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

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July 23, 2014 • 10:52 am

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In Media Probe, Holder Violated DOJ Rules
By Ashton Ellis
Thursday, June 06 2013
It looks like the First Amendment isn’t the only stricture Eric Holder violated when he targeted Fox News reporter James Rosen for unprecedented secret surveillance. According to official Department of Justice guidelines, the Attorney General failed to apply federally required rules explicitly designed to protect members of the media from government harassment.  The guidelines appear in the Code of Federal Regulations, a comprehensive set of rules that carry the force of law. In 28 CFR 50.10, a series of principles are laid out that must be applied by the Attorney General when approving…
 
In the War on Terror, a Surrender
James Lileks, the great wag of Minnesota, recently opened his National Review column with an observation…
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Congress Has the Right – Perhaps the Duty – To Impeach Eric Holder
As House Republicans ramp up their investigations into the Obama administration’s growing number…
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When Even Barney Frank Sings the Praises of Free Markets, We Must Listen
This article was originally published by Forbes on May 28, 2013. Three years ago this month, in the…
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Background Checks, Anyone? IRS, AP and Fox Scandals Confirm Potential for Bureaucratic Injustice
The dovetailing IRS, AP and Fox News scandals expose the shockingly routine contempt that federal bureaucrats…
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Fast and Furious: Who Is Dennis Burke?
With three big scandals enveloping the Obama White House simultaneously, and multiple other outrages…
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Democrats Look to Turn ObamaCare into State-Level Advantage in 2014
With the 2014 midterm elections coming into view, ObamaCare is poised to become one of the biggest issues…
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The IRS, Campaign Finance and Freedom of Association
Amid the unfolding IRS scandal, one important lesson remains underreported.  Going forward and…
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Death in Benghazi, Dishonor in Washington
Liberals, whose faith is the state and whose catechism consists of vapid slogans, have grown fond in…
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Obamite Thuggery Has Long History
It was Michael Barone who first wrote that Barack Obama was a practitioner of “gangster government.”…
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Sebelius’s ObamaCare Fundraising an Abuse of Power
With the revelation that HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is soliciting health industry executives for…
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Question of the Week   
Mandatory vaccination laws were first enacted in the U.S. to prevent the spread of which one of the following communicable diseases?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"The breadth of problems at the VA has proven continually surprising, even as the torrent of unrelated bad news knocks new revelations about VA corruption off the front pages. The Office of Special Counsel investigating the VA is looking into 67 whistleblower complaints -- 25 of which have been initiated since June 1. ...  There’s no question that the extent and urgency of the problems at the…[more]
 
 
—Mark Hemingway, The Weekly Standard
— Mark Hemingway, The Weekly Standard
 
Liberty Poll   

Should Congress grant President Obama’s emergency request to provide almost $4 billion for the illegal immigration crisis that is spiraling out of control?