USPS cronyism is unaffordable for shippers and customers

USPS cronyism is unaffordable for shippers and customers

By Ross Marchand / Taxpayers Protection Alliance The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is as determined as ever to make customers pay more as they defend ludicrous schemes keeping the agency deep in debt. The cost of First-Class postage is slated to increase from 49 to 50 cents on Jan. 21 as part of a desperate […]

Taxpayers should be wary of false sugar reform proposals

Taxpayers should be wary of false sugar reform proposals

By David Williams / Taxpayers Protection Alliance The U.S. sugar lobby constantly reminds people that crony capitalism is alive and well in Washington, D.C., as they continue to protect their sweet deal of federal subsidies that come at the expense of American consumers and taxpayers. To make matters worse, the sugar lobby is promoting a […]

The long history of government meddling in the American marketplace

The long history of government meddling in the American marketplace

By Mike Holly / Mises Daily Although the causes of economic crises recurring throughout US history and often spreading worldwide can’t be proven using empirical means, oppressive government regulations favoring special interests in relevant industries have preceded every crisis. Typically, cronyism involves support of politicians in exchange for regulations denying others the freedom to compete […]