Corruption

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Don Carrington reports for Carolina Journal Online on the role of politics in N.C. permits for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains how official statistics understate economic growth.
    Mitch Kokai, July 22, 2019
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    FCC taking closer look at dubious use of federal grants

    Chris White of the Daily Caller reports on a new investigation from the Federal Communications Commission. A commissioner with the Federal Communications Commission wants to know why two liberal nonprofit groups are using revenue from a federal program designed to give poor children internet access on various progressive…
    Mitch Kokai, July 11, 2019
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    Testimony from Mueller’s No. 2 could hurt Democrats more than Trump

    Margot Cleveland of the Federalist argues that a plan to take testimony from the No. 2 figure in the Mueller investigation could backfire on congressional Democrats. No doubt Democrats in the House sought Mueller’s testimony, and that of his staff, for one reason only: to paint Trump as…
    Mitch Kokai, July 9, 2019
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    Millionaire exposes food stamp loophole

    Todd Shepherd of the Washington Free Beacon highlights a recent demonstration of a disturbing food stamp loophole. A Minnesota man applied for and then received government food stamps for well over a year, even though he is a millionaire, in an effort to prove his belief that the…
    Mitch Kokai, June 21, 2019
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    Obama administration deleted evidence of immigration concerns

    Jason Hopkins of the Daily Caller details disturbing news about government transparency within the closing days of the Obama administration. The Obama administration deleted hundreds of speeches and statements on the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) website just hours before President Donald Trump officially entered office, according to…
    Mitch Kokai, June 14, 2019
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    McCarthy muses on Mueller probe lessons

    Andrew McCarthy of National Review Online testified before the U.S. House Intelligence Committee about lessons he learned from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. Volume I of the Mueller Report draws three principal conclusions: (a) the Putin regime perceived advantage in a Trump victory and conducted its operations accordingly;…
    Mitch Kokai, June 14, 2019
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    Spygate review to be ‘broad’ and ‘multifaceted’

    Chuck Ross of the Daily Caller reports on the attorney general’s review of surveillance involving President Trump’s election campaign. Attorney General William Barr’s review of surveillance against the Trump campaign is “broad in scope and multifaceted,” a Justice Department official told Congress on Monday. In a letter to…
    Mitch Kokai, June 12, 2019
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    Hanson decries FBI ‘tragedy’

    Victor Davis Hanson of National Review Online aims his latest missive at the FBI. One of the media and beltway orthodoxies we constantly hear is that just a few bad apples under James Comey at the FBI explain why so many FBI elites have been fired, resigned, reassigned,…
    Mitch Kokai, June 12, 2019