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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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