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The Mainstream Press’s Deference to Authority in the Death of Jeffrey Epstein

One of the fascinating, albeit not too surprising, aspects of the Jeffrey Epstein death has been the reaction of the mainstream media. From the very first moment that the news hit that Epstein had died in prison from an apparent suicide, the mainstream media concluded that that is precisely what happened. Immediately, there was a spate of commentaries, op-eds, ...

The Guardian’s Angry and Nasty Attack on David Koch

The Guardian newspaper in London has just published one angry and nasty attack against David Koch, the billionaire libertarian who recently passed away. The article, entitled “Death and Destruction: This is David Koch’s Sad Legacy,” is authored by a progressive (i.e., leftist) named Alex Kotch. Kotch’s attack encompasses a multitude of areas, including climate change, pollution, greed, selfishness, tax ...

Why No Congressional Investigation into Epstein’s Intelligence Connections?

With convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein now dead, the Justice Department has launched an investigation into prison procedures that allowed him to commit suicide. Meanwhile, women who were sexually abused or raped by Epstein when they were minors are continuing civil actions against Epstein’s estate. But why no congressional investigation into Epstein’s relationship, if any, to ...

End Foreign Aid to Israel and Everyone Else

Democratic Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib are calling on the U.S. Congress to reevaluate U.S. foreign aid to the Israeli government. Their reason? Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, denied entry into Israel for the two of them, owing to their public support of the Boycott, Divestments, and Sanctions movement, a global protest against the Israeli government’s longtime mistreatment ...

Greenland and Denmark, Prepare Your Defenses!

Both Denmark and Greenland are reacting negatively to President Trump’s expressed interest in purchasing Greenland, an autonomous country within the Kingdom of Denmark. Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederikson called Trump’s idea “absurd.” A spokesman for Greenland’s premier Kim Kielson, stated, “Greenland is not for sale.” Is that the end of the controversy? Not necessarily. Just ask ...