Obama Pushes Again for Gitmo Closure, GOP Responds

By |February 23rd, 2016|

President Obama once again pitches the closing of Gitmo. photo: Official White House Photo by Pete Souza, public domain The Department of Defense formally submitted the administration's plan for closing the Guantanamo Bay detention facility to Congress today. As the president has stated, responsibly closing the Guantanamo detention facility is a national security [...]

Bill Gates Disputes FT on Apple v. FBI

By |February 23rd, 2016|

Apple encryption debate continues, as Bill Gates weighs in. "We're sympathetic with Apple on this one." - Mark Zuckerberg [Bloomberg] "THE COURTS are going decided this," Bill Gates said in an interview with Bloomberg. Gates taking time to rebut a blaring Financial Times headline, set for maximum click bait, "Bill Gates backs FBI [...]

Donald Trump Slays Everyone, Harry Reid Leans In for Clinton

By |February 22nd, 2016|

Donald Trump slays in South Carolina, while Harry Reid leans in for Clinton. If Clinton wins the nomination, she will risk losing a lot white working class votes to Trump. Depending on how more populist she can become on the issues, she may or may not win the enthusiasm of the Sanders base. [...]

Hillary Strikes Back, Beats Bernie in Nevada

By |February 20th, 2016|

Hillary strikes back, beats Bernie in Nevada.By Barbara Kinney for Hillary for America BIG WIN for Hillary Clinton. She and her team wanted this badly. After weeks of complaints pouring into Brooklyn, Clinton and her campaign executed a critical win when reporting was flooding in that the momentum was with Bernie Sanders. Clinton [...]

Saturday Caucuses in Sin City… Carson & Cruz in a Closet

By |February 20th, 2016|

Saturday Caucuses in Sin City graphic via Twitter REPORTING HAS really shifted in the last days with reporting tilting towards Bernie Sanders now having the momentum. I don't think anyone has a clue because I've participated in the Nevada caucuses and they're nuts, but that's the general consensus. If you're trying to figure [...]

Sanders Calls Clinton’s Bluff on Wall Street Speeches

By |February 19th, 2016|

Sanders calls Clinton's bluff on Wall Street speeches. photo via Sanders campaign website Well, let me say this. I'm happy to release anything I have when everybody else does the same, because every other candidate in this race has given speeches to private groups, including Senator Sanders. - Hillary Clinton DURING THE MSNBC [...]

Clinton and Sanders Take Questions from Hispanics in MSNBC Town Hall

By |February 19th, 2016|

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders answer questions from Hispanics in town hall. photo via Instagram, Vogue magazine March issue BOTH DEMOCRATIC candidates were booed during the MSNBC town hall hosted by Jose Dias-Balart and Chuck Todd. The questioners clearly at times knew more than the candidate, with both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders [...]

Pope Francis Weighs In, Says Trump No Christian

By |February 18th, 2016|

Pope Francis takes a shot at Donald Trump “A person who thinks only about building walls, wherever they may be, and not building bridges, is not Christian." - Pope Francis [New York Times] THERE ARE many reasons I'm an Episcopalian, not a Catholic. The opinion from Pope Francis aboard the Papal airliner about [...]

WSJ/NBC Poll: Cruz Cracks Trump’s Longtime Lead *Updated*

By |February 17th, 2016|

Cruz cracks Trump's lead in new poll. WHAT DO people say about polling? That it's a snapshot in time. "When you see a number this different, it means you might be right on top of a shift in the campaign. What you don't know yet is if the change is going to take [...]

Money, Money, Pushing Lefty Economic Policy

By |February 17th, 2016|

Money, money, pushing lefty economic policy. photo by Adam Schultz for Hillary for America In truth, our affluent, establishment Democrats can no more be budged from their core dogmas – that education is the solution to all problems, that professionals deserve to lead, that the downfall of the working class is the inevitable [...]