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Illustration: Obama taxes

LAMBRO: A second-term second chance

It’s not too premature to now say that President Obama’s second-term agenda is adrift — that is, if he ever had a really well-thought-out agenda to begin with. Published May 1, 2013

This artwork by Nancy Ohanian relates to increased awareness of terrorism in the United States.

LAMBRO: Sealing the gaps in defense

The deadly bombing in Boston and the wave of terrorist plots in the United States since Sept. 11, 2001, lead inexorably to three conclusions: The terrorist threat is growing, al Qaeda has not been decimated as President Obama told us in his 2012 campaign, and there are gaps in our security system that need to be repaired. Published April 24, 2013

Illustration Obama's Taxes by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

LAMBRO: Obamanomics, a synonym for failure

President Obama heads into the third month of his second term still unable to find a cure for a sluggish economy, weak employment numbers and his own slipping job approval scores. Published April 5, 2013

Illustration by Linas Garsys for The Washington Times

LAMBRO: Unemployed and black in Obama's America

President Obama's failed job policies are facing bitter criticism from black Americans, whose leaders now say black unemployment has grown worse under his presidency. Published March 29, 2013

Illustration Budget Blueprint by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

LAMBRO: Short-term budget bedevils second-term Obama

The federal budget deficit will be nearly $1 trillion this year, our national debt is headed toward $17 trillion, Congress' approval polls are a dismal 13 percent, and our lawmakers are on a two-week spring break. Published March 27, 2013

Illustration by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

LAMBRO: Fleeing the Holy Land for troubles

President Obama's job-approval polls have dropped to 48 percent, and the Federal Reserve says the jobless rate will remain high for the next two years, so it was time for a road trip. Published March 22, 2013

Illustration by Linas Garsys for The Washington Times

LAMBRO: Obamacare will hurt young people most

Brace yourselves for higher medical insurance costs that will hit young and old alike as a result of President Obama's nationalized health care mandates. Published February 20, 2013

William Brown

LAMBRO: Bystander-in-chief wedded to failure

The Congressional Budget Office sent us a gloomy report this week about the government's debt and the ailing economy. It's worse than the Obama administration has led us to believe. Published February 8, 2013

Illustration by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

LAMBRO: Economy progresses downward

When millions of voters went to the polls in November to narrowly re-elect Barack Obama, the economy was rapidly shrinking toward recessionary levels. Published February 1, 2013

Donna Grethen

LAMBRO: Persistent plague of Washington waste

Archaic, bloated, duplicative, wasteful, inefficient government is like the weather. People complain about it, but no one has figured out how to change it. Published January 18, 2013

Illustration: Obama budget by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

LAMBRO: Mount Obama

President Obama thinks the debate over raising the $16.4 trillion debt ceiling isn't the place or the time to be discussing runaway spending. Published January 16, 2013

President Obama (right) and his chief of staff, Jack Lew, confer. Mr. Lew, who previously served as the president's Office of Management and Budget chief, is said to be under consideration for Treasury secretary. (Associated Press)

LAMBRO: Another lost year for America's workers

President Obama's decision to name Jack Lew, his chief of staff and former budget director, to be his Treasury secretary sent a depressing signal that the economy and jobs won't be his highest priority in a second term. Published January 11, 2013

Illustration Obama's Clean Energy by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

LAMBRO: Obama's dirty clean-energy deals

Have you seen the latest development in President Obama's waste-ridden, clean-energy program that's now under federal investigation at the U.S. Treasury Department? Published December 26, 2012

Illustration Devil Money by John Camejo for The Washington Times

LAMBRO: Obama's war on wealth

Abig issue is missing in the debate over the "fiscal cliff": how to get the Obama economy growing again, fueling capital investment, jobs and higher incomes. Published November 27, 2012