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Eminem calling for gun control akin to terrorist preaching on peace

- The Washington Times

Eminem, also known as one rap world's most violently, vulgar lyricists -- and whitest -- just dropped a surprise new album on the music community, accompanied by a video in which he makes a plea for gun control. It's hard to take seriously a guy who makes a living off selling violence as a form of art also calling for an end to violence.

Lev Parnas, a Rudy Giuliani associate with ties to Ukraine, arrives for a bail hearing in federal court, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019 in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) ** FILE **

Lev Parnas, another Democratic impeachment dud

- The Washington Times

Much ado has been made by MSNBC and The New York Times and the left and the Democrats about the latest, newest, glitziest, golden boy hoped-for impeachment witness, former Rudy Giuliani business associate Lev Parnas. But this guy is a dud like all the rest.

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, during a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by CNN and the Des Moines Register in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Bernie Sanders, the patriot: 'Our job is to build the United Nations'

- The Washington Times

Oh boy, this is about as far left on foreign policy as a leftist can get -- and no surprise, it's brought to America courtesy of the socialist-slash-democratic-socialist-slash-independent-slash-Democrat, Bernie Sanders. "Our job," he said, at the final Democrat debate in Iowa, broadcast by CNN, "is to build the United Nations." Wow.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., right, joined by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., left, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019 (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Nancy Pelosi's revenge: Trump is 'impeached for life'

- The Washington Times

In between the insistence on impeachment as a dire national security issue and then the holding of the articles, Nancy Pelosi gave a slight hint into why she's been going gung-ho for so long, so viciously, yet so utterly devoid and defiant of facts, against President Donald Trump: It's personal. It's revenge. It's her way of marking Trump for life.

Former Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at a campaign stop to support Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden at the Biden for President Fort Dodge Office, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, in Fort Dodge, Iowa. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

John Kerry's delusional diplomacy

- The Washington Times

John Kerry, former Democratic senator, presidential aspirant and U.S. State Department secretary under Barack Obama, is a heavy pot smoker. He'd have to be to say this: Until President Donald Trump came along, the Iran nuclear deal "was working."

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.

In this frame grab from video posted online, people try to resuscitate victims of a deadly stampede at a funeral procession for a top Iranian general killed in a U.S. airstrike last week, in Kerman, Iran, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2019. Two Iranian semi-official news agencies reported that the stampede in Kerman that killed dozens of people and injured over 200 others took place in Kerman, the hometown of Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani, as the procession got underway. (AP Photo)

Soleimani funeral stampede shows savagery of U.S. enemies

- The Washington Times

Forty died and more than 200 were injured during funeral services for the killed Gen. Qassem Soleimani. Don't know about funerals in your neck of the woods. But typically, in more civilized section, stampedes and angry rallying and loud vows to kill Americans and attack U.S. spots are not part and parcel of the whole funeral procession experience.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., meets with reporters at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019, on the day after the House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump on two charges, abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) ** FILE **

Nancy Pelosi, 2020, keeps up 'bizarre' impeachment strategy

- The Washington Times

Christmas is over, New Year's has ended, 2020 has begun, and what's on the table for Congress is the same that was set last year by Democrats in the House -- impeachment. And that's curious because, in the words of Democrats, impeaching President Donald Trump was a national security must-do, must-do right now.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the U.S. is working on several fronts to pressure Iran. (Associated Press)

Mike Pompeo, best line ever: 'Ask Mr. Soleimani'

- The Washington Times

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in a sit-down with Chris Wallace of Fox News, laid out in precise terms exactly why America is in the right, Iran is in the wrong, and Gen. Qaddem Soleimani, head of the dastardly Quds force, had it coming when President Donald Trump's drone strike took him out and killed him. And then he gave the Best. Line. Ever.

Rose McGowan, you're dismissed

- The Washington Times

Rose McGowan, Hollywood actress, model, author and lately, political activist, has taken to Twitter Extreme to call out America as the evil empire to Iran's blooming innocence, outright apologizing to the terrorist regime for President Donald Trump's takedown of the Revolutionary Guard's Gen. Qassem Soleimani. So Rose: Move to Iran.

Sunlight pours into Grace United Methodist Church during the annual Historic Houses of Worship Tour Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019 in Hagerstown, Md. (Dave McMillion/The Herald-Mail via AP)

United Methodist Church split sets sin on display

- The Washington Times

The United Methodist Church said its organization is going to break into two factions over the issues of LGBTQ rights and same-sex marriage. That's not really a surprise. What is a surprise is that a church, any church, can get by with calling itself a place of Christian worship while scoffing basic biblical teachings of sin and God's will.

In this Oct. 30, 2019, file photo, released by an official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, right, reviews armed forces during a graduation ceremony at Iran's Air Defense Academy, in Tehran, Iran. The U.S. airstrike that killed a prominent Iranian general in Baghdad raises tensions even higher between Tehran and Washington after months of trading attacks and threats across the wider Middle East. (Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP, File)

Iran on notice: This is Trump, not Obama

- The Washington Times

Iran-backed forces attacked Americans at the U.S. Embassy in Iraq, President Donald Trump sent in the airstrikes and killed Quds force chief Gen. Qassem Soleimani at Baghdad International Airport, and now Iran's crying foul, vowing "harsh retaliation" and so forth and so on. But note to Iran: This is not the Barack Obama administration.

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden addresses a gathering during a campaign stop in Exeter, N.H., Monday, Dec. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) ** FILE **

Joe Biden is a snob, and heart-and-soul America knows it

- The Washington Times

Joe Biden told a bunch of rally-goers in Derry, New Hampshire, that coal miners, many of whom live and work in the area, ought to stop all this coal mining nonsense and get with the 21st century program and learn a new trade, a cleaner trade, a more environmentally sound trade -- like coding. What an elitist, entitled, arrogant snob.

Colorado State Rep. Patrick Neville, front, makes a point as, from back left, Barry Arrington, who represents the advocacy group Rocky Mountain Gun Owners, Rep. Dave Williams, Dudley Brown, executive director of the gun group, and Rep. Stephen Humphrey look on during the announcement of plans to file a lawsuit to block a "red flag" law allowing courts to order firearms be taken away from people who pose a danger during a news conference in the State Capitol Thursday, May 2, 2019, in Denver. The Republicans and the group claim that House Democrats violated a section of the state constitution governing the legislative process to get the bill passed earlier this year. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) ** FILE **

Colorado's new red flag gun law well-intentioned, but wrong

- The Washington Times

A new red flag gun law just took effect in Colorado giving family members and law enforcement officials the authority to petition a judge to strip an individual's Second Amendment rights based on concerns of mental fitness. And well-intentioned as that law might be -- it stems from the fatal shooting of a sheriff's deputy by a mentally deranged man -- it's still unconstitutional. It's still wrong.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., gestures for Democrats to stop taking during a vote on the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Impeachment costs stretch into -- umm, unknown millions

- The Washington Times

It's bad enough we've got a highly partisan impeachment hunt being led by highly anti-Donald Trump partisans whose sole purpose in political life is to disrupt this White House and boot the president from office. But how about those taxpayers? How about the taxpayers footing this impeachment bill? Well on that, we just don't know.

Church and community members, including Matt Pacholczyk, left, and his wife, Faith Pacholczyk, stand outside West Freeway Church of Christ for a candlelight vigil, Monday, Dec. 30, 2019, in White Settlement, Texas. A gunman shot and killed two people before an armed security officer returned fire, killing him during a service at the church on Sunday. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

Second Amendment saves lives in Texas church

- The Washington Times

Two people were killed and another wounded in Texas after a man wearing a fake beard, wig, hat and long coat entered a church in the community of White Settlement, pulled out a shotgun and began firing. Tragic and horrible as that is -- it could've been much worse. The gunman was stopped in his tracks by a gun-carrying church-goer.