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Secretary of State Antony Blinken, speaks ahead of a bilateral meeting with Italy's Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio, not shown, at the State Department, Monday, April 12, 2021, in Washington. (Mandel Ngan/Pool via AP)

Illicit Iranian-Chinese oil trafficking threatens U.S. credibility

In the three months since President Biden took office, Iran has been testing U.S. resolve by escalating its uranium enrichment activities, directing terrorist proxies to attack U.S. forces, and taking another American hostage.

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President-elect Donald Trump shakes hands with Vice President-elect Mike Pence as he gives his acceptance speech during his election night rally,  Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Building on the Trump administration's victories to advance American freedom

Since my service as vice president concluded, I have taken the time to reflect on all that America achieved over the last four years, and I believe that posterity will recognize the Trump-Pence administration as one of the most transformative, and most consequential, in American history.

In this Feb. 5, 2021, file photo Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg speaks at Union Station in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

When highways are racist

- The Washington Times

President Biden's DOT shut down a highway project in Houston, saying the road construction was a classic case of racial injustice. At the same time, feds demanded contractors tied to the job get rid of all their black-ink pens, saying any color but green sent a message of racial injustice.

United States armored unit moves north into Cambodia, 10 miles north of Katum base in South Vietnam. Unit is 2/47 Infantry, A-Company, the first to cross the border into Cambodia on May 1, 1970, following orders from U.S. President Richard Nixon to search out Communist High Command Headquarters. (AP Photo/Henri Huet) ** FILE **

War Powers Resolution should be repealed

With the possibility of a more interventionist foreign policy approach looming, questions will inevitably resume over which branch of government actually is responsible for sending U.S. troops abroad.

President Joe Biden delivers remarks about vaccinations, in the State Dining Room of the White House, Tuesday, April 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Fact-checking cleanup on Aisle 78

One of the fun new talking points offered by the cool kids in the Biden administration is that a new report from Moody's Analytics indicates that President Biden's infrastructure-is-really-everything-we-can-possibly-imagine plan will help create 18.9 million new jobs by 2030.

Don't pay college athletes

Your article, "NCAA, college athletes square off at Supreme Court over student compensation" (Web, March 31), shows the desperation, once again, of some groups to secure part of the revenues earned from college athletics. Certain parties are claiming athletes are suffering due to the current NCAA formula of providing forms of financial support to student athletes. It appears that these groups have wrongly promoted their position, misleading the public and now the U.S. Supreme Court.

Abortion not 'essential health care'

The Center for American Progress (CAP) wants the evil of killing an unborn baby to be valued as essential health care and protected by law. An email titled "Abortion is Essential Healthcare" by Jamille Fields Allsbrook, CAP director of women's health and rights, stated: "We must transform how abortion is treated in this country This means building a cultural and systemic framework that values abortion as essential health care."

U.S. not looking good under Biden

Prior to last November's election, a social media post expressed concern that voters, impressed by President Trump's successful economic policies, might "mistakenly" reelect him. The author went on to spew hatred of Mr. Trump, vowing to "vote for a rock" in reference thereto.