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  • CARS LINED UP OUT OF TOWN as Hordes Attend Trump NH Rally

    02/04/2016 2:45:34 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 87 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 02/04/16 | Kristinn Taylor
    Donald Trump is drawing a huge crowd for his campaign rally in Exeter, New Hampshire at noon Thursday. The rally is being held at the historic Exeter Town Hall. CBS News reporter Jacqueline Alemany posted a photo to Twitter showing a long line of parked cars of rally attendees on a street that extended out of town. "Squeezing a Trump rally into the Exeter Town Hall is a sight to behold. Crowded, steamy, and scores of disappointed Trumpeters locked out." A photo posted to Twitter by the Cook Report's Dave Wasserman shows Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace and crew...
  • [Twitter Report] Breitbart Sitting on Anti-Cruz Story till After NH Vote

    02/04/2016 1:03:54 PM PST · by Greetings_Puny_Humans · 320 replies
    Breitbart Twitter ^ | 02/04/2016 | Twitter
    Two days ago Breitbart's Milo Yiannopoulos and Allum Bokhari (the latter's twitter page linked up above) began teasing an "Explosive" Cruz scandal that was supposed to post imminently on Breitbart.com. According to Allum Bokhari, it would reveal the 'true face' of Ted Cruz and would be "much worse" than the Ben Carson-fraud fiasco currently ongoing. When asked if it would destroy the Cruz campaign, Allum replied he "couldn't say for sure." When asked about the initial delay, he replied that Breitbart is being very careful with the information due to its seriousness, but that the "wait was worth it." At...
  • Cruz Laughs at 'Trumper-tantrum,' Says Trump 'Can’t Debate the Substance'

    02/03/2016 1:24:39 PM PST · by CA Conservative · 214 replies
    National Review ^ | 2/3/2016 | Brendan Bordelon
    Ted Cruz unloaded on his rival Donald Trump after the real estate mogul accused him of voter fraud over Twitter. "I wake up every day and laugh at the latest thing Donald has tweeted," said Cruz, calling Wednesday’s outburst a "Trumpertantrum" brought on by Trump's inability to "debate the substance." On Wednesday morning, Trump sent out a series of tweets demanding the caucus results in Iowa be nullified due to what he claimed was voter fraud perpetrated by the Cruz campaign. In particular, Trump singled out reports that the Cruz campaign told voters during the caucus Dr. Ben Carson had...
  • Steve King Tweets Under Fire by Ben Carson’s Campaign

    02/02/2016 2:11:52 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 50 replies
    whotv.com ^ | February 2, 2016 | Staff Writer
    Rep. Steve King is taking heat for what he posted on Twitter during the caucuses Monday night about Ben Carson. King, the Cruz campaigns national co-chair, retweeted CNNs Chris Moody about Carson’s break from the campaign trail before New Hampshire’s primary. Carson looks like he is out. Iowans need to know before they vote. Most will go to Cruz, I hope, King tweeted. In another tweet, the congressman said Carson’s next steps were equivalent of suspending.
  • Dear Trump supporters: PLlase explain/translate this latest Tweet from The Donald.

    02/02/2016 12:37:52 PM PST · by ken5050 · 179 replies
    "I don't believe I have been given any credit by the voters for self-funding my campaign, the only one. I will keep doing, but not worth it!" @realDonaldTrump
  • Carson claiming Cruz foul play - saying Cruz team told voters Carson was dropping out

    02/01/2016 9:22:05 PM PST · by conservative98 · 120 replies
    Katy Tur ‏@KatyTurNBC 1h1 hour ago Carson claiming Cruz foul play at caucus sites - saying cruz team told voters Carson was dropping out. eets Tweets & replies Photos & videos Women 4 Trump Retweeted Dave Bohnenkamp ‏@PenaltyBoxBones 1h1 hour ago @KatyTurNBC @MomMilkshake Truth. A Cruz campaigner grabbed the mic at our caucus and said this right as the vote started. View conversation 26 retweets 18 likes Women 4 Trump Retweeted chris hooks ‏@cd_hooks 1h1 hour ago Carson campaign here is apeshit. Says Cruz surrogates tried same thing in dozens and dozens of precincts 45 retweets 41 likes Women 4...
  • Trump Slams Evangelical Leader Vander Plaats on Twitter

    01/31/2016 3:17:18 PM PST · by TBP · 155 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Sunday, 31 Jan 2016 | Greg Richter
    Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump unleashed a slew of Twitter attacks on Iowa evangelical leader Bob Vander Plaats Sunday morning, the second time he has done so in less than a week. Trump says that Vander Plaats, head of the Iowa-based Family Leader, asked him to stay in his hotels for free and also requested he speak at an event while seeking $100,000 for himself. He made the same statements on Tuesday in a similar Twitter storm. At that time, Vander Plaats said he and his family stayed for free in Trump's hotels because Trump insisted he do so in...
  • http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/01/28/upshot/donald-trump-twitter-insults.html

    01/30/2016 11:36:42 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 7 replies
    NY Times ^ | JAN. 28, 2016 | JASMINE C. LEE and KEVIN QUEALY
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  • The World Should Be Concerned About Trump For President (From Qatar)

    01/26/2016 1:14:37 PM PST · by Red Steel · 85 replies
    Gulf Times ^ | January 26 2016 11:47 PM
    Republican front-runner Donald Trump has broken just about every rule of conventional US presidential campaigning. Short on a long-term political vision to help shape the destiny of the nation, he has gleefully insulted Muslims, Mexicans, women and virtually all of his opponents. A Trump-in-the-White-House scenario poses high stakes for the Gulf region. Gulf Arabs could pull billion in investment money from the US if Trump, who triggered a global outrage when he advocated a temporary ban on all Muslims entering the US, wins the presidency later this year, prominent UAE businessman Khalaf al-Habtoor said. Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal,...
  • CNN to host Donald Trump's counter to Thursday's GOP debate

    01/27/2016 10:52:31 AM PST · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 671 replies
    Twitter ^ | 01/27/2016 | Ann Coulter
    CNN says they'll be running Trump's counter-programming event for Wounded Warriors. Now we'll have to watch that.
  • Donald Trump out of debate

    01/26/2016 4:15:55 PM PST · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 1,286 replies
    Twitter ^ | 01/26/2016 | ABC News
    JUST IN: Donald Trump campaign manager confirms to @KFaulders Trump will "definitely not" participate in Thursday's #GOPDebate
  • Facebook, Google, Twitter agree to delete hate speech in 24 hours: Germany

    01/09/2016 11:12:15 AM PST · by Lorianne · 61 replies
    Reuters ^ | 15 December 2015
    Germany said on Tuesday that Facebook, Google and Twitter have agreed to delete hate speech from their websites within 24 hours, a new step in the fight against rising online racism following the refugee crisis. The government has been trying to get social platforms to crack down on the rise in anti-foreigner comments in German on the web as the country struggles to cope with an influx of more than 1 million refugees this year. The new agreement makes it easier for users and anti-racism groups to report hate speech to specialist teams at the three companies, German Justice Minister...
  • In Twitter Tirade, Donald Trump Unleashes on Jeb Bush, Brent Bozell, Glenn Beck and Ted Cruz

    01/23/2016 1:48:36 PM PST · by Isara · 56 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Jan. 23, 2016 | Oliver Darcy
    Republican frontrunner Donald Trump turned to Twitter Friday night to target a handful of conservatives who have openly criticized his campaign as of late.Trump, who has become known for his online tirades, first took aim at his favorite target: 2016 rival Jeb Bush. Just watched Jeb's ad where he desperately needed mommy to help him. Jeb - mom can't help you with ISIS, the Chinese or with Putin.- Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 23, 2016 The billionaire businessman then targeted Media Research Center founder Brent Bozell and Glenn Beck. Both contributed to the National Review's special edition "Against Trump" issue...
  • Sundance (Conservative Treehouse) Calls Jake Tapper Out On Jeb's TelePrompter

    09/10/2015 2:18:46 PM PDT · by Sontagged · 70 replies
    Twitter ^ | September 10, 2015 | @TheLastRefuge2 (Sundance of Conservative Treehouse)
    @jaketapper Bush looks to be using a teleprompter (reflecting off his glasses) in your interview. Right beside camera lens. - @TheLastRefuge2 < img src="https://twitter.com/TheLastRefuge2/statuses/642070191870976000">
  • Trump retweets neo-Nazi's insult of Jeb Bush

    01/22/2016 10:14:36 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 99 replies
    Politico ^ | 01/22/2016 | Eliza Collins
    Donald Trump on Friday retweeted a message from a Twitter user with the handle @WhiteGenocideTM.The tweet features a photoshopped picture of Jeb Bush holding a “vote for Trump” sign outside of Trump Tower.The user's profile has a black banner photo with red lettering that says “Get the f--- out of my country.” The name attached to the profile is Donald Trumpovitz and the location is “Jewmerica," with a link to a page promoting a pro-Adolf Hitler documentary.The profile picture is the cover of the October 1961 issue “The National Police Gazette," featuring a picture of George Lincoln Rockwell, the founder...
  • Nate Silver: CNN poll implies a turnout of about 320K in the Iowa GOP caucus

    01/21/2016 3:05:15 PM PST · by TBBT · 27 replies
    Twitter ^ | 1/21/16 | Nate Silver
    A lot of differences in these polls are based on how tightly polls are screening voters. Looser screens help Bernie & Trump. For instance, the CNN poll implies a turnout of about 320K in the Iowa GOP caucus, versus ~120K in 2012. There are sometimes reasons to prefer looser screens. It can be hard to predict who will vote. Also, self-selection in who responds to poll.
  • Ted Cruz's Former Roommate Calls Him an 'A**hole' in Epic Two-Day Twitter Rant

    01/21/2016 3:50:13 AM PST · by VitacoreVision · 89 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Jan. 20, 2016 | Tré Goins-Phillips
    Hollywood screenwriter Craig Mazin, who shared a dorm room with Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz during their freshman year at Princeton University, spent most of Tuesday and Wednesday trashing the Texas senator on Twitter. The storm of tweets, which started Monday evening, seemed to be sparked my Mazin's influx of Twitter followers, which he attributes to people learning that he was Cruz's roommate for a short time. "I have 30k followers now, and all I had to do was be stuck in a room with Ted Cruz for a year. I'm sure you're all nice, but SO NOT WORTH IT,"...
  • Twitter is down for some, and people are freaking out on Facebook

    01/19/2016 2:37:06 AM PST · by Daffynition · 44 replies
    mashable.com ^ | Jan 19, 2016 | Stan Scroeder
    Update, 3:53 a.m. ET: Twitter is now back online for some, but many users are still experiencing delays and outages. Twitter is down. We know your first instinct is to whip up your Twitter client and complain about it, but you can't because, well, Twitter is down.
  • Trump's special guest in Iowa

    01/18/2016 10:55:54 PM PST · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 99 replies
    Twitter ^ | 01/19/2016 | Steve Deace
    Pretty much everybody I know now believes Trump's special guest in Iowa tomorrow night is now going to be Sarah Palin.
  • Hillary faces Twitter backlash after saying in debate that 'no individual' is 'too big to jail'

    01/18/2016 4:02:16 PM PST · by Libloather · 35 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1/18/16 | Nikki Schwab
    Hillary Clinton faces Twitter backlash after saying in debate that 'no individual' is 'too big to jail' During last night Democratic debate, Hillary Clinton's team quoted their girl in a tweet saying, 'There should be no bank too big to fail and no individual too big to jail.' With the FBI still investigating whether Clinton handled classified material on her email server appropriately, a flurry of tweets followed the Clinton quote. 'I can't believe she just tweeted that with a straight face,' one Twitter user said. Scroll down for video
  • Interesting read from Peggy Noonan

    01/16/2016 10:22:38 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 57 replies
    Twitter ^ | 1/16/2016 | Donald Trump
    Interesting read from Peggy Noonan.
  • Trump Hammered on Twitter for Posting Photo of 9/11 Aftermath to Go After Cruz

    01/16/2016 6:43:30 PM PST · by Isara · 177 replies
    Mediaite ^ | January 16th, 2016 | Josh Feldman
    Donald Trump‘s tweetstorm against Ted Cruz today culminated in him posting a photo of the rubble after the 9/11 attack: Is this the New York that Ted Cruz is talking about & demeaning? pic.twitter.com/rYGX9vazku— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 16, 2016 And boy, did a lot of people have a problem with that: I didn't like @tedcruz's "New York values" trope. But this vulgar exploitation of 9/11 by @realDonaldTrump is worse. https://t.co/TLYvEJQ0Qe— Bill Kristol (@BillKristol) January 16, 2016 No, this is the New York of a heroism & sacrifice that @realDonaldTrump has never demonstrated or even appreciated. https://t.co/TLYvEJQ0Qe— Bill Kristol...
  • Trump slams Cruz as a hypocrite

    01/16/2016 1:42:16 PM PST · by Red Steel · 71 replies
    wftv ^ | 4:09 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016 | Bill Barrow
    (AP) Donald Trump is slamming Republican presidential rival Ted Cruz as a "great hypocrite" for tapping big financial institutions for loans while portraying himself as an anti-establishment outsider. Trump kept the new feud between the two front-runners alive in New Hampshire and on Twitter before a tea party convention in South Carolina at which both are appearing. ... Trump challenges Cruz for taking loans from Goldman Sachs and Citibank when he was running for his Texas Senate seat.
  • NBC Scrapped Story About Bill Clinton Rape Accuser Because She Didn’t Have 'Anything New' To Say

    01/15/2016 4:22:44 AM PST · by Zakeet · 33 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | January 15, 2016 | Chuck Ross
    NBC News journalists - including veteran reporter Andrea Mitchell - conducted interviews last week with Juanita Broaddrick, the Arkansas woman who says Bill Clinton raped her in 1978, but decided not to go forward with a story, claiming that there was not "anything new" to report. "When Juanita Broaddrick went public last week, NBC News sent an associate producer to Arkansas to see if there was anything new in her story. We established there was not, and decided not to pursue it any further," an NBC spokesperson told Buzzfeed News. Broaddrick, a 73-year-old retired nursing home administrator, spoke out on...
  • BREAKING NEWS: Laurence Tribe Responds To Ted Cruz

    01/14/2016 9:10:54 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 90 replies
    twitter.com ^ | January 14
  • TRUMP WON DEBATE!

    01/14/2016 8:39:53 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 200 replies
    Twitter ^ | 1/14/2016
    The GOP candidates gather in South Carolina, as Donald Trump and Ted Cruz duel for the lead in Iowa!
  • Sports writer: Fox News gals dress like 'hookers'

    01/13/2016 1:01:43 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 122 replies
    WND ^ | 1/13/2016 | Cheryl Chumley
    'Just fed up w objectification of women in media' A sports writer and New York Times best-selling author named Jeff Pearlman was pushed into a quasi-apology after saying, via Twitter, Fox News female correspondents dressed as "hookers," per order of their bosses. He posted, alongside a photo of the female crew of Fox's well-watched "Outnumbered" this text: "Serious question: do women on Fox News get extra money for dressing as hookers? Just embarrassing." In another tweet, Pearlman wrote: "Just fed up w objectification of women in media. It's tired, old, widespread, not cool. #done." As Mediaite found, another named Steve...
  • Hillary Clinton Should Stop Excusing Juanita Broaddrick's Sexual Assault

    01/10/2016 8:53:56 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 13 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 1/8/16 | Holly Scheer
    Juanita Broaddrick recently opened up on Twitter over her sexual assault by Bill Clinton and Hillary's dismissal of her suffering. If Hillary Clinton wants to champion women's rights, she should stop excusing the sexual predation of her husband, former president Bill Clinton. For someone so interested in combating the so-called War on Women, she has failed to address one of the most real issues women face-that of sexual violence. Anyone old enough to remember Clinton's presidency is aware of the scandal and eventual impeachment over his behavior and prevarications on what truth actually is during the Lewinsky affair. In the...
  • Is Trump the New JFK?

    01/10/2016 5:16:54 AM PST · by Kaslin · 57 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 10, 2016 | Bruce Bialosky
    Many of you may be stunned by that question. After all you may be thinking what Donald Trump may have to do with John F. Kennedy, other than one wants to be president and one was president. The only other thing may be that in Trump's mind that his looks are as enduring as JFK's. But there is one way the respective presidential campaigns of the two men have something in common. You may remember not many people took seriously Kennedy's campaign for the 1960 nomination. He was the junior senator from Massachusetts who, for seven years prior to running,...
  • Cops Shocked by Snow-Covered Car on the Road in Massachusetts

    01/08/2016 3:12:42 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 70 replies
    That’s what you might call a restricted view. Police in Massachusetts were shocked when they spotted this car on the road in Wellesley. They quickly pulled the driver over Wednesday to point out they may need to clear their windshield of snow. And when they shared the picture on Twitter, neighboring force Burlington Police asked if perhaps the driver was wearing glasses with x-ray vision. “That is very…special. Were they driving with these?” they replied on the social media site. Police departments in the area have been warning drivers to clear windshields and roofs of snow and ice before hitting...
  • 13 Hilarious Reactions of Muslims on Twitter to ISIS Leader

    01/04/2016 4:18:27 AM PST · by madmominct · 25 replies
    aplus.com ^ | 1/3/16 | Cate Mathews
    Last week, Iyad El-Baghdadi, a human rights activist born in the United Arab Emirates, tweeted out portions of a call-to-action to Muslims worldwide by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of the Islamic State. He asked people to "rise up" and join the extremist group in their fight. Muslims on Twitter found the request hilarious, and took the opportunity to have a little fun. In an American political sphere that occasionally posits Muslims — not some Muslims, not a very, very small number of extremists — as uniform threats to national security, Twitter's collective response to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's request speaks to...
  • Anti-Islam group forces Australian navy's Twitter account shut down

    01/06/2016 4:25:21 PM PST · by wtd · 1 replies
    Australian Navy's Islamic Twitter account shut down after complains from anti-Islam groupThe official Twitter account of the Australian navy's adviser on Muslim affairs has been shut down after an official complaint by an anti-Islam group regarding its content, Guardian Australia reported. The account @navyislamic of Captain Mona Shindy, the chief of navy's strategy adviser on Islamic affairs, was active on Twitter before it was deleted around December 22.
  • Samuel L. Jackson Might Be the One to Bring Down Donald Trump's Campaign

    01/06/2016 11:57:17 AM PST · by EveningStar · 84 replies
    TV Guide ^ | January 6, 2016 | Liam Mathews
    Samuel L. Jackson appeared on Late Night with Seth Meyers Tuesday night to address a recent insulting Donald Trump tweet.
  • Bernie Sanders Says Something Unbelievably Stupid on Twitter, Instantly Gets Obliterated

    01/06/2016 10:27:19 AM PST · by Reddy · 72 replies
    Young Conservatives ^ | 1/5/15 | Michael Cantrell
    I’ve long had suspicions that Sen. Bernie Sanders is absolutely cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs, but his latest tweet pretty much put any doubts I may have had completely at rest. Sanders made a ridiculous statement about ATM withdrawal fees, and as you can probably guess, the responses were priceless. Oh, Bernie. Just what exactly are we going to do with you? Besides not elect you as president that is. Obviously, this man is 100 percent out of touch with reality. Bonkers. Loco. A few french fries short of a full Happy Meal. What does it say about the state of...
  • Thandie Newton slams Starbucks over controversial statue as coffee shop chain comments on backlash

    01/06/2016 10:02:57 AM PST · by EveningStar · 64 replies
    Daily Mirror ^ | January 6, 2016 | Alistair McGeorge
    Crash star Thandie Newton has blasted Starbucks after she was offended by a controversial statue she saw in a store in central London. The British actress hit out at a black figure offering Colombian coffee beans on the counter, and didn't hold back as she took to Twitter to publicly call out the company.
  • Will Twitter Declare War on Religious Conservatives?

    01/05/2016 9:42:01 AM PST · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 5, 2016 | Michael Brown
    With a view towards curbing abusive posts, Twitter has established new, stricter guidelines, stating, "We do not tolerate behavior that crosses the line into abuse, including behavior that harasses, intimidates, or uses fear to silence another user's voice." So far, so good. I can't imagine that anyone thinks we need more incivility and hatred and incitement on social media, and I can understand why Twitter CEO Dick Costolo feels "ashamed" at how poorly his company has handled abusers. With that in mind, Twitter's guidelines are understandable, stating, "You may not promote violence against or directly attack or threaten other people...
  • Will new Twitter rules be used to target conservatives?

    01/03/2016 4:53:48 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 9 replies
    Fox News ^ | Jan. 02, 2016 - 3:26 | Fox News
    Several prominent accounts suspended as social media giant tightens 'hateful conduct' rules
  • [UK Labour MP] Simon Danczuk: I cannot resist younger women says MP shamed over sex texts

    01/02/2016 11:03:40 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 19 replies
    Daily Mirror ^ | Sunday, January 3, 2016 | Andrew Snell
    Father-of-five claims young women are his "Achilles' heel", and admits that he has a drink problem Shamed MP Simon Danczuk says he cannot resist younger women, and has confessed to having a drink problem. Danczuk, 49, was suspended by the Labour party after it emerged he had been sending lewd texts to Sophena Houlihan, then 17, asking if she wanted to be spanked. The MP for Rochdale, Lancs, told The Sun: "I love young women. My first wife was 10 years younger, my second wife was 17 years younger and my last girlfriend was 17 years younger. Young women are...
  • Police violence protesters 'crash' brunch at North Side restaurants (Chicago-BlackLivesMatter-video)

    01/02/2016 4:30:53 PM PST · by simpson96 · 46 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | 1/1/2016 | Jordan Owen
    Several protesters took to popular North Side brunch restaurants on New Year's Day to chant and raise awareness of police violence in Chicago.The protesters, including members of Black Lives Matter Chicago, the Black Youth Project, and Assata's Daughters, went into restaurants Kanela Breakfast Club and Dove's Luncheonette in Wicker Park and chanted "While you are here celebrating over brunch, black families are struggling to keep themselves safe from CPD."The protest, which began trending as #BlackBrunchChi on Twitter, was meant to "intervene on the 'celebration' of consumerism, corrupt property zoning/displacement practices, and the retail and service industries' route collusion with police...
  • Dinesh D'Souza mocking tweet of Bill and Hillary

    01/01/2016 11:02:13 PM PST · by doug from upland · 26 replies
    twitter ^ | 1-1-16 | D'Souza
  • Same Name, Wrong Guy: Eagles Fans Blast “Chip Kelly” On Twitter

    12/31/2015 4:24:55 PM PST · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 5 replies
    CBS PHILADELPHIA ^ | 31 DECEMBER 2015 | Suzanne Monaghan
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- On Twitter, another "Chip Kelly" is bearing the brunt of the fury against the former Eagles coach, by the same name. 41-year-old Chip Kelly from California has used the Twitter handle @ChipKelly for about 8 years. He's been mistaken as the former Eagles head coach before, but nothing could have prepared him for Tuesday's firestorm on his Twitter account.
  • Miami Police Union President on Tamir Rice: "Act Like a Thug and You'll Be Treated Like One"

    12/30/2015 8:10:41 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 54 replies
    The Miami New Times ^ | December 30, 2015 | Tim Elfrink
    Protests and debates have erupted across the nation this week in the wake of a grand jury's decision not to indict the Cleveland police officers who fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice. Most of that debate has centered on whether police had real reason to fear for their lives, as the grand jury believed. Few have suggested that Rice -- a preteen playing with a toy gun in a park -- deserved to be killed. But that's exactly what Lt. Javier Ortiz, president of Miami's police union, argues on Twitter during a debate with Billy Corben over the case. Ortiz writes...
  • These Ain't Masterminds: Would Be Terrorist Crowdsourced Targets On Twitter

    12/30/2015 5:53:15 PM PST · by Gandalf the Mauve · 8 replies
    Techdirt ^ | 12-30-15 | Timothy Geigner
    I have to say, it can certainly be quite frustrating to watch dispassionately how terrorism is discussed in the United States.... What all of this fear-mongering has done, which completely escapes my understanding, is create the impression that our enemy is generally devious and technologically intelligent on Bond-villain-esque levels. This is how you create a climate where a legitimate tool such as encryption is under attack as a threat. That's what makes it so useful to point out when would-be terrorists prove themselves to be bumbling idiots practically begging to be caught. Our own Glyn Moody wrote up a useful...
  • Consultant Rick Wilson Appears to Have Lost His Mind With Bizarre Twitter Rant

    12/23/2015 4:45:17 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 93 replies
    Twitter ^ | December 23, 2015
    Establishment GOP consultant Rick Wilson appears to have lost his mind as you can see in his latest multi-tweet Twitter Rant. One big reason is that Donald Trump has pretty much destroyed his consultancy livelihood. Here a sampling of his Twitter Rant but read the whole insanity for yourself. Oh yeah, he also rages against the Free Republic.Here is a sampling of Wilson's Rubber Room Insanity: Their hermetic media diet of talk radio, Free Republic, and Trumpbart is deeply evident in their total misapprehension about......consultants, about my ideology and record, about how elections work, and particularly about Trump. They also...
  • Planned Parenthood Exploits Star Wars to Push Agenda With Image of Condoms Holding Lightsabers

    12/22/2015 10:33:51 AM PST · by Morgana · 5 replies
    lifenews.com ^ | December 22, 2015 | Katie Yoder
    Is Star Wars pro-abortion? Planned Parenthood would like you to think so. Capitalizing on the Star Wars: The Force Awakens opening weekend, abortion giant Planned Parenthood promoted its cause with a series of light-hearted tweets using phrases and images from the beloved series to push for something serious: its agenda. Taking to Twitter, Planned Parenthood used Star Wars Pez characters holding up a #StandwithPP sign to prove that “the force” was with it: Planned Parenthood also combined Rosie the Riveter with Princess Leia to push for a pro-abortion provider “alliance”: But that wasn’t explicit enough so the organization then reimagined...
  • Bill Kristol: ‘We’ll Have to Start’ New Party If Trump Wins Nomination

    12/21/2015 10:07:19 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 230 replies
    On Monday, Weekly Standard editor-in-chief Bill Kristol tweeted out what the rest of the Republican establishment is thinking: better Hillary than Donald. Here’s the tweet: Crowd-sourcing: Name of the new party we’ll have to start if Trump wins the GOP nomination? Suggestions welcome at editor@weeklystandard.com — Bill Kristol (@BillKristol) December 20, 2015 Kristol isn’t alone. As I wrote at Daily Wire today, Politico’s Jeff Greenfield says, “If the operatives I talked with are right, Trump running as a Republican could well face a third-party run – from the Republicans themselves.” That follows last Thursday’s Politico column from former New Jersey...
  • Miss Puerto Rico suspended for anti-Islam rant accusing Muslims of 'terrorizing' the USA

    12/20/2015 5:04:49 PM PST · by dontreadthis · 64 replies
    daily mail ^ | 20 December 2015 | REGINA F. GRAHAM
    Miss Puerto Rico Destiny Velez has been indefinitely suspended by the official Miss America Organization after sending a series of offensive anti-Muslim messages on Twitter. Velez, 20, launched an anti-Muslim tirade at filmmaker Michael Moore on Thursday after he shared a photo of himself outside of Trump Tower in New York City with a sign reading: 'We are all Muslim.' Moore's photo was in response to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's proposal to ban Muslims from entering the US, which inspired the hashtag #WeAreAllMuslim on social media. The former beauty queen sent a number of tweets directed to Moore including...
  • Hackers trace ISIS Twitter accounts back to internet addresses linked to ..

    12/15/2015 1:41:11 PM PST · by MeshugeMikey · 8 replies
    Mirror ^ | December 15, 2015 | JASPER HAMILL
    Full Title: Hackers trace ISIS Twitter accounts back to internet addresses linked to ..Department of Work and Pensions Teenage computer experts unveil astonishing web of unpublicised interactions linking extremist social media mouthpieces to the British government. Hackers have claimed that a number of Islamic State supporters' social media accounts are being run from internet addresses linked to the Department of Work and Pensions. A group of four young computer experts who call themselves VandaSec have unearthed evidence indicating that at least three ISIS-supporting accounts can be traced back to the DWP's London offices.
  • Facebook, Twitter, Google Collude With German Government To Censor Discussion On Immigration

    12/15/2015 9:54:30 AM PST · by GonzoII · 18 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 15 Dec 2015 | Charlie Nash
    The two largest social networks, Facebook and Twitter, and the world's largest search engine, Google, have teamed up with German law enforcement to delete “hate speech” within 24 hours in what is being seen as a last-ditch effort to silence public dissent about a gigantic wave of Syrian immigration. The partnership to crack down on what Germany deems illegal speech comes after German law enforcement's reported concerns about “racist abuse” posted to social media after the country's huge and extremely controversial import of over a million Syrian refugees. Justice Minister Heiko Maas is reported to have warned social networks that...
  • Germany: Web giants pledge to delete hate speech in 24 hours

    12/15/2015 6:33:41 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 36 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec 15, 2015 8:41 AM EST
    Facebook, Google and Twitter have agreed to delete hate speech deemed illegal in Germany within 24 hours. The move follows pressure from German authorities concerned about the increasing volume of racist abuse being posted on social networking sites. ...