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President Biden’s Private Prison Executive Order Is Ill-Considered and Misguided

People should experience before they judge.

I say that in reference to the escalating national debate about private prisons, fueled even more by President Biden’s ill-considered executive action today ordering the Department of Justice not to renew its contracts with private facilities.

I would know, because I took the time to actually visit two private facilities – and could not have been more impressed. As I explained in an op-ed in March, I toured two re-entry facilities and was able to freely interact with staff and residents.

Everyone was filled with mutual respect, with the staff displaying genuine pride in helping residents succeed and providing them with the opportunities and tools to lead successful lives on the outside. Residents spoke with a newfound optimism and hope…[more]

January 26, 2021 • 05:58 PM

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CFIF Urges Opposition to Food Delivery Price Controls in Kansas City
By CFIF Staff
Monday, January 25 2021
January 25, 2021   Councilwoman Katheryn Shields Chair Finance, Governance & Public Safety Committee City Council, City of Kansas City 414 E. 12th Street Kansas City, MO 64106    Re:  Opposition to Ordinance No. 210054 Price Controls Over Food Delivery Businesses    Dear Councilwoman Shields:     On behalf of the Center for Individual Freedom (CFIF) and over 300,000 supporters and activists across the state of Missouri and the rest of the nation, I write regarding an issue of great importance:  Ordinance No. 210054, which would…
 
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Which one of the following was eulogized as “First in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen”?
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"The joke survives the test of time and, under the circumstances, deserves repeating. As the late journalist Mickey Carroll told it, a suburban town with a population 90 percent Irish and 10 percent Jewish held a mayoral election involving two candidates -- one Irish and one Jewish.The Irish candidate won with -- wouldn't you know it? -- 90 percent of the vote. Whereupon he immediately denounced the…[more]
 
 
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