April 29, 2016

Donald Trump 'Will Get Crushed in the Fall,' John Kasich Says

Donald Trump "will get crushed in the fall," said one of his remaining rivals for the Republican nomination, Ohio Governor John Kasich, who cited protests outside the California Republican Party convention that hindered Trump's entrance to the event. Kasich, speaking to reporters at the convention near San Francisco, doubled down on his argument that he's best positioned to take on Hillary Clinton in a general election "His best day is going to be the day he walks in, and from there his support

Source: Bloomberg Politics

How Does Hillary Run On a Bad Economy?

(John Hinderaker) Democrats love to cherry pick statistics to make the case that Barack Obama's stewardship of our economy has been successful. Obama himself often claims to have saved the world economy from disaster, but how? If anything averted collapse, it was the Troubled Asset Relief Program, which was executed by the Bush administration, for better or worse. If any government measure saved the economy, it was TARP. The "stimulus" bill that

Source: Power Line

Cop Fired For Allegedly Decking Strip Club Employee Under Arrest

'There was no need to strike her'

Via: The Daily Caller

Feds Bought More Than A Thousand Faulty Parts For Bridge Projects

The mistake will cost millions

Via: The Daily Caller

Digital magazine company Issuu is now a collaboration platform, too

spotlight Digital media company Issuu has been trying to offer a better way to present content online. Now it's a promising a better way for teams to work together on creating that content too, with the launch of a new product called Collaborate. Issuu, for those of you who don't know, allows publishers to create digital publications. They may resemble glossy magazines, except freed from… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

'Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills' Star Facing Arrest Warrant

The "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star, Kim Richards, is reportedly facing an arrest warrant for skipping court ordered Alcoholics Anonymous meetings. On Friday, a judge issued a bench warrant for the 'RHOBH' star for failing to show documentation that she's been attending court ordered AA meetings under her plea agreement connected to her "public […]

Via: The Daily Caller

Windows 95 on the Apple Watch features the world's most twee Start button

1-WBF79wkx9h34PZ_XY9_59g Big, complex things running on tiny things is a common theme this week. Earlier we had a hack that put Counter-Strike on Android Wear, and today some maniac has installed Windows 95 on his Apple Watch. At last it'll do something worthwhile! That is, of course, if you can find the Start button. Read More

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With All Due Respect (04/29/16)

Mark Halperin and John Heilemann are joined by Jane Sanders, wife of 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, and Republican lawyer Ben Ginsberg on "With All Due Respect."

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Pence finally endorses Cruz

(Paul Mirengoff) With only a few days remaining before the Indiana primary, Gov. Mike Pence has endorsed Ted Cruz. He did so during a radio interview this morning. Pence began by praising Donald Trump. He stated: I like and respect all three of the Republican candidates in the field. I particularly want to commend Donald Trump who I think has given voice to the frustration of millions of working Americans with a

Source: Power Line

US Citizen Accused Of Espionage Sentenced To 10 Years In North Korea

'Had committed to overthrow the social system of the DPRK'

Via: The Daily Caller

Puma's got a tiny racing robot that can move as fast as Usain Bolt

Puma BeatBot Its story is that of an epic battle. Mankind versus machine in a race for dominance. Only one can win. In practice, thankfully, it's much, much more adorable. A four-wheeled robot that looks remarkably like an RC car crossbred with a shoebox , programmed to give athletes something to race against. A sort of free-roaming robotic rabbit to their inner-greyhound. BeatBot was created for Puma… Read More

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The Blockbuster Week That Was in Politics

On "With All Due Respect," Mark Halperin and John Heilemann recap all the action, drama and absurdities from this very exciting week in the world of politics.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Obama announces new steps to curb gun violence

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama announced new steps Friday to help curb gun violence, including by identifying the requirements that "smart guns" would have to meet for law enforcement agencies to buy and use them as well as sharing mental health records with the federal background check system.

Smart ...

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Michael J. Fox Wins Apology After Globe Reports 'B.S.' Story On His Health

'total B.S.'

Via: The Daily Caller

Phil Schiller takes to Twitter to remind everyone not to pluralize Apple products

100s-iphones Last night a single tweet on everyone's favorite news platform was heard 'round the world. No, I'm not talking about the tweet that cost an NFL draft prospect $14 million dollars. Or Drake's tweet dropping his new album, Views. I'm talking about Apple marketing boss Phil Schiller taking to Twitter to finally answer the age-old question of how to correctly refer… Read More

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Jane Sanders: Our Taxes Are Being Checked and Will Be Out

On "With All Due Respect," Jane Sanders says her husband, 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, will release his tax returns regardless of whether Hillary Clinton releases the transcripts of paid speeches to Wall Street firms. "It's not a quid pro quo," she said.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Bernie Sanders ends lawsuit against DNC over voter data breach

While both sides continue to blame the other, Sen. Bernard Sanders' campaign on Friday withdrew a lawsuit against the Democratic National Committee, ending a monthslong controversy over unauthorized access to voter data files that had driven a wedge between the Vermont senator and party leadership.

The lawsuit stemmed from an ...

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Democrat: Hillary's 'Off The Reservation' Remarks Are Offensive To Native Americans [VIDEO]

Jake Tapper also agrees

Via: The Daily Caller

Tech companies can make retention of female employees a priority

womankeys The technology industry has a problem with retaining qualified female employees. According to a study by the Center for Work-Life Policy, 56 percent of women in computing jobs will leave their positions at the "mid-level" point, right when it is most costly to the companies that employ them. This is due to a number of factors that can be alleviated by corporations adopting… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Clinton VP Search to Be Headed by Podesta, Cheryl Mills: AP

Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta and confidante Cheryl Mills will help cull list down to handful of names in coming weeks, AP reports. Advisers are debating whether to pick "liberal champion from the Rust Belt to woo Sanders backers" or "more history-making pick" to "acknowledge support among minority voters" "Clinton's -- and her husband's -- personal chemistry" will be "key factor" in choice, report says Related: Ted Cruz Announces Carly Fiorina as Running Mate

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Why Are Liberals So Insecure and Miserable?

(Steven Hayward) You may have seen the news yesterday that the faculty senate at George Mason University has voted by a wide margin to oppose naming their well-regarded law school after Antonin Scalia. Among other complaints, according to Inside Higher Ed, is "the reinforcement of the external branding of the university as a conservative institution rather than an unaligned body that is a comfortable home for individuals with a variety of viewpoints."

Source: Power Line

SSA Putting Millions of Americans at Risk for Identity Theft

The Social Security Administration puts millions of Americans at risk for identity theft by putting their full Social Security Numbers on letters sent in the mail.

The agency's inspector general released an audit this week warning the government that by sending hundreds of millions of letters containing individual's Social Security Numbers it puts them at risk for identity theft.

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Skirmishes break out outside Trump event

BURLINGAME, Calif. — The Latest on protests against Donald Trump during the GOP candidate's California events (all times local):

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Skirmishes are breaking out between protesters turning out at the Burlingame, California, hotel where Donald Trump is speaking at the California GOP convention and Trump supporters.

Adam Harry, a ...

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'Me-ternity' Author Skips 'Good Morning America' Following Backlash [VIDEO]

'Sabbatical like break'

Via: The Daily Caller

Campaign Wrap: Clinton, Trump Turn Sights on Each Other

After racking up impressive primary wins this week, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have started attacking each other, turning their gazes on the general election.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

MSNBC Reporter Ruins Anti-Trump Protester's Day

The post MSNBC Reporter Ruins Anti-Trump Protester's Day appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

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China ambassador says North Korean proposal merits study

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - China's U.N. ambassador says a North Korea proposal under which Pyongyang would halt its nuclear program if the U.S. and South Korea suspend joint military exercises merits consideration.

"I think anything, anything, any proposal, no matter where the proposal comes from, so long it is conducive ...

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Check Out The Best 'Babes For Trump' Of The Week [PHOTOS]

They want to see Trump win

Via: The Daily Caller

Gillmor Gang LIVE 04.29.16

Gillmor Gang Artcard Gillmor Gang – Frank Radice, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, John Taschek and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session today at 1pmPT/4pmET. Gillmor Gang LIVE chatroom during live show recording Gillmor Gang on Facebook HERE Other Gillmor Gang Studios shows: G3 : Complete catalog of show archives on Ustream G3 : on Facebook HERE The Enterprise Show : Archives on Ustream Read More

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Joe Biden Greets Pope Francis, Speaks About Cancer at the Vatican

Vice President Joe Biden spoke at a regenerative medicine conference at the Vatican on Friday. The vice president asked foreign governments and pharmaceutical companies to join a U.S. endeavor to share data and resources to speed the development of new cancer treatments. Biden thanked the pontiff for "more comfort than even he, I think, will ever understand," after the loss of his son Beau to cancer last year.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Feingold Nears $400K in Bundled Lobbyist Contributions

Russ Feingold, the former Democratic senator from Wisconsin who is running to regain his old seat, has now taken close to $400,000 in bundled lobbyist contributions despite previously spending 18 years in Washington, D.C., railing against such interests.

The post Feingold Nears $400K in Bundled Lobbyist Contributions appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

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Alabama gov on impeachment threat: I've done nothing illegal

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Embattled Gov. Robert Bentley is maintaining he has done nothing wrong, a day after Alabama lawmakers revived an impeachment effort against him.

At a press conference on Friday in his office, Bentley said he's done nothing "illegal or unethical."

Bentley initially tried to sidestep impeachment questions. ...

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Congress Wants Burning Trees For Electricity To Be Labeled 'Renewable Energy'

That's what you get in an 800-page bill

Via: The Daily Caller

Fitbit scores win against Jawbone in trade dispute

jawbone-vs-fitbit Chalk one up in Fitbit's column. An International Trade Commission judge ruled in Fitbit's favor on a series of patent disputes brought forth by Jawbone. This ruling seems to make it less likely that Fitbit would face an import ban of its wearable fitness trackers. In this case ITC Judge Dee Lord invalidated the last of Jawbone's patents the two companies are fighting over.… Read More

Source: TechCrunch