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Sunday, March 12, 2017

A Palm Beach County commissioner and a state House member clinched their seats last year by stepping into voters' homes and helping them fill out their mail-in ballots, a Palm Beach Post investigation has found.


Friday, March 10, 2017

Our high tech devices - and therefore our economy - are all powered by something called rare earth metals. These are exotic substances that are, as the name says, quite rare. And with our national defense so heavily dependent on rare earth metals, it's a real problem that our main source of them is China.

That's why a new bill from Congressman Duncan Hunter, R-California, makes sense. His bill would set aside funding to develop domestic sources of rare earth metals.


WASHINGTON -- The American Civil Liberties Union today filed a complaint with the Alabama State Bar against Attorney General Jeff Sessions, asking it to investigate a potential rules violation after Sessions made false statements during sworn testimony at his confirmation hearing for attorney general.


Monday, March 06, 2017

In today's Leonard v. Texas, Justice Clarence Thomas sharply criticizes civil forfeiture laws.


Sunday, March 05, 2017

As with all things Trump, the media is so eager to trash the President that it has turned a serious story into a partisan melee. What both sides need are a few buckets of cold water. Here are eight.

1. The Obama camp's initial denial was spin.

2. Trump's tweets are not "unsupported."

3. It's plausible, but probably not scandalous, that Obama administration used FISA to investigate Trump-Russia ties.

4. FISA court rejections of government surveillance requests aren't rare.


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Grassley supports Gorsuch nomination, calls filibuster threat a "smokescreen"
www.scotusblog.com

Day four of the hearing concludes and I see nothing controversial or disqualifying that will prevent the expected confirmation of this nominee. But I repeat myself. www.drudge.com

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