The U.S. travel technology firm Sabre may not ring an immediate bell, and perhaps you’ve not yet heard…
CFIF on Twitter CFIF on YouTube
On Sabre/Farelogix Merger, DOJ Mustn’t Undertake a Misguided Antitrust Boondoggle

The U.S. travel technology firm Sabre may not ring an immediate bell, and perhaps you’ve not yet heard of its proposed acquisition of Farelogix, but it looms as one of the most important antitrust cases to approach trial since AT&T/Time-Warner. The transaction’s most significant aspect is the way in which it offers a perfect illustration of overzealous bureaucratic antitrust enforcement, and the way that can delay and also punish American consumers. Specifically, the transaction enhances rather than inhibits market competition, and will benefit both travelers and the travel industry by accelerating innovation.  That’s in part because Sabre and Farelogix aren’t head-to-head market competitors, but rather complementary businesses.  While Sabre serves customers throughout the…[more]

January 13, 2020 • 03:53 pm

Liberty Update

CFIFs latest news, commentary and alerts delivered to your inbox.
Jester's CourtroomLegal tales stranger than stranger than fiction: Ridiculous and sometimes funny lawsuits plaguing our courts.
New Poll Poses Serious Questions About Dem Impeachment Drive
By Byron York
Wednesday, October 30 2019
There's no doubt Democrats in Washington are hell-bent on impeaching President Trump over the Ukraine matter. But after weeks of polling, it is still unclear precisely what Americans outside the Beltway think. Much depends on how pollsters ask their questions. Some are straightforward, while others are a bit more complicated. But in the last few weeks, many have asked a variation of: "Do you support or oppose impeaching President Trump?" A new poll, however, done by Suffolk University for USA Today, gets at some of the nuance behind public opinion on the president and Ukraine. The…
 
Trump Calls Pelosi's Bluff
President Donald Trump has repeatedly slammed the secret impeachment hearings in the Capitol basement…
Read more...
U.S. Improves in Annual Property Rights Index, but Much Work Remains
Property rights, as most Americans understand, provide the foundation for our free market system. …
Read more...
 
Untenable Alliance Is No Turkish Delight
There are about 5,000 members of the U.S. military, mostly airmen, stationed at the huge, strategically…
Read more...
The State Department's War on Trump
House Democrats are grilling a stream of disgruntled career diplomats in a basement hearing room of the…
Read more...
 
Facebook Shouldn't Be Political Speech Police
"We don't fact-check political ads," Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a recent speech.…
Read more...
CFIF Letter to House Ways and Means Committee in Opposition to H.R.3
October 22, 2019
 
United States House of Representatives 
Committee…
Read more...
 
LeBron James Is a Coward
NBA superstar LeBron James says Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey was "misinformed"…
Read more...
Pelosi’s Healthcare Monstrosity Seeks Traction
As the 2020 presidential campaign accelerates, it increasingly resembles some leftist avant-garde circus…
Read more...
 
Is America Becoming Sinicized?
A little over 40 years ago, Chinese Communist strongman and reformer Deng Xiaoping began 15 years of…
Read more...
Democrats Ratchet Up Impeachment Secrecy
Not long ago, House Republicans complained that Democrats imposed excessive secrecy on interviews conducted…
Read more...
Question of the Week   
Which one of the following was the first African-American soloist to appear at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City?
More Questions
Quote of the Day   
 
"Federal prosecutors are scrutinizing whether former FBI Director James Comey leaked classified information about a possible Russian disinformation campaign to journalists, according to a bombshell New York Times report.The inquiry, which kicked off in recent months, appears to focus on information from documents that Dutch intelligence obtained from Russian computers and provided to the U.S. government…[more]
 
 
—Chuck Ross, Daily Caller
— Chuck Ross, Daily Caller
 
Liberty Poll   

Should witnesses be called for the Senate impeachment trial, which could take weeks or even months, or be restricted to the record and evidence already produced by the House?