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Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla., is pictured on Tuesday, August 9, 2022. (Greg Lovett/The Palm Beach Post via AP)

The Biden, Nixon parallels

In 1972, in the midst of his first campaign for U.S. Senate, a 29-year-old Joe Biden watched as operatives of President Richard Nixon were caught breaking into the headquarters of the Democrat National Committee.

Trump's candidate endorsements illustration by Greg Groesch / The Washington Times

Trump’s triumphant endorsements

The primary results from Arizona, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan and Missouri raise a fascinating question about the gap between the propaganda media analysis of former President Donald Trump and the scale of his achievement as a national Republican leader.

Supersizing the IRS illustration by Greg Groesch / The Washington Times

Supersizing an incompetent, unaccountable IRS

The reconciliation bill Democrats rushed through congress calls for $80 billion in new IRS funding so the agency can hire as many as 87,000 new agents and auditors.

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Treatment of Trump should alarm all

I've heard it said that we all have three different careers during our working years. My second one was as a special agent for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. Throughout the nearly 14 years I served in that capacity, it never once crossed my mind that the heads of the FBI or the CIA might be criminally corrupt. I never would have believed differences of opinion might lead to extralegal activity by the very people responsible for enforcing our laws. Boy was I wrong.

Democrats have gall to raid Trump?

I never thought the Democrats would have the audacity to use the FBI as a weapon to raid the home of former President Donald Trump ("Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis decries 'weaponization' of federal agencies after Mar-a-Lago raid," Web, Aug. 9). Then again, they did use false information to attain FISA warrants.

Israel has every right to defend itself

The first responsibility of any government is to protect its people ("Misfired rockets may have killed over a dozen in Gaza battle," Web, Aug. 8). Israel has excellent intelligence regarding the activities of terrorists (not "militants") in the Gaza Strip. Even Hamas refers to Palestinian Islamic Jihad as terrorists.

A man who declined to provide his name stands by a flag expressing support for former President Donald Trump near his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla., Monday, Aug. 8, 2022. The FBI has searched the estate as part of an investigation into whether he took classified records from the White House to his Florida residence. (Andres Leiva/The Palm Beach Post via AP)

Trump supporters signal trouble for deep state

- The Washington Times

Targeting former President Donald Trump, targeting the face of the freedom fight for takedown and total destruction doesn't make the rest of the pro-America, America First fighters go away. It only energizes them. This is America, after all. And Americans love a good fight.