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  • 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

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    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

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    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • EIBNER: Syria, Iraq and Obama's foreign policy fantasies

    By John Eibner

    President Obama is asking Congress to approve $500 million to intensify support for "moderate" and "appropriately vetted" Syrian rebels in the context of a $1.5 billion Syrian regional stability initiative. Published July 7, 2014

  • GOP strategist: There's 'light at the end of the tunnel' for the Republican Party

    By Jennifer Harper - The Washington Times

    The news media relishes the chance to issue dire reports that the Republican Party is in complete shambles — divided, disillusioned, fatigued. Yeah, well. Things are not as bad as they are portrayed, and while the Grand Old Party is quite capable of short sprints on the campaign trail, it’s also in it for the long march. Published July 7, 2014

  • EDITORIAL: Justice Sotomayor and the phony 'war on women'


    Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor worked herself into a lather over an unsigned order the court issued Thursday to provide temporary relief to Wheaton College. 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

  • BOOK REVIEW: 'The Book of Unknown Americans'

    By Claire Hopley - Special to The Washington Times

    The unknowns who Cristina Henriquez pictures in her novel, "The Book of Unknown Americans," are those who come from south of the United States border: the Spanish-speaking people of Central and South America. Published July 7, 2014

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Linking MEK to terrorism is mistaken


    In "Rally of Strange Bedfellows" (Web, June 29), Iran's principal opposition movement, Mujahideen-e-Khalq (MEK), is "strangely" smeared as "former terrorists." The article's take on the largest rally of Iranian opposition is flawed. Published July 7, 2014

  • FEULNER: Remembering Richard Scaife, a man of ideas

    By Ed Feulner

    Much has been written about Richard M. Scaife since his death on July 4. It isn't surprising. Dick was a man of high ideals and great accomplishment. Published July 7, 2014

  • PRUDEN: When atrocity invites atrocity in Middle East

    By Wesley Pruden - The Washington Times

    Atrocity invites atrocity, and just when we think we've reached the bottom of the homo sapiens order, we discover there's a bottom beneath the bottom. Published July 7, 2014

  • EDITORIAL: Captioning cat videos


    Cable and cellphone companies are universally unpopular, so the unthinking demand that the government regulate access. Such regulation invites absurd "innovations," such as the latest Federal Communications Commission proposal to require closed captioning on cat videos. Published July 7, 2014

  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Trading With the Enemy'

    By Joseph C. Goulden - Special to The Washington Times

    One of the seldom-discussed scandals of the American Civil War was the rapacity of Northern businessmen, who imported millions of bales of cotton from the Confederacy, then used the proceeds to buy arms. Published July 7, 2014

  • KEENE: The collapse of House's cards

    By David Keene - The Washington Times

    The world is still struggling to escape from the shadow of the Great War that began 100 years ago this year and produced the bloodiest century in recorded human history. Published July 7, 2014

  • YOUNG: No searching abroad for better presidential poll numbers

    By J.T. Young

    If patriotism is the last refuge of scoundrels, foreign policy is for presidents. Published July 7, 2014

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