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Tuesday, Sep 02, 2014

Commentary

Charles Lane: Obama’s wedge issue

Nothing infuriates President Barack Obama’s adversaries more than his golf outings, which have become so frequent that even his sympathizers have started to mutter about the unseemly symbolism of a commander-in-chief who practically lives on t...
Published: 09/02/14

Colleges’ dirty little secret: adjunct professors

We are the stoop laborers of higher education: adjunct professors.
Published: 09/02/14

Entry-level jobs provide more than a paycheck

Thousands of young adults this summer flocked to the season’s must-see blockbuster movie, “Dawn of The Planet of the Apes.” In reality, though, it’s not rampaging primates that teens need to be worried about — it&#x...
Published: 09/02/14

Don’t force athletes to stay in college

As the college football season kicks off, the question of whether college athletes should be treated as professionals hangs in the air. Yet one issue has been oddly absent from the debate: the age restrictions the National Football League and Nationa...
Published: 09/01/14

Hey unions, it’s Labor Day, not ‘Union Day’

Most Americans realize that Labor Day is about celebrating workers and their contribution to our free society, but that won’t stop union bosses from stealing the spotlight to push their own agenda.
Published: 09/01/14

Thomas E. Perez: A Labor Day tribute to the Job Corps

Fifty years ago, President Lyndon Johnson made good on his promise of a “War on Poverty” with the Economic Opportunity Act. As he signed the new law, he declared that it “will strike at poverty’s roots” in a way tha...
Published: 09/01/14

Get the feds out of the road business altogether

OAKLAND, Calif. — There are good reasons for financing roads through tolls instead of federal fuel taxes, but there is no case for the federal government to collect such tolls.
Published: 08/29/14

Kathleen Oropeza: More testing madness in Florida schools

Who in their right mind would subject kindergartners to seven or more high-stakes end-of-course exams? The Florida Legislature — that’s who.
Published: 08/31/14

Charles Krauthammer: Lower corporate tax rates. Now.

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is highly exercised about “inversion,” the practice by which an American corporation acquires a foreign company and moves its headquarters out of the U.S. to benefit from lower tax rates abro...
Published: 08/31/14
David Hastings: What I didn’t say to Gov. Scott about climate change

David Hastings: What I didn’t say to Gov. Scott about climate change

I recently joined fellow climate scientists in a meeting with Gov. Rick Scott to discuss the threat climate change poses to our state. We appreciated the opportunity to have a dialogue with the governor, but we left the meeting with concerns about hi...
Published: 08/31/14