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

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July 23, 2014 • 10:52 am

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The Results Are In: Red States Dominate
By Troy Senik
Thursday, January 23 2014
Defenders of federalism — the practice of devolving as much power as practicable to state and local governments, consistent with the 10th Amendment to the Constitution — often cite as their mantra the phrase of Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis, who wrote in his 1932 dissent in New State Ice Co. v. Liebmann that "a single courageous State may, if its citizens choose, serve as a laboratory; and try novel social and economic experiments without risk to the rest of the country." Brandeis’ quotation gets the principle right, even if its phrasing leaves something to be…
 
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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Obama’s Unexceptionalism: U.S. Plummets from Economic Freedom Index Top 10 for First Time
Remember how Barack Obama, following his inauguration in 2009, infamously disparaged the concept of American…
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Will the Supreme Court Rein in Obama’s Lawlessness?
History will not be kind to Barack Obama. Once the luster of his personality has receded into the past…
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Federal Court Overturns Yet Another Chicago Gun Law
“Certain fundamental rights are protected by the Constitution, put outside government’s reach…
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Conservatives, Moderates and a Dose of Political Prudence
The news earlier this week that Liz Cheney would abandon her pursuit of a U.S. Senate seat in Wyoming…
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Gallup: Obama Has Driven Americans’ Fear of Government to Record High
How momentous and delicious a moment in history for libertarians and conservatives willing to indulge…
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ObamaCare is Broken. Republicans Shouldn’t Fix It.
With the federal budget now officially a non-issue until 2015, 2014 – in particular the midterm…
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How to Win the Next Budgetary Fight
When fighting budget-related battles during Fiscal Year 2014, can conservatives have any hopes that the…
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Obama’s Inequality Canard
If President Obama is to be believed — a dependent clause that collapses under its own weight —…
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ObamaCare Defender Fudges the Truth Even Further
If you still think no one can top President Barack Obama’s now infamously deceptive promise, “If…
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Question of the Week   
Mandatory vaccination laws were first enacted in the U.S. to prevent the spread of which one of the following communicable diseases?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"The breadth of problems at the VA has proven continually surprising, even as the torrent of unrelated bad news knocks new revelations about VA corruption off the front pages. The Office of Special Counsel investigating the VA is looking into 67 whistleblower complaints -- 25 of which have been initiated since June 1. ...  There’s no question that the extent and urgency of the problems at the…[more]
 
 
—Mark Hemingway, The Weekly Standard
— Mark Hemingway, The Weekly Standard
 
Liberty Poll   

Should Congress grant President Obama’s emergency request to provide almost $4 billion for the illegal immigration crisis that is spiraling out of control?