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

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June 28, 2016 • 10:37 am

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Socialist Paradises? More Scandinavians Migrate to America Than Vice-Versa
By Timothy H. Lee
Thursday, June 09 2016
Beyond the intrinsic merit of human freedom itself, free market economies bring greater prosperity and well-being to mankind than their alternatives.  Socialism's history, in contrast, remains one of comparative misery, material deprivation and brute oppression under the force of government.  That record isn't coincidental or statistically insignificant, given the sheer number of times socialism has been attempted in all corners of the world, in nations of all sizes and in a wide variety of circumstances.  Comparative failure and deprivation are simply inherent in socialism itself. …
 
CFIF Flag Day Quiz

Take CFIF's 13-Question Quiz to test your knowledge of our Nation's Flag. (Answer key…
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A Builder or a Blabber in the White House
On Monday, Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen gave a somber assessment of the current jobs market…
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Measuring Life By the Spoonful
"How is your daughter doing?" is one of the most complicated questions I've had to answer.…
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Is Personal Responsibility Obsolete?
Among the many disturbing signs of our times are conservatives and libertarians of high intelligence…
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The 'War On Salt' Is Bad Policy Based on Bad Science
The Center for Science in the Public Interest, one of the few openly authoritarian organizations functioning…
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Don't Go Wobbly on Criminal Justice
Senator Tom Cotton (R - Arkansas) recently created controversy by observing that, contrary to fashionable…
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The $16 Billion Tax-Credit Black Hole
President Obama and GOP House Speaker Paul Ryan want to expand it. Tax preparation companies and illegal…
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Germs Multiply While CDC Fiddles
Federal officials are predicting doom because a Pennsylvania woman became infected with a germ that can't…
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Socialism for the Uninformed
Socialism sounds great. It has always sounded great. And it will probably always continue to sound great.…
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Captain America, Barack Obama and Surrender of U.S. Internet Authority
In the new blockbuster "Captain America: Civil War," which I highly recommend to anyone debating…
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Question of the Week   
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   
 
"After a more than two-year investigation into the 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, House Republicans are set to release a lengthy report Tuesday recounting the events that led to the deaths of four American diplomats. ... The report highlights the military's failure to carry out Defense Secretary Leon Panetta's order to deploy forces to Benghazi and the lengthy delay that prevented the military…[more]
 
 
—Andrea Mitchell, Alex Moe and Abigail Williams, NBC News
— Andrea Mitchell, Alex Moe and Abigail Williams, NBC News
 
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?