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Opinion

Opinion: Defining Justice Down — Our Courts Are in Crisis – Inside Sources

In the recent Senate confirmation hearings for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, senators suggested that she supported pedophilia and that she was in favor of indoctrinating children and promoting a progressive agenda in school. The charges were clearly extreme and unfair, but this kind of political theater has become more and more common today in judicial

Russia

Putin’s recognition of Ukraine’s rebels ups ante in crisis

It was a piece of fast-moving political theater in Moscow, a carefully orchestrated political announcement years in the making. Russian President Vladimir Putin moved quickly on Monday to recognize the independence of separatist regions in eastern Ukraine, framing his show of defiance against the West in a series of nationally televised appearances that came amid

Impeachment

Trump’s trial starting: ‘Grievous crime’ or just ‘theater’?

Donald Trump’s historic second impeachment trial in the Senate is an undertaking like no other in U.S. history, the defeated former president charged by the House with inciting the violent mob attack on the U.S. Capitol to overturn the election in what prosecutors argue is the “most grievous constitutional crime.” Trump’s lawyers insist as the

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