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Illustration on impending U.S. government financial collapse by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

A 'Blueprint for Reform'

You've probably heard the saying, "If you find yourself in a hole, stop digging." If so, you're one up on President Obama and Congress, who have spent the last seven-and-a-half years making a bad situation worse. Published July 18, 2016

This undated photo provided by Heritage Auctions shows a 1776 broadside printing of the Declaration of Independence. The broadside printing, to be auctioned April 5 in New York, was ordered on July 17, 1776, by the Massachusetts Bay Council and read by the Rev. Levi Frisbie to his congregation in Ipswich, north of Boston. (Heritage Auctions via AP)

Why the Declaration of Independence endures

Chances are, you heard at least a passing word of praise for the Declaration of Independence as you celebrated the Fourth of July. But why, exactly, does it endure? Published July 4, 2016

Illustration on the Brexit vote by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Brexit's aftermath

For many people outside of Britain, the Brexit vote came in like a typical news item. One minute, you knew nothing about it (or almost nothing), then it was all over the news. And now you see people reacting with great passion over the result. Published June 27, 2016

Defeating the next strain of terrorism

It's been only 15 years since the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. But when you look at how the terrorist threat has evolved since then, it seems as if a century or more has gone by. Published June 20, 2016

Illustration on Britain's exit from the EU by William Brown/Tribune Content Agency

Why 'Brexit' makes sense

Full disclosure: I'm an Anglophile. In other words, I admire all things British. Published June 13, 2016

A blueprint for balance

Which takes up a greater percentage of the federal budget -- national defense or entitlements such as Social Security and Medicare? Published June 6, 2016

Norman Makoujy of Totowa, N.J., places flags on the graves of Veterans at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Totowa Memorial weekend Sunday, May 29, 2016. Makoujy volunteers his time to place the flags, putting 35 dozen flags with volunteers on Saturday and 150 flags on Sunday. Makoujy recovers flags from the cemetery after July 4th and  recycles them the next year.  (Amy Newman/The Record of Bergen County via AP)

The last full measure

"The last full measure of devotion." That's what President Lincoln called the ultimate sacrifice as he dedicated the cemetery at Gettysburg in 1863. Published May 29, 2016

Illustration on the current illiberal suppression of dissent by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Liberal in name only

Do you support free speech, individual liberties and protections for private property? You must be a liberal. Published May 9, 2016

Four decades of patriotism

Americans still enjoy freedom of religion. But these days, they're expected to leave their faith in the pew or at home -- not allow it to influence their behavior in the public square. Published April 25, 2016

Illustration on proposed government prosecution of climate change skeptics by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Turning up the heat on 'climate change deniers'

In the 1950s, it was: "Are you now, or have you ever been, a member of the Communist Party?" Today, it's: "Are you now, or have you ever been, a climate change denier?" Published April 18, 2016

Mitt Romney is interviewed by Neil Cavuto during his "Cavuto Coast to Coast" program on the Fox Business Network, in New York Friday, March 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) ** FILE **

Unleash the power of real tax reform

Tax reform often seems like an elusive goal. But as we mark another Tax Day, conservatives should be pleased about where we are on this issue. We've come a long way in just a few years. Published April 11, 2016

Standing up for religious liberty

To see religious liberty under attack in the United States is disheartening -- and more than a little ironic. Published April 4, 2016

President Barack Obama, joined by the Easter Bunny, greets members of the audience on the South Lawn at the White House Easter Egg Roll at the White House in Washington, Monday, March 28, 2016. Thousands of children gathered at the White House for the annual Easter Egg Roll which features live music, sports courts, cooking stations, storytelling, and Easter egg rolling. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Rule by bureaucrat

President Obama opened the annual Easter Egg Roll at the White House this year by saying it was a bittersweet moment: It would be his last time hosting it. Published March 28, 2016

President Barack Obama, right, and first lady Michelle arrive for a state dinner with Cuba's President Raul Castro, left, at the Palace of the Revolution in Havana, Cuba, Monday, March 21, 2016. Obama's visit to Cuba is a crowning moment in his and Castro's bid to normalize ties between two countries that sit just 90 miles apart. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

Encouraging real change in Cuba

It's been over a year since the United States "normalized" relations with Cuba, making concessions that, supposedly, would encourage the island nation to become freer and more open. In light of President Obama's visit, however, it's clear that this policy has proven to be a failure. Published March 21, 2016

President Barack Obama speaks before a performance by the cast of the Broadway play "Hamilton" in the East Room of the White House, in Washington, Monday, March 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

An indefensible defense budget

No wonder the national debt exceeds $19 trillion. It seems policymakers just can't say no to anything. Except when it comes to defense. Published March 14, 2016

Illustration on campus reactions to differing viewpoints by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Seeking 'safe spaces' on campus

Commentator Ben Shapiro showed up at California State University, Los Angeles to deliver a talk called "When Diversity Becomes a Problem." President William Covino tucked tail when the usual caterwauling began and canceled the event. Mr. Shapiro vowed to come anyway Published March 7, 2016