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May 29th, 2015 at 8:47 am
Is Global Warming Really the World’s Biggest Threat?
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Timothy Lee, CFIF’s Senior Vice President of Legal and Public Affairs, discusses why global warming is not the world’s greatest threat, why Vice President Joe Biden was wrong on his 2010 prediction about Iraq proving to be one of the greatest achievements of the Obama administration, and why former President George W. Bush is not to blame for ISIS.

Listen to the interview here.

May 24th, 2015 at 6:49 pm
Ramirez Cartoon: Never Forget the Price of Freedom
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Below is one of the latest cartoons from two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Michael Ramirez.

May 22nd, 2015 at 12:23 pm
Clock Ticking Down on SCOTUS’ Decision On ObamaCare Subsidies
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Ashton Ellis, CFIF Contributing Editor, discusses what Congress should do if the Supreme Court strikes down ObamaCare subsidies for health insurance purchased on exchanges set up by the federal government, why some Americans had to pay back the IRS for ObamaCare subsidies, and the negative implications of ObamaCare across the nation.

Listen to the interview here.

May 21st, 2015 at 11:40 am
Ramirez Cartoon: Mission Accomplished Redux
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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.

May 15th, 2015 at 10:59 am
Video: Congress’ ObamaCare Fraud
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In this week’s Freedom Minute, CFIF’s Renee Giachino demands accountability for the apparent fraud that took place enabling Members of Congress and their staff to circumvent clear rules under ObamaCare in order to keep their taxpayer-subsidized health insurance. 

May 11th, 2015 at 2:25 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: Troy Senik, CFIF Fellow and Editor-in-Chief at Ricochet: Presidential Campaign 2016 Field Grows More Crowded;

4:30 CDT/5:30 pm EDT: Ashton Ellis, CFIF Contributing Editor, Author, and Adjunct Professor at Pepperdine University School of Public Policy: Latest on ObamaCare Subsidies;

5:00 CST/6:00 pm EDT: Dr. Tom Stossel, Visiting Scholar at American Enterprise Institute: Medical Innovation and “Pharmaphobia: How the Conflict of Interest Myth Undermines American Medical Innovation”; and  

5:30 CDT/6:30 pm EDT: Tzvi Kahn, Senior Policy Analyst for the Foreign Policy Initiative: Iran, nuclear weapons and terrorism on America’s shores.

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

May 8th, 2015 at 10:28 am
Why Congress Should Allow the Export-Import Bank to Expire
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In an interview with CFIF, Mac Zimmerman, Director of Policy at Americans for Prosperity, discusses why Congress must allow the Export-Import Bank to expire and how the bank unfairly hurts domestic companies and risks billions of taxpayer dollars.

Listen to the interview here.

May 4th, 2015 at 3:11 pm
Ramirez Cartoon: In Hillary We Trust
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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 28th, 2015 at 9:42 am
Ramirez Cartoon: The Cheshire Candidate
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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 23rd, 2015 at 11:18 am
Why the Fight Must Continue Against the FCC’s “Net Neutrality” Order
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Timothy Lee, CFIF’s Senior Vice President of Legal and Public Affairs, discusses why the fight to overturn the FCC’s so-called ”Net Neutrality” Order should continue, litigation surrounding he Order, and why this isn’t just an issue for the telecommunications industry.

Listen to the interview here.

April 22nd, 2015 at 11:20 am
Conservatives Urge Passage of Trade Promotion Authority
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The Center for Individual Freedom yesterday joined a coalition of 20 free market, taxpayer advocacy, and limited government grassroots and public policy organizations on a letter urging Congress to pass Trade Promotion Authority (TPA).

TPA is a necessary step to get Congress moving on a long-stalled trade agenda,” the letter reads. ”Without it, there is little hope that this Congress will make any progress on advancing free trade, a conservative public policy goal which all our organizations support.”

Read the full letter here.

March 27th, 2015 at 11:48 am
Podcast: Constitutional Jurisprudence and the Presidency
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In an interview with CFIF, Professor John Eastman, the Henry Salvatori Professor of Law & Community Service at Chapman University and Founding Director of the Constitutional Jurisprudence Clinic, discusses whether Ted Cruz can serve as president if he was born in Canada and the Texas immigration case challenging President Obama’s Executive Fiat.

Listen to the interview here.

March 27th, 2015 at 10:29 am
Liberty Update
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March 25th, 2015 at 3:30 pm
Ramirez Cartoon: White House Response to ISIS
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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 19th, 2015 at 9:10 am
From Medicaid Expansion to Prison Reform: Big Issues in the States
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In an interview with CFIF, Ryan Wiggins, Owner and Chief Strategist for Full Contact Strategies, LLC, discusses the role of a political media consultant in the legislative process and the big issues facing Florida and other state legislatures, including Medicaid expansion, mental health, prison reform and medical marijuana.

Listen to the interview here.

March 18th, 2015 at 5:03 pm
Video: Sorry, Hillary: We’re Not Convinced
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In this week’s Freedom Minute, CFIF’s Renee Giachino discusses Hillary Clinton’s response to the scandal involving her email during her time as Secretary of State.

March 13th, 2015 at 11:31 am
Liberty Update
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March 13th, 2015 at 8:42 am
Third Time’s a Charm to Strike Legal Blow to ObamaCare?
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In an interview with CFIF, Sally Pipes, President, CEO and Taube Fellow in Health Care Studies at the Pacific Research Institute, discusses oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court in the King v. Burwell case, the damaging effects of ObamaCare, and what state lawmakers and members of Congress should be doing now to prepare for a potential ruling that derails the Affordable Care Act.

Listen to the interview here.

March 10th, 2015 at 10:33 am
Ramirez Cartoon: Little League
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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 6th, 2015 at 11:02 am
Liberty Update
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