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The Irony of the #FightFor15

I remember how difficult it is to work in the fast food industry. One of the toughest jobs I’ve had was when I had to work an overnight shift at a McDonalds, where I was greeted at each shift with … Continue reading

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Bowles-Simpson: Not As Bad As Expected

To many economists and business people, waiting for the results of the Bowles-Simpson fiscal commission has been like waiting for lab results on a persistent cough in a doctor’s office. It was easy to fear the worse, especially when the … Continue reading

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The Purple and Gold Health Care Debate

If President Obama wants to be able to govern, he will have to sign into law some ideas that at least a handful of Republicans can live with.  Following the election of Scott Brown in Massachusetts, he (and Pelosi and … Continue reading

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