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  • Trump Breaking Away Among Likely Rep Primary Voters Per Reuters [Trump 35% Rubio 14% Cruz 13%]

    11/29/2015 2:58:43 AM PST · by GonzoII · 33 replies
    Reuters ^ | Nov 23, 2015 - Nov 27, 2015 (5 Day Rolling) | Reuters
    Time Frame: Nov 23, 2015 - Nov 27, 2015 (5 Day Rolling) Businessman Donald Trump 35.0% Fla. Sen. Marco Rubio 14.0% Tex. Sen. Ted Cruz 13.0% Former Fla. Gov. Jeb Bush 11.0% Surgeon and author Ben Carson 10.0% Ohio Gov. John Kasich 5.8% Former Ark. Gov. Mike Huckabee 4.0% Former Sen. candidate and business executive Carly Fiorina 3.6% NJ Gov. Chris Christie 1.6% Ken. Sen. Rand Paul 1.1%
  • A 7th Grader Wouldn’t Back Down When Her Teacher Told Her to Deny God. Then Came the Backlash.

    11/29/2015 11:13:35 AM PST · by amorphous · 76 replies
    Independent Journal ^ | 28 Nov 2015 | Jed Smith
    A Texas girl spoke out after her teacher alleged made her say "God is a myth," has experienced fallout for standing up for herself and her beliefs. Twelve-year-old Jordan Wooley says she has been bullied and told to kill herself following media coverage of her story. It started when Wooley's teacher assigned a quiz at Katy, Texas's West Memorial Junior High School asking students to label statements as "fact, assertion, or opinion." Statements included "America is the most free country on Earth," and "there is a God." Jordan labeled the latter as "fact,' and her teacher told her to mark...
  • Here's Why Islam Wants Our Heads -- In THEIR Own Words

    11/29/2015 5:09:48 AM PST · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 29, 2015 | Doug Giles
    The other day I was talking to an acquaintance of mine at the gun range about the Paris terrorist attacks. What he surmised was the root cause of that senseless slaughter by Islamic radicals nearly made me drop my Sig Sauer on the range floor. The Texan told me that he believes Islam wouldn't be killing innocent peeps as they ate their dinner or enjoyed a death metal concert or watched a soccer game if said nutters had more "job opportunities". What he said was shocking to me because of two primary things: 1). A frickin' Texan said that crap....
  • Jeb Bush says he would support Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton

    11/29/2015 7:18:32 AM PST · by GonzoII · 67 replies
    The Guardian via newsvine.com ^ | Sun Nov 29, 2015 6:47 AM | Matti Viikate
    Jeb Bush would support Donald Trump if the real estate billionaire were to win the Republican presidential nomination, "because anybody is better than Hillary Clinton".
  • France Uses Emergency Laws to Place Climate Activists Under House Arrest

    11/29/2015 2:46:26 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 52 replies
    Slate ^ | November 28, 2015 | Daniel Politi
    At least 24 activists who advocate for climate change have been placed under house arrest ahead of the highly anticipated United Nations talks in Paris. France used emergency laws that were implemented after the Paris shootings to arrest the green campaigners, the French government confirmed on Saturday. Earlier, the Guardian had reported the news, noting that the warrants delivered to the activists cited state of emergency laws that were imposed after 130 people were killed in terrorist attacks earlier this month....... ......It's not that the French government thinks green campaigners are tantamount to terrorists, but rather that their actions could...
  • Poll: Trump [30%] retakes lead, Cruz [21%] surges in IA; Rubio second in NH

    11/28/2015 10:22:07 PM PST · by entropy12 · 30 replies
    cbsnews ^ | Updated Nov 22, 2015 7:24 PM EST | Anthony Salvanto, Jen De Pinto, Sarah Dutton, Fred Backus
    Donald Trump has returned to the lead in Iowa while Ted Cruz has now surged past Ben Carson into second place. Carson has slipped from a first-place tie into third. Cruz's move has come directly at the expense of Carson, as nearly one-quarter of his voters switched. In New Hampshire, Donald Trump keeps his commanding lead, keeping up support from conservatives, Republicans and the independents who say they're coming into the GOP primary to vote for him. This month finds Marco Rubio nearly doubling his support and pushing into second place -- albeit far back of Trump -- at 13...
  • Donald Trump Talks outside Rally in Sarasota Florida 11/28/15

    11/28/2015 11:15:20 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 7 replies
    YouTube ^ | Nov 28, 2015 | PSB Satellite
    Donald Trump Talks outside Rally in Sarasota Florida helicopter as back drop 11/28/15
  • Benghazi, email probes plow ahead after Clinton testimony

    11/28/2015 8:00:54 PM PST · by bitt · 21 replies
    November 24, 2015 ^ | MATTHEW DALY
    Nearly five weeks after Hillary Rodham Clinton's marathon testimony on the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, several investigations into the deadly assault and Clinton's use of a private email account and server are going full bore — and likely will continue into the presidential election year. Republicans on the House Benghazi panel were traveling to Europe, while Senate investigators continue to probe Clinton's use of a private homebrew email server for business purposes and her decision to delete messages she deemed personal. Clinton served as secretary of state during the Benghazi attacks that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens,...
  • Who the ‘Syrian Refugees’ Are — Not All of Them Are Syrian

    11/28/2015 7:09:33 PM PST · by RaceBannon · 17 replies
    Center for Security Policy ^ | Alex VanNess | Alex VanNess
    President Obama has already started implementing his plan to resettle 10,000 Syrian refugees to America. However, given that some of the terrorists who attacked Paris snuck into Europe using fake passports pretending to be Syrian refugees, coupled with several attempts by Syrian nationals to illegally cross our borders, most Americans are worried about the refugee policy and have called for it to be paused. In response, President Obama has dug in his heels. He harshly criticizes opponents of his plan and dismisses anyone and any facts that run counter to his narrative — facts such as: 1. Many aren’t from...
  • Putin said to be 'fully mobilized' as Turkey sends rebels arms

    11/28/2015 6:57:50 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 22 replies
    Reuters ^ | 2015/11/28
    Putin said to be 'fully mobilized' as Turkey sends rebels arms President Vladimir Putin is fully mobilized to tackle what the Kremlin regards as an unprecedented threat from Turkey following the shooting down of one of its warplanes by a Turkish F-16, the Russian leader's spokesman said on Saturday. In comments which underscore how angry the Kremlin still is over the incident, Dmitry Peskov, Putin's spokesman, called the behavior of the Turkish air force "absolute madness" and said Ankara's subsequent handling of the crisis had reminded him of the "theater of the absurd." "Nobody has the right to traitorously shoot...
  • Hamstrung by Congress, Obama tries to clinch climate pact

    11/28/2015 6:05:57 PM PST · by Kaslin · 42 replies
    WASHINGTON (AP) P_resident Barack Obama is trying to negotiate a legacy-making climate change pact this coming week in Paris with one hand tied behind his back. Congress can't even agree whether global warming is real. Scientists point to the global agreement, years in the making, as the last, best hope for averting the worst effects of global warming. Obama has spent months prodding other countries to make ambitious carbon-cutting pledges to the agreement, which he hopes will become the framework for countries to tackle the climate issue long beyond the end of his presidency in early 2017. But Republicans have...
  • Again: Trump protester booted by raucous crowd in Fla.

    11/28/2015 2:42:57 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 85 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 11-28-2015 | Curt Mills
    November 28, 2015 Again: Trump protester booted by raucous crowd in Fla. by Curt Mills A rally held by Donald Trump was again interrupted by a protester Saturday. A loud demonstrator was shouted down by the crowd and ejected from the crowd, while the Republican presidential front-runner attempted to step in and control the situation. "Now, be nice, be nice, be nice," Trump implored a Sarasota, Fla., crowd, attempting to calm his supporters. "Be nice to the person." "Don't hurt the person, don't hurt the person," Trump continued. "Don't be rude." The situation then re-escalated, however. Trump stood on stage,...
  • Turkey-Russia jet downing: Moscow announces sanctions

    11/28/2015 10:59:22 AM PST · by Nextrush · 14 replies
    BBC News ^ | 11/28/2015 | BBC
    Russia has announced a package of economic sanctions against Turkey over the shooting down of a Russian jet on the Syrian border on Tuesday. A decree signed by President Vladimir Putin (in Russian) covers imports from Turkey, the work of Turkish companies in Russia and any Turkish nationals working for Russian companies. The decree also calls for an end to charter flights between the countries..... Turkey and Russia have important economic links. Russia is Turkey's second largest trading partner, while more than three million Russian tourists visited Turkey last year. Mr. Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Saturday that there...
  • Karl Rove: Mitch Daniels Would Be Great VP

    11/28/2015 8:42:12 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 107 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 11/25/15 | Bill Hoffmann
    Influential GOP consultant and policy adviser Karl Rove says former Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels would be the perfect running mate for whoever wins the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. And at the very least, Rove adds in an exclusive interview with Newsmax TV, the GOP's vice presidential pick should be a Midwesterner to maximize the Republican ticket's drawing power. "It would be good to have somebody from the Midwest. I've got an out-of-the-box idea for you, how about the former governor of Indiana, Mitch Daniels," Rove said Wednesday on "Newsmax Prime" with J.D. Hayworth. "[He's] done an exemplary job serving in...
  • Karl Rove connects Carson to big donors

    11/28/2015 8:21:45 AM PST · by springwater13 · 29 replies
    Republican strategist Karl Rove arranged a meeting between fundraisers for GOP candidate Ben Carson and casino tycoon Steve Wynn, Bloomberg reports. Wynn is a sometimes-business competitor of Republican frontrunner Donald Trump, whose campaign is viewing the meeting as an attempt by the GOP establishment to help Carson topple his chief rival in the primary race. "Karl Rove is at the center of the GOP establishment — fearful of what real leadership in Washington D.C. will accomplish," Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski told Bloomberg in a statement. "Mr. Trump continues to expose the all-talk, no action politicians propped up their dark...
  • Donald Trump taps into deep Republican anger at government

    11/28/2015 6:57:07 AM PST · by GonzoII · 72 replies
    CNN via donaldjtrump.com ^ | November 24, 2015 | Stephen Collinson and Tal Kopan
    A sustained outburst of anger and deep disdain for government that has shaped the Republican race for president and confounded the pundits is not going away. The spirit of insurrection that has powered outsider candidates like Donald Trump to the head of the polls is threatening to close an already narrowing lane for more traditional candidates in the frenzied run-up to the first early voting contests early next year. A Pew Research Center poll published Monday showed that the deepest suspicion of government, though also elevated among the broader electorate, remains in the Republican Party. The intensity of that sentiment...
  • Ben Carson travels to Jordan to meet Syrian refugees

    11/28/2015 6:57:24 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    CNN ^ | 11/28/2015 | By Tal Kopan
    Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson traveled to Jordan to meet with Syrian refugees Friday, according to his campaign. "Dr Carson and a small group are in Jordan," a campaign aide said. "There was no intention to make this a press event. He is there fact finding, listening, learning and meeting." The goal of the surprise trip is to better understand the refugee crisis stemming from Syria's brutal civil war, his campaign told The New York Times, which was first to report the news -- and the trip comes as he struggles in the race with a renewed focus on foreign...
  • Lebanese Official Claims To Breitbart: NATO ‘Okayed’ Turkey’s Downing Of Russian Jet

    11/27/2015 8:00:17 PM PST · by george76 · 147 replies
    Breitbart News Network ^ | 27 Nov 2015 | Aaron Klein
    EXCLUSIVE - Lebanese Official Claims To Breitbart: NATO 'Okayed' Turkey's Downing Of Russian Jet. [ Full title ]. Turkey could only have shot down a Russian Su-24 military jet after securing permission from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), charged Lebanon's Druze leader Walid Jumblatt in an exclusive interview with Breitbart. The Turks cannot afford to shoot down a Russian plane, being a member of NATO, without asking the permission of NATO. They have to ask NATO. It's NATO, said Jumblatt, a member of parliament and leader of Lebanon's Progressive Socialist Party. Jumblatt is considered the leader of Lebanon's historic...
  • DOCUMENT LEAK: VA GOP Establishment’s "Loyalty Oath" Scheme to Suppress Insurgents Trump & Cruz

    11/27/2015 11:19:47 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 55 replies
    Doug Ross @ Journal ^ | November 25, 2015 | Doug Ross
    The Last Refuge blog (also known as The Conservative Treehouse) has done yeoman's work exposing the GOP establishment's plot to jam Jeb Bush down the collective throats of the electorate. Despite Bush's single-digit poll numbers, the GOPe remains fixated on a Bush candidacy (and, by extension, a Hillary presidency, since Bush has zero chance of winning a general election). Most recently, Virginia's old guard has proffered a laughably obvious ploy to deter independent, Tea Party, Reagan Democrat, and Constitutional Conservatives who have abandoned the Republican establishment from voting in the GOP primary....
  • Ben Carson Bounces Back in Thanksgiving Poll [Trump 31% Carson 15% Cruz/Rubio 8% Reuters/Ipsos]

    11/27/2015 10:24:45 PM PST · by GonzoII · 59 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 27 Nov 2015 | Mike Flynn
    The latest Reuters tracking poll shows neurosurgeon Ben Carson jumping back into 2nd place in the race for the GOP nomination. Carson had lost ground in the days immediately following the terrorist attacks in Paris. Just two days ago, Carson was in 4th place with 9.8 percent, behind Donald Trump and Sens. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX).The latest tracking poll, covering November 22-27, finds Donald Trump first with 31 percent, followed by Carson with 14.9 percent. Sens. Rubio and Cruz are tied with 8.4 percent each. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is 5th, with 6.5 percent.According...
  • Iowa Q-Poll: Trump Still Out Front With 25%, Kasich at Low, Lonely 1% [Cruz 23% Carson 18%]

    11/27/2015 10:11:08 PM PST · by GonzoII · 69 replies
    plunderbund.com ^ | November 27, 2015 | John Michael Spinelli
    “If the Republican caucus were being held today, and the candidates were Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina, Jim Gilmore, Lindsey Graham, Mike Huckabee, John Kasich, George Pataki, Rand Paul, Marco Rubio, Rick Santorum, and Donald Trump, who would you support?”For participants in Iowa who were asked this question in a new Quinnipiac Poll, 25 percent of likely GOP caucus voters picked Donald J. Trump.Kasich Part Of Wrong 1% TexasSen. Ted Cruz, who's been on the rise of late, follows close behind The Donald at 23 percent, double his support from four weeks ago, the Q-Poll...
  • 'Large' Chinese military fleet flies near Japan islands: media

    11/27/2015 11:10:23 PM PST · by Mariner · 17 replies
    AFP ^ | 28 November 2015 | Unattributed
    TOKYO (AFP) - Japan scrambled jets after 11 Chinese military planes flew near southern Japanese islands during what Beijing said was a drill to improve its long-range combat abilities, reports said Saturday. The planes -- eight bombers, two intelligence gathering planes and one early-warning aircraft -- flew near Miyako and Okinawa on Friday without violating Japan's airspace, the Japanese defence ministry said in a statement released on Friday. Some of them flew between the two islands while others made flights close to neighbouring islands, the ministry said. A Chinese air force spokesman said several types of planes, including H-6K bombers,...
  • Art Laffer: Rand Paul and Ted Cruz Have Best Tax Plans

    11/27/2015 7:22:23 PM PST · by gwgn02 · 13 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | 11/27/2015 | FuzzyZippers
    Art Laffer, famed member of President Reagan’s Economic Policy Advisory Board, has co-authored, with Stephen Moore, an article for Investor’s Business Daily in which they assert that Rand Paul and Ted Cruz have the “best” tax proposals.
  • Donald Trump prompts Nazi references

    11/27/2015 6:38:21 PM PST · by Mariner · 73 replies
    CBS News/Reuters ^ | November 27th, 2015 | By Stephanie Condon
    After Donald Trump in recent weeks suggested stepping up security measures to put further scrutiny on Muslim Americans, such as surveilling mosques, liberals and conservatives alike called his ideas fascist. But in case those critiques didn't get the point across, some politicians and pundits are now making a more direct connection between Trump's views and Nazism. Donald Trump: "I want surveillance of certain mosques" For instance, New Day for America, the super PAC supporting the candidacy of Ohio's GOP Gov. John Kasich, released a web video this week featuring retired Air Force Col. Tom Moe, a former Vietnam POW. Moe...
  • Suspect in Custody After Shooting at Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood UPDATE:One Officer Has Died

    11/27/2015 5:32:45 PM PST · by jazusamo · 94 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 27, 2015 | Christine Rousselle
    Following a lengthy standoff with police, the suspect in the shooting Friday at a Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs, Co. has surrendered to police and is in custody. His name and motive have not yet been released. Eleven people, including a reported five police officers, were injured in the shooting. The standoff began a little after 11:30 a.m. local time and ended just before 5 p.m. From NBC News: The gunman walked out of facility just before 5 p.m. local time, and officers took him into custody, officials told NBC News. Several more people were injured, with the total...
  • American Mainstream Media Censors Massive Protest AGAINST Syrian Refugees…This is WHY…

    11/27/2015 12:41:53 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 52 replies
    Conservative Post ^ | November 25, 2015
    170,000 Polish patriots marched through the capital to end Islamic invasion in their country. Check this out:Did you see this anywhere in our American mainstream media? I don’t think so! They completely censored it from American eyes, lest they be inspired to stand up against Obama’s sinister plans to import up to 200,000 so-called “Syrian refugees.”According to Top Right News:http://toprightnews.com/this-nation-just-had-a-massive-protest-against-islam-horrified-media-censors-it/ Described as the ‘largest demonstration in Polish history’, over 100,000 Polish nationalists took to the streets yesterday in the city center of Warsaw against immigration into Europe and the European Union—and in particular against the latter’s demands that Poland...
  • The cross has to go before the asylum seekers arrive

    11/27/2015 12:29:44 PM PST · by markomalley · 48 replies
    Speisa ^ | 11/27/15
    Christian camps being offered as shelter for asylum seekers are told by the authorities to remove all Christian symbols. Due to the large influx of asylum seekers to Norway, UDI (Immigration authorities) has found it necessary to lodge asylum seekers in more places than ordinary reception centres. The Norwegian Missionary Society (NMS), operates several Christian camp sites, which they offer to rent to UDI. UDI says yes please, but on one condition. All Christian symbols must be removed before the asylum seekers can move in, says UDI, according to the newspaper Dagen. - We want the accommodation offered to be...
  • Exclusive: Marco Rubio Challenges Republican Leaders To End Obamacare Bailouts

    11/27/2015 11:53:47 AM PST · by Rockitz · 18 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 27 Nov 2015 | Charlie Spiering
    Senator Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) is challenging Republican leaders in Congress to officially stop taxpayer dollars from being used to bail out Obamacare. “If we don’t make this happen, then the American people have every right to be angry at the Republican leadership because this should be among our highest highest priorities at the end of this year,” the presidential contender says in an exclusive interview with Breitbart News. For years, Rubio has pressed leaders in his party to repeal the “risk corridor” provisions in Obamacare that would allow the federal government to effectively bail out insurance company losses from...
  • Breaking: Supreme Court Blocks Racially Discriminatory Hawaii Election

    11/27/2015 11:02:18 AM PST · by jazusamo · 62 replies
    PJ Media ^ | November 27, 2015 | J. Christian Adams
    Courtesy Shutterstock The Supreme Court has just issued an order (read it here) blocking the racially discriminatory separatist election in Hawaii. The order enjoins (stops) the counting of ballots and certification of results pending further order of the Supreme Court. I covered the electionhere and here at PJ Media. Only one race is permitted to register to vote with Hawaiian government officials for the separatist election.Hawaii has given a private organization millions of dollars to run the election. They believe these actions are constitutional. Judicial Watch has sued Hawaii, and the Public Interest Legal Foundation has filed an emergency...
  • GOP epiphany: Trump's here to stay

    11/27/2015 7:55:21 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 75 replies
    WND ^ | Cheryl Chumley
    lowly but surely, some of the very same pundits and political operatives who swore a couple months ago Donald Trump was running a losing race are now reaching a realization: hey, he's not disappearing, and in fact, could actually win. "He has a real shot at this. He is the clear front-runner," said Ron Bonjean, a former aide to Republican leadership on Capitol Hill. "Months ago, we all discounted Trump as a candidate." *snip* "The media has twisted and turned through a number of different positions where they tried to explain that it was just a fad--the summer of Trump,"...
  • Inquiries Stall as White House Puts Leash on U.S. Watchdogs

    11/27/2015 8:08:35 AM PST · by NRx · 8 replies
    NY Times ^ | 11-27-2015 | ERIC LICHTBLAU
    WASHINGTON — Justice Department watchdogs ran into an unexpected roadblock last year when they began examining the role of federal drug agents in the fatal shootings of unarmed civilians during raids in Honduras. From Our Advertisers The Drug Enforcement Administration balked at turning over emails from senior officials tied to the raids, according to the department’s inspector general. It took nearly a year of wrangling before the D.E.A. was willing to turn over all its records in a case that the inspector general said raised “serious questions” about agents’ use of deadly force. The continuing Honduran inquiry is one of...
  • Ted Cruz is ‘not the establishment but doesn’t need on-the-job training’

    11/27/2015 7:19:00 AM PST · by Isara · 91 replies
    Soshable ^ | Nov 27, 2015 | JD Rucker
    There are many of us, perhaps millions, who believe that the Republican party as a governing force has been the lesser of two evils. We fear what the Democrats are doing to destroy the country but we’re angry about what the Republicans aren’t doing to repair the damage. This is why Donald Trump and Ben Carson have been so popular. It’s why so many people are willing to tell pollsters that they support either of the anti-establishment candidates.Thankfully, there’s a third candidate who would stand in stark contrast to the ineffective Republican Establishment that has been harming the party and...
  • Voters would show up if Trump is on 2016 ballot

    11/27/2015 6:08:11 AM PST · by GonzoII · 68 replies
    CNBC ^ | Wednesday, 25 Nov 2015 | 10:39 AM ET | Eric Chemi | Mark Fahey
    If Donald Trump were the GOP nominee, he would cause the highest voter turnout, relative to any other Republican hopeful. John Kasich, on the other hand, would keep people at home. No matter what party affiliation you consider, Trump brings them out. Republicans, Democrats and independents are all most likely to show up if Trump is on the ballot. (In our analysis, we assumed a constant variable: the Democrats nominating Hillary Clinton.) Not only do they show up to vote, but they vote for Trump. He's got the highest percentage of voters - across both parties and independents.
  • Trump demands NY Times apologize for accusation

    11/27/2015 4:33:26 AM PST · by GonzoII · 139 replies
    WND ^ | 45 mins ago | Cheryl Chumley
    Donald Trump, leading Republican candidate for president, took his spat with the New York Times to the next level, doubling down on his denial of mocking a handicapped reporter and then demanding the newspaper apologize for accusing him of doing so. In tweets sent out Thanksgiving Day, Trump said once again he didn't poke fun of Serge Kovaleski, a New York Times journalist who suffers from arthrogryposis, a congenital condition that restricts the movements of his arms. His campaign first opened with this clarification: "Donald J. Trump today demanded an apology fro the failing New York Times which accused him...
  • Economist/YouGov Poll: Trump Has 22-point Lead, Carson Slips to 4th [Trump 36% Rubio 14% Cruz 12%]

    11/27/2015 4:21:50 AM PST · by GonzoII · 127 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Thursday, 26 Nov 2015 05:38 PM | Greg Richter
    Economist/YouGov Poll: Trump Has 22-point Lead, Carson Slips to 4th Thursday, November 26, 2015 05:38 PM By: Greg Richter Donald Trump has a commanding 22-point lead in the latest Economist/YouGov Republican presidential poll, while Ben Carson has slipped to fourth place amid the recent focus on terrorism. Here are the results of people identifying themselves as likely Republican primary voters: Donald Trump: 36 percent Marco Rubio: 14 percent Ted Cruz: 12 percent Ben Carson: 10 percent Jeb Bush: 6 percent Carly Fiorina, Rand Paul, John Kasich: 4 percent Chris Christie: 3 percent Mike Huckabee: 2 percent Lindsey Graham: 1...
  • Running mate? Tea party activists convinced Trump eyeing Cruz for ticket

    11/26/2015 6:54:06 PM PST · by markomalley · 101 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 11/26/15 | S.A. Miller
    A group of tea party activists is convinced that Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has struck a secret deal with rival Sen. Ted Cruz to guarantee the Texan the vice presidential spot on the ticket, and conservatives are raving that it would be the best pairing since Harry Burnett Reese combined peanut butter and Hershey’s chocolate.The Cruz campaign vehemently denied that there was an agreement to form the conservatives’ “dream ticket,” while the Trump campaign remained mum.“There is no such secret deal,” said Cruz campaign national spokesman Rick Tyler.Still, speculation about an arranged marriage of Mr. Trump’s self-styled conservative crusade...
  • Obama Compares Syrian Refugees to Mayflower Pilgrims, Administration Says States Can't Block Them

    11/26/2015 5:21:27 PM PST · by GOPAreDemProgressives · 71 replies
    abcnews.go.com ^ | Nov 26, 2015, 11:44 AM ET | By JOHN PARKINSON BENJAMIN SIEGEL
    President Obama used his weekly address to appeal to families counting their blessings on Thanksgiving, reminding Americans that the holiday isn’t only about turkey but a tribute to the deep immigration history that led to the nation’s founding. In 1620, a small band of pilgrims came to this continent, refugees who had fled persecution and violence in their native land, Obama says. Nearly 400 years later, we remember their part in the American story and we honor the men and women who helped them in their time of need. The Obama administration said Wednesday that states can't legally block the...
  • Turkey releases audio of 'warning' to downed Russia jet

    11/26/2015 5:08:24 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 102 replies
    BBC ^ | 3 hours ago, 2015-11-26 | BBC
    The Turkish military has released an audio recording of what it says were warnings to a Russian warplane before it was shot down on the Syrian border. "Change your heading south immediately," a voice says in English. Turkey said it had tried to rescue the SU-24 bomber's two pilots.
  • Obama’s Unilateral Immigration Amnesty Plan Gets to the Supreme Court

    11/26/2015 4:46:29 AM PST · by Elderberry · 29 replies
    CNSNews ^ | 11/24/2015 | Hans von Spakovsky
    On Friday, the U.S. Justice Department filed a 35-page petition asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review Texas v. U.S., the case filed by 26 states against President Obama's immigration amnesty plan. The government is appealing a preliminary injunction that stopped implementation of Obama's amnesty plan, which was issued by a federal district court and upheld by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals on Nov. 9. In an odd coincidence, Donald Verrilli, the solicitor general, filed the petition on the one-year anniversary of Obama's speech to the nation on Nov. 20, 2014, where he announced his unprecedented, unilateral action to...
  • Russia to send S-400 air defense system to Syria after jet shot down: agencies

    11/26/2015 3:41:01 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 17 replies
    Reuters ^ | Nov 25, 2015 | Maria Kiselyova
    World | Wed Nov 25, 2015 3:57am EST Related: WORLD Russia to send S-400 air defense system to Syria after jet shot down: agencies MOSCOW Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Wednesday Russia would send its advanced S-400 air defense system to its air base in Syria's Latakia province a day after Turkey shot down one of its jets, Russian news agencies quoted him as saying.
  • The New 'Consensus': 97 Percent Of Americans Aren't Worried About Global Warming

    11/26/2015 2:12:29 AM PST · by Cringing Negativism Network · 27 replies
    The DC Caller ^ | November 25, 2015 | Michael Bastasch
    While 97 percent of scientists may agree mankind is driving global warming, 97 percent of Americans don’t seem to care about the issue when stacked up against other concerns such as terrorism or the economy, according to a recent Fox News poll. A November Fox News poll of more than 1,000 registered voters found that only 3 percent listed "climate change" as the most important issue facing the country today, down from 5 percent in August. Americans were much more worried about terrorism, the economy and immigration than global warming. Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2015/11/25/the-new-consensus-97-of-americans-arent-worried-about-global-warming/#ixzz3saiGNtSs
  • Donald Trump Rises to 38% Nationally; Ted Cruz Edges into 2nd at 12%

    11/26/2015 1:35:46 AM PST · by Cringing Negativism Network · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 25 Nov 2015 | by John Nolte
    Since last week, in the Reuters 5-day tracking poll, Republican frontrunner Donald Trump has gained two points and risen to 38%. This time last week the billionaire businessman earned 36% support. Despite the DC Media’s best efforts to take him out, Trump appears to be gaining support from a public that no longer trusts the DC Media, and for an endless supply of very good reasons. http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2015/11/25/donald-trump-rises-to-38-nationally-ted-cruz-edges-into-2nd-at-12/
  • Retired FBI Agent: Bureau received ‘stacks of reports’ of calls of Muslims celebrating

    11/25/2015 11:56:43 PM PST · by true believer forever · 36 replies
    ABC NEWS WISCONSIN ^ | November 25, 2015 | Bill Riales
    One retired FBI agent says Donald Trump's claims of seeing Muslim celebrations following the attacks on 9-11 are absolutely plausible. Jim Burkett was an assistant special agent in charge with the FBI's office in Boston during 9-11 and afterward. He says during that time the office received tons of phone calls from people who feared more attacks and others reporting suspicious activity. Many of those calls, said Burkett, came from concerned and angry Americans reporting Muslim's celebrating over the destruction of the twin towers and damage to the Pentagon. The calls were logged, reports were made and there were "stacks...

    11/25/2015 8:07:06 PM PST · by xzins · 24 replies
    FRONTPAGE ^ | November 25, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    Politicians and the media can't stop bleating about all the "multi-layered vetting" that will keep any of the 10,000 Syrian migrants that Obama wants to bring to America in just one year from being terrorists. Even though polls show that between 13% to 30% of Syrian refugees support ISIS. (That's at least 1,300 ISIS supporters entering America in just one year.) Here's how well refugee vetting works. Senator Jeff Sessions has a list of some refugees in this country turned terrorists. It's a recent list and there were 8 refugees indicted in one month. In February 2015, Abdinassir Mohamud Ibrahim,...
  • Americans agree with Trump: The illegal immigrants must go

    11/25/2015 4:43:37 PM PST · by RoosterRedux · 48 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | Todd Starnes
    Most Americans agree with Donald Trump -- the illegal aliens have to go. Head 'em up, move 'em out. A new Fox News poll shows 52 percent of the nation favors deporting the millions of illegals back to their home countries. Republicans and Democrats support Mr. Trump’s plan. But the numbers among Republicans are astronomical. Seventy percent agree with Mr. Trump -- a super-majority. So why does the Republican establishment continue to support pro-amnesty candidates? Jeb Bush accused Mr. Trump of preying on people's deep-seated fears. “This whole idea of preying on people’s deep-seated fears of what the future looks...
  • Here we go: Centcom analysts who took negative view of progress against ISIS were told in e-mails...

    11/25/2015 2:14:45 PM PST · by BlatherNaut · 37 replies
    Hotair ^ | 11/23/15 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    "Here we go: Centcom analysts who took negative view of progress against ISIS were told in e-mails to "cut it out" I thought we already knew this, or at least knew the basics of it - defense analysts at Centcom were apparently pressured by their superiors to take a rosier view of the progress against ISIS than was actually warranted. Who precisely wanted the books cooked to suggest things were going well is the key question, which this story doesn't answer. Great thinking, though, by the guilty parties in lying to the public about a jihadi threat, knowing that one...
  • Your Republican Uncle (New DNC website providing talking points)

    11/25/2015 9:36:26 AM PST · by TXnMA · 49 replies
    DNC website ^ | Undefined, but current | DNC
    YOUR REPUBLICAN UNCLE The holiday season is filled with food, traveling, and lively discussions with Republican relatives about politics sometimes laced with statements that are just not true. Here are the most common myths spouted by your family members who spend too much time listening to Rush Limbaugh and the perfect response to each of them. Want to stay in the know all year round? Sign up to have the latest updates on how Democrats are fighting back against Republicans.
  • Plan A for GOP donors: Wait for Trump to fall. (There is no Plan B.)

    As the combative mogul enters his fifth month at the top of the GOP field, attempts to derail him remain anemic, underfunded and unfocused — and they are likely to stay that way until the Iowa caucuses in less than 10 weeks. Most of the party’s financiers and top strategists are sitting on the sidelines. Many are reluctant to spend money against Trump after watching others fumble as they tried to handle his counterpunches. Others, citing past elections, remain confident that the race will eventually pivot away from him early next year. -- “I’m not sure someone wouldn’t do better...
  • FDA Approves First Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Containing an Adjuvant

    11/25/2015 8:37:16 AM PST · by catnipman · 66 replies
    Infection Control Today ^ | 11/25/2015 | staff
    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announces that it has approved Fluad, the first seasonal influenza vaccine containing an adjuvant. Fluad, which is manufactured using an egg-based process, is formulated with the adjuvant MF59, an oil-in-water emulsion of squalene oil. The study showed that Fluad induced antibody levels that were comparable to the levels induced by Agriflu [i.e., no better.] Fluad was approved using the accelerated approval regulatory pathway, which allows the FDA to approve products for serious or life-threatening diseases based on evidence that the product has an effect on an outcome that is reasonably likely to predict clinical...
  • REUTERS 5-DAY ROLLING POLL: TRUMP 38%, CRUZ 11.6%, CARSON 11.5%, RUBIO 8.2%... MORE...

    11/25/2015 7:14:37 AM PST · by GonzoII · 88 replies
    Drudge ^ | Nov 25: 2015
    REUTERS 5-DAY ROLLING POLL: TRUMP 38%, CRUZ 11.6%, CARSON 11.5%, RUBIO 8.2%... MORE...