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President Barack Obama follows through on a swing while golfing at Farm Neck Golf Club, in Oak Bluffs, Mass., on the island of Martha's Vineyard, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. Obama is vacationing on the island. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

On the golf course, Obama avoids the rough

Immediately after his telephone call consoling the Foley family on their son’s grisly murder at the hands of Islamofascists, President Obama took a powder.

Burger King's "King" Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Chasing Burger King to Canada

Burger King’s effort to acquire Tim Hortons, a Canadian purveyor of coffee and doughnuts, is a good business decision, but its choice to locate corporate headquarters north of the border would be the direct result of President Obama’s anti-business tax policies.

President Golf  Inconvenience Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

The duffer-in-chief

President Obama stood before the cameras to share his outrage at the horrific beheading of a heroic young American reporter by the Islamic State. As soon as the cameras were turned off, he headed off to the golf course to tee it up with a few of his friends.

Banker Follows Graduates Illustration by William Brown

Digitizing the authentic education

Thousands of moms and dads, following the script written into an autumn ritual of the middle class, are preparing to say farewell to the sons and daughters they’ve loved, nurtured and tried to civilize for nearly two decades.

Turkey Davutoglu Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Talking Turkey with an Islamist academician

As Recep Tayyip Erdogan ascends Thursday to the presidency of Turkey, his hand-picked successor, Ahmet Davutoglu, simultaneously assumes Mr. Erdogan’s old job of prime minister.

In this photo taken on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng, D-Queens,  and U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., take the stage during the Asian Chamber of Commerce's monthly lunch at the Gold Coast casino-hotel in Las Vegas. Reid, the Democratic Senate Majority Leader, is apologized Friday, for jokes he made about Asians during the luncheon(AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, Erik Verduzco) LAS VEGAS SUN OUT

Asian-bashing Democrats

Harry Reid is a bigoted Beltway corruptocrat with an interminable case of diarrhea of the mouth.

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Sports Drive the National Discourse Illustration by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

When sports drive the national discourse

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Secure Texas Borders Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

When foreign terrorism comes home

Their pitiless email to James Foley's grieving parents was as brutal as the Islamic State's video of his beheading by a black-clad, knife-wielding executioner.

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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, left, and European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speak during the Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium at the Jackson Lake Lodge in Grand Teton National Park near Jackson, Wyo. Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/John Locher)

EDITORIAL: Licensing unemployment

Janet Yellen has a knack for understatement. The chairman of the Federal Reserve said Friday that the recession might have "caused persistent changes in the labor market's functioning." That's a polite way of telling the millions in the unemployment line to get used to it.

Sharpton in Ferguson Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

A collection of race hustlers

Circumstances surrounding the events of the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 9 continue to unfold and dominate national headlines. A family, community and country have been captivated by the events that evolve daily.

Face-to-face with an evil enemy

There can be only one response to the barbaric beheading of American journalist James Foley by Islamic State terrorists. We must hunt them down and kill them.

Remembering Washington in flames

The most famous firestorm to strike Washington, D.C., took place 200 years ago, when an uninvited, uniformed guest plopped into the speaker's chair in the U.S. Capitol's House of Representatives chamber on Aug. 24, 1814.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Thunder at Twilight'

This is one of those books that are as interesting for the way they read in perspective as for their intrinsic merits. American novelist Frederic Morton is a native of Vienna and his nonfiction works about it are without peer for their insight into its unique qualities.