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FEULNER: Rebuilding a ruined city

Many are warning that the United States could become the next Greece. There is no need to look across the ocean to see a poorly governed area that is deep in debt and crumbling. Just look to Detroit. Published April 2, 2013

Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

FEULNER: The battle of the budgets

Say you're running a business, and you find yourself awash in red ink. You realize it's time to retool your approach, and fast. So you ask two different employees each to come up with a budget. You'll go with whoever writes the best plan. Published March 19, 2013

Illustration: Education pork by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

FEULNER: A lesson in education hyperbole

Dire predictions about the fate of certain government programs hardly have been in short supply as sequestration-related budget cuts loomed. It was hardly a surprise, then, when Education Secretary Arne Duncan got in on the act. Published March 5, 2013

Paul Tong

FEULNER: Exiting the road to ruin

"Sequester." It's a word that used to come up rarely. It nearly always referred to a jury being locked away to deliberate a verdict. Published February 26, 2013

Illustration by Linas Garsys for The Washington Times

FEULNER: The energy potential of fracking

Say you were a politician and there was a clean and abundant domestic energy source -- one that has the potential to create jobs and revitalize local economies. Would you do more to encourage it? Published February 19, 2013

Illustration: American pride

FEULNER: America still means opportunity for all

Is America in decline? An honest review of the state of the union would show spiraling budget deficits, uncontrolled growth in government spending and persistently high unemployment levels. The impression of a once-great nation in eclipse is all too plain. Published February 12, 2013

Nancy Ohanian

FEULNER: Getting immigration right

A bipartisan effort is under way to overhaul the nation's immigration system, improve border security and provide a path to citizenship for those here illegally. Stop me if you've heard this one before. Published February 5, 2013

Illustration School Choice by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

FEULNER: Making the grade

More than 200 organizations across the country are staging some 3,600 events to mark School Choice Week. Many grateful parents, however, have reason to celebrate every week. Published January 29, 2013

Illustration by Jennifer Kohnke

FEULNER: Coveting the golden goose

Are tax hikes on the way? Some federal lawmakers hope so. "It's a great opportunity to get us some more revenue," Sen. Charles E. Schumer, New York Democrat, recently said of the upcoming debate over the federal budget. Published January 22, 2013

Illustration: Regulatory America by Linas Garsys for The Washington Times

FEULNER: Economic freedom on the wane

"Land of the free." It's right there in our national anthem. As well it should be -- the personal liberties we enjoy are the envy of many around the world. Published January 15, 2013

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FEULNER: Conservative tide in Asia

There are no permanent victories in democratic politics and no permanent defeats. Thus, even as conservatives in the United States are working to find better ways to present our ideas in the 2014 and 2016 elections, we should pause a moment to celebrate some successes overseas. Published January 7, 2013

Illustration U.S. regulations by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

FEULNER: Breaking the regulatory stranglehold

Nothing in life is certain but death and taxes, the saying goes. Unfortunately, the list doesn't stop there. We can add one other inescapable component: regulations. Published December 31, 2012

Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

FEULNER: No time to get LOST

"It is an outrage." The source of Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta's anger? The fact that the United States has yet to approve a treaty known as the U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea, which often goes by the acronym LOST. Published December 10, 2012

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FEULNER: Paying the price of preparation

At the memorial to the USS Arizona, you can watch droplets of oil from the sunken ship drift to the surface. Some say the ship is weeping for the 1,177 service members killed at Pearl Harbor 71 years ago this week. Published December 3, 2012

Illustration Obama's Welfare Apple by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

FEULNER: Battling a bailout culture

Some Americans believe in the founding principle that individuals are responsible for their own well-being and will voluntarily aid those in need. Others believe that people should be required to take care of their fellow citizens. Published November 26, 2012

** FILE ** This Jan. 10, 2012 photo shows Hostess Twinkies in New York. Twinkies first came onto the scene in 1930 and contained real fruit until rationing during World War II led to the vanilla cream Twinkie. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

FEULNER: Taking down Twinkies

Twinkies are selling for hundreds of dollars on eBay. Union membership has been dropping steadily over the past decade. Published November 19, 2012