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No to Coal Subsidies, No to Corporate Welfare

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 corporations. 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.
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