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  • John Banks holds up a banner during a rally in support of Cliven Bundy near Bunkerville Nev. Monday, April 7, 2014, 2014. The Bureau of Land Management has begun to round up what they call "trespass cattle" that rancher Cliven Bundy has been grazing in the Gold Butte area 80 miles northeast of Las Vegas.  (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, John Locher)

    When the West is pushed, it turns right

    By Carl Graham

    Most people have heard by now that the locals out West are getting a little restless, as they have every other generation or so since the mid-19th century. Published July 16, 2014

  • Illustration on government suppression of free speech by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

    NAPOLITANO: Feds chilling free speech

    By Andrew P. Napolitano

    "Chilling" is the word lawyers use to describe governmental behavior that does not directly interfere with constitutionally protected freedoms, but rather tends to deter folks from exercising them. Published July 16, 2014

  • **FILE** Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Connecticut Democrat (Associated Press)

    EDITORIAL: Tea Party Democrats?


    Few Democrats say things like, "the government is too big and intrusive, and we must cut red tape." But several Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee sounded like speakers at a Tea Party rally this week in defense of a bill to lift burdensome regulations from the abortion industry. Published July 16, 2014

  • Ready to rumble: Ready for Warren Vs. Ready for Hillary

    By Jennifer Harper - The Washington Times

    Looks like the high profile political action committee Ready for Hillary has some company. Launched Tuesday, Ready4Warren.com is a new campaign website to support a potential presidential run by Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts. Published July 16, 2014

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Impeachment would serve history, posterity


    I am among those who wish to see impeachment proceedings initiated against President Obama. Published July 16, 2014

  • TYRRELL: The playboy presidents, Clinton and Harding

    By R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr.

    For years, I have been comparing the Clinton family to the family of Warren Gamaliel Harding, our 29th president. Published July 16, 2014

  • The West may rise again

    By Monica Crowley - The Washington Times

    Not so long ago, the American West was fertile ground for conservative thought, action, and leadership. It was the region that remained most faithful to the nation's founding principles of personal freedom, rugged individualism, and economic freedom. It prided itself on being the nation's political frontier, a place that maintained its fiercely devoted embrace of the pioneering spirit that gave rise to America's continental expansion and ultimately, its superpower status. Published July 16, 2014

  • DUNCAN: Goldwater plus 50: Looking back at the launch of conservatism

    By John J. Duncan Jr.

    Fifty years ago yesterday, I was in the Cow Palace in San Francisco when Sen. Barry Goldwater accepted the presidential nomination at the Republican National Convention. Published July 16, 2014

  • FIELDS: Living history at ground zero

    By Suzanne Fields

    Sometimes derided in what New Yorkers call "flyover country," Gotham is nevertheless a microcosm of America with its many immigrant and ethnic cultures. Published July 16, 2014

  • SELNICK: An action plan for VA reform

    By Darin Selnick

    The latest report describing the breakdown of performance and service at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) was unsparing. Published July 16, 2014

  • EDITORIAL: Insuring for the storm


    The hurricane season opened this year with only a whimper. Instead of smashing houses and uprooting ancient trees along the Atlantic coast and spoiling the Fourth of July, Hurricane Arthur was a bit of a dud. Published July 16, 2014

  • WILLIAMS: Big Labor's attack on tipping

    By Ryan Williams

    The practice of tipping – especially popular in the United States – has a new and formidable enemy. Inexplicable as it may seem, Big Labor has set its sights on the custom of tipping – an institution that has helped move millions of workers into the middle class. Published July 16, 2014

  • LYONS: Small-arms treaty, big Second Amendment threat

    By James A. Lyons

    In a little-noticed action, the U.N. General Assembly on April 2, 2013, adopted by "majority vote" an Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) with the objective of regulating the international trade in conventional arms from small arms to major military equipment. Published July 16, 2014

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Congress, others complicit in border problem


    Does America truly have a border problem or have we become so complacent, so soft and so focused and involved with our own personal lives, that we have collectively lost our ability to care? Published July 16, 2014

  • EDITORIAL: Trademark litigation run amok


    Ever since the United States deposed Manuel Noriega as the maximum leader of Panama a quarter of a century ago, he, like Rodney Dangerfield, "don't get no respect." So the other day, Noriega filed a lawsuit from his cell in Panama's El Renacer prison. Published July 16, 2014

  • HANSON: When America fell apart

    By Victor Davis Hanson

    The summer of 2014 will go down in history as the season when America fell apart. Let's take a tour of the disasters. Published July 16, 2014

  • EDITORIAL: Far-left N.Y. Democrats go hunting for DINOs


    Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York City walks a few steps to the left of Karl Marx, but that's not enough for some of the daffy Democrats in Gotham. Published July 15, 2014

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Netanyahu should 'finish the job'


    Memo to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: Given the fact that Hamas' top priority is the destruction of Israel and its citizens, the fact that it kidnapped and killed three innocent teenage boys, is indiscriminately firing rockets into densely populated cities and has steadfastly refused to negotiate a lasting peace deal, you have more than enough reason to continue your military response. Published July 15, 2014

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What about liberty not to hear speech?


    On May 5, 1971, my father was arrested on the East Steps of the U.S. Capitol while listening to Rep. Ronald Dellums, California Democrat, make a speech in protest of the Vietnam War. Published July 15, 2014

  • EDITORIAL: Obama AWOL as border crisis worsens


    John McCain, an immigration hawk. Who knew? Published July 15, 2014

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