Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump erupted on Twitter Sunday night after a weekend that saw Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas sweep all of Colorado’s 37 delegates without any votes being cast by citizens in a traditional primary process.“How is it possible that the people of the great State of Colorado never got to vote in the Republican Primary? Great anger – totally unfair!” wrote Trump.He followed it up with a second tweet: “The people of Colorado had their vote taken away from them by the phony politicians. Biggest story in politics. This will not be allowed!”What do YOU think? Should Trump run 3rd party if he doesn’t win GOP nomination? Sound off in today’s WND Poll!It was last August when officials with the Republican Party in Colorado decided they would not let voters take part in the early nomination process.The Denver Post reported Aug. 25: “The GOP executive committee has voted to cancel the traditional presidential preference poll after the national party changed its rules to require a state’s delegates to support the candidate that wins the caucus vote.”“It takes Colorado completely off the map” in the primary season, Ryan Call, a former state GOP chairman, told the paper.The ‘Stop Hillary’ campaign is on fire! Join the surging response to this theme: ‘Clinton for prosecution, not president’In late February, just before Super Tuesday, the Post published a scathing editorial, saying the party blundered on the 2016 presidential caucus:“GOP leaders have never provided a satisfactory reason for forgoing a presidential preference poll, although party chairman Steve House suggested on radio at one point that too many Republicans would otherwise flock to their local caucus.“Imagine that: party officials fearing that an interesting race might propel thousands of additional citizens to participate. But of course that might dilute the influence of elites and insiders. You can see why that could upset the faint-hearted.”One self-avowed Trump supporter took to YouTube on Sunday to express his displeasure with the process and burned his Republican registration on camera. Watch the video:
A California man who helped the FBI over four years build a case against an international drug trafficker and money launderer — only to be falsely implicated as being part of the crime syndicate — has asked FBI Director James Comey for help in clearing his name, The Post has learned.
But Comey has not yet lifted a finger to help the one-time confidential source, the man claims.
The man, a professional gambler and philanthropist who uses the pseudonym Robin Hood 702, traveled to Sydney, Australia, in August 2011 to help the FBI and local cops nab Owen Hanson, a former USC football player-turned-alleged drug dealer.
Hanson and cohorts of the alleged Southern California-based syndicate were indicted by a San Diego grand jury in January — largely due to Robin Hood’s help. But a story about the probe in the Sydney Morning Herald one month after the visit wrongly fingered the gambler as being part of the syndicate.
That report led to Robin Hood being barred from every casino in the world.
“Being barred from every major casino — through no fault of my own — means I have no means of support,” Robin Hood wrote in a March 5 letter to Comey, a copy of which was obtained by The Post.
“What the compliance officials at these casinos do not know is that I had nothing to do with any illegal activity,” the letter reads. “In fact, I was in Australia to help fight illegal activity. I have not been charged with any crime and I have not been implicated in any crime.”
To be sure, Hanson has threatened to kidnap and kill Robin Hood and his wife, Greice, because of the gambler’s work at bringing the alleged felon to justice, according to court papers.
Because he can’t set foot in any casino in the world, the letter states, Robin Hood is being robbed of his livelihood and his ability to support his family and his charitable foundation — which has handed out more than $1 million to needy families around the world.
Robin Hood asked Comey to reach out to compliance officers at two large Las Vegas casinos — the MGM Grand and Caesars Palace — to set the record straight. Comey has yet to respond to the letter and has not reached out to the casinos, Robin Hood said.
“All I want is to be able to provide for my family and to help more families in need across the United States,” Robin Hood said in the letter, which he signed “Jackpot,” his code name while helping the FBI.
Appearing on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” Cruz was asked by Kimmel whom he disliked more: President Obama or Trump. ADVERTISEMENT”I dislike Obama’s policies more. Donald is a unique individual,” he said, trailing off to laughter. “If I were in my car and getting ready to reverse and saw Donald in the backup camera, I’m not confident which pedal I’d push.” Trump last week launched an attack on Cruz’s wife, Heidi, after an anti-Trump super-PAC used a picture of Trump’s wife, Melania, posing nude in an ad. Cruz has said multiple times he was not involved in the ad and has slammed Trump for bringing his wife into the race. He also criticized Trump on Wednesday for his comments about abortion, saying the businessman “hasn’t seriously thought through the issues, and he’ll say anything to get attention.” Trump drew controversy Wednesday for saying women should be punished for getting illegal abortions. He later sought to clarify his position, saying he would not punish women but instead the abortion providers.
A group of teen thugs threaten to murder Republican Donald Trump in a new amateur rap video.The young rappers threaten Trump as the march down the street with clubs and shovels.Mark Dice reported:A group of black teens posted a music video threatening to shoot Donald Trump in what they’re calling the “F*ck Trump Anthem” as they march down the street carrying baseball bats and shovels. Clearly these kids have been influenced by mainstream gangster rap artists like Rick Ross and others who have called for the murder of Donald Trump. Media analyst Mark Dice shows you some clips from their disturbing video, and decodes their ghetto talk. Song by DooleyFunny, Tlow, and Lor Roger – CIT4DT.
PART I of III — Sally Miller’s past makes her a danger to Hillary Clinton’s future.As Bill Clinton’s former lover tells The American Mirror, Miller’s background in television and radio equips her to effectively critique the Democratic front runner for president — not to mention spill the secrets Bill told her during their three-month affair in 1983.We recently spent several hours with Miller, where she talked about her time in Arkansas and she recounted the time she spent with Clinton when he was governor. Miller says Bill would come to the back door of her previous Little Rock home for their trysts, where he would wear her black nightie and play his saxophone while she played the piano.And in the course of our discussion, she told us how the sitting governor would snort cocaine off her coffee table.
PART II of III — Even having a child was a political calculation for Hillary Clinton, one of Bill Clinton’s former lovers says — and it’s those types of actions that she believes should give every woman pause before making Hillary the first female president.Miller, who had a three-month affair with then Gov. Bill Clinton in 1983, recently shared with The American Mirror some of the intimate secrets Bill told her, including that even having a child was a political calculation for the current Democratic front runner for president.
“There does exist, and has existed for a generation, an international Anglophile network which operates, to some extent in the way the radical Right believes the Communist act. In fact, this network, which we may identify as the Round Table Groups [comparable to the CFR in the USA], has no aversion to cooperating with the Communists, or any other groups, and frequently does so. I know of the operation of this network because I…was permitted for two years, in the early 1960s, to examine its papers and secret records.” [Professor Carroll Quigley, Tragedy and Hope, p.950]”At the end of the war of 1914, it became clear that the organization of this system had to be greatly extended… the tasks was entrusted to Lionel Curtis who established, in England and each dominion, a front organization to the existing local Round Table Group. This front organization called the Royal Institute of International Affairs, had as its nucleus in each area the existing submerged Round Table Group. In New York it was known as the Council on Foreign Relations, and was a front for J. P. Morgan and Company…. In fact, the original plans for the Royal Institute of International Affairsand the Council on Foreign Relations were drawn up at Paris.” [Carroll Quigley, pp.951-952]”The powers of financial capitalism has another far reaching aim, nothing less than to create a world system of financial control in private hands able to dominate the political system of each country and the economy of the world as a whole.” [Quigley, pp.324]The “wise” Insiders who have been guiding the CFR toward global control include familiar names such as David Rockefeller, Zbigniew Brzezinski, Henry Kissinger, George Shultz, Bill Clinton, Brent Scowcroft…. These men have led and instructed our presidents’ cabinets again and again. They and countless others work silently behind the scenes to accomplish their goal of a socialist/communitarian world government. They may call themselves Republican or Democrats; it doesn’t really matter. They control the financial resources needed to manipulate the economy and accomplish their goals.Their tyrannical form of “capitalism” destroys the personal incentive, moral guidelines and free enterprise that made America great.”Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil…Who put darkness for light, and light for darkness;Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes..” Isaiah 5:20-21
GOP front-runner Donald Trump threatened to “spill the beans” on Ted Cruz’s wife, Heidi, this week – leaving many Americans to wonder: What does he have on her?Now Trump spokeswoman Katrina Pierson has made good on that threat, gushing with a list of attacks aimed at Heidi.“Spilling the beans is quite simple when it comes to Heidi Cruz,” Pierson said in an interview with MSNBC’s Steve Kornacki.“She is a Bush operative; she worked for the architect of NAFTA, which has killed millions of jobs in this country; she was a member on the Council on Foreign Relations who – in Sen. Cruz’s own words, called a ‘nest of snakes’ that seeks to undermine national sovereignty; and she’s been working for Goldman Sachs, the same global bank that Ted Cruz left off of his financial disclosure,” Pierson said.She continued, “Her entire career has been spent working against everything Ted Cruz says that he stands for.”
During a recent luncheon at the glitzy Hunt & Fish Club on West 44th Street, in Manhattan, Frank Luntz, the renowned political consultant and pollster, offered a group of influential Wall Street bankers—a deep-pocketed array of politically connected hedge-fund managers, finance vice-chairmen, and private-equity mini-moguls—a shocking dose of reality about the 2016 presidential election. While playing a video that documented some of Donald Trump’s greatest hits—his dismissal of Marco Rubio as “Little Marco,” for instance, and the suggestion that neurosurgeon Ben Carson had “a pathological temperament”—Luntz stopped the tape.
Luntz has continuously noted that he has no preference in this election, but he pointedly explained that he had never before seen a politician like Trump. He then walked through the litany of the Trump horribilis: how he had made fun of the physical disability of a New York Times reporter; how he called Mexicans rapists and said that John McCain wasn’t a war hero; and how he suggested that Carson had the same traits as a child molester.
And yet Trump was moving ever closer to becoming the presidential nominee of the Republican Party.It was one thing for the American people and the media to misjudge Trump. But how could Wall Street, which often accurately foresees everything from the price of a barrel of oil to the price of a share of Google, have missed this phenomenon?
Indeed, the travails of Anthony Scaramucci, a hedge-fund manager at SkyBridge Capital, are a useful Baedeker to Wall Street’s collective journey through the minefield of the 2016 election. Scaramucci, an avowed but moderate Republican, was an early and enthusiastic supporter of Scott Walker, the controversial Republican governor of Wisconsin. When Walker quit the presidential race last September, Scaramucci switched his support—and his ability to corral significant political donations—to Jeb Bush. Then Bush dropped out of the race, in February.
Now, the Mooch, as he is affectionately known on the Street, is left scratching his head, having underestimated Trump from the start. He shared his frustration with the lunch crowd at the Hunt & Fish Club, of which he is a part owner. “I’m going to say one last thing to the Democrats here, because I really don’t want Trump to be president, so I want you to listen very carefully, O.K.?” he said. “He was underestimated by Walker and his team. He was mis-underestimated—which is a George W. Bush word and which doesn’t exist—he was mis-underestimated by the Jeb Bush team. Now he’s been completely mis-underestimated by the entire Republican Party. And when she”—referring to Hillary Clinton—“talks about him, she sounds and smells like she’s already underestimating him. So I’m just giving you guys a heads up. Do not underestimate the guy.”
The Mooch, who also hosts the revival of the Wall Street Week television show on the Fox Business Network, said he now believes that Trump could indeed be president. “I didn’t believe that three months ago,” he continued. “Listen, I ran out of holidays. I said on TV he was going to be out on Labor Day. I said he was going to be out on Thanksgiving. I said he was going to be out on Christmas. I ran out of goddamned holidays!”
For his part, Luntz said that Wall Streeters could be forgiven for mis-underestimating Trump. After all, they have had little interaction with the people who now support him. His supporters don’t wear nice suits with expensive ties. They may eat at hunting and fishing clubs, but not ones that serve a Kosher rib eye for $61.
Yet it remains a baffling aspect of Trump’s political appeal that so many working-class people have put their faith in a multi-billionaire who does exhibit such familiarity with those sensual and aesthetic pleasures. During an August Twitter spar with Trump, Luntz proffered an explanation to Politico. Trump, he said, is “delivering a big ‘fuck you’ to the elites in America. And that resonates on both sides. But ‘fuck you’ doesn’t solve anything. ‘Fuck you’ doesn’t make life any better. ‘Fuck you’ makes you feel good, but it doesn’t get you where you need to go. ‘Fuck you’ doesn’t make America strong. ‘Fuck you’ doesn’t solve anything.” (Luntz told Vanity Fair that he regrets his use of language, but stands by his analysis.)
In this election cycle, Wall Street finds itself with a paucity of options. As much as the industry seems to abhor Trump, it dislikes Ted Cruz and his brand of holier-than-thou zealotry even more. As for John Kasich, who worked at Lehman Brothers for seven years until it filed for bankruptcy, in September 2008, the calculus is simpler: he’s just a bad bet. Nor do many on Wall Street have much fealty to Hillary Clinton. Despite accepting $675,000 from Goldman Sachs in exchange for answering some questions in 2013, candidate Clinton has responded to the surge of populism in her party by lambasting Wall Street at every turn.
Luntz showed a video of phrases that Hillary uses in her speeches superimposed upon phrases that Bill Clinton used in his speeches back in the day. Shockingly, they were nearly identical. This perceived lack of authenticity is part of her problem. Clinton’s challenge “is not because of Benghazi,” he told the lunch crowd. “It’s not because of Bill. It’s because of a lack of authenticity. . . . Her biggest enemy isn’t the Republicans. Her biggest enemy is her.”
Wall Street can vacillate between supporting Democrats and Republicans, but in the end it always likes to back a winner. And given the impending reality of its current political Sophie’s choice, it is now throwing its considerable support behind Clinton. Perhaps surprisingly, that makes a lot of sense. Not only is the alternative so heinous, but in my experience, most Wall Streeters are, at the rank-and-file level, actually Democrats. “Seems like we are headed for a Secretary Clinton versus Donald Trump showdown,” says Robert Wolf, the C.E.O. of 32 Advisors and a longtime confidant of Barack Obama, “but it feels like the secretary’s path seems more certain to me.”
While Wolf is “not certain” how Wall Street feels about Trump, he feels confident that business leaders will end up throwing their “full support” behind Hillary Clinton. “Most will align with her policies on immigration, education, infrastructure, climate change, and the future of the Supreme Court,” he says. “I am not sure the business community has yet to figure out how to view Trump as the G.O.P. nominee since he hasn’t really shown any granularity to his policy vision and it has been more rhetoric.”
Luntz left the group with the parting thought that Trump could win in November, and was not to be underestimated, or even mis-underestimated. The shell-shocked 1-percenters filed out of the restaurant, into the afternoon sunlight. Having nothing whatsoever to do with the delicious meal, everyone seemed a little sick to their stomachs.
“Abandon all hope, ye who enter here.”
Fears are growing for a priest believed to have been kidnapped by ISIS as sickening reports suggest he may be crucified on Good Friday.Father Tom Uzhunnalil was seized when four armed militants stormed an old people’s home in Aden in Yemen on March 4.The gunmen killed 16 people, including four nuns in the brutal attack.No group has come forward to claim responsibility for the kidnap of the priest, who was a member of the Silesian order in of Bangalore, India, but a survivor said ISIS was to blame.Now reports shared on social media suggest the priest faces being brutally tortured this Friday as Christians mark the day Jesus died.The Franciscan Sisters of Siessen , based in South Africa, posted on Facebook: “Was informed that the Salesian priest, Fr.Tom who was kidnapped by ISIS from the Missionaries of Charity Home in Yemen is being tortured and is going to be crucified on Good Friday.”This calls for serious concerted prayers from all of us.”
ANTI-TRUMP PROTESTERS Admit Answering Craigslist Ad and Getting Paid to Protest TrumpJim Hoft Mar 23rd, 2016 9:15 am 99 CommentsOn Saturday hundreds of far left activists held a march-rally at the Trump Tower in New York City.The anti-Trump protesters marched to Trump Tower in New York. At least three protesters were arrested. (KTLA)Several of the anti-Trump protesters admitted they answered an ad on Craigslist and were getting paid to protest Trump.The Daily Caller reported:The Establishment on both the left and the right, who want to disenfranchise the millions of Republican voters who support Donald Trump, have blamed the staged riots near Trump rallies on Trump or on Bernie Sanders. That’s like blaming the Russians for the Reichstag Fire. Bernie has little to do with these manufactured protests. This is a Clinton operation, a faux protest.False flag operations have long been common in politics, but these riots are poisonous to the electorate, intentionally designed to turn violent and stifle free speech.This free speech-busting goon squad operation is directed by supporters of Hillary Clinton. It is paid for mostly by George Soros and MoveOn.org and pushed by David Brock at Media Matters for America. It’s also funded by reclusive billionaire Jonathan Lewis, who was identified by the Miami New Times as a “mystery man.” He inherited roughly a billion dollars from his father Peter Lewis (founder of Progressive Insurance Company).A march and demonstration against Trump at Trump Tower essentially fizzled Saturday when only 500 “protesters” of the promised 5000 showed up. Infiltrating the crowd, I learned most were from MoveOn or the Occupy movement. Soap was definitely in short supply in this crowd. Several admitted answering a Craig’s list ad paying $16.00 an hour for protesters.Hillary understands that Trump would lose the votes of certain establishment Republicans if he were the nominee. On the other hand, it doesn’t matter, because of his crossover outreach. In Michigan, Democrats and independents who have lost their jobs because of disastrous globalist trade deals like NAFTA are lining up to vote for Donald.
UTAH CAUCUS: First hand insider report – Incompetence, Manipulation, and Ballot Stuffing!!!Just got back from my caucus… My head is still spinning.Check in was slow but reasonably controlled. Super-long lines. I’ve never seen turnout like this.Got my credentials, but no presidential ballot. They said those would be delivered to our caucus room.Got to my caucus room. I counted about 120 people there (no idea how many were actually registered and credentialed). We elected Precinct Officers, State Delegates, and County Delegates – the typical incompetence and ignorance of the rules you’d expect to see from volunteers, but all went somewhat smooth….Then came the Presidential Ballot. Someone shows up with a stack of probably 250 ballots. The precinct chair splits them up, and starts handing stacks of them out and tells people “take one and pass it down”. No checking credentials, IDs, NOTHING.I’m sitting at the end of a row and people start handing me stacks of extras. I literally had over 50 ballots in my hand. [link to i.imgur.com (secure)] We were told to mark our vote and place our ballot in a tin can. They then asked for a volunteer to hold the can. At this point, most people filed out the door. I cast ONE vote, then stuck around to see what would happen with the votes. About 15 minutes later, with only about 10 or so people milling around, someone walks in the room with an envelopes STUFFED full of “absentee” ballots – some envelopes having 2-5+ ballots. I raised a question and said, “isn’t there an absentee process already in place? Didn’t people have to register for that last week?” and was told “Oh no, this is completely normal”. As I’ve mentioned in other threads, I was in Party leadership for 6 years and no, this is absolutely not normal.I then asked if I could observe the vote count, and I was told my observations where not needed and to leave the area while the ballots were being counted. I left the room (things were already a complete Charlie Foxtrot at this point) and wandered over to my friends precinct caucus to see if it was just as much a cluster. His caucus was just getting to the presidential ballot, and as I walked in the door I was handed ANOTHER BALLOT. Again, no credential check, no ID check, NOTHING.No, I didn’t vote again… I went back to my precinct and they had the results: 74% Cruz14% Trump11% KasichNow just imagine this kind of outright incompetence/manipulation happening in 2000 precincts across the state.As I left the building, I started overhearing results coming back from other precincts… Overwhelmingly numbers for Cruz… Like 70-90% or more. (In one precinct Cruz got around 100, Trump had 2, Kasich 0)Bottom line… They basically are going to post whatever the hell numbers they want. There were no apparent controls, no credential checks, no ID checks, and ballots being handed around like napkins. UTAH RESULTS ARE A COMPLETE SHAMAnd it just cost Trump 40 delegates.
Beck also scolded Evangelicals in the South for not listening to the voice of God – or the voices he’s hearing in his head, anyway.“Utah has an incredible opportunity. So many Christians have been standing up. But all throughout the South the Evangelicals are not listening to their God. Let us raise a standard in Utah.”