Peggy Noonan, Wall Street Journal: So, more thoughts on Donald Trump's candidacy, because I can't stop being fascinated. You know the latest numbers. Quinnipiac University's poll this week has Trump at a hefty 28% nationally, up from 20% in July. Public Policy Polling has Trump leading all Republicans in New Hampshire with 35%. A Monmouth University poll has him at 30% in South Carolina, followed 15 points later by Ben Carson. Here are some things I think are happening. read more
MILWAUKEE -- A confrontation outside a Milwaukee gas station turns violent and the disturbing video has surfaced online. The incident happened last week outside of a north side gas station. One community activist says it is important to see the reality in some parts of Milwaukee and make sure there is change.
Near Locust and Teutonia, a woman is punched and kicked by two people while others stand around filming the whole thing.
"To see that actually all go down actually made me feel sorry. This is a human issue," said Community Activist, Tory Lowe.
Community Activist Tory Lowe says the video, though disturbing, is necessary to watch.
Patrick Roddie films the sky every day. Two years ago, he rigged a camera on the roof of his apartment building in Lower Pacific Heights to record timelapses of the sun's dawn-to-dusk arc, along with the sky's usual bland traffic of birds, airplanes, and clouds. read more
Donald Trump, the GOP frontrunner, hit the 40 percent marker in a recent Gravis Marketing poll. According to a report, this is the first time a candidate has reached above the 30 percent mark.
Since the previous survey done by Gravis Marketing on July 31, Trump increased almost 10 points. Dr. Ben Carson increased 7 points and was named the winner in a Post GOP Debate Poll.
Even the formerly august New York Times grants that Donald J. Trump has ignited a voter firestorm of grievance against a dumb show election process that rewards a craven avoidance of real issues. Immigration is actually a stand-in for the paralysis, incompetence, overreach, and bloatedness of government generally in our time -- but it is a good doorway into the larger problem. read more