Crony Capitalism is a Problem, Just ask Bernie Sanders or…The Koch Brothers

Presidential primaries, and general elections for that matter, are not natural homes for nuance. They paint the world as solely consisting of binary choices, even when there are multiple people in the race. Issues are often framed as, I’m right and they’re wrong, or my ideas or good and theirs are terrible. And the politics…
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Taxpayer-Backed Green Energy Companies Pay Out Big Bonuses to Execs

President Obama’s green energy loan program has caused us some serious heartburn. It never feels good to watch tens of billions of dollars our taxpayer dollars go to dubious green energy companies simply because Obama made a speculative bet, decided to go “all in,” lost, and has been gambling wildly ever since. From Solyndra, which…
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Another One Bites the Dust – Obama's Green-Energy Gambles Still Not Paying Off

Earlier this week the nation celebrated what would have been Ronald Reagan’s 101st birthday. It reminded me of one of my favorite quotes of his, “The government’s view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops…
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