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

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Ellis:  IRS, Immigration Scandals Are Destroying the Obama Administration's Credibility

Podcast:  The Ever Changing and Never Ending Negative Consequences of ObamaCare

Jester’s Courtroom:  Not Such Good Vibrations

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Will ObamaCare Die by Self-Implosion or Court Decision? The Race is On
By Timothy H. Lee
Thursday, March 27 2014
Pop quiz:  The paramount principle that drew America’s first permanent settlers across the Atlantic, and upon which our nation was founded, was:  (a)  The freedom to practice one’s religion beyond government interference;  or
(b) The right to force private employers to provide birth control and abortive drugs in violation of their religious beliefs, under penalty of law  Although posited in jest, that question actually serves to properly frame the issue currently before the United States Supreme Court in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. …
 
Will the 2014 Election Yield a Republican Senate (Part 2)?
Last week, this column looked at the GOP’s prospects in the Senate races being held around the…
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Attacks on Paul Ryan Show Liberals' True Character
The irony of Paul Ryan’s career is that he should be every liberal’s favorite conservative.…
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Affirmative Action for Disabilities? New Federal Regulation Creates Catch-22 for Employers
Here’s a new bureaucratic dilemma worthy of “Catch-22.”  Tragically, it captures…
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Will the 2014 Election Yield a Republican Senate (Part 1)?
President Obama and Democrats in Washington are in trouble. With the economy still listless, America…
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Gowdy’s ENFORCE Act: Obama’s Last Chance to Avoid Impeachment?
A new proposal by Trey Gowdy seems tailor-made to save Barack Obama from impeachment. But so far the…
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Free Market Royalty Act Modernizes Outdated Music Regulations and Levels the Radio Playing Field
Under current law, songwriters, music producers and others receive royalty payments when their songs…
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The High Price of Michelle Obama’s Food Nannying
Stumping for her husband on the campaign trail in 2008, Michelle Obama told a crowd in Puerto Rico, “Barack…
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Union: ObamaCare Will Kill Our Health Plan by 2017
With Democrats trying to pivot to income inequality before the 2014 midterms, a new labor union report…
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On Foreign Policy, An Unteachable President
Back during the 2008 presidential election, Hillary Clinton and John McCain were both prone to criticizing…
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Obama’s 2015 Budget Rejects Compromise, Cements Disastrous Legacy
While his foreign policy disasters accumulate, Barack Obama should be eager to seek domestic compromise…
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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   
 
"Congress can overturn an executive order. It can overturn parts of an executive order. If the executive order is based on a statute, Congress can change the statute, thereby nullifying the order. Congress can also refuse to fund activities stemming from all or part of the executive order. ...  In addition, a targeted move to overturn an executive order on immigration -- an order which could, according…[more]
 
 
—Byron York, The Washington Examiner Chief Political Correspondent
— Byron York, The Washington Examiner Chief Political Correspondent
 
Liberty Poll   

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