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The United States Ranks 7th in Comprehensive New “Freedom Index”

tmaher Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 8:53 AM
Dan .... More often than not you are bearer of ill tidings.... I have grown up somewhat and have come to appreciate your candor... The unfortunate circumstance is that this survey is based on conjecture and is like trying to nail a fart in a room ...it stinks ,you know its there but you can't isolate it..

I’ve always been a big fan of Economic Freedom of the World because it provides a balanced and neutral measure of which nations do best in providing free markets and small government.

And I like it even when it gives me bad news. It’s somewhat depressing, after all, to read that the United States has dropped from the #3 nation when Bill Clinton left office to