Goldman Sachs Fears Bernie Sanders


Lloyd Blankfein, chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs, told Bloomberg News that he thinks the growing popularity of Bernie Sanders, who has pledged to rein in Wall Street and impose a tax on financial transactions, is a "dangerous moment" for his company and for the financial industry in general. … [Read more...]

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Could Trump Actually Lose New Hampshire


Before the Iowa caucuses, Donald Trump had about a 4 point lead in the polls and finished 4 points down instead. Going into New Hampshire, he has a lead of around 20 points. But is it possible that he could actually lose the nation's first primary? The lack of a serious ground game operation could potentially hurt him. … [Read more...]

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Kirk Cameron Endorses Rick Green for Texas Supreme Court

Rick Green, co-host of David Barton's Wallbuilders radio show, is running for a seat on the Texas Supreme Court. And he's racking up important endorsements from the legal community. Oops, I mean from the incredibly stupid child actor community. Kirk Cameron has endorsed him and he is very proud of that. … [Read more...]

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The Republican Field Starts to Narrow


As predicted, the Iowa caucuses has begun to narrow the Republican field. Monday night, Mike Huckabee dropped out of the race. Wednesday, Rand Paul and Rick Santorum dropped out and immediately endorsed Marco Rubio when a lot of people, me included, would have expected him to endorse Ted Cruz. … [Read more...]

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Klayman: Obama Might Stay in Office Permanently!


Larry Klayman, the dumbest lawyer in America not named Mat Staver, did an interview with Alex Jones -- that seems like a good pairing -- and said that he still thinks Obama might refuse to leave office in January and would declare himself the permanent dictator. Would you care to bet on that, Larry? … [Read more...]

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Jones: ‘They’ Might Kill Donald Trump


Here's another classic Alex Jones rant about dark conspiracies. He says "they" -- you know, the ubiquitous "they" who are behind everything -- might kill Donald Trump like they did Kennedy. And as usual. he cites "inside sources" that sound remarkably like the voices in his head to back up his loopy raving. … [Read more...]

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Shoebat: Jesus Would Kill Gay People!


Christian fascist Ted Shoebat has another video in which he calls on Christians to kill gay people, this time by beating them to death in the streets. He praised Christians in Eastern Europe who supposedly did this (like they do in Russia a lot) and were not punished for their violent barbarism, and said Jesus would personally beat gay people to death: … [Read more...]

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The Life of an Exonerated Inmate

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The number of people being exonerated of crimes they didn't commit, often after spending decades in prison, is higher than it's ever been. ThinkProgress has the story of an Alabama man who spent 30 years in solitary confinement for a murder he didn't commit and was recently released from prison. The transition is incredibly difficult. … [Read more...]

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Sincere Kirabo on the Secular Social Justice Conference


Last weekend was the Secular Social Justice conference in Houston, Texas, and I so wish I'd been there. So many of my friends were there and it sounds like they had an amazing time. Sincere Kirabo was there and he has a long post about some of the panels and the discussion that took place. His introduction: … [Read more...]

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Cruz State Campaign Chair Resigns After Lying About Military Service


Remember the guy in Washington who was the chair of Ted Cruz' presidential campaign in that state and was caught lying about his military service, claiming he'd won all kinds of medals he didn't win and to have been wounded when he never even saw combat? He's now resigned from the state legislature and as campaign chair for Cruz. … [Read more...]

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Trump Demands a Do-Over in Iowa, Accuses Cruz of Fraud


Donald Trump is now accusing Ted Cruz of committing election fraud and demanding that the Iowa caucuses be done over again or that Cruz be stripped of his delegates from Monday. Yeah Donald, that's going to happen. Not that he cares. This is just standard Trump behavior, any defeat must be the fault of anyone but him. … [Read more...]

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Poor Jeb Bush Has to Beg Audience to Applaud


I never thought I could feel sorry for a member of the Bush family, but I feel kind of embarrassed for Jeb Bush right now. In a campaign event in New Hampshire, the poor guy delivered a lame, predictable applause line that got no applause. So he actually had to ask the audience to clap for it. … [Read more...]

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