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  • Hillary Must NEVER Become President Says Woman who Exposed Bill's Affair

    07/29/2015 11:45:34 AM PDT · by sevinufnine · 13 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 7/28/15 | Laura Collins
    Tripp explained: 'I think the most compelling thing about Hillary is that she will stop at nothing to achieve her end and that she views the public as plebeians easily seduced into believing her point of view.' Hillary operates on the assumption that the rules do not apply to her or her husband. I watched her on countless occasions blatantly lie to the American people and knowingly lie.
  • Study: Bullies Have Higher Self-Esteem, Lower Depression Rates

    07/29/2015 9:29:31 AM PDT · by rktman · 45 replies
    atlanta.cbslocal.com ^ | 7/28/2015 | unknown
    Bullying behaviors are linked to higher self-esteem, social status, and a lower rate of depression, according to a new provocative study. Researchers at Simon Fraser University observed a group of high school students finding that bullies had the highest self esteem, greatest social status, and were less likely to be depressed, as reported by National Post.
  • New Hampshire: Trump Leads, Bush Seconds

    07/28/2015 4:24:04 PM PDT · by Reno89519 · 26 replies
    Monmouth University ^ | July 28, 2015 | Monmouth University (Patrick Murray)
    One-quarter of likely GOP primary voters in New Hampshire currently support Donald Trump (24%), with Jeb Bush placing second at 12%. Roundi ng out the top ten are newly announced candidate John Kasich (7%), Scott Walker (7%), Marco Rubi o (6%), Ben Carson (5%), Rand Paul (5%), Chris Christie (4%), Carly Fiorina (3%) and Ted Cruz (3%) . Mike Huckabee, Bobby Jindal, and George Pataki each get 2%, while Rick Perry, Rick Santorum, Lind sey Graham, and Jim Gilmore earn 1% or less.. Another 14% of likely primary voters are undecided. snip
  • Obama set veto record!!! well, no, actually he doesn't.

    07/28/2015 9:19:26 AM PDT · by FreeAtlanta · 7 replies
    vanity ^ | 7/28/2015 | freeAtlanta
      Summary of Bills Vetoed, 1789-present Additional information about veto power and procedure can be found on the Vetoes page. President (Years) Coinciding Congresses Vetoes Regular Pocket Total Overridden Barack H. Obama (2009-present) 114-111 4  0  4  0  George W. Bush (2001-2009) 110-107 12  0  12  4  William J. Clinton (1993-2001) 106-103 36  1  37  2  George H. W. Bush (1989-1993) 1 102-101 29  15  44  1  Ronald Reagan (1981-1989) 2 100-97 39  39  78  9  Jimmy Carter (1977-1981) 96-95 13  18  31  2  Gerald R. Ford (1974-1977) 94-93 48  18  66  12  Richard M. Nixon (1969-1974) 93-91 26 ...
  • Judging the Governors [Who are running for President in 2016]

    07/27/2015 7:09:09 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    National Review ^ | 07/27/2015 | Kevin Hassett
    As the presidential-election season kicks off, governors from all over America are seeking the Republican nomination. Historically, voters in presidential elections have tended to favor the executive experience of governors, and it seems more likely than not that the eventual Republican nominee will be one of these gentlemen. A governor is different from other politicians in that he governs an identifiable state for an identifiable period of time, and thus can be empirically associated with an economic track record in a way that a senator or a heart surgeon cannot. Economics, however, remains an inexact science. Even if a million...
  • Dogs in the Basement, Yapping

    07/26/2015 2:08:58 AM PDT · by canuck_conservative · 30 replies
    FR ^ | Sunday, July 26, 2015 | cc
    Pataki, Christie, Perry, Graham, Santorum ... let's be honest, none of these guys has any chance of winning the Republican nomination. Zero. (They're all bland, boring, and politically correct.) In fact, any of them will be lucky just to make the "top 10" cut. So what's their motivation? Cabinet position? (Like Lindsay Graham is gonna talk Trump into making him Secretary of Defense in exchange for his 1% of the voters??) Or are they GOP-e suicide moles being pushed only to take out any non-approved frontrunner? Designated troublemakers?
  • Lincoln Chafee: Awful Bad, Awful Sad

    07/25/2015 9:39:43 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 25, 2015 | Arthur Schaper
    For the first time in national history, a Rhode Island native son is running for President: Lincoln Chafee. “Stumbling” is more accurate, since shortly after declaring an exploratory committee, he fumbled into making himself a full-fledged candidate, and all the campaign finance hoopla which accompanies it. A one-term Republican US Senator, then one-term Independent Governor, Chafee entered the 2016 Presidential Election as a Democrat. Confused? Cable news program Common Sense openly derided his ambitions: “Are you kidding me?” MSNBC took his campaign seriously enough, asked him serious questions, and Chafee already looked like a deer in headlights. Joining the repeal...
  • Ted Cruz's insane plan for winning the presidency

    07/20/2015 7:00:32 AM PDT · by thetallguy24 · 37 replies
    The Week ^ | 7/20/15 | Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry
    Did you hear Ted Cruz is running for president? Did you hear that he's perhaps the most conservative candidate in the race, and absolutely adored by a subsection of the base, which, according to conventional political logic, makes his candidacy both dangerous and doomed? Most observers are torn between the idea that Cruz is running to boost his profile, knowing full well that he can't win the nomination, and the idea that he's delusional enough to think he can win. I've actually argued that Ted Cruz has a path to the nomination. The conventional wisdom is that in Republican primaries,...
  • [Vanity] Am I the Only One?

    07/19/2015 6:54:47 PM PDT · by TBP · 60 replies
    My memory | Today | Me
    Am I the only one who has noticed that Donald Trump stole Ronald Reagan's c campaign slogan from 1980?
  • Playboy Interview: Donald Trump (good & bad)

    07/19/2015 7:43:44 AM PDT · by canuck_conservative · 19 replies
    Playboy.com ^ | October 2004 | David Hochman
    ...What kind of son were you? Were you rebellious? I was very bad. That’s why my parents sent me to a military academy..... Is it true that you’ve never had a glass of alcohol? I’ve never had drugs and never had alcohol and never had a cup of coffee.... Do you think Trump Tower and your other buildings will bear your name a hundred years from now? No, I don’t think so. Why? I don’t think any building will be here—and unless we have some very smart people ruling it, the world will not be the same place in a...
  • Obama Agrees to Massive Stimulus Plan… For Iran.

    07/17/2015 2:51:08 PM PDT · by dragonblustar · 39 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | July 16, 2015 | Scot Vorse
    On Tuesday, President Obama signed an agreement that equates to a $1,300 impact on every family in America — one of the largest stimulus packages in history. The only problem is that this money is not going to help put food on the table of struggling Americans. In fact, quite the opposite. This money is the $150 billion signing bonus that the Obama administration is giving Iran as part of the nuclear deal. And what is worse, National Security Adviser Susan Rice said on Wednesday’s Situation Room on CNN, “We should expect” that some of the money Iran gets as...
  • Next president has plenty of options with this crowd

    07/17/2015 7:56:15 AM PDT · by luke1825 · 1 replies
    lowell sun ^ | july 17 | Peter Lucas
    If nothing else, the current race for president proves overwhelmingly that the GOP has a bigger and more diverse bench than the Democrats. There are now 16 (and counting) Republicans running for president compared to only Hillary Clinton and four others battling it out for the Democratic nomination. And that would not even be a contest if frontrunner Hillary did not lose ground every time she launches her "Rope the Dopes" campaign against reporters who can't get close enough to ask her questions she cannot or will not answer
  • Statement by the President on the Occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr

    07/16/2015 6:18:33 PM PDT · by Nachum · 86 replies
    whitehouse.gov ^ | 7/16/15 | The White House
    Michelle and I would like to extend our warmest wishes to Muslims in the United States and around the world celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr. As Muslims mark the end of the month, they are reminded that Ramadan is a time to reflect spiritually, build communally, and aid those in need. While Eid marks the end of Ramadan, it marks a new beginning for each individual – a reason to celebrate and express gratitude on this holiday. For millions of Muslims, the morning of Eid is marked with the call to prayer echoing through cities and towns across the globe. Millions of people...
  • Why I Support Donald Trump’s Campaign – And It’s Probably Not What You Think…

    07/14/2015 7:01:59 PM PDT · by Art in Idaho · 173 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | July 13, 2015 | sundance
    Begin with the end in mind – I’m not trying to convince anyone that Donald Trump is running a campaign to actually win the GOP nomination. Factually, I’m as uncertain and perhaps more skeptical as the next person. However, given that Trump has actually done things he normally wouldn’t do if this was a mere publicity stunt (ie. stock divestitures, removal of conflicts etc.), for the sake of intellectual argument, I’m going to assume, cautiously yet optimistically, he’s in it to win it. Argument #1 – After all, he’s been a democrat, an independent, a Republican, and well, I have...
  • Quotes of the day

    07/13/2015 7:30:04 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | July 13, 2015 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    Scott Walker, the political phenomenon who rose to national fame by taking on unions in one of the most blue-collar states, announced Monday that he’ll seek the Republican nomination for president, using his kick-off rally to throw red meat to his conservative supporters. “Americans want to vote for something and for someone,” Walker told the roaring crowd in Waukesha, Wisconsin. “So tonight, let me tell you what I’m for. I’m for reform, growth, safety. I’m for transferring power from Washington into the hands of hard working tax payers in all states across the country, that’s real reform.”…“I realize unlike some...
  • EXCLUSIVE: ABC’s David Muir Interviews Scott Walker Ahead of Expected Presidential Announcement

    07/12/2015 2:59:23 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 32 replies
    ABC News ^ | 7-12-15 | Jordan Phelps
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will sit down for an exclusive interview with ABC's David Muir, anchor of “World News Tonight with David Muir,” just one day before he is expected to announce his presidential campaign. Portions of the interview will air Monday on “Good Morning America,” "World News Tonight," “Nightline,” and ABCNews.com. Muir will also sit down with Walker’s wife, Tonette, and their two sons, Matt, 21, and Alex, 19. Walker, 47, first gained national notoriety in 2011, when he took steps to dramatically limit the collective bargaining powers of most of the state’s public unions, including teachers. After successfully...
  • Quotes of the day

    07/11/2015 8:29:20 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | July 11, 2015 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    Donald Trump did not back down from controversial statements he made about immigration from Mexico, telling reporters Friday that his comments were taken out of context, and repeating his statements that Mexico is sending people to the U.S. that “Mexico doesn’t want.” Trump spoke at the Beverly Wilshire hotel in Beverly Hills after meeting with families of those killed by undocumented immigrants.“People came into the country illegally and killed their children. And it’s a very, very, sad thing what’s happening with our country … And nobody wants to talk about it,” Trump said. Trump also referenced the high-profile killing of...
  • Trump: I've got 'nothing to apologize for'

    07/09/2015 5:04:09 PM PDT · by free_life · 41 replies
    Trump takes this MSNBC democrat operative out back and teaches her what it is when you try to take on a strong leader. He doesn't back down an inch and gives her both barrels over and over. She never stood a chance. This is how I want a President to deal with the media, which is nothing more than a propaganda machine for the Democrat party.
  • Graham: God might smite Obama with lightning

    07/08/2015 6:40:32 AM PDT · by stars & stripes forever · 60 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 7-8-2015 | Bob Unruh
    One of the highest-profile Christian leaders in America, Franklin Graham of Samaritan’s Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, is hinting that Barack Obama is deliberately setting himself up in opposition to God. On his Facebook page Tuesday, Graham, who has kept up a steady stream of comments on the “gay”-rights agenda, brought up the subject again. He noted Obama’s decision to promote homosexuality with colored lights at the White House after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 26 the Constitution grants same-sex couples a right to marriage. “He had the gall to disgrace the White House by lighting it...
  • New Jersey Dems will try to legislate Chris Christie out of office [Can't run for POTUS and be Gov.]

    07/07/2015 4:53:55 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/07/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    I have to give a hat tip to Politico for coming up with the right title for this story: New Jersey Democrats troll Chris Christie. When it comes to completely frivolous legislation, New Jersey may be taking the cake. The Democrats there, apparently unhappy that Chris Christie is running for president (or just generally unhappy that he exists), are hoping to pass legislation making it illegal for him to do so and force him to resign. A pair of Democratic lawmakers, state Sens. Raymond Lesniak and Loretta Weinberg, are likely to cosponsor legislation that would require Christie and future...
  • Presidential Candidate Jim Webb on the Issues

    07/02/2015 5:08:31 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    New York Times ^ | 07/02/2015 | By NICHOLAS FANDOS
    Jim Webb, a Virginia Democrat who was elected to the Senate in 2006 and served a single term, announced on Thursday that he is running for president. Mr. Webb, a Vietnam veteran and former Navy secretary under President Ronald Reagan, has policy positions do not fall neatly along party lines. Here is where he stands on the issues. Foreign Policy Mr. Webb has been a persistent critic of the Iraq war, warning in 2002 that “those who are pushing for a unilateral war in Iraq know full well that there is no exit strategy if we invade.” He has also...
  • Jim Webb Announces 2016 Presidential Run

    07/02/2015 11:50:26 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    NBC News ^ | 07/02/2015
    Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb announced in an email Thursday that he will seek the Democratic nomination for president. "I understand the odds, particularly in today's political climate where fair debate is so often drowned out by huge sums of money," Webb said in the email. "But our country needs a fresh approach to solving the problems that confront us and too often unnecessarily divide us," he added.
  • Democrat Jim Webb joins 2016 White House race

    07/02/2015 11:16:29 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 38 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 2, 2015
    Former Democratic Virginia Sen. Jim Webb is jumping in the race for president. Fox News has obtained a message from Webb that is expected to go out on social media later Thursday.
  • Three ways conservatives can take out gay marriage: (Vanity).

    06/29/2015 10:42:55 PM PDT · by JSDude1 · 40 replies
    Me | 6-28-2015 | JSDude1
    Ok so here's my take on ways that conservatives can take on gay marriage legally and reverse this aweful decision. #1. We can through the legislative process radically simplify the tax code so that it doesn't deal with marriage and is much simpler, also make it so that anyone can easily gain the power of atty, inheritance from anyone else. Marriage where it intersects with government would be separated, the government wouldn't have the motivation or the power to regulate marriage. Any kind of "marriage certificate issued by the govt. would be moot and void. We'd basically be back to...
  • Hillary Clinton 2016 - I Want It Now (New Campaign Commercial)

    06/28/2015 2:03:23 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 17 replies
    Youtube ^ | 6-28-2015
    This really is disturbing...
  • One America News Network Poll Shows Senator Ted Cruz Leading.

    06/18/2015 8:31:55 AM PDT · by MN_Mike · 15 replies
    ABC 13 ^ | June 18, 2016 | One America News Network
    The results show strong numbers for Senator Ted Cruz, the first GOP candidate to announce, leading the pack just breaking the 30% mark at 30.4%. Senator Rand Paul comes in second with a strong 24.2% showing. Governor Scott Walker rounds out the top three with 9.6%. Rounding out the top five are Dr. Ben Carson at 6.6% and Senator Marco Rubio at 6.1% running neck and neck. Governor Jeb Bush just missed finishing in the top five, with a sixth place finish at 2.5%. Carly Fiorina is on the heels of Governor Bush, trailing by only 0.4% with a seventh...
  • Why Marco Rubio scares all other presidential candidates

    06/18/2015 6:33:41 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies
    New York Post ^ | 06/18/2015 | John Podhoretz
    Ever get the feeling the candidate who is making other candidates worry the most is Marco Rubio? Your feeling is on the money. On Sunday, Hillary Rodham Clinton relaunched her campaign, trying to tag Republicans by saying they are singing the old Beatles song “Yesterday” — a deliberate effort to turn Rubio’s own stinging charge in April that she was a “leader from yesterday” who “began a campaign for president by promising to take us back to yesterday” back on him. Not to be outdone, on Monday, Jeb Bush officially began his run for the presidency with a passive-aggressive assault...
  • Radio's Hugh Hewitt: Ted Cruz Is The Republican Frontrunner For 2016

    06/17/2015 4:20:48 PM PDT · by MN_Mike · 69 replies
    Huffington Live Interview ^ | June 17, 2015 | Hugh Hewitt
    Hugh's advice to Hillary: turn down any debate with Ted Cruz, he will whip the floor with you.
  • Donald Trump announces his 2016 candidacy - yes, really!

    06/16/2015 3:45:57 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 64 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/16/15 | Robert Laurie
    Sadly, the American dream is dead. But if I get elected President I’ll bring it back. Bigger, better, and stronger than ever before.” That’s the word from billionaire real estate mogul Donald Trump who, just moments ago, announced he was running for President. I don’t have much to add to his bombastic speech, so I’ll simply say this. Whatever happens with Trump’s candidacy, it was incredibly refreshing to hear someone who is unapologetic about their wealth and success. 2012 gave us a mealy-mouthed Mitt Romney who was constantly trying to shirk the fact that he was a well-heeled success story....
  • Donald Trump: ‘I Will Be the Greatest Jobs President That God Ever Created’

    06/16/2015 10:40:17 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 91 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 06/16/2015 | Bridget Johnson
    Declaring to be “the greatest jobs president that God ever created,” billionaire Donald Trump entered the Republican presidential contest today as its 12th candidate.Trump went way off script for the long announcement in New York, starting off with a dig at Rick Perry’s sweaty airplane hangar announcement.“Some of the candidates, they went in. They didn’t know the air-conditioner didn’t work. They sweated like dogs… How are they going to beat ISIS? I don’t think it’s gonna happen,” he said.Mexico, he said, is “laughing at us, at our stupidity” as they import drugs and “rapists” into the United States. “And...
  • Five reasons Jeb Bush will be the next president

    06/15/2015 2:24:11 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 93 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 06/15/2015 | BY JASON RUSSELL
    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will launch his presidential campaign Monday in Miami. Much will happen to change the shape of the race between now and November 2016. But given what we know now, I predict that Bush will become the 45th president of the United States. Here are five reasons why: 1. Bush is seeking to grow the Republican Party. Rather than trying to expand his support among conservative voters, Bush is trying to make inroads with moderate, swing voters. For example, when I've heard Bush talk about his education reforms in Florida, he doesn't just give conservative talking...
  • Jeb Bush: I cry, I'm introverted, but I want to be president

    06/15/2015 6:24:31 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 26 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 06/15/15 | oanna Walter and Raf Sanchez
    In a key-note interview, he described his father, the first President George Bush, as the “greatest man alive” and said the mere thought of him might make him cry. "I need to share my heart to show a little bit about my life experience," Mr Bush said in the video.
  • Is Ted Cruz Too Smart to Be President?

    06/14/2015 1:52:33 PM PDT · by MN_Mike · 107 replies
    Doug Ross @ Journal ^ | June 14, 2015 | Dan Friedman
    Consider this a free seminar on the intricacies of enacting a trade deal in Congress. Only last week the media was all atwitter about Cruz jumping the Conservative ship, and voting to support (parts of) Obama’s pacific trade pact. This is complicated stuff, and not very sexy. You simply can’t explain it with a sound bite. But listen to this twenty-minute radio interview with Cruz as he brilliantly breaks down his position and in the process teaches us a lot about foreign trade, the Congressional process, and himself. People who question Ted Cruz’s “electability” are missing the point. The question...
  • Republican Senator (Jeff Sessions) Warns Secret Obamatrade Creates‘Pacific Union’ Akin To EUnion

    06/11/2015 3:57:55 PM PDT · by xzins · 16 replies
    RightWingNews ^ | 11 Jun 15 | John Brodgian
    Are you as confused about the Trade Promotion Authority bill/trade agreement/drama as much as I am? Sen. Jeff Sessions is one of it’s most outspoken critics, and was on “Hannity” recently to warn about what’s being discussed… “I’ve been there three times and I can tell you it is far more than a trade agreement,” he said. “It is a creating of an economic union. The congressional resource said it is a wide-ranging political and economic partnership that is created where the Sultan of Brunei gets one vote. The president of the United States gets one vote. Twelve countries –...
  • Sorry, but the Obama Playbook Isn’t Going to Work for Hillary

    06/10/2015 4:32:33 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    National Review ^ | 06/10/2015 | Jonah Goldberg
    Almost exactly two months after Hillary Rodham Clinton’s official announcement that she’s running for president, she will give her first “official campaign announcement speech,” on June 13, according to her Twitter account. In other words, the Clinton campaign wants a do-over. Her first rollout was the most disastrous nonfatal presidential campaign debut in modern memory, so she wants another. Her initial announcement video in April — which most outlets accurately reported as her official announcement — was well done. After that, everything went downhill; a steady stream of news stories and damning allegations about her family foundation and tenure as...
  • Obama Pays Parking Tickets 17 Years Late (Oldie but a goodie because of the Rubio flap)

    06/05/2015 4:20:26 PM PDT · by blueyon · 12 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | March 8, 2007 | AP???
    BOSTON -- Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama got more than an education when he attended Harvard Law School in the late 1980s. He also got a healthy stack of parking tickets, most of which he never paid. The Illinois Senator shelled out $375 in January _ two weeks before he officially launched his presidential campaign _ to finally pay for 15 outstanding parking tickets and their associated late fees. The story was first reported Wednesday by The Somerville News. Obama received 17 parking tickets in Cambridge between 1988 and 1991, mostly for parking in a bus stop, parking without a...
  • Forget Hillary and Jeb, here's who Wall Street really wants to run for president

    06/04/2015 11:24:11 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 06/04/2015 | LINETTE LOPEZ
    Wall Street wants Michael Bloomberg to run for president, but the billionaire isn't budging. At the Yale CEO Summit this week, the talk was of "drafting Bloomberg" however possible. The former New York City mayor seems like the perfect solution for Wall Street's problems with the current field of presidential candidates. The Street sees him as a centrist technocrat who adeptly managed one of the most complex cities in the world. They think he understands the global business community. Rumblings about a Bloomberg run are especially strong at several bulge bracket banks, including Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Merrill once...
  • WATCH LIVE: Rick Perry Announces 2016 Presidential Run

    06/04/2015 10:01:21 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 181 replies
    Mediate ^ | 6-4-2015 | Mediate
    Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) is set to announce his presidential candidacy on Thursday afternoon in Addison, Texas.
  • American Express President Dies Suddenly On Flight From Japan To New York

    05/29/2015 4:38:43 PM PDT · by Nachum · 57 replies
    CBS New York ^ | 5/29/15 | CBSNewYork
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) –– Ed Gilligan, the president of American Express, has died. He was 55 years old. Gilligan died after becoming ill on a flight from Japan to New York. Gilligan was named the company’s president two years ago and joined American Express in 1980 while still a student at New York University, according to the Wall Street Journal. He was widely considered a possible successor to CEO Ken Chenault, WSJ reported. Chenault made the announcement via a letter to Amex employees Friday: With the heaviest of hearts, I must share some devastating news. Ed Gilligan – President of...
  • Obama: I Have Been Called "The First Jewish President"

    05/23/2015 3:53:29 PM PDT · by Libloather · 190 replies
    On Friday, President Obama spoke at a Jewish American Heritage Month celebration being held at the Adas Israel synagogue in Washington, D.C. Wearing a yarmulke, Obama addressed his Jewish gravitas, citing his two Jewish former chiefs of staff, saying he has been called America's "first Jewish president" by Jeffrey Goldberg, who recently interviewed him for The Atlantic. Goldberg was in attendance.
  • The 7 Reasons Marco Rubio Should Get the Republican Nomination for President

    05/21/2015 8:19:52 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 43 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 05/21/2015 | Scott Ott
    [Note from Scott Ott: The presidential primary process doesn't help us to decide who's qualified to bear the party standard, and to serve as chief executive. It's just our way of crushing the hopes and dreams of anyone who dares poke head from hole. Because you already know all of the reasons why every candidate, and potential candidate, has no right to expect the nomination, I'm going to write an utterly one-sided series on why each one should get it.]TodayÂ’s nominee: Senator Marco Rubio. (If youÂ’re concerned that IÂ’m not providing fair and balanced analysis, IÂ’m sure the folks...
  • Poll: Republicans more enthusiastic for 2016 field

    05/20/2015 12:03:47 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 3 replies
    CNN ^ | May 19, 2015 | Alexandra Jaffe
    Washington (CNN)Republicans are more positive about their slate of presidential contenders than they were around the same time during the last two campaigns, according to a new survey. The poll, from the Pew Research Center, found that 57% of Republican and Republican-leaning registered voters said they have an "excellent" or "good" impression of their party's presidential candidates. That compares to the 50% that viewed the GOP field positively in September of 2007, and the far fewer -- 44% -- that had a favorable view of the field in May of 2011. Democrats, meanwhile, are experiencing the opposite trend: they're less...
  • Are You Ready for President Biden? [Draft Biden!]

    05/19/2015 10:41:28 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 36 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | 5/19/2015 | Eleanor Clift
    Inside the long-shot effort to get the vice president on the ballot and stop Hillary's coronation. If these were ordinary times, a happy warrior like Joe Biden would be first out of the starting gate in the race for president. It would be so easy; politicking is what he loves to do. But with Hillary Clinton so dominant in the polls, Biden is hanging back, watching and waiting to see if maybe there’s an opening. He’s telling supporters in the early states that he’ll decide in the next four weeks, or by end of summer. On that thin thread, Draft...
  • Ohio Gov. John Kasich Virtually Certain to Run for President, Sources Say

    05/18/2015 7:44:53 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 39 replies
    ABC News ^ | 05/18/2015 | By JONATHAN KARL
    John Kasich is “virtually certain” to jump into the race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, sources close to the Ohio governor tell ABC News. Kasich has said his wife and daughters have given him a green light to run and in recent days Kasich has told his political advisors to begin preparing for a likely campaign. Kasich travels to New Hampshire in early June and recently did a fundraising trip to California. If he makes the final decision to run, he will make the announcement in late June or July.
  • Sen. Lindsey Graham on White House bid: 'I'm running'

    05/18/2015 7:42:54 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 71 replies
    Politico ^ | 05/18/2015 | By KATIE GLUECK
    Sen. Lindsey Graham said Monday that he will announce his decision about whether to run for president on June 1 in his hometown of Central, S.C., but left little doubt about his intentions by saying “I’m running.” “I’m running because of what you see on television, I’m running because I think the world is falling apart, I’ve been more right than wrong on foreign policy,” he said on “CBS This Morning,” when asked if he was running because he was unimpressed with the rest of the field (and appearing to dispense with the pretense that he hasn’t decided whether to...
  • Mark Levin to Reveal His Top 1-3 Choices for the Republican Presidential Nominee

    05/17/2015 11:07:03 AM PDT · by St_Thomas_Aquinas · 100 replies
    Mark Levin Show ^ | 5/15/15 | St. Thomas Aquinas
    Mark Levin announced on his 5/15/15 radio program that he will soon name his top one, two or three choices for the Republican presidential nominee. He said that he will be endorsing earlier than he usually does in the Republican primary process, because he wants to help prevent the RINO nominee from winning. He said that he will be announcing "soon."
  • George W. Bush Delivers Commencement Speech at SMU, Pokes Fun at Himself (1 min Video)

    05/16/2015 6:02:28 PM PDT · by blueyon · 78 replies
    Young Conservatives ^ | 5/16/17 | John S. Roberts
    Humility from a politician is more easy to come by from those on the Right, but you can completely forget about it from anyone who sides with the Left. Am I wrong? Obama, Reid, Pelosi, are they humble? Exactly. The one person who has taken a beating more than any individual on the planet for the past 15 years or so chooses a different path. Even during his time in office, President George W. Bush recognized that he wasn’t the most eloquent speaker who ever resided at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., but the fact remains that the guy is not one...
  • Can a President Change the Culture?

    05/11/2015 7:08:03 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    National Review ^ | 05/11/2015 | Quin Hillyer
    Jim Geraghty asked a good question (a frequent occurrence!) the other day on The Corner. “If you want to change American culture,” he wrote, in the light of the presidential-announcement themes of Ben Carson and Mike Huckabee, “should you be running for president?” Geraghty isn’t sure of the answer, and neither am I. It’s not immediately clear whether a political office, even the presidency, is as good a place from which to change the culture as is a movie studio or a sound stage or a college classroom. But there’s a parallel question that should concern conservatives at least as...
  • South Carolina Freedom Summit

    05/09/2015 8:29:25 AM PDT · by napscoordinator · 1 replies
    Greenville South Carolina Freedom Summit ^ | May 9, 2015 | NAPSCOORDINATOR
    This is a streaming video http://www.scfreedomsummit.com
  • Mike Huckabee set to announce presidential run Tuesday

    05/05/2015 6:51:11 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 42 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 05/05/2015 | By Karen Tumulty
    Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is slated to announce Tuesday that he will make a second bid for the Republican nomination. The challenges are formidable for the man who won the 2008 Iowa caucuses. In that earlier race, Huckabee, 59, a former Baptist preacher, struggled to expand his reach beyond evangelical voters, and ran out of money in subsequent contests. Huckabee is a gifted communicator. Polls have consistently shown that he has relatively high name recognition and popularity among Republicans. Early this year, he quit his television show on Fox News, so that he could more deeply explore the possibility...