Chris Matthews: Clinton Campaign Being “Hurt” With Black Voters Because “It Has No Soul”…

Ouch.


Chris Matthews Says Clinton Campaign Has No Soul by tommyxtopher

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Fox News Reporting Final Results Of New Hampshire Primary Before Most Have Even Voted?…Update: Fox Resets The Numbers…

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Now this is a truly strange one. Or perhaps not.

Fox is reporting the final results in the New Hampshire primaries. Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders win. If you wondered how that could be when most of the state has not even voted yet, that’s a darn good question.

Check it out here. It appears to actually be Fox and not a spoof site.

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I think this came up before with reference to elections in the past on other media and the story was it was a ‘testing placeholder’.

That said, even if that’s what it is, not the best idea to still have it up after voting has started.

Update:

Someone finally got around to resetting the numbers.
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We’ll have to see how close Fox’s ‘test’ numbers are to reality as the numbers come in.

Bill Clinton: “Sometimes … I Wish We Weren’t Married”…

Now tell us something we don’t know.

Sen. Cory Booker: Only George Washington “As Qualified” As Hillary Clinton To Be President…

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Just a tad delusional.

Via Grabien:

I am proud, I am proud! That when she was secretary of state, she didn’t just go to places of comfort and convenience where everything was going right, she went to war-torn countries. She went to places where there is famine and distress. And she went not just to wave the American flags, but to roll up her sleeves and help, because we live on one planet, and every human being has worth and dignity. She saw that, she fought for it, and she advanced American interests through service. That’s the kind of secretary of state she was. So at a point in American history, where we have not seen a person as qualified as her for the White House since George Washington, it is not surprising that a whole bunch of people — not just other folks out there in the Democratic primary — but a whole bunch of people are out there trying to attack her, sling mud at her, sling hate at her.

John Kasich, Bernie Sanders Win Dixville Notch; Clinton, Cruz Win Millsfield

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First opening votes in New Hampshire…

Via CNN:

Dixville Notch, New Hampshire (CNN)Ohio Gov. John Kasich and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders got an early boost Tuesday as they won the vote in Dixville Notch, the New Hampshire hamlet that is home to the first vote in the first-in-the-nation primary.

Sanders shut out Hillary Clinton, 4-0, while Kasich bested Donald Trump, 3-2.

Those were the only nine votes cast.

Nestled into the White Mountains in New Hampshire’s northernmost reaches, Dixville Notch and two nearby towns, Hart’s Location and Millsfield, don’t count for many votes, but they do offer one positive for the winners: For nearly a full day, they’re ahead in the only results that have been tallied in the Granite State’s crucial primary.

In Millsfield, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz won the GOP vote with nine votes compared to Trump’s three, while several other GOP candidates received one vote apiece. Clinton received two votes to beat Sanders, who received one.

Bill Clinton Demands Bernie Sanders Stop Accusing Hillary Of Being “Part Of Some Mythical Establishment”…

Nothing “mythical” about it, Bill.

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DNC Chief Wasserman Schultz Heckled By Bernie Sanders’ Supporters, Shout “You Suck” During Event In NH…

Love it.

Religious Cleansing: Iran-Backed Militia Seizes Christian Neighborhoods In Baghdad

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And we’ve emboldened Iran with our actions.

Via Foreign Desk:

Iran-backed militias have seized homes, businesses and cultural sites, including churches belonging to Baghdad’s Christian communities, forcing individuals to resettle and forfeit all their belongings, according to members of the Christian members of the Iraqi Parliament.

The militias have targeted properties belonging to Christians, forcing individuals to leave the area, according to Christian community leaders, including representatives from the Assyrian, Chaldean and Syriac minorities, as well as the Chaldean Patriarch of Iraq who have condemned the attacks, calling them a form of ethnic cleansing aimed to rid Baghdad of its Christians.

“Their claim is that the property of a non-Christian is halal, meaning it can be seized,” Chaldean Patriarch Louis Raphael Sacco said in an interview with the pan-Arab daily Al Hayat.

According to leaders, the seizures have been carried out in the upscale regions of Baghdad, where militia men have forced entry into homes and businesses with falsified documents.

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Bill Clinton: Hillary Wasn’t Responsible For Benghazi Consulate’s Security

Who was? Mickey Mouse? Ambassador Stevens, who begged the State Department for security, certainly seemed to think she was.

Via Free Beacon:

Former president Bill Clinton suggested Sunday that his wife Hillary Clinton was not responsible for the security of the Benghazi consulate while she was secretary of state, claiming she had been absolved by a “very tough report” on the 2012 terrorist attack.

“A non-partisan, very tough report on the Benghazi incident said there were serious holes in the way we provided for security, not just for the two State Department employees who lost their lives, one of them was a very close friend of ours, but for the two CIA contractors who were there trying to provide defense,” Clinton said. “But the secretary of state was not personally responsible because no secretary of state had ever overseen the details of security operations, even Colin Powell, who was Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.”

Speaking at an event in New Hampshire, Clinton said the scrutiny Hillary faced since leaving the State Department amounted to something that “no public official in the history of the republic has ever faced.”

Republicans “went to work on her for three years,” he said, appearing to blame the fall in her popularity since she was secretary of state on partisanship.

Hillary Clinton now finds herself trailing Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) in the New Hampshire polls with the primary a day away. Bill Clinton has sharpened his attacks on Sanders in recent days, accusing supporters of Sanders of sexism during the same appearance Sunday

Post-Debate Polls: Emerson College- Trump Leading, Second Is…Bush… Update: UMass Lowell: Trump, Then Rubio/Cruz Tie

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Bush, Christie and Kasich have thrown all their eggs into New Hampshire, and have done more there than Rubio and Cruz, and it may be paying off for them. But many are still undecided.

Update:

Different view of second:
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HT: Young Cons

Senate Report: Illegal Aliens Benefitted From Up To $750 Million In Obamacare Subsidies

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Didn’t Obama say illegal aliens would not be getting subsidies?

Via Fox News:

Illegal immigrants and individuals with unclear legal status wrongly benefited from up to $750 million in ObamaCare subsidies and the government is struggling to recoup the money, according to a new Senate report obtained by Fox News.

The report, produced by Republicans on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, examined Affordable Care Act tax credits meant to defray the cost of insurance premiums. It found that as of June 2015, “the Administration awarded approximately $750 million in tax credits on behalf of individuals who were later determined to be ineligible because they failed to verify their citizenship, status as a national, or legal presence.”

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Jeb Bush: I’d Eliminate ‘Citizens United’

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Why not go full-throated Democrat, why stop at RINO?

Via The Hill:

Jeb Bush said Monday that he would push to reverse the Supreme Court decision paving the way for super-PACs that spend big money backing candidates — including himself.

“If I could do it all again I’d eliminate the Supreme Court ruling” Citizens United, the Republican presidential candidate told CNN’s Dana Bash in an interview published Monday afternoon, just a day before the New Hampshire primary.

“This is a ridiculous system we have now where you have campaigns that struggle to raise money directly and they can’t be held accountable for the spending of the super-PAC that’s their affiliate,” Bush added.

The former Florida governor reiterated the comments during a campaign stop in the Granite State, where he said, “The ideal situation would be to overturn the Supreme Court ruling that allows for … unregulated money for the independent and regulated for the campaign.

“I would turn that on its head if I could,” Bush said, according to CNN.

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Pro-Carson Super PAC Knocks New Hampshire Voters: No Conservative Can Expect To Win There

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That may well be true, they’re certainly more centrist than some in Iowa, but not a great time to argue the point…

FBI Confirms They Are Investigating Hillary Clinton’s Use Of Private Email Server

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Not that we didn’t know that. Of course, Hillary Clinton said they were just doing a ‘security review’, which this puts paid to.

Via Washington Examiner:

An FBI official issued a rare acknowledgement of the bureau’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private server use Monday in a letter filed in federal court.

Although FBI Director James Comey confirmed the existence of the probe in October of last year, agency officials have repeatedly declined to comment on the nature of the investigation and the direction in which it is headed.

James Baker, general counsel for the FBI, wrote in a letter filed in a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit that the FBI “has acknowledged generally that it is working on matters related to Secretary Clinton’s use of a private email server.”

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Liberals To Build Refugee Camps For Syrian Migrants On 7 Canadian Military Bases

This is insane.

Via The Rebel:

The Canadian military has been ordered by Justin Trudeau’s Liberals to draft plans to house more than 6,000 Muslim migrants on a long-term basis at military bases, according to documents obtained exclusively by The Rebel.

Included in the Department of National Defence budgets are hundreds of thousands of dollars set aside for “religious support,” including the purchase of Muslim Korans, prayer mats and foot-washing towels.

The plans also call for the construction of mosques or “worship centres,” using taxpayers dollars.

The planning documents, in English and French, were released in response to a Rebel “Access to Information” request about religious expenditures by the Department of National Defence.

But the detailed Quebec budget plans also shed light on the sheer scale of the Trudeau government’s plans to set up refugee camp-style accommodations on seven Canadian Forces Bases across Quebec and Ontario.

The budget for Quebec alone totals more than $46 million for the first six months.

For a typical migrant family, that’s a $200,000/year subsidy — not including medicare or welfare.

It’s shocking that Canadian Armed Forces personnel will be ordered to abandon the coalition battle against ISIS and return to Canada to become waiters, chauffeurs and social workers for Muslim migrants, and that Canadian Forces Bases will be turned into squalid refugee camps.

It’s a disgrace that Canadian military personnel have been sent eviction notices to make way for foreign migrants.

But for the DND’s budget to be diverted away from military purposes and towards buying Korans and building mosques for foreign migrants, is especially outrageous.

Clintons, Upset Over Campaign, Thinking Of Staffing Shake-up, David Axelrod Gives Pithy Response

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Via Politico:

Hillary and Bill Clinton are so dissatisfied with their campaign’s messaging and digital operations they are considering staffing and strategy changes after what’s expected to be a loss in Tuesday’s primary in New Hampshire, according to a half-dozen people with direct knowledge of the situation.

The Clintons — stung by her narrow victory in Iowa — had been planning to reassess staffing at the campaign’s Brooklyn headquarters after the first four primaries, but the Clintons have become increasingly caustic in their criticism of aides and demanded the reassessment sooner, a source told Politico.
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The talk of shake-up echoes what happened in 2008 — when Clinton was on the verge of sacking her campaign manager and several top communications officials — before her surprise win in New Hampshire bailed out her beleaguered staff. Over time, however she slowly layered over top officials, essentially hiring old hands — like Hillaryland stalwart Maggie Williams and pollster Geoff Garin — to run the campaign while the previous staffers were quietly relegated to subsidiary positions.

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David Axelrod had a pithy tweet, I’m sure that was completely unrelated:
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‘Hanoi Jane’ Fonda: Trump’s Comments Are Driving Young Muslims Towards Terrorists…

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I’ve always thought this an incredibly stupid argument, and particularly so, coming from ‘Hanoi Jane’, who collaborated with the enemies of this country.

Via Washington Times:

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is driving young Muslims “closer to the terrorists,” said actress and feminist icon Jane Fonda.

Ms. Fonda, 78, appeared Sunday night at the Women’s Equality and ERA Coalition’s “Night of Comedy” in Manhattan, accusing Mr. Trump of “fanning the flames of people’s anxieties and racism,” the New York Daily News reported.

“It’s terrible and it’s dangerous,” Ms. Fonda said. “Even if he doesn’t make it, which I don’t think he will, the fact that he’s said the things he’s said about Muslims for example, the damage has been done. All those young Muslims now can say, ‘Yeah I guess they really are waging a war against us,’ and it will draw them closer to the terrorists. I think it’s really, really dangerous.”

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North Korea Tested Nuke-Capable Missile Which Could Hit U.S., Be Sold To Iran…

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But is Obama reacting to prevent this? No.

Via Daily Beast:

On Sunday, North Korea completed its second-in-a-row successful test of a three-stage launcher, showing the regime’s mastery of an especially complex technology.

Pyongyang claims it put an earth observation satellite — the Kwangmyongsong-4 — in a polar orbit. More likely, the object now circling the earth is a decoy. In 2012, after the North’s last long-range test, it announced it had put a communications satellite in space. No signal, however, has ever been detected from the device.

That “satellite,” and the one launched this week, are about the same weight as a nuclear warhead, and that was the point of these elaborate exercises. North Korea has been putting dead objects in orbit so that it can test, in violation of four sets of UN Security Council resolutions, its ballistic missile technology under the guise of a civilian rocket program.

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Clinton Hatchet Man, David Brock: Time To Burst Bernie’s ‘Purity Bubble’

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Bernie”s about to get the full vicious Clinton treatment. Bill and Hill have been counting on this for so long, they are not going to let him win.

Via Politico:

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Hours after former President Bill Clinton caught the attention of Democrats all across the country with the debut of his stinging critique of Bernie Sanders in a 50-minute stemwinder in Milford, N.H., one of Hillary Clinton’s top allies piled on to his critique — and previewed new attacks on the Vermont senator.

“I think that it’s about time that voters got a glimpse of reality, which is what’s happening, and President Clinton did that. It was a strong call to arms, particularly to her supporters — and I include myself in that — who have stayed too quiet in the face of those character attacks, and that’s over. What she correctly called the ‘artful smear,’ we need to call attention to,” David Brock, the founder of the Correct The Record rapid response and opposition research group that coordinates with the Clinton campaign, told POLITICO on Monday morning. “Senator Sanders is trying to live in the purity bubble, and it needs to be burst.”

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Jeb Bush Promises Not To Blame Obama For Everything If He Becomes President…

Jeb Bush Speaks At The Reagan Library About His New Book

Just blame your brother, that’s been popular for 10 years.

Via The Hill:

Jeb Bush vowed Monday that he will not scapegoat President Obama for any challenges he faces should he be elected president.

“My pledge to you: When I’m president I will not blame Barack Obama for a single thing,” he told listeners at the Nashua Country Club in Nashua, N.H. “The day that I’m sworn into office, I’m on watch — whatever it is.”

“I am really tired of politicians that blame their predecessors,” the Republican White House hopeful added. “I have a personal kind of feeling about it having watched it for a while.
“I hope you want a president who actually accepts accountability and responsibility but also has the skills to fix the mess that exists. I hope you want a leader who’s focused like a laser beam on the mess in Washington, D.C.”

Bush then took aim at GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump, arguing the billionaire is trampling everyday Americans underfoot for his own benefit.

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