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  • Antonin Scalia’s death should strengthen Ted Cruz’s case for the GOP nomination

    02/14/2016 2:28:43 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies
    The Washington Post's The Fix ^ | February 14, 2016 | Chris Cillizza
    The stunning death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia -- announced just hours before the six remaining Republican presidential candidates gathered Saturday in South Carolina for a debate -- immediately ups the ante in the GOP primary and could well cement the base's commitment to nominating a "true" conservative along the lines of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. "We ought to make the 2016 election a referendum on the Supreme Court," Cruz told NBC's Chuck Todd on "Meet the Press" Sunday. "I cannot wait to stand on that debate stage with Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders and talk about what the...
  • Joe Scarborough-Donald Trump friendship increasing source of discomfort at NBC

    02/12/2016 9:57:35 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 10 replies
    Last November, MSNBC's Joe Scarborough sat on stage at the 92nd Street Y in New York and recounted the various times he had given Donald Trump political advice. "I've actually called him up and said, 'Donald, listen, you need to speak in complete sentences at debates," Scarborough said. "After the second debate ... I walked into his office, I said, 'Donald, do you know how to read? ... I said, 'You should read before a debate! ... Read a paragraph on Syria, read a paragraph on education reform!'"
  • Oh Oh... (Ted Cruz and dual citizenship)

    02/10/2016 8:13:15 PM PST · by Ultra Sonic 007 · 147 replies
    The Market Ticker ^ | 02/08/2016 | Karl Denninger
    There's a clean question on the table regarding dual citizenship for persons born in Canada prior to 1977 (when they changed their law to officially recognize dual nationality.) Prior to that date, with few exceptions, you could not hold dual nationality with Canada. In other words the very act of "renouncing" Canadian Citizenship means that Cruz never held US citizenship at birth because his parents had to declare his nationality at the time he was born. There may be exceptions that were available at the time but the law now is immaterial. The only material fact is what the law...
  • Cruz's Consular Report of Birth

    02/09/2016 6:01:09 AM PST · by zek157 · 153 replies ^ | 2/9/2015 | Karl Denninger
    Oh Oh... There's a clean question on the table regarding dual citizenship for persons born in Canada prior to 1977 (when they changed their law to officially recognize dual nationality.) Prior to that date, with few exceptions, you could not hold dual nationality with Canada. In other words the very act of "renouncing" Canadian Citizenship means that Cruz never held US citizenship at birth because his parents had to declare his nationality at the time he was born. There may be exceptions that were available at the time but the law now is immaterial. The only material fact is what...
  • SNL Mocks Ted Cruz's 5-Year-Old Daughter

    02/07/2016 5:30:06 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 65 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | February 7, 2016 | Daniel Halper
    Saturday Night Live did not just take aim at Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz. The NBC comedy show also mocked his daughter, Catherine. (VIDEO-AT-LINK) In last night's cold open skit last night, an actor playing Cruz said, "First, my family, I would be nothing without the love and support of my incredible family like my daughter Catherine here." "Come here, sweetie," says the fake Cruz. "How about a hug for daddy?" "No," says the actress, clearly much older than the real life Catherine Cruz. "Come on, now, give daddy a hug for the camera?" "No." "Come here, sweetie. How about...
  • Chris Mathews: Rubio's Repetitive Debate Responses Were "Strange," "Not Human"

    02/07/2016 10:08:18 AM PST · by Biggirl · 42 replies ^ | February 7, 2016 | Pam Key
    Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” while discussing Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) performance at Saturday’s ABC News Republican presidential debate in which he repeated several times that President Barack Obama’s policies are no accident but instead he knows exactly what he is doing, MSNBC’s “Hardball” host Chris Matthews called it “strange” and said it was “not a human response.”
  • The Natural Born Citizen Clause as Originally Understood

    02/07/2016 10:07:51 AM PST · by Yashcheritsiy · 143 replies
    Catholic University Law Review ^ | 2015 | Mary Brigid McManamon
    The concluding statement in the article: "The introduction to this Article posed a question: “in the eyes of early Americans, would someone born in a foreign country of American parents be a ‘natural born citizen’ and therefore eligible to be President of the United States?” The pertinent historical materials lead to only one conclusion: aside from children born to U.S. ambassadors or soldiers in hostile armies, the answer is “no.”"
  • Why is the natural born citizen requirement important?

    02/05/2016 8:15:25 AM PST · by Yashcheritsiy · 101 replies
    Renew America ^ | February 05, 2016 | Tim Dunkin
    A lot of sound and fury has been generated in the past month concerning the natural born citizenship requirement found in the Constitution as a requirement for holding the office of the presidency. The issue has been around since Obama's first run for that office, though it was largely ignored at the time by the media and the political establishment. More recently, Donald Trump stumbled (quite by accident, I presume) into actually mentioning the Constitution when he raised the issue with regard to his competitor for the nomination, Ted Cruz. Now, the purpose of this present essay is not to...
  • CNN: Why Ted Cruz Is Eligible To Be pPresident

    01/27/2016 2:14:24 PM PST · by Yosemitest · 112 replies
    CNN ^ | January 14, 2016
    (CNN)... If Cruz gets enough electoral votes this fall,then Congress and not the Supreme Court should be the final legal judge of Cruz's eligibility.The Constitution's 12th Amendment clearly says thatCongress counts the electoral votes at a special session;and thus Congress is constitutionally authorizedto refuse to count any electoral votes that Congress considers invalid. Elsewhere, Article I, section 5 of the Constitution makes clear thateach house of Congress may "judge" whethera would-be member of that house meets the constitutional eligibility rules for that house. ... If a dispute arises ... the Constitution clearly saysthe Senate is "the judge" of Smith's...
  • RNC drops NBC as debate host

    01/27/2016 10:22:26 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 26 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 19, 2016. | Jesse Byrnes
    The Republican National Committee (RNC) has formally split with NBC for its debate next month in Houston, announcing Monday that it will partner with CNN to broadcast the event. The debate was originally slated to take place Feb. 26 at the University of Houston. Now it will take place a day earlier, Feb. 25, in Houston at a location that has yet to be announced. Spanish-language media company Telemundo will continue to co-host the event, along with conservative magazine National Review and radio network Salem Communications, RNC chairman Reince Priebus said in a statement. The RNC had announced in late...
  • Trump to Cruz: Settle eligibility question or 'get out' of the race

    01/25/2016 10:08:59 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 318 replies
    Politico ^ | 01/25/2016 | Nick Gass
    Donald Trump stepped up his attack on Ted Cruz on Monday, tweeting that the Texas senator needs to "either settle his problem" of having been born in Canada or leave the race. "It's time for Ted Cruz to either settle his problem with the FACT that he was born in Canada and was a citizen of Canada, or get out of race," Trump tweeted Monday morning, on the heels of Fox News polls released over the weekend that showed him with double-digit leads over Cruz in both Iowa and New Hampshire. Trump has insisted over the course of the last...
  • LIVE THREAD: Trump Rally Sunday, Jan 24 1:00pm EST on C-SPAN Muscatine High School, Muscatine, IA

    Here we go again. Donald Trump will speak Sunday, January 24, 2016 in Muscatine, IA at Muscatine High School at 12:00 PM CST. I will post additional Live Feeds. Mr. Trump will be attending church services this morning at New Hope Christian Church in Marshall Town, IA. I think it would be over the top for the media to be filming this. Mr. Trump will do TV shows via phone today as well: CBS’ “Face the Nation”: Trump will call into the show to gauge his chances in the Iowa caucus, with Sanders speaking afterwards. NBC’s “Meet the Press”: Clinton...
  • Coulter: The case against Cruz as ‘natural-born citizen’

    01/20/2016 6:57:04 AM PST · by RC one · 153 replies
    thye Courier of Montgomery County ^ | , January 17, 2016 10:47 pm | Ann CoulterSyndicated Columnist
    If Ted Cruz is a “natural-born citizen,” eligible to be president, what was all the fuss about Obama being born in Kenya? No one disputed that Obama’s mother was a U.S. citizen.Cruz was born in Canada to an American citizen mother and an alien father. If he’s eligible to be president, then so was Obama — even if he’d been born in Kenya.As with most constitutional arguments, whether or not Cruz is a “natural-born citizen” under the Constitution apparently comes down to whether you support Cruz for president. (Or, for liberals, whether you think U.S. citizenship is a worthless thing...
  • NBC scores highest-rated Democratic debate since October [10.2 Million Viewers]

    01/19/2016 1:14:46 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    KCCI ^ | 01/19/2016
    Sunday night's NBC face-off between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders was watched by 10.2 million viewers, making it the most-watched Democratic primary debate since October. The ratings were an improvement over the other two Democratic debates on broadcast networks this election season. CBS's Democratic debate on a Saturday night in November averaged 8.5 million viewers. The ABC debate on the Saturday before Christmas in December had 7.8 million. NBC had an advantage over ABC and CBS, since Sunday nights have heavier TV viewership. Still, NBC's debate -- the fourth of the Democratic cycle -- didn't come close to matching the...
  • Exclusive — RNC Officially Severs Ties With NBC News For Upcoming GOP Debate

    01/18/2016 12:30:42 PM PST · by Rockitz · 18 replies ^ | 18 Jan 2016 | Matthew Boyle
    The Republican National Committee (RNC) officially voted on Monday afternoon to sever its business relationship with NBC News for the previously-scheduled Feb. 26, 2016, GOP presidential primary debate, Breitbart News has learned. The Debate Committee for the RNC met via conference call and after hearing updates from RNC chairman Reince Priebus officially voted to cancel the partnership with NBC, according to sources on the call. The vote was unanimous. After the October debate hosted by NBC partner CNBC—in which co-moderator John Harwood was roundly criticized for a poor performance—the RNC suspended its relationship with NBC News over that upcoming Houston...
  • #We Can’t Wait!

    01/18/2016 6:27:23 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 1 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 1-18-2016 | MOTUS
    There was another Democratic debate last night? Why was I not advised? Not that I would have watched it anyway as it was Lady M’s birthday (52!) which takes precedence over everything. I’d do a highlight reel of last year’s fashion high points butt NBC Washington has already done that. It’s almost identical to the fawning review MO got after her first year “in office” from the LA Times. Here are a few of the points made in this year’s version, which I’ve taken the liberty of illustrating for them: “Since arriving at the White House in 2009, FLOTUS became...
  • Michael Moore wants Obama to visit Flint, Attorney General to arrest Snyder

    01/16/2016 3:27:23 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 36 replies ^ | 1/16/16 | NBC25 Newsroom
    FLINT - Filmmaker and Davison native Michael Moore spoke before a fired-up crowd in downtown Flint today about the water crisis. In his speech he asked that President Barack Obama visit Flint, when the president is at the North American International Auto Show next week. Moore said that Obama needs to come to Flint before it becomes the president's version of Katrina, conjuring images of when President Bush flew over, but initially did not go to, New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina stuck the city.
  • NBC Scrapped Story About Bill Clinton Rape Accuser Because She Didn’t Have 'Anything New' To Say

    01/15/2016 4:22:44 AM PST · by Zakeet · 33 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | January 15, 2016 | Chuck Ross
    NBC News journalists - including veteran reporter Andrea Mitchell - conducted interviews last week with Juanita Broaddrick, the Arkansas woman who says Bill Clinton raped her in 1978, but decided not to go forward with a story, claiming that there was not "anything new" to report. "When Juanita Broaddrick went public last week, NBC News sent an associate producer to Arkansas to see if there was anything new in her story. We established there was not, and decided not to pursue it any further," an NBC spokesperson told Buzzfeed News. Broaddrick, a 73-year-old retired nursing home administrator, spoke out on...
  • Poll: Cruz beats Trump head-to-head

    01/14/2016 11:13:50 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 111 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 14, 2016 | Harper Neidig
    Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz would beat rival Donald Trump in a theoretical head-to-head matchup, a new national poll from The Wall Street Journal and NBC News shows. However, among all GOP candidates, Trump still holds a commanding lead as the first choice of 33 percent support nationally. Cruz takes second, with 20 percent.
  • Mark Levin declares war on Donald Trump? Has The Great One had enough of The Donald?

    01/14/2016 7:57:06 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 234 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/14/2016 | Ed Straker
    Mark Levin has been trying to stay out of the conflict between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz. He says he likes both men and has both on his show. But as Trump has escalated his birther attacks on Cruz, Levin has spent hours of airtime defending Cruz against these arguments...while studiously not mentioning who is making these arguments. Well, it looks as though Levin has finally had enough, because, of which he is editor in chief, has published a piece (that Levin has tweeted a link to) that exposes Donald Trump's political inconsistencies, point by point. Entitled Trump's...
  • On this “Natural Born Citizen” Issue, Part I: From Alexander Hamilton to Lynch v. Clarke

    01/12/2016 3:53:27 PM PST · by Idaho_Cowboy · 42 replies
    Red State ^ | May 21, 2012 | Jake Walke
    No person except a natural born citizen, or a citizen of the United States, at the time of the adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the office of President... -Article II, Section 1 of the United States Constitution This is a passage that has weighed heavily upon us in recent years. There are those among us, known commonly as "Birthers" who dispute the eligibility of various politicians to be President or Vice-President of the United States. The most popular target of the Birthers is Barack Obama, of course, but of late, Birthers have been training their sights on...
  • Where is Ted Cruz CRBA? Shows you were ZOTTED ...

    01/12/2016 5:48:45 AM PST · by Curmie · 174 replies
    Birth of U.S. Citizens Abroad A child born abroad to a U.S. citizen parent or parents may acquire U.S. citizenship at birth if certain statutory requirements are met. The child’s parents should contact the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate to apply for a Consular Report of Birth Abroad of a Citizen of the United States of America (CRBA) to document that the child is a U.S. citizen. If the U.S. embassy or consulate determines that the child acquired U.S. citizenship at birth, a consular officer will approve the CRBA application and the Department of State will issue a CRBA, also...
  • Fordham Law Prof: Ted Cruz Not 'Natural Born' Under 'Originalist' View of Constitution

    01/11/2016 8:19:23 AM PST · by Greetings_Puny_Humans · 143 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/11/2016 | Breitbart News
    Thomas Lee, a professor of constitutional law and international law at Fordham Law School, writes in the Los Angeles Times that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)97% would not be considered a "natural born citizen" under an originalist view of the Constitution. From the LA Times: Under either a textualist or a "living Constitution" theory, Cruz is a "natural born Citizen," eligible to be president; under an originalist view, however, he isn't. It's the conservative theory that would exclude the conservative Cruz from presidential eligibility. To an originalist, a "natural born Citizen" is a person who is a citizen of the United...
  • Latest NBC/WSJ/Marist Poll– Cruz Leads Iowa; Trump Leads NH; Sanders Leads In Both

    01/11/2016 8:52:58 AM PST · by St_Thomas_Aquinas · 17 replies
    RedState ^ | 1/10/16 | streiff (Diary)
    Iowa GOP top line. Cruz 28, Trump 24, Rubio 13, Carson 11, Bush 4, Paul 5, Christie 3, Huckabee 2, Fiorina 3, Kasich 2, Santorum 0. If we flash back to the FoxNews poll we have Cruz 27, Trump 23, Rubio 15, Carson 9, Bush 7, Huckabee 2, Paul 5, Christie 4, Fiorina 1, Kasich 1, Santorum 1. Back just before Christmas, Gravis also did an Iowa poll, Gravis, as you know, was the gold standard for Iowa polling in 2014. Cruz 31, Trump 31, Rubio 9, Carson 7, Bush 4, Huckabee 4, Paul 1, Christie 2, Fiorina 3, Kasich...
  • Jeb Bush on Energy Knocks: 'It's the Weirdest Thing in the World'

    01/10/2016 7:19:06 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 22 replies
    NBC News ^ | 1/10/16 | JORDAN FRASIER
    Jeb Bush on Saturday addressed Donald Trump's efforts to brand him as "low energy," saying he's been puzzled by the "weird" and unfounded knock on his stamina. "I've never understood this," he said during a campaign appearance in Hilton Head, South Carolina. "For a guy who doesn't even know me, [he] just repeats it over and over again, it becomes the truth -- It's the weirdest thing in the world." Bush attracted one of his largest crowds to date -- more than 500 -- to an oceanside hotel ballroom, where voters made a point of complementing both the governor's energy...
  • Congressman Readies Ted Cruz Eligibility Lawsuit With Eye on Mom[Rep. Grayson]

    01/06/2016 3:42:13 PM PST · by Theoria · 56 replies
    US News ^ | 06 Jan 2016 | Steven Nelson
    A Florida Democrat and some Obama "birthers" agree about Cruz. Billionaire businessman Donald Trump suggested this week his nearest rival for the Republican presidential nomination may be ineligible for office and won a daylong echo across the political press, despite Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's attempt to brush off the commentary. In raising the issue, Trump said Republicans should be concerned about Democrats hog-tying Cruz with a yearslong legal challenge -- and indeed an effort to do just that already is afoot. Rep. Alan Grayson of Florida, an attorney and Democratic Senate candidate, tells U.S. News he will file a lawsuit...
  • Samuel L. Jackson Might Be the One to Bring Down Donald Trump's Campaign

    01/06/2016 11:57:17 AM PST · by EveningStar · 84 replies
    TV Guide ^ | January 6, 2016 | Liam Mathews
    Samuel L. Jackson appeared on Late Night with Seth Meyers Tuesday night to address a recent insulting Donald Trump tweet.
  • Coulter: Cruz is not a natural born citizen

    01/06/2016 9:51:31 AM PST · by springwater13 · 227 replies
    Conservative commentator Ann Coulter, who has been boosting Donald Trump for president, took to Twitter on Wednesday to declare that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is not a natural born citizen. Ann Coulter @AnnCoulter Same lawyers who said anchor babies are in the Constitution now tell us being born outside U.S to 1 American parent = natural born citizen. Ann Coulter @AnnCoulter NYT: Cruz was born outside the U.S. to 1 American parent: "Under the Constitution this makes him a 'natural born citizen.'” Absolutely false Coulter joins Trump in questioning whether Cruz can legally be president. “Republicans are going to have...
  • New Comedy 'Superstore' Tries to Make Abortion Funny, Fails Miserably

    01/05/2016 7:30:57 AM PST · by Kaslin · 14 replies ^ | January 5, 2016 | Erk Soderstrom
    After making racist jokes in a previous episode, the new NBC comedy Superstore opened the episode titled "Mannequin" with jokes about abortion and Planned Parenthood. Praised by Jonah (Ben Feldman) for choosing to keep her baby despite still being in high school, Cheyenne (Nichole Bloom) casually admits she's only keeping her baby because she "couldn't get a ride to Planned Parenthood." (Cue the pro-abortion feminist screams about abortion access and the need for late term abortions.) Jonah helpfully offers to give her a ride, prompting Glenn to chime in, "I'd prefer if you didn't offer to shuttle our employees to...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Cruz Says Attacks Show That Other Campaigns Are 'Panicking'

    01/04/2016 2:56:01 PM PST · by Isara · 36 replies
    NBC News ^ | Jan 4 2016 | Hallie Jackson, Vaughn Hillyard and Carrie Dann
    BOONE, Iowa -- Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz dismissed attacks against his record and his personal style Monday, suggesting that his political rivals are "panicking" as the Iowa caucuses approach. Watch the video at the link. (Ted Cruz Not Getting Drawn Into 'Muck' of Personal Attacks 0:27) "Listen, politicians behave a certain way when they are panicking," he told NBC in an exclusive interview aboard his campaign bus. "And they engage in attacks, they engage in personal attacks, that's human nature. I understand that. I am not going to get drawn into that muck." *** Tune in to NBC Nightly...
  • Wat?: NBC News Describes Bill Clinton’s Affair with Monica Lewinsky as ‘Alleged’

    12/29/2015 9:02:26 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 87 replies
    Breitbart ^ | DECEMBER 29, 2015 | by JOHN NOLTE
    While interviewing Republican frontrunner Donald Trump Tuesday, “The Today’s Show’s” precious sunflower Savannah Guthrie described Clinton’s well-documented and admitted-to affair with Monica Lewinsky as “alleged.” Trump immediately jumped down her lying throat. Courtesy of the Washington Examiner: “You mention Monica Lewinsky,” Guthrie asked. “Are you saying an alleged extra-marital affair, that of course he has now admitted, is that fair game?” “Is it alleged? I don’t think that’s alleged,” Trump pounced. … “No, he’s admitted it, he’s admitted it,” Guthrie agreed. “If he’s admitted it, you don’t have to use the word alleged,” Trump replied. “Right, exactly,” Guthrie said. “Are...
  • Trump ‘Attacking Bill Clinton’ Exasperates NBC’s Andrea Mitchell

    12/28/2015 1:23:40 AM PST · by Helicondelta · 154 replies ^ | December 28, 2015 | Brent Baker
    You could hear it in her voice. Hosting Meet the Press on Sunday, NBC's Andrea Mitchell was clearly exasperated by Donald Trump daring to warn Hillary Clinton he would raise Bill Clinton's "penchant for sexism" if he campaigns for her. Mitchell was so annoyed by it that she brought it up during three segments. - First, with Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, she let out a loud sigh in highlighting Trump "attacking" Bill Clinton: "Are we going to get into an argument not only of sexism between Donald Trump and Bill Clinton but, eh, Donald Trump attacking Bill Clinton?" Second,...
  • DNC chair (Wasserman Dipstick): My daughters ask why Trump is so rude

    12/27/2015 3:58:41 PM PST · by Libloather · 83 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 12/27/15 | Curt Mills
    **SNIP** Appearing Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press," the Florida congresswoman said her daughters ask, "Mom, why is he so rude?" Trump is "an equal opportunity insulter," Wasserman Schultz said. "He has engaged in some of the most vulgar invective and rhetoric, and really brought this presidential campaign, its tone, and where the debate is on the other side of aisle to its lowest depths I have ever seen." **SNIP** Wasserman Schultz also brushed off concerns that Bill Clinton could be a "sexism" liability campaigning for Hillary Clinton. "Every poll I've ever seen is that if President Clinton were a...
  • Public Prayer at Football Game Called 'Scandalous Outrage'

    12/12/2015 8:29:12 AM PST · by Republican Wildcat · 31 replies
    NBC 7 San Diego ^ | 12/5/2015 | Derek Togerson and Matt Rascon
    It's a scene football fans have seen hundreds of times, played out on countless fields: players kneeling hand in hand, united in prayer before doing battle on the gridiron. But one such scene in San Diego is sparking national debate. It unfolded Saturday before the Air Force Academy Falcons lost to the San Diego State Aztecs 27-24 in the Mountain West Conference Championship game at Qualcomm Stadium. Multiple players knelt to pray, something they do often with, at times, nearly the entire team. Mikey Winstein, president and founder of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, said Air Force players participating in...
  • Hillary Clinton: NRA Wants People To Think ‘Black Helicopter’ Is Coming To Disarm Americans

    12/11/2015 4:58:11 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 57 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | December 11, 2015 | Patrick Howley
    Hillary Clinton launched a bitter diatribe against the National Rifle Association (NRA) in her appearance on “Late Night with Seth Meyers” on NBC. “It is not a totally foreign, alien concept that people have guns” for self-defense and hunting, Clinton told Meyers. “The NRA of thirty years ago is not the NRA of today,” Clinton said. “Today they want people to think the black helicopter is landing in your yard” to “take them away.”(continued)
  • The Mystery Behind Gadhafi's Birth: Some Say He's Jewish

    04/01/2011 1:06:27 PM PDT · by gleeaikin · 59 replies
    AOL News ^ | Mar 31,2011 - 1:28 pm | Dana Kennedy
    What if the biggest mystery surrounding Col. Moammar Gadhafi had nothing to do with his long, brutal reign as the world's most eccentric and violent leader turned pariah? And what if a long-lost letter from a Catholic cardinal who knew Gadhafi's true identity was evidence that could have solved the mystery? To many Libyan people, the biggest question mark about Gadhafi does not involve his repressive and dictatorial rule, delusional statements or brazen lies. Behind closed doors, for years, they've wondered if he is Jewish. Last week the issue came out in the open, as NBC's Richard Engel reported from...
  • ICYMI: NBC, ABC, and CBS Have Trouble Blaming Radical Islam for Attacks Against Israel

    12/02/2015 5:00:49 AM PST · by Kaslin · 4 replies ^ | December 1, 2015 | Matt Vespa
    In the month of October alone, Israel suffered 609 attacks. The world's only Jewish state has suffered almost daily attacks from their Palestinian neighbors (mostly stabbings) after unfounded rumors of changes on the Temple Mount were circulated over social media. Yet, the big three ABC, NBC, and CBS found it hard to blame radical Islam for the surge in violence, as noted by the Media Research Center's Newsbusters division:3 Month Failure: Nets Make No Mention of 'Islam' in Israeli Terror Attacks In the three months leading up to the ISIS's deadly Paris attacks, the ABC CBS and NBC evening news...
  • The Wiz – The Magic Is In You

    11/30/2015 9:29:17 PM PST · by TBP · 36 replies ^ | November 23, 2015 | Tim Phares
    It’s that time again. On Thursday, December 3, NBC will be presenting The Wiz Live (8 PM Eastern). The Wiz is a product of that period in the 1970s when Broadway was producing “all-black” versions of everything. It is an urban, African-American version of The Wizard of Oz. The show gave us the popular song “Ease On Down the Road”. In a nice casting touch, Stephanie Mills, who originated the role of Dorothy in the 1975 Broadway cast, will be playing Auntie Em. The production will also feature Queen Latifah as the first female Wiz. By now, the plot should...
  • TV networks hold conference call to discuss Trump treatment (JournoList)

    11/23/2015 12:42:49 PM PST · by TroutStalker · 57 replies
    Politico ^ | 11/23/15 | Hadas Gold
    Executives from several television networks held a conference call on Monday to discuss Donald Trump's campaign treatment of the press, but no immediate action is expected to come from the first call, sources familiar with the call told POLITICO. Another call is scheduled for this afternoon. Representatives from ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and CNN discussed how embeds and reporters from outlets are being treated, including being pushed into media "pens." The Washington Post was first to report on the conference call. It's unlikely a formal unified message will be sent to the Trump campaign unless all the networks agree on...
  • TRUE VIRTUE [charismatic Caucus]

    11/23/2015 7:44:25 AM PST · by Jedediah · 1 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles,Bible ^ | 11-23-15 | Holy Spirit,Bible
    My opportunities come with decisions made from a righteous mindset and it is only as one decides to walk in Virtue NOT Guile that heavens open and the Highway of Holiness is then revealed before your very eyes as Stephen ~ ~ ~ Acts 6:8-15 8 Now Stephen, full of grace (divine blessing and favor) and power (strength and ability) worked great wonders and signs (miracles) among the people. 9 However, some of those who belonged to the synagogue of the Freedmen (freed Jewish slaves), as it was called, and [of the synagogues] of the Cyrenians and of the Alexandrians...
  • Ben Rhodes: Obama Not Worried About Taking Syrian Refugees

    11/15/2015 11:25:36 AM PST · by Rockitz · 51 replies ^ | 15 Nov 2015 | Pam Key
    Sunday on NBC’s “Meet The Press,” the deputy national security adviser for strategic communication for President Barack Obama Ben Rhodes said the president is not worried about America taking Syrian refugees despite reports that at least one man linked to the Paris attacks registered as refugee in Greece. Host Chuck Todd said, “If anything, ISIS looks like they’re more ambitious than ever.” Rhodes replied, “Well clearly, Chuck, they’ll have to be an intensification of our efforts, to look at what has worked in the application of the strategy and what hasn’t. What we see works, getting equipment arms directly to...
  • NBC Tries (and Fails) to Make Story on Ben Carson's Friend a Mountain of a Molehill Story

    11/13/2015 9:07:21 AM PST · by Kaslin · 5 replies ^ | November 13, 2015 | Curtis Houck
    On Thursday night and Friday morning, NBC News tried their best to go after Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson by attempting to make a mountain out of a molehill of his relationship with a man who was convicted nearly a decade ago of insurance fraud while ignoring the ongoing investigation of Hillary Clinton over her private e-mail server. Even though competitors ABC and CBS didn’t cover this story, NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt hyped on Thursday that “Republican frontrunner Ben Carson is facing new questions about his friendship with a convicted felon. NBC Tries (and Fails) to Make...
  • More Gun Ignorance from and the NYPD

    11/11/2015 6:00:34 AM PST · by marktwain · 13 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 5 November, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    The two pistols shown above were misidentified as "submachine guns" by both the New York Police Department and From A man stopped for public drinking on Staten Island had two submachine guns on him, police said. Even though the correct models of the pistols are given in the story, they are still misidentified as submachine guns. When the officers opened the bag, police say they found an Intratec Model AB-10 submachine gun and a Calico Model M-9 submachine gun. With all the scorn that has been heaped on media outlets for their ignorance about guns over the...

    11/08/2015 1:03:11 PM PST · by Biggirl · 49 replies ^ | November 8, 2015 | Breitbart News
    NBC has released early figures for the ratings on Donald Trump’s Saturday Night Live hosting gig, and they’re yuuuge. The Associated Press downplays the Trump bump while admitting he brought NBC’s numbers to a three-year high.
  • NBCUniversal Executive Hosts Fundraiser for Hillary Clinton (Comcast, NBC & MSNBC)

    11/07/2015 4:33:45 PM PST · by Libloather · 18 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 11/05/15 | DANIEL HALPER
    An NBCUniversal executive, Joe Waz, is hosting a fundraiser today for Hillary Clinton. "Clinton has arrived at her first fundraiser of the day. NBCUniversal executive Joe Waz, and his wife Cynthia Telles, are hosting the event," Dan Merica of CNN reports on Twitter. NBCUniversal, which is owned by Comcast, operates NBC and MSNBC, among other television networks.
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    11/04/2015 8:05:33 PM PST · by Vision Thing · 57 replies
    NBC News ^ | Nov 4 2015 | Lauren Prince
    Protesters gathered outside of NBC's famed headquarters at 30 Rockefeller Center in New York City on Wednesday for a "Dump Trump" rally ahead of Donald Trump's appearance as the host of Saturday Night Live this weekend. A petition decrying the Republican presidential candidate's upcoming appearance on the comedy show was delivered by the protesters -- who gathered outside the building that houses SNL studios -- to the executives at NBC. The box containing the signatures read, "522,080 petition signatures demanding that NBC revoke Donald Trump's invitation to host Saturday Night Live on Saturday, November 7th, 2015." Juan Escalante, a staffer...
  • NBC Thumbs Nose At Protesters, Unveils Donald Trump ‘SNL'

    11/04/2015 8:28:15 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 72 replies
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    11/04/2015 3:38:46 PM PST · by SMGFan · 18 replies
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  • Trump "SNL" promos released

    11/04/2015 2:26:21 PM PST · by Biggirl · 81 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 4, 2015 | Judy Kurtz
    Viewers are getting their first peek at Donald Trump’s upcoming hosting gig on “Saturday Night Live.” NBC’s long-running sketch comedy show released a series of promos Wednesday to tout its GOP presidential candidate-hosted Nov. 7 episode.