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CNN host Don Lemon said Thursday he "had to get rid of" a lot of President Trump-supporting friends during the coronavirus pandemic, because he thinks they are "too far gone" in their delusions and "have to hit rock bottom like an addict" in order to accept reality. (Screenshot via CNN)

Media need post-election shakeup

- The Washington Times

If this election shows anything, it's these two things: Pollsters should be fired. By the dozens. And media executives should take the plunge and shake up their staff. By the dozens. Add some conservatives. Add some Christians. Add some people who can tell when the pollsters are spot on or off the mark.

In this 2000 photo provided by ChinaAid, pastor Wang Yi, left, poses with his wife Jiang Rong at the study room of their home. China on Monday, Dec. 30, 2019, sentenced the prominent pastor who operated outside the Communist Party-recognized Protestant organization to nine years in prison. The People's Intermediate Court in the southwestern city of Chengdu said Wang Yi was also convicted of illegal business operations, fined and had his personal assets seized. (ChinaAid via AP)  **FILE**

How China targets Chinese Christians

According to recent reports, Chinese authorities have altered the famous Bible verse where Jesus forgives a woman who commits adultery: They rewrote the story so that Jesus himself stones her to death. This is an egregious affront on the text that Christians hold sacred. Worse, it's one of many offenses committed by the CCP against religious people in its crusade to bring religion under state control.

Christina Henderson won a hotly contested at-large seat on the D.C. Council. (Image courtesy of Whitney Porter)  **FILE**

D.C. gals rule the roost

- Associated Press

The complete list of winners and losers from the Nov. 3 elections is lengthy. The District of Columbia, though, is a unique fishbowl. Not only because it is the nation's capital, but because its hybrid status allows RINOs, DINOs, Libbies, Greenies and Shadows to game the democratic system. Women candidates latched on and, if Tuesday's elections results run the current course, will control the political, cultural and socio-economic strings.

Supporters pose with U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, center, following his victory speech after winning another term in office on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)

Hope in the 'Great Blue Wave' of 2020

- The Washington Times

Of all the dire predictions American voters have suffered through this year, few came more often than the confident assurances by all the experts that Republicans would lose control of the Senate in places like South Carolina and Texas.

Illustration on cryptocurrency by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

Will America or China be No. 1 in cryptocurrency?

Regardless of what happens in the election, virtually everyone on the planet agrees that it would be better for the United States to remain the No. 1 economic, cultural, and military power in the world.

Voters slowly make their way through the long line at the J.T. Neely Building at Veterans Park in Tupelo Miss., Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, as they and others vote for the next president.(Thomas Wells/The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal via AP)

Pollsters got it wrong again

Pundits claimed Republicans would lose between five and 15 seats in the House. It appears they've picked up a few. And because final results will not be known until states count mail-in votes and end their extended vote-counting processes, Republicans could pick up a few more.

Illustration on health care transparency by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Implementing a health plan that puts patients first

When it comes to your No. 1 priority -- the health of you and your family -- the information superhighway has yet to reach you. This roadblock has created deep dysfunction in America's health care system.

FILE - In this undated file photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, an airplane flies over caribou from the Porcupine Caribou Herd on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in northeast Alaska. Environmental groups wasted no time challenging the Trump administration's attempt to open part of an Alaska refuge where polar bears and caribou roam free to oil and gas drilling. (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service via AP, File)

Why drilling in the Arctic is a fool's errand

Despite an overwhelming lack of evidence that pursuing oil and gas development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) will provide any significant revenue, the Department of the Interior continues to push forward with plans to drill.

A look back at Ray Bradbury's crime stories

Ray Bradbury, who was born in 1920 and died in 2012 at the age of 91, wrote 400 short stories and nearly 50 books in his lifetime. He is best known for his novels, such as "Fahrenheit 451," "The Martian Chronicles" and "Something Wicked This Way Comes," as well as other science fiction, fantasy and horror stories.

Illustration on Biden's health care plan by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

Biden's $750 billion health plan fixes nothing

Democrat Joe Biden made his plan for a new public government-run health insurance option a centerpiece of his presidential campaign. But another key provision of his health care agenda has gotten considerably less attention.

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