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  • Trump Calls Hillary 'In a Certain Way, Evil'

    02/09/2016 6:00:15 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 17 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    About to begin her word-asociation game about the other candidates with Donald Trump, Mika Brzezinski said "I'm scared to do this." Prescient on Mika's part. Because although Trump had been in a relatively light-hearted mood during his Morning Joe appearance today, things suddenly got deadly serious. When it came time to give his word on Hillary, and despite having been reminded that she had attended his wedding, Trump said: "in a certain way evil." Making clear it was no slip of the tongue, Trump repeated himself: "in a certain way, evil." Mika's "whoah!" in response probably spoke for a lot...
  • 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...
  • Video: Ted Cruz Was Talking About a Wall YEARS Before Trump

    02/07/2016 8:45:29 PM PST · by SoConPubbie · 229 replies
    Yesterday I told you how Ted Cruz talked about building a wall months before Donald Trump announced his 2016 presidential candidacy.That post was misleading, and I deeply apologize.Because Ted Cruz was actually talking about a wall years before Trump announced.YEARS.Here’s Ted Cruz, July 17, 2012, during his run for the Texas Senate, supporting building a wall:Watch HERE! MODERATOR: Mr. Cruz. You were asked during April’s Belo Debate if you support building a fence the length of the U.S./Mexico border and here’s what you said. MODERATOR: He supports building a wall along the entire Texas/Mexico border. Is that something that you...
  • GOP Debate Open Thread Sunday: Where The Boys Are

    02/07/2016 8:23:23 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 21 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 2-7-2016 | MOTUS
    Let’s just do an open thread.Who do you think won last night’s debate?Did the GOPe take Rubio down? Or was it of his own doing, with a little help from Christie? (“There it is”)Who is Christie taking lessons from?Was it Jeb!s last stand? (“I could drop my pants,” [Jeb] said in an interview. “Moon the whole crowd. Everybody would be aghast, except the press guys would never notice.”)Why did ABC leave Dr. Carson behind? Is it because he is black?Why did ABC leave Carly behind? Is it because she is a woman?Who invited the anti-Trump fan club?Who the heck is...
  • Trump cancels New Hampshire town hall, blames snow

    02/05/2016 2:33:52 PM PST · by ek_hornbeck · 60 replies
    CNN ^ | 2/5/16 | MJ Lee and Noah Gray
    So much for a new strategy. Donald Trump dramatically bulked up his campaign schedule in New Hampshire this week as he faced criticism that he doesn't do enough retail politics. But with a snowstorm barreling down on the state, the Trump campaign canceled a morning town hall in Londonderry -- his only campaign stop in the Granite State scheduled for Friday, just days out from Tuesday's primary contest. "Big storm in New Hampshire. Moved my event to Monday. Will be there next four days," Trump tweeted.
  • Illinois and New Hampshire Agree Cruz Is A Natural Born Citizen

    02/05/2016 6:38:54 AM PST · by raptor22 · 82 replies
    American Thinker ^ | February 5, 2016 | Daniel John Sobieski
    Donald Trump, his aura of invincibility shattered by Iowa caucus voters he once called “stupid,” is throwing a tantrum these days, convinced that Ted Cruz “cheated” and continues to maintain the untenable proposition that in any event he is a not eligible to be President of the United States. Cruz did not cheat in Iowa. Cruz supporters may have indeed cited to supporters of Dr. Ben Carson CNN news reports and tweets that Carson was skipping New Hampshire and South Carolina, so draw your own conclusions, but where were the Carson president captains to shepherd their flock?
  • Jimmy Carter says that Donald Trump is 'completely malleable' and that Ted Cruz is not

    02/05/2016 4:41:53 AM PST · by Marcus · 48 replies
    Blasting News ^ | February 5, 2016 | Mark R. Whittington
    Former President Jimmy Carter has weighed in on the 2016 presidential race. Taking off from his campaign to eradicate Guinea worm disease, Carter responded to a question put to him by a BBC reporter about who he would prefer on the Republican side. Donald Trump, he said, because he is “completely malleable,” unlike that Ted Cruz fellow who has all of those right-wing policies he would enact as president.
  • "Ted Cruz gave us Obamacare," says Donald Trump

    02/04/2016 9:58:03 AM PST · by SoConPubbie · 141 replies
    CBS News ^ | February 4, 2016, 12:13 AM | Sopan Deb
    Little Rock, Arkansas Donald Trump, in a tit-for-tat with his chief rival coming out of Iowa, accused Texas Sen. Ted Cruz of bearing direct responsibility for the Affordable Care Act."Ted Cruz gave us Obamacare," Trump said at a Wednesday rally in Little Rock, Arkansas.The line of attack invoked the landmark health care law that is anathema to many conservatives. Cruz, for his part, has accused Trump of supporting Obamacare, too, accusing Trump as holding the same position on healthcare as Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton. Trump's rationale for his claim is a little roundabout. It's based on the fact that...
  • Trump Would "Strongly Consider" Move To Overturn Same-Sex Marriage

    02/04/2016 9:35:45 AM PST · by Gandalf the Mauve · 28 replies
    New York Post ^ | 1/31/16 | Marisa Schultz
    Donald Trump would "strongly consider" appointing Supreme Court justices as president to overturn same-sex marriage, the Republican presidential front-runner said Sunday. Courting evangelical voters in Iowa, Trump told "Fox News Sunday" he disagreed with last year's landmark ruling that legalized same-sex marriage because states should decide. "If I'm elected I would be very strong on putting certain judges on the bench that I think maybe could change things, but they have a long way to go," Trump said....
  • Farmers organizing rally to show Trump support

    02/04/2016 9:17:30 AM PST · by AuntB · 28 replies
    Albany Herald ^ | Feb. 2,2016 | Brad McEwen
    Sasser Trump rally will feature Bo Henry performance SASSER -- In an effort to champion the presidential candidate they feel has their best interests at heart, several farmers from across the Southeast are organizing a rally Thursday in downtown Sasser to show their support for Donald Trump. The rally is set on Sasser's Main Street and will also feature a special performance of their recently penned single, "Vote for Trump," by Albany musicians Bo Henry and Jodi Mann. Chad Etheridge, Trump campaign's farm team chair and one of the rally organizers, said nearly 200 farmers of have lent their support...
  • Cruz Coins A New Word: Trumpertantrum

    02/04/2016 8:48:26 AM PST · by SoConPubbie · 43 replies
    Rightwing News ^ | February 04, 2016 | William Teach
    (The Hill) Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz on Wednesday afternoon took to Twitter to respond to voter fraud allegations made against him by rival Donald Trump, dismissing the comments as a “Trumper tantrum.”“Yet another #Trumpertantrum,” Cruz tweeted. “@realDonaldTrump very angry w/the people of Iowa. They actually looked at his record.”Earlier Wednesday, Trump used social media to accuse the Texas senator of committing fraudin order to win Monday night’s Iowa caucuses.“Ted Cruz didn’t win Iowa, he stole it,” the real estate mogul told his followers. “That is why all of the polls were so wrong and why he got far more...
  • Listen: Levin says Trump Took a Baseball Bat to Carson Before Defending Him Now

    02/04/2016 8:42:01 AM PST · by SoConPubbie · 32 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | February 03, 2016 | CR Wire
    Tonight, on his nationally syndicated radio program, Mark Levin went through the "controversy" surrounding the Cruz campaign and a tweet about CNN. Donald Trump is calling for Iowa to vote again because of Fraud. It makes it look as if Trump is defending Carson.In addition to going through the absurdity of Trump's current attacks, Levin reminded his listeners of how Trump took a "baseball bat to Carson" back in November.Listen:LISTENLevin reminded the audience that Trump likened Carson to a "child molester" among many other things. Trump questioned Carson's faith. It was all in all very nasty.As for the CNN report...
  • Trump down; Rubio, Cruz up in new national poll

    02/04/2016 8:35:20 AM PST · by SoConPubbie · 75 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 04, 2016, 09:54 am | Rebecca Savransky
    Donald Trump has dropped 9 points in a national poll following his loss in the Iowa caucuses according to a new survey that will be released Thursday, Business Insider reported. Trump still takes the first spot but received only 25 percent of the vote from Republican primary voters, according to a Public Policy Polling survey.Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio both received 21 percent of the vote, putting them in second place. Ben Carson took 11 percent.In a previous Public Policy Polling national survey released in December, Trump held a double-digit lead with 34 percent of the vote. His closest competitor, Cruz,...
  • New Public Policy Poll Shows Donald Trump Losing Significant Ground,

    02/04/2016 7:37:43 AM PST · by Kaslin · 95 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 4, 2016 | Katie Pavlich
    A new national survey just released by Public Policy Polling shows that although Donald Trump is still the national frontrunner, he's lost significant support among the GOP field since coming in at second place in Iowa Monday.  Trump nosedives in @ppppolls national survey: Trump 25 (-9)Rubio 21 (+8)Cruz 21 (+3)https://t.co/pk73CmpSsn— Brett LoGiurato (@BrettLoGiurato) February 4, 2016 According to the survey, Trump has dropped to 25 percent among Republican primary voters, down nine points from December. Senators Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio are tied nationally at 21 percent and the rest of the field, with the exception of Dr. Ben Caron...
  • Shoes

    02/03/2016 8:03:18 PM PST · by Fai Mao · 21 replies
    House of Eratosthenes ^ | January 31, 2015 | Martin Freeberg
    Shoes. I'm thinking about shoes. Same way I don't trust liberals who don't own shoes that cover their toes; I have a similar distrust against conservatives that don't own any shoes with laces. More to the point: Don’t own any shoes that do not need polishing. These are the guys putting Jeb Bush over Donald Trump, because, manners. Oh they say things about Trump being a showboat and a jerk, and they’re completely right. Where they’re wrong, is in thinking that we vote for a President to give us our manners. Silly.
  • Donald Trump's Private Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Nashville

    02/03/2016 5:50:36 PM PST · by springwater13 · 207 replies
    Donald Trump's private jet made an emergency landing in Nashville Wednesday afternoon after the pilot reported engine problems, officials said. The Boeing 757 landed in Nashville at 4:40 p.m., the Federal Aviation Administration said. Trump eventually made it to the event he was attending. It was unclear how he got there. The FAA is investigating the incident.
  • Ted Cruz: Donald Is Throwing a Trumper-Tantrum, Might Nuke Denmark Because He's "Losing It"

    As Guy has extensively covered, Donald Trump is accusing Texas Senator Ted Cruz of voter fraud, threatening to sue and is demanding a recount in Iowa. Keep in mind, Trump lost by more than three percentage points. "Donald is throwing yet another temper tantrum, or rather a Trumpertantrum" Cruz responded during a press conference in New Hampshire Wednesday. "It seems his reaction to every thing is to throw a fit. I understand Donald Trump has a hard time losing, but the people of Iowa have spoken." "Donald's insults get more and more hysterical...I wake up and laugh when I see what...
  • Who Goes Sanders/Trump?

    02/03/2016 2:53:49 PM PST · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 3, 2016 | Mytheos Holt
    In 1941, journalist Dorothy Parker suggested a gruesome parlor game you could play at your next dinner party, which she called "Who Goes Nazi?" As this game was supposed to be played before anyone knew what Hitler himself would go on to do, Parker clearly meant the "born Nazi" epithet as a standard political jab rather than the over-the-top insult it has become. And for that reason, the methodology with which she judged her various dinner party companions and found them worthy (or not) of the "Nazi" designation could be readily appropriated for modern usage, provided it was used to...
  • Trump: Ted Cruz stole the election in Iowa so we should have a do-over

    02/03/2016 12:30:30 PM PST · by Kaslin · 94 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | February 3, 2016 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    So, looks like I got another prediction wrong. I wrote back in December that if and when Trump lost, he would claim that the vote was rigged. Incorrect. As it turns out, he ended up claiming that Cruz cheated. This is the single dumbest thing he’s done since he got into the race, including his decision to skip the Fox debate — which even he thinks might have hurt him. Ted Cruz didn't win Iowa, he stole it. That is why all of the polls were so wrong and why he got far more votes than anticipated. Bad!— Donald J....
  • Post-Iowa poll: Trump up by 24 points in NH

    02/03/2016 12:07:17 PM PST · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 31 replies
    The Hill ^ | 02/03/2016 | Mark Hensch
    Donald Trump remains the clear front-runner in New Hampshire’s GOP presidential primary after placing second in Iowa’s caucuses, according to a new poll. Trump has a 24-point lead over his competition in the Granite State in the University of Massachusetts-Lowell/7 News survey released Wednesday, unchanged from the pollsters' previous survey. He has the support 38 percent of likely Republican primary voters, compared to 14 percent for Ted Cruz and 12 percent for Marco Rubio. Jeb Bush ranks fourth, with 9 percent, while John Kasich rounds out the top five, with 7 percent.
  • Trump's Disregard for Private Property

    02/03/2016 6:08:39 AM PST · by Kaslin · 151 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 3, 2016 | Star Parker
    Donald Trump is running a pretty successful presidential campaign saying that he wants to "Make America Great Again." But he seems to have very little interest in what exactly it is that makes America great. This paradox is very much on display when Trump talks about eminent domain, the authority given to government in the constitution to take private property for public use. Trump says, "Eminent domain is wonderful." The Fifth Amendment to our Constitution tells us: "No person shall be ... deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for...
  • Mark Levin Blasts Media Over Ignoring Cruz's Stunning Victory While Propping Up Rubio as 'Winner'

    02/03/2016 5:31:05 AM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 87 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 02-02-2016 | Michael van der Galien
    On his radio show yesterday, Mark Levin rightfully blasted the media for spinning the Iowa caucuses. They are, he explained pretending that Marco Rubio was the winner of the night because he got a larger share of the vote than projected. He did. But that does not make him a winner, Levin said: Rubio finished third... which is exactly where the polls had him. Yes, he received more voters, but he placed as expected. As Levin pointed out yesterday, the real winner of the Iowa caucuses was Ted Cruz. Not only did he perform better than thought by finishing first...
  • Trump: In Iowa, 'I Sort of Just Went Through the Motions'

    02/03/2016 4:48:53 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 136 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Donald Trump normally projects the image of a guy with only one gear: warp drive. But on today's Morning Joe, Trump made an interesting admission, saying that in Iowa, "I sort of went through the motions a little bit." According to Trump, he went less than flat-out in the Hawkeye State because he had been told he couldn't win, until a poll at the very end of the campaign indicated that he could. Note: there was an odd moment at the very beginning of the phone interview. When Mika Brzezinski began by asking "let's talk about Iowa. What happened?" there...
  • Youth vote: Sanders 84%, Clinton 14%, Cruz 26%, Rubio 23%, Trump 20%

    02/02/2016 6:38:53 PM PST · by SoConPubbie · 38 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 2/2/16 10:38 AM | Paul Bedard
    Younger voters turned out in droves in Iowa, nearly reaching the Obama-fed 2008 surge, flocking overwhelmingly to Democrat Sen. Bernie Sanders, while siding with GOP winner Sen. Ted Cruz, according to a youth voter analysis. A Tufts University report just issued showed that 11.2 percent of eligible Iowans 17 to 29 participated in the GOP and Democratic caucuses, making up 15 percent of the actual vote. The school's Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning & Engagement, part of Tufts' Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service, reported: -- Of the estimated 31,000 young people who participated...
  • Michael Berry to Trump Supporters: Stop Settling for Stupid Platitudes

    02/02/2016 1:42:06 PM PST · by brickdds · 147 replies
    KTRH Website ^ | 2/2/16 | Michael Berry
    Michael Berry Reaches Out to Trump Supporters Link to Audio on Website: http://www.ktrh.com/onair/michael-berry-13986/michael-berry-to-trump-supporters-stop-14334772/
  • Rubio Now Tops GOP Field After 3rd Place Iowa Finish

    02/02/2016 9:14:33 AM PST · by Abakumov · 75 replies
    Radix News ^ | 2/2/2016 | Radix News
    Marco Rubio was the big winner in Monday’s Iowa caucus according to one prediction web site, vaulting into a commanding lead in the Republican race for the White House. ElectionBettingOdds.com, which tracks probabilities based on actual wagers for candidates, shows support for Rubio spiked overnight from around 32% to 54.3%, putting him firmly in the lead of the Republican pack. Support for previous front runner Donald Trump was virtually cut in half, from just over 51% to under 25.6%. Ted Cruz, who actually won in Iowa, nudged up slightly from the 10% range to 13.3%.
  • Why This Female Cannot Support Donald Trump (Everyone Is Entitled To Their Opinion)

    02/02/2016 8:41:04 AM PST · by Kaslin · 134 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 2, 2016 | Susan Stamper Brown
    How any female in America could support Donald Trump, the American version of former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, is beyond me. Call me old school, but I have a real problem electing a man to public office who the Washington Post reported has a "Twitter feed and history of public comments" describing women as a "dog," "fat" and "disgusting." Even still, some conservatives give him a pass. I know. We're electing a president, not a pastor. Or at least that's what we hear from certain evangelical leaders who think it's okay to endorse a "Biblically-illiterate strip club owner" who trades...
  • On, New Hampshire!

    02/02/2016 7:59:02 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 18 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 2-2-2016 | MOTUS
    Unless you’re a pollster I don’t think there’s any reason to slit your wrists over the Republican cauci results.Cruz: 28%Trump: 24%Rubio: 23%Congrats Ted, glad you won butt please clean up your act; we’re tired of smear campaigns and are looking for less, not more, politics-as-usual. And that victory speech: you earned it butt oy! Too long, let’s work on that. The Donald is the only one of the three who didn’t give a victory speech last night. At least he was gratious in his second place placement, and while he didn’t actually say anything other than he loved Iowa and...
  • Iowa Exposes Deeper Problems For Trump, And Potential Good News For Rubio

    02/02/2016 4:20:09 AM PST · by IBD editorial writer · 133 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 2/2/2016 | John Merline
    To many of those who tuned in, Donald Trump’s three-minute remarks after finishing second in the Iowa caucuses appeared remarkably humble. He even congratulated Ted Cruz, whom Trump had called almost every name in the book in the days before. Clearly, Trump’s strategy of attacking his rival’s character didn’t work. But Cruz’s strategy of attacking Trump on his views apparently did.
  • Trump Nation's Faded Boarding Pass

    02/02/2016 1:25:22 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 210 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | February 2, 2016 | Geoffrey P. Hunt
    [snip] ".........Trump Nation is tired of failed transactions leaving only humiliation, disrespect, hardship, and despair. Trump Nation wants a transaction president. Donald Trump knows transactions. Donald Trump advertises that he's not only a high stakes negotiator. Trump will save the nation in the grandest transaction yet. It is that simple. Just like Trump Airlines. Recall Trump's promises in 1988 -- a lot more than a simple transaction in keeping the aging Eastern Airlines shuttle fleet flying. Trump promised luxury, convenience, style, personal touches, affinity to grandeur, and profitability. Except for convenience, Trump delivered nothing else for which customers were willing...
  • Ted Wins!

    02/01/2016 11:32:49 PM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 80 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 02-01-2016 | Michael van der Galien
    It was an exciting race, but the results are in: Ted Cruz has won the Iowa caucuses. The senator from Texas was my favorite going in, but the talking heads in the media and the pollsters didn't agree. According to them, Iowa was Donald Trump's for the taking. Well, not quite so. He lost big tonight. Early in the evening people thought it could be too close to call, but that was absolutely not the case. Cruz led from the get-go and stayed on top all throughout the night. What this means is simple: Cruz has rallied Iowa conservatives behind...
  • Donald Trump sitting pretty in Iowa polls

    02/01/2016 8:56:32 AM PST · by samtheman · 28 replies
    New York Post ^ | Feb 1, 2016 | David K. Li February 1, 2016 | 10:34am
    Donald Trump is leading the field among Iowa Republicans, according to poll results released Monday as voters there get set to select their party nominations.
  • Why Trump Is Now Losing

    02/01/2016 9:16:42 AM PST · by Kaslin · 203 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February b1, 2016 | Kevin McCullough
    I hear the words of the establishment coming out of Donald Trump supporters, just like I heard them from Mitt Romney supporters, and just like I heard them from John McCain supporters. I've even heard them from Donald,s mouth personally. "People should vote for me because I'm winning and I'm a winner," he has continually said some semblance of over and over throughout his time on the trail. He then cites a series of always national polls that show him leading in those polls that study opinion via calling people through landlines. Ask yourself how many people do you know...
  • Reagan, Cruz, Trump and Others

    02/01/2016 8:49:36 AM PST · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 1, 2016 | Robert Charles
    So now we come to a moment of truth. Finally the tripartite first round of primary season is upon us, Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina. Americans must make a choice. The choice, on the Republican side, is between anger and various flavors of seasoned professionalism. On the Democrat side, it is between transparent criminality and eclectic, wooly-headed socialism. So, what should the average voter do? First, like many others, I love the lessons taught by Ronald Reagan. He really was a beacon in the storm, and remains one now. By some happy accident, the "young me" worked in Ronald...
  • MOTUS’ Handy Hawkeye Cauci Guide: I’d Caucus For That Guy Even If...

    02/01/2016 6:23:03 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 3 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 2-1-2016 | MOTUS
    Today’s the day we’ve all been waiting for: the Hawkeye Cauci! So grab your pork tenderloin sandwich and a couple of MAID-RITEs and caucus like your life depends on it. Because it does. So here are your cauci guidelines. “I would vote for the following candidates under the following circumstances…” Even if he shot a man in Reno, just to watch him die: Even if he shot a man in Reno in self-defense: Even if he shot a man in Reno, accidentally while cleaning his gun: Even if he shot a man in Reno, while demonstrating how dangerous firearms can...
  • Donald Trump Promises to Build New White House Ballroom

    01/31/2016 8:27:53 PM PST · by EveningStar · 92 replies
    Time Magazine ^ | January 31, 2016 | Tessa Berenson
    In his final speech before Iowa caucus day, Donald Trump renewed his old promise to build a lavish White House ballroom and pay for it himself. "Every time the top people come over from China ... they put up a tent at the White House," he said, during his final event Sunday in Sioux City, Iowa. "We'll have a ballroom at the White House."
  • NYT Celebrates Vulgar Left-Wing Turn of 'Newly Relevant' Rival NY Daily News

    01/31/2016 11:39:01 AM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    NBC News ^ | January 31, 2016 | Clay Waters
    The Times’ online headline, “Drop Dead? Not The Newly Relevant Daily News,” refers of course to it's rival's infamous 1975 headline: “Ford to City: Drop Dead.” The Daily News also rehashed its own headline recently to attack Ted Cruz for his crack about “New York values.” You guessed it: “Drop Dead, Ted.” That passes for “relevance” among the left and the NYT. Mahler took us inside the liberal hive mind, buzzing with giddy self-congratulation over yet another puerile attack on Republicans, while the Times dutifully reprinted the controversial Daily News covers that made liberals go giddy. On a recent afternoon,...
  • Minnesota GOP Rules Change after Ron Paul Delegates Win May Give Donald Trump the Win

    01/31/2016 10:55:54 AM PST · by VitacoreVision · 13 replies
    Ron Paul Institute ^ | January 31, 2016 | Adam Dick
    The Republican National Committee (RNC) was not happy that Ron Paul, who had won second place in Minnesota's February of 2012 caucuses, ended up with over three-quarters of the state's delegates to the Republican National Convention. The RNC was not happy with Paul's delegates' large wins in other states either. The rules had allowed an outsider to win. Therefore, the insiders decided the rules needed to be changed. Well, what do you know! Because of the new rules for allotting delegates to the winner on caucus night, the insiders are now fretting that the winning of the state's delegates...
  • An Indictment Against Conservative Media

    01/31/2016 9:32:24 AM PST · by EveningStar · 94 replies
    RedState ^ | January 31, 2016 | Susan Wright
    ...At this very critical juncture in our history, while our nation and our liberties have been ravaged by the Obama years, and life as we know it in this nation hangs precariously by a thread, Fox News, Limbaugh, Levin, and Hannity have gambled with our future, knowing we have no collateral to back up the game. For months, these fair weather friends of conservatism have heaped slovenly, starry-eyed adoration on Donald Trump. Trump - that gilded toad, who's conservative history began at about the time he decided to run as a Republican has been shoved in our faces from the...
  • Afterburner with Bill Whittle: Trump

    01/30/2016 2:41:55 PM PST · by hawaiianninja · 23 replies
    YouTube ^ | Jan 28, 2016 | Bill Whittle
    Quote: "Hey guys, it's time to 'remember we are not enemies, but friends.' This Afterburner needs to be heard by every Republican, so share it out!"
  • Trumping Morality

    01/29/2016 4:34:01 PM PST · by EveningStar · 153 replies
    Oklahoma Wesleyan University ^ | January 2016 | Dr. Everett Piper
    On January 18, Jerry Falwell, Jr. welcomed Donald Trump to Liberty University to speak in the school's chapel. As the college president who wrote the "this is not a daycare" article that received so much national attention recently, I have been asked by the media if I would be next: Will I be inviting Mr. Trump to Oklahoma Wesleyan University to speak in our chapel service? My answer has been simple and brief. No, I will not. In selecting speakers for Oklahoma Wesleyan, party affiliation and political positions do not matter. Personal conduct, public statements, theological integrity and moral consistency...
  • Donald Trump skips debate: Raises $6M for Veterans

    01/30/2016 12:43:31 PM PST · by VitacoreVision · 21 replies
    CNBC ^ | 29 Jan 2016 | Eamon Javers
    Two veterans groups said Friday they will be accept money raised by Donald Trump's campaign rally that was staged after the frontrunner decided to skip the last GOP debate before the Iowa caucuses. Other vet organizations said they were not so sure. Dick Marbes, president of the Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust, said in a statement to CNBC that Trump reached out after the event. "We have been contacted and informed that a donation will be made by the Donald Trump Foundation to support our mission," Marbes said. "While we are grateful for this support, it is our sincere...
  • Let's Remember Who The Real Enemy Is: The Clinton-Sanders Left

    01/30/2016 11:32:42 AM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 22 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 01-30-2016 | Michael van der Galien
    Is this a great primary season or what? Seldom before has the debate among Republicans -- and even among conservatives -- been so heated. Donald Trump has his die-hard fans, Trumpkins. Other conservatives are solidly behind Ted Cruz because many believe he is the most conservative candidate running. Others prefer Marco Rubio, mostly because they think he's the most electable of the relatively conservative candidates. Not only are these candidates having a go at each other -- with Trump leading the field by going nuclear on anyone who threatens his frontrunner status -- but their supporters do the same. To...
  • Donald Trump is ‘red-hot favorite’ to win in Iowa, New Hampshire

    01/30/2016 8:32:51 AM PST · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 16 replies
    MarketWatch ^ | 01/30/2016 | MarketWatch
    British bookies see a banner month ahead for Donald Trump. The Republican presidential candidate is the "red-hot favorite" to win the Iowa Caucuses (Feb. 1) and the New Hampshire primary (Feb. 9), says Graham Sharpe, spokesman for William Hill PLC, a leading British bookmaker. William Hill has Trump as the 1-2 favorite in Iowa and the 1-4 favorite in New Hampshire. "The Trump bandwagon shows little sign of a slowdown," says Sharpe.
  • Campaigns lower expectations in Iowa, brace for Trump win

    01/30/2016 8:06:25 AM PST · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 35 replies
    CNN ^ | 01/30/2016 | Manu Raju
    Ted Cruz has crisscrossed Iowa, headed to all 99 counties and has aggressively targeted this state‘s evangelical voters. Jeb Bush hired a top Iowa operative and had 30 paid staffers to build his operation here, while saying last summer that he still hoped to win the Hawkeye State. And Marco Rubio has dropped more money on TV than any other candidate, culminating in a 30-minute advertisement he‘s launching in media markets across the state. But each of these candidates have something in common: They are bracing for a Donald Trump win in Iowa and planning for the aftermath.
  • Cruz Right, Trump Wrong On Ethanol

    01/30/2016 6:42:35 AM PST · by raptor22 · 80 replies
    American Thinker ^ | January 30, 2016 | Daniel John Sobieski
    It has been said that if we were getting so-called “alternative” energy from potatoes instead of corn, the first primary/caucus would be held in Idaho instead of Iowa. As it is, ethanol from corn in the first state where votes are actually cast in a presidential election has led to endless political pandering in support of a fuel that consumes more energy than it provides, is difficult to transport, reduces car mileage, can damage auto enegines, and damages the environment.

    01/30/2016 4:42:05 AM PST · by Nextrush · 81 replies
    1/30/2016 | Self
    There are still four people occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Harney County, Oregon. David Fry, Jeff Banta, Sean Anderson and his wife Sandy are still there with the FBI saying negotiations are going on around the clock. The four want safe conduct out and decided not to leave after the FBI arrested others like Jason Patrick who left the refuge with promises of safe conduct out. The imprisoned leader of the occupation, Ammon Bundy, has called for the occupation to end, but the FBI's conduct with people leaving is putting a roadblock in the way. The Pacific Patriot...
  • Trump Leads Iowa; Some Rays of Hope for Cruz, Rubio (Trump: 31%; Cruz: 23%)

    01/29/2016 8:07:35 PM PST · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 86 replies
    Public Policy Polling ^ | 01/29/2016 | Tom Jensen
    PPP's new Iowa poll, conducted in partnership with Progress Iowa, continues to find Donald Trump leading in the state. He's at 31% to 23% for Ted Cruz, 14% for Marco Rubio, 9% for Ben Carson, 4% each for Jeb Bush, Mike Huckabee, and Rand Paul, 3% for Carly Fiorina, 2% each for Chris Christie and John Kasich, and 1% each for Jim Gilmore and Rick Santorum. Since we last polled Iowa two and a half weeks ago Trump and Cruz are the only candidates to see their support move by more than a couple points- Trump's seen a 3 point...
  • Donald Trump persuaded by Laredo mayor to temper border wall plan

    01/29/2016 7:01:55 PM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 73 replies
    My Statesman ^ | October 17, 2015 | Jonathan Tilove
    Donald Trump persuaded by Laredo mayor to temper border wall plan...
  • The Donald's Debate Boycott Officially Pays Off, As Bill Kristol Predicts Trump Has Peaked

    01/29/2016 1:28:03 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 53 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | January 29, 2016 | Eric Levitz
    Donald Trump's decision to boycott Thursday night's debate has officially paid off. While some speculated that the billionaire’s bizarre gamble would backfire, it is now clear that the odds of a Trump presidency have only improved over the past 24 hours. At 10:58 Thursday morning, Bill Kristol declared "Peak Trump" for the 11th* time this cycle.