Live Free or Die: When it comes to freedom, how does your state rank?
Last week, George Mason University’s Mercatus Center released the third edition of Freedom in the 50 States.
Not surprisingly, the states that suck the most in terms of freedom are heavily unionized (and taxed) states of Rhode Island, Hawaii, New Jersey, California and, in last place, New York.
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Graph: Compare National Economy, Before and After Federal “Stimulus”
From Veronique de Rugy at National Review Online (click for graph): “In 2009, President Obama promised that the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act would ‘create or save’ 3.5 million jobs over the next two years and that the unemployment rate would not rise above 8.5 percent. By the end of 2010, he promised, unemployment would have dropped to 7.25 percent. Furthermore, White House economists forecast that without | Read More »