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Do More Than The Minimum On The Minimum Wage
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Do More Than The Minimum On The Minimum Wage

BY JIM HIGHTOWER “In the wealthiest nation on earth,” President Obama declared in his State of the Union speech, “no one who works full-time should have to live in poverty.” Right! Way to go! Not only does his call to raise America’s minimum wage put some real pop in populism, but it could finally start…

Pro-Business, Pro-Healthcare Reform
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Pro-Business, Pro-Healthcare Reform

BY SHARON MARTIN Politicians who call themselves pro-business but speak out against universal healthcare are speaking out of both sides of their mouths. That includes our governor. Insuring that every citizen of Oklahoma has access to quality healthcare would take care of several items on Gov. Fallin’s agenda for 2013. Let’s start with her exhortation…

The Dilemma Of Economic Theories
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The Dilemma Of Economic Theories

BY VERN TURNER There are many gloom and doom artists out there writing about the demise of our world conflicts in economics and social behaviors. I have quoted several books, articles and authors in past columns who either offer a solution or redefine the problem. Some even go so far as to define the cause…

The Second Time Around
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The Second Time Around

BY SUSAN ESTRICH It is hard to remember how much better things are in America today than they were four years ago when Barack Obama took the oath of office for the first time. Then, we were in the middle of two raging wars, one in Iraq and one in Afghanistan. Now, one of those…

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