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by | Jun 29, 2018

Someone asked to make a list of lobbyists with the worst reputations on Capitol Hill probably wouldn’t add “the catfish…

by | Jun 14, 2018

Commodity programs are cronyism run amok. Government subsidies (paid for by your tax dollars, of course) protect farmers from reduced crop…

by | Jun 11, 2018

A few weeks ago, we looked into the state of commodity programs from the perspective of farmers. We found that…

by | Jun 4, 2018

Coal and nuclear power plants have good friends in the Energy Department. And they’re hardly afraid to cash in on…

by | Jun 1, 2018

This morning, President Trump announced that he was imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum. That in itself would be nothing…

by | May 29, 2018

As the battle over the Farm Bill has raged in the background, we’ve been spending the last few weeks looking…

by | May 25, 2018

Bad news: there’s another national security crisis. And no, it has nothing to do with cancelling the Iran deal or…

by | May 10, 2018

Remember “got milk?” That charming advertising campaign is one of the most famous of all time, not to mention having…

by | Apr 26, 2018

There are very few winners in a trade war, but there are always clear losers. One of the clearest losers…

by | Apr 24, 2018

One of the most pervasive myths in politics is that all big businesses want government to be smaller. Policymakers and…

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