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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.

American fighting for ISIS surrenders to Kurdish forces

BAGHDAD, March 14, 2016 – Kurdish forces on Monday, detained an American member of ISIS in Iraq. The American was identified as Mohammed Jamal Amin, from Virginia. Amin was unarmed when detained but carried three cellphones and several thousand dollars in mixed currency. American authorities were investigating how a young man from the DC-Metro area ...

Breitbart spokesman resigns following Trump incident

The press are a pariah to almost every press secretary, campagin manager, heck press handler anywhere, anytime, who do not seem to understand that without the press there event, or candidate, is not a story

Attorney General Loretta Lynch removes herself from SCOTUS consideration

WASHINGTON, March 8, 2016 – U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch asked to be removed from consideration to be the next Supreme Court Justice. DOJ spokeswoman Melanie Newman made the announcement in a statement early Tuesday. “The attorney general determined that the limitations inherent in the nomination process would curtail her effectiveness in her current role.” ...

Bloomberg decides against 2016 campaign

'I love our country too much to play a role in electing a candidate who would weaken our unity and darken our future—and so I will not enter the race for president of the United States," wrote Bloomberg.

GOP debate draws heavy protests

Protesters blocked Detroit city streets ahead of the Republican presidential debate, demanding attention for the Flint water crisis and civil rights issues.

Congressional Republicans fighting to take down Donald Trump

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2016 – Following a massive victory on Super Tuesday, members of Congress along with Republican donors and strategists have increased their efforts to halt his race toward the GOP nomination. For example, anti-tax group Club for Growth Action launched a $1 million ad in Florida. The group’s leaders say they will withhold ...