by | Jun 17, 2019

Last Wednesday the intelligence community launched its first attack on Attorney General William Barr’s investigation into its illegal acts and abuses of power during the 2016 election. In a New York Times article entitled “Justice Department Seeks to Question CIA in its…

by | Jun 4, 2019

In my capacity as a certified, government-inspected old coot, I have taken particular interest in the bubbling excitement over the 75th anniversary of D-Day. It takes me back — not to D-Day itself, when I was in knee pants, but…

by | Jun 3, 2019

If you are bewildered by the weird antipathy with which Democrats and the media regard Attorney General William Barr, consider a passage from the Nobel Prize acceptance speech delivered by Polish dissident Czesław Miłosz in 1980: “In a room where…

by | Jun 3, 2019

“Crossfire Hurricane” — the melodramatic code name for the FBI/CIA spy operation on candidate Trump and his early presidency — was run for the FBI by then-FBI Director James Comey, his deputy Andrew McCabe, Special Agent Peter Strzok, and a…

by | Jun 1, 2019

In his muddled, obfuscatory farewell remarks, Special Counsel Robert Mueller strongly suggested that, although he and his cohort of Hillary Clinton acolytes had reached no conclusion as to whether President Trump had obstructed justice, Congress should address that question by…

by | May 27, 2019

When Nancy Pelosi decided to appease the impeachment hawks in her caucus by accusing President Trump of engaging in a cover-up, the media responded with undisguised glee. The New York Times, for example, ran a story that essentially congratulated the…

by | May 12, 2019

Washington Can Attorney General William Barr thumb his nose at Congress and get away with it? Can the nation’s top lawman refuse to honor a House Judiciary Committee subpoena for an unredacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report and…

by | May 8, 2019

What do you call a country where the police and the intelligence agencies spy on an opposition party? Russia? Because that’s what we’ve become, and the question is what should be done about it. For the last two years the…

by | May 6, 2019

Last week was a bit of an historical moment in American politics, though perhaps not in the way those exhibiting a spectacle for the ages on Capitol Hill intended it to be. Specifically, on Wednesday Attorney General William Barr was…

by | May 5, 2019

The Democrats’ latest scam (of many) is to threaten to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress. Will the heavens fall? Be still my heart. But wait. Is this even a threat? Considering recent events, what sensible person…

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