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Ignorance of Economics Is No Excuse

The Spanish party Podemos’s plans to make it more expensive to hire workers and reduce the return on investment don’t seem likely to improve Spain’s appalling unemployment rate.

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Slashing the Budget?

When the impact on the county school budget is less than 1 percent, don’t call it a “slashing” cut.

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The State of the Union: Please, Just Do No Harm

Obama offered a sweeping vision of a federal government that takes care of us from childhood to retirement, a verbal counterpart to the Obama campaign’s internet ad about “Julia,” who depends on government help throughout her life.

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Worst Congress Ever? You Must Be Kidding

The Establishment media call the 113th Congress one of the least productive Congresses ever. Considering the laws that Congress has passed, passing fewer of them seems like a good idea.

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Do Businesses Have Rights?

Businesses in the District of Columbia should have the right to refuse service to a congressman who wants to override D.C.‘s marijuana law, just as other businesses should have the right to refuse to provide services to gay weddings.