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[ad_1] Michael Flynn at the White House, February 1, 2017. (Carlos Barria/Reuters) The Flynn prosecution was a transparent attack on the rule of law. ‘There is no precedent that anybody can find for someone who has been charged with perjury just getting off scot-free,” former president Barack Obama reportedly told members of the Obama Alumni
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[ad_1] One week ago, a Sixth Circuit panel, in enjoining Kentucky governor Andy Beshear from enforcing pending appeal two COVID-19 social-distancing orders against a church’s drive-in religious services, allowed him to ban that church from offering in-person services. But this past Saturday, in an unpublished order published today as a precedential opinion, the panel also
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[ad_1] President Barack Obama listens to a question during his last press conference at the White House, January 18, 2017. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) A review of weekend news coverage and commentary shows that mainstream media have gone into full “Protect Obama” mode. Evidence released last week — including, but not limited to, House Intelligence Committee transcripts
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[ad_1] The U.S. Capitol, after Congress agreed to an economic stimulus package created in response to the economic fallout from the coronavirus in Washington, D.C., March 25, 2020 (Tom Brenner/Reuters) A group of 18 Republican state attorneys general on Monday called on congressional leaders to hold hearings on China’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic. In
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[ad_1] High-school athletes Selina Soule and Alanna Smith (Photo courtesy Alliance Defending Freedom) Attorneys representing three female high school track athletes in their effort to bar biological males from competing against them filed a motion on Saturday calling for the presiding judge to recuse himself after he forbid the attorneys from referring to the transgender
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[ad_1] German troops in Russia, 1941. (National Archives) The problem is greater than just a few moments of panic. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE E ighty years ago, on May 10, 1940, Winston Churchill took over as Britain’s prime minister and Hitler launched his attack on Holland, Belgium, and France. The Blitzkrieg, as it became known, was
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[ad_1] President Barack Obama, FBI director James Comey, and deputy attorney general Sally Yates in the Oval Office, June 13, 2016 (Carlos Barria/Reuters) Obama officials and FBI collaborated to invent the ‘Russian collusion’ narrative The FBI coordinated very closely with the Obama White House on the investigation of Michael Flynn, while the Obama Justice Department
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[ad_1] Michael Flynn arrives at a U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., December 1, 2017. (Reuters photo: Jonathan Ernst) The Justice Department’s dismissal of its case against Michael Flynn, President Trump’s former national security adviser, is a warning that countries who claim to follow the rule of law must constantly protect it. Last September, Flynn’s
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[ad_1] Governor Gavin Newsom speaks at the 2019 California Democratic Party State Convention in San Francisco, June 1, 2019. (Gage Skidmore) California Governor Gavin Newsom announced Friday that he had signed an executive order to mail ballots to the state’s 20.6 million registered voters, citing potential health risks due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. “There’s
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[ad_1] A pharmacy worker shows pills of hydroxychloroquine used to treat the coronavirus at the CHR Centre Hospitalier Regional de la Citadelle Hospital in Liege, Belgium, April 22, 2020. (Yves Herman/Reuters) Federal agency the Office of Special Counsel on Friday stayed the removal of a whistleblower who alleged he was fired over resistance to promote
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[ad_1] Former Vice President Joe Biden participates in a CNN townhall in Los Angeles, Calif., October 10, 2019. (Mike Blake/Reuters) Sufficient evidence that Joe Biden somehow mistreated Tara Reade has emerged for the double standard to become obvious. There aren’t a ton of synonyms for the word “hypocrisy.” I’ve become aware of this problem ever
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[ad_1] Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn departs U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., December 1, 2017. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) The Flynn case should never have been brought and was properly disposed of. Judgments and rules are two different things. Rules are, or should be, clear bright lines that can produce yes-or-no answers. Judgments are more
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[ad_1] Attorney General William Barr in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., April 1, 2019. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) Attorney General Bill Barr explained that the FBI did not conduct “a bonafide counterintelligence investigation” in the case that led former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn to plead guilty to federal investigators in
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[ad_1] Vice President Mike Pence arrives to speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Md., February 27, 2020. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) A staffer for Vice President Mike Pence has tested positive for coronavirus, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany announced Friday. Pence’s scheduled flight on Air Force Two to
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[ad_1] The Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., January 21, 2020. (Will Dunham/Reuters) Yesterday’s Supreme Court argument in the Little Sisters of the Poor case featured an impassioned statement by Justice Ginsburg about contraception. Several times during the argument, she claimed that the federal regulations offering religious freedom for the Little Sisters and others “tossed to
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[ad_1] Britain’s Secretary of State for Foreign affairs Dominic Raab speaks at 10 Downing Street in London during a daily news conference on the coronavirus outbreak, May 7, 2020. (Pippa Fowles/10 Downing Street/Handout via Reuters) As Brits enter the ‘next phase’ of lockdowns, it’s high time for more scrutiny. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE O n Thursday,
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[ad_1] Former First Lady Michelle Obama attends the Girls Opportunity Alliance program with Room to Read at the Can Giuoc high school in Long An Province, Vietnam, December 9, 2019. (Yen Duong/Reuters) Michelle Obama has had a blessed American life, but she’s all about her grievances in her Netflix documentary. There’s a curious joy deficit
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[ad_1] Senator Josh Hawley (R., Mo.) departs from a briefing on the coronavirus outbreak in China in Washington, D.C., January 24, 2020. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) Senator Josh Hawley (R., Mo.) is introducing a bill to remove the United States from the World Trade Organization, saying that the intergovernmental group “enabled the rise of China” at the
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[ad_1] Sen. Dianne Feinstein speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., October 4, 2018. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) Senator Dianne Feinstein (D., Calif.) on Thursday attacked former Joe Biden staffer Tara Reade, who alleges she was sexually assaulted by Biden in the spring of 1993. Feinstein said the allegations were “totally different” than those against Supreme
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[ad_1] Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks during a news conference at the U.S. District Attorney’s office in Washington, D.C. October 15, 2018. (Al Drago/Reuters) A spurious prosecutor futilely investigated four nobodies who did not commit the nonexistent crimes they were ridiculously accused of. Finally, three years coming, the Justice Department is showing a little
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