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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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The real 'P' word is policy, Stupid

Only the blind couldn't see this coming. Hillary Clinton's primary claim to the White House has always been about sex: "It's time for a woman in the White House." Her most loyal constituency is the feminist movement. She would need an October surprise that would play a female card with devastating consequences, to sway uncommitted women to seal her victory. She found the card, played it, and the election still hangs in the balance.

Don't vote for 'lesser evil'

In the republic of the United States of America, we elect local representatives to the legislative branch to vote their conscience on issues of national importance. Why? Because we cannot all be a part of every decision. Many of us are frustrated when those representatives politicize their votes in Washington, regardless of the reason.

In this Sept. 27, 2016 photo, Haitians make their way towards the border crossing in Tijuana, Mexico. U.S. officials say about 5,000 Haitians showed up at San Ysidro from October 2015 through late last month, and Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Sarah Saldana said at a recent congressional hearing that officials told her on a trip to Central America that 40,000 more were on their way. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

When the border door is put ajar

The nation hardly faces the threat that Abraham Lincoln beheld when, referring to the angst over slavery, he said "a house divided against itself cannot stand." The survival of the union was at stake. But the front door to the union has been deliberately put open by President Obama, and that's danger enough.

Illustration on the internal failings of the foster care system by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

A challenge to Hillary's self-praise for foster care reform

During this election season, a lot of fuss has been made about "fact checking." I'm all for it. Over the years that I directed the Institute for Children, a think tank that focused on foster care and adoption policy, fact checking was one of the most important things the organization did.

Illustration on the candidates' past words and deeds at odd with their public faces by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

The heavy price of hypocrisy

Were you shocked when you heard Donald Trump's lewd comments? Were you shocked when Hillary Clinton, the leader of "destroy-the-women-victims-of-Bill-Clinton's bimbo eruptions" and a notorious potty mouth herself, said Mr. Trump was unqualified to be president?

Don't be fooled by Hamas

A terrorist rocket attack from Gaza last Wednesday, Oct. 5, landed in the Israeli town of Sderot. The Islamic State claimed responsibility and said it was part of their "Jihad against Jews." The rocket left a scorched crater in the road while the blast shattered windows of homes and shrapnel damaged cars in the street nearby.

Sick of Clinton 'coincidences'

It has become astonishingly clear that the only Obama-Biden accomplishment during the duo's entire second term has been to hire as many former Clinton staffers as possible. It's as if Hillary and Bill Clinton are already president.

With Hurricane Matthew still far off the coast, people party at the Elbo Room bar in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016. Dozens of people joined in the festivities and others jogged or swam in the rough surf as Matthew appeared headed well north of the city. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)

When the big wind blows

Hurricanes are exciting, even if deadly, but not even Katrina was half as exciting as the television coverage of a big blow. The weather is to Entertainment News what Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are to the supermarket tabloids.

Illustration on a National Park Service land grab in Maine by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Putting federal acreage at risk

Westerners worry about President Obama's final edicts locking up vast federal acreage in park-like, no economic activity, and little recreational use national monuments, like the one by President Clinton in Utah's Garfield County, which in 2015 declared itself in, "a state of [economic] emergency." Ironically, Mr. Obama's latest monument decree came, not out West, but "downeast" in Maine where locals fear similar economic devastation.

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Hillary Clinton's solar energy baloney

One of Hillary Clinton's wackier ideas is to build half a billion solar panels -- at taxpayer expense. It would be one of the largest corporate welfare giveaways in American history. The Institute for Energy Research (IER) estimates that the cost of the plan will reach $205 billion.

Flight 93 Heading for Disaster Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

The Flight 93 election

In the mid-morning of Sept. 11, 2001, 40 passengers and crew members aboard United Airlines Flight 93 found themselves on the front lines of a war they didn't realize was taking place when they woke up that morning.