02/22/2019 05:10 CDT


EPSTEIN PLEA DEAL FINALLY GETS SCRUTINY; IRS EMPLOYEE CAUGHT LEAKING ANTI-TRUMP INFORMATION; CHICAGO POLICE CHIEF AND JUDGE SCOLD SMOLLETT AS HE BONDS OUT AND RETURNS TO TV SET


TODAY’S TOP TEN

SLEAZY EPSTEIN PLEA DEAL CALLED OUT BY JUDGE

FEDERAL JUDGE RULES PROSECUTORS VIOLATED FEDERAL law by signing cozy plea agreement with Jeffrey Epstein without informing young victims. Daily Wire.

IRS EMPLOYEE CHARGED IN LEAK OF TRUMP attorney records. Sacramento Bee.

CHICAGO POLICE CHIEF AND JUDGE SCOLD Jussie Smollett as he is released on bond after hearing. Chicago Tribune.

HOAX “HATE CRIMES NOT RARE IN THE President Trump era. Daily Caller.

OBAMA EPA REGULATIONS BLAMED FOR CLOSURE of 100-year-old coal plant in Alabama. Daily Signal.

ELIZABETH WARREN, KAMALA HARRIS BACK reparations for black Americans. New York Times.

AUSTRALIA “ADJUSTS” TEMPERATURES MORE THAN 20% to accommodate “global warming” ideology. Manhattan Contrarian.

GOP SENATOR JONI ERNST HITS SKY-HIGH 57 PERCENT approval in new Iowa statewide poll as re-election bid starts. NTK Network.

DEMOCRATIC GOVERNOR, LT. GOV., AND AG APPEAR poised to survive political scandals. Legal Insurrection.

CONSERVATIVE LEADERS ASK AG BARR TO LOOK into Big Tech censorship of conservatives. NewsBusters.


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COMMENTARY WORTH READING

  • The U.S. has the most mass shootings — and other bogus gun research. John Stossel.
  • Media still pretending Planned Parenthood didn’t sell baby body parts. David Harsanyi.
  • My experience with Andy McCabe. Ari Fleischer.

VIDEO WORTH WATCHING


OFFBEAT BEAT

  • A Texas mystery: Small town has 1,000 registered aircraft but no airport. ZeroHedge.

TWEETS OF NOTE

  • (@jjauthor) Has anyone really explained how politicians became millionaires in a public servant’s job on a Senator’s salary? Tweet.
  • (@paulsperry)BREAKING: The same month (May 2017) McCabe opened a criminal & counterintelligence investigation of President Trump b/c he “felt” he “might” be compromised by Russia, his top Russia investigator — Peter Strzok — texted his mistress Lisa Page that “there’s no big there there.” Tweet.

DRUDGE LEAD AT TIME OF EMAIL

  • BACK ON SET; ‘FEELS BETRAYED’ Drudge.