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Time to Break Up The FBI?
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Time to Break Up The FBI?
May 18, 2020

Such a reform would not end every abuse of federal law enforcement, and all these agencies would need to be kept on a short leash for the sake of civil liberties.

New House Documents Sow Further Doubt That Russia Hacked the DNC
May 11, 2020

House Intelligence Committee documents released Thursday reveal that the committee was told two and half years ago that the FBI had no concrete evidence that Russia hacked Democratic National Committee computers to filch the DNC emails published by WikiLeaks in July 2016.

New House Documents Sow Further Doubt That Russia Hacked the DNC
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Why America’s Military Capabilities Are Failing
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Why America’s Military Capabilities Are Failing
September 12, 2019

The big money is being made not in Government-service, but in the private-sector side of the revolving door between Government-service and the private sector.

Mueller Time is Finally Over
April 23, 2019

When it comes to the Mueller report, believing there are still more questions than answers means refusing to accept the answers. With the release of the redacted report, #MuellerTime is now over.

Mueller Time is Finally Over
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Foisting Blame for Cyber-hacking on Russia
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Foisting Blame for Cyber-hacking on Russia
July 3, 2017

Cyber-criminal efforts to hack into U.S. government databases are epidemic, but this ugly reality is now being exploited to foist blame on Russia and fuel the New Cold War hysteria, reports Gareth Porter.

James Comey Is Losing His Game With Another Non-News Leak
May 18, 2017

This is a short follow up on yesterday's false news stories topped with a Comey leak.

James Comey Is Losing His Game With Another Non-News Leak
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This Is James Comey’s Revenge
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This Is James Comey’s Revenge
May 18, 2017

Donald Trump in many ways is the inverse of James Comey. Trump was a tycoon, first of real estate and then of himself, who came to embody the glittery excesses of the 1980s before breaking out of his Sherman McCoy milieu and winning the presidency, elected because voters believed he was bad enough to do some good. Comey was the incorruptible lawman, the one with the descriptor “Boy Scout” next to his name in all the stylebooks, who took pride in hovering above politics only to be dragged down into the partisan muck. And here we thought Chuck Schumer would give the president headaches; in retrospect, these two seemed predestined to clash.

It Was Inevitable That Trump Would Fire James Comey
May 11, 2017

It was probably inevitable that Donald Trump would fire FBI Director James B. Comey. The surprising thing may be not that Trump terminated him today, but that Trump waited as long as he did. Comey has repeatedly displayed lamentably bad judgment. The question that those outside of Washington may wonder about is whether anyone can shoot straight in this town. Institution after institution has come into disrepute because of bungling by top government officials. Comey’s missteps are not an aberration, but part of a broader pattern in Washington.

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