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Biden Can't Win Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Why Biden can’t win




In this Feb. 20, 2019, photo a worker carries interior doors to install in a just completed new home in north Dallas. On Wednesday, March 13, the Commerce Department reports on U.S. construction spending in January.  (AP Photo/LM Otero) **FILE**

Give manual labor a chance

- The Washington Times




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In this Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, file photo, anti-abortion activists march outside the U.S. Supreme Court building, during the March for Life in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) ** FILE **

Seattle-area church fights forced funding of abortions

- The Washington Times

Attorneys for the nonprofit Alliance Defending Freedom just filed a lawsuit on behalf of Cedar Park Assembly of God over a Washington state mandate passed a year ago, via Senate Bill 6219, requiring employers who provide maternity care in their group insurance plans to also cover elective abortions. Talk about bullying the believers.

In this April 11, 2018, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg listens to a question as he testifies before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election and data privacy. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Mark Zuckerberg's mind-reading madness

- The Washington Times

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO, is trying to build a "brain-computer interface" -- or, in layman's, technology that can read your mind. No keyboard needed. Does anybody outside of the techno-geek crowd believe this is a good idea?

Rescuers work at the scene of an Ethiopian Airlines flight crash near Bishoftu, or Debre Zeit, south of Addis Ababa,  Ethiopia, Monday, March 11, 2019. A spokesman says Ethiopian Airlines has grounded all its Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft as a safety precaution, following the crash of one of its planes in which 157 people were killed. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene)

When an icy fear threatens the friendly skies

- The Washington Times

Sometimes you have to wonder who's in charge at Corporate Central. Certain airlines aren't being very sympathetic to customers who are nervous about flying -- no doubt unnecessarily -- on the Boeing 737 Max 8 after two of them have crashed over the past five months.

Illustration on the benefits of paid parental leave by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

How parental leave aids families

My newborn baby boy, Jesse, is 13 weeks old. I will proudly carry him with me to speak about why conservatives should bring sensible paid leave ideas to the table. Sens. Mike Lee and Joni Ernst plan to introduce the CRADLE Act, which creates a national paid leave plan for working parents like me and my husband.

The Democrats' Jewish Problem Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

The Democrats' Jewish problem

Rep. Ilhan Omar's comment that the influence of the Israeli lobby in Washington pushes lawmakers to take a pledge of "allegiance to a foreign country" was bad enough. A watered-down House resolution condemning, not Omar, but "all hatred" was as tepid as denouncing drunk driving.

Illustration on the Sprint/T-Mobile  merger by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

False assumptions on the Sprint/T-Mobile merger

Because America deployed 4th generation wireless technology first, American innovation exploded across the globe. Does anyone have an Ericsson or Nokia phone anymore? The entire app market might not have been an American creation without being the first to deploy 4G.

Illustration on metastasizing tax law by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Killing the rule of law

Laws need to be few enough in number and readily understood by those they apply to in order to have an effective rule of law. The rule of law is necessary both for civil society and economic prosperity, but, unfortunately, it is being destroyed by governments that engage in endless efforts to increasingly micromanage the citizens.

In this Jan. 24, 2019, photo, the Supreme Court is seen at sunset in Washington on Jan. 24, 2019. (Associated Press) **FILE**

A pathway to defeating Silicon Valley censorship

In December 1943, a woman named Grace Marsh stood outside the post office in Chickasaw, Alabama, distributing religious literature. Chickasaw, a company town privately owned by the Gulf Shipbuilding Corp., arrested Ms. Marsh, a Jehovah's Witness, on trespassing charges and her case went to the U.S. Supreme Court pitting private property rights against the First and Fourteenth Amendments.

Economy Boost Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Trump should call out Congress to boost the economy

President Trump's economy has been good so far, but to sustain the momentum and raise his re-election prospects he should champion policies that many Republican or Democratic members of Congress don't like, are inclined to obstruct but could be persuaded to accept.

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks during an event in St. George, S.C., on Saturday, March 9, 2019. Harris is spending two days in South Carolina, home of the first southern presidential primary in 2020, spending time with voters in rural and coastal areas. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)

An idea whose time has not come

"Reparations" is the general bad idea that descendants of slaves should in some way be compensated financially, even at this late date. This idea was once restricted to the fringes of American politics. Mainstream Democrats, like Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, didn't want to have anything to do with it.

Photographs that told a different story

Ernest Withers was one of America's first successful black photographers. He captured stunning images of civil rights leaders like Martin Luther King Jr., blues musicians like B.B. King, and Negro League stars like Satchel Paige. His coverage of the Emmett Till murder trial, one of the most notorious lynchings in Mississippi's history, brought this horrible episode into the national spotlight.

Take wall funds from taxes

President Trump has never been one to back down from a fight, and according to White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow, it appears he will engage Congress again and ask for $8.6 billion for funds to build the border wall.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez arrives for the world premiere of "Knock Down the House" at the Paramount Theatre during the South by Southwest Film Festival on Sunday, March 10, 2019, in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP)

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accuses America of leaving jobless 'to die'

- The Washington Times

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said that while the looming robotic culture is something to embrace, the flip side is dire because, after all, this country is a society that simply leaves its jobless "to die." Hmm. Wonder where all those millions taxpayers sent to food stamps and housing assistance and basic living aid went through the years.

FILE - In this July 9, 1969, file photo, New York Mets right-handed pitcher Tom Seaver makes a second-inning delivery against the Chicago Cubs at New York's Shea Stadium where he hurled a one-hitter in a 4-0 victory. Seaver has been diagnosed with dementia and has retired from public life. The family of the 74-year-old made the announcement Thursday, March 7, 2019, through the Hall and said Seaver will continue to work in the vineyard at his home in California.  (AP Photo/File)

LOVERRO: Boyhood hero Seaver made being a Mets fan cool

The news last week that 74-year-old Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Seaver is suffering from dementia and is retiring from public life shook the city of New York and Mets fans, both of whom have been given a lifetime of memories by one of the greatest right-handed hurlers to ever pick up a baseball.

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