National Politics

Joe Biden's smile.

WPRI’s headline writer should do some reading on Pravda.

By Justin Katz | June 18, 2021 |

This NewsNation Now article by Leland Vittert, running on WPRI’s website wouldn’t ordinarily have merited comment, but the headline is enough to make you involuntarily spit out your coffee:  “Putin praised Biden, experts say that could mean he’s rattled.”  The article reinforces the propagandistic character of the headline: “He is focused,” Putin said. “He understands…

"I Voted" sticker in a pile of leaves

The election question is coming down to “fraud or gross incompetence” in some places.

By Justin Katz | June 17, 2021 |

I was thinking earlier about how the news media is able to shift the narrative and mood of the country simply by virtue of the things that it chooses to report or not to report.  Very rare events when every small update to any related story is splashed across the media nationally.  On the other…

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Michigan is another area in which the dive into election fraud continues.

By Justin Katz | June 11, 2021 |

Sundance posts on The Conservative Treehouse about the quest of Michigan attorney Matthew DePerno to prompt an audit of Michigan’s election results: Matthew DePerno has been attempting to navigate lawsuits through the unfriendly court system in Michigan in an effort to expose electronic manipulation of the 2020 election that took place. The Michigan legislature do not…

Mail ballot envelope

If there was insignificant fraud, election audits would clear the air, wouldn’t they?

By Justin Katz | June 9, 2021 |

Curiously, for all the national news that makes its way into Rhode Island–based media, stories like this, from Paul Sperry of RealClearInvestigations, don’t seem to get much airing: When Fulton County, Ga., poll manager Suzi Voyles sorted through a large stack of mail-in ballots last November, she noticed an alarmingly odd pattern of uniformity in the markings…

The China Virus

Raimondo didn’t register for the Chinese Communists as they assessed American politics.

By Justin Katz | June 7, 2021 |

Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian’s Axios article on the efforts of a Chinese think tank connected with the Communist Party to analyze United States government at a more-fine level of detail than usual is more than a year old, but I hadn’t seen it: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo mentioned one of the reports in a Feb. 8 speech…

St. Basil Cathedral on Red Square

It’s strange how our national attitude toward other nations depends on the affections of our chief executive.

By Justin Katz | June 4, 2021 |

In precise Instapundit fashion, Ed Driscoll sums up a recent development in the United States’ foreign affairs posture with the subject, “And Just Like That, Russians Aren’t the Bad Guys Anymore“: … Ted Cruz notes, “[B]asically what Joe Biden has decided is pipelines in America, bad. Jobs in America, bad. Pipelines in Russia, good. Jobs in…

Orrin Hatch tweets Clarence Thomas clip

“I’ve never run from bullies. I never cry uncle. And I’m not going to cry uncle today, whether I want to be on the Supreme Court or not.”

By Justin Katz | May 31, 2021 |

Orrin Hatch reminds America of an inspiring moment from Clarence Thomas’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings in 1991 (via Instapundit): “I’d rather die than withdraw. If they’re going to kill me, they’re going to kill me.” One of the most important and iconic moments of Justice Thomas’s confirmation. It was a signal to the world that you…

Jake Angeli in the Capitol on Jan 6

So much has been made of this batch of Capitol “stormers” that new footage deserves attention.

By Justin Katz | May 25, 2021 |

It’s actually quite peculiar.  On and shortly after January 6, one was apt to see comments on social media and elsewhere from mainstreamers promoting the motley crew who, at least, had the best insurrection costumes.  I even remember hyperventilation about how the buffalo guy had left a threatening note for the vice president.  But it…

A shadowy man on the phone

The media’s trick is to make the persecution of the opposition seem ordinary.

By Justin Katz | May 23, 2021 |

Even as evidence of Biden corruption is ignored as if it’s non-news, we’re seeing stories like this, by Solange Reynder for Newsmax: Rudy Giuliani says half of the documents the ”unethical, corrupt” Justice Department seized Thursday in a federal raid of his Manhattan home and office involve his representation of former President Donald Trump. ”When I…

Joe Biden's smile.

It sure does seem like this kind of thing would be a bigger deal if Biden were Republican.

By Justin Katz | May 23, 2021 |

Hank Berrien reports for The Daily Wire: In an investigative piece published Thursday, the Daily Mail‘s Josh Boswell reports that former FBI Director Louis Freeh donated $100,000 to a private trust for Joe Biden’s grandchildren in 2016, when Biden still served as vice president, but during that same year he was soliciting Biden’s son Hunter and…

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