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  • Bill and Hillary Clinton Using Groupon to Boost Sagging Ticket Sales

    12/08/2018 7:30:49 PM PST · by familyop · 51 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | December 8, 2018 | Katherine Rodriguez
    Former President Bill Clinton and failed 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton are taking desperate measures to boost sagging ticket sales for their 13-city speaking tour, selling them at half price on Groupon...Although seats for the tour are still available on the official site for as much as $325, Groupon is offering tickets for the event in Los Angeles as low as $35.
  • Why the Left viscerally hates the Electoral College and Equal Representation in the Senate

    12/08/2018 7:06:44 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 34 replies
    Take a look at all the California vote harvesting stories of late. But keep in mind, these vote harvesting schemes have affected (and can affect) only ONE body of the Federal government: the House of Representatives. - No matter how much vote harvesting they do, it will not affect the Senate (there are already two democrats from California) -No matter how much vote harvesting they do, it will not affect the Presidency (Califorinia's number of electors is fixed until the next census, and the number of VOTES does not affect electoral allocation) -No matter how much vote harvesting they do,...
  • No Judges Confirmed This Week

    12/08/2018 4:13:16 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 7 replies
    This will be a weekly post. Count remains at 84 judges confirmed, and likely will remain so till the end of this Congress. Thanks to one senator (Jeff Flake) who apparently refuses to read Antonin Scalia's dissent in Morrison, which, incidentally, Elena Kagan says gets better every year. Jeff Flake's legislative and obstructive power ends in 27 days.
  • Trump Throws Hail Mary Tweet on Eve of OPEC Meeting

    12/06/2018 8:20:24 AM PST · by con-surf-ative · 42 replies ^ | December 6, 2018 | Julianne Geiger
    US President Donald Trump fired another shot across OPEC’s bow on Wednesday, a day before the oil cartel is set to meet in Vienna to discuss possible production cuts. “The World does not want to see, or need, higher oil prices!” the Tweet read, in part.
  • Contrary to the lamestream media…

    12/06/2018 8:20:33 AM PST · by areukiddingme1 · 18 replies
    (Vanity) | 6 December 2018 | areukiddingme1
    Most everyone watching the live coverage of yesterday’s George H. W. Bush’s memorial service was touched by the comments made about the man. However, interesting enough, I overhead two 50 something (assumed to be liberal) women talking about former Congressman Alan Simpsons comments about the former President and it struck me as to how different we think, men vs. women / conservative vs. liberal. What Alan Simpson said was, “George H. W. Bush hated no one.” He went on to say, “hatred corrodes the container it’s in.” That was an amazing statement about a man that the media had put...
  • Democrat Party Lawlessness Undermines Elections

    12/05/2018 8:19:33 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 10 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/05/18 | Dennis Jamison
    The Democrats, themselves, are domestic enemies that concerned the founders, that they could some day destroy the Republic from within. The 2018 Midterm results have revealed a deeper crisis in America that threatens the fabric of our nation. The integrity of our electoral process is now in question. There are political candidates and leaders from both major political parties who are willing and able to subvert the vote in any number of ways. However, there is a powerful perception that the leaders of the “Democratic” Party are more often guilty than those of the GOP with regard to the mutilation...
  • These Swing Elections May Not Really Be Wave Elections

    12/04/2018 10:41:44 AM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies ^ | December 4, 2018 | Salena Zito
    BEAVER FALLS, Pa. -- Mike Mikus speculates there are a fairly decent number of voters around here who have voted over the past 20 years in turn for Ron Klink, Melissa Hart, Jason Altmire, Mark Critz, Keith Rothfus and Conor Lamb. That is, they've swung their congressional vote from Democratic to Republican to Democratic, and then Democratic to Republican and now back to Democrat. "While it is not like an overwhelming majority, but I bet you about 15-20 percent of the voters that at one point have voted for each one of those winners of that seat," said Mikus,...
  • California Democrats rewrite the voting rules in their favor

    12/04/2018 12:50:57 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 71 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | December 1, 2018 | By SHAWN STEEL
    Election night was painful for California Republicans, but it was nothing compared to the slow torture we’ve endured ever since. For three agonizing weeks, Republicans have watched registrars update their tallies with late absentee and provisional ballots. From Orange County to the Bay Area, it’s the same story playing out with different candidates: Democrats flipping seats with late ballots. First, Mimi Walters. Then, Young Kim. Now, David Valadao. It’s not unusual for late absentee and provisional ballots to break against Republicans. What is unusual is the scale of the carnage. As of this writing, Republicans lost election night leads for...
  • Wisconsin Republicans forge ahead with power-stripping bills

    12/03/2018 2:46:56 PM PST · by SMGFan · 11 replies
    APNews ^ | December 3, 2018
    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republicans moved quickly Monday with a rare lame-duck session that would change the 2020 presidential primary date to benefit a conservative Supreme Court justice and weaken the newly elected Democratic governor and attorney general. The changes being sought would shift power to the GOP-controlled Legislature and allow outgoing Republican Gov. Scott Walker to make one last major mark on the state’s political landscape after he lost re-election in November. Republicans forged ahead despite threats of lawsuits, claims by Democratic Gov.-elect Tony Evers and others that they were trying to invalidate results of the November election...
  • Court docs: Congressman Bob Brady under FBI scrutiny in campaign finance probe (Democrat)

    11/21/2017 2:25:52 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 18 replies
    Rep. Robert Brady, D-Pennsylvania, is a target of FBI scrutiny in an investigation into payments his campaign allegedly made to his opponent in 2012 to encourage him to drop out of the race, according to an approved search warrant application filed in U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Two political consultants have already been charged in the campaign finance probe involving Brady's reelection, but the search warrant application dated Nov. 1 appears to be the first time Brady himself is mentioned as suspected of criminal wrongdoing in the probe. Federal prosecutors last month said Kenneth Smukler and...
  • The stomach-turning 'ballot-harvesting' that enabled Democrats to walk off with California

    12/03/2018 8:56:42 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 12/03/2018 | Monica Showalter
    The picture emerging from California's election is grotesque. How again did Democrats engineer their strange midterm victory in Orange County and in other traditionally Republican areas? In that election, apparently-winning Republican candidates were all unseated as the ballots just kept arriving, and arriving, and arriving, until the results flipped. Each and every time. And no such flips happened for Republicans, just Democrats, after Democratic operatives had enough information from televised results to know that Republicans were winning. Democrats say it's just 'counting all the votes.' Welcome to ballot-harvesting. The Daily Caller has an ace report with a video showing...
  • Why Bush 41, a Great President, Won Only One Term

    12/03/2018 8:35:07 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 161 replies
    National Review ^ | 12/03/2018 | Jay Cost
    After twelve years of GOP rule, the political winds were not at his back in 1992. The passing of George H. W. Bush has brought forth a multitude of tributes praising his public leadership and personal virtue — to which I say “Amen.” Bush, in my opinion, was one of the great presidents of the 20th century. He has too long been overshadowed, first by Ronald Reagan, the great leader of the conservative movement who beat him for the 1980 GOP nomination; then by Bill Clinton, the youthful and “cool” governor from Arkansas who defeated him in the 1992 election;...
  • Next huge threat to America’s electoral process: ‘Deep fakes’ created by artificial intelligence

    12/03/2018 6:44:18 AM PST · by SleeperCatcher · 17 replies
    The National Sentinel ^ | 12/3/18 | USA Features
    Scary: What would happen if a hostile foreign power could harness the technology to be able to produce high-quality audio and video of people saying things they never said or doing things they have never done? What kind of an impact could that have on, say, our democratic and electoral processes? It would be devastating and could perhaps even destroy the tenuous civil society that remains after years of Democrats attempting to sow distrust in our systems by claiming elections were “stolen” either by Russians or sinister Republicans. And yet, thanks to artificial intelligence, the day when an adversary can...
  • “Ballot Harvesting” Added Over 250,000 Votes in Orange County – Flipping Four Seats Blue

    12/03/2018 5:46:48 AM PST · by Beowulf9 · 35 replies ^ | Dec 2 2018 | Cristina Laila
    Very few people took notice when far left Governor Jerry Brown signed the changes in AB1921 into law two years ago. As a result, California lost 7 of its 14 Republican House seats this election cycle.
  • 'Deep fakes' most sinister threat yet to U.S. elections, devastating to democracy

    12/02/2018 4:48:25 PM PST · by jazusamo · 77 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | December 2, 2018 | Ben Wolfgang
    AUSTIN, Texas — U.S. leaders say Vladimir Putin used a familiar cyber playbook to “muck around” in the midterm elections last month, but intelligence officials and key lawmakers believe a much more sinister, potentially devastating threat lies just down the road — one that represents an attack on reality itself. Policy insiders and senators of both parties believe the Russian president or other actors hostile to the U.S. will rely on “deep fakes” to throw the 2020 presidential election cycle into chaos, taking their campaign to influence American voters and destabilize society to a new level. The eerie process, which...
  • Broward election chief Snipes rescinds resignation, will fight governor's suspension

    12/01/2018 8:22:25 PM PST · by conservative98 · 76 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 1, 2018 3 hrs ago
    Gov. Rick Scott late Friday suspended embattled Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes even though Snipes had already agreed to step down from her post in early January. Scott replaced Snipes with his former general counsel even though Peter Antonacci has no elections experience. Snipes responded by rescinding her previous resignation — and will now be "fighting this to the very end," her attorney said during a Saturday news conference. "We believe these actions are malicious," said Burnadette Norris-Weeks, who said that Broward County voters should be concerned about what Scott is trying to do in the Democratic stronghold...

    12/01/2018 4:00:22 PM PST · by Libloather · 45 replies
    Daily Interlake ^ | 12/01/18 | GARY FINEOUT
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The fallout over Florida's turbulent recount is escalating after the state's outgoing Republican governor decided to oust a South Florida elections official. Gov. Rick Scott late Friday suspended embattled Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes even though Snipes had already agreed to step down from her post in early January. Scott replaced Snipes with his former general counsel even though Peter Antonacci has no elections experience. Snipes responded by rescinding her previous resignation — and will now be "fighting this to the very end," her attorney said during a Saturday news conference. "We believe these...
  • No Judges Confirmed This Week (Jeff Flake strikes again)

    12/01/2018 3:06:59 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 38 replies
    This will be a weekly post. Count remains at 84 judges confirmed. 53 District Court judges 29 Circuit Court judges 2 Supreme Court justices The Farr nomination (district seat in NC) was killed because he (OMG!) helped Jesse Helms get reelected. Trump can renominate but will likely pick somebody else. In 34 days, Jeff Flake's senatorship ends!
  • 54,543 Voters: That is the Extent of the "Blue Wave" on November 2018

    11/30/2018 7:22:52 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    Townhall ^ | 11/30/2018 | Michael Hammond
    54,543 people. Less than 2 hundredths of one percent of the U.S. population. That's the extent of the "blue wave" which occurred on November 6th. True, that isn't what you've heard on MSNBC, who crowed that 8,805,130 more voters voted for Democratic House candidates than voted for Republicans -- a record. That figure isn't wrong. Just irrelevant. The 8,800,000 wasted votes in places like California, New York, and Boston that piled up massive "blue" supermajorities in "super-blue" urban districts and states isn't a good thing for the Democrats; it's their central problem. The fact is that control of the House...
  • NC Senate passes Voter ID bill, moves on to House

    11/29/2018 3:06:26 PM PST · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 25 replies
    WTVD11 news ^ | 11/29/18 | Jonah Kaplan
    RALEIGH (WTVD) -- The North Carolina Senate on Thursday swiftly wrapped up the final vote on a proposed bill that spells out which photo identifications will be accepted to cast a ballot. UPDATE: By 30-10 vote, #VoterID bill SB824 clears last hurdle in the @NCLeg Senate. Proposal now moves to House for passage before requiring signature from @NC_Governor. @MyNCSenate @NCSenateDems @ABC11_WTVD #ncpol #ncga