All lives matter

In the Damond shooting

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has turned over its file in the shooting of Justine Damond by Minneapolis Police Officer Mohamed Noor to Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman. (Digression: Freeman is the son of former Minnesota Governor and JFK Secretary of Agriculture Orville Freeman. On the desk I […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Friendship à la Menendez

Friendship à la Menendez

Democratic New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez stands revealed as a man of deeply flawed character in his ongoing trial on corruption charges. The charges derive from the use of his high office to serve his good friend and codefendant, Dr. Salomon Melgen. The government has already convicted Melgen on […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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WSJ: Russians tried hacking the RNC — but failed

Was it a hack or a leak? (3) [with comment by Paul]

Salon has a good column summarizing the argument presented by Patrick Lawrence in the Nation asserting that the alleged Russian hack of the DNC email was rather an inside job. It nicely complements our previous installments in this series. Author Danielle Ryan quotes the official DNC response to Lawrence’s […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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WSJ: Russians tried hacking the RNC — but failed

Was it a hack or a leak? (2)

Last week I noted Patrick Lawrence’s article on the the purported hack of the DNC email by the Russians in the run-up to last year’s election. Lawrence reported on the analysis presented by former intelligence officials who assert it was something else entirely. Lawrence’s article was posted under the […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Trump condemns

Trump condemns

Lest there be any doubt about his own views, President Trump has forcefully condemned the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville over the weekend. “To anyone who acted criminally in this weekend’s racist violence,” Trump said, “you will be held fully accountable. Justice will be delivered. As I said on […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Yesterday Charlottesville, Today Seattle

Did the police stand down?

On the scene in Charlottesville, New York Times reporter Sheryl Gay Stolberg noted on Twitter: ew York Times reporter Sheryl Gay Stolberg was on the scene yesterday. On Saturday she wrapped up her observations on Twitter: “The hard left seemed as hate-filled as alt-right. I saw club-wielding ‘antifa’ beating […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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