Shortly before a private spaceflight company’s test rocket exploded over southern Texas last weekend, state lawmakers announced millions in subsidies to get the company to continue launching rockets in the Lone Star State.
Space Exploration Technologies, commonly known as SpaceX, will receive more than $15 million in public financing to build a launch pad in Cameron County, near the Mexican border.
Michigan Democrat Gary Peters has earned thousands of dollars from the Detroit water system that has been attacked by many on the left for cutting off water to struggling residents.
Democratic nominee for Alabama Attorney General Joe Hubbard said a cameraman being at a public event was a “dirty trick,” and proceeded to take pictures of the man’s ID and license plate.
It’s time to end the War on Corporations. A good place to start would be to stop lashing out at treasonous non-state actors like some kind of economic police force, and start addressing the root causes of this phenomenon. Ideally, we would also try to stamp out Corporate-phobia in America, an ugly sentiment that ignores the legitimate grievances of corporations, and in some cases drives them to engage in economic treason.
Anti-corporate hostility reached new heights this week following the announcement that Burger King was acquiring Canadian coffee chain Tim Hortons in order to relocate its headquarters to Canada for tax purposes, a process known as an “inversion.” The move comes a month after U.S. pharmaceutical company moved its headquarters to Ireland via inversion in order to enjoy a lower tax rate.
Congressional Democrats were quick to decry a recent Supreme Court decision that eased campaign contribution limits, but members of their caucus are now taking full advantage of the increased fundraising potential it provided.
Montana’s incumbent senator is helping to raise money for a long-shot Senate candidate affiliated with groups that explicitly advocate overthrowing the American capitalist system.
California law now requires framers of the state’s curriculum to consider including instruction on the “significance” of President Obama’s election.