On this edition of Liberty Update, Tim Lee, Vice President of Legal Affairs at the Center for Individual Freedom (CFIF), talks about current issues in politics and news. Up for discussion this week: defense of Stand Your Ground laws in the wake of the Zimmerman trial verdict, the future of Detroit and Stevie Wonder's announcement that he will boycott Florida. Originally aired on NRA News Cam & Co. 7/22/13.
Lee also discusses Stevie Wonder's announcement that he will boycott Florida.
November 24th, 2014Tim Lee: Is Justice Roberts Listening to Jonathan Gruber?
The policy analyst talks about Obamacare and a new Supreme Court challenge.
November 17th, 2014Tim Lee: Obama Executive Action May Backfire
The policy analyst talks about the risks of the Obama’s actions on immigration and net neutrality.
November 10th, 2014Tim Lee: Net Neutrality is Overregulation at Its Worst
The policy analyst talks about the president's support for new government regulation.
October 27th, 2014Tim Lee: Paul Krugman Ranks Obama Presidency Above Reagan
The policy analyst illustrates the silliness of this proposition.
October 20th, 2014Tim Lee: WMD in Saddam's Iraq After All
The policy analyst talks about the long suppression of information.
October 13th, 2014Tim Lee: Survey Concludes Republicans More Informed than Democrats
The policy analyst talks about partisan differences in knowledge.
October 6th, 2014Tim Lee: 51 or More Republican Senate Seats Likely After Midterm Elections
The policy analyst talks about polling results for the upcoming elections.
September 29th, 2014Tim Lee: Music Royalties and State vs. Federal Laws
The policy analyst talks about a court ruling relating to music and the Internet in California.
September 22nd, 2014Tim Lee: In U.S., Britain Would Be Second Poorest State
The policy analyst talks about the relative economic strengths of the United States and Great Britain.
September 15th, 2014Tim Lee: ISIS or ISIL, What Matters is Addressing the Threat
The policy analyst talks about what the use of particular names may mean in foreign policy.
September 8th, 2014Tim Lee: Sen. Rand Paul Changes His Tone on Foreign Policy
The policy analyst talks about changing events and changing political positions.
August 25th, 2014Tim Lee: Irresponsible Commentaries About Ferguson, Missouri
The policy analyst criticizes conjecture and judgments made in recent commentaries.
August 18th, 2014Tim Lee: Will Facts Be Drowned Out by Court of Public Opinion?
The policy analyst talks about the conflict in Ferguson, Missouri.
August 5th, 2014Tim Lee: Obama's Last Two Years Will Be Worse
The policy analyst talks about the final years of the Obama administration.
July 28th, 2014Tim Lee: Crony Capitalism and Solar Subsidies
The policy analyst talks about unequal incentives for solar power.
July 21st, 2014Tim Lee: The Overcriminalization of Society
The policy analyst talks about the "war on women" and the overcriminalization of American society.
July 14th, 2014Tim Lee: Gun Control Only Works in Fiction, Not in the Real World
The policy analyst talks about a comic book's version of gun control.
July 7th, 2014Tim Lee: Constitutional Guarantees and the Sense of Freedom
The policy analyst talks about the Constitution and how Americans feel about freedom.
June 30th, 2014Tim Lee: With 5-4 Supreme Court Decisions, Voting Matters
The policy analyst talks about today's Supreme Court decisions.
June 23rd, 2014Tim Lee: Spoliation of Evidence in the IRS Scandal
The policy analyst talks about a possible coverup in the IRS scandal.