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A proposal by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, New York Democrat, for a "Green New Deal" could put the U.S. in the red financially, analysts say. (U.S. House of Representatives)

Democrats in deliciously difficult spot with 'Green New Deal'

- The Washington Times

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is poised to get Democrats on record with the "Green New Deal" by forcing a vote. It should be interesting. Some Dems have signed on; many others have stayed silent, no doubt realizing the mocking they'll take from the saner citizens of the nation for supporting such a delusional plan.

In this Jan. 16, 2019, file photo Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., attends a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Bernie Sanders already branded a liar

- The Washington Times

Sen. Bernie Sanders announced his campaign for president on "This Morning" on CBS -- and within minutes, he was already raising eyebrows about his ability to stick with the truth. It's not good to kick off a campaign already branded a liar.

In this Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump declares a national emergency in order to build a wall along the southern border during an event in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo Evan Vucci, File)

A border wall poll that matters

- The Washington Times

A survey from NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist found 85 percent of Republicans say they're A-OK with President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to build a border wall.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., delivers her inaugural address following her swearing-in ceremony at the Renaissance School for Musical Theater and Technology in the Bronx borough of New York on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, like wow, confuses 'Berlin Wall' with America

- The Washington Times

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the socialist with the mostest, unleashed a new wave of fire and fury against this White House, telling a listening America that President Donald Trump's push for border protection, like, is nothing but "a moral abomination," like because it like reminds of like, the Berlin Wall and all. Like wow.

FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2013 file photo, "60 Minutes" reporter Lara Logan takes part in a panel discussion at the Showtime Winter TCA Tour in Pasadena, Calif. Logan is being quarantined in a South Africa hotel for three weeks as a precaution after visiting an American-run hospital treating Ebola patients in Liberia for a "60 Minutes" report that aired Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

Lara Logan, of CBS fame -- a hero to truth

- The Washington Times

Here's something you won't read about every day -- a journalist in the mainstream media speaking publicly about the left-leaning bias of the mainstream media. But that's what Lara Logan, who worked for years as a foreign correspondent for CBS, just did. Somebody give this woman a gold star.

Actor Alec Baldwin walks out of the New York Police Department's 10th Precinct, Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, in New York. Baldwin was arrested Friday after allegedly punching a man in the face during a dispute over a parking spot outside his New York City home, authorities said.(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Alec Baldwin, sorry -- Donald Trump has free speech rights, too

- The Washington Times

President Donald Trump, doing as he does, doing as he always does, took to Twitter to express his displeasure with a "Saturday Night Live" skit that mocked him. And for that, Alec Baldwin, who plays Trump on "SNL," wondered: Did the president threaten my safety? Sorry, Baldwin. Free speech rights run both ways.

President Donald Trump walks out of the Oval Office to deliver remarks in the Rose Garden at the White House to declare a national emergency in order to build a wall along the southern border, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

If Trump's 'egregious,' what was Barack Obama?

- The Washington Times

So President Donald Trump announced he was poised to declare a national emergency at the border, setting leftist tongues a-waggin' about the "egregious" lines of power he was crossing, and "egregious" bypass of Congress he was committing, and "egregious" political precedents he was setting. Hmm. Can you say Barack Obama?

Former Attorney General Eric Holder speaks at Drake University, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Eric Holder for president? Run -- we'd love a Fast and Furious vetting

- The Washington Times

Eric Holder, who served as attorney general under Barack Obama, announced his mulling of a presidential campaign. Run, Eric, run. Americans are still waiting for answers to certain Justice Department issues from the Obama years -- and what better way to get them finally answered than during a presidential campaign vetting?

The State Capitol is illuminated in Richmond, Va., Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. Three of the top elected Democrats in the state are embroiled in controversy. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Blackface, 'dark makeup' and Dems -- and the confusing politics of hate

- The Washington Times

All eyes may be on Virginia and its gubernatorial blackface scandal right now -- but really, the juicier story is watching members of the media duck and dodge for the Democrats caught between a rock and a racist place. It's getting confusing to keep track of when blackface is racist, when it's not and just whom we're supposed to hate.

FILE- In this file photo from Oct. 17, 2018, survivors of child sexual abuse hug in the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa. while awaiting legislation to respond to a landmark state grand jury report on child sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic Church. Lawmakers have returned to the Pennsylvania Capitol for 2019 sessions, but they have yet to revisit a response to child sexual abuse scandals since the debate's late-night collapse that closed last year's final voting day. (AP Photo/Marc Levy, File)

Time to restore marriage rights to priests

- The Washington Times

The Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, SNAP, is holding a summit this week to press Pope Francis into taking stronger action against clergy members who commit acts of sexual abuse. Well and good. But a better course of action would be for the Catholic Church to open its priestly ranks to marriage.

Members of Congress cheer after President Donald Trump acknowledges more women in Congress during his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Trump's SOTU did the impossible

- The Washington Times

In his State of the Union, President Donald Trump managed to do what political watchers wouldn't have predicted possible just a few short hours before his opening words -- and that's draw together the chamber, the Democrats and Republicans, the country. He made Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez smile and applaud, for crying out loud.

In this Aug. 30, 2012, file photo, a tour group walks through the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Harvard under Title IX gun for male-bashing

- The Washington Times

A doctoral student from California has filed a similar complaint against Harvard, claiming "campus gender politics" at the Ivy school have created a "hostile environment" for males. This is called turning the tables on the liberals.

In this Jan. 14, 2019, file photo, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam speaks to a crowd during a Women's Rights rally at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. A push by Virginia Democrats to loosen restrictions on late-term abortions is erupting into a fierce partisan clash due to a lawmaker's comments about late-term abortion. Gov. Ralph Northam added gas to the fire Wednesday, Jan. 30, by describing a hypothetical situation where an infant who is severely deformed or unable to survive after birth could be left to die. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

Ralph Northam, a doctor you definitely wouldn't want

- The Washington Times

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is a pediatric neurologist -- a doctor who treats children who are suffering from problems with their nervous systems. But after hearing his defense of third-trimester abortion, truly, here's a medical professional who shouldn't be allowed anywhere near kids.

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