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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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Tuesday, June 15 2010

A woman who sued actor Sacha Baron Cohen for allegedly ruining her bingo game while filming Bruno lost her case.

Richelle Olson sued Cohen and NBC for $25,000, claiming the Bruno star deliberately sabotaged her bingo game, causing her emotional distress.  Olson further claimed she was physically damaged with magical, non-medical ailments after she tried to remove the microphone from Cohen while in her wheelchair.

After viewing the entire event, which was taped for the movie and proved that Cohen never had physical contact with Olson, the judge reportedly rolled his eyes, ruled against Olson, and told her she would have to cover Cohen’s $17,000 worth of legal fees.

—Source:  Examiner.com

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