Category Archives: Politics

FBI Director Comey Goes to the Hill

FBI Director James Comey went up to the Hill to answer Congressional inquiries about his stunning decision to lambaste Hillary Clinton over her mishandling of highly sensitive classified data, but then to refrain from recommending that she be criminally charged. … Continue reading

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Politics and the Law

After making an ironclad case for Hillary Clinton to be criminally charged for mishandling classified information, FBI Director James Comey announced he would not recommend that the Justice Department move to prosecute her. Comey offered the rationale that the FBI … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton Dodges Another Bullet, Comey Takes One

FBI Director James Comey presented a strong case for Hillary Clinton’s prosecution under 18 U.S.C. § 793 (f) which creates criminal liability for gross negligence in the mishandling of certain classified information related to the defense of the U.S. And … Continue reading

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The Veepstakes Etc.

Gingrich or Christie?   Newt Gingrich and Chris Christie are reportedly at the top of Donald Trump’s VP short list. The advantage Gingrich has is that he actually has a brain. Unfortunately, he only puts it to use about 50% … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton Measures the Drapes–but Maybe for Prison

It looks like Hillary Clinton’s chance of going to the Big House just got a lot better (or a lot worse) depending on how you look at it.   The uproar created by the “unplanned” meeting between Attorney General Loretta … Continue reading

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Quick Hits: Terror and Trade

While at the Aspen Ideas Festival, Secretary of State John Kerry says ISIS attacked Istanbul Airport because they are desperate and know they are losing. “If you are desperate and if you know you are losing, and you know you … Continue reading

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The Day (or Two) After Brexit

The sullen driver sits behind the wheel of his car while a policeman writes a ticket. In protest the driver points to the tree blocking his view of the Stop sign he just ran. He argues that no one was … Continue reading

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The Progressive Attack on the Bill of Rights Continues

When the U.S. Supreme Court held in Heller (2008) that the second amendment means exactly what it says, namely that the people have a constitutional right to bear arms, it provoked a howl of outrage from progressive quarters. The intensity … Continue reading

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Quick Hits 2

House Democrats, led by James Clyburn, seized the floor in a sit-down in violation of the rules to demand votes on proposed gun control legislation that is clearly unconstitutional. Similar legislation has already gone down to defeat in the Senate … Continue reading

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Brexit: Will They Stay or Will They Go?

By all accounts the polls are very tight—within the margin of error—on whether Britons will vote to exit the European Union (EU) come June 23. The uncertainty has financial markets on edge and the usual cast of grandees is weighing … Continue reading

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