April 7, 2022 4:00 am

The Atlanta Braves Won the World Series. Their Stadium Is Still a Taxpayer Boondoggle.

The economic benefits are a home run that never came, and never should have been expected.

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April 6, 2022 10:49 am

Major League Baseball: Don’t Nationalize it, Privatize it!

Opening Day and a bad New York Times op-ed are timely reminders that much of what ails professional baseball is the intrusion of government.

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March 31, 2022 1:25 pm

Blame Insane Government Spending for Inflation

Some want to solve the problem with subsidies for gas, housing, child care, and more. That only risks greater stagnation.

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March 29, 2022 8:30 am

Taxpayers To Be Billed a Billion Dollars for Buffalo Bills’ New Stadium

If approved by the New York legislature, it would be the biggest public handout in NFL history.

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February 17, 2022 11:35 am

No, California Shouldn’t Keep Crazy High Marijuana Taxes ‘For the Children’

Child care workers benefit from state subsidies. They’re fighting against possible cuts by encouraging regressive taxes that fuel a new drug war.

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February 11, 2022 1:00 pm

The Super Bowl Will Be Played in the Most Expensive Stadium Ever Built. Taxpayers Didn’t Pay a Dime.

Meanwhile, Virginia and Washington, D.C., are in a bidding war to decide which taxpayers will have the chance to pay for the Washington Commanders’ new stadium. It shouldn’t be this way.

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February 4, 2022 2:30 am

How Green Energy Fantasies Can Amplify Civil Unrest

Policies that make energy scarce and expensive, promoted by wealthy elites, have weakened many nations, including the United States.

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January 28, 2022 12:05 pm

Massive Subsidies Won’t Solve the Semiconductor Supply Chain Crisis

Chipmakers don’t need the money, and they won’t get it until after the current mess has been resolved.

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January 13, 2022 2:15 pm

‘We’ Didn’t Increase the Debt. Politicians, Congress, and Bureaucrats Did.

Using “we” implies a collective responsibility, creates the false impression that most people are on board, and hints that we’ll share equally in the benefits.

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December 9, 2021 9:45 am

The ‘Build Back Better’ Bill Will Spend a Lot of Money To Make Our Problems Worse

You can support pre-K education and affordable child care and worry about climate change while understanding that policymakers need to get out of the way.

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December 8, 2021 12:30 pm

Elon Musk: Government Is ‘the Biggest Corporation, With a Monopoly on Violence, Where You Have No Recourse’

Musk’s finally ready to admit that government subsidies distort markets and that government actors are terrible at capital allocation.

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October 28, 2021 11:05 am

Biden Dumps Free Community College From Spending Bill

These schools are already extremely accessible to low-income students. Don’t mess with their flexibility.

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