The NFL Wants to Block Tax Reform Because It Would End a Common Stadium Subsidy – Hit & Run : Reason.com

The tax reform bill unveiled this week by House Republicans would do away with the federal tax exemption for municipal bonds, commonly claimed by states and cities to subsidize the construction of stadiums. The National Football League is gearing up Continue reading The NFL Wants to Block Tax Reform Because It Would End a Common Stadium Subsidy – Hit & Run : Reason.com

The Myth of Natural Monopoly | Mises Institute

The very term “public utility” … is an absurd one. Every good is useful “to the public,” and almost every good … may be considered “necessary.” Any designation of a few industries as “public utilities” is completely arbitrary and unjustified. — Murray Continue reading The Myth of Natural Monopoly | Mises Institute

Cuban Doctors Revolt: ‘You Get Tired of Being a Slave’ – The New York Times

In a rare act of collective defiance, scores of Cuban doctors working overseas to make money for their families and their country are suing to break ranks with the Cuban government, demanding to be released from what one judge called Continue reading Cuban Doctors Revolt: ‘You Get Tired of Being a Slave’ – The New York Times

Puerto Rico Bans Alcohol Sales To Help Disaster: Discriminatory

Puerto Rico is suffering on a massive scale in the wake of Hurricane Maria earlier this month. Eighty percent of the nation’s food crops were destroyed by the storm. Losses on the island total in the tens of billions of dollars. Aid has reached the country, Continue reading Puerto Rico Bans Alcohol Sales To Help Disaster: Discriminatory

Police Union Complains Public Saw Roughing Up Utah Nurse

The head of the Salt Lake Police Association has watched the country’s outrage over the videos showing a nurse getting arrested for refusing to draw a man’s blood without a warrant and has decided the correct response is to complain that the public Continue reading Police Union Complains Public Saw Roughing Up Utah Nurse

Fake News Becomes Real News after Facebook CEO Reveals Russian Accounts

Mark Zuckerberg just changed the conversation about Russian interference in US electionsand made it much harder for folks at the White House to skirt the issue. President Trump, so far, has bristled at any insinuation that his win was tainted by Russian influence. Continue reading Fake News Becomes Real News after Facebook CEO Reveals Russian Accounts