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The United States is now ranked 17th in economic freedom

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Anthony B. [email protected]

Anthony B. Kim researches international economic issues at The Heritage Foundation, with a strong focus on economic freedom. Kim is the research manager of the Index of Economic Freedom, the flagship product of the Heritage Foundation in partnership with The Wall Street Journal. Read his research.

It’s already been eight years since the […]

By |February 16th, 2017|obamanomics|0 Comments

America’s kids got more stupid in reading, math and science while Team Obama was in charge

By Todd Starnes

Published February 09, 2017
FoxNews.com

American school kids became more stupid under the Obama administration, according to rankings released by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

They recently released the results of a worldwide exam administered every three years to 15-year-olds in 72 countries. The exam monitors reading, math and science knowledge.

Based on their findings, […]

By |February 9th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|6 Comments

Trump may not enforce individual health insurance mandate: aide

ReutersJanuary 22, 2017

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration may no longer enforce a rule requiring individual Americans to carry health insurance or pay a penalty if they do not, a senior White House official said on Sunday

Speaking on ABC’s “This Week” program, Kellyanne Conway, counselor to the president, said President Donald Trump “may stop enforcing […]

By |January 23rd, 2017|Obamacare|3 Comments

Obama scores the worst legislative record in history

Signed fewer bills into law than one-term Carter

by Stephen Dinan – The Washington Times – Tuesday, January 17, 2017

President Obama oversaw the deepest legislative malaise in modern political history, according to the Washington Times Legislative Index, which captures his struggles to find ways to work with a Congress that ranged from lukewarm to openly hostile […]

By |January 19th, 2017|2017|1 Comment

Pilot program allows NJ food stamp recipients to shop online

Updated: JANUARY 17, 2017 — 3:48 AM EST

by The Associated Press

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – New Jersey was among seven states selected by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for participation in an online purchasing pilot program for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

Under the two-year pilot, residents of the Garden State who use food stamps will be […]

By |January 18th, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

It’s time to face facts: Obama’s presidency was a failure

By Kyle Smith

January 14, 2017 | 2:06pm

The closing arguments for the Obama years are arriving, and they aren’t helping the outgoing president. A case in point is a new book published this week, one that acknowledges “Obama’s supporters have experienced as a continuous disappointment.”

Those supporters, and others, must have noticed that “for most […]

By |January 15th, 2017|obamanomics|13 Comments

Millennials Falling Behind Their Boomer Parents

Baby Boomers: your millennial children are worse-off than you. Millennials earn 20 percent less than boomers did at the same stage of life, despite being better educated, according to a new analysis by the advocacy group Young Invincibles. (Jan. 13)

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By |January 15th, 2017|business and finance|0 Comments

Obama’s legacy: Plenty of change, not so much hope

BY DAVID LIGHTMAN

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WASHINGTON

Barack Obama promised hope and change when he became the nation’s 44th president eight years ago. He delivered on the change, but leaves a nation still struggling for hope.

He departs office after leading the United States out of its worst economic crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s, and as the country […]

By |January 14th, 2017|2017|3 Comments

Obamacare Repeal Must Be on Day One: Congress Has No Excuses

Jim DeMint / @JimDeMint / January 02, 2017

In less than three weeks’ time, when Donald Trump becomes our next president, he will take an oath to preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States.

It is fitting, then, that Trump has committed to repealing and replacing one of his predecessor’s most infamous unconstitutional policies, […]

By |January 9th, 2017|Obamacare|1 Comment

18 Major Scandals in Obama’s ‘Scandal-Free’ Presidency

by JOHN HAYWARD2 Jan 20174,188

President Obama and his mouthpieces have embarked on a bizarre scheme to hypnotize America into forgetting the many scandals of his presidency. They seem to think that intoning “this administration hasn’t had a scandal” over and over again will make history disappear. It’s the lamest Jedi Mind Trick ever, and is […]

By |January 5th, 2017|obamanomics|0 Comments