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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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Supreme Court Vacancy: Follow the (Original) Obama-Biden-Reid Rule
By Timothy H. Lee
Thursday, March 17 2016
In May 2005, Senator Harry Reid (D - Nevada) unequivocally renounced any Senate obligation to even vote on President George W. Bush's nominations, let alone confirm them, even though he had won reelection just months earlier:   "The duties of the Senate are set forth in the U.S. Constitution.  Nowhere in that document does it say the Senate has a duty to give presidential appointees a vote."  Today, Senator Reid is singing a completely different tune:  "We have that nasty little Constitution.  Which says they are obligated to hold hearings and they…
 
Obamacare's Tax-Time Torment
"Where is my 1095-A? This is what it must be like dealing with a government agency in a third world…
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Heads Must Roll at the CDC
Consumer Reports is sounding the alarm about a vicious infection raging through hospitals, even prestigious…
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IRS Data: Wealthier Americans Actually Pay More Than Their "Fair Share"
Do you or anyone you know insist that wealthier Americans should pay their "fair share" of…
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Adios, Guantanamo
President Obama is heading to Cuba in two weeks, eager to unveil more travel and trade concessions to…
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Hillary's Federal Education Jackboot Squad
Brace yourselves, parents: Hillary Clinton's Fed Ed jackboot squad is from the government and is here…
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CFIF Print Ad Urges Congress to “Get to Work” on Tax Reform
The Center for Individual Freedom last week ran a full-page print advertisement in The Weekly Standard…
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With a Court Ruling Unlikely, States Still Hold the Key to Checking Union Power
Justice Antonin Scalia’s death last month was a terrible loss for the U.S. Supreme Court and for…
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Sanders, Clinton Supporters Can't Condescend to Trump Supporters
Regardless of whether one supports Donald Trump, opposes him, adores him, detests him or is indifferent…
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The 2016 GOP Debate Debacle
When the dust settles on this wild and wacky GOP primary season, there will be at least one clear Biggest…
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Hillary Clinton's War on Whites
Hillary Clinton is sweeping the Democratic primaries across the South by capturing nearly all the black…
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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?