By Timothy P. Carney | 06/19/14 11:31 AM
If you have a corporate-welfare bank that costs all taxpayers, combined, $2 billion a decade, and it provides almost all of its subsidies to a handful of politically connected companies, congressmen will hear a lot more lobbying in defense of the corporate-welfare bank than in opposition.
By Timothy P. Carney | 06/18/14 03:12 PM
The Aerospace Industries Association placed an ad in Politico today supporting the Export-Import Bank, which mostly subsidizes airplanes. The argument: Even Reagan reauthorized Ex-Im. The "Facts" listed in the ad are all basically false. 1) The ad claims Ex-Im is profitable, but that's an...
By Timothy P. Carney | 06/16/14 11:42 AM
"Crony capitalism" and "corporate welfare" are good rhetorical cudgels for politicians to wield, and increasingly Republicans use them against Democrats. But are they more than just rhetoric?
By Timothy P. Carney | 06/16/14 11:15 AM
This video is a helpful video explainer of the political fight over the Export-Import Bank.
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