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The Ellison angle

The Ellison angle

Democrats and their media adjunct are stirring the pot about the alleged bigotry of prospective Trump White House advisor Steve Bannon, yet they are poised to name a long-time advocate of one of the leading racist and anti-Semitic organizations in the United States as chairman of their party. I’m […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Sentencing the “Minnesota men” (2)

Judge Davis has presided over the convictions of nine “Minnesota men” (Somali Minnesotans) who conspired to support ISIS and will now sentence then individually at hearings to be conducted today through Wednesday. He has scheduled three hearings a day in an ascending order of difficulty: three defendants who cooperated […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Cluelessness Runs Deep

Here in Minnesota, the GOP had a very good, and nearly a great, election. Hillary Clinton carried the state by a mere 1.5%, lending credence to the view that Minnesota will go Republican in 2020. Two Republican Congressional challengers fell short by heartbreakingly small margins, in the 1st and […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Freakout at Whitman College

Freakout at Whitman College

Whitman College President Kathleen Murray forwarded her message “to the campus community” to the parents of students who are paying the freight. I’m guessing that the parent who forwarded her message to us isn’t entirely thrilled to be paying for this particular lesson and is in need of a […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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From Ellison to Obama and back

From Ellison to Obama and back

Today’s New York Times reports that prospective Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer backs Minnesota Fifth District Rep. Keith Ellison for Democratic Party Chairman. In the wake of Clinton’s loss, the Democratic Party seems poised to move directly into the Axis of Sanders. I have previously argued here that Ellison […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Freakout at General Mills (2)

Glenn Reynolds posts an email with an important postscript to “Freakout at General Mills.” The email sent to Glenn by an InstaPundit reader elucidates the addressees of the message sent out by General Mills’s Orwellian Vice President for Global Inclusion to employees traumatized by the election of Donald Trump: […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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