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  • Latino SJWs For Trump

    05/28/2016 4:43:37 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    The American Conservative ^ | May 28, 2016 | Rod Dreher
    If you’re Donald Trump, you can’t buy publicity like this from his enemies in San Diego yesterday: As hundreds of protesters outside his rally here Friday afternoon chanted obscenities, waved Mexican flags and clashed with police, Donald Trump reveled on stage in the drama his candidacy has created. More: One poster referenced Trump’s wife, who immigrated to the United States from Slovenia: “The Art of the Deal. Deport Melania. Legalize 11 million.” Another: “Trump, Shame of America.” Another: “Jesus would not vote for Trump.” And: “Racist, go home.” As the rally progressed inside, a few protesters — including two women...
  • Why Republicans Will Vote For Trump

    05/27/2016 5:01:10 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    The Hoover Institution's Defining Ideas ^ | May 24, 2016 | Victor Davis Hanson
    <p>If Donald Trump manages to curb most of his more outrageous outbursts by November, most Republicans who would have preferred that he did not receive the nomination will probably hold their noses and vote for him.</p> <p>How could that be when a profane Trump has boasted that he would limit Muslim immigration into the United States, talked cavalierly about torturing terrorist suspects and executing their relatives, promised to deport all eleven-million Mexican nationals who are residing illegally in the U.S., and threatened a trade war with China by slapping steep tariffs on their imports?</p>
  • How Republican Senators Failed GOP voters once again

    05/26/2016 3:29:20 PM PDT · by Tom Jefferson · 15 replies
    Bear to the Right ^ | May 25, 2016 | Gary Aminoff
    Last Friday, May 20, 2016, something happened in the U.S. Senate you won’t hear about in the mainstream media. You can read about it here. Gary Aminoff comments in the following short video.
  • The Democratic Party's Civil War Is Just Getting Started

    05/26/2016 8:26:06 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    Fortune Magazine ^ | May 25, 2016 | Reid Wilson, The Morning Consult
    The liberal wing of the Democratic Party is gaining strength, and asserting its power. When Hillary Clinton formally claims the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination this summer in Philadelphia, she will inherit a party in the throes of a revolution — one in which her side seems likely to lose in the long term. The upheaval has been decades in the making, as the party has evolved from choosing relative centrist nominees such as Bill Clinton, Al Gore and John Kerry over more liberal contenders, to Barack Obama, who positioned himself to the left of Hillary Clinton in 2008. Now, even...
  • After Hillary Drops Out... What?

    05/25/2016 8:27:14 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 72 replies
    PJ Media ^ | May 25, 2016 | Michael Walsh
    The State Department's report on Hillary Clinton's insouciant attitude toward cyber-security would finish any other American politician. She ignored the law, flouted it repeatedly, and didn't care; folks are in prison for less. The only thing that's holding her up at this point is her Amen Corner in the media, most of whom know her personally and who long for a Clinton Restoration in order to reclaim their places as house courtiers. But 2016 is not 1992 or even 2008, and the retinue of retainers is as long in the tooth as the former first lady herself. They can't protect...
  • Trump plans to target Clinton over Whitewater

    05/25/2016 12:13:38 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    The Politico ^ | May 25, 2016 | Kenneth P. Vogel and Marc Caputo
    In an email obtained by POLITICO, the Trump campaign asks the RNC to research the scandal. Donald Trump, who in recent days has accused Bill Clinton of rape and suggested he and Hillary Clinton may have had a role in the death of one of their close friends, plans to focus next on the Whitewater real estate scandal, POLITICO has learned. Trump campaign adviser Michael Caputo on Wednesday morning emailed a researcher at the Republican National Committee asking him to “work up information on HRC/Whitewater as soon as possible. This is for immediate use and for the afternoon talking points...
  • Why Bernie’s Crushing Trump (He hasn't been vetted)

    05/24/2016 8:05:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | May 23, 2016 | Michael Tomasky
    If Sanders were somehow able to beat Clinton, he’d be the least vetted, most vulnerable major-party nominee in American history. So Bernie’s still at it, telling George Stephanopoulos on Sunday that he thinks it’s not impossible for him to get 70 percent of the vote in every remaining state. Impossible. If anyone’s likely to hit 70 anywhere, it’s Hillary Clinton in Puerto Rico. Maybe Sanders can do it in the Dakotas, but even that seems ludicrous, because those states have primaries, not caucuses, and he’s never won a primary by that kind of margin except in his home state. But...
  • Libertarian candidate casts Trump deportation plan as 'insanity'

    05/24/2016 10:13:35 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 43 replies
    CNN Politics ^ | May 23, 2016 | Theodore Schleifer
    Gary Johnson, the likely Libertarian candidate for president, is blasting Donald Trump's policy on immigration as "insanity," and positioned himself as a helping hand to those who came here illegally. Johnson, a former two-term Republican governor of New Mexico, is expected to emerge this weekend as the Libertarian standard-bearer. "Is my door going to be knocked down because I'm going to get checked for papers?" Johnson said while praising undocumented immigrants who are leaders in their communities. "We're going to now come in and knock down doors and they're going to be deported? It'd be like putting them on the...
  • Latinos Say Clinton Is Dangerous for Immigrants at LA Protest

    05/24/2016 10:04:26 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    Venezuela's teleSUR's The Empire Files ^ | May 23, 2016 | Abby Martin
    The anti-Clinton event took place two weeks before the June 7 California primary context between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. Los Angeles held another anti-Hillary Clinton rally in front of a US$1,000-a-ticket fundraiser on Monday, demanding that the Democratic front-runner commit to ending deportations and addressing the root causes of forced migration. A coalition of Latino community organizations, led by the Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees and Families, called Clinton a "war criminal" who was "responsible for the coup of President Manuel Zelaya of Honduras and the killing of thousands in Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya and Palestine." Besides naming her...
  • Hillary Clinton’s Camp Set Up ‘Veterans Against Trump’ Protest

    05/24/2016 9:29:19 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | May 23, 2016 | Tim Mak and Kelly Weill
    It seemed like an outpouring of veteran anger against Donald Trump: over a dozen former service members protesting outside Trump Tower. But the reality was more complicated. The protest was actually a coordinated effort, led in part by the Hillary Clinton campaign, to embarrass her Republican rival for his failed efforts to raise money for veterans. It only looked like a grassroots demonstration. A spokesman for the demonstrators insisted they had no affiliation with any campaign. Later he said the protesters had reached out to the Clinton campaign for press contacts, but that’s all. Then the activist finally admitted that,...
  • Hillary Clinton Picks a Doomed Fight With Americans Over Guns

    05/23/2016 8:57:00 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 44 replies
    Reason Magazine ^ | May 10, 2016 | J.D. Tuccille
    "Yesterday, once again, this time horrifically on live television," says Hillary Clinton in a video on her presidential campaign website, "we saw the terrible consequences of gun violence." As it turns out, she's not talking about civilian deaths from drone strikes or bombing raids on hospitals by the U.S. government, but instead about a criminal shooting spree in the United States. Sure enough, the Washington Post pointed out last week that one of Clinton's signature issues heading into the general election is tightening restrictions on the ownership and use of guns by Americans. That's a tall order in a country...
  • Camille Paglia: PC feminists misfire again, as fearful elite media can’t touch Donald Trump

    05/19/2016 9:22:30 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    Salon ^ | May 19, 2016 | Camille Paglia
    A boastful, millionaire New Yorker liked the company of beautiful women? This is why NYT can't lay a glove on Trump Zap! If momentum were a surge of electromagnetic energy, Donald Trump against all odds has it now. The appalled GOP voters he is losing seem overwhelmed in number by independents and crossover Democrats increasingly attracted by his bumptious, raucous, smash-the-cucumber-frames style. While it’s both riveting and exhilarating to watch a fossilized American political party being blown up and remade, it’s also highly worrisome that a man with no prior political experience and little perceptible patience for serious study seems...
  • Trump Leads Hillary!,Well Juan Williams? Who Looks Like A Complete Fool Now?

    05/19/2016 2:45:53 PM PDT · by Cruz_West_Paul2016 · 79 replies
    For the last 18 to 24 months, many of us have been watching The Five, and watching Juan Williams trying to convince us that "Hillary Is Way Ahead" of any potential GOP/Democrat candidate. No One Can Beat Hillary!, Well, here we are about a year or so later, and now we have Donald Trump leading Hillary? Anyone watching "The Five" now? Juan can't explain any of this. But hey, we all saw this coming! Awe, Poor Juan Williams! now he has to go home tonight with three feet of toilet paper stuck to his pants.
  • Clinton discloses millions in book royalties, speaking fees

    05/18/2016 8:00:49 AM PDT · by RayofHope · 41 replies
    AP ^ | 05/18/2016 | STEPHEN BRAUN and KEN THOMAS
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton has filed financial documents showing that in 2015 she earned more than $5 million in royalties from her book "Hard Choices" and about $1.5 million in speaking fees before she launched her presidential campaign. Her husband, former President Bill Clinton, continued his lucrative speaking tour through last November, reaping more than $5 million from banking, tech and other corporate interests.
  • Mexico warns of repercussions if remittances are blocked

    05/12/2016 7:11:40 PM PDT · by RayofHope · 76 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 05/12/2016 | Tracy Wilkinson
    If a new U.S. administration blocks the flow of remittances -- the estimated $20 billion that Mexicans working in the U.S. send home each year -- then joint efforts to stop money laundering and other illicit forms of finance will be dealt a dangerous setback, a senior Mexican official warned Thursday. Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, has vowed, if elected, to make Mexico pay to build a wall along the entire southwest border, even if it means impounding remittance payments.
  • Middle class takes financial hit in most US cities this century

    05/11/2016 7:56:29 PM PDT · by RayofHope · 16 replies
    Financial Times ^ | 05/11/2106 | Sam Fleming and Shawn Donnan
    More than four-fifths of America’s metropolitan areas have seen household incomes decline this century, according to new research that exposes the politically charged reality of middle-class decline at the heart of this year’s presidential election. The research on urban centres that are home to three-quarters of the US population shows that median household incomes, adjusted for the cost of living in the area, grew in just 39 out of 229 metro areas between 1999 and 2014.
  • WATCH: Donald Trump goes after Hillary Clinton on Benghazi with brutal new Instagram video

    05/10/2016 1:48:13 PM PDT · by blueyon · 65 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 5/10/16 | Greg P
    One way to unite the GOP is with attack ads that work … like this, which ends with video of Hillary Clinton laughing while the diplomatic compound in Benghazi burns:
  • The Alan Colmes Hillary Defense."There Is No Evidence Against Hillary Clinton". Right?

    05/09/2016 7:33:47 PM PDT · by Cruz_West_Paul2016 · 21 replies
    It seems every time Alan Colmes is in a verbal dispute with any Fox News Cable Host, first thing that comes out of his mouth, it's often something like, "Look, there is no real evidence" or, "The FBI has no solid evidence on Hillary". Etc. Etc.! Have any of you taken notice of this every time Alan is arguing with Bill/Sean/Megyn ??. And in the end, Alan Colmes always winds up losing the argument and looks like a lying blockhead liberal in the end!
  • Paul Ryan sold shares on same day as private briefing of banking crisis

    05/09/2016 6:14:50 PM PDT · by Sybeck1 · 49 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 8/13/2012 | Dominic Rushe
    Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney's vice-presidential running mate, sold stock in US banks on the same day he attended a confidential meeting where top level officials disclosed the sector was heading for a deep crisis. The congressman on Monday denied profiting from information gleaned from the meeting on 18 September 2008 when Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke, then treasury secretary Hank Paulson and others outlined their fears for the banking sector.
  • Trump just exposed America's dirty little secret: Schiff

    05/08/2016 5:20:55 PM PDT · by RayofHope · 125 replies
    CNBC ^ | 05/08/2016 | Trump just exposed America's dirty little secret: Schiff
    Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump just revealed an inconvenient truth about U.S. debt, the outspoken and often controversial Peter Schiff told CNBC in a recent interview. Last week, Trump joined CNBC's "Squawk Box" last week to discuss a wide range of topics including U.S. debt, interest rates and replacing Fed Chair Janet Yellen. It was Trump's comments about potentially renegotiating the more than $19 trillion in U.S. debt and the sensitivity surrounding higher interest rates that raised eyebrows. While some observers argued that Trump's approach could be tantamount to a debt default, Schiff told CNBC the GOP nominee was...
  • #nevertrump signatures

    05/07/2016 4:26:21 PM PDT · by stocksthatgoup · 49 replies
    #nevertrump ^ | Current | Never trump website
    We, the undersigned, will never vote for Donald Trump. We stand united to defend basic, common decency and Constitutional principles. And we will do our part to deny Donald Trump the Republican nomination and ensure that he never becomes Commander-in-Chief. Never means never. 36,829 people have signed their name to this pledge. We need to stand together and send a clear message that we reject Trump. Add your name now.
  • LIBERTARIAN PARTY PLATFORM

    05/07/2016 7:57:55 AM PDT · by Brookhaven · 47 replies
    Libertarian Party ^ | June 2014 | Libertarian Party
    In the following pages we have set forth our basic principles and enumerated various policy stands derived from those principles.
  • The GOP resistance to Donald Trump

    05/06/2016 5:38:40 AM PDT · by RayofHope · 30 replies
    CNN ^ | 05/07/2016 | Eric Bradner
    Washington (CNN)Donald Trump's march to the White House encountered fierce resistance from his own party Thursday as senior lawmakers hesitated to endorse him, party luminaries said they'd skip his nominating convention and others pondered the potential of a third-party bid. House Speaker Paul Ryan said he's "just not ready" to support Trump, becoming the highest elected Republican official to raise concerns about Trump since he became the party's likely standard-bearer this week. In an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper, Ryan said he wants Trump to unify "all wings of the Republican Party and the conservative movement" and then run a...
  • Washington Post: Hillary Clinton Needs to Start Thinking About Men's Feelings

    05/05/2016 2:50:48 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    The Slot ^ | May 5, 2016 | Joanna Rothkopf
    We have seen our fair share of bad takes this election cycle—we’ve seen the personal essay (ie. “Why the Feminist Vote Is a Vote for Jeb”), the unexpected turn (ie. “You Might Think Hillary Is a Woman—Here’s Why She Isn’t”), the outrage-bait garbage (ie. “A Liberal Case for Donald Trump”) (that one’s real). Late Wednesday evening, the Washington Post published something new. Written as advice to the Clinton campaign, the article, entitled “Hillary Clinton is walking into Donald Trump’s trap,” instructed the female candidate to stop making such a big deal of her gender. It was emasculating, the article argued—someone...
  • 300: Making America Great Again [Donald Trump Parody]

    05/05/2016 1:14:14 PM PDT · by Sybeck1 · 10 replies
    Hilarious https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7I92r9GqUw
  • COMPELLING MEXICO TO PAY FOR THE WALL

    05/05/2016 12:55:20 PM PDT · by stocksthatgoup · 32 replies
    Trump website ^ | Current | Donald Trump
    Introduction: The provision of the Patriot Act, Section 326 - the "know your customer" provision, compelling financial institutions to demand identity documents before opening accounts or conducting financial transactions is a fundamental element of the outline below. That section authorized the executive branch to issue detailed regulations on the subject, found at 31 CFR 130.120-121. It's an easy decision for Mexico: make a one-time payment of $5-10 billion to ensure that $24 billion continues to flow into their country year after year. There are several ways to compel Mexico to pay for the wall including the following:
  • Illegal immigrant numbers skyrocket at Mexican border

    05/04/2016 6:13:35 PM PDT · by RayofHope · 16 replies
    The Hill ^ | 04/05/2016 | Mike Lillis
    Child migration is surging again. The number of families and unaccompanied children apprehended on the southern border has skyrocketed this year, according to new figures from the Obama administration. The numbers, compiled by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), reveal that child migration is on par with 2014 levels, when a wave of kids –– thousands of them unaccompanied –– arrived at the southern border. The surge of illegal immigration quickly swamped border authorities, immigration courts and health and humanitarian workers, while sparking a political battle on Capitol Hill over the cause and proper response to the crisis.
  • Donald Trump can beat Hillary Clinton

    05/04/2016 3:39:19 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 33 replies
    The Toronto Sun ^ | May 4, 2016 | Crystal Wright
    From Day 1 of Donald Trump’s campaign, everything the privileged, exclusive white-wing of the GOP has predicted has been wrong, including that he can’t beat Hillary Clinton. Trump won the Indiana primary Tuesday night, prompting Sen. Ted Cruz to drop out of the race and leaving the Republican Establishment with egg on their face. Even Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus begrudgingly conceded that Trump is the “presumptive nominee,” urging party members to put down their swords and unite. Trump has amassed 1,041 delegates, only a few away from the 1,237 delegates needed to officially walk into Cleveland in July...
  • ‘Poverty is a death sentence,’ Sanders declares during Baltimore stop

    05/02/2016 6:31:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies
    The Washington Post's Post Politics ^ | April 23, 2016 | John Wagner
    BALTIMORE — Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders used a campaign stop Saturday in this economically challenged city to decry the difference between the life expectancies of the nation’s rich and poor, declaring that “poverty is a death sentence.” “If you are born in Baltimore’s poorest neighborhood, your life expectancy is almost 20 years shorter than if you’re born in its wealthiest neighborhood,” the senator from Vermont said, adding that “15 neighborhoods in Baltimore have lower life expectancies than North Korea. Two of them have a higher infant mortality rate than Palestine's West Bank.” Sanders, a self-described democratic socialist, promised an...
  • Donald Trump responds to Hillary Clinton's "demeaning" comments

    05/02/2016 2:59:54 PM PDT · by RayofHope · 30 replies
    CBS News ^ | 05/01/2016 | Reena Flores
    Donald Trump denounced Hillary Clinton's recent comments about being familiar with "men who sometimes get off the reservation," calling the remarks "demeaning to men" in a Sunday interview with Fox News. "I thought it was a terrible answer," Trump said on "Fox and Friends." "She said, 'I am used to dealing with' -- and what was the word? Go ahead, she used a certain word. 'Men off the reservation.' And I said to myself that's a horrible expression."
  • Convention of States - Indiana

    05/02/2016 11:36:23 AM PDT · by Jacquerie · 6 replies
    As Donald Trump and Ted Cruz battle for first place in Indiana’s heated presidential primary, many don’t realize that the Indiana state legislature has already taken steps to ensure freedom and prosperity for generations to come. Earlier this year, The Hoosier State voted to pass the Convention of States resolution, which calls for an Article V Amendments Convention for the purpose of limiting the size, scope, and jurisdiction of the federal government. Presidential contenders can talk about shrinking government and eliminating the debt, but only a Convention of States can actually reverse 100 years of activist Supreme Court decisions and...
  • A First: GOP Leaders Like Trump Speech

    04/28/2016 6:01:29 AM PDT · by RayofHope · 36 replies
    RealClear Politics ^ | 04/28/2016 | Rebecca Berg
    If Donald Trump has begun to refer to himself as the “presumptive” Republican nominee, the positive reaction Wednesday by some party leaders and strategists to his foreign policy address seemed to affirm that notion. Speaking from prepared remarks in Washington, D.C. — an unusual format and setting for the bombastic outsider candidate — Trump described U.S. foreign policy under President Obama and, by extension, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, as “a complete and total disaster.”
  • HRC Blasts Ted Cruz’s New Transphobic Ad

    04/23/2016 3:03:32 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 85 replies
    The Human Rights Campaign ^ | April 22, 2016 | Brandon Lorenz
    Today, HRC released the following statement on Ted Cruz’s despicable new campaign ad attacking transgender people. “Ted Cruz’s transphobic smear campaign peddles a dangerous brand of hate and ignorance,” said HRC Communications Director Jay Brown. “At a time when transgender women are at a disproportionately high risk for violence and assault, Ted Cruz’s reckless ad puts them at even greater risk. Moreover, what message does Ted Cruz think this sends to transgender youth across this country? We deserve a president who’ll fight to protect the rights and dignity of everyone -- not a reckless, feckless politician who’ll do or say...
  • Black Lives Matter protesters demand Clinton pardon all victims of the 1994 crime bill

    04/21/2016 4:03:51 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    Death and Taxes ^ | April 20, 2016 | Jamie Peck
    As her campaign chugs merrily along, Hillary Clinton and her people continue to walk the line between paying lip service to civil rights and standing by Clinton-era policies that were disastrous for the African-American community. Clinton has even gone so far as to admit that the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 had “unintended” negative effects in the same breath that she deflected the blame for it onto Bill. (I guess we’re supposed to forget that she stumped for it hard at the time and criticized Barack Obama for being too easy on crime as recently as...
  • Trump gives a direct, strong answer on transgendered people and bathrooms.

    04/21/2016 1:22:30 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 188 replies
    Althouse ^ | April 21, 2016 | Ann Althouse
    I like the way he focused on the role of law. North Carolina enacted a law, and now "they're paying a big price, and there's a lot of problems." Law wasn't needed, because: "There have been very few complaints the way it is. People go, they use the bathroom that they feel is appropriate, there has been so little trouble." There was already a social adjustment that accommodated people who needed to be accommodated. Asked whether he would let Caitlyn Jenner, a trans woman, use the bathroom of her choice at Trump Tower, he said he would. He added, "There's...
  • The New Ted Cruz “War Room” Web Ad Is One Of The Best Things You’ll Ever See

    04/21/2016 12:00:06 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 102 replies
    The Louisiana Hayride ^ | April 20, 2016 | Scott McKay, publisher
    No, really. This is one of the best political commercials ever made. It won’t be on TV unless it gets recut, because it’s two and a half minutes long, but to recut this would be a shame. It packs in many of the reasons why Cruz is a better nominee than Trump, gets across the key point that if Trump is the nominee the media which has been fawning over him will turn on him the same way they turned on John McCain and Hillary’s opposition research feeding into the media coverage will turn the entire general election race into...
  • MALARIA JACK ELLIS RIDES AGAIN! A SEQUEL YOU HAVE TO READ TO BELIEVE!

    04/20/2016 9:44:59 PM PDT · by Yogi60
    The 11th Hour ^ | 4/19/2016 | Bill Knowles
    I cannot believe I have to update “The Return of Malaria Jack” again. When I originally wrote this column in 2010 I would have never imagined in my worst nightmare that 6420 lost and misguided souls would have actually cast a ballot for our former mayor Jack Ellis in the primary election on July 19, 2010. (There were 2 additional voters I did count on, Jack and his wife. Ellis actually received 6422 votes.) Back in September, 2010 when I wrote this I felt a sickness coming on. I had been getting headaches, chills, and muscle pain, the sweats, along...
  • Cruz-ing For a Vote (Free Republic referenced)

    04/19/2016 7:26:37 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    The New University ^ | April 19, 2016 | Jessica Resendez
    As an undecided democratic Latina who had recently attended a Bernie Sanders rally last month, I couldn’t help but be curious to see what Ted Cruz had to say during his recent visits to Irvine and San Diego last Monday. I really didn’t know much about him, but perhaps he might be able to offer a different perspective on the future of America – something that could benefit me and the rest of my UCI peers to give him some consideration. As a last minute decision to attend the rally, I missed his appearance at the Irvine Hotel and opted...
  • Will Chris Christie Body-Block Ted Cruz From New Jersey Ballot

    04/16/2016 1:47:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 44 replies
    PR Newswire ^ | April 15, 2016 | Victor Williams
    BETHESDA, Md., April 15, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Washington D.C. Law Professor Victor Williams has filed an Emergency Petition with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie demanding that the Canadian-born Ted Cruz be disqualified from the ballot. (Full details at his website – www.VictorWilliamsforPresident.com) Ted Cruz was born in Calgary, Canada and held his resulting Canadian citizenship until May 2014. Scholars across the nation agree that Edward Rafael Cruz is not a "natural born [American] Citizen" as required by Article II of the U.S. Constitution. Victor Williams charges that Ted Cruz falsely certified his constitutional eligibility for office to gain ballot access...
  • Clift: Cruz ‘Makes Trump Look Like a Raving Liberal,’ ‘Most Dems’ Would Prefer Trump Over Cruz

    04/16/2016 1:25:59 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 95 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 16, 2016 | Ian Hanchett
    The Daily Beast’s Eleanor Clift argued that Republican presidential candidate Texas Senator Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) “makes Donald Trump look like a raving liberal” and “most Democrats would look at the two of them, and would prefer Trump over Cruz” on Friday’s “McLaughlin Group.”Clift said, “We’ve paid so little attention to what Cruz actually stands for, and when — the attention I’ve paid is — I get pretty scared, actually. He makes Donald Trump look like a raving liberal, actually.” When asked who should we would vote for between the two candidates if she had to pick, Clift responded that...
  • Tracking the Ted Cruz moment

    04/15/2016 8:57:58 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 74 replies
    The Salem News ^ | April 15, 2016 | David M. Shribman, executive editor, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
    He won a big victory in Wisconsin. He pierced the Donald Trump mystique. He even got some of the Capitol Hill lawmakers who regard him as a revolutionary and renegade to slink cautiously into his corner. By all logic, this should be a Ted Cruz moment — if only the next primary weren’t in New York. But on Tuesday, New Yorkers go to their polling places, and though Cruz has been the beneficiary of the calendar before — his performance on Super Tuesday helped force out of the race Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, a demographically identical and philosophically similar...
  • Guadagno accepts judge's ruling on Cruz ballot eligibility (New Jersey)

    04/14/2016 1:49:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 59 replies
    The Record ^ | April 14, 2016 | Kim Lueddeke
    Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno has accepted an administrative law judge’s decision ruling that Sen. Ted Cruz meets the criteria for a natural born citizen and should be allowed to run in New Jersey’s GOP presidential primary on June 7. “After full consideration of the record, as well as Judge Masin’s thorough and well researched initial decision and the exceptions filed with my office, I, Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno, as Secretary of State and chief election official of the State of New Jersey, adopt Judge Masin’s initial decision in its entirety,” Guadagno said in a statement posted to the state Division...
  • The Arena: Cruz missile

    04/13/2016 10:47:24 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 72 replies
    The Tufts Daily ^ | April 14, 2016 | Aren Torikian
    Candidates like Donald Trump are exciting. Trump is guaranteed to bring out thousands to his events and generate copious decibels of noise. He has built a campaign on telling it like it is and refusing to be politically correct. Ted Cruz, on the other hand, is boring. He brings hundreds to his events and utters Ronald Reagan’s name a few times to get the crowd going. His demeanor is confident but not quite as in-your-face as Trump is. But for those afraid of what Trump stands for, Cruz may be the far more dangerous candidate. For one, Cruz is much...
  • Oregon Pro-Life Group Endorses Ted Cruz: “His Record on Pro-Life Issues is Impeccable”

    04/13/2016 6:01:58 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies
    Life News ^ | April 13, 2016 | Steven Ertelt
    The leading pro-life group in Oregon today issued its endorsement for pro-life Republican candidate Ted Cruz for President. Oregon Right to Life says Cruz has a sterling pro-life record that it described as “impeccable.” “ORTL PAC is pleased to endorse Senator Cruz,” said Gayle Atteberry, executive director of ORTL. “His record on pro-life issues is impeccable. We can trust that as president, he will do all he can to protect unborn babies. That includes the all-important decisions he would make in nominating new Supreme Court justices. “Both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders,” said Atteberry, “support abortion on demand, from conception...
  • What I saw at San Diego’s Ted Cruz Rally

    04/13/2016 4:14:08 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 67 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | April 12, 2016 | Leslie Eastman
    Light on drama, heavy on message. Californians are thrilled at the prospect of having their votes actually matter during the presidential primary season, especially when every delegate is critical. So many Republicans in the southern California area headed to various rallies yesterday to see aspirant Senator Ted Cruz. I joined two of our local Tea Party bloggers (W.C. Varones and Left Coast Rebel) and 2000 other interested voters at his San Diego event yesterday. (VIDEO-AT-LINK) Both of my Tea Party compatriots are unhappy with the thought of Donald Trump’s nomination. However, they had reservations about the Cruz style of speaking,...
  • Trump’s Plan to Win Conservative Support

    04/13/2016 1:18:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 80 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | April 12, 2016 | Fred Barnes
    Newt Gingrich has been a friend of Donald Trump’s for the past decade. He hasn’t endorsed Mr. Trump’s presidential bid, but they talk frequently. Mr. Trump is anti-left wing and anti-political correctness, Mr. Gingrich says, while acknowledging this: Mr. Trump is not a conservative....
  • Ted Cruz is an American and can appear on N.J. primary ballot, judge says

    04/12/2016 8:18:22 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 44 replies
    The Times of Trenton ^ | April 12, 2016 | Brent Johnson and Jonathan D. Salant
    TRENTON — Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is a "natural-born citizen" under the U.S. Constitution and therefore can run in the June 7 New Jersey primary, a state administrative law judge said Tuesday. "The more persuasive legal analysis is that such a child, born of a citizen-father, citizen-mother, or both, is indeed a 'natural born citizen' within the contemplation of the Constitution," Administrative Law Judge Jeff Masin wrote. A group of New Jersey residents and a Catholic University of America law professor insisted that Cruz, born in Canada to an American mother and a Cuban father, did not meet the...
  • Hillary’s Backers Want Obama to Grant a Preemptive Pardon

    04/12/2016 6:37:23 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 56 replies
    Orb Magazine ^ | April 4, 2016
    With FBI Director James Comey’s statement this week that the massive investigation of possible criminality by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton could linger into the fall, some of her political advisers have become convinced that the best option for her would be to shut it down now, which could be accomplished if President Obama would grant a preemptive pardon for any crimes she may have committed. “It would be a humbling experience for Mrs. Clinton to accept a pardon, but she and husband Bill have ridden out terrible scandals in the past without losing their bedrock constituencies,” an official...
  • Is Ted Cruz more radical than Donald Trump?

    04/11/2016 5:58:45 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 58 replies
    KABC-TV ^ | April 11, 2016 | Timothy Stanley
    In “Through the Looking Glass,” the Queen tells Alice: “sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.” She might have choked on her grits, however, at the thought of Ted Cruz becoming the Republican nominee. Until a few weeks ago he was low in the polls and loathed by the GOP establishment. Sen. Lindsey Graham joked about murdering him. But now, the impossible has happened: Cruz’s unlikely emergence as the favorite to beat Donald Trump. His transformative win in Wisconsin. And even his unthinkable endorsement by Graham. Can Ted believe this is happening? And does he —...
  • New York primary: Meet 5 Ted Cruz supporters

    04/09/2016 5:57:57 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies
    The Journal News | April 9, 2016 | Jane Lerner
    Link only due to copyright issues: http://www.lohud.com/story/news/politics/elections/2016/04/09/new-york-primary-ted-cruz-supporters/82711188/