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  • Young Turks’ Uygur Thinks Hannity Advising Trump is Proof They’re Building Media Company

    08/23/2016 2:04:42 PM PDT · by drewh
    Mediaite.com ^ | 1:30 pm, August 23rd, 2016 | by Lindsey Ellefson
    The theory that Donald Trump is preparing for a defeat at the polls in November by planning to launch a media company is really picking up momentum. The rumors started swirling earlier this summer. After a few op-eds came out about the idea last week, CNN tackled it this weekend. Now that Fox News’ Sean Hannity has revealed himself to be informally advising Trump, The Young Turks took it on, too: Cenk Uygur mentioned in a broadcast that Hannity, Steve Bannon, and Roger Ailes, all of whom have been rumored — with varying levels of confirmation — are big in...
  • Why Clinton can’t shake her private email scandal

    08/23/2016 1:59:39 PM PDT · by Innovative · 4 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Aug. 23, 2016 | Andrea Peterson
    Hillary Clinton has been tired of talking about her private email server for a long time. When a reporter asked the Democratic presidential candidate about the story’s staying power as she walked away from a terse news conference in August 2015, the politician threw up her hands in exasperation. “Nobody talks to me about it other than you guys,” she hollered back. But a year later — and with just over three months until the election — Clinton is still being plagued by her decision to use a personal email account for work during her tenure as secretary of state....
  • George Stephanopoulos Gushes Over Obama's 'First Date' Film: Will The President Like It?

    08/23/2016 1:59:34 PM PDT · by drewh · 2 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | August 23, 2016 | 11:30 AM EDT | Scott Whitlock
    Former Democratic operative turned Good Morning America co-host George Stephanopoulos good barely restrain himself on Tuesday as he gushed over a new movie about the first date between Barack and Michelle Obama. Talking to the stars of Southside With You, he hyped the film as focusing “on one day in the summer of 1989 when Barack and Michelle Obama went out for the first time.” Stephanopoulos pressed actors Tika Sumpter and Parker Sawyers (who stars as Obama), wondering, “I guess you guys have to be a little bit nervous thinking, 'Are they going the watch the movie?'” Zeroing in on...
  • Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke: ‘The American ghetto has replaced the plantation’

    08/23/2016 1:51:51 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 2 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 23, 2016 | Jessica Chasmar
    Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke on Tuesday ripped President Obama as a “race hustler” and condemned the Black Lives Matter movement for not doing enough to help Louisiana flood victims. Sheriff Clarke called the president an “elitist” who chose to finish out his family vacation in Martha’s Vineyard before heading to survey the flood damage in Baton Rouge on Tuesday. “He’s an elitist. He’s at Martha’s Vineyard while American people are suffering down in Louisiana,” he said on “Fox & Friends.”
  • FBI Reports Linking Hillary To Vince Foster "Suicide" Disappear From National Archives

    08/23/2016 1:33:42 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 12 replies
    ZeroHedge ^ | August 23, 2016
    Vince Foster was a mentor to Hillary when they worked together at the Rose Law Firm in Little Rock, Arkansas. When Bill was confirmed as the 42nd President of the United States on January 20, 1993, Foster took a role as his Deputy White House Counsel. 6 months later, to the day, Foster was found dead in Fort Marcy Park, along the Potomac River, of an apparent "suicide" resulting from a gun shot from a .38 caliber revolver. Like a lot of things surrounding the Clintons, Foster's "suicide" has always been shrouded in mystery. A few months ago, The...
  • Leaked Docs: Soros Aims to Enlarge Electorate by 10 Million Voters by 2018

    08/23/2016 1:25:23 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 18 replies
    freebeacon.com ^ | 8/23/16 | Joe Schoffstall
    A top priority of liberal billionaire George Soros is to enlarge the U.S. electorate by 10 million voters by 2018, according to leaked documents. The plan to grow the electorate by millions of voters was discussed during a May 2014 board meeting of the Open Society Foundations, a liberal grant-making group founded by Soros. A 220-page guide detailing the plan was among more than 2,500 hacked Soros documents released by DC Leaks, which publishes documents from influential officials around the world. The guide covers strategies and tactics the group will employ in the United States from 2015 to 2018. The...
  • AP Top News: Trump's stamina attack on Clinton stirs talk of gender bias

    08/23/2016 1:15:12 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 45 replies
    AP ^ | August 23, 2016 | Jill Colvin
    Donald Trump and his Republican allies say Hillary Clinton is weak, lacks stamina and doesn't look presidential. Intent on undermining his Democratic rival, Trump and GOP backers are increasingly relying on rhetoric that academics and even some Republican strategists say has an undeniable edge focused on gender. His criticism of Clinton goes beyond "Crooked Hillary," and complaints about her use of a private email server as secretary of state and her foreign policy decisions.
  • Ann Coulter: In Trump We Trust: E Pluribus Awesome! (book)

    08/23/2016 1:07:24 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 16 replies
    Amazon ^ | August 23, 2016 | Ann Coulter
  • Silicon Valley throws big money at Clinton and virtually nothing at Trump (Video at Source)

    08/23/2016 1:04:01 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 22 replies
    CNN ^ | August 23, 2016: 10:38 AM ET | by Seth Fiegerman
    Tim Cook will mark his five-year anniversary as the CEO of Apple by doing something that his predecessor Steve Jobs typically avoided: hosting a fundraiser for a presidential candidate. On Wednesday, Cook and Lisa Jackson, Apple's (AAPL, Tech30) head of environmental initiatives, will host an event in California to raise money for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign. Those invited have reportedly been asked to contribute as much as $50,000. Cook is just the latest in a growing list of tech executives and venture capitalists working to raise big money to help Clinton beat Donald Trump, who has repeatedly attacked tech companies...
  • Trump vs. the Establishment

    08/23/2016 1:03:23 PM PDT · by VitacoreVision · 5 replies
    The New American ^ | 23 August 2016 | William F. Jasper
    Hedge fund billionaires, Wall Street mega-bankers, Hollywood movie moguls, RINOs (Republicans In Name Only), ultra-Left “Progressive” Democrats, and Big Media journalistas have all ganged up on one man. Together with an AstroTurf army of neocon pundits, radical academics, student activists, and street agitators funded by the Big Foundations and Big Government, they have united to stop that one man: Donald J. Trump.George Soros, David Rockefeller, Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Michael Bloomberg, Steven Spielberg, Jeff Bezos, and a bevy of other uber-rich titans have teamed up with National Review, the Weekly Standard, the New York Times, the Washington Post, CNN, MSNBC,...
  • Emails: Top Hillary Aide Was Researching Drug That Treats Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s

    08/23/2016 12:56:03 PM PDT · by PROCON · 34 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | Aug. 23, 2016 | CHRISTIAN DATOC
    Jake Sullivan, Hillary Clinton’s top foreign policy adviser, extensively researched the drug Provigil while working for her at the State Department in 2011. Sullivan, then Secretary Clinton’s deputy chief of staff, informed Clinton in an email that Provigil, a drug commonly used to treat narcolepsy and other sleep-wake disorders, “was invented by the military.”~SNIP~ Sullivan also noted that Provigil is often prescribed to treat “excessive sleepiness in patients with Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and multiple sclerosis.”
  • Graduate Students Clear Hurdle in Effort to Form Union

    08/23/2016 12:46:26 PM PDT · by oblomov · 25 replies
    NY Times ^ | 23 Aug 2016 | NOAM SCHEIBER
    Students who work as teaching and research assistants at private universities will be allowed to vote to unionize under a ruling Tuesday by the National Labor Relations Board that found that they are employees under federal labor law. The case arose from a union election petition filed by a group of primarily graduate students at Columbia University, who are seeking to form a union that will join the United Automobile Workers. The three Democratic members of the board made up the majority; the lone Republican member dissented. A fifth spot on the board has been vacant since last year. The...
  • Let's have a SCIENCE-based debate about LGBT issues

    08/23/2016 12:44:06 PM PDT · by fwdude · 7 replies
    MercatorNet ^ | Aug 22, 2016 | Michael Cook
    A landmark report from the US questions cliched views of homosexuality and transgenderism If you all you know about gender and sexuality comes from reading headlines, it’s an open and shut case. “'Gay genes': science is on the right track, we're born this way. Let’s deal with it.” “Science Just Proved That Being Transgender Is Not a Phase”. “The DNA test 'that reveals if you're gay'” “Check the science: being trans is not a 'choice'”. “Transgender Identity Is Not a Mental Health Disorder, Study Finds.” “Born This Way? Scientists may have found a biological basis for homosexuality.” So the nature...
  • MANY [HALF] DONORS TO CLINTON FOUNDATION MET WITH HER AT STATE

    08/23/2016 12:33:58 PM PDT · by Fractal Trader · 76 replies
    AP ^ | 23 August 2016 | STEPHEN BRAUN AND EILEEN SULLIVAN
    More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money - either personally or through companies or groups - to the Clinton Foundation. It's an extraordinary proportion indicating her possible ethics challenges if elected president. At least 85 of 154 people from private interests who met or had phone conversations scheduled with Clinton while she led the State Department donated to her family charity or pledged commitments to its international programs, according to a review of State Department calendars released so far to The Associated Press. Combined, the 85...
  • Take it off! Muslim woman is forced to disrobe on Nice's Promenade des Anglais beach as police

    08/23/2016 12:18:26 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 42 replies
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | 8/23/2016 | By Peter Allen and Ted Thornhill for MailOnline
    The French ban on the burkini is threatening to turn into a farce as police officers armed with pepper spray and batons marched onto a beach today and ordered a woman to strip off.Four burly cops stood over the middle-aged woman, who had been quietly sunbathing on the Promenade des Anglais beach in Nice - yards from the scene of the Bastille Day lorry attack - and watched her take off a Muslim-style garment which protected her modesty.It is thought the woman was given a warning about the dress code on the beach and was handed an on-the-spot fine.Another young...
  • BRILLIANT! ‘Hillary Hospital’ Signs Welcome Hillary Clinton to LA for Her Hollywood Fundraising Gigs

    08/23/2016 11:42:42 AM PDT · by bryan999 · 10 replies
    Democrat HILLary Clinton is fundraising in Los Angeles this week and local street artists wanted to make sure that she could find the closest hospital if need be. Signs and posters appeared in front of Cedars-Sinai, St. John’s, UCLA and Los Angeles Children’s Hospital yesterday and overnight.
  • Poll: Clinton up 16 over Trump in Virginia

    08/23/2016 11:40:04 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 123 replies
    Hillary Clinton is 16 points ahead of Donald Trump in Virginia, according to a new poll released Tuesday. Clinton has 48 percent support to Trump's 32 percent among likely voters in the state, the Roanoke College survey found. Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson has 8 percent, and Green Party nominee Jill Stein got 3 percent. In a head-to-head matchup, Clinton's lead over Trump grows to 19 points. The poll also showed improved favorability ratings for Clinton in Virginia. Thirty-nine percent said they saw the Democratic nominee favorably, while 45 percent saw her unfavorably.
  • Innovative, Interesting New Poll Has Some Problems

    08/23/2016 11:39:21 AM PDT · by usafa92 · 10 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 8/23/2016 | David Rothschild
    Huffington Post Pollster does not include the USC/LA Times poll in their general election polling trend, but RealClearPolitics does. And, today, August 22, 2016, the USC/LA Times poll has Republican Donald Trump up 44.6 to 43.5. I do not believe the level of the poll (i.e., the head-to-head value), but I believe there is a lot of information in the movement of the poll. The sharp movement toward Trump over the last few days does mean a movement toward Trump among the respondents in their panel, but their actual value of Trump up by 0.9 percentage points could be way...
  • Governor Brown signs High-Speed Rail Property Sale Notification bill into law

    08/23/2016 11:25:15 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 16 replies
    abc30.com ^ | 8/23/16 | abc30.com
    The bill, authored by Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford), will give previous owners of property, once thought to be in one of the many proposed paths of High-Speed Rail, the opportunity to buy it back if the state is selling it. The new law will require the High-Speed Rail Authority (HSRA) to notify previous property owners when it plans to sell unneeded property, then wait 30 days before selling it.
  • Green Party’s Jill Stein: Clinton email gaffe endangered CIA agents

    08/23/2016 11:18:25 AM PDT · by Innovative · 14 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Aug. 23, 2016 | Stephen Dinan
    Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein blasted Hillary Clinton’s emails, saying Tuesday that the former secretary of state risked the lives of CIA secret agents and crossed the line in mixing her family’s personal business with her duties as chief diplomat. Ms. Stein appears intent on not repeating the mistakes of Sen. Bernard Sanders, who refused to question Mrs. Clinton’s “damn emails” and lost to her in the Democratic primary.
  • Man upset after niece brings home waiver to ‘be excused from reciting’ Pledge

    08/23/2016 10:45:40 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 32 replies
    A Florida man is upset after his niece brought home a Pledge of Allegiance waiver that asked parents to sign and return the form if they’d like their child to “be excused from reciting” it. It read: “I understand my rights as a parent and I request that my child, noted above, be excused from reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. This request includes standing and placing his/her right hand over his/her heart.” In frustration, Micah Brienen took to Facebook last Thursday. “My niece brought this home from school today…What is happening to our country?!?” he said in the post. Brienen’s...
  • Chris Matthews Suggests Trump ‘In the Bunker’ Like ‘Third Reich’

    08/23/2016 10:24:21 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 45 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    In recent days, Donald Trump has made a concerted effort to moderate the tone, and some would say the substance, of his campaign. So how does a notable member of the MSM reward him? By analogizing him in explicit terms to a Nazi. On Monday evening’s Hardball, Matthews asked if Trump is “in the bunker?” Making the Nazi analogy clear, Matthews said that “somebody compared him to Downfall, the movie about the end of the Third Reich.” Matthews admitted: “it’s never fair to do that,” but that of course didn’t stop him, as he suggested that “he’s in the bunker...
  • Politico: Obama to Skip Clinton Global Initiative Meeting (Via Breitbart)

    08/23/2016 10:18:23 AM PDT · by maggief · 5 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 23, 2016
    Edward-Isaac Dovere writes in Politico that President Obama is eschewing any appearance at the final annual meeting of the scandal-plagued Clinton Global Initiative. The Clinton Global Initiative is shutting down, but President Barack Obama won’t be there to say farewell. Though Obama will be in New York the week in mid-September, he’s skipping an appearance at the annual— and final — meeting of Bill Clinton’s post-presidential project, which brought together business and world leaders for the last 12 years. Obama attended for either a speech or other event every year for the first six of his presidency until 2015, following...
  • Barry Chamish passes away

    08/23/2016 10:12:48 AM PDT · by Sheapdog · 6 replies
    Arutz Sheva Israel National News ^ | 2016/08/23 | Arutz Sheva Staff
    Writer and conspiracy theorist Barry Chamish passed away this Tuesday from an apparent heart attack. He was 64 years old. Relatives say Chamish was found lifeless in his Florida apartment on Tuesday. No time has yet been set for the funeral. “With great sadness I must announce the passing of my father, the journalist and writer Barry Chamish, age 64,” Chamish’s son, Ariel, announced via Facebook. Born in Winnipeg, Canada, Chamish moved to Israel in 1975, becoming a freelance writer and author of more than a dozen books. His work appeared in a number of popular American publications, including The...
  • Our World: Soros' campaign of global chaos [Hillary's BIGGEST donor!]

    08/23/2016 9:58:37 AM PDT · by CivilWarBrewing · 20 replies
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | August 22, 2016 | Caroline B. Glick
    'The first thing that we see is the megalomaniacal nature of Soros’s philanthropic project. No corner of the globe is unaffected by his efforts. No policy area is left untouched.' Major media outlets in the US have ignored the leak of thousands of emails from billionaire George Soros’s Open Society Foundation by the activist hacker group DCLeaks. The OSF is the vehicle through which Soros has funneled billions of dollars over the past two decades to non-profit organizations in the US and throughout the world.
  • Ohio inmate who survived '09 execution appeals to high court

    08/23/2016 9:41:45 AM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 75 replies
    Associated Press ^ | August 23, 2016 | Associated Press
    COLUMBUS, Ohio — A condemned Ohio killer who survived a 2009 botched execution is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to declare that a second attempt to put him to death would be unconstitutional. Lawyers for death row inmate Romell Broom argue that giving the state prisons agency a second chance would amount to cruel and unusual punishment and double jeopardy. A divided Ohio Supreme Court rejected Broom's arguments in March. Broom's attorneys appealed that ruling earlier this month to the U.S. Supreme Court and filed notice of that appeal on Monday with the state court. The state stopped Broom's execution...
  • Caster Semenya returns home to heroes’ welcome:

    08/23/2016 9:23:42 AM PDT · by originalbuckeye · 11 replies
    Dailymailonline ^ | 8/23/16 | By Jane Flanagan, Mark Duell, Claire Duffin and David
    Controversial South Africa runner gives her gold medal to her adoring wife to look after as she is mobbed on return from Rio Controversial runner Caster Semenya arrived home to South Africa today after her predictably dominant victory in the women’s 800-metre race at Rio 2016. The athlete handed her gold medal to her wife Violet Raseboya after arriving at Johannesburg Airport following the row over her involvement in the Olympics. Semenya, 25, who once had to undergo humiliating gender testing to prove she was female, took gold and set a new national record of one minute 55 seconds. Johannesburg...
  • ‘NO’ German girls given TEMPORARY TATTOOS to help prevent swimming pool sex attacks

    08/23/2016 9:21:56 AM PDT · by RightGeek · 52 replies
    Express (UK) ^ | 8/23/2016 | Zoie O'Brien
    YOUNG girls are being given temporary tattoos in swimming pools spelling out word “NO” after a spate of sex attacks at public baths. The small press-on designs also sport angel-like wings and are part of a new prevention campaign launched in the Bodensee district in the state of Baden-Wurttemberg. Veronika Wascher-Goggerle, the Women's and Family representative of the district, is behind the launch and said the press-on tattoos would also help raise awareness over the growing issue of sex attacks in swimming pools. The Bodenseekreis is famous for its bathing and boasts numerous indoor and outdoor swimming pools. Alleged...
  • North Korea Threatens to Turn U.S., South Korea into ‘Heap of Ashes’

    08/23/2016 9:06:53 AM PDT · by PROCON · 22 replies
    freebeacon.com ^ | Aug. 22, 2016 | Natalie Johnson
    North Korea warned Monday that it would launch a preemptive nuclear attack against the U.S. and South Korea if they showed the “slightest sign of aggression” toward Pyongyang while conducting their annual military drills. The North’s Foreign Ministry said its “first-strike” units are prepared to conduct retaliatory strikes on South Korean and U.S. forces, threatening to turn the two nations into “a heap of ashes.” The 12-day Ulchi Freedom Guardian command and control drills began Monday with 25,000 American troops and 50,000 South Korean soldiers participating, according to both militaries. Washington and Seoul have insisted that the exercises are defensive...
  • Dear FRiends, We need your continuing support to keep FR going strong. [FReepathon thread LIV]

    08/23/2016 8:59:39 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 29 replies
    Click here to donate via secure server ^ | August 23, 2016 | Jim Robinson
    FR is funded solely by contributions made by the liberty loving patriots who love and use it. We are beholden to no political party. No advertisers, no outsiders, no sugar daddies, no corporate string pullers. No commercial ads. No annoying pop-ups. No ad tracking. No mail campaigns. No spam. Definitely no government subsidies or tax breaks. We are self-funded, fiercely independent and enjoy our freedom to speak plainly in the support of God, family, country, liberty!! But we cannot exist without you. Every donation counts no matter how big or small. If you can donate $5, $10, $20, $100 or...
  • Found you! NASA re-establishes contact with missing spacecraft

    08/23/2016 8:45:08 AM PDT · by plain talk · 21 replies
    CNN online ^ | August 23, 2016 | Sheena McKenzie
    Despite almost two years of silence, NASA never stopped searching for its long lost spacecraft STEREO-B. NASA announced Sunday that it had re-established contact with STEREO-B after communications were lost in October 2014. Contact with the spacecraft -- which works in tandem with a second spacecraft STEREO-A to study the sun -- was lost during a test of one of its timers. Launched in October 2006, the STEREO mission includes two spacecraft -- one ahead of Earth in its orbit, the other behind -- tasked with monitoring the flow of energy and matter from the sun to Earth. The spacecrafts...
  • Why Donald Trump Picked Kellyanne Conway to Manage his Campaign

    08/23/2016 8:42:50 AM PDT · by TangledUpInBlue · 40 replies
    Time Magazine ^ | 8/22 | Alex Altman and Zeke J Miller
    Now Conway is advising another candidate with a penchant for provocative remarks. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump named Conway his campaign manager on Aug. 17, just weeks after she joined his effort as a senior adviser. The decision already appears to be paying off. In the week since elevating the veteran GOP strategist, Trump has tried to tame his tongue. He has swapped freewheeling speeches for TelePrompTers and policy addresses, expressed regret for unspecified offenses and signaled that he may be considering a softer position on illegal immigration. He even traveled to Louisiana for a conventional candidate photo-op, where he...
  • Public University Hosts Blacks-only Student Retreat – To Promote Inclusion

    08/23/2016 8:07:20 AM PDT · by Iron Munro · 23 replies
    The College Fix ^ | 8-23-16 | Michael McGrady
    California State University Fresno recently held a three-day student retreat for black students that aimed to foster inclusion and help incoming African American students adjust to college life and get involved in the campus community. The inaugural “Harambee Student Retreat,” which took place Aug.14 through Aug 17, was free to participating students, who enjoyed housing, meals, workshops and activities meant to help aid in the “successful transition of incoming African American/Black students to Fresno State,” the university’s website states. About 40 new students plus about a dozen returning students took part, and about $16,000 was set aside in the university’s...
  • UPI/CVoter poll: Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump hold steady in virtual tie

    08/23/2016 8:01:41 AM PDT · by usafa92 · 29 replies
    UPI/CVoter ^ | 8/23/2016 | Eric DuVall
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- The UPI/CVoter daily presidential tracking poll released Tuesday shows Hillary Clinton leading Donald Trump by less than 1 percentage point for a second consecutive day. The online poll shows 47.98 for Clinton, compared to 47.24 for Trump. Each candidate dropped two-tenths of a point in Tuesday's poll, with the percentage of "others" increasing by four-tenths. "Others" in the poll are defined as respondents who decline to pick either Clinton or Trump. The UPI/CVoter online tracking poll surveys about 200 people each day, leading to a sample size of roughly 1,400 people during any seven-day span....
  • Carville on Clinton Fdn Critics: ‘Somebody Is Going to Hell Over This’

    08/23/2016 7:55:42 AM PDT · by maggief · 84 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 23, 2016 | JEFF POOR
    Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Democratic strategist and long-time Clinton booster James Carville criticized those who call into question the dealing of the Clinton Foundation under Bill and Hillary Clinton because of potential conflicts of interest. Carville argued the pros outweighed the cons when it came to the Clinton Foundation raising money given the Clintons’ circumstances. “Look, the good would be that we wouldn’t be gabbing about it here,” Carville said. “The bad would be that we would be out hundreds of millions of dollars that are doing good. What the Clinton Foundation does is it takes money from rich...
  • Trump courts minority voters

    08/23/2016 7:52:15 AM PDT · by 20yearsofinternet · 3 replies
    The Hill ^ | 8/23/2016 | Jonathan Easley
    Donald Trump is ramping up outreach to blacks and Hispanics as he seeks to close a massive gap with Hillary Clinton among the minority voters who have shunned his campaign. In speeches and at rallies, the Republican presidential nominee is directly appealing to African-Americans for the first time, making the case that Democratic policies have harmed the black community. Trump is also reaching out to Hispanic voters, convening meetings with leaders in the community as he mulls making changes to what has been a hard-line stance on immigration that has been focused on building a wall on the Mexican border...
  • Hillary’s Health: Is Voters’ Presidential Choice Really Trump vs. Kaine?

    08/23/2016 7:42:38 AM PDT · by VitacoreVision · 48 replies
    The New American ^ | 23 August 2016 | Selwyn Duke
    The signs are all there: bizarre coughing fits, falls, failure to return to a debate stage on time, requiring help up stairs, and what many describe as seizures and blackouts. Hillary Clinton is running what may be a truly historic campaign, as she is possibly the most unhealthy major party nominee to ever seek our nation’s highest office. Yet the media are predictably incurious about the true state of her health as they and her handlers try to drag her across the November 8 finish line — even though electing her could leave us with a President Tim Kaine.The latest...
  • What Facebook REALLY knows about you: Firm reveals the 98 pieces of data it uses to target ads...

    08/23/2016 7:40:27 AM PDT · by snarkpup · 41 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | Updated: 16:50 EST, 22 August 2016 | Stacy Liberatore
    Facebook users are constantly being bombarded with ads, but sometimes one shows up on the screen that is so well-suited, it's as if the site has tapped into your thoughts. ... 'The majority of promoted topics that I see in my Facebook feed are relevant to my interests, and they're worth clicking on more often.' However, others are not sold that Facebook's methods are completely innocent. Peter Eckersley, the chief computer scientist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, calls them 'the most invasive in the world.' 'Facebook's business model is to amass as much first-party and third-party data on you as...
  • Special Report on U.S.-Israeli Relations [radio]

    08/23/2016 7:36:49 AM PDT · by Randall_S
    USA Transnational Report ^ | August 20, 2016 | USA Transnational Report
    IMPRESSIONS OF ISRAEL TODAY US-ISRAELI RELATIONS LIVE Saturday (8/20) 8 AM EST!!! This Saturday, we bring you a special edition of the USA Transnational Report, broadcast live from Israel. While the United States is in the midst of one of the most, if not the most, consequential presidential elections in modern history, the Middle East is undergoing fundamental changes that will shape its future. Israel's relationship with its Arab neighbors, including Egypt, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia, is closer than at any other time. This is, at least in part, due to the rising influence and stature of Iran in the...
  • Mike Rowe exposes snobbery of anti-Trump journalists

    08/23/2016 7:18:34 AM PDT · by rktman · 29 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 8/23/2016 | Thomas Lifson
    If Donald Trump should win the presidency, I hope he will be able to prevail upon Mike Rowe to be his Secretary of Education and lead a desperately needed reform and restructuring of American education. For Rowe understands the serious harm being inflicted upon Americans by the worship of college as the essential first step into the workforce, and the utter disdain and lack of support for vocation skill training. But Rowe’s vision is far greater. He also spots political bias, and on his Facebook page has written a delicious response to journalists who harp on Donald Trump’s base being...
  • Schilling could be Mass. GOP's dog in Senate hunt

    08/23/2016 7:09:55 AM PDT · by luke1825 · 3 replies
    lowell sun ^ | august 28 | peter lucas
    You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog. That is a quote often attributed to President Harry S Truman, although he was not the first, or the last, politician to utter the remark. It is a remark that could also be used for politics in general, as in: You want a friend in politics. Get a dog, or maybe two. You will need all the friends you can get
  • Hillary Clinton Tells Jimmy Kimmel Health Rumors Are ‘Wacky Strategy’ Against Her

    08/23/2016 7:07:07 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 33 replies
    Variety ^ | August 23, 2016 | Senior Editor Ted Johnson
    Hillary Clinton, appearing on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on Monday, said that rumors that she is in ill health are part of a “wacky strategy” against her. “Back in October, the National Enquirer said I would be dead in six months. So with every breath I take I feel like I have a new lease on life,” Clinton quipped to Kimmel, according to CNN and other reports. “I don’t know why they are saying this. I think on the one hand it is part of the wacky strategy — just say all these crazy things and maybe you can get some...
  • Judge Jeanine 8/21/16 FULL: Trump Comeback, Clinton Corruption & Crimes (surprise!)

    08/23/2016 6:50:27 AM PDT · by GilGil · 2 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/21/2016 | Jeaninie Pirro
    Justice with Judge Jeanine Pirro 8/21/16 full episode: Donald Trump comeback, Clinton Corruption, Hillary Clinton under oath, Hillary Clinton's aide Huma Abedin was on three different salaries that included the Clinton Foundation and the State Department plus a company Bill Clinton is connected with which breaks ethics rules, Judge Jeanine talks to Donald Trump's economic advisor, a Hillary Clinton supporter tries to defend her crimes. Fox News - Justice with Judge Jeanine Pirro - August 21, 2016 - Full Episode
  • Pictures Showing China's Type 055 Next Gen Destroyer Under Construction in Shanghai

    08/23/2016 6:44:16 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 9 replies
    Navy Recognition ^ | 22 August 2016
    Recent pictures from China confirm that the first hull of the next generation Type 055 Guided-Missile Destroyer (DDG) for the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN or Chinese Navy) entered final assembly stage at the Jiangnan Changxing naval shipyard located near Shanghai. The information is reported from our colleagues from East Pendulum. Through photos taken by Shanghai-based spotters, we can witness the chronological assembly of the first Chinese destroyer displacing over 10,000 t: October 2015: Type 055's First construction block emerges May 2016: Spotter's picture showing an entire section: Large aft module showing an helicopter pad (left) and hangar (right) at...
  • Donald Trump’s latest act of media intimidation sets an alarming precedent

    08/23/2016 6:41:07 AM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 62 replies
    The Washington Compost ^ | August 22, 2016 | Callum Borchers
    Donald Trump has hired the lawyer who helped Hulk Hogan win an invasion-of-privacy case against Gawker and given him a new mission: threaten legal action against several media outlets that picked up a Slovenian magazine's report claiming that Melania Trump worked as an escort in the 1990s. The website Liberal America on Monday posted a letter it received from Hollywood attorney Charles Harder demanding a retraction and an apology. Politico reported that at least three other news organizations, including London's Daily Mail, received the same notice, which warns that Melania Trump will "institute immediate legal proceedings against you" if her...
  • State Department Can't Answer Clinton Foundation Questions! Bows Head in Shame! 8/22/16

    08/23/2016 6:15:04 AM PDT · by GilGil · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/22/2016 | Fox News
    State Department Can't Answer Clinton Foundation Questions! Bows Head in Shame! 8/22/16 State Department spokesman Mark Turner has an extremely hard time answering questions about Hillary Clinton, the Clinton Foundation, and possible pay to play with the State Department after more new emails expose the corruption. Fox News - State Department Responds to Clinton Foundation Questions - August 22, 2016
  • Trump’s Campaign Calendar Bewilders Professional Politico’s…

    08/23/2016 6:07:01 AM PDT · by GilGil · 19 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | 8/23/2016 | Sundance
    A well-informed and ‘outside-the-beltway’ follower of current political events laughs at the “lagging in the polls” part. I digress…. “media-polls“, it’s all the Pavlovian Political Class know to guide them. Pavlovian Journalism: Hear bell – Push Button – Wait for Pellet. “BING” Repeat. Trump has solidly added Florida, Pennsylvania and Ohio to his column. Virginia is a “more than likely“, and the rest of 2012 are all solid. Essentially, with 80 days to go – a confident Trump, without grand or indulgent prose, is doing what all exceptionally professional business leaders do. Look at the horizon, create and make adjustments...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Missing: FBI files linking Hillary Clinton to the 'suicide' of White House counsel

    08/23/2016 5:59:52 AM PDT · by detective · 74 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 23 August 2016 | Ronald Kessler
    Truncated title. Full title: EXCLUSIVE: Missing: FBI files linking Hillary Clinton to the 'suicide' of White House counsel Vince Foster have vanished from the National Archives FBI agents' reports of interviews documenting that Hillary Clinton's stinging humiliation of her friend and mentor Vince Foster in front of White House aides triggered his suicide a week later are missing from the National Archives, Daily Mail Online has learned exclusively. On two separate occasions, this author visited the National Archives and Records Service in College Park, Md., to review the reports generated by FBI agents assigned to investigate the 1993 death of...
  • Ex-Fox News host files lawsuit against Roger Ailes, others (Andrea Tantaros on Sexual Harrassment)

    08/23/2016 5:56:53 AM PDT · by xzins · 91 replies
    Wichita Eagle ^ | 23 Aug 16 | AP
    Former Fox News host Andrea Tantaros says in a lawsuit she was sexually harassed by former network chief Roger Ailes and other top executives. Former Fox News host Andrea Tantaros says in a lawsuit she was sexually harassed by former network chief Roger Ailes and other top executives. She says in the suit that the network "operates like a sex-fueled, Playboy mansion-like cult, steeped in intimidation, indecency and misogyny."
  • LEFT WORKS HARD TO HIDE HILLARY HEALTH ISSUES

    08/23/2016 5:20:53 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 32 replies
    1776 Coalition ^ | 8/23/2016 | Patrick Howley/Breitbart
    New York Times tech columnist Farhad Manjoo is calling on Google to “fix” its search engine results to hide evidence of Hillary Clinton’s failing health. “Go online and put down, ‘Hillary Clinton illness,’ and take a look at the videos yourself,” Rudy Giuliani recently said on Fox News, during an argument about how sick Clinton really is. Manjoo of the Times called for Google to “fix” the problem of search results possibly hurting the Democratic nominee. “Google should fix this. It shouldn’t give quarter to conspiracy theorists,” Manjoo tweeted. A Google search for “Hillary Clinton illness,” following Giuliani’s comments and...