Trump's statements were awarded PolitiFact's 2015 Lie of the Year
PolitiFact checked 77 Trump statements and found that 76 percent of them were Mostly False, False or Pants on Fire.
Yet, the opponents and the media rarely call him out on this. Of course, we know that his lies reinforce the Republican bubble of ignorance and alternate reality. Will the wider electorate recognize that his rants are a load of manure?
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And lo, the Lord hardened the heart of the Pharaoh, who said, Send all the Hebrews back to their own country, wherever that is, and then build a wall so they cant come back, and then send them the bill. And it was done as he had said. And then the Egyptians found that there was nobody left to do all the really crappy jobs for very little pay, and so the streets went unswept and a head of lettuce suddenly cost fifty smackeroos, and there was sadness across the land.
Republican lobbyist and anti-government lawyer, Kory Langhofer, is helping to lead the GOP directly into the insane asylum by actually trying to argue that Antonin Scalia should be allowed to continue voting on SCOTUS cases while dead.
Yes, this sounds ridiculous but it isnt a joke. He really said this in front of television cameras. Langhofers statement is as follows:
"Theres no Ouija board required to figure out how Justice Scalia would vote on these things, hes already voted. Were at the second-to-last step in how these cases unfold when Justice Scalia died. We know exactly what he thought. And its not unprincipled to say we should give affect to that."
On the way to Air Force One, from that school, Condi called me and said
a plane has hit the Pentagon, the former president said, referring to
Condoleezza Rice, his national security adviser at the time. I felt the first one
was an accident, the second was an attack, and the third one was a declaration
of war. I became something that no president should ever want to be a
Two Years Before 9/11, Candidate Bush was Already Talking Privately About Attacking Iraq, According to His Former Ghost Writer
According to Herskowitz, who has authored more than 30 books, many of them jointly written autobiographies of famous Americans in politics, sports and media (including that of Reagan adviser Michael Deaver), Bush and his advisers were sold on the idea that it was difficult for a president to accomplish an electoral agenda without the record-high approval numbers that accompany successful if modest wars.
O'Neill: Bush planned Iraq invasion before 9/11
(CNN) -- The Bush administration began planning to use U.S. troops to invade Iraq within days after the former Texas governor entered the White House three years ago, former Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill told CBS News' 60 Minutes.
"From the very beginning, there was a conviction that Saddam Hussein was a bad person and that he needed to go," O'Neill told CBS, according to excerpts released Saturday by the network. "For me, the notion of pre-emption, that the U.S. has the unilateral right to do whatever we decide to do, is a really huge leap."
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) The two former allies of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie charged in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case will get a second chance to force the release of documents from the law firm whose taxpayer-funded 2014 report absolved Christie of blame.
U.S. District Judge Susan Wigenton on Friday said attorneys for Bill Baroni and Bridget Kelly can subpoena the Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher law firm for what they contend are thousands of pages of relevant documents, particularly communications between people in Christie's office and the bridge's operator during the September 2013 closures.
In its response to a grand jury subpoena by the U.S. attorney's office when it was assembling the indictment, the firm provided a list of documents some thousands of pages long, defense lawyers say it said were privileged communications by Christie staffers that couldn't be released.
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Star-Ledger Editorial Board By Tom Moran | Star-Ledger Editorial Board
on February 04, 2016 at 6:00 AM, updated February 04, 2016 at 11:04 AM
MILFORD, N.H. It is almost tragic, really, to watch Gov. Chris Christie perform in the final days of his long-shot quest for the presidency.
He chose drug treatment as his topic to get this town hall rolling Wednesday evening. And he was so compelling, so sensible, so moving, that you wanted to stand up and cheer. When it comes to the art of persuasion, the raw political skill, there is simply no one in the field who comes close.
So where is the tragedy? The tragedy is that it's a performance, one that crumbles into pieces when you examine his actual record in New Jersey. The mismatch between word and deed is beyond grating.
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In Sunday political talk shows, Cruz and Trump exchanged last-minute jabs, as a recent Des Moines Register/Bloomberg Politics Iowa Poll showed Trump drawing 28% of the vote of likely caucus attendees compared with Cruzs 23%.
So while it might be tough for Cruz to get a hug from his children, it looks as if scoring a warm embrace from Iowa caucus voters isnt easy either.