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Billionaires reap big bucks during coronavirus despair

- The Washington Times

The coronavirus has been devastating to America's economy, to America's businesses, to America's entrepreneurs, to America's farmers and fitness trainers and food servers and file clerks -- to blue-collar and white-collar workers alike. Not all, however, have similarly suffered.

Democrats Jon Ossoff (left) and Raphael Warnock had campaign ads "to communicate warm, caring personalities" writes former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, where Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler had "almost entirely negative ads." (Associated Press)

GINGRICH: The Georgia GOP Disaster

As a Republican who began his volunteer activities in Georgia in the 1960 Richard Nixon-Henry Lodge campaign, I think it is necessary to have the courage to face the depth and scale of yesterday's disaster in Georgia.

Hold cheaters accountable

I really hope that every member of Congress and all the state legislatures realize just how important the 2020 presidential election was and continues to be. The level of voter fraud in this election cannot be ignored, and only Congress and the state legislatures can fix the cheating and bring us back from the brink of civil war. As things look right now, these corrupt politicians are going to try to bury the evidence — or just ignore it and hope there will be no consequences.

Iran's sanction-free path forward

It is now obvious that Iran has decided to go ahead with its enriched-uranium program, a critical step in its nuclear-bomb program ("Iran says it begins 20% uranium enrichment amid U.S. tensions," Web, Jan. 4). This decision was probably taken to force a concession from the incoming Biden administration for a renewal of the flawed nuclear agreement that gave Iran a lifting of sanctions and a path to the nuclear bomb, coupled with a continuation of its long-range-missile technology. With this tactic, Iran will have the best of all worlds, as sanctions against it are lifted and its current military programs can continue.

A British Union flag flies atop the Houses of Parliament in London, on the morning after the U.K. fully left the European Union, Friday, Jan. 1, 2021.  This New Year's Day is the first day after Britain's Brexit split with the European bloc's vast single market for people, goods and services. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Brexit is a reality; the U.S. must act accordingly

Britain has left the European Union. Now, the United States faces a simple choice. It can either stand idly by as other nations make trade deals with Britain, or it can negotiate a free trade agreement for its own benefit.

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Robert Littell on 'Comrade Koba'

In Robert Littell's novel "Comrade Koba," a young boy named Leon, who along with other parentless children, is hiding in the labyrinth of secret rooms of a large house where many Soviet officials, like his late father, lived and worked.

A journalist walks past the police headquarters in Hong Kong, Thursday, July 30, 2020. Hong Kong police have made their first major arrests under a new national security law, detaining four young people on suspicion of inciting secession. Police say they arrested three males and one female, aged 16 to 21, at three locations. All are believed to be students. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung) ** FILE **

China goes 'full rogue,' sparking fears of next 'Cuban Missile Crisis'

- The Washington Times

The mass arrest of pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong, combined with the messaging of China's president for all soldiers to be on alert for combat "at all times," has set the global stage for the "most dangerous moment since the Cuban Missile Crisis," according to one China affairs expert, Gordon G. Chang. That's comforting.

In this May 22, 2020, file photo the dome of the U.S. Capitol Building is visible through heavy fog in Washington. With COVID-19 cases hitting alarming new highs and a grim rising death toll, the pandemic's devastating cycle is happening all over again, leaving Congress little choice but to engineer another costly rescue. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

No party for moderate men: Blue Dog Democrats are confused, scared and all but neutered

There are not many Blue Dog Democrats, that old redoubt of moderate liberals, left these days. As our colleague David Sherfinski reported last week, this once influential voting bloc has been diminished to about two dozen members. Like strangers in a foreign land, these days they appear out of step with party aims, and relegate their "serious" actions to letter writing and, we imagine, various forms of hand wringing.

Courts should have heard fraud cases

Justice has long been said to be blind. After the bogus 2020 presidential election the saying should be changed to "Justice is deaf, dumb, blind and dead." To put it into perspective, the vast majority of TV news outlets and newspapers have been saying there is no evidence of fraud in the election.

Candace Owens for governor

The last time a Republican won a gubernatorial race in Connecticut was 2002. The winner was a woman named Jodi Rell, and she was the first female governor from the Republican Party to win that state, as well as the second female governor in Connecticut's history.

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