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Throughout its history, the United States has led the world in protecting intellectual property (IP) rights. On that foundation, we’ve also led the world in artistic, commercial and scientific innovation, particularly with lifesaving medicines and vaccines.

Yet patent rights are under increasing assault, with anti-patent activists charging pharmaceutical makers with "antitrust" violations for utilizing and building upon their patents for the greater good. Their rhetoric and false critiques under the guise of "antitrust" typically rely upon an array of misleading and pejorative labels, to the point where they take on a meaning that bears no resemblance to reality.

The Center for Individual Freedom (CFIF) and IPWatchdog, Inc., have partnered up to offer a free webinar conversation that…[more]

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Mugged by Reality: With Police Increasingly Demonized, Murder Rates Skyrocket
By Timothy H. Lee
Thursday, August 05 2021
If a conservative is merely a liberal who has been mugged by reality, paraphrasing the late Irving Kristol, then expect former Senator Barbara Boxer (D – California) to sport a MAGA cap soon.   Last week, Ms. Boxer was literally mugged in Oakland, California, and recounted shouting in her bewilderment, “I was yelling at the kid, ‘Why would you do this to a grandma?,’ but he could care less.” [sic] With homicides in California rising last year by a ghastly 31%, perhaps Ms. Boxer will connect the state’s leftist, police-unfriendly atmosphere with rising…
 
Biden Administration Should Look in Mirror Before Casting Stones Over Vaccinations
It was always going to be a Herculean task to inoculate, with an untried vaccine, a multi-ethnic nation…
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Far-Left Democrats Want Eviction Moratorium To Last Forever
Far-left Congressional Democrats Cori Bush (Missouri), Ilhan Omar (Minnesota) and Ayanna Pressley (Massachusetts)…
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As U.S. Optimism Suddenly Plummets, We Can’t Allow Needless Regulation to Create Market Uncertainty
Just six months into the Biden presidency, alarms are flashing.   With public pessimism suddenly…
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Public Health Officials Conceal Hospital Infection Outbreaks
Public health officials struggle with telling the truth. They seem to think people don't deserve to know.…
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Biden's COVID Presidency
President Joe Biden recently passed his six-month mark in the White House. It might end up being the…
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Amid Economic Uncertainty, Law Targeting Short Sales Would Backfire
After several months of steady economic recovery, we are once again facing economic uncertainty and peril.…
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Coalition Urges Common Sense on Broadband Infrastructure Spending
The Center for Individual Freedom (CFIF) last week joined a coalition of more than 30 free-market organizations…
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Gallup: Americans Continue to Rate Conservative Institutions Highest
"Americans' Confidence in Major U.S. Institutions Dips," reads the headline of a new Gallup…
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These Aren't the Democrats of Old
In the old days, Democrats had predictable agendas, supposedly focused on individual rights, the "little…
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Democrats are Sabotaging Cubans
President Joe Biden is full of compassion for Hispanics fleeing their home countries. There's one exception:…
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How many states mandate vaccine immunization for children for some infectious diseases as a requirement to enroll in public schools?
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"The bad judgment calls continue to pile up just seven months into the Biden administration. President Joe Biden's tenure is increasingly characterized by poor personnel choices, ethical lapses, and disastrous policy decisions. Simply put, judgement is Biden's biggest flaw.Foreshadowing what would become a pattern, Biden began his presidency by selecting the unpopular former presidential candidate…[more]
 
 
—Jason Chaffetz, Fox News Contributor, Distinguished Fellow for the Government Accountability Institute and Former Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee
— Jason Chaffetz, Fox News Contributor, Distinguished Fellow for the Government Accountability Institute and Former Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee
 
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