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  • Lanny Davis: Time for Clinton supporters to be tolerant and believe in 'stronger together'

    10/25/2016 8:03:25 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 55 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 24, 2016 | Lanny Davis
    <p>This column is tough to write. I know that, out of context, I might be accused of wanting to pull punches on GOP nominee Donald Trump and on many of his extreme, hateful supporters.</p> <p>The opposite is the case. Two points about Trump and some of his most extreme supporters cannot be denied.</p>
  • Trump shrine drew more than 14,000 visitors in past month (Pennsylvania)

    10/25/2016 7:50:42 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    The Times Leader ^ | October 25, 2016 | Rich Cholodofsky and Kari Andren, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
    YOUNGSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — They come in droves, cameras and smartphones in hand, to see Leslie Baum Rossi’s shrine to presidential candidate Donald Trump. It’s hard to miss “the Trump House,” as visitors call the attraction near the village of Youngstown. As soon as motorists veer off Route 30 onto Route 982, a massive “Trump 2016” sign on the corner of Rossi’s property can be seen before the house’s wrap-around red, white and blue paint job....
  • Why Donald Trump is still the safer choice

    10/25/2016 7:21:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 25, 2016 | Ellen Sauerbrey
    America is a two-party system and after party conventions select the nominees, we have two choices and only two choices. Both nominees have demonstrated serious character flaws. The current spotlight is on lewd, vulgar comments from Donald Trump that cannot be defended. Nevertheless, his words could never be used to justify a vote for Hillary Clinton and her leftist agenda. Those morally pure conservatives who believe they cannot in good conscience vote for Mr. Trump but don’t like Mrs. Clinton need to define what outcome they are seeking by voting third party or not at all. With America at a...
  • Trump campaign manager: We are vetting people for Trump's cabinet

    10/25/2016 6:52:01 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 73 replies
    KQTV-TV ^ | October 25, 2016 | Daniella Diaz, CNN
    Donald Trump's campaign manager Kellyanne Conway said Tuesday people are being actively vetted for positions in the Republican nominee's cabinet to be ready if he wins the presidency. "Have you been actively vetting people as we speak right now for positions?" CNN's Wolf Blitzer asked Conway. "Yes, because we're going to win so we have to get ready to form a government," she said on "The Situation Room." "And along those lines we find many talented people who'd like to serve with Donald Trump (and) Mike Pence, and we're really happy about that." Conway added: "We're not doing it because...
  • Former Ted Cruz Delegate: Why I'm Voting for Donald Trump

    10/25/2016 12:59:38 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    Chrisma ^ | October 24, 2016 | Bob Eschliman
    As a national security leader said to me, "Donald Trump's victory may not be the conservative movement's victory, but his defeat is America's defeat. His win gives us room to maneuver, while his defeat seems poised to end our liberties." As progressives erode and weaken what is exceptional about America, I worry we may not have four more years to spare. I fear we are sliding toward "the darkness" Ronald Reagan warned of when he said, "We will preserve for our children this, the last best hope of man on Earth, or we will sentence them to take the first...
  • New Numbers Reveal Trump Is Ahead In Florida, Contradicting Media Narrative

    10/25/2016 11:52:11 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 46 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | October 25, 2016 | Ted Goodman
    Newly released numbers in Florida indicate a head-to-head battle for the state’s 29 electoral votes. Republicans account for about 654,000, or 41.5 percent of the votes, while Democrats account for 638,000, or 40.5 percent of the votes Tuesday morning, according to Politico Playbook. Florida Republicans cast 3 percent more ballots than Democrats by absentee mail-in voting in 2o12, according to NBC News. But, by Nov. 1, 2012 (five days before the Nov. 6 election date), fortunes were reversed, with Democrats turning in 3 percent more ballots. With 43 percent of the 4.3 million votes belonging to Democrats, and 40 percent...
  • Trump fans lining up early in Tallahassee

    10/25/2016 11:28:56 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    The Tallahassee Democrat | October 25, 2016 | Jeff Burlew
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  • Scientists produce first 3D-printed magnets

    10/25/2016 11:20:52 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    United Press International ^ | October 25, 2016 | Brooks Hays
    "[Three-dimensional] printing brings something to magnet design which we could previously only dream of," said researcher Dieter Süss. VIENNA, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- From a technological perspective, making a powerful magnet is no problem. Precisely controlling the shape of magnet's magnetic field, however, has proven difficult -- until now. Engineers at TU Wien have for the first time designed and produced magnets using a 3D printer. The method offers scientists newfound control over the size and shape of the magnetic field, allowing them to produce magnets that better meet the needs of a range of technologies. "The strength of a...
  • Africa: Pro-Trump Youth Storm Us Embassy in Kampala, Arrested

    10/25/2016 10:05:03 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    allAfrica ^ | October 25, 2016 | Damali Mukhaye
    Kampala — Police on Tuesday arrested two Ugandan youth for demonstrating at the United States embassy in Kampala in support of Donald Trump, the Republican candidate in the US presidential election due on November 8. Those detained are Bigirwa Moses and Allan Kitonsa while their colleagues; Kizza Hakim, Kayondo Juma and Nsibuka Harunah escaped. The five demonstrators, all members of Uganda Young Democrats (UYD), held placards inscribed with the words "vote Trump". The group arrived at the embassy at 9am, and began a surprise pro-Trump demonstration, a witnessed said. After taking embassy security by surprise, the youth started negotiations ostensibly...
  • Why I'm (still) betting big on Donald Trump to win

    10/25/2016 9:45:41 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies
    Fox News Opinion ^ | October 24, 2016 | Wayne Allyn Root
    Every mainstream media outlet in the country keeps saying Trump is losing badly. They say this as if it’s fact. And based on many polls, it does look that way. But so did Brexit. That was the vote for UK to leave the EU. No one anywhere in the establishment…or media…or any major politician thought it would pass. But it did. I believe this is our Brexit. And I’m putting my money where my mouth is. I’m betting big on Donald Trump to win the election. Here’s why. I had the honor of attending the presidential debate as a guest...
  • Stop it with the Clinton coronation. Trump can still win

    10/25/2016 9:36:33 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies
    CNBC ^ | October 25, 2016 | Jake Novak
    There's something funny about all the focus on whether Donald Trump will concede the election results gracefully. There's something odd about all the speculation on whether Trump will drag Congressional Republican candidates down with him. And there's something off about people wondering just how large Hillary Clinton's landslide victory will be. Yes, most of the polls say Trump is behind nationally and in the key battleground states. Yes, those news event betting sites are all setting odds at about 80 percent for a Clinton victory. And polls and odds aside, you could argue a politically incorrect outsider like Trump never...
  • The evidence backs Trump: We have a duty to doubt election results

    10/25/2016 9:08:12 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 24, 2016 | Michael Dorgan
    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump received widespread condemnation for his refusal to prematurely accept the outcome of the 2016 presidential election. Trump told moderator Chris Wallace at last Wednesday night’s final debate that he “Will look at it at the time. … I’ll keep you in suspense.” Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton warned Trump was “talking down our democracy” while The New York Times called it a blatant “contempt for democracy” and many others were infuriated that a presidential candidate would have the gall to publicly pronounce a distrust of government. In fact, these divine notions of American governance couldn’t be...
  • Is Trump really losing? In this anti-establishment year, outlier polls could speak loudly

    10/24/2016 8:24:04 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 42 replies
    The Oregonian ^ | October 24, 2016 | Douglas Perry
    "We are behind," Donald Trump's campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, said Sunday on "Meet the Press." But are they really? Many of Trump's most ardent supporters refuse to believe the polling trend. And it is at least possible they're onto something. Data expert Nate Silver at puts Hillary Clinton's chances of winning the presidential election at 86.2 percent. The New York Times is even more bullish, insisting the Democratic nominee has a 92 percent chance of coming out on top. But while most polls do put Clinton comfortably out front -- some by double digits since a rash of sexual-assault...
  • Tim Kaine shrugs off WikiLeaks email threat

    10/24/2016 7:54:36 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    The Christian Science Monitor ^ | October 24, 2016 | Gretel Kauffman
    WikiLeaks has twice warned Tim Kaine that he might be in for a "surprise" – but the vice presidential candidate says he's not worried. Despite multiple warnings from the organization that has been steadily publishing stolen emails from Hillary Clinton's campaign manager John Podesta, Mrs. Clinton's running mate says he isn't threatened by the possibility of his correspondences going public, since he is a "regular human being" with nothing to be "overly embarrassed about." Nasty emails are "not my norm," the Democratic vice presidential nominee told the Associated Press on Saturday, adding, "I do have a temper so, I mean,...
  • Mothers Of The Movement Team Up With Hillary Clinton Campaign In North Carolina

    10/24/2016 7:39:26 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    Vibe ^ | October 24, 2016 | J'na Jefferson
    The ‘Mothers of the Movement,’ women dedicated to social justice in the wake of police brutality, were on hand to support Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in her quest for the Presidency over the weekend in North Carolina. Sybrina Fulton (mother of Trayvon Martin), Gwen Carr (mother of Eric Garner), Lucia McBath (mother of Jordan Davis), Maria Hamilton (mother of Dontré Hamilton) and Geneva Reed-Veal (mother of Sandra Bland) voiced their support for Mrs. Clinton at Union Baptist Church in Durham. According to NBC News, Clinton said that the women, whose children were killed by police brutality or gun violence, were...
  • Bernie Supporters Should Vote Trump Because Hillary Will Reinforce Dynastic Globalism

    10/24/2016 5:49:28 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    The Federalist ^ | October 24, 2016 | Christopher Willard
    A vote for Hillary Clinton is simply a vote for an establishment insider, for politics as usual, and worse for a continuation of dynastic rule. When Hillary Clinton received the Democratic nomination, articles flooded the net from women who said they had tears in their eyes. I too had tears in my eyes. Not because I was a solid Bernie Sanders supporter who had hoped he would go independent. Not because Sanders seemed to put the Democratic Party ahead of ideas in a flat-out sell-out. And not because a woman was nominated as a major party’s nominee. (Margaret Thatcher, Angela...
  • Sanders joins Trump in opposition to AT&T-Time Warner deal

    10/24/2016 5:37:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    The Business Standard ^ | October 25, 2016 | Web Team in New Delhi
    Just a day after the Republican Party candidate in the US presidential elections, Donald Trump, opposed the AT&T’s proposed $85 billion deal to buy Time Warner Inc, Vermont Senator and Democratic Party leader, Bernie Sanders joined the similar call. Sanders, on Sunday, joined the political opposition to the mega deal by demanding the Obama administration to kill it. He tweeted that:(TWEET-AT-LINK) The buy out of Time Warner Inc — a media and entertainment conglomerate which also owns media organisations like CNN — by AT&T — a telecommunications behemoth — at $85.4 billion is considered one of the largest in the...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Trump Foreign Policy Advisor Speaks With KOLO 8

    10/24/2016 5:26:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    KOLO-TV ^ | October 24, 2016 | Sarah Johns
    RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - Donald Trump's campaign spoke exclusively with KOLO 8 News Now's Sarah Johns. In this 15 minute interview, Johns and Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg, Ret. discuss everything from Nevada's protest vote "None of these Candidates" to what he feels as a former member of the Joint Chiefs about Secretary Clinton's openly discussing Nuclear protocol during the third and final debate. Sarah: I'm speaking with Gen. Keith Kellogg the Foreign Policy Advisor for Republican Presidential Nominee DT. And Gen. Kellogg thank you for joining us in this conversation today. Gen. Kellogg: Thank you for having me. SJ: You...
  • Expert: Early Voting Underway, Trump Likely To Win Texas

    10/24/2016 5:03:21 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies
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  • Mike Pence to GOP: 'It's Time to Come Home'

    10/24/2016 4:36:45 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    NBC News ^ | October 24, 2016 | Vaughn Hillyard
    SALISBURY, N.C. — With two weeks until Election Day, Mike Pence has squared up his message for Republicans: "Come home." The GOP vice presidential candidate repeated the line seven times at a campaign rally on Monday afternoon. Pence, who joined the ticket this summer to help win over hesitant conservatives, turned his eyes toward galvanizing the turnout of members of his own party. "I want to submit to all of you, it's time to reach out to all of our Republican and conservative friends and say with one voice: 'It's time to come home and elect Donald Trump as the...
  • Tech blogger finds proof DNC chief's emails weren't 'doctored' despite claims

    10/24/2016 4:01:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    Fox News Politics ^ | October 24, 2016
    After Democratic Party boss Donna Brazile claimed emails showing her apparently tipping off Hillary Clinton to questions at a March town hall were “doctored,” tech sleuths got to work -- and now say they've found proof the emails are authentic. Fox News' Megyn Kelly questioned Brazile last week about an email that surfaced in hacked messages from Campaign Chairman John Podesta’s account. The email, posted by WikiLeaks and attributed to Brazile, passed on a question to campaign adviser Jennifer Palmieri about the death penalty, under the subject line: “From time to time I get questions in advance.” The exchange came...
  • 'We've got stuff up our sleeve': Trump's daughter-in-law hints nominee has an 'October surprise'

    10/24/2016 3:19:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 66 replies
    The London Daily Mail ^ | October 24, 2016 | Nikki Schwab, U.S. Political Reporter
    Eric Trump's wife Lara Trump, along with his foundation's vice president Lynne Patton, appeared this morning on 'Fox & Friends' Lara Trump talked about how tough October is in presidential politics, but said the Trump family had gotten closer because of the experience Donald Trump's daughter-in-law also hinted team Trump may have something damaging to throw at Hillary Clinton in the campaign's last days 'Well, there's still a couple days left in October,' she said, floating the idea that the Trump campaign has an 'October surprise' to use on Clinton Like Eric Trump, she suggested the polls may not be...
  • The Culture War Is Being Transformed Into A Hot War

    10/24/2016 2:23:05 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    Return of Kings ^ | October 24, 2016 | Daryush "Roosh" Valizadeh
    We’re approaching a point of no return. Your life will soon be impacted not just in the abstract of the degradation in women around you or an invisible tightening of your free speech, but a concrete decline in your safety and standard of living. The next stage of the long-running culture war will be marked by three features, shades of which you’re already seeing. They include an alliance of the government with subversives, a sharp increase in violence, and institutional collapse. The media and government will form an official alliance with groups that are determined to commit violence. It should...
  • Despite the pundits who've decided the race is over, polls show the Donald refuses to die

    10/24/2016 12:30:03 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 38 replies
    The Star Ledger ^ | October 23, 2016 | Paul Mulshine
    As we prepare to enter the final two weeks of this presidential campaign, here's how things shape up: On the one hand, we have a candidate who's accused of hiring crazed fanatics to aid in her campaign. On the other hand, we have a candidate who gets crazed fanatics to help in his campaign for free. Who's going to win? At the moment the most reliable poll in recent history is giving a slight edge to the guy who fires up fanatics for free. That's Donald Trump, and as of Saturday the Investors Business Daily/TechnoMetrica Market Intelligence Poll had him...
  • Trump confounds many Republicans with last-minute push in Virginia

    10/24/2016 11:28:04 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 60 replies
    The Washington Post's Virginia Politics ^ | October 24, 2016 | Laura Vozzella
    RICHMOND — Republican Donald Trump, never short on campaign shockers, pulled one off Saturday simply by setting foot in Virginia. Trump’s rally in Virginia Beach, part of a renewed push here that included a $2 million television ad buy, flabbergasted political analysts and GOP strategists who’ve considered the swing state off the table for months. Trailing Democrat Hillary Clinton by double digits in the latest Virginia polls, Trump will dispatch key surrogates — his children — for series of visits to Northern Virginia this week. His campaign said Trump and runningmate Mike Pence will return to the state “a lot”...
  • Crapo says he will vote for Trump after all (Idaho)

    10/24/2016 11:17:04 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    KIVI-TV ^ | October 24, 2016 | Steve Bertel and The Associated Press
    Republican U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo of Idaho says he’ll be voting for Donald Trump after all. This, after Crapo earlier this month rescinded his endorsement of the presidential candidate. In a statement released Monday, Crapo says he will vote for Trump to keep Hillary Clinton from becoming president. “The choice we have is between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Given that choice, I will vote for the Republican ticket, Trump and Pence. We must elect a President who will appoint strong Supreme Court justices who will interpret the Constitution as it was written and who will help lead us to...
  • Ohio GOP leader backs Trump after state campaign dispute (Matt Borges again)

    10/24/2016 11:06:39 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    WTOL-TV ^ | October 24, 2016 | The Associated Press
    CINCINNATI, OH (AP) - Ohio Republican Party Chairman Matt Borges says he's voting for Donald Trump, whose presidential campaign in the swing state earlier denounced and cut ties with Borges after he openly criticized Trump. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports Borges told GOP insiders in an email Sunday that he'll vote the Republican ticket, including Trump for president....
  • A Responsible Refusal From Trump (He Was Right To Withhold Judgment on Election Outcome)

    10/24/2016 10:35:25 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    US News & World Report ^ | October 24, 2016 | Peter Roff, Contributing Editor
    Ignore the phony outrage over Trump saying he might question the election results – candidates and supporters cry foul over them all the time. Invoking the spirit of Groucho Marx let me say the behavior of the mass media during this election has made it very uncomfortable for me to be a member of the club. For almost a week, the networks, the newspapers and the internet featured attacks on Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump over his answer to whether he would accept the results of the upcoming election. It's a foolish question, one he rightly refused to answer...
  • Emails Shows Clinton Campaign Discussing ‘Trump Swift Boat Project’

    10/24/2016 10:15:34 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | October 24, 2016 | Chuck Ross
    An email released on Monday by Wikileaks shows members of the Hillary Clinton campaign discussing a “Trump swift boat project” with a political strategist with longstanding ties to the Clintons. “I know you can’t look past Bernie and March primaries — but who is in charge of the Trump swift boat project?” Joel Johnson, the managing director of Glover Park Group, strategic communications firm, wrote in a Feb. 26 email to Clinton’s communications director Jennifer Palmieri. “Needs to be ready, funded and unleashed when we decide — but not a half assed scramble,” he added. Palmieri responded, sarcastically: “Gee. Thanks,...
  • Donald Trump Jr.: Ohioans will ignore Kasich, Portman, and vote for Trump anyway

    10/24/2016 9:52:01 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    The Columbus Dispatch ^ | October 24, 2016 | Darrel Rowland
    ASHLAND — Ohio is a state where Donald Trump's campaign has to overcome both Democratric and Republican forces, his namesake son told hundreds of supporters in a sprawling shop that sells guns and other outdoors gear. In his first public campaign stop in the Buckeye State, Donald Trump Jr. said his father will overcome the lack of support from officials such as Ohio Gov. John Kasich and Sen. Rob Portman because he appeals directly to the people. “This is a year for change. This is a time where everyone is sick of their politicians as usual,” he told The Dispatch...
  • The media versus Donald Trump

    10/24/2016 8:18:25 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    USA Today | October 24, 2016 | Michael Wolff
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  • IT’S NOT OVER YET! Trump actually now LEADING the race e according to the poll which has best record

    10/24/2016 7:44:40 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    The Sun ^ | October 24, 2016 | Danny Collins
    AN opinion poll that correctly predicted the last three US Presidents has announced Donald Trump is in pole position to win the White House. The Republican candidate‘s faltering campaign was widely seen to be in chaos with some pollsters putting him 12 PER CENT behind rival Hillary Clinton. But a IBD/TIPP survey has thrown the cat amongst the pigeons by declaring Trump to be on 42 per cent - two ahead the Democrat nominee. And far from being a maverick result, the company has a knack of picking the winning horse. The joint Investor’s Business Daily and TechnoMetrica Market Intelligence...
  • Trump Makes Subtle, Unexpected Push for Down-Ballot Republicans

    10/23/2016 6:15:28 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    NBC News ^ | October 23, 2016 | Ali Vitali
    NAPLES, Fla. — While Hillary Clinton is making an explicit push for Democratic down-ballot candidates, Donald Trump is taking a more subtle approach. Sunday evening in sunny Florida, Trump repeatedly pushed his supporters to help keep Republicans in control of Congress. Asking voters to cast their votes for him in 16 days, Trump said, "That includes helping me re-elect Republicans all over the place," adding that it would be "nice if they helped us, too, right? To enact my first 100 days." At three other points in the speech, Trump slipped in mentions of a Republican House and Senate as...

    10/23/2016 6:05:13 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 20, 2016 | John Hayward
    YouGov’s post-debate poll finds Hillary Clinton winning the third presidential debate by a 10-point margin over Donald Trump, 49 percent to 39 percent. However, undecided and third-party voters gave Trump a 22-point lead. (VIDEO-AT-LINK) When asked to chose only between Clinton and Trump in the 2016 election, 61 percent of undecided and third-party candidates picked Trump after the third debate, versus 39 percent for Clinton. This could be an encouraging result for Trump, because 9 percent of respondents to YouGov preferred a third-party candidate, or professed themselves undecided. A statistically insignificant number said they did not plan to vote at...
  • Sea of faulty polls

    10/23/2016 5:33:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies ^ | Thursday, October 20, 2016 | Salil Mehta
    Submitted by Salil Mehta via Statistical Ideas blog, Sea of faulty polls In this article we cover the theoretical bases for two interconnected ideas that we've discussed recently: (a) that the empirical polling results are not as dire as current landslide mainstream media projections make it out to be, and (b) many polls are oscillating about impossibly low probabilities right now for Donald Trump. This year is genuinely unique in merging several fundamental aspects, with a largely disenfranchised voting base across the country (i.e., record undecideds), and pollsters unable or unwilling to properly assess the true probability for Mr. Trump...
  • At A Conference For Coastal Elites, Silicon Valley Talks Trump

    10/23/2016 5:24:50 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    Buzz Feed News ^ | October 23, 2016 | Nitasha Tiku
    Donald Trump’s popularity is prompting the tech industry to wonder whether its massive success has left some Americans behind. Unless you’re invited to Graydon Carter’s private dinner, the cocktail party at San Francisco’s historic Ferry Building is supposed to be the highlight of the annual Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit, a high-end business conference for the coastal elite. On Wednesday evening, guests were escorted from the Yerba Buena Center to the Embarcadero by trolley and greeted by a six-person mariachi band who played through the selfies. But a little past 6 p.m., the crowd in the cathedral-esque lobby had already...
  • Trump's Gettysburg: Nailed It

    10/23/2016 3:58:00 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    Political Pistachio ^ | October 23, 2016 | Douglas V. Gibbs
    I suppose we should ask, where was the Trump of Gettysburg during the three debates? In his Gettysburg speech, in an iconic location, Trump unveiled what a Trump presidency would truly entail. He laid out his political pledges, and labeled it a "Contract with the American Voter," giving us a plan modeled after the 1994 Republican 'Contract with America'. It's time to drain the swamp in Washington, he explained, adding in a Lincoln-esque twist he plans to replace D.C. elites "with a new government of, by and for the people." A Trump aide said the reason the Gettysburg Civil War...
  • CBS: 24 Percent of FL Clinton Supporters Would Consider Voting Trump to ‘Shake Up Political System’

    10/23/2016 3:10:04 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 23, 2016 | Katie McHugh
    A CBS News poll surveying Florida voters found that almost a quarter of Hillary Clinton supporters would possibly consider voting for Donald Trump to “shake up the political system.” Pollsters, who released the results Sunday, asked Clinton supporters who had not already voted: “Even though you aren’t voting for him now, would any of these be reasons to consider voting for Donald Trump?” Of those who said they planned to vote for Clinton, 24 percent said “shaking up” political leadership in Washington, D.C. would be a reason to vote for Trump. Another seven percent said that “ending political correctness” is...
  • Clinton’s WikiLeaks strategy: Doubt, delay, distract

    10/22/2016 8:11:32 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    McCatchy DC ^ | October 22, 2016 | Anita Kumar
    The emails are full of potential damage for Hillary Clinton. She weighed the political implications of policies. She is close to Wall Street. Her aides gathered information to discredit a woman who’d accused her husband of rape. So how has she so far remained largely unscathed by the unprecedented release of hacked emails? It’s one part a deliberate strategy of casting doubt on the authenticity and distracting from the content of the emails, one part fatigue by Americans who already have seen tens of thousands of Clinton’s emails and one part a whole lot of luck....
  • Will Professor Allan Lichtman's forecast on Donald Trump winning the presidency hold true?

    10/22/2016 7:37:58 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    Blasting News ^ | October 22, 2016 | M.G. Singh
    The professor, in an earlier forecast, had predicted that Donald Trump will be the winner but he admits now that this election is testing his module. America is at the crossroads of an acrimonious election as the two candidates #Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton battle each other. As per the latest reports and Gallup polls, Hillary is set to win. She appears to be heading for victory, especially after beating Trump in all 3 debates. In such circumstances, the prediction of Professor Allan Lichtman that Donald Trump will be the winner has now to be taken with a pinch of...
  • Donald Trump’s Finest Hour

    10/22/2016 7:12:41 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | October 22, 2016 | Wlady Pleszczynski
    The common view is that there were three debates this year between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. But what about the bonus debate last night at the Al Smith Dinner in New York? It was probably Trump’s greatest performance. Funny, self-deprecating (within reason), and devilishly biting (in the best Johnny Carson roast tradition, which apparently is lost on all the usual suspects who afterward shrieked that Trump had gone too far again; but what else can you expect from a holy man like David Gergen?). And Donald brought the best out of Hillary, if such a thing is possible. One...
  • Memo to the media: There's nothing revolutionary in Trump’s election results answer

    10/22/2016 6:42:52 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 21, 2016 | Jeffrey H. Anderson, LifeZette
    The third and final presidential debate highlighted Hillary Clinton’s support for partial-birth abortion, “open borders” (her words), and “free” college for all students whose families make up to $125,000. Yet Donald Trump is the extremist, in the eyes of the elite media, because he wouldn’t pledge to support the outcome of the election in advance. Such pledges, of course, are useless. In response to another Fox News debate question, Jeb Bush pledged in advance to support the Republican nominee, no matter who he or she was. Yet Bush is now opposing Trump. Moreover, it is hardly unprecedented for a candidate...
  • When it comes to talk of a ‘rigged’ election the progressive left is already there

    10/21/2016 8:23:55 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    Hot Air ^ | October 21, 2016 | John Sexton
    The issue that progressives suddenly seem very concerned about, i.e. that Donald Trump will corrode America’s faith in our electoral system, is a case of rushing to close the barn door after the horse has already gotten out. Whatever damage Trump has done in the past couple months can’t compare to what progressives themselves have been doing for the past 16 years. The concern about Trump being expressed, seemingly everywhere this week, is that he will poison the well of democracy, i.e. he’ll convince people a presidential election was stolen. But that’s a concern about something that may happen in...
  • Trump wows the crowd in Newtown, Bucks County

    10/21/2016 7:31:26 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    The Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | October 21, 2016 | Caitlin McCabe
    Calling the movement he created "Brexit times five," Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Friday night spoke to a crowd of thousands in Bucks County, where he vowed again to jail illegal immigrants who reentered the country, to impose term limits for Congress, and to rebuild the "inner-cities of Philadelphia." Speaking in Newtown, a 0.6-square-mile borough where cow pastures are prevalent and neon Trump billboards dot the interstate leading into town, the candidate addressed the crowd for 30 minutes in a speech that offered very little that was new or surprising, and stuck to familiar themes, such as beating up...
  • Is Trump's claim of election rigging helping him make a comeback in the polls?

    10/21/2016 6:59:57 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    The International Business Times ^ | October 22, 2016 | Harriet Sinclair
    Republican presidential nominee is continuing to narrow Hillary Clinton's lead on him, also topping several national polls, a turnaround from the Democrat's previous lead. In a four-way poll by IBD/TIPP Tracking including Gary Johnson and Jill Stein released on 21 October, Trump is leading Clinton with 41 points to her 40, while the same poll by Rasmussen Reports has Trump leading Clinton by two points, Real Clear Politics reported. A head-to-head race by LA Times/USC Tracking has Trump leading by one point on 45 to Clinton's 44 points, although a two-way poll by IBD/TIPP Tracking has Clinton ahead by two...
  • Trump: 'We'll no longer be the dumb people; we'll be the genius people'

    10/21/2016 3:15:55 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ^ | October 21, 2016 | Tom Fontaine
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump told a frenzied crowd of more than 5,000 in Johnstown that polls are swinging in his direction and he's poised to solve a range of problems that he said are ailing Western Pennsylvania and the nation. “We're going to beat the system and we're going to un-rig the system,” Trump said Friday inside Johnstown's Cambria County War Memorial Arena, where most people remained standing, chanting and roaring with applause throughout the 45-minute speech. As for Johnstown, a town with a proud manufacturing history where Trump said one in three people live in poverty, Trump promised:...
  • Michael Moore to Donald Trump Voters: 'You're Legal Terrorists'

    10/21/2016 1:04:50 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 75 replies
    Rolling Stone ^ | October 21, 2016 | Jason Newman
    Earlier this week, veteran documentarian Michael Moore delivered his own October Surprise. The Oscar-winning documentarian and legendary muckraker suddenly announced the release of a previously unannounced project: Michael Moore in TrumpLand, a new film culled from two one-man shows the director performed earlier this month in the predominantly Republican town of Wilmington, Ohio. Shot, edited and released in less than two weeks, the movie largely avoids haranguing the Republican presidential nominee, with Moore devoting most of the film to Clinton's virtues alongside polemics about the decline of the "angry white male" and need for increased gun control regulations. (The film...
  • NeverTrump Agonistes: Trump is the Only Pro-Life Choice

    10/21/2016 8:16:03 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    Lifezette ^ | October 20, 2016 | Laura Ingraham
    Now that we are done with the presidential debates, with just a few weeks until Election Day, the choice for the country could not be more stark. Hillary Clinton promises to continue the economic and foreign policy path of Barack Obama, which has weakened our country and emboldened our enemies. By expanding government spending, forgiving student loan debt, granting amnesty to millions of illegals, raising taxes, continuing with Obamacare, Madam President would massively pile on debt to a nation already leveraged to the hilt. As for Donald Trump, he will streamline government, cut taxes, incentivize businesses to bring assets back...
  • Poll: Who will win the presidential election 2016 Clinton or Trump?

    10/21/2016 7:58:18 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies
    The Oxford Eagle ^ | October 20, 2016 | Staff and Wire Services
    As a tumultuous campaign nears an end, undecided voters across the country watched the final debate of the U.S. presidential race with a mix of skepticism and rapt attention Wednesday night. They were searching for clarity, and some found it. But others remained painfully undecided just a few weeks before the election, saying neither candidate won them over. Read below what undecided voters had to say after the final presidential debate and take our poll here and tell us: Who will (or should) win the presidential election 2016? Who will win the Presidential Election? Hillary Clinton Donald Trump “I heard...
  • Donald Trump increases lead with US military personnel despite scandals

    10/21/2016 7:29:02 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 42 replies
    The Stars and Stripes - Korea ^ | October 21, 2016 | Christopher Harress
    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has emerged as a clear favorite among serving U.S. troops despite a litany of campaign-damaging scandals that have hurt his popularity among the general population. The New York real-estate developer polled at around 40 percent compared with just 20 percent for his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton and 27 percent for third-party candidate Gary Johnson, according to an October poll conducted by the Military Times and the Institute for Veterans and Military Families. While Trump has a commanding lead among military personnel, he is not as popular among officers or women, polling at 26.2 percent and...