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2014: The Year in Review
By Troy Senik
Monday, December 29 2014
2014 has just about come and gone. Because the first big story of the year was Colorado legalizing the use of marijuana in January, we thought you might be having a harder time than usual keeping the year’s events straight. With that in mind, here’s your annotated guide to lessons learned in 2014. — There were two possible ways for Democrats to campaign given the unpopularity of the President. Run away from Barack Obama and hope that you could make a plausible case to swing voters, or embrace the president and hope that you could turn out his coalition in numbers sufficient…
 
Second Amendment Ends 2014 On a High Note
It's important for conservatives and libertarians, preternaturally pessimistic regarding societal drift…
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Obama Plays Word Games with Executive Power
President Barack Obama and his allies like to say he’s issued far fewer executive orders than his…
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Obama’s Moral Blindness on Cuba
Last year, during the funeral services for Nelson Mandela in South Africa, President Obama was photographed…
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Overregulated: Obama EEOC Criminal Conviction Rules Creating Catch-22 for Employers
It's bad enough that federal, state and local governments impose new regulations so rapidly that few…
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CFIF Christmas Quiz
Take our 12-Question Christmas Quiz and test your knowledge of Christmas-related Americana. (Answer…
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How to Defund Obama’s Executive Amnesty
It’s taken almost a month, but it is now becoming clearer how Republicans in Congress can stop…
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Senate Democrats' "Torture" Report Amounts to Malpractice
This week, a report on terrorist interrogation techniques prepared by Democratic staff for the Senate…
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Song of the South: Democrats Whistling Past Dixie
Will the last Democrat out of the South please turn out the lights? With Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu…
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Inside the Texas-Led, 20-State Lawsuit Challenging Obama’s Immigration Amnesty
With the additions of Arizona, Florida and Ohio, there are now twenty states suing the Obama administration…
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Chuck Schumer Is Right: Why Democrats Are Flailing
Here’s a basic fact about modern American politics: a diverse party is a successful party. This…
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Question of the Week   
Which one of the following U.S. states has the highest gasoline tax as of January 2015?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"While the prospects for tax reform in Washington are dim, as many as 20 Republican governors are moving forward with their own pro-growth tax-relief initiatives. This is on top of the 14 states, including Florida, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin, whose 2014 tax cuts will take effect this year. ...Texas is the model for many Republican governors. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, from December…[more]
 
 
—Stephen Moore, Heritage Foundation Chief Economist, Writing in The Wall Street Journal
— Stephen Moore, Heritage Foundation Chief Economist, Writing in The Wall Street Journal
 
Liberty Poll   

Should U.S. Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch be confirmed by the U.S. Senate?