Legendary publisher, Philip Graham, famously described journalism as the business of writing the “first rough draft of history.” This week, as President Trump gave a historic speech in Saudi Arabia before the leaders of more than 50 Muslim-majority nations, journalism’s first draft missed history almost entirely. Continue reading
The National Security Agency under former President Barack Obama routinely violated American privacy protections while scouring through overseas intercepts and failed to disclose the extent of the problems until the final days before Donald Trump was elected president last fall, according to once top-secret documents that chronicle some of the most serious constitutional abuses to date by the U.S. intelligence community. Continue reading
Kim Dotcom is a German-Finnish Internet entrepreneur and political party founder who lives in Auckland, New Zealand. He claims, “I knew Seth Rich. I know he was the @Wikileaks source [for email leaks revealing Clinton Campaign corruption]. I was involved,” and promised that he would release a full statement on Rich’s murder. Continue reading
Ryan Mauro has crafted a concise analysis of what he calls, “President Trump’s brazen speech in Saudi Arabia.”
Mauro is a Clarion Project Shillman Fellow, national security analyst and an adjunct professor of counter-terrorism. Continue reading
The reported success of the Affordable Care Act (ACA or ObamaCare) is based on enrollment. Millions more have “coverage.” Similarly, the predicted disasters from repeal have to do with loss of coverage. Tens of thousands of deaths will allegedly follow.
Where are the statistics about the number of heart operations done on babies born with birth defects, the latest poster children? How about the number of babies saved by this surgery, and the number allowed to die without an attempt at surgery — before and after ACA? Continue reading