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  • Ted Cruz is ‘not the establishment but doesn’t need on-the-job training’

    11/27/2015 7:19:00 AM PST · by Isara · 91 replies
    Soshable ^ | Nov 27, 2015 | JD Rucker
    There are many of us, perhaps millions, who believe that the Republican party as a governing force has been the lesser of two evils. We fear what the Democrats are doing to destroy the country but we’re angry about what the Republicans aren’t doing to repair the damage. This is why Donald Trump and Ben Carson have been so popular. It’s why so many people are willing to tell pollsters that they support either of the anti-establishment candidates.Thankfully, there’s a third candidate who would stand in stark contrast to the ineffective Republican Establishment that has been harming the party and...
  • Doctors Could Be 5 Years Away From Uterine Transplants for Men

    11/25/2015 12:09:54 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 88 replies ^ | November 24, 2015 | Melanie Hunter
    News that doctors in Cleveland, Ohio have begun screening applicants for a clinical trial of uterine transplantation has prompted some to wonder if science will ever find a way to transplant a uterus into a man, and according to a Yahoo article, we may be just five years away from doing just that. The article published Nov. 18, quoted Dr. Karine Chung, director of the fertility preservation program at the University of Southern California's Keck School of Medicine, as saying, "My guess is five, 10 years away, maybe sooner." Theoretically, the article said, a man could receive a uterine transplant,...
  • Ohio State law school under microsope for reaction to pro-life column

    11/25/2015 6:39:22 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 24 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 11/25/15 | Valerie Richardson
    All Madison Gesiotto wanted to do when she met with the dean of her law school was report a threat prompted by a newspaper column she wrote pointing out the high abortion rate in the black community. She assumed the meeting would last 10 minutes. Instead, she said, she was there for about an hour as three deans at the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law critiqued her on what they saw as problems with her Oct. 23 column in The Washington Times, “The number one killer of black Americans.”
  • Johnny Manziel Demoted to Third String After Partying Video Surfaces

    11/25/2015 5:25:40 AM PST · by bestintxas · 64 replies
    breitbart ^ | 11/24/15 | r wilde
    Johnny Manziel lost his starting spot after cameras caught the quarterback partying during his bye week. Browns coach Mike Pettine called the behavior, which comes after an offseason trip to rehab, “disappointing” and “frustrating.” Manziel’s bye-week carousing spoils his national coming-out party previously scheduled for Monday night’s game against the banged-up Baltimore Ravens. Pettine announced on Tuesday Josh McCown will start the game at quarterback. TMZ spotted Manziel on Thursday at the RIO Rooftop & Restaurant nightclub in Austin, where he partied the evening away with friends. The Summit Rooftop Lounge, where he spent the evening boozing on champagne, served...
  • Trump slams Kasich, media at Ohio rally

    11/24/2015 3:16:12 AM PST · by markomalley · 5 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/23/15 | Lisa Hagen
    Within the first few minutes of his speech Monday night, real estate mogul Donald Trump came out swinging at a primary opponent’s low standing in the polls and mocked the media’s coverage of his events.At a rally in Columbus, Ohio, the Republican presidential candidate, who frequently alludes to polls, once again touted that he’s leading the pack and specifically took aim at Ohio Governor John Kasich on his home turf.“Your governor is only 2 [percent]. What happened?” Trump said to a mix of cheers and boos.The two presidential candidates have been recently sparring after a super PAC supporting Kasich launched...
  • Trump Rally Columbus, OH After-action report.

    11/23/2015 7:28:21 PM PST · by LS · 43 replies
    Self | 11/23/2015 | LS
    We four arrived at the Convention Center at 6:30. There were a good 50 protesters and counter-protesters out front, real whack Jo's (some chick with a megaphone talking about some galactic something or other). Once inside, it looked like a good 8000-10,000, but I never got a good view of the full crowd. It was hard to hear him at times. He delivered his standard speech, "build the wall," beat China on trade, build up the military, get rid of Obamacare. He went over the latest polls, didn't bash Jeb, Carson, or Rubio. He didn't say as much on the...
  • Pro-ISIS messages on Youngstown State rock prompt shock, anger

    11/23/2015 4:43:42 PM PST · by Lera · 25 replies
    WKBN ^ | 11/23/15 | Amanda Smith
    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Fear of terrorism has swept much of the west in the wake of the Nov. 13 attacks on Paris, and Monday, that fear hit home for Youngstown residents. Youngstown State University Students rallied to re-paint the school’s famed rock Monday afternoon to cover over a message supporting terrorist group ISIS written earlier in the day, but not before it sparked shock and outrage. Multiple viewers submitted messages to WKBN with photos of the rock, which is located outside the school’s Kilcawley Center and is frequently used to advertise for events on campus. One side said, “YSU...
  • Kasich: Trump Plans ‘Nonsense,’ I Don’t Think His Support is Real

    11/22/2015 4:30:36 PM PST · by 867V309 · 92 replies ^ | 22 Nov 2015 | Pam Key
    ... but at the same time, who are they surveying. Are these people for real? I don’t think so.
  • Donald Trump is coming to Ohio on Monday (Columbus)

    11/20/2015 7:13:39 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 8 replies
    Dayton Daily News ^ | 11/18/15 | Staff
    The Ohio primary may not be until March, but Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump is heading to Columbus on Monday for his first rally in the state. Trump will speak at the Greater Columbus Convention Center at 7 p.m at 400 North High Street, just north of the state capital. The event is free and the doors open at 5 p.m. Here's a link to get tickets. Trump is bringing his campaign to the home state of one of his rivals for the GOP nomination — Ohio Gov. John Kasich
  • GOP group (Kasich Super PAC) plans most aggressive anti-Trump campaign yet

    11/19/2015 4:33:48 PM PST · by springwater13 · 84 replies
    John Kasich has attacked Donald Trump relentlessly in debates and now his super PAC is planning to invest $2.5 million in the most aggressive takedown of the poll leader yet – on behalf of an increasingly anxious GOP establishment. The attack, according to a blueprint shared with POLITICO, will play out over the next two months on radio, TV, mail, and online in New Hampshire. Strategists with the pro-Kasich group, called New Day for America, say the budget for the anti-Trump campaign is likely to grow. The offensive comes as some in the GOP are beginning to plot how to...
  • Lindsey Graham: Donald Trump is a Complete Idiot

    11/19/2015 8:41:33 PM PST · by Rockitz · 75 replies ^ | 19 Nov 2015 | Pam Key
    Thursday on Newsmax TV’s “The Hard Line” with Ed Berliner, Republican presidential candidate Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said his rival Donald Trump is a “complete idiot” because he proposed unprecedented surveillance of Muslims, possibly with special IDs identifying them as Muslim. Graham said, “Donald Trump is a complete idiot. All I can tell you is that we are in a religious war. The goal is to win the war. Most people in the faith do not buy what ISIL is selling. I’ve been to Iraq and Afghanistan 35 times in the last decade. You’ll never convince me they are all...
  • Fox News Poll: Trump rules GOP race in New Hampshire, Sanders by 1 over Clinton

    11/19/2015 11:35:07 AM PST · by lbryce · 16 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 19, 2015 | Dana Blanton
    Donald Trump leads the race for the Republican nomination in New Hampshire, while Bernie Sanders edges Hillary Clinton among Democrats. That’s according to the latest Fox News poll, released Wednesday, and conducted since Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris. Trump leads with 27 percent of New Hampshire Republican primary voters. Marco Rubio receives the support of 13 percent, just above Ted Cruz at 11 percent. That’s it for the double-digit candidates. CLICK HERE TO READ THE POLL RESULTS Jeb Bush and Ben Carson garner 9 percent each, followed by John Kasich at 7 percent and Chris Christie at 6 percent. More...
  • Dem Senator: Mostly "White Males",Not Refugees Have Committed Terrorism In U.S. Since 9/11

    11/19/2015 12:04:18 PM PST · by Biggirl · 59 replies ^ | November 19, 2015 | Pam Key
    Thursday on WAKR’s “The Ray Horner Morning Show,” Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) said the right’s “demagoguery” on whether to take in Syrian refugees is not valid because since the Sept. 11, 2001, most domestic terrorist attacks in America have been committed by “white males.”
  • 5 foreign nationals arrested on Ohio Turnpike; passports taken

    11/19/2015 2:31:52 AM PST · by markomalley · 148 replies
    WOIO ^ | 11/18/15
    Five foreign nationals were arrested on the Ohio Turnpike, WKBN in Youngstown reported.The arrests happened Friday in Braceville Township in Trumbull County.The Ohio State Highway Patrol said troopers pulled over a car going east on the turnpike for making an improper lane change. During a search, troopers found a machine that helps create and duplicate credit cards, WKBW reported.Jibril Abdiselam, 24; Mohammeddeq Hassan, 27;Mahamoud Mohamed, 26; Zakaria Warsame, 25, and Said Abu were charged with possessing criminal tools and forgery.They are being held in the Trumbull County Jail on $25,000 bond each. All five had to surrender their passports.The suspects...
  • Dayton mayor signs letter welcoming refugees

    11/17/2015 11:00:44 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 27 replies
    Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley joined mayors from Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and 14 other U.S. cities who said they were willing to take in even more refugees than proposed by the Obama Administration. The letter was written Thursday. “We will welcome the Syrian families to make homes and new lives in our cities,” wrote the mayors, all of whom are part of the Cities United for Immigration Action coalition. “Indeed, we are writing to say that we stand ready to work with your Administration to do much more and to urge you to increase still further the number of...
  • Now 25 Republican governors - and one Democrat too - say they don't want to accept Syrian refugees

    11/16/2015 6:16:22 PM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 128 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | November 16, 2015 | Nikki Schwab
    Now, 25 Republican governors – and one Democrat too – have said they don't want Syrian refugees in their states, as President Obama recommitted the U.S. to take a portion of this population fleeing from ISIS. In a press conference this morning in Turkey, Obama said that 'the United States has to step up and do its part,' while chiding those in the opposition party for suggesting there be a 'religious test' for entry into the United States. There's concern, after Friday's brutal attack in Paris, that ISIS fighters are infiltrating those fleeing Syria and will carry out future violence...
  • 28 states refuse Syrian refugees - AL, MI, TX, LA, AR, IN, IL, MA, MS, OH, FL, WI, NC, AZ, ME, NH...

    11/16/2015 9:47:39 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 442 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 16, 2015 | Jesse Byrnes
    "Slamming the door in their faces would be a betrayal of our values," [Obama] said.Six Republican governors have announced that Syrian refugees won't be allowed to resettle in their states in the wake of last week's terrorist attacks in Paris. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley issued statements Sunday saying that they wanted to prioritize the safety of the residents in their states. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott; Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a GOP presidential candidate; Arkansas Gov. Gov. Asa Hutchinson; and Indiana Gov. Mike Pence joined them on Monday. "Michigan is a welcoming state and we are...
  • Ted Cruz Schools John Kasich on the Horrendous Iran Deal

    09/18/2015 5:14:51 AM PDT · by Michael van der Galien · 10 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 09-18-2016 | Michael van der Galien
    A lot has been said and written about this weeks presidential debate hosted by CNN. Many people have focused on exchanges between Carly Fiorina and Donald Trump, or between Rand Paul and The Donald, and between Chris Christie and the two outsiders. Of course there was also the confrontation between Trump and Jeb Bush. Great: all good, interesting exchanges. One exchange that hasnt nearly received the attention it deserves though, is a debate between Ohio Governor John Kasich and Texas Senator Ted Cruz. The subject: the nuclear deal with Iran. This deal is perhaps the most horrific deal ever made...
  • Obama On Widening ISIS Threat: 'We Have Contained Them'

    11/14/2015 1:05:08 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 32 replies
    Jihad: Amid fresh terror strikes in Paris and Beirut, and the FBI arrest of an Ohio Islamic State operative who sought to kill U.S. soldiers and American shoppers and students, President Obama downplays the IS threat. 'ISIS is gaining strength, aren't they?" ABC's Good Morning America host George Stephanopoulos asked the president Friday, citing this month's suicide bombings in Beirut and the bombing of a Russian commercial jetliner by the Islamic State, which killed 40 and 244, respectively. "I don't think they're gaining strength," Obama asserted. "We have contained them." This may go down as one of the most irresponsible...
  • Akron man accused of recruiting for ISIL to kill military

    11/12/2015 3:00:17 PM PST · by markomalley · 6 replies
    WKBN ^ | 11/12/15
    A man from Akron, Ohio was arrested Thursday on federal charges that he solicited the murder of members of the U.S. military.Terrence J. McNeil, 25, appeared in U.S. District Court in the Northern District of Ohio after being charged with one count of solicitation of a crime of violence.Assistant Attorney General John P. Carlin said Neil solicited the murder of military members by disseminating violent rhetoric and circulating detailed military personnel information, explicitly calling for the killing of American service members.“ISIL and its followers continue to use social media in an attempt to incite violence around the world , including...
  • Armed Teacher Training

    11/12/2015 10:04:13 AM PST · by smokingfrog · 3 replies ^ | 11-12-15 | unattributed
    CINCINNATI (WKRC) -- Training teachers to use guns inside their own school. See how teachers are trained to take down an active shooter and why some administrators have changed their minds about guns in the classroom.
  • First VA transgender clinic opens in Cleveland

    11/11/2015 4:11:54 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies
    WKYC-TV ^ | November 11, 2015
    CLEVELAND (WKYC) – The Cleveland VA Medical Center will open the first VA clinic specifically dedicated to the healthcare needs of transgender veterans. It will provide transgender veterans with primary care, hormonal therapy, mental health care and social work services. All of the providers in the clinic have a special interest in transgender care and will create an environment that celebrates and welcomes these veterans. Transgender patients are an important, but frequently overlooked, VA says in a news release. The Cleveland VA currently treats about 20 transgender veterans. Each year more than 200 patients are newly diagnosed with gender dysphoria...
  • Fury and fear in Ohio as IT jobs go to India: IT workers are training their replacements

    11/09/2015 11:39:23 AM PST · by ConservingFreedom · 83 replies
    Computerworld ^ | Nov 9, 2015 | Patrick Thibodeau
    The IT workers at Cengage Learning in the company's Mason, Ohio offices learned of their fates game-show style. First, they were told to gather in a large conference room. There were vague remarks from an IT executive about a "transition." Slides were shown that listed employee names, directing them to one of three rooms where they would be told specifically what was happening to them. Some employees were cold with worry. The biggest group, those getting pink slips, were told to remain in the large conference room. Workers directed to go through what we'll call Door No. 2, were offered...
  • Suspect hands over robbery victim’s ID when police ask for identification ( Ohio )

    11/08/2015 5:48:17 AM PST · by george76 · 13 replies
    WCMH ^ | November 5, 2015
    Columbus police say a robbery suspect was asked for identification by officers after being detained, and that's when he handed over the victim's driver's license. ... the suspect, Mohammed Abdullah Ahmed ... additional property of the victim was also found, and Ahmed was arrested and charged with robbery.
  • UAW-GM deal likely to pass as Ohio, Michigan workers say yes

    11/06/2015 8:03:25 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 4 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Nov. 6, 2015 10:40 AM EST | Tom Krisher
    United Auto Workers union members at General Motors appear poised to approve a new four-year contract with the company. Workers at two union locals at a huge factory in Lordstown, Ohio, east of Cleveland, and at an SUV assembly plant near Lansing, Michigan, voted overwhelmingly for the deal on Friday. ...
  • GOP candidate line-up announced for Fox Business Network/WSJ debate

    11/06/2015 5:08:12 AM PST · by Kaslin · 37 replies
    Fox ^ | November 6, 2015
    Fox Business Network on Thursday announced the candidate line-up for the Nov. 10 Republican presidential debates. The candidates qualifying for the prime-time, 9 p.m. ET debate are: Billionaire businessman Donald Trump; retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson; Florida Sen. Marco Rubio; Texas Sen. Ted Cruz; former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush; former HP CEO Carly Fiorina; Ohio Gov. John Kasich; and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul. The candidates qualifying for the earlier, 7 p.m. ET debate are: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie; former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee; Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal; and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum. The criteria were different than for past...
  • Liberals Are Losing the Culture Wars

    11/04/2015 9:55:48 PM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 70 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | November 4, 2015 | By Molly Ball
    In Tuesday’s elections, voters rejected recreational marijuana, transgender rights, and illegal-immigrant sanctuaries; they reacted equivocally to gun-control arguments; and they handed a surprise victory to a Republican gubernatorial candidate who emphasized his opposition to gay marriage. Democrats have become increasingly assertive in taking liberal social positions in recent years, believing that they enjoy majority support and even seeking to turn abortion and gay rights into electoral wedges against Republicans. But Tuesday’s results—and the broader trend of recent elections that have been generally disastrous for Democrats not named Barack Obama—call that view into question. Indeed, they suggest that the left has...
  • Vestavia Hills child missing since 2002 located in Ohio

    11/04/2015 2:58:04 PM PST · by lowbridge · 6 replies ^ | november 4, 2015 | Brianne Britzius
    Julian Hernandez was reported missing by his mother in August 2002 when he was 5 years old. He is now 18. It was suspected at the time that Julian's father, Bobby Hernandez, took the child. Bobby Hernandez has been charged in Ohio in connection to the abduction and will also face charges in Jefferson County. He could face additional charges at a later date, according to Vestavia Hills police.
  • Analysis: Bevin Win in Kentucky Underscores Decimated Democratic Party Under Obama

    11/04/2015 2:30:55 PM PST · by Servant of the Cross · 24 replies ^ | 11/4/2015 | Guy Benson
    Last night's off-year elections produced a number of noteworthy outcomes, none larger than Republican Matt Bevin's upset victory in Kentucky's gubernatorial race. Bevin ran as a hard-charging outsider conservative, warts and all. Public polls gave his opponent, Democrat Jack Conway, a modest but stable lead throughout the race's home stretch, averaging out to a three-point Conway advantage in a three-way contest. They were off by double digits. Bevin won handily:DailyKos tweet at link ... Bevin, boosted by a massive investment from national Republicans and help from his former nemisis Mitch McConnell, nationalized the race, tying Conway to President Obama at...
  • Top Clinton Lawyer Filed Voter Suppression Suit for Group Now Under Investigation for Voter Fraud

    11/04/2015 7:01:55 AM PST · by TangoLimaSierra · 7 replies ^ | 10/30/15 | Brent Scher and Joe Schoffstall
    A group that had been represented by the top lawyer for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign earlier this year is now being investigated by Ohio authorities for fraudulent voter registrations, including the registration of deceased individuals. Marc Elias, an attorney at Perkins Coie who has become the go-to fixer for Democrats and is now general counsel for Clinton’s presidential campaign, became involved with the Ohio Organizing Collaborative this May when he filed a lawsuit on its behalf to challenge the state’s voter identification laws. Now the group is being investigated by the Ohio Bureau of Criminal investigation after a local board...
  • Conservatives Have A Big Night In Local And State Elections

    11/04/2015 3:20:31 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 46 replies
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  • Ohio votes down legalizing pot for medical, recreational use

    11/03/2015 7:04:14 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 151 replies
    WTHR ^ | 11-4-2015 | By The Associated PressWTHR
    Ohio voters have rejected a ballot measure seeking to legalize recreational and medical marijuana use in the state. Failure of the proposed constitutional amendment follows an expensive campaign, a legal fight over its ballot wording and an investigation into the proposal's petition signatures.
  • College caught shredding Constitution in undercover video 'It's an oppressive document'

    11/03/2015 2:27:04 PM PST · by Nachum · 47 replies
    wnd ^ | 11/3/15 | staff
    James O’Keefe’s latest undercover video shows professors at two prestigious private universities openly disparaging, and in one case shredding, the U.S. Constitution. Project Veritas, O’Keefe’s undercover journalism unit, sent a female journalist disguised as a student to Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York, and to Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio. She got commitments from leadership at each to shred the Constitution, and in the case of Vassar, Project Veritas’ undercover cameras captured the official shredding of the U.S. Constitution. Kelly Grab, assistant director of equal opportunity at Vassar College, was captured on video saying: “Yes, I think we have a...
  • Super PAC Fires Cruz Missile at Boehner

    11/03/2015 9:21:59 AM PST · by Isara · 13 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Tuesday, 03 Nov 2015 | Bill Hoffmann
    John Boehner's House speaker seat is barely cold — but that's not stopping Sen. Ted Cruz's supporters from airing a radio ad ripping the former GOP presiding officer on Capitol Hill. In the ad, paid for by a super PAC backing the Texas Republican who is running for president, a female narrator refers to Boehner once taking a mildly profane swipe at Cruz, The Washington Post reports. The narrator, who identifies herself as a mother of two, complains Boehner "attacked Ted Cruz, referring to him as a pain in the you know what because of his bold actions fighting to...
  • Debates Have Not Been Kind to Kasich

    11/03/2015 10:07:12 AM PST · by Kaslin · 20 replies ^ | November 3, 2015 | Debra J. Saunders
    Ohio Gov. John Kasich is the Republican in the 2016 presidential field whom Democrats I know like the most. He evokes his Christian faith to explain his support for government spending. At the CNBC debate, he declared, "I care about poor people'' -- in a way that made you wonder if he thought he was the only R who could make that claim. Kasich even liked the CNBC debate. Leon Wolf, a blogger for the conservative web site RedState, seized on Kasich's remarks to declare him "far and away the candidate in this field who is just utterly clueless about...
  • Dayton Police ThreatenTo Arrest Stand True President, Bryan Kemper For Simply Standing On Public...

    11/02/2015 10:18:26 AM PST · by Morgana · 8 replies ^ | November 2, 2015 | Bryan Kemper
    FULL TITLE: Dayton Police ThreatenTo Arrest Stand True President, Bryan Kemper For Simply Standing On Public Property And Pro-abortion Activist Mock His Ten Year Old Son. On Sunday, Nov 1st, Stand True President, Bryan Kemper and two of his children joined local pro-life activists in exposing the truth at a pro-abortion rally in Dayton, OH. The rally was a celebration of years of child killing by Planned Parenthood and other abortion facilities in the Dayton area. About 20 peaceful pro-life activists came to the rally to show exactly what they were celebrating and to to expose the darkness of abortion....
  • Marijuana Mogul? Here's Why Nick Lachey May Make Millions If Weed Becomes Legal in Ohio

    10/31/2015 4:11:45 PM PDT · by Wolfie · 33 replies
    E! Online ^ | Oct. 30, 2015
    Marijuana Mogul? Here's Why Nick Lachey May Make Millions If Weed Becomes Legal in Ohio Nick Lachey husband, father, singer, TV host...and potential marijuana kingpin. Yep, you read that right. The former 98 Degrees boy band member could become one of the largest pot growers in Ohio, if the state votes to legalize marijuana on Tuesday. How so, you ask? Well, according to the Washington Post, the measure indicates that if the Buckeye State becomes green-friendly, it would restrict virtually all large-scale marijuana cultivation to 10 specifically designated farms. And whaddya know? Nick Lachey part owner of one of those...
  • Trick or Treat: Schools Hoard Endowment Money

    10/30/2015 9:12:38 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 2 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | October 30, 2015 | Malcolm A. Kline
    Most colleges and universities are quick to push for expanded student aid from taxpayers but forget that age-old maxim: charity begins at home. “Last year, Yale paid about $480 million to private equity fund managers as compensation — about $137 million in annual management fees, and another $343 million in performance fees, also known as carried interest — to manage about $8 billion, one-third of Yale’s endowment,” Victor Fleischer wrote in the New York Times in August. “In contrast, of the $1 billion the endowment contributed to the university’s operating budget, only $170 million was earmarked for tuition assistance, fellowships...
  • Stunning:Kasich 'very appreciative' of CNBC moderators (Reasons he will not be nominee increasing)

    10/29/2015 5:56:41 PM PDT · by bestintxas · 56 replies
    am thinker ^ | 10/29/15 | t lifson
    Unlike almost all conservative commentators and a fair number of liberal ones, Ohio Governor John Kasich was quite satisfied wit the job done last night by the CNBC debate moderators. Brittany M. Hughes of the Media Research Center: The presidential hopeful told MRCTV he “thought they did a good job,” saying he was “very appreciative of how they did their job.” "I had time" to speak and discuss the issues - and, this time, the debate "wasn't a circus," Kasich said.
  • Departing Speaker Boehner Delievers Farewell Remarks

    10/29/2015 7:01:14 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 20 replies ^ | October 29, 2015 | Foxnews.Com
    Oh Air Now.
  • Trump uses fracking to lash back at Kasich

    10/28/2015 8:22:33 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 26 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 10/28/2015 | JOHN SICILIANO
    Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump lashed back at Gov. John Kasich of Ohio by saying fracking is the only thing that saved his state's economy. "He got lucky with fracking," said Trump, responding to Kasich's tirade of criticisms of his rivals' tax plans, including Trump's at Wednesday night's CNBC debate. Trump fired back at Kasich's economic record with fracking as the "only reason Ohio is doing well." Kasich responded that Ohio has a growing energy sector, but "we are diversified." "We came back from the dead" but energy is just one item, he said. "We are diversified." Ohio sits on...
  • Live Thread: Republican Presidential Debates on CNBC 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. EDT 10/28/15

    10/28/2015 3:18:00 PM PDT · by kristinn · 2,630 replies
    Wednesday, October 28, 2015 | Kristinn
    <p>Two debates tonight on CNBC live from the Coors Event Center at the University of Colorado in Boulder.</p>
  • Mike Tyson in Trump's corner: 'Yeah, hell yeah! Big time'

    10/27/2015 12:55:55 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 33 replies
    WND ^ | 10/26/2015 | Douglas Ernst
    'Let's run America like a business, where no colors matter' Iron Mike Tyson was unequivocal on Monday as to who he thinks should be the next commander in chief: Donald Trump. The former heavyweight champion told HuffPost Live it was time to have a businessman in the White House. He should be president of the United States. Thats what he should be. [Pundits and politicians] say, These people dont know what theyre talking about. Theyre telling the people right in their face all the Republicans, all the Democrats, all the independents theyre saying right in the peoples...
  • Kasich: I Brought Ford Jobs Back, Not Trump

    10/25/2015 9:16:06 PM PDT · by bimboeruption · 172 replies
    NEWSMAX ^ | 10-26-2015 | Greg Richter
    GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump claimed credit Sunday for Ford Motor Company's plans to move a production plant from Mexico to Ohio. Trump has been calling out Ford during his campaign, saying the automaker plans to move jobs from Michigan to Mexico, but Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who also is seeking the Republican presidential nomination, says the move from Mexico to Ohio had nothing to Trump's demands. "The truth is that Ford began moving jobs back to Ohio four years ago under the leadership of Governor John Kasich," the governor's campaign said in a statement to the press on Sunday...
  • The Insiders: Bush, Kasich and Rubio are stronger than you think

    10/24/2015 4:59:32 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 47 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 10/24/2015 | By Ed Rogers
    The headlines recently have been full of suggestions that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is solidifying his lead while the other real outsider in the race, Ben Carson, is firmly in second place and that the political classs favorites, including Jeb Bush, John Kasich and Marco Rubio, cant gain traction. I dont buy it. Republicans should not overcommit to the notion that Trump, much less Carson, are serious candidates for the Republican nomination for 2016. Ill admit to being a little perplexed by the polls right now. When Trump entered the race, I said he would max out somewhere...
  • Rove to GOP: 'Don't choose a nominee that reflects populist outrage'

    10/24/2015 12:25:45 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 184 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10/22/15 | GABBY MORRONGIELLO
    Longtime political strategist Karl Rove is warning Republicans not to nominate a presidential candidate that reflects the same "populist anger" that gave birth to the rise of Donald Trump. In his latest op-ed for the Wall Street Journal, Rove explained the GOP will have two choices when delegates gather in Cleveland, Ohio, next July to determine which remaining Republican hopeful they wish to see challenge Democrats in the general election. "Will the party choose a nominee with a conservative agenda or one reflecting populist anger?" Rove wrote. "The two are hardly the same," he noted. "Conservative principles provide a winning...
  • BGSU poll: Trump, Clinton lead in Ohio

    10/22/2015 9:52:38 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 30 replies
    Toledo Blade ^ | Wednesday, 10/21/2015 | Tom Troy
    Donald Trump leads the field competing for the Republican presidential nomination in Ohio, but would get defeated in a head-to-head race with Democrat Hillary Clinton if that election were held now, according to a political opinion survey by Bowling Green State University released Tuesday. The first BGSU Poll had the real estate billionaire leading 14 other Republicans with 26.9 percent of the vote among likely Ohio voters. ... Zogby Analytics interviewed 804 likely voters by email. Of those, 38 percent identified as Democrats, 31 percent as Republicans, and 31 percent as independents. The margin of error was 3.5 percent. The...
  • Feds Spend $1.1 Million Studying the Freshman 15

    10/22/2015 12:18:19 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 19 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | October 21, 2015 | Elizabeth Harrington
    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has spent over $1.1 million studying the freshman 15, trying to determine whether friends influence their college peers to eat more.Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.) highlighted the project as an example of wasteful spending, calling out the agency for studying a myth invented by Seventeen magazine.The freshman 15 is an old legend around college campuses; the idea that new college students, away from home and confronted with a campus food service smorgasbord tend to put on a few extra pounds, Pauls latest edition of The Waste Report reads. Well the National Institutes for Health...
  • Mo Brooks: John Boehner Will Likely Remain House Speaker Until 2017

    10/19/2015 2:30:11 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 21 replies ^ | October 19, 2015 | Robert Wilde
    Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) acknowledged on Breitbart News Sunday that since no candidate has a clear pathway to becoming the next Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) could remain Speaker through January 2017.
  • Trump's Sept. 11 Comments Draw Ire of Other Candidates

    10/17/2015 11:47:59 AM PDT · by WilliamIII · 153 replies
    NBC ^ | October 17, 2015 | ELIZABETH CHUCK
    Presidential candidate Donald Trump set off another political firestorm Friday after implying that President George W. Bush was to blame for the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, drawing the ire of his Republican rivals.