Articles by Stephen Slivinski

Uncle Sam: Venture Capitalist

Many members of Congress fancy themselves as venture capitalists. But instead of using their own money, they're using yours. Of the $92 billion spent each year on what is commonly known as "corporate welfare," $27 billion goes to subsidize... Read More

Highway Robbery

What can a 19th century French journalist teach the U.S. Congress about the 2004 federal highway bill? A lot, actually. Those who hold the public purse strings on Capitol Hill would be wise to heed the common-sense counsel of... Read More

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