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The Most Underrated Crony Capitalism Story Of 2014?

The Most Underrated Crony Capitalism Story Of 2014?

According to George Will, sick the most significant blow against crony capitalism in 2014 may have been a little-noticed court ruling in Kentucky. In his regular column, Will contends that, “last year’s most encouraging development in governance” might have been a District Court ruling — the first of its kind since 1932 — striking down […]

Congress Allows Pension Cuts For Current Retirees

Congress Allows Pension Cuts For Current Retirees

A provision in the recently passed spending bill will allow some underfunded multi-employer pension plans to cut benefits for current retirees.

Does Congress Need To Be Bribed To Do Its Job?

Does Congress Need To Be Bribed To Do Its Job?

Would Congress adopt sounder policies if members received bonus pay for reaching economic growth targets?

Insurance Companies Become Obamacare’s Biggest Defenders

Insurance Companies Become Obamacare’s Biggest Defenders

Critics charge Obamacare’s individual mandate is boosting the profits of insurance companies, securing their loyalty to Democratic politicians. Washington Post blogger Jennifer Rubin argued Tuesday that “the individual mandate is the greatest single act of corporate welfare in memory,” creating new customers for the insurance companies by fiat and subsidizing that coverage with tax dollars. (RELATED: Obama Admin […]

Activists Clamor To Keep Internet Tax-Free

Activists Clamor To Keep Internet Tax-Free

Activists continued to press for congressional action on Internet taxation Friday, pharmacy hoping for a vote in the lame-duck session. A coalition of trade associations sent a letter to congressional leaders in both parties on Thursday, urging them to pass a permanent moratorium against state and local taxes on Internet access. The Internet Tax Freedom Act (ITFA) […]

USPS Getting Into The Business Of Delivering Groceries

USPS Getting Into The Business Of Delivering Groceries

  Republished with permission–The Daily Caller Foundation: http://dailycallernewsfoundation.org/ A taxpayer advocacy group claims that a new delivery service is just an attempt by the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) to avoid making “real reforms”. The Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) initially gave approval on Thursday for the USPS to begin an experimental market trial of Customized Delivery, “a package […]

Does The Export-Import Bank Cut The Deficit?

Does The Export-Import Bank Cut The Deficit?

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