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

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April 24, 2014 • 09:58 am

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“Recovery Summer,” Episode V – New Government Report Shows U.S. Economy Stalling Five Years into Recovery
By Timothy H. Lee
Thursday, August 01 2013
Three long years ago this week, on August 2, 2010, former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner announced unambiguously in The New York Times, “Welcome to the Recovery.”  That was during the second of the Obama Administration’s so-called “Recovery Summers.”  Now into our fifth such summer, Americans still await an actual recovery.  That unfortunate reality was reinforced this week, when the U.S. Commerce Department announced second-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) growth of just 1.7%.  That follows first-quarter 2013 growth of just 1.1%, and…
 
Obama Gripped by Intellectual Exhaustion
There are certain surefire signs that you’re losing in politics. Foremost among them: You spend…
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Detroit’s ObamaCare Bailout Could Bankrupt the Young and Healthy
With the Obama administration gearing up to spend $700 million on an advertising blitz to convince the…
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Detroit vs. Houston: Laboratories for Liberalism, Conservatism
Liberals incessantly claim fealty to “science,” while falsely caricaturing libertarians and…
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ObamaCare’s “Data Hub” Should be Its Death Knell
With a string of controversial policy decisions, ObamaCare’s Federal Data Hub is shaping up to…
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Why Character Still Matters
In economics, they call it the principal-agent problem. When someone else is entrusted with carrying…
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Obama Ties Nixon for Lowest Public Approval at This Point in Presidency
In 2008, Barack Obama immodestly cited Ronald Reagan as the type of “transformative” president…
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After Zimmerman: In Defense of “Stand Your Ground” Laws
Since its earliest days, the Obama administration has been guided by the mantra, “never let a crisis…
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The Next President: Who Best Compensates for Obama’s Failings?
The American electorate has a reliable propensity to behave like a spurned lover. Just as a heartbroken…
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Cutting a Check Vs. Cutting Costs: How Government Mismanages the Economy
The federal government has constructed a virtually perfect system by which to create a dependent class.…
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Illinois Joins the Other 49 States, Finally Ends Blanket Prohibition on Right to Keep and Bear Arms
This week, Illinois ended its dubious distinction as the final state prohibiting citizens from carrying…
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Question of the Week   
How much is the Internal Revenue Service expected to pay out in employee bonuses for fiscal year 2013?
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"If foot-dragging were a competitive sport, President Obama and his administration would be world champions for their performance in delaying the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. ...  Last Friday afternoon, the time when officials make announcements they hope no one will notice, the State Department declared that it is putting off a decision on Keystone XL indefinitely — or at least, it…[more]
 
 
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