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Fallon hits bottom

(Scott Johnson) The fallacious Brian Fallon had a difficult job as Hillary Clinton’s campaign spokesman. I commented on his efforts several times during the course of the 2016 campaign. His previous communications work on behalf of Senator Schumer and the Obama Department of Justice under …

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Thoughts from the ammo line

(Scott Johnson) Ammo Grrrll is not talking about the classics when she recalls THE OLD BOOKS. She writes: As I have mentioned several times before, long ago in a galaxy far far away, I — like many a foolish youth before me — was a …

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Stumping Sanders

(Scott Johnson) I missed the town hall debate on tax reform held earlier this week in Washington between Senators Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz. Hosted by CNN, the debate may have been missed by many Power Line readers. The Daily Wire’s Robert Kraychik draws attention …

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Fredericka Wilson keeps digging

(Paul Mirengoff) Scott has posted General Kelly’s statement regarding President Trump’s condolence call to the Gold Star family of Sergeant La David Johnson, who was killed in Niger. Scott rightly says: “Given the highly personal nature of General Kelly’s statement and the accompanying emotion, it …

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The Uranium One Scandal Is Exploding

(John Hinderaker) The Russia/Obama/Clinton scandal that goes generally under the name of Uranium One is getting harder for the liberal press to cover up. I wrote about the exposé published by–surprisingly–The Hill here, and Paul added more here. The original story goes back to Peter …

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Bourgeois norms in black history, Robert Woodson’s take

(Paul Mirengoff) I wrote here about an op-ed by professors Amy Wax and Larry Alexander in which the authors praised America’s 1950s “bourgeois culture.” Though acknowledging the existence of “racial discrimination, limited sex roles, and pockets of anti-Semitism” in that culture, they insisted that the …

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How to Beat the Left

(John Hinderaker) As regular readers know, my day job is now running Center of the American Experiment, Minnesota’s conservative think and action tank. These days, we are fighting the far-left public school establishment, particularly in Edina, Minnesota. Edina was once one of the country’s top …

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General Kelly speaks

(Scott Johnson) General Kelly stepped forward on behalf of President Trump to address the hysteria fomented by Rep. Fredrica S. Wilson and her impressionable media friends regarding President Trump’s condolence call to the Gold Star family of Sergeant La David Johnson, one of the four …

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America’s Cultural Divide in One Sentence

(Steven Hayward) The Los Angeles Times has an article today about the damage feminist attorney Lisa Bloom (Gloria Allred’s daughter) has inflicted upon herself by representing Harvey Weinstein until it became impossible to do so. Not necessary to read the whole thing, but in the …

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The Comey conundrum

(Scott Johnson) Former FBI Director James Comey knows how to play the G-Man as a straight arrow on television, but he’s a cynical Washington operator in real life. His orchestration of the appointment of his friend Robert Mueller as special counsel to take down President …

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