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 October 6, 2008

A Failure to Lead
Byline: THE WASHINGTON TIMES For all her talk about reform and bipartisanship, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is the epitome of what's wrong with Washington today. The news of a nearly $100,000 payout from her PAC to her husband's investment firm, reported...
A la Mode
Byline: THE WASHINGTON TIMES A la mode Alessandra Facchinetti was hired last year to replace Valentino Garavani as head of the Valentino fashion house he founded 45 years ago. Mr. Garavani retired in January. Miss Facchinetti showed her second...
Are the Terps Tuned out? in Wake of Loss, Friedgen Poses That Question
Byline: Patrick Stevens, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Maryland football coach Ralph Friedgen reminded his team daily last week of the opportunities available and the pitfalls. He reiterated his remarks during the pregame meal just hours before the Terrapins...
A Silver Lining?
Byline: Alfred Tella, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES The reformation of the financial sector of the U.S. economy - its downsizing, deleveraging, and reregulation - will be bittersweet. Once excessive risk taking is contained and transparency restored,...
A Vote for Joe Biden; McCain, Palin, Obama Are Flawed Choices
Byline: Nat Hentoff, THE WASHINGTON TIMES I never thought I could vote for a man, Barack Obama, who, in Illinois, repeatedly voted to deny continued life to babies born after a botched abortion. However, my religion is the Constitution and when...
Bailout Is Just the Beginning
Byline: Tom Ramstack, THE WASHINGTON TIMES As the ink dries on the economic bailout bill approved by Congress last week, questions already are arising about what the courts will do to the legislation. The bailout lets the courts decide disputes...
Battle-Tested; Early Deficit Does Not Stop Redskins' Roll
Byline: Ryan O'Halloran, THE WASHINGTON TIMES PHILADELPHIA -- As he mentioned all the things said about the Washington Redskins and all the things stacked against them during their rugged stretch to start the season, right guard Randy Thomas kept...
Big-Time Play in Big 12; Only Sooners, Tigers Looking Consistent in '08
Byline: Barker Davis, THE WASHINGTON TIMES With all apologies to the SEC, college football's 2008 epicenter is Kansas City. That's the site of the Big 12 title game Dec. 6 and a likely collision between the two most consistent teams in the nation:...
Bus Passengers Defy Taliban on Perilous Road to Renewal
Byline: James Palmer, THE WASHINGTON TIMES KABUL-KANDAHAR HIGHWAY, Afghanistan -- The mood inside the bus is grave and doubtful. The passengers have come with suitcases, cardboard boxes, cloth bundles and flasks of green tea. The time of day...
Defense Is McGee's Priority; Rookie Center Is Working Hard to Crack Wizards' Rotation
Byline: Mike Jones, THE WASHINGTON TIMES When asked a week before training camp whether rookie center JaVale McGee had a chance to crack the Washington Wizards' rotation, coach Eddie Jordan quickly answered, Uh, no. Although he was an exceptional...
Diplomatic Traffic
Byline: James Morrison, THE WASHINGTON TIMES DIPLOMATIC TRAFFIC Foreign visitors in Washington this week include: Monday * Hage Geingob, minister of trade and industry of Namibia, who addresses the Corporate Council on Africa's annual U.S.-Africa...
Divided EU Battles to Keep Banks Afloat; 'Bickering' Foils Bailout
Byline: Elizabeth Bryant, THE WASHINGTON TIMES PARIS -- The financial storm that crossed the Atlantic into Europe is exposing limits of economic coordination within the 27-nation European Union that belie the bloc's history. From its beginning...
Drill, and Drill Now
Byline: THE WASHINGTON TIMES Barack Obama and John McCain have been talking about finding new forms of energy, bringing down its cost and finding alternatives to oil. At the recent Clinton Global Initiative summit, both addressed how they would...
End-of-Year Deals Few, Less Generous
Byline: Nicholas Kralev, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Does elite status with your preferred airline or hotel chain seem elusive this year? The good news is, year-end promotions offering elite fast-track and bonus points are back. The bad news is, they are...
Exhibition Season Ends with a Shootout Defeat
Byline: Corey Masisak, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Phil Kessel and Patrice Bergeron scored in the shootout to help the Boston Bruins defeat the Washington Capitals at Verizon Center on Sunday night, denying the Caps the top preseason winning percentage...
Financial Crisis Dims Bush's Iraq Legacy; Probe Further Wounds Lame Duck
Byline: Jon Ward, THE WASHINGTON TIMES One month ago, President Bush may have expected to end his time in office highlighting the success of the surge in Iraq, a story of vindication. But in the past two weeks, the U.S. economy has teetered at...
First-Time Hopeful Defying History in D.C. Council Bid; GOP's Culver Seeks Evans Seat
Byline: Michael Drost, THE WASHINGTON TIMES A practical maxim for a first-time politician is to pick a race you can win, which will be daunting in November when Christina Culver tries to become the first Republican in D.C. Council history to win...
For Starters, Backups Didn't Miss a Beat
Byline: Barker Davis, THE WASHINGTON TIMES PHILADELPHIA -- Three starters down, the Washington Redskins' defense rose up to dominate the Eagles over the final three quarters of Sunday's 23-17 victory at Lincoln Financial Field. In this business,...
Friend ... or Foe? Foreign Funds Thought Threat to U.S. Help at Outset of Crisis
Byline: 337,979,795,1539-\LAYOUT] By John Zarcostas and Patrice Hill THE WASHINGTON TIMES GENEVA -- Help for troubled American financial companies came earlier this year from an unlikely source - the same sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) that many...
Get Rich Slowly; Money Tour Advisers Counsel Fiscal Restraint
Byline: Jeff Canning, THE WASHINGTON TIMES The national Your Money Bus Tour rolled into Washington last week with a team of financial advisers whose mission was to dispense financial advice and encourage people to start saving now. I think this...
Ground Game Gets Gears Spinning
Byline: Ryan O'Halloran, THE WASHINGTON TIMES PHILADELPHIA -- The Washington Redskins trailed by two touchdowns midway through the first quarter of Sunday's game at Lincoln Financial Field when they gathered in the huddle around Jason Campbell....
How McCain Can Win
Byline: Donald Lambro, THE WASHINGTON TIMES When the economic-rescue plan was moving toward passage in the Senate last week, Sen. Barack Obama's lead in the polls already was shrinking, and a Republican tax cutter was questioning his proposals to...
Legislators Tap the Web to Connect with Voters
Byline: Kara Rowland, THE WASHINGTON TIMES In a move that could amplify lawmakers' use of YouTube, Twitter and other new media sites to communicate with constituents, the House Administration Committee last week adopted new rules allowing members...
McCain Falls in Ohio as Economy Steals Focus
Byline: Joseph Curl, THE WASHINGTON TIMES COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio is quickly slipping from Sen. John McCain's hands, and without the state's 20 electoral votes, there is virtually no way the Republican can find his way to the White House - unless...
Modern-Day Slavery; Human Trafficking's Terrible Toll
Byline: Mark P. Lagon, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES Last June, federal prosecutors won an important case: a millionaire perfume maker in Islip, N.Y. was convicted and sentenced to 11 years imprisonment for committing a crime - human trafficking...
Mugged by Reality? Europe Eyes an Obama Presidency
Byline: Kenneth Weisbrode, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES There was something incongruous about having a discussion of Sarah Palin and Barack Obama sitting next to some of the most luxurious gardens in Florence, at the Villa La Pietra, a stunning...
Now All Things Look Possible
Byline: Dan Daly, THE WASHINGTON TIMES PHILADELPHIA -- It's happening so fast for the Redskins. They've hovered around .500 for lo these many years - sometimes a little above, sometimes a little below, sometimes making the playoffs, sometimes not...
Obama Sought HUD Grant for Donor's Project; Letter to Bush Ghostwritten by Development Consultant
Byline: Jim McElhatton, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Sen. Barack Obama, who vows to change Washington by trimming wasteful spending and disclosing special-interest requests, wrote the Bush administration last year to seek a multimillion-dollar federal grant...
Obama's Time - the Cycles of American History
Byline: Lanny J. Davis, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES Every objective national poll showed that more people thought Mr. Biden had won - whatever that means. I think that means he seemed more vice presidential. Can there be any doubt about that?...
Putin's Misstep
Byline: James Lyons, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES Now that the Republic of Georgia has been moved off the front pages, it is time to assess what was really behind Russia's heavy-handed invasion of that pro-Western fledgling democratic country....
Redskins 23, Eagles 17
Byline: Bob Cohn, THE WASHINGTON TIMES FIRST QUARTER What happened: The Eagles took the opening kickoff and crisply moved 80 yards in 12 plays for a touchdown, dividing the plays equally between runs and passes. With quarterback Jason Campbell...
Redskins in Thick of Division Race; Victory over Eagles Lifts Team to 4-1 for First Time since 1999
Byline: Tim Lemke, THE WASHINGTON TIMES PHILADELPHIA -- Who's the odd team out in the NFC East? The Washington Redskins, with the least-experienced quarterback and head coach in the division, are doing everything in their power to say, Not us. ...
Refuges of Crime and Terror; How Sanctuary Cities Endanger National Security
Byline: Armstrong Williams, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES Sanctuary cities are like replicating disease throughout the country. These makeshift communities serve as safe havens for illegal immigrants, with sometimes tragic results. Just ask Jamiel...
Run Offense: A
Byline: David Elfin, THE WASHINGTON TIMES RUN OFFENSE: A Clinton Portis, who finished strong against the Cowboys, picked up where he left off against the Eagles' superb run defense and delivered his second straight 100-yard game on the road in...
Samsung's New Mobile PC a Boon to Travelers
Byline: Mark Kellner, THE WASHINGTON TIMES With good, serviceable laptop computers costing between $700 and $1,000, why spend about $1,300 for Samsung Electronics' Q1-UP01? Well, it's not because the Samsung unit has a poetic moniker. Instead,...
'Star Turn'
Byline: Greg Pierce, THE WASHINGTON TIMES 'Star turn' The sound you hear is the grinding teeth of Sarah Palin's media critics after her debate with Joe Biden, John Fund writes at www.opinionjournal.com. Not that Mr. Biden was trounced by the...
The Roots of the Mortgage Scandal
Byline: THE WASHINGTON TIMES How did the United States get to the stage where politicians decided it was necessary to scare the taxpayers into forking over $700 billion to purchase assets the private sector wouldn't touch? So far neither Democrats...
This Time Campos Enjoys Banner Day
Byline: Steve Nearman, THE WASHINGTON TIMES It really was planned before the start, according to Reginaldo Campos Jr., a private in the Brazilian army. One of five members from a Rio de Janeiro-based military team, Campos would win the 24th staging...
Too Late
Byline: John McCaslin, THE WASHINGTON TIMES TOO LATE I live a few blocks from the Fannie Mae building, writes John Lockwood of Northwest Washington. I was passing by to go to the post office to pick up a letter when I saw that somebody had left...
Union, Perry at Odds
Byline: Robyn-Denise Yourse and Kelly Jane Torrance, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Union, Perry at odds Former writers of TBS' Tyler Perry's House of Payne, along with supporters of the Writers Guild of America, organized a protest against the actor-director...
Weekend Rewind: In Case You Missed It
Byline: Harrison Goodman, THE WASHINGTON TIMES Redskins top Eagles - With a handful of likely easy games ahead of the Redskins (vs. St. Louis, vs. Cleveland, at Detroit), it might be time to start thinking about a 7-1 first half. Even the most die-hard...
Well, Why Not? Schedule Is Easy for a While
Byline: Ryan O'Halloran, THE WASHINGTON TIMES PHILADELPHIA -- The biggest sign that a road team is taking care of business: The loudest cheers come when news is relayed of the fortunes of the home town's baseball team. The crowd at Lincoln Financial...
With Moss Held in Check, Cooley Shines
Byline: Ryan O'Halloran, David Elfin and Barker Davis, THE WASHINGTON TIMES PHILADELPHIA -- Walking out of the Washington Redskins' locker room after Sunday's 23-17 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles, Chris Cooley clutched the football he caught...