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Ed Feulner

Ed Feulner

Articles by Ed Feulner

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Leaving a legacy

The more things change, the more they stay the same. Published June 24, 2019

FILE — In this June 5, 1989, file photo, a Chinese man stands alone to block a line of tanks heading east on Beijing's Changan Blvd. in Tiananmen Square on Jeff Widener who created the iconic image of "tank man" says its time for China's government to "come clean" about the bloody events of June 3-4 1989. (AP Photo/Jeff Widener, File)

Tiananmen Square massacre 30 years later

Even if you know nothing about the Tiananmen Square massacre, you've almost surely seen the famous photo of a man facing down a line of tanks, defiantly blocking their path. Published June 3, 2019

Illustration on the coming effects of the budget deficit by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Charting a path toward fiscal balance

Every now and then, sandwiched between breathless accounts of the latest political fights on Capitol Hill, a report on the rising tide of deficit spending appears. Then everyone goes back to squabbling about the most recent scandal, and the deficit again slips off the radar screen. Published May 27, 2019

The Pentagon

Defense spending is on the rise, but it’s not enough

We have a good news-bad news situation on our hands when it comes to defense spending. The good news is, it's heading in the right direction -- up. The bad news is, it remains too low to fix the spending holiday that afflicted our military for years -- a failure to fund that has seriously compromised our readiness levels. Published May 13, 2019

President Donald Trump speaks during a rally in Grand Rapids, Mich., Thursday, March 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) ** FILE **

Trump tax cut keeps on giving

Another Tax Day is behind us, but negative media coverage of President Trump's signature tax-cut legislation continues. Published April 15, 2019

Office of Management and Budget staff delivers President Donald Trump's 2020 budget outline to the House Budget Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, March 11, 2019. Trump's new budget calls for billions more for his border wall, with steep cuts in domestic programs but increases for military spending. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Trump cuts education spending

Here's a perspective check for you: When I first came to Washington, D.C., more than 50 years ago, the big question when it came to schools was "Should the federal government have any role in financing education?" Published April 8, 2019

Illustration on the need for creative leadership in international affairs by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Trump, the creative disrupter

"Small ball" is often a sound strategy when it comes to baseball. Taking a slow, methodical approach that emphasizes incremental gains is a good way to get runners on base and then score runs. Published March 18, 2019

Illustration on the commercia threat of Chinese hegemony in 5G technology by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Speeding up spy-free smartphones

The fact that a "Mobile World Congress" will soon convene in Barcelona, Spain, probably doesn't interest very many Americans. And yet what will be going on there could affect something that nearly everyone has a great deal of interest in: Our smartphones. Published February 25, 2019

Illustration on Abraham Lincoln    The Washington Times

Why America must be unified by ideas and principles

George Washington was lauded as "first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen," in the words of Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee. But even our nation's first president couldn't prevail over the desire for a three-day weekend. Published February 11, 2019