Editor’s Opinions

The Mueller Report Is Released Amid Loud Fake News Media Grumbling

The Mueller Report Is Released Amid Loud Fake News Media Grumbling

Commentary Thursday was a busy day in Washington, D.C. Attorney General William Barr held an intensely anticipated press conference on the release of the Mueller Special Counsel’s report to both Congress and the American public ...
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Is the Mueller Report the Son of the Steele Dossier?

Is the Mueller Report the Son of the Steele Dossier?

Commentary Hesitant about working my way through the Mueller report, I found myself gratified to hear Rep. Devin Nunes’s assessment of the thing. According to Nunes, there is only one item of relevance in the ...
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Elizabeth Warren Demands Trump’s Impeachment in Wake of Mueller Report

Elizabeth Warren Demands Trump’s Impeachment in Wake of Mueller Report

In the wake of the Mueller report's release, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D–Mass.) has called for starting impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. In a Friday afternoon Twitter thread, the senator and 2020 presidential contender laid ...
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What Was Obama’s Role in the Trump Investigations?

What Was Obama’s Role in the Trump Investigations?

Commentary Now that special counsel Robert Mueller’s report has been published, we have a definite answer to the question of whether President Donald Trump colluded with Russia. There are many questions that remain, however, about ...
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Harvey Weinstein Is Terrible. Calling Him a Sex Trafficker Is Absurd

Harvey Weinstein Is Terrible. Calling Him a Sex Trafficker Is Absurd

According to a vast array of evidence, movie producer Harvey Weinstein is not a good man. After all, dozens of women have accused him of abuses ranging from pressuring women into sexual activity in exchange ...
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Andrew Yang: The Capitalist Candidate Championing a Universal Basic Income

Andrew Yang: The Capitalist Candidate Championing a Universal Basic Income

Andrew Yang wants you to know: he's not a socialist. The businessman is among the crowded field of 2020 Democratic presidential contenders and is campaigning almost solely on a universal basic income (UBI) proposal. Nicknamed ...
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'Unplanned' Movie Producers at Fault for So Few Reviews? The Bias Against the Movie Is Real

'Unplanned' Movie Producers at Fault for So Few Reviews? The Bias Against the Movie Is Real

Two weeks ago, Brent Bozell and I noted The Washington Post failed to offer a review of the pro-life movie Unplanned -- except for a "Common Sense Media" review for parents. It was pointed out ...
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New Federal Immigration Guidance Says Stoners Lack ‘Good Moral Character’

New Federal Immigration Guidance Says Stoners Lack ‘Good Moral Character’

Today the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) agency, which processes citizenship applications and is part of the Department of Homeland Security, released a policy alert saying that consuming state-legal marijuana could still be grounds ...
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Simon Abundance Index Launch on Monday at the Cato Institute

Simon Abundance Index Launch on Monday at the Cato Institute

The Limits to Growth in 1972 featured calculations of "exponential reserve index" for important nonrenewable resources that assumed exponential growth rates in consumption while multiplying known reserves of each resource fivefold. After crunching the numbers, ...
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The Mueller Report Vindicates Bill Barr

The Mueller Report Vindicates Bill Barr

Attorney General William Barr (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) emocrats and their media partners owe Bill Barr an apology. He won’t get one, it goes without saying. Just to recap, the attorney general was accused of misrepresenting Mueller’s ...
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Maggie Haberman Thinks It’s Weird For The White House To Play ‘Edelweiss’

Maggie Haberman Thinks It’s Weird For The White House To Play ‘Edelweiss’

Yesterday was not a good day for the mainstream media. The Robert Mueller report left journalists associated with outlets like CNN, the Washington Post, and the New York Times reeling for a hook that would ...
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Kooky Matthews, Bulwark Editor Lobby Hardcore for Dems to Impeach Trump Like in Law and Order

Kooky Matthews, Bulwark Editor Lobby Hardcore for Dems to Impeach Trump Like in Law and Order

MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews took on an apocalyptic tone in the first half of Thursday’s show hours after the release of the redacted Mueller report and at least one panelist embraced it. In the ...
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The Mueller Report’s Release Was a Model of Transparency

The Mueller Report’s Release Was a Model of Transparency

Attorney General William Barr and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein arrives to speak at a news conference to discuss Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, April 18, 2019. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) ear Congress: “No collusion. “No obstruction ...
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Police Review Boards May Create the Problems They Were Designed to Solve

Police Review Boards May Create the Problems They Were Designed to Solve

| Posted: Apr 19, 2019 3:44 PM The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com. Community trust is crucial to effective policing, so it’s imperative that officers ...
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It’s Problematic to Accuse Ancestry’s Interracial Ad of Whitewashing Slavery

It’s Problematic to Accuse Ancestry’s Interracial Ad of Whitewashing Slavery

To ignore the countless slaves who were victims of rape would be a travesty. To say that Ancestry is doing that very thing with their latest slavery-era ad is reaching. Ancestry is a popular genealogy ...
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CNN Can’t Do The Mueller Report Math

CNN Can’t Do The Mueller Report Math

If there’s one thing we’ve learned in the Internet age, it’s that journalists make a lot of mistakes. (Believe me, I’ve made my share of boneheaded ones.) But there are a few areas where journalistic ...
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Carter Page Is Mr. Clean

Carter Page Is Mr. Clean

Carter Page in Moscow, Russia, December 12, 2016 (Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters) owever implausible it may seem now, there was a time when Carter Page was treated like a dangerous character. So much so that Special Counsel ...
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The Abortion Divide Shows a Fight Growing Ever More Bitter

The Abortion Divide Shows a Fight Growing Ever More Bitter

Frontline: The Abortion Divide. PBS. Tuesday, April 23, 10 p.m. In 1983, in its first season, Frontline aired The Abortion Clinic, documentarian Mark Obenhaus' matter-of-fact chronicle of daily life (or, depending on your view, the ...
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New York Times: Trump and Barr Remind Reporters of Nixon, Impeachment

New York Times: Trump and Barr Remind Reporters of Nixon, Impeachment

The New York Times Friday edition was chock-full of post-Mueller report coverage emphasizing President Trump’s attempts to hinder an investigation into what amounted to no underlying crime, while glossing over his vindication from criminal charges ...
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Designated Terrorists: The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps

Designated Terrorists: The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps

Commentary For more than 30 years, U.S. presidents have known that Iran was a state sponsor of terrorism. U.S. officials frequently spoke about how Iran hosted al-Qaida operatives, permitting them to move money and fighters ...
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US Is Slowly Becoming More Pro-Life and Planned Parenthood Is Terrified

US Is Slowly Becoming More Pro-Life and Planned Parenthood Is Terrified

Commentary Abortion has been a controversial issue in America for decades, but based on a plethora of statistics, evidence, and legislation, I think it’s safe to say Americans are slowing shifting their views and beginning ...
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Why Is a Wholesome Organization Like the Girl Scouts Promoting Abortion?

Why Is a Wholesome Organization Like the Girl Scouts Promoting Abortion?

Commentary In 2018, Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona highlighted teenager Meghna Gopalan for her volunteer work on “reproductive health justice”—a term that encompasses, and is often a synonym for, access to abortion. As part of ...
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Barr’s Strategy for Dealing with Mueller and Rosenstein

Barr’s Strategy for Dealing with Mueller and Rosenstein

Did Attorney General William Barr have a strategy for dealing with Robert Mueller and Rod Rosenstein? He worked with both of them for months, versus just firing them the first day he took office, so ...
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Tawdriness Is Not a High Crime

Tawdriness Is Not a High Crime

White House counsel Don McGahn sits behind President Donald Trump during a meeting at the White House, June 21, 2018. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) mpeachment? Nah. Not gonna happen. What possible basis for impeachment could there be? ...
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Thanks to Spygate, Trump Can Purge Corruption In One Swoop

Thanks to Spygate, Trump Can Purge Corruption In One Swoop

Commentary The United States is witnessing history, as a corrupt network of “deep state” career officials has been actively working against President Donald Trump and the interests of the American people. During the 2016 elections, ...
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In Defense of Trump Obstructing Justice (When There’s No Underlying Crime)

In Defense of Trump Obstructing Justice (When There’s No Underlying Crime)

I haven't read the Mueller report and I don't plan to any time soon. I don't feel like I would gain much by sifting through what's already been widely acknowledged to be 400-plus pages of ...
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CNN's Vinograd Slams Mueller Report as 'a Gift to the Government of Russia'

CNN's Vinograd Slams Mueller Report as 'a Gift to the Government of Russia'

As part of a six-person, unanimously anti-Trump panel on CNN’s The Situation Room Thursday, CNN National Security Analyst and Obama administration alum Samantha Vinograd proclaimed that the Mueller report “is a gift to the government ...
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‘Devilish Sense of Humor:’ ‘Hail Satan?’ Documentary Premieres on Good Friday

‘Devilish Sense of Humor:’ ‘Hail Satan?’ Documentary Premieres on Good Friday

In an effort to stick it religious conservatives, Magnolia Pictures is premiering their new documentary on the Satanic Temple, Hail Satan? in Los Angeles on Good Friday. Hail Satan? chronicles the Satanic Temple members’ fight ...
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California’s Sanctuary Laws Survive Another Trump Challenge

California’s Sanctuary Laws Survive Another Trump Challenge

California can keep all its sanctuary cities and limit local both law enforcement cooperation and private employer cooperation with immigration officials, ruled a panel of federal circuit judges. The Department of Justice has been challenging ...
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Lefty Journalists, Climate Activists to ‘Transform’ Global Warming Coverage

Lefty Journalists, Climate Activists to ‘Transform’ Global Warming Coverage

Columbia Journalism School wants “a new playbook” for journalism in a “1.5 degree world” because “we believe the news business must also transform.” So they’ve handpicked a selection of global warming alarmists and far-left media ...
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Is Nationwide Marijuana Legalization Just Around the Corner? [VIDEO]

Is Nationwide Marijuana Legalization Just Around the Corner? [VIDEO]

It's hard to be pessimistic about marijuana legalization these days. Recreational cannabis is legal in 10 states and decriminalized in another 14. Virtually all presidential candidates, including Trump, favor letting states decide the legal status ...
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CBS Poll: 65 Percent of Americans Support Legalizing Weed

CBS Poll: 65 Percent of Americans Support Legalizing Weed

Just in time for 4/20, a CBS News poll shows that Americans increasingly support legalizing marijuana. The April 9-14 poll of 1,010 adults, 65 percent of whom said they support legalization, is roughly in line ...
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New NAFTA Would Boost U.S. Economy, but Fewer Cars Would Be Built Here

New NAFTA Would Boost U.S. Economy, but Fewer Cars Would Be Built Here

An independent analysis of President Donald Trump's ballyhooed rewrite of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) projects that the new three-way trade deal would provide a boost to the U.S. economy but would result ...
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