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September 10, 2018
WASHINGTON TIMES Fusion GPS founder Glenn R. Simpson pushed a conspiracy theory to the Justice Department that posited Donald Trump maintained a computer server in 2016 directly linked to the Kremlin-connected Alfa Bank in Moscow, according to government notes obtained by The Washington Times.... (more)


September 10, 2018
WASHINGTON TIMES FBI Agent Peter Strzok conspired with his in-house lover to leak anti-Trump stories to the media in the spring of 2017 when he headed the Russia probe into the Trump campaign, a congressman said on Monday. Rep. Mark Meadows, North Carolina Republican, sent a letter to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein saying a House task force had just received a new shipment of Justice Department documents... (more)


September 10, 2018
NATIONAL REVIEW Former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos was sentenced Friday to 14 days in jail after pleading guilty in October to misleading federal investigators. Prosecutors argued that Papadopoulos, who as part of his sentence must also pay a $9,500 fine and perform community service, withheld information that was "material" to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election, though Trump and his allies have cast the former aide as a low-level "coffee boy" with no real influence or access to the candidate.... (more)


September 10, 2018
WORLDNETDAILY When former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced his office's prosecution of Christians who were protesting outside an abortion business, he insisted America is "not a nation where you can choose your point of view."... (more)


September 8, 2018
JUDI CALER 2018 proved to be a horrible legislative year for the Article V convention lobby. It measures its success by the number of State Legislatures it cajoles into passing applications asking Congress to call a constitutional convention (con-con) pursuant to Article V of the U.S. Constitution.... (more)


September 8, 2018
STUDY FINDS For some, it's the best four years of their lives. For others, it's a period of constant struggle, whether academically, socially, or both. College brings about new experiences and challenges for young adults that can be difficult to adapt to and overcome, so perhaps it's no surprise that a new study reports high rates of stress and mental health conditions among students.... (more)


September 8, 2018
WIRED.COM Apple prides itself on prioritizing user security and privacy. It counts the iOS and Mac App Stores, where customers can download an array of trusted, vetted software, as cornerstones of that initiative. But while the approach does minimize situations where users get tricked into downloading something nasty on the open web, malware inevitably slips through. In this case, that appears to include one of the most popular offerings in the Mac App Store.... (more)


September 8, 2018
NEWSMAX A 2006 letter from a top Vatican official confirms that the Holy See received information in 2000 about the sexual misconduct of now-resigned cardinal in the United States, lending credibility to bombshell accusations of cover-up at the highest echelons of the Catholic Church.... (more)


September 6, 2018
WES VERNON Public commentary on John McCain's death cries out for balance. The senator whose departure from this planet left behind six or seven days of unremitting and un-contradicted public praise that -- on TV seemingly deemed him as worthy of the highest level of sainthood. Granted caution, decent respect for the plus side of his legacy cannot be ignored. And it wasn't.... (more)


September 6, 2018
VICTOR DAVIS HANSON Using funerals for political purposes has a long, but not distinguished, tradition. In 44 B.C. eulogist Mark Antony claimed to Roman mourners that he came to bury Caesar. But his speech created a frenzy and ended up ensuring a death warrant for the once "honorable" Brutus. In contrast, aside from the commemoration of the dead, Americans mostly have seen funerals as solemn reminders of how frail and transitory life is for all of us, and how our shared fates should unite even the bitterest of enemies.... (more)


September 6, 2018
PATRICK J. BUCHANAN The campaign to overturn the 2016 election and bring down President Trump shifted into high gear this week. Inspiration came Saturday morning from the altar of the National Cathedral where our establishment came to pay homage to John McCain.... (more)


September 6, 2018
NEWSMAX Senate Democrats embarrassed their party with their actions during Judge Brett Kavanaugh's first day of confirmation hearings, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Wednesday, but she did not find that surprising.... (more)


September 6, 2018
NATIONAL REVIEW Judge Brett Kavanaugh faced his first full day of questioning from members of Congress on many controversial issues as his confirmation hearings continued on Wednesday. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D., Calif.) peppered the Supreme Court nominee with questions about his stance on the 1973 landmark abortion-rights case Roe vs. Wade, which Kavanaugh has described as "settled law."... (more)


September 6, 2018
WASHINGTON TIMES President Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh voted 93 percent of the time with his colleague Judge Merrick Garland, who President Obama unsuccessfully nominated to the Supreme Court in 2016, when they both heard cases together on a federal appeals court in D.C.... (more)


September 6, 2018
NEWSMAX Jerome Corsi, author and investigative writer, has been served papers to appear before the Mueller grand jury in Washington this Friday to answer questions about his longtime Trump confidante Roger Stone, according to a report in The New York Times.... (more)


September 6, 2018
ART MOORE Shortly after executives from Facebook and Twitter testified Wednesday before the Senate Intelligence Committee, the Justice Department announced a meeting with state attorneys general to discuss "growing concern" about censorship by social-media platforms, suggesting they are violating antitrust laws.... (more)


September 6, 2018
NEW YORK POST On a day when its chief operating officer was on Capitol Hill this morning getting a grilling from DC lawmakers, Facebook is also the focus of a newly released Pew Research Center study that's chock-a-block with negative trends for the beleaguered social giant.... (more)


September 6, 2018
JOSEPH FARAH If Dinesh D'Souza went to jail for a trivial campaign finance violation that might have warranted a small fine, what should the Federal Elections Commission do about Google and Facebook? According to research led by Robert Epstein, a Harvard Ph.D. in psychology, in conjunction with the apolitical, nonpartisan American Institute of Behavioral Research and Technology, Google and Facebook are in a position to swing 12 million votes in the 2018 midterm elections due to their overwhelming pro-Democrat bias demonstrated in their virtual monopoly dominance of search and social media platforms. Does that scare you like it scares me?... (more)


September 6, 2018
BOB UNRUH The former dean of Harvard's Medical School is warning that Brown University's failed handling of a controversial study on gender dysphoria poses a threat to academic freedom. Jeffrey S. Flier contended in a commentary in the Quillette that social pressure on the university is influencing its conclusions about the research.... (more)


September 6, 2018
NEWSMAX The Mexican man charged with abducting and killing an Iowa college student was known for years on the dairy farm where he worked by another name: John Budd. The alias has emerged as Cristhian Bahena Rivera's employer, a cattle operation owned by a prominent Republican family, faces questions over whether its managers were aware of any warning signs that he was in the country illegally.... (more)


September 6, 2018
NEWSMAX Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz's birth mother was a violent criminal and his half-sister is behind bars for attempted murder of a police officer, The Miami Herald reported Wednesday. Up until recently, the history of Cruz's birth family was sealed by statute, but now it could be used to keep him off Florida's Death Row for allegedly killing 17 students and teachers when he opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in February.... (more)


September 5, 2018
WASHINGTON TIMES Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh sat through seven hours of shrill protests and Democratic warnings that he represented a legal apocalypse if confirmed to the Supreme Court -- then tried to defuse those complaints, promising Tuesday to be a careful judge and "team player" with the other justices.... (more)


September 5, 2018
NATIONAL REVIEW Americans are divided on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as the first day of his confirmation hearing begins on Tuesday. A slight plurality, 40 percent, say the Senate should confirm President Trump's nominee to replace former Justice Anthony Kennedy, while 36 percent think he should be denied a seat on the court, according to a Gallup poll that was released on Tuesday and that was taken from August 20 to 26.... (more)


September 5, 2018
NEWSMAX Republican ex-Sen. Jon Kyl has been picked to fill the late Sen. John McCain's seat in the upper chamber. Kyl, 76, was the second highest ranking Republican in the Senate when he retired in 2013 after serving three terms.... (more)


September 5, 2018
NEWSMAX Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he won't seek a third term in 2019. Emanuel said Tuesday that being mayor "has been the job of a lifetime but it's not a job for a lifetime." The Chicago Tribune says he had already raised more than $10 million for another run for a four-year term.... (more)