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  • Surprisingly, Republicans and Conservatives Shouldn’t Fear a National Popular Vote

    12/12/2017 6:32:39 PM PST · by Mafe · 27 replies
    Right Wing News ^ | December 12, 2017 | Rachel Alexander
    Republicans are hesitant to switch from our winner-take-all state laws allocating electors to the electoral college to using the National Popular Vote. The National Popular Vote Plan would award all of a state’s electors to the candidate who wins the most popular votes in all fifty states. There is a fear that such a move will benefit Democrats, since Democrats won the popular vote even though they lost the elections in 2000 and 2016. But the truth is, Republicans are likely going to lose their ability to win the necessary swing state of Florida in the future, and they can...
  • Congress seems on track to avert weekend government shutdown

    12/06/2017 7:07:54 PM PST · by iowamark · 6 replies
    WTOP ^ | 12/6/17 | AP
    <p>Despite incendiary words from President Donald Trump, Congress seemed on track Wednesday to approving legislation that would avert a partial government shutdown over the weekend as all sides seemed ready to avert a confrontation — for now.</p> <p>Increasingly confident House leaders planned a Thursday vote on a bill that would keep federal agencies functioning through Dec. 22, and Senate approval was expected to follow. Even the head of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, whose members have been threatening to oppose the measure, predicted passage.</p>
  • 2016 General Election Editorial Endorsements by Major Newspapers [57 Shrillary, 2 Trump]

    12/06/2017 12:16:45 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 17 replies
    Top 100 Newspapers Based on Daily Circulation
  • Judging Roy Moore

    12/06/2017 11:24:30 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 41 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 12/5/17 | The Editorial Board Cucks of Wall & Broad
    A GOP victory in Alabama may be more costly than a defeat ....A Moore victory would keep the GOP Senate majority at 52, which seems to explain the unfortunate decision this week by President Trump and the Republican National Committee to endorse Mr. Moore. But victory would come at considerable cost. The Senate would be obliged to seat him, and the allegations would surely be referred immediately to the Ethics Committee, which is already vetting the sexual misconduct of Minnesota Democrat Al Franken. Depending on what the committee finds, there could be a vote to censure or expel Mr. Moore....
  • Roy Moore Rallies Southern Alabama: ‘These Are the Times That Try Men’s Souls’

    11/29/2017 9:20:57 PM PST · by blam · 9 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11-29-2017
    THEODORE, Alabama — At a rally in a small church outside Mobile in Theodore, Judge Roy Moore—the GOP nominee for U.S. Senate—fought off allegations against him and rallied supporters to his side with two weeks to go in the race. Moore used the speech to frame the election as bigger than between himself and his radical Democrat opponent Doug Jones—whose leftist positions he exposed from the pulpit—and to set his campaign on track for the final two weeks of campaigning ahead of the Dec. 12 general election. Moore opened his speech saying, “On January 17, 1776, George Washington led the...
  • Thousands Of Alabama Felons Register To Vote In Last-Minute Push

    11/29/2017 10:12:27 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 40 replies
    AL ^ | 11/27/17 | Connor Sheets
    Thousands of felons across Alabama have registered to vote in recent weeks, according to Pastor Kenneth Glasgow, who is heading up a statewide effort to get felons to the voting booth. Glasgow's goal is to get as many felons as possible signed up to vote before the end of the day Monday, the deadline to be able to cast a ballot in Alabama's Dec. 12 U.S. Senate special election. "In the last month, I think we registered at least five- to ten-thousand people all over the state," Glasgow, president of Dothan's The Ordinary People Society (TOPS) advocacy group, said Monday....
  • Melania Trump Blasts Vanity Fair As 'Liberal Media' Over First Lady Report

    11/27/2017 4:11:50 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 7 replies
    Int'l Business Times ^ | 11/27/17 | Joe Difazio
    Melania Trump responded Monday to a Vanity Fair article claiming that she didn’t want to be First Lady, basting the magazine as part of the “liberal media.” “Once again part of the liberal media, this time Vanity Fair, has written a story riddled with unnamed sources and false assertions. As a magazine tailored to women it is shameful that they continue to write salacious and false stories meant to demean Mrs. Trump, rather than focus on her positive work as First Lady as a supportive wife and mother,” said a spokeswoman for Melania Trump in a statement to CNN. “As...
  • Puerto Ricans could transform Florida politics, and parties are taking notice

    11/27/2017 7:11:14 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 46 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | November 27, 2017 | by Carmen Sesin
    MIAMI — Grisel Robles arrived in Miami in late September, after Hurricane Maria flooded her house and wiped out the life she and her family had. Starting a new job and rebuilding her life, along with her husband and 6-month-old daughter, has left little time to focus on politics. But she is taking note of one aspect of the political landscape. "I have noticed who is defending our rights as Puerto Ricans," she said. It could very well be that Puerto Ricans like Robles are the deciding factor in the Florida Senate race and a number of other key races....
  • Trump: Roy Moore will 'step aside' if sexual misconduct allegations are true

    11/10/2017 1:40:42 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 154 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/9/17
    President Trump on Thursday believes Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore “will do the right thing and step aside” if the sexual misconduct allegations against him are true, the White House said in a statement.
  • A Humble Suggestion: One Year Anniversary of Election, Let's Donate $20.20 to

    11/08/2017 12:43:42 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 5 replies ^ | 11/8/16 | sff
    Mail: To contribute by mail, please send a personal check made payable to the "Donald J. Trump for President, Inc." to: Donald J. Trump President, Inc C/O Trump Tower 725 5th Avenue New York, NY 10022
  • PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION POLLS FOR NOVEMBER 3, 2016 [Hilarity From One Year Ago Today!]

    11/03/2017 8:16:48 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 20 replies
    NewsWEAK ^ | 11/3/16 | Lucy Westcott
    ....A number of Quinnipiac University polls released on Tuesday also put Clinton ahead in four key swing states. In Florida, Clinton has 46 percent to Trump’s 45 percent; in Ohio she leads by 46 percent to Trump’s 41 percent; and in Pennsylvania she leads Trump 48 percent to 43 percent. In North Carolina, Clinton has 47 percent support to Trump's 44 percent..... FiveThirtyEight says Clinton has a 66.9 percent chance of winning the election, compared to 33.1 percent for Trump....Clinton will win...293.9 electoral votes to Trump’s 243.
  • Fox News poll: Dems lead by 15 points on generic ballot

    10/25/2017 4:36:35 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 45 replies
    The (s)Hill ^ | 10/25/17 | Avery Anapol
    Democratic candidates lead by 15 points in a hypothetical match-up for the 2018 midterm elections, according to a new Fox News poll. In the survey, 50 percent of respondents said that if the election for Congress were held today, they would vote for the Democratic candidate. Only 35 percent said they would vote for a Republican. A year ago, the same question showed voters evenly split, with 45 percent saying they would vote for a Democrat, and 45 percent saying they would vote Republican.
  • African-American unemployment rate falls to 17-year low

    10/12/2017 2:05:36 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 19 replies
    The unemployment rate for African-Americans fell to a 17-year low in September, and the rates for all other major racial and ethnic groups also dropped.
  • The shocking US vote not to condemn the death penalty for LGBT people

    10/09/2017 1:14:07 PM PDT · by mikelets456 · 10 replies
    CNN ^ | 10/5/2017 | CNN
    (CNN)The past week saw two remarkable developments at the United Nations, and the world took notice of both. One was the passage of a resolution condemning the use of the death penalty as punishment for consensual gay relations. LGBT groups viewed the moment as a major milestone, what the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association called a "historic first." Celebrations, however, were muted. That's because of the other occurrence: The United States, until recently a leader in the global effort to advance human rights, voted against the resolution. Even though the UN Human Rights Council's measure does not...
  • Riot Police Move In To Stop Banned Catalan referendum

    10/01/2017 5:12:43 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 7 replies
    AFP via Yahoo News ^ | 10/01/17 | Marianne Barriaux with Daniel Silva
    Barcelona (AFP) - Spanish riot police fired rubber bullets and forced their way into activist-held polling stations in Catalonia on Sunday as thousands flooded the streets to vote in an independence referendum banned by Madrid. Scuffles broke out as police moved in to seal off polling stations and seize ballot boxes to prevent people from voting across the wealthy northeastern region where more than 5.3 million people have been called upon to have their say on independence from Spain. In central Barcelona, riot police forced their way inside a school to seize ballot boxes, charging at demonstrators who were sitting...
  • How Pope Francis Helped An Unrepentant Terrorist Get A Presidential Pardon

    02/13/2017 4:05:12 PM PST · by ebb tide · 12 replies
    The Federalist ^ | February 13, 2017 | Maueen Mallarkey
    On January 13, Robert González Nieves, archbishop of San Juan, revealed Pope Francis’ role in Barack Obama’s pardon of terrorist mastermind Oscar Lopez-Rivera. Speaking from the Cathedral of San Juan, Nieves announced that although the Holy Father made no public statement of his involvement, he had indeed worked behind the curtain on behalf of the unrepentant, bloody-handed Lopez-Rivera. The archbishop was pleased to say: “I know that there have been efforts made through diplomatic channels. The pope is very aware. We are grateful to the Holy Father for his support.” Papal complicity in this politically charged act received little notice...
  • Hackers targeted voter registration systems in 21 states, feds say

    09/23/2017 8:08:54 AM PDT · by yoe · 25 replies
    Fox News ^ | Samuel Chamberlain
    VideoElection officials in 21 states have been notified by the Department of Homeland Security that hackers targeted voter registration systems ahead of last year's presidential election. In most cases, the systems were not breached. A small number of networks were compromised, but those affected were not involved in the actual tallying of votes. In most of the states, the targeting involved preparatory activity, such as scanning computer systems. The states targeted are Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Maryland, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.
  • Packs of African Wild Dogs Vote on Group Decisions by Sneezing

    09/06/2017 9:31:40 AM PDT · by Silentgypsy · 44 replies
    ScienceAlert ^ | 6 SEP 2017 | MICHELLE STARR
    Do pack animals just follow their leader? Or if not, how do they reach a consensus? According to observations taken of African wild dogs in Botswana, one option is sneezing. According to new research, if enough animals in the pack sternutate, that constitutes a quorum that it's time to get up and go hunting. The research was initiated by Neil Jordan of the UNSW Centre for Ecosystem Science, who was studying the dogs' social rallies. This is when the dogs, when they have finished resting, conduct energetic greeting ceremonies before running off to hunt. Jordan started to notice that, prior...
  • Why We Must Eliminate All Statutes of Limitations on Voter Fraud

    09/04/2017 2:09:11 PM PDT · by impetrio1 · 8 replies
    Black & Blonde Media ^ | 9/4/17 | Bob Parks
    We have pretty reliable numbers when it comes to criminal offenses because they are prosecuted and sentences are handed down appropriately. This is not the case when it comes to vote fraud and this plays right into the hands of the left and their attacks on President Trump's assertion that illegal voting is rampant. Whether we're talking federal, state or local laws (all of which are different) if you're not busted for illegally voting within a certain amount of time, it's like it never happened.
  • What Are Democrats So Afraid Of?

    09/03/2017 4:42:59 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 23 replies ^ | September 3, 2017 | Derek Hunter
    Mention voter fraud near a liberals and you’ll see Pavlov’s Basic Principles of Classical Conditioning in action. “There is no voter fraud,” they’ll instinctively say, then expect a treat. But is there something more behind their reaction than groupthink? When President Donald Trump announced his Advisory Commission on Election Integrity the media nearly lost what was left of their minds. Journalists mocked the idea, dismissing it as an exercise in vanity, insisting Trump was pushing what they freely labeled a lie because he’s upset over having lost the popular vote to Hillary Clinton by 3 million. There’s no doubt the...