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

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April 24, 2014 • 09:58 am

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Congress Should Act Against Mandatory Medicare
By Quin Hillyer
Wednesday, January 16 2013
In a hugely disappointing end to a long-running legal battle, the Supreme Court refused to consider whether a federal agency can enforce a burdensome new policy, invented out of thin air, without even going through a formal regulatory process. But the overall policy fight should not be over. Instead, it should be shifted, with great fanfare, to the political arena. The issue, about which I’ve written many times, involves a bureaucratic sleight of hand by which: The feds… insist that anybody who voluntary turns down Medicare hospital benefits (even while still paying full Medicare…
 
Gun Debate: U.S. Murder Rate Actually Low Worldwide
Joe Biden suggested this week that the Obama Administration can simply bypass the democratic process…
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Defend Defense; Win Political Battle
If they want to succeed in policy and politics any time soon, conservatives/Republicans must adopt significant…
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ObamaCare and the Doctor Shortage
What if 20 million Americans get mandated health insurance, but there aren’t enough primary care…
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The Vindication of George W. Bush
“I just wanted to thank so many on the other side after all these years, for finally acknowledging…
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Could Mike Pence be GOP’s Best Hope in 2016?
“Washington DC does not have a revenue problem, it has a spending problem.”  With those…
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‘Fiscal Cliff’ Fight Ended in a Draw
Conservative doomsayers should chill out. This week’s installment of a budget deal is definitely…
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As Obama Exploits Massacre for Partisan “Fiscal Cliff” Gain, Some Important Gun Facts to Consider
What happened at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut isn’t fairly a “tragedy.” …
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Budget’s Sessions is Right to Want Budget Sessions
One reason the substance of the “Fiscal Cliff” negotiations has been so unsatisfactory is…
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Chuck Hagel as Defense Secretary: The Best Conservatives Can Hope For?
This week the White House let the press know that President Barack Obama is considering Chuck Hagel,…
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Louisiana Education Reform: Making Government Work “Public Service” Once More
Underneath the fights that have raged in recent years over the future of public employment – from…
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Question of the Week   
How much is the Internal Revenue Service expected to pay out in employee bonuses for fiscal year 2013?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"If foot-dragging were a competitive sport, President Obama and his administration would be world champions for their performance in delaying the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. ...  Last Friday afternoon, the time when officials make announcements they hope no one will notice, the State Department declared that it is putting off a decision on Keystone XL indefinitely — or at least, it…[more]
 
 
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