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Tucker Carlson, host of "Tucker Carlson Tonight," poses for photos in a Fox News Channel studio, in New York, Thursday, March 2, 2107. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) ** FILE **

Fox News boycott? Now it's Tucker Carlson's turn

- The Washington Times

Once again, Fox News has been set in the crosshairs of angry left-leaning activists who still haven't grasped the concept that freedom of speech runs both ways -- both liberal and conservative -- and who are now, currently, as we speak, drooling up boycotts of the media giant. This time? It's Tucker Carlson.

The Capitol is seen in Washington, Friday morning, Dec. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Government shutdown? Yawn

- The Washington Times

Sen. Chuck Schumer said in a recent NBC "Meet the Press" appearance that Republicans ought not allow President Donald Trump to shut down the government over a "temper tantrum" about the need to fulfill campaign pledges and build a border wall. But really, a government shutdown is not all that. It's actually quite a yawner.

Terry Swann protests against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh outside the office of U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York) ** FILE **

Another RINO bites the dust

- The Washington Times

So Tani Cantil-Sakauye, the chief justice of the Supreme Court of California, has left the Republican Party, in part, because of the backlash from all the sexual allegations that swirled about Brett Kavanaugh, newly confirmed U.S. Supreme Court justice. Well, goodbye and good riddance.

MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski on the Nov. 17, 2017 edition of "Morning Joe." (MSNBC)

Mika Brzezinski by a different name would be fired

- The Washington Times

Mika Brzezinski of "Morning Joe" fame made a tasteless joke about Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as possibly a "wanna dictator's butt-boy" during an MSNBC segment with Sen. Dick Durbin. And much as she apologized, fact is: If Brzezinski were named, say, Tucker Carlson, or Sean Hannity, or Laura Ingraham, today's mainstream media would be filled with expressions of outrage.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., right, accompanied by Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer of N.Y., left, speaks to members of the media outside the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, following a meeting with President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

The left and its national security problem

- The Washington Times

For whatever reason, Democrats don't give the impression of caring a whit about the state of national security -- which, if you carry that to its natural conclusion, would mean they don't care much about the safety and security of American citizens, either. How else to describe their dug-in resistance to the border security America so desperately needs?

Central American migrants march to the U.S. consulate in Tijuana, Mexico, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. Migrants want U.S. authorities to speed up the asylum application process for members of migrant caravans seeking to enter the U.S., including accepting more applications per day. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

Migrants' audacious blackmail of U.S. won't end well

- The Washington Times

A bunch of migrants from Central America reportedly sent a list of demands to the U.S. Consulate in Tijuana that went like this: Pay us $50,000, and we'll go home. Don't pay us, and we'll stay. Oh, and in the meantime, speed up the asylum process so more of us can enter America. Does this scenario end well, in anybody's imaginations?

In this Jan. 6, 2017, file photo, a translucent screen shows smart car technology at the Intel booth during CES International in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

A.I. experts warn of loss of free will, need for morality

- The Washington Times

Pew Research Center asked 979 technology experts, business and policy leaders, scientists and science-minded activists and the like just how they thought artificial intelligence would impact humans by the year 2030 -- and while 63 percent waxed positive, another 37 percent warned of the negatives. That's a sizable percentage.

In this Nov. 14, 2018, file photo, Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., talks with reporters following a photo opportunity on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's weak whine on Paul Ryan

- The Washington Times

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez went on a bit of a whine fest on Twitter, calling out the country for its so-called "double standards" of giving Rep. Paul D. Ryan high marks for getting elected at a young age while calling her a "fraud" for doing the same. Thing is: Ryan's not a socialist.

CIA Director John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 16, 2016, before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on the Islamic State. Brennan said that the Islamic State remains "formidable" and "resilient," is training and attempting to deploy operatives for further attacks on the West and will rely more on guerrilla-style tactics to compensate for its territorial losses in the Middle East. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

John Brennan's rip of Donald Trump forgets this one crucial fact

- The Washington Times

Former CIA director and loud-mouthed hater of all-things-this-White House John Brennan ripped into President Donald Trump with an angry tweet that crowed about the "trouble you are in" and cheered the fact that "you will never have the opportunity to run for public office again." Except that's wrong.

Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, arrives to interview Simona Mangiante Papadopoulos, wife of former Donald Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos at a closed-door meeting with Democrats on the House intelligence committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Democrats still regurgitating, after all these years

- The Washington Times

After two years of President Donald Trump, a midterm election and a Russia collusion investigation that's led nowhere, you'd think Democrats would've found a new rally call. But nope. It's "impeach Trump" in 2016, before he even took office; it's "impeach Trump" in 2018, just as the clock's about to strike 2019.

In this Aug. 9, 2017, file photo, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert speaks during a briefing at the State Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

On Heather Nauert, Snarky McSnark faces need not apply

- The Washington Times

Ninety percent of Heather Nauert's job will be done if she only stands tall in the face of all the globalized hand-wringers of the world -- if she only, for instance, does what outgoing Ambassador Nikki Haley has done, what former Ambassador John Bolton once did.

This Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, shows the Statue of Liberty in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

New welfare numbers show sickness of America's spirit

- The Washington Times

The latest Census Bureau numbers find that more than seven of 10 households headed by immigrants in California, and nearly the same amount in Texas, are on the taxpayer dole. So much for the Democrat sheep who bleat that concerns of immigrant-tied drains on welfare are simply rooted in racism and hate.

Chris Cuomo attends the Turner Networks 2018 Upfront at One Penn Plaza on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) ** FILE **

Chris Cuomo, sorry, but Christmas isn't about open borders

- The Washington Times

CNN's Chris Cuomo offered up a somewhat off-the-rails rationale for why America ought to open borders wide for the migrants trying to enter the country -- and suggested it was a Christian's Christmas duty. Sorry, Cuomo. Christmas isn't about open borders. Neither is Christianity, for that matter.

Mexican citizens climb the border fence to take pictures of themselves on top, in Tijuana, Mexico, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018. While many in Tijuana are sympathetic to the plight of Central American migrants and trying to assist, some locals have shouted insults, hurled rocks and even thrown punches at the migrants. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

Liberals' love affair with false thinking

- The Washington Times

A Princeton professor of African American studies, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, said in a tweet about the caravan at America's borders that the White House ought to "open the border" and "let them all in." After all, "No human being is illegal," Taylor went on.

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