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

Thu, 05/19/2022 - 12:51
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 […]
Categories: Freedom and rights

Quote of the Day: U.S. Leads the World in 5G Rollout, Thanks to Pro-Market Approach

Fri, 05/13/2022 - 11:48
From economist Thomas Hazlett, in an insightful admonition against crony capitalist government intervention into the telecommunications market entitled “The U.S. May Repeat Mexico’s Wireless Spectrum Mistake” in today’s Wall Street Journal,  offers this little gem and tribute to the positive payoff of America’s comparatively pro-market deregulatory approach: Meanwhile, 5G networks are spreading more rapidly in […]
Categories: Freedom and rights

Image of the Day: Taxpayers Really Fuel EV Programs

Tue, 05/10/2022 - 09:46
We recently sounded the alarm on how the Biden Administration, political left and crony capitalist big business interests are coalescing on an idea almost too bizarre to be real:  heaping new carbon taxes on traditional energy sources in order to “reduce energy costs.”  We subsequently illustrated one of the main reasons for that novel ploy:  […]
Categories: Freedom and rights

Image of the Day: High Cost of “Green” Energy Explains Leftist Calls for Carbon Tax

Fri, 04/29/2022 - 09:30
In our Liberty Update this week, CFIF highlights a bizarre new crony capitalist idea to introduce a carbon tax that some entrenched interests in Washington, D.C., have begun to advocate.  Even more bizarrely, they sell their proposal to begin taxing energy as a way to reduce energy costs.  You can’t make this up. Courtesy of […]
Categories: Freedom and rights