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  • Here’s why I’m leaving the Democratic Party

    05/21/2016 7:09:39 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 48 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | May 20,2016 | Shaun King
    Many of you aren't religious, so please forgive me for recalling my roots as a preacher and starting us off with a simple verse of scripture. "The love of money is the root of all kinds of evil." - 1 Timothy 6:10, The New Testament of the Bible Clinton's refusal to release the transcripts of her speeches to Goldman Sachs was the straw that broke the camel's back for me. Her indignant and irrational excuses made no sense — particularly in light of the reports stating that the transcripts would ruin her campaign and made her sound like an executive...
  • Hillary Campaign Accused ofCheating in Kentucky Primary– 4,000 Votes Scratched to Give Hillary Win

    05/21/2016 6:42:01 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 6 replies
    GP ^ | May 20,2016 | Jim Hoft
    In Pike County Kentucky, card readers reportedly malfunctioned and votes were fully erased. The Pike County Clerk’s office told local Kentucky station WKYT there were issues with one of their card readers which caused a delay in the numbers and as a result, the AP then erased Sanders’ votes, pushing Hillary to the lead by over
  • Clinton Scandals: Is The Family’s Charitable Foundation A Fraud?

    05/20/2016 6:02:37 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 25 replies
    Getting rich isn’t a crime. But it might be if you did it in the guise of being a tax-free humanitarian charity, interested only in the betterment of humankind. Peter Schweizer, in his 2015 book “Clinton Cash,” documented how “during Hillary’s years of public service, the Clintons have conducted or facilitated hundreds of large transactions (either as private citizens or government officials) with foreign governments, corporations and private financiers.” These deals put millions in the Clintons’ pockets through lucrative speaking arrangements or by donations to the Clinton Foundation. And the sums, says Schweizer, were “staggering.” More troubling, Schweizer noted, is...
  • #NeverTrump Elites Launch Pro-Amnesty, Pro-Trans Pacific Trade, Anti-Trump ‘Renegade Party’

    05/17/2016 8:27:42 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 71 replies
    GP ^ | May 17,2016 | Jim Hoft
    On Tuesday #NeverTrumper Bill Kristol went on Newsmax TV and announced he was naming his anti-Trump protest party the Renegade Party. Republican elites want a candidate that is pro-amnesty, pro-Trans Pacific Trade agreement, and anti-Trump. The voters want Trump. The elites don’t. I’d assumed the new party should be called the New Federalist Party or The New Whig Party. But now I’m thinking, The Renegade Party… — Bill Kristol (@BillKristol) May 17, 2016 Today Kristol’s Renegade Party Twitter account was launched. Only around 2,000 people are following the renegades. It’s a movement. The principles that have made America the greatest...
  • More Republicans Trust Donald Trump Over Paul Ryan

    05/17/2016 4:33:11 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 23 replies
    NBC, The Hill on Gateway Pundit ^ | May 17,2016 | By Lisa Hagen Jim Hoft
    Six in ten Republican voters say they trust Donald Trump over Speaker Paul Ryan according to a new NBC News/SurveyMonkey poll. The Hill reported: More than half of Republican voters trust presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump to lead the party over Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), a new national poll released Tuesday finds. A NBC News/SurveyMonkey online tracking poll found that six in 10 Republicans and GOP-leaners trust Trump more than the speaker, while only four in 10 trust Ryan more. Republicans who describe themselves as very conservative are more trusting of Trump than of Ryan — 63 to 34 percent...
  • Mark Steyn: Hillary Presidency Will Make US 'Banana Republic'

    05/16/2016 7:52:08 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 37 replies
    Newsmax ^ | May 16,2016 | By Greg Richter
    Conservative columnist Mark Steyn on Monday said that "nominal Republicans" who say they will vote for Democrat Hillary Clinton over presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump for president are acting "insane." Steyn, guest hosting on "The Rush Limbaugh Show," was especially disappointed with two of his friends, satirist P.J. O'Rourke and Max Boot, who was Steyn's editor at The Wall Street Journal. The two have said they would vote for Clinton instead of Trump over foreign policy issues. "Hillary is the embodiment of corruption and, therefore, the death of the republic," Steyn said. "To decide for someone on the take from...
  • Newborn bison calf euthanized after visitors at Yellowstone National Park put it in their SUV

    05/16/2016 7:32:11 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 124 replies
    The Denver Channel ^ | May 16,2016 | Anica Padilla
    HELENA, Mont. - A newborn bison had to be euthanized after visitors at Yellowstone National Park put the calf in the back of their SUV, National Park Service officials confirmed Monday. The visitors put the calf in their vehicle last week because of their "misplaced concern" for the animal, officials said in a statement. The father and son reportedly put it in their SUV and drove it to a ranger station because they thought it was too cold. " These actions... resulted in the death of a newborn bison calf," officials stated. "...interference by people can cause mothers to reject...
  • Hugh Hewitt: Donald Trump Is A Disruptive Innovator

    05/16/2016 4:40:31 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 86 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 16,2016 | Pam Key
    Hewitt said, “I did have Reince on my radio show this morning. I agree with him—this campaign is so fundamentally different it’s hard to gauge who cares what about anything. There’s a great book out there, it’s probably the most important business book of the last twenty years, by Clayton Christensen at Harvard Business School, called the Innovator’s Dilemma. It talks about the fact that sometimes customers are overwhelmed by disruptive innovators. Donald Trump is that. He has interrupted everything about this cycle. And media has trouble. “President Obama and Hillary Clinton has trouble figuring out what to do with...
  • Domino's saves life of loyal customer by realising he hadn't ordered pizza for 11 days

    05/15/2016 7:41:54 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 14 replies ^ | May 15,2016 | SCOTT CAMPBELL
    A Domino's driver saved the life of a regular customer after staff became worried because he didn't place an order for 11 days. Kirk Alexander suddenly stopped requesting regular pizza deliveries from his local shop in Salem, Oregon. Staff were particularly concerned when he missed his usual Saturday night slot. General manager Sarah Fuller said: "It was weird, and not like him at all." She immediately sent a delivery driver to Alexander's house to check on him. The employee found the television and lights on but there was no answer at the door – so Fuller called police. She said:...
  • Tennessee girl allegedly abducted by uncle found safe by 2 'heroes,' official says

    05/12/2016 4:19:12 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 21 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 12,2016
    "Carlie is safe tonight because of an entire community pulling together with law enforcement to bring her home," Mark Gwyn, Director of the TBI, told reporters at a press conference Thursday evening. Gwyn said there are no indications that Carlie was harmed, but she is being taken to a hospital as a precaution to be examined. Gwyn said her safe return came after two men, Donnie Lawson and Roger Carpenter, were checking property as the TBI had asked people to do, when they found Carlie and her uncle on a trail only accessible by four-wheeler vehicles. Carpenter, a Baptist minister,...
  • Alligator bites off Florida man's forearm, Lakeland police say (Drugs)

    05/12/2016 3:42:44 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 45 replies
    Clickorlandmo ^ | May 12,2016 | By Michelle Dendy
    Cops: Man jumped into lake to avoid police during psychological episode Lakeland police said they were called to a home on Long Lake Circle at 8:30 p.m. by a woman who said her 21-year-old son needed psychological help and was having an "episode." The man ran into a wooded area behind their apartment and his mother said she wanted help getting him taken into custody under the Baker Act, according to police. The Lakeland Police Department enlisted the help of the Polk County Sheriff's Office helicopter and K-9 to search the area. At 9:52 p.m., PCSO's helicopter crew said they...
  • Bill Clinton campaigns — in a hallway?

    05/12/2016 3:28:46 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 21 replies
    American Mirror ^ | May 12,2016 | KYLE OLSON
    The lack of enthusiasm for Hillary Clinton’s candidacy is on full display in Kentucky at this hour. Local media is reporting there will potentially be a very small crowd for Bill Clinton in Owensboro this morning. While campaigns like to show off massive lines of people clamoring to get in the doors, the Clinton campaign will likely be doing their best to ignore this one. 44 News’ Amanda Chodnicki tweeted this video of the handful of fans waiting outside the Winchester Center. Her video shows 21 people waiting in line. Chodnicki interviewed some in the line and “they were confused...
  • Illegal Aliens Sentenced For Beating Elderly Minnesota Farmer to Death

    05/11/2016 10:01:29 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 11,2016 | Katie McHugh
    Local news stories simply identify the two illegal alien criminals as “men.” Two illegal aliens will spend decades in prison after tying up a 90-year-old farmer in Minnesota and beating him to death last April. Reinol Vergara and Edson Benitez pled guilty to second-degree murder and assisting to second degree murder. “They left him helpless on his living room flow as they ransacked his home, as he was bleeding to death, they cut the phone line and left him for dead,” Carver County Attorney Mark Metz said at the sentencing, ABC 5 Eyewitness News reports. The alien killers preyed on...
  • Trump Turns to Kudlow, Moore to Rewrite Tax Plan. (Tweak)

    05/11/2016 7:00:11 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 36 replies
    Newsmax ^ | May 11, 2016
    Economist and CNBC host Kudlow tells Politico the changes he and Moore are recommending are just "tweaking" Trump's original plan, but the Tax Foundation now estimates those revisions would expand the deficit by $3.8 trillion. "The full effect of all the things we talked about would have a very important reduction in the deficit," Kudlow tells Politico. "The economic growth would be increased, as would jobs and wages." Trump's initial plan included eliminating federal income taxes for individuals making less than $25,000 and for married couples earning below $50,000, slashing the highest income tax rate from 39.6 percent to 25...
  • Clueless Republicans Don't Realize It's the Democrats Who Have the Problem

    05/11/2016 5:30:37 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 10 replies
    PJ Media ^ | May 10,2016 | BY ROGER L SIMON
    It is the Democrats, not the Republicans, that have the problem, but you wouldn't know it if you watched, say, The Kelly File or had your Internet perpetually wired to National Review or The Weekly Standard, where the writing is as elegant as the thinking, these days, is often fuzzy. The Democrats are fighting a real war of ideas, disreputable though those ideas may be, while the Republicans fight a status war among themselves, a battle over control, not, except in the margins, over ideology. Am I wrong? Remind me again where Trump, at least currently, is not a conservative?...
  • Dead heat: Trump, Clinton tied in 3 swing-state polls

    05/10/2016 7:16:28 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 42 replies
    Politico ^ | May 10,2016 | Nick Gass
    Buckle up for the next six months: Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are effectively tied in the swing states of Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania, according to the results of a Quinnipiac University survey released Tuesday. Split along lines of gender, race and age, the presumptive Republican nominee and the likely Democratic nominee appear poised for tight battles in those states, though Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders performs better against Trump than Clinton does and is also seen more favorably by voters in all three states. No presidential candidate has won an election since 1960 without winning at least two of the...
  • Trump to Ed Klein: Being 'Rebel' Won't Work, I'll Make Nice with GOP Establishment

    05/09/2016 7:22:10 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 58 replies
    Newsmax ^ | May 9,2016 | By Greg Richter
    Presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump says he will seek to get along with House Speaker Paul Ryan and other party leaders for the general election, Ed Klein writes in a blog post to be published Tuesday. "I first thought I might be better off without Ryan and the support of the party," Klein quotes Trump. "I've done great as a rebel up to now with fantastic crowds everywhere, and for a time I was going to play the meeting in Washington as a rebel." But Trump told Klein that while being a rebel in the primary season is fine, the...
  • Trump Must Prove that He Can Do the Job

    05/08/2016 9:38:15 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 92 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | May 8,2016 | Larry Kudlow
    With a serious purpose, demeanor, and policy. He has a strong economic-growth plan. He just told CNBC, "We are lowering taxes very substantially and we're going to be getting rid of a tremendous amount of regulations." On trade, he needs a coherent message that rules out protectionism. In his recent foreign-policy speech he talked up negotiations. The master of the art of the deal would be very good at that when it comes to trade. There's no need for huge tariffs. The goal here is to tear down foreign trade barriers and make China and others play by the rules....
  • The ‘Never Trump’ Pouters

    05/08/2016 8:02:40 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 76 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 8,2016 | David Horowitz
    In opposing the clear choice of the Republican primary electorate, the “Never Trump” crowd is simply displaying their contempt for the most politically active Republican voters. This contempt was dramatically displayed during a CNN segment with Trump’s spokeswoman, Katrina Pierson, and Bill Kristol, the self-appointed guru of a Third Party movement whose only result can be to split the Republican ticket and provide Hillary with her best shot at the presidency. Pierson urged Kristol to help unify the Party behind its presumptive nominee. Kristol grinned and answered her: “You want leaders to become followers.” Could there be a more arrogant...
  • Kellyanne Conway on Paul Ryan: In 2012 He ‘Lost His Home State of Wisconsin By Almost 7 Points

    05/08/2016 7:27:34 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 44 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 8,2016 | Jeff Poor
    Bill Bennett said this, “it’s not the time to be out there demanding all these things, trying to get Trump to suddenly become Reagan. Now is the time to surround him with good people You said something interesting during the break. You said this is generational in the conservative movement. Explain. CONWAY: Some of it is. You now have John McCain saying he’ll vote for Donald Trump. TODD: Bob Dole. CONWAY: Bob Dole, Newt Gingrich, Bill Bennett now. It is somewhat generational for them. They recognize hat it’s healthy for a party going through some growing pains to actually shed...
  • The House and the Trump Factor

    05/08/2016 6:32:10 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 13 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | May 8,2016 | Salena Zito
    What does all of this mean to Republican chances of retaining their congressional majorities? The short answer is that, if anyone says they know, then they're peddling salt. The one thing everyone should glean from this cycle is simple — never promise to deliver what you can't, and always deliver what you promise.
  • In a down-on-its-luck Oregon mill town, the savior they're waiting for is Donald Trump

    05/08/2016 8:15:57 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 20 replies
    LA Times ^ | May 2,2016 | Nigel Duara
    “We have what we need to stay in business right here,” Jones says, pointing to the lush pine and cedar forests that surround this town of 1,800 people on the northwest slope of the Siskiyou mountain range. “But we can't get out there to cut it down because one agency won't talk to another one, or the environmentalists tie it up in court.” Then a series of environmental lawsuits in the 1980s and early 1990s brought new federal restrictions on logging from public lands. To keep timber-dependent counties afloat, the federal government offered money to replace the taxes they lost,...
  • Donald Trump is giving the over-educated geeks who run the world a sharp lesson in reality

    05/07/2016 7:05:14 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 47 replies
    Telegraph uk ^ | Friday 6 MAY 2016 | TIM NEWARK
    How we can re-balance our society to meet these needs should be the primary concern for the pointy-heads who call themselves politicians and want to brush under the carpet issues of immigration and blue-collar unemployment. Trump is addressing this brilliantly and reaping the electoral success. I have no doubt that he will trash the outdated views of the Geek-in-Chief Hillary Clinton and become President. Like Reagan before him, Trump is the great communicator of his time, and while his style might not be to everyone’s taste he is in sync with the zeitgeist. He is bringing back disgruntled voters who...
  • Pat Buchanan: Bush Republicanism Is Dead

    05/07/2016 5:49:42 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 46 replies
    Breitbart ^ | MAy 7,2016
    Trump won the nomination, he won the argument, and he won the debate. The party is now with Trump — on the issues. For GOP elites, there can be no going back to what the grass roots rejected. What does this suggest for Trump himself? While he ought to keep an open door to those he defeated, the greatest mistake he could make would be to seek the support of the establishment he crushed by compromising on the issues that brought out his crowds and brought him his victories and nomination. Given Trump’s negatives, the Beltway punditocracy is writing him...
  • Donald Trump, the centrist, has attracted an army of disaffected patriots

    05/07/2016 5:41:30 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 15 replies
    NAtional Post ^ | May 6,2016 | Conrad Black
    She is having inexplicable difficulties with the septuagenarian former Stalinist kibbutzim, Sen. Bernie Sanders, and 70 per cent of the country finds her untrustworthy. She will have to deal with her speech of apology to the Muslims, her inaction while the ambassador to Libya was murdered, the serious legal problems with her emails, and her many recorded misstatements, such as that she was fired on by snipers in Bosnia, a conjuration she blamed on “jet lag.” Trump has steadily outperformed his polls and the primaries show that he has attracted very large numbers of generally politically inactive voters and working-class...
  • Byron York: What does Paul Ryan want from Donald Trump?

    05/06/2016 7:55:56 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 51 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | MAy 6,2017 | BYron York
    Ryan's stand carries significant risk. With no competition, Trump is going to win more primaries, and pile up more votes, by the time of the convention. If Ryan changes course and supports Trump without some truly meaningful concession from the nominee, Ryan will look weak. If he opposes Trump the whole way, he'll anger a lot of people in his own party. At the moment, Trump does not appear inclined to accommodate Ryan. Shortly after the CNN interview aired, Trump released a statement saying, "I am not ready to support Speaker Ryan's agenda. Perhaps in the future we can work...
  • Former VP DICK CHENEY: I Will Support GOP Nominee

    05/06/2016 4:43:57 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 24 replies
    GP ^ | May 6,2016 | Jim Hoft
    Former Vice President Dick Cheney will support Donald Trump, he told CNN Friday, an important move as the presumptive Republican nominee is encountering intense resistance from senior members of his own party. Cheney told CNN Special Correspondent Jamie Gangel that he has always supported the GOP nominee and will do so this year as well. The announcement makes Cheney one of the few Republican Party elders to announce their support of Trump and comes a day after House Speaker Paul Ryan told CNN he is “just not ready” to back Trump. Former President George W. Bush, who Cheney served, said...
  • Ten reasons why the Trump Train's given the Washington elite the spanking it deserves- and

    05/05/2016 9:13:00 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 10 replies
    MAILONLINE ^ | May 4,2016 | By PIERS MORGAN
    Unstoppable? A massive, highly-toxic locomotive roars out of control, threatening to cause devastating havoc. To start with, nobody takes the threat seriously; it’s deemed a ‘coaster’ that can be easily stopped. But by the time the rescue team catches up with it, the train’s running on full power and has accelerated to maximum speed. At this point, the horrified experts consider deliberate derailment. The result? The train, by now a steaming, hooting, hissing beast, simply charges through the attempted derailment. I won’t spoil the ending for those who haven’t watched it. Regardless of whether you agree with him or not...
  • Police Arrest Man Who Allegedly Put a Python in His Pants at a Pet Store

    05/04/2016 8:15:58 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 4,2017 | by JEROME HUDSON
    A Florida man was arrested Monday and is facing charges for allegedly attempting to steal a snake from a Saint Petersburg pet store. Pinellas County deputies said the suspect, identified as Travis Treder, walked into an Animal House Pet Center and stuffed a baby python down his pants. Employees of the pet center saw Treder attempting to steal the snake and tried to stop him from leaving the building. Police say Treder shoved a pet store worker to the ground. Pet store staff were, eventually, able to restrain the suspect, pinning him to the ground and tying him up with...
  • L.A. sees another sharp rise in homelessness and outdoor tents

    05/04/2016 7:06:02 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 26 replies
    LA Times ^ | May 4,2016 | Gale Holland and Peter Jamison
    Homelessness increased in the last year in the city and county of Los Angeles, leaving nearly 47,000 people in the streets and shelters despite an intensive federal push that slashed the ranks of homeless veterans by nearly a third, according to figures released Wednesday by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority. Nearly two-thirds of the homeless people tallied countywide, or 28,000, were in the city of Los Angeles, representing an 11% jump in January from a year earlier, a report from the agency stated. The county's homeless population grew 5.7%. The mayor's proposed budget earmarks $138 million for services as...
  • Michael Savage: Obama will sabotage economy on way out

    05/04/2016 5:04:31 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 26 replies
    WND ^ | May 3,2016
    Prior to his remarks about Obama’s final days in office, Savage told his listeners he believed Trump would defeat Clinton in a landslide, describing the former secretary of state, senator and first lady as “Fidel Castro in a dress.” If Donald Trump wins the Republican nomination and defeats likely Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in November, President Obama will sabotage the economy in his final months in office, predicts talk-radio host Michael Savage. “If Trump wins – and I think he will – there will be an economic crash,” Savage told listeners of his nationally syndicated show, “The Savage Nation,” Monday....
  • My Gut: Trump Beats Hillary in Landslide. (Rush)

    05/04/2016 3:06:32 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 123 replies
    Rush Limbaugh ^ | May 4,2016 | Rush
    But we'll get into all that. Let me give you one little thing: My instinctive feeling right now is that Trump is gonna win, beat Hillary badly, that it could be landslide proportions. I still don't think people understand why Trump won this. I don't think they understand at all the reason people support Trump. And the deeper people are entrenched in politics, and the more they are accustomed to the templates and the handbooks and the theories and the playbooks, the less they're gonna understand it. The more they try to plug Donald Trump and his campaign and his...
  • DONALD J. TRUMP WINS INDIANA. Diamond and Silk Love it!

    05/03/2016 7:50:31 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 17 replies
    YouTube ^ | May 3,2016
    DONALD J. TRUMP WINS INDIANA. Diamond and Silk Love it!
  • Trump: Something New under the Political Sun

    05/03/2016 3:31:54 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 42 replies
    To get a clearer idea of the feelings of Trump supporters, read the comments section following any mainstream news story that deals with race, class, and gender in politically correct fashion. A stream-of-consciousness litany of his supporters’ peeves, for good or ill, would run like this: The wrong people are in the news. Instead of generals, and small-business owners, and muscular workers, we instead see smarmy smart-asses, the pajama boys and mattress girls of the world of TV, who roll their eyes, wink about a joke only the anointed get, and smirk that what they say could have three different...
  • Rush: GOP Wants to 'Lose With Cruz' to Oust Conservatives

    05/03/2016 9:03:13 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 79 replies
    Newsmax ^ | May 2,2016 | By Greg Richter
    The Republican establishment would like nothing better than for Texas Sen. Ted Cruz to be the party nominee and then lose to likely Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh said Monday. The reason, Limbaugh believes, is that GOP leaders want to drive social conservatives out of the party for good. A Cruz defeat, they think, would do just that. The establishment believes Republicans will lose to Clinton whether they nominate Cruz or businessman Donald Trump, he said. "Therefore, the way they're thinking is it's better to lose with Cruz, 'cause that would say forever, 'No conservative...
  • Sports Authority Files for Bankruptcy: 450-Store Closure Could Leave 14,500 People Jobless

    05/02/2016 8:49:41 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 62 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 2,2016 | Jerome Hudson
    Outdoor apparel giant Sports Authority has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and the retail chain could close all or most of its 450 stores nationwide as it struggles to pay off a reported $1 billion debt. Sports Authority is “pursuing a sale of some or all of the business,” a company statement said. “We have received initial expressions of interest from a number of potential buyers, and we are optimistic about the results of the sale process.” Founded in 1928, the athletic apparel retailer was once the largest sporting goods chain in America. In the years after its 2006...
  • Report: Rubio won’t endorse Cruz because he doesn’t want it used against him in 2020

    05/02/2016 9:11:26 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 27 replies
    Hotair ^ | May 2,2016 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    Marco Rubio won’t be endorsing Ted Cruz during the Republican presidential primary, but he’s likely to back the Texas senator at a contested convention — if it gets that far… Rubio has already helped Cruz by renting him his fundraising list, calling him “the only conservative left in the race,” withdrawing his name from the primary ballot in select states so as not to siphon votes from Cruz and petitioning to hang on to some of the 171 delegates he won to keep them from going to Donald Trump… “Marco wants Donald to lose. If he thought his endorsement would...
  • The Inevitable Mr. Trump

    05/01/2016 8:25:09 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 12 replies
    National Interest ^ | APRIL 28,2017 | Conrad Black
    The election of Donald Trump as president is now a very reasonable possibility. Among its effects would be a salutary house-cleaning of the federal government, a process of renewal that would doubtless have lapses of taste and judgment, but that would revitalize American public life. The Bush dynasty was an accident of continuity following the very successful Reagan presidency, and it came to have a stifling influence on the Republican Party. The premature defeat of George H. W. Bush by Bill Clinton led to the even more precarious myth of the Bush-Clinton co-dynasty, as there was no excuse for Clinton...
  • Cruz, Trump and the Media. (RUSHH)

    04/30/2016 9:41:00 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 27 replies ^ | APRIL 29,2017 | RUsh
    But the point is that the media has ceased their primary objective of destroying Republicans when it comes to Trump. And instead they're propping him up. And the reason they are doing it is the media landscape is changing so fast. It's becoming so compartmentalized, it's becoming so niche that attracting massive, big audiences anymore is not possible because there's just too much competition. There are too many places people can go for news, their Facebook feed for many people is their primary news source, for example. But you can now stream whatever you want on your phone or your...
  • Pat Buchanan: Only an Act of God Can Stop Trump Now

    04/30/2016 6:43:19 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 56 replies
    Newsmax ^ | April 29,2016 | By Bill Hoffmann |
    The only obstacle that can prevent Donald Trump from clinching the Republican presidential nomination is an act of "divine intervention," veteran political commentator and two-time presidential candidate Patrick J. Buchanan tells Newsmax TV. "Trump is indeed the presumptive nominee as of now and if he wins Indiana, I don't see how he is stopped absent divine intervention," Buchanan said Friday to J.D. Hayworth on "Newsmax Prime." he only obstacle that can prevent Donald Trump from clinching the Republican presidential nomination is an act of "divine intervention," veteran political commentator and two-time presidential candidate Patrick J. Buchanan tells Newsmax TV. "Trump...
  • African-American Leader: Trump’s Message “Resonates” With Black Voters (VIDEO)

    04/30/2016 10:14:48 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 19 replies
    GP ^ | April 29,2016 | JIm Hoft
    Nikki Johnson-Huston: This election cycle I can tell you I’ve spoken with many black voters who say they are going to vote for Donald Trump. I can tell you in 2012 and 2008 I didn’t meet one African-American who said they would. Bill O’Reilly: So you think he will do better than Romney did? Nikki Johnson-Huston: Absolutely. Absolutely… I think the dirty little secret people aren’t talking about is the concerns of the working class, the white working class are also the same concerns the black working class have. Good jobs. Being able to take care of your family. Opportunity...
  • Dear Mainstream Media, Don't You Dare Whitewash Anti-Trump Violence

    04/30/2016 9:56:20 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 22 replies
    National Review ^ | April 29,2016 | by DAVID FRENCH
    Just imagine for a moment the shrieking outrage if Trump supporters had tried to flip a car outside a Hillary Clinton rally. Imagine the fury at the sight of a bloody man wearing a Hillary shirt. So how did the mainstream media cover the anti-Trump riot? Hot Air’s Larry O’Connor has the details: Check out the LA Times headline: Protests rage outside Trump rally in Orange County; 17 arrested, police car smashed. Maybe it’s me, but if your headline includes the phrase: “police car smashed,” perhaps you should go ahead and call it a riot and not the benign and...
  • Simple Patriotism Trumps Ideology

    04/28/2016 8:08:04 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 22 replies
    You could see this aspect of Trumpism—I’m about America, end of story—in his much-discussed foreign-policy speech this week. I have found pretty much everything said about it to be true. It was long, occasionally awkward-sounding and sometimes contradictory. It was interesting nonetheless. He was trying to blend into a coherent whole what he’s previously said when popping off on the hustings. He was trying to establish that there’s a theme to the pudding. He was also trying to reassure potential supporters that he is actually serious, that he does have a foreign-policy framework as opposed to just a grab bag...
  • Italy's 'big babies': court orders father to pay for upkeep of 28-year-old son

    04/27/2016 7:16:47 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 20 replies
    UK Telegraph ^ | April 27,2016 | Nick Squires
    An Italian court has ordered a middle-aged father to keep supporting his 28-year-old son through university, after he turned to the law to try and force his offspring to get a job. The case underlines the country's problem with "bamboccioni" - spoilt "big babies" who refuse to leave home and instead sponge off their parents. The father had gone to court to argue that he should no longer be obliged to support his son, challenging one of the conditions of his divorce settlement, which had ruled that he must pay for the young man’s tertiary education. The son completed a...
  • Stephen Hayes: GOP Elites Will Look for 3rd Party Candidate if Cruz Can’t Win Indiana

    Here we go… Establishment Republican and Never-Trumper Stephen Hayes from the anti-Trump Weekly Standard was having a difficult time Tuesday night after Donald Trump won all five east coast primaries by huge margins. Steve says GOP elites will look for a third party candidate if Cruz cannot defeat Trump in Indiana next week
  • State Employees To Work Two-Day Week To Save Energy

    04/26/2016 6:03:22 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 13 replies
    OANN ^ | April 26,2016 | By Andrew Cawthorne and Daniel Kai
    CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s socialist government ordered public workers on Tuesday to work a two-day week as an energy-saving measure in the crisis-hit South American OPEC country. President Nicolas Maduro had already given most of Venezuela’s 2.8 million state employees Fridays off during April and May to cut down on electricity consumption. “From tomorrow, for at least two weeks, we are going to have Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays as non-working days for the public sector,” Maduro said on his weekly television program. Full salaries will still be paid despite the two-day week. Critics have derided Maduro for giving state employees...
  • Democrats Worried as Union Members Support for Trump Tops Support for Hillary and Bernie Combined

    04/26/2016 5:45:37 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 31 replies
    GP ^ | April 26,201) | Jim Hoft
    “While most of Trump’s support comes from the staunch Republican base, one in four Democrats who chose a candidate showed a preference for Trump,” said Working America’s report. The majority of respondents said they supported the candidate because of his pugnacious personality rather than for, say, his position on trade. On Tuesday, Jared Szczesny, a card-carrying member of the United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America Union (UAW), will cast his vote for Trump in Pennsylvania’s primary. In 2008 and 2012, UAW endorsed President Obama. This time UAW has yet to endorse a candidate, but is likely to...
  • Judge Napolitano says FBI has “overwhelming” evidence to indict and convict Clinton

    04/24/2016 2:45:32 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 141 replies
    Hot Air ^ | April 24, 2016 | JAZZ SHAW
    On “The O’Reilly Factor” last night, Judge Andrew Napolitano said the FBI is in the final stages of its investigation into Hillary Clinton and her private email server, and he believes the agency has more than enough evidence to indict and convict her… “The evidence of her guilt is overwhelming,” Judge Napolitano stated. “And the FBI knows a lot more about it than I do.” He said he is “100-percent certain” that the FBI has enough evidence to indict and convict. Whether they do or not, however, is another issue and a politically-charged one, Judge Napolitano added. Judge Andrew Napolitano...
  • Mattis: 'I Don't Understand' Speculation about Presidential Run

    04/23/2016 2:17:41 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 22 replies ^ | April 22,2016 | by Hope Hodge Seck
    "It's been going on for 15 months. Since coming back from overseas, this is more of a foreign country than the places overseas," he said. "I don't understand it. It's like America has lost faith in rational thought." He declined to comment on the current field of candidates, saying that 40 years as a naval officer had ingrained in him an aversion to taking a partisan stance. Congress, too, has failed, Mattis said. It had neglected to put in place "standby" economic sanctions to inflict if Iran did not keep its end of the nuclear deal, he said, and had...
  • How the out-of-touch media missed Donald Trump's rise

    04/23/2016 9:02:08 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 38 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | April 23, 2016 | EDDIE SCARRY
    In an appearance on CNN in March, Philadelphia Daily News columnist Will Bunch said that "too much of our, at least, mainstream elite media news coverage is driven by columnists and pundits who aren't out in the field. They're talking to the consultant class at places like the Capital Grill and [with] consultants who are fighting the last war, who expected Trump to collapse. Bunch chided the media for having a blindspot to the places where Trump was receiving support. "The truth is if they'd gone out to places like Kentucky … these people are happy to talk, and what...