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James Comey Didn’t Sink Hillary. Hillary Sank Hillary

David Harsanyi, Hillary Clinton was back yesterday, taking “absolute personal responsibility” by blaming Russia, FBI Director James Comey and misogyny for her second presidential election loss. If the election had taken place on Oct. 27, Clinton maintained, she’d be president. Perhaps if we were to all live in a vacuum where the electorate ignored everything

Fast and Furious scandal: Suspected triggerman in border agent’s murder arrested

William Lajeunesse, Laura Prabucki,  The cartel member suspected of shooting and killing Border Patrol agent Brian Terry in 2010 with a gun supplied by the U.S. government was arrested in Mexico Wednesday, senior law enforcement, Border Patrol, and congressional sources told Fox News.  The suspect, Heraclio Osorio-Arellanes, was apprehended by a joint U.S.-Mexico law enforcement task

Obama’s IRS Chief Who Dodged Impeachment Continues Under Trump

Fred Lucas | Daily Signal, “If we saw more pressure from Congress, I think Koskinen would be gone” In the heart of tax season, Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen will address the National Press Club next Wednesday even as many members of Congress question why someone who dodged impeachment during the Obama administration continues

GOP Move to Expand Genetic Database Must Be Stopped

Bob Barr, Nothing is quite able to cause that sick-to-your-stomach feeling than that of losing your wallet. Beyond the frustration of losing cash or dealing with fraudulent credit card charges is the feeling of vulnerability knowing your driver’s license, and other deeply personal information is suddenly open to strangers who have no right to such

Conway brushes off McCain demand to prove wiretap claim or retract

White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway on Monday brushed off a demand by Sen. John McCain to either provide evidence of President Trump’s wiretapping claims or retract the allegation, saying the White House will wait until congressional committees release their own findings. “We will comment further after those findings are made clear,” Conway told “Fox &

Healthcare: White House vows plan will offer insurance to every American

The White House’s top economic adviser said Sunday that every American enrolled in ObamaCare will continue to have access to health insurance under the Republicans’ replacement plan, amid arguments that millions will lose their coverage. “We don’t think so,” White House Chief Economic Adviser Gary Cohn said on “Fox News Sunday,” when asked if many

West Virginia’s CON con

Colin McNickle, A battle royal has erupted in West Virginia. It pits free marketeers against monopolists. More precisely, it pits enlightened state lawmakers seeking to reduce barriers to better medical care against health care monopolists seeking to preserve market share at the expense of patients, particularly the poor. At the crux of the growing debate

Kucinich: I’m no fan of Trump’s but he’s got a point about wiretapping

Dennis Kucinich, President Trump’s assertion that his phones at Trump Tower were tapped last year has been treated as hilarious—and in some circles as beyond contempt. But I can vouch for the fact that extracurricular surveillance does occur, regardless of whether it is officially approved. I was wiretapped in 2011 after taking a phone call in my congressional

Chaffetz subpoenas ATF agents who skipped hearing on death of ICE officer

House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz issued subpoenas Thursday to two ATF agents after they failed to show at a hearing examining the 2011 murder of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent Jaime Zapata. “I’m tired of hearing from just [Justice Department] management, I want to hear from the people that actually are on the

Judge Andrew Napolitano: Congress Created a Monster

Judge Andrew Napolitano, Those of us who believe that the Constitution means what it says have been arguing since the late 1970s that congressional efforts to strengthen national security by weakening personal liberty are unconstitutional, un-American and ineffective. The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, which Congress passed in the aftermath of President Richard Nixon’s use of

Trump calls for congressional probe into possible wire tapping of his campaign

The White House on Sunday called for congressional investigations into the Obama administration potentially conspiring with Russia in the 2016 election cycle to defeat then-Republican nominee Donald Trump. “Reports concerning potentially politically motivated investigations immediately ahead of the 2016 election are very troubling,” White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said in the statement.   “President

2018 We Will Not Forget: The Clock is Ticking on GOP Congress #Negligence

Jeff Crouere, In early 2009, conservative activists starting meeting across the country to organize the first Tea Party rallies and express their opposition to the liberal agenda of President Barack Obama. Activists were most concerned about the biggest component of the President’s agenda: the socialized healthcare plan formally known as the Affordable Care Act, but