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Illustration on the national jobs crisis by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

No jobs, no fooling

In the eighth year of Barack Obama's presidency, the liberal national news media continues its shameful cover-up of his failed economic policies. Published June 7, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has refused to talk with the inspector general investigating her email system, although secretaries of state who preceded her cooperated with the probe. (Associated Press)

Hillary's missing messages

The essential issues in Hillary Clinton's widening email scandal have always been her judgment and her imperious belief that the government's rules don't apply to her. Published May 26, 2016

Illustration on The Washington Post as a political tool of Amazon.com owner Jeff Bezos by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Targeting Trump

Ask the average voter what he really knows about the presidential front-runners and his likely answer is probably not much that matters. Published May 19, 2016

FILE - In this May 6, 2016, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the briefing room of the White House in Washington. Roughly 5 million more U.S. workers will soon become eligible for overtime pay under new rules issued by the Obama administration. The policy changes would benefit many salaried employees in the fast food and retail industries who often work long hours, are called managers, but are paid just above the current $23,660 annual threshold that allows companies to deny overtime pay. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Running an economy on futility

This was the year when Republicans had everything going for them, politically speaking, in the 2016 presidential election. Published May 17, 2016

Illustration on the presidential choices for 2016 by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

At a political crossroads

America is at a political crossroads in its long and sometimes tumultuous history, trying to decide who is the best candidate to lead our country for the next four years. Published May 12, 2016

Mark Weber/Tribune Content Agency

Beyond the bluff and bluster

Boil down all of the bluff and bluster of the presidential campaign and two issues stand out from all the rest: a weak economy and a government riven by corruption, waste, fraud and abuse. Published May 5, 2016

Decline of American GDP Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Making capitalism fashionable again

It comes as no surprise that in Barack Obama's last year as president, the U.S. economy has all but stopped growing. Published April 28, 2016

Illustration on the economic theory behind Bernie Sanders by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Targeting American capitalism

An estimated 27,000 people turned out to lustily cheer Sen. Bernie Sanders' leftist crusade to turn America into a socialist state. Published April 14, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign stop, Tuesday, March 29, 2016, in Janesville, Wis. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Tariffs and the sad truth

After seven-plus years of President Obama's underperforming, low-wage, part-time economy, Americans are desperate for a new leader to fix what's wrong with our country. Published March 29, 2016

Caption: Republican front-runner Donald Trump, at a veterans event in Des Moines, Iowa earlier this year. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Front-runner fear and loathing

Several presidential polls this week showed that, by large margins, the voters are unhappy with the front-runner choices they have in this election. Published March 22, 2016

The fountain on the North Lawn of the White House in Washington, is dyed green in honor of St. Patrick's Day, Thursday, March 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

At war over politics

America is at war over its politics and the transition from one administration to the next. The U.S. Senate flatly refuses to fill a Supreme Court vacancy until a new president takes office. And the economy appears to have all but stopped growing. Published March 17, 2016

Donald Trump said he doesn't like the innuendo that he might not be well-endowed. "I guarantee you there's no problem, I guarantee you," he said. (Associated Press)

Civil war among Republicans

The deeply divisive civil war among Republicans over Donald Trump's increasingly likely odds of winning the presidential nomination is tearing the GOP apart. Published March 3, 2016

Illustration criticizing Donald trump's ostensible attitude towards the U.S. Constitution by Alexandwer Hunter/The Washington Times

Trying to go it alone

Donald Trump talks in very simplistic, egocentric, combative terms about how he will govern if he wins the presidency, but he never mentions Congress. Published March 1, 2016

Giving low marks to the economy

When Americans go to the polls in November to choose a new president, the economy will be the central issue in their decision. Published February 25, 2016

Vice President Joe Biden visits St. Paul's Union Depot train station Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016,  to mark the seventh anniversary of the economic stimulus package in  St. Paul, Minn.  Biden says projects like the restoration of an abandoned train hub in Minnesota helped bring the country back from the recession.  (Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP)  MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES LOCAL TELEVISION OUT

An about-face on Supreme Court appointments

Senate Democrats are attacking the Republican leadership for having the gall to suggest that any action to fill the Supreme Court's vacancy should be put off until next year. Published February 23, 2016

Illustration on intensified belligerence from Donald Trump by M. Ryder/Tribune Content Agency

Surviving until Super Tuesday

Is Donald Trump reaching the limit of his support for the Republican presidential nomination? Published February 16, 2016

Illustration on the deteriorating economy by William Brown/Tribune Content Agency

A slam dunk for Republicans

A menacing black cloud is looming over our economy that should make the 2016 presidential election a slam dunk for Republicans -- depending on who the GOP nominates this summer. Published February 11, 2016

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