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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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The Return of Assassination Fascination
By Michelle Malkin
Wednesday, November 23 2016
Alert the CDC: Left-wing America has been overcome by another contagious epidemic of assassination fascination. It's time to declare a public health crisis. In San Antonio last week, two high school students performed a sicko skit depicting the assassination of President-elect Donald Trump. In Cleveland, unhinged 24-year-old Zachary Benson tweeted his "life goal is to assassinate Trump." The hashtag #AssassinateTrump surfaced on Twitter, along with a flood of bloodthirsty death wishes. Another #AssassinateTrump threat came from Atlanta public transit employee Aleama Philips, who tweeted…
 
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People who call themselves "progressives" claim to be forward-looking, but a remarkable amount…
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Terrified Liberals Rediscover Federalism
It's been a traumatic week for liberals (although conservatives face their own struggle to stifle laughter…
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Trump vs. the Federal Bureaucracy
Donald Trump's triumph over Hillary Clinton presages an even bigger battle against the heart of the Democratic…
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The Slacker Mandate and the Safety Pin Generation
News flash, kids: Things aren't free. Things cost money. And "free" things provided to you…
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Trump Seals Obama's Legacy
"I will consider it a personal insult, an insult to my legacy, if this community lets down its guard…
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CFIF Veterans Day Quiz
Take CFIF’s 11-Question Veterans Day Quiz and test your knowledge of the brave men and women…
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Identity Politics in America: a Post-Mortem
Here is what eight years of President Obama's "post-racial" reign have wrought. The weekend…
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Votes Count, Rules Count More
The outcome of the wildest presidential election in our lifetimes will likely boil down to the rules…
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Liberals Crave Monopoly on Political Speech
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Which one of the following decades saw the origin of individual income taxes in the U.S.?
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"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?