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August 1, 2018
WASHINGTON TIMES Jerry Boykin wasn't thrilled to see the Southern Poverty Law Center working with Amazon or Twitter, but he's far more alarmed about the left-leaning group's partnership with the FBI. "I think the FBI is making a terrible mistake by doing this, given the track record of the Southern Poverty Law Center," said Mr. Boykin, a retired lieutenant general and former deputy undersecretary of defense for intelligence, who now serves as executive vice president of the Family Research Council.... (more)


August 1, 2018
VICTOR DAVIS HANSON What is disturbing about the Mueller investigation is not per se that a special counsel is looking into charges of wrongdoing known as "collusion," but that he is indicting or leveraging suspects, amid a larger landscape of related perceived wrongdoers, who so far have not been subject to the same federal zeal.... (more)


August 1, 2018
BYRON YORK Nineteen-ninety-eight was a year of scandal in Washington. Independent counsel Kenneth Starr was investigating whether President Bill Clinton lied about a sexual affair with former intern Monica Lewinsky. The Clinton legal and public relations team furiously resisted Starr's probe, and the battle, which began with news of the affair in January, stretched through the spring, and into summer, and into fall.... (more)


August 1, 2018
NATIONAL REVIEW In a cease and desist letter sent to the city of Portland, Ore. Monday, Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) representatives accused the city's mayor of enabling the harassment of its officers by ordering police not to remove protestors camped outside of their office building.... (more)


August 1, 2018
NATIONAL REVIEW Hundreds of times I've been handed a program while walking into a play in New York City. Walking into an off-Broadway production the other night, I experienced a theater first: An usher handed me a copy of the U.S. Constitution.... (more)


July 31, 2018
ALAN KEYES A group of 11 House Republicans introduced five articles of impeachment against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein Wednesday evening. The impeachment articles accuse Rosenstein of intentionally withholding documents and information from Congress, failure to comply with congressional subpoenas and abuse of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA).... (more)


July 31, 2018
WORLDNETDAILY U.S. Rep Jim Jordan, a candidate to replace House Speaker Paul Ryan, is not backing down on his threat to impeach Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein for withholding documents subpoenaed by Congress in Robert Mueller's wide-ranging probe into "Russian collusion" in the 2016 election.... (more)


July 30, 2018
NEWSMAX After a big week, both announcing a candidacy to be the next speaker of the House and presenting articles of impeachment for Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, vowed to simplify the role of Congress to do "what they elected us to do."... (more)


July 30, 2018
ROBERT KNIGHT If Thomas Jefferson were to step out of a time machine at the University of Virginia, how would he react to the 21st-century version of his beloved creation? He'd probably be pleased at the college's growth and academic reputation. The campus remains one of the most beautiful in the world, reflecting much of his architectural plan. Jefferson designed the Rotunda, inspired by Rome's Pantheon. The mall and colonnade bespeak the intended permanence of his "Academical Village." Serpentine, one-brick-wide walls continue to delight visitors.... (more)


July 30, 2018
NUMBERS USA Americans who want immigration numbers reduced are in the majority, and they are being largely ignored by immigration policy negotiators in the U.S. House. That's the chief point of NumbersUSA's widespread advertising campaign that began around Christmas and has accelerated in June.... (more)


July 30, 2018
THE HILL Veteran journalist Dan Rather said on Friday that President Trump's false statements about and attacks on the media are "straight out of Orwell." The former longtime CBS News anchor told CNN's Don Lemon that Trump is "authoritarian" and wants people to believe that "the one and only truth comes from him."... (more)


July 30, 2018
PAUL BEDARD This week's Liberal Mainstream Scream features a little peek into the New York Times and why it brought on noted conservative columnist Bret Stephens from the Wall Street Journal. As he said on MSNBC Friday, "One of the Reasons I'm at the New York Times is I'm a Never-Trumper."... (more)


July 30, 2018
NEWSMAX On a battlefield, in outer space, on the frontier, at hearth and home, anywhere and everywhere, films have portrayed American self-determination and self-reliance, belief in God, religious freedom, democratic traditions, patriotism, strong families, and respect for forebears, personal bravery and loyalty, and justice and forgiveness. Newsmax selected these films as the Top 50 Movies Celebrating American Values to show what's good about our nation and our way of life.... (more)


July 29, 2018
WASHINGTON EXAMINER First lady Melania Trump is drawing attention to babies who face withdrawal after being exposed to opioids in the womb, even as health facilities are working to develop better ways to care for them and as significant research gaps remain.... (more)


July 29, 2018
WASHINGTON TIMES Fusion GPS, the impresario of the infamous Christopher Steele dossier, must undergo a deposition in a libel suit brought by a Russian entrepreneur, a federal judge ruled this week. Judge Ursula Ungaro also ordered Fusion, a Washington investigative firm, to turn over written communications with Mr. Steele, who accused the Trump campaign of an "extensive conspiracy" yet to be proven publicly.... (more)


July 29, 2018
NATIONAL REVIEW Twitter shares plummeted during Friday trading following release of the first quarterly earnings report since the company purged millions of fraudulent accounts from its platform. After gaining roughly 80 percent on the year -- and despite the company's having posted a profit of $134 million this quarter, its third consecutive quarter in the black -- Twitter stock fell by roughly 21 percent Friday. The decline appeared to be due to investor concerns about the social-media platform's stagnating user growth. Twitter's user count fell by 1 million to 355 million this quarter. The company reportedly began purging roughly 1 million accounts daily in an effort to facilitate conversational "health" on its platform.... (more)


July 29, 2018
WORLDNETDAILY Parkland tragedy survivor Kyle Kashuv has emerged as a role model for young conservatives across the country -- and it was never more evident than this week, when he helped plan the largest-ever high school conservative conference.... (more)


July 29, 2018
WASHINGTON TIMES The death count from a rapidly growing Northern California wildfire rose to five Saturday after two young children and their great-grandmother who had been unaccounted for were confirmed dead. "My babies are dead," Sherry Bledsoe said through tears after she and family members met with Shasta County sheriff's deputies. Bledsoe's two children, James Roberts, 5, and Emily Roberts, 4, were stranded with her grandmother Melody Bledsoe, 70, when fire swept through the rural area where they were staying Thursday.... (more)


July 28, 2018
WASHINGTON TIMES Former Florida governor Jeb Bush offered a rhetorical hat tip to one-time rival President Trump on Friday for the nation's surging economy. The man deemed "low-energy Jeb" on the 2016 campaign trail by Mr. Trump took to Twitter to marvel at America's high-octane economic growth -- 4.1 percent in the second quarter.... (more)


July 28, 2018
BYRON YORK There has been bitter debate about the release of a heavily-redacted version of the FBI's application for a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act warrant to wiretap onetime Trump foreign policy adviser Carter Page. The debate centers on whether the FBI gave the FISA court judges enough information to assess the anti-Trump motives of the people behind the Steele dossier.... (more)


July 28, 2018
WASHINGTON TIMES The Clinton campaign received a steady flow of briefings on its paid-for Christopher Steele dossier, whose unverified Trump-Russia collusion charges made their way into election news stories and Clinton talking points. The dossier emerged again as a Washington hot topic in recent days with the release of four FBI applications to a judge to spy on a Donald Trump volunteer. The petition's evidence to convince the judge was largely based on the dossier.... (more)


July 28, 2018
NATIONAL REVIEW The remains of some of the American troops killed in the Korean War are on a plane back to the U.S., President Trump announced on Friday. "At this moment a plane is carrying the remains of some great fallen heroes from America back from the Korean War," the president stated during a speech at the White House addressing the economy. "They're coming back to the United States."... (more)


July 28, 2018
WORLDNETDAILY The Obama administration gave $200,000 in taxpayer money to a group it knew to be an al-Qaida affiliate in Sudan, according to an investigation. The joint i24News-Middle East Forum probe found the U.S. Agency for International Development, USAID, gave $200,000 to the Khartoum-based Islamic Relief Agency, a designated global terrorist organization, reported i24News, the Israeli international news and current-affairs television channel located in Tel Aviv.... (more)


July 28, 2018
MICHAEL BARONE Sometimes a society's values change sharply with almost no one noticing, much less anticipating the consequences. In 1968, according to a Gallup survey, 70 percent of American adults said that a family of three or more children was "ideal"--about the same number as in Gallup surveys starting in 1938. That number helps explain the postwar baby boom that exploded after Americans were no longer constrained by depression and world war.... (more)


July 28, 2018
WASHINGTON TIMES Filmmaker John Sullivan has faced his share of obstacles in executive-producing his latest movie, "Gosnell: The Trial of America's Biggest Serial Killer." First came financing for the feature film, which recalls the barbaric practices of Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell. The issue was resolved by a record-breaking crowdfunding campaign in 2014 that netted north of $2.1 million via Indiegogo.... (more)