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Raw Story. They will be here after HRC wins. Bundy types everywhere

Georgia voter predicts civil war if Clinton wins: ‘Patriots are going to overthrow the government’

A Georgia man whose family was attacked by a Muslim woman wielding an American flag said he’s preparing for civil war if Hillary Clinton wins the election.

Jimmy Arno told NPR he’s concerned about the direction of the United States, and he cited the bizarre encounter last year as proof that armed revolt might be necessary to keep people like himself in charge.

“I want grandchildren, but the way this country is right now, I don’t want to do that to these children,” said Arno, an auto mechanic and the father of two teenage children. “Think about what it’s going to be like in 18 years, if a child is born right now.”

The Lawrenceburg family made local and national news last year after 30-year-old Amina Ahra took the flag from their mailbox and attacked Dami Arno and her 17-year-old daughter, and her 14-year-old son grabbed the family gun to ward off the attacker until police arrived.

“If you go to a movie theater, you’re liable to get shot, you go to a mall, you’re liable to get shot,” Jimmy Arno said. “If you go to Atlanta or a major city, you’re liable to be shot or attacked.”

Dani Arno expressed concern about a Black Lives Matter protest at the local high school, and Jimmy Arno expressed dismay at the demonstration against the display of Confederate flags.

The Arnos used to fly a Confederate flag but took it down out of courtesy after some of their daughter’s friends said it made them uncomfortable, although they still hang a framed portrait of Robert E. Lee over their living room couch.

Jimmy Arno blames President Barack Obama for the increase in racial tensions that worry him

“I know that we were a whole lot further along racially eight years ago than we are today,” he said.

The couple both plan to vote for Donald Trump, saying Hillary Clinton would just be a continuation of the Obama administration, and they dismissed stories about the real estate developer cheating contractors and other “ordinary people.”

“Hillary wants to be elected and Donald Trump wants to be elected,” Jimmy Arno said. “They’re going to talk bad about everything that they can about the other candidate so that you vote for them. I discount the whole thing, because I want to know what your plan is to help the country, that’s what I want to know. Donald Trump, if I understand him correctly, and I hope I do, he wants to stop the flow of illegal people in this country. Stop the flow. Well, by stopping the flow, more Americans have an opportunity to go to work because they’re not losing their jobs to illegal immigrants.”

Jimmy Arno told NPR he was considering joining a local militia group, because he wants to be prepared in case his darkest fears become a reality.

“Should martial law, civil war — whatever — break out in this country, they will uphold the Constitution and rebuild our loss,” he said. “The war that’s going to break out if Hillary Clinton’s elected, if that happens. Your patriots are going to overthrow the government.”


New poll finds Colorado in dead heat between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump

WASHINGTON — Poll results released Monday show Colorado is up-for-grabs ahead of the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

The survey by CNN and ORC International found 42 percent of likely Colorado voters backed Trump compared to the 41 percent who supported Clinton; a statistical tie given the margin of error of 3.5 percentage points.

Meanwhile, Libertarian Gary Johnson continued to affect the race with a third-place showing of 13 percentage points. In a hypothetical match-up that didn’t include Johnson or Green Party candidate Jill Stein, Clinton registered 49 percent support to Trump’s 47 percent.

The CNN/ORC findings are the latest sign that the presidential fight in Colorado is tightening after a string of mid-summer polls showed Clinton with a double-digit lead.

Some — though not all — of the more recent polling have shown a closer contest after a key Clinton ally decided to scale back its TV advertising in Colorado, and Trump and his campaign have paid more attention to the Centennial State.

She led Trump 52 percent to 42 percent on who was better to “handle the responsibilities of commander in chief” and 61 percent to 32 percent on which candidate had the right temperament to serve as president, according to the CNN/ORC results. More Colorado voters also thought Clinton would do a better job on immigration and foreign policy.

Trump outpaced Clinton 47 percent to 40 percent on trustworthiness and had an edge of three percentage points on economic issues.

Less close than the presidential contest is Colorado’s race for U.S. Senate, according to the poll. Incumbent Democrat Michael Bennet led Republican challenger Darryl Glenn by 10 percentage points among likely voters.


I'm sure the media will fellate Trump after debates and into tomorrow

Where is JOHN NICHOLS and Nation on Scott Walker scandal?

So part of the reason we have demoralized Democrats are pundits like JOHN NICHOLS National Affairs Correspondent for the Nation magazine and MSNBCwhipped up liberals overthe public union debacle and recall in Wisconsin.
Trump-Putin, Walker-Kochs?

Now? Crickets.

Virtual media blackout on emerging Trump campaign scandal with Russia

Trump campaign officials appeared on every Sunday show and got just one question about it

On Friday, investigative reporter Michael Isikoff dropped a bombshell story: U.S. officials are investigating secret meetings between a Trump campaign advisor and Russian officials suspected of trying to influence the presidential election.
U.S. intelligence officials are seeking to determine whether an American businessman identified by Donald Trump as one of his foreign policy advisers has opened up private communications with senior Russian officials — including talks about the possible lifting of economic sanctions if the Republican nominee becomes president, according to multiple sources who have been briefed on the issue.
The activities of Trump adviser Carter Page, who has extensive business interests in Russia, have been discussed with senior members of Congress during recent briefings about suspected efforts by Moscow to influence the presidential election, the sources said.
Representatives from the Trump campaign — Vice Presidential Nominee Mike Pence, campaign manager Kellyanne Conway, adviser Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn — appeared on all five major Sunday shows.
Only CNN’s Jake Tapper asked about Isikoff’s report.
Conway denied that Page was part of the campaign. In March, Trump listed Page as one of his five top foreign policy advisers. His actual influence in the campaign is in dispute.
The failure to ask Flynn, who appeared on NBC’s Meet The Press, about the report was particularly notable. Flynn’s relationship with Russia is a controversy unto itself. He traveled to Russia last year and gave a speech celebrating state-owned Russian media company RT. Flynn will not reveal who paid for his trip.
Former campaign manager Paul Manafort resigned after allegations emerged that he received millions in illegal payments from a pro-Russian party in Ukraine.
Trump has repeatedly praised Russian President Vladimir Putin on the trail. At Trump’s last press conference, in July, he brazenly encouraged Russians to hack Hillary Clinton’s email. Russia is suspected of hacking the the DNC’s email and other hacks that appear intended to swing the election to Trump. He has also said that, if elected, he would consider lifting economic sanctions on Russia.
Advisers representing Trump were asked repeatedly Sunday about a tweet Trump sent threatening to invite Gennifer Flower’s, who had an extramarital affair with Bill Clinton in the 1970s, to the debate. The campaign decided not to invite her.


Trump campaign issues a statement on the New York Times endorsing Clinton

So poetic. https://mobile.twitter.com/Bencjacobs/status/780124523144228865

$12 hr joke by bush. Stein admires Putin. Our Country is lost.

I am so disgusted with these people


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