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FCC Nominee Gigi Sohn Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Patronizing ‘progressives’ at the FCC

President Joe Biden has appointed a robust new team of antitrust enforcers, and the big tech monopolies are now facing a comeuppance the likes of which we haven’t seen since the break-up of the oil, rail and steel trusts.

Darrell Brooks, center, is escorted out of the courtroom after making his initial appearance in a case regarding multiple people who were killed or injured when an SUV was driven into a Christmas parade, in Waukesha County Court, Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021, in Waukesha, Wis. Prosecutors in Wisconsin have charged Brooks with intentional homicide in the deaths of at least five people. (Mark Hoffman/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP, Pool)

Did the Waukesha killings even happen?

- The Washington Times

Last Tuesday, Erick Tiegs, 16, returned home from the hospital. He was the final student discharged after being struck with an SUV while marching in Waukesha, Wisconsin’s annual Christmas parade last month.

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Abortion shouldn't be an easy out for men

It is a sad fact that the heartless killing of the preborn will continue. Overturning Roe v. Wade will only return the decision about whether to criminalize or legalize abortion to the states. Some of them, anticipating the demise of Roe v. Wade, already have laws for one or the other outcome.

Cutting carbon dioxide a bad idea

The Times is to be commended for highlighting the recent scientific proof that global coastlines are generally expanding despite dire warnings of sea-level rise caused by "climate change" ("Drowning in false alarmism," Web. Dec. 6).

New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones, left, hands off to cornerback J.C. Jackson during the first half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park, N.Y., Monday, Dec. 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus) ** FILE **

Handling of rookie quarterback has Patriots back on top

- Associated Press

It didn't take long for the New England Patriots to become the New England Patriots again. After stumbling through a 7-9 season last year while watching Tom Brady win a seventh ring in his first season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Bill Belichick's squad is once again the class of the AFC.

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) reacts in front of fans after shooting a 3-point basket against the Phoenix Suns during the first half of an NBA basketball game in San Francisco, Friday, Dec. 3, 2021. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) **FILE**

Curry closes case on the best shooter debate

- Associated Press

There are some arguments that will never be settled. Wilt Chamberlain or Bill Russell, LeBron James or Michael Jordan, Phil Jackson or Pat Riley, Celtics dynasty or Bulls dynasty. The best shooter argument, though, there really is no debate. It's Steph Curry. Case closed. The dunk used to be the coolest thing in basketball. It's the 3 now and Curry is why.

Deterrence requires power behind it

In his Commentary piece, "Biden's 'no first use' strategy would dismantle nuclear deterrence" (Web, Nov. 29) Jed Babbin expresses concern that the nuclear posture review being prepared by the current administration might include a "no first use" policy. Mr. Babbin is correct that the change to such a policy would undermine our deterrence posture and completely undercut the extended deterrence on which our allies have depended for decades.

Violent, dirty sports no model for kids

Michael McKenna is spot-on in "The business of college football and academic moral rot" (Web, Dec. 4). Mr. McKenna criticizes college football coaches who leave their positions in the middle of a season for higher-paying coaching positions at other schools. He calls college football big business and writes: "University administrators and alumni routinely raise fantastic sums for athletic programs and pay coaches millions of dollars while raising tuition and other costs. That indicates a certain level of intellectual and moral rot."