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

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April 24, 2014 • 09:58 am

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How ObamaCare’s Insurance Bailouts Add Up to Crony Capitalism
By Ashton Ellis
Wednesday, January 29 2014
Looking back on the first four months of ObamaCare – an error-prone rollout for Healthcare.gov, adverse selection in state-run risk pools and a last-minute rule change by federal regulators to allow consumers to keep non-complying plans – it’s a wonder that the health insurance industry ever signed off on ObamaCare in the first place.  But not if you know how well insurance companies insulated themselves from financial ruin by passing the buck to taxpayers. Now, with it looking like enrollments in ObamaCare’s government-run exchanges will tilt heavily toward high-cost…
 
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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Gallup: Obama Has Driven Americans’ Fear of Government to Record High
How momentous and delicious a moment in history for libertarians and conservatives willing to indulge…
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ObamaCare is Broken. Republicans Shouldn’t Fix It.
With the federal budget now officially a non-issue until 2015, 2014 – in particular the midterm…
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How to Win the Next Budgetary Fight
When fighting budget-related battles during Fiscal Year 2014, can conservatives have any hopes that the…
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Obama’s Inequality Canard
If President Obama is to be believed — a dependent clause that collapses under its own weight —…
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Question of the Week   
How much is the Internal Revenue Service expected to pay out in employee bonuses for fiscal year 2013?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"If foot-dragging were a competitive sport, President Obama and his administration would be world champions for their performance in delaying the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. ...  Last Friday afternoon, the time when officials make announcements they hope no one will notice, the State Department declared that it is putting off a decision on Keystone XL indefinitely — or at least, it…[more]
 
 
—The Washington Post Editorial Board
— The Washington Post Editorial Board
 
Liberty Poll   

Is ObamaCare “working”?