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  • Dogs in the Basement, Yapping

    07/26/2015 2:08:58 AM PDT · by canuck_conservative · 30 replies
    FR ^ | Sunday, July 26, 2015 | cc
    Pataki, Christie, Perry, Graham, Santorum ... let's be honest, none of these guys has any chance of winning the Republican nomination. Zero. (They're all bland, boring, and politically correct.) In fact, any of them will be lucky just to make the "top 10" cut. So what's their motivation? Cabinet position? (Like Lindsay Graham is gonna talk Trump into making him Secretary of Defense in exchange for his 1% of the voters??) Or are they GOP-e suicide moles being pushed only to take out any non-approved frontrunner? Designated troublemakers?
  • Who are your top 3 GOP picks?

    07/25/2015 5:55:38 PM PDT · by MNDude · 184 replies
    Who would you want to see for the GOP nomination? List your top three choices in order.
  • Video: Donald Trump Event In Oskaloosa, Iowa

    07/25/2015 4:52:57 PM PDT · by JoeSeales · 93 replies
    Trump Campaign ^ | 7-25-15 | Donald Trump
    Donald Trump delivers remarks at his “Make America Great Again Rally & Picnic” in Oskaloosa, Iowa on July 25, 2015. In the middle of the speech, he declares ‘finally I can attack’ Scott Walker.
  • A few comments about and questions for Donald Trump

    07/24/2015 7:02:15 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 25 replies
    7/24/2015 | Nikos1121
    Dear Mr. Trump, I'd like to be a reporter at one of your press conferences, but since I can't I'll take the opportunity here and pretend like we're holding one with you. SINCE, I'D LIKE TO THINK YOU READ THIS FORUM NOW AND THEN. I, along with many on this forum, are liking what we see with you, and in fact I'm really seriously thinking about contributing to your campaign, but I want to know some things. I want to know if you are truly a true conservative. I want to know that your are not another Ross Perot, one...
  • Could the Sleeping Giant Be Awakening?

    07/23/2015 9:53:16 PM PDT · by Amntn · 31 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 7/24/15 | David Limbaugh
    The professional hand-wringers are freaking out over Donald Trump's straight talk while displaying abysmal indifference to the deserved targets of Trump's charges. The United States is incinerating, but all they can think about is Trump's heated rhetoric. Trump is resonating because, as a presidential candidate, he is giving public voice to many of the concerns that have Americans beside themselves. Some commentators have called attention to these issues for years, but it's different when a candidate does it, especially a Republican candidate. Democratic candidates have no fear of making controversial statements or even of taking extreme positions, because the liberal...
  • Hillary: Even Open-Minded Whites Get Nervous Around Blacks In Hoodies

    07/23/2015 1:47:01 PM PDT · by freebilly · 58 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 7/23/15 | Patrick Howley
    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said Thursday that even “open-minded” white people get nervous when they encounter a black male wearing a hoodie.
  • Donald Trump's Full Press Conference In Laredo at Border

    07/23/2015 12:36:18 PM PDT · by JoeSeales · 62 replies
    Donald Trump ^ | 7-23-15 | Donald Trump
    Donald Trump's full press conference today in Laredo, TX at the border...
  • Candidates by the Book

    07/23/2015 8:37:28 AM PDT · by LS
    self | 7/23/2015 | LS
    Candidates, By the Book Recently Senator Ted Cruz and the New York Times engaged in a hot debate over how many books the senator had sold---Cruz won that debate and his book appeared on the Times bestseller list. But it underscored the reality that the more than a dozen presidential candidates have almost all used a book as “coming-out” biography to fuel their campaigns. Whether it was Barack Obama’s The Audacity of Hope or George W. Bush’s A Charge to Keep, the biography has been a favored mechanism for political candidates to introduce themselves to the public. Even John F....
  • TOP GOP STRATEGIST RUNS TO POLITICO, SMEARS TRUMP VOTERS AS ‘CLOWNS’

    07/22/2015 7:49:00 PM PDT · by gwgn02 · 68 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7/22/2015 | John Nolte
    While Republican frontrunner Donald Trump gleefully attacks members of the GOP Establishment and media, the GOP Establishment seem to believe it’s a good idea to run to the mainstream media and attack Republican voters. First Sen. John McCain (R-AZ)43% ran to the Left-wing New Yorker to attack 15,000 GOP base voters as “crazies.” Wednesday, the GOP Establishment went even further. Rick Wilson, a top Establishment Republican message and media strategist ran to Politico to attack Trump’s supporters as “clowns.” According to the most recent national poll, Trump is garnering support from 25% of the GOP base. Which means that a...
  • Donald Trump Is A Plutocrat Populist From Hell (HuffPo)

    07/22/2015 2:34:39 PM PDT · by BlackAdderess · 58 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | 7/22/2016 | Zach Carter
    Yes, Trump's presidential campaign is a racist clownshow. And no, polls from July 2015 don't say very much about who will be president... But there's more to Trump's burgeoning popularity than immigrant-bashing alone. He's running as a full-blown plutocrat populist, and populism is, well, popular -- especially after a grinding recession. That should be concerning to his 2016 opponents, since the platform Trump has outlined on the trail has a long and successful history in American politics. "All I want to do is make us rich, save your Social Security, [and] stop having everyone rip us off!" Trump said to...
  • Korbin Forrister to run unsponsored Donald Trump scheme for Eldora (NASCAR Trucks) race

    07/22/2015 1:18:18 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 11 replies
    ESPN ^ | 7-22-2015 | Bob Pockrass
    Korbin Forrister, a 22-year-old race car driver from Georgia, has developed an interest in politics the past couple of years. At the Camping World Truck Series race Wednesday night at Eldora Speedway, he will combine those two passions. Forrister, who didn't have a sponsor for the race, decided to decal the SS Green Light Racing No. 08 truck with "Trump For President" -- the first but likely not the last time NASCAR drivers will carry messaging for candidates in the 2016 presidential election. Donald Trump's presidential campaign is not paying for nor does it have any connection to the truck...
  • From Sea to Shining Sea: 5 Examples of Voter Fraud across America

    07/22/2015 8:40:49 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 26 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | 7-22-15 | Jason Snead
    Contrary to the assertions of many, voter fraud is not a myth. It is a stark reality that exists nationwide, from the rural counties of Georgia to the urban centers of New York. The Heritage Foundation has documented nearly 250 cases where nefarious citizens, officials, candidates and campaign operatives conspired to commit vote fraud, compromising the integrity of our elections to achieve their ideological goals. That list is just a tiny sampling of voter fraud, and it keeps growing. In May, the Heritage Foundation highlighted several recent cases. Here are some of the egregious new additions to the voter fraud...
  • Ann Coulter: Donald Trump Has a Better Chance of Defeating Hillary Than Jeb or Rubio

    07/21/2015 7:11:49 AM PDT · by conservativejoy · 48 replies
    http://www.thegatewaypundit.com ^ | 7/20/2015 | Jim Hoft
    Ann Coulter: Donald Trump Has Better Chance of Defeating Hillary Than Jeb or Rubio (VIDEO) Jim Hoft Jul 20th, 2015 10:21 pm —35 Comments Ann Coulter went on with Sean Hannity to discuss Donald Trump’s comments on John McCain’s military service. ann coulter Coulter slammed the Republican “midgets” who keep bashing Donald Trump. “ Look the country is boiling with rage over immigration and everyone, the elites are trying to destroy Trump because he’s injected it into the campaign now… I think the issue that has been at the very heart of his campaign is immigration and the rest of...
  • McCain and the POW Cover-up

    07/19/2015 10:45:18 AM PDT · by capecodder · 14 replies
    The American Conservative ^ | July 1, 2010 | Sydney Schanberg
    John McCain, who has risen to political prominence on his image as a Vietnam POW war hero, has, inexplicably, worked very hard to hide from the public stunning information about American prisoners in Vietnam who, unlike him, didn’t return home. Throughout his Senate career, McCain has quietly sponsored and pushed into federal law a set of prohibitions that keep the most revealing information about these men buried as classified documents. Thus the war hero who people would logically imagine as a determined crusader for the interests of POWs and their families became instead the strange champion of hiding the evidence...
  • Rick Perry Says Donald Trump Should Be Disqualified Over McCain Comments

    07/18/2015 2:46:51 PM PDT · by JoeSeales · 110 replies
    Family Leadership Summit ^ | 7-18-15 | Family Leadership Summit
    At the Family Leadership Summit, Gov. Rick Perry blasts Donald Trump over his comments about John McCain and says that Trump should apologize or be disqualified to be President! I'd like to know where y'all stand on this?
  • It’s time to draft Al Gore

    07/17/2015 5:45:49 AM PDT · by DoodleDawg · 41 replies
    Salon.com ^ | 7/17/15 | Sean Illing
    The presidential election is still sixteen months away, but this much is clear: Hillary Clinton is a vulnerable candidate. Since announcing her candidacy in April, Clinton’s stature has steadily slipped. Things got even worse this week. We learned, first, that Bernie Sanders eclipsed Clinton in small, individual donations, which is an indicator of popular support among likely voters. Second, and more problematic, the newest AP poll revealed significant weaknesses among Democrats on a host of issues, including trust, character, and compassion for average Americans. These numbers are alarming heading into the general election, especially for Democrats. Bernie Sanders is running...
  • Democrats Move Sharply Left On Economics

    07/17/2015 3:40:36 AM PDT · by expat_panama · 64 replies
    Investors Busniness Daily ^ | 07/16/2015 | HAROLD MEYERSON
    In case anyone entertained doubts, Hillary Rodham Clinton's Monday speech on the economy offered proof positive that the center of the Democratic Party has moved left. Her address contained all the elements of the party's analysis of 21st-century American capitalism: • Economic rewards go only to the rich ("successful CEOs and money managers," as she put it). • Corporations reward shareholders and top executives at the expense of investment and employees. • The decimation of unions has left workers powerless to demand their share of the revenue they produce. • Sluggishness of investment, worker income and consumption has made the...
  • Florida Redistricting Creates Giant Game of Musical Chairs

    07/15/2015 3:21:09 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 11 replies
    Roll Call Politics ^ | July 15, 2015 | Emily Cahn
    The music has started in a game of musical chairs in Florida that will have sweeping implications for the state’s political landscape. Republican Rep. David Jolly will likely announce a bid for Florida’s open Senate seat next week, the first implication from the Florida State Supreme Court last week striking down the state’s congressional map. Jolly’s 13th District is likely to favor a Democratic candidate after the map is redrawn, pushing the one-term Republican to enter the already crowded GOP Senate primary to replace GOP Sen. Marco Rubio, who is forgoing re-election to run for president. Jolly’s decision presents a...
  • Why I Support Donald Trump’s Campaign – And It’s Probably Not What You Think…

    07/14/2015 7:01:59 PM PDT · by Art in Idaho · 173 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | July 13, 2015 | sundance
    Begin with the end in mind – I’m not trying to convince anyone that Donald Trump is running a campaign to actually win the GOP nomination. Factually, I’m as uncertain and perhaps more skeptical as the next person. However, given that Trump has actually done things he normally wouldn’t do if this was a mere publicity stunt (ie. stock divestitures, removal of conflicts etc.), for the sake of intellectual argument, I’m going to assume, cautiously yet optimistically, he’s in it to win it. Argument #1 – After all, he’s been a democrat, an independent, a Republican, and well, I have...
  • RNC Launches Ohio Campaign aimed at Black Voters.

    07/13/2015 1:23:07 PM PDT · by Din Maker · 22 replies
    Cleveland.com ^ | July 13, 2015 | Andrew J. Tobias
    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Republican National Committee is expected later today to launch a four-week Ohio campaign that will focus on outreach to and mobilization of black voters in advance of the November 2016 presidential election. The campaign, called "#CommittedToCommunity: Engage, Empower, Uplift," includes a partnership with Radio One/TV One, which caters to a black and urban audience. It will begin today with faith-based outreach in Columbus and will end Aug. 6, the date of the first GOP presidential primary debate, which will be held at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. The campaign is part of an ongoing effort by...
  • Why would “El Chapo” give a crap one way or the other about Trump?

    07/13/2015 12:52:17 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 44 replies
    The guy has been locked up in Mexico for years. El Chapo is an escaped prisoner. What escaped prisoner on the run is MORE WORRIED about U.S. elections that are more than a year out... much less ever..., than disappearing off the radar? Attracting more attention would be counter to the counter to the escape plan. Furthermore, why would El Chapo announce it on social media which would attract A LOT of attention, and would attract even more people coming after him when he is still on the run? Something is not adding up here? Just saying..
  • WH abandons ICE program for tracking illegal immigrants [Just announced]

    07/13/2015 9:08:41 AM PDT · by QT3.14 · 45 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 13, 2015 | Staff
    Video at link.
  • Top GOP Donor Wants Donald Trump Banned from First Debate

    07/12/2015 4:29:08 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 84 replies
    Brietbart ^ | July 7, 2015 | Staff
    A top establishment Republican donor reportedly wants Donald Trump banned from the first presidential debate... And that is not sitting well with some of the party’s top donors, many of whom favor pro-amnesty legislation and do want to see their establishment darlings like Jeb Bush and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) 80% challenged on the issue. According to an Associated Press report, “Republican donor John Jordan said Monday that GOP leaders should take steps to block Trump’s access to the first presidential debate in early August.” “Someone in the party ought to start some sort of petition saying, ‘If Trump’s going...
  • WOW!! => 20,000 PATRIOTS Turn Out to See DONALD TRUMP in ARIZONA!

    07/11/2015 6:09:36 PM PDT · by blueyon · 46 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 7/11/15 | Jim Hoft
    FIRED UP! 20,000 PATRIOTS TURNED OUT TO SEE DONALD TRUMP IN ARIZONA!! Socialist Bernie Sanders had 10,000 liberals turn out for him in New Hampshire. Hillary Clinton could only muster a few thousand at her reboot announcement in New York.
  • U.S. Worsens Mexican Violence by Returning Criminal Aliens to Border Cities, Mayors Say

    07/09/2015 12:16:29 PM PDT · by blueyon · 43 replies
    Fox News ^ | 09/29/10 | Diane Macedo
    A coalition of Mexican mayors has asked the United States to stop deporting illegal immigrants who have been convicted of serious crimes in the U.S. to Mexican border cities, saying the deportations are contributing to Mexican border violence. The request was made at a recent San Diego conference in which the mayors of four Mexican border cities and one U.S. mayor, San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders, gathered to discuss cross-border issues. Ciudad Juarez Mayor Jose Reyes blamed U.S. deportation policy for contributing to his city's violence, saying that of the 80,000 people deported to Juarez in the past three years,...
  • Trump Live on the Kuhner Report ( WRKO )

    07/07/2015 9:32:43 AM PDT · by taildragger · 40 replies
    Jeff Kuhner Show ^ | 7/7/2015 | taildragger
    Trump up next Live. Listen on the web, or on your phone, you know how to find it...
  • Cruz Summons Top Donors to Colorado Springs

    07/07/2015 9:05:01 AM PDT · by taildragger · 11 replies
    The National Review ^ | 06/25/2015 | Eliana Johson
    Texas senator Ted Cruz is summoning the biggest donors to his presidential campaign to Colorado Springs in mid-July. Cruz and his top bundlers — those who, according to a top campaign aide, “have met or exceeded their finance goals” by raising a minimum of $100,000 — will convene at The Broadmoor, the five-star resort owned by the conservative billionaire Philip Anschutz. The Colorado event, which will run from July 10-12, will serve as an opportunity for the campaign to update its top donors on the state of the race and to ask them to redouble their efforts on Cruz’s behalf....
  • GOP debate countdown: Who's in and who's out?

    07/07/2015 4:35:50 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 16 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 7, 2015 | Jonathan Easley
    The first Republican presidential debate is one month away, making the next 30 days a critical period for the more than half-dozen candidates who are in danger of being left off the stage. The Fox News debate in Cleveland on Aug. 6 will only include the top 10 candidates, as determined by national polling averages. If the debate were held today, the governor of a critical battleground state would miss the cut, as would the winner of the 2012 Iowa caucuses. Businessman Donald Trump, meanwhile, appears on track to take the stage. Fox News has said it will determine the...
  • Here’s Every 2016 GOP Candidate’s Response To The Same-Sex Marriage Ruling — And There’s A Divide

    07/01/2015 8:25:06 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 8 replies
    Buzz Feed News ^ | 6/26/2015 | Kyle Blaine
    Jeb Bush said he believed that the Supreme Court should have allowed the states to make a decision on marriage, adding that it is “crucial that as a country we protect religious freedom and the right of conscience and also not discriminate.” “Guided by my faith, I believe in traditional marriage. I believe the Supreme Court should have allowed the states to make this decision. I also believe that we should love our neighbor and respect others, including those making lifetime commitments. In a country as diverse as ours, good people who have opposing views should be able to live...
  • Why Donald Trump is Our Maverick Candidate

    06/30/2015 6:03:47 AM PDT · by sevinufnine · 66 replies
    Pravda ^ | June 29, 2015 | Nicolas Bonnal
    Two years ago, I was writing here that America needed her populist candidate in order to challenge Mother Monster Clinton or Bush the 3rd. America cannot get rid of Bush or Clinton, it is becoming like an indecent tragic-comedy. Trump's got sense and sensibility too. He has not sold his soul to a Sheldon Adelson for instance, and he really likes his country - or what is left of it. Let us recap the advantages of his candidacy:
  • State Employees Are Having A Hard Time Explaining Scott Walker’s New Voting Restrictions

    06/29/2015 1:00:51 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 28 replies
    United Steel Workers ^ | June 29, 2015 | Alice Ollstein
    When Hillary Clinton issued a sweeping call for expanding and protecting voting rights, and called out Wisconsin and other states for passing discriminatory laws, Governor Scott Walker responded by blasting her views as “extreme” and “far outside the mainstream.” He defended his own record of cutting early voting days and implementing a strict voter ID law, saying these changes “make it easier to vote and harder to cheat.” But at a workshop held in Milwaukee in early June, state government employees struggled to explain the byzantine voting restrictions to a crowd of poll workers and community activists. Under Wisconsin’s voter...
  • Ted Cruz: Retention Elections (Description)

    06/28/2015 6:50:00 AM PDT · by MN_Mike · 3 replies
    Ballotpedia ^ | BallotPedia
    Typically, judges and justices in states with retention elections are retained with anywhere from 60-80% of the vote. However, retention elections are sometimes used as opportunities to remove from office judges who have made unpopular rulings.[3] For example, in Iowa's 2010 retention election, David Baker, Marsha Ternus and Michael Streit, three Iowa Supreme Court justices, were denied retention by slim margins because of the court's unpopular decision to legalize gay marriage.[4]
  • Victory in 2016. The left may well regret this week (vanity)

    06/26/2015 8:10:10 AM PDT · by Signalman · 187 replies
    Sefl | 6/26/2015 | Self
    I think there is a distinct possibility that these two disastrous rulings by the USSC may have finally woken up the sleeping Silent Majority. The libs are dancing in the streets now but in Nov. 2016, they may be regret getting what they wished for. The fact is that most blacks and Latinos are against gay marriage. I think the Dems are in for a major defeat in 2016, on all fronts. Maybe I'm being optimistic. But I don't think so.
  • 5 faith facts about Bobby Jindal: an ‘evangelical Catholic’

    06/25/2015 2:50:39 PM PDT · by NYer · 39 replies
    RNS ^ | June 24, 2015 | David Gibson
    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal addresses a legislative luncheon held as part of the “Road to Majority” conference in Washington on June 19, 2015. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Carlos Barria*Editors: This photo may only be republished with RNS-JINDAL-FAITH, originally transmitted on June 24, 2015.  This image is available for web and print publication. For questions, contact Sally Morrow. (RNS) Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Wednesday (June 24) became the latest Republican to throw his hat into the presidential ring — and in this case, “last” may also mean “least.” Jindal, 44, is currently bringing up the rear in the polls among...
  • First on CNN: Lindsey Graham to call for the Confederate Flag to come down.

    06/22/2015 11:07:29 AM PDT · by ripnbang · 74 replies
    CNN ^ | June 22, 2015 | Dana Bash
    South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham will call Monday for the removal of the confederate flag from state grounds, a source familiar with the decision told CNN. Graham, a 2016 presidential candidate, will make his announcement during a press conference with South Carolina's Republican governor, Nikki Haley, at 4 p.m. Monday.
  • Huckabee: Gay Marriage Could Criminalize Christianity

    06/19/2015 6:55:01 PM PDT · by Sola Veritas · 41 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 19, 2015 | Tom Starnes
    The legalization of same-sex marriage would be a “very dangerous place” for America to go and could lead to civil disobedience, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee warns. I have received an exclusive copy of a letter the Republican presidential candidate is sending to conservative leaders and pro-family activists around the nation. Click here to join Todd on Facebook for conservative conversations! In that letter, which you can read here, he vows to “fight to defend religious liberty at all costs.” “I refuse to sit silently as politically driven interest groups threaten the foundation of religious liberty, criminalize Christianity, and demand...
  • 2016 Election... Trump vs. Clinton who do you think wins?

    06/19/2015 3:44:55 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 46 replies
    I'm wondering what Freepers think if the 2016 election turns out to be Trump vs. Clinton. In my view Trump easily wins. What is your opinion in this hypothetical scenario?
  • Why Rubio could be Clinton's toughest opponent

    06/19/2015 5:17:26 AM PDT · by luke1825 · 15 replies
    lowell sun ^ | june 17 | peter lucas
    Hillary Clinton and her progressive supporters are right to fear the rising presidential candidacy of Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio. That is why the once prestigious New York Times has attempted to come to her rescue by thrashing Rubio in two highly questionable front-page stories. One dealt with traffic tickets (Rubio got four in 17 years, his wife got 13) and the other is his personal finances, including an $80,000 boat, student loans and the mortgage on his home, a house that would fit in the garage of the Clinton mansion in Chappaqua, N.Y
  • Cohen: Rising GOP star Scott Walker makes case he’ll right the ship

    06/18/2015 5:17:25 PM PDT · by Adriana Cohen News · 5 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 6/18/2015 | Adriana Cohen
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has what it takes to lead this country in the right direction as president of the United States. In an interview with me last night — my first ever chat with him — Walker made a convincing case that he will fight to restore the American Dream for all, if he decides to throw his hat in the ring. Walker seems to mean what he says and say what he means, especially about Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton. “People on the left, including Clinton, want to pit one American against another,” he told me. “Americans don’t want...
  • One America News Network Poll Shows Senator Ted Cruz Leading.

    06/18/2015 8:31:55 AM PDT · by MN_Mike · 15 replies
    ABC 13 ^ | June 18, 2016 | One America News Network
    The results show strong numbers for Senator Ted Cruz, the first GOP candidate to announce, leading the pack just breaking the 30% mark at 30.4%. Senator Rand Paul comes in second with a strong 24.2% showing. Governor Scott Walker rounds out the top three with 9.6%. Rounding out the top five are Dr. Ben Carson at 6.6% and Senator Marco Rubio at 6.1% running neck and neck. Governor Jeb Bush just missed finishing in the top five, with a sixth place finish at 2.5%. Carly Fiorina is on the heels of Governor Bush, trailing by only 0.4% with a seventh...
  • Rand Paul to Obama: Finish TPP Trade Deal

    06/17/2015 9:39:51 PM PDT · by MN_Mike · 16 replies
    The Dplomat ^ | October 28, 2014 | Zachary Keck
    RAND PAUL WAS PUSHING OBAMA ON TPP 6 MONTHS AGO, FORGET ABOUT TPA! (With video)
  • Radio's Hugh Hewitt: Ted Cruz Is The Republican Frontrunner For 2016

    06/17/2015 4:20:48 PM PDT · by MN_Mike · 69 replies
    Huffington Live Interview ^ | June 17, 2015 | Hugh Hewitt
    Hugh's advice to Hillary: turn down any debate with Ted Cruz, he will whip the floor with you.
  • Is Jeb Bush 'unelectable' because he gave Hillary Clinton an award?

    06/17/2015 11:32:51 AM PDT · by libstripper · 45 replies
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | Feb. 19, 2015 | Peter Grier
    The conservative group ForAmerica suggested that a Clinton campaign could use footage of Bush thanking Clinton 'to blunt any criticism that Bush levels against her.' Jeb Bush once handed Hillary Rodham Clinton an award for “public service.” Does this disqualify him from the 2016 Republican presidential race? At least one influential conservative group thinks it does. ForAmerica, an organization founded by the veteran Washington rightward figure L. Brent Bozell, released an ad-like video Wednesday attacking Mr. Bush as “unelectable” due to his presence onstage with the likely Democratic nominee at a Philadelphia ceremony about 18 months ago.
  • Sarah Palin added 2 new photos

    06/17/2015 8:12:42 AM PDT · by monkapotamus · 33 replies
    Facebook (Sarah Palin's Page) ^ | June 17, 2015 | Sarah Palin
    @realDonaldTrump - Mr. Trump should know he's doing something right when the malcontents go ballistic in the press! There is no denying Donald J. Trump's accomplishments and drive to create opportunity for every willing American to succeed. His own success is testament to the job-creating achievements made possible when one applies the courageous and tenacious pro-private sector precepts we need to fire up the economy. Trump joins a competitive field of GOP candidates that will duke it out in the arena of ideas and track records, a field representing diverse achievements. This, in contrast with the pro-big government party's practice...
  • Is It Just Me or Does Hillary Talk Like a Robot

    06/15/2015 8:59:34 AM PDT · by libstripper · 43 replies
    National Review ^ | June13, 2015 | Fred Schwarz
    Seriously, she does. Not only does she pronounce the word “a” slowly and distinctly, like it’s the answer to a multiple-choice question, without linking it to the words before or after, and not only does she sometimes put little pauses between each word (“it’s . . . America’s . . . basic . . . bargain”) or in inappropriate spots (“it’s the same old . . . song”), but she often puts odd stresses on words, seemingly at random: “too many of our kids never learn as they should”; “we see far more opportunities than threats”; “fight back against those...
  • Bernie Sanders Is Building an Army to Take D.C.

    06/15/2015 8:23:20 AM PDT · by libstripper · 25 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | June 15, 2015 | Eleanaor Clift
    It’ll take an army to change Washington, says the insurgent senator—and with the crowds he’s been drawing, he just might be building one. Bernie Sanders is mad as hell and he’s not going to take it anymore. That’s why he's running for president. He’s filled with righteous anger about a lot of things, and lots of people agree with him. Close to a thousand people turned out to see him in New Hampshire; 750 in Iowa, one of the largest crowds for any of the candidates. He’s “bulking up” now in terms of his campaign staff and he’s doing pretty...
  • The Art of Voter Amnesia: What's an ID?

    06/13/2015 12:24:00 PM PDT · by xuberalles · 9 replies
    Self | 6/13/15 | Me
    Democrats never say they are committed to stopping voter fraud, merely that they're dedicated to "everyone" voting. This smug admission tells you everything you need to know, or in other words, nothing you didn't already suspect. The truth is Voter ID doesn't discriminate against or disenfranchise anyone. How can it when everyone is held to same standard of accountability? If you can't even verify your identity, validate and protect the authenticity of your vote, how are you a victim of anything other than your own ignorance and apathy? People have TWO YEARS in-between elections to get a damn photo ID;...
  • West New York mayor accepted $250K in bribes in medical kickback scheme (DEMOCRAT)

    06/10/2015 12:44:47 PM PDT · by KeyLargo · 23 replies
    NJ.COM ^ | June 10, 2015 | Christopher Baxter
    West New York mayor accepted $250K in bribes in medical kickback scheme West New York Mayor Felix Roque was indicted Tuesday on charges he accepted approximately $250,000 in bribes in return for referring patients to a medical imaging company, state authorities said. Christopher Baxter updated June 10, 2015 at 7:06 AM TRENTON — The mayor of West New York, Felix Roque, was indicted Tuesday for accepting approximately $250,000 in bribes in return for referring patients to a medical imaging company whose owner has admitted running a massive kickback scheme, state authorities said. From 2007 to 2012, Roque, 59, a Democrat...
  • “If you live by the pen, you die by the pen”

    06/10/2015 5:38:52 AM PDT · by DoodleDawg · 29 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 6/10/15 | James Hohmann
    Ted Cruz would spend his first day in office trying to undo some of Barack Obama’s biggest achievements via executive order. In a wide-ranging interview about how he’d spend his first 100 days as president if he won, the Texas GOP senator pledged to roll back more than just the president’s controversial orders related to immigration. “If you live by the pen, you die by the pen,” Cruz said by phone Tuesday, as he traveled from Dallas to an afternoon tour of the Southern border. “Everything put in place by executive order can be undone by executive order.”
  • Hillary’s plans to stuff the ballot box

    06/09/2015 10:52:33 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 7 replies
    WND ^ | 06/08/15 | Phyllis Schlafly
    Phyllis Schlafly spotlights devious plan to capture even more illegal-alien votes She apparently decided it won’t be enough to rely on the 66 million people who voted twice for Barack Obama, many of whom are disillusioned by the failure of “hope and change.” Obama promised an end to wars in the Middle East, a more prosperous economy for the average American and more harmonious race relations, but all three problems have only gotten worse. Since Hillary won’t have the youthful exuberance that propelled Obama to his unlikely double victory, she plans to build a whole new electorate out of people...