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October 24, 2014 • 10:26 am

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Jester's CourtroomLegal tales stranger than stranger than fiction: Ridiculous and sometimes funny lawsuits plaguing our courts.
Rand Paul Changes His Tune as Public Opinion on Foreign Policy Shifts
By Timothy H. Lee
Thursday, September 04 2014
Joe Biden uncloaked his fanciful inner hawk this week in response to escalating butchery in the Middle East, but commentators largely overlooked a tawdry irony in his most highly publicized comment:  "When people harm Americans, we don't retreat.  We don't forget.  We take care of those who are grieving.  And when that's finished, they should know we will follow them to the gates of Hell, until they are brought to justice.  Because Hell is where they will reside.  Hell is where they will reside!"  Biden's assurance will surely come as news to the families…
 
Time to Make Congress Telecommute?
If you want a sign that America’s civic health is not yet in terminal decline, here you go: We…
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How to Think About GOP Governors Who Expand Medicaid
With Republican governors in Pennsylvania and Tennessee recently agreeing to expand their states’…
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Warren Buffett Abandons Obama
Agitated by the predictable consequences of their tax and regulatory agenda, liberals and the Obama Administration…
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Obama: Lead or Get Out of the Way
Were Barack Obama gliding into a typical presidential dénouement — his last years in office…
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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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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?