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  • Abolish the Senate. It’s the only way to rein in modern presidents.

    08/30/2016 7:37:02 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 26 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | August 30, 2016 | John Bicknell
    With the prospect of a President Donald Trump or a President Hillary Clinton on the horizon, the growing trend toward the executive acting without the consent of Congress is troubling to all political stripes. Both parties claim to worry about a strong presidency, at least if the other party is in the White House. That trend has been exacerbated by President Obama, but it certainly didn’t start with him. With the exception of Calvin Coolidge, every president of the 20th and 21st centuries contributed to the problem. Many proposals to address the imperial presidency have been floated over the decades....
  • Hillary to Drop Out! (FReepathon Satire)

    08/30/2016 11:47:37 AM PDT · by xzins · 16 replies
    personal | 30 aug 16 | xzins
    Hillary Clinton has announced that she is dropping out of Free Republic, the online website for conservative discussion. Known by her handle, hilLIARy, Clinton has braved the heat at Free Republic up until this recent freep-a-thon. "I couldn't take it, anymore." She said. "People just kept giving and giving, donating and donating, and I was there to troll them into not donating. It was so disheartening." Asked about accomplices, Hillary pointed to a solid cadre of Republicans who are siding with her in the nevertrump and antitrump movement. "They've been my friends for years. Bill and I have partied with...
  • EU Socialism Bites Apple

    08/30/2016 3:50:25 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Rush ^ | August 30, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: The way the European Union is looking at Apple -- the European Union is nothing but a bunch of takers. The European Union wouldn't know how to produce diddly-squat. So Apple is the golden goose. And they're taking as many eggs from the golden goose as they can, because they're out of money. All these brilliant socialist Democrats in Western Europe, all these elites, these pointy-headed intellectuals, our so-called betters, can't manage anything. And they have been out of money for years. They don't know how to budget. They don't know how to behave responsibly. So here...
  • Kerry to Media: Stop Covering Terrorism

    08/30/2016 3:16:27 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Rush ^ | August 30, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: And then we have our secretary of state, our esteemed secretary of state John Kerry, who once served in Vietnam, he said yesterday during an appearance in Bangladesh that the media could do us all a service if they didn't cover terrorism quite as much. Well, might be doing Obama and Hillary a service, which is probably why John Kerry said so. Maybe it is why the Drive-Bys have stopped covering terrorism as much as they used to. Kerry was speaking at a press availability, said, "No country is immune from terrorism. It’s easy to terrorize. Government...
  • Drive-Bys Disgusted by the Weiner Story -- Because Trump Talked About It!

    08/30/2016 12:52:03 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 65 replies
    Rush ^ | August 30, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: I would love to see the eggs that Anthony Weiner hatched from. Does this guy not know, does he have not the slightest idea how the internet works? After having been caught once, does he have no idea how nothing on the internet is private? If you listen to the Drive-By Media, the biggest scandal about the Huma Weiner and the Carlos Danger contretemps is that Trump is using it to question Hillary's judgment. Yeah, they're trying to build a wall around Huma Weiner. "It's just unconscionable how Donald Trump would seek to exploit the pain and...
  • My Message to the Players of the NFL

    08/30/2016 12:38:59 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Rush ^ | August 30, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: You know, it is amazing how coincidence happens. When coincidence happens, it makes you ask, is it coincidence? It's amazing how events occur in your life with unbelievable timing. Last night I saw a movie which puts the folly and selfishness of Colin Kaepernick in full focus. And it was by happenstance, pure happenstance. Greetings and welcome. Great to have you. It is 800-282-2882 if you want to be on the program. We're gonna get to all the stuff today. We'll get to the campaign: Trump and Hillary. We'll get to Weiner and Huma and Apple and...
  • Everything You Have Been Told about Gayness and Gender Is Wrong

    08/30/2016 10:59:37 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 32 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 30, 2016 | Doug Mainwaring
    You haven’t been told the truth. You have been subjected to relentless sophistry and lies. We have been told over and over again that gays, lesbians, and transgenders are “born that way.” Science, in fact, makes no such claim. Never has. In fact, social science, biological science, and every branch of medical science and psychology contradict this claim. The New Atlantis, A Journal of Technology and Society, has produced a remarkable, far-reaching landmark study which offers a summary and an up-to-date explanation of research on sexual orientation and gender identity from the biological, psychological, and social sciences, covering nearly 200...
  • The S.E.C. Shoves The U.S.A. Further Into The P.C. Swamp

    08/30/2016 10:35:37 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 14 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | August 30, 2016 | George Leef
    Would corporations operate better if their board members were chosen so as to ensure that women and major racial/ethnic groups were all appropriately represented? Many social activists believe so and their thinking has penetrated into the federal regulatory agency that oversees our stock exchanges – the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Back in 2009, the SEC instituted a requirement that publicly traded companies disclose plans they might have regarding the diversity of their boards of directors. That is to say, the racial, ethnic and gender characteristics of board members – as if those attributes were the essential, defining attributes of...
  • How Many Ways Do You Say Liar, Hillary?

    08/30/2016 7:28:43 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 30, 2016 | Eileen F. Toplansky
    In his 1978 paperback titled Word Power Made Easy, author Norman Lewis devotes an entire chapter to the number of words used to describe lying. Thus, "it was the famous Greek philosopher and cynic Diogenes who went around the streets of Athens, lantern in hand, looking for an honest person. This was over two thousand years ago, but I presume that Diogenes would have as little success in his search today." Indeed, some have theorized "that language must have been invented for the sole purpose of deception." In reviewing the chapter, it is hard not to make the connections about...
  • Where There's Smoke There's Fire

    08/30/2016 7:08:11 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies ^ | August 30, 2016 | Cal Thomas
    The prize quote of this incendiary political year may go to Hillary Clinton. In response to Donald Trump's charge that the Clintons set up a pay-for-play arrangement that granted big contributors access to Clinton while she was secretary of state, Hillary Clinton said, "My work as secretary of state was not influenced by any outside forces. I made policy decisions based on what I thought was right to keep Americans safe and protect our interests abroad." She added, "I know there's a lot of smoke, and there's no fire." Can there be smoke without fire? I asked an expert. My...
  • Hillary’s Plantation

    08/30/2016 6:52:38 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 1 replies ^ | August 30, 2016 | Katie Kieffer
    She doesn’t discriminate. No, Hillary Clinton welcomes all less fortunate Americans into her campaign—especially women, African Americans, and the poor.Hillary is not often in a good mood and lately she is in a particularly foul mood. Why? Her opponent, Donald Trump, is engaging in straight talk with minorities, particularly African Americans:"Look at how much African-American communities are suffering from Democratic control. To those I say the following: what do you have to lose by trying something new - like Trump? …You're living in poverty, your schools are no good, you have no jobs, 58 percent of your youth is unemployed,...
  • Our 1 Percent Economy

    08/30/2016 6:44:19 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies ^ | August 30, 2016 | Stephen Moore
    Have you noticed that Hillary Clinton wants to talk about the economy about as much as she wants to talk about Monica Lewinsky or Benghazi? Here's why: The economy is lousy. Feeble. Barack Obama's own numbers prove it. We got revised GDP numbers from the Commerce Department on Friday and the economy is actually getting worse. The rate of economic growth was slightly less than 1 percent for the first six months of 2016. No wonder almost half of Americans think we are still in a recession. They are personally in recession. Is this really the best that the mighty...
  • Maybe Borders Aren't the Worst Invention Ever (Why would they be?)

    08/30/2016 6:36:59 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies ^ | August 30, 2016 | Michael Barone
    "Borders are the worst invention ever made by politicians." Those were the words of Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Union's European Commission, at the Alpbach Media Academy last Monday. Nonsense, most readers will surely think, in numbers going far beyond the legions of Americans dismayed with the choices they face in this year's presidential race. But it's worth thinking a bit more about where Juncker is coming from, and the implications of his statement in what is, in Europe as well as America, a fraught political year. Literally, Juncker comes from Luxembourg, a 998-square-mile country wedged between France, Germany...
  • The End of Mahmoud Abbas-The end of an era in Palestinian-Israeli relations approaches

    08/30/2016 5:22:19 AM PDT · by SJackson · 13 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | August 30, 2016 | Caroline Glick
    Like it or not, the day is fast approaching when the Palestinian Authority we have known for the past 22 years will cease to exist. PA leader Mahmoud Abbas’s US-trained Palestinian security forces have lost control over the Palestinians cities in Judea and Samaria. His EU- and US-funded bureaucracies are about to lose control over the local governments to Hamas. And his Fatah militias have turned against him. . Palestinian affairs experts Pinchas Inbari of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs and Khaled Abu Toameh of the Gatestone Institute have in recent weeks reported in detail about the insurrection of...
  • ISIS’s Child Terrorists and Their Palestinian Precedents

    08/30/2016 5:18:51 AM PDT · by SJackson · 3 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | August 30, 2016 | P. David Hornik
    ISIS’s Child Terrorists and Their Palestinian Precedents Somehow, evil practiced against Israel doesn’t register. August 30, 2016 P. David Hornik    “There is no safety for honest men, but by believing all possible evil of evil men, and by acting with promptitude, decision, and steadiness on that belief.” Those words, written in 1791 by Irish philosopher Edmund Burke, should be deeply internalized by anyone who wants to deal seriously with international affairs. In our present era of Islamic State and other Islamic terror groups, the phrase “all possible evil” seems to take on new meaning almost every day. As...
  • Los Latinos de California Gritan: Vote for Donald Trump!

    08/30/2016 5:08:56 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies ^ | August 30, 2016 | Arthur Schaper
    Over the past month, I have followed a flurry of Twitter feeds showcasing Latino support for Donald Trump. Were those social sites a front, a set of troll sites just to stir people up, or the real deal? One tweet announced a Latinos for Trump rally in Anaheim, California for August 28th, 2016.I decided to check it out. I thought it was too good to be true, but I made it. Traffic on a Sunday afternoon going down the 405 freeway (the main artery for traffic throughout the South Bay section of Los Angeles County) was not the obstacle I...
  • Bill, Hillary and the gift that keeps on grifting

    08/30/2016 5:04:38 AM PDT · by luke1825 · 17 replies
    Lowell Sun ^ | August 30 | Peter Lucas
    The surprise is not that so many people had to pay to get Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's attention, but how many got out the door without paying anything at all. How did these deadbeats beat the system? Heads should roll over that one. Consider that, according to the Associated Press, at least 85 of 154 people from private interests who met or had phone conversations with Clinton while she headed the State Department, donated substantial funds to the Clinton's charitable foundation.
  • On Hillary Clinton as a Model for Young Girls

    08/30/2016 4:57:11 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies ^ | August 30, 2016 | Dennis Prager
    One of the most oft-heard claims made by supporters of Hillary Clinton is what a positive role model she would be for young girls as president. They say: "Then, my daughters will know that nothing is to too great for them to aspire to. A woman can indeed be president of the United States." So goes the argument. According to the latest Quinnipiac University poll, women will vote for Clinton by 60 percent to 36 percent, a margin of 24 percent. In the last presidential election, the margin was 10 percent. If the polls are accurate concerning the lopsided female...
  • The Planned Progression of Parallel Purposes

    08/29/2016 4:26:49 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 22 replies
    Rapture Ready ^ | 29 Aug 16 | Gene Lawley
    Two parties have great plans for this world. One is bent on having a one world government in their control for selfish reasons of great magnitude. That party is made up of New World Order proponents who speak of their goal in glowing terms of peaceful law and order…for them. I have identified them as the Tower of Babel Syndrome, reaching as far back as that episode recorded in Genesis 11. The other party is God, the Sovereign of the Universe, who seems to have a knack for letting mankind do their thing, seemingly, and then turning those activities into...
  • My Response to Colin Kaepernick

    08/29/2016 3:34:31 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 46 replies
    Rush ^ | August 29, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Colin Kaepernick, the third string quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, everybody's had their say about this, and I want to weigh in with my response. And it's this from Ray Charles. (playing of song) AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL by Ray CharlesRUSH: One of my favorite pieces of music and obviously my favorite version -- and there are many -- of America the Beautiful. Ray Charles and his classic -- and, folks, we lose sight of something, but we are all blessed to be born in the United States of America. It is quite simply the absolute finest...
  • The Primaries Are Over -- And Now We Must Stop Hillary to Save the Country

    08/29/2016 2:27:46 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 33 replies
    Rush ^ | August 29, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Rick in Los Angeles. I'm glad you waited, sir. Your turn. Have at it. CALLER: Thanks for taking my call, Rush. I just wanted to comment on your comment that you just made about Trump and his illegal -- and his deportation shift. I just distinctly heard you say it's not considered a flip-flop. And I just want to tell you, you're doing a disservice to all of us Republican primary voters who didn't vote for Trump that are struggling with whether or not to vote for Trump, when you diminish the impact of his single policy...
  • Sowell: Abstract Immigrants in an Abstract World

    08/29/2016 1:44:36 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 19 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | August 30, 2016 | Thomas Sowell
    Why would a country with the world's largest Jewish population, outside of Israel, admit large numbers of immigrants from countries where hatred of Jews has been taught to their people from earliest childhood? This question is ultimately not about Muslims and Jews. It is about discussing immigrants in the abstract, rather than in terms of the specific concrete realities of particular immigrants in particular circumstances at a particular time and place — that time being now and that place being the United States of America. A hundred years ago, when immigration from other parts of the world was a major...
  • Drive-Bys Misunderstand My Laughter on Trump's Supposed Amnesty Flip-Flop

    08/29/2016 1:14:51 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 33 replies
    Rush ^ | August 29, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Folks, I have to express complete shock and surprise when I got today's audio sound bite roster. The first 11 sound bites are me and the Drive-By Media reacting to me and something that happened on this show last week. Now, I do not watch news broadcast on the weekend, maybe Sunday night just to get back into the flow. I don't watch the Sunday shows, and I haven't in a long time, and it's only because I know what they're gonna be, even before they air, even before the guest lists with published. I know what...
  • Huma Dumps Danger, Chooses Hillary

    08/29/2016 12:21:13 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 71 replies
    Rush ^ | August 29, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Okay. So Huma Abedin has announced that she is separating from the husband, Carlos Danger. Carlos Danger tweeting out photos of himself with a swollen crotch with a child next to him. So Huma says that's enough. Did Huma Abedin Weiner really not know she had a deviant taking care of her child? She may not know what's best for herself, but she apparently knows what's best for Hillary Clinton. I mean, she's in line, she's chief aide now. She's presumably gonna be Hillary's chief of staff. But she has not been chief of her husband's staff,...
  • Hillary's Emails: Soaked in Bleach

    08/29/2016 12:04:48 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 29, 2016 | Ryan Hansen
    On April 8, 1994, Kurt Cobain, the revered frontman of grunge rock band Nirvana, was found dead at his home in Seattle, Washington. His death was almost immediately ruled to be and was unanimously reported as a suicide, a self-inflicted gunshot with a 12-gauge shotgun. Also almost immediately, the stories of mysterious circumstances and cover-ups began to circulate. Other than in small but persistent conspiracy theory circles, these stories were largely overshadowed by the official police and world media storylines, and they may never have had their day in the sun were it not for the 2015 release of Benjamin...
  • The Battle for America's Mind

    08/29/2016 11:51:11 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 29, 2016 | James Arlandson
    What is the root or basis of the battle? Simple. It's epistemological and psychological: truth vs. ideology and facts vs. feelings. Is there such a thing as truth or facts? Do we let ideology warp truth? Do we let feelings triumph over truth and facts? The left employs six tactics to win the battle. The first is to deny that facts and truth exist. Nietzsche: Everything is Interpretation: ... Against those who say "There are only facts," I say, "No, facts are precisely what there is not, only interpretations." We cannot establish any fact in itself. Perhaps it is folly...
  • Sowell: A Gem in Chicago

    08/29/2016 11:44:33 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 9 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | August 30, 2016 | Thomas Sowell
    We have gotten so used to seeing college presidents and other academic "leaders" caving in to so many outrageous demands from little gangs of bullying students that it is a long overdue surprise to see a sign that at least one major university has shown some backbone. Dr. Robert J. Zimmer, president of the University of Chicago, has spoken out in the plainest language against the stifling of opinions that differ from political correctness, on campuses across the country. "Free speech is at risk at the very institution where it should be assured: the university," Dr. Zimmer said. "Invited speakers...
  • TWA 800: My Improbable Lunch with the Chairman of the NTSB

    08/29/2016 11:40:05 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 29, 2016 | Jack Cashill
    If you had told me on the morning of July 7 that I would have lunch on July 8 with the chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board, I would have likely countered with tales of flying pigs or Hamlet-writing monkeys. I knew the odds. In 2013-14, the TWA 800 Project Team made a systematic attempt to get the NTSB to reopen the investigation into the 1996 crash of TWA Flight 800. The Project Team included high-level whistleblowers, family members of the victims, and eyewitnesses. Collectively, team members had a whole lot more juice than I did, but for all...
  • Media Bias II: Hillary’s Health

    08/29/2016 11:30:12 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies ^ | August 29, 2016 | Susan Stamper Brown
    A CNN political commentator recently said it’s sexist  to raise questions about Hillary Clinton’s health.Apparently, issues like health, age, gender, religion, and race are off limits unless those in the mainstream media are discussing their political opponents. This bias should come as no surprise, given an Indiana University’s School of Journalism report found  Democrat journalists outnumber Republicans 4 to 1. Who knew?We don’t need Indiana University’s report to know left-leaning newsroom bias is everywhere. All one needs to do is watch television or read the newspaper. In 2008, liberal media pundits didn’t say it was sexist to attack Sarah Palin....
  • How the Clintons Fooled America with Elian Gonzalez

    08/29/2016 10:40:29 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 25 replies ^ | August 29, 2016 | Humberto Fontova
    ''I believe personally that this little boy (Elian Gonzalez) should be with his father…but I also believe that this is not a decision that politicians should be making. I wish everybody would take a deep breath, and a step back, and let's try to get this child into a safe, permanent, loving, unexploited home and family as soon as possible.''  (Hillary Clinton April 4, 2000.)Let the record show that most Americans approved of the Clinton-Castro shanghaiing of Elian Gonzalez.  A 60 Minutes “interview” of Elian’s father Juan Miguel by Dan Rather played a key role in this expert snookering of...

    08/29/2016 10:08:43 AM PDT · by shortstop · 53 replies ^ | 08/30/16 | Bob Lonsberry
    All Colin Kaepernick did was connect the progressive dots. He got an A on the test. His conclusion -- that the United States is an evil nation built and maintained for the oppression of black people -- is exactly the point made repeatedly by President Obama, Hillary Clinton, the Democratic platform and any number of progressive candidates and activists. He did nothing that their words have not implicitly demanded time and time again. At the end of last week, in a meaningless preseason NFL game, meaningless back-up 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat down through the national anthem as a sign...
  • Arizona Attorney General Brnovich Defends the First Amendment

    08/29/2016 9:58:57 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies ^ | August 29, 2016 | Ken Blackwell
    The Freedom from Religion Foundation folks must have been licking their chops the day they heard about the Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) director’s emails to his employees. This was going to be easy. The Wisconsin-based foundation would whip up a letter alleging a constitutional violation of the separation of church and state and Arizona officials would fall all over themselves to admonish DES Director Tim Jeffries. After all, he had used the state email system to send out an email to employees informing them that he would be going to Lourdes as a member of the Order of...
  • Kaepernick Anthem Snub is Not a Free Speech Issue

    08/29/2016 9:23:44 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 83 replies ^ | August 29, 2016 | Mark Davis
    It is hard to know which is more disillusioning: an NFL quarterback stupid enough to insult an entire nation in a political hissy fit, or a multitude of constitutionally illiterate people who think it is a free speech issue. Let’s cover both. For a while there, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was a story featuring something for everyone to admire. His childhood was a product of admirable values from the beginning, from a birth mother who chose adoption over abortion to a white couple raising a mixed-race child in one of those environments that inspiringly proves that racial differences...

    08/29/2016 8:04:05 AM PDT · by xzins · 8 replies
    WND ^ | 28 Aug 16
    Whatever the “Alt Right” might be, it’s politically irrelevant compared with what we’ll call the “Alt Left.” What is the “Alt Left”? It’s a movement of phony self-righteousness and “compassion” that it uses to gain power. It will do anything...say anything to achieve its goal of hammerlock control not only of government, but every significant cultural institution – from schools, universities and the press to churches, foundations, Hollywood and unions. And here’s the kicker: It’s racist to the core! The “Alt Left” supports population control, eugenics and repression of minorities. It does this in several ways: Stands silent amid the...
  • Obama Solves America’s Terrorist Shortage

    08/29/2016 5:32:10 AM PDT · by SJackson · 11 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | 8-29-16 | Daniel Greenfield
    Obama Solves America’s Terrorist Shortage If you are a member of ISIS, you have a better chance of reaching America than your Yazidi sex slave. August 29, 2016 Daniel Greenfield    Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. America's terrorist shortage may be reaching an end. If Orlando didn't satisfy you and San Bernardino left you wanting more. If you thought, why can't we have more Boston Marathon bombings, Obama has your back, and your front and any other directions that a pressure cooker full of nails...
  • Hillary's Long, Cozy Love Affairs With Racists

    08/29/2016 5:28:28 AM PDT · by SJackson · 9 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | 8-29-16 | John Perazzo
    Hillary's Long, Cozy Love Affairs With Racists Promoting racial animosity has been the mainstay of her political strategy for years. August 29, 2016 John Perazzo    There is something otherworldly about Hillary Clinton accusing her Republican rival of running a presidential campaign steeped in “racial resentment,” “divisive rhetoric,” and “racist comments.” Otherworldly, because these are precisely the elements that have been Hillary's stock-in-trade since the dawn of her political career. During her first presidential campaign eight years ago, Mrs. Clinton spoke at an event held by Al Sharpton's National Action Network, where she crowed about the “long and positive relationship” she had...
  • Claims of Racism Are The Last Refuge Of A Shrill Harridan

    08/29/2016 5:25:49 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies ^ | August 29, 2016 | Kurt Schlichter
    This week we found out that 40% of Americans are irredeemably racist – isn’t that the takeaway from Hillary’s ad and her speech about how anyone voting for Trump is one step away from pulling a hood out of the hamper and firing up a cross? Then we found out that a bunch of bitter virgins sitting at keyboards who occasionally take a break from viewing My Little Pony-themed porn to tweet about their Nordic heritage are the major driver behind Donald Trump. Has anyone actually met a member of the Alt Right in real life? I haven’t, but then...
  • Democrat Senate Candidate Lies About Refugees

    08/28/2016 6:31:27 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Polizette ^ | August 28, 2016 | Kathryn Blackhurst
    Says they’re all orphans and widows because the men are 'all dead' Democratic Rep. Tammy Duckworth from Illinois blatantly misled attendees at a forum this week when she claimed that the United States does not accept military-aged male Syrian refugees into the country. Duckworth, who is running against incumbent Republican Sen. Mark Kirk for his Senate seat, said Wednesday at a roundtable event with the Illinois Farm Bureau that the U.S. predominantly accepts Syrian women and children who are widows and orphans. Duckworth went on to imply there are “no men of military age” brought into the United States under...
  • This is Why Republicans Need to Stop Hating on Trump

    08/28/2016 6:04:06 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 14 replies ^ | August 23, 2016 | By Raynard Jackson (NNPA News Wire Columnist)
    Any member of an organization that truly cares about the group will not hesitate to hold the leadership accountable for the group’s actions, if they deem them to be inconsistent with the mission of the group. This is because they want to see the group succeed in fulfilling its mission. Many in the Republican Party have criticized Trump’s campaign, not because they want Trump to win, but because “they” don’t want to lose. They don’t want to lose their “power.” They want to be re-elected to their various congressional and gubernatorial offices strictly for the sake of having power, not...
  • A Brain-damaged US President with Finger on the Nuclear Button?

    08/28/2016 4:30:46 PM PDT · by Jyotishi · 45 replies
    New Eastern Outlook, ^ | August 24, 2016 | F. William Engdahl
    Hillary Rodham Clinton seems to surround herself with more scandals than you can shake a stick at, as we said when I was growing up in Texas. We had the Mena, Arkansas scandals when her husband, Bubba, otherwise known as William Jefferson Clinton, was Attorney General and then Governor. Ambrose Evans Pritchard, the British Telegraph investigative journalist did a masterful documentation of that in his The Secret Life of Bill Clinton, when Bill was President facing impeachment in the 1990's. Then there are the Clinton Foundation scandals documented in the 2015 Peter Schweitzer book, Clinton Cash: The Untold Story of...
  • Voter turnout: Election may be in hands of few

    08/28/2016 4:19:09 PM PDT · by Innovative · 18 replies
    The Shanee News Star ^ | Aug. 28, 2016 | Vicky O. Misa
    There's an old adage that says, “You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him drink.” As presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump spend the tail-end of their campaigns securing votes on the big day, their biggest battle may not be getting voters to stand on their side –– as much as getting voters to literally mark that ballot. One of the most obvious determining factors to the election's outcome is whether voters bother going to the polls at all –– leaving the fate of the country in the hands of the few who do. The...
  • Time Magazine: Hillary Clinton’s Reaction to Her Foundation Scandal Is Disastrous

    08/28/2016 1:57:08 PM PDT · by drewh · 98 replies
    Time ^ | Aug. 25, 2016 | Elise Jordan @Elise_Jordan
    As I watch Hillary Clinton wish away the fallout of the Clinton Foundation’s unseemly ties with the State Department during her tenure as Secretary of State, I can’t help but think that her self-inflicted wound just bleeds and bleeds and bleeds. Every day that she fails to seriously address the rotten consequences of her poor judgment, Clinton further erodes the already lacking public trust in her. By avoiding a sincere display of contrition, she risks her candidacy and the foundation her family built. The numbers on the alleged pay-to-play are damning: as reported by the Associated Press, of 154 non-official...
  • A New Home in Vonnegut’s Venezuela

    08/28/2016 12:46:35 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies ^ | August 28, 2016 | Paul Jacob
    Venezuela’s big-daddy socialism descends into dystopia. But the Venezuelan nightmare isn’t so much Orwellian as something more akin to the late Kurt Vonnegut’s imagination. After all, it really could be more amusing than terrifying . . . if only a work of fiction. Like a Vonnegut satire, we find Venezuela to be a country without food on its grocery store shelves, folks desperately searching for scarce medicine and toilet paper, hundreds of thousands clogging border crossings. And yet, the elected-president-become-dictator just announced — to glorious fanfare and by the supreme generosity of the national government — that the 87 Venezuelan...
  • Don't Kill the Death Penalty in California

    08/28/2016 12:31:15 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies ^ | August 28, 2016 | Debra J. Saunders
    Opponents of California's death penalty have been highly successful at thwarting executions since the state resumed executions in 1992 after a 20-year hiatus. Their latest ploy is Proposition 62, which would repeal the death penalty and resentence death row inmates to life without parole. Measure sponsors argue that capital punishment presents the risk of executing an innocent person, but also state that California's death penalty is "simply unworkable." That's a cheeky stand, coming from the corner that has been throwing monkey wrenches into the criminal justice system to subvert death penalty law. Over the years, appellate attorneys have introduced endless...
  • The Race Card Cometh

    08/28/2016 11:15:52 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies ^ | August 28, 2016 | Derek Hunter
    That didn’t take long. It was beyond question Hillary Clinton would play the race card. The only issue was when. Progressives are born without forearms, which affords them the ability to have so many such cards up their sleeves. But playing it this early and this forcefully does not demonstrate strength on Hillary’s part; it’s a testament to her insecurity and weakness. Calling Donald Trump a racist is neither new nor unexpected. Any elected official or person with an “R” after their name can count on that charge like you can count on the sunrise. That it came this early...
  • Hillary Clinton: From Glass Ceiling to Crass Dealing

    08/28/2016 8:27:24 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 28, 2016 | Ken Blackwell
    The world has seen a number of women as top political leaders. Theresa May is the second female prime minister in Great Britain, after Maggie Thatcher. Angela Merkel is the long-serving chancellor of Germany. Years ago, there was Indira Gandhi of India. Now Hillary Clinton is on the cusp of being elected U.S. president, the biggest political prize in the world. Despite America's disquiet with family dynasties in a republic, there is much to celebrate in America's willingness to elect anyone, irrespective of background, as president. Unfortunately, Clinton is a poor choice to be a path-breaker. The image that best...
  • The risk of open borders [EU/Germany]

    08/28/2016 8:03:55 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 6 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 08.24.2016 | Fabian von der Mark / cl
    A year ago Germany showed itself as a country offering help. Security wasn’t an issue, but today it’s clear that terrorists have misused refugee routes and extremists are recruiting members amongst refugees. The terrorist attacks in Würzburg and Ansbach in July were not related to the arrival of so many refugees in the autumn of 2015. Both assailants were already living in Bavaria. But the fact that people, who had been taken in by Germany, then took an ax and a bomb, respectively, and turned on those who had offered help, has highlighted the disturbing side of migration. Many now...
  • The Voters’ Presidential Choice: Certainties and Possibilities

    08/28/2016 7:29:39 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 28, 2016 | Patricia McCarthy
    Americans are faced with a difficult and ugly choice in the coming election. Never in American history have there been two more unpopular candidates for president. For a year Donald Trump offended just about everyone, one way or another, but somehow managed to beat sixteen other conventionally more qualified candidates to become the Republican nominee. What explains his victory? His rage against the tyranny of the DC establishment, left and right, that resonated with many millions of people who are fed up with the blight upon free speech that is political correctness. They are fed up with Obama's eight years...
  • Pre-Empting the Liberal Media

    08/28/2016 7:20:26 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 28, 2016 | Steve Feinstein
    Liberal mainstream media bias for Hillary Clinton is the single biggest factor so far in this election season contributing to her lead in the polls. The nightly news on NBC, ABC, CBS, NPR, the NY Times, Washington Post, the morning and late-night TV shows, CNN, MSNBC, and all the websites associated with these sources are strongly and openly behind Hillary and her “first woman” status. Many so-called journalists have dropped any pretense of objectivity and are quite unashamedly and openly supportive of Clinton, while they derisively dismiss Trump as an unserious nonentity. Ostensibly, it is Trump’s presence in this year’s...
  • Proof That Angry White Males Have Every Right to be Angry

    08/28/2016 7:15:02 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 28, 2016 | Wayne Allyn Root
    Editor’s note: The following is adapted from Wayne Allyn Root’s new book, Angry White MaleThe destruction, the annihilation, the conspiracy to destroy the middle class is real. The murder of the middle class is not a theory. It’s not an opinion. It’s not a figgment of my imagination. It’s a proven fact. Three studies were published backing up what I’m saying. Sometimes, timing isn’t important—it’s everything. Study 1: Pew Research Proves Death of
Middle Class
A definitive study was released by the nonpartisan Pew Research Center. Yes, Pew is the same research group mentioned earlier who studied and identified the dominant percentage...