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In this week's Freedom Minute, CFIF’s Renee Giachino questions what limits exist on the federal government and the importance of state and local sovereignty as envisioned by the Founding Fathers.…[more]

October 24, 2014 • 10:26 am

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Second Amendment: Justice Stevens’s Proposed Revision is an Admission of Defeat
By Timothy H. Lee
Thursday, April 24 2014
If hyper-liberal retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens gets his way, here’s how the Second Amendment would read:  “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, when serving in the militia, shall not be infringed.”  Consider it a liberal lion’s concession of defeat.  Specifically, anti-Second Amendment zealots have gone from misrepresenting the Second Amendment’s meaning to advocating its revision.  Apparently unsatisfied with over three decades of leveraging…
 
A Chance to Strike at the Heart of Crony Capitalism
There’s a famous quote — one of those too good for anyone to have definitively sourced —…
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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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Question of the Week   
Voters in how many states will be asked in the November 2014 mid-term elections to accept or reject state-wide ballot measures to legalize the recreational use of marijuana?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"In an effort to keep the public calm, the CDC pretended to know more about Ebola than it actually does.First, the CDC insisted that Ebola is very difficult to transmit from person to person. But, that is clearly not true. This particular Ebola strain appears to be more infectious than others. ...Second, the CDC insisted that Ebola is not airborne. That is probably mostly true, but it may not be entirely…[more]
 
 
—Alex Berezow, RealClearScience Founding Editor and USA TODAY's Board of Contributors Member
— Alex Berezow, RealClearScience Founding Editor and USA TODAY's Board of Contributors Member
 
Liberty Poll   

Thinking only about voting procedures and requirements in your state, how much confidence do you have that voter fraud will be kept to a minimum in the 2014 midterm elections?