By Timothy P. Carney | 09/22/14 02:48 PM
Many small-business owners are like your corner grocer, with no intention to expand. Your neighborhood dry cleaner isn't trying to start a national chain. Your average realtor isn't looking to add a big staff and become a manager.
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/18/14 06:31 PM
Nevada taxpayers may not be pleased about footing a quarter of the tab for this billionaire's for-profit business. But the cost to Nevada taxpayers will not be as painful as the distortions to the market.
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/17/14 06:30 PM
From July to August, the "Core Consumer Price Index" did not move. That means zero inflation, if you use the measure of inflation the Federal Reserve uses when setting monetary policy. But core CPI omits volatile prices like food and energy. If you have a family, you're probably pretty aware that...
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/17/14 04:38 PM
Export-Import Bank defenders deploy worthless numbers on job creation, bogus profit claims, empty scare tactics about how Boeing will die, and now, spooky stories about significant drops in exports resulting from killing Ex-Im.
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/16/14 04:18 PM
If Republicans decide that they really believe in all that free-market talk, and they train their sights on corporate welfare, they'll find a target-rich environment.
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/16/14 03:01 PM
"Americans for the ExIm Bank" is now a SuperPAC, having filed documents with the FEC.
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/16/14 09:36 AM
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal today is having one of those pre-presidential-campaign events, at the Heritage Foundation at 11 a.m. Ahead of that, Jindal's mini-think-tank, "America Next," released an energy plan this morning.
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/16/14 07:53 AM
On yet another score, Obamacare is failing to live up to the promises on which it passed.
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/15/14 11:42 AM
When billionaires spend big on lobbyists in D.C. these days, the prize they seek is more regulation — which will enrich them. Hedge fund honcho William Ackman and casino king Sheldon Adelson stand above the rich guy crowd as far as lobbying, according to Tess VandenDolder of In The Capital:...
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/12/14 02:47 PM
Sen. Rob Portman lays out a Republican agenda of good policies, but with little appeal to the public.
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/12/14 12:57 PM
An underappreciated aspect of inflation, in my view, is how it allows real wages to fall.
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/11/14 05:31 PM
Secretary of State John Kerry tells us that we are not going to war with the Islamic State. President Obama says it’s not even a state. Yet the U.S. is sending military personnel, planes, and bombs to the part of the Middle East controlled and governed by the group that goes by that name....
By Ashe Schow and Timothy P. Carney | 09/11/14 02:56 PM
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the foremost lobbying force for Export-Import Bank, recently posted an article on how crucial the bank is to women-owned businesses.
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/10/14 01:29 PM
House Republican leaders have released a proposal to keep funding government through the election. The proposed CR includes a 6-month extension of the Export-Import Bank.
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/10/14 12:32 PM
Jonathan Blum has passed through the revolving door, becoming an executive vice president at insurance giant CareFirst.
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