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  • Trump Throws PC Right Back at 'Em

    05/27/2016 6:31:40 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 37 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 27, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Donald Trump's in Fresno, California. He is doing an event as we speak, and he's on another one of his rolls. You know, Trump is a circumstantial, situational guy. He is not an ideologue. He's not. You know, he's out there making a speech today, and his ideology has nothing to do with what he's talking about. He's reacting to circumstances that happened today -- the newsfeed, if you will. He's responding to what's in the news today, and he's talking about it. He's reacting to somebody. 'Cause somebody said that he's actually close with the guy...
  • Phony Elizabeth Warren Listed As Harvard’s First “Woman of Color” In 1997 Article

    05/27/2016 4:08:18 PM PDT · by InvisibleChurch · 66 replies
    D c whispers ^ | 5-27-16
    The Mainstream Media has tried to ignore far-left Democrat Senator Elizabeth Warren’s attempt to make herself a minority to allegedly further her then academic career which included a high-paying Harvard teaching gig. Donald Trump has since made ignoring that story much more difficult as he blasts the lily-white “Pocahontas” Warren for her longtime deception. Warren has long claimed to have Cherokee heritage and pushed that fabricated familial background in order to further her academic career. A Brietbart investigation from 2014 found that not only does NO actual verification of Warren’s Cherokee ancestry exist, but that in fact, her ancestors were...
  • Prof profited by buying, selling homes (Hypocrite Warren bough depressed homes, sold high)

    05/25/2016 2:18:01 PM PDT · by Trumpinator · 19 replies
    bostonherald.com ^ | Saturday, June 02, 2012 | Jerry Kronenberg
    Elizabeth Warren, who has railed against predatory banks and heartless foreclosures, took part in about a dozen Oklahoma real estate deals that netted her and her family hefty profits through maneuvers such as “flipping” properties, records show. A Herald review has found that the Democratic U.S. Senate candidate rapidly bought and sold homes herself, loaned money at high interest rates to relatives and purchased foreclosed properties at bargain prices. Land records from Warren’s native Oklahoma City show the Harvard professor was active in the often topsy-turvy real estate market in the 1990s, including: • Purchasing a foreclosed home at 2725...
  • The Laura Ingraham Your Healthy Radio Addiction Thread

    05/24/2016 8:57:56 AM PDT · by georgiegirl · 13 replies
    The Laura Ingraham Radio Show ^ | 5/24/16 | georgiegirl
    The Laura Ingraham on many Radio Stations: http://www.lauraingraham.com/stationfinder http://www.ubertalk.com/ http://streamingradioguide.com/radio-show.php?showid=283 http://tunein.com/radio/Laura-Ingraham-Show-p43476/ Guest Lineup Byron York - Chief Political Correspondent, Washington Examiner Jessica Vaughan - Center for Immigration Studies, Director of Policy Eliana Kopely - Social Chair for the Students Supporting Israel group at the University of California, Irvine (UCI)
  • Hypocritical Elizabeth Warren Turned Profit Flipping Foreclosed Houses

    05/24/2016 6:31:17 PM PDT · by blueyon · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 2, 2012 | John Sexton
    When she’s not looking out for the little guy being taken advantageof by predatory lenders, Elizabeth Warren is making high-interest, short-term loans to family members and flipping homes for a profit. That’sthe revelation in a story published today by the Boston Herald,which identifies nine instances when Warren made a quick profit eitherbuying and reselling homes or loaning money to family members to fliphomes in the late 90s. For instance, in 1993 Warren purchased a foreclosed home in OklahomaCity for $61,000. She resold the home 18 months later for $95,000. In several more cases, Warren provided loans so that her brother...
  • Reid Vows To 'Stop' Clinton From Picking Certain Running Mates

    05/24/2016 11:57:36 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 34 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | May 24, 2016
    Add Harry Reid to the list of troubles dogging Hillary Clinton as she stumbles toward the Democratic nomination for president. The powerful Senate minority leader delivered an unusual warning to Clinton on selecting a running mate, vowing to "do whatever I can" to stop her from choosing a Democratic senator from a state led by a Republican governor. “If we have a Republican governor in any of those states, the answer is not only no, but hell no and I would do whatever I can, and I think most of my Democratic colleagues here would say the same thing," Reid,...
  • Treasury Must Not Forget That With Lending, Ignorance Isn't Bliss

    05/23/2016 4:32:18 AM PDT · by expat_panama · 4 replies
    Real Clear Markets ^ | May 23, 2016 | Brian Knight
    The use of technology to better assess a potential borrower's risk profile and score borrowers who previously could not be scored-or were scored inaccurately-is one of the most exciting elements of marketplace lending. That is, of course, unless you are the U.S. Treasury Department, which according to its recently released report on marketplace lending worries that technology will make loan underwriting too good. That isn't a typo; the Treasury is worried that better underwriting may be "unfair" because it can disadvantage borrowers who are currently mischaracterized as low risk by making them pay higher (that is to say, correct) rates....
  • Soros-Backed Group that Helped Sell Iran Nuclear Deal Funds Media, DC Think Tanks

    05/20/2016 9:06:22 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 13 replies
    BREITBART ^ | 20 May 2016 | Aaron Klein
    TEL AVIV – A group that advocates a nuclear-free world and was identified earlier this month by the White House as central in helping to market the Iran nuclear deal to the news media has funded National Public Radio since 2005, an Associated Press investigation has revealed. Think tanks funded by the Ploughshares Fund include the Arms Control Association, Brookings Institution, and the Atlantic Council, the AP reported. Unmentioned by the AP is that the Ploughshares Fund is financed by billionaire GEORGE SOROS' OPEN SOCIETY INSTITUTE. The involvement of Ploughshares in selling the Iran agreement to the public was revealed...
  • Trump at Morning Joe, May 20, 2016- 'Would you consider Sanders as your running mate?'

    05/20/2016 12:17:01 PM PDT · by GilGil · 34 replies
    Youtube ^ | 5/20/2016 | Morning Joe
    Fiery Interview - Trump destroys Morning Joe and Robert Gates Would Donald Trump consider Bernie Sanders as his running mate? Donald Trump Now Says ‘I Would Never Go to North Korea’ But Will Still Talk To Them
  • Noonan: Clinton-Sanders Ticket

    05/20/2016 11:55:27 AM PDT · by CharlesOConnell · 26 replies
    Freep | 05/20/2016 | Charles O'Connell
    Peggy Noonan, one of the first neo-cons to turn on Sarah Palin, is forecasting that Hillary should pick Bernie for her Veep. Right. So Hillary dies of her hematoma, and now we have Bernie for President of the United States. Who would Bernie have in his Geezercratic cabinet? We could naturalize Fidel Castro, to become Bernie's Vice-President. Havana could become our new national capital; the Cuban flag would have to be altered a bit to show the US as a minor province. Henry Kissinger would be the Secretary of State. (Hillary would have liked that.) George Soros' head could be...
  • ESPN Panel Incensed That Native Americans Too Dumb to Be Offended by Redskins

    05/20/2016 7:02:07 AM PDT · by rktman · 46 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 5/19/2016 | Bruce Bookter
    The Washington Post released a poll on Thursday, which showed that 90% of Native Americans do not take offense to the word, Redskins. The sports media responded to this poll by apologizing for decades of fear-mongering, race-baiting, and trying to make a national crisis out of something that is not even a crisis in the Indian community. Just kidding. They freaked out. On ESPN’s Around the Horn, host Tony Reali asked his panel whether or not the fact that the supposedly offended Native Americans, being not so offended, changed their views on the issue? Spoiler alert: it didn’t:
  • Obama Floats Biden.Warren POTUS/VP Ticket Through Biden Comments

    05/13/2016 7:35:56 AM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 79 replies
    Obama readies his "Throw Hillary Clinton Under The Bus" move!!! Cute: Biden yaps relative what a great POTUS he would be, if he had just decided to run for POTUS. then, just a few days later,VP, Joe Biden informs us peon voters, that if he had chosen to run for POTUS, he would have selected, Senator, Elizabeth Warren as his VP candidate. Geez....I wonder if Hillary Clinton had been advised in advance of the Biden ramblings!!! I doubt it!!! The Obama hand game is fully afoot. Clinton cannot cut the political mustard.....Bernie Sanders is wiping up the political floor with...
  • Trump Calls Elizabeth Warren 'Pocahontas' In Call With NYT Columnist

    05/15/2016 9:36:38 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 184 replies
    GOP presumptive nominee Donald Trump referred to Sen. Elizabeth Warren (d-ma) as "Pocahontas" in an interview with New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd, she wrote in a piece published Saturday. Trump told Dowd that he had not been asked by House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) in his meeting with him last week to tone down his rhetoric directed at women. Dowd also asked him if he had been criticized by Republicans for his Twitter feud with Warren. "You mean Pocahontas?” Trump shot back. Trump and Warren have engaged in a long battle on Twitter, trading barbs over his rhetoric toward...
  • Biden wanted Warren as his VP

    05/12/2016 6:13:52 AM PDT · by Rockitz · 51 replies
    Politico.com ^ | 12 May 2016 | Glenn Thrush and Annie Karni
    Joe Biden took months to decide he wouldn’t run for president — but he was sold on Elizabeth Warren as his running mate from the start, people familiar with the situation told POLITICO. And he still thinks the Massachusetts firebrand would be Hillary Clinton’s best choice to replace him as the nation’s No. 2 in January 2017. Biden, a stalwart Democrat who has veered leftward in recent years — but, as a centrist senator, voted to scuttle the Glass-Steagall prohibitions on banks engaging in speculative investments — favored Warren because he needed a partner to capture the wave of anti-bank,...
  • Trump is destroying goofy Elizabeth Warren today on Twitter-Hilarious!

    05/11/2016 2:24:34 PM PDT · by ground_fog · 81 replies
    Twitter ^ | May 11,2016 | Donald J Trump
    ‏@realDonaldTrump If it were up to goofy Elizabeth Warren, we’d have no jobs in America—she doesn’t have a clue.
  • Elizabeth Warren going on Trump attack for Dems

    05/09/2016 2:19:58 PM PDT · by Innovative · 72 replies
    FoxNews ^ | May 7, 2016 | Doug McKelway ·
    The night of Donald Trump’s big Indiana Republican primary win, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., was ready. She tore loose with a series of late-night anti-Trump tweets in which she accused him of racism, sexism, xenophobia, narcissism and a host of other faults.
  • Elizabeth Warren Ancestor Rounded Up Cherokees For Trail of Tears

    05/09/2016 11:08:37 AM PDT · by Mount Athos · 101 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8 May 2012 | Michael Patrick Leahy
    For over a quarter of a century, Elizabeth Warren has described herself as a Native American. After researching her story, it is obvious that her “family lore” is just fiction. Ms. Warren’s great-great-great grandfather, was apparently a member of the Tennessee Militia who rounded up Cherokees from their family homes in the Southeastern United States and herded them into government-built stockades in what was then called Ross’s Landing (now Chattanooga), Tennessee–the point of origin for the horrific Trail of Tears, which began in January, 1837. These were the troops responsible for removing Cherokee families from homes they had lived in...
  • Shattuck: Warren’s Twitter tantrum ratchets up the rhetoric

    05/07/2016 6:26:37 AM PDT · by calvincaspian · 31 replies
    The Boston Herald ^ | 5/07/16 | Tom Shattuck
    Last year at CPAC I asked Donald Trump what he thought about the prospect of Elizabeth Warren for president. He paused just long enough to blast a stare at me so riddled with disgust and nausea you would have thought Mexico had just annexed Mar-a-Lago through eminent domain. The man despises Warren. And so it was stunning that Tuesday morning, as Trump celebrated his victory in the Indiana primary clinching the Republican nomination, Warren greeted him with a vicious Twitter salvo: “@realdonaldtrump has built his campaign on racism, sexism, and xenophobia.”
  • The Coming Collapse of the Middle Class

    05/06/2016 7:06:55 PM PDT · by thoughtomator · 33 replies
    UC Berkeley Graduate Council Lectures ^ | 6/2007 | Elizabeth Warren
    Distinguished law scholar Elizabeth Warren teaches contract law, bankruptcy, and commercial law at Harvard Law School. She is an outspoken critic of America's credit economy, which she has linked to the continuing rise in bankruptcy among the middle-class. Series: "UC Berkeley Graduate Council Lectures" [6/2007] [Public Affairs] [Business] [Show ID: 12620]
  • Donald Trump Going After Elizabeth Warren

    05/06/2016 4:54:29 PM PDT · by Pinkbell · 185 replies
    Twitter ^ | May 6, 2016
    Elizabeth Warren has been attacking Trump lately: [Excerpt] The night of Donald Trump’s big Indiana Republican primary win, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., was ready. She tore loose with a series of late-night anti-Trump tweets in which she accused him of racism, sexism, xenophobia, narcissism and a host of other faults. Two weeks earlier, after being asked about another Warren tweet storm in which she accused him of being "a loser," Trump fired a warning shot across Warren's bow. "Who's that, the Indian? You mean the Indian," he responded, referring to a well-known political controversy over Warren claiming Indian heritage. The...
  • Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-MA) pushing Hollywood Fiction for More Banking Regulations

    05/05/2016 8:25:41 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/05/16 | Megan Barth
    The Big Short: As The Big Short is short on reality, Big Government is short on accountability If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. If it stops moving, subsidize it.—Ronald Reagan Enter Dodd Frank: legislation named after Democrats’ Christopher Dodd and Barney Frank, which enacted 2,300 pages of banking regulations. What could have possibly gone wrong with 2,300 pages of new government regulations on banks? This:
  • Obama Has Harsh Words For Black Lives Matter Activists WHILE FROLICKING IN LONDON

    04/25/2016 5:17:05 AM PDT · by rktman · 13 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 4/24/2016 | Eric Owens
    President Barack Obama urged Black Lives Matter activists to work with the leaders of institutions instead of “keeping on yelling at them” at a youth town hall event. Obama made the remarks on Saturday — in London, England, well over 3,000 miles from the nearest American Black Lives Matter protester, according to the Daily Mail. “You can’t just keep on yelling at them and you can’t refuse to meet because that might compromise the purity of your position,” Obama urged his young British audience. “The value of social movements and activism is to get you at the table, get you...
  • Hillary Clinton considers all-female ticket by choosing woman as vice-president nominee

    04/24/2016 11:43:26 AM PDT · by bryan999 · 88 replies
    Hillary Clinton is considering selecting another woman as her vice presidential running mate, according to campaign officials. Following her convincing win over her Democratic rival Bernie Sanders in New York last week, she has already begun turning her attention to November's general election. This offers the intriguing possibility of not just the first female party nominee but the prospect of an all-woman ticket. This week, John Podesta, her campaign chairman, told the Boston Globe that women would certainly be on the list of possible vice-presidential candidates: “We’ll start with a broad list and then begin to narrow it. But there...
  • What Did Fed Chairman Yellen Tell Obama?

    04/19/2016 11:48:41 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 19, 2016 | Ron Paul
    Last week, President Obama and Vice President Biden held a hastily arranged secret meeting with Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen. According to the one paragraph statement released by the White House following the meeting, Yellen, Obama, and Biden simply "exchanged notes" about the economy and the progress of financial reform. Because the meeting was held behind closed doors, the American people have no way of knowing what else the three might have discussed. Yellen's secret meeting at the White House followed an emergency secret Federal Reserve Board meeting. The Fed then held another secret meeting to discuss bank reform. These...
  • Elizabeth Warren thinks the IRS should fill out your tax returns

    04/16/2016 4:43:08 PM PDT · by facedown · 95 replies
    boston.com ^ | April 13, 2016 | Nik DeCosta-Klipa
    With Monday’s tax filing deadline looming over many Americans’ weekends, Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s new bill may seem like a godsend. The Massachusetts Democrat introduced legislation Wednesday that would allow U.S. taxpayers to have the government do their taxes for them—for free. The conveniently timed “Tax Simplification Act of 2016” would direct the IRS to develop a free, online tax preparation and filing service, using tax information the IRS already has, which Americans could choose to use to have their taxes filed directly with the government, instead of using a third-party service, such as TurboTax.
  • Republicans chide CFPB, as Warren takes on former Fed official

    04/07/2016 1:40:47 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 3 replies
    morningstar.com ^ | April 5, 2016 | Siri Bulusu
    But a Democratic senator who was key to the creation of the CFPB strongly chastised critics for ignoring the lessons of the 2008 financial crisis. Republican Sen. Richard Shelby, the chairman, stressed the importance of maintaining a democratic process in creation of new CFPB regulations. "It is important that these and other issues be fully vetted before Congress and the American people." Witnesses invited to testify by the Republican committee members criticized the CFPB, created under the Dodd-Frank banking reform law, as obstructing competition in the consumer finance industry due to excessive regulations. But Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren., who pushed...
  • Meet Wonder Squaw!

    04/07/2016 7:01:50 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 16 replies
    howiecarr.com ^ | 4/7/16 | Howie Carr
    Elizabeth Warren as a comic-book hero? Meet Wonder Squaw! It’s hard to imagine, but somebody is coming out with a 24-page comic book about her rise from “modest means to the Massachusetts Senate.” Funny, I thought she was in the U.S. Senate, and as for her “modest means” – yeah, right, and did she ever tell you about those high cheekbones of hers? But let’s play along. “Look, over by Wall Street – I mean Wall Trail. It’s a Native American! It’s an Okie! It’s… Wonder Squaw! Yes, it’s Elizabeth Warren, strange visitor from another planet (Oklahoma) who came to...
  • Vanity Rejoinder to Elizabeth Warren

    03/21/2016 6:59:04 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 45 replies
    Vanity | 03-21-2016 | grey_whiskers
    Let’s be honest – Donald Trump is a loser. You couldn't even come clean about your ethnicity. He's worth billions. Count all his failed businesses. Let's count his successful businesses. Now let's look at Hillary. There's the Rose Law Firm, I guess. See how he kept his father’s empire afloat by cheating people with scams like Trump University and by using strategic corporate bankruptcy (excuse me, bankruptcies) to skip out on debt. Huh, yeah. Speaking of scams, don't you get paid $350,000 a year to teach *one* class? And let's listen to the people who were ripped off by Bill...
  • Elizabeth Warren labels Trump a loser, bully — but a threat

    03/21/2016 5:32:35 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 34 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar 21, 2016 7:20 PM EDT | Alan Fram
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren labeled Donald Trump a loser, a bully and a threat on Monday, continuing a fierce war of words between the liberal icon and the front-running Republican presidential candidate that has played out on social media and The New York Times. “@RealDonaldTrump knows he’s a loser. His insecurities are on parade: petty bullying, attacks on women, cheap racism, flagrant narcissism,” the Massachusetts Democrat wrote on her campaign’s Twitter account on Monday, part of a rapid-fire burst of eight tweets attacking the billionaire television personality. “But just because @realDonaldTrump is a loser everywhere else doesn’t mean he’ll lose this...
  • Elizabeth Warren’s Cherokee Problem is back

    03/20/2016 3:30:47 PM PDT · by kevcol · 86 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | March 20, 2016 | William A. Jacobson
    Say what you want about Donald Trump, but he has an instinctive knack for zeroing in on an opponent's inherent weakness. With Jeb, it was "low energy." That term exploited a key perception problem of Jeb, and one he couldn't shake. So to did "Little Marco," which may have ended not only Marco Rubio's presidential campaign, but his political career . . . More heavyweights are jumping in to stomp Trump, including Elizabeth Warren. Asked about her jabs, he pounced: "I think it's wonderful because the Indians can now partake in the future of the country. She's got about as...
  • Will Trump Be Dumped?

    03/20/2016 7:41:10 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 28 replies
    NY Times ^ | March 18, 2016 | Maureen Dowd
    MOST people would be upset to be at the center of an agitated national debate about whether they were more like Hitler, Mussolini, Idi Amin, George Wallace or a Marvel villain. Not Donald Trump. He doesn’t like invidious comparisons but he’s cool with being called an authoritarian. “We need strength in this country,” he told me Friday morning, speaking from his Fifth Avenue office. “We have weak leadership. Hillary is pathetically weak. “She got us into Libya and she got us into Benghazi and she’s probably got 40 eggheads sitting around a table telling her what to do, and then...
  • Mika Disillusioned: Warren Won't Demand Hillary Release Transcripts

    03/18/2016 4:40:38 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 10 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    It hurts to discover your political hero is just another sell-out hack. And so it was for Mika Brzezinski today, confronted with the reality that her idol, Elizabeth Warren, who she was promoting for president as early as 2013, has apparently sold out in return for a spot in a a prospective Hillary Clinton administration. Today's Morning Joe rolled a clip of Fauxchohantas repeatedly dodging Norah O'Donnell's straightforward question: should Hillary release the transcripts of her Wall Street speeches? Lieawatha gives the lamest of non-answers, saying "the candidates are doing what they should do in a primary." Whatever. Said a...
  • Democrats sound alarm against Trump (I'm sure they do!)

    03/17/2016 7:36:48 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 37 replies
    PoliticoPro ^ | 03/17/16 | Gabriel Debenedetti
    PHOENIX — Leading liberals and progressive groups are turning their gaze away from the Democratic primary and toward efforts to unite the left against Donald Trump, framing him as a dangerous and unprecedented candidate who poses an existential threat to the progressive movement and the nation. Ad campaigns are in the works. There are calls for massive voter mobilizations and screeds from leading donors circulating within liberal circles. Major labor groups are organizing their members on the ground in swing states. Within the Democratic Party apparatus, top elected leaders are beginning to speak out both collectively and individually in ways...
  • Why a Clinton-Warren Ticket Just Might Work

    03/15/2016 9:06:49 AM PDT · by kevcol · 50 replies
    The Fiscal Times ^ | March 14, 2016 | Damon Linker
    And by making the announcement now, long before the Democratic convention, Clinton would manage not only to dominate the news for several days, but also (and more importantly) begin the process of unifying her party and preparing it to fight the Republican ranters and bomb-throwers in the fall. Then there's gender. By putting together an all-female ticket, Clinton would contribute to consolidating the image of the Democrats as an inclusive, forward-looking party. This year, in particular, the contrast with the angry pessimism and locker-room vulgarity of the Republicans would be especially vivid.
  • Vice President Warren?

    03/05/2016 1:27:02 PM PST · by Kaslin · 43 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | March 5, 2016 | JAZZ SHAW
    Regardless of how well Donald Trump did on Super Tuesday (and for that matter, how he fares in a handful of states today) the GOP primary isn’t really “over” just yet. But on the other side of the aisle, the Democrats seem much closer to having made their choice. For better or worse, and barring an indictment, they seem to be ready to go with Hillary Clinton. This brings up the inevitable question of who she will tag as her veep selection. At the Washington Post, Dana Milbank makes the case that there should only be one name on the...
  • My Choice: Justice Elizabeth Warren. Right now

    02/16/2016 12:08:17 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    The Huffington Post's Huffpost Politics The Blog ^ | February 15, 2016 | Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL9)
    Dear Mr. President, please appoint Elizabeth Warren to the Supreme Court before the end of the week. Sign our petition to the president, asking him to nominate Elizabeth Warren to the Supreme Court. And forward this to your friends, so that they can do the same. Why Elizabeth Warren? She started waiting tables at the age of 13, a year after her father was driven into poverty by a heart attack followed by huge medical bills. She later taught children with disabilities. She was a Harvard Law Professor for almost two decades -- in fact, the only one there with...
  • Hold on Ex-Im nomination keeps cronyism crimped

    02/09/2016 4:29:56 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 1 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 9, 2015 | Diane Katz
    The president has nominated attorney J. Mark McWatters for the bank board. However, Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), chairman of the Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, has said he's "in no hurry" to hold a hearing or a vote on the nomination. Other pending confirmations take precedence, he said.The last of the 2015 lobbying reports are in, and the top corporate spender turns out to have been the Boeing Company, at $21.9 million. Not coincidentally, the aerospace giant also outranks thousands of other firms in profiting from the subsidies doled out by the Export-Import Bank. Last year, Boeing benefitted...
  • Is Bloomberg out to ruin Hillary Clinton’s party?

    01/24/2016 6:08:51 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 31 replies
    bostonglobe.com ^ | Ellen Clegg
    With polls showing a surge by Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump in early-voting states, billionaire Michael Bloomberg is weighing a presidential bid as an independent, third-party candidate, the New York Times reported Saturday. Bloomberg, the popular former mayor of New York City, has sent up trial balloons before. But this time he seems concerned enough about the rise of candidates on the fringes of both parties - and Hillary Clinton's weakness in Iowa and New Hampshire - to assemble advisers and set down plans. In fact, Bloomberg is reportedly even studying up on past third-party runs by H. Ross Perot...
  • Mika: Hillary's Only Hope? Make Elizabeth Warren Her Running Mate

    01/20/2016 5:18:18 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 48 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Hillary's in hot water. Needs Fauxcohantas. That, in a nutshell, was Mika Brzezinski's argument on today's Morning Joe. At the end of a segment highlighting the way Bernie Sanders has gone after Clinton for the massive "speaking fees" she's received from Goldman Sachs and other Wall Street firms, Mika concluded: "the only person that can help her now is Elizabeth Warren, and she's going to have to make her her running mate. There's no other way around it." As we noted here and here, Mika has long been a Lieawatha fan, urging her to run way back in 2013. If...
  • Letter from Elizabeth Warren

    01/11/2016 9:58:51 AM PST · by pabianice · 10 replies
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren ^ | 1/11/16 | Warren
    ----------Original Message---------- From: "Elizabeth Warren" Date: Jan 11, 2016 Subject: Thank you for contacting me To: Dear Pabianice, Thank you for contacting me about the Stop Sanctuary Policies and Protect Americans Act. On October 20, 2015, the Senate voted to reject consideration of the Sanctuary Policies and Protect Americans Act.Ă‚ I voted against the bill because I share many of the concerns of the law enforcement organizations, faith communities, labor groups, and human rights and domestic violence prevention organizations who oppose it. This bill would do nothing to fix our broken immigration system.Ă‚ Instead, it would demonize immigrants, create new...
  • OUR OPINION: Trump? Worry more about his supporters

    12/12/2015 8:40:08 AM PST · by Capt. Tom · 64 replies
    The Pariot Ledger (Quincy Mass.) ^ | Dc. 12, 2015 | editorial
    Posted Dec. 12, 2015 As profoundly disturbing as Donald Trump is, we are far and away more troubled by the legion of those who support him. We've seen their posts to Facebook and their Tweets. We've received their email chains and heard their defense of Donald Trump’s horrifying lies, racist, sexist, and culturally and religiously intolerant claims at social gatherings. Enough. ...snip We understand from a Washington Post/ABC News poll that the majority of Trump's Republican supporters are white, less educated and working class. It’s easy to see a correlation between this poll and a report released last month by...
  • Scarborough: Media Bias Worst On Issue of Abortion

    07/31/2015 6:32:25 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 9 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Joe Scarborough chose to couch his criticism in exculpatory explanation, claiming that reporters "try to be as fair as possible" and that their bias is "unintended." But Scarborough's bottom line was still this: that media bias is at its worst when it comes to the issue of abortion. Speaking on today's Morning Joe, Scarborough took his critique a significant step further, asserting that if a conservative group were caught doing what Planned Parenthood has done, "there would be indictments already going down." View the video here.
  • The Planned Parenthood House of Horrors

    10/29/2015 8:42:44 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax
    Coach is Right ^ | 10/29/15 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    It’s strange that liberal apologists for murder and their cohorts, the nation’s media freaks, never mention that two lives are affected by abortion, not just one. The first of these lives is snuffed out by the cold, mean hands of abortionists as they burn a baby’s brain with a saline bath. Another young life ends when her skull is crushed with forceps, yet another when a needle is rammed through his tiny brain. These little human beings did nothing to cause this horror. “He’s still alive,” one abortionist’s assistant said when she noticed a little baby boy had survived the...
  • Debbie Blabbermouth Schultz Thinks Women Will Really Believe This

    10/12/2015 2:11:07 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | October 12, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: I'm telling you, Snerdley, do not discount this. We've been making this mistake now since the early nineties. The left will go out, the Democrats, somebody will say something just totally outrageous, like all these clowns that predicted the end of the earth in ten years if we didn't clean up the oceans, or name your prediction. Twenty years ago, or 40 years ago, if we didn't fix global warming in 20 years we weren't gonna be able to inhabit the East Coast, all of these things. Or take this food's gonna kill you, that food's gonna save you,...
  • Trump says people will turn off tomorrow's Democratic primary debate – because he's not in it!

    10/12/2015 9:34:24 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 63 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | October 12, 2015 | David Martosko
    Trump says people will turn off tomorrow's Democratic primary debate – because he's not in it! 'I think people are going to turn it on for a couple of minutes and then fall asleep,' Trump told a Fox News audience Claimed 'a person at CNN' said that 'we have to put Donald Trump in this debate. We're going to die with it' First two GOP debates drew 24 million and 23 million viewers, largely on the strength of Trump's participation Hammered Obama for '60 Minutes' appearance: 'I watched his performance last night and I thought it was terrible' Tuesday's first...
  • Donald Trump 32% Crushes GOP Field In Latest New Hampshire Gravis Polling…

    10/09/2015 6:52:52 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 90 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | October 9, 2015 | Sundance
    The latest New Hampshire poll shows a far more engaged electorate continuing to be a thorn in the side of the 2015/16 GOPe scheme to anoint Jeb Bush. In addition, the ruse candidates, Fiorina and Rubio have exhausted their media-fueled surge and remain static alongside Jeb Bush at 8%.John Kasich’s ground game and almost exclusive attention to New Hampshire has garnered him a position just above Jeb, Carly and Marco. However, the vulgarians are determined to Make America Great Again!Gravis Marketing, a nonpartisan research firm, conducted a random survey of 1,035 registered voters in New Hampshire regarding the presidential election...
  • Deval Patrick on the Biden ticket is key to Obama’s endorsement

    10/12/2015 6:38:47 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 32 replies
    NY POST ^ | October 12, 2015 | By Michael Gartland
    President Obama’s endorsement of a Joe Biden White House run will be conditional on having a “final say” over his choice for vice president, according to Ed Klein, author of the Hillary Rodham Clinton biography “Unlikeable.” “Barack Obama would like to see Deval Patrick, the former governor of Massachusetts and an African-American, run on the Biden ticket,” Klein told John Catsimatidis on AM 970 radio Sunday. Patrick, who served as assistant attorney general under then-President Bill Clinton, grew up in Chicago, Obama’s former stomping grounds. He succeeded Mitt Romney as governor of Massachusetts. Klein said that the first family is...
  • A Textbook Case on Organized Internet Lynching ( by Senator Elizabeth Warren )

    10/05/2015 4:15:31 PM PDT · by george76 · 13 replies
    Points and Figures ^ | October 5th, 2015 | Jeff Carter
    One of the dangers of the the social internet is the potential to destroy someone. We have seen it with liberals attacking conservatives over issues. But, rarely have we seen it when one group attacks itself. The Wall Street Journal has an editorial today about how a person at the Brookings Institution think tank was deliberately attacked by Senator Elizabeth Warren. What’s pretty clear is that it was organized behind the scenes and launched. It wasn’t random. You might have read about thought police in science fiction. They aren’t science fiction anymore. What was his crime? Using cost-benefit analysis, Robert...
  • Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal Framed To Destroy Thousands of UAW Jobs…

    10/05/2015 5:20:01 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 23 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 10-5-2015 | sundance
    The TPP Trade Deal is looming closer to becoming a finalized reality. Current negotiations center around Auto Manufacturing, and Japanese negotiators have constructed an outline that would devastate what remains of the U.S. Auto industry. Unfortunately the K-Street lobbyists, funded by Wall Street through the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, have already greased the legislative skids to all but guarantee the elimination of thousands of jobs. Chamber of Commerce President Tom Donohue gave Senators $18 million in bribe money to insure passage. The TPP deal encompasses approximately 40% of total global manufacturing. Trillions of dollars are at stake.
  • Bernanke: Wall St execs should have gone to jail for crisis

    10/04/2015 2:44:39 PM PDT · by VinL · 26 replies
    Kans.City.com ^ | 10/4/15 | staff
    Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says some Wall Street executives should have gone to jail for their roles in the financial crisis that gripped the country in 2008 and triggered the Great Recession. Billions of dollars in fines have been levied against major banks and brokerage firms in the wake of the economic meltdown that was in large part triggered by reckless lending and shady securities dealings that blew up a housing bubble. But in an interview with USA Today published Sunday, Bernanke said he thinks that in addition to the corporations, individuals should have been held more accountable....