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  • Woo hoo!! Closing in on the yellow!! Let's go, FReepers!! We can do this!! [FReepathon LXI]

    08/30/2015 9:31:17 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 206 replies
    Woo hoo!! Closing in on the yellow!! Let's go, FReepers!! We can do this!! We need to wrap this baby up within the next few days. If you have not yet made your donation, please do so today. FR is funded solely by contributions made by the liberty loving patriots who enjoy and use it. We do not rely on corporate sponsors or well-heeled individuals to provide funds, because we do not want them trying to influence our direction. We do not rely on advertisers, corporate sponsors, affiliates or partners because they come with strings attached. Look how they're punishing...
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 30 August 2015

    08/30/2015 4:51:41 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 155 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 30 August 2015 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    p>The Talk Shows August 30th, 2015 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie.MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker.FACE THE NATION (CBS): Republican presidential candidate Bobby Jindal; Mayor Mitch Landrieu of New Orleans.THIS WEEK (ABC): Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders; Jindal; Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Sanders; Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn.
  • Trump Wins Tea Party Group's 'Nashville Straw Poll'

    08/29/2015 2:48:18 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 95 replies
    NewsMax ^ | Aug 29 2015 | NewsMax
    Donald Trump took his Republican presidential campaign to Tennessee Saturday, winning the Nashville Straw Poll at the annual convention of the tea party-backed National Federation of Republican Assemblies. Trump won with 52 percent of the vote, CNN reports. It was not immediately clear how many of the 16 others seeking the nomination were on the ballot. In his morning speech, the billionaire businessman praised the tea party's efforts to hold the federal government accountable and discussed how the group has been discredited by the Republican establishment. "You have not been treated fairly," Trump said, according to CNN. "People talk about...
  • Top Jeb fundraisers leave campaign amid troubling signs

    08/29/2015 3:39:59 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 108 replies
    politico.com ^ | 8/29/15 | Alex Isenstadt and Marc Caputo
    Three top Jeb Bush fundraisers abruptly parted ways with his presidential campaign on Friday, amid internal personality conflicts and questions about the strength of his candidacy, POLITICO has learned. There are different versions of what transpired. The Florida-based fundraising consultants — Kris Money, Trey McCarley, and Debbie Alexander — have said that they voluntarily quit the campaign and were still working with Bush's super PAC, Right to Rise Super PAC. Others said the three, who worked under the same contract, were let go because they were no longer needed for the current phase of the campaign. None of the three...
  • Full, Unedited 8th Video Confirms Planned Parenthood Sells Fully Intact Aborted Babies

    08/28/2015 4:21:46 PM PDT · by Morgana · 25 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt Aug 28, 2015
    Today, the Center for Medical Progress released the full, uncut video of the conversation between undercover investigators form CMP and top officials with StemExpress, which buys aborted babies and their body parts from Planned Parenthood. The full footage is of a shorter video that summarized the meetings earlier this week. The release of the full, unedited video also comes one day after Planned Parenthood released a new report claiming the eight videos released exposing it were “altered.” The abortion giant says the videos were manipulated and therefore not eligible for serious inquiry by Congress, which has launched two joint investigations...
  • Judge blocks Obama EPA rule as federal power grab over state waters

    08/27/2015 2:44:50 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 33 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 27, 2015 | James MacPherson - Associated Press
    BISMARCK, N.D. — A federal judge in North Dakota on Thursday blocked a new Obama administration rule that would give the federal government jurisdiction over some state waterways. U.S. District Judge Ralph Erickson of North Dakota issued a temporary injunction against a the rule, which gives the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers authority to protect some streams, tributaries and wetlands under the Clean Water Act. The rule was scheduled to take effect Friday. “The risk of irreparable harm to the states is both imminent and likely,” Judge Erickson said in blocking the rule from taking effect....
  • Hizbullah planner of ’96 Khobar Towers bombing arrested in Beirut

    08/27/2015 6:04:47 PM PDT · by Larry - Moe and Curly · 19 replies
    World Tribune ^ | 8/27/15 | Special to WorldTribune.com
    The mastermind of the 1996 Khobar Towers terrorist attack that killed 19 Americans has been captured, U.S. and Saudi officials said on Aug. 26. The arrest of Ahmed al-Mughassil, who was described by the FBI in 2001 as the leader of the armed wing of the Saudi Hizbullah group, was one of the FBI’s most-wanted terrorists. The arrest concluded a nearly two-decade manhunt.
  • Donald Trump trounces GOP field, Biden leads general election match-ups (Quinnipiac)

    08/27/2015 11:51:03 AM PDT · by xzins · 75 replies
    CNN ^ | August 27, 2015 | Theodore Schleifer
    The Quinnipiac University poll, released Thursday, also shows Donald Trump smashing the GOP presidential competition garnering 28% support from registered Republican voters in the 17-member field. The real estate mogul's closest competitor is retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, who tallies 12%. Just 7% said they would vote for former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, a record low since November 2013. Those results show just how far both Trump -- now the Republican front-runner -- and Bush -- the old one -- have come. Bush led national polls for much of the first half of 2015, but was quickly dislodged by Trump, after...
  • Trump's Greenville Speech - livestreaming

    08/27/2015 9:22:22 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 57 replies
    Link to livestream video
  • After Shooting, Alleged Gunman Details Grievances in ‘Suicide Notes’

    08/26/2015 11:37:28 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 122 replies
    ABCNews.com ^ | August 26, 2015 | PIERRE THOMAS, JACK CLOHERTY, JACK DATE and MIKE LEVINE
    A man claiming to be Bryce Williams called ABC News over the last few weeks, saying he wanted to pitch a story, and wanted to fax information. He never told ABC News what the story was. This morning, a fax was in the machine (time stamped 8:26 a.m.)almost two hours after the shooting. A little after 10 a.m., he called again, and introduced himself as Bryce, but also said his legal name was Vester Lee Flanagan, and that he shot two people this morning. While on the phone, he said authorities are “after me,” and “all over the place.” He...
  • NEW NATIONAL POLL: DONALD TRUMP HAS BIGGEST LEAD EVER WITH CARSON A DISTANT 2ND…(40% to Bush 10%)

    08/26/2015 10:19:51 AM PDT · by xzins · 341 replies
    TheRightScoop ^ | Aug 25, 2015 | The Right Scoop
    A new national poll out today by OANN and Gravis Marketing has Trump up to 40%, his YUGEST lead ever over his Republican contenders. Here’s how each candidate rated: oann_trump_forty While Carson’s lead more than doubled, he’s still a distant second place with the rest of the GOP field behind him. Not that Jeb lost a bit as both Cruz and Fiorina gained. Here’s the info on the poll: Gravis Marketing, a nonpartisan research firm, conducted a random survey of 3,567 registered voters across the U.S. regarding the presidential election. The poll has a margin of error of +/- 2%....
  • UPDATE: VA Shooter identified as former employee of WDBJ (black - says racism made him do it)

    08/26/2015 9:07:31 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 116 replies
    ABC News ^ | August 26, 2015 | Ali Stewart
    <p>According to a former WDBJ employee, Vester L. Flanagan — the man authorities say they’re seeking in connection with Wednesday’s fatal shooting of two journliasts — worked at WDBJ as a reporter about a year using the on-air name Bryce Williams.</p>
  • Deadly shooting during live TV news report in Va.

    08/26/2015 6:04:49 AM PDT · by LSUfan · 1,222 replies
    CBS ^ | 26 Aug 15 | Unknown
    A gunman killed a reporter and videographer for a CBS affiliate in Virginia in a shooting that was broadcast live Wednesday morning. Alison Parker and Adam Ward, a reporter and cameraman for CBS Roanoke affiliate WDBJ-TV, died in the shooting, Parker's mother confirmed to CBS News. WDBJ-TV reports that deputies from Franklin County and Bedford County were on the scene. The shooting happened at Bridgewater Plaza in Moneta, Virginia.
  • Planned Parenthood Baby Parts Buyer StemExpress Wants "Another 50 Livers/Week" (Video 8)

    08/25/2015 5:28:25 AM PDT · by libertarian27 · 27 replies
    Center for Medical Progress ^ | Aug 25. 2015 | Center for Medical Progress
    Published on Aug 25, 2015 PLANNED PARENTHOOD BABY PARTS BUYER STEMEXPRESS WANTS “ANOTHER 50 LIVERS/WEEK,” FINANCIAL BENEFITS FOR ABORTION CLINICS Contact: Matille Thebolt, mthebolt@crcpublicrelations.com, 571.501.4067 LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25–The eighth video in the ongoing controversy over Planned Parenthood’s sale of aborted fetal body parts shows the CEO of StemExpress, LLC, a major buyer of fetal tissue from Planned Parenthood, admitting the company gets “a lot” of intact fetuses, suggesting “another 50 livers a week” would not be enough, and agreeing abortion clinics should profit from the sale: http://www.centerformedicalprogress.o... StemExpress is a for-profit biotech supply company that has been partnered with...
  • Trump widens lead over U.S. Republican presidential field: Reuters poll (Now 32% pulling away)

    08/24/2015 2:30:39 PM PDT · by xzins · 128 replies
    Yahoo ^ | August 21, 2015 | Emily Stephenson
    Republican Donald Trump is pulling away from the pack in the race for the party's U.S. presidential nomination, widening his lead over his closest rivals in the past week, a Reuters/Ipsos poll showed on Friday. Republican voters show no signs they are growing weary of the brash real estate mogul, who has dominated political headlines and the 17-strong Republican presidential field with his tough talk about immigration and insults directed at his political rivals. The candidates are vying to be nominated to represent their party in the November 2016 general election. Nearly 32 percent of Republicans surveyed online said they...
  • Murdoch begins ‘draft Bloomberg’ movement as market uncertainty rises

    08/24/2015 1:16:49 PM PDT · by PreciousLiberty · 74 replies
    Yahoo Finance ^ | 8/24/2015 | Pras Subramanian
    The rumblings are beginning. Just as the Democratic party considers drafting a 2016 challenger into take on a floundering Hillary Clinton, GOP voices are speaking up about shaking up their primary race as well. Conservative stalwarts Bill Kristol is leaving the door open for an “October surprise,” even suggesting the possibility that a business person, such as a “saner and sounder” version of Donald Trump, could emerge. Now enter a man who knows a thing or two of drumming up attention (and selling papers) - Rupert Murdoch. Just as massive stock drop has many investors eyeing the financial headlines, the...
  • We Can Apply the 14th Amendment While Also Reforming Birthright Citizenship

    08/24/2015 6:10:42 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 113 replies
    National Review ^ | 08/24/2015 | John Eastman
    Birthright citizenship has exploded into the national discourse. The issue is generating a lot of heat on the Republican side of the aisle in particular, because it threatens to expose the long-standing rift between the party’s base and its pro-crony-capitalism establishment. Unfortunately, in arguing that the 14th Amendment requires citizenship for the children of illegal immigrants, some of the more prominent interlocutors are promoting an incorrect understanding of history. The Wall Street Journal’s recent editorial on the matter is a case in point, and my good friend John Yoo’s NR essay repeats one of the same basic flaws. The first...
  • Dow futures tumble as Wall Street preps for meltdown

    08/24/2015 4:00:11 AM PDT · by EBH · 331 replies
    CnbC ^ | 8/24/2015 | Jenny Cosgrove
    U.S. stock index futures screamed lower, with Dow futures (Chicago Board of Trade: @DJ.1) tumbling more than 400 points, as fears surrounding the health of China's economy multiplied. These concerns saw the benchmark Shanghai Composite (Shanghai Stock Exchange: .SSEC) index notch up its biggest one-day percentage loss since 2007 on Monday, closing down 8.5 percent . Panic spread to European markets, with the pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 (FTSE International: .FTEU3) as much as 3 percent in early London trading. All major bourses were off a similar amount. The index has shed over $1 trillion in market value in August so far.
  • Reports of explosion at US military base in Kanagawa, Japan

    08/23/2015 10:05:49 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 133 replies
    various/Twitter ^ | 8-23-2015 | TCRLAF
    Breaking News... RT is the first English language source with this, but is not allowed on FR. NHK saying there were several explosions at the Sagami Depot in Kanagawa.
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 23 August 2015

    08/23/2015 4:35:42 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 225 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 23 August 2015 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows August 23rd, 2015 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Republican presidential candidate former Gov. Mike Huckabee, R-Ark; Josh Alcorn, a senior adviser to the Draft Biden campaign.MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina, Gov. Jerry Brown, D-Calif.FACE THE NATION (CBS): Republican presidential candidates Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J; Documentary Filmmaker Ken Burns, creator of The Civil War documentary on PBS.THIS WEEK (ABC): Republican presidential candidate Gov. Scott Walker, R-Wis., and Democratic presidential candidate former Gov. Martin O'Malley, D-Md.STATE OF THE UNION (CNN):...
  • Thousands protest outside Planned Parenthood clinics around the country

    08/22/2015 3:04:00 PM PDT · by Morgana · 14 replies
    .washingtonpost.com ^ | August 22 | Peter Holley
    Thousands of antiabortion activists descended upon Planned Parenthood clinics on Saturday to participate in a nationwide protest aimed at cutting off federal funding for the controversial health-care organization. The demonstrations unfolded at about 320 clinics around the nation, according to organizers, with some gatherings drawing a few dozen protesters and others drawing hundreds and perhaps thousands more. The protests kicked off at 9 a.m. Saturday and included speakers, prayer groups and chants, as well as signs distributed by organizers that said “Planned Parenthood sells baby parts.” ***VIDEO ON LINK******
  • Planned Parenthood Protest : St. Pete, FL : Hell's Gates to FALL before Christ's Truth : 2015-08-22

    08/22/2015 9:40:14 AM PDT · by Patton@Bastogne · 88 replies
    http://www.Engineering-Excellence.Us ^ | 2015-08-22 | Patton@Bastogne
    . After Action Report St. Petersburg (FL) Planned Parenthood Protest 2018-08-22 ================================================ Executive Summary: St. Petersburg Pro-Life citizens (175) rallied 'en masse today protesting the Holocaust-style butchery practiced by Planned Parenthood and funded by U.S. citizen tax dollars. Rally organizer Pastor Dick Maxwell (lifeguards@live.com) did a superb job in rallying Christians and Pro-Life citizens from all across the Tampa-Clearwater-Dunedin-St-Petersburg metropolitan area. Location: Planned Parenthood Office, 8950 Martin Luther King Drive North, St. Petersburg, Florida. A group of rally attendees gathered for a few moments at the very front door of the St. Petersburg office for a photo shoot. The Planned...
  • Planned Infanticide National Day of Protest ***LIVE THREAD***

    08/22/2015 5:40:20 AM PDT · by RKBA Democrat · 73 replies
    Free Republic! ^ | Today | All of us
    WHAT: Protest PP’s harvesting and selling of aborted baby parts WHERE: Over 300 Planned Parenthood facilities across America WHEN: August 22, 2015 from 9:00am-11:00am
  • 8th Shocking Video: StemExpress CEO Admits Planned Parenthood Sells Fully Intact Aborted Babies

    08/21/2015 6:44:57 PM PDT · by stars & stripes forever · 40 replies
    LifeNews.com ^ | 8/21/2015 | Steven Ertelt
    Just a short time after a judge issued a ruling that the biotech firm StemExpress can’t block the Center for Medical Progress from releasing another video that shows what it does with aborted babies Planned Parenthood sells to it, the pro-life group put up a preview of the 8th video in its series showing the scandal of Planned Parenthood selling aborted baby body parts. While the videos have focused on the Planned Parenthood abortion business, the biotech firm StemExpress, which buys and resells aborted baby body parts from the abortion giant, has filed a lawsuit seeking to block some information...
  • FULL SPEECH: Donald Trump Speaks to 20,000 PLUS In Mobile, AL (8-21-15)

    08/21/2015 6:44:15 PM PDT · by JoeSeales · 88 replies
    The Savage Nation ^ | August 21, 2015 | The Savage Nation YouTube Account
    For those who missed it, here's the full event. I was actually there - it was wild. Only thing that would have been better is if he could have said 'War Eagle'. But he's too smart for that. Sure fire way to alienate millions of Bama faithful. Heading home now to Pensacola. Enjoy
  • French official: 2 Americans subdued train gunman

    08/21/2015 4:24:53 PM PDT · by FreeAtlanta · 59 replies
    washington post ^ | August 21 at 6:32 PM | Greg Keller
    PARIS — A gunman opened fire on a high-speed train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris Friday, wounding two people before being subdued by two American passengers, officials said. French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve, speaking in Arras in northern France where the suspected was detained, said one of the Americans was hospitalized with serious wounds. Their names were not immediately released. Philippe Lorthiois, an official with the Alliance police union, said on i-Tele that the two Americans were soldiers. In Washington, the Pentagon said it “can only confirm that one U.S. military member was injured in the incident. The injury is...
  • Senator Ted Cruz Religious Rally in Iowa Live at 6:30 EDT [Aug 21, 2015]

    08/21/2015 2:56:52 PM PDT · by Isara · 100 replies
    C-Span ^ | Friday, Aug 21, 2015
    Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), a candidate for 2016 Republican presidential nomination, hosts a “Rally for Religious Liberty” at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Airing LIVE Friday, Aug 21 6:30pm EDT on C-SPAN.org Watch it Live!
  • Dow, Nasdaq plunge 3% into correction

    08/21/2015 1:18:44 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 64 replies
    CNBC ^ | 21 Aug 15 | Evelyn Cheng
    U.S. stocks closed deep in the red on Friday as global growth concerns accelerated selling pressure to push the Dow into correction territory. The Dow Jones industrial average closed at session lows, off 531 points and in correction territory for the first time since 2011 as all blue chips declined. The last time the index closed more than 500 points lower was on Aug. 10, 2011. In the last five years, the index has only had four instances with closing losses of more than 400 points. "For investors the momentum and the drive of the market is now lower (than)...
  • WATCH LIVE: Donald Trump Holds Massive Rally in Mobile, Alabama (Live Thread)

    08/21/2015 1:06:22 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 1,417 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 08/21/2015 | Mediaite TV
    GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump is scheduled to speak at a rally in Mobile, Alabama Friday night, August 21 beginning at approximately 6 p.m. ET. The Trump campaign moved the event from a smaller venue to a larger stadium to accommodate high demand for tickets. At least 30,000 people are expected to attend. Watch live stream video below, via Washington Post: http://www.mediaite.com/online/watch-live-donald-trump-holds-massive-rally-in-mobile-alabama/
  • Three injured in Shooting on Amsterdam-Paris Train (U.S. Marines take down shooter)

    08/21/2015 11:05:21 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 73 replies
    StraightsTimes ^ | 8-21-2015 | ST
    A gunman shot and wounded three people on a train travelling between Amsterdam and Paris before the assailant was overpowered by passengers, a spokesman for French state rail company SNCF said. The incident happened near Arras in northern France shortly after 4pm GMT
  • Election 2016: Jeb Bush Got $1.3M Job At Lehman After Florida Shifted Pension Cash To Bank

    08/21/2015 2:34:07 AM PDT · by markomalley · 30 replies
    International Business Times ^ | 8/20/15 | Matthew Cunningham-Cook, David Sirota, Andrew Perez
    For Florida taxpayers, the move by the administration of then-Gov. Jeb Bush to forge a relationship with Lehman Brothers would ultimately prove disastrous. Transactions in 2005 and 2006 put the Wall Street investment bank in charge of some $250 million worth of pension funds for Florida cops, teachers and firefighters. Lehman would capture more than $5 million in fees on these deals, while gaining additional contracts to manage another $1.2 billion of Florida's money. Then, in the fall of 2008, Lehman collapsed into bankruptcy, leaving Florida facing up to $1 billion in losses.But for Jeb Bush personally, his enduring relationship...
  • Protest PP’s harvesting and selling of aborted baby parts, Saturday, Aug 22 [Click for locations]

    08/20/2015 11:46:42 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 21 replies
    Protest PP ^ | Aug 21, 2015
    WHAT: Protest PP’s harvesting and selling of aborted baby parts WHERE: Over 300 Planned Parenthood facilities across America Click here to find a location near you. WHEN: August 22, 2015 from 9:00am-11:00am CONTACT: Email or call 773-777-2900
  • Donald Trump's venue for Alabama rally moved to larger stadium

    08/20/2015 7:06:36 PM PDT · by markomalley · 66 replies
    CNN ^ | 8/20/15 | Noah Gray
    <p>Donald Trump has been drawing large crowds at events throughout the country, but his next event in Alabama could draw his largest gathering yet.</p> <p>Trump is holding a Friday night "pep rally" in Mobile, Alabama, and because of increased expected attendance, a last minute venue change is taking place, the campaign said Thursday.</p>
  • ICYMI: Ted Cruz in USA Today: End Planned Parenthood funding

    08/20/2015 5:02:49 PM PDT · by Isara · 12 replies
    USA Today ^ | 08/20/15
    Accounting gimmicks can’t hide the fact that federal support ultimately pays for abortion.HOUSTON, Texas — Today, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, wrote an op-ed in USA Today responding to the latest horrific videos showing Planned Parenthood callously discussing killing unborn children in order to sell their body parts. The full op-ed is available here and excerpts may be viewed below: Over the past few weeks, Americans have seen a series of videos come out of Planned Parenthood that are nothing short of horrifying. The footage shows senior Planned Parenthood officials laughing, swilling chardonnay and casually, callously, heartlessly discussing killing unborn...
  • The four rockets fired on Galilee came from the new Iranian terror front on the Golan

    08/20/2015 4:49:40 PM PDT · by Diogenesis · 20 replies
    DEBKA ^ | August 20, 2015
    The four rockets fired on Galilee came from the new Iranian terror front on the Golan "Israel’s top government and military went on a high level of preparedness Tuesday, Aug. 18 in expectation of the first terrorist attack to be orchestrated by Iran from Syrian or Lebanese borders. ... Iranian Al Qods and Hizballah officers were building a new terrorist network raising Israeli suspicions that one of their plans was to seize an Israeli location or part of one and try and hold out against an Israeli counter-offensive of tanks and assault helicopters. .. three radical terrorist movements staff the...
  • North Korea fires on the South ... South Korea fines back

    08/20/2015 3:18:28 PM PDT · by knarf · 46 replies
    Uncle Sam's Misguided Children ^ | August 20, 2015 | knarf
    This Just In ... South Korea sent artillery shells into North Korea after a rocket was fired across the Western section of their border at around 4 p.m. local time on Thursday.
  • Jeb Bush Cites Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio in Defending Birthright Citizenship

    08/20/2015 1:12:11 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 54 replies
    The New York Times' First Draft ^ | August 20, 2015 | Ashley Parker
    NEW LONDON, N.H. — Jeb Bush invoked the names of two rivals for the Republican presidential nomination as he waded into the debate over birthright citizenship and immigration on Thursday, saying that Senators Ted Cruz of Texas and Marco Rubio of Florida might not be able to run for president if some in the conservative wing of the Republican Party had their way. In response to a question at a restaurant here Thursday about the 14th Amendment, which allows children born in the United States to become citizens regardless of the legal status of their parents, Mr. Bush said, “The...
  • Quinnipiac Swing State Poll (FL, OH, PA) Trump leads GOP in FL, PA

    08/20/2015 7:54:38 AM PDT · by LS · 32 replies
    Very strangely reported poll because the very first thing they highlight is BIDEN vs Bush, Rubio, or Trump. The second thing they highlight is a "third party run" by Trump in which Hillary wins. When they finally get to the real world as it now stands, Trump beats Hillary by two in FL (43-41), Bush wins by 11, Rubio by 12. But neither Bush nor Rubio can beat Trump for the GOP nod there. In OH, Kasich leads Trump 27-21, but in the general, Clinton ahead of Bush by 2, ahead of Trump by 6, Rubio beats Clinton by 2...
  • Trump Rally Possibly Moved to Ladd Peebles Stadium (Mobile, AL)

    08/20/2015 5:41:28 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 94 replies
    WKRG ^ | 8/19/15 | Ashley Knight and J.B. Biunno
    UPDATE: According to ticket provider, Eventbrite, the location for Donald Trump’s pep rally in Mobile Friday has been moved. When you register for a ticket the site says the event will now be held at Ladd Peebles Stadium. According to a tweet posted Wednesday night by CNN political reporter, Sarah Murray, Trump staffers told her the new venue is a football field. Nothing official has been confirmed. News 5 will provide new details when information is made available. Republican Presidential front-runner Donald Trump is expected to pack the house for his pep rally and town hall event Friday night in...
  • Jeb Bush donors reach out to Kasich-supporting super PAC

    08/20/2015 5:16:11 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 33 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/20/15 | Fox News
    Ohio Gov. John Kasich's climb up the polls in the GOP presidential race has not gone unnoticed by supporters of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. A spokesperson for New Day for America, the super PAC supporting Kasich, told Fox News late Wednesday that several Bush donors have been in contact with the organization in recent days. The spokesperson declined to elaborate how many donors had contacted the PAC or whether they had donated any money. The apparent shift comes as Kasich has been collecting endorsements from several key Republican players. Earlier this week, Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley threw his support...
  • Clinton aides’ BlackBerrys likely destroyed (Drudge calling it "wipewater")

    08/19/2015 5:05:31 PM PDT · by FreeAtlanta · 44 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08/19/15 02:05 PM EDT | Julian Hattem
    State Department BlackBerry devices issued to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's aides Cheryl Mills and Huma Abedin have likely been destroyed or sold off, the department said in a court filing on Wednesday. Mills and Abedin “were each issued BlackBerry devices,” department Executive Secretary Joseph Macmanus wrote in the filing. The department, however, “has not located any such device,” and believes that they would have been destroyed or removed from the department's control.
  • Video: Donald Trump FULL Press Conference in Derry, NH

    08/19/2015 4:43:41 PM PDT · by JoeSeales · 31 replies
    Donald Trump ^ | 8-19-15 | Donald Trump
    The Donald's press conference right before the town hall in New Hampshire, which is still going on right now. He was hitting on all cylinders tonight, boy I tell you what. On his game.
  • Trump Town Hall in New Hampshire [Live Thread]

    08/19/2015 4:08:28 PM PDT · by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America · 235 replies
    August 19, 2015 | Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
    Trump will be holding a Town Hall in New Hampshire. Among issues anticipated to be asked of Trump will be immigration, social security, ISIS, etc.
  • AP Exclusive: UN to let Iran inspect alleged nuke work site

    08/19/2015 2:04:26 PM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 28 replies
    AP ^ | Aug. 19, 2015 4:42 PM EDT | GEORGE JAHN
    VIENNA (AP) — Iran will be allowed to use its own inspectors to investigate a site it has been accused of using to develop nuclear arms, operating under a secret agreement with the U.N. agency that normally carries out such work, according to a document seen by The Associated Press.
  • Judicial Watch: State Department Did Not Provide Secure BlackBerry to Hillary Clinton

    08/19/2015 12:21:26 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 83 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | August 19, 2015 | Tom Fitton
    (Washington, DC ) – Judicial Watch announced that the State Department asserts in its most recent filing with the court the State Department did not issue personal computing devices to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and possibly destroyed the Blackberries of her aides Huma Abedin and Cheryl Mills: [The State Department] does not believe that any personal computing device was issued by the Department to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and has not located any such device at the Department. [The State Department] believes that Ms. Mills and Ms. Abedin were each issued BlackBerry devices. [The State Department]...
  • BREAKING: Aborted baby’s heart was beating as we harvested his brains: (7th PP video)

    08/19/2015 7:06:57 AM PDT · by NYer · 154 replies
    Life Site News ^ | August 19, 2015 | Ben Johnson
    ALAMEDA, CA, August 19, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) – A former procurement technician who helped harvest organs at Planned Parenthood said she saw a baby boy's heart beating outside his body before the child's body parts were extracted. Holly O'Donnell, a former procurement technician at StemExpress, said at an abortion facility in Alameda, California, a co-worker named Jessica brought over the most fully developed baby she had ever seen and said, “I want you to see something kind of cool.” There she saw the “closest thing to a [fully-developed] baby I've seen.” “It had a face. It wasn't completely torn up,” she...
  • CNN/ORC Poll: Donald Trump now competitive in general election

    08/19/2015 7:04:16 AM PDT · by BradtotheBone · 76 replies
    CNN.Com ^ | Wed August 19, 2015 | Jennifer Agiesta
    Washington (CNN)—Since announcing his campaign in late June, Donald Trump has quickly leapt to the top of the Republican field, leading recent polls nationally, in Iowa and in New Hampshire. And now, for the first time in CNN/ORC polling, his gains among the Republican Party have boosted him enough to be competitive in the general election. The poll finds Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton ahead of Trump by just 6 points, a dramatic tightening since July. Trump is the one of three Republican candidates who have been matched against Clinton multiple times in CNN/ORC polling to significantly whittle the gap between...
  • Human Capital – Episode 3: Planned Parenthood’s Custom Abortions for Superior Product (VIDEO 7)

    08/19/2015 6:25:57 AM PDT · by Morgana · 29 replies
    The Center for Medical Progress ^ | August 19, 2015 | The Center for Medical Progress
    LOS ANGELES, Aug. 19–The third episode in a new documentary web series and 7th video on Planned Parenthood’s supply of aborted fetal tissue tells a former procurement technician’s harrowing story of harvesting an intact brain from a late-term male fetus whose heart was still beating after the abortion. The “Human Capital” documentary web series, produced by The Center for Medical Progress, integrates expert interviews, eyewitness accounts, and real-life undercover interactions to explore different themes within Planned Parenthood’s sale of aborted fetal tissue. Episode 3, “Planned Parenthood’s Custom Abortions for Superior Product,” launches today at: http://www.centerformedicalprogress.org/2015/08/human-capital-episode-3-planned-parenthoods-custom-abortions-for-superior-product/ The series focuses on the...
  • Human Capital - Episode 3: Planned Parenthood's Custom Abortions for Superior Product (VIDEO 7)

    08/19/2015 6:19:28 AM PDT · by Morgana · 3 replies
    The Center for Medical Progress/youtube ^ | Aug 19, 2015 | The Center for Medical Progress
    Human Capital - Episode 3: Planned Parenthood's Custom Abortions for Superior Product VIDEO ONLY ON LINK
  • Twin Peaks surveillance video may be released Friday

    08/19/2015 5:38:21 AM PDT · by eastexsteve · 15 replies
    WACO, Texas – An attorney for one of the men charged in the Twin Peaks shootings in May has filed a subpoena to get surveillance video from the Waco restaurant during the shootings, but the city has moved to quash the subpoena.