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Waiting for the Bomb Cyclone, Fire and Fury Jan. 05, 2018

Jamie Stiehm

WASHINGTON — We huddle by the warmth, waiting for the bomb cyclone to blast the East Coast as ... Read More

Democrats, Taxes and Freedom Dec. 26, 2017

William Murchison

What's the matter with the Democrats — the Capitol Hill Democrats, in this present case? Yes,... Read More

A Special Kind of Giving Dec. 22, 2017

Mona Charen

Several years ago, we had a problem with a merchant. We declined to pay a disputed bill and got a ca... Read More

To Deregulate America, Dump DC Bureaucrats Dec. 20, 2017

Betsy McCaughey

Flanked by a towering 185,000 pages representing the federal regulatory code now and a short pile of... Read More

Will Washington Ever Learn? Apparently Not Nov. 28, 2017

William Murchison

The messiness of the long-proverbial "mess in Washington" stands out this post-holiday week like a p... Read More

Mike Pence Ready for Presidential Broadway Nov. 03, 2017

Jamie Stiehm

WASHINGTON — The honorable Mike Pence is my neighbor, living in the huge white Naval Observato... Read More

The Redistributionist Consensus in DC Nov. 01, 2017

Terence Jeffrey

What is the proper purpose of federal taxation? Is it to fund the constitutionally limited functions... Read More

Congress Poised to Bailout Insurers, Fleece Taxpayers Oct. 25, 2017

Betsy McCaughey

Democrats and some Republicans in Congress are pushing for a $10 billion a year payout to insurance ... Read More

The Vietnam War 2017 Sep. 16, 2017

Mark Shields

Three aging U.S. veterans of the war in Vietnam, each of whom still bears the scars of battle, took ... Read More

Where Does It End? Aug. 22, 2017

Bernard Goldberg

When I was in high school, in the early 1960s, my family embarked on a car ride south — from N... Read More

The Devices We Depend On: How Social Is Social Media? Aug. 11, 2017

Jamie Stiehm

WASHINGTON — In our semisweet summer in the city, far from sandy Nantucket Island and grassy B... Read More

Quiet-ish Time in the City Of Power Aug. 08, 2017

William Murchison

Who weeps, who languishes, who darts anxious glances at the clock just about the time Congress goes ... Read More

Oops, Republicans Did It Again Aug. 03, 2017

Veronique de Rugy

Despite a mountain of historical evidence that the Republican Party doesn't seriously stand for smal... Read More

Miss Austen Still Rules -- and Gives Fresh Air to Washington Jul. 21, 2017

Jamie Stiehm

WASHINGTON — High July 2017 is a watermark for Jane Austen, who died in her sister's arms 200 ... Read More

The Tea Party Takes the Cake Jul. 14, 2017

Jamie Stiehm

I wore my best summer dress — bright yellow — to the tea party the 7-year-old girl in ou... Read More

Time for a Good Buddy Tale Jun. 18, 2017

Debra J. Saunders

WASHINGTON — Americans needed a good buddy movie after a deranged gunman targeted Republicans ... Read More

No Joy in Mudville -- and Washington Jun. 16, 2017

Jamie Stiehm

WASHINGTON — June 14. Mark it down as the day Donald Trump's outlandish presidency became too ... Read More

Are We Nearing Civil War? Jun. 13, 2017

Patrick Buchanan

President Trump may be chief of state, head of government and commander in chief, but his administra... Read More

Missing Kate O'Beirne Apr. 29, 2017

Mark Shields

My adopted hometown of Washington has been accused, not always unfairly, of being a city full of sch... Read More

One (Restrained) Cheer for Washington Apr. 15, 2017

Mark Shields

We've all heard the tiresome and discouraging refrain: Washington, our beautiful capital city, is br... Read More