The Washington Times

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2014

    Black Babies Used as Alligator Bait in Florida

    It has been pretty well documented recently that, during slavery and into the 20th century, black babies were used as alligator bait in North and Central Florida. A guy in Sanford, near Orlando, told this story to a researcher. He said he had heard it from his grandfather. The slaves who had bab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2012

    Miami Dolphins Cornerback Vontae Davis's Brother Arrested, Suspected in D.C. Murder

    After 29 years of questionable first-round draft picks, the Miami Dolphins picked up Texas A&M Quarterback Ryan Tannehill at yesterday's NFL Draft.  For fans and players alike, the day should've been a celebration, a glimmer of hope that the Dolphins' upcoming season wouldn't end miserably. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2012

    Florida Republicans Will Save Us From Threat of Obama Dictatorship That Doesn't Exist

    A couple of Florida's GOP congressmen, lead by first term Rep. Sandy Adams, read some crazy conspiracy theories on the Internet about how Obama was going to enslave us all into military conscription and forced labor, and decided to file an actual resolution about it. Obviously Allen West is involved ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2010

    Tea Party Claims Victory in Jim Greer Resignation; Already Complaining About his Replacement

    Thrasher​Tea Baggers have long been complaining about soon-to-be-former RPOF Chair Jim Greer, but the Republican establishment didn't get serious about showing Greer the door until a bunch of deep pocketed donors flaunted an open letter that it was time for a change in leadership.That hasn't stopp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2009

    Marco Rubio is the "Cuban Newt Gingrich"

    via "Adam Guillette was raised to believe in limited government. When other parents were telling their children stories of Hansel and Gretel, Adam's father would tell him stories about the great achievements of Reagan and Churchill."I am not kidding -- that is the first paragraph of Mr. Guillet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2009

    Charlie Crist's Ideas About The Stimulus May Not Be His Own, But At Least He Has Some

    Charlie Crist made some GOP eyes roll on Meet The Press this weekend when he declined to identify a national leader of the Republican Party. Instead he said that the people should lead the party, and that Obama is our only national leader. He's right. We wish some other Republicans would get the mem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2008

    Jeb Bush Should Just Run for RNC Chairman

    We imagine running the GOP looks exactly like this anyway: wearing a wizard's hat while leading a bunch of racially insensitive white people with children's brains. The Republican Party has become more or less a parody of itself. Chip Saltsman is running to chair that sinking ship, and as part of h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2008

    News Roundup

    Truth time: setting straight all the lies and misleading logic used in last night's debate. [Washington Times] Wachovia is selling itself to Wells Fargo. It seems like I don't need to make that bank run after all. [NY Times] There are all these nasty, nasty rumors (on the Internets? Yes, on the Inte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2008

    Miami Beach to Be Ground Zero in Cold War 2.0?

    Image from Archie McPhee via Buuuuurrrrning Hot The Cold War may have ended in the early '90s, but the relationship between Washington and Moscow remains strained. Russia's recent invasion of Georgia only made things worse. It's not quite another Cold War, but -- fittingly -- acolytes of Richard ... More >>

  • News

    March 15, 2007

    Shades of Truth

    Does Barack Obama embroider his own history for political effect?

  • News

    March 9, 2006

    Manly, Yes

    An Aventura minister pumps testosterone into the faith

  • City Life

    May 12, 2005
  • News

    July 1, 2004

    Two in the Bush

    Purloined pigeons and a rooster identity crisis

  • News

    December 18, 2003

    Bork Torque

    Well-traveled activist says Miami cops tormented her

  • News

    August 29, 2002

    Something From The X-Files

    They're calling the Asian snakehead "the Frankenfish"

  • News

    July 25, 2002

    Letters from the Issue of July 25, 2002

    Why is "airport security" such a maddeningly frustrating oxymoron?

  • News

    December 20, 2001

    Terrorists, but Our Terrorists

    Where can terrorists find safe harbor? If you're of the Cuban exile variety, right here.

  • News

    May 17, 2001

    Lesson the Damage

    The disastrous demise of Techworld raises questions about how we should navigate the uncharted waters of private-public education

  • News

    December 23, 1999

    All About the Green

    A much ballyhooed petition supporting a commercial airport in Homestead appears to be a sham

  • News

    February 26, 1998

    Flying High

    Before heading off to Washington for confirmation as Secretary of the Air Force, State Sen. Daryl Jones got involved in one last bond deal. The money was very good, but the backwash could be very bad.

  • News

    July 20, 1994

    Tube or Not Tube

    TV Marti's limp blimp sets sail once again for the halls of Congress

  • News

    October 27, 1993

    Tales of the Limp Blimp

    Who's watching TV Marti? No one. Who's paying for TV Marti? We are. At least for another few months.

  • News

    May 26, 1993

    Explosive Exclusive!

    Former Miami airline executive Ricardo Samitier, Sr. (not his penis-enlarging son, Ricardo, Jr.) was the would-be mad bomber who rattled the Washington Post

  • News

    February 24, 1993

    Meet the Candidate

    The Rev. Clennon King is unique. Period.

  • News

    August 22, 1990

    Bent Out of Shape

    The Space Shuttle Is Still a Death Machine, Warns Engineer Ali AbuTaha

  • News

    July 11, 1990

    The Education of Professor Griff

    When Richard Griffin, of Public Enemy fame, was interviewed on May 9, 1989, he was quoted as saying, among other things, that "Jews have a grip on America" and that they "have a history of killing black men"