Alaskan Election Officials Question Reports of Russian Breach

A report from NBC News said Tuesday that Alaska is one of seven states where federal intelligence suggests that either state websites or voter registration systems were “compromised” by Russian efforts before the 2016 election. But Alaska’s top elections official, Josie Bahnke, would not corroborate the … Source: Alaskan Election Officials Question Reports […]


Anti-Brexit MEPs Defect From Conservatives' EU Group

“The activities and approach of the EPP (European People’s Party) will more effectively further the prospects of achieving the best possible future for our constituents,” Julie Girling and Richard Ashworth said in a statement announcing they had left the European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR) … Source: Anti-Brexit MEPs Defect From Conservatives‘ EU Group


Stacey Dash and the bad Republican habit of elevating any and all conservative celebrities

She inexplicably became a conservative thing when, in 2012, she switched from Democrat to Republican and endorsed Mitt Romney. Her endorsement should have gone totally unnoticed. But left-wing nuts on Twitter blasted her for it, thus propelling her into the Fox News stratosphere, where being a … Source: Stacey Dash and the bad […]


Trump calls Sessions' handling of Russia probe 'disgraceful'

Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivers remarks to the National Association of Attorneys General at their Winter Meeting in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Susan Walsh. Trump calls Sessions’ handling of Russia probe ‘disgraceful’. Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivers … Source: Trump calls Sessions’ handling of Russia probe ‘disgraceful’


NSA: US response has not stopped Russia from trying for 2016 election interference repeat in 2018

The head of the National Security Agency told Congress on Tuesday that while the United States is closely watching Russian efforts to meddle in this year’s U.S. elections, no specific order has been given by President Donald Trump to more aggressively go after possible Russian interference, … Source: NSA: US response has not […]


Top intel official says US hasn't deterred Russian meddling

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. response to Russian meddling and disinformation campaigns has not deterred Moscow’s activities, a top intelligence official said Tuesday. “They haven’t paid a price, at least, that’s sufficient to getting them to change their behavior,” Adm. Mike Rogers told Congress. Source: Top intel official says US hasn’t deterred […]


Look to Panhandle conservatives to defy Texas' shift to the far right

Up in the Panhandle, where “conservative” still means “to conserve,” there’s a living memory of and responsibility toward pioneer ancestors who settled in what was still considered Comancheria and built communities in the midst of the Great Depression and Dust Bowl. The region is a constellation of … Source: Look to Panhandle conservatives […]


William F. Buckley: Cowardly, Dishonest, Unjust, Racist, and Loved by Conservatives

Among other acts of injustice against Rand, in National Review, the magazine he edited from 1955 to 1990, Buckley published a patently dishonest “review” of Rand’s novel Atlas Shrugged. As I wrote in “How Conservatives Begat Trump,” this “review” was penned by ex-communist Whittaker Chambers. Source: William F. Buckley: Cowardly, Dishonest, Unjust, […]