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  • Biden shooting blanks (again)

    Power LinePower Line May 26, 2022 | 18:49 pm

    (Scott Johnson) Yesterday at the White House executive-order signing ceremony commemorating the death of George Floyd, President Biden unleased a false bromide that he has often repeated (transcript here): I spent my career, as chairman of the Judiciary Committee and[…]

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  • (Re)Imagine

    Power LinePower Line May 26, 2022 | 15:15 pm

    (Scott Johnson) Barack Obama remembers George Floyd on the second anniversary of his passing (tweet below). He doesn’t want to let our current focus on the Uvalde massacre distract us from attention to the anniversary and the shibboleth of “reimagining[…]

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  • What’s the Matter with Oklahoma?

    Power LinePower Line May 26, 2022 | 14:19 pm

    (Steven Hayward) From time to time we like to highlight academic job ads as an indicator of how badly politicized our universities have become. Just when you think you’ve seen it all, along comes the University of Oklahoma with a[…]

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  • What happened in Uvalde

    Power LinePower Line May 26, 2022 | 12:14 pm

    (Scott Johnson) As reporters ascertain what happened during the tragic school shooting in Uvalde, we have more to process. The Associated Press has reconstructed events outside the school during the shooting before and after the heroic Border Patrol agent entered[…]

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  • Greatest. Correction. Ever.

    Power LinePower Line May 26, 2022 | 02:57 am

    (Steven Hayward) That’s a tall statement, and I didn’t think a major media organization could beclown itself more than the Washington Post a couple days ago with this howler: “Layers and layers of fact-checkers,” as Instapundit likes to remind us.[…]

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