Hillary Clinton's running mate choice might be more unpopular among progressives
Donald Trump made a long speech last night without getting into any petty beefs, and restraining himself must have been just killing him, because here's what he's up to this morning: Donald Trump would not accept Ted Cruz's endorsement even if he offered it to him, the Republican nominee said Friday.... "He's fine. Show More Summary
HOPE: Amid Cleveland Protests, a Moment of Understanding: Trump backer and Black Lives Matter supporter “agree to disagree.” If I were running Trump’s campaign, I’d set up a booth outside and hand out bottled water to the protesters at the DNC, with a big banner that says “We’re All Americans.” Trump Water, of course.
Charles Kinsey having survived his police-shooting might make its occurrence far harder to dismiss.
WHY IS THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY SUCH A CESSPIT OF BIGOTRY? Outcry from Sanders supporters after leaked DNC ‘atheism’ emails. Bernie Sanders supporters Friday tore into the Democratic National Committee (DNC) on social media after a leaked email appeared to show a DNC official plotting to question Sanders’s religion. The email, written by Chief Financial Officer […]
The timing couldn't have been scripted more symbolically. As Donald Trump was coronated in Cleveland, Roger Ailes, Emperor of Fox News, was getting dethroned. Fox, as plenty of people have observed, did more than any other operation to create the media environment which made Trumpismo possible. Show More Summary
Police in Somervile, Massachusetts, are a wee of a tad bit perturbed with the city’s mayor. Last August a Black Lives Matter banner was hung on the front of City Hall. The mayor said the gesture was intended to send a signal that the city was serious about confronting any racial problems it may have: “It was a statement. Show More Summary
This is remarkable. First, the terrible news: Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s decision to restore voting rights to more than 200,000 felons violates Virginia’s constitution, the state Supreme Court ruled Friday, dealing a major blow to the Democratic...Show More Summary
There's no question in my mind that David Duke's decision to run for the Senate as David Vitter's replacement is the direct consequence of Donald Trump winning the Republican nomination. Washington Post: Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke on Friday announced he will run for U.S. Show More Summary
RIP NFL COACH DENNIS GREEN, 67: The former Minnesota Vikings and Arizona Cardinals head coach died of cardiac arrest, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
JOHN KERRY: AIR CONDITIONERS AS BIG A THREAT AS ISIS: Secretary of State John Kerry said in Vienna on Friday that air conditioners and refrigerators are as big of a threat to life as the threat of terrorism posed by groups like the Islamic State. The Washington Examiner reported that Kerry was in Vienna to amend […]
Lawrence O'Donnell discusses similarities between parts of Melania Trump's RNC speech and a speech made by Michelle Obama in 2008, calling the writing "pure...
The Pokemon Go craze has made it to the State Department. During a State Department briefing, spokesman John Kirby paused his remarks to call out a reporter who was playing the popular mobile game. "As the secretary said earlier today,...Show More Summary
The temporary replacement of Roger Ailes by Rupert Murdoch as CEO and Chairman of Fox News is designed to calm shareholders and viewers, but it is also a strategy to shut down exposing information from the Gretchen Carlson sexual harrassment...Show More Summary
They "don't know" if it's terrorism yet. The post BREAKING: Mass Shopping Mall Shooting, Multiple Victims Believed Dead in Munich, People Still Hiding (VIDEO) appeared first on RedState.
You'd think someone in charge would have told the lackeys scouring social media for stuff to put up on the big screens at Quicken Loans Arena for the Republican National Convention to spend just a little bit of time screening those tweets. Show More Summary
“As you know from his other career, Donald likes to fire people.” That was New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) talking to the donor class in a closed-door meeting at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this week. Christie was both recalling the reality television career of Donald Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, and projecting […]
Last week witnessed what may be the last act of an unfolding struggle between two major Islamic movements in Turkey. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused exiled Islamic leader Fethullah Gulen of plotting last week's failed coup against the government. Show More Summary
Peter Thiel addresses the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on July 22, 2016. Photo via YouTube I wrote about Trump’s speech nomination acceptance speech earlier today – I was impressed with his speech in terms of its political...Show More Summary
REVOLT ON THE LEFT: Liberals press Clinton not to pick Kaine for VP. Liberal Democrats are launching an eleventh-hour campaign against Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) joining Hillary Clinton’s presidential ticket. The advocates say Kaine, a moderate who’s risen to the top of the VP shortlist, should be disregarded both for his positions on trade and […]