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    John Bolton endorses Scott Brown, the newest 'national security candidate'

    By Jennifer Harper - The Washington Times

    There's some new support for Scott Brown in his quest for the U.S. Senate seat in New Hampshire. Citing the candidate's "national security credentials", John Bolton has stepped forward to endorse Mr. Brown, and also contribute a tidy $10,000 to his primary and general election campaign. Published July 30, 2014

  • Ron Paul giving away a Colt AR-15 in the name of 'freedom'

    By Jennifer Harper - The Washington Times

    "Each and every one of us has a God-given right — and duty — to defend freedom. That's why Campaign for Liberty is giving away a brand new Colt LE6920MP-B AR-15 equipped with a red dot sight. And so says Ron Paul to fans of his nonprofit activist group, which champions liberty, fiscal responsibility and lots more. Published July 30, 2014

  • Alaska's language challenge: translating tax forms into Siberian Yupik (at $50 an hour)

    By Jennifer Harper - The Washington Times

    Alaska is currently wrestling with a native language challenge: how to translate the state's longest tax measure for local populations? Due on the public ballot in August, the tax forms and informational pamphlet that accompanies the measure are some 50 pages long - and both documents must be translated into Yup'ik, Inupiak, Siberian Yupik, Koyukon Athabascan and Gwich'in Athabascan - the local dialects in the region. Published July 29, 2014

  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Alex's Wake'

    By Martin Rubin - Special to The Washington Times

    The shameful tale of the German liner St. Louis, which sailed the seas in 1939 with its Jewish refugee passengers in search of safe harbor, has been told many times — and why not? Published July 29, 2014

  • MORICI: The real unemployment rate is at least 18%

    By Peter Morici

    Friday, the Labor Department is expected to report the economy added 235,000 jobs in July, and the unemployment rate remained steady at 6.1 percent, but that hardly tells the story. Published July 29, 2014

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reject any legislation dubbed 'comprehensive'


    If you hear a politician utter the word "comprehensive," rest assured that he is seeking re-election. "Comprehensive" is the Gordian knot of politics. Published July 29, 2014

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Media are complicit in Hamas' tactics


    Thank you for Scott Pinsker's excellent column, "Corpse PR: The Hamas handbook" (Web, July 28). Mr. Pinsker's charge that the media have blood on their hands because it encourages Hamas' violence is absolutely right. Published July 29, 2014

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Gazans should help defeat Hamas


    As long as the United Nations is counting the dead, here are some tallies: In Libya, more than 30,000 have been killed; in Egypt, more than 1,000; in Iraq over the past 15 months, there have been 10,500 killed; and in Syria, the granddaddy of them all, 160,000 have been killed. Published July 29, 2014

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