How are we going to pay for a $43 million "renewable energy" project at ISU when the state budget is facing an imminent crushing blow from Medicaid?
Prince Charles seems to think he's a dietician with magical powers: He wants to ban McDonald's. Seriously, what's with this culinary Stalinism?
Lookie here: "economic development incentives" don't actually turn slow-growing states into rich ones. The "incentives" game is a big loser for taxpayers.
The state legislature is considering a whole bunch of wacky ideas this year, including a whole bunch of proposals to raise the cigarette tax. Even if you don't like smoking (and I certainly don't), you have to realize that high cigarette taxes subsidize terrorist groups and organized crime.
Keywords in this show: budgets • cigarette tax • economic-development incentives • Iowa State University • McDonald's • Medicaid • organized crime • renewable energy • royalty • smoking • spending • Stalinism • taxes