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  • THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE. Photo courtesy of Lionsgate

    'Hunger Games' delivers Obama's message on income inequality

    A cultural tug of war is brewing between conservatives and liberals over the message of "The Hunger Games." Are the popular teen novels and films a leftist call for the downtrodden to rise up against the rich? Or an Orwellian take on the dangers of Big Government?

  • Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    LAMBRO: The cuts that didn't bleed

    Have the federal budget cuts caused by sequestration had any impact on your personal life? How about the 16-day, partial government shutdown?

  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Devouring Freedom'

    Conservative writer W. James Antle III has held editorial positions at The American Spectator, The Daily Caller and The American Conservative. His articles have appeared in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, National Review Online, Politico and the Los Angeles Times. "Devouring Freedom" is his first book, and I hope it will not be his last.

  • ** FILE ** This Oct. 18, 2012, file photo, shows the iPhone5. (Associated Press)

    EDITORIAL: Socking the smartphone set

    President Obama borrows a lot of his ideas from his friends in Europe. The continent's Big Government welfare state is an inspiration for someone who thinks the cure for too much spending is more spending.

  • Steve Forbes

    DECKER: 5 Questions with Steve Forbes

    Steve Forbes is chairman and editor-in-chief of Forbes Media. The flagship Forbes magazine, long regarded as America's best business periodical, has a circulation of nearly 1 million.

  • WILLIAMS: Compulsion: Final step in left’s drive to ideal society

    Anyone who reads my columns has heard me say before that what unites the left is a vision of an ideal society, and what unites the right is a vision of an ideal state. The left will take or use any state necessary to get to that ideal society.

  • HAGELIN: Making sure children eat well is parents' job

    Food is in the news. Specifically, the food Big Government wants you — or your children — to eat.

  • U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at a parliamentary dinner in Canberra, Australia, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011. (AP Photo/Alan Porritt, Pool)

    Red, white and goo: Has America gone soft?

    Has America gone soft? Seen our once formidable, can-do economic, cultural and geopolitical six-pack abs devolve into a can't-be-bothered muffin top of belt-buckle-busting, Snuggie-swaddled goo?

  • Illustration: Bailout

    OMAN: The hidden cost of auto bailouts

    As what looks to be a bleak election for Democrats approaches, the administration and its allies are understandably eager to hail any silver lining. Recently, they have been touting the $85 billion bailout of GM and Chrysler as a success.

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