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  • ‘Head Space’: How Hillary Clinton’s Inner Circle Tiptoes Around Her Health Issues

    10/24/2016 8:27:59 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 11 replies ^ | http://www.
    Hillary Clinton’s top campaign officials regularly discuss and assess the Democratic presidential candidate’s mental well-being, according to several conversations seen in Wikileaks’ release of campaign chairman John Podesta’s purported email accounts. Monday’s new batch of emails revealed a new thread, flagged by The American Mirror, showing that Clinton’s state of mind worried Podesta enough to reach out to the campaign’s Communications Director Jennifer Palmieri — presumably because she was face-to-face with Clinton. Podesta’s message simply says “How bad is her head?” under the subject heading “Any sense of whether and when she wants to talk?” Podesta’s phrasing here calls to...
  • I've Never Seen Anything Like This

    10/24/2016 8:10:05 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Rush ^ | October 24, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: I have never in my life, and I really have struggled to remember, I wasn't old enough in 1964 to be aware of such things. I knew who Goldwater was. I even went to a Goldwater whistle-stop. My dad put us in the car, took us over to Southern Illinois where Goldwater was going through. I knew it was a landslide. I didn't know why. I didn't know anything about the conservative movement, knew nothing of any of that. But that aside, I have never in the rest of my life from 1964 forward, I don't think...
  • Vox's Kliff Explains Huge Obamacare Premium Hikes

    10/24/2016 7:52:03 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 5 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | October 24, 2016 | P.J. Gladnick
    Imagine if your main shtick in life is acting as a cheerleader for a program that turns into a colossal flop. Such is now the situation of Sarah Kliff of Vox since it was reported today that ObamaCare premiums are due for a huge price hike.  Before we see Kliff struggling to explain the death spiral price hikes predicted for years by "evil" conservatives, let us read the sad bedside news of the terminal patient via the Associated Press:
  • Sure, I’ll vote for Trump! What have I got to lose?

    10/24/2016 7:30:19 PM PDT · by SJackson · 12 replies
    Backwoods Home ^ | November, 2016 | Dave Duffy
    Donald Trump has been urging African-Americans to vote for him for President by asking them, "What have you got to lose?" Things are so bad for blacks in many of our hollowed-out inner cities like Detroit and Chicago, it is a fair question. In fact, I have been asking myself the same question, "What have I got to lose?" Every time a typical Republican or Democrat gets elected, the economy gets worse, the country goes deeper in debt, and my individual freedoms diminish. I’m not so sure how successful Trump has been with African-Americans. Many blacks have swallowed the falsehood...
  • Roseanne Barr: I Think Trump Has Learned His Lesson About How To Treat Women. But-Hillary Will Never

    10/24/2016 7:23:54 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 55 replies ^ | October 23, 2016
  • U.S. takes aim at cyber attacks from connected devices as recalls mount

    10/24/2016 7:22:03 PM PDT · by Innovative · 8 replies
    Reuters ^ | Oct. 24, 2016 | Joseph Menn
    Obama administration officials sought on Monday to reassure the public that it was taking steps to counter new types of cyber attacks such as the one Friday that rendered Twitter, Spotify, Netflix and dozens of other major websites unavailable. The Department of Homeland Security said it had held a conference call with 18 major communication service providers shortly after the attack began and was working to develop a new set of “strategic principles” for securing internet-connected devices. DHS said its National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center was working with companies, law enforcement and researchers to cope with attacks made possible...
  • Mr Fix It--Jeff Rovin

    10/24/2016 7:10:08 PM PDT · by guido911 · 99 replies
    Don't know the name, which to me is a good thing.
  • Militant attack on Pakistan police academy kills 44

    10/24/2016 7:06:28 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 3 replies
    CNN ^ | 10/24/2016 | Sophia Salfi
    Sarfraz Bugti, Pakistan's Minister for Home and Tribal Affairs, told reporters that the assault had ended in the early hours of Tuesday and the area had been cleared for attackers. One attacker was killed by security forces; two others died when they detonated bombs they were carrying, he said. It was not immediately clear whether the three dead attackers were among the total number of dead cited by Bugti. Two police officers were also killed during the assault. The attackers focused on a hostel at the academy where as many as 700 police cadets live, officials said.
  • Early Voters From Amarillo Are Saying Their Votes Were Changed On the Ballot

    10/24/2016 6:46:03 PM PDT · by WENDLE · 83 replies
    Kiss FM Amarillo ^ | 10/24/2016 | Kiss FM AMARILLO, Texas
    It’s what most voters fear when they go in to fill out their ballots. Early voting for the 2016 election started today (Monday, October 24th). The people of Potter and Randall County are taking this opportunity to skip the long lines that always file out of the voting locations on Election Day. It’s common to see pictures of the “I Voted!” stickers on social media. It’s not as common to see the stories I’ve been seeing today. Two voters from Canyon posted the experience they had while voting. Apparently, when these voters chose the straight Republican option, the ballot selected...

    10/24/2016 6:45:36 PM PDT · by Ciaphas Cain · 23 replies
    Associated Press ^ | October 24, 2016
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia police say they've arrested four teens on assault charges in flash mob attacks around Temple University in which college students were beaten, an officer was knocked down and a police horse was punched in the face.
  • Trump's election will be the biggest "[bleep] You" in human history - Michael Moore

    10/24/2016 6:23:50 PM PDT · by defal33 · 90 replies
  • ABC "Daily Tracking Poll" - MIA today (Vanity)

    10/24/2016 6:12:09 PM PDT · by rb22982 · 47 replies
    ABC/RCP ^ | 10/24/2016 | Myself
    Anyone else notice the new BS Daily Tracking poll that ABC launched on Sunday showing Trump down 12 that the MSM wouldn't shut up about (despite 4 other polls showing tie/lead) from ABC website - "This is the first in what will be daily ABC News tracking poll reports from now to Election Day". Only issue, it didn't actually update today at all. Why?
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: US Army RDECOM, Maryland ~ 25 October 2016

    10/24/2016 6:00:32 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 26 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | laurenmarlowe
        ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: United States Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, MarylandThe U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command is a major subordinate command of the Army Materiel Command, and is charged with "creating, integrating and delivering technology-enabled solutions to our Soldiers." With its headquarters at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, RDECOM scientists, engineers and researchers work at laboratories and research center across the nation and the globe. With more than 17,000 employees, RDECOM performs nearly all of the Army's basic and applied research and technology development. The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command is...
  • Twitter Planning Hundreds More Job Cuts As Soon As This Week

    10/24/2016 6:00:15 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 15 replies
    Boomberg Technology ^ | 24 OCt 16 | Sarah Frier
    âžž Company may announce around third-quarter earnings report âžž Twitter said to plan cut of about 8 percent of workforce Twitter Inc. is planning widespread job cuts, to be announced as soon as this week, according to people familiar with the matter. The company may cut about 8 percent of the workforce, or about 300 people, the same percentage it did last year when co-founder Jack Dorsey took over as chief executive officer, the people said. Planning for the cuts is still fluid and the number could change, they added. The people asked not to be identified talking about private...
  • Wikileaks -- Openly Assigning Hiring Slots by Race, Gender

    10/24/2016 5:54:40 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 24 replies
    Wikileaks ^ | Oct 24 2016 | released by WIkileaks To: Date: 2015-02-16 07:49 Subject: Re: You Dropped But sorry Went off line - I head to airport to come home at 11am so if I get family packed will call before then cdm > On Feb 15, 2015, at 10:00 PM, John Podesta wrote: > > If you are awake call me at 202-244-5673 > >> On Feb 15, 2015 9:52 PM, "Cheryl Mills" wrote: >> Here is Robby's List of the top 10 or so positions: >> >> Exec Chair - Podesta >> >> States Director - Marshall >> >> Political Director - Hispanic Woman >>...
  • Trump, Clinton In Dead Heat As Race Hits Final Two-Week Stretch — IBD/TIPP Poll

    10/24/2016 5:51:17 PM PDT · by Innovative · 23 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | Oct. 24, 2016 | TERRY JONES
    With the presidential election set to enter its final two weeks, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump find themselves in a near dead heat at 41% each in a four-way race, the latest IBD/TIPP presidential tracking poll shows. Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson edged up to 8% from 7%, while the Green Party's Jill Stein rebounded to 4% from 3%. Without rounding, Trump stands at 41.1%, 0.1 percentage point behind Clinton's 41.2%. Johnson stands at 7.7%, unrounded, while Stein is at 3.7%.
  • Folks, It’s Happening=> TRUMP IS PEAKING — At Just the Right Time (VIDEO)

    10/24/2016 5:37:33 PM PDT · by bobsunshine · 23 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | October 24, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    TRUMP IS PEAKING – AT JUST THE RIGHT TIME! As reported earlier– THERE IS NO COMPARISON BETWEEN THE ENTHUSIASM FOR DONALD TRUMP AND HILLARY CLINTON! Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton held rallies in Cleveland this past weekend. Hillary Clinton had a few hundred people show up.
  • NY Times Reporter Won’t Say If She Knows Anybody at Paper Who’s Pro-Life

    10/24/2016 5:37:20 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 12 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Is anyone at the New York Times pro-life? Times reporter Yamiche Alcindor won’t say. On today’s Hardball, discussion turned to Donald Trump’s charge that the media elites are biased against him. Conservative commentator Hugh Hewitt posited that 90% of the Manhattan/Beltway elite will be voting for Hillary and applauding her election. To test Hewitt’s theory, Chris Matthews asked Alcindor whether she knew anybody at the Times who was pro-life. She first responded, “I’m not going to answer that question.” To his credit, Matthews pressed the question, but Alcindor continued to dodge, eventually saying she hadn’t asked any of her co-workers...
  • WIkileaks: Mary, Your Weekly Safeway Specials are Here. (WTF?)

    10/24/2016 5:34:44 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 23 replies
    Wikileaks | Oct 24, 2016 | released by Wikileaks
    MARY, Your Weekly Specials Are Here! To: Date: 2010-10-20 09:29 Subject: MARY, Your Weekly Specials Are Here! Safeway Ingredients for life. ------------------------------- MARY, See What's On Sale This Week ======================================================================= Monster Savings for Halloween
  • Living in a "Blue" state? (Vanity)

    10/24/2016 5:30:58 PM PDT · by L.A.Justice · 37 replies
    10/24/16 | Self
    Do you live in a "Blue" state? I live in California... In 2012, Obama won 60.2% of votes. Romney won 37.1% of votes. I do not believe that Trump will win CA...Hillary will win CA easily... I will still vote for Trump on the Election Day...I just hope that Trump will do better than Romney in CA...It would be great if Trump won more than 37.1% of votes in CA... I did contribute to Trump's campaign...I hope my money could help him win in states like FL, OH, and NC... If the presidential election were decided by the popular vote,...
  • Steven DenBeste has passed away.

    10/24/2016 5:21:41 PM PDT · by couch1971 · 5 replies
    Brickmuppet Blog ^ | 10/24/2016 | Brickmuppet
    I just received word from Steven's brother, graciously thanking me for making the welfare call to the police and confirming that what many of us feared had indeed come to pass. I did not inquire as to specifics, but Steven had been in very poor health of late, having had a stroke just under four years ago.
  • Rose Unplugged Morning Show Oct 25 2016

    10/24/2016 5:17:19 PM PDT · by GregB · 2 replies
    Rose is back! Formerly the Rose half of the Quinn & Rose Morning Show, she is back on the air and ready for the fight! Catch her on Pittsburgh's 1250 AM The Answer WPGP, from 8AM to 10AM Monday through Friday or via live stream at, where you can also get the podcasts. Join us for real no-nonsense conservative talk with a passion that only Rose can deliver! Grab a cup of joe and lets discuss Rose's latest show. Lots of good guests and and a round table discussion on Fridays!!
  • Early voting suggests tight race in key states despite Clinton camp boast

    10/24/2016 5:13:08 PM PDT · by Innovative · 90 replies
    Fox News ^ | Oct. 24, 2016 | Joseph Weber
    Hillary Clinton’s campaign is touting some “eye-popping” advantages in early voting, in an apparent effort to energize Democratic voters, but preliminary figures suggest the race remains tighter than her aides acknowledge. The preliminary numbers appear to show Clinton, the Democratic presidential nominee, with an edge in several of the roughly 10 battleground states that will decide the 2016 White House race. “We're seeing eye-popping vote-by-mail application numbers,” Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook said on “Fox News Sunday.” In Arizona and North Carolina, for example, more registered Democrats than Republicans have indeed cast early ballots. But such numbers are open to...
  • Watch: Jim Mora uses Trump reference to call out reporter.

    10/24/2016 5:12:58 PM PDT · by L.A.Justice · 9 replies
    The Score ^ | 10/23/16 | McKenzie Dalgleish
    It hasn't been a fun year for UCLA head coach Jim Mora. His five-star quarterback has missed the last two games, and the Bruins fell to 3-5 after their 52-45 loss to Utah on Saturday. That frustration spilled over into Mora's postgame press conference, where he took offense after a reporter asked if the fifth-year bench boss had lost the locker room. Mora responded by asking if the reporter had ever coached football, and ended on a Donald Trump reference.
  • Hillary’s Mr. Fix It Unmasked! Clinton Operative Gives TV Tell-All [ON HANNITY TONIGHT At 10PM EST]

    10/24/2016 4:53:54 PM PDT · by GOPe Means Bend Over Spell Run · 68 replies
    National ENQUIRER ^ | Oct 24, 2016 | By National ENQUIRER Staff
    Hillary Clinton’s shady Mr. Fix It will tell all on TV tonight, just days after his explosive confession in The National ENQUIRER hit the stands. .... As The ENQUIRER reported, this man played a key role in some of the Clintons’ dirtiest schemes: the plot to take down Bill Clinton mistress Monica Lewinsky, sleazy deals to buy women’s silence, and so much more. .... Tune in to “Hannity” on FOX News Channel tonight at 10 p.m. to learn the identity of the man who covered up Bill and Hillary’s sickest secrets. . . .
  • LEAKED: Obama Team Kept List of Muslims For Top Jobs, Excluded Non-Muslims

    10/24/2016 4:49:46 PM PDT · by PROCON · 63 replies ^ | Oct. 24, 2016 | Justin Caruso
    The newest batch of John Podesta’s hacked emails released by Wikileaks shows Obama’s transition team kept lists of Muslim and Asian candidates for jobs in the administration. According to an email chain from 2008, John Podesta received lists of exclusively Muslims and Asians to be considered for jobs in the Obama administration. The email chain revealed that in this process, Middle Eastern Christians were purposefully excluded, or set aside in a separate list, with an aide writing,~SNIP~ This follows a pattern of the Obama Administration using race and religion to determine hiring, with other leaked emails showing potential political appointees...
  • NC Unaffilliated Voter Poll

    10/24/2016 4:40:58 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 11 replies ^ | Aug 2016 |
    Link to Poll
  • Social justice warriors demand ‘Muslim refugee for president’ after attending annual event

    10/24/2016 4:37:18 PM PDT · by kevcol · 31 replies
    Bizpac Review ^ | October 24, 2016 | Jackson Richman
    The George Washington University art school recently co-hosted a three-day gathering to discuss how art can influence “social justice,” culminating with pleas for a “Muslim refugee” to serve as president. . . “Democracy is a beloved concept across the globe and in the United States, it is sacred. So much so that it generally goes unexamined as a practice,” a description for the workshop states. “It is a fundamentally exclusive process and therefore easily corruptible,” the summary then declares, asking, “How can artists, political leaders, community activists, and citizens respond with more inclusive models for decision making?”
  • Make America Great Again - The Song

    10/24/2016 4:32:26 PM PDT · by TracyB · 1 replies ^ | October 24, 2016 | TracyB
    This song will lift you out of any election blues!
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger Wishes He Were Running for President This Year

    10/24/2016 4:27:33 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 47 replies
    Adweek ^ | OCTOBER 24, 2016
    If he had his druthers, Arnold Schwarzenegger would continue his 30-year-plus streak of voting Republican in the upcoming presidential election. In his perfect world, he'd be casting a ballot for himself. That can't happen, of course, because the actor-politician-businessman-bodybuilder-philanthropist-advertising pitchman is a native Austrian, from a bleak working-class town called Thal. But a rags-to-riches immigrant can dream, can't he? "If I'd been born in America, I would've run," he tells Adweek one early September afternoon in the offices of the Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. "Because now? This was...
  • Landslide: Reuters Projects 326 Electoral Votes For Clinton (Ya got to be kiddin’ me)

    10/24/2016 4:20:44 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 93 replies ^ | October 24, 2016 | Matt Vespa
    As we get closer to Election Day, there will be a new flurry of stories showing how Hillary has an 85+percent chance of winning—and that her Electoral College count is going to be a landslide. It’s over, basically—that’s the theme. For Reuters, they’re projecting Clinton to win 326 electoral votes, with a 95 percent chance of winning: In the last week, there has been little movement. Clinton leads Donald Trump in most of the states that Trump would need should he have a chance to win the minimum 270 votes needed to win. According to the project, she has a...
  • State Dept Defends Kerry Receiving Prize for Iran Nuke Deal

    10/24/2016 4:14:03 PM PDT · by kevcol · 14 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | October 24, 2016 | Jack Heretik
    State Department spokesman John Kirby defended his boss, Secretary of State John Kerry, on Monday for accepting an award for his role in negotiating the Iran nuclear deal along with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. Kirby and Zarif were given the annual Chatham House Prize for finalizing the agreement in July 2015 and working to implement it in January 2016. Critics of the deal in the United States say that it does not do enough to curb Iran’s nuclear capabilities and gives the Islamic Republic too much sanctions relief without addressing the country’s malign activities in the Middle East.
  • Tech blogger finds proof DNC chief's emails weren't 'doctored' despite claims

    10/24/2016 4:01:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    Fox News Politics ^ | October 24, 2016
    After Democratic Party boss Donna Brazile claimed emails showing her apparently tipping off Hillary Clinton to questions at a March town hall were “doctored,” tech sleuths got to work -- and now say they've found proof the emails are authentic. Fox News' Megyn Kelly questioned Brazile last week about an email that surfaced in hacked messages from Campaign Chairman John Podesta’s account. The email, posted by WikiLeaks and attributed to Brazile, passed on a question to campaign adviser Jennifer Palmieri about the death penalty, under the subject line: “From time to time I get questions in advance.” The exchange came...
  • Pennsylvania GOP: State poll watcher law is unconstitutional

    10/24/2016 3:40:22 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 22 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 24, 2016 4:25 PM EDT | Errin Haines Whack
    With two weeks to go before the presidential election, the Pennsylvania Republican Party has filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming the state’s law regarding poll watchers is unconstitutional. The challenge comes as polls show a tight race between Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. In recent days on the campaign trail, Trump has warned of “rigged elections” in “other communities” including cities like Philadelphia. The current state law, established in 1937, allows poll watchers to monitor locations only within the county in which they are registered to vote. The lawsuit claims that because some electoral districts...
  • Forget Trump and Clinton. ‘Black Jeopardy’ is SNL’s best political sketch this year.

    10/24/2016 3:31:53 PM PDT · by Timpanagos1 · 33 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 10/24/16 | Dan Zac
    Just before midnight Saturday, Tom Hanks put on a denim shirt, a goatee and a red “MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN” hat, and in six minutes pulled off the best political sketch of the year — and it didn’t even feature Kate McKinnon or Alec Baldwin as Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
  • Trump rejects 'phony' polls, insists 'we are winning'

    10/24/2016 3:26:41 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 64 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 24, 2016 5:47 PM EDT | Steve Peoples and Jonathan Lemire
    A defiant Donald Trump blamed his campaign struggles on “phony polls” from the “disgusting” media on Monday, fighting to energize his most loyal supporters as his path to the presidency shrinks. With just 14 days until the election, the Republican nominee campaigned in battleground Florida as his team conceded publicly as well as privately that crucial Pennsylvania may be slipping away to Democrat Hillary Clinton. That would leave him only a razor-thin pathway to the 270 electoral votes needed to win the White House on Nov. 8. Despite continued difficulties with women and minorities, Trump refuses to soften his message...
  • Long Distance Races Planned to Honor Katie Steinle

    10/24/2016 3:25:38 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 10 replies
    Downtown Pleasanton's first-ever "Good for the Soul" 5K/10K race and Kids' Challenge will be held on Sunday morning, honoring Kate Steinle, a woman who was shot and killed on San Francisco's Pier 14 on July 1, 2015. "With this run, the organizers hope that people will come together to remember that life is short and tomorrow is not a guarantee," event planner Jonathan Lance said in a statement. Proceeds from the run will be donated to two organizations, Students Rising Above and the Challenged Athletes Foundation. The run will start and finish under the Main Street Arch, Lance said. Participants...
  • Long term Freeper Steve0113 has passed away.

    10/24/2016 3:20:09 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 57 replies
    We have heard from his brother that Steve0113 (Stephen Burke) has passed away. Steve passed away from cancer and ESRD in September 2015. Steve's wife Nina0113 was also a FReeper and she passed away in 2011. The 0113 represents their wedding day, January 13. Prayers for their family and loved ones. Rest in peace, dear friends Nina and Steve. Godspeed.
  • Trump’s Campaign Is Launching a Nightly News Show on Facebook

    10/24/2016 3:14:54 PM PDT · by blueyon · 39 replies ^ | 10/24/16 | Issie Lapowsky
    Tonight, the Trump campaign is kicking off a show that will air on the candidate’s Facebook page every night at 6:30pm ET via Facebook Live from the campaign war room at Trump Tower. The show will be hosted by Boris Epshteyn, a senior adviser to the campaign, Tomi Lahren, a conservative commentator for Glen Beck’s TheBlaze, and Cliff Sims, another Trump adviser. In tonight’s inaugural episode they will interview Trump campaign manager KellyAnne Conway and adviser Jason Miller. The series, which will stream Trump’s rallies directly each night and feature pre-and post-event commentary, comes on the heels of the campaign’s...
  • Brian O'Neill: Pa. voters, beware — slippery ballot question ahead (TRICK QUESTION ON PA POLL)

    10/24/2016 3:13:29 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 4 replies
    Pennsylvania has a ballot question almost certain to pass this November because most voters won’t know what it means. One of the things it may mean is that baby boomers can’t admit we’re getting old. The ballot question goes like this: “Shall the Pennsylvania Constitution be amended to require that justices of the Supreme Court, judges and magisterial district judges be retired on the last day of the calendar year in which they attain the age of 75 years?” Sounds pretty reasonable, right? Jurists, who enjoy about as secure an elected position as exists, shouldn’t serve forever. What you may...
  • Clinton slams Trump for comments on offensive against Islamic State

    10/24/2016 3:07:42 PM PDT · by Innovative · 20 replies
    Reuters ^ | Oct. 24, 2016 | Luciana Lopez
    U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton slammed her rival Donald Trump on Monday for saying that the week-old effort to re-take the Iraqi city of Mosul from the control of Islamic State was going badly. “He’s basically declaring defeat before the battle has even started,” Clinton said at a campaign event in New Hampshire. “He’s proving to the world what it means to have an unqualified commander in chief.” In a tweet on Sunday, Trump, the Republican nominee for the Nov. 8 election, said the “attack on Mosul is turning out to be a total disaster. We gave them months...
  • NC In-person Early Vote Day #4 (Cumulative) Comparison to 2012: Dems -10%, Reps -5%, UNF +28

    10/24/2016 3:06:14 PM PDT · by right-wingin_It · 54 replies
    @BowTiePolitics ^ | October 24, 2016 | Dr. Michael Bitzer
    For 2016 Day 4 of Cumulative In-Person NC Absentee Voting Same Day #s to 2012 by Party: overall -1%, Dems -10%, GOP -5%, Unaffiliated +28%
  • Former PA Attorney General Kathleen Kane gets prison term

    10/24/2016 3:06:04 PM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 22 replies
    Clinton News Network CNN ^ | October 24, 2016 | Max Blau and Darran Simon
    A judge sentenced former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane on Monday to 10 to 23 months in prison for committing multiple felonies stemming from a politically motivated act of retribution. Kane, who resigned after her conviction of perjury and obstruction in August, also will be on probation for eight years following her release, according to Kim Bathgate, spokeswoman for the Office of Pennsylvania Courts. Kane faced a possible 12-24 years in prison, according to Kate Delano, a spokeswoman for the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office.
  • Concentration of CO2 in atmosphere hits new high: UN (El Nino, Bovines, Deplorables to blame)

    10/24/2016 3:05:34 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 49 replies
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 10/24/16 | Marie-Noëlle BLESSIG
    Geneva (AFP) - The concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere has passed an ominous milestone, ushering the planet into "a new era" of climate change, the UN said Monday. For the first time on record, the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere averaged 400 parts per million (ppm) in 2015, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said in its latest Greenhouse Gas Bulletin. CO2, the main greenhouse gas driving climate change, has previously passed the 400 ppm threshold on certain months in specific locations but never on a globally averaged basis, WMO said. The UN agency also reported that...
  • Election season means uptick in gun sales (single store 30 AR's sold last Friday alone)

    10/24/2016 3:04:40 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 16 replies
    “We had guys coming in buying guns, buying a couple of them to put up for down the road. You had guys coming in just buying the ammunition,” said Jeremy Hopkins, of Mark’s Outdoor Sports. Mark’s Outdoor Sports said it saw a definitive uptick in sales right after the debate. “The thought process being if a certain candidate was elected, these guns, you may not be able to buy them maybe after the first of the year. So they’re wanting to go ahead and buy them just in case you won’t be able to purchase them anymore,” Hopkins said. Right...
  • LA Times Editors Call For Banning All Guns In The United States

    10/24/2016 2:54:48 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 55 replies
    In a editorial posted today called ‘Microstamping’ technology could help police crack down on gun crimes — if the gun lobby allows it, the editorial board of the Times revealed that they want to ban all firearms in the United States by requiring them to be equipped with a fantasy technology that does not exist in a viable form.
  • Subway Accused of Hiding Jared Fogle’s Perversion for Years

    10/24/2016 2:54:31 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 25 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 24, 2016 | David K. Li
    The ex-wife of disgraced Subway pitchman Jared Fogle filed a lawsuit Monday against the sandwich company, claiming it knew for years about Fogle’s desire for underage girls. Katie McLaughlin’s civil action, filed in Hamilton County, Indiana, said Subway received reports on three separate occasions — the first as early as 2004 — about Fogle’s sexual desire for young girls but did nothing to stop it. McLaughlin, who married Fogle in 2010, said the pitchman — who claimed to have lost hundreds of pounds by eating Subway sandwiches and walking — propositioned an underage girl for sex in 2004 at a...
  • Interesting Facebook trend on my page (vanity)

    10/24/2016 2:54:17 PM PDT · by roostercogburn · 12 replies
    In the last two weeks, the number of my Facebook friends liking Donald's page has increased from 25 to 68. In that same time the number of Facebook friends liking Hillary's page has gone from 4 to 8. Mind you, many of my friends there are just contacts and distant acquaintances. They are not those with whom I have in depth political conversations and such. A pretty random sample of 416 customers, other parents, business friends.They are just regular Florida folks. I know this is in no way scientific, but there is so much anecdotal evidence out there, I am...
  • BREAKING: The Founder of WikiLeaks is DEAD! [VIDEO]

    10/24/2016 2:48:02 PM PDT · by · 40 replies
    The Political Insider ^ | 10-24-2016 | Kosar
    Sadly, while Julian Assange is held up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London without internet, we have learned tragic news. The founder and director of WikiLeaks, Gavin Macfadyen, has died. At age 76, he was the the director of Wikileaks and also the founder of the Centre for Investigative Journalism. As RT reports, He was a mentor and friend to famous whistleblower and co-founder of WikiLeaks Julian Assange, as well as the director of the publication. Paying tribute to their head, WikiLeaks published a post on the group’s Twitter account saying MacFadyen "now takes his fists and his fight to...
  • Sales of Halloween masks point to ominous prediction for Hillary Clinton

    10/24/2016 2:42:24 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 33 replies
    "Dating back to Richard Nixon's presidential run, the candidate whose Halloween mask sells the most is far more likely to win the election. If that trend continues, Election Day could be frightening for Hillary Clinton voters. According Savers/Value Village, Donald Trump masks are outselling Clinton masks by 7 percentage points, as the Deluxe Trump mask's sell-through is at 76 percent while the Deluxe Clinton masks are selling at 69 percent."