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.
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.
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.
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.
March 26, 2022 5:01 am
3 Inconvenient Effects of Newsom’s $400 Gas Handout
There ain’t no such thing as a free tank of gas.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
December 18, 2021 4:00 am
The Packers Have a Unique Way To Fund Stadium Improvements: Ask Fans for Money
Other teams beg for taxpayer handouts.
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.
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.
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.