Posts Tagged ‘government subsidies’

  • The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere

    How Government Helped and Helps Paul Revere

    May 12, 12 • 616 Views • No Comments

    The year was 1800 when a 65 year old, Paul Revere said, “I have engaged to build me a Mill for Rolling Copper into sheets which for me is a great undertaking, and will require every farthing which I can rake or scrape.” Paul Revere had been a......  [read more]

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    Tuition Intuition

    Jan 22, 12 • 594 Views • No Comments

    With tuition and student loans skyrocketing, the Obama Administration has urged colleges to charge less and Congress to lower the cap on monthly payments. Maybe though, they are targeting the wrong solution. One Bloomberg View columnist suggests that......  [read more]

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    Government’s Venture Capital

    Jan 9, 12 • 644 Views • No Comments

    The Erie Railway went bankrupt multiple times. Primarily government funded, it originally connected 2 small NY communities and cost 4 times more than initial projections when it was completed in 1851.  Citing the financial woes of the Erie Railway, a......  [read more]