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EDITORIAL: Cancel the post office

The postman won't even ring once on weekends. In a desperate attempt to trim costs, the U.S. Postal Service is cutting off your Saturday service. This move is too little, too late for one of the federal government's most bloated and incompetent bureaucracies. Published March 31, 2010

EDITORIAL: Not exactly terrorists

Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.'s excuses for his decision to try major terrorists in domestic courts in New York Published March 30, 2010

EDITORIAL: Federal judge goes after gun owners

The gun grabbers in Washington are celebrating a federal ruling handed down Friday that upheld the tangle of rules that effectively prohibit District residents from owning firearms for the purpose of home defense. Published March 30, 2010

EDITORIAL: The trouble with tolls

A toll-road project in San Diego, once held up as a model of the "innovative" public-private partnerships, collapsed last week. Published March 30, 2010

EDITORIAL: Dems play the terror card

Democrats last week began a well-orchestrated campaign to change the subject from Obamacare by declaring Republicans the newest terrorist threat. Published March 29, 2010

EDITORIAL: The left's next move: Salary caps

Emboldened by the passage of health care legislation, the Obama administration will set its sights on a new target - regulating how much money you can make. Published March 28, 2010

EDITORIAL: Obamacare bait & switch

The health care bill that President Obama signed last week bears little resemblance to the reform package he once touted from the campaign trail. Published March 27, 2010

EDITORIAL: Obama's Big Labor payback

Big Labor played such an essential role in delivering the White House to President Obama that the head of the influential government workers union, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, told The Washington Times after the election that the union was expecting "payback." Published March 26, 2010

Culture Briefs

"In the 1964 preface to the second edition of 'E.M. Forster,' Lionel Trilling remarks how greatly E.M. Forster's reputation had grown from the time of his book's first edition in 1943. ..." Published March 26, 2010


IN PAKISTAN: Air strikes kill 61 militants Published March 26, 2010

EDITORIAL: $12,670,895,780,689.20

The headline above provides the exact amount of outstanding public debt as of Tuesday, according to the latest available figures from the U.S. Treasury. By the time you read this, that figure will have increased by $17,338,324,977. Published March 26, 2010

EDITORIAL: Obamacare's Viagra giveaway

Senate Democrats voted almost unanimously Wednesday night to ensure the right of rapists and child molesters to have guaranteed access to government-subsidized Viagra under the president's health care plan. Only Sen. Evan Bayh of Indiana broke ranks with his Democratic colleagues. Published March 25, 2010

American Scene

Parole is getting a lot easier for some convicted felons in California. Published March 25, 2010

EDITORIAL: Religious free speech denied

The Supreme Court failed in its duty to protect free speech and defend against anti-religious bigotry on Monday. Without explanation, the court refused to hear an important case arising from a musical incident at an Everett, Wash., public high school. Published March 25, 2010

EDITORIAL: Join the bureaucracy, see the world

The U.S. Navy once enticed new recruits with the slogan "Join the Navy, see the world." Today, federal civilian employees enjoy the same perk without having to endure the rigors of boot camp or cramped shipboard accommodations. Published March 24, 2010

EDITORIAL: Obamacare fails Firedoglake

It wasn't the Tea Partiers and conservative radio hosts who had the harshest things to say about Obamacare. Left-wing bloggers offered some of the sharpest attacks - and some of them made lots of sense. Published March 24, 2010

EDITORIAL: Obamacare's federal police force

President Obama's nationalization of health care is bad enough on its own, but the plan's implementation will require drastic measures that are just as troubling to those who value freedom. Of particular concern is the bill's expansion of the Internal Revenue Service. Published March 24, 2010

EDITORIAL: No Obamacare for Obama

President Obama declared that the new health care law "is going to be affecting every American family." Except his own, of course. Published March 23, 2010