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Below is one of the latest cartoons from two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Michael Ramirez.

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December 14, 2017 • 10:37 am

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Political Journalists Have Themselves to Blame for Sinking Credibility
By David Harsanyi
Friday, December 15 2017
"Our record as journalists in covering this Trump story and the Russian story is pretty good," legendary reporter Carl Bernstein recently claimed. Pretty good? If there's a major news story over the past 70 years that the American media has botched more often because of bias and wishful thinking, I'd love to hear about it. Four big scoops recently run by major news organizations — written by top reporters and, presumably, churned through layers of scrupulous editing — turned out to be completely wrong. Reuters, Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal and others reported that special…
 
Obama Desperately Seeks Credit for Trump Economic Acceleration
"Thanks, Obama!"  That was Barack Obama, speaking at a conference of mayors in Chicago…
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Still Dawdling Over Deadly Diversity Visas
Capitol Hill's national security priorities are screwier than a Six Flags roller coaster. Instead of…
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Former Top Spy Rethinks Attacks on New President
"Mr. Trump continues to exhibit paranoia about American intelligence agencies," wrote the NeverTrump…
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How Democrats Corrupt English to Create Hysteria
Whenever passable Republican legislation materializes—a rarity these days—Democrats quickly…
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Concealed Carry Reciprocity Bill: 2nd Amendment Rights Don't End at State Lines
In drafting the Constitution, our Founding Fathers faced a difficult dilemma.  On one hand, the…
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Remarks of Chairman Ajit Pai on Restoring Internet Freedom, ANNOTATED
On November 28, 2017, Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") Chairman Ajit Pai delivered…
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Road Map for Tax Reform
House and Senate Republicans are racing to hammer out a tax cut agreement that blends the House bill…
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Pyongyang on the Prairie, Part I
A criminal justice system that operates in the dark is arbitrary, unjust and criminal. In Oklahoma this…
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Newspapers Shouldn't Act Like Super PACs
Journalists will often complain that readers don't properly understand the distinction between editorialists…
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Lois Lerner Demands Privacy Protections the IRS Denies Everyday Americans
File this under "Greatest Ironies in American Political History."  Disgraced former Internal…
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Question of the Week   
The Antiquities Act, which authorizes the establishment of National Monuments, specifies which one of the following?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"It's this close: Republicans in the House and Senate have struck a $1.5 trillion tax-cut deal that could put the economy on a fast track for years.All they need is to put the final touches on the bill and pass it in both chambers. President Trump could sign it by Christmas.That would be a major win -- not just for Trump and the GOP, but for America. ...This is no time for spoilers. Americans need…[more]
 
 
—New York Post Editorial Board
— New York Post Editorial Board
 
Liberty Poll   

Based on your understanding of the current Republican tax reform bill, do you believe that you will be better off or worse off if it is passed?