by | Oct 4, 2019

In his telephone conversation with Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky, President Trump requested Ukraine’s help in getting “to the bottom of” the Russian collusion narrative and the role of CrowdStrike, a private computer security company, in propagating that story. Lost in…

by | Oct 2, 2019

Washington How is the Democrats’ impeachment inquiry going to turn out? Well, we have already been through the impeachment inquiry, though it was called by another name. It was called the collusion inquiry, and it turned out as most conservatives…

by | Sep 21, 2019

House Judiciary Committee (HJC) Chairman Jerry Nadler is on a fool’s errand if he thinks he can uncover persuasive evidence of criminal conduct by Donald Trump — the high crimes and misdemeanor necessary for the president’s impeachment — when the…

by | Sep 11, 2019

After World War II, the United States was promoting democracy and capitalism in the far reaches of the globe. The Soviet Union was imposing socialism everywhere it could, subjugating millions of people to misery. It was the first time in…

by | Aug 3, 2019

So, Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee (HJC), fresh off his committee’s disastrous session with Robert Mueller, has announced his intent to obtain access to the secret grand jury testimony taken during the Mueller investigation. It…

by | Jul 29, 2019

Shock and dismay is being expressed this week, in the aftermath of Robert Mueller’s stumbling and hesitant testimony before two committees of the House of Representatives. Is it possible that this paragon of virtue from the past was but a…

by | Jul 26, 2019

It is wrong — morally, theologically, ethically — to disrespect people who have gotten older and who, apparently as a result, have lost an edge. With age comes life experience that prompts the emergence of wisdom, even as it also…

by | Jul 25, 2019

Robert Mueller’s Wednesday testimony before the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees provided one piece of new information: now we know why he refused to take questions after his bizarre May 29 news conference. Indeed, the maundering and semi-coherent manner with…

by | Jul 24, 2019

What an unmitigated disaster. The nation watches a confused, halting Robert Mueller in what will be the saddest moment in an otherwise stellar career. But without question this Mueller performance clearly illustrated one very important reality. There is no way…

by | Jul 23, 2019

Tomorrow will be Groundhog Day for the media. In the eponymous 1993 comedy, a reporter assigned to cover the annual event finds himself stuck in a time loop, condemned to repeat the same day in a kind of Nietzschean eternal…

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