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  • At Pittsburgh Old Trump Asks How Joe Paterno is Doing

    04/13/2016 8:35:00 PM PDT · by 5thGenTexan · 174 replies
    RedState ^ | 4/13/2016 | Dan Spencer
    While speaking to a crowd and referring to notes in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, Trump strangely asked how’s Joe Paterno? And even mentioned bringing him back.
  • Fallout: Donald Trump Will Fall 50-100 Delegates Short of 1,237 Needed to Clinch Nomination

    04/07/2016 6:10:31 AM PDT · by Rockitz · 302 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 6 Apr 2016 | Mike Flynn & Michael Patrick Leahy
    Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)’s overwhelming victory in Wisconsin on Tuesday makes it all but impossible for GOP frontrunner Donald Trump to win the 1,237 delegates he needs to secure the nomination ahead of the RNC convention in Cleveland. Trump currently leads the GOP field with 743 delegates. He would need to win 58.9 percent of the remaining pledged delegates to obtain the simple majority necessary. A number of the states remaining award delegates proportionally. The bulk of delegates in one critical upcoming state, Pennsylvania, aren’t officially bound to any candidate. The fight for California’s massive 172 delegates will be fought...
  • Gallup: Seven in 10 Women Have Unfavorable Opinion of Trump

    04/01/2016 8:42:35 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 150 replies
    Gallup ^ | 04/01/2016 | by Frank Newport and Lydia Saad
    STORY HIGHLIGHTS * Trump has a 70% unfavorable and 23% favorable image among women * Men also give Trump net negative rating, but it is significantly better * Trump's gender gap is larger than any other major candidate's PRINCETON, N.J. -- Donald Trump's image among U.S. women tilts strongly negative, with 70% of women holding an unfavorable opinion and 23% a favorable opinion of the Republican front-runner in March. Trump's unfavorable rating among women has been high since Gallup began tracking it last July, but after rising slightly last fall, it has increased even further since January. These monthly averages...
  • Ted Cruz Mistress Crisis – Apparently There’s Video…

    03/27/2016 3:41:22 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 165 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | March 27, 2016 | sundance
    This might not make sense unless you’ve read: 1) Original FULL Outline of Cruz Affair Story Here, and 2) Cruz obtuse Denial and deflective Accusation Here. Now, the entire saga takes a somewhat conformational twist. ADVERTISEMENT Yesterday, as the entire Cuban Mistress Crisis was simmering to a boil, it was discovered that weeks ago a large number of Marco Rubio operatives and supporters were trying to bring the sex scandal story to the MSM attention.Under the open guise of #TheThing they were communicating via various twitter feeds and following along to see if the story had been picked up.  Most...
  • Ohio farmer spells out giant anti-Trump message in manure

    03/01/2016 3:33:06 AM PST · by DoodleDawg · 37 replies
    WCMH-TV Columbus ^ | 2/29/16 | NBC4 Staff
    A farmer in Strasburg, Ohio is making a political statement with bull manure. Jerry Slanker tells WEWS-TV that he spent four hours hauling manure left by his 15 cows so he could spell out a giant message that reads “No Trump.” The message is wider than a football field and can be seen by airplanes passing overhead. “I load it in the manure spreader and haul it right through this gate,” said Slanker. Slanker, who is 69 years old, says he knows a lot of people might not agree with his message, but he’s just practicing his First Amendment of...
  • Trump hit by Rubio and Cruz in KKK endorsement flap

    02/28/2016 3:34:49 PM PST · by WilliamIII · 64 replies
    Fox ^ | Feb 28 2016 | Fox
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Sunday found himself at the center of attacks about a possible connection to the Ku Klux Klan and being accused of not outright rejecting support from the group or ex-leader David Duke. ADVERTISEMENT Texas GOP Sen. Ted Cruz, of Cuban descent, suggested on “Fox News Sunday” that a hate group supporting the front-running Trump was making recorded calls – known as “robo-calls” -- telling potential voters not to pick a Cuban candidate. And Trump was repeatedly asked on CNN’s “State of the Union” about retired KKK grand wizard David Duke last week giving his...
  • Mitt Romney about to enter GOP race

    02/27/2016 9:04:17 PM PST · by topfile · 219 replies
    the-newshub.com ^ | 25 FEBRUARY 2016 | Bill Singletary
    Mitt Romney is one step closer to entering the 2016 presidential race sources say, confirming what the-newshub.com reported last October that Romney would jump into the race after the first key primaries were held and some of the delegate dust had settled. Romney told Fox News on Wednesday that “We have good reason to believe that there’s a bombshell in Donald Trump’s taxes,” and quickly added that Sens. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio should also disclose their tax information. Romney’s statement was a bowshot aimed at Trump, sources say, the surprise GOP frontrunner for whom Romney has unmitigated disdain.
  • Donald Trump Financed The Gang of 8

    02/24/2016 10:25:23 AM PST · by TBP · 123 replies
    Conservative News ^ | Feb 11 2016 | ????
    Trump has claimed that no one would be talking about illegal immigration had he not brought it up, which is of course complete nonsense. Even his own talking points dispute that. Trump has repeatedly referenced the ominous “Gang of 8″ as a way of attacking Senator Marco Rubio’s record since the proposed bill would’ve offered a path to citizenship for the illegals The Donald promises to kick out. The Gang of 8 bill was proposed in 2013 so if nothing else, we know immigration was a discussion 3 years ago. Putting aside the fact that Donald proposes roughly the same...
  • Mark Leivn Show,M-F,6PM-9PM,EST,WABC AM,February 23,2016

    02/23/2016 2:21:23 PM PST · by Biggirl · 124 replies
    Mark Levin Show ^ | February 23, 2016 | Mark Levin
    The Legacy Lives On! Mark’s Lost Dog & Cat Rescue Foundation “Conservatism is the antidote to tyranny precisely because its principles are the founding principles.” --Mark Levin in Liberty and Tyranny Welcome to “The Levin Lounge”… Step in and have a virtual FRink.Taking the country by storm, one radio station at a time – and kicking the BUTTS of the competition! Welcome all, to the most FUN LIVE THREAD on FreeRepublic.com! You can call Mark’s show: 1-877-381-3811
  • AP FACT CHECK: Republicans debaters on high court, Syria

    02/14/2016 3:59:43 AM PST · by This_far · 8 replies
    AP ^ | Feb 13, 11:36 PM EST | SAM HANANEL and CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Republican presidential debaters misfired in assertions about Supreme Court nominees, Syria, immigration and more.
  • Trump Moves to the Center: I Support Amnesty

    02/12/2016 2:12:41 PM PST · by conservativejoy · 178 replies
    Director Blue ^ | 1/13/2016 | Marc Thiessen
    Trump's supporters loved his promise this week to create a "deportation force” to remove all 11 million illegal immigrants living in America, and his repeated declaration that everyone here illegally will “have to go." But his supporters tend to overlook is his other promise - repeated in a recent debate - that under his immigration plan "they will come back." That's right. Under Trump's immigration plan almost all of 11 million illegal aliens (save for a small minority with criminal records) will get to return and get permanent legal status to stay here in America. Trump supports amnesty. On the...
  • Is Donald Trump a Democratic secret agent?

    02/12/2016 10:53:51 AM PST · by F105-D ThunderChief · 75 replies
    BBC News ^ | 11 December 2015 | Anthony Zurcher
    Republican leaders are currently thrashing about - holding secret meetings, issuing confidential memos and making public denunciations - as they approach a state of near panic over what Donald Trump is doing to their party. It's enough to make some believe that Mr Trump may not have the Republican establishment's best interests at heart.
  • Trump vows to push LGBT rights, hedges on pro-marriage litmus test

    02/09/2016 8:53:30 AM PST · by wagglebee · 183 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 2/8/16 | Lisa Bourne
    CONCORD, New Hampshire, February 8, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) – Does Donald Trump support the gay agenda or oppose it? On the eve of the New Hampshire primary, observers are still scratching their heads about where the GOP frontrunner actually stands. Trump has repeatedly and consistently said he supports the natural definition of marriage, but can a President Trump be relied on to promote it resolutely and cogently? It is this question that has many marriage activists expressing concern about his increasingly likely hold on the GOP nomination. In fact, the National Organization for Marriage has gone so far as to say...
  • Trump Vows "Forward Motion" On Gay "Equality"

    02/05/2016 11:29:29 AM PST · by newgeezer · 244 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | February 05, 2016 | CR Wire
    New York billionaire Donald Trump promises "forward motion" on so called gay rights if elected president. While speaking with Bay Windows publisher Sue O'Connell Friday, Trump spoke about his wishes to unite the country on gay and lesbian issues. According to a report by Bay Windows: O'Connell, who is also Bay Windows' Publisher, identified herself as a lesbian in a question that noted the progress the LGBT community has made in the last two decades and asked Trump if voters can expect him to continue that momentum if elected "When President Trump is in office can we look for more...
  • Ted Cruz Didn’t Lie: The Entire Carson/Cruz Fight Timeline

    02/06/2016 7:39:06 AM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 169 replies
    Constitution ^ | February 5, 2016 | Rob Knowles
    Politics is a fast-paced and unpredictable game, and sometimes, unfortunate things happen. That's the best way I can describe what occurred on caucus night in Iowa when CNN implied that Ben Carson was dropping out of the Republican race, and the Cruz campaign swiftly alerted caucus-goers that they should consider voting for Ted Cruz instead. Let's start from the beginning. Shortly before the Iowa caucus was set to begin, CNN's Jake Tapper reported: ...
  • Carson Adviser Armstrong Williams, Not Cruz Campaign, Announced Possible Suspension of Campaign

    02/05/2016 7:23:22 PM PST · by TBP · 124 replies
    The conservative Historian ^ | February 2, 2016 | Jonathan Henderson
    Carson’s team has yet to produce corroborating emails to prove their allegations. It still remains possible, given that reports just past midnight might suggest Carson may well drop out. Speculation abounded Monday night that GOP presidential hopeful Ben Carson might drop out of the race, after news broke that Carson was not sticking around in Iowa to wait out caucus results, nor heading directly to New Hampshire or South Carolina for the next primaries on the calendar. The Carson campaign, now involved in another PR nightmare, had to dispel the rumors later today by blaming everyone but what the doctor...
  • Greta lets Trump Smear Cruz Directly without Greta Stating that CNN Announced Carson Exit

    02/03/2016 4:12:12 PM PST · by mitchell001 · 93 replies
    February 3, 2016 | Ralph Mitchell
    Greta did not even mention that CNN originated that Carson was leaving the race. Greta let Trump say that Cruz lied about Carson, when it was the Cruz campaign was repeating the CNN Carson story.
  • Limbaugh: Trump Lost Iowa Because He Attacked Cruz 'Like A Liberal Democrat'

    02/02/2016 11:18:23 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 219 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | February 2, 2016 | Christian Datoc
    Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh said Tuesday that Donald Trump lost the Iowa caucus because his criticism of Ted Cruz made him sound "like a liberal Democrat." "I don't think Trump skipping the debate had a thing to do with what happened last night," began Limbaugh. "This is a Republican primary. It's Iowa. Conservatives win in Iowa." "Donald Trump, I don't know if you forgot - one thing that everyone remembers - he went out and tried to criticize Ted Cruz," explained the talk-show host. "Ted Cruz isn't the enemy," he continued. "Hillary Clinton is the enemy. Ted Cruz is...
  • San Francisco police recite pledge to root out intolerance

    01/30/2016 9:29:08 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 21 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 30, 2016 12:10 PM EST | Paul Elias
    San Francisco police officers are being asked to combat racism in the ranks and take a pledge to turn in colleagues displaying intolerant behavior, such as slurs and jokes targeting people of color, gays and women. The pledge is part of a broader public relations campaign by the embattled police department to repair frayed relations with minority neighborhoods and community activists. The campaign comes amid growing tensions between police and black communities that are shaking up departments across the country and have led to the dismissal of top brass in some cities, including Chicago. Politically progressive San Francisco is not...
  • GOP didn't lose in 2012 because 4 million Republican voters stayed home

    01/14/2016 4:58:40 AM PST · by prplhze2000 · 20 replies
    Jackson Jambalaya ^ | January 14, 2016 | kingfish
    Its a common them. Heard Rush say it the other day. Romney lost because four million McCain voters stayed home. The problem with that claim is the Republicans actually increased their votes in seven of the nine swing states while Obama's vote fell in the other two. Take a look at the numbers.
  • If Trump is Mentioning Cruz’s Canadian Birth, He Must Know He’s Going to Lose Big in Iowa

    01/11/2016 6:08:17 AM PST · by justlittleoleme · 108 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | 1.6.16 | Aaron Goldstein
    Actual Title shortened to fit: If Trump is Mentioning Cruz's Canadian Birth Again Then He Must Know He's Going to Lose Big in Iowa I am amused that Donald Trump is once again reminding voters that Ted Cruz was born in Canada. Before speaking at a rally on Monday night in Lowell, Massachusetts, Trump stated, "Republicans are going to have to ask themselves the question: 'Do we want a candidate who could be tied up in court for two years?' That'd be a big problem." Yet it was only four months ago just as the two were to appear together...
  • Poll: Donald Trump Trails Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders In MatchUp

    12/22/2015 8:49:58 PM PST · by Steelfish · 66 replies
    CBSNews ^ | REBECCA KAPLAN
    REBECCA KAPLAN December 22, 2015. Poll: Donald Trump Trails Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders In MatchUp If the presidential election were held today, Republican candidate Donald Trump would lose to either of the two leading Democratic candidates, a new Quinnipiac poll found. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, would actually be more successful than Democratic front runner Hillary Clinton, leading Trump 51 percent to 38 percent. Clinton's lead is smaller: She would beat Trump 47 percent to 40 percent. Trump still leads the 2016 GOP field with 28 percent support among Republicans nationwide, although Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is hot on his heels...
  • Armed Forces Members,Veterans Use #iwillprotectyou After Muslim Child Says She's Afraid

    12/22/2015 6:44:26 AM PST · by thetallguy24 · 52 replies
    ABC News ^ | 12/20/15 | Gillian Mohney
    Veterans and current service members are using social media to reassure Muslim Americans that they will fight for their rights as citizens. On Facebook and Twitter, military service members and veterans have started using the hashtag #iwillprotectyou after one mother's post went viral about her daughter's fear of being kicked out of the country. Melissa Chance Yassini posted about her daughter's reaction to hearing proposals by Donald Trump to ban Muslims from entering the country. "She had began collecting all her favorite things in a bag in case the army came to remove us from our homes," Yassini wrote on...
  • Republicans Need To Treat Race Like Faith

    12/16/2015 3:58:52 PM PST · by Altura Ct. · 16 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 12/16/2015
    It’s time for Republicans to stop telling people to ignore their racial identities. David Marcus’s call for a conservative anti-racism platform is long overdue. As the United States becomes more diverse, it would be better for both America and Republicans if voting were less racially polarized. The current situation can change if conservatives recognize that minorities experience America in ways that non-minorities often do not. Marcus proposes a good first step: for conservatives to accept that racism exists and that it is a problem. But as important as an anti-racism agenda is, conservatives should understand that their problems with minorities...
  • DES MOINES REGISTER SHOCK POLL: CRUZ 29%, TRUMP 22%, RUBIO 13%, CARSON 11%

    12/12/2015 2:39:29 PM PST · by Jet Jaguar · 446 replies
    Drudgereport.com ^ | Dec 12, 2015 | Drudge
    DES MOINES REGISTER SHOCK POLL: CRUZ 29%, TRUMP 22%, RUBIO 13%, CARSON 11%
  • Commandant to Marines: 'It's Time to Move Out' on Women in Combat

    12/05/2015 7:14:25 PM PST · by QT3.14 · 116 replies
    Military.com ^ | December 4, 2015 | Hope Hodge Seck
    The top officer of the Marine Corps sent an unequivocal message to troops: It's time to get behind the mandate to integrate women into combat units. Gen. Robert Neller released a sternly worded video late Friday, a day after Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced that all military jobs -- including infantry and special forces positions -- would be open to female troops by the start of next year. The Marine Corps was the only service to request that some fields remain closed to women, citing a yearlong co-ed infantry experiment that found gender-mixed units underperformed all-male ones. Despite that, Neller...
  • On Israel, no daylight between Trump and Obama

    12/04/2015 6:54:18 AM PST · by expat_panama · 42 replies
    American Thinker ^ | December 4, 2015 | Lev Tsitrin
    A few months ago, overhearing some ladies in the audience of a pro-Israel lecture trash Donald Trump, and clearly sensing that they were Obama fans, I turned to them and said, "At least he will be a huge improvement over the current inhabitant of the White House." They were greatly displeased. But after reading this account of Mr. Trump's views on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, I think I owe those ladies an apology. It turns out, after all, that Mr. Trump's views on the Middle East conflict are a carbon copy of Mr. Obama's. For one, Mr. Trump believes that...
  • Carson fades in polls amid tough scrutiny

    11/24/2015 11:54:48 AM PST · by 20yearsofinternet · 39 replies
    Politico ^ | 11/23/2015 | KATIE GLUECK
    Weeks of tough scrutiny are beginning to take a toll: Ben Carson appears to be fading in Iowa, and there are signs he may be hitting the wall in other early states. A CBS/YouGov poll released Sunday showed Carson slipping below 20 percent in Iowa and to third place behind Donald Trump and Ted Cruz — the first time he's had a rating of less than 20 percent in a major poll there since September. [SNIP] All of that suggests a challenging road ahead for the retired pediatric neurosurgeon, said Patrick Murray, the director of polling at Monmouth University, which...
  • Official Notice of Dispute challenges 4 candidates' NH eligibility (Cruz, Jindal, Rubio, Santorum)

    11/14/2015 2:48:45 PM PST · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 532 replies
    The Post & Email ^ | 11/13/2015 | Robert Laity
    I wish to NOTIFY you that the bona-fides of four Republican Candidates to be President is hereby DISPUTED. It is claimed that the following persons do NOT meet the United States Constitutional requirement that one be a "Natural-Born Citizen" in order to be President under Article II, Sec. 1. I am disputing the bona-fides of: Marco Rubio - NOT an NBC. He was born in the U.S., however his parents were un-naturalized "permanent resident" Cuban citizens when he was born. Ted Cruz - NOT an NBC. He was born in Canada to a Cuban father and American mother who may...
  • CARSON TOPS TRUMP IN IOWA GOP CAUCUS, QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY POLL FINDS...

    10/22/2015 8:32:28 AM PDT · by VinL · 70 replies
    QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY ^ | 10-22-15 | Staff
    With a big boost from women, Dr. Ben Carson leads Donald Trump 28 - 20 percent among Iowa likely Republican Caucus participants, with 13 percent for Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida and 10 percent for Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. This compares to the results of a September 11 survey by the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University showing Trump at 27 percent with Carson at 21 percent. Today, Sen. Rand Paul is at 6 percent, with Carly Fiorina and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush at 5 percent each. No other candidate tops 3...
  • The Evidence That White Children Benefit From Integrated Schools

    10/19/2015 2:30:06 PM PDT · by Einherjar · 29 replies
    NPR ^ | October 19, 2015 | ANYA KAMENETZ
    The Evidence That White Children Benefit From Integrated Schools
  • On White House science day, Obama displays his geek-in-chief side

    10/19/2015 12:38:11 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 62 replies
    L.A.Times ^ | October 19, 2015 | Christi Parsons and Michael A. Memol
    When President Obama heard about an awkward middle school student from Texas who had gotten into trouble with a big idea — a science project in the form of a clock that a teacher thought looked like a bomb — he identified. “Cool clock, Ahmed,” Obama said in a Twitter message last month, inviting 14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed to Monday’s Astronomy Night at the White House. The message, aides said, reflected in part a fascination with all things scientific on the part of a president whose favorite annual White House event is the Science Fair.
  • MSM Already Hyping 2015 as Hottest Year on Record

    10/18/2015 2:14:13 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 17 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | October 18, 2015 | P.J. Gladnick
    Did you know that 2014 was the hottest year on record? Oops! Never mind. It turns out that after that claim was made, NASA scientists rather sheepishly admitted that there was only a 38% percent chance that was true. Well, at least the mainstream media waited until the end of 2014 to make that silly claim but now they just can't wait because according to them, 2015 WILL BE THE HOTTEST YEAR ON RECORD. The MSM started hyping this "fact" almost out of the starting gate long before most of the stats even existed. Way back on April 15, Slate...
  • Ted Cruz: Trump won’t be the nominee and I’ll pick up most of his voters [Truce over?]

    10/09/2015 8:28:13 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 72 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/09/2015 | AllahPundit
    Via Politico, skip to 12:00 of the clip below for the key bit. Oh, it’s on. Or is it? Normally, a candidate for president claiming that he’s going to peel away his opponents’ supporters and win the nomination would be so banal that it wouldn’t qualify as news. It’s the ultimate “dog bites man” story. Of course Cruz believes this. If he didn’t, why would he be running? But these aren’t normal circumstances. Cruz is the only Republican in the field who has yet to utter a critical or discouraging syllable about Trump, part of his talk-radio-ish strategy not...
  • Russian air strikes create panic among terrorists in Syria - General Staff

    10/03/2015 10:15:23 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 31 replies
    TASS ^ | 10-3-2014 | Tass
    Russian combat aircraft have carried out over 60 sorties bombing 50 facilities of the Islamic State terrorist organisation in Syria, Col Gen Andrey Kartapolov of the General Staff told reporters on Saturday. "The aircraft have been taking off from the Hmeimim air base, targeting the whole Syria," Gen Kartapolov said at the National Defence Control Centre. "In the past three days we have managed to disrupt the terrorists’ infrastructure and to substantially degrade their combat capabilities." "Intelligence reports say that militants are leaving the areas under their control," he said. "There is panic and desertion among their ranks," the general...
  • Putin Bombs Our Allies in Syria

    09/30/2015 2:59:37 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 80 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | September 30, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Now, Syria. Let me see if I can make sense of this for you. 'Cause what's happening in Syria, based on what we learned yesterday about Putin -- and what he said to the UN about us abandoning our role, our moral leadership there -- as best I have been able to assemble this, here is what's happening. Over the past few weeks we have learned that Russia is sending military planes and soldiers to Syria. We didn't like it. When asked about it by the United States, Russia said, "Mind your own business; it's none of your business....
  • The truth about 'Ahmed the clockmaker'

    09/21/2015 4:52:51 PM PDT · by detective · 66 replies
    WND ^ | September 20, 2015 | Joseph Farah
    Ahmed’s “clock” It was Friday, Sept. 11, the 14th anniversary of the most devastating foreign military attack in history on the U.S. mainland. Ahmed Mohamed, 14, was sitting in his Irving, Texas, English class when an alarm went off inside a briefcase the youngster had with him. When he opened the briefcase to turn off the alarm his teacher went to inspect the device, which did not look like a “clock,” but more like a homemade improvised explosive device – the kind of contraption that would never make it, for instance, through a TSA airport check.
  • There’s Only One Candidate People Actually Like – and It’s Not Trump or Clinton (it's Ben Carson)

    09/03/2015 6:00:55 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 168 replies
    The Fiscal Times ^ | September 3, 2015 | Rob Garver
    The only one of the declared presidential candidates that Americans have positive feelings for overall isn’t a frontrunner and has never held public office before. According to a poll released Thursday by Public Policy Polling, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson is the sole presidential candidate whose favorability rating is higher than his or her unfavorability rating. When asked about Carson, 41 percent of the respondents in the national poll reported that they felt favorably about him, compared to 30 percent who have an unfavorable view. That puts him well ahead of all the other candidates in the field, though 29 percent...
  • Mystery lights in space increasing, moving south, potential sign of global warming

    08/23/2015 7:58:07 AM PDT · by PROCON · 82 replies
    sfgate.com ^ | Aug. 22, 2015 | Brandon M. Mercer
    Strange blue lights glowing on the edge of space first appeared over polar regions in 1885 and today, sightings are becoming increasingly common, and now the phenomenon is moving into lower latitudes including Northern California. Like the proverbial canary in the coal mine, these glowing space clouds may be a celestial siren, warning of Earth's global warming, according to some scientists. They're called "noctilucent clouds" or NLCs, basically, clouds that glow at night. They appear mainly in northern latitudes, about 50 miles above earth as miniscule droplets of water reflect the sun on the other side of the globe. Now,...
  • Scott Walker Takes Dead Aim at Obamacare

    08/19/2015 12:02:09 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 32 replies
    The Federalist ^ | August 18, 2015 | Jeffrey H. Anderson
    Conservatives have been battling Obamacare for more than six years now, roughly the same amount of time it took American revolutionaries to get from Lexington and Concord to Yorktown. But as Thomas Paine wrote during that earlier struggle, “Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods; and it would be strange indeed if so celestial an article as FREEDOM should not be highly rated.” Across these past six years, spanning from when Obamacare was first taking shape to today, many conservatives have kept their eye on the prize, while many center-right pundits and office-holders have grown impatient...
  • Trump, All Bluster And Babbit

    08/07/2015 5:27:57 PM PDT · by Oklahoma · 26 replies
    National Review ^ | August 7, 2015 4:48 PM | Kevin D. Williamson
    There were some low moments during the debates yesterday, both from the candidates (I often want to ask Rick Perry the question that Jules Winnfield asks that poor idiot in Pulp Fiction right before things go bad: “English . . . do you speak it?”) and from the moderators, too (“So, Dr. Carson, you’re black . . . ”). But the lowest moment was the big cheer Donald Trump got for his Rosie O’Donnell line and for his follow-up denunciation of political correctness. That was a low moment for two reasons. First, it was a lie, albeit a lie that...
  • But Did Obamacare REALLY Save A Kid With A Tumor

    06/27/2015 7:35:26 AM PDT · by RightGeek · 16 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | Connor D. Wolf
    When the U.S. Supreme Court upheld Obamacare Thursday, President Barack Obama spoke of the time he met a mom whose son was saved thanks to the law. But when asked to explain the story, the White House went silent. “And they’ve told me that it has changed their lives for the better,” the president declared. “I’ve had moms come up and say, my son was able to see a doctor and get diagnosed, and catch a tumor early, and he’s alive today because of this law. This law is working. And it’s going to keep doing just that.” After the...
  • Paul Fanlund: Flags may fall, but in Wisconsin, gun culture stands tall (barf alert)

    06/26/2015 4:59:42 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 12 replies
    Madison.com ^ | 26 june 2015 | Paul Fanlund
    David Barden, 7, loved to ride waves at the beach and make s’mores around a bonfire with his cousins. Jessica Rekos, 6, loved orca whales, playing with her two brothers and everything about horses. Both were killed by automatic weapons at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut in 2012 along with 18 other students and six adult staff members.
  • Ballot Initiative - $25B Single-Payer Health System - ColoradoCare

    06/12/2015 5:09:35 PM PDT · by Up Yours Marxists · 36 replies
    Colorado Secretary of State ^ | June 12, 2015 00:00 GMT | ColoradoCare
    The title as designated and fixed by the Board is as follows: STATE TAXES SHALL BE INCREASED $25 BILLION ANNUALLY IN THE FIRST FULL FISCAL YEAR, AND BY SUCH AMOUNTS THAT ARE RAISED THEREAFTER, BY AN AMENDMENT TO THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION ESTABLISHING A HEALTH CARE PAYMENT SYSTEM TO FUND HEALTH CARE FOR ALL INDIVIDUALS WHOSE PRIMARY RESIDENCE IS IN COLORADO, AND, IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, CREATING A GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY CALLED COLORADOCARE TO ADMINISTER THE HEALTH CARE PAYMENT SYSTEM; PROVIDING FOR THE GOVERNANCE OF COLORADOCARE BY AN INTERIM APPOINTED BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNTIL AN ELECTED BOARD OF TRUSTEES TAKES RESPONSIBILITY; EXEMPTING COLORADOCARE...
  • How climate change makes the world more violent

    05/25/2015 10:26:49 PM PDT · by bob_denard · 22 replies
    Washington post ^ | May 21 | By Alex Bollfrass and Andrew Shaver
    Natural scientists agree that the climate is changing and that humans bear some of the blame. Social scientists are now attempting to assess the economic and political price societies are likely to pay for turning up our planet’s thermostat. The security policy community is especially eager for an answer. In the academy, the debate over climate change and its security implications gained momentum after researchers from Stanford, the University of California Berkeley, New York University, and Harvard observed that civil wars were more prevalent during years that experience hotter temperatures. The chief explanation for this relationship is that higher temperatures...
  • SeeBS: GOP Could Suffer Fallout If Supreme Court Rules To Eliminate Obamacare For Millions

    05/25/2015 10:41:24 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 56 replies
    CBS SF Bay Area ^ | May 25, 2015 | Associated Press
    WASHINGTON (CBS/AP) — A Supreme Court ruling due in late June could wipe out health insurance for millions of people covered by the president’s health care law. But it is Republicans — and not White House officials — who are talking about damage control. If that sounds wrong, check the math.
  • Obama: I Have Been Called "The First Jewish President"

    05/23/2015 3:53:29 PM PDT · by Libloather · 190 replies
    On Friday, President Obama spoke at a Jewish American Heritage Month celebration being held at the Adas Israel synagogue in Washington, D.C. Wearing a yarmulke, Obama addressed his Jewish gravitas, citing his two Jewish former chiefs of staff, saying he has been called America's "first Jewish president" by Jeffrey Goldberg, who recently interviewed him for The Atlantic. Goldberg was in attendance.
  • NASA: 10,000-year-old Antarctic ice shelf will disappear by 2020

    05/17/2015 3:55:42 PM PDT · by PROCON · 88 replies
    CNN ^ | May 17, 2015 | Jareen Imam
    (CNN)—One of the last remaining sections of Antarctica's Larsen B Ice Shelf is dramatically weakening, according to a new NASA study. The study predicts that what remains of the once-prominent ice shelf, a thick floating platform of ice, most likely will "disintegrate completely" before the end of this decade Ice shelves are extensions of glaciers and function as barriers. Their disappearance means glaciers potentially will diminish more quickly, as well, increasing the pace at which global sea levels rise.
  • SIS-Affiliated Hackers Threaten Cyberattacks, 'Electronic War' on US, Europe

    05/11/2015 5:41:40 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 7 replies
    ibtimes ^ | May 11. 2015 | Alessandria Masi
    Hackers claiming to be affiliated with the Islamic State group are threatening a series of cyberattacks in the United States and Europe, according to a video released Monday. The hackers also claimed the ability to monitor electronic devices and communications of Americans and Europeans. “The electronic war has not yet begun,” according to the video. We observe all the movements that you are doing from your devices,” the video warned, directing the threat specifically at the United States and Europe. “Soon you will see how we control your electronic world.”
  • No Evolution Is Proof of Evolution?

    04/07/2015 6:57:05 AM PDT · by fishtank · 26 replies
    Institute for Creation Research ^ | April 2015 | Jeffrey P. Tomkins, Ph.D., Tim Clarey, Ph.D., and Jason Lisle, Ph.D.*
    No Evolution Is Proof of Evolution? by Jeffrey P. Tomkins, Ph.D., Tim Clarey, Ph.D., and Jason Lisle, Ph.D.* Scientists recently discovered a community of fossilized sulfur-metabolizing bacteria that are alleged to be 1.8 billion years old.1 Surprisingly, the microbes are virtually identical to their modern counterparts, yet the study authors claim that the microbes are proof of evolution.