Stat of the Day: Terrible Deterioration of Race Relations Under Obama
In our Liberty Update commentary last week, we noted the many failures of Barack Obama as president over the past eight years. Today, as the nation celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a Washington Post-ABC News survey shows just how disastrously race relations have declined under his watch:
In a recent Washington Post-ABC News poll, 63 percent of Americans think race relations are 'generally bad.' Shortly after Obama took office, that number was 22 percent. In the same time period, those who think race relations are 'generally good' plummeted from 66 percent to 32 percent."
Of his failures and disastrous legacy, this may be the most depressing.…[more]
Ponder this lopsided statistic for a moment.
The United States, with just 4% of the world's population, generates 64.4% - nearly two-thirds - of all new prescription and biologic drug patents worldwide.
Our nearest individual competitor, Japan, accounts for a distant second at 10.7%, and China merely 0.2%. The entire combined European Union produces 24.8%, or about one-third of what we create, with remaining developed nations accounting for only 6.0%.
That disparity isn't due to blind luck. It's the direct result of America's current and historical standing as the…
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