The Hill: “Maize of Corruption”

Public trust in the government has been tenuous in recent years due to a deluge of government waste and corruption. Government waste is a product of cronyism, where political exchanges between public officials and special interest groups manifest in legislation. The normally inclusive benefits of legislation are tapered to exclusive benefits claimed by a smaller […]

Corn Festivals and Thoughts on Juicy Tax Expenditures

Zellwood Florida’s Sweet Corn Festival started the season last week, with another 2 dozen corn festivals around the U.S. later in the year.  These festivals are fun, safe, low cost and benign excuses for a community fundraiser.  Zellwood had plenty of arts and crafts, exhibits, musical entertainment, and plenty of sweet corn to eat.  But […]