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Editorial: Rubio right on vo-tech, wrong on minimum wage

Marco Rubio (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

November 12, 2015

“Welders make more money than philosophers. We need more welders and less philosophers.” Sen. Marco Rubio made this assertion at Tuesday night’s Republican primary debate — it’s meant to illustrate his main gripe with the U.S. education system. While the first part of his quote is false — Americans wit...

Editorial: Republican candidates’ tax proposals out-of-touch

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 20, 2015

If you haven’t heard Presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders, Ind-Vt., complain about how little the “billionaire class” pays in taxes by now, you might as well have never heard him speak at all. “Let me tell you, Donald Trump and his billionaire friends under my policies are going to pay a h...

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