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James Varney

James Varney was a national correspondent for The Washington Times. 

Articles by James Varney

A man polishes the sign for The New York Times at the company's headquarters, July 18, 2013 in New York. The newspaper has faced declines in print advertising and subscription revenue. The company has tried to offset those drops by increasing the number of digital subscribers. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

NY Times calls its 1619 Project ‘patriotic’

One of the chief architects of The New York Times magazine's ambitious project to anchor American history in racism defended the work Thursday morning as "patriotic." Published August 22, 2019

Barry Williams talks to a friend on his smartphone as he wades through storm surge from Lake Pontchartrain on Lakeshore Drive in Mandeville, La., as Hurricane Barry approaches Saturday, July 13, 2019.  After briefly becoming a Category 1 hurricane, the system quickly weakened to a tropical storm as it made landfall near Intracoastal City, Louisiana, about 160 miles (257km) west of New Orleans, with its winds falling to 70 mph (112km), the National Hurricane Center said.  (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)

Hurricane Barry spares Louisiana, fizzles as major storm

Although tornado and flash flood warnings remained in effect in scattered locations, Louisiana was spared any sort of major disaster as Hurricane Barry, the first named storm to make landfall in the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, came ashore. Published July 14, 2019

President Donald Trump speaks during his reelection kickoff rally at the Amway Center, Tuesday, June 18, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Communist Party USA aims to oust Donald Trump

"The aim is to oust Trump and the Republican Senate majority, defend the Democratic House majority, and break the GOP domination of governorships and state legislatures," CPUSA Chairman John Bachtell said. Published June 23, 2019

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., addresses the Road to the Green New Deal Tour final event at Howard University in Washington, Monday, May 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen) ** FILE **

American Communists unite behind Green New Deal

One of the Communist revolutionary's eternal problems -- making a living while also pursuing the socialist dream -- was thrown into relief at the party's national convention during a spirited discussion over the Green New Deal. Published June 22, 2019