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  • 2016 Americas Gift To Hillary - The Oval Office!

    05/04/2016 6:23:21 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 57 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/04/16 | Dave Merrick
    Completely disjointed and impotent conservatives America is going to have a Democrat - specifically Hilary Clinton - for its next president. I sincerely hope Im wrong about this one - but Im not. What follows is why and embarrassingly devoid of anything close to rocket science. Four years ago the right caved. And its going to keep happening because none of what caused it last time has changed. The self-consumed GOP doesnt behave as though they understand the challenges they really face regarding capturing public support. Most of the problem is how they are perceived - and that is worsened...
  • Bing: Primary results and predictions (Trump 1366 delegates)

    05/02/2016 3:18:43 PM PDT · by GilGil · 15 replies
    Bing ^ | 5/2/2106 | Staff
    In the remaining primaries Bing is forecasting that Trump will lose one state Nebraska and if you look at the Bing polling for Nebraska Cruz is at 41.9% and Trump at 40.9%. Nebraska could go for Trump looking at how he is trending lately. Bing is projecting that Trump ends up with 1366 delegates not too far off from what the Trump people are forecasting at 1400.
  • Trump Is All Set For A New Record And Will Beat George W. Bush Record of 10.8M!!

    05/02/2016 8:08:21 AM PDT · by scottycraig · 9 replies
    The last record was set in 2000 by George W. Bush, who earned 10.8 million votes. Looking at Trumps campaign, he will most likely knock this record. (Excerpt) Read more at KokoSoup
  • THE NEXT PRESIDENT ????!!!!

    04/26/2016 11:07:30 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 9 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles ^ | 4-26=16 | bible
    Many foresee a shadow though they look dimly through the veil, But what I AM doing and whom I have chosen I am yet to unveil, For few have truly ventured to enter in, They look for their own satisfaction and invite sin, I AM The One to lift up and remove and set down! I alone wear The Crown! A true upset is coming but to me is no surprise, So few come and enter in so I can open their eyes, For what comes next is a step of Prophecy, The next president is not chosen by men...
  • Lena Dunham promises to leave the country if Trump elected, Trump responds: Now I have to win!

    04/26/2016 9:09:55 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 59 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/16/26 | Robert Laurie
    Rosie and Whoopi too. Frequently naked TV actor and horrific human being, Lena Dunham, is worried. Donald Trump is running for President and, if he wins, it will spark a global catastrophe or something. Honestly, were not entirely sure what she thinks is going to happen, and we dont really care. Shes deep in the tank for Hillary, so its a safe bet she harbors the same fears about anyone who would dare usurp her chosen queen. Because of her deep-seated fears, shes joined a growing list of Hollywood leftists who are incentivizing a Trump presidency by promising to leave...
  • Americans Overwhelmingly Engaged in 2016 Election (Trump Hillary even)

    04/25/2016 11:50:13 AM PDT · by GilGil · 23 replies
    Media Relations ^ | 4/25/2016 | John Shevrin
    In a head-to-head matchup of each partys frontrunner, Mrs. Clinton leads Mr. Trump by only 3 percentage points nationally (46 to 43; 11 percent undecided). Comparatively, Mr. Sanders fares slightly better against Mr. Trump (51/40/10). The Republican Party has a strongly favorable political environment for winning the White House, said pollster Ed Goeas, president and CEO of The Tarrance Group. If a mainstream Republican candidate were the presumptive nominee, the GOP would likely be in a strong position for a lot of wins, top to bottom, in November.
  • Virginia Gov. McAuliffe to Restore Rights to 200K Felons

    04/22/2016 4:55:52 PM PDT · by Abiotic · 34 replies
    The Washinton Free Beacon ^ | April 22, 2016 | Morgan Chalfant
    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, a Democrat, will sign an order Friday restoring the voting rights of more than 200,000 felons in the state. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported that the unprecedented move will also allow felons living in Virginia to sit on a jury, serve in elected office, or become a notary. The order will effectively restore the civil rights of both nonviolent and violent felons who have served their time in prison and completed parole. According to the McAuliffe administration, the move will affect roughly 206,000 felons currently living in Virginia who have finished their prison sentences but not applied...
  • FBI head: No timetable for completing Clinton email probe

    04/21/2016 6:58:08 PM PDT · by PreciousLiberty · 35 replies
    AP ^ | 4/21/2016 | Too ashamed to say
    WASHINGTON FBI Director James Comey says there's no timetable for the FBI to complete its investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server when she was secretary of state. Comey told an Aspen Security Forum audience on Thursday that the FBI does not set timetables on any of its investigations. The comments echo assertions that he and Attorney General Loretta Lynch have made in recent months.
  • Rise of the Superpresident

    04/20/2016 4:50:28 PM PDT · by Aquamarine · 16 replies
    Thetrumpet.com ^ | May-June 2016 | Andrew Miller
    Bypassing the checks and balances imposed by America’s founders, the executive branch has come to new heights of power. Historians may look back on Jan. 14, 2014, as a tipping point in American history. On that day, President Barack Obama urged his cabinet to help him identify ways to advance economic recovery by circumventing the legislature. “We’re not just going to be waiting for legislation in order to make sure that we’re providing Americans the kind of help they need,” the president told reporters before his cabinet meeting. “I’ve got a pen, and I’ve got a phone. And I can use...
  • Larry Summers: The prospect of Donald Trump being president is the gravest threat to America

    04/14/2016 11:34:01 AM PDT · by MAD-AS-HELL · 72 replies
    Yahoo Finance ^ | 04/14/16 | Nicole Sinclair
    Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers spoke at the International Monetary Fund on Wednesday, warning against austerity measures amid a tepid economy. Yahoo Finance sat down with him to get little more color on the economy and to find out what keeps him up most at night. I think the prospect of Donald Trump being President would be the gravest threat to our prosperity, our security, and our freedom in my adult lifetime, Summers said. That's the thing I would worry most about.
  • MY INTRODUCTION FOR TRUMP

    04/08/2016 7:14:02 AM PDT · by shortstop · 34 replies
    boblonsberry.com ^ | 04/08/16 | Bob Lonsberry
    If I was asked to introduce Donald Trump, after I had had a child lead us in the Pledge of Allegiance and asked all the veterans to stand for a round of applause, this is what I would say: Ladies and gentlemen, I am proud of you. I am proud of you for working jobs and paying taxes and raising families. I am proud of your love of this country, and proud of the fact that you are willing to stand up and be heard. I'm proud of you for supporting Donald J. Trump as he takes a baseball bat...
  • Bernie and Hillary are both right. Neither is qualified to be President.

    04/07/2016 6:11:45 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/07/16 | Robert Laurie
    You're not qualified. NO, YOU!! Its rare that Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders can unite Republicans in universal agreement. Usually, we point out the flaws in their beliefs, ridicule their terrible policies, and do our best to expose their incoherence. Not today. Today, we applaud their clarity. First, Hillary accused Bernie of campaigning on issues he doesnt understand and making promises he cant keep. She was pressed on whether Bernie is qualified. She didnt specifically say that she thought Sanders was unqualified, but she also refused to say that he was. Instead, she argued that the core issue of his...
  • STEVE MILLER Drops Bomb on TED CRUZ: He Proposed Legislation to Double Muslim Immigration in America

    04/02/2016 11:21:36 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 143 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | April 02, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    Steve Miller spoke this morning at the Donald Trump town hall in Racine, Wisconsin. Miller destroyed Ted Cruz on the senators immigration and trade record. Miller pointed out that Ted Cruz supported the Trans-Pacific Trade Deal that will cost the US millions of jobs. Cruz also pushed to expand Muslim immigration into America. This is despite the fact that Obama has issued 68o,000 green cards to immigrants from Muslim countries in the last five years. The Cruz amendment would have doubled the number of Muslim immigrants to America to up to 1.35 million. Steve Miller added, Why is it that...
  • Ted Cruz wants police empowered to 'patrol and secure Muslim neighborhoods' after Brussels attacks

    03/24/2016 2:37:53 PM PDT · by ChessExpert · 35 replies
    Business Insider ^ | March 22, 2016 | Allan Smith
    Ted Cruz, "Today radical Islamic terrorists targeted the men and women of Brussels as they went to work on a spring morning. In a series of co-ordinated attacks they murdered and maimed dozens of innocent commuters at subway stations and travelers at the airport. For the terrorists, the identities of the victims were irrelevant. They we are all part of an intolerable culture that they have vowed to destroy. For years, the west has tried to deny this enemy exists out of a combination of political correctness and fear. We can no longer afford either. Our European allies...
  • Why is this Anti-Gun, Wolf in Sheeps Clothing Candidate still Running for President?

    03/18/2016 8:45:44 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 29 replies
    Constitution.com ^ | March 18, 2016 | Guest Columnist
    Tim Macy, Chairman of Gun Owners of America, wrote an open letter to Second Amendment supporters exposing Republican presidential candidate John Kasich’s real anti-gun agenda.Labeling Kasich the “wolf in sheep’s clothing” still in the presidential race, Macy points to Kasich’s close relationship with Leftist, Communist, billionaire George Soros. In fact, the Soros Fund Management is one of John Kasich’s top financial contributors.“This can hardly be a surprise,” Macy writes. His full letter can be read here. An abbreviated version is below.Kasich and Soros share two important traits: (1) their desire to mess up the Republican selection process for devious motives,...
  • Donald Trump's 1988 Interview With Oprah

    03/18/2016 5:58:20 AM PDT · by Howard Morrison · 17 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1988 | Oprah Winfrey Network
    Young Donald Trump being interviewed by Oprah. #Trump
  • Doomsday Savior? How Paul Ryan Will Pick the Next President

    03/17/2016 3:38:10 PM PDT · by hoagy62 · 41 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 3/16/16 | Adam Phillips
    Its hidden there in plain sight, even if it hasnt happened since the election of 1825: The people will not pick the next president, Congress will. We wrote about this last week on Medium, and now the story is beginning to flesh out. Politico reports that leading conservatives will meet on Thursday to plot out a third-party spoiler plan to beat presumed nominee Donald Trump. With Marco Rubio suspending his campaign after losing the Florida primary and it is beginning to appear he will reverse his previous words to support a nominee Trump. Because there will be a third party...
  • Just Shoot Them All, Say Moms Demand Action Activists About Texas Gun Rights Group

    03/17/2016 7:13:10 AM PDT · by pilgrim · 77 replies
    breitbart.com/Texas ^ | March 15, 2016 | Lana Shadwick
    The presence of a gun rights group at the Texas State Capitol during President Obamas visit to the SxSW festival elicited members of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense to call for gun violence against the group. Among other incitements to violence, Just shoot them all, and Shoot the a**bags, they said. Moms Demand Action members posted, Do[n]t arrest them just shoot them, these people are crazy, Time to use an assault weapon on this trash, Just shoot them all, and Mow them down. Another added, a**hats. no one has taken your guns. you are the ones causing problems. [P]lease...
  • Trump/Fiorina

    03/16/2016 11:22:28 PM PDT · by Jeff Chandler · 82 replies
    Vanity
  • Trump: A Bogeyman or Just a Man?

    03/15/2016 6:56:30 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 16 replies
    National Review ^ | 3/15/2016 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Trump is crude and politically clueless, but no more so than the Clintons, Sanders or Obama. Donald J. Trump thus far has not shown that he has the level-headedness to be president. He has no political ideology and could just as well govern to the left of Hillary Clinton as to the right of her. Yet his sloppy way of speaking has earned him equally sloppy, over-the-top analogies to Mussolini, Hitler, George Wallace, and a host of other populist and racist demagogues. But is he uniquely dangerous, ignorant, or cruel in terms of either distant or recent American...
  • Cruz's Path to Victory: The Math and Science

    03/14/2016 8:43:15 PM PDT · by JediJones · 61 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | 3/10/2016 | Daniel Horowitz
    ...if Rubio and Kasich exit the race after March 15...Ted Cruz can beat out Donald Trump... [Trump] has a very high floor of support because he has garnered more media attention than any candidate in the history of presidential politics. ...that same media attention has convinced almost every other Republican voter...to oppose him at all costs. ...had this battle been a two man race after Super Tuesday, Cruz would already be leading... The March 15 Roadblock Donald Trump could not ask for a more fortuitous situation in which the mixture of his challengers, their home states, and winner-take-all status all...
  • The First Time Party Bigwigs Tried to Stop a Front-Runner From Becoming President It Backfired

    03/14/2016 4:43:58 PM PDT · by Libloather · 28 replies
    Politico Magazine ^ | 3/13/16 | Andrew Saunders
    The First Time Party Bigwigs Tried to Stop a Front-Runner From Becoming President It BackfiredBig-timeWhat the GOP can learn from the story of Andrew Jackson in 1824. America has never seen a presidential candidate like this before. Detractors point to his lack of political experience, his poor grasp of policy, his alleged autocratic leanings and his shady past. They believe this man without much of a political platform (but with interesting hair) has neither the qualifications nor the temperament to be president. Yet in defiance of conventional wisdom, he is leading his three main rivals in the race for the...
  • Pennsylvania Judge Rules That Ted Cruz is Eligible to Run for President

    03/13/2016 1:59:11 AM PST · by Zakeet · 70 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | March 11, 2016 | Jacob Gershman
    A Pennsylvania judge has rejected an effort to kick Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz off the state primary ballot, ruling that the Texas senators birth outside of the United States doesn't disqualify him from the ballot under the U.S. Constitution. The ruling is the latest legal victory for Mr. Cruz on the eligibility question. So-called "birther" suits have been filed in other states, including New York and Illinois. The cases in those two states were dismissed on technical grounds. [Snip] Unlike the suits filed against Mr. Cruz in other states, the case in Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court resulted in a ruling...
  • The Only Way to Stop Trump

    03/12/2016 9:59:23 PM PST · by kathsua · 104 replies
    London Telegraph ^ | March 12th, 2016 | reasonmclucus
    Its probably too late for Republicans to keep Donald Trump from getting the Republican presidential nomination. There is a remote possibility that Gov. John R. Kasich could defeat Trump if Sen. Marco Rubio and Sen. Ted Cruz dropped out and threw their support to Kasich
  • WHY I BACK TRUMP....an opinion piece...

    03/11/2016 11:39:08 AM PST · by Rustybucket · 56 replies
    My own Analysis | 3/10/2016 | Rustybucket
    I posted this response in 2 other posts, and was requested that I post it by itself. So far I have gotten positive responses, but all comments are welcome. I understand the core problem with people who do not support Trump. They look at him as a guy who says one thing and does another. This is not the case. I will explain. Trump, is a businessman. It is his job to get what he wants to get done, while satisfying as many opponents in the process. He does this as a daily skill he has developed over the years....
  • How To Be The Biggest, Bestest, Smartest, Most Purdy President There Ever Wuz

    03/09/2016 8:53:21 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/09/16 | Ron Marr
    Hanging them all out to dry, airing out the stench and noting the various rips, holes, stains and patches would make for a fine vetting process. Theyve already got the flapping in the breeze technique down pat For the longest time I thought that old Kenny Rogers song was about laundry. I mean, you gotta know when to fold em, know when to hold em. You gotta know when to walk away, and know when to run. If those lyrics arent about socks, underwear, ripped-to-shreds T-shirts, and blue jeans covered in muddy paw prints, then I dont know what is....
  • 2017President Hillarys New Best Friend, Vladimir Putin

    03/07/2016 6:26:05 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/07/16 | William Kevin Stoos
    As she fantasized about higher taxes, free college for everyone, wealth redistribution, and a federal $20 per hour minimum wage, her socialist daydream was interrupted... It was January 21, 2017 and an exhausted President Hillary Clinton was basking in the afterglow of her swearing in the day before. Narrowly defeating Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election, she settled into her chair in the Oval Office on her first full day at the helm. She surveyed the room and dreamed of how she planned to serve out the third and maybe fourth terms of Barack Obamajust as she had promised...
  • Get Ready to Say President Trump (Trump has the advantage in seven crucial states).

    03/07/2016 1:51:43 PM PST · by Signalman · 55 replies
    US News ^ | 3/1/2016 | Jeff Nesbit
    Be careful what you wish for. Barring something cataclysmic coming out of the presidential primary contests throughout March, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are most likely now headed toward their national party's nomination. Until recently, a Trump nomination at the head of the Republican Party in 2016 is what Clinton's staff and political consultants had hoped for. Trump's high negatives mirror Clinton's in a general election meaning that party loyalty and voter turnout matter more than momentum or message. That, in theory, gives Clinton an edge. In every head-to-head national poll, Clinton tends to beat Trump by a few...
  • It Shouldn't Matter Who the President Is

    03/03/2016 5:30:12 PM PST · by rey · 7 replies
    FEE ^ | 3 Mar. 2016 | Jeffrey Tucker
    Freedom lovers everywhere are biting their nails during the election season, wondering how the damage can be limited. Depending on who gains control, we could have trade wars, nationalized health care, the pillaging of Wall Street and Main Street, more wars in the Middle East, a VAT tax, surveillance of your smartphone, mass deportations, internment camps, and worse. Read that sentence slowly in a deep voice and it sounds like the trailer to a dystopian film. Another Way Lets take a step back and ask whether it has to be this way. What if the power of government were so...
  • What If Marty McFly Arrived To The Future & Trump Was President?

    03/03/2016 10:04:25 AM PST · by OneVike · 28 replies
    YouTube ^ | 3/3/16 | Don't Feed The Trolls?
    This is a well done video of Marty McFly arriving back to the present time from the past, just to realize that Donald trump was President. It's a joke, but well done. Like Trump or not, this is funny. Marty Realizes Trump Became President
  • Megyn Kelly: Donald Trump Sounded Presidential During Super Tuesday Press Conference

    03/02/2016 3:25:15 PM PST · by GilGil · 80 replies
    Chicksontheright.com ^ | 3/2/2016 | Red Dawn
    Donald Trump using this night in a news conference that was, Megyn, a different environment. It was a different look and frankly it kind of looked presidential, Bret Baier said. Kelly agreed. Very smart, she said. Not only that, but holding himself out there, striking a reasonable tone. He wasnt full of the normal bombast, there were a few jabs, but sounding presidential which sort of will help some of his detractors see him in a different light perhaps, and focusing most of his on Hillary Clinton. It was a smart move, indeed. Trumps shifting his focus to the general...
  • Franklin Graham Makes a HUGE Announcement About Donald Trump!

    03/01/2016 6:54:15 AM PST · by OPS4 · 89 replies
    The Political Insider ^ | 1/26/51 | Kosar
    As Rev. Graham noted, Trump has been sounding the alarm on pastor Saeed Abedini, an American who has been held prisoner in Iran since 2012. His wife and children havent seen their husband and father in years, but Obama refuses to meet with them.
  • Oh, The Places You'll Go! President Tump! (And how to shut down a democrat hack)

    03/01/2016 6:21:13 AM PST · by 2banana · 23 replies
    2banana | 3/1/2016 | 2banana
    What a President Trump will be able to do: 1. Blame obama for every problem and issue for the next 7.5 years 2. Ignore laws he doesnt like 3. Make up laws he wishes he had 4. Arrest not one banker or a John Corzine swindler 5. Get really good at killing people 6. Bitterly divide us for political power 7. Add more to the deficit in four years than all the other administrations combined and accounting for inflation 8. By-pass the Senate with Czar Appointments 9. Bomb and make war without end without any congressional approval 10. Use of...
  • Nebraska conservative senator won't back Trump in general

    02/28/2016 10:02:55 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 90 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | February 28, 2016 | Dan Friedman
    Sen. Ben Sasse, a Nebraska Republican, said Sunday that he is unlikely to support real estate developer Donald Trump in a general election. "If Trump becomes the Republican nominee my expectation is that I'll look for some 3rd candidate - a conservative option, a Constitutionalist," Sasse tweeted Sunday night. Sasse, a conservative former university president, has previously been sharply critical of Trump's views, arguing the former reality television star does not embrace the conservative principles of limited government and liberty. Sasse becomes the most prominent congressional Republican to announce plans to deny Trump his support. "Christians - recognizing threats vs...
  • Marco Rubio Releases Tax Returns for last 13 Years. What is Donald Trump hiding? [ZOT]

    02/27/2016 3:29:05 PM PST · by flfreedom · 204 replies
    Marco Rubio Campaign ^ | 2/27/2016 | FlFreedom
    We cannot let Donald Trump be our nominee without releasing his Tax Returns. If there is a "bombshell" in there, it needs to come out now. If not, a Democrat bureaucrat in the IRS will leak them (just like with Mitt Campaign). A "bombshell" post nomination = President Hillary Clinton. Trump supporters and everyone else should demand this transparency from a possible president...there's too much at stake.
  • Help for the sincerely bewildered among the anti-Trump crew

    02/27/2016 11:05:36 AM PST · by tinyowl · 31 replies
    Youtube ^ | Jan, 2016 | Some Youtube Guy
    See youtube video Not posting for the name calling anit-Trumpers, or for that matter the name calling pro-Trumpers. This if for those who are bewildered by conservative support for Trump. I'm not trying to get you to vote for the guy, like him, or even support him. In fact, I don't really care, this is not going to reach enough people to change anything. But this is one reasonable, rational case. You don't have to agree with it. It doesn't cover everything. But it rises above the name calling, bickering and hyperbole going on here. I put it out as...
  • Trump: Metaphor For American Conservatism

    02/26/2016 12:49:01 PM PST · by Ohioan · 115 replies
    Truth Based Logic ^ | February 26, 2016 | William Flax
    With a few bold stokes of historic significance, Trump has single-handedly broken the hold that "politically correct" bullies have long exerted over the vast bulk of those euphemistically described as "public servants." Thanks to Trump, it may never again be quite so easy to intimidate dissent in America. With a few unpleasant, yet effective, strokes on the platform in Presidential debates, Trump has easily derailed the plans of political bullies & the incredibly wealthy users of those political bullies, who were trying to force the nomination of another globalist, Neocon influenced, candidate on the Republican Party; clearly demonstrating the tactical...
  • Kasich, Cruz ballot paperwork challenged in Pennsylvania

    02/26/2016 6:47:22 AM PST · by Buckeye McFrog · 33 replies
    WPXI.com ^ | February 25, 2016 | uncredited byline
    HARRISBURG, Pa. - Court challenges seeking to knock Republican presidential candidates Ted Cruz and John Kasich off the Pennsylvania primary ballot have been scheduled for hearings in March. The challenge to Kasich was filed by a Marco Rubio activist and will be heard March 9. It questions the signatures collected to get Kasich on the April 26 ballot. Two Cruz challenges will be heard March 10. One was filed by Carmon Elliott, a Pittsburgh Republican, who says Cruz isn't qualified to run for president because he was born in Canada. The other challenges the signatures collected to put Cruz on...
  • Donald Trump Praises Planned Parenthood (Vanity)

    02/25/2016 8:53:39 PM PST · by refreshed · 115 replies
    Vanity ^ | 02/25/2016 | refreshed
    Fellow Freepers, Here is the quote from Donald Trump regarding Planned Parenthood tonight. "But millions and millions of women, cervical cancer, breast cancer, are helped by Planned Parenthood. So you can say whatever you want but they have millions of women going through Planned Parenthood that are helped greatly." Questions for discussion: How is this not an endorsement of Planned Parenthood? In your opinion, should we support a candidate who endorses Planned Parenthood in any way, even performing non-abortive services?
  • Get over it, GOP, this is Trump's tipping point. He's going to be your candidate. (10 reasons why)

    02/25/2016 8:54:43 AM PST · by GilGil · 47 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 2/24/2016 | Piers Morgan
    Donald Trump is unstoppable. At least as far as the race to win the GOP nomination goes. It’s time for the Republican Party to drag their horrified, appalled, in-denial Ostrich heads out of the sands stretching across America from Malibu to the Hamptons and admit what everyone else can see is the bleeding obvious. The billionaire tycoon’s huge win in Nevada, his third on the bounce, is by far the most significant and for three reasons which fully justify Trump’s claim to be ‘winning, winning, winning’.
  • Decency for President (Max Lucado)

    02/25/2016 5:35:55 AM PST · by Samwell Tarly · 35 replies
    https://maxlucado.com/decency-for-president/ ^ | February 24, 2016 | Max Lucado
    As the father of three daughters, I reserved the right to interview their dates. Seemed only fair to me. After all, my wife and I’d spent 16 or 17 years feeding them, dressing them, funding braces, and driving them to volleyball tournaments and piano recitals. A five-minute face-to-face with the guy was a fair expectation. I was entrusting the love of my life to him. For the next few hours, she would be dependent upon his ability to drive a car, avoid the bad crowds, and stay sober. I wanted to know if he could do it. I wanted to...
  • God, Conservatism, and Donald Trump

    02/22/2016 6:46:12 AM PST · by DWW1990 · 39 replies
    Trevor Grant Thomas.com ^ | 2/22/2016 | Trevor Grant Thomas
    For the last several days, I’ve spent a lot of time spreading the following paragraph around the Internet: Donald Trump is a biblically-illiterate, adulterous, strip-club owning, casino magnate. He has been on every side of almost any political or moral issue you can imagine. Yeah, he's said some things that people like to hear, but what is there in his life that reveals that he will actually do what he says? He is "wise in his own eyes" and we should not be swayed by his cunning, craftiness, and deceitful scheming. Even the shallowest of political observers knows well that...
  • Trump win confounds critics who thought gaffes would do him in

    02/21/2016 10:45:10 AM PST · by ripnbang · 105 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | February 21, 2016 | Byron York
    For months, Donald Trump's antagonists in rival campaigns, in the GOP establishment and in the punditocracy have believed the time would come, someday, when Trump would say something so outrageous, so over-the-top, so out there that the scales would finally fall from his supporters' eyes and the Trump candidacy would collapse. The South Carolina campaign, some believed, would be that time.
  • AP-GfK Poll: Voters increasingly see Bernie Sanders as electable

    02/19/2016 9:11:16 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    AP ^ | 02/19/2016 | By LISA LERER and EMILY SWANSON
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The more Democrats learn about Bernie Sanders, the more they appear to like him. A greater percentage of Democratic registered voters view the Vermont senator as likable, honest, competent and compassionate than they did just two months ago, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll. Seventy-two percent now believe he could win the general election, a 21 percentage point increase from the last time the survey was conducted in December. The findings underscore the challenge facing Hillary Clinton as she enters the Democratic contest's pivotal spring stretch, when primaries across the country mean that many of the...
  • Bad news for Ted Cruz: his eligibility for president is going to court

    02/19/2016 6:36:53 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 336 replies
    Vox ^ | 02/18/16 | Dara Lind and Jeff Stein
    The problem: the meaning of "natural-born citizen" Here is what the Constitution says about who can be president: No Person except a natural born Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States, at the time of the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the Office of President; neither shall any person be eligible to that Office who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty five Years, and been fourteen Years a Resident within the United States. The problem is the Constitution doesn't define "natural born Citizen." Neither does any current law. And no one has...
  • To Restore The Constitution, The Voters Themselves Should Follow It

    02/18/2016 8:20:59 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 12 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | February 18, 2016 | Alan Keyes
    The forces that now have a stranglehold on both the so-called “major” political Parties are determined to overthrow the Constitution, turning the United States into an oligarchic tyranny, affirmed periodically by sham votes, as in the erstwhile Soviet Union. I can’t support anything produced by their sham political process. It’s all calculated to produce a result fatal to rightful liberty. Only a true grassroots movement can restore constitutional self-government in the United States. The presidential election, as envisaged by the Constitution’s provisions, actually requires such a grassroots mobilization, focused on the election of presidential electors. These electors are supposed to...
  • Dear America: Pause A Bit Before You Wed Donald Trump

    02/18/2016 7:14:59 PM PST · by Fester Chugabrew · 112 replies
    The Federalist ^ | February 18, 2016 | Cheryl Magness
    Hey there, honey. It's me, Cheryl. I just got the "save the date" announcement for your impending nuptials. Looks like you're planning on a November wedding. That will certainly be a beautiful time of year to get married, and I am glad to see you so excited and full of hope. You deserve some happiness. Here's the thing, though. I've been watching you with this guy Donald for a while now, and I'm concerned. I know how loudly he professes his love for you. He's taken you to some amazing parties and promised you an incredible future. After the way...
  • If you could merge Trump and Cruz ...

    02/18/2016 6:38:51 PM PST · by Peter ODonnell · 28 replies
    self published on FR
    I have previously mentioned on FR that I support Senator Ted Cruz for president. But a close second best choice for me would be Donald Trump. Part of me hopes that the ticket is Trump-Cruz. That way, you're likely to get the strengths of both men in one package. But whatever happens in that regard, my main concern is that the Republican nominee would be both committed to, and able to effect, changes in three key areas -- foreign policy, respect for the constitution, and a change in the balance of American social and political discourse towards greater individual liberty...
  • WHEN CANDIDATES ACT LIKE STALKERS

    02/18/2016 10:23:44 AM PST · by Bill Russell · 54 replies
    WilliamRussell.net ^ | 02/18/2016 | William Russell
    Since candidates first started throwing their hats in the ring for the Republican Presidential nomination, I have been cheering for Ted Cruz as my first choice. There were also a number of candidates whom I would gladly support against the Democratic challengers. I really liked the way Donald Trump was electrifying the electorate and he was near the top of my list. But that has changed. Trump is now at the bottom of my list. As I have watched Donald Trump's attacks on Ted Cruz in recent weeks, and especially those in the last few days leading up to the...
  • Trashing the 12th Amendment with the National Popular Vote

    02/17/2016 8:34:13 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 8 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 2/17/16 | Publius Huldah
    The compact for a National Popular Vote (NPV) is a destructive scheme. Yet it’s been approved by several States; and is pending in others. Since the text of the compact no longer seems to be set forth on the NPV website, we’ll look at the NPV bill now pending in Tennessee. In a nutshell, the compact seeks to evade the 12th Amendment to our Constitution (where the States elect the President); and substitutes a national popular vote where inhabitants of major metropolitan areas elect the President. The Constitution our Framers gave us The federal government created by our Constitution is...