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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

Malkin:  The NAACP's Fomenters of Fear

Shapiro:  The Secret Life of Barack Obama

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

Jester’s Courtroom:  Crafting a Lawsuit

Editorial Cartoons:  Latest Cartoons of Michael Ramirez

Quiz:  Question of the Week

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March 27, 2015 • 10:29 am

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THE ISSUES  
   
Taxes & Economy
Health Care
 
Slush Fund Sleight-of-Hand: ObamaCare’s Medicare (Dis-) Advantage
Recall this promise from President Barack Obama back in 2009: “If you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor. Period. If you like your health care plan, you will be able to keep your health care plan. Period.…
   
 
 
Energy & Environment
CFIF's Legal Activities
Constitution & Legal
   
Notre Dame’s Gerard Bradley on Catholic-HHS Contraception Lawsuit
Monday, May 21, 2012, signaled a new round in the fight between Catholic institutions and the federal Department of Health and Human Services…
 
Employment & Labor
Campaign Finance
Homeland Security
   
Eric Holder is Obstructing Justice with Fast and Furious Defense
The best reason to tell the truth is that it’s too hard to remember the lies.  When the U.S. Department of Justice released over…
Media Issues
Political correctness is a pathological disorder. You can't say "niggardly" or "black holes" or "chink in the armor" without provoking protests or risking your job. You can't invoke the Constitution or call illegal behavior…
Foreign Policy
Maybe I'm too sensitive, but when a foreign autocrat leads his people in chants of "Death to America," I take it personally. President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry apparently don't. The chant, which became a staple of the Islamic…
Legal Reform / Tort Reform
The United States rightfully maintains the world's strongest system of intellectual property (IP) protections, including patent, copyright and trademark rights.  America also stands unparalleled as the most inventive, creative, prosperous and powerful…
State of Affairs
Barack Obama has undermined American interests in innumerable ways during his presidency, both domestically and abroad.  As we detailed last week, one cannot identify a single important theater of the globe in better condition today than when Obama…
Education
Opponents of charter schools have claimed that these schools are "cherry-picking" the students they admit, and that this explains why many charter schools get better educational results with less money than public schools do. Many controversies…
Health Care
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…
Immigration
A ruling from a federal judge in Texas has put a temporary halt to President Barack Obama’s amnesty program for as many as five million illegal immigrants. According to some Senate Republicans, it may be just enough cover to abandon legislative…
Technology & Telecom
Since even before his 2009 inauguration, Barack Obama has promised his extremist base to "fix" an Internet sector that the rest of America hardly considered broken.   We've said it before, but it bears repeating:  Perhaps no innovation…
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?