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  • Iraq war veteran claims Trump University fired her for serving in the Army Reserve

    06/02/2016 1:00:40 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 35 replies
    CNN ^ | June 2, 2016
    An Iraq war veteran claims she was fired by Trump University because she needed two days a month off in order to serve in the Army Reserve. Corrine Sommers, who worked for Trump University for five months, sued Trump University after she was dismissed in October 2007. She reached a confidential settlement in that case. But she later alleged that she was fired because of her military service in a November 2012 deposition she gave in a federal class action suit that accused the school of fraud. That deposition was unsealed this week. Sommers alleged that a supervisor at the...
  • Arguing With Data

    03/18/2016 7:32:49 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 51 replies ^ | March 18, 2016 | Erick Erickson
    For seven months, Republicans -- myself included -- have argued against the data. The data showed that Donald Trump would be a viable candidate. Many of us presumed he would eventually fade. Many of us presumed he would eventually burn out his supporters with his gaffes, waffling and walk backs. What many of us misunderstood was Republican voter anger. There are a lot of angry people out there and they are flocking to Donald Trump. They have good reason to be angry. Washington politicians, particularly Republicans, have broken promise after promise. People in Washington seem to be doing quite well...
  • Hartford Tea Party co-founder endorses Ted Cruz and denounces Donald Trump.

    03/15/2016 4:44:20 PM PDT · by RaceBannon · 117 replies
    self | 3/15/16 | RaceBannon
    Hartford Tea Party co-founder endorses Ted Cruz and denounces Donald Trump. As one of the co-founders of the Hartford Tea Party in 2009, I was appalled to read the statement of Debbie Dooley, claiming that Donald Trump was the choice of someone who once claimed membership in a genuine grass roots organization dedicated to upholding the Constitution, reducing the size of government, eliminating government health care and opposing high government spending. In her endorsement for Donald Trump, she claimed the following:"I have been an activist fighting for conservative principles since 1976, so I reject individuals and publications that try to...
  • Donald Trump crushes John Kasich among those with bad credit

    03/15/2016 7:45:39 AM PDT · by mcjordansc · 95 replies
    Market Watch ^ | March 15, 2016 | Brett Arends
    Supporters of Deadbeat Donald Trump are far more likely to have bad credit scores than the supporters of his Republican rivals, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. More than 20% of the people nationwide supporting Trump have a bad credit rating, compared to just 10% for Kasich, a new survey reveals.
  • Michelle Fields, Ben Shapiro Resign From Breitbart

    03/14/2016 4:56:54 AM PDT · by gore_sux · 68 replies
    Buzzfeed ^ | 3/14/16 | Rosie Gray
    Today I informed the management at Breitbart News of my immediate resignation, the reporter at the center of the controversy at the conservative site told BuzzFeed News, the week after Trumps campaign manager allegedly grabbed her. Breitbart reporter Michelle Fields and editor-at-large Ben Shapiro are resigning from the company over the sites handling of Donald Trumps campaign managers alleged assault on Fields, BuzzFeed News has learned. Fields and Shapiro informed Breitbart News chairman Steve Bannon of their decision Sunday night. Today I informed the management at Breitbart News of my immediate resignation, Fields said in a statement sent to BuzzFeed...
  • Trump Denies Relationship With Gangster Robert LiButti

    03/07/2016 12:24:26 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 100 replies
    NewsMax ^ | 03/07/2016 | By Cathy Burke
    Donald Trump had a long relationship with a reputed New Jersey mobster, who gambled at the real estate billionaire's Atlantic City casino, flew on Trump's helicopter, and partied on his yacht, the gangster's daughter reportedly claims. Trump has denied having a personal relationship with Robert LiButti, who was banned in 1991 from New Jersey casinos for his ties to the late Mafia boss John Gotti, Michael Isikoff, chief investigative correspondent at Yahoo News reports. That same year, Trump's hotel casino in Atlantic City, the Trump Plaza, was fined $200,000 by New Jersey regulators for violating anti-discrimination laws involving complaints linked...
  • Sympathy for the Donaldites

    03/07/2016 4:59:29 AM PST · by Kaslin · 110 replies ^ | March 7, 2016 | Kurt Schlichter
    This election is the Republican Altamont, where conservatives got knifed by the Hells Angels. Its our own fault too the GOP teased its base, looked down upon it, lied to it, and when it turned out it wasnt playing games and pulled a blade the establishment wasnt ready. I spent the last few days at CPAC, surrounded by conservatives, and there was a clear preference for focusing on the symptom Donald Trump and his myriad failings rather than the disease. Our problem is not this digitally-challenged, bizarrely phallocentric clown; its our failure to represent the people left...
  • Did Trump Bankroll Planned Parenthood Abortionists?

    02/28/2016 7:04:38 AM PST · by elhombrelibre · 159 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 27 Feb 16 | John Mccomack
    Is that why he refuses to release his tax returns? After it was revealed this summer that Planned Parenthood was selling the organs and body parts of aborted human beings to biotech companies, Donald Trump said he wasn't sure if the organization should lose its federal funding. He even went out of his way to praise Planned Parenthood's good work. Meet the Press host Chuck Todd found Trump's stance interesting, so he asked Trump if he had ever been a Planned Parenthood donor. "It's possible," Trump replied. TODD: You were pretty--you were somewhat defending Planned Parenthood earlier this week. It...
  • Accused Of Fraud, Trump Will Take The Witness Stand

    02/23/2016 6:50:59 PM PST · by TBBT · 143 replies
    Redstate ^ | 2/23/16 | Jay Caruso
    So Donald Trump while trying to get the GOP nomination will take the beautiful witness stand at in the very near future in his own fraud trial. Gotta love it. Let's say he actually gets the nomination and the other Democrat, Hillary Clinton, gets hers. We'd have one candidate running while on trial for fraud and another under FBI investigation. What a country. Here are some details: In court filings last Friday, lawyers for both sides in a long-running civil lawsuit over the now defunct Trump University named Trump on their witness lists. That makes it all but certain that...
  • Every Day Carson Remains in the Race is Further Proof that His Campaign is a Scam

    02/21/2016 8:22:29 AM PST · by MLL · 125 replies
    RedState ^ | 02/21/2016 | Leon Wolf
    Ben Carson finished dead last in South Carolina last night, as the polls predicted that he would. He did not finish last due to lack of effort, or because he was focusing on some other state where he had a better chance. By Carson's own admission, South Carolina was a state where he should have done well, and where the large evangelical population should have given him a decent chance to post a good showing. Instead, he finished behind John Kasich, a guy who spent significant portions of the last week campaigning in far flung places like Michigan. He finished...
  • Donald Trump is the Democratic version of Operation Chaos

    02/19/2016 5:56:14 AM PST · by justlittleoleme · 91 replies
    United Liberty ^ | 01/04/2016 | Matthew DesOrmeaux
    I have an old friend who attended the Donald Trump rally in Biloxi, Mississippi this weekend. He dressed up in his crispest red button-down, overalls, and white #MakeAmericaGreatAgain hat. He cheered, he waved, he tweeted and posted to Facebook about his excitement for the rally and Trump’s slogan of change. -snip- There’s just one problem. My friend is a Democrat. And polls show he’s not alone. Not only is Trump supported by mostly liberal and moderate Republicans, he also attracts a fair amount of Democratic support.-snip- But my good friend isn’t supporting Trump’s campaign because a great leader has convinced...
  • MSNBC’s Town Hall With Donald Trump Was Disgraceful

    02/18/2016 8:46:20 AM PST · by don-o · 139 replies
    Slate ^ | 2/17/16 | Isaac Chotiner
    Is Donald Trump in trouble? After facing hostile questions from Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski Wednesday night--they comprehensively laid out his flip-flops, presented him with damning videotape, and asked him to explain the inconsistencies in detail--Trump was confronted by hostile audience members at MSNBC's televised town-hall forum. When a Muslim questioner got up to ask why he had said such bigoted things about minorities, Trump seemed to struggle while Scarborough forced him to respond. The candidate looked uncomfortable, unhappy, and somewhat lost. It could be a turning point. If only. Of course, none of this actually occurred Wednesday night, just...
  • Socialist Sweep New Hampshire [SANDERS AND TRUMP]

    02/10/2016 2:33:49 AM PST · by expat_panama · 168 replies
    American Thinker ^ | February 10, 2016 | C. Edmund Wright
    Shortly after Barack Obama swept into the White House while giving Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid a coattail Marxist Congress, Newsweek Magazine ran the cover "We're all Socialists now,"... took until last night before it was literally true, as New Hampshire gave a full-throated socialist a rout over semi-socialist Hillary Clinton on the Democrat side and the once and now apparently again socialist Donald Trump won... ...In case you missed the final score, it was Bernie by about 18 over Hillary and Trump by about 18 over John Kasich. Yes, John Kasich. ... ...Trump has flirted with socialist talking...
  • Inside Donald Trump's Empire: Why He Didn't Run for President in 2012

    02/08/2016 1:26:59 PM PST · by TheThirdRuffian · 37 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 05/26/2011 | Wayne Barret
    With lawsuits pending and shady partners, Trump's business empire could not withstand the scrutiny of a presidential campaign, and even his kids might have been muddied. Editor's Note, 8/10/15: Four years ago, Wayne Barett reported shady business deals ahead of Trump's flirtation with a White House run. After first exposing Trump’s ties to organized crime in his 1992 book, Barrett looked into his most recent business dealings and discovered the following: One associate who was an "unindicted co-conspirator" in a massive 2000 stock swindle-and escaped prison only by helping to convict 19 others, including six members of New York crime...
  • After Iowa, Will Republicans Finally get a Contest Without Trump?

    02/08/2016 1:03:41 PM PST · by detective · 56 replies
    Human Events ^ | Feb 8, 2016 | George Will
    When Huck Finn asked Tom Sawyer what a Moslem is, Tom said a Moslem is someone who is not a Presbyterian, which is true, but not the whole truth. Donald Trump says he is a Presbyterian ("I drink my little wine . . . and have my little cracker"), which apparently was not good enough for enough of Iowa's evangelical Christians. One person who left Iowa having earned the nation's gratitude is Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.). He campaigned with three Republican aspirants (Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and Carly Fiorina) in order to advance this year's most urgent task, which is...
  • Self Funding - The Most Compelling Aspect of the Trump Campaign is a Lie

    02/08/2016 1:06:58 PM PST · by conservativejoy · 80 replies
    Tell the Truth on Them ^ | 2/6/2016 | Larry Marciniack
    I have to admit that I found one aspect of the Trump campaign compelling: his claim that he was self-funding and therefore free of any obligations to his financiers. Any regular reader of mine knows my obsession with money in American politics. Money may not be the root of all evil, but it is the catalyst that produces the most evil in American politics! However my gut tells me to process anything coming from The Donald’s mouth with a healthy dose of skepticism. On face value I mistrust Trump. He looks slimy to me and has a history of being...
  • Ben Carson: Now He’s a Politician

    02/08/2016 8:27:54 AM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 10 replies
    townhall ^ | February 8, 2016 | Katie Kieffer
    Politics is a full-contact sport, but it’s not OK to hit below the belt. Ben Carson, Donald Trump and Marco Rubio spent last week blaming frontrunner Sen. Ted Cruz for a problem that originated from Team Carson’s own disorganization—even after media records and Iowa exit poll data cleared Cruz. Before you vote in your primary, you deserve the truth...
  • Trump's Health Care Plan: Bernie 2.0

    02/05/2016 7:41:57 AM PST · by conservativejoy · 21 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 2/5/2016 | Yevginiy Feyman
    The Iowa caucuses have solidified Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders as two of the leading candidates in this cycle: Sanders is the democratic socialist channeling liberal disenchantment with the Goldman Sachs wing of the party, while Trump represents the frustration of Republican blue-collar, white, middle-class voters with global competition and immigration. Both of them are leading a revolt against their respective party elites. The similarities don't end there. You might think the two candidates have wildly different views on the signature domestic issue of the last six years: health care reform. But you'd be wrong. Sanders' plan, to the extent...
  • The Fury of Ben Carson

    02/05/2016 6:52:04 AM PST · by Helicondelta · 47 replies ^ | February 4
    Five days from the New Hampshire primary, Ben Carson has yet to set foot in this state since his fourth-place finish in Iowa. His detour to Florida for a fresh set of clothes has become a running joke online. The candidate is, by all indications, consumed by what he calls the "dirty tricks" of Ted Cruz's campaign. "Dr. Carson feels absolutely robbed, violated," said Armstrong Williams, a Carson confidant, in a phone interview. "He realizes, the Democrats are not his enemies trying to malign him. It's people who smile in his face, shake his hand, go out to dinner with...
  • Ben Carson blames the media for spreading false information

    02/05/2016 6:39:26 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 59 replies
    February 5, 2016 | Vanity
    I just received the following email from "Ben Carson for President 2016": **************************************************** "Politics is a nasty business. It's why so many Americans, including me, have been disillusioned. Personal ambition and conflict are often valued more than honesty, substance and solutions. I'm running for President because it's time for accountability and integrity, and the only way we can make a difference is for all of us as citizens to take a stand. That includes holding the media to account when it spreads false or misleading information -- which is what CNN did at the start of the Iowa Caucuses on...
  • Midway man faces felony charges (Scott Eckersley of Carson tweet)

    02/05/2016 6:22:51 AM PST · by fungoking · 2 replies
    Desert News ^ | 6/9/15 | Geoff Liesik
    A Midway businessman is facing charges under Utah's commercial terrorism statute after investigators say he took scores of free tourism brochures out of stands owned by a competitor and replaced them with his own brochures. Scott Jay Eckersley is charged in 4th District Court with four counts of commercial obstruction, a second-degree felony. Wasatch County prosecutor Mckay King said the charges are appropriate, based on the allegations against Eckersley. Over the past year, Eckersley went to the Zermatt Resort & Spa in Midway four times and "totally cleaned out" a competitor's display of free tourism brochures, according to Wasatch County...
  • In Iowa, hints that being presidential matters

    02/05/2016 5:28:45 AM PST · by luke1825 · 14 replies
    lowell sun ^ | 2/4 | Peter Lucas
    Donald Trump should bounce back in New Hampshire on Tuesday. His loss in Iowa at the hands of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz was a setback, although it actually could have done Trump some good. But Trump cannot afford two losses in a row. You can always learn something from defeat. And a little humility never hurt anyone, and Trump, who is not used to losing, sure could use some. And he surprisingly flashed a little of it when he graciously congratulated Cruz, the man he had called a liar, on his first-place finish. But Trump still could not help himself...

    02/04/2016 7:45:53 PM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 58 replies
    ABC News ^ | February 3, 2016
    Donald Trump is blaming rival Ted Cruz - wrongly - for President Barack Obama's health care law. Trump says Cruz is "the one that got Justice Roberts onto the United States Supreme Court. He pushed him, he approved him and Justice Roberts approved Obamacare twice when it should have been rejected." Trump says, "Ted Cruz gave us Obamacare." Cruz did indeed support John Roberts' nomination. But Roberts was confirmed in 2005, years before Cruz was elected to the Senate. Cruz spokesman Rick Tyler says, "Trump's claim is ridiculous, especially considering that he has advocated and supported a single-payer health care...
  • CNN owes Ted Cruz an apology

    02/05/2016 2:46:29 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 113 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | February 5, 2016 | William Tate
    CNN's broadside of Ted Cruz is wrong. The network has denied that it bears any responsibility for Cruz's camp spreading rumors that Ben Carson might be quitting the presidential race. CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin even went so far as to call Cruz's explanation "BS" on the air. Yet the network's claim can be true only in the most deceptive - in other words, the most Clintonian - sense. Instead of what the meaning of the word is is, CNN is parsing what the word indicate means. Somewhat ironically, the network rests much of its case on tweets rather than on-air...
  • Next Stop, the Political Twilight Zone

    02/05/2016 2:58:13 AM PST · by elhombrelibre · 16 replies
    TAS ^ | 2.5.16 | Daniel J. Flynn
    Not defeat, but rather how one responds to it, determines “winners” and “losers.” Winners say, “Congratulations.” Losers affirm their designation by barking, “You cheated.” Donald Trump, after uncharacteristic graciousness in defeat Monday night, emerged as himself by accusing Ted Cruz of stealing the Iowa caucuses from him. At least Al Gore could claim he won the popular vote. The Donald lost convincingly to a man down five in the polls entering the contest. But he’s convinced he didn’t lose. Trump, using his preferred means of discourse, tweeted: “The State of Iowa should disqualify Ted Cruz from the most recent election...
  • Donald Trump says he came in first in Iowa. He didn’t, by any measure.

    02/04/2016 1:33:15 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 31 replies ^ | February 04, 2016 | Philip Bump
    Iowa, Donald Trump told a crowd in Little Rock, Ark., last night, is a great place. A great state, amazing people. Trump remains a big fan of Iowa, despite the results of the caucuses that took place there on Monday. Or, perhaps, because of those results. After all, Trump thinks Trump came in first.
  • Palin Called Out For ‘Disappointing’ Attack On Cruz Campaign 'Lies'

    02/03/2016 1:32:43 PM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 96 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | February 3, 2016 | RACHEL STOLTZFOOS
    Critics are calling former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin a "disappointing" sellout to presidential candidate Donald Trump and her Facebook post denouncing Sen. Ted Cruz's campaign's "lies" about opponent Ben Carson unfair. "Sarah you disappoint me you sold out to a liberal big Government windbag and are spreading lies about a true conservative," one apparently former fan of Palin writes in one of the top comments on her post. "Ted Cruz was just reporting what CNN reported."...
  • President Norma Desmond: Donald Trump is not ready for his closeup

    02/03/2016 10:39:39 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 46 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | February 3, 2016
    ....." Donald Trump: "I've built an unbelievable company worth billions and billions. I don't have to hear from this man." Norma Desmond: "No-one ever leaves a star. That's what makes one a star." Donald Trump: "We'll have so much winning, you'll get bored with winning." Norma Desmond: "Without me, there wouldn't be any Paramount studio." Donald Trump: "Let's see how much money Fox is going to make on the debate without me, okay?"..............
  • Veterans slam Sarah Palin for saying son's domestic abuse arrest result of PTSD

    02/03/2016 7:58:09 AM PST · by Virtuoso80 · 68 replies
    Veterans have come out against Sarah Palin after she said in a speech on Wednesday that PTSD caused her son Track’s alleged domestic abuse ‘As a combat vet, EXTREMELY disgusted by #SarahPalin blaming PTSD 4 domestic abuse,’ wrote one man on Twitter Another said: ‘Speaking as a combat vet who literally slept in the same barracks as Track Palin, his mother is wrong and her son is not a victim’ Paul Rieckhoff, who heads Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, also criticized Palin for blaming the incident on President Obama Brandon Friedman, former digital media director for the Department of...
  • Why Donald Trump Got Schlonged In Iowa

    02/02/2016 8:57:16 AM PST · by conservativejoy · 113 replies
    News Machete ^ | 2/2/2016 | Ed Straker
    Donald Trump does everything in a big way. Even losing. Not only did he lose to Ted Cruz in Iowa, but he came very close to a humiliating third place behind Marco Rubio. As recently as yesterday Donald Trump was saying he wanted to win in Iowa, and if he didn't, that it would all have been a big waste of time. "Unless I win, I would consider this a big, fat, beautiful-and, by the way, a very expensive-waste of time," Trump said this weekend, speaking to supporters during a whirlwind tour of Iowa. Well, I guess it was a...
  • During Critical Campaign Period, Ben Carson Heads Home To Get Fresh Clothes

    02/01/2016 10:02:24 PM PST · by fifedom · 23 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | 02/01/2016 | Amanda Terkel
    Ben Carson, however, is taking a break. His campaign announced that he will leave Iowa on Monday night and head to Florida to get some clean clothes. His aides said he was not ending his faltering presidential bid.
  • The One Weird Trait That Predicts Whether You’re a Trump Supporter

    01/18/2016 8:47:32 PM PST · by Another Post-American · 151 replies
    Politico ^ | 1/18/16 | Matthew McWilliams
    f I asked you what most defines Donald Trump supporters, what would you say? They’re white? They’re poor? They’re uneducated? You’d be wrong. In fact, I’ve found a single statistically significant variable predicts whether a voter supports Trump—and it’s not race, income or education levels: It’s authoritarianism. That’s right, Trump’s electoral strength—and his staying power—have been buoyed, above all, by Americans with authoritarian inclinations. And because of the prevalence of authoritarians in the American electorate, among Democrats as well as Republicans, it’s very possible that Trump’s fan base will continue to grow. My finding is the result of a national...
  • Ben Carson: Flying Planes Into Twin Towers 'Didn't Require a Great Deal of Sophistication'

    11/19/2015 11:33:36 PM PST · by springwater13 · 47 replies
    Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson doubled down on his previous language this morning, saying that al Qaeda was not an existential threat to the United States in 2001 and 2003. Today, he told ABC News that ISIS is more of a threat now than al Qaeda was in 2001 and 2003. "They weren’t nearly as developed as they are now -- at that point,” Carson said in response to an ABC News question. "That was my point. This is so much greater a threat than that was.” Carson also said the attacks on the World Trade Center in 2001...
  • Ben Carson says the Terri Schiavo case was ‘much ado about nothing’

    11/13/2015 5:19:57 PM PST · by markomalley · 199 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 11/13/15 | Ed O'Keefe
    Leading Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson believes that federal and state official overreacted in the case of Terri Schiavo, a Florida woman who died in 2005 as her husband and family battled over whether to keep her alive despite her vegetative state.The case roiled the state of Florida and sparked an emotional national debate about the ethics, politics and spiritual significance of her life and death.(snip)After speaking at a Republican Party conference here on Friday, a reporter asked Carson what he thought of the infamous case -- one that Bush speaks about occasionally as he mounts his own presidential campaign."We...
  • SOURCES: POLITICO set to reveal details of Romney campaign infighting

    09/16/2012 4:20:06 PM PDT · by CountryClassSF · 170 replies
    SOURCES: POLITICO set to reveal details of Romney campaign infighting; Plans to publish portions of speech chief Romney strategist Stevens ordered and scrapped, just days before convention... Developing late...
  • Some Republicans Try Out a New Campaign Theme: Bipartisanship

    09/15/2012 3:16:49 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 20 replies
    NY Times ^ | September 15, 2012 | JENNIFER STEINHAUER and JONATHAN WEISMAN
    Some Republicans Try Out a New Campaign Theme: Bipartisanship By JENNIFER STEINHAUER and JONATHAN WEISMAN September 15, 2012 WASHINGTON A woman who appears in an advertisement supporting Representative Jon Runyan, a New Jersey Republican, boasts about how he works with both parties. Richard E. Mourdock of Indiana, whose Senate campaign has been most notable for his derision of legislative compromise as feckless, now says he would work with anyone. While out and about on the campaign trail, Representative Bobby Schilling, Republican of Illinois, talks so much about all the great things he has done with Representative Dave Loebsack, a...
  • Mitt Romney has Dukakified the Republicans; Update: Romney to keep the good parts of Obamacare

    09/10/2012 8:45:49 AM PDT · by Bratch · 79 replies
    Conservative4Palin ^ | September 09 2012 | Doug Brady
    Ive argued many times that the politician Mitt Romney most closely resembles is John Kerry, primarily due to the Mittsters legendary penchant for flip-flopping, a trait Kerry is also known for. I stand by my Kerry comparison, butJonah Goldberghas an excellent point when he compares Romney to anotherMassachusetts politician:Michael Dukakis. Meanwhile, the Republicans seem to have become Dukakified. It was Michael Dukakis, the 1988 Democratic presidential nominee, who insisted that the election should be entirely about competence, not ideology. Romney has avoided saying that in so many words, but its certainly how hes campaigning. After running to the right in...
  • GOP Suing to Keep Third Parties Off Ballot in November

    09/07/2012 12:49:32 PM PDT · by huldah1776 · 147 replies
    The New American ^ | Sept 5, 2012 | Joe Wolverton, II
    "Around the country, the Republican Party is mounting legal challenges to keep third-party candidates off the ballot in November. Writer Karl Dickey reports in the Examiner that in recent weeks, with the full support and legal assistance of the Republican Party, [Gary] Johnson's ballot status has been challenged in Michigan, Pennsylvania, the District of Columbia, Iowa and now Ohio." Gary Johnson (pictured) is the former governor of New Mexico and the Libertarian Partys candidate for president of the United States. As of this writing, Johnson is on the ballot in 43 states."
  • Compliance

    09/01/2012 8:57:25 AM PDT · by lward99 · 6 replies
    RevolutionPAC ^ | 9/1/12 | Larry Hunter
    We libertarians love to rail about government, and rightly so. But, tyrannical government cant survive if people refuse to comply with its illegitimate demands. Ultimately, the actions of government reflect the willingness of the people it oppresses to comply with its dictates. Ultimately, we have no one to blame but ourselves if we continue to live in tyranny. This uncomfortable fact is perfectly illustrated in the newly released movie Compliance, which tells the chilling story of just how far ordinary people will go to obey a figure of authority. Watch the movie trailers here. . .
  • Team Romney forced undemocratic rules to disenfranchise pro-life Republicans, Rush says

    09/01/2012 7:21:30 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 43 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 8/31/2012 | Ben Johnson
    TAMPA, August 31, 2012, ( While political observers watched Rick Santorum, Paul Ryan, and Marco Rubio, the Republican National Committee pushed through new rules that could change the face of the party for some time including one rule that Rush Limbaugh said was designed to freeze pro-life Christians out of the GOP. Under rules proposed by election lawyer Ben Ginsberg, who said he was acting on behalf of the Romney campaign, the presidential candidate who wins a state primary would get to select all state delegates to the convention and disavow anyone who meets his disapproval. The delegates,...
  • Romney: My views on abortion rights are clear

    08/31/2012 9:09:04 AM PDT · by Mozilla · 143 replies
    CBS ^ | August 27, 2012 | Staff/ Scott Pelley
    (CBS News) In an interview with CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley, Mitt Romney said his views on abortion rights are more lenient than those put forward in the Republican party platform. "My position has been clear throughout this campaign," Romney said. "I'm in favor of abortion being legal in the case of rape and incest, and the health and life of the mother." The Republican Party is gathering in Tampa, Fla., this week for its national convention, where in addition to nominating Romney for president, the party will officially adopt its national platform. Last week, the party added language...
  • Has the tea party 'sold out' to the mainstream GOP?

    08/28/2012 5:23:35 PM PDT · by upchuck · 121 replies
    CNN ^ | August 26, 2012 | Shannon Travis
    Is the tea party changing the Republican Party from the inside -- or selling out to the GOP? As Republicans prepare to officially roll out Mitt Romney as their party's presidential nominee at the Republican National Convention this week, major tea party groups and figures have descended on Tampa, Florida, to schmooze with party bigwigs and rally for Romney. But Romney's conservative credentials have long been viewed with suspicion by the movement. So it came as a surprise when, before at least one event, tea party organizers committed what some activists would consider heresy: seeking approval from establishment Republicans to...
  • GOP platform calls for crackdown on all forms of pornography

    08/27/2012 2:00:06 PM PDT · by JerseyanExile · 110 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | August 27, 2012 | Steven Nelson
    The Republican Partys platform committee declared war on pornography ahead of this weeks Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. In a Monday morning press release, advocacy group Morality in Media revealed that new language replaces previous platform wording, which only opposed child pornography. According to MIM, the new wording will read, Current laws on all forms of pornography and obscenity need to be vigorously enforced. The party platform was drafted by a 112-member committee and will be unveiled early this week. Existing obscenity laws not only prohibit distribution of hardcore pornography on the Internet but also on hotel/motel TV, on...
  • VANITY: Meagan Kelly said she hears it's in the bag for Obummer to win re-election - back room info.

    08/16/2012 12:59:38 PM PDT · by matginzac · 137 replies
    FOX News | 8/16/12 | me
    I was riding around in the car, listening to XM Radio and had FOX News with Megan Kelly's show on. She was interviewing some guy and said (paraphrase) she's hearing from people in the know who are discussing this behind closed doors that Obama will be re-elected for sure and gee, how would four more years of Obama affect the crapola you and I are talking about? What are we to think about this statement by Ms. Kelly? Complete rubbish?
  • Flashback to 2001: Bush apologizes for Muslim being removed from WH

    02/26/2012 8:40:11 AM PST · by jeltz25 · 16 replies
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Bush, described as very upset about a Muslim leader being ordered out of the White House, issued an apology Friday for the incident. ``The president is very concerned that an action was taken that was wrong, inappropriate and the president apologizes for it on behalf of the White House,'' press secretary Ari Fleischer said. A group of Muslim leaders walked out of a White House meeting Thursday, angered when a uniformed Secret Service officer ordered one of them - Abdullah Alarian, a congressional intern - out of the building. Secret Service spokesman Jim Mackin later said...
  • Herman Cain Responds To Rick Perry And The N*ggerhead Hunting Camp Controversy

    10/02/2011 2:32:10 PM PDT · by Def Conservative · 198 replies · 2+ views
    Earlier today, The Washington Post reported on a hunting camp connected to presidential candidate Rick Perry bearing in its title a racial slur. On This Week earlier, fellow candidate Herman Cain reacted negatively to the news, criticizing Perry for going there so frequently. Christiane Amanpour reviewed the details of the camp with Cain, and while pointing out that the word in question may have been painted out, she asked the African-American candidate his take on the story. Cain wasted no time in sharing his candid thoughts on the matter: That is very insensitive. There are some words that do not...
  • Rant against the machine

    04/09/2011 8:42:31 AM PDT · by austingirl · 79 replies
    my tortured brain | 04/09/2011 | austingirl
    This is the email I am attempting to send to Boehner's email: I am stunned that you caved into the radical leftists that have hijacked our republic, especially after the 2010 election results. The Tea Party principles are the majority view of the working slaves that fund your excesses. You are now part of the problem. An income tax is immoral. A tax on spending, called the Fair Tax, which actually taxes wealth, the underground economy and criminals is the moral way to fund the federal government. Repeal the 16th amendment, dismantle the Department of Education, Energy, Fannie and Freddie...