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  • Justice Dept. Asked For News Site's Visitor Lists

    11/10/2009 9:55:57 AM PST · by Nachum · 44 replies · 2,047+ views
    CBS News ^ | 11/10/09 | Declan McCullagh
    In a case that raises questions about online journalism and privacy rights, the U.S. Department of Justice sent a formal request to an independent news site ordering it to provide details of all reader visits on a certain day. The grand jury subpoena also required the Philadelphia-based Indymedia.us Web site "not to disclose the existence of this request" unless authorized by the Justice Department, a gag order that presents an unusual quandary for any news organization.
  • Trump Protestor Rioted At 2004 RNC Convention

    11/16/2016 9:07:16 AM PST · by Kevin C · 9 replies
    Red Broward ^ | 11/15/2016 | Tom Lauder
    Following her arrest at Sunday’s anti-Trump protest in Fort Lauderdale, Marah Lieberman wants to play the victim. She claims police mistreated her and falsely claimed she attacked pro-Trump folks. According to The New Times, Lieberman claims she was yelling a people chanting “build the wall.” “I didn’t put my hand on anybody. I didn’t touch anybody. I was just shouting,” Lieberman told New Times after posting bond Monday evening. “I got tackled on the ground. My back hurts, my wrists are sore, and my thumbs are still numb.” Video of the arrest shows a handcuffed Lieberman refusing to stand up...
  • Thiel's Republicans Depart from Reagan

    07/27/2016 7:04:40 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 79 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 27, 2016 | Star Parker
    The primetime airing of remarks of billionaire technology entrepreneur Peter Thiel at the Republican National Convention was no accident. Thiel was given a starring role at the convention to make some things clear. That although lip service may be paid in the party platform to traditional, biblical values and opposition to gay marriage, this is really no longer what the GOP is about. Thiel brought his credentials as a high-tech billionaire to the stage to announce to the world that he is gay. In this, those organizing the convention told the world that, despite what the platform says, Thiel represents...
  • Of Course, The Media Went Nuts Over Melania Trump's Plagiarism Fiasco,

    07/24/2016 11:58:13 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 24, 2016 | Matt Vespa
    The Republican National Convention is over, but that didnÂ’t stop the media from going nuts over the plagiarism flap that marred the first night of events. Melania Trump delivered what was a very good speech on the first night of the convention. Yet, there were a couple paragraphs that looked and sounded very familiar. Why? It was because those passages were lifted from Michelle ObamaÂ’s 2008 address to the Democratic National Convention. Team Trump had tripped up, so the media blood sports began. As Guy noted, to make matters worse, it appears as if the original author of MichelleÂ’s speech...
  • Video: Donald Trump Calls to Thank Cleveland Police Chief and Officers for Keeping RNC Convention...

    07/23/2016 3:06:07 PM PDT · by blueyon · 14 replies
    the gateway pundt ^ | 7/23/16 | Kristinn Taylor
    "Video: Donald Trump Calls to Thank Cleveland Police Chief and Officers for Keeping RNC Convention Safe" Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump called Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams on Friday to thank him for keeping the Republican National Convention held this week in Cleveland safe. The call came as Williams was attending a media availability with bike patrol officers outside the Quicken Loans Arena where the convention was held. Williams put Trump on speaker so he could speak to the approximately fifty officers. The officers can be seen in video tightly surrounding the chief to hear Trump speak. Afterward, many of...
  • Bold: Fox News Anchor Asks Obama If New Polling Is an 'Indictment' of His Presidency

    07/23/2016 10:30:07 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 23, 2016 | Cortney O'Brien
    resident Obama didn’t seem prepared for the tough questions directed at him by Fox News’ Kevin Corke during his joint press conference with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto at the White House on Friday.Corke, while acknowledging that Obama’s approval ratings were above water, then provided the president with some unflattering polling that reveals over 70 percent of Americans believe the country is on the wrong track. Poll: Is the country going in the right or wrong direction? pic.twitter.com/exbOnQuzKJ— Fox News (@FoxNews) July 23, 2016 Is that number an “indictment” of his presidency? Corke wondered. Obama, clearly annoyed, responded by noting these statistics are nothing...
  • How The Trump Family Became The New Camelot In Four Days

    07/23/2016 6:04:05 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 127 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 23, 2013 | Liz Crokin
    The political conventions seem to birth new political stars every four years and this year’s Republican National Convention was no different. In 2004, a virtually unknown senator from Chicago gave an electric speech at the Democratic National Convention that thrust him into the international spotlight and set him on a path to the White House. That man was President Barack Obama. This year’s GOP convention didn’t just produce a new rising star -- it birthed a whole dynasty of superstars. The world now knows why political pundits have been calling Donald Trump’s family members his secret weapon. Trump’s wife and...
  • The Everyday Woman: Ivanka’s $138 Dress versus Hillary’s $12,495 Jacket

    07/22/2016 1:44:33 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 104 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 22, 2016 | ALEX SWOYER
    1,357 Ivanka Trump reportedly wore a $138, blush-colored dress from her own fashion line — sold at Macy’s and Nordstrom — when she introduced her father Donald Trump on Thursday night at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, where he accepted the Republican Party’s nomination for President of the United States. The 34-year-old fashionista also wore her own dress on Wednesday night. “The entrepreneur was also sporting her own designs — $158 off-white dress, $135 black suede pumps and her own considerably pricier precious jewelry — in the Quicken Loans Arena on Wednesday night, when photographers shot her pointing...
  • Pence Saves Republican Party After Cruz Disaster

    07/22/2016 9:40:02 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 95 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 22, 2016 | Larry Kudlow
    Ted Cruz essentially gave a career-ending speech at the GOP convention on Wednesday night. Cruz's speech was a slap in the face to GOP nominee Donald Trump. "Vote your conscience" is a wonderful-sounding phrase. But we all know what he meant: Don't vote for Donald Trump. I was in the convention hall and the crowd's reaction was unbelievable. It started out as a few hands waving in the air and some booing, and then it just grew and grew throughout the entire convention hall. And then boom! It was absolute bedlam. I've been to most of the GOP conventions since...
  • So Much for 'Unprecedented' Jail Talk

    07/22/2016 4:33:23 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 22, 2016 | Brent Bozell
    The Republican National Convention's rowdy chants about Hillary Clinton -- "Lock her up!" -- have caused liberal journalists to get extremely distressed. In its lead editorial on July 21, The Washington Post fulminated that team Trump's "descent from standard red-meat partisanship to unprecedented accusations of criminality displays contempt for the rule of law and a startling disinterest in fact and reason." That's strong brew. It's too bad for them that it's completely false. Somehow, the Post writers are acting like they were born yesterday, or slept through the last Republican presidency. They've chosen to overlook that their liberal friends in...
  • LIVE THREAD:RNC National Convention Day 4 July 21, 2016 starts @ 7:20pm ET

    07/21/2016 2:28:34 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 3,706 replies
    [Thursday, July 21, 2016/ 7:20 PM EDT] Make America One Again Convention Called to Order Reince Priebus Chair, Republican National Committee Entertainment Heavenly Joy Presentation of the Colors VFW Post #6846 Cleveland, OH Pledge of Allegiance To Be Announced The National Anthem Ayla Brown Singer/Songwriter Invocation Reverend Dr. Steve Bailey Pastor, New Philadelphia First United Methodist Church Remarks Fran Tarkenton Former NFL Quarterback, Media Personality, and Businessman Remarks Brock Mealer Wauseon, OH Video We Win Because Remarks The Hon. Marsha Blackburn (TN) U.S. Representative Remarks The Hon. Mary Fallin (OK) Governor Remarks Dr. Lisa Shin Korean Americans for Trump Video...
  • 'Fact-Checkers' vs. the Benghazi Mom

    07/20/2016 10:08:36 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 20, 2016 | Brent Bozell
    When FBI Director James Comey came before the press to deliver his bizarre proclamation -- that Hillary Clinton had lied relentlessly about her private email server but shouldn't be prosecuted because no prosecutor would ever dare take her to court (even though prosecutors all over the country rose to say they'd do so immediately) -- many were shocked and angered. One industry was thoroughly embarrassed: the media-elite "fact-checker" websites and projects, from PolitiFact to FactCheck.org to The Washington Post's Fact Checker column. These so-called guardians of truth felt forced to revise and upgrade their "Pinocchio" counts to reflect the fact...
  • Who Gets Absolute Moral Authority?

    07/20/2016 7:01:35 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 20, 2016 | Michelle Malkin
    My 12-year-old son couldn't remember the phrase "take a walk down memory lane" last week, instead describing a stroll through "nostalgia road." I knew it would come in handy. Put on your hiking boots and join me for an educational trip down good ol' nostalgia road. It seems like yesterday when Champion of Wimmin Maureen Dowd, bemoaning the lack of sympathy for anti-war mom Cindy Sheehan, declared in The New York Times that "the moral authority of parents who bury children killed in Iraq is absolute." No ifs, ands or other hedging qualifiers. Absolutely absolute. And it was just a...
  • LIVE THREAD:RNC National Convention Day 3 July 20, 2016 starts @ 7pm ET

    07/19/2016 11:58:42 PM PDT · by nikos1121 · 3,397 replies
    Wednesday: Make America First Again • 7 p.m.: Speech by nominee for Vice-President • TBA: Speech by Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich • TBA: Speech by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) • TBA: Speech by Eileen Collins, retired astronaut • TBA: Speech by Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi • TBA: Speech by Laura Ingraham, former attorney and host of the Laura Ingraham Show • TBA: Speech by Phil Ruffin, hotelier and owner of Treasure Island Hotel and Casino • TBA: Speech by Michelle Van Etten, entrepreneur • TBA: Speech by Ralph Alvarado, Jr., State Senator for Kentucky and Physician...
  • LIVE THREAD:RNC National Convention Day 2 July 19, 2016 starts @ 5:30pm ET

    07/19/2016 2:24:53 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 2,804 replies
    Tuesday, July 19, 2016: Republican Convention, Day 2 Tuesday’s Theme: Make America Work Again • 5:30 p.m.: - Roll call of states • TBA: Mr. Donald Trump will be officially nominated as the party’s nominee for president • TBA: Speech by Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson • TBA: Speech by Eric Trump • TBA: Speech by Tiffany Trump • TBA: Speech by Lt. Gen. (R) Michael Flynn • TBA: Speech by Dana White, President of Ultimate Fighting Championship • TBA: Speech by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) • TBA: Speech by Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.) • TBA: Speech by Sharon...
  • Newt: It's a 'Betrayal' If Cruz Doesn't Endorse Trump During Convention Speech

    07/18/2016 5:12:04 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 159 replies
    Townhall.com (The publisher of the article) ^ | July 18, 2016 | Cortney O'Brien (The author who wrote the piece)
    Newt Gingrich spoke with Fox News’s Greta Van Susteren live from Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena on Day One of the RNC convention Monday night. At the beginning of their conversation, they addressed the controversy around who is and who isn’t present at the convention as the Republican Party gets ready to crown Donald Trump their 2016 nominee. At least one speaker, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), has yet to endorse the GOP nominee. Susteren asked Gingrich if he believed Trump’s former presidential opponent would finally announce his support for Trump during his speech Wednesday night. “Well I hope he does” endorse...
  • LIVE THREAD:RNC National Convention Day 1 July 18, 2016

    07/18/2016 4:35:32 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 2,872 replies
  • Here Is The List of People Speaking at the RNC Convention

    07/14/2016 8:55:43 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 123 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 14, 2016 | Katie Pavlich
    The Republican National Committee has released the list of people who will speak at the 2016 convention in Cleveland next week: Pastor Mark Burns                                                     Phil Ruffin                                                               Congressman Ryan Zinke                                        Pat Smith                                                                  Mark Geist                                                                John Tiegen                                                             Congressman Michael McCaul                                 Sheriff David Clarke                                                 Congressman Sean Duffy                                        Darryl Glenn                                                            Senator Tom Cotton                                                   Karen Vaughn                         Governor Mike Huckabee                                       Mayor Rudy Giuliani                                              Melania Trump                                                         Senator Joni Ernst                                               Kathryn Gates-Skipper                            Marcus Luttrell                                         Dana White             Governor Asa Hutchinson   Attorney General Leslie Rutledge    Michael Mukasey Andy Wist          Senator Jeff Sessions        Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn   Alex Smith         Speaker Paul Ryan    Congressman Kevin McCarthy Kerry Woolard .Senator Shelley Moore Capito...
  • Federal judge strikes down Cleveland RNC protest zone restrictions

    06/23/2016 11:16:28 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 18 replies
    politico.com ^ | Louis Nelson
    A federal judge on Thursday struck down rules set for protesters at next month’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Ohio’s branch of the American Civil Liberties Union brought the suit last week against the city of Cleveland, arguing that restrictions on protesters within the “event zone” around Quicken Loans Arena are unconstitutional. Those restrictions would ban certain items, including large backpacks, tape and string, and limit where within the 3.5 square mile zone demonstrators can speak and hold a parade.
  • Meet the Rules Committee: 112 people who may decide the Republican nominee

    04/12/2016 7:03:20 AM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 38 replies
    CNN ^ | 04/12/2016 | Tom LoBianco
    The Republican National Convention Rules Committee is the most powerful group you've never heard of -- it will set the rules of the convention and could potentially keep John Kasich off the ballot, open the battle to House Speaker Paul Ryan or create a dozen other different scenarios that decide the result. Its power is only limited by the political constraints of Republican Party leaders worried about the long-term effects of Donald Trump winning or losing the nomination. "He who writes the rules, rules -- as the old saying goes," said Gary Emineth, former chairman of the North Dakota Republican...