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Save BIG on your favorite Dem gear

(John Hinderaker) That’s the email the Democratic Party sent out a few minutes ago. They are having a sale on “Dem gear,” which you can buy here. But who would want to? The products for sale at The Democrat Store are mostly…odd. This t-shirt says …

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D.C. anti-Trump rioters hide behind bogus free speech claims

(Paul Mirengoff) The Washington Post reports on the trial of six defendants who are charged with what the Post calls the “fiery, glass-shattering civil disturbance on President Trump’s Inauguration Day.” (“Fiery” as in setting fires). The trial began today. The Post story was written after …

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The Never Ending Climate Hustle

(Steven Hayward) The climatistas and their toadies in the media can’t stop scratching their heads and asking/demanding why conservatives/Republicans refuse to credit “the science” about climate change. Maybe because of articles like the one in the New York Times today, which makes clear that the …

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Next Up: Charlie Rose

(Steven Hayward) Geez—the updates of the next person to fall under the cloud of suspicion for sexual harassment may need to become an hourly affair instead of a daily affair. The Washington Post is reporting this afternoon that Charlie Rose has been accused of sexual harassment …

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Today in Sexual Harassment News

(Steven Hayward) While we await the inevitable cascade of additional accusations against Al Franken (because character is destiny, and Franken’s essential jerkiness is well-established by this point), we note today’s newest suspect: New York Times political reporter Glenn Thrush. Here’s part of a first hand account …

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Franken’s non-denial

(Paul Mirengoff) I always suspected there was more going on at the Minnesota State Fair than the livestock shows, butter sculptures, and other wholesome stuff described (at least until recently) in John’s report. Now I know. I know that Al Franken was grabbing women’s butts …

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Franken at the Fair

(Scott Johnson) A second woman has emerged to tell her tale of a too-close encounter with Minnesota Senator Al Franken. Her name is Lindsay Menz. Her too-close encounter took place at the Minnesota State Fair in 2010, after Franken took office in June 2009. MJ …

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“Out of control” violent crime in Baltimore takes the life of police officer

(Paul Mirengoff) Sean Suiter, an 18 year veteran of the Baltimore police force, joined its homicide unit two years ago to help combat the murder spree plaguing the city. Suiter thus bucked a trend. The Baltimore police force was shrinking due to the resignation of …

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Minnesota men at large

(Scott Johnson) In today’s Star Tribune Stephen Montemayor takes a look at recently unsealed FBI search warrants in ongoing Minnesota terrorism investigations. Here is the opening of his story: The former Edison High School theater student had changed his Facebook name to “Mujahid Ibrahim Abu …

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Trump vs. the administrative state (2)

(Scott Johnson) The Federalist Society held its 2017 National Lawyers Convention this past Thursday through Saturday. The topic of this year’s convention was Administrative Agencies and the Regulatory State. Most of the proceedings were streamed online and uploaded to YouTube. Senator Cotton gave the opening …

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