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Eric Holder and cronies undermine redistricting process

While most of the media and the general public are focused on the 2020 presidential election, former Obama Attorney General Eric Holder and his cronies have been quietly working to undermine the last redistricting process. Virginia is the latest example.

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., greet each other before the first of two Democratic presidential primary debates hosted by CNN Tuesday, July 30, 2019, in the Fox Theatre in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Why are Democrats’ candidates avoiding foreign policy?

It’s no secret that the top Democrats have been fixated on domestic issues. It seems advancing their socialism is their number one priority, as they pound the drum of Medicare for All and eliminating student debt — policies with a price tag of trillions of dollars.

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How extremely preterm babies can survive and thrive

Babies born extremely preterm, barely halfway through gestation, are living and thriving thanks not only to improvements in modern medical science but also to changing attitudes in the medical community.

In this Feb. 14, 1984 file photo, first lady Nancy Reagan sits with a fourth and fifth grade class at Island Park Elementary School on Mercer Island, Wash., where she participated in a drug education class. At left is Amy Clarfeld, 10, and Andrew Cary, 10, is at right. During a visit with schoolchildren in Oakland, Calif., Reagan later recalled, "A little girl raised her hand and said, 'Mrs. Reagan, what do you do if somebody offers you drugs?' And I said, 'Well, you just say no.' And there it was born." (AP Photo/Barry Sweet, File)  **FILE**

Drug testing Ohio school kids

- The Washington Times

Now the opioid crisis is upon us, with folks old and young using what they know are deadly compounds. America’s opioid epidemic is so out of control, antidotes such as naloxone are part of first responder and schoolhouses across the country. So, what’s a schoolhouse of 550-plus eighth- and ninth-graders to do? Just say no?

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., talks to reporters on the morning after the first public hearing in the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump on his effort to tie U.S. aid for Ukraine to investigations of his political opponents, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. Pelosi says the president's actions in the impeachment inquiry amount to "bribery." (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Nancy Pelosi, meet Constitution

- The Washington Times

Speaker Nancy Pelosi, reacting to ongoing impeachment proceedings, issued a remarkably egregious demand that went like this: Mr. President, you need to prove your innocence. Can you say Fifth Amendment? Can you say due process? How about presumption of innocence -- or innocent until proven guilty?

FILE- In this June 1, 2017 file photo, protesters gather outside the White House in Washington to protest President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the Unites States from the Paris climate change accord. The Democratic-controlled House has approved legislation that would prevent President Donald Trump from following through on his pledge to withdraw the U.S. from a landmark global climate agreement. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Cartoonish times for climate change

Laughter may be the best medicine, but it likely won't heal the headaches endured by worryworts troubled over the state of nature. At a time when climate-change crusaders are struggling to maintain their hold on the public's concern for the cause, their earnest efforts are getting punked. Indignity is vexing, but at least it beats indifference.

Youth need more value teachings

Sadly another mass shooting has happened at a school ("2 dead, several injured in California school shooting; gunman caught," Web, Nov. 14). As usual, there will be more time spent on the aftermath and little acknowledgement over the deep social roots, created over the past 40 years, that produce these senseless acts.

There is no legal pot industry

I believe that Matthew Adams is a little bit confused ("Congress can fix legal marijuana business banking problem," Web, Nov. 14). He writes, "Businesses in the legal marijuana industry " in one sentence and then follows it soon after with " the federal government still has anti-cannabis laws on the books." So in point of fact, according to federal law (the Controlled Substances Act), there is no "legal marijuana industry" — despite liberal efforts to confuse the American public on the issue.

'The RBG Way' (book jacket)

BOOK REVIEW: 'The RBG Way'

"The RBG Way" aims to take lessons from Justice Ginsburg's life and turn them into mantras for all of us to improve our chances for success and happiness.

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., left, and ranking member Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., give opening remarks at the start of the hearing with former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, in the second public impeachment hearing of President Donald Trump's efforts to tie U.S. aid for Ukraine to investigations of his political opponents. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Adam Schiff cracking under 'point of order' pressure

- The Washington Times

Poor Adam Schiff. The House Intelligence Committee chairman was trying to maintain a show of law and order and professionalism and such and such -- but Reps. Jim Jordan and Elise Stefanik kept interrupting him with calls for points of order.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., talks to reporters on the morning after the first public hearing in the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump on his effort to tie U.S. aid for Ukraine to investigations of his political opponents, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. Pelosi says the president's actions in the impeachment inquiry amount to "bribery." (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Nancy Pelosi goes for slam dunk -- and crashes to court

- The Washington Times

Nancy Pelosi, amid the largely laughable testimony of the diplomats, came out with her own laughable conclusion of all that hearsay testimony and said: President Trump has admitted to bribery. Who knew Pelosi, at her advanced age, could perform so many contortions? This has to be the greatest acrobatic spin in political history.

Congress made border problem

Who's to blame for our illegal immigration problems? Who's to blame for the American communities that are suffering from rampant crime, cartel violence, social and language problems in schools, drained health care and welfare systems, and drugs and gang activity in many parts of the country? There are several parties to blame.