March 16, 2016

Daily Show Prep: Wednesday, March 16

2016 Primary Delegate Count – 2016 Election Central

Republican Delegate Count

MFP can now project: Yeah, they’re gonna steal it from Trump

Trump has to win 55-60% of the remaining delegates to hit 1,237. That’s gonna be tough!

John Boehner backs Paul Ryan for president, calls Ted Cruz ‘Lucifer’ – Washington Times

“If we don’t have a nominee who can win on the first ballot, I’m for none of the above,” Mr. Boehner said at the Future Industry Association conference in Boca Raton, Florida, Politico reported. “They all had a chance to win. None of them won. So I’m for none of the above. I’m for Paul Ryan to be our nominee.”

Kasich: ‘We Are Going To Go All The Way To Cleveland and Secure The Republican Nomination’ – Breitbart

This is all I got, and all I can say is thank you from the bottom of my heart, but I want you to know something—we’re going to go all the way to Cleveland and secure the Republican nomination.

Republican convention: Trump, Cruz vow to barricade Kasich – POLITICO

Advisers to Donald Trump and Ted Cruz say there’s no way they’ll allow John Kasich to even compete at a contested national convention — let alone prevail.

We choose the nominee, not the voters: Senior GOP official

“The media has created the perception that the voters choose the nomination.”

Ex-Subway Pitchman, Jared Fogle, Gets His Ass Kicked In Prison

Pedophile Jared Fogle got some prison justice recently.

Advocates say disabled people are being exploited in abortion bill passed by Indiana lawmakers –

Legislation in Indiana would bar doctors from performing abortions for women who want them because the fetus has a genetic abnormality such as Down Syndrome, or because of the race, color, national origin, ancestry, or sex of the fetus. The legislation passed this session and is on the governor’s desk.

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Proposals can be submitted online.

House Bill 1337 – Abortion – Indiana General Assembly, 2016 Session

Abortion. Requires the state department of health to develop certain information concerning perinatal hospice care.

Professor Kicked Off Campus, Deemed Security Threat for Posting Miranda Lambert Video – Hit & Run :

Sartwell, a libertarian-anarchist academic, posted lengthy explanations of his criticisms of the two professors, Alexander Nehamas at Princeton University and Linda Zagzebski at the University of Oklahoma, on his blog. In one post, he embedded a Youtube video, Miranda Lambert’s “Time to Get Your Gun.” According to Sartwell, this spooked Zagzebski, who contacted the authorities.

Apple Slaps Down the FBI’s Encryption Hail Mary Effort: ‘The Founders Would Be Appalled’ – Hit & Run :

[A]ccording to the government, short of kidnapping or breaking an express law, the courts can order private parties to do virtually anything the Justice Department and FBI can dream up. The Founders would be appalled.

DSpace@MIT: Keys Under Doormats: Mandating insecurity by requiring government access to all data and communications

Twenty years ago, law enforcement organizations lobbied to require data and communication services to engineer their products to guarantee law enforcement access to all data. After lengthy debate and vigorous predictions of enforcement channels going dark, these attempts to regulate the emerging Internet were abandoned. In the intervening years, innovation on the Internet flourished, and law enforcement agencies found new and more effective means of accessing vastly larger quantities of data.

Ryan Collins: “The Fappening” Hacker FINALLY Arrested! – The Hollywood Gossip

Now, TMZ is reporting that after an 18-month investigation, authorities have finally apprehended one of the main masterminds behind one the shocking security breach.


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