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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Put proof behind 'Bush lied' assertion

Rep. Gregory W. Meeks, New York Democrat, recently called upon former Vice President Dick Cheney to "keep his mouth shut" after Mr. Cheney criticized President Obama for being "weak" on the Ukrainian crisis. Published March 13, 2014

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Anti-God humanism will ruin nation

The small atheist group whose pursuit is to remove every cross and Christian vestige in America is very disturbing. Its latest attempt is to have the Peace Cross in Bladensburg dismantled. This is a landmark that since 1925 has honored the World War I dead in the county in which I live. Published March 13, 2014

A Tesla car is parked near the Washington state Capitol on Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, in Olympia, Wash. The electric car company, which has sales and service operations in Seattle and Bellevue, held a rally to protest measures being considered by the Legislature that would prevent it from opening additional facilities in the state. (AP Photo/Rachel La Corte)

EDITORIAL: Government cronyism comes back to bite Tesla

Tesla Motors embodies crony government gone wild. Politicians first infatuated with electric toys in their childhood have dug deeply into the public treasury to prop up companies that build battery-powered cars with a six-figure price tag and a two-digit driving range. Published March 12, 2014

President Obama appears on 'Between Two Ferns' with comedic actor Zach Galifianakis.

EDITORIAL: Obama's 'Funny or Die' gig is beneath dignity of presidency

President Obama's recent appearance on "Funny or Die," a comedy-video website co-founded by actor-comic Will Ferrell, gives new meaning to the concept of stooping to conquer. The joke was on Mr. Obama, whose incredible shrinking presidency is fast becoming a laughingstock. Published March 12, 2014

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The recipe for Asia-Pacific stability

President Obama will encounter a host of security tensions when he makes an East Asian tour in late April. The trip is the first time the president is visiting the region since China and Japan clashed over an air-defense zone established by Beijing. Published March 12, 2014

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Constitutional rights are God-given

Whatever happened to our God-given, inalienable rights to "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness"? How can our wonderful members of Congress create one set of laws for themselves and another for the rest of us? Apparently, because we accept it. Published March 12, 2014

Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. talks to reporters as she leaves the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 11, 2014, after saying that the CIA's improper search of a stand-alone computer network established for Congress has been referred to the Justice Department. The issue stems from the investigation into allegations of CIA abuse in a Bush-era detention and interrogation program. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

EDITORIAL: Feinstein late to the party on misbehaving spies

Ask CIA Director John O. Brennan "Who watches the watchers?" and his answer will be "Nobody." Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Tuesday applied a hot hand to the seat of the spy agency's pants after catching it snooping on the Senate. Published March 11, 2014

Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn. speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference annual meeting in National Harbor, Md., Saturday, March 8, 2014. Saturday marks the third and final day of the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, which brings together prospective presidential candidates, conservative opinion leaders and tea party activists from coast to coast. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

EDITORIAL: The new Democratic gay litmus test

Liberals are making "bullying" one of their latest celebrated causes. The USA Network's "I Won't Stand For" promos use actors, athletes and politicians to send "a powerful message" that it won't stand for bullying. Would that it were so. Published March 11, 2014

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Obama should've seen Ukraine coming

Unfortunately, we've just been welcomed to the new cold war. It's apparent that the new strategy for White House operations and policymaking on international diplomacy has just changed from critical snickering and eye-rolling at the foolishness and incompetence to serious business in which innocent people's lives are at stake. Published March 11, 2014