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Diverse Groups Oppose Common Core

Neal McCluskey of the Cato Institute highlighted the small-government conservatives and libertarians in one camp, as well as the progressives in another in an exclusive interview with The Daily Caller. Both groups dislike connecting standards to testing and teacher assessments … Continue reading

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$100 Billion in Corporate Welfare in FY 2012

Subsidies to businesses in the federal budget in Fiscal Year 2012 cost taxpayers almost $100 billion, according to a new repor tfrom the Cato Institute. “That includes direct and indirect subsidies to small businesses, large corporations, and industry organizations,” the … Continue reading

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Federal Reserve — Will They or Won’t They Launch Another Stimulus?

With five months left until Election Day, Ben Bernanke and the Federal Reserve must weigh whether to launch another round of stimulus that could spur the economy but invite charges of politicking for President Obama. The central bank’s reputation, tested … Continue reading

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