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Bernie Sanders Plans to Raise Taxes on the Wealthy to 90%

Bernie Sanders Plans to Raise Taxes on the Wealthy to 90%

Yes, you read that correctly. In an interview with CNBC, Bernie Sanders went on the record as supporting this radical notion. While dining – in what seems to be a very elegant restaurant – he dogmatically turns against the high […]

When it comes to Job Creation, Texas Is in a League of its Own

Governor Rick Perry is fond of talking about the “Texas Miracle”- the way in which the state’s businesses have created jobs and attracted migrants from all over the country in the last decade or two. The data in Texas’s favor […]

Is Affirmative Action About to Die?

Race based affirmative action programs for admission to public universities may be at an end.  One of the last remaining Supreme Court decisions yet to be decided from last term is Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action and the […]

Congress Divided Over Union Election Rule

Business groups and Congressional Republicans are set to fight proposed union election rule changes that they believe are unlawful and transform the government into a union surrogate as opposed to a referee.  Pro-union groups and some Congressional Democrats see the […]

Bill Nye & Obama: Poor Education Will Hold America Back

Colleen Ahern The U.S. economy is a complex animal, affected by everything from foreign policy to housing demands. Another factor? What goes on in our classrooms. The role of quality education was raised in two highly publicized events, just one […]

How 2013 Threw Off This Year’s Tax Season

It looks like many of 2013’s headline events will be affecting tax filing season in 2014. The government shutdown and sequestration will have an impact on when and how taxes will be filed in the coming year. Here’s what you […]

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