The Average American Family Pays $6,000 a Year in Subsidies to Big Business By Paul Bucheit: The average American family pays $6,000 a year in subsidies to big business. That’s over and above our payments to the big companies for energy and food and housing and health care and all our tech devices. It’s $6,000 […]
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The bureaucrats in tin-foil hats at Seven50 are hoping to revive alchemy and subsidize companies that cannot compete in the market where consumers benefit from choice. Here is an example of the well-intended policies of economic malfeasance that Seven50 will push thru green, light rail and local food companies. There is nothing wrong with those […]
Are agriculture subsidies an appropriate element of a welfare state? via ▶ Milton Friedman – Should Agriculture Be Subsidized? – YouTube.
“One of the things we often find about these stadiums,” explains Kennesaw State University economist J.C. Bradbury, is that “[politicians and supporters] always underestimate the costs and overestimate the benefits.” Indeed, as Bradbury points out, every independent analysis of subsidies for sports teams and stadiums shows that they suck money out of the local economy. […]
While the war on freedom should be ended and people should be free to consume cannabis if they so choose, nothing should ever be subsidized forcing one person to pay for another’s consumption. via ▶ D.C. Considers Discount Medical Marijuana for Low-Income Patients – YouTube.
Corn growers receive billions of dollars each year in subsidies from the U.S. government. The average American family pays $400 per year to subsidize corn. As a result, corn products and derivatives can be found in many items at American grocery stores. In the video, Professor Daniel J. D’Amico discusses how farm subsidies and other […]
Would developing more silly walks benefit society? Possibly. But who will pay for them? Professor Art Carden regrets that the only way he can come up with to receive payment for creating silly walks is through receiving a subsidy from the government. If the government subsidized the creation of silly walks, there would surely be […]
From Campaign for Liberty Red State Socialism 2 by Norm Singleton This week, the House of Representatives takes up their version of the Farm Bill. The House bill spends $940 billion over five years, compared to the $955 billion Senate bill that passed the Senate last week. Like the Senate bill, the House bill is […]
Here are the Pigs in the latest US House agri bill: Sushi rice- guarantees for prices increases in the price of sushi rice Catfish farmers get profit-margin insurance Crop buyers like Archer Daniels-Midland Grocers such as Supervalu Insurers like Wells Fargo The switch: dropping payments to corn growers for increases in corn insurance Revenue guarantees […]
No More Stadium Subsidies Somebody once said sports reporters are the best writers because they have to come up with new ways to tell the same basic story over and over. If that is true, then those who cover the business of sports may be second-best. “Officials, Flying Squirrels in Stadium Talks” has been the […]