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  • Marco Rubio says Donald Trump won't be GOP nominee, it's time to get 'serious'

    10/05/2015 9:57:42 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies
    Fox News Latino ^ | October 5, 2015 | Elizabeth Llorente
    Sen. Marco Rubio knows he’s in Donald Trump’s crosshairs, but says he’s more focused on getting his message across to American voters than to spend energy on the real estate mogul. In an interview with Fox News Latino, Rubio, a Florida Republican, said that he didn’t think Trump’s offensive remarks about Latinos would alienate the electorate from the GOP. At the same time, he said, Trump has to be held accountable for his controversial comments and positions. Rubio expressed exasperation over the billionaire’s antics, and said the election needed to be focused on substance and details about what policies a...
  • Polling Convergence – OAN/GRAVIS and Reuters Show Donald Trump Surging With 34 – 35% Support

    10/03/2015 2:27:25 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 99 replies
    Reuters Trend Polling and OAN/Gravis Polling have each announced and updated Presidential Polling for the GOP race 2016. The results are exceptionally similar. Both polling outcomes reflect Donald Trump with a massive lead amid the rest of the field. Gravis Polling has Trump with 35% support. Reuters shows an almost identical 34% outcome. The downstream alignments with the remainder of the field are also very similar. Here’s the OAN/Gravis result:
  • Bobby Jindal hits Ted Cruz for supporting Donald Trump

    10/02/2015 11:08:30 AM PDT · by VinL · 43 replies
    CNN ^ | 10/2/15 | Tal Kopan
    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is trying to inject life into his campaign for president by hitting two birds with one tweet. The Republican, who is languishing near the bottom of the pack in polling, stepped up his attacks on front-runner Donald Trump on Friday -- and this time, he included Texas Sen. Ted Cruz in his line of fire. @TedCruz why won't you stand up to @RealDonaldTrump on single payer healthcare? That's not conservative leadership," Jindal tweeted, with a link to a post on his website. In the post, Jindal accuses Trump of supporting government-run health care for all, seizing...
  • Carly Fiorina terrifies me

    09/18/2015 10:50:39 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 97 replies
    New York Post ^ | September 18, 2015 | Andrea Peyser
    Carly Fiorina scares the stuffing out of me. She lost me at the word “fetus.’’ On the campaign trail and on the debate stage, the lone female candidate among the 16 contenders for the Republican presidential nomination exudes a level of superhuman control posing as gravitas. Every hair is locked in place. No skirt crease is offline. Every word emanating from Fiorina’s sculpted lips is delivered in practiced, soothing tones, her head tilted to an ­unthreatening 10-degree angle.
  • Well Lookie Here – Debate Eve, Maryland Announces Ben Carson GOP Poll Winner….

    09/15/2015 7:08:56 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 54 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 9-15-2015 | sundance
    BEN CARSON WINS ! BEN CARSON WINS ! BEN CARSON WINS !… ADVERTISEMENT It was last month, amid the failing direct GOPe attacks against Donald Trump, when we predicted Wall Street/Team Jeb’s approach would shift to promoting Ben Carson instead. We even shared their targeted date to peak Carson would be the CNN debate. All media (Madison Ave., Hollywood, Park Row) would be called in for the assist. Iowa poll okay for Trump, if right, but terrific for Ben Carson, also topping favorability by very big margin. — Rupert Murdoch (@rupertmurdoch) August 31, 2015 Well?….. After two weeks of continual...
  • Conservative group to unveil ‘major’ ad campaign after courting donors to take down Trump

    09/14/2015 7:49:05 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 65 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 9/14/15 | Sean Sullivan
    The Club for Growth, a conservative group that has routinely criticized Donald Trump, plans to unveil a "major television ad campaign in an early presidential primary state" on Tuesday on the heels of asking top Republican donors to give the organization money to fund a multimillion-dollar campaign against the Republican front-runner. A public relations representative for the anti-tax group sent out a news release Monday morning announcing its super PAC arm, Club for Growth Action, would debut the ad on Tuesday morning at the National Press Club in Washington. Asked what the ad is about, Club for Growth spokesman Doug...

    09/11/2015 6:18:28 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 14 replies
    breitbart ^ | 11 Sep 2015 | IAN HANCHETT
    Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson responded to fellow GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump’s accusations regarding his faith and positions on abortion in an interview broadcast on Friday’s edition of CNN’s “Situation Room.” Carson said, “it’s very easy for anybody to go back and investigate my past. And it’s very easy for them to see that, you know, my faith is not something that I come by lightly, and it has been an important part of my life. You know, fortunately I’ve written books, you know, ‘Gifted Hands’ came out in 1990. Read through that, you’ll see that faith has...
  • Reports: Rick Perry to Drop Out of GOP Presidential Race

    09/11/2015 2:15:34 PM PDT · by kristinn · 220 replies
    AP via Twitter ^ | Friday, September 11, 2015
    BREAKING: AP sources: Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry to drop out of 2016 Republican presidential race.
  • Surging Ben Carson Knocks Trump Immigration Plan

    09/10/2015 10:47:00 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 42 replies
    Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson knocked rival Donald Trump's immigration plan on Tuesday, saying that deporting the country's undocumented immigrants "sounds really cool" but would be far too costly and complicated. "It sounds really cool, you know, 'Let's just round them all up and send them back,'" Carson said. "People who say that have no idea what that would entail in terms of our legal system, the costs - forget about it. Plus, where you gonna send them? It's just a double whammy." Carson has been gaining on Trump, the GOP frontrunner, in recent polls. An NBC/Marist poll released Sunday...
  • Doctors to Trump: Deporting Illegal Immigrants Would Be Bad for U.S. Health (barf alert)

    09/02/2015 2:29:15 PM PDT · by fifedom · 96 replies
    The Fiscal Times ^ | Sept. 2, 2015 | Millie Dent
    The American College of Physicians has a message for Donald Trump and any other presidential contender advocating for mass deportation of illegal immigrants: Any plan to kick out those 12 million people from the country could have severe public health consequences. ... “Numerous studies show that deportation itself, as well as the fear of being deported, causes emotional distress, depression, trauma associated with imposed family separations, and distrust"
  • Rubio: Trump won’t be our nominee because we’re not an angry nation

    08/26/2015 3:04:21 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 124 replies
    Hot Air ^ | August 26, 2015 | Ed Morrissey
    Is Marco Rubio sure about that? The 2016 cycle appears ready to boil down to the question of whether the US electorate is an angry one. Rubio’s betting on no — and strategizing on it as well: In his stump speech to fewer than 100 people in the northern part of the second presidential nominating contest, Rubio gently poked at the real estate tycoon who is towering over the Republican field in the polls, portraying Trump’s message as one of anger as opposed to the senator’s message of hope and opportunity. “There’s another gentleman running for president whose slogan is...
  • Head Lice Now Resistant to Common Meds in 25 States

    08/19/2015 8:51:48 AM PDT · by george76 · 24 replies
    HealthDay News ^ | August 19, 2015 | Alan Mozes
    Drug-resistant head lice are very likely coming to a school near you, U.S. investigators warn. At least 25 states host lice populations that don't respond to common over-the-counter treatments, a new analysis reveals. Permethrin, part of the pyrethroid class of insecticides, has long been the go-to weapon against head lice, mosquitoes, bedbugs and other insects. But continued exposure to permethrin has caused a huge swath of the dreaded insects to develop genetic mutations that render such drugs useless. "It's a very classic resistance story. ... Head lice, which can't jump or fly, transmit by direct physical contact. They quickly infest...
  • News Corp chief tips Rubio to trump Trump

    08/16/2015 4:01:55 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 24 replies
    The World ^ | August 14, 2015 | Jamie Smyth
    Marco Rubio’s star may be rising and Tony Abbott’s falling among senior News Corp executives, a Sydney speech on Thursday night by chief executive Robert Thomson suggested. The chief of the media group, whose assets include a range of influential newspapers in the US, Australia and the UK, told an audience at the Lowy Institute that the Florida senator looked an impressive candidate in the race to secure the Republican nomination to run for US president. “Personally I slightly fell in love with Marco Rubio at the last Republican National Convention because I thought he told a great personal narrative...
  • Rick Perry's Campaign Looks Like It Might Be Ending Soon

    08/11/2015 9:42:57 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 65 replies
    Townhall ^ | 08/11/2015 | Katie Pavlitch
    Apparently Rick Perry's performance at the first GOP debate last week wasn't enough to keep donors writing checks. Perry, who debated in the 5 p.m. Fox News debate after missing the primetime cutoff, has apparently stopped paying campaign staffers in key early states and at campaign headquarters. From the Washington Post:Former Texas governor Rick Perry's presidential campaign is no longer paying its staff because fundraising has dried up, while his cash-flush allied super PAC is preparing to expand its political operation to compensate for the campaign's shortcomings, campaign and super PAC officials and other Republicans familiar with the operation...
  • Carly Fiorina is open to legal status for adult illegal immigrants, citizenship for their kids

    08/09/2015 2:33:05 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 48 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 6/15/15 | Seth McLaughlin
    Former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina said Monday that adult illegal immigrants should not receive a path to citizenship under an immigration fix, but said she is open to giving their children citizenship. Mrs. Fiorina, who is running for the GOP presidential nomination, also said she could support giving those who “have come here illegally and stayed here illegally” legal status. “I think legal status is a possibility for sure,” Mrs. Fiorina said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” “I think their children maybe can become citizens.”
  • RedState's Erick Erickson: Jeb Bush Was the Most Conservative Governor in the Nation

    08/09/2015 1:55:59 AM PDT · by maggief · 71 replies
    Jeb Bush Communications account YouTube ^ | Jeb Bush Communications uploaded August 8, 2015
    (Redstate Gathering introduction)
  • Rand Paul Rails Against ‘Chameleon’ Donald Trump

    08/08/2015 2:04:59 PM PDT · by z taxman · 110 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | Aug. 8, 2015 | Alex Pappas
    Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul lashed out at Donald Trump during a campaign event Saturday in South Carolina, arguing conservatives can’t trust the New York businessman because he has “been on both sides of every issue.” “My goodness,” Paul said in Goose Creek to the Berkeley County GOP. “He’s been on both sides of every issue. Where is our sense? Where is our common sense?” Added the Kentucky senator: “This is a guy who has been pro-choice before he was pro-life. This is a guy who was liberal before he was conservative. This is a guy who was a Democrat...
  • White House's Valerie Jarrett dines with Rupert Murdoch to plot immigration strategy (from 6/14)

    08/08/2015 6:40:58 AM PDT · by Wilderness Conservative · 19 replies
    Washinton Examiner ^ | 6/20/14 | Susan Crabtree
    President Obama's longtime senior adviser Valerie Jarrett confessed to breaking bread this week with conservative media titan Rupert Murdoch, a new White House frenemy of sorts on immigration reform. The two dined at the posh Blue Duck Tavern on Tuesday night in Washington's Foggy Bottom, and Jarrett described the evening as “very enjoyable.”
  • Jeb Bush to Lester Holt: Donald Trump's Surge in the Polls Is a 'Phenomenon'

    07/31/2015 12:17:24 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 49 replies
    NBC News ^ | 7/31/15 | Elizabeth Chuck
    Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush called Donald Trump's candidacy a "phenomenon," and said his outspoken rival has "appealed to people's anger" as he has skyrocketed to the top of the polls. "I was surprised that Donald Trump has surged. I think he's captured the deep frustration that people feel," Bush told NBC News' Lester Holt in an exclusive interview on Friday. Trump — who kicked off his campaign with controversial comments accusing Mexico of sending its rapists and murderers to the U.S. — has a large lead over the GOP presidential field, a Quinnipiac poll released Thursday showed. "I get...
  • Bernie Sanders: Open Borders is a ‘Right-Wing Proposal’

    07/28/2015 6:30:04 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 54 replies
    MRC TV ^ | July 28, 2015 | Ashley Rae Goldenberg
    In a recent interview, presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) called open borders a “right-wing proposal” and vocalized his opposition to an open borders policy. On July 16, Sanders sat down with Vox’s Ezra Klein for an interview. During the interview, Klein asked Sanders about his identification as a socialist and its implications for his policy positions. […] At one point during the conversation, Klein began to ask Sanders, “You said being a democratic socialist means a more international view. I think if you take global poverty that seriously, it leads you to conclusions that in the US are considered...
  • Maid Of Bush's Son In Miami Is Deported (1991 Flashback)

    07/27/2015 4:58:38 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 8 replies
    Deseret News ^ | 1/16/1991 | Deseret News
    President Bush's son, Jeb, is looking for a maid who's a legal U.S. resident. A maid who had worked at Bush's Miami home for three years was deported back to her native Honduras last week. Bush was out jogging when immigration agents showed up so his wife, Columba, had to deal with them. "She indicated, `Yes, she works here,' brought the lady out, and the two agents showed her the deportation order,said Richard Smith, director of the INS's Miami office."

    07/26/2015 6:17:53 PM PDT · by GoneSalt · 58 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7/26/2015 | Matthew Boyle
    Call it failure to launch for Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) as, despite a minor bump in the polls a month or so after his April presidential campaign launch, the 44-year-old junior senator from Florida is now officially relegated to the middle of the pack—where he’s been unable to climb out.
  • Judge Orders Release of Immigrant Children Detained by U.S. (Mothers to be released, too)

    07/26/2015 8:09:57 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 18 replies
    NY Times ^ | 7/25/15 | JULIA PRESTON
    A federal judge in California has ruled that the Obama administration’s detention of children and their mothers who were caught crossing the border illegally is a serious violation of a longstanding court settlement, and that the families should be released as quickly as possible. In a decision late Friday roundly rejecting the administration’s arguments for holding the families, Judge Dolly M. Gee of Federal District Court for the Central District of California found that two detention centers in Texas that the administration opened last summer fail to meet minimum legal requirements of the 1997 settlement for facilities housing children. -snip-...
  • Perry: Trump a cancer on conservatism, I won't stay silent on his mean-spirited politics

    07/22/2015 5:51:32 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 90 replies ^ | July 22, 2015
    I’ll quote a little but you’re better off reading the whole thing. There’ll be lots of media noise around it for the next few days, especially after Trump responds. And it’s a fine indictment of Hopenchange even apart from the Trump stuff. He’s trying to do two things here, picking a fight with the media’s favorite candidate to gain some reflected exposure and re-introducing himself to righties who disdain Trump but aren’t sure which way to go yet as an alternative. This is Perry telling Trump-haters, of which there are many, that their choices aren’t between Jeb Bush and Ted...
  • Illegal Immigration Sanctuary Advocates Silent on San Francisco Killing

    07/11/2015 8:20:34 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    The Hill ^ | 7/11 | Jon Feere
    As journalists wrote article after article bashing Donald Trump, who said that both "good people" and "people that have lots of problems" cross our border illegally, a five-times-deported illegal alien from Mexico with seven felonies on his record allegedly killed Kathryn Steinle in the sanctuary city of San Francisco. Politicians and activist groups that have been very vocal in promoting sanctuary policies in recent years are suddenly saying next to nothing about Steinle's death or suspect Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez (who has confessed to the killing, but now claims it was an accident). Similarly, many of the journalists who leapt to...
  • Oh So The Donald Was Wrong Eh?

    07/08/2015 4:42:12 AM PDT · by SatinDoll · 13 replies
    The Market-Ticker ^ | July 8, 2015 | Karl Denninger
    Sure he is.... Between November 1, 2013 and October 31, 2014, there have been 4,317 charges of child sexual assault filed against illegal aliens in North Carolina, according to the citizens advocacy group known as NCFIRE. 12 months, 4,300 charges of sexual assault on kids by illegal invaders. In one state. So you're "offended" that Donald Trump made a point of this eh? How about the kids who were assaulted? How do they feel about our black-hearted President and the entire US Congress that refuses to stop the invasion of people who sexually abused them?
  • Perry Emerges as a Leading Anti-Trump Voice in GOP

    07/02/2015 8:54:04 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 38 replies
    The Texas Tribune ^ | July 2, 2015 | Patrick Svitek
    Former Gov. Rick Perry, looking to break through in a crowded Republican field for president, is positioning himself as a leading voice against billionaire businessman Donald Trump, whose weeks-old candidacy is already causing headaches for the GOP. Perry, who has kept a low public profile over the past week or two, delivered a speech Thursday at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., that was remarkable in its own right. He emphatically urged his party to work harder to connect with black voters and suggested the GOP has occasionally focused too much on state rights at the expense of civil...
  • Rick Perry makes pitch to black voters

    07/02/2015 12:57:41 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 23 replies
    The Hill ^ | 7-2-2015
    Presidential hopeful Rick Perry on Thursday urged the Republican Party to do more to court black voters in the 2016 elections. "When we gave up on trying to win the support of African-Americans, we lost our moral legitimacy as the party of Lincoln, as the party of equal opportunity for all," the former Texas governor said. "I'm here to tell you that it's Republicans, not Democrats, who are truly offering black Americans the hope for a better life for themselves and their children," he added.  Citing improved educational and economic opportunities during his tenure in Texas, Perry said he would...
  • The Biker Battle of Twin Peaks: What Was That All About?

    06/22/2015 4:15:27 PM PDT · by Prolixus · 86 replies
    Newsweek ^ | May 21, 2015 | Dana Goldstein
    If you thought violent biker gangs were a relic of the Altamont era, the shootout at a Waco, Texas, restaurant on May 17 might have come as a shock. A long-simmering beef between the Bandidos and Cossacks boiled over into gunfire. When police arrived at the scene, gang members shot at them too, leaving nine bikers dead, 18 people injured, and 170 suspects in police custody. Over 100 weapons have been confiscated. The scale of this incident dwarfs a typical urban gang confrontation, says Harold Pollack, co-director of the University of Chicago Crime Lab and an expert on gangs and...
  • Conservatives Should Be on Board With Jeb Bush express (hahahahahaha)

    06/19/2015 5:34:05 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 23 replies ^ | 6/17/15 | A.J. DELGADO
    No, no, no! Another Bush?!” Such was my reaction, and that of many other conservatives, last year when rumors of a potential Jeb Bush 2016 candidacy began to surface. Words like “dynasty” and “legacy” were a constant. “What don’t you like about Jeb?” someone would ask, to which we would sputter the following nonsensical retort: “Hm, well — c’mon, a Bush?” Yet several realities began to dawn upon us: (1) in all the kneejerk reflectiveness against the idea of a Bush, we had hardly evaluated the man on his actual record; (2) the idea of “not another Bush” was a...
  • Social Cons Stiffed at Romney’s Rich Guy Yoga Session

    06/17/2015 7:04:53 PM PDT · by Engraved-on-His-hands · 7 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | June 17, 2015 | Austin Ruse
    Failed presidential candidate and putative GOP kingmaker Mitt Romney hosted a weekend getaway for his approved list of GOP hopefuls, complete with a dawn yoga session led by Romney’s wife Ann and political reporter Mark Halperin. The weekend offered Mitt’s chosen ones the opportunity to rub shoulders with GOP moneymen. Hardcore social conservatives, however, did not seem to be welcome. Among those missing from the event — sponsored by Romney’s son’s private equity firm Solamere — were Senator Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Governor Mike Huckabee, Senator Rick Santorum, and Dr. Ben Carson.
  • Team Marco Strikes Again: Marco Rubio Brilliantly Responds To Hillary ‘Yesterday’ Remarks

    06/15/2015 9:56:32 AM PDT · by Din Maker · 57 replies ^ | June 15, 2015 | Poster: Jay Caruso
    It seems every time you turn around, the Hillary Clinton campaign team is attempting to copy Marco Rubio. She scheduled her official campaign announcement the day after him. On Saturday during a campaign event (some of her supporters have laughably attempted to claim this was the “official official” announcement), she brought up a theme of ‘yesterday’, using the song of the same name by the Beatles to proclaim her GOP opponents were all about the past. Ironically, it was a similar theme that Marco Rubio used during his campaign launch. During his announcement he said: “Just yesterday, a leader from...
  • Man accused of molesting 10-year-old at Tempe church

    06/14/2015 7:31:25 PM PDT · by smartyaz · 19 replies
    ABC15 ^ | June 12th, 2015
    TEMPE, AZ - A Mexican National has been accused of molesting a 10-year-old girl at a church in Tempe. Hilario Ortiz Baltazar, 45, was booked into jail under suspicion of aggravated assault and molestation of a child on June 7, 2015. The man was arrested on June 7. In interviews with police, the man claimed the girl was being flirtatious with him, but admitted what he did was wrong. He also said he was lonely. He then, according to documents, asked the officer if he could go back to Mexico once the interview was finished.
  • Krugman on Rick Perry: Good Government Doesn’t Matter

    06/13/2015 3:53:30 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies ^ | June 13, 2015 | John C. Goodman
    Rick PerryÂ’s entry into the presidential race draws natural attention to the Texas economy. While Perry was governor, Texas created more than three of every ten new jobs in the entire country. And even though a decline in energy prices has slowed things a bit, over the last four years Texas was the third among the 50 states in job creation. Perry and others credit low taxes and sensible regulation for TexasÂ’ economic success. The Wall Street Journal editorial board agrees. Last week they wrote: The Tax Foundation ranks TexasÂ’s business climate tenth best, and the stateÂ’s growth spurt vindicates...
  • Rubio the Average American

    06/12/2015 5:47:05 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies ^ | June 12, 2015 | David Harsanyi
    Marco Rubio bought a bunch of stuff he probably couldn't afford. Welcome to America. So The New York Times has pulled together another hit piece -- this one insinuating that Rubio, who the newspaper evidently believes is the GOP front-runner, is both a reckless spendthrift and a financial failure. The story -- either clumsily or, more likely, deliberately -- confuses offshore fishing boats with "luxury speedboats" and pickup trucks with SUVs to render a distasteful account of Rubio's financial life. But what we really learned is that though Rubio is not great with money, the senator from Florida has relatively...
  • Rick Perry Is a Great Presidential Candidate

    06/10/2015 9:55:47 AM PDT · by Kaslin ^ | June 10, 2015 | Star Parker
    If you’re a music lover, you may have heard of the so-called “Tristan chord” from Wagner’s opera Tristan und Isolde. Audiences were stunned to hear this infamous harmony when the opera premiered on June 10, 1865 in Munich, Germany. As Tristan turns 150, let’s take a look at what makes the Tristan chord so unique. The “Vorspiel,” or Prelude, to Tristan begins with with a “dissonant” chord. The terms “consonance” and “dissonance,” “music” and “noise” are largely subjective. Now, in an era where our ears can enjoy everything from Chopin to Chick Corea, what our modern ears hear as “consonant”...
  • Rick Perry’s wife explains 2012 flameout

    06/03/2015 1:17:40 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 13 replies ^ | June 3, 2015 | CNN
    ... almost apologetic for failing to recognize the warning signs that her husband was not prepared for a White House bid.
  • 2016 GOP Power Index: Paul fights his way down

    06/01/2015 1:29:36 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 1, 2015 | Chris Stirewalt
    ---snip--- Sen. Rand Paul is in step with his party on most issues. He’s pro-life, a big backer of gun rights, a small-government conservative and he’s an unabashed critic of President Obama and Hillary Clinton. And yet, Paul is again in the spotlight talking about his disagreements with his own party. For months, Paul has been focused on reducing criminal penalties for drugs. Last week, he blamed GOP hawks for the creation of ISIS. Now, he has succeeded in pulling off a one-man blockade of the Patriot Act. Like his other views, Paul’s stand is no doubt sincere and he...
  • [German FM] Steinmeier: Gaza is a ‘powder keg’ (so solution = open borders??)

    06/01/2015 11:09:01 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 14 replies ^ | 01 Jun 2015 18:36 GMT+02:00 | (AFP)
    The impoverished Gaza Strip is a “powder keg” at risk of exploding, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Monday during a visit to the war-torn territory. […] “We shall only be able to decisively reduce the risks of a fresh escalation if we allow economic development in the Gaza Strip in addition to humanitarian aid and reconstruction,” he said on a visit to Gaza City’s fishing port. That would only be possible “with open borders”—a reference to the tough restrictions on the movement of goods and people that have been imposed by Israel and Egypt. “But none of this will...
  • Perry to Senate Presidential Candidates: Go Home and Run for Governor

    Former Texas governor Rick Perry has a message for three of the current Republican White House hopefuls: Run for governor before you run for president. Speaking about Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, and Rand Paul, all three U.S. senators, Perry said in an interview last week with THE WEEKLY STANDARD that he's hearing from GOP voters that they want executive experience. "I’ve had more than one individual say, 'You know what, if you want to be the president of the United States, you ought to go back to your home state and be the governor and get that executive experience before...
  • Obama Potential Supreme Court Nominee Let Off Cartoon Gunman Because She Wasn’t Sure What Jihad

    05/04/2015 2:55:40 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 17 replies
    Front Page ^ | 5/4/15 | Daniel Greenfield
    Obama Potential Supreme Court Nominee Let Off Cartoon Gunman Because She Wasn’t Sure What “Jihad” Meant The Mohammed cartoon shootings did not turn into a massacre because of the quick actions of police officers on the scene. But if a massacre had occurred, much of the responsibility would rest with Judge Mary H. Murguia. Judge Murguia is a Clinton appointee and has been mentioned as a potential Obama Supreme Court nominee. Her sister, Janet Murguia, heads the racist hate group known as La Raza or The Race, which is closely tied to the Obama White House’s amnesty effort. Her brother,...
  • 2 gunmen killed, guard shot outside Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas (New Info)

    05/03/2015 8:53:51 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 80 replies
    LA Times ^ | 5/3/15 | Matt Pearce
    Two gunmen were killed and a security guard wounded in an attack outside a controversial Dallas-area event Sunday evening where organizers were holding a contest for cartoons featuring the Muslim prophet Muhammad, police said. The shooting in Garland, a Texas suburb about 20 miles from Dallas, was preceded by messages from two social media accounts that supported extremist Islamic viewpoints. One tweet, sent at 6:35 p.m., used the hashtag "#texasattack." The user wrote, “May Allah accept us as mujahideen.” Attendees inside the conference didn’t get word about the shooting until 6:50 p.m. -snip- Two social media accounts tweeted messages about...
  • Gunmen open fire outside 'Muhammad Art Exhibit' at Garland ISD facility, police say (Dallas)

    05/03/2015 6:45:20 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 57 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | 5/3/15 | Staff Reports
    Two gunmen opened fire Sunday evening outside a contest for cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad at Garland ISD's Curtis Culwell Center, police said. The two men pulled up in a vehicle and shot a Garland ISD officer. The men were fatally shot by Garland police, and their bodies remain on the street outside the events center. The security officer's wounds were not believed to be life-threatening, but he had been hospitalized. No one was being allowed to leave the facility, where an art show centering on caricatures of Muhammad was being held. Nearby businesses, including a Walmart and Sam's Club,...
  • Dems urge special immigrant status for Nepal earthquake victims

    04/28/2015 11:46:23 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 43 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 28, 2015 | By Cristina Marcos
    Two House Democrats want the Department of Homeland Security to grant a temporary immigrant status for Nepalese nationals affected by the country's earthquake. Democratic Reps. Al Green (Texas) and Mike Honda (Calif.) have introduced a bill to establish a Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to citizens of Nepal so that they are protected from deportation or detainment. TPS is frequently authorized in conditions that prevent safe return of a country's citizens, such as a civil war or natural disaster. Under the legislation, Nepalese applicants would be eligible for TPS if they had been legally present in the U.S. since April 25,...
  • White House Teams Up With Soros for Disturbing 2016 Plan

    04/27/2015 9:26:30 AM PDT · by george76 · 34 replies
    wj ^ | April 24, 2015 | Ben Marquis
    Last year, as part of his Imperial decree of amnesty for illegal immigrants, resident Barack Obama created the White House Task Force on New Americans, whose goal is to vastly increase the numbers and rates at which immigrants were naturalized and granted citizenship. This Task Force works hand-in-hand with the George Soros-funded, open borders-promoting Migration Policy Institute, as well as the openly racist group La Raza, a Mexican nationalist organization that has called for the mass murder of white Americans and a return of the western states to Mexico. The Task Force is headed up by one Cecilia Munoz, Obama’s...
  • Rick Perry: Yeah, I’d probably attend a gay wedding

    04/21/2015 6:54:23 PM PDT · by markomalley · 53 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 4/21/15 | Allahpundit
    Where do we stand on this so far among the GOP field? Rubio’s a yes, Santorum’s a no, Cruz is noncommittal, Walker said he’s already attended a gay-wedding reception but not an actual ceremony. Anyone I’m leaving out? People are dismissing it as a gotcha but I think it’s interesting as a gauge of whom each candidate’s trying to appeal to. The only real surprise among the five who have already answered is Cruz, whom I would have guessed would be a “no” to please social conservatives.Free advice from Ben Domenech to the 300 Republican candidates who haven’t yet gotten...
  • Dear Farmers: U.S. is Now Importing Organic Corn to Satisfy Consumer Demand

    04/18/2015 5:14:36 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 44 replies
    Daily Sheeple ^ | 4/17/2015 | Heather Callaghan
    There are three things driving a surge in organic imports: 1.U.S. farmers have been systematically pushed into growing mostly GMO crops; grown primarily for fuel, animal feed and cheap processed foods. Russia even used our food supply as an example for the EU to dump us and join them instead. 2.U.S. consumers are not only demanding fresh, organic produce as well as non-GMO convenience foods – but also want meat, dairy and eggs from animals that were fed non-GMO or organic feed. 3.Other countries primarily grow non-GE crops, and plenty of organic. They’ve got the goods and they reap the...
  • Photo Emerges of Marco Rubio Acting Like a High Schooler in High School

    04/16/2015 4:42:12 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 38 replies
    NY Observer ^ | 4-16-15 | Ken Kurson
    At the end of March, two weeks before he declared his candidacy for President, Marco Rubio visited New York City’s Upper West Side to meet the moneyed class and hand out his new book American Dreams: Restoring Economic Opportunity for Everyone. In a gorgeous apartment overlooking the Park and the Museum of Natural History, Mr. Rubio delivered a spellbinding speech, skewering the president and articulating a cohesive worldview, especially in the arena of foreign policy. The smart and funny senator from Florida also took questions on all topics, impressing the room of well-heeled elites, plus journalists like Bret Stephens and...
  • Why Marco Rubio has a real shot at 2016 Republican nomination (More about Cruz & Paul)

    04/13/2015 6:52:37 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 80 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 13, 2015 | Erick Erickson
    Ted Cruz remains a conservative favorite in 2016. In 2012, the establishment backed his Senate opponent in Texas, then Lt. Governor David Dewhurst. The conservative grassroots backed Cruz and pushed him over the finish line. Cruz has since remained a favorite of the grassroots with a continually antagonist relationship with the Republican establishment. In 2010, Rand Paul, before Cruz, was a grassroots favorite. The Republican Establishment backed his rival, Trey Grayson. Paul rallied a coalition of conservative grassroots and Ron Paul acolytes to trounce Grayson and win the Kentucky Senate seat. Since then, Paul has wobbled between maintaining grassroots support...
  • Rand Paul is too strong on the Second Amendment, according to the NRA

    04/09/2015 8:58:58 PM PDT · by Plummz · 42 replies
    Red State ^ | Red State
    The NRA’s annual convention is coming up. They invited possible/announced 2016 candidates Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Scott Walker, and Jeb Bush. Two people they didn’t invite: Chris Christie and Rand Paul. It is not surprising that the New Jersey moderate was not invited. But the lack of an invitation for Paul stands out.The Daily Beast reports that Paul did request an invitation to the convention, but was denied: However, a source with knowledge of Paul’s dealings with the NRA said the claim that he did not request an invitation to the convention was “not true.”Further, the...