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Lee:  Humiliating New Legal Defeat for Obama Administration, but Rule of Law Remains in the Balance

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New Worldwide Index Reveals Value of Intellectual Property to U.S. Prosperity
By Timothy H. Lee
Thursday, January 30 2014
It’s no secret that America’s economy has continued to stagnate throughout Barack Obama’s tenure.  Despite the fact that the last recession officially ended almost five years ago in June 2009, U.S. economic growth has averaged just 2.1% since that time.  That’s substantially below the 70-year postwar average of 3.1%.  One bright spot endures, however.  Industries reliant upon intellectual property (IP) – the legal doctrine that protects inventors, creators, scientists and artists through copyright, patent and trademark laws – provide a notable…
 
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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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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Question of the Week   
Mandatory vaccination laws were first enacted in the U.S. to prevent the spread of which one of the following communicable diseases?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"'The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice' is one of Obama’s favorite sayings. Ultimately, injustice and aggression don’t pay. ...  The world is aflame and our leader is on the 14th green. The arc of history may indeed bend toward justice, Mr. President. But, as you say, the arc is long. The job of a leader is to shorten it, to intervene on behalf of 'the fierce…[more]
 
 
—Charles Krauthammer, Nationally Syndicated Columnist
— Charles Krauthammer, Nationally Syndicated Columnist
 
Liberty Poll   

Is significant, proven plagiarism sufficient to disqualify, in the minds of voters, any candidate for public office?