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When political principles are like restricted railroad tickets

With the zeal of proponents of the Prohibition Amendment, four Republican House members wrote a letter on Dec. 19 to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein protesting an interpretation of the Wire Act by the Office of Legal Counsel that lets State jurisdictions decide whether to permit Internet gambling within their borders.

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence sgreets troops in a hangar at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan on Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. Mandel Ngan/Pool via AP) **FILE**

Looking for help on the Afghanistan problem

The West cannot solve the problem of Afghanistan alone. The U.S. and its European allies can treat the symptoms, but they can only stave off the absolute disaster for a period of time, at the cost of much blood and treasure.

In this Dec. 15, 2017, photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) ** FILE **

Jeff Sessions is on the right track

It is no exaggeration to say that, other than the president himself, Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been the subject of more criticism than anyone else in the Trump administration over the past year.

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin, left, speaks with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg during a round table meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission at foreign ministers level at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

Rampant political corruption harms Ukraine's people

- The Washington Times

One of the most problematic symptoms of Ukrainian corruption is the influence those with money and power have over the criminal justice system. After writing a series of articles on the subject and its implications for continued aid from the West, I'd like to highlight a chilling event that happened earlier this week which dramatically underscores my point.

Rep. Scott Taylor of Virginia and the missing investigation

In early December, a political disagreement got very nasty. One of the parties to the disagreement is Rep. Scott Taylor, a former Navy Seal and now congressman from Virginia. The other parties are groups that oppose giving amnesty to illegal aliens through the DACA or deferred action for childhood arrivals programs.

Why Trump should testify

President Trump holds the keys to ending with dispatch Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of links between the Russian government and his presidential campaign.President Trump holds the keys to ending with dispatch Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of links between the Russian government and his presidential campaign.

President Donald Trump steps off Marine One after landing at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017, in Bethesda, Md. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump's tax win will expose poverty of the leftist economics

When it comes to President Trump's big tax plan, Democrats are worried — not that it will fail but that it will succeed, igniting the U.S. economy and providing so much economic growth that all those low-information voters out there will see the leftist scare talk of the last 25 years has been complete rubbish.