Poll: Nearly Half Of GOP Voters Disapprove Of Ryan

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 06:  House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) questions Congressional Budget Office Director Douglas Elmendorf during a hearing on Capitol Hill June 6, 2012 in Washington, DC. The committee quizzed Elmendorf about the CBO's long-term budget outlook.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Nearly half of Republican voters disapprove of Paul Ryan’s performance as House Speaker, according to a new poll released Wednesday by Public Policy Polling.Only 40 percent of GOP voters are happy with Ryan’s stint as Speaker so far, while 44 percent disapprove. Those numbers worsen among all voters, with just 30 percent approval and 48

‘Fat’ Activist: ‘Exercise And Diets Are Constructs’


A “fat activist” speaker said “fat phobia is a form of bigotry” and that diet culture is a tool of “white heteronormative society” at a University of Minnesota event.The event was sponsored in part by UMN’s School of Public Health; School of Social Work; and College of Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resources.A self-proclaimed fat activist,

Justice Department Employees Give $75,000 To Hillary


The Washington Free Beacon reports (emphasis added):Hillary Clinton has received nearly $75,000 in political contributions from employees at the Department of Justice, the agency that would decide whether or not to act if the FBI recommended charges against Clinton or her aides following its investigation into her private email server.Justice Department employees have given Clinton far

Weeping Virgin Mary Statue Drawing Crowds In CA Town


KFSN TV (Fresco, Calif.) reported Monday on what many of their local priests are speculating is a miracle — a Virgin Mary statue that has wept for a year.Watch the video here. A statue of the Virgin Mary in Fresno appears to be weeping. The family who owns the statue calls it a miracle and said

Facebook Admits Suppressing Conservative News


Tech site Gizmodo reported on Monday (emphasis added):“Facebook workers routinely suppressed news stories of interest to conservative readers from the social network’s influential “trending” news section, according to a former journalist who worked on the project. This individual says that workers prevented stories about the right-wing CPAC gathering, Mitt Romney, Rand Paul, and other conservative

How Obamacare Is Encouraging Doctors To Over-Prescribe Opioids

US President Barack Obama pauses while speaking after meeting with elected officials, community leaders and law enforcement officials on building trust in communities after Ferguson unrest on December 1, 2014 at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, next to the White House, in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Heroin and opioid addiction is raging across the country, but did you know Obamacare is adding fuel to the fire? Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) is making the troubling connection: ObamaCare encourages doctors to over-prescribe opioids. @PatToomey is working to change that. #PASen https://t.co/t98SO22o9K— Republicans (@NRSC) May 8, 2016 TIME reported recently on how Obamacare is

Good News: Missouri House Passes Amendment Protecting Life From Conception


Via Life Site News:JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, May 6, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) – Missouri’s House of Representatives approved a constitutional amendment Thursday protecting the right to life of the state’s unborn children “at every stage of biological development.”The personhood bill passed 112-36, and now moves to the state Senate where it needs committee approval and a final

Trump Slams Ryan: I Didn’t Inherit GOP, I Won It


Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump on Friday continued to criticize Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), denying the Speaker’s assertion that he “inherited” the Republican Party mantle. “Paul Ryan said that I inherited something very special, the Republican Party,” Trump tweeted. “Wrong, I didn’t inherit it, I won it with millions of voters!”Paul Ryan said that I

13 Potential Running Mates For Donald Trump

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With Donald Trump now the presumptive Republican nominee for president, the veepstakes are now underway.The New York businessman, asked about choosing a running mate, hasn’t said much other than to say “I’m more inclined to go with a political person.”Much has happened since The Daily Caller listed some possible Trump running mates in February. Here

Trump Flip-Flops, Now Says He’s Open To Raising The Minimum Wage

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The Hill reports (emphasis added):“In a reversal, Donald Trump expressed openness to raising the federal minimum wage during an interview on Wednesday.“I’m looking at that, I’m very different from most Republicans,” the presumptive GOP presidential nominee told CNN Wednesday about the prospect of increasing wages. “You have to have something you can live on. But what I’m really

Cruz Faces Tough Decision On Endorsing Trump

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Ted Cruz faces a difficult decision over whether to endorse Donald Trump after ending his own White House bid.What would normally be a routine political formality has been turned into a 50-50 proposition by Trump’s pointedly personal attacks on the Cruz and his family, say his staunchest alliesCruz’s campaign on Wednesday refused to speculate on

Trump: I’ll Likely Pick A Politician For Veep

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Donald Trump has trashed professional politicians during his presidential campaign, but that’s the class he’s looking to for his vice presidential pick.“I have the business — let’s call it talents,” Trump said on MSNBC’s Morning Joe when asked about the veepstakes. “And I think I’ll probably go the political route, somebody that can help me with