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  • The War-Crimes Presidency

    Eight years ago, a friend sent me a photograph of Marines in Afghanistan proudly posing with a Nazi SS flag. As a former soldier, Iraq veteran, and historian who focuses on the German military during the Holocaust, I was shocked, and I reported the incident to the Marines’ inspector general. “Some symbols simply have pretty solid meanings,” I wrote then of the SS runes. The Corps, to its credit, responded swiftly, using the incident as a teachable moment to its Marines about the creation and...

    The New Republic
  • The Confession Killer could well be Netflix's smartest crime saga yet

    A grisly new series rehashes the tale of notorious serial killer Henry Lee Lucas. But is it a new low for the true crime epidemic, or a genius dig at our obsession with bloodshed? Back when true crime documentaries existed on the margins of culture, tucked away on late night TV, the genre was pretty easy to ignore. But now that we’re swamped with endless films and podcasts and series about people who kill people, or people who got away with killing people, or people who were convicted of...

    the Guardian
  • Giuliani just confessed to the crime. He also revealed something bigger.

    At the core of Trump's Ukraine scandal is the wielding of disinformation.

    www.washingtonpost.com
  • Giuliani just confessed to the crime. He also revealed something bigger.

    At the core of Trump's Ukraine scandal is the wielding of disinformation.

    Washington Post
  • Israel President will consider pardon if Netanyahu resigns, confesses...

    According to the report, Netanyahu has not yet responded to the idea which has been floated by a variety of third parties, though in the past he rejected any talk of a plea deal or pardon.

    The Jerusalem Post | JPost.com
  • Huh? Melber Claims: 'You Don't Need an Underlying Crime to Remove a President'

    High crimes and misdemeanors what? If you thought MSNBC hosts were severely lacking in their constitutional knowledge before, you have not heard Ari Melber’s latest commentary. During Wednesday’s MSNBC impeachment special coverage, Melber tried to change the standards for impeachment by claiming that no crime is needed for the President to be removed from office.

    NewsBusters
  • "President Trump has committed impeachable high crimes and misdemeanors," expert testifies

    Based on the evidence president so far, President Donald Trump committed impeachable high crimes and misdemeanors, Harvard Law professor Noah Feldman—Democrats’ first witness at the House Judiciary Committee’s impeachment hearing—testified Wednesday. “High crimes and misdemeanors are abuses of power and of public trust connected to the office of the presidency,” Feldman said. “On the basis [

    Mother Jones