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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]

May 03, 2016 • 11:52 am

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Chicken Little Chuckie Schumer: America's Disease-Fighting Phony
By Michelle Malkin
Wednesday, February 03 2016
Latin America's Zika virus is the latest undocumented immigrant to hit our shores, but have no fear. Self-appointed Zika Warrior Prince Charles Schumer has declared that he is here to stop it. The New York Democrat has a "three-point plan" of attack to build a "firewall" that will prevent an outbreak of the mosquito-borne illness from spreading across our mainland. He's armed with big charts and jabby index fingers, too. Allons! Five cases of the Zika virus have been identified in the Empire State alone. The CDC says a total of 31 Americans in 11 states and Washington, D.C.…
 
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Senator Cotton Rightly Defends Mandatory Minimum Sentences
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CDC Dropping the Ball on Zika
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A Tale of Two Tapes: Teen Cruz and Terror-Coddler Obama
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The Demand for Villains
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Federal Court Deals Obama Administration Another Humiliating Defeat
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American citizenship was most recently granted to inhabitants of which one of the following U.S. territories?
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"Despite a massive budget increase for the department charged with handling the illegal immigrant crisis, deportations by the U.S. Customs and Enforcement agency have plummeted 43 percent in just three years, according to federal data released by Sen. Jeff Sessions Monday. A new fact sheet from the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest, chaired by the Alabama senator…[more]
 
 
—Paul Bedard, The Washington Examiner
— Paul Bedard, The Washington Examiner
 
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