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Podcast: Will Congress the Dice to Prohibit Internet Gambling?

Timothy Lee, CFIF's Senior Vice President for Legal and Public Affairs, discusses the 1951 federal Wire Act, internet sports betting and the history of state regulation of gambling across the country.

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April 21, 2017 • 01:23 pm

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Clinton Destroys Medicare
By Betsy McCaughey
Wednesday, July 20 2016
Hillary Clinton is taking a sledgehammer to Medicare. In a move calculated to fire up the extreme left wing of the Democratic Party, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton pledges to open Medicare to people 55 to 64, and make a "public option" insurance plan for all ages. The 65-and-overs are already having a hard time finding a doctor willing to accept Medicare's stingy payments. Clinton's proposals will suddenly invite in millions more patients competing for the same doctors. Seniors, brace yourselves for long waits to see a doctor. Medicare is stretched so thin to meet the needs of…
 
The Dumbest Idea
If there were a contest for the most stupid idea in politics, my choice would be the assumption that…
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How Obama Divides America
At the funeral service for five slain Dallas cops, President Barack Obama delivered another one of his…
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America’s 30-year-old Tax Code, Now Serving: No One
With our two major parties holding conventions this month and setting agendas for the next four years…
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Gallup Poll: Americans Still Value Police and Military Highest
Events this summer make each day seem worse than the preceding one, creating an alarming sense of national…
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Congressional Black Corruption
If Black Lives Matter, then why have entrenched members of the Congressional Black Caucus spent more…
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Sanctuary Hospitals: Who Pays the Bills?
Medical bills are pushing more Americans into severe financial distress, even if they have insurance.…
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The War on Cops
There was never a more appropriately named book than "The War on Cops" by Heather Mac Donald…
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The War on Cops: Part II
Even in this age of runaway emotions, there are still some people who want to know the facts. Nowhere…
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Orgy of Guilt
The Islamic State, you have to acknowledge, is on quite a roll. Over the July 4 weekend, the FBI arrested…
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Hillarygate: FBI Director's Factual Conclusions Match Applicable Federal Statute
Did Hillary Clinton violate federal law by using an unsecured personal email system as Secretary of State? …
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Question of the Week   
Which one of the following decades saw the origin of individual income taxes in the U.S.?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"House Republicans are reportedly ready to return any day now to health-insurance reform after the spectacular failure in late March of the American Health Care Act, the resoundingly unpopular bill to 'replace' the long-unpopular and misnamed Affordable Care Act. This time, they need to deliver: After seven years of promises to repeal Obamacare root and branch, the party can't go back to the voters…[more]
 
 
—Dan McLaughlin, Esq., National Review OnLine Contributing Columnist
— Dan McLaughlin, Esq., National Review OnLine Contributing Columnist
 
Liberty Poll   

In light of current international threat levels, do you believe Congress will sufficiently fund the U.S. military to begin replenishing necessary major equipment shortages?