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Illustration on disbanding the TSA by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Streamlining airport security

In August, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) ended a monthlong contest it hopes will shorten the time that travelers spend in airport-security lines.

Illustration on the Democratic party in trouble by William Brown/Tribune Content Agency

Democrats’ bad poll numbers getting worse

A game-changing revolution is brewing across the nation’s political landscape, though it’s getting little serious attention in the liberal news media right now.

Illustration on the EPA's harming of the low-income, minority and elderly by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

Phony ‘environmental justice’ at EPA

Secretary of State John F. Kerry recently called climate change “the world’s most fearsome weapon of mass destruction.” The Environmental Protection Agency says it is “happening right now.”

Illustration on the bloody reality of Middle East war by Nancy Ohanian/Tribune Content Agency

Who wants war?

Some pundits are saying that President Obama has been floundering in his response to the ISIS crisis because public opinion polls show most Americans don’t want another war.

EDITORIAL: Making war on supercars

The bureaucrats at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have obviously seen too many gangster movies. Parents everywhere can sleep soundly now that the Obama administration has protected their children from the menace of the trunks in supercars.

Illustration on Scotland's remaining in the British Union by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

Why Scotland decided to keep the United Kingdom united

I imagine James Bond is relieved. After all, one can’t very well be “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service” if one is no longer Her Britannic Majesty’s subject — which one would not be had a majority of Scots voted for independence, thereby severing the knot Scotland and England tied 307 years ago.

Illustration on the curative foundation of education in a child's life by Donna Grethen/Tribune Content Agency

Overcoming hardship to survive and thrive

We have heard much about the tragic events in Ferguson, Mo., during which a young man lost his life, a community became enraged, and many differing definitions of justice emerged. All human life is precious, and we should be concerned when any life is prematurely terminated, regardless of the circumstances.

A poor way to fight poverty

It’s been 50 years now since the federal government launched its “War on Poverty.” But the numbers just released by the Census Bureau suggest we’re in a losing battle.

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why religious liberty matters

As a country that was founded on the principles of religious freedom, America, ironically, by the insidious chipping away of our religious liberties, has become that which the early colonists had fled; namely, a country that persecutes Christians ("Poll: Americans want more politics with their preaching," Web, Sept. 22).

Illustration on the consequences of political donor information disclosure laws by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

The right to speak and be left alone

The best time to speak out about the policy issues you believe in is during the time of year when the most people are paying attention — the election season.