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2015 Brings Higher Minimum Wages

The new year has brought with it a host of new changes in American law, the most striking of which may be the elevated minimum wage in 19 states. Arkansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, Alaska, and Maryland are among the states where workers at the bottom rung of the ladder will see...
Posted On 01 Jan 2015
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Christmas Capitalism: Americans Rejoice in Spending

As another Christmas winds its way down, the grinches who feel compelled to attack the commercialism every year can put away their pitchforks. They seem to miss one of the most fundamental aspects of all the shopping and spending: by and large, people aren’t out there...
Posted On 26 Dec 2014
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Food Stamp Debacle: $2.4 Billion Misspent

Whenever Democrats argue for more federal spending, they pay lip service to the universally known truth of government waste. But simply saying, “Yeah, we should do something about that…” isn’t good enough. There isn’t anything to be done about it....
Posted On 23 Dec 2014
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Obama Makes Big Move Toward Universal Preschool

The White House has announced a big-money rollout intended to boost some of the president’s long talked-about education agenda items, the most notable of which is federally-funded preschool for everyone. According to President Obama, more than $1 billion – a...
Posted On 15 Dec 2014
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Teaching Men How to Work With Women

If there has been any social issue given more time, money, and legislative attention than the plight of women in the workforce, I’m not sure what it could be. Go down the history of American law, and you’ll come across initiative after bill after act meant to shore up...
Posted On 15 Dec 2014
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Republican Betrayal: Spending Bill Funds Executive Amnesty

Scarcely a month after American voters decided it was time for big changes in Washington, the primary beneficiaries of the shift have all but betrayed those that put them in power. Though the Republican-dominated Senate will not take their seats until next year, many analysts...
Posted On 11 Dec 2014
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China on the Verge of Dethroning America

You could spend hours on all of the ways the United States has suffered under the rule of Barack Obama, but none would make a stronger case than a new report from the International Monetary Fund. For the first time since the late 1800s, America can no longer claim to be the...
Posted On 05 Dec 2014
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Is the GOP Breaking Their Promise to America?

We’re only about a month out from a midterm election that saw numerous Republicans campaign on a promise to reverse the direction of the country. While are many facets to that promise, one of them cannot be ignored. Republican leadership in both Congress and the RNC made it...
Posted On 03 Dec 2014
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Do Republicans Have What It Takes to Repeal Obamacare?

Republican voters are excited about the prospects of a GOP-controlled Senate, but some have expressed rightful skepticism over whether anything will really change. The messages are unquestionably mixed, especially when it comes to the party’s approach to Obamacare. While...
Posted On 31 Oct 2014
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America the (Once) Beautiful

There was a time when the word America stood for something strong. It stood for something proud. People came from all over the world to study at our universities, to enrich our culture, and to make the best life for themselves and their families. Now, this is still true to some...
Posted On 24 Oct 2014
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