The Washington Times (Washington, DC)

The Washington Times is a conservative newspaper published Monday through Friday by the Washington Times LLC. Its editorial headquarters is in Washington, D.C. and it's been published since 1982. The owner of the Washington Times is the Unification Church.The Washington Times covers local, national and world news, with an emphasis on politics. The paper is known for its conservative slant, since it was founded as a response to the more liberal Washington Post. Readership is nationwide.The fact that Reverend Sun Myung Moon of the Unification Churchfounded The Washington Times has made the paper controversial from its very beginning. The question remains as to how much Sun Myung Moon or his aides influence the editorial content of the paper. In 2003, five staff members resigned when their editorials criticizing South Korea for its political repression were stifled. However, not all readers are critical of the way the Washington Times handles news; it is reported that President Ronald Reagan read the paper every day while in office. Sam Dealey is the executive editor, The Washington Times LLC is named as publisher and Chris Dolan is managing editor.

Articles from June 25, 2012

Adding Fuel to Capitol Hill Fire; Natural Gas Makes Sense without Federal Dollars
Byline: Thomas J. Pyle, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES Businessman T. Boone Pickens and other proponents of energy subsidies claim Congress must subsidize the conversion of trucks to natural gas in order for companies to convert from petroleum-based...
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Adding Fuel to Capitol Hill Fire; Obama Schemes to Overthrow King Coal
Byline: J.C. Watts, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES Sun Tzu famously said in The Art of War, "All warfare is based on deception "Though that sentence was written more than 2,000 years ago, it is still relevant. Just ask any senior White House official....
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After 'Great Weekend,' McPhee Weighs Wading into Free Agent Pool
Byline: Stephen Whyno, THE WASHINGTON TIMES * PITTSBURGH -- We got our first inkling this year of what a true Nationals-Orioles rivalry could be like. And what it could be like is heavenly, like a snow cone on a summer day - sweet, refreshing and...
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Again, Bats Take the Day off; One Pitch by Burnett Lets Slim Lead Slip Away; Zimmerman Flashes Old Form with 2 Hits, RBI
Byline: Amanda Comak, THE WASHINGTON TIMES BALTIMORE -- For much of the past few weeks, when the Washington Nationals have been winning and putting up big offensive numbers, it's been in spite of third baseman Ryan Zimmerman. When they were struggling...
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A Need for Clarity in an Age of Ambiguity
Byline: Sol Sanders, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES A policy of strategic ambiguity is a striped-pants way of saying keep your opponent guessing. It also can be a Foggy Bottom euphemism for lack of policy, or for just not knowing what to do in...
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A RECORD, BY GEORGE; Mount Vernon Gets Washington's Copy of Constitution Back for Nearly $10 Million
Byline: Patrick Hruby, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Having set a world record, George Washington's personal copy of the Constitution is heading home. A book containing Washington's annotated Constitution and a draft of the Bill of Rights was purchased for...
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A Regulatory Drug Shortage; FDA's Marketplace Intervention Endangers Cancer Patients
Byline: THE WASHINGTON TIMES The last thing a sick person wants to hear is that ample supplies of a life-saving medicine have been replaced by a surplus of red tape. That's precisely what's happening nationwide, with 82 percent of hospitals reporting...
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Barnes: No More Burden of Title Expectations
Byline: Kelly Parsons, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Harrison Barnes is used to having all eyes on him. As the soon-to-be draftee walked off the Washington Wizards' practice court at Verizon Center last week having just completed his third workout with...
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Battle-Scarred McDonnell at 'Pivot Point' of Leadership
Byline: David Sherfinski, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is looking to rebound from arguably his worst week since taking office after facing criticism on a wide range of issues from outside and within his party. The popular...
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Berlin's Massive New Airport a No-Fly Zone; Grand Opening Is Delayed Again amid Problems
Byline: Corinna Lothar, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES BERLIN -- Ten thousand guests were invited to the party. Caterers stood at the ready. More than 150 retail establishments had hired workers to stock shops and restaurants. Lufthansa and...
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Both Sides Gear Up for Dream Act Vote in Md. Expect Campaign to Cost Millions
Byline: David Hill, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Maryland voters will decide this November whether to allow in-state tuition rates for some illegal immigrants, and activists on both sides of the issue are ramping up efforts to get their message out to the...
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Challenger a Thorn in Hatch's Side; Putting Veteran Senator through Brutal Campaign
Byline: Valerie Richardson, THE WASHINGTON TIMES If Dan Liljenquist falls short in Tuesday's Utah Republican Senate primary, it won't be for a lack of trying. The former state senator has waged a no-holds-barred campaign against six-term incumbent...
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Democratic Adviser Says 'Rove Is Right'
Byline: Matthew Cella, THE WASHINGTON TIMES A top adviser to Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Tim Kaine said last week that Karl Rove, the powerful Republican admonger and former adviser to President George W. Bush, was right. That's not out...
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Fueling Future of Nuclear Power
Byline: Anthony J. Sadar, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES A scant eight miles west-southwest of where I have taught numerous atmospheric science courses at Penn State University, along the Ohio River in Shippingport, Pa., sits the first commercial...
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Health Care Is the Next Bubble; When Government Subsidies Collapse, Prices Will Normalize
Byline: Dr. Jane M. Orient, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES People generally don't recognize a bubble until it bursts. In order to sharpen awareness of our current dilemma, let's compare the housing market around 2007 with health care now. Prices...
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Howard Isn't Terps' Only Option at Point; He's Still Rehabbing from Torn ACL
Byline: Patrick Stevens, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Many of the Maryland basketball team's five freshmen and two transfers arrived on campus earlier this month, symbolically completing a massive makeover of the program. Less than 14 months after Gary...
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Islamist's Win in Egypt Leaves U.S. Uncertain; Morsi to 'Respect' International Agreements
Byline: Ashish Kumar Sen, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Egyptians on Sunday celebrated the election of their country's first freely elected president - Mohammed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood, who becomes the first Islamist head of state of the Arab world's...
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Lying Liars and 'Furious' Lies They Tell
Byline: Joseph Curl, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Lie, noun, 1. A false statement made with deliberate intent to deceive; an intentional untruth. There are other words in the English language that dance around the edges of a false statement made with deliberate...
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No Best Friends Allowed, Say Preachy Liberals
Byline: Rebecca Hagelin, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES Culture challenge of the week: Micromanaging friendships Best friends. They're a natural, wonderful blessing in life, aren't they? Chances are, you have a favorite memory of your childhood...
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No Order from Top Brass for Gay Pride; Observance at Pentagon
Byline: Rowan Scarborough, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta is not requiring commands and agencies to hold gay pride events this month, even as the Pentagon prepares for its first celebration on Tuesday of gays serving openly...
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No White House Fingerprints Yet on 'Furious,' Issa Says; Lawmaker Hopes It 'Stays at Justice'
Byline: Paige Winfield Cunningham and Jerry Seper, THE WASHINGTON TIMES The chairman of a House committee that recommended a contempt of Congress citation against Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. in the Fast and Furious gunrunning probe says...
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Obama Calls to Congratulate Morsi, an Islamist, on Winning Presidency
Byline: Dave Boyer and Ashish Kumar Sen, THE WASHINGTON TIMES The White House congratulated Islamist candidate Mohammed Morsi on his election as Egypt's first freely elected president, calling it a milestone in the country's transition to democracy....
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Obama Too Toxic for W.Va. Democrats; Loyalty Stops at State Line
Byline: Sarah Freishtat, THE WASHINGTON TIMES For a West Virginia Democrat these days, balancing the demands of local and national party politics can induce ideological schizophrenia. The party controls the governor's mansion, both of the state's...
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Obama Wants Your Wedding Presents; Latest Campaign Stunt Underscores How the President Is out of Touch
Byline: THE WASHINGTON TIMES Liberals are trying to pound home the idea that Mitt Romney is out of touch with regular Americans. At least he's not trying to take away their wedding presents. Last week MSNBC played a selectively edited videotape...
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Poise Came to Furyk with Passing of Time
Byline: Scott Michaux, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES The 28-year-old Jim Furyk - all promise and no guarantee that two career victories wasn't all he had in him - didn't suffer major misses well. Earlier in my career I took losses harder, like...
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Rally Seeks Return of UVa. President; Crowd Faults Process to Oust Sullivan
Byline: David Sherfinski, THE WASHINGTON TIMES CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- About 1,500 students, alumni and faculty gathered outside the University of Virginia's historic Rotunda on Sunday afternoon to support reinstating ousted President Teresa A....
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Real Rivalry Could Be Taking Shape along the Beltway
Byline: Dan Daly, THE WASHINGTON TIMES BALTIMORE -- We got our first inkling this year of what a true Nationals-Orioles rivalry could be like. And what it could be like is heavenly, like a snow cone on a summer day - sweet, refreshing and not nearly...
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Residents Clean Up, Recover from Friday's Storm
Byline: THE WASHINGTON TIMES MARYLAND BLADENSBURG Residents clean up, recover from Friday's storm Bladensburg residents and emergency personnel continued the clean up of their storm-ravaged community Sunday as power companies struggled...
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Rio+20's Expensive Wish List; $1,325 per American Family for U.N. Bureaucrats
Byline: Paul Driessen and Duggan Flanakin, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES The NGO Major Group Organizing Partners have finalized their key document for the Rio+20 Summit. The Future We Want outlines the common vision for sustainable development...
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Spin Doctors Prepare to Pounce on Health Care; Supreme Court Ruling Expected This Week
Byline: Paige Winfield Cunningham, THE WASHINGTON TIMES With the nine Supreme Court justices poised to announce the fate of President Obama's health care law this week, Washington is bracing for the long-awaited ruling that is expected to rattle...
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Temptation of Obamacare; Americans Are Discovering That Personal Vice Abets Government Power
Byline: Robert Knight, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES WALNUT CREEK, OHIO -- Out here in Amish country, an island of tranquillity amid America's frenetic culture, news of the titanic power struggle over Obamacare in Washington seeps in like unwanted...
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Test Scores Invalidated for Cheating in 3 Classes
Byline: Tom Howell Jr., THE WASHINGTON TIMES Standardized test scores from three D.C. classrooms were invalidated because teachers helped students choose the right answers or flouted security protocols in April 2011. The problems at two traditional...
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The Entrepreneur's Ambassador
Byline: Armstrong Williams, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES The Jamaican ambassador to the U.S., Audrey Marks, announced this year that she would step down to return to the business world - a decision that reminded me of what our priorities as free...
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Title IX Shuts out Boys; Law Helping Girls into College Sports Enables Discrimination
Byline: Eric Pearson, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES To hear reporters tell it, Americans one and all are gathering to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Title IX. But if you look closer, you'll notice that some people are missing - notably the...
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Top Secret: What Food Stamps Buy; Taxpayers Kept in Dark about $80B a Year
Byline: Luke Rosiak, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Americans spend $80 billion each year financing food stamps for the poor, but the country has no idea where or how the money is spent. Food stamps can be spent on goods ranging from candy to steak and...
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Trolley Folly for Ward 5 Stakeholders
Byline: Deborah Simmons, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Score one for Costco, but there's push back from Ward 5 on the District's streetcar project. They, their neighbors and other stakeholders appear to be ready to rumble with city hall on several fronts...
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U.S. Still Stuck in Recession; Counting Missing Workers Would Place Unemployment Rate at 11 Percent
Byline: Peter Ferrara, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES This latest recession started in December 2007. Since the Great Depression 75 years ago, recessions in America have lasted an average of 10 months, with the longest previously lasting 16 months,...
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Vanity Fare
Byline: Jennifer Harper, THE WASHINGTON TIMES VANITY FARE Uh-oh. When Republicans arrive in Tampa, Fla., for their big, bodacious presidential convention in late August, they'll arrive in a haughty place, perhaps. Tampa has been declared the...
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White House, Gays in GOP Chide Activists for Anti-Reagan Stunt
Byline: Dave Boyer, THE WASHINGTON TIMES The White House expressed disapproval Friday of photographs showing gay-rights activists, guests of President Obama, making obscene gestures at the portrait of President Reagan during a gay-pride reception...
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Woman Qualifies for Submarines; Supply Corps Officer Accomplishes a Navy First
Byline: Kristina Wong, THE WASHINGTON TIMES A naval supply officer from Wisconsin has become the first woman to serve on a Navy submarine and earn her dolphins pin, which denotes her qualifications to work aboard subs. I was honored to be given...
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