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December 18th, 2014 at 8:25 pm
Video: Governing by Crisis
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In this week’s Freedom Minute, CFIF’s Renee Giachino points to the recently passed “Cromnibus” as the latest example of politicians in Washington governing by crisis and explains that when laws are too big to be read or understood, they’ll always be invitations to corruption and the expansion of government power.   

December 5th, 2014 at 10:21 am
Video: The Obama Monarchy
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In this week’s Freedom MinuteCFIF’s Renee Giachino discusses the Constitutional crisis set up by President Obama’s unilateral action on immigration and the lasting damage to the separation of powers that will result if left unchecked by Congress.

November 21st, 2014 at 10:20 am
Video – Title II: Obama Wants to Regulate the Internet
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In this week’s Freedom Minute, CFIF’s Renee Giachino discusses Barack Obama’s misguided push to have the Federal Communications Commission regulate the Internet like a public utility under telephone and railroad laws drafted in the 1930s – long before the Internet (or computers, for that matter) was even invented.

 

November 11th, 2014 at 9:35 am
Saluting America’s Heroes

This Veterans Day, the Center for Individual Freedom honors the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces.

October 24th, 2014 at 12:24 pm
Video: The Forgotten Amendment
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In this week’s Freedom Minute, CFIF’s Renee Giachino questions what limits exist on the federal government and the importance of state and local sovereignty as envisioned by the Founding Fathers.

October 10th, 2014 at 9:17 am
Video: Preserving Voting Rights
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In this week’s Freedom Minute, CFIF’s Renee Giachino discusses the significance of voter ID requirements, the importance of protecting both the rights and privileges of American voters and making sure every vote counts on Election Day. 

September 26th, 2014 at 10:46 am
Video: Why ObamaCare Still Matters
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In this week’s Freedom Minute, CFIF’s Renee Giachino explains why ObamaCare still matters and why the American people must continue to hold their representatives in Congress accountable on the issue.

September 12th, 2014 at 7:54 am
Video: An Age of Terror
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In this week’s Freedom Minute, CFIF’s Renee Giachino discusses the worldwide threat posed by ISIS, the Obama Administration’s response and the need to act urgently and decisively.   

August 15th, 2014 at 10:28 am
Video: Chaos at the CIA
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In this week’s Freedom Minute, CFIF’s Renee Giachino discusses the current dysfunction at the CIA, Congress’ political showboating and the need for everyone in Washington to get a lot more serious.

August 1st, 2014 at 10:55 am
Video: Abused By The Government? It’s Your Patriotic Duty.
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CFIF’s Renee Giachino discusses the senseless legislative and PR push by the Obama Administration and many Congressional Democrats against U.S. corporations legally working to reduce their tax burden.  Giachino explains that the most effective way forward is to reduce the U.S. corporate tax rate – currently the highest in the developed world – so American companies can better compete in the global economy.

July 18th, 2014 at 9:19 am
Video: The Media Grows a (Baby) Backbone
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CFIF’s Renee Giachino discusses the mainstream media’s treatment of the Obama administration and how important it is that the Fourth Estate begin to hold the administration accountable for its actions and policies.

 

June 13th, 2014 at 1:51 pm
Video: “Suck it Up and Salute”
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From the squalid conditions in the VA to Obama skipping the traditional Memorial Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery to go on vacation, CFIF’s Renee Giachino laments the lack of respect afforded the U.S. military by this administration.

May 26th, 2014 at 10:08 am
Video: The Respect Our Veterans Deserve
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CFIF’s Renee Giachino discusses the national scandal engulfing the Veterans Administration (“VA”), the systemic dysfunction that plagues the VA, and the need for meaningful and comprehensive reform of a system that has failed to adequately serve our veterans and their families with the respect and service they deserve.

May 2nd, 2014 at 12:31 pm
Video: The Special Interests President
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In this week’s Freedom Minute, CFIF’’ Renee Giachino discusses the special interest-driven politics that is to blame for the ongoing delays preventing construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline.

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.

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.

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.

February 14th, 2014 at 1:12 pm
Video: Dumbing Democracy Down
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In this week’s Freedom Minute, CFIF’s Renee Giachino discusses the disturbing level of civic illiteracy in the United States and offers some advice on what all of us can do to help spread the word about the basic principles of American government and why it makes our country so special.

February 3rd, 2014 at 12:47 pm
Video: The Inequality Illusion
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CFIF’s Renee Giachino explains how President Obama’s push for higher taxes, bigger government and expanded welfare programs is the wrong approach to help the greatest number of people climb the economic ladder.

January 17th, 2014 at 8:57 am
Video: The Single-Payer Lie
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In this week’s Freedom Minute, CFIF’s Renee Giachino explains that ObamaCare is failing not because its authors are  leftist geniuses who concocted some deliberate scheme to impose a national single-payer healthcare system, but because it fails to recognize the basic truths of American government.