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  • 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 · 20 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.
  • (LIVE) Republican debate in Miami

    03/10/2016 6:36:15 AM PST · by Mechanicos · 2,438 replies
    CNN ^ | March 10, 2016 | MJ Lee
    When and where is the debate? The Republican debate will be held at the University of Miami at 8:30 p.m. ET Thursday. How can I watch it? It will be broadcast live on CNN, as well as live-streamed online at CNN.com and across mobile devices for all users without logging in. CNN International and CNN en Espanol will also simulcast the debate. Salem Radio Network will be the exclusive radio provider for the debate.
  • CONSERVATIVE BLACKS ARE UNITING BEHIND TED CRUZ

    03/09/2016 10:00:40 PM PST · by JSDude1 · 76 replies
    Black Conservatives Fund ^ | March 9, 2016 | BCF Staff
    BCF News CONSERVATIVE BLACKS ARE UNITING BEHIND TED CRUZ March 09, 2016 Baton Rouge, La. -- Ahead of the winner-take-all portion of the republican presidential primary, the most successful conservative black engagement organization is endorsing Ted Cruz for President. Previously, Black Conservatives Fund PAC endorsed, contributed to, and made independent expenditures for Dr. Ben Carson. BCF has been recognized by outlets like The National Review as having been one of the most efficient grassroots PACs. Black Conservatives Fund PAC released the following statement: “Once every four years the black community is courted then subsequently abandoned by Hillary Clinton Democrats. Amid...
  • Trump is projected winner in Michigan; earlier he and Clinton won Mississippi

    03/08/2016 6:46:43 PM PST · by Innovative · 53 replies
    Washington Post ^ | March 8, 2016 | David A. Fahrenthold
    Billionaire Donald Trump has been projected as the winner of the Republican presidential primary in Michigan, according to exit polls and early returns. Earlier on Tuesday evening, Trump also won the Republican primary in Mississippi – giving him a pair of victories in far-flung and very different states, and demonstrating that furious attacks by his rivals and his party’s elite have not stopped Trump’s momentum. The Associated Press projected Trump’s victory 15 minutes after the last Michigan polls closed at 9 p.m. Eastern time. Democrats also voted in Michigan on Tuesday. But the race there between former secretary of state...
  • Trump wins Michigan primary, CNN projects

    03/08/2016 6:27:42 PM PST · by Hugin · 42 replies
    WVTM ^ | Mar 08, 2016
    Donald Trump has won the Michigan Republican primary, according to a CNN projection.
  • BREAKING Ben Carson on Hannity: I support Donald Trump over GOP establishment

    03/08/2016 3:55:19 PM PST · by dynoman · 228 replies
    Twitter.Hannity ^ | now | Sean Hannity
    BREAKING Ben Carson on Hannity: I support Donald Trump over GOP establishment: #Trump2016 #AlwaysTrump https://t.co/L1o8jKzwVv— Debi #AlwaysTrump (@new_debis) March 8, 2016
  • *LIVE 3/8/16 GOP Primary Thread (MI, MS, ID, HI)*

    03/08/2016 5:24:01 AM PST · by tatown · 2,146 replies
    self | 3/8/16 | tatown
    Hawaii · 19 delegates Last poll closes at 11:00 PM CT Idaho · 32 delegates Last poll closes at 10:00 PM CT Michigan · 59 delegates Last poll closes at 8:00 PM CT Mississippi · 40 delegates Last poll closes at 7:00 PM CT
  • Caitlyn Jenner Supports Ted Cruz

    03/07/2016 2:29:18 PM PST · by stocksthatgoup · 60 replies
    Townhall ^ | 3/01/2016 | Christine Rousselle
    In an interview with The Advocate, Olympian-turned-reality-star Caitlyn Jenner expressed support for Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz. “I like Ted Cruz,” she declares. “I think he’s very conservative and a great constitutionalist and a very articulate man. I haven’t endorsed him or anything like that. But I also think, he’s an evangelical Christian, and probably one of the worst ones when it comes to trans issues.” “I get it. The Democrats are better when it comes to these types of social issues. I understand that.” So why support Republicans? “Number 1, if we don’t have a country, we don’t...
  • RAMPANT VOTE FRAUD IN AUSTIN , TX - VOTES FOR TRUMP SWITCHED TO RUBIO!

    03/06/2016 3:43:31 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 36 replies
    SuperStation95 ^ | Mar 01, 2016 | Newsroom
    Austin radio station KLBJ received around a half dozen complaints on Tuesday that Texas voting machines had change their votes, mostly from Donald Trump to Sen. Marco Rubio. The hosts of KLBJ’s Todd And Don Show noted that three callers had already complained about their votes being switched from Trump to Rubio when a fourth caller dialed in to say her ballot had been switched from Trump to Linda Gray. “That’s not good,” one of the hosts agreed. “You are the fourth person to call us in the past half hour to say they had that same problem. They voted...
  • Kentucky Caucus: What to expect Saturday

    03/05/2016 10:32:47 AM PST · by Morgana · 11 replies
    wlky.com ^ | March 5, 2016 | Mark Vanderhoff
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. —Kentucky's first ever presidential caucus is Saturday, and Republican Party officials worked feverishly Friday on the final touches. ust about every county in Kentucky has a polling location. Jefferson County has nine. Find your caucus location Some of the locations are at schools, so officials had to wait until school was out to set up. The polls open at 10 a.m. Saturday and close at 4 p.m
  • Kansas Republicans find long lines, enthusiasm at caucus sites across the state

    03/05/2016 10:42:06 AM PST · by Morgana · 20 replies
    kansascity.com ^ | March 5, 2016 | Dave Helling
    Long lines greeted thousands of Kansas Republicans Saturday as caucus sites opened across the state under chilly but comfortable skies. The wait easily exceeded an hour at the Shawnee Mission East caucus in Johnson County. Other caucuses were less crowded, but business was still brisk. “I don’t mind at all,” said Syd Taylor of Prairie Village as he waited in line. “I want to to hear what other people have to stay.” He said he planned to cast his ballot for Ohio Gov. John Kasich. The GOP operated caucuses at more than 100 sites across the state — and one...
  • “An Overthrow of the Government”

    03/04/2016 1:41:25 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 13 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/04/16 | Joan Swirsky
    Donald Trump's success represents a peaceful "overthrow of the government" and that the Republican establishment should be glad it's being achieved with "ballots not bullets." Sure enough, presidential candidate Donald J. Trump racked up impressive statistics in his Fox News debate tonight, effectively trouncing the competition that included Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, and Ohio Gov. John Kasich. Once again, however, Fox’s Megyn “hell hath no fury like a woman scorned” Kelly ambushed Mr. Trump by falsely stating that the Better Business Bureau had given Trump University a D-minus rating, when in fact it’s rating is, as...
  • We Want The Truth

    03/04/2016 11:20:30 AM PST · by scoresettled · 7 replies
    www.patcondell.net ^ | 12/14/2015 | Pat Condell
    The truth sets us free...
  • Jerry Falwell Jr.’s Trump endorsement draws objections from his late father’s confidant

    03/01/2016 2:20:45 PM PST · by JSDude1 · 41 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | March 1, 2016 | Phillip Rucker
    This story has been updated. It was one of Donald Trump’s first powerful endorsements: Jerry Falwell Jr., who testified for many evangelical Christians that despite leading a life of excess, the thrice-married, trash-talking mogul was indeed a God-fearing president-in-waiting. But Falwell’s plunge into presidential politics did not sit so well with intimates of his late father, Jerry Falwell Sr., nor with some at Liberty University, the Christian college in Virginia founded by the elder Falwell and now led by his son. Mark DeMoss, who for many years served as chief of staff to Falwell Sr. and considered the televangelist a...
  • 2016 RAND Presidential Election Panel Survey (Trump Supporters Analyzed)

    02/29/2016 2:04:02 PM PST · by Arec Barrwin · 76 replies
    RAND Corporation ^ | February 29, 2016 | Michael Pollard, Joshua Mendelsohn
    "Among people likely to vote in the Republican primary, people are 86.5 percent more likely to prefer Donald Trump as the first-choice nominee relative to all the others if they “somewhat” or “strongly agree” that “people like me don't have any say about what the government does.” Using statistical techniques, we can conclude that this increased preference for Trump is over and beyond any preferences based on respondent gender, age, race/ethnicity, employment status, educational attainment, household income, attitudes towards Muslims, attitudes towards illegal immigrants, or attitudes towards Hispanics." "Trump also beats Cruz among likely primary voters who have liberal positions...
  • Trump Derangement Syndrome Turns Into Treason - The real threat we face is not from Trump's rhetoric

    02/28/2016 11:40:05 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 159 replies
    Frontpage ^ | February 29, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    The stakes in 2016 are huge and the party is fractured. The rhetoric reflects a Trump Derangement Syndrome in which Trump is either a monster or a savior, instead of a politician. On the left, Bush Derangement Syndrome expressed itself in the conviction that he was unalterably and uniquely worse than every other president and would get around to declaring martial law and ruling forever. The danger of exaggeration is that previously unacceptable views suddenly become acceptable. Bush Derangement Syndrome made it acceptable for Democrats to descend into open treason by making common cause with Saddam Hussein, the Sunni terrorist...
  • Virginia Christians for Cruz - 3/1/2016 GOP Primary

    02/28/2016 6:30:19 PM PST · by MagnusMaximus1 · 56 replies
    Fairfax County VA Poliing Places ^ | 2-28-2016 | Virginia Tyranny Response Team
    Attention all Virginia Christians! Please work a polling place for Ted Cruz for President this Tuesday, March 1. 2016 from 6:00 A.M. UNTIL 7:00 P.M. or whatever time you can spare. Your help is especially needed in the battleground Northern Virginia county of Fairfax (link to all polling place addresses and maps above). Thank you!
  • Trump: Metaphor For American Conservatism

    02/26/2016 12:49:01 PM PST · by Ohioan · 115 replies
    Truth Based Logic ^ | February 26, 2016 | William Flax
    With a few bold stokes of historic significance, Trump has single-handedly broken the hold that "politically correct" bullies have long exerted over the vast bulk of those euphemistically described as "public servants." Thanks to Trump, it may never again be quite so easy to intimidate dissent in America. With a few unpleasant, yet effective, strokes on the platform in Presidential debates, Trump has easily derailed the plans of political bullies & the incredibly wealthy users of those political bullies, who were trying to force the nomination of another globalist, Neocon influenced, candidate on the Republican Party; clearly demonstrating the tactical...
  • Tonight's debate?

    02/25/2016 7:03:04 PM PST · by JOHN ADAMS · 38 replies
    me | February 26, 2016` | me
    So i'm watching the debate here, folks, and watching the Donald talk Winning! What do you folks -- there seem to be s many Trumpers here -- what do you make of this?
  • Republican debate: 5 things to watch

    02/25/2016 7:02:26 AM PST · by knarf · 31 replies
    CNN Politics ^ | February 25, 2016 | knarf
    Houston (CNN)Everything's bigger in Texas -- and that's true of the stakes at CNN's Republican debate in Houston at 8:30 p.m. ET Thursday night, just days before Super Tuesday.
  • Surprise: Obama vetting GOP Gov. Brian Sandoval for Scalia's Supreme Court seat

    02/24/2016 3:38:25 PM PST · by Kaslin · 85 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | February 24, 2016 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    Gotta give credit where it’s due. Obama and his pal Harry know how to troll Republicans. Brian Sandoval, the centrist Republican governor of Nevada, is being vetted by the White House for a possible nomination to the Supreme Court, according to two people familiar with the process.Sandoval is increasingly viewed by some key Democrats as perhaps the only nominee President Obama could select who would be able to break a Republican blockade in the Senate…Sandoval met Monday with Senate Minority Leader Harry M. Reid, a fellow Nevadan with whom he enjoys cordial relations. A person familiar with the conversation said...
  • Destroy both Democrat & Republican Political Establishments Make America Great Again.

    02/24/2016 8:52:33 AM PST · by JLAGRAYFOX · 25 replies
    Vanity
    With the Trump massive victory last night in the Nevada Caucus....the time is coming, or here already, not only to make America great again....but to cause the permanent upheaval of the American political structure, which is now controlled by political elites, the mainstream media, political donors, poliitcal lobbyists and the good ole boy & gals that rub each others backs in the Republican & Democrat political parties. The American people are treated like sheep, scorned, used & abused by these power hungry & financial tyrants. The political differences between both major parties is naught but a charade to keep us...