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Apple’s Slowdown Highlights How Growth-Obsessed Investors Distort Our View of Value

A woman uses her iPhone at an Apple store in Shanghai on Sept. 25, 2015. (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images)
A woman uses her iPhone at an Apple store in Shanghai on Sept. 25, 2015. (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images)

Apple has reported its first decline in revenues and income for the past 13 years. The market and media has reacted predictably with an 8...


  • A large wood-buring stove is shown in That Bookstore in Blytheville, Ark., on Dec. 15, 2002. Mary Gay Shipley opened the store when the only place for nearby farmers and their families to find books were the sparse shelves of the public library and a spinner rack of Westerns at the local five-and-dime. (AP Photo/Tim Rand)

    A Day for Supporting Local Bookstores Threatened by Online Shopping

    Dear Editor, Support your local bookstore on the second annual National Independent Bookstore Day, this coming May 2nd. Do the same during the other 364 days a year. National Independent... Read more

  • U.S. Defence Secretary Ashton Carter (L) and Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar after a press conference in New Delhi on April 12, 2016. (Prakash Singh/AFP/Getty Images)

    US-India Defense Ties Would Be ‘Win-Win’ If Washington Would Address India’s Concerns

    U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter hailed his recent India visit as the most significant part of his tour—he also visited the Philippines, Saudi Arabia,... Read more

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    China’s Media Reports Uncover Inside Story of the Purging of Officials

    Zhang Yue, security boss of Hebei province, has been arrested for “serious violation of Party discipline” and is currently being investigated, according to news from... Read more

  • A Port Authority Police officer prepares to present an American flag that survived the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, during an anniversary ceremony in New York City on Sept. 11, 2015. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

    The Cop: America’s Ethical Guardian

    Recently, I shared remarks to an assembly of 150 police chiefs, community leaders, private security directors, and law enforcement officials including the FBI, on American... Read more

  • Storm clouds fill the sky over the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., on June 13, 2013. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

    It’s Getting Harder to Govern, and It’s Not Just Politicians’s Fault

    We may not know who our next president is going to be, but here’s one thing that’s almost certain: He or she will take office... Read more

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    During Alcohol Awareness Month in April, Beware of Regulatory Hangovers

    When abused, alcohol poses serious health risks for alcoholics and those around them. That’s why each April since 1987 has been dubbed “Alcohol Awareness Month”... Read more

  • A large bulldozer sits ready for work at Peabody Energy's Gateway Coal Mine near Coulterville, Ill., on March 9, 2006. Illinois' coal production, which peaked in 1918 with a work force of more than 100,000, took a beating in the 1990s after the Clean Air Act required coal-fired power plants to either burn low-sulfur coal or install costly scrubbers to curb the emission of sulfur dioxide, a cause of acid rain. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

    Coal’s Troubles Should Concern All Americans

    Coal, our cheapest and most abundant power source, is in big trouble in the United States. Over half of the mines and miners in Central... Read more

  • Oil pipelines on a hot, humid day near a refinery in Sitra, Bahrain, in the Persian Gulf, on Aug. 19, 2009. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

    OPEC’s Control Over Global Oil Prices Slips Away

    When negotiations in Doha, Qatar, between some of the world’s largest petroleum producers failed to deliver an expected freeze of oil production, markets responded in... Read more

  • Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speaks during American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations convention in Philadelphia, on April 7, 2016. (David Maialetti/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)

    As US Primaries Rumble On, Betting Markets Declare the Sanders Campaign All but Dead

    “The race for the Democratic nomination is in the home stretch and victory is in sight,” declared Hillary Clinton in the victory speech heralding her... Read more

  • A photo illustration of the European Union and the United Kingdom flags together in Knutsford, U.K., on on March 17, 2016. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

    What Has the EU Ever Done for Us?

    Think labor protection, enhanced social welfare, smoke-free workplaces, equal pay legislation, holiday entitlement, and the right not to work more than a 48-hour week without... Read more

  • The United Nations General Assembly Hall at the U.N. headquarters in New York on May 12, 2006. (Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

    The Global Crisis of Leadership

    A question often raised is: are leaders a reflection of their time, or are they individuals who rise to answer the call of the hour?... Read more

  • A convoy of Canadian light-armored vehicles over-watches the area near Khadan Village, Afghanistan, on Jan. 25, 2010. (Staff Sgt. Christine Jones/U.S. Air Force)

    Arms Sale to Saudis a Tempest in a Teapot

    The Bible (King James version) in Matthew, chapter 5, verse 9, notes, “Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.” But it... Read more

  • Light-armored vehicles, LAV-25, of Canada's 12th Armoured Regiment. (Jimderkaisser, CC BY-SA)

    Canada’s Mistaken Arms Sale to Saudi Arabia

    Earlier this month, Canada’s new Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion quietly issued export permits for a $15 billion sale of about 1,000 combat vehicles to... Read more

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    Depleted Local Media Threatens Ability to Hold Those in Power to Account

    As voters go to the polls in the U.K. local elections on May 5, few will be aware how influenced they are by a depleted... Read more

  • An aircraft lands after missions targeting the Islamic State in Iraq from the deck of the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush in the Persian Gulf on Aug. 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

    Treating ISIS as Cancer

    LOS ANGELES—The spate of attacks led or inspired by the Islamic State from Europe to Jakarta has upended confidence that governments around the globe have... Read more

  • President Barack Obama greets British Prime Minister David Cameron as they meet at Downing Street in London, England, on April 22, 2016. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

    Brexit: Taking the Great Out of Britain

    It’s not every day we get to see a country seemingly intent on committing political suicide. And yet, despite the pleas of concerned friends and... Read more

  • Zhang Yue as security boss of Hebei province, China. (NTDTV)

    China’s Media Reports Uncover Inside Story of the Purging of Officials

    Zhang Yue, security boss of Hebei province, has been arrested for “serious violation of Party discipline” and is currently being investigated, according to news from... Read more

  • A South Korean activist wearing a mask of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un holds a mock missile during a rally denouncing North Korea's rocket launch and the three-generational dictatorship, in Seoul on April 15, 2012. (JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)

    Why China Is Willing to Work With United States to Sanction North Korea

    North Korea has been harassing its neighbors for quite a long time. For powerful countries, it is just like a ringworm problem. But because it... Read more

  • Investors check share prices in a stock firm in Fuyang, Anhui Province, east China. (AFP)

    China’s Circuit Breaker Won’t Brake

    In the first week of the New Year, the freshly installed circuit breaker of China’s stock market went into effect four times in 2 days... Read more

  • Former leader of China Jiang Zemin (L) and current leader Xi Jinping. (Wang Zhao & Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

    News Report Suggests Chinese Leadership Disavows Persecution of Falun Gong

    The anti-corruption campaign of Chinese Communist Party leader Xi Jinping is entering its fourth year. Tens of thousands of CCP officials have been investigated, and... Read more

  • Tsai Ing-wen (L), chairwoman from Taiwan's main opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and the party's candidate for in the Jan. 2016 presidential election, speaks to supporters next to running mate Chen Chien-jen (R) during a campaign fundraiser in Taipei on Dec. 20, 2015. About 1,000 supporters gathered at the fundraiser for Taiwan's main opposition party as the month-long presidential election campaign period kicked off. (Sam Yeh/AFP/Getty Images)

    China’s Nightmare: The Mainland Dreads a DPP Victory in Forthcoming Election in Taiwan

    Although we hear a great deal about China’s naval-military build-up in the South China Sea to assert its “historic claims” over the oil and gas-rich... Read more

  • Doctors carry fresh organs for transplant at a hospital in Henan Province, China, on Aug. 16, 2012. (Screenshot via Sohu.com)

    China’s Transplant Tourism Is Murder on Demand

    With their tenets for daily living of truthfulness, compassion, and tolerance, thousands of Falun Gong practitioners from around the world, in yellow T-shirts emblazoned with “Falun... Read more

  • Falun Gong practitioners act out a scene of stealing human organs to sell during a demonstration in Taipei on July 20, 2014. (Mandy Cheng/AFP/Getty Images)

    Hope That China Will Stop Killing Prisoners for Organs Is a Dream, Say Experts

    A recent medical report by medical experts shows a conflict between organ transplantation practices in China and the West. The report states concerns that “organs... Read more

  • China's former Vice Minister of Health Huang Jiefu at the inauguration of the Conference of Ministers of Health, Agriculture/Livestock on Avian Influenza Control and Pandemic Preparedness in Asia, in New Delhi, India, on July 28, 2006. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

    Huang Jiefu’s Sleight of Hand: Hiding the Organ Harvesting Taking Place in Plain Sight

    Dr. Huang Jiefu, Beijing’s point man for selling its murderous organ transplantation system to the world, has been on a roll. In October, Beijing Youth... Read more

  • A pregnant woman stands in front of the entrance of Hong Kong Immigration Department on June 29, 2007, in Hong Kong, China. (M.N. Chan/Getty Images)

    Chinese Women Should Be Wary of C-Section

    In China, an increasingly high number of Cesarean births (C-sections) are being practiced in the country. The situation has reached epidemic proportions, and some of... Read more

  • Workers check deliveries in Beijing in 2013 the day after "Singles Day," which falls on Nov. 11 each year. Chinese are increasingly spending big in online shopping on Singles Day. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

    Why More People Shop Online in China Than the United States

    In the United States, online shopping on Black Friday grew 14 percent year-on-year, reaching $2.72 billion, according to data from 4,500 online shopping sites. But... Read more

  • Canada's Miss World contestant Anastasia Lin speaks to media after she was denied entry to mainland China, at Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

    The Real Reason China Had to Ban Miss World Canada

    Anastasia Lin, a 25-year-old Canadian actress who holds the title of Miss World Canada, has made headlines for the last week after being denied an invitation letter,... Read more

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    Did the Chinese Regime Admit Torture?

    On Nov. 18, the United Nations Committee Against Torture had a hearing on China that revealed more than the Chinese delegation may have intended about... Read more

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    To Be, or Not to Be: A Question for Modern China

    “To be, or not to be: that is the question.” This is the most famous line in all of English literature. Yet, it also has... Read more

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    Editorial: Xi Jinping’s Choice and the Future of the Chinese People

    The troubled events of Xi Jinping’s almost three years in power are now coming to a head. Xi has a choice. He can protect his... Read more

  • Visitors line up to enter Tiananmen Square, next to the Great Hall of the People, the venue for upcoming meetings of China's legislature in Beijing on March 2, 2015. (Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images)

    What’s Missing in the Way We See China and Communism

    Imagine this: A prestigious German university is offering an online audiovisual course to help both Germans and foreigners learn about “National Socialist Thought” (that is,... Read more

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    A CIA-Trained Tibetan Freedom Fighter’s Undying Hope for Freedom

    PANGONG LAKE, India—At dawn, the old man stood outside his home on the Indian side of Pangong Lake, thumbing his prayer beads and chanting, “Om... Read more

  • Chinese soldiers conduct a practice at dawn ahead of a military parade later in the morning at Tiananmen Square in Beijing on Sept. 3, 2015. (Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images)

    Masters of Psychological Warfare: How the Chinese Are Winning a Secret War

    The comprehensive nature of issues discussed during Xi Jinping’s visit once again illuminated the extent of China’s political and social influence in the United States... Read more

  • Dong Zhen shares her tale of imprisonment and torture in China for her practice of Falun Gong. She took part in a march through the streets of Toronto in support of others who have faced similar fates in China. (Matthew Little/Epoch Times)

    A Story of Persecution and Persistence in Modern-Day China

    TORONTO—It was six months living in Canada before Zhen Dong stopped looking over her shoulder, stopped wondering if the person walking behind her might work... Read more

  • President Barack Obama (R) and Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) arrive for a joint press conference in the Rose Garden at the White House, in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 25, 2015. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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    Tianjin Blast Reverberates Through Chinese Regime

    The explosions rocking China recently may signal a turning point for the Chinese regime. As this article is being written, a huge blast tore through... Read more

  • U.S. Defence Secretary Ashton Carter (L) and Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar after a press conference in New Delhi on April 12, 2016. (Prakash Singh/AFP/Getty Images)

    US-India Defense Ties Would Be ‘Win-Win’ If Washington Would Address India’s Concerns

    U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter hailed his recent India visit as the most significant part of his tour—he also visited the Philippines, Saudi Arabia,... Read more

  • A Port Authority Police officer prepares to present an American flag that survived the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, during an anniversary ceremony in New York City on Sept. 11, 2015. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

    The Cop: America’s Ethical Guardian

    Recently, I shared remarks to an assembly of 150 police chiefs, community leaders, private security directors, and law enforcement officials including the FBI, on American... Read more

  • Storm clouds fill the sky over the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., on June 13, 2013. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

    It’s Getting Harder to Govern, and It’s Not Just Politicians’s Fault

    We may not know who our next president is going to be, but here’s one thing that’s almost certain: He or she will take office... Read more

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    During Alcohol Awareness Month in April, Beware of Regulatory Hangovers

    When abused, alcohol poses serious health risks for alcoholics and those around them. That’s why each April since 1987 has been dubbed “Alcohol Awareness Month”... Read more

  • A large bulldozer sits ready for work at Peabody Energy's Gateway Coal Mine near Coulterville, Ill., on March 9, 2006. Illinois' coal production, which peaked in 1918 with a work force of more than 100,000, took a beating in the 1990s after the Clean Air Act required coal-fired power plants to either burn low-sulfur coal or install costly scrubbers to curb the emission of sulfur dioxide, a cause of acid rain. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

    Coal’s Troubles Should Concern All Americans

    Coal, our cheapest and most abundant power source, is in big trouble in the United States. Over half of the mines and miners in Central... Read more

  • Oil pipelines on a hot, humid day near a refinery in Sitra, Bahrain, in the Persian Gulf, on Aug. 19, 2009. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

    OPEC’s Control Over Global Oil Prices Slips Away

    When negotiations in Doha, Qatar, between some of the world’s largest petroleum producers failed to deliver an expected freeze of oil production, markets responded in... Read more

  • Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speaks during American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations convention in Philadelphia, on April 7, 2016. (David Maialetti/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)

    As US Primaries Rumble On, Betting Markets Declare the Sanders Campaign All but Dead

    “The race for the Democratic nomination is in the home stretch and victory is in sight,” declared Hillary Clinton in the victory speech heralding her... Read more

  • A photo illustration of the European Union and the United Kingdom flags together in Knutsford, U.K., on on March 17, 2016. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

    What Has the EU Ever Done for Us?

    Think labor protection, enhanced social welfare, smoke-free workplaces, equal pay legislation, holiday entitlement, and the right not to work more than a 48-hour week without... Read more

  • The United Nations General Assembly Hall at the U.N. headquarters in New York on May 12, 2006. (Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

    The Global Crisis of Leadership

    A question often raised is: are leaders a reflection of their time, or are they individuals who rise to answer the call of the hour?... Read more

  • A convoy of Canadian light-armored vehicles over-watches the area near Khadan Village, Afghanistan, on Jan. 25, 2010. (Staff Sgt. Christine Jones/U.S. Air Force)

    Arms Sale to Saudis a Tempest in a Teapot

    The Bible (King James version) in Matthew, chapter 5, verse 9, notes, “Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.” But it... Read more

  • Light-armored vehicles, LAV-25, of Canada's 12th Armoured Regiment. (Jimderkaisser, CC BY-SA)

    Canada’s Mistaken Arms Sale to Saudi Arabia

    Earlier this month, Canada’s new Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion quietly issued export permits for a $15 billion sale of about 1,000 combat vehicles to... Read more

  • (NikiLitov/iStock)

    Depleted Local Media Threatens Ability to Hold Those in Power to Account

    As voters go to the polls in the U.K. local elections on May 5, few will be aware how influenced they are by a depleted... Read more

  • An aircraft lands after missions targeting the Islamic State in Iraq from the deck of the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush in the Persian Gulf on Aug. 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

    Treating ISIS as Cancer

    LOS ANGELES—The spate of attacks led or inspired by the Islamic State from Europe to Jakarta has upended confidence that governments around the globe have... Read more

  • President Barack Obama greets British Prime Minister David Cameron as they meet at Downing Street in London, England, on April 22, 2016. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

    Brexit: Taking the Great Out of Britain

    It’s not every day we get to see a country seemingly intent on committing political suicide. And yet, despite the pleas of concerned friends and... Read more

  • Put it all on green? (kosmos111/iStock)

    Could Gambling Be the Secret to Saving When Rates Are So Low?

    Many interest rates in the United States are close to zero and even negative in some parts of the world, like Japan. Not unexpectedly, U.S... Read more

  • A Russian Sukhoi Su-24 fighter jet buzzes the USS Donald Cook, a guided-missile destroyer, in the Baltic Sea on April 12, 2016. (U.S. Navy via Getty Images)

    Former Soviet Fighter Pilot: Russian Jets ‘More Aggressive’ Than During Cold War

    KYIV, Ukraine—As the NATO-Russia Council prepared to meet for the first time in almost two years, U.S. and Russian officials traded barbs over who’s to blame... Read more

  • U.S. Army Major Ryan Boeka (L) and U.S. Army Major Aaron Miller (R) lead West Point Cadets through Empty Sky, the New Jersey 9/11 Memorial, in Liberty State Park, Jersey City, on April 14, 2016. (Vincent J. Bove)

    West Point Cadets: Honor, Leadership, America

    West Point, formally known as the United States Military Academy (USMA) has been developing, motivating, and inspiring leaders of character for America for over 200... Read more

  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton walks on stage after winning the highly contested New York primary in New York City on April 19, 2016. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    Clinton Wins New York, but Fight for the Democratic Party’s Soul Goes On

    A fractious New York primary has given Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump the clear victories they badly needed to end any perception that the wheels... Read more

  • Ginger Spruill (L) of Piney Orchard has her blood pressure checked by nurse Jean Sprinks of Odenton, during Kimbrough Ambulatory Care Center's annual Women's Health Fair in Fort Meade on June 2, 2012. Spruill's husband is Staff Sgt. William Spruill. (Jen Rynda/Fort George G. Meade Public Affairs Office/Flickr, CC BY)

    Resisting Expanding Disease Empires: Why We Shouldn’t Label Healthy People as Sick

    You might have heard the frightening news last year suggesting half of all Americans had some form of diabetes. A survey in the journal JAMA... Read more

  • President Barack Obama(C) speaks during a closing session at the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, D.C., on April 1, 2016. After a spate of terrorist attacks from Europe to Africa, Obama is rallying international support during the summit for an effort to keep Islamic State and similar groups from obtaining nuclear material and other weapons of mass destruction. (Andrew Harrer/Getty Images)

    Should South Korea Get the Bomb?

    In 2012, a year before he died, the distinguished political scientist Kenneth Waltz wrote an article in Foreign Affairs arguing that everyone should stop worrying... Read more

  • A large wood-buring stove is shown in That Bookstore in Blytheville, Ark., on Dec. 15, 2002. Mary Gay Shipley opened the store when the only place for nearby farmers and their families to find books were the sparse shelves of the public library and a spinner rack of Westerns at the local five-and-dime. (AP Photo/Tim Rand)

    A Day for Supporting Local Bookstores Threatened by Online Shopping

    Dear Editor, Support your local bookstore on the second annual National Independent Bookstore Day, this coming May 2nd. Do the same during the other 364 days a year. National Independent... Read more

  • A student studies legal textbooks in the law faculty at Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany, on Oct. 11, 2011. (Adam Berry/Getty Images)

    The Unfortunate Economics of Textbooks

    University students across Canada are not just going into debt for tuition, but now for textbooks as well. Each semester hundreds of thousands of students... Read more

  • A migrant wipes his eyes holding a German flag at the northern Greek border station of Idomeni on March 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

    Germany Lost Control of the Refugee Crisis?

    Germany will manage to cope with the migration crisis, keeping a balanced and deficit-free budget without taking on new debt, Chancellor Angela Merkel said in... Read more

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    Epoch Times Is ‘EPOCHAL!’

    Dear Editor, Your front page cover story and headline in this New Year’s edition is a wonderful message to greet people as they start their day... Read more

  • House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) (L) and Congressman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.), chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, after a Republican Conference meeting in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 3, 2015. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

    FAST Act Is Nothing to Celebrate

    Dear Editor, Passage of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) is nothing to celebrate. Christmas has come early this year for members of... Read more

  • (Margot Kessler/iStock)

    National Letter Writing Day: The Importance of ‘Letters to Editor’

    Dear Editor, December 7th is National Letter Writing Day. Surveys reveal that “Letters to the Editor” is one of the most widely read and popular... Read more

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    Retail Workers Should Spend Thanksgiving With Family, Not Customers

    Dear Editor, You can support small retailers by joining me and your neighbors on the fifth annual national Small Business Saturday, this coming Nov. 28... Read more

  • A conductor drives an Amtrak train on Feb. 8, 2011, outside of Newark, New Jersey. Amtrak, a government-owned corporation, has joined up with New Jersey's two U.S. senators to propose a new rail link to New York City under the Hudson River. The 'Gateway Project' would include two tunnels under the Hudson River and increase the train traffic under the river from 62 trains per day to 92. This plan is looked at as an alternative after N.J. Governor Chris Christie killed another rail link plan in 2010 after he deemed it too costly to New Jersey residents. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    How Will the Proposed $20B New Hudson Tunnel Be Financed?

    Dear Editor, Regarding the creation of the Gateway Development Corporation, just how will they manage to finance the proposed $20 billion new Hudson Tunnel? The... Read more

  • Republican presidential candidates (L-R) John Kasich, Mike Huckabee, Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, Donald Trump, Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina, Ted Cruz, Chris Christie, and Rand Paul at the CNBC Republican presidential debate at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colo., on Oct. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Someone Was Missing From the Recent Republican Candidates Presidential Debate

    Dear Editor, Someone was missing from the recent Republican candidates presidential debate. Former New York Governor George Pataki continues to poll less than 1 percent. While... Read more

  • Miss World Canada, Anastasia Lin at the international premiere of the documentary "Hard to Believe," in Vienna, Nov. 1, 2015.  (Courtesy of Anastasia Lin)

    Beauty With a Purpose

    Dear Editor, I appeal to all Beauty Contest Winners who are not just pretty faces! When I first read about this beauty contest “Miss World”... Read more

  • (Gwenael le vot/iStock)

    Isn’t It Time Washington Lived Within Its Means Just Like You and Me?

    Dear Editor, The national debt has increased from $11 trillion to a record $18.4 trillion over the past seven years under President Obama with very... Read more

  • Traffic backs up on the Kennedy Expressway as commuters and holiday travelers try to get an early start on their Thanksgiving travel on Nov. 27, 2013, in Chicago, Illinois. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

    Renewal of the Expired US Highway Trust Fund Benefits All

    Dear Editor, The most recent extension of the National Highway Trust Fund authorization will expire on Oct. 29. This vital funding source is used to... Read more

  • The U.S. Capitol building seen through the columns on the steps of the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on May 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    Congress Has to Get to Work on 3 Critical Issues

    Dear Editor, Passing a continuing resolution to keep the federal government open until December 2015 was just a temporary fix. Both the president and Congress... Read more

  • Romanian President Klaus Werner Iohannis arrives at a European Union (EU) summit in Brussels on Oct. 15, 2015. (Thierry Charlier/AFP/Getty Images)

    Romania Reinstates the Communist Style Censorship

    On June 22, 2015, Romanian President Klaus Iohannis promulgated an unconstitutional law which is both historically unfair and immoral. He reinstated censorship—in violation of the... Read more

  • Democratic presidential candidates (L-R), former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb, Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, Hillary Rodham Clinton, former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, and former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee on stage before the CNN Democratic presidential debate in Las Vegas on Oct. 13, 2015. (AP Photo/John Locher)

    American Moderates Lack Political Representation

    Dear Editor, Former U.S. Senator and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said at the Democratic Party presidential primary debate, “It is our job to rein... Read more

  • Dr. Christine Seals speaks during a news conference at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Ore., on Oct. 5, 2015. On Thursday, Oct. 1, 26-year-old Chris Harper Mercer went on a shooting rampage at the college killing nine people and wounding another nine before killing himself. (John Locher/AP)

    Guns—Stopping That One Person

    Would making guns illegal in America eliminate our American mass murder horror? Has making marijuana illegal for most of the country eliminated the use of... Read more

  • The silhouette of an oil pump. (zhengzaishuru/iStock)

    International Climate Science Coalition Responds to David Suzuki’s Criticism

    I am responding to the criticisms David Suzuki leveled against our group, the International Climate Science Coalition (ICSC), in this article I see in the... Read more

  • Brooklyn Resident Jack Mui at the e-cigarettes shop VapeNY, on the Lower East Side in Manhattan, New York, on Dec. 19, 2013. He has been using e-cigarettes for three months. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    E-Cigarettes Can Draw People Away From Cigarette Smoking

    Dear Editor, I came across the article “Young People and E-Cigarettes: What We Know So Far” in Epoch Times’ Southeast Asia edition.  The U.K. Department... Read more

  • A file photo of forensic investigators covering a dead victim. (36clicks/iStock)

    Autopsies Are Linchpins in Prosecution, Oversight Needed

    Dear Editor, When deaths in police custody occur, riots, property damage and other civilian injuries and more deaths often ensue.  Society turns to medical examiners to provide... Read more

  • In this Dec. 15, 2014 photo, courier Stephen Werts loads packages onto a truck for delivery at a FedEx facility, in Marietta, Ga. FedEx reports quarterly financial results on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

    Save Our Jobs in Services

    Dear Editor, Although we hear little about it, we should be concerned about pending legislation that could destroy our sovereignty as a free and independent... Read more


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