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Unintended consequence: GOP donor-class may hand Florida to Trump

Posted by  ▪  September 6, 2015

Winner-take-all primary: Will Trump sneak through with plurality while Jeb and Rubio split the “home” vote?

Unintended consequence: GOP donor-class may hand Florida to Trump

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9/6/2015 at 10:30am
Early in the 2016 cycle, the Republican establishment pushed Marco Rubio aside in Florida and put its money and support behind Jeb Bush. That decision has created a scenario which could rob both candidates of the state’s highly coveted delegates. Jim Newell of Slate reported: Has the Republican Establishment Created a Monster? Last fall,…
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Marco Hits Back at Hillary in Puerto Rico

Posted by  ▪  September 6, 2015

Old blood, new blood

Marco Hits Back at Hillary in Puerto Rico

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9/6/2015 at 9:00am
This week top presidential contenders from both parties journeyed to Puerto Rico to talk economics, health care, and the future of the commonwealth’s place in American politics. Puerto Ricans won’t vote in the presidential election, but their 23 delegates could mean the difference between life and campaign death in a field…
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You spelled “break” wrong

Posted by  ▪  September 6, 2015

Lead foot.

You spelled “break” wrong

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9/6/2015 at 7:30am
From J, spotted in Virginia: No comment.
 

Has Obama Widened the Racial Divide?

Posted by  ▪  September 5, 2015

47% believe that he has

Has Obama Widened the Racial Divide?

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9/5/2015 at 8:00pm
A new poll by Rasmussen asks the question: has Obama widened the racial divide?  And 47% believe that he has.  Rasmussen reports: Americans hoped the election of the first black president in 2008 would help heal the racial division that has plagued this country for much of its history, but nearly half…
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Rick Perry: Border Wall Nothing More Than Rhetoric

Posted by  ▪  September 5, 2015

“Washington is completely corrupt when it comes to this issue.”

Rick Perry: Border Wall Nothing More Than Rhetoric

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9/5/2015 at 6:00pm
Joining Lou Dobbs earlier this week, Former Texas Governor Rick Perry was asked to explain his stance on illegal immigration and border security. “I think we need to flesh everyone out from the stand point of of just the rhetoric. When somebody says, “let’s build a wall,” then I think it’s appropriate…
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Senator Tim Scott: All Lives Matter

Posted by  ▪  September 5, 2015

If people are offended, that’s their problem.

Senator Tim Scott: All Lives Matter

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9/5/2015 at 4:00pm
Republican South Carolina senator Tim Scott appeared on CNN yesterday and was questioned by host Brianna Keilar for saying all lives matter. His response was brilliant. Josh Feldman of Mediaite has a partial transcript: Sen. Tim Scott: If ‘All Lives Matter’ Really Offends You, That’s Your Problem Senator Tim Scott said tonight that if…
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Arby’s: Cops Welcome (regardless of what our idiot store manager said)

Posted by  ▪  September 5, 2015

Manager fired, crew member on paid leave

Arby’s: Cops Welcome (regardless of what our idiot store manager said)

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9/5/2015 at 2:00pm
On Tuesday, a police officer was denied service at a Florida Arby’s.  Peter Burke reports: According to an offense report filled out by the officer, identified as Sgt. Jennifer Martin, the officer ordered her food in the drive-through of the restaurant and drove to the window to pay. Martin claims that the clerk,…
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August Jobs Report: 94 Million Americans No Longer in Labor Force

Posted by  ▪  September 5, 2015

In a nation of 300 million…

August Jobs Report: 94 Million Americans No Longer in Labor Force

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9/5/2015 at 12:03pm
Democrats are probably very happy with the August jobs report and the new unemployment rate of 5.1, but if you look closely at the issue, there’s no reason for turning cartwheels just yet. Susan Jones of CNS News: Record 94,031,000 Americans Not in Labor Force; Participation Rate Stuck at 38-Year Low for 3rd…
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Migrant Crisis Update: Hungary Busing Thousands to Border

Posted by  ▪  September 5, 2015

Crisis flows inward

Migrant Crisis Update: Hungary Busing Thousands to Border

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9/5/2015 at 10:00am
Thousands of asylum seekers have flooded Hungary’s borders, seeking safe passage into western Europe and away from crises in places like Syria, Eritrea, and Somalia. This mass migration, however, has caused its own crisis. The European Union wasn’t ready for such a rapid and intense saturation of migrants, and the continent…
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Pronoun Problems Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  September 5, 2015

Your weekly report from the world of higher education.

Pronoun Problems Week at College Insurrection

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9/5/2015 at 8:30am
With all the problems facing higher education right now, why are pronouns such a hot issue? Gender Neutral Pronouns Come to Harvard U. of Tennessee Knoxville Wants Everyone Using ‘Gender Inclusive’ Pronouns Watch College Students React to Strange New Gender Pronouns Pronouns aren’t the only troubling words. Washington State Students Told Not to Use Terms ‘Illegal…
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Thank the Patriarchy

Posted by  ▪  September 5, 2015

It built your car.

Thank the Patriarchy

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9/5/2015 at 7:00am
From frequent photographer Ulises: Down with the patriarchy and… Sanders for president…! I guess that must mean Hillary IS part of the patriarchy.
 

Hugh Hewitt vs. Donald Trump — We debate

Posted by  ▪  September 4, 2015

Three takes on the “incident” from 3 Legal Insurrection authors

Hugh Hewitt vs. Donald Trump — We debate

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9/4/2015 at 8:00pm
Thursday, Hugh Hewitt interviewed Donald Trump. Among other things, Hewitt asked Trump a handful of foreign policy questions. “Are you familiar with General Soleimani?” asked Hewitt. “Yessss. Go ahead, give me a little. Go ahead, tell me,” responded Trump. Hewitt explained that Soleimani runs the Quds forces, which Trump confused with the Kurds,…
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El Chapo Update: Cokes in Costa Rica? Es posible.

Posted by  ▪  September 4, 2015

Post-prison relaxation

El Chapo Update: Cokes in Costa Rica? Es posible.

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9/4/2015 at 6:02pm
Remember El Chapo? Joaquin Guzman, the infamous Mexican drug lord—and head of the even more infamous Sinaloa drug cartel—made headlines this past July when he executed an even more infamous escape from Mexico’s maximum security Altiplano prison. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com He tied his shoes, popped down a tunnel, and…
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Ben Cardin Opposes Iran Nuke Deal – Too Late to Matter

Posted by  ▪  September 4, 2015

Senate Dems have votes to override veto, so announcement by top Dem on Foreign Relations Comm. not as meaningful

Ben Cardin Opposes Iran Nuke Deal – Too Late to Matter

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9/4/2015 at 4:30pm
Sen. Ben Cardin (D – Md.) today announced his opposition to the nuclear deal with Iran (AKA Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or JCPOA) in an op-ed published in The Washington Post. With Sen. Chuck Schumer (D – N.Y.) and Sen. Robert Menendez (D – N.J.) Cardin becomes the third Democrat…
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Hillary contradicts herself as to who made decision on personal emails

Posted by  ▪  September 4, 2015

At August 18 press conference said she made decision, in MSNBC interview today says lawyers did.

Hillary contradicts herself as to who made decision on personal emails

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9/4/2015 at 3:15pm
Hillary held a press conference on August 18, 2015, which was most memorable for her phrase “What, with a cloth or something?”, referring to the server being wiped clean. But Hillary also told the media that she was the one who made the decision as to which emails were personal or or…
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Hillary Twice Refuses to Apologize for Emailgate

Posted by  ▪  September 4, 2015

“I’ve been as transparent as I could”

Hillary Twice Refuses to Apologize for Emailgate

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9/4/2015 at 1:30pm
Embattled Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton descended from her ivory tower Friday to speak with MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell. “You said recently that using your personal email as Secretary of State was not the best choice and that you take responsibility,” Mitchell began. “Are you sorry?” “Well I certainly wish that I h…
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September 1972 – The Munich Massacre

Posted by  ▪  September 4, 2015

11 Israeli athletes killed by Palestinian “Black September” Terrorists.

September 1972 – The Munich Massacre

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9/4/2015 at 11:30am
For those of us of a certain age, The Munich Massacre is etched in our memories as much as almost any other historical event. At approximately 4:30 a.m. in the morning on September 5, 1972 in West Germany [still September 4 in the U.S.], Palestinian “Black September” terrorists took Israeli Olympians hostage…
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