Corporate Welfare - is any financial benefit purposely granted by the government to a specific business or class of businesses and that is not generally available to all businesses and taxpayers. I've never heard a political candidate campaign on the positives of crony-capitalism or corporate welfare. Both democrats and republicans seem to agree in theory that corporate welfare is bad. A quick search of the internet will find statements made by
Excellent answer! And it will be interesting to watch our 'conservative' farm lobby squirm as they try to respond. ;-)
Generally, 'conservatives' are happy to conserve their own resources when we discuss giving them to someone else, but are happy to conserve someone else's resources only *after* the conservative has received them.
A somewhat inverted corollary of how they're all for individual freedom, as long as the individual is them. Others' individual freedoms? Not so much.
Yes, I know exactly what you are talking about. Also, Ms. Brandy had a question which you answered with specific alternate ideas. Now, my question is: If MS can do it, can we then lead the other states who are doing it also? Thanks for being a conservative republican. I wish you represented me.
I wholeheartedly agree with the general principles laid out in your article. But... tell the rest of the story and watch the reactions. Because these days, in states like MS, farms are corporations, too. Will you say that your principles should apply to *all* corporations?
Thank you for explaining this! We will miss you in the state house of representatives!
I can get behind this, but what are some feasible alternatives and solutions?