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The big lie about jobs

For the past six years of the Obama economy, I've been telling readers that the administration has been juggling its job data to make the unemployment rates look much lower than they really are. Published February 10, 2015

Illustration on contenders for the GOP nomination for president by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Surveying the broadening GOP field

The crowded race for the Republican 2016 presidential nomination has begun, and it promises to be a massive political assault on Barack Obama's failed presidency. Published January 29, 2015

Illustration on Obama's attitude towards Islamist terror by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Tiptoeing around terror

It should be painfully clear by now that no one of authority is in charge at the White House, least of all President Obama. Published January 13, 2015

Illustration on Republican plans to use "veto bait" against Obama by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Combining forces for growth

Republicans took control of Congress this week, mindful that their job performance over the next two years will determine their party's path to the presidency in 2016. Published January 6, 2015

The Death of Jobs Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Beware of rosy job numbers

Don't be fooled by the everything's-coming-up-roses coverage that the national news media gave the Obama administration's job numbers last week. Published December 9, 2014

Illustration by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

LAMBRO: Still missing: The recovery

President Obama continues to tell us that the quality of our lives and our economy have improved when all the available evidence shows they have not. In fact, they've grown worse under his policies. Published August 23, 2013

** FILE ** President Obama swings to hit the ball out of a sand trap while playing golf at the Vineyard Golf Club, in Edgartown, Mass., on the island of Martha's Vineyard, Friday, Aug. 19, 2011. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

LAMBRO: Speak softly and carry a big golf stick

President Obama has fled the White House for the peace and serenity of the beaches and golf links of Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts leaving behind a mess of polls with failure written all over them. Published August 14, 2013

M. Ryder

LAMBRO: Facing facts about jobless America

Another weak jobs report came out last week, drawing yawns from Democrats, excuses from the White House and shallow, incomplete reporting from the nightly news shows. Published August 9, 2013

Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

LAMBRO: Al Qaeda on the runback

Remember when President Obama was telling us in his 2012 re-election campaign that he had "decimated" al Qaeda and it was "on the run"? Published August 7, 2013

Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

LAMBRO: Slouching toward 2016

The 2016 presidential marathon began this week when Hillary Rodham Clinton had a very visible, heavily promoted White House lunch with President Obama, and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie threw a political punch at one of his potential rivals for the Republican nomination. Published July 31, 2013

Illustration by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

LAMBRO: Making a case for Trayvon Martin

The polarizing racial and legal debate over George Zimmerman's acquittal in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in Florida has been turned into a national political issue that's not going away anytime soon. Published July 24, 2013

Mark Weber

LAMBRO: Crying 'wolf' over sequestration

Remember when President Obama was flying around the country warning everyone that the budget-cutting sequestration would destroy life as we know it America? Published July 10, 2013

Illustration by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

LAMBRO: Obamacare goes wobbly

The White House decision to delay the implementation of Obamacare's business mandate for one year sent shock waves through political circles in Washington. Published July 5, 2013

Illustration by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

LAMBRO: The human toll of the Obama economy

Forget everything you've been told by President Obama about the economy getting "stronger," or what you've heard on the nightly news about the "solid" recovery. Published June 28, 2013

Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

LAMBRO: Paper tiger

The Federal Reserve served notice this week that it will begin scaling back its costly economic stimulus program this year that has been propping up the chronically weak Obama economy. Published June 21, 2013