Month: December 2016

Donald Trump and environmental regulation

View Comments Print By Marlo Lewis – The Washington Times – Tuesday, December 27, 2016 ANALYSIS/OPINION: While President Trump will need legislative approval by Congress to accomplish parts of his economic policy agenda, he can also implement several critical initiatives on his sole authority as chief executive. Increasing the affordability […]

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When a president runs a tab

President Barack Obama greets people waiting for him outside Island Snow Hawaii in Kailua, Hawaii, Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016, after the president, joined by family and friends, had shave ice during the first family’s annual vacation. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) more > View Comments Print By THE WASHINGTON TIMES – – […]

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President Obama’s parting shots

FILE – In this March 21, 2016 file photo, Cuban President Raul Castro, right, lifts up the arm of U.S. President Barack Obama, at the conclusion of their joint news conference at the Palace of the Revolution, in Havana, Cuba. … more > View Comments Print By THE WASHINGTON TIMES […]

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Kremlin disinformation and practiced intimidation

Illustration on Kremlin deception by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times more > View Comments Print By Mike Rogers – – Monday, December 26, 2016 ANALYSIS/OPINION: It seems that every day brings a new revelation of Russian aggression. From the invasions of Georgia in 2008 and Ukraine in 2014, to the situation […]

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A knife in the back with Obama’s fingerprints

Benjamin Netanyahu Associated Press photo more > View Comments Print By Wesley Pruden – The Washington Times – Monday, December 26, 2016 ANALYSIS/OPINION: Barack Obama couldn’t pass up his last opportunity to put a knife in the back of the Israelis, whom he has demonstrated for years in word and […]

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Nuclear missile defense needed more than ever

Illustration on the nuclear threats of Iran and North Korea by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times more > View Comments Print By Ed Feulner – The Washington Times – Monday, December 26, 2016 ANALYSIS/OPINION: Imagine being stuck in a grocery checkout line for 33 minutes. Or in a traffic jam. Time […]

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Minimum wage battle continues into 2017

Minimum Wage Trap Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times more > View Comments Print By Richard Berman – The Washington Times – Monday, December 26, 2016 ANALYSIS/OPINION: It’s an unhappy New Year for many entry level employees in nearly half the country. On New Year’s Eve and New Year's Day, […]

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The good economic news for 2017

Illustration on economic growth by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times more > View Comments Print By Richard W. Rahn – – Monday, December 26, 2016 ANALYSIS/OPINION: The good news for 2017 is we can have 4 percent or higher real economic growth per year over the next few years — and […]

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The measure of Trump’s presidency

President-elect Donald Trump dismissed the Export-Import Bank on the campaign trail as “featherbedding” for politicians and huge companies that don’t need the help. (Associated Press) more > View Comments Print By Peter Morici – – Monday, December 26, 2016 ANALYSIS/OPINION: Donald Trump must scale huge barriers to accomplish 3 to […]

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More terror, more denial

Illustration on radicalized refugees by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times more > View Comments Print By Cal Thomas – The Washington Times – Monday, December 26, 2016 ANALYSIS/OPINION: Recent terrorist attacks in Ankara, Turkey, and Berlin, Germany, add to a growing list of incidents that are becoming increasingly difficult to remember. […]

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