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  • Some Perspective on the Hawkeye Cauci (from 2012)

    01/15/2024 7:22:01 AM PST · by CreviceTool · 2 replies
    The Rush Limbaugh Show ^ | January 3, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    At any rate, this is the Iowa caucus, the Hawkeye Cauci, and it has been fascinating all morning and during the day yesterday to watch the media. My gosh, they are so excited. They are ten times as excited as anybody else is about this. It’s funny to watch. Now, to put this in a little more perspective — and this is not to disparage the Hawkeye Cauci — but there’s not a single delegate chosen tonight. Nothing that happens tonight really leads to votes in terms of delegates at a convention. It’s a glorified straw poll. And I’m not...
  • Shock Poll On Hispanic Voters Is Bad For Democrats

    10/28/2023 3:33:51 PM PDT · by qam1 · 27 replies
    MSN / American Insider ^ | 10/28/2023 | David Rufful
    Left-wing Pew Research Center has released data that shows an increase of just under five million Hispanic American voters since fall of 2018, a number of whom are ditching the Democratic party. “While Democrats still outpace Republicans in terms of voter registration, a higher number of Latinos voted Republican in the 2022 midterm elections than they did in 2018,” ADN America said of the polling. “While Hispanic voters continued to favor Democrats over Republicans, a higher share of Hispanic voters supported GOP candidates in the 2022 election compared with 2018,” it added. “In November, 60% of Hispanic voters cast ballots...
  • The Convergence Of Signs Cry Out That Jesus Is Coming Soon, But So Few Are Paying Attention

    09/28/2023 7:34:02 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 65 replies
    Harbingers Daily ^ | 9/26/23 | Jonathan Brentner
    We most assuredly live in biblical times. The convergence of signs is like that of the grand finale of a fireworks show that noisily illuminates the sky with its bright display of colors. Yet sadly, many believers and pastors turn their heads and walk away from the spectacle telling themselves and others, “There’s nothing to see here.” I also believe the words of Proverbs 1:20 apply here: “Wisdom crieth without; she uttereth her voice in the streets:” The myriad of signs, along with the voices of many students of Bible prophecy, sound the alarm regarding the nearness of the Tribulation....
  • DeSantis' actions in storm aftermath could shake things up in the 2024 GOP primary race: experts

    09/10/2023 10:42:21 AM PDT · by Reno89519 · 60 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 7, 2023 | Andrew Mark Miller , Ashley Papa
    Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is earning praise from citizens and politicians in his state and across the country for his response to Hurricane Idalia, which some strategists told Fox News displayed leadership GOP voters are hungry for. Hurricane Idalia made landfall as a Category 3 hurricane near Keaton Beach, Florida... Gov. DeSantis was widely praised in the media for his handling of the storm, and while he has maintained a stance that storms should not be politicized, political strategists who spoke to Fox News Digital said GOP voters will surely take notice of his leadership. ...polling shows two ... important...
  • Ron DeSantis was winner of the first 2024 Republican debate — the man best suited to unseat Trump

    08/24/2023 6:16:03 AM PDT · by Reno89519 · 194 replies
    New York Post ^ | August 23, 2023 | Isaac Schorr
    Only two questions mattered going into Wednesday night’s GOP primary debate. Number one: Would any one viable candidate stand out among the crowd? Number two: If the answer to the first was “Yes,” would our champion distinguish themselves by acting as the absent Donald Trump’s proxy or by setting up a favorable contrast with the frontrunner? Trump’s decision to sit out the first forum of the 2024 primary season has been cast as a cautious, cowardly decision. It was undoubtedly the latter, but despite the illusion of political safety, the choice also came with considerable risks. If another candidate was...
  • Analysis finds swing voters will sink Trump in Biden rematch, pro-DeSantis PAC claims

    07/23/2023 4:40:29 PM PDT · by thegagline · 51 replies
    The New York Post ^ | 07/23/2023 | Carl Campanile
    Donald Trump has a commanding lead in Republican primary polls, but right-leaning independent voters worry if he’s the GOP presidential pick, he’ll lose again to Joe Biden, according to an analysis of swing voters conducted for a pro-Ron DeSantis PAC. “What has changed is the number of right leaning independents expressing grave concern that Trump cannot beat Biden. For them this is a simple pragmatic realization, if Trump wins the GOP nomination, Biden gets re-elected. Importantly, DeSantis is the most preferred alternative by far,” the online monitoring firm Impact Social said in its analysis provided for the pro-DeSantis Ready to...
  • Why We Will Lose to China

    06/18/2023 6:30:49 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 38 replies ^ | | Jun 18, 2023 | Mark Lewis
    Let’s suppose, for a minute, that DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) is coming to the NBA. What would it look like? Permit me to fantasize a bit to answer the question above. I’m a far left-wing, socialist kook, a multi-gazillionaire who got that way because of free market capitalism. But I believe everybody ought to be equal, except not equal to me, of course, so socialism is the answer for the world. Regardless, I am firmly committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. That is my religion. I believe it, and since I’ve bought the most powerful government in the world,...
  • Ron DeSantis officially files for presidential run, setting up clash with Donald Trump

    05/24/2023 12:09:38 PM PDT · by Reno89519 · 307 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 24, 2023 | Steven Nelson, Selim Alga
    Ending months of speculation, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis declared his presidential candidacy Wednesday, setting up a seismic clash with former President Donald Trump for GOP supremacy. The graduate of Yale University and Harvard Law School A more formal announcement is expected to follow at 6pm, when DeSantis is appearing in a Twitter Space with Elon Musk.
  • Stick a fork in Biden. He's done. Here's why

    04/21/2023 3:38:52 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 38 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 04-21-23 | DrJohn
    Antony Blinken, the 71st Secretary of State, is a criminal.This is Doug Mackey. He has been sentenced to ten years in prison for an internet prank. Conservative social media influencer Douglass Mackey, also known as Ricky Vaughn, was convicted of election interference in the 2016 presidential race after posting a satirical meme on Twitter. Mackey, who is being accused of trying to “deprive individuals of their constitutional right to vote,” was convicted on Friday by a federal jury in Brooklyn of the charge of “Conspiracy Against Rights,” the federal government announced. In the fascist enclave known as New York City....
  • Ron DeSantis Tells Piers Morgan He Is Willing to Abandon Florida to Pursue His Personal Ambitions as President – Then Books April Appearances in New Hampshire, Michigan, Ohio and Maryland

    03/21/2023 7:44:32 PM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 116 replies
    The Last Refuge ^ | March 21, 2023 | Sundance
    Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is playing the running-not-running game as hard as he can, given the Florida ‘resign to run‘ law he is intentionally breaking. Thus, the severity of the self-centered egoism from the man who calls himself the “savior Top Gov of America,” starts to take on context.According to the DeSantis media operation known as “Florida’s Voice“, the sanctimonious meatball has already scheduled campaign appearances in New Hampshire, Michigan, Ohio and Maryland for April [SEE HERE]. Then, following the instructions of the brand management team in control of him, Ron DeSantis sat down with Rupert Murdoch’s toady, Piers Morgan,...
  • New (And Previous) Disney CEO Bob Iger Folds to Ron DeSantis Like a Wash-and-Wear Suit

    11/29/2022 9:47:31 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    Red State ^ | 11/29/2022 | Bonchie
    Big changes are coming to Disney, and though I would have never suspected it given past history, it looks like Bob Iger is looking to turn away from overt political activism.Iger returned to the role of CEO in the last few weeks, having started Disney’s woke revolution many years ago. Yet, the company’s disastrous battle with Florida’s Ron DeSantis has him ready to change course. According to Iger, he regrets the clash with the rock-star Republican governor and will look to move Disney toward a more neutral position in the culture wars.Iger expressed regret that Disney engaged in the high-profile...
  • The Case Against Ron DeSantis 2024

    11/24/2022 9:36:26 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 83 replies
    Townhall ^ | 11/24/2022 | Kurt Schlichter
    So, I told someone hardcore that I would be writing a column called “The Case Against Ron DeSantis 2024,” and he asked “Oh, will it be blank?” Amusing, and not unexpected because we are still at the DeSantis infatuation stage. As I wrote in my previous column, “The Case For Ron DeSantis 2024,” there is a lot to like about the Florida governor. But this is not time to go moon-eyed over The New Shiny Thing. We need to be ruthless in our vetting of the candidates. I was when I wrote “The Case Against Donald Trump 2024” (he sent...
  • Durham Inquiry Appears to Wind Down as Grand Jury Expires

    09/14/2022 12:37:28 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 36 replies ^ | 14 September 2022 | Yuvi & Glenn Thrush and William K. Rashbaum contributed reporting.
    WASHINGTON — When John H. Durham was assigned by the Justice Department in 2019 to examine the origins of the investigation into the 2016 Trump campaign’s ties to Russia, President Donald J. Trump and his supporters expressed a belief that the inquiry would prove that a “ deep state” conspiracy including top Obama-era officials had worked to sabotage him. Now Mr. Durham appears to be winding down his three-year inquiry without anything close to the results Trump was seeking. The grand jury that Mr. Durham has recently used to hear evidence has expired, and while he could convene another, there...
  • Michael Cohen: Trump Is Going to Be Indicted ‘Relatively Soon’

    09/07/2022 6:22:33 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 49 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/07/2022 | Pam Key
    Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen said Wednesday on MSNBC’s “The ReidOut” that former President Donald Trump will be indicted for crimes related to the mishandling of classified documents soon. Cohen said, “I do think there’s going to be an indictment and relatively soon. I believe there will also be congressional hearings with Donald in the hot seat where, you know, either he’ll come in willingly, which I don’t think he will or via subpoena. I mean, the real questions that they have to be asking right now is, you know, where are the documents that were in the empty top...
  • James Carville: Trump scandal could be ‘biggest story since 9/11’

    08/18/2022 12:19:23 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 46 replies
    The Hill ^ | 17 Aug 22 | Niall Stanage
    James Carville is predicting that former President Trump’s alleged mishandling of official documents could be the most significant story in a generation, with the potential to help transform the midterm elections. “This Mar-a-Lago story … might be the biggest story since 9/11,” the Democratic strategist told The Hill in an on-camera interview. “That’s not going anywhere.”
  • Why Abortion Has Become a Centerpiece of Democratic TV Ads in 2022

    08/14/2022 5:43:39 AM PDT · by Salman · 22 replies
    The New York Times ^ | Aug. 14, 2022, | Shane Goldmacher and Katie Glueck
    ... All across America, Democrats are using abortion as a powerful cudgel in their 2022 television campaigns, paying for an onslaught of ads in House, Senate and governor’s races that show how swiftly abortion politics have shifted since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in late June. With national protections for abortion rights suddenly gone and bans going into effect in many states, senior White House officials and top Democratic strategists believe the issue has radically reshaped the 2022 landscape in their favor. They say it has not only reawakened the party’s progressive base, but also provided a wedge...
  • Could Liz Cheney End Up As The GOP's Obi-Wan Kenobi? | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

    08/07/2022 5:48:02 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 82 replies
    MSNBC ^ | May 4, 2021 | Brian Williams
    'Star Wars' character Obi-Wan Kenobi only became more powerful after he was defeated. So if Rep. Liz Cheney is ousted from her leadership role by House Republicans, could she actually become a bigger foil for the party's Trump loyalists backing 'the big lie'? We discuss that with Cornell Belcher and Michael Steele.
  • Fox News Banning Trump From Network

    07/30/2022 11:25:17 AM PDT · by Maceman · 162 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 7/30/2022
    The New York Times reported Friday that Fox News has not had Donald Trump on its network in over 100 days, which the paper said was part of a larger strategy to eliminate the former president as a major GOP player. Trump's last appearance on Fox News came April 13 on "Hannity." But, The Times noted, even Trump has complained his longtime friend "doesn't seem to be paying him much attention anymore." The paper said Trump believes Fox's strategy of shunning him is an effort in "effectively displacing him" from the news cycle and as de facto leader of the...
  • (Washington Post) The top 10 Democratic candidates for president in 2024, ranked (LOL Alert)

    07/17/2022 2:05:53 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 43 replies
    Washington Post ^ | July 16, 2022 | Aaron Blake
    Three months ago in our quarterly list of the top 10 most likely Democratic candidates for president in 2024, we changed things up. For a while, we had been ranking only the candidates not named Joe Biden. In the seemingly unlikely scenario he didn’t run again, the idea was, here’s who would be next in line. [Snip] 10. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 9. Roy Cooper (North Carolina governor) 8. Gretchen Whitmer (Michigan governor) 7. Gavin Newsom (California governor) 6. Bernie Sanders 5. Elizabeth Warren 4. Amy Klobuchar 3. Kamala D. Harris 2. Pete Buttigieg 1. President Biden (Brandon)
  • 4Chan Has Hunter Biden’s iPhone & is Releasing 450GB MORE Private Data Including Passwords

    07/09/2022 7:46:39 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 47 replies
    DailyVeracity ^ | July 9, 2022 | Jill Schrider
    Researchers on 4Chan have begun examining an offline backup of Hunter Biden’s phone. They found the password and are going through all the files.Hunter Biden’s laptop data, with many concluding there is over 450GB of data still remaining hidden on the President’s son’s iPhone backup log.The individual who initially released the data claimed to have been threatened by unnamed individuals close to the administration.