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  • About A Third Of Bernie Sandersís Supporters Still Arenít Backing Hillary Clinton

    08/08/2016 12:47:46 PM PDT · by MaxistheBest · 12 replies
    FiveThirtyEight ^ | 08/08/2016 | Harry Enten
    One of the big questions heading into the Democratic National Convention late last month was whether Hillary Clinton could rally Bernie Sanders supporters to her side. Before the convention, many Sanders supporters said they would support Clinton in a two-way matchup against Donald Trump, but when pollsters offered them third-party candidates as an option, they abandoned her. Then, on the first night of the convention, Sanders gave his big speech urging his voters to support Clinton, and we can now see that the convention did help persuade some Sanders voters to switch. But about a third of Sandersís voters are...
  • How The Trump Family Became The New Camelot In Four Days

    07/23/2016 6:04:05 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 127 replies ^ | July 23, 2013 | Liz Crokin
    The political conventions seem to birth new political stars every four years and this yearís Republican National Convention was no different. In 2004, a virtually unknown senator from Chicago gave an electric speech at the Democratic National Convention that thrust him into the international spotlight and set him on a path to the White House. That man was President Barack Obama. This yearís GOP convention didnít just produce a new rising star -- it birthed a whole dynasty of superstars. The world now knows why political pundits have been calling Donald Trumpís family members his secret weapon. Trumpís wife and...
  • Trump: Ted Cruz Ruined His Career, I Don't Want His Endorsement! "What Difference Does It Make?"

    07/22/2016 9:04:57 AM PDT · by i88schwartz · 138 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | July 22, 2016 | RealClearPolitics
    At a victory event on Friday morning Republican nominee for president Donald Trump thanked supporters and took a shot at Sen. Ted Cruz for his speech Wednesday night at the RNC where he did not endorse the candidate and said to "vote your conscience." "I don't want his endorsement. I don't want his endorsement. Ted, stay home, relax, enjoy yourself."
  • Trump: I wouldn't accept Cruz endorsement

    07/22/2016 8:20:28 AM PDT · by Donglalinger · 40 replies
    Politico ^ | 7/22/2016 | Nick Gass
    Donald Trump would not accept Ted Cruz's endorsement even if he offered it to him, the Republican nominee said Friday, two days after the Texas senator declined to back him in epic fashion during his convention speech. "He's fine. I don't want his endorsement. If he gives it, I will not accept it, just so you understand. I will not accept it," Trump said.
  • African cardinal rebukes Cardinal Marxís call for apology to homosexuals

    06/29/2016 8:28:40 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 25 replies
    Life Site News ^ | June 28, 2016 | Claire Chretien
    In a pithy tweet on Saturday, a prominent South African cardinal rebuked German Cardinal Reinhard Marxís claim that the Church should ďapologizeĒ to homosexuals. ďGod help us! Next weíll have to apologise for teaching that adultery is a sin! Political Correctness (PC) is todayís major heresy!Ē Cardinal Wilfrid Fox Napier tweeted. Napier posted his tweet in response to African pro-life and pro-family activist Obianuju Ekeocha, the founder of Culture of Life Africa, who tweeted an Irish Times article about Marxís comments. Marx, the Archbishop of Munich and Freising, said that up until ďvery recentlyĒ the Catholic Church had been ďvery...
  • Condi Rice rules out being Trumpís VP

    06/17/2016 7:36:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 62 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | June 17, 2016 | Olivier Knox, Chief Washington Correspondent
    Condoleezza Rice, who served George W. Bush as national security adviser and then secretary of state, has zero interest in being Donald Trumpís running mate, her chief of staff said Friday. ďDr. Rice has repeatedly said in past cycles as well as this one, sheís not interested in being vice president,Ē Georgia Godfrey told Yahoo News in a statement. ďSheís happy at Stanford and plans to stay.Ē Rice will also stay away from Cleveland, where Republicans are expected to anoint the volatile entrepreneur as their candidate. ďShe does not plan to go to the convention,Ē Godfrey said. Since President Bush...
  • Iím not the right person to challenge Trump and Hillary... (David French)

    06/05/2016 6:01:54 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 141 replies
    National Review ^ | June 5, 2016 | David French
    Here is a sentence I never thought Iíd type: After days of prayer, reflection, and serious study of the possibilities, I am not going to run as an independent candidate for president of the United States. I gave it serious thought ó as a pretty darn obscure lawyer, writer, and veteran ó only because we live in historic times. Never before have both parties failed so spectacularly, producing two dishonest, deceitful candidates who should be disqualified from running for town council, much less leader of the free world.
  • Conservatives rebuff Kristolís third-party pick

    06/01/2016 1:39:22 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 90 replies
    The Hill ^ | June 1, 2016 | Alexander Bolton
    A group of prominent conservative activists, including the writer and radio host Erick Erickson, arenít satisfied with Bill Kristolís suggestion of David French as a third party candidate and are still looking for another alternative to Donald Trump. The activists are working separately from Kristol, the editor of The Weekly Standard who favors French, according to two sources familiar with the discussions. ďWeíre not going to be jumping on board with what Kristol is doing,Ē said a person involved in the discussions. ďWe learned about this from the media along with everyone else.Ē Organizers of the self-described Conservative Against...
  • UnitedHealth pulls out of Obamacare in California

    05/31/2016 2:51:50 PM PDT · by Tilted Irish Kilt · 20 replies ^ | 5/31/16 | By Robert King
    UnitedHealth is exiting California's Obamacare exchange as part of its exodus from the law's individual marketplaces. The state's Obamacare exchange, Covered California, told Kaiser Health News on Tuesday that the largest U.S. insurer is leaving the entire individual market in the state. Obamacare comprises a majority of the individual market, which is for people who don't get insurance through their job. UnitedHealth has been in the exchange for only about a year and has about 1,200 enrollees. Covered California had more than 425,000 people enroll overall in the latest open enrollment period. Earlier this year, UnitedHealth announced it was leaving...
  • ĎStraight into the paper shredder:í Texans decry Obama schools directive about transgender bathrooms

    05/13/2016 6:13:44 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 76 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | May 13, 2016 | Katie Mettler
    News of the presidentís forthcoming directive requiring educators to let students use bathrooms according to their gender identity ó not their birth certificate ó offered a welcome set of guidelines to some school administrators Thursday night about how they ought to proceed amidst the ongoing legal and cultural bathroom battle embroiling the nation. As Obamaís time in the White House ticks away, the president wants his administration to leave a legacy of social reform, especially when it comes to issues like same-sex marriage, immigration, healthcare, clean air and climate change. Because Congress is under Republican control, Obama has mostly had...
  • George W. and George H. W. Bush to skip convention

    05/04/2016 4:54:19 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 123 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05.04.2016 | Ben Kasimar
    Both Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush will not attend this summer's Republican convention, spokesmen confirmed to The Hill.
  • Hillary Clinton Rejects 'Endorsement' From Koch Brother

    04/25/2016 2:24:34 PM PDT · by detective · 23 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | ALEXANDER MALLIN
    Hillary Clinton's campaign has responded to a recent ABC News interview with billionaire Charles Koch, in which the GOP donor suggested he might prefer Clinton over the remaining Republican candidates. "Not interested in endorsements from people who deny climate science and try to make it harder for people to vote," the campaign tweeted on Clinton's account.
  • Paul Ryan: I do not want, nor will I accept GOP nomination

    04/12/2016 12:31:41 PM PDT · by maggief · 77 replies
    CNBC ^ | April 12, 2016 | Everett Rosenfeld
    House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday that he would absolutely not be drafted as a presidential candidate. As businessman Donald Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas and Ohio Gov. John Kasich vie to win the GOP's nomination, many pundits had speculated that Ryan could have entered the fray during a brokered Republican National Convention in July. "I do not want, nor will I accept the nomination," Ryan said. "Period. End of story."
  • Paul Ryan to formally rule out White House bid

    04/12/2016 9:13:29 AM PDT · by rdl6989 · 37 replies
    politico ^ | April 12. 2016 | Jake Sherman
    House Speaker Paul Ryan will hold a news conference Tuesday afternoon to again definitively rule out a White House bid this year, according to an aide. Ryan will appear at the Republican National Committee's headquarters on Capitol Hill Tuesday at 3:15 p.m.
  • Fidel Castro to Obama: We don't need your 'presents'

    03/28/2016 6:24:00 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 42 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar 28, 2016 9:12 AM EDT | Michael Weissenstein
    Fidel Castro responded Monday to President Barack Obamaís historic trip to Cuba with a long, bristling letter recounting the history of U.S. aggression against Cuba, writing that ďwe donít need the empire to give us any presents.Ē The 1,500-word letter in state media titled ďBrother ObamaĒ was Castroís first response to the presidentís three-day visit last week, in which the American president said he had come to bury the two countriesí history of Cold War hostility. [Ö] Obamaís visit was intended to build irreversible momentum behind his opening with Cuba and to convince the Cuban people and the Cuban government...
  • Enough Is Enough-Bobby Jindal Walks Away From #NeverTrump Camp

    03/23/2016 2:27:33 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 22 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 3-23-2016 | sundance
    Political battles are not that much different from traditional wars and battles. Most of the attention is always focused on what‚Äôs visible, what you can see, the consequences.However, it‚Äôs far away from the geography where the real stakes are determined. Three levels: #1) The actual fighting, the battle space. #2) The assembly of Generals at HQ. #3) The cloistered closed-door meetings where the politicians decide.The media keeps everyone focused on #1, it‚Äôs easier ‚Äď there are ‚Äúsides‚ÄĚ etc. But the GOPe roadmap, and the eye-opening ‚ÄúSplitter Strategy‚ÄĚ, was found by focusing intense sunlight upon #3.Now‚Ķ ‚ĶWhen the stakes are...
  • Did John Kasich Just Say No To A Mitt Romney Endorsement

    03/14/2016 11:08:39 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 65 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 3/14/16 | Tyler Durden
    Is a Romney endorsement for Kasich ahead of the critical Tuesday Ohio primary a kiss of death? Perhaps. Moments ago, the WSJ reported that Mitt Romney is planning to endorse John Kasich later today in Ohio, citing Kasich. -snip- Kasich may have just gotten cold feet, because according to the following note by Reuters, either the WSJ is wrong, or Kasich had a prompt change of heart about Mitt's endorsement.
  • Paul Ryan not interested in presidential run this year

    03/04/2016 4:53:25 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 30 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar 4, 2016 6:35 PM EST | Alan Fram
    Amid extraordinary Republican infighting over Donald Trump, the word from House Speaker Paul Ryan is nope, he's not running for president. The professed lack of interest from Ryan, R-Wis., came Friday in a letter from a lawyer representing him to the Federal Election Commission. The note by Timothy E. Kronquist disavows the Committee to Draft Speaker Ryan, a political action committee that filed papers with the FEC on Thursday. "The speaker has not, and does not, explicitly or implicitly, authorize, endorse, or otherwise approve of the organization's formation or activities, and he is not involved with the organization in any...
  • Jeb Would Not Consider VP Post for a President Trump

    02/20/2016 5:14:27 PM PST · by kevcol · 79 replies
    Newsmax ^ | February 20, 2016 | Cathy Burke
    Governor, would you consider being Donald Trump's vice president?" Bush was asked at a campaign stop. "No," the former Florida governor instantly shot back, eliciting laughter from supporters, including South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham.
  • Trump's Dishonest Iraq War Revisionism

    02/15/2016 4:17:11 PM PST · by gwjack · 151 replies
    National Review ^ | 2/15/2016 | Charles C. W. Cooke
    onald Trump‚Äôs star turn as an unexpected ally of Code Pink was widely panned last Saturday evening. Standing next to Jeb Bush at the Republican party‚Äôs fractious South Carolina debate, Trump seemed determined to indulge the most idiosyncratic of the anti-war movement‚Äôs critiques. The invasion of Iraq, he proposed, was based upon a ‚Äúlie.‚ÄĚ Its advocates, he submitted, were engaged not in a mistake, but in a conspiracy. And, worst of all, George W. Bush was to blame for 9/11. Read more at:
  • NEW HAMPSHIRE HATES HILLARY (CNN poll results - title Drudge)

    02/09/2016 7:47:09 AM PST · by RummyChick · 38 replies
    Drudge via CNN ^ | 2/9 | Drudge via CNN
  • ‚ÄėStraight Outta Compton‚Äô Star Corey Hawkins to Topline Fox‚Äôs ‚Äô24‚Äô Spinoff

    01/25/2016 3:00:48 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 18 replies
    Variety ^ | January 25, 2016 | Elizabeth Wagmeister
    Corey Hawkins will star in the pilot for ‚Äú24: Legacy‚ÄĚ ‚ÄĒ the ‚Äú24‚ÄĚ revival series in the works at Fox ‚ÄĒ Variety has learned. The ‚ÄúStraight Outta Compton‚ÄĚ alum has nabbed the leading role of Eric Carter in the pilot. As previously reported, the new ‚Äú24‚ÄĚ will not bring back Kiefer Sutherland‚Äôs Jack Bauer, so while Hawkins‚Äô character is not a direct replacement, he will topline the potential series. (Sources tell Variety that while only a pilot has been ordered, ‚Äú24: Legacy‚ÄĚ is expected to land a 13-episode order.) Described as strong and smart, Eric came from a very rough...
  • Supreme Court refuses to take another Obamacare case

    01/19/2016 9:26:51 AM PST · by PROCON · 42 replies
    washingtontimes ^ | Jan. 19, 2016 | Tom Howell Jr.
    The Supreme Court refused Tuesday to take up an appeal that says Congress flouted the Constitution by kick-starting Obamacare in the wrong chamber. Justices have already weighed in on the Affordable Care Act's mandates, government subsidies and birth control rules, but declined to wade into a bid by a conservative group to scrap the entire law based on the origination clause drafted by the Founding Fathers. The Pacific Legal Foundation said the Affordable Care Act of 2010 raises hundreds of billions in taxes, making it a revenue bill subject to the founders' vision for which chamber should act first. Since...
  • Freed Iranians Never Boarded Flight Out of US

    01/19/2016 11:16:00 AM PST · by GIdget2004 · 21 replies
    ABC News ^ | 01/19/2016 | JUSTIN FISHEL and MIKE LEVINE
    It turns out that so-called "prisoner swap" with Iran didn‚Äôt involve much of a swap. When given the chance, none of the Iranians freed from U.S. custody chose to return to Iran, according to U.S. officials familiar with the negotiations. As the United States and Iran secretly negotiated the terms of a deal that culminated with a "prisoner swap" this weekend, both parties agreed they would fly their prisoners to Geneva, Switzerland, for the exchange ‚Äď a neutral country that for years has worked as a diplomatic mediator between the two adversaries. After an hours-long and nerve-wracking delay, a Swiss...
  • Is Cruz more dangerous than Trump? (Trump supporters should read this)

    12/21/2015 8:53:57 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 49 replies
    The Marietta Daily Journal ^ | December 21, 2015 | Bill Press
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  • Ted Cruz Campaign Head Credits Psychological Operations As Primary Source of Voter Support‚Ķ

    12/14/2015 4:42:05 AM PST · by dontreadthis · 45 replies
    the conservative treehouse ^ | December 13, 2015 | sundance
    We‚Äôre often asked why not just unmask candidate Ted Cruz and lay bare with all of the gathered research on his manipulative intents. The simplest answer can be found in the following analogy some might be familiar with: ‚Ķ‚ÄĚhave you ever tried to convince a 17-year-old teenager their boyfriend is wrong for them‚ÄĚ?‚Ķ There are some things you make a decision not to do, choosing instead to watch people awaken on their own, at their own pace. Preferring to support them after the awakening. Ted Cruz, as a known toxic entity, is one of those type of examples. What Campaign...
  • Ben Carson says the Terri Schiavo case was ‚Äėmuch ado about nothing‚Äô

    11/13/2015 5:19:57 PM PST · by markomalley · 199 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 11/13/15 | Ed O'Keefe
    Leading Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson believes that federal and state official overreacted in the case of Terri Schiavo, a Florida woman who died in 2005 as her husband and family battled over whether to keep her alive despite her vegetative state.The case roiled the state of Florida and sparked an emotional national debate about the ethics, politics and spiritual significance of her life and death.(snip)After speaking at a Republican Party conference here on Friday, a reporter asked Carson what he thought of the infamous case -- one that Bush speaks about occasionally as he mounts his own presidential campaign."We...
  • ABC reportedly bans gay dancing on 'Dancing with the Stars'

    11/12/2015 6:08:44 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 68 replies
    Business Insider ^ | November 12,2015 | Jethro Nededog
    ABC reportedly won't allow two men to dance as a couple together on "Dancing with the Stars." An openly gay singer, Who Is Fancy (yes, that is what he calls himself), is set to perform his new song, "Boys Like You," with Ariana Grande and Meghan Trainor on the reality competition show's November 23 episode. The song is about a man falling in love with another man, so the singer's choreographer wanted to have two men dancing with each other in the performance. But TMZ reported that ABC wasn't having it. According to the site's sources, a "DWTS" producer responded...
  • VP Joe Biden says he will not run for president in 2016

    10/21/2015 10:56:17 AM PDT · by yoe · 40 replies
    AP ^ | October 21, 2015 | JOSH LEDERMAN
    Vice President Joe Biden will not run for president in 2016, he said Wednesday, ending a months-long flirtation with a third White House campaign and setting him on a glide path toward the end of his decades-long political career.
  • Ariana Grande Sings Opera With Andrea Bocelli: Listen

    09/28/2015 6:03:57 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 43 replies
    The duet will appear on Bocelli's new album. Ariana Grande is a bona fide pop star but in her newest collaboration she's gone opera with Italian great Andrea Bocelli.
  • Oh yes: Some Romney donors still holding out hope heíll jump in and rescue the GOP

    09/01/2015 12:27:18 PM PDT · by Chgogal · 22 replies
    Hot Air ^ | September 1, 2015 | BY ALLAHPUNDIT
    The more you hate Romney the more you should want him in the race, not just for strategic reasons, because itíll split the center further, but for sheer comic value. If you think itís funny watching Trump invent new insults daily to question Bushís masculinity ó we canít be more than a week away from him calling Jeb ďlow TĒ ó then youíll have the time of your life watching him hassle Mitt as a choke artist whose piddling $300 million fortune would relegate him to carrying peopleís clubs at Mar-a-Lago. **************************** One Romney bundler puts the odds of him...
  • Murdoch begins Ďdraft Bloombergí movement as market uncertainty rises

    08/24/2015 1:16:49 PM PDT · by PreciousLiberty · 74 replies
    Yahoo Finance ^ | 8/24/2015 | Pras Subramanian
    The rumblings are beginning. Just as the Democratic party considers drafting a 2016 challenger into take on a floundering Hillary Clinton, GOP voices are speaking up about shaking up their primary race as well. Conservative stalwarts Bill Kristol is leaving the door open for an ďOctober surprise,Ē even suggesting the possibility that a business person, such as a ďsaner and sounderĒ version of Donald Trump, could emerge. Now enter a man who knows a thing or two of drumming up attention (and selling papers) - Rupert Murdoch. Just as massive stock drop has many investors eyeing the financial headlines, the...
  • Caitlyn Jenner Conquers Her Fear of Swimsuits: See Her White-Hot Style

    08/23/2015 6:52:21 AM PDT · by ETL · 76 replies
    UsWeekly ^ | August 10, 2015 | Rachel Torgerson - Celebrity Style
    Caitlyn Jenner Conquers Her Fear of Swimsuits: See Her White-Hot Style White-hot! After admitting her insecurities about wearing a bathing suit, Caitlyn Jenner conquered her fear and rocked a sexy one-piece on the Aug. 9 episode of her E! reality series, I Am Cait. For her swimsuit debut, Jenner opted for a white, one-shouldered monokini with intricate ties at the back. The former Olympian, 65, kept her hair in her blown-out, straight style and topped off the entire beachy look with a lace sarong and golden hoop earrings. Rocking a swimsuit was a tall order for Jenner, who had only...
  • Early Returns Show Greeks Reject Terms of E.U. Bailout

    07/05/2015 12:11:53 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 61 replies
    New York Times ^ | Sunday, July 5, 2015 | Suzanne Daley
    "I voted with my heart and also my mind," said Marie Triadafillou, who works in transportation logistics and voted yes. "I believe when you are in a union you cannot leave. We say in our country if the sheep leaves the flock it cannot live." ...Martin Schulz, the head of the European Parliament, who had offered at one point to come to Greece to campaign for a yes vote, said on Sunday that Greece would need to prepare to operate without the euro and with a parallel currency if there was a no vote on Sunday. While Greece would remain...
  • Sen. Ted Cruz returns donations from head of group linked to Charleston gunman

    06/26/2015 6:48:34 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies
    F ox News ^ | 06/26/2015
    Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz has returned money given to his campaign by the head of an organization linked to the suspected gunman in last week's Charleston church shooting. The Cruz campaign said in a statement obtained by Fox News that it was returning money donated by Earl Holt III, the head of the Council of Conservative Citizens. The donations were first reported by The Guardian. "Senator Cruz believes that there is no place for racism in society," the statement read. "Upon learning about Mr. Holt's background and his contributions to the campaign, he immediately instructed that all of...
  • Was Jeb dropped on head as a child?

    05/12/2015 7:50:13 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 20 replies
    Politico ^ | 05/12/2015 | Roger Simon
    Would you let Donald Trump tell you where to get a haircut? Would you take driving tips from Lindsay Lohan? Or ask Sarah Palinís advice about Ö anything? Whom we seek advice from reveals a lot about ourselves, our judgment, our common sense. So it was a shock over the past week when presidential candidate in training Jeb Bush divulged that his closest adviser on Mideast and Israeli affairs is George W. Bush. I actually blinked when I read that. George W. used to make jokes about his own intelligence. Or lack thereof. This was one of his favorite anecdotes:...
  • Eleanor Roosevelt had her ďHickĒ and Hillary Clinton has her ďEldieĒ

    05/12/2015 9:01:42 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 34 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 5/12/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    The mounting evidence that Hilary Clinton is bi-sexual will, of course, be ignored by the media who sees its first job as getting Democrats elected not telling the truth about anything. They have done this before. During Franklin Rooseveltís Administration his wife Eleanor carried on a very active extra marital sex life. The first glimpse of this was right before eyes of a decidedly disinterested press corps. They did their job and lied by omission to cover for their Democrat kingís queen. Eleanor Roosevelt had a flaming physical relationship with a 5í8Ē 200 pound cigar chopping ďbutchĒ named Lorena Hickok...
  • Why Ben Carson is the Perfect (Vice) Presidential Candidate

    05/12/2015 7:28:52 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 53 replies ^ | May 12, 2015 | Justin Haskins
    When Dr. Ben Carson took the stage at the 2013 National Prayer Breakfast, few would have guessed the prominent pediatric neurosurgeon from Johns Hopkins would be running for president just a few years later. His now famous‚ÄĒor infamous, depending on which side of the aisle you sit‚ÄĒbludgeoning of the Affordable Care Act, the Obama administration¬ís signature law, almost instantly went viral and put Carson on U.S. conservatives¬í radar.The newly anointed Tea Party hero presents a rare and exceptional mix of character, poise, and dazzling intelligence, all alongside a passionate Christian faith and love for the Constitution. It¬ís not surprising then...
  • There's 'lackluster interest' in Apple Watch, says UBS

    05/01/2015 8:34:06 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 50 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 05/01/2015 | Jay Yarow
    Interest in the Apple Watch is "tepid," says UBS analyst Steven Milunovich. Milunovich is lowering his estimates for Apple Watch sales in fiscal year 2016 based on "global search activity." He is predicting Apple sells 31 million Apple Watches, down from a previous estimate of 41 million. Apple's fiscal year starts in October. So, calendar Q4 is fiscal Q1 for Apple. Here's Milunovich explaining his thinking: Our latest Apple Watch Monitor continues to find lackluster interest as measured by global search activity. Watch supply has been limited, but our change is based on demand. We look for 11mn Watches to...
  • Toni Morrison: I want to see a White man convicted for raping a black woman

    04/20/2015 4:28:09 PM PDT · by Bon of Babble · 148 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 4/20/2015 | Toni Morrison
    ďPeople keep saying, ĎWe need to have a conversation about raceí,Ē Morrison told the Daily Telegraph. ďThis is the conversation. I want to see a cop shoot a white unarmed teenager in the back.Ē She added: ďAnd I want to see a white man convicted for raping a black woman. Then when you ask me, ĎIs it over?í, I will say yes.Ē
  • Al Gore, the Democratsí only hope in 2016, reportedly bows out

    03/20/2015 3:55:42 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/20/2015 | NOAH ROTHMAN
    Sure, heís a bit of an eccentric. He ran for the White House as a sitting vice president and lost. His finances are complex, his cable news venture failed, and his storybook marriage ended in divorce long ago. But heís a single-issue candidate, and it just happens to be an issue that appeals to progressives perhaps more than any other. Whatís more, the Draft Al Gore movement had some influential backers in the progressive community. ďGore cares enough about what comes next that he literally titled his last book The Future,Ē wrote founder Ezra Klein. ďBut if he is...
  • ĎI wonít play a gay characterí: Kevin Hart says he turned down a role in Tropic Thunder becauseÖ

    01/16/2015 10:38:43 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 12 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 00:17 EST, 17 January 2015 | Laurel Browne
    Kevin Hart says he wonít play a gay character. The topic came up on Friday when the hosts of radio show, The Breakfast Club, asked the 35-year-old if he had any roles that he regretted missing. ďThe one role I regretóTropic Thunder,Ē the Wedding Ringer star responded before admitting he had turned down the part because it was ďreal flagrantĒ. According to Kevin, he could have played the role of rapper-turned-actor Alpa Chino in the 2008 comedy, but he passed because the character, on script, was ďreal flagrant.Ē ďI was like, ĎI canít. I canít do this,íĒ Kevin said of...
  • Millennials exit the federal workforce as government jobs lose their allure

    12/15/2014 7:42:03 PM PST · by Nachum · 21 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 12/15/14 | Lisa Rein
    Six years after candidate Barack Obama vowed to make working for government ďcool again,Ē federal hiring of young people is instead tailing off and many millennials are heading for the door. The share of the federal workforce under the age of 30 dropped to 7 percent this year, the lowest figure in nearly a decade, government figures show. With agencies starved for digital expertise and thousands of federal jobs coming open because of a wave of baby-boomer retirements, top government officials, including at the White House, are growing increasingly distressed about the dwindling role played by young workers. ďMillennials are
  • Michael Sam was dropped by the NFL because 'no one wants the distraction', claims ........

    09/01/2014 2:24:15 PM PDT · by Morgana · 103 replies
    mail online ^ | Josh Gardner for MailOnline
    FULL TITLE: Michael Sam was dropped by the NFL because 'no one wants the distraction', claims Buffalo Bills star as gay football player tweets upbeat message Michael Sam is no longer attached to an NFL team and none of them appear to want to pick him up because his sexual orientation causes too much distraction, claims a Buffalo Bills star. Offensive lineman Eric Wood goes on, more specifically, to blame the media for focusing on the personal life of the NFL's first openly gay draft pick. 'Blame that on espn,' Wood tweeted in response to Sam's inability to find an...
  • 'True Blood' Actor Nelsan Ellis: Former Star Quit Because he Didn't 'Want to Play a Gay Part'

    07/24/2014 4:04:40 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 69 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 24, 2014 | Hollie McKay
    <p>When Luke Grimes started on HBOís ďTrue BloodĒ last season his character James Kent was wooing a female vampire. But Grimes reportedly quit in December when he found out Kent was bisexual and starting a romantic relationship with a gay character in the seventh and final season.</p>
  • 'Dating Naked' trailer: And you thought Tinder was brutal (NSFW)

    07/11/2014 6:48:14 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 28 replies ^ | July 11, 2014
    It’s naked and really afraid! Below is the first full trailer for VH1′s next-level dating show experiment Dating Naked, where singles go on tropical dates in the buff. The skin-n-blur preview shows attractive nervous singles as they awkwardly navigate first dates without clothes at a tropical resort. Each close-ended episode will feature a man and a woman as they each date two different, naked suitors and each other. At the end of the episode, the two romance seekers decide whether or not to move forward with their prospective love matches. There’s naked dining, naked swimming, naked horseback riding and even...
  • Brooklyn College Turns Down $10 Mil from Koch Brothers, Will Go On Taking Taxpayer Money

    06/26/2014 6:51:34 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 06/26/2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    No Koch Bros wanted at B.C. Brooklyn College, part of the disastrous and dysfunctional City University of New York sinkhole, has a $60 million endowment. A drop in the bucket compared to CUNY’s horrifying $3 billion budget.46% of its wildly inflated budget comes from New York State. New York City taxpayers kick in another 10%.With so much taxpayer money, involuntarily extracted, they just aren’t in need of any dirty Koch Brothers cash. Brooklyn College’s liberal politics are keeping grants and progress from faculty and students, one frustrated CUNY professor told the Observer.The CUNY college has turned down a $10 million...
  • Live Thread--Hillary on Bret Baier with Greta Too...06/17/14 6PM Eastern (NOW)

    06/17/2014 3:10:29 PM PDT · by GRRRRR · 105 replies
    Advertised as a LIVE interview of former Arkansas lawyer, liar. FLOTUS, PIAPS and Cankles. Former Secy of State under the Obama Bus and now, failed author, er ghost writer helper... Let's hope they get a couple of honest answers...right? Maybe??
  • India's Transgender Community Turns Seat-Belt Safety Into Video Hit

    06/17/2014 2:35:28 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 12 replies
    West Virginia Public Broadcasting ^ | June 17, 2014 | Julie McCarthy & Rupam Jain Nair
    Members of India's transgender community, known as Hijras, are now the stars of an entertaining advocacy campaign aimed at convincing India to buckle their seat belts. The Seatbelt Crew, as the Mumbai-based Hijras are known, has taken to the streets of the country's financial capital to cajole motorists to strap themselves in. Indian roads are treacherous and according to the World Health Organization only 27 percent of drivers wear a seat belt even though it's mandatory. A familiar sight on Indian streets, Hijras were recently recognized by India's courts as part of a third gender. They can be found wending...
  • A Long Shot So Long, the Tea Party Took a Pass

    06/11/2014 10:32:18 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 44 replies
    New York Slimes ^ | JUNE 11, 2014 | DAVID S. JOACHIM
    WASHINGTON ó David Brat, the man who derailed Representative Eric Cantorís congressional career and aspirations to become speaker of the House, faced such long odds in his challenge to the No. 2 House Republican that he failed to win the backing of any of the major Tea Party groups that inspired his candidacy.