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The Obama Record: U.S. Stagnates in Annual Index of Global Economic Freedom
By Timothy H. Lee
Thursday, January 29 2015
As an amber sun descends on the Obama Administration and its shadow grows long, his emerging legacy becomes increasingly clear.  A recent Rasmussen survey broadly captures the negative character of that legacy.  When asked at the dawn of the Obama tenure in January 2009, the American public was closely divided on the question of "whether the United States will still be the world's most powerful nation at the end of the current century."  Keep in mind that survey occurred during the depth of the recession and layoff tsunami, while Obama self-confidently promised a fresh…
 
CBO: ObamaCare Increases Deficit by $1.35 Trillion
Buried in a new report by the Congressional Budget Office is the latest admission that ObamaCare was…
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Rand Paul Announces Judicial Policy That Should Alarm Conservatives and Libertarians
As his prospective 2016 presidential candidacy congeals, Senator Rand Paul's (R - Kentucky) discordant…
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Obama’s 2015 State of the Union: All You Need To Know
Ok, admit it: You might not have found the time. It was a weeknight after all, and there were dinners…
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GOP To Use Congressional Review Act To Challenge Obama
With complete control of Congress, Republicans can now force President Barack Obama and his liberal allies…
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Doubling Down: Obama Advocates Government-Owned Broadband Service
Since even before his 2009 inauguration, Barack Obama has promised his extremist base to "fix"…
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Third Time Wouldn’t Be a Charm for Romney
Time heals all wounds. Unless, of course, you insist on picking the scab. That’s a lesson that…
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Paul Ryan Passes on Presidency to Focus on Reforming Government Now
On Monday, Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) said he would not run for president in 2016. Instead he will…
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Senate Change Reveals Obama Was the Obstructionist All Along
Throughout Barack Obama's White House tenure, he and his apologists have scapegoated House Republicans…
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Don’t Like the Politics? Change the Voters
Conservatives surveying all the damage that has been done by the Obama years — and considering…
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Why Conservative Lawsuits Aren’t Examples of Judicial Activism
It’s January 2015, and liberal politicians in Washington are already making good on one of their…
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Question of the Week   
Which one of the following U.S. states has the highest gasoline tax as of January 2015?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"While the prospects for tax reform in Washington are dim, as many as 20 Republican governors are moving forward with their own pro-growth tax-relief initiatives. This is on top of the 14 states, including Florida, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin, whose 2014 tax cuts will take effect this year. ...Texas is the model for many Republican governors. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, from December…[more]
 
 
—Stephen Moore, Heritage Foundation Chief Economist, Writing in The Wall Street Journal
— Stephen Moore, Heritage Foundation Chief Economist, Writing in The Wall Street Journal
 
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Should U.S. Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch be confirmed by the U.S. Senate?