Corporate Welfare for Everyone!

Posted: Jul 27, 2013 12:01 AM

Let’s expand the corporate welfare state. . . After all, it worked out so well for GM and Detroit. Tad DeHaven, with Cato, joined the program to discuss the way States and the Feds are trying to pick winners and losers. (They’re mostly picking losers, by the way.)

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Ezra Klein is an Idiot:

Yep. . . But Ezra Klein only represents a small portion of idiots in Washington DC:

Big Three:

Number Three:

Everyone’s looking for inflation. Too bad inflation is not a leading indicator of economic health.

Number Two:

Obamacare’s problems are mounting.

Number One:

Corporate taxes, and corporate tax havens. One of these things is necessary to strong business. The other is a form of taxation.

Stocks in the News:

Tad DeHaven with Cato joined the program to talk about Corporate Welfare on both the state and Federal level:

Other News:

Oh, good. . . I was real worried about how they planned to read my emails:

Holder’s messing with Texas.

So, an illegal immigrant who is HIV positive and addicted to drugs gets to stay in this country because he’s gay. . . But this German family who is facing jail time in Germany for homeschooling has been ordered by the DOJ to get out of the US. . . Such fairness.

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