April 2, 2016

Trump Says Delegate Process at Cleveland Convention 'Crooked'

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Saturday at a rally that the delegate process is "crooked as hell." ''I don't want to go in there looking at the second ballot because probably with the way the thing is -- it's crooked as hell,'' Trump said, referring to the delegate process at the Republican National Convention scheduled for July in Cleveland NOTE: Trump is leading in the popular vote among delegates but he may not secure the 1,237 delegates needed to clinch the nomination be

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A Deranged Anti-Semite Accuses Me of Libel

(John Hinderaker) I wrote earlier this week about a 9/11 Truther named Kevin Barrett. Barrett once taught at the University of Wisconsin, where his belief that the United States government, in conjunction with Israel, carried out the September 11 attacks made him controversial. Back in 2006, Barrett's crackpot views were seen as an issue of academic freedom, and the University of Wisconsin rejected suggestions that Barrett was an inappropriate person to have

Source: Power Line

Droves Of Weed Activists Roll Up To The White House To Protest Obama's Inaction

'The real crime here is the president's inaction and frankly, the American people deserve - and thought they elected - better'

Via: The Daily Caller

The gig economy as a driver of innovation

uberX_Driver2_Color If you are reading this article, chances are you have taken an Uber, are familiar with Upwork and maybe even sold something on Etsy. Business models that fall under the "gig economy" umbrella have been proven for business-to-consumer and peer-to-peer markets because they make it possible to crowdsource products and services from huge communities of people. Read More

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Trump's Aide Says Cruz Likely to Blame Trump for Next Scandal

Texas Senator Ted Cruz is likely to lay the blame on Donald Trump after a lawyer of the late Deborah Jeane Palfrey, the "D.C. Madam", says he's seeking to release phone records, according Trump's aide, Stephen Miller at a rally in Eau Claire, Wisc. Saturday. "Did you all notice that Senator Ted Cruz himself brought up the Enquirer story? Who has ever heard of a candidate bringing up a hit pieces on him to avoid talking about the issues," Miller says "Just like I'm sure we might see in the next f

Source: Bloomberg Politics

'Done Nothing But Drive Us Apart': Former Radical Black Panther Gets Candid On Obama, Race Relations

'Liberalism is slavery, always has been and always will be'

Via: The Daily Caller

Obama Refused Plan to Stop ISIS?

(Steven Hayward) It is well-established that President Bill Clinton more than once in the 1990s refused to capture or kill Osama bin Laden when we had him in our grasp—a fact that Clintons and their retainers have go to great length to deny or obfuscate, including their frantic efforts first to edit and then suppress the TV movie "The Path to 9/11." This afternoon NBC News reports Obama's equivalent dereliction in a

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DC Residents Lambaste Mayor's Homeless Shelter Plan, Prepare For Battle

'The streets will indeed not be safer'

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'Proud Democrat' Clinton Jabs Sanders on Party Fund-Raising

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Charles Barkley Asks Biden How He Feels About the End of His and Obama's 'Reign'

The post Charles Barkley Asks Biden How He Feels About the End of His and Obama's 'Reign' appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

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Michigan State Senator: 'Common Sense' To Keep Boys Out Of Girls Bathrooms

'The guidance proposed by the Board of Education would push schools to let transgender students use whichever bathroom they please'

Via: The Daily Caller

IoT and the development of a circular economy

Few topics receive greater hype in the media today than the Internet of Things (IoT), and still a report produced by McKinsey & Co. last summer argued that the potential impact of IoT technologies might actually be understated. An estimated economic impact of $3.9-11.1 trillion a year by 2025 was the bottom line of McKinsey's research. Read More

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The Latest: Mormon leads calls for embrace of all children

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Latest on Mormon church's two-day conference in Salt Lake City (all times local):

3:30 p.m.

A Mormon leader is telling members to be more thoughtful and sensitive toward children of all backgrounds, many of whom don't come from "picture perfect" families.

Neil L. Anderson ...

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Trump Camp Accuses Tenn. GOP Of 'Stealing' Delegates

'Let's set the record straight'

Via: The Daily Caller

Exit Trump?

(Steven Hayward) There have been a lot of stories in recent days, typically second-hand from supposed "insiders," that Trump ran for president mostly as a way of elevating his "brand," hoping for a second-place finish perhaps to increase his political clout, but never thinking he actually might win this thing. John Fund quotes a former staffer to this effect: Stephanie Cegielski . . . this week wrote an impassioned article describing how

Source: Power Line

BOOBY TRAP: 11 Cartel Hitmen Nabbed On Way To Strip Club

Cartel killers whacked car dealer beforehand

Via: The Daily Caller

Blue Origin launches and lands the same rocket for a third time

blue origin new shepard Remember when Blue Origin made history by vertically landing a rocket after launching it into space? Remember when they reused that same rocket and then landed it again? Well, today Jeff Bezos' rocket company, once again, launched that very same New Shepard rocket and successfully landed it for a third time. At 11:28 AM EST, Bezos announced the successful landing of the New Shepard… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Mormon leader urges tolerance no matter political views

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Mormon leaders called on members to practice tolerance despite political differences, providing the faith's U.S. members guidance at a church conference Saturday amid a presidential campaign marked by harsh rhetoric and bickering.

Kevin R. Duncan, a member of a second-tier leadership council of The Church ...

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Here's The Biggest Indicator That Market Confidence Is At An All-Time Low

Gold is way up in 2016

Via: The Daily Caller

'I'm Going to College!': Watch the Heartwarming Moment This Teen With Down Syndrome Reads Her College Acceptance Letter

"Welcome to the Warrior family!"

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Indiana group seeks tough penalties for cemetery vandalism

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) - A northern Indiana group upset by a recent wave of cemetery vandalism is urging lawmakers to toughen up penalties for anyone convicted of damaging gravestones.

The LaPorte County group, Citizens Concerned with Cemetery Vandalism, recently sent a letter to local, state and congressional leaders seeking ...

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Clashes Between Armenia And Azerbaijan Threatens A New War

Armenia And Azerbaijan renewed fighting over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region

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Why it's so easy to ignore your to-do list app but get distracted by Twitter

mhfOvYR I've spent the past month in a daze, trying to make sense of my own tasks and responsibilities while forcing myself to adhere to a system I came up with that simply doesn't work. You can never anticipate how your "perfectly designed" task-management system can fail. It's our own nature — we're so sure of ourselves — that makes us think our idea… Read More

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Small Plane Crashes Into Car on California Freeway; At Least 1 Dead, Others Injured

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Watch Former NBA Star Cazzie Russell Break Out Singing a Biblical Hymn at Final Four Breakfast

"I want to leave you with the words of this song."

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Tampa might use eminent domain for waterfront project

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Mayor Bob Buckhorn says the city could use eminent domain to secure a small piece of land for a key road in a $2 billion waterfront redevelopment project.

Buckhorn told the Tampa Bay Times (http://bit.ly/1RSaRqe ) that eminent domain is not the most desirable option but ...

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'I Was Quite Literally Loved Back to Life': 'House Hunters' Star Shares Emotional Story of Her Struggle with Cancer

"We were not meant to go through things alone."

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Two thirds of Republican voters say 'life has gotten worse in this country'

Public complaints about life in America fuel campaign rhetoric. But these complaints are very real. Dissatisfied, alarmed voters say life isn't what it used to be, and it's driving their politics.

An extensive new Pew Research Center survey reveals that overall, 46 percent of registered voters say life in America ...

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Whistleblower Allegedly Exposes Vast Abuse Within IRS Union

'It's like Jimmy Hoffa-level of abuse and corruption'

Via: The Daily Caller

Ahead of Final Four in Houston, Players, Coaches Gather to Celebrate 'Principled' Leadership in Sports

Here's a preview. 

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New York state budget: wage hike, tax cut, paid family leave

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A plan to raise New York's minimum wage to $15 is getting most of the attention around the country, but there's plenty of other big ideas in a new state budget approved by state lawmakers Friday.

Paid family leave, a middle-class tax cut and big investments ...

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'Hooked' On Hillary: Huma Abedin Talks About Her 'Fangirl Moment' With Clinton

'Our eyes connected'

Via: The Daily Caller

Citi Field, home of the New York Mets, gets some upgrades

citi field TechCrunch went out to the ballpark this week — specifically Citi Field, home of the New York Mets. Granted, it wasn't the most tech-centric event, but the stadium has seen some changes between seasons — including the addition of a big LED Coca-Cola sign, which looms over the new Coca-Cola Corner in right field. Apparently, the sign is the second largest "freeform… Read More

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Sheikh Hassan's retreat

(Scott Johnson) Yesterday afternoon I attended the hearing set by Judge Davis in the cases of the five "Minnesota men" charged with seeking to join ISIS. I wrote about the cases in the Weekly Standard articles "The threat from 'Minnesota men'" and, most recently, in "Judging the 'Minnesota men.'" I wrote about the background to yesterday's hearing in "Follow that Muhammad." It's hard to keep the Muhammads straight without a scorecard. Coincidentally,

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The Listening provides platform for creative communication

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) - Here's a thought to consider: If you had a room full of people willing to listen to you, what would you say?

Would you talk about trivial things like the weather, the newest celebrity scandal or that TV show you watched last night?

Or would you ...

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Anti-Nuke Protesters Want 'Mutually Assured Creation,' Not Deterrence

'Mutually Assured Destruction, how about Mutually Assured Creation?'

Via: The Daily Caller