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Trump Energy Rule Illustration by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

Understanding economic realities

Even President Obama acknowledges the economy’s strength, going so far as to take credit for it on multiple occasions. This has the absurdity of garlic taking credit for fresh breath.

Farmer Gets His Way Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

How labor unions trample on farmer rights

In this case, two farms sued the Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB) over a rule that allows union representatives, notably the United Farm Workers (UFW), to trespass on private property to solicit new membership. In one instance, UFW workers snuck onto a worksite at 5 a.m. and distracted workers with bullhorns as a way to intimidate them.

Giving an Iraq War veteran his due

The recent announcement that Iraq War veteran David Bellavia will be awarded the Medal of Honor on June 25 is welcome — and long overdue.

Iranian Mischief Illustration by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

Dealing with Iranian mischief

‘Beat your kid once a week; if you don’t know what he did, he will.” That is terrible parenting advice, but it may work on Iran. The Iranians are not being very adept in trying to keep their covert fingerprints off the recent oil tanker attacks in the Gulf. They obviously believe that Ayatollah Khomeini was right when he said, “the Americans can’t do a damned thing,” during the Iran hostage crisis. So, how should our country react if Iran keeps up its hostile hybrid actions? There are options short of all-out war.

Why Trump won in 2016

Democrats still have no idea why Donald Trump won the 2016 election. It wasn’t that the American people had suddenly turned racist, which is the braindead theme of the Democratic media.

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An American flag is planted on Omaha beach, Normandy, , Wednesday June 5, 2019. Extensive commemorations are being held in the U.K. and France to honor the nearly 160,000 troops from Britain, the United States, Canada and other nations who landed in Normandy on June 6, 1944 in history's biggest amphibious invasion. (AP Photo/David Vincent)

A bad idea exiled again

There are eternal debates about issues that, while seeming adjudicated and settled, nonetheless bubble up every few years: Should Pete Rose be in the baseball Hall of Fame? Who killed John F. Kennedy? Should there be a constitutional amendment proscribing the burning of the American flag?

Ownership promotes self-reliance

America was born not by accident. Rather, it was conceived by deliberate design in order to guarantee freedom and liberty and create an environment that nurtures creativity, self-reliance and responsibility and protects individual property rights. It is not by accident that America generated the highest standard of living on the planet.

Homeowner expectations on a street called Lowland Way

A year ago Louise Candlish's first novel "Our House" kept home-owning readers on the edge of their seats with a twisty tale of a wife who came home to find another couple moving into her lovely London house. She discovers her husband had sold it -- despite the fact that she was the co-owner.

If left wins, good loses

When the dust settles after the Democratic debates and the primary votes are in, a clearer picture of who will lead the nation after 2020 will emerge. If the radical "Democratic Socialists" manages to overtake the Trump administration, the winners will be the United Nations and its roster of third-world-country members, abortion advocates, welfare cheaters, Islamic radicals, illegal foreign intruders (aka, "undocumented immigrants"), sanctuary cities, Russia, China, Iran and North Korea, Cuba, Venezuela and others. The losers will be Israel, small businesses, Christians, gainfully employed taxpayers, the medical profession, the coal industry, individual entrepreneurship, the military, traditionalists, minorities, white males and conservative free speech.

U.S. Navy patrol boats carrying journalists to see damaged oil tankers leaves a U.S. Navy 5th Fleet base near Fujairah, United Arab Emirates, Wednesday, June 19, 2019. The limpet mines used to attack a Japanese-owned oil tanker near the Strait of Hormuz bore "a striking resemblance" to similar mines displayed by Iran, a U.S. Navy explosives expert said Wednesday. Iran has denied being involved. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

Iran resistance organizing global protests

With Iran in the news daily as tensions increase in the Persian Gulf over multiple tanker attacks, the Iranian resistance is raising the profile of their movement against the regime in Western capitals in Europe and the U.S.

In this file photo taken on Monday, July 16, 2018, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin shake hands at the beginning of a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File) **FILE**

Russia's role in American politics

It looks like President Trump has a chance to demonstrate the foreign policy pragmatism he campaigned on and was elected for in 2016 at this month's Group of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan.

President Donald Trump smiles as pastor Paula White prepares to lead the room in prayer, during a dinner for evangelical leaders in the State Dining Room of the White House, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) ** FILE **

Trump's reelection campaign kicks off 'in the name of Jesus Christ'

- The Washington Times

Paula White, dubbed in 2016 as Donald Trump's "personal pastor," kicked off the president's reelection campaign with an opening prayer that referenced the "demonic networks" that have aligned to destroy this White House. She wasn't just talking about CNN. LOL. But the key takeaway from her prayer was this: White said "Jesus."