February 26, 2016

Robert Reich Endorses Bernie Sanders for President

Bernie Sanders said he welcomed the endorsement by the former U.S. Labor Secretary, according to an e-mailed statement. Sanders is leading "a movement to reclaim America for the many, not the few. And such a political mobilization – a 'political revolution,' as he puts it – is the only means by which we can get the nation back from the moneyed interests that now control so much of our economy and democracy," Reich writes

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It's war

After months of avoiding conflict with the Republican front-runner, Rubio finally showed he had the skills to take on Trump.

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Lawmakers Push Obama to Disclose Details of Guantanamo Transfers

A Republican senator on Thursday introduced legislation that would require the Obama administration to give Congress and the public more information about suspected terrorists detained at Guantanamo Bay that it plans to transfer to foreign countries.

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EXCLUSIVE: Feds Won't Talk About Whistleblower Fired For Talking To Congress

DOE staff declined to even estimate how long they would take to respond to Congress

Via: The Daily Caller

Mississippi Governor Names April 'Confederate Heritage Month'

"Mississippi's history deserves study and reflection, no matter how unpleasant or complicated parts of it may be." 

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Former Mexican President Curses at Trump on Live TV — See How Fox Host Reacts

"I am not going to apologize."

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Dragon Front Is Like Magic The Gathering In Virtual Reality

Dragon Front Tower above your army of monsters, lean across the battlefield, and make your opponent's face explode. That's Dragon Front, a virtual reality card game coming to the Oculus Rift. While many VR games see you flailing your arms or head about, or swinging swords and shooting bows-and-arrows, Dragon Front is decidedly more chill. That's not to say it's boring. In fact… Read More

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Rubio's Breakout Debate, By the Numbers

Florida Senator Marco Rubio aimed straight for the bullseye in Thursday night's Republican presidential debate: Billionaire front-runner Donald Trump.

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Baltimore Prof: White People Need To Give All Their $ To Black People

BaltimoreProf-LinkBecause White Privilege?

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The View from Woodrow Wilson

(Steven Hayward) I'm a certified Woodrow Wilson hater, and when the left at Princeton demanded a few months ago that Wilson's name be stripped from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public Affairs because of his racism, I thought of printing up a bumper sticker: "Conservative: Hated Woodrow Wilson before it was cool." But even a stopped clock is right twice a day. From an 1889 essay entitled "Nature of Democracy in the

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Life, Liberty And The Right To Play Chess, Scarved

These things shouldn't be so difficult. I shouldn't have to horse-trade with my kids just to play chess.

Via: The Daily Caller

Of All the Attacks Rubio and Cruz Launched Against Trump During Debate, This One Seems to Have Left a Mark

Here's what the audience was Googling during the debate. 

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'Highly Haunted' Bible Is on eBay for $180,000 — and the Seller Has Some Wild Claims: 'Pulled By Her Hair and Dragged Down the Stairs'

"I accept no responsibility for any poltergeist activities that this Bible might bring into your dwellings."

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Trump's 12 Years of Audits 'Very Unusual,' Ex-IRS Agent Says

Donald Trump's disclosure that his tax returns have been under review by the Internal Revenue Service for the past 12 years reflects a "very unusual" level of scrutiny by tax authorities, according to a former Internal Revenue Service agent who now works as an accountant for wealthy people.

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Hastings & Co Gets The Mechanical Kickstarter Watch Right

d99b737907494da9fe9e475d44c8ad97_original Every few weeks I dig through the deepest recesses of Kickstarter and Indiegogo to find a few good watches. This time I've hit pay dirt. The $227 Hastings & Co Heritage Edition is a mechanical watch with enough class and high design to make it an heir to watches like the Tissot Le Locle and some classic Longines pieces at a price that resembles the good old Seiko Orange Monster. But… Read More

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Rubio: Donald Trump Is a 'Con Artist'

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Ted Cruz: Marco Rubio and I would both be a much better president than Donald Trump

Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas said after Thursday's GOP presidential debate that both he and Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida are better choices for the White House than Republican front-runner Donald Trump.

"Listen, Marco is not my enemy - Marco and I are friends," Mr. Cruz said on CNN after ...

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Melissa Click Said She Thought Journalist She Threatened Might Have Had A Gun. He Didn't

'She wanted someone expendable to take a bullet for her'

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Sheriff Reveals Likely Motive in Deadly Kansas Shooting — and How a Brave, Lone Officer 'Saved Multiple, Multiple Lives'

The officer is a "hero."

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Is This Hollywood Megastar an Atheist? Famed Actor Set to Speak to Tens of Thousands of Non-Believers at 'Reason Rally'

"To show the presence and power of the nonreligious voting bloc."

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Where Are They Now? Startup Battlefield Company BioBots

BioBots Disrupt Battlefield When we last saw BioBots, company CEO Danny Cabrera took to the Disrupt stage to pitch his 3D printer for living cells to our panel of judges in the Startup Battlefield at Disrupt NY 2015. Cabrera showed off his company's debut 3D bioprinter, and actually printed out a living 3D model of Vincent Van Gogh's ear. Read More

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'Con Artist' Trump 'Wholly Unprepared' for Presidency: Rubio

"There is no way that we are going to allow a con artist to take over the conservative movement," Republican presidential contender Marco Rubio says on "CBS This Morning," "and Donald Trump is a con artist." Trump "is wholly unprepared to be president of the United States," and "he refuses to answer questions on any specific public policy" Says it's possible no GOP candidate will get the 1,236 delegates that they need for nomination, which would trigger a contested convention "I would much rathe

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Clinton: 'I Think I Have Been Transparent' About Wall Street Ties

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Rubio and allies renew Trump attacks after wild debate

HOUSTON (AP) - Marco Rubio waged an all-out verbal assault on Donald Trump Friday morning as his allies prepared to spend millions on new attack ads in key states, promising an aggressive and well-funded takedown effort the morning after the Republican front-runner was knocked on his heels on the debate ...

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Rubio Declares War on Trump at the 11th Hour

After months of avoiding conflict with the Republican front-runner, Rubio finally showed he had the skills to take on Trump.

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'The Heart of America': The Army Quarterback

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Clinton Tops Sanders 59%-33% in Florida, Quinnipiac Poll Shows

Women and voters aged 45 yrs and older propel Hillary Clinton to lead among likely Democratic voters, according to Quinnipiac University Poll. Bernie Sanders has advantage among voters ages 18-44 "This has been a turbulent political year, but the Florida Democratic primary looks like a blow-out," Peter Brown, assistant director of the poll, says in statement NOTE: Poll of 476 likely Democratic voters conducted Feb. 21-24 has error margin of +/- 4.5 ppts

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The Latest: FIFA members have passed wide-ranging reforms

ZURICH (AP) - The Latest on the FIFA election (all times local):

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11:30 a.m.

FIFA members have passed wide-ranging reforms to protect against corruption and curb the powers of its new president.

Needing a 75 percent majority for approval, 89 percent voted yes. FIFA says the ballot was 179-22 ...

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Where Will Bush's Donors Go?

We searched the candidates' Federal Election Commission filings for contributors who have given money to more than one campaign

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Confessions of a Score Addict

I'll confess: I don't know what makes an original score worthy of winning an Oscar.

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Just Listen to Reason Trump Floats As Possible Gov't Motive for IRS Audit (and Pay Attention to CNN Anchor's Facial Expression)

"What do you mean?"

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Nintendo Cuts Its Annual Profit Forecast In Half Following Sales Slump

nintendo-e3-supermariobros Nintendo has slashed its profit estimate for the financial year by more than 50 percent amid slowing sales and a strong yen. In an announcement today [PDF], the Japanese firm lowered its net profit forecast from 35 billion yen ($310 million) to 17 billion yen ($151 million). Read More

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Krauthammer Identifies 'Electric,' 'Most Remarkable' Debate Moment: 'That Is Going to Be Replayed'

"It was not exactly the subject you would have thought would spark this…"

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Oregon biotech fish labeling fails to get through Senate

SALEM, Ore. (AP) - A bill that would require genetically engineered fish to be labeled in Oregon has died in a Senate committee.

The Capital Press reports (http://bit.ly/1Tb8ths ) that the Senate Committee on Health Care failed to act on the bill by the Legislature's Feb. 23 deadline. Sen. Laurie ...

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Trump: 'We Are Building A New Republican Party'

'A much bigger, much stronger Republican Party'

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Frank Luntz Asks Focus Group Who Won the Debate — Members Overwhelmingly Selected One Candidate

"So tell me … who won the debate?"

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Rubio Catches Fire, Rattles Donald Trump at GOP Debate

At a CNN Republican debate, Florida Senator Marco Rubio finally dropped the gloves and went after GOP front-runner Donald Trump.

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Murder suspect target of new federal immigration policy

FREMONT, Calif. (AP) - Federal immigration officials have asked Alameda County jail officials to notify them when they plan to release an immigrant suspected of killing a San Jose woman.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said in a statement Thursday that the agency wants to know when Esmid Pedraza is ...

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VA Watchdog Finds Serious Fraud, But Suggests NO Corrective Action

'The reports ... do not make a recommendation or suggest a corrective action.'

Via: The Daily Caller

Rubio Joins Cruz to Take on Trump at GOP Debate, but It Might Be Too Little Too Late

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Cruz Cross-Examines Trump: 'True or False: You Said Gov't Should Pay for Everyone's Health Care?'

"You've never said that?"

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Apple Hires Developer Behind Signal, Edward Snowden's Favorite Secure Chat App

shutterstock apple Apple hires plenty of interns all year round, but one particular new addition revealed this week caught the eye given the company's current position opposing a controversial order to enable the FBI to access a locked iPhone. Read More

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Trump Insists He Can't Reveal Tax Returns Until After IRS Audit

The billionaire front-runner tried to explain why he would not be releasing his returns in the immediate future.

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What is Telemundo running for?

(Paul Mirengoff) There were five official presidential candidates in tonight's GOP debate, but six debaters. The sixth was a female reporter from Telemundo. She was running a single-issue campaign. Her issue was relief for illegal immigrants. Her performance was nauseating. The Telemundo woman, MarĂ­a Celeste Arrasa, asked the candidates this question: "Do you [or your fellow candidates] get it?" By "it," as she made clear in a speech masquerading as a question,

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Second Northern Virginia Gun Store To Face Opposition From Residents

'We are alarmed to hear of these plans just weeks before opening'

Via: The Daily Caller

Clinton Leads Sanders, Trump Heads GOP in Mass.: WBUR Poll

Hilary Clinton leads Bernie Sanders among likely Democratic primary voters in Mass. 49% to 45%, according to a WBUR poll before March 1 vote. Donald Trump leads Republican candidates with 40%, followed by Marco Rubio and John Kasich, both with 19% Ted Cruz has 10% support, Ben Carson at 5% NOTE: Feb. 21-23 poll of likely 418 Democratic voters has +/-4.9 ppts margin of error; subset of 386 likely Republican voters has margin of error of +/-4.9 ppts

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Eric Trump Says His Dad Might Sweep Super Tuesday — Rubio, Cruz Have 'Very Little Path Forward'

"He's changed the face of politics I think forever."

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'Release Them Tomorrow': Cruz Calls on Trump to Release Tax Returns Immediately

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Trump, Rubio Clash on Health Policy Top Twitter Debate Moment

Sen. Marco Rubio's exchange with Donald Trump over health-care policy was the top-tweeted moment during the Republican presidential debate, according to data from co. NOTE: Rubio pressed Trump for not having only a sketchy policy on health-care, and for then repeating himself, see related story Twitter says Trump took 51% share of conversation, followed by Rubio with 21%, Cruz with 14% Second most-tweeted moment was Trump calling Sen. Ted Cruz a "basket case"; third was Cruz's attack on Trump's

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