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Democrats find living on minimum wage is tough

Former Ohio governor Ted Strickland ran out of money and walked instead of taking taxis. Rep. Mark Takano of California tweeted a picture of the black beans and rice he ate for dinner, while Rep. 400 more words


How to Improve America’s Welfare System

Several months ago I had a post entitled “A Balanced and Sensible Antipoverty program,” describing four characteristics of effective antipoverty programs: work requirements, work incentives, supporting married, two-parent families, and supporting business growth. 306 more words

Jack Heidel

TRUTH TIME: Dispelling the ‘Rich-Don’t-Pay-Taxes’ Myth

This is from Clash Daily.

Mr  Pauwels says in the article that a truly honest president  would thank the upper quintiles of taxpayers for their dedication. 736 more words

Enough Fed! Give Free Markets a Chance!

For the past few years, we have argued that the economy needs to continue the process of deleveraging as consumer and government debt levels remain far too high from an historical perspective. 973 more words

Market Commentary

Don’t Forget the Consumer!

Popular Economics Weekly

“It’s the Consumers, Stupid,” is an oft-repeated mantra being echoed currently by Internet advocates who want to keep Internet access free. But there’s a more important reason to worry about consumer health. 659 more words

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CBO -- H.R. 4194, Government Reports Elimination Act of 2014

H.R. 4194, Government Reports Elimination Act of 2014
Source: Congressional Budget Office

H.R. 4194 would eliminate the requirement for 17 federal entities to prepare certain reports for the Congress.

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