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  • Julian Assange Wikileaks Megyn Kelly FULL Interview August 25, 2016 Fox News

    Julian Assange Wikileaks Megyn Kelly FULL Interview August 25, 2016 Fox News
  • Trump: I don't want votes from white supremacists

    08/25/2016 6:56:56 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    The Hill's Ballot Box Blog ^ | August 25, 2016 | Jesse Byrnes
    Donald Trump said Thursday he doesn't want the support of white supremacists amid accusations from rival Hillary Clinton that he's allowing hate to go "mainstream." "Do you want white supremacists to vote for you?" New Hampshire's WMUR asked the GOP presidential nominee in Manchester, where Trump held an event Thursday. "No, I don't at all, not at all," Trump responded, as highlighted by a CNN reporter. "This is not about hate, this is about love," Trump continued. "We love our country. We want our country to come back. We want our country to be strong again." Clinton launched into an...
  • Poll: Trump Gets His Support From White Protestants

    08/25/2016 3:00:26 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | August 25, 2016 | Alex Pfeiffer
    A national poll out Thursday shows Hillary Clinton ahead of Donald Trump by double-digits. The poll also breaks down support by religion and finds that white Protestants are Trump’s most supportive demographic. The Public Religion Research Institute found that Clinton leads nationwide among registered voters with 48 percent, Trump follows with 35 percent and two percent backed Libertarian Gary Johnson. This poll, unlike others, broke down support for each candidate by registered voters’ religious preferences. Trump’s support is strongest among white evangelical Protestants. Sixty-two percent of them back Trump and 23 percent support Clinton. Trump also leads among white mainline...
  • Democratic gubernatorial candidate in West Virginia says he can't support Clinton

    08/24/2016 9:27:05 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    The Politico ^ | August 22, 2016 | Louis Nelson
    As a growing tide of Republicans distance themselves from their party’s presidential nominee, at least one Democratic candidate is doing the same thing to Hillary Clinton. West Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jim Justice said “I cannot be a supporter of Hillary Clinton” during an appearance Monday on the state’s MetroNews radio network. Justice, a billionaire whose business interests include coal mining and West Virginia’s famed Greenbrier Resort, said he will not support the former secretary of state over her proposed energy policy. “The reason I can’t be is her position on coal is diametrically, completely wrong in many, many different...
  • Hillary Clinton’s run-out-the-clock strategy

    08/24/2016 5:17:14 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 69 replies
    The Politico ^ | August 24, 2016 | Annie Karni
    The Democrat aims to ignore the email and Foundation controversies, seeing a shrinking calendar as her friend.She is not planning on sitting for another televised armchair confessional to rehash regrets about a private email server. Nor is the campaign setting up the kind of war room employed last year to discredit a book that aimed to expose a quid-pro-quo relationship between Clinton Foundation donors and State Department officials. With 75 days until Election Day and new emails once again casting a pall over her campaign, Hillary Clinton aims to “run out the clock,” confidants say, on the latest chapters of...
  • The one place where Hillary Clinton struggles with numbers

    08/24/2016 4:03:02 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 33 replies
    RT ^ | August 24, 2016
    Big crowds are just not a thing for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, her critics note. Republican Donald Trump’s rallies draw far more people, as did Bernie Sanders’. Yet the polls still show Clinton the favorite to win the White House. “Clinton’s chance of winning is more than 95 percent,” Reuters proclaimed Wednesday, citing a weekly Ipsos poll of 15,000 Americans and giving the Democrat a victory margin of anywhere from 90 to 108 votes in the Electoral College....
  • The #NeverTrump Rump’s Premature Glee

    08/24/2016 1:30:11 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 8 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 8-24-2016 | J. Robert Smith
    .... (The MSM) to deliver a death of a thousand cuts to The Donald. The #NeverTrump rump continues to add theirs. It’s curious watching the Kristols, Ericksons, and Shaprios (sic) in league with the Washington Post and New York Times. Trump hate and fear makes for unholy alliances. (snip) Then there are the aforementioned movement conservatives (puritans, actually), who guard conservatism’s chastity as if it’s a proper Salem lassie. Trump, the cad, the mountebank, has one thing in mind: despoil conservativism. Make the good girl, bad. Conservatives who support Trump -- the cad’s soulless pimps. The apostles of puritan conservatism...
  • What Republican Turncoats Forget

    08/23/2016 10:18:00 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | August 23, 2016 | Stephen Moore
    I asked a successful businessman the other day what he thought about Donald Trump. He turned his thumb down. Wow. "Are you going to vote for Hillary?" I asked with trepidation. "Of course not," he replied, almost insulted by the question. "I understand the concept of a binary decision." I got a similar response when I asked oil magnate T. Boone Pickens whether he would vote for Trump. He looked at me with a quizzical expression and replied: "Well, who else is there to vote for?" Right. Who else is there? Yet, amazingly, a caucus of lifelong Republican politicos in...
  • Pollster John Zogby: Obama Voters Are Crossing Over to Trump

    08/23/2016 9:58:46 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 61 replies
    NewsMax ^ | August 22, 2016 | Jason Devaney
    A group of voters that once supported President George W. Bush before defecting to back President Barack Obama is once again switching sides and getting behind Donald Trump, pollster John Zogby told Newsmax TV Monday. During an interview on "Newsmax Prime," Zogby told host J.D. Hayworth the race for the White House is "very, very close." "What's very interesting here is that initially, weekly Wal-Mart shoppers who we have been tracking for a decade and a half now, and NASCAR fans, they were solidly with George W. Bush," said Zogby, whose most recent poll has Democrat Hillary Clinton leading Trump...
  • Journey: How a Black Male Became a Trump Supporter

    08/22/2016 11:45:54 PM PDT · by milowrites · 36 replies
    Personal site ^ | 20 August 2016 | Milo Ricks Carter
    I would like to preface this article with a statement that should be obvious: I am no expert in government affairs or foreign relations nor I did not spend hundreds of thousands of dollars earning a degree in political science so that I could discuss such matters. I’m simply a man; a man with certain unique life experiences that have offered me varying perspectives of a few things. I am an Iraq war veteran – though my job was working in a prison, so it was nothing of great danger- and I’m also formerly homeless. Both of these are experiences...
  • The Never Ending Hillary Pattern.When Grilled,She Brings Up Someone To Blame.

    08/22/2016 6:41:39 PM PDT · by TrumpTrain_VS_TheClintonToilet · 21 replies
    And this week it's Colin Powell.Is this blame game ever going to end? It may have been on and off during the Clinton era of the 90's,but since Hillary became S.O.S. and the years after, it seems that whenever she gets caught,then later grilled,she brings up someone "or a video"to blame.And yet at least 40% of Americans still plan to vote for her?
  • Judge orders Clinton to answer email questions in writing

    08/20/2016 5:39:20 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    The Hill's Ballot Box Blog ^ | August 19, 2016 | Nikita Vladimirov
    A federal judge is ordering Hillary Clinton to respond to questions in writing from the conservative legal watchdog Judicial Watch about the private email server she used as secretary of State. Judicial Watch, which has filed a lawsuit against Clinton over her email use, has sought to force Clinton to answer questions in person, which would have allowed attorneys to ask follow-up questions. U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan turned that request aside, however, ruling "less burdensome" efforts were required. "Judicial Watch’s argument that a deposition is preferable in this case because of the ability to ask follow-up questions is not...
  • {Vanity}Regarding Hillary's Walking Ailment.Will She Be Able To Walk 30 Feet To The Debate Podium?

    08/20/2016 4:48:09 PM PDT · by TrumpTrain_VS_TheClintonToilet · 42 replies
    After seeing that photo of Hillary "Not Exactly Climbing The Stairs",then later seeing the footage of Hillary walking up to Joe Biden's home while clinging to a handrail,it should give us pause on what will happen on debate night when she has to walk to her podium without any assistance. How will Hillary pull this off?, They obviously wont be placing a thirty foot handrail from the left curtain to the podium.
  • Hope Is What Separates Trump Voters From Clinton Voters

    08/20/2016 8:15:55 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 25 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | 8-19-2016 | Andrew McGill
    It’s pretty clear who Donald Trump wants to help, because he names them at every rally. Miners. Steelworkers. Guys on the assembly line, whose jobs are either being stolen by the Chinese or strangled to death by Obama’s regulations. If globalization has put your livelihood in jeopardy, Trump wants you on his side. And given his sky-high popularity among white men without a college degree, I’d argue this pitch is gaining traction. But here’s the weird thing: Folks in hard-hit industrial towns aren’t voting for Trump. When Michigan Republicans went to the polls in March, economists expected to see huge...
  • John Bel Edwards Eats His Words When Trump Shows Up To LA With No Press And Supplies For Victims

    08/19/2016 11:02:38 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 53 replies
    The Louisiana Hayride ^ | August 19, 2016 | John Binder
    Gov. John Bel Edwards was forced to eat his own words when GOP nominee Donald Trump showed up in Baton Rouge today to donate and hand-out supplies for Louisiana flooding victims. Edwards’ spokesperson was silent on President Obama and Hillary Clinton’s failure to visit the state in the wake of the flooding crisis. But, the spokesperson took a swipe at Trump, saying he didn’t want him to show up with cameras and not actually help victims. “Donald Trump hasn’t called the governor to inform him of his visit,” Edwards’ spokesman said. “We welcome him to LA but not for a...
  • Trump Drops $4.9 Million on Paid Advertising

    08/18/2016 2:53:24 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies
    Bloomberg Politics | August 18, 2016 | David Knowles
    Link only due to copyright issues: http://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2016-08-18/trump-drops-4-9-million-on-paid-advertising
  • Democrats warn next leaks could contain Russian fabrications

    08/17/2016 2:39:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 70 replies
    Hot Air ^ | August 17, 2016 | John Sexton
    Politico reports that nervous Democrats are warning the next batch of leaked documents could contain information planted by Russia: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is among those sounding that alarm, echoing security experts who say Russian security services have been known to doctor documents and images or bury fictitious, damaging details amid genuine information. For hackers to resort to such tactics would be highly unusual, but security specialists say it’s a realistic extension of Moscow’s robust information warfare efforts. This story is entirely self-serving for Democrats. It lays the groundwork for them to suggest anything embarrassing that turns up in...
  • Rep. Steve King: Hillary Clinton "Someone I Can Work With"

    08/16/2016 4:51:20 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 60 replies
    RCP Video ^ | 8-15-2016 | Ian Schwartz
    Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), a conservative stalwart and adamant Ted Cruz supporter, told MSNBC's Morning Joe Hillary Clinton, if elected president, would be "someone I can work with." King praised Clinton for the way she conducted herself as Secretary of State when she met with the immigration subcommittee where he was a senior member. "I found those conversations to be reasonable policy based because there was no one in the room listening," King said about the meetings. "You can talk business with her," King said. "Whether she reacts to that outside that room or not is unproven as far as...
  • There's Trump-Related Attrition at the RNC

    08/11/2016 8:08:36 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 60 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 8-10-2016 | Stephen Kruiser
    At least eight staffers have left the Republican National Committee at least in part due to discomfort over the party's nomination of Donald Trump for president. Politico reported Wednesday that deputy press secretary James Hewitt, spokesman Fred Brown, director of Hispanic media Ruth Guerra and research analysts Lars Trautman and Colin Spence have left in recent months, citing Trump as a reason for their departure. "Personally I wasn't comfortable working to elect him," Spence told Politico. At least three other staffers have also left, Politico reported, citing Trump as contributing to their resignations. A total of 11 staffers have...
  • The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

    08/07/2016 12:36:18 PM PDT · by Fester Chugabrew · 13 replies
    The Chrishanger ^ | August 7, 2016 | Chris Hanger
    The RNC, the Republican Party elite, is currently dealing with the consequences of its own stupidity (which I would have used as the title, if I hadn’t used it before.) Their hatred for Donald Trump is not based on ideology, personality or even a genuine concern that Trump is the reincarnation of Adolf Hitler. It is the far more understandable sense that Trump’s success has rendered them irrelevant, that Trump has literally stolen the Republican Party from under their noses. And that is precisely what Trump has done. They are caught between a number of options, all bad for them...
  • Trump’s path to victory depends on surge of white men

    08/04/2016 1:55:21 PM PDT · by PROCON · 41 replies
    thehill.com ^ | Aug. 4, 2016 | Alexander Bolton
    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump needs a surge of white working-class voters to beat Hillary Clinton in November. Clinton has significant leads over Trump among minority voters and women, and is handily defeating him with white college-educated women. That puts pressure on Trump to win white men like no other candidate in recent history. Trump believes his anti-trade, anti-immigration message will be popular with white, working-class voters in Pennsylvania and Ohio, and that it could help him compete in other Rust Belt states such as Michigan and Wisconsin. His electoral strategy revolves around winning Pennsylvania, something the Republican nominee...
  • Defeating the Never Trumpers

    08/04/2016 11:11:46 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 7 replies
    YT ^ | 7/28/2016 | Wild Bill For America
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  • Clinton VP Pick Tim Kaine’s Islamist Ties Revealed

    08/03/2016 11:42:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    The Jewish Voice of New York ^ | August 3, 2016 | Ryan Mauro
    Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s newly-announced running mate, Virginia Senator Tim Kaine, has a history of embracing Islamists. He appointed a Hamas supporter to a state immigration commission; spoke at a dinner honoring a Muslim Brotherhood terror suspect; and received donations from well-known Islamist groups. Appointing a Muslim Brotherhood Front Leader Who Supports Hamas In 2007, Kaine was the Governor of Virginia and, of all people, chose Muslim American Society (MAS) President Esam Omeish to the state’s Immigration Commission. A Muslim organization against Islamism criticized the appointment and reckless lack of vetting. Federal prosecutors said in a 2008 court filing...
  • Hannity: If Trump Loses, I Am Pointing the Finger at Ryan, McConnell, Graham, McCain, Kasich

    08/03/2016 4:31:20 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 100 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 3, 2016 | Jeff Poor
    Wednesday on his syndicated radio show, conservative talker Sean Hannity criticized several high-ranking Republicans for how they have treated their party’s nominee Donald Trump. According to Hannity, if Trump loses in November, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) will be to blame for the loss because they have spent more time criticizing Trump than President Barack Obama....
  • Hillary Clinton's quiet supporters explain why they're with her

    08/03/2016 3:49:11 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    The British Broadcasting Corporation ^ | July 28, 2016 | Ashley Gold in Philadelphia
    Loving Hillary Clinton has rarely been popular - when she was first lady she was widely criticised for being too liberal, for refusing to bake cookies or drop her maiden name. Now, she's under fire for being too establishment, too untrustworthy and not progressive enough - and her hair, clothes, and lack of charisma have always been targets. She's had peaks of high ratings - as secretary of state, her approval rating was at 65%, and she's been voted the most admired woman in the world 20 times. But as soon as she runs for office, those numbers drop. Throughout...
  • Ryan Camp Says It Didn’t Want Trump’s Endorsement In The First Place

    08/03/2016 10:21:20 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | August 2, 2016 | Juliegrace Brufke
    Following GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump’s praise of House Speaker Paul Ryan’s primary opponent, the Wisconsin Republican confirmed he never sought the billionaire’s help in retaining his seat. Trump told The Washington Post he refused to endorse Ryan or Arizona Sen. John McCain in their re-election bids. “Neither Speaker Ryan nor anyone on his team has ever asked for Donald Trump’s endorsement. And we are confident in a victory next week regardless,” Zack Roday, a Ryan campaign spokesman, said in a statement...
  • Polls show Gary Johnson taking more support from Clinton, not Trump

    08/03/2016 9:21:45 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    Hot Air ^ | August 2, 2016 | Taylor Millard
    There’s always been this notion the Libertarian Party is just full of Republicans who want to smoke pot. It’s one of the dumbest stereotypes out there because there’s so much more to libertarianism than people realize. Libertarians believe in a much smaller federal government than the GOP does, focusing on free trade vs. endless wars, and letting consenting adults do what they want to do in the bedroom. This isn’t stopping Republicans from pushing the entire, “A vote for Gary Johnson is a vote for Hillary Clinton,” claim. Even Larry O’Connor (who is a smart guy, and has a great...
  • GOP Senator: Colleagues Should Denounce Trump 'for Good of the Country'

    08/02/2016 2:07:36 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 72 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 8-2-2016 | Bridget Johnson
    A senator who says he's not in the "Never Trump" camp but has refused to endorse the GOP presidential nominee declared "some of us need to push back on these statements made by Donald Trump, I think, for the good of the party, for good of the country." "We need to because somebody making these kind of statements shouldn't become president," Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) told MSNBC. "And I hope that he changes." The Washington Post reported last month on tension between Trump and Flake at a Capitol Hill meeting of GOP senators. Flake introduced himself as “the other senator...
  • The Latest: More Democrats resign after email hack

    08/02/2016 1:38:32 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    xfinity ^ | August 2, 2016 | The Associated Press
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT): 3:05 p.m. Two more Democratic Party officials have resigned in the wake of an embarrassing email hack. Chief finance officer Brad Marshall and communications director Luis Miranda left their jobs on Tuesday, the Democratic National Committee says. Earlier Tuesday, The Associated Press reported that DNC chief executive Amy Dacey had resigned. Dacey has been hired to work for a Democratic communications firm, AP reported....
  • There’s no writing off Donald Trump in polarised white America

    08/02/2016 12:38:44 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 61 replies
    The South China Morning Post ^ | August 2, 2016 | Niall Ferguson
    Niall Ferguson says the Republican presidential nominee has emerged as a champion of the disgruntled lower classes, who – though poorer and less educated than the nation’s elite – are legion In his brilliant and prophetic 2011 book, Coming Apart, my friend Charles Murray identified the stark social division that is defining this year’s US presidential election. Murray’s book was unabashedly about “the state of white America”. The white population of the US, he argued, is more polarised than at any time in the past half century. On the one hand, there is a “cognitive elite”, who are educated at...
  • LAWS ARE FOR THE LITTLE PEOPLE: Harry Reid admits to violating election law, (truncated)

    08/02/2016 6:30:25 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 16 replies
    Instapundit ^ | 8-1-2016 | Glenn Reynolds
    LAWS ARE FOR THE LITTLE PEOPLE: Harry Reid admits to violating election law, but FEC won’t prosecute. The Federal Election Commission, which considered legal action against former Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee for joking about fundraising, won’t punish Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid for admitting to violating an election law. The reason: It’s not worth the effort. The agency voted 4-0 against pursuing action after FEC lawyers wrote a four-page memo that said Reid’s fundraising committee admitted to failing to comply with an election law requirement, but that it wasn’t worth the time or money to prosecute. Boy, people in...
  • Dems lap up Hillary Kool Aid at their own risk

    08/01/2016 3:44:39 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 1, 2016 | Stephanie M. Jason
    “Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” — Albert Einstein The Democrat Party wants Americans to believe that Hillary Clinton, and her running mate Virginia Senator Tim Kaine, are progressives who favor progress towards better conditions in the government and society. However, as Mark Twain stated, “Action speaks louder than words but not nearly as often.” Why is it that intelligent and kind-hearted people can succumb to the deceptive practices of politicians and drink their proverbial “Kool-Aid”? To many Americans, this may seem like madness, but I recall a time when I, too, succumbed...
  • Democrats Admit Trump Is ‘On To Something’

    08/01/2016 10:15:14 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | August 1, 2016 | James S. Robbins
    Sorting through the Wikileaked Democratic National Committee emails I ran across an unexpected subject line: “Trump on to something.” Indeed? The May 10, 2016 email was from DNC press secretary Mark Paustenbach to communications director Luis Miranda. Attached were the results of the May 10 Quinnipiac University Swing State Poll of battleground states Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania. The excerpted portion of the poll in the email read: From Florida section: “Republicans’ weakness among minority voters is well known. But the reason this race is so close overall is Clinton’s historic weakness among white men. In Florida, she is getting just...
  • Ex-Sanders aide: Trump could win

    08/01/2016 9:36:09 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    The Hill's Briefing Room Blog ^ | August 1, 2016 | Jesse Byrnes
    Bernie Sanders's former campaign manager, Jeff Weaver, says Democrats shouldn't underestimate Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. “I certainly think she can win, yes," Weaver told Politico for a podcast published Monday, of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. "But it’s going to be much closer than many people think,” Weaver continued. “I think some people on the Democratic side who think that, you know, Trump is such a buffoon that it’s already won — but I think he’s a very dangerous opponent and I think he certainly has the ability to win as well," he said. Trump received a bounce in polling...
  • In Poll After Poll Trump Leads Clinton Among Independent Voters

    07/31/2016 7:04:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | July 31, 2016 | Alex Pfeiffer
    General election polls of the nation and battleground states consistently show Republican nominee Donald Trump besting Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton among independent voters. This lead among independent/non-party affiliated voters for Trump is also found in polls where Clinton leads overall. For example, in the most recent poll of national voters from Public Policy Polling, Clinton leads Trump 46 percent to 41 percent. Among independent voters, however, Trump leads 42 percent to 35 percent. In another recent national poll from CNN/ORC, Trump leads Clinton 44 percent to 39 percent. This poll has Trump leading Clinton by 18 percent among independents, 46...
  • Donald Trump Campaign To Focus On Black Voter Outreach

    07/31/2016 1:32:10 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    National Public Radio ^ | July 31, 2016 | Weekend Edition Sunday
    Donald Trump is unpopular with black voters, but Omarosa Manigault is trying to change that. NPR's Elise Hu speaks with Manigault, Trump's director of African-American outreach. Transcript ELISE HU, HOST: Donald Trump's presidential campaign is attempting to appeal to communities of color. But it's going to be a tough road. A recent Washington Post poll shows 94 percent of black voters disapprove of Trump. That's something Omarosa Manigault is trying to change. She worked in the Bill Clinton White House but made her name on Donald Trump's reality show "The Apprentice." Now she's director of African-American outreach for Donald Trump....
  • Trump supporters rally during Hillary Clinton event in Youngstown

    07/31/2016 1:17:24 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    WFMJ-TV ^ | July 31, 2016 | Janet Rogers
    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Donald Trump supporters were just a few blocks away from Clinton's event at East High School on Saturday. Some supporters told 21 News the Clintons are good at saying the right things, but don't do the right things. They also blame the North American Free Trade Agreement for decimating jobs. Former President Bill Clinton signed NAFTA into law in 1993. “We want to make sure we get somebody in who supports our troops, our police officers and our veterans,” one supporter said. Mahoning County Republican Party Chair Mark Munroe said Bill Clinton did not fulfill a promise...
  • Donald Trump can win Pennsylvania. Here's why

    07/31/2016 11:55:45 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    CNBC ^ | July 31, 2016 | Jeff Cox
    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump essentially had his legion of Pennsylvania supporters at "I'm building a wall." An anti-immigration stance is a powerful thing in a state that's been inundated with new residents from across the border. The composition of Pennsylvania's population has been shifting, with foreign-born residents now making up double the percentage of Keystone State citizens in 2015 than they did 25 years prior. (Immigrants still only make up 6.4 percent of the population.) For some Pennsylvanians, the changes have been hard to bear. They complain of streets that aren't as safe as they used to be, and...
  • Second Day On Campaign Trail and Clinton-Kaine Cancel Cleveland Ohio Appearance…

    07/31/2016 8:52:05 AM PDT · by RayofHope · 53 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07/31/2016 | Sundance
    CLEVELAND – Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and her running mate Tim Kaine will no longer be visiting Cleveland on Sunday. Clinton’s campaign tells Fox 8 that the event was canceled due to time constraints. The pair will still be stopping in Youngstown on Saturday night before heading to Columbus on Sunday. (read more)
  • 2016 Presidential Polling Scandal

    07/29/2016 5:27:04 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    FITS News ^ | July 29, 2016
    REUTERS CHANGES ITS POLL AFTER DONALD TRUMP ERASES HILLARY CLINTON’S HUGE Two weeks ago, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton was leading GOP nominee Donald Trump by a whopping 13 percent, according to Reuters/ Ipsos’ polling. Clinton’s 46-33 percent margin in this survey was due to the fact that “Americans have become increasingly positive about Clinton this month.” Really? How quickly things can change. This week, Reuters/ Ipsos’ polling shows Trump leading Clinton by a 39-37 margin – a huge swing. Clearly this cannot stand. The government-media-corporate-Hollywood elite have already decreed that Clinton will win the presidency … and lots of...
  • Election 2016 is over. Trump won

    07/29/2016 10:47:45 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 33 replies
    USA Today | July 29, 2016 | David Mastio
    Link only due to copyright issues: http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2016/07/29/trump-polls-winning-clinton-democratic-convention-speech-column/87700524/?AID=10709313&PID=6164151&SID=ir81fabw28015ndv00dth
  • Was Trump's poll rise because of, not despite, the convention?

    07/29/2016 10:26:02 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | July 28, 2016 | Sean Higgins
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump got a poll boost from last week's convention, rising 5 points in RealClearPolitics.com's weighted poll average since it began, putting him almost a point above Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. This was despite a convention that by any standard was a raucous mess, suggesting that maybe controlled, tightly scripted conventions aren't the benefit they are assumed to be. The Republican event in Cleveland including numerous stories of last-minute resistance by the "Never Trump" folks, pundit Laura Ingraham providing liberals with fodder to claim she ended her speech with a Hitler salute, the Trump campaign getting caught...
  • NEW ELECTION POLL: TRUMP UP BY 6 AFTER DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION

    07/29/2016 10:13:27 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 112 replies
    Regated ^ | July 29, 2016 | Sam Wenkert
    JULY 29: A new election poll released this morning (conducted on July 28) by the USC Dornsife / LA Times Presidential Election Poll shows that Donald Trump has 46.7% of the total popular vote, while Hillary Clinton lags behind with 40.6% of the popular vote. 2,188 people were surveyed. This is a very surprising result, considering that the Democratic National Convention usually gives the Democratic candidate a large boost in the polls. It did not seem to be the case this year for Hillary Clinton....
  • Keep It At Seventeen Inches

    07/29/2016 9:30:11 AM PDT · by Redwood71 · 19 replies
    2016 | Rusty Demeluis
    In Nashville, Tennessee, during the first week of January, 1996, more than 4,000 baseball coaches descended upon the Opryland Hotel for the 52nd annual ABCA convention. While I waited in line to register with the hotel staff, I heard other more veteran coaches rumbling about the lineup of speakers scheduled to present during the weekend. One name, in particular, kept resurfacing, always with the same sentiment — “John Scolinos is here? Oh man, worth every penny of my airfare.” Who, is John Scolinos, I wondered. No matter, I was just happy to be there. In 1996, Coach Scolinos was 78...
  • Riots and Massive Protests Occurred Outside the DNC. Funny that the Media Hasn’t Mentioned That

    07/28/2016 10:05:18 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    Red State ^ | July 28, 2016 | Brandon Morse
    Funny how that wasn't brought up. As some know, a four mile long fence was constructed around the DNC - go figure - to keep out unwanted protestors. These "unwanted protestors" being groups like Black Lives Matter - go figure again - and angry former Sanders voters who feel the DNC cheated them out of what they feel is their rightful candidate's nomination. According to UnicornRiot, which has been covering the activities outside of the DNC, these Bernie voters were many, and mad...
  • Hillary Clinton’s Petard

    07/28/2016 9:47:06 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    The New York Sun ^ | July 27, 2016 | Editorial of The New York Sun
    “Why do I have to get involved with Putin? I have nothing to do with Putin. I’ve never spoken to him. I don’t know anything about him other than he will respect me. He doesn’t respect our president. And if it is Russia—which it’s probably not, nobody knows who it is—but if it is Russia, it’s really bad for a different reason, because it shows how little respect they have for our country, when they would hack into a major party and get everything. But it would be interesting to see—I will tell you this—Russia, if you’re listening, I hope...
  • Even after a convention that critics panned, Trump got a big bounce. Will Clinton gain now too?

    07/28/2016 9:03:23 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    The Los Angeles Times ^ | July 28, 2016 | David Lauter
    Donald Trump has gotten a significant boost from his party’s nominating convention last week; now, Hillary Clinton will try for her own. Clinton and her supporters won’t know for several days how much Thursday’s acceptance speech will improve her standing with voters — polls lag behind the events they measure because gathering accurate data takes time. In Trump’s case, the post-convention bounce started to show up in a significant way on Sunday in the USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times Daybreak tracking poll of the presidential race. The boost continued to build for several days and Trump now holds a 7-percentage-point lead,...
  • Trump’s strategy to distract from Democratic convention carries risks, rewards

    07/28/2016 5:22:23 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    WWMT-TV ^ | July 28, 2016 | Stephen Loiaconi|
    Following Donald Trump’s unusual mid-Democratic National Convention press conference Wednesday, two schools of thought quickly formed among political observers. Liberals and conservative Trump critics saw his comments, particularly his call for Russia to hack and release Hillary Clinton’s personal emails, as disastrous and disqualifying. Some argued that the Republican nominee felt the need to act out because the media was so focused on the Democrats. “Trump’s statement is impossible to defend on the merits,” wrote Dara Lind of Vox. “But it’s actually really easy to understand why he made it: Donald Trump hasn’t been in the news yet all week.”...
  • Gary Johnson and Bill Weld: Yes, we’ve spoken to Mitt Romney and he’s considering an endorsement

    07/28/2016 2:13:39 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 33 replies
    Hot Air ^ | July 28, 2016 | Allahpundit
    Via Red State, Romney already said he’d take a look at Johnson in an interview with CNN last month (excerpted in the clip below) but that was hypothetical and qualified by concerns over libertarian support for legal weed. Johnson and Weld are telling you now that things are in motion. Does Romney have anything to lose at this point by going the whole nine yards and endorsing a third-party candidate? He’s already gone eight yards in refusing to back Trump, and he saw what sort of reception Ted Cruz got for the lesser offense of politely avoiding an endorsement. Any...
  • Pelosi says uneducated white men like Donald Trump because of ‘guns, gays and God.’ Is she right?

    07/28/2016 11:38:49 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 72 replies
    The Washington Post's The Fix ^ | July 28, 2016 | Amber Phillips and Emily Guskin
    And I think that, so many times, white — non-college-education — educated white males have voted Republican. They voted against their own economic interests because of guns, because of gays, and because of God, the three G’s, God being the woman’s right to choose. --House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) to Judy Woodruff in an interview Wednesday What Nancy Pelosi said isn't necessarily a new idea: the theory that white, working class men vote Republican because of social issues and -- from Democrats' perspective -- to the detriment of their economic interests. But it is worth taking a closer look...