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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 gets boost by FBI’s announcement

The surprise announcement from the FBI that they are looking into newly discovered Clinton emails has given the Trump campaign a boost heading into the general election.

Ben Affleck, ‘The Accountant,’ crushes box office on opening weekend

WASHINGTON, October 14, 2016 — Ben Affleck transforms an everyday accounting job into a high-stakes action packed cat-and-mouse game in his newly released Warner Bros. film, “The Accountant.” The movie follows the life of Christian Wolff (Affleck), a forensic accountant who has been hired by mobsters to cook the books and hide their dirty money. ...

Bridgegate not over for Chris Christie

A New Jersey judge issued a summons to Governor Chris Christie over his alleged role in Bridgegate. The complaint was filed by retired firefighter William J. Brennan.

Colombia rejects peace deal with FARC leaving nation shocked

WASHINGTON, October 3, 2016 — Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos faced a severe political setback  after the country failed to reach a cease-fire with the Colombian rebel group known as FARC, the Spanish language acronym for the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. In a close vote, 50.23 percent of the country opposed the deal, while 49.76 ...

U.S. and Russia reach Syrian cease-fire agreement

WASHINGTON, September 9, 2016 – Secretary of State John Kerry announced that the U.S. and Russia reached an agreement a temporary cease-fire agreement in Syria, as the Syria civil war enters its fifth year. The cease-fire is set to begin on Sept. 12, and is hoped to last for seven days. Secretary Kerry called the ...