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October 24, 2014 • 10:26 am

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What Would a Real “Change Election” Look Like?
By Troy Senik
Thursday, August 14 2014
By all accounts, November’s midterm elections look likely to deal a decisive rebuke to the Obama Administration, currently at a nadir in public opinion. Should Republicans retake the Senate — an outcome that looks exceedingly plausible — they’ll control both houses of Congress, as well as holding a slim (though unreliable) majority on the Supreme Court. But what will the effects of that victory look like in real terms? To be sure, Republican control of Congress virtually assures that Barack Obama’s final days in office will be devoid of any major legislative accomplishments.…
 
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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ObamaCare Sparks Fight Among California's Central Planners
Federalism and the free market don't always go together, especially not in a Nanny-state like California.…
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Obama Administration Questions Others' Patriotism While Obstructing Bipartisan Corporate Tax Reform
It may come as a surprise to many, but the United States imposes the developed world's highest corporate…
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CFIF State Sovereignty Project
DATE OF LAST UPDATE:  October 24, 2014 Welcome to the Center for Individual Freedom's State…
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Obama’s Last Two Years: The Worst Yet?
A political operative friend of mine recently posed a question that’s arresting in its implications:…
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Senator McConnell: Protecting Free Speech Means Standing Up For It No Matter What
This article originally appeared in the Washington Examiner on July 24, 2014. One of the glories of…
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Humiliating New Legal Defeat for Obama Administration, but Rule of Law Remains in the Balance
You don't need a fancy legal degree to understand that Congress intended for every eligible American…
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IRS, Immigration Scandals Are Destroying the Obama Administration’s Credibility
With the IRS scandal and immigration crisis revealing new depths of duplicity in the highest levels of…
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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?