Category Archives: National Security

Clinton’s promise fails again with N. Korea test months after UN called for more aid

While in the Oval Office, former president Bill Clinton applauded his diplomatic success with North Korea (Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea). In 1994 Mr. Clinton said, “The entire world will be safer.” Media filmed Clinton’s secretary of state Madeleine Albright … Continue reading

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SCOTUS returns Obama-era case to lower court; provides Trump relief on travel freeze

The Supreme Court of the United States seized the Monday news cycle as pundits and others analyzed decisions on a number of cases, two of them having to do with immigration matters. One case originally brought by the Obama administration … Continue reading

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Comey Day good for Trump, bad for Lynch

As former FBI director James Comey testified about Russia, President Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and President Barack Obama’s last attorney general Loretta Lynch, Trump probably felt like he had a good day. Lynch? Not so good. 

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Comey’s opening statement suggests media over-sell on Intel hearing

Former FBI director James Comey appeared to have found himself on murky ground politically during investigations of Hillary Clinton’s email servers and of allegations Russia interfered in the 2016 US presidential election. Whatever Comey did, one major party wasn’t going … Continue reading

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Approval and hysteria follow Comey firing as House IT, China, Russia, other scandals buried

As news crashed into the public sphere after President Donald Trump fired FBI director James Comey, cries of approval and hysteria resounded throughout the US. Comey, for those of us with solid memories, is no stranger to controversy. At present … Continue reading

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Florida tale: Well, I finally got ‘droned’

For years, I’ve been the butt of jokes because of my politics writings, along the lines of, “You gonna get droned one of these days.” Well, I finally got ‘droned’, but it wasn’t the federal government who did the deed. … Continue reading

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Hillary resurfaces, and so did more emails as Senate FBI oversight hearing commenced

Sen. Diane Feinstein (D-CA) may regret asking FBI director James Comey a loaded question during a Senate Judiciary hearing on oversight of the FBI on May 3. As Comey responded, the normally calm director actually showed some emotion. As the … Continue reading

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