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  • Monica Lewinsky doubles down on anti-bullying stance after hearing of Staten Island boy’s suicide:

    08/15/2016 11:17:00 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 26 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 15 June 2016 | R. Blau
    Monica Lewinsky said she was heartbroken over the death of a 13-year-old Staten Island boy bullied into committing suicide. Lewinsky, who launched an anti-bullying campaign last September, tweeted out her condolences to Daniel Fitzpatrick's grieving family Monday.
  • Obama’s forgiveness of gun crimes amid push for controls ‘incredible hypocrisy’

    08/09/2016 6:28:31 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 21 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 9, 2016 | David Sherfinski & Stephen Dinan
    Richard Reid was already a two-time felon when authorities searched his Delaware apartment and found marijuana, crack cocaine divided into sales-size plastic bags, powder cocaine, a scale — and a loaded .32 caliber handgun, an unloaded .25 caliber pistol and ammunition for two other types of weapons. Last week, President Obama commuted Reid’s 25-year sentence and made him one of the hundreds of drug users and dealers who the White House says have done enough time. But at the same time, Mr. Obama forgave scores of gun crimes convictions for the offenders, raising thorny questions about whether the White House...
  • Old Fart Rants is a Hypocrite Libtard! (gun control socialism epic fail)

    08/09/2016 6:22:04 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 4 replies
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IP6kBcP7LKo I plan to do an article on this filthy commie animal on YT who has on many occasions tried to shut down my blog and my channel and those of my friends. He is one of the biggest scum on youtube. A hater of God, religious freedom and gun rights. He has stated over and over again, that religion should be criminalized and those who don't agree with him should be banned from voting. If ever liberalism and fascism were the same here's proof
  • Speaking the Truth in Love

    08/07/2016 7:03:16 AM PDT · by metmom · 1 replies
    Grace to You.org ^ | 1993 | John MacArthur, Grace Community Church
    "If I have the gift of prophecy . . . but do not have love, I am nothing" (1 Cor. 13:2). Love is an indispensable ingredient in the learning process. I have the privilege of spending time each week with hundreds of young people who attend The Master's College. As I observe their progress, I see the impact godly teachers have had on their lives, and I'm convinced that students learn best when they know their teachers genuinely care about them. Isn't that true in any relationship? Don't you respond more readily to those who love you and have your...
  • BREAKING: General Attacks Trump, Then Bombshell Truth on His Real Identity Explodes

    08/02/2016 3:29:11 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 95 replies
    ....retired Gen. John Allen told ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos that electing Trump could cause a “civil military crisis, the like of which we’ve not seen in this country.” ...That’s a pretty damning statement. Unfortunately, it’s even more damning — for the left — when you consider who Gen. Allen is.... Allen was, at one point, the White House coordinator for anti-Islamic State group efforts. Along with Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, Susan Rice, and the whole sick crew, he was responsible for the policy of treating the Islamic State as the “JV team” — a bunch of angry, stupid teens who...
  • Warren Buffett, Hypocrite!

    08/02/2016 9:07:47 AM PDT · by LRoggy · 18 replies
    Vanity | 8/2/16 | LRoggy
    Warren Buffett, Hypocrite Yesterday’s media circus performance by Warren Buffett has shown him to be not worthy of the exalted platform he has been elevated to by far too many in society. It’s time to call him out for it. Late in 2015 Salon writer David Dayen took him to task concerning the business practices of a number of Berkshire Hathaway subsidiaries and they bear noting: http://www.salon.com/2015/12/29/warren_buffett_is_a_phony_every_liberals_favorite_billionaire_is_actually_cut_throat_not_cuddly/ One late paragraph in particular stands out: Warren Buffett may be a charming guy in person. The spectacle of a billionaire who drinks Coke and eats potato sticks every day is surefire media...
  • Done saving the planet, Leo? Di Caprio hops from his helicopter into a gas-guzzling private jet

    07/23/2016 5:59:34 AM PDT · by grundle · 30 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | July 22, 2016 | Alexandra Genova
    Full title: Done saving the planet, Leo? Di Caprio hops from his helicopter into a gas-guzzling private jet as he leaves Saint Tropez just hours after his celebrity eco fundraiser Eco warrior wannabe Leonardo DiCaprio is back doing what he does best: Fighting for the environment while simultaneously contributing to its demise. On Wednesday, DiCaprio hosted his annual eco fundraiser gala, which saw an impressive cast of A Listers descend on St Tropez to raise funds for various conservation projects. 'We are the last generation that has a chance to stop climate change before it is too late,' the Oscar...
  • Obama urges Americans to tamp down inflammatory rhetoric

    07/17/2016 3:37:44 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 125 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 17, 2016 6:21 PM EDT | Kevin Freking
    Confronting another killing of police officers, President Barack Obama on Sunday urged Americans to tamp down inflammatory words and actions as a violent summer collides with the nation’s heated presidential campaign. Obama said the motive behind Sunday’s killing of three officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, was still unknown. It was the latest in a string of deadly incidents involving law enforcement, including the police shooting of a black man in Baton Rouge and the killing of five officers in Dallas. “We as a nation have to be loud and clear that nothing justifies attacks on law enforcement,” Obama said in...
  • Meet Donald Zuckerberg – Facebook Founder Builds ‘Oppressive’ Wall Around Hawaii Property

    07/01/2016 5:56:52 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 35 replies
    Liberty Blitzkrieg ^ | 29 June 2016 | Michael Krieger
    Just in case you’re still wondering why the world’s so-called “elites” are losing credibility and respect faster than Mario Draghi can say “whatever it takes…” New York Magazine reports: In April, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg told a crowd of developers that he heard “fearful voices calling for building walls.” At the time it was widely assumed he was talking about Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. But perhaps he was just hearing the voices echoing across his enormous Hawaiian estate? Back in 2014, the Facebook CEO purchased 700 acres of land on the island of Kauai for a cool $100 million....
  • Francis Discovers Heresy (While Uttering It) [Catholic Caucus]

    06/10/2016 5:33:26 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 37 replies
    The Remnant Newspaper ^ | June 10, 2016 | Christopher A. Ferrara
    For more than three years now, Francis has been torturing Catholic ears and disturbing Catholic minds with an endless series of heterodox sermons and twisted “meditations” on Scripture, most of them delivered in the chapel of his digs in the five-star hotel at Casa Santa Marta. The daily spectacle has become almost comical: · Jesus only pretends to be angry with his disciples; · the child Jesus “probably had to beg forgiveness” from Mary and Joseph for his “little escapade” at the Temple; · Saint Paul declared “I boast only of my sins” (apparently confusing Saint Paul with Martin Luther);...
  • Hypocritical Elizabeth Warren Turned Profit Flipping Foreclosed Houses

    05/24/2016 6:31:17 PM PDT · by blueyon · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 2, 2012 | John Sexton
    When she’s not looking out for the little guy being taken advantageof by predatory lenders, Elizabeth Warren is making high-interest, short-term loans to family members and flipping homes for a profit. That’sthe revelation in a story published today by the Boston Herald,which identifies nine instances when Warren made a quick profit eitherbuying and reselling homes or loaning money to family members to fliphomes in the late 90s. For instance, in 1993 Warren purchased a foreclosed home in OklahomaCity for $61,000. She resold the home 18 months later for $95,000. In several more cases, Warren provided loans so that her brother...
  • Obama lifts U.S. arms ban on Vietnam

    05/23/2016 3:26:54 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 62 replies
    CNN ^ | 5/23/16 | Tiffany Ap, etc
    ....Obama has announced that the United States is fully lifting the ban on the sale of military equipment to Vietnam, which has been in place for decades. In a joint news conference with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang, Obama said that the removal of the ban on lethal weapons w
  • Leonardo DiCaprio criticised for taking private jet from Cannes to collect environmental award

    05/21/2016 8:35:10 AM PDT · by NRx · 36 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 05-21-2016 | Harriet Alexander
    Leonardo DiCaprio has been criticised for taking a private jet from Cannes to New York to pick up an environmental award – before jetting back to Cannes to continue partying. The actor, who in February used his Oscar acceptance speech to demand greater action to combat climate change, was honoured for his activism in New York on Wednesday. Along with the designer Ralph Lauren, DiCaprio was given a “Big Fish” award by Riverkeeper, which works to protect New York’s rivers.
  • Obama slams Trump Wall at Rutgers Commencement ... As White House Raises Its Fence

    05/15/2016 5:42:13 PM PDT · by cba123 · 30 replies
    Dailymail.co.uk via Gateway Pundit ^ | May 15th, 2016 | By Geoff Earle, Deputy Us Political Editor Daily Mail via Jim Hoft
    Article is an apparent follow-on to this piece from the globalist "Daily Mail" http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3591764/Obama-goes-Trump-Rutgers-commencement-address-slams-building-walls-isolationism-conspiracy-theories-defends-rigged-political-system.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490&utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=twitterfeed
  • Why has FR turned on Cruz?

    05/02/2016 2:30:43 PM PDT · by bassmaner · 418 replies
    vanity | today | me
    I'll keep this vanity short ... Mods: please feel free to pull it if it's inappropriate.Why have so many here on FR turned on Ted Cruz in such a vicious way? We cheered when we first heard about Ted taking on the establishment in TX to win the primary in the race to fill Kay Bailey Hutchison's vacated Senate seat, in a bad year for the GOPWe cheered again when Ted exhorted us to 'Stand With Rand' when he offered public support for Rand Paul's filibuster over the NDAAOnce more, we cheered when he stood on the Senate floor and...
  • Clinton knocks Trump's lavish lifestyle

    04/25/2016 12:38:15 PM PDT · by McGruff · 102 replies
    CNN ^ | April 25, 2016 | Dan Merica
    Hillary Clinton cast Donald Trump as out of touch with the United States while campaigning Monday in Delaware, arguing that the Republican front-runner flies into states, gives speeches and then returns to the lap of luxury without listening to voters' problems. "Donald Trump says wages are too high in America and doesn't support raising the minimum wage and I have said, 'Come out of those towers named for yourself and actually talk and listen to people,'" Clinton said. "At some point, if you want to be president of the United States, you have to get familiar with the United States,...
  • Roger Stone: Cruz Doesn't Have "Temperament To Be President"

    04/20/2016 10:49:21 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 47 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | April 20, 2016 | Breitbart News
    Veteran political operative Roger Stone questions whether Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) has the “temperament” to be president. On Breitbart News Daily on SiriusXM, Stone cited Cruz’s testy interview with radio host Sean Hannity.
  • Another liberal tax evader wants you to pay more taxes

    04/14/2016 9:57:49 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 11 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 04-14-16 | DrJohn
    Bono understands your plight. He knows you pay a lot in taxes. He wants you to pay more: Tuesday on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, U2 frontman and anti-poverty activist Bono called for the U.S. to send more assistance to Europe to shore up the European Union as it buckles under the Third World migrant crisis, even though Americans are struggling to bear their own tax burdens. “I know the American taxpayer is really hurting at the moment and the same in Europe,” Bono said. “But I think between Europe and America there is a consensus building that, you know, the corruption...
  • Billionaire-Bashing Bernie Sanders Is a Millionaire With Three Homes

    04/14/2016 8:05:18 AM PDT · by rktman · 37 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 4/13/2016 | Randy Hall
    Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders rails against the “billionaire class” and has called income inequality “the greatest moral issue of our time,” but the senator from Vermont is “not exactly a man of modest means,” according to an article written by Kerri Anne Renzulli for the TIME magazine website. However, “nothing about Bernie’s net worth devalues his progressive beliefs,” stated Peter Daou, a former adviser to Hillary Clinton who responded on the Blue Nation Review website to reports that Sanders and his wife, Jane, could retire with an “effective retirement nest egg” valued at “nearly $2 million.”
  • Ted Cruz delivers stunning blow to Donald Trump with Wisconsin win

    04/06/2016 6:09:03 AM PDT · by Liberty Tree Surgeon · 559 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 4/5/2016 | Seth McLaughlin
    Sen. Ted Cruz was projected to win the Wisconsin primary Tuesday, delivering a stunning blow to GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump and resetting the race as it heads east later this month.
  • Obama: Democracy at stake in November elections [unbelievable irony alert!]

    04/08/2016 3:28:00 AM PDT · by markomalley · 13 replies
    AP ^ | 4/8/16
    President Barack Obama says a functioning American democracy is what's at stake in November's elections. He says it's important to elect leaders who believe compromise isn't a dirty word, who listen to those who disagree with them and respect those who are unlike them.
  • Donald Trump Says Proposed Muslim Ban Would Not Apply to His Rich Friends

    03/31/2016 5:28:56 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 137 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | March 31, 2016 | Zak Cheney-Rice, Mic
    Breathe easy, America. Before you judge Donald Trump's proposed Muslim ban too harshly, consider this: It will not apply to Muslims who are, A. Donald Trump's friends, and B. rich. Feel better? The Republican presidential candidate, with a totally straight face, told MSNBC's Chris Matthews on Wednesday that he has "a lot of friends that are Muslim," many of whom are "rich" and would get special treatment to let them in the country....
  • Daily Mail Asks Ted Cruz: Can You Just Say ‘I’ve Always Been Faithful to My Wife’?

    03/30/2016 6:09:20 AM PDT · by protest1 · 103 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 29 Mar 2016 | David Martosko
    Sen. Ted Cruz(R-TX)97% declined to answer a question on Monday about whether he has ever been unfaithful to his wife Heidi. ‘Senator Cruz,’ DailyMail.com asked him, ‘can you please swat down more definitively this National Enquirer piece by telling us on the record that you’ve never been unfaithful to your wife?’ But instead of making a blanket declaration that he has been faithful during the entirety of his 14-year marriage – a move that would effectively end the vicious news cycle – Cruz stood silently as campaign surrogate Carly Fiorina leapt in to intercept the question and change the subject.
  • How Much Should We Care About Ted Cruz’s Alleged Affairs?

    03/25/2016 8:13:32 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 124 replies
    Pollutico ^ | March 23, 2015 | JACK SHAFER
    You may not be interested in the alleged affairs of the presidential candidates, but the affairs of the candidates are very interested in you. Our media flask is now overflowing with smutty stories primed by the forthcoming issue of the National Enquirer, which alleges on its cover that Ted Cruz has had “5 Secret Mistresses.” Only by depositing yourself in a news quarantine this weekend will you escape the story’s heavy breathing. Cruz denounces the piece, which I’ve not yet obtained, as “utter lies,” and claims it was planted by Donald Trump. (Trump denies it.) But either way, it restarts...
  • Trump: Lyin' Ted having a mental health crisis

    03/25/2016 2:14:19 PM PDT · by springwater13 · 410 replies
    Donald J. Trump Verified account ‏@realDonaldTrump "@11phenomenon: #LyingTed blames @realDonaldTrump for so many things I am starting to think he is having a mental health crisis."
  • Obama deeply dismayed by vulgarity, violence of campaign

    03/15/2016 10:54:29 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 96 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar. 15, 2016 1:27 PM EDT | Kevin Freking
    President Barack Obama said Tuesday he was deeply disturbed by the “vulgar and divisive rhetoric” directed at women and minorities as well as the violence in the 2016 presidential campaign, a swipe at Republican front-runner Donald Trump. Without mentioning the GOP candidate by name, Obama used a unity luncheon at the Capitol to express his concern with the political discourse and the protests that have escalated to attacks at the Trump rallies. The candidate has spoken of barring Muslims and deporting immigrants living here illegally. …
  • Outsourcing creates jobs in the long run

    03/05/2016 8:09:09 AM PST · by syriacus · 63 replies
    We hear terrible things about outsourcing jobs--how sending work outside of our companies is contributing to the demise of American businesses. But in this instance I have to take the unpopular stance that it is not always a terrible thing. I understand that outsourcing means that employees lose jobs. Because work is often outsourced to other countries, it means Americans lose jobs. In other cases, nonunion employees get the work. Losing jobs is never a good thing, but we have to look at the bigger picture. Last year, Nobel Prize-winning economist Dr. Lawrence R. Klein, the founder of Wharton Econometric...
  • Gov Nikki Haley just became a liability for Rubio after this was published to social media!

    03/01/2016 11:33:21 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 24 replies
    News Ninja ^ | Wayne Dupree
    On Monday, Gov. Nikki Haley Took to the stage alongside Sen. Marco Rubio asked for the GOP front-runner Donald Trump to release his tax returns so the other candidates and the media could look them over. Trump responded he is currently in an audit and will release them after that its completed. But through the wondrous works of the Internet, Trump’s social media manager Dan Scavino published a tweet that included Haley’s 2012 video where she took the position of questions asked to release tax returns are only a ploy and distraction, and even she had gone through it during...
  • 2nd former Mexican president unloads on Donald Trump (Calderon, who built the Guatemala wall)

    02/27/2016 7:31:10 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 41 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 27, 2016 10:02 PM EST
    Former Mexican President Felipe Calderon on Saturday joined his predecessor in office in unloading on Donald Trump, calling the Republican front-runner's campaign racist and saying his discourse on immigration is fueling anti-American sentiment around the world. Calderon, a conservative who was president of Mexico from 2006 to 2012, even said he thought Trump was trying to exploit the same social feelings and resentments as did Adolf Hitler. "I think his logic of exalting white supremacy isn't even acting against immigration - Donald Trump is the descendant of migrants - it is acting and speaking against immigrants who have a different...
  • Trump Tower Got Its Start With Undocumented Foreign Workers

    02/26/2016 8:04:38 PM PST · by Hoodat · 89 replies
    NBC News ^ | Feb 26 2016, 3:16 pm ET | Lisa Riordan Seville, Cynthia McFadden and Michelle Melnick
    When Marco Rubio attacked Donald Trump on the debate stage this week for using undocumented Polish workers to build Trump Tower, the developer shrugged it off. "He brings up something from 30 years ago," Trump shot back. "It worked out very well. Everybody was happy." But a look into the history of the Trump Tower, the crown jewel of the real-estate mogul's empire, reveals the beginnings of the 68-story building were, in fact, rooted in the back-breaking labor of 150-odd Polish immigrants — most working illegally, some without full pay. "It's constructed on the blood, sweat and tears of the...
  • Harry Reid's Hypocrisy in the GOP's Refusal to Fill the Supreme Court's Vacancy Until Next Year

    02/25/2016 11:54:32 AM PST · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 25, 2016 | Donald Lambro
    WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats are attacking the Republican leadership for having the gall to suggest that any action to fill the Supreme Court's vacancy be put off until next year. Republicans argue that the nation is embroiled in a politically divisive presidential election. It would be an unfair end run around the will of the people to allow a lame duck president to fill the vacancy with a lifetime position that would likely turn the high court in a sharply leftist direction, perhaps for many years to come. With our nation preparing to vote in a little more than eight...
  • Breaking News: Cruz asks for national spokesman Rick Tyler's resignation

    02/22/2016 12:39:09 PM PST · by GIdget2004 · 298 replies
    Politico ^ | 02/22/2016 | Eliza Collins
    Ted Cruz asked for the resignation of national spokesman Rick Tyler on Monday. Cruz cited a social media posting from Tyler on Sunday about a comment Marco Rubio supposedly made about the Bible.
  • 'He's got an awfully big wall at the Vatican, I will tell you!' Trump can't resist poking fun ...

    02/18/2016 8:53:38 PM PST · by Rockitz · 74 replies
    DailyMail.com ^ | 18 February 2016 | David Martosko
    'And he's got an awfully big wall at the Vatican, I will tell you.' Trump reiterated his months-long contention that 'we're going to build a wall, and Mexico's going to pay for the wall. And that's the way it is.' When Cooper reminded Trump that 'people do come and go through the Vatican, and it's open to tourists,' Trump pounced. 'They're going to come and go through the wall' he will erect on America's southern border, he said, 'but they're going to come and go legally. And that's what I want, and that's what a lot of people want, obviously.'...
  • Pope refuses to «meddle» with Italy's gay unions bill debate

    02/18/2016 7:16:24 PM PST · by ebb tide · 47 replies
    Europe Online ^ | 2/18/2016 | dpa
    Pope Francis refused Thursday to condemn Italy's attempts to introduce gay unions legislation, which have polarized public opinion and are being resisted by the national Catholic Church. Catholic-majority Italy is the last Western European nation with no laws on same-sex partnerships. It has been urged to change the status quo by both its constitutional court and the European Court of Human Rights. "The Pope does not meddle with Italian politics," Francis said in an in-flight press conference returning from Mexico. "Because the Pope belongs to everybody, he cannot enter the concrete, domestic politics of a country. This is not the...
  • White House says Obama ‘regrets’ filibuster against Alito nomination in 2006

    02/17/2016 11:08:57 AM PST · by jazusamo · 71 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | February 17, 2017 | Dave Boyer
    The White House said Wednesday that President Obama "regrets" his filibuster against Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito in 2006, but insisted the situation was different than Republicans' current vow to block any nominee to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia. "These are two different things," said White House press secretary Josh Earnest. "The president's objections to then-President Bush's nominee were based in substance." In 2006, then-Sen. Obama and 23 other Democrats -- including Hillary Clinton -- tried to filibuster Justice Alito's nomination. He was confirmed for the high court anyway.
  • Obama: Who Cares if I Filibustered Alito, Republicans Have to Vote on My SCOTUS Nominee

    02/16/2016 4:14:18 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 88 replies
    Life News ^ | 02/16/2016 | Steven Ertelt
    President Barack Obama respond this afternoon to promises by Senate Republicans to not allow a vote o his nominee to replace recently-deceased pro-life Justice Antonin Scalia. Obama doesn't care about the fact that he filibustered Justice Samuel Alito's nomination in an attempt to prevent the Senate from voting to confirm him, he demanded that Republicans allow a vote on his nominee. After Scalia's death, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the Senate will not take up a vote on a replacement for deceased pro-life Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia until after the presidential election. Such a promise prevents pro-abortion President...
  • Ted Nugent Isn’t Just an Anti-Semitic Halfwit. He’s Also Bad for Guns.

    02/12/2016 5:31:41 AM PST · by SJackson · 138 replies
    Tablet ^ | 2-12-16 | Liel Leibovitz
    The rocker’s latest vile campaign targets Jews, but it hurts Second Amendment supporters most Mark Twain, who knew a thing or two about idiots, famously warned his readers not to argue with fools; do that, he quipped, and onlookers may not be able to tell the difference. So it's with much trepidation that I'm addressing Ted Nugent's latest outrage: having previously written a song that advocated handcuffing and raping underage girls, and having allegedly put his passion for prepubescence into practice by engaging in sexual conduct with a twelve-year-old--illegal, immoral, inconceivable to any conscientious human being--the degenerate rocker posted anti-Semitic...
  • First on CNN: New Cruz ad hits Trump's character, accuses him of 'sleaze'

    02/11/2016 2:59:45 PM PST · by TBBT · 373 replies
    CNN ^ | 2/11/16 | MJ Lee
    (CNN)Ted Cruz will launch his most forceful attack yet against Donald Trump in a TV ad that accuses Trump of buying political influence "in a pattern of sleaze stretching back decades." The 60-second spot, shared first with CNN, is part of a six-figure ad buy that will hit voters' TV screens across South Carolina starting as early as Thursday. It centers around Vera Coking, an elderly widow who faced the threat of losing her home in Atlantic City when the city tried to seize it through eminent domain — in order to allow Trump to build a casino parking lot....
  • High-Tech Ted

    02/10/2016 5:57:23 AM PST · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 10, 2016 | John Stossel
    Politicians tailor their messages to different audiences. Facing New Hampshire's primary, Ted Cruz talked more about "free-market principles" and a "commitment to the Constitution" and said "no one personality can right the wrongs done by Washington." Politico ran the headline "Ted Cruz, born-again libertarian." I'm skeptical. Campaigning in Iowa, Cruz had emphasized religion and social conservatism. But politicians no longer just target voters state-by-state -- they target by person. Last election, President Obama beat Mitt Romney partly by doing just that. Obama had 50 people working in data analytics. Romney had four. "The campaign manager for the Obama campaign said...
  • Special Report: Why Obama and other gun control advocates own stock in firearms makers

    02/05/2016 4:42:17 PM PST · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Reuters ^ | February 5, 2016 | Tim McLaughlin and Peter Eisler
    Barack Obama might seem an unlikely investor in the firearms industry. But the U.S. president, a fierce advocate for gun regulation, has money in a pension fund that holds stock in gun and ammunition companies. Although Obama's stake is minuscule, worth no more than $30, it reflects a much larger surge of investment. The president is among millions of Americans buying into gun companies - often unwittingly - as mutual funds have increased such holdings to record levels, according to a Reuters analysis of institutional investment in firearms companies. Since Obama was elected in 2009, mutual funds have raised their...
  • Audio Surfaces – Cruz Campaign Telling Iowa Precinct Captains Carson Had Dropped Out

    02/04/2016 2:23:58 PM PST · by Citizen Zed · 134 replies
    7:07pm (CST) ... Transcript [inaudible]
from the Ted Cruz campaign, calling to get to a precinct captain, and it has just been announced that Ben Carson is taking a leave of absence from the campaign trail, so it is very important that you tell any Ben Carson voters that for tonight, uh, that they not waste a vote on Ben Carson, and vote for Ted Cruz. He is taking a leave of absence from his campaign. All right? Thank you. Bye. 7:29 pm (CST) ... [Transcript] Hello, this is the Cruz campaign with breaking news: Dr. Ben Carson will be [garbled]...
  • Canada's Trudeau to DiCaprio: Your climate remarks don't help

    01/22/2016 3:09:22 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 34 replies
    Canada's Trudeau to DiCaprio: Your climate remarks don't help By Reuters Published: 17:04 EST, 22 January 2016 | Updated: 17:04 EST, 22 January 2016 DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urged Leonardo DiCaprio to tone down his "inflammatory rhetoric" on climate change saying it was not helping those who have lost their oil-industry jobs. The movie star had told the World Economic Forum in the Swiss mountain town of Davos on Wednesday that corporate greed was causing climate change and "enough is enough." At a dinner later in the day, Trudeau, elected in October as...
  • Ted Cruz Shares Intimate Details of His Faith Journey

    01/28/2016 7:24:50 AM PST · by justlittleoleme · 100 replies
    Charismanews ^ | 1/28/16
    After my dad became a Christian, we all moved together to Houston. And seeing the amazing transformation in her husband, my mom became a Christian within a year as well. Thus, by age 4, I was blessed to be being raised in a Christian home with two strong (but new) believers as parents.I was raised in the church. Each night, my dad would read with me from our children's Bible. We'd memorize Bible verses, and compete to see who could do the best. We'd act out scenes from the Old Testament. We attended Clay Road Baptist Church, pastored by the...
  • Trump calls out Beck for not being a Republican

    01/23/2016 7:53:46 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 86 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 1/23/2016 | CURT MILLS
    Donald Trump argued that radio host Glenn Beck -- who has endorsed Ted Cruz -- can't vote for Cruz in his state's primary Saturday because he is no longer a registered Republican. For Trump, this provides proof that Beck is "dumb as rock." "Word is that crying @GlennBeck left the GOP and doesn't have the right to vote in the Republican primary. Dumb as a rock," Trump tweeted Saturday. If true, this would serve as rich irony for many observers. Trump has been hit for his fleeting party affiliation history, but is, by all accounts, currently a registered Republican in...
  • Know Who Else Has Received Loans from Citibank and Goldman Sachs? Donald Trump.

    01/21/2016 5:27:24 PM PST · by DrewsDad · 206 replies
    RedState ^ | January 21st, 2016 | Leon H. Wolf
    Citibank, in particular, played a major role in one of the Trump’s organization’s more notorious bankruptcies, when the Trump Plaza Hotel in Atlantic City was underwater and Trump owed over $550 million on it to various creditors, with Citibank at the head. In order to restructure his debt, Trump gave Citibank and other creditors a 49% ownership interest in the hotel.As for Goldman Sachs, Trump is himself a shareholder in Goldman Sachs, which means he has a direct financial interest in its success. One would think that would make Trump even less enthusiastic about protecting me from Goldman Sachs (whatever...
  • Trump: Cruz a ‘hypocrite’ on bank loans

    01/18/2016 5:08:07 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 70 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/16/15 | Bradford Richardson
    Republican primary front-runner Donald Trump says rival Ted Cruz's image as a champion of the everyday American doesn't square with the two $500,000 loans he failed to disclose from big banks to fund his 2012 Senate campaign. "He's being a great hypocrite, wouldn't you think?" Trump said Saturday at a Portsmouth, N.H., rally. "You know, he talks about he's going to be Robin Hood, he's protecting, then it finds out on his personal disclosure form he didn't disclose that he's borrowing a lot of money from Goldman Sachs," he continued. Trump said Cruz's claims that the lack of disclosure was...
  • Donald J. Trump ‏@realDonaldTrump: Ted is the ultimate hypocrite.

    01/16/2016 8:26:10 AM PST · by springwater13 · 107 replies
    Ted is the ultimate hypocrite. Says one thing for money, does another for votes. http://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/04/24/us/politics/at-new-york-reception-ted-cruz-is-said-to-strike-different-tone-toward-gays.html?referer= Senator Ted Cruz has positioned himself as a strong opponent of same-sex marriage, urging pastors nationwide to preach in support of marriage as an institution between a man and a woman, which he said was “ordained by God." But on Monday night, at a reception for him at the Manhattan apartment of two prominent gay hoteliers, the Texas senator and Republican presidential hopeful struck quite a different tone. During the gathering, according to two people present, Mr. Cruz said he would not love his daughters...
  • New Bush Super PAC Ad Released, Attacks Rubio Over 'Amnesty'

    01/12/2016 6:43:21 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 19 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 1/12/16 | Loren Gutentag
    The super PAC supporting Jeb Bush released a new TV ad entitled "Vane" on Monday - a 30-second spot that attacks Sen. Marco Rubio for changing his position on immigration reform and supporting "amnesty." Politico reports that the ad was first reported by the Washington Examiner on Monday and noted that the spot opened with an animation of Rubio shown as weathervane atop a barn who shifts with the "political winds." "Marco Rubio: He ran for Senate saying he opposed amnesty," the ad says. "Then he flipped and worked with liberal Chuck Schumer to co-author the path to citizenship. He...
  • Sanders and Wife Steered Campaign, Nonprofit Money to Family and Friends

    01/07/2016 11:23:03 AM PST · by Fasceto · 15 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | January 7 2016 | Lachlan Markay
    Bernie Sanders and his wife have on numerous occasions steered money from organizations under their control to friends and family members, public records show. The payments benefitted the wife of the Democratic presidential candidate, his stepdaughter, and the son of a former colleague in city government whom Sanders has described as a close friend. Sanders, a self-described socialist, is now running for the presidency on an anti-corruption platform, decrying public officials’ attempts to use their positions for personal financial gain. Following 16 years as a member of the House, Sanders was elected to the Senate in 2006. His political campaigns...
  • Turning Bill Clinton into Bill Cosby: ...a massive difference between sex abuse allegations

    01/05/2016 4:05:09 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 77 replies
    Salon ^ | Amanda Marcotte
    Turning Bill Clinton into Bill Cosby: Sorry, conservatives, there's a massive difference between their sex abuse allegations Heaven save us all from conservatives who think they have a "gotcha." And boy they sure think they have one with Bill Clinton and the supposed "hypocrisy" of feminists who don't agree that his wife's career should be derailed because of allegations of sexual harassment and assault made against him in the 1990s. At stake is this alleged unfairness that while some men accused of sexual abuse get in actual trouble for it, Clinton walks around free and even gets to campaign for...