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Christine Blasey Ford claimed that Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh sexually groped her 36 years ago when he was 17. (Associated Press/File)

Democrats' Brett Kavanaugh case falls apart fast

First, let's dispose of the tales of the two accusers of Brett Kavanaugh who came out after flaky California college professor Christine Blasey Ford claimed that the Supreme Court nominee sexually groped her 36 years ago when he was 17. This won't take long.

This image released by Simon & Schuster shows "Fear: Trump in the White House," by Bob Woodward, available on Sept. 11. The book has set off a yes-no war between author Bob Woodward and the president. (Simon & Schuster via AP)

Bob Woodward's book: Another work of non-fiction fiction?

In his book "Veil: The Secret Wars of the CIA 1981-1987," Washington Post journalist Bob Woodward wrote about a deathbed conversation he had with CIA Director William J. Casey. President Reagan, a Republican, was at the time in the throes of the Iran-Contra affair, and Mr. Woodward just happened to get Casey to admit that he had known about the diversion of Iran arms sale money to the Contras.

President Donald Trump pauses while speaking to the media as he steps off Air Force One, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, in Charleston, W.Va. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Donald Trump right to revoke John Brennan's security clearance

President Trump set off a firestorm last week when he yanked the security clearance of former Obama CIA Director John O. Brennan, who was busy making a career out of bashing the White House. Citing "a series of unfounded and outrageous allegations" about his administration, Mr. Trump said Mr. Brennan was seeking to "sow division and chaos."

FILE - In this Wednesday, April 19, 2017, file photo, Alex Jones, a right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist, arrives for a child custody trial at the Heman Marion Sweatt Travis County Courthouse in Austin, Texas. The music streaming service Spotify says it has removed some episodes of “The Alex Jones Show” podcast for violating its hate content policy. The company said late Wednesday that it takes reports of hate content seriously and reviews any podcast or song reported by customers. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File)

What suppressing Alex Jones really means

Remember that creepy scene in "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory," when Wonka has loaded all the kids into a boat and they paddle down the chocolate river? Well, buckle your seat belts, people, 'cuz we're about to go on that same wild ride.

Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., who announced last year he would not run for re-election in 2018, takes questions from reporters at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Jeff Flake bested by Donald Trump, goes off the deep end

Jeff Flake has got it all: He's tall, buff and handsome, with a made-for-TV smile. He lives in a huge house in a gated community (with high walls, of course), has a pretty blonde wife and five fabulous children. Plus, he's a member of one of the most exclusive clubs in the World: The Senate.

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