July 24, 2016

Donald Trump: "Extreme vetting" for French and Germans

(Paul Mirengoff) Donald Trump says that people from France and Germany could face "extreme vetting" before entering the United States because their countries have been "compromised by terrorism." Trump also argued that France and Germany are to blame for the terrorism that is "compromising" them. "It's their own fault," he said. "They allowed people to come into their territory." Trump isn't wrong in blaming immigration policy for the terrorism rocking France and

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Obama rushing Mosul offensive against ISIS to influence election, troops fear

Some U.S. officers in Baghdad believe the Obama administration is rushing plans for a Mosul offensive so it takes place before the November presidential election, a retired general says.

Retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael D. Barbero said his contacts in Baghdad have relayed the concerns to him, fearing there is ...

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DNC Comms Director Speculates Cruz's Dad Really WAS Part Of Plot To Kill JFK

'Would not be unusual'

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Debbie Wasserman Schultz immediately joins Hillary Clinton campaign after resignation

She may be done with the Democratic National Committee, but former chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz was quickly picked up by the Hillary Clinton campaign.

Ms. Wasserman Schultz was widely criticized during the Democratic primary by supporters of Bernie Sanders of using her position at the DNC to tip the race ...

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This Best-Selling Go-Anywhere Speaker Is On Sale Like Never Before

Save 80 bucks

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Clinton launches app designed to gamify campaigning

IMG_0582 For better or worse, preaching the gospel of your candidate no longer requires leaving the couch. As anyone who's cracked open a social media account over the past year can corroborate, the platforms are lousy with campaign slogans, incriminating links and, um, spirited discussions. In the lead up to next week's Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Hillary… Read More

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Hillary Clinton plays victim, laments 'Hillary standard' amid corruption claims

Hillary Clinton "agreed" with many of her most vociferous critics about a double standard surrounding her. Only she thinks she's the victim.

When asked in an interview that aired Sunday on "60 Minutes" about the "crooked" and "corrupt" claims by Donald Trump and numerous other Republicans, Mrs. Clinton said she ...

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DNC Vice Chairman Referred To Megyn Kelly As A 'Bimbo'

'Yes, Trumpet was right, Megyn Kelly is a bimbo'

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Metal 3D printing takes flight

While many designers and engineers find success with 3D-printing parts in plastic for prototyping and low-volume production, producing parts out of metal using similar technology has recently led to the creation of some of the most exciting 3D-printed parts in memory. Read More

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Media Alert

(John Hinderaker) After a considerable absence, I will again be filling in as Laura Ingraham's guest host, as she takes a few days off following her star turn at the Republican Convention. I will host her show tomorrow through Wednesday, from 9 a.m. to noon Eastern time. We have lots to talk about, including the Republican convention as well as the Democrats' slugfest which will begin tomorrow, plus a stellar lineup of

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Trump winning Ohio depends on wooing blue-collar voters

OAKWOOD VILLAGE, OHIO | The Republicans "definitely made a smart decision" to come to his home state to hold their convention, Nick Mitulinski figures, taking a break from fixing a balky hotel air conditioning compressor in this Cleveland suburb.

"There's a lot of people in this state who feel just like ...

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UPDATE: Hugo, Colorado, Does NOT Have THC In Its Water

'We are happy to report that the WATER ADVISORY is cancelled immediately'

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Don't feed the trolls — tackle their abuse of platform power instead

don't feed the trolls In the ever accelerating social media feedback loops of the modern Internet age, 'don't feed the trolls' is a phrase that appears to have fallen out of fashion, favor and collective memory. Read More

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Clinton, Kaine Say They Expect Democratic Gains in Senate, House

"We're going to come in with the attitude that, 'You know what? We will talk, work and listen to you 24/7'," Hillary Clinton says of working with congressional Republicans. Clinton, in interview with running mate Sen. Tim Kaine on CBS's "60 Minutes" program, says she hopes to have a Democratic Senate and make gains in U.S. House "Who knows? Maybe we can take the House back": Clinton Kaine says he thinks the House will remain in Republican control, but "I think the margin will be narrowed" Says c

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Hillary Clinton should follow lead of Debbie Wasserman Schultz, quit race: Trump campaign manager

PHILADELPHIA | Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort said Sunday that Hillary Clinton should follow the example of Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz and quit the presidential race.

"Debbie Wasserman Schultz resigned over her failure to secure the DNC's email servers and the rigged system she set up with ...

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Democratic National Committee chair steps down following Wikileaks email release

Getty images/Johnny Louis/FilmMagic In a massive shake up just ahead of Monday's convention in Philadelphia, Florida congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced today that she will be stepping down from her role as the head of the Democratic National Committee after the end of the event. The move comes as calls for her to resign have increased in the wake of a massive release of DNC staff member emails by Wikileaks.… Read More

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Clinton Should Follow Wasserman Schultz and Quit: Trump Aide

"Debbie Wasserman Schultz resigned over her failure to secure the DNC's email servers and the rigged system she set up with the Clinton campaign. Now Hillary Clinton should follow Wasserman Schultz's lead and drop out over her failure to safeguard top secret, classified information both on her unauthorized home server and while traveling abroad," Trump campaign Chairman Paul Manafort says in statement. "Wasserman Schultz's emails only put the Democratic Party at risk, but Hillary Clinton's email

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Debbie Wasserman SchultzResigns as DNC Chair

Debbie Wasserman Schultz will resign her position as chair of the Democratic National Committee following the party's convention in Philadelphia this week.

"Going forward, the best way for me to accomplish those goals [of winning the presidency for Hillary Clinton] is to step down as Party Chair at the end of this convention," Wasserman Schultz, who represents Florida in Congress, said in a statement, reported by Politico. "As Party Chair, this week I will open and close the Convention and I will address our delegates about the stakes involved in this election not only for Democrats, but for all Americans."

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Donald Trump's Republican convention unlike any other

CLEVELAND — Carl W. Toepel watched his first Republican National Convention in black and white.

It was 1952, and the scenes coming from his parents' television in Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, inspired him to trek from Chicago to San Francisco for President Eisenhower's renomination in 1956.

"I got hooked," said Mr. Toepel.


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Drip irrigation provides a conduit for change

ISRAEL - OCTOBER 03: Drip irrigation rations out a precise sip of water to a flower. Netiv Ha Asara, Near Qiryat Gat, Israel. (Photo by James L. Stanfield/National Geographic/Getty Images) Democratic governments are slow-moving creatures — as they should be. Social stability generally requires that change be evolutionary, not revolutionary, lest the changes imposed set off turmoil that could cause much more harm than the hoped-for good. While that principle works fine for most aspects of society, it's woefully inadequate when it comes to implementing technology for… Read More

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Clinton/Kaine: Expect the Expected

Before Hillary Clinton's event with Tim Kaine in Miami, we asked her supporters what to expect -- and they predicted the choreography perfectly, down to the music. By Griffin Hammond and Matt Negrin. (Source: Bloomberg)

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Disunited Dems set to dump Debbie

(Paul Mirengoff) I want to add a few thoughts to John's post about the disunity the Democrats already are experiencing before their convention formally begins. Most reports center around Debbie Wasserman-Schultz and the leaked emails that confirm how the DNC operated to undermine Bernie Sanders' campaign. I agree with John that Wasserman-Schultz likely will be sent packing soon. Like many before her, she damaged her reputation serving the Clintons and, her usefulness

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Debbie Wasserman Schultz, DNC chief, to step down amid anti-Sanders controversy

PHILADELPHIA — Democratic Party chief Debbie Wasserman Schultz said Sunday she will step down as party chair at the end of this week's convention, saying she'd become a distraction.

She'd already been stripped of her duties as chairwoman overseeing the convention, though she will still gavel the gathering in and ...

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New DNC Interim Chair In Leaked Emails: 'I Will Cuss Out The Sanders Camp!'

Wasserman Schultz is resigning following the release of DNC emails

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Democratic Party Chairwoman to Resign at End of Convention

Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced she will resign at the end of the party's convention this week amid a firestorm over thousands of leaked e-mails that showed committee staffers secretly favoring Hillary Clinton.

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Who Bernie Sanders Thinks Hillary Clinton Should Have Chosen As Her Vice President

Hint: Not Tim Kaine

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Prisma for Android is now live for all in the Google Play Store

Prisma Android The hits just keep on coming for Prisma. Just over a month after launching on iOS and almost immediately capturing the imagination of the Instagramming masses in the process, AI-fueled photo filtering app is Prisma is now live for all Android users. That's a mere five days after the app first launched in beta on Google's mobile operating system, through a limited invite… Read More

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Michael Bloomberg to endorse Hillary Clinton at Democratic convention: report

Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg reportedly will endorse Hillary Clinton for president when he addresses the Democratic National Convention this week in Philadelphia.

A spokesman for Mr. Bloomberg told The New York Times that the Clinton campaign solicited the tech billionaire's endorsement by offering him a speaking slot ...

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California Wastes Tons Of Wind And Solar Power Due To Lack Of Energy Storage

America has about 1/1,500th of the energy storage capacity necessary for wind and solar

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Apple lays the groundwork to kill online advertising

Close-Up Of Chess Pieces On Chess Board Their products help us learn, communicate and navigate the world. The companies behind these innovations are battling for the future of computing. Each one is defending their core businesses while placing bets on the future. Their tangled business relationships help mask the underlying strategies that drive them; however, Apple's strategy to stifle Google's chief revenue source… Read More

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