The Wichita City Council will consider new taxicab regulations that, city hall hopes, will improve tax service in Wichita. But the regulations create high barriers to entry that stifle entrepreneurship and market competition, likely dooming the program to fail.
With claims of a mass land grab by his opponent that would result in a glut of displaced locals, a fair political question could be posed: Is U.S. Rep. Silvestre Reyes getting desperate?
The Texas Democrat is facing his most formidable challeng…
The translation of London Mayor Boris Johnson’s motto — see previous post — is:
“Should the round world break and fall about him, its ruins will strike him unafraid.”
In a news conference last week, U.S. Representative Mike Pompeo of Wichita and two others criticized President Barack Obama for misunderstanding of the meaning of a taxpayer protection pledge that Pompeo has signed.
By David Dayen, Firedoglake
Over the weekend, California Governor Jerry Brown announced that the budget deficit for the next fiscal year has nearly doubled, from $9.2 billion to $16 billion. This almost assuredly means a commensurate increase in cuts t…
By Marty Omoto, California Disability Community Action NetworkCalifornia’s budget deficit has swelled to a staggering $16 billion from the $9 billion it was projected in January, according to Governor Jerry Brown today, warning that the growing budge…
Attempting to reduce all actions to a single motivation falsifies human experience. Not all human relationships are reducible to the same terms as markets; at the very least, those that involve involuntary “exchanges” are radically different, because they represent losses of opportunity and value, rather than opportunities to gain value.