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Online Gaming Bill: Congressional Debate Should Include Pro-Liberty, Pro-Federalism Voices

We at CFIF believe that the issue of online gaming should remain something addressed at the state level, as opposed to a new one-size-fits all nationwide ban over all 50 states.  We therefore oppose proposed federal legislation deceptively named the Restoration of America's Wire Act (RAWA).

Rather than disrespect the foundational concept of state sovereignty in our federal system, not to mention the principles of free markets and individual consumer choice, it would be better for Congress to simply maintain existing law.  After all, what reasonable person today believes that even more federal regulation of something traditionally left to states and individual Americans should be commandeered by federal bureaucrats within a one-size-fits all straightjacket?  On the heels of the Federal…[more]

March 06, 2015 • 11:47 am
White House: Obama “Very Interested” in Unilaterally Raising Taxes

White House: Obama “Very Interested” in Unilaterally Raising Taxes

If this latest development confirms anything it is that President Obama will not stop usurping Congress' role as lawmaker until the legislative branch gives him a reason to.

Netanyahu Echoes Churchill, While Obama Channels Chamberlain

Netanyahu Echoes Churchill, While Obama Channels Chamberlain

Today, Barack Obama appears curiously frantic to finalize a similarly worthless paper treaty with the malevolent nuclear aspirant Iran. As with Chamberlain, Obama's admirers applaud in fealty.

 Will Carly Fiorina Be the Sleeper Candidate of 2016?

Will Carly Fiorina Be the Sleeper Candidate of 2016?

God help any Republican aspiring to break out of obscurity in the 2016 presidential race.

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U.S. Policy Toward Iran's Nuclear Program

Evan Moore, Senior Policy Analyst at the Foreign Policy Initiative, discusses talks between top nuclear officials from Iran and the United States, the impact of sanctions against Iran because of its nuclear weapons program, funding for the Department of Homeland Security and terrorism threats at American[more]
A Wake Up Call for America

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ObamaCare at the Supreme Court Again

Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional studies at the Cato Institute and Editor-in-Chief of the Cato Supreme Court Review, discusses King v. Burwell, the latest legal challenge to ObamaCare to be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court[more]
The Obama-FCC Internet Power Grab

Timothy Lee, CFIF's Senior Vice President of Legal and Public Affairs, discusses the Federal Communication Commission's unprecedented move to regulate the Internet as a "public utility."[more]
 
Stop the Government's Internet Takeover

CFIF's Renee Giachino discusses the plan by President Obama and the FCC to seize unprecedented regulatory control over the Internet by reclassifying Internet service as a public…[more]
Respect Our Military… or Shut Up

CFIF's Renee Giachino expresses a simple message for some Hollywood liberals vocally reacting to the new film American Sniper: "show some respect or keep your mouths shut…[more]
Get Congress Out of Your Gas Tank

CFIF's Renee Giachino pushes back against calls by both Republicans and Democrats in Congress to use lower prices at the pump as an excuse to raise the federal gas tax...[more]
A 2015 Wish List

With the newly elected Congress now convened, CFIF's Renee Giachino presents a wish list for the New Year...[more]
Governing by Crisis

CFIF's Renee Giachino points to the recently passed "Cromnibus" as the latest example of politicians in Washington governing by crisis and explains that when laws are…[more]
The Obama Monarchy

CFIF's Renee Giachino discusses the Constitutional crisis set up by President Obama's unilateral action on immigration and the lasting damage to the separation of powers…[more]
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In addition to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, which of the following foreign dignitaries have addressed a Joint Meeting or Session of Congress three times?
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—Charles Krauthammer, Syndicated Columnist
— Charles Krauthammer, Syndicated Columnist
 
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