Water Cooler 2/6/16 Open Thread – Ties to terrorism, Crossing the law, Bernie on Tinder
Police Crossing: Texas Governor Gregg Abbott has lent his support to police putting cross images on their patrol cars, reports Yahoo. It seems the Sheriff’s Dept. in Brewster Co. got a complaint “…about images of a Christian cross with a horizontal thin blue line displayed on its patrol vehicles.” “In addition to its religious significance, the cross has a long history in America and elsewhere as | Read More »
Massive Total for Clinton Speaking Fees Released
The Clintons have released the total for their speaking fees over the last 13 years, and it’s predictably staggering. According to documentary evidence, the Clinton have been paid an astounding $153M for speaking fees since the end of Clinton’s second term, at an average of over $200,000 per speech. The Clintons have collected more just from speaking to Wall Street banks than most Americans will earn | Read More »
Surprise! Clinton State Department Has Literally Been Writing Some of Politico’s Playbook
We often joke about media outlets that they would sound no different if they were run by the Clinton campaign. Well, it turns out that Politico literally allowed members of the Clinton campaign to write items in their Playbook morning newsletter. As the Blaze notes, Gawker uncovered an email that exposed the Clinton campaign’s hand: A senior advisor to Hillary Clinton penned an item that | Read More »
New Hampshire Secretary of State Predicts Record Turnout (for Republicans)
The New Hampshire Secretary of State’s office has crunched the numbers, and they are predicting record turnout in the Republican primary on Tuesday. They are predicting that, once again, Republicans will also outperform the Democrats in terms of total votes cast on primary day. According to the New Hampshire Union-Leader: CONCORD — Secretary of State Bill Gardner is predicting a record 550,000 votes will be | Read More »
WE ARE SO SCREWED. Anti-Trump Super PAC Features John McCain
In a perfect storm of Other People’s Money and stupidity, an anti-Trump super PAC has decided to use on of the most despised figures in the GOP establishment to damage Donald Trump.
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Tonight’s New Hampshire GOP Debate Preview
After the Iowa caucus, the aftermath of which included Carsongate and some Trumpertantrums, the GOP debate in New Hampshire tonight will be one to watch. The field is smaller, now that main debate stage candidate Rand Paul, and undercard candidates Mike Huckabee and Rick Santorum, have all ended their campaigns. And returning to the debate stage once again is Trump, this time with a second place Iowa finish hanging | Read More »
Trump Denies Dropping Eff Bomb! But Let’s Let The Evidence Speak … Literally
Tonight on “The O’Reilly Factor” on Fox News, Donald Trump was the first guest, and at the beginning of his segment, Bill lightheartedly and briefly touched on EffGate. During the bantering exchange, Trump repeatedly denied that he used the actual word. However, since it was on video, this claim is verifiable. As they say in the business, let’s go to the tape: Yeah, so, there’s | Read More »
White Supremacists Form A Super PAC. Take A Wild Guess Who They’re Supporting?
It seems Donald Trump constantly re-tweeting white nationalists on Twitter has paid off. A group of white supremacists has formed a Super PAC and they are supporting Trump. Isn’t that lovely? From CNN: New Hampshire voters may be stunned to hear the latest robocall asking for their vote; it’s from white nationalists with a simple, disturbing message. “We don’t need Muslims. We need smart, educated, | Read More »
Good Guy With A Gun Stops Potential Mass Shooting In New Orleans … Where’s The Press?
New Orleans has a habit, it seems, of being ignored by the press. At least, ignored when it comes to mass shootings. Or this case, attempted mass shooting. You may remember that, back in November, there was a mass shooting in the city which received virtually no national press. Now we have a story where not only did someone open fire on a crowd of | Read More »
Watch This Ridiculous Reason Hillary Clinton Gives For Saying She Is Not The Establishment (VIDEO)
Hillary Clinton is the ultimate Washington DC insider. She has been there for over 20 years. She was a first lady. Then she was a Senator. Then she ran for President. Then she was a lousy secretary of state. Then she went and made tens of millions of dollars giving speeches thanks in large part to her status as a DC insider. She’s a lousy | Read More »
Rubio Racks Up Another Endorsement
With Iowa in the rearview and New Hampshire just around the corner, more and more people are lining up to take official sides, and Rubio is starting to run away with the endorsement game, for whatever that is worth. FiveThirtyEight’s endorsement tracker gives Rubio a clear edge over the rest of the field, as he is pulling away from the soon-to-be-departed Jeb Bush. The latest | Read More »
Ben Carson: Iowa Is Just Like Benghazi. Or Something
Ben Carson was on the radio today comparing the Ted Cruz campaign in Iowa to Hillary and Benghazi.
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Ron Paul: That Ted Cruz Is Owned By Goldman Sachs, But Sanders Has A Libertarian Streak
On Varney & Company, looney Ron Paul claims Ted Cruz is owned by big banks but Bolshevik Bernie Sanders is, well, …
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