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  • Thousands of Former Muslims Are Speaking Out After Paris

    11/24/2015 11:42:23 AM PST · by A_perfect_lady · 20 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | Nov 25, 2015 | Ali A. Rizvi
    Where are all the secular liberals in the Muslim world? I've lost count of how many times I've heard this question. The answer is both unsurprising and heartbreaking. In Muslim-majority countries, they are often being lashed and imprisoned for blogging, hacked to death in open daylight, or sentenced to death for writing poetry. Here in the West, they are often being disowned from their families, ostracized from their communities, and even murdered by their own families in "honor killings." As for those who choose to leave the religion altogether, the outcome is even more sinister. There are thirteen countries, all...
  • Greta Van Susteren VOTE: Has your opinion of Donald Trump gone UP or DOWN since he announced WH bid?

    11/23/2015 6:09:12 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 41 replies
    Twitter ^ | 11/23/2015 | Greta Van Susteren
    Greta Van Susteren asks: Are you voting? Has your opinion of @realDonaldTrump gone UP or DOWN since he announced WH bid? VOTE using UP or DOWN.
  • Meet the lady that has single handedly united all the races and religions of the world

    11/22/2015 1:50:31 PM PST · by lowbridge · 34 replies
  • Outrage After Political Cartoon About Governor Elect Bevin

    11/21/2015 12:49:58 PM PST · by Republican Wildcat · 22 replies
    WLEX-18 ^ | 11/19/2015
    People are outraged after the Herald Leader published political cartoonist Joel Pett's recent cartoon about Governor Elect Matt Bevin. The cartoon has been viewed by many as an attack on Bevin's adopted children. The Governor Elect is calling Pett a racist and some people are demanding that the paper fire Pett and the entire editorial staff at the Herald Leader. The cartoon, published Thursday, shows Bevin under his desk, shivering with fear. The caption reads, "Sir, they're not terrorists...they're your own adopted kids!" The children referenced in this cartoon are the four Ethiopian children the Governor Elect and his wife...
  • Make Hashtag, Not War

    11/20/2015 5:21:01 AM PST · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 20, 2015 | Erick Erickson
    The "hashtag" is the pound, or number, sign on a keyboard. Many on social medial place the symbol before words, allowing those words to be tracked as keywords on social media. Listeners to my radio show, for example, often tweet with #EERS at the end for "Erick Erickson Radio Show," making it easy for listeners to see each other's tweets. In 2014, State Department spokes child Jen Psaki held up a sign for twitter showing the #UnitedForUkraine hashtag. She then followed it up a month later tweeting, "The world stands #UnitedforUkraine. Let's hope that the #Kremlin & @mfa_Russia will live...
  • 'Glad to See That Ronda Rousey Lost,' Donald Trump Tweets as Fighter Vows, 'I'll Be Back'

    11/16/2015 2:12:49 PM PST · by EveningStar · 60 replies
    People ^ | November 16, 2015 | Char Adams
    Donald Trump is glad that Ronda Rousey lost her title as UFC women's bantamweight champion ... "Glad to see that @RondaRousey lost her championship fight last night. Was soundly beaten - not a nice person!" Trump, 69, tweeted to his more than 4 million followers on Sunday ... Days earlier, Rousey, 28, pledged her support to Bernie Sanders in an interview with Maxim magazine. She added that if Sanders doesn't defeat Hillary Clinton in the primary, she'll vote for a third-party candidate ...
  • DFLer (RAT) abruptly quits race after saying 'ISIS isn't necessarily evil'

    11/15/2015 5:38:51 PM PST · by Libloather · 44 replies
    Star Tribune ^ | 11/15/15 | Paul Walsh
    A Burnsville DFLer's campaign for the state House abruptly ended Sunday morning within hours of him posting on social media that ISIS "isn't necessarily evil" and is "made up of people doing what they think is best for their community." The Twitter posting Saturday by Dan Kimmel, coming as the world's emotions remain raw from Friday's terror attacks in Paris, brought swift rebuke from others on Twitter. House Minority Leader Paul Thissen, DFL-Minneapolis, called for Kimmel to give up his campaign. "I'm folding up the campaign tent," Kimmel told the Star Tribune. He later issued a written apology and called...
  • Donald Trump: ‘O’Malley is a clown’; ‘Hillary is owned by Wall Street’

    11/15/2015 5:35:30 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 33 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 11/15/2015 | Dylan Stableford
    During Saturday's Democratic debate, former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley called Donald Trump an "immigrant-bashing carnival barker." "Let's say it in our debate because you'll never hear this from that immigrant-bashing carnival barker Donald Trump," O'Malley said during a discussion on border security and immigration reform. "The truth of the matter is net immigration from Mexico last year was zero." The real estate mogul and outspoken Republican hopeful responded via his preferred medium: Twitter.
  • “Shame On You”: Newt Gingrich Called Out On French TV For Paris Tweet

    11/14/2015 12:01:59 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 56 replies
    Buzz Feed ^ | 11/15/2015 | Andrew Kaczynski
    Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich was called out on French television for a tweet he sent about the deadly terrorist attack in Paris on Friday. The former speaker and presidential candidate had speculated in a tweet that citizens with concealed carry permits for guns would have stopped the deadly shooting at a Paris concert hall. Gingrich's tweet prompted France 24's Mark Owen to say he found capitalizing on crises to advance a political agenda to be shameful. "Newt Gingrich, shame on you," Owen said. "So he's using this atrocity to make his point that people should be able...
  • Was The Poop Swastika Incident At Mizzou A Giant Hoax? (NO evidence of Poopstika)

    11/10/2015 1:53:06 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 74 replies
    The Federalist ^ | November 10, 2015 | Sean Davis
    Something stinks at the University of Missouri. A reported incident of vandalism at Mizzou sparked university-wide protests, a boycott by the school’s 4-5 football team, and eventually the resignation of the university’s president and chancellor. There’s only one problem: no evidence of the alleged incident, in which a poop swastika on the wall of a dormitory restroom was reported, has ever been made publicly available. Did this incident occur as reported, or was it an immaculate defecation that formed the foundation of an unimaginable deception?
  • Can We Start Taking Political Correctness Seriously Now?[Mizzou]

    11/10/2015 1:12:02 PM PST · by Red Badger · 56 replies
    nymag.com ^ | November 10, 2015 9:01 a.m. | By Jonathan Chait
    The student protest at the University of Missouri began as a response to a serious problem — outbursts of vile racism on campus — and quickly devolved into an expression of a renewed left-wing hostility to freedom of expression. At the protest on Missouri’s campus yesterday, on a space that is expressly open to free expression, protesters barred journalists from covering the demonstrations. In one scene, protesters surrounded and harassed Tim Tai, a photographer with the student newspaper, chanting, “Hey, hey, ho, ho, journalists have got to go.” The scene is captured on a video here, which rewards close watching...
  • Missouri Student VP: I'm Tired Of Hearing People Use First Amendment Rights

    11/10/2015 11:20:08 AM PST · by i88schwartz · 73 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | November 10, 2015 | RealClearPolitics
    Brenda Smith-Lezama, vice president of the Missouri Students Association, appeared on MSNBC Tuesday afternoon to express her disdain at people using their First Amendment rights to create a "hostile" and "unsafe" learning environment. Smith-Lezama advocated for a safe space for "healing" rather than "experiencing a lot of hate." Video...
  • UNIV OF MISSOURI: Provost Appoints Interim Vice Chancellor for Inclusion, Diversity and Equity

    11/10/2015 11:19:58 AM PST · by LibFreeUSA · 30 replies
    University of Missouri ^ | Nov 10, 2015 | Christian Basi
    COLUMBIA, Mo. ­— University of Missouri Provost Garnett Stokes announced today that Chuck Henson, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Trial Practice in the MU School of Law, has been named as Interim Vice Chancellor for Inclusion, Diversity and Equity, effective immediately. “We’re pleased that Professor Henson has agreed to serve in this very important and crucial role at our university,” Stokes said. “We’re looking forward to working with him as we continue to make Mizzou an inclusive and welcoming community for everyone who teaches, works and studies here.”
  • Mizzou Communications Prof Calls for ‘Muscle’ Against Student Journalist

    11/10/2015 11:35:54 AM PST · by simpson96 · 59 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/9/2015 | Lee Stranahan
    Following in the media-hostile tradition of Black Lives Matter, a student journalist named Tim Tai, who was working for ESPN, was accosted and intimidated by the crowd, who attempted to block him from doing his work. When he pointed out he had the right to be there, the mob continued to surround him and other journalists trying to report on the University of Missouri story.At the end of the video, a woman approaches student photojournalist Mark Schierbecker in a public space. Video shows her apparently trying to grab his camera and then calling for “muscle” to remove him.However, as a...
  • Tourist killed by 'dinosaur-sized' shark off South African beach...

    01/15/2010 12:22:27 PM PST · by TaraP · 46 replies · 3,958+ views
    http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/jan/13/cape-town-giant-shark-attack Witnesses have described their horror at seeing a tourist being eaten by a "gigantic" shark in South Africa's most popular holiday destination. Lloyd Skinner was pulled under the surf and dragged out to sea by the shark, believed to be a great white, off Fish Hoek beach in Cape Town. His diving goggles and a dark patch of blood were all that remained in the water. "Holy shit. We just saw a gigantic shark eat what looked like a person in front of our house," witness Gregg Coppen posted on Twitter. "That shark was huge. Like dinosaur huge." The...
  • NBCUniversal Executive Hosts Fundraiser for Hillary Clinton (Comcast, NBC & MSNBC)

    11/07/2015 4:33:45 PM PST · by Libloather · 18 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 11/05/15 | DANIEL HALPER
    An NBCUniversal executive, Joe Waz, is hosting a fundraiser today for Hillary Clinton. "Clinton has arrived at her first fundraiser of the day. NBCUniversal executive Joe Waz, and his wife Cynthia Telles, are hosting the event," Dan Merica of CNN reports on Twitter. NBCUniversal, which is owned by Comcast, operates NBC and MSNBC, among other television networks.
  • GOP candidate line-up announced for Fox Business Network/WSJ debate

    11/06/2015 5:08:12 AM PST · by Kaslin · 37 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | November 6, 2015
    Fox Business Network on Thursday announced the candidate line-up for the Nov. 10 Republican presidential debates. The candidates qualifying for the prime-time, 9 p.m. ET debate are: Billionaire businessman Donald Trump; retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson; Florida Sen. Marco Rubio; Texas Sen. Ted Cruz; former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush; former HP CEO Carly Fiorina; Ohio Gov. John Kasich; and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul. The candidates qualifying for the earlier, 7 p.m. ET debate are: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie; former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee; Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal; and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum. The criteria were different than for past...
  • Beyoncé Ignored the LGBT Community in Houston

    11/05/2015 12:59:55 AM PST · by a fool in paradise · 45 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | Posted: 11/04/2015 4:12 pm EST | Carlos Maza
    It kills me to write this post. I have spent more time worshiping Beyoncé than just about any other pop star. I've spent countless hours dancing to "Grown Woman" alone in my apartment. I've been the only guy in a dance class aimed at teaching the "Single Ladies" dance, and I loved every second of it. Beyoncé has been queen in my life since the first time I watched the "Crazy In Love" video. But. Over the past few months, Beyoncé has repeatedly refused the opportunity to speak out against the legalization of discrimination against LGBT people in her hometown......
  • Donald Trump Tweets a Picture of Jeb Bush Next to a Swastika

    11/04/2015 5:02:46 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 93 replies
    NBC News ^ | Nov 4 2015, 7:05 am ET | Cassandra Vinograd
    Donald Trump posted a tweet Tuesday featuring a Nazi swastika next to a picture of GOP rival Jeb Bush.
  • Twitter Engineering Manager Leslie Miley Leaves Company Because Of Diversity Issues

    11/04/2015 10:35:30 AM PST · by Sgt_Schultze · 27 replies
    Tech Crunch ^ | 3 Nov 2015 | Megan Rose Dickey
    Twitter Engineering Manager Leslie Miley, the only black engineer in a leadership position at Twitter, just publicly announced that he has left the company. In his post, he says his reasons for leaving have everything to do with the way Twitter is addressing diversity and inclusion. Though Miley was laid off as part of Twitter's cuts in October, he says he had already told Twitter that he had planned on leaving at the end of October. He also passed on the severance package so that he could speak openly about his experience at Twitter. So, it seems as if Twitter...
  • Jeb Bush’s #JebCanFixIt Fiasco

    11/03/2015 9:48:22 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 29 replies
    Fox Business ^ | 11/3/15 | Steve Tobak
    When the Jeb Bush for President campaign relaunched with a modified slogan, "Jeb Can Fix It," on Monday morning, the hashtag #JebCanFixIt started immediately trending on Twitter (TWTR) , garnering nearly 30,000 Tweets by the end of the day. Sounds great, right? Not if you're a Bush supporter. The hashtag was instantly hijacked by thousands of trolls with Tweets like this:
  • Donald Trump goes on lengthy tweet-storm rant blasting Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio

    11/01/2015 11:48:48 AM PST · by EveningStar · 282 replies
    Business Insider ^ | November 1, 2015 | Maxwell Tani
    Donald Trump seems to want in on the escalating feud between Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Florida) and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R). In an early-Sunday morning tweet-storm, a tactic that's become a hallmark of his campaign for president, Trump weighed in Rubio and Bush's relationship.
  • Narcissistic Nation Hooked on Social Media

    10/30/2015 8:15:24 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 17 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/30/15 | Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh
    No matter what the purpose or how we use Facebook or Twitter, we have become a dangerously narcissistic nation addicted to social media We have become a narcissistic nation hooked on social media 24/7. If we look around in every direction possible, we see people with their eyes downcast and locked onto illuminated and addictive rectangular devices that consume many waking moments of each day. These smart devices glow in the dark on the driver’s side while cars swerve or seem to drive themselves. It won’t be long before driverless cars will be made available by the global government elites...
  • Donald Trump rules Twitter during GOP debate. Rand Paul barely registers.

    10/29/2015 10:07:00 AM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 32 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 10/29/2015 | Justin Wm. Moyer
    Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump may be trailing rival Ben Carson in some Iowa polls, but he’s a heck of a lot more tweetable. This analysis came from Twitter, which broke down each Republican candidate’s “share of the debate conversation” after the 10 contenders mixed it up in Boulder, Colo., Wednesday night in a primary debate aired on CNBC. Sen. Rand Paul (Ky.) trailed the field. Most mentioned candidates on Twitter, with share of debate conversation: Donald Trump: 22.19 percent Ted Cruz: 14.49 percent Ben Carson: 12.58 percent Marco Rubio: 12.24 percent Jeb Bush: 11.30 percent Carly Fiorina: 7.13 percent...
  • Proof: NBC Debate Moderator John Harwood Lied About Rubio’s Tax Plan

    10/28/2015 9:17:03 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 42 replies
    Brietbart ^ | 10-29-2015 | John Nolte
    A document has been unearthed proving John Harwood, the left-wing moderator of Wednesday night’s CNBC debate, lied when he attacked Senator Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) over his tax plan — and that document is Harwood’s own tweet from just two weeks ago. Here’s the false gotcha Harwood launched at Rubio: The Tax Foundation, which was alluded to earlier, scored your tax plan and concluded that you give nearly twice as much of a gain in after-tax income to the top one-percent as to people in the middle of the income scale. Since you’re a champion of Americans living paycheck to...
  • TWEET: Man Plays Hilarious Joke On PETA But PETAs Clueless Reaction Made It Go Viral

    10/24/2015 11:01:19 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 13 replies
    ts widely known that People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is nothing more than a complete joke. While some of their members undoubtedly have good intentions, they are widely ridiculed around the globe for being silly and, well, gullible. Most recently, Bar Stool Sports reported that PETA got pranked by a Twitter user, and their response proved just how ridiculous they often are. Youd have to be really dense actually think this guy was being serious: And PETA thought he was serious. Baby bears. In Chicago. Being slaughtered by New Yorkers. You do the math. PETA has since taken...
  • Trump blames intern for retweet dissing Iowa voters

    10/22/2015 2:24:25 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 126 replies
    MSNBC ^ | October 22, 2015 | Aliyah Frumin
    Donald Trump is blaming an intern after he seemingly took a shot at Iowa voters in a Twitter post Thursday insinuating that the reason Ben Carson is now beating him in the early voting state is because GOPers are eating too much genetically modified corn. #BenCarson is now leading in the #polls in #Iowa, Trump seemingly quoted a fan on Twitter. Too much #Monsanto in the #corn creates issues in the brain? #Trump #GOP
  • Is Oil Trending? How Twitter Influences Oil Price Volatility

    10/20/2015 12:06:20 PM PDT · by bananaman22 · 2 replies
    Oilprice.com ^ | 20-10-2015 | ajb
    Crude oil prices don't care what's #trending. Just as negativity lingers, volatility breeds more volatility. Wild periods repeat and feed upon themselves. In the global marketplace, dramatic swings in Asia can spread to the West with ferocity. For a company or personality looking for an edge on social media platforms like Twitter, capitalizing on that volatility makes good business sense. And with more data online and available in real-time, markets and traders may be more prone to react unevenly to that volatility, making what would otherwise be a spark a full-fledged blaze. For something like crude oil prices, long-term trends...
  • A Call to Twitter Arms, Tell W and Jeb what you think ~ Vanity

    10/19/2015 6:05:56 PM PDT · by GraceG · 6 replies
    Just heard about W dissing on Ted Cruz during his fundraiser in Denver for his brother Jeb. I have decided to post a twitter to both of the bush fools: @georgewbush I heard you loathe @tedcruz I now fully regret voting for you, TWICE, I will never vote for @JebBush EVER!
  • Why Twitters Dying (And What You Can Learn From It)

    It’s early fall, and I’m at my favorite cafe in London. What the? Twitter’s a cemetery. Populated by ghosts. I call them the “ists”. Journalists retweeting journalists…activists retweeting activists…economists retweeting economists…once in a while a great war breaks out between this group of “ists” and that…but the thing is: no one’s listening…because everyone else seems to have left in a hurry. . Abuse is killing the social web, and hence it isn’t peripheral to internet business models — it’s central. It has significant chilling effects: given a tipping point, people will simply stop using a network, and walk away…and that appears to...
  • Donald Trump Won Twitter During the Democratic Debate

    10/14/2015 8:40:01 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 17 replies
    Time ^ | Oct 14 2015 | Maya Rhodan
    While political watchers were tuned in to the Democratic Debate on CNN, folks tuning in on Twitter found Donald Trump a bit more interesting than the five candidates who took the state at the Wynn Las Vegas Resort. According to data compiled by Voactiv, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gained about 60,000 followers halfway through the Tuesday night debate.
  • 10 Best Trump Tweets From Debate

    10/13/2015 8:48:34 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 43 replies
    Newser ^ | October 13, 2015 | Editors and Staff
    Donald Trump wasn't about to let Democrats steal the spotlight Tuesday night. As promised, he live-tweeted the debate, though he was relatively restrained by Trump standards. Some memorable ones: "Can anyone imagine Chafee as president? No way." "Sorry, there is no STAR on the stage tonight" "All are very scripted and rehearsed, two (at least) should not be on the stage." "Sanders said only black lives matter - wow! Hillary did not answer question!" "Wow, I am giving a speech on OAN. Much more exciting than debate!" he wrote, referring to One America News network....
  • Hillary Clinton responds to Donald Trumps plan to live-tweet tonights #DemDebate

    10/13/2015 2:38:11 PM PDT · by House Atreides · 54 replies
    Twitchy ^ | Oct 13, 2015 | Twitchy Staff
    Trump's "announcement": At the request of many, and even though I expect it to be a very boring two hours, I will be covering the Democrat Debate live on twitter. Shrillary's twitter response: Glad you'll be watching. It's going to be "huge."
  • Trump says he'll live-tweet 'boring' Democratic debate

    10/13/2015 9:47:08 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    The Politico ^ | October 13, 2015 | Eliza Collins
    Donald Trump may not be on the stage Tuesday night but the business mogul has inserted himself into the Democratic debate anyway. At the request of many, and even though I expect it to be a very boring two hours, I will be covering the Democrat Debate live on twitter! Trump tweeted Tuesday morning, promising to insert his 2 cents throughout. Someone should inform @CNN that, despite spending millions of $'s on graphics, it is not the Democratic Debate, rather the Democrat[s] D! he continued. (Some Republicans have long refused to say "Democratic Party," because they deny that the party...
  • Breaking on Twitter: Extremely huge explosion rocked Baghdad, Casualties unknown yet..

    10/12/2015 2:06:54 PM PDT · by Trumpinator · 19 replies
    https://twitter.com/RamiAlLolah ^ | 10/12/2015 | https://twitter.com/RamiAlLolah
    Rami ‏@RamiAlLolah · 2h2 hours ago Double extremely huge explosions rocked #Baghdad a while ago.. Casualties unknown yet.. #Iraq بهرامpirzadGeddy DavisIntifadahFdeStVمتفائل من العراقarbaramziDaniele MonigattiErcenk Rami ‏@RamiAlLolah · 2h2 hours ago Extremely huge explosion rocked #Baghdad a while ago.. #Iraq
  • Saudi Arabia warns Twitter and Facebook 'rumour-mongers' they risk DEATH PENALTY

    10/11/2015 4:36:52 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 14 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 10-7-15 | JAY AKBAR
    Saudi Arabia has threatened to execute those who 'spread rumours' about the government on social media, a state-run website has reported. It is the first time the Gulf nation, which has come under fire for issuing death penalties to protesters, has created a rule to punish ordinary people for what they say on Twitter and Facebook, human rights campaigners Reprieve told MailOnline. There are already laws and departments to censor mass media in the country, which is known to crush dissidence with capital punishment. Only the worst 'rumour-mongers' will be executed, while lesser offenders will be punished with lashes, imprisonment,...
  • Layoffs at Twitter will be the first big act of Jack Dorsey's return as CEO

    10/10/2015 11:15:08 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    Mashable ^ | October 9, 2015 | Seth Fiegerman
    Jack is back and he's bringing company-wide layoffs with him. Twitter is said to be planning to announce layoffs across most departments of the company next week, according a report late Friday from Re/code. The precise number or percentage of staff affected is unclear. "Were not commenting on rumor and speculation, a spokesperson for Twitter told Mashable. Speculation about the move comes just days after Twitter announced that cofounder Jack Dorsey would take over as the permanent CEO, following a lengthy search. While the layoffs will almost certainly hit company morale, it should appease investors eager to see Twitter rein...
  • Turkish Police Detain Newspaper Editor for 'Insulting Erdogan'

    10/09/2015 9:46:14 PM PDT · by FourPeas · 3 replies
    Naharnet.com ^ | 9 October 2015 | Naharnet Newsdesk
    Turkish police on Friday detained the editor of a leading English-language daily newspaper on suspicion of "insulting" President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a series of tweets. Today's Zaman editor-in-chief Bulent Kenes was detained at the newspaper's offices by plainclothes police who raided the building late in the evening and took him away in a car, the daily said. Samanyolu, a television channel close to the newspaper aired live coverage of his departure in police custody. Hundreds of staff members could be seen crowding round Kenes in solidarity as the police took him away to Istanbul's main Caglayan courthouse. Clutching placards...
  • Donald Trump Launches Two-Tweet Tirade Against POLITICO

    10/07/2015 12:39:17 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 24 replies
    poynter.org ^ | October 07, 2015
    POLITICO found itself in the crosshairs of Donald Trump on Wednesday, as the perennial media critic and presidential candidate railed against the Rosslyn-based political news outlet. Trump dashed off a two-tweet attack that called POLITICO journalists clowns who are totally dishonest. Katie Glueck, a politics reporter at POLITICO, asked Trump for specifics, but he didnt elaborate.
  • Drudge: I had a Supreme Court Justice say to me its over for me."

    10/06/2015 11:36:40 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 263 replies
    google search ^ | October 6, 2015
    Circulating on the web tonight: During an appearance on the Alex Jones Show, Drudge asserted that copyright laws which prevent websites from even linking to news stories were being advanced. I had a Supreme Court Justice tell me its over for me, said Drudge. Theyve got the votes now to enforce copyright law, youre out of there. Theyre going to make it so you cant even use headlines. To have a Supreme Court Justice say to me its over, theyve got the votes, which means time is limited, he added, noting that a day was coming when simply operating an...
  • Russian Embassy Openly Trolls Washington and Saudi Arabia on Twitter (Check this out!)

    10/06/2015 8:38:46 PM PDT · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 9 replies
    Zerohedge ^ | 10/06/15 | http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-10-06/russian-embassy-trolls-saudi-arabia-twitter
    I found this Googling "Saudi, Russia,Obama".....Its dated today. If verified as true its marvelous!!! Im laughing my arse off! Enjoy!!! Russian Embassy trolls Washington and Saudi Arabia on Twitter

    10/05/2015 6:58:07 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 36 replies
    twitter comments via The Right Scoop ^ | 10-5-2015 | twitter comments copied by soopermexican
    El Trumpo was not too pleased with Romney advisor Stuart Stevens over his prediction about when the Donalds campaign going down. So he did what he does started a Twitter war: Political strategist Stuart Stevens,who led Romney down the tubes in what should have been an easy victory,has terrible political instincts! Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 5, 2015
  • Top Romney strategist: Trump will be out by Iowa

    10/05/2015 5:41:02 PM PDT · by VinL · 66 replies
    cnn ^ | 10/5/15 | Theodore Schliefer
    The top strategist to 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney doesn't think 2016 front-runner Donald Trump will even be in the race when the first votes are cast. Stuart Stevens, an unaligned strategist who spearheaded Romney's successful bid for the GOP nomination, said Monday that Trump is likely scared of losing. "I don't think he's going to be on the ballot by February 1," Stevens told CNN's Jake Tapper..."The greatest sin in his value system is to be a loser, and most people who run for president lose. I don't think he'll risk it." Trump enjoys a solid, but shrinking,...
  • Trump's wet work against Rubio shows character assassination works

    10/06/2015 12:05:30 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    American Thinker The Blog ^ | October 6, 2015 | Ed Straker
    <p>Donald Trump is escalating his attacks on Sen. Marco Rubio with a special delivery for his rival: "Trump Ice Natural Spring Water."</p>
  • From Churchill to Trump

    10/05/2015 9:01:16 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    The Huffington Post's Media The Blog ^ | October 5, 2015 | Michael Rosenblum, Video producer, Founder of Current TV
    "We shall not flag or fail. We shall go on to the end. We shall fight in France, we shall fight on the seas and oceans, we shall fight with growing confidence and growing strength in the air. We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be. We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing-grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills. We shall never surrender." - Winston Churchill - August 20, 1940In June 1940 things were looking bleak for Britain. The French army had collapsed...
  • Anger as Clemson football coach is cut off by ESPN as he began thanking 'the good Lord'

    10/04/2015 12:24:40 PM PDT · by george76 · 32 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4 October 2015
    Anger as Clemson football coach is cut off by ESPN as he began thanking 'the good Lord' during post-game interview [ Full title ]. Clemson head football coach Dabo Swinney was accidentally cut off during his post-game interview with ESPN as he was thanking 'the good Lord'. Following the Clemson Tigers 24-22 win against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, Swinney was giving an emotional speech when the cameras suddenly cut to SportsCenter hosts Jay Harris and Kevin Connors, who were unaware as they worked on their iPads, before cameras cut back to Swinney. ESPN senior director of public relations, Keri...
  • Why Is Trumps Brutal Style So Effective?

    09/30/2015 2:56:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies
    Newsweek ^ | September 30, 2015 | Marla Goodman and Richard Sousa
    Twitter feuds, hero bashing, insulting not one but two ethnic groups, ad hominem personal attacks on opponents, nose-to-nose confrontations, just one scandal after anotherthese arent from episodes of Keeping Up With the Kardashianstheyre from the Trump Saga. At the outset of the campaign, Trump insulted anyone and everyone: from calling undocumented immigrants killers and rapists to insulting venerated war hero John McCain. He then moved on to TV host Megyn Kelly, radio host Erick Erickson, Univision reporter Jorge Ramos, the pope, Carly Fiorina and the Fox News Channel. Democrats and Republicans alike didnt take Trump too seriously when he entered...
  • George Zimmerman goes on depraved Twitter rant after retweeting picture of Trayvon Martin's corpse

    09/28/2015 1:36:09 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 49 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 09/28/2015 | BY Jason Silverstein
    George Zimmerman's Twitter trolling has reached a new low. Days after retweeting an image of Trayvon Martin's corpse, Zimmerman went on a depraved Twitter tirade Monday afternoon, spewing racist rants and boasting about "mocking all you trolls." The man who shot and killed Martin three years ago also gave out an apparent stranger's phone number, referring "all media inquiries" to the unsuspecting man.
  • Iran's president uses UN speech to call for investigation into hajj stampede

    09/26/2015 10:12:29 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 28 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 26 September 2015
    Iran's president uses UN speech to call for investigation into hajj stampede Hassan Rouhani demands review of what caused the crush that killed more than 700 after Saudi Arabias top cleric reportedly absolves officials of blame Staff and agencies at the United Nations Saturday 26 September 2015 17.40 BST Iranian president Hassan Rouhani used a major United Nations speech on Saturday to demand an investigation into a crush that killed more than 700 people at the hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia. His remarks came after Saudi Arabias most senior cleric, the grand mufti, appeared to absolve the authorities of blame...
  • On Twitter, Bernie Sanderss supporters are becoming one of his biggest problems

    09/25/2015 6:37:07 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 34 replies
    Wash Post ^ | 9/25/15 | Terrell Jermaine Starr
    <p>Sanderss predominately white backers are targeting black activists and journalists who dare question the candidates civil rights record.</p> <p>Earlier this month, I announced on Twitter that I planned to report on the disconnect between Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and black voters. Immediately, some of Sanderss self-described supporters raided my mentions with patronizing tweets.</p>