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

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August 23, 2016 • 09:53 am

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Jester's CourtroomLegal tales stranger than stranger than fiction: Ridiculous and sometimes funny lawsuits plaguing our courts.
Another Judicial Setback for Obama, IRS
By Timothy H. Lee
Wednesday, August 10 2016
Leveraging federal authorities like the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to persecute political opponents stands among the most grave abuses that officials can commit, as Richard Nixon learned the hard way four decades ago.  This month, an Obama Administration and IRS attempt to evade legal reckoning for their own admitted abuses suffered a stinging judicial setback.  Not only did the nation's second-highest court reject the administration's argument that dozens of lawsuits filed by conservative and libertarian groups against the IRS should be dismissed, the unanimous three-judge panel…
 
Voters Get to Choose Envy or Growth
On Monday, Donald Trump stopped the wisecracks and laid out a serious plan to jumpstart the nation's…
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Fonda & Redford: Hollywood's New Welfare Mooches
COLORADO SPRINGS — My adopted hometown will soon be the base of operations for a new Netflix…
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Old Lies
We expect to hear a lot of lies during an election year, and this year is certainly no exception. What…
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Obama Didn't Save the Economy, He Subdued It
So it's official, according to the U.S. Commerce Department:  This is the worst cyclical economic…
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The Tax-Shaming Trap
Hillary Clinton and the media are goading Donald Trump again into releasing his tax returns, suggesting…
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Not All US Muslim Soldiers Are Equal
Bronze Star and Purple Heart recipient Captain Humayun Khan died heroically. But his exceptional courage…
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#BlueLightFriday: From the White House to Your House
When you need something done, call a retired cop. That's how Blue Light Friday at the White House came…
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Dems Busting Airbnb
The battle over Airbnb is taking center stage at the Democratic National Convention. The fight is emblematic…
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Black Votes Matter
  Black votes matter. If Republicans could get 20 percent of black votes, the Democrats would be…
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Have Faith in America
I think it's time to clear the air. For those of you who still don't seem to understand my job, let me…
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Question of the Week   
Which of the following pairs are the two longest rivers in the United States?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"This is the week that the steady drip, drip, drip of details about Hillary Clinton's server turned into a waterfall. This is the week that we finally learned why Mrs. Clinton used a private communications setup, and what it hid. This is the week, in short, that we found out that the infamous server was designed to hide that Mrs. Clinton for three years served as the U.S. Secretary of the Clinton…[more]
 
 
—Kimberley A. Strassel, The Wall Street Journal
— Kimberley A. Strassel, The Wall Street Journal
 
Liberty Poll   

Call this the Rick Santelli (from whom we borrowed it) political pulse test. Where you live and drive, are you seeing more bumper stickers and yard signs for Clinton or more for Trump?