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  • In Texas, Ted Cruz Has ‘A Dogfight on His Hands,’ Some Republicans Admit

    09/11/2018 7:10:26 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 130 replies
    NYT ^ | 9/11/2018 | By Manny Fernandez and Mitchell Ferman
    HOUSTON — Days after a top adviser to President Trump questioned Senator Ted Cruz’s chances of winning re-election, the Texas lawmaker casually stepped into the pinnacle of his hometown’s energy industry on Tuesday — the lobby of the Petroleum Club of Houston, on the 35th floor of a downtown skyscraper. Mr. Cruz shook hands while holding a cup of McDonald’s coffee. By the end of his remarks to the American Petroleum Institute, the audience rose for two standing ovations. It was not a campaign event, but it might as well have been: Mr. Cruz was relaxed and confident, eager to...
  • Former Cruz Spokesman: 'It's Possible' O'Rourke Could Win

    09/10/2018 3:31:41 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 151 replies
    The Hill ^ | September 09, 2018
    Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-Texas) former campaign spokesperson said that it’s “possible” for Cruz to lose his reelection bid to Democrat Beto O’Rourke. Rick Tyler, who served as Cruz’s former communications director during his 2016 presidential run, appeared on MSNBC Sunday and admitted that Cruz could lose in the red state. “As the former Cruz strategist, it does seem as though the signs are that Ted Cruz might actually lose this race?” MSNBC host Kasie Hunt asked. Tyler said that even in a predominately Republican state, O’Rourke is posing a real challenge for the senator. “It’s possible
  • Cruz: Democrats want Texas to be 'like California,' have 'tofu' and 'dyed hair'

    09/09/2018 9:06:45 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 48 replies
    CNN ^ | Updated 3:45 PM ET, Sun September 9, 2018 | Eli Watkins
    Washington (CNN)Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz told supporters at a rally on Saturday that Democrats wanted to make Texas like California and listed off a few things as stereotypical staples of the blue state. "We are seeing tens of millions of dollars flooding into the state of Texas from liberals all over the country who desperately want to turn the state of Texas blue," Cruz said. "They want us to be just like California, right down to tofu and silicon and dyed hair." Cruz added that his wife, Heidi Cruz, was "a California vegetarian." "She's wonderful, but I brought her...
  • Get It Through Your Head That Progressives Hate You

    08/05/2018 9:41:02 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 77 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 6, 2018 | Kurt Schlichter
    Some of you need to cease the denial and accept the harsh reality that the left hates you. It’s a fact, as much as the liberal gaslight gang and the conserva-sissy weakhearts deny it. You can tell that leftists hate you by the way that leftists tell you that they hate you.Take Sarah Jeong, please – hey, the New York Times was happy to get this bitter creep onboard because of her history of virulent racism. The Times saw her hate as a plus, not a negative, an asset, not a liability. You can’t draw any other conclusion – if you...
  • Wolf Blitzer: ‘We Are Not the Enemy of the American People, We love the American People’

    06/13/2018 1:33:46 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 114 replies
    Wolf Blitzer: ‘We Are Not the Enemy of the American People, We love the American People’ 'Everybody's always criticizing us' Y: David Rutz Follow @DavidRutz June 13, 2018 2:22 pm CNN host Wolf Blitzer said on behalf of the media "we love the American people" on Wednesday in response to President Donald Trump's latest broadside against the profession. Apparently angered by the media's coverage of his nuclear summit with North Korea, Trump tweeted Wednesday that the "fake news" press was "our country's biggest enemy." So funny to watch the Fake News, especially NBC and CNN. They are fighting hard to...
  • MUELLER INVESTIGATION: EVEN DEMOCRATS, INDEPENDENTS HAVE TURNED AGAINST PROBE

    06/13/2018 1:14:39 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 49 replies
    Newsweek ^ | June 13, 2018 | Greg Price
    President Donald Trump’s repeated attacks on the special counsel investigating Russia’s interference in the 2016 election may be taking hold not only among Republicans but Democrats and independents as well, according to a poll released Wednesday. The Politico/Morning Consult poll found Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s favorability among Democrats and independents took a slight dive over the last 11 months. Twenty-four percent of Democrats registered an unfavorable score for Mueller, while 33 percent of independents also viewed Mueller in a negative light. (snip) Overall, a record 53 percent of the poll’s respondents shared an unfavorable reaction to Mueller, a 26-point jump...
  • What's this nonsense about Democrat turnout in Texas?

    03/07/2018 4:29:48 AM PST · by dangus · 53 replies
    2018-03-07 | Dangus
    Drudge and establishment/leftwing news sites have been going crazy with the notion that incredibly high Democrat turnout in Texas means that Texas is going blue. But election results show that Republicans are absolutely SPANKING Democrats in turnout, getting 50% more votes than the Democrats. https://www.politico.com/election-results/2018/texas/ And that's with the Democrats having fiesty, expensive primary contents while the Republicans are mostly merely coronating their incumbent governor, Greg Abbot, and senator, Ted Cruz (although both candidates had multiple opponents). Abbot received 1.4 million votes, compared to Lupe Valdez and Andrew White, who will be headed to a runoff after receiving about half...
  • Model, first lady: Melania Trump conspicuously absent from magazine covers

    02/21/2018 5:00:03 AM PST · by simpson96 · 62 replies
    NBC News ^ | 2/21/2018 | Claire Atkinson
    From British GQ to US Vogue, Melania Trump appeared on many magazine covers as a professional model. But since she became first lady, few editors have dared to put her on the front page. Her absence is notable, particularly as the wife of a president who rarely spends a day out of the media spotlight. While cable news outlets have dedicated near wall-to-wall attention to the president and his administration, it's a different story in the magazine world. There's a clear reluctance among editors to put themselves in the cross-hairs of the culture wars. Mostly New York-based editors may fear...
  • TV Networks Did A Really Crap Job Reporting On Climate Change Last Year

    02/13/2018 8:12:49 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 23 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | February 13, 2018 | By Nick Visser
    Many of America’s leading television networks did a poor job of covering climate change last year, even as the newly minted Trump administration worked to unravel regulations meant to tackle the phenomenon and the U.S. was pummeled by a series of record-breaking natural disasters, according to a new report. The group Media Matters for America analyzed climate change coverage on major broadcasters’ nightly news programs and Sunday morning political shows - including those on ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox News and PBS - over the course of 2017. While a total of 260 minutes were devoted to climate change during the...
  • CNN’s Camerota Confronts Literal Nazi Running For GOP Congressional Seat in Insane Interview

    02/09/2018 12:52:16 AM PST · by Simon Green · 34 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 02/08/17 | Aidan McLaughlin
    CNN’s Alisyn Camerota confronted a literal Nazi who is currently poised to nab the GOP nomination for Congress — and the interview predictably derailed, as the Nazi ranted about “the Jewish media.” Arthur Jones, a holocaust denier, anti-Semite, white supremacist and all around lunatic is set to become the Republican nominee for an Illinois congressional seat near Chicago — and appeared on CNN to defend himself. “It is shocking to hear how vocally and unapologetically racist you are,” Camerota opened the interview. “Are you a Nazi?” Jones contended that he does not call himself a Nazi, but an “American patriot...
  • CDC director says there are ‘no banned words’ at the agency

    12/18/2017 9:56:10 AM PST · by EveningStar · 17 replies
    PBS ^ | December 17, 2017 | Michael D. Regan
    U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald on Sunday addressed a report that President Donald Trump’s administration had banned the CDC from using seven words or phrases in next year’s budget documents. The terms are “fetus,” “transgender,” “vulnerable,” “entitlement,” “diversity,” “evidence-based” and “science-based,” according to a story first reported on Friday in The Washington Post. But Fitzgerald said in a series of tweets on Sunday said there are “no banned words,” while emphasizing the agency’s commitment to data-driven science.
  • Attitude Magazine Claims Straight Men Often ‘Kiss and Cuddle’ With Other Guys

    11/30/2017 8:18:08 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 155 replies
    MRC TV ^ | November 29, 2017 | Brittany M. Hughes
    Are you a straight man who likes women? Do you kiss and cuddle with your male friends just for funsies? No? Well apparently, you’re the weirdo. Because according to Attitude Magazine, it is totally normal – common, even – for straight men to canoodle with their straight male friends. To the confusion of straight men and people of logic everywhere, Attitude ran a befuddling article entitled: "New Study Finds Straight Men in Bromances Often Kiss and Cuddle." (For those unfamiliar, a "bromance" is a slang term for a close friendship between two heterosexual guys.) Attitude claims:
  • Networks Ignore Dem Candidate Arrested For Stalking

    11/18/2017 3:50:00 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 8 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 11/15/2017 | Amber Athey
    A Democrat running for Congress was arrested on a stalking charge last week, but the media has refused to give the story any coverage. David Alcon, who is running for an open congressional seat in New Mexico, was arrested this past Friday on a felony stalking charge after a woman accused him of sending her frightening and lewd text messages and showing up at her home. Alcon was previously convicted of stalking his ex-girlfriend in 2007 and was described as “infatuated” and “clearly obsessed” by the judge in the case. The story has been met with silence from a number...
  • WashPost Imagines ‘What If Hillary Had Won’ With TWO ‘Alternate Timelines’

    11/09/2017 4:47:45 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 33 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | November 9, 2017 | Scott Whitlock
    Talk about not letting go. While some liberals are gathering to “scream helplessly at the sky” for the one year anniversary of the 2016 presidential election, the journalists at the Washington Post are busy writing the equivalent of fan fiction, an “alternate timeline” imagining "what if Hillary had won." Amazingly, the Post published TWO "alternate histories" in 24 hours. Writers Ben Terris, Dan Zak, Monica Hesse and Amy Argetsinger (it took four people to write this?) on Thursday began by rewriting, “What if Election Day 2016 had gone a little differently? What if a freak snowstorm across the Rust Belt...
  • Muslim College Student Who Lied About Trump Supporters Attacking Her On NY Subway Pleads Guilty

    11/09/2017 3:34:52 AM PST · by Vlad The Inhaler · 34 replies
    PamelaGeller.com ^ | Nov 8, 2017 | Pamela Geller
    On Friday, Yasmin Seweid, 19, the Muslim college student at Baruch College who lied to police, telling them she had been harassed on the New York subway by white men who attempted to seize her hijab, pleaded guilty to falsely reporting an incident and disorderly conduct. Seweid had claimed the incident occurred on the No. 6 train on Dec. 1, 2016. She told The New York Daily News that three drunk white men screamed “Donald Trump!” and hurled anti-Islam slurs at her, then tried to rip her hijab off of her head. She stated, “I heard them say something very...
  • Fake News: NBCNews.com Labels Democratic Senator Menendez as a Republican

    09/06/2017 3:32:42 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 28 replies
    MRC NewsBusters ^ | 09/06/2017 | Curtis Houck
    On Wednesday, NBCNews.com published an Associated Press dispatch on the bribery trial of Democratic Senator Bob Menendez (N.J.), but there was one huge problem in that Menendez was labeled a Republican. Translation? NBC News saw no reason to engage in basic proofreading or got caught red-handed in the act of liberal bias. The unauthored post sat for well over two hours before being changed. NBCNews.com offered a correction at the bottom of the story: “CORRECTION (Sept. 6, 2017, 5:35 p.m.): An earlier version of this article misstated the party affiliation of Menendez. He is a Democrat, not a Republican.” Seeing...
  • WaPo: There was no pretense about Melania Trump's heels. But sometimes, a little pretense helps.

    08/29/2017 11:50:24 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 32 replies
    Washington Post ^ | August 29, 2017 | Robin Givhan
    Melania Trump is the kind of woman who travels to a flood-ravaged state in a pair of black snakeskin stilettos. Heels this high are not practical. But Trump is not the kind of woman who has to be practical. Heels this high are not comfortable. Comfort is not the point. Neither hers nor yours. Trump is the kind of woman who knows that when she walks from the White House to Marine One there will be photographers, and so she will dress accordingly. [Snip] ... Trump is the kind of woman who refuses to pretend that her feet will, at...
  • Under the Influence

    07/18/2017 7:35:55 PM PDT · by advance_copy · 2 replies
    US News & World Report ^ | 7/18/2017 | Peter Roff
    The media's hypocrisy concerning foreign influence in U.S. elections is staggering. Find me a media commentator who isn’t turning him or herself upside down trying to explain why Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with the Russians could potentially lead to the president’s removal from office, and I’ll show you someone who either isn’t on the air or is just not trying very hard. Nobody seemed to care when the Russians used political influence to buy up U.S. uranium stocks under Obama. Let’s see if they care the Chinese may now be trying to buy up significant quantities of U.S. copper using...
  • Hillary Clinton Is President in an Alternate Universe, Where America Is Great Again

    07/12/2017 9:24:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 67 replies
    Newsweek ^ | July 12, 2017 | Chris Riotta
    Hillary Clinton sits behind the resolute desk in the Oval Office, pulling out a large blue binder and a jar of hot peppers—her typical snack as the leader of the free world. It’s 9:30 p.m., and madam president spent the day successfully rallying House Republicans and Democrats behind a health care bill that will improve upon her predecessor’s landmark initiative, the Affordable Care Act. The bill passed an hour ago, but she isn’t anywhere near done fulfilling her duties to the American people. “I won’t be taking any more calls,” Clinton tells senior adviser Huma Abedin, who is walking toward...
  • Vanity Fair: Trump Should Be Impeached for Merely Being 'Offensive'

    07/06/2017 5:58:02 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 39 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | July 6, 2017 | P.J. Gladnick
    Remember the important qualifier for officials to be subject to impeachment? High crimes and misdemeanors? According to Vanity Fair contributor, T.A. Frank, perhaps we should add "offensive" to the reasons for impeachment. Frank is honest in admitting in his July 6 article that, so far, the Trump-Russia collusion theory has turned into a big nothingburger. He also suggests that there might not ever be any impeachable  high crimes and misdemeanors as a basis to remove President Donald Trump from office. So what to do? What to do? Simple. Impeach Trump for being merely "offensive."  Frank make his case in IS...