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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event at Iowa Central Community College, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in Fort Dodge, Iowa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Joe Biden’s remarks show left’s insane love for illegals

- The Washington Times

Joe Biden, the guy who quite a few Democrats want to see as the next president of the United States, said he’d go after Immigration and Customs Enforcement for daring to deport illegals arrested for drunken driving. This is all that’s wrong with Democrats, wrapped in a big old Joe Biden bow.

In this Jan. 14, 2020, photo, President Donald Trump arrives at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena to speak at a campaign rally in Milwaukee. Trump's surrogates are fanning out across the country as part of an aggressive effort to stretch his appeal beyond the base of working-class white voters who propelled him to victory in 2016 (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Trump’s coming post-impeachment bump

Will acquittal remove a negative or provide a positive for President Trump? The answer is crucial to Democrats’ November chances. In either case, he will be stronger.

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Liberal media feel justified in treating Trump with disdain

The news media of the late 1700s and early 1800s consisted almost entirely of partisan political operations. Historian Ron Chernow writes that newspapers of that time period “were avowedly partisan and made no pretense of objectivity. It was a golden age for wielding words as rapier-sharp political weapons.”

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Warren’s Medicare for All isn’t affordable for anyone

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has released her new road map for Medicare for All. She’s proposing a series of executive actions and bills that would transition the country to a government-run health system during her first term in the White House.

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President Donald Trump addresses the nation from the White House on the ballistic missile strike that Iran launched against Iraqi air bases housing U.S. troops, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, in Washington, as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley, Vice President Mike Pence, and others look on. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

The power of 'maximum pressure'

Leading political luminaries contend each captain of the U.S. ship of state must have a doctrine guiding the nation's foreign policy. President Trump doesn't have one, they argue, and that's why he's gotten crossways with Iran. To the contrary, the president's strategy for dealing with the Islamic state's malevolent mullahs is as clear as it is simple: Maximum pressure. Judging from the most recent exchange of hostilities, it appears to be working.

Press, left praise killers

The accolades heaped on the memories of Iranian Gen. Soleimani and Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis by our press is reminiscent of Cher eulogizing the late Sonny Bono, whom she divorced ("Democrats, media face backlash for slamming Trump instead of Soleimani," Web, Jan. 6). But then, our press eulogized the murderous Fidel Casto of Cuba and Hugo Chavez of Venezuela, too. Don't forget how Osama bin Laden was the saint of our press at one time. And then there were the Hollywood "friends in high places" who adored Harvey Weinstein, and the Clintons, who bonded with Jeffrey Epstein.

Hypocrite Pelosi

How interesting that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is so "concerned" about President Trump's decision to take out an Iranian general (a man responsible for the murder of Americans, by the way) — but she supported President Bill Clinton's illegal bombing of Serbia (which never attacked America) in 1999 for 78 days ("Nancy Pelosi: House to trigger War Powers Resolution to limit Trump's retaliation against Iran," Web, Jan. 5).

'Topics of Conversation' (book cover)

BOOK REVIEW: 'Topics of Conversation'

Miranda Popkey's "Topics of Conversation" feels, and often reads, like a diary. For one thing, it's a small easy-to-hold book. More significantly, since its narrative spools out as a series of conversations between the unnamed chronicler and other women, reading it is rather like peeking into someone's private journal.

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Why colleges must be encouraged to coordinate tuition reductions

The Justice Department can -- and should -- do much more to help reduce costs and allow less elite private schools to act together to reduce their tuition, something that the Obama administration's Justice Department vigilantly sought to prohibit.

Illustration on alt-right Groypers masquerading as a Republican conservatives (based on the Groyper toad character) by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

No, Nick Fuentes and his 'Groypers' are not conservatives

The recent outburst of anti-Jewish violence in the United States has sparked a conversation about anti-Semitism that emphasizes three main points of origin in contemporary America for this old and dangerous hatred.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., arrives at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday Jan. 7, 2020, as Democrats prepared largely symbolic resolutions under the War Powers Act to limit the president's military actions regarding Iran. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Nancy Pelosi endangers U.S. by faulting Trump 'provocations' of Iran

- The Washington Times

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in a tweet that came on the heels of Iran's launch of a dozen ballistic missiles against U.S.-populated military bases in Iraq, said President Donald Trump should quit poking the Iranian bear. She blamed Trump for Iran's hostilities. This is liberal logic at its worst. It's like a whisper to Iran, hey, you got a friend in me.

Mourners attend a funeral ceremony for Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani and his comrades, who were killed in Iraq in a U.S. drone strike on Friday, in the city of Kerman, Iran, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. The leader of Iran's Revolutionary Guard threatened on Tuesday to "set ablaze" places supported by the United States over the killing of a top Iranian general in a U.S. airstrike last week, sparking cries from the crowd of supporters of "Death to Israel!" (Erfan Kouchari/Tasnim News Agency via AP)

Iran vows 'all out war' -- and U.S. must stand strong

- The Washington Times

Iran shot off more than a dozen missiles at two military bases in Iraq that house U.S. troops, ratcheting tensions but injuring or killing no one -- and now Iran is warning America: Respond and it's war. Well, isn't that a pot calling the kettle black moment. America, on Iran, must not retreat.

Author Chelsea Clinton speaks at the 30th annual GLAAD Media Awards at the New York Hilton Midtown on Saturday, May 4, 2019, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) ** FILE **

Chelsea Clinton's dubious 'earnings'

With all the talk about Hunter Biden these days, one might get the impression that he is the only child of a politician to benefit from his parents' position and the last name they inherited.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., meets with reporters on the morning after the House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. Pelosi refused to say Wednesday when she'll send the impeachment articles against Trump to the Senate for the trial. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Parsing the Pelosi pause

It happens: A prized Christmas gift, buried under a mountain of torn wrapping paper, gets thrown away by mistake. Impeachment is like that. It's both the most momentous story of the just-concluded year and, owing to the bustle of the holidays, the most forgotten. As Americans take down the ornaments and look up the headlines they disregarded during the Yuletide season, the conscientious need to turn a wary eye toward the efforts to expel a U.S. president without the use of the ballot box.

Well done, President Trump

After 20 years of our brave servicemen being killing and maimed, our great president has killed the killer. Qassem Soleimani was the second in command in Iran's government and a brutal madman. Thank you, President Trump, for having the courage to protect America.

A resolution to keep

Beginning in December and running thru January, newspapers, TV talking heads, the fitness industry and magazine periodicals busy themselves with questionnaires, tips and long-form articles offering advice and cautions about how one can successfully change a behavior. After a few weeks, virtually everyone polled admits that they have fallen off the proverbial resolution wagon. But there is hope for those who are serious, even desperate, to improve their daily lives and self-esteem.