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Rick Perry ‘Surprisingly’ first to bow out of 2016 GOP Race

Rick Perry drops out of race

Ok, not so surprisingly. Former governor Rick Perry today announced that he was suspending his campaign to become the Republican nominee for President of the United States. The decision came as Gov. Perry’s campaign had been running on fumes financially. Last month, Perry had converted his entire campaign staff over to volunteer status as he could no longer afford to ...

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Mentally ill and violent – how to stop the trend

mentally ill shooters

When the media talks about Columbine, the Aurora theater, Lafayette or any other multiple murder event, they focus on only one commonality – the fact that the killer used a gun. They’ve missed a much more important common factor and this one can be fixed. When people snap, they snap. They might drive an SUV into a university gathering area, ...

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Meet BB-8: The App-enabled Star Wars Droid [video]

BB-8 App-enabled android release video

Meet BB-8™ - the app-enabled Droid™ that's as authentic as it is advanced. BB-8 has something unlike any other robot - an adaptive personality that changes as you play. Based on your interactions, BB-8 will show a range of expressions and even perk up when you give voice commands. Set it to patrol and watch your Droid explore autonomously, make up your own adventure and guide BB-8 yourself, or create and view holographic recordings.

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Why has CNN Changed September debate criteria?

CNN debate stage

CNN issued a statement today that announced the media giant was changing the criteria for choosing the candidates who would appear in this month’s CNN republican primary debate. The news network had assumed that there would be many more polls after the GOP debate, but that has not proven true: In a world where we expected there to be at ...

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Bush releases new video: ‘The Real Trump’

The Real Donald Trump - video

The Jeb 2016 campaign released a video this morning in which it slams Donald Trump for his liberal views. The Bush campaign made a fundamental mistake when they released this campaign video to Youtube: you never – NEVER – allow comments .. after you watch the video, head to youtube here to read why not.

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Good News! Kanye West announces run for President

kanye west annoucnes run for president

MTV aired the 2015 Video Music Awards (VMA) and in pure MTV reality TV style, it was full-up on crazy. Why MTV hosts a music video show these days I will never understand. They haven’t showed a music video in … forever. But if tonight’s Video Music Awards were any indication, MTV has a lock on the full-on psycho reality television thing. ...

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Donald Trump to make decision on third party run “soon”


Donald Trump is basking in the glory of high poll numbers and adoring media, but he still has a major decision to make if he wants to win the GOP nomination. In order to compete in the South Carolina Republican primary election, a candidate is required to promise that he/she (ze?) will promise to support the eventual nominee. In other ...

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No need to vote as Hillary already has the votes to win

hillary-already won primary

Democratic party and independent voters that were planning to vote in next year’s DNC primaries and caucuses shouldn’t bother – Hillary has already won. Senior Clinton campaign officials are claiming that she has already secured one-fifth of the pledges needed to win the Democratic presidential nomination. They come from current and former elected officials, committee officeholders, and other party dignitaries. We reported that Clinton’s campaign ...

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Tropical storm Erika strengthens and heads for Florida [8-28 1700 update]

ts-erika 1700 8-28

Tropical storm Erika is gaining strength and is now expected to be a strong tropical storm as it makes landfall on Monday afternoon somewhere in Southern Florida. Perimeter winds from tropical storm Erika are currently forecast to start brushing the southern tip of Florida between Sunday afternoon and Monday morning. Current models then show the storm continuing a slight northward turn and ...

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Reporter and cameraman killed doing live interview in Virginia [developing]

news crew attacked on live tv

*This story is still developing and will be updated as information is received Vester L. Flanagan II, a former reporter for WDBJ,  fatally shot two members of a central Virginia news crew while the reporter and cameraman were reporting live. The shooting occurred at 6:45am this morning at Bridgewater Plaza in Moneta, Va. The victims were 24 year old reporter ...

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