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Hillary Clinton. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

One last dance with Hillary

- The Washington Times

There’s scarcely a pundit, wise guy or blowhard at the end of the bar who hasn’t sworn off Hillary Clinton, vowing that it’s time to find something new to rant and rave about.

Illustration on the hyperloop by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

A fast and feasible infrastructure option

Hyperloop is a new transportation technology that proposes sending cargo and passengers through evacuated tubes at speeds exceeding 700 mph. Unsurprisingly, this idea has provoked its share of skepticism. Hyperloop won’t be perfect on Day One, but neither were airlines. They took time to evolve.

President Donald Trump meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, March 5, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) ** FILE **

America’s love affair with Israel grows under Trump

- The Washington Times

The left likes to try to sell the line that the Palestinian Authority loves the Israelis, welcomes peace and wants nothing more than a harmonious agreement that allows both peoples to live side-by-side, in perpetual prosperity — oh yes, and that President Donald Trump’s announced move of the U.S. Embassy to Israel from Tel Avid to Jerusalem kills that plan. But apparently, the line isn’t selling.

A welder fabricates a steel structure at an iron works facility in Ottawa, Ontario, Monday, March 5, 2018. United States President Donald Trump has lobbed a grenade of uncertainty onto the NAFTA negotiating table, suggesting that tariffs on Canadian and Mexican steel are now dependent on whether the countries agree to a new trade pact. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)

U.S. trade relations

President Trump made his mark as a businessman prior to occupying the Oval Office and he often gives his sales pitch for America: The country is once again open for business.

Broward County Schools' Choice Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

The slow learners of Broward County

Broward County, Florida, is a nice progressive place with a Democratic School Board and a Democratic sheriff. The county was living the South Florida dream until Valentine’s Day, when a homicidal maniac broke into one of its high schools and slaughtered 17 of its students and faculty, one of whom was an unarmed security guard and assistant football coach.

Medical Supply Shortage Effect Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

When shortages strike medical supplies

As national health care costs skyrocket, the shortage of some basic medical supplies and drugs is limiting patients’ access to care and threatening lives.

Illustration by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

Buying the Brooklyn Bridge from North Korea

President Trump is poorly served by State Department and national security advisers who recommend meeting dictator Kim Jong-un to discuss North Korea’s denuclearization.

Illustration on North Korean denuclearization by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

The denuclearization of North Korea

The diplomatic world has been shaken by President Donald Trump’s stunning announcement that he will meet with the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, to begin the process of denuclearization of the Hermit Kingdom.

Illustration on potential Chinese AI dominance by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

The final battleground with China

It takes technology to be a great nation, and President Trump’s notable policy successes on corporate taxes and deregulation are not enough. He has to deliver on trade and investment with China or it will dominate artificial intelligence and the global economy

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In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Social media's Trojan regulators

Hillary Clinton still can't believe she lost the election and is using her social media presence to call out those whom she feels were responsible for her loss. "We should all care about how social media platforms play a part in our democratic process. Because unless it's addressed it will happen again.

No peace without justice

A "peace treaty" between President Trump and "Glorious Leader" Kim Jong-un that ignores the human rights abuses in North Korea is meaningless. That issue must be addressed in any talks of peace.

Wind energy worth the birds

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is concerned about the number of birds killed by wind turbines ("Zinke says Interior should be a partner with oil companies," Web, March 6). However, Mr. Zinke might be surprised to know that the National Audubon Society "strongly supports properly sited wind power" as a way to address climate change. Proper siting means avoiding migratory pathways and environments that could harm endangered species.

Giving Ike and his accomplishments a second look

Academic historians are giving the presidential performance of Dwight D. Eisenhower a well-deserved second look, and the results show the contemporary political pundits who derided him were either biased or blind to his accomplishments.

In this Jan. 12, 2017, file photo, then CIA Director-nominee Mike Pompeo testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Pompeo announced Feb. 2, 2017, that he has selected Gina Haspel, who has extensive overseas experience, including several stints as chief of station at outposts abroad. In Washington, she has held several top leadership positions in the clandestine service. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

Edward Snowden: CIA's Gina Haspel guilty on 'torture'

- The Washington Times

Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who started a whistleblowing nightmare for America's government, reacted with swift outrage to President Donald Trump's pick for Mike Pompeo's CIA replacement. On Twitter, Snowden wrote of Gina Haspel: "The new CIA director was a key part of the torture program."

In this July 26, 2016 file photo, former Attorney General Eric Holder speaks during the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Eric Holder has nerve to rip GOP for collusion 'coverup'

- The Washington Times

Eric Holder just slammed Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee who ended their investigation of Russia election shenanigans with a No Collusion conclusion as political beasts who set aside the truth for partisan reasons. And all the comedians at "Saturday Night Live" go -- we have our next skit!

In this Oct. 28, 2015, file photo, replicas of Republican presidential candidates Jeb Bush, left, and Marco Rubio face off in the free speech zone on the campus of the University of Colorado before the Republican presidential debate in Boulder, Colo. Some colleges provide so-called "free speech zones" as the only place where people can protest and distribute fliers. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Free-speech zones, an idea whose time to go has come

- The Washington Times

Free-speech zones are simply the left's way of chipping constitutional protections for conservatives. And it's high time schools the nation over -- particularly the ones that receive taxpayer dollars -- give the boot to these communist-style clampdowns to God-given and constitutionally protected rights.

Robert E. Lee

Can California do what the Confederacy couldn't?

- The Washington Times

California has no cannon guarding San Francisco Bay, and it's not likely that anybody at City Hall would know how to use one if there were, but Jeff Sessions, the U.S. attorney general, nevertheless has some wise words along with his lawsuit against California's sanctuary cities seeking to nullify federal immigration law.

Illustration on U.S. government obsession with prosecuting money-laundering by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

More meanness from government

"Name the person and I will find the crime" is a statement attributed to Lavrentiy Beria, Stalin's head of the Soviet secret police. There are more than 4,000 federal felonies on the books of the U.S. government, not counting all of the felonies created by regulatory agencies and state and local governments. Few Americans or citizens of other countries now go for appreciable periods of time without committing a felony, most often without intent or knowledge.

Repeal the Tax Cut Platform Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

A nominee's shortcomings

Voters in Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District get their chance this week — in a March 13 special election — to weigh in on the recent tax reform legislation that did not receive a single Democratic congressional vote. Democrat Conor Lamb is on the attack over tax reform, pledging to join congressional Democrats who want to repeal the recently enacted sweeping tax cuts that are already restoring wage increases, creating new jobs and spurring economic growth for average Americans.

The Budget in Perfect Balance Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Toward a balanced budget

When we're constantly bombarded by headlines about major, worldwide national security threats -- such as those posed by ISIS or a nuclear North Korea -- it can be easy to overlook other, far-less-obvious threats we face on a daily basis on our own soil.

Illustration on Union pressure by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Unions, 2018

If you're an auto worker in Wisconsin, and you want to join your local union, that's your right. And if you don't want to join, that's your right, too.