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April 11th, 2014 at 1:10 pm
Liberty Update
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Center For Individual Freedom - Liberty Update

This week’s edition of the Liberty Update, CFIF’s weekly e-newsletter, is out. Below is a summary of its contents:

Senik:  The “Equal Pay for Equal Work” Myth
Lee:  From the NAACP to Mozilla: Anonymity and First Amendment Freedom
Ellis:  Obama’s Medicare Politics Show Ryan Is Right on Policy

Video:  Will Labor Unions Take Over College Football?
Podcast:  Actions Speak Louder than Words: Obama’s Threat Against Russia’s Aggression in Ukraine
Jester’s Courtroom:  This Lawsuit Is Gnarly, Dude

Editorial Cartoons:  Latest Cartoons of Michael Ramirez
Quiz:  Question of the Week
Notable Quotes:  Quotes of the Week

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April 11th, 2014 at 7:11 am
Video: Will Labor Unions Take Over College Football?
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CFIF’s Renee Giachino takes aim at the recent National Labor Relations Board ruling allowing college football players at Northwestern University to unionize.

April 8th, 2014 at 4:43 pm
Ramirez Cartoon: Titanic ObamaCare
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Below is one of the latest cartoons from two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Michael Ramirez.

View more of Michael Ramirez’s cartoons on CFIF’s website here.

April 8th, 2014 at 12:44 pm
Why the NCAA Should Defend Against Athlete Unionization
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Timothy Lee, CFIF’s Senior Vice President of Legal and Public Affairs, discusses what is wrong with the NLRB’s regional ruling that scholarship football players are employees and eligible to form a union.

Listen to the interview here.

April 4th, 2014 at 10:28 am
Liberty Update
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Center For Individual Freedom - Liberty Update

This week’s edition of the Liberty Update, CFIF’s weekly e-newsletter, is out. Below is a summary of its contents:

Ellis:  Paul Ryan Is Ready for a Promotion
Lee:  Activist Demands Imprisonment for “Climate-Change Liars”
Senik:  Democrats, The Party of Superstition

Podcast:  Economics Through Lens of Film and Popular Culture
Jester’s Courtroom:  Lawsuit Calls Bluff and Rakes Plaintiff Through Coals

Editorial Cartoons:  Latest Cartoons of Michael Ramirez
Quiz:  Question of the Week
Notable Quotes:  Quotes of the Week

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April 4th, 2014 at 9:27 am
Podcast: The Rise of Green Politics
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In an interview with CFIF, Rupert Darwall, finance and public policy expert, discusses the politics of climate change, how green politics made Europe vulnerable to Putin, and his book, Global Warming: A Short History.

Listen to the interview here.

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April 3rd, 2014 at 3:58 pm
Ramirez Cartoon: April Fools
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Below is one of the latest cartoons from two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Michael Ramirez.

View more of Michael Ramirez’s cartoons on CFIF’s website here.

March 28th, 2014 at 9:43 am
Video: Will IRS Lawlessness End ObamaCare?
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In this week’s Freedom Minute, CFIF’s Renee Giachino explains how a pending lawsuit challenging certain ObamaCare IRS subsidies not explicitly authorized in the Affordable Care Act could doom the entire health care law.

March 28th, 2014 at 8:26 am
Podcast: Putin’s Ukraine Strategy
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In an interview with CFIF, Leon Aron, Resident Scholar and Director of Russian Studies at the American Enterprise Institute, discusses how far Russian President Putin will go in Crimea and other parts of the Ukraine, what will stop him, and the impact, if any, of sanctions imposed by the United States.

Listen to the interview here.

March 25th, 2014 at 11:09 am
Ramirez Cartoon: World Famous Bear Trainer
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Below is one of the latest cartoons from two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Michael Ramirez.

View more of Michael Ramirez’s cartoons on CFIF’s website here.

March 21st, 2014 at 11:02 am
Liberty Update
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Center For Individual Freedom - Liberty Update

This week’s edition of the Liberty Update, CFIF’s weekly e-newsletter, is out. Below is a summary of its contents:

Senik:  Will the 2014 Election Yield a Republican Senate (Part 1)?
Ellis:  Gowdy’s ENFORCE Act: Obama’s Last Chance to Avoid Impeachment?
Lee:  Affirmative Action for Disabilities?  New Federal Regulation Creates Catch-22 for Employers

Podcast:  Obama’s Fiscal Blueprint Looks More Like a Campaign Brochure Than a Budget
Jester’s Courtroom:  Honor Student Drops Suit after being Schooled in Court

Editorial Cartoons:  Latest Cartoons of Michael Ramirez
Quiz:  Question of the Week
Notable Quotes:  Quotes of the Week

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March 20th, 2014 at 8:49 pm
New Food Labels: A $2 Billion Exercise in Irrelevancy
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Troy Senik, CFIF Senior Fellow, former speechwriter for George W. Bush and senior editor of Ricochet, discusses First Lady Michelle Obama’s push for new FDA nutritional labeling guidelines and the lessons learned from California’s regime of high taxes, oppressive regulation and rampant litigation.

Listen to the interview here.

March 17th, 2014 at 1:22 pm
Ramirez Cartoon: ObamaCare
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Below is one of the latest cartoons from two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Michael Ramirez.

View more of Michael Ramirez’s cartoons on CFIF’s website here.

March 14th, 2014 at 11:30 am
Liberty Update
Posted by CFIF Staff Print

Center For Individual Freedom - Liberty Update

This week’s edition of the Liberty Update, CFIF’s weekly e-newsletter, is out. Below is a summary of its contents:

Senik:  The High Price of Michelle Obama’s Food Nannying
Lee:  Free Market Royalty Act Modernizes Outdated Music Regulations and Levels the Radio Playing Field
Ellis:  Union: ObamaCare Will Kill Our Health Plan by 2017

Video:  “A Smidgen of Corruption” at the IRS
Podcast:  ObamaCare from the Eyes of a Canadian Healthcare Refugee
Jester’s Courtroom:  Making Waves

Editorial Cartoons:  Latest Cartoons of Michael Ramirez
Quiz:  Question of the Week
Notable Quotes:  Quotes of the Week

If you are not already signed up to receive CFIF’s Liberty Update by e-mail, sign up here.

March 14th, 2014 at 9:16 am
Podcast: ObamaCare from the Eyes of a Canadian Healthcare Refugee
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Shona Holmes, a leading patients’ rights advocate who fled Canada to seek life-saving medical treatment in the United States, discusses how universal health care does not end suffering, it just redistributes it, and how access to health insurance does not equal access to healthcare.

Listen to the interview here.

March 10th, 2014 at 9:16 am
Ramirez Cartoon: The Obama Budget
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Below is one of the latest cartoons from two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Michael Ramirez.

View more of Michael Ramirez’s cartoons on CFIF’s website here.

March 7th, 2014 at 11:00 am
Liberty Update
Posted by CFIF Staff Print

Center For Individual Freedom - Liberty Update

This week’s edition of the Liberty Update, CFIF’s weekly e-newsletter, is out. Below is a summary of its contents:

Senik:  On Foreign Policy, An Unteachable President
Lee:  Obama’s 2015 Budget Rejects Compromise, Cements Disastrous Legacy
Ellis:  Honest Medicare Reform Impossible So Long as President Refuses to Follow the Law

Podcast:  Understanding the Federal Debt Ceiling
Jester’s Courtroom:  McMental Anguish

Editorial Cartoons:  Latest Cartoons of Michael Ramirez
Quiz:  Question of the Week
Notable Quotes:  Quotes of the Week

If you are not already signed up to receive CFIF’s Liberty Update by e-mail, sign up here.

March 7th, 2014 at 8:39 am
Why It’s Getting Harder to be a Liberal
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In an interview with CFIF, Robert Knight, Senior Fellow at the American Civil Rights Union, discusses the growing list of issues and failures liberals are trying to spin for the Obama Administration, from ObamaCare to foreign policy, and why it’s getting harder every day to be a liberal.

Listen to the interview here.

March 5th, 2014 at 9:08 pm
Ramirez Cartoon: The Red Line Part II
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Below is one of the latest cartoons from two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Michael Ramirez.

View more of Michael Ramirez’s cartoons on CFIF’s website here.

February 28th, 2014 at 10:11 am
Video – Comcast-Time Warner Merger: Antitrust Hysteria
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In this week’s Freedom Minute, CFIF’s Renee Giachino discusses the irrational antitrust hysteria by critics of Comcast’s proposed purchase of Time Warner Cable and explains why their concerns are baseless in fact and reality.