MSNBC Guest: There’s ‘Intentionality’ to the Fact Black People Are in Poverty

PowerPAC+ chairman Steve Phillips discussed economic inequality in this country Saturday on MSNBC, saying “black people are not poor by accident,” but rather, there is an “intentionality” to it. “Black people are not poor by accident or by some kind of quirk of history. We were placed in slavery, developed the wealth of this country, denied access to the GI bill benefits, so there’s an intentionality to the current black situation. We have to be equally intentional to address it” Phillips stated. Follow Trent Baker on Twitter @MagnifiTrent
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Exclusive — Donald Trump, Ted Cruz Campaigns Bash RNC for Stacking Audience with Pro-Amnesty Donor Class

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GREENVILLE, South Carolina — Corey Lewandowski, the campaign manager for 2016 GOP frontrunner billionaire Donald Trump, bashed the Republican National Committee (RNC) for stacking the debate audience here with pro-amnesty consultant class party donor figures. Lewandowski told Breitbart News in the spin room after the debate: I think the RNC does a terrible job in allocating the tickets, to be honest with you, There’s an opportunity—there’s 2,000 seats out there, there’s six candidates on stage, they should just divide them evenly so everyone has them, but instead they just give them to the donor class, they give them to the lobbyists and to all the special interests. It’s not fair, it’s not equitable. So I think what they should do moving forward is take the total number of seats available, allocate them across the board and let the candidates bring their people in, because that’s who should be here, not the donors. Repeatedly throughout the debate, the audience cheered as former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and his protegé Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) consistently and repeatedly made the case to grant amnesty to illegal aliens, while the audience oddly booed both Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) as they made eloquent
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Watch Marco’s Powerful Closing Statement at the Debate: ‘We Will Unify the Conservative Movement’

February 13, 2016 Marco’s powerful closing statement from the CBS debate in South Carolina outlined the stakes of this election and what we have to do to win: Marco will unify the conservative movement and defeat Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders. He made that clear tonight.
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SNL Lampoons Hillary with ‘I Can’t Make You Love Me’ in Cold Open

On this week’s airing of “Saturday Night Live” on NBC, Kate McKinnon played Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. McKinnon as Clinton sang “I Can’t Make You Love Me” by Bonnie Raitt while a group of people talked about why they were voting Bernie Sanders instead of Clinton. Beck Bennett appeared as GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush claiming he and Hillary Clinton were both “big losers.” Follow Trent Baker on Twitter @MagnifiTrent
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Marco Rubio Defends Pro-Family Tax Plan During Debate

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., talks to CNBC correspondent John Harwood, left, during an interview at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Monday, Oct. 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
During the CBS debate tonight, Wall Street Journal moderator Kim Strassel challenged Marco Rubio on his tax plan that would triple the Child Tax Credit suggesting it was social engineering. But Rubio responded by reminding the audience that their tax money was “their money.” “This is the money of parents. You don’t earn the tax credit unless you’re working,” he said. “That’s your money, it doesn’t belong to government.” Rubio argued that if businesses were allowed to take tax credits for investing in their business with a piece of equipment, families should earn the same benefit. “Family formation is the most important thing in society … parents who are working get to keep more of their own money, not the government’s money to invest in their children to go to school, to go a private school, to buy a new back pack.” Rubio closed by explaining why it was important to invest in families. “I’m going to have a tax plan that is pro-family because the family is the most important institution in society,” he said. “You cannot have a strong country without strong families.”
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Drudge Poll Hands SC Debate Win to Donald Trump By 40 Points

Trump South Carolina debate (John Bazemore / Associated Press)
The usual-usuals opposed to Donald Trump will wrist-flick’s Drudge’s South Carolina debate poll, but after getting it correct after nearly ten debates, that’s an anti-science wrist-flick. Tonight’s poll, taken during and after the debate, is still open, and shows Trump in first place and stomping second place by 40 points. As of this writing, Trump is in the lead with 60.22% support (87,882 votes). Ted Cruz is a distant second with just 19.92% support. Marco Rubio is in third with 10.08%. John Kasich, Jeb Bush, and Ben Carson are all under 5%. Twenty-five minutes after the debate, Trump is already all over cable television talking about how the polls show him winning the debate. Drudge sums it up perfectly: This is not a race in flux in any way shape or form since August: — DRUDGE polls have shown Trump first, Cruz second, assorted in 3rd since LAST AUGUST. No movement. Race has not been in flux… #GOPDebate — MATT DRUDGE (@DRUDGE) February 14, 2016 — Follow John Nolte on Twitter @NolteNC               
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