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California’s Drought Is a Failure of Water Storage to Keep Up with Population Growth

If you’re going to encourage massive immigration, you better build the infrastructure to sustain it.

That’s just one of the many insightful points in a new article by Victor Davis Hanson, a fellow at the Hoover Institution and a Central Valley farmer.

“A record one in four current Californians was not born in the United States, according to the nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of California,” writes Hanson. “Whatever one’s view on immigration, it is ironic to encourage millions of newcomers to settle in the state without first making commensurately liberal investments for them in water supplies and infrastructure.”

Over the last forty years, California’s environmentalists – aided and abetted by once and current Governor Jerry Brown – have systematically opposed…[more]

April 30, 2015 • 07:39 pm
About Those Smoking Guns

About Those Smoking Guns

When it comes to the Clintons, the standard is not 'Are we looking at behavior that is so malodorous, so clearly lacking in integrity, that voters should be invited to consider it when casting their ballots?' but rather 'Can you show us the 'smoking gun?'"

 Two-Thirds of ObamaCare Subsidy Recipients Had To Pay Back the IRS

Two-Thirds of ObamaCare Subsidy Recipients Had To Pay Back the IRS

All of these real world data points undermine the liberal claim that ObamaCare subsidies are sacrosanct, and that people will be worse off if the U.S. Supreme Court prohibits the IRS from making them available beyond what the law allows.

 New Pew Poll Shows Record 2nd Amendment Support, While Baltimore Citizens Take Up Arms

New Pew Poll Shows Record 2nd Amendment Support, While Baltimore Citizens Take Up Arms

A new survey from the left-leaning Pew organization shows that support for the individual right to keep and bear arms stands at a new high.

 Debunking Obama's Bilious Baltimore Babble

Debunking Obama's Bilious Baltimore Babble

Apparently, the richly funded 'social innovators' haven't reached the looter-prone neighborhoods of Baltimore yet.

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Trade Promotion Authority: Jumpstarting a Long-Stalled Trade Agenda

Peter Roff, contributing editor at U.S. News & World Report and a senior fellow at Frontiers for Freedom, discusses why Trade Promotion Authority is a necessary step to get Congress moving on a long-stalled trade agenda, what precedent exists for this authority, and why it should not be considered executive[more]
Criminalization of Political Speech

David Keating, President of the Center for Competitive Politics, discusses O'Keefe v Chisholm, a lawsuit that charges prosecutors in Wisconsin with a multi-year campaign to silence and intimidate conservative groups whose political speech they don't like, the status of campaign finance law five years[more]
The Fraud Behind Some of America's Mass Tort Cases

Tiger Joyce, President of the American Tort Reform Association, discusses recent events that raise serious questions about personal-injury law firms' aggressive recruitment in mass tort cases, defending against fraudulent claims, and the economic and non-economic costs of meritless litigation[more]
Why the Fight Should Continue Against Net Neutrality

Timothy Lee, CFIF's Senior Vice President of Legal and Public Affairs, discusses why the fight to overturn the FCC's new rules on net neutrality should continue, who has filed suit and who else should, and why this isn't just an issue for the telecommunications industry[more]
 
A Great Deal... for Iran

CFIF's Renee Giachino discusses how the recently announced nuclear "deal" with Iran is dangerous and a complete failure, including by President Obama's own stated…[more]
Sorry, Hillary: We're Not Convinced

CFIF's Renee Giachino discusses Hillary Clinton's response to the scandal involving her email during her time as Secretary of State...[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]
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Which one of the following is not observed on May 1st in the United States?
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"Obama has piled as many new obligations on employers as possible. He has pursued new healthcare mandates, environmental regulations and labor policies that keep big union bosses as fat and happy as they can be in the sunset years of the labor movement. But none of these policies ever held forth the promise of causing a burst of job creation. Not only has national job creation been slow -- relying…[more]
 
 
—The Editors, The Washington Examiner
— The Editors, The Washington Examiner
 
Liberty Poll   

With regard to U.S. foreign policy and national security, which one of the following likely Republican candidates for the 2016 presidential nomination has positions most closely resembling your own?