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August 28th, 2015 at 9:42 am
Video: The Environmental Destruction Agency
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In this installment of the Freedom Minute, CFIF’s Renee Giachino discusses the massive toxic spill caused by the EPA in a Colorado river, the agency’s response to the disaster and the double standard by which business and the feds are held to account.

August 20th, 2015 at 10:20 am
Greetings From Puerto Rico… the Welfare State
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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 11th, 2015 at 8:54 am
Ramirez Cartoon: Obama’s Clean Energy Plan
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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 10th, 2015 at 3:13 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: Tim Wyrosdick, Superintendent of Schools, Santa Rosa County: A New School Year;

4:30 CDT/5:30 pm EDT: Mario Lopez, President of the Hispanic Leadership Fund: Dangerous New Climate Regulations;

5:00 CDT/6:00 pm EDT: Ryan Lovelace, Campaign Reporter for The Washington Examiner: Takeaways from the 2016 Presidential Debate and RedState Gathering; and

5:30 CDT/6:30 pm EDT: Troy Senik, CFIF’s Senior Fellow, Editor-in-Chief at Ricochet and Former Speechwriter for President George W. Bush: America Divided, Iran and Other Current Events.

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

August 7th, 2015 at 10:44 am
Conservative Heroes
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In an interview with CFIF, Garland S. Tucker III, author and historian, discusses his latest book, “Conservative Heroes: Fourteen Leaders Who Shaped America, From Jefferson to Reagan.”

Listen to the interview here.

August 2nd, 2015 at 11:33 am
Ramirez Cartoon: The Obama Recovery
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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.

July 31st, 2015 at 8:02 am
Ramirez Cartoon: Hillary’s E-mail Problems
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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.

July 31st, 2015 at 6:06 am
Just Say No: The Iran Nuclear Deal
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In an interview with CFIF, Tzvi Kahn, Senior Policy Analyst for the Foreign Policy Initiative, discusses the Iran nuclear deal and its implications for U.S. foreign policy and the Middle East.

Listen to the interview here.

July 27th, 2015 at 4:50 pm
Video: Puerto Rico Today, America Tomorrow?
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In this latest installment of the Freedom Minute, CFIF’s Renee Giachino discusses Puerto Rico’s debt crisis, explains why a Chapter 9 bailout is a bad idea, and warns that Puerto Rico should serve as a wake-up call for the entire nation to get its fiscal house in order.

July 24th, 2015 at 8:48 am
Announcing the 2015 Wacky Warning Label Winners
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In an interview with CFIF, Bob Dorigo Jones, Senior Fellow for the Center for America, discusses lawsuit abuse, the need for tort reform and the finalists in the 18th Annual Wacky Warning Labels Contest, the winners of which will be announced today on John Stossel’s show on FOX Business News.

Listen to the interview here.

July 21st, 2015 at 4:44 pm
Ramirez Cartoon: The Iran Compromise
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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.

July 18th, 2015 at 4:46 pm
The Government’s Seizure of Fannie and Freddie’s Net Profits
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Logan Beirne, Lecturer in Law and Fellow at Yale Law Schools, discusses the Treasury Department’s seizure of Fannie Mae’s and Freddie Mac’s net profits and why the “Net Worth Sweep” violates the rule of law.

 Listen to the interview here.

July 15th, 2015 at 7:54 am
Ramirez Cartoon: Famous Last Words
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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.

July 13th, 2015 at 2:20 pm
Podcast: Pope Francis and the “Science” of Climate Change
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Ambassador Francis Rooney, former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See, discusses Pope Francis’ latest encyclical, why the Pope should not get involved in divisive and contested political issues like climate policy, and why the climate change debate should not be couched as rich countries versus poor countries.

Listen to the interview here.

June 24th, 2015 at 11:01 am
Ramirez Cartoon: Dealing With Iran
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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.

June 22nd, 2015 at 3:05 pm
Healthcare Scares: ObamaCare, Government Regulations, and Bioterrorism
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In an interview with CFIF, Robert King, Healthcare Correspondent for the Washington Examiner, discusses King v. Burwell, ObamaCare’s impact on small businesses, prescription drugs and government intervention, and whether America is ready for a bioterror attack.

Listen to the interview here.

June 22nd, 2015 at 7:56 am
Video: The Wisdom of Justice Obama
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CFIF’s Renee Giachino discusses how President Obama’s rhetoric regarding ObamaCare and the challenge currently before the Supreme Court to the law’s subsidies is both unseemly and not presidential.

June 17th, 2015 at 9:19 am
Ramirez Cartoon: ISIS Policy
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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.

June 12th, 2015 at 12:55 pm
Podcast: How Pointless Regulations Hurt Patients
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Thomas P. Stossel, M.D., American Enterprise Institute Scholar, discusses his book Pharmaphobia: How the Conflict of Interest Myth Undermines American Medical Innovation, how heavy regulation makes medical innovation difficult and expensive, and how bureaucrats, reporters, politicians, and predatory lawyers have built careers attacking the medical products industry.

Listen to the interview here.

June 12th, 2015 at 10:30 am
Liberty Update
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