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Podcast: Will Congress the Dice to Prohibit Internet Gambling?

Timothy Lee, CFIF's Senior Vice President for Legal and Public Affairs, discusses the 1951 federal Wire Act, internet sports betting and the history of state regulation of gambling across the country.

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April 21, 2017 • 01:23 pm

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(Crowd) Size Doesn't Matter
By Timothy H. Lee
Thursday, January 26 2017
So apparently size really doesn't matter after all.  Crowd size, that is.  Over the past week, frenetic leftists and outraged media figures preoccupied themselves with comparing Donald Trump's inaugural crowd to Barack Obama's in 2009.  The self-described "Women's March on Washington" one day after Trump's inauguration also triggered sympathetic media obsession in a way that massive conservative marches never seem to do.  The Trump Administration only further fueled that frenzy by contesting the crowd size comparisons, whether out of earnest disagreement or as a…
 
For Many, Trump's Inauguration Means the Return of Optimism
"It was a Trump speech," said Beth Lesser, a Donald Trump supporter from Greenville, South…
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Trump Pushes for Rapid Action on Obamacare
Congressional Republicans are huddling at a closed-door retreat this week to craft a replacement for…
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The Democrats' Fight Against School Choice Is Immoral
There's something perverse about an ideology that views the disposing of an unborn child in the third…
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What Will a Successful Trump Legacy Look Like?
As eight long years under Barack Obama finally come to an end, we instinctively return in time to January…
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CFIF Presidential Inauguration Quiz

Take CFIF's 20-Question Inauguration Quiz to test your knowledge of the history behind U.S. Presidential…
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Dem Dilemma: Stand With Lewis?
Once Donald Trump responded to John Lewis's "illegitimate president" attack, the question wasn't…
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Dems Need History Lesson on U.S. Elections
Rep. John Lewis' claim that President-elect Donald Trump isn't a legitimate president wouldn't matter…
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Sponsors of Anarchy
Hoodlums will be out in full force this Inauguration Day weekend. Count on it. I've covered the left's…
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The Comforting Fictions of Obama's Farewell Speech
Watching President Barack Obama's soaring 2008 Democratic National Convention speech in Denver, I never…
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Obama's Presidency Sputters to an End
Barack Obama's tumultuous presidency has now come and gone, which merits assessment of his performance…
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Question of the Week   
Which one of the following decades saw the origin of individual income taxes in the U.S.?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"House Republicans are reportedly ready to return any day now to health-insurance reform after the spectacular failure in late March of the American Health Care Act, the resoundingly unpopular bill to 'replace' the long-unpopular and misnamed Affordable Care Act. This time, they need to deliver: After seven years of promises to repeal Obamacare root and branch, the party can't go back to the voters…[more]
 
 
—Dan McLaughlin, Esq., National Review OnLine Contributing Columnist
— Dan McLaughlin, Esq., National Review OnLine Contributing Columnist
 
Liberty Poll   

In light of current international threat levels, do you believe Congress will sufficiently fund the U.S. military to begin replenishing necessary major equipment shortages?