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.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/31/14 01:35 PM
If that expectation of a Wall Street bailout can be brought to near-zero, then that has some ramifications.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/31/14 11:20 AM
The Obama White House and the health insurance industry have an uneasy alliance to defend Obamacare's subsidies and mandates — at the expense of the taxpayer.
By Byron York | 09/14/14
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