AIJAC mourns US statesman George Shultz: AIJAC, Feb. 10, 2021 — The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) mourns the loss of eminent US statesman George Shultz, who served in four different cabinet posts under three US Presidents, most notably as Secretary of State to Ronald Reagan from 1982 – 1989.
Rush Limbaugh, conservative talk radio pioneer, dead at 70: Brian Flood, Fox News, Feb. 17, 2021 — Rush Limbaugh, the monumentally influential media icon who transformed talk radio and politics in his decades behind the microphone, helping shape the modern-day Republican Party, died Wednesday morning at the age of 70 after a battle with lung cancer, his family announced.
Table of Contents:
The False and Exaggerated Claims Still Being Spread About the Capitol Riot: Glenn Greenwald, Feb. 16, 2021
Capitol riot: Prying out the narrative, bringing in nuggets of reality: J.E. Dyer, Liberty Unyielding, Feb. 15, 2021
They Stormed the Capitol. Their Apps Tracked Them.: Charlie Warzel and Stuart A. Thompson, NYTimes, Feb. 5, 2021
Why No One Believes Anything: Rich Lowry, National Review, Feb. 17, 2021
Dershowitz Warns Against ‘New McCarthyism’ of Left: Newsmax, Feb. 14, 2021 — Former Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz on Sunday blasted the “new McCarthyism” of the Democrats’ “hard left.”
WATCH: President Trump’s lawyers make closing argument in impeachment trial: YouTube, Feb. 13, 2021 — President Trump’s lawyers make closing argument in impeachment trial.
Trump’s acquittal is the latest chapter in a story with no discernible end: David Shribman, The Globe and Mail, Feb. 14, 2021 — Well, that’s over. Except in a way it’s not. America’s 45th president may have been acquitted by the Senate, but the trial of Donald Trump – if not on Capitol Hill, then perhaps in the judiciary and surely in the courtroom of history – will not soon end.
Guilty or not guilty? Eight Canadian experts deliver their Trump impeachment verdicts: Sean Fein, The Globe and Mail, Feb. 14, 2021 – The prosecution said Donald Trump knew exactly what he was doing, and the defence said he was misunderstood.
Byron York’s Daily Memo: What we don’t know about the Capitol riot: Byron York, Washington Examiner, Feb. 4, 2021 — The storming of the Capitol by pro-Trump rioters was four weeks ago.
Eyewitness Account of Chaos at the Capitol: Susie Moore, Red State, Jan 11, 2021 — Facts (and non-facts) are flying fast and furious following the events of last Wednesday. Some are verifiable (via video and photos), some are verifiably wrong, and some remain subject to interpretation.