Corporate Welfare Archives - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
by and | Sep 16, 2022

The mutual fund industry has gone “woke.” It’s not just the asset managers who screen socially “unacceptable” companies in industries involving, say, guns, fossil fuels, tobacco, or gambling. Those have been around for decades. No, there’s something else amiss. And…

by | Feb 17, 2022

It all seemed to make sense. Americans were hard workers, but jobs were scarce. So the 1930s Great Depression’s severe unemployment levels seemed the time for the national government to create a New Deal of welfare programs to assist those…

by | Nov 8, 2021

World leaders assembled gas-guzzling fleets of tinted-window limos last week, and drove like a funeral procession for fiscal responsibility to a G20 summit in Rome. President Joe Biden’s alleged “bathroom accident” in the Vatican overshadowed the most important story out…

by | Sep 2, 2021

We’re living through a moment of economic nationalism. President Trump slapped tariffs on China, and President Biden hasn’t removed them. In the 2020 Democratic primaries, Zoomers and Millennials expressed strong preference for Bernie over Biden. On the right, the up-and-coming…

by | Jul 23, 2019

Seattle, we have a problem. Amazon generated almost $12 billion in income domestically last year. But the company paid no corporate income tax. Instead, the federal government paid the company $129 million in tax rebates. Amazon, like so many other…

by | Oct 3, 2018

The Heartland Institute recently pointed out it’s not just taxpayers in the big cities that are getting hammered on stadium deals. In fact, residents of some of the smaller cities can face more adverse affects because there’s a lower population…

by | Sep 7, 2018

Mickey Mouse is turning down corporate welfare in Anaheim. The Walt Disney Company and the City of Anaheim have agreed to end a plan that would have given $267 million in subsidies for a luxury hotel to serve Disneyland Resort,…

by | Aug 31, 2018

The Democrats and the media have repeatedly accused President Trump and the GOP Congress of “sabotaging” Obamacare, claiming that changes to the “Affordable Care Act” would result in unprecedented premium hikes in 2019. In July, for example, Nancy Pelosi made…

by | Sep 29, 2017

If you have been following the business news over the past couple of weeks, you know about “HQ2.” It is the most sought-after prize — the biggest pot of gold, if you will, at the end of a shimmering rainbow…

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