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  • McCain mocks Cruz over guns on bases claim

    04/20/2015 6:39:21 PM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 43 replies
    The Hill ^ | 04/20/15 06:55 PM EDT | Martin Matishak
    Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) is mocking Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) for claiming he is “pressing” for hearings on allowing U.S. troops to carry private firearms on military installations.“You know, I was fascinated to hear that because I haven’t heard a thing about it from him. Nor has my staff heard from his staff. Where did that come from? I have not a clue,” McCain told reporters on Monday. “I’d be glad to discuss the issue and see if we need a hearing, but it came as a complete surprise to me that he had been pressing...
  • Who are the Republican candidates’ Jewish donors?

    04/20/2015 6:15:11 PM PDT · by Wiz-Nerd · 6 replies
    The Times of Israel ^ | April 21, 2015, 2:14 am | Ron Kampeas
    Aside from Democrat Hillary Clinton, three Republican candidates with reasonable chances at the nomination have declared and several others are on the cusp. The Republican Party says it’s been making inroads with Jewish voters, who traditionally have favored Democrats by 2-to-1 margins. Here’s a rundown of the views of three declared Republican candidates — and two likely candidates — on issues of Jewish interest, and their connections to the community.
  • żQuien es más Hispano? Rubio, Cruz, Castro or Bush

    04/20/2015 6:13:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    The Austin American Statesman ^ | April 20, 2015 | Jonathan Tilove
    Good morning Austin: I had a story in Saturday’s paper on the startling fact that, with Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, two of the first three announced candidates for the Republican presidential nomination for president are Hispanic. In other words, if America elects its first Latino president in 2016, that president would almost certainly be a Republican. Meanwhile, on the Democratic side, at best there could be a Hispanic candidate for vice president, with most of the speculation concentrated on Julián Castro, the former San Antonio mayor who is now serving as President Obama’s secretary of housing and urban development....
  • Jeb Bush Tells Congress to Approve Obama Amnesty Supporter Loretta Lynch For Attorney General

    04/20/2015 6:06:02 PM PDT · by Jack Hydrazine · 25 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 17APR2015 | Katie Pavlich
    Potential GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush is calling on Congress to confirm attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch, whose confirmation hearings took place in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee in January. In February, Lynch was voted out of the committee and approved 12-8. Due to the legislative schedule and fighting over bills already in motion, a full Senate vote on her confirmation has not yet taken place. More from POLITICO: “I think presidents have the right to pick their team,” Bush said, according to reports of his stop at the “Politics and Pie” forum in Concord, New Hampshire, on Thursday...
  • BOOM! Netanyahu REFUSES to meet with Jimmy Carter

    04/20/2015 6:01:05 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 35 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 4-20-2015 | The Right Scoop
    Once Obama is no longer president, I suspect he’ll be getting the same ‘warm welcome’ that Jimmy Carter is getting from the government of Israel right now. And it’s so satisfying: TIMES OF ISRAEL – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Reuven Rivlin have turned down invitations to meet with former US president Jimmy Carter during his upcoming visit to Israel over his “anti-Israel” views. Both the president and prime minister declined the invitations after consulting with the Foreign Ministry and the National Security Council, Haaretz reported Monday.
  • Sen. Ted Cruz NH Speech on Taking America Back gets Multiple Standing Ovations - Complete Video

    04/20/2015 5:38:49 PM PDT · by kingattax · 21 replies
    You Tube ^ | Aug 24, 2013 | FreedomsLighthouse
    Sen. Ted Cruz speaks at a gathering of Republicans in New Hampshire and sets forth a pathway to take America back through the power of the "Grassroots." Cruz talks about the grassroots "Past, Present, and Future." He demonstrates his ability to capture the imagination of an audience, was clearly a big hit in the "First-in-the-Nation" Primary State. As you listen to Cruz, you can hear the outline of a 2016 Presidential run that calls for standing firm on Conservative principles. Cruz calls for abolishing the IRS, cutting taxes, defunding and repealing ObamaCare, reducing regulations and unleashing the power of the...
  • ObamaCare court fight escalates

    04/20/2015 5:33:25 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 2 replies
    The Hill ^ | 4-20-2015 | Peter Sullivan
    The fight over ObamaCare’s Medicaid expansion escalated Monday, as Texas’s Republican governor backed a lawsuit from Florida against the Obama administration. "When the federal government exceeds its constitutional authority, the States must take action,” Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said in a statement. “[I] commend Governor Rick Scott’s decision to take legal action to protect these important constitutional principles.” Last week, Scott announced he would sue the Obama administration over what he called an effort to illegally force Florida into expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. “It is appalling that President Obama would cut off federal healthcare dollars to Florida...
  • Sowell: Chaos in the Primaries

    04/20/2015 4:52:52 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 23 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | April 21, 2015 | Thomas Sowell
    Painful as it is to realize that both the Democrats and the Republicans will still be holding their primaries a year from now, that is one of the high prices we pay for democracy. Seldom does the initial "front-runner" in either party's primaries end up being the actual candidate when election day rolls around. However, even if we cannot predict the outcomes of the primaries this far in advance, we can at least start trying to understand the candidates, the almost candidates and the people who are running just for the publicity. One of the curious things this early in...
  • Roseanne: Hillary Clinton is 'the same old s---'

    04/20/2015 4:43:07 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 20 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 20, 2015
    Comedian Roseanne Barr dismissed former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential bid in an interview Monday, saying she offered "the same old shit." “I think she’s a Democrat just like they all are,” Barr, who herself ran as an independent candidate in 2012, told The Daily Beast. “She seems like every other Democrat. I would not like to see her win. She’s the same old shit. I’d like to see me win.
  • Wisconsin's Shame: "I Thought It Was a Home Invasion"

    04/20/2015 3:41:19 PM PDT · by Moose4 · 50 replies
    National Review ^ | 20 April 2015 | David French
    "THEY CAME WITH A BATTERING RAM.” Cindy Archer, one of the lead architects of Wisconsin’s Act 10 — also called the “Wisconsin Budget Repair Bill,” it limited public-employee benefits and altered collective-bargaining rules for public-employee unions — was jolted awake by yelling, loud pounding at the door, and her dogs’ frantic barking. The entire house — the windows and walls — was shaking. She looked outside to see up to a dozen police officers, yelling to open the door. They were carrying a battering ram. She wasn’t dressed, but she started to run toward the door, her body in full...
  • TED CRUZ RIPS HILLARY, PRAISES DIVERSITY OF GOP FIELD IN NEW HAMPSHIRE

    04/20/2015 3:39:55 PM PDT · by kingattax · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 18 Apr 2015 | by KATIE MCHUGH
    Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz ripped into the Obama administration and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Saturday, drawing applause for his red-meat remarks. “I could have sworn I had seen Hillary’s Scooby Doo van outside, but then I realized it couldn’t possibly be that,” Cruz joked. “Because I’m pretty sure y’all don’t have any foreign nations paying speakers, right?” Cruz mocked Democrats’ shallow presidential bench while praising the diverse Republican field. “Has this not been an incredible array of strong, conservative leaders for two solid days? What testament for the desire of Americans — we want something new. We...
  • A memo to all GOP presidential candidates not named Ted Cruz

    04/20/2015 2:09:22 PM PDT · by VinL · 79 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 4/20/2016 | Steave Deace
    Here’s why if the Iowa caucuses were today he would win and you wouldn’t... This memo amounts to an intervention. It serves to warn all other Republican presidential campaigns of a perfect storm looming on the horizon. Not only does the storm favor Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, but your combined failures/refusals to recognize it are only helping him. If that environment persists, Mr. Cruz will not only win Iowa next year, but win it convincingly. Your skepticism of Mr. Cruz’s candidacy, and willingness to play ball with a system the average Iowa conservative no longer trusts, is helping to positively...
  • Hillary: It’s Not the Pantsuit, It’s the Purse

    04/20/2015 3:21:44 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 20, 2015 | Gretchen Hamel
    There are two distinct and obvious differences between Hillary and her opponents: she is a woman and a Clinton. With her return to the campaign spotlight, these have been the primary focuses of the media coverage, her critics, and conversations amongst women across the nation. Yes, she is a woman, and that can play in her favor. Like many women, I would like to see a woman become President of the United States. I also think it’s due. Yet, I do not think that woman is Hillary Clinton—and I’m not the only one. Why? Bottom line, in my opinion Hillary...
  • Can Gays Turn Straight? What the Evidence Says About “Ex-Gay” Therapy.

    04/20/2015 3:12:57 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 84 replies
    Slate ^ | April 20, 2015 | Nathaniel Frank
    Last week Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., introduced a bill in Congress asking states to ban sexual orientation conversion therapy, often abbreviated as CT, for minors. California is one of two states that have prohibited licensed professionals from offering the practice, which includes efforts to change not only sexual orientation but also gender identity. While the congressional bill is only a resolution—it encourages states to bar the practice rather than proposing the heavier lift of a federal ban—the idea that CT is dangerous and should be banned is gaining momentum ... What do we actually know about the practice of CT...
  • The Iran nuclear deal is unwritten, but it's the best we can do, Obama assures

    04/20/2015 2:58:23 PM PDT · by george76 · 26 replies
    IBD ^ | 4 - 20 - 2015 | Andrew Malcolm
    Remember the hundreds of thousands of new jobs certain to erupt by 2010 thanks to $1 trillion in extra Obama administration spending? Remember how resident Obama vowed swift justice to the murderers of four helpless Americans in Benghazi? Remember how you can keep your doctor and health insurance under ObamaCare? Remember how Obama promised to halt Iran's development of nuclear weapons because they would launch a nuclear arms race in the world's most volatile region and allow Iran to attempt its avowed erasure of Israel? Well, folks, your favorite incumbent president is morphing again right before your disbelieving eyes. Here's...
  • VIDEO: The Great Global Warming Swindle

    04/20/2015 2:35:29 PM PDT · by Maceman · 10 replies
    YouTube | March 8, 2007 | Martin Durkin, Producer
    Before I would believe in Anthropogenic Global Warming, I would require that any alarmist arguing the theory watch THE GREAT GLOBAL WARMING SWINDLE, and produce refutation by CREDIBLE scientists of every point made in that film. THE GREAT GLOBAL WARMING SWINDLE - Watch the full 85-minute video here.
  • Koch Brothers Signal Support for Scott Walker

    04/20/2015 2:32:51 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    New York Times ^ | 04/20/2015 | Nicholas Confessore
    Charles G. and David H. Koch, the influential and big-spending conservative donors, have a favorite in the race for the Republican nomination: Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin. On Monday, at a fund-raising event in Manhattan for the New York State Republican Party, David Koch told donors that he and his brother, who oversee one of the biggest private political organizations in the country, believed that Mr. Walker was the Republican Party’s best hope for recapturing the White House. “We will support whoever the candidate is,” said Mr. Koch, according to two people who attended the event. “But it should be...
  • Ivy Leaguers Not So Dumb After All [Hillary Clinton not exactly winning the youth vote at Dartmouth]

    04/20/2015 1:51:28 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 04/20/2015 | Roger L. Simon
    I am really proud of my alma mater Dartmouth College today — and not because they recently banned hard liquor on campus. (That has its pluses and minuses.) From The Daily Mail [1]: If Dartmouth College students have the same inflated influence on presidential politics that they’ve traditionally enjoyed, Hillary Clinton has some long days ahead in New Hampshire.Of a randomly selected group of 50 students who said they followed presidential politics enough to comment, just nine told Daily Mail Online that the former secretary of state would make a good U.S. chief executive.Hillary’s detractors were far more passionate...
  • Who’s The “Loser”?

    04/20/2015 1:38:13 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 20, 2015 | D.W. Wilber
    “I think they’re all losers”, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is quoted as answering when asked his opinion of the Republican candidates for president of the United States. Reid made his comments from behind the dark glasses he was wearing as a result of the reported major ass-whoopin he received from his own brother last New Year’s Eve. It would seem that Harry knows a thing or two about ‘losing’. The ‘not-soon-enough’ to be retired senator from Nevada lorded over a United States Senate that accomplished nothing under his tenure that could be described as being good or beneficial for...
  • Which Presidential Candidates Will Support a White House Council on Boys and Men?

    04/20/2015 1:33:11 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 20, 2015 | Rachel Alexander
    There used to be a stigma in recent years toward forming male-only organizations, due to the perception they were sexist; excluding women for the benefit of men. But as boys and men are increasingly failing in so many areas - crime, violence, and education to name a few - that perception is changing. There is a real need for organizations that can reverse this trend and prevent men from turning to destructive lifestyles. The purpose of men’s interest groups is evolving; it isn’t to help men excel over women, it’s merely to stop the spiraling path downward so many are...
  • Awaiting Hillary in Keene, NH 4/20/15

    04/20/2015 1:21:05 PM PDT · by Republicanprofessor · 40 replies
    4/20/15 | Republicanprofessor
    It is 40 degrees and raining. Those from New Hampshire have survived a rough winter, so this rain and wind are not too daunting. Perhaps sixty of Hillary’s supporters are waiting under white tents set up by the media a block or two from Main Street in Keene, NH. I happened to be standing under the CNN tent. People are friendly and patient. We hear that she stopped at a pastry shop. She is only running an hour or so late, but I wonder how people found out what time she would arrive. My latest information had said solely “afternoon”...
  • Wife's weeping over anti-union law drove Dem DA to target Republican gov's staff and.....

    04/20/2015 12:07:30 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 62 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | April 20, 2015 | David Martosko, US Political Editor
    A Democratic district attorney who has pursued Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker over alleged campaign finance violations told a fellow prosecutor that his crying wife, a union official, drove him to hunt the governor and his conservative allies because of his anti-union laws feared by organized labor. The explosive revelation came Tuesday as lawyers for Milwaukee DA John Chisholm began two days of oral arguments in a Chicago courtroom over earlier rulings that effectively ended his wide-ranging investigation. The investigation aimed to show that conservative groups were illegally working hand-in-hand with Walker's office when they ran 'issue ads' pressing the...
  • Glenn Beck on His Interview With Scott Walker: ‘I Loved Him’

    04/20/2015 11:53:58 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 30 replies
    The Blaze ^ | April 20, 2015 | Erica Ritz
    Glenn Beck on Monday interviewed Wisc. Gov. Scott Walker (R), who is widely expected to be running for president in 2016. Though Beck had reservations before the interview, when it concluded, Beck said he “loved” the man. “I loved him,” Beck said. “I was really impressed with him, really liked him. [I] thought he had great answers for everything. We didn’t push him to the wall on things, but it’s our first meeting and I thought he had really reasonable answers.” Beck said he would like to speak with Walker more about immigration and the Middle East, but he was...
  • That's pretty fishy!: School blames ‘poor lighting’ for paltry lunch that meets Michelle Obama's ...

    04/20/2015 11:18:26 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 32 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | April 17, 2015 | Alexandra Klausner
    Full title: That's pretty fishy!: School blames ‘poor lighting’ for paltry lunch that meets Michelle Obama's nutritional guidelines That's not a light lunch, it's just bad lighting, say administrators at a Virginia School standing up for their FLOTUS approved school meals. A concerned mother took a photo of her child's lunch consisting of a dull looking fish fillet, a whole wheat bun, and corn and then posted it to social media this week. Virginia’s Portsmouth Public Schools say that their lunches are in compliance with Michelle Obama's federal lunch rules. Scroll down for video
  • Ted Cruz: Feds Should Stay Out of States' Vaccine Policy

    04/20/2015 10:53:50 AM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 28 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Monday, 20 Apr 2015 12:15 PM
    Some voters might think that the vaccine skepticism movement—whose proponents are pejoratively called anti-vaxxers—lost its political oomph this winter. After New Jersey Governor Chris Christie told reporters that vaccination was a choice for parents to make, the backlash found every other likely Republican candidate affirming that he supported vaccinations. That was a blow to activists who have become convinced, by junk science, that the scheduled shots can cause autism. Last week, when New Hampshire anti-vaccine activist Laura Condon asked Christie if he could support expanded exemptions, he shut her down.“You can't count on me,” Christie said.Condon wasn’t done. She showed up...
  • Rick Santorum: America Will Never Be Whole if it Continues to Kill its Children in Abortion

    04/20/2015 10:33:58 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 18 replies
    Life News ^ | 4/20/15 | Steven Ertelt
    Former Senator and Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum recently spoke at an event for the Women’s Help Center in Jacksonville, Florida and reiterated his pro-life beliefs.He said, “America will never be whole, America will never be good if America continues to kill its children.” According to Sunshine State News, he also said that the work of the Women’s Help Center was “remarkable” and “important.” The pregnancy center was founded by Catholics in 1990 and helps women make life affirming choices when facing unplanned pregnancies.Santorum explained the importance of their ministry and said, “We have seen it in our lives, the transformative...
  • Walker Jumps Bush in The Chase

    04/20/2015 10:24:13 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 22 replies
    U.S. News and World Report | April 20, 2015 | David Catanese
    The new front-runner for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination is Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.He takes the top slot on The Chase – U.S. News' Run 2016 rankings of the four candidates most likely to end up as his or her party's nominee – for the first time, after establishing polling leads in each of the three early nominating states.Jeb Bush has held the top slot since the beginning of the year, and the former Florida governor remains the first choice of national Republicans, according to a new CNN survey released Monday.But the race for the nomination starts in early states,...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Hillary Clinton’s Lesbian Affairs Named in Secret Emails

    04/20/2015 10:09:46 AM PDT · by markomalley · 78 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 4-20-15 | Pamela Geller
    This won’t surprise longtime Atlas readers. Atlas reported this story of Hillary’s lesbian affair with Huma Abedin when it was all the NYC gay scenesters could talk about back in 2007 — here and here.  Anthony Weiner is a beard — a very necessary cover when rumors of Huma and Hillary’s love affair were rife. Which is why Huma didn’t give a fig when Weiner was texting his w******r to scores of college girls. Or when Bill was raping Juanita Broaddrick or inserting cigars into Monica Lewinsky’s v***********.
  • Report: NYC Mayor De Blasio wants to be drafted into an anti-Hillary presidential campaign

    04/20/2015 10:09:37 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/20/2015 | Noah Rothman
    When New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio failed to endorse Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign and appeared to call into question her progressive bona fides, it shouldn’t have surprised anyone. Though he served as Clinton’s U.S. Senate campaign manager in 2000, de Blasio has been clear that he does not believe that the former secretary of state was pulled sufficiently to the left over the course of the Obama presidency. “The Democrat should be willing to challenge the status quo,” de Blasio in November of last year in the context of Clinton’s efforts to recast herself a progressive populist...
  • Hookers for Hillary! (Barf Alert From the State of Harry Reid)

    04/20/2015 9:59:55 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 13 replies
    Youtube ^ | 4/20/15
    The ladies at Dennis Hof's World Famous Moonlite Bunny Ranch legal brothel in Carson City, Nevada are officially endorsing Hillary Clinton for President of the United States of America. http://hookersforhillary.com
  • Wisconsin’s Shame: ‘I Thought It Was a Home Invasion’ (WI Dem DA Terrorizes Local Republicans)

    04/20/2015 9:50:29 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 53 replies
    NationalReview.com ^ | 4-20-2015 | DAVID FRENCH
    Someone was pounding at her front door. It was early in the morning — very early — and it was the kind of heavy pounding that meant someone was either fleeing from — or bringing — trouble. “It was so hard. I’d never heard anything like it. I thought someone was dying outside.” She ran to the door, opened it, and then chaos. “People came pouring in. For a second I thought it was a home invasion. It was terrifying. They were yelling and running, into every room in the house. One of the men was in my face, yelling...
  • Florida school testing down again due to tech woes [Florida Media Freakout]

    04/20/2015 9:44:12 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 4 replies
    Bradenton.com ^ | 4/20/15 | CHRISTINA VEIGA
    Standardized testing in Florida is once again on hold due to technical glitches. The Department of Education told school districts early Monday that the testing company's servers were down. They were supposed to be back up by 8:30 a.m.
  • Bounce: Rubio rises to double digits in new national poll, leads Hillary by six in new Florida poll

    04/20/2015 9:23:51 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/20/2015 | AllahPundit
    Last week Nate Cohn wondered why a guy like Rubio with obvious “breakout potential” hasn’t broken out yet, early though it may be. No one expects him to run away with the nomination, but no one expected he’d be stuck at five percent either. As a conspicuously electable center-right candidate, why hasn’t he at least joined Jeb Bush and Scott Walker by polling in the mid-teens?If you believe CNN, he’s on his way. For the moment. Overall, 17% of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents back Bush for the GOP nomination, while 12% support Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. Paul and Rubio...
  • Marco Rubio’s deranged religion, Ted Cruz’s bizarre faith: God-fearing clowns

    04/20/2015 9:05:02 AM PDT · by Baynative · 21 replies
    Salon ^ | 4/19/15 | Jeffrey Tayler
    This Season of Unreason will end with the elections of November 2016, but its consequences – validation of the idea that belief without evidence is a virtue, that religion, and especially Christianity, deserves a place in our politics, our Constitutionally enshrined secularism notwithstanding – will live on and damage the progressive cause. But it does not have to be this way. There will almost certainly be no (declared) atheist or even agnostic among the candidates. This is scandalous, given the electorate’s gradual, relentless ditching of religion. A survey just out shows that 7.5 million Americans have abandoned their faith since...
  • The Fathers of Scott Walker and Ted Cruz are Conservative Baptist Ministers

    04/20/2015 9:02:20 AM PDT · by pinochet · 13 replies
    Gov. Scott Walker's father is the Rev. Llewellyn "Llew" Walker. Sen. Ted Cruz's father is the Rev. Rafael Bienvenido Cruz. Both are conservative Baptist ministers. But that is not the only thing they have in common. Both Baptist ministers were born in the same year, 1939. Could this be a mere coincidence, or is God trying to send America a sign in these troubled times? We are living in an America where the leadership of both parties no longer believes in the difference between morality and immorality. Who better than the conservative sons of two Baptist ministers to remind us...
  • Evangelicals investigating GOP candidates on gay marriage, abortion

    04/20/2015 8:59:19 AM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 18 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 04/20/2015 | Paul Bedard
    Tired of being duped by conservative-sounding Republican presidential candidates who secretly harbored support for gay marriage, abortion and other socially liberal issues, evangelical pastors plan to investigate the backgrounds of White House hopefuls and their top aides. "Personnel is policy," said David Lane, whose American Renewal Project is working with 100,000 pastors to push 80 million evangelicals and 40 million Catholics who typically don't vote to the polls in 2016 to elect a conservative Republican. "We need to bring these things up on the table," he told Secrets. "Evangelical pastors aren't as much interested in budget issues as they are...
  • Uh Oh: Largest Donor to Clinton Foundation Has An Iran Problem -- UPDATE: New Bombshells

    04/20/2015 7:44:09 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 49 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 4/20/2015 | Guy Benson
    UPDATE: It looks like Hillary's foreign donations headaches are just beginning. Via the New York Times, oh my: The book, a copy of which was obtained by The New York Times, asserts that foreign entities who made payments to the Clinton Foundation and to Mr. Clinton through high speaking fees received favors from Mrs. Clinton’s State Department in return. “We will see a pattern of financial transactions involving the Clintons that occurred contemporaneous with favorable U.S. policy decisions benefiting those providing the funds,” Mr. Schweizer writes...“Clinton Cash” is potentially more unsettling, both because of its focused reporting and because major...
  • Obama and the Brotherhood: The Ties that Bind

    04/20/2015 7:14:49 AM PDT · by SJackson · 16 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | April 20, 2015 | Arnold Ahlert
    Obama and the Brotherhood: The Ties that BindPosted By Arnold Ahlert On April 20, 2015 @ 12:33 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | No Comments In 2013, Egyptian media claimed [1] President Barack Obama is a member of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB). Leading the charge was Tahani al-Gebali, Vice President of the Supreme Constitutional Court in Egypt. He spoke [2] on a TV program, Bitna al-Kibir [3], insisting there would a time when a number of conspiracies against his nation would be exposed, including why Obama’s support of the Brotherhood remained steadfast, even as they became despised by Egyptians themselves. The most damning indictment? “Obama’s brother...
  • Hillary Lied, Libyans Died

    04/20/2015 7:13:25 AM PDT · by SJackson · 21 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | April 20, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    Hillary Lied, Libyans DiedPosted By Daniel Greenfield On April 20, 2015 @ 12:11 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | No Comments Hundreds of people just died because of Obama and Hillary’s illegal Libyan war.The Libyan War was based on a lie about genocide that is turning out to be real as ISIS beheads African Christians captured in Libya, as migrants claw their way abroad boats out of Libya, killing each other along the way, as a civil war between the legal government and the Muslim Brotherhood drags on.The strange thing about left-wing wars is that we don’t talk about them. The...
  • NC Man’s Obituary Urges Friends And Family Not To Vote For Clinton In 2016

    04/20/2015 6:53:08 AM PDT · by CharlesOConnell · 5 replies
    CBS Atlanta ^ | 4/19/2015 | Associated Press SYNDICATE
    A North Carolina man’s obituary asked two things of friends and family: instead of sending flowers for the funeral, give the money to charity. And don’t vote for Hillary Clinton in 2016.
  • Higher US gas prices sparked modest inflation in March [AP now says inflation "healthy"]

    04/20/2015 6:44:51 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 10 replies
    Charlotte Observer/AP ^ | 4/17/15 | Josh "Cover for Obama" Boak
    Higher-priced gasoline slightly boosted consumer prices in March, a sign that some of the effects of cheaper oil are fading and that inflation may be edging up to healthier levels
  • Yearning for normal, &c.

    04/20/2015 6:00:14 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 6 replies
    National Review ^ | 4/20/2015 | Jay Nordlinger
    Near the end of 2011, I believe, the press had a round of nastiness toward Mitt Romney. (It would not be the last, of course.) I thought, “This is interesting. If Romney is elected president — or any other Republican is elected president — we will see the return of the adversarial press. The adversarial press has been absent during the Obama years. The press has been amazingly tender toward the president. A Republican victory would mark the return of normality.” The other day, I was looking at some press about Hillary Clinton — pretty tough press, or normal press....
  • Expert: Obama's amnesty 'profoundly unfair' to 4 million legal immigrants, a new high

    04/20/2015 5:56:24 AM PDT · by george76 · 32 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | April 19, 2015 | Paul Bedard
    While the administration struggles to move forward with its plan to grant amnesty to illegal immigrants, the list of foreigners trying to get into the United States legally has surged to 4.4 million, over 100,000 more than last year, according to the State Department. Those on the list either have a family member who is a U.S. citizen or green card holder, sponsoring their entry, or an employer wants them. The list grew by 100,085 over last year. And more than a quarter of them, 1,323,978, are Mexican. ... unlike illegals slipping over the border, many of those on the...
  • Rubio: "Sexual Preference Is Something That People Are Born With" [VIDEO]

    04/20/2015 5:38:36 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 68 replies
    RCP ^ | 04/20/2015
    "I also don't believe that your sexual preferences are a choice, for the vast majority of people," Sen. Marco Rubio said on Sunday's broadcast of Face the Nation. "In fact, the bottom line is that I believe that sexual preference is something that people are born with." CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE VIDEO...
  • Hillary's Nightmare: The Starling Parallels Between 'Inevitable' LBJ in 1968 and Hillary in 2016

    04/20/2015 5:35:27 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 04/20/2015 | Rosslyn Smith
    Watching the "inevitable" Hillary Clinton campaign across Iowa reminded me of another profoundly flawed human being whose nomination was also seen as inevitable 18 month before Election Day: Lyndon Baines Johnson in 1967.  Actually it was Gene McCarthy I first thought about when I read this a few weeks ago: Again and again, the activists jumped to their feet, cheering on such promises as breaking up big banks, reining in Wall Street’s “reckless gambling” and addressing the country’s “gross concentrated wealth.” They might have been listening to Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), whose populist crusade on income equality, health care and...
  • Sexy Conservatives Will Out-Breed Barren Liberals

    04/20/2015 4:23:05 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 93 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 20, 2015 | Kurt Schlichter
    The last time some Twitter leftist sneered at me and called me a “breeder,” I wondered whether this collectivist genius considered not reproducing to be a wise long-term strategy. The fact is that in America, most of the time it’s the traditional, conservative people who choose to have children. Between their contempt for traditional family life, their abortion fetish, and the vexing problem of the fact that neither XX+XX nor XY+XY equals “baby,” leftists are dropping below their replacement fertility rate. But letting them die out is not enough; we conservatives need to outbreed them. Basically, we already erotically high-achieving...
  • The Quinn in the Morning Show with Jim Quinn - April 20, 2015

    04/20/2015 2:43:09 AM PDT · by sneakers · 21 replies
    Jim Quinn is back! - and in better form than ever!! The Quinn in the Morning Show airs from 6:00am to 9:00 am, Monday thru Friday. To listen online, go to www.warroom.com and sign up (for a small fee). Or, for those of you in the upstate NY listening area, Quinn is on WYSL 1040 AM in Rochester, NY.
  • City Council in talks to decriminalize minor offenses like open container and public urination (NYC)

    04/20/2015 2:37:35 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 30 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | April 20,. 2015
    A potential showdown is looming over a pair of City Council proposals that would decriminalize a host of offenses — including fare-beating, drinking on the street and public urination — in an overhaul that could dramatically impact the NYPD’s “broken windows” approach to policing.
  • Rubio, Norquist Push Back Against Anti-Immigration Groups

    04/20/2015 2:33:13 AM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 49 replies
    ABC Univision ^ | Feb 14, 2013 | Ted Hesson
    Several prominent Republicans are trying to push immigration restrictionist groups to the fringe of the debate by challenging their conservative credentials and attacking their stance on population control, The Washington Post reports. GOP heavyweights like Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and power broker Grover Norquist are backing an effort to inform conservatives about the history of groups like the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), NumbersUSA and the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS). (SNIP) Those organizations are now the leading conservative voices against immigration, both legal and illegal, and have received the endorsement of Republicans like Senators Lamar Smith (R-Texas) and...
  • In presidential politics, 'normal' is gone - "demographically symbolic"

    04/20/2015 12:37:04 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 20 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | April 17, 2015 | Leonard Pitts
    Maybe, conservatives are done with dog whistle politics.After all, NRA chief Wayne LaPierre traded his dog whistle for an air horn at a recent gathering of the gun faithful in Washington, D.C. "I have to tell you," he said, "eight years of one demographically-symbolic president is enough."Subtle, it was not.Still, as insults go, it was a rather neatly-crafted twofer. On the one hand, it demeaned the nation's first African-American president and welcomed the day the White House is, well ... de-Negro-fied. On the other hand, it also demeaned the candidate seeking to become the nation's first female-American president and promised...