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Illustration on the continuing Israeli/Arab peace talks by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

An Arab-Israeli talk-fest for peace

In Warsaw last week, the Trump administration convened a conference on peace and security in the Middle East. The two-day ministerial did not change the world. But it did highlight significant ways in which the world has changed.

Popemobile Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

What is in the pope’s hand?

Pope Francis is increasingly showing his hand. He came into the papacy promising to clean up the church, especially on matters of sexual abuse. In doing so, he raised hopes among the laity, especially in America and Latin America. He said all the right things or at least many of the right things. He traveled the world. Now it is increasingly obvious that he means none of it.

Chart to accompany Rahn article of Feb 19, 2019.

The good, the bad and the ugly

Last week, there was the pitiful scene of Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York begging President Trump to restore a tax provision which unfairly benefitted New Yorkers. It seems that many high-income New Yorkers have been moving their tax homes to Florida, undermining the New York tax base.

China’s duplicitous call for ‘arms race’ controls on A.I.

- The Washington Times

China, according to a report from the Center for a New American Security, is warning that global controls and international agreements on artificial intelligence are needed, or else a technological “arms race” will soon enough lead to world war. America shouldn’t be fooled. This is the same China that demands countries “pay their debts” on climate change, all the while bucking controls on its own production.

In this June 7, 2017, file photo, then-acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe listens during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, on Capitol Hill in Washington.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Premises, premises

Here is the problem for Trump critics. They began with the wrong premise. They believed that Hillary Clinton should have won the 2016 presidential election. Then they deluded themselves by embracing the notion that Mr. Trump was illegitimate, unstable, stupid and an offense to everything they consider normal.

Illustration on the opiode crisis in America by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

Tracing the real root of America’s opioid crisis

Opioids are flooding into the United States in such vast quantities that President Trump declared a “National Health Emergency” in October 2017. Yet, despite some tales to the contrary, the opioid crisis is literally manufactured in places like Mexico. China, too. In their factories, fentanyl and other copycat drugs are produced in staggering amounts. And they’re decimating us.

El Paso Border Security Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Finding the truth in the wall debate

El Paso, Texas, has once again been used as the flashpoint for the border wall national discourse. President Trump in his 2019 State of the Union address, stated:

Education Choices Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Education is meant for everyone

Back in the day, when public education meant something other than an opportunity to indoctrinate young people into the political ideology of the left, the “Three Rs” used to refer to work in the classroom. Nowadays, it seems our children are more likely to be learning about resistance and rebellion than they are reading, writing and arithmetic.

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Bordering on the absurd

The war of words opposing President Trump's relentless quest for a wall on the southern border has uncorked a flood of flapdoodle toward the fundamental security of the United States. Foolishness can sometimes be funny, but grins fade and eyes roll when the assault on common sense borders on the absurd.

Returning from the Army to incomprehensible violence

"When Sergeant Isaac Woodard stepped onto the Greyhound bus in Augusta, Georgia on the evening of February 12, 1946, he did not set out to be a hero or martyr for the cause of civil rights. When a white bus driver cursed him in response to his request to step off the bus to relieve himself, Woodard demanded to be treated with respect, boldly declaring, "I am a man, just like you." Although he was still wearing his nation's uniform, Woodard had crossed the line for acceptable conduct by a black man. The response to this transgression was unforgiving: removal from the bus, arrest, and a severe beating on the way to the jail [which] left Mr. Woodard blinded."

End six-figure job training

I wonder how many people in our country would hire inexperienced, outrageously priced mechanics to work on their cars. Probably very few. Yet what is the difference between that and some of the people we've elected to Congress?

Boot Omar from committee

In her fervid hatred of Donald Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has recklessly placed an Islamic-terrorist sympathizer and supporter in a crucial role on the U.S. House Foreign Relations Committee. Rep. Ilhan Omar, Minnesota Democrat, has complete access to classified and sensitive information about our military, Americans in critical government roles and U.S. goals.

In this Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump declares a national emergency in order to build a wall along the southern border during an event in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo Evan Vucci, File)

A border wall poll that matters

- The Washington Times

A survey from NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist found 85 percent of Republicans say they're A-OK with President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to build a border wall.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., delivers her inaugural address following her swearing-in ceremony at the Renaissance School for Musical Theater and Technology in the Bronx borough of New York on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, like wow, confuses 'Berlin Wall' with America

- The Washington Times

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the socialist with the mostest, unleashed a new wave of fire and fury against this White House, telling a listening America that President Donald Trump's push for border protection, like, is nothing but "a moral abomination," like because it like reminds of like, the Berlin Wall and all. Like wow.