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North Dakota State students cheer a touchdown against Robert Morris Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, in the Fargodome. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service

Bison Football Should Raise the Price for Season Tickets

Bison Football Should Raise the Price for Season Tickets

Those of you are familiar with my work know that I’ve got little love for collegiate athletics generally, and little interest in football specifically. But even I’ve noticed some of the griping about empty seats at North Dakota State University football games. The Bison are apparently on pace for another championship season, yet according to

Number Of Women As Top Household Earners Growing, Birth Rates Falling

According to a Pew study, women are becoming the top income earners in an increasing number of households. Part of that increase is due to an increase in single mother households – not a positive for our society – but what’s interesting is that the number of married women who are the top income earners

Obama's Tariff On Low-Wage Labor

George Mason Professor of Economics Donald Boudreaux asks President Obama to justify his proposal for increasing minimum wages with his policy of inflating the price of imported goods with tariffs: Dear Mr. Obama: In this year’s State of the Union Show you called for the hourly minimum-wage to be raised from $7.25 to $9.00. That’s

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