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Christmas trees have a large carbon footprint, according to an analysis. It's the transportation, harvesting and disposal that contribute to it. (Associated Press)

The 'Great Reset' comes for Christmas

- The Washington Times

Let us review the "Great Reset," a proposal released in May by the World Economic Forum and other global-minded folk who outlined a plan for planet-wide economic recovery. It's complicated.

The Republican Party now has to decide what it stands for and move forward, cautions one columnist. (Associated Press)

Incoming: A Republican identity crisis

- The Washington Times

Chatter is intensifying about post-Trump America, when President Trump becomes "former President Trump" and prepares to run in 2024, become an even more powerful political force, found his own news organization -- or all of the above. So now what?

A poll found that 52% of respondents overall thought that President Trump should "continue to fight to change Washington." (Associated Press)

Americans to Trump: 'Continue to fight'

- The Washington Times

President Trump had a straightforward message to his 88.6 million Twitter followers: "Rigged election. Fight on!" he tweeted some 48 hours ago, drawing much media commentary, censorship from Twitter and 46,700 retweets from his fans.

Presumed President-elect Joseph R. Biden's administration is making plans to reach out to conservatives. Some conservatives are skeptical. (Associated Press)

Biden's big plans to woo conservatives

- The Washington Times

Presumed President-elect Joseph R. Biden appears ready to woo his former foes. Is it "Kumbaya" time already? The Biden administration is now planning to reach out to conservatives according to Rep. Cedric Richmond, Louisiana Democrat, and a senior adviser and director of Mr. Biden's Office of Public Engagement.

President Trump's possible run for president in 2024 is generating a lot of chatter. A report says he wants to kick it off on Inauguration Day. (Associated Press)

2024: Yep, Trump's ready to run again

- The Washington Times

So is President Trump going to run again in 2024? Chatter about the possibility is intensifying as the 2020 election hangs in the lurch and rumors percolate. Axios reported on Nov. 9 that Mr. Trump was already discussing a second run. NBC News has claimed the president plans to kick off his campaign on Inauguration Day rather than appear at the Capitol to acknowledge presumed President-elect Joseph R. Biden's victory.

Just as grocery stores have been rushed by Americans panicked by coronavirus, guns and ammunition continue to fly off the shelves too. (Associated Press)

The rush on guns continues

- The Washington Times

Americans are still arming themselves. A lot. Even presumed President-elect Joseph R. Biden is an influence in this phenomenon.

A new poll found that Americans think the Biden campaign was treated more fairly in the news media than the Trump campaign was. (Associated Press)

Americans finally smell a media rat

- The Washington Times

Americans are very aware that presumed President-elect Joseph R. Biden got better coverage from the news media during the presidential election than President Trump. There are some very telling new poll numbers from a very major pollster to consider. The journalism community — if there is one — may not care much about what the survey reveals.

Black Conservative and former congressional candidate Kathy Barnette warns of continued virtue signaling and "oppression" obsession in the Biden administration. (Kathy Barnette)

Black conservative's message to Democrats: 'I am not oppressed'

- The Washington Times

Let's spend some time with Kathy Barnette, a Black conservative, Army veteran, college professor, broadcast commentator, wife, mother and author of the new book "Nothing to Lose, Everything to Gain: Being Black and Conservative in America." She ran for Congress in the 4th Congressional District of Pennsylvania but lost to incumbent Rep. Madeleine Dean, a Democrat.

Trump approval 'ticks up' to 50%

- The Washington Times

Could it be buyer's remorse following the presidential election? Is it due to uneasiness about presumed President-elect Joseph R. Biden's potential arrival at the White House, agenda in hand? Whatever the reason, President Trump's approval ratings have popped up to 50% among all voters despite a pronounced partisan divide among respondents, according to a Hill-HarrisX Daily Poll released Wednesday.

A new Morning Consult poll reveals that President Trump will remain powerful out of office and with access to a "bully pulpit." Mr. Trump is unlikely to "fade into the background" and will have a lot of influence. (Associated Press)

Future forecast: Trump to 'retain enormous influence'

- The Washington Times

It is natural for the 71 million people who voted for President Trump to fret about the prospect that he might not return to the White House. Efforts to reverse the apparent 2020 election result could fail. But not to worry. One pollster suggests that Mr. Trump is not going to quietly leave the stage and become a kindly old ex-president on the sidelines. He is, in fact, likely to "retain his bully pulpit" - and remain a powerful force.

A conservative press watchdog wonders why major networks barely covered presumed President-elect Joseph R. Biden's recent injury. (Associated Press)

Networks boot the Biden 'foot' story

- The Washington Times

Presumed President-elect Joseph R. Biden had a recent unfortunate mishap in which he reportedly fractured his foot in several places while playing with the family dog. He will have to trudge around in a protective foot boot for a while.

Presumed President-elect Joseph R. Biden's plans to bring two dogs and a cat to the White House was covered a lot by media outlets. Conservative media criticized this as the election hasn't been finalized. (Associated Press)

The media's dogged devotion to Biden

- The Washington Times

The season of media adoration is upon us. The press is knee-deep in cuddly coverage of presumed President-elect Joseph R. Biden though the results of the contested election have not been finalized. The press has upped the ante; we're taking very cuddly coverage here.

Conservative columnist Ben Shapiro is warning that "Biden's return to normalcy is going to be terrible" regarding the presumptive president-elect's policies and leadership style. (Associated Press)

Biden's normal America 'going to be terrible'

- The Washington Times

Psychologists have long argued about what is "normal" and what is not. Now it has become a source of contention is political circles, ever since presumed President-elect Joseph R. Biden promised he would make America "normal" again.

Independent journalist Sharyl Attkisson has a new book out that makes the case that the news media itself is causing Americans to "love censorship and hate journalism." (Associated Press)

Sharyl Attkisson nabs media 'propagandists'

- The Washington Times

Independent journalist Sharyl Attkisson has written a timely new book and the title tells all: "Slanted: How the News Media Taught Us to Love Censorship and Hate Journalism." The author thinks the public is now conditioned to accept preferred narratives set by media companies rather than genuine news — and that these narratives are designed to "define and narrow" the public's viewpoint.