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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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Obama: Lead or Get Out of the Way
By Troy Senik
Thursday, August 28 2014
Were Barack Obama gliding into a typical presidential dénouement — his last years in office spent primarily on ceremonial duties and trying to cement a legacy — all of the frustration about his perpetually declining work ethic — the serial rounds of golf, the fund-raising excursions, the leisurely dinners — would perhaps be moot. In ordinary times, there’s a lot to be said for a languid president, especially given the limited role envisioned for the office by the Constitution. These, however, are no ordinary times. In fact, Obama’s final years in office…
 
IRS Is Struggling to Assess and Collect ObamaCare Taxes
As ObamaCare’s taxes go into effect, the Internal Revenue Service’s role in enforcing the…
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Rand Paul, John Stossel and Disgraceful Commentary in the Ferguson Aftermath
Judging from public opinion surveys, the American public demonstrates greater sagacity than many political…
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The Unlikely Resurrection of Rick Perry
There’s a pretty handy rule of thumb in American politics: We forgive our sinners, but not our…
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New ObamaCare Alternative: REFORM and Replace?
When it comes to ObamaCare, should Republicans repeal or reform it? As a conservative, the answer depends…
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Blame Obama, Not Bush, for Today's Bloodbath in Iraq
The Obama Doctrine in Iraq has proven undeniably disastrous, threatening to permanently snatch defeat…
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Senator Cruz: Secure the Border, End the Amnesty, and Celebrate Legal Immigration
This op-ed originally appeared in The Texas Tribune on August 13, 2014. We should welcome a debate…
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What Would a Real “Change Election” Look Like?
By all accounts, November’s midterm elections look likely to deal a decisive rebuke to the Obama…
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Obama’s Own Watchdogs Say Administration Violates the Law
“This is the most transparent administration in history.” – President Barack Obama…
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If Bush's $4 Trillion Debt Was "Unpatriotic," What Is Obama's $7 Trillion?
"That's irresponsible.  It's unpatriotic!"  So said Barack Obama on July 3, 2008…
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Senator Sessions: Every Citizen Must Demand To Know Where Their Senator Stands On President's Planned Executive Amnesty
U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL), a senior member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and Ranking Member…
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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
 
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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?