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 December 4, 2005

A Familiar Border Policy
Byline: THE WASHINGTON TIMES Seems to me the only thing President Bush changed was the name of his guest-worker program to temporary worker program ("Bush changes focus on illegals," Page 1, Tuesday). I am a Bush supporter but I can't support him...
A Look at the Global Economy
Byline: THE WASHINGTON TIMES "World economic growth has been broadening over the past few months," the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) approvingly reported last week in its semiannual economic outlook. Citing a "powerful...
American Indian Chief, Nancy Drew's Creators
Byline: John M. and Priscilla S. Taylor, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES A memorable saga of the American West is the trek of a portion of the Nez Perce Indian tribe who, pursued by the U. S. Army, undertook a 1,300-mile march from the Pacific...
An English Boy's Happy Hong Kong Childhood
Byline: Roger K. Miller, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES Martin Booth led a nearly golden childhood as a literal golden boy in Hong Kong in the early 1950s. The inquisitive son of a Royal Navy civil servant, he gained entrance everywhere in his...
Anti-Democratic Forces . . . Starring Iran
Byline: William Hawkins, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES Speaking in Kyoto, Japan, Nov. 15, President Bush posed an unacceptable challenge to the Communist regime in China. He praised the growth of freedom and democracy along the Pacific Rim. He...
At Passion's Heights, Depths; A Novel of Romantic Poets and Women Who Loved Them
Byline: Steve Goode, THE WASHINGTON TIMES The men are famous, their names immediately recognizable: Byron, Shelley, Keats - the great English Romantic poets, whose poetry people still learn by heart. The names of the women who loved them, their...
A Very Botanic Christmas; National Garden Rail Display on Track
Byline: Gabriella Boston, THE WASHINGTON TIMES 'Tis the season for holiday model trains, and enthusiasts will be happy to know the annual exhibit at the U.S. Botanic Garden has more than tripled in size. The entire Garden Court - as opposed to...
Breyer Has Faith in New Chief Justice's Leadership
Byline: Guy Taylor, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. has a "sense of humor" and will emerge as an "absolutely fine" leader of the Supreme Court despite being its youngest member, Associate Justice Stephen G. Breyer says. ...
Bring Back Fireside Chats
Byline: THE WASHINGTON TIMES Listening to Sen. John Warner, Virginia Republican, on the Sunday talk show circuit and the advice that he gave to President Bush, it seems that the answer to the president's low ratings is to emulate President Roosevelt...
Bush a Boon, Not Bust, for Steele Camp; Democrats Scoff That Only $500,000 Was Raised in a Take Matching Mikulski's
Byline: S.A. Miller, THE WASHINGTON TIMES A fundraiser for Lt. Gov. Michael S. Steele headlined by President Bush amounted to one of the largest single-event moneymakers in the history of U.S. Senate campaigns in Maryland. National and state...
Chilling Chapter from the Past
Byline: John O'Sullivan, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES Last week in Warsaw the world saw for the first time exactly how the Soviet Union intended to fight a nuclear war in Europe. A top secret map for a 1979 Warsaw Pact war game - titled "Seven...
Civility? Unmasking the Utter Rudeness of Our Times
Byline: Kelly Jane Torrance, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES Imagine the world is your living room," intones a Samsung television ad currently in rotation. It's a suggestion many people have taken to heart. Commuters discuss the most intimate details...
Dandy Seasonal Dialectics to One and All
Byline: Jennifer Harper, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Uh-oh. Caution: Excruciating details just ahead. It's Greetings All time again. "Greetings All: "Hello everybody. Just a little holiday note. We've all had a very busy year. Lewis found his shoehorn...
Death by Protective Order
Byline: THE WASHINGTON TIMES On Nov 15 at 7 p.m. the Alexandria Human Rights Commission held a public hearing on the Alexandria Police internal affairs investigation on the tragic shooting death of Lewis Barber on April 27. Lewis Barber was issued...
Election Rivals Face Repressive Campaign; Warn against Dictatorship
Byline: Christopher Pala, THE WASHINGTON TIMES ALMATY, Kazakhstan - President Nursultan Nazarbayev, 65, facing the stiffest challenge ever in his re-election bid, has cracked down on the opposition as if he were afraid of losing today's election,...
Exercise before Meals Pays Off
Byline: Dr. Gabe Mirkin, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES The high rise in blood fat levels that follows many meals increases risk for heart attacks. It makes the arteries rigid so that they cannot expand normally after each heart beat. A study from...
'First Husband' Shuns Spotlight on His Chancellor Wife
Byline: David Crossland, THE WASHINGTON TIMES BERLIN - New German Chancellor Angela Merkel is trying to shield her camera-shy husband, Joachim Sauer, who thus far wants no part of his role as Germany's "first husband." Mr. Sauer, a world authority...
FSU Spoils Hokies' Title Hopes; Virginia Tech Appears Gator Bowl-Bound
Byline: Stephen V. Bird, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Florida State scored two touchdowns in less than three minutes to start the second half on its way to a 24-point third quarter and a 27-22 win over No.5 Virginia Tech...
Gadgets among Possibilities for Holiday Presents
Byline: Steve Nearman, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Depending on your style, holiday shopping either is a marathon or a sprint. Some people choose to spend the entire month of December running from store to store much like running from mile marker to...
GAO Faults Results of Anti-Terror Training
Byline: Audrey Hudson, THE WASHINGTON TIMES The Federal Air Marshal Service fell short in its effort to cross-train other federal agents to help combat terror attacks, according to a report by the Government Accountability Office. The report...
Home Court; Athletes Not Enrolled in Public School Often Barred from Team Play in Public School Often Barred from Team Play
Byline: Karen Goldberg Goff, THE WASHINGTON TIMES College has been a smooth transition so far for Colleen Shumaker. The George Mason freshman is learning to blend a university course load with the rigors of playing NCAA Division I women's basketball...
Home, Sweet Home for the Holiday; Families Build with Gingerbread
Byline: Tarron Lively, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Dozens of new houses were built in the District yesterday, but an unusual aroma wafted through the construction sites: gingerbread. The "houses" sprung up at the National Building Museum, where the...
Hoyas Cook Up Victory at Oregon
Byline: Chris Hansen, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES EUGENE, Ore - With center Roy Hibbert dominating inside and Georgetown's rebounders stifling Oregon's transition offense, the Hoyas hardly needed a career-game from guard Ashanti Cook to end...
Kazakhstan Votes
Byline: THE WASHINGTON TIMES The opposition may be donning yellow scarves in Kazakhstan, but today's elections are not expected to catalyze a color revolution. The country's authoritarian president, Nursultan Nazarbayev, has the support of about...
Kim Casts North as Movie Magic; Leader Directs His Film Industry to Create Projects That Compete on the World Stage
Byline: Andrew Salmon, THE WASHINGTON TIMES PYONGYANG, North Korea - Watch out, Hollywood. North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, a longtime film buff, has ordered his nation's tiny film industry to begin competing in the big leagues. Mr. Kim, known...
Maryland Reaches Final Four Again
Byline: Patrick Stevens, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Maryland defender Chris Lancos said yesterday it would have been "a failure" if the Terrapins hadn't returned to the College Cup. Maryland soccer coach Sasho Cirovski jumped right in and dismissed the...
Memorable Writing about Two Lives Facing the Nazi Killing Machine
Byline: Martin Rubin, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES This is one of those wonderful stories that didn't actually need to be told. But readers can be grateful that the Indian novelist and poet Vikram Seth decided that he just had to tell the world...
Merry (Deleted)
Byline: THE WASHINGTON TIMES "Wow, can you believe Thanksgiving is over and we'll soon be celebrating a very Merry ..." "Don't say it." "Don't say what?" "The 'C' word. Don't say it. You might offend somebody. I'm offended it didn't even...
MLB, District near Dealon Lease
Byline: Tim Lemke, THE WASHINGTON TIMES District and Major League Baseball officials continue to work through this weekend to nail down details of a lease agreement for a new ballpark for the Washington Nationals in Southeast, and sports commission...
Nordstrom Channels Buyers
Byline: Joseph Szadkowski, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Each week, the Browser features some pop-culture places on the World Wide Web offering the coolest in free interactive sounds and action. Cyber Silverscreen Famed clothing retailer Nordstrom...
Out of the Slough of Happiness
Byline: Richard W. Rahn, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES Slough (meaning muddy field), England, is not a lovely place. It is east of London, a bit beyond Heathrow Airport - a glum commuter town. The BBC, in a made-for-television social experiment,...
Ovechkin, Caps End Downward Trends
Byline: Dave Fay, THE WASHINGTON TIMES He's back, and he returned with a vengeance. Left wing Alex Ovechkin scored the opening goal last night then assisted on the next three, leading Washington to a resounding 5-1 victory at MCI Center over...
Pageantry Precedes Reality for Mids, Knights
Byline: Dick Heller, THE WASHINGTON TIMES PHILADELPHIA - If you tried real hard yesterday at Lincoln Financial Field, you could see and hear - or at least imagine - the ghosts of Army-Navy football games long gone. Slade Cutter, Joe Bellino and...
Redskins vs. Rams
Byline: Ryan O'Halloran, THE WASHINGTON TIMES WHEN THE REDSKINS HAVE THE BALL St. Louis has one of the worst defenses in the NFL. The Rams are 29th in yards (376.6), 27th in rush defense (128.1), 30th in pass defense (248.5) and last in points...
Rogers Braces for Rams Receivers
Byline: Ryan O'Halloran, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Carlos Rogers' rookie season has had its highs - his first interception last week against San Diego - and its lows - allowing a long completion last month at Tampa Bay. But 11 games into the season,...
Short Stay at Front of Reception Line Is Best
Byline: Kevin Chaffee, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Q: What is the appropriate amount of time one should spend talking to a host and/or hostess in a receiving line? I was recently at a reception where a large number of people were held up interminably...
Specter Will Sock It to You
Byline: Dan Daly, THE WASHINGTON TIMES A thousand dollars to the NFL referee who turns on his microphone and announces: "We'd like to penalize the offense 10 yards for holding - unless Arlen Specter thinks it's 'vindictive and inappropriate.'" ...
Taking Command; Navy Runs over Army for Trophy
Byline: Corey Masisak, THE WASHINGTON TIMES PHILADELPHIA - The Black Knights of the Hudson may be improving with second-year coach Bobby Ross at the helm, but Army has a long way to go to catch Navy. After a bit of a slow start, the Midshipmen...
The Maturation of Garrison; Maryland Senior Comes of Age
Byline: Patrick Stevens, THE WASHINGTON TIMES It's no trick, no optical illusion, no subterfuge. Travis Garrison really is developing into one of the Maryland basketball team's fiercest interior players. That might come as a surprise to those...
Timely Novel about Human Choice and Its Complications
Byline: Merle Rubin, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES An ecologist dedicated to protecting his fellow creatures from nuclear waste and other dangers is suddenly brought up short when his own body becomes a potential source of radioactive harm to...
What about Man-Made Disasters?
Byline: THE WASHINGTON TIMES In his Nov. 11 article in The Washington Times, Sen. Joseph R. Biden Jr. praises the $1 billion U.S. aid commitment to Asian tsunami victims and calls for increased U.S. aid in Pakistan, where 80,000 lost their lives...
Why Dinosaurs Became Extinct
Byline: Philip Kopper, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES Eureka! Here may be perfect proof of intelligent design: The creator limns our familiar Earth with its perilous deserts, and an embracing Milky Way vibrant with lethal asteroids and exotic life...
You Can't Go Wrong with These Gifts
Byline: Gene Mueller, THE WASHINGTON TIMES With Christmas only 21 days away, there's just enough time left to shop for the hunter, angler or camper in your family. Some of the latest gear and equipment offer terrific gift ideas: One heck of a...