By Timothy P. Carney | 08/19/14 06:41 PM
Congress thought it was time to replace "captured" financial regulators with a new, un-captured regulator. But that's not what the CFPB turned out to be.
By Timothy P. Carney | 08/18/14 02:43 PM
Regulation is the tool entrenched businesses use against consumers and competitors. This regulatory battle in North Carolina could become a victory for liberty.
By Timothy P. Carney | 08/18/14 12:29 PM
Steyer raised money for President Obama and donated to Rep. Nancy Pelosi while Pelosi pushed for the federal money that profited Steyer -- and that Steyer's fund, Farallon Capital, lobbied on.
By Timothy P. Carney | 08/15/14 07:04 PM
Americans may not be eager to abolish the minimum wage, legalize prostitution, or repeal the New Deal, but libertarianism's warnings ring truer than ever.
By Timothy P. Carney | 08/13/14 02:38 PM
For many families, Obamacare is probably very helpful. The costs of these benefits are mostly dispersed widely, and so it's not easy to directly compare the costs to the benefits. But sometimes the costs are pretty measurable.
By Timothy P. Carney | 08/13/14 01:42 PM
Being the chief export subsidizer in the country carries lots of responsibilities including, apparently, barnstorming the country to try and rally the businesses you subsidize to push lawmakers to keep the subsidies flowing. This ain't cheap.
By Timothy P. Carney | 08/13/14 09:02 AM
Apple released its diversity report today. Here are some headlines about it: "Apple Diversity Stats: A Lot of White Men" (PC Mag) "Apple's workforce is mostly white, Asian and male" (USA Today) "Apple Is Mostly White and Male, According to Its First Diversity Report" (Time) "Apple:...
By Timothy P. Carney | 08/12/14 08:41 PM
What if the other guys are mostly shooting their own soldiers in the back, and you are, too? Then laying down your weapon is the right strategy.
By Timothy P. Carney | 08/11/14 04:01 PM
Whenever government increases its role in the economy, the spoils tend to go to the big and the well connected. Witness the New Market Tax Credit.
By Timothy P. Carney | 08/08/14 04:29 PM
President Obama says he doesn't take lightly the decision to launch air attacks on Iraq -- but you couldn't tell that from the way he launched the attack.
By Timothy P. Carney | 08/07/14 05:53 PM
Walgreens purchased a European-based drugstore chain. The U.S. has really high corporate taxes. As this new joint company decides where to base itself, the U.S.'s high corporate tax rates may play a role.
By Timothy P. Carney | 08/07/14 12:58 PM
Democrats all over the country are running in support of the Export-Import Bank, a government agency President Obama rightly called "little more than a fund for corporate welfare." (That was before he controlled it, of course.)
By Timothy P. Carney | 08/05/14 08:16 PM
President Obama and his allies in the business lobby say they need export subsidies to compete with China's export subsidies. One problem with that argument: U.S. export programs directly subsidize China's export programs.
By Timothy P. Carney | 08/04/14 08:20 AM
It's called the political economy: Politicians use the taxpayer to subsidize businesses, and then they demand money from those businesses.
By Timothy P. Carney | 08/01/14 05:31 PM
Former Majority Leader Eric Cantor is leaving the swamp of Capitol Hill early to return home, to live and work among the people of Henrico and Culpeper Counties whom he's represented for 14 years. I'm joking, of course.
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