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Xi Jinping. (Associated Press)

Another attempt, another failure of suppression of faith

- The Washington Times

President Xi Jinping of China is about to learn what despots before learned, to their consternation, puzzlement and grief. He has set out, as Mao Zedong did before him, to crush and squeeze the Christians in China until he has eliminated them all.

Illustration on the upcoming effects of the tax cuts by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Calculating the tax cut

Last December’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act didn’t come wrapped in shiny paper and a bow, but it might as well have. It’s like a Christmas gift that keeps on giving.

Better Health Care Deal Illustration by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

Providing better deals for health coverage

More than a dozen state attorneys general just sued the Department of Labor over a new rule that makes it easier for small businesses and self-employed individuals to form “association health plans.” AHPs enable these firms and sole proprietors to band together to negotiate with insurers for better deals for health coverage.

Toxic Lib Speak Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

More double-talk from the left

Recent news proves beyond any doubt that most of our nation’s leaders have lost any ability to think clearly and consistently. It also exposes the Big Lie — the fact that members of the elite class really never believed any of their previous posturing about human rights, personal freedom and the dignity of every human being. Their call for diversity and inclusion was simply sleight-of-hand.

Stop the Demographic Shift Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

‘Laura Ingraham is right’

To understand why Ms. Ingraham has a point, let’s take a trip to San Diego, California, where you can catch Los Tucanes de Tijuana playing the San Diego County Fair in summer.

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Harry Potter politics

The worrisome disconnect between Americans of differing views is far more than just a battle of ideologies.

In this Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, file photo, youths look at computer screens at an internet cafe in Jakarta, Indonesia. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana) ** FILE **

Title VII solution for social media censorship

- The Washington Times

All this social media censorship talk that's been fueling conservative angst in recent months has had the distressing effect of putting the ideological right exactly where the left wants it -- in a regulatory box with nowhere to go. The solution? The ideological right needs to create a new battlefield. How about Title VII of the Civil Rights Act?

In this Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008, file photo, Rashida Tlaib, a Democrat, is photographed outside the Michigan Capitol in Lansing, Mich. In the primary election Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, Democrats pick former Michigan state Rep. Rashida Tlaib to run unopposed for the congressional seat that former Rep. John Conyers held for more than 50 years. Tlaib would be the first Muslim woman in Congress. (AP Photo/Al Goldis, File)

Michigan Muslim emerges as next anti-Trumping tool for left

- The Washington Times

Rashida Tlaib is poised to become the first Muslim woman elected to Congress. She's also massively anti-President Donald Trump, and that, combined with her gender, her religious beliefs and her progressive leanings, makes her the new darling of the Democratic Party, the new speed dial on mainstream media's approved list of political pundits.

Brett Kavanaugh

Women rise to defy the sleaze-slingers

Only yesterday the Democrats in the U.S. Senate were giddy with the idea that Brett Kavanaugh had united the women of America, who would pressure their senators to do him in. But the campaign to confirm Judge Kavanaugh for a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court is beginning to look like Ladies Day at the baseball park.

Illustration on advice to the president by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

Advice for the president

Dear Mr. President, "Would you take this advice I hand you like a brother?" It's a song lyric from the musical "The Pajama Game," but fitting here.

Prison Reform Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Reforming the criminal justice system

On May 22, the House of Representatives managed to pass the First Step Act prison reform by a vote of 360 to 59, an unheard of margin in today's deeply divided Congress. The bill is a long-overdue attempt to at least begin to reform the way those caught up in the criminal justice system are treated while in prison and how they are prepared to live once they have paid their debt to society.

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India's National Register of Citizens anarchy

A political maelstrom is raging across India as the registration of citizenship being undertaken by the government in the northeastern state of Assam has determined 4 million people to be illegal immigrants.

Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

A reasonable man under siege

Democrats are foolish to oppose Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. By miscasting him as a foe of Roe v. Wade (1973), consumer rights and a healthy environment, they do the truth a disservice and will hurt themselves in November.

No citizenship for law breakers

The lie that the federal judiciary is legislating constitutionally from the bench was exposed last Friday, when U.S. District Court Judge John D. Bates ruled that the government must restart the DACA program ("Federal judge orders Trump admin to restart DACA program," Web, Aug. 3

Freebies would cost us dearly

Democrats have become unhinged with this mindset of free college tuition and health care for all, as they embrace the nonsensical philosophy of this socialist from the Bronx, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ("Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on upper-middle class, 'soccer moms': 'That's not America anymore!'" Web, Aug. 8).

Censorship has no part in telling the American story

- The Washington Times

First came Alex Jones, and the outright booting of his Infowars news product from several top social media sites. Then came headlines of Sebastian Gorka, facing a so-called "soft ban" at Fox News. But really, radio rock star Michael Savage has them both beat. He's been banned by Britain; booted from various markets. And all that -- despite the fact he's a top ratings draw, a major market asset, a proven voice who's weathered many a storm.

In this Jan. 24, 2017, file photo, Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., right, introduces former wrestling entertainment executive Linda McMahon, center, at her confirmation hearing before the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. At left is Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn. The two senators she competed against in previous bitter campaigns and Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy are complementing McMahon, the new administrator of the Small Business Administration, sworn in Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Sen. Chris Murphy, a classic case of what's wrong with politicians

- The Washington Times

Sen. Chris Murphy just made national headlines for suggesting that social media giants like Facebook and YouTube shouldn't stop at Alex Jones and Infowars, but rather go forward and censor, censor, censor until all signs of objectionable speech are removed from the Internet. Here's a guy who doesn't belong in political office.