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  • Target Stocks Sink by $2.5 Billion in 10 Days as over 1 Million Americans pledge to Boycott them

    05/01/2016 4:44:40 AM PDT · by HomerBohn
    Freedom Outpost ^ | 4/30/2016 | Tim Brown
    Target's stocks are imploding as over 1 million people have now signed the boycott pledge against the company for its bathroom and changing room policy to allow members of both sexes and those who are confused about their gender. Tim Wildmon, president of the American Family Association, the organization that hosts the petition, said that there were nearly 75 people per minute who were adding their names to the petition. "That's a million families who are going to spread the word about Target, so they may not get those customers back," Wildmon said. Target's "management is just going to have...
  • Scott Adams exposes George Soros

    05/01/2016 4:28:53 AM PDT · by chopperman · 2 replies
    See link.
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 1 May 2016

    05/01/2016 4:15:13 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 15 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 1 May 2016 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows May 1st, 2016 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz; Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Cruz; CIA Director John Brennan.FACE THE NATION (CBS): Cruz; Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders; Paul Manafort, adviser to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump; Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.THIS WEEK (ABC): Cruz; former Defense Secretary and CIA Director Robert Gates. STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Cruz; Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.Sharyl Attkisson’s Full Measure When it comes to pills, the US is one of the most over prescribed...
  • Larry Wilmore Roasts the Press in White House Correspondents’ Monologue

    05/01/2016 4:01:02 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 5 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 30 Apr 16 | Matt Wilstein
    President Obama was a tough act to follow, but Wilmore reminded some of Stephen Colbert with his audience-unfriendly jokes. Tonight, Larry Wilmore proved exactly why he was the perfect choice to host President Barack Obama’s final White House Correspondents’ Dinner. Even if the crowd of journalists in attendance didn’t seem to agree. More than ever before, the president was an impossible act to follow. Not only did Obama deliver a slew of jokes at Donald Trump’s expense but he also presented an elaborate Curb Your Enthusiasm-style video that included an epic John Boehner cameo. Wilmore began by welcoming the...
  • Here's the problem with Ted Cruz, according to Donald Trump Jr.

    05/01/2016 3:22:02 AM PDT · by monkapotamus · 17 replies
    CBS News / Twitter ^ | April 30, 2016 | CBS News
    CBS: Senator Cruz says he wants to debate your father mano a mano one on one. Donald Trump Jr.: Senator Cruz has spent his whole life just trying to debate. The problem is he's unrelatable. People don't like him. He's never created a job in his life other than lobbyist. Excuse me, he's created a lot of lobbyist, a lot of special interest, they have their jobs because of Senator Cruz. But he's never signed the front of a paycheck. My father's created tens of thousands of jobs. He employs tens of thousands of people to this day. Those...
  • [Reuters] National poll: Half of Republicans support Trump [Trump 49.8 Cruz 30% Kasich 14.7%]

    05/01/2016 2:19:13 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 6 replies
    Reuters ^ | April 29, 2016 | Reuters
    Poll Reading: National poll: Half of Republicans support Trump
  • Bernie Sanders says conditions in Baltimore no better than North Korea, West Bank

    05/01/2016 12:19:05 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 31 replies
    politifact ^ | April 28th, 2016 | Linda Qiu
    Bernie Sanders says conditions in Baltimore no better than North Korea, West Bank By Linda Qiu on Thursday, April 28th, 2016 at 5:06 p.m. Residents of some Baltimore neighborhoods are no better off than people living in impoverished North Korea and the violent West Bank, Bernie Sanders said during a campaign rally in Maryland ahead of that state’s primary. "Poverty in Baltimore, and around this country — poverty is a death sentence," Sanders said April 24. He then laid out some rather unflattering and harsh comparisons: "Fifteen neighborhoods in Baltimore have lower life expectancies than North Korea. Two of them...
  • The “Trump Effect” – Fox News Joins Macy’s On The Losing End of Anti-Trump Efforts…

    05/01/2016 12:04:14 AM PDT · by vikingrinn · 27 replies
    the conservative treehouse ^ | 05/01/2016 | sundance
    "Fox News can’t say they were not warned this would be an outcome of their insufferable decision to continue promoting a media narrative in opposition to Donald Trump. The same thing happened to Macys Department Store after they dropped Trump."
  • Diversity DESTROYS Social Cohesion in the West

    04/30/2016 10:59:29 PM PDT · by aquila48 · 10 replies
    YouTube ^ | Apr 29, 2016 | Black Pigeon
    Video only. (Destroys the myth of multiculturalism and diversity as strengths)
  • Az GOP Convention- Delegate Lists

    04/30/2016 10:50:49 PM PDT · by AZHSer · 12 replies
    AzGop ^ | 4/30/2016 | AZHSer
    I had the privledge today of serving as a Arizona State Convention Delegate. The meeting was long and disorganized but we got the job done. I promised on a previous thread to post names of Delegates and who they support or which slate they appeared on if known. The following lists are taken from the AzGOP website and my notes. If I am not sure who they support, I will leave that spot blank. Please feel free to post corrections. Follow the link to view the lists in an easier to read format. National Committeeman - Bruce Ash National Committeewoman...
  • Inside Cruz’s camp, confidence crumbles

    04/30/2016 10:38:55 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 77 replies
    POLITICO ^ | April 30, 2016 | Alex Isenstadt
    BURLINGAME, Calif. — Ted Cruz is speaking confidently about knocking off Donald Trump to take the GOP nomination, but his top staffers admit they’re getting nervous. In interviews, several aides, speaking on the condition of anonymity, expressed growing alarm that Cruz would lose Indiana’s primary on Tuesday — an outcome that would be a major blow to his hopes of holding Trump below the 1,237 delegates needed to clinch the GOP nomination on the party convention’s first ballot. The aides concede that, without a win in an Indiana primary where 57 delegates are at stake, Cruz’s shot at the nomination...
  • Raw Video: Donald Trump Supporter Walks Through Angry Crowd Of Protesters

    04/30/2016 10:37:42 PM PDT · by mbrfl · 16 replies
    KTVU ^ | April 29, 2016 | KTVU
    A Burlingame man wearing a red "Make America Great Again" ball cap decided to walk through a group of protesters outside the California GOP Convention in Burlingame.
  • Eurovision bans waving of PLO, ISIS flags

    04/30/2016 10:35:23 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 6 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 30/4/16
    As the annual Eurovision Song Contest approaches, the Stockholm theater hosting the event has published the rules about waving flags, and enumerated several flags that will be forbidden. Flags with commercial messages, those that discriminate against sectors of the population, those that disrupt the broadcast and those with messages in languages other than English will not be permitted. The specific list of banned lags include those of Kosovo, Basque, the Crimean Peninsula, the PLO, Donetsk, Northern Cyprus, Transnistria and ISIS. Saeb Erekat, a senior member of the Palestinian Authority, sent a letter in response, demanding an apology from the organizers...
  • [Vanity] Why D.C. Hates Ted Cruz

    04/30/2016 10:15:05 PM PDT · by RedWulf · 36 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | Jan 26, 2016 | Molly Ball
    Ted Cruz lies and savages a friends bill without warning or reason. He lost his only friend in the senate. Read the whole thing.
  • Trump supporters furious over 'collusion' at Arizona GOP convention

    04/30/2016 10:13:15 PM PDT · by Bratch · 25 replies
    Arizona Daily Star ^ | April 30, 2016 | Joe Ferguson
    Upset that Donald Trump received just a handful of statewide delegates during an electronic vote, his Arizona campaign manager is threatening to sue the Arizona Republican Party. "This stinks to high heaven!" Jeff DeWit shouted at reporters, decrying the results of the at-large delegates. He suggested the website Arizona Republicans used to choose delegates for this summer's national GOP convention, NeverHillary.SimplyVoting.com, was rigged. He offered proof in terms of a screen shot that suggests statewide delegates clicked on a slate supporting Trump. "People clicked the trump button more than any other and we got hosed," he said. Former governor Jan Brewer, a national...
  • Cruz, Trump and the Media. (RUSHH)

    04/30/2016 9:41:00 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 24 replies
    RUsh.com ^ | APRIL 29,2017 | RUsh
    But the point is that the media has ceased their primary objective of destroying Republicans when it comes to Trump. And instead they're propping him up. And the reason they are doing it is the media landscape is changing so fast. It's becoming so compartmentalized, it's becoming so niche that attracting massive, big audiences anymore is not possible because there's just too much competition. There are too many places people can go for news, their Facebook feed for many people is their primary news source, for example. But you can now stream whatever you want on your phone or your...
  • 'If this material works, I'm going to use it at Goldmans next year': Obama swings for Hillary, profe

    04/30/2016 9:32:08 PM PDT · by dennisw · 14 replies
    dailymail ^ | 30 April 2016 | By Ollie Gillman
    <p>President Obama took aim at Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and the Republican establishment tonight in his hilarious final White House Correspondents' Dinner speech - and he even saved some ammunition for Hillary Clinton.</p> <p>Before he tore apart the GOP candidates, Obama brought up his former Secretary of State's speeches to Goldman Sachs as he contemplated what he might do to make money after leaving the White House.</p>
  • For Second Day in a Row=> Cruz Holds Rally in Indiana – Only a Couple Hundred Turn Out

    04/30/2016 8:22:54 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 94 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | April 30, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    What if you were running for president of the United States and nobody showed up to your rally? Well, after countless pathetic turnouts at his rallies, Ted Cruz just suffered another major blow. That's right, while Trump's rally was jam packed with well over 10,000 and probably more patriots, Cruz's rally had a paltry 200- give or take. LMAO! Pathetic! Check it out! Quite a difference huh? Look, Trump will be our next president. Cruz doesn't stand a chance in hell. Now, I will point out that if Cruz were the nomination, I would back him 100% because I don't...
  • Christians converge on the Church of the Holy Sepulchre to carry candles lit by holy fire

    04/30/2016 8:01:15 PM PDT · by Trumpinator · 7 replies
    haaretz.com ^ | Apr 30, 2016 | The Associated Press
    Thousands of Christians have gathered in Jerusalem for an ancient fire ceremony that celebrates Jesus' resurrection. In a ritual dating back at least 1,200 years, they crowded Saturday into the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, where Christian tradition holds that Jesus was crucified, buried and resurrected. During the annual ceremony, top Eastern Orthodox clerics enter the Edicule, the small chamber marking the site of Jesus' tomb. They then emerge to reveal candles said to be miraculously lit with "holy fire" as a message to the faithful from heaven. The details of the flame's source are a closely guarded secret. Roman...
  • Donald Trump as president? Warren Buffett says it wouldn’t hurt U.S. businesses.

    04/30/2016 8:00:49 PM PDT · by Innovative · 17 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Apr. 30, 2016 | Margaret Collins and Noah Buhayar
    A Donald Trump presidency wouldn’t be the blow to U.S. business that some fear, according to Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway. “If either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton becomes president, and one of them is very likely to be, I think Berkshire will continue to do fine,” Buffett, 85, said at the company’s annual shareholders meeting Saturday in Omaha. The outcome of November’s presidential election is unlikely to change the fact that the United States is a “remarkably attractive place in which to conduct a business,” said Buffett, who in December endorsed Clinton (D) at a...
  • Target stock plummets as “transgender” bathroom boycott swells to over one million

    04/30/2016 7:34:41 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 74 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/29/2016 | Jazz Shaw
    When retail giant Target announced their new policy of allowing anyone to use whichever bathroom they wish in their stores it was completely predictable that a firestorm was going to follow… and boy howdy, has it ever. While the SJW crowd cheered the decision, realists around the country signaled their collective displeasure with a boycott of the store spearheaded by The American Family Association. In a relatively short time, more than one million people had signed on to the protest. (Fox News) More than one million people have decided they will no longer buy their Nutter Butters or Wet...
  • Five ways Trump will attack Clinton

    04/30/2016 7:19:43 PM PDT · by MaxistheBest · 46 replies
    The Hill ^ | 04/30/2016 | Jonathan Easley
    Trump is ramping up his rhetoric against Hillary Clinton as the GOP front-runner looks beyond the primary to defeating the likely Democratic nominee in the fall. If Trump and Clinton continue along their current trajectories, it will set up a savage battle between two candidates who appear to genuinely despise one another. Nothing will be out of bounds. Foreign Policy Trump lashed out at Clinton on national security and defense in his much-anticipated foreign policy speech in Washington this week. The GOP front-runner said that “the legacy of the Obama-Clinton interventions will be weakness, confusion and disarray.” 'Crooked Hillary' Trump’s...
  • Newt Gingrich: Wake up, Republicans – It’s either Trump or Clinton. Cruz and Kasich are finished.

    04/30/2016 7:14:51 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 34 replies
    powdered wig society ^ | April 28, 2016 | Thomas Madison
    With a #NeverTrump hashtag and a growing list of high-profile people and groups declaring that they will never support Donald Trump as the nominee of the Republican Party, the effort to block Trump from winning the nomination is gaining force. But former House Speaker Newt Gingrich on Tuesday previewed what he said will be the single most effective argument for strong-arming anti-Trump Republicans back into the fold if he is the nominee. "You are either going to elect Hillary Clinton who will, I think, be the most corrupt president in American history, or you're going to help elect Donald Trump,"...
  • Cruz: Maybe Boehner was auditioning to be Trump’s running mate

    04/30/2016 6:59:31 PM PDT · by MaxistheBest · 36 replies
    HotAir.com ^ | 04/30/2016 | ED MORRISSEY
    What was John Boehner thinking when describing Ted Cruz as “Lucifer in the flesh” last week? Whatever Boehner intended, those remarks didn’t just come as an extemporaneous word-association game. Reader Jason J reminded us yesterday that Boehner made the same comment about Cruz several weeks ago, during a Q&A session in Boca Raton with the Future Industry Association: During the same question-and-answer session in Florida, Mr. Boehner referred to Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, another Republican presidential candidate, as “Lucifer.” Mr. Boehner has previously called the senator, who led a failed Republican effort to shut down the government over the...
  • Julius Malema vows to seize white-owned land

    04/30/2016 6:50:46 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 53 replies
    Al Jazeera ^ | May 1, 2016
    The leader of South Africa's opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party has launched his party's campaign for the upcoming local elections, promising to rescue citizens from poverty, unemployment and corrupt government. Around 40,000 people turned up at Orlando Stadium in Soweto on Saturday displaying massive support for fiery EFF leader Julius Malema's promises to seize white-owned land without compensation and nationalise the banks. The huge turnout was a shot across the bows of the ANC, which failed to fill a similar stadium during the launch of its own manifesto in the coastal city of East London two weeks ago. "We...
  • Pat Buchanan: Only an Act of God Can Stop Trump Now

    04/30/2016 6:43:19 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 54 replies
    Newsmax ^ | April 29,2016 | By Bill Hoffmann |
    The only obstacle that can prevent Donald Trump from clinching the Republican presidential nomination is an act of "divine intervention," veteran political commentator and two-time presidential candidate Patrick J. Buchanan tells Newsmax TV. "Trump is indeed the presumptive nominee as of now and if he wins Indiana, I don't see how he is stopped absent divine intervention," Buchanan said Friday to J.D. Hayworth on "Newsmax Prime." he only obstacle that can prevent Donald Trump from clinching the Republican presidential nomination is an act of "divine intervention," veteran political commentator and two-time presidential candidate Patrick J. Buchanan tells Newsmax TV. "Trump...
  • Unstereotyped: Meet the white valedictorian of a historically black college

    04/30/2016 6:33:10 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 18 replies
    CNN ^ | April 28, 2016 | Tanzina Vega
    At first glance, Joshua Packwood is the embodiment of white privilege: He's college educated, married, a father of two and he runs a successful hedge fund in Manhattan. But his life, which began in Kansas City, Missouri, hasn't always been so good. Before Packwood was born, his father was in a motorcycle accident that left him unable to walk or talk. His mother had to care for her ailing husband and two sons alone. Eventually, Packwood's father went into an assisted living facility and his mother began a relationship with a man who became physically abusive. At the same time,...
  • Cruz wins majority of delegates at Virginia convention

    04/30/2016 6:22:04 PM PDT · by Innovative · 39 replies
    Fox News ^ | Apr. 30, 2016 | AP
    Cruz supporters won 10 of the 13 at-large delegates elected Saturday at the Republican Party of Virginia's statewide convention at James Madison University in Harrisonburg. Republican front-runner Donald Trump won the other three. Cruz's victory will only matter if he can block Trump from clinching the nomination before the national convention in July. Virginia delegates will only be free to support whomever they choose after the first round of voting at the national convention.
  • Aptos High to host 19th annual queer youth leadership awards

    04/30/2016 6:14:54 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 12 replies
    Santa Cruz Sentinel ^ | 04/30/16 | Jessica A. York
    Nearly two decades after the Queer Youth Task Force first began honoring student leadership and ally support, its annual recognition ceremony will be hosted for the first time at Aptos High School next weekend. The 19th Annual Queer Youth Leadership Awards, at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, will celebrate the contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer allies and high school student leaders. Aptos High School Principal Casey O’Brien said hosting the event is in line with his school’s mission to provide education for “each student.”
  • Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    04/30/2016 6:11:02 PM PDT · by springwater13 · 70 replies
    At a campaign stop just days before the critical Indiana primary, Heidi Cruz, wife of Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, said one of her husband's strengths in the campaign is that he "is an immigrant." "Ted is an immigrant," Mrs. Cruz said, emphasizing the word "is." "He is Hispanic." Ted Cruz, who was born in Canada but who is an American citizen by birth, has come under withering fire from rival Donald Trump over his Canadian birth. Trump has questioned whether Cruz is constitutionally eligible to be president. (Most legal experts believe there is no question that Cruz is, but...
  • The Magical Thinking of the Dump Trump Crowd

    04/30/2016 5:45:53 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 54 replies
    PJ Media ^ | April 30, 2016 | Rick Moran
    Donald Trump will be the Republican nominee for president. As harrowing a prospect as that might be for some of us, the reality is that Trump can't be stopped. He needs a mere 43% of the remaining delegates up for grabs to get to 1237 and a first ballot victory. Given that he is far ahead in California, a state that awards the winner of their primary all 170 of its delegates, The Golden State will almost certainly put Trump over the top if he wins there. So what is George Will talking about here? Will penned a column with...
  • Donald Trump with Greta Van Susteran - November 5, 2010

    04/30/2016 5:39:34 PM PDT · by SamAdams76 · 9 replies
    I stumbled across this interview of Donald Trump from nearly 6 years ago at the Trump Tower with Greta Van Susteran It's only about 10 minutes long and well worth sitting through. What I found most remarkable about this was the consistency of the message Trump had back then compared to today. If you were not aware of the date, you would easily think that the interview just happened this afternoon. This puts the lie to the contention some Trump critics have that he is a flip-flopper and all over the place on the issues. If you search the YouTube,...
  • Look Out Lucifer! Boehner Plans to Roast Enemies and Settle Scores at WH Correspondents' Dinner

    04/30/2016 5:39:27 PM PDT · by drewh · 59 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | D: 13:15 EST, 30 April 2016 | Geoff Earle, Deputy Us Political Editor For Dailymail.com
    Ted Cruz isn't going to have the last word in his feud with former House Speaker John Boehner, as the lawmaker who branded Cruz 'Lucifer in the flesh' is set to have some fun before all of political Washington at the White House Correspondents Dinner, MailOnline.com has learned. Boehner is still seething over Cruz – having branded him 'Lucifer in the Flesh' during a Stanford University speech this week. Boehner repeated his 'son of a bitch' characterization when the DailyMail spoke to him at a low-key DC waterfront watering hole just as most of DC was heading to glitzy lobbyist-subsidized...
  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    04/30/2016 5:29:17 PM PDT · by dynoman · 298 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 4/30/16 7:50 PM | Byron York
    GREENFIELD, Ind. — At a campaign stop just days before the critical Indiana primary, Heidi Cruz, wife of Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, said one of her husband's strengths in the campaign is that he "is an immigrant." "Ted is an immigrant," Mrs. Cruz said, emphasizing the word "is." "He is Hispanic."
  • Eddy County Employees Have Second Amendment Rights Restored

    04/30/2016 5:13:41 PM PDT · by marktwain · 6 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 26 April, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    Across the United States, government employees’ right to bear arms while working is being restored.  One of the pernicious erosions of the right to bear arms that occurred over the last 50 years is the right of government employees to bear arms while employed.  At the start of the progressive era, government employees were considered part of the elite, and could bear arms when and where others could not.In the first laws adopted by the new state of Oklahoma, statutes were adopted en masse from other states.  One of them exempted “public officials” from a ban on carrying weapons,...
  • Student Beaten on Blue Line Says Bystanders Did Nothing

    04/30/2016 5:11:35 PM PDT · by ghosthost · 69 replies
    ABC ^ | 4-29-2016 | Evelyn Holmes
    The freshman nursing major said that after most of the passengers in her rail car got off at the UIC-Halsted stop, one man moved to the seat in front of her. As the train left the station, Hughes said she got a bad feeling. That's when the 19-year-old said the man tried to take her iPhone. "He started pushing me and then he pushed me to the floor and when he pushed me to the floor, he started hitting on me constantly. His body was on top of me holding me down so I couldn't fight back," she said. But...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ THE POWER OF A TEACHER ~ 01 May 2016

    04/30/2016 5:01:47 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 89 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
            THE POWER OF A TEACHER Yesterday, I related the story of a young man who had been labeled as "retarded," yet achieved remarkable success because of one teacher who convinced him that someone else's judgment need not become his reality. The account pointed out the importance of a healthy self-image, and the power of a vision. Today, I want to expand on that thought a bit. What was it that made the teacher in that story so different? Confidence? Experience? Expertise? No, I think it was something far more basic. Let me illustrate with another...
  • Pete Wilson of California Backs Ted Cruz and Warns of Donald Trump

    04/30/2016 4:47:11 PM PDT · by Innovative · 58 replies
    NY Times ^ | Apr. 30, 2016 | Jonathan Martin
    Former Gov. Pete Wilson of California used a surprise appearance before the state’s Republican convention on Saturday to endorse Senator Ted Cruz, warning that the nomination of Donald J. Trump could lead to political ruin for the party’s candidates this November. “My friends, we cannot afford a Republican nominee that brings us down-ticket decimation,” said Mr. Wilson, pointing to Mr. Trump’s weakness among women voters. He also used his remarks to argue that Mr. Trump could not be trusted with Supreme Court appointments, an issue of great importance to the highly engaged conservative activists gathered in a hotel ballroom here...
  • George Will: GOP Must Stop Trump Even if He Wins Nomination–The Hill

    04/30/2016 4:34:28 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 95 replies
    Conservative columnist George Will is calling on the GOP to keep Donald Trump out of the White House, even if he wins the nomination. “Donald Trump’s damage to the Republican party, although already extensive, has barely begun,” Will wrote in a new Washington Post column Saturday. Will warns a Trump nomination would create “down-ballot carnage” that could end Republican control of the House.
  • The Next Act of the Neocons

    04/30/2016 4:14:14 PM PDT · by euram · 37 replies
    The New York Times ^ | July 5, 2014 | JACOB HEILBRUNN
    Even as they castigate Mr. Obama, the neocons may be preparing a more brazen feat: aligning themselves with Hillary Rodham Clinton and her nascent presidential campaign, in a bid to return to the driver’s seat of American foreign policy.
  • Limbaugh, Beck, Levin, Loesch – They’re Not Obtuse, They’re Not Opportunistic, They’re Liars…

    04/30/2016 4:05:01 PM PDT · by monkapotamus · 175 replies
    The Last Refuge ^ | April 30, 2016 | sundance
    As a general principle no conversations have involved more varied opinions than discussions about the supposed “conservative” media and their seeming cognitive dissonance when it comes to issues surrounding Senator Ted Cruz. Some people think these voices were just hoodwinked by Cruz and now their ego won’t permit them to admit the falsehood. Others think the pundits are too close to the candidate to see the inherent issues and contradictions; some propose their punditry is connected to financial motives. Perhaps it’s a combination therein, but many people just can’t figure it out... All of those aforementioned voices know this fact....
  • Jon Huntsman adds to the growing list of GOP elite supporting Trump

    04/30/2016 3:47:22 PM PDT · by monkapotamus · 53 replies
    AOL News ^ | April 30, 2016
    Jon Huntsman now says he supports Donald Trump's bid for the White House, calling on the rest of the GOP to rally behind the Republican presidential hopeful. The former governor of Utah told Politico: "We've had enough intraparty fighting. Now's the time to stitch together a winning coalition..." Huntsman's endorsement and others signify a rare shift for the GOP elite, who have been scrambling to stop Trump for a while. But the fear of a contested —and potentially very ugly — convention in July has caused some GOP leaders to speak out in favor of Trump...
  • Trump calls for GOP unity in face of intense backlash

    04/30/2016 3:39:01 PM PDT · by Innovative · 21 replies
    CBS News ^ | Apr.30, 2016 | CBS News
    In San Francisco, hundreds of protesters demonstrated outside the venue where Trump was about to speak to the California GOP convention. The crowds forced him to leave his motorcade and even scale a small barricade to get in through the back. Many of the protesters were angry over Trump's stance on immigration. Once inside, the GOP presidential front-runner told the convention his entrance was "like crossing the border." CBS News' Craig Boswell reports that with Trump less than 300 delegates away from clinching the GOP nomination, tensions are running high both inside and outside of the party. Establishment Republicans are...
  • REVEALED: Inside the 76-page guide handed to migrants to evade borders through EU

    04/30/2016 3:34:16 PM PDT · by LucyT · 27 replies
    Express. UK News ^ | Sat, Apr 30, 2016 | Rebecca Perring
    A COMPREHENSIVE handy guide is being dispersed among migrants giving them tips on how to evade borders to travel through the promised land of Europe. The gleaming 76-page manual lists train routes, bus routes and complete maps of road networks for asylum seekers to make their whole way across the continent without stopping. It has been described as a "complete invasion plan" for Europe by frustrated lorry drivers who face daily break-ins to their freight as they travel across the continent. In a chilling warning, worried British politicians raised concerns the guide will feed into the hands of evil people...
  • The final rebuke of Donald Trump

    04/30/2016 3:33:09 PM PDT · by MaxistheBest · 112 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 04/30/2016 | Kelly Riddell
    How the #NeverTrump crowd can cripple his presidency Donald Trump has a shot at reconfiguring the electoral map — putting traditionally blue states like Pennsylvania and Wisconsin into play, with his working-class, industrial appeal. He’s going to need the support of the #NeverTrump crowd in the nation’s suburbs. According to the Atlantic, Mr. Trump could win the Rust belt states — without improving on any other demographic — by holding his opponent to less of the working-class white vote than any Democrat has won since 1988. Yes, that’s a narrow path, but given Mr. Trump’s potential appeal to new and...
  • Cuomo’s office gets subpoena in probe of Buffalo Billion

    04/30/2016 3:24:17 PM PDT · by PROCON · 13 replies
    buffalonews.com ^ | April 29, 2016 | Tom Precious
    ALBANY – Hours after his office received a subpoena as part of a criminal probe of the Buffalo Billion program, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Friday ordered a review of his own signature economic development program, which is anchored by the massive SolarCity project along the Buffalo River. The governor’s counsel, Alphonso David, said Friday that the investigation begun last year by U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara has “recently raised questions of improper lobbying and undisclosed conflicts of interest by some individuals” that may involve cases in which the state was “defrauded.” The revelation by Cuomo comes after months in which...
  • ANTI-Donald TRUMP Protest Erupt Near Republican Convention near Burlingame (embed video)

    04/30/2016 3:05:06 PM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 65 replies
    ABC -eyewitness news 7 ^ | April 30,2016
    BURLINGAME, Calif. -- Hundreds of anti-Donald Trump protesters crowded the streets near the Hyatt Regency in Burlingame as the presidential candidate arrived for the Republican convention. A man wearing a Trump campaign "Make America Great Again" red hat was struck while being jostled by a group of shouting protesters. "It went gangbusters. They attacked me," said Chris Conway, who identified himself as mortgage broker from San Mateo. A dozen protesters linked arms to block the road in front of the hotel near San Francisco International Airport, but no one was using the street because police had already closed it to...
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    04/30/2016 2:57:13 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 66 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | April 29, 2016 | JUAN FORERO and MAYELA ARMAS
    CARACAS, Venezuela—The largest private Venezuelan company and producer of 80% of the beer consumed here began to shut down its last beer plant on Friday, the latest deprivation in a country crippled by shortages. After Empresas Polar SA closed its three other beer plants over the past several days, the shutting of the San Joaquin plant, near Valencia, will leave just a week’s supply of beer, the company said. Like many other firms here, Polar blames the government, which hasn’t allocated the dollars the company needs to pay for imported raw materials such as malted barley. President Nicolás Maduro’s government...
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    04/30/2016 2:24:36 PM PDT · by Racehorse · 19 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | 29 April 2016 | Hyung-jin Kim
    A North Korean military statement Friday warned U.S. soldiers to stop what it called "hooliganism" at the inter-Korean border village of Panmunjom or they'll meet a "dog's death any time and any place." It said U.S. troops pointed their fingers at North Korean soldiers and made strange noises and unspecified "disgusting" facial expressions. It also said that American troops encouraged South Korean soldiers to aim their guns at the North. A statement from Christopher Bush, a spokesman for the U.N. command, said they looked into the allegations and determined they were unsubstantiated. North Korea occasionally accuses South Korean and U.S....