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Published Thursday, January 28, 2010
When President Barack Obama asked New York Sen. Hillary Clinton to join his cabinet as secretary of state, the move was widely praised. Clinton, his principal rival for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination, added a measure of gravitas to his team of advisers and would, it was suggested, help unite the president's party at a time the Republicans more»
Published Wednesday, January 27, 2010
What Obama Must Do In His State of the Union Speech By Peter Roff FOXNews.com This one speech will not revive the president’s lagging fortunes but it still could make a big difference in the future. In the strictest sense, the State of the Union is not a particularly important speech. The remarks given tonight by President Barack Obama will largely be a more»
Published Wednesday, January 27, 2010

If you're like me, you were astounded by the State of the Union.  Of course, it was predictable, but it is now more obvious than ever that the President of the United States doesn't have the foggiest idea as to how to set this country on the path towards prosperity and security.  He not only fails to grasp the underlying issues that brought us into this recession, he is apparently blind to the actions on his part that have made this recession far worse.
 
The state of the union is as follows: our unemployment is at its highest in decades.  Unemployment is at its highest because America's small businesses aren't hiring the nation's working families.  America's small businesses aren't hiring, not because the government hasn't spent enough, and not just because government continues to saddle them with onerous regulatory and paperwork burdens, but because these small businesses see through the President's agenda and what it means for them.  Why would any small business assume the expense of hiring more people if the President's agenda is going to drive up their health care costs, drive up their energy costs, and ultimately drive up the costs for manpower and materials?

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Published Tuesday, January 26, 2010
Job numbers are still looking bad. Slowing the rate of unemployment may be relatively welcome news, but it is not the same as creating jobs. And poll numbers show that Americans are more concerned with job growth than any other issue, Washington needs to be focused like a laser beam on how actually to create jobs. Unfortunately, there are troubling signs more»
Published Tuesday, January 19, 2010
By saying “yes” to Scott Brown tonight, the people of Massachusetts voted “no.” “No” to corruption, secrecy and the fanatical push for government control demonstrated by Congressional Democrats and the White House throughout the entire legislative process on a healthcare bill that the American people oppose by huge margins. This election gives a new more»
Published Monday, January 11, 2010
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Published Friday, January 8, 2010

The Federal Communications Commission is moving ahead with proposed "Open Internet" rules, which would give federal regulators vast new powers, and ultimately lead to government control of the Internet.

Please voice your opinion here:  http://instituteforliberty.org/openinternet

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Published Thursday, January 7, 2010
IFL was mentioned in a piece in the Washington Post. Click here to read the article. Comments from our Senior Fellows to follow..... Stay Tuned.
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