Here's something that ought to terrify the self-appointed gatekeepers of our national discourse in the…
CFIF on Twitter CFIF on YouTube
Image of the Day: Trust In Media Plummets to New Low

Here's something that ought to terrify the self-appointed gatekeepers of our national discourse in the mainstream media.  Amid their widespread campaign of censorship, especially conservative and libertarian voices, trust in media overall has plummeted to a new low, falling below 50% for the first time ever:

 

 …[more]

January 22, 2021 • 12:35 PM
Biden's Timid Plan to Fight COVID-19

Biden's Timid Plan to Fight COVID-19

Almost as many Americans have died from COVID-19 in the last year as were killed in all the years of World War II. It's time to mount a D-Day scale response.

Donor Privacy Goes Before the Supreme Court, Just in Time

Donor Privacy Goes Before the Supreme Court, Just in Time

The aim of this legislation is obvious. It seeks to identify and expose private citizens to public and governmental harassment on the basis of causes they happen to support.

Thoughts on the 1776 Commission and Its Report

Thoughts on the 1776 Commission and Its Report

The report repeatedly focuses on both the ideals of the American founding and the centuries-long quest to live up to them.

Liberty Update

CFIFs latest news, commentary and alerts delivered to your inbox.
Jester's CourtroomLegal tales stranger than stranger than fiction: Ridiculous and sometimes funny lawsuits plaguing our courts.
blank
COVID's Impact on Jobs and a Look Ahead at Labor Policy Under the Biden Administration

Sean Higgins, Research Fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, discusses how lockdowns and restrictions remain a big impediment for leisure and hospitality jobs, what to expect from Marty Walsh, President-elect Biden's choice for Secretary of Labor, and a recent ruling from the Department of Labor[more]
What the Polls Say About Politics, Politicians and Priorities

Karlyn Bowman, Senior Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, discusses politics as a career and what the polls say on the issue, how the ability to stay honest in politics plays out in the polls, and what the polls tell us about the policy impacts of the president election[more]
Celebrating the Holidays with America’s First Ladies

Andrew Och, The First Ladies Man and author of "Unusual for Their Time: On the Road with America’s First Ladies, Volumes 1 & 2," discusses America’s First Ladies, their leadership and contributions, and White House holiday traditions, parties and decorations[more]
Junk Science and EPA Regulations Add to Medical Supply Shortages

Angela Logomasini, Senior Fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, discusses a new CEI paper calling on the EPA to revise its faulty assessment of a key medical supply sterilant that resulted in an unnecessary health scare, disrupting medical supply distribution, and how consumers pay the price for mass[more]
COVID-19 and Education Reforms

Jude Schwalbach, Research Associate and Project Coordinator at the Center for Education Policy at The Heritage Foundation, discusses necessary steps that should be taken to restore educational autonomy to the states, school districts and parents, reforms that have come with COVID-19, and his recent Backgrounder[more]
Post-Election Scorecard and the Politics of a Pandemic

William J. Conti, a partner in the Washington, D.C., office of Baker & Hostetler, discusses the pandemic politics, what the Biden Administration might look like, and a post-election scorecard of the candidates beyond just the races — who helped themselves and who hurt themselves[more]
The Impact of COVID-19 Restrictions on Jobless Rates

Rachel Greszler, Research Fellow in Economics, Budget and Entitlements at The Heritage Foundation, discusses how states that have given individuals, businesses and schools the freedom to return to most activities with proper safety precautions in place are faring relatively well and how some states are lagging[more]
Harmful Impact of Price Controls for Seniors

Phil Kerpen, President of American Commitment, discusses Commitment to Seniors, his organization's new project to shed light on public policies that harm seniors, how imposing foreign price controls on medicines will have devastating impacts on seniors and innovation, and the regulatory fights that may lie[more]
National Review NRO
'Pretend It's a City,' Martin Scorsese's new documentary series about Fran Lebowitz, reveals her delightfully react… https://t.co/9bkbXQbwFk
Mickey Kaus kausmickey
RT @thetimes: The BBC has rejected a complaint against Laura Kuenssberg for using the phrase “nitty-gritty”, in the latest sign of the corp…
Mickey Kaus kausmickey
RT @NYTDaniel: How can it be there is not ONE CONGRESSMEN in DC who is pro-universal healthcare and anti-mass immigration increases? Millio…
Question of the Week   
Which one of the following was eulogized as “First in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen”?
More Questions
Quote of the Day   
 
"Republican strategist Karl Rove criticized President Joe Biden's inaugural address Thursday on Fox News, accusing Biden of delegitimizing his political opponents.'There was a point in there where he said we're divided as a country between the people who believe in the American ideal and racism, nativism and fear. No, we're divided as a country politically over questions of policy and direction and…[more]
 
 
—Michael Ginsberg, Daily Caller
— Michael Ginsberg, Daily Caller
 
Liberty Poll   

Would a federally mandated $15 an hour minimum wage have a positive or negative impact on your state's overall economy?