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Donald Lambro

Donald Lambro was a columnist for The Washington Times.

Articles by Donald Lambro

Illustration on the barely growing Obama economy by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

The barely growing economy

America is in trouble. Economically, politically, socially, racially and institutionally. Published September 22, 2016

Illustration on the peculiar 2016 election campaign by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

The bizarre 2016 election

The often bizarre 2016 presidential campaign sped toward its widely unsatisfying conclusion this week. One of them will win. Published September 8, 2016

Illustration on Hillary's promised tax increases by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

How to further undermine the economy

Throughout his two terms in the White House, Barack Obama has either exaggerated or covered up his failed record on the economy. Published August 11, 2016

Illustration on this bizarre election year by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

This bizarre election year

The 2016 presidential election will be remembered as one of the most bizarre political contests in modern American history. Published July 14, 2016

Illustration on the FBI's finding in the Hillary email case by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Taking risks, telling lies

FBI Director James B. Comey used the softest word in the dictionary to criticize Hillary Clinton for sending top secret, classified information through her unsecured home computer system. Published July 7, 2016

In this June 18, 2016, photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the Treasure Island hotel and casino in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Campaign turnaround for Trump?

Real estate tycoon Donald Trump, who has ignited a political fire storm in the Republican Party, has fired his presidential campaign manager, saying he will change his style for the general election. Published June 21, 2016

Illustration on the prospect of Trump leading reform of the U. S. tax code by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Choosing between the unfavorables

America's two major political parties have chosen their presidential nominees and, for good or for ill, are mapping their strategies for the general election. Published June 9, 2016

Illustration on the national jobs crisis by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

No jobs, no fooling

In the eighth year of Barack Obama's presidency, the liberal national news media continues its shameful cover-up of his failed economic policies. Published June 7, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has refused to talk with the inspector general investigating her email system, although secretaries of state who preceded her cooperated with the probe. (Associated Press)

Hillary's missing messages

The essential issues in Hillary Clinton's widening email scandal have always been her judgment and her imperious belief that the government's rules don't apply to her. Published May 26, 2016

Illustration on The Washington Post as a political tool of owner Jeff Bezos by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Targeting Trump

Ask the average voter what he really knows about the presidential front-runners and his likely answer is probably not much that matters. Published May 19, 2016

FILE - In this May 6, 2016, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the briefing room of the White House in Washington. Roughly 5 million more U.S. workers will soon become eligible for overtime pay under new rules issued by the Obama administration. The policy changes would benefit many salaried employees in the fast food and retail industries who often work long hours, are called managers, but are paid just above the current $23,660 annual threshold that allows companies to deny overtime pay. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Running an economy on futility

This was the year when Republicans had everything going for them, politically speaking, in the 2016 presidential election. Published May 17, 2016

Illustration on the presidential choices for 2016 by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

At a political crossroads

America is at a political crossroads in its long and sometimes tumultuous history, trying to decide who is the best candidate to lead our country for the next four years. Published May 12, 2016

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Beyond the bluff and bluster

Boil down all of the bluff and bluster of the presidential campaign and two issues stand out from all the rest: a weak economy and a government riven by corruption, waste, fraud and abuse. Published May 5, 2016

Decline of American GDP Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Making capitalism fashionable again

It comes as no surprise that in Barack Obama's last year as president, the U.S. economy has all but stopped growing. Published April 28, 2016

Illustration on the economic theory behind Bernie Sanders by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Targeting American capitalism

An estimated 27,000 people turned out to lustily cheer Sen. Bernie Sanders' leftist crusade to turn America into a socialist state. Published April 14, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign stop, Tuesday, March 29, 2016, in Janesville, Wis. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Tariffs and the sad truth

After seven-plus years of President Obama's underperforming, low-wage, part-time economy, Americans are desperate for a new leader to fix what's wrong with our country. Published March 29, 2016

Caption: Republican front-runner Donald Trump, at a veterans event in Des Moines, Iowa earlier this year. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Front-runner fear and loathing

Several presidential polls this week showed that, by large margins, the voters are unhappy with the front-runner choices they have in this election. Published March 22, 2016

The fountain on the North Lawn of the White House in Washington, is dyed green in honor of St. Patrick's Day, Thursday, March 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

At war over politics

America is at war over its politics and the transition from one administration to the next. The U.S. Senate flatly refuses to fill a Supreme Court vacancy until a new president takes office. And the economy appears to have all but stopped growing. Published March 17, 2016

Donald Trump said he doesn't like the innuendo that he might not be well-endowed. "I guarantee you there's no problem, I guarantee you," he said. (Associated Press)

Civil war among Republicans

The deeply divisive civil war among Republicans over Donald Trump's increasingly likely odds of winning the presidential nomination is tearing the GOP apart. Published March 3, 2016