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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., meets with reporters following escalation of tensions this week between the U.S. and Iran, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Democrats are the party of never-ending hypocrisy

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is showing Americans that Democrats continue to be fixated on their only objective: Undoing the results of the 2016 election by removing President Trump from office.

House Freedom Caucus member Rep. Jody Hice, R-Ga., from left, with fellow members Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., and Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., speaks during a rally in support of President Donald Trump, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Rep. Jody Hice: It's the God-given that makes us great

- The Washington Times

Rep. Jody Hice said the most crucial principle to remember about America is that here, in this country, individual rights come from God, not the government, and that deviating from this path leads to cultural degradation, Big Government, socialism and, ultimately, utter governmental and societal collapse. He's right, you know.

President Donald Trump addresses the nation from the White House on the ballistic missile strike that Iran launched against Iraqi air bases housing U.S. troops, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, in Washington, as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley, Vice President Mike Pence, and others look on. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

The power of 'maximum pressure'

Leading political luminaries contend each captain of the U.S. ship of state must have a doctrine guiding the nation's foreign policy. President Trump doesn't have one, they argue, and that's why he's gotten crossways with Iran. To the contrary, the president's strategy for dealing with the Islamic state's malevolent mullahs is as clear as it is simple: Maximum pressure. Judging from the most recent exchange of hostilities, it appears to be working.

Press, left praise killers

The accolades heaped on the memories of Iranian Gen. Soleimani and Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis by our press is reminiscent of Cher eulogizing the late Sonny Bono, whom she divorced ("Democrats, media face backlash for slamming Trump instead of Soleimani," Web, Jan. 6). But then, our press eulogized the murderous Fidel Casto of Cuba and Hugo Chavez of Venezuela, too. Don't forget how Osama bin Laden was the saint of our press at one time. And then there were the Hollywood "friends in high places" who adored Harvey Weinstein, and the Clintons, who bonded with Jeffrey Epstein.

Hypocrite Pelosi

How interesting that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is so "concerned" about President Trump's decision to take out an Iranian general (a man responsible for the murder of Americans, by the way) — but she supported President Bill Clinton's illegal bombing of Serbia (which never attacked America) in 1999 for 78 days ("Nancy Pelosi: House to trigger War Powers Resolution to limit Trump's retaliation against Iran," Web, Jan. 5).

'Topics of Conversation' (book cover)

BOOK REVIEW: 'Topics of Conversation'

Miranda Popkey's "Topics of Conversation" feels, and often reads, like a diary. For one thing, it's a small easy-to-hold book. More significantly, since its narrative spools out as a series of conversations between the unnamed chronicler and other women, reading it is rather like peeking into someone's private journal.

Illustration on high college tuition by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

Why colleges must be encouraged to coordinate tuition reductions

The Justice Department can -- and should -- do much more to help reduce costs and allow less elite private schools to act together to reduce their tuition, something that the Obama administration's Justice Department vigilantly sought to prohibit.

Illustration on alt-right Groypers masquerading as a Republican conservatives (based on the Groyper toad character) by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

No, Nick Fuentes and his 'Groypers' are not conservatives

The recent outburst of anti-Jewish violence in the United States has sparked a conversation about anti-Semitism that emphasizes three main points of origin in contemporary America for this old and dangerous hatred.

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.

Author Chelsea Clinton speaks at the 30th annual GLAAD Media Awards at the New York Hilton Midtown on Saturday, May 4, 2019, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) ** FILE **

Chelsea Clinton's dubious 'earnings'

With all the talk about Hunter Biden these days, one might get the impression that he is the only child of a politician to benefit from his parents' position and the last name they inherited.

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