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Topic - Nita Ghei
Nita Ghei is right to lament America's decline in economic freedom under the Obama administration ("A land less free," Web, Jan. 14). A record $16 trillion in national debt, "crony handouts," costly and burdensome new regulations and growing subsidies for special interests all have cast a pall over America's future. No wonder America's rank has fallen yet again in the 2013 Index of Economic Freedom.
Where does the Federal Reserve get the idea that, as Nita Ghei put it in a recent Op-Ed, "Granny and Grandpa ... are doing quite well ... seeing their incomes jump 12 percent" ("The poorer middle class," Friday)? What planet is the Fed on?
Nita Ghei is right to lament America's decline in economic freedom under the Obama administration ("A land less free," Web, Jan. 14).