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

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August 23, 2016 • 09:53 am

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Inconvenient Truths Undermine Gun Controllers' Myths
By Timothy H. Lee
Thursday, June 16 2016
"You never want a serious crisis to go to waste.  And what I mean by that is an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before."  So said Rahm Emanuel, Barack Obama's Chief of Staff, in February 2009.  In so doing, Emanuel signaled an Obama Administration modus operandi of exploiting tragedies for partisan gain that has not abated in nearly eight years since.  This week's massacre in Orlando, Florida by a deranged ISIS-inspired terrorist merely offered the latest tawdry example.  In his Sunday response before the dead had even been identified (but…
 
Zika's Nasty Facts
This week, mosquitoes capable of transmitting Zika start biting in Florida, the Gulf States, and Southern…
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Florida: America's Jihad Playground
The home of the "Happiest Place on Earth" has been breeding killer jihadists and Muslim zealots…
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Will Orlando Change Anything?
However great the shock of the massacre in Orlando, it is only a matter of time before we start hearing…
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The Liberal Case Against Peter Thiel is the Worst Kind of Hypocrisy
We recently discovered that Peter Thiel, the libertarian billionaire co-founder of PayPal and early investor…
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Socialist Paradises? More Scandinavians Migrate to America Than Vice-Versa
Beyond the intrinsic merit of human freedom itself, free market economies bring greater prosperity and…
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CFIF Flag Day Quiz

Take CFIF's 13-Question Quiz to test your knowledge of our Nation's Flag. (Answer key…
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A Builder or a Blabber in the White House
On Monday, Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen gave a somber assessment of the current jobs market…
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Measuring Life By the Spoonful
"How is your daughter doing?" is one of the most complicated questions I've had to answer.…
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Is Personal Responsibility Obsolete?
Among the many disturbing signs of our times are conservatives and libertarians of high intelligence…
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The 'War On Salt' Is Bad Policy Based on Bad Science
The Center for Science in the Public Interest, one of the few openly authoritarian organizations functioning…
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Question of the Week   
What is current (mid-August 2016) national average for a gallon of regular gas at the pump?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"In 2016, voters are fed up with career politicians. This year, both Democratic and Republican congressional candidates are striving to cast themselves in opposition to the Washington establishment.Ironically, the majority of 'outsider' candidates on the ballot in November will have a background in the military, which falls within the long list of government institutions that are the very core of…[more]
 
 
—Austin Yack, National Review Institute William F. Buckley Fellow in Political Journalism
— Austin Yack, National Review Institute William F. Buckley Fellow in Political Journalism
 
Liberty Poll   

Now that the $400 million in cash paid to Iran has been virtually confirmed as ransom for release of hostages, almost certainly in violation of law, do you believe anyone will be held accountable?