Make up all the justifications you want, but the deal was just another example of crony capitalism.
E15 may buy votes in Iowa but does so at a serious cost.
If ethanol truly were a good substitute for gasoline, no mandate would be necessary.
Unintended consequences abound when playing favorites with special interests.
Reviewing the exploitive policy from a bottom-line perspective.
Expanding education options through education savings accounts would help students and taxpayers alike.
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 is by far the most effective anti-poverty program in the world’s history.
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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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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