In this week's Freedom Minute, CFIF's Renee Giachino discusses Barack Obama's misguided push to have…
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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.

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November 21, 2014 • 10:20 am

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A Farewell to Czars
By Troy Senik
Thursday, October 23 2014
I’ve got a new working theory about Barack Obama’s second term: It’s all one elaborate practical joke. It’s not just the increasingly improbable string of bad news — after terrorist beheadings and the Ebola virus, I’m pretty sure plagues of locusts come next — but also the White House’s ability to react to every crisis as if trying to answer the question “What could a President do in this moment to be the least reassuring?” Vladimir Putin starts moving military assets west towards Europe? We’ll react by publicly chiding him for…
 
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So it turns out that "Bush lied!" proved itself a lie.  Former Iraqi dictator Saddam…
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Sign Up for ObamaCare, Become a Union Member?
A federal lawsuit in Texas alleges that an ObamaCare contractor used taxpayer money to sign-up union…
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The Midterms in Prospect: The Governors (Part 2)
In this final installment of the series providing analysis of this year’s midterm elections, we…
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Move over Lois Lerner: Lawsuit Says IRS Destroying Evidence in Separate Case
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New Harvard Study: "A Troubling Divergence in the American Economy"
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Question of the Week   
Which one of the following individuals authored the book ‘The Conscience of a Conservative’?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"'This is how democracy works,' Barack Obama lectured the country before giving everyone the specifics of his expansive one-man executive overreach on immigration. If you enjoy platitudinous straw men but are turned off by open debate and constitutional order, this speech was for you. Modern Democrats aren't the first political party to abuse power - far from it. Obama isn'€™t the first president…[more]
 
 
—David Harsanyi, Syndicated Columnist and The Federalist Senior Editor
— David Harsanyi, Syndicated Columnist and The Federalist Senior Editor
 
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Forget the heavy, brain-exploding stuff, just for a while. What’s your favorite Thanksgiving pie?