By Timothy P. Carney | 07/17/14 11:41 AM
The story of Debra Harrell is heartbreaking, interesting, and upsetting. It has many lessons. One of them: Neighborliness may be on the decline.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/15/14 07:03 PM
Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., is probably the most libertarian member of the U.S. House, which means he's made some enemies on K Street. They are funding his primary opponent, Brian Ellis.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/15/14 06:47 PM
Farmers agree that it makes sense to buy more food overseas closer to hungry people. But the shipping industry balks at losing half of its profitable cargo.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/15/14 11:56 AM
Republican Rep. Cathy McMorris-Rodgers is from Washington State, which makes her hesitance on the Export-Import Bank raise eyebrows. A local paper, the Spokesman-Review, blasted her for her reluctance, citing Washington's status as "the nation's most trade-dependent state."
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/11/14 07:58 PM
Lobbying and political contributions don't increase a company's profits, a new academic study suggests -- they mostly just enrich the CEO.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/09/14 09:38 AM
In the current battle over the Export-Import Bank, Democratic politicians and liberal journalists have dropped their populist pretenses and openly embraced the corporate-federal collusion that Ex-Im embodies.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/04/14 07:30 AM
Former Rep. Todd Tiahrt is a man on a mission — to reclaim the Republican Party for earmarkers.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/02/14 08:41 AM
Keith Hennessey was director of the National Economic Council in George W. Bush's second term. He was also a top GOP Hill aide for years. He's no flame-throwing Tea Partier. His resume is thoroughly establishment Republican.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/01/14 03:39 PM
If the views on display outside the Supreme Court and on the Internet this week are widely held on the Left, we're in for a long, ugly culture war.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/01/14 04:08 PM
Many liberals respond to the Export-Import Bank fight by shrugging, rolling their eyes, and saying "what an odd fight to pick."
By Timothy P. Carney | 06/30/14 06:12 PM
No, @TPCarney. Morning-after pills like Plan B actually don't cause abortions. It is amazing that you and so many others still believe this.— Jamil Smith (@JamilSmith) June 30, 2014 The Green family, who owns Hobby Lobby, aren't Catholics, and they don't have a broad...
By Timothy P. Carney | 06/30/14 08:45 AM
If you could get friendly bureaucrats to make your product a mandatory form of compensation, wouldn't you?
By Timothy P. Carney | 06/27/14 04:59 PM
This isn't a fight between airy ideas and real-world benefits. It's a fight between outspoken beneficiaries and hidden victims. In other words, it's another fight between the politically connected and the less powerful.
By Timothy P. Carney | 06/27/14 08:23 AM
"Corporate welfare in the defense of liberty is no vice." That's the punchy opening my AEI colleague Tom Donnelly uses to defend the Export-Import Bank, the imperiled federal agency that subsidizes U.S. exports by extending taxpayer-backed financing to foreign buyers. Donnelly is completely...
By Timothy P. Carney | 06/25/14 02:41 PM
Republican Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling opened today's hearing on the Export-Import Bank by excoriating corporate welfare and calling out big businesses by name in something of a populist speech.
By Paul Bedard | 07/30/14
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