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Image of the Day: A Powerful Tribute to Free Market Capitalism

Economist Deirdre McCloskey will soon release her new book entitled "Bourgeois Equality:  How Ideas, Not Capital or Institutions, Enriched the World." It it, she describes the unprecedented transformation  and improvement of human wellbeing through the power of economic freedom, as illustrated by this graph:

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. As McCloskey summarizes, that's the result of the free market revolution:

. [I]n the two centuries after 1800, the trade-tested goods and services available to the average person in Sweden or Taiwan rose by a factor of 30 or 100.  Not 100 percent, understand - a mere doubling - but in its highest estimate a factor of 100, nearly 10,000 percent, and at least a factor of 30…[more]

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Tuesday, October 25 2016

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The Center for Individual Freedom this week launched a public education effort in Mississippi intended to educate the public about important judicial and crime-related issues in the state.

The effort includes a television ad that discusses the important role the judicial branch and the rule of law play in keeping Mississippi families safe from dangerous criminals.  Specifically, the ad highlights the judicial decision-making of state Supreme Court Justice Jim Kitchens and the legal loopholes he supported in certain cases dealing with sexual predators and murderers. The ad concludes by urging viewers to call Judge Kitchens and tell him to stop trying to use legal loopholes to side with predators and to stand up for victims.

The ad can be viewed below.

CFIF is a constitutional advocacy organization with more than 250,000 supporters and activists nationwide. Since 1998, the organization has actively sought to educate the public on a wide range of judicial and crime-related issues at the federal, state and local levels.

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