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Lee:  Rand Paul, John Stossel and Disgraceful Commentary in the Ferguson Aftermath

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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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After Zimmerman: In Defense of “Stand Your Ground” Laws
By Ashton Ellis
Thursday, July 18 2013
Since its earliest days, the Obama administration has been guided by the mantra, “never let a crisis go to waste.” At the time, the phrase helped explain why President Barack Obama and his advisors used the economic crisis he inherited to ram through a costly and completely unrelated overhaul of the nation’s health care system. Now, Attorney General Eric Holder is using a similar sleight-of-hand to turn George Zimmerman’s acquittal into an activist agenda to repeal a law that had no bearing on the outcome of Zimmerman’s trial.   The law being targeted by…
 
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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Dodd-Frank, ObamaCare, and the Erosion of the Rule of Law
This article was originally published by Forbes on June 10, 2013. “…He has erected…
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ObamaCare Delays Will Increase Welfare Dependency
Delaying ObamaCare’s employer mandate and verification requirements is a brilliant case of liberals…
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Behind the Headlines: The Supreme Court and Vindication of George W. Bush
This month, America passed a surprising and significant milestone.  According to Gallup, George…
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The Imperial Presidency Goes Green
Three words from Barack Obama’s presidency sum up the President’s casual relationship with…
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Five Reasons to Oppose Latest Senate Immigration Bill
With the Senate gearing up to pass the third version of the Gang of Eight’s immigration reform…
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A Tale of Four Berlin Speeches: JFK, Reagan and Obama
Four presidential speeches in Berlin manifest the worrisome trajectory of American vigor, the contrasting…
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Rand Paul’s Constitutional Reform of Immigration
Even though the United States Senate refused to adopt Rand Paul’s amendment to the Gang of Eight’s…
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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?