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Thursday, May 05, 2016

 


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Romanian hacker Guccifer:
I breached Clinton server, ´it was easy´

Easy for a Romanian farm boy. Easy for the KGB.
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Exclusive: President Fox Apologizes, Invites Trump
to Mexico

Wonder what changed his mind.
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WH: Navy SEAL Was ‘Killed in Combat,’ But
‘Not in a Combat Mission’

This hero deserves the dignity of proper language to
describe his death.
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Judge orders top Hillary Clinton aides to answer questions
about secret emails

The wheels of justice Are set on medium grind.
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Justice Department says North Carolina´s anti-LGBT
bathroom law violates civil rights and can´t be enforced

The only time Obama draws a line in the sand he'll fight
for is in a cat litter box.
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DOJ Decides It Won’t Call People ‘Felons’ Or ‘Convicts’
Because it Hurts Their Feelings

Just say "no' to a bleeding heart.
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Both former Presidents Bush will not endorse Donald
Trump and join a growing list of prominent Republicans
who will not back the party´s presumptive nominee

We'll have to see how long the Elephant in the room can
be ignored.
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Charles Lindbergh’s Babies: It’s Liberal
Democrats Who Echo the Isolationists
New York Sun, by Seth Lipsky    Original Article
Posted By: Honeybadger- 5/5/2016 8:09:56 AM     Post Reply
As Donald Trump careers toward the election, it looks like his critics are going to try to tar him with his own campaign slogan, “America First.” It was, after all, the cry of those who wanted America to stay out of the fight against Hitler. They formed the “America First Committee” in 1940, even after the war in Europe had begun and the Nazis were gearing up for the Final Solution. The left is going to try to hang all this on Mr. Trump. This is going to be rich, let me just say, particularly coming from the Democrats. Imagine

Deadlines loom for answers in Clinton
email probe as U.S. judge sets discovery
Washington Post, by Spenser S. Hsu    Original Article
Posted By: FlyRight- 5/5/2016 7:50:12 AM     Post Reply
A federal judge on Wednesday directed State Department officials and top aides to Hillary Clinton to answer questions under oath by June 29 about whether they intentionally thwarted federal open-records laws by allowing Clinton’s use of a private email server throughout her tenure as secretary of state from 2009 to 2013.The decision by U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan in Washington sets the stage for responses before July’s presidential nominating conventions — but does not ensure cooperation — from at least six current and former top officials, including Cheryl D. Mills, who was Clinton’s chief of staff at State; Huma

Donald Trump’s policy plans are real,
detailed — and great
New York Post, by Betsy McCaughey    Original Article
Posted By: Kitty Myers- 5/5/2016 7:29:42 AM     Post Reply
The rap on Donald Trump is he’s all bluster. The New York Times says he’s offering “incoherent mishmash.” Former GOP rival Ted Cruz claimed Trump has “no idea” how to fix the economy. Don’t believe it. The Trump campaign is putting forward proposals to fix problems from the long waits for medical care at Veterans Affairs facilities to the impending collapse of ObamaCare. Check out Trump’s economic plan, for starters. Unlike Hillary Clinton’s anti-business agenda, Trump’s plan would actually help unemployed Americans get back to work. Trump slashes the corporate-tax rate to 15 percent, down from the current

  


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Which Donald Trump Did Republicans
Just Hand The Nomination To?
Investor´s Business Daily, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: RockyTCB- 5/5/2016 6:46:47 AM     Post Reply
Election 2016: With Donald Trump now the certain nominee, Republicans have managed to pick the least reliably conservative candidate out of a field that started with some of the most experienced, dedicated and successful conservatives ever to have thrown their hats into the ring. And they’ve done so largely because the GOP “establishment” kept dropping the ball on conservative priorities. Go figure. That Trump is not a conservative should be obvious by now to anyone who hasn’t been drinking Trump Kool-Aid for the past 10 months. Just a few days ago, Trump claimed that “I’m a conservative,” and then went on to say “but at this

Congratulations to Donald Trump
Jewish World Review, by Alicia Colon    Original Article
Posted By: toledo- 5/5/2016 5:26:15 AM     Post Reply
Like many conservative Republicans, Donald Trump was not my first choice for president, Rick Perry was. He, of course, never had a chance once the primary process was rigged by the GOPe bringing in John Kasich to bump Perry to the second tier of the debates. It’s taken Kasich forever to drop out but I had dozens of delusional emails from his campaign insisting that he was the only one who can beat Hillary. Now that Hillary, Obama and Soros’ Moveon.org are uniting to attack what appears to be our nominee, I believe the party should show solidarity in supporting

The Day the Republican Party Died
Atlantic, by Molly Ball    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 5/5/2016 4:55:24 AM     Post Reply
NEW YORK—Where were you the night Donald Trump killed the Republican Party as we knew it? Trump was right where he belonged: in the gilt-draped skyscraper with his name on it, Trump Tower in Manhattan, basking in the glory of his final, definitive victory. “I have to tell you, I’ve competed all my life,” Trump said, his golden face somber, his gravity-defying pouf of hair seeming to hover above his brow. “All my life I’ve been in different competitions—in sports, or in business, or now, for 10 months, in politics. I have met some of the most incredible competitors that I’ve

DOJ Decides It Won’t Call People ‘Felons’
Or ‘Convicts’ Because Hurts Their Feelings
Daily Caller, by Casey Harper    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 5/5/2016 4:53:25 AM     Post Reply
An official with the Department of Justice said the agency will no longer call people “felons” or “convicts” after they are released from prison because it is too hard on them emotionally. Assistant Attorney General Karol Mason wrote a piece in The Washington Post Wednesday saying “many of the formerly incarcerated men, women, and young people I talk with say that no punishment is harsher than being permanently branded a ‘felon’ or ‘offender.´” Mason said the decision is not to condone their behavior, but to use words to help them reenter society. In my role as head of the division

  


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What Now, Conservatives?
National Review Online, by David French    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 5/5/2016 4:48:30 AM     Post Reply
The party of Lincoln is in ruins. A minority of its primary voters have torched its founders’ legacy by voting for a man who combines old-school Democratic ideology, a bizarre form of hyper-violent isolationism, fringe conspiracy theories, and serial lies with an enthusiastic flock of online racists to create perhaps the most toxic electoral coalition since George Wallace. Then — to add insult to injury — multiple GOP leaders bulldozed the ashes by issuing nauseating calls for unity, foremost among them Reince Priebus:(Snip for tweet)Reince, you should resign rather than spending one more ounce of personal energy supporting a reprehensible

The Obama Justice Department’s
Insane Attack on North Carolina
Power Line, by John Hinderaker    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 5/5/2016 4:44:32 AM     Post Reply
Of all Barack Obama’s unforgivable sins, his corruption and politicization of the Department of Justice ranks near the top. Under Eric Holder and now Loretta Lynch, DOJ has become a lunatic enforcer of far-left fantasies. The latest instance is DOJ’s letter to the Governor of North Carolina, claiming that North Carolina’s law requiring that bathrooms, locker rooms and so on be used by those of the proper sex–male or female, based on physical organs–violates the federal civil rights laws: Dear Governor McCrory: This letter is to inform you that the Department of Justice has determined that, as a result of compliance with

‘Get ready to eat it’: As Trump clinches the
nomination, it’s time to dine on my words
Washington Post, by Dana Milbank    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 5/5/2016 4:33:55 AM     Post Reply
The tweets and emails started immediately after Donald Trump’s victory Tuesday night: “You’ve got a promise to keep, bub.” “Get ready to eat it.” “EAT IT!!!” To them, I say: Con gusto. Seven months ago I said I would eat an entire column, newsprint and ink, if Trump won the nomination, calculating that Republican voters were better than Trump. The Republican voters let me down: Though a majority didn’t support him, enough did, and no viable alternative arose. But you, the reader, have revived my faith in America. I put out a call for recipes and you responded, via Twitter, Facebook, email and the comments section.

Bonfire of the Inanities: Pyromaniac Pols, Polities
American Spectator, by John C. Wohlstetter    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 5/5/2016 4:28:22 AM     Post Reply
The dictionary definition of “inane” stresses the adjectives “silly” and “stupid.” A better pair of descriptors could not be found for what the 2016 campaign has given us. Voter Tunnel Vision Voters have a long history in the open primary era of supporting candidates without regard to electability, leading Fred Barnes to call electability “the worst primary argument” in a recent article. Voters begin by conveniently presuming their preferred choice electable. Only during the general election campaign do these voters factor in electability. And that is how a party can come to be buried in an epic landslide. Compartmentalized Candidates Donald Trump lives in

  


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War by any other name: A SEAL´s
death shows US involvement in
Iraq is more than just advisory
New York Daily News, by Editorial    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 5/5/2016 4:24:20 AM     Post Reply
Navy SEAL Charlie Keating IV — an adviser to Kurdish troops in Mosul, Iraq — was killed Tuesday in an encounter with Islamic State militants. Keating, 31, born and raised in Phoenix, was a track star at Indiana University before joining the Navy after 9/11. Technically, Keating was not a combatant. He was an “adviser” who died in a firefight, rescuing other advisers under attack. Which is exactly as he should be remembered — as an American serviceman of high skill and valor, not because a grandfather of the same name had been a notable figure in the 1990s savings-and-loan crisis. Petty

Bill Clinton: It´s Been a Long Time
Since a Girl Told Me I Look Great
Weekly Standard, by Jennifer Lifhits    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 5/5/2016 4:13:54 AM     Post Reply
A bashful Bill Clinton took the stage in California Wednesday while campaigning for his wife, telling an admiring audience member that it had been a long time since a female had complimented him on his appearance. "You look great!" an audience member told Clinton, when he said he felt young. Clinton exhaled into his microphone and said that a young woman hadn´t flattered him on his looks in a while. "It´s been a long time since a girl said that to me," he said and laughed. The former president then lamented the inevitable aging process. "I usually get, ´you look good for a man your

The men America has left behind
CNN Money, by Tami Luhby    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 5/5/2016 4:09:56 AM     Post Reply
They don´t have college degrees. They have few job prospects. They feel left behind. Nearly one-quarter of white men with only a high school diploma aren´t working. Many of these men, age 25 to 64, aren´t just unemployed ... they aren´t even looking for a job, according to federal data. Their college-educated peers, however, have fared much better. Only about one in 10 isn´t working. The plight of these blue collar workers is now in the national spotlight. The 2016 presidential election has awakened their political power and reshaped the course of the campaign. Their anger -- which has brought

Trump: I’m open to Cruz as VP
The Hill (DC), by Mark Hensch    Original Article
Posted By: ScarletPimpernel- 5/5/2016 4:03:12 AM     Post Reply
Donald Trump on Wednesday said that he would consider making Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) his running mate. “I respect Ted,” he told host Bill O’Reilly on Fox News’ “The O’Reilly Factor." "He was a very strong competitor. He really competed hard and tough." “He’s certainly a capable guy,” the presumptive GOP presidential nominee added. "It’s something we can think about." Trump defeated Cruz in Tuesday’s Indiana GOP presidential primary, making him the presumptive nominee. Cruz suspended his Oval Office bid shortly afterward, saying that his results in the Hoosier State “foreclose” his path to the Republican presidential nomination. Trump on

  


  

San Andreas fault ´locked,
loaded and ready to roll´ with
big earthquake, expert says
Los Angeles Times, by Rong-Gong Lin II    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 5/5/2016 4:02:52 AM     Post Reply
Southern California’s section of the San Andreas fault is “locked, loaded and ready to roll,” a leading earthquake scientist said Wednesday at the National Earthquake Conference in Long Beach. The San Andreas fault is one of California’s most dangerous, and is the state’s longest fault. Yet for Southern California, the last big earthquake to strike the southern San Andreas was in 1857, when a magnitude 7.9 earthquake ruptured an astonishing 185 miles between Monterey County and the San Gabriel Mountains near Los Angeles. It has been quiet since then — too quiet, said Thomas Jordan, director of the Southern California

Obama Blames Flint Water Crisis on
a Preference for Small Government
PJ Media, by Rick Moran    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 5/5/2016 3:52:09 AM     Post Reply
During a speech to residents of Flint, Michigan, whose drinking water was contaminated with lead, President Obama appeared to partly blame "a preference for small government" for the crisis. Bloomberg: In a speech to about 1,000 residents, Obama urged them to resist assumptions that their children have been permanently harmed by consuming water with lead, and blamed "a mindset that believes that less government is the highest good, no matter what." He didn’t mention Michigan’s Republican governor, Rick Snyder, who addressed the audience earlier and professes the virtues of smaller government. Snyder has borne much of the blame for the contamination. "I do

Sure looks like Kasich’s
goal was to stop Cruz
Hot Air, by Larry O´Connor    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 5/5/2016 3:46:48 AM     Post Reply
With the news that Gov. John Kasich (R-OH) will suspend his fruitless campaign for president Wednesday at 5PM it’s worth asking the obvious question: Why now? Kasich lost every single caucus and primary over the past several months except for his home state of Ohio. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) has more delegates for the nomination than Kasich and he’s been out of the race for weeks. So why stay in as long as he did just to drop out when the race finally comes down to just two candidates? Let’s focus on a few key moments of the past several weeks that

#NeverHillary
National Review Online, by Mark Krikorian    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 5/5/2016 3:43:39 AM     Post Reply
Donald Trump is unfit to be president. He’s a braggart and a liar. And a serial adulterer. He’s behaved shamefully during the primary campaign. He wouldn’t recognize the Constitution if he tripped over it in the street. He doesn’t know even the Cliff Notes version of any policy issue. The idea that the party of Lincoln and Reagan, Coolidge and Eisenhower, Justice Harlan and Senator Taft has nominated Trump is appalling. And I’m going to vote for him anyway. I condemn no one for deciding otherwise. There are plausible arguments for not voting for him in November – to repudiate

Ted Cruz donor sat on
$9 million in super PAC
CNN, by Theodore Schleifer    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 5/5/2016 3:34:15 AM     Post Reply
Toby Neugebauer made headlines last year by donating $10 million to a pro-Ted Cruz super PAC. He´s taking $9 million of it back. The Texas energy investor and son of retiring Rep. Randy Neugebauer ran Keep the Promise II, one of several pro-Cruz super PACs under the Keep the Promise umbrella. But despite pleas from fellow Cruz backers throughout the campaign, he never followed through with big spending to help the Texas senator against Donald Trump, only spending $1 million of his $10 million investment. Although Cruz, who ended his presidential hopes Tuesday, was never short on campaign or super PAC cash, Neugebauer´s

  



The most deadly infectious
disease in America today
CBS News, by Ashley Welch    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 5/5/2016 3:29:57 AM     Post Reply
Hepatitis C now kills more people in the United States than every other infectious disease combined, according to new government data. The report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that deaths associated with hepatitis C reached an all-time high of 19,659 in 2014, surpassing the total combined number of deaths from 60 other infectious diseases reported to CDC, including HIV, pneumococcal disease, and tuberculosis. "This is a very alarming trend," Dr. John W. Ward, director of CDC´s Division of Viral Hepatitis, told CBS News. Approximately 3.5 million Americans are currently living with hepatitis C and about half are unaware of

Donald Trump Says He Won’t
Self-Fund General Election Campaign
ABC News, by Candace Smith    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 5/5/2016 3:27:10 AM     Post Reply
Donald Trump is now the all-but-inevitable Republican nominee and he’s started his first day by announcing he will renege on one of the core tenants of his campaign. He announced this morning on "Good Morning America" that he would accept “small contributions,” and he is now telling the Wall Street Journal that he won’t be entirely self-funding his campaign. “I’ll be putting up money, but won’t be completely self-funding, as I did during the primaries,” Trump told the WSJ. A campaign official confirmed to ABC News, as first reported by the WSJ, that Trump will tap into his vast personal Rolodex

Iraq routed IS from Ramadi at
a high cost: A city destroyed
Associated Press, by Susannah George*    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 5/5/2016 3:24:53 AM     Post Reply
RAMADI, Iraq -- This is what victory looks like in the Iraqi city of Ramadi: In the once thriving Haji Ziad Square, not a single structure still stands. Turning in every direction yields a picture of devastation. A building that housed a pool hall and ice cream shops - reduced to rubble. A row of money changers and motorcycle repair garages - obliterated, a giant bomb crater in its place. The square´s Haji Ziad Restaurant, beloved for years by Ramadi residents for its grilled meats - flattened. The restaurant was so popular its owner built a larger, fancier branch across the

GOP Jewish group congratulates
Trump - but withholds praise
Jewish Telegraphic Agency [NY City], by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 5/5/2016 12:28:51 AM     Post Reply
The Republican Jewish Coalition congratulated Donald Trump on becoming the presumptive Republican nominee, but otherwise withheld praise for the candidate. “The Republican Jewish Coalition congratulates Donald Trump on being the presumptive Presidential nominee of the Republican Party,” said the statement from the group issued Wednesday, a day after it became clear that the real estate magnate had secured the party’s nomination with a crushing primary win in Indiana. Much of the rest of the statement focused on why the RJC continues to believe Hillary Clinton is “the worst possible choice for a commander in chief.” It did not otherwise mention Trump, unusual for

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