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Alert:  Hey Obama: Hands Off the Internet!

Podcast:  Lawsuit Further Exposes IRS Scandal

Jester’s Courtroom:  What Took So Long?

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Quiz:  Question of the Week

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For Obama Analogies, Look Deeper than Carter
By Troy Senik
Thursday, August 15 2013
There was a time early in Barack Obama’s first term when armchair analysts thought they had an analogy all worked out for the new president. Obama, by this telling, was the second coming of Jimmy Carter, another figure swept from relative obscurity to the commanding heights of the presidency in a short period. Like Carter, Obama is an unrepentant liberal with a self-righteous streak and a tendency to look feckless on the world stage. In reality, the analogy may have sold both men short. Obama, for his part, has not come to be viewed by the public as the utterly helpless figure that Carter…
 
A War Worth Fighting: Rand Paul and Chris Christie
Don’t look now, but the 2016 presidential campaign just got kicked off a few years early. The occasion:…
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Misunderstanding ObamaCare’s Employer Mandate could be Costly for Small Businesses
What if Congress amends a key part of ObamaCare, but doesn’t fix the underlying problem? That…
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CBS – Time Warner Standoff Reemphasizes Need to Deregulate TV Marketplace
While CBS and Time Warner struggle to reach agreement over fees for carrying CBS’s programming…
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“Recovery Summer,” Episode V – New Government Report Shows U.S. Economy Stalling Five Years into Recovery
Three long years ago this week, on August 2, 2010, former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner announced…
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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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Question of the Week   
On which one of the following dates during the War of 1812 did British troops march into our nation’s capital and set fire to the city?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"These are the worst people on earth. They openly, proudly crucify enemies, enslave women and murder men en masse. These are not the usual bad guys out for land, plunder or power. These are primitive cultists who celebrate slaughter, glory in bloodlust and slit the throats of innocents as a kind of sacrament.  We have now seen what air cover for Kurdish/Iraqi boots on the ground can achieve. But…[more]
 
 
—Charles Krauthammer, Syndicated Columnist
— Charles Krauthammer, Syndicated Columnist
 
Liberty Poll   

Will the indictment of Texas Governor Rick Perry hurt or help him politically?