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Ramirez Cartoon: The Coin Toss

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

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February 05, 2016 • 09:40 am

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Jester's CourtroomLegal tales stranger than stranger than fiction: Ridiculous and sometimes funny lawsuits plaguing our courts.
Good Riddance!
By Thomas Sowell
Tuesday, September 29 2015
The impending departure of Speaker of the House John Boehner gives the House Republicans a real opportunity to accomplish something. But an opportunity is not a guarantee. It is a little like a football team being first down and goal at the ten-yard line. You have a good chance of scoring a touchdown from there -- if you can get your act together. But you could also find yourself having to settle for a field goal. Or for a missed field goal. And of course you can also fumble the ball and have the other team grab it -- and run it all the way back across the field to score a touchdown against you.…
 
The 'Affordable Housing' Fraud
Nowhere has there been so much hand-wringing over a lack of "affordable housing," as among…
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Liberals Are Done Debating
Not always. Not everyone. But enough. This week, for example, while thinking about the pope's take on…
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"Bacha Bazi": Obama's Silence on Afghan Military's Child Rape
American soldiers are being punished for blowing the whistle on the systematic rape and enslavement of…
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Justice Breyer: American Judges Should Internationalize
Here's an odd, recurring and conspicuous contradiction.  The political left ceaselessly preens…
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Drug Price Controls Would Compound a Government-Made Problem
Price controls and caps are always a bad idea. So when a candidate for president of the United States…
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Another Cynical Democratic "Citizenship USA" Voter Drive
There's only one time when you can depend on the chronically backlogged, recklessly inefficient Department…
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'IStandWithAhmed' Hashtag Is Not About Authoritarian Bureaucrats; It's About Pretend Islamophobia
Earlier this month, a 13-year-old boy in Maryland faced an assault charge after authorities say he kissed…
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Obama's Legacy: America Plummets to 16th in New Global Economic Freedom Ranking
Presidential elections historically serve as inverse reactions to the outgoing occupant.  Even…
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Public Education and its Enemies
First of an occasional series. At the heart of every argument, squabble and fight over public education…
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Should We Fear an Inexperienced President?
A CBS News/New York Times poll released earlier this week contains an amazing statistic: More than half…
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Question of the Week   
The tradition of New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation primary began in which one of the following years?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"As most of the political world has been focusing on the presidential race, Obamacare has gotten off to a rocky start in 2016. This could be a major drag on Democrats come November.On Thursday, the Department of Health and Human Services reported that fewer than 13 million individuals signed up for Obamacare plans for 2016. ... This is significantly lower than the 21 million individuals the Congressional…[more]
 
 
—Philip Klein, Washington Examiner Managing Editor
— Philip Klein, Washington Examiner Managing Editor
 
Liberty Poll   

Of the 8 remaining Republican presidential candidates, which one is your current choice for the nomination?