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EDITORIAL: Overturning Dodd-Frank

Ordinarily, political disputes ought to be settled by lawmakers accountable to the public, not unelected judges. It's bad form for a political party to run to the judicial branch simply because it can't win on an issue fair-and-square in the legislature. Published November 27, 2012

** FILE ** Droplets of rain cover the handle of a shopping cart outside a Wal-Mart store. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta)

EDITORIAL: Unions play Grinch on Black Friday

Unions hoping to strike a blow for Big Labor got a black eye from Black Friday shoppers instead. Empowered by their role in President Obama's re-election earlier this month, union bosses were surprised to learn that for most Americans, sympathy for left-wing economics stops at the superstores' automatic doors. Published November 27, 2012

Illustration Ruling on Obamacare by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

EDITORIAL: Obamacare makes Liberty sick

The legal fight against Obamacare lives on. On Monday, the Supreme Court vacated an appellate court ruling that had favored the health care takeover and granted opponents a second chance to make their case that the law is unconstitutional. Published November 26, 2012

Illustration: Broken Post Office

EDITORIAL: The mailman vs. FedEx

The Postal Service is coming to grips with its diminished relevance in a digital society. The question is whether Congress will follow suit. Published November 26, 2012

Illustration: Obamacare by Linas Garsys for The Washington Times

EDITORIAL: Obamacare's pizza price

It's well established that Obamacare is sending the cost of health care skyrocketing. What's less known is it will make trips to the grocery store more expensive and drive up the cost of pizza. All this is happening because nanny state zealots slipped a zinger into the measure just before it came up for a vote. Published November 23, 2012

A driver holds a "Taxed Enough Already" sign out of his car as he and a handful of other cars drive around the State House in Annapolis, Md., on Thursday, March 22, 2012, honking their horns in protest of new and increased taxes in the state of Maryland. At least two drivers were ticketed for illegal use of horn, a $60 fine. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

GHEI: Maryland's budget turkey

The only solution liberals have to today's problems is spending money. Whether it's crime, poverty or even unemployment, the answer for them is always to create a brand new program -- never mind measuring whether similar efforts in the past yielded any positive results. Published November 23, 2012

Illustration: Global warming by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

EDITORIAL: Climate of doubt in Doha

"Global warming" just isn't as cool as it used to be. The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change conference opens Monday for the 18th time to a world far less enthusiastic about grand wealth redistribution schemes meant to buy a chilled climate. Published November 23, 2012

Washington's Capital Beltway (Getty Images )

EDITORIAL: High-occupancy tax lanes

Toll lanes opened for the first time on the Capital Beltway Saturday, providing a disturbing glimpse of the future of infrastructure development. Virginia's Interstate 495 Express Lanes project adds desperately needed capacity to the congested route, which will ease commutes for drivers -- but only if they pay up. Published November 22, 2012

Henry Ford

EDITORIAL: They built this

The History Channel recently concluded "The Men Who Built America," a mini-series about the former titans of industry -- Rockefeller, Vanderbilt, Carnegie, Morgan and Ford. These men built America from the ground up in the 50 years following the Civil War. Published November 22, 2012

Rembrandt Peale's portrait of George Washington

EDITORIAL: Rendering our sincere thanks

Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favor -- and Whereas both Houses of Congress have by their joint Committee requested me "to recommend to the People of the United States a day of public thanksgiving and prayer to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many signal favors of Almighty God, especially by affording them an opportunity peaceably to establish a form of government for their safety and happiness." Published November 21, 2012

Illustration Obamacare Abortion by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

EDITORIAL: Women voted for birth control

Planned Parenthood is patting itself on the back over President Obama's victory earlier this month. According to Dawn Laguens, the abortion provider's executive vice president, women were scared away from Mitt Romney with the threat that he would take away their birth control. Published November 20, 2012

**FILE** United States Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton (right) speaks Jan. 31, 2012, to Susan Rice, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, at United Nations headquarters as British Foreign Secretary William Hague listens to Syrian Ambassador to the United Nations Bashar Ja'afari address to a Security Council meeting on the situation in Syria. (Associated Press)

EDITORIAL: Obama ducks Benghazi

President Obama took responsibility last week for his administration's actions in Benghazi, Libya. He insisted those criticizing U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice for misleading the American people regarding the terror attack ought to come after him instead. Published November 20, 2012

Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

EDITORIAL: Obama's Keystone conundrum

President Obama claimed throughout the campaign that he would pursue an "all of the above" energy policy. Now that he's secured a second term, Americans expect him to make good on his promise and allow affordable energy projects to proceed. Published November 19, 2012

Explosion and smoke rise following an Israeli strike in the Gaza Strip, seen from the Israel Gaza Border, southern Israel, Friday, Nov. 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

EDITORIAL: Invading Gaza

Hamas is daring Israel to launch a ground invasion of the Gaza strip. Israel may well take them up on it. Published November 19, 2012

** FILE ** A woman leaves a Hobby Lobby store in Little Rock, Ark., on Sept. 12, 2012. (Associated Press)

EDITORIAL: Obamacare's other constitutional problem

The line of those waiting at the courthouse itching for a chance to derail Obamacare just got longer. So far, the Catholic Church and 30 of the nation's governors have taken the lead to battle against the health care law's requirement that states establish health insurance exchanges and that abortion coverage be subsidized. Published November 16, 2012

** FILE ** In this June 23, 2011, file photo, then-CIA Director-designate Gen. David Petraeus testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Petraeus has resigned because of an extramarital affair. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

EDITORIAL: Diplomats died, Obama lied

In a closed congressional hearing Friday, former Director of Central Intelligence David H. Petraeus told lawmakers that references to al Qaeda involvement in the deadly Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, were stripped from the agency's talking points. Published November 16, 2012

US President Barack Obama receives the Nobel Peace Prize during a ceremony in the Main Hall of Oslo City Hall in Oslo, Norway, Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

EDITORIAL: Time for Mr. Obama to earn his peace prize

Air-raid sirens sounded in Tel Aviv Thursday for the first time since 1991, when Saddam Hussein fired scud missiles at the city during Operation Desert Storm. At least one Iranian-built Fajr missile launched from the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip struck a suburb south of the city in the latest attack. Published November 15, 2012

**FILE** President Obama listens Feb. 20, 2009, as Vice President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room of the White House. (Associated Press)

EDITORIAL: White House petition folly

President Obama wants to be known as a cosmopolitan leader. He's well on his way to making America look more like Europe with nationalized health care and high energy prices. One of the most frivolous ideas he has imported from across the Atlantic is the "We the People" e-petition section of the White House website. Published November 15, 2012