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  • Illustration on Middle East peace by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

    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

  • Illustration on racial preferences by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

    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: 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • OLIVER: A birthday wish for John Dingell (and good riddance)

    By Daniel Oliver

    After 127 years in Washington, Rep. John D. Dingell, who turns 88 today, has decided to call it quits. Actually, it's only been 59 years. It just seems longer. Published July 7, 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: 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

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


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

  • ALMEMAR: Independence for Kurds on way

    By Zamawang Almemar

    "You must be living on another planet. That's wishful thinking," a colleague told me about three months ago when I told him that I was waiting for Kurdistan to become a country before taking the next steps of my career. Published July 7, 2014

  • RAHN: The end of the progressive income tax

    By Richard Rahn

    July 1 might go down in history as the beginning of the end of the comprehensive, progressive income tax. 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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