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    HURT: Wilson and Obama ... 100 years apart, but so alike

    When Woodrow Wilson signed into law the Revenue Act of 1913, it probably sounded like a good idea. Most people would pay less in taxes and the prices of everyday goods would drop, he promised. And the rich would — finally! — start paying their fair share.


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    EDITORIAL: Obama's retirement MyRA plan is a gimmick

    We can blame Woodrow Wilson for the annual bore that the State of the Union has become. Before Wilson, the presidents sent their ideas about the state of the union to Congress in writing.


  • President Barack Obama makes a statement to reporters in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013. The Senate voted to avoid a financial default and reopen the government after a 16-day partial shutdown and the measure now heads to the House, which is expected to back the bill before day's end. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

    NAPOLITANO: A rising torrent of debt and destruction

    President Obama is saddling future generations with debt they will not be able to afford. He will turn the IRS into debt collectors for the Chinese government while courageous House and Senate Republicans stand athwart the progressive tidal wave saying, "Stop!"


  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Gentlemen Bankers'

    Writing a book that's boring yet also hair-raising is a feat. Susie J. Pak's "Gentlemen Bankers: The World of J.P. Morgan," full of charts, graphs and the dry prose of a doctoral thesis, studies the ways of the financial and industrial moguls who built their wealth at the dawn of modern American capitalism.


  • FILE - In this July 13, 2010 file photo, Leonardo DiCaprio poses at the premiere of the film "Inception" in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, file)

    Leonardo DiCaprio to play President Woodrow Wilson in biopic: report

    Leonardo DiCaprio is set to star as Woodrow Wilson in an upcoming biopic of the 28th president, E! News reported.


  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Wilson'

    This is in every way a big book and not just because it weighs in at more than 800 pages. Published in the centenary year of President Woodrow Wilson's first inauguration, it is a sweeping and intensive portrait of a man at the center of 20th-century history.


  • Weighing war, White House debuts peace-themed Christmas ornament

    As President Obama readies a possible military strike against Syria Thursday, the White House 2013 Christmas ornament is going on sale with the slogan, "Peace on Earth."


  • ** FILE ** Syrian President Bashar Assad (Associated Press)

    DIBACCO: America's reluctant response to chemical weapons

    If President Obama has been slow to respond to reports that chemical weapons have been employed in Syria, thereby crossing his "red line" and creating a "game-changer" for U.S. policy, he's not the first chief executive to procrastinate on the issue.


  • Illustration by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

    BOVARD: The 'you are the government' canard

    In his continuing campaign to subvert the Second Amendment, President Obama recently unveiled one of the oldest tricks in the demagogue playbook. Speaking in Colorado, he declared that since America is a democracy, people had no reason to fear "the government is going to come take my guns."


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