Friday, August 26, 2016

The Government Shouldn't Get to Do Unconstitutional Things by Only Doing Them for Short Periods of Time | Cato @ Liberty

When people want to join together to spend money in an election campaign, federal law requires them to form a “political action committee” or PAC. Most PACs are allowed to donate up to $5,000 to any candidate in an election.
Source: The Government Shouldn't Get to Do Unconstitutional Things by Only Doing Them for Short Periods of Time | Cato @ Liberty

In the Race for Registered Voters, Republicans Are Gaining

Although there are still more registered Democrats than Republicans in these key states, the margin is much smaller than it was in 2012. In Colorado, the percentage of registered Republicans is lower than it was four years ago.
Source: In the Race for Registered Voters, Republicans Are Gaining

Thursday, August 25, 2016

'Natural Born' Disputes in the 2016 Presidential Election

The 2016 presidential election brought forth new disputes concerning the definition of a "natural born citizen." The most significant challenges surrounded the eligibility of Senator Ted Cruz, born in Canada to a Cuban father and an American mother.
Source: 'Natural Born' Disputes in the 2016 Presidential Election

Many donors to Clinton Foundation met with her at State

Trump asked Florida Gov. Scott to appoint attorney to bench WASHINGTON (AP) -- More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money - either personally or through companies or groups - to the Clinton Foundation.
Source: Many donors to Clinton Foundation met with her at State

Donald Trump is Not Listed on Minnesota Ballot - but he has until Monday to file...

Another overblown media story about Donald Trump...
According to the same page, Trump, as a major party candidate, has until August 29 to file. The failure of the Minnesota GOP to put Trump on the ballot was noted by Medium’s Michale Brodkorb who posted about it on Twitter with a question to Secretary of State Steve Simon.

Question to @MNSteveSimon -> Why is Donald Trump not listed on the sample ballot available on the SOS website? pic.twitter.com/t7F4EvM610 — Michael Brodkorb (@mbrodkorb) August 24, 2016

The Trump Campaign Didn't Think Much of Melania's Speech Either

When large sections of Melania Trump's speech at the Republican National Convention turned out to be lifted from Michelle Obama's 2008 convention speech, the Trump campaign tried to deflect criticism by throwing the speechwriter under
Source: The Trump Campaign Didn't Think Much of Melania's Speech Either

Trump's Lawyers Had a Very Good Summer

Donald Trump didn't spend a cent on television ads until last week, and he paid the woman who wrote his wife's convention speech an oddly small fee, but one campaign expense he couldn't seem to control last month was his legal bills.
Source: Trump's Lawyers Had a Very Good Summer