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The clear legal facts about Michael Flynn versus William Barr’s jargon

This, in today’s New York Times, is a clear, legal dissection of Barr’s efforts to get Flynn’s case dismissed: “Bill Barr Twisted My Words in Dropping the Flynn Case. Here’s the Truth: The F.B.I.’s interview of Mr. Flynn was constitutional, … Continue reading

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Where did those “protest” rallies originate and who pays for them?

I have a dark thought. Today’s “protest” rallies — with the usual themes, flags, signs and carefully accoutered and masked “protesters” — don’t even pretend to be spontaneous applications of First Amendment* rights. (When people get together brandishing heavy weaponry, … Continue reading

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The Russians are coming. Again.

What are they trying to do this time? The same thing, with a twist: “Incite Racial Violence, Experts Say.” Russia’s lead intelligence agency, the S.V.R., has apparently gone beyond 2016 methods of interference, when operatives tried to stoke racial animosity … Continue reading

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