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DOJ: We Have Lois Lerner’s “Lost” Emails

Apparently, you can lie to Congress but not to Judicial Watch.

The conservative watchdog organization is publicizing an admission by the Department of Justice that government officials can access emails reportedly lost in a hard drive crash.

The messages – correspondence to and from former IRS manager Lois Lerner – have been sought by congressional investigators seeking more information about the agency’s targeting of conservative advocacy groups filing for tax-exempt status.

In sworn testimony, IRS officials have told members of Congress that thousands of emails sent from Lerner’s government account could not be retrieved because a back-up system had also been erased.

But now attorneys at the DOJ are singing a different tune.

“Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton said…[more]

August 26, 2014 • 07:57 pm
The Unlikely Resurrection of Rick Perry

The Unlikely Resurrection of Rick Perry

It’s far too early to know yet where this road will take Governor Perry. But the fact that he’s back in the presidential conversation less than three years after the gaffe that was supposed to end his career makes you wonder: Just how far can he go?

Rand Paul, John Stossel and Disgraceful Commentary in the Ferguson Aftermath

Rand Paul, John Stossel and Disgraceful Commentary in the Ferguson Aftermath

Beat cops endure more abuse each day than most of us endure in a month, and more physical danger than most of us face in our entire working lives.

New ObamaCare Alternative: REFORM and Replace?

New ObamaCare Alternative: REFORM and Replace?

Carefully considering how to transition from ObamaCare to something better requires that all options be on the table.

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Lawsuit Further Exposes IRS Scandal

Lori Lowenthal Marcus, Co-founder and President of Z STREET, discusses her organization's ongoing lawsuit against the IRS, and how an IRS employee informed her that her organization's tax exempt status application was delayed because the group was "connected with Israel" and expressed[more]
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Net Neutrality: A Solution in Search of a Problem

Mike Wendy, director of Media Freedom, discusses how so-called "Net Neutrality" is a solution in search of a problem and why heavy-handed government regulations are not good for consumers or investment[more]
Why We Shouldn't Be Blind to the Barriers of Preventative Medicine

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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]
Abused By The Government? It's Your Patriotic Duty.

CFIF's Renee Giachino discusses the senseless legislative and PR push by the Obama Administration and many Congressional Democrats against U.S. corporations legally working to…[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]
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On which one of the following dates during the War of 1812 did British troops march into our nation’s capital and set fire to the city?
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"Obamacare has hit a lull. The president's signature domestic policy program isn't causing quite as much chaos right now in people's lives as it did last October and November during the incompetent launch of healthcare.gov. The absence of an immediate crisis has prompted smug suggestions from the usual suspects in government, on campus and in the news media to declare that the law is working and people…[more]
 
 
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