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    10/20/2016 11:52:09 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 26 replies
    You Tube ^ | 10-19-2016 | Dennis Michael Lynch
    Published on Oct 19, 2016 Dennis Michael
  • Oh Good! Soros Friend Could Rig Elections in 16 States

    10/20/2016 6:01:49 AM PDT · by justlittleoleme · 7 replies
    Reddit and Independent Sentinel Blog ^ | October 16, 2016 | S. Noble
    Mark Malloch-Brown, a Britisher, is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Smartmatic International Corporation, an  ‘elections solutions provider’ that offers its voting machines, vote counting machines, software and techies to run elections all over the world.Mark Malloch-Brown also serves as Vice Chairman at George Soros’s international Open Society Foundation.Mark Malloch-Brown is so proud of his service to George Soros that he boasts of it on the Voting Machine Company’s website. On Election Day, a private company tied to Soros will manage the voting in 16 states, including voter registration, the printing of ballots, the programming of the voting machines, the counting and tabulation of the...
  • The billboard mocking Donald Trump: ‘He can’t read this’

    10/19/2016 5:27:20 AM PDT · by kevcol · 34 replies
    The Washington [com]Post ^ | October 18, 2016 | Cleve R. Wootson Jr
    The sign is clearly poking fun at Donald Trump, but unless people driving on Interstate 94 in metro Detroit speak Arabic — or have a buddy who can translate — they’ll be scratching their heads. . . . “I chuckled,” Dawud Walid, executive director of the Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, told the Detroit News. “I laughed. Duh. This is how people feel in the community. It’s mocking Trump. It’s funny yet very appropriate considering the nonsense Donald Trump has continued to say about Muslims.”
  • Ford To Idle Four Factories Due To Slowing Car Demand, Rising Inventories

    10/18/2016 8:56:53 AM PDT · by Brilliant · 72 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | October 17, 2016 | Tyler Durden
    [The] US car industry history...suddenly appears to be bombarded with a barrage of bad news: starting with Ford's disastrous August sales when the company admitted "sales have reached a plateau" would almost think that a respite from the bad news was in order. One would be wrong. As a result of slowing demand and declining US auto sales coupled with growing inventory, Ford Motor is halting one of two plants that builds its top-selling F-150 pickup as it idles four factories this month amid slowing U.S. auto sales. Ford is shutting its Louisville, Kentucky, factory building the Escape and Lincoln...
  • Boy whose 81-year-old murder remains unsolved gets gravestone

    10/16/2016 6:37:59 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Fox ^ | October 16, 2016
    A ceremony was held Saturday to dedicate a new gravestone for a 7-year-old Michigan boy whose brutal killing more than 80 years ago remains unsolved. Richard Streicher Jr. was murdered in March 1935 in Ypsilanti and his grave in a town cemetery was never marked due to the notoriety of the crime, the Ann Arbor News reports. The boy never returned home after going sledding on a late winter evening. His body was found days later underneath a footbridge near his home with 14 stab wounds. Investigators never found the killer. The Ann Arbor News ran a story about the...
  • Face it: Property taxes are forcing Illinoisans out of their homes

    10/14/2016 10:09:51 AM PDT · by george76 · 109 replies
    Illinois Policy ^ | October 13, 2016 | Austin Berg
    Pardess Mitchell is watching her community crumble. She and her husband have lived in Lake County for 16 years. They pay more in property taxes than they do on their mortgage. The tax bill is $15,000 a year on a house they bought for $227,000 in 2013. “They’re taxing us out of the neighborhood. They’re pushing us out. They’re pushing us out of our homes and communities,” she said. “If it continues this way we’ll have to leave.” A Paul Simon Public Policy Institute poll released Oct. 10 revealed nearly half of registered Illinois voters said they would leave the...
  • Property taxes jump, and jaws drop ( Chicago )

    07/28/2016 6:27:27 AM PDT · by george76 · 73 replies
    Crain's Chicago Business ^ | July 28, 2016 | Dennis Rodkin
    The property tax bill on Jeff and Roberta Price's Lincoln Park home was about $400 in 1977, the first year they lived there. It's been going up ever since but rarely with the jolt of this year's 63 percent increase. The increase, from $8,652 to $14,104, has the couple re-considering their plan to retire in the Kenmore Avenue home, where they raised their kids. They're looking at homes in Indiana "as a backup plan" for the time when Roberta retires in a few years, said Jeff, who is already retired. "We have lived in our home for almost 39 years...
  • Improper Recycling Could Land You in Jail: How Overcriminalization Threatens Everyone

    10/12/2016 11:32:42 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 50 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | October 11, 2016 | Jacob Weaver | John-Michael Seibler
    Criminal laws and regulations in the United States have increased to absurd proportions in the past few decades, posing a growing threat to our constitutional liberties. There are nearly 5,000 criminal laws and an estimated 300,000 or more criminal regulations at the federal level alone. In fact, there are so many possible criminal offenses that Harvey Silverglate, a civil liberties attorney, contends the average American probably commits at least three felonies a day, most without knowing it. In April, the perils of overcriminalization were on full display when Brian Everidge traveled to Michigan with more than 10,000 bottles and cans,...
  • How Trump wins without PA, MI, WI, NH, or VA

    10/11/2016 10:20:57 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 74 replies ^ | 11 Oct 2016
  • Ford idles Mustang plant amid slow sales

    10/11/2016 10:09:56 AM PDT · by Brilliant · 107 replies ^ | October 11, 2016 | David Muller
    Ford Motor Co. is idling its Flat Rock Assembly Plant, where the Dearborn automaker builds the Ford Mustang and the revived Lincoln Continental. The site will be idled for one week, Ford spokeswoman Kelli Felker said in an email. "We continue to match production with demand," Felker said in response to a query about whether the idling was due to slower Mustang sales. "Mustang remains the top seller in its segment in total and retail sales..." Sales of all Ford-brand cars fell by double-digits in the U.S. in September, as Americans continue to gravitate toward crossovers and SUVs, but the...
  • Savagery and Murder: An Epidemic of Black Violence Against Elderly Whites

    10/11/2016 8:03:06 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 22 replies ^ | October 11, 2016 | Jack Kerwick
    For quite some time, Democrats and other leftists have lamented the ample presence of whites in America. Oprah Winfrey, for example, memorably remarked that for “racism” to end, old whites “are going to have to die.” Given the pervasive phenomenon of black-on-elderly white violence and murder, and the utter silence about it, it’s admittedly tempting to think that perhaps the extinction of elderly whites can’t happen quickly enough for some of those on the left. Whatever the reason for the suppression of this epidemic, black-on-elderly white violence is very, very real. Paul Monchnik survived combat in World War II. He...
  • Trump New Voter Registration Soars: 2 Million Door Knocks in a Week and a Half

    10/07/2016 2:24:24 PM PDT · by Quicksilver · 51 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 6, 2016 | Patrick Howley
    The Republican National Committee provided new voter registration numbers to Breitbart News: Florida Net:  +261,715 Iowa Net:  +38,913 Nevada Net:  +12,720 North Carolina Net:  +173,785 Pennsylvania Net:  +223,552 The Pennsylvania number is especially significant. Republicans signed up 30,000 people there in September alone. The Trump campaign in Pennsylvania is fired up but did not want to go on record at this time, in part because Generals MacArthur and Patton would not telegraph to the enemy their next moves. Absentee ballot requests are going up for the GOP Florida: 335,000 more requests for absentee ballots among Republicans Iowa: The Iowa Trump...
  • Divers find 106-year-old locomotive in Lake Superior

    10/06/2016 6:49:42 AM PDT · by Larry Lucido · 43 replies
    ClickOnDetroit ^ | August 24, 2016 | Ken Haddad
    A locomotive that derailed and plunged from a cliff into Lake Superior has been discovered after 106 years. Canadian Pacific Railway Locomotive No. 694 was discovered by shipwreck hunters in July, about 230 feet deep in the waters of Lake Superior, near Marathon, Ontario. The wreck claimed three lives on the morning of June 10, 1910.
  • Bill Clinton Smears Trump Supporters in Michigan: "Mad About Immigration…Mad About Trade"

    10/03/2016 12:54:58 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 56 replies ^ | October 3, 2016 | Patrick Howley
    Former president Bill Clinton disparaged Donald Trump supporters at a rally Monday in Saginaw, Michigan, painting them as people blinded by “resentment” and “fear.” Clinton arrived on stage at 1:44 PM Eastern for a rally that was supposed to begin at noon Eastern, an hour and forty-four minutes earlier.
  • Extremist Imam Tests F.B.I. and the Limits of the Law

    09/30/2016 10:34:34 PM PDT · by Theoria · 21 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 30 September 2016 | SCOTT SHANE and ADAM GOLDMAN
    For more than a decade, Suleiman Anwar Bengharsa has served as a Muslim cleric in Maryland, working as a prison chaplain and as an imam at mosques in Annapolis and outside Baltimore. He gave a two-week course in 2011 on Islamic teachings on marriage at the Islamic Society of Baltimore, where President Obama made a much-publicized visit this year. But in the last two years, Imam Bengharsa’s public pronouncements have taken a dark turn. On Facebook, he has openly endorsed the Islamic State, posted gruesome videos showing ISIS fighters beheading and burning alive their enemies and praised terrorist attacks overseas....
  • 'His Majesty': Student single-handedly defeats an army of gender neutral activists

    09/30/2016 8:34:05 PM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 65 replies
    FoxNews ^ | September 30, 2016 | Todd Starnes
    When future generations read about the “Great Gender Pronoun Wars” of the early twenty-first century, they will most certainly learn of Grant Strobl – a noble and mighty king. “His Majesty” is an unlikely title for a 21-year-old political science major from Grosse Pointe, Michigan. “It was definitely activism by accident,” he told me. The University of Michigan recently announced a new initiative to allow students to select their preferred gender pronouns through an online service. “You could put anything you wanted into the system,” Grant told me. “So I did.” Yes, good readers – Grant Strobl changed his designated...
  • Campus debate on Black Lives Matter called racist, shut down by protesters (VIDEO) [U Michigan]

    09/30/2016 7:04:08 AM PDT · by C19fan · 22 replies
    College Fix ^ | September 28, 2016 | Staff
    University of Michigan forum ‘devalues the #BlackLivesMatter movement,’ students say A routine debate on Tuesday hosted by a University of Michigan debate club was effectively shut down after a throng of protesters stormed the event and repeatedly shouted over participants, claiming the topic on whether Black Lives Matter is harmful to racial relations is too racist and bigoted to be discussed.
  • LIVE THREAD: Trump rally 9/30/2016 in Novi, MI at Suburban Collection Showplace at 5pm ET.

    09/30/2016 2:16:24 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 629 replies
    Friday, September 30, 2016: Live streaming coverage of the Donald J. Trump for President rally in Novi, MI at Suburban Collection Showplace. Live coverage begins at 5:00 PM ET. Watch the LIVE stream of the event below:
  • Michigan Man Mows 58,000 Square-Foot ‘TRUMP’ Sign into Lawn

    09/28/2016 10:59:36 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 14 replies ^ | 28 Sep 2016
    GgMaslowsky’s project took five hours to complete. He started Thursday, September 22, and finished the following day. “I laid it out, kind of like you would if you were building a basement for a house,” Maslowsky said. “I put some markers on the grass with paint and then I just started connecting the dots.” Maslowsky used to work for General Motors as a designer and has been retired for ten years. He wanted to put his skills to the test as a retiree and made the sign for no specific reason other than just showing his support in a fun...
  • Student suspended after posting picture of discolored water in school bathroom

    09/26/2016 1:47:47 PM PDT · by LouieFisk · 36 replies ^ | September 24, 2016 | KFOR-TV & K. Querry
    "Hazel Juco says she was concerned when she saw discolored water coming from a sink in the girl’s restroom at school. However, she had no idea that she would be suspended because of a picture she took. Juco says she snapped a photo of the water and posted it to her social media pages, hoping that someone would notice and the problem would be fixed. Instead of getting help, she was called to the office."
  • Trump Now Winning in IA, NM, FL, CO, NV – 5 States Obama Won Twice

    09/18/2016 9:58:05 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 78 replies ^ | Sep 18th, 2016
    Donald Trump now leads Hillary Clinton in several states won by Barack Obama including: Iowa, Florida, New Mexico, Colorado, Nevada and is tied with Hillary Clinton in Michigan. Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway cheered the development in a series of tweets.
  • Detroit civil rights lawsuit attempts to assert a constitutional right to literacy

    09/18/2016 10:15:07 PM PDT · by kevcol · 34 replies
    The Guardian ^ | September 14, 2016 | Ryan Felton
    "It doesn’t even feel like school," said Hall, a senior at Osborn Evergreen Academy of Design and Alternative Energy. "It makes my stomach hurt just walking into the facility, knowing we're basically getting cheated – really, getting robbed – of education." ..The 133-page complaint says the state of Michigan has disinvested in education in Detroit so much that children lack fundamental access to literacy. Hall, 16, said he has friends who can't read "but it's not because they aren't smart, it's because the state has failed them".
  • Could Ford moving to Mexico move Michigan into Trump's column?

    09/18/2016 4:20:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 70 replies
    The Sun Prairie Star ^ | September 18, 2016 | Natalia Castro, Americans for Limited Government
    Ford Motor Co. is the classic example of an all-American company, but now they are better representing what ails the American economy, as they are being forced overseas. As Ford begins plans to build a $1.6 billion auto assembly plant in Mexico for small car production, the company continues to experience the pressure of globalization crushing their American business dreams. Ford was a classic Michigan company, but as Detroit News reported Michael Martinez reports, "It will employ 2,800 at the new Mexican plant by 2020." It is no surprise Ford has to modify their building model in order to compete,...
  • Kaine Twists Words of GOP Rivals

    09/18/2016 10:56:04 AM PDT · by yoe · 11 replies
    FactCheck ^ | September 16, 2016 | Robert Farley
    In a speech in Michigan, Tim Kaine cherry-picked the words of his Republican opponents, Donald Trump and Mike Pence, to leave a misleading impression of their public statements on military service members and white nationalist David Duke.
  • Poll: Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton tied across battleground states

    09/18/2016 8:10:48 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 12 replies
    CBS ^ | September 18, 2016
    The race across the combined battlegrounds is as tight as can be, tied 42 percent to 42 percent.  Clinton was up one point last week, and was up two points back on Labor Day weekend. Voters in these states are still looking for change, while the partisan divide remains particularly deep. Fifty-five percent of battleground voters want to see “big changes” in the nation’s politics and economy in the next few years. Forty-three percent want “some changes” and only 2 percent think things are fine and not in need of much change. Trump leads by a wide margin on being trusted to change Washington: Forty-seven...
  • Stop the insanity! High school football fans told to stop chanting "USA, USA"

    09/16/2016 12:08:02 PM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 36 replies
    Fox ^ | 9/16/2016
    Patriotism is under fire in Western Michigan. The OK Conference, representing 50 schools, has announced a crackdown on fans chanting, “USA” at football games. They are also implementing strict rules on flags and political banners. “Coaches and fans are irate,” said Bill Simonson, the host of a statewide sports radio show. “People are tired of being told what flag to fly or what political side to lean towards.” Mr. Simonson, who hosts “The Huge Show”, was the first to break this insane story. The athletic conference’s crackdown comes after fans from a predominantly black school took offense after fans from...
  • Poll: Trump only behind by 3% in Michigan (MOE 4%)

    09/15/2016 1:28:43 PM PDT · by Voluntaryist · 37 replies
    9/15/2016 | Todd Spangler
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  • EXCLUSIVE: Detroit black radio host pulled from air for being Trump supporter

    09/15/2016 12:21:27 PM PDT · by Kyle Olson · 19 replies
    The American Mirror ^ | 9/15/2016 | John Binder
    A Detroit, Michigan radio host has been pulled from local airwaves for supporting GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump after the New York business mogul visited the area on the campaign trail. Wayne Bradley, a black Trump supporter, took to Facebook to say that he was put on "hiatus" after Trump visited Detroit, saying he has "not been allowed back on the air since." When The American Mirror contacted the Detroit radio station, a representative said, "He's no longer on the air," after being asked about Bradley. Asked why that was, the station representative told The American Mirror "I really don't...
  • School District: Betsy Ross Flag Symbolizes “Hate”

    09/15/2016 5:06:02 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 168 replies
    Todd ^ | September 13, 2016 | Todd Starnes
    A Michigan school district called the historic “Betsy Ross” flag a symbol of hate and profusely apologized after students displayed the flag at a recent high school football game. “To wave a historical version of our flag, that to some symbolizes exclusion and hate, injects hostility and confusion to an event where no one intended to do so,” wrote Forest Hills Public Schools Superintendent Daniel Behm in a letter to parents. The controversy surrounding the 13-star flag erupted on Sept. 9th during a football game between predominantly white Forest Hills Central High School and predominantly black Ottawa Hills High School,...
  • Ford to move all small-car production to Mexico from U.S.: CEO

    09/14/2016 2:12:03 PM PDT · by Nero Germanicus · 90 replies
    Yahoo Finance ^ | 9/14/16 | Bernie Woodall and David Shepardson
    Ford Motor Co Chief Executive Officer Mark Fields said on Wednesday that all of the company's small-car production will be leaving U.S. plants and heading to lower-cost Mexico. "We will have migrated all of our small-car production to Mexico and out of the United States," over the next two to three years, Fields told Wall Street analysts at an investor conference hosted by the automaker. Earlier this year, Ford said it would invest $1.6 billion in Mexico for small-car production to start in 2018. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has criticized Ford for moving U.S. jobs to Mexico. Fields has...
  • Ford Says It's Moving All of Its U.S. Small Car Production to Mexico

    09/14/2016 3:29:17 PM PDT · by Nachum · 93 replies
    CNS News ^ | 9/14/16 | AP
    DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co. says it's moving all of its U.S. small car production to Mexico. Ford CEO Mark Fields confirmed the long-expected move Wednesday during an event for investors and Wall Street analysts. Ford currently makes its Fiesta subcompact in Mexico, but its Focus and C-Max small cars are made in suburban Detroit. Making them in Mexico would boost company profits because of low wages there.
  • Trump News Conference Now on Fox From Flint, Michigan

    09/14/2016 12:59:16 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 41 replies
    Fox News | 9-14-2016 | sheikdetailfeather
    He just visited the water plant.
  • Memo to Flint: You Still Get What You Pay For

    09/14/2016 9:27:52 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies ^ | September 14, 2016 | Brian McNicoll
    This being a presidential election year, much debate remains over who is responsible for the water crisis in Flint, Mich. Democrats point to the Republican governor. Republicans point to long-entrenched Democratic leadership of the city. But although there is debate over who to blame, there is none over what to blame. Everyone agrees the decision to switch from the Detroit water system to drawing its own water from the Flint River was disastrous for the city. Corners were cut, short-term savings were valued over long-term safety, and materials were used that were not capable of keeping the water safe. Now,...
  • Donald Trump To Tour Flint Water Crisis Facilities

    09/14/2016 4:00:07 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 32 replies ^ | September 14, 2016 | Mathew Boyle
    NEW YORK CITY, New York—Donald Trump, the Republican nominee for president, is upstaging Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton yet again on Wednesday, this time with a visit to Flint, Michigan, to tour the city’s infamous water facilities in crisis.
  • Trump heads to Flint MI this Wednesday!

    09/13/2016 10:32:18 AM PDT · by taildragger · 55 replies
    9/1/3/16 | taildragger
    It broke here in MI an Hour ago. One of the Detroit Newspapers who are not FR friendly has the story. I won't even post their link because of I think they are on the list of not even linking..
  • Who's Driving Climate Denial? Big Companies and Conservative Media

    09/06/2016 3:27:27 PM PDT · by shove_it · 28 replies
    EcoWatch ^ | 6 Sep 2016 | Jax Jacobsen
    A new study from professors at Oklahoma State University has found that Republicans and Democrats have never been so far apart on climate issues. "What was once a modest tendency for Congressional Republicans to be less pro-environmental than their Democratic counterparts has become a chasm—with Republicans taking near-unanimous anti-environmental stances on relevant legislation in recent years, especially 2015," the study said. This distance between the parties was further exacerbated by the rise of the Koch-funded Tea Party, which took the hard line of fully dismissing the climate change threat, often making climate change a lightning rod for voters who were...
  • Donald Trump visits Ben Carson's childhood home (Trump visits black neighborhoods)

    09/05/2016 7:48:07 PM PDT · by GilGil · 2 replies
    CNN ^ | 9/3/2016 | Jeremy Diamond
    Donald Trump visited Ben Carson's childhood home in Detroit as part of his outreach to African-American voters. Carson talked CNN's Jeremy Diamond about Trump's plan to stimulate the economy.
  • Trump Visits Ben Carson's Detroit Neighborhood (Trump chats with neighbors)

    09/05/2016 7:53:54 PM PDT · by GilGil · 28 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 9/3/2016 | AP
    Donald Trump joined former GOP rival Ben Carson on a brief visit to the Detroit neighborhood where Carson grew up. The visit was part of the GOP nominee's effort to woo African-Americans two months before the election.
  • Latest Polls Show Trump Up or Tied in Blue States Iowa, Maine, Michigan, New Hampshire, Ohio and WI

    09/05/2016 7:51:51 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 111 replies ^ | Sep 5th, 2016
    The latest Reuters-Ipsos polling shows Republican Donald Trump up or tied with Hillary Clinton in several blue states. ** Iowa – Trump 44% – Clinton 41% ** Maine – Trump 42% – Clinton 42% ** Michigan – Trump 42% – Clinton 41% ** New Hampshire – Trump 45% – Clinton 44% ** Ohio – Trump 46% – Clinton 43% ** Wisconsin – Trump 38% – Clinton 38%
  • ‘SHUT IT DOWN’: Reuters cuts only news video feed as black pastor thanks Trump

    09/04/2016 6:08:49 AM PDT · by Kyle Olson · 96 replies
    The American Mirror ^ | 9/4/2016 | Kyle Olson
    Reuters was reportedly the only news service to be providing video coverage of Donald Trump’s visit to a Detroit church on Saturday, and a mystery voice could be overheard ordering someone to “shut down” the feed before the event had concluded. Bishop Wayne T. Jackson was presenting Trump with a prayer shawl and two Bibles when a hushed voice off camera could be heard saying, “I’m shooting this, I don’t care what…” Moments later, the same voice said “Shut this down?” “Shut it, yeah,” another voice said.
  • Trump gets warm welcome in black church - protests outside

    09/03/2016 3:32:37 PM PDT · by Mariner · 51 replies
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | September 3rd, 2016 | By Lesley Clark
    <p>When Carletta Griffin heard Donald Trump call Saturday from the pulpit of a black church for a “civil rights agenda for our time,” she heard a man talking from the heart, with affection for her community.</p> <p>“What he said sealed the deal for me,” Griffin, 41, an adjunct professor at the University of Detroit Mercy, said while leaving the Great Faith Ministries International where the Republican presidential nominee received a warm welcome – and even a prayer shawl – as he delivered brief, scripted remarks and quoted Scripture.</p>
  • VIDEO=> DONALD TRUMP RECEIVES STANDING OVATION at Detroit Great Faith Ministries Church

    09/03/2016 1:37:39 PM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 86 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | September 3, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    WHAT AN AMAZING SPEECH! Donald Trump spoke at the Great Faith Ministries Church in Detroit on Saturday. Video—Trump speaks at black church in Detroit: "A lot of people don’t realize that Abraham Lincoln…was a Republican" — Bradd Jaffy (@BraddJaffy) September 3, 2016 The congregation was VERY HAPPY to have Donald Trump as a visitor. Shot lots of video of dancing Trump at church in Detroit, will share some later. Crowd enthusiastic. — Sopan Deb (@SopanDeb) September 3, 2016 Donald Trump ended his 14 minute speech with a Bible verse. I’d like to conclude with a passage from First...
  • 'I'm here to listen': Trump brings message of unity to parishioners at black church in Detroit

    09/03/2016 11:07:45 AM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 94 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 9/3/2016 | DAVID MARTOKSO,
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump made an appeal directly to African-American voters while speaking at a black church in Detroit on Saturday and said they are 'God's greatest gift to our nation.' The billionaire traveled to the city for a special service at the Great Faith International Ministries church along with Dr. Ben Carson and Omarosa Manigault, his director of African-American Outreach. Trump vowed that if he was elected president he would bring jobs back to impoverished black communities. His latest trip comes amid criticism that Trump has yet to bring his message into black communities across America, after weeks...
  • Polling Firm: Trump Surges into Lead in Michigan, Wisconsin, New Hampshire, Maine

    09/02/2016 11:35:07 AM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 67 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8/31/2016 | NEIL MUNRO
    Ipsos is a top-ranked polling firm — and it is producing a series of state polls showing Donald Trump doing dramatically better than the polls by other trusted polling firms. Those Ipsos state polls show Trump clinching leads in New Hampshire, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Maine. That’s really big because President Barack Obama won all those states in 2012. Obama won Wisconsin by 6.7 points, Michigan by 9.5 points, Maine by 15.1 points, and New Hampshire by 5.8 points. The Real Clear Politics poll-aggregation site shows Trump behind Clinton in Michigan by eight percentage points, but Ipsos shows Trump just ahead...
  • Video-Bill Clinton: Rebuild Detroit With Syrian Refugees

    08/30/2016 7:46:03 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 75 replies ^ | August 30,2016 | Julia Hahn
    In a previously little-noticed video from February at the Clinton Global Initiative, former President Bill Clinton suggested that the U.S. use Syrian refugees to rebuild Detroit. “The truth is that the big loser in this over the long run is going to be Syria. This is an enormous opportunity for Americans,” Bill Clinton said about the Syrian migrant crisis.
  • Anti-Trump Republicans To Run Ads Against Trump In Key States

    08/27/2016 9:59:54 PM PDT · by Innovative · 121 replies
    MSN ^ | Aug. 27, 2016 | Lauren Fox
    The ad is titled "Keep Your Promise," which is a throwback to a comment Trump made early in the campaign that he'd bow out of the presidential race if he was far behind in national polls. "Resign the nomination. Let the RNC replace you so we can beat Hillary," the ad read at the end.
  • First Emerson Poll of the General Election Shows Close Races in Ohio, Michigan, and Pennsylvania

    08/29/2016 6:20:29 AM PDT · by usafa92 · 71 replies
    Emerson College ^ | 8/29/2016 | Emerson College
    BOSTON, MA – Three new Emerson College polls show a tight race shaping up between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump in the key Rust Belt States of Ohio, Michigan and Pennsylvania. The two are deadlocked at 43% in Ohio. Clinton leads by three points in Pennsylvania (46% to 43%) and by five in Michigan (45% to 40%). The Libertarian Party’s Gary Johnson garners 7% of the vote in Pennsylvania and Michigan and 10% in Ohio. Green Party candidate Jill Stein receives 2% of the vote in Ohio and Pennsylvania and 3% in Michigan. Each poll consisted of 800...
  • Huma Abedin Campaigns For Clinton In Muslim Community

    08/26/2016 2:02:34 PM PDT · by blueyon · 26 replies
    DML DennisMichaelLynch ^ | 8/26/16 | Team DML
    DEARBORN — Huma Abedin, vice chair for the Hillary for America campaign, met with Arab and Muslim American leaders on Aug. 11, to discuss issues that matter to the community. Community representatives included heads of organizations, small business owners, doctors, lawyers and other professions. U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn) and the retired dean of Congress, John Dingell, were also present at the discussion at Habib’s Cuisine. Abedin was joined by Farooq Mitha, national director of Muslim Outreach for Hillary for America. Abedin praised the Muslim and Arab American communities for their political engagement. She highlighted the contrasts between Clinton and...
  • Donald Trump ‘Flash Mob’ Events Planned in Michigan on Aug 30th

    08/23/2016 8:56:06 PM PDT · by Rufus Shinra · 17 replies
    Trump Conservative ^ | 8/23/2016 | Rufus Shinra
    The Michigan Conservative Coalition has planned a series of events to show support for presidential candidate Donald Trump throughout the state of Michigan on August 30th. This grassroots organization has a unique goal, one that seems to align with many of Trump’s supporters, and that is they are tired of Republicans abandoning their party’s principles to expand the scope of government beyond reason. From their website, the group’s stated goals are: We believe our Republican Party Platform is a great document and the recipe for success and opportunity and the heritage that makes America great. We are tired of Republicans...
  • Rodeo clown fired for gender identity skit at Michigan fair

    08/23/2016 1:57:38 PM PDT · by massmike · 38 replies ^ | 08/23/2016 | Jessica Chasmar
    A Michigan rodeo clown is out of a job after he joked about gender identity at the Calhoun County Fair last week. “You’re either a boy or a girl, y’all understand,” “Rockin’ Robbie Hodges told the audience Thursday. “If you’re confused, then you need help, OK?” Some audience members appeared to laugh at the joke, but an attendee who recorded the skit said many people left out of protest, a local NBC News affiliate reported. Megan Harvey, the executive director for the Calhoun County Fair, said she was disappointed by the comments. “I was very disappointed, because we do not...