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Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter: I prefer Trump over Cruz because Trump “completely malleable”

Posted by  ▪  February 3, 2016

Cruz has “has far right wing policies he’d pursue if he became president”

Jimmy Carter: I prefer Trump over Cruz because Trump “completely malleable”

Jimmy Carter
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2/3/2016 at 9:37pm
Jimmy Carter has joined with much of the Republican establishment in expressing preference for Donald Trump over Ted Cruz because Trump will make deals. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: Turning to the “almost completely unpredictable” race for the Republican nomination, Carter said he had a “feeling” that Trump’s chances ultimately would “fade away. “When people…
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Escalating Iranian provocations leave John Kerry practically giddy

Posted by  ▪  February 3, 2016

When diplomacy means Iran never has to say it’s sorry

Escalating Iranian provocations leave John Kerry practically giddy

Iran Photo US Navy Sailors Surrendering
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2/3/2016 at 7:21pm
Three weeks ago, ten American sailors on two naval boats were seized by Iran. One of the first readouts of what happened came from the State Department with this tidbit: Now, the Secretary then got on the phone with Foreign Minister Zarif for the first time – I think the first of at…
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Carly Fiorina fighting to get in NH GOP Debate (Reader Poll)

Posted by  ▪  February 3, 2016

“Our debate process is broken,” writes Fiorina in letter to RNC.

Carly Fiorina fighting to get in NH GOP Debate (Reader Poll)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=2&v=Yhn0DdH8M-0
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2/3/2016 at 5:45pm
Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina is fighting to get on the debate stage on Saturday, the last one before the New Hampshire primary next Tuesday. Current rules will issue invitations to the Republican candidates who finished in the top three in Monday’s Iowa caucus — that would be Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Donald Trump,…
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Donald Trump in VT

Trump Handles Iowa Loss as Well as Expected

Posted by  ▪  February 3, 2016

Trump’s “fraud” laden rant

Trump Handles Iowa Loss as Well as Expected

Donald Trump in VT
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2/3/2016 at 4:15pm
Watching the votes trickle in from Iowa’s Caucus Monday night, I suggested a second-place finish for Trump would be an unenjoyable experience for us all: Lord help us all. Trump not winning, when half of his platform is “look at me beating everyone in the polls!” will make him insufferable. — Kemberlee Kaye…
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Rick Santorum to Exit GOP Presidential Race (Update – Endorses Rubio)

Posted by  ▪  February 3, 2016

They’re dropping like flies!

Rick Santorum to Exit GOP Presidential Race (Update – Endorses Rubio)

Rick Santorum runs for president second time 2016 pennsylvania senator
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2/3/2016 at 2:30pm
CNN reports that former Senator Rick Santorum will end his presidential bid from Pennsylvania Wednesday night. Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum is ending his presidential bid, two Republican sources told CNN. He is expected to make the announcement Wednesday night and will endorse a candidate. Santorum won the 2012 Iowa caucuses and ended that…
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Cruz on Hannity

Illinois Bd of Elections: Ted Cruz is “natural born Citizen” and eligible for ballot

Posted by  ▪  February 3, 2016

Expect Trump to keep pushing the issue.

Illinois Bd of Elections: Ted Cruz is “natural born Citizen” and eligible for ballot

Cruz on Hannity
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2/3/2016 at 1:00pm
In all the news noise over the Iowa caucuses, a decision by the Illinois Board of Elections passed almost entirely under the radar. There was much hoopla when two voters filed a challenge to Ted Cruz appearing on the ballot because Cruz allegedly was not a “natural born Citizen” and ineligible. (My…
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Teachers Union Bankrupting Chicago Schools

Posted by  ▪  February 3, 2016

Chicago’s Public Teachers’ Union rejected another contract offer and a strike may be coming.

Teachers Union Bankrupting Chicago Schools

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2/3/2016 at 11:30am
The long-running battle between the Chicago Teachers’ Union (the “Union”) and the Chicago Public Schools (“CPS”) has turned even uglier.  The Chicago Tribune reports that the Union rejected CPS’s most recent contract offer Monday, and CPS responded by cutting budgets by a cool $100 million. Combative negotiations between CPS and the Union…
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Rand Paul Suspends His Presidential Campaign

Posted by  ▪  February 3, 2016

Will focus on his Senate campaign

Rand Paul Suspends His Presidential Campaign

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2/3/2016 at 9:50am
After finishing fifth in the Iowa caucus with less than 5% of the vote, Senator Rand Paul has announced that he is suspending his presidential campaign in order to focus on his Senate campaign in Kentucky. CNN reports: “It’s been an incredible honor to run a principled campaign for the White House,” Paul…
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Frank Luntz on RTR

Frank Luntz: Jeb Super PAC donors should demand their money back

Posted by  ▪  February 3, 2016

With interest.

Frank Luntz: Jeb Super PAC donors should demand their money back

Frank Luntz on RTR
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2/3/2016 at 8:30am
Frank Luntz appeared on the Kelly File last night and offered a scathing rebuke of Right to Rise, the Super Pac supporting the candidacy of Jeb Bush which typically attacks Marco Rubio. Luntz said that when all is said and done they will have spent $100 million dollars and that it was…
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Fake NY Times edition anti-Israel

NY Times gets Pallywooded (Update – Jewish Voice for Peace takes credit)

Posted by  ▪  February 3, 2016

Now The NY Times knows how it feels.

NY Times gets Pallywooded (Update – Jewish Voice for Peace takes credit)

Fake NY Times edition anti-Israel
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2/3/2016 at 7:00am
Pallywood is the Palestinian industry of creating fake images, events and stories to demonize Israel. It is a critical part of the worldwide, decades-long propaganda campaign against Israel. Pallywood is not done only by Palestinians. In fact, some of the most egregious perpetrators are Western anti-Israel leftists who create and spread false…
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Tea Party movement gave us two out of three leading Republican candidates

Posted by  ▪  February 2, 2016

Two out of three ain’t bad

Tea Party movement gave us two out of three leading Republican candidates

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2/2/2016 at 9:05pm
The death of the Tea Party movement has been widely reported, by people who reported that death before the 2010 surge election in which the movement played a critical role, and every few months thereafter for several years. It is true that the Tea Party monied-groups have mostly disappeared. To me, th…
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Alison Lundergan Grimes

Federal grand jury subpoenas records from Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes’ campaigns

Posted by  ▪  February 2, 2016

Meanwhile, in Kentucky…

Federal grand jury subpoenas records from Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes’ campaigns

Alison Lundergan Grimes
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2/2/2016 at 7:00pm
Yet another story lost in the Iowa Caucus hubbub — documents from the campaigns of former Sen. McConnell challenger, Alison Lundergan Grimes and her father, Jerry Lundergan, were subpoenaed by a federal grand jury yesterday. You may remember Lundergan Grimes. She’s the testy, shotgun-shooting Kentucky Democrat who repeatedly refused to answer a…
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http://suindependent.com/utah-presidential-primary-2016-poll-favors-trump-rubio/

Great Scotts! Rubio and Trump Rake in Post-Iowa Endorsements

Posted by  ▪  February 2, 2016

Just in time for New Hampshire

Great Scotts! Rubio and Trump Rake in Post-Iowa Endorsements

http://suindependent.com/utah-presidential-primary-2016-poll-favors-trump-rubio/
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2/2/2016 at 5:15pm
He’s appeared at campaign events with Sen. Rubio in South Carolina, but today Sen. Tim Scott made his endorsement official. Rumors of the endorsement began last night amid the Iowa excitement. This morning, Sen. Rubio’s presidential campaign released the following video: Sen. Scott joins Rep. Trey Gowdy, Rep. Mia Love, Rep. Darrel Issa,…
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UN Admits Own Impotence, Sort Of

Posted by  ▪  February 2, 2016

The UN knows it cannot enforce a Syria peace deal.

UN Admits Own Impotence, Sort Of

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2/2/2016 at 3:30pm
As negotiations to negotiate an end to the Syrian civil war plod along, the UN has admitted, internally, that it is powerless to enforce any Syria peace deal. According to Foreign Policy, the UN knows it cannot enforce or even monitor any peace deal it brokers: In a confidential strategy paper exclusively obtained…
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Iowa coin toss the “hanging chad” of the 2016 election?

Posted by  ▪  February 2, 2016

The shenanigans begin

Iowa coin toss the “hanging chad” of the 2016 election?

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2/2/2016 at 1:45pm
In his analysis of the Republican results in the Iowa Caucus, Professor Jacobson indicated that he was right to trust the voters to get the best result. On the other side of the aisle, the Democratic Party placed its trust elsewhere. At least six Iowa precincts flipped coins to call Hillary Clinton…
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EU foreign policy chief Mogherini in Iran

EU and Germany: Milking the Iran Deal

Posted by  ▪  February 2, 2016

German firms eying multi-billion back payments from Tehran, pledge large invests

EU and Germany: Milking the Iran Deal

EU foreign policy chief Mogherini in Iran
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2/2/2016 at 12:00pm
According to the head of Iran’s state-run oil company NPC, two leading German companies are set to invest a total of €12 billion in Tehran’s petroleum and gas sector. The latest agreement could make Germany the first big foreign investor in Iranian oil sector, after the nuclear deal was signed seven…
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WHO Declares Public Health Emergency over Zika Virus

Posted by  ▪  February 2, 2016

German researchers make first test as Australians poised to create vaccine.

WHO Declares Public Health Emergency over Zika Virus

zika virus who spread travel warning updates
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2/2/2016 at 10:00am
The World Health Organization officially declared a “public health emergency of international concern” over the wildfire spread of the Zika virus. The agency said the emergency is warranted because of how fast the mosquito-borne virus is spreading and its suspected link to an alarming spike in babies born with abnormally small heads…
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