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Reining in College Tuition and Student Debt

Parents don’t need an army of economists to tell them college is too expensive and too many students will default on their education loans. An economy that creates too few good paying jobs is part of the problem, but colleges and universities are spending foolishly and not providing the kind of education students need to [...]

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Forecasts for the Weeks of September 22 and 29

Here are the forecasts for upcoming economic data.

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Keeping the Kingdom United

Scots will be worse off if they vote for independence. It’s not good economics and not much else is at stake. Unlike the now dormant, but never dead, separatist movement in Quebec, and rising tide for independence in Catalonia, the Scottish movement lacks a strong impulse in sustaining an ancient culture.

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Forecasts for the Weeks of September 15 and 22

Here are the forecasts for upcoming economic data.

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Bombing ISIS Is Hardly Enough

President Obama’s vow to destroy ISIS rings hollow and sets the course for another American misadventure. Along with allies in Europe, the Middle East and Asia, he refuses to grasp that security can’t be purchased on the cheap. The cancer has metastasized to spawn terrorist groups and cells on every continent financed through business fronts, [...]

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Ouch, the Bill for ObamaCare Coming Due

The bill is coming due for ObamaCare and it’s a whopper. According to Medicare Care’s own actuaries U.S. health care spending is about to rocket. Federal meddling in what was once the finest and cost-effective health care system on the planet is nothing new.

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Forecasts for the Weeks of September 8 and 15

Here are the forecasts for upcoming economic data.

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Jobs Numbers Tank, as Obama’s Policies Fail

The economy created only 142,000 jobs in August, down from 212,000 in July, indicating the economy significantly slowed this summer. Jobs creation is well below the pace needed to reemploy all the workers displaced during the financial crisis-the economy is in crisis!

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Forecasts for the Weeks of September 1 and 8

Here are the forecasts for upcoming economic data.

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Obama’s Anti-Business Tax Agenda Chasing Burger King to Canada

Burger King’s effort to acquire Tim Horton’s, a Canadian purveyor of coffee and doughnuts, is a good business decision, but its choice to locate corporate headquarters north of the border would be the direct result of President Obama’s anti-business tax policies.

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