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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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Obama's Lawlessness Fuels Civil Disobedience and Record Government Distrust
By Timothy H. Lee
Thursday, January 14 2016
If Barack Obama refuses to follow the rule of law, how can he expect others to do so?  That's a disturbing but perfectly legitimate question to raise as each day witnesses another scheme by the Obama Administration to circumvent established laws and constitutional mandates, and as an increasing sense of lawless chaos prevails both domestically and abroad.  Just how bad has the situation become?  Two new Gallup surveys cast a worrisome scene.  When asked to name the nation's greatest threat as we enter the 2016 presidential election year, Americans by a record margin overwhelmingly…
 
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Political Earthquake Ahead
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Powerball's Biggest Winner: Government
Ka-ching! Wednesday's Powerball jackpot soared to $1.5 billion as get-rich-quick mania seized America…
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'Messing With the Constitution'
In recent years, a small but growing number of people have advocated a convention of states to propose…
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Obama's Legacy Is Executive Abuse
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New Poll Underscores the “Political Science” of Climate Change
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The Danger of a 'Right' to Live on the Streets
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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
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