Monday, December 5th, 2016

Michael Gerson in the Washington Post on the Democrats’ troubled relationship with the CIA: To stanch the CIA’s bleeding morale, Democrats have tried reassurance. President Obama, speaking at CIA headquarters, took the Fred Rogers approach: “Don’t be discouraged that we have to acknowledge potentially we’ve made some mistakes. That’s how we learn.” Yes, children, hypocritical […]

How will I explain this to my children? An article in today’s Wall Street Journal takes us back to the Lyndon Johnson era when some familiar faces were conducting political intelligence work with the FBI. Here’s a few of the examples: Only a few weeks before the 1964 election, a powerful presidential assistant, Walter Jenkins, […]

Philip Agee should’ve died inside an American prison rather than as a guest of the prison state he supported. His last act of perfidy was writing a propaganda piece justifying the arrest of 75 dissidents in Cuba. With any luck, the ulcers that killed him were extremely painful, giving him advance notice of what he’s […]

Philip Agee should’ve died inside an American prison rather than as a guest of the prison state he supported. His last act of perfidy was writing a propaganda piece justifying the arrest of 75 dissidents in Cuba. With any luck, the ulcers that killed him were extremely painful, giving him advance notice of what he’s […]