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  • Radio ads hit Iowa: 'Politicians like Ted Cruz are the worst kind'

    12/01/2015 12:52:20 PM PST · by springwater13 · 61 replies
    Ted Cruz is under attack. The Texas senator's rise in Iowa presidential surveys has attracted criticism from all sides. America's Renewable Future, a bipartisan political group with the support of ethanol and agricultural industry workers, unleashed new digital and radio ads attacking Cruz in Iowa. The senator's opposition to ethanol mandates has drawn the ire of ARF, whose ads claim that Cruz's policy proposals "threaten rural Iowa and thousands of jobs." "Politicians like Ted Cruz are the worst kind: Hypocrites," the ad says. "There are millions of reasons Ted Cruz supports Big Oil instead of Iowa farmers. Call politician Ted...
  • Are the polls overstating Trump's support?

    12/01/2015 12:51:28 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 44 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 12/1/2015 | David M. Drucker
    Donald Trump's lead in public opinion polling could have a soft underbelly, leaving him more vulnerable than the numbers might suggest. The New York real estate mogul and reality television star paces the field of Republican presidential candidates nationally, garnering an average of 35.1 in the Huffington Post polling tracker. Rounding out the top four candidates are retired pediatric neurosurgeon Ben Carson, with 13.9 percent and Sens. Marco Rubio of Florida and Ted Cruz of Texas, with 12.6 percent and 11.4 percent, respectively. But use the site's custom filter to remove surveys conducted via the Internet, Interactive Voice Response, a...
  • Cruz Cruises to Second In GOP Power Ranking

    12/01/2015 12:34:50 PM PST · by conservativejoy · 22 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 12/1/2015 | Caleb Howe
    USA Today has released its GOP Power Rankings today, and for the first time in the 14 weeks of the ranking this cycle, Ted Cruz is solidly in second place behind Donald Trump. The ranking is derived by polling political experts, and the purpose is to determine which candidate has the strongest position/campaign. Here's the skinny from USA Today: "The biggest news of the week was Ted Cruz's surge in Iowa," said Emory University professor Andra Gillespie. "One of the interesting features of this cycle has been the crowded evangelical field, where no one candidate has dominated and (Donald) Trump...
  • Op Ed: Why I Am Endorsing Senator Ted Cruz for President

    12/01/2015 1:03:37 PM PST · by conservativejoy · 14 replies
    Politichicks ^ | 12/1/2015 | Ann Marie Murrell
    Last year I was a panelist at the National Security Summit in Washington. Frank Gaffney was the moderator and our topic was based on a poll that showed the #1 issue for Americans today is national security. Not too long ago, people were most concerned about providing for their families, having food to eat, and being able to send their children to college. Today, Americans are worried that there could be a terrorist attack in their towns and cities. My personal fears were put to rest this August when I heard Senator Ted Cruz speak at the Nessah Synagogue in...
  • Viral Conservative YouTube Star Renounces Conservatism

    12/01/2015 12:21:08 PM PST · by T-Bird45 · 65 replies
    TPM ^ | 11/30/15 | Caitlin Cruz
    CJ Pearson, the 13-year-old viral YouTube star made famous for his rants against President Barack Obama, has renounced conservatism, according to a Friday interview with CNN. Pearson told the network in an email that the GOP's stance on racial and gender disparity compelled him to change. "I was tired of being a champion of a party that turned a blind eye to racial discrimination," Pearson told CNN. "Tired of being a champion of any cause that denies equal rights to every American. Tired of being a champion of a party that doesn't care about the issues important to young people."...
  • Reporter asks Ted Cruz four times: “How do you define amnesty?”

    12/01/2015 10:41:52 AM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 306 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 12/01/2015
    The best part is when she asks the obvious follow-up -- is a path to legalization "amnesty"? -- and he won't even make eye contact. There's a spectrum of answers to this question on the right, of course: 1. Amnesty is citizenship without preconditions. That's the strictest definition, and naturally the one preferred by Beltway Republicans like Marco Rubio in his Gang of Eight days. (Marco Rubio circa 2010 had a different view.) As long as you're forcing illegals to jump through some sort of hoop, be it learning English, paying back taxes, going to the back of the line,...
  • Trump sides with Rubio, not Cruz, in NSA debate

    12/01/2015 11:48:12 AM PST · by VinL · 181 replies
    WashingtonExaminer ^ | 12/1/15 | Al Weaver
    While Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz continue to duke it out over the National Security Agency's bulk collection of metadata, Donald Trump has sided with the Florida senator. Appearing on "The Hugh Hewitt Show" Tuesday, Trump was sympathetic to the controversial Patriot Act provisions and surveillance. The real estate mogul made the remarks after as the pair of U.S. senators continue to trade barbs over the issue, which Rubio first raised two weeks ago. "Well I tend to err on the side of security, I must tell you," Trump told Hewitt when asked if the NSA should have retained it's...
  • Caller: Muslims were Celebrating in New Jersey after 9/11!

    11/30/2015 9:18:53 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 26 replies
    YoutTube ^ | Nov 25, 2015 | thomhartmann
    Caller: Muslims were Celebrating in New Jersey after 9/11! [Thomas Hartmann denies]
  • Mathews: "Some People's Words" "Encouraging" PP Shooting, Fiorina "Enjoying It"

    12/01/2015 3:26:24 AM PST · by Biggirl · 27 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | December 1, 2015 | Ian Hanchett
    MSNBC’s “Hardball” host Chris Matthews argued that “some people’s words are encouraging this kind of behavior” and “Carly Fiorina seems to be” “enjoying it” while discussing the shooting at a Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs on Monday.
  • Ted Cruz: "Overwhelming Majority Of Violent Criminals Are Democrats"

    12/01/2015 3:35:23 AM PST · by Biggirl · 56 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | December 1, 2015 | Alex Swoyer
    GOP presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) told conservative talk radio host Hugh Hewitt that “the simple and undeniable fact is the overwhelming majority of violent criminals are Democrats” during an interview on Monday.
  • Cruz: 'The Overwhelming Majority of Violent Criminals Are Democrats' (Audio)

    11/30/2015 4:06:58 PM PST · by conservativejoy · 32 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 11/30/2015 | Josh Feldman
    Ted Cruz pushed back against the media coverage of the Planned Parenthood shooting today and made a pretty strong assertion about which party most violent criminals belong to. Radio host Hugh Hewitt told Cruz that, given how some in the media have attempted to connect pro-life rhetoric to the shooting, he has never encountered a pro-life individual who would condone violence. Cruz agreed and said whenever tragedy strikes, the media's "salivating" and "hoping desperately that the murderer happens to be a Republican." And then he said, "Here's the simple and undeniable fact: the overwhelming majority of violent criminals are Democrats....
  • Cruz refuses to take legal status off table

    11/30/2015 10:42:15 AM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 211 replies
    WND ^ | 11/30/2015
    Ted Cruz on Sunday refused to address how he would handle the millions of undocumented immigrants already living in the country, despite hammering Marco Rubio this weekend for previously supporting a path to citizenship. Cruz refused to take off the table his own support of a potential path to legal status despite his cries against "amnesty." "Let's demonstrate we can stop illegal immigration, we can protect our national security interests, we can protect our law enforcement interests," Cruz said after a campaign stop in Newton, Iowa. "Then once that's done, we can have a conversation at that point about whatever...
  • Obama will Self-Destruct if he brings axe down on Hillary’s Campaign

    12/01/2015 8:59:18 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 38 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 12/1/15 | Doug Book
    A short time ago, Major Glenn Macdonald USAR (Ret) published an exclusive article on his Military Corruption website suggesting Barack Obama might drop the axe on Hillary Clinton’s run for the White House. Major Macdonald’s source, a colonel inside the Pentagon, told him “IF BIDEN RUNS, HILLARY WILL BE INDICTED.” “The word here [in the Pentagon] is that Obama would like Joe Biden in the race to preserve the President’s legacy,” continued the colonel. “And he just might give a nod to the Justice Dept. to go ahead and indict Clinton for her lies and deceit in regard to Benghazi...
  • The Conservative Case For Ted Cruz

    12/01/2015 5:30:00 AM PST · by Kaslin · 42 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 1, 2015 | John Hawkins
    After eight years of Obama that have decimated the Democratic Party, the Dems seem poised to nominate a candidate who's generally thought of as a corrupt, insincere liar with no significant accomplishments. This gives the Republican Party a real opportunity to put someone in the White House who can reverse the damage of the Obama years and get the country back on track. As of today, there appear to be five candidates who are in the hunt for the nomination: Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and Donald Trump. Out of those candidates, Ted Cruz should be an...
  • Bernie Sanders Undergoing Medical Treatment In D.C.

    11/30/2015 5:53:55 PM PST · by Citizen Zed · 40 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 11-30-2015 | Nadya Agrawal
    Sen. Bernie Sander (I-Vt.) is having an elective outpatient procedure Monday at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C. Sanders, 74, is having a hernia repair procedure. The Democratic presidential hopeful is slated to return to his Senate duties on Tuesday, according to Sanders spokesman Michael Briggs. The senator has been gaining on Democratic Party favorite Hillary Clinton in primary polls this summer. His presidential campaign has been characterized by a denouncement of super PACs and a push to expand social rights such as free college education.
  • Can Sanders Take the Oath?

    11/30/2015 4:34:48 PM PST · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 30, 2015 | Charles Keckler
    I intend the title question as a genuine one; perhaps Bernie Sanders could in good faith take the oath of office to be President, which requires that he swear to "preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States." After all, the oath he has already sworn multiple times as a Congressman and Senator to "support and defend the Constitution" against its enemies is a quite similar duty (although it may be the additional and unconditional obligation to "preserve” our Constitution a President undertakes requires greater adherence to the Constitution as it is, rather than how one might wish...
  • Herman Cain to Jeb Bush: 'At least I was once winning'

    11/30/2015 9:30:07 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 20 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/30/15 | Jonathan Easley
    Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain lashed out at Jeb Bush in a blistering op-ed published Monday, saying he did better in his losing 2012 run than Bush has been able to do in 2016. "At least I was once winning," Cain wrote on his website. "Jeb Bush has been doing nothing but losing throughout this entire campaign. His problem is him." Last week, Bush reportedly pointed to Cain, a pizza magnate who led the GOP presidential field in October and November of 2011, as evidence that outsiders such as Donald Trump and Ben Carson will falter before the first...
  • Benghazi Commission: Obama Admin Gun-Running Scheme Armed Islamic State

    11/30/2015 2:14:32 PM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 52 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11-30-15 | Edwin Mora
    The Obama administration pursued a policy in Libya back in 2011 that ultimately allowed guns to walk into the hands of jihadists linked to the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) and al-Qaeda (AQ) in Syria, according to a former CIA officer who co-authored a report on behalf of the Citizen’s Commission on Benghazi (CCB), detailing the gun running scheme. In Congress, the then-bipartisan group known as the “Gang of Eight,” at a minimum, knew of the operation to aid and abet America’s jihadist enemies by providing them with material support. So says Clare Lopez, a former CIA officer and the primary author...
  • Sununu: If Trump Is the Nominee, the GOP Will Lose Senate, House and Presidency (Bunk)

    11/30/2015 1:57:26 PM PST · by Cringing Negativism Network · 97 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 30 Nov 2015 | by Pam Key
    Monday on NewsmaxTV’s “The Steve Malzberg Show,” former White House chief of staff to President George H. W. Bush and former Gov. John H. Sununu (R-NH) said if Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump wins the nomination Republicans will get swept in national elections in 2016. http://www.breitbart.com/video/2015/11/30/sununu-if-trump-is-the-nominee-the-gop-will-lose-senate-house-and-presidency/
  • NARAL President to Pro-Lifers: Face ‘Judgment of the Consequences of Your Hate-Filled Rhetoric’

    11/30/2015 2:55:07 PM PST · by markomalley · 33 replies
    CNS News ^ | 11/30/15 | Lauretta Brown
    Ilyse Hogue, president of the abortion advocacy group NARAL Pro-Choice America, derided pro-life activists David Daleiden of the Center for Medical Progress and Troy Newman of Operation Rescue after they condemned the Friday shootings at a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood.Hogue implied that the shooting was a consequence of their pro-life work, saying that while they had freedom of speech, they “are not free from the judgment of the consequences of your hate-filled rhetoric.” “Sorry, David Daleiden. You don't get to create fake videos and accuse abortion providers of ‘barbaric atrocities against humanity’ one day and act shocked when someone shoots to kill...
  • After Attack, Republicans Keep Hammering Planned Parenthood

    11/30/2015 12:36:25 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 24 replies
    New York Times ^ | November 30, 2015 | by Anna North
    Its been just a few days since a shooter killed three people and wounded nine others at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, and Republicans have already resumed their baseless accusations against the group. Carly Fiorina has determinedly promulgated the claim, first advanced by the Center for Medical Progress in its deceptively edited videos, that Planned Parenthood sells “body parts” from fetuses. Donald Trump, in characteristically garbled fashion, appeared both to acknowledge that some claims about the videos were false and to cite the videos as a potential motive for violence. Meanwhile, in the House, conservatives say they are...
  • There are three things that are certain about the Colorado Planned Parenthood shootout

    11/30/2015 2:42:12 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 15 replies
    American Irony ^ | 11-30-15 | The Looking Spoon
    I'm usually reticent to get into the mud created by shootings like the one Robert L. Dear perpetrated at the Colorado Planned Parenthood. The usual partisan/ideological lines get drawn and wild speculation and flat out lies often drive a narrative that I want little or nothing to do with, as counter-intuitive as that might seem for a blogger, because it ends up being a distraction than a substantive discussion. The problem with that type of inaction is liberals live for moments like this (remember when Democratic analyst Mark Penn sort of fantasized in about how Obama needed an Oklahoma City bombing...
  • Here’s Ted Cruz’s full statement on the Planned Parenthood shootings (Video)

    11/30/2015 2:21:39 PM PST · by Isara · 9 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | Nov 30, 2015
    The media is reporting today that Ted Cruz has called the Planned Parenthood shooter a ‘transgender leftist’, but that’s not what he said at all. He was simply pointing to the fact that we don’t have enough information about the shooter to make a decision, and referenced our report that the shooter had been registered as a female on his voting record after the news reporter said it was reported that the shooter said ‘no more baby parts’. He wasn’t calling the shooter a transgender leftist, just saying there are reports suggesting it.Watch:Ted Cruz's Remark (Video)
  • Ted Cruz Is Being Unfairly Criticized for his Post-Colorado Comments

    11/30/2015 2:00:58 PM PST · by Isara · 31 replies
    National Review ^ | November 30, 2015 | Charles C. W. Cooke
    Ted Cruz is being slammed for comments he made in Iowa over the weekend. Here's RawStory with a typical characterization: In a frantic effort to pin blame on the Planned Parenthood terror attack on Friday on anyone but the anti-choice right, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) said that Christian extremist Robert Louis Dear was "registered as an independent and a woman and transgendered leftist activist" at a press conference on Sunday. The Texas Tribune reported on Cruz' attempt to distance his party and presidential campaign from the attack at a campaign stop in Newton, Iowa. Sounds pretty bad. But did he...
  • Cruz to Rubio: 'Stop Impugning My Patriotism By Claiming I'm Soft On National Security'

    11/30/2015 1:53:36 PM PST · by conservativejoy · 11 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 11/30/2015 | Allahpundit
    We're about three weeks into this Rubio broadside against Cruz on natsec and I'm still not sure what the point is. Speaking with reporters before a town hall here, Texas' junior senator repeatedly pushed back on a TV ad airing in Iowa that suggests Cruz "voted to weaken America's ability to identify and hunt down terrorists." The spot was produced by an outside group whose head supports Rubio, the Florida senator vying with Cruz for the GOP presidential nomination. The anti-Cruz ad, which focuses on his vote in favor of the USA Freedom Act in June, is an affront to...
  • WaPo vs. Cruz on the Colorado Springs Murders

    11/30/2015 1:41:09 PM PST · by Isara · 1 replies
    National Review ^ | November 30, 2015 | Ramesh Ponnuru
    Charles, a reader I'll identify as "PJM" emailed me about the Washington Post's treatment of that quote. Here's the email with some light edits: Please tell me that you or someone at NR is going to take on this hatchet job at the Washington Post. The article is headlined, Ted Cruz cites reports that Planned Parenthood shooter could be ‘transgendered leftist activist.' What? The article reports that, "on one side," a representative of Planned Parenthood blamed the shooting on hateful rhetoric from the right, and then cites Cruz's statement, "on the other." But if you read far enough down you...
  • Ted Cruz Announces Endorsement of South Carolina Catholic Leader

    11/30/2015 1:29:44 PM PST · by Isara · 4 replies
    TedCruz.org ^ | 11/30/15
    Monsignor Ed Lofton supports Cruz for PresidentHOUSTON, Texas – Presidential candidate Ted Cruz today announced the endorsement of Monsignor Ed Lofton, a respected and influential Catholic leader in the state of South Carolina.Monsignor Lofton is the parish priest at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Summerville, of which 1,200 families are members. He also serves as the state chaplain of the Knights of Columbus 4th degree and serves on numerous diocesan boards. Lofton is responsible for the Propagation of the Faith for the Diocese of Charleston, a worldwide mission organization for the Catholic Church."I am pleased to have earned Monsignor Lofton's...
  • Ted Cruz: Media ‘wants to blame’ shooting on pro-life movement, but ‘there’s no evidence’

    11/30/2015 12:26:10 PM PST · by wagglebee · 17 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 11/30/15 | Ben Johnson
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, November 30, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) -- The media made a rush to judgement in blaming the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood shooting on the pro-life movement, according to Sen. Ted Cruz. Shortly after the shooting, Planned Parenthood blamed the violence outside the abortion facility on "smear campaigns." But Cruz rebutted the notion that Americans who support the right to life are responsible for 57-year-old Robert Lewis Dear's shooting spree, that ended three lives. "The media promptly wants to blame him on the pro-life movement when at this point there’s very little evidence to indicate that," Cruz told The Texas...
  • Alan Grayson: If Ted Cruz is elected president, I’ll sue

    11/30/2015 12:19:34 PM PST · by Kevin in California · 41 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11-30-2015 | Dan Calabreses
    Hey, why not? In addition to being a bomb-throwing liberal, Alan Grayson’s pedigree is as a trial lawyer. Suing because he’s mad about something seems pretty natural for a guy like that. And since Democrats have treated the last three congressional elections as largely illegitimate - favoring executive actions by Obama to get around the “obstructionist” yet duly elected majorities - why not seek a way to throw out the election of a Republican president?
  • Herman Cain rips into Bush as he reveals plans to speak at Trump rally

    11/30/2015 12:03:31 PM PST · by RoosterRedux · 56 replies
    politico.com ^ | Eliza Collins
    Donald Trump will be sharing the stage with another businessman-turned-political-figure at his rally in Georgia on Monday night--former presidential candidate Herman Cain. Cain--a radio host who also was CEO of Godfather's Pizza--ran for the 2012 Republican nomination before dropping out of the race in December 2011 as allegations of past sexual misconduct escalated (he denies the allegations). Cain announced his plans to speak at the evening rally on his website caintv.com, and he used the post as an opportunity to rip into Jeb Bush after the former Florida governor implied that people now leading in the polls could ultimately "flame...
  • GOP Candidates: It's Wrong to Blame Pro-lifers for Planned Parenthood Shooting

    11/30/2015 9:51:04 AM PST · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 30, 2015 | Cortney O'Brien
    No one would argue that Friday's shooting near the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood is anything other than a tragedy. Another mass shooting has resulted in the loss of innocent lives. The suspect, Richard Lewis Dear, killed three people and injured 11 others after a standoff with police. An additional tragedy, however, is the liberal media's notion that the pro-life movement is to blame for the carnage. According to The Guardian's Jessica Valenti, this incident demands that "the violent radical language and lies about abortion stop."Believing she now has a justification for her pro-abortion agenda, she launched into a lecture about pro-lifers' role in...
  • Principal ‘fixes’ failing grades behind teachers’ backs: staff ( NYC )

    11/29/2015 7:25:53 AM PST · by george76 · 26 replies
    The NY Post ^ | November 29, 2015 | Susan Edelman
    The principal of DeWitt Clinton HS, a struggling Bronx school in Mayor de Blasio's multimillion-dollar Renewal program, changed students failing grades to passing without teachers knowledge or consent, insiders told The Post. In one case, Santiago Taveras gave a senior who received a "no show" in a global-history class a 75 and changed her failing 55 grade in gym to a minimum passing 65, records show. She then got a credit for each class, which she did not deserve, several staffers charged. He thinks he is God and can do whatever he wants. ... Taveras changed a students failing 55...
  • Former DIA Director: Manipulated ISIS Intel Probe 'Ought to Start at the Top'

    11/30/2015 3:07:30 PM PST · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 30, 2015 | Guy Benson
    Last week, Fox News and the Daily Beast followed-up on a September report in which dozens of US intelligence professionals accused their superiors of "cooking" intelligence assessments related to the threat posed by ISIS. There was a "persistent effort... to downplay or even change reports that that questioned how much progress a U.S.-led coalition is making in the Obama administration's stated goal to degrade, destroy, and defeat ISIS. Draft reports that contained a more pessimistic view, or that questioned the efficacy of hitting certain targets, were sent back to the analysts for more extensive rewriting," the Daily Beast reported.  Who gave these orders...
  • Ben Carson Sides With Planned Parenthood, 'Hateful Rhetoric' Played Role In CO. Shootings (VIDEO)

    11/30/2015 12:58:33 PM PST · by conservativejoy · 60 replies
    Conservative Firing Line ^ | 11/29/2015 | Joe Newby
    While appearing on CNN's "State of the Union," GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson seemed to swallow Planned Parenthood talking points and claimed that "hateful rhetoric" played a role in the Colorado Springs shooting. Odd, Carson is sounding just like the folks at Planned Parenthood trying to foment hate and violence against those who oppose abortion:
  • GOP donors wrestle with possibility of Trump nomination

    11/29/2015 4:35:47 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 15 replies
    thehill.com ^ | 11/29/15 | Jonathan Swan
    When asked who he would vote for if the presidential race comes down to Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, the former mayor of Los Angeles and a longtime Republican establishment figure, Dick Riordan, says: "I would probably go find a deserted island." "I think Hillary is disgusting," said Riordan, a wealthy investor who has exceeded $500,000 in political donations throughout his career. "And I think Trump is crazy," Riordan added in a telephone interview Monday. Riordan is not alone. In conversations over the past month, GOP establishment donors have confided to The Hill that for the first time in recent...
  • GOP donors wrestle with possibility of Trump nomination [Are They Coming Around?]

    11/29/2015 4:30:44 AM PST · by GonzoII · 14 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 29, 2015, 07:00 am | Jonathan Swan
    When asked who he would vote for if the presidential race comes down to Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, the former mayor of Los Angeles and a longtime Republican establishment figure, Dick Riordan, says: "I would probably go find a deserted island." "I think Hillary is disgusting," said Riordan, a wealthy investor who has exceeded $500,000 in political donations throughout his career. "And I think Trump is crazy," Riordan added in a telephone interview Monday. Riordan is not alone. In conversations over the past month, GOP establishment donors have confided to The Hill that for the first time in recent...
  • Why is the GOP so bad at playing the race card?

    11/30/2015 11:39:39 AM PST · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | November 30, 2015 | JAZZ SHAW
    When it comes to diversity in the slates of candidates offered by each party this season, the scales are decidedly tipped to one side. The GOP field includes not only both genders, but an African American, a couple of guys of Cuban descent and, until very recently, one whose parents came from India. They range in age from the well seasoned to those less than a decade past the constitutional minimum. For their part, the Democrats are offering something different. The field is as lily white as fresh sheets at a hotel, with the only two in serious contention both...
  • Trump or Cruz: Which Revolution Will it Be?

    11/30/2015 9:00:27 AM PST · by Isara · 278 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | November 30th, 2015 | Steve Deace
    I often come away from the conservative/Christian conferences I’ve attended around the country with the feeling that we’re trying to drive the car by hitting the gas and the brakes at the exact same time. Although I have met many wonderful people at those events, and received no shortage of inspiration from the speeches I have heard, there is also a shadow that looms over everything. This shadow taunts us with visions of an army, whose soldiers run away or whose weapons jam right at the very moment in the fight when resolve and execution matter most. And those shadows...
  • Donald Trump Ridicules ‘Naive’ Obama On Global Warming

    11/30/2015 9:01:03 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 41 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | Charlie Spiering
    Billionaire presidential candidate Donald Trump ridiculed President Obama for his emphasis on climate change, calling his remarks on the subject "one of the dumbest statements I've ever heard in the history of politics as I know it." Trump referred specifically to Obama's remark that there is no greater threat to future generation than climate change. "When we have large groups of people that want to blow up every one of our cities, that want destroy our country, that kill our people, and he's worried about global warming. I think it's one of the dumbest things I've ever seen," Trump said...
  • RNC’s wishful thinking of Trump hitting his ceiling is wrong; he has plenty of room for growth

    11/30/2015 8:44:53 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 16 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 11/30/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    The befuddled “experts” can’t figure out why Donald Trump is doing so well in the polls. They KNOW he is wrong on everything; they KNOW he is a clown, a buffoon, a snake oil salesman, take your pick. Using THEIR old rules of politics they have declared Trump’s campaign dead so often it’s hard to keep track of them. The bottom line is that Trump is not going anywhere. He did not fade by Labor Day or Halloween or Thanksgiving. He won’t fade and they know it so they have fallen back on trying to trick people with their lie...
  • The Democrats' Demise, the Republicans Rise

    11/30/2015 8:19:05 AM PST · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 30, 2015 | Arthur Schaper
    "It's a great day to be a Republican in California!" I thought to myself when my colleagues elected me to be the next Beach Cities Republicans Club President, a growing grassroots organization in an otherwise deep blue state, which has witnessed and assisted remarkable Republican gains. I was following a long-list of who's who in the South Bay. The prior president, David Hadley, won the state assembly seat for my district, the first Republican in over two decades. Another fiscal conservative Republican won a seat in the East Bay, the first in over thirty years. Los Angeles County will enjoy...
  • Bill Clinton ‘tried to seduce’ Jackie Kennedy [Hildabeast made him take HIV test]

    11/30/2015 4:06:42 AM PST · by markomalley · 44 replies
    Page Six ^ | 11/29/15
    In their new book “Bill & Hillary: So This Is That Thing Called Love,” from Blood Moon Productions, Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince claim that due to Bill Clinton’s reputed prolific philandering, Hillary once demanded that he be tested for HIV, since “he favored unprotected sex.”The book claims both Clintons were relieved that the results were negative.Among other bizarre allegations in the exhaustive and highly unauthorized examination of the Clintons’ political lives, from their Arkansas days to today, is that Bill had the hots for former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.
  • Did New Jersey Muslims Celebrate on 9/11?

    11/30/2015 4:57:17 AM PST · by SJackson · 95 replies
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | November 30, 2015 | Danusha V. Goska
    Did New Jersey Muslims Celebrate on 9/11? The facts and the eyewitness. November 30, 2015 Danusha V. Goska On November 21st, 2015, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said to supporters in Birmingham, Alabama, "Hey, I watched when the World Trade Center came tumbling down. And I watched in Jersey City, New Jersey, where thousands and thousands of people were cheering as that building was coming down." Trump's assertion sparked a national verbal wrestling match. Mainstream media and cultural leaders rushed to insist that no American Muslims celebrated 9-11. George Stephanopoulos dismissed accounts as mere "internet rumor." Snopes' Kim LaCapria...
  • Ted Cruz Mocks Media for Planned Parenthood Shooter Coverage

    11/30/2015 4:03:08 AM PST · by markomalley · 21 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 11/29/15 | Betsy Woodruff
    The senator laughed off suggestions that the man who killed three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood was affiliated with either party—and advised against blame while the facts are still uncertain. During a campaign stop on Sunday,Ted Cruz rejected  preliminary reports suggesting that the pro-life movement bears some responsibility for a shooting at a  Colorado Planned Parenthood - and mocked the reactionary nature on both sides of the political spectrum.“The media promptly wants to blame him on the pro-life movement when at this point there’s very little evidence to indicate that,” Cruz told reporters, according to a report from The...
  • Carr: Donald Feeds Crow To PC Crowd And Old Gray Lady

    11/30/2015 3:46:03 AM PST · by Helicondelta · 18 replies
    bostonherald.com ^ | November 29 | Howie Carr
    So this contretemps all started when Trump said Muslims in Jersey City celebrated the genocidal 9/11 attack by their co-religionists. Not true, the grandees and dandies sniffed, until it turned out that multiple newspaper stories and radio reports backed up Trump. So the powers that be had to knuckle the original reporter to issue a correction to his own story — 14 years later. Trump then made sport of the reporter’s disability — and I’m certainly not going to defend that. But see how far afield we’ve gotten from the original tempest in a teapot. Forget 9/11, Trump is mean...
  • Clinton Appoints Ex-Congressman Who Blamed Defeat on Jews to ‘Leadership Team’

    11/30/2015 3:32:36 AM PST · by markomalley · 5 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 11/30/15 | Alana Goodman
    Hillary Clinton has appointed to her leadership team a former congressman who blamed his defeat on “Jewish interests” and the “Jewish media,” her campaign announced earlier this month.The Clinton campaign named Earl Hilliard, Sr., who served in Congress from 1992 to 2002, as part of her 60-member Alabama leadership team on Nov. 20.Hilliard, who lost to then-Democrat Artur Davis in 2002, was considered one of Israel’s most vocal opponents in Congress. Davis, a staunch supporter of Israel who became a Republican in 2012, had the backing of groups such as the American Israel Public Affairs Committee and the Anti-Defamation League in...
  • The Existential Threat...If You Think Trump is Under Attack Now...You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet...

    11/29/2015 5:10:16 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 242 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 11-29-2015 | sundance
    November 29, 2015The Existential Threat ... If You Think Trump is Under Attack Now ... You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet ... by sundance Climate Change and The TPP Agenda On the day Donald Trump announced his candidacy we stated everything would change. A few days later we predicted he would skyrocket to the top of the polls. Many people dismissed that prediction because much like the elites amid the DC Beltway they have been tuned in to an entirely divergent world of politics filled with shiny things and distractions….Six months earlier, when we outlined the road map created for Jeb...
  • Cruz backer sees senator ‘drafting’ and ready to take the lead

    11/29/2015 7:06:43 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 94 replies
    Radio Iowa ^ | November 29, 2015 | O. Kay Henderson
    Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is making a three-day campaign lap around the state, with stops in 14 cities. “I just want to say thank you all for being here. Thank you for standing up. I’m here asking for your support, asking for your help. We are building a grassroots army,” Cruz said to conclude an appearance at the Windrow restaurant in Creston on Saturday afternoon. Wally Miller of Creston was there to show his support for Cruz. “He’s the only one that makes sense,” Miller said, adding he has a screening test for candidates. “When I look at someone,...
  • One Day After Planned Parenthood Shooting, Notorious Pro-Life Professor Received This

    11/29/2015 4:07:23 PM PST · by lowbridge · 48 replies
    theblaze.com ^ | november 29, 2015 | Kaitlyn Schallhorn
    On the day that a gunman attacked a Colorado Planned Parenthood facility, Mike Adams was in North Carolina. Yet, Adams, a criminology professor at the University of North Carolina Wilmington notorious for his anti-abortion and Christian views, was on the receiving end of an inquiry from a fellow professor who wondered about Adams' potential involvement with the shooting suspect. "Did you correspond with him Mike? Maybe inspire him a bit to complete his mission of murdering a university officer and 2 civilians?" Richard Greenleaf, a sociology and criminal justice professor at Elmhurst College, a private liberal arts school in Illinois,...
  • Ted Cruz is ‘not the establishment but doesn’t need on-the-job training’

    11/27/2015 7:19:00 AM PST · by Isara · 91 replies
    Soshable ^ | Nov 27, 2015 | JD Rucker
    There are many of us, perhaps millions, who believe that the Republican party as a governing force has been the lesser of two evils. We fear what the Democrats are doing to destroy the country but we’re angry about what the Republicans aren’t doing to repair the damage. This is why Donald Trump and Ben Carson have been so popular. It’s why so many people are willing to tell pollsters that they support either of the anti-establishment candidates.Thankfully, there’s a third candidate who would stand in stark contrast to the ineffective Republican Establishment that has been harming the party and...