Corruption (page 9)

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    Punishing those responsible for the proposed ‘coup’

    Editors at the Boston Herald call for legal action aimed at those who tried to oust Donald Trump from the White House. That Justice Department officials were having discussions about ousting a sitting president should concern every American. It is simply astonishing that these actors allegedly held conversations…
    Mitch Kokai, February 18, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Don Carington reports for Carolina Journal Online that a national governors group warned the Cooper administration about extortion in the midst of negotiations over the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. John Tump’s Daily Journal warns against reading too much into a new legislative report on N.C. liquor sales.  …
    Mitch Kokai, February 15, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Don Carrington reports for Carolina Journal Online on whistleblower concerns surrounding Gov. Roy Cooper’s administration and the Atlantic Coast Pipeline controversy. John Hood’s Daily Journal reminds us that well-intended government programs can cause harm.
    Mitch Kokai, February 6, 2019
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    Senator Warren’s Idea of Capitalism

    Today’s editorial in the Wall Street Journal  (paywall) is to the point: Senator Elizabeth Warren wants to turn businesses into de facto public utilities. As an example of what would happen, the editorial looks at the PG&E utility bankruptcy fiasco and the cost to taxpayers.
    Kory Swanson, February 1, 2019
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    Nope, no voter fraud … if you ignore the latest evidence from Texas

    Margot Cleveland of the Federalist documents the latest evidence of voter fraud involving tens of thousands of illegal votes. On Friday, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that about 95,000 non-U.S. citizens had registered to vote in Texas and that nearly 58,000 of those individuals had voted in…
    Mitch Kokai, January 29, 2019
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    Legal scholar downplays significance of Stone indictment

    Jonathan Turley explains at USA Today why the Roger Stone indictment offers little to those seeking President Trump’s impeachment. The arrest of Roger Stone by Special Counsel Robert Mueller could not have been more dramatically presented. The pre-dawn raid of Stone’s house by a contingent of heavily armed,…
    Mitch Kokai, January 28, 2019
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    Washington Examiner praises VA reforms, N.C.’s Wilkie

    Editors at the Washington Examiner like what they’re seeing from a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs led by North Carolina’s Robert Wilkie. “Privatization,” we noted two years ago, “ is a classic scare-word among liberals.” We were pointing out that the Department of Veterans Affairs, after its disgraceful…
    Mitch Kokai, January 28, 2019
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    Hanson dissects Mueller’s ‘squirrel cage’

    Victor Davis Hanson of National Review Online explores special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into the Trump administration. He likens to a squirrel cage spinning round and round. Special counsel Robert Mueller recently indicted yet another peripheral character in his Trump probe, Russian attorney Natalia V. Veselnitskaya, for alleged…
    Mitch Kokai, January 23, 2019