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  • The Primary is over. Thank God and Hallelujah!

    05/05/2016 12:37:02 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 174 replies
    The primary is over. I would like to congratulate and thank candidates Cruz, Fiorna, Kasich, Rubio, Carson, Bush, Christie, Huckabee, Santorum, Jindal, Graham, Gilmore, Walker, Pataki, Perry, Paul and Paulsen for running magnificent campaigns and wish them all the very best in their future endeavors. Well done lads and lass. And great job to their fans and supporters! You've poured your heart and soul into the task of promoting your guy or gal and he or she came up second, third, fourth, fifth.... or seventeenth, but we're all winners as long as we continue placing our faith and trust in...
  • Sean Hannity: Indiana Primary Republican Voters were at 143%

    05/05/2016 1:24:49 PM PDT · by georgiegirl · 17 replies
    Sean Hannity Radio Show | 5/5/16 | georgiegirl
    Sean Hannity reported today that the Indiana Primary Republicans voters were UP 143% from 2012. Democrat Primary DOWN 40%. I wasn't able to find the actual numbers or link. Maybe someone else can. Thanks!
  • Paul Ryan Says He Cannot Support Donald Trump for Now

    05/05/2016 1:17:07 PM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 80 replies
    New York Times ^ | May 5, 2016 | JENNIFER STEINHAUER
    Speaker Paul D. Ryan, the nation’s highest-ranking elected Republican, said Thursday he was “not ready” to endorse Donald J. Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee. Mr. Ryan, who is also chairman of the Republican National Convention, has repeatedly said he would support his party’s nominee. But he has carved out some terrain to differentiate himself, by insisting that House Republicans write their own policy agenda this year and by giving speeches that at times criticized Mr. Trump’s views. Mr. Ryan said Republicans needed a “standard-bearer” who embodied the party’s standards. “I don’t want to underplay what he accomplished,” Mr. Ryan said...
  • Paul Ryan: I Cannot Support Donald Trump Yet

    05/05/2016 1:18:37 PM PDT · by i88schwartz · 152 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | May 5, 2016 | RealClearPolitics
    "You have said that you will support the Republican nominee. Now you have a nominee, Donald Trump. will you support him?" Tapper asked. "Well, to be perfectly can did with you, I'm not ready to do that yet. I am not there right now. I hope to and want to. What's required is that we unify the party... I do not want to underplay what he accomplished. He needs to be congratulated for winning the delegates, but he inherited something special," Ryan said. VIDEO...
  • COMPELLING MEXICO TO PAY FOR THE WALL

    05/05/2016 12:55:20 PM PDT · by stocksthatgoup · 30 replies
    Trump website ^ | Current | Donald Trump
    Introduction: The provision of the Patriot Act, Section 326 - the "know your customer" provision, compelling financial institutions to demand identity documents before opening accounts or conducting financial transactions is a fundamental element of the outline below. That section authorized the executive branch to issue detailed regulations on the subject, found at 31 CFR 130.120-121. It's an easy decision for Mexico: make a one-time payment of $5-10 billion to ensure that $24 billion continues to flow into their country year after year. There are several ways to compel Mexico to pay for the wall including the following:
  • Compelling Mexico to Pay for the Wall

    05/05/2016 8:47:45 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 45 replies
    Introduction: The provision of the Patriot Act, Section 326 - the "know your customer" provision, compelling financial institutions to demand identity documents before opening accounts or conducting financial transactions is a fundamental element of the outline below. That section authorized the executive branch to issue detailed regulations on the subject, found at 31 CFR 130.120-121. It's an easy decision for Mexico: make a one-time payment of $5-10 billion to ensure that $24 billion continues to flow into their country year after year. There are several ways to compel Mexico to pay for the wall including the following: On day 1...
  • Trump to Apologizing Mexican President: "Get Your Money Ready, Cause You're Going to Pay for

    05/05/2016 5:21:05 AM PDT · by rktman · 177 replies
    townhall.com ^ | May 5, 2016 | Justin Holcomb
    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump was not fazed by former Mexican president Vincente Fox's apology which was reported Wednesday afternoon. In an interview with Bill O'Reilly, he was asked what he thought about the former president. "Got any message for the former president of Mexico?" O'Reilly asked. "Yeah, get your money ready because you're going to pay for the wall," Trump said. "We'll get it straightened out."
  • Mexico Slapped a Big Tax on Sodas. What’s Happened Will Discourage Nanny Staters.

    05/04/2016 7:46:47 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 18 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | May 3, 2016 | Katrina Trinko
    Just a few months ago, Mexico looked like the poster country for soda tax advocates.“One of the world’s highest soda taxes appears to be working. After just one year, purchases of sugary drinks in Mexico are down 12 percent, a new study shows,” crowed the Bloomberg editorial board in January. “Public health authorities hailed the findings as the first hard evidence that a nationwide tax could spur behavioral changes that might help to chip away at high obesity rates,” reported The New York Times.But now new data shows a different outcome.While Mexico’s roughly 10 percent tax (or 1 peso per...
  • Illegal immigrant numbers skyrocket at Mexican border

    05/04/2016 6:13:35 PM PDT · by RayofHope · 16 replies
    The Hill ^ | 04/05/2016 | Mike Lillis
    Child migration is surging again. The number of families and unaccompanied children apprehended on the southern border has skyrocketed this year, according to new figures from the Obama administration. The numbers, compiled by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), reveal that child migration is on par with 2014 levels, when a wave of kids –– thousands of them unaccompanied –– arrived at the southern border. The surge of illegal immigration quickly swamped border authorities, immigration courts and health and humanitarian workers, while sparking a political battle on Capitol Hill over the cause and proper response to the crisis.
  • Illegal immigrant numbers skyrocket at Mexican border

    05/04/2016 5:07:23 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 29 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 4, 2016 | Mike LIllis
    Child migration is surging again. The number of families and unaccompanied children apprehended on the southern border has skyrocketed this year, according to new figures from the Obama administration. The numbers, compiled by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), reveal that child migration is on par with 2014 levels, when a wave of kids –– thousands of them unaccompanied –– arrived at the southern border. The surge of illegal immigration quickly swamped border authorities, immigration courts and health and humanitarian workers, while sparking a political battle on Capitol Hill over the cause and proper response to the crisis. The...
  • Exclusive: President Fox Apologizes, Invites Trump to Mexico

    05/04/2016 3:30:21 PM PDT · by maggief · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 4, 2016 | ALEX SWOYER AND JOEL B. POLLA
    SANTA MONICA, California — During an exclusive interview with Breitbart News, former Mexican President Vicente Fox apologized Wednesday for the vulgar language he has used regarding GOP frontrunner Donald Trump’s proposal to build a wall along the southern border and invited the likely Republican nominee to Mexico to see the border from the other side. (snip) “I apologize. Forgiveness is one of the greatest qualities that human beings have, is the quality of a compassionate leader. You have to be humble. You have to be compassionate. You have to love thy neighbor,” Fox explained to Breitbart News while sitting in...
  • Exclusive: (Former Mexican) President Fox Apologizes, Invites Trump to Mexico

    05/04/2016 3:17:29 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 192 replies
    BREITBART.COM ^ | 04 MAY 2016 | BREITBART.COM
    SANTA MONICA, California — During an exclusive interview with Breitbart News, former Mexican President Vicente Fox apologized Wednesday for the vulgar language he has used regarding GOP frontrunner Donald Trump’s proposal to build a wall along the southern border and invited the likely Republican nominee to Mexico to see the border from the other side.
  • Mexico changes its tune on Trump

    05/04/2016 2:15:59 PM PDT · by maggief · 32 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 4, 2016 | Rafael Bernal
    Mexican officials are focusing on the positives in the U.S.-Mexico relationship, avoiding direct references to the presidential campaign. In an interview with The Hill Monday, Secretary of the Economy Ildefonso Guajardo said "it's not very convenient for foreign officials" to comment on U.S. elections. He said they will instead focus on the massive economic potential of the U.S.-Mexico partnership. "The mere fact that Mexico has become an item in the debate should be an opportunity to reinforce the U.S-Mexico relationship. In a way, underlying that reality is the fact that whatever happens in Mexico has an impact in the U.S....
  • Trump Wall Plan Could Stunt Western Union's Fast-Growing Mexico Business

    05/03/2016 8:24:59 PM PDT · by Trumpinator · 57 replies
    thestreet.com ^ | 05/03/16 - 04:26 PM EDT | Emily Stewart
    Trump Wall Plan Could Stunt Western Union's Fast-Growing Mexico Business By Emily StewartFollow | 05/03/16 - 04:26 PM EDT Donald Trump's plan to deport all illegal immigrants and build a wall at the southern U.S. border and make Mexico pay for it could cause some collateral damage, including to cash transfer company Western Union (WU - Get Report) . The Englewood, Colo.-based company sees a significant chunk of its business come from Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as Mexico. Latin America and the Caribbean comprised about 11% of Western Union's revenues in the first quarter, and Mexico, which...
  • Pelosi: Mexico should not worry about Trump (Traitor Alert)

    05/03/2016 2:52:35 PM PDT · by BradtotheBone · 17 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/03/16 10:27 AM EDT | Rafael Bernal
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) told a Mexican newspaper Monday that Mexico should not worry about Donald Trump Pelosi and a delegation of representatives met with Mexican President Enrique Peńa Nieto Monday, kicking off a three-country tour to discuss security, trade, migration and human rights. In the interview with the newspaper Reforma, Pelosi said Trump "is speaking to a minority, people who are insecure, who maybe lost their job and think it was because of immigration, because of trade, so I think it's putting too much weight on all this, but he only has one half of one half,...
  • Forest plan renews old fight in northern New Mexico

    05/02/2016 4:56:28 PM PDT · by CedarDave · 22 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | April 15 and May 1, 2016 | T. S. Last
    On June 5, 1967, the Alianza Federal de Mercedes – which translates to Federal Land Grant Alliance – led by Reies Lopez Tijerina stormed the courthouse in Tierra Amarilla with the intention of freeing nearly a dozen members of their group who had been arrested two days earlier and to make a citizens’ arrest of prosecuting District Attorney Alfonso Sanchez. The two-hour confrontation resulted in a prison guard being shot through the cheek and a sheriff’s deputy severely beaten. It ended when the 20 or so raiders escaped with two hostages. The famous raid was inspired in part by ill...
  • "I'm Mexican, & This Is Why I'm Voting For Trump"

    05/02/2016 4:10:28 PM PDT · by yoe · 25 replies
    (This is Angel Sanchez). He lives in California legally while he still has a lot of family in Mexico. Mr. Sanchez explains in this video why he is voting for Donald Trump for president, as well as his views on illegal immigration into America. He's spot on.
  • Mexican Flag Waving Protesters Disrupt Peaceful Trump Rally (We The People- Rising)

    05/01/2016 9:24:09 AM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 73 replies
    Youtube from Temecula, CA Supporters @Duck Pond Park ^ | March 27, 2016 | We the People-Robin Hvidston
    Hundreds of Trump Supporters attended a public gathering with speakers in support of Trump in Temecula, CA. A group of Trump supporters staged a rally on the sidewalk before the speaking event. The rally was peaceful and spirited until pro illegal infiltrators arrived carrying Mexican flags. Officers arrived to separate the two groups. We The People Rising group filmed the video. Many of the Hispanic Trump supporters in this group are Latinos living in the Temecula, a suburb 45 min North of San Diego. They are American citizens, republicans, and some TeaPartyers for Trump. They were calling out the illegals...
  • Trumped! Why It Happened And What Comes Next, Part 1

    05/05/2016 12:22:05 PM PDT · by Syncro · 5 replies
    zerohedge ^ | 5-5-2016 | Tyler Durden/David Stockman
    Trumped! Why It Happened And What Comes Next, Part 1   Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blogFirst there were seventeen. At length, there was one.Donald Trump’s wildly improbable capture of the GOP nomination, therefore, is the most significant upheaval in American politics since Ronald Reagan. And the proximate cause is essentially the same. Like back then, an era of drastic bipartisan mis-governance has finally generated an electoral impulse to sweep out the stables.Accordingly, the Donald’s patented phrase that “we aren’t winning anymore” is striking a deep nerve on main street. But that is not on account of giant trade deficits or a faltering foreign policy and failed military adventures per se.Indeed, it...
  • Clinton’s frustrations with ‘f-word’ Netanyahu detailed in new book

    05/04/2016 5:26:26 PM PDT · by SJackson · 18 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | 5-3-16 | STUART WINER
    Ex-NY Times White House correspondent says secretary declined to visit to Israel in June 2009 to do damage control after Obama’s Cairo trip Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton had a good working relationship with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, although she would sometimes prefix references to him with the “f-word,” was sometimes at odds with her president over how to handle Israeli-Palestinian issues, and was seen by some in the White House as acting with a view to her own future bid for president, a new book claims. “Alter Egos” was written by Mark Landler, a New York Times political...
  • Trump: Israel should keep building in Judea and Samaria

    05/03/2016 11:23:57 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 15 replies
    Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump has said Israel should continue building in Judea and Samaria, insisting the Jewish state should "keep moving forward" in response to Arab terrorism. Speaking to the UK's Daily Mail, Trump emphasized his support for the State of Israel, and appeared to veer away from previous comments in which he declared that he would stay "neutral" on the Arab-Israeli conflict. Trump referenced the "thousands of missiles being launched into Israel," by Arab terrorists prior to the 2014 Gaza war, asking rhetorically: "Who would put up with that? Who would stand for it?" He also said he...
  • Anti-Trump forces ponder options, including a Sasse bid

    05/05/2016 11:45:17 AM PDT · by Innovative · 108 replies
    CNN ^ | May 5, 2016 | Tom LoBianco
    With Donald Trump now the presumptive Republican nominee, the various #NeverTrump forces are pondering everything Thursday from enlisting first-term Sen. Ben Sasse to avoiding the White House battle altogether. Sasse, a Nebraska Republican, has emerged as a central figure in the movement. He wrote a Facebook post early Thursday arguing for an alternative candidate to Trump and Clinton, which had garnered more than 6,400 likes by late morning. "Why shouldn't America draft an honest leader who will focus on 70% solutions for the next four years? You know ... an adult?" Sasse wrote.
  • Rob Reiner on Trump's Appeal: 'There Are a Lot of People Who Are Racist'

    05/05/2016 11:12:50 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 111 replies
    Filmmaker Rob Reiner made headlines today by arguing that the rise of Donald Trump stems from racism in America and that the media has given him a pass. Reiner accused the media of going easy on Trump, saying that the billionaire businessman is only taken seriously as a political candidate because he is a celebrity. "The words that have been flung out from his mouth are insane!" Reiner said on MSNBC. "If he was not a celebrity - if Donald Trump was not a celebrity … you'd see a guy in a park, a lunatic in a park on a...
  • Don't Go to Chick-Fil-A, Mayor De Blasio Tells New Yorkers

    05/05/2016 11:03:28 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 73 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/5/16
    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and other city officials are urging New Yorkers not to eat at Chick fil-A. The popular chicken restaurant is planning to open up a new location in Queens, its fourth to open in New York City. But the liberal mayor argued that the owners of Chick fil-A support groups that promote "hate" against gays. "Chick-fil-A is anti-LGBT," he said in a statement, according to the website DNAInfo. "This group imparts a strong anti-LGBT message by forcing their employees and volunteers to adhere to a policy that prohibits same-sex love. It is outrageous that...
  • Meet the Republicans speaking out against Trump

    05/05/2016 10:51:51 AM PDT · by detective · 53 replies
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  • Trump: I’m open to Cruz as VP

    05/05/2016 6:14:07 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 184 replies
    The Hill's Ballot Box Blog ^ | May 4, 2016 | Mark Hensch
    Donald Trump on Wednesday said that he would consider making Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) his running mate. “I respect Ted,” he told host Bill O’Reilly on Fox News’ “The O’Reilly Factor." "He was a very strong competitor. He really competed hard and tough." “He’s certainly a capable guy,” the presumptive GOP presidential nominee added. "It’s something we can think about.” Trump defeated Cruz in Tuesday’s Indiana GOP presidential primary, making him the presumptive nominee. Cruz suspended his Oval Office bid shortly afterward, saying that his results in the Hoosier State “foreclose” his path to the Republican presidential nomination. Trump on...
  • John McCain on the 2016 Campaign: 'I've Never Seen Anything Like This'

    05/05/2016 11:36:13 AM PDT · by yoe · 81 replies
    News Max ^ | May 5, 2016 | Video
    The GOP's 2008 presidential nominee, Sen. John McCain, says the 2016 campaign is like none other because candidates in both parties are tapping into the "frustration and anger" of voters.[snip] "You see a frustration and anger which then rejects the establishment," he added. "[Sen. Ted] Cruz has tapped into it, [Vermont Sen. Bernie] Sanders has tapped into it, [Donald] Trump…" "Anybody that says he can shoot somebody and still get elected, that's beyond any framework of politics that I've ever seen," the Arizona lawmaker said, USA Today reports.
  • Donald Trump Makes Huge Pro-Life Hire

    05/05/2016 9:58:36 AM PDT · by winoneforthegipper · 11 replies
    The Pulse2016 ^ | 050/03/16 | Marjorie Dannenfelser
    “Huge” news for those in the pro-life movement concerned about this year’s election. Donald Trump has brought on John Mashburn as his Policy Director. This is an excellent hire, especially for the pro-life movement and our legislative priorities. I have known and respected John Mashburn for many years. He is a smart strategist with deep pro-life roots. John is well-respected across every issue set. For him, the life issue is foundational and one which helped draw him into politics. My fellow North Carolina native has an impressive resume. Most recently, he served as Chief of Staff to U.S. Senator Thom...
  • Donald Trump Thinks Global Warming Is "B***S***"

    05/05/2016 9:14:04 AM PDT · by McGruff · 133 replies
    Mother Jones ^ | May 4, 2016 | Rebecca Leber and Clayton Aldern
    Sen. Ted Cruz dropped out of the presidential race on Tuesday, making it almost certain that Donald Trump will win the GOP nomination and face Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders in November. For those who've been in denial that this day could ever come, we figured a refresher course on the real estate developer's musings about climate and energy might be in order. On the basic science: "I am not a great believer in man-made climate change," Trump told the Washington Post editorial board in March. "If you look, they had global cooling in the 1920s and now they have...
  • Bill Kristol is actively wooing candidates for 3rd party run [#NeverTrump]

    05/05/2016 7:49:24 AM PDT · by C19fan · 53 replies
    Hot Air ^ | May 5, 2016 | Larry O'Connor
    Former Bush (41) Administration official and Editor of The Weekly Standard is working with other establishment Republicans in Washington DC to identify a viable, third party candidate for president. Kristol dropped the bombshell on “Mornings on the Mall,” the morning talk show I co-host with Brian Wilson on WMAL in Washington DC.
  • Trump stage-rusher has Go Fund Me page (Tommy DiMassimo)

    05/05/2016 11:11:36 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 42 replies
    AJC ^ | 04 MAY 16 | Dan Klepal
    Tommy DiMassimo, the Wright State University student with Atlanta ties who in March rushed the stage at an Donald Trump rally in Ohio, has raised $340 from 10 people through a Go Fund Me page for his legal defense as of Wednesday afternoon. His funding goal is $25,000, according to the page. DiMassimo was arrested March 12 after he vaulted a stage barrier and rushed to the back of the stage in a hangar near Dayton International Airport in Vandalia, Ohio, a suburb of Dayton. His Go Fund Me page gets political, saying that he rushed the stage “not to...
  • NATE SILVER: 'We basically got the Republican race wrong'

    05/05/2016 8:50:19 AM PDT · by GilGil · 48 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 5/5/2016 | Dan Turkel
    In September 2015, writer and statistician Nate Silver urged people to "calm down" about the possibility of Donald Trump winning the Republican presidential nomination. Two months later, he wrote that the media should "stop freaking out about Donald Trump's polls" and that Trump's odds were "higher than 0 but (considerably) less than 20 percent." Six months after that, after Ted Cruz had dropped out of the race but before John Kasich had done so, Silver wrote: "Donald Trump is going to win the Republican nomination."
  • Hillary Clinton is walking into Donald Trump’s trap

    05/05/2016 8:24:46 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 83 replies
    WaPo ^ | 5 May 2016 | Danielle Allen
    Donald Trump has set a big, fat trap for Hillary Clinton, and so far she has stepped right into it. He turned his attacks against women against her. She is, he argued, playing the “woman card.” And Clinton anted up, offering her supporters the chance to buy a “woman card.” From now until Nov. 8, Trump will surely continue to insult women. If Clinton routinely responds to those attacks, Trump will turn her into the “women’s candidate,” and she will lose. She is already perilously close to being that candidate. Let’s be honest. Polling shows that Trump has a problem...
  • Trump Mexican President: "Get Your Money Ready, Cause You're Going to Pay for the Wall"

    05/05/2016 8:19:56 AM PDT · by GilGil · 21 replies
    Townhall ^ | 5/5/2016 | Justi Holcomb
    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump was not fazed by former Mexican president Vincente Fox's apology which was reported Wednesday afternoon. In an interview with Bill O'Reilly, he was asked what he thought about the former president. "Got any message for the former president of Mexico?" O'Reilly asked. "Yeah, get your money ready because you're going to pay for the wall," Trump said.
  • Trump Names Former Goldman Partner, Soros Money Manager As Finance Chairman

    05/05/2016 10:40:43 AM PDT · by maddog55 · 287 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 11:38 AM 05/05/2016 | Alex Pappas
    After acknowledging he will now raise money for the general election, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has named a national finance chairman who has a history with some organizations that could clash with his conservative populist message. On Thursday, Trump named Steven Mnuchin, the chairman and CEO of private investment firm Dune Capital Management LP, to lead his fundraising. Mnuchin, according to his Bloomberg profile, was a partner at Goldman Sachs, where he worked for 17 years. He also worked at Soros Fund Management LLC, founded by liberal mega-donor George Soros. During the primary, Trump criticized rival Ted Cruz...
  • Donald Trump Reaches Out, Quietly, to Republican Establishment

    05/05/2016 10:07:05 AM PDT · by Innovative · 43 replies
    NY Times ^ | May 5, 2016 | ASHLEY PARKER and MAGGIE HABERMANMAY
    Donald J. Trump, turning his attention to the general election, has begun quietly reaching out to key elements of the Republican establishment as he seeks to unite the party behind his candidacy before his anticipated battle against Hillary Clinton. Mr. Trump, who is expected to run on a nonideological platform of his own design, is trying to reassure party officials that he understands there are certain norms even he needs to follow as the Republican nominee, and that he is capable of producing an organization and infrastructure that can sustain a costly general election campaign.
  • No, Mr. Trump, NAFTA Was Not a ‘Bad Deal’

    05/05/2016 9:30:43 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 94 replies
    National Review ^ | May 5, 2016 | Tim Kane
    ... Trump promises a return to tariffs. He also promises a wall with Mexico, penalties against profitable American companies, skimming foreign remittances, and more. Trump does not mince words, and you have to respect his forthrightness. What each of these solutions has in common is a heavy-handed government that imposes its will at the price of consumer freedom. What right does a White House staffer have to tell you what you can buy and the extra price you have to pay if you choose the wrong product? Your freedom to trade — to buy what you want — is what’s...
  • ROTTEN, miserable NRSC, NRCC still using Trump to raise $$ for their own!

    05/05/2016 10:37:52 AM PDT · by AuntB · 20 replies
    TheTownCrier ^ | May 5, 2016 | TheTownCrier
    ONE day! It took only one day after Trump wins...IN SPITE OF THEM...for the Republicans in the House (NRCC) and the Senate (NRSC) to scam Trump supporters into supporting their RINO candidates...NONE of which helped Trump! TTC has written about this extensively...BOTH have been doing this since Trump announced and have STOLEN likely millions of $$$ from the Trump campaign and they have NO intention of stopping...unless YOU make them! These elected traitors give NOT one rip about you or the United States of America. They care about their own little club and ripping you off to enrich themselves. This...
  • The Trump nightmare is real. Clinton could lose this

    05/04/2016 5:59:04 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 99 replies
    NJ.com Star-Ledger Editorial Board ^ | May 4, 2016 | Tom moran
    In May of 1988 Gov. Michael Dukakis had a 10-point lead over his Republican rival, the same margin that Hillary Clinton has today. He lost. And she could, too. Don't comfort yourself too much by looking at the horse race polls. Those are about Donald Trump's weakness, not Clinton's strength. A fresh Washington Post poll shows that only 37 percent of American voters trust her, and the number is dropping -- even before her well-fed opponents have begun to pound the airwaves with slimy attack ads on her. And let's face it: It is not beyond the imagination to think...
  • When can Trump start to unload on Hillary?

    05/05/2016 10:04:19 AM PDT · by DrDude · 41 replies
    05/05/2016 | DrDude
    The entire election is going to depend on Trump making Hillary respond. She has been hiding in plain site and hasn't answered any questions. Her rallies and commercials say nothing but "Protect Social Security, Protect Women, Protect(add issue here)". Can Trump start now or is there election rules regarding direct targeting of the other party? I seem to recall monies can't be spent until after the Convention(s). What say you?
  • Dem Pollster: HILLARY IS TERRIFIED – She Blew $4 Million and Still Doesn’t Know How to Beat Trump

    05/05/2016 7:57:12 AM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 133 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 05/05/2016 | Jim Hoft
    Democrat pollster Doug Schoen told America’s Newsroom that Hillary Clinton blew $4 million to study how to defeat Donald Trump. She still has no clue on how to handle Trump and is terrified. Doug Schoen: Bill, you reported before that she spent $4 million on research. That’s what I do for a living. I don’t have a sense that she’s figured out with all that money spent how to approach and how to handle Donald Trump. And I think Trump is right, low road, high road Trump can win… If you spent four million dollars to try to figure out...
  • Clinton Email Scandal: Hillary’s Legal Troubles Mount As Her Nomination Nears

    05/05/2016 10:29:29 AM PDT · by detective · 42 replies
    Despite being dogged by Bernie Sanders late into the primary season, Hillary Clinton is by all accounts virtually guaranteed her party’s nomination. But even as she gets closer to that goal, she still can’t shake the email scandal that has dogged her since March 2015. If anything, her legal situation is more perilous than ever. Item 1: Earlier this week, the Department of Justice apparently admitted that the investigation into the email scandal was a law enforcement proceeding, not — as Clinton has maintained — a review of classification procedures.
  • Donald Trump’s policy plans are real, detailed — and great

    05/05/2016 1:36:47 AM PDT · by monkapotamus · 38 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 4, 2016 | Betsy McCaughey
    The Trump campaign is putting forward proposals to fix problems from the long waits for medical care at Veterans Affairs facilities to the impending collapse of ObamaCare. Check out Trump’s economic plan, for starters. Unlike Hillary Clinton’s anti-business agenda, Trump’s plan would actually help unemployed Americans get back to work. Trump slashes the corporate-tax rate to 15 percent, down from the current 40 percent, the highest rate in the industrialized world. Not all American companies pay that staggering rate, but even after deductions and accounting maneuvers, companies in the United States end up clobbered by taxes nearly twice the global...
  • ObamaCare, Illegal Aliens Pushing New York to Bankruptcy

    05/05/2016 9:44:34 AM PDT · by detective · 9 replies
    FrontPage ^ | May 5, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    Undocumented illegal aliens are having a documented effect on New York City's finances. New York's flailing left-wing mayor is proposing $2 billion for the city's hospitals as part of an $82 billion budget. A budget that the city can't afford. What's driving the costs? Illegal aliens and ObamaCare. Closer to home, de Blasio said the growth in tax revenue that has swelled city coffers is starting to slow — with projected growth of 3.6% in 2016 and 1.9% in 2017, compared to an average of 7% in the last five years.
  • Trump wants to help U.S. businesses by lifting slew of regulations: CNBC

    05/05/2016 10:21:42 AM PDT · by niki · 43 replies
    Yahoo ^ | May 5, 2016 | Reuters
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump outlined economic policy initiatives on Thursday that he would pursue if elected to the White House in November, including refinancing longer-term U.S. debt, lowering taxes and scrapping a slew of federal regulations. The Manhattan real estate mogul said his aim would be to clear the way for U.S. businesses to succeed. "We're lowering taxes very substantially and we're going to be getting rid of a tremendous amount of regulations," Trump said in a wide-ranging interview with CNBC. "The business people they talk about regulation more than they talk about taxes," he said.
  • McCain on tape: Trump damages my reelection hopes

    05/05/2016 5:03:46 AM PDT · by maggief · 75 replies
    POLITICO ^ | May 5, 2016 | BURGESS EVERETT and SEUNG MIN KIM
    Publicly, John McCain insists Donald Trump will have a negligible effect on his campaign for reelection. But behind closed doors at a fundraiser in Arizona last month, the Republican senator and two-time presidential hopeful offered a far more dire assessment to his supporters. “If Donald Trump is at the top of the ticket, here in Arizona, with over 30 percent of the vote being the Hispanic vote, no doubt that this may be the race of my life,” McCain said, according to a recording of the event obtained by POLITICO. “If you listen or watch Hispanic media in the state...
  • Donald Trump Won’t Self-Fund General-Election Campaign

    05/04/2016 4:37:59 PM PDT · by 11th Commandment · 112 replies
    WSJ Online ^ | May 4, 2106 | Monica Langley
    Donald Trump won't self-fund his general-election campaign, and will instead create a "world-class finance organization," the presumptive Republican nominee said in an interview on Wednesday. For a campaign expected to cost more than $1 billion, "I'll be putting up money, but won't be completely self-funding, as I did during the primaries," Mr. Trump said. The New York businessman, who did receive some mostly small unsolicited donations, lent his campaign $36 million of the $47 million he spent through March. That plan represents a shift for Mr. Trump, who has for months portrayed his Republican opponents as "puppets" for relying on...
  • Ed Rollins Remerges as Trump Backer, Strategist

    05/04/2016 10:24:37 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 47 replies
    Seasoned Republican operative Ed Rollins is making his debut in Donald Trump's presidential bid. Rollins, who was Ronald Reagan's 1984 campaign manager, spoke on a conference call Wednesday with supporters of Great America, a super PAC that backs Trump. Rollins has signed on as a strategist for the group. Rollins says the super PAC aims to help offset what he sees as a huge financial advantage for likely Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. "They're licking their chops," Rollins says of Clinton's team. "They think they're going to win this thing." Great America will likely conduct polls, collect opposition research and run...
  • Scarborough: 'I'm Never Going to Vote' for Trump If He Maintains Muslim Ban

    05/05/2016 6:51:11 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 82 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Of everyone in the MSM, Joe Scarborough has been widely seen as the most ardent Trump supporter--starting from the day Donald descended that escalator with Melania. Scarborough would argue he was merely offering dispassionate political analysis--saying that Trump's chances should be taken seriously while others were disdainfully dismissing him. But for those of us who watched Joe day in and day out during the primary season, there seemed to be something much more than green-eyeshade analysis going on. Scarborough revelled in every poll and primary result favorable to Trump. Which makes Scarborough's statement on today's Morning Joe so strange. Joe...
  • Trump 'open' to raising federal minimum wage in GOP agenda break

    05/05/2016 7:26:06 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 74 replies
    UPI ^ | 05/05/2016 | By Andrew V. Pestano
    WASHINGTON, May 5 (UPI) -- Soon after becoming the Republican Party's presumptive presidential nominee, Donald Trump said he would be open to raising the federal minimum wage in a notable reversal of GOP policy. During a debate in November, Trump said he would oppose raising the federal minimum wage, which is currently $7.25 an hour. "I hate to say it, but we have to leave it the way it is," Trump said at the time. Speaking to CNN on Wednesday, Trump was asked about Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders' desire to raise the federal minimum wage to $15. "You can't live...