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Ramirez Cartoon: The Obama Administration

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.…[more]

October 20, 2014 • 11:52 am

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Obama’s Deferred Action and Human Trafficking Law Are a Toxic Mix
By Ashton Ellis
Monday, July 14 2014
Facing blame for tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors flooding across the border, the Obama administration is trying to deflect responsibility onto a familiar target – George W. Bush. Unable to convince Americans that President Barack Obama’s policy of “deferred action” – the 2012 decision to halt deportation proceedings against illegal immigrants who arrived as children – is not incentivizing more illegal behavior, the White House says that a Bush era law is a big part of the problem.  The law, The William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection…
 
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Which of the following Cold War events led to the establishment of the “Hotline,” a direct telephone link between the White House and the Kremlin?
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"[I]t's up to Republicans to expose the bureaucracies and criticize the orthodoxies -- to ask why visas for travel to the United States are still being issued in West Africa and why American military forces are being deployed there without a workable plan or intelligible purpose, why CDC spending priorities are so skewed and CDC management so weak, and why here at home routine police powers aren't…[more]
 
 
—William Kristol, The Weekly Standard Editor
— William Kristol, The Weekly Standard Editor
 
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In dealing with deadly and difficult-to-curtail infectious diseases such as Ebola, should government-imposed travel bans and quarantines supersede civil liberty and other concerns?