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Census Bureau: Mens’ Wages Remain Below 1973 Levels

Americans’ median pay packets have been flat since 1973, even though the vastly expanded federal government has justified its own salaries and its many massive spending and policy programs as a sure-fire way to boost education, productivity, and wages.

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Most Swing States Suffering Bigger Income Losses

A new report suggests that two-thirds of the 13 presidential election swing states are suffering worse income losses than the national average under President Barack Obama. That, in turn, suggests the 2016 election could become a middle-class revolt.

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SAT Scores Hit Four-Decade Low

Graduating high school students’ SAT college admission scores fell again this year–to the lowest level in four decades. Rapidly growing expenditure on education seems to be producing poor test results.

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