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  • GRAY: Congress needs to step up oversight in 2014

    By C. Boyden Gray

    Christmas came early to the executive branch this year, thanks to Republicans in Congress. They gave the Obama administration a yearlong Christmas present: benign neglect. Published December 24, 2013 Comments

  • Illustration: Big Government by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    MILLER: Pay cut for bureaucrats

    By Emily Miller - The Washington Times

    Those with a government job are sitting pretty. A typical fed’s total compensation averages 16 percent more than that of his neighbor at an equivalent private-sector gig. In this troubled economic time of 8.5 percent unemployment, nothing beats the public dole’s 100 percent job security. Published February 2, 2012 Comments

  • President Obama speaks on Friday, Dec. 16, 2011, during the 71st General Assembly of the Union for Reform Judaism at National Harbor in Oxon Hill. (Associated Press)

    MURRAY AND BIER: Avoiding a lost decade

    By Iain Murray and David Bier - The Washington Times

    Remember Japan’s “lost decade” of the 1990s? For the United States, 2011 was the “lost year.” Congress and President Obama are engaged in a standoff that will see 2012 go the same way unless they both get out of the way and let the private economy grow. Published January 10, 2012 Comments

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    MILLER: Emily gets her gun, Part 2

    By Emily Miller - The Washington Times

    Over the past couple months, I’ve been trying to get a legal gun in the District. I always knew this would be a challenge, but I had no idea how time-consuming it would be to complete all 17 steps the city requires. I’m not even halfway done. Published January 6, 2012 Comments

  • This artwork by M. Ryder relates to Hanukkah and Christmas.

    GOLDBERG: Fussing over our happiest holiday

    By Jonah Goldberg - The Washington Times

    As a non-Christian with a deep affection for Christmastime, I’ve always felt a little left out around this time of year, but not in the way you might think. I’ve always felt a bit out of place with the venerable conservative tradition of denouncing the “war on Christmas.” Published December 26, 2011 Comments

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    EDITORIAL: Accommodating failure


    President Obama hopes to take the nation's attention away from the IRS scandals and a royal baby (good luck with that) with a speech Wednesday. His topic, the economy, isn't an obvious one, considering miserable economic growth numbers and 7.6 percent unemployment. Published July 24, 2013

  • Illustration: Immigration by Linas Garsys for The Washington Times

    EDITORIAL: Acting on a dream


    Sometimes a little research confirms something everyone knows. The Pew Research Center asked in a National Survey of Latinos, "Are unauthorized immigrants overwhelmingly Democrats?" The answer was overwhelmingly yes, which should give House Republicans a little food for thought. Published July 24, 2013

  • ** FILE ** President Obama answers a reporter's question about the death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin on March 23, 2012, in the Rose Garden of the White House. With the George Zimmerman trial over and the neighborhood watchman found innocent of second degree murder, the president has said he wants to revisit a national dialogue on race and guns in America. (Associated Press)

    EDITORIAL: Obama's race speech


    The White House podium conveys a great deal of power and influence to the man standing behind it. Teddy Roosevelt called it "the bully pulpit." Published July 23, 2013

  • EDITORIAL: The threat to voting rights


    Democrats in Congress are trying to restore the offensive provisions of the Voting Rights Act as though the Supreme Court had not declared them unconstitutional. Published July 23, 2013

  • FEULNER: Transcending bad circumstances

    By Ed Feulner - The Washington Times

    Small wonder that New York Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera grabbed the spotlight at the latest All-Star game. His perfect eighth-inning relief appearance not only helped the American League win the game, it showcased the kind of success story that Americans love. Published July 23, 2013

  • RAHN: How to make the government behave

    By Richard Rahn - The Washington Times

    Most people who work in government have no problem giving their real names and telling you what they do, but there are exceptions. Published July 23, 2013

  • EDITORIAL: The price of dignity


    Frequent fliers can now pay $85 to avoid the indignity of a grope at the airport. (There's still no charge for a grope if that's what you want.) Published July 23, 2013

  • GAFFNEY: John Kerry's folly at Israel's peril

    By Frank J. Gaffney Jr. - The Washington Times

    In one of Team Obama's trademark Friday afternoon specials, Secretary of State John F. Kerry announced last week that his six rounds of shuttle diplomacy had resulted in an agreement to reconvene Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations. Published July 23, 2013

  • EDITORIAL: The war on coal


    We've had the war on inflation. The war on waste. The war on terror. There's even a war on women somewhere, though nobody has actually seen it. Published July 22, 2013

  • KNIGHT: When government grows like kudzu

    By Robert Knight - The Washington Times

    The federal government is growing like kudzu. That's the Japanese ivy plant that's taking over roadsides all over the south and is even invading the north. Published July 22, 2013

  • EDITORIAL: Suffer the children (and free speech)


    The faith-based Center for Pregnancy Concerns, a Baltimore nonprofit agency, sounds vaguely like an abortion clinic, but it definitely is not. Published July 22, 2013

  • EDITORIAL: Motown meltdown


    Franklin D. Roosevelt called America to arms on the eve of war as "the arsenal of democracy," and he was talking mostly about Detroit. Its factories built the tanks, trucks and weapons that won World War II. Published July 22, 2013

  • EDITORIAL: Bernanke's mood ring


    Financial markets waited breathlessly to digest the latest pronouncement of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke. They were anxious to learn how long he would keep printing greenbacks to "stimulate" the economy. Published July 19, 2013

  • EDITORIAL: The search for a scapegoat


    It turns out the "rogue agents" at the Internal Revenue Service field office in Cincinnati weren't quite so rogue after all. Democrats had hoped some low-level minion at the agency would serve as the fall guy in the expanding snooping scandal. Published July 19, 2013

  • PAUL: A union cloud over Obamacare as broken promises infuriate the president's base

    By Sen. Rand Paul

    "If you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor. Period. If you like your health care plan, you will be able to keep your health care plan. Period. No one will take it away. No matter what." Published July 19, 2013

  • EDITORIAL: No free advice in Kentucky


    Somebody in the attorney general's office in Kentucky has been getting some bad advice. Jack Conway, a Democrat, is demanding that a popular columnist with advice on how to raise kids, take a "time-out." Published July 19, 2013

  • HANSON: The cruel cynicism of Mexican emigration

    By Victor Davis Hanson - The Washington Times

    There are many strange elements in the current debate over illegal immigration, but none stranger than the mostly ignored role of Mexico. Published July 19, 2013

  • LAMBRO: The coming employment retrenchment

    By Donald Lambro - The Washington Times

    The White House and its liberal allies in the news media have launched an all-out campaign to peddle Obamacare to an understandably doubting public. Published July 19, 2013

  • EDITORIAL: The great Obamacare swindle

    By THE WASHINGTON TIMES - The Washington Times

    In less than three months, Obamacare's federal health insurance exchange will open and with it the flood of subsidies begins. The administration is clearly worried about how this grand scheme is going to come together, and it should be. Published July 18, 2013

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