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Jordan Peterson. (The Washington Times) ** FILE **

Fear and loathing of Jordan Peterson

Ah, men! This is the ultimate exclamation of women, frustrated, puzzled and baffled by the other half of the human race, forever a riddle wrapped in ambiguity, ambivalence, anticipation — and admiration and affection. The exclamation has never been static. That frustration and bafflement is once more examined and re-examined, stretched and shrunk, applauded and animated with vigor and vitriol.

Omarosa tries to channel Anita Hill

Where have we seen this play before: A woman comes forward to accuse a conservative of inappropriate behavior in hopes of harming him sufficiently so he will be unable to achieve his policy objectives?

Russian Missiles Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Nuclear naivete at Fox News

Fox News on the Web should be deeply embarrassed by Perry Chiaramonte and Alex Diaz’s August 8 article “Russia’s Nuclear Arsenal: All Bark and No Bite?”

Illustration on the EU's euphoric view of Iran's intentions by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

Imagining the Islamic Republic

Last week, the European Union issued a statement on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, the nuclear weapons deal concluded with Iran’s rulers, from which President Trump withdrew three months ago.

Burqa Letter Box Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

‘Lay off Boris Johnson, and us for that matter’

A fellow Spectatorian is under enemy fire, and we all must rally around him, particularly because he has done nothing wrong and because if those attacking him triumph we shall all suffer. The cause is free speech. The free speech that is endangered is in Great Britain, but if the forces of censorship win in London it is only a matter of time before the forces of censorship will be bringing their muzzles to our shores.

Maduro in Flames Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

A case study in suffering and lack of freedom

- The Washington Times

The tragedy that is Venezuela, a case study in the suffering and lack of freedom woven into the very fabric of Marxist socialism doesn’t receive the attention it deserves at a time when last week’s Gallup poll shows that Democrats view socialism more favorably than capitalism.

Making a difference in close elections

Democrats are trying their best to spin their razor-thin loss in Ohio’s 12th Congressional District special election as a moral victory that presages a “Blue Wave” in November. The GOP won Ohio by 9 points in 2016, so it shouldn’t have been this close, they say.

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Illustration on Hungarian resistance to Islamic encroachment by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

'No submission to Islam'

No European head of government talks remotely like Hungary's Prime Minister Victor Orban. For example, he recently spoke of building in Hungary a "constitutional order based on national and Christian foundations," thereby avoiding a future in which "the whole of Europe has submitted to Islam."

The F-35 and National Security Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Maintaining military superiority

America's national security relies on our military maintaining its absolute superiority — in the air, on the ground and at sea.

Trigger Head Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Preventing mass shootings

On July 30, the Annapolis Capital Gazette shooter pled "not guilty" to shooting and killing five Gazette employees. Reports say armed with a shotgun, he entered the building and blasted his way into the Gazette offices. It reminded me of the time when another shooter used a shotgun and shot 16 people, including me, at the Washington Navy Yard in 2013.

Illustration on the socialist label in American politics by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

The label that scares most Americans

Republicans are begging a shellacking in the mid-terms. They are relying too much on the recent economic boom and the Democrats' socialism problem to win independent voters and energize their base.

A structure and vehicles burn in the wake of the Oak Fire Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, near Grass Valley, Calif. (Elias Funez/The Union via AP)

An environment to die for

Gold doesn't tarnish, but the Golden State lies blackened. It happens almost every year, but California's current bout of fast-burning wildfires, following last year's conflagrations, leads inevitably to a sobering thought: If communities built amid the picturesque West Coast wildlands can't be protected from rampaging flames when spring flowers and grasses turn tinder-dry in summer, maybe they shouldn't have been built there in the first place.

Boot bad workers

Omarosa Manigault Newman is yet another example of someone who got caught abusing a government position and instead of admitting culpability and taking the consequences like a grown-up has decided to show the world she's a national security risk.

Georgetown University in the District of Columbia receives the same level of education as the District of Columbia, where only 5.7 percent of full-time students at graduate in four years. (Associated Press/File)

Do college students need 'borrower defense'?

Policymakers must take a closer look at how accreditation has failed to ensure that taxpayer dollars are not wasted. Today, many students take on burdensome debt for decades, betting that they will assuredly learn the skills needed to compete in the marketplace and pay off their loans.

Sensors and cameras, part of a system used to tell what people have purchased, are attached overhead in an Amazon Go store, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, in Seattle. More than a year after it introduced the concept, Amazon opened its artificial intelligence-powered Amazon Go store in downtown Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) ** FILE **

A.I. goes eye-gazing for personality traits

- The Washington Times

Researchers have discovered a way to stare artificial intelligence deep into the windows of humans' souls and emerge with a score card on personality as it pertains to four traits: neuroticism, extraversion, agreeableness and conscientiousness. Eye-gazing -- technology's next venture toward omniscience.

Illustration on the EU's sanction ploy by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

The EU's sanctions ploy

The Chinese government isn't concerned about the short-term economic effects of President Trump's tariffs.