Corruption

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    Podcasts worth listening to this week

    Some great conversations made my time in the car much better this week Steven Teles is one of the most insightful people writing about conservatism and government, from the Federalist Society to the kludgy way government has evolved. He’s a liberal working with libertarians at the Niskanen…
    Joseph Coletti, April 19, 2018
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    Comey’s similarities with Clinton

    Joseph Wulfsohn writes for the Federalist that former FBI Director James Comey shares key traits with former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. Comey became a polarizing figure specifically because of his handling of the Clinton investigation. Republicans were outraged when he let her off the hook during that…
    Mitch Kokai, April 17, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Carolina Journal Online features an interview with George Mason law school professor Frank Buckley about his most recent book. It contends the U.S. Constitution was designed as an anti-corruption tool. John Trump’s Daily Journal begins a new series highlighting questionable decisions involving governments across North Carolina.
    Mitch Kokai, April 13, 2018
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    The McCabe firing and embarrassing partisans

    David French of National Review Online takes aim at professional partisans’ reaction to the firing of FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe. For those who have memories that last longer than nine minutes, you probably remember a time — let’s call it “last Tuesday” — when the battle lines…
    Mitch Kokai, March 21, 2018
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    York asks: Who engaged in collusion?

    Byron York of the Washington Examiner probes recent developments in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of supposed Russian “collusion.” Trump-Russia special counsel Robert Mueller is authorized to investigate “any links and/or coordination between the Russian government and individuals associated with the campaign of President Donald Trump.” The popular…
    Mitch Kokai, March 20, 2018
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    You helped foot the bill for Hillary’s Indian trip

    Brent Scher of the Washington Free Beacon details taxpayers’ contribution to the latest foreign travels of Hillary Clinton. Hillary Clinton’s private passage to India is costing American taxpayers at least $22,000, according to publicly disclosed federal contract information. Clinton attracted media attention during her trip for saying during…
    Mitch Kokai, March 20, 2018
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    McCarthy takes aim at Mueller probe

    Recent John Locke Foundation speaker Andrew McCarthy explains at National Review Online how special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation has deviated from accepted standards. These columns have many times observed Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s failure to set limits on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. To trigger the…
    Mitch Kokai, March 19, 2018
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    Columnist sees signs of a larger scandal than Watergate

    Roger Simon explains at PJMedia.com why he believes a high-profile dismissal Friday could mark just the start of a historic shakeup. Friday’s firing of FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, based on a report from the Office of Professional Responsibility, is only the beginning…
    Mitch Kokai, March 19, 2018