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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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Tale of Two Tribes: 'Climate Refugees' vs. EPA Victims
By Michelle Malkin
Wednesday, May 04 2016
The left has concocted a lucrative category of politically correct victims: "climate refugees." It's the new Green racket. U.S. taxpayers will now be forking over untold billions to ease the pain allegedly inflicted on "carbon's casualties" by industrial activity. By contrast, those who have suffered as a direct result of government incompetence by federal environmental bureaucrats continue to get the shaft. Consider the plight of two tribes: the Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw in Louisiana and the Navajo Nation in New Mexico. The New York Times splashed a viral story on its pages…
 
Congress’s Role in Puerto Rico’s Debt Crisis
The Center for Individual Freedom (CFIF) has been a vocal opponent of H.R. 4900, the Puerto Rico Oversight…
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No, Obama Didn't Prevent the Next Great Depression
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Obama's Killer Economy
Middle-aged people laid off and unable to find work are taking another way out. They're killing themselves.…
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Tax Week: Bernie Sanders Didn't Practice What He Preaches
Bernie Sanders asserts with religious fervor that "the rich" must pay more in taxes. …
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New Ad Features Puerto Rican Bondholder Calling on Congress to Protect Her Savings
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Obamacare's Teachable Moment
On Monday, House Republicans promised a plan to repeal and replace Obamacare within a month. It's not…
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Yes, We Need a Canadian Border Wall
Canada's sloppy, rushed and reckless Syrian refugee resettlement program is America's looming national…
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Obama Administration Should Not Apologize for Hiroshima
Secretary of State John Kerry toured the Hiroshima Peace Memorial and Museum in Japan this week, a month…
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Bill Clinton Versus "Black Lives Matter"
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Legal Plunder
If you're employed, beware. An alarming attitude is sweeping the nation that your paycheck is fair game…
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Question of the Week   
Which one of the following national political parties most recently held a brokered presidential nominating convention?
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"Mr. Obama's efforts in Iraq today are the anti-Iraq surge. Whereas Mr. Bush in 2007 learned from his mistakes, Mr. Obama remains stubbornly committed to his failing approach. Whereas Mr. Bush listened to military leaders, Mr. Obama's favors inexperienced ideologues. Whereas Mr. Bush doubled-down to win in Iraq, Mr. Obama plays to run out the clock -- fueling a foolish narrative that the Islamic State…[more]
 
 
—Pete Hegseth, The Washington Times
— Pete Hegseth, The Washington Times
 
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