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    JAHNCKE: The pushback against false unions

    By Red Jahncke

    In its recent Harris v. Quinn decision, the Supreme Court sided with workers who don't want to join "in-home worker unions," and don't want to be forced to pay them nonmember fees. Published July 24, 2014

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    WIDLANSKI: When lawyers are at war with common sense in wartime

    By Michael Widlanski

    When fighting war, especially against terrorists, one should listen to Shakespeare, Lincoln and Truman, and not the American Civil Liberties Union. Published July 24, 2014

  • Actor Mark Ruffalo joined a rally to protest Detroit water shutoffs.  (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP)

    EDITORIAL: Detroit's water 'spigot bigots'


    Some people find racism everywhere they look, even in the kitchen faucet. In Detroit, the NAACP has applied the "racist" label to a public water works because it's shutting off service to customers who won't pay their water bill. Published July 24, 2014

  • EDITORIAL: More Kennedy snake-oil medicine


    Poking fun at liberals and their schemes is good sport. When they draw up a solution to the world's ills, the result is always waste, duplication, fraud and disaster. Sometimes those ideas from the fringe can be downright dangerous. Published July 24, 2014

  • CHIP: Turning off the parent magnet on immigration

    By William Chip

    The belatedly discovered surge of unaccompanied Central American minors across our southern border, expected to reach 90,000 by year's end, has sparked a raucous, partisan debate. 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

  • WILLIAMS: A play for power over the Internet

    By David Williams

    Given the sheer number of aggressive regulatory assaults on the free economy coming out of Washington lately, it is understandable if one is missed, such as the power grab being undertaken by the Federal Communications Commission. 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

  • NORIEGA: Central American insecurity fuels U.S. border crisis

    By Roger Noriega

    The surge of illegal immigrants at the U.S. southwest border should sound the alarm for the President and Congress to lead an international rescue mission to confront murderous narco-traffickers and street gangsters who threaten U.S. security along with the lives and livelihood of millions of Central Americans. Published July 24, 2014

  • RUSE & WEBER: An 'accommodation' for Mother Angelica that really isn't

    By Cathy Ruse and Travis Weber

    Despite hysterical rhetoric to the contrary, the Supreme Court last month did not deny a single woman access to contraception. Published July 24, 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

  • 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

  • SHAPIRO & ANDREWS: Declaring war on the cartels

    By Jeffrey Scott Shapiro and T. Michael Andrews

    The United States of America is under attack. Published July 23, 2014

  • WEBSTER: Innovative Transportation Financing: TIFIA 2.0

    By U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster

    America's transportation and infrastructure system is the backbone of our economy. Growth and job creation all across the country depend on strategic placement and quality upkeep of our massive travel and transport capabilities. Published July 23, 2014

  • ALLARD: A remedial lesson in why borders matter

    By Ken Allard

    Forgive the temerity of a former Beltway insider who arrived in Texas just as soon as he possibly could. Have the people back in Washington lost their minds? Published July 23, 2014

  • CANNON: With Russia, different airline crash, same results

    By Lucja Swiatkowski Cannon

    Investigators seeking to get to the bottom of just who used what to shoot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine are having a difficult time getting any cooperation from Russia. Published July 23, 2014

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