MITCH McCONNELL: CAUGHT BETWEEN A ROCK AND A HARD PLACE

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After the final votes for 2016’s Super Tuesday contest were counted, two very different themes emerged. One, Hillary Clinton’s 7/11 victory over Sanders has all but cleared a path to the Democratic Nomination. Two, Donald Trump’s 7/11 win has leaders in the GOP trying to figure out how to stop him.

Just days before voting, Trump seemed to waver in an interview about whether or not he disavowed support from the KKK and white supremacist, David Duke. Senate Majority leader, Mitch McConnell, seeing the damage Donald has inflicted on the Republican party, immediately denounced the GOP frontrunner for his slow-moving disavowal and “seeming ambivalence about David Duke and the KKK.”

McConnell suggested there is no place for the Ku Klux Klan, David Duke or racism in the GOP. But where were these comments when it was clear Trump’s rallies were full of white supremacists? Why wasn’t there criticism of the subtle and overt prejudice President Obama faced with both the birther and Muslim attacks that dogged both his Presidential campaigns? Was that all just politics as usual?

After Obama’ second term win, the GOP establishment specifically spoke on the need to increase minority membership. Now, however, the “subtle” racism of the GOP of the past has been replaced with the overt racist commentary of Trump and his supporters. And McConnell now finds himself in the unenviable position of criticizing someone who’s simply revealing what the GOP has stood for all along.

#GOP vs. #Trump

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DONALD TRUMP IS ABOUT TO MAKE IT RAIN ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL!

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Donald Trump, who is barely clinging on to his frontrunner status for the Republican Presidential Nomination, is about to set it off, billionaire style. The boisterous business man who has insulted his way to the top of the polls claims he’ll begin spending two million dollars a week on ads at the beginning of 2016.

The announcement comes at a time where Trump has seen his huge lead nearly evaporate and is now running neck and neck with Ted Cruz in early primary states. But unlike Cruz or the other Republican candidates, The Donald doesn’t have a legitimate PAC or donor group behind him. So, it looks like the billionaire will be self-financing the tv spots.

The genius of spin has even claimed to be thirty-five million dollars under budget. Apparently, that was his original budget and since he’s yet to spend anything he’s using it as a tool to tout his boss business moves. We’ll be looking forward to seeing the next stage of the Trump Tragedy when the ads drop. Hopefully they’ll do more for his campaign than Ben Carson’s radio rap ads.

#Ballin

IT’S BECOMING MORE DIFFICULT TO FEEL SORRY FOR MISS COLOMBIA

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It’s been three days since Steve Harvey made one of the biggest gaffes of 2015 by crowning the wrong Miss Universe. Instantly, the pain Miss Colombia, Ariadna Gutierrez, must have felt was transferred to millions of viewers watching, as she was literally dethroned after a 2 minute “reign.”
But the strange thing about the whole scenario is that Ariadna actually believes that she deserves some sort of compensation for the mistake. By retweeting and posting a comment, by of all people, Donald Trump, suggesting she and Miss Philippines should both share the title, Ariadna has shown little, if any, of the grace, poise and refinement a Miss Universe should possess.

With social media being quick as lightening these days, it’s no surprise images of her being crowned were posted almost immediately. But days later the posts are still there with bizarre hashtags like #backtoback. That, of course, being in reference to Miss Colombia 2014 also being crowned Miss Universe. But let it go already. Miss Colombia, you didn’t win, nor deserve the crown. The votes were clearly for Miss Philippines. A beautiful woman, Gutierrez could turn this into a PR positive. Instead, you have to wonder if anyone would want to work with a bitter, beauty queen clutching on to her 2 minutes of undeserved fame.

#MissUniverse

A DONALD TRUMP NOW BEING COMPARED TO HITLER: HAS SOCIAL MEDIA LOST ITS CHILL?

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Donald Trump continues to hold on to the top spot of Republicans vying for their party’s Presidential Nomination. But in the wake of yet another sensational remark from the GOP frontrunner, a meme comparing The Donald to Hitler has started making its rounds on social media.

When Trump called for a ban on all Muslims entering the United States, that seemed to be the last straw for members of the Republican establishment. But it wasn’t surprising, given Trump’s track record thus far. Many are now seizing on recent and past comments and painting an alarming comparison to the rise of Donald Trump and that of Adolf Hitler.

But is this going too far? Whether or not you agree with Trump being lumped in with Hitler is one thing, but you have to admit there are definitely similarities in the verbiage. And considering how often Donald has made prejudicial remarks on the campaign trail, was it just a matter of time before he was labeled a racist?

#NewFuror

Published in: on December 9, 2015 at 7:15 pm  Leave a Comment  
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CHRIS CHRISTIE GETS ENDORSEMENT FROM THE NEW HAMPSHIRE UNION: UNFORTUNATELY THEY HAVEN’T PICKED A WINNER SINCE REAGAN

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Chris Christie has just gotten a bit of CPR in his quest for the Republican nomination for President. The New Hampshire Union Leader, the state’s largest paper, has endorsed Christie for President. But will it help?

Christie has languished in the polls ever since Trump and Carson have become the darlings of the Republican party. But this latest endorsement could be a foreshadowing shift of things to come. Perhaps Republicans are tiring of the antics and incompetence they see in Trump and Carson, respectively.

But though this endorsement is a major coups for Christie, it’s unlikely to give hime a significant boost. That is, if history’s any indicator. The paper’s endorsement hasn’t picked the winner of the Presidency OR Republican candidate since Ronald Reagan.

#ChristieGetsBoost

MELANIA STUMPS FOR TRUMP: ALMOST UNRECOGNIZABLE FROM HER FORMER SELF

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Melania Trump finally addressed fans and supporters at a Trump rally and we couldn’t help notice how much she’s changed since before she met The Donald!

Back in the day, Melania modeled lingerie and even worked the Runways in Paris and Milan. Many may have forgotten that Donald Trump had a modelling agency, and at one time signed Melania to it.┬áThe latest, and perhaps the last, Mrs. Trump parlayed her beauty background into business dealings that included skincare and a costume jewelry line that was featured on QVC. Who knew…?

Supporters had been wanting to see more of Melania on the campaign trail and she finally obliged looking 5th Avenue chic in a camel colored dress and red coat. Clearly, she’s had some work over the years because compared to the photo of a younger Melania Knauss, she looks more like a very attractive close relative than an older version of herself. But hey, who isn’t getting work these days? Oh yeah, Candy Carson.

We look forward to hearing more from Melania as Trump continues to bully his way towards the Republican nomination. There hasn’t been much by way of her political views but she certainly gives great fashion and face for someone in her mid-forties. But we could hardly expect anything less from a billionaire’s wife.

#MelaniaOnTheMove

Published in: on November 27, 2015 at 12:45 pm  Leave a Comment  
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DONALD TRUMP RETWEETS FAKE CRIME STATISTICS AFTER SAYING BLACK LIVES MATTER PROTESTER SHOULD HAVE BEEN ROUGHED UP

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“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”
George Bernard Shaw

Just how dangerous would a Donald Trump Presidency look like? Well, for an example, perhaps one need only look at recent events surrounding his campaign.

At a rally for Trump, a Black Lives Matter group of protesters were physically assaulted and attacked by the crowd after protesting Trump’s speech. Instead of asking for calm or politely asking the men to stop, Trump seemed to incite and further escalate the violence by shouting, “Get ’em out of here!”

The incident was eerily similar to the treatment Jorge Ramos of Univision received at a press conference. Although, Ramos wasn’t kicked, chocked or punched, the treatment underscores a level of aggression towards minorities by both the candidate and his supporters.

But an even more sinister and dangerous act seems to be that of Donald Trump’s retweet of false crime statistics that overly exaggerate crimes committed by blacks. The tweet cites crime statistics for 2015, statistics that haven’t yet been released by any government agency, that state black on black homicides represent 97%. While blacks killed by police and whites total 1% and 2% respectively. Entirely false and with no legitimate evidence to back up the claims, one must wonder why Trump would choose to send that out.

While Trump’s campaign stated it doesn’t condone any violence at the Republican’s events, Trump released a new statement saying that the men should have been roughed up. The campaign hasn’t yet commented on the false tweet.

It will be interesting to see how the Donald spins these latest events. But like George Bernard Shaw wrote, the danger lies in the man who bears false knowledge. One might let the ignorance of what the Black Lives Matter movement stands for slide. But at the very least, a candidate for President should fact check statistics that marginalize a large section of society… Unless, of course, that is the intention. If that’s the case, we all should be concerned.

#IsTrumpRacist

THE REALITY SHOW OF WHAT HAS BECOME THE REPUBLICAN PRIMARY DEBATE SEASON

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With too many candidates still clinging on to hope they could be the Republican nominee for President, Fox has instituted some new rules for its upcoming Business Debate. The new standards have an X Factor feel to them with a minimum polling standard being put in place.

Fox Business Network, which is hosting the debate, is mandating a 2.5% polling average in the four most recent national polls in order to be on the main stage. So it looks like New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie may be relegated to undercard status.

But hold on! In order to compete in that undercard debate, candidates must have at least 1% in one of those polls. So it looks as though Donald Trump’s call for some of those at the bottom of the pack to drop out has been answered. Without an opportunity to participate in the next debate, it will be hard to see Jindal or Pataki hanging on much longer.

We’ll have to wait and see what the polls do to the fates of the candidates when Fox announces the main debate participants. But with these new rules in place, there will definitely be some liveliness to the next event. There’s nothing like the threat of being voted off the island to make for more aggressive tactics.

#GOPDebate

TRUMP FINALLY GIVES DETAILS ON HOW HE’D MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN: BUT YOU’LL HAVE TO PAY FOR THEM

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Donald Trump, the Republican candidate for President, who has been at the top of Republican primary polls for months has been short on answers on how he’ll run the country. To be fair, he’s said what he will do, who will pay for it and why it needs to be done, but has never explained details to back any of it up.

Well, the wait is finally over. Trump held another of his escalator press conferences inside the Trump Tower and announced details on how he plans to Make America Great Again. Actually, he announced the release of his new book, Crippled America, which he claims will do just that. However critics who’ve seen portions of the book say it’s just the same rhetoric and commentary Donald’s been preaching on the campaign trail with few, if any, new details.

So was the run for Washington’s supreme leader just a clever marketing tool to drum up interest and sales for his book? Time will tell. But one thing’s for sure, Trump has gotten this far without having to say anything credible so why stop now.

#TrumpsEscalatorPressConference

Published in: Uncategorized on November 3, 2015 at 10:54 pm  Leave a Comment  
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Reality Check: Nene Is a Fool and Sonja Ain’t No Injenue

This past week we witnessed Meany Leakes’ latest tantrum on Celebrity Apprentice and RHoNY’s resident cougar in another Shirley Temple ‘do. It’s so sad when beyond middle-aged women start sporting hair ribbons cocked to the side like Baby Jane. Just because you look better than well over half the women your age does not mean you look half your age! Sonja should take a cue from Latoya Jackson. Wise beyond the youthful look of her 50+ years, this Jackson wasn’t goin’ out without a fight on this weeks WWE Main Event Apprentice. The Lion Queen was hip to Scar Jones and her pack of hyenas and their shenanigans. They questioned her every step of the way. When old Scar told her she was over budget Latoya made her find the money, and 125 bags of sand and at the last minute, snow! The hyenas were growling and snarling even after Trump said how great the client thought Latoya was as project manager. But instead of congratulating Latoya on the win, they let Meany Leakes out of her cage with a verbal attack. But the Lioness would have none of it and shot the whole bunch done with grace and poise. Call her Casper all day long, Meany, but that ghost reappeared just in time to get another pat on the backside from The Donald… Now, what in the hell does Scary Busey have to do to get fired?

MUAH!

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