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Russian Chess Master Checkmates Trump on Putin Connection (video)

Russian chess master Gary Kasperov provided some startling insights into Russian President Vladimir Putin’s covert effort to support Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. Kasperov says he’s “absolutely” certain Putin is interfering in the election. The former chess world champion fled Russia three years ago because of his opposition to the Putin regime....

Donald Trump Seals His Fate: Rejects American Democracy in Final Debate

Donald Trump scored some points in his best debate performance of the presidential campaign, but then threw it all away and likely sealed his fate in the upcoming election by repudiating American democracy. He refused to say he would accept the will of the voters. His remarks were unprecedented in the annals of American democracy, a defining moment in the third and final debate and likely a watershed in the nation’s history. ...

Donald Trump Goes Off the Rails Deep Into Paranoia Over… SNL? (video!)

Donld Trump now says even “Saturday Night Live” is out to get him. The GOP candidate railed against the sketch comedy show, even though it has a 40-year history of skewering politicians going back to Gerald Ford. Trump’s outburst followed the show’s cold open, which featured Alex Baldwin as Trump and Kate McKinnon as Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. The skit was a play off of last week’s debate. Alex Moffat played debate moderator Anderson Cooper with Cecily Strong playing co-moderator Martha Raddatz. ...

Donald Trump Bleats ‘Lie! Lie! Lie!’ as Sex Assault Allegations Pile Up (video)

Donald Trump, confronted by a growing number of women who claim he forcefully kissed or groped them in unwanted sexual advances, fell back on a defense used, at first, by Bill Cosby. The disgraced comedian also tried to say he was the victim of lies. It didn’t work for him. Arianne Zucker, a soap opera star who figured prominently in the sexually degrading 2005 “hot mic” conversation between Trump and Billy Bush, appeared today (Oct 13) on the “Today” show. ...

Donald Trump Busted by Investigative ‘Hornologist’ Howard Stern WTF?

Donald Trump has no one to blame but himself–and Howard Stern–for his campaign meltdown. The radio shock jock’s obsession with sexual depravity is playing a major role in the unraveling of Trump’s presidential bid over allegations of sexual impropriety and general boorishness. Trump, the GOP president nominee, was a frequent guest on Stern’s radio show during the 1990s and early 2000s....

Donald Trump Threat to Investigate Clinton Over Emails Illegal, Ex-AG Says

Donald Trump’s threat to order the U.S. attorney general to investigate Hillary Clinton over deleted emails if elected president would be illegal and shows a profound lack of how the government–and Constitution–work, says a former Attorney General. Eric Holder, the first African-American to hold that post (2009 to 2015) raised the red flags in a series of Tweets after the debate. ...

Trump Tries to Cancel Negative With a Negative; Did Debate Ploy Work?

Donald Trump went down and dirty to attack on rival Hillary Clinton at last night’s debate, hoping her negative might cancel his negative created by his degrading conversation about women with Billy Bush a decade ago. Early polls indicated it flopped. Clinton emerged with a substantial 11-point lead, according to a national poll of likely voters by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal....

Hillary Clinton Dilemma: Should She Refuse to Debate Donald Trump?

Enough is enough, Hillary Clinton should pull out of Sunday’s debate with Donald Trump. With Republican leaders abandoning his campaign by the dozen, why should she give him a national platform to perpetrate more of his bluster on the nation? The guy on the recording, talking about grabbing a girl “by the pussy,” sounds like a convicted rapist, bragging to his prison cellmate. Instead, it’s possibly the next president of the United States. ...

Arnold Schwarzenegger Terminates Trump Support as GOP Cuts, Runs

Arnold Schwarzenegger, a staunch Republican, has had his fill of GOP presidential hopeful Donald Trump. He joined the ranks of party faithful who are cutting and running in the wake of Trump’s demeaning comments about women and celebrity entitlement. The fallout is the latest following publication of a 2005 “hot mic” conversation between Trump and Billy Bush, who was then a host of celebrity show “Access Hollywood.”...

Donald Trump’s World Vision: A Police State at Home, Endless War Overseas

Donald Trump was unable to clearly articulate his vision for America in the first presidential debate, but his more eloquent running mate, Mike Pence, brought a clarity to his plans that were more Orwellian than Jeffersonian–a police state at home and endless war overseas. Pence squared off against Hillary Clinton’s running mate, Tim Kaine, in the first and only vice presidential debate of the campaign last night. ...

Clinton Widens Lead Over Trump, Ploy to Harp on Bill’s Infidelities Backfires

Hillary Clinton continues to widen her lead over GOP rival Donald Trump, despite efforts by his campaign to drive wedge among her supporters by harping on husband Bill Clinton’s sexual indiscretions during his presidential term. The latest Morning Consult/Politico poll shows her up by 6 points–46 percent to 36 percent– with Independents Gary Johnson and Jill Stein polling 6 percent and 2 percent respectively....

Donald Trump Beauty Queen Smear Unravels; Accusations Trumped Up

Donald Trump and his minions did their best to smear former Miss Universe Alicia Machado, but some of the worst allegations the candidate made against her–that she’s a porn star with drug cartel connections–are false, according to fact-checking news outlets. Trump’s obsession with Machado reinforced perceptions that he is vindictive, has an uncontrollable temper and is delusional about constant conspiracies against him. ...

Donald Trump Fiddles With Beauty Queen as Campaign Crashes, Burns

Donald Trump can’t stop talking about former Miss Universe Alicia Machado to the point of obsession, leaving his campaign floundering. Conservative supporters are desperately trying to get him refocused on issues like jobs and the economy. Trump, however, has shown no interest in talking about issues on the campaign trail. Instead he’s focused on smearing Machado any way he can. ...

Clinton Gains in Battleground States, As Trump Ineptness Becomes Issue

Hillary Clinton has taken the lead in five key battleground states that Donald Trump must carry to have a chance at winning the election, according to the latest scientific poll. The results show the focus is shifting to Trump’s ineptness following Monday’s debate. Clinton appeared cool and competent during the 90-minute meeting. In the process, she dispelled any misgivings about her health....

Donald Trump ‘Hateful Rhetoric’ Sparks Jewish Protest in New York City

Donald Trump’s “hateful and violent” rhetoric on the presidential campaign trail sparked a protest by a Jewish group today (Sept. 29) outside Trump Tower in New York City. The GOP candidate is trailing badly among Jewish voters nationwide because of his perceived anti-Semitic views. Trump didn’t help dispel concerns at a rally in Iowa yesterday (Sept. 28) after he asked “non-Christians” to identify themselves....

Donald Trump Denounced By Experts for ‘Dangerous Rejection’ of Science

Donald Trump, a climate change denier who promises to allow unlimited fossil fuel production, has been denounced by more than 700 of the nation’s top scientists for a “dangerous rejection of scientific thinking” and an “embrace of conspiracy theories, anti-science attitudes.” The issue came up during Monday’s presidential debate when Democratic rival Hillary Clinton chided Trump for calling climate change a conspiracy perpetrated by the Chinese. ...

Howard Dean Refuses to Back Down on Trump ‘Coke Head’ Tweet (video)

Howard Dean, a medical doctor and former Democratic party head, is refusing to back down on his remark that Donald Trump was acting like a coke head during Monday’s presidential debate. He touched off an uproar among right wingers and Fox News that was rich with hypocrisy. Dean made an almost passing remark in a Tweet that has since become a lightning rod for right wing outrage. ...

Donald Trump’s ‘Miss Piggy’ Details Pain She Suffered Over Insults (video)

Former Miss Universe Alicia Machado, whom Donald Trump immortalized her as “Miss Piggy,” appeared on the “Today” show this morning and told how Trump’s repeated insults when she was only a teenager destroyed her self-esteem and led to eating disorders. The GOP presidential candidate ridiculed her with names like “Miss Piggy, Miss Housekeeping, Miss Eating Machine."...

How Reality Television Is Shaping Perception About Televised Debates

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump appeared in the first televised debate to choose the free world’s next leader. But you wouldn’t know it by public reaction. Most people appear to be judging the debate by the same standards as “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.” Reality television, like the real housewives series, appears to be having more influence on voter’s through processes than anyone may have previously realized. ...

Clinton Buries Health Issue; Trump Like Punch Drunk Fighter in First Debate

Hillary Clinton laid to rest right-wing rumor mongering about her health with a strong performance in the first presidential debate. Donald Trump came across like a punch-drunk fighter, who was, at times, belligerent, incoherent and confused. Going into the debate, Republican pundits repeatedly said Trump had only one mission to accomplish. He needed to look “Presidential.” He was anything but....
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