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Sticker Shock: Healthcare Spending Spikes As ObamaCare Takes Effect

For some time now, Barack Obama and his apologists have trumpeted slowing healthcare costs as somehow attributable to ObamaCare.  Never mind that the declines predated Obama's election, and that even The Washington Post gave him three Pinocchios in its Fact Checker analysis of this claim on November 5 of last year:

Healthcare inflation has gone down every single year since the law [ObamaCare] passed, so that we now have the lowest increase in healthcare costs in 50 years - which is saving us about $180 billion in reduced overall costs to the federal government and in the Medicare program."

To illustrate how he played the role of rooster taking credit for the sunrise, healthcare cost inflation reached 7% in 2003, but plummeted to approximately 2% before Obama even took office.…[more]

July 31, 2015 • 10:02 am
Bernie Sanders: Socialist, Nationalist, Romantic

Bernie Sanders: Socialist, Nationalist, Romantic

Americans are primed for a populist message, which is one reason Donald Trump has caught fire with a sizable minority of Republicans. But are Americans keen to elect a socialist who peddles populist rhetoric?

Documented Irresponsibility

Documented Irresponsibility

People who entered the United States illegally may be called "undocumented" in politically correct circles, but what is all too well documented is the utter irresponsibility of both political parties in dealing with immigration issues.

 The Iran Deal and America’s Crisis of Self-Government

The Iran Deal and America’s Crisis of Self-Government

We are at a crisis point in American government. With all three branches in the grips of systematic dysfunction, the system of checks and balances is beginning to lose its power to make course corrections.

 Is Destruction of Records Congenital to Liberals?

Is Destruction of Records Congenital to Liberals?

Is concealment and destruction of official government records somehow congenital to the contemporary political left, or at least anyone associated with Barack Obama or Hillary Clinton?

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Just Say No: The Iranian Nuclear Deal

Tzvi Kahn, Senior Policy Analyst for the Foreign Policy Initiative, discusses the Iran nuclear deal and its implications for U.S. foreign policy and the Middle East[more]
The Latest (and not so Greatest) on Hillary's Emails and Presidential Candidates

Sarah Westwood, Investigative Reporter for The Washington Examiner, provides an update on the Hillary email scandal, and discusses the upcoming GOP debate and the 2016 presidential candidates[more]
Back to School Time (for Some Bureaucrats)

Ben Boychuk, CFIF's Contributing Writer and a Syndicated Columnist, discusses school choice, No Child Left Behind, and professors who want to rewrite the First Amendment[more]
Shedding Light on ObamaCare's True Costs

Sally Pipes, President, CEO and Thomas W. Smith Fellow in Health Care Policy at the Pacific Research Institute, discusses how to win the ObamaCare war after losing the battle in court and why Americans will pay more for health insurance in the wake of the Supreme Court's decision[more]
 
Puerto Rico Today, America Tomorrow?

CFIF's Renee Giachino discusses Puerto Rico's debt crisis, explains why a Chapter 9 bailout is a bad idea, and warns that Puerto Rico should serve as a wake-up call for the…[more]
The Wisdom of Justice Obama

CFIF's Renee Giachino discussed how President Obama's rhetoric regarding ObamaCare and the challenge currently before the Supreme Court to the law's subsidies is both…[more]
Honoring the U.S. Armed Forces

This week, CFIF salutes all the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces for their bravery, honor and service to our country...[more]
Congress' ObamaCare Fraud

CFIF's Renee Giachino demands accountability for the apparent fraud that took place enabling Members of Congress and their staff to circumvent clear rules under ObamaCare in…[more]
A Great Deal... for Iran

CFIF's Renee Giachino discusses how the recently announced nuclear "deal" with Iran is dangerous and a complete failure, including by President Obama's own stated…[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]
Question of the Week   
Which one of the following Obama Administration officials stated in April 2015 that under the nuclear deal with Iran, “you will have anywhere, any time 24/7 access as it relates to the nuclear facilities that Iran has”?
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"[Trump's] rise is not due to his supporters' anger at government. It is a gesture of contempt for government, for the men and women in Congress, the White House, the agencies. It is precisely because people have lost their awe for the presidency that they imagine Mr. Trump as a viable president. ...Mr. Trump's supporters like that he doesn't in the least fear the press, doesn't get the dart-eyed,…[more]
 
 
—Peggy Noonan, The Wall Street Journal
— Peggy Noonan, The Wall Street Journal
 
Liberty Poll   

On August 6, Fox News will televise two debates with the Republican presidential candidates, at 9 p.m. with the top 10, and at 5 p.m. with the rest of the field. Do you plan on watching one or both?