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Dodd-Frank, ObamaCare, and the Erosion of the Rule of Law
By Timothy H. Lee
Thursday, July 11 2013
This article was originally published by Forbes on June 10, 2013. “…He has erected a Multitude of new Offices, and sent hither Swarms of Officers to harass our People, and eat out their Substance…”  – The Declaration of Independence Since our inception, we’ve aspired to remain a nation of laws, not of men. For that to be true, however, our laws must be of sufficient clarity that we can understand them and guide our conduct accordingly.  Otherwise, the rule of law dissipates, and the tyranny of bureaucrats expands. On March 23, 2010,…
 
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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Obama NSA Files Revealed [Satire]
After pledging a new era of transparency, the Obama Administration has been rocked by a string of scandals…
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N.Y. Times Concedes on Global Warming
With tornadoes in the news lately, here’s a timely gem from the climate change hysteria vault. …
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Immigration and Trust: Washington Can’t Be Believed
Here’s an ironclad rule for negotiating with someone of dubious trustworthiness: don’t give…
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ObamaCare Dividing Unions and White House
Labor union bosses were some of the fiercest supporters of President Barack Obama’s health care…
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Question of the Week   
Voters in how many states will be asked in the November 2014 mid-term elections to accept or reject state-wide ballot measures to legalize the recreational use of marijuana?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"In an effort to keep the public calm, the CDC pretended to know more about Ebola than it actually does.First, the CDC insisted that Ebola is very difficult to transmit from person to person. But, that is clearly not true. This particular Ebola strain appears to be more infectious than others. ...Second, the CDC insisted that Ebola is not airborne. That is probably mostly true, but it may not be entirely…[more]
 
 
—Alex Berezow, RealClearScience Founding Editor and USA TODAY's Board of Contributors Member
— Alex Berezow, RealClearScience Founding Editor and USA TODAY's Board of Contributors Member
 
Liberty Poll   

Thinking only about voting procedures and requirements in your state, how much confidence do you have that voter fraud will be kept to a minimum in the 2014 midterm elections?