Okay, okay. 47 years of (literally) unblemished happiness might be a much for even for the happiest among us. Maybe. I’m more depressed about the Instathing. My guess is, though, that the Glenn Man was reading the press accounts. Pro-lifers strike another blow to abortion rights! We’re obsessing about our hang-ups while we leave Ted Kennedy to fight the war. But that silly post is depressing beyond anything Insta…back to the morning papers and TV reports. It is depressing that more people can’t look at this bill for what it is. This was a commonsense kinda thing, as I said last night. Teachers shouldn’t be able to take your kid to get an abortion (and worse…). A lot of reasonable people can agree there–I think many would if they got a straighter story. .
Despite the sprawl of Justice Department inspector general Michael Horowitz’s 568-page report on the Clinton-emails investigation, there is precious little discussion of the most important issue: The Justice Department and FBI’s rationale for declining to prosecute Hillary Clinton. I believe this is ... Read More
Review the Clinton email scandal, the Steele dossier, the insertion of at least one FBI informant into the Trump campaign, the misleading of the FISA court by FBI and DOJ officials intent on monitoring U.S. citizens, and, now, the inspector general’s report. There emerges a common denominator: the surety by all ... Read More
Earlier today I wrote a piece on the homepage asking Congress to step up, to end family separation at the border. The Republicans aren’t going to agree to anything that restores “catch and release.” The Democrats won’t agree to anything that leverages the plight of children to other ... Read More
The Southern Poverty Law Center has reached a settlement with liberal Islamic reformer Maajid Nawaz and his organization, the Quilliam Foundation, for wrongly including them on its now-defunct list of “anti-Muslim extremists.” The SPLC announced Monday that it has agreed to pay Nawaz and Quilliam $3.375 ... Read More
The illegal-immigration issue has always been one fraught with politicking. We always hear the same refrain from both sides: that people are suffering and living in the shadows; that we must find a solution for them as well as a way to solidify our border security. And yet nothing ever gets done. The ... Read More