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Two more notes on the Comey memos

(Scott Johnson) Catching up with the Wall Street Journal yesterday, I found Saturday’s Journal editorial “Mr. Comey’s bad week.” The editorial focuses on the Comey memos that I posted together with my 10 notes on them. My notes overlap in part with the points made …

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Will Democrats be able to evade the impeachment issue this year?

(Paul Mirengoff) Left-wing billionaire Tom Steyer is on a mission — to have President Trump impeached. The Washington Times reports that he’s spending $40 million on his “Need To Impeach” roadshow, with advertising and town halls around the country. But Democratic congressional candidates aren’t enthusiastic …

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Is the Bible Overrated?

(John Hinderaker) GQ, which stands for Gentlemen’s Quarterly, ran a feature on “21 Books You Don’t Have to Read.” Number 12 is the Bible: The Holy Bible is rated very highly by all the people who supposedly live by it but who in actuality have …

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More Contemptible Behavior By Liberals

(John Hinderaker) We haven’t yet written about the fact that the Left is engaging in the despicable tactic of “demonstrating,” i.e. committing vandalism, at the home of Chris Cox of the National Rifle Association, and harassing his wife’s business. This report comes from the Associated …

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Chai, and media, alert

(Paul Mirengoff) Last night, I reported that, from what I’m hearing, Senate leadership is pushing to confirm Chai Feldblum as EEOC Commissioner this week. Feldblum, as we have discussed, is a left-wing radical who, among other things, formulated President Obama’s LBGT agenda. She thinks it’s …

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The Great Earth Day Yawn

(Steven Hayward) Wait—yesterday was Earth Day! I must have yawned right through it. Like most Americans, if you go by the surveys showing increasing public indifference toward environmentalism. I used to make a big deal out of Earth Day, pointing out for years that the …

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Fear and self-loathing on the campaign trail

(Paul Mirengoff) During the 2016 presidential race, we often heard about “dysfunction” within the Trump campaign. Indeed, this was a theme of mainstream media coverage. The Clinton campaign, by contrast, was portrayed as a smooth, if uninspiring, operation. Only after the election did we begin …

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The never-ending evasion

(Scott Johnson) I am sorry to repeat myself on the subject of Keith Ellison, but Ellison keeps repeating his lies. As vice chairman of the Democratic National Committee, he is a consequential national figure. In Minnesota, the Star Tribune sits in Ellison’s congressional district. It …

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Analyze this

(Scott Johnson) One of yesterday’s gabfests should have made news with its interview of House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (video below). On FOX News Channel’s Sunday Morning Futures show, host Maria Bartiromo quizzed Rep. Nunes about the Electronic Communication (“EC” in intelligence parlance) that …

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Chai alert

(Paul Mirengoff) Sen. Mike Lee has been fighting against the renomination of Chai Feldblum as EEOC Commissioner. Feldblum is the architect of President Obama’s radical LBGT agenda. She believes, among other things, that when religious liberty and sexual liberty conflict, sexual liberty should prevail in …

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