PowerLinks 01.31.14

January 31, 2014 • by Joe Carter

PowerLinks 01.31.14

In Praise of Simple Government Paul David Miller, The Federalist Congress should reauthorize the president to reorganize the executive branch of government. Can the Minimum Wage Close the Opportunity Gap? Anne Bradley, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics This executive order begs the larger question: Would a minimum wage applied to all industries be the great equalizer? Continue Reading...

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PowerLinks 01.30.14

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