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Hold firm, Paul Ryan!

By Marvin Olasky
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Congress | U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew visited San Juan, Puerto Rico, this week with one message: He hopes “help” is on the way. Lew has sent a letter to House…

Republicans surrender to big-spending liberals

By Cal Thomas
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Politics | Since nearly everyone else seems to be employing Star Wars metaphors these days, permit me to use some of my own. To conservatives, the Republican…

Ground level looks at Puerto Rican problems

By Marvin Olasky
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Puerto Rico | How desperate is Puerto Rico? (See WORLD Magazine’s cover story.) Joe Milligan, who lives in Rio Piedras and co-founded the Alianza para la Proteccion de…

More money for Puerto Rican pork?

By Marvin Olasky
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Puerto Rico | While politicians at suite level talk about potential Puerto Rico bailouts (see my cover story in the current issue of WORLD Magazine), reporters at street…

Even red states get the blues

Even red states get the blues

By Marvin Olasky
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Debt | Our cover story in the current issue of WORLD Magazine shows how a Puerto Rico bailout would create a fiscally disastrous precedent for spendthrift states…

Puerto Rico panic

By Marvin Olasky
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Puerto Rico | Will the can politicians kicked down the street become a boomerang?

The street-level impact of Puerto Rico’s looming default

By Marvin Olasky
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Puerto Rico | The Puerto Rican government yesterday made a bond payment that narrowly avoided default this month on part of its $72 billion debt— but Puerto Rico Gov.

College math

College math

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Higher Education | High cost plus low value equals a brewing storm for higher education

Doing for yourself

By Cal Thomas
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Government | A recent New York Times headline read, “Raising Taxes on the Wealthiest Would Pay for Bold Plans.” The story says that by soaking the rich “the government…

Joaquin and Obama: Two forces of nature

By Cal Thomas
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Politics | Hurricane Joaquin dumped large amounts of rain on the East Coast, but another “force of nature” flooded the country with so much rhetoric it was difficult…

Sounding the alarm

By J.C. Derrick
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Government | The only economist in Congress, newcomer Dave Brat never tires of warning about the government’s reckless fiscal habits

Tempted to borrow more money?

Tempted to borrow more money?

By Bill Newton
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Finance | A married couple sat down with me for financial counseling and asked, “The television ad said we could qualify for a mortgage of 100 percent of the value of…

 
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