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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Oligarchs vs. the peasants

CRB: More justice, less crime

The new (Summer) issue of the Claremont Review of Books is in the mail. Thanks to our friends at the Claremont Institute, I have read the new issue in galley to select three pieces to be submitted for the consideration of Power Line readers. As always, wanting to do […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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From Deep Throat to Deep State?

Theory and practice of the administrative state

In this sixth and final episode of the RealClearPolitics podcasts on the administrative state , Anthony Mills Tony talks with the Claremont Institute’s John Marini about the origins of the administrative state and the current political scene. A professor of political science at the University of Nevada-Reno, Professor Marini […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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