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  • Ohio inmate who survived '09 execution appeals to high court

    08/23/2016 9:41:45 AM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 75 replies
    Associated Press ^ | August 23, 2016 | Associated Press
    COLUMBUS, Ohio A condemned Ohio killer who survived a 2009 botched execution is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to declare that a second attempt to put him to death would be unconstitutional. Lawyers for death row inmate Romell Broom argue that giving the state prisons agency a second chance would amount to cruel and unusual punishment and double jeopardy. A divided Ohio Supreme Court rejected Broom's arguments in March. Broom's attorneys appealed that ruling earlier this month to the U.S. Supreme Court and filed notice of that appeal on Monday with the state court. The state stopped Broom's execution...
  • Men chant 'Black lives matter' before viciously attacking white victims, police say

    08/22/2016 4:41:04 PM PDT · by SSS Two · 49 replies
    AKRON, OH (WOIO) - A group of men chanting "Black Lives Matter" were accused of viciously beating up seven white victims in Akron early Sunday morning. According to the police report, the attack happened around 12:30 a.m. in the area of Carroll and Goodkirk streets. Police said seven white men were walking when they were approached by five black men and two white men, shouting, "Black lives matter." The suspects started hitting them with bottles, punching and kicking the victims. One victim fell to the ground and was kicked in the head several times before losing consciousness. The suspects then...
  • Ohios GOP Senate Candidate Is Resisting Trumps Downward Pull

    08/22/2016 3:18:15 PM PDT · by oblomov · 40 replies
    FiveThirtyEight ^ | 22 Aug 2016 | Harry Enten
    Republican candidates for the U.S. Senate in New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and a few other key states are struggling under the weight of Donald Trumps candidacy. But there seems to be at least one exception: Republican Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio. Polling released in the past few days including a Monmouth University survey of Ohio released on Monday confirms that Portman is not being swamped by the anti-GOP sentiment Trump is stirring up. The Monmouth poll found Trump down by 4 percentage points and Portman ahead by 8. The new Monmouth survey is in line with the...
  • Live Stream: Trump Rally 8/22/2016 in Akron, OH at James A. Rhodes Arena. Begins at 7:00PM ET.

    08/21/2016 9:04:21 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 706 replies
    Akron, OH James A. Rhodes Arena Live coverage begins at 7:00 PM Soldiers of the 1484th Transportation Company sit during their welcome home ceremony on June 2, 2012, at the James A. Rhodes Arena on the University of Akron campus in Akron, Ohio. The unit deployed to Afghanistan for a year in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
  • Trump to Air First TV Ads of General Election Campaign

    08/17/2016 5:43:30 AM PDT · by orchestra · 52 replies
    WSJ ^ | 8/16/2016 | Beth Reinhard
    As he continues to slip in the polls, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is poised to begin airing his first television ads of the general election starting Friday in Florida, Ohio, North Carolina and Pennsylvania, according to a campaign adviser. The upcoming ad buy was flagged with about 50 members of Congress in a conference call Tuesday afternoon with Mr. Trumps campaign chairman Paul Manafort and two other staffers. Members were told the campaign would begin buying advertising more widely after Sept. 1. Mr. Trump, who frequently boasts that he beat several primary challengers who spent far more money than...
  • Saudi Arabians Videotape Inside Catholic Church, Scare Parishoners

    08/15/2016 11:08:53 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 28 replies
    Church Militant TV ^ | 8/15/16 | Richard Ducayne
    Robert Spencer says behavior is "suspicious in the extreme"KETTERING, Ohio (ChurchMilitant.com) - Three Arab men were caught recording footage in Ascension Catholic Church in Kettering, Ohio Sunday, claiming they were only "studying" Christianity but JihadWatch's Robert Spencer is calling their behavior "suspicious in the extreme." The men, who were visiting their families from Saudi Arabia, had all passed background checks and, according to church authorities, simply breached "proper etiquette." While their actions did arouse suspicion, we believe their actions were simply a breach of proper etiquette," a statement on Ascension's website read Thursday morning. "While current evidence suggests that...
  • Live:Trumps speech at Youngstown State University in Youngstown, OH. 8/15/2016 begins at 2:00PM ET.

    08/14/2016 10:59:16 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 567 replies
    Monday, August 15, 2016: Live stream coverage of Donald Trumps speech at Youngstown State University in Youngstown, OH. Live coverage begins at 2:00 PM ET. Youngstown, OH Watch the live stream of the event below beginning at 2:00 PM ET: Youngstown State University in Youngstown, OH
  • Recent high school grads represent the future of southeast Ohio farming

    08/14/2016 1:58:28 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    The Athens Messenger ^ | July 17, 2016 | Larry Di Giovanni
    Maryrose Littler, who is committed to organic farming and permaculture, picks fresh onions from her grandmother Barbara Keyes’ raised vegetable beds near McArthur.        Two Class of 2016 graduates — organic farmer-in-the making Maryrose Littler, and Kayla Cline, raised on an historic farm in Albany — represent the future of farming in southeastern Ohio. Littler recently graduated from Athens High School and Cline from Alexander High School. Littler enjoys living an organic lifestyle on her parents’ five-acre homestead near Morrison-Gordon Elementary School, where she helps raise honeybees, homegrown vegetables, chickens and beef. She...
  • It Broke My Heart: Officer Helps 7-Year-Old Boy Trying to Sell Teddy Bear for Food

    08/14/2016 11:06:26 AM PDT · by Morgana · 31 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | August 12, 2016 | fox news
    FRANKLIN, Ohio An officer in Ohio went above and beyond after finding a 7-year-old boy wandering alone, trying to sell his teddy bear for food, WLWT reports. Officer Steve Dunham saw the boy wandering around a busy area in downtown Franklin all by himself. It broke my heart. He told me he was trying to sell his stuffed animal to get money for food because he hadnt eaten in several days, Dunham told WLWT. Dunham bought the child some food from Subway and took him to the Franklin police Department.
  • Weve lost one of our best, our finest (NM police officer killed by Ohio shooter)

    08/13/2016 2:45:39 PM PDT · by CedarDave · 20 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | August 13, 2016 | Elise Kaplan, Robert Browman and Nicole Perez
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. Sheriffs deputies are answering all calls in Hatch so the small, now 7-person department can mourn the loss of 33-year-old officer Jose Chavez, who was gunned down in a traffic stop Friday. Weve lost one of our best, our finest, Doa Ana County Sheriff Enrique Kiki Vigil said at a mid-day press conference in Las Cruces. Were mourning with the rest of law enforcement here in the county. Chavez died at the University Medical Center in El Paso, TX, Friday night after authorities say he was shot and killed by 38-year-old Jesse Hanes, who was wanted for...
  • Donald Trump campaign opens 4 local offices (Dayton, Ohio, Opens 16 in the State)

    08/12/2016 2:26:26 PM PDT · by cba123 · 7 replies
    Dayton Daily News ^ | Friday, August 12, 2016 | Anthony Shoemaker
    The website doesn't have copy ability in my browser, so I will just link there. Just fyi. http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/news/national-govt-politics/donald-trump-campaign-opens-4-local-offices/nsFNS/
  • CLINTON TIED IN FLORIDA, UP IN OHIO, SURGING IN PENNSYLVANIA, QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY

    08/09/2016 1:46:13 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 48 replies
    QUINNIPIAC ^ | 8/9/2016
    FLORIDA: Clinton 46 Trump 45 OHIO: Clinton 49 Trump 45 PENNSYLVANIA: Clinton 52 Trump 42 With huge gender gaps marking the presidential race, Democrat Hillary Clinton is in a virtual likely voter tie with Republican Donald Trump in Florida, but holds the slimmest of leads in Ohio and a 10-point advantage in Pennsylvania, according to a Quinnipiac University Swing State Poll released today
  • Husband of Ohio rock-throwing victim kills self

    08/08/2016 5:51:33 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 76 replies
    foxnews ^ | 08/08/216
    The husband of an Ohio schoolteacher, who was severely injured when four men dropped a rock on her car from a highway overpass, killed himself late Saturday night and the prosecutor who jailed the rock-throwers blames them for Randy Budds suicide. Budd, 55, was pronounced dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at his Ohio residence, Harry Campbell, chief investigator for Ohios Stark County Coroners office, told the AP on Sunday. Randy Budd did not die from a gunshot, Union County District Attorney D. Peter Johnson told pennlive.com. He died when those kids threw a rock through his windshield.
  • Kasich hints at Trump endorsement, says Ohio victory 'really difficult'

    08/07/2016 2:57:12 PM PDT · by monkapotamus · 26 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 07, 2016 | FoxNews.com
    Ohio Gov. John Kasich is long gone from the Republican presidential primary but on Sunday hinted about finally endorsing Donald Trump..." Kasich, whose only primary win was in Ohio, has created problems for the Trump campaign, despite conceding in May to the GOP presidential nominee -- refusing to endorse Trump or attend official events during the partys nominating convention last month in Cleveland. Such actions appear to have so far hurt efforts to create state party unity and Trumps chances of winning Ohio, considering no GOP presidential nominee has been elected to the White House without winning the state. He's...
  • Steven LaTourette, Ohio Republican with an independent streak, dies at 62

    08/04/2016 11:41:23 AM PDT · by grayboots · 7 replies
    Washington Compost ^ | 08/04/2016 | Emily Langer
    teven C. LaTourette, an Ohio Republican who was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in his partys 1994 sweep of the chamber and stepped down after nine terms citing his frustration at rancorous partisanship, died Aug. 3 at his home in McLean, Va. He was 62. His former chief of staff, Dino DiSanto, confirmed his death. Mr. LaTourette was diagnosed in 2014 with pancreatic cancer and filed a claim against the government in May 2015 alleging that a Capitol physician had failed to inform him three years earlier of a lesion on his pancreas. Mr. LaTourette, a lawyer, won...
  • Ohio State tops AP's list of all-time Top 100 college football programs

    08/02/2016 4:46:46 PM PDT · by grayboots · 22 replies
    BTN ^ | 08/02/2016 | BTN.com staff
    The Associated Press, which operates the longest-running college football poll, published a top 25 Tuesday that ranks the nations best programs over the polls 80-year existence (1936). The No. 1 team? Its Ohio State, the program that has been ranked in the poll for more weeks than any other team (852), including the most at No. 1 (105). Michigan (No. 7), Michigan State (No. 19), Wisconsin (No. 24) and Iowa (No. 25) also land on the list, as do current Big Ten members Nebraska (No. 6) and Penn State (No. 12), both of which experienced their best years pre-Big Ten....
  • Nina Turner weighing offer to join Green Party ticket as vice presidential candidate

    08/01/2016 5:48:11 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 16 replies
    The Plain Dealer ^ | July 31, 2016 | Henry J. Gomez
    CLEVELAND, Ohio Nina Turner, the Democratic former state senator from Cleveland who has emerged as a rallying figure for Bernie Sanders' disappointed supporters, said she is considering an offer to run for vice president on the Green Party's national ticket. Massachusetts physician Jill Stein, the party's presumptive presidential nominee, reached out with the pitch, Turner told cleveland.com Sunday evening in a telephone interview. The Green Party opens its convention Thursday in Houston. Turner would stand for nomination there if she agrees to be Stein's running mate. Her decision is expected in the coming days.
  • Ohio mayor that restricted Trump crowd size today campaigned with Hillary YESTERDAY

    08/01/2016 4:16:49 PM PDT · by orchestra · 32 replies
    The American Mirror ^ | 8/1/2016 | Kyle Olson
    Is the city of Columbus, Ohio playing dirty tricks on Donald Trump? Less than 24 hours ago, Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther campaigned with Hillary Clinton during a visit to the city. He even got a shout out from the candidate herself, with Clinton telling the crowd she was happy to be in his capital city, according to her speech posted on YouTube (17:35). Ginther posted this photo on his Facebook page, clearly pleased to be aiding Clinton:
  • Must Protect Hillarys Optics Thousands of Trump Supporters Turned Away By Democrat Mayor (tr)

    08/01/2016 2:44:20 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 30 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | Aug 1, 2016 | Sundance
    Thousands were turned away from a Trump Rally today in Columbus Ohio as it appears the political arm of the DNC, via the Democrat Mayor Andrew Ginther, and Democrat Fire Marshal Kevin OConner, blocked attendance to the Trump event. Moments before going on stage to a restricted audience of 1,000, Donald Trump informed the media of the political manipulation Research indicates Trump is entirely correct. Against the backdrop of lackluster visible support for Hillary Clinton last weekend in Ohio, it appears there are political efforts underway to avoid the stark contrast of her opponent Donald Trump Rallying with thousands. The...
  • Clinton Canceling Events... is she too sick?

    08/01/2016 10:53:44 AM PDT · by pabianice · 276 replies
    DC Gazette ^ | 8/1/16 | Liberty
    Hillary Clinton cancelled her event today in Cleveland, Ohio in order to avoid another blow to her campaign like the one in Pennsylvania just one day ago. She drew in a large crowd of dozens, while the Trump campaign drew in thousands. We ate in Johnstown PA heart of county thats gone GOP @TimKaine @HillaryClinton @BillClinton Decision2016 pic.twitter.com/qoaudaRp9B Andrea Mitchell (@mitchellreports) July 30, 2016 Trump in Scranton, PA trump-scranton-1 Clevelands event was not looking to be any different for the Clinton/Kaine campaign. When asked about the cancellation they stated it was due to times constraints. The event cancelled was...
  • LIVE:Two Trump Rallies 8/01/2016 Columbus, OH @ 3pm ET and Harrisburg, PA @ 7pm ET.

    07/31/2016 6:00:44 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 738 replies
    Columbus, OH Rally #1 will be @ Town Hall at Greater Columbus Convention Center @ 3pm Harrisburg, PA Rally #2 will be @ Cumberland Valley High School @ 7pm
  • Dozens Show Up To Hear Hillary Clinton In Cleveland Ohio The Bus Tour is NowOver

    07/31/2016 6:46:18 PM PDT · by drewh · 113 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | July 31, 2016 | sundance
    The bus-tour optics concluded today as Hillary Clinton spoke at the AME church, Imani Temple, in Cleveland Ohio. Several dozen predominately African-American (AME church network) supporters were in attendance to hear her speak: hillary ohio ame church (link) It is interesting to note the reliance on the identity politics outlined in the Clinton-Kaine venue selection for today. However, the more concerning aspect for the Clinton campaign will be the lackluster attendance within a constituency they are absolutely dependent upon. Is the bloom off the ruse?. Well, that was a short-lived bus tour. Four venues in three days? Those of you...
  • Hillary Clinton 90 Minutes Late to outdoor rally in Columbus, OH.

    07/31/2016 5:22:32 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 104 replies
    https://twitter.com/thomaslake ^ | 7/31/16 | Thomas Lake, CNN
    Nearly 50 treated for heat-related illness, deputy fire chief told CNN
  • Trump supporters rally during Hillary Clinton event in Youngstown

    07/31/2016 1:17:24 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    WFMJ-TV ^ | July 31, 2016 | Janet Rogers
    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Donald Trump supporters were just a few blocks away from Clinton's event at East High School on Saturday. Some supporters told 21 News the Clintons are good at saying the right things, but don't do the right things. They also blame the North American Free Trade Agreement for decimating jobs. Former President Bill Clinton signed NAFTA into law in 1993. We want to make sure we get somebody in who supports our troops, our police officers and our veterans, one supporter said. Mahoning County Republican Party Chair Mark Munroe said Bill Clinton did not fulfill a promise...
  • Second Day On Campaign Trail and Clinton-Kaine Cancel Cleveland Ohio Appearance

    07/31/2016 9:55:14 AM PDT · by orchestra · 73 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | 7/31/2016 | Sundance
    In only the second day on the general campaign trail, Clinton-Kaine are already cancelling appearances in key battleground states. CLEVELAND Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and her running mate Tim Kaine will no longer be visiting Cleveland on Sunday. Clintons campaign tells Fox 8 that the event was canceled due to time constraints. The pair will still be stopping in Youngstown on Saturday night before heading to Columbus on Sunday. (read more) The event cancelled was originally billed as: Cleveland Manufacturing Event scheduled for: 12:00 p.m. EDT, Sunday, July 31 Where: APOC (A Piece of Cleveland), 1310 E 49th...
  • 2016 Presidential Debate Schedule

    07/29/2016 3:17:23 AM PDT · by knarf · 73 replies
    Election Central ^ | July 29, 2016
    So much time between now and then.
  • Vanity: PICS from the Donald Trump Event in Toledo Tonight

    07/27/2016 7:50:44 PM PDT · by RC one · 67 replies
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  • Vanity: Standing in line for Donald Trump in Toledo, Ohio

    07/27/2016 2:58:27 PM PDT · by RC one · 30 replies
    Rcone
    Standing in line to see Donald Trump at the Huntington center in downtown Toledo. THIS LINE IS YUGE!Tons of support for DJT here in the glass city. The line wasn"t this long for Bob Seger and he sold this place out. Will post pics later. GO TRUMP!
  • LIVE:3 Trump rallys 7/27/2016 Doral,FL @ 10:30ET Scranton, PA @ 3:00ET @ Toledo, OH @ 8:00ET

    07/27/2016 3:15:07 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 1,154 replies
    Three Live Rallys Today plus a Call IN "Ask Trump Anything!" 1. Wednesday, July 27, 2016: Live streaming coverage of Donald Trumps remarks in Doral, FL from the Crystal Ballroom at Trump National Doral. Live coverage begins at 10:30 AM ET. Watch the LIVE STREAM of the event below beginning at 10:30 AM ET: 2. Wednesday, July 27, 2016: Live streaming coverage of the Donald J. Trump and Governor Mike Pence town hall event in Scranton, PA at Lackawanna College Student Union Gymnasium. Live coverage begins at 3:00 PM ET. Watch the LIVE STREAM of the event below beginning at...
  • Trump in Toledo Wed 27 July

    07/26/2016 10:55:22 AM PDT · by W. · 8 replies
    E-mail alert | 7.26.2016 | W.
    Just a heads-up from my inbox, Donald Trump will be in Toledo OH 27 July @ the Huntington Center, 500 Jefferson Ave. Toledo OH 43604. Doors open 5:00, event begins @ 8:00. Register for tickets here.
  • Ohio Judge Sentences Lawyer To 5 Days In The Slammer For Wearing BLACK LIVES MATTER PIN

    07/26/2016 6:24:13 AM PDT · by orchestra · 22 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 7/25/2016 | Eric Owens
    A municipal court judge in Ohio ordered his bailiff to take a black attorney into custody and sentenced her to five days in jail because she refused to remove a Black Lives Matter pin in the judges courtroom. The incident occurred on Friday in the Youngstown, Ohio courtroom of Judge Robert Milich, reports local CBS affiliate WKBN-TV. Judge Milich cited the attorney, Andrea Burton, for contempt of court over the button brouhaha. Milich then sentenced Burton to five days in jail.
  • Trump Gets Modest Boost in Ohio After Convention (PPP OH: Trump 42, Cankles 39)

    07/25/2016 2:47:47 PM PDT · by LS · 64 replies
    Public Policy Polling ^ | 7/25/2016 | Public Policy Polling
    PPP's new Ohio poll finds Donald Trump leading Hillary Clinton 42-39 in the state, with Gary Johnson at 6% and Jill Stein at 2%. Voters who support either Johnson or Stein or are undecided in the full field go to Clinton by an 18 point margin if they had to pick between just Clinton and Trump, making the head to head match up a 45/45 tie.
  • The Ohio county that picks presidents is leaning Trump

    07/24/2016 4:37:13 PM PDT · by MaxistheBest · 26 replies
    BBC ^ | 07/22/2016 | Franz Strasser
    In 1960 Ottawa County voted for Richard Nixon while the rest of the country wanted John F Kennedy. That marked the last presidential election in which the residents of this Ohio county on the coastline with Lake Erie differed from the national result. For 13 elections in a row the country has gone the way of this so-called bellwether county. With 93% of its population being white the demographics aren't very representative of the US, but its per capita income of $28,703 (21,896) is the US average almost to the dollar. Residents here are concerned about the economy and vote...
  • Gunman opens fire in packed nightclub with multiple victims reported and at least one dead (Ohio)

    07/24/2016 6:03:09 PM PDT · by Whenifhow · 60 replies
    dailystar ^ | July 24 2016 | Henry Holloway
    Cops were dispatched to the Doubles bar and nightclub in Hamilton, Ohio, US, to reports of an active shooter. [ ] The situation is developing but there is already one confirmed death and multiple injuries. Police Chief Craig Bucheit said detectives are still trying to determine the number of victims. Officers are unsure of number of shooters and the motive. [ ] Witness Tolu Adeseha said he was inside the bar when he heard at least 15 shots go on for what "felt like hours" and said he saw multiple people with guns. [ ] You had people trying to...
  • Trump up in battleground states after convention, leads Clinton

    07/24/2016 3:32:10 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    The Hill's Ballot Box Blog ^ | July 24, 2016 | Rebecca Savransky
    Support for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump ticked up across battleground states following the Republican National Convention last week, according to the new CBS News Battleground Tracker Poll. Trump now has 42 percent support across the 11 battleground states surveyed up from the 40 percent he had last week before the convention. Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has 41 percent support, unchanged from last week's poll. According to the poll, 55 percent of Republicans said Trump's message at the convention made them feel hopeful, and about 40 percent said it made them feel enthusiastic. Among independents, 32 percent...
  • Attorney refuses to remove Black Lives Matter pin, taken into custody

    07/24/2016 2:43:14 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 65 replies
    wishtv.com ^ | July 26, 2016 | Amanda smith
    An attorney was removed from court and taken into custody after a judge declared her in contempt for refusing to take off a Black Lives Matter pin. Youngstown Municipal Court Judge Robert Milich said Attorney Andrea Burton was in contempt of court for refusing to remove the pin in his courtroom as instructed. Burton was sentenced to five days in jail, but she has been released on a stay while an appeal is underway. Burton will stay out of jail during the appeals process as long as she obeys Milichs order not to wear items that make a political statement...
  • Kasich leaves door open to Trump endorsement

    07/23/2016 6:21:51 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 191 replies
    The Hill ^ | 7/23/2016 | Harper Neidig
    <p>Ohio Gov. John Kasich left open the possibility of endorsing his partys presidential candidate Donald Trump, saying he takes no joy in his withholding his support.</p> <p>I take no joy in the fact that Ive had to stake out this position of non-endorsement. Maybe it will change, he said in an interview with MSNBC that was released Saturday.</p>
  • Video: Donald Trump Calls to Thank Cleveland Police Chief and Officers for Keeping RNC Convention...

    07/23/2016 3:06:07 PM PDT · by blueyon · 14 replies
    the gateway pundt ^ | 7/23/16 | Kristinn Taylor
    "Video: Donald Trump Calls to Thank Cleveland Police Chief and Officers for Keeping RNC Convention Safe" Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump called Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams on Friday to thank him for keeping the Republican National Convention held this week in Cleveland safe. The call came as Williams was attending a media availability with bike patrol officers outside the Quicken Loans Arena where the convention was held. Williams put Trump on speaker so he could speak to the approximately fifty officers. The officers can be seen in video tightly surrounding the chief to hear Trump speak. Afterward, many of...
  • CNN Poll: Viewers loved Trumps RNC speech, majority more likely to vote for him (73%)

    07/22/2016 6:01:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    Red Alert Politics ^ | July 22, 2016 | Ryan Girdusky
    The media characterized Donald Trumps acceptance speech at the Republican National Committee as dark and dystopian, but the American people watching the speech had an overwhelmingly positive opinion according to a poll. According to a CNN/ORC poll released right after the end of the convention, 73 percent of viewers had a positive opinion of Donald Trumps message to the forgotten man. A majority, 57 percent, had a very positive reaction of Trumps speech and another 18 percent had a somewhat favorable opinion. Only 24 percent had a negative opinion of the speech. Another 56 percent said that his speech made...
  • Trump probably can't win Ohio, says state's governor, John Kasich

    07/22/2016 4:42:55 PM PDT · by dirtboy · 249 replies
    Philly.com ^ | 7/22/2016 | Andrew Seidman
    A "divider" like GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump will have a hard time winning Ohio, an important battleground that could help decide the election in November, said Buckeye State Gov. John Kasich, a former Republican presidential candidate. "Ohio's a snapshot of the country. People in Ohio want to see a positive agenda, a positive way to move forward," Kasich said Friday in an interview at the Union League of Philadelphia. He attended a fund-raiser for Brian Fitzpatrick, a Bucks County Republican running for an open congressional seat. Kasich's remarks came a day after Trump accepted the Republican Party's nomination at...
  • Did Open Carry law prevent Soros backed violence in Cleveland?

    07/22/2016 3:02:41 PM PDT · by detective · 82 replies
    At almost all other Trump events masked thugs attack Trump supporters and try to disrupt events. Leftist groups had threatened to block the streets and shut down the convention. There were demonstrations but almost no assaults. Do you think this is because demonstrators thought Trump supporters might be legally armed? Did the demonstrators not want to risk getting shot during one of their assaults?
  • Props to the Cleveland police, Ohio State Police, and Secret Service (VANITY)

    07/21/2016 9:54:02 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 24 replies
    VANITY
    Huge salute to law enforcement working the RNC. I was deeply concerned violence would visit the convention in some way. Excellent job by all keeping attendees and the protestors safe. Free Speech in a proper and peaceful (with a few exceptions) was allowed. We had law and order AND our Constitutional rights on display. May God be with these men and women and may we, with His mercy and grace, heal this great land!
  • Male Escorts are Making Crazy Money at the RNC

    07/21/2016 4:54:07 PM PDT · by Timpanagos1 · 55 replies
    New York Post ^ | 7/31/16
    Its been a great week for gay escorts in Cleveland. Male prostitutes contacted by The Post said business is booming and Republican National Convention attendees most of them married are clamoring for their services. Business has been way better. Ive seen 10 clients so far, one male escort said.
  • Cleveland Police Warn Protester: Youre on Fire, Stupid!

    07/21/2016 11:58:19 AM PDT · by The_Media_never_lie · 23 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | July 20, 2016 | DEVLIN BARRETT
    At least five people were handcuffed and taken into custody at a flag-burning by anti-war protesters in downtown Cleveland Wednesday, in the first alleged violence at the Republican National Convention.
  • LIVE THREAD:RNC National Convention Day 4 July 21, 2016 starts @ 7:20pm ET

    07/21/2016 2:28:34 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 3,706 replies
    [Thursday, July 21, 2016/ 7:20 PM EDT] Make America One Again Convention Called to Order Reince Priebus Chair, Republican National Committee Entertainment Heavenly Joy Presentation of the Colors VFW Post #6846 Cleveland, OH Pledge of Allegiance To Be Announced The National Anthem Ayla Brown Singer/Songwriter Invocation Reverend Dr. Steve Bailey Pastor, New Philadelphia First United Methodist Church Remarks Fran Tarkenton Former NFL Quarterback, Media Personality, and Businessman Remarks Brock Mealer Wauseon, OH Video We Win Because Remarks The Hon. Marsha Blackburn (TN) U.S. Representative Remarks The Hon. Mary Fallin (OK) Governor Remarks Dr. Lisa Shin Korean Americans for Trump Video...
  • Police under rifle fire in Columbus, Ohio reports

    07/20/2016 10:50:03 PM PDT · by Celerity · 23 replies
    RT ^ | 7/21/16 | UNK
    Police officers have come under rifle fire attack in the city of Columbus, Ohio, reports on Twitter said, citing police scanners. Officers under attack from rifle fire, the message on Columbus Police Dispatch said. No official confirmation has yet followed. The hashtag #bluelivesmatter, referring to targeted police officers, has appeared on Twitter in connection to the incident.
  • Video: RNC Protesters Pummel Reporters with F-Bombs

    07/20/2016 7:36:09 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 23 replies
    MRC TV ^ | July 20, 2016 | Dan Joseph
    <p>MRCTV captured video of protesters at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio verbally assaulting reporters with F-Bombs on Tuesday.</p> <p>One tattooed protester relentlessly verbally abused a reporter with profanity, while others eagerly screamed Fk this and that, both separately and in unison, as MRCTVs Dan Josephs uncensored video report from Cleveland shows.</p>
  • Video-Protester: I'd 'Cut Off Donald Trump's Head!,' 'I'd Cut His (bleeping) Head Off!'

    07/20/2016 7:29:20 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 16 replies
    MRC TV ^ | July 20, 2016 | Dan Joseph
    <p>"You want to see some violence against Donald Trump?," MRCTV asked one angry RNC protester in Cleveland.</p> <p>Hey, if I get a bunch of people on my side and we get a workers revolution, Id cut his Fking goddamned head off! Cut off Donald Trumps head!</p>
  • Live:Donald Trump rally in Cleveland, OH w Mike Pence 2pm ET 7/20/2016 Great Lakes Science Center

    07/20/2016 10:07:25 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 61 replies
    Wednesday, July 20, 2016: Live stream coverage of the Donald Trump rally in Cleveland, OH with Vice Presidential candidate Mike Pence. The event will be held at the Great Lakes Science Center. It is scheduled to begin at 2:00 PM ET.
  • Missing Ohio woman may be in Michigan

    07/20/2016 2:12:24 PM PDT · by madison10 · 18 replies
    Monroe Evening News ^ | 7/20/2016 | Fulton Co Sheriff