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The American Dream is that set of ideas that anyone can achieve success, prosperity, and can climb the socio-economic ladder through hard work and the opportunities the United States provides. Through…

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This week the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its annual Long Term Budget Outlook for 2013, and the graphic on the cover tells you pretty much all you need to know about the nation’s defici…

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On October 1, people across the country are scheduled to be able to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (also called the ACA or Obamacare). There is an extraordinary amount of c…

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“The federal government is like a giant sedimentary rock,” explained Budget Chairman Paul Ryan, during the War on Poverty hearing that took place earlier this month. “There are layers upon of layers o…

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Roughly 2.5 million undocumented young people live in the United States, and every year approximately 65,000 undocumented students graduate from high schools. Many were brought to the United States as…

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When we analyze the success of government welfare programs, it is important to take into account the societal costs of perpetuating a system of ineffective programs that trap those in need in an endle…