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Ex-Im Misrepresents Subsidies to Prominent Billionaire

Commentary by Diane Katz The Daily Signal May 1, 2015   Ex-Im Misrepresents Subsidies to Prominent Billionaire     The chairman of the government’s Export-Import Bank has repeatedly mischaracterized several deals that have benefited billionaire Elon Musk. These misrepresentations, among other mismanagement and dysfunction within Ex-Im, reinforce the case for ending the crony bank. In […]


California’s Water Problem

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com April 28, 2015   California’s Water Problem   Californians are experiencing their third year of drought. Headlines read: “Current California Drought Is Driest In State’s History; Scientists Fear ‘Megadroughts’ On Their Way.” “Global Warming Upped Heat Driving California’s Drought.” Then there are scientific claims such as, “There’s a rapidly growing […]

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Bank Rolled: How Foreign Airlines Win Big With Government Subsidies and US Taxpayer-Backed Loans

By Melissa Quinn The Daily Signal April 14, 2015   Bank Rolled: How Foreign Airlines Win Big With Government Subsidies and US Taxpayer-Backed Loans     A trio of domestic airlines have joined forces to criticize competitors in the Persian Gulf that allegedly received billions in government subsidies. And that’s not the only government benefit […]


Death Blow: Supreme Court To Rule On Affordable Care Act: “Would Utterly Devastate Obamacare”

By Mac Slavo SHTFplan.com   Death Blow: Supreme Court To Rule On Affordable Care Act: “Would Utterly Devastate Obamacare”   Though a 2012 Supreme Court ruling upheld Obamacare as a legal tax on the American people, the nation’s highest court is preparing to hear arguments on the Federalized health care legislation once again. The latest […]

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Hollywood and the State: A Longtime Partnership

Source: https://mises.org By Salmaan A. Khan Hollywood and the State: A Longtime Partnership   It shouldn’t come as a surprise if you’ve felt the slight sting of “patriotic duty” invoked during this current wave of big-budget sci-fi action thrillers. Whether it’s a fleet of Naval destroyers battling an alien-robot invasion (of Transformers), or an F-16 […]


Spending and Morality

Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com By Walter E. Williams July 8, 2014 Spending and Morality   During last year’s budget negotiation meetings, President Barack Obama told House Speaker John Boehner, “We don’t have a spending problem.” When Boehner responded with “But, Mr. President, we have a very serious spending problem,” Obama replied, “I’m getting tired of hearing you […]

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“On average, each Fortune 100 company received about $200 million in (taxpayer funded subsidies.)”

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Editor “On average, each Fortune 100 company received about $200 million in (taxpayer funded subsidies.)”     Think about that. On average each of the largest 100 companies in the world receives $200 million from the US taxpayer, each year. Some more than others of course. This is not capitalism. This […]