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  • Hey ‘white people’: you have a ‘way of life problem,’ and Mizzou Faculty (shortened)

    05/02/2016 7:12:07 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 55 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 2 May, 2016 | Thomas Lifson
    Does the University of Missouri have a death wish? In the wake of capitulating to race grievance demonstrators, Mizzou is already experiencing a decline in applications so severe that it is closing four dorms and a drop in donations that is causing a financial crisis. Although the faculty no longer includes Melissa “I need some muscle” Click, apparently race-obsessed leftists still occupy positions of power. The university’s Faculty Council Committee on Race Relations is digging an even deeper hole for the school. Carly Hoilman of TheBlaze reports: The University of Missouri’s Faculty Council Committee on Race Relations released a video...
  • As Americans Argue Over Which Bathroom to Use, 3 Nuclear Disasters are Unfolding Inside the US

    05/01/2016 4:57:36 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 54 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | 4/30/2016 | Matt Agorist
    As the debate over which bathroom an individual should use based on their sexual identity heats up, we are witnessing the ignorant and brash nature of state enforcement of these edicts come to a head. It is not only a distraction and a means for the state to get involved in your bowel movements, but it paints the trans and gay community in a negative light by asserting there is some sexual stigma involved in relieving oneÂ’s bladder. The end result of such obstinate legalese clouding the minds of the public is going to be state violence initiated against individuals...
  • Ferguson’s first Starbucks opens Saturday

    04/29/2016 3:15:36 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 116 replies
    When Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz visited Ferguson last year, he saw the still-visible signs of unrest. But he also saw promise, and in July the company announced it would open a location there and partner with a local nonprofit to create job training opportunities. On Saturday, Ferguson’s first Starbucks will open at 10776 West Florissant Ave., the company said Friday.
  • Missouri: Muslim migrant threatens to kill family that sponsored him, faces deportation

    04/25/2016 4:08:01 PM PDT · by Lera · 28 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | April 24, 2016 | Robert Spencer
    "A 25-year-old Libyan man, who Platte County prosecutor alleged is part a terrorist organization, pleaded guilty to two felonies Thursday." This vetting process is great! "Man living in Platte County and allegedly linked to terror groups pleads guilty to two felonies, faces deportation," by John Pepitone, Fox4KC.com, April 21, 2016 (thanks to Creeping Sharia): PLATTE COUNTY, Mo. -- A 25-year-old Libyan man, who Platte County prosecutor alleged is part a terrorist organization, pleaded guilty to two felonies Thursday. Ali Swei pleaded guilty to aggravated stalking and attempted stealing by coercion. Prosecutors say he threatened to kill the family that was...
  • Sam Bradford demands trade after Eagles' move for No. 2 pick

    04/25/2016 11:31:37 AM PDT · by C19fan · 25 replies
    ESPN ^ | April 25, 2016 | Staff
    The Philadelphia Eagles have been informed that quarterback Sam Bradford wants to be traded and will not be showing up for their offseason program any longer, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.
  • 9-Year-Old Boy Sells Lemonade to Pay for His Own Adoption

    04/25/2016 11:06:59 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    KFOR ^ | APRIL 25, 2016
    A 9-year-old started his own business in order to make a very special purchase. Tristin Jacobson opened up a lemonade stand to raise money to pay for his very own adoption, according to the Springfield News Leader. Four years ago, Jacobson's biological mother dumped him on the doorstep of a Missouri shelter on a cold January day. Donnie Davis got a call about Tristin, and she's been taking care of him ever since. Jacobson has always wanted Davis to adopt him, but she couldn't afford the legal fees. So this past week he opened up a lemonade stand to raise...
  • Melissa Click, former University of Missouri professor: I was fired because I’m white

    04/25/2016 10:55:58 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 88 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 25, 2016 | Jessica Chasmar
    Melissa Click, the former University of Missouri assistant professor who was fired after she tried to block a student journalist from covering a campus protest, suggested in a recent interview that her public termination was a matter of “racial politics.” “This is all about racial politics,” she told The Chronicle of Higher Education in an interview published Sunday. “I’m a white lady. I’m an easy target.” Ms. Click said Missouri’s Board of Curators fired her to send a message that the university and the state wouldn’t tolerate “black people standing up to white people,” the Chronicle reported. Ms. Click didn’t...
  • Missouri Legislature defunds Planned Parenthood, cuts $380,000

    04/25/2016 10:38:50 AM PDT · by Morgana · 10 replies
    liveactionnews.org ^ | March 24, 2016 | Calvin Freiburger
    The Missouri Legislature has passed a budget that would eliminate taxpayer funding and reimbursements for abortion facilities, depriving Planned Parenthood in the state of an estimated $380,000. The move means foregoing $8 million the state would have received from the federal government, but the budget replaces that amount with Missouri’s own revenue. The money will now instead go, Senate Budget Chairman Kurt Schaefer explains, “to rural health clinics, [Federally Qualified Health Centers], and county health departments, of which there are over 580 across the state,” which he says provide all the same non-abortion services as Planned Parenthood does. Representative Judy...
  • Cruz's election manager's contributed' to suicide of Missouri governor candidate

    04/23/2016 8:27:01 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 83 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 2 March 2016 | Daily Mail Reporter
    Ted Cruz's election manager's 'mocking' House of Cards style radio ad 'contributed' to suicide of Missouri governor candidate Tom Schweich, a Republican candidate for governor of Missouri, killed himself on February 26 last year at his home in Clayton, St Louis His political mentor, former Senator John Danforth, has said Ted Cruz's campaign manager Jeff Roe contributed to his death Roe took responsibility for an advert that criticized Schweich's appearance and said he looked like the deputy sheriff in The Andy Griffith Show Mr Danforth spoke to Schweich two days before his death and said he was upset about the...
  • Missouri Legislature Passes Budget Defunding Planned Parenthood, Cutting $380,000

    04/22/2016 11:27:18 AM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    lifenews.com ^ | April 22, 2016 | Micaiah Bilger
    Missouri lawmakers just sent their governor a budget that would take away hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars from abortion groups in the state. Missourinet reports the legislators approved the budget on Thursday with a provision to give up $8 million in federal dollars, part of which would have gone to Planned Parenthood abortion clinics. Instead, the state budgeted money to support community health centers that don’t do abortions, according to the report. The budget also prohibits any taxpayer dollars through Medicaid from going to groups that perform elective abortions. The Planned Parenthood abortion business runs 13 facilities in Missouri...
  • University of Missouri graduate assistant vote favors union by big margin

    04/20/2016 2:56:35 PM PDT · by DoodleDawg · 22 replies
    Columbia Daily Tribune ^ | 4/20/16 | Rudi Keller
    The Coalition of Graduate Workers claimed an overwhelming victory Tuesday when 84 percent of graduate assistant ballots supported forming a union at the University of Missouri. About 30 percent of the nearly 2,600 eligible graduate students who hold assistantships voted Monday and Tuesday, coalition Co-chairman Connor Lewis said. The next step is to organize union officials and formally ask the university to engage in collective bargaining, he said. “It meets all the requirements by federal and state standards,” he said. “It was an impressive turnout given that there were last-minute attempts at voter intimidation.” Lewis said he was referring to...
  • Active shooter reported at Washington University in MO

    04/20/2016 12:23:06 PM PDT · by wheresmyusa · 43 replies
    KMOV4-St.Louis
    Just breaking now via television broadcast ...will try to post more info as info is released.
  • MORE CRUZ CHEATING IN MISSOURI=> Same MO Couple Won TWO Different Caucuses

    04/19/2016 1:39:51 PM PDT · by bobsunshine · 56 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | April 19, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    The Missouri GOP held county caucuses two weeks ago to elect delegates to attend the state convention in Branson, Missouri on May 20th and 21st. Donald Trump won Missouri and was awarded 25 delegates to 15 for Ted Cruz. The Cruz people want to make sure their supporters replace Trump delegates to the national convention. They are actively working to thwart the will of the people of Missouri. Last week we reported on how Cruz supporters were replacing Trump delegates with Cruz delegates after the district elections. Today St. Louis television and radio host Jamie Allman posted this update on...
  • Cruz shows up Trump in Missouri delegate fight

    04/19/2016 2:37:07 AM PDT · by markomalley · 66 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 4/19/16 | David M. Drucker
    Sen. Ted Cruz is crushing Donald Trump's delegate operation in yet another state — this time it's Missouri — according to well-placed party sources that have spoken to the Washington Examiner. Trump's operation to secure real supporters rather than notional ones to send to the July's presidential nominating convention was caught napping and only activated in Missouri a week before delegate voting began. By the time the crucial delegate contests were over, the New York businessman found that the Texan tornado had left him in his dust. It means, as with Cruz's superior operations in Arizona, Arkansas and several other...
  • MO: Supreme Court; Once Prohibited, Always Prohibited?

    04/17/2016 6:33:28 AM PDT · by marktwain · 4 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 14 April, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    The Missouri Supreme Court has now repeatedly ruled that the provisions of the Constitutional amendment put in place by Amendment 5 to Article 1, Section 23, only apply to actions that have occurred after the passage of the amendment.  The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that Constitutional provisions apply retrospectively; but that is on case law, not on a Constitutional amendment. The Missouri Supreme Court first ruled this way in State v. Merritt in 2015.  At that point it ruled that the previous version of Article I, Section 23 applied to a felony conviction forbidding the possession of firearms. ...
  • Consequences: After Enabling Black Lives Matter Thugs, Mizzou Now In DEEP Financial Trouble

    04/16/2016 3:59:35 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 81 replies
    politistick ^ | APRIL 11, 2016 | GREG CAMPBELL
    People do not want to attend college where thuggery and outright bigotry is not only condoned, but supported. The University of Missouri (Mizzou) was ground zero for Black Lives Matter’s academic crusade and now the university is paying the price for enabling the black supremacist movement. For months, racial tensions remained incredibly high and protests were encouraged as university officials cowardly caved to any demands in an effort to avoid being called a racist. Those who crusaded for supposed social justice went so far as to demand segregation for whites by demanding the creation of a “black-only healing space” where...
  • Radical Leftists Unleash Anti-Trump Riots Starting On March 19th

    03/20/2016 5:31:09 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 48 replies
    Economic Collaps ^ | 19 August 2015 | Michael Snyder
    Many of the exact same groups that participated in Occupy Wall Street and helped organize protest rallies in Ferguson and Baltimore are now promising to bring us “the largest civil disobedience actions in a generation”. I recently wrote about the trouble that radical leftists have caused by attempting to disrupt Trump campaign events, but now there is a very organized effort to turn this into a national movement. On March 19th, thousands of angry protesters will descend on Trump Tower in New York City to denounce Donald Trump’s “fascist policies”, and on April 2nd dozens of leftist organizations will join...
  • Mizzou closes two dorms due to lack of students

    04/13/2016 5:51:17 AM PDT · by Morgana · 30 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | April 12, 2016 | Ashe Schow
    Following a drop in students applying for housing, the University of Missouri will not be placing students in two dorms for the fall 2016 semester. Mizzou will be closing the Respect and Excellence halls (ironic names, given the circumstances) in order to utilize dorm space "in the most efficient manner" to keep costs down. In March, the university announced that it saw a sharp drop in admissions for the coming school year, and will have 1,500 fewer students. This will lead to a $32 million budget shortfall for the school, prompting the need to close the dorms in order to...
  • Did Trump ‘Steal’ Missouri First Ballot Delegates from Cruz?

    04/12/2016 6:19:43 PM PDT · by writer33 · 99 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | 04/12/16 | Robert Eno
    Today, the Missouri Secretary of State finally released the certified results of the March 15, 2016 Republican Primary. Donald Trump received 383,631 votes (40.84 percent), and Ted Cruz received 381,666 votes (40.63 percent). The miniscule difference in vote was 1,935 out of 939,270 votes cast. Based on the state’s winner-take-all system, Trump ended up with 37 delegates to Cruz’s 15. Under Trump’s definition of ‘stealing,’ did he steal from Cruz, or were those the rules? The result in Missouri is even more lopsided. While only 1,935 votes out of 939,270 cast separate Trump and Cruz, Trump won over 70 percent...
  • Missouri secretary of state officially calls state for Trump, Clinton

    04/12/2016 8:56:28 AM PDT · by bobsunshine · 56 replies
    CNN Politics ^ | April 12, 2016 | Tom LoBianco
    Missouri's secretary of state Jason Kander officially declared Tuesday that Donald Trump won a narrow victory over Ted Cruz and will win the state's 12 at-large delegates. The final tally found Trump edging out Cruz 40.8%-40.6%, or by fewer than 2,000 votes in the March 15 primary. The additional 12 delegates give Trump an important boost after he was swept by Cruz in Colorado over the weekend at the Colorado Republican convention. The additional delegates bring Trump slightly closer to the 1,237 needed to secure the nomination. By CNN's estimates, Trump now has 758 delegates, Cruz has 538, Marco Rubio...
  • U. of Missouri to close 2 dorms due to lack of students

    04/12/2016 6:46:18 AM PDT · by doldrumsforgop · 64 replies
    am thinker ^ | 4/12/16 | r moran
    Back in early March, University of Missouri Chancellor Hank Foley wrote a "Dear Mizzou Community" letter informing students and faculties that freshmen enrollment was down by more than 1500 students creating a budget shortfall of $32 million. The shortfall would mean job cuts and an increase in student fees. Yesterday, the university informed students that two dorms would be shuttered in order to more efficiently use their facilities. The school announced a 5 percent cut "to all annual recurring general revenue budgets" and an "across-the-board hiring freeze for all units on campus." The dorm closures are only the latest cost-cutting...
  • BREAKING=> Cruz Supporters Stage Coup – Try to Dump Phyllis Schlafly After Trump EndorsementBREAKING

    04/12/2016 5:29:05 AM PDT · by Greetings_Puny_Humans · 912 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | April 11th, 2016 6:38 pm04/12/16 | Jim Hoft
    YOU WON’T BELIEVE THIS! CRUZ SUPPORTERS ATTEMPT COUP AT EAGLE FORUM! Conservative icon Phyllis Schlafly has been a national leader of the conservative movement since the publication of her best-selling 1964 book, A Choice Not An Echo. She has been a leader of the pro-family movement since 1972 when she led the fight to defeat the Equal Rights Amendment. Phyllis Schlafly is 91 years-old. On March 11, 2016 conservative icon Phyllis Schlafly endorsed Donald Trump for President at his St. Louis rally. But not everyone in her organization, Eagle Forum – or her family – agreed with Phyllis Schlafly’s...
  • APPALLING: Missouri Grants ‘Jihad’ and ‘Hamas’ License Plates

    04/11/2016 5:32:20 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 29 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | 4/10/2016 | Bethany Blankley
    According to St. Louis, Mo., news station KMOV News 4, the State of Missouri’s Department of Motor Vehicles has permitted personalized terrorism license plates, that read “JIHAD1” and “HAMAS.” In response to emails it received from viewers, News 4 investigated a Missouri license plate reading ‘JIHAD 1’. According to News4: “… examined the policies for granting or denying personalized license plates [and] made several requests for an on-camera interview with a representative of the Missouri Department of Motor Vehicles on the State’s reasons for allowing the JIHAD plate, but no one was made available to talk.” The Muslim couple...
  • Missouri Senate panel okays censuring Planned Parenthood CEO

    04/08/2016 7:01:30 AM PDT · by Morgana · 1 replies
    Washington Times ^ | April 7, 2016 | AP
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - A proposal to censure a Planned Parenthood official is advancing to the floor of the Missouri Senate. A Senate committee voted 5-2 Thursday to endorse holding regional Planned Parenthood CEO Mary Kogut in contempt of the Senate, which can entail a fine and 10 days in jail The resolution would demand she come to the Senate to answer why she has not complied with a subpoena involving lawmakers’ investigation into fetal tissue donation. Senate Majority Leader Mike Kehoe said he expects the Senate to vote on the contempt resolutions next week. Planned Parenthood has said...
  • Missouri Senator Wants Planned Parenthood CEO Held in Contempt for Ignoring Subpoena

    04/06/2016 6:55:51 PM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    lifenews.com ^ | April 5, 2016 | Joe Ortwerth
    A Missouri State Senator is pursuing action by his colleagues to hold a St. Louis Planned Parenthood official in contempt of the Senate. Senator Kurt Schaefer of Columbia has filed Senate Resolution 1793, which would formalize contempt proceeding against Mary Kogut, the President of Planned Parenthood of St. Louis. Kogut has refused to honor a subpoena to appear before a special Senate committee that Schaeffer chairs, the Senate Sanctity of Human Life Committee. That committee was convened last summer to investigate allegations that Planned Parenthood officials were engaged in the illegal trafficking of the organs and body parts of aborted...
  • Federal land grabs violate Fundamental Rights of the American people

    04/06/2016 8:39:50 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 9 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 4/6/16 | Susan Frickey
    “Time and time again, the Federal government has breached its promises with respect to the public lands. Western states are moving to compel the Federal government to honor the same promise it made and kept with all states east of Colorado: to timely dispose of the public lands so they can be managed by those whose lives and livelihoods depend upon the wide management of those lands.” - American Lands Council When the western states were asked to join the union, they each agreed to sign a compact with the federal government much as the eastern states had done. The...
  • The GREAT State of MO. TRUMP WINS! Certified number show a 365 vote increase

    03/29/2016 5:10:39 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 112 replies
    Twitter ^ | 03/29/16 | Donald Trump
        Donald J. Trump Verified account ‏@realDonaldTrump Final #'s just announced in the GREAT State of MO. TRUMP WINS! New certified #'s show a 365 vote increase for me- @ least 12 more delegates!  
  • Missouri Results Certified: 12 More Delegates for Trump

    03/29/2016 5:09:48 PM PDT · by usafa92 · 25 replies
    Donald J Trump ^ | 3/29/2016 | Donald J Trump
    No Article, just the link
  • Loretta Lynch presses courts to back off (minority)criminals

    03/28/2016 6:58:26 PM PDT · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 46 replies
    WND ^ | 3/28/16 | Cheryl Chumley
    Attorney General Loretta Lynch issued a nine-page letter through her civil-rights division to municipal and state judges around the United States, warning them to ease off prosecution of criminals, particularly those of minority status, or else face loss of federal funding. Specifically, she wants the 6,500 municipal level courts in the country to offer community service in lieu of jail time, or provide more “amnesty days” to those with outstanding warrants so they can pay a fee instead of serving behind bars, the New York Post reported. The ‘Stop Hillary’ campaign is on fire! Join the surging response to this...
  • Court strikes down law passed after DOJ report on Ferguson

    03/28/2016 7:54:56 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 4 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar. 28, 2016 10:19 PM EDT
    A Missouri court has struck down parts of a law meant to address concerns raised after the police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson. A Cole County judge ruled Monday it is unconstitutional to limit St. Louis-area municipalities to less traffic ticket and court fine revenues than cities elsewhere in the state. The judge also struck down requirements for those cities’ police departments, including written use-of-force policies and procedures for reporting police stops. …
  • Shocker: University of Missouri facing budget shortfall after political correctness engulfed campus

    03/28/2016 4:34:26 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/28/2016 | Matt Vespa
    So, after the whole mess surrounding the poop swastika; instances of harassment that were allegedly racially-motivated, though unverifiable since they occurred off campus; and a professor who was charged with assaulting a student reporter at protests over said events has a caused a budget shortfall at the University of Missouri. I know, totally shocking, right? (via Daily Caller): The University of Missouri (MU) is losing about 1500 students and is facing a huge $32 million budget shortfall four months after it attracted national attention as the site of massive race-based campus protests.“I am writing to you today to confirm...
  • Missouri GOP Primary Election Results to Be Certified ‘Roughly Around Tax Day’

    03/23/2016 8:11:20 PM PDT · by Flick Lives · 21 replies
    Beitbart ^ | March 23, 2016 | Alex Swoyer
    Although GOP frontrunner Donald Trump inched out Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)97% in the Missouri GOP primary last week, the election results have yet to be certified. ... Breitbart News learned the results should be certified “roughly around tax day,” which is about three weeks away on April 15th. ... According to CBS News, Missouri allocated 37 delegates to Trump and 15 delegates to Cruz based on the unofficial election results.
  • Gov. Nixon joins St. Louis-area firms in opposing religious objections measure

    03/23/2016 2:41:41 PM PDT · by fungoking · 1 replies
    Fox 2 Now ^ | 3/18/16 | Staff
    Top executives from some of the St. Louis area’s largest companies say Missouri’s proposed religious freedom bill could have a devastating impact on the state’s economy. Leaders from Monsanto, MasterCard and other firms joined Gov. Jay Nixon Friday at the St. Louis Regional Chamber to express opposition to Senate Joint Resolution 39. The bill survived a 37-hour filibuster by Senate Democrats. If approved by the Legislature, it would go to voters. The proposal calls for amending the state Constitution to create religious protections for some businesses objecting to gay marriage. The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry announced its opposition...
  • Kansas City cops arrest woman suspected of hitting Dan the police horse during Donald Trump protest

    03/20/2016 1:01:00 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 83 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 03/20/2016 | NICOLE HENSLEY
    Kansas City cops are not horsing around. A woman suspected of striking “Dan” the police horse during last week’s Donald Trump protest in Missouri was arrested Friday night. In an attempt to spook a member of the city’s mounted patrol, April Foster, 29, allegedly yelled at the horse as its officer pushed through a crowd of protesters. She then slapped it with an open hand, according to the Kansas City Star.
  • Woman Charged for slapping Police Horse at KC Trump Protest

    03/19/2016 6:53:57 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 149 replies
    Fox4KC ^ | 3-19-2011 | Stephan Ganey
    A woman in the midst of the protests outside the rally for presidential candidate Donald Trump on March 12 was arrested on Friday for abuse of a police service animal. According to a police report, an officer mounted on horseback was involved in police crowd control outside the Midland Theatre when protesters began moving into the street and blocking traffic, approaching officers on foot. After police verbally instructed the protesters back onto the sidewalk, the crowd continued moving forward and mounted officers moved into position to block the crowd. Police said that’s when the suspect, April J. Foster, 29, approached...
  • Melissa Click: What would our world be like if no one ever took a chance?

    03/18/2016 11:06:43 AM PDT · by C19fan · 54 replies
    Washington Post ^ | March 17, 2016 | Melissa Click
    Here in Columbia, the University of Missouri homecoming parade is a big deal, so arriving early to grab a spot last October was crucial. Getting out the door with a young family on a Saturday morning however, can be a bit of a struggle and my thoughts that morning were dominated by the usual worries of anyone rushing out to the door to a much-anticipated event. Grateful to have found a spot that would accommodate us just moments before the parade began, we were frustrated when the candy throwing and band marching unexpectedly stopped.
  • Why I Voted For Trump... a last minute decision...

    03/17/2016 9:46:49 AM PDT · by dps.inspect · 167 replies
    My Own Self | 3-17-16 | Elad Eirhtug
    I live in Missouri, the state Trump won by less than 2,000 (the last I heard). I had been saying all along that I’d be voting for Ted Cruz, mainly because he says he’s a Christian. But on the day of our election this week, I could not do it, I voted for Trump... knowing full well his foibles. Here’s the short story of my transformation: I am a Christian man in my sixties, have not always been the best I could be, either as a man or a Christian, but I do try, sometimes. Months and even years back...
  • Plurality Rules (Don’t confuse Donald Trump’s slim margins with a sign of weakness)

    03/16/2016 10:52:11 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 19 replies
    Slate ^ | 03/16/2016 | Jim Newell
    A bit of conventional wisdom was settling in on Wednesday morning that though Donald Trump enjoyed a good “Super Tuesday II,” with victories in the Northern Mariana Islands, Florida, North Carolina, Illinois, and—tentatively—Missouri, he may not have done well enough to ward off a contested convention. John Kasich’s win in his home state, Ohio, deprived Trump of a juicy 66 delegates, and he has still not shown that he can claim a state with anything greater than a plurality of the popular vote. By the Associated Press’ latest estimate, he’ll need to win 54 percent of the remaining delegates to...
  • Close results in Missouri primary could lead to recounts

    03/16/2016 4:50:50 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    The Hill's Ballot Box Blog ^ | March 16, 2016 | Lisa Hagen
    The Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders presidential campaigns are weighing whether to ask for a recount in Missouri following results that found them just two-tenths of 1 percent behind Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, respectively. Media outlets have yet to call the race due to the extremely close margins. The Missouri Secretary of State's office said that all results are unofficial until they're certified, which could take up to four weeks. With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Trump leads Cruz by 0.2 percent, and the two are separated by about 1,700 votes. On the Democratic side, Clinton also leads Sanders...
  • Missouri GOP releases tentative delegate allocation

    03/16/2016 4:43:52 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 55 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 16, 2016 | Rebecca Savransky
    The Missouri GOP released a tentative delegate allocation on Wednesday after the state's Tuesday Republican primary. Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump received 37 delegates, followed by rival Ted Cruz who received 15 delegates, according to a reporter from St. Louis Public Radio. According to the Associated Press, Trump received 40.9 percent of the vote in Missouri, followed closely by Cruz who got 40.7 percent of the vote. Cruz could still call for a recount, given the extremely close margin separating him and Trump.Bernie Sanders, likewise trailing Hillary Clinton by two-tenths of a point, could also ask for a recount. Trump...
  • MU board upholds Melissa Click's termination

    03/16/2016 6:07:05 AM PDT · by rktman · 43 replies
    stltoday.com ^ | 3/15/2016 | Koran(?) Addo
    The University of Missouri's Board of Curators has rejected an appeal filed by Melissa Click, the former assistant professor fired last month after she'd gained notoriety last fall for her role in protests on Mizzou's campus. The board's unanimous decision to reject Click's appeal means her termination has been upheld and she has no further recourse through the university to get her job back. Click had been on paid suspension pending her appeal since the board fired her in February. In announcing the board's action Tuesday morning, board chairwoman Pamela Henrickson said Click has been treated fairly throughout the process.
  • Donald Trump Inches out Ted Cruz in Missouri

    03/16/2016 5:28:13 AM PDT · by monkapotamus · 77 replies
    Breitbart ^ | March 15, 2016 | Alex Swoyer
    It appears that GOP frontrunner Donald Trump slightly edged out Sen. Ted Cruz in Missouri on Tuesday night. Trump took 40.7 percent of the votes in the Show Me State with 100 percent of the votes tallied. Sen. Ted Cruz is close behind at 40.6 percent–down by approximately 1,700 votes. With this small a margin, Cruz could potentially ask for a recount. However, since Missouri is not a winner-take-all primary, the recount fight may not yield many new delegates even if he is ultimately declared the state’s winner...
  • 100% Reporting in MO: Trump 40.7%, Cruz 40.5%

    03/15/2016 10:03:59 PM PDT · by old-ager · 102 replies
    Decision Desk HQ ^ | 2016-03-16 | Decision Desk HQ
    Title says it all. Will there be a recount?
  • Trump wins MO by less than 0.2%

    03/15/2016 10:01:15 PM PDT · by ifinnegan · 163 replies
    Mo SoS ^ | 3/15/16 | Mo SoS
    Looks like Trump wins by 1636 votes. Less than 0.2%. If these numbers are final. Delegate count could range from 52-0 to 17-35 Trump-Cruz depending on congressional district outcomes. Kasich 10%, Rubio 6%.
  • Trump holding Missouri by half a point, 85% reporting ... (10 Dels WTA)

    03/15/2016 8:20:31 PM PDT · by tinyowl · 203 replies
    decision desk hq ^ | Mar 15 '16 | decisiondeskhq
    Didn't see Missouri posted recently ... so ... rounding out the night ... Trump's held steady up by half a point for the past 15% reporting (it's at 85%) ... so looks good, depending on who you like.
  • *LIVE SUPER-DUPER TUESDAY ELECTION THREAD (FL, OH, NC, IL, AND MO)*

    03/15/2016 5:58:25 AM PDT · by tatown · 3,726 replies
    self | 3/15/16 | tatown
    FL - Polls Close at 8:00pm Eastern NC - Polls Close at 7:30pm Eastern IL - Polls Close at 8:00pm Eastern MO - Polls Close at 8:00pm Eastern OH - Polls Close at 8:30pm Eastern
  • Bing predicting Trump the winner in all 5 states--OH,NC,IL,FL,MO!

    03/15/2016 12:26:49 PM PDT · by GilGil · 152 replies
    Bing ^ | 3/15/2016 | Bing
    Amazing! If this Bing prediction is true, the riotous leftists need to riot some more. It is working out great for Trump! Romney is also appreciated for all he is doing!
  • REPUBLICAN WIMPS ABSOLVE THE RIOTERS

    03/15/2016 12:59:06 AM PDT · by Mensius · 119 replies
    WND ^ | 03/14/2016 | PATRICK J. BUCHANAN
    Friday evening’s Donald Trump rally in Chicago was broken up by a foul-mouthed mob that infiltrated the hall and forced the cancellation of the event to prevent violence and bloodshed. Brownshirt tactics worked. The mob, triumphant, rejoiced. And the reaction of Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz and John Kasich? All three Republican rivals blamed – Donald Trump. With his “dangerous style of leadership,” Trump stokes this anger, mewed Rubio, “This is what happens when a leading presidential candidate goes around feeding into a narrative of bitterness and anger and frustration.” Rubio implies that if Trump doesn’t tone down his remarks to...
  • Donald Trump: The Left's Worst Nightmare

    Donald Trump's presidential candidacy threatens the Left's strangehold in this country more than any other movement in American politics in my memory, if not modern history. That's the simple reason thousands of Leftists mobilized in Chicago last week to shut down the democratic process -- to seize the space inside and around a Trump political rally and transform it into a morass of menace, sirens, chaos, and mobs. Ted Cruz, John Kasich, Marco Rubio, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Rachel Maddow, Jake Tapper, Megyn Kelly et al to the woeful contrary: Nothing, but nothing, Donald Trump has said from his podium...
  • March 15 GOP Primary Primer (FL, IL, MO, MP, NC, OH) - Closing Times, Polling, Delegate Formulas

    Tuesday March 15, 2016367 of 2,472 delegates at stake