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Reflections on impeachment, 20 years later

Reflections on impeachment, 20 years later

PETER O’CONNOR Staff Columnist oconnor@lbknews.com Declarations, By Peggy Noonan The Wall Street Journal (Saturday/Sunday, December 1-2, 2018) “A tragedy for Bill Clinton, Monica Lewinsky and America. He could have averted it by apologizing.” “December marks the 20th  anniversary of Bill Clinton’s impeachment.  There are many recent retrospectives on the scandal that led to it, including  Independent Counsel […]

January 13, 2019 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

The Flynn entrapment

The Flynn entrapment

Mr. McCabe and FBI officials ‘decided the agents would not warn Flynn that it was a crime to lie during an FBI interview because they wanted Flynn to be relaxed.’

January 1, 2019 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Notable and quotable Dems

Notable and quotable Dems

But a closer examination of the data tells a different different story.  Ocasio-Cortez’s best precincts were highly educated, whiter and richer than than the district as a whole.

December 2, 2018 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

The risks of failing to see the sea

The risks of failing to see the sea

‘Precisely because we depend on the oceans, we should pay closer attention to their security.’

November 11, 2018 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

What Is Elizabeth Warren?

What Is Elizabeth Warren?

The conventional wisdom is that the DNA report backfired and may damage Ms. Warren’s standing as a possible nominee providing fodder for ridicule from Kamala Harris, Cory Booker and Joe Biden.

November 11, 2018 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Trump’s California water relief

Trump’s California water relief

A major water storage and delivery project hasn’t been completed in California’s north for decades. The President’s reprieve couldn’t come at a better time since California regulators this summer proposed again to sharply restrict water deliveries to farms.

November 10, 2018 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Why Central American stays poor

Why Central American stays poor

A sad tale to show us how our Latin American friends can often be victims of their own national programs – to keep themselves poor.

October 26, 2018 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Destroying Brett Kavanaugh

Destroying Brett Kavanaugh

‘This is the kind of thing Democrats do when they think Roe v. Wade is at stake.’

October 16, 2018 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Will Florida take a left turn?

Will Florida take a left turn?

A Gillum victory would reshape the debate undermining the claim that a progressive
candidate can’t develop broad appeal.

October 16, 2018 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Five years on (now eight)

Five years on (now eight)

Something about learning from the past, eh?

September 16, 2018 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »