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Tea party-candidate Joe Carr, Tennessee Republican, is running against Sen. Lamar Alexander. (Photo: Joe Carr campaign for Senate)

The Dave Brat of 2016

Two years ago, people who read my columns in The Washington Times heard something they were not hearing about anyplace else. The sitting House Majority Leader, Eric Cantor, was in trouble and would be beaten in his primary.

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2016 Toyota Prius: An eco-friendly smart car

Go green in the perfect eco-friendly head turner. The 2016 Toyota Prius is not only long on great fuel economy, but also it looks good and behind the wheel it feels even better than ever before. The Prius has been redesigned for 2016 and you will definitely notice it is a quieter ride with a refined vibe both inside and out.

Straight outta somewhere

We are all born into families, situations and places not of our choosing, and it's those things that mold who and what we become and the life we live. As powerless as this reality may seem, there is a stark difference between choosing to be shaped by an experience or defined by one.

Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump walk on stage to greet Republican Vice Presidential Nominee Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana during the third day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Should Ukraine be worried about Trump?

Much has been written about Donald Trump's foreign policy — or what the media wants to say is Mr. Trump's foreign policy. The truth is, no one really knows exactly what Mr. Trump will do in the geopolitical arena as president of the United States, except to say that he will put America first.

FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 7, 2016, before the House Oversight Committee to explain his agency's recommendation to not prosecute Hillary Clinton, now the Democratic presidential candidate, over her private email setup during her time as secretary of state, . (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Bill, Hillary, Loretta Lynch, James Comey and the emails

So, let's review what took place: Tuesday, June 28: Former President Bill Clinton suddenly appears to Attorney General Loretta Lynch in the cabin of her airplane parked on the tarmac in Phoenix, Arizona. Secret Service agents deny access to news photos and videos of the visit.

In this Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, photo, the sun sets behind a McDonald's in Ebensburg, Pa. Starbucks and McDonalds told The Associated Press on July 18, 2016, that they're in the process of implementing technology to filter pornography from Wi-Fi connections at their stores. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

3 faith headlines

Will the "Johnson Amendment" end with a Trump White House?; can pro-life nurses keep their jobs?; McDonalds installs porn filters

Sen. James Lankford, Oklahoma Republican, is releasing "Federal Fumbles," a report that compiles some of the questionable and ridiculous projects on which the government has chosen to spend taxpayers' money. (Associated Press)

2 faith headlines

Prayer meeting in Cleveland; The path that brought Lankford to the Senate; Franklin Graham writes about America the beautiful

Good fats promote heart health

Over time, fat has been ostracized, shamed and demonized. However, not all fat deserves this bad rap. Some fats are essential for our body, as they form the building blocks of cells and tissues.

"I am getting questions constantly from foreign leaders about some of the wackier suggestions that are being made," President Obama said, taking a sharp detour into the campaign to succeed him. (Associated Press) **FILE**

The media 'Industry of Lies'

We live in the information age, and it turns out to be an age that overflows with misinformation and disinformation. If Francis Bacon was right when he said, "knowledge is power," then we are powerless indeed. We have more access to information than the world has ever why are we still so ill-informed?