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Ramirez Cartoon: The Obama Administration

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

View more of Michael Ramirez’s cartoons on CFIF’s website here.…[more]

October 20, 2014 • 11:52 am

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Liberal Insanity on Mental Health
By Troy Senik
Thursday, May 15 2014
There are certain issues on which America — goaded by a perpetually breathless media — can become too hysterical to react reasonably in the moment. The best example in recent years: gun violence. Whether it was the tragic school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut; the attack on a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, or the Arizona rampage that nearly claimed the life of then-Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, the country has seen far too many examples in recent years of crazed gunmen inflicting horrible, anarchistic violence on innocent bystanders. It’s understandable that such intensely…
 
ObamaCare Exchanges Wasting Huge Sums of Taxpayer Money
With ObamaCare’s enrollment season officially over, evidence is emerging that billions of taxpayer…
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New Poll: Majority Favors Further Investigation of Benghazi
The American people don’t really care about Benghazi, right?  In the juvenile words of former…
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Are the Rich to Blame for America’s Problems?
It seems you can’t go anywhere these days without hearing the refrain: America is suffering ……
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California Considers Voluntary Per-Mile Tax Program on Motorists
California has long prided itself on being a leader in promoting greater fuel efficiency in automobiles.…
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Study: Obama Recovery Built on Low-Wage Jobs
Rather than address a labor market increasingly characterized by low-wage jobs, President Barack Obama…
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Barack Obama and the Tyranny of False Choices
Barack Obama loves the rhetorical trope of the “false choice.” From his earliest days as…
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Don’t Conflate “Affirmative Action” with Alumni, Geographic or Athletic Preferences
“Does the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment forbid what its text plainly requires?…
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Second Amendment: Justice Stevens’s Proposed Revision is an Admission of Defeat
If hyper-liberal retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens gets his way, here’s how the Second…
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A Chance to Strike at the Heart of Crony Capitalism
There’s a famous quote — one of those too good for anyone to have definitively sourced —…
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Sebelius’ Legacy is a More Politicized HHS
In the nearly two weeks since Kathleen Sebelius resigned as Secretary of Health of Human Services, many…
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Question of the Week   
Which of the following Cold War events led to the establishment of the “Hotline,” a direct telephone link between the White House and the Kremlin?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"[I]t's up to Republicans to expose the bureaucracies and criticize the orthodoxies -- to ask why visas for travel to the United States are still being issued in West Africa and why American military forces are being deployed there without a workable plan or intelligible purpose, why CDC spending priorities are so skewed and CDC management so weak, and why here at home routine police powers aren't…[more]
 
 
—William Kristol, The Weekly Standard Editor
— William Kristol, The Weekly Standard Editor
 
Liberty Poll   

In dealing with deadly and difficult-to-curtail infectious diseases such as Ebola, should government-imposed travel bans and quarantines supersede civil liberty and other concerns?