Sweet Subsidies: Sugar and Corn

Written by Gary North on April 27, 2012

Congress has been prohibiting Americans from buying low-cost sugar ever since 1789, the first year of the United States under the Constitution. This subsidizes the sugar growers, who have not operated in a free market in the nation’s history. But it’s not just the sugar growers who are the beneficiaries. Corn producers, whose product is […]

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New Federal Moves to Restrict Gun Sales

Written by Gary North on January 19, 2012

The federal government is now tracking gun sales through added paperwork. One gun store resisted. It filed a lawsuit to resist. A judge has thrown out the case. The rules affect pretty much any firearm that is not a handgun. That includes hunting rifles, semi-automatics, those with detachable magazines and any caliber .22 or higher. […]

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