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  • BREAKING NEWS: House Calls For Impeachment Of Barack Obama … It’s Official!

    05/21/2016 11:30:31 PM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 44 replies
    The World Style ^ | May 20, 2016 | Unknown
    Oklahoma’s state legislature isn’t messing around. They are so furious about President Barack Obama’s dangerous actions about transgenders in public school bathrooms, that they are officially calling for OK’s members of Congress to start impeachment proceedings. Obama’s actions have been unconstitutional, and boys and girls should be using the restroom according to the gender they were born with. It’s about time for impeachment! Oklahoma’s Republican-dominated legislature has filed a measure calling for President Barack Obama’s impeachment over his administration’s recommendations on accommodating transgender students, saying he overstepped his constitutional authority. Lawmakers in the socially conservative state are also expected to...
  • US House blocks aid to duplicitous Pakistan

    05/20/2016 12:08:54 PM PDT · by Jyotishi · 5 replies
    The Pioneer ^ | Saturday, May 21, 2016 | Editorial
    US House blocks aid to duplicitous Pakistan The US House of Representatives' decision to incorporate stringent requirements for the release of American aid to Pakistan, even in the face of opposition from the White House, is indicative of a gradual change of heart in Washington, DC, towards what was once its frontline ally in the war on terror. It comes days after the US Congress objected to the sale of American F-16s, which have little value in fighting insurgents but help Pakistan build parity with India. This is not to suggest that the US is anywhere close to changing its...
  • Plan Calls To Limit Oil Imports (RADIO INTERVIEW)

    05/18/2016 6:05:22 PM PDT · by panhandle67 · 45 replies
    High Plains Observor Perryton ^ | 5/18/16 | Chris Samples
    Some Panhandle producers are announcing a proposal to try to limit oil imports to attempt to boost the American oil industry. So, how much are we importing now and why, if we can produce all we need domestically? Dr. Daniel Fine, associate director for New Mexico Energy Policy, is helping lead the effort and recently spoke with KXDJ’s Chris Samples. “How much? It is increasing,” said Dr. Fine.
  • THE ENEMIES WITHIN - Sen. Bernie Sanders

    05/17/2016 7:15:59 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 4 replies
    YouTube ^ | Mar 3, 2016 | Trevor Loudon
    Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders claims to be a democratic socialist who wants America to be more like Sweden, Denmark and Norway. But is honest Bernie telling you the truth? In 2014 Sanders endorsed longtime communist party supporter Chewy Garcia's bid for the Chicago mayoralty. Sanders spoke alongside Scott Marshall a leader of the Chicago Communist Party. In the early 1960's Bernie Sanders studied at the University of Chicago where he joined the Marxist Young People's Socialist League. In 1980 Sanders backed the presidential campaign of Andrew Pulley a leader of the pro-Cuba Socialist Workers Party.
  • Donald Trump, Bill Whittle and Republican Principles

    05/11/2016 2:10:31 PM PDT · by DanMiller · 7 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | May 11, 2016 | Dan Miller
    In 2012, after Mitt Romney lost the presidential election, Bill Whittle delivered an address on Republican principles. The Timid Republican Party has substantially ignored those principles and is not guided by them. Party candidates nevertheless continue to mouth them at election time. Perhaps they understand what the voters want and recite their fealty to get their votes. Once safely in office, they revert to ignoring those same principles.During the current Republican nomination process, the Establishment has chastised Donald Trump for not being a "real" Republican and not adhering to Republican principles -- the principles which they themselves ignore, by which he...
  • Ryan sets schedule for Thursday Trump meetings

    05/10/2016 1:48:26 PM PDT · by BAW · 27 replies
    Politico ^ | 5/10/2016 | Rachael Bade
    Donald Trump will meet face-to-face with Speaker Paul Ryan at 9 a.m. on Thursday at the RNC, according to a GOP leadership source familiar with the schedule. RNC Chairman Reince Priebus will sit in the meeting, too. A second meeting including Ryan, Trump and a larger roster of GOP leadership will follow. Attendees will include Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.), and Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.) There will be no press availability after, but Ryan will do an on-camera availability later that morning, the source said. Trump has no plans...
  • House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy signs up to be a Trump delegate

    05/10/2016 1:04:41 PM PDT · by Innovative · 56 replies
    Politico ^ | May 9, 2016 | Shane Goldmacher |
    House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has signed up to serve as a delegate for presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump at this summer’s national convention in Cleveland. McCarthy’s move is notable in part because House Speaker Paul Ryan has said he is “not ready” to endorse Trump, even though he is the lone Republican remaining in the contest.
  • Donald Trump and Paul Ryan Strike Conciliatory Notes Before Crucial Meeting

    05/09/2016 11:04:28 AM PDT · by Innovative · 54 replies
    New York Times ^ | May 9, 2016 | Maggie Haberman and Jennifer Steinhauer
    Facing a steep challenge as he prepares to meet with Republican leaders about uniting their splintering party, Donald J. Trump on Monday struck a more conciliatory tone about House Speaker Paul D. Ryan. And Mr. Ryan appeared to reciprocate, saying he would step down from his position as chairman of the Republican National Convention in July if that is what the party’s presumptive nominee requests.
  • Our View: Limiting oil imports would help to protect American producers

    05/08/2016 10:03:20 PM PDT · by panhandle67 · 23 replies
    Lubbock Avalanche-Journal ^ | April 29, 2016 | By A-J Editorial Board
    When the price of oil drops, so does the cost of gasoline. But while people are enjoying paying lower prices at gasoline pumps, plunges in oil prices can cause economic damage in Texas. And it can put American oil producers out of business when the price of foreign oil imports gets cheaper than the costs of extracting oil from the ground in the U.S.
  • LIBERTARIAN PARTY PLATFORM

    05/07/2016 7:57:55 AM PDT · by Brookhaven · 47 replies
    Libertarian Party ^ | June 2014 | Libertarian Party
    In the following pages we have set forth our basic principles and enumerated various policy stands derived from those principles.
  • The GOP's 24-hour meltdown

    05/06/2016 5:01:16 PM PDT · by Innovative · 51 replies
    Politico ^ | May 6, 2016 | Nolan D. McCaskill
    Trump's promise to unify the Republican Party is in tatters, as an all-out civil war grips the GOP. Donald Trump on Tuesday night assumed the mantle of presumptive nominee and declared, “We want to bring unity to the Republican Party. We have to bring unity.” Three days later, the GOP is tearing itself apart. Friday brought another day of incredible division and revolt with Jeb Bush and Lindsey Graham falling in line not behind Trump, but behind House Speaker Paul Ryan, who said a day earlier that he cannot yet support the brash real estate mogul as his party’s standard-bearer.
  • Goodbye, Republican Party. And Good Riddance.

    05/05/2016 3:37:00 PM PDT · by swampfox101 · 71 replies
    Goodbye, Republican Party.
  • I find myself confused, then enraged.

    05/05/2016 2:53:15 PM PDT · by Rustybucket · 107 replies
    Rant | 5/5/2016 | Rustybucket
    Hello Everybody, I don't usually Rant, but I needed to say my piece and ask advice. I have been listening to Talk Radio, reading on the internet, and reading views of others on FR, and wanted to share my confusion with you all. I am a Trump supporter, but this is not about who you support if your a Republican. We are all beyond that at this point. What I have been reading and hearing, are our Elected Representatives combined reactions to the people of this Nation selecting a Republican Candidate for POTUS. It was a clear mandate, and will...
  • Sean Hannity: Indiana Primary Republican Voters were at 143%

    05/05/2016 1:24:49 PM PDT · by georgiegirl · 19 replies
    Sean Hannity Radio Show | 5/5/16 | georgiegirl
    Sean Hannity reported today that the Indiana Primary Republicans voters were UP 143% from 2012. Democrat Primary DOWN 40%. I wasn't able to find the actual numbers or link. Maybe someone else can. Thanks!
  • Open discussion: Was the Republican Party communist for a 30 year period?

    05/05/2016 9:24:34 AM PDT · by ProgressingAmerica · 27 replies
    I'm seeking input here. In preparing for another blog posting, I am once again contrasting Progressivism with Communism as competing ideologies. But every time I do this, I get a barrage of messages about how Progressivism is not different than Communism, and that I should treat them exactly the same. But if I do this, I need to know where the rest of you stand. Many of the Republicans in the early 20th century, including but not limited to Jane Addams, Learned Hand, Felix Frankfurter, Hiram Johnson, Albert J. Beveridge, Boies Penrose, Alf Landon, Frank Knox, Hamilton Fish, Gifford Pinchot,...
  • Party of Jim Crow vs. that of Abraham Lincoln

    05/05/2016 9:33:20 AM PDT · by walford · 1 replies
    Facebook ^ | 05/05/2016 | walford
    Some have complained about my use of certain phrases in reference to the two major American political Parties. I therefore offer the following explanations for future reference: I call the Democrat Party the Party of Jim Crow because to this day, it stands for division on racial and class lines. it is elitist and holds that the majority cannot be trusted to run their own lives and need the "benevolent" management of those who are smarter, know more -- and are of better character. That is the essence of Progressivism, which itself is a socio-ideological carry-over from the Plantation owners'...
  • Ronald Reagan tells joke about Democrats (A Man of Charm, Grace and Wit)

    05/04/2016 10:46:50 PM PDT · by Badboo · 13 replies
    Winston Blair private Youtube account ^ | Uploaded on January 23, 2011
    A classic from the one and only, Ronald Reagan.
  • How Donald Trump Becomes the GOP Nominee: The Path to 1,237 Delegates

    05/04/2016 6:42:30 PM PDT · by Innovative · 34 replies
    ABC News ^ | May 4, 2016 | By Lauren Pearle and RYAN STRUYK ·
    While the Republican field has now been cleared for Donald Trump, the road ahead is still messy for the front-runner to become the official nominee at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, in July. Currently, Trump has 1,012 bound delegates, plus an additional 43 unbound delegates who are free agents -- though they have told ABC News they support Trump. Most likely, Trump will hit and far surpass the needed 1,237 in total delegates on June 7, when delegate-rich states like New Jersey and California cast their ballots. He is predicted to take most of the 228 delegates up for...
  • Trump is the GOP nominee

    05/04/2016 8:44:43 AM PDT · by Innovative · 71 replies
    Politico ^ | May 4, 2016 | Ben White |
    As predicted in this space yesterday, Donald Trump rolled to a big win in Indiana and Ted Cruz dropped out of the GOP presidential race. Trump is now on track to hit the 1,237 delegates he needs to win the nomination on the first ballot in Cleveland in July. The focus now shifts to how Republicans will deal with the fact that Trump — who is neither a fiscal nor a social conservative — is their standard bearer. Some began on Tuesday to line up behind the Manhattan-based brand manager. The RNC officially acknowledged Trump as the victor. But there...
  • California Republicans: Register as Independent to Damage Clinton

    05/03/2016 11:48:12 PM PDT · by sunrise_sunset · 26 replies
    CA Secretary of State ^ | 5/42016 | A Padilla
    With Trump sealing the nomination tonight, California Republicans can derail the Dems by voting Sanders in their June primary.
  • Utah Gov. John Huntsman,Jr: Donald Trump "Better Positioned" To Cut Across Party Boundaries

    05/03/2016 3:57:31 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 8 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | May 3, 2016 | Alex Swoyer
    Utah Governor Jon Huntsman, Jr. is throwing his support behind GOP frontrunner Donald Trump. We’ve had enough intraparty fighting. Now’s the time to stitch together a winning coalition,” Huntsman said to Politico.
  • Republican party now more hated in US than it's been in 24 YEARS and Donald Trump may be to blame

    04/29/2016 11:12:17 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 52 replies
    (UK) Daily Mail ^ | April 29, 2016 | James Wilkinson
    The Republican Party is now more hated than it's been in 24 years, new research shows - and it might be the fault of Donald Trump. In October, 37 percent of people polled had a favorable view of the Republican Party and 58 percent viewed it negatively. Now those numbers are 33 percent in favor and 62 percent against, according to data released by the Pew Research Center Thursday. That puts the party at its lowest point since 1992 - the latest point in a drop that has coincided with the rise of Trump.
  • Maryland Republican Primary

    04/27/2016 5:04:52 AM PDT · by detective · 4 replies
    Percent In: 87% Delegates at Stake: 38 Status: Win Trump
  • The Republican Convention Will Not Be Contested

    04/26/2016 12:32:46 PM PDT · by astrat7 · 28 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 04/25/2016 | Roger L Simon
    Apologies to those who still don't accept the inevitability of a Donald Trump candidacy in the Republican Party -- I feel your pain, as a famous prevaricator/predator once said -- but, disappointing as it may be to Fox and CNN executives, not to mention the millions or hundreds of thousands of voters loyal to Messrs. Cruz and Kasich, it's all over but the shouting and the backbiting. Cleveland in July may not be Christmas in July, but it's not going to be the second coming of the 1992 L.A. riots or the 1968 Chicago convention either.
  • Before Grassroots Conservatives Take The Speck Out Of The Establishment’s Eye,

    04/16/2016 10:32:34 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 16, 2016 | John Hawkins
    There’s just something about the swamp gas of D.C. that seems to turn diehard conservatives wimpy, out-of-touch and punishingly dull the moment they get into the GOP leadership. Maybe it’s something the lobbyists are sticking in the hors d'oeuvres at all the fancy cocktail parties they attend. Whatever’s causing it, movement conservatives are entirely justified in being furious at the way the GOP Leadership has behaved over the last few years. The grassroots wanted conservatives who’d represent their interests and they got  pod people who spend most of their time servilely catering to Obama and a business lobby that doesn’t...
  • Ted Cruz’s New York Values

    04/15/2016 8:40:44 AM PDT · by statestreet · 17 replies
    The New York Sun ^ | April 15, 2016 | New York Sun Editorial
    In the Republican presidential primary in New York, the Sun urges a vote for Senator Ted Cruz. It hasn’t been our normal practice to endorse in the primaries, but this year the vote, set for Tuesday, will take on outsized importance as we career toward a contested convention. The junior senator from Texas has emerged from a crowded field by dint of his fidelity to principles — limited, constitutional government, sound money, free markets, and a strong foreign policy — that couldn’t be at higher premium. They are the true New York Values.
  • Cruz: I stand by every word I said when I called Mitch McConnell a liar on the Senate floor

    04/14/2016 4:38:17 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 34 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | April 14, 2016 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    Ah, I remember that speech well. It was high-five material on conservative blogs for days, back when Cruz was still a populist hero to Trump fans rather than “Lyin’ Ted.” He delivered it last July, a month after Trump declared his candidacy, with the Trump/Cruz bromance still in full flower. Cruz was eager to impress Trump’s supporters in the belief that they’d soon stampede towards him as Trump inevitably collapsed in the polls. Fast-forward eight months and here we are: Sixty-three percent of Trump’s supporters say that if he earns more delegates than the other candidates but does not become...
  • Cleveland is spending $20 million in federal money on riot and security gear (Shortened)

    04/13/2016 1:45:10 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 21 replies
    CNBC.com ^ | April 13, 2016 | Josh Rosenblat of Vox
    As Cleveland prepares to host the Republican National Convention this summer, it's bidding on millions of dollars of security equipment and tactical gear for its police.
  • After Loss in Colorado, Donald Trump Supporters Give State Chairman an Earful

    04/11/2016 8:11:07 PM PDT · by snarkpup · 93 replies
    New York Times ^ | 4/11/2016 | Alan Rappeport
    [Colorado Republican Party Chairman Steve] House acknowledged that there are a lot of deeply entrenched players within the party who think the system works well and believe that those who are the most politically engaged should determine who becomes the party’s presidential nominee.
  • (Vanity) The Republican Party Says Your Vote No Longer Counts

    04/09/2016 9:00:02 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 157 replies
    April 9, 2016
    The Republican party is not winnning friends or influencing people by saying to the Republican voters in 2016 your vote no long counts.  Think about it!  The popular vote has always been honored by the Delegates unless it was very, very close like in 1952.  We have a public election.  We have all this money being spent.  We have false advertising that say things like, “go vote”, “one man one vote”, “one woman one vote”, “every vote counts”, “you decide 2008”, “you decide 2012” and “you decide 2016”. Now because the Establishment candidates have lost in the Republican Primary....  They...
  • Candidates court last California Republican

    04/09/2016 12:50:50 PM PDT · by ConservativeNewsOnline · 8 replies
    Will the last Republican in California please turn out the light?
  • GOP governor holds door for men in women's bathrooms [Isaiah 3]

    04/08/2016 3:58:51 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 32 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 4/8/2016 | Cheryl Chumley
    South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley said a bill that's winding through the legislature to limit transgenders to public restrooms that correspond to their birth genders is not needed – that she hasn't fielded any complaints that would require such legislative steps. "I don't believe it's necessary," she said, during a press conference reported on by the State. "There's not one instance that I'm aware of." Haley went on, the State reported: "When we look at our situation, we're not hearing of anybody's religious liberties that are being violated, and we're again not hearing any citizens that are being violated in...
  • Four Reasons Republicans Should Rejoice at Cruz Beating Trump

    04/08/2016 1:27:46 PM PDT · by JSDude1 · 188 replies
    PJ Media ^ | April 8, 2016 | T. Elliot Gaiser
    When a political party picks one candidate over another, the party signals to the broader electorate what it represents. If the Republican Party nominates Ted Cruz instead of Donald Trump, it will represent one of the greatest practical and moral victories in the Republican Party’s noble history. Cruz’s enormous victory in Wisconsin this week makes it more probable than not that Donald Trump falls short of the required 1,237 delegates – 50 percent plus one of the 2,472 total delegates to the convention – to cinch the nomination on the first ballot. Combined with savvy delegate recruitment and a mounting...
  • We Thought We Were Free

    04/07/2016 2:47:58 PM PDT · by PoliticallyShort · 58 replies
    PoliticallyShort.com ^ | 04/07/2016 | PoliticallyShort
    The America we live in, our nation, our people, our society, is not the America most of us were born in at all. The uniquely American forms are all there, all untouched, all reassuring, the football games, the local bars, the movies, the concerts, and the holidays. But the spirit, which most of us never noticed because we made the lifelong mistake of identifying it with the forms, has been fundamentally transformed. The transformation has occurred through the slowly creeping separation of not only the government from the people, but the people themselves from their country. It has taken place...
  • Trump: If abortion is banned, there has to be some form of punishment

    03/30/2016 6:29:18 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 156 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | March 30, 2016 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    Charles Cooke calls this an ideological Turing test, i.e. a question whose answer reveals how plausible it is that Trump really is who he claims to be. The standard answer from nearly all serious pro-lifers is that it’s the abortionist, not his patient, who should be sanctioned if and when abortion is banned. The March of Life explains why:
  • If you're register "no party preference" you may not be able to vote in the Calif Primary .

    03/28/2016 7:04:49 PM PDT · by ThomasThomas · 22 replies
    ThomasThomas ^ | 3/28 | ThomasThomas
    I have heard conflicting stories about if a "no party preference" voter can vote for president in the June 7th California primary. They commentator on the radio said you can't but I think he was wrong. After reading the link http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/political-parties/no-party-preference/ to the state elections and voter information, I think you can vote with out re-registering as a Republican but you will need to ask for a Republican primary presidential ballot. Only the American Independent Party, Democratic Party and the Libertarian Party notified the Secretary of State that they will allow No Party Preference voters to request their party’s presidential...
  • How the Republican Elite will Steal the Nomination from Donald Trump

    03/27/2016 11:48:04 AM PDT · by Art in Idaho · 54 replies
    Lame Cherry ^ | March 27, 2016 | Lame Cherry
    Let me explain something in all of you should follow this link and actually read the Republican Rule Book as it is online and available. There has been some intrigue taking place behind the scenes in the GOPliters, and you have witnessed reports of John Kasich and Ted Cruz bribery of delegates in states to steal the from Donald Trump. That is what is taking place, along with the stunning news of Rule 40b no longer applies to this convention in a delegate must win 8 states to be in the nomination process, and this after it was sworn to...
  • Video: GOP Rep. Carlos Curbelo won’t rule out voting for Hillary over Trump

    03/25/2016 11:32:17 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | March 25, 2016 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    He represents a hotly contested Latino-majority district in Florida. Trump’s favorable rating among Latinos nationwide is, um, 12/77. Democrats will, of course, give special attention to turning out Latino Democrats in Florida. Curbelo’s probably doomed with Trump at the top of the ticket no matter what he does, but crossing the aisle for Hillary is an obvious first step. Frankly, he may be better off switching party affiliations if he wants to hold his seat. One of the eight thousand fascinating things about Trump as nominee would be watching how congressional loyalties shake out. Some, in purplish districts, will go...
  • Larry Sabato's Assessment of Trump's Path to 1237

    03/24/2016 6:11:13 PM PDT · by LegalEagle61 · 92 replies
    Sabato's Crystal Ball ^ | 3/24/16 | Larry Sabato
    Great analysis and scorecard as we move through rest of contests!! Very well done and a great source
  • Trump vs. #NeverTrump Inside Your Home

    03/21/2016 4:10:43 PM PDT · by TenthAmendmentNetwork · 9 replies
    SeedlessWry ^ | 3/21/2016 | Marc Gindin
    You've watched the GOP debates, done your research, have avoided #ImWithHer and #FeelTheBern hashtags, and made your choice for the GOP presidential nomination: Ted Cruz. Your husband or wife, father or mother, son or daughter, however, have looked at the very same information you have and come to a different conclusion - that Donald Trump, not Ted Cruz, represents their values and the best chance for a Republican victory in November.
  • Seems like Arizona Republicans can’t wait to vote for Trump

    03/19/2016 7:22:59 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 38 replies
    NY Post ^ | March 18, 2016 | Carl Campanile and Nolan Hicks
    Statistics from Maricopa County, which includes Phoenix, show voters in Arizona’s largest county returned 249,703 ballots in the 2016 GOP presidential primary as of Thursday, more than the 248,128 cast for the entire 2012 contest.
  • Fox News fires back at Trump: Enough of your “extreme, sick obsession” with Megyn Kelly

    03/19/2016 2:31:27 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 98 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | March 19, 2016 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    John flagged Trump’s latest Twitter attack on Kelly in this post last night but you should read Fox’s reply too. Imagine: This guy can all but break the back of conservative resistance to him and become the prohibitive favorite for the Republican nomination by beating Cruz handily in Arizona and Utah on Tuesday night — and this is what he’s busy stewing about. He has a general election campaign coming up, he has fundraising to think about, he has a convention to plan, and he’s sitting in front of his TV fulminating about one of the two hours of programming...
  • Trump, Clinton Trouncing Rival in NY; In General Election (Trump 64%)

    03/17/2016 5:17:37 PM PDT · by GeaugaRepublican · 39 replies
    Buoyed by a string of decisive primary wins this past Tuesday, both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump hold a commanding lead in New York State, where a victory in the April 19 primary could effectively seal the presidential nomination for both candidates. With Marco Rubio out of the race, Trump leads his closest rival, Texas Senator Ted Cruz, by 52 points (64% to 12%). Rubio received 4% of the vote before suspending his campaign. Ohio Governor John Kasich earned just 1%, getting no bounce from his recent home-field victory in the Buckeye State. In a hypothetical, two-man matchup between Trump...
  • Senator Cruz, Governor Kasich, It's Decision Time

    03/16/2016 12:08:07 PM PDT · by DoughtyOne · 138 replies
    My own workup | 03/16/2016 | DoughtyOne / for Free Republic
    The long 2016 presidential campaign trail is nearing the end.  One person now has a chance of winning the delegates needed to avoid a floor fight at the Republican Convention this July in Cleveland, Ohio.  That man is Donald J. Trump. Out of a field of seventeen, three men are left standing.  Two of them have a question to ponder.  That question is this. Senator Cruz, Governor Kasich, what do you two want your legacy to be? At the current time, Senator Cruz needs 84% of the remaining delegates to win the nomination on the first ballot.  Governor Kasich needs...
  • John Kasich Plots to Snatch Nomination at Contested Convention

    03/16/2016 7:12:45 AM PDT · by pilgrim · 44 replies
    breitbart ^ | March 16, 2016 | Patrick Howley
    Gov. John Kasich’s campaign is plotting to snatch the Republican nomination at a contested convention in Cleveland in August. Kasich campaign chief strategist John Weaver blasted out a strategy memo during Kasich’s Ohio victory speech that made clear that Kasich will seek to win the nomination at a contested convention. “No candidate will win 1237 delegates,” Weaver said in the memo. Ohio governor Kasich defeated Donald Trump in the Ohio primary Tuesday night, with Kasich grabbing 43.4 percent of the vote to Trump’s 36.5 percent, with 28 percent of the precincts reporting. “This is all I got,” Kasich said in...
  • President Reagan tells a heckler to shutup [back when leaders were real men]

    03/14/2016 4:32:18 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 107 replies
    How a proven rock-ribbed leader handles protesters: https://youtu.be/GEXOpm0H7QA
  • John Kasich Touts Voting for Assault Weapons Ban on The View

    03/13/2016 5:51:05 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 67 replies
    Youtube ^ | 10/7/15 | The View
    John Kasich Touts Voting for Assault Weapons Ban on The View Video at link
  • Ted Cruz Wins The Republican Caucus In Guam

    03/12/2016 8:18:30 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 66 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 03/12/2016 | Amber Ferguson
    Ted Cruz (R-Texas)won the Guam caucus on Saturday, defeating his rivals Donald Trump, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Ohio Gov. John Kasich. During the caucus hosted in Tumon, about 350 members selected the party’s delegates to attend the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, this summer. The Republican Party of Guam will have nine delegates, as well as six alternatives. Guam is an American territory located in the northwestern Pacific Ocean. It has a population of more than 170,000 people. Like citizens of American Samoa, Guam citizens cannot vote in the general presidential election in November. On Wednesday, GOP front-runner...
  • Let’s scrap the GOP and start over

    03/11/2016 12:06:14 PM PST · by mcjordansc · 34 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 3/11/2016 | Jennifer Rubin
    The lowest moment of last night — maybe the lowest of the election and in the history of the GOP — came before the debate, when Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus pledged that the RNC “is going to support the nominee, whoever that is, 100 percent...” The sort of soulless, amoral stance displayed last night toward a figure as dangerous as Trump suggests that whether Trump becomes the nominee or not, a new center-right party is required, one that specifically rejects Trumpism.
  • Ben Carson to endorse Donald Trump

    03/10/2016 4:27:31 PM PST · by McGruff · 131 replies
    CNN ^ | March 10, 2016 | MJ Lee, Dana Bash and Sara Murray
    Former presidential candidate Ben Carson will endorse Donald Trump at a press conference in Florida on Friday morning, multiple sources tell CNN, handing Trump an important boost heading into next week's "Super Tuesday 3." Carson, a retired neurosurgeon, ended his own White House campaign last week after failing to win a single primary contest. Trump is scheduled to hold a press conference Friday at 9 a.m. ET at the Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach.