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Jung at Heart

Carl Jung is back. Well, in a minor way. In the sense of, like, never having entirely disappeared since his death in 1961. Jung is the little train engine of psychology: still in service, still hauling freight and passengers on a narrow-gauge railroad off somewhere in the distance. Never the main line, but maybe for that reason never an abandoned line, either. And every 10 years or so, something causes readers to notice that Jung somehow endures, chugging along as he always has.

Oregon Legislature’s Counsel: Bloomberg-Funded Lawyer in DOJ Not Entirely Legal

A “special assistant attorney general” who has been working for Oregon’s Department of Justice, yet whose salary was being paid by Michael Bloomberg using a pass-through agency, is working in circumstances partially or completely contrary to Oregon law, according to an analysis by the office of legal counsel that serves the Oregon State Legislature.

O’Rourke Repeatedly Says He Supports Second Amendment

Pro-gun control Texas Democratic Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke repeatedly said he supports the Second Amendment during a debate with Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) on Friday.

Cruz claimed O’Rourke would support Supreme Court justices who “would undermine the Second Amendment.”

“Let me talk for a moment about the case Heller vs. District of Columbia,” Cruz said. “It’s a landmark case that upheld the individual right to keep and bear arms under the Second Amendment.”

Continetti: Life Issue Drives Debate Over Republican Nominees To Supreme Court

Washington Free Beacon editor-in-chief Matthew Continetti said debates over Republican nominees to the Supreme Court are driven by the life issue.

“There’s no question since the Bork nomination in the late 1980’s that the Supreme Court has become a contested site over social issues, the life issue in particular, and that is why the debates over Republican nominees to the Supreme Court are so polarizing,” Continetti said on “EWTN News Nightly.”

Dem Congressional Candidate Missed 35 Percent of Colorado Board of Veterans Affairs Meetings

A Democrat running for Congress in Colorado who touts his work on behalf of veterans missed 35 percent of the Colorado Board of Veterans Affairs’ meetings while he served on that body, according to meeting minutes.

Jason Crow, who is challenging incumbent Republican Rep. Mike Coffman (Colo.), also represented a contractor who defrauded a veterans hospital of up to $2 million.

Harrington: It’s Not Just the President Democrats Will Try to Impeach, It’s His Nominees as Well

Washington Free Beacon senior writer Elizabeth Harrington said Friday she thinks it is likely that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will be confirmed despite sexual assault allegations made against him.

“It’s looking likely he’s going to be confirmed,” Harrington said.

CNN Analyst: ‘Unfortunately’ Majority of Polls Show O’Rourke Losing to Cruz

CNN senior writer and analyst Harry Enten lamented Friday how most polls show Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D., Texas) losing in his bid to unseat Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas), calling the polling “unfortunate.”

Enten appeared on CNN’s show “New Day” to discuss the Senate race in Texas, where Democrats are enthusiastic about the prospect of O’Rourke upsetting Cruz in the deep-red Lone Star State.