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Head Start is a Waste of Our Tax Dollars

During Tuesday’s State of the Union, President Obama called for an increase in preschool education in order to prepare workers in the future: “[N]one of it will matter unless we also equip our citizens with the skills and training to … Continue reading

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Raising Minimum Wage Will Cost Jobs

President Barack Obama’s proposal to raise the minimum wage  to $9 an hour from  the current $7.25 would harm the economy, some Republicans said Tuesday after the State of the Union address. “If you raise the minimum wage, the inevitable … Continue reading

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State of Union Proposals Will Cost a Minimum of $83.4 Billion

In President Obama’s most expensive and widest ranging State of the Union Address yet, his proposals weighed in at $83.4 billion worth of quantifiable agenda items, according to National Taxpayers Union Foundation’s (NTUF’s) annual line-by-line analysis of the speech. This … Continue reading

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