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Jester’s Courtroom:  What Took So Long?

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Whereas Obama Once Compared Himself to Reagan, Today It’s Nixon
By Timothy H. Lee
Thursday, February 06 2014
Back in 2008, Barack Obama brashly aspired to a Reagan-like “transformative” presidency:  “I think Ronald Reagan changed the trajectory of America in a way that, you know, Richard Nixon did not, and in a way that Bill Clinton did not.  He put us on a fundamentally different path because the country was ready for it.  I think they felt like, you know, with all the excesses of the ‘60s and ‘70s and, you know, government had grown and grown but there wasn’t much sense of accountability in terms of how it was operating.  And I think people just…
 
CBO Report: ObamaCare Kills Jobs, Doesn’t Help the Uninsured
Former New York Governor Mario Cuomo famously said “You campaign in poetry; you govern in prose.”…
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New Worldwide Index Reveals Value of Intellectual Property to U.S. Prosperity
It’s no secret that America’s economy has continued to stagnate throughout Barack Obama’s…
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The State of the Union and the State of the Presidency
Back in 2008, one of the McCain campaign’s repeated attacks on Barack Obama was that he was more…
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How ObamaCare’s Insurance Bailouts Add Up to Crony Capitalism
Looking back on the first four months of ObamaCare – an error-prone rollout for Healthcare.gov…
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The Results Are In: Red States Dominate
Defenders of federalism — the practice of devolving as much power as practicable to state and local…
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Global Cooling? Great Lakes Experiencing Deepest Freeze in 25 Years
Want to stump a global warming alarmist?  Just ask him to describe how the Great Lakes were originally…
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Obama’s Unexceptionalism: U.S. Plummets from Economic Freedom Index Top 10 for First Time
Remember how Barack Obama, following his inauguration in 2009, infamously disparaged the concept of American…
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Will the Supreme Court Rein in Obama’s Lawlessness?
History will not be kind to Barack Obama. Once the luster of his personality has receded into the past…
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Federal Court Overturns Yet Another Chicago Gun Law
“Certain fundamental rights are protected by the Constitution, put outside government’s reach…
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Conservatives, Moderates and a Dose of Political Prudence
The news earlier this week that Liz Cheney would abandon her pursuit of a U.S. Senate seat in Wyoming…
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Question of the Week   
On which one of the following dates during the War of 1812 did British troops march into our nation’s capital and set fire to the city?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"These are the worst people on earth. They openly, proudly crucify enemies, enslave women and murder men en masse. These are not the usual bad guys out for land, plunder or power. These are primitive cultists who celebrate slaughter, glory in bloodlust and slit the throats of innocents as a kind of sacrament.  We have now seen what air cover for Kurdish/Iraqi boots on the ground can achieve. But…[more]
 
 
—Charles Krauthammer, Syndicated Columnist
— Charles Krauthammer, Syndicated Columnist
 
Liberty Poll   

Will the indictment of Texas Governor Rick Perry hurt or help him politically?