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1, 2, 3, 4 . . . What Are We Probing For?

June 24, 2017 by

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By Deroy Murdock ~ Russian-collusion probe sputters into a search for . . . what again? By Deroy Murdock – June 20, 2017 Have you ever found yourself in the middle of an elaborate story when, suddenly, you have no idea why you are telling someone about, say, the time that you sliced up the […]

Up To 5.7 Million Noncitizens Voted In Past Presidential Elections, Study Finds

June 23, 2017 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ As many as 5.7 million noncitizens voted in the 2008 election and potentially more voted in 2016, according to a new study by Just Facts, a New Jersey-based research group, drawing on information from other studies. The study—based on data compiled from Harvard University’s Cooperative Congressional Election Study, an analysis published […]

Heavily Funded Democrat Falls Short As Georgia House Seat Stays Republican

June 21, 2017 by

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By Rachel del Guidice ~ Republican Karen Handel soundly defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff in Tuesday’s closely watched, historically expensive race for the congressional seat once held by GOP superstar Newt Gingrich. Handel, 55, a businesswoman who was Georgia’s secretary of state, had 127,021 votes or 53 percent with 99 percent of precincts reporting. Ossoff, 30, a documentary filmmaker and former […]

NYT’s Ross Douthat Lays A Soft-Spoken Smackdown Upon His Liberal Media Colleagues

June 19, 2017 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times columnist Ross Douthat, one of now two slightly right-leaning voices on the paper’s resolutely smugly liberal opinion page, penned “Notes on a Politcal Shooting” in the Sunday Review on the assassination attempt on House Republican Steve Scalise by a Bernie Sanders supporter on a baseball field in Alexandria, Va. […]

Chicken/Egg: What Came First, The Crime Or The Investigation?

June 19, 2017 by

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By Andrew C McCarthy ~ I appreciate Rich’s mention of my column on the homepage about why it is vital that legitimate limits, as provided by federal regulation, be imposed on Robert Mueller’s special counsel investigation. I want to elaborate on this a bit more in the context of what Rich’s post addresses: the leak […]

The Disconnect In The Search For Russia-Gate

June 18, 2017 by

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By Roger Aronoff ~ It appears that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has realized that the investigation he has been chosen to oversee is a dead end. As a result, he is moving past investigating the possibility of collusion during last year’s presidential election between President Donald Trump and/or his associates and people with ties to […]

Trump’s Withdrawal From Paris Was A Nod Of Respect To American Citizens

June 16, 2017 by

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By Sen. Mike Lee ~ Two weeks ago, President Donald Trump announced the federal government would pull out of the supposedly “non-binding” Paris Climate Accord signed by President Barack Obama. This should not have been a surprise. Earlier this March, Trump signed an order rescinding President Barack Obama’s so-called Clean Power Plan, a 1,560-page regulation […]