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  • Transgenderism Can Be Helpful

    09/28/2016 5:40:59 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 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 Republic’s 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 · 8 replies
    Algemeiner ^ | 9-26-16 | Mitchell Bard
    President Obama’s 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, doesn’t it? Both sides have responsibility for the conflict — except they don’t. First, the Palestinian side of the equation was severely understated. Yes,...
  • Hillary, Interrupted

    09/28/2016 4:18:53 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 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 · 34 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 Sabato’s 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 · 15 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 · 35 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Sept. 27, 2016 | Ilya Somin
    At last night’s 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 government’s “no fly list” should be categorically denied their right buy guns under the Second Amendment. Both candidates have repeatedly said so for months. Trump’s 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 don’t 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 · 35 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 · 20 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 · 24 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 27, 2016 | Christopher Chantrill
    For the last few months I’ve 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 didn’t 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.

    09/27/2016 10:23:42 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 53 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. Here’s 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 don’t care about facts and debating style. They care about how they feel. So let’s 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 · 10 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 NewsMax’s 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. Viguerie’s 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 · 46 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 what’s happened to our country over the last decades – the “30 years” Hillary Clinton has been in politics. In...
  • Hillary’s ‘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 night’s first presidential debate, Rudolph Giuliani – former New York mayor and Republican nominee Donald Trump’s current adviser – spoke at the Israeli American Council’s 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, Giuliani’s 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 · 14 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, here’s a bit of information which should prove useful. Let’s 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 Clinton’s 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 Obama’s 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...
  • Zeleny: Clinton Gives Up in Ohio

    09/26/2016 11:27:26 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | September 26, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: The polls have tightened, I know that, anybody knows that, anybody following this. In fact, there's a story out there describing all of this, and the headline is, "Presidential Race Now a Dead Heat." That's not what the headline ought to be. The headline ought to be "Trump Surges in Polls as Hillary's Huge Lead Fails," because that's the story. The story is not that they're in a dead heat. The story is that Hillary is fading and plummeting. Hillary had a huge lead coming out of her convention and it is gone. Depending on the poll,...
  • Call Them Propagandists

    09/26/2016 10:24:24 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 16, 2016 | J. Robert Smith
    Question: If a reporter isn’t committed to ferreting out the truth, wherever that truth leads; if “adversarial” applies to only to one side and not the other (in fact, the other side, in varying degrees, is being aided and abetted), is the reporter practicing journalism? Obvious answer: No. The reporter isn’t reporting, and journalism is merely a ruse. What’s being undertaken is propaganda. No exaggeration. Propaganda, it is, and mainstream media practitioners are “propagandists.” It’s high time to brand both as such and make it stick. So you’re thinking this is much adieu about nothing. Generally, the public has been...
  • Hillary’s Priorities: Helping fellow blood-clot sufferers is not on the Agenda

    09/26/2016 9:38:06 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 26, 2016 | Jay Michaels
    Former Jacksonville Jaguars QB David Garrard has Crohn’s Disease. He’s raised money for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America ($180,000 in one year), has visited children with the disease, and recently set up his own foundation to educate the public and assist fellow-sufferers. The Michael J. Fox Foundation, now fifteen years old, distributes over $83 million each year to fund research on Parkinson’s Disease and increase public awareness. Celebrities with serious diseases, simply by publicizing the fact, have saved lives by calling attention to the illness. There was a spike in testing for the BRACA 1 and 2 gene...
  • The EPA’s “Power Plan” Is An Unlawful Power Grab

    09/23/2016 6:30:37 PM PDT · by george76 · 18 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 09/23/2016 | Marlo Lewis
    The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral argument next Tuesday, September 27 on the Environmental Protection Agency’s so-called Clean Power Plan. The centerpiece of resident Obama’s climate policy agenda, the Plan establishes first-ever carbon dioxide (CO2) emission standards for “existing” (already built) coal and natural gas power plants. The Plan will increase consumer energy prices and impede job and GDP growth yet have no discernible effect on global temperatures or sea levels. However, that’s not why the Court should strike it down. The Court should overturn the Plan because it is an unlawful power grab. The Plan will...
  • If Trump Wins The Debate…

    09/26/2016 8:53:20 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 85 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 26, 2016 | Bryan Crabtree
    The first presidential debate is tonight at Hofstra University. Hillary Clinton’s debate team is likely spending most of their time and effort trying to manufacture moments where she causes Donald Trump to become ‘unhinged.’ Clinton must prove that Trump is unqualified and lacks the temperament to be president. Trump only needs to prove he is capable of handling the pressure in order to win the debate. Some infer this means Trump will be ‘graded on the curve.’ He will be. This is completely fair given that he has just 18 months of political experience compared to Clinton's nearly 40 years....
  • It’s beyond debate that Donald Trump is unfit to be president

    09/26/2016 8:36:18 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 104 replies
    It’s beyond debate that Donald Trump is unfit to be president By Editorial Board September 25 at 7:17 PM DEMOCRAT HILLARY CLINTON and Republican Donald Trump will debate on national television for the first time Monday night, and the stakes could not be higher. The presidency and, by extension, the country’s future — maybe the world’s — could hinge on what they say and how they say it. Or so we have been told — in breathless pre-event speculation about everything from whether the moderator, NBC’s Lester Holt, will intervene to correct a candidate who strays from the truth, to...
  • WaPo: It's beyond debate that Donald Trump is unfit to be president

    09/26/2016 6:58:14 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 129 replies
    Washington Post ^ | September 25, 2016 | WaPoo Editorial Board
    DEMOCRAT HILLARY CLINTON and Republican Donald Trump will debate on national television for the first time Monday night, and the stakes could not be higher. The presidency and, by extension, the country's future - maybe the world's - could hinge on what they say and how they say it. Or so we have been told - in breathless pre-event speculation about everything from whether the moderator, NBC's Lester Holt, will intervene to correct a candidate who strays from the truth, to whether one candidate or the other will be able to goad his or her opponent into a campaign-altering gaffe...
  • From O. J. to Charlotte in Black and White

    09/26/2016 6:32:11 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 26, 2016 | Michael Brown
    I remember the moment well.I was sitting in my car, waiting outside my office, my ear glued to the radio. The newscasters were about to announce the verdict of the O. J. Simpson double murder case. Would he be found guilty or not?The evidence against him seemed overwhelming. But was he framed? Could the police be trusted? Yet if he was innocent, why did he run?It seemed all of America was waiting with baited breath. What would the jury decide?Many Americans stood gathered around TV monitors in public places, and as the words “Not guilty” were pronounced something extraordinary happened....
  • If Sheriff Joe Gives an SJW a Cookie

    09/26/2016 5:36:03 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 26, 2016 | Arthur Schaper
    South Bay California politics is heating up. I’m not talking about San Jose. I’m talking about Torrance, my home, the Balanced City. Our state assembly seat is California’s balance of power, where Democrats are desperate to re-seize the supermajority in Sacramento. But we’re not going to take the left-wing Democrats’ abuse us anymore. Conservatives in blue states have to step up, and we California conservatives follow the Trump Model. We can’t take anything for granted, and we do not play nice! If there is anyone who embodies this new “Get Tough” approach, its’ Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe...
  • Obama at the UN: Why he was right...almost

    09/26/2016 5:25:31 AM PDT · by SJackson · 8 replies
    Jewish Press ^ | September 25th, 2016 | Dr. Martin Sherman
    …a nation ringed by walls would only imprison itself…Israelis and Palestinians will be better off if Palestinians reject incitement and recognize the legitimacy of Israel, but Israel recognizes that it cannot permanently occupy and settle Palestinian land. – Barack Hussein Obama, UN General Assembly Sept. 20, 2016 I should imagine that the title of this article—ostensibly laudatory towards Obama—may raise eyebrows among some of my regular readers. But patience—I urge you to reserve judgement. As is usual with Obama’s prepared appearances, his Tuesday address to the UN General Assembly was an eloquent concoction of soaring rhetoric and banal platitudes, of...
  • Trump on a Number of Issues is BETTER Than What Passes for Conservatism Today

    09/26/2016 5:19:56 AM PDT · by xzins · 52 replies
    Conservative HQ ^ | 26 Sep 16 | Gary Bauer
    Not long from now, the American people will go to the polls to elect the next president of the United States. We face tremendous challenges — a stagnant economy, racial tension and growing threats from radical Islam. Voters increasingly feel the American dream is slipping away, that their children will be worse off, that the system is rigged against them and is not working for them. The vast majority of Americans — as many as Gary Bauer Hail Hillarytwo-thirds of us, according to the latest polls — know we are on the wrong track. We need a change. In this...
  • Donald Trump's To-Do List for Debate #1

    09/26/2016 5:09:31 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 26, 2016 | Mark Davis
    So here we are. In a campaign that has featured many unexpected blockbuster developments, here comes a massive moment that has been expected all along: the first actual debate between the two major party nominees. From the time it became clear that Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton would be the two candidates on this stage, the narrative has been that it was her election to lose, and that Trump would need a stellar performance to have the remotest shot at beating her November 8. Then real voters, and real events, intervened. Plenty of real Republican voters have shed their NeverTrump...