Corruption (page 2)

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    Williamson critiques FBI’s ‘corrupt cops’

    Kevin Williamson of National Review Online highlights recent disturbing revelations about the federal government’s most well-known law enforcement agency. The FBI’s actions in the Trump matter were outrageous, with agents going so far as to alter documents included as part of the FISA warrant process. Focus in on…
    Mitch Kokai, December 13, 2019
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    Obama, the Russians, and American elections

    David Marcus of the Federalist turns the clock back seven years to add context to a current-day controversy. Hot microphones are a hell of a thing. In 2012, speaking with Dmitry Medvedev, who was then president of our great rival Russia, President Obama said, “After my election I…
    Mitch Kokai, December 12, 2019
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    A failed response to the Cold War’s end

    Abe Greenwald‘s Commentary cover story documents America’s disappointing response to the once-celebrated “end of history.” The United States is entangled in foreign intrigue to an extent not seen since the Cold War. This might seem like an odd development for a country whose two leading political parties…
    Mitch Kokai, December 2, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Brooke Conrad reports for Carolina Journal Online on federal rules that could stifle North Carolina’s growing hemp industry. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains how a new report about the Atlantic Coast Pipeline reveals abuse of power by Gov. Roy Cooper’s administration.
    Mitch Kokai, November 25, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Rick Henderson reports for Carolina Journal Online about the latest developments in the dispute over N.C. Atlantic Coast Pipeline permits. Andy Taylor’s Daily Journal contends that conservatives might need a dose of 1970s-era challenges to refine their arguments.
    Mitch Kokai, November 22, 2019
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    Why Hillary might need to run again

    Now that Hillary Clinton is in no position to pay back political donors, it appears donors are less interested in giving her money. Andrew Stiles explains in a Washington Free Beacon report. The Clinton Foundation reported a loss of more than $16 million in 2018, according to newly…
    Mitch Kokai, November 20, 2019
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    Exploring the ‘Epstein didn’t kill himself’ meme

    It’s hard to look at social media these days without seeing some reference to the sentence “Epstein didn’t kill himself.” Michael Brendan Dougherty of National Review Online explores the ubiquitous meme. Signs saying “Epstein Didn’t Kill Himself” are springing up on highway overpasses. Popular podcast host Joe Rogan…
    Mitch Kokai, November 15, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Don Carrington reports for Carolina Journal Online on insurance giant Aetna’s claim that N.C. regulators manipulated a Medicaid contracting process to ensure a win for Blue Cross N.C. Kristen Blair’s Daily Journal argues that it’s time to end the political polarization surrounding school choice.
    Mitch Kokai, October 24, 2019