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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton takes the stage for the third presidential debate at University of Nevada in Las Vegas, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Hillary as ladies’ fashion leader. Who knew?

- The Washington Times

Nobody has accused Hillary Clinton of setting an example of how to dress for success, and certainly not for fun. She’s clearly no Melania Trump. But she may be assisting the Chinese in bringing back “the Mao suit.” She probably shouldn’t expect a standing ovation from men.

Illustration on Special Ops forces by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

Where warrior-spies fight in the shadows

As the Obama administration has retreated, or openly flirted with retrenchment, from Middle Eastern wars during its tenure, America has been spared the full onslaught of jihadi terrorism because of the exertions of nation’s special military forces and the intelligence communities working in concert.

Illustration on the Banana Republic level of Obama/Clinton politics by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

The Obama-Clinton banana republic

- The Washington Times

A fair, balanced, and independent Justice Department. Neutral diplomats, who serve the public over politics, at the State Department. An unbiased, honest, mainstream media.

Importance of the Black Vote Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Why blacks should abandon the Democratic Party

Unnoticed by the mainstream media, which prefers showier displays of political protest, there is a quiet revolution going on in the African-American community. Confronted by a problematic candidate and a platform that has abandoned them, more and more black voters are questioning whether they should support the Democratic Party.

Illustration on Trump's negative impact on the GOP by Nancy Ohanian/Tribune Content Agency

It didn’t have to be this way

The presidential debates are mercifully over in an election that may long be remembered as a lost opportunity for Republicans to take control of the nation’s government for the next four to eight years.

An unnamed, newborn eastern black rhino walks around with it's mother, Ayana, Monday Oct. 17, 2016, at the Blank Park Zoo in Des Moines, Iowa. The endangered eastern black rhino mother gave birth to the female, 80-pound calf on Oct. 11, and is likely the first endangered rhino born in the state of Iowa, according zoo officials. “This is an extremely significant event — not only in Blank Park Zoo’s 50 year history, but also for this critically endangered animal species,” zoo CEO Mark Vukovich said. (Rodney White/The Des Moines Register via AP)

Recovering the Endangered Species Act

The late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia once described the Endangered Species Act as imposing “unfairness to the point of financial ruin — not just upon the rich, but upon the simplest farmer who finds his land conscripted to national zoological use.” His comment resonates with far too many landowners across the country.

Dehumanizing Assisted Suicide Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Hurting the seriously ill rather than helping

The D.C. Council voted this week to add a physician-assisted suicide bill to their legislative agenda. Proponents insist that such suicides be viewed as a purely private matter between an autonomous adult who desires to die and another autonomous adult who can provide medical assistance in death.

A worker steps through the maze of hoses being used at a remote fracking site in Rulison, Colorado. (Associated Press/File)

The geopolitics of fracking

Events in the United States occurring during the past two weeks promise to shake up global energy markets and undermine Russian power, unless President Obama or Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton further attempt to prop up Russian President Vladimir Putin’s energy cabal.

Illustration on the IRS under Hillary Clinton's presidency by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

Hillary Clinton’s IRS — a sneak preview

Imagine: What if the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) singled out hundreds of grassroots citizens groups across the nation and subjected them to ill treatment because of their political beliefs and values, mainly in opposition to the president of the United States?

History of Media Bias in America Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

America’s tradition of media bias

Americans regularly decry media bias — especially during elections. The truth, however, is that for the vast majority of American history, we have had biased media. The problem today is that it is so drastically one-sided that it is tipping election results.

Retooling Schools Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Redefining American education to rekindle growth

Americans face daunting challenges beyond the apparent grasp of the principal contenders for president. Rekindling growth and creating enough good-paying jobs will require wholly rethinking how we educate and socialize young people for work.

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal officially announces the end of his mandatory evacuation from Chatham County Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016, during a press conference at Signature Aviation. Residents were allowed back to their home till the beginning of curfew at 10PM Sunday. (Josh Galemore/Savannah Morning News via AP)

Georgia’s story of redemption

When I took office in January 2011, Georgia was in the midst of a criminal justice system crisis. The state’s prison population and incarceration budget had doubled in the previous two decades and taxpayers were spending $1 billion per year to keep tens of thousands of inmates behind bars.

U.S. in the ISIS Crosshairs Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Hillary’s Achilles’ heel

Nov. 8 may very well go down in history as the day Americans signed our nation’s death certificate. We the people need to understand what is at stake in the most important election in U.S. history

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton boards her campaign plane at Westchester County Airport in White Plains, N.Y., Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016, to travel to Las Vegas for the third presidential debate. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

This time of crisis: Dems say everything is fine, but they are wrong

On a rare occasion, we Fox News contributors will visit programming off-campus. I did just that last Sunday as a guest on CBS News’ “Face the Nation.” Any time Donald Trump’s candidacy is going to be discussed, you now have to presume it will be less about the issues, and more about the shiny distraction of “accusers” from Mr. Trump’s past.

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Illustration on presidential debates by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Presidential debates in the era of digital media

Early on in the first presidential debate, Donald Trump sniffled repeatedly. Asked about it later, the Republican nominee denied he was nursing a cold or the flu, and instead blamed the sounds on the microphone.

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a business forum in Astana, Kazakhstan, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016. (Alexei Druzhinin/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

Hillary's Russian red herring

Anyone listening to Hillary Clinton these days might reasonably conclude that she's running against Russia's Vladimir Putin rather than Donald Trump.

Illustration on the cost of Common Core by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

The steep cost of Common Core

Anew study reaffirms what conservatives have been saying about the Common Core State Standards all along: They're a giant waste of taxpayers' money.

FILE -- In This April 21, 2014, file photo, provided by the anti-government activist group Aleppo Media Center (AMC), which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows a Syrian man holding a girl as he stands on the rubble of houses that were destroyed by Syrian government forces air strikes in Aleppo, Syria. Nearly 100 children were killed in a single week in Aleppo as Syrian and Russian warplanes sought to bombard into submission the rebel eastern districts of the city that have held out against Syrian government forces for five years. Without hope for the future, no regular schooling and little access to nutritious food, the children of Aleppo and their parents struggle to survive and fear the threat an imminent ground offensive. (AP Photo/Aleppo Media Center AMC, File)

Burying the Arab Spring

The final embers of the Arab Spring are fading at Aleppo in northern Syria. The expectation of an Islamic enlightenment to match the yearnings in the West is dying with it. Casualties mount, and it's sobering to recall how it all began.

"You've got this crazy system where all of a sudden 25 million more people have health care and then the people are out there busting it, sometimes 60 hours a week, wind up with their premiums doubled and their coverage cut in half," Bill Clinton said. "It's the craziest thing in the world." (Associated Press)

'The craziest thing in the world'

Hillary Clinton's surrogates in the big media continue to be obsessed with Donald Trump's wide-ranging discussions from what they think his message ought to be. They're missing a good sidebar. Bubba is back at what he does best, being Bubba.

Why you should watch Tuesday night's vice-presidential debate

- The Washington Times

Tuesday night's face-off between vice-presidential picks, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, the Republican, and Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine, the Democrat, may not promise the fireworks of the first presidential debate -- or the personal jabs -- and that may be a good thing for the American public.

Next president must stop Putin

During the G-20 talks, Russia and China did joint anti-submarine and island-seizing exercises, as Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping fill the void in a time of American retreat around the globe, especially in Syria, Ukraine and NATO. After eight years of Mr. Putin taking America to the cleaners, the next U.S. president must make U.S. power great again.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a rally, Monday, Oct. 3, 2016, in Pueblo, Colo. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Trump, taxes and what's fair

Every small-business man and woman in America, every farmer, rancher, and investor knows that when you have a bad year with your business you get to offset future profits against your losses. This is pretty standard stuff. If the government didn't allow businesses to write off losses, there would be a lot less risk-taking, a lot fewer new businesses started, and a lot fewer American jobs.

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a rally at Goodyear Hall and Theater in Akron, Ohio, Monday, Oct. 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Hillary's 'implicit bias'

The world is changing at breakneck speed but that's not fast enough for someone who demands instant perfection. There was a time when the disappointments that come to everyone were resolved by consulting with the better angels of a human's nature, and getting on with making the best of it. Now the culture teaches to consult only to find better angles, and knock the devil out of whoever gets in the way.

Clinton dangerously flawed

Electing Hillary Clinton as the first woman president would be a great moment in the history of this great nation. Except she is a fatally flawed human being who is now known to be willing to put the defense and security of the United States in danger so that she would not be inconvenienced by having to use two email systems and servers.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange stands on the balcony of the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, Feb. 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)

And now the season of October surprises

- The Washington Times

The season of "the October surprise" is hard upon us, but this year we're getting the October surprise on the installment plan. There's a medium-sized surprise with the morning paper every day.

Crush of Politics on Government Agencies Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Obama loyalists reckless and lawless

During the past two weeks, officials in the Obama "Justice" Department almost caused a new global financial crisis, because they put political considerations above the national welfare. Government is supposed to protect person and property, not put the citizens at greater risk.

Illustration on the state of the nations national defense forces by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Buying defense on the cheap

Ever seen this bumper sticker? "It will be a great day when our schools get all the money they need and the Air Force has to hold a bake sale to buy a bomber."

Lump of Coal Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

When we can't win for losing

Regardless of who wins in November -- Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump -- the new president may soon regret it. While that verdict sounds harsh, key variables argue against the next chief executive's success. Either candidate will likely find little personal or political capital, and an economy not bad enough to show easily perceived improvement and not good enough to provide positive momentum.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Choosing War: Presidential Decisions in the Maine, Lusitania, and Panay Incidents'

While we all "Remember the Maine," which touched off the Spanish-American War, and many of us recall that the sinking of the British passenger liner Lusitania was one of the proximate causes of us entering World War I, few if any of us know much about the Japanese bombing of the U.S. Navy gunboat Panay in 1937, which could have nudged us into war with Japan four years early, but didn't.

Illustration on Tim Kaine as Obama's surrogate in a potential Clinton administration by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Settling for Tim Kaine

Three weeks before the opening of the Democratic National Convention last July, Barack Obama invited Hillary Clinton to the Oval Office to discuss the choice of a vice presidential running mate. Mr. Obama lost no time in telling Hillary whom he in mind: Tim Kaine, the junior Democratic senator from Virginia.

**FILE** Police officers check drivers at a sobriety checkpoint in Escondido, Calif., on Dec. 16, 2011. (Associated Press)

Blowing smoke over road safety

Politicians are masters of the art of looking good independent of doing good. They prey on voters' bias to action and lack of knowledge to appear as though they are acting beneficially. This is easier and politically safer than doing the hard work necessary to actually improve society.

Illustration on the Chinese/Mexican wave of heroin into the U.S. by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

The other open-border threat

In common with law enforcement officers around the country, the East Liverpool, Ohio Police Department evidently felt that something had to be done to bring home to the American people the enormity of the heroin epidemic sweeping the nation.