Sallie James continues to make the case for shutting down the Export-Import Bank. Her case is unassailable. Such corporate welfare – which is all that the Ex-Im Bank is in business to distribute – is both unethical and economically harmful.
Walter Williams draws our attention to this news story about government-school officials’ obnoxious behavior. To say that government-school officials are out to lunch is a vast understatement.
Writing in yesterday’s Los Angeles Times, Jonah Goldberg eloquently challenges the absurd notion that government can mandate that health-care be free. Here’s an especially good line from Goldberg’s column:
It’s amazing that [modern-day, i.e., anti-] liberals and libertarians can see eye to eye on ending federal bullying on the sale of raw milk, but liberals see no threats from a federal takeover of healthcare and the transformation of insurers into de facto branches of the government.