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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

Illustration on climate realities by Donna Grethen/Tribune Content Agency

Some cold facts on global warming

Yesterday it was still February, but the high temperature hit 64 degrees here in Washington, with snow drifts still melting from last month's massive East Coast blizzard. So what are we to make of the weather and the climate change controversy? Is it getting warmer or colder? Published February 29, 2016

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

Time to budge on the budget

The year 2016 may well go down in history as the Year of the Fed-Up Voter. On issue after issue, too many of our elected officials refuse to make hard choices. They govern on autopilot, apparently hoping that some rousing speeches at election time will distract us. Published February 22, 2016

The National Security Agency says its Signals Intelligence Directorate used electronic espionage in 2003 to discover that North Korea was developing uranium enrichment capabilities in violation of the 1994 Agreed Framework. (Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times)

North Korea's latest nuclear provocation

For many years Korea has been known as "The Land of the Morning Calm." Sunday, Feb. 7, I could have added a postscript: "The morning calm and the afternoon chaos." Published February 8, 2016

Illustration on decreasing economic freedom in the U.S. by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

America's declining economic freedom

When you think of the United States as being free, what comes to mind? The ability to speak your mind? To vote? To live and work where you please? Good answers, but there's another kind of liberty that's easily overlooked, although it affects nearly everything we do. Published February 1, 2016

In search of solutions

Whether you're liberal or conservative, it's usually easy to say what you oppose. Both sides spend a good deal of time trying to shoot down policies from the other side. But do you know what you favor? Published January 25, 2016

A Nation Forged from a Wide Array of People Illustration by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

Assimilation nation no more

America has always been a melting pot. We are a nation founded by people from all over the world who came here seeking a better life for themselves and their families. So why is immigration such a hot-button issue? Published January 18, 2016

Illustration on gun violence and control by William Brown/Tribune Content Agency

The anti-gun arguments shot full of holes

Few issues are as polarizing as guns. Some Americans applaud President Obama's recently announced series of "executive actions" on firearms. Many others deplore them. Which side is on target? Published January 11, 2016

Illustration on a new commission to investigate Islamic terrorism by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Taking a closer look at the terrorist threat

A recent Gallup poll asked Americans to name the No. 1 issue facing the country. What do you suppose came out on top? Not the economy. Not health care. Not immigration. No, the issue that headed the list was terrorism. Published January 4, 2016

US President Barack Obama delivers his speech at the 'Mission Innovation: Accelerating the Clean Energy Revolution' meeting at the COP2, United Nations Climate Change Conference, in Le Bourget, north of Paris, Monday, Nov. 30 2015. (Ian Langsdon, Pool photo via AP)

Making the nation more secure

You'll find charts galore in the 2016 Index of U.S. Military Strength, but two at the start of the detailed report are particularly troubling. Published November 30, 2015