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Senator Sessions: Every Citizen Must Demand To Know Where Their Senator Stands On President's Planned Executive Amnesty
By Senator Jeff Sessions
Thursday, August 07 2014
U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL), a senior member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and Ranking Member of the Budget Committee, delivered the following prepared remarks on August 5, 2014, regarding the urgent need for the Senate to consider House-passed legislation to block the President's planned executive amnesty and grant of mass work authorizations: “The immigration policies of President Obama are having a devastating effect on the classical American goal of a fair, lawful system of immigration that serves the national interests. He has directed federal immigration officers…
 
ObamaCare Sparks Fight Among California's Central Planners
Federalism and the free market don't always go together, especially not in a Nanny-state like California.…
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Obama Administration Questions Others' Patriotism While Obstructing Bipartisan Corporate Tax Reform
It may come as a surprise to many, but the United States imposes the developed world's highest corporate…
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CFIF State Sovereignty Project
DATE OF LAST UPDATE:  July 31, 2014 Welcome to the Center for Individual Freedom's State Sovereignty…
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Obama’s Last Two Years: The Worst Yet?
A political operative friend of mine recently posed a question that’s arresting in its implications:…
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Senator McConnell: Protecting Free Speech Means Standing Up For It No Matter What
This article originally appeared in the Washington Examiner on July 24, 2014. One of the glories of…
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Humiliating New Legal Defeat for Obama Administration, but Rule of Law Remains in the Balance
You don't need a fancy legal degree to understand that Congress intended for every eligible American…
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IRS, Immigration Scandals Are Destroying the Obama Administration’s Credibility
With the IRS scandal and immigration crisis revealing new depths of duplicity in the highest levels of…
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America’s Civic Failure: Have We Gotten What We Deserve?
Being a conservative — or, for that matter, any American with the decency to recoil at Barack Obama’s…
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"War on Women?" Federal Law Has Protected Contraceptives and Equal Pay for 50 Years
In 1963, President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act to "prohibit discrimination on account…
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Perry, Paul and the GOP’s Foreign Policy Future
What a difference a decade makes. Imagine if, in 2004 — with George W. Bush in the heat of a reelection…
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Question of the Week   
Which of the following Cold War events led to the establishment of the “Hotline,” a direct telephone link between the White House and the Kremlin?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"Much public skepticism about the government’s response to Ebola stems from the dogmatic pronouncements of Obama administration officials. In a video message early last month on stopping the virus, for example, President Obama asserted that 'we know how to do it.' He was wrong. ... To fix his messaging problem, President Obama has appointed political fixer Ron Klain as its new Ebola response '…[more]
 
 
—Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Former FDA Deputy Commissioner and Tevi Troy, Former HHS Deputy Secretary
— Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Former FDA Deputy Commissioner and Tevi Troy, Former HHS Deputy Secretary
 
Liberty Poll   

In dealing with deadly and difficult-to-curtail infectious diseases such as Ebola, should government-imposed travel bans and quarantines supersede civil liberty and other concerns?