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President Donald Trump during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Trump is the answer to all that ails Washington

- The Washington Times

In a whirling dervish White House press conference, President Trump manhandled the press, piledrived all the fake news and reminded the world why he tore through both political parties and got elected president in the first place.

Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn merely dished in private to a top Russian official the precise same sentiments President Trump has been dishing. (Associated Press)

Media and liberals think they've finally caught their prey

- The Washington Times

So Mike Flynn violated some arcane statute that has never been prosecuted in the more than 200 years it has been on the books. The statute is so loosely defined that Jimmy Carter, Dennis Rodman and the entire Clinton Cartel could have been rung up on that charges a hundred times over.

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson smiles at a news conference about a federal appeals court's refusal to reinstate President Trump's ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations. (Associated Press)

Make SCOTUS great again: Liberal judges push their own end

- The Washington Times

Thursday night's ruling to uphold the stay on President Trump's executive order by the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals was not surprising. It is incontrovertible proof that these judges, and far too many other judges, simply do not believe that the American people have the right to govern themselves.

George Orwell

'1984': Making liberals great again

- The Washington Times

Are the kids finally waking up and after decades of blithe ignorance and deciding to finally educate themselves about social studies? Are they suddenly "woke" to the ancient questions such as "Who should govern?" and "Where do rights come from?"

Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta said the FBI did not contact him about the hack into his personal email account until after WikiLeaks began publishing his emails by the thousands on Oct. 7, 2016. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Rolling out the red carpet for hackers

- The Washington Times

Whether Sen. John McCain and Democrats on the Senate Armed Services Committee intended for Thursday's Russian hack hearings to be used to undermine the U.S. presidential election, one thing is for sure: The hearings WILL be used to undermine the election -- precisely as the Russians wanted.

Bill Clinton

Bubba's shift from man of people to elitist is complete

President-elect Donald Trump has so thoroughly turned the political world upside down and inside out that he has entirely defanged Bill Clinton. The most potent and effective operative dominating the American political scene for nearly 30 years is now an out-of-touch elitist snob.

A scene from the 1985 Chevy Chase film, "Fletch."

All the fake news that's fit to print!

- The Washington Times

Long after the rest of America gave up on the mainstream media, the Old Gray Lady has finally discovered the fake news we have complained about for decades. And as with most things, the New York Times takes it to a level and sophistication that is the envy of the establishment media firmament.

Jeff Sessions was nominated by President Reagan in 1986 for a judgeship, but senators blocked him over what they said were racist tendencies. (Associated Press/File)

Democrats honed the dog whistle of racism on Sessions

In 1986, President Reagan nominated Jefferson Beauregard Sessions to the federal bench. The son of a general store keeper, Mr. Sessions was highly regarded for his intellect and devotion to the Constitution. The American Bar Association deemed him "qualified" for the post. But then he came to Washington and met the United States Senate for confirmation hearings.

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