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  • Watch Live: Donald Trump Rally in Myrtle Beach, SC (11-24-15)

    11/24/2015 3:56:17 PM PST · by jennychase · 153 replies
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    Watch Live: Donald Trump Rally in Myrtle Beach, SC (11-24-15)
  • Report: Dog bites officer during traffic stop, arrest

    11/24/2015 12:08:54 PM PST · by aomagrat · 11 replies
    WIS TV ^ | 24 November 2015 | Michael Turner
    HOLLY HILL, SC (WIS) - Two Eutawville residents are facing multiple felony charges after police say their dog bit an officer during an arrest. According to the incident report, Scott Jones, 24, and Kayla Wallace, 26, were arrested Saturday afternoon after two citizens reported a tan Cadillac with a beat-up front end almost struck the doors of the CVS on Old State Road and then ran over a curb. The report states an officer found the vehicle and pulled it over to check on the occupants. After pulling over the vehicle, Jones told the officer he didn’t have a valid...
  • Graham & McCain talk about the ‘opportunism’ of Ted Cruz and the need to fight the Islamic State

    11/23/2015 8:55:17 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    The Washington Post's PostPolitics ^ | November 23, 2015 | David Weigel
    Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) returned to the campaign trail this weekend, making seven stops in New Hampshire with his colleague and preferred presidential candidate, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.). After the third stop, at an American Legion hall in Hudson, N.H., the two hawkish Republicans sat down for a joint interview about the refugee crisis, the need to send troops to fight the Islamic State, whether the secretary of state should resign, and what the world would look like had voters made McCain president seven years ago. WP: You both mentioned that there are senators who are late-comers to this issue,...
  • Cruz super-PAC makes big South Carolina play

    11/23/2015 4:12:26 PM PST · by Isara · 17 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 23, 2015 | Jonathan Swan
    A super-PAC supporting Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is making its biggest investment to date, installing a data-driven grassroots operation in early-voting South Carolina.Keep the Promise PAC has hired 14 full-time field directors and county organizers in the state, which holds one of the nation's first primary contests, the group said in a statement. Recruited to lead the South Carolina team is former state Rep. Dan Tripp (R), who had spearheaded efforts there for the now-defunct presidential campaign of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. "This significant investment in South Carolina is indicative of the growing national support for Sen. Cruz," Tripp...
  • New Trump Instagram targets Hillary ("Hillary, there is nothing to laugh about.")

    11/23/2015 10:32:58 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 34 replies
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  • Trump posts video of Clinton laughing over Benghazi flames

    11/23/2015 1:13:49 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 58 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 23, 2015 | By Jesse Byrnes
    GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump's latest video, posted online Monday, portrays Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton laughing over flaming images of the Benghazi attack. "Hillary has been having a laugh at our expense for years," reads text at the beginning of the video, followed immediately with a series of video clips of the former secretary of State chuckling. Clinton's laughter can be heard while several news clips fly across the screen highlighting several controversies, from Whitewater to the recent federal investigation into her private email arrangement while at State. The final clip of Clinton laughing — taken from her testimony...
  • How Donald Trump’s ground game looks in early states

    11/23/2015 11:17:57 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 46 replies
    Market Watch ^ | Robert Schroeder
    Poll after poll shows that Donald Trump is the candidate to beat for the Republican presidential nomination. But does he have the "ground game" to actually pull it off? His organization in states early on the GOP primary calendar, at least, suggest he's building the infrastructure that could help him win the nod, analysts say. Take Iowa and South Carolina. In Iowa, which holds the first caucuses of the 2016 White House race on Feb. 1, the billionaire has 12 paid staff members on the ground. That's reportedly more than anyone except for Jeb Bush, and includes Chuck Laudner, the...
  • Clinton Foundation’s Colombian ‘Private Equity Fund’ Was Unregistered

    11/23/2015 2:17:14 AM PST · by markomalley · 9 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 11/23/15 | Alana Goodman
    The Clinton Foundation’s Colombia-based investment company was not registered as a private equity fund in the country, which may have allowed it to avoid certain industry regulations and oversight from the Colombian government.Although Fondo Acceso described itself as a “Private Equity Fund” in company promotional materials and business presentations, it is not listed in a database of current or previously registered private equity funds maintained by the Colombian government.Colombian legal experts consulted by the Free Beacon said that Fondo Acceso did not appear to have violated any laws by calling itself a private equity fund, as long as it was...
  • James O'Keefe: What Does Huma Say on about Syrian Refugees on Undercover Video?

    11/22/2015 3:58:51 PM PST · by Diago · 66 replies
    James O'Keefe Twitter ^ | November 22, 2015 | James O'Keefe
    Excited to release our new video on @HumaAbedin tomorrow (Monday) from an event where recordings were prohibited, of course.
  • Egyptian President Sisi tells UK: finish job in Libya to stop another Syria

    11/03/2015 7:12:41 PM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 10 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 03 Nov 2015
    David Cameron should complete the "mission" he started in Libya to prevent the country becoming another Islamist-dominated state like Syria, Egypt's President will demand when he visits Downing Street on Wednesday.
  • MUST WATCH: Hillary Clinton’s Pro-Jihadist Political Fundraiser

    11/21/2015 7:03:45 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 5 replies
    DC Whispers ^ | 11.20.15
    t has already been proven Hillary Clinton will take money from Muslim nations with long histories of brutality against women, minorities, and homosexuals. Now it is being proven she is taking money from anti-American pro-Jihadist legal rights groups as well who have actively sought to defend figures responsible for direct threats to the United States -- including for the bodyguard of Osama Bin Laden. Even by Clinton standards this is bizarre…
  • Donald Trump Can’t Say 'No' - Is That What We Want in a President?

    11/20/2015 11:30:00 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 493 replies
    National Review ^ | November 20, 2015 | Charles C. W. Cooke
    As has been made abundantly clear by his incessant mewling and pathetically thin skin, Donald J. Trump is not in fact an unwaveringly resolute tough guy of the type you would hope to find standing next to you in the trenches, but an insecure attention seeker who cannot help but pander to his audiences' prejudices. In the past few days, Trump has been asked variously whether, if elected, he would use his power to close mosques; whether he believes that Muslims should be registered in a special government database; and whether or not it would be a good idea to...
  • Rubio Hits Cruz For 'Weakening' U.S. Spy Programs

    11/16/2015 7:29:35 PM PST · by VinL · 12 replies
    US NEWS ^ | 11/16/15 | David Cantonese
    Sen. Marco Rubio called out Sen. Ted Cruz by name Monday night for voting to "weaken U.S. intelligence programs," escalating their increasingly intense rivalry for the Republican presidential nomination. Calling it a distinctive issue in the campaign for the White House, the Florida senator said, "At least two of my colleagues in the Senate aspiring to the presidency, Sen. Cruz in particular, have voted to weaken the U.S. intelligence programs just in the last month and a half. And a weakening of our intelligence gathering capabilities leaves America vulnerable." Rubio, speaking before The Wall Street Journal CEO Council at the...
  • 13-year-old homeschooler shoots, kills felon during home invasion

    11/20/2015 12:26:19 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 25 replies
    Red Alert Politics ^ | 11-16-15 | Ed Staff
    Two men with extensive criminal backgrounds attempted to break in to a home in Ladson, South Carolina in the middle of the day last week. They were greeted by an unlikely hero: a 13-year-old, who takes public classes online at home. When the alleged burglars attempted to enter the property, the boy killed one of them and scared off the other. One of the burglar's guns was identified as a Colt .45, and the weapon the boy used was unreported — except that the gun belongs to his mother, who owns it for self-defense.
  • VIDEO: Donald Trump Town Hall at Wofford College

    11/20/2015 11:09:11 AM PST · by JoeSeales · 17 replies
    Donald Trump ^ | 11-20-15 | Donald Trump
    Live stream kept going out on me so heres the full replay if you missed some of it. GOP Presidential candidate and front-runner Donald J. Trump spoke and answered questions at a town hall event at Wofford College in Spartanburg, SC on Friday, November 20, 2015.
  • 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...
  • In South Carolina, it’s still pretty much all Trump all the time

    11/19/2015 10:57:09 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 10 replies ^ | Jazz Shaw
    Let's pause from the international terrorism news for a moment this morning and recall that we still have a presidential primary going on. We saw last night that Florida continues to deliver great news for Donald Trump and horrible news for Jeb Bush, with Ben Carson finally beginning to sink back down toward the second tier. But before Florida votes there are a few other states, including South Carolina which goes third. The results there are something of a mirror of Florida because following the last debate, The Donald is solidifying his position among Palmetto State Republicans, and the margin...
  • Poll: After debate, Trump still leads SC GOP primary [Trump 25% Carson 17% Cruz 14%]

    11/18/2015 8:53:49 PM PST · by GonzoII · 34 replies ^ | November 18, 2015 | JAMIE SELF
    COLUMBIA - Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump remains the top choice for S.C. GOP primary voters and has a wider lead over Ben Carson than recent polls have shown, a new poll found. According to the Benchmark Research poll, Trump leads the state's GOP presidential primary with 25.5 percent support. Carson trails at 17.5 percent. A poll earlier this month showed Trump with a 4-percentage point lead over Carson. Another poll taken during the same period showed Carson ahead by 1 percentage point. The results put U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas and Marco Rubio of Florida closer to Carson,...
  • Paris Attacks Complicate Hillary Clinton’s Alignment With Obama

    11/17/2015 10:20:43 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 13 replies
    New York Times ^ | November 17, 2015 | AMY CHOZICK
    In her pursuit of the Democratic nomination for president, Hillary Rodham Clinton has emphasized her ties to President Obama. She regularly tells the story of how he wooed her into serving as his secretary of state and recites, typically to a roar of applause, the line: "President Obama doesn't get the credit he deserves.... Appearing acutely aware of how liberal primary voters, particularly in Iowa, view her hawkish reputation, Mrs. Clinton said on Saturday that "this cannot be an American fight" and that the United States should not bear "the bulk of the responsibility.".... At a campaign event in Ames,...
  • Why Hillary Clinton Is Too Old And Sick To Be President

    11/17/2015 10:12:43 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 42 replies
    Red State ^ | 11/17/2015 | By: streiff (Diary)
    Ever since Hillary Clinton announced her run for the presidency concerns have been raised in many quarters, by people of all political persuasions, that she was simply too old to hold the office if she was elected. Hillary, if elected, would be the second oldest person to win the office after Ronald Reagan. But where Reagan was very active throughout his life, Hillary is a different story.    Hillary never participated in athletics when she was younger, something about being too ugly to participate. And now, as she approaches the BIG SEVEN-ZERO she is very out of shape. It is a safe...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Ted Cruz in Sun City: Condemns plan to accept Muslim Syrian refugees after Paris attacks

    11/16/2015 2:09:56 PM PST · by Isara · 19 replies
    Island Packet ^ | November 16, 2015 | Staff reports
    Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Ted Cruz speaks to the audience during his event in the pavilion at Sun City Hilton Head the morning of Nov. 16. Delayna Earley During a campaign stop in Sun City Hilton Head Monday, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz condemned President Barack Obama's plan to accept up to 10,000 Syrian refugees following the attacks in Paris. The plan "is nothing short of lunacy," Cruz, a presidential contender, told an overflow crowd of hundreds at the community's pavilion. "This is a humanitarian crisis. There are genuine refugees that need to be cared for, but they should be...
  • Haley says she still supports giving refuge to persecuted

    11/16/2015 12:56:15 PM PST · by aomagrat · 36 replies
    WIS TV via AP ^ | Nov 16, 2015 | SEANNA ADCOX
    <p>COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Gov. Nikki Haley says she's re-evaluating international refugee programs in light of the terrorist attacks in Paris but continues to support allowing the persecuted to come to South Carolina.</p> <p>State Senate Majority Leader Harvey Peeler called on the Republican governor to end her support, saying South Carolina can't take any chances on an "oops moment" in vetting asylum seekers.</p>
  • Email Reveals e Huma Abedin Warning State Department Staffer That Hillary “Often Confused”

    11/16/2015 9:54:31 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 85 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | November 16, 2015
    Judicial Watch today released more than 35 pages of emails former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s top aide Huma Abedin revealing that Abedin advised Clinton aide and frequent companion Monica Hanley that it was “very important” to go over phone calls with Clinton because the former Secretary of State was “often confused.” The emails, from Abedin’s “” address, also reveal repeated security breaches, with the Secretary’s schedule and movements being sent and received through Abedin’s non-governmental and unsecured Clinton server account. The emails document requests for special State Department treatment for a Clinton Foundation associate and Abedin’s mother, a controversial...
  • Forget Paris: GOP candidate to double funding for Syrian 'refugees'

    11/15/2015 3:55:27 PM PST · by amorphous · 56 replies
    WND ^ | 15 Nov 2015 | Leo Hohmann
    In the wake of the deadly Paris attacks by ISIS, some GOP presidential candidates such as Ted Cruz, Donald Trump and even Marco Rubio are calling for an end to Syrian refugee resettlement in the U.S. Most of the others have been silent or vague on the issue of Syrian refugees - about 2,000 of whom have already arrived in the U.S. despite warnings from the FBI that it’s impossible to vet their backgrounds. But there is one candidate who is clearly on the record wanting more Syrian Muslims to pour into American cities and towns as "refugees," despite the...
  • Presidential candidate Ted Cruz talks religious freedom at Florence Baptist Temple

    11/15/2015 3:32:58 PM PST · by Isara · 4 replies
    Morning News ^ | Sunday, November 15, 2015 | Justin Johnson
    Texas Sen. and GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz visited and spoke at Florence Baptist Temple on Sunday, November 15, 2015. FLORENCE, S.C. - Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, a 2016 Republican Party presidential candidate, touched on a number of topics but focused mainly on the issue of religious freedom in the United States when he spoke Sunday morning to a packed church at Florence Baptist Temple. Cruz, the son of a pastor and a missionary, spoke with the cadence of a man who was no stranger to the church. He opted not to stand at the pulpit, though, instead working...
  • Cruz Takes Aim at Obama's Use of 'Freedom to Worship' (video)

    11/14/2015 2:02:19 PM PST · by Isara · 26 replies
    CBN News ^ | Saturday, November 14, 2015 | Paul Strand and Robin Mazyck
    Watch the video Presidential hopeful Sen. Ted Cruz had some harsh words for the Obama administration Saturday. Cruz is holding a religious freedom rally in Greenville, SC. Before the event, he spoke with reporters about the Obama administration and what he called "an antipathy" the President has for Christians. Read the transcript below."The beauty of the First Amendment is it protects religious liberty across the board. It protects Christians, it protects Jews, it protects Muslims, it protects anyone who is engaged in peaceful exercise of their faith. That being said, the Obama administration has demonstrated a particular antipathy for Christians....
  • Lindsey Graham: If Court Rules Marriage Bans Unconstitutional It Will Be Time To Move [tr]

    05/05/2015 9:01:44 AM PDT · by C19fan · 41 replies
    Buzzfeed ^ | May 4, 2015 | Andrew Kaczynski and Molly Ward
    South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, who is expected to announce a presidential bid, says if the Supreme Court rules same-sex marriage bans unconstitutional, then it will be time for Republicans to move on. Graham told Boston Herald radio on Monday that society is changing and a constitutional amendment defining marriage as between a man and woman is no longer possible. Well, can you be for traditional marriage? Yes. Am I for traditional marriage? Yes, I believe marriage has stood the test of time between a man and a woman, ordained by God, and thats most societies have been organized...
  • Rally to Defend Religious Liberty [Live Event]

    11/14/2015 9:05:36 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 6 replies ^ | 11/14/15 | Ted Cruz, et al
    Greenville, SC | 12 pm ET | #DefendReligiousLiberty
  • (Lindsey) Graham: Obama is 'not a traitor'

    11/13/2015 12:03:14 PM PST · by maggief · 75 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 13, 2015 | Mark Hensch
    Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) corrected a woman who called President Obama a "traitor" during an event on Friday. "He's a traitor," the woman called out during Graham's appearance at the Sunshine Summit in Orlando, accusing the president of betraying the U.S. with the Iran nuclear deal. "No, ma'am, he's not a traitor," Graham responded. "He just doesn't know what he's doing."
  • Ted Cruz Continues His Outreach to Evangelicals With Two Rallies

    11/13/2015 7:19:13 AM PST · by Isara · 1 replies
    New York Times ^ | November 13, 2015 | Matt Flegenheimer
    It is no secret that Senator Ted Cruz of Texas is serious about wooing evangelical voters.Remarks on the stump are laced with references to religious liberty - and what Mr. Cruz sees as attacks against it. His team has assembled a master list of 411 national evangelicals whose support has been deemed most critical, according to a campaign official. The campaign said Mr. Cruz had secured the support of 191.And over the next two days, Mr. Cruz will make his case at a pair of rallies aimed at the class of voters who will be central to his fortunes. He...
  • CCSO: Burglary suspect dead, another arrested after teen opens fire

    11/11/2015 12:42:44 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 10 replies
    NBC 12 (Charleston, SC) ^ | 11/10/15 | Ray Rivera
    Authorities say one burglary suspect is dead and another arrested after a 13-year-old boy opened fire at a home in Ladson on Tuesday. The Charleston County Coroner's Office identified the deceased suspect as 31-year-old Lamar Brown of Summerville who died at Trident Hospital at 2:32 p.m. from gunshot wounds. Investigators with the Charleston County Sheriff's Office arrested 28-year-old Ira J. Bennett of North Charleston and charged him with first-degree burglary and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime. Around 1:53 p.m., deputies responded to a home on Elderwood Drive in the Woodside community for a report...
  • Former Upstate youth pastor's wife dies after being shot, church says

    11/11/2015 9:39:30 AM PST · by madison10 · 15 replies ^ | 11/11/2015 | Carla Fiele
    <p>ANDERSON, S.C. —The pregnant wife of a former Upstate youth pastor has died after being shot in the head during a home invasion, according to church officials.</p> <p>Amanda Grace Blackburn, wife of Resonate Church pastor Davey Blackburn, died Wednesday morning, according to a Facebook post by the church.</p>
  • State Dept Watch Logs Show Hillary, Obama MIA During Benghazi Attack

    11/10/2015 11:18:00 AM PST · by b4its2late · 62 replies
    Town Hall ^ | 11/9/2015 | Jim Hanson
    Hillary Clinton failed to provide proper security to the US Consular facility in Benghazi, Libya before the attack on Sept. 11, 2012 and she failed to secure any rescue operations for the four Americans who eventually died there. Recently released watch logs from the State Department operations center show she made no official inquiries from 10:30 p.m. that night through 7:15 a.m. the following morning. That is a long time to be missing when a U.S. diplomatic facility is under attack. Why was no rescue effort mounted? That is the question that has been driving good people crazy since this...
  • Report: FBI Escalates 'Full Blown Investigation' Into Hillary's Unsecure Email Server

    11/10/2015 2:42:08 PM PST · by Kaslin · 34 replies ^ | November 10, 2015 | Guy Benson
    Hillary Clinton's top Democratic "rival" may believe that people are sick of hearing about her "damn emails," but that pronouncement -- since walked back, as its issuer fades in the polls -- evidently does not apply to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Politico reports that the bureau's probe into Clinton's improper, unsecure email scheme has been ramping up, not petering out: Even as Hillary Clinton tries to put questions about her private email server behind her, the FBI has stepped up inquiries into the security of the former Secretary of State's home-made email system, and how aides communicated over email,...
  • SC poll: Carson unhurt by controversies [Mainstream Media losing more impact? Trump 25 Carson 21]

    11/10/2015 10:26:24 AM PST · by GonzoII · 36 replies ^ | November 10, 2015, 12:43 pm | Jonathan Swan
    The negative media scrutiny over Ben Carson's life story is not harming his popularity, with the retired neurosurgeon buoyant in a new poll , and South Carolinians declaring they do not care about the controversies.Whether it is his scholarship offer to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, his unusual theory about pyramids, or his stories about being an angry and violent youth, South Carolina Republican voters remain untroubled, says a new survey by the liberal-leaning firm Public Policy Polling (PPP). Carson holds his second place in the GOP field in S.C. with 21 percent of the vote — exactly where...
  • Cruz, Rubio gaining on Trump, Carson in SC presidential primary

    11/10/2015 9:57:15 AM PST · by Isara · 47 replies
    The State ^ | November 10, 2015 | Jamie Self
    Donald Trump remains the frontrunner in South Carolina's Republican presidential primary, a new poll says, but his support is slipping.Meanwhile, Ben Carson's support remained steady, keeping him in second place. However, U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio gained ground on the frontrunners.In two polls also released Tuesday, Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton continues to hold strong leads over U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley.The GOP presidential primary poll, released Tuesday by the Democratic-leaning Public Policy Polling, found Trump with 25 percent support from likely S.C. GOP primary voters, down from 37 percent support in September....
  • Incredible – Amazing – Almost, Well, Unbelievable: Ben Carson Skyrockets With Massive Surge In S

    11/09/2015 5:15:04 PM PST · by ncalburt · 81 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | November 9 ,2015 | Sundance
  • South Carolina college on lockdown, police responding to shooting on campus

    11/09/2015 6:58:06 PM PST · by rdl6989 · 30 replies ^ | November 9 2015
    WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) — A two-year college went on lockdown Monday night, due to a shooting on campus, according to the Spartanburg Methodist College's social media pages.
  • Education Expert: Political Elites Only See Children As Cogs In A Machine

    11/08/2015 8:04:38 AM PST · by · 16 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 11/08/2015 | Ginni Thomas
    Joy Pullmann, a nationally-recognized education expert, claims that "normal people in fly-over country" feel exploited by cultural and political elites who have moved from not listening to the people, to exploiting them. What worries the education expert - who is now the managing editor of The Federalist - the most about a Hillary Clinton presidency is "the distaste factor" stemming from the former secretary of state raising her child with nannies. According to Pullmann, Hillary is "so out of touch" with so little to share with parents. Pullmann continues in the exclusive interview with the Daily Caller News Foundation by...
  • Hillary Clinton Campaign Asked, "Is She A War Hawk?"

    11/07/2015 9:58:19 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 14 replies
    Published on Nov 7, 2015 Hillary Clinton's Communications Director stumbles in response to a charge from Rand Paul that Clinton espouses a neo-conservative foreign policy.
  • Democrats woo black voters at South Carolina forum

    11/06/2015 7:13:15 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 12 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Nov. 6, 2015 8:55 PM EST | Lisa Lerer and Bill Barrow
    The Democratic presidential contenders opened a televised forum in the early voting state of South Carolina Friday night with an attack on front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton, who's seen her numbers rise after a summer slump. [...] The forum marked the start of a weekend of wooing African-American voters in South Carolina. Clinton used the campaign swing to expand on her criminal justice policy, rolling out a series of new proposals that would reduce mandatory minimum sentencing for nonviolent drug offenders, grant greater discretion to judges and retroactively eliminate the five-year minimum sentence for possession of crack cocaine. ...
  • Key Clinton's emails did not contain highly classified secrets, inquiry finds

    11/06/2015 11:12:55 AM PST · by amorphous · 67 replies
    Politico ^ | 6 Nov 2015 | Josh Gerstein
    The U.S. intelligence community has retreated from claims that two emails in Hillary Clinton’s private account contained top secret information, a source familiar with the situation told POLITICO. The determination came from Director of National Intelligence James Clapper’s office and concluded that the two emails did not include highly classified intelligence secrets. Concerns about the emails' classification helped trigger an on-going FBI inquiry into Clinton's private email set-up.
  • 11-year-old boy dies after saving little sister from bus stop hit-and-run

    11/05/2015 6:08:44 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 39 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | November 5, 2015 | Alyssa Pereira
    A family in South Carolina is mourning the loss of their 11-year-old son La'Darious Wylie this week, who perished after saving his 7-year-old sister Sha'Vonta from being hit by a car. The two children were waiting for their school bus Tuesday morning when a driver nearly struck young Sha'Vonta. La'Darious, seeing the car headed for his sister, shoved her out of the way just in time, but in the process, left himself in harm's way.
  • Ted Cruz’ most excellent day

    11/05/2015 9:29:36 AM PST · by Isara · 22 replies
    Conservative Republican News ^ | November 5, 2015 | Kent Kellar
    There must have been an old school phone booth somewhere near Ted Cruz' D.C. office, as the Senator from Texas seemed to have gone into superhero mode on Nov. 4. Let's recap the loquacious one's most excellent day.In the morning, as a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Cruz grilled Stuart Delery, Obama's nominee for U.S. Associate Attorney General, who in his current role at the Justice Department approved the Operation Choke Point initiative that sought to deny banking services to gun dealers and other businesses.Cruz explained his opposition to Delery's nomination because of this political weaponization of Obama's Justice...
  • Bernie Sanders: Hillary Clinton's Emails Deserve Scrutiny

    11/04/2015 9:31:24 PM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 26 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | November 4, 2015 | By Marina Fang
    Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), who declared during last month's Democratic presidential debate that "the American people are sick and tired" of hearing about Hillary Clinton's private email account, on Wednesday defended a federal probe into the matter and said it should continue. “You get 12 seconds to say these things,” Sanders told The Wall Street Journal, referring to his comments at the debate. “There’s an investigation going on right now. I did not say, ‘End the investigation.’ That’s silly. ... Let the investigation proceed unimpeded.” In one of the most memorable moments of the debate, Sanders chided the media for...
  • Video: Family members of three Benghazi victims contradict Hillary campaign claim

    11/04/2015 2:26:10 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Hotair ^ | 11/04/2015 | Guy Benson
    When Washington Post fact-checker Glen Kessler awarded Marco Rubio ‘Two Pinocchios‘ for his CNBC debate assessment that the recent Benghazi hearings had exposed Hillary Clinton as a liar, he rooted his conclusion –partially, at least — in two factors. First, he argued that although it’s legitimate to point out Hillary’s conflicting statements about the attacks, jumping to “lie” requires a higher standard of proof. Given the alleged “fog of war” that hung over the deadly event, Kessler said, it’s unfair and uncharitable to accuse Clinton of outright lying. Second, he cited a statement from Clinton’s campaign flat-out denying that...
  • Join Ted Cruz in South Carolina! (Nov. 14 - 16)

    11/04/2015 8:36:20 AM PST · by Isara · 5 replies
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