Category Archives: Rule of Law

CIA veterans who monitored crackdowns abroad see troubling parallels in Trump’s handling of protests

Greg Miller of the Washington Post – The scenes have been disturbingly familiar to CIA analysts accustomed to monitoring scenes of societal unraveling abroad — the massing of protesters, the ensuing crackdowns and the awkwardly staged displays of strength by … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, China, Controversial, Donald Trump, Rule of Law, Thought-Provoking Analysis

America in Crisis

Oliver Darcy and Brian Stelter of CNN – What do you write on a day like this? How can the day be neatly summed up in a string of sentences and paragraphs? How can the pain, agony, frustration and fear … Continue reading

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CNN’s Jake Tapper: President Trump’s firing of inspectors general creates ‘a world where watchdogs are replaced with lapdogs’

Jake Tapper, CNN Anchor and Chief Washington Correspondent – To end Sunday’s “State of the Union” on CNN, anchor Jake Tapper took a few moments to address President Donald Trump’s firings of inspectors general. Below is a full transcript of … Continue reading

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A member of an armed group detaining migrants at the border has been arrested by the FBI

Taking the law into their own hands… from Dakin Andone and Artemis Moshtaghian of CNN – The FBI on Saturday arrested Larry Mitchell Hopkins, a member of an armed militia that had detained hundreds of migrants at the Mexico-New Mexico … Continue reading

Posted in Border control, Mexico, Rule of Law, United States

5 Scenarios For How Mueller’s Investigation Could End

By Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux in FiveThirtyEight – Trump is implicated in some form of coordination with Russia to interfere with the 2016 election. Trump is implicated in obstruction of justice. Trump isn’t accused of wrongdoing, but someone close to him is. … Continue reading

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