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  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Lovers at the Chameleon Club'

    By Corinna Lothar - Special to The Washington Times

    Paris in the 1930s was rife with "[u]nemployment, inflation, mass bankruptcy, immigration, a crushing national debt, an increasing tax roll, and a diminishing tax base, political scandal, poverty, a shrinking middle class — and the high jinks, over the border, of [its] neighbor, Mr. Hitler." Published July 25, 2014

  • The border crisis could prove a 'big boost' for Republicans as the midterms approach

    By Jennifer Harper - The Washington Times

    "If Republicans unite around the position that all or substantially all of the most recent wave of illegal entrants should be sent back to their home countries as soon as possible, it will give them a big boost as the election season begins to heat up," one analyst advises. Published July 25, 2014

  • BOOK REVIEW: 'That Summer in Paris'

    By Martin Rubin - Special to The Washington Times

    Ever since I read "A Moveable Feast," Ernest Hemingway's marvelously evocative memoir of his salad days in 1920s Paris, I have known just how special it was for him and his generation of American writers Published July 24, 2014

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Trump-Carson a 2016 dream ticket


    I've been reading that Dr. Ben S. Carson, the world famous neurosurgeon, won the recent Western Conservative Summit straw poll in Denver by a convincing margin over the runner-up, Sen. Ted Cruz, Texas Republican ("Carson wins straw poll as conservatives focus on winning battle of ideas," Web, July 20). I like Dr. Carson a lot — but not as president this time around. Published July 24, 2014

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Obama fundraises as the world burns


    Those who feign surprise at the worldwide slaughter of innocents and the refusal of leaders to call out those who commit these acts are responsible for allowing them to continue. Past U.S. presidents took the lead in rallying support to stop these evil acts. Published July 24, 2014

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: No U.S. support for Christian peril


    Here in the United States, the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center tried banning Bible reading in its service hospital, Obama appointees have made it a crime for chaplains and troops to share their faith in the Department of Defense, U. S. military commanders are prohibited from publishing religious programs and services, and a defense directive put Christians in the same category as the Islamic terrorist group that attacked us on Sept. 11, 2001. Published July 24, 2014

  • Some federal help for old American battlefields: $1.3 million to spruce them up

    By Jennifer Harper - The Washington Times

    This might be some federal funding that even the most frugal patriot would approve of. The National Park Service has awarded $1.3 million in preservation grants to help protect, document and interpret 75 of America’s significant battlefield lands. Time and urban progress have taken their toll on such sites, which are heavy with history. Published July 24, 2014

  • SHUSTER: Technology plays key role in transportation

    By U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA)

    Progress in our society and economy typically comes about because of new technologies, or advances in utilizations of technology the assembly line or the internet, for example. Published July 23, 2014

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