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Alan Dershowitz: Antifa is “trying to tear down America”

I don’t know how, I don’t know when, but Dershowitz is going to end up on Trump’s staff eventually, probably in the stable of lawyers doing Russiagate defense work. Trump can’t have failed to notice that he’s on Fox and CNN regularly defending the president …

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Dakota Access Pipeline developer sues Greenpeace over ‘eco-terrorist’ campaign

Energy Transfer Partners, the developer behind the Dakota Access Pipeline, has sued Greenpeace and several other groups for what it calls a ‘campaigns of misinformation.” ETP argues in the lawsuit filed Tuesday that environmental groups are running a racket designed to raise money by emotionalizing …

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Today’s hot topics: Media’s worst-week obsession, the never-ending campaign story, celebrity mob actions, aaaand …

Today on The Ed Morrissey Show (4 pm ET), we have another great lineup for the news of the day! The show will be streamed on Hot Air’s Facebook page and embedded here and on the show page for those who are not on Facebook. (If …

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Missouri state senator who wished for Trump’s assassination removed from all committee assignments

Maria Chappelle-Nadal is the Missouri state senator who wrote “I hope Trump is assassinated!” on social media last Thursday. Ed wrote about the story Friday and, at the time, there were calls for Chappelle-Nadal to resign. She still hasn’t resigned but she has been removed …

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That new federal anti-leaking program is really… something

President Trump has made it clear for a while now that he’s fed up with leaks coming from inside his administration. Under the covers (at least to a certain degree) there’s been a program underway to discourage federal workers from airing their dirty laundry to …

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Taliban answers: The jihad is still on, you know

In last night’s speech, Donald Trump pledged to keep up the fight in Afghanistan until the day when “it will be possible to have a political settlement that includes elements of the Taliban.” Today … is not that day, apparently. Within hours of Trump’s speech, the …

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Washington Post perspective: Liberals should stop being free speech absolutists

The Washington Post published a piece today offering a perspective on free speech by history professor Jennifer Delton. I’ve read this piece twice now and I’m still not sure I follow it. Partly because it seems to be on both sides of the issue and partly …

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Report: Trump advisors want amnesty for DREAMers as part of larger immigration package

Does this even qualify as news? Trump’s already signaled his support for DREAMers by refusing to rescind Obama’s DACA amnesty and he’s said publicly that he’d like a comprehensive immigration bill if possible. Of course DREAMers would be a key part of that. So what’s …

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Actually, that Afghanistan speech left some major, unanswered questions

I’ll confess that I didn’t catch Trump’s speech on Afghanistan last night, being in the midst of a a 13.5 hour drive back from the eclipse totality zone in Tennessee. I wound up having to watch it this morning, and I’m sorry to say that …

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Which will Trump choose in Phoenix: Party unity or “Chemtrail Kelli”?

When Donald Trump arrives in Phoenix, he has a key choice to make that could have implications for his legislative agenda. Does he continue to embrace Kelli Ward, the challenger to incumbent Jeff Flake, who has been attacked by Mitch McConnell’s PAC as “Chemtrail Kelli”? …

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