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Stories by Larry Lease

Lawrence Lease is a conservative commentator taking aim at all aspects of governmental domestic and foreign policy. Lease previously served as a volunteer with the human-rights organization International Justice Mission in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Follow Lease on Twitter, Facebook, and soon Blog Talk Radio.

Trump vows to find and punish White House leakers

WASHINGTON, February 16, 2017 – President Trump has vowed to find and punish officials who are leaking information about his presidency. Trump’s announcement comes after the House Intelligence Committee said they are investigating the sources behind the story that led to General Michael Flynn resigning. Flynn issued his resignation after White House aides decided that ...

’24 Legacy’ pulse pounding as ever

LOS ANGELES, February 8, 2017 – The front office of Fox has just introduced viewers to the latest reboot of “24.” The new edition, entitled “24: Legacy,” is most notable in that it doesn’t feature Jack Bauer, the original series’ star counterterrorism operative, as its lead character (But the show does bring back some of ...

Russia extends Edward Snowden’s asylum

WASHINGTON, January 19, 2017 — The Russian Foreign Ministry has extended Edward Snowden’s asylum until 2020. Snowden originally sought asylum in Russia in 2013, after he released thousands of documents related to American intelligence and surveillance operations to the press. Edward Snowden: Whistleblower or Foreign Intelligence Agent? Snowden’s lawyer said that he will have the opportunity ...

‘Live by Night’: Ben Affleck gangster flick lacks punch

LOS ANGELES, January 17, 2017 — Hollywood star Ben Affleck delivers yet another American gangster movie to the genre with his recently released film “Live by Night.” Affleck both stars and directs this mobster flick. Adapting yet another Dennis LeHane novel for the silver screen, Affleck had previously directed “Gone Baby Gone,” the novel for ...