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  • Fire engulfs Serbian Orthodox cathedral in Manhattan on Orthodox Easter

    05/01/2016 4:52:54 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 37 replies
    RT ^ | 05.01.2016 | Twitter
    A huge fire has engulfed a Serbian Orthodox Church in downtown Manhattan, on the day that Orthodox Christians are celebrating the Holy Easter.
  • Midtown Manhattan cathedral engulfed in flames: 'Irreplaceable' 160-year-old Orthodox Christian...

    05/01/2016 6:38:11 PM PDT · by blueyon · 34 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5/01/16 | Chris Pleasance
    "Midtown Manhattan cathedral engulfed in flames: 'Irreplaceable' 160-year-old Orthodox Christian church is consumed by fire" A 160-year-old Orthodox Christian cathedral in New York has been completely destroyed after a huge fire tore through it on Sunday The blaze broke out at the Serbian Cathedral of Saint Sava on 25th Street in Manhattan's Flatiron district at around 7pm. It is not known how the fire started, though it is believed to have broken out on the first floor of the building before consuming the interior and roof. An FDNY spokesman said that nobody was believed to be inside the building at...
  • White Flag: Neocon Chief J-Pod Says Trump Will Be The Nominee

    05/01/2016 2:02:11 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 63 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | May 1, 2016 | Patrick Howley
    Neoconservative figure and “Commentary” editor John Podhoretz admitted Sunday that Donald Trump will be the Republican nominee for president.
  • Ted Cruz: Donald Trump could "encourage riots" in Cleveland if he doesn't win

    05/01/2016 8:47:18 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 256 replies
    CBS News ^ | May 1, 2016 | Emily Schultheis
    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz said in an interview airing Sunday that GOP front-runner Donald Trump may encourage riots if he does not win the Republican nomination in Cleveland this summer. Asked on CBS' "Face the Nation" if he was concerned about the possibility of violence if he were able to "overthrow" Trump with the delegates in Cleveland, Cruz insisted there wouldn't but said that Trump might try to fan the flames. "No, it won't, although Donald may do everything he can to encourage riots," he said. "You know, overthrow is such a loaded spin word as ... to bring nothing...
  • Thousands plan May 1 marches in US in heated election year

    05/01/2016 9:10:34 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 34 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 1, 2016 | Amy Taxin
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands are expected to rally in cities across the United States on Sunday for immigrant and worker rights and against what they see as hateful presidential campaign rhetoric.
  • How Social Media Wins Political Campaigns

    08/23/2015 7:16:15 AM PDT · by IsraelBeach · 9 replies
    United States News Agency ^ | August 23, 2015 | Joel Leyden
    By Joel Leyden United States News AgencyNew York --- August 23, 2015 ... Social media is no longer the bastard son of the media. It is the media. There was a time when newspapers (print), billboards, lawn signs, buttons, radio and TV ruled in winning a political campaign. Those days are history. Classic media is still relevant, but no longer primary. It is no longer the question "should we add social media to our campaign budget?" But - "should we add newspaper, TV and radio to our campaign budget". The reason is called "instant", "feature" and "cost effective". One need...
  • '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 · 16 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>
  • Inside Cruz’s camp, confidence crumbles

    04/30/2016 10:38:55 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 140 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...
  • 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...
  • Trump Gains On Clinton, But Both Have Sky-High Negatives: IBD/TIPP Poll

    04/30/2016 12:30:30 PM PDT · by MaxistheBest · 55 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 04/30/2016 | JOHN MERLINE
    Riding on a string of big victories in the presidential primaries, Donald Trump has not only extended his lead against his GOP rivals, but also he has gained ground against Hillary Clinton, according to the latest IBD/TIPP Poll. ------------------------------------------------ The poll finds that Trump now leads Ted Cruz by 19 points — 48% to 29% — which is more than double his lead last month. At the same time, Hillary’s lead over Trump is now just seven points (47% to 40%), down from 12 points last month. What’s more, 65% of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents now pick Trump as either...
  • Kasich: Gay People 'Probably' Born That Way

    04/30/2016 1:28:16 PM PDT · by massmike · 103 replies
    nbcnews.com ^ | 04/30/2016 | KAILANI KOENIG
    John Kasich on Friday was pressed by a man in California to answer whether or not he believed people are born gay. "Do you believe that some people are born gay?" asked Kelly Bryan, 62, of San Francisco, who attended the Commonwealth Club of California event where Kasich was the featured guest. He later described himself as a Democrat who plans to vote for Hillary Clinton. "Please respond without prayer being an answer." Kasich first tried to dodge an answer. "I'm not gonna get into all the analysis of this or that, I'm not gonna do that," he said. As...
  • Andrea Tantaros taken off the air at Fox News

    04/30/2016 8:12:09 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 110 replies
    americanthinker. ^ | April 29, 2016 | Thomas Lifson
    Speculation abounds as Fox News talking head Andrea Tantaros is no longer appearing on air. In response to a query from TV Newser, Fox issued a terse statement: “Issues have arisen regarding Andrea’s contract, and Fox News Channel has determined it best that she take some time off. She is still under contract with the network.” That opens the question of what could have changed regarding her contract all of a sudden. The Examiner opens a few doors on what might (or might not) be at issue with Tantaros and the network: While not cited by FNC as a reason...
  • Rumors fill the void as Andrea Tantaros vanishes from Fox News.

    04/28/2016 2:29:24 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 112 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | 4/28/16 | Jack Davis
    There’s a lot of buzz these days about Andrea Tantaros, known to millions of viewers as a host of the Fox News show Outnumbered. However, the buzz has nothing to do with her new book. Tantaros, who was last seen on Outnumbered on Monday, is no longer appearing on Fox, and the network will only hint at the reason why. “Issues have arisen regarding Andrea’s contract, and Fox News Channel has determined it best that she take some time off. She is still under contract with the network,” Fox News said in a statement in reply to questions about Tantaros,...
  • The One Big Takeaway from Trump's Overanalyzed "America First" Speech

    04/28/2016 1:44:57 PM PDT · by onyx · 82 replies
    EIB The Rush Limbaugh Show ^ | APRIL 28, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: So we had the Trump speech yesterday and there has been all kinds of reaction to the speech, predictable and some shocking, some surprising. We'll get into it today. Trump used a phrase in this speech, and I'm gonna tell you, this is classic, folks. This little bit of information I'm gonna impart here to you is a great way to understand the dynamics of this race. Trump, in his speech, used a phrase "America first." Well, that phrase has a pedigree. That phrase is well attached to something very, very important and potentially very, very negative in...
  • Fort Apache (Facing Off Against The May Day Mob)

    04/30/2016 9:03:32 AM PDT · by OddLane · 11 replies
    American Rattlesnake ^ | April 30, 2016 | Gerard Perry
    Tomorrow marks an annual rite of passage for open borders, Marxist demagogues. Their annual trek to Union Square to make it known how much they despise the capitalist system which provided them with their iPhone 6s and high-speed Internet hookups. Well, this year-as in years past-Joanna Marzullo and her compatriots in NY ICE will provide a much-needed counterpoint to the pro-amnesty, anti-free market imbeciles who’ve decided, without any hint of irony, to amass in a park filled with statues honoring American patriots. If you’d like to join them, and are in the New York Area, you’ll find the details below....
  • Massive Cartel Human Smuggling Ring Busted in Texas

    04/30/2016 5:51:18 AM PDT · by detective · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 29 Apr 2016 | Bob Price
    A 2-year investigation has resulted in the indictments of 29 people and 86 criminal charges relating to a cartel connected-human smuggling operation in South Texas. The investigation which began in Atascosa County, Texas, tied in a suspected human smuggling operation that stretched from the border to as far as San Antonio and Houston. Atascosa County, located around the town of Pleasanton about 40 miles south of San Antonio, became the focal point of the investigation as authorities uncovered a stash house where up to 250 illegal immigrants per month were being smuggled, information provided to Breitbart Texas by Atascosa County...
  • GOP Turnout, Already Strong, Is Getting Stronger

    04/30/2016 4:56:56 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 24 replies
    wsj.com ^ | Aaron Zitner
    Republican turnout this primary season is up 64% over 2012 levels, new data show, with participation accelerating in recent months as voters in big states got a rare shot to play a meaningful role. The rise in GOP turnout had been calculated at about 57% in the aggregate for states that voted through early April. The subsequent boost in what was already high GOP turnout comes as voters in New York, Pennsylvania and several other populous states had the rare opportunity this year in helping to choose the party’s nominee. Rarely has the contest lasted long enough for the outcome...
  • Kasich: Republicans Who Are 'Scaring' Hispanic Voters May Hurt GOP in General Election

    04/30/2016 4:50:52 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 53 replies
    ABC News ^ | 04/30/2016 | Ben Gittleson
    Republican presidential hopeful John Kasich said Friday evening that some of his fellow party members are alienating Hispanic voters with scare tactics that could hurt the GOP in November's general election. "Do the Republicans actually think that they can win an election by scaring every Hispanic in this country to death?" Kasich told reporters at the California GOP convention in San Francisco, being held ahead of the state's June 7 primary. "Scaring them to the point that they are afraid that their families are going to be torn apart and disrupted? Do you have any idea what those folks are...
  • Indiana Today: DefeaTED Cruz Speaks To Half Empty Room, Polling Affirms The Reason….

    04/30/2016 6:29:22 AM PDT · by GilGil · 189 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | 4/30/2016 | Sundance
    Donald Trump supporters are a generally happy bunch... The Cruz campaign in Indiana is in a state of collapse and freefall. By the end of the weekend you can expect the narrative to shift, and the campaign will be pointing fingers toward California (June 7th) because their impending defeat is looming ever more dangerous. Before getting to a recent poll, lets take a look at the current landscape. Senator Ted Cruz and Carly Fiorina spoke at a campaign rally in South Bend Indiana. In a venue capable of holding more than 2,000 only a few hundred showed up... That’s the...
  • Trump Thumps the Ruling Class

    04/30/2016 6:27:39 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 14 replies
    spectator.org ^ | 4/27/16 | George Neumayr
    "What have you been smoking?” said a partner in a New York law firm to me in early January after I asserted in front of a room full of Upper East Side liberals that “Trump would win the nomination.” Others hooted me for holding that “closeted Trump supporters” exist in the disaffected corners of American life and that Trump would enjoy a reverse Bradley effect. Last Christmas I ran into Newt Gingrich after Mass in Washington, D.C., and for the heck of it said to him, “So what job do you want in the Trump administration?” He looked at me...
  • How Donald Trump Painted New York Red

    04/30/2016 7:19:58 AM PDT · by detective · 26 replies
    Righton ^ | April 27, 2016 | Matt Forney:
    For decades, American political math has revolved around the Northeast – once a bastion of moderate Republicanism – being monolithically Democratic. Donald Trump's nationalist platform is forcing a political realignment the likes of which hasn't been seen since the 1980's. For all their chest-pounding and back-patting about living in “the capital of the world,” New Yorkers themselves are pretty irrelevant on the national political scene. The Empire State hasn’t produced a major politician since Franklin Roosevelt; no, carpetbaggers like Hillary Clinton and Bobby Kennedy don’t count. Air conditioning and high taxation has sent middle-class New Yorkers fleeing to warmer, cheaper...
  • Like A Boss: Moonbats Block The Street – So Donald Trump Walks In

    04/30/2016 6:06:20 AM PDT · by detective · 27 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | April 29, 2016 | Sundance
    If it were possible to squeeze a bit more respect into an already overflowing perspective therein, well this just does the trick. The moonbat protesters block the streets leading to the California venue where Donald Trump was giving a keynote address. Undeterred, he gets out of the vehicle, hops a fence, and walks in. Like a boss.
  • 2 Live Trump rallies 5/1/2016 Terre Haute @ 1pm & Fort Wayne @ 4pm EDT

    04/30/2016 4:31:08 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 1,161 replies
    Trump rally 5/1/2016 in Terre Haute, IN @ 1pm Indiana Theater TERRE HAUTE, IN Terre Haute (/ˌtɛrə ˈhoʊt/ TERR-ə HOHT) is a city in and the county seat of Vigo County, Indiana, United States, near the state's western border with Illinois. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 60,785 and its metropolitan area had a population of 170,943. The city is the self-proclaimed capital of the Wabash Valley. With numerous higher education institutions such as Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana, Indiana State University and Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology located in Terre Haute, the city...
  • National Review Editor BLAMES TRUMP SUPPORTERS for BLOODY MOB VIOLENCE at California GOP Rallies!

    04/29/2016 4:09:04 PM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 151 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 04/29/2016 | Jim Hoft
    In the last 24 hours violent leftist mobs and Open Border thugs smashed police cars, bloodied Trump supporters, mugged Trump supporters, harassed Trump supporters, spit on Trump supporters, and stormed the GOP California Convention. National Review Washington Editor Eliana Johnson blamed the Trump supporters for this mob violence. Eliana Johnson: Well, one really important thing, Neil, is not to confuse where the bad behavior is coming from. Mr. Trump and his campaign have behaved badly in encouraging and fomenting violence inside their rallies. And, these protesters are behaving badly fomenting and encouraging bad behavior outside the rallies. The fact that...
  • Dear Mainstream Media, Don’t You Dare Whitewash Anti-Trump Violence

    04/29/2016 2:34:21 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 90 replies
    National Review ^ | 4/29/2016 | David French
    Last night, anti-Trump protesters rioted in Costa Mesa, California. Yes, rioted. That’s what you call it when “demonstrations” turn into this: [video of rioters trying to turn over police car] Or this: [photo of bloody Trump supporter] Just imagine for a moment the shrieking outrage if Trump supporters had tried to flip a car outside a Hillary Clinton rally. Imagine the fury at the sight of a bloody man wearing a Hillary shirt. So how did the mainstream media cover the anti-Trump riot? Hot Air’s Larry O’Connor has the details: Check out the LA Times headline: Protests rage outside Trump...
  • Demonstrators storm California GOP convention to protest Trump

    04/29/2016 2:26:19 PM PDT · by Innovative · 85 replies
    CNN ^ | Apr 29, 2016 | Tom LoBianco, Jeremy Diamond and Ashley Killough,
    Burlingame, California (CNN) — Hundreds of demonstrators descended on the California Republican Convention Friday to protest Donald Trump ahead of his speech there. Protesters -- some of whom wore bandanas over their faces and carried Mexican flags -- blocked off the road in front of the Hyatt Regency here, forcing the GOP front-runner's motorcade to pull over along a concrete median outside the hotel's back entrance. Trump and his entourage got out and walked into the building. At one point, about two dozen protesters tried to rush barriers near the hotel. Police officers then rushed to the building's doors, successfully...
  • Anti-Trump Protestors Riot, Attack Supporters, Damage Cop Car in Orange County (CA.Mex-Riots)

    04/29/2016 2:08:43 PM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 64 replies
    Liveleak.com ^ | April 29,2016
    Trump was speaking to thousands at a rally at the Orange County Fairgrounds. The group of about 3,000 protesters gathered just outside in the parking lot of the fairgrounds. They held signs, many of them profane, and Mexican and American flags to protest Donald Trump,.... The protest group spilled out into the streets....and blocked traffic in several intersections. Stu Mundel reported overhead in Sky 9. The group of protesters was described as “very large and very aggressive." Law enforcement was on scene in patrol cars and horseback. Mundel witnessed at least one driver get surrounded. Several protesters jumped on the...
  • Anti-Trump Mexican thugs riot at Burlingame CA

    04/29/2016 12:39:02 PM PDT · by No_More_Harkin · 53 replies
    LA Times ^ | 4/30/16 | Live Updates
    Welcome to a special edition of Essential Politics, our live feed from the California Republican Party convention in Burlingame. Here's a quick glance at the agenda. The event runs Friday through Sunday morning...
  • Hospitalized last night after being attacked for WEARING a Trump hat and Trump shirt!

    04/29/2016 10:12:15 AM PDT · by Trumpinator · 106 replies
    https://twitter.com/routier_rhonda ^ | 8:25 AM - 29 Apr 2016 | RRoutier&#8207;@routier_rhonda
    Hospitalized last night after being attacked for WEARING a Trump hat and Trump shirt! Stop this madness! pic.twitter.com/fDR3ueW3nj— RRoutier (@routier_rhonda) April 29, 2016 How does it feel that people are being PAID to do this to us?! pic.twitter.com/8a9uZnCEgG— RRoutier (@routier_rhonda) April 29, 2016
  • Video: Police cruiser smashed in post-Donald Trump rally protest in Costa Mesa, about 20 arrested

    04/29/2016 9:29:38 AM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 66 replies
    O.C. Register (Orange County) ^ | April 28, 2016: updated April 29,2016 | Chris Haire, Scott Schwebe,& Martin WISCKOL
    <p>Demonstrators jumped on a Costa Mesa police car, breaking out the windows and attempting to turn it over, as tensions escalated after a Donald Trump rally.</p> <p>Orange County Sheriff’s deputies were threatening to arrest hundreds who filled an intersection chanting, “Whose streets? Our streets!” as a large crowd poured out of Pacific Amphitheatre...</p>
  • Trump protesters, Mexican flag-wavers could bring unintended consequences for GOP race

    04/29/2016 8:18:16 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 108 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | April 29, 2016 | By Ruben Vives and Shelby Grad•
    The protests outside Donald Trump's rally in Costa Mesa on Thursday night appear to point to an upcoming month of activism by Latinos and others as the GOP front-runner tries to seal the presidential nomination in the state. While the billionaire businessman has faced protests elsewhere, California could prove to be potent ground for demonstrators because of its large Latino population and Trump's negative comments about immigrants in this country illegally. A USC/Times poll found that 77% of Latinos in California have a negative view of Trump. Yet among Republicans, Trump is ahead in that poll and several others. Although...
  • Protests rage outside Trump rally in Orange County; 17 arrested, police car smashed

    04/29/2016 7:39:32 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 59 replies
    LA Times ^ | 29 Apr 2016 | Ruben Vives , Matt Pearce and Matt Hamilton
    Hundreds of demonstrators filled the street outside the Orange County amphitheater where Donald Trump held a rally Thursday night, stomping on cars, hurling rocks at motorists and forcefully declaring their opposition to the Republican presidential candidate. Traffic came to a halt as a boisterous crowd walked in the roadway, some waving American and Mexican flags. Protesters smashed a window on at least one police cruiser, punctured the tires of a police sport utility vehicle, and at one point tried to flip a police car. About five police cars were damaged in total, police said, adding that some will require thousands...
  • Anti-Trump thugs go on ATTACK in California; blood, vandalism, threats, run rampant through streets

    04/29/2016 5:38:06 AM PDT · by jpsb · 64 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | April 29, 2016 | Carmine Sabia
    A Donald Trump rally in California turned into an all out riot when protesters got out of control.
  • Protest Turns Violent at Donald Trump Rally in Costa Mesa, Calif.

    04/29/2016 4:34:57 AM PDT · by BradtotheBone · 73 replies
    The New York Times ^ | APRIL 29, 2016 | STEVE KENNY
    A protest outside a campaign rally for Donald J. Trump in Costa Mesa, Calif., turned violent late Thursday night, as the crowd smashed a police car, the authorities closed nearby streets and officers arrested about 20 people. The unrest erupted outside an amphitheater where Mr. Trump, the favorite in the race for the Republican presidential nomination, was addressing several thousand supporters, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department. There were no major injuries, and the Sheriff’s Department reported on Twitter that the protest was over and that the crowds had dispersed around 11 p.m., after officers on horseback pushed people...
  • Protests break out as Trump speaks in Southern California

    04/29/2016 3:49:04 AM PDT · by detective · 24 replies
    MSN News ^ | APRIL 29, 2016 | GILLIAN FLACCUS and AMY TAXIN,
    Raucous crowds of protesters took to the streets in California as Donald Trump brought his Republican presidential campaign to conservative Orange County after sweeping the Northeast GOP primaries. Dozens of protesters were mostly peaceful Thursday as Trump gave his speech inside the Pacific Amphitheater. After the event, however, the demonstration grew rowdy late in the evening and spilled into the streets. At least four people were arrested and one Trump supporter had his face bloodied in a scuffle as he tried to drive out of the arena. One man jumped on a police car, leaving its front and rear windows...
  • Donald Trump Supporter Does Donuts Around Anti Trump Protesters

    04/29/2016 12:47:09 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 24 replies
    Twitter ^ | April 29, 2016 | ABC News
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nXpJXKCUiHc
  • Perry: 'I thought it was going to be Jeb Bush and myself'

    03/27/2016 12:25:28 PM PDT · by kevcol · 39 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | March 27, 2016 | Curt Mills
    "I thought it was going to be Jeb Bush and myself, two successful governors laying out their vision for America and bumping their records up for each other," Perry said on Fox News. . . . Perry argued Sunday that Cruz would win at a brokered Republican convention. "You can expect a contested contest at the convention. At that particular point in time, I think there will be a lot of people comfortable that Ted Cruz, the consistent constitutionalist, the consistent conservative, is the best person for us to put forward to beat Hillary Clinton," Perry said.
  • Mocking Critics, Donald Trump Says He Can Win Without Republican Unity

    04/30/2016 4:06:22 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 56 replies
    New York Times ^ | April 29, 2016 | JONATHAN MARTIN and ADAM NAGOURNEY
    BURLINGAME, Calif. — Donald J. Trump got a taste on Friday of what his next month of campaigning in California could be like. He was forced to exit his motorcade and walk through a field, climbing an embankment with Secret Service agents helping him, to avoid angry demonstrators on the street. “We went under a fence and through a fence, and oh, boy, it felt like I was crossing the border, actually,” Mr. Trump said when he finally made it to a ballroom to speak at California’s Republican Party convention. For the next 25 minutes, though, Mr. Trump spoke little...
  • [George Will]:If Trump is nominated, the GOP must keep him out of the White House

    04/29/2016 8:41:16 PM PDT · by Fractal Trader · 338 replies
    Washington Compost ^ | 29 April 2016 | George Will
    Donald Trump’s damage to the Republican Party, although already extensive, has barely begun. Republican quislings will multiply, slinking into support of the most anti-conservative presidential aspirant in their party’s history. These collaborationists will render themselves ineligible to participate in the party’s reconstruction. Ted Cruz’s announcement of his preferred running mate has enhanced the nomination process by giving voters pertinent information. They already know the only important thing about Trump’s choice: His running mate will be unqualified for high office because he or she will think Trump is qualified. Hillary Clinton’s optimal running mate might be Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio,...
  • Real Clear Politics: Indiana Rep Primary Polling (Trump 39.2; Cruz 33.2; Kasich 19.0; Trump +6)

    04/29/2016 12:22:09 PM PDT · by xzins · 25 replies
    RCP ^ | 29 Apr 16 | RCP
    Poll Date Sample MoE Trump Cruz Kasich Spread RCP Average 4/18 - 4/28 -- -- 39.2 33.2 19.0 Trump +6.0 ARG* 4/27 - 4/28 400 LV 5.0 41 32 21 Trump +9 Clout Research (R) 4/27 - 4/27 423 LV 4.8 37 35 16 Trump +2 CBS News/YouGov 4/20 - 4/22 548 LV 6.6 40 35 20 Trump +5 FOX News 4/18 - 4/21 602 LV 4.0 41 33 16 Trump +8 WTHR/Howey Politics 4/18 - 4/21 507 LV 4.3 37 31 22 Trump +6
  • Poll: Trump leads Indiana by 9 points

    04/29/2016 11:01:09 AM PDT · by monkapotamus · 63 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 29, 2016 | Jesse Byrnes
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is ahead by 9 points in Indiana ahead of the state's Tuesday primary, according to a poll released Friday. Trump has 41 percent support among likely GOP primary voters, the American Research Group poll found, followed by Ted Cruz, at 32 percent, and John Kasich, at 21 percent. Trump is the top choice among the solely self-reported Republicans surveyed, taking 42 percent compared to 34 percent for Cruz and 17 percent for Kasich...
  • Supreme Court denies bid to block Texas voter ID law

    04/29/2016 9:38:12 AM PDT · by kennedy · 47 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 29, 2016 | Bill Mears
    Texas' controversial voter identification law will remain in effect, possibly through November's elections, after the Supreme Court on Friday denied an emergency request from a coalition of Latino advocacy groups and Democratic lawmakers who say the measure is discriminatory. The unsigned order from the justices did not explain their reasoning, or whether there was any opposition. While it is a temporary decision, it could affect enforcement of similar laws in other states during a hotly contested presidential election year. A lawsuit challenging the Texas law known as SB 14 is still pending in a federal court, and the immediate issue...
  • Trump Supporters Beaten, Bloodied by ‘Mexican-Flag Wavers’ (VIDEO)

    04/30/2016 3:55:08 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 75 replies
    Tea Party ^ | 4/29/2016 | America Divided Staff
    20 arrested as crowd turns violent outside rally in California Hundreds of demonstrators filled the street outside the Orange County amphitheater where Donald Trump held a rally Thursday night, stomping on cars, hurling rocks at motorists and forcefully declaring their opposition to the Republican presidential candidate. Traffic came to a halt as a boisterous crowd walked in the roadway, some waving American and Mexican flags. Protesters smashed a window on at least one police cruiser, punctured the tires of a police sport utility vehicle, and at one point tried to flip a police car. About five police cars were damaged...
  • Texas Governor Rick Perry Will Vote Trump

    04/29/2016 8:18:11 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 113 replies
    Texas governor, and Republican Presidential Candidate Rick Perry announced on ABC’s “The View” today that shockingly he will not endorse Ted Cruz – a fellow Texas politician.
  • Current Desperation – There are Trillions of Dollars At Stake…

    04/29/2016 8:23:32 PM PDT · by combat_boots · 41 replies
    CTH ^ | 4/29/2016 | Sundance
    From October 2013 forward we have discussed the presidential election of 2016 and foretold/warned what was to come. There are trillions of dollars at stake. The culmination of four years strategic planning (2011 – 2015) from Wall Street -via legislative priorities- are enmeshed within the outcome. The financiers have spent hundreds of millions on the construction. Anyone with even moderate research skills could assemble the same data if they had: a.) time, and b.) inclination. Sometimes, like the “splitter strategy“, conspiracies are not theory. The behavior inherent within the visible activity is simply just an outcome of a mutually beneficial...
  • At First California Rally, Trump Honors Families Of Those Killed By Illegal Aliens

    04/29/2016 7:07:03 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 19 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | April 29, 2016 | Tim Haines
    At a rally Thursday night in Orange County, CA, Donald Trump was joined on stage by Jamiel Shaw, whose son was murdered by an illegal alien in 2008, and other members of the Remeberence Project. "They're unbelievable, they've suffered," Trump said before bringing them up on the stage. "These are great people." "We demand Americans first," Shaw said. "We don't care about illegal aliens." The person who murdered his son was an "illegal alien on his third gun charge." "They all have a very similar story to tell," Trump said. "People that shouldn't have been here, people that should have...
  • ADL Urges Donald Trump to Reconsider "America First" in Foreign Policy Approach

    04/29/2016 6:53:14 AM PDT · by VitacoreVision · 74 replies
    ADL ^ | April 28, 2016
    The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today urged presidential candidate Donald Trump to reconsider his use of the phrase “America First” as a slogan describing his approach to foreign affairs, citing its anti-Semitic use in the months before Pearl Harbor by a group of prominent Americans seeking to keep the nation out of World War II. The most noteworthy leader of the “America First Committee” was Charles Lindbergh, who sympathized with the Nazis and whose rhetoric was characterized by anti-Semitism and offensive stereotypes, including assertions that Jews posed a threat to the U.S. because of their influence in motion pictures, radio, the...
  • Protesters Waving Mexican Flags Erupt Violently Outside Trump Rally in Calif.

    04/29/2016 6:43:15 AM PDT · by StCloudMoose · 52 replies
    cns news ^ | 4/29/16
    Raucous crowds of protesters took to the streets late Thursday in California as Donald Trump brought his Republican presidential campaign to conservative Orange County after sweeping the Northeast GOP primaries. Dozens of protesters were mostly peaceful as Trump gave his speech inside the Pacific Amphitheater. After the event, however, the demonstration grew rowdy and spilled into the streets. At least four people were arrested and one Trump supporter had his face bloodied in a scuffle as he tried to drive out of the arena. One man jumped on a police car, leaving its front and rear windows smashed and the...
  • Deny Aid, Visas to Countries That Won’t Accept Deported Illegal Aliens

    04/29/2016 6:40:29 AM PDT · by StCloudMoose · 22 replies
    cns news ^ | 4/29/16
    Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said Thursday that “recalcitrant countries” that refuse to take criminal aliens that are being deported should not get federal aid from the U.S. and the U.S. should not give those countries more visas. “They should not be getting federal aid, and we shouldn’t be giving them visas so that more people from those countries can come to the United States,” said Chaffetz during a hearing on illegal immigration crime.
  • Consistent Surge of People Crossing Illegally

    04/29/2016 6:40:04 AM PDT · by Tammy8 · 14 replies
    KRGV ^ | April 28, 2016
    BROWNSVILLE – The number of people crossing the border illegally is on the rise. The Border Patrol chief said the number of people coming across is consistent with the surge two years ago. Chief Patrol Agent and Commander of the South Texas Corridor Manuel Padilla Jr. insisted this time, his agents are better prepared and border security isn’t in jeopardy. However, some people don’t agree. More than 80,000 people crossed the border illegally since October. It includes more unaccompanied children and family members from Central America and Mexico. It’s about the same as during the immigration crisis of 2014.