Ever hear of California’s infamously bankrupt Stockman County? Listen to the podcast and discover how Chicago has 13 municipalities that can top it.
President Barack Obama has proposed studying the possibility of privatizing the Tennessee Valley Authority, the nation’s largest government-owned utility. Privatization expert Leonard Gilroy of The Reason Foundation tells Heartland‘s Steve Stanek why the president[…]
Businesses and industries looking for government handouts have produced studies that predict big paybacks. Roy Cordato of the John Locke Foundation says there’s a great reason to take these studies with a shaker or two of salt.
The latest edition of The Heartland Institute’s Author Series featured Hester Peirce of the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. One of the most-knowledgeable scholars in America on finance policy, Hester[…]
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[First published in Investors Business Daily.] There he goes again, Warren Buffett bleating about the supposed need for government to more heavily tax high-income earners while he owns life insurance[…]
A great deal of attention is currently being paid to the fiscal cliff and a grand bargain. If the past is any indicator, under either event taxes will go up[…]
Sean Gabb of the Libertarian Alliance in the UK has produced an excellent essay dismantling the British government’s announced plans to cap the interest rates on personal loans. “Loan sharking” strikes[…]
On the campaign trail, President Obama claimed that $50-billion-bailed-out General Motors (GM) was back — as the globe’s top car seller. The president was saying this long after it stopped being[…]