GOP establishment worries about Cruz-Trump showdown

GOP establishment worries about Cruz-Trump showdown

By Theodore Schleifer, CNN Story highlights Ted Cruz has overtaken Donald Trump in recent Iowa polls Neither man is the favorite of the Republican establishment but they are pulling away from the other contenders Watch the CNN Republican debate Tuesday, December 15 at 6:00 p.m. ET and 8:30 p.m. ET. (CNN)Call it the Republican establishment’s

It Was ISIS!

It Was ISIS!

(CNN)The San Bernardino, California, mass shooting is now being investigated as “an act of terrorism,” FBI official David Bowdich said Friday. Bowdich said the FBI “uncovered evidence … of extreme planning.” He said some phone conversations between at least one of the shooters and other people are being investigated. The announcement means the FBI has

Michigan is allegedly parting ways with prison food vendor Aramark by “mutual agreement” and moving to a new contractor, Trinity Services Group, the state announced today.

Jen Hobbs According to Lansing State Journal, a transition will begin on July 29 for a new contractor to provide prison food to inmates on Sept. 9 — that’s “three months shy of the two-year mark of Aramark’s three-year, $145-million contract with the state of Michigan.” Why is the State of Michigan ending its contract with Aramark? The Free Press, using the

NPR reports “President Obama has commuted the sentences of 46 mostly nonviolent drug offenders, nearly all of whom, the White House says, would have already served their time if they were convicted of the same crime today.”

Jen Hobbs Obama has now issued close to 90 commutations to mostly non-violent offenders.  Last year the president commuted the sentences of eight people. Here are the 46 people whose sentences Obama commuted today, and according to NPR, most of these people faced at least 20 years behind bars and 14 of them had been prepared to spend the rest

According to PBS, Bernie Sanders is “gaining against Clinton in early polls.”

Off The Grid Bernie’s definitely got momentum. The question is, can Bernie keep it going for another year and a half and take the democratic nomination from those lining Hillary’s pockets?  It’s possible Bernie could win all the elections and still not get the nomination from the Democratic Party because, technically, he’s still an Independent. He just joined

What does it all mean? What’s really at stake? And what happens after this?

Off The Grid The United States government and five other countries – Britain, France, Russia, Germany and China – are entering final negotiations today with Iran in Vienna, Austria. The deal’s aim: to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons.  The deal imposes restrictions on Iran’s nuclear program and allows for outside inspections to ensure the country is meeting

Following the controversy over the Confederate Flag, as well as the continuing debate over the R*dskins symbol, one historian reportedly looks at the Saints’ logo, the fleur de lis, as a symbol reminiscent of slavery.

Off The Grid From our friends at The Global Dispatch, one slave historian allegedly has expressed concerns over the NFL’s New Orleans Saints’ logo: “As an African I find it painful, and I think people whose ancestors were enslaved here may feel it even harder than I do as an African,” said slave historian Dr. Ibrahima Seck

Vigilant viewers, I know you’ve heard a lot about my defamation case against the American Sniper book. Again, I can’t thank my supporters enough. Unfortunately it’s come to my attention that Big Media is not only after me, but they are also after you, and your rights as a citizen of the United States.

Off The Grid As everyone knows, I won a defamation lawsuit against Chris Kyle and the American Sniper book and I won $1.84 million: $500,000 for defamation and $1.3 million in unjust enrichment, because the estate had made nearly $6 million off of this book. The truth came out; the story was a lie to

Last August, CDC senior scientist, Dr. William Thompson, reportedly invoked federal whistleblower status and confessed that the CDC has allegedly known since 2001 that black American male children exposed to the MMR vaccine have a disproportionate risk of autism.

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Thompson, a 17 year CDC veteran, is the author of some of the leading studies cited by CDC to exculpate vaccines from the autism epidemic.  Thompson, who still works at CDC, released the raw data sets that he says his bosses at CDC ordered him to conceal.  Those data allegedly show

Rand Paul reportedly became the first major Presidential candidate to raise campaign money from the marijuana industry. So does this mean marijuana will be the next big political industry?

Brigida Santos The Washington Post shared an article this week revealing that 2016 Republican Presidential contender, Rand Paul, has become the first major presidential candidate to ever raise campaign money from the marijuana industry.  Related Story While Vets Vie for Medical Pot, VA Pays $142 Million in Bonuses Paul held a private fundraiser at the National Cannabis Industry Association’s

Mic.Com reports that in 47 out of 50 states, American police officers have killed at least one person so far this year. In some states, the number of officer-involved homicides dwarfs numbers from entire countries.

Brigida Santos The map below shows data compiled by collaborative organization, Mapping Police Violence, which aims to quantify the impact of police violence on communities.  Related Story Cop Punches 8 Month Pregnant Woman in the Stomach So far, there have been 605 deaths from police violence in the United States from January 1 and July 10 this year.  Last