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  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Worrisome inflation and Confederate currency

    By THE WASHINGTON TIMES

    I often wonder about inflation, because in retirement I do the shopping for my family. Published June 24, 2014

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Standardized foreign policy needed

    By THE WASHINGTON TIMES

    The situation in the Middle East is a perfect example of why our government should have a standardized foreign policy. Published June 24, 2014

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: If 'Redskins' offends, change it

    By THE WASHINGTON TIMES

    I am a proud black American. That designation, which was all the rage at one time in this country, now garners me occasional contemptuous looks from my children's generation, as well as a significant portion of mine. Published June 24, 2014

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Discrimination against seniors, military?

    By THE WASHINGTON TIMES

    I went to Wolf Trap last Saturday, and it was embarrassing. Published June 24, 2014

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Pavlovian poetry

    By THE WASHINGTON TIMES

    The curricula at too many of our public schools represent political correctness at play in the minds of captive students ("The politics of poetry," Web, June 18). Often it appears that progressive educators have formed an alliance with Ivan Pavlov's conditioned reflex, the idea being to turn out young versions of the politically correct mindset. Published June 23, 2014

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: War veterans betrayed at home

    By THE WASHINGTON TIMES

    Now the veterans of the Iraq war, and soon the veterans of the war in Afghanistan, will share in common with the veterans of Vietnam War the bitter irony that we won every battle but ultimately lost the war — because we were defeated at home by self-serving, dishonorable politicians. The only consolation now is that far fewer of this generation will have died in vain. Published June 23, 2014

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Liberal media still complicit in cover-ups

    By THE WASHINGTON TIMES

    President Obama's failed policies have been costly to our economy, they have increased the number of those in poverty and needing food stamps, and they've resulted in fewer full-time jobs, a weakened and stressed military, a health care system that limits access and services for patients (including veterans), too few physicians to provide care, further Middle East turmoil and a world threat by emboldened Islamist terrorists. Published June 23, 2014

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: New 'Marshall Plan' could solve border crisis

    By THE WASHINGTON TIMES

    The events in Iraq demonstrate that democracy is on the run in the Middle East. We are learning that without a desire to make the requisite sacrifices, the Bush doctrine of exporting democracy to that region appears to be failing. Meanwhile here at home, President Obama is taking a very different approach with democracy by throwing out the welcome mat to anyone wanting to experience it in America. Published June 23, 2014

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Both parties stuck in political past

    By THE WASHINGTON TIMES

    I got nostalgic about the Vietnam War a while back and ordered everything Netflix had to offer on the subject. I thought maybe I would catch a glimpse of Long Binh, where I was stationed for 11 months during the period from 1971 to 1972. The first thing that popped up was President Lyndon Johnson pounding the podium to espouse the "domino theory." Between the Great Society and the domino theory, how many lives have been ruined or extinguished, and how much wealth has been squandered? Published June 20, 2014

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Amend Senate immigration bill now

    By THE WASHINGTON TIMES

    President Obama's reported telephone call to President Enrique Pena Nieto of Mexico, welcoming Mr. Nieto's efforts to target the criminals transporting young children across the Mexican border to the United States, is totally self-serving and in direct contrast to the Senate immigration bill he supports ("Obama talks tough to Mexico: Illegal-immigrant children won't get to stay," Web, June 19). Published June 20, 2014

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Trademark cancellation Orwellian

    By THE WASHINGTON TIMES

    Legally, as we are supposedly a society of laws, the Redskins trademark is and remains private property ("Redskins trademark canceled by U.S. Patent and Trademark Office," Web, June 18). Historically in existence since 1933, the name is intended to be an honor representing bravery and the indomitable spirit named after Lone Star Dietz, an American Indian coach of the football team. Published June 20, 2014

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Crashed-server claim fails smell test

    By THE WASHINGTON TIMES

    The Internal Revenue Service is informing Congress that the computer hard drives of seven employees all crashed during the critical period leading up to the breaking of the conservative-group-targeting scandal ("GOP: IRS lost emails go beyond Lerner," Web, June 17). In this claimed crash, decisive emails were supposedly lost from the server where they were stored and forensic techniques for recovering data from all hard drives were said to have failed. Published June 19, 2014

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: 'Taker' class shouldn't have say

    By THE WASHINGTON TIMES

    Following the recent defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Virginia Republican, comedian Bill Maher said of the GOP: "So this is an entirely Christian, white party ... " That is outstandingly disingenuous. Although Mr. Maher's implication is exactly opposite, what this actually means is that the Republican voters, certainly of many ethnicities and religions, are voting for candidates based on merits other than personal biases. Published June 19, 2014

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Time to change Oklahoma's name, too?

    By THE WASHINGTON TIMES

    I guess if the name "Redskins" is offensive (even though the Supreme Court said years ago it was not), then surely it is also offensive to name an entire state "red people" ("Redskins trademark canceled by U.S. Patent and Trademark Office," Web, June 18). Oklahoma means "red people" in Choctaw. But that is probably the next thing on the list for the politically correct (and factually incorrect) crowd. Published June 19, 2014

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Agree to disagree

    By THE WASHINGTON TIMES

    Former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill once made a statement that perfectly sums up the toxic attitude of homosexuals toward critics of same-sex 'marriage.' Churchill said, "Some people's idea of freedom of speech is that they are free to say what they like, but if anyone says anything back, that is an outrage." The homosexual outrage is to label same-sex 'marriage' critics homophobes or bigots. Published June 19, 2014

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Border situation is child abuse

    By THE WASHINGTON TIMES

    A stampede of tens of thousands of unaccompanied alien children are crossing over the southern U.S border ("Life inside a children's warehouse: Border agents watch over illegals in limbo," Web, June 18). President Obama's flagrant disregard for America's immigration laws has become an open invitation to illegally cross our borders. Published June 19, 2014

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Songwriter act levels playing field

    By THE WASHINGTON TIMES

    As a songwriter, I must respectfully disagree with the recent editorial, "Songwriter Equity Act inequity" (Web, June 6), as it utterly fails to capture the experience of a modern-day songwriter. Published June 18, 2014

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: No Iraq aid that helps Iran

    By THE WASHINGTON TIMES

    President Obama has created yet another dilemma that, in my opinion, could have been avoided if he'd left a small military force in Iraq to keep the peace and deter terrorists. Published June 18, 2014

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Watergate pales next to many 'Obamagates'

    By THE WASHINGTON TIMES

    I can't remember how long it took during Watergate (which was a walk in the park compared with the current administration's scandal-of-the-week policy) for the first person involved to resign. Published June 18, 2014

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: NBA is free market at simplest

    By THE WASHINGTON TIMES

    The very essence of our prosperity and its resultant liberty has been the product of our free-market economy. Yet, most Americans do not understand how this works. Published June 18, 2014

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