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  • State Dept. to Withhold Docs Related to Clinton E-Mail Security Until After Election

    05/05/2016 3:05:28 PM PDT · by CedarDave · 23 replies
    Law Newz ^ | May 5, 2016 | Chris White
    The State Department on Tuesday notified Vice News that it will not release documents responsive to the news outlet’s FOIA requests related to the security of Hillary Clinton’s e-mail server until after the November election. According to Vice News reporter Jason Koebler, soon after news broke of Clinton’s use of a private e-mail for State Department business, he filed a FOIA request with the State Department seeking “communications, presentations, and procedures created by the State Department to secure Hillary Clinton’s email from electronic threats.” In his new report released on Thursday, Koebler describes how despite several promises from the State...
  • Donald Trump flip flops on taxes, wages as he turns focus to general election

    05/05/2016 11:01:25 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 68 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 05/05/2016 | Benjy Sarlin
    Two days into his general election campaign, Donald Trump has already signaled he may abandon his positions on two major policy issues: a minimum wage increase and tax cuts for the rich. Trump has never been known for his consistency: He took multiple positions on abortion in several days last month, and more recently shifted from promising to erase America’s $19 trillion debt in eight years to arguing it was actually a good time to borrow. Even on his signature issue of immigration, he’s flipped back and forth – sometimes in the same day – on whether he supports certain...
  • Paul Ryan Says He Cannot Support Donald Trump for Now

    05/05/2016 1:17:07 PM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 54 replies
    New York Times ^ | May 5, 2016 | JENNIFER STEINHAUER
    Speaker Paul D. Ryan, the nation’s highest-ranking elected Republican, said Thursday he was “not ready” to endorse Donald J. Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee. Mr. Ryan, who is also chairman of the Republican National Convention, has repeatedly said he would support his party’s nominee. But he has carved out some terrain to differentiate himself, by insisting that House Republicans write their own policy agenda this year and by giving speeches that at times criticized Mr. Trump’s views. Mr. Ryan said Republicans needed a “standard-bearer” who embodied the party’s standards. “I don’t want to underplay what he accomplished,” Mr. Ryan said...
  • Trumped! Why It Happened And What Comes Next, Part 1

    05/05/2016 12:22:05 PM PDT · by Syncro · 5 replies
    zerohedge ^ | 5-5-2016 | Tyler Durden/David Stockman
    Trumped! Why It Happened And What Comes Next, Part 1   Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blogFirst there were seventeen. At length, there was one.Donald Trump’s wildly improbable capture of the GOP nomination, therefore, is the most significant upheaval in American politics since Ronald Reagan. And the proximate cause is essentially the same. Like back then, an era of drastic bipartisan mis-governance has finally generated an electoral impulse to sweep out the stables.Accordingly, the Donald’s patented phrase that “we aren’t winning anymore” is striking a deep nerve on main street. But that is not on account of giant trade deficits or a faltering foreign policy and failed military adventures per se.Indeed, it...
  • Trump Names Former Goldman Partner, Soros Money Manager As Finance Chairman

    05/05/2016 10:40:43 AM PDT · by maddog55 · 264 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 11:38 AM 05/05/2016 | Alex Pappas
    After acknowledging he will now raise money for the general election, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has named a national finance chairman who has a history with some organizations that could clash with his conservative populist message. On Thursday, Trump named Steven Mnuchin, the chairman and CEO of private investment firm Dune Capital Management LP, to lead his fundraising. Mnuchin, according to his Bloomberg profile, was a partner at Goldman Sachs, where he worked for 17 years. He also worked at Soros Fund Management LLC, founded by liberal mega-donor George Soros. During the primary, Trump criticized rival Ted Cruz...
  • Police chief "shocked" at decision to give ISIS teen parole

    05/05/2016 10:45:06 AM PDT · by LSUfan · 17 replies
    Fox 46 ^ | 4 May 16 | Bill Melugin
    Calling it a “terrible” decision, York Police Chief Andy Robinson told FOX 46 News on Wednesday he was shocked and frustrated that the South Carolina Juvenile Parole Board decided to grant parole to a local teenager who had plotted to join ISIS and kill American soldiers.
  • Donald Trump Thinks Global Warming Is "B***S***"

    05/05/2016 9:14:04 AM PDT · by McGruff · 111 replies
    Mother Jones ^ | May 4, 2016 | Rebecca Leber and Clayton Aldern
    Sen. Ted Cruz dropped out of the presidential race on Tuesday, making it almost certain that Donald Trump will win the GOP nomination and face Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders in November. For those who've been in denial that this day could ever come, we figured a refresher course on the real estate developer's musings about climate and energy might be in order. On the basic science: "I am not a great believer in man-made climate change," Trump told the Washington Post editorial board in March. "If you look, they had global cooling in the 1920s and now they have...
  • US Judge: Clinton may be ordered to testify in records case

    05/05/2016 9:04:44 AM PDT · by McGruff · 34 replies
    AP ^ | May 4, 2016 | MICHAEL BIESECKER
    A federal judge said Wednesday he may order Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton to testify under oath about whether she used a private email server as secretary of state to evade public records disclosures. U.S. District Court Judge Emmet G. Sullivan signed an order granting a request from the conservative legal advocacy group Judicial Watch to question six current and former State Department staffers about the creation and purpose of the private email system. Those on the list were some of Clinton's closest aides during her tenure as the nation's top diplomat, including former chief of staff Cheryl D. Mills,...
  • With Trump now the GOP nominee, both former presidents Bush plan to sit out presidential race

    05/05/2016 8:55:48 AM PDT · by PAR35 · 53 replies
    Dallas News ^ | May 4, 2016 | Tom Benning
    AUSTIN — With Donald Trump now the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, former President George W. Bush “does not plan to participate in or comment on the presidential race,” a spokesman said Wednesday. ... And George W. Bush — whose decision was first reported by The Associated Press – isn’t the only one in his family who will be sitting out the election. A spokesman for George H.W. Bush told The Texas Tribune that the former president is “retired from politics.” “He came out of retirement to do a few things for Jeb,” Bush 41 spokesman Jim McGrath told the media...
  • Trump to Apologizing Mexican President: "Get Your Money Ready, Cause You're Going to Pay for

    05/05/2016 5:21:05 AM PDT · by rktman · 172 replies
    townhall.com ^ | May 5, 2016 | Justin Holcomb
    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump was not fazed by former Mexican president Vincente Fox's apology which was reported Wednesday afternoon. In an interview with Bill O'Reilly, he was asked what he thought about the former president. "Got any message for the former president of Mexico?" O'Reilly asked. "Yeah, get your money ready because you're going to pay for the wall," Trump said. "We'll get it straightened out."
  • Hillary Clinton is walking into Donald Trump’s trap

    05/05/2016 8:24:46 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 83 replies
    WaPo ^ | 5 May 2016 | Danielle Allen
    Donald Trump has set a big, fat trap for Hillary Clinton, and so far she has stepped right into it. He turned his attacks against women against her. She is, he argued, playing the “woman card.” And Clinton anted up, offering her supporters the chance to buy a “woman card.” From now until Nov. 8, Trump will surely continue to insult women. If Clinton routinely responds to those attacks, Trump will turn her into the “women’s candidate,” and she will lose. She is already perilously close to being that candidate. Let’s be honest. Polling shows that Trump has a problem...
  • Dem Pollster: HILLARY IS TERRIFIED – She Blew $4 Million and Still Doesn’t Know How to Beat Trump

    05/05/2016 7:57:12 AM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 132 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 05/05/2016 | Jim Hoft
    Democrat pollster Doug Schoen told America’s Newsroom that Hillary Clinton blew $4 million to study how to defeat Donald Trump. She still has no clue on how to handle Trump and is terrified. Doug Schoen: Bill, you reported before that she spent $4 million on research. That’s what I do for a living. I don’t have a sense that she’s figured out with all that money spent how to approach and how to handle Donald Trump. And I think Trump is right, low road, high road Trump can win… If you spent four million dollars to try to figure out...
  • How Trump Broke the Rules of Modern Politics, and Won Anyway

    05/05/2016 8:05:18 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 16 replies
    RCP ^ | 5 May 2016 | Nancy Benac
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Polling? Who needs to do that? Fundraising? Can't be bothered. Parse your words? Fuhgetabout it. Donald Trump took the rules of modern politics, trashed them and became the last man standing for the Republican nomination anyway. 12 ways Trump did it his way: SAY ANYTHING It's what Trump's supporters love about him: He blurts out whatever pops into his head. He rejects "political correctness." He insults rivals and critics. He has fun. After one particularly salty salvo, Trump explained, "That's what I mean about being politically correct, every once in a while you can have a little...
  • Trump 'open' to raising federal minimum wage in GOP agenda break

    05/05/2016 7:26:06 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 74 replies
    UPI ^ | 05/05/2016 | By Andrew V. Pestano
    WASHINGTON, May 5 (UPI) -- Soon after becoming the Republican Party's presumptive presidential nominee, Donald Trump said he would be open to raising the federal minimum wage in a notable reversal of GOP policy. During a debate in November, Trump said he would oppose raising the federal minimum wage, which is currently $7.25 an hour. "I hate to say it, but we have to leave it the way it is," Trump said at the time. Speaking to CNN on Wednesday, Trump was asked about Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders' desire to raise the federal minimum wage to $15. "You can't live...
  • National Day of Prayer a Time for Americans to 'Shout it Aloud' [TODAY]

    05/05/2016 5:04:42 AM PDT · by huldah1776 · 20 replies
    CBN News ^ | May 5, 2016 | N/A
    Thursday May 5 marks the 65th annual National Day of Prayer and organizers are calling upon Americans across the country to humbly come before God's throne. The theme for 2016 is Wake Up America, which highlights the need for people, as a group and individually, to turn back to the God of our Fathers and revere His Holy Name. This year's National Day of Prayer Scripture is Isaiah 58:1a: "Shout it aloud, do not hold back. Raise your voice like a trumpet." The co-chairmen of the Congressional Prayer Caucus released a video to recognize Thursday's observance and the importance of...
  • Can Trump Beat Hillary?

    05/05/2016 3:22:07 AM PDT · by SJackson · 28 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | May 5, 2016 | Bruce Thornton
    Why the presumptive Republican presidential nominee may defy the conventional wisdom once again. After the departure of Ted Cruz and John Kasich, Donald Trump is now the Republican candidate for president. For many in the party, this will be the “Trumpacolypse,” as a Twitter hashtag has it. His unfavorable ratings are at 65%––70% with women, and up to 80% with blacks and Hispanics. With those numbers, a Clinton victory is assured, according to three-quarters of Republican “political insiders” polled by Politico. Such hysteria six months out from the general election is premature. Much of it reflects the Republican political class’s...
  • How The Liberal Welfare State Destroyed Black America

    05/05/2016 3:35:29 AM PDT · by SJackson · 40 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | May 5, 2016 | John Perazzo
    How The Liberal Welfare State Destroyed Black America What Democrat voters and political leaders refuse to believe. May 5, 2016 John Perazzo    When President Lyndon Johnson in 1964 launched the so-called War on Poverty, which enacted an unprecedented amount of antipoverty legislation and added many new layers to the American welfare state, he explained that his objective was to reduce dependency, “break the cycle of poverty,” and make “taxpayers out of tax eaters.” Johnson further claimed that his programs would bring to an end the “conditions that breed despair and violence,” those being “ignorance, discrimination, slums, poverty, disease, not enough...
  • George W. and George H. W. Bush to skip convention

    05/04/2016 4:54:19 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 114 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05.04.2016 | Ben Kasimar
    Both Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush will not attend this summer's Republican convention, spokesmen confirmed to The Hill.
  • Anti-Islamic State Video Game ‘Milo Tosser’ Branded ‘Hate Speech’ by Google

    05/04/2016 8:53:08 PM PDT · by MarchonDC09122009 · 6 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/04/2016 | Allum Bokhari
    Anti-Islamic State Video Game ‘Milo Tosser’ Branded ‘Hate Speech’ by Google by Allum Bokhari 04 May 2016 Milo Tosser is a satirical video game that allows you to score points by throwing Breitbart Tech editor Milo Yiannopoulos off a rooftop. The game is intended to mock the Islamic State’s barbaric attitudes towards gay people. Google finds this objectionable. Despite a personal endorsement from Yiannopoulos himself, the tech company has decided to remove the game from its online store on grounds of “hate speech.”
  • Behold the Nominee: Will the GOP Embrace Its Trump Nightmare or Walk Away?

    05/03/2016 7:04:11 PM PDT · by Milhous · 64 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | May 3, 2016 9:09 p.m. | Ed Kilgore
    Well, so much for suspense. The networks called Indiana for Donald Trump about five seconds after the polls closed, and within two hours Ted Cruz announced he was suspending his campaign. Trump is winning a majority of the vote and will likely win all 57 delegates. Even if a few delegates stray back across the line, this win clinched the nomination for Trump. He will now have well over 1,000 bound delegates, which is less than 200 from what he needs to make it a lock. And that's without the unbound delegates he definitely has in Pennsylvania and is sure...
  • How Donald Trump Becomes the GOP Nominee: The Path to 1,237 Delegates

    05/04/2016 6:42:30 PM PDT · by Innovative · 34 replies
    ABC News ^ | May 4, 2016 | By Lauren Pearle and RYAN STRUYK ·
    While the Republican field has now been cleared for Donald Trump, the road ahead is still messy for the front-runner to become the official nominee at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, in July. Currently, Trump has 1,012 bound delegates, plus an additional 43 unbound delegates who are free agents -- though they have told ABC News they support Trump. Most likely, Trump will hit and far surpass the needed 1,237 in total delegates on June 7, when delegate-rich states like New Jersey and California cast their ballots. He is predicted to take most of the 228 delegates up for...
  • Carson Floats Cruz As Attorney General To Go After Clinton

    05/04/2016 4:29:15 PM PDT · by JACKRUSSELL · 135 replies
    Politico ^ | May 4, 2016 | By Brianna Gurciullo
    Ben Carson has a plan for Ted Cruz now that the Texas senator has dropped out of the GOP presidential race: attorney general, then Supreme Court justice under a Trump administration. When Fox News Radio’s John Gibson asked Carson on Wednesday whether it would be “smart” for presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump to offer Cruz a position on the Supreme Court, he said yes. “I think he would be terrific on the Supreme Court, or I think he would be a terrific attorney general. Or he could be both,” Carson said. “He could be attorney general first, you know, go...
  • The ‘Smart People,’ Wrong Again

    05/04/2016 12:04:14 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 114 replies
    LifeZette ^ | May 4, 2016 | Laura Ingraham
    Trump's win comes after GOP refused to listen to what actual voters wanted — populist policies with conservative core
  • 500 euro bill is being killed off

    05/04/2016 11:25:53 AM PDT · by PAR35 · 30 replies
    CNN ^ | May 4, 2016 | Alanna Petroff
    The European Central Bank announced Wednesday that it will phase out the 500 euro banknote because of concerns that this banknote "could facilitate illicit activities" ... Europe's top law enforcement officials maintain that the 500 euro banknote (worth about $576) makes it easy for criminals to launder money since it's so easy to move around undetected. In a report last year, Europol said cash was still the "instrument of choice" for terrorists and 500 euro notes were in high demand, though they're not popular for everyday transactions. ...
  • Trump is the GOP nominee

    05/04/2016 8:44:43 AM PDT · by Innovative · 69 replies
    Politico ^ | May 4, 2016 | Ben White |
    As predicted in this space yesterday, Donald Trump rolled to a big win in Indiana and Ted Cruz dropped out of the GOP presidential race. Trump is now on track to hit the 1,237 delegates he needs to win the nomination on the first ballot in Cleveland in July. The focus now shifts to how Republicans will deal with the fact that Trump — who is neither a fiscal nor a social conservative — is their standard bearer. Some began on Tuesday to line up behind the Manhattan-based brand manager. The RNC officially acknowledged Trump as the victor. But there...
  • Repubs Burn Registration Cards-Rally Behind #nevertrump-Prepare to Support Clinton to Block Trump

    05/04/2016 6:10:21 AM PDT · by sevinufnine · 229 replies
    DaiLY Mail UK ^ | 5-4-16 | Cory Charlton
    A number of disappointed Republicans have torched their voter cards and declared support for the #nevertrump campaign after the billionaire businessman clinched the party nomination following Ted Cruz's resignation. Such is the resentment towards Trump, many are now readying themselves to vote for the Democrats despite being lifelong Republican supporters. Photographs of them burning their voter registration cards have appeared on social media, while others say they are prepared to vote for Hillary Clinton.
  • Navy SEAL Killed in Iraq Identified as Grandson of Charles Keating Jr.

    05/04/2016 6:02:18 AM PDT · by xzins · 31 replies
    WSJ ^ | 4 May 16 | Zusha Elinson
    The U.S. Navy SEAL who was killed by Islamic State militants in Iraq on Tuesday “felt called” to return to the war-torn country after the extremists group’s atrocities, according to his grandfather Bill Holmes. Charlie Keating IV “decided he wanted to go back,” Mr. Holmes said in an interview. Mr. Keating, the grandson of Charles Keating Jr., who served time in prison as a result of the 1980s savings and loan scandals, had been an instructor at a base in California before he left for Iraq earlier this year. The 31-year-old had joined the SEALs “because it was the hardest...
  • Cruz, ending GOP bid, says 'we left it all on the field'

    05/04/2016 5:45:38 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 206 replies
    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, abruptly suspending his Republican presidential campaign Tuesday night after another crushing primary defeat to Donald Trump, assured emotional supporters in Indiana that they helped grow an “extraordinary” movement – declaring his team “left it all on the field” in their final push. ADVERTISEMENT "It appears that path [to victory] has been foreclosed," Cruz told supporters in Indianapolis. "Together, we left it all on the field of Indiana. We gave it everything we've got, but the voters chose another path, and so with a heavy heart but with boundless optimism for the long-term future of our nation,...
  • China urges USA to be 'RATIONAL' after Trump became Republican front-runner

    05/04/2016 4:57:40 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 72 replies
    Express.co.uk ^ | Wed May 4, 2016
    CHINA has urged voters in the United States to take a rational view of their relationship after Donald Trump became the Republican presumptive presidential nominee...
  • Levin: FNC a ‘Trump Super PAC,’

    05/03/2016 5:39:21 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 101 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05-03-2016 | Ian Hanchett
    Talk radio host Mark Levin, who has endorsed Republican presidential candidate Texas Senator Ted Cruz, blasted the Fox News Channel as “not a news channel” and a “Donald Trump super PAC” that will be “rubbing their own faces in their own feces” after the GOP gets “our a**es kicked in the general election” on Tuesday.
  • Tampa Bay Times purchases Tampa Tribune

    05/03/2016 8:23:33 PM PDT · by shortstop · 15 replies
    Tampa Bay Times ^ | 05/03/16 | Susan Taylor Martin and Richard Danielson
    TAMPA — The Tampa Bay Times, Florida's largest newspaper, on Tuesday purchased the Tampa Tribune from Revolution Capital Group, saying it intends to create one financially secure, locally owned daily newspaper in the Tampa Bay region. "The continued competition between the newspapers was threatening to both," Tash said in a statement. "There are very few cities that are able to sustain more than one daily newspaper, and the Tampa Bay region is not among them." At a subsequent news conference, Tash noted that people today get their news from an almost infinite variety of sources. "There are many, many voices...
  • Hillary Clinton Wants Christians to Give Up on Bible Beliefs

    05/04/2016 12:12:57 AM PDT · by Lera · 105 replies
    Charizma News ^ | 4/28/2015 | Ron Cantor
    Hillary Clinton claims to be Christian. Barack Obama claims to be a Christian. And I am claiming to be a brain surgeon! Any takers? You see just saying, "I am a brain surgeon," doesn't mean I can perform brain surgery. I would need to back it up with a diploma and years of training. In the same way, no American will get elected president claiming, "The Bible is outdated, it's just a bunch of stories. I am a humanistic socialist at heart!" Sure the left will have no problem with that, but you can't win without independents. So the candidates...
  • Why Hillary Clinton Will NEVER Release Transcripts Of Her Paid Speeches

    05/04/2016 12:10:55 AM PDT · by MIA_eccl1212 · 41 replies
    The Young Turks ^ | 2/9/2016 | The Young Turks
    Hillary Clinton assures us that she's not at all biased by the $675,000 she's received from Goldman Sachs for paid speeches. An attendee of one of Clinton's Goldman Sachs speeches spoke with Politico and revealed why Clinton won't release the transcripts of the speeches. Cenk Uygur host of The Young Turks breaks down the story. more comments...
  • Time to focus on beating Hillary

    05/03/2016 4:42:45 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 263 replies
    Congratulations Donald Trump and supporters!! And now it's time for all patriots to forget about the Cruz v Trump flamewars and unite behind our nominee to focus on defeating the godless America-hating traitor, Hillary Clinton. Thank you all very much for your cooperation and continued support. We have much work to do. God bless.
  • Fires around Orthodox Easter torch 3 churches in 3 cities

    05/03/2016 10:19:09 PM PDT · by Trumpinator · 38 replies
    cbsnews.com ^ | May 2, 2016, 9:07 AM | CBS/AP
    CBS/AP May 2, 2016, 9:07 AM Fires around Orthodox Easter torch 3 churches in 3 cities Investigators in three cities are looking into large fires at Orthodox churches that occurred around the religion's Easter celebrations and caused widespread damage. The blazes in New York City, as well as Melbourne and Sydney in Australia, caused only minor injuries, according to multiple reports.
  • EU BORDER THREAT: Brussels to fine countries €250,000 for EVERY REFUGEE refused entry (Madness)

    05/03/2016 8:04:08 PM PDT · by ghosthost · 58 replies
    Express ^ | 5-3-2016 | Joey Millar
    BRUSSELS is set to slap EU states with eye-watering fines of €250,000 for every refugee they refuse - twisting states' arms into accepting controversial migrant quotas.The financial penalty, which would see countries who wish to retain control of their own borders fined hundreds of millions of euros, is expected to be unveiled tomorrow. With countries including Hungary refusing to accept quotas of migrants issued by the European Union, the huge financial threat has been introduced to prevent states from choosing who to accept in their countries. The deliberately high fine of €250,000 per asylum seeker will leave countries with no...
  • CNN calls Indiana for Bernie

    05/03/2016 6:12:41 PM PDT · by dirtboy · 15 replies
    CNN just called it. Go, Bernie, make Hillary keep blowing effort on winning the primary!
  • Indiana primary: Donald Trump projected to win, Cruz drops out of race (WP)

    05/03/2016 5:51:09 PM PDT · by Innovative · 32 replies
    Washington Post ^ | May 3, 2016 | ) By David Weigel, Anne Gearan and David A. Fahrenthold
    Breaking news: Sen. Ted Cruz is withdrawing from the Republican presidential primary, effectively ceding the GOP nomination to businessman and reality-TV star Donald Trump. Cruz’s campaign made that announcement in Indianapolis, after a crushing loss to Trump in the Indiana primary. Cruz had already been mathematically eliminated in the GOP race, but had remained in the hope that Trump could be denied a majority of delegates, and Cruz could win the nomination in a contested convention.
  • Cruz Ending Campaign After Indiana Loss to Trump

    05/03/2016 5:39:31 PM PDT · by Rufus Shinra · 210 replies
    The Texas Tribune ^ | 5/3/16 | Patrick Svitek
    INDIANAPOLIS — Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is ending his campaign after suffering a devastating loss to frontrunner Donald Trump in the Indiana primary, campaign manager Jeff Roe told the Texas Tribune. With about 43 percent of the vote in, Trump was projected to beat Cruz by about 2o points, 54 percent to 35 percent. Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who had struck a deal with Cruz to effectively concede the Hoosier State, was winning less than 10 percent of the vote. Trump was on track to win most — if not all — of Indiana's 57 delegates, significantly easing his...
  • AZGOP Chairman to Support Donald Trump for Republican Nominee for President of the United States

    05/03/2016 3:12:29 PM PDT · by Suz in AZ · 10 replies
    Email from AZGOP | May 3, 2016 | AZGOP
    AZGOP Chairman to Support Donald Trump for Republican Nominee for President of the United States From First Vote to Last at Republican National Convention, AZGOP Chairman Robert Graham Voting for Trump PHOENIX - This morning Chairman Robert Graham of the Arizona Republican Party announced that based on the results of the March 22 Presidential Preference Election and the successful completion of the April 30 Republican State Convention, he is fully supporting Donald Trump as the party’s nominee for President of the United States. As a delegate to the Convention, he will cast any and all of his votes for Donald...
  • Zika Cases in Florida Reach Nearly 100

    05/03/2016 11:32:06 AM PDT · by dennisw · 24 replies
    newsmax ^ | Monday, 02 May 2016
    Three new cases of the Zika virus were confirmed in Florida today, bringing total there to 99, state health officials say. The new cases were reported in Martin and Palm Beach counties, and there was also one case of a pregnant woman. The state’s health department does not stipulate the county in the case of pregnant women. State health officials also extended its Declaration of Public Health Emergency to include Martin County. Of the cases reported in Florida, three people are still exhibiting symptoms. Symptoms include rash, fever and joint pain. Symptoms of the virus last between seven to 10...
  • Cruz's Image Plummets, Trump's Improves Among Republicans

    05/03/2016 5:32:33 AM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 76 replies
    Gallup.com ^ | 05/02/2016 | Frank Newport
    Ted Cruz -- attempting to hold on to the narrowing possibility that he can wrest the GOP nomination away from front-runner Donald Trump -- faces a crucial Indiana primary on Tuesday. Meanwhile, and perhaps ominously for Cruz, he has run into headwinds among Republicans at the national level. His image has essentially nosedived over the past week or two, while Trump's image has become more positive. Republicans' views of Cruz are now the worst in Gallup's history of tracking the Texas senator. His image among Republicans and Republican-leaning independents is at 39% favorable and 45% unfavorable, based on April 24-30...
  • Glenn Beck: God Prolonged GOP Primary So Every State Could Choose Between "Good Or Evil"

    05/02/2016 3:17:11 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 142 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | May 2, 2016 | Rebecca Mansour
    In a fiery rally speech for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Sunday night, Glenn Beck expressed his belief that God has sent us Cruz as “a man who was raised for these times,” and that God has deliberately prolonged the GOP primary season so that every state in the union will be forced to choose between “good or evil.”
  • Awesome video! 18,000 screaming Trumpatriots yesterday in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

    05/02/2016 3:33:56 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 75 replies
    powdered wig society ^ | May 2, 2016 | Thomas Madison
    18,000+ people at the Fort Wayne, Indiana Trump Rally "MASSIVE" VIDEO https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SNzRH9MnP3g Published on May 1, 2016 Fort Wayne, Indiana! "Thanks For Pictures from "Trump-Indiana, The People's Grassroots Campaign" Join Their Indiana For Trump FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/groups/17650... By: Mark F. @immigrant4trump Full Speech: Donald Trump Rally in Fort Wayne, Indiana (5-1-16) Allen County War Memorial Coliseum https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5dxTg4X1tM - SUNDAY, MAY 01, 2016 - FORT WAYNE, IN Allen County War Memorial Coliseum 4:00 PM Doors open at 12:30 PM GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump Holds Campaign Rally in Fort Wayne, Indiana - Allen County War Memorial Coliseum Donald Trump Allen County War...
  • Leaked documents from ISIS headquarters show terror group and Syrian dictator Assad colluded....

    05/02/2016 2:49:21 PM PDT · by Velveeta · 39 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 5/2/2016 | Jenny Stanton
    The Islamic State and Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad have been colluding, according to leaked documents. An investigation suggests there was co-operation between the regime and the terror group over the city of Palmyra, which was held by ISIS for nearly a year before it was retaken by Syrian forces in March. They also appear to show ISIS and the Syrian government made a deal to trade oil for fertiliser.
  • Cruz's faltering campaign shows the risks of depending on a few wealthy donors

    05/02/2016 2:42:39 PM PDT · by catnipman · 77 replies
    LA Times ^ | 5/2/2016 | Joseph Tanfani and Noah Bierman
    Ted Cruz, in his outsider’s bid for the White House, has depended heavily on the largesse of just three wealthy donors to establish credibility and stay afloat amid a chaotic nominating process that killed off most of his rivals. Now, at perhaps the most desperate moment in his quest to win the Republican nomination, Cruz is learning the perils of relying on strong-willed magnates who carry their own agendas and have demanded an unprecedented level of control in how their money is spent. ...
  • Florida Jewish center attack plot thwarted, feds say

    05/02/2016 2:24:00 PM PDT · by Innovative · 10 replies
    CBS News ^ | May 2, 2016 | CBS Miami
    A man's planned explosive attack on a South Florida Jewish center was thwarted by the FBI through an undercover operation involving a dummy bomb, authorities said Monday. James Medina, 40, made his initial appearance in federal court Monday following his arrest last week in the alleged plot against the Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center, which includes a synagogue, school and meeting halls. Medina is charged with attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction, which carries a potential life prison sentence. Assistant U.S. Attorney Marc Anton said the FBI learned in March that Medina - a Muslim convert who said in...
  • Joe Arpaio defeats immigrant groups in court; Arizona ID theft law upheld

    05/02/2016 1:49:27 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 50 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | May 2, 2016 | Stephan Dinan
    States can impose their own stiff penalties on illegal immigrants and others who steal identities to get jobs, a federal appeals court ruled Monday, upholding Arizona’s law and dealing a setback to immigrant rights advocates. The decision is yet another victory for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and more broadly for Arizona, which has been a pioneer in trying to find ways to punish illegal immigrants, stepping into a void left by the Bush and Obama administrations. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said there are still some questions about how police and prosecutors use the identity theft laws,...
  • Jan Brewer Furious After What Cruz Is Able To Pull Off In AZ. (Cruz-Kasich Alliance)

    05/02/2016 10:54:58 AM PDT · by AmericanInTokyo · 76 replies
    Biz PAC Review ^ | Michael Dorsterwitz
    “I got cheated!” After Donald Trump received nearly twice the votes of Ted Cruz at Saturday’s Arizona Republican convention, the Texas senator walked away with a significant majority of the delegates from that state, KTAR reported. Cruz took nearly all the state’s 28 at-large delegates and basically split the 27 selected by congressional district. Former Gov. Jan Brewer, a Trump supporter, was livid as the results were announced, indicating that she’d lost her first election in 35 years. Read more: http://www.bizpacreview.com/2016/05/01/gov-jan-brewer-furious-after-what-cruz-is-able-to-pull-off-in-arizona-a-state-he-lost-to-trump-335367#ixzz47WOcx8ME
  • Report: Rubio won’t endorse Cruz because he doesn’t want it used against him in 2020

    05/02/2016 9:11:26 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 27 replies
    Hotair ^ | May 2,2016 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    Marco Rubio won’t be endorsing Ted Cruz during the Republican presidential primary, but he’s likely to back the Texas senator at a contested convention — if it gets that far… Rubio has already helped Cruz by renting him his fundraising list, calling him “the only conservative left in the race,” withdrawing his name from the primary ballot in select states so as not to siphon votes from Cruz and petitioning to hang on to some of the 171 delegates he won to keep them from going to Donald Trump… “Marco wants Donald to lose. If he thought his endorsement would...