LIZ SHELD’S MORNING BRIEF: Trump’s a Racist, Gov’t Shut Down and Much, Much More.
Freedom House has rolled out its annual report on human rights. The findings are grim: Democracy is under assault and in retreat around the globe, a crisis that has intensified as America’s democratic standards erode at an accelerating pace, according to Freedom in the World 2018, the latest edition of the annual report on political […]
The church has been accused of using dirty tactics to punish those who speak out against their practices. The post Is the Church of Scientology Co-Opting the #MeToo Movement to Punish Defectors? appeared first on RedState.
(Scott Johnson) Former FBI Director James Comey has been a public figure for a long time, but we are only now really getting to know him. It is difficult to fathom the depth of his self-regard. He is deeply imbued with the sense of his own righteousness. Show More Summary
Said Bryan Garner, who has an upcoming book, "Nino and Me: My Unusual Friendship with Justice Antonin Scalia." Garner coauthored books with Scalia: "Making Your Case: The Art of Persuading Judges" and "Reading Law: The Interpretation...Show More Summary
Or "crack like an egg"? The post Will Bannon get revenge in House intel testimony today? appeared first on Hot Air.
THE INDIA EFFECT: What Celebrity Big Brother Can Teach Us About Gender Politics.
COULD DOUBLING THE BLACK VOTE FOR GOP BE TRUMP’S MOST VIP TRIUMPH? Hasn’t happened yet, but Niger Ennis of the Congress On Racial Equality (CORE) and Shelby Steele of the Hoover Institution see a growing unease among Democrats and liberal civil rights activists that Trump is heading in that direction. And if it happens, Dems […]
GRATITUDE: Syrian army vows to eject US troops. The official told SANA that the Assad-aligned Syrian Arab Army would thwart the “conspiracy, end the presence of the US, its agents and tools in Syria, establish full control over the entire Syrian territory and preserve the country’s sovereignty.” The US maintains some 2,000 troops in Syria […]
JOHN EASTMAN: Supreme Court should reverse the 9th Circuit’s flawed deference to administrative state. Encino Motorcars demonstrates the pervasive effects of repeated abdications to the administrative state. An agency is capable of upending...Show More Summary
SHARK JUMPED: Ashleigh Banfield Blasts Aziz Ansari’s Accuser: ‘You Have Chiseled Away’ at the #MeToo Movement. Shockingly, hashtags and social media mobs aren’t calibrated to produce justice.
Days after a government official in Hawaii accidentally issued a missile alert, a broadcaster in Japan appears to have done the same thing.
Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon and former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski will appear on Capitol Hill Tuesday to testify before the House Intelligence Committee on the Russia probe.
CAITLIN FLANAGAN ON AZIZ ANSARI: “What she felt afterward—rejected yet another time, by yet another man—was regret. And what she and the writer who told her story created was 3,000 words of revenge porn.”
BYRON YORK: Trump dossier probes now include possible State Department involvement.
PERSONNEL IS POLICY: There Are 633 Key Administration Positions. Trump Hasn’t Appointed Nominees for 252 of Them. “In many cases, that means career government employees from the Obama administration are filling the mid-level positions on an interim basis.” Trump has no nominee for 252 of the 633 key positions requiring Senate confirmation, according to the […]
Prohibition in the United States began on January 16, 1920: here’s some history, contemporaneous newsreels, the women who tried to telepathically influence the vote, Abraham Lincoln and Milton Friedman. The Forgotten History Of How Automakers...Show More Summary