Why are New Mexico’s politicians lining the pockets of these already wealthy and successful entrepreneurs through taxpayer-funded, industry-specific subsidies?
It’s another example of the rich—well-heeled corporate lobbyists—getting richer as government expands further under the new administration.
The Hong Kong protesters are fighting for liberty, but major U.S. firms are siding with China’s authoritarian regime. That’s not okay.
The political goal of handouts is another example of how Trump thinks he can throw around billions of dollars, seized by the government through taxes, to get whatever he wants.
Deals like the one struck between Amazon and New York showcase a national policy disease that rides the paychecks of individuals and small businesses across the country.
Tax dollars that could have been used to upgrade our subway, add classroom space, or provide property tax relief are subsidizing one of the richest companies on earth.
The democratic-socialist from the Bronx is right. Amazon shouldn’t get billions in tax incentives.
The budget proposal means the Trump administration is now actively working to codify not one but two Obamacare bailouts that a Republican Congress denied to the Obama administration.
House leaders have concocted a plan that would use a budget gimmick that arguably violates the law to bail out Obamacare and provide taxpayer funding to plans that cover abortion.
Senators Susan Collins and Lamar Alexander are apparently engaging in a bidding war over how many billions of taxpayer dollars to spend on corporate welfare to insurance companies.
Amazon’s ability to secure special incentives provides a useful case study in how corporations hurt people in the name of ‘job creation.’
If passed, a bill in Congress would once again allow optometrists and contact lenses makers to hike prices and control patients’ choices.
Did a Republican president who pledged to repeal Obamacare get elected to office in November—or not?
Throwing taxpayer money at skyrocketing premiums won’t solve the problem, and will instead just create another entitlement that health insurers will want to make permanent.
Donald Trump’s son-in-law holds a controlling interest in a company whose primary business is selling Obamacare policies.
Americans will collectively spend an estimated $2 billion on peanuts this year before even breaking open a shell.
Every independent study of film tax credits has found they do not create lasting economic development nor come anywhere close to paying for themselves.
The Hemlock and Solyndra debacles are but two examples of government making ill-advised investments in a fledgling industry with taxpayer money. The list goes on for miles.
Cronyism is a real and important problem for American families. But how we evaluate the cost also matters.
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