The 2016 election cycle continues to be one of rejecting the GOP establishment, whom many Conservatives hold partially responsible for the dire state of our nation. They told us, “If you just hand us the House, things will change.” They didn’t. Then it was, “If you just hand us the Senate, too, things will be different.” They aren’t. In fact, not only has the status quo been maintained, but one could argue the GOP-lead Congress has handed Barack Obama even more power via the trade deal Ted Cruz now realizes was a whopper of a lie on the part of Mitch McConnell. Well, voters are paying attention, and we’re fed up with the status quo. And Jeb! might want to drop that exclamation point, because the candidate perhaps feeling the brunt of that frustration is none other than the wannabe front-runner. Seems not only are the voters perceiving his candidacy as one faux pas after another, but now he’s shedding campaign fundraisers like Hermione Granger’s cat in August. From Politico:

Photo Credit: IBTimes

Photo Credit: IBTimes

Three top Jeb Bush fundraisers abruptly parted ways with his presidential campaign on Friday, amid internal personality conflicts and questions about the strength of his candidacy, POLITICO has learned.

There are different versions of what transpired. The Florida-based fundraising consultants — Kris Money, Trey McCarley, and Debbie Aleksander — have said that they voluntarily quit the campaign and were still working with Bush’s super PAC, Right to Rise Super PAC. Others said the three, who worked under the same contract, were let go because they were no longer needed for the current phase of the campaign.

None of the three responded to requests for comment.

Insiders say the campaign doesn’t have a fundraising problem, but rather is battling a “spending problem.” Kinda reminiscent of the current federal government, I’d say. You can read more about the departures here.

Of course, never one to resist ridiculing the competition, the Donald quickly did what he does best: Tweet.

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#BlueLivesMatter: Did A Radio Show Incite Murder?

by Deanna Fisher on August 29, 2015

It was nothing less than a cowardly assassination.

Deputy Darren Goforth, age 47, was shot and killed Friday night. He was pumping gas into his patrol car when he was murdered.

The gunman walked up from behind him and opened fire for no apparent reason, Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman said.

When Goforth fell to the ground, the gunman stood over him and shot him some more, authorities said. He died at the scene.

“He was literally gunned down in what appears to be an unprovoked, execution-style killing,” Hickman said. “I have been in law enforcement for 45 years, I have never seen anything this cold-blooded.”

Deputy Darren Goforth

Deputy Darren Goforth

After an intense overnight manhunt, a suspect is in custody.
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Just when you thought you could not handle any more lunacy within our university system comes a new college course to be added to the curriculum of “Beyonce Feminism” and “Rhianna Womanism”, “How to Watch Television”, “What if Harry Potter Were Real?” and “Zombies in the Popular Media”. We’ve hit the jackpot this year at UNC Chapel Hill.

While the other curriculum offered at colleges across the United States is laughable, this latest addition to the list of outrageous classes will make most (sensible) people’s skin crawl. An English class entitled “The Literature of 9/11″ explores the Sept. 11th terrorist attacks from the perspective of radical Islamists and those who view America as an imperialist nation. The course is a collection of poems (gag), memoirs and graphic novels that present the terrorists as the pussycats that they are and paint political leaders as money-grubbing, war mongers.

I can just see some of our college students now (inserting my best college-girl voice here):

“Well, like those political leaders at that time. You know, like Bush. Not President Obama. Like, no. He’s not like, corrupt. If he were, like, in office, like then, 9/11, like, never would’ve happened. Hashtag! Inside job!” [click to continue…]

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#Diversity Lesson for Today: Gender Neutral Pronouns

by Jenny North on August 29, 2015

It’s not a mandate! It’s just a nice thing do.

Please learn the following words: ze, hir, zir, xe, xem and xyr. I don’t know how to pronounce them, but it is our duty as nice people to replace all those terrible, no-good, negative gender associated pronouns and start being more sensitive to people who do have a gender, but apparently don’t want to be reminded of it. Here is a primer to get you started on the latest sensitivity training:

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Besides, he, she, her, and him, are so passé, and of course Offensive. Progress people!

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So this is the deal. The diversity crowd at the Pride Center at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville is asking students and professor to use gender “neutral” pronouns in order to be more inclusive and welcoming. Because it’s really a big concern that historical words and scientifically, anatomically correct pronouns for gender could be Offensive, and we wouldn’t want to introduce anyone to reality on such a large scale that might cause trauma.

In fact, just get in the habit of issuing your trigger warning along with your usual warm greeting (unless you want to be reported to the po-po):

Hello, my name is —-. I am a completely insensitive slob and really will mean no harm when you are driven to inconsolable sobbing (and perhaps even something as degrading as mattress dragging) because I forgetfully refer to you with the gender-correct pronoun associated with the gender you were assigned at birth. For that I will truly be sorry, and I hope you will forgive me. Phew, glad that’s out of the way. Want to go up to my dorm room and have sex? Awesome! Can you just sign this consent form right here? Thanks. I think we are going to be great friends with benefits! See, who said men and women can’t be buddies? Oh sorry! – almost went full-blown traditional English language jerk there by unthinkingly labeling you as the woman you are. Wait, “you” is ok right?

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VIDEO-#MartinO’Malley To Democratic National Committee-“Debate Schedule Is Rigged In #Hillary’s Favor”

August 29, 2015

After all the accusations leveled against Carly Fiorina being a “whiner” for decrying the CNN GOP Debate rules (which I disagree with), now you can add a similar story on the Dem side of the house. Former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley gave a speech in front of the Democratic National Committee to complain that the debate […]

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Geraldo Rivera Wants to Amend the Second Amendment

August 28, 2015

Geraldo Rivera hates guns. In fact, after this week’s shooting of a reporter and cameraman in Roanoke, VA, by an unstable former station employee, Geraldo proposed his solution to shootings in the United States. He wants to amend the 2nd Amendment. Geraldo Rivera despises the 2nd Amendment. Last September, after a nine-year-old girl accidentally shot […]

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Planned Parenthood Sends “Nothing to See Here” Letter to Congress

August 28, 2015

Planned Parenthood has been attempting to dismiss a bucket full of horrendous allegations, and it seems as though in their recent letter to Congress they do very little to water down the fires. It also included a report by hired experts who claim the videos released by the Center for Medical Progress are heavily altered. […]

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Desperate Migrant Girl’s Hair Gets Caught in Barbed Wire

August 28, 2015

This may be one of the most heartbreaking pictures to show up on news media: a little girl screams in pain as her hair is caught in barbed wire intended to keep her and others like her from crossing the border. This is not the United States-Mexico border, and the little girl and her family […]

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Hurricane Katrina Ten Years Later: Administration and Media Still Blaming Michael Brown (And Of Course, Bush)

August 28, 2015

As we mark the 10-year anniversary that Hurricane Katrina, a destructive Category 5 hurricane made landfall in the city of New Orleans, President Barack Obama have made his comments and payed his respects to the city. More on those in a minute. Depending on which side of the political spectrum you are on will determine […]

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Would a President Trump Appoint His Pro Abortion Judge Sister to SCOTUS?

August 28, 2015

If Donald Trump’s supporters are convinced that he is a champion of the unborn, they may want to think again. On Wednesday, in a lengthy interview for Bloomberg News, Mark Halperin and John Heilermann queried Trump about whom he would like to see on the Supreme Court. Trump replied that his sister, a federal judge, […]

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