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Ted Cruz raised some serious money over the summer

Sen. Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign announced Thursday it raised more than $12 million in the third quarter of this year.

The money was raised mainly from small donors, the campaign said. 109 more words


Mincing Rascals: "127 school shootings since Sandy Hook and we can't do anything about it?"

This week Eric Zorn, Kristen McQueary and Scott Stantis of the Chicago Tribune discuss President Obama’s speech about the shooting in Oregon.  They also talked about the claim that the media glorifies those mass casualty shooters.  43 more words


How to Trump a Record of Accomplishment

We can well understand the anti-establishment mood of the Republican electorate, given the timid resistance of the party’s congressional leadership to the past several years of the Obama administration, but when a buffoonish and oft-bankrupt billionaire is leading the pack and two governors who did outstanding jobs far away from Washington are the first to drop out it’s starting to get a bit ridiculous. 1,194 more words


15 Ben Carson Quotes So Crazy You Will Wonder If He Performed Brain Surgery on Himself

NOTE: These are all real Ben Carson quotes. They have not been manipulated in any way for comedic effect. 1,044 more words


Notes On NYC Labor Day Parade and the Horror of Trump Tower

So New York City’s Labor Day Parade was held on Saturday and, as a dutiful union man, I made my way up to 45th St in the morning and met up with the UFT contingent massed together awaiting our turn to march among the thousands of ironworkers, plumbers, postal workers, carpenters, laborers, nurses, and all the rest of the noble souls who collectively form the central nervous system of the city and keep the city running. 1,028 more words

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Rick Perry First To Exit 2016 Republican Presidential Race

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is dropping out of the race for president, ending his second bid for the Republican nomination and becoming the first major candidate of the 2016 campaign to give up on the White House. 111 more words