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According to Freedom House, in 2007 there were 123 electoral democracies ( up from 40 in 1972 ).
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According to the Heritage Foundation Index of Economic Freedom in 2012, Chile has the strongest private property rights in Latin America, scoring 90 on a scale of 100.
According to statistics obtained under the Freedom of Information Act, the average commuter on the Metropolitan line in 2006 wasted three days, 10 hours and 25 minutes due to delays.
According to the Tax Foundation, the most important factor driving changes in Tax Freedom Day from year to year is growth in incomes, as the progressive structure of the U. S. federal tax system causes taxes as a percentage of income to rise along with inflation.
According to the Tax Foundation, the following is a list of Tax Freedom Days in the U. S. since 1900:
According to its website, Freedom House " emerged from an amalgamation of two groups that had been formed, with the quiet encouragement of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, to encourage popular support for American involvement in World War II at a time when isolationist sentiments were running high in the United States.
According to intelligence officials, the view of government historians that the report should become public was rebuffed by policymakers concerned that comparisons might be made to intelligence used to justify the Iraq War ( Operation Iraqi Freedom ) that commenced in 2003.
According to the 2011 Index of Economic Freedom published by the Heritage Foundation and the Wall Street Journal, Bahrain has the freest economy in the Middle East and North Africa region and is tenth overall in the world.
According to the jacket notes of the Let Freedom Sing CD set, Crothers was part of the music group The Ramparts who sang A. C. Bilbrew's " The Death of Emmett Till ".
... According to Freedom House's annual survey of political rights and civil liberties, Freedom in the World 2001 – 2002, the chaotic nature of the Intifada along with strong Israeli reprisals has resulted in a deterioration of living conditions for Palestinians in Israeli-administered areas.
According to the Second Chapter, Article 2, in the Freedom of the Press Act ( part of the Swedish constitution ): " The right of access to official documents may be restricted only if restriction is necessary having regard to
According to some members of Mau Mau, they never referred to themselves as such, instead preferring the military title Kenya Land and Freedom Army ( KLFA ).
" According to the foreword ( written by Pat Buchanan ) in the most recent edition of Conscience of a Conservative, Buchanan was a member of the Young Americans for Freedom and wrote press releases for that organization.
According to the 2010 Index of Economic Freedom ( of the Heritage Foundation, Fraser Institute and WSJ ), Chile's economy is the 10th freest.
According to the IRC, " The Freedom Award reveals the remarkable ability of an individual to shape history and change for the better a world moving toward freedom for all.
According to a document PHR obtained through a suit brought under the Freedom of Information Act, the Bush administration itself estimated that the number of prisoners killed was " higher than the widely reported 1, 000 " and " may approach 2, 000 ".
According to popular tradition, the nine stripes represent the nine syllables of the phrase " Ελευθερία ή Θάνατος " (" Freedom or Death "), the five blue stripes for the syllables " Έλευθερία " and the four white stripes " ή Θάνατος ".
According to Reporters Without Borders in 2004, Australia is in 41st position on a list of countries ranked by Press Freedom ; well behind New Zealand ( 9th ) and United Kingdom ( 28th ).
According to the book The Techno Primer, the 1991 album Road to Freedom by Young Disciples was " very influential " in the genre, as the band " set the tone for this movement.
According to the Reporters Without Borders, Hong Kong enjoys " real press freedom " and ranks the second in Asia after Japan in the Press Freedom Index.
According to Dr. Leopoldo Figueroa, member of the Partido Estadista Puertorriqueño ( Puerto Rican Statehood Party ) and the only member of the Puerto Rico House of Representatives who did not belong to the PPD, the law was repressive and in direct violation of the First Amendment of the U. S. Constitution, which guarantees Freedom of Speech.
According to David Hackett Fischer in his book Liberty and Freedom, Crawford ’ s statue was … … very close to Jefferson Davis ’ s ideas in every way but one ….
According to 2009 Freedom of Information Act requests, the total number of local authority operated CCTV cameras was around 60, 000 over the entirety of the UK.
According to a study by Freedom House, in 67 countries where dictatorships have fallen since 1972, nonviolent civic resistance was a strong influence over 70 percent of the time.
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According to the historian David O. Stewart, Cornelius Wendell led an acquittal committee, which met in the Astor House in New York ; it collected a bribery fund of up to $ 150, 000 to influence Senators into voting for Johnson's acquittal.
According to an article in The Guardian, Guest attended the House of Lords regularly until the House of Lords Act 1999 barred most hereditary peers from their seats.
According to White House and Congressional Budget Office figures, the maximum share of income that enrollees would have to pay for the " silver " healthcare plan would vary depending on their income relative to the federal poverty level, as follows: for families with income 133 – 150 % of FPL will be 3-4 % of income, for families with income of 150 – 200 % of FPL will be 4-6. 3 % of income, for families with income 200 – 250 % of FPL will be 6. 3-8. 05 % of income, for families with income 250-300 % of FPL will be 8. 05-9. 5 % of income, for families with income from 300 to 400 % of FPL will be 9. 5 % of income.
According to William Seale, he took several slaves with him to Washington to serve at the White House from 1817 to 1825.
According to a 2003 House of Commons report, commuters faced a " daily trauma " and were forced to travel in " intolerable conditions ".
" According to General Ludlow, this reform bill provided for an equal representation of the people, disfranchised several boroughs which had ceased to have a population in proportion to representation, fixed the number of the House at four hundred ".
According to Edmond Ludlow, " The Wallingford House party, as if infatuated by a superior power to procure their own destruction, continued obstinately to oppose the Parliament, and fixed in their resolution to call another ( that is a reformed Parliament more agreeable to their interests ).
According to the commission staff: " Their actions saved the lives of countless others, and may have saved either the U. S. Capitol or the White House from destruction.
According to the legendarium recorded in the 12th-century Gesta Treverorum, the city was founded by an eponymous otherwise unrecorded Trebeta, an Assyrian prince, placing the city's founding legend centuries before and independently of ancient Rome: a medieval inscription on the facade of the Red House in Trier market,
According to testimony by captured al-Qaeda member Abu Zubaydah, U. S. officials believed the White House was the intended target.
According to further testimony by Sheikh Mohammed, bin Laden preferred the Capitol over the White House as a target and Sheikh Mohammed revealed that the interview to Fouda was a lie to make the 9 / 11 attacks seem larger than they were.
According to its constitution, the Universal House of Justice itself states that " The provenance, the authority, the duties, the sphere of action of the Universal House of Justice all derive from the revealed Word of Bahá ' u ' lláh which, together with the interpretations and expositions of ` Abdu ' l-Bahá and of Shoghi Effendi ... constitute the binding terms of reference of the Universal House of Justice and are its bedrock foundation.
According to Barrington, whist was first played on scientific principles by a party of gentlemen who frequented the Crown Coffee House in Bedford Row, London, about 1728.
According to biographer Anderson, contrary to the belief of Roosevelt and other allies, Taft's role as Governor-General in the Philippines did not serve to equip him with the political skills essential for the White House.
According to Mark Bonham-Carter, HH Asquith's grandson, Grace would have been one of the people to be appointed a peer had Asquith's plan to flood the House of Lords with Liberal peers come to fruition.
According to its preamble, the act was designed to " take effectual Measures for correcting divers Abuses that have long prevailed in the Choice of Members to serve in the Commons House of Parliament.
According to the archivist of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, " Twenty years after its production as a lyric opera in Vienna, Mahler raised the artistic status of Strauss's work by producing it at the Hamburg Opera House [...] all the leading opera houses in Europe, notably Vienna and Munich, have brightened their regular repertoire by including it for occasional performance.
According to news reports at the time, Nixon answered questions about the 18-1 / 2 minute tape gap, altering White House tape transcripts turned over to the House Judiciary Committee, using the Internal Revenue Service to harass political enemies, and a $ 100, 000 contribution from billionaire Howard Hughes.