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  • Michael Moore: "Trump Is Going To Win" (video at link)

    07/21/2016 5:33:33 AM PDT · by dontreadthis · 25 replies
    real clear politics ^ | July 21, 2016 | Tim Hains
    On a special online broadcast of 'RealTime With Bill Maher' on Wednesday, filmmaker Michael Moore predicts that Donald Trump will win the 2016 election by carrying all of the states Mitt Romney won in 2012, plus Wisconsin, Ohio, Pennsylvania and his home state of Michigan. "I think one of the things I've been concerned about this week is... that we're sitting in our bubble having a good laugh at this shitshow, as you say, of a [Republican National Convention], but the truth is that this plays to a lot of people that he has to win to become the next...
  • Why Trump will win

    07/18/2016 2:01:17 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 35 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | 7/17/16 | Lou Murray
    NO POLITICAL LEADER since Ronald Reagan has created the excitement and buzz that Donald Trump has. He is the first politician since that late, great president to go over the heads of the media and elite ruling class and speak directly to the American people. He is concerned that our country is no longer a country, and that America has sold out its sovereignty to a nondemocratic internationalist order, at the expense of the American worker and of American jobs. He has been criticized by opponents for not having elaborate position papers down to the last detail. Trump, unlike the...
  • Nate Silver: 79 percent chance Clinton wins

    06/29/2016 10:05:44 AM PDT · by orchestra · 67 replies
    Politico ^ | 6/29/2016 | Nolan D. McCaskill
    Hillary Clinton has a nearly 80 percent chance of winning the White House in November, FiveThirtyEight polling guru Nate Silver predicted Wednesday. FiveThirtyEight projected Clinton has a 79 percent chance of winning the general election against Donald Trump, who has just a 20 percent chance of succeeding President Barack Obama in the Oval Office. “Here’s how to think about it: We’re kind of at halftime of the election right now, and she’s taking a seven-point, maybe a 10-point lead into halftime,” Silver told ABC’s George Stephanopoulos on “Good Morning America.” “There’s a lot of football left to be played, but...
  • Why Brexit Signals a Trump Victory

    06/29/2016 8:46:47 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 88 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | June 29, 2016 | Edward J. Rollins
    It turns out our country is headed towards its very own Brexit. Just like the voters in the United Kingdom, Americans are fed up with a status quo that ignores their problems and constantly leaves them falling farther behind. A staggering two out of every three Americans believe America is on the wrong track. Now they’re making their voices heard. Don’t believe me? The facts speak almost as loudly as the millions of Americans who want to make America great again. One of the things that stunned the so-called experts is the huge turnout that led to Brexit. The same...
  • Scott Adams of Dilbert on Trump's Genius (Trump wins general election)

    06/27/2016 7:48:03 AM PDT · by GilGil · 40 replies
    Youtube ^ | 5/30/2016 | Scott Adams/Michael Strong
    Scott Adams explains why Trump is a political genius
  • CNBC's Jake Novak: Donald Trump Will Be President; The Time For Denial Has Passed

    06/09/2016 12:53:36 PM PDT · by GilGil · 44 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | 6/6/2016 | Tim Hains
    "This campaign is a reality TV show," he said. "And you have to understand that Donald Trump has been involved with the best reality TV producers for more than 15 years... They make what has been weighed, strategized, considered, look like it is off-the-cuff, look like it is completely unrehearsed. It is very staged. It is very calculated." "He has won a tremendous victory of marketing, because he is selling you a brand. You've accepted that as his brand. That is why he is going to win: There is nothing better than a clear message in politics," he said.
  • Dilbert's Scott Adams on Real Time with Bill Maher: Trump Will Win Election in a Landslide (VIDEO)

    05/31/2016 9:36:21 AM PDT · by GilGil · 44 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 5/31/2016 | Jim Hoft
    Bill was hoping that Scott Adams would disclose how Trump can be defeated. Instead, Scott Adams told him Trump will win the general election in a landslide. Via Real Clear Politics: “ SCOTT ADAMS: I’ve been studying persuasion for decades and when I saw Trump last summer displaying the tools of persuasion I thought, ‘Oh my God, he’s not a crazy clown. Everything he’s doing, including his complete ignoring of the facts, is persuasion perfection. I called him to be the landslide winner in the general election last year. Essentially he’s basically bringing a flamethrower to a stick fight. There’s...
  • 2016 Bold Electoral College Predictions Thread [2+2]

    05/30/2016 12:36:59 PM PDT · by Fhios · 12 replies
    twoplustwo ^ | 5/2016 | Various
    Excerpt from first post So now that the primaries are essentially over, it's a great time to make bold predictions and hot takes about how the general election will turn out. EC results, vice presidential picks, indictments, whatever predictions you have go here. If you're good, you can achieve everlasting 2p2 glory much like Dvaut and his incredible Trump prediction. Or like that time goofball beat Nate Silver. You can make your own map at http://www.270towin.com/. I made one based only on the latest RCP polling results, and, boy howdy it does not look good for Republicans. I **** you...
  • My prediction for the election

    05/25/2016 4:13:02 PM PDT · by TopDog2 · 78 replies
    It looks to me, now that Trump is looking like he can beat HRC, the administration is starting to cut her loose. The State Department is setting her up for an indictment. This will clear the way for Biden to run in November. Am I wrong? We'll see.
  • Moody's Analytics: Hillary Clinton Will Win Presidency

    05/23/2016 1:46:06 PM PDT · by Roos_Girl · 73 replies
    Newsmax ^ | May 23, 2016 | Joe Crowe
    Moody's Analytics has released its election model and is predicting that Hillary Clinton will be the next president of the United States.  Moody's Analytics has correctly predicted the winner of the presidency since 1980, basing its predictions on a two-year change in economic data in home prices, income growth, and gasoline prices, according to an NPR report.  Moody's analyst, Dan White, said that those three things affect a person's daily life the most.  "Things that affect marginal voter behavior most significantly are things that the average American is going to run into on an almost daily basis," White said.  The Moody's analyst told NPR...
  • Noam Chomsky predicted the rise of Donald Trump six years ago

    05/20/2016 6:51:31 AM PDT · by Mariner · 36 replies
    Salon ^ | May 20th, 2016 | Jake Johnson, AlterNet
    In an interview with Chris Hedges in 2010, Noam Chomsky, the world-renowned linguist and dissident intellectual, remarked that he has “never seen anything like this.” By this, he meant the state of American society, relative to the time in which he was raised — the Depression years — and to the tumultuous state of Europe during that same period. “It is very similar to late Weimar Germany,” Chomsky said. “The parallels are striking. There was also tremendous disillusionment with the parliamentary system. The most striking fact about Weimar was not that the Nazis managed to destroy the Social Democrats and...
  • Former Governor Rick Perry Predicts Trump Will Win 37 States in Landslide

    05/18/2016 12:29:46 PM PDT · by GilGil · 159 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 5/18/2016 | Jim Hoft
    Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry predicted during a private phone call Wednesday that presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump could carry more than 35 states in the November election. “The more I spend time with him, the more I talk with him, the more I see how he has analyzed this country properly at this point in time, I feel very comfortable that we’re going to win,” Perry told donors during a conference call hosted by the pro-Trump Great America PAC. “I think we have the potential to win overwhelmingly,” he added. “I’m talking a 35, 36, 37-state victory. Just...
  • Trump’s VP Pick Prediction

    05/17/2016 9:15:26 AM PDT · by GilGil · 358 replies
    Scott Adams' Blog Dilbert ^ | Posted May 17th, 2016 | Scott Adams
    As I said, predicting a VP choice is nearly impossible until the last minute because the situation is fluid. A candidate might need some help in a key state, based on current polling. Or the opponent might open up a new line of attack that needs a defense. A lot can change in a few weeks. But as of today, and according to the Master Persuader filter, I put the odds at 90% than Trump picks Brown as his running mate.
  • My Gut: Trump Beats Hillary in Landslide. (Rush)

    05/04/2016 3:06:32 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 123 replies
    Rush Limbaugh ^ | May 4,2016 | Rush
    But we'll get into all that. Let me give you one little thing: My instinctive feeling right now is that Trump is gonna win, beat Hillary badly, that it could be landslide proportions. I still don't think people understand why Trump won this. I don't think they understand at all the reason people support Trump. And the deeper people are entrenched in politics, and the more they are accustomed to the templates and the handbooks and the theories and the playbooks, the less they're gonna understand it. The more they try to plug Donald Trump and his campaign and his...
  • The 9 worst predictions about Trump's rise to the top

    05/04/2016 11:13:55 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 29 replies
    Politico ^ | May 4, 2016 | NICK GASS
    Long before Donald Trump descended the grand escalator at Trump Tower to declare his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination last June, conservative pundits and nonpartisan clairvoyants alike had laughed off the possibility of the real-estate mogul turned reality TV star ascending to the party’s pinnacle, joining the ranks of Ronald Reagan, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln. (And, to be fair, Mitt Romney, Alf Landon and John C. Frémont.) And for months, as Trump gained droves of followers and delegates, their laughter continued. They’re not laughing Wednesday. Hours after Trump routed his rivals in Indiana and all...
  • Schmidt Predicts Trump Wins Nomination on First Ballot — Will Clear 1,237 ‘By at Least 50 to 60 (tr)

    04/20/2016 10:39:44 AM PDT · by monkapotamus · 57 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 20, 2016 | Jeff Poor
    Schmidt Predicts Trump Wins Nomination on First Ballot — Will Clear 1,237 ‘By at Least 50 to 60 Delegates’ “[I] think when you look at the math of this race and look at states ahead, you look at the winner take all states, Donald Trump is going to be the first-ballot nominee of the Republican Party,” Schmidt said. “He will clear the 1,237 mark by at least 50 to 60 delegates by the time the votes are counted on June 7...
  • Dick Morris: Trump Helped 'Massive Exodus' to Cruz

    03/13/2016 9:36:14 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 43 replies
    NewsMax ^ | March 13, 2016 | Dick Morris
    Polling begun and completed after the March 10 debate shows radical changes in Ohio and Illinois ahead of their March 15 primaries. In both primaries, Ted Cruz is surging, on the strength of a strong debate performance. In Ohio, a winner take all primary with 66 delegates on the line, the latest poll by CBS, conducted from March 9-11, shows Trump and Kasich tied at 33% each with Ted Cruz surging to 27% up from his pre-debate showing of 19%. Easy to dismiss as an outlier? Not if you also look at CBS' Illinois poll that has Trump leading by...
  • Bill Kristol Knows His Predictions Have Been Bad But He's Going to Keep Making Them

    02/20/2016 11:56:10 AM PST · by marvel5 · 21 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | September 17, 2016 | Paul Farhi
    Back in late 2014, Bill Kristol foresaw that Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky wouldn’t get very far in the forthcoming Republican primary season. He also forecast that Jeb Bush, then the presumed Republican front-runner, would struggle to secure the nomination. He was correct in both instances. This is newsworthy in the same sense that a man biting a dog is newsworthy. It’s an unusual, even aberrant event, a violation of the usual order of things. Kristol, 63, the eminent conservative commentator, has made so many wrong predictions that he’s become a kind of cult figure of wrong, at least among...
  • 2016 election: Which candidate will triumph in the Year of the Monkey?

    02/08/2016 7:03:04 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    CNN ^ | 02/08/2016 | By Pamela Boykoff, Alexandra Field and Jason Kwok, CNN
    Hong Kong (CNN)If Donald Trump believes his victory is written in the stars, he may just be right. With the Year of the Monkey and the New Hampshire primary upon us, CNN asked Hong Kong fortune teller Priscilla Lam to divine the fates of the candidates battling it out for the U.S. presidency. A practitioner of feng shui, the ancient Chinese system of summoning good luck, she combined the art of face reading with analysis of the candidates' birthdays and current life cycles according to the Chinese Zodiac. She says the new lunar year will fuel good fortune for "earth...
  • Iowa Caucus Predictions (Free Republic)

    02/01/2016 8:05:06 AM PST · by the_boy_who_got_lost · 59 replies
    Let's make our predictions for who wins the GOP caucus in Iowa. Name at least the candidate you think will win and by how much you think they will win.
  • Karl Rove: GOP Will Lose White House And Senate If Trump Becomes President

    01/08/2016 11:34:43 AM PST · by Rockitz · 136 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 8 Jan 2016 | Michelle Fields
    Republican strategist Karl Rove said Friday that the Republican Party will lose the White House and many seats in Congress if Donald Trump wins the presidential nomination. “If Mr. Trump is its standard-bearer, the GOP will lose the White House and the Senate, and its majority in the House will fall dramatically,” Rove wrote in an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal. Rove also said that Republicans will lose the White House if Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) becomes the nominee. “If the nominee is Ted Cruz the situation is still dicey,” he wrote. Rove said that all of the Republican...
  • 2016 Predictions: Trump Could End Up Dominating GOP Primaries, Defeating Hillary For Presidency

    01/01/2016 2:11:18 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 55 replies
    The Inquisitr News ^ | January 1, 2016 | Nathan Francis
    The 2016 predictions are starting to look very good for Donald Trump, with a growing number of political pundits seeing the Republican front-runner as having a very good -- or even the best -- chance at winning the presidential election. Trump took over the lead in Republican polls this summer and has held onto it through a series of controversies, including a call to ban all non-U.S. Muslims from entering the country. Through all that, his lead has actually grown, and as the calendar turns to 2016, he has started to put rivals Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio in his...
  • Insiders Give Their Top Predictions For 2016

    01/01/2016 2:05:58 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 39 replies
    politico.com ^ | 01/01/16 | STEVEN SHEPARD
    Donald Trump will win the GOP presidential nomination and pick Mike Huckabee as his running mate. The FBI will file criminal charges related to Hillary Clinton's use of a home-brew email server as secretary of state. ... One Iowa Republican offered a quasi-apocalyptic prediction: "The Beltway chattering class gets back from the holidays and the first week of January they are in meltdown panic mode with one question: What in the world are we going to do with Trump? Until now he's been an illusion. He's been off their radar. Why? Name one presidential candidate who has spent less time...
  • Post your Predictions for 2009

    11/30/2008 6:26:31 PM PST · by Perdogg · 132 replies · 6,248+ views
    Free Republic ^ | 12.01.08 | Perdogg
    Let's recap my 2008 Predictions National/Political: >Rudy Guiliani/Haley Barbour will defeat Hillary Clinton/Bill Richardson in November 52-47-1 WRONG >Republicans will take back the House; Net -2 in the Senate. WRONG >Bush will pardon Scooter Libby, Ramos and Campeon Christmas eve 2008. TBD World: >The US will hit Iran nuclear program hard causing the regime to fall in Tehran. WRONG >Israel and Hezbollah will take the gloves off in 2008, by early spring. WRONG >Major upheavals in North Korea. Upheavals, yes - Major, unknown >OBL will be declared dead by 01/31/08. WRONG >Terrorist attack in Europe, probably italy. WRONG >More details...
  • Election 2006, Election 2008

    05/13/2006 8:32:50 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 523 replies · 3,761+ views
    Our Tiny Little Minds ^ | May 14, 2006 | me, et al
    "A time for choosing: It appears that a significant number of our members are so disgusted with the GOP's failure to secure our borders against illegal aliens that they are willing to risk all by voting them out of office, even if it means Pelosi, Reid, Hillary, et al, are allowed to take charge. Is this the best course of action or should we be working harder than ever to hold the line and actually try to make a difference by getting more constitutionally-minded conservatives elected? Are you willing to give it all up or are you more determined than...
  • Post your Predictions for 2007

    12/28/2006 6:39:19 PM PST · by Perdogg · 48 replies · 837+ views
    12.28.06 | Perdogg
    News/Current events: US will balk at military actions in Iran, but Israel will strike the nuclear facilities by October. Israel will be at war with Syria by November. OBL and Zarahiri will be officially listed as dead by the US by June. John McCain will be considered the front runner by this time next year. Bush's popularity will be about 48% by this time next year. The Democrats in the new congress will be about the same. Scooter Libby will have all charges dropped against him. No terror attacks on US soil. I think one will happen against US interest...
  • Sterling plunges against dollar ( British Pound )

    12/01/2008 2:09:15 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 23 replies · 1,842+ views
    BBC ^ | Monday, December 1, 2008 | unattributed
    Sterling has fallen sharply against the dollar as yet more bad economic data points towards a prolonged recession and further interest rate cuts. The pound was down 5.2 cents to $1.486, its largest one day fall in percentage terms since sterling crashed out of the Exchange Rate Mechanism (ERM) in 1992. Sharp falls in the FTSE 100 index - down 5.2% on Monday - also served to undermine the currency. The pound was also down 3.5 cents against the euro, at 0.851 pounds. The poor economic data increases the likelihood that the Bank of England will cut interest rates on...
  • The Coming Oil Crash: Why Oil Prices Will Drop

    12/31/2007 8:57:38 AM PST · by Clemenza · 139 replies · 343+ views
    Portfolio | January 2008 | John Cassidy
    http://www.portfolio.com/views/columns/economics/2007/12/17/Why-Oil-Prices-Will-Drop
  • Will NATO's Turkey join Russia, or Muslim Militants, as Obama's "Pen and Phone" Military weakens?

    08/08/2014 8:04:04 AM PDT · by Graewoulf · 11 replies
    Graewoulf | August 8, 2014 | Graewoulf
    As the well-coordinated, Russian and Militant Muslim giant military pincer maneuver continues to rapidly succeed for control of the Eastern Mediterranean formerly Sovereign Nations, will NATO's Turkey soon have to decide if Obama's failed "Pen and Phone, Whack-a-Mole" Military Exceptionalism, is better or worse than Putin or ISIS? Control of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Suez Canal by Russia's Navy would allow the free flow of Muslim Militant's Oil to the Russian-controlled Ukraine Oil Pipelines to Europe, at a mutually beneficial price to Putin and ISIS, of course.
  • Watch: UKIP Leader Says Obama Wants To Kill Britain Through Islamic Immigration

    11/17/2015 1:27:32 PM PST · by JSDude1 · 33 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | Nov 17, 2015 | Andre Walker
    http://townhall.com/tipsheet/andrewalker/2015/11/17/watch-ukip-leader-says-obama-wants-to-kill-britain-through-islamic-immigration-n2082088
  • Pitssburgh Early favorites in Super Bowl XL

    01/22/2006 7:05:17 PM PST · by Perdogg · 73 replies · 766+ views
    01/22/06 | Perdogg
    Super Bowl XL February 5, 2006 Game Time: 6:38pm EST ABC-TV Ford Field, Detroit Seattle Seahawks (15-3) (NFC) (+160) Vs Pittsburgh Steelers (14-5) (AFC) -3.5 (-180) O/U 47 Last meeting , November 2nd, 2003 Seattle Over Pittsburgh 23-16
  • [Detroit] Lions news is bad news

    12/12/2006 10:07:00 AM PST · by SunkenCiv · 419 replies · 3,799+ views
    realfootball365.com ^ | December 12, 2006 | Os Davis
    ...With a record of 2-11, the silver-and-Honolulu blue are firmly entrenched at No. 32 on any power poll in this spiral arm of the galaxy. Entrenched, that is, until another loss drops them behind Ohio State, Florida and the Hamburg Sea Devils. Think it can't get worse? Hey, this is the Lions. NFL schedule makers saw fit to arrange the endgame Kitty Cats' so, so long season likewise: at the Green Bay Packers where the Lions haven't won since a guy named Brett Favre took over there (that's right, 1992); against the Chicago Bears in a game which figures to...
  • Cecilia Sarkozy: a French first lady in cowboy boots?

    05/06/2007 1:25:00 PM PDT · by West Coast Conservative · 5 replies · 766+ views
    AFP ^ | May 6, 2007
    Cecilia Sarkozy, whose husband Nicolas was elected Sunday as France's new president, is a fiercely independent former model and PR executive unlikely to fit easily into the discreet role of first lady. "I don't see myself as a first lady. It bores me. I prefer going round in combat trousers and cowboy boots. I don't fit the mould," the elegant 49-year-old brunette has said. Her arrival at the Elysee will certainly send in a blast of modernity after 12 years of the Chiracs, whose bourgeois respectability sat well with the Louis XV furniture of the 18th century palace. Like the...
  • The World a Century from Now

    12/31/2004 12:46:20 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 24 replies · 930+ views
    the current writer, et al | December 31 2004 | SunkenCiv, et al
    from "http://dieoff.org/": Will Limits Of The Earth's Resources Control Human Numbers? David Pimentel, O. Bailey, P. Kim,E. Mullaney, J. Calabrese,L. Walman, F. Nelson, and X. YaoFebruary 25, 1999The current world population is about 6 billion. Based on the present growth rate of 1.5% per year, the population is projected to double in approximately 46 years (PRB, 1996). Because population growth can not continue indefinitely, society can either voluntarily control its numbers or let natural forces such as disease, malnutrition, and other disasters limit human numbers (Pimentel et al., 1994a; Bartlett, 1997-98). Increasing human numbers, especially in urban areas, and...
  • Western Illinois University Predicts a Bernie Sanders Victory in 2016

    11/15/2015 5:33:01 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 39 replies
    NBC Chicago ^ | 11/03/2015 | By Colleen Connolly
    The results are in for one Illinois university's famous mock presidential election, but the clear winner may surprise some. Western Illinois University's mock election predicted a landslide victory for Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders, with running mate Martin O'Malley, in 2016. The predicted Sanders-O'Malley ticket garnered 404 electoral votes to Jeb Bush-Marco Rubio's 114 votes. In the popular vote, Sanders earned 741 votes (49 percent) to Bush's 577 (38 percent). The famously accurate mock election correctly predicted the outcomes of the 2008 and 2012 elections, and the university claims it's the "largest and most elaborate mock presidential simulation in the nation."...
  • Here are the 10 countries that may not survive the next 20 years

    12/31/2015 11:49:42 PM PST · by Leaning Right · 47 replies
    Australian National Review ^ | Dec 28, 2015 | Gabriela Motroc
    Due to a plethora of reasons, there are at least ten countries which may not survive the next 20 years. Although the list concocted by Top Lists remains highly speculative, it is worth knowing which nations may become extinct.
  • FReeper Predictions for 2016

    12/31/2015 2:45:15 PM PST · by Momaw Nadon · 61 replies
    Free Republic ^ | Thursday, December 31, 2015 | Free Republic
    Happy New Year's Eve to all at Free Republic!!! Make your predictions for 2016. Good Luck!!!
  • America Will Elect Its First Latino President — and Other New Year’s Predictions

    12/31/2015 1:25:37 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    National Review ^ | 12/30/2015 | David French
    New Year's predictions are always perilous. The only thing that's truly predictable is that unpredicted events will upset the most-careful plans and surprise the most-seasoned professionals. Look no further than Donald Trump's shocking rise and enduring popularity as proof that pundits and consultants often don't know half as much as we think we know. But it takes more than a few surprises to drive us out of the prediction business. So with full knowledge that everything I say is liable to be proven wrong within days or weeks, here goes with a few, modest predictions for 2016: America will...
  • Vanity - Post your predictions for 2016

    12/31/2015 5:15:17 AM PST · by AdmSmith · 57 replies
    Post your predictions for 2016 - Anything from Politics, Arts, Sports, Weather, to Business and Economy.
  • Stratfor has 11 chilling predictions for what the world will look like in 10 years

    12/26/2015 9:29:03 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 57 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 12/26/2015 | Armin Rosen
    Earlier this year, private intelligence firm Strategic Forecasting, or Stratfor, recently published its Decade Forecast in which it projects the next 10 years of global political and economic developments. While international analysts often try their hand at predicting the major events of the coming year, Stratfor believes that it's identified the major trends of the next 10. In many ways, Stratfor thinks the world a decade from now will be more dangerous place, with US power waning and other prominent countries experiencing a period of chaos and decline. 1. Russia will collapse ... "There will not be an uprising against...
  • The College Football Czar: 2015-16 Bowl Game Picks

    12/18/2015 9:08:12 PM PST · by Daniel Clark · 9 replies
    The Shinbone: The Frontier of the Free Press ^ | December 18, 2015 | Daniel Clark
    The College Football Czar: 2015-16 Bowl Game Picks Week fourteen in review: Things held true to form as far as the national championship picture is concerned, leaving no serious debate about which four teams belong in the semifinals. Nevertheless, ESPN devoted a significant portion of its bowl preview show to a discussion about whether the playoff should immediately be expanded to eight teams. The Czar won't bore you by explaining again why this would be a disaster. Suffice it to point out that Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly, Mark Cuban and President Obama are all for it. If that doesn't...
  • Three Predictions Come True

    12/04/2015 2:57:55 PM PST · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | December 4, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Damn right. I tell you, I predicted it yesterday. I predicted three things on this program. I predicted the media would start to humanize the perpetrators, humanize them and make victims out of them. I predicted yesterday that... Cookie, I want you to go find these. I want you to go find these in the transcripts and actually roll the audio off so I can document the predictions I made yesterday. Just now... Remember this. I predicted that a possible excuse for Syed Farook "Climate Change" would be that was radicalized by his wife. I predicted that...
  • The College Football Czar: Week 14

    12/03/2015 7:49:02 PM PST · by Daniel Clark · 4 replies
    The Shinbone: The Frontier of the Free Press ^ | December 3, 2015 | Daniel Clark
    The College Football Czar: Week 14 Week thirteen in review: LSU has decided to keep coach Fewer Miles, although the College Football Czar wonders why he bothers to stick around. In 11 years in Baton Rouge, Miles has compiled a record of 111-32, highlighted by the 2007 national championship. Yet, athletic director Joe Avella allowed rumors of the coach's imminent firing to swirl for two weeks before finally addressing the question, at which time he insultingly advised Miles to focus on his upcoming game against Texas A&M. The Tigers won that contest by a typically LSU-ian score of 19-7, after...
  • Political Prediction Market: Cruz edges ahead of Trump

    11/27/2015 6:33:59 PM PST · by gwgn02 · 22 replies
    CNN ^ | 11/27/15 | Sophie Tatum
    Donald Trump is still the GOP front-runner in opinion polls, but Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has seen a surge on CNN's Political Prediction Market, and is now seen by players as more likely than the billionaire businessman to be the Republican nominee. Cruz's odds -- which stand at 21% -- are greater than Trump's 20% odds for the first time, according to the Political Prediction Market, a live, online game, conducted by the company Pivit for CNN. It uses polling data and input from its 25,000 users to predict outcomes. Play the Political Prediction Market at cnn.com/Predict Movement on the...
  • The College Football Czar: Week 13

    11/24/2015 7:55:34 PM PST · by Daniel Clark · 25 replies
    The Shinbone: The Frontier of the Free Press ^ | November 24, 2015 | Daniel Clark
    The College Football Czar: Week 13 Week twelve in review: Clemson and Iowa are the only remaining undefeated teams after Ohio State, Oklahoma State and Houston were all toppled last Saturday. In the new CFP ratings, OSU has now plummeted past the Michigan State team that upset them, a development that would not likely have happened under the old BCS system. As much as it may feel right to the CFP committee that the head-to-head winner should have the higher ranking, it isn't really logical, which is why the computer-influenced BCS might have figured it differently. The Buckeyes' only loss...
  • Here's How/Why Jeb Bush Will Win the GOP Nomination

    11/19/2015 3:25:43 PM PST · by detective · 36 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 11/19/2015 | Andy Ostroy
    A new poll out of New Hampshire shows front runner Donald Trump gaining momentum while Dr. Ben Carson is losing ground. And herein lies the makings of Jeb Bush's path to the Republican presidential nomination.
  • The College Football Czar: Week 12

    11/19/2015 7:47:43 PM PST · by Daniel Clark · 7 replies
    The Shinbone: The Frontier of the Free Press ^ | November 19, 2015 | Daniel Clark
    The College Football Czar: Week 12 Week eleven in review: For those readers who are unsure about the chronology, last week's issue was published the night before Gary Pinkel announced his retirement due to his having been diagnosed with lymphoma. Had this been revealed a day sooner, the College Football Czar would have thought it distasteful to criticize the coach over the previous week's events. Nevertheless, Pinkel's unfortunate personal circumstance and his handling of the campus "hunger strike" are two separate issues. What the Czar wrote about the latter is accurate, and he retracts nothing. The number of undefeated teams...
  • The College Football Czar: Week 11

    11/12/2015 7:49:38 PM PST · by Daniel Clark · 13 replies
    The Shinbone: The Frontier of the Free Press ^ | November 12, 2015 | Daniel Clark
    The College Football Czar: Week 11 Week ten in review: The number of unbeaten teams has dwindled to six, as TCU, LSU, Michigan State, Memphis and Toledo were all defeated. There can be no more than four left by the start of the bowl season, because Baylor and Oklahoma State must play each other, and Ohio State and Iowa are on course to meet in the Big Ten title game. The CFP isn’t placing such a high value on that 0 in the L-column, though, and that's a good thing. As great a season as 9-0 Iowa is having, it's...
  • How polling poisoned the political well

    11/08/2015 3:41:14 PM PST · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | November 8, 2015 | JAZZ SHAW
    Has political polling reached the end of the line? While some won’t find it as terribly shocking anymore, the polls in Kentucky which had previously been considered among the most reliable missed the Bevin win in the governor’s race by a wide margin. This wasn’t the first time either. The last few cycles down there saw the Bluegrass Poll taking one hit after another and they responded this week with something of an apology. The wide gulf between the results of Tuesday’s election races and the most recent Bluegrass Poll is a source of frustration for the Herald-Leader and its...
  • The College Football Czar: Week 10

    11/05/2015 7:23:41 PM PST · by Daniel Clark · 14 replies
    The Shinbone: The Frontier of the Free Press ^ | November 5, 2015 | Daniel Clark
    The College Football Czar Week 10 Week nine in review: The College Football Czar had his best week to this point in the season, although it would've been one game better if not for the officiating slapstick routine that took place at the end of the Miami-Duke game. The Hurricanes were allowed to score on a last-second kickoff return, which involved eight laterals, one pitch while the ball-carrier was already down, at least one illegal block, one announcement that the play was under review, two more announcements that the play was still under review, and the apparent review of an...