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In this Friday, June 10, 2016 photo, Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards raises the arm of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton during a Planned Parenthood Action Fund membership event in Washington. A week after Donald Trump was elected president of the United States, Planned Parenthood has reported an unprecedented outpouring of support, with more than 128,000 people making donations. The organization said at least 20,000 of the donations made reference to Vice President-elect Mike Pence, who as a congressman and governor of Indiana has been an advocate of tough pro-choice restrictions. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon/File)`

Overturning Roe v Wade is a fantasy

If you believe President Donald Trump's Supreme Court appointments will eventuate in overruling the constitutional right to an abortion decreed 43 years ago by a 7-2 vote in Roe v. Wade (1973), then you are living in fantasyland.

Solo simmering in the soothing Blue Lagoon near Reykjavik in Iceland. (Photo courtesy of Blue Lagoon)

Solo travel tips: Best places for your bliss

My first experience of traveling solo was not an easy one. I had broken with a group I had been traveling with from Europe to East Africa and ended up in Somalia.

In this July 25, 2016, photo, Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., speaks during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Ellison, a prominent progressive and the first Muslim elected to Congress, has emerged as an early contender to become chair of the Democratic National Committee, backed by much of the partys liberal wing. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Hard lessons for the DNC and LPGA

The 2016 election season is over and the verdicts are in. Not only did the Republican candidate win the White House, the GOP maintained control of the Senate and kept its overwhelming majority in the House of Representatives. The Republicans also have more governors in the 50 states than at any time in history. Toss in the huge Republican gains of 2014 and it appears America has made a clear statement.

U.S. President Harry S. Truman holds up an Election Day edition of the Chicago Daily Tribune, which mistakenly announced "Dewey Defeats Truman" on Nov. 4, 1948.   Associated Press photo

The Fourth Estate and election coverage

"Why didn't we know?" is the question most often heard since last week's stunning election results. Dozens of daily polls were all wrong: why didn't we know? Trillions of words filled billions of web pages - so why didn't we know?

Students at the University of Texas at Austin lead a protest down to Congress Bridge Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, in Austin, Texas. Hundreds of University of Texas students march through downtown Austin in protest of Donald Trump's presidential victory. (Joshua Guerra/The Daily Texan via AP)

Stop funding college-campus nanny state

The last ballots had not even been counted when the left went bat guano crazy. Liberals rioted in the streets. On college campuses, colleges and universities offered "counseling" for students shocked by the results.

Murderous Iran Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

What Trump's foreign policy should look like

President-elect Donald Trump campaigned against the multi-trillion dollar military industrial-counterterrorism complex (MICC). Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and her battalions of neo-con myrmidons were its drum majors.

Donald Trump bows his head during a prayer at a town hall on July 25 in Roanoke, Virginia. (Associated Press)

Donald Trump transition: Now what?

It seems that in every generation the United States of America finds a president who leads us in a new direction: Abraham Lincoln in 1860, Theodore Roosevelt in 1901, Franklin Roosevelt in 1932, Lyndon Johnson in 1964, Ronald Regan in 1980. And now it's 2016 and Donald Trump takes his turn.

In this April 5,2016 photo, Eisenmann Corp. project manager Joe Schlesinger checks a schematic drawing at the company's headquarters in Crystal Lake, Ill. For some companies that employ a large segment of millennials in McHenry County, they've found that a clearly marked career path, engagement and perks providing the work-life balance many millennial workers are known to desire all can draw them to suburban locations and keep them there. (H. Rick Bamman/Northwest Herald via AP) CHICAGO TRIBUNE OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT

Millennials prefer the real deal

Millennials make up a trillion-dollar demographic, according to a 2014 study by Accenture. Their estimated spending is close to $600 billion, and they possess more than 20 percent of consumer discretionary purchase power.

Pastor John MacArthur, screen shot from video used in this article.

Pastor John MacArthur: 'Which Party will uphold God's design for government?'

Pastor John MacArthur: "No Christian can vote for a coalition--an earthly, powerful, social, political machine--that reverses that. That sets out to punish those who do good and protect those who do evil. When you see that, it's pretty clear who to vote for. The current pattern of the Democratic Party is trending in the reverse direction of God's design for Government."

"Based on our review, we have not changed our conclusions that we expressed in July with respect to Secretary Clinton," FBI Director James B. Comey said. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

FBI chief James Comey should resign

In early 2013 upon leaving her post as Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton was required by law to turn over all work related emails to the State Department to assure she, and they, complied with public records laws and could appropriately respond to any Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.