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  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Douglass would abhor affirmative action


    In his July 9 column "A primer on race," Thomas Sowell uses Jason Riley's new book "Please Stop Helping Us" to make the point that governmental "affirmative action" policies hurt black Americans far more often than they help them. Published July 9, 2014

  • EDITORIAL: Banning internships, hurting interns


    Finding a paying job these days is hard enough. Certain liberals on the Left Coast are determined now to make it harder still, with a scheme to eliminate interns. Published July 8, 2014

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Curry made a difference in PG County


    The death of Wayne K. Curry, former Prince George's County executive, is very sad news and a tragic loss not only to Curry's family, but to the entire metropolitan region ("Former PG County Executive Wayne K. Curry dies of cancer at 63," Web, July 2). Published July 8, 2014

  • CARSON: Health savings accounts far better than Obamacare

    By Ben S. Carson

    It's fortunate the Supreme Court of the United States saw fit last week to rule that corporations could not be coerced into covering religiously objectionable forms of birth control for their employees. Published July 8, 2014

  • LAMBRO: Conversations with Reagan

    By Donald Lambro

    Barack Obama was named the worst president since World War II, in a survey of the American people, who were asked to rate the nation's chief executives over the past 69 years. Published July 8, 2014

  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Twilight of Abundance'

    By Wes Vernon - Special to The Washington Times

    Since the attack of Sept. 11, 2001, and the market crash of 2008, Americans have fewer reasons to brush aside warnings such as those in the title of this book. Published July 8, 2014

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Say 'no' to more Maryland taxes


    The state of Maryland is talking new taxes — again. Maryland is considering a Vehicle Miles Traveled tax, or VMT. Published July 8, 2014

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Hobby Lobby ruling was the right one


    Liberals are objecting to the Supreme Court's ruling that requiring closely held companies, such as Hobby Lobby, to pay for methods of contraception violates the corporations' religious freedom. Published July 8, 2014

  • TAUBE: When political planes collide, left and right

    By Michael Taube

    For many years, I've spent copious amounts of time delving into the disciplines of political parties, leaders and ideologies. It's a fascination that has gradually transformed into an obsession. Published July 8, 2014

  • UHLER & FERRERA: Putting Congress in control of tax policy again

    By Lewis K. Uhler and Peter J. Ferrara

    House Speaker John A. Boehner is confronted by a president who has become virtually lawless. Published July 8, 2014

  • Pew Research Center: One-in-10 Americans couldn't care less about politics

    By Jennifer Harper - The Washington Times

    White House, Congress, campaigns, elections? Whatever. From the august Pew Research Center comes this headline: "One-in-10 Americans don't give a hoot about politics. These folks are simply bystanders, disengaged from the din of politicians, and the political marketplace. Judging by census statistics, those who lead a politics-free life could number 35 million people. Published July 8, 2014

  • MAY: Murder and revenge in Jerusalem

    By Clifford D. May

    The demonstrators blamed Israelis — an act of revenge, they presumed, for the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teenagers last month, crimes Israeli officials have linked to Hamas. Published July 8, 2014

  • EDITORIAL: The EPA's outrage in the barnyard


    Barack Obama derided George W. Bush's strategy of "going it alone" overseas as "cowboy diplomacy." Going it alone is the way of this administration's domestic policy. Published July 8, 2014

  • BOOK REVIEW: 'The Greatest Comeback'

    By John R. Coyne Jr. - Special to The Washington Times

    In the 1960s, the country was running out of control — race riots, cities burning, assassinations, campus anarchy. Published July 8, 2014

  • WEST: A New Bergdahl Mystery

    By Allen B. West

    Where is Bowe Bergdahl? He was an American Soldier who deserved to be found. I do not concur with President Obama's unilateral decision to succumb to the demands of a terrorist organization and return five senior leaders of the Taliban. And why did it take five years? Regardless, as Fox News reported, "U.S. Army soldiers who were serving with Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl when he left his post and wound up in the hands of the Taliban say no one has contacted them, even though military brass are currently conducting a new investigation into the case." Published July 8, 2014

  • SOWELL: 'Please Stop Helping Us' is a primer on race

    By Thomas Sowell

    Back in the heyday of the British Empire, a man from one of the colonies addressed a London audience. "Please do not do any more good in my country," he said. Published July 8, 2014

  • EDITORIAL: Obama's 'Katrina' moment


    It takes audacity for President Obama to schedule a pair of Democratic fundraisers in Texas while he refuses to tour the chaos on the Texas border. Published July 8, 2014

  • ROBINS: The land of the left-wing PC peanut gallery

    By Martin B. Robins

    Anyone wondering about why our economy is languishing and our international respect has never been lower, need only look at recent events. Published July 8, 2014

  • URBAN: The soft bigotry of low economic expectations

    By William Urban

    "Jobs surge," shouts one nationally distributed print headline. "Investors on Thursday seized on robust jobs numbers." This, in response to the Bureau Of Labor Statistics report for June: "Total non-farm payroll employment increased by 288,000." But left out of the euphoria is another part of that same BLS report: "The number of persons employed part-time for economic reasons ( sometimes referred to as involuntary part-time workers) increased by 275,000." The net increase in full time work is . . . 13,000? So this is what passes for robust in the 21st century. And so it goes, with the liberal policies of President Obama leading us down the garden path. Published July 7, 2014

  • EDITORIAL: The threat of fall of Baghdad evokes Saigon 1975


    It's something like Vietnam, all over again. Published July 7, 2014

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