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September 4, 2007

The Modern Media Motto?

Sometimes you have to lie to tell the "truth."


Why can't political candidates named Clinton raise money honestly?

From the "More Than We Wanted to Know" Department

A close up view of the PowerRecycling Bin.....

Economic Freedom Top 10

The Economic Freedom of the World: 2007 Annual Report is out! Here's a quick look at this year's top ten and their index score (in parentheses):

1. Hong Kong (8.9)
2. Singapore (8.8)
3. New Zealand (8.5)
4. Switzerland (8.3)
5. United States (8.1)
5. United Kingdom (8.1)
5. Canada (8.1)
8. Estonia (8.0)
9. Ireland (7.9)
9. Australia (7.9)

And here are the basement dwellers:

131. Chad (5.1)
131. Niger (5.1)
131. Togo (5.1)
134. Burundi (5.0)
135. Venezuela (4.9) - Same as previous year, dropping from 5.5 in 2000.
136. Central African Republic (4.6)
137. Republic of the Congo (4.3)
138. Angola (4.2)
139. Democratic Republic of the Congo (4.0)
140. Myanmar (3.8)
141. Zimbabwe (2.9) - Dropping from 3.4 last year and from a high of 5.4 in 1995.

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