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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., arrives to make a statement at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. Pelosi announced that the House is moving forward to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. 
  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Nancy Pelosi’s hostage video

- The Washington Times

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The secret ingredient to a healthy, happy Thanksgiving

Modern research has confirmed what the Pilgrims knew and practiced: Deliberate thankfulness in even the most difficult and challenging circumstances leads to greater happiness, better health, enhanced relationships and better resilience.

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., gives final remarks during a hearing where former White House national security aide Fiona Hill, and David Holmes, a U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, testified before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, during a 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)

Democrats and their tortured truths expose much

- The Washington Times

We're on the cusp of a real constitutional crisis that's pitting the vicious left against a nation of outraged citizens who know full well the partisans in the Democratic Party are only in it to win it, rather than in it to humbly serve.

President Donald Trump listens to Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speak during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House where Trump spoke about his judicial appointments, Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Lindsey Graham is quite right to investigate the Bidens, Burisma

- The Washington Times

Sen. Lindsey Graham, in a series of tweets, said Congress ought to quit the impeachment madness and take a deeper look at Joe Biden and Hunter Biden and Ukrainian energy company Burisma Holdings and so forth and so on -- and he's right. If the Bidens had "Rs" next to their names, not "Ds," the media would be all over this matter.

Women with bright pink hats and signs begin to gather early and are set to make their voices heard on the first full day of Donald Trump's presidency, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) ** FILE **

'Cult of Trump' infects minds of left

- The Washington Times

The left has a new anti-Donald Trump trend, and it's one that goes like this: If you support this president, if you regard this president through any other lens than "impeach, impeach, impeach" -- well then, that means you're part of a cult. Of all the left's deceptive, deceiving, lying-lip, anti-Trump tries, this one has to be the funniest.

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg fills out paperwork, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, at the state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., to appear on the ballot in Arkansas' March 3 presidential primary. Bloomberg hasn't formally announced a bid for the Democratic presidential nomination, but his trip to Arkansas is the latest indication that he is leaning toward a run. (Staton Breidenthal/The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via AP) **FILE**

Bloomberg and Trump, meet Gladys Harrison of Nebraska

- The Washington Times

Republicans, Democrats, independents: Lend me your eyes and ears -- and if Michael Bloomberg and President Trump are paying attention, here's the American voter you both need to court. Her name is Gladys Harrison, and she lives in Omaha, Nebraska, where she runs a restaurant called Big Mama's Kitchen and Catering.

 In this Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, file photo, the U.S. Capitol is seen as the sun sets in Washington. Negotiations on a package of spending bills to fund the federal government have produced a key breakthrough, though considerably more work is needed to wrap up the long-delayed measures. Top lawmakers of the House and Senate Appropriations committees on Saturday, Nov. 23, confirmed agreement on allocations for each of the 12 spending bills. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File) **FILE**

Just how low can the bar go?

Congress is proving to be a legislative limbo champion. In a limbo competition, contestants try to pass under an ever-lowering bar without either falling or dislodging it. Last Thursday night, lawmakers just barely avoided a government shutdown -- about the lowest possible measure of legislative "success."

This image released by Focus Features shows Mark Ruffalo in a scene from "Dark Waters." (Mary Cybulski/Focus Features via AP)

Spreading fear and outrage over PFAS

Mark Ruffalo, who is probably best known for playing Dr. Bruce Banner in the movies set in the Marvel Comics Universe, testified before Congress last week about the alleged dangers posed by PFAS, a group of chemicals some have alleged are poisoning the nation's groundwater.

End 'Pay to Slay' now

The first step toward Middle East peace is to end the hatred. With such strong hatred in the Arab streets, any reasonable leader should think twice before taking a chance.

Spencer made own bed

U.S. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer chose poorly when he decided to argue with the commander in chief about Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher. He chose to punish a decorated warfighter for taking a picture that thousands of in-theater vets and news photographers have taken in every war; and he chose to cross swords with the president and the secretary of Defense.

FILE -  In this Feb. 2, 1982 file photo, opponents of the Equal Rights Amendment listen to speakers during a demonstration at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. Advocates of the Equal Rights Amendment are mounting a tremendous effort to elect supporters of the long-stalled gender equality measure next month in Virginia's elections. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Antiquated Equal Rights Amendment should not get a do-over

Pop quiz: Name a bill first discussed after women got the vote in 1920, failed twice to gain enough state support to pass, yet motivated actor and activist Alec Baldwin to head to Virginia for an off-year election.

Illustration on government interference with 5G technology by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

The FCC must fast track 5G technology

"Impeachment!" may blare from headlines and lead cable news shows, but there is another matter of far-reaching importance that should interest every American who uses technology to communicate. The issue is 5G technology.

Garbage Television Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

The BBC. channels Democratic Party talking points

President Trump regularly accuses the American mainstream media of acting as the official mouthpiece for the Democratic Party, but the British Broadcasting Corp. (BBC) is also now a DNC devotee.

 'Marley' (book jacket)


Author Jon Clinch gives us a whole new and thoroughly caddish Jacob Marley, while letting Scrooge (called by his creator "a grasping, covetous old man") almost completely off the hook in the way of good and evil.

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