September 23, 2016

Ted Cruz Said to Back Donald Trump as Soon as Friday

The Texas senator's move would mark a dramatic reversal from his infamous non-endorsement at his GOP convention speech in July.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Kim Kardashian Is 'on the Fence' About Voting Trump

Reality TV superstar Kim Kardashian told Wonderland magazine she may be voting for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in November, saying she is "on the fence'"about the upcoming election.

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Alan Dershowitz On His Relationship With Clinton and Trump, His Career And More

In the first episode of "The Jamie Weinstein Show," famed Harvard Law professor Alan Dershowitz discusses his relationship with Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, the state of American politics and the lessons he learned over his successful career. You can Subscribe and Listen to the Podcast on iTunes, and be sure to leave me a Rating and Review! […]

Via: The Daily Caller

This adorable dog reviews Casper's new mattress

casper_002 Meet Henri, the middle malshi (a maltese/shih-tzu mix, apparently) who shares a Manhattan apartment with our Senior Video Producer, Veanne. Being the urbane, city dwelling sort, Henri agreed to test out the latest offering from mattress-maker/podcast funder, Casper. Some background on Henri from (I'm told) the pup himself, "After decades of chasing squirrels, my joints ain't… Read More

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"Basket of deplorables," David Brock edition

(Paul Mirengoff) David Brock, who runs neck-and-neck with Sid Blumenthal for the prime spot in Hillary Clinton's "basket of deplorables," has repeatedly asked for an inquiry into the Trump Foundation. Fair enough. But how about an inquiry into the affairs of David Brock and his Media Matters operation? There are solid grounds for such an investigation. Brock may well have engaged in money laundering and he paid his ex-boyfriend $850,000 not to

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White House says Obama objects to campaign-donation measure in spending bill

The White House warned Friday that President Obama might not sign a spending bill to keep the government running beyond next week if the measure includes a Republican-backed proposal that would preserve the ability of corporations not to disclose campaign donations.

White House press secretary Josh Earnest said Mr. Obama ...

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Cruz Expected To Endorse Trump

'If he announces he endorses, it destroys his political brand'

Via: The Daily Caller

SpaceX investigation suggests helium breach caused its Falcon 9 explosion

Image courtesy of US Launch Report SpaceX has a few answers about what might have caused the explosion of one of its Falcon 9 explosion on September 1. The rocket blew up while going through pre-launch prep on a landing pad, and no one was injured, but SpaceX has had some difficulty figuring out the cause, and shared very little info before now. Today, an update on the SpaceX blog says that the results of an investigation… Read More

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Trump's New Supreme Court List Favors Swing States Over D.C.

Donald Trump's new list of potential Supreme Court nominees has something for everyone -- except maybe the Washington establishment.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Gun Group Sues Massachusetts AG Over Unilateral Assault Weapons Ban Expansion

A leading gun group filed a lawsuit on Thursday in an effort to undue an expansion of Massachusetts' assault weapons ban enacted unilaterally by the state's attorney general.

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The Latest: Suspect in factory shooting had gun carry permit

ATHENS, Tenn. (AP) - The Latest on a fatal shooting at Tennessee factory (all times local):

11:30 a.m.

A man identified by law enforcement as having shot two colleagues at an eastern Tennessee factory had a state-issued permit to carry handguns in public.

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Susan Niland ...

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Trump's Ex-Wife Says She Had To Use An Alias On Mexico Charity Trip

'I was being advised by many people that ... it wasn't a good time to go to Mexico'

Via: The Daily Caller

Papa, what's a shitpost?

whats-a-shitpost As we romp further into this silly and messy political season it's come to light that Palmer Luckey, creator of the Oculus Rift and the boy who was last seen floating in a tropical paradise on the cover of time magazine, was the money man behind a group of Trump supporters calling themselves Nimble America. They dedicated the non-profit to proving "that shitposting is powerful and… Read More

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You busy Monday night?

There are now 46 days until election day, and just roughly 72 hours until the first debate of the general election. Outside of slaves to Monday Night Football, it will likely be difficult to find someone who doesn't at least want to peek in on one of the biggest national moments of our lifetime. Such a statement could be dismissed as hyperbole, but we are living in hyperbolic times. To say that this made-for-TV contest is the main event we've all been waiting for this cycle would be the clich├ęd

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Clinton's Former Chief of Staff Granted Immunity for Testimony in Email Investigation

Hillary Clinton's former chief of staff, Cheryl Mills, was granted immunity by the FBI along with two other staff members in exchange for their testimony in the now-closed federal investigation of Clinton's private email server.

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UN Security Council wants nuke test ban implementation

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council has approved a resolution urging quick global implementation of a treaty that would ban tests of nuclear weapons.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry invoked North Korea's latest nuclear explosion In urging ratification of the treaty for "a safer, more secure, and ...

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Olympians May Finally Not Get Taxed For Winning Medals For The US

No more taxing Olympians for winning gold for America

Via: The Daily Caller

Microsoft's Bing mobile apps get support for Google's AMP

Bing, the search engine Microsoft pays you to use, is jumping on the AMP bandwagon. The open source AMP format is essentially Google's version of Facebook's Instant Articles and its stripped down format, which in some ways goes back to the early days of the web, ensures that mobile pages load extremely fast. Just like Google now highlights a variety of AMP pages in its mobile… Read More

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Senator Jeff Sessions: The Bushes have Forgotten who Elected Them

Image #: 2625014 Former President George H.W. Bush, U.S. President George W. Bush, and Governor Jeb Bush, leave together after the christening ceremony of the USS George H.W. Bush at Northrop-Grumman's shipyard in Newport News, Virginia October 7, 2006. The Navy's Nimitz-class aircraft carrier is scheduled to enter service in late 2008. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque /LandovSessions asks: Who is the most conservative candidate still in the race?

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CORRECT: WHAT TO WATCH: U.S. Election Risk Not Priced In

(Corrects date of BofAML Hartnett note to Sept. 23.)

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Join Us on Monday for Debate Night

(John Hinderaker) Monday evening is, of course, the long-awaited first debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Some are saying it will be the most-watched debate in presidential history, and it could have a decisive impact on this year's election. One fun way to follow the proceedings in the company of hundreds (maybe thousands) of your fellow conservatives will be to log into Power Line Live. No doubt some of the Power

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Mel Brooks Pretends to 'Pants' Obama While Being Honored

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Here Is A Big Sale On Timberland Boots, Which Is Perfect Now That It's Autumn

Up to 60 percent off

Via: The Daily Caller

Apple's iMessage App Store already has over 1,650 apps, majority are sticker packs

imessage-app-store-hero In just over a week, Apple's iMessage App Store has grown to over 1,650 applications and sticker packs – more than the original iPhone had at launch as well as the 1,000 total that were ready for iPad at the time of its debut, but far less than the 3,500+ the Watch App Store arrived with last year. According to a new report from Sensor Tower, the most popular type of mini… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Socialism Fails Again: Venezuelan Hospitals Keep Babies in Cardboard Boxes

venezuela-babiesSocialism is not compassionate

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OMB Prepares for Possible U.S. Govt Shutdown Few Expect

OMB will hold planning call with agencies today, according to a spokesperson.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Cringe Worthy: Gary Johnson Sticks Tongue Out During Interview

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Lawmakers abandon proposed cigarette tax hike

BUFFALO, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming lawmakers have abandoned a proposal to increase the cigarette tax in the state after lobbyists representing nicotine companies objected.

The Casper Star-Tribune reports ( ) that the Joint Revenue Committee on Thursday voted to reject a proposal that would have increased the state cigarette tax ...

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'Untapped Energy:' Trump Promises A $50 Trillion Economic Stimulus

'Some $50 trillion in shale energy'

Via: The Daily Caller

Salesforce, Google others eye up Twitter bid, says report and our sources

twitter headquarters Twitter continues to inch its way to a sale process, and the latest developments come in the form of reports of alleged bids. Today CNBC is reporting that both Google and Salesforce are interested in buying the company. The Salesforce rumor is one that we have heard this week as well from more than once source, while Google as a potential suitor has been around for a while. Other large… Read More

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Christie's 'Enforcer' Wildstein Set to Tell All at Bridge Trial

David Wildstein is set to break his three-year silence about why he ordered the closing of access lanes to the George Washington Bridge, triggering a scandal that enveloped New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Obama: African American museum to be 'point of pride' for US

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the Smithsonian's new African American history museum will be a "point of pride" for the nation.

Obama says that beyond slavery and the civil rights movement, the museum shows how much African Americans contributed to U.S. culture, music, sports and film. He tells ...

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Hungarian PM Wants To 'Round Up' All Migrants And Put Them On An Island

'Those who came illegally must be rounded up'

Via: The Daily Caller

iHeartRadio will launch two paid, on-demand music services

iheartradio cross platform iHeartRadio could be getting more competitive with on-demand music services like Apple Music and Spotify next year. Launched by the radio and media company Clear Channel (which has since rebranded as iHeartMedia), iHeartRadio gives users the ability to listen to broadcast radio on their computers and phones, as well as listening to online stations designed around specific musical artists.… Read More

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