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In this Jan. 24, 2017, file photo, Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., right, introduces former wrestling entertainment executive Linda McMahon, center, at her confirmation hearing before the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. At left is Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn. The two senators she competed against in previous bitter campaigns and Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy are complementing McMahon, the new administrator of the Small Business Administration, sworn in Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Sen. Chris Murphy, a classic case of what's wrong with politicians

- The Washington Times

Sen. Chris Murphy just made national headlines for suggesting that social media giants like Facebook and YouTube shouldn't stop at Alex Jones and Infowars, but rather go forward and censor, censor, censor until all signs of objectionable speech are removed from the Internet. Here's a guy who doesn't belong in political office.

In this Wednesday, April 19, 2017, file photo, Alex Jones, a right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist, arrives for a child custody trial at the Heman Marion Sweatt Travis County Courthouse in Austin, Texas. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File)

Alex Jones winning: He's now more popular than ever

- The Washington Times

Alex Jones of Infowars has been booted from YouTube, Apple, Spotify and Facebook for what the tech giants consider his rampant hate speech. And with that, Jones has become the face of the censorship fight. This seems counterproductive to those who would silence him, yes?

President Donald Trump pauses during a rally, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes Barre, Pa.. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Trump's approval numbers put Obama's to shame

- The Washington Times

A new poll from Rasmussen Reports -- the same outlet that correctly predicted the Electoral College winner of the November 2016 presidential election -- finds that 50 percent of likely U.S. voters approve of President Donald Trump's job performance. That's more than Barack Obama touted at this time in his own presidential history.

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough. ** FILE **

Joe Scarborough trips self trying to zing Trump

- The Washington Times

President Donald Trump sent out a mocking tweet against MSNBC's "Morning Joe" program, calling it a "dead show" that's dying in the ratings. And shortly after, show co-host Joe Scarborough ripped back, in essence, Oh, yeah?

A man dressed in American flag clothes holds "Make America Great Again" hats before President-elect Donald Trump speaks at a rally at the LaddPeebles Stadium, Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016, in Mobile, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson) ** FILE **

Massachusetts madwoman arrested for plowing into pro-Trump car

- The Washington Times

This is how crazy the left has become. Chloe Wright, a 25-year-old Massachusetts woman, was driving in Hyannis when she came across a vehicle displaying a pro-President Donald Trump bumper sticker. And the sticker made her so angry, she smashed her car into it, according to local media and police reports.

Fox News host Judge Jeanine Pirro now say unprecedented hatred from the left for President Trump could undermine the nation. (Fox News)

Fox News -- sorry CNN -- wins big in trust test with watchers

- The Washington Times

Fox News -- sorry CNN -- has come in second, behind the BBC, in terms of winning the trust of American television news watchers, according to a new analysis. You think this has anything to do with all the "fake news" outing that's been going on lately, most noticeably by President Donald Trump? No doubt. Americans aren't stupid -- or without choices

In this July 29, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, after returning via Marine One. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Smart GOP candidates will stand by Trump

- The Washington Times

President Donald Trump has announced plans to hit the campaign trail on behalf of fellow Republicans seeking office -- to work "six or seven days a week" to help them win, as he told Sean Hannity of Fox News in a recent interview. The smart ones will stand by him.

In this July 29, 2015, photo, Arthur Gregg "A.G." Sulzberger poses for a photo at The New York Times headquarters in New York. (Todd Heisler/The New York Times via AP) ** FILE **

A.G. Sulzberger, get a grip

- The Washington Times

A.G. Sulzberger, publisher of The New York Times, said in a written statement that the reason he's concerned about President Donald Trump's rhetoric regarding the press is that foreign nations are using it to justify "sweeping crackdowns on journalists." Oh, please. Get a grip.

In this Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, lights shine inside the U.S. Capitol Building as night falls in Washington. (AP Photo/J. David Ake) ** FILE **

Congress should regulate police use of facial recognition technology

- The Washington Times

Congress needs to step up its regulatory game and enact some standards of use for facial recognition technology, at least on law enforcement. That Amazon's "Rekognition" system just falsely identified 28 faces who serve in Congress as criminals only underscores the dire need for some sort of speedy clampdown.

CNN White House correspondent Kaitlan Collins talks during a live shot in front of the White House, Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in Washington. Collins says the White House denied her access to President Donald Trump's Rose Garden statement with the European Union Commission president because officials found her earlier questions "inappropriate." (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) ** FILE **

White House boot of CNN's Kaitlan Collins goes too far

- The Washington Times

The White House has taken its rightful criticism of mainstream media and gone too far. Blocking Kaitlan Collins of CNN from an open Rose Garden press event was a bad move, no matter how President Donald Trump supporters may cheer -- no matter if it wasn't CNN as a whole that was blocked, but only Collins.

In this May 30, 2018, file photo, attorney Michael Cohen arrives to court in New York. Cohen, President Donald Trump's longtime personal attorney says porn actress Stormy Daniel's lawyer is running a "smear campaign" and insists a federal judge must step in and issue a gag order. An attorney for Cohen filed papers Monday, July 2, 2018, in federal court in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Drudge Report slams Michael 'THE RAT' Cohen

- The Washington Times

No really, Drudge, tell us how you feel. The well-read Internet news site blasted a headline that summed up the whole Michael Cohen-Records-Donald-Trump story that's being circled by the buzzards in mainstream media with two short words: "THE RAT."

In this July 10, 2018 photo, a camera with facial recognition capabilities hangs from a wall while being installed at Lockport High School in Lockport, N.Y. The western New York school district is upgrading its existing surveillance system to add technology that will scan faces and alert officials to the appearance of expelled students, sex offenders or weapons it has been programmed to look out for. It could be the start of a trend as more schools wary of shootings consider the technology. (AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson)

Facial scanning abuse looms on H.R. hiring horizons

- The Washington Times

Imagine a day when applying for a job doesn't just include a personality test, but also a facial recognition scan that seeks to determine a new-hire's workplace suitability by analyzing features for trustworthiness, likability and emotional stability. Could you pass the test? More to point: Would you even want to take such an intrusive test?