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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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Jester's CourtroomLegal tales stranger than stranger than fiction: Ridiculous and sometimes funny lawsuits plaguing our courts.
Climate Alarmists Finding Themselves on the Other End of Judicial System
By Timothy H. Lee
Thursday, June 23 2016
Throughout my legal career, I've always favored what is known as the "English Rule," meaning that losing litigants should generally be required to pay the winning parties' fees and costs.  Under our current "American Rule," in contrast, each side generally pays its own fees and costs, win or lose.  That has always struck me as inequitable, because a party forced to spend its valuable time, money and other resources should be left in no worse position for having to vindicate what proved to be the superior legal position.  If you're minding your own business and…
 
Dems Destroy Medicare
Under the guise of "reform," President Obama is dismantling Medicare — dooming seniors…
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Horror and Hush-Up in Twin Falls, Idaho
Something wicked happened in Idaho's rural Magic Valley. The evil has been compounded by politicians…
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The Gun Control Farce
Surely murder is a serious subject, which ought to be examined seriously. Instead, it is almost always…
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Inconvenient Truths Undermine Gun Controllers' Myths
"You never want a serious crisis to go to waste.  And what I mean by that is an opportunity…
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Zika's Nasty Facts
This week, mosquitoes capable of transmitting Zika start biting in Florida, the Gulf States, and Southern…
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Florida: America's Jihad Playground
The home of the "Happiest Place on Earth" has been breeding killer jihadists and Muslim zealots…
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Will Orlando Change Anything?
However great the shock of the massacre in Orlando, it is only a matter of time before we start hearing…
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The Liberal Case Against Peter Thiel is the Worst Kind of Hypocrisy
We recently discovered that Peter Thiel, the libertarian billionaire co-founder of PayPal and early investor…
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Socialist Paradises? More Scandinavians Migrate to America Than Vice-Versa
Beyond the intrinsic merit of human freedom itself, free market economies bring greater prosperity and…
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CFIF Flag Day Quiz

Take CFIF's 13-Question Quiz to test your knowledge of our Nation's Flag. (Answer key…
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Question of the Week   
Which of the following pairs are the two longest rivers in the United States?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"Welcome and congratulations on your acceptance to the College at the University of Chicago. Earning a place in our community of scholars is no small achievement and we are delighted that you selected Chicago to continue your intellectual journey. Once here you will discover that one of the University of Chicago's defining characteristics is our commitment to freedom of inquiry and expression. This…[more]
 
 
—University of Chicago Freshman Welcome Letter
— University of Chicago Freshman Welcome Letter
 
Liberty Poll   

Call this the Rick Santelli (from whom we borrowed it) political pulse test. Where you live and drive, are you seeing more bumper stickers and yard signs for Clinton or more for Trump?