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The flags of Canada and the United States of A...

In 2010, I was pleased, and not at all surprised, to see that the conservative Heritage Foundation had ranked Canada more economically free than the United States in their Index of Economic Freedom for the first time since their rankings came out in 1995.

Their 2012 index marks the third year in a row that Canada has been ranked more economically free than the United States.

Canada held 6th place, while the U.S. fell from 9th to 10th, and if things go the way they have been, the U.S. is likely to fall off the top 10 list in 2013.

This past weekend, I heard a radio host still lump Canada in as a “socialist” country along with the EU countries that are in so much trouble now, but for such people, I wrote the 2011 article, Still think Canada is more socialist than the United States? The joke’s on you.

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