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  • Treasury Says Billions Paid to Iran Not Used to Fund Terrorists [semi-satire]

    09/24/2016 1:46:23 PM PDT · by John Semmens
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 25 Sep 2016 | John Semmens
    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew told the House Financial Services Committee that "we have no evidence that the billions of dollars we have released to Iran in the past year have been used to fund terrorism. In fact, the government of Iran has assured us, in no uncertain terms, that not one dollar has been used to directly finance any terrorist group." Lew admitted that "we have no real way of knowing. We didn't record the serial numbers of any of the bills we handed over" as "this would not have shown good faith. Friendship is built upon a certain measure...
  • Mike Ditka to Colin Kaepernick: If you dont like this country, get the hell out

    09/24/2016 1:44:17 PM PDT · by Kaslin
    Hot Air.com ^ | September 24, 2016 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    Alternate headline: “Ditka wraps up 2020 Republican nomination.” “I think it’s a problem,” Ditka said. “Anybody who disrespects this country and the flag. If they don’t like the country, they don’t like our flag, get the hell out.”…“I have no respect for Colin Kaepernick,” Ditka added. “He probably has no respect for me, that’s his choice. My choice is that I like this country, I respect our flag, and I don’t see all the atrocities going on in this country that people say are going on.” That’s as pure as nationalism gets. What does he think of Richard Sherman’s press...
  • Phonics vs. Sight-Words / VIDEO

    09/24/2016 1:39:16 PM PDT · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 2 replies
    YouTube ^ | January, 2011 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    Parents with children in elementary school should take a look at this short video. At this moment, tens of thousands of public schools are making millions of little children memorize sight-words. This malpractice will retard their education and cripple their reading ability. This four-minute video explains why. Sight-words are, of course, the problem that Rudolf Flesch wrote about in 1955 in his famous book "Why Johnny can't read." Our Education Establishment is relentless in pretending that phonics is no good and must be replaced by various "modern" methods. These methods had many names over the last 80+ years. But it...
  • New York Times Editorial Board Endorses Hillary Clinton: The Issues Dont Matter!

    09/24/2016 1:35:07 PM PDT · by Rockitz · 5 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 24 Sep 2016 | Patrick Howley
    The New York Times editorial board endorsed Hillary Clinton for president Saturday. That is not surprising. But the way the board did it is. In any normal election year, wed compare the two presidential candidates side by side on the issues. But this is not a normal election year, the Times admitted in its first sentence. It continued: A comparison like that would be an empty exercise in a race where one candidate our choice, Hillary Clinton has a record of service and a raft of pragmatic ideas, and the other, Donald Trump, discloses nothing concrete about himself...
  • Clinton team making last-minute play to work the refs ahead of the first debate

    09/24/2016 1:33:26 PM PDT · by kevcol · 10 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | September 24, 2016 | Becket Adams
    "I recognize it is unprecedented, at least in modern times, to hold a conference to talk about special precautions that need to be taken because your opponent is a habitual liar. But that is the circumstance that we are in," Palmieri said Friday. She went on, and continued to work the referees by stating her team is worried about the moderators situation. "For the moderator to let lies go unchallenged would give Donald Trump an unfair advantage, and we believe it is the role of the moderator, particularly in this case to call out those lies and to...
  • Florida's Republicans Votes From 4 Thousand in 1900 to 4.2 Million in 2012

    09/24/2016 1:33:00 PM PDT · by autopica
    https://autopica.com ^ | 09/22/2016 | The Autopica Team
    Florida Number of Popular Votes for the Republican Candidate in the United States Presidential Election from 1900 to 2012 🐔 2012: 4163447 Republican Party Candidate: Mr. Mitt Romney In office: Mr. Barack Hussein Obama (2009–2016) on behalf of the Democratic Party (Start: January 20, 2009 - End: January 20, 2017) 🐂 2008: 4045624 Republican Party Candidate: Mr. John McCain In office: Mr. George Walker Bush (2001–2009) on behalf of the Republican Party (Start: January 20, 2001 - End: January 20, 2009) 🐆 2004: 3964522 Republican Party Candidate: Mr. George W. Bush In office: Mr. George Walker Bush (2001–2009) on...
  • Florida Ballot Requests, 9/24/16

    09/24/2016 1:32:41 PM PDT · by SpeedyInTexas · 2 replies
    Florida Division of Elections ^ | 9/24/16 | Florida Division of Elections
    Florida Vote by Mail requests as of 9/24/16
  • Flowers will be at debate

    09/24/2016 1:31:55 PM PDT · by Hildy · 15 replies
    After Hillary Clinton's campaign seated notorious Donald Trump troll Mark Cuban in the front row of the first presidential debate, Trump fired back by threatening to invite Gennifer Flowers, who accepted. "If dopey Mark Cuban of failed Benefactor fame wants to sit in the front row, perhaps I will put Jennifer (sic) Flowers right alongside of him!" the GOP nominee tweeted Saturday. Within hours, Flowers announced that she would be happy to be there. The move by the Trump team appears to indicate that Trump will be bringing up former Pres. Clintons marital infidelities in an attempt to humiliate Democratic...
  • From one 'Happy Deplorable' to all,

    09/24/2016 1:25:40 PM PDT · by Terry L Smith · 2 replies
    From one 'Happy Deplorable' to all American citizens, Sometimes, it seems that little nuggets of truths are found in the most obscure writings in existence, from current publications, ancient writ, and stuff that is just plain weird, in someone's eyes. I present to you such a raw nugget. I quote: "A nation must become aware of its own character before it can be said to exist. From that knowledge it must divine its destiny. It must then consider the political conditions of the world, how other countries may help it or hinder it. It must then destroy in itself any...
  • No Voter Fraud? Then How Come The DEAD Are Voting In Colorado?

    09/24/2016 1:11:00 PM PDT · by Twotone · 19 replies
    Downtrend.com ^ | September 24, 2016 | Robert Gehl
    A CBS4 investigation has found multiple cases of dead men and women voting in Colorado months and in some cases years after their deaths, a revelation that calls into question safeguards designed to prevent such occurrences. We do believe there were several instances of potential vote fraud that occurred, said Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams after reviewing the CBS4 findings. It shows there is the potential for fraud. The cases of dead men and women casting ballots ranged from El Paso County in southern Colorado to Denver and Jefferson County. CBS4 discovered the fraudulent voting by comparing databases of...
  • VIDEO: French bulldog vocalizes 'love' for his 'mom'

    09/24/2016 12:58:50 PM PDT · by LouieFisk · 32 replies
    ArcaMax ^ | September 23, 2016 | ArcaMax
    "A French bulldog in Canada showed off an unusual trick -- using his voice to express "love" for his mom."
  • Mark Cuban Offers $10 Million if Trump Answers His Policy Questions

    Theres not a whole lot of love lost between Donald Trump and Mark Cuban these days. Now, the tech billionaire if offering to shell out $10 million to a charity of Trumps choice if hell actually offer detailed responses to Cubans questions about his economic policy proposals. The latest in a string of spats between Trump and Cuban, who has been a vocal critic of the Republican nominee during this election cycle, began with Cubans comments on Fox Business last week. The Dallas Mavericks owner told host Neil Cavuto that a Trump victory in November would send stocks crashing.
  • Clinton's debate experience could shape encounter with Trump

    09/24/2016 12:41:37 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 56 replies
    yahoo ^ | September 24, 2016 | Associated Press
    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) Hillary Clinton has appeared in more than 30 primary debates during her two presidential campaigns, a deep history she can draw upon as she faces Donald Trump on Monday night. Clinton has been through the debate gauntlet in two New York Senate campaigns as well as in presidential primary match-ups against then-Sen. Barack Obama in 2008, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders this year and other challengers. Here's a look at some key moments of Clinton's past debates that could influence her performance against Trump: __ BULLYING CAN BACKFIRE Clinton's first 2000 Senate debate with Republican rival...
  • Clinton gave $100K to New York Times group in same year paper endorsed her (June, 2015)

    09/24/2016 12:39:35 PM PDT · by God luvs America · 12 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | June 8th, 2015 | Alana Goodman
    A little-known private foundation controlled by Bill and Hillary Clinton donated $100,000 to the New York Times charitable fund in 2008, the same year the newspapers editorial page endorsed Clinton in the Democratic presidential primary, according to tax documents reviewed by the Washington Free Beacon. The Clinton Family Foundation, a separate entity from the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation, has been the familys vehicle for personal charitable giving since 2001. It is funded directly by the Clintons and distributes more than $1 million a year to civic and educational causes. The New York Times Neediest Cases Fund is a...
  • Argument against Confederate monuments is hard to apply to Andrew Jackson statue

    09/24/2016 12:22:44 PM PDT · by BBell · 27 replies
    http://www.nola.com ^ | 9/24/16 | Jarvis DeBerry, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    In 2004, when the comedian Dave Chappelle performed at UNO Lakefront Arena, he asked a white guy sitting in the audience to imagine that he and Chappelle could take a time machine back to colonial Virginia. He asked him to imagine them stepping out onto a road just as George Washington was approaching. "You might say, 'Look, Dave, there's George Washington, the father of our country. Let's go say hi.' And I'd say, "Run! It's George Washington!'"There might not be a better explanation for why some black Americans look askance at white Americans' heroes. How much should it matter to...
  • Trumps week reveals bleak view, dubious statements in alternative universe

    09/24/2016 12:15:41 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 51 replies
    The Washington Compost ^ | 09/24/2016 | Michael Kranish, Jose DelReal and Sean Sullivan
    HIGH POINT, N.C. Donald Trumps week began in the wake of explosions in New Jersey and New York. It ended in the aftermath of shootings and riots. For a candidate whose strategy relies on painting a dystopian view of the nation - often based on inaccurate and questionable claims - the tragedies yielded a trove of political opportunities. Shortly after the first bomb went off -- Trump boasted that he had been ahead of newscasters in calling it a bomb -- he seized upon the terrorist act as justification for some of the most disputed things he has said...
  • Donald Trump unleashes on 'dopey' Mark Cuban, threatens to seat ex-Bill Clinton mistress next to...

    09/24/2016 12:09:35 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 48 replies
    Business Insider ^ | September 24, 2016 | Allan Smith
    Donald Trump threatened on Saturday to put Gennifer Flowers, a woman Bill Clinton said he had an affair with, in the front row of Monday's debate as a direct result of Hillary Clinton's campaign giving Mark Cuban a front-row seat at the titanic event. "If dopey Mark Cuban of failed Benefactor fame wants to sit in the front row, perhaps I will put Gennifer Flowers right alongside of him," he wrote on Twitter. The Benefactor was a 2004 reality TV show starring Cuban, who is more widely known as the owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks and star of ABC's...
  • A Week of Whoppers from Donald Trump (New York Slimes Whoppers Alert!)

    09/24/2016 12:06:22 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 7 replies
    The New York Slimes ^ | 09/24/2016 | MAGGIE HABERMAN and ALEXANDER BURNS
    All politicians bend the truth to fit their purposes, including Hillary Clinton. But Donald J. Trump has unleashed a blizzard of falsehoods, exaggerations and outright lies in the general election, peppering his speeches, interviews and Twitter posts with untruths so frequent that they can seem flighty or random even compulsive. However, a closer examination, over the course of a week, revealed an unmistakable pattern: Virtually all of Mr. Trumps falsehoods directly bolstered a powerful and self-aggrandizing narrative depicting him as a heroic savior for a nation menaced from every direction. Mike Murphy, a Republican strategist, described the practice as...
  • BLM protestors enjoy a smoke

    09/24/2016 12:06:08 PM PDT · by BBell · 16 replies
    liveleak.com ^ | 9/23/16
    BLM protestors enjoy a smoke
  • Municipal merger: Two struggling Ohio cities consider banding together

    09/24/2016 12:05:39 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | Published September 24, 2016 | Associated Press
    In East Cleveland, City Council members had long balked at the idea of dissolving their city. But with no viable solution short of an economic miracle in sight, they agreed last month to pursue annexation without the list of demands "Without a revenue stream, I don't know how we would exist," said Thomas Wheeler, president of East Cleveland City Council. He and mayor Gary Norton agreed their city is out of options and needs money now. East Cleveland has millions in unpaid bills and hasn't been able to borrow money on the municipal credit market for years. The city...
  • Petition Pushes In-N-Out Burger to Sell Non-Burger Burgers

    09/24/2016 12:03:33 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 49 replies
    PJ Media ^ | September 23, 2016 | Tom Knighton
    Is there a restaurant that you'd love to go to, but you don't like the kind of food it sells? No? Well of course not, because if you don't like the kind of food it sells, you just go somewhere else. You don't go to Chick-fil-A if you don't want to eat chicken, just like you don't eat at a Chinese food place if you want tacos and you don't eat Mexican if you have a hankering for sushi. That isn't stopping one group of brain-dead morons from trying to force In-N-Out Burger to offer "meat free" options on its...
  • The 8 Big Lies About Donald Trump Exposed

    09/24/2016 12:03:14 PM PDT · by conservativecass · 2 replies
    American Greatness ^ | 9/23/16 | Chris Buskirk
    Liar. Tyrant. Racist. Nazi. These are some of the choice descriptors Americas scribbling class applies to Donald Trump. While theyre busy consuming hours of free coffee shop Wi-Fi and furiously pounding out hyperventilating opinion pieces we decided to look at the eight big lies being told about Donald Trump.
  • Professor Masks Evidence, Discredits Own Election Model in Trump Victory Prediction

    09/24/2016 12:01:19 PM PDT · by poconopundit · 20 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 9/24/2016 | Pocono Pundit
    For the last few days, the news has spread about history professor Allan Lichtman's prediction that Trump would win the election. Trump retweeted it today and many FReepers have commented on the the original WaPo story. Lichtman claims his model has accurately predicted the POTUS winner for 30 years. Being curious how the professor came up with his conclusion, I searched and I found his methodology in a Wikipedia entry entitled, The Keys to The White House. Now when I listened to Professor Lichtman's analysis in a Washington Post video, it immediately raised some red flags about the guy's legitimacy...
  • Former US Attorney (Joseph DiGenova) Says FBI Director Comey Should Resign

    09/24/2016 11:57:22 AM PDT · by xzins · 56 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 09/23/2016 | RICHARD POLLOCK
    FBI Director James Comey should resign, according to former U.S. Attorney Joseph DiGenova, after giving immunity deals to Hillary Clintons chief of staff Cheryl Mills and four other aides in the investigation over the former Secretary of States use of a private email server for government business. Matthew Whittaker, another former federal attorney, told The Daily Caller News Foundation that Congress should know why the Clinton aides were treated differently than any other investigation has ever been done. Mills got the immunity deal after refusing to let investigators examiner her computer, according to the Associated Press, .. This now gets...
  • Video: Washington PD manhunt for mall shooter who killed 5; Update: More photos

    09/24/2016 11:42:22 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 87 replies
    Hot air ^ | SEPTEMBER 24, 2016 | ED MORRISSEY
    Update: Hot Air reader tr4a says local TV is reporting that police have the rifle, but not the suspect. They do have more pictures of the shooter now:
  • Miley Cyrus, Billy Idol - Rebel Yell (Live from IHeart Festival 2016)

    09/24/2016 11:40:58 AM PDT · by Mariner · 12 replies
    iHeart Music Festival 2016 ^ | September 23rd, 2016 | Standard YouTube License
    Last night at the iHeart Music Festival featured a fabulous performance by Billy Idol and Miley Cyrus in this jewel of a duet.
  • Who Is Behind The Riots? Charlotte Police Says 70% Of Arrested Protesters Had Out Of State IDs

    09/24/2016 11:39:11 AM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 21 replies
    http://www.zerohedge.com ^ | Sep 23, 2016 | Tyler Durden
    As shocking as this statement is, it should not be a total surprise. 18 months ago, as the riots flared in Ferguson, there was one man pulling the strings of this 'domestic false flag'... George Soros. In an apparent effort to "keep the medias attention on the city and to widen the scope of the incident to focus on interrelated causes not just the overpolicing and racial discrimination narratives that were highlighted by the news media in August," liberal billionaire George Soros donated $33million to social justice organizations which helped turn events in Ferguson from a local protest into...
  • Donny Deutsch: Hillary Does Not Lie

    09/24/2016 11:33:43 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 41 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Heading into the weekend, how about a real rib-tickler to go along with that half-price Happy Hour beverage? On todays With All Due Respect, guest host Donny Deutsch actually said of Hillary Clinton she does not lie. Hope you didnt spit out that drink! As soon as does not lie left Donnys mouth, he had to start semi-backtracking: well, weve seen instances as far as the email where she was not forthcoming and she actually did lie, but on a day-to-day basis as part of her campaign DNA its not in there. How ironic of Deutsch to claim that lying...
  • NAACP calls for independent investigation into Tyre King shooting [NAACP defends armed robber]

    09/24/2016 11:26:36 AM PDT · by grundle · 14 replies
    Columbus Dispatch ^ | September 24, 2016 | Michael Huson
    The NAACP is asking the U.S. Department of Justice to begin an independent investigation into officer-involved shootings by the Columbus Division of Police. A letter sent this week to the Justice Department follows the death of 13-year-old Tyre King, who was shot and killed by Officer Bryan Mason Sept. 14 after police say King robbed a man at gunpoint, then pulled the gun from the waistband of his pants as Mason chased him. The gun later was determined to be a BB gun. Kings death is highlighted in the letter from the NAACP, along with other Columbus police officer-involved shootings....
  • Ohio's process for removing voters from rolls is illegal, court rules (Add dead voters back on list)

    09/24/2016 11:25:25 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 23 replies
    Columbus Dispatch ^ | Sept 24 2016 | Alan Johnson
    The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted on Friday in a case involving removal of names from voter registration rolls. The case was based on a lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio and other entities arguing that Husted was too aggressive in purging voter rolls. Husted's office has removed 465,000 deceased voters and 1.3 million duplicate registrations from Ohio's voter rolls in recent years. His office also has a program to cancel the registrations of those who do not update their registrations or vote over six years, including three...
  • How Hillary Clinton Will Lose The Presidential Debates

    09/24/2016 11:25:01 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 48 replies
    National Enquirer ^ | SEPTEMBER 21 2016 | By National ENQUIRER Staff
    Donald Trump is ready to deploy an explosive 10-point battle plan that will destroy Hillary Clintons presidential dream! The new issue of The National ENQUIRER on newsstands now has gained exclusive access to the Republican candidates devastating blueprint to take down Hillary when they first face off on Monday, September 26!
  • CUBAN 2020

    09/24/2016 10:59:20 AM PDT · by DIRTYSECRET · 31 replies
    If Trump wins what do they have left? Fight fire with fire. Cuban seems to need the attention-same as what Trump critics charge. If a political rookie opens the door to the WH and there's nothing but a bunch of gummer has-bens available 2020 will be ripe for a rich sacrificial lamb candidate who could get lucky like 1992. 4 years to decide especially if the big correction happens. Make no mistake. One does not get wealthy without following conservative principals on the way up. Once there there's always other peoples money. Cuban fits the bill. Didn't he offer to...
  • Independent authors are starting to outsell the Big Five

    09/24/2016 10:56:04 AM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 10 replies
    AuthorEarnings.com has published a report on this very subject, so I jumped into the data. Their May 2016 report reports 1340 authors earn over $100,000 per year on Amazon.com. The striking fact here: Half of them are indies and Amazon-imprint authors. [Snip] Interestingly, Big Five-published authors make up a significant portion of the 100k-earners if theyve debuted within the last 100 years. But if you narrow the timeline to those whove debuted within the last decade, indie authors make up an overwhelming amount of the big earners see the figures here. The amount of high-earning, traditionally-published debuts dwindles as...
  • Two Candidates, One Shot at Turning the Economy and the Nation

    09/24/2016 10:54:07 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 1 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 24, 2016 | Scott S. Powell
    When thinking about critical issues defining this Novembers presidential election, most Americans identify foreign policy concerns, growing Islamist terror threats, and Supreme Court appointments as being the high stakes issues. And while most consider jobs and the economy equally important, very few realize just how precarious the U.S. financial condition really is. In a recent campaign speech, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump stated that Fed chief Janet Yellen should be ashamed of herself for what she was doing to Americans and for creating a false stock market. As has so often been the case, Trumps direct manner of speaking brought...
  • In debate between Clinton, Trump, moderators will be judged, too (boohoo from CBC)

    09/24/2016 10:47:40 AM PDT · by jerod · 5 replies
    CBC News Website ^ | 2016-09-24 | By Mark Gollom
    With the highly anticipated first U.S. presidential debate set for Monday night, veteran journalist Jim Lehrer, a seasoned moderator of such contests, is just as happy to sit this one out. "Oh no, heavens no," he says, when asked if he regrets not participating in the long-awaited political dust-up between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump. But, then, in mid-sentence, he reconsiders. "Having done as many as I have done for the most part being exhilarated by the experience it's hard not to say 'Well, you know I could do this, it might be really interesting.' But...
  • Black community sees Charlotte as glimmering, fake Oz

    09/24/2016 10:37:50 AM PDT · by Islander7 · 37 replies
    Fox News ^ | Sept 24, 2016 | AP
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. To much of the world, Charlotte is the Queen City a gleaming downtown, state-of-the-art stadiums, sparkling new mass transit, the nation's banking capital. But a very different Charlotte came into the spotlight in the past few days. Move outside the city's core and there are neighborhoods like the one where a white police officer shot and killed a black man, Keith Scott, setting off violent protests. Places where residents tire of seeing police only when teams of officers sweep in to make arrests, and remember well other blacks killed by police officers who did not face...
  • Hillary's Two Medical Minefields

    09/24/2016 10:31:49 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 36 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 24, 2016 | Brian C. Joondeph
    Some of Hillary Clinton's health and medical issues are well known: a previous fall and concussion, blood clot, chronic anticoagulation, and underactive thyroid. Then there is speculation about other problems neurologic disease including Parkinson's, post-traumatic brain injury, and seizures. And not idle speculation, either. There are numerous video clips of Mrs. Clinton's bizarre head movements and facial expressions, lengthy coughing fits, and unusual eye movements, plus her famous 9/11 collapse. To the casual observer, whether a trained physician or someone without a medical background but with common sense, something is clearly wrong with her. A diligent press would be...
  • N.Y. Times endorses Clinton for U.S. president {Stop the Presses...}

    09/24/2016 10:27:27 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 51 replies
    Politics | Sat Sep 24, 2016 | 12:49pm EDT N.Y. Times endorses Clinton for U.S. president WASHINGTON The New York Times endorsed Democrat Hillary Clinton for the White House on Saturday, saying she was more qualified than Republican presidential rival Donald Trump to handle the challenges facing the United States. The newspaper described Clinton as "one of the most tenacious politicians of her generation" and said she had displayed a command of policy and diplomatic nuance while building a reputation for grit and bipartisan cooperation. "A lifetimes commitment to solving problems in the real world qualifies Hillary Clinton for this...
  • Weekly Update: Clinton Emails Update

    09/24/2016 10:26:49 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 4 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | September 23, 2016 | Tom Fitton
    State Department Ordered to Disclose Deleted Clinton Records More Testimony Set in Clinton Email Scandal DHS Gives Aliens from Special Interest Countries U.S. Citizenship Clean House Is a Hit State Department Ordered to Disclose Deleted Clinton Records My Judicial Watch attorney colleagues appeared today in federal court for a hearing into how quickly Judicial Watch and the American people can see the Hillary Clinton emails recovered by the FBI that Clinton deleted or otherwise did not turn over to the State Department. The hearing in our Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit before U.S. District Court Judge James E....
  • Trump Threatens To Seat Gennifer Flowers In Front Row Of First Debate

    09/24/2016 10:23:20 AM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 101 replies
    After Hillary Clinton's campaign seated notorious Donald Trump troll Mark Cuban in the front row of the first presidential debate, Trump fired back by threatening to seat Gennifer Flowers next to him. "If dopey Mark Cuban of failed Benefactor fame wants to sit in the front row, perhaps I will put Jennifer (sic) Flowers right alongside of him!" the GOP nominee tweeted Saturday. If dopey Mark Cuban of failed Benefactor fame wants to sit in the front row, perhaps I will put Jennifer Flowers right alongside of him! Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 24, 2016 On Friday, Cuban announced...
  • Dems Assail Skittles Analogy [semi-satire]

    09/24/2016 10:20:38 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 6 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 25 Sep 2016 | John Semmens
    Donald Trump Jr.'s analogy employing a bowl of Skittles sparked outrage among defenders of increased Muslim immigration to the United States. In the analogy, the son of the presidential candidate took on the argument that only a few terrorists would be able to sneak into the country by hiding among the throng of refugees from Syria. Trump asked "suppose I offered you the opportunity to grab a handful of Skittles from a bowl in which just a few were poisoned, would you take them?" The astoundingly dense Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif) called Trump Jr. "a rotten apple that hasn't fallen...
  • Rumor of the Day in DC: Friend At ABC Says NBC Paid Family $35,000 for Charlotte video.

    09/24/2016 10:00:27 AM PDT · by Strac6 · 25 replies
    Vanity
    Am retired DC lawyer. Old friend at ABC bureau there says NBC is strongly suspected of paying $35,000 for Charlotte shooting. Source says they received some inquiring calls from perp's family lawyer regarding ABC's possible "interest" in obtaining video, but when "The Suits" called him back, they were effectively told "the deal is already done." Only a rumor, but remember, DC lives on rumors, 95% are usually true, and this is from a usually very reliable source.
  • If Aliens Call, We Might Not Want To Answer, Says Stephen Hawking

    09/24/2016 9:52:29 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 82 replies
    huffingtonpost ^ | 23 Sept 2016 | Hillary Hanson
    Listen up, NASA. Stephen Hawking has said it before and he’ll say it again: If extraterrestrials call, do not answer ― at least, not without careful consideration. Well, we’re convinced. NASA, we really hope you’re listening.
  • Trump Tweet: Threatens to put Gennifer Flowers in front row of debate if Mark Cuban is there

    09/24/2016 9:52:19 AM PDT · by SamAdams76 · 208 replies
    Twitter
    Crooked Hillary may be starting to regret her little stunt to put Mark Cuban in the front row of tomorrow night's debate.
  • As a member of Momentum, let me explain what all you Blairites have so far failed to understand

    09/24/2016 9:47:22 AM PDT · by NRx · 3 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 09-24-2016 | Sacha Ismail
    Most Labour moderates must have expected a crushing Corbyn victory, but this result will surely have left many feeling bewildered. As a campaigner for Corbyn, let me explain what I think is happening and offer some advice. To listen to some on Labour Right youd think the party membership had lost their minds. This is ironic given the anti-Corbyn camps behaviour over the last year, and particularly the last three months. In any case, were far from mad; there is something deeper going on. The movement which swept Corbyn to office, and has just crushed the attempt to remove him,...
  • How Trump Wins the Debates - (Hillary's optics problem ..lol)

    09/24/2016 9:47:07 AM PDT · by onyx · 54 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | September 24, 2016 | Bruce Walker
    ~snips~ Americans will be watching the presidential debates closely not for policies or ideas, but for images and demeanor. This creates a clear opening for Donald Trump. Hillary has hidden behind flacks and party hacks and pandering and controlled media. Trump has behaved exactly the opposite way, speaking for himself, attacking party machines, and acting often unscripted. If Hillary was elected, she would be the fattest president since William Howard Taft, the shortest president since James Madison, and the second oldest president in American history. These very visible factors will quietly blend into the evaluation voters will make of...
  • Dr. Lisa Bardacks Faustian Bargain

    09/24/2016 9:43:39 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 34 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 24, 2016 | September 24, 2016
    Oh what tangled webs we weave, when we first practice to deceive. Sir Walter Scott When Dr. Lisa Bardack[*] was asked to become Hillary Clintons personal physician in 2001, it had to have been a crowning moment in the career of the Mt. Kisco internist. Dr. Bardack could have anticipated little downside. She already had the responsibility -- and legal obligation under HIPAA -- to protect the privacy of her patient. She and her staff would have to be especially scrupulous in the case of a senator with presidential ambitions, but this should not have posed a serious problem. Unfortunately,...
  • China's Conquest of Internet, ICANN + Quantum Encryption

    09/24/2016 9:40:29 AM PDT · by Arthur Wildfire! March · 32 replies
    FR research, please share w. others | Arthur March
    Please brace for just one thick sentence: ICANN's power is mainly legal, and a contract with ICANN could trigger a violent dispute over international law. ~ ~ ~ Bluntly stated: giving away ICANN could ultimately trigger a cyber war or worse. ~ ~ ~ Raw Power and International Law When you face a super power like the USA it helps to have raw power. China probably assumes it will not come to that, but just like nuclear deterence, they need the war-making capability. And the Chinese already enjoy raw power. Their encryption is superior, their nuclear capability suffices, and they...
  • Taking Trump Seriously, Not Literally

    09/24/2016 9:39:05 AM PDT · by Dana1960 · 8 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | 9/2026 | Salena Zito
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  • Is Hillary capable of feigning/exaggerating an infirmity(mental or otherwise)to dodge a ______?

    09/24/2016 9:37:21 AM PDT · by Cats Pajamas · 34 replies
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