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Ed Feulner

Articles by Ed Feulner

FEULNER: 'The Trial,' American-style

At one time in history, there was a general belief in the Divine Right of Kings. Whatever the king or ruler decided at that moment was the law. Thus, standards were constantly changing. Published August 13, 2013

Illustration Freedom by John Camejo for The Washington Times

FEULNER: Transcending bad circumstances

Small wonder that New York Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera grabbed the spotlight at the latest All-Star game. His perfect eighth-inning relief appearance not only helped the American League win the game, it showcased the kind of success story that Americans love. Published July 23, 2013

The Washington Times

FEULNER: Skip the amnesty sequel

My friend and colleague Ed Meese is second to no one in his admiration for Ronald Reagan. However, the man who served as the nation's 75th attorney general will readily admit it was a serious mistake for Reagan to accept the compromise at the heart of the 1986 immigration "reform" bill and sign it into law. Published July 16, 2013

Illustration: American pride

FEULNER: Forging a more perfect union

One-hundred and 50 years ago this summer, a still-young nation known as the United States of America faced its greatest challenge. Armies of brothers dressed in blue and gray clashed in a small Pennsylvania town called Gettysburg. Published July 9, 2013

Fourth of July travel to the nation's capital and other cities may be down from 2012 due to concerns about the economy and higher costs. But deal-savvy travelers can still snag lower travel prices for the holiday. (The Washington Times)

FEULNER: A life of liberty

In the eyes of the world, America stands for one thing above all: the promise of freedom. Even people who have never laid eyes on an American know of the promise our country represents. Published July 2, 2013

Illustration: Debt by Linas Garsys for The Washington Times

FEULNER: No reason for a victory lap over the debt

"After two years of harrowing confrontations in Washington," begins a recent article in the Washington Post, "the national debt is no longer growing out of control and policymakers from President Barack Obama to House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, have rushed to take credit." Published June 25, 2013

Illustration: Obamacare by John Camejo for The Washington Times

FEULNER: Obamacare's unaffordable consequences

President Obama's signature health law is called the Affordable Care Act. In an ironic twist, though, it may prove prohibitively expensive for many low-income Americans. Published June 18, 2013

Mark Weber

FEULNER: A fallacious farm bill

When you hear that Congress has taken up the "farm bill," what images come to mind? Farmers in overalls, driving beat-up tractors, trying to scratch out a living from the soil? A lot of politicians are counting on that. Published June 4, 2013

The Washington Times

FEULNER: Memorial Day 2013

When we think of heroes, what comes to mind? Some fictional good guy flying around in the latest big-screen comic-book adventure? Perhaps, but with the arrival of another Memorial Day, I'd like to suggest someone more fitting: a U.S. Navy SEAL named Mike Monsoor. Published May 27, 2013

Illustration by Nancy Ohanian

FEULNER: The recurring debt-limit drama

Get ready for a little deja vu from Washington. The federal government is about to hit the debt ceiling, now set at a whopping $16.8 trillion. Yes, again. It's like the Bill Murray movie "Groundhog Day" — only this time, unfortunately, no one is laughing. Published May 14, 2013

Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

FEULNER: Red tape on the rise

"Do as I say, not as I do," goes an ironic saying worthy of Mark Twain. It's a phrase that is well suited to the political field. Published May 7, 2013

Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

FEULNER: Delete the Internet tax

Do you do at least some of your shopping online? If you're like most Americans, the answer is "yes." This leads to my next question: Would you like to pay more for the items you buy? Published April 30, 2013

Donna Grethen

FEULNER: School choice is on the march

These days, freedom is under fire in many ways. It's nice to be able to report that in one area, at least, freedom is marching in the right direction: education. Published April 16, 2013