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  • Mark Levin Sends Warning to Trump and Rubio

    11/13/2015 8:44:12 PM PST · by mbrfl · 429 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 11/13/15 | Mark Levin
    Mark Levin gave a stern warning to both Donald Trump over his recent attacks on Ben Carson and Marco Rubio for trying to smear Ted Cruz on the Gang of 8 immigration bill, telling them both that their attacks are unacceptable to him. He told Trump that if he continued these reckless personal assaults on Carson, he’d have to affirmatively oppose him. He pretty much said the same to Rubio, pointing out that he simply can’t accept Rubio’s smear attacks on Ted Cruz and that it was his decision to support the Gang of 8 and he would have to...
  • Will Donald Trump drive Miami Cuban Americans from GOP? New poll says yes

    05/03/2016 6:49:46 AM PDT · by Brilliant · 38 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | PATRICIA MAZZEI
    Donald Trump is the catalyst who could force a decisive break between Miami-Dade Countys influential Cuban-American voters and the Republican Party, a new poll has found. Local Cuban Americans dislike Trump so much and are increasingly so accepting of renewed U.S.-Cuba ties pushed by Democratic President Barack Obama that Trumps likely presidential nomination might accentuate the voters political shift away from the GOP, according to the survey shared with the Miami Herald and conducted by Dario Moreno, a Coral Gables pollster and a Florida International University associate politics professor...
  • Republicans have a massive electoral map problem that has nothing to do with Donald Trump

    05/02/2016 11:49:24 PM PDT · by Angels27 · 63 replies
    Washington (com)Post ^ | 5-2-16 | Chris Cillizza
    Politico reported today on a Florida poll conducted for a business group in the state that shows Hillary Clinton beating Donald Trump by 13 points and Ted Cruz by nine. Why is that important? Because if Clinton wins Florida and carries the 19 states (plus D.C.) that have voted for the Democratic presidential nominee in each of the last six elections, she will be the 45th president. It's that simple. Politico reported today on a Florida poll conducted for a business group in the state that shows Hillary Clinton beating Donald Trump by 13 points and Ted Cruz by nine....
  • The beginning of the end for Ted Cruz

    05/03/2016 4:24:02 AM PDT · by detective · 51 replies
    The Hill ^ | Philip N. Diehl
    Sen. Ted Cruz (Texas) has run a brilliant campaign, and if it were not for Donald Trump, he'd probably be on the verge of wrapping up the Republican nomination by now. The Texas firebrand knew long before others that the party's primary schedule and delegate allocation rules played to his advantage, not to an establishment candidate like former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. From his arrival in the Senate, Cruz has bent the political space-time continuum around himself by demonstrating GOP leaders' inability to govern effectively or deliver on their promises to conservatives.
  • Report: Rubio wont endorse Cruz because he doesnt want it used against him in 2020

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

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

    05/01/2016 5:28:27 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 18 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/01/16 | David Singer
    Obama and Clinton's shameful betrayal of Israel in this sordid affair seems set to be targeted by Trump. Donald Trumps foreign policy speech has created expectations that he will match Marco Rubios pledge to stand by the commitments made by President Bush to Israels Prime Minister Ariel Sharon in Bushs letter dated 14 April 2004. Rubio made his unequivocal pledge on 3 December 2015 at the Republican Jewish Coalition Presidential Forum during his unsuccessful race to secure the Republican Partys endorsement as its Presidential nominee:
  • The 5 people most likely to be Donald Trumps vice president

    04/29/2016 12:55:57 PM PDT · by TangledUpInBlue · 195 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 4/29 | Chris Cilliza
    Which begs the question: Who is he going to pick as his vice presidential nominee? The short answer: No one knows. Trump relishes being unpredictable so trying to game out how this most unconventional of politicians will make his mind up is a bit of a guessing game. Add to that the fact that Trump's inner circle remains, largely, devoid of establishment types and you quickly get into a situation where the people talking don't know much and the people who do know aren't talking.
  • Graham rips Trump's 'nonsensical' foreign policy speech

    04/27/2016 8:17:17 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 83 replies
    http://www.politico.com/ ^ | Brianna Gurciullo
    Sen. Lindsey Graham tore into Donald Trumps speech on foreign policy, calling it unnerving, pathetic and scary. The South Carolina Republican former presidential candidate told WABC Radio on Wednesday that the speech was nonsensical and showed that Trump has no understanding of the world and the role we play. This speech was unnerving. It was pathetic in its content, and it was scary in terms of its construct. If you had any doubt that Donald Trump is not fit to be commander in chief, this speech shouldve removed it, Graham said. It took every problem and fear I have with...
  • GOP elites are now resigned to Donald Trump as their nominee

    04/29/2016 5:55:17 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 33 replies
    WaPo ^ | Philip Rucker
    Throughout the Republican Party, from New Hampshire to Florida to California, many leaders, operatives, donors and activists arrived this week at the conclusion they had been hoping to thwart or at least delay: Donald Trump will be their presidential nominee. An aura of inevitability is now forming around the controversial mogul. Trump smothered his opponents in six straight primaries in the Northeast and vacuumed up more delegates than even the most generous predictions foresaw. He is gaining high-profile endorsements by the day a legendary Indiana basketball coach Wednesday, two House committee chairmen Thursday. And his rivals, Sen. Ted Cruz...
  • CNBC: Cruz will make major announcement at 4PM

    04/27/2016 6:58:49 AM PDT · by GreaterSwiss · 460 replies
    CNBC: Cruz will make major announcement at 4PM
  • Bill Kristol Names Romney, Rubio, Tom Cotton As Third-Party Prospects If Trump Wins Nomination

    04/25/2016 11:21:58 AM PDT · by detective · 31 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 25 Apr 2016 | Patrick Howley
    Bill Kristol, son of Irving, names Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Mitt Romney, Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) and others on his hypothetical shortlist of third-party candidates that he could run if Donald Trump becomes the Republican nominee. The Weekly Standard editor and self-styled neoconservative power broker is back to talking about a third party, declaring that a Trump victory in Indiana would force him to re-focus on his so-called Latter-Day Republicans independent ticket. A third party could help to split the vote on the Right and elect Hillary Clinton president, which would allow Kristol to stave off the Trump threat and...
  • Bill Kristol Names Romney, Rubio, Tom Cotton As Third-Party Prospects If Trump Wins Nomination

    04/25/2016 7:58:15 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 120 replies
    Brietbart ^ | 25 Apr 2016 | Patrick Howley
    Bill Kristol, son of Irving, names Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) 79% , Mitt Romney, Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) 79% , and others on his hypothetical shortlist of third-party candidates that he could run if Donald Trump becomes the Republican nominee. The Weekly Standard editor and self-styled neoconservative power broker is back to talking about a third party, declaring that a Trump victory in Indiana would force him to re-focus on his so-called Latter-Day Republicans independent ticket. A third party could help to split the vote on the Right and elect Hillary Clinton president, which would allow Kristol to stave off...
  • Sen. Graham: 'You Can Use the Bathroom in My Office Without Bringing Your Birth Certificate'

    04/22/2016 6:53:37 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 69 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | April 22, 2016 | 6:08 AM EDT | Susan Jones
    Well, I think it would be a bad idea to put little girls in a bathroom with grown men, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) told CNN on Thursday. But the senator also made it clear that the issue is not one of major national importance, as far as he is concerned: All I can say is that the only bathroom I can control is in my office, and you can use the bathroom in my office without bringing your birth certificate.
  • Trump: I Want to Bring Rubio Into Campaign

    04/22/2016 3:59:12 AM PDT · by markomalley · 132 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 4/21/16 | Greg Richter
    GOP front-runner Donald Trump says he'd like to bring Florida Sen. Marco Rubio into his campaign as part of his effort to unify the party. Trump already has the support of two of his vanquished foes: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson. "Frankly, Marco I'd love to have involved," Trump said Thursday on Fox News Channel's "Hannity." "This party has to unite," Trump said. "Then you're going to have the House and Senate." Rubio dropped out of the race after losing his home state of Florida, but has yet to endorse anyone. Trump also responded to...
  • Reince Priebus Blasted for 'Major Breach of Trust' by Top RNC Officials

    04/18/2016 5:44:09 AM PDT · by LNV · 92 replies
    The Washington TImes ^ | 4/16/2016 | Ralph Z. Hallow
    "Reince Priebus' former loyalists say they have reluctantly concluded that forces at the RNC will stop at virtually nothing to keep the door open to the nomination of Ohio Gov. John Kasich at the July convention or, as some skeptics fear, some white knight who moderates claim will have broader voter appeal this fall than either Donald Trump or Ted Cruz, the two top-delegate winners, have shown in most polls so far."
  • Washington Post & Other Media Outlets In Possession of Senator Ted Cruz's Hooker Videos

    03/27/2016 4:18:19 PM PDT · by drewh · 230 replies
    The Last Refuge: Twittersphere ^ | 3:25 PM - 27 Mar 2016
    Washington Post (and others) sitting on video. We've indy confirm video looks bad, showing multiple hotel encounters According to person who worked for Rubio campaign. Cruz video shows *multiple* hotel encounters with non-spouse females. Just entry & exits
  • Rubio Dances on FNC Cavuto today (5/22/2013) says Obama will not like this Immigration bill

    05/22/2013 7:48:26 PM PDT · by sickoflibs · 76 replies
    FNC Cavuto Your World | 5/22/2013 | SOL of course
    Rubio was on Cavuto and Hannitys shows today and so naturally I watched Cavuto (watch daily) not Hannity and he (Rubio) was outraged about the current IRS scandal and said we need MORE investigations into it. See? He is one of us. And he says we cant trust Obama with big government health care, (how about big government amnesty-care Rubio?) and we must repeal it , see, he is going after Obama ? He is on OUR side. He really ripped Obama on that too. Then Cavuto got to immigration and never letting us down he started by played a...
  • Republican leaders consider rewriting convention rules

    04/15/2016 4:55:24 AM PDT · by McGruff · 192 replies
    POLITICO ^ | April 15, 2016 | ALEX ISENSTADT and SHANE GOLDMACHER
    The Republican National Committee is expected to debate a proposal next week that would dramatically shift the balance of power at this summers convention and impose a new rulebook for selecting the party's nominee. The proposal, which will top the agenda during a meeting of the Rules panel at the RNCs annual spring meeting in Hollywood Beach, Fla., would fundamentally alter how the convention is conducted, further empowering the delegates to determine the course of the proceedings. It amounts to not just a changing of the rules but of the rulebook itself, with far-reaching implications, potentially impacting whether party...
  • Soros Foundation Given $30 Million by US Government

    04/25/2005 6:26:44 AM PDT · by stevio · 125 replies · 3,330+ views
    CNSNews.com ^ | April 25, 2005 | Jeff Johnson
    (CNSNews.com) - The Open Society Institute, a private foundation controlled by liberal billionaire and political activist George Soros, received more than $30 million from U.S. government agencies between 1998 and 2003. Last year, Soros donated at least $20 million of his own money to such liberal groups as Moveon.org, in a failed attempt to block the re-election of President George W. Bush. Tax records the Open Society Institute (OSI) is required to file with the Internal Revenue Service list "FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES" as "Contributors" of amounts between $4.6 million and $8.9 million over a six year period: * 1998 -...
  • Sen. Lindsay Graham Backs Bonos Marshall Plan: Youre Not Going To Win This War By Killing [tr]

    04/13/2016 12:43:18 PM PDT · by C19fan · 60 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 13, 2016 | Raheem Kassam
    Senator Lindsay Graham opened the evidence session of the Senate Appropriations Committee which hosted U2 singer Bono yesterday by telling the room that you dont win wars against terrorists by killing them, or dropping bombs on their head but rather, by spending U.S. tax payer cash attempting to keep migrants un-radicalised. He said that non governmental organisations and charities in the Middle East and North Africa can do just as much good as any battalion of soldiers.
  • Cruz, Rubio join forces in Arkansas to block Trump delegates

    04/12/2016 7:27:57 AM PDT · by bobsunshine · 105 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | April 12, 2016 | David M. Drucker
    Ted Cruz's and Marco Rubio's supporters have teamed up in Arkansas to pack the state delegation with individuals who'll turn against Donald Trump in a contested convention. Since Rubio ended his presidential bid March 15, his network of party insiders has lined up behind Cruz to win delegates who'd vote for the Texas senator once they're no longer bound to Trump in a floor fight. Trump won Arkansas' GOP primary March 1 with 32.8 percent of the vote compared to Cruz's 30.5 percent and Rubio's 24.9 percent. But Cruz's canny operatives, with Rubio riding shotgun, is likely to thwart Trump...
  • Floridas Delegate Rules Could Boost Donald Trump at Contested Convention

    04/09/2016 7:25:13 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 21 replies
    Florida may prove crucial to Donald Trumps presidential hopes if the Republican nomination race goes to a contested convention. Under the states GOP rules, all of the 99 delegates Trump received when he won Floridas March 15 primary must vote for him through the first three nominating ballots at a contested convention. That makes Florida unique. Thirty-one states and territories require Republican delegates to support the winner of a given primary or caucus only for the first ballot, according to the Republican National Committee. Seven require delegates to back the primary or caucus winner for the first two ballots. The...
  • Trump/Rubio 2016. The race to 1066.

    04/07/2016 4:05:36 PM PDT · by ez · 61 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 4/7/2016 | ez
    OK. So Trump looks like he might end up a few delegates short of 1237. Maybe, maybe not. If he were to offer the VP to Rubio, in exchange for his 171 delegates, he the would only need to get to 1066. He freezes out Cruz, he freezes out Kasich and rewards them for their machinations with a loss. He solidifies his vote in Florida by adding Cuban American voters and other Rubio supporters. He wins back some of the disaffected fedgov employees of NOVA that went for Rubio and improves his chances in VA. He somewhat assuages the establishment....
  • Marco Rubio clings to delegates and hopes for Republican nomination

    04/07/2016 5:57:03 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 18 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 7, 2016 | Seth McLaughlin
    Sen. Marco Rubio has fought to take the delegates he won to the Republican National Convention in July, leaving him in a position to be a power broker or even, if everything falls into place, to make another run at the top of the partys presidential ticket. Under current rules, he doesnt qualify to be considered for the presidential nomination only Donald Trump has clearly met the threshold so far but if the party starts looking beyond the billionaire businessman, Mr. Rubio could be in line. You can see absolutely how it could play out, said Chris Bravacos,...
  • Super PAC for John Kasich Adopts Donald Trumps Lyin Ted Moniker for Ted Cruz

    04/01/2016 6:23:57 AM PDT · by xzins · 168 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 31 Mar 16 | Dr. Susan Berry
    An ad created by the super PAC supporting John Kasich has adopted Donald Trumps nickname for rival Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX): Lyin Ted. New Day Independent Media Committees video ad begins, Many just call him Lyin Ted, as a narrator proceeds to list Cruzs alleged lies. Lied about Ben Carson to steal a win in Iowa; lied about being the best for the GOP when polls show he cant even beat Hillary Clinton; his TV ad about John Kasich lied. Stations had to pull it off the air.If Ted Cruzs mouth is moving, hes lying, the ad continues.
  • Rubio makes move to keep all the delegates he won, just in case

    03/30/2016 11:57:21 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 17 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/30/16 | Robert Laurie
    Probably to stop Trump - and we'll explain how that works - but hey, you never know. Usually when candidates announce theyre suspending their campaign, thats a legal term of art that simply means, Im no longer running but I need to be able to still raise money to pay off my campaign debts. In Marco Rubios case, though, maybe he is only suspending it. In this election year theres hardly anyone who can truly be said to be out of the running. And if we do get to a contested convention and the party starts looking for a compromise...
  • Ted Cruz dodges question about whether he's 'always been faithful' to his wife ...

    03/28/2016 6:23:30 PM PDT · by FR_addict · 621 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Mar 28,2016 | David Martosko
    Ted Cruz dodges question about whether he's 'always been faithful' to his wife as endorser Carly Fiorina leaps in to insist a declaration that he's not an adulterer is a 'dance to Donald trump's tune' Texas senator could put National Enquirer scandal to rest with a simple statement that he has never strayed in his 14-year marriage Instead he has batted down the supermarket tabloid's speculative story about five alleged affairs in a more limited fashion Carly Fiorina leaped in to intercept DailyMail.com's request for a blanket statement of marital fidelity and Cruz ultimately punted on the question Fiorina pleaded...
  • Anti-Trump Operative Was AGGRESSIVELY Shopping Cruz Sex Scandal (VIDEO)

    03/28/2016 12:39:51 AM PDT · by vikingrinn · 182 replies
    theGatewayPundit ^ | 03/27/2016 | Jim Hoft
    "The Cruz campaign reportedly knew for weeks, at least since January, about the allegations."
  • Experts: Ted Cruz Appears Deceptive in His Response to Sex Scandal

    03/27/2016 12:05:07 PM PDT · by Mensius · 161 replies
    Law Newz ^ | 03/27/16 | Phil Houston and Don Tennant |
    Phil Houston is CEO of QVerity, a training and consulting company specializing in detecting deception by employing a model he developed while at the Central Intelligence Agency. He has conducted thousands of interviews and interrogations for the CIA and other federal agencies. His colleague Don Tennant contributed to this report.The eyebrow-raising story that appeared earlier this week in the National Enquirer, citing claims that Sen. Ted Cruz had engaged in five extramarital affairs, drew a sharp response by the Republican presidential contender. Sharp as it was, however, it was strikingly weak in terms of denial, and strong in terms of...
  • Accusations fly between Trump and Cruz on Sunday shows

    03/27/2016 11:39:57 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 20 replies
    The Washington Compost ^ | March 27, 2016 | Janell Ross
    Oh, dear. Most of last week, American voters watched as two of the nation's Republican presidential contenders accused each other of insulting the other's wife and engaging in underhanded and inappropriate campaign tactics. And on Sunday, the start of a new week, the accusations continued to fly in both directions. On various Sunday morning political talk shows, both Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz spoke about a National Enquirer story claiming that Cruz has engaged in extramarital affairs and allegations that both men had inappropriately launched or been involved in attacks on the other's spouse.
  • Ted Cruz sex scandal story leaked to National Enquirer by Marco Rubio ally, not Donald Trump

    03/27/2016 11:25:27 AM PDT · by Mariner · 80 replies
    Salon ^ | March 25th, 2016 | Brendan Gauthier
    Maybe Donald Trump isnt behind the Ted Cruz sex scandal story leak to the National Enquirer after all. According to The Daily Beast, for months and months, anti-Cruz operatives have pitched a variety of #CruzSexScandal stories to a host of prominent national publications. One such outlet was Breitbart News, which was shown a compilation video of Cruz and a woman other than his wife coming out of the Capitol Grille restaurant and a hotel on Tuesdays and Thursdays, a source inside the publication told The Daily Beast. (Leave it to a politician to keep a standardized booty call schedule.) The...
  • Trump on Wife Battle: Cruz Started It, He Knew About The Picture

    03/27/2016 10:48:23 AM PDT · by abigkahuna · 157 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2016-03-27 | Pam Key
    ...TRUMP: Totally. I had nothing to do with the campaign had nothing to do with it. Hes got a problem with The National Enquirer. I have no control over The National Enquirer. I had no idea about the story. I just got it last night. I had nothing to do whatsoever with The National Enquirer, neither did the campaign. For him to say I had to do with it, try and put the shoe on the other foot is disgraceful. And by the way, Hes the one that started it. From what I hear, he and his campaign went out...
  • National Enquirer Cruz infidelity story could cost Trump a prominent supporter

    03/26/2016 11:14:02 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 319 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 03/26/2016 | Thomas Lifson
    Donald Trump has denied any connection to the National Enquirer story released yesterday claiming Ted Cruz has had 5 mistresses: I have no idea whether or not the cover story about Ted Cruz in this week’s issue of the National Enquirer is true or not, but I had absolutely nothing to do with it, did not know about it, and have not, as yet, read it. Likewise, I have nothing to do with the National Enquirer and unlike Lyin’ Ted Cruz I do not surround myself with political hacks and henchman and then pretend total innocence. Ted Cruz’s problem...
  • Michael Savage: “I would vote for any Republican except Rubio” (video)

    02/02/2016 6:22:03 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 49 replies
    MofoPolitics ^ | 22 September 2015
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  • Ted Cruz Affair Rumors Peddled by Marco Rubios Allies

    03/25/2016 2:04:29 PM PDT · by SteveSCH · 144 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 03/25/2016 | Besty Woodruff
    The truth behind the rumor-mongering, however, is a little more complex. A half-dozen GOP operatives and media figures tell The Daily Beast that Cruzs opponents have been pushing charges of adultery for at least six months nowand that allies of former GOP presidential hopeful Marco Rubio were involved in spreading the smears. For months and months, anti-Cruz operatives have pitched a variety of #CruzSexScandal stories to a host of prominent national publications, according to Republican operatives and media figures. The New York Times, The Washington Post, Bloomberg News, Politico, and ABC Newsreporters at all those outlets heard some version of...
  • Bush, Rubio get off NY presidential primary ballot, but Carson doesn't

    03/23/2016 2:05:38 PM PDT · by kevcol · 7 replies
    The Post-Standard ^ | March 22, 2016 | Mike McAndrew
    Republicans Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio, who suspended their presidential campaigns, removed their names from New York's primary ballot by the deadline Tuesday, but Ben Carson didn't. So New York Republicans will be able to vote for four candidates on April 19: businessman Donald Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, Ohio Gov. John Kasich and Carson, a neurosurgeon who suspended his campaign March 4 after failing to win in any states.
  • The long and winding road: A one-time activist reflects on his journey out of the gay lifestyle

    03/22/2016 6:59:07 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 21 replies
    Mercatornet ^ | 3/22/16 | James Parker
    I grew up believing myself to have been born gay having always, and only, had the most powerful, all-consuming, erotic attraction towards my own sex.Teenage years were hell. I often thought of suicide, occasionally self-harmed and had a growing problem with alcohol. I lived in a rural mining community in the north of England believing I would never be accepted among my own as a gay man, particularly as I watched a male cousin some ten years older than me – now deceased from a drug overdose – struggle to find his place as a gay man in the late...
  • Whiplash: Romney Warns Against Kasich One Week After Campaigning With Him

    03/21/2016 7:38:28 PM PDT · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 46 replies
    NBC ^ | 3/21/16 | Mark Murray
    Talk about political whiplash. Exactly one week ago, 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney -- in his effort to defeat Donald Trump -- campaigned in Ohio with John Kasich, telling the state's voters to cast ballots for their governor. "Unlike the other people running, he has a real track record," Romney said of Kasich. "He has the kind of record that you want in Washington, and that's why I'm convinced that you're going to do the right thing tomorrow." Today, however, Romney's voice appears on robocalls in Arizona and Utah, telling these voters to side with Ted Cruz -- and...
  • Exclusive: Marco Rubio rejected 'unity ticket' with Ted Cruz

    03/21/2016 5:50:00 PM PDT · by 20yearsofinternet · 132 replies
    Politico ^ | 3/21/2016 | ALEX ISENSTADT
    Ted Cruzs campaign has been exploring the possibility of forming a unity ticket with ex-rival Marco Rubio going so far as to conduct polling looking into how the two would perform in upcoming primary states. The motivation, hashed out in conversations among Cruzs top aides and donors: to find a way to halt Donald Trumps march to the Republican nomination. Its unclear whether Cruzs campaign brass views a partnership with Rubio as realistic or quixotic. In Rubios orbit, according to three sources, its seen as an outright nonstarter with Rubio telling his team that he isnt interested. Yet...
  • Russian state TV backs 'anti-establishment' Trump, calls Rubio Homosexual slur.

    03/15/2016 4:04:24 PM PDT · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 56 replies
    BBC ^ | 3/16/16
    A top presenter on Russian state TV has come out firmly in favour of Donald Trump in his bid to become US president, hailing him as an "anti-establishment" candidate who is ready to co-operate with Moscow. Russian state TV has regularly shown sympathy towards Mr Trump, especially after his apparently complimentary remarks about President Vladimir Putin. But it is only in the last week or so that it has started to unequivocally praise him. Fronting his two-and-half hour news review on official channel Rossiya 1 on 13 March, Dmitri Kiselyov hit out strongly at what he saw as a conspiracy...
  • Traitor Lindsey Graham says it's better to make Hillary president over Trump

    03/21/2016 1:46:57 PM PDT · by kevcol · 158 replies
    Bizpac Review ^ | March 21, 2016 | John Binder
    In an interview on CBS' "Face the Nation," establishment-type Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., admitted that he would prefer to lose the election to Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton than to have Trump as president. "We can lose an election, but I dont want us to lose our heart and soul," said Graham. "If we nominate Donald Trump, and he carries the banner of the Republican Party, given who he is and what he said about immigrants, about Muslims and young women, we will not just lose the election. We have lost the heart and soul of the conservative movement. That's what...
  • Cruz, Rubio Camps Discuss Delegates

    03/21/2016 12:11:06 PM PDT · by justlittleoleme · 150 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | March 18, 2016 | Rebecca Berg
    Top political aides to Sens. Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz connected Friday to discuss how delegates currently bound to Rubio might be allocated, a Cruz campaign aide confirmed to RealClearPolitics.Although the conversation between Rubios former campaign manager, Terry Sullivan, and Cruz Campaign Manager Jeff Roe was brief and no resolution was reached, the development suggests the two former rivals could be moving toward detente if not an active collaboration.-snip-If Rubio does decide to endorse Cruz, the aide said, that decision would likely be reached between the two of them, not among senior aides. Marco and Ted are good friends, so...
  • Strange Bedfellows Defending Obamacare

    03/21/2016 10:39:52 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 21, 2016 | Devon Herrick
    The primary component of GOP presidential candidates health policy proposals is to repeal Obamacare. Once GOP frontrunner Trump released his plan, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget took notice and did an analysis of the likely fiscal effects from Trumps plan. Presumably, these fiscal effects would also apply to the other Republican candidates who also support repealing Obamacare. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget (CRFB) is a budget watchdog group that began 35 years ago. For the past few years it has been housed with the neo-Democratic think tank, New America. The two organizations parted ways over the...
  • Ted Cruz Refuses to Disavow Lindsey Graham Endorsement

    03/21/2016 7:50:28 AM PDT · by 20yearsofinternet · 161 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3/21/2016 | JULIA HAHN
    *snip* Trump surged as the Republican Partys frontrunner on his campaign platform of deporting illegal aliens, promoting trade deals that prioritize the interests of American workers, and rejecting the party elites desire for increased military adventurism. Ted Cruz, by contrast, wrote an op-ed urging Congress to fast track Obamas Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). No fast-tracked trade agreement has ever been defeated. Sen. Grahams energetic endorsement of Cruz and Cruzs refusal to disavow the endorsement of a man who many believe betrayed the American people with his unyielding push for mass migration will no doubt raise questions as to whether...
  • BUSTED: Erick Erickson's Website Caught Taking Paul Singer Money To Bash Trump

    03/21/2016 8:17:32 AM PDT · by Suz in AZ · 58 replies
    GotNews.com ^ | March 21, 2016 | Charles C. Johnson
    Pundit Erick Erickson's The Resurgent website got 10K from anti-Trump, Paul Singer-funded Our Principle PAC in their latest FEC reported, GotNews.com can report. The funding from the neoconservative billionaire wasn't disclosed to Erickson's readers at the new venture. Singer, who is a pro-gay marriage establishment billionaire, was one of the major financial donors forMarco Rubio. Singeris also a major supporter of National Review which was dispensing the #NeverTrump at CPAC.
  • Wallace: SoCons Aside, Republicans Should Consider Supporting Hillary

    03/21/2016 6:05:40 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 36 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Talk about your Hobson's Choice . . . on today's Morning Joe, Nicolle Wallace, citing GOP consultants, suggested that--other than social conservatives--Republicans concerned with foreign policy should consider supporting Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump. Hillary supporter Harold Ford, Jr. could be heard chiming in with a "well said." Wallace was echoing the argument laid out by Joe Scarborough: that on a range of issues from foreign intervention to Israel, taxing the rich to breaking up the banks, Clinton's positions are closer to those of the GOP establishment than Trump's. But Joe, Nicolle and those Republican consultants are forgetting one overriding...
  • Stephen Moore: Trumps New Coalition Of Voters Who Put America First

    03/21/2016 6:08:15 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 42 replies
    IBD ^ | Stephen Moore
    What bothers me most is that Republicans don’t seem to be learning anything from Trumpism. Jeb Bush and Trump were the two polar opposites ‎of this election. Bush was obsessed with raising money and spent all his time pulling in dollars six figures at a time. His idea of a political rally was to go to a posh country-club home, chat with 30 to 50 donors and swoop up checks with lots of zeroes. Trump’s events attract actual voters in the tens of thousands. Bush wouldn’t have won if he’d had a billion dollars. Trump challenges Republican and conservative orthodoxy...
  • Glenn Beck Channels Mormon Prophecy in Utah for Cruz: Body of the Priesthood-'Constitution Hangs

    03/19/2016 7:26:34 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 282 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 19 Mar 2016 | Rebecca Mansour
    I want to speak to you about something that may be controversial. And its not something that I have said when I have been out for Ted [Cruz] and now Mike [Lee]. But its something that this crowd needs to hear that Utah needs to hear. The body of the priesthood is known to stand up when the Constitution hangs by a thread, Beck said. ... I joined many times. What held me through was the prophesy that the Constitution will hang by a thread, and this People would remember what our Founders did. It is our responsibility to...
  • Nominal Support. Tweets by Cruz and Rubio that they will not support Trump are fake (Snopes)

    03/19/2016 5:37:21 PM PDT · by Innovative · 5 replies
    Snopes.com ^ | March 19, 2016 | Dan Evon
    A screenshot purportedly showing anti-Trump tweets from Republicans Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz is fake. On 17 March 2016, an image purportedly showing two tweets from Republicans Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, each stating that Americans should vote for the Democratic candidate if Donald Trump wins the 2016 GOP presidential nomination began circulating online: Neither of the above-displayed tweets appeared on the official Twitter accounts of Ted Cruz or Marco Rubio. Rather, this image was created with an application such as "Let Me Tweet That For You," which allows users to easily create fake tweets: One way to tell that...