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Image of the Day: More Economic Freedom = Higher Standard of Living

In last week's Liberty Update, we highlighted the Heritage Foundation's 2022 Index of Economic Freedom, which shows that Joe Biden has dragged the U.S. down to 22nd, our lowest rank ever (we placed 4th in the first Index in 1995, and climbed back up from 18th to 12th under President Trump).  As we noted, among the Index's invaluable metrics is how it demonstrates the objective correlation between more economic freedom and higher citizen standards of living, which this graphic illustrates:

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May 19, 2022 • 12:53 PM

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“I Did That!” Left Begins to Blame Biden for Inflation
By Timothy H. Lee
Thursday, May 19 2022
As the cavalcade of national crises lengthens, Joe Biden increasingly casts himself as a modern-day King Canute.   Canute, who lived from 995 to 1035 and ruled Denmark, Norway and England, was widely adored as a wise king who preserved order.  According to legend, however, his courtiers’ fawning reached such excess that he decided to teach them a lesson by commanding the seas to halt their rise.  When tides continued their advance and Canute’s orders obviously proved futile, he turned to his adoring followers and announced, "Let all men know how empty and worthless…
 
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What If Democrats Had Made The Economy Even Worse?
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2022 Index of Economic Freedom: Biden Drags U.S. to All-Time Low of 25th
In today’s polarized culture, debate is characterized more often by normative subjectivity than…
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Imagine the Unimaginable
Americans are now entering uncharted, revolutionary territory. They may witness things over the next…
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Biden's Food-flation
Going food shopping feels like getting punched in the gut. You pick up a whole roasting chicken, hoping…
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Hunter Biden's $2 Million 'Sugar Brother'
One of the mysteries of the Hunter Biden matter is how the president's son, with no obvious sources of…
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WTO Targets U.S. Drug Patents, and the Biden Administration Plots Surrender
Intellectual property (IP) rights – patents, copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets – have…
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Biden Says Kids Belong to Their Teachers
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Remember when Joe Biden pitched his "Build Back Better" boondoggle?   He insisted…
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Quiz Question   
How many days does it take the average U.S. household to consume as much electrical power as one single bitcoin transaction?
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"We all know what happens when a tree falls in an empty forest. What happens when a democracy emerges unscathed from a purported vile racist threat to its very existence?Pretty much the same thing, it turns out.The surge in the early vote in Georgia shows that all the smears about the state's new voting law, repeated by everyone from the president of the United States on down, were complete nonsense…[more]
 
 
—Rich Lowry, Editor-in-Chief of National Review
— Rich Lowry, Editor-in-Chief of National Review
 
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