTVU ^ | April 29, 2016 | KTVU
    A Burlingame man wearing a red "Make America Great Again" ball cap decided to walk through a group of protesters outside the California GOP Convention in Burlingame.
  • Target stock plummets as “transgender” bathroom boycott swells to over one million

    04/30/2016 7:34:41 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 91 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/29/2016 | Jazz Shaw
    When retail giant Target announced their new policy of allowing anyone to use whichever bathroom they wish in their stores it was completely predictable that a firestorm was going to follow… and boy howdy, has it ever. While the SJW crowd cheered the decision, realists around the country signaled their collective displeasure with a boycott of the store spearheaded by The American Family Association. In a relatively short time, more than one million people had signed on to the protest. (Fox News) More than one million people have decided they will no longer buy their Nutter Butters or Wet...
  • Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    04/30/2016 6:11:02 PM PDT · by springwater13 · 80 replies
    At a campaign stop just days before the critical Indiana primary, Heidi Cruz, wife of Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, said one of her husband's strengths in the campaign is that he "is an immigrant." "Ted is an immigrant," Mrs. Cruz said, emphasizing the word "is." "He is Hispanic." Ted Cruz, who was born in Canada but who is an American citizen by birth, has come under withering fire from rival Donald Trump over his Canadian birth. Trump has questioned whether Cruz is constitutionally eligible to be president. (Most legal experts believe there is no question that Cruz is, but...
  • Sen. Joni Ernst makes one list as a possible VP for Donald Trump

    04/30/2016 8:11:49 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 153 replies
    KYIV.com ^ | 30 Apr 2016
    The Washington Post published an article listing five candidates likely to be considered to be Trump's vice president. U.S. Senator Joni Ernst of Iowa is on that list. Ernst is Iowa's first female U.S. Senator. Ernst was not well known When she ran for the senate seat vacated by the retiring Tom Harkin. KWWL-TV caught up with Ernst and asked if she would consider serving as Donald Trump's vice president. "I would say, 'did my mother pay you to say that?', Ernst said. "But, no. I would have to consider it, but I love what I do in the United...
  • Mocking Critics, Donald Trump Says He Can Win Without Republican Unity

    04/30/2016 4:06:22 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 56 replies
    New York Times ^ | April 29, 2016 | JONATHAN MARTIN and ADAM NAGOURNEY
    BURLINGAME, Calif. — Donald J. Trump got a taste on Friday of what his next month of campaigning in California could be like. He was forced to exit his motorcade and walk through a field, climbing an embankment with Secret Service agents helping him, to avoid angry demonstrators on the street. “We went under a fence and through a fence, and oh, boy, it felt like I was crossing the border, actually,” Mr. Trump said when he finally made it to a ballroom to speak at California’s Republican Party convention. For the next 25 minutes, though, Mr. Trump spoke little...
  • Trump Supporters Beaten, Bloodied by ‘Mexican-Flag Wavers’ (VIDEO)

    04/30/2016 3:55:08 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 77 replies
    Tea Party ^ | 4/29/2016 | America Divided Staff
    20 arrested as crowd turns violent outside rally in California Hundreds of demonstrators filled the street outside the Orange County amphitheater where Donald Trump held a rally Thursday night, stomping on cars, hurling rocks at motorists and forcefully declaring their opposition to the Republican presidential candidate. Traffic came to a halt as a boisterous crowd walked in the roadway, some waving American and Mexican flags. Protesters smashed a window on at least one police cruiser, punctured the tires of a police sport utility vehicle, and at one point tried to flip a police car. About five police cars were damaged...
  • Texas Governor Rick Perry Will Vote Trump

    04/29/2016 8:18:11 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 116 replies
    Texas governor, and Republican Presidential Candidate Rick Perry announced on ABC’s “The View” today that shockingly he will not endorse Ted Cruz – a fellow Texas politician.
  • Indianapolis Star's Editorial Board slams Trump "A Danger to the United States and to the World!"

    04/29/2016 8:22:15 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 74 replies
    Politico ^ | 4-28-2015 | Hanna Trudo
    Donald Trump would be “a danger to the United States and to the world” if elected president, according to Indiana’s largest newspaper, The Indianapolis Star. In an editorial published on Thursday, the newspaper widely condemned the Republican front-runner’s “simplistic proposals,” arguing he is unfit to occupy the Oval Office. “Trump has demonstrated repeatedly during the months-long campaign that he is wholly unsuited to serve as president,” the editorial states. “He’s offered simplistic proposals on national security, job creation, immigration, international trade and foreign affairs. He has sounded off with appalling comments about women and others. He’s appealed to voters’ worst...
  • Trump Ad running in Indiana re Cruz bad trade deals

    04/29/2016 5:45:48 AM PDT · by Mechanicos · 13 replies
    kantarmediana.com ^ | 4/28/16 | Donald J Trump
    Here is the ad Trump is running against Cruz in Indiana Indiana AD
  • A new poll shows Donald Trump dominating a state he's not necessarily supposed to win

    04/29/2016 1:02:28 AM PDT · by blueplum · 71 replies
    TheBusinessInsider ^ | 28 April 2016 | Allan Smith
    A new poll released on Thursday found Donald Trump with a big lead in Oregon, a state not necessarily expected to be favorable to the Manhattan billionaire. The poll, conducted by the Portland-based Hoffman Research Group, found Trump leading Ted Cruz, a Texas senator, by 17 points. Trump, the GOP frontrunner, was the choice of 43% of respondents.
  • Indiana GOP Polls 2016: Donald Trump Leads Ted Cruz

    04/28/2016 10:25:59 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 26 replies
    Heavy ^ | 4/26/2016 | Jonathan Adams
    After five primaries on April 26, the Republican candidates only have the Indiana primary next week. The primary takes place Tuesday, May 3 and has 57 delegates at stake. According to FiveThirtyEight, 30 delegates are awarded in winner-take-all fashion to the candidate with the most votes statewide. The remaining 27 delegates are split among nine congressional districts with each district getting three delegates. A candidate will be awarded three delegates for each congressional district he wins. Ted Cruz will try to cut into Donald Trump’s lead. Early polling data shows Trump with a narrow lead on Cruz in Indiana. Trump...
  • NEW POLL: INDIANA GOP CONTEST A TOTAL TOSS-UP (Trump +2)

    04/28/2016 10:16:18 PM PDT · by NYRepublican72 · 59 replies
    Clout Research ^ | 04/28/2016 | Clout Research
    The survey of likely GOP voters statewide in Indiana shows a statistical toss-up for the Republican Party nomination for President between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, with Trump holding a 37% to 35% edge. John Kasich wins the support of 16% of voters, with 11% saying they are yet unsure for whom they will vote. Trump wins among moderate primary voters with 39%, compared to 37% for Kasich and 18% for Cruz. Among those who consider themselves establishment conservatives – which comprised 55% of the poll sample – Trump wins 36% support and Cruz won 34% support. Among those who...
  • Mana To Perform at White House on Cinco de Mayo

    04/28/2016 9:49:57 PM PDT · by Trumpinator · 75 replies
    billboard.com ^ | 4/28/2016 by | Billboard Staff
    The pro-immigrant, anti-Trump 7-time Billboard Latin Music Awards finalists make a return appearance in Washington Mexican rock superstars Maná will perform at the White House on May 5, at the presidential Cinco de Mayo celebration.
  • Donald J. Trump Foreign Policy Speech (see it for yourself)

    04/28/2016 2:13:21 PM PDT · by xzins · 33 replies
    DonaldJTrump.com ^ | 27 Apr 16 | Donald Trump
    Donald J. Trump Foreign Policy Speech Thank you for the opportunity to speak to you, and thank you to the Center for the National Interest for honoring me with this invitation. I would like to talk today about how to develop a new foreign policy direction for our country – one that replaces randomness with purpose, ideology with strategy, and chaos with peace. It is time to shake the rust off of America’s foreign policy. It's time to invite new voices and new visions into the fold. The direction I will outline today will also return us to a timeless...
  • RNC official: Donald hitting 1,237 won't matter

    04/28/2016 1:45:22 PM PDT · by wrrock · 99 replies
    CNBC ^ | 4/28/2016 | Lori Ann LaRocco
    Donald Trump may be the only Republican presidential candidate who can realistically hit the magic 1,237 number for the majority of delegates, but according to a senior Republican National Committee official that does not mean he will become the GOP presidential nominee. "Even if Trump reaches the magic number of 1,237 the media and RNC are touting, that does not mean Trump is automatically the nominee," Haugland said. "The votes earned during the primary process are only estimates and are not legal convention votes. The only official votes to nominate a candidate are those that are cast from the convention...
  • The One Big Takeaway from Trump's Overanalyzed "America First" Speech

    04/28/2016 1:44:57 PM PDT · by onyx · 86 replies
    EIB The Rush Limbaugh Show ^ | APRIL 28, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: So we had the Trump speech yesterday and there has been all kinds of reaction to the speech, predictable and some shocking, some surprising. We'll get into it today. Trump used a phrase in this speech, and I'm gonna tell you, this is classic, folks. This little bit of information I'm gonna impart here to you is a great way to understand the dynamics of this race. Trump, in his speech, used a phrase "America first." Well, that phrase has a pedigree. That phrase is well attached to something very, very important and potentially very, very negative in...
  • Feds arrest three relatives of San Bernardino terrorists

    04/28/2016 12:24:25 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 36 replies
    New York Post ^ | April 28, 2016
    The feds on Thursday busted the brother of terrorist Syed Rizwan Farook, in connection to a marriage scam that only came to light after last year’s jihadist massacre in California, officials said. Farook’s brother Syed Raheel Farook, 31, his Russian wife Tatiana Farook, 31, and her sister Mariya Chernykh, 26, were all taken into custody from their homes in the eastern suburbs of Los Angeles, prosecutors said. All three were charged with marriage fraud, federal conspiracy and making false statements. Their phony marriages were basis for filling out immigration papers, obtaining bank accounts and driver licenses, officials said.
  • Trump Camp: Cruz-Fiorina Is the ‘Outsourcing Ticket’

    04/28/2016 11:52:29 AM PDT · by monkapotamus · 90 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 28, 2016 | Julia Hahn
    “Carly Fiorina pioneered– pioneered– the practice of outsourcing jobs,” Miller said. “Her great legacy in business has been in finding a way to shift jobs to lower wage countries and replacing American workers with foreign workers. So I think we can all say that Ted Cruz, who supports offshoring jobs, and Carly Fiorina, who supports offshoring jobs, they’re now officially the outsourcing ticket.” “A critical issue for the state of Indiana is steel production and manufacturing,” Miller said, noting that, “on the crucial trade vote in 2015, Ted Cruz voted for Barack Obama’s trade bill that would destroy… the middle...
  • German foreign minister criticizes Trump's 'America first' foreign policy

    04/28/2016 10:36:09 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 116 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 04/28/2016 | Reuters via Yahoo
    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Thursday criticized U.S. Republican front-runner Donald Trump for a speech in which he said it would be "America first" if he were elected president. Trump said on Wednesday that if elected, his foreign policy would leave European and Asian allies of the U.S. fending for themselves if they did not pay more for U.S. defense measures. "I can only hope that the election campaign in the USA does not lack the perception of reality," Steinmeier said. "The world's security architecture has changed and it is no longer based on two pillars...
  • Donald Trump steamrolling toward nomination despite negative ad blitz (60,000 TV ads attack Trump)

    04/28/2016 9:51:38 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 46 replies
    Center for Public Integrity ^ | 11:55 am, April 27, 2016 | Michael Beckel, Cady Zuvich
    About 60,000 TV ads — roughly one-fifth of all ads aired in the Republican presidential primary — have been critical of Donald Trump in some fashion, according to a Center for Public Integrity review of data from Kantar Media/CMAG. Despite the outpouring of hostility from his opponents, the bombastic billionaire businessman continues to roll toward the GOP presidential nomination, having swept five more states on Tuesday. "I've had negative ads all throughout, and I've won races in a landslide," Trump said in his victory speech Tuesday night. “Most of these people who have been fighting me are gone." This massive...
  • 24% Opt Out of a Clinton-Trump Race [1000 LVs Trump 38% Clinton 38% Rasmussen]

    04/28/2016 7:54:16 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 44 replies
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | Thursday, April 28, 2016
    Nearly one-in-four voters say they will stay home or vote third party if Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are the major party presidential candidates. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of Likely U.S. Voters finds Trump and Clinton tied at 38% each. But 16% say they would vote for some other candidate if the presidential election comes down to those two, while six percent (6%) would stay home. Only two percent (2%) are undecided given those options. (To see survey question wording...
  • John Boehner talks election, time in office

    04/28/2016 9:07:46 AM PDT · by astrat7 · 36 replies
    The Stanford Daily ^ | April 28, 2016 | Ada Statler-Throckmorton
    When specifically asked his opinions on Ted Cruz, Boehner made a face, drawing laughter from the crowd. “Lucifer in the flesh,” the former speaker said. “I have Democrat friends and Republican friends. I get along with almost everyone, but I have never worked with a more miserable son of a bitch in my life.”
  • First Read: Cruz and allies have five days to stop Trump

    04/28/2016 8:35:24 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 72 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 28 Apr 2016 | Chuck Todd, Mark Murray and Carrie Dann
    Cruz and allies have five days to stop Trump When Ted Cruz unveiled Carly Fiorina as his running mate on Wednesday, and when he struck that alliance/truce with John Kasich on Sunday night, they were from a position of weakness – not strength. The reason: If Cruz and the “Stop Trump” movement don’t win in Indiana on May 3, they’re done. It’s that simple. After Trump ran the table in Tuesday’s primaries, including getting at least 35 of the 54 Pennsylvania unbound delegates (and that number could go above 40), a win in Indiana – even by a single point...
  • John Boehner calls Ted Cruz "Lucifer in the flesh," "miserable" SOB

    04/28/2016 7:37:02 AM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 172 replies
    CBS News ^ | April 28, 2016 | Reena Flores
    John Boehner sounded off a litany of insults for Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz Wednesday night, labelling the Texas senator "Lucifer in the flesh" and a "miserable son of a bitch." "I have Democrat friends and Republican friends," the former House speaker said during a frank on-stage discussion at Stanford University Wednesday. "I get along with almost everyone, but I have never worked with a more miserable son of a bitch in my life." Boehner, who retired from Congress at the end of October, also let loose on the two other GOP candidates in the race. Of his relationship with...
  • Cruz Clobbered in Five Northeast Primaries

    04/28/2016 6:21:38 AM PDT · by xzins · 51 replies
    Texas Tribune ^ | April 26, 2016 | Patrick Svitek
    Appearing in New York to claim his sweep, Trump declared the race effectively over, calling himself the presumptive nominee. The billionaire also reiterated his criticism of the deal Cruz and Kasich have struck to split three upcoming primaries, calling it a "very weak signal." Trump also spoke dismissively of Cruz's increasingly public search for a running mate, saying the senator is "wasting his time." In Maryland, with 64 percent of the vote in, Cruz was coming in third with 19 percent and on track to collect zero delegates. The results were less clear in Pennsylvania, where Cruz’s campaign was hoping...