Thursday, July 28, 2016

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US politics, American politics, elections
QUID PRO QUO? Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump has an interesting theory as to why the U.S. Department of Justice is refusing to indict Hillary Clinton - the presumed Democratic presidential nominee and (former?) frontrunner in the November general election. According...
NO "MALICIOUS INTENT" SAVED CLINTON ... NOT OTHERS There's a great post from our friends at Zero Hedge exposing the utter hypocrisy of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the aftermath of its charade-probe of Hillary Clinton. In case you...
SCALES OF JUSTICE "FOREVER TILTED" Perhaps the biggest story of the 2016 presidential election just broke ... presumed Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton will not be prosecuted by federal authorities in connection with her email scandal. (To read our coverage of the big...
FBI: "NO CHARGES ARE APPROPRIATE" Just in time for the quadrennial presidential conventions this summer, presumed Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has been cleared of wrongdoing by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in its probe of her private email server. Well...
POLICY TO BE "PHASED IN" OVER NEXT YEAR The Pentagon has lifted its ban on transgender personnel serving openly in the military - forbidding U.S. soldiers from being "involuntarily separated, discharged or denied reenlistment" on the basis of their sexual identity. The...
ADMINISTRATION ALSO LIED TO PUBLIC, STONEWALLED INVESTIGATION INTO 2012 TERRORIST ATTACK ... The administration of U.S. president Barack Obama - including then-secretary of state Hillary Clinton - failed to take the necessary steps to protect American lives during a 2012...
SOUTH CAROLINA GOVERNOR HEADS BACK TO THE BELTWAY ... S.C. governor Nikki Haley's national star is fading fast ... and for that matter, so is her influence back home. Haley bet big on the candidacy of establishment "Republican" savior Marco Rubio...
SUPERHERO CARTOONS FOR PAKISTANI KIDS ... The federal government wants to spend $1.25 million on a superhero cartoon series that will teach young people in Pakistan to eschew terrorism ... and embrace the virtues of "living a healthy, drug-free lifestyle." "This...
"INTANGIBLE QUALITIES" OUTWEIGH DANGERS OF DISCRIMINATION, ACCORDING TO LIBERAL MAJORITY OF JUSTICES ... Racism is the law of the land.  Officially. By a 4-3 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the right of taxpayer-subsidized entities to discriminate on the basis...
GOTTA START SOMEPLACE ... There's a great article in this week's editions of The Daily Signal - the official media mouthpiece of the Heritage Foundation - detailing a modest break in the federal government's inflexible views on civil asset forfeiture. What is civil asset forfeiture?...
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