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Trump Rising to 265-273 in RCP’s Electoral College #Vote

With just six days left until Americans go to the polls, Hillary Clinton’s once commanding national lead has collapsed to less than 2 points. Once hopelessly behind in the electoral count, Donald Trump has now surged to within striking distance. Real Clear Politics’ state poll averages puts the electoral contest at 273 to 265 in favor of Clinton —

TRUMP SURROGATES LAUNCH CAMPAIGN SCHEDULE IN KEY BATTLEGROUND STATES

This week, major Trump surrogates and the Trump family will branch out to battleground states to rally voters in the final push of the campaign. Yesterday, Donald Trump Jr. campaigned in Ames and Cedar Falls, Iowa, and Columbus, Ohio; Eric Trump was in Jacksonville, Daytona Beach and Winter Park, Florida; Mayor Rudy Giuliani was in

After 50-Year Legal Struggle, Mississippi School District Ordered To Desegregate

Exactly 62 years ago, on May 17, 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court declared that segregated schools were unconstitutional. The Brown v. Board of Education decision was historic — but it’s not history yet. Just this week, a federal judge ordered a Mississippi school district to desegregate its schools. The case on which the judge was

The Black Vote in 2012

Republicans are making another pitch to win black votes in 2012. Are we going down the same fruitless path for black voters who may be utterly locked into voting Democrat, especially when the Democrat is black? Political pundits love to put people into convenient classes, but much like the “Hispanic vote” or the “women’s vote,”

U.S Halts Training Of Some Afghanistan Forces In Light Of Green-On-Blue Violence

  KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S. military has halted the training of some Afghan forces while it digs deeper into their background following a surge of attacks by soldiers and police on their international partners, officials said Sunday. The move only puts about 1,000 Afghan trainees into limbo, a small fraction of the country’s security

Official: Iran would take action if US attacked Syria

Revolutionary Guard propaganda official says joint military pact of Syria’s allies would be implemented in case of ‘stupid American attack’   Iran would take action if the United States were to carry out an act of “stupidity” and attack Syria, an Iranian military official was quoted as saying on Saturday, but the comments later disappeared

Spending Cuts and Tax Cuts Should Be an All-of-the-Above Option, Not an Either-Or Choice

I’m in Slovenia where I just finished indoctrinating educating a bunch of students on the importance of Mitchell’s Golden Rule as a means of restraining the burden of government spending.   And I emphasized that the fiscal problem in Europe is the size of government, not the fact that nations are having a hard time

Audit of the Federal Reserve Reveals $16 Trillion in Secret Bailouts

  Signs of the Times The first ever GAO (Government Accountability Office) audit of the Federal Reserve was carried out in the past few months due to the Ron Paul, Alan Grayson Amendment to the Dodd-Frank bill, which passed last year. Jim DeMint, a Republican Senator, and Bernie Sanders, an independent Senator, led the charge

Romney hopes to harness disappointment in Obama

Mitt Romney wasn’t speaking to the delegates at the Republican convention in Tampa on Thursday night. He stood before them, but he wasn’t speaking to them. That’s probably why he didn’t exactly swing his message like some sack of red meat to throw at their feet. Instead, he reached past them — through the TV

Gas here where I live in southern Oregon is now up to $4.20 per Gallon

QE3 for You and Me Gas here where I live in southern Oregon is now up to $4.20 per gallon.  The explanation being given from the propagandists is of course the hurricane Isaac and the burning down of a refinery.  All the petroleum produced here in the United States is being exported and what we

Iran Nuclear Program: Israel Pressured Not To Strike Iran Alone

    JERUSALEM, (Reuters) – Israel is facing growing international pressure not to attack Iran unilaterally, with the United States in particular making clear its firm opposition to any such strike. Recent rhetoric by Israeli leaders that time is running out to halt Iran’s contested nuclear programme has raised concern that military action might be

Ohio Must Restore Three Days of Early Voting, Judge Rules

A U.S. judge in Ohio threw out a Republican-backed law that cut three days of early voting for most of the state’s citizens, handing a victory to President Barack Obama’s campaign organization. In a third setback for Republican-sponsored election law changes this week, U.S. District Judge Peter Economus in Columbus ruled that Ohio can’t give