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Arnold Steinberg
Arnold Steinberg, a contributing editor to The American Spectator, is the author of WHIPLASH! From JFK to Donald Trump — A Political Odyssey. A political strategist with wide-ranging expertise, he has been involved in many aspects of public policy, and as a long-time volunteer in criminal justice reform.
by | Nov 14, 2017

A generation ago a leading criminal defense attorney retained me to test arguments. The defendant — his client — was a California legislator accused of several counts of “unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor.” In California this previously was called…

by | Nov 6, 2017

Anthony Weiner reports to federal prison today. He will serve about two years for helping elect Donald Trump. But that’s not the crime he was charged with. Recall that six weeks ago U.S. District Judge Denise Louise Cote had sentenced…

by | Oct 4, 2017

She has become “the poster girl for ruling-class progressive hatred and condescension toward working-class whites.” That’s how American Thinker editor and publisher, Thomas Lifson, the self-described “recovering academic,” portrays Hayley Geftman-Gold. Did Lifson read too much into Gold’s impulsiveness? I…

by | Sep 25, 2017

On June 20, 2010 Federal Judge Linda R. Reade of Iowa’s Northern District fined Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin $27 million and sentenced him to 27 years for supposed financial fraud. As I explain and emphasize later, the “fraud” itself was manufactured…

by | Aug 27, 2017

“As millions of people in TX and LA are preparing for the hurricane,” Sen. Chuck Schumer (NY), leader of the Senate Democrats, proclaimed in a series of Friday night tweets, “The President is using the cover of the storm to…

by | Aug 16, 2017

Steve Bannon is out. And all that has happened in — and since — Charlottesville has had paradoxical effects. It is not simply whether Bannon, who once had unfettered access to the Oval Office, is now banished from the White…

by | Aug 14, 2017

David Duke came into my life, sort of, two decades ago. Working in 1995 with three academics, Glynn Custred, Tom Wood and Larry Arnn, I put on the California ballot an amendment to the state constitution, to prohibit race (and…

by | Aug 9, 2017

Tonight I’m going to ask Norman Lear a question. The legendary creator of All in the Family and many other shows is speaking at Kozinski’s Favorite Flicks, a roughly monthly gathering of film buffs in Pasadena at the Appellate Courthouse…

by | Jul 25, 2017

More than two thousand libertarians attended the annual Freedom Fest conference last weekend in Las Vegas. Numerous speakers focused their criticism of the Trump Administration on one man — Attorney General Jeff Sessions. It wasn’t personal animus toward Jeff Sessions….

by | Jun 25, 2017

(Warning: Spoiler at the end.) Is the next vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court sooner or later? Liberals despair. Trump’s “progressive” critics, long champions of a strong presidency, notably Barack Obama’s robust executive power, are abruptly born-again skeptics. What’s to…

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