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President-elect Joe Biden speaks during an event at The Queen theater, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Wear the mask and do as I say

- The Washington Times

To lean in on the words of Donald John Trump, Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. is a “swamp” creature, a member of the silent generation who’s waded in Washington waters since 1973.

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., speaks, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, outside the Democratic National Committee (DNC) Headquarters in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

All hail AOC, Death Panel Princess ...

- The Washington Times

For years, we have been mocked and scolded by welfare merchants in Washington for fearing Death Panels run by federal bureaucrats, ushered in amid all the pretty lies and false promises of Obamacare.

Desert Redleg by L. Scott Lingamfelter (book cover)

BOOK REVIEW: 'Desert Redleg'

In "Desert Redleg: Artillery Warfare in the First Gulf War" by L. Scott Lingamfelter, U.S Army colonel (retired), we are transported back to this time to experience the largest artillery barrage since World War II.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and House Democrats rally ahead of passage of H.R. 1, "The For the People Act," at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, March 8, 2019. Rep. John Sarbanes, D-Md., the bill's sponsor, stands behind Pelosi at left. The bill aims to expand voting rights, limit partisan gerrymandering, strengthen ethics rules, and limit the influence of private donor money in politics. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

How H.R. 1 allows Democrats to threaten democracy

Joe Biden will become president on Jan. 20, and his administration is taking shape. But it will be a shared presidency. Mr. Biden agreed to adopt much of the left's socialist agenda.

Illustration on Chinese spy infiltration by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

China's relentless spying on Mr. Swalwell's neighborhood

CIA veteran Avril Haines is President-elect Joe Biden's choice to be the next director of National Intelligence. If confirmed, she will be confronted with the problems that plague congressional oversight of the intelligence community.

This photo made available by the U.S. National Archives shows a portion of the United States Constitution with Articles V-VII. For the past two centuries, constitutional amendments have originated in Congress, where they need the support of two-thirds of both houses, and then the approval of at least three-quarters of the states. But under a never-used second prong of Article V, amendments can originate in the states. (National Archives via AP)

All I want for Christmas is the Constitution

- The Washington Times

Build back better. It's the campaign call of leftists everywhere who want to see a better nation, nay better world, emerging from all this coronavirus stuff. It's such an alluring slogan, but it disguises its nasty socialist catch.

Presumptive President-elect Joe Biden and presumptive Vice President-elect Kamala Harris arrive at an event to introduce their nominees and appointees to economic policy posts at The Queen theater, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)  **FILE**

No Inauguration Day throngs for Biden, Harris

- The Washington Times

You know what no tickets will be allocated for Inauguration Day means for the D.C. region in general and its Metro system in particular: A day off is likely, and losses in revenue are certain. So now the burning question: Does the buck stop at Joe Biden's desk, with Congress or the ambitious Pete Buttigieg, the boy wonder slated to hold the reins of the Department of Transportation?

Illustration on Biden and China by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Biden versus China in 2021: Who will win?

President-elect Joe Biden faces down a post-pandemic world, he faces a new state-of-affairs in which the United States' allies have formed agreements that broadly exclude it, and in which China is stronger than ever.