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Ramirez Cartoon: The Most Transparent Administration Ever

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

View more of Michael Ramirez’s cartoons on CFIF’s website here.…[more]

July 23, 2014 • 10:52 am
Obama’s Deferred Action and Human Trafficking Law Are a Toxic Mix

Obama’s Deferred Action and Human Trafficking Law Are a Toxic Mix

The fundamental cause of the childhood illegal immigration wave we are seeing is not a compassionate law trying to protect the victims of human trafficking. It’s the president’s unilateral decision not to enforce America’s immigration laws on an entire class of people.

"War on Women?" Federal Law Has Protected Contraceptives and Equal Pay for 50 Years

"War on Women?" Federal Law Has Protected Contraceptives and Equal Pay for 50 Years

Embarrassingly for Obama, The Washington Post this month exposed the White House's hypocrisy on the matter under the headline "Male-Female Pay Gap Remains Entrenched at White House"...

Perry, Paul and the GOP’s Foreign Policy Future

Perry, Paul and the GOP’s Foreign Policy Future

The right balance is to be judicious in our choice of interventions — but to be implacable once we’ve decided to act. That’s the foreign policy of a confident, cautious superpower.

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No Clear Winners, only Losers, in the Middle East

Evan Moore, Senior Policy Analyst at the Foreign Policy Initiative, explains that there are no winners - only losers - in the ongoing unrest in the Middle East, whether a broader war is imminent and why President Obama needs to take real action[more]
Can Peace in the Middle East be Sparked by the United States?

Dakota Wood, Senior Research Fellow in Defense Programs at The Heritage Foundation, discusses foreign policy, how U.S. inaction around the world creates opportunities for our enemies, and whether any government can have leverage over Hamas in the Middle East[more]
What Can and Should Be Done to Reign In Obama Administration's Lawlessness?

Ashton Ellis, CFIF Fellow and Adjunct Faculty at Pepperdine University School of Public Policy, discusses why critics agree that President Obama is failing to uphold his oath of office, Sarah Palin's premise that Obama is acting lawlessly with respect to America's unsecured border crisis, and[more]
The Growing Crisis in Iraq and the Middle East

Robert Zarate, Policy Director of the Foreign Policy Initiative, discusses why the collapse of Iraq would be a disaster for American interests and security in the Middle East and what America should do in Iraq[more]
 
The Media Grows a (Baby) Backbone 

CFIF's Renee Giachino discusses the mainstream media's treatment of the Obama administration and how important it is that the Fourth Estate begin to hold the administration…[more]
Independence ... from What?

With Independence Day approaching, CFIF's Renee Giachino urges us to remember what makes our nation great limited government, free markets, and human liberty and hold the politicians…[more]
"Suck it Up and Salute"

From the squalid conditions in the VA to Obama skipping the traditional Memorial Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery to go on vacation, CFIF's Renee Giachino laments…[more]
The Freedom to Criticize Government

CFIF's Renee Giachino discusses the latest push by Congressional Democrats to amend the U.S. Constitution to grant Congress the power to further stifle political speech...[more]
The Respect Our Veterans Deserve

CFIF's Renee Giachino discusses the national scandal engulfing the Veterans Administration ("VA"), the systemic dysfunction that plagues the VA, and the need for meaningful…[more]
The Special Interests President

CFIF's Renee Giachino discusses the special interest-driven politics that is to blame for the ongoing delays preventing construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline...[more]
Question of the Week   
Mandatory vaccination laws were first enacted in the U.S. to prevent the spread of which one of the following communicable diseases?
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"The breadth of problems at the VA has proven continually surprising, even as the torrent of unrelated bad news knocks new revelations about VA corruption off the front pages. The Office of Special Counsel investigating the VA is looking into 67 whistleblower complaints -- 25 of which have been initiated since June 1. ...  There’s no question that the extent and urgency of the problems at the…[more]
 
 
—Mark Hemingway, The Weekly Standard
— Mark Hemingway, The Weekly Standard
 
Liberty Poll   

Should Congress grant President Obama’s emergency request to provide almost $4 billion for the illegal immigration crisis that is spiraling out of control?