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

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August 29, 2014 • 05:56 am

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VA Scandal Scapegoating: Don’t Blame Insufficient Spending, Bush or Iraq and Afghan Wars
By Timothy H. Lee
Thursday, June 05 2014
The burgeoning Department of Veterans Affairs scandal presages the dysfunctional future of ObamaCare, and it serves to erode what remains of Americans’ faith in the big-government model more generally.  For that reason, liberals find themselves desperate to rationalize by trotting out their usual litany of scapegoats:  insufficient spending, the Afghan and Iraq wars, George W. Bush and even the Koch brothers.  “This predates my presidency,” pleaded Barack Obama in implicitly blaming Bush.  “When I was in the Senate,” he said, “I was on the…
 
Barack Obama, Presidential Kamikaze
I have to admit, I’ve always had a hard time with arguments that President Obama is intentionally…
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Minnesota’s First “Unsession” Repeals 1,175 Laws
In an era when most liberals are busy trying to grow government, Democratic leaders in Minnesota just…
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New ObamaCare Fissures Emerge, as Stunned Labor Unions Chafe at Higher Costs
Pop some popcorn, grab a cold one, sit back and enjoy this emerging spectacle.  Labor unions were…
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Mind the Gap: The Dangerous Distance Between Civilians and the Military
In a just world, the scandal over the mistreatment of retired military members by the Department of Veterans…
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Is Indiana Governor Mike Pence Falling into ObamaCare’s Medicaid Trap?
Indiana Republican Governor Mike Pence says his plan to use ObamaCare’s Medicaid dollars to expand…
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“Net Neutrality” and “Title II”: A Brief Primer on Two Dangerous Ideas
In recent days, the terms “Net Neutrality” and “Title II” have interspersed our…
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Yes, the VA Is a Real Scandal; No, Obama Won’t Do Anything About It
After years of throwing palm fronds before President Obama’s feet, the sycophants in the media…
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How to Calculate Your ObamaCare HIT (Health Insurance Tax)
What’s so affordable about a health care law that imposes $100 billion in sales taxes on consumers?…
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While IRS Scandal Deepens, Liberals Undertake a Rewrite of the First Amendment
This week, the ongoing Internal Revenue Service (IRS) scandal entered a new and more serious phase.…
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Liberal Insanity on Mental Health
There are certain issues on which America — goaded by a perpetually breathless media — can…
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Question of the Week   
Which one of the following individuals is credited with describing the office of Vice President of the United States as “the spare tire on the automobile of government”?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"The White House appears to be moving full-speed ahead on an executive order that would provide widespread protection to illegal immigrants from deportation, Republicans -- and maybe some Democrats -- be damned.  Those close to the process expect an order in the first few weeks of September -- and expect it, in the words of one immigration advocate, to be 'significant.'  White House aides stress…[more]
 
 
—James Oliphant, National Journal White House Correspondent
— James Oliphant, National Journal White House Correspondent
 
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Do you believe ISIS currently has the operational ability to carry out a significant terrorist attack inside the U.S.?