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  • New York City is about to become a lot more disgusting

    05/26/2016 10:11:55 AM PDT · by detective · 47 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 26, 2016 | Michael Gartland
    Scofflaws of New York, rejoice — the City Council has cleared the way for you to litter, loiter and pee in the street to your heart’s content. New legislation dubbed the “Criminal Justice Reform Act” was passed by lawmakers Wednesday, giving miscreants a get-out-of-jail-free card by eliminating the criminal penalties on a raft of quality-of-life crimes. The disgusting and disturbing acts that the council voted to decriminalize include drinking alcohol out of a paper bag, lurking in parks after hours, urinating in the street and making enough of a racket to violate the noise code. Under the legislation, which Mayor...
  • New York City is about to become a lot more disgusting

    05/26/2016 5:48:23 AM PDT · by C19fan · 21 replies
    NY Post ^ | May 26, 2016 | Michael Grantland
    Scofflaws of New York, rejoice — the City Council has cleared the way for you to litter, loiter and pee in the street to your heart’s content. New legislation dubbed the “Criminal Justice Reform Act” was passed by lawmakers Wednesday, giving miscreants a get-out-of-jail-free card by eliminating the criminal penalties on a raft of quality-of-life crimes.
  • At unruly N.M. rally, Trump goes after GOP Gov. Martinez

    05/25/2016 8:54:26 AM PDT · by TangledUpInBlue · 42 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 5/25 | Holly Bailey
    Donald Trump returned to the campaign trail with a force Tuesday, veering away from his recent calls for party unity to attack New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez, a rising star Republican and frequent critic of his campaign, as a poor leader who hasn’t done enough to stem economic problems in her state. “You’ve got to get your governor to do a better job. She’s not doing her job,” Trump said at a convention center here, at one point joking that “maybe” he should run for New Mexico governor. The presumptive Republican presidential nominee also argued Martinez has put her state...
  • Trump Was Told There Was 'No Time' For the National Anthem. Here's His Live-TV Response VIDEO

    05/25/2016 2:50:58 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 111 replies
    ijreview.com ^ | 5-25-2016 | Justen Charters
    At a rally in Anaheim, California on Wednesday, Donald Trump was told there wouldn’t be time for the national anthem. What Trump did in response had the crowd roaring.
  • Prof profited by buying, selling homes (Hypocrite Warren bough depressed homes, sold high)

    05/25/2016 2:18:01 PM PDT · by Trumpinator · 19 replies
    bostonherald.com ^ | Saturday, June 02, 2012 | Jerry Kronenberg
    Elizabeth Warren, who has railed against predatory banks and heartless foreclosures, took part in about a dozen Oklahoma real estate deals that netted her and her family hefty profits through maneuvers such as “flipping” properties, records show. A Herald review has found that the Democratic U.S. Senate candidate rapidly bought and sold homes herself, loaned money at high interest rates to relatives and purchased foreclosed properties at bargain prices. Land records from Warren’s native Oklahoma City show the Harvard professor was active in the often topsy-turvy real estate market in the 1990s, including: • Purchasing a foreclosed home at 2725...
  • Juanita Broaddrick on Jeff Kuhner

    05/25/2016 10:55:19 AM PDT · by taildragger · 15 replies
    WRKO Radio ^ | 05/25/16 | Jeff Kuhner
    Juanita Broaddrick was just interviewed on Jeff's Show. I was unable to post until now. Will re-post transcript and link to audio file which should be available later today.
  • Is It Getting To Be About the Time When the #NeverTrumpers Should Go Radio Silent?

    05/25/2016 3:12:54 PM PDT · by pogo101 · 38 replies
    Ace of Spades ^ | May 25, 2016 | Ace of Spades
    Previously there were possible real-world scenarios which justified the continuing anti-Trump position: 1. A dark horse white knight makes an 11th hour entry and runs third party. This is now virtually impossible, and soon will be entirely impossible. By the way, the application to get on the ballot in Texas has already passed -- so, um, good luck with this one. 2. Trump would prove so toxic in the polls that it would cause the party to do whatever was necessary to install a new candidate, even at the expense of blowing up the party to do it. I thought...
  • Bernie Sanders vs. Donald Trump Debate: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    05/26/2016 4:23:37 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 22 replies
    Heavy ^ | May 26, 2016 | Stephanie Dube Dwilson
    It may have felt like a pipe dream for many Bernie Sanders supporters: a Bernie vs. Trump televised debate. But the possibility seems to be getting closer and closer to becoming a reality. Both Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders have expressed a willingness to debate each other before the California primary on June 7. A debate almost happened in March, and now it’s looking like a debate is more and more likely to happen before the primary. After you read this article, take our poll at the very end of the story and let us know if you think Trump...
  • Hillary Clinton Drops “Women Card” After Poll Test Shows Little Benefit…

    05/23/2016 7:26:01 PM PDT · by GilGil · 29 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | 5/23/2016 | Sundance
    Clinton has stopped explicitly mentioning her role in history and joking about being the “youngest woman president.” That’s by design: Those kinds of direct appeals weren’t working with voters. “De-emphasize the ‘first’ talk,” advised a research report done by Emily’s List. “They already know she’d be the first woman president,” the report said of donors, “but we don’t get anything by reminding them.”
  • Guess Who? – The Albuquerque Trump Protests Were 100% Organized Political Astroturf

    05/25/2016 4:28:39 AM PDT · by detective · 17 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | May 25, 2016 | Sundance
    This Reuters Article describes the rioting mob from New Mexico last night: Protesters threw rocks and bottles at police officers who responded with pepper spray outside a rally for presidential candidate Donald Trump in Albuquerque, New Mexico, police said. Hundreds of protesters tried to storm the convention center in New Mexico’s biggest city, knocking down barricades and throwing objects at a door and then hurling rocks and bottles at mounted police in riot gear, the Albuquerque Police Department said on Twitter on Tuesday and video posted online showed. Several police officers were injured, the police tweeted.
  • Guess Who? – The Albuquerque Trump Protests Were 100% Organized Political Astroturf…

    05/25/2016 7:35:35 PM PDT · by blueyon · 22 replies
    The Last Refuge ^ | 5/25/16 | Sundance
    This Reuters Article describes the rioting mob from New Mexico last night: Protesters threw rocks and bottles at police officers who responded with pepper spray outside a rally for presidential candidate Donald Trump in Albuquerque, New Mexico, police said. Hundreds of protesters tried to storm the convention center in New Mexico’s biggest city, knocking down barricades and throwing objects at a door and then hurling rocks and bottles at mounted police in riot gear, the Albuquerque Police Department said on Twitter on Tuesday and video posted online showed. Several police officers were injured, the police tweeted However, what the article...
  • ALL CRUZ SUPPORTERS: Dr. Wallnau Speaks to YOU on Trump and Common Grace

    05/25/2016 9:15:11 PM PDT · by Right-wing Librarian · 74 replies
    "Last night, I had a subscriber email me a 27-minute video done by Dr. Lance Wallnau, a pastor from Keller, Texas that explained the concept of “common grace” and how Mr. Trump is the perfect vehicle for that common grace to flow across this nation. It clicked. It absolutely clicked."
  • Audit: Illinois Lottery broke law to get around budget impasse

    05/25/2016 9:36:20 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    AP via WGN ^ | 3:15 PM, May 21, 2016
    The state’s auditor general says the Illinois Lottery violated state finance law by prepaying $20 million to ensure it could participate in future multi-state lottery games even without a state budget. The Belleville News-Democrat reports that the lottery made two $10 million payments on June 30, 2015, when it was clear lawmakers had failed to agree on a state budget that should have begun the next day. …
  • Bernie Sanders: Game on. I look forward to debating Donald Trump in California before primary

    05/25/2016 9:54:25 PM PDT · by Trumpinator · 166 replies
    https://twitter.com/BernieSanders ^ | 9:30 PM - 25 May 2016 | User Actions Follow Bernie SandersVerified account ‏@BernieSanders
    Game on. I look forward to debating Donald Trump in California before the June 7 primary.— Bernie Sanders (@BernieSanders) May 26, 2016
  • Terry McAuliffe Lied About Meeting Chinese Donor

    05/25/2016 7:01:19 PM PDT · by detective · 23 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 25 May 2016 | Patrick Howley
    Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe lied about meeting Wang Wenliang, the Chinese donor to his 2013 gubernatorial campaign whose contributions are now the subject of an FBI investigation. McAuliffe told CNN after the story broke that he thinks he has never met Mr. Wenliang.
  • Multiple Victims Reported In Shooting During Concert At Irving Plaza

    05/25/2016 7:40:06 PM PDT · by bryan999 · 42 replies
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A shooting left multiple people wounded Wednesday night during a concert at Irving Plaza in Union Square. Shots were fired at the concert venue, at 17 Irving Pl. near Union Square, around 10 p.m., officials told CBS2. There were reports of multiple shooting victims – as many as two or three – and one of the victims reportedly had life-threatening injuries. It was unknown if there were any arrests. Hip-hop artist T.I. was performing a concert at the venue at the time.
  • Trump Aide Accidentally Reveals Plan to Attack Hillary on Whitewater

    05/25/2016 4:12:53 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 73 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 25, 2016 | Bob Fredericks
    Donald Trump wants to attack Hillary Clinton over the over the decades-old shady Whitewater real estate deal — a strategy inadvertently revealed when one of his top aides spilled the beans in an email sent to the wrong person. Trump spokeswoman Hope Hicks disclosed the plan when she sent an email detailing Team Trump’s intentions to Marc Caputo, a reporter for Politico, when she meant to send it to Trump campaign adviser Michael Caputo.
  • NYC Recognizes 31 "Genders" (vanity; pdf at link)

    05/25/2016 1:03:42 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 38 replies
    Commission on Human Rights One's internal, deeply-held sense of one’s gender as male, female, or something else entirely. A transgender person is someone whose gender identity does not match the sex they were assigned at birth. GENDER IDENTITY In New York City, it’s illegal to discriminate on the basis of gender identity and gender expression in the workplace, in public spaces, and in housing. The NYC Commission on Human Rights is committed to ensuring that transgender and gender non-conforming New Yorkers are treated with dignity and respect and without threat of discrimination or harassment. External representations of gender as expressed...
  • ‘Money Laundering Scheme’: Donald Trump Adviser Reads from ‘Clinton Cash’ at Albuquerque Rally

    05/25/2016 11:18:22 AM PDT · by Syncro · 49 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | May 25, 2016 | Matthew Boyle
    Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump’s senior policy adviser, Stephen Miller, read from the book Clinton Cash by Peter Schweizer at a Trump campaign rally in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Tuesday evening. “I’m here today with a very important mission, which is to talk about this very important book here; it’s called Clinton Cash,” Miller said as he held up a copy of Schweizer’s book before approximately 10,000 people in attendance. “Has anybody heard of it?”The crowd cheered, as Miller delved into a more-than-ten-minute-long dissection of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, while reading from the...
  • As Donald Trump Pushes Conspiracy Theories, Right-Wing Media Gets Its Wish

    05/25/2016 4:56:03 AM PDT · by McGruff · 40 replies
    NY Times ^ | MAY 25, 2016 | JONATHAN MARTIN
    Ever since talk radio, cable news and the Internet emerged in the 1990s as potent political forces on the right, Republicans have used those media to attack their opponents through a now-familiar two-step. Political operatives would secretly place damaging information with friendly outlets like The Drudge Report and Fox News and with radio hosts like Rush Limbaugh — and then they would work to get the same information absorbed into the mainstream media. Candidates themselves would avoid being seen slinging mud, if possible, so as to avoid coming across as undignified or desperate.
  • Matthews on New Mexico Trump Protesters: ‘I Don’t Think They’re That Violent’

    05/25/2016 4:56:01 AM PDT · by detective · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 24 May 2016 | Ian Hanchett
    On Wednesday, MSNBC’s “Hardball” host Chris Matthews stated of the unrest outside presumptive GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump’s rally in New Mexico, “I don’t think they’re that violent.” Matthews said, while talking to Albuquerque Police Officer Tanner Tixier “I don’t see violence yet. I did see that police car with the windshield smashed. I’ve heard about other incidents of violence — low-key violence so far.”
  • Clinton Policies to End Pay Gap Would Just Make It Larger

    05/24/2016 4:51:31 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 24, 2016 | Michael Barone
    Women, lamented Hillary Clinton in an April 2014 tweet, make just 77 cents on the dollar to men. As a presidential candidate she has repeated that lament again and again, updating the numbers, in line with government statistics, to 78 cents in July 2015 and 79 cents this year. This injustice, she says, must be remedied by government. "Last time I checked," Clinton told an event sponsored by a salary site called Glassdoor, "there's no discount for being a woman. Groceries don't cost us less, rent doesn't cost us less, so why should we be paid less?" There is, as...
  • University of Victoria researchers model worst-case climate change scenario

    05/24/2016 4:52:18 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 22 replies
    MetroNews Canada ^ | May 23, 2016 | by Matt Kieltyka
    Study forecasts global temperature increases of up to 9.5 degrees C. The unmitigated burning of Earth's remaining fossil fuels would cause global warming on a scale bigger than previously anticipated, according to a new study out of the University of Victoria. Katarzyna Tokarska, a PhD student at the university, is the lead author of a new paper titled "The climate response to five trillion tonnes of carbon". Previous modelling, including those used by the United Nation's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, use projections that assume just two trillion tonnes of carbon would be released.
  • Resigning as Communications Chair from YRNF [Young Republican National Federation] [NeverTrump]

    05/24/2016 7:31:38 AM PDT · by C19fan · 61 replies
    Facebook ^ | May 23, 2016 | Katrina Elaine Jřrgensen
    To my dear friends at the Young Republican National Federation: Regretfully, I am resigning from my position as Communications Chair with the YRNF. With the practically fulfilled nomination of Donald Trump as our presidential candidate, I can no longer continue to carry out the duties of this position. My principles will not allow it. For now, I will continue to serve as International Outreach and in my South Carolina Chair position. I want to continue to work in the Republican cause, supporting conservative ideals and helping to elect down ballot candidates.
  • Commander Ryan Zinke Backs Donald Trump for President: ‘I Want to Be Part of Team

    05/25/2016 4:45:28 AM PDT · by detective · 10 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 25, 2016 | Matthew Boyle
    Truncate title. Full title: Commander Ryan Zinke Backs Donald Trump for President: ‘I Want to Be Part of Team Making America Great Again’ Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-MT), a former Navy Commander at SEAL Team Six before his election to the U.S. House, told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview that he is throwing his full weight behind presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump for president. Zinke wants to help Trump beat former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, whom he infamously once called “the antichrist,” in November in any way he possibly can.
  • The Manhattan Populist

    05/25/2016 1:39:07 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 15 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | May 25,2016 | Nathan Allen And Theodore Roosevelt Malloch
    John Quincy Adams, quintessential Boston Brahman and archenemy of a General and bumpkin-turned-president Andrew Jackson, had a plan. Rumors circulated that Jackson was illiterate (Adams had called him “a barbarian who could not write a sentence of grammar and hardly could spell his own name”) and Adams amused himself with the thought of giving Jackson an honorary Harvard degree, the speech for which was traditionally given in Latin. So Adams arranged to have the backwoods president invited and assumed the illiterate Jackson would decline.
  • Striking Move by Brooklyn Judge in Felony Drug Case: Probation, Not Prison

    05/25/2016 10:22:01 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 35 replies
    New York Times ^ | May 25, 2016 | BENJAMIN WEISER
    A federal judge in Brooklyn, in an extraordinary opinion that calls for courts to pay closer attention to the impact of felony convictions on people’s lives, sentenced a young woman in a drug case to probation rather than prison, saying on Wednesday that the collateral consequences she would face as a felon were punishment enough. The judge, Frederic Block of Federal District Court, said that the broad range of such collateral consequences served no “useful function other than to further punish criminal defendants after they have completed their court-imposed sentences.” The judge noted that there were nearly 50,000 federal and...
  • Just when McAuliffe thought he was out, he's pulled back in

    05/25/2016 4:53:42 AM PDT · by randita · 16 replies
    Richmond Times-Dispatch ^ | 5/24/16 | Jeff Shapiro
    Michael Corleone’s words in the make-believe New York mob story “The Godfather: Part III” could’ve been Terry McAuliffe’s in real-life Virginia political drama “Governor II”: “Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.” In his first campaign for governor in 2009 — he was badly defeated in a three-way Democratic primary — McAuliffe had to answer for his image as a Bill-and-Hillary confidant who amassed a fortune at the intersection of campaigns and commerce. There were eyebrow-raising investments: a shaky bank in Washington; an insider deal for shares in a telecom that went spectacularly bust; financing...
  • Big-name donors join Trump fundraising team

    05/24/2016 3:18:54 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    The Hill's Ballot Box Blog ^ | May 24, 2016 | Jonathan Swan
    Donald Trump, who needs to rapidly raise money for the general election, now has a team of the Republican establishment's biggest donors and fundraisers in his corner. Trump and Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Reince Priebus announced in a statement Tuesday that they have signed onto their fundraising efforts some of the most prolific donors and fundraisers in conservative politics. The big name recruits include Woody Johnson — who owns the New York Jets and was a top fundraiser for former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and previous GOP nominees Mitt Romney and Sen. John McCain (Ariz.) — and Diane Hendricks,...
  • Hillary's Sputtering Campaign

    05/24/2016 8:25:06 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 42 replies
    National Review ^ | 5/24/2016 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Facing a free-wheeling Trump, she is weighted down by tons of baggage. This year was supposed to be Hillary Clinton’s “turn,” after her humiliating loss in 2008 to Barack Obama. She has paid her dues as secretary of state for Obama. And the apparent Republican presidential nominee, Donald J. Trump, is written off by most pundits as a buffoon without a chance in the general election. Yet, Clinton’s campaign continues to be dismal, and is getting worse — to the point where the socialist Bernie Sanders polls better against Trump than does Hillary Clinton. How can that be? At least...
  • Hillary’s Sputtering Campaign: Facing Trump, she is weighted down by tons of baggage

    05/24/2016 2:40:28 PM PDT · by billorites · 23 replies
    National Review ^ | May 24, 2016 | Victor Davis Hanson
    <p>This year was supposed to be Hillary Clinton’s “turn,” after her humiliating loss in 2008 to Barack Obama. She has paid her dues as secretary of state for Obama. And the apparent Republican presidential nominee, Donald J. Trump, is written off by most pundits as a buffoon without a chance in the general election. Yet, Clinton’s campaign continues to be dismal, and is getting worse — to the point where the socialist Bernie Sanders polls better against Trump than does Hillary Clinton. How can that be? At least eight reasons come to mind — several of them relating to Clinton’s innate character flaws and past scandals.</p>
  • Bowe Bergdahl’s defense team says Donald Trump’s traitor charge taints case

    05/24/2016 3:03:10 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 43 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | May 24, 2016 | Rowan Scarborough
    <p>The Army on Tuesday provided a behind the scenes look at the prosecution of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, releasing pages of internal court communications that show the defense believes it is hamstrung in responding to Donald Trump’s charge that their client is a traitor.</p>
  • Trump Starts Doing the Job the Media Won't Do on the Clintons' Tawdry Past

    05/24/2016 3:09:18 PM PDT · by profit_guy · 41 replies
    Rush Limbaugh ^ | May 24, 2016
    Look, folks, I predicted long ago that Millennials would be appalled to learn about the Clintons' past. To me, that's a no brainer. Especially women Millennials and how Trump is reaching out to them, educating them. By the way, according to that ABC/Washington Post poll yesterday, Trump has just swung a lot of Millennials over to his side. It's a 36% swing. Now, "Clinton's support among young voters 18 to 29 has dropped 19% since March, and Trump has gained 17% support from the same demographic group, a 36% swing among Millennials."...... That conveys a message that it would be...
  • Hypocritical Elizabeth Warren Turned Profit Flipping Foreclosed Houses

    05/24/2016 6:31:17 PM PDT · by blueyon · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 2, 2012 | John Sexton
    When she’s not looking out for the little guy being taken advantageof by predatory lenders, Elizabeth Warren is making high-interest, short-term loans to family members and flipping homes for a profit. That’sthe revelation in a story published today by the Boston Herald,which identifies nine instances when Warren made a quick profit eitherbuying and reselling homes or loaning money to family members to fliphomes in the late 90s. For instance, in 1993 Warren purchased a foreclosed home in OklahomaCity for $61,000. She resold the home 18 months later for $95,000. In several more cases, Warren provided loans so that her brother...
  • Baylor not commenting on reports of President Kenneth Starr’s firing

    05/24/2016 6:51:45 PM PDT · by Homer1 · 25 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 05/24/2016 | Cindy Boren
    Baylor declined to respond to reports Tuesday that President and Chancellor Kenneth Starr, best known for his investigation of the Clinton administration, has been fired by the Board of Regents in the wake of a sexual assault scandal involving the school and its football team.
  • WOW! This new Trump campaign video is powerful

    05/24/2016 5:34:58 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 43 replies
    First they ignore you... Then they mock you... Then they fight you... Then you WIN!
  • EXCLUSIVE: 'The least sexist boss I ever had': What Trump critic Barbara Res REALLY thought...

    05/24/2016 5:29:42 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 14 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5/24/16 | By DAVID MARTOSKO
    Donald Trump gave Barbara Res the job of managing construction of Trump Tower at a time when women weren't hired to fill such roles DailyMail.com can reveal that she wrote glowingly of her former boss in a 2013 memoir as 'the least sexist boss I ever had' Res found herself unemployed as the book was going to press; she emailed, wrote and called Trump repeatedly over two years asking for work Trump says he let Res go over performance issues and wouldn't rehire her Today she is an outspoken anti-Trump voice who claims he fosters anti-female work environments, despite arguing...
  • VIDEO SURFACES=> HILLARY CLINTON Defended WALL STREET – Blamed Homeowners During Financial Crisis

    05/24/2016 5:28:55 PM PDT · by blueyon · 32 replies
    The Gateway Pundt ^ | 5/24/16 | Jim Hoft
    On Tuesday Hillary Clinton accused Donald Trump of “cheering” the housing crisis that saw millions of Americans lose their homes. Hillary Clinton was probably hoping her comments during the crisis would not surface.
  • Liar Michelle Fields ... – Says Hillary Should Not Take Trump Seriously (VIDEO)

    05/24/2016 4:20:21 PM PDT · by GilGil · 25 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 5/24/2016 | Jim Hoft
    Fields told Chris Hayes that “facts don’t matter when it comes to the Trump campaign” and Hillary Clinton shouldn’t take him seriously, but instead “treat him as though he is just this reality show star that is unfit to be president.”
  • Dem Lawmakers Introduce Legislation To Ban A President Trump From Banning Muslims

    05/24/2016 2:54:22 PM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 75 replies
    Trump.News ^ | May 23, 2016 | Jon E. Dougherty
    (Freedom.news) Despite the fact that presidents generally have the authority to ban anyone from entering the U.S., for a host of reasons, a group of Democratic lawmakers wants to change that authority in a bid to preempt a President Donald Trump from doing what he thinks is best for U.S. national security. On the campaign trail Trump has called for a temporary ban on admitting anyone from Muslim-dominated countries with known terrorist entities at least until U.S. intelligence and Homeland Security officials find a way to properly vet these individuals. In the case of Syria, for example, the government is...
  • Santorum endorses Trump

    05/24/2016 4:39:03 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 93 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 24, 2016 | Jesse Byrnes
    Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) is throwing his support behind controversial presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. "I'm 100 percent," Santorum said Tuesday during an interview on Fox News's "On The Record," when asked if he was supporting or endorsing Trump. "That's endorse." Santorum, who backed Marco Rubio after dropping out of the race himself in February, said he spoke with Trump more than a week ago and he said the businessman asked for his support. The former Senator indicated a top reason for endorsing Trump is the vacant Supreme Court seat. Santorum said he made a couple suggestions...
  • Donald Trump wins Washington primary

    05/24/2016 8:47:07 PM PDT · by Innovative · 104 replies
    CNN ^ | May 24, 2016 | Eric Bradner,
    Donald Trump moved closer to clinching the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday by winning the Washington primary. With 68% of the vote in, Trump had 76% support, with the rest going to former rivals who have since departed the GOP contest.
  • TRUMP 77% in WA

    05/24/2016 8:03:10 PM PDT · by profit_guy · 93 replies
    Politico ^ | May 24, 2016
    Politico declares Trump winner in WA
  • Trump plans Friday morning campaign stop in Fresno (Trump Train rolls into FR HQ)

    05/24/2016 9:36:44 PM PDT · by Drago · 41 replies
    The Fresno Bee ^ | 05/24/2016 | JOHN ELLIS
    Donald Trump campaign announces 10 a.m. Friday speech at Fresno Convention & Entertainment Center
  • Glenn Beck Blasts Matt Drudge for Bias Against Hillary: ‘How Can We Complain to Facebook About Bias

    05/24/2016 8:11:45 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 93 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/24/16 | Rebecca Mansour
    Glenn Beck once again blasted critics of his full-throated defense of Facebook – this time by calling out Matt Drudge of the Drudge Report for being biased against Hillary Clinton. Beck has been attacking Facebook’s conservative critics ever since the damage control meeting he and 16 other conservatives had with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg last week following reports from several Facebook whistleblowers that the site’s news curators actively suppress conservative stories in their “trending” news section while simultaneously boosting the signal of leftwing causes like Black Lives Matter. Beck, who has become Zuckerberg’s staunchest defender on the right, took to...
  • Report: Swedish Police Excuse Migrant Rape, Blame ‘Nordic Alcohol Culture’ And ‘Ignorance’

    05/24/2016 2:41:36 PM PDT · by detective · 43 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 24 May 2016 | Liam Deacon
    A Swedish police report into rape and sexual assault committed by migrants has blamed “Nordic alcohol culture,” “ignorance” and the “non-traditional gender roles” of European women for the growing problem. The report notes that Sweden has the worst rates of physical and sexual violence committed against women in the European Union (EU), according to a survey by the EU’s rights agency.
  • Gov. Mary Fallin named as Republican National Convention Platform Committee co-chairwoman

    05/24/2016 2:47:50 PM PDT · by John W · 13 replies
    tulsaworld.com ^ | May 24, 2016 | SAMANTHA VICENT
    Gov. Mary Fallin will serve as one of three leaders on the 2016 Republican National Convention Platform Committee, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus announced Tuesday. Fallin will join North Carolina Congresswoman Virginia Foxx as committee co-chair, while Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyoming, will serve as chairman of the committee, Priebus said in a news release. The Platform Committee will meet at the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, to "outline the core principles and values of the Republican Party."
  • News anchor booed at graduation ceremony for anti-Trump remarks, speaking Spanish

    05/24/2016 2:04:39 PM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 109 replies
    Fox News Latino ^ | May 24, 2016
    A commencement ceremony turned unruly over the weekend when the keynote speaker, María Elena Salinas, one of the most prominent journalists in Spanish-language news in the U.S., underscored the achievement of the Latinos among graduates and made some remarks in Spanish. Non-Latino graduates and their guests at California State University, Fullerton’s College of Communications booed the Univision anchor and yelled at her to leave the stage, according to a student who was at the ceremony. In social media posts following the incident, the Peabody Award-winning journalist said she didn’t notice the uproar and chalked it up to "sad racism on...
  • AP: Hillary dropping gender argument after study shows no one’s interested and no one cares

    05/24/2016 10:11:25 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 56 replies
    Hot Air ^ | May 24, 2016 | Ed Morrissey
    What if you threw a gender party and no one came? A nice catch from the Daily Caller’s Chuck Ross allows us to add this to the Buried Lede Department. The Associated Press reported a couple of days ago on Team Hillary’s delight over Donald Trump’s personal attacks on Hillary and Bill Clinton, but only offered this nugget at the very end of the report. It turns out that claiming her physiology as a unique qualifier turned more voters off than on: Trump’s eagerness to make gender a major issue has complicated the delicate balancing act she already faces as...
  • Kenneth Starr, Who Tried to Bury Bill Clinton, Now Only Praises Him

    05/24/2016 10:02:48 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 38 replies
    NY Times ^ | May 24, 2016 | AMY CHOZICK
    An unlikely voice recently bemoaned the decline of civility in presidential politics, warned that “deep anger” was fueling an “almost radical populism” and sang the praises of former President Bill Clinton — particularly his “redemptive” years of philanthropic work since leaving the White House. The voice was that of Kenneth W. Starr, the former Whitewater independent counsel, whose Javert-like pursuit of Mr. Clinton in the 1990s helped bring a new intensity to partisan warfare and led to the impeachment of a president for only the second time in the nation’s history. The presumptive Republican nominee, Donald J. Trump, increasingly seems...