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  • African Americans Deserve ‘New Deal’ From Republican Party - Trump

    10/26/2016 4:33:49 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    Sputnik News ^ | October 27, 2016
    The 40-million strong African American community deserved "new deal" to transform their communities, safety and economic prospects as well as the future of their children, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told a campaign rally in Charlotte, North Carolina. The city of Charlotte was the site of a mass-murder that shocked the United States last year when nine African Americans holding a Bible study in their church were shot dead. A young white racist Dylann Storm Roof is facing trial charged with the crime. "[It is time for] a new deal for black America," Trump said in on Wednesday. "I am...
  • Black Lives Matter leader DeRay McKesson endorses Clinton

    10/26/2016 1:40:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    Top Black Lives Matter activist DeRay McKesson on Wednesday endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. "Clinton’s platform on racial justice is strong: It is informed by the policy failings of the past and is a vision for where we need to go," McKesson wrote in a Washington Post op-ed. Clinton hosted a meeting with McKesson and other Black Lives Matter activists in the fall to discuss the Campaign Zero plan to end police violence....
  • Accountability for ObamaCare (Evan Bayh & Soupy Sales in Trouble)

    10/26/2016 7:02:02 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 13 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | October 25, 2016
    ObamaCare has suddenly been injected back into the 2016 election debate, on the news of the law’s 25%-plus average premium increase for 2017. Even Donald Trump is talking about it. With only two weeks to go, this is a moment for voters to hold accountable the Democrats who imposed this debacle on the country over voter objections. Next year’s enormous price increases are merely the latest expression of ObamaCare’s underlying problems, and the dysfunction is undermining the health security of Americans who lack employer coverage. A wave of major insurers have quit the exchanges, and those that are left have...
  • #TrumpTheEstablishment (Donald Trump's Defining Speech of Campaign: "The Defining Speech: “The Cross

    10/26/2016 6:31:10 AM PDT · by GOPe Means Bend Over Spell Run · 4 replies
    Based Trump account You Tube ^ | Published on October 20, 2016
    Trump's defining speech of the election should be seen by every citizen before they cast a vote. It is now available and put to video. Make this go viral and enjoy.
  • The evidence backs Trump: We have a duty to doubt election results

    10/25/2016 9:08:12 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 24, 2016 | Michael Dorgan
    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump received widespread condemnation for his refusal to prematurely accept the outcome of the 2016 presidential election. Trump told moderator Chris Wallace at last Wednesday night’s final debate that he “Will look at it at the time. … I’ll keep you in suspense.” Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton warned Trump was “talking down our democracy” while The New York Times called it a blatant “contempt for democracy” and many others were infuriated that a presidential candidate would have the gall to publicly pronounce a distrust of government. In fact, these divine notions of American governance couldn’t be...
  • Tim Kaine shrugs off WikiLeaks email threat

    10/24/2016 7:54:36 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    The Christian Science Monitor ^ | October 24, 2016 | Gretel Kauffman
    WikiLeaks has twice warned Tim Kaine that he might be in for a "surprise" – but the vice presidential candidate says he's not worried. Despite multiple warnings from the organization that has been steadily publishing stolen emails from Hillary Clinton's campaign manager John Podesta, Mrs. Clinton's running mate says he isn't threatened by the possibility of his correspondences going public, since he is a "regular human being" with nothing to be "overly embarrassed about." Nasty emails are "not my norm," the Democratic vice presidential nominee told the Associated Press on Saturday, adding, "I do have a temper so, I mean,...
  • Bernie Supporters Should Vote Trump Because Hillary Will Reinforce Dynastic Globalism

    10/24/2016 5:49:28 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    The Federalist ^ | October 24, 2016 | Christopher Willard
    A vote for Hillary Clinton is simply a vote for an establishment insider, for politics as usual, and worse for a continuation of dynastic rule. When Hillary Clinton received the Democratic nomination, articles flooded the net from women who said they had tears in their eyes. I too had tears in my eyes. Not because I was a solid Bernie Sanders supporter who had hoped he would go independent. Not because Sanders seemed to put the Democratic Party ahead of ideas in a flat-out sell-out. And not because a woman was nominated as a major party’s nominee. (Margaret Thatcher, Angela...
  • 'We've got stuff up our sleeve': Trump's daughter-in-law hints nominee has an 'October surprise'

    10/24/2016 3:19:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 66 replies
    The London Daily Mail ^ | October 24, 2016 | Nikki Schwab, U.S. Political Reporter
    Eric Trump's wife Lara Trump, along with his foundation's vice president Lynne Patton, appeared this morning on 'Fox & Friends' Lara Trump talked about how tough October is in presidential politics, but said the Trump family had gotten closer because of the experience Donald Trump's daughter-in-law also hinted team Trump may have something damaging to throw at Hillary Clinton in the campaign's last days 'Well, there's still a couple days left in October,' she said, floating the idea that the Trump campaign has an 'October surprise' to use on Clinton Like Eric Trump, she suggested the polls may not be...
  • Emails Shows Clinton Campaign Discussing ‘Trump Swift Boat Project’

    10/24/2016 10:15:34 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | October 24, 2016 | Chuck Ross
    An email released on Monday by Wikileaks shows members of the Hillary Clinton campaign discussing a “Trump swift boat project” with a political strategist with longstanding ties to the Clintons. “I know you can’t look past Bernie and March primaries — but who is in charge of the Trump swift boat project?” Joel Johnson, the managing director of Glover Park Group, strategic communications firm, wrote in a Feb. 26 email to Clinton’s communications director Jennifer Palmieri. “Needs to be ready, funded and unleashed when we decide — but not a half assed scramble,” he added. Palmieri responded, sarcastically: “Gee. Thanks,...
  • Swift Boating Trump - Podesta email

    10/24/2016 7:36:25 AM PDT · by ncfool · 16 replies ^ | 2016-02-26 23:38 | Wikileaks web site - Podesta dump #17
    Re: To: Date: 2016-02-26 23:38 Subject: Re: Sorry. I've been behind too many curtains in my day... Sent from my iPhone On Feb 26, 2016, at 8:36 PM, Jennifer Palmieri wrote: > > Gee. Thanks, Joel. We thought we could half-ass it. Let's discuss. > > Sent from my iPhone >> On Feb 26, 2016, at 8:35 PM, Joel Johnson wrote: >> I know you can't look past Bernie and March primaries -- but who is in charge of the Trump swift boat project? Needs to be ready, funded and unleashed when we decide -- but not a...
  • RE: DRAFT launch statement for progressive media (WikiLeaks: The real Paul Begala)

    10/24/2016 7:12:35 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 15 replies
    WikiLeaks ^ | October 24, 2016 | WikiLeaks
    From: Begala, Paul Sent: Tuesday, February 19, 2008 3:09 PM To:;; Cc:;; Subject: Re: DRAFT launch statement for progressive media Statement looks good - so long as the lawyers approve. I would reach out to Obama supporters. Let me nominate Jamal Simmons. He's young (to me) Af-Am and way smart. He worked in the Clinton White House and now does commentary with me on CNN. Other prominent African-Americans should be courted, like Donna Brazile. How 'bout Dee Dee Myers? Not African-American, but rumored to be a woman. Knows the media as well as anyone....
  • Clinton ally gave $500K to wife of FBI agent on email probe

    10/24/2016 7:02:44 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 22 replies
    NY POST ^ | October 24, 2016 | Daniel Halper
    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, a longtime Clinton confidant, helped steer $675,000 to the election campaign of the wife of an FBI official who went on to lead the probe into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email system, according to a report. The political action committee of McAuliffe, the Clinton loyalist, gave $467,500 to the state Senate campaign of the wife of Andrew McCabe, who is now deputy director of the FBI, according to the Wall Street Journal. The report states Jill McCabe received an additional $207,788 from the Virginia Democratic Party, which is heavily influenced by McAuliffe. The money...
  • A message to American voters from Belgium

    10/23/2016 9:33:10 AM PDT · by bigbob · 7 replies
    Twitter ^ | 10-24-16 | LucidHurricane via twitter
    A European citizen shows that Trump is about more than just the USA.
  • Clinton’s WikiLeaks strategy: Doubt, delay, distract

    10/22/2016 8:11:32 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    McCatchy DC ^ | October 22, 2016 | Anita Kumar
    The emails are full of potential damage for Hillary Clinton. She weighed the political implications of policies. She is close to Wall Street. Her aides gathered information to discredit a woman who’d accused her husband of rape. So how has she so far remained largely unscathed by the unprecedented release of hacked emails? It’s one part a deliberate strategy of casting doubt on the authenticity and distracting from the content of the emails, one part fatigue by Americans who already have seen tens of thousands of Clinton’s emails and one part a whole lot of luck....
  • Memo to the media: There's nothing revolutionary in Trump’s election results answer

    10/22/2016 6:42:52 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 21, 2016 | Jeffrey H. Anderson, LifeZette
    The third and final presidential debate highlighted Hillary Clinton’s support for partial-birth abortion, “open borders” (her words), and “free” college for all students whose families make up to $125,000. Yet Donald Trump is the extremist, in the eyes of the elite media, because he wouldn’t pledge to support the outcome of the election in advance. Such pledges, of course, are useless. In response to another Fox News debate question, Jeb Bush pledged in advance to support the Republican nominee, no matter who he or she was. Yet Bush is now opposing Trump. Moreover, it is hardly unprecedented for a candidate...
  • Real Clear Politics&Average Of All Polls.But How Many Pollsters Are Done By Democrats?

    10/21/2016 8:10:17 PM PDT · by Pence_Dispenser · 30 replies
    They say that most polls are done by left leaning groups/organizations.So does this mean that polls by CNN,ABC,NBC & New York Times are included? What about Monmouth? Who is running Monmouth?. It's just peculiar that the polls done by Democrats have Hillary up about 11 points when the more credible pollsters are showing a tie or a two point race. Guess we can agree that something just doesn't add up,and Trump should be ahead by at least six or seven points.
  • Trump: 'We'll no longer be the dumb people; we'll be the genius people'

    10/21/2016 3:15:55 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ^ | October 21, 2016 | Tom Fontaine
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump told a frenzied crowd of more than 5,000 in Johnstown that polls are swinging in his direction and he's poised to solve a range of problems that he said are ailing Western Pennsylvania and the nation. “We're going to beat the system and we're going to un-rig the system,” Trump said Friday inside Johnstown's Cambria County War Memorial Arena, where most people remained standing, chanting and roaring with applause throughout the 45-minute speech. As for Johnstown, a town with a proud manufacturing history where Trump said one in three people live in poverty, Trump promised:...
  • The Two Dimensions of Trump’s Campaign

    10/21/2016 5:04:16 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 21, 2016 | Bruce Heiden
    A few nights ago on Megyn Kelly’s program Chris Stirewalt made a clever comment that epitomized the blindness of political pros in government and the media to the stakes and significance of the 2016 presidential campaign. Noting Trump’s current unfavorable standing in the pre-election polls, Stirewalt concluded that this election is starting to look more and more like 1996 (or words to that effect). What Stirewalt presumably meant was that he expects Hillary Clinton to prevail on Election Day 2016 by a margin similar to Bill Clinton’s margin of victory in 1996. She might, although I doubt it. But even...
  • Hillary Clinton’s email problems just came roaring back

    10/17/2016 8:57:32 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 49 replies
    The Washington Post's The Fix ^ | October 17, 2016 | Chris Cillizza
    For the past few months, Hillary Clinton's decision to exclusively use a private email server while at the State Department has receded as a campaign issue as Donald Trump's comments about women have come to dominate the daily chatter about the 2016 race. On Monday, however, the various issues associated with Clinton's email setup came roaring back. According to emails released by the FBI, Undersecretary of State Patrick Kennedy asked the FBI to ease up on classification decisions in exchange for allowing more FBI agents in countries where they were not permitted to go. The words "quid pro quo" were...
  • US election: Media is burying new details on Hillary Clinton’s record

    10/17/2016 8:25:00 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    The Australian Business Review ^ | October 18, 2016 | Kimberley A. Strassel, The Wall Street Journal
    If average voters turned on the TV for five minutes this week, chances are they know that Donald Trump made lewd remarks a decade ago and now stands accused of groping women. But even if average voters had the TV on 24/7, they still probably haven’t heard the news about Hillary Clinton: That the nation now has proof of pretty much everything she has been accused of. It comes from hacked emails dumped by WikiLeaks, documents released under the Freedom of Information Act, and accounts from FBI insiders. The media has almost uniformly ignored the flurry of bombshells, preferring to...
  • LEAKED: Clinton Campaign Praised George W Bush On Immigration

    10/16/2016 9:07:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | October 11, 2016 | Amber Randall
    A member of the Hillary Clinton campaign praised former President George W. Bush on immigration, according to leaked emails from campaign chairman John Podesta’s account. As the campaign tried to figure out whether to let former President Bill Clinton speak on immigration, his chief of staff Tina Flournoy took a minute to praise Bush. “43 is soooooo good on it,” Flournoy wrote in a March 2015, email. “Really good. At least he has been when I’ve seen him talk about it with 42.” The rest of the email chain is devoted to whether to risk Clinton talking about immigration and...
  • 22 toxic days for Hillary Clinton

    10/16/2016 6:42:21 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 49 replies
    The Politico ^ | October 16, 2016 | Annie Karni and Glenn Thrush
    The polls point to the promised land. But she'll have to get past Trump and WikiLeaks first. The final three weeks should have been an anxious but happy time for a Hillary Clinton team on the cusp of making history. Her odds of victory, according to most prediction experts, sit north of 80 percent, and she has solidified modest but durable leads over Donald Trump in most battleground states. But Clinton's final sprint has become a joyless, nail-gnawing slog through Trump Tower’s moat of mudslinging — and the day-to-day worries of WikiLeaks’ dump of internal emails from campaign chairman John...
  • Win or Lose—Hillary Clinton’s Troubles in Ohio Should Worry Democrats

    10/15/2016 10:26:37 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    The Nation ^ | October 12, 2016 | D.D. Guttenplan
    Trump is imploding nationally—but Clinton has failed to connect here with disaffected whites, African Americans, and young voters. Al Edmondson is worried about the election. His “Earn My Vote” Facebook page and YouTube channel feature interviews with local politicians filmed at A Cut Above the Rest, the five-chair barbershop he owns in Columbus, Ohio, its walls decorated with scenes from African-American history. “I take out my tablet and ask them, ‘What are you going to do to help our neighborhoods?’” Edmondson says. “We hold them accountable.” A veteran of the first Gulf War who still wears the high-and-tight fade, Edmondson’s...
  • Trump pledges strong U.S. ties with India if elected president

    10/15/2016 6:17:10 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies
    Reuters ^ | October 15, 2016 | Steve Holland
    EDISON, N.J. - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump pledged that the United States and India would be "best friends" if he is elected and that he would boost intelligence sharing with India in the battle against Islamic militants. Trump spoke at an event sponsored by the Republican Hindu Coalition to raise money for victims of terrorism. It featured Bollywood-style performers who danced in colorful, traditional costumes. "If I'm elected president, the Indian and Hindu community will have a true friend in the White House, that I can guarantee you," said Trump, who noted that as a real estate developer...
  • Dems shunning Hillary, turn to Trump for jobs

    10/15/2016 1:59:26 PM PDT · by PROCON · 20 replies ^ | Oct. 15, 2016 | Michael F. Haverluck
    More and more Democrats – also known as “Trumpocrats” – are pledging their allegiance to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in hopes that he will bring their communities jobs – jobs they are certain that his rival, Hillary Clinton, will do nothing to retain or create. The Trumpocrats Political Action Committee (PAC) Executive Director Christian Rickers gave Clinton a vote of no confidence after his favorite in the Democratic Party primary, Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.), lost. He vowed that he would sever from the party and vote for the GOP candidate after Sanders was beaten by Clinton in what many...
  • The 1.3 Party System

    10/15/2016 1:28:48 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    The Z Man ^ | October 14, 2016
    One of the many things that has been exposed by the Trump campaign is that America does not have a two-party political system. It has a 1.3 party system. A good example of this is how Paul Ryan probably had one of his cronies leak that lewd tape to embarrass the party nominee. Whether or not he orchestrated it is immaterial, as he clearly had foreknowledge and was prepared to pile on as soon as it was released. In fact, it looked like he was coordinating a revolt against the nominee until it became clear it was going to backfire....
  • Trump’s art of war: His campaign’s plan for dropping political ‘thermo nukes’ and suppressing votes

    10/15/2016 1:16:00 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | October 14, 2016 | Hunter Walker, National Correspondent
    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump plans to fight fire with fire, as he sees it, in the last 25 days of his race against Democrat Hillary Clinton. Facing a barrage of separate sexual assault allegations, Trump has responded by waging an intense war against the media, the “power structure” and the Clintons. In a pair of interviews with Yahoo News, a high-level Trump campaign source detailed the aggressive strategy, including the “suppression of votes” by Democratic-leaning groups, for the home stretch of the presidential race. “We’re bringing out tactical nukes now, with thermo nukes later,” the source said. Trump’s epic...

    10/15/2016 4:56:19 AM PDT · by tedbel · 18 replies
    ISRAPUNDIT ^ | Oct 15/16 | Ted Belman
    Last week, a number of women came forward alleging that Donald Trump made unwanted sexual assaults on them including “groping”. To their credit, a number of Christian leaders, stood by him by giving him the benefit of the doubt. I would go further. For the sake of argument, I would assume the allegations were true, but would still vote for him. Donald trump is against political correctness, globalization, open-borders, unrestricted immigration, trashing the Constitution, crony capitalism and corruption. Hillary Clinton, the opposite. She wallows in the latter two. Donald Trump wants to achieve “peace through strength” as President Reagan did....
  • Romney: “It Will Be Very Difficult” For Party “To Be Put Back Together Again”

    10/14/2016 9:36:22 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 80 replies
    Buzz Feed News ^ | October 14, 2016 | Nathaniel Meyersohn, Intern
    After criticizing Trump’s comments on the lewd video released last week, the 2012 nominee did not say who he would vote for, but said he thinks Trump has “maybe a 25% chance” of winning. In a new interview, Mitt Romney says that he criticized Donald Trump’s 2005 comments about women last week because they were “so over the line” that they demanded an answer. “I felt that I had to say something again to simply point out to the women of America, and to the men of America,” Romney said in a podcast interview with Ashcroft in America posted on...
  • Millennials explain why they support Donald Trump at Columbus event

    10/13/2016 5:46:48 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    The Columbus Dispatch ^ | October 13, 2016 | Kaitlin Fochesato
    Because they are only 19, Grace Danby and Courtney Trudeau are preparing to vote in their first presidential election. The Ohio state students who play for the women's club hockey team are part of the millennial generation, loosely defined as 18-34-year-olds, that is predicted to be one of the largest voting blocs in the 2016 election. They also share another trait: they identify as libertarians. "Any of the third parties I would consider would take away votes from Donald Trump," Danby said while also expressing dislike for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. "I don't have a lot of time to think...
  • Forget Tawdry Trump or Lyin’ Hillary; Vote for the Party Platform

    10/13/2016 8:31:10 AM PDT · by DWW1990 · 16 replies
    Trevor Grant ^ | 10/13/2016 | Trevor Grant Thomas
    I was not the least bit surprised to hear a decade-old recording of a biblically-illiterate, adulterous, strip-club owning, presidential candidate do his best imitation of someone corrupted by liberalism. (One of the first things I said to my wife after hearing Trump’s vulgar comments: “He sounds like a liberal!”) However, unlike many conservatives—especially Christian conservatives—I never declared myself a “NeverTrumper.” And (like the highly regarded Dr. Michael Brown) I’m still not. However, I’ve also not committed to voting for Trump. Nevertheless, I’m as certain as any human being can be that the next President of the United States is going...
  • Moody's and Buffett and Hillary’s Tax Plan

    10/13/2016 8:10:21 AM PDT · by ChessExpert · 3 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 13, 2016 | Jack Hellner
    Economists from Moody’s Analytics write articles saying that Hillary’s economic policies are better for the economy than Trump’s policies. These articles come can come from Mark Zandi, Don White or in this case, Jeff Benjamin. Whenever any article comes from Moody's analytics a footnote should show that a major shareholder of Moody's is Warren Buffett who campaigns for Hillary. The image they project is that Moody's is an objective, independent source. Zandi is always trotted out as the independent economist whenever Obama or Hillary need an economist to support their policies.
  • Trump not backing down

    10/13/2016 7:11:23 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies
    The Defiance Crescent-News ^ | October 13, 2016 | Carl Leubsdorf
    After his own crude comments nearly KO’ed his campaign, Donald Trump’s aggressive counter-attack reassured supporters he’ll press the fight until Election Day in hopes that will keep more top Republicans from abandoning his candidacy. But House Speaker Paul Ryan told fellow Republicans on Monday that he’ll concentrate on House elections rather than defending Trump. And the GOP nominee’s no-holds-barred assault on Hillary Clinton in their second televised debate did little to expand his conservative base and stem her increasing prospects for winning the presidency. Indeed, his unyielding stance including a threat to prosecute his rival may create further headaches for...
  • NFRW President Affirms Unified Support of Trump (National Federation of Republican Women)

    10/12/2016 1:27:08 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    ‘We stand behind the Republican ticket!’ ALEXANDRIA, Va. – “As the elected spokesperson of the most influential group of Republican women in the United States, I reaffirm the National Federation of Republican Women's unified support of Republican Presidential Nominee Donald J. Trump and Vice Presidential Nominee Mike Pence. We stand behind the Republican ticket, and we will continue to work day and night to defend our Constitution, uphold our conservative principles, and elect our GOP candidates," NFRW President Carrie Almond stated today. “With 30 years of Hillary Clinton history as a guide, we knew an onslaught of attacks would be...
  • Hillary’s progressive critics treat Trump’s defeat as a foregone conclusion at their own risk

    10/11/2016 3:27:27 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    The New Republic ^ | October 11, 2016 | Brian Beutler
    Hillary Clinton’s progressive critics treat Donald Trump’s defeat as a foregone conclusion at their own risk. Trump’s collapse in the polls, and the ensuing disarray in Republican ranks, has emboldened Clinton’s progressive critics, who believe the window to pressure her into being a more progressive president will close once she’s elected next month. “If there is ever a time for you to put principle in front of party and start criticizing the Democratic candidate, to start pressuring them to actually become a meaningful alternative, this is it,” wrote the progressive critic Freddie DeBoer. “You get to decide in the next...
  • How is Trump doing in the polls (and could he actually win?!)

    10/11/2016 1:34:24 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 46 replies
    The London Metro ^ | October 11, 2016 | Jen Mills
    Polls aren’t always to be believed: just look at Brexit and the last general election. But there would have to be a large margin of error if the latest polls on the American election are incorrect. They show Hillary Clinton trouncing Donald Trump following the footage which emerged of him bragging that his fame allowed him to do what he liked to women, including grabbing them ‘by the pussy’, without repercussions....
  • A new worry for Clinton: Trump’s struggles may depress Democratic voter turnout

    10/10/2016 10:31:44 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    The Himalayan Times ^ | October 11, 2016 | Reuters
    Hillary Clinton’s campaign is confronting an emerging risk to her presidential ambitions – if Donald Trump continues to trail her in opinion polls many Democrats may simply stay at home on Election Day. Without enough popular support, Clinton would enter the White House lacking the political capital she would need to drive through her agenda. In the worst-case scenario it could cost her the presidency if Republicans turn out in big numbers on November 8. Clinton, the Democratic nominee, has spent much of her campaign sounding the alarm over the prospect of a President Trump. She has struggled to lay...

    10/10/2016 7:21:12 AM PDT · by MostlyAnti-Lib · 38 replies
    10/10/2016 | TEDWINT
    How sanctimonious have we become? Donald Trump’s lewd and lascivious comments (of some eleven years ago) have left the American people horrified and scandalized to levels never before seen in our lifetimes!! GIVE ME A BREAK!! This recording of a couple of worldly entertainers, The Donald and Billy Bush, trying to impress each other with their tales of conquest of the ladies, behind closed doors (they thought), is the kind of “October surprise” that we have come to expect from the left at these final days of a presidential election. Judging by what we’ve seen in past campaigns, it will...
  • GOP POLLSTER FRANK LUNTZ: Trump is 'back in the race'

    10/09/2016 9:37:11 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 71 replies
    Business Insider ^ | October 10, 2016 | Pamela Engel
    Republican pollster Frank Luntz said Donald Trump is back in the game after a strong performance at Sunday night's debate. "I may have made a mistake in writing off Trump," Luntz tweeted after the second presidential debate. "After talking with voters tonight, he's back in this race." Sunday's debate came at the tail end of the most tumultuous weekend of the Republican presidential nominee's campaign so far. Trump landed in hot water on Friday when a leaked recording showed him boasting about trying to sleep with a married woman and remarking that he could "grab" women "by the p---y" because...
  • Donald Trump Fires Back at Republican Critics

    10/09/2016 12:06:25 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    Time Magazine ^ | October 9, 2016 | Zeke J. Miller
    In the most beleaguered moment of his campaign, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is done trying to make friends in his own party. With his past comments about sexually assaulting women drawing widespread condemnation from Republicans, and a multitude of defections, Trump is rejecting pleas from Republican leaders to demonstrate contrition, as he turns his fire on those who are no longer comfortable being associated with him. In a series of tweets Sunday before he boarded a flight with RNC Chairman Reince Priebus and other advisors to the second presidential debate in St. Louis, Trump took aim at the growing...
  • “Trump Tape” Comments On Women Will Not Affect His Campaign

    10/08/2016 7:50:00 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    Regated ^ | October 7, 2016 | Victor Smith
    Washington Post published a tape that had sound bites of Donald Trump speaking about his history with women that they claimed were edited. Trump Tape is a joke, a major issue with it is that nobody cares! More people are interested in the recently leaked Hillary Clinton emails that show her calling blacks and minorities “bucket of losers” as well as the now blatant collusion to take down Bernie Sanders. People have known Donald Trump is a ladies man, this is nothing new. It’s obvious the media has a vendetta against Trump. The issue with this is that it will...
  • Hillary Clinton’s Wall Street Speeches Have Leaked. No Wonder She Didn’t Want Them to Get Out.

    10/08/2016 6:12:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    Slate's Moneybox ^ | October 7, 2016 | Jordan Weissmann
    Throughout the Democratic presidential primary, Sen. Bernie Sanders challenged Hillary Clinton to release excerpts of the paid, private speeches she delivered to Wall Street audiences following her time as secretary of state. She refused—which occasionally made things pretty awkward, since her resistance suggested the remarks could contain something explosive. Now excerpts of the speech transcripts appear to be out. On Friday evening, WikiLeaks released a trove of hacked emails belonging to Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta. These include a long missive from the candidate's research director, Tony Carrk, in which he flags portions of Clinton's remarks that could potentially trip...
  • Wisconsin voters disapprove of Trump's comments but are more upset that Paul Ryan disinvited him

    10/08/2016 1:49:34 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    The Los Angeles Times ^ | October 8, 2016 | Seema Mehta
    Voters attending a fall festival in Elkhorn, Wis., on Saturday were disappointed — some downright hostile — that House Speaker Paul D. Ryan rescinded an invitation to Donald Trump to speak here after a recording emerged of the GOP presidential nominee making vulgar comments about women. “Paul Ryan sucks!” chanted Paul Anderson, who drove nearly an hour from Milwaukee to hear Trump speak. Holding a sign that said “Hillary Clinton is a criminal,” Anderson said he thought Ryan wanted Clinton to win the White House. “Donald Trump said some naughty words the other day. Oh, no, let’s disinvite him to...
  • The Latest: Melania Trump says she's accepted Trump apology

    10/08/2016 12:48:28 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    The MIami Herald ^ | October 8, 2016 | The Associated Press
    The Latest on the presidential campaign a day before the second presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump (all times EDT): 3:06 p.m. Melania Trump is coming to her husband's defense, saying the vile words he spoke in an uncovered video do "not represent the man that I know." Mrs. Trump says in rare public statement that the words her husband used in the 2005 footage released Friday "are unacceptable and offensive to me."(continued)
  • Hillary Aide Mysteriously Emailed in 2009 That Clinton ‘Had a Disaster’

    10/08/2016 11:47:32 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 60 replies
    Mediaite ^ | October 5, 2016 | Alex Griswold
    In a 2009 email recently declassified and released by Citizens United, longtime Hillary Clinton aide and confidante Huma Abedin told a Clinton Foundation executive that there was an unspecified “disaster” involving the then-Secretary of State. ‘Where are you,” read the subject line of an email from the foundation’s Doug Band. “I’m with her, we had a disaster,” Abedin emailed back. “U?”(continued)
  • Leaked Email Shows Clinton Foundation in Communication With Comedian John Oliver

    10/07/2016 5:05:03 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    Information Liberation ^ | October 7, 2016 | Paul Joseph Watson
    A leaked email from the personal account of Capricia Penavic Marshall, who worked under Hillary Clinton at the State Department, shows that the Clinton Foundation was in contact with comedian John Oliver as far back as February 2015. The hacked email, which was unearthed by the DC Leaks outfit, suggests some level of collusion between the Clintons, HBO and the British television host. As presenter of the popular HBO show Last Week Tonight, Oliver has made a name for himself with a series of anti-Donald Trump monologues, including one that made global headlines when he revealed that the Trump family...
  • WikiLeaks Appears To Release Hillary Clinton’s Paid Speech Transcripts

    10/07/2016 4:54:13 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    Buzz Feed News ^ | October 7, 2016 | Ruby Cramer
    Clinton’s paid speeches to Goldman Sachs and other financial firms were a point of contention during this year’s primary. A hacked email to campaign chairman John Podesta, made public Friday, appears to show excerpts Clinton’s research team flagged internally, including remarks she made about Wall Street and other policies....
  • Trump apologises over lewd comments

    10/07/2016 2:43:43 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 283 replies
    Republican candidate Donald Trump apologises over video tape showing him making lewd comments about women This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version....
  • Trump supporters turn on man who espouses neo-Nazi views at rally

    10/05/2016 7:15:42 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies
    KITV-TV ^ | October 5, 2016 | Ashley Killough, CNN
    RENO, Nevada (CNN) -- A man who said he was representing the "alt-right" and embraced the label of "neo-Nazi" was shouted down by Donald Trump supporters at a rally here Wednesday night. Brady Garrett, 25, was holding up signs during the rally that said "Research Holocaust Revisionism" and "1488," the latter of which is a combination of numbers emblematic of Nazism and white supremacy. He was escorted out of the event by Trump security. Talking to reporters after the rally, Garrett said the United States needs "to put European Americans first" and disparaged Zionists. Garrett confirmed that he was a...
  • 4 Quick Takeaways From Last Night’s Vice Presidential Debate

    10/05/2016 6:53:27 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    The Federalist ^ | October 5, 2016 | Mollie Hemingway
    Last night was the only vice presidential debate of the 2016 cycle. The conventional wisdom was that it would be boring and unimportant, but it turned out to be exciting and far more substantive than the presidential debate Lester Holt moderated last week. 1. Pence Crushed It Before the debate began, the Republican National Committee published a piece about how Pence had won the debate. Much was made of this mistake, but the RNC must have a psychic on staff, because Pence absolutely crushed it. He had control of the debate from the opening question to the final round. He...