Paying the house: when “economic development” goes bad

When you go to gamble, there is always one winner- the house. For your opportunity to wager your bets and win or loose, the house always wins. Except in the “house” of modern day “economic development” where government corporate welfare gives all kinds of deals and breaks, without any true guarantee of, well- anything. Sure Read More

Turner wants to help DHL dodge taxes

When is a gift not a gift? When it helps a foreign investor who has already received millions in tax breaks and subsidies over the years- avoid paying more taxes after it shafts its American workforce. In yet another bit of “political logic” Mike Turner wants DHL to give “the community” back a white elephant Read More