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More than a year, still apparently not particularly close to a security clearance: A top Justice Department official alerted the White House two weeks ago that significant information requiring additional investigation would further delay the security clearance process of senior adviser Jared Kushner, according to three people familiar with the discussion. The Feb. 9 phone […]
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What An AR-15 Does

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On February 23, 2018
A radiologist describes what she found examining victims Marjory Stoneman Douglas: In a typical handgun injury that I diagnose almost daily, a bullet leaves a laceration through an organ like the liver. To a radiologist, it appears as a linear, thin, grey bullet track through the organ. There may be bleeding and some bullet fragments. […]
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Yglesias observes that the “nothing to see here” argument on Trump/Russia is far more convoluted and implausible than the alternative: Paul Manafort left his job working as the Kremlin’s favorite expat political consultant in Ukraine in the spring of 2016 to run his old acquaintance Donald Trump’s long-shot presidential campaign on a volunteer basis. Soon […]
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I hope those of you who have criticized the great James Bennet will apologize for not properly deferring to your social superiors: Remember last week, when the New York Times ran an op-ed from the gun ‘researcher’ John Lott, who has been thoroughly and consistently debunked by basically everyone else who researches gun violence? Apparently, the Times —yes, the people wot run […]
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