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Lee:  2016: Obama's Presidency Has Decimated His Own Party

Ellis:  ObamaCare's Fault: IRS Overworked, Understaffed Going into Tax Season

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Shapiro:  The Secret Life of Barack Obama

Podcast:  Work for Welfare and the IRS' Looming Controversial Rules

Jester’s Courtroom:  Crafting a Lawsuit

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March 27, 2015 • 10:29 am
 ObamaCare’s Fault: IRS Overworked, Understaffed Going into Tax Season

ObamaCare’s Fault: IRS Overworked, Understaffed Going into Tax Season

If the Obama administration thought that canceling millions of individual insurance plans ahead of ObamaCare’s first enrollment period threatened to kill the controversial health law, wait until taxpayers get to experience paying penalties to a dysfunctional IRS.

 2016: Obama's Presidency Has Decimated His Own Party

2016: Obama's Presidency Has Decimated His Own Party

That state of affairs is the direct consequence of Obama's own behavior and choices as president.

 The Secret Life of Barack Obama

The Secret Life of Barack Obama

In President Obama's world, Iran is not a threat, but an ally.

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Constitutional Jurisprudence and the Presidency

Professor John Eastman, the Henry Salvatori Professor of Law & Community Service at Chapman University and Founding Director of the Constitutional Jurisprudence Clinic, discusses whether Ted Cruz can serve as president if he was born in Canada and the Texas immigration case challenging President Obama's Executive[more]
Work for Welfare and the IRS' Looming Controversial Rules

Patrick Hedger, Policy Director of American Encore, discusses HR 1179, Preserving the Work Requirement for Welfare Act, and reports that the IRS may broaden rules to curb political speech of non-profits[more]
From Medicaid Expansion to Prison Reform: Big Issues in the States

Ryan Wiggins, Owner and Chief Strategist for Full Contact Strategies, LLC, discusses the role of a political media consultant in the legislative process and the big issues facing Florida and other state legislatures, including Medicaid expansion, mental health, prison reform and medical marijuana[more]
Right to Work and Right to Bear Arms

Timothy Lee, CFIF's Senior Vice President for Legal and Public Affairs, discusses Wisconsin's recent passage of a right-to-work statute, the myths and facts regarding right-to-work laws, and the ongoing overreach of the Obama Administration as evidenced by ATF's attempted ban on AR-15 "green-tip[more]
 
Sorry, Hillary: We're Not Convinced

CFIF's Renee Giachino discusses Hillary Clinton's response to the scandal involving her email during her time as Secretary of State...[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]
Question of the Week   
Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), the first major political candidate to formally announce his 2016 candidacy for President of the United States, was born in which of the following?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"'I don't understand how Jews in America can be Democrats first and Jewish second and support Israel along the line of just following their president,' vented Representative Steve King (R., Iowa) on Boston Herald Radio last week. ...Part of the confusion is that being Jewish and supporting Israel have never been wholly synonymous, and regrettably they are getting less synonymous all the time. This…[more]
 
 
—Jonah Goldberg, National Review
— Jonah Goldberg, National Review
 
Liberty Poll   

If convicted of charges of desertion and misbehaving before the enemy, what should be the appropriate level of punishment for Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who spent 5 years in Taliban captivity?