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2016 turnout

Democrats Might Have a 2016 Turnout Problem

Posted by  ▪  March 3, 2016

Republicans have all the enthusiasm.

Democrats Might Have a 2016 Turnout Problem

2016 turnout
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3/3/2016 at 8:30am
One of the best things Republicans have going for them in 2016 is voter enthusiasm. So far in the primary process, voter turnout greatly favors the GOP over Democrats. Phillip Bump reports at the Washington Post: 1 million more people have voted in Republican primaries than Democratic ones We’ve been tracking the discrepancy between…
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GOP Super Tuesday

Branco Cartoon – Reality Check

Posted by  ▪  March 3, 2016

Hit and Running

Branco Cartoon – Reality Check

GOP Super Tuesday
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3/3/2016 at 7:00am
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Hillary Press Conference Wiping Server 2

Hillary email scandal moves into flip flip flip phase

Posted by  ▪  March 2, 2016

Immunity given to key State computer specialist, expect others to flip as well.

Hillary email scandal moves into flip flip flip phase

Hillary Press Conference Wiping Server 2
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3/2/2016 at 10:40pm
Several months ago, Kemberlee predicted that getting a State Department employee to flip on Hillary would be the key, Some dare say conspiracy: Who will be first Hillary aide to flip on her?: Was there a concerted conspiracy to violate the law, particularly given the fact that Clinton opted for a private…
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LI #37 Hillary and Donald

Will 2016 contest be between #NeverTrump and #NeverHillary voters?

Posted by  ▪  March 2, 2016

Both parties are in #Never #Never land.

Will 2016 contest be between #NeverTrump and #NeverHillary voters?

LI #37 Hillary and Donald
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3/2/2016 at 8:45pm
Professor Jacobson notes that socialism-embracing Sen. Bernie Sanders is enjoying a lot of “other people’s money” in the form of donations. He suggested that Sanders is poised solidify his position as the designated nominee should Hillary “fall”. I wanted to add another perspective on the current state of the Democratic Party’s race….
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Janna Jihad Video Shown Beverly Martin School Ithaca w text2

Legal Insurrection notches another victory in Ithaca 3rd Grade anti-Israel case

Posted by  ▪  March 2, 2016

Court orders injunctive relief requiring school district to retrieve records from personal electronic devices

Legal Insurrection notches another victory in Ithaca 3rd Grade anti-Israel case

Janna Jihad Video Shown Beverly Martin School Ithaca w text2
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3/2/2016 at 7:00pm
As detailed in a prior post, my Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) request to the Ithaca City School District (ICSD) regarding Bassem Tamimi’s appearance before third graders at the Beverly J. Martin School (BJM) encountered a completely unexpected problem: In brief, and incredibly, the teachers union in the Ithaca school district appears to…
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Democratic Debate 2-11-2016 Bernie Hillary

Bernie playing to box out other candidates after Hillary indicted

Posted by  ▪  March 2, 2016

Bernie outraises Hillary by $10 million in February, so he has the money to hang on to the end.

Bernie playing to box out other candidates after Hillary indicted

Democratic Debate 2-11-2016 Bernie Hillary
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3/2/2016 at 5:00pm
Almost all of my limited attention span has been focused on the Republican primaries. But this news item caught my attention: Hillary Clinton raised $30 million in February and has $31 million on hand, her campaign announced on Wednesday — far less than Bernie Sanders. Her rival, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, raised $43 million…
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Twitter Google Politics search move to Canada image w border

Google searches for “Move to Canada” spike after Trump Super Tuesday success

Posted by  ▪  March 2, 2016

Upside: Easier to get restaurant reservations.

Google searches for “Move to Canada” spike after Trump Super Tuesday success

Twitter Google Politics search move to Canada image w border
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3/2/2016 at 3:36pm
A couple of weeks ago, in response to seeing an anti-Trump bumper sticker in Ithaca, I wrote: While I’m not for Trump, I have to admit it would be a guilty pleasure to watch Ithaca progressives running through the streets pulling at their hair and screaming about End Times. Half the town…
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Ben Carson and Wife

Ben Carson drops out of next debate, sees “no path forward”

Posted by  ▪  March 2, 2016

But not officially “suspending” campaign.

Ben Carson drops out of next debate, sees “no path forward”

Ben Carson and Wife
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3/2/2016 at 2:14pm
Ben Carson is not officially suspending his campaign, but he’s doing almost that much, telling supporters he sees no “path forward” and dropping out of tomorrow’s debate. Carson released the following statement: “I do not see a political path forward in light of last evening’s Super Tuesday primary results.” I have decided not…
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https://twitter.com/matisyahu/status/635276709156229120

Another big legal loss for BDS, this time in Spain

Posted by  ▪  March 2, 2016

Spanish town rescinds BDS resolution after legal complaint of unlawful discrimination.

Another big legal loss for BDS, this time in Spain

https://twitter.com/matisyahu/status/635276709156229120
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3/2/2016 at 1:00pm
Opponents of the Boycott, Divest and Sanction (“BDS”) campaign against Israel won a significant tactical victory in hostile territory last month. In January, the city of Aviles, Spain – just inland of the Bay of Biscay on the northern shore of the Iberian Peninsula –  passed a resolution adopting BDS.  The Association…
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Cruz and Rubio playing game of Chicken

Posted by  ▪  March 2, 2016

And neither seems likely to swerve

Cruz and Rubio playing game of Chicken

rubio cruz side by side
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3/2/2016 at 11:30am
Even before yesterday’s Super Tuesday primaries, it seemed that Cruz and Rubio were locked in a game of Chicken, and it promised to be a bumpy ride. The same holds true now: The game of chicken, also known as the hawk-dove game or snowdrift game, is an influential model of conflict for…
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IRS building

The IRS Hack Keeps Getting Worse

Posted by  ▪  March 2, 2016

Another government agency, another hack

The IRS Hack Keeps Getting Worse

IRS building
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3/2/2016 at 10:00am
In early 2014, the Internal Revenue Service launched a new feature on its website referred to as ‘Get Transcript.’ This feature allowed taxpayers to view and download their transcript, or a document that lists most line items on a tax return and includes accompanying forms and schedules. In May of last year,…
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Verona Italy

Italian City Takes Stand Against Multiculturalism

Posted by  ▪  March 2, 2016

Verona preserving its own culture by limiting “ethnic” eateries in city center

Italian City Takes Stand Against Multiculturalism

Verona Italy
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3/2/2016 at 8:30am
With the influx of Middle Eastern “refugees” and immigrants, Europe is facing some important questions.  One of which centers on its embrace of the failed multiculturalism experiment that has swept across the western world in recent decades.  Everyone from Angela Merkel to average BBC viewers realize that it’s been a mistake,…
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Larry Wilmore

NEW TONE: Comedy Central Host Fantasizes About Murdering Trump

Posted by  ▪  March 2, 2016

With Justice Scalia’s pillow…

NEW TONE: Comedy Central Host Fantasizes About Murdering Trump

Larry Wilmore
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3/2/2016 at 7:00am
In recent years, whenever a violent tragedy has occurred, the left has been quick to blame the NRA, Republicans, the Tea Party, and conservatives. Then they stand on a soap box and lecture everyone about civility and demand a new tone in our politics. It’ll be interesting to see if any…
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LIVE RESULTS: Super Tuesday

Posted by  ▪  March 1, 2016

600 delegates up for grabs

LIVE RESULTS: Super Tuesday

super tuesday live blog results
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3/1/2016 at 7:00pm
Welcome to our Super Tuesday live blog. Be sure to refresh your browser for the latest updates. If you have questions, please post them in the comment section below, and I’ll do my best to answer them for you. Twelve states are in play and approximately 600 delegates up for grabs….
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http://youtu.be/y5TOJt6YmQg

Andrew Breitbart died 4 years ago today

Posted by  ▪  March 1, 2016

Keeping his memory alive is the least we can do.

Andrew Breitbart died 4 years ago today

http://youtu.be/y5TOJt6YmQg
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3/1/2016 at 5:30pm
Andrew Breitbart died four years ago today: Very sad news to report, just breaking. Andrew Breitbart is dead…. There are few people who are irreplaceable, but Andrew may have been one of those few. I really can’t add a lot to what I wrote the day of his death, A personal note on the…
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Clinton Camp to Hold Fundraiser With Wall St. and Big Pharma Lobbyists

Posted by  ▪  March 1, 2016

Change!

Clinton Camp to Hold Fundraiser With Wall St. and Big Pharma Lobbyists

hillary-favorable-ratings-dropping
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3/1/2016 at 4:00pm
Hillary Clinton is expected to clean up today which means unless she suffers any consequences for her questionable decisions while serving at the State Department, which let’s face it – she won’t, she will be the Democratic Party nominee. Knowing that, Bernie Sanders supporters will surely be excited to know that the…
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Lice

“Super Lice” outbreak hits 25 states

Posted by  ▪  March 1, 2016

Another insect crawls into the news cycle.

“Super Lice” outbreak hits 25 states

Lice
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3/1/2016 at 2:30pm
While much recent media attention has been focused on mosquitoes and the Zika virus they transmit, another pest is now crawling into the news cycle. Lice have mutated to resist the pesticide that has been effectively used against them for years, and 25 states are experiencing infestations with “super lice”. A strain of…
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