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  • It will take conservatives a lot of work to clean up after Trump. We should start now [cuckservative

    10/24/2016 12:01:04 PM PDT · by C19fan · 66 replies
    Washington Post ^ | October 24, 2016 | Michael R. Strain
    Conservatives need to be clear-eyed about the enormity of the Failure of 2016. The Republican Party — the imperfect political vehicle for conservative policy, ideas and values — nominated a man for president of the United States who is manifestly unfit to hold that office. This is clear for anyone with eyes to see and ears to hear. Donald Trump simply does not possess the temperament, moral character, judgment, knowledge or desire for knowledge necessary to be president. Period. Full stop. Adding insult to injury, Trump is at odds with conservatism in so many ways. This point has been made...
  • Despite Trump, Demotic Protest Politics Doesn't Always Fail

    10/21/2016 12:06:49 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies ^ | October 21, 2016 | Michael Barone
    2016 has been a big year for protest politics -- not just in the United States, what with Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump getting over 40 percent of primary votes, but also all over Europe and Latin America, where voters have been rejecting the advice of their nations' political, financial and media establishments. Two prime examples were in referendums. On June 23, 52 percent of British voters rejected the advice of Prime Minister David Cameron and other parties' leaders and chose to leave rather than remain in the European Union. On Oct. 2, 50.2 percent of voters in Colombia voted...
  • John Kasich skewers Donald Trump's "silly" rigged election claims

    10/19/2016 8:01:04 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 128 replies
    Former Republican presidential candidate and Ohio Gov. John Kasich is hitting back against the claim that the election is “rigged” -- an allegation that GOP nominee Donald Trump has repeatedly made in recent days. When asked in an interview with “CBS This Morning” early Wednesday whether he believed Trump’s assertion of a cooked election was correct, Kasich replied with an emphatic “no.” “Look, to say that elections are rigged and all these votes are stolen -- that’s like saying we never landed on the moon, frankly,” said Kasich. “That’s how silly it is.” The Ohio governor further criticized Trump’s position...
  • FOX News Anchor Shepard Smith Finally ‘Comes Out,’ Admits He’s Gay

    10/18/2016 6:02:19 PM PDT · by TangoLimaSierra · 77 replies ^ | 10/18/16 | 21wire
    For many viewers, this came as no surprise, but for many FOX conservative loyalists, this latest news would have come as a shock. FOX News host Shepard Smith joins other high-profile gay cable news anchors like CNN’s Anderson Cooper and Don Lemon. A number of high-profile media critics including top-rated talk radio host Michael Savage, have recently raised the alarm that FOX News is undergoing a liberal facelift following the departure of its news head Roger Ailes over a number sexual harassment cases.
  • New Jersey gas tax up 23 cents, from US' 49th highest to 6th

    10/14/2016 5:29:57 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 16 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 14, 2016 5:39 PM EDT | Michael Catalini
    New Jersey’s low gas prices are about to get more expensive after Republican Gov. Chris Christie on Friday signed legislation raising the gas tax by 23 cents per gallon, from the 49th highest in the nation to the sixth, to pay for an expired transportation trust fund. The gas tax, though, is still lower than the gas tax in neighboring New York and Pennsylvania. The hike is set to go into effect Nov. 1. Christie also rescinded an order that shut down transportation projects in the state. He first issued the order when the transportation trust fund expired months ago....
  • John Kasich has 3 words of advice for Republicans torn over how to handle Donald Trump

    10/14/2016 7:46:13 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 92 replies
    John Kasich has a simple message for Republicans who are struggling with how to respond to the 2005 tape that leaked last week of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump boasting about using his celebrity status to grope women. "Lead by example," he told Business Insider in a Thursday interview. The Ohio governor and onetime 2016 presidential hopeful, who was the last Trump challenger to drop out of the GOP primary, released an extended response to the tape over the weekend. In that response, he said the tape was not "surprising to me or many others." "Many people were angry and...
  • Paul Ryan Comes to Heel Behind Donald Trump Again.

    "Paul Ryan Comes to Heel Behind Donald Trump Again, Begins Pushing Trump Campaign Narrative on Hillary Clinton’s Catholic Smears" Trump needs to mend the rift. Swallow his pride and keep the team together. After the elections you can settle the arguments. Show the American people you are bigger then those who betrayed you and that you don't hold grudges.
  • Most GOP Senators Defecting from Trump Backed Amnesty Push

    10/12/2016 5:29:17 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 25 replies
    Lifezette ^ | 12 Oct 2016 | Jeffrey H. Anderson
    In a 2013 email published a few days ago by WikiLeaks, Hillary Clinton expressed views wildly at odds with those of the American citizenry: “My dream is a hemispheric common market, with open trade and open borders.” Most of Donald Trump’s Republican defectors are poised to help her achieve her open-borders dream. As Republican elites continue to defy Republican voters on the crucial issue of immigration, it’s not surprising that the Senate’s open-borders crowd is refusing to back the man who—largely because of his hawkish immigration position — was chosen by Republican voters to be their party’s nominee. While only...
  • Trump rips Paul Ryan, says 'shackles have been taken off me'

    10/11/2016 7:56:11 PM PDT · by Jyotishi · 52 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Tuesday, October 11, 2016 | Seth McLaughlin
    Donald Trump unleashed the fury of his Twitter account on his GOP critics Tuesday, accusing them of being fair-weather backers and insisting that he's better off without their "shackles," and he can now run the kind of campaign he wants. At first glance, though, the new Mr. Trump looked a lot like the old Mr. Trump -- with House Speaker Paul D. Ryan and Sen. John McCain targeted... "Disloyal R's are far more difficult than Crooked Hillary," he said in another tweet. "They come at you from all sides. They don't know how to win -- I will teach them!"...
  • Just in! Trump unloads on Paul Ryan and the GOP

    Yesterday, Paul Ryan announced he would stop defending Trump and told other GOP members to fend for themselves. Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) response: "Despite winning the second debate in a landslide (every poll), it is hard to do well when Paul Ryan and others give zero support!" - 8:16 AM - 11 Oct 2016 "Our very weak and ineffective leader, Paul Ryan, had a bad conference call where his members went wild at his disloyalty." 9:05 AM - 11 Oct 2016 "It is so nice that the shackles have been taken off me and I can now fight for America...
  • [Deplorable Traitor] Paul Ryan Will No Longer Defend Trump

    10/10/2016 9:51:33 AM PDT · by ResistanceMedia · 72 replies
    New York Times ^ | October 10, 2016 | Alexander Burns
    House Speaker Paul D. Ryan dealt a hammer blow to Donald J. Trump’s presidential candidacy Monday, telling Republican lawmakers that he would no longer defend Mr. Trump and would focus instead on defending the party’s majority in Congress. But in an illustration of Mr. Trump’s powerful grip on much of the party, Mr. Ryan faced angry blowback from conservative lawmakers supportive of Mr. Trump. After Mr. Ryan announced his decision in a conference call Monday morning, a stream of hard-liners came on the line to urge their colleagues not to give up on Mr. Trump, and complained that Mr. Ryan...
  • Gov. Whitman: Why Clinton is the only choice for president (Christie Whitman)

    10/09/2016 4:36:15 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 43 replies
    Newark Star-Ledger ^ | October 7, 2016 | Christine Todd Whitman
    By Christine Todd Whitman  Pundits and politicians — myself included — completely misjudged this election.  I certainly did not think that Donald Trump had a serious shot of being the Republican nominee when he first entered the presidential race.  When he got the nomination, few thought the polls would ever be this close. And far too many have failed to recognize that there is a difference between change and chaos.  The latter is what we will get with a Trump presidency. At a time when the country is facing real issues and many are wondering if they have a future of...
  • It’s a War. “If We Don’t, We Lose.”

    10/09/2016 6:35:54 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 11 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 10-9-2016 | MOTUS
    JanicetheElder posted this yesterday, it bears repeating:Unfortunately rather than following Breitbart’s recommendations, RINOs have instead adopted one of the most annoying tactics of the Progressive Left: virtue signaling. Except in RINO-World it’s used to discredit one of their own rather than the enemy – a unique play that generally allows the other team to score while you are still posturing and preening.In case you don’t remember exactly how virtue signaling works here’s a good explanation from Acculturated: it is the popular modern habit of indicating that one has virtue merely by expressing disgust or favor for certain political ideas, cultural...
  • Darryl Glenn: Trump should quit race

    10/08/2016 5:01:49 PM PDT · by snarkpup · 88 replies
    Colorado Springs Gazette ^ | October 8, 2016 Updated: 3:58 pm | Rachel Riley
    Republican U.S. Senate Nominee Darryl Glenn called for Donald Trump to step down Saturday after a video surfaced of the presidential nominee using vulgar, demeaning language to talk about women.
  • Paul Ryan Shouted Down by Trump Supporters in Wisconsin

    10/08/2016 3:05:58 PM PDT · by orchestra · 49 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/8/2016 | Patrick Howley
    House Speaker Paul Ryan was shouted down by chants of “Trump” at his Fall Fest event Saturday in Wisconsin. Ryan, who kicked off the speech talking about the “elephant in the room,” said that Trump’s banter with Billy Bush before taping an Access Hollywood segment in 2005 was “a troubling situation.” The chants for “Trump” start at about the 6:40 mark in the video below. Ryan was joined onstage by Wisconsites Ron Johnson and Scott Walker after the “Trump” shouts began, at the end of Ryan’s speech. Some also shouted, “God bless Trump,” and “See ya, Paul! Jackass!”
  • NeverTrumper Charlie Sykes To Quit His Wisconsin Talk Radio Show

    10/06/2016 7:30:11 PM PDT · by pissant · 59 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/6/16 | Neil Munro
    A leading #NeverTrump radio host is pulling the plug on his Wisconsin show, citing age and retirement plans to explain his departure from the airwaves by end of the year. “This morning, I announced that I am stepping down from my daily radio show on WTMJ at the end of this year,” Charlie Sykes said on his website. I know that lot of people will assume that my decision has something to do with this current campaign and the rise of Trumpism. But, the reality (as my friends and family know) is that I made this decision a long time...
  • Paul Ryan embarks on whirlwind tour to protect House and Senate majority

    10/03/2016 6:08:34 AM PDT · by tekrat
    The Washington Post ^ | 10/3/2016 | Paul Kane
    Daan Roosegaarde reached into the pocket of his suit jacket, pulled out a plastic bag filled with black powder, and waved it around. “This is Beijing smog,” Roosegaarde said, before gesturing to the seven-metre tall, gently humming metal tower we are stood next to in the Chinese capital’s art district, 798. “We collected it from the tower yesterday. Incredibly disgusting.” Dutch designer Roosegaarde’s smog souvenir may be disgusting, but it’s the byproduct of an invention that he has touted as a potential alleviator of China’s pollution problems. His “smog-free tower” sucks air, filters it with ion technology, with Roosegaarde having...
  • Clinton campaign rolls out a few dozen more Republican endorsements

    09/30/2016 6:37:28 AM PDT · by detective · 53 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | September 29, 2016 | John Wagner
    The campaign of Democrat Hillary Clinton rolled out another 40 endorsements from prominent Republicans and independents Thursday, the latest play in a bid to lure voters across party lines in her race against Donald Trump. The list includes three former congressmen, a dozen former high-ranking members of Republican administrations — including a White House ethics lawyer, a director of the Situation Room and an undersecretary of transportation — as well as an array of Capitol Hill staffers, local elected officials and fundraisers for GOP candidates. The recruits were trumpeted in an afternoon conference call featuring John Podesta, Clinton’s campaign chairman,...
  • Lindsey Graham laughs at The Donald's debate performance and cracks cocaine joke at his expense

    09/29/2016 9:15:04 PM PDT · by kevcol · 64 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | September 29, 2016 | Nikki Schwab
    The South Carolina Republican, who previously went on record to say he's not voting for Trump nor Clinton, has now put himself in a position to play pundit and he used his time onstage to explain the strengths and weaknesses of the two major party candidates. But first, as he started a Q&A with Bloomberg's Margaret Carlson, he told a joke. 'I have the sniffles and I'm not using cocaine. I promise you,' Graham said.
  • McConnell: Congress should discuss fixes to 9/11 law

    09/29/2016 9:49:57 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 16 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sep. 29, 2016 12:39 PM EDT | Andrew Taylor
    The Senate’s top Republican Thursday warned that legislation enacted over President Barack Obama’s veto to allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia in U.S. courts may have “unintended ramifications” and that lawmakers should discuss fixes to the measure. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said the White House was too slow to warn about the “potential consequences” of the measure. Both the House and Senate overwhelmingly overrode Obama’s veto of the measure on Wednesday. McConnell said he told the president recently that the 9/11 victims bill “was an example of an issue that we should have talked about...
  • Why in the world would the NRA endorse the Democrat in Missouri? "GotNews" gives us the answer

    09/21/2016 9:04:10 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 19 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 9/21/16 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    As a life NRA member, like many of you I was puzzled and dismayed by the news that the NRA had endorsed the Democrat candidate for Governor of Missouri. What but how could that be? This report from lays it out. The Republican candidate is Eric Greitens, a Navy SEAL! There must be more to the story and there is. has presented the whole picture of exactly who Greitens is; and it’s not very attractive for genuine American conservatives. Greitens is former Democrat, a globalist and a man who has strong connections to “the Clinton Foundation, George Soros,...
  • George H.W. Bush to vote for Hillary

    09/20/2016 5:57:13 AM PDT · by MarchonDC09122009 · 189 replies
    Drudge link to Politico ^ | 09/20/2016 | Darren Samuelsohn
    DrudgeReport top story: George H.W. Bush to vote for Hillary - POLITICO George H.W. Bush to vote for Hillary A Kennedy outs a Bush who favors a Clinton. By Darren Samuelsohn 09/19/16 11:20 PM EDT Updated 09/19/16 11:36 PM EDT Former President George H.W. Bush is bucking his party's presidential nominee and plans to vote for Hillary Clinton in November, according to a member of another famous political family, the Kennedys. Bush, 92, had intended to stay silent on the White House race between Clinton and Donald Trump, a sign in and of itself of his distaste for the...
  • Adam Kinzinger (Ill 16th) and Internet Freedom

    09/13/2016 8:30:01 AM PDT · by bobt7818 · 25 replies
    Called Adam Kinzinger’s (Ill 16) DC office yesterday and asked, “What is my Congressman going to do to prevent Obama from ceding our Internet freedom to the UN by giving up US control of ICANN?” They claimed they did not know anything about this. Has anyone else had a similar experience with their “Representative”?
  • Everything You Need To Know About the #HillarybyProxy cabal

    09/09/2016 7:32:21 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 4 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 9-9-2016 | MOTUS
    Okay you Never-Trumpers, I’ll  concede that The Donald is sometimes less than articulate (in the community organizer/orator sense of the word), says some things that seem less than brilliant, can be a bit crude and has some fairly funky looking hair. Which leads some to conclude he isn’t “presidential.” However, I would expect you, then, to concede that electing the smartest guy (or gal) in the room with the sharpest crease in his/her trousers, whose primary qualifications entail being “articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy (or gal)” won’t exactly work out all that well either.Too cool for...
  • Jeb Bush: Donald Trump’s shift on immigration ‘abhorrent’

    08/31/2016 12:48:18 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 90 replies
    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says Donald Trump is turning into a typical politician with his recent comments on illegal immigration, saying Mr. Trump is correct to try to reach out to new constituencies but that it’s anyone’s guess what he might actually believe. “This is all a game,” Mr. Bush said Thursday in a radio interview with WABC’s Rita Cosby. “His views will change based on the feedback he gets from a crowd, or, you know, what he thinks he has to do.” Mr. Bush, who Mr. Trump repeatedly mocked as “low energy” during the GOP presidential primary contest,...
  • Breitbart/Gravis Arizona Poll Shows Razor Thin Margin Between McCain, Ward Heading into Election

    08/29/2016 3:33:08 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 55 replies ^ | 8/29/16 | Neil McCabe
    <p>Arizona Sen. John McCain turned 80 on Monday, just one day before he will face off against a Republican challenger in the state’s primary.</p> <p>McCain is expected to win Tuesday's primary. A CNN/ORC poll released last week had him ahead of his challenger, Kelli Ward, 55%-29%.</p>
  • Republican Congressman Pushes Internet Sales Tax Plan

    08/27/2016 1:37:59 PM PDT · by JeepersFreepers · 16 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | August 26, 2016 | Richard Rubin
    A new Republican proposal [by Rep. Bob Goodlatte (RINO, VA)] to resolve the long-running fight over taxing internet sales across state lines drew praise from Inc. and House Speaker Paul Ryan. “I am shocked Republicans would propose an internet sales tax,” said Sen. Ron Wyden (D., Ore.) “This proposal would create a logistical nightmare for states like Oregon that don’t have or want sales taxes. I will continue to oppose any efforts to impose a national sales tax scheme on Oregonians.” Michael Needham, the chief executive officer of Heritage Action for America said, “the Republican-controlled Congress would be wise...
  • Establishment Republicans Tired Of ‘Slick Moral Preening’ By GOP Trump Opponents

    08/25/2016 6:28:13 AM PDT · by C19fan · 25 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | August 23, 2016 | Ryan Grim
    Every day of the Donald Trump campaign seems to bring with it a new article about an establishment Republican whose conscience can’t bear to back the reality TV star. For those who haven’t made that decision, these relentless news items are starting to smart. Some Washington Republicans wish these folks and their consciences would shut up. The most recent insult came Monday with a Politico story that began, “Former President George W. Bush’s Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy is the latest high-ranking Republican to announce his support for Hillary Clinton’s White House bid.”
  • Graham on Trump: 'He's in a death spiral'

    08/19/2016 12:34:01 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 111 replies
    Sen. Lindsey Graham is worried Donald Trump's floundering presidential campaign will cost the Senate Republicans their majority. "People are getting pretty nervous about our candidates because he's in a death spiral here and nobody knows where the bottom is at," the South Carolina Republican told the New York Times. The Republican presidential nominee overhauled his campaign this week following a string of controversial comments that angered many in the party. But it is unclear if that will help Trump avoid the fall he's seen in recent national and state polls. Specifically, Republicans worry that Trump's struggles in the swing states...
  • Former Romney official endorses Clinton

    08/19/2016 8:48:13 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 82 replies
    One of Mitt Romney’s original national finance committee chairs says he is voting for Hillary Clinton rather than Donald Trump. “I have decided to endorse and support Hillary Clinton for president, even though everybody else I will vote for this November will be a real Republican,” David Nierenberg wrote in a Friday op-ed for CNBC. “Hillary Clinton knows her stuff,” he added of the Democratic presidential nominee. "She is emotionally mature and centered. She respects and enjoys working with people from all backgrounds. “She has the diplomatic skills needed to break the gridlock in Washington and lead our country well....
  • Lindsey Graham predicts Trump loss: ‘Reality is reality’

    08/18/2016 9:16:21 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 132 replies
    Sen. Lindsey Graham has predicted a massive loss for Donald Trump in November, saying the GOP presidential nominee has alienated voters to the point of no return. “Reality is reality,” the South Carolina Republican said Tuesday on WABC Radio’s Imus in the Morning, BuzzFeed first reported. “Mitt Romney got 27% of the Hispanic vote. By 2050, a majority of the country will be African-American, Hispanic, Asian, and others, and we’re losing demographically. We’ve gone from 44% with Bush to 27% with Romney, and I don’t think Donald Trump’s gonna get 20%,” Mr. Graham said. “The problems we’ve had with young...
  • Jeb Bush boosts Cole for governor

    08/17/2016 2:25:20 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 14 replies
    MORGANTOWN — Jeb Bush hit the campaign trail Tuesday for West Virginia Republican gubernatorial nominee Bill Cole, a Donald Trump supporter in heavily pro-Trump coal country. Bush, who has said he won’t vote for Trump or Hillary Clinton for president, addressed a West Virginia business group Tuesday about fighting substance abuse, reforming the tax code, cutting regulations and overhauling the education system. But the former Florida governor’s speech largely avoided commentary on Trump, a bitter rival whose attacks became personal during a crowded Republican presidential primary. Bush also headlined a Cole fundraiser Tuesday evening. “I’d say that everybody has their...
  • John Kasich is getting the band back together in New Hampshire, perhaps with an eye on 2020

    08/16/2016 11:31:23 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 46 replies
    CLEVELAND, Ohio – John Kasich will return this month to New Hampshire, site of one of his brightest moments as a Republican presidential candidate earlier this year. The Ohio governor will be in the state Aug. 28-29 for a reunion with his supporters there and to campaign and raise money for GOP gubernatorial hopeful Chris Sununu. Sununu is competing in a September primary. His brother, former U.S. Sen. John E. Sununu, was one of the highest-profile surrogates for Kasich's unsuccessful White House bid. "It's been too many years since New Hampshire has had a Republican governor and Chris Sununu is...
  • Morning Spin: Sen. Kirk now mum on write-in for president

    08/15/2016 8:37:04 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 28 replies
    Facing a tough re-election battle, Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk has decided a better strategy is to play defense against the two major-party nominees than to discuss who he’ll write in for president. Surrounded by volunteers, Kirk started a bus tour Sunday at Buckingham Fountain that will last about two weeks. The tour will include fundraising visits and a stop at the traditional Republican Day at the Illinois State Fair on Wednesday in Springfield. Kirk is being challenged by two-term Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, of Hoffman Estates. Kirk is viewed nationally as perhaps the most vulnerable GOP Senate incumbent,...
  • Clinton Climate Plan Winners Include Supporters’ Clients... [Carlos Gutierrez]

    08/15/2016 6:49:28 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 8 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 7/28/15
    Hillary Clinton’s plan to dramatically boost U.S. solar power production and installation could benefit a number of companies that have paid or donated to various arms of the former secretary of state’s expansive political network.... More recent corporate donors to the group include the Albright Stonebridge Group a political intelligence firm founded by Madeline Albright, the former secretary of state, that boasts of its ability to connect businesses to Washington power-brokers. Albright Stonebridge has also represented First Solar, helping the company to secure a lucrative solar contract in China in 2009. The firm did not respond to questions about its...
  • Susan Collins considers Libertarian, write-in for president

    08/14/2016 8:28:20 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 65 replies
    WGME via Bangor Daily News ^ | Aug. 14, 2016, at 6:51 p.m. | Daniel Lampariello
    Sen. Susan Collins appeared on CBS’s “Face the Nation” Sunday morning from the WGME studios, explaining why she is not voting for her party’s presidential nominee. […] Collins said she can’t support Hillary Clinton either. She said she is considering the Libertarian ticket, but that’s not a sure thing either. “I may write in a candidate who I believe would be best qualified to lead our country,” Collins said. …
  • Manafort: Anti-Trump Republicans connected to Clinton

    08/14/2016 6:06:12 PM PDT · by Nachum · 41 replies
    washington examiner ^ | 8/14/16 | Gabby Morrongiello
    Donald Trump's campaign chairman accused a group of Republican national security officials on Sunday of having close ties to Hillary Clinton after they declared their party's presidential nominee "unfit" to be commander-in-chief in an open letter earlier this week. "A lot of them have connections to the Clinton Foundation and have gotten contracts over the last several years to do work for the Clinton Foundation or some of its subsidiaries," Paul Manafort told New York-based radio host John Catsimatidis. "So it is far from an objective group, it is far from a Republican group and it is part of the...
  • Hey Rove! Shut your ugly pie hole you backstabbing bastard!

    08/12/2016 1:29:17 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 115 replies
    Re: Rove on Fox News TV ranting about Trump defending himself from GOPe traitors
    Hey Rove! Shut your ugly pie hole you backstabbing bastard!
  • Florida Republican: 'I think I'll write in the name Jeb Bush'

    08/11/2016 9:31:21 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 93 replies
    Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) said Tuesday that she will write in Jeb Bush’s name when voting for president in November, according to ABC News. "I think I'll write in the name Jeb Bush," she told the Miami Herald editorial board. "A candidate should espouse optimism." Ros-Lehtinen had endorsed the former Florida governor’s primary campaign before he dropped out of the race in February.
  • Is Senator Susan Collins Ditzy, Senile, or Worse? [aw!m vanity]

    08/11/2016 5:02:42 AM PDT · by Arthur Wildfire! March · 31 replies
    Senator Collins trashed and tried to undermine Trump, and I have a little 'in-depth' about her. Maybe it's overly-kind to think of her as a ditzy geriatric party girl who appears oh-so-venerable in the public eye. ~~~ Collins: Trump will make the world 'more dangerous' CNN - 2 days ago 'Sen. Susan Collins said Tuesday that Donald Trump could make the world "more dangerous" and that his values represent a threat to the ...' [snip] ~~~ If she has a functioning brain, why does she of all senators take such a cavalier attitude about nuclear-level treason against the Free World?...
  • Donors for Bush, Kasich and Christie Are Turning to Clinton More Than to Trump

    08/09/2016 1:40:34 PM PDT · by C19fan · 24 replies
    NY Times ^ | August 9, 2016 | Adam Pearce
    People who donated to establishment Republican candidates in the primary season are more likely to give money to Hillary Clinton, the Democratic nominee, than to their own party’s candidate, Donald J. Trump.
  • Rick Wilson: ‘We’ll Lose Religious Liberty,’ 2nd Amendment with President Hillary —

    08/09/2016 8:14:46 AM PDT · by orchestra · 23 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8/8/2016
    (Full title) Rick Wilson: ‘We’ll Lose Religious Liberty,’ 2nd Amendment with President Hillary — but Trump Is Worse! Republican consultant Rick Wilson, the day before he announced an independent presidential candidate more obscure than David French, admitted that President Hillary Clinton would wreak havoc on the issues that conservatives hold dear… but somehow, President Donald Trump would be even worse. From the New York Daily News: We can’t have four or eight or 12 or 16 years with an irresponsible almost-President gleefully undermining everything the next two or three Presidents and Congresses try to accomplish — while selling socks made...
  • Yes, John Kasich is still running for president — in 2020

    08/09/2016 8:36:48 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 25 replies
    Of the 17 candidates who ran for the Republican nomination, perhaps only two can honestly say they ran the races they intended to run. Donald Trump, the victor, is certainly one of them. John Kasich's aides argue that he's the other. Following his unceremonious departure from the presidential primary in May, the Ohio Republican governor is carrying forward with a sense of vindication, embracing his new role as the "Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval" for vulnerable swing-state Republicans. On Thursday, that found Kasich in Chicago, helping to raise money for Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk, who is in a tough re-election...
  • Republican Sen. Susan Collins won’t vote for Donald Trump

    08/08/2016 7:05:34 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 102 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 8, 2016 | Victor Morton
    Sen. Susan Collins of Maine has become the second and most-senior Republican senator to say she will not vote for GOP nominee Donald Trump for president. In an op-ed published online Monday night in The Washington Post, Ms. Collins said it was “not a decision I make lightly, for I am a lifelong Republican.” The column outlined a series of common criticisms of Mr. Trump’s conduct and temperament — mocking a reporter with disabilities, feuding wioth a Muslim Gold Star family, suggesting a Mexican-American judge might not be impartial.
  • Bill Kristol Lets The Cat Out of the Bag: Paul Ryan Is Secretly Working Against Donald Trump

    08/05/2016 7:57:48 AM PDT · by blueyon · 86 replies ^ | 8/05/16 | Matthew Boyle
    JANESVILLE, Wisconsin — “Never Trump” movement leader Bill Kristol of the Weekly Standard seemingly accidentally let the cat out of the bag about House Speaker Paul Ryan: Kristol says Ryan is secretly working against Donald Trump, the Republican nominee for president. “Trump is corrupting everyone who has supported him, or who is working for him, and even is accommodating or rationalizing,” Kristol said in an interview with MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell on Thursday, one his own publication the Weekly Standard promoted online. During the interview, Kristol incredibly claimed that Indiana Gov. Mike Pence—Donald Trump’s running mate, the vice presidential nominee—does not...
  • Newt Gingrich breaks with Donald Trump and endorses John McCain

    08/04/2016 8:16:58 PM PDT · by \/\/ayne · 93 replies
    Washington Post ^ | August 4, 2016 | Jenna Johnson
    "...I know that John McCain is a national treasure."
  • Rauner surprises GOP with action on birth control, abortions

    08/04/2016 7:51:30 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug. 4, 2016 7:55 PM EDT | Ivan Moreno
    Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has clashed with Illinois Democrats on big issues like the state budget and the influence of unions, but he recently he bucked the party line on legislation the GOP has fervently opposed: expanding birth control coverage and access to abortions. Not a single Republican voted in favor of either bill. So last week, Rauner surprised some Republican legislators and angered conservative groups when he signed both Democrat-sponsored measures. One of them extends insurance coverage for nearly all contraceptives and the other requires physicians who refuse to perform abortions or other health care services for moral and...
  • NRO (National Review) Is Moving to Facebook Comments

    08/04/2016 12:52:57 PM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 54 replies
    National Review ^ | August 4, 2016 2:00 PM | Charles C.W. Cooke
    As of this afternoon, NRO will be moving its comments section from Disqus to Facebook. If you have built up a set of conversations over the years, worry not: All comments on existing posts will remain intact and linked to Disqus. But in order to comment on new posts, you’ll need a Facebook account. If/once you have one, there’s nothing special you need to do. Just navigate down to the comments section and log in. If you have any questions or technical difficulties, please do get in touch at
  • Ryan rebellion: Paul under siege on own Facebook page

    08/03/2016 8:34:22 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 86 replies
    WND ^ | 8/3/2016 | LEO HOHMANN
    If House Speaker Paul Ryan’s own Facebook page is any indication of how well he will fare in next Tuesday’s all-important primary race against upstart challenger Paul Nehlen, it might not be smooth sailing for the 16-year incumbent come Election Day. In fact, Ryan’s campaign is showing signs of “melting down,” at least if social media is to be taken as a barometer. The level of antipathy toward Ryan on his two Facebook sites has been heating up in recent days as the election draws closer. “There’s such a deluge of comments negative to Paul Ryan on Ryan’s own Facebook...
  • Meg Whitman's Treason

    08/03/2016 1:43:43 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 32 replies
    Rush ^ | August 3, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Right. So I just saw it. I just saw it up there on CNN. They're ballyhooing and they're promoting Meg Whitman, who was referred to as "a Republican donor," and she may well be. What did she start? Did she start eBay? What did Meg Whitman do? (interruption) She's one of the founders of eBay. Okay. Yeah, and I remember that McCain had her on his... Well, I don't know if she was on his short list, but I remember one day somebody asked him (this is back in the '08 campaign), "Is there anybody out there...