- 7:00 AM – 7 Things You Should Be Talking About Today
- 8:00 AM – Hate at 8!!
- 8:30 AM – Rep. Mo Brooks
- 9:00 AM – 7 Things You Should Be Talking About Today
- 9:20 AM – State Representative Mike Ball
- 10:00 AM – Top Ten Tweets at 10
Hillary Clinton stumbles — will her campaign follow?
A weekend of stumbles has Hillary Clinton suddenly looking vulnerable at a pivotal moment of her battle with Donald Trump.
Her swoon Sunday at muggy Ground Zero — and damaging video of Clinton lurching into the arms of her security detail — dramatically turned the state of her health from conservative conspiracy theory into a genuine campaign issue.
The episode also exacerbates questions about transparency that have long dogged Clinton’s White House bid after the campaign revealed the Democratic nominee is suffering from pneumonia — a fact it kept quiet since Friday.
No she is passed out.
Trump should be saying two things….
- I will release my medical records (happening)
- I will release my tax returns if she releases undergoes an independent medical exam
But the incident raises questions about the news media’s coverage surrounding Clinton’s health. Rather than reporting the facts, many in the media have taken it upon themselves to shout down the questions and to controversialize those asking them. On August 21, 2016, after Trump adviser Rudolph Giuliani suggested people research Clinton’s medical state on Google, a New York Times tech columnist retorted in a tweet:
“Google should fix this. It shouldn’t give quarter to conspiracy theorists.” Tweet by Farhad Manjoo of the New York Times, 8/21/2016.
In other words, the columnist was advocating that a conspiracy be committed to stop people from researching Clinton’s health, which he labeled a conspiracy. Many others in the media also chimed in using the “conspiracy theory” moniker. It’s designed to convince the public to tune out the discussion, in much the same way as other common astroturf terms such as “debunked,” “bonkers,” “tin-foil hat,” “shoddy,” “discredited,” “quack,” “bogus,” “denier,” and “crank.”
Left-wing apparatus Vox chimed in with an article titled: “The bonkers conspiracy theory about Hillary Clinton’s health.” The pro-Hillary Clinton smear machine, Media Matters, chided NBC News for “mainstreaming conspiracy theories about Hillary Clinton’s health.”Vice picked up the theme writing, “How conspiracy theories about Hillary Clinton’s health went mainstream.” CNN published an article
“Debunking conspiracy theories” about her health. CNN media critic Brian Stelter urged the media: “Do Not Give Oxygen To ‘Conspiracy Theories’ That Hillary Clinton Is ‘Secretly Ill’.” HuffPost wrote, “Let’s call the conspiracy theories about Clinton’s health what they are…” ThinkProgress joined in with, “Trump campaign embraces conspiracy theory…” From MSNBC: “Trump, allies push conspiracy theory about Clinton’s health.” NPR: “Trump adds fuel to conspiracy theory about Clinton’s health.” You get the idea. Everybody’s on the same page.
She is deplorable…
Don’t fall for the “Basket of Deplorable” apology dance, they don’t mean it.
In fact, her supporters think her error was she wasn’t vile enough…
Supporting a ban on terrorists and Muslim immigration, or a strong immigration policy does not make you a bigot.
She is killing him in the polls…
Problem? Yeah, Georgia and Arizona aren’t “battleground states”…
|Monday, September 12|
|Race/Topic (Click to Sort)||Poll||Results||Spread|
|General Election: Trump vs. Clinton||LA Times/USC Tracking||Clinton 44, Trump 44||Tie|
|Florida: Trump vs. Clinton vs. Johnson vs. Stein||JMC Analytics||Trump 46, Clinton 42||Trump +4|
|Sunday, September 11|
|Saturday, September 10|
|Race/Topic (Click to Sort)||Poll||Results||Spread|
|General Election: Trump vs. Clinton||LA Times/USC Tracking||Clinton 45, Trump 44||Clinton +1|
|Indiana Senate – Young vs. Bayh||WTHR/Howey Politics*||Bayh 44, Young 40||Bayh +4|
Some how the media is biased AGAINST Hillary Clinton?
Paddling still goes on in Alabama schools?
It should have been 119,000.
Hell no, expand the box..
One of the main reasons prisons are overcrowded is due to society not giving an ex-offender a second chance to find honest work. There is a box on many employment applications that asks, “Have you ever been convicted of a crime or incarcerated?” If the job seeker checks that box, their chances of getting the job are dead. Many employers seeing the box checked simply throw the application in the trash. When they do that, they deny the individual a second chance to become a productive member of society.
Senator Rand Paul in his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee gave a good example of the problem. He said, “I know a guy about my age in Kentucky who grew marijuana plants in his apartment closet in college. Thirty years later, he still can’t vote, can’t own a gun, and when he looks for work, he must check the box—the box that basically says, ‘I am a convicted felon and I guess I’ll always be one.’ . . . This then is a lifelong problem when it comes to employment . . . It makes it very difficult.”
Senator Paul’s friend is just one among thousands who have been hurt and black-listed due to the use of the box. This has become such a serious problem that a “ban the box” movement has sprung up and is growing daily.
Those who have banned the box are discovering some very positive things. They are discovering that ex-offenders are often their best workers. Brad Friedlander, CEO of the Red Restaurant Group in Cleveland said, “In my experience, people with criminal records are often model employees. They are frequently the most dedicated and conscientious. A lot of doors are shut to them, so when someone gives them an opportunity, they make the most of it.” Those who give ex-offenders a chance are also rewarded by the Federal Government through tax credits, subsidies for training, and insurance.
Several major employers have banned the box from their applications. Walmart removed the box from their application in 2010. Spokeswoman Dianna Dee said, “The removal does not eliminate the background check or the drug test, but it offers those who have been previously incarcerated a chance to get their foot in the door.” Target banned the box about the same time.
Employers can choose to do this, government shouldn’t remove this..
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