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On Super Bowl Sunday, Time for a Legislative Gut Check

Number of years that the federal minimum wage has been in decline, accounting for inflation: 6 Number of American workers earning the federal minimum wage or less: 3.3 million Number of bills before the 114th Congress to raise the federal minimum wage: 1 Number of Congressional

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Texas Cheerleaders Think God Wants Their Football Team To Win

There’s an unfair stereotype of cheerleaders – that they’re stupid and superficial. In reality, there are many intelligent cheerleaders out there. A squad of cheerleaders in Kountze, Texas is living up to the stereotype, however. They’re pushing the Kountze School District to fight against complaints

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Sparse Football Homecoming

The school district for the town where I live spent a huge amount of money to construct a new football field and set of bleachers at the high school. Today came the test. Was the spending worth it? The Homecoming game is taking place right

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Ending Charity For The NFL

However, even apart from their member teams, players, and other subsidiaries, these professional sports leagues have annual receipts of 1.7 billion dollars. The purpose of these sports leagues is not charitable. Yet, the NFL and other professional sports leagues claim tax exempt status as non-profit organizations.

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Senators Helping Neglected Football

Banking Housing Urban Affairs Most people agree that these are important matters, and see that the work of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs has a lot of work to do. Senator Rob Portman is asking the committee to put this work

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?