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Don Imus, RIP

This past Sunday brought the news to the front pages of our leading newspapers of the passing of Don Imus, shock jock. Comparatively speaking, it was happy news. At least it was happy news compared with the news that otherwise adorns the front pages of The Washington Post and The New York Times, and then is repeated and repeated in the newspapers' interior pages.

Scientist and author Matt Ridley is photographed during an interview on Friday, April 13, 2012, at St Pancreas Station in London. (Fiona Hanson/AP Images) **FILE**

Beware the miserable, regressive, leftist government central planners

- The Washington Times

Interestingly, all of the cures these con artists insist upon would cost massive amounts of money paid (by you) into government coffers controlled entirely by them. Also, every single one of these solutions would give these very same charlatans vast new powers unrivaled in human history to control every aspect of your life.

Chinese President Xi Jinping waves during the inauguration ceremony in Macao, Friday, Dec. 20, 2019, to mark the 20th anniversary of the former Portuguese colony's handover to Chinese rule. Beijing loyalist Ho Iat Seng was inaugurated Friday as China's chief executive in the tiny gambling enclave of Macao, which unlike neighboring Hong Kong has remained free of pro-democracy protests. (AP Photo) ** FILE **

Pivotal issues America faces in 2020

As we head into the new year and the kickoff to the Roaring Twenties 2.0 (and they will roar), policymakers will be faced with some incredibly important decisions. Several issues will take center stage, ones with the potential to significantly shape our future, from immigration reform to college loan debt.

Illustration by Linas Garsys

U.S. economy better than ever

2019 was a very good year, despite a dysfunctional Congress. A few weeks ago, a friend said she had noticed that clothing was getting less and less expensive and, in fact, many items seemed to be getting less expensive.

Internet Porn Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Draining the cyber-swamp

Imagine if all across America, the speed limit laws were not enforced, and traffic signals and stop signs were completely ignored because law enforcement had too many other priorities to bother with. Law-abiding citizens would be at risk of injury, significant harm or even death at the hands of those who broke the laws and law enforcement who failed to protect the safety of all.

A Man Who Wasn't There Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Bernie Sanders can be the Democratic presidential nominee

Happy New Year Democrats: Bernie Sanders can still win your nomination. As much as the party wants to ignore it, their worst choice could be their presidential one. Not only will he not go away, several factors point to the race running toward him.

Illustration on the importance of war games in developing stategy by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

The war game that never happened

Time magazine claims that a 2017 war game to examine military options regarding North Korea sponsored by Vice President Mike Pence and former National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster was scuttled when former Secretary of Defense James Mattis refused to allow military personnel to participate; not having the military in a game involving military options would have invalidated its credibility. In retrospect, Mr. Mattis made a mistake.

In this Nov. 12, 2015, file photo, a man walks past a building on the Google campus in Mountain View, Calif. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Silicon Valley's destructive workaholic ethos

- The Washington Times

Silicon Valley's passion for working long hours is perhaps second only to its zeal for losing investor money. So it was not surprising that when a heated debate over work habits erupted last week on social media, it was Silicon Valley-types who had spurred the discussion.

In this Oct. 28, 2015, file photo, replicas of Republican presidential candidates Jeb Bush, left, and Marco Rubio face off in the free speech zone on the campus of the University of Colorado before the Republican presidential debate in Boulder, Colo. Some colleges provide so-called "free speech zones" as the only place where people can protest and distribute fliers. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

American colleges are veering into academic 'police state' territory

- The Washington Times

The assistant attorney general for the Civil Rights Division at the Department of Justice just issued a statement reminding that America is not a "police state," and neither should be the college campuses that dot the landscape of this country. The very fact the DOJ has to release this statement shows how far America's freedoms have fallen.

Man Hole Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Popular trends rule adolescent desires

More than 60 years ago, in "The Abolition of Man," C.S. Lewis challenged his readers to enter the town square and the marketplace of ideas with boldness and confidence. He argued that in failing to do so, we would become "men without chests."

Illustration on the Afghanistan puzzle by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

The "Afghanistan Papers" and the delusions of nation-building

The "Afghanistan Papers," published by The Washington Post, should be the center of public debate for what they reveal about our longest war. Because the media are chasing the shiny objects of impeachment and election primaries, what should be one of the most important debates since Sept. 11, 2001, is not happening.

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