New York isn't North Korea, but it's the closest thing you'll find in the U.S. -- at least according to a new report from a libertarian think tank.
A Mercatus Center study has pegged New York as the country's "least free" state, 49 slots behind "Live Free or Die" New Hampshire. Its authors gave the state particular abuse for its taxes, "by far the highest" in the country, according to their methodology.
True to their libertarian ways, however, they also said that New York would have scored higher if it had legalized gay marriage.Read more »
13 year old Syrian boy arrested and tortured. Read the story here.Read more »
In the land of the free and the home of the brave we introduce our kids to nationalism at a young age... because they are easier to brainwash! A bunch of "young marines" retire a flag in a solemn ceremony and read patriotic flag poetry in full marine fatigues. Can we say Hitler Youth??Read more »
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