Archive for June 2017

Holman Jenkins in Yesterday’s WSJ: Expect a Coverup

Holman Jenkins writes in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal that Russia did indeed intervene in the 2016 presidential election, but not for the purpose you might think. Moscow was not trying to sway the election to a particular candidate, though I believe that Russia would have preferred Hillary to Trump. Hillary would have continued her “reset…

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Injustice fueled by hysteria on campus

It’s actually worse than this: On Campus, Rape Accusations Treated at “Guilty Until Proved Innocent. Imagine that you’re a young man in college, eager to get the education you’ve been told your whole life was necessary for any degree of success. Then, there’s a knock on your dorm room door. It turns out that a…

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Trump supporters teach Starbucks a lesson

Powerline Blog: Woman goes into Starbucks wearing a Trump t-shirt; barista’s taunt and mock her; next day 50 Trump supporters stage a peaceful sit-in decked out in full Trump regalia. Here’s the thing Starbucks baristas…Democrat strategy of insulting voters hasn’t worked out too well; A strategy of insulting your customers isn’t going to work any…

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CNN producer admits that Russia/Trump narrative is bullshit

Project Veritas has released a video of CNN Producer John Bonifield who was caught on hidden-camera admitting that there is no proof to CNN’s Russia narrative. “I mean, it’s mostly bullshit right now,” Bonifield says. “Like, we don’t have any giant proof.” He confirms that the driving factor at CNN is ratings: “It’s a business,…

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Justice Thomas’s Dissent in Trump Travel Ban Case

Justice Thomas, joined by Justices Alito and Gorsuch, dissented to that part of the Supreme Court’s order lifting the lower courts preliminary injunction on Trump’s travel ban executive order but then imposing an exception big enough for a terrorist to drive a truck bomb through it. Here is the full opinion, the majority opinion occupies…

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Politics is not bean bag — oh for sure it’s not bean bag

The New York Post is reporting the “dirty dossier” on Donald Trump, which has never been verified and is in all likelihood a complete fabrication by a Democrat opposition research firm known as Fusion GPS, has been stonewalling congressional investigators trying to learn more about its connections to the Democratic Party. The salacious and scatological accusations…

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