GOP candidates get a smoother ride in fourth debate

GOP candidates get a smoother ride in fourth debate

Newsweek

At Tuesday night’s Republican debate, the Fox Business Network moderators spared the GOP candidates many of the alleged “gotcha” questions they complained about during the October contest on CNBC. But there was plenty of bickering between the candidates themselves. In one notable instance, Donald Trump embarked on a lengthy monologue about undocumented immigrants and the wall…

Megamansion-building megachurch pastor says revealing his salary would violate Christ’s teachings

Megamansion-building megachurch pastor says revealing his salary would violate Christ’s teachings

Travis Gettys Megachurch Pastor Steven Furtick is used to questions about his gigantic mansion and other trappings of his apparent wealth — but he doesn’t usually face them directly from reporters. The pastor of North Carolina’s Elevation Church sat down for a rare interview that aired Tuesday on WCCB-TV, where he discussed various controversies related

‘I damn sure ain’t going to class’: Black students terrified by racist backlash on Missouri campus

‘I damn sure ain’t going to class’: Black students terrified by racist backlash on Missouri campus

Bethania Palma Markus The University of Missouri campus will be open and classes in session despite the fact that racist death threats have been made against the school’s black students. The school has been the epicenter of racial tension since the beginning of the Fall semester, culminating with the university’s football team threatening to boycott

GOP senator demands Mizzou grad student stop studying effects of 72-hour abortion waiting period on women

GOP senator demands Mizzou grad student stop studying effects of 72-hour abortion waiting period on women

Bethania Palma Markus A conservative Missouri lawmaker is trying to stop a graduate student from researching the effects that state’s mandated 72-hour waiting period for an abortion is having on women, the Huffington Post reports. State Sen. Kurt Schaefer (R) sent a letter to the University of Missouri chancellor accusing the student of “helping Planned Parenthood.”

New info raises more questions: Did Marco Rubio use his GOP credit card to subsidize his life?

New info raises more questions: Did Marco Rubio use his GOP credit card to subsidize his life?

Miami Herald

MIAMI—For five years, Marco Rubio has tried to put behind him the controversy of his spending on a Republican Party of Florida credit card, taking the unusual step over the weekend of making public nearly two years of American Express statements to show how he spent the party’s money. In some ways, however, the statements, which…

‘Adios, Kasich’: Twitter conservatives howl in rage after Ohio governor slams Trump’s ‘silly’ immigration plan

‘Adios, Kasich’: Twitter conservatives howl in rage after Ohio governor slams Trump’s ‘silly’ immigration plan

Travis Gettys John Kasich came out swinging Tuesday night during the fourth Republican presidential debate, and he won some unlikely praise — although the bar was admittedly set low by his rivals. Kasich and Bush, gotta give ’em credit on immigration, trying to start a “Republicans who believe in Reality” movement. Good luck with that.

Political billboards are now scanning your face for your reactions

Political billboards are now scanning your face for your reactions

Free Thought Project 2016 presidential candidates have a new option in their quest to sway voters. “Neuropolitics” is the attempt to read your mind by scanning facial expressions and feeding them into an algorithm. Biofeedback—including heart rate, eye movements, and skin conditions—can  also be captured and used for political purposes and, perhaps one day, for government