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Midday Roundup: Is Mitt Romney trying to start a wage war in the GOP?

By Leigh Jones
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Politics | Better pay? It’s a good thing Mitt Romney’s not running for president again. During an appearance on MSNBC’s Morning Joe , the 2012 Republican candidate…

Army wages war of attrition on young officers

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | After the 9/11 attacks, tens of thousands of young men and women joined the military, heading for the rugged mountains of Afghanistan and dusty deserts of…

Web Reads: Is that a Scrabble-approved word?

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Cheat sheet. Tournament Scrabble players rack up big scores by playing words that most of us don’t know or don’t believe comply with Scrabble rules. The…

Wages of federalism

By Andrew Branch
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Money | State efforts will help us learn about the economic effects of minimum wage hikes

Why work?

Why work?

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Healthcare | “All the toil of a man is for his mouth …” (Ecclesiastes 6:7). We learn from Ecclesiastes what motivates men to work. Now I am certain that some people…

Upside-down Golden Rule

Upside-down Golden Rule

By Joel Belz
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Jobs | Isn’t minimum wage another way of saying, ‘If I could legally pay you less, I would’?

The greed-envy-entitlement philosophy of Income ‘inequality’

By Cal Thomas
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Jobs | In a Dec. 4 speech, President Obama declared income “inequality” to be “the defining challenge of our time.” It is time for me to come clean; to own…

School of hard knocks

By Andrew Branch
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Lifestyle | Millennials face a challenging job market—but their own resistance to hard work may not help

The college conundrum

The college conundrum

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Education | Do we or don’t we send the kids to college? For Americans of a generally middle-class or better income level, that was a question that wouldn’t even have…

Fighting poverty by embracing abstraction

By Marvin Olasky
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Poverty | The war of words concerning the funding of SNAP—the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, aka “food stamps”—is a perfect example of why I teach…

Dollars and Sense: All eyes on Congress

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | A busy week. Even though this past week was shortened by the holiday, it was nonetheless pretty busy. On Tuesday, it looked like things were getting off to a…

Job killer

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Movement to raise the minimum wage will have unintended consequences

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