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Mr. Schiff’s Impeachment Opus

His overstatements reveal the weakness of the Democratic case.WSJ, By The Editorial Board, Dec. 3, 2019 7:16 pm ET Adam Schiff speaks in Washington, D.C, Dec. 3. Photo: brendan smialowski/Agence France-Presse/Getty ImagesThese columns warned that once ...

Biden, Burisma and the Obama Administration

Why didn’t White House lawyers manage the Ukraine conflict of interest? From WSJ: By James Freeman , Nov. 26, 2019 5:38 pm ET It is my understanding that on February 4, 2016, the Ukrainian Prosecutor General’s Office, under the direction of Prosecutor ...

Who Will Turn Over the 2016 Rocks?

The republic can survive the truth, but the FBI and CIA probably can’t. WSJ, By Holman W. Jenkins, Jr., Nov. 26, 2019 6:50 pm ET James Comey, former director of the FBI, speaks in Salzburg, Austria, June 21. Photo: Alex Kraus/Bloomberg NewsA forthcomin...

Wie sozialistische Diktaturen verharmlost werden

Verbrechen zum Vergessen – wie sozialistische Diktaturen verharmlost werdenDreissig Jahre nach dem Fall der Berliner Mauer sind sozialistische Ideen wieder populär. Das liegt auch daran, dass die Untaten sozialistischer Regime gerne verdrängt und versc...

Sondland’s Unimpeachable Offenses

Witnesses are providing more detail about what we already know. By The Editorial Board, WSJ, Nov. 20, 2019 7:09 pm ET Gordon Sondland speaks during a House Intelligence Committee impeachment inquiry hearing in Washington, D.C., Nov. 20. Photo: Al Drago...

The Impeachment Kangaroo

The Pelosi-Schiff impeachment shows what has gone so badly wrong with Washington. By Daniel Henninger, WSJ, Nov. 20, 2019 6:56 pm ET Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Kyiv, May 20. Photo: U.S. Embassy Kyiv UkrainePresident Trump took a moment f...

This Impeachment Subverts the Constitution

The impeachment power is quasi-judicial and differs fundamentally from Congress’s legislative authority. The Constitution assigns "the sole power of impeachment" to the House—the full chamber, which acts by majority vote, not by a press conference call...

Bill Barr ‘Gets’ Religion

The attorney general gives a speech on secularism, and the left goes bananas.WSJ, By William McGurn, Oct. 14, 2019 7:01 pm ET At Notre Dame, Bill Barr Takes on the SecularistsMain Street: During a speech at Notre Dame law school on October 11, 2019, A...

Whistleblowers and the Real Deep State

Civil servants too often forget they work for the people and seek to impose their own policy agendas. WSJ, By Kimberley A. Strassel, Oct. 11, 2019 6:23 pm ET Illustration: David Gothard.House Democrats are plowing ahead with an impeachment effort in...

Henry Kissinger: Warnung vor strategischem Schlafwandeln

Damit in Zukunft nicht Mächte wie China oder Russland über uns bestimmen, braucht es mehr als aussenpolitische Improvisation. Dazu ermahnen uns Henry Kissinger und zwei regierungserfahrene Autoren. Maximilian Terhalle 10.10.2019, 06:00 Uhr Der inzwisch...