Category Archives: Crime

Despite political adversity, ‘The Promise’ film survives to recount Armenian genocide

The Armenian genocide, unlike other mass killings of a targeted people, is one of the best kept secrets in history. Academics don’t dwell on it if they mention it at all in history classes. While putting the past behind us … Continue reading

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Why is Congress ignoring House IT investigation with Capitol Police in lead?

The House Oversight & Government Reform Committee hasn’t faced a barrage of questions about an investigation with national security implications. Media have largely ignored the investigation. Making things even more questionable is the fact the criminal probe is being conducted … Continue reading

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Conviction of ICE deportation officer for bribes and corruption raises questions about past policy

The story probably won’t lead the news cycle, but the recent conviction of Arnaldo Echevarria, 38, on federal charges raises questions about policies in place before the election of President Donald Trump. I expressed concerns about corruption in US Immigration … Continue reading

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As Trump targeted, media contradict their own tales on government spying

Now that we know someone in government spied on President Donald Trump and his staff, left of center media are aghast. Not at the egregious violation of the Fourth Amendment. No. Media are running headers chastising Trump for demanding the … Continue reading

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Upending media, another journalist becomes story in arrest for Jewish threats

Social media has been abuzz with debate about threats to Jewish centers, and bad actors on both sides of the aisle made it personal. Now that an arrest has been made in the case, the journalist who is the alleged … Continue reading

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Crime victims long ignored find validation in Trump’s address to Congress

President Donald Trump’s address to Congress on Tuesday was, by most accounts, very effective. Trump stayed on topic, refraining from veering into campaign mode we have become accustomed to since former President Barack Obama took office. The most memorable moment … Continue reading

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Amid political assault, OC college student figuratively gagged by biased instructor

Imagine sitting in a college classroom and hearing an instructor bash the US president you voted for as the product of an “act of terrorism.” Then imagine that same instructor, in the vein of Chairman Mao, telling students who supported … Continue reading

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