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  • Bidenwatch: He might make a decision this week … maybe

    10/05/2015 7:21:02 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/05/2015 | Ed Morrissey
    At what point does indecision about whether to be a leader of his party, if not his nation, become self-parody? CBS News reports this morning that this will be the week that the man who can’t decide whether to run for the Democratic nomination for leader of the free world will finally make up his mind. Or it might be next week. Who knows? Vice President Joe Biden is nearing a decision on whether to run for president, and it could come as early as within the next seven to 10 days, according to three people familiar with his...
  • Online Test to determine which Presidential candidate's positions you really side with

    10/04/2015 6:47:04 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies ^ | 10/04/2015
    Answer the following questions to see which 2016 Presidential candidate you side with. CLICK ABOVE LINK TO TAKE THE TEST...
  • The fundamental reason why Cruz is the best choice

    09/30/2015 1:31:38 PM PDT · by Peter ODonnell · 48 replies
    self-published | Sept 30, 2015 | Peter O'Donnell
    What is the fundamental reason to select Senator Ted Cruz over a field of other candidates for the Republican presidential candidate? The answer lies in the constitution -- not in some part of the document, but in the IMPORTANCE of the document. Senator Cruz has established that he understands this fundamental fact, and relies on it more than any other candidate. And he has the experience and educational background to make that understanding more effectual. Why is the Constitution so particularly important in this presidential election? Was it not always equally important? It is more important because America, like many...
  • Chris Christie is still gridlocked by Bridgegate scandal two years later (Odd how media missed this)

    It’s been exactly two years since the closure of access lanes to the George Washington Bridge in New Jersey caused a traffic apocalypse – and Governor Chris Christie still seems stuck in the jam it created. After costing the jobs of multiple state functionaries, the ever-expanding scandal – inevitably nicknamed Bridgegate – claimed its biggest scalp so far on Tuesday, with the resignation of the CEO of United Airlines. The United executive, Jeff Smisek, had nothing to do with the lane closures. Instead he was caught up in a federal investigation the scandal kicked off into the dealings of the...
  • Center City's a Police State Pre-Pope (Philly under lockdown)

    09/25/2015 6:51:43 PM PDT · by Dave346 · 14 replies
    NBC 10 Philadelphia ^ | Updated at 1:13 PM EDT on Friday, Sep 25, 2015 | Morgan Zalot
    Philadelphians and visitors to the city woke up on Friday morning to a world of barricades and tight security measures as authorities prepare for Pope Francis' weekend arrival. Fencing blocked off areas starting just east of City Hall, requiring people in that area to walk north to Cherry Street, where security checkpoints were set up, if they need to get inside the perimeter. Maureen Shaeffer and Ruth Schanbacher, who both came from the suburbs to go to work, didn't know each other before Friday morning. But they bonded over the tricky security measures. "We've been brought together through adversity," Shaeffer...
  • Rasmussen Poll: Few Would Vote for a Muslim President

    09/25/2015 8:06:01 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | 09/25/2015
    Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson has been criticized by other candidates and the media for saying he could not support a Muslim for president of the United States. But guess what? Over half of U.S. voters agree. Fifty-one percent (51%) of Likely U.S. Voters say they would not personally be willing to vote for a Muslim president. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 28% say they would be willing to support a Muslim in the White House. A sizable 20% are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.) Fifty-two percent (52%) say most of their...
  • A Muslim President? Was Ben Carson Right?

    09/25/2015 7:54:32 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies ^ | September 25, 2015 | Pat Buchanan
    Beliefs matter. "Ideas Have Consequences," as conservative scholar Richard Weaver wrote in his classic of that title in 1948. Yet, for so believing, and so saying, Dr. Ben Carson has been subjected to a Rodney King-style night-sticking by the P.C. police.Asked by Chuck Todd on "Meet the Press" whether he could support a Muslim for president, Carson replied, "I would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation. I absolutely would not agree with that."Carson was not out of the studio before the airwaves were filled with denunciations. Nihad Awad, executive director of the Council on...

    09/24/2015 7:16:33 AM PDT · by shortstop · 25 replies ^ | 09/23/15 | Bob Lonsberry
    Ben Carson is right, a Muslim shouldn’t be president of the United States. And an American who votes accordingly is demonstrating not bigotry, but liberty. It is not a religious test, it is a personal choice. We may vote for or against whomever we like for whatever reason we like. That’s how free people roll. And there is a strong case to be made against voting for a Muslim for president. But before we get to that, let’s look at the criticism and anger sent Carson’s way since his statement. Everyone from Mitt Romney to the imam on the corner...
  • The issue with Ben Carson's Muslim president comments

    09/22/2015 9:16:06 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 9/22/2015 | James Arlandson
    There is a subtle problem with Dr. Carson's comment that he wouldn’t support a Muslim for president. I see three issues at work here. 1. Old Islamic law is incompatible with the Constitution. Easily proven: Old Islamic law does not allow for the separation of mosque and state, while our Constitution guarantees that separation. Old Islamic law does not allow for freedom of religion, while our Constitution does. Old Islamic law does not allow for free speech with regard to religion, while our Constitution does. Those three elements prove that this archaic law disqualifies itself for the modern world....
  • Carely Fiorina SINGS About Her Lazy Dog 'Snickers'

    09/22/2015 5:09:17 AM PDT · by kiryandil · 26 replies
    Carly Fiorina SINGS about her lazy dog 'Snickers', compares Trump to Putin and insists 'a Muslim CAN be President of the USA' in charming appearance on Jimmy Fallon Fiorina compared fellow GOP candidate Donald Trump to Vladimir Putin 'The two of them have a lot in common, actually,' she said Former Hewlett-Packard CEO has jumped to second-place behind Trump Also hit out at Ben Carson saying there wouldn't be a Muslim President 'I actually believe that people of faith make better leaders,' she said Finished the interview with a song about her 'lazy' dog, Snickers ...Fallon then asked whether Fiorina...
  • How Dr. Ben Carson Might Defend His 'No Muslim President' Remarks (If Only He Knew...)

    09/21/2015 6:01:22 PM PDT · by CharlesOConnell · 17 replies
    YouTube ^ | 9/21/2015 | CharlesOconnell
     Dr. Carson might have a chance of avoiding the 3rd rail of Progressive-Anti-Islamophobia if he could rationally explain why Sharia government in the era of Supreme Court tyranny isn't good for America. But he is too far removed from his Christian history to know how to articulate what he knows intuitively to be true. Fortunately a man named Robert R. Reilly knows the outline, starting with the principle that you don't go into a war of ideas unless you understand the ideas with which you are at war, and you yourself have an idea. (!) Mr. Reilly, something of an expert...
  • Cruz rebukes Carson for comments about Muslim president [Original title]

    09/21/2015 12:05:21 PM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 254 replies
    The Hill ^ | 9/21/15 | Mark Hensch
    <p>Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is criticizing GOP rival Ben Carson for saying that a Muslim should not be president of the United States.</p> <p>At a campaign stop in Des Moines, Iowa, on Sunday evening, Cruz said religious convictions should have no bearing on one’s fitness for the Oval Office.</p>

    09/21/2015 10:10:21 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Frontpage ^ | 09/21/2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    After weeks of fuming at Trump, the media types and faux conservatives are fuming at Ben Carson for making a very obvious point. But all they have to do to address Carson's point is prove him wrong. Here's how. The Islamic faith isn’t “consistent” with the U.S. Constitution, and a Muslim shouldn’t be president, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said. “I would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation,” Carson said on NBC’s 'Meet the Press' on Sunday. Late Sunday, he doubled down on those comments in an interview with The Hill. “I do not...
  • Ben Carson doubles down: No apologies for saying he wouldn’t back a Muslim for president

    09/21/2015 9:13:02 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 53 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/21/2015 | AllahPundit
    I think he just locked down Iowa. “I do not believe Sharia is consistent with the Constitution of this country,” Carson said. “Muslims feel that their religion is very much a part of your public life and what you do as a public official, and that’s inconsistent with our principles and our Constitution.”Carson said that the only exception he’d make would be if the Muslim running for office “publicly rejected all the tenants [sic] of Sharia and lived a life consistent with that.”

“Then I wouldn’t have any problem,” he said.However, on several occasions Carson mentioned “Taqiya,” a practice in...
  • Internet freaks out because Ben Carson doesn’t think a Muslim president is such a good idea

    09/21/2015 8:51:51 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 21 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/21/15 | Dan Calabrese
    Who does? This one follows a very familiar pattern. Here are the steps: 1. Public figure makes a statement that’s in line with what most people think, and say privately, but is considered beyond the pale for polite public discussion. 2. Media goes into overdrive reporting the story, except that there is no story. The mere fact that he expressed the opinion is the story, portrayed of course as the utterance of forbidden words. 3. Internet freaks out, except that the freakout is not so much about him being wrong as about the firestorm he should have known he’d invite...
  • Ben Carson is right, a Muslim president actually IS a bad idea, according to the Koran

    09/21/2015 7:49:27 AM PDT · by lifeofgrace · 18 replies ^ | 9/21/15 | Steve Berman
    On Sunday, a Muslim cleric declared that Fantasy Football is considered “haram”—that means forbidden by Islamic law.  That’s only the latest thing found to be off-limits for followers of Islam.  Islamic State clerics famously forbid the practice of pigeon breeding because “sight of the birds’ genitals as they fly overhead is offensive to Islam.” (Leading to perhaps the greatest headline in the history of publishing: “Allah Hates Pigeon Penises,” by Jonah Goldberg.) You might think these religious decrees are funny, or even quaint, but they’re dead serious, and form the strongest defense of Ben Carson’s statement on NBC’s Meet The Press, “I would...
  • Ted Cruz: It Would Be Unconstitutional To Keep Muslim From Running For Prez

    09/21/2015 7:19:23 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 156 replies
    TPM ^ | 09/21/2015 | ByCAITLIN MACNEAL
    Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) did not back up his fellow Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson when asked about the retired neurosurgeon's comment that Muslims should not be president of the United States. "You know, the Constitution specifies there shall be no religious test for public office and I am a constitutionalist," Cruz said at a Sunday taping of Iowa Public Television's "Iowa Press," according to the Des Moines Register. Carson on Sunday morning told NBC's "Meet the Press" that he would "not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation." In an interview with The Hill later...
  • Why Americans are uncomfortable voting for a Muslim for President

    09/20/2015 11:58:36 PM PDT · by Vision Thing · 51 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 21, 2015 | Ed Straker
    Ben Carson has said that it would not be appropriate for a Muslim to be president. I instinctively disagreed with classifying any group of people as unsuited to be president… (snip) …you don't see leaders of the Islamic community standing up and speaking out about the problems in the Islamic world… (snip) That's why Americans are uncomfortable with the idea of a Muslim president, because there is not yet leaders among them who not only speak out about these problems but embrace the idea of religious and social pluralism. (snip)

    09/20/2015 7:21:44 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 46 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 09/20/2015 | Daniel Greenfield
      If Ben Carson's campaign had picked a Muslim to respond to his statement that he would not advocate for a Muslim president because Islam is not compatible with the Constitution (theocracy and the inferiority of non-Muslims obviously violates the Constitution), they couldn't have picked anyone better than CAIR's Ibrahim Hooper. Neurosurgeon Ben Carson should withdraw from the presidential race for his comments that a Muslim shouldn't be president a prominent Muslim-American group said Sunday. "I think his remarks should be repudiated by everyone on the political spectrum and that he should withdraw," Ibrahim Hooper, spokesman for the Council...
  • Candidate Ben Carson's Muslim comment: 1 more self-inflected dent in GOP's effort to widen appeal?

    09/20/2015 4:14:05 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 73 replies
    Fox News ^ | 09/20/2015
    WASHINGTON – Anyone in America can grow up to be president, as the saying goes, unless you happen to be a Muslim, so a leading Republican presidential candidate believes, possibly one more self-inflicted dent in the party's professed commitment to broaden its appeal and promote tolerance. "I would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation," retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson said in an interview aired Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press." ''I absolutely would not agree with that." For GOP leaders, the 2016 campaign offered a chance at redemption and fresh pitch to minorities, gays, women...
  • Handicapping a Presidential Campaign: What Works, What Doesn't, and What Wins?

    09/20/2015 6:30:24 AM PDT · by jfd1776 · 1 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | Sept 19, 2015 A.D. | John F. Di Leo
    Nobody can predict the future. Not Nostradamus, not Karl Rove, not the Oracle at Delphi. But as primary voters, we must try. Not because we’re going to Las Vegas to bet on the election, but because every primary race is dependent on some judgment about the likely result. In November, voters only need to ask one question: •Which of the major party candidates would be better in the office? But in the primaries and caucuses, we have several questions to ask: •Which of our choices would be best in the office? •Which of our choices has the best shot in...
  • It’s Time to Pull the Plug on Dr. Ben Carson’s Campaign

    09/19/2015 10:00:42 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 110 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 09/19/2015 | P. J. O’Rourke
    Ben Carson is brilliant and kind. Therefore, he has no business running for president. There is nary a word to be said against Dr. Ben Carson. He is a soft-spoken gentleman of civilized refinement—broadly educated, highly skilled, widely accomplished, and universally respected. And he rose from a background of social adversity and economic deprivation that makes President Obama look like the lost Bush brother. Thus Ben Carson makes us feel small. By “us” I mean the part of America filled with funk and failure. This is the America where political pundits reside. We pundits have done our best to cut...
  • The Most Important Piece Of Advice For Republicans Running for President

    09/15/2015 5:03:36 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 38 replies ^ | September 15, 2015 | John Hawkins
    Here are the current rules of the political game in America. When Democrats are in office, they move the country to the Left as quickly as possible. When Republicans are in office, the country still moves to the Left, albeit more slowly; so the GOP can claim it’s "gotten something done." Democrats like Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama have been caught in enough scandals, committed enough gaffes and made enough mistakes to destroy any Republican ten times over; yet they've gotten a pass. Meanwhile, Republicans live in holy terror of having their political careers destroyed by having a quote in...
  • Why Trump is Outrageous (Art of the Deal)

    09/13/2015 11:58:34 AM PDT · by DouglasKC · 33 replies ^ | 9/13/15 | Self
    Many of the detractors of Donald Trump will look at a comment he makes and say such things as "Trump isn't serious". Or "How Trump is immature". Or otherwise hint that because Donald Trump makes outrageous statements that he's an idiot, buffoon or both. What they fail to realize is that this is a deliberate strategy by Trump to get free coverage. And it works. "The Art of the Deal" was written by Trump in the late 1980's. What's interesting is the insights it gives us in the current Presidential campaign. This is from "The Art of the Deal" under...
  • Donald’s Duck: 7 Reasons Why Nothing Sticks to Teflon Trump

    09/13/2015 4:41:09 AM PDT · by CreviceTool · 71 replies ^ | September 12, 2015 | Sharyl Attkisson
    From the moment Donald Trump entered the presidential race, the news media and pundits predicted his political demise. Each time his poll numbers went up instead of down, they rationalized it in irrational ways. For example, the news was flooded with Trump’s supposed missteps and guffaws. But when his poll numbers went up instead of down, the pundits claimed it’s because he’d gotten so much “free publicity”—never mind that the publicity had been given with the goal of making him look bad. I’m not a political analyst. This is neither a defense nor criticism of Trump or any candidate. It’s...
  • Adieu to Rick Perry: He probably would have made a very good president.

    09/12/2015 6:51:04 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 62 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 09/12/2015 | Roger L Simon
    It would be an exaggeration for me to say Rick Perry is my friend, but I can say we are friendly acquaintances. I liked him and I have reason to believe he liked me from the first time we met, when he invited me, the late Andrew Breitbart and others to go shooting with him in Austin back in 2009. (Yes, Perry was one of the first major politicians into new media.) Later, I joined him at the NASCAR races at the Texas Motor Speedway, which was rather like going to the Grand Ole Opry with Johnny Cash.By this time...
  • Joe Biden, in Colbert Interview, Expresses Doubts About Bid for President

    09/10/2015 8:19:31 PM PDT · by Libloather · 19 replies
    NY Times via MSN ^ | 9/10/15 | MICHAEL D. SHEAR
    Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., in an emotional, wide-ranging interview on Stephen Colbert’s “Late Show” on Thursday, expressed doubt about the likelihood that he would run for president, saying that “I’d be lying if I said that I knew I was there.” Repeatedly touching on his parents, his faith and his emotional fragility from the recent death of his son Beau, Mr. Biden told Mr. Colbert that no “man or woman should run for president” without being able to promise voters that “you have my whole heart, my whole soul, my energy, and my passion.” “Nobody has a right,...
  • The nice thing about a Biden run for president...

    09/10/2015 5:38:50 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 16 replies
    American Irony ^ | 9-10-15 | The Looking Spoon
  • Why I Will Not Vote for Donald Trump in primary, General Election, or in race for dogcatcher

    09/08/2015 1:33:09 PM PDT · by thetallguy24 · 117 replies
    Red State ^ | 9/6/15 | Bill S
    It is no secret that I am not a Donald Trump fan. That is an understatement. From the first days that he began his “campaign”, he has demonstrated that he is not deserving to serve as President or anything else. His demeanor is repulsive, his positions are nonexistent, except for his distaste for Mexico, and his policy positions (oh wait, I should use the singular – his ONE policy position – immigration) are fantasies. I am not interested in voting for or heaven forbid, electing, a Kardashian with a combover as POTUS. And be not mistaken, this is precisely what...
  • Hugh Hewitt: 'There Are No Gotcha Questions'

    09/07/2015 2:30:12 PM PDT · by GilGil · 90 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 9/7/2015 | Joe Schaeffer
    Talk radio host Hugh Hewitt has said in the wake of last week's controversial foreign policy interview with Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump that "I deplore 'gotcha questions,'" yet he's repeatedly defended asking them in the past and even says on his website that there's no such thing as a "gotcha question."

    09/07/2015 7:38:36 AM PDT · by FiddlePig · 25 replies
    Redneckoblogger ^ | 9/7/2015 | Redneckoblogger
    Labor Day, 2015 Dear Mr. Trump…(with some trepidation this is posted) Sir, if you are chosen to “make America great again”, understand it is a divine mission from God, much larger than yourself, your ego, your image or any business you’ve ever conducted! I don’t know if you are a Godly man, a conservative, a huckster, a tyrant or our next president… but you have lit the fire of real hope (not the phony Obama kind) among many of us who in deep frustration, no longer feel represented by those we elect. I don’t know if you’re the best vehicle...
  • Donald Trump Gives Wildly Entertaining Speech in Nashville, TN (8-29-15)

    09/06/2015 11:33:15 PM PDT · by GilGil · 34 replies
    Youtube ^ | 9/6/2015 | Right Side Radio
    This is a great Trump speech. What stands out in this speech is that Trump said that if he becomes president, he would never want to leave the White House ( around 20 min mark on youtube clip). Trump conveys how excited he would to be in the White House, and that he would never want to leave it. Then he says he would not be like Obama who cannot stand to be in the White House and always wants to leave. He points out how Obama and his wife took two separate jets to go to the same airport...
  • Traitors in Government

    09/04/2015 6:47:50 PM PDT · by samovar123 · 6 replies
    Traitors in Government It is time to take a look at both sides of the aisle. Political corruption is at an all time high, and it’s dismissed by the media. It starts at the top with Obama who has pushed an anti-American agenda, and forced the United States towards Third World status. The Cloward-Piven strategy is working to perfection combined with the Saul Alinsky tactics now being used by both sides, The citizens of this once great country are confused, tense and coming to a point where our national pride is seriously at stake. It is my opinion that our...
  • Donald Trump On The Day He Took The Pledge (audio)

    09/03/2015 6:19:33 PM PDT · by GilGil · 11 replies ^ | 9/3/2015 | Hugh Hewitt
    I think that Iran right now is in the driver’s seat to do whatever they want to do. I think what’s happening with Iran is, I think it’s one of the, and I covered it very well. I assume you saw the news conference. I think Iran is, it’s one of the great deals ever made for them. I think it’s one of the most incompetent contracts I’ve even seen. I’m not just talking about defense. I’m not talking about a contract with another country. I’ve never seen more of a one-sided deal, I think, in my life, absolutely.
  • Emails show Hillary's political sleuthing

    09/01/2015 6:22:03 AM PDT · by maggief · 11 replies
    POLITICO ^ | September 1, 2015 | JOSH GERSTEIN
    A new batch of Hillary Clinton's emails made public by the State Department Monday night show her expressing interest in the presidential aspirations of Gen. David Petraeus, who ultimately took a job as CIA director in the Obama administration instead of running for president in 2012 and was then driven out of government by scandal. Clinton--who's now the frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nomination next year--sounded intrigued when her longtime friend Sidney Blumenthal reported to her on a Saturday morning in February 2010 that prominent Washington foreign policy blogger Steve Clemons said Petraeus was talking frankly about the possibility of...
  • Trump Will be President Of The United States... Cruz Vice President!

    09/01/2015 4:30:27 PM PDT · by STE=Q · 111 replies
    Vanity | 09/01/2015 | STE=Q
    Trump and Cruse make a great teem! Trump and Cruz will balance each other. Trump is the more liberal; Cruz is more conservative. Together they will keep the Executive Branch of Government on track! Both want to make America Great Again! They will be fighting certain elitists that have taken control of both the Democrat and Republican parties. You can call them The Trans National elite -- as they 'transcend' Nationality But, whatever name you give them, they ARE the promoters of the open borders policies, that we've been seeing for so many, many years. All those who have been...
  • Kanye West: ‘I Have Decided in 2020 to Run for President’

    After accepting the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards and admitting to have smoked something, rapper Kanye West announced that he will be running for president in 2020. “And yes, as you could probably guess by this moment. I have decided in 2020 to run for president.” Hollywood Reporter reports that West hinted that he took “something” before the show, saying “I rolled up a little something. I knocked the edge off,” but he told the audience, “It ain’t about me. It’s about ideas, bro.”
  • Donald Trump: Mean-Spirited GOP Won’t Win Elections (2012)

    08/27/2015 8:43:52 AM PDT · by justlittleoleme · 42 replies
    NewsMax ^ | Monday, 26 Nov 2012 01:07 PM | Ronald Kessler
    The Republican Party will continue to lose presidential elections if it comes across as mean-spirited and unwelcoming toward people of color, Donald Trump tells Newsmax. Whether intended or not, comments and policies of Mitt Romney and other Republican candidates during this election were seen by Hispanics and Asians as hostile to them, Trump says. “Republicans didn’t have anything going for them with respect to Latinos and with respect to Asians,” the billionaire developer says. “The Democrats didn’t have a policy for dealing with illegal immigrants, but what they did have going for them is they weren’t mean-spirited about it,” Trump...
  • World Meeting of Families president supported pro-abortion, gay ‘marriage’ candidates: report

    08/26/2015 4:08:24 AM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 9 replies
    LifeSiteNews | 8/25/15 | Lisa Bourne
    The president of the upcoming papal event in Philadelphia backed political candidates who support homosexual “marriage” and abortion, including a former Planned Parenthood director, a new report says. World Meeting of Families President Robert Ciaruffoli gave thousands of dollars to several pro-abortion and pro-homosexual candidates over the last 16 years, according to the Lepanto Institute, one that founded a Philadelphia Planned Parenthood facility and opposed restriction of interstate transportation of minors for abortion. While Ciaruffoli did contribute to a number of candidates who uphold life and marriage, the report says, his record of support for those promoting abortion and homosexuality...
  • See Joe Joe run...

    08/25/2015 5:31:15 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 18 replies
    American Irony ^ | 8-25-15 | The Looking Spoon
  • Donald Trump Blames China for Fact That Much of His Gear is 'Made in China' (2011)

    08/25/2015 9:51:36 AM PDT · by justlittleoleme · 29 replies
    ABC news ^ | April 28, 2011 | JOEL SIEGEL
    Donald Trump, who has repeatedly accused China of stealing manufacturing jobs from the U.S., acknowledged today that an array of Trump-branded clothes, accessories and other products are made in China. The real estate and casino mogul, who is considering a run for the Republican presidential nomination, blamed China for the fact that Trump ties, Trump cufflinks and even Trump teddy bears come with a "Made in China" label. "The answer is very simple: Because of the fact that China so manipulates their currency it makes it almost impossible for American companies to compete," Trump told ABC News. But visitors to...
  • Donald Trump may be good news for India

    08/24/2015 9:05:16 PM PDT · by Jyotishi · 11 replies
    Niti Central, ^ | Tuesday, August 25, 2015 | Sitaramarao Yechuri
    There have been many news stories in recent days about Donald Trump's proposed policy on H1-B visas and how that would be bad for India. Trump has advocated raising the minimum wage for H1-B visas, lowering the H1-B visa cap and generally making H1-B visas more difficult to obtain. Trump points out that his competitor Florida Senator Marco Rubio has introduced a bill to triple the H-1B visas and Trump contends that this would lower the average wage because the H1-B workers are willing to work harder for a lower wage because they want to get a green card. News...
  • Rupert Murdoch (Fox News Chief): Michael Bloomberg should run for president

    08/24/2015 12:03:15 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 48 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08/24/15 | Jesse Byrnes
    Murdoch followed up with a pair of tweets a couple of hours later, saying, "I did not say I would vote for him! Just a friend I admire," and, "Far away from world's troubles here on Great Barrier Reef swimming and reading. Seems irresponsible." Murdoch is the head of News Corp., which owns newspapers including the New York Post and The Wall Street Journal, and until recently oversaw Fox News and other networks as CEO of 21st Century Fox. The Australian billionaire's apparent desire to draft Bloomberg — the Democrat-turned-independent who left office in 2013 and has sent no signals...
  • Trump Rally Moved to Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Tens of Thousands Expected

    08/20/2015 9:38:41 AM PDT · by GilGil · 98 replies
    News 5/ ^ | 8/19/2015 | JB Biunno/Ashley Knight
    City officials have confirmed to News 5 the location for Donald Trump’s pep rally in Mobile on Friday night has been moved to Ladd-Peebles Stadium. It’s the same venue used for the Senior Bowl and University of South Alabama home games. “It’s due to an overwhelming response,” said Kayla Farnon, spokeswoman for the Alabama Secretary of State’s Office. “More than 30,000 people have been confirmed to attend. “
  • POWER RANKINGS: Here's who has the best chance at being our next president

    08/20/2015 9:19:11 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 41 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 08/20/2015 | BRETT LOGIURATO AND ANDY KIERSZ
    Over the past month of the presidential campaign, there have been multiple surprises (Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump), the relatively expected (Hillary Clinton), and the disappointing (Chris Christie, Rick Perry, and Rand Paul). With less than 450 days until the 2016 election, here's another look at who has the best chance of making it to the White House to succeed President Barack Obama. Our rankings are based on the Real Clear Politics averages of national polls and those in New Hampshire and Iowa. We also factor in candidates' fundraising numbers released last month and their momentum (or lack thereof) over the...

    08/20/2015 8:50:42 AM PDT · by OPS4 · 63 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 8/20/15 | WND
    And on the Democrat side, there’s surging support for a self-avowed socialist who is challenging Hillary Clinton, who thought she was the anointed candidate in 2008, only to be knocked off her pedestal by upstart Barack Obama. She considers herself anointed now, but finds her support fading quickly. So how about the gauntlet being thrown down by … Michelle Obama?
  • Rand Paul makes $250,000 down payment for GOP presidential caucus in Kentucky

    08/19/2015 7:25:14 PM PDT · by thetallguy24 · 12 replies
    Lexington Herald-Leader ^ | 08/17/15 | SAM YOUNGMAN
    U.S. Sen. Rand Paul has transferred $250,000 to the Republican Party of Kentucky as a down payment on the presidential caucuses he has asked the party to conduct in March, he told members of the state party's central committee in an email Monday. Paul is seeking the party's help in bypassing a state law that prohibits him from running for president and for re-election to his Senate seat on the same ballot next year. He wrote to the party's state central committee, which has nearly 350 members, in an effort to quell concern about the cost of a caucus. In...
  • ‘A lot of what he says hits a chord with me’: Trump makes sense to American voters — even Democrats

    08/16/2015 3:25:31 AM PDT · by canuck_conservative · 46 replies
    National Post [Canada] / WashPost ^ | August 15, 2015 | David Weigel
    ...Trump’s rise and persistence as a presidential candidate has been credited to name recognition, to voter anger and to a specific contempt for the Republican Party establishment. But he is also the candidate talking most directly about the loss of manufacturing jobs to foreign countries.... Woodruff, a sometimes Republican, was impressed by Trump. “I watched the debate,” he said. “Fox singled him out in that opening question. They said they asked hard questions of all the candidates, but they went after him because he’s touching a nerve. If Republicans can capitalize on that, they’ll do pretty good.” What nerve was...
  • Stealing The Presidency - Study Google Search Results Influence Votes - America's Election HQ - F&F

    08/15/2015 5:46:29 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 13 replies
    You Tube ^ | August 15 2015 | Wake Up America
    Dr. Robert Epstein says search results from Google influenced voters in a study (one in India and 4 experiments in the US). Clayton: Members of the study were presented with fake search results and then negative news stories were dropped into those results and it had a profound effect on the way in which they voted. Dr. Robert Epstein: When biased rankings are shown to people, if one candidate is made to look better than another, it shifts voting preferences of those voters who are undecided. It is a big shift. The biggest shift was in moderate Republicans. They are...
  • Chris Christie Said To Be “Seriously Considering” Dropping Out Of Race By End Of August…

    Though Rick Perry’s lack of campaign dollars received the most attention this week, whispers are now circulating of a possible second GOP candidate giving serious consideration to dropping out of the race by the end of this month – New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. Paul took the position the government’s surveillance powers were significantly over-extended while Christie implied the senator’s views were dangerously ignorant and little more than “hot air.” Days after the confrontation between the two men it appears more voters are taking Senator Paul’s position over Christie’s as the New Jersey governor’s poll numbers continue to be stuck...