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  • MYTH BUSTED: Actually, Yes, Hitler Was a Socialist Liberal

    02/09/2016 2:07:44 PM PST · by Torcert · 18 replies
    Louder with Crowder ^ | January 28 2016 | Courtney Kirchoff
    A favorite tactic employed by leftists is to describe the Nazis as “right wing,” with Adolf Hitler, their leader, as the grand leader of this “right wing” movement. Rewriting history is pretty common for leftists, as their history is littered with injustice (the KKK was founded by Democrats, did you know?). Injustices they claim to fight against today. Awkward. But thanks to this nifty thing called “history” in combination with “the internet,” we can bust this myth once and for all. Thoroughly. Or until a leftist insists on ignoring it. Then we’ll hold them down and tape their eyes open....
  • Black Lives Matter activist 'shoots himself to death on the steps of the Ohio statehouse'

    02/09/2016 1:54:49 PM PST · by maddog55 · 33 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 09:58 EST, 9 February 2016 | Alexandra Klausner
    A Black Lives Matter activist killed himself on the steps of the Ohio Statehouse, say the authorities. State Highway Patrol officials tell the Columbus Dispatch that MarShawn M. McCarrel II, 23, shot himself outside the front door of the Statehouse on Monday evening. Lt. Craig Cvetan says McCarrel , who was from the Columbus suburb of Franklin Township, died at the scene. He was not a state employee. Cvetan says it's unclear why McCarrel killed himself. 'We don't have any evidence to know the reason why he did it,' Cvetan said. Authorities say nobody saw the shooting, but the man...
  • Police raid in German village after 'ISIS commander' living there gives a TV interview

    02/09/2016 1:26:46 PM PST · by Tennessee Nana · 13 replies
    DailyMail ^ | February 9, 2016 | Simon Tomlinson
    Police carried out anti-terror raids in a German village after a TV station interviewed a refugee suspected of being an ISIS commander. Officers searched the homes of two men living in migrant housing in Sankt Johann, near the western city of Mainz, after they were accused of being part of an extremist organisation. It came after Spiegel TV reported that it had tracked down one of the men, a 32-year-old Syrian which it claimed was an former ISIS commander. The suspect, named only as Bassam, allegedly fought with ISIS in the eastern Syrian city of Deir ez-Zor before leaving via...
  • Judge orders State Dept. to speed up Clinton emails: ‘Unreasonably long’

    02/09/2016 12:55:59 PM PST · by jazusamo · 21 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | February 9, 2016 | Stephen Dinan
    A federal judge told the State Department to speed up the final release of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's emails, saying the voting public has an interest in seeing them as the primaries are underway. Judge Rudolph Contreras said the government is taking an "unreasonably long" time processing the messages and is already more than a week overdue on making them all public -- and said he didn't like being told speeding up could hurt national security. "Government has me between a rock and a hard place," he said.
  • Fox News Accidentally Announces Trump the Winner of New Hampshire

    02/09/2016 12:53:14 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 43 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.
  • Iowa Democrats stonewalling on vote totals, but past numbers were available

    02/09/2016 12:30:51 PM PST · by McGruff · 11 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 9, 2015 | Howard Kurtz
    After the ridiculously close squeaker in the Iowa caucuses, the state's Democratic Party said it couldn't release the raw vote totals for Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. That simply isn't how they do business, party officials insisted. Even after they audited the results this week, Iowa Democratic officials would say only that Clinton won 49.84 percent of the vote and Sanders 49.59 percent, reducing her margin slightly to a quarter of a point. Sanders has called for the raw vote totals to be released. The state party says that's not the way it conducts the caucuses. And the press has...
  • Hillary Clinton to New Hampshire Voters: Don’t Worry, You Don’t Need An ID!

    02/09/2016 12:08:47 PM PST · by PROCON · 24 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Feb. 9, 2016 | PATRICK HOWLEY
    Hillary Clinton's campaign assures people in New Hampshire that they do not need a valid photo ID in order to vote in the state's Democratic primary. Clinton promoted on Twitter a page on her website called "What you need to know before the New Hampshire primary." "If you have one of these types of photo ID, bring it with you to the polls: A driver's license from any state; a non-driver's ID from any state; a U.S. Military ID; U.S. passport; another photo ID containing your name and photograph that the election official determines is acceptable; or a student ID...
  • What Clinton said in her paid speeches

    02/09/2016 11:22:42 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 18 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...
  • Obama’s final budget proposal calls for an almost 5 percent spending boost

    02/09/2016 11:11:29 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 19 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 02/09/2016 | Steven Mufson
    President Obama presented the final budget proposal of his presidency Tuesday, a $4.15 trillion package that he is calling "a roadmap to a future that embodies America’s values and aspirations." The proposal would boost total spending by 4.9 percent, mainly as a result of increases in mandatory programs, most notably Social Security, and a rise in interest payments on the national debt. ... House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (Wis.) said that "this isn’t even a budget so much as it is a progressive manual for growing the federal government at the expense of hardworking Americans." He said in a statement...
  • New Emails Show Classified Info on Non-Govt Accounts (Hillary/s Hamptons vacay a priority)

    02/09/2016 10:26:20 AM PST · by Liz · 32 replies
    judicialwatch.org ^ | 2/9/16 | Judicial Watch
    EMPHASIS ADDED Hillary Forwarded Huma Abedin Classified Info for Printing(Washington, DC) Judicial Watch released nearly 70 pages of State Dept records showing then Secy of State Clinton and Deputy Chiefs of Staff Huma Abedin and Jake Sullivan, received and sent classified information on their non-state.gov email accounts. The documents, also available on the State Department website, were obtained in response to a court order from a May 5, 2015, lawsuit filed against the State Department (Judicial Watch, Inc. v. U.S. Department of State (No. 1:15-cv-00684)) after it failed to respond to a March 18 FOIA request seeking: All emails of...
  • Bloomberg Suggests Banning Young Minority Males from Gun Ownership

    02/09/2016 10:12:46 AM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 73 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7 Feb 2015 | AWR Hawkins
    Speaking to the Aspen Institute on February 6, Michael Bloomberg said cities should ban young minority males from owning guns, both as an effort to reduce crime and to keep those minority males "alive."
  • Hillary Clinton: 'We now have driven costs down to the lowest they've been in 50 years'

    02/09/2016 9:38:50 AM PST · by GilGil · 24 replies
    Politifact ^ | 01/18/2016 | Eugene Emery
    Our ruling Clinton said during the debate, "We now have driven costs down to the lowest they've been in 50 years." Although the rate of growth has been at historic lows, the actual per-person cost of health care has increased steadily over the last half century. Only the rate of decline has slowed, a very different measure. The Clinton campaign acknowledges that the candidate misspoke. We rate her claim as False.
  • Fox News accidentally reports Donald Trump as the winner in New Hampshire

    02/09/2016 9:31:06 AM PST · by McGruff · 67 replies
    POLITICO ^ | February 9, 2015 | NOLAN D. MCCASKILL and HADAS GOLD
    Donald Trump won the New Hampshire primary Tuesday -- according to a premature Fox News report. Citing every precinct reporting, Fox News' website accidentally published election results declaring Trump the winner with 28 percent support and 14 delegates. "During routine testing in preparation for the New Hampshire primary a malfunction occurred which briefly showed errant data on our website," Fox News Chief Digital Officer Jeff Misenti said in a statement. "This error has been rectified. We apologize for any confusion this may have caused."
  • Accused deputy killer found incompetent to stand trial

    02/09/2016 9:02:40 AM PST · by Snickering Hound · 14 replies
    KTRK Houston ^ | 2-9-2016 | Jeff Ehling
    Shannon Miles will not stand trial for the murder of Harris County Deputy Darren Goforth any time soon. Prosecutors and defense attorneys agreed that Shannon Miles has been found incompetent to stand trial. Two sets of doctors, one from the state and another set hired by his defense attorneys, reached the same conclusion. Miles did not appear in court. Instead this was handled by his attorney. Miles' attorneys said they don't want him making statements that would jeopardize his case. Defense attorneys say their doctors say Miles is Pscitezopherenic and psychotic. Miles will be sent to a state hospital for...
  • Crystal City Texas News: Nearly All Council Officials Arrested on Felony Charges

    02/09/2016 8:24:42 AM PST · by jmcenanly · 14 replies
    NewsMax ^ | Tuesday, 09 Feb 2016 08:29 AM | Jonna Lorenz
    Crime took a big bite out of a small Texas town’s city hall last week when five top officials in Crystal City were arrested on federal corruption charges. Mayor Ricardo Lopez, city manager William James Jonas, council members Rogelio Mata and Roel Mata, and former council member Gilbert Urrabazo, as well as businessman An indictment handed down by a grand jury accuses the men of taking tens of thousands of dollars in bribes and helping Nguyen, the operator of an illegal gambling operation who goes by "Mr. T," according to The Post. Another council member, Marco Rodriguez, was arrested last...
  • Obama budget forecasts sharp increase in deficit in fiscal 2016

    02/09/2016 8:15:07 AM PST · by DCBryan1 · 16 replies
    CNBC ^ | 09 FEB 16 | Staff
    President Barack Obama is sending Congress his eighth and final budget, proposing to spend a record $4.1 trillion on a number of initiatives. They include launching a new war on cancer, combating global warming and fighting growing threats from ISIS terrorists. The new spending plan, for the budget year that begins Oct. 1 -- just 3 1/2 months before he leaves office -- is facing heavy fire from Republicans who hope to capture the White House. The proposal had dim prospects of winning approval in a Republican-controlled Congress. In all, Obama's budget would increase taxes by $2.6 trillion over the...
  • Ammon Bundy calls for elected officials' support

    02/09/2016 7:02:54 AM PST · by redreno · 2 replies
    http://www.reviewjournal.com ^ | February 8, 2016 - 10:04pm | By Colton Lochhead and Marian Green
    The jailed leader of the occupation of a wildlife refuge in Oregon has called on elected officials from mostly Western states to voice support for free speech and civil disobedience and to visit their constituents in federal custody. At least one Nevada lawmaker , state Assemblywoman Michele Fiore , is answering the call. "It is your duty to hold federal agencies at bay, protecting the people in your state," occupation leader Ammon Bundy said according to the transcript of a telephone call he made Saturday from jail and released by one of his lawyers Monday.
  • There's been a boom in driver's licenses issued to immigrants here illegally

    02/09/2016 6:56:38 AM PST · by Dallas59 · 17 replies
    LA Times ^ | 2/8/2016 | Tatiana Sanchez
    Judith Benitez had gone most of her adult life without knowing how to drive. The 35-year-old woman from Mexico who is in the U.S. illegally would ask family members for rides to pick up her children from school. Trips to the grocery store or the doctor's office were complicated. That changed last year when Assembly Bill 60 was implemented, granting people in the country illegally the right to obtain driver's licenses in California. Benitez, who lives in Lemon Grove, learned to drive and was among those in line at the Department of Motor Vehicles the day the law took effect.
  • Seven Facts About the Black Panther Party Amid Beyoncé Super Bowl Tribute

    02/09/2016 6:25:41 AM PST · by rktman · 14 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 2/8/2016 | Jerome Hudson
    The part-socialist, part-black nationalist Black Panther Party is headline news again, thanks to Beyonce's Super Bowl 50 halftime show performance of her song "Formation,"-"a big wet kiss to Black Lives Matter" that pays tribute to the 1960s militant group. In the fall of 1966, the Black Panther Party was founded by left-wing militants Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale. Newton, like Seale, had several run-ins with police. He was convicted and sentenced to 30 years in prison for the shooting death of an Oakland police officer. Publicity around his arrest and the popularity of "Free Newton" propaganda provided the public...
  • title:Fox News is Marco Rubio's Unofficial Super-Pac and Using Megyn Kelly to Sell It

    02/09/2016 6:10:41 AM PST · by libstripper · 12 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | Feb. 8, 2016 | Sindance
    Tonight, in advance of the New Hampshire vote tomorrow, Megyn Kelly goes into full defense mode to protect Senator Marco Rubio from his horrible debate performance. You can watch the full-frontal effort HERE Immediately after interviewing Marco Rubio, she brings in who? Wait for it… wait for it…. Yep, Governor Chris Christie. Watch:
  • EXCLUSIVE – Geert Wilders: Stopping Islamic Immigration Is a Matter of Survival

    02/09/2016 5:48:47 AM PST · by rktman · 13 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 2/9/2016 | Geert Wilders
    In April last year, the renowned nonpartisan Pew Research Center released a report on the future growth of world religions. The content was shocking. The report states that, if current trends continue, Islam will almost equal Christianity by 2050. While the world's population is expected to rise by 35 per cent until the middle of this century, Islam will grow with a staggering 73 per cent.
  • BLM Lights Unattended Fires, Burns Cows Alive, Threatens Ranchers with Arrest if They Intervene

    02/09/2016 5:29:53 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 33 replies
    Daily Sheeple ^ | 2/8/2016 | Melissa Dykes
    (Watch videos at link) For all those people who believe everything the one-sided, agenda-driven mainstream media has reported on this issue, please take a look at reality. The Oregon patriot militia takeover of the wildlife refuge began after ranchers were unfairly RE-sentenced under terrorism statutes for controlled burning of vegetation on federal land. Less than two weeks after the Hammonds were resentenced to five years -- that's sentenced twice for the same instance of the same "crime" they already did time for, just under different statutes -- the Bureau of Land Management was filmed setting uncontrolled, unmonitored fires to land...
  • Canada: Liberals Turning Military Bases into Refugee Camps with Mosques, Qurans, Prayer Mats (etc)

    02/09/2016 5:17:31 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 13 replies
    Pamela Geller ^ | 2/8/2016 | Pamela Geller
    (Watch the video at link) This is unforgivable in light of what we have seen in Europe. Turning military bases into refugee camps complete with mosques is a stunning metaphor for what is going on as the sun sets on the West. "BREAKING: Liberals to build refugee camps on seven Canadian military bases -- Taxpayers will fund mosques, Korans" By Ezra Levant, The Rebel, February 8, 2016 The Canadian military has been ordered by Justin Trudeau's Liberals to draft plans to house more than 6,000 Muslim migrants on a long-term basis at military bases, according to documents obtained exclusively...
  • Trump and Eminent Domain [way to acquire property without using government force]

    02/09/2016 2:32:45 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 54 replies
    National Review ^ | February 9, 2015 | John R. Lott Jr.
    Memo to The Donald: There are ways to acquire property without using government force. "Eminent domain is an absolute necessity," said Donald Trump during Saturday's Republican presidential debate. "Without it," he claimed, "you wouldn't have roads, you wouldn't have hospitals, you wouldn't have anything. You wouldn't have schools, you wouldn't have bridges. You need eminent domain." In fact, though, we would still have roads, bridges, schools, and hospitals. It's a relatively new phenomenon for the government to seize property on behalf of private development projects. And yet, so very many of these projects somehow used to get done. Only one...
  • Cruz blocks nominees to the State Depart for a third time [Cruz's Senate "enemies?" help the cause]

    02/09/2016 2:09:17 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 34 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 8, 2015 | Jordain Carney
    ...Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), however, objected, and said he was doing so on behalf of Cruz, who has spent much of the last week campaigning in New Hampshire where he is trailing businessman Donald Trump ahead of Tuesday's primary. Klobuchar slammed Cruz after McConnell's move, saying the Texas Republican was the only remaining hurdle to getting the ambassador nominations confirmed. "We ask him to remove these holds. He has not voiced any concerns about these individual nominees. He voiced concerns about unrelated policy issues," she said, noting that Cruz hasn't been in the Senate to object to the...
  • Almost every official of small Texas city is arrested in federal corruption probe 'for accepting bri

    02/09/2016 1:26:58 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 36 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | February 8, 2015 | AP
    Almost every top official in a remote South Texas city was arrested on Thursday under a detailed federal indictment that accuses them of taking bribes from contractors and sending city workers to help an illegal gambling operator nicknamed Mr T. Crystal City's mayor, city manager, mayor pro tempore, one of three current councilmen and a former councilman were all arrested under an indictment obtained by the U.S. attorney's office in San Antonio, a spokesman for the U.S. attorney said. A second councilman is already charged in a separate case with smuggling Mexican immigrants. That leaves just one councilman not facing...
  • Is Elgin-O'Hare extension caught in political roadblock?

    02/09/2016 12:06:23 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 4 replies
    The Daily Herald ^ | January 14, 2016 | Marni Pyke
    A divide between the Illinois tollway and Chicago on the cost of airport land needed for the Elgin-O'Hare Expressway extension is threatening progress on the massive project, considered vital for the suburbs. An agreement to sell property on the western edge of O'Hare to the tollway at market value more than a decade ago has disintegrated, officials said, and the city's latest price tag of about $190 million is giving the tollway sticker-shock. "We've been negotiating for a long time. ... It's within the last couple of months I've realized how far apart we were," tollway Chairman Robert Schillerstrom said....
  • The FBI Arrested Almost All The Top Officials In This Texas Town

    02/08/2016 9:19:05 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 25 replies
    Refinery 29 ^ | February 8, 2016 | Meghan DeMaria
    The next few city council meetings in Crystal City, TX are going to be pretty quiet. On Thursday, FBI agents arrested a majority of the town's top officials, including the mayor, mayor pro tempore, city manager, and a current city council member, as well as a former council member, The Washington Post reports. FBI agents also arrested Ngoc Tri Nguyen, an alleged gambling operator, nicknamed "Mr. T." A federal indictment (PDF) accused the town officials of taking thousands of dollars in bribes, and of helping Nguyen run the illegal gambling operation. Ricardo Lopez, Crystal City's mayor, was accused of accepting...
  • Bill would make Obama’s birthday a state holiday

    02/08/2016 9:13:27 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 65 replies
    Reboot Illinois ^ | February 4, 2016 | Kevin Hoffman
    A bill introduced in the Illinois House would make Aug. 4, President Barack Obama’s birthday, a state holiday. State Rep. André Thapedi, D-Chicago, and three other Chicago-area Democratic lawmakers are sponsoring House Bill 4654, which was filed on Feb. 2. The legislation would make Obama’s birthday a legal holiday, meaning state offices and schools would be closed. From the bill: “The fourth day of August of each year shall be a legal holiday to be known as Barack Obama’s Birthday to be observed as a day on which to hold appropriate exercises in commemoration of our illustrious President. When August...
  • Teachers Criticized For Reporting Muslim Boy Who Wrote He Lives In ‘Terrorist House’ (UK - 1/16)

    02/08/2016 8:27:55 PM PST · by Faith Presses On · 7 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 1/20/16 | Alexa Santry
    A 10-year-old Muslim boy who attends school in Lancashire, England was questioned by police for writing that he lives in a "terrorist house" instead of a "terraced house," the BBC reports. The boy, whose identity is being concealed, was reported by his teachers in compliance with the country's Counter-Terrorism and Security Act of 2015, which encourages schools to report anyone "suspected of involvement in terrorism." The boy's family expressed their surprise and offense of the child's questioning, saying they originally thought it was "a joke." "You can imagine it happening to a 30-year-old man, but not to a young child,"...
  • Standing his ground (Jeb Bush used EM to take vet's property)

    02/08/2016 8:24:16 PM PST · by NKP_Vet · 9 replies
    http://www.sptimes.com ^ | March 1, 2005 | KELLEY BENHAM
    EAST OF NAPLES, TURN LEFT AT THE BUCKET - Once, the land under Jesse Hardy's feet was an underwater reef, and nobody owned it and nobody wanted it. Then it became more or less solid, part of South Florida. To the east, the Everglades grew drier and drier. To the west, a town called Naples crept closer and closer. In the 1970s, developers peddling paradise dug canals, built roads and carved the swamp into squares of empty promises. Too remote to be developed, it stayed pretty much abandoned, except for Hardy. Looking for an escape from Miami, he bought a...
  • FBI formally confirms its investigation of Hillary Clinton's email server

    02/08/2016 7:57:55 PM PST · by PghBaldy · 33 replies
    MSNBC ^ | February 8 | Pete Williams
    In a letter disclosed Monday in a federal court filing, the FBI confirms one of the world*s worst-kept secrets: It is looking into Hillary Clinton*s use of a private email server. Why say this at all, since it was widely known to be true? Because in August in response to a judge*s direction, the State Department asked the FBI for information about what it was up to. Sorry, the FBI said at the time, we can neither confirm nor deny the existence of any investigation.
  • Virginia lawmakers push to hold sanctuary cities liable for illegals’ crimes

    02/08/2016 7:30:44 PM PST · by jazusamo · 16 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | February 8, 2016 | Stephen Dinan & Anjali Shastry
    It's unclear whether any Virginia jurisdictions qualify as sanctuary cities, but the state legislature is determined to make sure none of them stray across the line, with Republican senators and delegates pushing to withhold money from those that refuse to cooperate -- and even considering making them have to pay restitution to those harmed by illegal immigrants within their borders. The House cleared a bill Monday that would require prisons and jails to honor all requests to transfer illegal immigrants to federal custody, as long as they aren't asked to hold the aliens beyond the time they'd normally be released....
  • FBI Makes It Official: Hillary Rodham Clinton Is Under Investigation

    February 8, 2016FBI Makes It Official: Hillary Rodham Clinton Is Under Investigation by Michael Walsh Just the thing to propel her into the New Hampshire primary tomorrow: In a letter disclosed Monday in a federal court filing, the FBI confirms one of the world's worst-kept secrets: It is looking into Hillary Clintons use of a private email server. Why say this at all, since it was widely known to be true? Because in August in response to a judge's direction, the State Department asked the FBI for information about what it was up to. Sorry, the FBI said at the...
  • Citing donations, critics say Lynch shouldn’t decide on Clinton probe

    02/08/2016 5:26:42 PM PST · by jazusamo · 16 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 8, 2016 | Julian Hattem
    Critics of the Obama administration say Attorney General Loretta Lynch should be disqualified from overseeing the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email server because of the more than $10,000 she has given to Democrats in recent years. With Republicans already calling for a special prosecutor to monitor the probe, conservatives are pouncing on the past campaign contributions as evidence of bias. "The latest assertion from her allies that Loretta Lynch is not 'political' is totally untrue," said David Bossie, the president of conservative advocacy organization Citizens United in a statement to The Hill. "In fact, she's been a regular financial contributor...
  • The sexist double standard behind why millennials love Bernie Sanders

    02/08/2016 5:17:07 PM PST · by Faith Presses On · 46 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 2/4/16 | Catherine Rampell
    Deploying Lena didn't work. Neither did shout-outs from Beyoncé, Kim, Ilana and Abbi, Ariana, Katy, Demi or either of the Amys. (snip) Why are so many young'uns feeling the Bern? I see two main reasons. The first is that, to millennials, Sanders's socialism is a feature, not a bug. Much of the current conversation about Sanders's "democratic socialism" is predicated on whether Americans can look past this supposedly toxic label. But millennials love Sanders not despite his socialism, but because of it. "Socialism" has never been a dirty word for the current cohort of youth, who either didn't live through...
  • Clinton, Sanders and why this is a dangerous moment for Democrats (Washington Post)

    02/08/2016 5:00:59 PM PST · by Faith Presses On · 16 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 2/7/16 | Ruth Marcus
    (snip) This is a tempting and dangerous moment for Democrats. The party has clearly become more liberal, reflecting the increasing polarization of both sides. According to the Pew Research Center, 41 percent of Democrats described themselves as liberal in 2015, compared with 27 percent in 2000. The share of Democrats identifying themselves as moderate fell from 43 percent in 2000 to 35 percent in 2015. The success of Sanders's full-throated progressivism among the party faithful is no surprise, especially in liberal-leaning Iowa and New Hampshire. But, notwithstanding the current head-to-head polls that he likes to cite, Sanders at the top...
  • Hillary can’t dodge Goldman Sachs questions forever (One-percenter holds back financial advice?)

    02/08/2016 4:18:01 PM PST · by Libloather · 22 replies
    NY Post ^ | 2/07/16
    **SNIP** Over the last 16 months, Clinton raked in at least $30 million - chiefly, the New York Times reports, from closed-to-the-press speeches to corporations, banks, etc. Care to bet on any other ex-secretary of state being so "lucky"? Interest in just what Clinton could deliver in exchange for such largesse has prompted many requests over the last year for transcripts. She has consistently refused. For the record, we doubt it's anything too shocking. Most likely, she just doesn't want to be outed as having been kissy-kissy with the likes of Goldman chief Lloyd Blankfein. Why give a gift to...
  • Albright at Clinton Rally: 'Special Place in Hell for Women Who Don't Help Each Other'

    02/08/2016 3:37:19 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 70 replies
    Weekly Standart ^ | 02/06/16 | John McCormack
    At a rally before a few hundred people on Saturday, former secretary of state Madeleine Albright suggested that women who vote for Bernie Sanders are buying a one-way ticket to "a special place in Hell."
  • St. Louis usurps Detroit to become most violent city in the US: (tr)

    02/08/2016 3:31:31 PM PST · by dynachrome · 57 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 2-8-16 | unattributed
    A list of the most violent cities in each state has been released, with St. Louis, Missouri taking the top spot. Compiled from data released by the FBI charting crime in the first six months of 2015, the 'Gateway City' is followed by Memphis, Tennessee, Detroit, Michigan, Birmingham, Alabama, and Rockford, Illinois, to round out the top five. The violent crimes listed by the FBI include rape, robbery, aggravated assault, and murder. Because the data excludes states with cities that do not have populations over 100,000, Delaware, Maine, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wyoming are not listed and ranked.
  • Leaked Footage of National Abortion Federation Conference

    02/08/2016 3:26:48 PM PST · by Lorianne · 14 replies
    Brietbart ^ | 29 October 2015
    The footage of an NAF conference in San Francisco in April of 2014–previously under a restraining order against producer Center for Medical Progress–was leaked and put on YouTube on October 23. As a press release from SFLA observes, the footage features a panel of late-term abortion providers discussing how abortionists feel dismembering a fetus and inflicting pain. The abortionists also talk knowingly about the realities of baby heads getting stuck, and eyeballs falling into their laps during an abortion procedure–all to the laughter and applause of conference attendees. SFLA, states the release, “is the only group that has combed through...
  • The voters need answers about the Clinton emails (Washington Post editorial)

    02/08/2016 2:54:09 PM PST · by Faith Presses On · 50 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 2/7/16 | The Editorial Board
    WAS HILLARY CLINTON, as secretary of state, careless with classified information that could bring harm to intelligence sources or otherwise benefit U.S. adversaries, or is she being slammed by her partisan opponents over action that was not criminal and may have simply reflected a lapse in judgment? The fog was only deepened by the recent announcement that "top secret" information was found in seven email chains, covering 22 documents totaling 37 pages, in the State Department's review of her emails for release. Since the "top secret" information will remain hidden, it is hard to know what to make of it....
  • VIDEO: Protestors March Against Islam Across Europe. In UK Carry Signs: “TRUMP IS RIGHT”

    02/08/2016 2:31:30 PM PST · by AuntB · 29 replies
    Viral 217 News ^ | Feb. 6, 2016 | Viral 217 News
    In the UK, across Europe and as far away as Australia, protestors marched in unison in opposition to the Islamization of the west. In Birmingham in the UK, marches carried signs stating "Trump Is Right" acknowledging the proposed plan of the U.S. Republican presidential candidate to ban the influx or Muslim refugees until a reliable vetting program is in place. The international rally was organized by the group: PEGIDA - Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamization of the West, which was founded in Germany and has many branches across Europe and elsewhere. From Dresden, Germany to Calais, in northern France to...
  • Ruby Giuliani Calls Beyonce's Black Panther Super Bowl Tribute An "Attack On Police"

    02/08/2016 2:21:05 PM PST · by Biggirl · 35 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | February 8, 2016 | Jerome Hudson
    Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani blasted Beyoncé’s Black Panther Party tribute at the Super Bowl, calling the performance an “attack [on] police officers.”
  • 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...
  • VA demands proof World War II combat vet with Purple Heart served in military

    02/08/2016 1:28:18 PM PST · by servo1969 · 63 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 2-8-2016 | FoxNews
    He was wounded in a foxhole in the Philippines in 1944. "There were four guys in there, and two guys got killed," he told the station. "And then the other guy, he got his leg... Oh, hell. I guess he lost his leg. It was slit in four places where a grenade hit between us and I got one in my leg." Limpert said he waited until now to apply for benefits because he is down to nothing. ****** His application included plenty of documentation, including discharge papers, the names of his foxhole pals and the X-ray of his wounded...
  • "We Can Put Refugees On Buses": Leaked Memo Shows Erdogan Blackmailed Europe For Billions

    02/08/2016 12:54:45 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 02/08/2016 | Tyler Durden
    If there's anything we've learned over the past twelve months it's that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is prepared to employ all manner of nefarious tactics in order to preserve his grip on power in Ankara.Following unfavorable election results last June, Erdogan plunged the country into civil war be restarting a long simmering battle with the PKK and proceeded to crack down on journalists and anyone else critical of the ruling AKP. Ultimately, new elections were called and AKP put up a stronger showing, effectively paving the way for Erdogan to rewrite Turkey's constitution and install an executive presidency.But...
  • NASA bans the word 'Jesus'

    02/08/2016 12:50:20 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 69 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 8, 2015 | Todd Starnes
    The name of Jesus is not welcome in the Johnson Space Center newsletter, according to a complaint filed on behalf of a group of Christians who work for NASA. The JSC Praise & Worship Club was directed by NASA attorneys to refrain from using the name 'Jesus' in club announcements that appeared in a Space Center newsletter. "It was shocking to all of us and very frustrating," NASA engineer Sophia Smith told me. "NASA has a long history of respecting religious speech. Why wouldn't they allow us to put the name Jesus in the announcement about our club?" Liberty Institute,...
  • Actress Kate del Castillo Feels “Betrayed” by Sean Penn

    02/08/2016 11:32:04 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    Latin Correspondent ^ | 8th February 2016 | Charlotte Mackenzie
    After a somewhat eery silence, Mexican actress Kate del Castillo has finally hit back over Sean Penn's controversial interview with kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán. The actress claims she feels "betrayed" and "used" by Sean Penn, after the actor penned his interview with Guzmán for Rolling Stone magazine. Del Castillo's last tweet was on January 13, thanking her followers for their support. With Guzmán back behind bars once again, Penn recently spoke out over his 'vigilante' style of journalism. Castillo denied having been involved in arranging the meeting between the actor and El Chapo. However, Castillo herself now faces questioning...
  • Pro-Abortion Group Has Melt Down Over Doritos Super Bowl Ad: It Humanizes Fetuses [Ezekiel 13]

    02/08/2016 11:17:20 AM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 23 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 2/8/2016 | Tiffany Gabbay
    Only humorless progressives could twist anything, including an innocent commercial for corn chips, into a vicious political statement. The kill-joys over at the pro-abortion group, NARAL Pro-Choice America, were up in arms over the popular Super Bowl ad for Doritos (featured above) because apparently it "humanizes" fetuses. Yes. The group actually posted that comment to its official Twitter feed. Progressives have, once again, proven what a dour, nasty lot it truly is. It's safe to assume that the last thing on any sane person's mind watching that commercial was whether Doritos was pushing a pro-life message and not just corn-chips...