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  • Live:Trump for President Rally in Everett, WA @ Xfinity Arena, 8/30/2016 7pm PT.

    08/28/2016 6:09:29 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 2 replies
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  • LA Times/USC Poll - Clinton 44.2 Trump 43.6 for 8/28

    08/28/2016 5:24:22 AM PDT · by freedom1st · 20 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 8/28/16 | LA Times
    Who's Winning? Daily Track of Clinton and Trump's support
  • Trump on undocumented immigrants: 'We are going to get rid of the criminals'

    08/28/2016 4:13:57 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 31 replies
    Washington Post ^ | August 27, 2016 | Jose A. DelReal
    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump sounded off forcefully on immigration policy and deportations Saturday, vowing to start removing undocumented criminals "within one hour" of taking office, but providing no indication how he would approach the millions of other undocumented immigrants living in the United States. [Snip] Trump’s latest comments on immigration policy followed a week of intense confusion over his stance on mass deportations. ... The GOP nominee signaled Wednesday during an interview with Fox News that he would be willing to work with undocumented immigrants on their residency if they paid back taxes. ... On Thursday, during an interview...
  • Transgender North Carolinians get restroom-access win

    08/28/2016 3:04:10 AM PDT · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 51 replies
    WRAL-TV ^ | August 27, 2016 | Jonathan Drew, Emery Dalesio, AP
    RALEIGH, N.C. — A federal judge ruled Friday that two students and an employee must be allowed to use restrooms matching their gender identity at University of North Carolina campuses, and he said they have a strong chance of proving the state's bathroom-access measure violates federal law. U.S. District Judge Thomas Schroeder temporarily blocked the University of North Carolina from making the three plaintiffs follow the restroom provision of the so-called HB2 law as the larger case makes its way to trial in November. His final decision on the law won't come until after trial. Passed in March, HB2 requires...
  • Empire Files: Abby Martin Exposes What Hillary Clinton Really Represents [LEFT-WING EXPOSÉ]

    08/27/2016 11:37:11 PM PDT · by Arthur McGowan · 13 replies
    YouTube ^ | 17 APR 2016 | Abby Martin
    Digging deep into Hillary's connections to Wall Street, Abby Martin reveals how the Clinton's multi-million-dollar political machine operates. This episode chronicles the Clinton's [sic] rise to power in the 90s on a right-wing agenda, the Clinton Foundation's revolving door with Gulf state monarchies, corporations and the world's biggest financial institutions, and the establishment of the hyper-aggressive "Hillary Doctrine" while Secretary of State. Learn the essential facts about the great danger she poses, and why she's the US Empire's choice for its next CEO.
  • Are Trump’s grass roots Jewish supporters the election’s dark horse?

    08/27/2016 11:02:03 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 16 replies
    jns.org ^ | August 26, 2016 | by Sean Savage/JNS.org
    (snips) “Trump is someone who’s worked with the Jewish community his entire life and has family, including his daughter (Ivanka Trump) and son-in-law (Jared Kushner), who are both observant Jews,” Greenwald said. “The smearing of Trump as anti-Semitic is just outrageous.” JewsChooseTrump.org has steadily grown with Jewish supporters of Trump from across the country signing up to express their solidarity and looking for ways to get involved. The website has had over 78,000 visitors and over 1,000 people have signed up to publish their names, Greenwald said. Out of the over 1,000 names registered on JewsChooseTrump.org, a significant portion of...
  • US: Clinton calendars won't be released until after election

    08/27/2016 10:58:48 PM PDT · by Trump_vs_Evil_Witch · 41 replies
    AP ^ | Ted Bridis
    Trump spokesman Jason Miller released a statement Friday night saying: "It is unacceptable that the State Department is now refusing to release her official schedule before the election in full. Voters deserve to know the truth before they cast their ballots."
  • American Electorate Loses As Partisan Media Coverage Of Candidate Health Turns Outright Bizarre

    08/27/2016 10:49:13 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 13 replies
    ZeroHedge ^ | August 27, 2016
    The recent media frenzy surrounding Clinton and Trump's health records has accomplished little more than to, once again, expose a "press" that is becoming increasingly partisan with each passing day. Right-leaning media outlets have spent countless hours reporting on the various health issues experienced by Clinton over the years and pointing to pictures of her falling down on the campaign trail or seemingly zoning out at times as evidence of her frailty. Meanwhile the left-leaning organizations have mostly dismissed the Hillary health concerns as conspiracy theories of right-wing nut jobs. Like this tweet from a New York Times columnist calling...
  • Anti-Trump Republicans To Run Ads Against Trump In Key States

    08/27/2016 9:59:54 PM PDT · by Innovative · 87 replies
    MSN ^ | Aug. 27, 2016 | Lauren Fox
    The ad is titled "Keep Your Promise," which is a throwback to a comment Trump made early in the campaign that he'd bow out of the presidential race if he was far behind in national polls. "Resign the nomination. Let the RNC replace you so we can beat Hillary," the ad read at the end.
  • US elections: Trump details plans to track illegal immigrants

    08/27/2016 9:14:45 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 31 replies
    kathmandupost ^ | August 28, 2016
    Aug 28, 2016- The US Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump, has said he will develop a tracking system to help authorities control immigration. Speaking on the campaign trail in Iowa, he outlined what he called an "entry-exit" programme, which would track those who overstay their visas. He also reiterated his support for building a wall along the southern border with Mexico. And he said he would stop illegal immigrants getting welfare benefits. "I am going to build a great border wall, institute nationwide e-verify, stop illegal immigrants from accessing welfare and entitlements, and develop an exit-entry tracking system to ensure...
  • Barack Obama doesn’t want you smoking in public housing (weed?)

    08/27/2016 9:08:23 PM PDT · by rktman · 29 replies
    hotair.com ^ | 8/27/2016 | Jazz Shaw
    Homeless advocates and public health officials are squaring off over a controversial Obama administration proposal to ban smoking in government-assisted housing projects. The smoking ban has drawn praise from health officials who say it would spare non-smokers from the dangerous effects of secondhand smoke. But homeless advocates are enraged by the proposal, which they fear could force low-income residents who can’t kick the habit out of their homes.
  • BLACK MEN FOR BERNIE FOUNDER Campaigns In Swing States For TRUMP

    08/27/2016 8:43:22 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 9 replies
    Black Men for Bernie founder Bruce Carter’s mission to restore black communities didn’t end when Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders lost to Hillary Clinton in the Democratic primary. He opposed Hillary Clinton and the Democratic establishment then because he knew that they didn’t represent the minority communities he engaged in politics to fight for. After the leak of internal DNC emails, Carter is convinced that the Democratic Party “rigged” the primary against his candidate and that Hillary Clinton’s Democratic Party has no intention of changing the policies that led to the destruction of the communities he’s working to improve. Bruce Carter...
  • Army training slide branded Clinton as ’insider threat’: report

    08/27/2016 8:30:04 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 12 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 27, 2016 | Nikita Vladimirov
    Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton appeared in an Army training presentation labeled as in “insider threat,” the Washington Examiner reports. The presentation featured a slide titled “Who is the threat? Insiders” along with photos of former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis and Fort Hood shooter Nidal Hasan. Clinton and Gen. David Petraeus, who shared classified information with his biographer and mistress, are also pictured.
  • Inside Facebook’s (Totally Insane, Unintentionally Gigantic, Hyperpartisan) Political-Media Machine

    08/27/2016 8:08:56 PM PDT · by NowApproachingMidnight · 7 replies
    NY Slimes ^ | 8/24/16 | JOHN HERRMAN
    Open your Facebook feed. What do you see? A photo of a close friend’s child. An automatically generated slide show commemorating six years of friendship between two acquaintances. An eerily on-target ad for something you’ve been meaning to buy. A funny video. A sad video. A recently live video. Lots of video; more video than you remember from before. A somewhat less-on-target ad. Someone you saw yesterday feeling blessed. Someone you haven’t seen in 10 years feeling worried.
  • Jill Stein fires back at Liz Warren

    08/27/2016 7:34:11 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 24 replies
    BOSTON HERALD ^ | 27 AUGUST 2016 | Marie Szaniszlo
    Presidential candidate Jill Stein fired back at Bay State U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren for claiming that a vote for the Green Party nominee could only help Donald Trump. Stein, a Lexington physician lagging far behind in the polls — pulling only single digits — said votes still need to be “earned.”
  • Gerald Celente Predicts Trump Wins White House

    08/27/2016 7:34:08 PM PDT · by GilGil · 56 replies
    USA Watchdog ^ | 8/23/2016 | Greg Hunter
    On the 2016 election, a surprising turn around for Trump. Trends forecaster Gerald Celente explains, “We now forecast Trump will win. First, we had Clinton. Trump is his own worst enemy. . . . What’s going to determine the election, we believe, is the debates. These debates will determine it more than they did with Kennedy and Nixon. You are going to see viewer turnout on this break records, maybe even Super Bowl records. It’s going to come down to the debates if Trump doesn’t destroy himself and/or there is not a wild card event. In the absence of that,...
  • Green Party candidate Dr. Jill Stein campaigns in Colorado

    08/27/2016 7:31:51 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 5 replies
    THE DENVER CHANNEL ^ | 27 AUGUST 2016 | ERIC LUPHER
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Voters not in tune with everything politics may not even know what the Green Party is. That's the party Dr. Jill Stein represents. It's the party that is based on principles like social justice and protecting the environment. The trouble for Stein? She's not well-known. She represents the party that hardly gets any airtime, the party that does not spend millions on ad campaigns, the party hidden behind the big two candidates from the two big parties. But there is a market for Stein, one with plenty of devout supporters.
  • Warning of 'war' on farmers, Trump seeks support in Iowa

    08/27/2016 7:18:36 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug 27, 2016 8:05 PM EDT | Scott Bauer and Ken Thomas
    Donald Trump warned Saturday of a “war on the American farmer,” telling a crowd in Iowa that rival Hillary Clinton “wants to shut down family farms” and implement anti-agriculture policies. Trump’s speech at the annual “Roast and Ride” fundraiser for Republican Sen. Joni Ernst came just hours after Clinton received her first national security briefing as the Democratic presidential nominee. […] “Hillary Clinton wants to shut down family farms just like she wants to shut down the mines and the steelworkers,” he said in front of a wall of straw bales at the Iowa State Fairgrounds. “She will do this...
  • Texas Democrat Says Trump Is Correct–They Take Minorities for Granted

    08/27/2016 7:14:30 PM PDT · by Innovative · 8 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Aug. 27, 2016 | Ildefonso Ortiz
    MCALLEN, Texas — A Democrat Texas State Senator publicly stated that the Democrat Party has taken minorities for granted. The statement was made by Texas Democratic Senator Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa Friday afternoon during a panel hosted by the Texas Tribune in this border city. In one of the questions, Tribune CEO Evan Smith brought up Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump’s effort to court African-American and Hispanic voters.
  • Trump retaliates on ‘predator’ Clinton with devastating video

    08/27/2016 7:06:00 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 50 replies
    BizPacReview ^ | 08/27/16
    If you come after Donald Trump, he’ll come right back at you — only twice as hard. That rule was confirmed in spades Friday when the Republican presidential nominee responded to Hillary Clinton’s claim that he’s a racist and white supremacist, and he used her own words to do it. He put together a video montage of the former secretary of state and posted it to his Facebook page under the heading, “The Clinton’s are the real predators…”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukTrbi5SmkQ The video ad centers on Clinton’s use of the term “super-predators” in 1993, the first year she served as first lady. She...
  • Clinton Foundation Official Requests State Lunch Invitation, Special Seating for Foundation Allies

    08/27/2016 7:01:23 PM PDT · by Innovative · 23 replies
    ABC News ^ | Aug. 27, 2016 | Jonathan Karl , Devin Dwyer and BENJAMIN SIEGEL ·
    A series of newly released State Department emails obtained by ABC News offers fresh insight on direct contact between the Clinton Foundation and Hillary Clinton's inner circle while she was Secretary of State. The emails -– released as part of a public records lawsuit by conservative group Citizens United and shared exclusively with ABC -- reveal what the group claims is new evidence Foundation allies received special treatment. In one December 2010 email chain with Clinton's closest aide Huma Abedin, then-top Clinton Foundation official Doug Band offers names for a State Department lunch with Chinese President Hu Jintao scheduled for...
  • African American Trump Supporter Got Standing Ovation After Speaking On The Black Community Must See

    08/27/2016 6:44:24 PM PDT · by GilGil · 17 replies
    Live Broadcasting ^ | 8/24/2016 | Live Broadcasting
    African American Trump Supporter Gets Standing Ovation After Speaking On The Black Community! Powerful Speech At Trump Rally In Austin Texas! SHARE!
  • Sarkozy says Britain should manage asylum seekers on its own territory

    08/27/2016 5:50:01 PM PDT · by Mariner · 18 replies
    Reuters ^ | August 27th, 2016 | by Bate Felix and Ingrid Melander
    Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, who is attempting a political comeback before next year's election, said on Saturday that Britain should open an asylum center on its territory to deal with asylum seekers now camped in Calais. Migrants aiming to reach Britain have over the years gathered in camps called the "jungle" in the French port of Calais. In the past two years, the population of the camps has swelled as warfare and economic upheaval in North Africa and the Middle East has driven thousands of migrants to try to reach Britain illegally through the Channel Tunnel. "I'm demanding the...
  • Cousin Of NBA Star Dwyane Wade Killed In Chicago Shooting ( why blacks will vote for Trump)

    08/27/2016 5:43:55 PM PDT · by GilGil · 16 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 8/27/2016 | Reuters
    The cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade was killed in a shooting while she pushed her child in a stroller on the South Side of Chicago on Friday, local media reported. Nykea Aldridge, 32, a mother of four, was shot in the head and arm by crossfire at about 3:30 p.m. local time on Friday in Chicago’s Parkway Gardens neighborhood near a school where she had gone to register her children, the Chicago Tribune reported on Saturday.
  • “INSIDER THREAT” HILLARY CLINTON GETS FIRST CLASSIFIED INTEL BRIEFING

    08/27/2016 5:36:01 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 29 replies
    Donald J Trump ^ | 08/27/16
    Today Clinton Receives Her First Classified Intelligence Briefing:Today Hillary Clinton Will Receive Her First Classified National Security Briefing At An FBI Facility In White Plains, New York. “Hillary Clinton arrived Saturday morning at the FBI's satellite office in suburban New York City for her first national security briefing as the Democratic nominee for president. Clinton arrived at the office in White Plains, New York, which is roughly 20 minutes from her Chappaqua home, about 9 a.m. Her campaign has not said who is attending the meeting with her..” (Josh Haskell, “Hillary Clinton Arrives at FBI Office for 1st Classified Briefing as...
  • NIGEL FARAGE: Trump was MY warm-up man... but I gave him a bounce - and he'll be new Ronald Reagan

    08/27/2016 5:28:25 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 15 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 08/27/16 | Nigel Farage
    Farage appeared at a rally with Donald Trump in Jackson, MississippiThe event on August 24 was seen by thousands of spectatorsFarage: 'The atmosphere in the room was more like a rock concert' Since I announced that I was going to stand aside as Ukip leader in the wake of the successful Brexit campaign, I've had more time to do other things. This included a trip to Cleveland for the Republican Convention and the adoption of Donald J. Trump as their Presidential candidate.I was astonished that everybody I met wanted to talk about Brexit – not just the delegates to the...
  • In Unhinged Trump Attack, Clinton Libels Millions as Racists

    08/27/2016 4:55:50 PM PDT · by VitacoreVision · 34 replies
    The New American ^ | 26 August 2016 | Alex Newman
    Anti-establishment conservatives of all stripes — from the nationalist “alt-right” at Breitbart to the liberty-minded anti-globalist Infowars media empire — were apparently delighted with Democrat presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and her latest anti-Donald Trump screed. With her bizarre speech Thursday attempting to demonize huge swaths of the American public as racists and paranoid conspiracy theorists, Clinton sounded almost unhinged. But it may all backfire.Ironically, the scandal-plagued Democrat candidate denounced what she called the “paranoid fringe” in American politics — even while sounding unusually paranoid by outlining an imagined global “right-wing” conspiracy of immense proportions apparently led by former KGB boss...
  • Rock Star Welcome for Donald Trump in Iowa: Hillary Clinton ‘Will Sell You Out"

    08/27/2016 4:49:27 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 27 Aug 2016 | Alex Swoyer
    DES MOINES, Iowa — Donald Trump received a rockstar welcome from roughly two-thousand people when he took the stage as “I’m Proud to Be an American” played from the speakers at Sen. Joni Ernst’s second annual Roast and Ride in Des Moines, Iowa on Saturday. “The GOP is offering voters a chance to break up the corrupt establishment and create a new American future,” the Republican nominee stated. “This chance will never come again.” “Our campaign is about protecting those who have no power,” he added. “These are the people that work hard, but don’t have a voice.” The outsider...
  • Trump Rocks Iowa! Vows to ‘Swiftly Remove’ Criminal Illegals on ‘Day One’

    08/27/2016 4:10:44 PM PDT · by Rufus Shinra · 39 replies
    Trump Conservative ^ | 8/27/16 | Rufus Shinra
    Recent media coverage on Donald Trump’s immigration policies have attempted to convince his supporters that he is “flip flopping” on his original deportation policies and moving to a “softer” tone. This has caused a stir among many of Trump’s core supporters, adding to the speculation that he is caving to pressure from his own party to keep the “cheap labor” express moving full speed ahead. Trump spoke to a crowd of about 2,000 at the ‘Roast and Ride’ event in Des Moines, Iowa today. Joni Earnest, a veteran and senator from Iowa who was once thought to be a possible...
  • Trump Promises to ‘Swiftly’ Remove Criminal Illegal Immigrants ‘On Day One’

    08/27/2016 3:59:48 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 38 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/27/16 | Alex Swoyer
    “On Day One, I am going to begin swiftly removing criminal illegal immigrants from this country – including removing the hundreds of thousands of criminal illegal immigrants that have been released into U.S. communities under the Obama-Clinton Administration,” the Republican nominee stated.
  • Hillary Releases Ad Linking Trump to KKK, Turns Out People in Video are Paid Actors, Not Klansman

    08/27/2016 3:13:50 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 55 replies
    Hillary Clinton attempted to link Donald Trump to the KKK in an attack ad the other day, because former Klansman David Duke showed his support earlier in the year for the Republican nominee. Grandma forgot that members of her beloved party actually founded the organization in the first place. She also couldn’t recall that a prominent Klansman, Robert Byrd, was her “mentor.” What also seemed to slip Hillary’s mind is that the KKK gave $20,000 to her campaign. Face palm. Turns out that the people used in Clinton’s KKK ad are actually paid actors, not klansman. I just hope they...
  • Peter Navarro: ‘Hillary Clinton Has Got A Proven Record In Destroying Jobs’

    08/27/2016 3:07:55 PM PDT · by Albion Wilde · 7 replies
    YouTube ^ | Aug 25, 2016 | Peter Navarro
    Trump economic advisor Peter Navarro told Fox Business News’ Sandra Smith on Thursday that millions of jobs have been lost due to Hillary Clinton’s bad trade deals. Peter Navarro is a professor at the Merage School of Business at the University of California-Irvine. With a Masters of Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government and a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard, this distinguished macroeconomist has written extensively on Asia as well as lived and worked there. He is is the author of Crouching Tiger: What China’s Militarism Means for the World (Prometheus, 11/2015). He has published ten previous books,...
  • Why Americans want Gary Johnson at presidential debates (the next MSM diversion alert)

    08/27/2016 3:06:15 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 26 replies
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | August 27, 2016 | Lucy Schouten
    Three out of five American voters want a third-party candidate to speak during the coming presidential debates, according to the latest Quinnipiac University poll - a sign that Americans want an alternative to this unusually negative presidential race. This poll gave Libertarian Gary Johnson, the top third-party presidential candidate, just 10 percent of the vote, but noted 62 percent of those surveyed said they wanted to see a third-party candidate in the presidential debates, and 37 percent said they were looking to vote independent of the two major parties this November.
  • Horrified by Trump, Democrats getting nostalgic about Romney

    08/27/2016 2:59:33 PM PDT · by Innovative · 54 replies
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | Aug. 27, 2016 | Josh Lederman - Associated Press
    When President Barack Obama ran for re-election, Democrats made no secret of their disdain for Mitt Romney. That was all before Donald Trump. Horrified by the prospect of Trump in the White House, Obama and his party have changed their tune about Romney. As they denounce Trump as "unhinged" and unfit, they're getting nostalgic about the 2012 Republican nominee they now describe as principled, competent and honorable. Cutter said that in 2012 Democrats had ideological clashes with Romney, but didn't doubt his temperament or basic competence. She said unlike Trump, Romney didn't "insult his way through his campaigning," malign minorities,...
  • Nosedive: Clinton Drops Seven Points In Three Days

    08/27/2016 2:50:33 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 44 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 27, 2016 | Matt Vespa
    When you combine Hillary Clinton’s lack of appeal with her alleged ethically questionable dealings regarding paid access at the Clinton Foundation, you’re going to take a hit in the polls. In fact, in the past three days, Clinton has dropped seven points against Donald Trump. Nationally, she still leads by five, but that’s still within striking distance of the Republican nominee. That says more about her than Trump. Both are widely unpopular standard bearers for their respective political parties, but Clinton just seems incapable of breaking 50 percent. There is some silver linings for the Clinton campaign. They’re still leading...
  • DCLeaks Website Down, Twitter Suspended After Releasing Soros Docs

    08/27/2016 2:02:46 PM PDT · by blueyon · 49 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 8/27/16 | Peter Hasson
    DCLeaks, a website that releases information on powerful political figures, has had its Twitter account suspended and part of its website taken offline after releasing a cache of documents on billionaire donor George Soros. The website had previously released 2,500 internal Open Society Foundation (OSF) documents in order to “shed light on one of the most influential networks operating worldwide.” OSF is one of Soros’ networks of organizations. The leaked documents had resulted in several damaging reports about the organization. OSF had previously confirmed that the documents were legitimate.
  • Hillary slide? Reuters poll shows Trump back within five

    08/27/2016 1:52:55 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | Auigust 27, 2016 | ED MORRISEY
    Reuters giveth, and Reuters taketh away. After seeing her lead balloon to twelve points earlier in the week, Hillary Clinton’s edge on Donald Trump dropped by more than half in the latest iteration of their tracking poll. Trump has moved back within five points, mainly through a fade in Hillary’s support back to her August low: U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton leads her Republican rival Donald Trump by 5 percentage points among likely voters, down from a peak this month of 12 points, according to the Reuters/Ipsos daily tracking poll released on Friday.The Aug. 22-25 opinion poll found that...
  • Hillary Clinton Quotes: Nurses Are Overpaid Maids, Glorified Babysitters

    08/27/2016 1:43:14 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 30 replies
    Morning NewsUSA ^ | 8/21/16 | Nathaniel Artosilla
    The race for the presidency is heating up as Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both try to dismantle each other’s credibility. This time it is a rumor from the 90s that is haunting the Clinton campaign. The rumor states that shortly after her husband took office, Clinton made disparaging remarks about nurses. She allegedly referred to them as “glorified baby sitters” or “”under-educated, overpaid maids.” Despite the lack of evidence supporting the authenticity of the statement, it has proved very difficult to quell. Even after a decade, the rumor has continued to be a blight to her career. Quote Still...
  • Toomey Crosses Gun-Rights Divide In Pennsylvania Senate Race

    08/27/2016 12:54:16 PM PDT · by Abby4116 · 43 replies
    CBS Local ^ | August 27, 2016
    CARLISLE, Pa. (AP) — Freshman U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is the rare conservative Republican who is running for re-election with the support of leading gun-control groups, but it may not be enough to save him in Democratic-leaning Pennsylvania in this unusual election year....His stance so angered one gun-rights group that it is backing his Democratic opponent, Katie McGinty, just to send a message to Toomey and any other Republican who might deviate from orthodoxy on guns.
  • Hindu Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard called 'devil' by Christian opponent in US election campaign.

    08/27/2016 12:15:38 PM PDT · by Jyotishi · 80 replies
    Struggle for Hindu Existence ^ | August 25, 2016 | PTI; Swarajya; Hindu Existence
    Caption: Not the days of Joan of Arc, this is US 2016. Still, the Christian mentality to annihilate the faiths of other exists. Shame!!! Hindu Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard Called 'Devil' Shamelessly By A Republican Opponent. Hindu Reactions Surfaced. HENB, Washington, Aug 25, 2016: Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu member in House of Representative (for Hawaii's 2nd congressional district since 2013) contesting again to the US Congress, has been targeted for her Hindu faith by her Republican opponent in the Congressional elections, prompting sharp reactions from the Hindu-American community members. 35-year-old Democratic Representative Gabbard is seeking her third-term re-election from Hawaii...
  • Joy Reid Shuts Down Conservative Latino Who Brings up Hillary's Praise of Eugenicist Sanger

    08/27/2016 12:00:15 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 43 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    On Joy Reid’s MSNBC show today, conservative Latino Alfonso Aguilar cited Hillary Clinton’s praise of the eugenicist Margaret Sanger, the founder of Planned Parenthood. Hillary has said that she “admire[s] Margaret Sanger enormously.” Reid responded by saying Sanger was not a legitimate issue because she is a “dead person.” Even worse, when Aguilar tried to make that point that a majority of abortions performed by Planned Parenthood are on minority women, Reid shut Aguilar down, calling his statement “incredibly offensive. I think that smear of Planned Parenthood cannot go forward and we’re not going to continue with that line of...
  • Nervous Nellies regarding the borders, but willing to dive into the abyss with Hillary

    08/27/2016 11:59:49 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 26 replies
    The recent argument regarding softer tones on the border issue is driving me nuts. Trump is going to build the wall and enforce the law and deport as many illegal aliens as he possibly can! And end sanctuary cities. And try to end anchor babies. Just enforcing the law alone will cause millions of illegal aliens to leave. For crying out loud, when is the last time we had a president of EITHER PARTY willing to do anything at all about the borders? I think you'd have to go all the way back to Eisenhower. Other than that: There is...
  • Volunteering for Team Trump

    08/27/2016 11:47:43 AM PDT · by georgiegirl · 8 replies
    Team Trump | 8/27/16 | georgiegirl
    Dear Freepers, are any of you volunteering for Team Trump in your state? I did that here in California for the primaries, now I have been invited by Team Trump to volunteer for the general. I am just a bit confused as to the script or template the Team is using. If any of you are also volunteers, is it clear to you how to make the calls and what to ask the caller? It would be great to chat with another volunteer.
  • Absentee ballot returns show spike in unlikely voters weighing in on Florida’s primary

    08/27/2016 11:03:37 AM PDT · by Mariner · 83 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | August 25th, 2016 | By ADAM C. SMITH
    The political team at the Florida Chamber of Commerce has come across a remarkable trend this campaign season: A huge spike in mail voting by people who rarely vote in primary elections. Almost half of the mail ballots returned so far for Tuesday’s primary election have come from Floridians who voted in either one or zero of the past four primary elections. That means a big, decisive chunk of the vote will come from people who have not been polled, and potentially not courted, targeted or accounted for by countless campaigns across the state. “This is huge,” said Marian Johnson,...
  • Laura Ingraham may play Clinton in Trump debate practice: report

    08/27/2016 10:51:46 AM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 69 replies
    The Hill ^ | 8/27/2016 | Nikita Vladimirov
    Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham may play the role of Hillary Clinton in Donald Trump’s prerpation for the upcoming presidential debates, according to the Washington Post. Trump is meeting with Ingraham, former Fox News Channel chairman Roger Ailes, and former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani to talk over possible debate preparation strategies, the Post reported. Some top officials within the campaign have hinted at an unconventional debate prep strategy. “He’s an unconventional candidate, so debate prep in the classic sense doesn’t apply to him,” campaign manager Kellyanne Conway told the Post. “That applies to the accoutrements that are usually associated...
  • Clinton Body Count vs Trump Body Count

    08/27/2016 10:39:49 AM PDT · by CharlesOConnell · 28 replies
    Duck Duck Go ^ | 08/28/2016 | CharlesOConnell
    I wondered how a comparatively neutral search engine, not like Google, Bing or Yahoo, would trend "Clinton Body Count" vs. "Trump Body Count". Trump is about as old as Clinton, presumably he's had civil conflicts with people in his business life, I thought there might be SOMETHING about his ordering a hit on some unfavored associate. But aside from The Daily Beast screaming something about "Donald Trump Makes Worst Mass Shooting in U.S. History All About Him", I can't find any trend about "Trump Body Count" that doesn't immediately jump track over to Clinton.
  • Weekly Update: Shocking Clinton News

    08/27/2016 9:44:26 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 31 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | August 26, 2016 | Tom Fitton
    New Emails: Clinton’s State Department Gave Special Access to Foundation Donors Federal Court Orders Hillary Clinton to Answer Email Questions under Oath JW Forces Release of “Deleted” Clinton Emails – Hidden Emails Include Benghazi Material Court Victory for Election IntegrityJW’s New Book Clean House Coming Next Week New Emails: Clinton’s State Department Gave Special Access to Foundation DonorsThe true nature of the Clinton Foundation becomes ever clearer with each discovery of withheld emails. This week we released 725 pages of State Department documents that include email exchanges in which Hillary Clinton’s top aide Huma Abedin provided influential Clinton Foundation...
  • Hillary Clinton Receives 1st Classified Briefing as Democratic Nominee

    08/27/2016 9:35:50 AM PDT · by Mariner · 56 replies
    Good Morning America via Yahoo ^ | August 27th, 2016 | JOSH HASKELL and LIZ KREUTZ
    Hillary Clinton spent Saturday morning at an FBI facility near her New York home meeting with staffers from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence who briefed her on major threats and emerging concerns around the world. Clinton arrived at the office in White Plains, New York, which is roughly 20 minutes from her Chappaqua home, about 9 a.m. The meeting lasted over two hours and she attended it alone, a campaign aide said. The briefing comes 10 days after her main rival, Donald Trump, received his first classified briefing as the Republican Party’s nominee. Trump took two top...
  • Donald Trump broke the conservative media

    08/27/2016 9:29:48 AM PDT · by Titus-Maximus · 70 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 8.27.2016 | Oliver Darcy
    Sean Hannity, sitting comfortably in his air-conditioned New York studios on a hot August afternoon, was on a fiery rant. "Honestly, I am tempted to just say I don't support any of you people ever," he barked. The Fox News host and conservative personality was fed up with Republican leaders in Washington — and he wasn't hiding it from the millions of listeners tuned into his radio program. "If in 96 days Trump loses this election, I am pointing the finger directly at people like [House Speaker] Paul Ryan and [Senate Majority Leader] Mitch McConnell and Lindsey Graham and John...
  • Clinton says media should be investigating Trump's businesses, not her family's charity

    08/27/2016 9:19:59 AM PDT · by upchuck · 51 replies
    Circa.com ^ | Aug 25, 2016 | Emily Atkin
    In her first national media interview in nearly a month, Hillary Clinton on Tuesday night defended herself from accusations that she gave special access to Clinton Foundation donors while serving as Secretary of State. Speaking to CNN's Anderson Cooper, Clinton said her work at the State Department was never influenced by any outside forces. "I made policy decisions based on what I thought was right to keep Americans safe and protect U.S. interests abroad," she said. Clinton's comments came in response to an Associated Press story asserting more than half of the meetings Clinton took with representatives of non-governmental interests...