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FBI Director James Comey has so much power now, J. Edgar Hoover would be jealous

Michael Goodwin, Each day, FBI Director Jim Comey goes to work in a federal building named for his most famous predecessor. Yet for all his storied accomplishments and sordid controversies, J. Edgar Hoover never matched the singular feat of Comey. Only Comey simultaneously investigated the top two presidential candidates during an election. Hillary Clinton and

Wasserman Schultz grills FBI chief over Russian hacking issue in closed-door meeting

The former chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee who was forced to step down last year over her own leaked emails grilled FBI Director James Comey Friday during a closed-door meeting on alleged Russian interference during the election, Fox News confirmed. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., served as chairwoman the for over five years but

Federal judge orders release of search warrant from Clinton email case

A federal judge on Monday ordered the release of the search warrant the FBI used to reopen their probe into Hillary Clinton’s private email server days before the November election. U.S. District Judge P. Kevin Castel ruled Monday morning that the public had a right to see the warrant, which he said was secretly filed

District Judge orders release by Tuesday of redacted materials of Clinton email probe

A U.S. judge on Monday ordered the unsealing of the application used to obtain a search warrant that allowed the FBI to gain access to emails related to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s private server before the Nov. 8 election. U.S. District Judge Kevin Castel in Manhattan directed the release by Tuesday of redacted materials

Facebook beware: The mainstream media have been faking news for decades

The mainstream media are suddenly concerned about “fake news.” It used to be that phony stories were easy to spot. They usually focused on space aliens or mysterious creatures found wandering deep in the woods. My personal favorite in this genre was a 1992 “story” in the supermarket tabloid Weekly World News that claimed the

Clinton reportedly tells fundraisers FBI Comey letters sank presidential bid

Hillary Clinton has purportedly offered a couple of private but candid explanations about why she lost her White House bid, telling high-dollar fundraisers Saturday that FBI announcements about a second probe into her emails from her time as secretary of state were too damaging. Clinton made the remark on a roughly 30-minute conference call with

The most poisonous, slanderous, hate-filled American election of all time is now History

Emmett Tyrrell,  Well, it is over! The most poisonous, slanderous, hate-filled American election of all time is now history, and the pity is that there is no historian living in this great Republic who is capable of doing it justice. At least, Donald Trump was entertaining and usually right. Moreover he has only been a

Donald wins: ‘Deplorables’ trump Clinton

Liz Peek,  Donald Trump shocked pundits (and many political experts) Wednesday by winning the presidency. But his followers weren’t shocked at all. They understood from the start the power of Trump’s message, and the anger of middle class Americans. Americans suffering from stagnant wages and lost jobs, who were the last to benefit from the

I Just Lost All Faith In Our Deeply Corrupt Legal System And In The Rule Of Law

Michael Snyder | End Of The American Dream Let us pray for an election miracle. The FBI just gave Hillary Clinton the biggest gift in the history of presidential politics. Two days before the election the FBI has announced that they are ending their investigation into Hillary Clinton’s mishandling of classified information. After reviewing the

FBI’s Comey says Clinton email review finished, guidance not to prosecute stands

FBI Director James Comey said Sunday that the agency has reviewed all of the Hillary Clinton emails recently discovered in an unrelated case and that his conclusion in July not to prosecute Clinton after the FBI’s original investigation into her use of private email server still stands. Comey informed Congress on Oct. 28 that the

FBI Comey, Says agency won’t recommend charges over New Clinton email Scandal

FBI Director James B. Comey notified key members of Congress Sunday afternoon that after reviewing all of the newly discovered Hillary Clinton emails the agency stands by its original findings against recommending charges. Comey wrote that investigators had worked “around the clock” to review all the emails found on a device used by former congressman Anthony

The Corruption of the Public Conversation

Suzanne Fields, The political conversation had been deteriorating long before Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump opened their remarkable slanging match. But in the past few weeks the campaign has hit rock bottom in both style and content. The nature in human nature is ultimately revealed in a long, grueling campaign season. Personality becomes dominant in