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

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September 19, 2014 • 09:22 am

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Jester's CourtroomLegal tales stranger than stranger than fiction: Ridiculous and sometimes funny lawsuits plaguing our courts.
A New Inconvenient Truth: Antarctic Ice Levels Reach Record High
By Timothy H. Lee
Thursday, September 18 2014
For global warming alarmists, the inconvenient truths just keep accumulating.  The unintentional humor served up by their increasingly desperate rationalizations provides one of the more enjoyable byproducts of that process.  For sheer comedic treasure in that regard, it's difficult to beat the far-left Daily Kos.  A headline this week provided another gem, in the wake of climate alarmists' latest inconvenient truth:  "Warming-Driven Antarctic Sea Ice Breaks Record."  The occasion for that preposterous rationalization was a new report that Antarctic sea ice…
 
The Midterms in Prospect: The Senate (Part 2)
Last week, I began a three-part series on this fall’s midterm races for the U.S. Senate, with each…
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What to Hope for If GOP Controls Congress
Unless voters unexpectedly send Republican super-majorities to both chambers of Congress this November…
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The Midterms in Prospect: The Senate (Part 1)
In a two-part series earlier this year, I provided a preview of the midterm Senate races, examining which…
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Senate Democrats and Scorched-Earth Judicial Politics
Whereas Senate Democrats routinely employ scorched-Earth tactics in the realm of judicial politics, Senate…
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When Medicaid Reform Isn’t
In last week’s column, I explained why not all decisions by Republican governors to expand Medicaid…
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CFIF Star-Spangled Banner Quiz
Take our 14 Question Quiz to test your knowledge of our National Anthem. (Answer key may be found at…
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Rand Paul Changes His Tune as Public Opinion on Foreign Policy Shifts
Joe Biden uncloaked his fanciful inner hawk this week in response to escalating butchery in the Middle…
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Time to Make Congress Telecommute?
If you want a sign that America’s civic health is not yet in terminal decline, here you go: We…
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How to Think About GOP Governors Who Expand Medicaid
With Republican governors in Pennsylvania and Tennessee recently agreeing to expand their states’…
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Warren Buffett Abandons Obama
Agitated by the predictable consequences of their tax and regulatory agenda, liberals and the Obama Administration…
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Question of the Week   
Which one of the following is considered the father of the U.S. Constitution?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"Testifying on Wednesday to the Senate, Kerry issued a stern declaration: 'ISIL must be defeated. Period. End of story.' Not the most wisely crafted of declarations: The punctuational emphasis carried unfortunate echoes of Obama’s promise about health-care plans, and the word 'must' carried similar echoes of Obama’s assertions that Bashar al-Assad had to go.  But Kerry’s statement…[more]
 
 
—Charles Krauthammer, Nationally Syndicated Columnist
— Charles Krauthammer, Nationally Syndicated Columnist
 
Liberty Poll   

Do you agree or disagree with Congressional approval for arming and training some factions of Syrian rebels as the U.S. strategy for combating ISIS in Syria?