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January 30, 2015 • 11:43 am
CBO: ObamaCare Increases Deficit by $1.35 Trillion

CBO: ObamaCare Increases Deficit by $1.35 Trillion

After barely more than a year in operation, ObamaCare is now projected to require more than a trillion dollars in deficit spending over the next decade, according to the new CBO report.

The Obama Record: U.S. Stagnates in Annual Index of Global Economic Freedom

The Obama Record: U.S. Stagnates in Annual Index of Global Economic Freedom

As an amber sun descends on the Obama Administration and its shadow grows long, his emerging legacy becomes increasingly clear.

CFIF Launches CFIF Tweet Post: New Website Feature

CFIF Launches CFIF Tweet Post: New Website Feature

For conservatives and libertarians who want their news and commentary fast (really fast), comprehensive and unfiltered, the Center for Individual Freedom (CFIF) has launched a timely new feature: CFIF Tweet Post.

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SCOTUS, Congress and the Fate of ObamaCare

Sally Pipes, President, CEO and Taube Fellow in Health Care Studies at the Pacific Research Institute, discusses the upcoming oral arguments in the latest ObamaCare case before the U.S. Supreme Court and how the new Congress can shed its do-nothing moniker with respect to ObamaCare[more]
Pope Francis and "Soft Diplomacy"

Ambassador Francis Rooney, former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See, discusses Pope Francis' comments on Islam, visit to Turkey and Cuba/U.S. relations[more]
No New Gas Taxes Needed!

Marita Noon, Executive Director for Energy Makes America Great and Citizens' Alliance for Responsible Energy, discusses how Congress can fund our nation's highways without raising taxes on consumers[more]
Free Community College: Who Pays for It?

Patrick Hedger, Policy Director at American Encore, discusses how President Obama's community college plan is just another unworkable scheme, how ObamaCare will affect your tax returns, and more[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]
Title II: Obama Wants to Regulate the Internet

CFIF's Renee Giachino discusses Barack Obama's misguided push to have the Federal Communications Commission regulate the Internet like a public utility under telephone and…[more]
Saluting America's Heroes

This Veterans Day, the Center for Individual Freedom honors the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces...[more]
Question of the Week   
Which one of the following U.S. states has the highest gasoline tax as of January 2015?
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"While the prospects for tax reform in Washington are dim, as many as 20 Republican governors are moving forward with their own pro-growth tax-relief initiatives. This is on top of the 14 states, including Florida, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin, whose 2014 tax cuts will take effect this year. ...Texas is the model for many Republican governors. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, from December…[more]
 
 
—Stephen Moore, Heritage Foundation Chief Economist, Writing in The Wall Street Journal
— Stephen Moore, Heritage Foundation Chief Economist, Writing in The Wall Street Journal
 
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Should U.S. Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch be confirmed by the U.S. Senate?