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  • How Bernie Sanders would remake the whole U.S. economy (FREE STUFF)

    02/12/2016 1:49:16 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 24 replies
    Yahoo Finance ^ | February 12,2016 | By Rick Newman
    "Medicare for all," or single-payer healthcare funded by the government. This would be a gargantuan change that would put health insurers (which employ more than half a million people) out of business, end employer-provider insurance and disrupt many other elements of the healthcare system. It would cost the government somewhere between $1.4 trillion and $2.8 trillion per year, according to the Center for a Responsible Federal Budget. The government spends about $4 trillion today, so Sanders plan would add sharply to that. The Rebuild America Act.This would fund the sort of infrastructure development President Obama is a big fan of,...
  • Somali Muslim Attacks Restaurant Owned By Israeli Christian – Hacks 4 People With Machete

    02/12/2016 8:21:55 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 40 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | February 12,2016 | Jim Hoft
    The machete attack is being investigated as 'lone wolf terror attack' by the FBI. The suspect traveled to Dubai in 2012. Via PJ Media: CBS News has identified the suspect as Mohamed Barry, however neither 10TV nor Columbus Police have confirmed the suspect's name. CBS News also reports Barry has a Somali background and may have traveled to Dubai in 2012. Law enforcement tells them the incident appears to be the type of "lone wolf terrorist attacks they're trying to stop." The FBI is assisting in the investigation.
  • PBS’ Donor-Moderator Fails to Ask Hillary About Clinton Foundation

    02/12/2016 6:38:06 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 11,2016 | by JOEL B. POLLAK
    The PBS moderators at Thursday night's Democratic debate failed to ask former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton any questions about the Clinton Foundation, despite news earlier in the day that the State Department had sent it a subpoena for documents about its activities during her tenure in office. Co-moderator Judy Woodruff happens to be a donor to the Clinton Foundation, and faced criticism from the PBS ombudsman in 2015 for giving to the Clintons. Woodruff is one of several journalists who has contributed to the Clinton Foundation, which has been criticized as a "slush fund" for the Clintons' own expenses,...
  • Washington: Muslim Prisoner Shouting “Allahu Akbar!” Tried to Behead Corrections Officer

    02/11/2016 4:03:56 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 28 replies
    GP ^ | February,11,2016 | Jim Hoft
    A Clallam Bay Corrections Center officer who suffered serious head injuries last week continued to improve but remained hospitalized Monday. Correctional Officer Terry Breedlove remained at Forks Community Hospital and will remain there until he can walk, according to his family. He’s going to be here longer, I think, said Breedlove’s mother, Joanne Spaulding. Breedlove suffered a brain injury during an attack Jan. 25 by inmate Abdinjib Ibraham, 28, of King County, investigators said. An MRI was performed on Breedlove on Saturday. It showed injuries to two vertebrae, Spaulding said. Breedlove can stand but experiences difficulty once standing, she said....
  • How Donald Trump broke all the rules — and won anyway

    02/11/2016 3:48:32 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 19 replies
    The Week ^ | February 11 ,2016 | Michael Brendan Dougherty
    the losers now? Trump crushed the rest of the Republican field in New Hampshire. He received more than double the support of the second-place finisher, John Kasich. Exit polling showed that in fact there are multiple "lanes" in the Republican nominating contest. Moderates preferred Kasich to Ted Cruz. And very conservative voters preferred Cruz to Kasich. But both sets of voters preferred Trump to either of those men, and by significant margins. In other words, Donald Trump was ahead in every lane. There was no room left on the highway in New Hampshire. Perhaps the most telling piece of journalism...
  • Gary Kaltbaum Explains How Zero-Interest Policies Screw the Middle Class

    02/11/2016 2:02:00 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 19 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 11,2016 | by JOHN HAYWARD
    We are the country that $20 trillion in debt,he warned. We are the country that has papered over this with $5 trillion in printed money, and zero percent interest rates. We are the country where taxes, and mandates, and regulations are going up, and government is taking over our life. Its a combination of China, and Europe, and its socialist states and their massive debt, and our country which has gone from a great, market-based, free market economy into something that is controlled by these big, power-hungry, power-centric maniacs that present a looming crisis for the American taxpayer which, of...
  • Judge orders four more Hillary Clinton email releases

    02/11/2016 1:48:24 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 20 replies
    Politico ^ | February 11,2016 | JOSH GERSTEIN
    A federal judge has ordered the State Department to make four additional releases of Hillary Clinton's emails between Saturday and the end of February. U.S. District Court Judge Rudolph Contreras issued an order Thursday requiring State to release batches of the still-undisclosed portion of Clinton's emails on Feb. 13, 19 and 26 with "all remaining documents" released by "the close of business" on Feb. 29. Contreras had publicly discussed the possibility of releasing some of the messages directly to the Freedom of Information Act litigant whose case the judge is overseeing, Jason Leopold of Vice News. However, the judge's order...
  • State Department: exposing top-secret info on unsecured e-mail chains is “a serious matter”

    02/11/2016 9:10:03 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 19 replies
    Hot Air ^ | February 11,2016 | ED MORRISSEY
    Well, that’s good to know. Almost a year after the revelation about Hillary Clinton’s unauthorized home-brew e-server and months of State Department blather about “overclassification” being the real issue, their spokesman finally admits that passing top-secret information through it is “a serious matter.” Better (seven years) late than never, I suppose It’s enough for retired Defense Intelligence Agency chief Gen. Michael Flynn, who served in that role for President Barack Obama, to call for Hillary to withdraw from the presidential race: Flynn and other high-ranking former intelligence officials told TheDCNF they are alarmed that some of the nation’s most highly...
  • WATCH LIVE: PBS NewsHour Democratic Primary Debate

    02/11/2016 8:51:54 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 13 replies
    PBS ^ | February 8,2016
    Watch the PBS NewsHour Democratic Primary Debate, 9 p.m. EST Feb. 11, in the player above. Once a formidable front-runner, Hillary Clinton narrowly won Iowaâ€TMs caucuses and has watched her national lead over Sen. Bernie Sanders begin to erode. In New Hampshire, a big Sanders victory could help him make headway among women and minority voters, important parts of the coalition that twice elected Barack Obama as president. Itâ€TMs with this backdrop that the two will meet for the sixth time on the debate stage, this time in Milwaukee. Watch Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff moderate the PBS NewsHour Democratic...
  • Limbaugh: Trump Built the ‘Coalition’ the GOP Claims to Want —

    02/10/2016 5:38:19 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 95 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 10,2016 | JEFF POOR
    "Trump won, the exit polls were right," Limbaugh continued. "Trump won men. He won women. He won every age group. He won every ideology. Liberal, conservative, moderate, Libertarian. Every group Trump won a majority of voters. He won among people who had gone to college and people who hadn't. He won among people who only had a high school education; he won among people who did not have a high school education. He won every single age bracket. He won those groups by huge margins. He won men 3-to-1 over second place finisher. Women he won 2-to-1. Voters under 30...
  • Official: Top Clinton aides also handled ‘top secret’ intel on server

    02/10/2016 5:16:27 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 29 replies
    Fox. News ^ | February 10,2015 | By Catherine Herridge, Pamela K. Browne
    EXCLUSIVE: At least a dozen email accounts handled the “top secret” intelligence that was found on Hillary Clinton’s server and recently deemed too damaging for national security to release, a U.S. government official close to the review told Fox News. ADVERTISEMENT The official said the accounts include not only Clinton’s but those of top aides – including Cheryl Mills, Huma Abedin, Jake Sullivan and Philippe Reines – as well as State Department Under Secretary for Management Patrick F. Kennedy and others. There is no public evidence they were authorized to receive the intelligence some of which was beyond Top Secret....
  • The Worlds Biggest/Super Planes: Trump 757 - Documentary

    02/10/2016 1:07:09 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 38 replies
    You might not like Trump but you have to hand it to him...the man has great taste in airplanes. Rather than buying one of those boring 737 BBJs he went for this beauty. This gives you an idea of how Trump works and treats his employes
  • New York Daily News Attack Trump Voters as ‘Mindless Zombies’

    02/10/2016 8:49:28 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 19 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 10,2016 | JOHN NOLTE
    The dreadful, desperate, and more than a little paranoid left-wing New York Daily News again went trolling against its enemies on the political right Tuesday night. This time, though, the Daily News did not attack powerful politicians or powerful organizations like the NRA. No, this time the Daily News attacked the powerless: the everyday American men and women who dared vote for Donald Trump in New Hampshire. Like the Huffington Post's earlier attacks on New Hampshire voters as "racist and sexists," the Daily News attacked New Hampshire voters as "mindless zombies." Attacking voters. There is nothing the powerful won't do...
  • Steve Schmidt: Rubio Campaign Has 'Effectively Collapsed'

    02/10/2016 8:34:26 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 34 replies
    Newsmax ^ | February 10,2016 | Sandy Fitzgerald
    Marco Rubio's presidential campaign in New Hampshire collapsed because voters "made a judgment he's not ready to be president of the United States," Republican strategist Steve Schmidt said Wednesday, and he believes the Florida senator's chances are slim unless he pulls off a miracle. "A fifth place finish in New Hampshire means effectively he's bleeding out," Schmidt, a political analyst for MSNBC, told the network's "Morning Joe" program. "That campaign is effectively over unless he can pull off a miracle and win the Nevada caucuses. He doesn't have a path in South Carolina. "But with most of the focus going...
  • Reporter Took Orders from Hillary Clinton’s Staff, Down to Specific Adjective

    02/10/2016 6:57:45 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 31 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 9,2016 | by JOHN SEXTON
    Asked about having Hillary's PR people write his columns, Ambinder now claims he does not remember the exchange and adds that he is not interested in defending it. "It made me uncomfortable then, and it makes me uncomfortable today," he tells Gawker. The Atlantic is not the only news site which covered Clinton's CFR speech exactly as her staff wanted it covered. In an amazing coincidence, Mike Allen of Politico wrote about the speech in a piece that opened, "In a muscular first major address as secretary of state...." And midway through the story Allen writes, "A look at the...
  • Dick Morris: Clinton deploys B Team

    02/09/2016 3:50:09 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 28 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 9,2016 | Dick Morris
    Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign is falling apart. Bernie Sanders soared in New Hampshire and now two polls have him tying her nationally. It’s a disaster. Now she’s called in the B Team — the cynical, paranoid and wacky twins Sidney Blumenthal and David Brock — to bail her out. And here comes the elderly, diminished and livid former President Bill Clinton to lead the duo’s frantic attacks on Sanders. The attacks are rooted in nothing more than a list of dirty names they call the Vermont senator every day. Having found little in his record to attack, they have consulted...
  • Fox News Accidentally Announces Trump the Winner of New Hampshire

    02/09/2016 12:53:14 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 54 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 9,2016 | by JOHN NOLTE
    According to Fox News, more than six hours before the polls close, Donald Trump won New Hampshire with 28% of the vote. Florida Senator Sen. Marco Rubio slid into second with 15%. Cruz took third place with– but not really. In one of those online glitches that inevitably occurs on election day, Fox News accidentally and prematurely declared Trump the winner. National Reviews Charles Cooke appears to be the first person to spot the error.
  • What Clinton said in her paid speeches

    02/09/2016 11:22:42 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 19 replies
    Politico ^ | February 9,2016 | BEN WHITE
    When Hillary Clinton spoke to Goldman Sachs executives and technology titans at a summit in Arizona in October of 2013, she spoke glowingly of the work the bank was doing raising capital and helping create jobs, according to people who saw her remarks. Clinton, who received $225,000 for her appearance, praised the diversity of Goldman’s workforce and the prominent roles played by women at the blue-chip investment bank and the tech firms present at the event. She spent no time criticizing Goldman or Wall Street more broadly for its role in the 2008 financial crisis. “It was pretty glowing about...
  • Pat Caddell: Voters ‘Are So Angry,’ They ‘Want Their Country Back’

    02/09/2016 8:55:12 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 63 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 9,2016 | DAN RIEHL
    Speaking of voters, said Caddell, They are so angry … I shouldn’t just say angry, they are so alienated from their government in a democracy … they are so believing in the corruption, numbers in the eighty-percentile and higher, they believe the country is in decline and the political class just doesnt care. Citing voters concerns for both themselves and their childrens futures, said Caddell, “They have really disdained both political parties now.” Caddell said the great American middle has become about 60 percent of the electorate who vote non-partisan and want real change. “And they want their country back,...
  • Bill Stumping for Hillary Clinton: 'Sometimes ... I Wish We Weren't Married'

    02/09/2016 8:48:38 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 29 replies
    NBC News ^ | February 9,2016 | by MONICA ALBA
    HUDSON, N.H. — In his last appearance before the primary here on Tuesday, former President Bill Clinton said he wishes "sometimes" that he wasn't married to Hillary Clinton because then he could speak more freely. "Sometimes when I am on a stage like this, I wish that we weren't married, then I could say what I really think," Bill Clinton said before introducing his wife at a rally. "I don't mean that in a negative way. I am happy." The 42nd president, who until now had been notably restrained in stump speeches for his wife, unleashed some harsh words against...
  • Why A Vote For An Establishment Candidate Could Be A Vote For Trump In N.H.

    02/08/2016 7:15:35 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 38 replies
    NPR ^ | February 8,2016 | Domenico Montanaro
    But because of a quirk in how the state party allocates delegates and how fractured the "establishment" field is, it could mean that an anti-Trump vote will actually be a vote for the New York billionaire. Here's how: The state party awards delegates on a proportional basis to presidential candidates based on their vote statewide and by congressional district. But it also has a 10 percent threshold. What does that mean? It means that if a candidate does not get 10 percent of the vote, he gets no delegates. And, right now, the favorite is Trump. Trump, after all, has...
  • EXCLUSIVE– Donald J. Trump First Candidate to Reply to the ‘Sessions Test’

    02/08/2016 3:50:45 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 111 replies
    Question 1: How would you vote (or how did you vote) on fast-track, and would you support or oppose advancing a final trade agreement which enters the United States into a new international commission with binding authority on future United States trade policy? ANSWER: I was steadfastly opposed to giving Obama his Fast-Track powers, and would have absolutely voted against it. This is one of the strongest distinctions between me and the other candidates in this race. The Congress, apparently under the magical spell of donors, gave massive new powers to a President who has repeatedly abused his authority. The...
  • Senate report: Illegal immigrants benefited from up to $750M in ObamaCare subsidies

    02/08/2016 2:18:50 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 30 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 8,2016
    Illegal immigrants and individuals with unclear legal status wrongly benefited from up to $750 million in ObamaCare subsidies and the government is struggling to recoup the money, according to a new Senate report obtained by Fox News. The report, produced by Republicans on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, examined Affordable Care Act tax credits meant to defray the cost of insurance premiums. It found that as of June 2015, the Administration awarded approximately $750 million in tax credits on behalf of individuals who were later determined to be ineligible because they failed to verify their citizenship, status...
  • SCANDAL=> HOUSE WAS STACKED – Trump Camp Given ONLY 20 TICKETS For Supporters at GOP Debate

    02/06/2016 7:41:13 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 55 replies
    GP ^ | Febuary | Jim Hoft
    The audience loudly booed Trump, driving the back-and-forth off the rails. Trump said audience members were all members of the Republican establishment. “That’s all of his donors and special interests out there,” Trump said of the people booing him. “That’s what it is. And by the way, let me just tell you: We needed tickets. You can’t get them. You know who has the tickets? … Donors, special interests, the people that are putting up the money. That’s who it is.” The booing continued. Trump said he was self-funding his campaign, so Republican donors weren’t a fan of his candidacy....
  • HUNDREDS of Protesters Carry “TRUMP IS RIGHT” Signs at First PEGIDA Rally in England

    02/06/2016 11:38:36 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 67 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | February 6,2016 | Jim Hoft
    HUNDREDS of Supporters took part in the first PEGIDA rally in Birmingham, England on Saturday.
  • The Race For 2nd Place In New Hampshire

    02/04/2016 1:44:29 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 10 replies
    USNews & World Report ^ | February 4,2016 | David Catanese
    For John Kasich, Jeb Bush and Chris Christie, it’s live free and place high — or die. The results of the Iowa caucuses finished the presidential campaigns of three Republicans. Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary is almost guaranteed to claim the scalps of even more. With Donald Trump sitting atop a 20-point lead in the Granite State, the race for second place has become the prized possession and a ticket to fight on in the narrowing GOP race. Five candidates are in varying ranges of contention for the slot, but some have more riding on it than others. Having clinched a...
  • Trump OWNS Far Left Heckler for Defending Illegal Aliens

    02/04/2016 1:03:23 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 31 replies
    February 4,2016 | Jim Hoft
    Trump was ambushed during the rally by a heckler who defended illegal aliens. The Hill posted the transcript: “Illegal immigrants are the backbone of our country? I don’t think so, darling,” Donald J. Trump responded to a heckler who interrupted his campaign rally. “You know what the backbone of our country [is]? People that came here, and they came here legally. People that came here to this country legally, and they worked their ass off, and they made this country great.”
  • EXCLUSIVE–Voicemails: ‘Ben Carson Suspending Campaigning’; Cruz: ‘Accurate Report’

    02/04/2016 12:48:03 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 182 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 4,2016 | ALEX SWOYER
    New audio obtained exclusively by Breitbart News indicates that as the Iowa caucuses began on Monday night, the campaign called precinct captains informing them that Dr. Ben Carson was suspending campaigning, and instructing them to tell voters they should “not waste a vote on Ben Carson and vote for Ted Cruz.” The calls were placed after the Carson campaign had already clarified that Carson was not suspending his campaign. Nancy Bliesman, a precinct captain for Cruz in Crawford County, Iowa, told Breitbart News that she received two voice mails–one at 7:07 p.m. Central Standard Time (CST), and one at 7:29...
  • Putin ignores Kerry plea, instead deploys Top Gun fighter jet to join Syria battle

    02/04/2016 12:03:57 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 26 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 4,2016 | By Lucas Tomlinson, Jennifer Griffin
    Russia seemingly has ignored Secretary of State John Kerry’s appeals to stop bombing civilians and allow critical humanitarian aid to starving Syrians – and is instead escalating its military involvement, deploying four of its most capable fighter jets to Syria, two defense officials confirmed to Fox News. The decision to send the Su-35S jets poses yet another hurdle for Kerry’s efforts to proceed with peace talks. The Su-35S is Russia’s most advanced warplane, capable of air-to-air and air-to-ground missions, one official familiar with the jet said. Already, continued Russian airstrikes against Syrian opposition fighters, some backed by the CIA, were...
  • Branstad says Cruz employed ‘unethical and unfair’ tactics Monday night (AUDIO)

    02/04/2016 11:52:57 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 46 replies
    Radio Iowa ^ | February 4,2016 | O. Kay Henderson
    Governor Terry Branstad is crediting Ted Cruz for running an old-fashioned”, 99-county campaign that yielded victory in Monday night’s Iowa Caucuses, but Branstad is joining the chorus criticizing Cruz for “questionable” campaign tactics. This thing that they distributed on Caucus night saying that Dr. Carson was likely to drop out and his supporters should support Cruz, that is, I think, unethical and unfair,” Branstad said this morning. “I think there’ll be repercussions to that. Cruz has apologized to Carson, the retired neurosurgeon who finished fourth in the Caucuses on Monday night. Iowa Congressman Steve King, a Cruz backer, helped spread...
  • Ryan, McCarthy again tell Chaffetz to stay away from Clinton

    02/04/2016 11:42:41 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 100 replies
    Politico ^ | February 4,2016 | JAKE SHERMAN and RACHAEL BADE
    Speaker Paul Ryan and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy met privately with Rep. Jason Chaffetz Wednesday evening to reiterate that he cannot proceed with any investigation that involves Hillary Clinton, according to multiple sources familiar with the meeting. The impetus for the gathering was a POLITICO story where Chaffetz, the chairman, of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, was quoted as saying that a pending probe into government record keeping practices would not be "specifically trying to target the secretary, but when she creates her own private email system, she's ensnarled herself.” Presented with the quote before publication, House...
  • Report: MS-13 foot soldiers use 'surge' to cross border, 'colonize new criminal territory'

    02/04/2016 9:47:35 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 15 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | February 4,2016 | By PAUL BEDARD
    Criminal networks with Latin American roots, such as MS-13 and the 18th Street gang, are using the administration's open-door policy at the border to slip in recruits that are causing a huge spike in murder and violence throughout the nation, according to an immigration expert. Testifying Thursday at a House hearing on the border surge of young Latinos, the expert said, "Established gangs have been able to transfer an unknown number of experienced foot soldiers from Central America to help colonize new criminal territory in the United States." Jessica M. Vaughan, the policy director for the Center for Immigration Studies,...
  • Border agent: 'We might as well abolish our immigration laws altogether'

    02/04/2016 9:36:33 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 20 replies
    Washington Examiner (DRUDGE) ^ | February 4,2016 | By PAUL BEDARD
    "The willful failure to show up for court appearances by persons that were arrested and released by the Border Patrol has become an extreme embarrassment for the Department of Homeland Security. It has been so embarrassing that DHS and the U.S. Attorney's office has come up with a new policy," he testified before the immigration subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee. The biggest change: Undocumented immigrants are no longer given a "notice to appear" order, because they simply ignore them. Judd said that Border agents jokingly refer to the NTAs as "notices to disappear." He said the the new policy...
  • The Smith Project: What Voters Want

    02/04/2016 6:41:42 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 4 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 3,2016 | John Hayward
    Here are some of the many highlights from the poll, which is attached below: 70% agree that the federal government today no longer has the consent of the people 79% want to recruit and support more candidates who are ordinary citizens rather than professional politicians and lawyer A majority of voters would join a third party if it had a chance of success 77% prefer candidates who “take on the political elites and special interests” to those who conform to a set ideology In brief, here are the points that strong majorities are said to agree upon: America is in...
  • Hiller Instinct: 7News/UMass Lowell New Hampshire tracking poll day 3 (+24)

    02/03/2016 12:45:29 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 9 replies ^ | February 3,2016 | Andy Hiller
    MANCHESTER, N.H. (WHDH) - This is what we've been waiting for - our first 7News/UMass Lowell tracking poll of New Hampshire that includes reaction to the Iowa Caucus. It's obvious New Hampshire was watching what happened in Iowa because Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Marco Rubio have moved up. Donald Trump is still in first place, but he's frozen at 38%. Ted Cruz is second with 14%. Marcio Rubio is third with 12%. Jeb Bush has 9% and John Kasich has 7%. Rounding out the Republicans: Chris Christie with 6%; Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina with 3% each and Rand...
  • Jeb Bush Has to Tell New Hampshire Crowd ‘Please Clap’

    02/03/2016 12:37:31 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 39 replies
    Mediaite ^ | February 3,2016 | Alex Griswold
    Poor Jeb Bush; the Republican presidential contender had to tell the audience of a New Hampshire event when they were supposed to clap during his speech Tuesday. The New York Times was present at the event, and reported on the embarrassing moment: Speaking to a crowd at the Hanover Inn near the Vermont border during his final stop of the day, Mr. Bush finished a fiery riff about protecting the country as commander in chief – “I won’t be out here blowharding, talking a big game without backing it up,” he said – and was met with total silence. “Please...
  • Rand Paul dropping out of White House race

    02/03/2016 6:07:32 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 13 replies
    Politico ^ | February 3,2016 | ALEX ISENSTADT
    Rand Paul will drop out of the race for president, three sources close to the campaign told POLITICO. Paul, a freshman Kentucky senator and the son of former Texas Rep. Ron Paul, has a large libertarian following but failed to gain traction in the presidential race. He now faces a race for reelection to the Senate.
  • Ed Klein: Hillary's Feeling the Bern — From FBI Director James Comey

    02/02/2016 3:25:00 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 69 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Ed Klein
    Prosecutors at the Justice Department and managers in Hillarys presidential campaign tell ED KLEIN CONFIDENTIAL that the FBI has zeroed in on three people in Hillary's inner circle. These three — Huma Abedin, Cheryl Mills and Jake Sullivan — have been notified by the FBI that they should prepare to testify under oath about their involvement in the handling of classified national security secrets on Hillary's homebrew email system Special: Dentists Fuming Over Mom's $3 Teeth Whitening Trick I'm also told by my sources that as soon as the FBI got in touch with Abedin, Mills and Sullivan, all three...
  • Could The Trump Effect Be Huge?

    02/01/2016 3:48:55 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 28 replies
    Rush ^ | February 1,2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: What our last caller was trying to point out, he was saying that -- and he's obviously a Trumpster. So he's speculating. He's hoping. He's hoping that Trump wins big. He's hoping that Trump wins by bigger margins than whatever were predicted by the polling here in Iowa, then in New Hampshire. And if the polls are right, the guy may get his wish. But we won't know for a while. So his theory is -- his hope is -- that if that happens, that if Trump ends up scorching the field, that that is going to bring a...
  • Trump’s campaign is getting the most bang for the buck

    02/01/2016 2:00:57 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 11 replies
    Yahoo Finance ^ | February 1,2016 | Rick Newman
    Donald Trump is trouncing the competition in terms of getting the best return on the money he’s spending as a presidential candidate, according to a new Yahoo Finance analysis of campaign spending data. Worst among the major candidates: Ben Carson, Rand Paul and Jeb Bush. With primary elections now underway, the field is likely to narrow quickly, and the candidates running the most efficient campaigns will reap a distinct advantage. A combination of thrifty spending and a strong cash position, by contrast, suggests longevity. On the Democratic side, O’Malley is probably an outlier on efficiency since he has so little...
  • How Trump Did It (planned this run for years)

    02/01/2016 11:29:46 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 22 replies
    Politico ^ | February 1,2016 | ELI STOKOLS and BEN SCHRECKINGER
    What they heard as they ate deli sandwiches around Donald Trumps hulking, wooden conference table sounded like the businessman’s typical bravado. These 25 New York political operatives had come to ask him to run for governor. But Trump had another plan—a very specific plan—to run for president. You guys are going to be very helpful when I do the big thing, he said, according to people who were in the room that day. He said, Im going to walk away with it and win it outright, a long-time New York political consultant recalled. Trump told us, Im going to get...
  • Sarah Palin: ‘Wasn’t Hard’ To Choose Between Donald Trump And Ted Cruz

    02/01/2016 8:15:26 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 247 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 1,2016 | by CHARLIE SPIERING
    Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin joined the Today show to talk about her endorsement of Donald Trump as Iowans go to caucus tonight for the Republican presidential primary. is was probably a tough call for you, between Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)97% and Donald Trump, began Savannah Guthrie during the interview. t wasn’t tough,” Palin interrupted. Really, Guthrie replied. No, it wasn’t tough, she repeated. Palin explained that she was happy to endorse Ted Cruz in his Senate race, because he was a fighter for the American people but that she wanted him to stay in Washington D.C. want to keep...
  • THOUSANDS of Democrats, Independents have CHANGED PARTY to Vote in GOP Caucus (VIDEO)

    02/01/2016 7:51:00 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 108 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | February 1,2016 | Jim Hoft
    Jeff Kaufmann: When I talk about intensity, Im talking about, were now getting about 100 phone calls and hour into RPI (Republican Party of Iowa)… To put that into perspective, we get usually 5 or 6 an hour normally. This is beyond the pale… A lot of Democrats and Independents are asking about changing their vote to Republican. The Secretary of State’s report last week indicated over 3,000 people have done that already. I think we’re going to see a little bit of a surge that way. Kuafmann credited the Trump and Rand Paul campaigns for this surge in new...
  • Anti-Trump Saudi Prince Tied to Both Rupert Murdoch And Hillary Aide

    02/01/2016 6:24:30 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 1,2016 | LEE STRANAHAN
    The connection between Alwaleed, Murdoch, Abedin, Hillary Clinton and Saudi Arabia are troubling given a number of recent events. Prince Alwaleed is boasting about his role in impacting U.S. elections. As Breitbart News Networks Aaron Klein reported, the Saudi Arabian news site Sabq claims that Alwaweed Bin Talal caused a decline in Trumps popularity. CNN reported in 2008 that donations to the William J. Clinton Foundation include amounts of $10 million to $25 million from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Huma Abedin was hired as a consultant to the William J. Clinton Foundation after Clinton left her role as Secretary...
  • How Poker Explains Trump’s Campaign

    01/31/2016 4:12:29 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 18 replies
    Time ^ | January 30, 2016 | Alex Altman/
    Heres how the principles of Texas Hold Em explain Trumps early success Be unpredictable. Trumps campaign seems guided more by emotion than reason, though clearly there’s a method to the madness. His erratic behavior makes it difficult for opponents to formulate a plan of attack. Be aggressive. There are two ways to win a pot in poker: hold the best hand at showdown, or force your opponent to fold. As a result, most of his opponents have decided that its safer to fold than to risk it all—and the timid approach left Trump in the catbird seat. Play the man,...
  • A Political Realignment 10 Years in the Making

    01/31/2016 2:02:30 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 21 replies
    REAL CLEAR POLITICS ^ | January 31,2016 | Salena Zito
    America doesn't need two secular, cosmopolitan parties. Trump's secret is that he has found an unoccupied space to practice politics. Call it the politically incorrect, moderately traditionalist, main-street economics zone, where winners and losers exist (just as in the real world) and it is not a crime to believe unabashedly in American greatness. Trump has stoked xenophobic fears and used his crass showmanship to mark out this territory. His tactics of strong demagoguery make it completely understandable to lament his success. Yet, in order for our political system to work, people must feel as if they have real choices that...
  • GOP braces for Trump Iowa result

    01/31/2016 5:53:21 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 22 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 30,2016 | Alexander Bolton
    are anxiously awaiting the Iowa caucuses on Monday to find out if Donald Trump is the real deal or simply a media-hyped mirage. GOP strategists expect between 150,000 and 185,000 voters will turn out, according to one senator who reviewed campaign projections. A big turnout would bode well for Trump who is expected to perform strongly among first-time voters. Only a few months ago GOP senators were predicting that Trump would fade away, but with the first contest of the presidential primary only days away, they admit he has a good shot at winning the nomination. One Republican senator, who...
  • VIDEO: Bill Clinton’s voice frail, hand quivers during attacks on Sanders

    01/30/2016 2:13:13 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 50 replies
    The American Mirror ^ | January 30, 2016 | OLAF EKBERG
    Perhaps Americans should be more worried about the seemingly frail and sickly Bill and Hillary Clinton, and less so about their 74-year-old rival Bernie Sanders. During an appearance in Fairfield, Iowa Friday, KTVO reports Clinton was much more direct today in attacking his wife’s chief opponent in the race, Bernie Sanders, than at a Thursday rally. Who will do the most to make you a part of the future that the president painted in the State of the Union, Clinton said, his voice quivering. “How are we going to do it and who’s the best change maker to do it?...
  • With Record Turnout In Sight, Donald Trump Is Closing In On An Unnerving Victory In Iowa

    01/30/2016 8:17:05 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 88 replies
    Huffpost Politics ^ | January 29, 2016 | Scott Conroy
    The Republican front-runner has secured his standing, as Ted Cruz has faltered. Its probably too soon to run for the hills just yet. But if youre worried about the possibility that the nuclear launch codes might a year from now be in the hands of a megalomaniacal strongman with a tenuous grip on reality, the scene on the ground in Iowa with just three days to go until the caucuses won't make you feel much better. Donald Trump appears poised to notch a major victory in the first electoral test of the year -- a win that would further launch...
  • REPORTER: DOJ, FBI “SUPER PISSED OFF” at Obama White House Over Clinton Investigation (Video)

    01/30/2016 8:06:43 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 73 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | January 29, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    On Friday White Press Secretary Josh Earnest told reporters some officials at the FBI have said Hillary Clinton is not a target of the current investigation. These latest comments by the Obama White House reportedly have FBI and Justice Department officials “Super Pissed Off.” Catherine Herridge reported: That statement by Josh Earnest has got the back up of our contacts at the FBI and Justice Department for two reasons… They are SUPER PISSED OFF to use a technical term. Number one, Josh Earnest has absolutely no clearance or visibility in the FBI investigation. Number two, they say it really seems...