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Statue of Limitations (2)

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:50:36 +0000

(Steven Hayward) Further to my comments the other day about the issues emerging from Charlottesville, a few more observations and interrogatories: It is understandable that Democrats would be agitating to remove Confederate-honoring statues. After all, it is their history that they need to make go away. You know, things like this: I won’t vouch for the accuracy of the histogram below (after all, it was produced by a hate group, the Southern

How to Watch an Eclipse—Or CNN

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:45:56 +0000

(Steven Hayward) Power Line’s mobile news production crew is hitting the road today for eastern Oregon to take in the total eclipse Monday morning, and you can look forward to complete coverage here on Monday. (I’ve packed one video camera, two GoPros, two still cameras, and Power Line’s Drone Force One, though I am unclear just how I’ll be able to get the drone to circle the sun during the eclipse.) In

Report: Bannon to be ousted

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:28:52 +0000

(Paul Mirengoff) Maggie Haberman of the New York Times reports: President Trump has told senior aides that he has decided to remove Stephen K. Bannon, the embattled White House chief strategist who helped Mr. Trump win the 2016 election, according to two administration officials briefed on the discussion. The president and senior White House officials were debating when and how to dismiss Mr. Bannon. The two administration officials cautioned that Mr. Trump

Antifa “grows as left-wing faction”

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:44:16 +0000

(Paul Mirengoff) Are the violent antifa thugs a fringe movement or an increasingly important part of an emerging left-wing coalition? I want to say “fringe movement.” However, the New York Times reports that antifa is growing as a left-wing faction. And Mark Lance, a professor of (I kid you not) justice and peace at Georgetown University, says “I’m seeing more concrete productive discussion between anti-fascists and others on the Left these days

Restatement on comments

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:42:56 +0000

(Scott Johnson) As I have mentioned a time or two before, we seek to maintain a tone appropriate to civil discourse on this site. It is a tone that comes naturally to most of our readers and commenters. I set forth our guidelines for comments, most recently, here. Posting comments on Power Line is a privilege, not a right. I review comments for abuse and vulgarity. Most of our commenters have no