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Op-Ed: Corporate Welfare Fails Taxpayers and Small Businesses

Op-Ed: Corporate Welfare Fails Taxpayers and Small Businesses

In recent years, the public’s awareness of crony capitalism, whereby government picks winners and losers, has increased tremendously. This is a good thing for advocates of free markets, because no market can be free where politicians use the power and

El Paso's Proposed Unnecessary Tax Increase

El Paso's Proposed Unnecessary Tax Increase

El Paso’s citizens could be asked to cough up more of their hard-earned money to the city, because the city’s proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2015 includes a tax increase of 2.3 cents per $100 valuation. The city manager defended

Texas Cities Should Learn From Bankrupt, Spendthrift Detroit

Texas Cities Should Learn From Bankrupt, Spendthrift Detroit

Detroit is, quite literally, bankrupt. In fact, they are still in bankruptcy proceedings. Yet in spite of this, they appear to have learned nothing. Hopefully Texans are taking note, so that the Lone Star State does not experience similar problems