After weeks of failing to pass a bill blocking implementation of President Barack Obama’s unilateral…
CFIF on Twitter CFIF on YouTube
GOP Congress Caves on Obama Amnesty

After weeks of failing to pass a bill blocking implementation of President Barack Obama’s unilateral amnesty for millions of illegal immigrants, Republican leaders in Congress called it quits.

A so-called “clean” bill – one without the amnesty prohibition – passed the House of Representatives 257 – 167 yesterday, with all of the no votes coming from Republicans. The bill is expected to pass the Republican-controlled Senate quickly.

Though much of the blame is being focused on House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), it seems the media is conveniently forgetting that new Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) let a presidential attack on constitutional separation-of-powers supersede a Senate debating procedure known as the filibuster. If the roles were reversed it is inconceivable…[more]

March 04, 2015 • 12:49 pm
On Obama’s Amnesty, Senate GOP Shouldn’t Outsource Responsibility to Judges

On Obama’s Amnesty, Senate GOP Shouldn’t Outsource Responsibility to Judges

To buttress their case, GOP Senate leadership is trying to argue that a federal court’s recent ruling against Obama’s amnesty program provides sufficient cover to abandon any more legislative challenges.

 There's Nothing Unpatriotic About Challenging Obama on Iran

There's Nothing Unpatriotic About Challenging Obama on Iran

Secretary of State Kerry sure did offer us a jaw dropper Wednesday: "The prime minister ... was profoundly forward-leaning and outspoken about the importance of invading Iraq under George W. Bush," said the former presidential candidate.

New Index: U.S. Military Strength in Jeopardy

New Index: U.S. Military Strength in Jeopardy

As an initial matter, defending itself against foreign or domestic threat is the most elemental duty of any nation.

Liberty Update

CFIFs latest news, commentary and alerts delivered to your inbox.
Jester's CourtroomLegal tales stranger than stranger than fiction: Ridiculous and sometimes funny lawsuits plaguing our courts.
blank
ObamaCare at the Supreme Court Again

Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional studies at the Cato Institute and Editor-in-Chief of the Cato Supreme Court Review, discusses King v. Burwell, the latest legal challenge to ObamaCare to be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court[more]
The Obama-FCC Internet Power Grab

Timothy Lee, CFIF's Senior Vice President of Legal and Public Affairs, discusses the Federal Communication Commission's unprecedented move to regulate the Internet as a "public utility."[more]
Tax and Spend Mess

Pete Sepp, President of the National Taxpayers Union, discusses the latest tax and spend mess, Obama's budget proposal, and the do's and don'ts of tax reform[more]
How Physicians Can Help Reform Healthcare

Dr. Gerard Gianoli, a Neuro-otologist in Louisiana and Doc Squads member, discusses how it is time for America's doctors to put forward innovative solutions to solve the problems in our healthcare system that have only been made worse by ObamaCare, and how to say goodbye to third-party medical payments[more]
 
Stop the Government's Internet Takeover

CFIF's Renee Giachino discusses the plan by President Obama and the FCC to seize unprecedented regulatory control over the Internet by reclassifying Internet service as a public…[more]
Respect Our Military… or Shut Up

CFIF's Renee Giachino expresses a simple message for some Hollywood liberals vocally reacting to the new film American Sniper: "show some respect or keep your mouths shut…[more]
Get Congress Out of Your Gas Tank

CFIF's Renee Giachino pushes back against calls by both Republicans and Democrats in Congress to use lower prices at the pump as an excuse to raise the federal gas tax...[more]
A 2015 Wish List

With the newly elected Congress now convened, CFIF's Renee Giachino presents a wish list for the New Year...[more]
Governing by Crisis

CFIF's Renee Giachino points to the recently passed "Cromnibus" as the latest example of politicians in Washington governing by crisis and explains that when laws are…[more]
The Obama Monarchy

CFIF's Renee Giachino discusses the Constitutional crisis set up by President Obama's unilateral action on immigration and the lasting damage to the separation of powers…[more]
Question of the Week   
In addition to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, which of the following foreign dignitaries have addressed a Joint Meeting or Session of Congress three times?
More Questions
Quote of the Day   
 
"Barack Obama wants us all to simmer down about Iran. He wants Senator Bob Menendez, a fellow Democrat, and the donors he represents to butt out of the sanctions debate. He wants Republicans to quit crying wolf about Iran's nuclear weapons program. He wants the media to stop hyping terror threats. He wants the American people in the dark about the secret correspondence he's had for years with Iran…[more]
 
 
—Stephen F. Hayes, The Weekly Standard
— Stephen F. Hayes, The Weekly Standard
 
Liberty Poll   

Do you approve or disapprove of the FCC decision to reclassify the Internet and expose it to public utlity-style federal regulations?