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  • Howard Dean Doubles Down on Trump 'Using Coke?';

    09/28/2016 7:28:00 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 67 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | September 28, 2016 | Tom Blumer
    During Monday night's presidential debate, former DNC chairman and 2004 presidential candidate Howard Dean tweeted: "Notice Trump sniffing all the time. Coke user?" Even the tabloid site TMZ described Dean's tweet as a "low blow." Unbowed, Dean doubled down at MSNBC on Tuesday, to the point where a clearly uncomfortable Kate Snow tried to maneuver him into backing away a bit. He wouldn't, which is fine with Chris Cillizza of the Washington Post, who told the network's Peter Alexander on Wednesday that "we should probably be talking more about" Dean’s speculation. At the Washington Free Beacon Tuesday afternoon, David Rutz reported that...
  • Called the FBI re:Public Corruption (vanity)

    09/28/2016 3:57:17 PM PDT · by A Navy Vet · 25 replies
    VetsCoR ^ | September 27, 2016 | A Navy Vet
    Out of disgust and frustration, I finally called the Federal Bureau of Investigation. I got through to the Public Corruption office. I asked who I was talking to and he gave me a number. https://www.fbi.gov/investigate/public-corruption
  • Michelle (My Belle) Campaigns Against Trump in Philadelphia

    09/28/2016 3:10:54 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | September 28, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: I mentioned in the previous hour Politico story: "Clinton Campaign in Panic Mode over Black Voter Support in Florida." This is interesting. I mean, the conventional wisdom from the Drive-By side is if Hillary cannot get close to replicating the Obama turnout, particularly in African-Americans, that she is in deep, deep doo-doo. Now, Hillary, of course, counters this by going out to black events and trying to sound like she's African-American. (impression) "I ain't no ways t'aaaird!" When, in fact, she can barely stand up, she's so damn tired. "I ain't no ways t'air... (coughing) t'aired!" It's...
  • Your Host Ruins the Post-Debate Glow for Mark Halperin and John Heilemann

    09/28/2016 1:39:07 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | September 28, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: "Clinton Feels the Pressure." Why? Even after a strong debate, Clinton has a huge staff advantage over Trump. The Electoral College is tilted in her favor. She's running to succeed Obama, who's a popular president. She's running against Trump who ought to be the easiest candidate for president ever to beat. And despite all that, she finds herself in an excruciatingly tight race. "Why aren't I 50 points ahead?" Apparently she is feeling the pressure. The next headline from Politico: "Clinton Campaign in 'Panic Mode' Over Florida Black Voters." This story is from today. It's a post-debate...
  • In 30 Years of Public Life, Hillary Clinton Has Never Made Anyone Feel Good

    09/28/2016 12:08:29 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | September 28, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: If you establishment types really, really want to understand how Trump supporters look at this -- if you really do -- let me remind you of something. By the way, I'm proud of how often I'm seeing this pop up in columns and opinion pieces. It is something I have been reminding people over the past month. You guys in the Drive-Bys in analyzing Hillary's debate, you're judging rhetoric. You're judging the spoken word. That's how you define intelligence (muttering), "It's intellectualspeak. You communicate (muttering) so you're really, really smart, really... Obama does intellectualspeak. It's a specific...
  • That time Hillary Clinton said all Americans are racist and nobody blinked an eye

    09/28/2016 11:48:19 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | September 28, 2016 | LARRY O'CONNOR
    Shouldn’t we be talking about Hillary Clinton’s startling proclamation during Monday night’s debate that every American has “implicit bias” on race relations? When asked by moderator Lester Holt (the only time he asked a direct and exclusive question of the Democratic Party’s nominee) “Do you believe that police are implicitly biased against black people?” Clinton didn’t just throw cops under the racist bus, she threw us all under: Lester, I think implicit bias is a problem for everyone. Not just police. I think unfortunately too many of us in our great country, um, jump to conclusions about each other. And...
  • Millennials and the Obama Legacy

    09/28/2016 11:15:10 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 28, 2016 | Jon N. Hall
    In his 2008 campaign for president, candidate Obama said that the debt run up by President Bush was irresponsible and unpatriotic and that Bush ran up the debt all by his lonesome (short video). Despite presiding over far more debt in his first term than Bush did in two, President Obama was re-elected by young folks. It would seem that debt doesnt really register with millennials. Although millennials may not be interested in debt, debt is interested in them. On Oct. 1, 2016 the federal government will begin its next fiscal year, FY 2017. Fiscal 2017 will mark ten years...
  • Hillary Clintons Lyin Eyes

    09/28/2016 11:01:09 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 28, 2016 | Brian C. Joondeph
    Long ago in 1976, Bill Clinton was elected Arkansas attorney general, launching his political career and that of his ambitious wife. One year earlier, The Eagles released their hit song Lyin Eyes. Little did Don Henley and Glenn Frey know that their popular song and Hillary Clinton would have a synchronous moment 40 years later during her presidential campaign. The lyrics, You cant hide your lyin eyes at one level, fits Mrs. Clintons life story and political history quite accurately and at another level provides a glimpse into her current health and suitability to serve as president. From the early...
  • Media Bias: Trump Said Miss Universe Was Heavy in '96 Hillary Threatened Sex Assault Victims in '98

    09/28/2016 10:55:08 AM PDT · by xzins · 27 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | Sep 27th, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    In 1996 Miss Venezuela Alicia Machado was crowned Miss Universe. Donald Trump owned the pageant at the time. Trump later criticized Machado after she gained a significant amount of weight while representing the pageant. Donald Trump was later filmed with Alicia Machado while she was working out. Trump said she liked to eat. Machado claimed that she felt humiliated when she was photographed exercising at a gym with Trump watching. He said Tuesday that she gained a massive amount of weight. (Daily Mail) In 1998 court documents revealed she was accused of driving her boyfriend from the scene of a...
  • Trump's Taxes? Audit the Clinton Foundation!

    09/28/2016 10:21:51 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 28, 2016 | Daniel John Sobieski
    Perhaps Sen. Harry Reid should sue Hillary Clinton for copyright infringement. The former Secretary of State went after Donald Trump for failing to release his tax returns, suggesting that it could be because he is not as charitable as he claims or maybe he didnt pay any taxes on his fortune. it was eerily reminiscent of the lie Harry Reid admitted telling in 2012 about Mitt Romney: One of the strangest incidents of the 2012 presidential campaign was when then-Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid accused then-Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney of having not paid any taxes over the past...
  • Lester Holt Learns His Lauer Lesson

    09/28/2016 6:46:26 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 90 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 28, 2016 | Brent Bozell
    Washington Post reporter Callum Borchers should win some kind of award for the worst pre-debate spin. He tried to defend NBC anchor and presidential debate host Lester Holt: "It turns out Holt is actually a registered Republican. Trump still might find things to complain about Monday night, but a case for partisan bias against him will be tough to make." Right after the debate, despite all evidence, the Post's Chris Cillizza doubled down, saying: "Want a testament to how well Holt did? I guarantee you no one is talking about him tomorrow. That's a win." That is precisely as the...
  • Hillary got some home-cooking from Lester Holt

    09/28/2016 6:30:19 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    Todd Starnes.com ^ | September 27, 2016 | Todd Starnes
    The nation got to see the best and the brightest that the Republicans and Democrats had to offer last night at Hofstra University. Here are six takeaways from the debate: 1. Somebody forgot to tell the moderator that he was supposed to moderate and not debate Donald Trump. Lester Holt, of the Nobody But Clinton network, was clearly in the tank for Hillary Clinton. I suspect he was secretly auditioning to be her press secretary. Just tally the number of times Holt interrupted Trump and pressed him on follow up questions and then compare that number to Hillarys. As we...
  • Transgenderism Can Be Helpful

    09/28/2016 5:40:59 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 28, 2016 | Walter E. Williams
    North Carolina's legislative body passed the Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act, which mandates a statewide policy banning individuals from using public bathrooms that do not correspond to their biological sex, as opposed to their opinion of their sex. That means people must use bathrooms and other public facilities where occupants can be in various stages of undress according to whether their sex chromosomes are XX, in the case of females, or XY, in the case of males. The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community claims that the use of biology to determine sex is oppressive and limits alternatives. I...
  • A Tale of Two Cities, and Two Paths for America

    09/28/2016 5:28:55 AM PDT · by Kaslin
    Townhall.com ^ | September 28, 2016 | Allen West
    I find it rather interesting, no hypocritical, that when it comes to what can only be described as a domestic Islamic terrorist/jihadist attack we are admonished to not rush to judgement or be impetuous. We are directed to never make any general statements and comparisons of Islam to terrorist activity, or be castigated as an Islamophobe. We are chastised as inciting Islamic jihadist recruitment if we refer to the enemy as they refer to themselves -- after all the best method to combat terrorism is with compassion, unity, and love. Our Republics system of justice is based upon the premise...
  • Eight Years Later, Obama Has Learned Nothing About the Israeli-Palestinian Dispute

    09/28/2016 5:23:23 AM PDT · by SJackson · 13 replies
    Algemeiner ^ | 9-26-16 | Mitchell Bard
    President Obamas failure to learn anything in the last eight years about the Palestinian-Israeli dispute was evident in his final speech to the UN General Assembly. In the mere 31 words that he devoted to the subject, he laid bare his ignorance: Israelis and Palestinians will be better off if Palestinians reject incitement and recognize the legitimacy of Israel, he said. But Israel recognizes that it cannot permanently occupy and settle Palestinian land. Sounds reasonable enough, doesnt it? Both sides have responsibility for the conflict except they dont. First, the Palestinian side of the equation was severely understated. Yes,...
  • Hillary, Interrupted

    09/28/2016 4:18:53 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 28, 2016 | Michelle Malkin
    Whatever happened to "I Am Woman, Hear Me Roar"? Whither "Girl Power"? When did Rosie the Riveter's "We Can Do It!" give way to Hillary the Haranguer's "We Can't Handle It"? It's 2016, and the Democrats' feminist heroine running for commander in chief is whinnying about being -- wait for it -- interrupted. Quick! Prepare a complaint to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women. Poor, fragile, defenseless Hillary Clinton is a victim of the international human rights crime of serial conversational obstruction. Mainstream media outlets (also known as the Coalition of Liberal Narrative-Benders For Hillary)...
  • Is Hillary Clinton's win in the eye of beholder?

    09/27/2016 10:30:02 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies
    The Boston Herald ^ | September 28, 2016 | Chris Cassidy
    Hillary Clinton has been declared the winner of the most watched debate ever by the bulk of the media, but they may be once again demonstrating their failure to understand what makes Donald Trump voters tick and why his fans think he came out on top, according to political analysts. Clinton and Trump are talking to two very different countries, and political analysts and reporters are generally in the country Clinton, not Trump, inhabits. wrote Larry Sabato, the author of Sabatos Crystal Ball and a political science professor at the University of Virginia. Sabato, elaborating in comments to the...
  • Facts back up Trump Jr.s refugee skittles analogy

    09/27/2016 8:47:11 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 21 replies
    The Toronto Sun ^ | September 25, 2016 | Jerry Agar
    There is no possible way that among the Syrian refugees desperately needing our help, there could be a few dangerous terrorists. It is only ridiculous, racist conservatives the types of people who will vote for Donald Trump - who insult the Syrian people, and intelligent liberals everywhere, by saying that there could be. We know this because we were instructed in that regard by earnest, progressive commentators who were out recently parading their caring tolerance in reaction to the son of the Republican candidate for president in the United States. Except that they are wrong; and provably so. Donald...
  • Trump and the Second Amendment

    09/27/2016 6:30:20 PM PDT · by Innovative · 38 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Sept. 27, 2016 | Ilya Somin
    At last nights presidential debate Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton made all kinds of attacks on each other. But on one notable issue, they were in complete agreement: they both think people on the federal governments no fly list should be categorically denied their right buy guns under the Second Amendment. Both candidates have repeatedly said so for months. Trumps stance on this issue should be deeply troubling to those who care about gun rights and also to people concerned about constitutional rights generally, even if they dont care much about this one.
  • If Lester Holt Really Wanted to Be Fair and Balanced...

    09/27/2016 4:44:49 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 42 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | September 27, 2016 | Geoffrey Dickens
    >NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt, at Monday night’s debate, repeatedly cross-examined and fact-checked GOP nominee Donald Trump. However, for Hillary Clinton there was not one single challenge to anything she said. And there wasn’t a hard-hitting question to the Democratic nominee on any of her controversies whether it be Benghazi, the Clinton Foundation or the e-mails. If Holt had correctly done his job as moderator he could’ve asked a tough question of Trump and then pivoted to ask an equally challenging question to Clinton. The debate might have gone completely different if he had.  Listed below are questions actually...
  • Trump Changes It All! You Can't See This Debate Through the Traditional Prism

    09/27/2016 3:27:59 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | September 27, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Okay, folks, let's just get straight to it. For people watching this debate last night through the usual prism, through the standard inside-the-Beltway, insider establishment elite circles, if you watched the debate with that as your life experience, with that defining your expectations and that defining your analysis and commentary, Hillary Clinton won this debate in a knockout. If that's how you watch these things. And that's how the Drive-Bys see it. That's how party officials see it. That's how elected officials see it. That is how people inside the Beltway in the business of politics saw...
  • Trump Used My Line: She's Been There 30 Years and Has Nothing to Show for It

    09/27/2016 2:47:57 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | September 27, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: I want to start with this. I was really jazzed, I must admit. I was jazzed last night when Trump -- and this was early on in the debate. Even the Drive-Bys were concluding that Trump owned the first 20 to 30 minutes. And, if you're gonna own a segment of the debate, it's not bad to own the first 20 or 30 minutes. I haven't seen anything on ratings yet. It won't be long before they do. I mean, the Drive-Bys were expecting a world record of 80 to 100 million people that watched this. I...
  • When Condescending Hillary Attacks Trump, She Attacks His Supporters

    09/27/2016 1:56:35 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | September 27, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Okay. We'll start on the phones in Glastonbury, Connecticut. Mike, great to have you, sir, on the EIB Network. Hello. CALLER: Hey, Rush, great to talk to you again. Mega dittos from Hillary's basket of deplorables. RUSH: Thank you, sir. CALLER: I'm just calling to touch on the point you made earlier about when the Drive-Bys see Trump on the defensive, we see him attacking. RUSH: Yeah, exactly. CALLER: Yeah. I agree with that, but I also think we feel like we're being directly attacked by Hillary when she goes low at Trump. You know, when she...
  • Snap Polls Show Widening Disconnect Between the Drive-Bys and Rest of Us

    09/27/2016 1:14:21 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | September 27, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: I've got a bunch of stories in the Stack that are the same thing as this sound bite. This is ABC News Good Morning America, Amy Robach is the news infobabe, the anchorette. She spoke with a group of undecided voters about last night's debate, and during the segment, Amy Robach and an unidentified voter had this little exchange. ROBACH: We've got our group of undecided voters here behind me so let's see a show of hands. How many of you made up your minds who you're gonna vote for based on last night's debate? One, two....
  • Globalism, Soros, and Charlotte: Now I Get It

    09/27/2016 12:44:51 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 27, 2016 | Christopher Chantrill
    For the last few months Ive had a question in my mind: Just what is George Soros up to? Because I could not understand why a great capitalist speculator, a financial operator who makes the Koch Brothers look like altar boys, would be interested in funding a lefty activist group like Black Lives Matter. It didnt compute. But now I understand. No doubt you readers already figured it out. Alas, I am not so smart. The light went on when I was reading Progressivism Goes Global by John Fonte and John Loo in National Review about the plans of the...
  • President Hillary Blacks Out

    09/27/2016 11:48:22 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 27, 2016 | Stephen Bryen
    The following scenario is what it could look like, and it does raise a few important questions. The confrontation with the Russians has grown. Russian ships have fired warning shots at an American aircraft carrier in the Mediterranean as the US carrier approaches the Syrian coast. The Russians counter by moving cruise missile carrying warships into place armed with Kaliber missiles, the same ones that smashed into Aleppo killing scores of people. And the Russians are reportedly moving troops up closer to the borders of Eastern Europe. A critical meeting takes place in the White House at 2300 hours (11PM)....
  • 6 Reasons Breitbart Is The Most Bat---t Crazy Website Ever (CRACKED slimes Breitbart)

    09/27/2016 11:40:13 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 28 replies
    Cracked.com ^ | 9-27-2016 | Jim Avery
    A few weeks ago, Donald Trump decided his campaign team wasn't Legion of Doomy enough, so he added Breitbart News chairman Stephen Bannon. Now, a presidential candidate forming an alliance with a media website in itself is pretty weird, but Breitbart isn't just any media outlet. Breitbart makes Fox News look like the BBC. If websites were people, Fox News would be your friend who's casually thinking of voting for Trump because they can't stand Hillary Clinton, and Breitbart would be Donald Trump when he went on the WWE.
  • SCORE THE FIRST DEBATE (DILBERT ON FIRST DEBATE)

    09/27/2016 10:23:42 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 55 replies
    Dilbert ^ | 09/27/2016 | Scott Adams
    I Score the First Debate Posted September 27th, 2016 @ 8:27am Trump and Clinton debated each other for the first time last night. Heres how I score the night. Clinton won on points. She had more command of the details and the cleaner answers. Trump did a lot of interrupting and he was defensive. If this were a college debate competition, Clinton would be declared the winner. I call that victory on the 2D chess board. But voters dont care about facts and debating style. They care about how they feel. So lets talk about that. For starters, Trump and...
  • The Conservative HQ/Viguerie Take On The Trump -- Clinton Debate

    09/27/2016 10:15:48 AM PDT · by xzins · 11 replies
    The Conservative HQ ^ | 9/27/16 | CHQ Staff
    2016 election Donald Trump expectations first presidential debate Hillary Clinton Lester Holt polls presidential | Trump was in control and dominated the moderator, his opponent and the debate, said CHQ Chairman Richard A. Viguerie in a post-debate interview with NewsMaxs John Gizzi. For those voters who want to change our country's leadership Trump helped them feel that he was an acceptable alternative. Trump tonight did what Reagan did in 1980 for those undecided voters --he showed he Trump Clinton debatewas an acceptable alternative, observed Viguerie. And post-debate polling appears to back-up Mr. Vigueries observations. According to a Breitbart/Gravis flash poll...
  • Hillary Clinton's Huge Mistake at the Debate: She Lied About TPP Bad Trade Deal with Asia

    09/27/2016 6:41:19 AM PDT · by xzins · 32 replies
    Personal | 27 Sep 16 | Xzins
    We can discuss the polls to determine the victor from last night, and we'd be left with a huge number that say Trump won and a few that say Clinton won. Or, we could look at little, non-scientific groups that networks gather called focus groups and we can wonder how any American doesn't realize that a dozen people isn't even vaguely representative of the 320 million Americans. Americans aren't that stupid. Sadly, the media thinks we are. We can look a demeanor, and we'll note the deer-in-the-headlights look of Clinton for the first two-thirds of the debate, or we'll note...
  • What you saw at the debate last night depends on who you are

    09/27/2016 6:36:51 AM PDT · by Lakeshark · 47 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | 9/27/16 | Thomas Lifson
    There is something close to a consensus view among pundits that Hillary Clinton won the first presidential debate. As has been true throughout the campaign, the pundits are wrong about Trump. The kind of people who watch a presidential debate with a notepad found Hillary to be well organized, articulate, knowledgeable, and fully presidential. By the conventional rules of the cognitive elite, Trump lost. He was spontaneous, not memorized, emotional, not controlled, and downright angry at times as he reviewed whats happened to our country over the last decades the 30 years Hillary Clinton has been in politics. In...
  • Hillarys Deplorables: Mass Media

    09/27/2016 6:24:17 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 27, 2016 | Susan Stamper Brown
    The fix is in. Even if she doesn’t show up for the upcoming presidential debates, Hillary Clinton will be declared the winner. Hillary will be declared the winner by the same media who covered for her when she disparaged millions of hardworking Americans, saying half of Trump supporters belonged in a “basket of deplorables,” consisting of “racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamophobic” individuals.People haven’t heard much about Hillary’s “deplorables” comment because that kind of behavior doesn’t fit the narrative. So her media friends changed the subject, reporting about “important” things like how cow farts contribute to global warming, rather than all...
  • Wanted: A Leader

    09/27/2016 5:56:52 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 27, 2016 | Paul Greenberg
    Alexander Hamilton said energy in the executive is essential. That was back in what used to be called the critical period of American history -- when the still new Republic was threatening to come apart, as eventually it did in the next century. But this crisis is now and needs to be dealt with now, and decisively now. Instead, the major parties have nominated (a) a buffoon who seems willing to say anything that will give him and his followers a moment in the spotlight in this age of Trump and all things Trumpian, and (b) a "leader" with little...
  • Advice For Donald: Scare America With The Truth

    09/27/2016 5:25:11 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 27, 2016 | Wayne Allyn Root
    I have advice for Donald Trump for tonight's debate. Mitt Romney was afraid to tell the truth. He thought it was "too dark." He thought it might scare America. Well it's time to scare America. It's time for Donald Trump to trust American voters with the truth. Call it a modern version of "Scared Straight." I'm a small businessman. I'm at ground zero. I'm living the real-world results of Obama's economic policies every day. It's a disaster out here. The middle class is destroyed, shattered, annihilated. Small business owners are struggling to survive. America and capitalism are hanging by a...
  • Is Charlotte Our Future?

    09/27/2016 5:13:55 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 33 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 27, 2016 | Pat Buchanan
    Celebrating the racial diversity of the Charlotte protesters last week, William Barber II, chairman of the North Carolina NAACP, proudly proclaimed, "This is what democracy looks like." Well, if Barber is right, so, too, was John Adams, who warned us that "democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide." Consider what the protesters, who, exults Barber, "show us a way forward to peace and justice," accomplished. In the first two nights of rioting, the mob injured a dozen cops, beat white people, smashed and looted stores,...
  • Bernie Clinton

    09/27/2016 5:07:29 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 27, 2016 | Stephen Moore
    Someone might want to inform Hillary Clinton that greed and envy are two of the seven deadly sins. Her new revised tax plan would raise the estate tax to as high as 65 percent -- up from 40 percent, where it is today. She would also apply this hated death tax to as many as twice as many estates. It's one of her dumbest ideas yet -- and that is saying a lot. It won't raise any revenue to speak of. It's a bow-tied gift to estate-tax lawyers and accountants. Many studies have found that the cost to the economy...
  • Domestic Migration (Mostly) Explains a Generation of Partisan Changes

    09/27/2016 4:49:00 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 27, 2016 | Michael Barone
    Let's step back, as we approach the first presidential debate of the 2016 campaign, and look back to try to understand how voting patterns have changed over a generation, by comparing the 2012 presidential results with those of 1988 -- keeping in mind possible shifts since 2012 suggested by 2016 polling. My thesis is that changes in states' voting behavior can best be explained by surges of migration over the past generation -- not just immigration, a subject of obvious interest this campaign season, but even more of internal migration within the United States. The overall picture is one of...
  • Great Lakes and Wyoming wolves at risk of delisting from Endangered Species Act

    09/27/2016 4:46:28 AM PDT · by SJackson · 20 replies
    Capital Times ^ | Sep 25, 2016 | PATRICIA RANDOLPH
    “This is not a biological issue. It is a political issue…we want wolves gone.” ~ Statements made at the Sen. Tom Tiffany/Rep. Adam Jarchow Sept. 15 Great Lakes Wolf Summit The actions and legislation of this U.S. Congress make me realize that hunters think that wilderness is a federally financed shooting range with roads leading across it from all directions, dogs fighting bears and wolves, forests emptied using steel-jaw traps, and living animals lined up for target practice. Until the 90 percent of us who do not kill wildlife realize that “hunting” has morphed from a way to gather food...
  • Where Does Black Lives Matter's Anti-Semitism Come From?

    09/27/2016 4:41:47 AM PDT · by SJackson · 38 replies
    Gatestone Institute ^ | September 21, 2016 | Philip Carl Salzman
    Black Lives Matter has been guided to anti-Semitism by the concept of "intersectionality, which argues that all oppressions are interlinked and cannot be solved alone. Thus, women can never be treated fairly if blacks face racial prejudice, and the disabled are not given sufficient support to be equal to the abled, and unless the Palestinians are liberated from the Israelis, and the Israelis are liberated from their lives and their home. "Intersectionality" urges us to view the world as divided into a conspiracy of oppressors and an agony of oppressed, and reduces people to a number of categories, such...
  • Ending the Palestinian Exception-U.S. finally ready to lay the "two-state solution" to rest?

    09/27/2016 4:34:05 AM PDT · by SJackson · 7 replies
    Frontpagemag ^ | September 27, 2016 | Caroline Glick
    Ahead of Monday nights first presidential debate, Rudolph Giuliani former New York mayor and Republican nominee Donald Trumps current adviser spoke at the Israeli American Councils annual conference. Four days of intense debate preparation with Trump preceded the talk. Giuliani insisted the time has come for the US to reject the whole notion of a two-state solution in Israel. It can only be hoped that regardless of who prevails in November, Giulianis statement will become the official position of the next US administration. . In his speech before the UN General Assembly last week PLO and Fatah chief...
  • Obama's Legacy of Demagoguery and Divisiveness

    09/27/2016 4:30:56 AM PDT · by SJackson · 3 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | September 27, 2016 | Ari Lieberman
    Obama's Legacy of Demagoguery and Divisiveness The Ferguson effect takes its toll on the African-American community while race relations are at a nadir. When Obama assumed office in 2009, there were high hopes that the first African American president with bi-racial parents would be able to bridge the racial divide and foster unity in the country. Those hopes were soon dashed. Nearly eight years later, the nation is more polarized than ever, as devastating race riots grip large metropolitan cities with alarming frequency. Instead of offering hope, Obama gave us demagoguery. Instead of fostering unity he stoked and encouraged...
  • 'Favors' to Blacks

    09/27/2016 4:10:27 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 27, 2016 | Thomas Sowell
    Back in the 1960s, as large numbers of black students were entering a certain Ivy League university for the first time, someone asked a chemistry professor -- off the record -- what his response to them was. He said, "I give them all A's and B's. To hell with them." Since many of those students were admitted with lower academic qualifications than other students, he knew that honest grades in a tough subject like chemistry could lead to lots of failing grades, and that in turn would lead to lots of time-wasting hassles -- not just from the students, but...
  • NY Times: How Hillary Clinton Went From Hesitant to Scorching

    09/26/2016 11:27:58 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 38 replies
    NY Times ^ | September 27, 2016 | Michael Barbaro and Matt Flegenheimer
    It started with a mystifying missed opportunity on race. It ended with a piercing attack on gender. Hillary Clinton's performance in the first presidential debate on Monday veered from uncertain and tentative to firm and, ultimately, scorching. No amount of practice, it seemed, could fully prepare her - or perhaps anyone - for Donald J. Trump's hurricane of factual distortion, taunting interruptions and blustery generalities. Mrs. Clinton seemed to slowly but steadily learn how to confront and subdue Mr. Trump on the fly, as tens of millions of Americans watched. [Snip] Mrs. Clinton eventually found her footing in the second...
  • Trump's Crowds: Does Size Matter?

    09/26/2016 6:48:57 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | September 26, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: You know the stories about the size of the crowds that go to Trump rallies versus the practically invisible crowds that visit Hillary rallies. I'm guilty of this, too. The rule of thumb in discussing that is to say, "Don't attach too much to it." A lot of candidates who lost in landslides drew huge crowds, the story goes. That is not data. Massive crowds showing up at a campaign rally is not an indication of how they're gonna vote at all. It's not even an indication if they're gonna vote. It's nothing more than anecdotal. By...
  • Scott Adams Nails It on Trump's "Pacing and Leading"

    09/26/2016 5:49:09 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | September 26, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: You all read the cartoon Dilbert? You've heard of the guy, right? He's got an interesting piece here. It's a very long piece about why he switched his endorsement from Clinton to Trump. And there are a number of reasons. I want to focus on reason number five that he gives. This is really, really insightful. I'm looking at the clock. I'm gonna need more time for it than I have before we have to go to the break. So let's do that. Let's go to the break, I'll come back and I'll share with you what...
  • If Hillary wants to stop fracking somebody should tell the voters in Ohio

    09/26/2016 4:54:00 PM PDT · by bobsunshine · 10 replies
    HotAir ^ | September 26, 2016 | Jazz Shaw
    I realize that there are plenty of provocative social justice issues or plans to stop ISIS that everyone wants to see covered as Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump debate each other in the final stretch of the campaign, but if you really want to reach the voters in the swing states you need to focus on what really matters to them at home. In the case of hotly contested Ohio, heres a bit of information which should prove useful. Lets start by revisiting a promise which Secretary Clinton made to the voters back in March when Bernie Sanders was still...
  • DEPLORABLE: The Smearing of the Middle Class by Pseudo-Intellectuals

    09/26/2016 3:26:29 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    PJ Media ^ | September 26, 2016 | Mary Grabar
    Long before Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank claimed to have the statistics to prove Hillary Clintons assertion that half of Donald Trump supporters are deplorables, a liberal outlets that has repeated such slurs -- the New York Times -- published an article titled Poll Finds Tea Party Backers Wealthier and More Educated.That was back in April 2010, a year after the rise of the Tea Party movement, a movement inspired by the rant of Rick Santelli in 2009 over Obamas massive stimulus spending on infrastructure (sidewalks that went nowhere), green energy (Solyndra), and bribes to governors to participate in the...
  • CNN Poll finds dead heat in Colorado and Pennsylvania

    09/26/2016 1:53:50 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | September 26, 2016 | JOHN SEXTON
    The latest CNN/ORC poll shows a dead heat in Colorado and Pennsylvania with Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton separated by a single point in a 4-way race. CNN reports: In Colorado, likely voters break 42% for Trump, 41% for Clinton, 13% for Libertarian Gary Johnson and 3% for Green Party candidate Jill Stein. Pennsylvania’s likely voters split 45% for Clinton, 44% for Trump, 6% for Johnson and 3% for Stein. Those divides are well within each poll’s 3.5-point margin of sampling error.In both states, sharp divisions among whites by education are evident, with white college graduates choosing Clinton over Trump...
  • What Is Hillary So Afraid Of?

    09/26/2016 12:30:59 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 32 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | September 16, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: What has happened basically is this. The Clinton campaign has sent marching orders to its Drive-By Media buddies to plaster, which they have done, since yesterday, story after story after story about Trump a liar. I mean, that's the basic premise. Donald Trump is a liar and Lester Holt needs to fact check him in the in the middle of the debate. Lester Holt needs to challenge Donald Trump on every lie he utters, and that's practically every time he opens his mouth. They are demanding this, and they're putting all kinds of pressure on Lester 'cause...
  • Conservative arts policy: Not an oxymoron

    09/26/2016 11:57:11 AM PDT · by oblomov · 12 replies
    C2C Journal ^ | 14 Sep 2016 | Leif Malling and Geoff Owen
    Artists are left wing, almost without exception. Most are contemptuous of conservatives. They loathe capitalism, trash tradition and back all the progressive, politically correct causes, from rainforests to electric cars to Obamacare. In July, Hollywood A-Listers lent their star power to the Democratic National Convention; Katy Perry, Meryl Streep, Susan Sarandon even Bradley Cooper, star of American Sniper! A week earlier, the culturati scoffed at the (former) underwear model and reality TV personalities at the Republican National Convention. Michael Moore, Margaret Atwood, Neil Young, Sarah Polley, Alec Baldwin, K-OS, Sean Penn, Loco Locass, even Raffi they all campaign...