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I am retired after 36 years of being a state of Indiana employee. I enjoy writing and reading conservative blogs.
The elected who Donald Trump has supported with cash contributions is quite diverse. Conservative Review has the entire list of 38. The list below does not include those from New York and New Jersey. Some are what we can call the A Team, and others are the Washington Cartel...
This is a followup on a previous post, The Race For 2016 Endorsements. In the previous post only Ted Cruz, Donald Trump, and Marco Rubio were mentioned, and this one also mentions Dr. Ben Carson, and John Kasich. Since the number of candidates has dwindled to five there is a...
The 2016 Index of Economic Freedom does not directly answer this question. However, the data that is provided in the report is voluminous and helpful in arriving at the answer. Besides the results of the 10 facets of economic freedom that are measured are quick facts concerning...
The following is an excerpt from Donald Trump's victory speech in New Hampshire. But we are going to make America great again. But we're going to do it the old fashioned way. We're going to beat China, Japan. We're going to beat Mexico at trade. We're going to beat all...
The top 50 economies are a very diverse group. They are not the top 50 scores for economic freedom. They range from Hong Kong #1 to Venezuela #176. They are not the top 50 countries for population. They range from China #1 to Qatar #140. The top 50...
The Index of Economic Freedom is an annual guide published by The Wall Street Journal and The Heritage Foundation since 1995. The Index covers 10 freedoms – from property rights to entrepreneurship – in 186 countries. We measure economic freedom based on 10 quantitative and qualitative factors, grouped into four...
On Monday February 1 2016 Iowans are going to caucus meetings to choose our next president. The GOP caucus goers have only 2 candidates who can win in Iowa, Trump and Cruz. There has already been an exhausting amount of time spent by the candidates and their supporters and...
We are in the middle of the silly season, and a lot of claims are being put out by all of the different camps running for the GOP nomination for president about endorsements. There is an excellent reference source to see the 2016 endorsements by Senators and Representatives at...