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David Davenport: Bad News From the Index of Economic Freedom

Trump, international law, rugged individualism, economic freedom

The 2017 Index of Economic Freedom has been released and it contains some bad news for Americans.  The U.S. dropped 6 positions in the ranking of economic freedom around the world to #17, its lowest level since these studies have been published.  While most nations of the world increased their...

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David Davenport: Trump’s Budget Asks: What Should Government Do?

Trump, international law, rugged individualism, economic freedom

President Donald Trump’s first budget proposes some big changes. A much higher commitment to national defense is at the top of the list and, in order to fund that, less foreign aid, government regulation, and federal subsidies for research and the arts. What Trump is doing is returning to the...

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