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We Shouldn’t Follow Germany on Minimum Wage

July 29, 2014, 9:14 PM
President Obama included a much discussed proposal to increase the national minimum wage to $10.10, from its current level of $7.25. To date, the proposal has…

Budget Smackdown: Krugman vs. Portman and Epstein

July 29, 2014, 9:12 PM
In a recent column, Paul Krugman dismissed concerns about the federal debt as a “false alarm,” a “disaster that wasn’t,” and an “imaginary budget and debt…

Gray Lady Calls on Feds to Repeal Marijuana Prohibition

July 29, 2014, 9:12 PM
Yesterday, the New York Times ran a lengthy editorial, entitled “Let States Decide on Marijuana.” Here is an excerpt: Allowing states to make their own…

Core Supporters: We’ve Just Been Too Darned Principled!

July 29, 2014, 9:12 PM
According to Politico, supporters of the Common Core have come to a realization: they are losing the public relations war. And what do they think the problem…

No, Global Warming Did Not Create Chicago's Aging Sewers

July 23, 2014, 10:44 AM
Global warming is not the reason why Chicago’s 1800s-era sewer system occasionally floods people’s basements, despite Washington Post propaganda to the…

Guillotine climate change skeptics?

July 23, 2014, 9:21 AM
If the world is warming, it is doing so at one-quarter of the rate the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change predicted in its 2007 report. The IPCC admits