Join CFIF Corporate Counsel and Senior Vice President Renee Giachino today from 4:00 p.m. CDT to 6:00 p.m. CDT (that’s 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. EDT) on Northwest Florida’s 1330 AM WEBY, as she hosts her radio show, “Your Turn: Meeting Nonsense with Commonsense.” Today’s guest lineup includes:
4:00 CDT/5:00 pm EDT: Timothy Lee, CFIF's Senior Vice President for Legal and Public Affairs - Net Neutrality, the Second Amendment and other Current Issues;
4:30 CDT/5:30 pm EDT: Daniel Kochis, Research Fellow in the Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom - Brexit Vote, Now What?;
5:00 CDT/6:00 pm EDT: Diego Echeverri, U.S. Army Veteran and Florida State Director for Concerned Veterans of America - "Caring for Our Heroes in the 21st Century Act"; and
Last week, the U.S. Commerce Department announced that our economy grew just 0.7% in the final quarter of 2015.
Days later, the annual Wall Street Journal/Heritage Foundation Index of Economic Freedom revealed that our standing once again declined last year.
Adding particular poignancy is the way in which those two measures tragically interrelate over the past decade.
Specifically, the Commerce Department announcement means that America's economy grew just 2.4% for the year 2015, the tenth straight year that we've grown less than 3%. To put that into proper perspective…
"The Spanish Armada, Waterloo, the Battle of Britain and Brexit: Once again 'Little England' boldly defied a European tyranny. ... This was a triumph of democracy over bureaucracy, of the average citizen over a new aristocracy, of cherished identity over the left's dreams of a global meta-state. For now, economic hysteria reigns, irrational, vindictive and bewildered. But just as things never turn…[more]
—Ralph Peters, LTC, USA-Ret., Author, Columnist and Commentator
— Ralph Peters, LTC, USA-Ret., Author, Columnist and Commentator