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This Week's "Your Turn" Radio Lineup

Join CFIF Corporate Counsel and Senior Vice President Renee Giachino today from 4:00 p.m. CDT to 6:00 p.m. CDT (that’s 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. EDT) on Northwest Florida’s 1330 AM WEBY, as she hosts her radio show, “Your Turn: Meeting Nonsense with Commonsense.”  Today’s guest lineup includes:

4:00 CDT/5:00 pm EDT:  Timothy Lee, CFIF's Senior Vice President for Legal and Public Affairs - Net Neutrality, the Second Amendment and other Current Issues;

4:30 CDT/5:30 pm EDT:  Daniel Kochis, Research Fellow in the Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom - Brexit Vote, Now What?;

5:00 CDT/6:00 pm EDT:  Diego Echeverri, U.S. Army Veteran and Florida State Director for Concerned Veterans of America - "Caring for Our Heroes in the 21st Century Act"; and

5:30 CDT…[more]

June 27, 2016 • 03:39 pm

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As Our Economy Continues to Stagnate, the U.S. Falls Again in Annual Index of Economic Freedom
By Timothy H. Lee
Thursday, February 04 2016
Last week, the U.S. Commerce Department announced that our economy grew just 0.7% in the final quarter of 2015.  Days later, the annual Wall Street Journal/Heritage Foundation Index of Economic Freedom revealed that our standing once again declined last year.  Adding particular poignancy is the way in which those two measures tragically interrelate over the past decade.  Specifically, the Commerce Department announcement means that America's economy grew just 2.4% for the year 2015, the tenth straight year that we've grown less than 3%.  To put that into proper perspective…
 
College is Overdue for a Market Correction
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Obama's Job-Killing Diversity Police
If you're a white male looking for a job, it just got harder. Claiming women aren't getting paid enough…
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CFIF Scores Victory in Campaign Finance Case
On January 21, 2016, a three-judge panel on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit unanimously…
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Senator Cotton Rightly Defends Mandatory Minimum Sentences
At conservatism's core lies a reverence for wisdom accumulated through hard human experience.  Its…
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If you're pregnant or planning to be, rethink your vacation plans. The Centers for Disease Control and…
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Federal Court Deals Obama Administration Another Humiliating Defeat
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Which one of the following incumbent First Ladies was the first to officially address party delegates at the Democratic or Republican National Conventions?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"The Spanish Armada, Waterloo, the Battle of Britain and Brexit: Once again 'Little England' boldly defied a European tyranny. ... This was a triumph of democracy over bureaucracy, of the average citizen over a new aristocracy, of cherished identity over the left's dreams of a global meta-state. For now, economic hysteria reigns, irrational, vindictive and bewildered. But just as things never turn…[more]
 
 
—Ralph Peters, LTC, USA-Ret., Author, Columnist and Commentator
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Liberty Poll   

While the UK’s vote to exit the European Union will produce a period of global economic and political turmoil, does it make you feel more optimistic or more pessimistic about the long-term future?