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Below is one of the latest cartoons from two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Michael Ramirez.

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July 23, 2014 • 10:52 am

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Affirmative Action for Disabilities? New Federal Regulation Creates Catch-22 for Employers
By Timothy H. Lee
Thursday, March 20 2014
Here’s a new bureaucratic dilemma worthy of “Catch-22.”  Tragically, it captures perfectly the way in which over-regulation and Obama Administration policy impede employment growth.  On one hand, federal law generally prohibits employers from asking employees or job applicants if they are disabled.  This is what an employer visiting the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s current homepage will read:  “The law places strict limits on employers when it comes to asking job applicants to answer medical questions, take a medical exam, or…
 
Will the 2014 Election Yield a Republican Senate (Part 1)?
President Obama and Democrats in Washington are in trouble. With the economy still listless, America…
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Gowdy’s ENFORCE Act: Obama’s Last Chance to Avoid Impeachment?
A new proposal by Trey Gowdy seems tailor-made to save Barack Obama from impeachment. But so far the…
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Free Market Royalty Act Modernizes Outdated Music Regulations and Levels the Radio Playing Field
Under current law, songwriters, music producers and others receive royalty payments when their songs…
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The High Price of Michelle Obama’s Food Nannying
Stumping for her husband on the campaign trail in 2008, Michelle Obama told a crowd in Puerto Rico, “Barack…
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Union: ObamaCare Will Kill Our Health Plan by 2017
With Democrats trying to pivot to income inequality before the 2014 midterms, a new labor union report…
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On Foreign Policy, An Unteachable President
Back during the 2008 presidential election, Hillary Clinton and John McCain were both prone to criticizing…
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Obama’s 2015 Budget Rejects Compromise, Cements Disastrous Legacy
While his foreign policy disasters accumulate, Barack Obama should be eager to seek domestic compromise…
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Honest Medicare Reform Impossible So Long as President Refuses to Follow the Law
For all the heated political rhetoric and hard-hitting campaign ads, there is a little-discussed reality…
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Obama’s War on Medicare
If the Obama administration is trying to kill half of Medicare, why aren’t liberals angry? No…
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Congressman Camp Proposes Tax Reform to Simplify Code, Lower Rates and Promote Growth
Cyclical recessions and recoveries come and go.  That’s the nature of a market economy. …
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Question of the Week   
Mandatory vaccination laws were first enacted in the U.S. to prevent the spread of which one of the following communicable diseases?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"The breadth of problems at the VA has proven continually surprising, even as the torrent of unrelated bad news knocks new revelations about VA corruption off the front pages. The Office of Special Counsel investigating the VA is looking into 67 whistleblower complaints -- 25 of which have been initiated since June 1. ...  There’s no question that the extent and urgency of the problems at the…[more]
 
 
—Mark Hemingway, The Weekly Standard
— Mark Hemingway, The Weekly Standard
 
Liberty Poll   

Should Congress grant President Obama’s emergency request to provide almost $4 billion for the illegal immigration crisis that is spiraling out of control?