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Empire Center Report: N.Y. State's "Clean Energy Standard" Amounts to $3.4 BILLION Tax Hike

CFIF remains vigilant in sounding the alarm about a costly new crony capitalist "Clean Energy Standard" (CES) boondoggle in New York state, and a new report this week from the Empire Center for Public Policy further exposes the destructively high cost that state citizens and businesses will pay under the plan.

The CES is a global warming alarmist scheme unveiled last month by New York's Public Service Commission (PSC), whose members were appointed by Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo.  The plan imposes a draconian demand that at least 50% of the state's energy will come from carbon-neutral plants like solar and wind by just 14 years from today.  The CES plan would compel New York power generators to purchase "Zero Emission Credits" (ZECs) from carbon-neutral generators through a state…[more]

September 29, 2016 • 07:55 pm
 No, "Stop and Frisk" Isn't Unconstitutional

No, "Stop and Frisk" Isn't Unconstitutional

The public understands that proactive policing via such methods as stop and frisk has saved untold thousands of lives and fully squares with the Constitution, partisan claims to the contrary notwithstanding.

Hillary, Interrupted

Hillary, Interrupted

Whatever happened to "I Am Woman, Hear Me Roar"? Whither "Girl Power"? When did Rosie the Riveter's "We Can Do It!" give way to Hillary the Haranguer's "We Can't Handle It"?

 CFIF Supreme Court Quiz

CFIF Supreme Court Quiz

Take CFIF’s 10-Question Supreme Court Quiz and test your knowledge of our Nation’s Highest Court.

 Clinton's Failure at Foggy Bottom

Clinton's Failure at Foggy Bottom

Hillary Clinton boasts that her experience traveling to 112 countries as secretary of state qualifies her to be president. Don't believe it.

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SCOTUS: A Look Back and a Look Ahead

Mark Chenoweth, General Counsel at the Washington Legal Foundation, discusses the U.S. Supreme Court's NOT Top 10 cases from the October 2015 Term, why certiorari should have been granted in those cases, and how the October 2016 Term is shaping up[more]
The Iran Deal: What Went Wrong

Tzvi Kahn, Senior Policy Analyst at The Foreign Policy Initiative, discusses why the Obama Administration's claim regarding cash payment to Iran lacks credibility, how the Iran deal still lacks transparency and what the 2016 presidential candidates should be prepared to discuss regarding Iran[more]
Fact Checking the Fact Checkers

Sarah Westwood, Watchdog Reporter for the Washington Examiner, discusses the first presidential debate, candidate gaffes and things learned from Hillary Clinton's FBI files[more]
The Imminent Collapse of ObamaCare Exchanges

Phil Kerpen, President of American Commitment, discusses why ObamaCare exchanges are on the edge of collapse and how taxpayers are at risk[more]
 
The Dark Side of Green Energy

CFIF's Renee Giachino discusses a proposed new "green energy" rule by President Obama's Fish and Wildlife Service that would permit wind energy companies to kill…[more]
FCC Parties Like It's 1994

In this installment of the Freedom Minute, CFIF's Renee Giachino discusses the absurdity of the Federal Communications Commission's cable set-top box proposal...[more]
Defeating Cyberthieves

With cybercrime on the rise, CFIF's Renee Giachino discusses why cybertheft of America's intellectual property should be a kitchen table issue for all of us as it damages…[more]
More Inventors, Fewer Lawyers

CFIF's Renee Giachino discusses our nation's growing epidemic of frivolous patent litigation by illegitimate parties who hope to score "jackpot jury" verdicts or…[more]
Obama's Dereliction of Duty

In this edition of the Freedom Minute, CFIF's Renee Giachino discusses President Obama's handling of the growing threat from ISIS and how ensuring America's national…[more]
Saluting America's Heroes

This Veterans Day, the Center for Individual Freedom honors the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces...[more]
Question of the Week   
The first session of the U.S. Supreme Court was held on February 1, 1790, in which one of the following cities?
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"As the nation weighs who should next be trusted with the presidency, the current occupant of the White House seems poised to provide yet another reminder of the importance of maintaining checks on executive power. President Obama's Department of Health and Human Services has in recent weeks floated the possibility of the federal government using a backdoor method to funnel money to insurers losing…[more]
 
 
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— The Editors, Washington Examiner
 
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