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Donald Lambro

Articles by Donald Lambro

Illustration on the relationship between Hillary Clinton and Goldman Sachs by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Pinned to Wall Street

When Goldman Sachs, the powerful, multibillion-dollar Wall Street investment bank, offered Hillary Clinton $675,000 for three speeches, she readily accepted. Published February 9, 2016

Illustration on the attraction of Bernie Sanders for the youth vote by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Bernie Sanders' grip on the young

The legions of young voters who are flocking to Sen. Bernie Sanders' socialist banner is depressing. Published February 4, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during a campaign event at Heartland Acres Agribition Center, on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, in Independence, Iowa. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

In America, faith matters

The presidential candidates have been talking about God lately, which is understandable because most of them haven't a prayer of being elected. Published January 28, 2016

Illustration on the crige-causing candidates for the 2016 presidential race by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Cringe-causing candidates

If you are among those voters who think that America's 2016 presidential election has become the laughing stock of the world, you are not alone. Published January 19, 2016

President Barack Obama speaks at University of Nebraska-Omaha, in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016.  After giving his State of the Union address Obama is in Omaha to tout progress and goals in his final year in office. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Obama's last State of the Union

President Obama's last State of the Union address to the nation was filled with regrets and disappointments that he hadn't been able to sell his liberal agenda to the American people. Published January 14, 2016

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (Associated Press/File)

Opportunities during a rocky year

Republicans kept their 2014 promise to the voters who put them in control of Congress, passing legislation to repeal Obamacare. Published January 12, 2016

Republican presidential candidates (from left) John Kasich, Carly Fiorina, Marco Rubio, Ben Carson, Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Jeb Bush, Chris Christie and Rand Paul take the stage during the CNN Republican presidential debate at the Venetian Hotel & Casino on Tuesday in Las Vegas. (Associated Press)

Choosing the right presidential candidate

North Korea's rogue dictatorship has conducted its fourth nuclear weapons test. Radical Islamic terrorism has declared war on the civilized world, including the United States. And China's vast economy is tanking, plunging our stock market into dangerous new lows. Published January 7, 2016

Republican presidential candidates, from left, Carly Fiorina, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz, Jeb Bush, Donald Trump, John Kasich and Rand Paul talk together following the CNN Republican presidential debate at the Venetian Hotel & Casino on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Dim prospects for a brighter future

We end 2015 on a dismal note when terrorism has become the most important issue facing our country, the economy is limping along at a mediocre 2 percent growth rate, and voters have one of the worst presidential lineups in many years. Published December 22, 2015

President Obama (Associated Press)

One drop less of medicine

The fragile Obama economy remains in intensive care, still hooked up to the Federal Reserve's life support system but with a drop less medicine. Published December 17, 2015

Donald Trump   Associated Press photo

Winning by addition

Political apprentice Donald Trump is attempting to do something no candidate has done before: win a presidential election by subtraction not addition. Published December 10, 2015

Lost in the Vortex Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Tone-deaf and delusional

America is in a prolonged war against global Islamic terrorists, but also in a fierce political battle here at home over how to fight it and win. Published December 8, 2015

A small memorial is set up across from the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, Calif., on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, after a mass shooting at the location on Wednesday. (James Quigg/The Victor Valley Daily Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

Americans gunned down

Once again Americans were gunned down in cold blood in a mass shooting, only this time by assailants dressed and armed like terrorists. Published December 3, 2015

Illustration on Hillary Clinton's tax plan by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Staying the dismal economic course

Barack Obama's approval scores have plunged into the low 40s as a majority of Americans now say they disapprove of the job he's doing as president. Published November 24, 2015

Illustration on Donald Trump by Kevin Kreneck/Tribune Content Agency

Surviving this election cycle

Americans are living in an age where too many of us no longer seriously question the promises and proposals of our presidential candidates Published November 19, 2015

Illustration on Obama's lack of effective action against ISIS by Donna Grethen/Tribune Content Agency

A plan of surrender and defeat

In his 2012 re-election campaign, President Obama repeatedly said that al Qaeda's terrorist forces were "decimated" and we "had them on the run." Published November 17, 2015

Illustration on Dr. Ben Carson and Donald Trump by Paul Tong/Tribune Content Agency

No Big Foot for the GOP yet

There's still no clear front-runner in the Republican presidential primary campaign. For the most part, the debates have been a sideshow. And the party's strategists are worrying about a looming, election year battle in Congress over entitlement reform. Published November 5, 2015

Jeb Bush, center, flanked by Mike Huckabee, left, and Marco Rubio responds to a question during the CNBC Republican presidential debate at the University of Colorado, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015, in Boulder, Colo. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

'Tomorrow we are turning the page'

New leadership was put in charge of the House this week as Congress was "wiping the slate clean" to prevent another government shutdown, but little else has changed for the better. Published October 29, 2015

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a news conference following a Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington in this Wednesday, June 17, 2015, file photo. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

A recovery that never comes

The Obama economy is tanking as we near the 2016 presidential primaries, handing Republicans the one overriding issue they need to win back the White House. Published October 27, 2015

Hillary Flip-flop Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Hillary flip-flops on the Pacific Rim trade deal

Hillary Rodham Clinton flip-flopped this week on the Pacific Rim trade deal she once embraced but now opposes under political pressure from her party's extreme left wing. Published October 8, 2015

FILE- In this Oct. 2, 2015, file photo, President Barack Obama takes questions from members of the media in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. Buried in the 1,915-page defense policy bill are major changes that could affect more than 1 million members of the military and their families. Obama has threatened to veto the legislation as part of a larger budget debate on Capitol Hill. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

A story of U.S. economic failure

The measly number of jobs that the Obama economy created last month is raising new fears of a steeper employment decline this year and next. Published October 6, 2015