Tag: Government subsidies
Amazon in New York? I’m with AOC

Make up all the justifications you want, but the deal was just another example of crony capitalism.

The E15 Mandate Is Poor Environmental Policy

E15 may buy votes in Iowa but does so at a serious cost.

Trump’s Ethanol Plans Double Down on Bad Environmental Policy

If ethanol truly were a good substitute for gasoline, no mandate would be necessary.

Government-Pushed Ethanol Harms People, Environment

Unintended consequences abound when playing favorites with special interests.

Time to Stop Taxpayer Funding for Sports Stadiums

Reviewing the exploitive policy from a bottom-line perspective.

California Parents Need Educational Choices, Not Court Battles

Expanding education options through education savings accounts would help students and taxpayers alike.

The Fight for Freedom Must Continue Post-Janus

Any day now the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule in Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, the outcome of which will have major implications.

Capitalism’s Biggest Enemies Are Capitalists

Capitalism is by far the most effective anti-poverty program in the world’s history.

Why Subsidize the U.S. Department of Education When We Could Be Funding ESAs Ourselves?

Last month marked the 38th anniversary of the establishment of the U.S. Department of Education. Proponents insisted that elevating the Office of Education to a Cabinet-level department would improve federal education spending efficiency as well as student achievement. Opponents countered that there is scant (if any) evidence that increasing federal control over education would...
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Tax Reform III: Tax Employer Health Care Benefits; Offer a Tax Credit to Health Insurance Purchasers

In an earlier blog post I suggested eliminating all personal tax deductions, with a possible exception related to health care. One of the well-publicized problems with the American health care system is that employer-provided health insurance is not taxed, pushing us to a system in which people get health insurance from their employers. A...
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