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[ad_1] Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn departs after a plea hearing at U.S. District Court, in Washington, D.C., December 1, 2017. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) It’s another masterpiece of implausibility from Jonathan Chait Farewell, Logan Act violation. The new-old theory about why it was perfectly legitimate and okay and not at all vindictive for the outgoing
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[ad_1] staffmember wearing protective gear administers a test for the COVID-19 coronavirus at a test facility in a tent outside Skane University Hospital in Lund, Sweden, April 29, 2020. (TT News Agency/Johan Nilsson via Reuters) Newsweek offers a classic of the bad-reporting-of-coronavirus genre, declaring, “Wisconsin’s New Coronavirus Cases Rise As People Flock To Reopened Bars
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[ad_1] PBS affiliates that receive millions of dollars in federal funding each year are airing a pro-Beijing documentary produced in conjunction with CGTN, a Chinese government-controlled media outlet that is registered as a foreign agent with the Justice Department. The film “Voices from the Frontline: China’s War on Poverty” did not disclose CGTN’s links to
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[ad_1] Brett Kavanaugh is sworn in prior to testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee, September 27, 2018. (Tom Williams/Pool via Reuters) Ever since Donald Trump’s election, liberal judges have aligned themselves with the political “resistance,” holding this administration to a different standard from its predecessors. As I have written before, we have seen this trend
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[ad_1] The US women’s national soccer team just scored a spectacular ‘own goal’ in California US District court. Their lawsuit, contending they were underpaid in comparison with the men’s team, was rejected in a summary judgement. Dave Granlund And without so much as a single dramatic courthouse steps news conference starring the purple–haired Norma Rae:
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[ad_1] Sather Tower rises above the University of California at Berkeley. (Noah Berger/Reuters) California’s progressives are determined to legalize racial discrimination in college admissions by passing ACA-5, which overturns Prop 209 forbidding such discrimination. Their purported reason for doing so is to increase “underrepresented group enrollment.” The “underrepresented” groups are black and Hispanic students. The
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[ad_1] Actress Alyssa Milano just doesn’t know when to quit. After completely destroying her own credibility as a feminist by choosing to support Joe Biden despite his sexual assault allegations, she’s trying her hand at fighting “voter fraud.” Though based on her views on the subject, it’s clear she’s just as much of a crackpot
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[ad_1] Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Friday that the leak of Michael Flynn’s identity to the media in 2017 was “an absolute crime” that should be “prosecuted vigorously.” In an interview on Fox Business, Sessions, who is running for a Senate seat in Alabama, discussed revelations about Obama administration officials unmasking Flynn’s identity in
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[ad_1] Well, this sounds scary as sh*t!The Trump White House today announced plans for the Department of Health and the Department of Defense to team up and deliver a vaccine for the coronavirus. At least 14% of adults will refuse this vaccine. What will they do then? General Gustave Perna excitedly announced the partnership today.
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[ad_1] Senator Dan Sullivan (R-AK) wears a protective mask during a Senate Armed Services hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., May 7, 2020. (Kevin Dietsch/Pool via Reuters) Their culture-war status notwithstanding, masks are effective — and their widespread use makes government intervention less likely. In the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic, the surgeon
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[ad_1] A cardboard cutout of President Donald Trump wearing a mask at a protest over the stay-at-home orders during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease in Encinitas, Calif., April 19, 2020. (Mike Blake/Reuters) I really, really hope President Trump and Vice President Pence don’t contract the coronavirus. Trump certainty seems to be full of energy
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[ad_1] Facebook has shut down two of the Michigan shutdown protest groups. “Michiganders Against Excessive Quarantine” and “Michigan United for Liberty” were Facebook groups created as a result of the Michigan lockdowns. According to The Center Square, Facebook indicated that both groups were found to have “violated the platform[’s] Community Standards,” and were shut down.
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[ad_1] CNN knows you religious types who insist on going to church during the pandemic need a good talking down to. Your intransigence leaves Team Zucker no choice: you’re just going to have to endure an oped from Guthrie Graves-Fitzsimmons, a fellow with the Faith and Progressive Policy Initiative at the Center for American Progress.
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[ad_1] Education secretary Betsy DeVos delivers a policy address on Title IX enforcement at George Mason University, September 7, 2017. (Mike Theiler/Reuters) A headline from The Onion from a few years back: “ACLU Defends Nazis’ Right to Burn Down ACLU Headquarters.” This is comic hyperbole built on an underlying truth: The ACLU had principles and
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[ad_1] Carrie Baker writes: Ironically, conservatives who oppose the ERA are supporting draft registration for women. The director of foreign and defense policy studies at the conservative-leaning American Enterprise Institute (AEI), Kori Schake, testified in May to the Commission, “It’s insulting to suggest America’s mothers and wives and daughters couldn’t contribute. America’s daughters should be slotted
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[ad_1] Just as soon as the Christian organization Samaritan’s Purse came to the aid of overwhelmed New York City officials and sick residents struggling to combat the effects of COVID-19, New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson decided the diverse, “tolerant,” progressive city had enough of its assistance, due to its Christian foundation, and effectively kicked
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[ad_1] Four summers ago, I was fortunate to attend a walking tour of Krakow, the “city of saints,” led by George Weigel, who has a beautiful piece in the Wall Street Journal today, marking the centenary of Pope Saint John Paul II. Weigel shares the experience of Yelena Bonner, the “tough-minded wife of Soviet nuclear
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