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Liberal 9th Circuit: Second Amendment Rights not Limited to One’s Home
By Timothy H. Lee
Thursday, February 20 2014
One conspicuous casualty of the Obama Administration’s ongoing boondoggle of lawlessness and ideological fiat is something that was once a reliable conservative grievance.  Namely, the increasingly rare complaint of “judicial activism” – properly defined not as overturning democratically enacted statutes that happen to be flawed, but rather when judges dissatisfied with their role of interpreting laws as opposed to making laws impose their policy desires absent constitutional or statutory basis.  Now in the sixth year of Obama’s tenure, we’ve witnessed…
 
Problems at the Obama Library [Satire]
Barack Obama Presidential Center
Chicago, IL
January 17, 2016 Dear Supporter ~ We are…
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IRS, Obama Administration Suffer Unanimous New Legal Defeat
In a unanimous decision employing startling but justifiably harsh terms, the nation’s second-highest…
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On ObamaCare, the President Gives Up
There are a number of ways to look at Monday’s announcement that the Treasury Department is going…
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Whereas Obama Once Compared Himself to Reagan, Today It’s Nixon
Back in 2008, Barack Obama brashly aspired to a Reagan-like “transformative” presidency: …
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CBO Report: ObamaCare Kills Jobs, Doesn’t Help the Uninsured
Former New York Governor Mario Cuomo famously said “You campaign in poetry; you govern in prose.”…
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New Worldwide Index Reveals Value of Intellectual Property to U.S. Prosperity
It’s no secret that America’s economy has continued to stagnate throughout Barack Obama’s…
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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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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   
 
"Something peculiar has happened. As I write, none of the Republican candidates for Senate has become a public embarrassment. On the contrary: For the first time in a decade, it is the Democratic candidates, not the Republican ones, who are fodder for late-night comics. That the Democrats are committing gaffes and causing scandals at a higher rate than Republicans not only may be decisive in the battle…[more]
 
 
—Matthew Continetti, Washington Free Beacon Editor in Chief
— Matthew Continetti, Washington Free Beacon Editor in Chief
 
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?