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

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April 24, 2014 • 09:58 am

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A Chance to Strike at the Heart of Crony Capitalism
By Troy Senik
Thursday, April 24 2014
There’s a famous quote — one of those too good for anyone to have definitively sourced — in which Mahatma Gandhi, upon being asked what he thought of western civilization, supposedly responded, “I think it would be a good idea.” The aphorism may be little more than the stuff of legend, but the same principle could apply if the question was about free-market capitalism in modern America. Anyone who wants to grapple with the topic has to reckon with the fact that, while the nation’s economy is still rooted in a basic respect for markets, government has all too…
 
Sebelius’ Legacy is a More Politicized HHS
In the nearly two weeks since Kathleen Sebelius resigned as Secretary of Health of Human Services, many…
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From the NAACP to Mozilla: Anonymity and First Amendment Freedom
“Petitioner has made an uncontroverted showing that on past occasions revelation of the identity…
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The “Equal Pay for Equal Work” Myth
I probably don’t have to tell you, dear reader, that Tuesday was “Equal Pay Day.” I…
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Obama’s Medicare Politics Show Ryan Is Right on Policy
In a surprise move, the Obama administration has reversed course on an ObamaCare-mandated cut to Medicare…
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Activist Demands Imprisonment for “Climate-Change Liars”
When one side in a policy debate begins advocating imprisonment for opponents, it tends to suggest that…
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Democrats, The Party of Superstition
If you had a functioning television during the presidency of George W. Bush, you got used to the relentless…
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Paul Ryan Is Ready for a Promotion
After four years of proposing ideas to slim down the federal budget, Paul Ryan may get an opportunity…
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Will ObamaCare Die by Self-Implosion or Court Decision? The Race is On
Pop quiz:  The paramount principle that drew America’s first permanent settlers across the…
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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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Question of the Week   
How much is the Internal Revenue Service expected to pay out in employee bonuses for fiscal year 2013?
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"If foot-dragging were a competitive sport, President Obama and his administration would be world champions for their performance in delaying the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. ...  Last Friday afternoon, the time when officials make announcements they hope no one will notice, the State Department declared that it is putting off a decision on Keystone XL indefinitely — or at least, it…[more]
 
 
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