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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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President Barack Obama talks with actor Leonardo DiCaprio and Dr. Katharine Hayhoe about climate change as part of the White House South by South Lawn event on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington,Monday, Oct. 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Lawlessness from above

Corruption and abuses of power by America's ruling class are becoming such everyday occurrences that they leave one wondering if there is any bottom to it.

Illustration on reasons for Europe's acceptance of mass Muslim emigration by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Steering Europe's future

On visits to predominantly Muslim suburbs emerging outside nearly all northern European cities, one question keeps recurring: Why have some of the richest, most educated, most secular, most placid, and most homogeneous countries in the world willingly opened their doors to virtually any migrant from the poorest, least modern, most religious, and least stable countries?

Replace 'broken' representation

We now have a small window of opportunity to decide what to do with our broken Congress: Fix it or replace it? Just as a car that gets old and broken calls for this kind of decision, every American voter needs to decide what we must do to keep our country running.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally, Monday, Oct. 3, 2016, in Pueblo, Colo. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

A last chance for Donald Trump

Donald Trump was having a pretty good night in his first debate with Hillary Clinton until he lost his focus on the economy. "It's the economy, Stupid," was an invention of Bubba's first campaign, and it's good advice for anyone running for president.

U.S. should set example

For five long years, Syrian residents have been suffering on an epic scale. At least 250,000 people have been killed, and many of the survivors are starving and homeless. Embattled people immigrate to the United States, not just for a better future -- but any future.

Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., speaks at a campaign event at the Sheet Metal Workers Local Union 19 Hall, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

When the checkers miss the facts

Fact-checking has become such a growth industry in the media that sometimes busy fact-checkers overlook the obvious, such as Tim Kaine's attempt to rewrite his history as mayor of Richmond. He boasted in his debate with Mike Pence that he had cut Richmond's frightening murder rate in half by relying on "community policing." His record, as he presented it, sounds good. But he knew better.

A financial day of reckoning

There was more discussion of Hillary Clinton's looks and stamina than of the national debt in last week's presidential debate. In fact, the debt was mentioned but 10 times, and remedy to it was not even discussed. What we witnessed in the debate certainly fits the times, as the debt, deficit, and government spending are no longer even talked about in Washington.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Avid Reader: A Life'

Reading this vibrant memoir by New York publishing legend and The New Yorker magazine editor Robert Gottlieb left me with two main conclusions: one surprising, the other anything but.

Illustration on Donald Trump's accumulating negatives by Nancy Ohanian/Tribune Content Agency

This erratic campaign

The 2016 presidential campaign will go down in U.S. history as a nasty, below-the-belt, political brawl, filled with ugly, juvenile, mean-spirited behavior that has embarrassed our country before the world.

Pope Francis prays in front of the monument to the fallen for the independence, in Ganjlik, Azerbaijan October 2, 2016. Francis traveled to Azerbaijan on Sunday for a 10-hour visit aimed at encouraging the country's inter-religious harmony while likely overlooking criticism of a referendum that extends the president's term and powers. (Alessandro Bianchi/Pool Photo via AP)

The pontiff's historic trip

As Pope Francis was concluding the trip of the Caucasus, his last stop was the capital of the predominantly Muslim Azerbaijan. In Baku, the pontiff was received with full honors and welcomed by cheering crowds representing the nation's small Catholic flock as well as more numerous Muslim and Jewish communities.

In this Dec. 10, 2009, file photo, President and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Barack Obama poses with his medal and diploma at the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony at City Hall in Oslo. (AP Photo/John McConnico, File)

If this is peace, why fear war?

- The Washington Times

Barack Obama will soon be gone, banished to a smaller house down the street from the mosque, and peace, alas, will not be upon him. The anti-war president leaves behind a world with more war than it had when he first moved into the White House.

FBI Complicit in Destroying Hillary Evidence Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

No outrage for the lawless left

- The Washington Times

In the last two weeks, the lawlessness and corruption of the left has largely been ignored by the mainstream media in favor of parroting the latest (real or contrived) scandal of Republican nominee Donald Trump.

Rethink Hyde Amendment

Rep. Chris Smith's "The life-saving amendment" (Web, Sept. 29) is riddled with myths and misinformation about the Hyde Amendment, a 40-year-old policy that politicians use to deny abortion coverage to low-income women.

Peres' grave mistake

President Obama's eulogy at the funeral of former Israeli President Shimon Peres, who died last week at the age of 93, was exceptionally moving, profound and visionary. It was probably one of the better speeches he has given during his presidency. It also demonstrated the positive impact Peres had on so many world leaders and personalities.

Sen. Lindsey Graham.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Surrender of the roll-over Republicans

The roll-over Republicans in the U.S. Senate are hard at work now, not in support of their party's presidential candidate, but in putting the champagne on ice for November 9, when they imagine that the revolt of the peasants against the party's elites will have been put down once and for all.

Democratic vice-presidential nominee Sen. Tim Kaine flashes a thumbs up and Republican vice-presidential nominee Gov. Mike Pence looks on after the vice-presidential debate at Longwood University in Farmville, Va., Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016. (Joe Raedle/Pool via AP)

All in for veephood

Undercard matches don't stir the blood like a title bout, but sometimes an exhibition by ambitious challengers is better entertainment than a ponderous slugfest of heavyweights. Millions chose the arena Monday night where the two major-party candidates for vice president went at each other with spirit and sometimes moxie.

BOOK REVIEW: 'The Pigeon Tunnel'

John le Carre has led an enviable life roaming the secret world of spies and becoming famous by writing about it all.