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December 5th, 2016 at 11:06 am
The Recount
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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.

November 29th, 2016 at 9:16 am
How ObamaCare is Severely Harming Americans Nationwide
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In an interview with CFIF, Jim Martin, Chairman of 60 Plus Association, discusses skyrocketing healthcare premiums, ObamaCare’s march toward full government control over our healthcare system, and the issue of physician and nursing shortages.

Listen to the interview here.

November 28th, 2016 at 3:35 pm
This Week’s “Your Turn” Radio Show Lineup
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Join CFIF Corporate Counsel and Senior Vice President Renee Giachino today from 4:00 p.m. CDT to 6:00 p.m. CDT (that’s 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. EDT) on Northwest Florida’s 1330 AM WEBY, as she hosts her radio show, “Your Turn: Meeting Nonsense with Commonsense.”   Today’s guest lineup includes:

4:00 CDT/5:00 pm EDT: Andrew Grossman, Partner at Baker & Hostetler: Clean Air Power Plan and Executive Order;

4:15 CDT/5:15 pm EDT: Phil Kerpen, President of American Commitment: President Obama’s Controversial Global Warming Treaty;

4:30 CDT/5:30 pm EDT: Rich Noyes, Research Director at the Media Research Center: Liberal Media’s Infatuation with Fidel Castro;

4:45 CDT/5:45 pm EDT: Dr. Eliot Cohen, Robert E. Osgood Professor at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies, author, and former counselor of the Department of State: President-elect Trump and America’s Military Force;

5:00 CDT/6:00 pm EDT: David Bozell, President of ForAmerica: The Controversy Surrounding President-elect Trump’s Pick for Secretary of State; and

5:30 CDT/6:30 pm EDT: Wei Ueberschaeur, President of Gulf Breeze Will Do: Philanthropy in Your Community.

Listen live on the Internet here. Call in to share your comments or ask questions of today’s guests at (850) 623-1330.

November 16th, 2016 at 10:02 am
Ramirez Cartoon: Obama Legacy
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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.

November 4th, 2016 at 10:07 am
Ramirez Cartoon: Dakota Access Pipeline
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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.

October 31st, 2016 at 11:35 am
ObamaCare’s October Surprise
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In an interview with CFIF, Sally Pipes, President and CEO of the Pacific Research Institute, discusses the latest bad news regarding ObamaCare premiums and options, what the presidential candidates propose we do about ObamaCare, and Representative Warren Davidson’s (R-OH) “Lead by Example Act,” which proposes lawmakers sign up for medical care exclusively through the VA.

Listen to the interview here.

October 31st, 2016 at 11:01 am
Ramirez Cartoon: These Scare the Heck Out of Me
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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.

October 25th, 2016 at 4:50 pm
CFIF Statement on Lawsuit Challenging Nashville’s ‘One Touch Make Ready’ Ordinance
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Today, Comcast filed a federal lawsuit against Nashville’s “One Touch Make Ready” ordinance.  In response, Center for Individual Freedom (“CFIF”) President Jeffrey Mazzella released the following statement:
We strongly support this litigation and Comcast’s right to protect its property, its reputation and the continuity of service its customers expect against destructive government intervention. There is no doubt that the One Touch Make Ready ordinance passed by Metro Council runs afoul of established law and violates the most basic principles of fairness.  A judicial decision that blocks this ordinance cannot come soon enough.
CFIF has been a vocal opponent of so-called One Touch Make Ready laws, including the one passed last month by Nashville’s Metro Council.  For more information on CFIF’s opposition to the Nashville ordinance, read,  “Metro Council must reject Google Fiber ordinance,” which was published in The Tennessean on September 4, 2016.

October 24th, 2016 at 3:37 pm
This Week’s “Your Turn” Radio Show Lineup
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Join CFIF Corporate Counsel and Senior Vice President Renee Giachino today from 4:00 p.m. CDT to 6:00 p.m. CDT (that’s 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. EDT) on Northwest Florida’s 1330 AM WEBY, as she hosts her radio show, “Your Turn: Meeting Nonsense with Commonsense.” Today’s guest lineup includes:

4:00 CDT/5:00 pm EDT: Brandon Wright, Editorial Director at the Thomas B. Fordham Institute: Florida’s School Accountability System;

4:15 CDT/5:15 pm EDT: Pete Sepp, President of National Taxpayers Union: “Rates Congress”;

4:30 CDT/5:30 pm EDT: Andrew Och, Award Winning TV Producer and Author of “Unusual for Their Time: On the Road with America’s First Ladies”: Weighing the Strengths and Weaknesses of the First Gentleman or First Lady: Bill vs. Melania;

5:00 CDT/6:00 pm EDT: Fred Campbell, Director of Tech Knowledge, Senior Policy Advisory with Wireless 20/20 and Adjunct Professor: FCC’s Sex Scandal; and

5:30 CDT/6:30 pm EDT: Sally C. Pipes, President and CEO of Pacific Research Institute: VA as a Model Single Payor System and Who Has the Best Healthcare Plan for America?

Listen live on the Internet here. Call in to share your comments or ask questions of today’s guests at (850) 623-1330.

October 21st, 2016 at 10:20 am
Podcast: Prosecutorial and Government Abuses
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Timothy Lee, CFIF’s Senior Vice President of Legal and Public Affairs, discusses recent attacks by liberal opponents of free speech and CFIF’s victory in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.

Listen to the interview here.

October 21st, 2016 at 8:17 am
Ramirez Cartoon: Squid Pro Quo
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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.

October 14th, 2016 at 6:49 am
Podcast: The Role of Debate Moderators
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In an interview with CFIF, Karlyn Bowman, Senior Fellow and Research Coordinator at the American Enterprise Institute, discusses the 2016 election in terms of public opinion, the role of debate moderators and the impact of politics on friendships.

Listen to the interview here.

October 10th, 2016 at 5:50 pm
This Week’s “Your Turn” Radio Show Lineup
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Join CFIF Corporate Counsel and Senior Vice President Renee Giachino today from 4:00 p.m. CDT to 6:00 p.m. CDT (that’s 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. EDT) on Northwest Florida’s 1330 AM WEBY, as she hosts her radio show, “Your Turn: Meeting Nonsense with Commonsense.” Today’s guest lineup includes:

4:00 CDT/5:00 pm EDT: Glenn Lammi, Chief Counsel, Legal Studies Division for Washington Legal Foundation: Eating Away Our Freedoms;

4:30 CDT/5:30 pm EDT: David Bozell, President of ForAmerica: Social Media and Public Policy Debates;

5:00 CDT/6:00 pm EDT: Carrie Severino, Chief Counsel and Policy Director of the Judicial Crisis Network: SCOTUS October 2016 Term;

5:30 CDT/6:30 pm EDT: Karlyn Bowman, Senior Fellow and Research Coordinator: 2016 Election, Friendships, Politics and Polls; and

5:45 CDT/6:45pm EDT: Timothy Lee, CFIF’s Senior Vice President of Legal and Public Affairs: Free Speech on Trial.

Listen live on the Internet here.   Call in to share your comments or ask questions of today’s guests at (850) 623-1330

October 7th, 2016 at 8:54 am
Ramirez Cartoon: The VP Debate
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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.

September 27th, 2016 at 1:11 pm
High Risk: The Debate Over the Price of Specialty Drugs and Zika Virus
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In an interview with CFIF, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, discusses the history and regulations surrounding drug prices, who should finance important medical advancements, and the continuing Zika threat.

Listen to the interview here.

September 15th, 2016 at 10:05 pm
New York’s “Clean Energy” Bailout Scheme
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In an interview with CFIF, Ken Girardin, Communications and Marketing Manager at the Empire Center for Public Policy, discusses New York Governor Cuomo’s so-called Clean Energy Standard, how it will force electricity ratepayers to subsidize money-losing nuclear plants and costly windmills, solar panel farms, and why taxpayers outside of New York should be concerned as well.

Listen to the interview here.

September 6th, 2016 at 12:05 pm
Ramirez Cartoon: ObamaCare Life Support
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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.

August 27th, 2016 at 9:44 am
SCOTUS: A Look Back and Ahead
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In an interview with CFIF, Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies at the Cato Institute and Editor-in-Chief of the Cato Supreme Court Review, discusses some of the seminal cases from the October 2015 Term, how the October 2016 Term is shaping up, Justice Ginsburg’s mea culpa and Judge Merrick Garland’s nomination.

Listen to the interview here.

August 23rd, 2016 at 9:53 am
Ramirez Cartoon: Disaster
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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.

August 22nd, 2016 at 3:05 pm
This Week’s “Your Turn” Radio Show Lineup
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Join CFIF Corporate Counsel and Senior Vice President Renee Giachino today from 4:00 p.m. CDT to 6:00 p.m. CDT (that’s 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. EDT) on Northwest Florida’s 1330 AM WEBY, as she hosts her radio show, “Your Turn: Meeting Nonsense with Commonsense.” Today’s guest lineup includes:

4:00 CDT/5:00 pm EDT: Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies at the Cato Institute: SCOTUS October 2015 and 2016 Terms;

4:30 CDT/5:30 pm EDT: Demian Brady, Director of Research at the National Taxpayers Union: An Analysis of the Candidates’ Spending Related Policy Proposals;

5:00 CDT/6:00 pm EDT: Lawrence W. Schonbrun, Nationally-Acclaimed Class Action Legal Reformer: California Supreme Court’s Decision on Attorney’s Fees in Class Action Case;

5:15 CDT/6:15 pm EDT: Steve Milloy, Energy and Environment Legal Institute Senior Legal Fellow: Illegality of EPA Human Experiments; and

5:30 CDT/6:30 pm EDT: Sally Pipes, President and CEO of the Pacific Research Institute: Aetna’s ObamaCare Pullout.

Listen live on the Internet here.   Call in to share your comments or ask questions of today’s guests at (850) 623-1330.