Michael D. Tanner
Conservatives have long been among the biggest critics of
welfare programs for poor and low-income Americans, mostly with
just cause. But such criticism would probably be received better if
here was even half as much outrage directed at welfare for
The latest outrageous example of corporate welfare comes from
West Virginia, where Republican-turned-Democrat-turned-Republican
governor Jim Justice is asking for $4-5 billion in subsidies for
coal-powered utility plants.
Investors who prefer to receive income from their stocks likely know of most of the market’s biggest dividend names. When you think of dividend stocks, the usual suspects probably come to mind, such as Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:...
People criticize business subsidies because they harm taxpayers. But there is another group harmed by business subsidies: the recipients. Government welfare for low-income families induces unproductive behaviors, but the same is tru...
Conservatives are quick to criticize public welfare for the poor. But they should be no less vehement in their opposition to corporate welfare, a form of welfare that is running rampant while the taxpayers of our country are dying a...
A plan for FCC subsidized broadband internet could potentially provide low income Americans access to high speed internet for a measly $9.25 a month, but some critics claim this new “ObamaNet” welfare plan could lead to taxpayers pa...