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  • Kasich heading back to Ohio, cancelling events in WA

    05/04/2016 8:30:51 AM PDT · by jennychase · 48 replies
    FOXNEWS | 5/4/2026 | Vanity
    Kasich heading back to Ohio, cancelling events in WA. He will make state at 5.00 pm Ohio Time.
  • David Cameron Must Apologise To Donald Trump, Demands Advisor

    05/04/2016 7:00:08 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 41 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | Raheem Kassam
    British Prime Minister David Cameron should apologise for his disparaging remarks about Donald Trump – who is now almost certain to become the Republican Presidential candidate after a crushing defeat of his main rival Ted Cruz last night – according to a key Trump campaign advisor. Mr. Cameron has called the Republican candidate “divisive stupid and wrong” for remarks about restricting Muslim immigration to the United States, something which Trump advisor George Papadopoulos thinks warrants an apology. Mr. Papadopoulos also blasted President Obama’s intervention in the EU referendum campaign, and stressed that Britain’s relationship with the U.S. would flourish, Brexit...
  • China urges USA to be 'RATIONAL' after Trump became Republican front-runner

    05/04/2016 4:57:40 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 58 replies
    Express.co.uk ^ | Wed May 4, 2016
    CHINA has urged voters in the United States to take a rational view of their relationship after Donald Trump became the Republican presumptive presidential nominee...
  • Cruz, ending GOP bid, says 'we left it all on the field'

    05/04/2016 5:45:38 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 160 replies
    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, abruptly suspending his Republican presidential campaign Tuesday night after another crushing primary defeat to Donald Trump, assured emotional supporters in Indiana that they helped grow an “extraordinary” movement – declaring his team “left it all on the field” in their final push. ADVERTISEMENT "It appears that path [to victory] has been foreclosed," Cruz told supporters in Indianapolis. "Together, we left it all on the field of Indiana. We gave it everything we've got, but the voters chose another path, and so with a heavy heart but with boundless optimism for the long-term future of our nation,...
  • Press Release: Politico Exposes Clinton Campaign ‘Money-Laundering’ Scheme

    05/04/2016 1:13:09 AM PDT · by MIA_eccl1212 · 16 replies
    Bernie Sanders Press Release ^ | May 2, 2016 | Press Release
    BURLINGTON, Vt. – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ campaign manager, Jeff Weaver, on Monday criticized a Hillary Clinton campaign fundraising scheme that state party leaders told Politico has been used as a self-serving “money-laundering” conduit. Despite Clinton’s pledges to rebuild state parties, Politico found that less than 1 percent of the $61 million raised by the Victory Fund has stayed in the state parties’ coffers. “Secretary Clinton is looting funds meant for the state parties to skirt fundraising limits on her presidential campaign,” Weaver said. “We think the Clinton campaign should let the state parties keep their fair share of the...
  • INDIANA PRIMARY RESULTS [Trump Wins All 57 Delegates - 98% In - Trump 53% Cruz 37% Kasich 8%]

    05/04/2016 1:36:07 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 41 replies
    NBC ^ | MAY 4 2016, 4:25 AM ET
    May 03: Indiana Republican Primary Donald Trump 53% (Projected Winner: 57 del.)
  • FOX NEWS CALLS FOR BERNIE

    05/03/2016 6:12:43 PM PDT · by sdpatriot · 59 replies
    FOX NEWS | 5/3/2016 | FOX
    CALLS FOR BERNIE IN INDIANA
  • LIVE Stream: Donald Trump Press Conference Following Indiana Primary (5-3-16) [You Tube]

    05/03/2016 6:12:27 PM PDT · by Syncro · 60 replies
    Right Side Broadcasting/ You Tube ^ | May 3, 2016 | Donald Trump via Right Side Broadcasting
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5oO4YqOGClY Comments going at warp speed Here he comes!
  • Jeff Roe: Cruz Ending GOP Presidential Campaign

    05/03/2016 5:31:13 PM PDT · by kristinn · 232 replies
    The Texas Tribune via Twitter ^ | Tuesday, May 3, 2016 | Patrick Svitek
    Just in: @TedCruz is ending his presidential campaign, campaign manager Jeff Roe tells me.
  • CNN awards Trump 51 of 57 delegates with 54% reporting in Indiana

    05/03/2016 5:23:08 PM PDT · by GilGil · 72 replies
    CNN ^ | 5/3/2016 | CNN
    2016 Election Center!
  • Benchmark Politics: Exit Polls 55-45% Bernie Sanders (the witch is gonna lose Indiana!)

    05/03/2016 5:07:44 PM PDT · by drewh · 46 replies
    Benchmark Politics ^ | 6:10 PM CST
    Exit polls show 55%-45% Sanders. However, exit polls do not account for early votes, which have obviously favored Clinton.
  • Time to focus on beating Hillary

    05/03/2016 4:42:45 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 218 replies
    Congratulations Donald Trump and supporters!! And now it's time for all patriots to forget about the Cruz v Trump flamewars and unite behind our nominee to focus on defeating the godless America-hating traitor, Hillary Clinton. Thank you all very much for your cooperation and continued support. We have much work to do. God bless.
  • TRUMP WINS INDIANA IN LANDSLIDE...

    05/03/2016 4:04:16 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 603 replies
    NBC News ^ | 5/3/2016
    TRUMP WINS INDIANA IN LANDSLIDE.
  • Clinton Campaign Made Payments to Hard Drive and Document Destruction Company

    05/03/2016 1:46:36 PM PDT · by BubbaBasher · 60 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | 5/3/2016 | Joe Schoffstall
    The Hillary Clinton campaign made multiple payments to a company that specializes in hard drive and document destruction, campaign finance records show. The payments, which were recorded in February and March of 2016, went to the Nevada-based American Document Destruction, Inc., which claims expertise in destroying hard drives or "anything else that a hard drive can come from." "Our hard drive destruction procedures take place either at your site or at our secure facility in Sparks, NV," the company’s website states. “This decision is yours to decide based on cost and convenience to you. In either situation, the hard drive...
  • The May 3 Indiana Live Thread. Polls close at 6 pm Eastern/Central

    05/03/2016 1:09:05 PM PDT · by NYRepublican72 · 396 replies
    Tuesday, May 3, 201657 of 2,472 delegates(57 bound)Election night dataThe New York Times (including exit poll data)Ace of Spades Decision Desk - Indiana GOPIndiana Secretary of State

  • Trump, Sanders lead in West Virginia (Trump leads 61% to 22% for Cruz)

    05/03/2016 12:06:23 PM PDT · by No Dems 2016 · 80 replies
    PPP's new West Virginia poll finds it's likely to just keep Donald Trump's recent streak of dominant victories right on going. Trump leads in the state with 61% to 22% for Ted Cruz and 14% for John Kasich. Trump, with a 67/24 favorability rating, is the only candidate GOP voters in the state even like. Both Kasich (32/50) and Cruz (32/53) come in with negative favorability ratings. Adding Carly Fiorina to the ticket has done little to help Cruz. Only 12% of voters say picking her as his running mate makes them more likely to vote for Cruz, compared to...
  • Poll: Donald Trump Hits New High Among GOP Voters (Morning Consult Tracker - T (56%), C (20%)

    05/03/2016 10:33:15 AM PDT · by tatown · 22 replies
    Morning Consult ^ | 5/3/16 | Cameron Easley
    As front-runner Donald Trump continues his march toward the Republican nomination for president, he is more popular than ever among GOP voters, according to a new Morning Consult survey. Fifty-six percent of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents polled from April 29 through May 2 said they would vote for Trump if the election were held today. That’s an 8-point increase from our previous poll, taken last week. And while Trump is up 8 points, the news gets worse for his main competitor, Sen. Ted Cruz. Only 20 percent of voters are still backing the Texas Republican for the nomination, which is...
  • Woo hoo!! We need your donations to keep FR going strong. [FReepathon Thread XXXIII]

    05/03/2016 9:52:40 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 60 replies
    Click here to donate via secure server ^ | May 3, 2016 | Jim Robinson
    Woo hoo!! Please keep those donations coming in, folks. We need your continuing support to keep FR going strong. Like our nation, our forum has never been more divided. But have faith, my FRiends. We will unite behind our candidate emerging from this nasty primary fight and we will march on to defeat the godless American-hating Marxist Democrats in November. Not doing so would mean surrendering our freedom forevermore to the forces of evil. This will not happen on our watch!! Less than one year left until our current long national nightmare is over!! January 20, 2017 can't get here...
  • (Morning Consult) Poll: Donald Trump Hits New High Among GOP Voters (Trump 56, Cruz 20)

    05/03/2016 7:14:18 AM PDT · by xzins · 36 replies
    Morning Consult ^ | May 2, 16 | Cameron Easley
    As front-runner Donald Trump continues his march toward the Republican nomination for president, he is more popular than ever among GOP voters, according to a new Morning Consult survey. Fifty-six percent of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents polled from April 29 through May 2 said they would vote for Trump if the election were held today. That’s an 8-point increase from our previous poll, taken last week. And while Trump is up 8 points, the news gets worse for his main competitor, Sen. Ted Cruz. Only 20 percent of voters are still backing the Texas Republican for the nomination, which is...
  • Stunning turnaround in Trump vs. Hillary matchup

    05/03/2016 6:32:13 AM PDT · by detective · 74 replies
    WND ^ | 5/02/2016 | Bob Unruh
    For months, Ohio Gov. John Kasich has been arguing that he should be the Republican nominee for president because polls show he would defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton in the general election while front-runner Donald Trump would lose. Sen. Ted Cruz has made similar arguments, contending that to nominate Trump is to vote for Clinton. They may want to develop a new argument. A new Rasmussen poll shows Trump in the lead in a face-off with Clinton.
  • Donald Trump's Lead Continues to Grow Nationally: Poll (T-56%, C-22%)

    05/03/2016 5:56:07 AM PDT · by tatown · 48 replies
    NBC News ^ | 5/3/16 | NBC News|SurveyMonkey
    The poll also found that following Trump's landslide primary victories last week, his support among Republican and Republican-leaning voters nationally is up 6 points. Trump has hit 56 percent support, his highest yet in the NBC News|SurveyMonkey Weekly Election Tracking Poll. As the primary season winds down, Trump has gained more support from Republican leadership, and Trump's spike appears to be a sign that Republicans are beginning to rally together to support the front-runner. Support for Cruz and John Kasich is down this week. Cruz has 22 percent support, down 4 points from last week. Kasich has 14 percent support,...
  • U.S. Service Member Killed by ISIS in Iraq

    05/03/2016 5:28:31 AM PDT · by kristinn · 32 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | Tuesday, May 3, 2016 | Nancy A. Youssef
    The self-proclaimed Islamic State broke through a line of Kurdish forces in Iraq and killed a U.S. service member Tuesday who were there to advise them, a U.S. defense official told the Daily Beast. U.S. advisers had arrived on Monday morning to assist the Kurdish forces, known as peshmerga, in the northern city of Mosul, checking on “their morale and defenses,” the official said. The U.S. forces were as many as 3 miles from the frontlines when the ISIS fighters attacked, the official said. ISIS fighters “appeared to penetrate the forward line” and began attacking the peshmerga. A U.S. service...
  • LIVE: Donald Trump Post Indiana Primary Press Conference(5-3-16) 9pm EDT Trump Tower

    05/03/2016 2:03:38 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 2,346 replies
    - TUESDAY, MAY 03, 2016 - NEW YORK, NY Trump Tower 9:00 PM EDT You and your guest are cordially invited to a press conference with Mr. Trump who will be making post-election remarks at Trump Tower the night of the Indiana Primary. Appetizers and refreshments will be served Preferred attire- PJs (Black Tie Optional) Please RSVP @ nikos1121
  • Donald Trump’s Foes Fear Indiana Primary Could Be Decisive Blow

    05/02/2016 7:09:21 PM PDT · by NRx · 159 replies
    NY Times ^ | 05-02-2016 | ALEXANDER BURNS
    The coalition of Republicans opposed to Donald J. Trump’s candidacy braced Monday for a debilitating setback as he appeared poised for a victory in Indiana that would put him on track to seal the Republican nomination by the time primary voting ends next month. The Indiana vote has emerged as a decisive and perhaps final test for Senator Ted Cruz, who has abandoned hope of overtaking Mr. Trump in the race but still aims to throw the Republican nominating fight to a contested convention in July. Mr. Cruz, of Texas, has pleaded with Indiana voters in recent days not to...
  • ABC7/Survey USA Poll of California Voters: Trump 54%, Cruz 20%, Kasich 14%

    05/02/2016 12:37:40 PM PDT · by NYRepublican72 · 144 replies
    ABC7/Survey USA ^ | 5/2/2016 | Elex Michaelson
    #Breaking Results of @ABC7 @surveyusa poll of California voters: GOP: @realDonaldTrump 54% @tedcruz 20% @JohnKasich 14%
  • VIDEO: Epic Showdown Between Cruz and Pro-Trump Protestors: "Lyin' Ted!"

    05/02/2016 10:33:23 AM PDT · by i88schwartz · 138 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | May 2, 2016 | RealClearPolitics
    Sen. Ted Cruz faced off with a group of Donald Trump supporters on live television Monday in Indiana. The state's critical primary is tomorrow. "If you support Donald Trump, he's playing you for a chump," Cruz responded. The full exchange from beginning to end:
  • Gravis Poll: Indiana Trump 44 Cruz 27 Kasich 9

    05/02/2016 8:37:02 AM PDT · by usafa92 · 108 replies
    Gravis ^ | 5/2/2016 | Gravis
    Gravis Marketing, a nonpartisan research firm, conducted a random survey of 379 likely Republican Primary voters in Indiana. The poll was conducted from April 28th to the 29th and has a margin of error of ± 5% at a 95% confidence level. The total may not round to 100% because of rounding. The polls were conducted using live telephone calls to landlines and mobile phone numbers of registered voters in Indiana and weighted by anticipated voting demographics.
  • Trump 41%, Clinton 39%

    05/02/2016 7:25:34 AM PDT · by taildragger · 83 replies
    Last week, Rasmussen Reports gave voters the option of staying home on Election Day if Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are the big party nominees, and six percent (6%) said that’s what they intend to do for now. Clinton and Trump were tied with 38% support each; 16% said they would vote for some other candidate, and two percent (2%) were undecided.
  • 2 Live Trump rallies 5/2/2016 Carmel, IN @ 4pm & South Bend 7pm EDT

    05/02/2016 2:51:09 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 949 replies
    Trump Rally will be in Carmel, IN @ The Palladium at The Center for the Performing Arts 4pm May 2, 2016 EDT Carmel, IN Carmel /ˈkɑːrməl/ is a suburban city in Hamilton County, Indiana, United States located immediately north of Indianapolis. It has been one of the fastest-growing communities in the country. In 2012, Carmel was selected the Best Place to Live in United States by CNN Money magazine.The population was 85,927 at the 2013 census making it the fifth-largest city in Indiana. Mitchell’s Fish Market Carmel, IN Carmel Farmers Market Founded in 1998, the Carmel Farmers Market is one...
  • White Flag: Neocon Chief J-Pod Says Trump Will Be The Nominee

    05/01/2016 2:02:11 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 88 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | May 1, 2016 | Patrick Howley
    Neoconservative figure and “Commentary” editor John Podhoretz admitted Sunday that Donald Trump will be the Republican nominee for president.
  • Why Trump is the Real Deal...My Dear Friends, please watch and share...

    05/01/2016 1:18:15 PM PDT · by nikos1121 · 78 replies
    WRECKED AS ^ | 5/1/2016 | nikos1121
    PLEASE WATCH THIS... AND FORWARD IT TO A FRIEND...A RELATIVE...A DEMOCRAT...A LIBERAL...A BERNIE BUDDY...A BLACK..A HISPANIC OR ANY ETNIC FRIEND OF YOURS... Watch the whoooooooooole thing. Please...watch the whole thing. I'M ASKING YOU TO WITNESS FOR DONALD TRUMP FOR PRESIDENT.... I don't know who put this together... "Wrecked As?" Whomever... please let me know, and I will give you full credit. Having said that....PLEASE WATCH THIS...PLEASE MY DEAR FRIENDS.... You all know me. I've been posting Live Threads of our Trump Family Rallies every day since when?...October..November? Click on "trumprallytoday" and you see how many times all of us, have...
  • Ted Cruz: Donald Trump could "encourage riots" in Cleveland if he doesn't win

    05/01/2016 8:47:18 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 273 replies
    CBS News ^ | May 1, 2016 | Emily Schultheis
    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz said in an interview airing Sunday that GOP front-runner Donald Trump may encourage riots if he does not win the Republican nomination in Cleveland this summer. Asked on CBS' "Face the Nation" if he was concerned about the possibility of violence if he were able to "overthrow" Trump with the delegates in Cleveland, Cruz insisted there wouldn't but said that Trump might try to fan the flames. "No, it won't, although Donald may do everything he can to encourage riots," he said. "You know, overthrow is such a loaded spin word as ... to bring nothing...
  • Cruz Vows to ‘Go the Distance’ Ahead of Crucial Indiana Primary

    05/01/2016 7:30:57 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 148 replies
    canmua.net ^ | 01 May 2016
    Cruz Vows to ‘Go the Distance’ Ahead of Crucial Indiana Primary With a pivotal vote in Indiana this week, Ted Cruz is vowing to "go the distance," whatever the outcome of Tuesday's primary. "It is an incredibly important state," Cruz said of Indiana on ABC's "This Week." "We are competing hard. I hope we do well here. I can tell you I'm barnstorming the state, we're in a bus with my family, we're doing everything we can to earn the votes of the men and women in this state. We're going the distance. We're competing the entire distance.” Cruz, trailing...
  • Donald Trump Leads Cruz by 15 Points in Crucial Indiana Race

    05/01/2016 7:03:50 AM PDT · by GilGil · 85 replies
    NBC ^ | 5/1/2016 | Mark Murray
    Donald Trump holds a 15-point lead over Ted Cruz in the potentially decisive May 3 presidential primary race in Indiana, according to results from a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll. Trump gets support from 49 percent of likely Republican primary voters — followed by Cruz at 34 percent and John Kasich at 13 percent. If that margin in Indiana holds on Tuesday, Trump would be on a glide path towards obtaining the 1,237 delegates he needs to win the Republican nomination on a first ballot at the GOP convention in July.
  • How Social Media Wins Political Campaigns

    08/23/2015 7:16:15 AM PDT · by IsraelBeach · 9 replies
    United States News Agency ^ | August 23, 2015 | Joel Leyden
    By Joel Leyden United States News AgencyNew York --- August 23, 2015 ... Social media is no longer the bastard son of the media. It is the media. There was a time when newspapers (print), billboards, lawn signs, buttons, radio and TV ruled in winning a political campaign. Those days are history. Classic media is still relevant, but no longer primary. It is no longer the question "should we add social media to our campaign budget?" But - "should we add newspaper, TV and radio to our campaign budget". The reason is called "instant", "feature" and "cost effective". One need...
  • Glenn Beck’s Farewell Address to His 40 Laid-Off Troops… from His Pretend Oval Office

    05/01/2016 7:30:34 AM PDT · by Wilderness Conservative · 100 replies
    Brietbart ^ | 4/29/16 | Rebecca Mansour
    In a special video posted to his website today, Glenn Beck addressed news reports of the latest mass layoffs at his troubled media empire. According to a report yesterday in the Daily Beast, Beck laid off 40 employees of his Blaze media organization “in order to satisfy the requirements of a multimillion-dollar bank loan taken out recently to keep Beck’s revenue-challenged enterprise running.” As the Daily Beast noted, “This latest round of mass firings comes as no surprise to insiders at The Blaze and Mercury Radio Arts, which laid off dozens of employees last May on a day referred to...
  • Donald Trump Holds 15-Point Lead Ahead of Republican Rivals in Indiana Poll [Trump 49% Cruz 34%)

    05/01/2016 6:03:49 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 92 replies
    WSJ ^ | May 1, 2016 9:00 a.m. ET | Janet Hook
    Donald Trump holds a 15-point lead in the Republican presidential primary in Indiana, and a majority of GOP voters disapprove of the effort by underdogs Sen. Ted Cruz and Gov. John Kasich to coordinate strategy to block him, a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News/Marist Poll finds.
  • Inside Cruz’s camp, confidence crumbles

    04/30/2016 10:38:55 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 153 replies
    POLITICO ^ | April 30, 2016 | Alex Isenstadt
    BURLINGAME, Calif. — Ted Cruz is speaking confidently about knocking off Donald Trump to take the GOP nomination, but his top staffers admit they’re getting nervous. In interviews, several aides, speaking on the condition of anonymity, expressed growing alarm that Cruz would lose Indiana’s primary on Tuesday — an outcome that would be a major blow to his hopes of holding Trump below the 1,237 delegates needed to clinch the GOP nomination on the party convention’s first ballot. The aides concede that, without a win in an Indiana primary where 57 delegates are at stake, Cruz’s shot at the nomination...
  • [Reuters] National poll: Half of Republicans support Trump [Trump 49.8 Cruz 30% Kasich 14.7%]

    05/01/2016 2:19:13 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 20 replies
    Reuters ^ | April 29, 2016 | Reuters
    Poll Reading: National poll: Half of Republicans support Trump
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 1 May 2016

    05/01/2016 4:15:13 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 237 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 1 May 2016 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows May 1st, 2016 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz; Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Cruz; CIA Director John Brennan.FACE THE NATION (CBS): Cruz; Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders; Paul Manafort, adviser to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump; Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.THIS WEEK (ABC): Cruz; former Defense Secretary and CIA Director Robert Gates. STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Cruz; Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.Sharyl Attkisson’s Full Measure When it comes to pills, the US is one of the most over prescribed...
  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    04/30/2016 5:29:17 PM PDT · by dynoman · 364 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 4/30/16 7:50 PM | Byron York
    GREENFIELD, Ind. — At a campaign stop just days before the critical Indiana primary, Heidi Cruz, wife of Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, said one of her husband's strengths in the campaign is that he "is an immigrant." "Ted is an immigrant," Mrs. Cruz said, emphasizing the word "is." "He is Hispanic."
  • Indiana Today: DefeaTED Cruz Speaks To Half Empty Room, Polling Affirms The Reason….

    04/30/2016 6:29:22 AM PDT · by GilGil · 189 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | 4/30/2016 | Sundance
    Donald Trump supporters are a generally happy bunch... The Cruz campaign in Indiana is in a state of collapse and freefall. By the end of the weekend you can expect the narrative to shift, and the campaign will be pointing fingers toward California (June 7th) because their impending defeat is looming ever more dangerous. Before getting to a recent poll, lets take a look at the current landscape. Senator Ted Cruz and Carly Fiorina spoke at a campaign rally in South Bend Indiana. In a venue capable of holding more than 2,000 only a few hundred showed up... That’s the...
  • 2 Live Trump rallies 5/1/2016 Terre Haute @ 1pm & Fort Wayne @ 4pm EDT

    04/30/2016 4:31:08 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 1,165 replies
    Trump rally 5/1/2016 in Terre Haute, IN @ 1pm Indiana Theater TERRE HAUTE, IN Terre Haute (/ˌtɛrə ˈhoʊt/ TERR-ə HOHT) is a city in and the county seat of Vigo County, Indiana, United States, near the state's western border with Illinois. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 60,785 and its metropolitan area had a population of 170,943. The city is the self-proclaimed capital of the Wabash Valley. With numerous higher education institutions such as Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana, Indiana State University and Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology located in Terre Haute, the city...
  • Current Desperation – There are Trillions of Dollars At Stake…

    04/29/2016 8:23:32 PM PDT · by combat_boots · 42 replies
    CTH ^ | 4/29/2016 | Sundance
    From October 2013 forward we have discussed the presidential election of 2016 and foretold/warned what was to come. There are trillions of dollars at stake. The culmination of four years strategic planning (2011 – 2015) from Wall Street -via legislative priorities- are enmeshed within the outcome. The financiers have spent hundreds of millions on the construction. Anyone with even moderate research skills could assemble the same data if they had: a.) time, and b.) inclination. Sometimes, like the “splitter strategy“, conspiracies are not theory. The behavior inherent within the visible activity is simply just an outcome of a mutually beneficial...
  • [George Will]:If Trump is nominated, the GOP must keep him out of the White House

    04/29/2016 8:41:16 PM PDT · by Fractal Trader · 339 replies
    Washington Compost ^ | 29 April 2016 | George Will
    Donald Trump’s damage to the Republican Party, although already extensive, has barely begun. Republican quislings will multiply, slinking into support of the most anti-conservative presidential aspirant in their party’s history. These collaborationists will render themselves ineligible to participate in the party’s reconstruction. Ted Cruz’s announcement of his preferred running mate has enhanced the nomination process by giving voters pertinent information. They already know the only important thing about Trump’s choice: His running mate will be unqualified for high office because he or she will think Trump is qualified. Hillary Clinton’s optimal running mate might be Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio,...
  • Internal Poll Numbers Show Cruz Collapsing In Indiana…

    04/29/2016 11:43:13 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 286 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | April 28, 2016 | Sundance
    From the outset, and particularly since the ridiculous “Never Trump” campaign began, we have outlined the most damaging aspect to Senator Ted Cruz’s presidential bid is his continued visibility. The reasoning is simple: the more people see and hear Cruz, the more the average electorate are turned off by Cruz. He’s just not a likeable man. A CNN article today points out the internal polling within Indiana is following this consistent pattern: Cruz allies and people close to the campaign describe a budding sense of gloom, with internal polls diving as Trump mounted even stronger than expected showings in his...
  • Real Clear Politics: Indiana Rep Primary Polling (Trump 39.2; Cruz 33.2; Kasich 19.0; Trump +6)

    04/29/2016 12:22:09 PM PDT · by xzins · 26 replies
    RCP ^ | 29 Apr 16 | RCP
    Poll Date Sample MoE Trump Cruz Kasich Spread RCP Average 4/18 - 4/28 -- -- 39.2 33.2 19.0 Trump +6.0 ARG* 4/27 - 4/28 400 LV 5.0 41 32 21 Trump +9 Clout Research (R) 4/27 - 4/27 423 LV 4.8 37 35 16 Trump +2 CBS News/YouGov 4/20 - 4/22 548 LV 6.6 40 35 20 Trump +5 FOX News 4/18 - 4/21 602 LV 4.0 41 33 16 Trump +8 WTHR/Howey Politics 4/18 - 4/21 507 LV 4.3 37 31 22 Trump +6
  • Poll: Trump leads Indiana by 9 points

    04/29/2016 11:01:09 AM PDT · by monkapotamus · 63 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 29, 2016 | Jesse Byrnes
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is ahead by 9 points in Indiana ahead of the state's Tuesday primary, according to a poll released Friday. Trump has 41 percent support among likely GOP primary voters, the American Research Group poll found, followed by Ted Cruz, at 32 percent, and John Kasich, at 21 percent. Trump is the top choice among the solely self-reported Republicans surveyed, taking 42 percent compared to 34 percent for Cruz and 17 percent for Kasich...
  • Donald Trump to Keynote CAGOP 2016 Convention Friday Kickoff Lunch Banquet

    04/29/2016 10:48:16 AM PDT · by Syncro · 38 replies
    cagop.org ^ | 4-289-2016 | Staff
    Donald Trump to Keynote CAGOP 2016 Convention Friday Kickoff Lunch Banquet SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Republican Party announced today that Presidential candidate Donald Trump will deliver the keynote speech at the CAGOP 2016 Convention Kickoff Lunch Banquet on Friday, April 29, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport in Burlingame.   “We are very excited to have Donald Trump kicking off our weekend convention,” said California Republican Party Chairman Jim Brulte. “Mr. Trump’s success and experience as an American businessman is a result of his tenacity and unique ability to make any endeavor a triumph. He has built...
  • Supreme Court denies bid to block Texas voter ID law

    04/29/2016 9:38:12 AM PDT · by kennedy · 47 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 29, 2016 | Bill Mears
    Texas' controversial voter identification law will remain in effect, possibly through November's elections, after the Supreme Court on Friday denied an emergency request from a coalition of Latino advocacy groups and Democratic lawmakers who say the measure is discriminatory. The unsigned order from the justices did not explain their reasoning, or whether there was any opposition. While it is a temporary decision, it could affect enforcement of similar laws in other states during a hotly contested presidential election year. A lawsuit challenging the Texas law known as SB 14 is still pending in a federal court, and the immediate issue...