Rick Perry’s Compelling History of Job Creation

Rick Perry has joined the long, and ever-growing list of candidates who have thrown their hat into the ring in the race for the White House. There will no doubt be gallons of ink splashed across newspaper pages discussing Perry’s “oops” moment from his 2012 campaign, when he was unable to remember the name the…
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Student Debt is Soaring. Here Is What We Can Do About It

The cost of a college education has soared in recent years. Unsurprisingly, as Joseph Lawler reports for the Washington Examiner, student loan debt has skyrocketed right along with it: Student debt has nearly quintupled since 2004, when it was just over $250 billion, according to Federal Reserve Bank of New York data taken from credit…
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At CPAC, Red-State Governors Show How Republicans are Winning the Battle of Ideas

America’s economic problems are not new. And yet, like an entity suffering from amnesia, the government can’t seem to remember why it continues to fail. Fifty years ago this fall Ronald Reagan said, “For three decades, we’ve sought to solve the problems of unemployment through government planning, and the more the plans fail, the more…
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Obama’s Higher Education Plan A Promising Step Towards Conservative Reforms

President Obama’s summer barnstorming tour got off to a less than robust start. What was billed as the latest, greatest pivot to the economy in which the president would unveil new plans to jumpstart the stalled economy, simply didn’t deliver. It was more of what we’ve come to expect from an Obama speech: pointed attacks…
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