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Peter Flaherty
Peter Flaherty
President, National Legal and Policy Center
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      Peter Flaherty

      Peter Flaherty is the president and co-founder of the National Legal and Policy Center, a 501(c)(3) foundation that promotes ethics in public life through research, investigation, education and legal action.

Charlottesville And Moral Equivalence

12:30 PM 08/18/2017

A member of my staff was in Charlottesville the day of the clash. The University of Virginia campus, where he was tasked with delivering a table to his sister’s dorm room, was mostly deserted. It was like any other slow, muggy summer afternoon.  So how did a bunch of racists and so-called counter-demonstrators come to descend on the place to create the ugliest of spectacles?

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Must Resign

11:51 AM 09/11/2014

National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell should resign or be fired. Goodell either saw, or should have seen, the elevator video of Baltimore Raven running back Ray Rice clocking his fiancé.