Surprise, surprise.  So Google, perhaps the leading proponent of so-called "Net Neutrality," predictably…
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Net "Neutrality": Google Says Nondiscrimination for Me, But Not for Thee

Surprise, surprise.  So Google, perhaps the leading proponent of so-called "Net Neutrality," predictably doesn't consider itself constrained by the same rules of nondiscrimination from which it seeks to benefit via government intervention:

Progressives have long argued that the federal government must protect the Internet from discrimination by treating service providers like Comcast as public utilities.  Now we learn that the Net doesn't have to be neutral, as long as Google is the company targeting legal businesses that are politically unpopular.  Google recently announced in a blog post that the search engine would no longer run advertisements for payday loans with high interest rates and a 60-day repayment period.  'Ads for financial services are a particular area of vigilance given…[more]

May 31, 2016 • 01:05 pm
Obama's Deadly Globalism

Obama's Deadly Globalism

Obama's request earmarks over half a billion dollars for Zika programs in other nations, while shortchanging deteriorating public health facilities here in the fifty states.

Commencement Season

Commencement Season

This is the season of college Commencement speeches — an art form that has seldom been memorable, but has increasingly become toxic in recent times.

Captain America, Barack Obama and Surrender of U.S. Internet Authority

Captain America, Barack Obama and Surrender of U.S. Internet Authority

In the new blockbuster "Captain America: Civil War," which I highly recommend to anyone debating whether to see it, the Avengers team splits over whether to surrender themselves to United Nations authority.

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The Puerto Rico Bailout Precedent

Ike Brannon, Visiting Fellow at the Cato Institute and former U.S. Treasury Department official, discusses Congress's proposed legislative response to Puerto Rico's debt crisis and the dangerous political precedent it sets, including how the Obama Treasury Department and other supporters of PROMESA want[more]
Exposing the Real Intent of the Obama-Labor Dept. Overtime Rule, and More

Trey Kovacs, Policy Analyst at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, discusses Obama's new overtime rule, why it was never intended to raise wages, and how it threatens flexible work arrangements and paths to success[more]
The Economy and Free Enterprise Under the Obama Administration

Timothy Lee, CFIF's Senior Vice President of Legal and Public Affairs, discusses President Obama's economic record, his policies that have resulted in the lowest decade of economic growth in U.S. history, and more[more]
BET Founder Discusses Puerto Rico

Robert L. Johnson, Founder of Black Entertainment Television, Founder of The RLJ Companies, and Chairman of Caribbean CAGE Gaming Company, discusses a proposal to eliminate illegal gambling in Puerto Rico, which could generate billions of dollars in new revenue to the debt-plagued Commonwealth[more]
 
FCC Parties Like It's 1994

In this installment of the Freedom Minute, CFIF's Renee Giachino discusses the absurdity of the Federal Communications Commission's cable set-top box proposal...[more]
Defeating Cyberthieves

With cybercrime on the rise, CFIF's Renee Giachino discusses why cybertheft of America's intellectual property should be a kitchen table issue for all of us as it damages…[more]
More Inventors, Fewer Lawyers

CFIF's Renee Giachino discusses our nation's growing epidemic of frivolous patent litigation by illegitimate parties who hope to score "jackpot jury" verdicts or…[more]
Obama's Dereliction of Duty

In this edition of the Freedom Minute, CFIF's Renee Giachino discusses President Obama's handling of the growing threat from ISIS and how ensuring America's national…[more]
Saluting America's Heroes

This Veterans Day, the Center for Individual Freedom honors the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces...[more]
The Obama Foreign Policy: All Hat, No Cattle

CFIF's Renee Giachino discusses how the United States has become less respected and more endangered during Barack Obama's presidency as a result of his failed all-hat-no-…[more]
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Since its inception in 1861, how many Medal of Honor recipients have been women?
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"Smart Democrats began dusting off copies of their Plan B for the 2016 fall campaign this week. They were prompted by a devastating report from Department of Justice inspector general, who found that 'significant security risks' were raised by Hillary Clinton's decision to use a private e-mail server at the State Department. ...Democrats will carefully watch the polls in the next few weeks. If Hillary…[more]
 
 
—John Fund, National Review OnLine
— John Fund, National Review OnLine
 
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If Bernie Sanders debates Donald Trump before the California presidential primaries, who will be the biggest loser?