Category: Pinkerton

Pinkerton: The Crime Election — Trump vs. Biden
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Pinkerton: The Crime Election — Trump vs. Biden

The Issue is Law and Order Six months or a year ago, an observer might have thought that this presidential campaign would be waged over impeachment, or Iran, or the coronavirus, or maybe China.  Instead, we’re having an election over rioting, violence—and law and order.   On August 25, CNN’s Don Lemon said of the…

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Pinkerton – Hawley Is Right: We Must Investigate the Coronavirus Origins
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Pinkerton – Hawley Is Right: We Must Investigate the Coronavirus Origins

The Need for a Deep Investigation On April 14, the Washington Post headlined a scoop, “State Department cables warned of safety issues at Wuhan lab studying bat coronaviruses.” As the article explained, two State Department officials had visited the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) in early 2018 and cabled back on January 19 of that year: During…

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Pinkerton: ‘Essential Workers’ Point the Way to a Republican Workers Party

On April 12, tornadoes tore across eight Southern states, killing 33. Chattanooga, Tennessee, was especially hard hit. An EF-3 twister killed nine, injuring dozens, and destroying or damaging 150 buildings. Yet within minutes, there was hope. First responders were soon on the scene, and at 6 a.m. the following day, 500 workers began conducting a “grid search”;…

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Pinkerton: How the ‘Whole of America Approach’ Won World War Two and Can Win the Coronavirus War
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Pinkerton: How the ‘Whole of America Approach’ Won World War Two and Can Win the Coronavirus War

The Whole of America On March 13, President Trump declared a “whole of America approach” to fighting the coronavirus.  And on March 17, he reinforced  that point, tweeting, “The world is at war with a hidden enemy.  WE WILL WIN!”  And at his press conference on March 18, the self-described “wartime president” emphasized, “We’re going…

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Pinkerton: Joe Biden, Meet the Deplorables—and Some Ghosts
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Pinkerton: Joe Biden, Meet the Deplorables—and Some Ghosts

Joe Biden’s Hoped-For Restoration When one sees the words “Joe Biden” in media commentary, one often sees, too, the word “restoration.” As in, Biden promises—or threatens, depending on one’s point of view—to restore the days of Barack Obama. More broadly, it’s often said that a hypothetical President Biden would also bring about the restoration of the entire…

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Pinkerton: Peace with Honor in Afghanistan
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Pinkerton: Peace with Honor in Afghanistan

The details are still sketchy, and the deal is far from done, but it appears that the U.S. is on the edge of reaching an honorable deal to get out of Afghanistan. Good. That is, peace with honor is good, although finding a way out of a no-win war is good enough.   As the New…

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