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Who Are the Biggest Foreign Buyers Benefiting from Export-Import Bank Loans?

By Melissa Quinn The Daily Signal April 19, 2015   Who Are the Biggest Foreign Buyers Benefiting from Export-Import Bank Loans?   Supporters of the Export-Import Bank often argue the agency supports small businesses and allows such firms to compete in the global market. However, a new analysis of the bank’s transactions found those benefiting […]

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Australian Satellite Company Backed by Export-Import Bank Loans Files for Bankruptcy   Recently updated !

By Melissa Quinn The Daily Signal April 18, 2015   Australian Satellite Company Backed by Export-Import Bank Loans Files for Bankruptcy     An Australian satellite company backed by hundreds of millions of dollars in taxpayer-funded loans from the Export-Import Bank has filed for Chapter 15 bankruptcy, putting the company’s future in doubt. According to filings […]


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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 […]


The Republicans trying to take billions from taxpayers to expand the military (even more) are not conservatives. Sorry.

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism March 26, 2015   The Republicans trying to take billions from taxpayers to expand the military (even more) are not conservatives. Sorry.     I didn’t need to see the ridiculousness of this past week to know that the GOP can’t be trusted to reduce spending. But the current […]

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