Crazy Person Thinks Government Should Provide “Business Planning”

This is kind of funny: No Bailout for Small Businesses… But How About Help with Planning? The premise? That government should help small business by providing business planning services: So I don’t know how government really boosts small business. Sure, I have my opinions. Obviously we need the banks to start lending money again, and […]

Which Came First, the Chicken or the SUV?

In a story logically related to yesterday’s post about Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, there’s this bit in the NYT about government’s influence on the US auto market. Short version: in a tariff war with Europe over frozen chickens, the federal government implemented, among others, increased tariffs on light truck imports (which impacted Germany’s VW, […]