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In this week's Freedom Minute, CFIF’s Renee Giachino questions what limits exist on the federal government and the importance of state and local sovereignty as envisioned by the Founding Fathers.…[more]

October 24, 2014 • 10:26 am
Folly: Paul Krugman Ranks Obama Presidency Above Reagan, Clinton, Kennedy, Eisenhower, Truman

Folly: Paul Krugman Ranks Obama Presidency Above Reagan, Clinton, Kennedy, Eisenhower, Truman

Krugman asserts with a straight face and his trademark clueless earnestness that Obama inhabits the highest echelon of American presidents.

A Farewell to Czars

A Farewell to Czars

If that office was occupied by someone who actually took its administrative responsibilities seriously — or, for that matter, by someone who was capable of discharging them effectively — then we probably wouldn’t be stuck with this PR kabuki.

Medicare-for-All is Not the Solution for ObamaCare’s Problems

Medicare-for-All is Not the Solution for ObamaCare’s Problems

Frustration with ObamaCare’s bait-and-switch of low premiums and high deductibles is causing some liberals to demand a so-called 'Medicare-for-All' solution.

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Governors Graded on Efforts to Restrain Government

Chris Edwards, Director of Tax Policy Studies at Cato Institute and Editor of DownsizingGovernment.org, discusses the 2014 fiscal policy report card on America's Governors and how state and local taxes harm America's competitiveness[more]
Failure of the American Principle of "Limited Liability"

Richard Morrison, Program Manager for the Competitive Enterprise Institute's Center for Advancing Capitalism, discusses the Consumer Product Safety Commission's drive to require every product in the world to be safe enough for children and the mounting legal costs for companies and their founders[more]
Is It Too Late to Stop Ebola Before It Becomes a Pandemic?

Tevi Troy, an adjunct fellow at Hudson Institute, President of American Health Policy Institute, and former Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, discusses whether America is unprepared to fight Ebola on its shores and whether the U.S. health care system is capable of[more]
SCOTUS October 2014 Cases to Watch

Megan L. Brown, partner in Washington, D.C., office of Wiley Rein LLP, discusses the U.S. Supreme Court's 2014 term, the "hot" cases currently on the docket and what issues might come before the Court later in the term[more]
 
The Forgotten Amendment

CFIF's Renee Giachino questions what limits exist on the federal government and the importance of state and local sovereignty as envisioned by the Founding Fathers...[more]
Preserving Voting Rights

CFIF's Renee Giachino discusses the significance of voter ID requirements, the importance of protecting both the rights and privileges of American voters and making sure every…[more]
Why ObamaCare Still Matters

CFIF's Renee Giachino explains why ObamaCare still matters and why the American people must continue to hold their representatives in Congress accountable on the issue...[more]
An Age of Terror

CFIF's Renee Giachino discusses the worldwide threat posed by ISIS, the Obama Administration's response and the need to act urgently and decisively...[more]
Michelle Obama's Bake Sale Police

CFIF's Renee Giachino discusses the nutritional restrictions imposed on schools and other absurdities of the First Lady's "Let's Move" program...[more]
Chaos at the CIA

CFIF's Renee Giachino discusses the current dysfunction at the CIA, Congress' political showboating and the need for everyone in Washington to get a lot more serious...[more]
Question of the Week   
Voters in how many states will be asked in the November 2014 mid-term elections to accept or reject state-wide ballot measures to legalize the recreational use of marijuana?
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"In an effort to keep the public calm, the CDC pretended to know more about Ebola than it actually does.First, the CDC insisted that Ebola is very difficult to transmit from person to person. But, that is clearly not true. This particular Ebola strain appears to be more infectious than others. ...Second, the CDC insisted that Ebola is not airborne. That is probably mostly true, but it may not be entirely…[more]
 
 
—Alex Berezow, RealClearScience Founding Editor and USA TODAY's Board of Contributors Member
— Alex Berezow, RealClearScience Founding Editor and USA TODAY's Board of Contributors Member
 
Liberty Poll   

Thinking only about voting procedures and requirements in your state, how much confidence do you have that voter fraud will be kept to a minimum in the 2014 midterm elections?