Corruption (page 6)

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    Biden’s memory fails him on Obama-era scandals

    Jim Treacher of focuses on the latest “malarkey” emanating from the former vice president. It’s the notion that the Obama administration enjoyed “not one single whisper of scandal.” If you’re gonna tell a lie, make it a big one. Make it so astonishing, so blatant, that you…
    Mitch Kokai, April 29, 2019
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    A take on Watergate that might sound familiar to Trump fans

    John Marini challenges conventional wisdom about the Watergate scandal in the latest issue of Hillsdale College’s Imprimis. The political and intellectual elites of both parties came quickly to agree that executive abuse of power under Nixon posed a threat to democracy, and that Nixon’s removal was required to…
    Mitch Kokai, April 26, 2019
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    CJ reports: Audit finds TransPark finances open to corruption; former director running for Congress

    Don Carrington reports for Carolina Journal: A scathing report from N.C. State Auditor Beth Wood released Wednesday, April 24, found the accounting methods used by the N.C. Global TransPark Authority were so bad that “fraud could occur and go undetected.” The executive director of the GTP during…
    Anna Manning, April 25, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Don Carrington reports for Carolina Journal Online on a new audit raising questions about N.C. Global TransPark finances. John Trump’s Daily Journal explains why parents might choose sacrifice and inconvenience to help their childredn succeed in school.
    Mitch Kokai, April 25, 2019
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    Congress, not counsel, should probe president

    Charles Cooke of National Review Online highlights one lesson from special counsel Robert Mueller’s recently concluded investigation of President Trump. That lesson should apply to the next presidential scandal. Whenever the next one comes, Americans must demand sweeping changes to the way in which it is handled. More…
    Mitch Kokai, April 24, 2019
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    Progressives’ latest good-for-thee, not-for-me moment

    Andrew Kerr of the Daily Caller highlights the latest negative news about congressional progressives. House progressives are violating congressional rules by using a dark money group to help accomplish their caucus’s legislative goals, experts told The Daily Caller News Foundation. The leaders of the 97-member Congressional Progressive Caucus…
    Mitch Kokai, April 23, 2019
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    Real evidence of Russian collusion

    Daniel Ashman writes for the American Thinker about a new book that documents actual American collusion with Russians. Numerous examples are provided in a soon to be released book, Judgment in Moscow, by the heroic Soviet dissident, Vladimir Bukovsky. He makes use of extensive first hand documents that…
    Mitch Kokai, April 22, 2019
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    How 2019 could be like 1969

    World events from the failed Arab Spring to the elections of 2016 “should have mugged” conservatives to question the post-War “secular-liberal-technocratic consensus,” says New York Post Op-Ed Editor Sohrab Ahmari. In his First Things review of Max Boot’s memoir The Corrosion of Conservatism: Why I Left the Right, Ahmari sees parallels…
    Joseph Coletti, April 10, 2019