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  • Ron Paul: Ted Cruz is no libertarian [truth is, libertarians in Iowa stood with Ted]

    02/05/2016 11:14:07 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 6 replies
    Politico ^ | February 5, 2016 | Eliza Collins
    Now that Rand Paul is out of the race for the White House his father Ron Paul, who ran in 2008 and 2012, isn't impressed by Ted Cruz's attempts to pick up the "free market" libertarian banner. "You take a guy like Cruz, people are liking the Cruz - they think he's for the free market, and [in reality] he's owned by Goldman Sachs. I mean, he and Hillary have more in common than we would have with either Cruz or Trump or any of them so I just don't think there is much picking," Paul said of the Texas...
  • Mass Immigration/Globalism are Prerequisites to Fundamental American Change

    02/05/2016 8:35:01 PM PST · by mbrfl · 25 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | February 5, 2016 | Sundance
    The head of Fox News, Mr. Wall Street, aka billionaire Rupert Murdoch (not an American) is one of the strongest advocates for mass immigration into the U.S. to fundamentally change the dynamics of the U.S. economy. This approach further solidifies the modern American future as service driven only - a traditional class society, "haves and have-much-less". The middle class evaporates along with the lost jobs and wages.
  • “Blind Side” Mom of Michael Oher Praises Adopted Son on Making Second Super Bowl

    02/05/2016 9:34:43 PM PST · by kathsua · 11 replies
    Life News ^ | Feb 5, 2016 | Micaiah Bilger
    On Super Bowl Sunday, proud adoptive mom Leigh Anne Tuohy will watch her son play football for the second time in the biggest American sports game of the year. Tuohy’s son Michael Oher is the offensive lineman for the Carolina Panthers and formerly the Baltimore Ravens, who he helped to achieve victory in the 2013 Super Bowl. Oher’s life had a troubled beginning. When Oher was born, his mother was addicted to drugs and his father was in prison. He struggled in school, moved through homes in foster care and spent time homeless until he met Leigh Anne and her...
  • Woman Crashes Her Own Funeral; Confronts Husband Who Paid to Have Her Killed

    02/05/2016 7:34:32 PM PST · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    PJ Media ^ | February 5, 2016 | Rick Moran
    An Australian woman whose partner of 10 years paid a hit team to murder her shocked the man by showing up at her own funeral.Noela Rukundo's story is the stuff of a Lifetime miniseries. But it's the reaction of her husband when he saw her after believing she was dead that is more priceless than anything MasterCard can come up with. Finally, she spotted the man she'd been waiting for. She stepped out of her car, and her husband put his hands on his head in horror. "Is it my eyes?" she recalled him saying. "Is it a ghost?""Surprise! I'm...
  • Suspected burglar dies in struggle with Salinas homeowner

    02/05/2016 7:12:21 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 15 replies
    Monterey Herald ^ | 02/05/16 | James Herrera
    A man and his children came home to find two men burglarizing his home and in an ensuing struggle, one of the suspects died, Salinas police said.
  • Jersey City man, 22, charged with burglary; 4th arrest in 5 months

    02/05/2016 7:07:58 PM PST · by SMGFan · 9 replies
    The Jersey Journal ^ | February 5, 2015
    A Jersey City man was arrested for the fourth time in the past five months when he was chased down after police say he burglarized a home Wednesday. Travis Armstrong, 22, was charged with burglary and unlawful taking, a police report said. His bail was set at $50,000 with a 10 percent cash option -- the same as it was in October when Armstrong was charged with three counts of burglary, one charge of criminal attempt burglary and two counts of receiving stolen property. Armstrong was arrested in November and January, a jail official said, but each time he posted...
  • S.F. cops admit car-theft victim was wrongly turned over to ICE

    02/05/2016 6:43:55 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 14 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | February 5, 2016 | Vivian Ho
    San Francisco police officers dealing with a report of a stolen car ran the victim’s name for warrants, prompting the man to end up in the custody of federal immigration agents in what is being investigated as a possible breach of local sanctuary-city laws. After Pedro Figueroa-Zarceno, 31, was released from jail Wednesday after two months, and after he spoke at a news conference Friday, Police Chief Greg Suhr acknowledged that the longtime city resident never should have been in the hands of immigration agents.
  • Donald Trump rolls out the expletives at Portsmouth rally

    02/05/2016 6:31:23 PM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 259 replies
    CBS News ^ | February, 5, 2016 | JACQUELINE ALEMANY
    PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire "And you can tell them to go f**k themselves," Donald Trump told a crowd at a Portsmouth Rally on Thursday night, uttering the expletive at the climax of the riff on his tax proposal. He was referring to companies that have relocated overseas for more favorable tax rates. (Trump: I'd be a "much different person" as president) Trump often relies on expletives and crude language to spice up his stump speech, though Thursday evening's event was a little more profane than usual...
  • Bobby Jindal throws support behind Marco Rubio

    02/05/2016 6:13:08 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 100 replies
    CNN ^ | 02/05/2016 | By Eugene Scott and Lauren Selsky
    CNN --Former Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Friday endorsed Florida Sen. Marco Rubio for president."Marco can unify our party. His optimistic message is bringing voters from across the party lines, from across different demographic groups," Jindal told Fox News' Greta Van Susteren. "He can unify our party. He can win this election in November." "I think he's a principled conservative. I think he is the right guy to lead us forward," he added.Jindal, who also was a candidate for president until he dropped his campaign in November, also said he was impressed by Rubio's foreign policy."Marco's been consistent about strengthening...
  • Gowdy Tries to Get Martin Shkreli to Talk by Invoking Wu-Tang Clan

    02/05/2016 6:07:34 PM PST · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    PJ Media ^ | February 5, 2016 | Nicholas Ballasy
    Former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli refused to answer any questions during a congressional hearing on Thursday, drawing the ire of House Oversight and Government Reform Committee lawmakers.Shkreli was arrested in December 2015 on securities fraud charges.Shkreli, 32, is the founder and former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals AG. He has been widely criticized for raising the price of the lifesaving drug Daraprim more than 5,000 percent."Shkreli essentially ran his company like a Ponzi scheme where he used each subsequent company to pay off defrauded investors from the prior company," Brooklyn U.S. Attorney Robert Capers said at a press conference in December.According...
  • FReeper Canteen - Tunes For Our Troops - 6 Feb -2016

    02/05/2016 5:59:02 PM PST · by AZamericonnie · 150 replies
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  • George Will on Primary Race (video)

    02/05/2016 5:55:09 PM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 20 replies
    Fox News via YouTube ^ | February 4, 2016 | George Will
    George Will on Primary Race (video)
  • The best moment of the Florence, SC Trump rally!!

    02/05/2016 5:39:20 PM PST · by dynoman · 23 replies
    youtube ^ | 2-5-15 | Trump
    The moment when Trump turns around and sees the five young people who's shirts spell TRUMP.
  • Jeb's Super PAC May Have Hinted the End Is Nigh

    02/05/2016 5:36:17 PM PST · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    PJ Media ^ | February 5, 2016 | Stephen Kruiser
    Via Politico: The pro-Jeb Bush super PAC Right to Rise on Friday ordered a series of shifts in TV advertisement time — a decision that is potentially fraught with implications for Bush's candidacy. The group had planned to begin airing commercials on Monday in Virginia, Tennessee, Texas, Georgia, and Oklahoma — all states that hold primaries on March 1. But Right to Rise on Friday moved the start dates for the ads three days later, to Thursday, according to two media tracking sources. The shift appears small. But in altering the start date from Monday to Thursday, Right to Rise...
  • House Republicans Pick Racist Steve King To Chair Immigration Task Force

    02/05/2016 4:40:11 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 70 replies
    politicususa.com ^ | Feb 5, 2016 | John Lundin
    Republican lawmakers – who are unhappy with the perceived “executive overreach” of the Obama administration – are forming a new task force to find “legislative solutions” to challenge the president’s power — and they picked a telling lawmaker to lead the effort. Rep. Steve King (R-IA), a passionate anti-immigrant hardliner, will serve as chairman. The task force will conduct hearings and investigations “relating to separation of powers and executive overreach issues,” according to the resolution approved on a voice vote on Wednesday. It’s unclear which of President Obama’s executive actions the task force will focus on, but immigration policies will...
  • Christie Doubles Down on 'Boy in the Bubble' Comment, Hammers Rubio on Youth, Inexperience

    02/05/2016 4:25:05 PM PST · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 5, 2016 | Cortney O'Brien
    A few days ago in New Hampshire, Gov. Chris Christie called his presidential rival Marco Rubio the "boy in the bubble." He was referring to Rubio's supposed lack of facetime with voters, instead relying on manufactured town halls and scripted answers. Yet, pundits can't help thinking the New Jersey governor was also targeting Rubio's youth. Judge for yourself: "We know who the boy in the bubble is up here who never answers your questions, who's constantly scripted and controlled because he can't answer your questions," Christie said. "So when Senator Rubio gets here, when the boy in the bubble gets...
  • In 'Houdini handcuff' shooting death, DA won't file charges

    02/05/2016 4:17:23 PM PST · by BBell · 22 replies
    NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune ^ | 2/5/16 | Kim Chatelain, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    In a case that critics derided as a "Houdini handcuff" suicide, prosecutors have decided not to press criminal charges in the death of Victor White III, a 22-year old man who authorities said shot himself to death while handcuffed in the back of a New Iberia police car. The office of Louisiana's 16th Judicial District attorney, Bo Duhé, said Friday (Feb. 5) that the investigation by State Police and the FBI indicated no "sufficient credible evidence" to bring criminal charges against anyone involved in the case. The death of White drew national scrutiny because of its unusual circumstances and inconsistencies,...
  • President Barack Obama takes victory lap on economy

    02/05/2016 4:06:07 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 63 replies
    President Barack Obama on Friday used a new jobs report to continue his victory lap on the economy - and jab at the Republicans vying for his job. In brief remarks to reporters at the White House, Obama declared the U.S. has "the strongest, most durable economy in the world." He pointed to signs of wage and income growth, job growth, lower oil prices and increasing numbers of Americans with health insurance as evidence of that claim.
  • Why Did Trump Drop the Cruz Attacks?(Shockwave video in the link)

    02/05/2016 3:14:01 PM PST · by Kaslin · 103 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | February 5, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Everybody's stumped today. Everybody's stymied. Everybody's curious. Can't figure it out. All of a sudden Donald Trump says he doesn't want to criticize Cruz anymore. All of a sudden Donald Trump says (paraphrased), "Yeah, you know what? I like Ted! I might even have him as my vice president if I get the nomination." "But, wait a minute! Everybody says you're thinking of suing him 'cause he's from Canada. What the hell's going on?" They can't figure out what happened. So they're assigning it to, "Well, you know, maybe Trump's insane." Then they say, "No, he's not...
  • No Women Allowed in Saudi Arabia Starbucks

    02/05/2016 3:02:35 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 45 replies
    Ad Week ^ | Feb. 4, 2016 | Shawn Paul Wood
    Let’s start with when Starbucks opened up its location in Riyadh. The coffee siren is the face of Starbucks. Her flowing locks of java love strike those brand affinity chords nationwide and across the pond, so why not in the Middle East? Because boobies or some such. The logo was considered a bit too randy for the locals, so Starbucks completely caved and came up with a falling star on the Sydney Opera House in Australia. That story didn’t gain a lot of traction, but this more recent one is definitely approaching #PRFail territory. Women have been officially “barred” from...
  • Henry George and the Beginnings of Revolutionary Socialism in the United States

    02/05/2016 2:56:40 PM PST · by ProgressingAmerica · 12 replies
    1884 | Richard T. Ely
    Henry George And The Beginnings Of Revolutionary Socialism In The United States.Part two of "Recent American Socialism", by Richard Theodore Ely Henry George's work, "Progress and Poverty," was published in 1879. In 1885, not six years later, it is possible to affirm without hesitation that the appearance of that one book formed a noteworthy epoch in the history of economic thought both in England and America. It is not simply that the treatise itself was an eloquent, impassioned plea for the confiscation of rent for the public good as a means of abolishing economic social evils, but rather that the...
  • Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, 6th Man on Moon, Dies in Florida

    02/05/2016 2:48:42 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 28 replies
    Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell, who became the sixth man on the moon when he and Alan Shepard helped NASA recover from Apollo 13's "successful failure" and later devoted his life to exploring the mind, physics and unexplained phenomena such as psychics and aliens, has died in Florida. He was 85. Mitchell died Thursday night at a West Palm Beach hospice after a short illness, his daughter, Kimberly Mitchell, said. Mitchell's passing coincides with the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 14 mission, which ran from Jan. 31 to Feb. 9, 1971. Mitchell, one of only 12 humans to set foot...
  • British accuse Australia of banning them from WWI Battle of Fromelles centenary commemoration

    02/05/2016 2:40:36 PM PST · by naturalman1975 · 23 replies
    news.com.au ^ | 5th February 2016 | Sophie Aubrey
    THE relatives of slain British soldiers have accused the Department of Veterans' Affairs of banning them from attending centenary commemorations for a catastrophic WWI battle that killed thousands of Australian soldiers. The Battle of Fromelles is among Australia's bloodiest military encounters and the brutal loss has long been blamed on a disastrous incompetence of British military strategy. A special service to mark the battle's 100th anniversary is to take place on July 19 this year at the Pheasant Wood military cemetery in Fromelles, northern France. The slaughter is viewed by historians as the darkest 24 hours in the Australia's history...
  • To Understand the Democrat Debate, You Must Understand Democrat Voters

    02/05/2016 2:39:14 PM PST · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | February 5, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: The Democrat debate -- and, as I say, studied it. It was painful. Folks, I'm not kidding. It was painful on so many levels. I literally felt like I was a visitor from someplace and was not at all living in the world they were talking about. These people sounded like they were in a foreign country. I mean, it was that striking. It was just beyond anything that happens in my day-to-day world, listening to these two. It was Grandma and Grandpa just arguing, and I suffered through this. And I'm gonna explain to you why....
  • Trump vows "forward motion" on gay "equality"

    02/05/2016 2:36:52 PM PST · by GeronL · 30 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | February 5, 2016 | CR Wire
    New York billionaire Donald Trump promises "forward motion" on so called gay rights if elected president. While speaking with Bay Windows publisher Sue O'Connell Friday, Trump spoke about his wishes to unite the country on gay and lesbian issues. According to a report by Bay Windows: O'Connell, who is also Bay Windows' Publisher, identified herself as a lesbian in a question that noted the progress the LGBT community has made in the last two decades and asked Trump if voters can expect him to continue that momentum if elected "When President Trump is in office can we look for more...
  • Women Banned From Tinder After Trying to Get Their Matches to Vote Bernie

    02/05/2016 2:36:05 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | 2/5 | Jay Hathaway
    The internet this month feels like nothing but a great big shouting match between the Bernie Bros and the Hillary Stans, a furious, overheated debate among people who basically agree about most issues. It’s even spilled over into the world of online dating, where Tinder has started banning users who were feeling the Bern a little too enthusiastically. Two women, who’d sent pro–Bernie Sanders messages to hundreds of men between them, told Reuters they’d had their accounts deactivated. Robyn Gedrich, 23, said she sent this campaign message to 60 men a day for two weeks: "'Do you feel the bern?'...
  • Obamacare: 2016 sticker shock

    02/05/2016 2:30:52 PM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 24 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | June 2, 2015 | Paige Winfield Cunningham
    Health insurers are proposing to raise Obamacare rates more than in the past - some by more than 70 percent - now that they are finally equipped with all the information they need to price those plans. Plans wanting to raise rates by at least 10 percent next year posted the proposed increase online Monday, as required by the 2010 healthcare law. Insurers are allowed to raise rates each year, but they must publish significant increases ahead of time. Insurers have sold plans in the law's new insurance marketplaces for two years in a row. But the difference in 2016...
  • Postmodern cultural totalitarianism has changed the very nature of man

    02/05/2016 2:15:07 PM PST · by Lorianne · 15 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 26 January 2016 | Alexander Maistrovoy
    Cultural totalitarianism did the impossible - it changed the very nature of man. An abstract ideology has suppressed the mind and senses - and the ability to feel compassion for real victims. ___ In my correspondence regarding the events in Cologne, an editor of a Russian newspaper asked me a natural, but discouraging question; "Where were the German men?" he enquired of me, perplexed. Indeed, for us who grew up in Soviet Russia, it would be inconceivable that some drunk young people could publicly mock and harass girls on New Year's Eve in the very center of Moscow or Saint...
  • Three Republicans Ask to Visit Iran to Observe ‘Iranian Democracy in Action’

    02/05/2016 2:10:59 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | February 5, 2016 | 4:17 AM EST | Patrick Goodenough
    Three Republican lawmakers have asked Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and the head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps to facilitate their visa applications to visit Iran, where they want to observe "Iranian democracy in action," meet with imprisoned Americans, and visit nuclear facilities. Reps. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.), Lee Zeldin (R-N.Y.), and Frank LoBiondo (R-N.J.) say they also want to use the visit to get an update on Iran's ballistic missile developments, and to discuss with the IRGC its detention last month of 10 U.S. Navy sailors in the Persian Gulf. "If Iran is truly a partner in peace,...
  • “Significant Immigrant Populations from Central America” Fueling Violent Gang MS-13

    02/05/2016 2:10:58 PM PST · by jazusamo · 11 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | February 5, 2016
    A major bust involving the nation's most violent street gang reveals that the criminal enterprise--known as Mara Salvatrucha or MS-13--continues to be energized with new recruits provided by the steady flow of illegal immigrant minors entering the U.S. through Mexico. The affiliation between gangs and the hordes of Central American illegal immigrants who continue invading the U.S. is a story Judicial Watch has been reporting for more than a year. The Obama administration calls them Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) and tries to portray them as innocent, desperate kids fleeing violence and famine in their homeland. The reality is much different,...
  • O.J Simpson's Life Behind Bars: 'He's A Broken Man,' Says Former Business Manager

    02/05/2016 1:59:39 PM PST · by Huntress · 70 replies
    MSN.com ^ | 2/5/16 | Unattributed
    O.J. Simpson has spent the past eight years locked up in Nevada's Lovelock Correctional Center for his role in the 2007 armed robbery and kidnapping of a Las Vegas sports memorabilia dealer. He is not fairing well, his former business manager, Nick Pardo, tells PEOPLE exclusively. "He's a broken man," says Pardo. "He's really becoming a recluse and doesn't want to talk to anybody, including his own family." Adds Pardo, "He just wants to serve his time and part of him knows the only way to do that is to forget the outside world exists, which is hard to do...
  • Church of England minister found out from online video that her Muslim convert son had died [tr]

    02/05/2016 1:47:18 PM PST · by C19fan · 15 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | February 5, 2016 | Jay Akbar
    A Church of England minister has told of how she learned of her jihadi son's death through a video posted online. Reverend Sue Boyce said she was 'horrified' to discover her son Jake Petty, who went by the alias Abu Yaqoob Britani, had fled the UK to join ISIS in Syria in July 2014. He continued to stay in touch with his distraught family over WhatsApp but 'went quiet' in mid August.
  • Marco Rubio: People "born with" sexual preference

    02/05/2016 1:28:38 PM PST · by NKP_Vet · 62 replies
    http://www.cbsnews.com ^ | April 19, 2015 | REBECCA KAPLAN
    Marco Rubio said he believes that sexual preference is decided at birth, but still believes that states should be able to decide if they want to define marriage as anything other than involving a man and a woman. "It's not that I'm against gay marriage. I believe the definition of the institution of marriage should be between one man and one woman," Rubio said in an interview on CBS' "Face the Nation." "States have always regulated marriage. And if a state wants to have a different definition, you should petition the state legislature and have a political debate. I don't...
  • Elon Musk Personally Cancels 'Super Rude' Customer's Tesla Model X Order

    02/05/2016 1:27:07 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 20 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | February 3, 2016 | Kim Lachance Shandrow
    Warning: Watch your mouth when you talk about Tesla online. If you say the wrong thing, Elon Musk could bring down the hammer and block you from buying one of his precious electric cars.
  • Illegal immigrant is arrested over murder of American nanny in Austria after she took him in to [tr]

    02/05/2016 1:26:08 PM PST · by C19fan · 3 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | February 5, 2016 | Flemming Emil Hansen
    An illegal immigrant has been arrested over the murder of an American nanny who had given him shelter at her Vienna apartment. The 24-year-old Gambian had been wanted by police since the death of Lauren Mann, 25, from Grand Junction, Colorado last month. He was arrested on Thursday in Bern, Switzerland, at an asylum center there after his mobile phone use was traced.
  • Goodell proposes ejection for two personal fouls [NFL wussification march to the sea]

    02/05/2016 1:17:27 PM PST · by Bender2 · 43 replies
    Goodell proposes ejection for two personal fouls By Marc Sessler Around the NFL Writer SAN FRANCISCO -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell made it clear on Friday that he's prepared to crack down on egregious on-field penalties. --SNIP-- "I believe the league should pursue a policy where if there are two personal fouls in a game, there's an automatic ejection of a player," Goodell said. "I believe that that's consistent with what we believe are the safety issues, but I also believe it's consistent with what we believe are the standards of sportsmanship that we've emphasized."
  • Google to point extremist searches towards anti-radicalisation websites

    02/05/2016 1:16:04 PM PST · by Lorianne · 7 replies
    Guardian UK ^ | 02 February 2016
    Search engine giant reveals plans for pilot scheme to home affairs committee hearing, with Facebook and Twitter also probed over extremism policies __ Users of Google who put extremist-related entries into the search engine are to be shown anti-radicalisation links under a pilot programme, MPs have been told by an executive for the company. The initiative, aimed at countering the online influence of groups such as Islamic State, is running alongside another pilot scheme designed to make counter-radicalisation videos easier to find The schemes were mentioned by Anthony House, senior manager for public policy and communications at Google, who was...
  • Trump: Yes, I’ll be at the next Fox debate -- with Megyn Kelly

    02/05/2016 1:12:39 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/05/2016 | Ed Morrissey
    Donald Trump’s climbdowns at the end of this week don’t stop with Ted Cruz, apparently. In an interview with Newsmax’s Steve Malzberg, Trump committed to attending the next Republican debate on Fox News on March 3rd, even with Megyn Kelly as moderator. He claimed that his boycott of the last Fox debate had “nothing to do with Megyn Kelly“:CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE VIDEO “I’ll be there, I have no objection to being there,” Trump said Friday on the “Steve Malzberg Show,” when asked if he’d be at the Fox News debate in March“And that had nothing to do...
  • Knocking on doors for Ted Cruz (gotta love the first picture!)

    02/05/2016 12:37:08 PM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 27 replies
    twitter ^ | November 5, 2016
    Knocking on doors for Ted Cruz...
  • Donald Trump admits skipping Fox debate may have cost him in Iowa

    02/05/2016 12:33:17 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 43 replies
    WWNT ^ | 02/05/2016 | Carrie Doyle
    Following the Iowa caucuses, the gloves have clearly come off between Republican caucus victor Ted Cruz and runner-up Donald Trump. But of course Trump doesn't actually expect anyone to nullify Iowa's results. Continuing the tweetstorm, Trump also pointed to a much-criticized Cruz mailer mocked up to look like an official notice from election authorities and geared at shaming Iowans into voting for him. That poll found that Trump had an overwhelming national lead, 34 percent to second-place Cruz at 18 percent. 'I think some people were disappointed that I didn't go into the debate, ' Trump said. Candidates now move...
  • Donald Trump Attends ‘Gay-Affirming’ Presbyterian ‘Church’ in Iowa Days Before Caucus

    02/05/2016 12:27:39 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 45 replies
    Christian News ^ | 02/05/2016 | By Heather Clark
    MUSCATINE, Iowa -- Whether or not he was aware that it was not the same branch of Presbyterianism he claims to follow, Donald Trump obtained a lesson in "humility" during a reading at a "gay-affirming" Presbyterian USA congregation on Sunday, followed by a sermon from a woman pastor that included talk on welcoming refugees. "We talked about humility in church today," Trump told reporters following the service at First Presbyterian Church of Muscatine (PCUSA), which he visited prior to a campaign rally in the city, just days before the Iowa Caucus. "I don't know if that was aimed at me....
  • The Communist Manifesto Ranks Third in Assigned University Texts

    02/05/2016 12:17:22 PM PST · by detective · 11 replies
    The Trumpet ^ | January 29, 2016 | Kieren Underwood
    he Communist Manifesto is the third-most popular assigned book in universities' syllabi, according to the Open Syllabus Project. The Open Syllabus Project was made available to the public on January 22. It gathered over 1 million syllabi published on university websites, and set up a Syllabus Explorer to rank the frequency of assigned texts. The project's founders describe it as an "effort to make the intellectual judgment embedded in syllabi relevant to broader explorations of teaching, publishing and intellectual history."
  • To control the spread of Zika, Puerto Rico government orders price freeze on condoms

    02/05/2016 12:15:45 PM PST · by rrstar96 · 16 replies
    NotiUno.com ^ | February 5, 2016 | NotiUno
    (English translation) In the wake of scores of [Zika] cases that have been reported in eastern Puerto Rico and due to fears that it will spread to other municipalities, Department of Consumer Affairs (DACO) Secretary Nery Adames announced that the agency added condoms to the list of price freezes related to Zika-virus prevention due to the alleged relationship to sexual transmission. "Because of the causal relationship that has been established between a mosquito bite and the probability of sexual transmission, a price freeze on prophylactics and/or preservatives has been ordered. Therefore, every store, service station, place, or business that sells...
  • Connecticut town 45 minutes away from Newtown considers proposal that would ARM teachers

    02/05/2016 11:55:32 AM PST · by matt04 · 17 replies
    A Connecticut town located just 45 minutes by car from Newtown, the site of the third-deadliest school shooting in US history, is considering arming its school teachers. Elected officials in Kent, Connecticut voted 2-1 Wednesday to present information about a program called 'FASTER Saves Lives' to the town's Board of Education. 'FASTER' is an acronym that stands for Faculty/Administrator Safety Training and Emergency Response. The Kent Center School is the town of Kent's only school. Elected officials in the town are proposing to arm teachers ... Only one of three officials who voted on Wednesday is against the program. 'I...
  • Local Problems, Global Problems, and Government Competence

    02/05/2016 11:43:06 AM PST · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 4, 2016 | Timothy D. Terrell
    Last August, an accident at a federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) cleanup project at the long-abandoned Gold King mine in Silverton, Colorado, resulted in a gusher of heavy metal-laden water into the Animas River. Not only did EPA project mismanagement cause the spill, but also its response after the accident was wholly inadequate. Apparently, it didn't notify nearby residents for 24 hours, and it failed to alert officials downstream quickly that the toxic water was coming. Any private firm that had done this would doubtless have been fined or otherwise penalized--by EPA. A recent water quality crisis in Flint, Michigan...
  • The $1 Trillion Elephant in the Room

    02/05/2016 11:32:27 AM PST · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 5, 2016 | Gretchen Hamel
    In the midst of the election circus and pageantry, it seems once again fiscal policy issues have taken a backseat. This might not matter if the issue were not of dire importance to Americans and their futures. But on the heels of the new Budget and Economic Outlook released by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) last week, it has become all too clear that the fiscal issues our country faces are very real and must be dealt with. Every year, this non partisan analysis of our projected debt and deficit published doesn't mince words- the deficit only continues to get...
  • Trump Vows "Forward Motion" On Gay "Equality"

    02/05/2016 11:29:29 AM PST · by newgeezer · 152 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | February 05, 2016 | CR Wire
    New York billionaire Donald Trump promises "forward motion" on so called gay rights if elected president. While speaking with Bay Windows publisher Sue O'Connell Friday, Trump spoke about his wishes to unite the country on gay and lesbian issues. According to a report by Bay Windows: O'Connell, who is also Bay Windows' Publisher, identified herself as a lesbian in a question that noted the progress the LGBT community has made in the last two decades and asked Trump if voters can expect him to continue that momentum if elected "When President Trump is in office can we look for more...
  • The More Republican Senators Hate Cruz the More America-Loving Voters Should Back Him

    02/05/2016 11:21:55 AM PST · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 5, 2016 | Joy Overbeck
    There's a reason why nearly zero Republican Senators are rushing to the microphones to endorse Ted Cruz. Compared to his bold attempts to topple the president's middle-class-crushing, business-squashing, government-dependency-boosting, liberty-erasing imperialism, they look like the Lollipop Guild all obediently singing to Obama's tune. So they hate Ted Cruz. Americans want to know why they overwhelmingly voted to send Republicans to Congress to smash a presidency that nearly 67% oppose and they're furious that it seems nothing is ever done. Except by Ted Cruz. Senator Cruz led the fight against the Gang of Eight Bill that would have essentially handed amnesty...
  • Muslim Women: Obama's Slap in the Face

    02/05/2016 11:13:09 AM PST · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 5, 2016 | Charlotte Hays
    "To Muslim women's rights activists fighting for equal access to mosques as part of a broader campaign for reform — from equal education for women and girls to freedom from so-called 'honor killings', the president's visit to a mosque that practices such blatant inequity represents a step backwards." That was from Asra Q. Nomani and Ify Okoye in the New York Times. They were referring to President Obama's visit to the Islamic Society of Baltimore Wednesday, the first visit to a U.S. mosque he has made as president. Nomani and Okoye stood outside protesting the president's choice of venue. "While...
  • ‘As An African-American, I Support Him 100 Percent’: Newsboys Lead Singer...Endorses Ted Cruz

    02/05/2016 11:12:08 AM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 26 replies
    The Blaze ^ | February 5, 2016 | Tré Goins-Phillips
    Singer-songwriter Michael Tait, the frontman for the Christian pop-rock band Newsboys, has officially endorsed Texas Sen. Ted Cruz for president, citing the GOP hopeful's principles, saying that, as an African-American, he supports him "100 percent." Image source: YouTube/Newsboys Tait, who is an alumnus of Liberty University, told Fox News columnist Todd Starnes that when he saw the senator launch his campaign from the university in March of last year, that he saw Cruz's "drive" and 'hunger" for "solid principles.""I saw him, his family, the way he talked to people in person. I saw his drive, his hunger for solid principles,...