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Can the United States avoid a global recession?

Is the world going into a recession? And if so, can the United States avoid being dragged in? Even though there are many who speak with great certainty as if they did know, the short and correct answer to both questions is no one knows.

House Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism member Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., speaks during a hearing on "meeting the challenge of white nationalist terrorism at home and abroad" on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Ilhan Omar can divorce, but she can't hide

- The Washington Times

Rep. Ilhan Omar has filed for divorce from Ahmed Hirsi, the father of her three children. And all the rest of the country goes: What's going on with this Muslim Democratic congresswoman from Minnesota, anyway? Her personal life doesn't just seem a mess. It's also, legally speaking, a curious mix of question marks and asterisks.

Illustration on Alexander Gabyshev and Vladimir Putin by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

A shaman unnerves Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has deliberately cultivated the image of a macho guy, a man's man, who fears nothing. He rides a stallion bareback; he dives for underwater treasure (and conveniently finds some).

 'The Other End of the Line' (book jacket)

BOOK REVIEW: 'The Other End of the Line'

"The Other End of the Line," translated by Stephen Sartarelli, offers a good murder mystery, a strong sense of atmosphere, and vivid descriptions of interesting characters, places and Sicilian food.

The Twilight of Democracy Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Restoring support for democracy

With government/civics classes marginalized for decades, one-third of Americans cannot name a single branch of the federal government.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is joined by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., at a news conference as House Democrats move ahead in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. In an unusual show of anger today, Trump defended his phone call with the president of Ukraine and said Adam Schiff may have committed treason by investigating the matter. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Trump flips tables on foes Pelosi, Schiff

- The Washington Times

President Donald Trump, in a late Sunday evening Twitter rant, did what he does and continues to do and with just a few short characters spread over a few short tweets, utterly slammed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Adam Schiff. This is why Trump's "poll numbers are defying the impeachment mess," as CNBC recently wrote.

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., joins Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., right, at a news conference as House Democrats move on depositions in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. In an unusual show of anger today, Trump defended his phone call with the president of Ukraine and said Adam Schiff may have committed treason by investigating the matter. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) **FILE**

Impeachment schmeachment

Congressional leftists have finally gone stark raving mad. In the leftists' latest quest to destroy the president through impeachment, Americans know it's really "impeachment schmeachment." In other words, they are engaged in just another sham.

'Freedom is not free'

In its most common usage, the expression "Freedom isn't free" is intended to convey gratitude for the service of members of the military and to recognize that the freedoms we all enjoy are possible only because of the risks taken, and sacrifices made, by veterans and current members of the armed forces.

Many abortuaries dirty, unsafe

"Judge issues mixed ruling in abortion law challenge" (Web, Sept. 30) is biased, inaccurate and once again shows that abortionists think they should be allowed to operate without any legal constraints.

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The media's impeachment spin continues

The leftist warriors who dominate the media are more concerned over the Trump administration's efforts to bring justice to those who misused their position and abused their authority.

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