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Blame Obama, Not Bush, for Today's Bloodbath in Iraq
By Timothy H. Lee
Thursday, August 14 2014
The Obama Doctrine in Iraq has proven undeniably disastrous, threatening to permanently snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.  After inheriting a stabilizing Iraq in the aftermath of a Bush Administration troop surge (which Obama claimed in 2007 couldn't succeed), Obama's decisions have resulted in today's ghoulish genocide and deepening chaos.  Per habit, therefore, he now reverts to scapegoating others and pleading that he's little more than a helpless bystander to inconvenient world events.  This from a man who in 2011 practically claimed to have fired the shot that felled…
 
Senator Cruz: Secure the Border, End the Amnesty, and Celebrate Legal Immigration
This op-ed originally appeared in The Texas Tribune on August 13, 2014. We should welcome a debate…
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What Would a Real “Change Election” Look Like?
By all accounts, November’s midterm elections look likely to deal a decisive rebuke to the Obama…
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Obama’s Own Watchdogs Say Administration Violates the Law
“This is the most transparent administration in history.” – President Barack Obama…
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If Bush's $4 Trillion Debt Was "Unpatriotic," What Is Obama's $7 Trillion?
"That's irresponsible.  It's unpatriotic!"  So said Barack Obama on July 3, 2008…
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Senator Sessions: Every Citizen Must Demand To Know Where Their Senator Stands On President's Planned Executive Amnesty
U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL), a senior member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and Ranking Member…
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ObamaCare Sparks Fight Among California's Central Planners
Federalism and the free market don't always go together, especially not in a Nanny-state like California.…
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Obama Administration Questions Others' Patriotism While Obstructing Bipartisan Corporate Tax Reform
It may come as a surprise to many, but the United States imposes the developed world's highest corporate…
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CFIF State Sovereignty Project
DATE OF LAST UPDATE:  December 4, 2014 Welcome to the Center for Individual Freedom's State…
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Obama’s Last Two Years: The Worst Yet?
A political operative friend of mine recently posed a question that’s arresting in its implications:…
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Senator McConnell: Protecting Free Speech Means Standing Up For It No Matter What
This article originally appeared in the Washington Examiner on July 24, 2014. One of the glories of…
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Question of the Week   
Which one of the following U.S. states has the highest gasoline tax as of January 2015?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"While the prospects for tax reform in Washington are dim, as many as 20 Republican governors are moving forward with their own pro-growth tax-relief initiatives. This is on top of the 14 states, including Florida, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin, whose 2014 tax cuts will take effect this year. ...Texas is the model for many Republican governors. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, from December…[more]
 
 
—Stephen Moore, Heritage Foundation Chief Economist, Writing in The Wall Street Journal
— Stephen Moore, Heritage Foundation Chief Economist, Writing in The Wall Street Journal
 
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Should U.S. Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch be confirmed by the U.S. Senate?