November 10, 2016

Media Alert

(John Hinderaker) I will guest host the Laura Ingraham radio show tomorrow from 9 to 12 Eastern time. We will have several guests, including Stephen Moore, one of Donald Trump's economic advisers, who perhaps can tell us where Trump intends to take economic policy. Given the enthusiasm of Laura's audience for Trump, it will undoubtedly be a fun show. You can go here to find a radio station in your area or

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Donald Trump blasts 'professional protesters, incited by the media' on Twitter

President-elect Donald J. Trump took to Twitter Thursday night to denounce the thousands of protesters who filled streets decrying his election.

"Just had a very open and successful presidential election. Now professional protesters, incited by the media, are protesting. Very unfair!" he said in a tweet that had been ...

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Issa Claims Win Despite 'Hundreds Of Thousands Of Ballots' Still To Be Counted

His opponent is not happy

Via: The Daily Caller

Zuck denies Facebook News Feed bubble impacted the election

Techonomy16 conference in Half Moon Bay, California, Thursday, November 10, 2016. (Photo by Paul Sakuma Photography) In the aftermath of the U.S. Presidential election, Mark Zuckerberg took the stage at Techonomy16 to address concerns that Facebook didn't do enough to stop the proliferation of fake news on News Feed. Zuckerberg insisted that the company can always do more to improve the quality of the News Feed experience, but that Facebook could not have influenced the outcome of… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Trump and Clinton voters showed wide gap in views, poll reports

The nation's pollsters are still dithering over errors they made in election predictions. Maybe it is a teachable moment. Maybe not. Meanwhile, there's new findings which reveal "fundamental differences" between voters who favor President-elect Donald Trump, and those who side with Hillary Clinton. They are stark and telling.

"Even beyond ...

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NY Obamacare Officials Not Worried About Hacking Risks

People with 'malicious intent' could have hacked into the system

Via: The Daily Caller

Yahoo admits employees discovered hack in 2014

marissa mayer Yahoo admitted today that some of its employees were aware of the theft of 500 million users' data as early as 2014 — years before Yahoo publicly acknowledged the hack. The hack, which Yahoo has attributed to an unnamed "state-sponsored actor," occurred in late 2014, and according to today's filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, it seems Yahoo… Read More

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Continetti: Trump's Election Night Win 'Compares to Reagan's Election'

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Donald Trump bandwagon grows as Cabinet speculation intensifies

The Trump bandwagon is growing quickly as the transition team scrambles to put together a full slate of leaders to fill out the administration and plot an agenda, and is leaving lobbyists on the outskirts.

One transition team member, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said an all-hands meeting just ...

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Illegal Immigration Surges Before Trump Takes Office

One last dash

Via: The Daily Caller

How Pollsters Missed It So Badly in 2016

On "With All Due Respect," Jefrey Pollock, president of Global Strategy Group, discusses Hillary Clinton's surprising electoral defeat and how pollsters got it so wrong. (Source: Bloomberg)

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Civil War on the Left, Part 31

(Steven Hayward) The numbering for this series is going to head easily into triple digits very quickly. On election night, I said one clear upside will be watching the Democrats turn viciously on the Clintons for botching their hold on power, which is the main thing liberals care about. So this story about Donna Brazile getting fried alive at a DNC staff meeting is a taste of what's to come: Donna Brazile,

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Grubhub CEO Suggests Trump-Supporting Employees Should Quit

The CEO of Grubhub, an online food delivery service, sent a company-wide email on Wednesday that suggested employees who support President-elect Donald Trump should resign, according to Fox News.

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Mike Pence to guide Donald Trump on agenda

Mike Pence returned to Capitol Hill on Thursday as the vice president-elect, serving as wingman in helping navigate President-elect Donald Trump through the halls of power.

The Indiana governor and former congressman took a leap of faith when he accepted Mr. Trump's invitation to be his running mate. Now conservatives ...

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Ryan, Trump Meet To Talk 2017 Agenda

'We had a very good meeting, a very detailed meeting'

Via: The Daily Caller

Five industries that should take a cue from Netflix and crowdsource parts of its tech

light bulb, connection, idea, crowdsourcing By crowdsourcing for solutions using machine learning to utilize the abundant data available across these five industries, we can find relevant signals and patterns among the noise and make these industries not only more efficient, but also more integral to improving our lives. Read More

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Obama to Trump: If You Succeed, Then Country Succeeds

Mark Halperin and John Heilemann break down President-Elect Donald Trump's extraordinary visit to the White House.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

A look at the 14 amendments approved Tuesday

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama voters approved all 14 proposed constitutional amendments on the ballot Tuesday. The Alabama Constitution, which was written in 1901, now has more than 900 amendments. The measures approved Tuesday dealt with everything from state park funding to giving local governments the ability to pass litter ...

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2016 NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers Honored At The White House

'That's right I said World Champion and Cleveland in the same sentence'

Via: The Daily Caller

Luke Beatty departs AOL

DENVER, CO - MARCH 1: Luke Beatty talks with guest while recording their Denver and Boulder tech podcast Turnpikers from the Postmodern Company studios in Denver on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. Their guest was Mac Freeman an executive from the Denver Broncos. (Photo by Cyrus McCrimmon/ The Denver Post) AOL's president of media brands Luke Beatty is stepping down from his position today to spend more time with family. Beatty ran AOL's tech blogs — including TechCrunch and Engadget — as well as several other online media properties for the company. He came to AOL from TechStars after serving as Yahoo's vice president and general manager. Beatty also founded… Read More

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Bernie Sanders Doesn't Rule Out 2020 White House Bid: AP

"Four years is a long time from now," Sanders said in interview with AP. Sanders also says backing Keith Ellison for DNC chair

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Fox News Announces More Details About Tucker Carlson's New Show

Tucker Carlson's new show on Fox News will be called Tucker Carlson Tonight and premiere on Monday, Nov. 14, the network announced Thursday.

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Trump-Putin 'bromance' may be more complicated than it seems


The atmosphere in Moscow has been euphoric since Donald Trump's stunning electoral triumph Tuesday. The prevailing wisdom in the Russian capital is that Mr. Trump will bring peace with Russia for the long term, a goal that most everyone in both countries badly desires.

But that belief rests on ...

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Trump's Transition Team Considers Sarah Palin For Possible Cabinet Spot

'If I were head of that, I'd get rid of it'

Via: The Daily Caller

PillDrill gets $3 million in funding for its medication tracking system

PillDrill Announced earlier this year, the PillDrill is a simple system designed to take some of the pain out of remembering to take medication – taking things between those big plastic pill boxes with the help of a little 21st century connectivity. The system is built around the Pill Drill Hub, which offers up an audio/visual reminder when the time comes to take a dose. Once the pills are taken and… Read More

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Freakout at Cornell

(John Hinderaker) The college craziness continues to mount. At Cornell, students held a "cry in" following Trump's election: Devastated Cornellians 'Mourn' Election of Donald Trump at Cry In. Over 50 Cornellians gathered on Ho Plaza this afternoon for a cry in to "mourn" in the aftermath of Donald Trump's shocking presidential victory. Braving the cold, wind and occasional rain, Cornellians sat in a circle to share stories and console each other, organizers

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Kremlin: Trump Foreign Policy 'Phenomenally Close' to Putin

A spokesman for the Kremlin said Thursday that Donald Trump's foreign policy approach is "phenomenally close" to that of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Indictment: Schock spent $40K on office; $5K on chandelier

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on charges against former U.S. Rep. Aaron Shock (all times local):

2:30 p.m.

The grand jury indictment against Aaron Schock accuses the former Illinois congressman of spending $40,000 in government funds to redecorate his Washington office - including the purchase of a $5,000 chandelier.

The ...

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Johnny Manziel Briefly Makes Public Appearance

Nobody saw this coming...

Via: The Daily Caller

Tech leaders respond to upcoming Trump presidency

trump-minus-trump No matter which side of the aisle you're on it's clear that in next four years technology will be taking center stage. Politics are now less about relationships between people and more about relationships between computers and no matter who you voted for we believe tech is truly leading the way. Many of us are looking for a sense of clarity and understanding that will help us… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Trump Pledges to Work With Ryan, McConnell After Rocky Campaign

In a show of Republican unity, Donald Trump met with House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Thursday, as the president-elect works to move past what had been a chilly, distant relationship with Republican leaders during the campaign.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

State Dept: Travel to North Korea Props Up Nuclear Program

The State Department on Wednesday warned Americans who are considering travel to North Korea that tourists may be helping the authoritarian regime syphon cash into its nuclear program.

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DHS admits to surge of illegals on border

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Thursday confirmed they're seeing a renewed surge of illegal immigrants on the southwest border, with more than 46,000 caught in October alone.

That's by far the largest monthly total since the worst days of 2014, and it suggests the end days of the Obama ...

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Federal Court Asked To Order IRS To Disclose Clinton Foundation Tax-Exemption Docs

The Daily Caller News Foundation and Cause of Action Institute jointly filed in federal court

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This is what it's like to buy Spectacles from Snapchat's vending machine

img_1507 It's Spectacle day. Snapchat surprised everyone this morning by deploying a vending machine that sells Spectacles right along the beach in Venice. The machine will only be there for 24 hours, and there are already crazy lines. We got some hands on video from Jameson Detweiler, who actually got to use the machine to buy a pair of spectacles.   Some hands-on footage of actually… Read More

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Capturing the Essence of Trump's American Revolution

Bloomberg Businessweek's Ellen Pollock discusses capturing the essence of the 2016 U.S. presidential election. She speaks with Bloomberg's David Gura on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

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Investor: After Trump Win, Stocks See Largest Rebound Since 2008

The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged nearly 900 points on election night, but as news came that Trump would take the White House, the Dow soared to an all-time high, the biggest stock market rebound since 2008, according to an investment analyst.

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Defense team: Ex-Rep. Aaron Schock is being indicted

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Illinois congressman who resigned amid scrutiny of lavish spending - including remodeling his Capitol Hill office in the style of the television series "Downton Abbey" - expects to be indicted by a federal grand jury, his defense team said Thursday.

Aaron Schock's attorney, George Terwilliger, called ...

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Newsflash: Some Hillary Voters Hardly Distraught Trump Won

'No worries'

Via: The Daily Caller

How long until Facebook Frames?

Summer portrait of happy afro american young woman wearing summer clothes and sunglesses, standing against blue background and laughing at camera. Snapchat's Spectacles are already causing huge lineups and mild millennial frenzy in LA now that they're on sale via super-exclusive Snapbot vending machines. It's almost inevitable that Facebook copies this, too, so gird your nose bridge for Facebook Frames. Here's our exclusive (and very fake) early preview of their promo site copy, which unsurprisingly looks a lot… Read More

Source: TechCrunch