abuse of power

January 6 committee

Jan. 6 panel urges Trump prosecution with criminal referral – Associated Press

The House Jan. 6 committee urged the Justice Department on Monday to bring criminal charges against Donald Trump for the violent 2021 Capitol insurrection, calling for accountability for the former president and “a time of reflection and reckoning.” After one of the most exhaustive and aggressive congressional probes in memory, the panel’s seven Democrats and

Patrick J. Buchanan

Opinion: How, When, Do We Come Together Again? – Patrick Buchanan

When 30 FBI agents showed up at Mar-a-Lago to cart off boxes of documents, it was an authorized, legitimate and justified procedure to retrieve national security secrets being illegally kept there. Or it was an unprecedented regime raid on the home and office of the foremost political rival of President Joe Biden that called to


Trump tirade on ‘racist’ DAs echoes other racist tropes

Looking out at a sea of faces at a Texas fairground, most of them white, former President Donald Trump seethed about his legal troubles and blamed them on malicious prosecutors. “These prosecutors are vicious, horrible people. They’re racists and they’re very sick, they’re mentally sick,” Trump said, before warning his audience: “In reality, they’re not


Opinion: We Are Becoming a Banana Republic – Inside Sources

Every once in a while something happens that brings everything into perspective. For me, it was Newt Gingrich’s recent interview on Fox News in which he said that if Republicans win a majority in Congress in the next election, the people who have participated in the January 6th investigation will go to jail. We have

Arizona State Legislature

Arizona lawmakers look to curb government’s emergency powers

Arizona Republicans are looking to curtail the government’s emergency powers, which they say were abused by elected officials from the governor on down in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Their ideas range from eliminating the power to shutter businesses or churches to requiring legislative approval for emergencies lasting longer than 120 days. Other proposals look

U.S. Government

Watchdog: Federal anti-terror unit investigated journalists

A special Customs and Border Protection unit used sensitive government databases intended to track terrorists to investigate as many as 20 U.S.-based journalists, including a Pulitzer Prize-winning Associated Press reporter, according to a federal watchdog. Yahoo News, which published an extensive report on the investigation, also found that the unit, the Counter Network Division, queried