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Trump Leading in LA-TIMES Poll, Where the presidential race stands

The latest USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times tracking poll puts Republican nominee Donald Trump up nearly 7 points over Democratic rival Hillary Clinton as of Sunday morning — and over 20% among black voters Trump led Clinton, 47.7% to 41.0% — his highest overall support in the poll, and the largest gap since Trump led by

Kaine’s crime-busting past may hurt Clinton’s outreach to blacks

Democrat Hillary Clinton’s pick of Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate could hamper her efforts to reach out to African-American voters because of Kaine’s past embrace of crime-fighting strategies that have driven up the U.S. prison population and are unpopular in the black community. The now-defunct Project Exile that Kaine backed was so

Smearing Reagan Never Goes Out of Style

There is a longstanding tradition on the political left to attack contemporary conservatives by comparing them to the right’s leaders in the past. That means that Republicans who were reviled by liberals during their lifetimes are sometimes treated kindly in retrospect because it serves the political purpose of diminishing the reputations of their successors. But

For Liberals It’s Always 1936

On June 14th, 1936, two days after Alf Landon accepted the nomination of the Republican Party for president, a New York Times columnist wrote: The stage show looked like America, but the convention hall did not. The crowd seemed like the sanctuary of a minority — economically wounded capitalists in shades from eggshell to ecru,

Rebellion Erupts Over School’s Student-Chipping Plan

  A rebellion is developing in Texas against a plan by a school district in San Antonio that would monitor the exact location and activities of all students at all times through RFID chips they are being ordered to wear. Katie Deolloz, a member of Consumers Against Supermarket Privacy Invasion and Numbering, told WND today

Entitlement Transfers Have Increased 727% in Last 50 Years

As we all know entitlement reform is a big topic of conversation for this upcoming election. Will the Romney/Ryan plan break down Medicare? Will President Obama continue the constantly growing entitlement program? In a new analysis from The Wall Street Journal we see that entitlement programs have grown at an average rate of 4% each

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

$.5 M Stimulus Money Spent on Ads for Green Jobs With Zero Jobs Created

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In 2009, the Labor Department hired McNeely Pigott & Fox Public Relations LLC to create and run commercials to make employers aware of the Job Corps programs to help generate new jobs in the green industry.  The ads aired the MSNBC shows of Rachel Maddow and Keith Olbermann at a total cost of $495,000 of