In this week's Liberty Update, we highlight the falsity of the persistent claim that Barack Obama somehow…
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Yesterday's GDP Report Confirms Our Commentary on Obama's Economic Record

In this week's Liberty Update, we highlight the falsity of the persistent claim that Barack Obama somehow prevented a great depression:

[T]he federal government's own economic data shows that Obama actually inherited an emerging recovery.  The American economy was already rebounding before he even officially became president.  What he has done is impose policies that have resulted in the slowest decade of economic growth in recorded U.S. history."

Yesterday's official report on first-quarter 2016 economic performance provided same-day confirmation.  More specifically, the U.S. Commerce Department announced that gross domestic product (GDP), the basic metric by which the economy is measured and by which recessions and recoveries are defined, grew at a disturbing 0.5%.  Not only is that…[more]

April 29, 2016 • 11:42 am

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American citizenship was most recently granted to inhabitants of which one of the following U.S. territories?
Guam
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“The Shot Heard ’Round the World” refers to which of the following U.S. military encounters?
The Battle for Fort McHenry
The Battle of Yorktown
The Battles of Lexington and Concord
The Boston Massacre
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April 15
April 20
April 24
April 30
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On March 29, 1973, two months following the Paris Peace Accords, the U.S. pulled the last of its troops out of Vietnam. How long after the troop pull-out did the South Vietnam capital of Saigon fall to the forces of communist North Vietnam?
Three Years
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"Puerto Rico's fiscal woes are approaching a boiling point. With more than $70 billion in outstanding debt, the territory has come to Congress, hat in hand, asking for help. There are prudent ways to address the problem, and there are short-term patches that will only make the problem worse in the long run. A bailout, like those we saw for Wall Street and the auto companies in the wake of the financial…[more]
 
 
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