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Giving Trump the law and order issue

Liberals could force Democrats to cede the law and order issue to President Trump. This would give him a devastating additional punch to go with his growing economic one. Effectively, it would give him peace and prosperity to use against Democrats in 2020.

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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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.

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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.

This march 8, 2016, file photo shows Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Alphabet speaking during a press conference ahead of the Google DeepMind Challenge Match in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)

A.I. leaders (naively) vow no lethal autonomous weapons

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More than 160 companies with divisions dedicated to advancing artificial intelligence just signed on to a pledge to "neither participate in nor support the development, manufacture, trade, or use of lethal autonomous weapons," or LAWS, the text states. That's nice; very peace-keeping-ish. But that's also a bit naive.

In this April 5, 2018, file photo, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at a a town hall meeting in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

The left's 'identity politics' hypocrisy

Courtesy of California Sen. Kamala Harris, we now have a bit of a hint of the new approach we can expect by the progressives who now control the Democratic Party -- focus on Identity Politics but don't call it that.

Illustration on charges of political and criminal malfeasance right and left by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

How we got here

Did you see this Wall Street Journal front-page headline on Monday? It read, "Profits Soar as Economy Advances." That headline will probably be the most important headline of the week. It certainly is of colossal importance.

Carrying China's Water Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Getting Beijing to back down

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Western business has lusted after the Chinese consumer market for hundreds of years. The dream of a billion or two Chinese consumers buying one's products is as intoxicating today as when British textile makers yearned for the Chinese to keep their mills humming forever, but until recently the Chinese consumer market existed more in their dreams than in reality.

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'Won't you be my (Republican) neighbor?'

For people of a certain age (well, my age), the mere mention of educational children's television programs immediately brings back fond memories. This includes "Sesame Street," "The Electric Company" and "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood."

Illustration on debunking false claims against the police by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Debunking false claims against the police

Cop haters were no doubt disappointed when a police video showed clearly that the man shot and killed by police officers last month in Chicago was reaching for a gun.

Illustration on Appesteem's purported interference with consumer choice by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Questionable actors in a thriving economic sector

Even with President Trump's historic and effective deregulating of several industries in America, businesses of all kinds still face numerous roadblocks on the path to prosperity, from bonding and licensure to mountainous legal fees to ensure compliance. The fact is, although our president has done solid economic work in his short time in office, it is still an incomplete endeavor in danger of a potential reversal should the GOP suffer big losses in this coming November's midterm elections.

Ably picking up where the master left off

In today's world of books, while you may in fact be taking a dirt nap, books bearing your name will continue to appear -- and sell. If you sell enough books, you don't ever have to die.

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Creative writing about Mr. Trump's troubles

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Donald Trump's critics have made a wonderful contribution to our golden age of letters. But who could have guessed that this glorious abundance of creative writing would be found in political commentary?

Illustration on eating endangered species by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

'Eat endangered species'

Why are bison no longer endangered? There are an estimated 5,000 bison in Yellowstone National Park owned by the government. An estimated almost 100 times as many, from 300,000 to 500,000, are in herds that are privately owned.

Illustration on the adverse influence of info-monopolies by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

'The Matrix' at 20

Next year marks the 20th anniversary of the sci-fi movie classic "The Matrix," which depicts powerful machines attempting to subdue the human race.

Atlas of the Middle East Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

A Middle East strategic alliance

The Trump administration is quietly pushing ahead with a plan for a new security and political alliance with six Gulf Arab states, Egypt and Jordan, in part to counter Iran's expansion in the Middle East. The plan, which some in the White House and Middle East are calling an "Arab NATO" of Sunni Muslim allies can clearly be seen as one way to counter expansionism by Shi'ite Iran and referred to as the Middle East Strategic Alliance (MESA).

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The swamp thing returns

A cat may have nine lives, but one notorious dog hopes he has at least two. Former Humane Society of the United States CEO Wayne Pacelle, who resigned in February after a number of women accused him of sexual harassment, reemerged on Washington's lobbying scene last month.

Illustration on changing jobs by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

Maybe it's time to change jobs

With unemployment below 4 percent, the time has not been better in decades to improve your circumstances by looking for a better job.